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Ordered one for my wife and for me - both... 1,622 Views / 11 Replies  
Ordered one for my wife and for me - both stainless steel. One small with Milanese loop, one large with link bracelet. Both estimated delivery between May 13 and May 27.
Posted by Jeff75, on Apr 10, 2015 at 07:22 AM, in Tech News
If you're someone with a physical disability that... 196 Views / 4 Replies  
If you're someone with a physical disability that interferes with your ability to type, this could be a life saver.
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 29, 2015 at 10:58 PM, in Mac News
New Outlook for Mac Office 365 - nope 336 Views / 0 Replies  
Outlook for Mac 2011 has always been a real laggard - slow and unresponsive - so I was glad to hear M$ released a new version (Outlook for Mac Office 365) that was supposedly a lot better.

So I...
Posted by Jeff75, on Nov 3, 2014 at 08:15 PM, in Applications
Flawless, quick upgrade to Yosemite 8,903 Views / 109 Replies  
The upgrade to OS X 10.10 was flawless for me. I backed up to Time Machine and did a Carbon Copy Clone, but they weren't needed. In the course of one evening I updated:

Parallels to v10
...
Posted by Jeff75, on Oct 24, 2014 at 12:38 PM, in Mac OS X
How to loop video for a slideshow on iOS 2,837 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife had trouble figuring out how to loop video on an iPhone. There's a lot of misinformation out there. Many people say you need a separate app to do this.

We managed to get this functionality...
Posted by Jeff75, on Oct 18, 2014 at 10:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ha ha ha ha ha Samsung! Truly third-rate... 212 Views / 8 Replies  
Ha ha ha ha ha Samsung! Truly third-rate craftsmanship combined with a mediocre operating system and ecosystem. THAT'S a winner (roll eyes).
Posted by Jeff75, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:45 AM, in Tech News
For the first time in a long time Apple is making... 320 Views / 7 Replies  
For the first time in a long time Apple is making me seriously consider getting the new iPhone before my 2 year contract is up. The new 6 Plus is really appealing.
Posted by Jeff75, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:22 AM, in Tech News
Great job, Apple! 936 Views / 5 Replies  
Great job, Apple!
Posted by Jeff75, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:08 AM, in Tech News
It has begun. 172 Views / 2 Replies  
It has begun.
Posted by Jeff75, on Sep 1, 2014 at 10:26 AM, in Tech News
I use Office 2011 merely to check the quality of... 172 Views / 4 Replies  
I use Office 2011 merely to check the quality of files exported to that format from Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. I never generate new content in Office. And I work in a Windoze corporate world....
Posted by Jeff75, on Aug 28, 2014 at 02:21 PM, in Mac News
While I probably will miss how easily it fits in... 638 Views / 8 Replies  
While I probably will miss how easily it fits in my pocket, I will eventually buy the iPhone 6s - the NEXT iPhone after this upcoming one. I think my eyes can benefit from the larger screen.
Posted by Jeff75, on Jul 3, 2014 at 06:28 PM, in Mac News
This will be a nice money maker for Apple. The... 1,393 Views / 16 Replies  
This will be a nice money maker for Apple. The cost of components is much less than the $200 difference in price. It's for people who want an iMac but don't do much more than e-mail and internet...
Posted by Jeff75, on Jun 18, 2014 at 12:47 PM, in Tech News
Good job updating the search engine interface. I... 94 Views / 1 Replies  
Good job updating the search engine interface. I use DuckDuckGo all the time now, so Google doesn't know everything about my every move.
Posted by Jeff75, on May 23, 2014 at 09:43 AM, in Tech News
Where are all the Samsung paid commenters?? Why... 123 Views / 2 Replies  
Where are all the Samsung paid commenters?? Why aren't they here as usual, slinging mud at Apple??
Posted by Jeff75, on May 12, 2014 at 09:20 AM, in Tech News
The performance of the iPhone 5S Touch ID... 174 Views / 5 Replies  
The performance of the iPhone 5S Touch ID function shown in the video matches pretty well with my experience with the phone since getting it on launch day. Once you train it, it works really well. If...
Posted by Jeff75, on Apr 4, 2014 at 07:32 AM, in Tech News
"Our success is a victory for purity, integrity -... 1,150 Views / 10 Replies  
"Our success is a victory for purity, integrity - for giving a damn."

