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I received my new 13 pro Max. One thing I've... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
I received my new 13 pro Max. One thing I've noticed is when you power off the phone, it says ""iPhone remains findable after powering off. Is this new with iOS 15, or the 13's?
Posted by Chongo, on Dec 4, 2021 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It must have been below what the mirrors can see.... 319,064 Views / 710 Replies  
It must have been below what the mirrors can see.
Chicago ABC 7 news.
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Posted by Chongo, on Dec 4, 2021 at 03:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Intel Macs. My M1 iMac updated fine. 717 Views / 5 Replies  
Intel Macs. My M1 iMac updated fine.
Posted by Chongo, on Nov 3, 2021 at 09:49 PM, in macOS
I bought an eight port Netgear switch on Amazon... 1,122 Views / 14 Replies  
I bought an eight port Netgear switch on Amazon for about $25. It replaced the 15 year old five port switch after I went from a 60"' dumb PDP to a 75" 4K set. PS3, 4K BluRay player, ATV 4K, LG TV,...
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 20, 2021 at 04:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. 970 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks.
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 19, 2021 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
To McAfee or not? 970 Views / 2 Replies  
I’m a Centurylink, soon to be Quantum, internet costumer. They are offering McAfee at no cost. I have an M1 iMac. Do I dare install it, or stay away?
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 18, 2021 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Argh, ordered an iPhone 13 pro max (1TB). On... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
Argh, ordered an iPhone 13 pro max (1TB). On back order until mid November, hopefully. (Unless it’s stuck on one of the cargo ships off the CA coast)
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 18, 2021 at 10:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What are the odd the iPhone 13 Pros are stuck in... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
What are the odd the iPhone 13 Pros are stuck in one of cargo ships off the CA coast?
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 6, 2021 at 10:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The wife didn’t like it there. I went into... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
The wife didn’t like it there. I went into settings are put it back on the top of the page.
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 5, 2021 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Initially locked, now set to erase when powered... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
Initially locked, now set to erase when powered back on. I reported it stolen to Verizon, and Riverside CSD. I’m not sure if if Apple was notified by Verizon. My guess is all that can be done is...
Posted by Chongo, on Sep 27, 2021 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Your Apple ID is required. FindMy will... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
Your Apple ID is required.


FindMy will not work if the phone is turned off, this why the @$$*&#$ immediately turned it off.
Posted by Chongo, on Sep 27, 2021 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
€@#&&$! 13 pro’s are on back order. ... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
€@#&&$! 13 pro’s are on back order.

