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Digital Touch sent from Apple Watch does not expire? 309 Views / 0 Replies  
On iOS 10 & watchOS 3, why is it that digital touch taps sent with the watch don't expire like when they're sent with the iPhone? I know everyone thought the original watch taps etc were a bit lame,...
Posted by biscuit, on Sep 21, 2016 at 04:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks Spheric. Unfortunately I won't be... 767 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks Spheric.

Unfortunately I won't be able to attempt this for a couple of weeks now.

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Mar 17, 2014 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Migrating to a new MacBook - data transfer question 767 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a 2012 MBP to replace my 2007 MacBook. As the new machine's hard drive was quite small, I have also bought a new, big SSD to go in the new one, but I haven't installed it yet. Both are...
Posted by biscuit, on Mar 14, 2014 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I've been trying to get a Huawei E1752Cu... 669 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. I've been trying to get a Huawei E1752Cu working under Lion. I had to download the drivers from UK network Three and had it working, but someone messed with the settings. I put them all back...
Posted by biscuit, on May 8, 2012 at 03:04 AM, in Networking
3G Modems (dongles) 669 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone have any experience with 3G modems under Lion?

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on May 6, 2012 at 01:12 PM, in Networking
My Dad came up with his own fix. He created a new... 869 Views / 1 Replies  
My Dad came up with his own fix. He created a new exchange account just for contacts, which does work.

Not sure if this would work universally though. The University where he works did some funny...
Posted by biscuit, on Apr 8, 2012 at 02:42 PM, in Applications
MS Exchange 2010 & Address Book 869 Views / 1 Replies  
My Dad has just bought a new MacBook Pro. I have set up his Exchange account for his Mail, Calendars and Contacts.

Everything is working fine apart from Address Book, which resolutely refuses to...
Posted by biscuit, on Apr 1, 2012 at 05:02 PM, in Applications
Thanks all. I don't think I'll bother with this... 4,264 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks all. I don't think I'll bother with this little scheme.

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 3, 2012 at 09:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Good point: I hadn't considered the respective... 4,264 Views / 12 Replies  
Good point: I hadn't considered the respective "vampire draws" of each device.

On the battery issue though; isn't it bad for a Li-ion battery to be held at 100% for long periods?

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 3, 2012 at 09:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Charging an iPhone on a timer 4,264 Views / 12 Replies  
I'd like to charge my iPhone on a timer so it only charges for a couple of hours before I get up. Better for the battery and the environment.

Is there any reason I shouldn't do this?

Ta
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Posted by biscuit, on Jan 3, 2012 at 07:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So we now have iTunes Match in the UK and we've... 1,530 Views / 10 Replies  
So we now have iTunes Match in the UK and we've realised we could easily transfer photos with the camera connection kit (if we buy one).

I'm still going to have to do a reset at some point though...
Posted by biscuit, on Dec 15, 2011 at 06:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had another look at it with no success. I think... 1,530 Views / 10 Replies  
I had another look at it with no success. I think being set up PC Free is equivalent to setting up via a PC, meaning the only way to change it is to wipe and start again - as if you were changing...
Posted by biscuit, on Nov 23, 2011 at 06:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
All the music is from CDs. I'd also like to be... 1,530 Views / 10 Replies  
All the music is from CDs. I'd also like to be able to put some photos on it.

I suspect starting from scratch is the only way. I'll update here on my progress.
Posted by biscuit, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, I did sign into the new Apple ID on the PC,... 1,530 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, I did sign into the new Apple ID on the PC, but there's still some remnant of the old one on there. I haven't yet updated the iPod and synced it to the new Apple ID. Maybe I need to work on...
Posted by biscuit, on Nov 21, 2011 at 05:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks P. I suspect that part of the problem... 1,530 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks P.

I suspect that part of the problem is that the iPod Touch was set up with a different Apple ID. My Mum has since changed her email address (and my Dad had forgotten that she even had an...
Posted by biscuit, on Nov 20, 2011 at 05:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Getting Music onto 'PC Free' iPad 1,530 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm really stumped by this and would appreciate any input.

tl;dr version

How do I transfer music from iTunes onto an iPad that's never been synced to a computer (set up 'PC Free')?
...
Posted by biscuit, on Nov 20, 2011 at 04:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I haven't given this much thought for the last... 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
I haven't given this much thought for the last week or so, but I think it'll work out for the best. I'll have my gmail ID for purchases and I still have the separate me.com account for syncing etc....
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 20, 2011 at 09:43 AM, in macOS
Oh right, I see. I can log into iCloud with my... 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
Oh right, I see. I can log into iCloud with my @me.com account, so we're not quite in the same boat.

