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    05-21-2016, 04:51 PM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread Go broke, or go home in iMac
    I just formatted the SSD drive, and set it for use with Time Machine :)
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    05-21-2016, 04:46 PM
    What a week I've been having. I'm sure many of you have seen my posts, and just look away thinking, "What on earth..." Anyway, I'm here to say,...
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    05-21-2016, 04:37 PM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread Trash Can Bug in iMac
    This terminal entry below is used to reset the Launcher, when the progress bar gets stuck. I wonder if something similar for the trash can, would...
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    05-21-2016, 10:42 AM
    Hmm, I must check it...
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    05-20-2016, 07:58 PM
    I installed an additional 8GB ram, and attached a bootable SSD! This iMac 27" finally feels like it should have from the start. My model was the 1TB...
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    05-20-2016, 05:53 PM
    ...anyone else have any feedback on this, even more so, on @SprSynJn's concern? Thanks
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    05-20-2016, 05:52 PM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread Slow 2011 imac in iMac
    Hmm, brilliant question, I'd like to know, too...
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    05-20-2016, 05:35 PM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread More memory in iMac
    ...and knowing me, I'd never come close to filling it.
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    05-20-2016, 11:57 AM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread More memory in iMac
    Using the SSD, is like night and day. Yes, I could have probably spent another $350 + tax and got an SSD built in. But, I can mount a larger one, and...
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    05-20-2016, 10:00 AM
    ivantwilliams started a thread More memory in iMac
    Since I'm still within my 'return' period with my iMac, I'm 'upgrading' it! New SSD (Samsung 256GB; will be upgraded to a 500GB SSD, later) has been...
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    05-19-2016, 10:02 PM
    For those using an external SSD, to run the OS, have you noticed any long term issues?
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    05-19-2016, 08:32 AM
    ivantwilliams started a thread KISS in MacBook Pro
    When I first moved to America, 16 years ago, someone said to me, "K.I.S.S." I looked at them funny, and asked, what on earth does that mean? All...
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    05-19-2016, 06:05 AM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread iMac vs. MacBook Pro in iMac
    Someone else in another forum, suggested this very thing. But, to me, might as well spend the extra and get an iMac with Fusion. As for my case...
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    05-18-2016, 09:41 PM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread iMac vs. MacBook Pro in iMac
    As true as that may be, I seriously expected the processing power to help for the lack of SSD or Fusion. :(
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    05-18-2016, 09:21 PM
    Not impressed! I bought an iMac today, and my bloody MacBook Pro (8GB ram, 128GB SSD) is FASTER than it! I'm now guessing it has to do with the 1TB...
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    05-18-2016, 08:49 PM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread Traveling in iMac
    I can't stand the mouse. I've since connected my Logitech Wave keyboard and mouse, and it works. Thank goodness for that. I must say, this iMac...
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    05-18-2016, 08:48 PM
    ivantwilliams replied to a thread Traveling in iMac
    Moving to the corners of the monitor, and such. Maybe the mouse is simply 'too small' for my large hands. And, I'm simply not used to it.
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    05-18-2016, 07:22 PM
    ivantwilliams started a thread Traveling in iMac
    Currently, I'm testing this iMac 27". But, I feel like I'm traveling a lot with the mouse. Maybe there is a setting or something that I need to...
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    05-18-2016, 02:06 PM
    And part of my reason for getting\going Mac, is to broaden the support scope I can offer. I'm sure in a few months, I'm going to start to convince...
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    05-18-2016, 02:04 PM
    Based on my recent posts, I'm starting to broaden my view on units. From a MacBook, to possibly an iMac (I've always been more of a Desktop user). ...
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    05-18-2016, 09:56 AM
    Currently, at home I have an HP Z600 Workstation. A beast of a machine, with a 500GB SSD, and a second hard drive (SATA), for backups. Do I need that...
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    05-18-2016, 07:17 AM
    On 13th May, I bought a MacBook Pro 13". I've been saying for years, I'd get a Mac one day (been a Windows user my entire life, and I'm an IT Support...
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    05-18-2016, 06:26 AM
    As some of you know, I'm new to the Mac world, and just bought a Macbook Pro 13.3". Currently, I have two Samsung monitors. One is VGA\DVI, and the...
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    05-16-2016, 07:12 PM
    Now that I've just started using my first MacBook Pro, I do wish that TapaTalk (an app) was available for Mac...
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    05-16-2016, 07:07 PM
    To be honest, I've mainly been a Windows user due to my job (IT Support Manager). But, I want to expand my knowledge in the Mac arena. Well,...
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    05-16-2016, 06:02 PM
    As others have said, congratulations. I too, just bought a MacBook Pro 13" retina, last Friday 13th May. Now to learn and setup Time Machine. One...
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    05-15-2016, 09:58 PM
    ivantwilliams started a thread Case in Apple MacBooks
    Does having a slim case on the device cause heat issues?
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    05-15-2016, 08:59 PM
    I'm guessing most people use the default email client?
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    05-15-2016, 07:58 PM
    I'm new to Mac and my MacBook. So, I have a 1TB Western Digital 3.0 USB drive. I should be able to use this with Mac's Time Machine, no?
    3 replies | 556 view(s)
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