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iPhone 5 caller interruption 496 Views / 1 Replies  
While talking on my iPhone 5, sometimes (not often) the phone will ring as if someone is calling me...the phone rings only twice and quite loud. After I finish my call, then I check recent calls and...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Apr 30, 2013 at 05:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iMac was over 4 yrs old and I had to replace hard... 3,539 Views / 155 Replies  
iMac was over 4 yrs old and I had to replace hard drive twice and superdrive once. It was 24" and too big a footprint for my credenza. Plus, friend of mine who is computer expert wanted it for his...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jun 12, 2012 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why a loser? 3,539 Views / 155 Replies  
Why a loser?
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jun 12, 2012 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
New iMac not until 2013??? 3,539 Views / 155 Replies  
Sold my old iMac 24 intel and was expecting new iMac in June 2012. Now rumors are 2013 which is too long to wait. Assume current iMac would be adequate since I use iMac mainly for office work,...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jun 12, 2012 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
New to iPhone questions 755 Views / 4 Replies  
Just bought my first iPhone and have several questions:

Suggestions for charging battery...been told that charging with Mac not best method? same comment about charging with car cigarette...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 29, 2012 at 02:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Upgrade to iOS 5 & iCloud issue 517 Views / 0 Replies  
When upgrading iOS 8 & iCloud on MacBook Pro to use on iPhone 4, fonts on AOL on MacBook Pro changed. Wonder why and how fix?
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Oct 23, 2011 at 07:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Upgrade from 10.5.8 to Snow Leopard 413 Views / 1 Replies  
Getting ready to upgrade from Leopard to Snow Leopard on my iMac (2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with 2GB Ram). Will have everything backed up on external hard drive.

Are there any unusuals or warnings...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Oct 23, 2011 at 07:04 PM, in Mac OS X
New MacBook Pro...which 15 1,419 Views / 12 Replies  
My 7 yr old PowerBook 15 G4 is about to crash. It has been great but I need to replace with new MacBook Pro 15. Which one 2.0GHz or 2.2 GHz? Is the 2.2 worth $400 more?

I will use MacBook Pro...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 5, 2011 at 07:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, used Verbatim and Sony... may need to... 680 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, used Verbatim and Sony...

may need to clean Superdrive...never been cleaned since I bought

Thanks for your responses!
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Dec 27, 2010 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Able to backup data using Toast Titanium on Sony... 680 Views / 4 Replies  
Able to backup data using Toast Titanium on Sony CD-RW and worked fine including verification

Then decided to use CD-RW to do same playlist in iTunes and it worked fine...only CD-Rs will not...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Dec 27, 2010 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cannot not burn CD on iTunes 680 Views / 4 Replies  
About week ago, could not completely burn CD-R on iTunes...was able to burn two out of 15 attempts. The error message "Attempt to burn a disc failed. Burn failed due to a medium write error." No...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Dec 26, 2010 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
New MacBook Pro 1,774 Views / 33 Replies  
Any guesses as to when the next update in MacBook Pro is scheduled?

My old PowerBook is about gone but I wanted to wait to get the latest version of MacBook Pro

Thanks
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Nov 24, 2010 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Printing with iPhone & iPad 1,077 Views / 5 Replies  
How difficult to print from iPhone?

How difficult to print from iPad?

Ability to sync between iPhone & iPad?

Thanks for any help!
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Sep 1, 2010 at 01:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
username is simply name with no . or nonstandard... 2,059 Views / 7 Replies  
username is simply name with no . or nonstandard characters
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 1, 2010 at 03:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Computer not on network 2,059 Views / 7 Replies  
Computer not on network
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 1, 2010 at 01:24 PM, in Mac OS X
The path is MacIntosh HD > Users > Home icon with... 2,059 Views / 7 Replies  
The path is MacIntosh HD > Users > Home icon with home folder name. But, it is invisible in Users and only shows Shared

Thanks for help
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 1, 2010 at 01:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Home folder does not show in macintosh hd 2,059 Views / 7 Replies  
My Home Folder does not show in USERS folder within Macintosh HD. The only folder in Macintosh HD is Shared.

The Home Folder does show up in Places and all files are still there.

