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Do these instructions apply to third-party apps?... 353 Views / 6 Replies  
Do these instructions apply to third-party apps? When I try the fast-forward and rewind moves while listening to Overcast I jump to the next podcast in the queue.
Posted by Mojo, on Feb 4, 2016 at 12:36 PM, in Mac News
I prefer StartPage to DuckDuckGo because it uses... 1,889 Views / 21 Replies  
I prefer StartPage to DuckDuckGo because it uses Google for search results. StartPage removes your IP address before contacting Google. To add StartPage to the search engine options in Safari...
Posted by Mojo, on Jan 27, 2016 at 02:15 PM, in Mac News
NordVPN may be a worthy VPN service but the... 297 Views / 1 Replies  
NordVPN may be a worthy VPN service but the company's website appears to be deceptive in order to entice potential customers to sign up for its service.

When you visit the NordVPN website there is...
Posted by Mojo, on Dec 17, 2015 at 01:55 PM, in Mac News
Nice looking keyboard. But the excellent $70... 257 Views / 1 Replies  
Nice looking keyboard. But the excellent $70 Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad can be purchased for $20 including shipping (http://www.ebay.com/itm/331431988771) or $40 at Amazon...
Posted by Mojo, on Dec 16, 2015 at 02:27 PM, in Mac News
Get some rechargeable AAA Eneloop batteries and... 333 Views / 3 Replies  
Get some rechargeable AAA Eneloop batteries and You Are Good To Go. Battery and charger bundles are often discounted. Eneloops hold a charge for a long time and can be recharged hundreds of times.
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Posted by Mojo, on Nov 2, 2015 at 12:45 PM, in Mac News
Thanks to MacNN for this review on the latest... 240 Views / 1 Replies  
Thanks to MacNN for this review on the latest version of Papers.

Here is another take on Papers 3: http://macademic.org/2014/03/29/papers-3-still-disappointing/. The 110 comments are worth...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 25, 2015 at 01:51 PM, in Mac News
I have always found Apple Mail to be problematic... 385 Views / 4 Replies  
I have always found Apple Mail to be problematic with POP accounts. Configuring new email accounts using Mail's so-called "Wizard" is a royal pain in the arse if your email provider isn't one of the...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 12, 2015 at 02:03 PM, in Mac News
I have used Cookie for several years. I use it... 183 Views / 1 Replies  
I have used Cookie for several years. I use it several times a day every day to clear out unwanted tracking cookies (which can be trashed manually or automatically) and designate some cookies as...
Posted by Mojo, on Sep 26, 2015 at 12:22 PM, in Mac News
"THOSE ONES, launched in 2001..." Those ones? Is... 1,250 Views / 9 Replies  
"THOSE ONES, launched in 2001..." Those ones? Is the MacNN editor on vacation???
Posted by Mojo, on Sep 2, 2015 at 04:49 PM, in Mac News
After reading this item I opened the latest... 761 Views / 6 Replies  
After reading this item I opened the latest version of Spotify for the first time on my iPhone. It did not ask for access to my photos, contacts or location data. Spotify is also not showing up on...
Posted by Mojo, on Aug 21, 2015 at 01:04 PM, in Mac News
The link for the blogging ebook is incorrect;... 302 Views / 2 Replies  
The link for the blogging ebook is incorrect; here is the correct link: http://www.amazon.com/The-Blank-Screen-William-Gallagher/dp/0992656982.
Posted by Mojo, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:36 AM, in Mac News
@Mike Wuerthele No, I haven't tried because I... 1,760 Views / 11 Replies  
@Mike Wuerthele No, I haven't tried because I was concerned that ATT might slap me. But if all that can happen is an error window I'll go ahead and give it a try...
Posted by Mojo, on Jul 20, 2015 at 05:51 PM, in Mac News
@Pottymouth: I don't understand your comment...... 1,760 Views / 11 Replies  
@Pottymouth: I don't understand your comment... Is tethering not an option for me since I have a grandfathered ATT account with unlimited data? I can see the Personal Hotspot option under Cellular...
Posted by Mojo, on Jul 20, 2015 at 05:08 PM, in Mac News
Yesterday I used the new MacBook keyboard for the... 1,317 Views / 5 Replies  
Yesterday I used the new MacBook keyboard for the first time and to say the least I was underwhelemed...

I was able to quickly move from the MacBook to a MacBook Air and then a 13" and 15"...
Posted by Mojo, on May 19, 2015 at 03:18 PM, in Tech News
An inexpensive alternative is to purchase PopClip... 338 Views / 4 Replies  
An inexpensive alternative is to purchase PopClip (http://pilotmoon.com/popclip/) for $4.99 at the App Store.

