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Thanks reader50! I'll try that. "You only... 711 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks reader50! I'll try that.

"You only get the warning when a 32-bit app or service is launched" - I know that Apple claims that this would be the case but it seems that it is not on my side!...
Posted by badidea, on Sep 12, 2019 at 08:03 AM, in macOS
"App" is not optimized for your Mac and needs to be updated 711 Views / 5 Replies  
I know that macOS Mojave is the last version of macOS to run 32-bit apps and what these annoying error messages are supposed to do BUT...
Do you guys also sometimes get these messages out of...
Posted by badidea, on Sep 11, 2019 at 10:43 AM, in macOS
Oh, so that's how Espresso machines work in 2019?... 2,624 Views / 17 Replies  
Oh, so that's how Espresso machines work in 2019? ;) (that's how my light works nowadays with rare but similar results)
Is the Espresso machine also from Apple or why are you so sure that Siri is...
Posted by badidea, on Mar 11, 2019 at 11:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
kevs, is it possible that the folder you don't... 1,600 Views / 11 Replies  
kevs, is it possible that the folder you don't find with spotlight is located on an external HD?
If yes, then make sure that you don't use any software that clears external disks from hidden macOS...
Posted by badidea, on Mar 11, 2019 at 10:53 AM, in macOS
Even though I never made it to any of the MacNN... 2,321 Views / 20 Replies  
Even though I never made it to any of the MacNN get-togethers (there was one in Hamburg a loooong time ago), I do remember Max!

RIP Max
Posted by badidea, on Feb 26, 2019 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:) Honestly...not even her two huge "hits" did... 99,397 Views / 596 Replies  
:)
Honestly...not even her two huge "hits" did impress me very much back in the 80ties.
I'd rather banged the Bangles!
Posted by badidea, on Jun 11, 2018 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am using Siri with my Philips Hue light system... 4,310 Views / 30 Replies  
I am using Siri with my Philips Hue light system and it works like a charm! Why do you think it doesn't work?
Posted by badidea, on Apr 20, 2018 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know what root is (and fortunately didn't have... 892 Views / 9 Replies  
I know what root is (and fortunately didn't have to use it for quite a long time) but enabling root (or logging in with the root bug) shouldn't create a "testfile.mov"...
I just wanted to find out...
Posted by badidea, on Dec 5, 2017 at 09:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Has anyone here tested this with a login after... 892 Views / 9 Replies  
Has anyone here tested this with a login after reboot?
The OS created a desktop for root and I had a "testfile.mov" with 0kb on this desktop.
Maybe this was some developer feature which they forgot...
Posted by badidea, on Dec 4, 2017 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New Mac Pro? Finally teh Apple TV (real one... 529 Views / 11 Replies  
New Mac Pro?
Finally teh Apple TV (real one with screen)?
The Apple Car?
Posted by badidea, on Mar 21, 2017 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd vote for the Apple Geoport Adapter. Why?... 2,233 Views / 65 Replies  
I'd vote for the Apple Geoport Adapter.
Why? Because I was able to go from 9.6 - 33.6k modem speeds with free software updates and without buying new hardware.

The best computer at it's time was...
Posted by badidea, on Mar 20, 2017 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd also say that this is not a Safari problem. I... 29,634 Views / 78 Replies  
I'd also say that this is not a Safari problem. I have seen it mostly when closing the JDownloader application. In my case these lines do not disappear until I use a finder window to wipe it away....
Posted by badidea, on Feb 24, 2017 at 08:52 AM, in macOS
Wasn't there some sort of problem with... 906 Views / 8 Replies  
Wasn't there some sort of problem with temperature sensors and HD replacement in iMacs? Could this have something to do with it?
Posted by badidea, on Dec 16, 2016 at 09:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, there are of course a few nice things I'd... 18,448 Views / 122 Replies  
Yes, there are of course a few nice things I'd like to enable force click for...but since I just can't live without drag and drop, it's impossible for me to activate force click!

Maybe Apple...
Posted by badidea, on Dec 8, 2016 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As you mention "force click" - does anyone here... 18,448 Views / 122 Replies  
As you mention "force click" - does anyone here use that feature on a MacBook?
How do you drag and drop stuff with "force click" enabled? I just can't! :)
Posted by badidea, on Dec 6, 2016 at 05:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Had the same yesterday and had no idea where it... 7,459 Views / 29 Replies  
Had the same yesterday and had no idea where it was coming from!
I was also a little concerned about the "sender will be notified" part when deleting it.
Facebook is full of weird Ray-Ban spam but...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 18, 2016 at 07:47 AM, in macOS
Yes, very interesting topic! I love Aperture... 984 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, very interesting topic!

I love Aperture as well and still use it together with Photos but since I probably could also live with Photos only, I just have one very small little feature request...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 4, 2016 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
That's a USB-C to SATA adapter. Wouldn't help me... 18,448 Views / 122 Replies  
That's a USB-C to SATA adapter. Wouldn't help me to connect an external 2-bay enclosure with FireWire and eSATA to a new MBP!

