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Log into your account at iCloud.com and see if... 117 Views / 1 Replies  
Log into your account at iCloud.com and see if the contact update is in the cloud. If not, the problem is on the MB Air side. If the change is in the cloud, the problem is your phone. If the...
Posted by hab, on Yesterday at 04:05 PM, in Applications
Interesting that Apple pushes out the full app... 412 Views / 5 Replies  
Interesting that Apple pushes out the full app download in iTunes that is 40x the size of what is actually needed just to update the existing iOS software. I would think that they would provide an...
Posted by hab, on Jul 20, 2016 at 03:15 PM, in iPhone Apps
Size of iOS 9.3.3 download 412 Views / 5 Replies  
If I download the 9.3.3 update on my phone [Settings>General>Software Update] the download is listed as a 55.8 MB download. However, if I plug my phone into my desktop and download the update in...
Posted by hab, on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:02 PM, in iPhone Apps
Flash successfully uninstalled. Chrome just... 670 Views / 6 Replies  
Flash successfully uninstalled. Chrome just works! Thank you both.
Posted by hab, on Oct 25, 2015 at 02:16 PM, in Applications
Flash block 670 Views / 6 Replies  
I have been a long time user of "ClickToFlash" extension and just downloaded the newest version (3.1.7). But I had to DL from the MacUpdate site since it is not available on the Apple Safari...
Posted by hab, on Oct 24, 2015 at 03:42 PM, in Applications
Re: When I click on the Update button, the... 481 Views / 4 Replies  
Re:
When I click on the Update button, the progress bar appears for a very brief moment and then disappears.

App Store update behaves like this for me sometimes as well. However when I look in...
Posted by hab, on Aug 5, 2015 at 05:57 PM, in Applications
This is so frustrating. My work around has been... 853 Views / 2 Replies  
This is so frustrating. My work around has been to copy the message from Word to TextEdit. Then copy from TextEdit to Mail. An extra step but it does work ...
Posted by hab, on Feb 28, 2015 at 06:14 PM, in Mac OS X
In Mail. Preferences > Composing then at the... 478 Views / 2 Replies  
In Mail. Preferences > Composing then at the item "Send new messages from:" choose the desired option including "Account of selected mailbox" or any of the other mailboxes of the accounts you have...
Posted by hab, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:42 AM, in Applications
Go to Calendar Preferences > Alerts and set the... 583 Views / 5 Replies  
Go to Calendar Preferences > Alerts and set the Birthday alert drop down to your desired setting.
Posted by hab, on Nov 15, 2014 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
I bought one when I upgraded to one of the... 628 Views / 10 Replies  
I bought one when I upgraded to one of the driveless new iMacs last year. The external DVD drive looks good, works great and is nice to have in a pinch but I must admit that I hardly use it at all...
Posted by hab, on Aug 24, 2014 at 04:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
They just stopped giving out .mac addresses many... 1,405 Views / 29 Replies  
They just stopped giving out .mac addresses many years ago. The addresses are still active. My [user]@mac.com, [user]@me.com, and [user]@icloud.com mail all gets delivered to my iCloud mail.
Posted by hab, on Jul 27, 2014 at 12:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
X509 Anchor Problem? 1,149 Views / 0 Replies  
For some time now I have been trying to diagnose a problem wherein after about an hour of web news reading in Safari (common newspapers and other news sites, MacWorld, AppleInsider, etc – nothing...
Posted by hab, on Nov 11, 2013 at 01:27 PM, in Applications
Very cool. Learn something new every day … I... 944 Views / 14 Replies  
Very cool. Learn something new every day … I thought the thunderbolt on my new iMac was display-out only. Thanks for the info !!!
Posted by hab, on Oct 26, 2013 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
"display in feature" (?) Can you direct me... 944 Views / 14 Replies  
"display in feature" (?)

Can you direct me to info about that - I tried google and was unsuccessful. Many thanks.
Posted by hab, on Oct 26, 2013 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Similar problem with my 3GS (I know, time to... 4,604 Views / 15 Replies  
Similar problem with my 3GS (I know, time to upgrade). Since OS 6.1.3, in order to connect, I have to be very close to WiFi sources that I used to be able to connect at distance or in other rooms. I...
Posted by hab, on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How about adding an apostrophe? Like this '1-2 ... 640 Views / 7 Replies  
How about adding an apostrophe? Like this '1-2

That is how excel denotes a comment not a number.
Posted by hab, on Mar 1, 2013 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
Re: "Type the email address; hit Enter so it... 2,256 Views / 8 Replies  
Re: "Type the email address; hit Enter so it presents as a hyperlink; type cmd Z and it reverts to the text formatting."

