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Pre fetch content on Apple TV 209 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there anyway to pre fetch / download multiple who's on an Apple TV?

My thanks
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Posted by pcryan5, on Apr 21, 2014 at 01:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well big thanks for that P! Appreciated! ... 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Well big thanks for that P!

Appreciated!
P2
Posted by pcryan5, on Mar 30, 2014 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
Search by contents app 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Title says it all - I'm looking for recommendations for an app that can search by file contents - with multiple conditions. Type of file - keyword - etc.

My thanks
P
Posted by pcryan5, on Mar 30, 2014 at 02:35 AM, in Applications
Iphone5 versus IPad Retina sound quality 459 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there an appreciable difference between the sound music playback sound quality between and IPhone 5 and a IPad Retina? Thanks!
Posted by pcryan5, on Dec 28, 2012 at 12:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Macbook Air & Pro Power MagSafe Power Adapter 778 Views / 8 Replies  
We have a variety of Macbook Pros 13" and Airs that move about the house / to-from work. Is it an issue to treat MagSafe Power Adapters as interchangeable - or should one always ensure your 45W is...
Posted by pcryan5, on Apr 7, 2012 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
new Email badge 709 Views / 1 Replies  
Other then pushmail - has anyone found an iPhone app / way that provides a new email arrived badge?
Us deaf users would love that option. (I've submitted the ask to Apple as well.)

thanks

~P
Posted by pcryan5, on Apr 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM, in iPhone Apps
Outlook Task to iPhone iPad Sync 1,973 Views / 0 Replies  
FWIW
I've been trying to find a simple way to sync my Outlook tasks with iPhone iPad. This newish app TaskTask seems to do the trick. I'll play with it for a few days and see how it works in the...
Posted by pcryan5, on Apr 17, 2011 at 03:13 PM, in iPhone Apps
I spoke too soon perhaps. The one change in... 1,172 Views / 41 Replies  
I spoke too soon perhaps. The one change in "performance" is since I encrypted my MS Outlook 2011 Data I've had to rebuild my mailbox 4 times. It's automated so it's not that big a deal other then...
Posted by pcryan5, on Feb 1, 2011 at 08:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Buy and Mac and get both. Dual boot into Windows... 6,312 Views / 10 Replies  
Buy and Mac and get both. Dual boot into Windows or OS X depending on your mood that day. That is my set up and I suspect any month now the mood to use windows might return....
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 27, 2011 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agreed. I have all sorts of sync routines... 646 Views / 19 Replies  
Agreed. I have all sorts of sync routines updating files to location drives and remote network servers Work perfectly.
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 23, 2011 at 08:17 PM, in Applications
I am as well. Very pleased with Turtle's... 1,172 Views / 41 Replies  
I am as well. Very pleased with Turtle's recommendation. Have my data, Devonthink, OmniFocus and Office 2011 data all encrypted easily. No noticeable performance hit.

:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

~P
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 17, 2011 at 08:56 PM, in Mac OS X
I am interested in knowing as well. As an... 1,172 Views / 41 Replies  
I am interested in knowing as well.

As an aside - Macworld gives Espionage 3.5 stars and Knox 4 stars. Yet when you read the reviews - Espionage clearly seems to be the better more comprehensive...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 16, 2011 at 01:30 PM, in Mac OS X
FWIW - Checkpoint sells full disk encryption... 1,172 Views / 41 Replies  
FWIW - Checkpoint sells full disk encryption (Full Disk Encryption | Check Point Software (http://www.checkpoint.com/products/full-disk-encryption/index.html) that is compatible with OSX.

Our...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 15, 2011 at 02:01 PM, in Mac OS X
FWIW - Omni will refund your full purchase price... 990 Views / 45 Replies  
FWIW - Omni will refund your full purchase price within 30 days if you are not satisfied. I wasn't with omnigraffle Ipad and got a no questions asked refund. They even eat the Apple's 30% charge.
...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 8, 2011 at 05:22 PM, in Applications
The industry I work in does not allow data to be... 1,172 Views / 41 Replies  
The industry I work in does not allow data to be stored in the USA owing to the Patriot Act which grants the US gov't the right request access to any data. To keep things simple our policy is "no...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 5, 2011 at 03:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Would that be done via settings - general - reset... 7,528 Views / 19 Replies  
Would that be done via settings - general - reset - keyboard dictionary?
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 4, 2011 at 01:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you both for your replies. I wish to use... 1,172 Views / 41 Replies  
Thank you both for your replies. I wish to use this laptop for work data that is sensitive and cannot be stored outside of Canada.

