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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 5th, 2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for the replies. Wow, it was such a...

Thanks for the replies. Wow, it was such a bone-headed situation I didn't think to check that it was actually Apple's intention.

So what do you do if you have sensitive data in your contacts or...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 4th, 2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By Stephanie
iOS "Info" sync no longer available in iTunes?

I just upgraded to Mavericks today, and this evening when going to sync my iPhone and iPad with iTunes, there's no longer an 'Info' tab. There used to be an info tab, in between Summary and Apps...
...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 21st, 2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks everyone for all the suggestions. I'm...

Thanks everyone for all the suggestions. I'm going to try out a few of these and see how it goes.

I know about the 'enable account' option but knowing me, I'll consistently forget to turn them on...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 19th, 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,853
Posted By Stephanie
I don't have a definite answer for your question,...

I don't have a definite answer for your question, but if it won't give you the OTA option then just download the full iOS7b6 image and install it through iTunes. You can install it as an update (use...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 19th, 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,640
Posted By Stephanie
Email Client Suggestions?

I'm going to be working from home starting in the fall, and I would like to keep the work email accounts separate from my personal email accounts. I know Mail.app can handle multiple accounts, but I...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 1st, 2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,591
Posted By Stephanie
It's sad but true, there obviously just isn't...

It's sad but true, there obviously just isn't enough demand for a simple database solution. I've been using Bento since it was in version 2, and it's always been a love-hate thing. Filemaker treated...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 11th, 2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 25,351
Posted By Stephanie
I'm certainly not among those the new Mac Pro is...

I'm certainly not among those the new Mac Pro is for, and I have kind of mixed feelings about the design they revealed. One thing that did cross my mind, seeing as it was a 'sneak peak' and all, is...
Forum: Mac Desktops May 31st, 2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 932
Posted By Stephanie
iMac (late 2009) 21.5" Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz 12GB Ram

Having just purchased a new iMac, I'm looking to find a new home for my old iMac.

Price: $850, but I am willing to negotiate.

This is the 21.5" screen iMac released in late 2009. It has the...
Forum: Anything Mac May 28th, 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Stephanie
Thank you! Hehe it's right there in plain view...

Thank you! Hehe it's right there in plain view and I couldn't see it. I was looking off in the corner for the little view icons.

Cheers!
Forum: Anything Mac May 28th, 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Stephanie
Thank you, that's what I was trying to find! ...

Thank you, that's what I was trying to find!

Cheers!
Forum: Anything Mac May 28th, 2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Stephanie
New iMac, 10.8 - Q's on FTP and iTunes

I've finally taken the plunge and gotten myself a new iMac. Of course it has Mountain Lion on it, and I'm gradually getting used to most of the differences from Snow Leopard.

There's two things...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 23rd, 2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Stephanie
I use an iPhone without data. I have wifi at...

I use an iPhone without data. I have wifi at home, at work, when I visit family or friends... The only time I miss data is when I'm waiting on-line at the bank or something like that. But then that's...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 10th, 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,919
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for all the responses. I'll suggest they...

Thanks for all the responses. I'll suggest they set up a new apple ID for the daughter, then figure out how to handle the syncing so they keep separate contact stuff but share music and apps etc.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 9th, 2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,919
Posted By Stephanie
Question Parents, Kids, & Apple ID?

With Apple ID being the centre of the apple universe for content and contact and backup and everything else, it's starting to cause my sister some real nightmares and I'm hoping to find some advice...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 19th, 2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,312
Posted By Stephanie
I would love a Mini Pro or a Pro Mini or...

I would love a Mini Pro or a Pro Mini or whatever. Something in between the Mini / iMac and the Pro.

I'm still running a 'late 2009' iMac as my main computer and it all still works quite well...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 7th, 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,761
Posted By Stephanie
Well said. This in particular: Seeing how...

Well said. This in particular:

Seeing how easy it was to convert from Appleworks documents to Pages, and that even my Appleworks spreadsheets went into Numbers ok, I was simply waiting for /...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 5th, 2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,615
Posted By Stephanie
For complex or multi-page, multi-colour documents...

For complex or multi-page, multi-colour documents and layouts we hired a pro who used pro tools. For the small one or two colour, simple layouts we could crank those out inhouse on Appleworks in 15...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,432
Posted By Stephanie
I'm kinda miffed too, considering my iPad 2 died...

