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Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-10-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 973
Posted By Kevin_B
iPod music through external speakers

This may have been answered before but I can't find any posts in my search.

I would like to play my music on my iPod Touch wirelessly through a pair of good external speakers (with no built-in...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Kevin_B
Problem with Pages 09

I am having an on-going problem with a newsletter I am writing using Pages 09 on an imac running 10.6.8. This newsletter contains text and pictures, and is four pages long. When I update it for the...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 01-02-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By Kevin_B
How to place picture inside a border?

I have a jpeg of a christmas border with green ribbons around the border and a white inside. I also have a picture of a wintry scene. I would like to superimpose the border around the wintry scene,...
Forum: Apple TV 02-02-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,629
Posted By Kevin_B
Playing DVDs thru Apple TV

Here's my situation: I have a collection of travel DVDs that I made using iMovie, into which I imported all my travel pictures from iPhoto, and to which I have added captions and voice-overs in...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-05-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By Kevin_B
Ok folks, thanks for all your help! I just did a...

Ok folks, thanks for all your help! I just did a clone to an External 1Tb Hard Drive using Carbon Copy Cloner. To test it, I then went into System Preferences / Startup Disk, selected the External...
Forum: Apple TV 12-26-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By Kevin_B
Apple TV connections

I am thinking of buying an Apple TV. I currently have a flat screen TV connected to a home theatre system for the full audio experience. The TV has one HDMI slot. The home theatre receiver has no...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-26-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By Kevin_B
Restoring from bootable clone

As part of the precautions I am advised to take before I turn in my iMac for the 1Tb HD replacement recall, I will be making a bootable clone on a separate external hard drive, using either Super...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 10-19-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Kevin_B
Speaker system for netbook

Please excuse if this is not the correct forum for this "non-Apple" question. I have an Acer Netbook which I use for multi-media presentations to a group I belong to. This group is about 120 strong...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-02-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By Kevin_B
Transfer CD to new iPad

I have a CD with the user manual for a new TV. I would like to transfer the manual to my new iPad and save it on it. How can I do this?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-27-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By Kevin_B
Slide timings in Powerpoint

I have Powerpoint 2008 version 12.8.1, and have put together a 30 slide presentation. Using the Rehearse Timings, I have assigned timings to each slide (a tedious job in itself). Now I want to change...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-04-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Kevin_B
Customize toolbar?

When composing an e-mail In MAIL, if I want to Bold a word, or Italicize it, or Underline it, I have to click on Fonts and then make my change. Is there a way to display these functions (icons) on...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-29-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,467
Posted By Kevin_B
How to save Google map?

In my job as a newsletter editor, I have a need to show where a particular event is going to be held. This is best done with a map. Is there any way I can save a Google (or Mapquest) map, that I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-16-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,304
Posted By Kevin_B
Black text changing to white

I had posted a query re: this a number of months ago, but I am still having the same problem. I am relative newbee to the Mac world, having ditched my PC life about a year ago. I am publishing a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-22-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By Kevin_B
Wmv on a MBP?

I have an MBP 13 that I bought a couple of months ago. Whenever I get an e-mail with a .wmv attachment, I am unable to open it. Are there any add-on programs that I can download that will allow me...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-20-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,390
Posted By Kevin_B
What is GROWL?

Lately I have getting a message on the top right hand side of my screen telling me that an update is available for GROWL. What is Growl? I don't remember ever installing such a thing? Should I keep...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-04-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By Kevin_B
Refurbished, Y/N?

In reply to a question in a previous post, many of you replied that I should consider buying a Refurbished unit, thereby saving some money. This got me thinking as to why the unit was refurbished in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Kevin_B
Macbook Pro 13 or Netbook?

I have searched this forum to an answer to this specific question but can't find any. My dilemma is this: My wife's PC 15" laptop is almost 6 years old, slow as molasses, and has a quirky keyboard...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-10-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,952
Posted By Kevin_B
Problem playing CDs/DVDs

I have a number of CDs and DVDs with photos and home movies that I made when I had my PC. These all have paper labels on them. When I try and play them on my iMac, I hear a fairly loud whirring...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-05-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By Kevin_B
Question re: Mail / Address Book

In my Address Book, my "All Contacts" contains a couple of hundred names. I have made 2 groups, Group 1 contains 98 names (out of the "All Contacts"), and Group 2 contains 11 names (out of the "All...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-28-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,353
Posted By Kevin_B
Gtech or lacie which one

In the matter of external hard drives to go with my new iMac I find that there are as many opinions as there are ... well you know the rest. For better or worse I have narrowed my field down to 2:
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-19-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,784
Posted By Kevin_B
Bootcamp vs Virtualization

After my imminent switch to a new iMac, I will still have a few programs that I will want to run on Windows:

Quicken (because the Canadian Mac version fares poorly compared to the PC versions.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-19-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,740
Posted By Kevin_B
Thanks for the reply. I am in Canada, and am...

Thanks for the reply. I am in Canada, and am curious as to what in the software would be irritating to the Brits? Just curious!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-19-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,740
Posted By Kevin_B
Best genealogy program for mac

I am switching over from the "dark side" to my first iMac, and need some advice re: genealogy software. On my PC I have an old version of Family Tree for Windows. From my limited research on the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-18-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By Kevin_B
Fusion vs Parallels

I am looking for comments on the latest version of these programs, Fusion 3 and Parallels 5. I am about to buy my first iMac and need to run Windows XP Pro on it. I have 2 questions:

I know that...
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