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Notes: Can I be free of Notes altering my numbers? 184 Views / 0 Replies  
I mainly use notes on the iphone, and often I type a number, say... 345645 Green Ave., and Notes inserts periods, commas, and even repeats on next line? Anyway to be free from this? I've looked...
Posted by kevs, on Dec 4, 2016 at 09:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Andi, thanks, I do everything you say except the... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Andi, thanks, I do everything you say except the contest stuff which is bit too corny for me personally, but who knows.. maybe one day.

Ironically Andi, I have been blasting with a domain email,...
Posted by kevs, on Dec 3, 2016 at 01:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Oreo/ Andi thanks. Oreo, do you use a VPN,... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Oreo/ Andi thanks.

Oreo, do you use a VPN, and if so, how often, and does it slow things down. I'm inclined to not bother, as I think that the https is sufficient, but I'm all ears.

The new...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 30, 2016 at 11:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok Andi, I will improve a few things you just... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Ok Andi, I will improve a few things you just mentioned, and that's valid, but this is new. For years I sent (blasted) with my core email address and people could click the spam button and then...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 29, 2016 at 05:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Oreo, I don't travel too much but it's... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks Oreo, I don't travel too much but it's good to know: "reason to use VPNs for privacy reasons".. what are the best examples then?

Well I get my name out not just by email blast, that's a new...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 28, 2016 at 11:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Reader, and the padlock and https will... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks Reader, and the padlock and https will show up no matter where you are in the world? I was glad to see Facebook has both padlock and https. icloud.com, banks etc. So then if you see the...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 28, 2016 at 10:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Reader, so then no need for VPN in your... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks Reader, so then no need for VPN in your opinion?

Also list is too long, I would want a recommendation.

I see https when I go to my citibank website, what is a website example of SSL?
...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 27, 2016 at 11:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Reader, then how do you trust you VPN, now... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks Reader, then how do you trust you VPN, now that you mention that! You have recommendation?

But even with https, can't someone at the coffee shop-- owner, or some smart . devious, person...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 27, 2016 at 11:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Excellent Oreo thanks. I've never actually... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Excellent Oreo thanks.

I've never actually visited icloud.com and looked at Mail there. Just did it, and it's totally empty. In Apple Mail on my dektop/ laptop -- it's very robust with folders...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 27, 2016 at 10:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Oreo, will check it out. How reliable is... 563 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks Oreo, will check it out. How reliable is icloud for email? Someone mentioned they did think much of it. (I mean especially when using with Mail to send/ receive IMAP)

I think someone in the...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 27, 2016 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Can one make more than one icloud.com email? 563 Views / 22 Replies  
I made my icloud.com email and it's really hard to change that. But can one make aliases with new pre-fixes to use? Thanks.
Posted by kevs, on Nov 27, 2016 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Reader, I do email blast myself, every few... 364 Views / 2 Replies  
Reader, I do email blast myself, every few months, to my consumer list 100k, and there are a lot of goofball gmail users there, probably happened with that? I also email past client, blast, list only...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 19, 2016 at 09:39 PM, in Applications
What is best text option for non Mac users? 364 Views / 2 Replies  
If I get a submission by a potential client and they provide no phone number, I then email them back.

But now even gmail users get my emails thrown into Spam

What is best way to text non Mac...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 18, 2016 at 11:09 PM, in Applications
Enterng Time Machine not working 273 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm trying to enter TM for files folders, but it just enters to users, desktop, or users, users root this root that, frustrated, any idea on this? Thanks!
Posted by kevs, on Nov 13, 2016 at 02:02 AM, in Applications
I'm want to just bring my laptop on the trip not... 617 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm want to just bring my laptop on the trip not the iphone or ipad. Someone suggested Google voice, so I'm looking into that.
Posted by kevs, on Nov 11, 2016 at 12:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The new preview, filling out forms, stumped 318 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm real excited about filling out form with the new preview. I'm doing this for the first time, and instead of just printing, filling out the form, and scanning, (6 minutes of work), I'm going to...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 8, 2016 at 11:03 PM, in Applications
Thanks P, I think its $14 month, hence I could... 617 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks P, I think its $14 month, hence I could just have the voicemail forward to a pre-existing voicemail I own...

Sad there is no easy free way to check my voicemails from laptop.