So I am trying to protect myself from hackers or thieves if my...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 4, 2011 at 01:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Data Security 1,172 Views / 41 Replies  
I am interested in what folks are using to secure their local data. As FileVault seems to have a lot of detractors I've been playing around with this idea from Macworld Encrypt files for safety |...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jan 3, 2011 at 08:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Quicken Mac meets my needs - which sound like... 1,401 Views / 5 Replies  
Quicken Mac meets my needs - which sound like yours - just fine. The automated backup to dropbox (wherever) and keeping multiple backups is convenient.
As Jerry P would say "It's good enough".

~P
Posted by pcryan5, on Dec 31, 2010 at 02:15 PM, in Applications
Of course I should have tested then posted once. ... 541 Views / 5 Replies  
Of course I should have tested then posted once. :)

Anyhow - StreamToMe also works fine in the background on my iPad and iPhone. App is $2.99.

~P
Posted by pcryan5, on Dec 30, 2010 at 04:19 PM, in Applications
Thanks subego. I did a search and while Airfoil... 541 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks subego. I did a search and while Airfoil can work I got another hit to Projects With Love: StreamToMe (http://projectswithlove.com/streamtome/) which looks interesting.

Will try and report...
Posted by pcryan5, on Dec 30, 2010 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
Home Sharing Redux 541 Views / 5 Replies  
OK - clearly my Google skills are post Christmas dysfunctional - but for the love of turkey I can not figure out how to listen to my MacBook iTunes on my iPhone when using my home Wi-Fi. I have home...
Posted by pcryan5, on Dec 30, 2010 at 02:40 PM, in Applications
My issue with that drive is OSx sees the drive... 522 Views / 8 Replies  
My issue with that drive is OSx sees the drive but iTunes doesn't. Not always but often enough I have to quit iTunes, unplug USB cable, plug back in and launch iTunes again.
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Posted by pcryan5, on Dec 26, 2010 at 03:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dragon Dictate 649 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone tried out the new Dragon Dictate Mac?
Dragon for Mac (http://www.macspeech.com/)

thanks!

~P
Posted by pcryan5, on Dec 24, 2010 at 03:54 PM, in Applications
Purchased one yesterday in Vancouver BC - 10.6 -... 624 Views / 3 Replies  
Purchased one yesterday in Vancouver BC - 10.6 - iLife 11
Posted by pcryan5, on Nov 21, 2010 at 04:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Make iPhone screen flash for new email 2,409 Views / 6 Replies  
Is there a way to make the iPhone screen flash when new email arrives?

Being deaf - (obviously) tones do not work - but having the peripheral vision of an owl I do notice light changes....
Posted by pcryan5, on Oct 24, 2010 at 01:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This alternative is certainly worth a deep dive... 1,709 Views / 71 Replies  
This alternative is certainly worth a deep dive into. The expanding options available seem perfect for same starter companies. And many large ones.

FWIW - I use Crossover and find it works very...
Posted by pcryan5, on Oct 1, 2010 at 11:57 AM, in Applications
Poll: Eye of the beholder perhaps. I have both. My iPad... 4,902 Views / 11 Replies  
Eye of the beholder perhaps. I have both. My iPad overheats outside in quite quickly. My kindle is great for the beach, when flying, in bed and so on. I like flicking my kindle books to my iPhone, my...
Posted by pcryan5, on Sep 24, 2010 at 05:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just use the password function. I can't keep my... 704 Views / 29 Replies  
I just use the password function. I can't keep my darn kids off mine either and they are 25 & 34!
Posted by pcryan5, on Sep 10, 2010 at 08:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The beach? Agreed. But on my balcony in the shade... 826 Views / 26 Replies  
The beach? Agreed. But on my balcony in the shade in 15 minutes? Not so good.
Posted by pcryan5, on Jul 27, 2010 at 09:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Update "Federal lawsuit claims Apple's iPad... 826 Views / 26 Replies  
Update

