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Issue with new Airport Extreme Base Station 802.11ac 358 Views / 3 Replies  
I just purchased an AEBS (new model with 802.11ac). I'm using it with Comcast internet service using a Motorola Surfboard SB6121.

I have a very odd and frustrating issue. The internet simply...
Posted by markw10, on Sep 12, 2014 at 03:21 AM, in Networking
iTunes is beachballing 463 Views / 1 Replies  
I am running iTunes on a Mac Pro running OS X Mavericks. It's worked fine until a few weeks ago.
I have a music collection of approximately 3000 songs and have a large collection of podcasts I...
Posted by markw10, on Jul 6, 2014 at 01:37 AM, in Applications
Thanks. I never thought of going that route but... 533 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. I never thought of going that route but will give that a try.
Posted by markw10, on Aug 2, 2013 at 06:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Can I tweak LaunchPad to only show certain apps? 533 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello,

I am setting up an iMac with Mountain Lion for my son. He's just learning about computers and only uses certain apps. I'm obviously only putting what he would use in the dock but also I...
Posted by markw10, on Aug 2, 2013 at 05:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Is there a 'contact us via iMessage' button for websites? 479 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

I recently launched a website and in the Contact Us section I have a lot of ways for people to contact me. There are buttons for Skype, Google Talk, MSN, Yahoo, and AIM for example. To...
Posted by markw10, on May 19, 2013 at 02:30 PM, in Applications
Looking for a flash card type app 514 Views / 1 Replies  
My fiancee owns an iPhone and is going into a training program for a new job. It's a very intense training and she has a lot of items to learn and memorize. As part of this she's looking into using...
Posted by markw10, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:01 PM, in iPhone Apps
Unable to log into Mac OS X-Puts me back at login screen 346 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello,

I have a MacBook Pro that I believe is approximately a 2006 model. It is running OS X Lion. The problem I have just started this evening.
I was using the laptop and some applications were...
Posted by markw10, on Nov 16, 2012 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It has approximately 9GB free. I have about 10... 292 Views / 2 Replies  
It has approximately 9GB free. I have about 10 screens of apps and lots of folders and apps but not sure if that would cause a problem but it definitely has free space.
Posted by markw10, on Nov 15, 2012 at 07:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone Crashing when apps are put on certain screens and then home button is pressed 292 Views / 2 Replies  
An odd problem just began showing up on my iPhone 4S using the latest iPhone OS, iOS 6.01.

I downloaded a few apps onto my iPhone and wish to move them onto one of my last screens. I have around...
Posted by markw10, on Nov 15, 2012 at 02:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
AppleTV Blinking after update 429 Views / 1 Replies  
I was excited to read about the new Apple TV software update last night so quickly went to do the update. I've done many and never had a problem until this time.
I started the update and the last...
Posted by markw10, on Sep 25, 2012 at 06:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Problem with draining battery on iPhone 4S 234 Views / 0 Replies  
I have had my iPhone 4S since they were released last year. For no reason about 3 days ago the battery quickly starting draining fast. One morning I took it off and when I looked at the phone 4-5...
Posted by markw10, on Sep 16, 2012 at 06:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How can I choose which applications appear in LaunchPad? 143 Views / 0 Replies  
When I upgraded to OS X Lion I quickly began to use the LaunchPad feature and I like it but the only problem is it shows basically every application, helper apps, etc. I want to keep these out of...
Posted by markw10, on Sep 10, 2012 at 09:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Good 3rd party Google Voice apps for iOS? 182 Views / 0 Replies  
I have two Google Voice phone numbers, obviously under separate Google accounts. I have Google's Google Voice app on both my iPhone and iPad and use it with the Google Voice number that I use the...
Posted by markw10, on Aug 22, 2012 at 05:20 AM, in iPhone Apps
Can I import podcasts to new Podcasts App? 419 Views / 1 Replies  
I just downloaded the new Podcasts app for both my iPhone and iPad. I was so glad to see this app and want to set up all my podcasts in it. I have approximately 125 podcasts I subscribe to. I have...
Posted by markw10, on Jun 27, 2012 at 04:58 PM, in iPhone Apps
Can Mac play blu-ray through USB 2.0? 1,298 Views / 4 Replies  
I had an external DVD/CD drive and it just went bad so I'm going to replace it. I am looking at one option such as Apple's external USB drive. It's $79 but I've seen it as low as $50 on eBay and...
Posted by markw10, on Jun 13, 2012 at 04:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Western Digital MyBook-Unable to turn on, light not working 517 Views / 0 Replies  
I have two 1TB My Book Studio Editions that are hooked up to a Mac Pro through two Firewire 800 ports. The problem I'm experiencing is a couple weeks ago one of them stopped working. The Mac Pro...
Posted by markw10, on May 1, 2012 at 10:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Looking for a good iPad 3 Screen Protector/Privacy Filter-No Fingerprints 651 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently purchased an iPhone 4S and as part of that purchased a screen protector for it. I've gone through many screen protectors with previous iPhone's I've owned but none are as good as the one...
Posted by markw10, on Apr 10, 2012 at 06:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Problem with iDVD Burning Discs-Freezes & Ejects at last step 454 Views / 0 Replies  
When I'm in iDVD and go to burn a disc it goes through all the steps and at the last step where it asks if you continue and burn it freezes and won't allow you to push the okay/yes button and ejects...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
Looking for a Wireless Router that works with a AT&T 4G LTE AirModem 371 Views / 1 Replies  
I currently have a CradlePoint PHS300 router and it works fine with both 3G and 4G (HSPA+). I currently have a 4G modem but want to upgrade to a 4G HSPA+/LTE modem on the AT&T network, likely the...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 22, 2012 at 04:38 AM, in Networking
As abbaZaba mentioned I'd like to have it access... 593 Views / 6 Replies  
As abbaZaba mentioned I'd like to have it access local service such as printing, file sharing, etc. but no internet capabilities, is this possible?