BTW it says...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 5, 2016 at 10:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks guys! Sorry for the delay, email... 617 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks guys! Sorry for the delay, email notification may not be working now? Can you please check on that for me P?

Well, this is actually about Verizon Wireless, and the Apple iphone (6). I want...
Posted by kevs, on Nov 5, 2016 at 07:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can you make a phone call on your laptop without the iphone? 617 Views / 20 Replies  
I know that you can make a phone call from a laptop. But could I travel to a foreign country and make a phone call from my laptop if I did not bring the iphone with me?
Posted by kevs, on Oct 30, 2016 at 09:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No to all questions I think Andi. Not sure where... 403 Views / 2 Replies  
No to all questions I think Andi. Not sure where this font is to reinstall. but we did find a similar font.
Posted by kevs, on Oct 18, 2016 at 02:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Font missing from Word 403 Views / 2 Replies  
The Font I was using for postcard labels Dakaota is missing. I really liked it a lot, but not in the dropdown list anymore (using Word 2011 for Mac)

I'm not sure if this is an OS issues or Word...
Posted by kevs, on Oct 17, 2016 at 06:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks S. I guess that is the best thing until... 362 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks S. I guess that is the best thing until there is an app.
Posted by kevs, on Oct 13, 2016 at 03:27 PM, in iPhone Apps
Text expander for iphone? 362 Views / 3 Replies  
I use Atext for the desktop which is great. Anything exist like this for the iphone?
Posted by kevs, on Oct 13, 2016 at 01:47 AM, in iPhone Apps
Thanks Reader, just plugged into itunes. Only... 317 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Reader, just plugged into itunes. Only thing there is user guide!

BTW itunes has super annoying bug, whenever it open it demands the passwords saying my session to the store (which I never...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 22, 2016 at 04:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks Oreo, glad you are answering, hopefully I... 317 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Oreo, glad you are answering, hopefully I get some relief here!

It says: 9.12 used, and 2.78 available.

iphone 6 regular bought 2 years ago, just updated ios.

photos, facebook,...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 21, 2016 at 01:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iphone says 8GB used but I only see 2GB used 317 Views / 5 Replies  
My 12GB iphone says 8 GB is used, but I eyeball at most 2GB. I went into a store and guy said update the ios, and that may solve it. It did not. I am ready for a genius bar apt, unless someone online...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 20, 2016 at 02:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mail: How many have I selected? And can I drag multiples mail to desktop? 354 Views / 0 Replies  
Two important questions with Mail:

I cannot seem to find a way to know how many email I've selected. How do you know the quantity of emails you select?

Also, I like to drag emails to an...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 17, 2016 at 07:42 PM, in Applications
Thanks Andi, Artists, then click and says all... 341 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Andi, Artists, then click and says all songs by that artists, which rolls through all songs and all albums of that artist, but then stops. Was continuing to next next artists but not now,...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 9, 2016 at 03:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ipod, moving from album to album 341 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm using an old ipod, I don't think that matters really but here is the question:
I chose, artists, all songs, and the songs moved from album to album. It was nice.

But then something got...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 9, 2016 at 12:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks Doc, actually Fastmail had a super easy... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Doc, actually Fastmail had a super easy restore feature so I found the folder, but for the future, what is the navagation to my folders in the finder?
Posted by kevs, on Sep 2, 2016 at 07:08 PM, in Applications
Folder missing from apple mail 367 Views / 2 Replies  
a Folder (or mailbox) vanished from Apple Mail. It would be a perfect time to find in with Time Machine, which I use for the whole computer. Only thing it, Apple Mail, never really seems to work well...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 31, 2016 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
I've used Wave, and it's hip, but Google Maps is... 680 Views / 11 Replies  
I've used Wave, and it's hip, but Google Maps is cleaner.
Posted by kevs, on Jul 10, 2016 at 11:43 PM, in iPhone Apps
Ok S, that helps. That blue arrow works fine, but... 680 Views / 11 Replies  
Ok S, that helps. That blue arrow works fine, but I used to always see the words start navigation, so I got perplexed. Now it just the blue arrow...

Oddly the dektop Google Maps is much better...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 9, 2016 at 05:32 PM, in iPhone Apps
Thanks Oreo / others, someone mentioned Adguard... 615 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Oreo / others, someone mentioned Adguard which has a desktop/ computer version that blocks trackers and ads before they hit the browser, so I may go that rate. They have a lifetime license I...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:24 PM, in Networking
Thanks S, I do see today the option on tolls. ... 680 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks S, I do see today the option on tolls.

