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The once powerful juggernaut is retreating... 613 Views / 7 Replies  
The once powerful juggernaut is retreating...
Posted by Sosa, on May 25, 2016 at 05:49 PM, in Mac News
I do not like the new look at all. A BLINDING... 2,374 Views / 84 Replies  
I do not like the new look at all. A BLINDING amount of white. Don't like the organization. Maybe I'll get used to it or maybe I will just stick to the forums, which thank goodness haven't changed. ...
Posted by Sosa, on Feb 8, 2016 at 03:06 PM, in Mac News
Yep, silly question! I can't determine a pattern... 698 Views / 5 Replies  
Yep, silly question! I can't determine a pattern as to what gets copied and what doesn't. Also looking through my song list, I see quite a few songs duplicated. Some are downloaded twice, others have...
Posted by Sosa, on Jan 14, 2016 at 02:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Many Songs not Synchronizing with my iPhone 698 Views / 5 Replies  
I've had this problem on my iPhone 5 and now it got worse with my iPhone 6s: half or more of my extensive iTunes music library is not synchronizing with my phone. Formerly I would go to the iTunes...
Posted by Sosa, on Jan 11, 2016 at 02:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i have a strange issue that whenever I... 165 Views / 2 Replies  
i have a strange issue that whenever I synchronize my phone to my computer it does not automatically download purchased songs. I have to go to the iTunes store on the phone and select download all....
Posted by Sosa, on Dec 30, 2015 at 06:40 PM, in Mac News
Thanks. I don't have or want TV service (I have... 1,856 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. I don't have or want TV service (I have over the air digital antenna). The cable going into the Verizon modem is a CatVX. No way to replace the Verizon router with a third party and save the...
Posted by Sosa, on May 19, 2015 at 03:10 PM, in Networking
Switching from Comcast to Verizon FIOS- which comes with built it router 1,856 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello,

I'm switching from Comcast internet service, for which I have a Zoom cable modem and Apple Airport Time Capsule, to Verizon FIOS which comes with a built in router + modem (?). Verizon...
Posted by Sosa, on May 19, 2015 at 02:19 PM, in Networking
I'm never buying another Samsung product again. I... 362 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm never buying another Samsung product again. I just don't want to reward companies that so blatantly copy the design of others. Granted stealing has a long history in computing but I hate...
Posted by Sosa, on May 19, 2015 at 11:16 AM, in Tech News
Ah, I don't think this is a good deal for non... 351 Views / 2 Replies  
Ah, I don't think this is a good deal for non iOS. I paid $10 for a shooting game that does not look good on my 21" iMac and has reduced screen size. Should not be more than $5 is my initial...
Posted by Sosa, on May 11, 2015 at 07:30 PM, in Mac News
Unfortunately I no longer have Appleworks around.... 491 Views / 4 Replies  
Unfortunately I no longer have Appleworks around. Well I probably have the discs somewhere actually but I hear it doesn't run on Lion. It is strange though because I had two related files: Address...
Posted by Sosa, on Sep 12, 2013 at 05:12 PM, in Applications
Appleworks to Numbers Issue 491 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello,

I have an Appleworks spreadsheet document that I would like to open using Numbers but as it tries to convert the file it crashes. I get a small window showing a blue line filling as it...
Posted by Sosa, on Sep 12, 2013 at 04:46 PM, in Applications
iMessage Synchronizing 465 Views / 0 Replies  
My iMessage works exactly like it is supposed to, and I have three accounts linked: phone, comcast, icloud. However a friend's iMessage has just one account, the comcast. I can't figure out how to...
Posted by Sosa, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:03 PM, in Applications
Spheric, I'm having the same issue. My iMessage... 842 Views / 2 Replies  
Spheric, I'm having the same issue. My iMessage works exactly like it is supposed to, and I have three accounts linked: phone, comcast, icloud. However a friend's iMessage has just one account, the...
Posted by Sosa, on Apr 22, 2013 at 06:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Got it, the trick was to use... 432 Views / 1 Replies  
Got it, the trick was to use Iferror(IF(MATCH(A6,A40:A46),"High","Calculate Below")
Posted by Sosa, on Mar 21, 2013 at 04:48 PM, in Applications
Excel Help with If - Match formula 432 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

I'm trying to write a formula that will give me one value if a match is true, another value if the match is false. I've prepared this:
=IF(MATCH(A6,A40:A46),"High","Calculate Below")
...
Posted by Sosa, on Mar 21, 2013 at 01:52 PM, in Applications
Well I've done a lot of checking using F-Secure's... 1,542 Views / 4 Replies  
Well I've done a lot of checking using F-Secure's website articles and it doesn't appear I had the Java infection, but I'm still getting these console log messages:

