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Thanks to you both! If the only additional data... 855 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks to you both! If the only additional data to .abbu is group data, why are file sizes much larger for .abbu than for .vcf (I'm referring to a .vcf containing all contacts)? For example, my...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 24, 2015 at 01:27 PM, in Applications
Contacts - .abbu vs .vcf 855 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi - What is the difference between exporting Contacts as an .abbu backup versus the entire Contacts list into a single .vcf file? If both contain the same data and both can be used to restore a...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 23, 2015 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
Thanks. I would imagine this will become a more... 701 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. I would imagine this will become a more popular question for people once they start using the new 12'' MacBook with only one port and they realize the only way to back up anymore is...
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 4, 2015 at 12:45 AM, in Networking
Airport Disk partitions + TM 701 Views / 2 Replies  
Does the latest Airport Extreme 802.11ac support multiple partitions for an Airport Disk? If so, can one of them be use for Time Machine backups? I know it supports TM backups, but wasn't sure if it...
Posted by jszrules, on Mar 27, 2015 at 05:52 PM, in Networking
Google apps - require password 446 Views / 0 Replies  
In iOS, how can I introduce the need to require a password to login to a Google app after I "log out". For example, signing into YouTube only requires me to select which gmail account I'd like to...
Posted by jszrules, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:32 AM, in iPhone Apps
Older voicemails lost during iPhone upgrade 1,134 Views / 1 Replies  
Recently upgraded from an iPhone 5 to an iPhone 6 on AT&T, both running iOS 8.1. I restored from an iCloud backup which worked fine. (I also made an iTunes backup just in case, but never restored...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 17, 2014 at 04:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FiOS and Airport Extreme 2,103 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi - I am considering switching to FiOS, but have a few questions about its compatibility with an AEBS:

1) What is the simplest way to continue using AEBP as my primary "router" and use the FiOS...
Posted by jszrules, on Sep 20, 2014 at 08:53 PM, in Networking
I haven't tried using any other software than... 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
I haven't tried using any other software than Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility in order to erase the partition. I get the error when I click Erase... The WD Utilities application doesn't even...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 05:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for that suggestion. Believe it or not, I... 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks for that suggestion. Believe it or not, I did consider that. The drive has two FW800 ports in addition to the USB port. So I tried to use my FW800-to-Thunderbolt adapter, but received the same...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks a lot for trying to research. I have also... 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks a lot for trying to research. I have also tried Googling with no success.

