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What are the odd the iPhone 13 Pros are stuck in... 2,135 Views / 87 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... 2,135 Views / 87 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... 2,135 Views / 87 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... 2,135 Views / 87 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
€@#&&$! 13 pro’s are on back order. ... 2,135 Views / 87 Replies  
€@#&&$! 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... 2,135 Views / 87 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,... 3,503 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 1,902 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... 1,725 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. 1,725 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.... 2,660 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. ... 2,660 Views / 8 Replies  
I haven’t checked my ATV 4K yet.
https://www.avsforum.com/media/53670673-653a-4402-9427-12f92b40672f-png.251805/full
Posted by Chongo, on Jun 8, 2021 at 11:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s here. ... 2,660 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... 3,503 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. ... 3,503 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... 3,503 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 2,775 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... 3,503 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 ... 2,660 Views / 8 Replies  
ok

https://piunikaweb.com/2021/05/26/apple-users-cant-see-lossless-audio-settings-on-ios-14-6-heres-why/#:~:text=The%20feature%20can%20be%20enabled,for%20streaming%20and%20downloading%20audio.

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Posted by Chongo, on May 28, 2021 at 04:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Music Lossless/high res. 2,660 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... 3,503 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... 3,503 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. ... 3,503 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? 3,503 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... 2,153 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”) ... 2,153 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) ... 2,153 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? 2,153 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. 2,153 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... 2,153 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? 2,153 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... 12,546 Views / 21 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... 7,565 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... 7,565 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... 7,565 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... 7,565 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... 56,585 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... 12,546 Views / 21 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... 56,585 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? 8,211 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... 1,349,533 Views / 3,040 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? 188,511 Views / 716 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... 4,504 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
I haven't tried resetting Time Machine to backup... 5,989 Views / 3 Replies  
I haven't tried resetting Time Machine to backup iCloud items. As I mentioned in the OP, Time Machine would not complete a backup of iCloud items. Have you use them simultaneously?
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 13, 2020 at 05:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Maps does that as well. 726,713 Views / 1,346 Replies  
Maps does that as well.
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 12, 2020 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My brother was the IT tech for a non profit. He... 6,424 Views / 5 Replies  
My brother was the IT tech for a non profit. He ran an Cat5e from my computer room to my TV room. I have a Netgear gigabit switch at the media stand feeding my ATV 4K, DirecTV DVR, PS3, and 4K...
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 12, 2020 at 11:32 AM, in Networking
Time Machine vs iCloud backup. 5,989 Views / 3 Replies  
I did a search and did. I did not see this topic. Pardon if I missed it.


I have the 2TB iCloud plan, does it make using Time Machine unnecessary? I noticed when I bought an 8TB USB 3.0 external...
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 12, 2020 at 11:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Big Sur 12,546 Views / 21 Replies  
$&*&$#! Well I just discovered my late 2013 27” iMac did not make the Big Sur cut. How long does Apple support previous OS versions? A new iMac Pro would be nice, but not needed at the moment.
Posted by Chongo, on Oct 5, 2020 at 12:28 PM, in macOS
No worries. 188,511 Views / 716 Replies  
No worries.
Posted by Chongo, on Sep 19, 2020 at 09:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, but theses are the people that are driving... 31,106 Views / 96 Replies  
No, but theses are the people that are driving the Democrats to the left via AOC and Sanders.
Posted by Chongo, on Aug 8, 2019 at 07:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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