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Upcoming Photo App 350 Views / 0 Replies  
I have spent a lot of time and energy creating my "Events" in iPhoto, along with labeling each photo as to what, where, etc. My understanding is that the new app will use the same "Moments" that are...
Posted by skybolt, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:48 AM, in Applications
Since Mountain Lion, certain songs will not sync to iPhone. 320 Views / 0 Replies  
I use Wire Tap to record a weekly radio show so that I can put it into iTunes and get it onto my iPhone for listening in the car and to my iPad. Since Mountain Lion, the mp3 will not sync to my...
Posted by skybolt, on Aug 3, 2012 at 10:20 AM, in macOS
Go here: Doug's AppleScripts for iTunes ♫ -... 435 Views / 1 Replies  
Go here: Doug's AppleScripts for iTunes ♫ - dougscripts.com (http://dougscripts.com/itunes/) and find a script that says to convert selected item to podcast. I use it all the time and it works great.
Posted by skybolt, on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:58 AM, in Applications
Exactly my point! You know iTunes knows what you... 10,497 Views / 5 Replies  
Exactly my point! You know iTunes knows what you have subscribed to, how easy would it be to simply show you that in a pane and let you update from there! Maybe something will come out of the next...
Posted by skybolt, on Jun 4, 2010 at 10:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Update podcasts on iPad. Possible? 10,497 Views / 5 Replies  
Here's the scenario: Going on a trip and taking iPad, no computer. Prior to heading out, I will update podcasts to listen to on the plane. When ready to head home, want to update podcasts again...
Posted by skybolt, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You can try the Blackberry desktop manager for... 746 Views / 1 Replies  
You can try the Blackberry desktop manager for Mac. It has its flaws, but I have gotten it to work. Will take your contacts from you computer to the blackberry. Free at the Blackberry site.
Posted by skybolt, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unfortunately, there is not a good alternative. ... 15,647 Views / 25 Replies  
Unfortunately, there is not a good alternative. The only one I know of is Route 66, but it is awful, and I don't think it is being developed any more. This is really a large hole in the array of...
Posted by skybolt, on Jan 5, 2010 at 11:52 AM, in Applications
Yes, what he/she said! Mucking about in that... 2,206 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, what he/she said! Mucking about in that library will render iPhoto unable to find your photos and will no longer work the way it is supposed to. Find space some other way. Delete photos, put...
Posted by skybolt, on Dec 16, 2009 at 12:42 PM, in Applications
Sorry, that should have read "Library" view. Not... 16,295 Views / 6 Replies  
Sorry, that should have read "Library" view. Not at the mac right now, so was going on memory (still am!).
Posted by skybolt, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:34 PM, in Applications
I find it easier to move from one event to the... 16,295 Views / 6 Replies  
I find it easier to move from one event to the other if I switch the view to "Photos" instead of "events". Then I can just open one folder to get the photos I want to move, and then drag them to the...
Posted by skybolt, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:20 AM, in Applications
What you are missing is that I intended to use my... 1,341 Views / 12 Replies  
What you are missing is that I intended to use my ORIGINAL restore disks (that came with my computer) so that I will have all the apps that came with it originally. The question is, that if I do an...
Posted by skybolt, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:27 AM, in macOS
At what point in restore do you use Migration Assistant? 1,341 Views / 12 Replies  
Long story, but apple tech said I should do an archive and install to correct a problem I have been having. I have first gen. macbook, so disks are probably Tiger (or whatever came before Leopard). ...
Posted by skybolt, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:04 AM, in macOS
That happened to me and I called Apple as the... 2,821 Views / 5 Replies  
That happened to me and I called Apple as the macbook was under warranty. They replaced the battery because there had been a recall.
Posted by skybolt, on Oct 19, 2009 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it was simple as that! Apparently SL... 690 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, it was simple as that! Apparently SL sometimes sets Secure Empty as default and when I clicked that off, the regular Empty appeared! I say sometimes because my husband had installed SL on his...
Posted by skybolt, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:08 AM, in macOS
No option to Empty Trash??? 690 Views / 3 Replies  
Don't really know if this is SL related or not, but yesterday I decided to empty my trash,since I had been bad and not emptied it in a long time. Shockingly, there was no longer an option in the...
Posted by skybolt, on Sep 14, 2009 at 10:08 AM, in macOS
Create folders for the different types of mail --... 537 Views / 1 Replies  
Create folders for the different types of mail -- "Friends", "News", etc. and they will sync. Don't put them under "on my mac", the list should be lower down. Not at the mac right now, but I think...
