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Sad Mac User 2,837 Views / 133 Replies  
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Posted by amiller77, on Jun 21, 2016 at 10:35 PM, in Mac News
MacNN was also my homepage for close to 10 years... 2,837 Views / 133 Replies  
MacNN was also my homepage for close to 10 years (a somewhat embarrassing admission, as a national news page might be more appropriate). Although recently I've been exploring elsewhere for a homepage...
Posted by amiller77, on Jun 20, 2016 at 09:27 PM, in Mac News
I would have loved a cellular option for anywhere... 178 Views / 5 Replies  
I would have loved a cellular option for anywhere internet connectivity a few years ago, but the "Personal Hotspot" option with the iPhone makes that unnecessary for most. GPS in MacBooks again would...
Posted by amiller77, on May 5, 2016 at 07:13 PM, in Mac News
Oddly, your picture of the cable looks more like... 131 Views / 3 Replies  
Oddly, your picture of the cable looks more like a Lightning cable (end). But if you go to Apple's Support page via your link, it looks like a USB-C cable.
Posted by amiller77, on Feb 13, 2016 at 03:25 PM, in Mac News
I know the feeling. I occasionally think it would... 785 Views / 4 Replies  
I know the feeling. I occasionally think it would be fun to own a Surface Book, just to interact with a different tablet/OS experience. But I don't spend that kind of money just to relieve "excessive...
Posted by amiller77, on Dec 23, 2015 at 08:58 PM, in Mac News
We're an all Mac & iOS family for 25+ years... 925 Views / 9 Replies  
We're an all Mac & iOS family for 25+ years (except work Windows requirements). My twin daughters (both in medical field Grad school programs, where drawing can be a big part of lecture note taking)...
Posted by amiller77, on Nov 20, 2015 at 09:55 PM, in Mac News
Good advice! 210 Views / 2 Replies  
Good advice!
Posted by amiller77, on Sep 29, 2015 at 06:03 PM, in Mac News
Correction: the iPad connects every time. 1,481 Views / 11 Replies  
Correction: the iPad connects every time.
Posted by amiller77, on Jul 20, 2015 at 06:36 PM, in Mac News
Useful Tip for Getting an iPad to "find" the... 1,481 Views / 11 Replies  
Useful Tip for Getting an iPad to "find" the iPhone's Hotspot. (If I don't do this, my iPad usually doesn't connect to my iPhone's "Hotspot": Turn off the iPad (i.e. Sleep). Turn on the iPhone's...
Posted by amiller77, on Jul 20, 2015 at 06:33 PM, in Mac News
Sorry to hear about your wife's stroke. Too... 360 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry to hear about your wife's stroke. Too young. I just learned about an App for using Theraband yesterday that may come in handy at some point. It's called Theraband CLX, and has videos of using...
Posted by amiller77, on Jun 26, 2015 at 07:45 PM, in Tech News
I may be wrong, but I feel safe using eye glass... 3,417 Views / 21 Replies  
I may be wrong, but I feel safe using eye glass cleaner that is labeled "safe for all coated lenses". Of course, quality of the product will vary, so you might want to use a product from Zeiss or...
Posted by amiller77, on May 12, 2015 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well of course if you mean by "besides the... 2,399 Views / 16 Replies  
Well of course if you mean by "besides the obvious" to include the retina display on the new 12" MacBooks, then there's not much difference besides the slightly lighter weight of the new MacBooks...
Posted by amiller77, on May 12, 2015 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
D.W. 5 fixed my family member's SSD 2,016 Views / 25 Replies  
After working with my daughter's 5 mo. old Samsung SSD, pulled from her 2009 MacBook (in external case) so I could then run Migration Assistant to her new 12" MacBook, it became corrupted after...
Posted by amiller77, on May 11, 2015 at 11:08 PM, in Mac News
Oops 1,559 Views / 26 Replies  
Oops
Posted by amiller77, on Mar 12, 2015 at 07:05 PM, in Mac News
I love the look of and lightness of the new... 1,559 Views / 26 Replies  
I love the look of and lightness of the new MacBooks, and they are ideal replacement laptops for my 2 daughters with 6+ y/o Alu. MacBooks they got before their freshman yr. in college. They love the...
Posted by amiller77, on Mar 12, 2015 at 07:03 PM, in Mac News
I love the look of and lightness of the new... 1,559 Views / 26 Replies  
I love the look of and lightness of the new MacBooks, and they are ideal replacement laptops for my 2 daughters with 6+ y/o Alu. MacBooks they got before their freshman yr. in college. They love the...
Posted by amiller77, on Mar 12, 2015 at 07:01 PM, in Mac News
Try turning off Face detection 1,017 Views / 3 Replies  
Try turning off Face Detection:
https://discussions.apple.com/message/26501804#26501804
My daughter's and wife's iphoto libraries are in the 16,000 photos range. (Mine is much smaller and I don't...
Posted by amiller77, on Jan 20, 2015 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
This thread got me into more experimenting last... 1,444 Views / 15 Replies  
This thread got me into more experimenting last night (i.e. wasting time). I tried running a copy of (non server) Snow Leopard 10.6 that I had, using the latest version of (free) Virtual Box, but it...
Posted by amiller77, on Jan 3, 2015 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For what it's worth, after I purchased a MacBook... 1,444 Views / 15 Replies  
For what it's worth, after I purchased a MacBook w/Retina display a year ago, preventing booting up in a 10.6 partition anymore, my solution for opening my old AppleWorks and FileMaker Pro 5...
Posted by amiller77, on Jan 2, 2015 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Downsizing 2,573 Views / 15 Replies  
Lots of options to consider. Hooking them up to each other using Target disk mode (search Apple Help or google for instructions) with the old Mac's hard drive then showing up as a drive on the new...
Posted by amiller77, on Dec 2, 2014 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Retina Display for sure 2,573 Views / 15 Replies  
I finally replaced my Black Macbook last January after 6 years as well with a 15" MacBook w/RD. If you replace your Macs that infrequently, you definitely want to get a Mac with Retina display. They...
Posted by amiller77, on Nov 25, 2014 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Rocketfish made this retro claimcase keyboard... 1,716 Views / 8 Replies  
Rocketfish made this retro claimcase keyboard that has a Clamshell shape to it. It only fits the iPad 1 unless modified somehow. Typing on it now. ...
Posted by amiller77, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also recently started making a schedule... 5,324 Views / 135 Replies  
I also recently started making a schedule bootable backup using CCC 1x/wk, which I then put in a fireproof strong box, in addition to Time Machine daily backups. I don't competely trust TIme Machine...
Posted by amiller77, on Jul 16, 2014 at 09:33 AM, in Applications
I was going through my new MacBook Pro 15" last... 962 Views / 8 Replies  
I was going through my new MacBook Pro 15" last week, for similar reasons, and discovered that every single iPad/iPhone App I've ever downloaded the last nearly 4 years is being stored in the iTunes...
Posted by amiller77, on Mar 18, 2014 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been a single user FileMaker Pro fan since... 283 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been a single user FileMaker Pro fan since FileMaker Pro v2. I now use my database "solution" (F.P. 12) only on my iPad, except for copying it to my Mac (via email) 1x/mo for some final monthly...
Posted by amiller77, on Mar 3, 2014 at 07:48 PM, in Mac News
What I would do after a keyboard a spill. 1,094 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't turn it upside down "like a V"! (Some liquid inside could then drain forward but still inside) Instead open at a 90 degree angle and immediately turn upside down so keyboard is upside down on a...
Posted by amiller77, on Feb 18, 2014 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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