I hope you can get it resolved. Be sure to post here if you do.
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 13, 2011 at 03:28 PM, in macOS
Interesting, thanks Jason. In that case my... 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
Interesting, thanks Jason.

In that case my suspicion that migrating the old @me.com address to iCloud was a bad idea is probably correct.

I didn't even really mean to migrate it. I just noticed...
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 13, 2011 at 12:13 PM, in macOS
Yes, I probably could use the @me.com for email... 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, I probably could use the @me.com for email and syncing of data and then use the @gmail.com account for iTunes purchases etc.

But TBH it seems like too much hassle. I don't actually use the...
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:35 AM, in macOS
I did a Live Chat with an Apple Support person... 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
I did a Live Chat with an Apple Support person just now.

It seems you can't relinquish a username in MobileMe/iCloud even if you want to. So I'm stuck with two Apple IDs. Not sure if I could have...
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 13, 2011 at 08:40 AM, in macOS
Thanks Waragainstsleep. Apple's... 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks Waragainstsleep.

Apple's documentation makes it pretty clear that you can't merge accounts or transfer purchases. I thought I might be in a different situation because I wasn't bothered...
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 13, 2011 at 05:55 AM, in macOS
Hmm, somehow I've managed to move [myname]@me.com... 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
Hmm, somehow I've managed to move [myname]@me.com to iCloud.

I guess this leaves me in the separate iTunes/iCloud accounts situation.

Oh well, never mind.
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 13, 2011 at 05:48 AM, in macOS
Killing off an expired MobileMe account 1,344 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi,

Sorry if this is the wrong forum for this.

I have a funny problem with an old MobileMe account and iCloud. I have an {myname]@gmail.com Apple ID that I've used for everything for ages. I...
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 13, 2011 at 04:58 AM, in macOS
1st Gen. Time Capsule reporting incorrect free space 757 Views / 0 Replies  
I posted this in the Consumer Hardware forum, but I think it belongs in here.

This past weekend I messed up my Lion install by fiddling with it, so I restored via the Lion Recovery HD to the last...
Posted by biscuit, on Aug 18, 2011 at 01:18 PM, in Networking
Ah, I see that I've put this in the wrong forum. ... 723 Views / 1 Replies  
Ah, I see that I've put this in the wrong forum.

Could one of the mods move it please?

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Aug 17, 2011 at 02:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1st Gen. Time Capsule reporting incorrect free space 723 Views / 1 Replies  
Here's a weird one.

This past weekend I messed up my Lion install by fiddling with it, so I restored via the Lion Recovery HD to the last known good backup, which in this case wasn't the latest...
Posted by biscuit, on Aug 16, 2011 at 04:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
For the benefit of anyone who stumbles across... 1,287 Views / 7 Replies  
For the benefit of anyone who stumbles across this thread, here's how the upgrade played out.

Firstly, I found a thread at macosxhints.com that indicated Time Machine doesn't copy the whole disk...
Posted by biscuit, on Jun 29, 2011 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the tip. I didn't know you could use... 1,287 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the tip. I didn't know you could use Disk Utility to do that. I guess it's basically what happens with a Time Machine restore anyway.

Would there be any point in booting from CD then...
Posted by biscuit, on Jun 25, 2011 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Restoring After MacBook HD Upgrade 1,287 Views / 7 Replies  
I've just ordered a new 500GB drive to replace the nearly full 200GB drive in my MacBook.

What's the best way to restore after I've upgraded? I could clone the drive first or restore from my Time...
Posted by biscuit, on Jun 24, 2011 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, supposedly Orange is the only UK network... 780 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, supposedly Orange is the only UK network with any significant EDGE system, so I'm not sure what that means.

I'd imagine that O2 will create an all-you-can-eat package for data; Apple...
Posted by biscuit, on Sep 17, 2007 at 02:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Preview bug? 373 Views / 0 Replies  
Maybe this is already well known, or maybe I'm being dense, but I seem to have come across a bug in Preview.

Basically, if I rotate an image in Preview and then save it, the rotate doesn't stick....
Posted by biscuit, on Jul 22, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Applications
I'm getting this too. MacBook with 10.4.9 and... 1,547 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm getting this too. MacBook with 10.4.9 and iTunes 7.1. Goes away if I resize the window in any way.

Any ideas or progress?

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Apr 30, 2007 at 04:36 PM, in Applications
Thanks Atheist, I'll try that. My concern... 1,143 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Atheist, I'll try that.

My concern now is that if I get the music off with iPodRip, the photos will go the next time I update. I guess I need to do it all at once.