Update: I set the phone to erase. The people I’ve talked to, including a Phoenix PD officer, said it’s most likely already been wiped in an attempt to sell...
Posted by Chongo, on Sep 26, 2021 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
argh! Heck of a way to get a new iPhone. I made... 4,359 Views / 92 Replies  
argh! Heck of a way to get a new iPhone. I made a pit stop at Chiriaco Summit and managed to get my phone stolen. I left it in the stall and it took less than thirty seconds for someone to take...
Posted by Chongo, on Sep 23, 2021 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had time machine running on an external drive,... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
I had time machine running on an external drive, in addition to iCloud backup.
Posted by Chongo, on Sep 14, 2021 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
What if..... aau8qa3xgFs 3,539 Views / 50 Replies  
What if.....
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Posted by Chongo, on Sep 9, 2021 at 03:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you, that is what I am doing now. I have a... 2,070 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you, that is what I am doing now. I have a 1TB HDD I am copying the videos to it. I have iCloud so my photos and documents are in cloud. It's over 650GB of video from my old Hi8 and mini DV....
Posted by Chongo, on Jul 19, 2021 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
New iMac, recovering files from time machine. 2,070 Views / 3 Replies  
My new iMac arrived last Friday and I mistakenly did the set up prior to obtaining a USB C>USB A dongle. I have home videos on my time machine from the old iMac that were not on it due to the hard...
Posted by Chongo, on Jul 19, 2021 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have 35+ year old Bose 301 II’s for my fronts.... 2,714 Views / 8 Replies  
I have 35+ year old Bose 301 II’s for my fronts. They already made it sound like Cannonball Adderly was standing in the room with Apple’s Digital Masters.
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 8, 2021 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven’t checked my ATV 4K yet. ... 2,714 Views / 8 Replies  
I haven’t checked my ATV 4K yet.
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Posted by Chongo, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s here. ... 2,714 Views / 8 Replies  
It’s here.
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Posted by Chongo, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Argh!!!!! It tried to install the latest... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
Argh!!!!! It tried to install the latest Catalina update in the middle of the night, restarted and back to the dying fusion drive. I gave up trying to get to boot to the external SSD, so I took it...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 7, 2021 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I created a bootable installer on an SDHC card. ... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
I created a bootable installer on an SDHC card. Startup manger would see it every time, it considers the card reader as an internal drive. It would load, start the install, then quit. That is...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 1, 2021 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
SUCCUSS! I managed to get to boot to the USB... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
SUCCUSS!
I managed to get to boot to the USB installer, twice. The first time I installed Catalina on the 1TB HDD I bought. It promoted me to install an update, it did the install and defaulted...
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 1, 2021 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Like this? zVTsFKJ2nJE 2,830 Views / 5 Replies  
Like this?
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Posted by Chongo, on May 31, 2021 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iMac is now back on Catalina. Argh! I... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
iMac is now back on Catalina.

Argh! I created a bootable usb 3.0 Catalina installer using the process outlined on the Apple support page, but it won’t boot to it. It shows in the startup disk...
Posted by Chongo, on May 29, 2021 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
ok ... 2,714 Views / 8 Replies  
ok

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Posted by Chongo, on May 28, 2021 at 04:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Music Lossless/high res. 2,714 Views / 8 Replies  
iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS 14.6 are out. I loaded them on my devices and there is no option for lossless/high res audio. I’m guessing it will be a .1 update.
Posted by Chongo, on May 25, 2021 at 10:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had Mojave installed. I started over with the... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
I had Mojave installed. I started over with the OEM Mavericks. It had an error trying to install El Capitan on both internal and external drives. I’m installing High Sierra now.
Posted by Chongo, on May 25, 2021 at 09:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Didn’t help. I loaded the OEM os, Mavericks. I... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
Didn’t help. I loaded the OEM os, Mavericks. I tried installing El Capitan, on one of external drives. It tried but gave an error. I’m installing El Capitan on the internal drive. I’m going to try...
Posted by Chongo, on May 25, 2021 at 04:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Update: My brother gave me a 120 GB SSD to try. ... 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
Update: My brother gave me a 120 GB SSD to try. I formatted, launched Catalina installer, restarted, back to internal drive, doesn’t show in startup manager when using recovery, or option during...
Posted by Chongo, on May 25, 2021 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, what am I doing wrong? 4,081 Views / 12 Replies  
As I mentioned in my “fusion drive” thread, the fusion drive in my late 2013 27” iMac is in its death throes. I bought an external 1TB HDD to use until I get one of the M1 Macs.

Here is my...
Posted by Chongo, on May 25, 2021 at 10:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
It reformatted when I reinstalled Mavericks, and... 2,687 Views / 9 Replies  
It reformatted when I reinstalled Mavericks, and again when updated to Catalina. I opened migration assistant band it shows only the last TM update. Online posts state to give time to recognize older...
Posted by Chongo, on May 11, 2021 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
View all shows Fusion Drive (“Container disk4”) ... 2,687 Views / 9 Replies  
View all shows Fusion Drive (“Container disk4”)
Running First Aid on “Container disk4”

Verifying the startup volume will cause this computer to stop responding.

Verifying storage system
Using...
Posted by Chongo, on May 11, 2021 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Running First Aid on “Macintosh HD” (disk4s5) ... 2,687 Views / 9 Replies  
Running First Aid on “Macintosh HD” (disk4s5)

Verifying the startup volume will cause this computer to stop responding.