PopClip has over 100 extensions to choose from (see them at...
Posted by Mojo, on Apr 20, 2015 at 02:08 PM, in Mac News
As a long-time user of DEVONagent I can attest to... 516 Views / 1 Replies  
As a long-time user of DEVONagent I can attest to it being an invaluable tool if you regularly do online research. If I was sending a child off to college I would make sure that he/she was proficient...
Posted by Mojo, on Apr 16, 2015 at 05:22 PM, in Mac News
As a past Dragon Dictate user I have this to say... 405 Views / 4 Replies  
As a past Dragon Dictate user I have this to say about Dragon:

1. Dragon's upgrade pricing is exorbitant. Once you buy-in you will have to pay and pay and pay if you want to be able to continue to...
Posted by Mojo, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:27 PM, in Mac News
@sactobob DEVONthink has a companion iOS app.... 1,192 Views / 8 Replies  
@sactobob DEVONthink has a companion iOS app. Databases can also be synced between multiple Macs.
Posted by Mojo, on Feb 18, 2015 at 03:33 PM, in Mac News
If you are in the market for a personal database... 1,192 Views / 8 Replies  
If you are in the market for a personal database I highly recommend DEVONthink. Its filing and search functions utilize artificial intelligence which enables some very powerful features. You can...
Posted by Mojo, on Feb 17, 2015 at 03:27 PM, in Mac News
I neglected to mention that App Shopper provides... 297 Views / 4 Replies  
I neglected to mention that App Shopper provides a history of price changes for every app. It makes it easy to see if an app is ever discounted and how often discounts occur. For example, Discovr has...
Posted by Mojo, on Jan 10, 2015 at 02:49 PM, in Mac News
Discovr is regularly discounted so it is free. Go... 297 Views / 4 Replies  
Discovr is regularly discounted so it is free. Go to App Shopper (http://appshopper.com), register for free, and add Discovr to your "wish list." When its price drops you will receive an immediate...
Posted by Mojo, on Jan 10, 2015 at 02:45 PM, in Mac News
In my experience Apple iMacs and displays are in... 263 Views / 1 Replies  
In my experience Apple iMacs and displays are in desperate need of a way to lower them, not raise them up... Proper ergonomic placement of a display is with the top edge of the display at or slightly...
Posted by Mojo, on Jan 10, 2015 at 02:38 PM, in Mac News
D'Oh! I just noticed the comment above mine... 1,904 Views / 8 Replies  
D'Oh! I just noticed the comment above mine stating that iOS8 and Yosemite is required... An earlier comment claims that iOS7 is OK but there is no mention of which version of OSX is needed.
Posted by Mojo, on Jan 9, 2015 at 01:37 PM, in Mac News
This is not working with my Mac Mini running... 1,904 Views / 8 Replies  
This is not working with my Mac Mini running Mavericks... I suspect that Yosemite is required but I don't see that mentioned in the article.

Does Bluetooth and Bluetooth Sharing need to be enabled...
Posted by Mojo, on Jan 9, 2015 at 01:35 PM, in Mac News
@Spheric Harlot: Yes Indeed! Take a look at the... 1,213 Views / 6 Replies  
@Spheric Harlot: Yes Indeed! Take a look at the thread(s) on the Apple forums. This has been going on since the release of iOS 8.0. A lot of iOS devices (including the iPhone 6) have been affected...
Posted by Mojo, on Dec 11, 2014 at 02:25 PM, in Tech News
What a pitiful excuse for an update... Perhaps... 1,213 Views / 6 Replies  
What a pitiful excuse for an update... Perhaps Apple can now address the myriad problems people are having with WiFi that began with iOS 8.0. Of course, Apple refuses to acknowledge any WiFi bugs but...
Posted by Mojo, on Dec 10, 2014 at 06:20 PM, in Tech News
ATT's interest in this matter: limiting... 365 Views / 2 Replies  
ATT's interest in this matter: limiting competition, plain and simple. Corporations have been very successful in preventing municipalities from building their own broadband utilities. Why? Because...
Posted by Mojo, on Dec 4, 2014 at 01:18 PM, in Tech News
The "stand" that you linked to may support a... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
The "stand" that you linked to may support a 21.5" iMac but it won't work with a 27" iMac. (Check out the stand's specifications on how much weight it is designed to support...) Heck, judging from...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 26, 2014 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not all that concerned with how my setup... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
I'm not all that concerned with how my setup looks but having to remove/add books whenever I need to adjust my display is a non-starter. My display weighs around 25 pounds; I would need three hands...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 23, 2014 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
So including the cost of the optional VESA mount... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
So including the cost of the optional VESA mount that adds at least 10% more to the cost of an iMac. When it comes time to sell the used Mac it won't have a stand unless you include the third-party...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 22, 2014 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, make it out of aluminum... I'm not crazy... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
OK, make it out of aluminum... I'm not crazy about plastic either but the plastic part of my NEC display doesn't bother me because I spend my time looking at the screen, not the stand. (When I do...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 21, 2014 at 09:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
When I encountered my problem I compared the... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
When I encountered my problem I compared the height of my computer desk with a wide-range of desks including some of the most expensive from well known companies. And not one of them could mitigate...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 21, 2014 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple could add a stand with ergonomic... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
Apple could add a stand with ergonomic adjustments without it affecting the thickness of the computer. The stand couldn't be as small as the current stand but it could still be made of aluminum...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
You are correct about the lack of space because... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
You are correct about the lack of space because so much of the internal hardware is located below the iMac display. Apple's fetish for anorexic devices causes some serious problems for users in the...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
The iMac has needed a significant hardware... 3,358 Views / 66 Replies  
The iMac has needed a significant hardware upgrade since the introduction of the flat-panel G5 model: basic ergonomic adjustments.