Exactly. That is why I love Apple.
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 17, 2014 at 03:16 PM, in Mac News
Looks like Apple's strategy is winning. 268 Views / 6 Replies  
Looks like Apple's strategy is winning.
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:32 AM, in Tech News
Apple's strategy is winning. 268 Views / 6 Replies  
Apple's strategy is winning.
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 14, 2014 at 07:14 AM, in Tech News
I guess I never felt the need for a note-taking... 244 Views / 3 Replies  
I guess I never felt the need for a note-taking app. I just toss everything into a properly-titled folder and voila - I have a little pocket of knowledge related to a project. I use the file system...
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 12, 2014 at 01:36 PM, in Mac News
"...and works with Lightning-enabled iPhones..." ... 167 Views / 5 Replies  
"...and works with Lightning-enabled iPhones..."

So that means I plug my iPhone into the dashboard and my iPhone does all the heavy lifting for the car? The car just displays what the iPhone gives...
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 3, 2014 at 07:33 AM, in Tech News
Updated my MBP 17" a few minutes ago while at... 387 Views / 7 Replies  
Updated my MBP 17" a few minutes ago while at work - no problems. Used App Store app to perform the upgrade.
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 25, 2014 at 02:56 PM, in Mac News
Horrible news. Apple is doomed. Sell all stock... 120 Views / 1 Replies  
Horrible news. Apple is doomed. Sell all stock immediately.
- Wall Street Analyst
/s
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 19, 2014 at 08:41 AM, in Tech News
I care. We should all care. Corporations, as we... 966 Views / 7 Replies  
I care. We should all care. Corporations, as we all do, have a responsibility act as stewards of the world and human civilization. We allow corporations to exist - they need to act responsibly or...
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:13 PM, in Mac News
Kudos to Apple for being a corporation with a... 165 Views / 2 Replies  
Kudos to Apple for being a corporation with a conscience. Very rare, indeed. Apple is a company we can be proud of.
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 13, 2014 at 11:09 AM, in Tech News
And of course, AAPL stock will drop because Apple... 203 Views / 1 Replies  
And of course, AAPL stock will drop because Apple is doomed with nowhere to grow.
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 12, 2014 at 07:37 AM, in Tech News
This is another example of how Apple will take... 424 Views / 4 Replies  
This is another example of how Apple will take its products to new levels. And those levels are ones that the competition can't even dream of implementing. This is why Apple is in a class by itself -...
Posted by Jeff75, on Jan 30, 2014 at 07:41 AM, in Tech News
Ha ha ha ha ha!!!! Isn't that about a $10... 817 Views / 7 Replies  
Ha ha ha ha ha!!!!

Isn't that about a $10 billion loss for Google, plus the huge losses Google endured quarter after quarter?

Google's a great advertising company, it's great at selling your...
Posted by Jeff75, on Jan 29, 2014 at 05:25 PM, in Tech News
Looks like more growth for Apple. 383 Views / 5 Replies  
Looks like more growth for Apple.
Posted by Jeff75, on Jan 29, 2014 at 07:37 AM, in Mac News
Well done, Apple! The vision is paying off. 140 Views / 3 Replies  
Well done, Apple! The vision is paying off.
Posted by Jeff75, on Jan 14, 2014 at 09:11 AM, in Tech News
I was strongly considering getting into the Nest... 1,367 Views / 21 Replies  
I was strongly considering getting into the Nest ecosystem. Not anymore. I don't trust Google. Or should I say I trust Google to sell every single detail of my life they possibly can.
Posted by Jeff75, on Jan 13, 2014 at 05:22 PM, in Tech News
"commercial channel" is businesses, schools,... 1,221 Views / 11 Replies  
"commercial channel" is businesses, schools, government and other organizations. This is NOT general consumer sales.
Posted by Jeff75, on Dec 30, 2013 at 02:18 PM, in Tech News
I had no problems updating the iWork suite on my... 1,106 Views / 11 Replies  
I had no problems updating the iWork suite on my Mac.
Posted by Jeff75, on Oct 23, 2013 at 10:31 AM, in Mac News
Excellent news for Apple. Kudos. 190 Views / 1 Replies  
Excellent news for Apple. Kudos.
Posted by Jeff75, on Sep 25, 2013 at 08:15 PM, in Tech News
Can school administrators just stop trying to... 903 Views / 9 Replies  
Can school administrators just stop trying to control kids' lives CONSTANTLY? I'm sick of this overzealous big-brothering that is rampant in schools. Teachers, you're there to TEACH, not preach.
Posted by Jeff75, on Sep 25, 2013 at 08:14 PM, in Tech News
I've been using Parallels 7 for some time and... 235 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been using Parallels 7 for some time and find it to work very well. I didn't upgrade to 8 because 7 worked so well. With the advent of Mavericks, I will have to upgrade to 9.
Posted by Jeff75, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:54 AM, in Mac News
We know Samsung paid people to denigrate Apple in... 1,061 Views / 10 Replies  
We know Samsung paid people to denigrate Apple in online forums. We know Samsung spends amazing amounts on marketing far more than others in the industry. Put these two factors together, I think we...
Posted by Jeff75, on Jul 8, 2013 at 07:08 AM, in Tech News
After a lot of thought, I think there are at... 299 Views / 4 Replies  
After a lot of thought, I think there are at least two good reasons why AAPL is down.