Posted by skybolt, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:13 AM, in Applications
First of all, did you do anything to the photos... 399 Views / 1 Replies  
First of all, did you do anything to the photos that don't show up in the app by changing them in the finder? Generally, it is a bad idea to go messing about in the finder, it will corrupt the app's...
Posted by skybolt, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:16 AM, in Applications
Try something like iPhoto Library Manager of... 5,422 Views / 11 Replies  
Try something like iPhoto Library Manager of iPhoto Buddy to do what you want. They each have several features that can help you.
Posted by skybolt, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:25 AM, in Applications
Once you get into iPhoto, you may well find... 947 Views / 13 Replies  
Once you get into iPhoto, you may well find yourself using the other iLife apps. For example -- I used iDVD in conjunction with iPhoto to make DVD's of old family photos to be watched on a regular...
Posted by skybolt, on May 5, 2009 at 10:53 AM, in Applications
I think Canon makes some of the best photo... 539 Views / 9 Replies  
I think Canon makes some of the best photo printers out there. Having said that, I have determined that it is better and more economical to simply sign up at any one of many places (Walgreens,...
Posted by skybolt, on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In preferences, I set mine to close the app when... 712 Views / 2 Replies  
In preferences, I set mine to close the app when finished. Then, if the app is closed, I know it has finished.
Posted by skybolt, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:26 AM, in Applications
You might find this helpful: ... 449 Views / 2 Replies  
You might find this helpful: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1229

Or, use Migration Assistant. That will put all your files (docs, music, movies, etc) right where it should be.
Posted by skybolt, on Mar 18, 2009 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
Sounds like you have the two mail accounts both... 800 Views / 8 Replies  
Sounds like you have the two mail accounts both retrieving your mail. What happens if you delete one of them? Either the MobileMe or the Exchange (I'd probably delete the Exchange, but you decide)....
Posted by skybolt, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:41 AM, in Applications
Your .mac account changed to .me when MobileMe... 800 Views / 8 Replies  
Your .mac account changed to .me when MobileMe was announced. They are one and the same. You can use either address successfully (until and unless they pull the plug on .mac addresses in the...
Posted by skybolt, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:06 AM, in Applications
Unless Canon says the multi-function can scan... 746 Views / 5 Replies  
Unless Canon says the multi-function can scan wirelessly, it will never work. Newer AIO's will scan wirelessly, but if it is over a year or so old, it probably does not have that ability. I'd check...
Posted by skybolt, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:42 AM, in Networking
Poll: I find fast forwarding / backing up to be... 794 Views / 5 Replies  
I find fast forwarding / backing up to be extremely annoying on the touch screen. No way to easily take things just a little way forward or bsck. When fast forwarding to the end of a podcast, for...
Posted by skybolt, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I agree with OreoCookie -- give iPhoto a longer... 844 Views / 15 Replies  
I agree with OreoCookie -- give iPhoto a longer try. You could also create multiple iPhoto libraries (hold down the option key while starting iPhoto and choose to create a new library). That would...
Posted by skybolt, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:53 AM, in Applications
Not exactly what you are looking for, but you can... 1,901 Views / 6 Replies  
Not exactly what you are looking for, but you can use Foxmarks (get it at Versiontracker) and you will have your bookmarks available.
Posted by skybolt, on Jan 27, 2009 at 10:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looking for comments on "Neat Receipts" 462 Views / 5 Replies  
I am drowning under a sea of paper, and need help! Looked a bit at Neat Receipts and have some questions of anybody who has used this program/setup.

1. Are receipts that are scanned in able to...
Posted by skybolt, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
iDVD and slideshows -- keep? 306 Views / 0 Replies  
I have created several iDVD projects and am basically thrilled with the results. I want to keep them on an external drive so that if need be, I can burn another disk from them. First, what is the...
Posted by skybolt, on Dec 18, 2008 at 11:12 AM, in Applications
If you follow the instructions here: ... 603 Views / 10 Replies  
If you follow the instructions here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1449?viewlocale=en_US you should be good to go!
Posted by skybolt, on Nov 19, 2008 at 10:59 AM, in Applications
You could use a smart playlist to put them all... 7,509 Views / 7 Replies  
You could use a smart playlist to put them all together.
Posted by skybolt, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:00 AM, in Applications
No, you just place them on the glass, lower the... 1,243 Views / 4 Replies  
No, you just place them on the glass, lower the top and scan.
Posted by skybolt, on Oct 1, 2008 at 12:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
A caution -- I had a brother MFC and it worked... 1,243 Views / 4 Replies  
A caution -- I had a brother MFC and it worked beautifully! Documents fed just right, etc. However, I tried to load photos into the feeder, and though they fed, they often got three or four pulled...
