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My 3rd generation iPad doesn't have a vibration... 2,303 Views / 27 Replies  
My 3rd generation iPad doesn't have a vibration motor, and I'd expect that the current models don't either.

I have to admit, I'm interested in how your experience going VoIP only turns out. I just...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Nov 16, 2013 at 12:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I upgraded from a 4s to 5s on 9/24 after waiting... 2,289 Views / 80 Replies  
I upgraded from a 4s to 5s on 9/24 after waiting about 10 minutes in a line of two...I like it a lot, but noticed it has the slightly inaccurate inclinometer problem mentioned about the web...on a...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Oct 11, 2013 at 10:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you use Messages beta on your Mac, it could be... 1,014 Views / 15 Replies  
If you use Messages beta on your Mac, it could be related to that. It seems silly, but I had a problem with iMessage showing messages failing to be delivered, even though the recipient got the...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on May 11, 2012 at 06:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you referring to read receipts? You can set... 2,573 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you referring to read receipts? You can set your iPhone to send read receipts in the "Messages" setting. Of course, that requires that the recipient set their phone to send them when messages...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Apr 28, 2012 at 01:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
On my mid-2010 21.5 inch iMac (3.06 GHz i3, 12 GB... 902 Views / 9 Replies  
On my mid-2010 21.5 inch iMac (3.06 GHz i3, 12 GB RAM) it certainly feels a lot faster than SL. Maybe that's because I was somewhat groggy at 4 AM, so the next few days will tell me more.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jul 21, 2011 at 09:07 PM, in Mac OS X
When you first sync, you would replace one iMac's... 3,988 Views / 2 Replies  
When you first sync, you would replace one iMac's contents with the iPhone contents. Next, sync the iPad and same iMac, replacing the iPad contents with the iMac contents. That would get everything...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Feb 5, 2011 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can remove the App Store icon from the Dock... 4,158 Views / 15 Replies  
You can remove the App Store icon from the Dock and delete it from the Applications folder...just drag it to the trash can and you're done. I'd suggest a reboot afterwards, but I don't think it's...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 12, 2011 at 09:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, I should have included that detail, sorry. I... 2,966 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, I should have included that detail, sorry. I removed and reinstalled Safari using the Safari download from the Apple website.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 9, 2011 at 05:42 AM, in Mac OS X
The fix appears to have worked...I could connect... 2,966 Views / 12 Replies  
The fix appears to have worked...I could connect to the Mac App Store and Safari did not crash.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 9, 2011 at 12:04 AM, in Mac OS X
After restoring to 10.6.5 and running the combo... 2,966 Views / 12 Replies  
After restoring to 10.6.5 and running the combo update, the symptoms persist; Mac App Store crashes on startup, and Safari crashes after loading any web page. I created a new test account, changed...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I haven't had any update issues in recent memory... 2,966 Views / 12 Replies  
I haven't had any update issues in recent memory either; this is the first in a long time, if ever. I did have a gut feeling when running Software Update, but figured I could restore from the backup...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 8, 2011 at 07:40 PM, in Mac OS X
I recalled that troubleshooting technique while I... 2,966 Views / 12 Replies  
I recalled that troubleshooting technique while I was in the middle of the Time Machine restoration. I'm back to 10.6.5 and downloading the combo update. I'll try running that and see what happens....
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 8, 2011 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
OS X 10.6.6 broke Safari, App Store 2,966 Views / 12 Replies  
I updated via Software Update (usually use the combo updater) and now Safari (5.0.2) crashes about 2-5 seconds after attempting to open any web page.

The new Mac App Store does the same thing; it...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 8, 2011 at 08:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Despite my earlier plans, I picked up an iPhone 4... 1,222 Views / 15 Replies  
Despite my earlier plans, I picked up an iPhone 4 last weekend. I also use it mostly for non-phone purposes (closing in on 3000 rollover minutes), but have had no complaints about the phone's sound...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Nov 21, 2010 at 08:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can do this already using my Airport... 1,372 Views / 7 Replies  
I can do this already using my Airport Express...how is AirPlay different, aside from having the capability built in to the receiving speakers?
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Nov 20, 2010 at 10:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I ordered a 32GB iPad 3G with the Apple case. ... 1,253 Views / 17 Replies  
I ordered a 32GB iPad 3G with the Apple case. The iPad is set to ship "late April" and the case "May 5" as of this post. I find it interesting that the case, which I presume is the same as that for...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Apr 17, 2010 at 12:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, it is a bit of a negative. On the plus... 2,960 Views / 32 Replies  
Yes, it is a bit of a negative. On the plus side, at least the data plan on the 3G iPad is month-to-month: no contracts, and you can get a tiered data plan (250 MB for $15, unlimited data for $30)...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Apr 9, 2010 at 05:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The target audience is probably the overseas... 1,187 Views / 11 Replies  
The target audience is probably the overseas folks who won't see an iPad until later this year...was it summer for distribution outside the US?