How do I...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 1, 2010 at 09:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Time Machine disconnect? 1,932 Views / 1 Replies  
Since I just lost my hard drive on my iMac 24 Intel, I am using external hard drive to backup via Time Machine. Yes hard drive replaced under warranty!

My question is what procedures are needed...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Sep 3, 2009 at 05:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Console on Leopard will not launch 348 Views / 0 Replies  
Had hard drive replaced and Leopard installed on 08/25/09 on iMac 24 Intel 2.4GHz with @GB SDRAM.

Since then, had two crashes on 08/27 and 08/29. After the last crash, Console will not launch!
...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Aug 29, 2009 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
The DSL modem/connection is already running using... 651 Views / 3 Replies  
The DSL modem/connection is already running using a 7 yr old PC. I am switching to iMac which is about 4-5 yrs old and I will attempt to install myself...if not works, then I will call Verizon

I...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jul 7, 2009 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Imac 20 g5 hookup to dsl 651 Views / 3 Replies  
Will iMac 20 hookup to DSL in same manner as Cable?

With Cable, the Mac hookups almost automatic...the connection will be direct connect with ethernet cable

The iMac 20 is G4 with OS 10.4.11...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jul 7, 2009 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Flight simulator for mac 821 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there a Mac version similar to MS Flight Simulator? I am using Tiger OS on iMac 20 G5

Thanks
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jun 25, 2009 at 05:54 PM, in Applications
Although some stumbling (operator!), IT WORKED! ... 522 Views / 5 Replies  
Although some stumbling (operator!), IT WORKED! Thanks!
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 3, 2009 at 09:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Show date in menu bar 522 Views / 5 Replies  
There is some method using System Preferences to show the time PLUS the date. I cannot remember how you add the date (month, day, year) to the Menu Bar

Thanks...am using OSX 10.4.11
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Since my message, I have used the AOL Service... 2,517 Views / 3 Replies  
Since my message, I have used the AOL Service Assistant and transferred saved AOL email messages (personal filing cabinets) to Mail which shows up in Import Mailbox. I tested the messages and the...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 28, 2009 at 01:56 PM, in Applications
Transfer AOL Personal Filing Cabinet (PFC) Mac to Mac 2,517 Views / 3 Replies  
Has anyone used the AOL Service Assistant to transfer AOL PFC to Mac Mail? I am transferring from one Mac to another Mac...both with OSX 10.4.11

Does the AOL Service Assistant ask for files to be...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 26, 2009 at 05:21 PM, in Applications
Switch Name and Administrator...what impact 401 Views / 1 Replies  
I am giving my old G4 iMac 20 (OS X 10.4.11) to a relative and have transferred my files; cleared caches, passwords, etc. and setup selected apps, iTunes songs, and iPhoto pictures for the new user. ...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 23, 2009 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do not have iPhoto 09...content with 08 615 Views / 15 Replies  
I do not have iPhoto 09...content with 08
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 6, 2009 at 11:28 AM, in Applications
iPhoto Library Manager??? 615 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for all the suggestions. One idea which was very appealing was to setup more than one iPhoto Library. There is freeware which will do that called iPhoto Library Manager 3.4.4. Would this...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 6, 2009 at 08:17 AM, in Applications
Thanks for response but where do you place the ... 615 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for response but where do you place the "make a folder" originally...in iPhotos or Finder?
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 5, 2009 at 08:54 AM, in Applications
Store photos not in iPhoto 615 Views / 15 Replies  
I have a large group of photos which need to be retained but not stored in iPhoto. How do I remove such groups of photos and store in alternate location on my Mac such as folder in Documents?
...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 5, 2009 at 08:38 AM, in Applications
Worked great! Thanks1 547 Views / 2 Replies  
Worked great! Thanks1
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 3, 2009 at 09:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Clear history in iCal 547 Views / 2 Replies  
Giving my old iMac to relative and wanted to keep birthdays on iCal but erase the other items on iCal. How is this done?
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 2, 2009 at 05:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Re-recordable DVD for iMac 440 Views / 1 Replies  
Best brand of DVD-RW for backup using iMac 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo?
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks...found the AOL Service Assistant but will... 445 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks...found the AOL Service Assistant but will it allow me to switch the old AOL messages to my new iMac AOL personal filing cabinet?
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 28, 2009 at 09:46 AM, in Applications
Transfer AOL Personal Filing Cabinet 445 Views / 3 Replies  
Transferring files from one iMac (G4) to iMac intel and having trouble transferring AOL Personal Filing Cabinet (stored e-mails). Any suggestions?

