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Using Apple Mail to access my Gmail account. 121 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm using 10.11.3 on my iMac 24" about 8 years old. When waking up, starting up, or restarting, a message appears from Google saying someone tired to launch Gmail from an app that doesn't meet modern...
Posted by jretzner, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:28 PM, in Applications
Using Apple Mail to access Gmail account 85 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm using 10.11.3 on my iMac 24" about 8 years old. When waking up, starting up, or restarting, a message appears from Google saying someone tired to launch Gmail from an app that doesn't meet modern...
Posted by jretzner, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:24 PM, in Applications
Thank you! 522 Views / 8 Replies  
I have two external hard drives going for backup. One is only for Time Machine, as you recommend. The other is used for SuperDuper. I will begin emptying my trash more often :)
Posted by jretzner, on Nov 1, 2015 at 12:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Mea Culpa! 522 Views / 8 Replies  
My internal HD has 872.61 GB free of 999.35 GB capacity.

My external HD has 104GB free of 499.97GB capacity.

An interesting thing happened this morning. I restarted my iMac because a program...
Posted by jretzner, on Oct 31, 2015 at 03:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Okay, that I can do. But, what about Time Machine... 522 Views / 8 Replies  
Okay, that I can do. But, what about Time Machine automatically erasing the oldest files to make room for newer files being backed up (or is that a figment of my imagination)?
Posted by jretzner, on Oct 31, 2015 at 12:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Time Macine backup failure 522 Views / 8 Replies  
I am running OS 1010.5 on my iMac 2.8GHz with Intel Core 2 Duo. A pop-up window appears telling me "You backup has failed." The Time Machine icon in System Preferences tells me that I have 10.4GB of...
Posted by jretzner, on Oct 31, 2015 at 12:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks. We are on the same page. Jim 890 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks. We are on the same page.

Jim
Posted by jretzner, on Oct 5, 2015 at 12:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you! I've been using Photoshop to increase... 890 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you! I've been using Photoshop to increase the resolution to 300, but the percentage is new lingo for me. I'll "play" with it some more on Photoshop to accomplish larger width and height...
Posted by jretzner, on Oct 3, 2015 at 12:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Resolution, or Pixels/Inch 890 Views / 9 Replies  
Photoshop calls it Resolution pixels/inch. Look under Image, go down to Image Size, and Document Size with width and height, plus Resolution (in my case 72). Is that the info needed? If so, how do I...
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 28, 2015 at 12:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
PPI settings for iPhone camera 890 Views / 9 Replies  
The Pixels Per Inch setting of my iPhone 5 is set at 72. How can I increase this to produce higher resolution photos?
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 27, 2015 at 12:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Uninstalling Microsoft Office 2008 733 Views / 1 Replies  
I have both Microsoft Office 2008 and 2011 installed on my 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo iMac on OS 10.8.4. I believe I synced my addresses from Entourage to the Apple Contacts list. I have double...
Posted by jretzner, on Oct 8, 2013 at 03:21 PM, in Applications
Apps ;ile: 995 Views / 2 Replies  
Words with Friends, Water, Dictionary, and many more.

I took my iPhone to an Apple Store this evening and a Mac Genius told me he has seen this in several iPhones which were upgraded. He did a...
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 22, 2013 at 12:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iOS 7 on iPhone 5 and pop up windows 995 Views / 2 Replies  
After installing iOS7 on my iPhone5 I launched some of the apps only to have a window pop up saying "Connect to iTunes to Use Push Notifications." There is an "OK" at the bottom of the box which I...
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 21, 2013 at 08:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Firefox and password need 556 Views / 2 Replies  
When I reboot my iMac with OS 10.8.4 and launch Firefox 22.0) I am asked for my username (email address) and password. In the past, with earlier versions I don't recall needing to do this. Is there a...
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 1, 2013 at 12:36 AM, in Applications
One more part of it: after getting International... 501 Views / 6 Replies  
One more part of it: after getting International Languages, DRAG the language you want to the top, and then restart.
Posted by jretzner, on Feb 16, 2013 at 11:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Changing language (Spanish to English) 501 Views / 6 Replies  
My Mac Book Air (OS 10.5) came back to me from a friend with all of the System banners and labels in Spanish. How do I get them back to English?
Posted by jretzner, on Feb 16, 2013 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Transfer addresses between desktop and laptop 413 Views / 1 Replies  
My desktop in an iMac 2.8 GHz. My laptop is a MacBook Air. How can I transfer the addresses I have in my iMac to my MacBook Air? Where are the actual addresses stored?
Posted by jretzner, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Why? 606 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you sure? I am sure I've accessed it since upgrading to Office 2011.
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 18, 2011 at 12:30 AM, in Applications
Zip/Bar Code not available 606 Views / 4 Replies  
Using Word 14.1.0 on my iMac with OS 10.6.7 the check box for including the bar code in the address window has disappeared. How do I (Can I) get the check box to appear again to allow me to print the...
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 17, 2011 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
After chatting several exchanges with my server... 782 Views / 5 Replies  
After chatting several exchanges with my server (Earthlink), the update for Transmit is now uploading changes for me. It has to do with altering for the host name and the user name.

