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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By chas_m
Great! Thanks for letting us know!

Great! Thanks for letting us know!
Forum: Security Awareness Today, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By chas_m
http://www.electronista.com/articles/14/12/14/chri...

http://www.electronista.com/articles/14/12/14/christmas.dump.incoming.with.more.interesting.sony.pictures.data/
Forum: Security Awareness Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By chas_m
Any good security expert has already advised...

Any good security expert has already advised their clients of which systems should be taken "offline" (or intranet only) from the Internet. Most systems are, actually (probably the reason you still...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,757
Posted By chas_m
On the other hand, some 95 million or so users --...

On the other hand, some 95 million or so users -- like myself -- seem to really enjoy it. Makes you wonder where the "problem" actually lies. Apple, or just user resistance to change?

(and if...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By chas_m
Experiment with a different browser such as...

Experiment with a different browser such as Firefox and see if the problem is replicated. If it is, then clearly Safari isn't the issue.

Also try using Safari in the guest account and see if it...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,350
Posted By chas_m
For all those people who whine that there are...

For all those people who whine that there are occasionally minor formatting/layout issues when going from Open/LibreOffice or Pages to Word, I have to ask:

Have you ever moved a document from a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,859
Posted By chas_m
The NERVE of Quark Xpress wanting to stay in...

The NERVE of Quark Xpress wanting to stay in business!! Not like Adobe at all ... (rolls eyes)
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By chas_m
You must be going for the lowest-end model,...

You must be going for the lowest-end model, because the middle-tier iPad Air had 32GB while the new one has 64GB for the same price.

Among the other reasons why the iPad Air 2 is worth way more...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By chas_m
Broadly speaking, Macs are designed to last. Not...

Broadly speaking, Macs are designed to last. Not every piece (like the HD for example) is under their control, so sometimes things fail (occasionally even the Apple-designed bits fail, but that's...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By chas_m
Macs are resistant to viruses and malware, but...

Macs are resistant to viruses and malware, but they are not immune to scam emails from people who don't even know what bank you use, but are hoping you are as dumb as they are and will click the link...
Forum: iOS and Apps Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By chas_m
If you "don't have much room left," expect crappy...

If you "don't have much room left," expect crappy performance regardless of what OS version you have. Like OS X, iOS needs "room to work," and I'd suggest about 10 percent or so of the capacity be...
Forum: iOS and Apps Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By chas_m
Apple ID can equal, but does not have to equal,...

Apple ID can equal, but does not have to equal, an iCloud account (if you had an Apple ID from before iCloud went live, or are using an outdated iOS version.

So, make sure you also have an iCloud...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By chas_m
You're correct. Snow Leopard is increasingly...

You're correct. Snow Leopard is increasingly unsafe to use, as it no longer receives security updates.



It did for me, so you might consider it as you have the installer.

The longer-term...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By chas_m
1. Locate green-screen footage of snow falling. ...

1. Locate green-screen footage of snow falling.
2. Add to clips.
3. Add to project, select green screen option, add footage you want snow to fall over.

iMovie '11: Use a green-screen or...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 12-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By chas_m
Essentially, Real got laughed out of court. The...

Essentially, Real got laughed out of court. The jury was unanimous that Real's claims (evil Apple deliberately blocked our hack for no purpose other than to stop competition) were not true.

Jury...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By chas_m
What is the *native resolution* of the monitor...

What is the *native resolution* of the monitor you are having trouble with?
What is the brand and model?
Do you have Universal Access turned on?
Can you post a photo of the screen so we can see...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,859
Posted By chas_m
So you've never worked for Apple directly. As I...

So you've never worked for Apple directly. As I have.

So you're not operating from a basis of fact, only half-truths (yes, Apple have people who work on PCs. Are you not aware they make software...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 12-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By chas_m
Almost certainly pilot error. Do you...

Almost certainly pilot error.

Do you experience these problems when you use the iPad Air for (whatever you might use it for)?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By chas_m
Apple's iCloud comes with 5GB of free storage....

Apple's iCloud comes with 5GB of free storage. You can upgrade that to 20GB for $1 a month, or $4/month for 200GB. Depending on the size of your iPhoto library, one of those tiers might be perfect...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By chas_m
I've seen this, particularly in the early betas...

I've seen this, particularly in the early betas of Yosemite. A restart will usually clear it up, along with a little maintenance. A "permanent" cure is to not store things on your desktop (as Apple...
Forum: Apple TV 12-17-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By chas_m
1. Connect optical audio cord from optical audio...

1. Connect optical audio cord from optical audio out on back of TV to Sony surround sound system.
2. You're done.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,859
Posted By chas_m
I will bet you big money I know more people, at...

I will bet you big money I know more people, at more senior levels, at Apple then you do.

They do use those programs you mention -- for things that iWork and Pixelmator weren't designed to do.
...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-17-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,900
Posted By chas_m
Glad to hear. I have a rod and ball in my...

Glad to hear.

I have a rod and ball in my arm from when I destroyed my elbow landing on it in a fall. When I was a skinny whiff of a lad it would sometimes set off the metal detectors, but I've...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By chas_m
Sounds like you have an old installer (a separate...

Sounds like you have an old installer (a separate app from MatLab itself) that is the real source of your problem. Definitely check with the MatLab folks about that.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-17-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By chas_m
I believe this means you put a password on those...

I believe this means you put a password on those backups (encrypted them), per the checkbox in iTunes.
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