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Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-25-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,855
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, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
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 01-10-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
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, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
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, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
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, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
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, 04:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
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, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
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, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
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, 10:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,991
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, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
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, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,894
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...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-28-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By S.SubZero
The controller may have an odd quirk that one...

The controller may have an odd quirk that one drive is ok with. The old drive, it's probably 5400rpm, probably SATA2 or SATA1. Maybe the problem becomes evident on newer drives with SATA3.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-28-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By S.SubZero
Sounds like a controller problem (logic board). ...

Sounds like a controller problem (logic board). You could try doing the usual Command-Opt-P-R to reset PRAM, and left-option/control/shift/power to reset SMC. You could also unplug the battery for...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-27-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,270
Posted By S.SubZero
Sounds like you configured it wrong. How to...

Sounds like you configured it wrong.

How to set up Hotmail on a Mac - How to - Macworld UK (http://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac-software/how-set-up-my-hotmail-account-on-mac-3500828/)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-25-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By S.SubZero
This website is just another forum site. Just...

This website is just another forum site. Just like forum sites for stuff like golf and basketball and law. There's no mastery. You pick a subforum that you're interested in and browse.


I have...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By S.SubZero
The 2.5ghz was the fastest they got. Those are...

The 2.5ghz was the fastest they got. Those are still unusually expensive on ebay.

I have the last 17" MBP. It has typical 2011 specs. It is USB 2.0. I put 16GB RAM and a 256GB SSD in it and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-16-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By S.SubZero
A quick way to the "My Computer" equiv on a Mac...

A quick way to the "My Computer" equiv on a Mac is to click the Finder (or the wallpaper), then "Go" > "Computer". Done.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-15-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By S.SubZero
Was this leading up to something? At work we...

Was this leading up to something?

At work we have a growing pile of 15" Pros with logic board/GPU failures. Of course nobody thought to get AppleCare for them so they are just a dead pile until...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-15-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By S.SubZero
iPhone, iPad, Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When to Buy...

iPhone, iPad, Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When to Buy (http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/#Mac)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-27-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By S.SubZero
Your NAS box, you would just copy your entire...

Your NAS box, you would just copy your entire Windows profile to it. Then you can simply download it to your Mac, folder by folder.

As far as "exactly" where to copy them.. OK, you want to pay...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-27-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By S.SubZero
It will also depend on what the water actually...

It will also depend on what the water actually damaged. I've come across three Retina 15" models with liquid damage, and successfully resuscitated two of them. One would not POST; all I did was...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By S.SubZero
Instead of staring at the icons all day, maybe...

Instead of staring at the icons all day, maybe run the apps and use the apps instead.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-27-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By S.SubZero
The migration assistant is very 'basic' with...

The migration assistant is very 'basic' with regards to Windows. It will just look for "Pictures" and copy that folder to /Users/whoever/Pictures. Repeat for the other file storage directories like...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By S.SubZero
On the dock the iTunes icon is also right next to...

On the dock the iTunes icon is also right next to the App Store icon, which is blue. Perhaps according to Apple's testing people were clicking the wrong icon accidentally.
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