I'm kinda miffed too, considering my iPad 2 died last month so I just replaced it with the 3rd generation... sigh.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,806
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for the info. A week - wow! I was...

Thanks for the info.

A week - wow! I was thinking like 30 minutes, an hour maybe - like would I have to take a morning off while they did it, or could it be done over a lunch-hour.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,806
Posted By Stephanie
I have a 2009 iMac that qualifies for this -...

I have a 2009 iMac that qualifies for this - though touch wood, I haven't had any problems with it so far.

I'm curious what the process is for the drive replacement. Do they install a blank drive...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 26th, 2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By Stephanie
With PAYG you "top up" the account / sim when it...

With PAYG you "top up" the account / sim when it runs out. You don't need a new sim. You can get "top up" cards all over the place - convenience stores, gas stations, kiosks in the mall, and can...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 21st, 2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By Stephanie
Dunno about an axe, but I'll wager the metal...

Dunno about an axe, but I'll wager the metal frame / back of the iPhone can withstand a sword better than my old plastic Nokia.

The damage doesn't look too bad in the photo but needless to say the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 21st, 2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By Stephanie
They didn't start doing that last year till...

They didn't start doing that last year till about 2 weeks after launch day. My guess is if they haven't announced anything yet, then they won't be doing it right away this year either. Maybe in a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,554
Posted By Stephanie
iPhone 4S, 32Gb, iOS 6.0 - 634. Cheers!

iPhone 4S, 32Gb, iOS 6.0 - 634.

Cheers!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,054
Posted By Stephanie
I'm using my unlocked 4S on Speakout (711's pay...

I'm using my unlocked 4S on Speakout (711's pay as you go) as it suits my needs perfectly. No contract, no huge fees. I went from paying about $125/month to rogers for a bunch of stuff I didn't need...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 10th, 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,133
Posted By Stephanie
The sleep button is the same as the power button....

The sleep button is the same as the power button. Maybe 'sleep button' is the correct name for it.

Thanks though!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 8th, 2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,133
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks :) I'm seriously considering applecare...

Thanks :) I'm seriously considering applecare this time around. It's just too frustrating, especially when they make these things essentially unrepairable. (At least, unrepairable by us mere...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,133
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for the feedback.. That's what I was...

Thanks for the feedback.. That's what I was thinking, the symptoms are remeniscent of a computer who's hard drive has expired.

It wants to boot but it can't boot; it wants to reload the OS but it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,133
Posted By Stephanie
Well trying it at work had the same result - the...

Well trying it at work had the same result - the progress bar would appear on the iPad then the screen would flash to black and then it would go back into Restore mode, and iTunes says it cannot...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,133
Posted By Stephanie
Unhappy My iPad Died...

I woke up around 2am last night and noticed that my iPad, on the bedside table, was stuck in some kind of reboot loop. The screen showed the apple logo for a while, then the apple logo would...
Forum: Info Centre Sep 6th, 2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,371
Posted By Stephanie
Thank you so much! :) -Stephanie

Thank you so much! :)

-Stephanie
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 24th, 2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,443
Posted By Stephanie
I have used Airports on and off since the...

I have used Airports on and off since the original grey domed ones. IIRC the original ABS cost $499 back in 1999 and it was like magic compared to stringing 10BaseT wire all over the place.

Apart...
Forum: Info Centre Aug 23rd, 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,371
Posted By Stephanie
Would it be possible in user preferences to...

Would it be possible in user preferences to either suppress that bar or move it to the bottom below the content?

When visiting eMac.ca on a smaller display, I'm finding there's so much going on in...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 12th, 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,333
Posted By Stephanie
That's a let-down. My iMac is a 2009 I believe,...

That's a let-down. My iMac is a 2009 I believe, and AirPlay Mirroring was the main feature that had me contemplating ML. Can't help but wonder though, why the older computers are incapable of...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 4th, 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for the info. Maybe it's time I look...

Thanks for the info.

Maybe it's time I look into joining Flickr.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 2nd, 2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By Stephanie
I haven't used it either, but from what I had...

I haven't used it either, but from what I had read, PhotoStream is just whatever photos you have taken most recently. I'm looking to sync a couple specific albums from my iPhoto, which are not my...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 2nd, 2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By Stephanie
Is there a way to view iPhoto Albums on an ATV2...

