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  1. Well, not sure which iPad you own nor the iOS...

    Well, not sure which iPad you own nor the iOS installed (Mail Accounts locations can change w/ different versions) - but for a first try, I would suggest deleting your Yahoo account on the iPad...
  2. Hi Jake - well, the Verizon app installed on my...

    Hi Jake - well, the Verizon app installed on my iPhone (and activated it on wife's new iPhone) - pic of the Spam setting below, now set at the 'highest risk' level - unfortunately, I cannot see a...
  3. Hi Randy - many thanks for your comments and the...

    Hi Randy - many thanks for your comments and the multiple links - will explore all just to understand the options - so far, my iPhone has not rung for 3-4 days w/ any 'non-wanted' calls - the Verizon...
  4. Thanks again Ashwin for the additional...

    Thanks again Ashwin for the additional explanations - my carrier, Verison actually has a 'free & paid' spam-blocker called Call Filter - the app is already on my iPhone - although the reviews are...
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    Hi David - Ian and Krs have already provided...

    Hi David - Ian and Krs have already provided excellent and thorough information to you - just one more point that I did not see mentioned (unless missed - if so, sorry) - if you plan to use that EHD...
  6. LOL! Sly - well, my father use to invite the...

    LOL! Sly - well, my father use to invite the 'religious pilgrims' into his house just to josh w/ them (he was a Bertrand Russell fan and an atheist) - many would leave scratching their heads - funny...
  7. Hi Charlie - Ashwin & you both mention Hiya -...

    Hi Charlie - Ashwin & you both mention Hiya - will check in the App store - thanks for the recommendation. After retiring, my contacts list was markedly reduced in size, now family and friends -...
  8. Thanks Ashwin for the excellent advice -...

    Thanks Ashwin for the excellent advice - robocalls/spoofing (even my own name!)/etc. has plagued my AT&T landline - as stated before we rarely answer and I would say only 1 or 10 callers leave a...
  9. Malware Protection for iPhone & iOS - Needed?

    Last month I acquired my first iPhone (XR) and the first half dozen calls I received were likely spam/ads (picked up the first two - did not answer the others) - this has continue w/ few legitimate...
  10. Well, just for completeness about the TRIM issue...

    Well, just for completeness about the TRIM issue and the brands of external SSDs that I own - Samsung replied this evening (quote below) - in all honesty, I'm not convinced that the two responses I...
  11. Well, not sure that you've given a number of apps...

    Well, not sure that you've given a number of apps that I use a detailed analysis and use - just to mention a few discussed above:

    Onyx - to me this app is a gentler 'cleaner' - over the years I've...
  12. Well, my 'collection' of external drives is...

    Well, my 'collection' of external drives is similar to Ian, i.e. a mixture w/ the spinners being the majority. I started to buy the SSDs when the prices started to drop - the 125 GB LaCie that died...
  13. Thanks Charlie and Jake for your further...

    Thanks Charlie and Jake for your further comments; at the moment, my external SSDs are Samsung & SanDisk all connected via USB - from your statements, I probably have no need to enable TRIM on my...
  14. Hi Charlie - thanks for your comments (and you...

    Hi Charlie - thanks for your comments (and you did provide that Trimforce command in another thread that we both posted) - I now have 3 external SSDs for backup use and 2 more ready to go, so I need...
  15. 1+ for Jake's advice - I use Onyx, iStatMenus,...

    1+ for Jake's advice - I use Onyx, iStatMenus, DetectX Swift, DriveDx, Coconut Battery, and several Safari extensions for browser malware; have a Password app and also use Keychain, and do routine...
  16. First External SSD to Fail on Me!

    Well, I've had a small number of spinning external backup HDs crap out on me over the last 6 years or so, but my 125 GB LaCie SSD is about to fail according to DriveDx (first pic) - this has been in...
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    Thanks Guys for the helpful additional comments -...

    Thanks Guys for the helpful additional comments - I've deleted some old items, including iPhoto on my Macs despite switching over when Photos was the replacement. Need to refresh my knowledge on...
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    Thanks Jake - I did move on to Photos but iPhoto...

    Thanks Jake - I did move on to Photos but iPhoto is just a leftover that I'll delete - as to Trim Enabler, the app was not working (as you state), but a new version is available below - not sure if...
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    This afternoon, I was reading the most recent...

    This afternoon, I was reading the most recent issue of MacWorld in Zinio on my iPad - the app Go64 was reviewed which scans Mac computers for remnants of 32-bit software - free download which is...
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    Well, just checked my wife's iMac for 32-bit apps...

    Well, just checked my wife's iMac for 32-bit apps - the first two were deleted along w/ CardWorks (business card maker) and CIGDown..... (not sure but gone), so just left w/ the Canon Apps which have...
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    Hi Charlie - this 32-bit issue will likely be a...

    Hi Charlie - this 32-bit issue will likely be a topic of discussion here - last year when updating my 3 macOS machines to Mojave, I 'cleaned out' a number of the 32-bit apps, but just looked on my 2...
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    Hi Dennis - well, a number of members are using...

    Hi Dennis - well, a number of members are using older macOs versions for reasons you mention, which may be: 1) Your hardware is dated and cannot accept the newer versions (see below); 2) You're happy...
  23. Thanks Jake for the additional comments and the...

    Thanks Jake for the additional comments and the links above - this morning will visit Amazon and order a number of items: 1) Flexible 'small' portable tripod - like the Joby and also the Xenvo...
  24. Thank you all for the comments - all of these X...

    Thank you all for the comments - all of these X iPhones have 12 MP resolution but of course the XS & XSMax have the 'dual cameras', missing in my XR. From your descriptions, these newest iPhones can...
  25. iPhone Camera Add-Ons - Just Gimmicky or Useful - Comments Please from Users?

    As a few of you know, I just obtained my first iPhone (XR) and was on a recent trip to the NC Mountains - although I took my DC (Panasonic Lumix Point & Shoot), decided to use just the phone for my...
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