Thanks for...
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:49 AM, in Networking
The upload path is the same as before. No, there... 782 Views / 5 Replies  
The upload path is the same as before. No, there is not a time stamp e.g. time of day. The calendar date of the changed file changed on the server however. I believe that exhibits the uploading of...
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 29, 2011 at 11:54 PM, in Networking
Problems uploading changed files to website 782 Views / 5 Replies  
iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo; OS 10.6.7

Last week I updated Panic's Transmit from version 4.1.1 to 4.1.7. Transmit says my updated file has been uploaded to my server (Earthlink). However, the...
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 29, 2011 at 12:47 AM, in Networking
Office 2011 installationvon over Office 2008 1,077 Views / 3 Replies  
I've installed Office 2011 Home and Student in my iMac (OS 10.6.6; 2.8 GHz). Can I just drag all 0f 2008 (except Entourage) to the Trash and be done with it? Thanks!
Posted by jretzner, on Mar 5, 2011 at 02:24 PM, in Applications
Sticky: Thanks! I could not get it to show up (as you... 448,024 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Thanks! I could not get it to show up (as you did) as a link.
Posted by jretzner, on Jan 29, 2011 at 07:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Booq 11" for Mac Air 448,024 Views / 1,153 Replies  
This bag (http://www.booqbags.com/laptop-backpacks-laptop-bags/13-inch-macbook-air-bags/Viper-11-macbook-air-case) from Booq for my 11" Mac Air arrived yesterday. It is snug, very protective, and has...
Posted by jretzner, on Jan 22, 2011 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Look at an Otter cover with a rubbery texture and... 2,429 Views / 1 Replies  
Look at an Otter cover with a rubbery texture and then keep your iPhone in your shirt pocket or the front pocket of your slacks. It doesn't fall out but is easily pulled out of whichever pocket you...
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
External Backup HD 801 Views / 3 Replies  
Try EZQuest Pro Audio/Video Triple Interface Drive (http://www.ezq.com/product/officestorage.php). I've been using the 500 GB, which has its power source inside the case, for two years.
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I am using Words With Friends, a version of... 1,037 Views / 28 Replies  
I am using Words With Friends, a version of Scrabble. One can have as many games as one desires going with different opponents all the time. I find it addictive!
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 14, 2010 at 01:17 AM, in Gaming
No previous dates saved on 8GB iTouch 365 Views / 1 Replies  
Only the repeating dates (e.g. birthdays) are saved. All other dates earlier than two weeks ago are not there. Is there a preference setting?
Posted by jretzner, on Apr 29, 2010 at 04:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've had my Magic Mouse since October 2009,... 3,585 Views / 23 Replies  
I've had my Magic Mouse since October 2009, leaving the mouse on all the time. Tonight, a "low power" *That's 23%) alert popped up on my iMac's screen for the first time. That's five months. How long...
Posted by jretzner, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When it happens to me … 3,493 Views / 2 Replies  
Sometimes, this happens with my 2.8 24" iMac and Dreamweaver CS4. I just grab the lower right corner and drag it to the size I need. Sometimes it does it automatically. I have no idea how I caused...
Posted by jretzner, on Feb 9, 2010 at 01:37 AM, in Applications
Canon Pixma MP560 rear tray use 1,668 Views / 0 Replies  
My 24" iMac using OS 10.6.2 is attached to a Canon Pixma MP560 via USB. When I use Adobe inDesign CS4 I am unable to choose the rear tray for printing. A Layout/Quality & Media/Paper Source/Rear Tray...
Posted by jretzner, on Dec 19, 2009 at 12:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Check the thread below on lack of sound in iPods 3,038 Views / 3 Replies  
Check the thread (http://forums.macnn.com/103/ipod-iphone-and-apple-tv/351485/no-sound-ipod/) on no, or intermittent sound from iPods. It may be helpful.
Posted by jretzner, on Nov 9, 2009 at 02:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iCal to iTouch calendars 1,651 Views / 18 Replies  
Let's try re-reading, and restating, the original question: "entering (aka syncing) repeating dates with one's iTouch calendar…" Obviously, after applying the knowledge accrued, I still was not able...
Posted by jretzner, on Nov 7, 2009 at 12:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Very true, but I ("he") just stumbled on a way to... 1,651 Views / 18 Replies  
Very true, but I ("he") just stumbled on a way to get my desired repeating dates. One needs MS Entourage (I have the Mac 2008 version). I can use the custom date setting in Entourage and have...
