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Great thread and info, thanks, guys! 671 Views / 4 Replies  
Great thread and info, thanks, guys!
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 30, 2013 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple TV or Roku 3? ... 671 Views / 4 Replies  
Not sure what one to get.

We have a Windows 7 box and a Mac Mini. 4 iPhones in the house, and an Airport Express router. So we're definitely in the Apple world. We buy songs on iTunes, but never...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 30, 2013 at 12:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks very much, Osiris. 443 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks very much, Osiris.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Feb 1, 2013 at 07:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dish Network vs Time Warner? ... 443 Views / 2 Replies  
We've been Dish Network customers for about 14 years and have generally been pretty happy (I think we have the 200 channel package). My only gripes are losing the MSG and SNY sports networks. We have...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Feb 1, 2013 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks! 528 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks!
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 25, 2012 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
What is a safe internal temp range for my Mac Mini? ... 528 Views / 2 Replies  
A friend and I were putting an SSD into a new late 2012 Mac Mini and in spite of being careful broke off the fan connector. He wired the fan directly to a USB cable so the fan now spins 100% of the...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 25, 2012 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Perfect, thanks very much!! 146 Views / 2 Replies  
Perfect, thanks very much!!
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 6, 2012 at 02:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Best way to install a new drive and restore? ... 146 Views / 2 Replies  
Loving my new Mac Mini. Lots of data on the included 500GB internal drive now, and Carbonite is backing-up things for the next couple of days.

I just got an SSD and later this week would like to...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 04:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Perfect, all set, thanks very much! 346 Views / 11 Replies  
Perfect, all set, thanks very much!
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 22, 2012 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
What RAM and SSDs will go in a Mac Mini? ... 346 Views / 11 Replies  
Getting ready to snag a new Mac Mini after the announcement tomorrow.

Assuming the new ones accept the same RAM and HDs and the existing ones ...

What kinds/sizes of RAM go in the Mini?

What...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 22, 2012 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
The 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time? ... 1,636 Views / 137 Replies  
Discuss amongst yourselves. ;-)

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time - Popular Mechanics
Cinema exists to project our dreams. Science-fiction cinema exists to project our most creative...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Got it, thanks. I was worried that Delete Account... 2,054 Views / 2 Replies  
Got it, thanks. I was worried that Delete Account would actually do that, but it just logged me out.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Sep 22, 2012 at 09:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How do I logout of iCloud on iOS 6 / iPhone? ... 2,054 Views / 2 Replies  
My daughter accidentally logged in to my wife iCloud account on her phone. How can I logout of iCloud on my daughter's phone so that she can login to the proper account?

Thanks in advance,
Chris
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Sep 22, 2012 at 08:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyone using Launch Center Pro on the iPhone? ... 259 Views / 0 Replies  
Been tinkering with it for a couple days and like it so far.

I REALLY wish I could use it to toggle WiFi and Bluetooth on and off, but it looks like Apple doesn't allow that kind of interaction.
...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Jul 15, 2012 at 05:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So is WTHR really keeping my GPS active? ... 382 Views / 4 Replies  
Just installed (on my 4S) the beautiful weather app WTHR ( WTHR™ - A Simpler, More Beautiful Weather App (http://wthr.co/) ).

But I noticed that since I installed the app, the GPS/Location...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:38 PM, in iPhone Apps
What are the secrets to iPhone screen protectors? ... 880 Views / 5 Replies  
When placing a clear plastic screen protector on an iPhone, it seems like voodoo to accomplish any of these, let alone all of them.

A screen protector that is:

1. applied straight/even
2....
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Apr 30, 2012 at 09:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What happens to iMessages when the recipient's phone is off? ... 2,631 Views / 8 Replies  
What happens to messages sent via iMessage or as text messages if the recipient's phone is off? Are they queued and resent when the phone is turned on? Or do they end up in the bit bucket?

