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    You're quite right Charlie. Something else...

    You're quite right Charlie.

    Something else occurred to me as well. the purpose of a public beta is to test performance and compatibility of the OS on a large scale. Adding a VM the equation is...
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    That's why I was thinking of using a VM. Although...

    That's why I was thinking of using a VM. Although I have several programs most haven't been opened in quite a while. In most cases I have a 64 bit alternative. Of the ones that are left none are...
  3. The iPad OS beta hasn't popped for me yet even...

    The iPad OS beta hasn't popped for me yet even though I enrolled the device a few hours ago. I need to make sure my iPad can handle the beta.
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    Nice find Charlie. Just the kind of information I...

    Nice find Charlie. Just the kind of information I wanted to get. Guess that's why you get paid the Admin bucks.:Cool:

    What do you guys think of the following idea:

    I have a few more 32-bit apps...
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    macOS Catalina Q & A

    Several of our members are testing the public beta of macOS Catalina so I though this might be a good place to post any questions, answers and solutions so other members can have a rough idea what to...
  6. I can't test a wireless mouse since I use the...

    I can't test a wireless mouse since I use the Apple one but my Matias wireless backlit keyboard was recognized flawlessly. I didn't do a clean install but might when the final release comes round...
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    Good thought but not entirely true. Since we...

    Good thought but not entirely true. Since we can't afford two new iPads at the moment I would be stuck with my current one. The screen is currently untracked but it only has 16 GB of space IIRC. In...
  8. Just downloaded and installed the Catalina beta....

    Just downloaded and installed the Catalina beta. If, like me, someone is already in the Mojave beta The software update panel will inform you of the Catalina update. Just below that ion smaller blue...
  9. I remember those days well. I personally never...

    I remember those days well. I personally never recorded fart sounds bu didn't object if someone chose to do so.

    Were you thinking of the PlainTalk microphones? They were OK but I wouldn't...
  10. It can be done but might not be as...

    It can be done but might not be as straightforward as one might expect. We really need to know which Mac you're using and which OS is involved.

    If your Mac is old enough to to have separate mic...
  11. Thanks for that heads up Rod. I didn't know the...

    Thanks for that heads up Rod. I didn't know the beta had droped. I've been without internet all day.

    I have something to do tomorrow that's going to take about three hours or so. Once I get that...
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    Smart fellow. But then again spouses tend to be...

    Smart fellow. But then again spouses tend to be that way.

    My wife has gotten each of my previous iPads. Twice now she's gotten iPads with cracked screens that used to belong to me. I'd like to...
  13. I've heard about that one. Is it confined to law?...

    I've heard about that one. Is it confined to law? It seems like I've heard it used in reference to other professions as well. I think it was in reference to finding research in speech-language...
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    Wait a minute. Let's see if I understand things....

    Wait a minute. Let's see if I understand things. It's late in the day and I'm tired so forgive me if I review step by step:

    1. The iPad in question was purchased to get the husand interested in...
  15. Thanks for that info Randy. I routinely use...

    Thanks for that info Randy. I routinely use DuckDuckGo instead of Google. I noticed the diference in the quality of results and always attributed it to either:

    1. My poor search skills.
    2. An...
  16. Thanks for that Randy. I've used Apple System...

    Thanks for that Randy. I've used Apple System Profiler a few times to find this out but it's not as convenient as it used to be. It seems like sometime recently we lost the ability to print a...
  17. Thanks. Two things made me think of that. 1....

    Thanks. Two things made me think of that.

    1. Sometime during the mid 1980s I read a book on business management where one of the examples was a group of ladies that kept index cards with...
  18. Once agin you and I are channeling each other...

    Once agin you and I are channeling each other Nick. Are you sure you aren't looking over my shoulder?:)

    Smart salespeople have always used information they know about customers to target the sales...
  19. If you are editing / joining the movie on a Mac...

    If you are editing / joining the movie on a Mac give these directions a try using the version of QuickTime Player on your Mac. The directions mention movies but the same process applies to audio...
  20. My sentiments exactly. At this point the...

    My sentiments exactly. At this point the potential convenience isn't worth the invasion of privacy that could be involved.

    If anyone thinks they won't track such information I suggest looking at...
  21. Hey Nick Thanks for the heads up about that...

    Hey Nick

    Thanks for the heads up about that service from our friends at Amazon and Wal-Mart. Don't think that has come to my area yet. I'd read about it but not checked out the user agreement....
  22. Thattip is new to switchers but old hat to most...

    Thattip is new to switchers but old hat to most of our long time mac users. Here's a tip that I wish they had included in the artile:

    Someimes the Command+Option+Esc sequence is very slow to bring...
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    Sticky: Welcome John. Always good to see a new face...

    Welcome John. Always good to see a new face around here.
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    For the last few years I've run the betas in...

    For the last few years I've run the betas in either one of two ways:
    1. On my main (boot) drive (with a clone of the previous OS on a secondary external drive of course).
    2, With the beta on an...
  25. I've used the paper clip trick but never tried...

    I've used the paper clip trick but never tried the credit card trick.

    BTW If I try the credit card trick and lose the card down the slot does that mean I don't have to pay the bill?
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