The drive is about 1.5 years old, however I almost never plug it in and run it. I just use it for storage/manual...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 01:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I can probably do that. Just wanted to see... 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
Yeah, I can probably do that. Just wanted to see if there's a way to erase one partition on a multi-partition WD external drive before I head down that route. I guess not! Thanks
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:24 AM, in Mac OS X
As stated in the first post, there are two... 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
As stated in the first post, there are two partitions. I only want to erase one of them. Thanks
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 23, 2014 at 07:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, I'm not quite sure what is meant by WD... 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks, I'm not quite sure what is meant by WD tool partition? The partition whose data I am trying to erase is a 600 GB partition that I created a year ago. When I open then WD Drive Utilities...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 22, 2014 at 08:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks P. I am the admin, and I never received an... 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks P. I am the admin, and I never received an authentication prompt.
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 21, 2014 at 08:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Erase external HD partition 1,687 Views / 41 Replies  
Running 10.9.4 on a 2012 MBP 15''. I'm trying to erase one of two partitions on a 1 TB MyPassport Studio (connected via USB) using Disk Utility. I keep receiving the error: "Volume erase failed with...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, I assume it is this one:... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, I assume it is this one: com.apple.systempreferences.plist but not sure what to do after
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Thank you. How would I fix this? 527 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you. How would I fix this?
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 6, 2014 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
File Sharing enabled after restart bug 527 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi - on several different occasions after having to restart due to a freeze, I noticed the File Sharing box automatically checked in System Prefs when it had not been checked before. Has anyone else...
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 6, 2014 at 12:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Single-player texas holdem app 2,161 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi - anyone know of a single-player texas holdem app out there (where I can play against a table of automated players). I've seen many social app options out there, but nothing for those instances...
Posted by jszrules, on Jan 19, 2013 at 12:50 PM, in iPhone Apps
Thanks for the reply, and I agree with your... 188 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, and I agree with your point. However, the reason this made me concerned is the ability in Airport Utility to see Base Station --> Show Passwords. Even if the keychain is...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 4, 2012 at 02:54 PM, in Networking
I've always been able to use sites that require... 504 Views / 2 Replies  
I've always been able to use sites that require logins on Safari v4 in Tiger...it just doesn't show the history. I've also seen newer machines (Safari v5 I believe) do the same. To be frank, wouldn't...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 4, 2012 at 06:02 AM, in Applications
Base station does not prompt for password 188 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi, I set a base station password for my Airport Extreme, but Airport Utility rarely prompts for the password when I click to edit the base station settings. The one time it did request a password,...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 3, 2012 at 04:16 PM, in Networking
Safari Private Browsing logs me out of sites 504 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi, if I am logged into sites such as gmail or facebook using Safari v6, and then turn on Private Browsing, I am automatically logged off of these sites. Is there a way to prevent this from...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 3, 2012 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply, iM@k. What about software,... 251 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, iM@k. What about software, such as TrapCall?
Posted by jszrules, on Sep 22, 2012 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Identify VoIP number 251 Views / 2 Replies  
A friend of mine has consistently been receiving calls on their phone from an "Unknown Number", which I assume means they are coming from VoIP (otherwise it would show up as "Private" or "Blocked")....
Posted by jszrules, on Sep 19, 2012 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
saw a rumor article today that it may debut in... 7,156 Views / 244 Replies  
saw a rumor article today that it may debut in October. 2 core? 4 core?
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 14, 2012 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How would we expect the specs to differ between... 7,156 Views / 244 Replies  
How would we expect the specs to differ between the 15'' MBP Retina and its 13'' counterpart probably due this fall? 2 core vs. 4? One less thunderbolt port? No HDMI port?
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 14, 2012 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Next MBPs 1,259 Views / 28 Replies  
It looks like the next MBPs will indeed follow the MBA trend (solid state, no optical drive, etc.). This is not surprising, but nice to finally hear. Ivy Bridge is supposed to ship in April. Thoughts...
Posted by jszrules, on Feb 11, 2012 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bump. thanks 1,213 Views / 12 Replies  
bump. thanks
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 22, 2011 at 11:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So WhatsApp support got back to me and said:... 4,587 Views / 5 Replies  
So WhatsApp support got back to me and said: "Sorry, I have absolutely no idea what could be causing this. There are no other users reporting similar problems. Perhaps try doing a factory reset."
...
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 8, 2011 at 09:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Interesting. Does this simply reboot or does it... 4,587 Views / 5 Replies  
Interesting. Does this simply reboot or does it do a full wipe?



Not that I can tell. Closest thing is "WAP" or "WAP2", but I doubt that's it.



Not yet...WhatsApp isn't really a...
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 2, 2011 at 05:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi, just bumping a couple questions: 1) Are... 1,213 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi, just bumping a couple questions:

1) Are there any USB speakers out there comparable to the quality of the HK soundsticks?

2) If not, wil quality be reduced if I buy a 3.5mm-to-USB adapter...
Posted by jszrules, on May 30, 2011 at 09:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nope, just your regular battery in-and-out to... 4,587 Views / 5 Replies  
Nope, just your regular battery in-and-out to reboot. What would 20 minutes do?