Thanks!...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Apr 17, 2012 at 09:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, andi*pandi. I'll try that tonight. 610 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, andi*pandi. I'll try that tonight.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:41 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can an app download get stuck in queue? ... 610 Views / 3 Replies  
A while back I had the "Jaws Revenge" game on my phone, deleted it soon after. Ever since then, every so often, I get this message from the app store on my iPhone 4S, even though I'm not attempting...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, just morbid curiosity. I agree, the... 648 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, just morbid curiosity. I agree, the general intent is fairly clear, but I wondered if there was something with greater detail.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
An explanation of each of these system location services? ... 648 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to find a fairly detailed explanation of what each of these system location services does and is for? I haven't found much Googling around, anyone know of a good article or explanation?
...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 13, 2012 at 10:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, I had been trying it from the Apple Web... 895 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, I had been trying it from the Apple Web page. I'll try it right from his phone.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 9, 2012 at 06:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmmm. Don't know. it's just a gmail address, and... 895 Views / 6 Replies  
Hmmm. Don't know. it's just a gmail address, and a different gmail address for another account worked fine with that mechanism. So that's probably not it.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 8, 2012 at 09:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iCloud never seems to send password reset email ... 895 Views / 6 Replies  
A while back I tried to create a new iCloud account for my daughter.

When I try to recreate it it tells me that the address already exists (which is good news).

But when I tell it to send me a...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 8, 2012 at 09:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How do I stop Apps from syncing on iTunes? ... 784 Views / 1 Replies  
We have a Windows iTunes machine. Three different iPod Touches via the kids, and I have an iPhone 4S. Just bought my wife an iPhone 4 last night and connected it to iTunes for the first time. It...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks very much, guys. I finally got a solid... 3,650 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks very much, guys. I finally got a solid answer from Sirius:
"For better audio quality, we upgraded the 32 kbps free online listening service into 128 kbps Premium SiriusXM Internet Radio...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I rotate three Benchmade carbon-fiber 770 ... 2,136 Views / 137 Replies  
I rotate three

Benchmade carbon-fiber 770
Spyderco Meerkat
Spyderco Poliwog
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Feb 1, 2012 at 09:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you guys seen the new NSX/Seinfeld ad? ... 460 Views / 7 Replies  
Pretty funny. ;-)

"Transactions" Extended Version - 2012 Acura NSX Big Game Ad #JerrysNSX - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUFSHzT2xuY)
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Feb 1, 2012 at 09:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Two NFL Questions ... 363 Views / 3 Replies  
1. Who will win the SB? Will the 'hoodie' lose twice to the same team in once season?

2a. Will P. Manning be in a Colts uniform in Sept.?
2b. Will he ever play again?
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Feb 1, 2012 at 07:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How much data does streaming SiriusXM radio use? ... 3,650 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm just wondering what kind of rough bandwidth footprint we're looking at for streaming say an average hour of SiriusXM radio? Or similar audio data?

I'm just interested in rough estimates. ;-)
...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Jan 30, 2012 at 02:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What do you guys like for iPhone battery cases ... 419 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm looking at the Mophie Air and a few lower-priced competitors and had a couple questions for the group.

1. Any specific brands you like or dislike?

2. What's the best way to use them, with...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, guys. I appreciate the responses. 1,139 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks, guys. I appreciate the responses.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Dec 9, 2011 at 02:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How many of you actually calibrate your iPhone battery? ... 1,139 Views / 17 Replies  
How many of you actually calibrate your iPhone battery approx. monthly as Apple recommends? Just curious. I did it a few days after I got the phone, might do it again tonight.