FYI, this trick works for both email and web address hyperlinks in both...
Posted by hab, on Dec 11, 2012 at 10:37 AM, in Applications
One vote for SplashID from Splashdata. Started... 684 Views / 16 Replies  
One vote for SplashID from Splashdata. Started using it in the Palm days. They have routinely updated it since then to maintain compatibility with iPhone and other handhelds. The desktop app is...
Posted by hab, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:42 PM, in Applications
Another option is to use the Image Capture... 961 Views / 5 Replies  
Another option is to use the Image Capture application that comes with the Mac OS. You can select which photos to download from the camera. The application has a lot of other capabilities that are...
Posted by hab, on Jun 4, 2012 at 02:52 PM, in Applications
SuperDuper then Diskwarrior results 804 Views / 2 Replies  
I have been keeping an off-site backup clone using SuperDuper (as well as on-site clone and time machine). I have been using SuperDuper in "Smart Update" mode so that only changed files are backed...
Posted by hab, on Apr 3, 2012 at 02:04 AM, in Applications
This may not be much help but I have the El Gato... 2,415 Views / 3 Replies  
This may not be much help but I have the El Gato EyeTV (100 long ago and now the 250) and years ago converted commercial VHS to DVD and/or mp4 files. It was seamless. The quality excellent. The...
Posted by hab, on Nov 8, 2011 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
1) You can buy a BTO unit from Apple and choose... 1,331 Views / 9 Replies  
1) You can buy a BTO unit from Apple and choose such things as RAM and HD capacity.
2) If you are a student or government worker you can use the respective online store and save what is equivalent...
Posted by hab, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks much for all the tips. We are going to... 1,210 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks much for all the tips. We are going to experiment with different settings to see if we can home in on the data hog. We have had no luck finding a reference to a data log file or utility to...
Posted by hab, on Aug 9, 2011 at 12:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Finding cause of data use 1,210 Views / 6 Replies  
Is there any log available to track app data usage on the iPhone?

My daughter keeps bumping into her data plan limit and then turns 3G and data off until the billing cycle ends. However this...
Posted by hab, on Aug 8, 2011 at 01:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Back to School Specials ??? 1,588 Views / 4 Replies  
Has there been any talk of a BTS promotion this year? In previous years, there has been a buy a computer get an iPod deal. I have not heard a thing this year. When are they announced? Should I...
Posted by hab, on Jun 3, 2011 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is it possible to forward (share) a voicemail message? 6,694 Views / 2 Replies  
Visual voicemail on an iPhone 3GS. Carrier: ATT. As the title says, my question is whether it is possible to forward a voicemail message. I am stumped and have not been able to find the option...
Posted by hab, on May 16, 2011 at 06:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A possible work around: Print it out. Scan it. ... 1,506 Views / 8 Replies  
A possible work around: Print it out. Scan it. Then OCR it. (???)
Posted by hab, on May 16, 2011 at 02:55 PM, in Applications
No go for my daughter at the Corte Madera CA... 2,591 Views / 4 Replies  
No go for my daughter at the Corte Madera CA store. They said $200 to fix it. We went to a non-apple repair place in SF to get the job done for $120
Posted by hab, on May 10, 2011 at 02:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If it opens in Preview, can you resave it in... 7,711 Views / 11 Replies  
If it opens in Preview, can you resave it in another format that iPhoto understands?
Posted by hab, on Mar 16, 2011 at 05:43 PM, in Applications
:Participate in WDS or Create Network 1,312 Views / 1 Replies  
I am confused about Airport Utility settings for my home network. I have a TimeCapsule that is wired between my DSL Modem and my main iMac, and I have 2 airport Express' that I use to play AirTunes...
Posted by hab, on Dec 18, 2010 at 02:18 AM, in Networking
MacWorld had a recent article that may be... 458 Views / 9 Replies  
MacWorld had a recent article that may be helpful:
Configuring Mail's Junk Mail settings (http://www.macworld.com/article/155157/2010/10/mail_junk_mail_settings.html)
Posted by hab, on Nov 8, 2010 at 02:46 PM, in Applications
For those who want to keep their unlimited plan... 1,962 Views / 37 Replies  
For those who want to keep their unlimited plan forever I am wondering if that is good for your current phone only. Don't you have to sign a new contract when you get a new phone? And will the new...
Posted by hab, on Aug 4, 2010 at 08:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you running OS 10.6? Current driver... 542 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you running OS 10.6? Current driver available here:

Epson Printer Drivers v2.4 for Mac OS X v10.6 (http://support.apple.com/kb/dl900)
Posted by hab, on Jul 21, 2010 at 04:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Time Machine - TC disk space low 703 Views / 0 Replies  
I think this is an application problem so I am posting here but feel free to suggest that I move it (to Networking? Consumer Hardware & Components?).