1) The mutual fund managers want volatility - they need to manipulate stocks in order to profit. They play...
Posted by Jeff75, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:24 PM, in Mac News
Doomed 208 Views / 2 Replies  
Apple is doomed. Sell your stock now, before it goes to $0.
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 7, 2013 at 09:19 PM, in Tech News
Apple wins 22 190 Views / 1 Replies  
"The defeat is Samsung's 22nd loss against Apple on smartphone patents worldwide, with three victories."

Apple is doomed. Sell the stock. Game over.
Posted by Jeff75, on Mar 5, 2013 at 09:24 PM, in Tech News
It's happening 220 Views / 1 Replies  
This is what I predicted would happen. Apple devices are becoming part of the normal infrastructure of our society. This is a true Hollywood story of a scorned underdog becoming the victor.
Here's a...
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 27, 2013 at 06:22 AM, in Tech News
Crucial - both parts 626 Views / 3 Replies  
I trust Crucial for RAM and SSDs.
I have 16 Gig of RAM from Crucial - inexpensive and works flawlessly.
I have a 512 Gb SSD from Crucial and it worked great. I did have to use Carbon Copy Cloner to...
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Should have 244 Views / 5 Replies  
bought an iPhone...
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 4, 2013 at 08:18 PM, in Tech News
Too important to wait 265 Views / 3 Replies  
Considering the economic impact I support Apple's request for fast-track consideration.
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 4, 2013 at 08:16 PM, in Tech News
Apple helping people 195 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm really proud of Apple. Apple is leading the way raising standards of living in this industry.
Posted by Jeff75, on Feb 4, 2013 at 08:15 PM, in Tech News
Java threat - do I really need to take action on my Mac? 1,349 Views / 8 Replies  
What's the final word on this? Do I need to take action to protect my Mac?

Will Sophos antivirus software, which I have installed and updated, catch and eradicate this if I do stumble across it?
Posted by Jeff75, on Jan 12, 2013 at 12:42 PM, in Mac News
Brazil, Brazil, Brazil - impressive. This shows... 96 Views / 2 Replies  
Brazil, Brazil, Brazil - impressive. This shows how a strong government policy of supporting domestic manufacturing by shielding the domestic market from unfair trade practices can be successful....
Posted by Jeff75, on Nov 20, 2012 at 02:20 AM, in Mac News
Well, I had to go to the trouble of signing out... 2,401 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I had to go to the trouble of signing out of iCloud altogether and signing back in. That solved it.

It all seems to have worked perfectly - didn't lose anything except all the photos in...
Posted by Jeff75, on Nov 7, 2012 at 07:25 AM, in Mac OS X
I would like to hear a meaningful answer to this,... 2,401 Views / 5 Replies  
I would like to hear a meaningful answer to this, too. The "unable to connect" error message is plaguing me, too. I haven't changed anything and yet suddenly my Mac can't access Photo Stream. I can't...
Posted by Jeff75, on Nov 7, 2012 at 07:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Airfoil app of limited use - beware 763 Views / 3 Replies  
Rogue Amoeba is a pretty cool company, but Do NOT get Rogue Amoeba's AirFoil if you want to watch TV shows and movies you purchased through iTunes. The audio from most TV shows and movies is...
Posted by Jeff75, on Jul 4, 2010 at 03:53 PM, in Applications
Fixed by overwriting sync data 951 Views / 1 Replies  
I solved this problem by using my second Mac that wasn't having any problems.

If you have a second Mac try this:

Deauthorize your troublesome Mac from synching to MobileMe.
Use the "advanced"...
Posted by Jeff75, on Oct 4, 2009 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
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