3/12/13 2:03:55.972 a.m....
Posted by Sosa, on Mar 12, 2013 at 03:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Ok, I was able to install version 11.0.2 (26) of... 1,542 Views / 4 Replies  
Ok, I was able to install version 11.0.2 (26) of iTunes after following this thread:
https://discussions.apple.com/message/21364627#21364627

Also changed to password of the root account and...
Posted by Sosa, on Mar 12, 2013 at 02:00 AM, in Mac OS X
I think my iMac may have been compromised by that Java version 6 security issue 1,542 Views / 4 Replies  
A few weeks ago I thought I had downloaded the update to version 7 but after more strange behavior (freezing and just random issues) I checked again and apparently had version 6 the whole time. I...
Posted by Sosa, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Good deals on iPhone 5 23 Gigs? 886 Views / 0 Replies  
So I recently took advantage of Walmart's sale of iPhone 5s 16 gb for $127. Now I need a 32 gb iPhone 5, or even a 4S to replace my beatup 16 gig iPhone 4. ATT wants $299 apparently. If I have to pay...
Posted by Sosa, on Jan 10, 2013 at 06:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple Losing Cool Status? 3,169 Views / 26 Replies  
With so many people now owning Apple devices, I'm sure it is no longer as cool to own one for some people as it once was. However among the teenagers in my family it remains extremely popular.
Posted by Sosa, on Jan 10, 2013 at 02:55 PM, in Tech News
Canon Pixma MG6100 Scanner not Identified, Printer Works Fine 508 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been having an annoying issue with my Canon Pixma MG6100 scanner: I'm unable to wirelessly scan directly to my iMac for the last few months. I can print wirelessly without a problem, but not...
Posted by Sosa, on Nov 1, 2012 at 05:12 PM, in Applications
Yep, thanks for clearing that up. 1,282 Views / 7 Replies  
Yep, thanks for clearing that up.
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 1, 2012 at 03:05 PM, in Applications
Unable to Open a Specific PDF file with Safari or Preview 1,282 Views / 7 Replies  
Greetings,

For some strange reason I'm unable to open an N-400 US naturalization application direct from the USCIS.gov website using Apple's application Preview / Safari / Firefox. I was able to...
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 1, 2012 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
Wow, now I managed to get the Safari update to... 5,207 Views / 2 Replies  
Wow, now I managed to get the Safari update to work to. Maybe the trick was doing in individually, or maybe the iTunes update had a cure for the Safari one, since that's the one that caused the...
Posted by Sosa, on Dec 15, 2011 at 01:38 PM, in Mac OS X
The two pending updates were iTunes 10.5.2 and... 5,207 Views / 2 Replies  
The two pending updates were iTunes 10.5.2 and Safari 5.1.2. I got the iTunes update to work by deselecting the Safari one, which is what is causing the computer to hang.
Posted by Sosa, on Dec 15, 2011 at 01:28 PM, in Mac OS X
System Update Causing iMac to Hang 5,207 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been experiencing an unusually problem for the last few weeks: I have been unable to install the last couple of system updates due to the computer hanging while attempting to install them and...
Posted by Sosa, on Dec 15, 2011 at 01:21 PM, in Mac OS X
iPhoto Issues After Migration to new iMac and Lion? 1,292 Views / 1 Replies  
I recently migrated from a Powerbook running 10.5.8 to a new iMac under 10.6 and a few days later Lion. Just about everything went smoothly except for iPhoto. I don't remember if it worked under 10.6...
Posted by Sosa, on Sep 6, 2011 at 03:14 PM, in Applications
It must be that my 2009 TV does not support this... 2,142 Views / 1 Replies  
It must be that my 2009 TV does not support this HDMI 1.4 standard. I'm reading monoprice description of ARC:
"The new Audio Return Channel allows the HDMI connection between a television and A/V...
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 20, 2011 at 02:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Samsung HWD550 Soundbar & LNB650 TV Audio Connection Issue 2,142 Views / 1 Replies  
Just purchased Samsung's latest soundbar + subwoofer system, the HWD550 (http://reviews.cnet.com/home-theater-systems/samsung-hw-d550/4505-6740_7-34468599.html?tag=contentMain;contentBody;1r), and...
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 20, 2011 at 01:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Run disk repair, try reinstalling the OS. It... 742 Views / 3 Replies  
Run disk repair, try reinstalling the OS. It worked on my old 12" Powerbook and I also think it was the hard drive leading to frequent kernel panics if I tried to reboot.
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yep, all of the educational titles that are... 1,059 Views / 3 Replies  
Yep, all of the educational titles that are available for download are in the App store, just like the iPhone one. I guess Apple is going discontinue that section of their website soon. Whatever...
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 19, 2011 at 03:37 PM, in Gaming
I'm just wondering though why you guys would... 1,064 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm just wondering though why you guys would choose to buy a 3ds instead of a iPod Touch for gaming. I've noticed that the iPod Touch games are significantly cheaper than Nintendo games. Now sure you...
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 19, 2011 at 03:35 PM, in Gaming
I bought 4x4gb of RAM from Crucial for $120 to... 1,307 Views / 25 Replies  
I bought 4x4gb of RAM from Crucial for $120 to max out my iMac i5. I briefly considering following the same strategy described above and just purchasing 2x4gb, getting rid of OEM memory at a later...
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 19, 2011 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac Educational Games 1,059 Views / 3 Replies  
Just picked up an iMac and would like to purchase some educational titles for my kids (3,4,11). I was browsing the Apple software store but they have 0 educational games listed! ...
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 12, 2011 at 06:47 PM, in Gaming
So I made up my mind and purchased a refurbished... 14,734 Views / 9 Replies  
So I made up my mind and purchased a refurbished 2.7 i5 for $1250, passing over a new 2.8 i7 for $1500 (including the $100 back to school gift card). I decided that $250 was too much for a small...
Posted by Sosa, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ja, I had forgetten about the Discover store... 1,525 Views / 3 Replies  
Ja, I had forgetten about the Discover store discount. Going to us it when I get my iMac next month. I'm not sure I want to go as high as you did though, I'm more interested in bang for the buck,...
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 20, 2011 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
A similar upgrade is available for the iMac line,... 14,734 Views / 9 Replies  
A similar upgrade is available for the iMac line, but it costs $200. I'm trying to figure out myself if it is worth it.