But I don't see start navigation anywhere, it just starts anyway, and I don't see any route options, it's just one route given that's it.

On iphone.
Posted by kevs, on Jul 5, 2016 at 03:44 PM, in iPhone Apps
Google Maps no more avoid Toll roads option? 680 Views / 11 Replies  
I've looked real hard, I cannot find the avoid toll roads option anymore in app for iphone/ Google Maps is it gone?

Also, start navigation, is that button gone? it's just starts without that?...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 5, 2016 at 12:51 PM, in iPhone Apps
Thanks S, for me endless grief, all done. not... 615 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks S, for me endless grief, all done. not worth trade off.
Posted by kevs, on Jul 1, 2016 at 08:04 PM, in Networking
I'm done with Ghostery (and adblockers) 615 Views / 5 Replies  
Today was the final straw. I was on Bank of America site, and trying to log into my online account. A second window came up asking for my cell number for protection by text/ and call. I clicked yes,...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 1, 2016 at 03:36 PM, in Networking
Andi, We shared a screen, about 1/2 hour, and a... 653 Views / 10 Replies  
Andi, We shared a screen, about 1/2 hour, and a lot of steps, don't remember it now, but pretty straightforward...trying to remember... had to delete an old preference container about music files/...
Posted by kevs, on Jun 10, 2016 at 07:05 PM, in Applications
I opened a case with Apple and solved this with a... 653 Views / 10 Replies  
I opened a case with Apple and solved this with a tech on phone.
Posted by kevs, on Jun 9, 2016 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
Thanks Andi, sometimes I have underscores, dashes... 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Andi, sometimes I have underscores, dashes etc, but not crazy. And they are not crazy long. But i'ts like if I just chop off a letter, then it's ok..
Posted by kevs, on Jun 8, 2016 at 07:36 PM, in Applications
Dropbox and the red x 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone know whats up with dropbox? I drag files in there and I get the red x a lot. And then I just delete part of the file name and itt ok. I don't see a rhyme or reason to this. thanks.
Posted by kevs, on Jun 8, 2016 at 06:10 PM, in Applications
Thanks Reader, how can they not be done? One... 475 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Reader, how can they not be done? One partition was encrypted two weeks ago, the other last night, and they both seem encrypted as they ask for the password after I plug in the hardrive.
Posted by kevs, on Jun 5, 2016 at 03:31 PM, in Mac OS X
How do I unencrypt the hardrive? 475 Views / 2 Replies  
I did a right click and encrypted a hard drive. But when I right click to unencrypt all I see is (greyed out), "encrypting hardrive...". Any ideas. thanks!
Posted by kevs, on Jun 5, 2016 at 02:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Well it's pretty rare for me too. What you are... 768 Views / 6 Replies  
Well it's pretty rare for me too. What you are saying is if you need all your calendar, email, contacts restored there is a way through TM to get that back in whole, but piecemeal, one email or...
Posted by kevs, on Jun 1, 2016 at 03:45 PM, in Applications
Thanks Steve? Let' say you deleted someone from... 768 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks Steve? Let' say you deleted someone from contacts a year ago, or deleted an email a year ago, could you find that..?
Posted by kevs, on May 31, 2016 at 03:59 PM, in Applications
I don't have an emergency now, but am curious if... 768 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't have an emergency now, but am curious if anyone here has restored a single contact or email with time machine.

I'm on a desktop with icloud, so I assume everything is in mobile documents...
Posted by kevs, on May 30, 2016 at 09:02 PM, in Applications
Can Time Machine help with Mail, Contacts, Calendar? 768 Views / 6 Replies  
How does one retrieve lost emails, contact or calendar events? Is this hard to do?

To test, I just opened these three apps in TM, and with mail, nothing works, I only see inbox with same amount of...
Posted by kevs, on May 28, 2016 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
I don't use RAid. 1,409 Views / 48 Replies  
I don't use RAid.
Posted by kevs, on May 26, 2016 at 09:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks W. Then are in the camp of not replacing... 1,409 Views / 48 Replies  
Thanks W. Then are in the camp of not replacing drives until they die?.... keep using them even at 6-10 years?
Posted by kevs, on May 26, 2016 at 07:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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