Is there a way to view iPhoto Albums on an ATV2 without MobileMe? And without firing up a computer and launching iphoto or itunes?

I have a couple albums uploaded as Galleries so I can browse them...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,615
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for the feedback & suggestions. I've...

Thanks for the feedback & suggestions. I've searched the Mac App store and there were zero results for 'appleworks' and 'drawing' - for that matter, zero results for 'appleworks' by itself. I'll have...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 19th, 2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,615
Posted By Stephanie
Question AppleWorks Drawings

I was sure there was another thread on this but I can't find it now. Apologies if this is a duplicate.

I've migrated from Appleworks to Pages and Numbers for my spreadsheet and word processing...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 11th, 2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,900
Posted By Stephanie
I've never even heard of Silverlight, untill...

I've never even heard of Silverlight, untill folks started talking about its demise.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 6th, 2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,041
Posted By Stephanie
My iPad2 updated the time properly. My iPhone 4S...

My iPad2 updated the time properly. My iPhone 4S updated the time but at the same moment, suddenly decided I was in Halifax instead of Brampton, so it was showing the correct time for the wrong time...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 6th, 2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,219
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks doglips. That really sucks. I found...

Thanks doglips.

That really sucks. I found the support bulletin and it sucks too. "We apologize." It seems that the first 'update' did nothing other than wipe my settings, and now that I have got...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 6th, 2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,219
Posted By Stephanie
Angry Apple TV update lost all settings?

I had updated my AppleTV back when iOS 5 first came out. I heard there was an appletv update that came out a little after that which had problems so I didn't update again, and my understanding was...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 20th, 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By Stephanie
Considering the 4S is so new, Siri is still beta,...

Considering the 4S is so new, Siri is still beta, and not even fully 'enabled' for our area, I'm going to vote for an option that wasn't on the poll:

[X] I've used Siri once or twice. I expect...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 19th, 2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By Stephanie
The real question is, why is their Apple Store...

The real question is, why is their Apple Store App US only? Why can't or won't they let it work for other countries?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 19th, 2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,995
Posted By Stephanie
I think you need to be ready on their reservation...

I think you need to be ready on their reservation system for right at 9:00, and then get through the rest of the process fairly quickly.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,352
Posted By Stephanie
AppleCare+ in Canada?

When I bought my iPhone4S today, the salesrep asked if I wanted to get Applecare with it. I said I was interested in AppleCare+ and asked if that was available. He said not yet, but mentioned that...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,995
Posted By Stephanie
Rather than having big lines and crowds at the...

Rather than having big lines and crowds at the stores every day asking if there's any stock around, the Apple stores in Canada and USA are only selling iPhone 4S now via reservations. Every night at...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,995
Posted By Stephanie
The reservation system worked well for me today....

The reservation system worked well for me today. Reserved my phone last night at 9:00pm, and today I was in and out of the Apple store at Square One in about 5 minutes flat. No lineup, no waiting...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stephanie
I figured out how to get what I wanted, and...

I figured out how to get what I wanted, and figured I'd share it here incase anyone else comes up against a similar circumstance.

There's a free program called iPhone Explorer that runs on your...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,995
Posted By Stephanie
No stock at Square One today. They "might get...

No stock at Square One today. They "might get some in" tomorrow but no guarantees.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stephanie
Question iOS Partial Restore?

When you do a "restore from backup" with iTunes, it restores everything. Or you can restore nothing and have a 'clean slate'.

Is thee any way to selectively restore things?

Specifically, I'd...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By Stephanie
What time did you get there, to be #1?

What time did you get there, to be #1?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By Stephanie
Yes, that was the impression I got -...

Yes, that was the impression I got - unfortunately the unlocked line was the big one.

They said that there was almost no line-up for people who were buying with a contract because everybody wanted...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By Stephanie
Yeah it looks like the news kicked in this...

Yeah it looks like the news kicked in this morning. I decided to swing by Sherway Gardens this morning, and on the way there 680 news mentioned that folks had been lining up since last night (though...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By Stephanie
I haven't found much media coverage of lines. It...

I haven't found much media coverage of lines. It seems to me that the iPad and iPhone 4 had big lines and lots of media.