When I bought my 15" MBP this year it already made 4 external FireWire...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 4, 2016 at 09:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Of course I am concerned! Apple is the company... 18,448 Views / 122 Replies  
Of course I am concerned!
Apple is the company I spent most of my money within the last 24 years! I probably spent more money with them than I spent for cars in the last 24 years!
I don't want to...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 4, 2016 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1. Don't understand this argument! Shouldn't I... 18,448 Views / 122 Replies  
1. Don't understand this argument! Shouldn't I worry first and then buy? Do you really think it makes more sense to buy and complain afterwards?
2. Yes, maybe you're right. This notbook isn't for me...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 4, 2016 at 07:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, you're right! It's not a FireWire to USB... 18,448 Views / 122 Replies  
Oh, you're right! It's not a FireWire to USB adapter. I used to use the external HD with FireWire on my old MacMini. Now I use it with an eSATA-USB adapter on the new Mac mini and the MBP (the HD has...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 4, 2016 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe there's not as much need as there was... 18,448 Views / 122 Replies  
Maybe there's not as much need as there was before but that doesn't help much when you are low on power and need the charger plugged in in a crowdy environment like:
- large office with many stupid...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 3, 2016 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well ok then. As I already said, I like the way... 1,148 Views / 33 Replies  
Well ok then.
As I already said, I like the way it is handled in the US but I am also perfectly fine with the way it is handled in Germany (with the background of our special responsibility...
Posted by badidea, on Jul 16, 2016 at 08:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hmm, not really. The US claims to have freedom of... 1,148 Views / 33 Replies  
Hmm, not really. The US claims to have freedom of speech and I kind of admire this approach to freedom but I am not sure if there is so much difference between the US and Germany in this regard as it...
Posted by badidea, on Jul 15, 2016 at 05:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, that sounds like a better screen for VR than... 1,518 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes, that sounds like a better screen for VR than 4.7".
Any test results yet?
Posted by badidea, on Jul 15, 2016 at 05:07 AM, in Gaming
What kind of smartphone do you have? I also... 1,518 Views / 23 Replies  
What kind of smartphone do you have?
I also wanted to buy one for testing but I'm not sure if my iPhone6 with the 4.7" screen is the right smartphone for this.
I tried a Samsung Gear VR with a S7 a...
Posted by badidea, on Jul 13, 2016 at 09:31 AM, in Gaming
No, I have perfect WiFi where I charge it. 735 Views / 4 Replies  
No, I have perfect WiFi where I charge it.
Posted by badidea, on May 4, 2016 at 08:52 AM, in iOS Apps
Sorry for the late response. I was away for a few... 735 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry for the late response. I was away for a few days.
Yes, I mean this setting. Does it only apply for automatic updates? Because I started the updates manually!
Hmm, if it doesn't apply for...
Posted by badidea, on May 3, 2016 at 07:44 AM, in iOS Apps
iOS - App Store and mobile data 735 Views / 4 Replies  
Am I correct if I assume that turning off mobile data for the App Store means that app updates shouldn't be possible without a WLAN connection?

If yes, then there seems to be a serious bug in iOS...
Posted by badidea, on Apr 29, 2016 at 07:35 AM, in iOS Apps
I'd recommend "Batman: Arkham Knight" and/or "Far... 836 Views / 12 Replies  
I'd recommend "Batman: Arkham Knight" and/or "Far Cry 4", or is that already too old for you?

I recently bought "Beyond: Two Souls" for PS4 because I never played it on the PS3 and it didn't feel...
Posted by badidea, on Mar 22, 2016 at 07:47 AM, in Gaming
I might get the Playstation VR because I have a... 1,518 Views / 23 Replies  
I might get the Playstation VR because I have a PS4 - for the Oculus and HTC my PC is slightly not powerful enough (i5 & GTX770)!
Posted by badidea, on Mar 17, 2016 at 06:18 AM, in Gaming
Same here. I play it with an XBox Controller... 1,068,563 Views / 6,337 Replies  
Same here. I play it with an XBox Controller though. Yesterday I was so terrible with my 2v2 friend that we were degraded by 3 divisions!
Posted by badidea, on Mar 16, 2016 at 07:24 AM, in Gaming
When was the height of its popularity? I... 1,068,563 Views / 6,337 Replies  
When was the height of its popularity?
I started playing in January when a friend "forced" me to buy it. :)
We then started 1v1 and after quite a few training matches switched to 2v2 as a team....
Posted by badidea, on Mar 11, 2016 at 04:34 AM, in Gaming
Rocket League is my favorite game since a few... 1,068,563 Views / 6,337 Replies  
Rocket League is my favorite game since a few weeks. I stopped playing everything else! :eek:
Anyone else here playing RL?
Posted by badidea, on Mar 10, 2016 at 08:38 AM, in Gaming
Ok, so I am not alone with this issue! Seems to... 696 Views / 8 Replies  
Ok, so I am not alone with this issue! Seems to be quite common and I wonder why I never read any complaints about it before! :)
I still don't undertstand why I didn't have these problems on my old...
Posted by badidea, on Mar 10, 2016 at 08:16 AM, in macOS
You had or you still have? If you don't have... 696 Views / 8 Replies  
You had or you still have?
If you don't have the issues anymore, did they just disappear some day?

