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    I just tried Cliqz again tonight a bit. A...

    I just tried Cliqz again tonight a bit.
    A Canadian Virgin Mobile website doesn't work correctly and cnn brought up the message below.
    Not sure if cnn will block ome of their info if I don't...
  2. When I replied in post #17, it sounded as if cory...

    When I replied in post #17, it sounded as if cory was asking for advice if he should install Mojave or Catalina.
    I suggested Mojave, but it seems Catalina was already installed at that time and...
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    I tried Amazon.co.uk from Canada using Firefox...

    I tried Amazon.co.uk from Canada using Firefox and Brave - worked fine with both browsers.
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    I have tried Cliqz and also the Brave browser,...

    I have tried Cliqz and also the Brave browser, and I keep running into fairly common websites that don't work properly using those browsers.

    Seems to be difficult for a browser to block all the...
  5. Apple will always try to move you to the latest...

    Apple will always try to move you to the latest OS which is Catalina, but in your case, being a "rookie" as you said, I would stick with Mojave at least for now. Some peope still have some issues...
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    Music and videos should be fine unless the file...

    Music and videos should be fine unless the file is in some proprietary format the Mac can't read
    For file backups it's the same deal - reading an EXFAT formatted drive is no issue, but opening some...
  7. Yes, AppCleaner wouldn't work if the application...

    Yes, AppCleaner wouldn't work if the application is already removed.
    On their website it says:
  8. I think it's confusing that you mentioned a...

    I think it's confusing that you mentioned a "Bootcamp" disk.
    Is that actually a completely different disk like a separate external drive or just a partition on the internal MacBookPro drive.

    In...
  9. Thread: Newbie! in Switcher Hangout

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    Let me be more specific since you seem to have...

    Let me be more specific since you seem to have some ideas about the Mac that are incorrect


    No need to move anywhere - ElCapitan is perfect

    Can you be specific about what you are missing? You...
  10. Thread: Newbie! in Switcher Hangout

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    Can you be more specific as to which software you...

    Can you be more specific as to which software you think you are missing?

    We have all the Macs in the family running ElCapitan (same as the OS you are using) by CHOICE even though all the Macs we...
  11. Lion is what your Mac shipped with originally -...

    Lion is what your Mac shipped with originally - so that is the OS Apple will offer automatically.

    Once that is installed, you can check via he App store on your Mac (with Lion installed) which...
  12. Why don't you just install Lion and when that is...

    Why don't you just install Lion and when that is done upgrade to Mojave.

    I think that is the safest way
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    I find that article that Ian linked to also...

    I find that article that Ian linked to also confusing - the author uses the terms AppleCare and AppleCare+ interchangeably.
    Seems very sloppy reporting.

    I remember a discussion about this very...
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    I don't think that is an Apple webpage that only...

    I don't think that is an Apple webpage that only applies to Japan.
    The URL is essentially "support.apple.com/en-us" - which to me means US in English.

    The Japan reference is only about having to...
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    Sorry, but you are confusing AppleCare with...

    Sorry, but you are confusing AppleCare with AppleCare +
    AppleCare+ has the 60 day window for purchase which makes sense when you check what is covered - AppleCare can still be baought up to a year...
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    Same here - I would go with the 1 TB drive...

    Same here - I would go with the 1 TB drive especially on a portable.
    I wouldn't want to carry around an external whenever I take the MBP somewhere.
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    It must depend on the chip set that is used. I...

    It must depend on the chip set that is used.
    I have a number of older Macs with only USB 2.0 ports and I would be upset if my USB 3.0 Flash drive wasn't recognized when plugged into a USB 2.0 port....
  18. I just put in a trouble ticket with Brave - let's...

    I just put in a trouble ticket with Brave - let's see what they say.
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    I did, but they are not any better. First link I...

    I did, but they are not any better.
    First link I looked at from the main article was about the comment in the main article that smart phones use the micro USB port for power.
    Click on the link - it...
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    Poor analogy - the nozzle of a diesel pump...

    Poor analogy - the nozzle of a diesel pump actually doesn't fit in the fuel tank opening of a gas engine - at least in Canada.
    I know that because I wasn't paying attention and tried to use diesel...
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    Ha, ha, ha..... Now we are going around in...

    Ha, ha, ha.....
    Now we are going around in circles.

    That's what started the last part of this discussion in post 13:


    ...having to go to the internet....

    As to the link you posted - have...
  22. I don't know why you bring up the subject of...

    I don't know why you bring up the subject of "User Agents"
    I used to have to use that with Safari as the browser when some websites were specifically coded to only work properly with Internet...
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    The point I was trying to make was - How would a...

    The point I was trying to make was - How would a non-technical person know that.
    The designation in the image just says "USB 3" - to me that means USB 3.0 and USB 3.1, not necessarily USB 2.0 and...
  24. It's not just the Virgin site that Brave has a...

    It's not just the Virgin site that Brave has a problem with...if it was just the one site it wouldn't bother me too much.

    Reminds me of the issue on this forum when one tries to insert an image...
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    Let me jump into this conversation just for fun....

    Let me jump into this conversation just for fun.
    and pretend I'm the "artsy" guy, no clue how to screw in a light bulb.

    1. I have a number of older flash drives, some USB 2.0, also a USB mouse...
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