Are folks lining up? Is it worthwhile to just show up at an Apple store...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 13th, 2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By Stephanie
I just realized that the reservation link, if you...

I just realized that the reservation link, if you look at the end of it, has the product code for the iPhone 4. Not the 4S. I don't know if that's an oops or intentional on Apple's part, but when you...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 13th, 2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By Stephanie
It took me 4 or 5 attempt yesterday before my...

It took me 4 or 5 attempt yesterday before my AppleTV would update.

I'd just keep trying, if you have the time. Or wait another day or so then try again.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 13th, 2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,860
Posted By Stephanie
I'm hoping the resevation thing starts working as...

I'm hoping the resevation thing starts working as I want an unlocked phone. I can't stand in line and anyway Apple's site says you can only get an unlocked phone in-store with a reservation. I would...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 13th, 2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Stephanie
Are they all the same device? I.e. are they all...

Are they all the same device? I.e. are they all iPhone 4, or all iPhone 3Gs? If each one is a different hardware then they all have different iOS files so you'd have to download each one anyways.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 13th, 2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
It's a day to go, and the reservation system...

It's a day to go, and the reservation system still isn't showing anything yet. Maybe they won't have any unlocked phones for tomorrow? Or maybe it's just going to be a real last-minute thing.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 12th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,214
Posted By Stephanie
I know that someday I will have to upgrade to...

I know that someday I will have to upgrade to Lion. It'll probably happen when something I want requires Lion and won't work on Snow Leopard.

For now, I'm sticking with SL as it works fine, and I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,091
Posted By Stephanie
That is an ugly workaround. The jailbreak...

That is an ugly workaround.

The jailbreak app "Poof" lets me hide / suppress apps exactly like I would expect Apple to do it. You can still find and run hidden apps with search, for the rare...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,760
Posted By Stephanie
That's the impression I got. It seems to be...

That's the impression I got. It seems to be geared for watching out of market games.

If you want to watch your local team then it looks like they have a 48 hour delay. Seems stupid to me.

I'd...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,760
Posted By Stephanie
It's all there, the NHL function is under the...

It's all there, the NHL function is under the Internet heading. It seems to work, I could call up standings and stuff like that.

You probably have to sign in to get live games and good stuff like...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,091
Posted By Stephanie
I think the Newsstand app is itself just a fancy...

I think the Newsstand app is itself just a fancy kind of folder.

I'd love to have a switch to be able to turn it off or hide it or suppress it or something, as I can't imagine ever using it,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,091
Posted By Stephanie
Sounds like Apple's servers are swamped...

Sounds like Apple's servers are swamped...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
The reservation link is working but it doesn't...

The reservation link is working but it doesn't even list the 4S yet (as of Wednesday morning), just the 3GS and the 4 - and it shows those two as being unavailable.

I'm wondering if anyone has a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 11th, 2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Stephanie
Notes also sync to your email account, if you...

Notes also sync to your email account, if you look in Mail there's a Notes section. You might have to click something in Preferences to get them to display, but that's where iTunes sticks them when...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 11th, 2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By Stephanie
I'm on the developer program so I've had iOS 5 on...

I'm on the developer program so I've had iOS 5 on my iPad for a while now.

I'm not going to upgrade my iPhone 4 to it just yet. I've jailbroken my iPhone so I could tinker with the UI a little...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 11th, 2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,143
Posted By Stephanie
Call em up when the contract is over and tell...

Call em up when the contract is over and tell them you want a lower rate or you're leaving. They won't do it if you don't ask.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 5th, 2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,244
Posted By Stephanie
Damn. RIP Steve. Thank you for everything...

Damn.

RIP Steve. Thank you for everything you did for all of us.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 5th, 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
I still don't see why they couldn't mention it on...

I still don't see why they couldn't mention it on the Apple.ca site with the same disclaimers that are on the US site - may not work in some regions, may not work in some languages.

You see stuff...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 5th, 2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,492
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for the info! She's on an existing...

Thanks for the info!

She's on an existing contract with Rogers but she's going to check with them to find out if she's eligible for an upgrade discount.

Cheers!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 5th, 2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,941
Posted By Stephanie
The only official thing I'm aware of is that the...

The only official thing I'm aware of is that the word Siri does not appear anywhere on the Apple.ca website.