I really don't understand why I have this problem now! Never had it on my old MacBook Pro and...
Posted by badidea, on Mar 9, 2016 at 04:37 AM, in macOS
Finder view settings 696 Views / 8 Replies  
Since I got a new MacBook Pro I am not able to make my finder view settings stick after a restart!
Is there anything I can do about that now?
I already tried fixing the permissions (with a tool...
Posted by badidea, on Mar 8, 2016 at 07:14 AM, in macOS
And just for the record. It indeed was the GPU... 3,142 Views / 32 Replies  
And just for the record. It indeed was the GPU issue and my 17" MBP will be repaired free of charge!
That was a close one since the program will end next week! :)
Posted by badidea, on Feb 19, 2016 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't have a solution because 60fps game videos... 1,251 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't have a solution because 60fps game videos on Youtube usually work for me with Safari but I experienced similar weirdness when trying to watch 4k video - sometimes the option shows up and...
Posted by badidea, on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:29 AM, in Applications
For years I defended iTunes as a very good and... 886 Views / 5 Replies  
For years I defended iTunes as a very good and easy to use application against all those iTunes haters (mainly PC crowd) but recently I started to switch sides...and I think that it started with...
Posted by badidea, on Jan 19, 2016 at 08:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ok, I already can answer this myself - the... 359 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok, I already can answer this myself - the setting for unlocking the Watch with the Phone is also present on the Watch...and there it was turned on! :brick:
Posted by badidea, on Jan 19, 2016 at 05:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple Watch - Unlock Code 359 Views / 1 Replies  
I recently got a Apple Watch and set it so that it asks for a 4 digit code if I take it off.
So far so good...but I now realized that if I am too lazy to enter the code right after I put it on...
Posted by badidea, on Jan 19, 2016 at 05:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh, thanks Mike for that info - I wasn't aware of... 3,142 Views / 32 Replies  
Oh, thanks Mike for that info - I wasn't aware of it!
Hmmm, if they really repair it without charge, I probably shouldn't have ordered the new model. I don't need anything better than my old 17" MBP...
Posted by badidea, on Jan 11, 2016 at 06:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does your MBP have an ExpressCard/34 Slot? If... 3,142 Views / 32 Replies  
Does your MBP have an ExpressCard/34 Slot?
If yes, then you can upgrade it with a USB3 card.
Getting one with supported drivers is a bit tricky though!

That said, my early 2011 17" MBP just had...
Posted by badidea, on Jan 8, 2016 at 07:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info...but I think (when I post... 1,040 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the info...but I think (when I post here I am usually not at home at my Mac) that I already have 10.11.1 installed (I usually update very quickly) and it didn't solve my issue that...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 4, 2015 at 04:07 AM, in Applications
Apple Mail - where are my old emails? 1,040 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know if the problem is already weeks or even months old but I just had to realize that a lot of my old emails disappeared in Apple Mail (OS X El Capitan)! :eek:

I still have many emails...
Posted by badidea, on Nov 3, 2015 at 11:06 AM, in Applications
No problems with the latest version of 10.11... 2,513 Views / 7 Replies  
No problems with the latest version of 10.11 beta.

iOS 9 beta is still giving me a hard time!
Right now it tells me to update everytime I log in even though there is no update available.
And...
Posted by badidea, on Sep 14, 2015 at 08:06 AM, in macOS
Yes. Just finished Batman Arkham Knight on... 1,068,563 Views / 6,337 Replies  
Yes.

Just finished Batman Arkham Knight on the PS4 (which was great) and looking for a new one - either Mad Max or Metal Gear Solid!?
Posted by badidea, on Sep 4, 2015 at 05:13 AM, in Gaming
I was happy that you posted this thread since I... 852 Views / 5 Replies  
I was happy that you posted this thread since I haven't been able to find anything similar when googling it and already thought that this would be one more problem that seems to affect only me! :)
Posted by badidea, on Aug 4, 2015 at 05:21 AM, in Applications
I have seen this as well quite often in Safari... 852 Views / 5 Replies  
I have seen this as well quite often in Safari ...then it disappeared for quite a while ...and I have now seen it again in the El Capitan Beta!
I have no idea where this is coming from but you are...
Posted by badidea, on Jul 31, 2015 at 08:51 AM, in Applications
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