Note: Both iMac use same OS (10.4.11) and I...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 27, 2009 at 02:03 PM, in Applications
Switch from G4 iMac to iMac Intel 496 Views / 3 Replies  
My old G4 iMac 20 is being given to an relative and I need to transfer files, addresses, bookmarks, etc. to my iMac 24 intel. Both Macs have OSX 10.4.11.

What is best method to transfer data?
...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Network Settings 801 Views / 6 Replies  
Although I have not added any software (two updates though), I am getting an error message on Network in Systems Preferences "Your network settings have been changed by another application". I click...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Sep 23, 2008 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Upgrade from 10.4.11 to Leopard 10,642 Views / 5 Replies  
Any suggestions for upgrading my iMac 24 Intel from OSX 10.4.11 to Leopard. I do not want to change my network settings, favorite sites, and settings in Parallels which has Windows XP installed for...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jul 14, 2008 at 05:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Best mobile external external drive 694 Views / 3 Replies  
Need reliable mobile external hard drive for iMac 24 intel and MacBook intel.

Suggested are G-Technology, LaCie, Western Digital, etc

Your opinions appreciated
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 25, 2008 at 12:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External Hard Drive 417 Views / 1 Replies  
I have iMac 24 intel with Tiger and MacBook with Leopard. I wanted to develop an external hard drive for backup. One idea was to buy the Apple Time Machine hardware which would update my old...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 14, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
LaCie Rugged All-Terrain Hard Disk 2,081 Views / 4 Replies  
I am interested in mobile hard drive to backup my iMac 24 and MacBook. Should I buy the LaCie rugged all-terrain hard disk that is only USB2 or get the one which will allow firewire 800 & 400 and...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Mar 1, 2008 at 11:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks very much for the reply from you and... 4,092 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks very much for the reply from you and others. Since I only used cable modem, I had never seen DSL connection.

Very helpful!
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 20, 2008 at 08:17 AM, in Networking
DSL connect to MacBook 4,092 Views / 7 Replies  
Assume you have to buy the Apple modem connection for $49 to hook-up DSL to MacBook? Or is there another way. My MacBook is about 2 wks old.

Thanks
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 19, 2008 at 01:47 PM, in Networking
No just the regular MacBook 4,474 Views / 4 Replies  
No just the regular MacBook
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 11, 2008 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Transfer iMac files to MacBook 4,474 Views / 4 Replies  
Just bought a MacBook and tried to transfer files from fairly new iMac via Migration Assistant...what a disaster so that I had to restore MacBook to original state.

Since I only plan to transfer...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I do have wireless mouse...logitech bluetooth and... 445 Views / 4 Replies  
I do have wireless mouse...logitech bluetooth and I wonder if that is problem. But, the keyboard is USB connected. But, whenever I reboot, the Mac takes time to recognize the bluetooth mouse.
...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 30, 2008 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac 24 Intel ....will not wake up? 445 Views / 4 Replies  
My iMac is about 4 months old and about twice a month after sleeping overnight the computer will not wake up. After several attempts pressing keys on the keyboard and clicking on the mouse, I have...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 30, 2008 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
I did receive an answer using another forum and... 3,095 Views / 2 Replies  
I did receive an answer using another forum and it worked perfect!!!

Once you enter Windows via Parallels...Try pressing the "clear" key on the Num Pad. Seems to work as a Num Locks key in...
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 20, 2008 at 08:00 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Digital voice recorder 254 Views / 0 Replies  
Due to harassment from a former friend, I need to buy a digital voice recorder (not fancy just for voices...not music) that is compatible with Mac. I have a iMac 24 intel

Thanks!
Posted by Dell Switcher, on Jan 15, 2008 at 09:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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