I'll wait till Oct. 14th and see if any Canadians report being able to use it.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 5th, 2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,492
Posted By Stephanie
iPhone 3Gs keeps turning itself off?

My sister has an iPhone 3Gs which is about 25 or 26 months old. In the past few weeks it has started to unexpectedly switch itself off while she is using it. I'm hoping someone here might have some...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 5th, 2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
iCloud storage and backup can be turned on / off...

iCloud storage and backup can be turned on / off in settings. iCloud backup is wi-fi only, so no data charges there.

You can also turn on/off iCloud synching for individual stuff like contacts,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 5th, 2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
I read through all the comments / questions /...

I read through all the comments / questions / answers in that Loop article, and maybe I'm too pessimistic but it did not leave me confident. If it was just a matter of not being 'localized' to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,941
Posted By Stephanie
I was excited for 30 minutes or so. Now that it's...

I was excited for 30 minutes or so. Now that it's becoming clear that Siri isn't available to us, I'm disappointed.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
There was a slide that mentioned "English - US,...

There was a slide that mentioned "English - US, UK, Australia" but I thought that was just Dictation. If Siri is absent in Canada that would be incredibly disappointing.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
Me neither - I keep getting a permission error,...

Me neither - I keep getting a permission error, access denied...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,850
Posted By Stephanie
I wonder what the unlocked prices will be. Same...

I wonder what the unlocked prices will be. Same as last year for the iPhone 4?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 15th, 2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,657
Posted By Stephanie
Then you shouldn't be using unreleased software.

Then you shouldn't be using unreleased software.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 15th, 2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,657
Posted By Stephanie
That is partially true. It is true that a dev can...

That is partially true. It is true that a dev can add other devices so he can test out his own apps.

It is not true for Apple's iOS beta software. The NDA does not permit developers to distribute...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 15th, 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,657
Posted By Stephanie
1) the beta is BETA. There is no guarantee your...

1) the beta is BETA. There is no guarantee your phone will work in any way shape or form.
2) the developer is breaking his NDA and begging apple to shut down his account and brick any phone's UUID...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 15th, 2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,657
Posted By Stephanie
There's so many things wrong with this that I...

There's so many things wrong with this that I just don't know where to start.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 14th, 2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By Stephanie
I think I'm the only one among my circle of...

I think I'm the only one among my circle of friends who uses a passcode. And mine is a random sequence. Yay! :)

Actually what bugs me isn't having to enter it numerous times per day, it's having...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,650
Posted By Stephanie
My concerns with all this "the Cloud" stuff have...

My concerns with all this "the Cloud" stuff have nothing to do with big brother conspiracies.

Who is responsible for your data if there's a malfunction? Who is responsible for backing it up? Where...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,453
Posted By Stephanie
Not exactly a purchase, but I'm backing a couple...

Not exactly a purchase, but I'm backing a couple i-device related products on Kickstarter:

iKeyboard by Cliff Their (http://kck.st/j5rTkF) - a tactile keyboard overlay for the iPad and iPad2:...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 8th, 2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Stephanie
Yep, 3 stars, 7 gold fruit thingies, and...

Yep, 3 stars, 7 gold fruit thingies, and impatiently awaiting the next update! :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 8th, 2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Stephanie
I'll never again put a beta OS on my main phone....

I'll never again put a beta OS on my main phone. Apple recommends very clearly not to put the beta on anything other than a device that is specifically for beta testing.

During the 3.0 beta...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 6th, 2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By Stephanie
The one feature I jailbreak for is the ability to...

The one feature I jailbreak for is the ability to pick my own custom ringtones as text messages. If that function is (finally!!) included in iOS then I won't jailbreak any more.

I'm not optomistic...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 8th, 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,591
Posted By Stephanie
So far I've only bought the arcade Battlezone...

So far I've only bought the arcade Battlezone bundle, so I don't know, sorry.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 7th, 2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,591
Posted By Stephanie
Atari's Greatest Hits - I tried it last night. ...

Atari's Greatest Hits - I tried it last night.

The app is free (comes with Pong) but there's 100 arcade and Atari 2600 games you can download with in-app purchase. They come with original box art...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 6th, 2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,182
Posted By Stephanie
Woot! My 16GB / 3G is now 'Prepared for Shipment'...