For the 21.5" 2.7ghz quadcore to 2.8ghz quadcore i7

For the 27" 3.1...
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 20, 2011 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same issue with Comcast mail. It... 2,768 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the same issue with Comcast mail. It frequently asks that I reenter my Comcast mail password. I thought something was wrong my Keys file, because it always happens when I restart the computer....
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 12, 2011 at 07:24 PM, in Applications
Hmm, didn't realize that constituted pirating! I... 722 Views / 8 Replies  
Hmm, didn't realize that constituted pirating! I guess I'll just wait in a month or two for an iMac.
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 7, 2011 at 08:20 PM, in Marketplace
How about $20, I pay shipping, install and return... 722 Views / 8 Replies  
How about $20, I pay shipping, install and return to you?
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 7, 2011 at 02:51 PM, in Marketplace
It is crazy to pay full retail for 10.5 now! I'll... 722 Views / 8 Replies  
It is crazy to pay full retail for 10.5 now! I'll be getting an iMac soon, I'd just like to listen sync my iPhone in the meanwhile.
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 5, 2011 at 02:46 AM, in Marketplace
Amazing any chance you could ship me guise 10.5... 1,972 Views / 41 Replies  
Amazing any chance you could ship me guise 10.5 cds? I'll pay first and promise to ship them back!
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 5, 2011 at 02:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Horizontal Menus? 578 Views / 3 Replies  
I did a search and did not find anything on this topic. I would rather hold my iPhone horizontally. While some applications allow you to do this, others don't. Most annoyingly, the desktop with all...
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 3, 2011 at 07:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wanted: 10.5 for PPC Macs Installation DVDs 722 Views / 8 Replies  
I need to upgrade my Powerbook to 10.5 so I can synchronize with my two iPhones! Sure I'll be buying a new computer in a few months, but meanwhile I'd like to not have to carry my iPhone and the iPod!
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 3, 2011 at 06:28 PM, in Marketplace
Yep, Macs do last long. I'm perfectly happy with... 1,972 Views / 41 Replies  
Yep, Macs do last long. I'm perfectly happy with the performance of my almost 6 year old Powerbook for my normal activities. It sucks that I now have to invest in an OS upgrade or a new computer to...
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 3, 2011 at 02:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just Need to Find a copy of the installation cds.... 1,972 Views / 41 Replies  
Just Need to Find a copy of the installation cds. Anyone?
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 2, 2011 at 02:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well I got the iPhones, quite nice, however it... 1,972 Views / 41 Replies  
Well I got the iPhones, quite nice, however it won't sync with my iTunes 9.1! Now also need a new Mac. :-(
Posted by Sosa, on Jul 2, 2011 at 10:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Damn, those two refurbished iPhones I odered from... 1,972 Views / 41 Replies  
Damn, those two refurbished iPhones I odered from ATT are out of stock! No way I'm paying $200 for last year's model!
Posted by Sosa, on Jun 26, 2011 at 07:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
After reading that the iPhone 5 will not be... 1,972 Views / 41 Replies  
After reading that the iPhone 5 will not be available until September, I decided to pick up two refurbished iPhone 4s from ATT for under $250 will all charges included. I need the phone over the...
Posted by Sosa, on Jun 21, 2011 at 06:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Really? CNet gave the Blackberry Pearl 9100 a... 1,972 Views / 41 Replies  
Really? CNet gave the Blackberry Pearl 9100 a good review. One positive aspect is its small size. BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100 Review - Watch CNET's Video Review...
Posted by Sosa, on May 31, 2011 at 01:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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