Who's going to pay over $2k for an iPad? My guess...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 17, 2010 at 01:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Using iPot Touch or iPad to dial via Bluetooth 1,370 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anybody know of a way or an app that will allow an iPod Touch to dial a phone via Bluetooth? If "there's an app for that," it might put me over the edge on getting an iPad.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 16, 2010 at 06:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll echo the sentiment on the refurbs. My last... 853 Views / 10 Replies  
I'll echo the sentiment on the refurbs. My last three Macs were refurbs: 21" iMac (well it may not have been a refurb; it was either refurb or open-box from my local Apple store), MacBook Air...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Feb 9, 2010 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, a keyboard and mouse is quite different. As... 5,389 Views / 190 Replies  
Yes, a keyboard and mouse is quite different. As Stogieman was kind enough to post, you can use it with a keyboard. Add a Bluetooth mouse, and you're ready for extended work sessions. Heck, a...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why not? Instead of a mouse moving on a desk, or... 5,389 Views / 190 Replies  
Why not? Instead of a mouse moving on a desk, or moving your finger on a trackpad, you touch the screen directly and boom, your mouse pointer goes right there. Doesn't HP already do that with one...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 27, 2010 at 09:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm watching the keynote now, and so far, I have... 5,389 Views / 190 Replies  
I'm watching the keynote now, and so far, I have to say, I'm somewhat impressed, but disappointed at the same time. It's great that it runs the iPhone/iPod OS, but was hoping that it would run full...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 27, 2010 at 09:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Fair enough--I couldn't find anything using... 816 Views / 5 Replies  
Fair enough--I couldn't find anything using Google. The closest I came, and programs I've used in the past are XBattery (http://kezer.net/shareware/xbattery/index.html) and iBatt2...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 23, 2010 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd say...just use it as you have in the past and... 816 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd say...just use it as you have in the past and you will be fine. I find that worrying about such things isn't worth the effort.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my 13" MBP around Black Friday as well, but... 946 Views / 10 Replies  
I got my 13" MBP around Black Friday as well, but a refurbished unit from Apple--never found a Black Friday deal that could beat it. I dropped in 4 GB of RAM and the WD 640 GB drive. I considered...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jan 10, 2010 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Weather-resistant moitor for Mac mini on a boat 640 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm going to be setting up a G4 Mac mini to act as a media server and/or navigation computer on my boat this spring, and need to find a weather-resistant flat-panel monitor. The only ones I've found...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Dec 8, 2009 at 05:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have to agree with you there. I have a 20"... 1,250 Views / 8 Replies  
I have to agree with you there. I have a 20" iMac from late last year, and it fits perfectly on my desk. The new 23" might fit, but the 27", as nice as it would be to go there, just wouldn't...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Nov 3, 2009 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
iPod nano 5th gen + iPhone headphones 1,142 Views / 1 Replies  
I just got a 5th generation iPod nano, and for a lark, tried using iPhone headphones with it. I discovered that:

(1) The click control on the headphones will control the iPod nano:
1 click...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Sep 14, 2009 at 08:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I neglected to mention I was using Snow Leopard. ... 383 Views / 2 Replies  
I neglected to mention I was using Snow Leopard.

I was trying to drag directly from the Address Book to iPhoto. If I drag to the desktop first, I can drag the resulting JPEG to iPhoto.