Woot! My 16GB / 3G is now 'Prepared for Shipment' too. Hoping it will arrive next week! :)
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 6th, 2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,999
Posted By Stephanie
Time Capsules can't do dual-band the way the...

Time Capsules can't do dual-band the way the Airport Extreme can. With a Time Capsule it's either 2.4GHz or 5GHz but not both. (Unless they've updated something in the last few months.) Whereas the...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 6th, 2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,461
Posted By Stephanie
I had one of the original silver saucer ones die...

I had one of the original silver saucer ones die -- though I guess that wasn't technically an AE... Anyhow it was only mostly-dead; replaced a pair of capacitors and the thing still works to this...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 6th, 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By Stephanie
I've started looking into ways to use them at...

I've started looking into ways to use them at work. So far I haven't seen any really good uses for them 'in the wild' but they are interesting and I think there is some potential. It's just a matter...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 5th, 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,182
Posted By Stephanie
I wonder if they run the WiFi models and the 3G...

I wonder if they run the WiFi models and the 3G ones separately. Like maybe today there's a bunch of WiFi ones going out and (fingers crossed) tomorrow they'll run some 3G ones.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 5th, 2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,182
Posted By Stephanie
No change yet for my order - black 16GB 3G...

No change yet for my order - black 16GB 3G ordered at 04:13.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 3rd, 2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,889
Posted By Stephanie
When I got the 3Gs in '09 I signed up for the 6GB...

When I got the 3Gs in '09 I signed up for the 6GB plan. Prior to that I had been using a 3G with no data plan. $30 seemed like a good deal. However... last month I used 13MB of data, and that's...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 31st, 2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,182
Posted By Stephanie
I received my smart cover today. It arrived via...

I received my smart cover today. It arrived via FedEx, from California.

I'm assuming that my iPad isn't built yet - it'll roll off the assembly line and into a truck... hopefully before the 15th...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 30th, 2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,641
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks for posting that pic. I've been following...

Thanks for posting that pic. I've been following this thread but actually had no idea what 'backlight bleed' was or what it looked like.

I gather that 'backlight bleed' is the lighter areas along...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 29th, 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,182
Posted By Stephanie
I ordered roughly the same time you did. I got a...

I ordered roughly the same time you did. I got a shipping notice on the 25th for the sim card, and just received a shipping notice for the smart cover. No word on the iPad itself. I'm not going to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 27th, 2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,959
Posted By Stephanie
Haven't got it yet (I ordered online) but I am...

Haven't got it yet (I ordered online) but I am getting Black on Black.

Originally wanted pink on black but at the last moment I splurged and went for leather instead of plastic.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 26th, 2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By Stephanie
Thanks SINC! Hehe I had no idea you could drag...

Thanks SINC! Hehe I had no idea you could drag stuff up there.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 26th, 2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By Stephanie
I'll just wait till a stable jailbreak is out......

I'll just wait till a stable jailbreak is out... I was on 4.1 I think, then I messed around with something and lost it. Tiny Umbrella couldn't help, or I couldn't get the steps right, so downgrading...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 26th, 2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By Stephanie
Missing item in Finder Toolbar?

I just noticed this today, but it might have happened earlier. I'm getting a question-mark at the top of finder windows, and if I click on it, I get an alert that tells me an item is missing.

This...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 26th, 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By Stephanie
Link please? :) I tried the tethered...

Link please? :)

I tried the tethered jailbreak today and managed to get my iPhone 4 booted jailbroken with 4.3.1 but it couldn't find any cell networks so I had to revert back to unjailbroken....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 25th, 2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,346
Posted By Stephanie
I've got an original iPad but my sister is going...

I've got an original iPad but my sister is going to buy it, so I went ahead and ordered this morning. 16GB Black 3G with the black leather smartcover. Same ship date eta as everyone else.

Though I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,010
Posted By Stephanie
Why was VLC pulled?

Why was VLC pulled?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 23rd, 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Stephanie
Hasn't RIM announced 3 playbook versions so far?...

Hasn't RIM announced 3 playbook versions so far? The original announcement, then two upgrades?

Which one are they actually releasing - the one from the original announcement, or is this...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 23rd, 2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,502
Posted By Stephanie
I can honestly say that there is no one app that...

I can honestly say that there is no one app that makes me love my iPhone. I wouldn't even say that there's two or three or a handful of apps that make me love it. What I love about it is that there...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 21st, 2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Stephanie
It sounds bass ackwards to me now. Though if I...

