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Forum: iOS and Apps 08-02-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By swstacker
Apple ID help

My father passed away a couple of months ago :'(

He and my mom had an ipad they both used as well as iphones. They had all three set up on the same apple id which used my dad's email. We can't...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-24-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By swstacker
Thanks. I live in a rural area and no Apple...

Thanks. I live in a rural area and no Apple stores are close by. I have upgraded my current laptop to 16gb of ram and a 512 SSD. It helped a lot but I also do a lot of processor intensive work so I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By swstacker
Thanks for the link. I will read it. As to...

Thanks for the link. I will read it.

As to the retina version I guess that would be nice. My current model is pre retina and I don't think I have seen a retina model so I am not familiar with it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By swstacker
When are new Macbooks coming out?

I bought my Macbook pro in late 2011. It is getting close to being time to upgrade but it is not an urgent matter. I would like to find some thing new in the next 12 months.

I have been really...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-28-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,839
Posted By swstacker
I use fusion, windows 7 and quickbooks pro daily....

I use fusion, windows 7 and quickbooks pro daily. It works well.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 04-26-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,023
Posted By swstacker
Iphone text message sound changes to quiet

On my 4S when I get a text message it makes the normal sound but then if I get additional texts from that person within a short time the sound is different and quiet. This has caused me to miss the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-04-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,127
Posted By swstacker
So if I sign out with the current ID and sign in...

So if I sign out with the current ID and sign in with a different one all the apps will automatically disappear? I understand they are linked to the ID and if you needed to do a restore or something...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-03-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,127
Posted By swstacker
Apple ID help

Not sure if this is the right section to post this but here goes. My first apple purchase was an Ipad and I set up an apple id for that. I then liked it so much that I have purchased a macbook and an...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-11-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,062
Posted By swstacker
I am a new Mac user of about two months. I am...

I am a new Mac user of about two months. I am using Fusion to run Windows on my Mac. It works great. I have some programs that are windows only and it runs them fine. I did not try bootcamp because I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-11-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,604
Posted By swstacker
What he said. When you turn on your computer hold...

What he said. When you turn on your computer hold the option key and you can select to boot up your computer from an external drive. I use superduper to make a bootable clone of my mbp hard drive. If...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-09-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,604
Posted By swstacker
I bought a western digital 2TB external USB for...

I bought a western digital 2TB external USB for $89 at best buy. They had the same drive and price at wal mart as well. The other drive I have is 2TB as well but it is firewire. It was $159. Both of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-09-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,604
Posted By swstacker
I am a new mac user but here is what I am doing...

I am a new mac user but here is what I am doing and it works well. My mbp has a 750gb disk. I bought two 2TB external drives. I partitioned them both with 1250 GB and 750 GB partions. I have the time...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By swstacker
For what its worth I have a MBP and run windows 7...

For what its worth I have a MBP and run windows 7 under fusion and use GIS programs daily. It works great. This is my first Mac and after a couple of months with it I am totally pleased and doubt I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-04-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By swstacker
I could - but I am wondering why not partition...

I could - but I am wondering why not partition the drives so that I have a TM and CCC backup on both drives? One kept onsite (at home) and one at work.

Granted this wouldn't be as good as 4...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-04-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By swstacker
What do you think of this backup strategy

I have a 750gb hd in my mac and only about 400 gb is full.

I have a 2TB external drive and will be buying another. I was thinking one for time machine and the other for a carbon copy cloner...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-04-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,601
Posted By swstacker
firewire vs. usb for backup

I am looking at buying an external drive for use for time machine backups. From what I understand firewire is faster than usb, but how much faster is it really in real world use? Is it worth the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-31-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By swstacker
I bought the better snap tool in the app store...

I bought the better snap tool in the app store for $1.99. It does exactly what I want.

Thanks Ivan.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-31-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By swstacker
This is what I am talking about in windows 7....

This is what I am talking about in windows 7. Windows 7 - Split Screen Feature - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M54KXniQAUM)

Maybe the mac can do it I don't know I am a new user?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-31-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By swstacker
The main thing I miss from windows

I have had my first mac for about a month now and so far I love it but the only thing I really miss which I used a lot in windows is the abilty to drag a couple of open windows to either side of the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-18-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By swstacker
When I was talking about "facing" them I meant...

When I was talking about "facing" them I meant putting them on the sides of the two separate buildings so that there were minimal obstructions between the two. Essentially trying to get line of sight...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-18-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,920
Posted By swstacker
I don't know. I have never used it. When I used...

I don't know. I have never used it. When I used my Windows machine I just relied on Carbonite (which didn't always keep up) and a thumb drive I carried everywhere in my pocket.

Since I switched...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-18-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By swstacker
Thanks for replies. Actually the workshop and...

Thanks for replies. Actually the workshop and house do not share electric lines. They are each on separate meters.

I am not really up on all the wireless repeater technology. What specifically do...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-18-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,920
Posted By swstacker
I actually do use online backup. I used carbonite...

I actually do use online backup. I used carbonite on my PC and since I got this new Mac I am considering back blaze. It helps but my main problem with it is I often generate a gig of data per data at...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-17-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,920
Posted By swstacker
Thanks for the replies. I have never used it but...

Thanks for the replies. I have never used it but I was reading on truecrypt's webpage that the FBI seized a hard drive encrypted with their software and after over a year of trying they could not...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-17-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By swstacker
help me extend my network

Here is my setup. DSL internet connection with a linksys wireless router connected directly to the dsl modem. It is located pretty much in the center of my house.

The wireless signal reached...
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