Posted by jretzner, on Nov 3, 2009 at 02:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
EZQuest HDs 19,730 Views / 19 Replies  
I have used an EZQuest Pro A/V 500GB (http://www.ezq.com/product/officestorage.php) for a while and find it quick, and sleek looking in the fact that the power source is inside the enclosure,...
Posted by jretzner, on Sep 7, 2009 at 11:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Will I be able to transfer email addressed from... 1,756 Views / 20 Replies  
Will I be able to transfer email addressed from Entourage 2008 to Outlook? What about snail mail addresses and envelope/label functions?
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:55 AM, in Applications
Check SmallDog for special package purchases 1,981 Views / 13 Replies  
Check Small Dog Electronics (http://www.smalldog.com) for student packages e.g. a computer, software, and AppleCare, with free shipping to boot.
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
FireFox quickness 655 Views / 13 Replies  
But it works. Command-w works much faster than Command-q followed by restarting.
Posted by jretzner, on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:49 AM, in Applications
Thanks 1,651 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks. I was wondering if someone else had discovered a work around OR if the very recent Apple iPhone OS upgrade contained what I am trying to find. I'll ask Apple themselves, and if nothing else,...
Posted by jretzner, on Jul 23, 2009 at 06:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iTouch/iPhone Calendar question 1,651 Views / 18 Replies  
:confused: Is there a way to enter repeating dates in one's iTouch calendar for a specific day of the month, e.g. the third Monday? I was able to so with the Palm software on their devices. Thanks!
Posted by jretzner, on Jul 22, 2009 at 02:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Take a look at EZQuest 1,115 Views / 5 Replies  
I've had great success with EZQuest hard drives. Too had to use their service department only once with very satisfactory results. I use two of their drives, one with a built-in power source rather...
Posted by jretzner, on Jun 7, 2009 at 01:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Logitech V450 751 Views / 8 Replies  
A great mouse with great extras like the horizontal scrolling. I leave mine turned on all the time, and have yet to replace the batteries.
Posted by jretzner, on May 31, 2009 at 12:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Have you looked at Logitch's V450 Nano? it is... 538 Views / 2 Replies  
Have you looked at Logitch's V450 Nano? it is USB, but the "dongle" is tiny and can be inserted in a USB hub, or one's external keyboard. The mouse itself is about the same size as the standard Apple...
Posted by jretzner, on Apr 17, 2009 at 01:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've never used that utility. Does it make a... 1,225 Views / 17 Replies  
I've never used that utility. Does it make a bootable disk?
Posted by jretzner, on Apr 1, 2009 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Time Machine works fine, backing up my 2.8 iMac... 1,225 Views / 17 Replies  
Time Machine works fine, backing up my 2.8 iMac to one of my external HDs. SuperDuper (http://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html) also works fine, backing up my iMac to my...
Posted by jretzner, on Mar 30, 2009 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have no idea if this is related, but look into... 1,262 Views / 13 Replies  
I have no idea if this is related, but look into Bridge CS4's Preferences/Startup Scripts and try unchecking the Adobe Bridge CS4 box.
Posted by jretzner, on Mar 21, 2009 at 11:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Absolute http link in Entourage emails 393 Views / 0 Replies  
Using Entourage, is there a way to insert an absolute email address, with only a descriptive word showing in the actual email? An example might be Best Mac Advice (http://forums.macnn.com).
Posted by jretzner, on Feb 24, 2009 at 12:27 AM, in Applications
I am using an i Mac similar to yours. My keyboard... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
I am using an i Mac similar to yours. My keyboard is connected, but, I use Bluetooth with my PowerBook.

Go to System Preferences and click on Keyboard & Mouse. Then click on the Bluetooth button...
Posted by jretzner, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Check out Apple's "Life Up to Date... 4,212 Views / 58 Replies  
Check out Apple's "Life Up to Date (http://www.apple.com/ilife/uptodate/). You may still be able to order this upgrade for your new Mac.
Posted by jretzner, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:09 PM, in Applications
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