It sounds bass ackwards to me now. Though if I get the iPhone 5 when the time comes, I'll probably just order it online like I did the iPhone 4. No lines, no appointment.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 21st, 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,034
Posted By Stephanie
Ha! That actually sounds entirely believable.

Ha! That actually sounds entirely believable.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 21st, 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 30,034
Posted By Stephanie
I signed up for Apple to 'notify me' for the...

I signed up for Apple to 'notify me' for the iPad2 availability but haven't heard anything yet. I wonder how long they'll wait before they say anything.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 21st, 2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By Stephanie
I'm sure I spend a couple hours a day, checking...

I'm sure I spend a couple hours a day, checking in on a handful of forums, blogs, and news sites.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 21st, 2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,065
Posted By Stephanie
Yes I do. #1 reason is custom text tones & custom...

Yes I do. #1 reason is custom text tones & custom calendar alert tone. Being able to hide/suppress built-in apps I don't use is also handy.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 19th, 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,326
Posted By Stephanie
I used to be a fan of Asus' Eee line, back when...

I used to be a fan of Asus' Eee line, back when they were offering Linux on them. I've had a few EeePc netbooks and even have an Eeetop that I'm using as a home server running Ubuntu. But this slate...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 19th, 2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,848
Posted By Stephanie
Grudgingly, kicking and screaming, I have...

Grudgingly, kicking and screaming, I have parallels & win xp on my Mac at work. I do the accounting for three businesses and it's all in Quickbooks. However, every time Intuit sends me a questionaire...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 17th, 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,345
Posted By Stephanie
I got started onto Macintosh in the 90s. It was...

I got started onto Macintosh in the 90s. It was around 97 I think. A friend gave me a Powerbook 170 that someone had given to him, but he didn't want it. It had System 7 on it, if I remember right. I...
Forum: eh Helping Hand Mar 16th, 2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,328
Posted By Stephanie
Whenever I get a new Mac, the equipment it...

Whenever I get a new Mac, the equipment it replaces 'trickles down' through a number of other levels, before finally becoming redundant. So while I do tend to get myself a new iMac every 2 years,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 16th, 2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By Stephanie
I concur. Actually, based on all the reports...

I concur.

Actually, based on all the reports coming up from the USA, as many as one million other people also concur.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Stephanie
With MobleMe, the syncing happens 'instantly' and...

With MobleMe, the syncing happens 'instantly' and wirelessly. So any change you make to bookmarks, calendars, contacts, is instantly synced to all your other mobileme-enabled devices.

At least,...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
Posted By Stephanie
I've got iTunes 10.2.1 on OS X 10.6.6. I...

I've got iTunes 10.2.1 on OS X 10.6.6.

I just tried it again to make sure, and it worked fine. Actually in Finder you should be able to see it is going to work, as the icon changes when you change...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 15th, 2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,179
Posted By Stephanie
I needed a laugh today so I told my sister the...

I needed a laugh today so I told my sister the news: "After 5 years of trying, Microsoft has cancelled their iPod killer, the Microsoft Zune."

To which she replied, "What the $%^@# is a Microsoft...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
Posted By Stephanie
There's an app in the Mac App Store called...

There's an app in the Mac App Store called "Ringer" that lets you make a ringtone from anything in your iTunes library, or anything else you drag onto it. I grabbed it when it was free, not sure what...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 15th, 2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,564
Posted By Stephanie
I'm pretty sure it's not possible for other apps...

I'm pretty sure it's not possible for other apps to take over the SMS functions from the built in app, for two reasons. First, the app store rules don't allow apps which replace or duplicate...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,338
Posted By Stephanie
It sort of looks like one of those mall...

It sort of looks like one of those mall construction wall / entrances. New Apple store going in somewhere maybe?

Edit: Ah I should have read more - John beat me to it!
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 15th, 2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,086
Posted By Stephanie
I downloaded a free app from the app store, but I...

I downloaded a free app from the app store, but I haven't bought anything yet. I've come close a couple times but both times I found a demo version at the developer's websites, and both times the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 14th, 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,717
Posted By Stephanie
Hopefuly an unlock will come before you head back...