It is a BlackBerry Bold 9700 for AT&T. It is a corporate phone so te OS updates have to be pushed to me. And now...
Posted by jszrules, on May 30, 2011 at 09:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WhatsApp on BlackBerry - issue with contacts syncing 4,587 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi, I downloaded WhatsApp for BlackBerry at the beginning of the year. It worked fine for a month and then one day I noticed that:

- Only a handful of the Contacts from the phone's address book...
Posted by jszrules, on May 28, 2011 at 02:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great, thanks. Does this have to be completed... 4,032 Views / 9 Replies  
Great, thanks. Does this have to be completed before opening iTunes on the new Mac for the first time? Or can it be done whenever?
Posted by jszrules, on May 24, 2011 at 07:47 PM, in Applications
Does that mean it does max out with a video... 1,375 Views / 5 Replies  
Does that mean it does max out with a video transcode? or you haven't seen it max out, even during one?
Posted by jszrules, on May 23, 2011 at 05:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As I wouldn't want to migrate anything else fom... 4,032 Views / 9 Replies  
As I wouldn't want to migrate anything else fom my old Mac, what would need to be selected in Migration Assistant in order to ensure that only iTunes data is moved over? The iTunes app? The iTunes...
Posted by jszrules, on May 23, 2011 at 02:35 AM, in Applications
Thanks, that's good news! If the answer is that... 4,032 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks, that's good news! If the answer is that simple, how come there have been a lot of complicated solutions to address this? Is that because the method you mention is only a recently available...
Posted by jszrules, on May 22, 2011 at 09:20 PM, in Applications
How to transfer iTunes library to new Mac while preserving all data 4,032 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi, how do you properly transfer your entire iTunes library from an old Mac to a new Mac while preserving all data (play count, dates, folders, etc)? Are the following methods accurate? Thanks.
...
Posted by jszrules, on May 21, 2011 at 04:13 AM, in Applications
Will quality be reduced if I buy a 3.5mm-to-USB... 1,213 Views / 12 Replies  
Will quality be reduced if I buy a 3.5mm-to-USB adapter in order to hook connect the Soundstick from the monitor instead of the MBP?
Posted by jszrules, on May 20, 2011 at 12:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, so I guess the next question is are there... 1,213 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks, so I guess the next question is are there any USB speakers out there comparable to the HK soundsticks?
Posted by jszrules, on May 18, 2011 at 08:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Decent speaker suggestions 1,213 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi, I'm not too familiar with the speaker options out there. Would the Harmon Kardon soundsticks be a good way to go for decent quality at a low price?

Also, some ignorant questions...
1) Any...
Posted by jszrules, on May 18, 2011 at 03:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I guess the most intensive activities would be a... 1,375 Views / 5 Replies  
I guess the most intensive activities would be a little video editing and some Photoshop. I'd also like it to last more than 3-4 years without becoming slow. Would the 2x2.7 satisfy these...
Posted by jszrules, on May 17, 2011 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2 x 2.7GHz vs. 4 x 2.0 GHz performance 1,375 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi, with all other specs being equal (memory, HD space, rpm), will I notice much of a difference in performance between 2 x 2.7 GHz processors and 4 x 2.0 GHz processors? I'm leaning towards the 13''...
Posted by jszrules, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Charles. What's your take on the 14ms... 1,562 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks Charles. What's your take on the 14ms response time? I'm not a big gamer, but will I see any effect on watching video? Also, would HD be preserved from the 13'' MBP?
Posted by jszrules, on May 17, 2011 at 02:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, that was my thinking, but based on the... 1,562 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks, that was my thinking, but based on the following two reviews, it doesn't seem like the LED on this monitor provides much of an advantage:

NEC MultiSync EA232WMi review | Monitors |...
Posted by jszrules, on May 16, 2011 at 11:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Are any of these LED? Doesn't seem so. 1,562 Views / 9 Replies  
Are any of these LED? Doesn't seem so.
Posted by jszrules, on May 16, 2011 at 10:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External display - 21''-23'' IPS 1,562 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi, I am thinking about getting an external display for a 13'' MBP via Thunderbolt or USB. I wanted to see if anyone has any endorsements or warnings on the following options, which are pretty...
Posted by jszrules, on May 16, 2011 at 06:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When I try running GMER, I see a red line: ... 1,174 Views / 27 Replies  
When I try running GMER, I see a red line:
Service (*** hidden ***) [MANUAL] vbmac707
and then get a popup saying GMER has found rootkit activity, but why I click to Scan, the program shuts...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 17, 2010 at 07:05 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I selected kill process, but it never went away... 1,174 Views / 27 Replies  
I selected kill process, but it never went away...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 17, 2010 at 06:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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