Thanks...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Sep 7, 2009 at 11:23 PM, in Applications
Copying photos from Address Book to iPhoto 383 Views / 2 Replies  
When I had an iPhone I took pictures that I used as the Address Book photos. Now that I don't have an iPhone anymore, I want to copy the photos in Address Book to iPhoto so I can use them on my...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Sep 7, 2009 at 08:33 PM, in Applications
Mostly error-free here as well. My first install... 35,798 Views / 962 Replies  
Mostly error-free here as well. My first install was over-the-air on a MacBook Air sharing the DVD with my iMac. The install took over an hour, but when both units are talking to the Airport...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:31 AM, in Mac OS X
You turn it off the same way you turned it... 4,577 Views / 56 Replies  
You turn it off the same way you turned it on...Settings--Mail/Contacts/Calendars--MobileMe--slide the "Find my iPhone" switch to "off"
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 29, 2009 at 09:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think it has to do with AT&T's participation in... 3,523 Views / 64 Replies  
I think it has to do with AT&T's participation in the government's warrantless wiretapping program, lots of anecdotal stories about crappy customer service/network coverage, and the recent failure to...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 28, 2009 at 09:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wouldn't call it "very important" nor a "oh... 7,472 Views / 19 Replies  
I wouldn't call it "very important" nor a "oh that's where I left it" function. Maybe if you have a family of iPhones and track them all to keep tabs on everybody's whereabouts (for whatever...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 27, 2009 at 09:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm a bit cautious too, as it took me an hour to... 4,262 Views / 101 Replies  
I'm a bit cautious too, as it took me an hour to finally get through to update a few apps. I decided to risk it, as a delay won't hurt me too bad--if I have to, I can take the sim out and drop it in...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 17, 2009 at 08:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Try it again in a few hours...it might be an... 1,690 Views / 10 Replies  
Try it again in a few hours...it might be an effect of the update/activation servers getting Slashdotted. I downloaded the update (at a good speed too) but won't try applying it until later this...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 17, 2009 at 08:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hardware keyboard...software keyboard...you use... 4,419 Views / 112 Replies  
Hardware keyboard...software keyboard...you use what you like.

I would bet money that there will not be a hardware keyboard from Apple anytime soon. Recall from Jobs' initial keynote introducing...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I won't be saying hello to one...why is it that... 2,746 Views / 71 Replies  
I won't be saying hello to one...why is it that other phones on the AT&T system can do MMS and tethering now but the iPhone users have to wait?

I'm going to watch the keynote later, and from...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 8, 2009 at 08:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you feel you're getting "raped" then don't buy... 1,704 Views / 46 Replies  
If you feel you're getting "raped" then don't buy it.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Jun 8, 2009 at 08:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I also use MacFamilyTree, and would recommend it.... 521 Views / 3 Replies  
I also use MacFamilyTree, and would recommend it. It has quirks, but overall it works quite well. It has an iPhone companion app that will sync family tree info, so you can gather genealogy info...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on May 24, 2009 at 03:01 PM, in Applications
Are you sure it was the second monitor? Mine... 4,893 Views / 95 Replies  
Are you sure it was the second monitor? Mine hung after the first reboot as well, but I rebooted with the second monitor still attached--and all seems to be OK now.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on May 13, 2009 at 12:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Lots of good things in iPhone 3.0! BUT... ... 3,581 Views / 143 Replies  
Lots of good things in iPhone 3.0!

BUT...

We can sync calendars, notes, contacts...how about To Do lists?
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 17, 2009 at 09:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sound encoding on movies from iTMS 398 Views / 0 Replies  
I didn't know where to put this, so I chose this forum as it relates to Apple TV...

My AppleTV sends audio via the optical port to my home theater, which displays the encoding of the audio being...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 8, 2009 at 01:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Five USB ports on the new Mac mini...looks like... 5,183 Views / 112 Replies  
Five USB ports on the new Mac mini...looks like the rumor mill was right on that one.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 3, 2009 at 09:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's iPhone 3G...the G3 was a microprocessor. ... 654 Views / 1 Replies  
It's iPhone 3G...the G3 was a microprocessor.

If you can, plug your computer directly into your cabled/DSL modem, bypassing the router completely. I suspect that the update didn't get activated...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 2, 2009 at 09:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mac Pro hardware prices on Apple website 497 Views / 1 Replies  
I was poking around the Apple website and playing with some Mac Pro configurations. I'm not looking to buy one, as a Mac Pro is grossly overpowered for my needs and grossly overpriced for my...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 1, 2009 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not to be rude, but there is another... 597 Views / 2 Replies  
Not to be rude, but there is another long-established thread on this topic:

http://forums.macnn.com/58/imac-emac-and-mac-mini/201149/pictures-of-your-imac-setup/
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Mar 1, 2009 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it's the opposite actually. The MBA can't... 754 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, it's the opposite actually. The MBA can't see the iMac unless I reboot the iMac. BUT, screen and printer sharing still work; I can use the printer connected to the iMac and share the iMac's...
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Feb 22, 2009 at 05:00 PM, in Networking
Update: Rebooting the MBA didn't help, but... 754 Views / 3 Replies  
Update: Rebooting the MBA didn't help, but rebooting the iMac fixed it.
Posted by frdmfghtr, on Feb 22, 2009 at 01:48 PM, in Networking
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