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  1. recommendations for new laptop before 2020?

    I would love to hear your suggestions for a new replacement for my mbpr 2012. it has served me really well. The most demanding work it does for me is use for Trading software. I normally open 2 and...
  2. I press 'command F' and just type in the word or...

    I press 'command F' and just type in the word or phrase. l noticed that sometimes it doesnt take you to the word but does highlight it, but l really need it to take you to the time and place that...
  3. Just checked onenote search abilities and...

    Just checked onenote search abilities and immediately compared it to open office or libre office, onenote unfortunately fails to search text which is in the note, this is essential feature, tested...
  4. onenote had been suggested, l really like its...

    onenote had been suggested, l really like its modern look, it takes up 1GB on my mac :( , open office takes 399MB and libre office 693MB, but l think l will choose it, the ability to rotate jpgs in...
  5. sounds nice, but can it manage 100MB worth of...

    sounds nice, but can it manage 100MB worth of text and photos? my openoffice had about 980 pages of full text and ~40 photo images before it decided to not open no more. how large is your Day one?
  6. Notes vs google docs vs yahoo mail? for keeping photo diary days.

    l had a openoffice 'text' file which was used for a diary. it got to 100MB and refused to open. luckily got an older version of it ~87MB which can be opened, l am splitting up diary to reduce its...
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    sorry, maybe not making myself clear, 87MB file...

    sorry, maybe not making myself clear, 87MB file up to late April no prob, it was only weeks after this where l uploaded half dozen more photos and grew to 100.4MB that seemed to have made it obese or...
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    Thanks Nick, l had no idea 100.4MB word file was...

    Thanks Nick,
    l had no idea 100.4MB word file was considered big / too difficult for any modern computer. The older 87MB file takes 5secs to open after clicking on it. any idea why the Textmaker...
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    Update, l copied most of an older copy of the...

    Update, l copied most of an older copy of the open office 'diary' which is 87.7MB to Textmaker Free, and
    1. the file size is 151MB :(
    2. when l try to search for phrases that are in the text,...
  10. updating an old ipad

    l have an old ipad, and can't seem to update, l took a screen shot on it and even though it has airdrop option it cant find any mac device :( so took a pic of the screen shot, please see...
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    Thanks for suggestion Randy. I downloaded it, and...

    Thanks for suggestion Randy. I downloaded it, and selected open, but the file was not selectable under any 'Enable' drop down menu, other than 'all documents' so chose this, and it would open the...
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    Randy, l downloaded freeoffice and l will only be...

    Randy, l downloaded freeoffice and l will only be using it for the word processor. it looks much nicer and neater. thing is l tried to open the openoffice file, and it says it can't open as it is pw...
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    thanks for suggestion Rod, l will give it a try....

    thanks for suggestion Rod, l will give it a try. someone else suggested onenote, how would that compare? would that allow me to open up this open office word document? remember l use it just for...
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    l thought maintenance or antivirus not necessary...

    l thought maintenance or antivirus not necessary for mac? Onyx just a matter of pressing a button and let it do its work? l don't want any risk to damaging anything. since l got my mac in 2012 l have...
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    pigoo3, what do you mean by maintenance? a long...

    pigoo3, what do you mean by maintenance? a long time ago, l had a pc and remember having to do maintenance, like defragments, scan disk (?) didnt know mac needed maintenance, except running...
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    thanks for great tips as usual pigoo3 :) l am not...

    thanks for great tips as usual pigoo3 :) l am not a tech person, but could give tips on fitness, nutrition or FX at interbank rates for most currencies! but sure this is not relevant for this great...
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    openoffice problem

    I use openoffice to keep a diary, recently I have included some jpg pics as well, the file size has grown to 100.4MB and now doesnt seem to open even after ~10mins with no other software open,...
  18. can't find files that are in folders

    why is it many times when l search for partial name of a file or the full name, it doesn't show up even though it is there? Here are two egs as attached. Both are in the trash and when l try to...
  19. using Disk utility to clear HD and reformat as ExFat fails

    is this just a case of having to rid of the HD? it is quite old ~5 years minimum, and like to re use it for the TV record function. I had to reformat it to Ex FAT for the tv, but after a couple of...
  20. Ah, that must be it, l use touch id, l like the...

    Ah, that must be it, l use touch id, l like the convenience of it, so thats the price to pay right?
  21. l took it to the Apple store, and the assistant...

    l took it to the Apple store, and the assistant said they can unlock it, but l would lose everything on it and thats theres no way round that. l still find that hard to believe. its like forgetting...
  22. its seem they are available, l am surprised...

    its seem they are available, l am surprised veteran iphone users like yourself haven't heard of? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJ-U9zxZlm0 please give me comments on it. l just want to know if its...
  23. how to set the passcode lock from 'immediate'?

    l wish my iphone 6s to remain unlocked, for ~1minute after l press the on off button. know sounds straightforward, but l dont have an option other than 'immediate', l like ~ 1minute. how do l set?
    l...
  24. has anyone heard of a dual sim (active dual sim)...

    has anyone heard of a dual sim (active dual sim) for iphone 6s with case or not, and connection quality?
  25. recommended dual sim case for iphone6s

    fellow apple and iphone users,
    l have a need for another phone / preferably a cheaper way of allowing me to use a 2nd sim card. please give suggestions. eg l considered the simore dual sim case, but...
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