The company that created the most ergonomic all-in-one computer...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 19, 2014 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
The stock drive has been fine for me. The MBP... 4,032 Views / 80 Replies  
The stock drive has been fine for me. The MBP with Lion is considerably faster than my iMac. The iMac is maxed-out at 3GB RAM while the MBP has been upgraded to 8GB. I may consider an SSD when the...
Posted by Mojo, on Feb 18, 2012 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
My 24" Core2Duo iMac will be my last iMac. Why? ... 4,032 Views / 80 Replies  
My 24" Core2Duo iMac will be my last iMac. Why?

1. Current iMacs have Apple's "glassy" display. 'Nuff said.

2. The iMac lacks basic ergonomic adjustments except for tilt, which is of minimal...
Posted by Mojo, on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
I purchased an early 2011 13" MBP last summer.... 2,646 Views / 50 Replies  
I purchased an early 2011 13" MBP last summer. The build quality seems to be better than my early 2008 pre-unibody 15" MBP. The 13" MBP is the coolest-running portable Mac that I have owned. (G3...
Posted by Mojo, on Feb 1, 2012 at 05:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Correction... 3,594 Views / 114 Replies  
The default shared VRAM is 384MB in the 2011 13" MBP; if you upgrade the RAM to 8GB VRAM is automatically increased to 512MB. I don't know if the VRAM increases if you upgrade to 6GB.
Posted by Mojo, on Nov 17, 2011 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You don't need to spend twice as much money in... 1,739 Views / 15 Replies  
You don't need to spend twice as much money in order to use an external display.

Any of the current and previous-generation 13" MBPs will drive an external monitor just fine via the integrated...
Posted by Mojo, on Nov 14, 2011 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The early 2008 MBP can accept a maximum of 6GB... 1,739 Views / 15 Replies  
The early 2008 MBP can accept a maximum of 6GB RAM. (MacBook Pro "Core 2 Duo" 2.4 15" (08) Specs (Early 2008, MB133LL/A, MacBookPro4,1, A1260, 2198) @ EveryMac.com...
Posted by Mojo, on Nov 12, 2011 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
[QUOTE=P;4124224]Mojo, I'm not sure what you are... 1,648 Views / 36 Replies  
[QUOTE=P;4124224]Mojo, I'm not sure what you are saying here. "fad" means that you think that it is something that will fade out. Just about everyone in this thread disagrees with you. If that's not...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 30, 2011 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Charles, is that really the best that you can do?... 1,648 Views / 36 Replies  
Charles, is that really the best that you can do?

When you have to switch the discussion to a dispute over terminology it indicates that either you did not understand my main point or you would...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 30, 2011 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are an early-adopter of new technology you... 1,648 Views / 36 Replies  
If you are an early-adopter of new technology you usually pay a premium, and SSDs are no different in that regard. For some people the advantages of the new technology are worth the cost,...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 29, 2011 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You must have missed my first post where I noted... 1,648 Views / 36 Replies  
You must have missed my first post where I noted essentially the same thing:

"Sometime in the future SSDs will likely be the standard drive in portables, if not all computers. Presumably their...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 29, 2011 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Be sure to personally check out an MBA before... 1,648 Views / 36 Replies  
Be sure to personally check out an MBA before buying or get it from a retailer with a good return policy...

I was ready to buy an 11" MBA until I spent 1.5 hours working on one. Within 15 minutes...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 29, 2011 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Standard drives are not lame (but that comment... 1,648 Views / 36 Replies  
Standard drives are not lame (but that comment certainly is...)

SSDs are an expensive fad. If shaving 30 seconds off the boot-up time and faster app start-up times are worth hundreds of dollars to...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 28, 2011 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A Computer Is Not The Same As An Automobile... 1,885 Views / 26 Replies  
A well-mainained vehicle can last for many years. I have a 1994 Toyota 4X4 extended cab pickup that still runs like a top. I paid it off in 1997. There is no compelling reason for me to spend around...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 25, 2011 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I upgraded from a 3GS. It's a significant... 1,150 Views / 36 Replies  
I upgraded from a 3GS. It's a significant upgrade; I got a new iPhone for my wife to replace a 4+ year old LG phone with Cingular branding. She loves it! Facetime and iMessage is a hoot; no paying...
Posted by Mojo, on Oct 21, 2011 at 03:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This thread is a great advertisement for extended... 1,524 Views / 7 Replies  
This thread is a great advertisement for extended Applecare...

The best online prices for Applecare are at the L.A. Computer Company.
Posted by Mojo, on Sep 27, 2011 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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