I have a 2TB Time Capsule that is backing up 3...
Posted by hab, on Jul 13, 2010 at 01:30 AM, in Applications
Docs to Go for the iPhone is an excellent and... 1,627 Views / 3 Replies  
Docs to Go for the iPhone is an excellent and extremely useful program. Much improved from earlier versions I had for Palm Handhelds so it seems that support for the iPad would not be an...
Posted by hab, on Apr 8, 2010 at 01:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks all. Copy and paste into Stickies and... 1,647 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks all.
Copy and paste into Stickies and TextEdit both come across fine with just one line feed for each paragraph mark.
I tried changing Mail Composing prefs between rich text format and...
Posted by hab, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:58 AM, in Applications
I am confused by your remark. Yes there is a... 1,647 Views / 9 Replies  
I am confused by your remark. Yes there is a paragraph mark at the end of every paragraph that is standard for Word documents. How can you copy a few paragraphs of text without copying the...
Posted by hab, on Mar 10, 2010 at 02:02 PM, in Applications
Word to Mail copy text 1,647 Views / 9 Replies  
When I copy text from MSoft Word to Apple Mail, the text always comes over with an extra line space after each paragraph - instead of just one line return, I get two. So, to get the equivalent...
Posted by hab, on Mar 9, 2010 at 01:59 PM, in Applications
Quicken "Essentials" available for preorder 1,024 Views / 4 Replies  
I just received an email announcement for Quicken Essentials (http://quicken.intuit.com/personal-finance-software/mac-personal-financial-software.jsp?priorityCode=6287662185&cid=em_18573_129_013).
...
Posted by hab, on Jan 14, 2010 at 01:39 AM, in Applications
I have been using SplashID... 1,387 Views / 13 Replies  
I have been using SplashID [<http://www.splashdata.com/splashid/index.asp>] since my Palm days and have found the iPhone version to be a convenient and robust application.
Posted by hab, on Jan 3, 2010 at 01:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is everything iTunes Plus? 741 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry, I did not get the memo. The iTunes support site says: "Music and music videos available in iTunes Plus are indicated as such on the album or video page or track list." But I have not been...
Posted by hab, on Dec 19, 2009 at 12:18 PM, in Applications
Here's a tip from Leopard 2008: ... 1,071 Views / 15 Replies  
Here's a tip from Leopard 2008:

http://www.tipstrs.com/tip/4305/Take-screen-shots-with-no-drop-shadow

Take screen shots with no drop shadow

A new feature in Leopard is that when you take a...
Posted by hab, on Dec 16, 2009 at 02:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Interesting. When I deleted the scanner from... 549 Views / 4 Replies  
Interesting. When I deleted the scanner from Print&Fax and unplugged the USB to the scanner, Software Update stopped offering updates. When I plugged the USB back in, it appeared in Print&Fax and...
Posted by hab, on Nov 27, 2009 at 12:55 AM, in Mac OS X
No. I do have an Epson V350 scanner listed. ... 549 Views / 4 Replies  
No. I do have an Epson V350 scanner listed. Would that use the "Epson Printer Drivers Update v.2.1" that Software Update wants to install?
Posted by hab, on Nov 26, 2009 at 04:36 PM, in Mac OS X
How to stop SL from download unneeded printer driver 549 Views / 4 Replies  
I just upgraded from 10.5 to 10.6 and am finding that Snow Leopard wants to update printer drivers for an Epson printer that I got rid of back in Tiger days. Is there a way to delete a file or old...
Posted by hab, on Nov 26, 2009 at 01:16 AM, in Mac OS X
I live in Marin (just north of the Golden Gate... 1,390 Views / 32 Replies  
I live in Marin (just north of the Golden Gate Bridge) and work in San Francisco during the day. My problem is with simple connection and low data rates. During certain times of the day (especially...
Posted by hab, on Nov 4, 2009 at 01:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Check here for another data point: ... 1,981 Views / 13 Replies  
Check here for another data point:
http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/
Posted by hab, on Jul 31, 2009 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
You are so correct. At home now but with only 2... 704 Views / 5 Replies  
You are so correct. At home now but with only 2 bars signal strength I get a speed test result of between 250 and 300 kbps or 5x my previous result. So my limitation in the downtown area was likely...
Posted by hab, on Jul 18, 2009 at 03:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is my iPhone 3GS comparatively slow? 704 Views / 5 Replies  
I love my new iPhone 3GS but am a bit disappointed in the speed of the 3G network. In trying to figure out whether it is merely unreasonable expectations on my part, I tried the speedtest at ...
Posted by hab, on Jul 17, 2009 at 08:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is just a guess ... At some point the... 987 Views / 11 Replies  
This is just a guess ... At some point the specification on the iPod/dock changed from firewire to USB2. Perhaps the error is that you cannot sync using the old dock (probably built for Firewire)...
Posted by hab, on May 6, 2009 at 02:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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