To wit:
Apple -...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Dec 9, 2011 at 12:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ZDNet makes a VERY compelling argument that the iPhone battery issues ... 791 Views / 4 Replies  
ZDNet makes a VERY compelling argument that the iPhone battery issues are not hardware probs …
Test suggests iPhone battery issue not a hardware problem | ZDNet
Would the battery problem stay with...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 15, 2011 at 11:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Android vs. iOS aside, I've tinkered with the... 11,651 Views / 13 Replies  
Android vs. iOS aside, I've tinkered with the Galaxy S 2, and it felt really flimsy and cheaply constructed compared to the iPhone.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 14, 2011 at 04:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wired says: OS 5.0.1 Update ‘Nothing Short of Amazing’ ... 1,550 Views / 23 Replies  
I'm not endorsing this claim, just passing it along. ;-)

New iOS 5.0.1 Update ‘Nothing Short of Amazing’ | Gadget Lab | Wired.com
Good news if you’re one of the iOS 5 users who suffers from...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 10, 2011 at 01:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone 4S, INVALID SIM or NO SIM message ... 10,463 Views / 16 Replies  
I got this last night and tried a couple restarts with no luck. So I called Apple.

This worked the first time, and so far, still okay.

1. Enable Airplane mode
2. Reboot phone
3. Disable...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Nov 2, 2011 at 09:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iCloud registration frustration ... 671 Views / 1 Replies  
Trying to create a new iCloud account for/with my daughter and her iPod Touch.

When I try to create a new account I get a message telling me an account already exists for that email.

So I...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Just got this from Apple. Apple - Batteries... 3,794 Views / 6 Replies  
Just got this from Apple.

Apple - Batteries - iPhone
For proper maintenance of a lithium-based battery, it’s important to keep the electrons in it moving occasionally. Be sure to go through at...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 31, 2011 at 09:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What kind of battery in the 4s? Should I let it run down once in a while? ... 3,794 Views / 6 Replies  
I lose track of the battery tech being used now (is it lithium-ion?). Is it beneficial, or bad, to let the battery in an iPhone 4S run down to near 0% once in a while?

What does Apple recommend?
...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 31, 2011 at 09:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What about cool iPhone wallpaper? ... 811 Views / 4 Replies  
Right now I've got a sad Mac (circa System 6) as wallpaper on the 4S. But looking for something better.

Anyone have some cool phone wallpaper they'd like to share? Mac related or otherwise?
...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 26, 2011 at 02:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks very much, P, on all counts! ;-) 1,415 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks very much, P, on all counts! ;-)
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 21, 2011 at 02:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A couple questions about iOS multi-tasking and data usage ... 1,415 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got an iPad 1, and a couple iPod Touches in the family. Just got an iPhone 4S and now I'm wondering a little about iOS.

1. When apps are minimized in iOS5, are they really still running? or...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 21, 2011 at 02:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, guys. I ended up calling Apple and buying... 1,572 Views / 26 Replies  
Thanks, guys. I ended up calling Apple and buying AppleCare+.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 21, 2011 at 02:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So should I get AppleCare for my new #iPhone, or pay for AT&T's insurance? ... 1,572 Views / 26 Replies  
Kinda new to this, not sure which to grab.

And I'm not clear on whether AppleCare covers accidental drops or water damage.

This site looks to say yes:...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 19, 2011 at 12:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iCloud and iTunes sync questions ... 600 Views / 3 Replies  
We have i iTunes account as a family, under my wife's email address, she initially set it up years ago.

We sync an iPad and 3 iPod Touches to it regularly. I just got the iPhone 4S and I'm...
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 14, 2011 at 08:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I ordered mine about 8:30am Friday via AT&T's web... 1,720 Views / 73 Replies  
I ordered mine about 8:30am Friday via AT&T's web site.

As of now my order status is still "In Progress."
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's ALWAYS okay to repost that. ;-) 688 Views / 7 Replies  
It's ALWAYS okay to repost that. ;-)
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What do you guys like for iPhone 4S cases? ... 688 Views / 7 Replies  
I can't decide to get something very minimalist, or something big and tough?
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm a 10+ year Sprint customer with an Airave and... 574 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm a 10+ year Sprint customer with an Airave and 5 phones on a family plan. I'm about to order the iPhone 4S, but I'll likely switch to AT&T as the voice and data coverage at my house are so poor.
Posted by cmeisenzahl, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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