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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Well, that will slow things down a bit but is...

Well, that will slow things down a bit but is still an easier solution than downloading the files directly off the camera. I've shot at least 300,000 digital images in the past 13 years and have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Instead of fighting something that is't working...

Instead of fighting something that is't working (and is a kludge anyway) just pull the SD card out of your camera and place it in the card reader of your MacBook. This will be much faster and easier...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-15-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Did anyone watch the youtube video the OP posted...

Did anyone watch the youtube video the OP posted a evidence of MacBook Pros having common black screen problems? It was an easy fix (pinched cable) on a 2007 MBP. My wife and I have owned six...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-29-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Apple has announced there will be no further...

Apple has announced there will be no further development of Aperture as it and iPhoto will be replaced by a single photo app next year. That should simplify your decision.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 41,657
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Beautiful shots, Exodist.

Beautiful shots, Exodist.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-26-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Lightcraftsman
The people who have problems are most likely to...

The people who have problems are most likely to post. There is zero empirical evidence that hybrid drives are less reliable than old-fashioned HDDs.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Good points. I should have added I could not...

Good points. I should have added I could not transfer my MS Office install from one computer to another because of the discount I got. Those who paid retail can probably transfer the license.
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Lightcraftsman
As I recall Microsoft allows two installs if you...

As I recall Microsoft allows two installs if you paid retail. Check the license agreement. I have MS Office on my 2009 MacBook Pro and could not transfer the license because I got the suite for $10...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Lightcraftsman
If you're going to tear into your MacBook Pro to...

If you're going to tear into your MacBook Pro to install a second drive consider getting two Toshiba 500GB hybrid drives and striping them into a RAID 0 configuration. I did this two years ago with...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-23-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I ditched Word for Pages two years ago and had...

I ditched Word for Pages two years ago and had zero problems opening Word files, editing them in Pages, exporting as Word and sending them to fellow university students or my professors. I didn't try...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Yeah, I finally tossed my CS3 DVDs and case...

Yeah, I finally tossed my CS3 DVDs and case today. Shoulda done it before moving to Colorado a month ago. :\
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-23-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I had to authorize the new computer to use Adobe...

I had to authorize the new computer to use Adobe CC but that only took a few seconds. Disk Warrior launched without a problem, but Data Rescue made me enter the serial number again. I don't use MS...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-22-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I did this yesterday after my new rMBP arrived....

I did this yesterday after my new rMBP arrived. Connected the external 256GB SSD I use as the startup drive for my Mac Mini and used Migration Assistant to move my apps, files and preferences. Took...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-19-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Unless you plan to do a lot of video editing you...

Unless you plan to do a lot of video editing you won't need the 4GB graphics card. Get the stock configuration with the i5 processor and 8GB RAM then order 16GB RAM from OWC or your preferred...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-08-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Lightcraftsman
The Mac Mini is not comparable to the...

The Mac Mini is not comparable to the top-of-the-line RMBP graphics card. That said, I have some drum scanned 4x5 and medium format files on my 2012 Mac Mini that are 3GB with layers and the Mini...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 10-01-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By Lightcraftsman
That is a possibility. Can you take it to an...

That is a possibility. Can you take it to an Apple Store for testing?
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 10-01-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,136
Posted By Lightcraftsman
How does your computer behave when running other...

How does your computer behave when running other apps?
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-12-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Lightcraftsman
As of February 2008 the registration does not...

As of February 2008 the registration does not expire so there is no need to renew.

https://www.donotcall.gov/default.aspx
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-11-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 41,657
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Casa Grande and Clouds, Chisos Basin, Big Bend NP

Casa Grande and Clouds, Chisos Basin, Big Bend NP
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-11-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Lightcraftsman
I'm not aware of any, but IOS 7 is supposed to...

I'm not aware of any, but IOS 7 is supposed to implement this feature. With any luck it will be available next month.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-10-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By Lightcraftsman
It really depends on what you need in a computer....

It really depends on what you need in a computer. If you are studying photography then waiting would be worthwhile. For almost all other uses the current MacBook Pros are plenty fast.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-08-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Ah. An inside joke. Went right over my head.

Ah. An inside joke. Went right over my head.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-08-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By Lightcraftsman
If you want commercial software, Sky Safari is...

If you want commercial software, Sky Safari is available on the App Store in three versions. If you want free Stellarium is a very good program.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-08-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lightcraftsman
Prius? :Grimmace: Nope. That's a Mini Cooper....

Prius? :Grimmace: Nope. That's a Mini Cooper. Check out the headlights and the holes for the headlights at the front of the hood. I recognize it because my wife drives a Mini.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-08-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,679
Posted By Lightcraftsman
If you want to check on reliability go to...

If you want to check on reliability go to TrueDelta -- Real Car Owners Driving Real Car Information (http://www.truedelta.com/). I like the CPO idea too, but that seems out of your budget.
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