Posted by skybolt, on Oct 1, 2008 at 10:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When you have it set to sync only new, have you... 859 Views / 2 Replies  
When you have it set to sync only new, have you listened to the podcast all the way to the end? Not stopped before the end? "Unplayed" means anything not listened to all the way. "New" means...
Posted by skybolt, on Sep 29, 2008 at 10:25 AM, in Applications
Here's how to move the library to a different... 427 Views / 4 Replies  
Here's how to move the library to a different drive: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93603

You can have multiple libraries, and may want to look into iPhoto Library Manager (or the...
Posted by skybolt, on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:29 AM, in Applications
More important is to find out how you are ending... 290 Views / 2 Replies  
More important is to find out how you are ending up with so many duplicates, etc. I feel like your method of "updating" is flawed somehow. Once you get this fixed, you sure don't want to have the...
Posted by skybolt, on Aug 28, 2008 at 11:08 AM, in Applications
iPod Touch takes forever to sync mail accounts? 573 Views / 0 Replies  
I guess the title says it all -- takes almost an hour to sync my iPod touch. Just keeps showing the message that it is syncing mail accounts. I could understand it if I had a lot of accounts, or a...
Posted by skybolt, on Aug 15, 2008 at 10:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks! Great info! Will look into this more... 600 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks! Great info! Will look into this more heavily!
Posted by skybolt, on Aug 12, 2008 at 09:57 AM, in Networking
Similar problem to the OP. Have done all the... 674 Views / 2 Replies  
Similar problem to the OP. Have done all the same troubleshooting, but cannot get the calendar at all on MobilMe. Before the troubleshooting, I would just get the spinning pinwheel. After...
Posted by skybolt, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:46 AM, in macOS
Verizon USB Internet - 2 computers? 600 Views / 4 Replies  
Thinking about getting the Verizon plan for our macbooks. Will purchase the USB dongle since there is not a place for the standard air card. Does anybody know if that can be used by two computers...
Posted by skybolt, on Aug 8, 2008 at 10:21 AM, in Networking
Here's the way Apple says to do it: ... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
Here's the way Apple says to do it: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1449
Posted by skybolt, on Aug 6, 2008 at 10:58 AM, in Applications
you are sure they are being added to your address... 930 Views / 28 Replies  
you are sure they are being added to your address book? and not just auto-filling from the mail app? You have looked in your address book and these addresses are there? Does it fill in a...
Posted by skybolt, on Jul 3, 2008 at 03:11 PM, in Applications
I just wish LG phones and macs would play nicely... 8,706 Views / 5 Replies  
I just wish LG phones and macs would play nicely together for calendar and contact syncing. I have an EnV (forerunner to the Vu) and there is no syncing. Looking at Apple's list of compatible...
Posted by skybolt, on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No, foxmarks are web-based -- just like the old... 1,611 Views / 24 Replies  
No, foxmarks are web-based -- just like the old .mac bookmarks were available on the web from any computer.
Posted by skybolt, on Jun 20, 2008 at 12:07 PM, in Applications
Yesterday I downloaded the new Firefox 3, and... 1,611 Views / 24 Replies  
Yesterday I downloaded the new Firefox 3, and when finished, I was prompted to look at some plugins they are offering. Lo and behold, there is Foxmarks -- does exactly what the Bookmarks feature...
Posted by skybolt, on Jun 20, 2008 at 09:50 AM, in Applications
Actually, I have no problems using PE4 on my... 2,164 Views / 6 Replies  
Actually, I have no problems using PE4 on my macbook running Leopard. Works fine for me.
Posted by skybolt, on May 14, 2008 at 11:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, I'll give that a try! What about the old... 472 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I'll give that a try! What about the old slideshow files? Needed? Not??
Posted by skybolt, on Apr 29, 2008 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
iDVD projects - two to a disk? 472 Views / 3 Replies  
I created 2 iDVD projects a while ago, neither very big. I now want to put both onto one DVD. Size is not an issue, plenty of room. I found the "project" files in my movie folder, and used Toast 8...
Posted by skybolt, on Apr 28, 2008 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
iTunes - played podcasts being marked as "New" 456 Views / 0 Replies  
O.K., this is an intermittent problem, but it is frustrating. I have an iPod Touch that I use to listen to podcasts. I have learned that you must let the podcast play to the end in order for the...
Posted by skybolt, on Apr 25, 2008 at 10:03 AM, in Applications
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