As for the second response, where is MAC...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 9, 2012 at 01:52 AM, in Networking
Does iPad 3 work with iPad 1 Case and Stand? 1,583 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an iPad 1 and skipped the iPad 2 but am upgrading to the iPad 3. I plan to buy a new screen protector for my iPad 3 but also, there are two items I'd like to use from my iPad 1 with the iPad...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 7, 2012 at 07:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can I block internet to a specific computer through AEBS? 593 Views / 6 Replies  
I have an Airport Extreme Base Station and am wondering if there's a way I can block certain devices such as a Mac from connecting to this router or using the internet? It's okay if I simply block...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 7, 2012 at 06:39 PM, in Networking
Question about Upgrading Early 2008 Mac Pro Memory 950 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an early 2008 Mac Pro running OS X Lion. It currently has 8GB of memory which consists of 4 memory modules of 2GB each, 2 on each of the memory cards.

I really want to go to 32GB but likely...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 3, 2012 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Airplay won't work through one of my Wi-Fi Networks 1,166 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm trying to use Airplay and have an AppleTV and an iPhone 4S. The way my home network is set up is I have the main Wi-Fi network which is connected to my cable modem and is using an Airport Base...
Posted by markw10, on Feb 25, 2012 at 04:29 AM, in Networking
Use iMessage Mac with MSN Live Messenger? 968 Views / 1 Replies  
I just got the beta version of iMessage and I like it a lot. I have previously used Adium and I have friends on so many chat services such as AIM, Yahoo, and Google Talk. Most of my friends are on...
Posted by markw10, on Feb 19, 2012 at 11:13 PM, in Applications
Plantronics M50-MultiPoint: How to change between devices? 943 Views / 0 Replies  
This post relates to a Plantronics M50 headset. I unfortunately haven't found much information on the Plantronics website so thougth I'd try here. I purchased the Plantronics M50 a couple weeks ago...
Posted by markw10, on Jan 22, 2012 at 11:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The person that needs this file is definitely not... 519 Views / 5 Replies  
The person that needs this file is definitely not computer savvy and I sent it in another format earlier. I can't remember which format it was but she can't play it so she stated she knows she can...
Posted by markw10, on Jan 15, 2012 at 07:16 PM, in Applications
Program to create Windows Media Files? 519 Views / 5 Replies  
I need to create an audio file and the receiver needs it in Windows Media format. What is a good Mac program, hopefully free, that will do that? I also have an iPad and iPhone so if necessary an...
Posted by markw10, on Jan 15, 2012 at 04:16 AM, in Applications
Hello, Thanks for all the tips. When I did... 979 Views / 8 Replies  
Hello,

Thanks for all the tips. When I did a restore from iTunes I had to reenter all email passwords and my voicemail password. I didn't have encryption turned on so seems likely that's what...
Posted by markw10, on Jan 14, 2012 at 09:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Voicemails-How do I display older Pre-iPhone 4S Voicemails 979 Views / 8 Replies  
I updated from an iPhone 3G to an iPhone 4S approximately mid-December. I had some voicemails from earlier in 2011 that I had to keep for legal use. I just noticed when I tried to reference them...
Posted by markw10, on Jan 14, 2012 at 03:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can I block websites on iPhone-iOS 5? 787 Views / 2 Replies  
I am hoping to give my son an iPhone and it would be useful for a lot of his educational uses so I want him to have the internet to use but there's a few websites I'd like to block such as YouTube...
Posted by markw10, on Nov 10, 2011 at 11:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can I block YouTube and others on AppleTV? 470 Views / 1 Replies  
I am thinking of purchasing an AppleTV and I am wondering if I can block certain items in it such as the YouTube section. Can I do this through Parental Controls or in another manner?
Thanks for...
Posted by markw10, on Nov 10, 2011 at 05:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Safari won't open up 804 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a Mac with OS X Snow Leopard and haven't yet upgraded to Lion but as a recent Apple System Update it said it had an update to Safari. It installed Safari as part of that update process but...
Posted by markw10, on Oct 29, 2011 at 08:18 PM, in Applications
How do I remove apps from the LaunchPad? 603 Views / 0 Replies  
I just upgraded to OS X Lion last night and one of the first features I wanted to try out was the LaunchPad.
At first I thought I wouldn't like it but I actually like it more than I expected but the...
Posted by markw10, on Aug 15, 2011 at 03:52 PM, in Mac OS X
How many computers can I use Lion on? Do I need to use them on one ID? 1,069 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello,