Verifying file system.
Volume could not be unmounted.
Using live mode....
Posted by Chongo, on May 11, 2021 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
HD or HD-Data? 2,687 Views / 9 Replies  
HD or HD-Data?
Posted by Chongo, on May 10, 2021 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Back to acting screwy. 2,687 Views / 9 Replies  
Back to acting screwy.
Posted by Chongo, on May 10, 2021 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Install has completed. Why are there two HDD... 2,687 Views / 9 Replies  
Install has completed. Why are there two HDD listed, Macintosh HD and Macintosh HD-Data?
Posted by Chongo, on May 10, 2021 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Fusion Drive broken? 2,687 Views / 9 Replies  
Did the last Catalina update break the fusion drive connection?

We have been remodeling the house. I took my late 2013 27” iMac with a 3TB fusion drive down the street to my mother’s house for the...
Posted by Chongo, on May 10, 2021 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I remember correctly, Catalina will disable... 13,746 Views / 23 Replies  
If I remember correctly, Catalina will disable any 32 bit apps you have. It killed off my free Amazon Final Cut, and my good ole iDVD.
Posted by Chongo, on May 3, 2021 at 01:27 PM, in macOS
16GB unified RAM, 2TB SSD, Magic Keyboard with... 7,748 Views / 84 Replies  
16GB unified RAM, 2TB SSD, Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad, magic mouse, and Final Cut pro: $2,828.99 or $235.74/mo. Add Track pad?
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 30, 2021 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I checked on the “trade in value” of my late 2013... 7,748 Views / 84 Replies  
I checked on the “trade in value” of my late 2013 27” iMac, $230, a tenth of what I paid.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 25, 2021 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can we expect “pro” iMacs in the near future? I... 7,748 Views / 84 Replies  
Can we expect “pro” iMacs in the near future? I use mine for video editing. I’ve been holding off on buying Final Cut after my free Amazon Prime copy was disabled after Catalina(?) for not being 64...
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 21, 2021 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No user addable RAM? No price for 2TB SSD 16GB... 7,748 Views / 84 Replies  
No user addable RAM?
No price for 2TB SSD 16GB model, which is the one I’ll consider to replace my late 2013 27” fusion drive iMac.
Posted by Chongo, on Apr 20, 2021 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That applies to states that have "faithless... 57,892 Views / 542 Replies  
That applies to states that have "faithless electors" laws. This the "no candidate has 270+ electoral votes" scenario.
Posted by Chongo, on Nov 11, 2020 at 03:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m going to wait until the new iMacs are... 13,746 Views / 23 Replies  
I’m going to wait until the new iMacs are released. I’ll donate my current Mac to my mother. My last donation, 20” 2007, has been limping along on an external hard drive. The backlighting is starting...
Posted by Chongo, on Nov 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM, in macOS
Sorry to rain on the parade, don’t be surprised... 57,892 Views / 542 Replies  
Sorry to rain on the parade, don’t be surprised if this ends up in the House of Representatives where the Republicans control at least 26 state delegations, thus re-election for Trump.
Posted by Chongo, on Nov 11, 2020 at 09:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The master of the pan flute? 8,292 Views / 55 Replies  
The master of the pan flute?
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 29, 2020 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Fox is reporting on the story. Giuliani has... 1,391,014 Views / 3,065 Replies  
Fox is reporting on the story.

Giuliani has turned the drive over to DE state police. ...
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 20, 2020 at 09:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Are conformation hearings even required? 202,174 Views / 762 Replies  
Are conformation hearings even required?
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 14, 2020 at 10:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Still sporting the 64GB XS Max. I’ll be making... 4,570 Views / 29 Replies  
Still sporting the 64GB XS Max. I’ll be making the last payment this month. I will evaluate my options in a month or so, I may go Pro Max.
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 13, 2020 at 07:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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