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Search: Posts Made By: S.SubZero
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-29-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By S.SubZero
I set tap dragging. Apple hid it under System...

I set tap dragging. Apple hid it under System Preferences -> Accessibility -> Mouse & Trackpad -> Trackpad options -> Enable dragging: without drag lock.

This makes it so you double tap on a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-28-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By S.SubZero
If it works for you that is fine. Is it...

If it works for you that is fine.

Is it decent?

Well.. That model has not changed at all since 2012. The screen is very low res, only the 11" Air is lower vertically (and the iPhone 6 Plus is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By S.SubZero
Let me clarify. "That is why Apple hides...

Let me clarify.

"That is why Apple hides that resolution on the built-in screen on Retina model Apple MacBook Pros but not to external monitors. It's not useful."
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By S.SubZero
My thought is look very closely at the three...

My thought is look very closely at the three stickied topics in this forum. Particularly the first one.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By S.SubZero
That is why Apple hides that resolution. It's...

That is why Apple hides that resolution. It's not useful.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-10-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By S.SubZero
Only you know what you need. It's not our job...

Only you know what you need. It's not our job nor place to dictate what you should buy. If you need power, get the more powerful one. If you absolutely need the most portability possible and are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-10-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By S.SubZero
The "docks" for Macs are Thunderbolt-based port...

The "docks" for Macs are Thunderbolt-based port replicators. I don't think I've seen any that handle more than one or two monitors tops.

You may want to look at this Matrox multi-display...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-08-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By S.SubZero
Destroy it immediately. Take a hammer and just...

Destroy it immediately. Take a hammer and just pound away at it until there's nothing left but mangled metal and dust. Utterly annihilate it and dispose of it right away.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-26-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By S.SubZero
Given the cost and the labor, and the -high-...

Given the cost and the labor, and the -high- chance you'll break something and render the entire experience an expensive failure, you're better off just buying a 2012 15" MBP on like eBay.

Mind...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By S.SubZero
I'm a fan of clean installing the OS from media,...

I'm a fan of clean installing the OS from media, and then doing a migration with the old drive attached with a USB>SATA cable.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-21-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By S.SubZero
Don't use Verizon for your primary mail, it was...

Don't use Verizon for your primary mail, it was never designed for that. Verizon is not a mail host.

You should create a Gmail or Outlook.com account and use that. You can set up forwarding to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-17-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By S.SubZero
Chances are you set up Outlook with POP3 and you...

Chances are you set up Outlook with POP3 and you have it set to delete messages from the server when they are downloaded. You'll want to change this to IMAP, but everything in your inbox is now kind...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-15-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By S.SubZero
With a retail OS X install this is normal. It...

With a retail OS X install this is normal. It doesn't go to the Startup manager.

If you need to sanitize (partition/format) the disk, go a couple of screens, then you can select Utilities at the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-25-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,889
Posted By S.SubZero
You'll want to learn how to download music in...

You'll want to learn how to download music in short order, as optical drives are becoming a legacy device.

I virtually guarantee you, downloading music is easier and quicker than purchasing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-25-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By S.SubZero
Not sure quite what you want. If you just...

Not sure quite what you want.

If you just want to know the size of any folder, you can right-click and 'get info' to get stuff like you would get in Windows under Properties.

If you have a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,000
Posted By S.SubZero
Our users who handle large, complex spreadsheets...

Our users who handle large, complex spreadsheets complain of hangs, lockups, CPU pinning, and Excel 2011 just being uncooperative. Move to Windows, the problem vanishes.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,000
Posted By S.SubZero
Office 2011 is pretty meh, and many of our Mac...

Office 2011 is pretty meh, and many of our Mac users who are heavy Excel users, we end up moving them to Windows because Excel 2011 for Mac is so troublesome.

One can always hold out hope for...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By S.SubZero
I had the previous gen Seagate 750GB hybrid. It...

I had the previous gen Seagate 750GB hybrid. It wasn't bad, bootup times were near-SSD speed and it was generally responsive. I think the spinny disk part didn't age well, lots of drives are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-26-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By S.SubZero
Just the software you use costs like double the...

Just the software you use costs like double the price of a new Mac. I'm not sure why you're even asking.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-23-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,241
Posted By S.SubZero
The prices on store.apple.com do not change much.

The prices on store.apple.com do not change much.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-22-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By S.SubZero
The Macbooks were what, 1280x800? A 13" Air has...

The Macbooks were what, 1280x800? A 13" Air has a higher resolution (1440x900) meaning more content can fit on the screen. The Air is faster, thinner, lighter, and will run all day compared to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-20-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By S.SubZero
macmall.com typically has a variety of Mac builds...

macmall.com typically has a variety of Mac builds for slightly less than Apple.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-19-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,064
Posted By S.SubZero
iWork and QuarkXpress probably don't have much to...

iWork and QuarkXpress probably don't have much to do with each other.

iWork has been getting infrequent updates, they did one for Yosemite, but it's been minor bug fix and feature-readditions...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-06-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By S.SubZero
Unless you are talking to an Exchange server (ie....

Unless you are talking to an Exchange server (ie. certain work places) then it's not worth the money. It's far too limited and not much better than a free software like Thunderbird, or even the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-30-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,977
Posted By S.SubZero
Every Mac sold ships the exact same way. Apple...

Every Mac sold ships the exact same way. Apple never does a special thing for one, or two, or any. They never use Apple IDs to do anything to the Macs.

It is 100% absolutely clear, beyond any...
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