My house has exactly 5 Mac's in it and I wish to upgrade all of these to Lion. In the past whenever I did an OS update I purchased the family pack instead of the standard edition which...
Posted by markw10, on Aug 13, 2011 at 04:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Looking for app that gives stock alerts 1,627 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been using an Android device and have a free app for Android called Stock Alerts. I like it a lot since it gives all types of alerts/notifications for stocks. You can track stocks and get...
Posted by markw10, on Jun 23, 2011 at 02:15 AM, in iPhone Apps
Good Notetaking app for Mac 1,182 Views / 3 Replies  
I currently have an iPad and use PenUltimate as a notetaking app on the iPad and like it a lot. Now I plan to purchase a MacBook Air and I will take this computer with me to meetings and other types...
Posted by markw10, on May 11, 2011 at 04:35 AM, in Applications
Can I sync iCal and Address Book with Google's services? 1,058 Views / 2 Replies  
I just had to get a Motorola Xoom Android Device for my work and I'm used to using my iPad through MobileMe so with my iPad everything is nicely synced with my desktop apps on my Mac.
The problem is...
Posted by markw10, on Apr 28, 2011 at 03:06 PM, in Applications
Does Airport Extreme Base Station have advantages? 1,622 Views / 6 Replies  
My Airport Extreme Base station just gave out this week so I need to replace it. I had the first version of the Gigabit models and I know there's a newer version out but I am also looking heavily at...
Posted by markw10, on Apr 27, 2011 at 03:35 AM, in Networking
Apple Base Station-Blocking websites 1,328 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a home network that consists of two routers. First I have my cable modem that is connected to an Apple Airport Extreme Base Station. I tend to use that as the 'n' network for my computers so...
Posted by markw10, on Apr 6, 2011 at 03:08 AM, in Networking
Unable to select Wake for Ethernet Access 602 Views / 0 Replies  
I like the new iTunes Home Sharing option in iOS 4.3 and have set it up for use on my iPad but the issue I'm having is with the computer end.
I have two Mac's a Macbook Pro and a Mac Pro, each...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 12, 2011 at 02:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Thank you for the above information. When I... 974 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you for the above information. When I follow the steps it shows me the Time Machine drive which I select and then I have to choose where to restore the backup to and I choose the newly...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 5, 2011 at 06:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Unable to restore Time Machine drive using Disk Utility 974 Views / 2 Replies  
I had a drive fail recently and it was the 2nd hard drive in my system that was only for data. It was not the primary system drive. I have a 3rd hard drive in the system which is a Time Machine...
Posted by markw10, on Mar 5, 2011 at 04:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Airport Base Station-Do g devices slow it down? Parental Controls 775 Views / 1 Replies  
I need to purchase a new Wi-Fi router and am looking at several but am looking at the Airport Base Station.
Most of my devices such as my Mac's all use N networking but other devices such as my...
Posted by markw10, on Feb 17, 2011 at 04:45 PM, in Networking
Thank you. That's exactly what I needed. I just... 705 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you. That's exactly what I needed. I just signed up so now I can start learning iOS development.
Posted by markw10, on Feb 13, 2011 at 09:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iOS Development-Getting tools from Apple 705 Views / 4 Replies  
I have just begun reading the book, iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners. In the first chapter it talks about joining the developer program and then downloading the SDK and installing the...
Posted by markw10, on Feb 13, 2011 at 06:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you. I'll give that a try 684 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you. I'll give that a try
Posted by markw10, on Feb 13, 2011 at 02:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Restoring hard drive from Time Machine 684 Views / 2 Replies  
I need to do a complete hard drive restore from Time Machine. I looked at google but the information that I saw is for when the main system drive fails.
The situation I have is my main system drive...
Posted by markw10, on Feb 12, 2011 at 04:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Can I block reading CD's into iTunes? 390 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a special needs son who has a Mac and at times I have to limit access to certain features of his mac.
He uses iTunes to listen to music that we have purchased for his Mac but at times he has...
Posted by markw10, on Jan 6, 2011 at 03:24 PM, in Applications
How do I disable the Mac App Store? 4,764 Views / 15 Replies  
I have a special needs son and for this reason I have to limit what he has access to on his iMac.
With the Mac App Store coming I had made the choice to simply not install/download the Mac App...
Posted by markw10, on Jan 6, 2011 at 03:18 PM, in Mac OS X
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