"Federal lawsuit claims Apple's iPad overheats in minutes"
Federal lawsuit claims Apple's iPad overheats in minutes | Tablets | iPhone Central | Macworld...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jul 27, 2010 at 08:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I attend a few tech conferences each year and... 1,931 Views / 7 Replies  
I attend a few tech conferences each year and create an alias for each one. The amount of post conference spam your mandatory badge scanning generates is quite the bore. I simply filter the email...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jul 18, 2010 at 06:18 PM, in Applications
If the dups are on your iPhone only - Try turning... 435 Views / 2 Replies  
If the dups are on your iPhone only - Try turning off sync via the Settings - Mobile Me on your iPhone - let it delete off iPhone - then turn back on.
Posted by pcryan5, on Jun 14, 2010 at 01:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've used my for hours poolside in Vegas (hot!)... 826 Views / 26 Replies  
I've used my for hours poolside in Vegas (hot!) and the kindle is fine. But considering the difference in the two devices no surprise.
Posted by pcryan5, on Jun 12, 2010 at 09:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad overheats in the sun 826 Views / 26 Replies  
Quite surprised to have my iPad shut itself off after a mere 15 minutes in the sun! Apparently it's not that uncommon. Somewhat a bore.

iPad reportedly overheating in the sun | iPad Atlas - CNET...
Posted by pcryan5, on Jun 12, 2010 at 07:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks Cold Warrior - will do. It's a SDD and I... 1,417 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks Cold Warrior - will do. It's a SDD and I am aware of some issues around using sleep mode as well. Time to tweak!

I get decent battery life in OS X so at least I know the battery (etc) is...
Posted by pcryan5, on May 29, 2010 at 07:06 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Windows 7 bootcamp & Mac Air 1,417 Views / 3 Replies  
I have the 2nd generation Mac Air and find the battery life in Win7/bootcamp disappointing. If i get 2 hours I'm a happy camper. Drain and charge seems to have no effect. Anyone else have any...
Posted by pcryan5, on May 29, 2010 at 05:22 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I've been an Apple and (as they were called) IBM... 1,631 Views / 64 Replies  
I've been an Apple and (as they were called) IBM PC user since day 1. My take is business embraced the PC model owing to the reputation IBM brought to the table. ("You'll never get fired for buying...
Posted by pcryan5, on May 28, 2010 at 11:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Canadian app store is live now. Kaching! 558 Views / 19 Replies  
Canadian app store is live now.
Kaching!
Posted by pcryan5, on May 28, 2010 at 01:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have both which is working perfectly. The... 1,242 Views / 37 Replies  
I have both which is working perfectly. The kindle for beach / bed / travel reading - iPad for living room - my iPhone for those long subway rides. Having the kindle app seamlessly sync my place in...
Posted by pcryan5, on May 22, 2010 at 12:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FWIW - I purchased mine @ APPLE in Washington for... 1,162 Views / 23 Replies  
FWIW - I purchased mine @ APPLE in Washington for cash that I've been hoarding since that glorious +8% CAN/US exchange rate period.

~P
Posted by pcryan5, on May 20, 2010 at 12:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I always suggest they reboot. :) 1,000 Views / 9 Replies  
I always suggest they reboot.

:)
Posted by pcryan5, on May 18, 2010 at 07:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry did not ask about 3G. :( 994 Views / 6 Replies  
Sorry did not ask about 3G. :(
Posted by pcryan5, on May 14, 2010 at 01:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FWIW I'm down in WA from Vancouver BC for... 994 Views / 6 Replies  
FWIW

I'm down in WA from Vancouver BC for the week.

Rather then engaging the whole system I informally gave my email address to a store sales rep and he emailed me two days later to report...
Posted by pcryan5, on May 13, 2010 at 03:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Check! Check! Check! Wait a minute - were... 1,082 Views / 24 Replies  
Check! Check! Check!

Wait a minute - were you joking? Darn..
:err:
Posted by pcryan5, on Apr 4, 2010 at 07:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
damn - mine isn't now. :eek: 1,421 Views / 21 Replies  
damn - mine isn't now.
:eek:
Posted by pcryan5, on Mar 25, 2010 at 11:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sweet package! Little snitch! 3,209 Views / 65 Replies  
Sweet package!
Little snitch!
Posted by pcryan5, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:21 AM, in Applications
If yours is the only device on the network I... 939 Views / 11 Replies  
If yours is the only device on the network I assume you tried powering and off your ISP's modem?
If it isn't the only device then no point of course...
Posted by pcryan5, on Mar 20, 2010 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple - or someone - needs to build autotext into... 790 Views / 1 Replies  
Apple - or someone - needs to build autotext into the mail app - not having it drives me nuts.
Surely someone can write an app for iPhone and Exchange with spell check and autotext?
Posted by pcryan5, on Feb 28, 2010 at 07:17 PM, in iPhone Apps
BTW - this is now available in Canada. 1,044 Views / 11 Replies  
BTW - this is now available in Canada.
Posted by pcryan5, on Feb 14, 2010 at 06:46 PM, in iPhone Apps
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