Also, anyone have any...
Posted by biscuit, on Mar 19, 2007 at 06:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Getting ALL data from iPod to computer 1,143 Views / 2 Replies  
So, 5 weeks ago we were burgled and my iBook was stolen. More annoyingly, my back-up HD was also nicked. So now my only copy of my music, contacts, calendars and, most importantly, photos, is on the...
Posted by biscuit, on Mar 17, 2007 at 07:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's fixed it, thanks Tipo. biscuit 5,052 Views / 113 Replies  
That's fixed it, thanks Tipo.

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 22, 2007 at 04:14 AM, in Applications
I did Wing Chun Kung Fu for years and loved it.... 1,035 Views / 23 Replies  
I did Wing Chun Kung Fu for years and loved it. JKD is heavily based on Wing Chun, which was the style Bruce Lee learnt before moving to the US.

As said above though, these things are dependent on...
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 20, 2007 at 03:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the replies everyone. I did a bit... 680 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the replies everyone.

I did a bit more looking myself and according to Apple's serial number checker it is a Late 2004 model. Good to know that the 2005 models were in July though, I'm...
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 20, 2007 at 03:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PC2100 or PC2700 for 2005 iBook? 680 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi,

I'd like to max out my iBook's memory, but I've got a bit of a conflict regarding RAM. Crucial says PC2700, Kingston says PC2100 and Apple says "mid 2005" models take PC2700. My machine was...
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 19, 2007 at 05:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does anyone have any idea why my gmail account... 5,052 Views / 113 Replies  
Does anyone have any idea why my gmail account shows up in the contact list like a regular contact? I can remove it, but it comes back each launch...

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 17, 2007 at 02:13 PM, in Applications
Well, here's the thing: you have some of the... 868 Views / 24 Replies  
Well, here's the thing: you have some of the highest prices in Europe, whereas we have the highest prices in Europe.

The same can be said of cars, houses, beer, petrol, ...

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 11, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This has probably all been said but I just wanted... 10,088 Views / 166 Replies  
This has probably all been said but I just wanted to add my voice.

iPhone looks fantastic but if it isn't 3G when it hits Europe I'm afraid it'll be laughed off the continent. I had to look up...
Posted by biscuit, on Jan 11, 2007 at 11:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Cool, thanks. I'm almost annoyed that I've never... 8,660 Views / 3 Replies  
Cool, thanks. I'm almost annoyed that I've never thought of this before. The spin up/down shoud be fine (I'd probably switch it off anyway to save power) and I rarely buy stuff on iTunes. Does...
Posted by biscuit, on Dec 14, 2006 at 01:34 PM, in Networking
Could I store my iTunes library on a NAS? 8,660 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

If I were to pick up a relatively cheap Network Area Storage thingymabob and hook it into my router, would it be possible to have my iTunes library on there? At the moment it's on an...
Posted by biscuit, on Dec 14, 2006 at 01:07 PM, in Networking
Well, posting this is bound to mean that things... 3,060 Views / 12 Replies  
Well, posting this is bound to mean that things will go wonky again, but it seems that iTunes 7.0.2 has fixed this issue for me. I've been streaming from the iBook upstairs for about 45 minutes now...
Posted by biscuit, on Nov 1, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Applications
That's pretty interesting, since I thought it... 3,060 Views / 12 Replies  
That's pretty interesting, since I thought it might've been related to older machines. Do you happen to know how much RAM your brother-in-law has? I've got 768 megs here.

I'm also running my...
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 16, 2006 at 11:34 AM, in Applications
Thanks for your input jasong. I think this... 3,060 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for your input jasong.

I think this might be a memory/performance issue with iTunes 7. After a restart and with no other apps running I get fewer skips, although it does happen from time...
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 16, 2006 at 06:18 AM, in Applications
AirTunes has become choppy for me when I have my... 3,060 Views / 12 Replies  
AirTunes has become choppy for me when I have my iBook away from the AirPort. IPv6 was already set to configure automatically for me too :(

Any more ideas?

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Oct 12, 2006 at 10:16 AM, in Applications
Hi Guys. So how do you get the CoverFlow artwork... 7,181 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi Guys. So how do you get the CoverFlow artwork over to your iPod? I note that someone above mentions that their artwork was transferred, but none of it is showing up for me.

This is a real shame...
Posted by biscuit, on Sep 15, 2006 at 03:31 AM, in Applications
Thanks tooki. I've decided to go with HFS+. I'll... 427 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks tooki. I've decided to go with HFS+. I'll have to use MacDrive on my wife's PC but it won't kill her...

biscuit
Posted by biscuit, on Mar 18, 2006 at 02:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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