Hopefuly an unlock will come before you head back overseas. I don't have anything helpful to add unfortunately, other than to agree it's fairly pointless to unlock only after the device is all but...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 14th, 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,047
Posted By Stephanie
I've got a set from Altec Lansing that I'm very...

I've got a set from Altec Lansing that I'm very happy with. There's a subwoofer and two midrange/tweeter units. It was in the $50-$60 range, I got it at Canada Computers (Brampton).

I had them...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 13th, 2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By Stephanie
I've had access to the new gestures since 4.3b1,...

I've had access to the new gestures since 4.3b1, but my feeling has been 'meh'. They do have some uses, but their current implementation IMHO is not entirely ideal.

The biggest concern is that...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 12th, 2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,862
Posted By Stephanie
I use Safari. It works fine for all my casual...

I use Safari. It works fine for all my casual browsing and I've yet to run into a problem with it.

Plus, for the little bit of web development that I do, the Inspector stuff is golden.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 12th, 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,690
Posted By Stephanie
I'm wondering if Apple will have their supply...

I'm wondering if Apple will have their supply 'issues' sorted out for the international launch, or if there will be more crazy big lines.

I'm half-wondering if the lines in the USA yesterday were...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 11th, 2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,978
Posted By Stephanie
Lately my sister has been 'encouraging' me to...

Lately my sister has been 'encouraging' me to upgrade. She's got her eyes on my original iPad, so she wants me to get the new one soon, hehehe.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,410
Posted By Stephanie
At home, I have an HP laserjet 2200 connected via...

At home, I have an HP laserjet 2200 connected via my airport extreme basestation. It's an older printer, I've had it about 8 or 9 years now, but it still works great. Not that I use it much - I think...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 10th, 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,395
Posted By Stephanie
I "don't mind / don't care". Clearly a lot...

I "don't mind / don't care".

Clearly a lot of people enjoy discussing those topics, so I believe they're an important part of the ehMac forums. Folks who don't like reading them can simply avoid...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 10th, 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,786
Posted By Stephanie
I use TM for local backups, and about once a...

I use TM for local backups, and about once a month or so, I'll mirror my drive and take that offsite.

For sensitive / critical files I'll manually do offsite 'cloud' backups as well, either to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 10th, 2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,016
Posted By Stephanie
There's been so little time between the 4.3gm...

There's been so little time between the 4.3gm release and the 4.3 public release, it might not have been enough time for devs to get their apps through Apple's review process yet. I know when SJ...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 9th, 2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,033
Posted By Stephanie
The personal hotspot / wifi is an iPhone 4 only...

The personal hotspot / wifi is an iPhone 4 only feature, it won't appear on the 3Gs.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,778
Posted By Stephanie
Waaay ahead of you! :) Actually I was just...

Waaay ahead of you! :)

Actually I was just thinking it makes a difference in terms of what metrics you're looking for. If you want to know the preferences of only those who feel strongly one way...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 9th, 2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By Stephanie
Hehe you mean like this? ...

Hehe you mean like this?

http://dilbert.com/dyn/str_strip/000000000/00000000/0000000/000000/20000/0000/900/20939/20939.strip.gif (http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/1995-04-03/)
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,778
Posted By Stephanie
These personal-preference polls need a third...

These personal-preference polls need a third option, for "don't care" or "no preference".

Both at home and at work I run dual-head iMacs; in both cases the iMac is glossy and the 2nd screen is...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 8th, 2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By Stephanie
I don't believe this is possible - you can't...

I don't believe this is possible - you can't AirPlay the video to the AppleTV while keeping the audio on the computer. (At least I don't think you can...)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 8th, 2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,699
Posted By Stephanie
Totaly! My iPad 1 has started getting...

Totaly!

My iPad 1 has started getting heavier too, ever since the announcement. :D
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 8th, 2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,386
Posted By Stephanie
We have one of the 17" 1.0GHz 'lamp' iMacs at...

We have one of the 17" 1.0GHz 'lamp' iMacs at work. We use it in the boardroom for presentations, training, demos, that sort of thing. For that job, it does very well - basically just running Safari,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 8th, 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,978
Posted By Stephanie
I'll have to spend a few minutes in person with...

I'll have to spend a few minutes in person with one before I decide if I want to upgrade or not.

The two factors I'm interested in are the weight, and what effect the more speed/more ram have on...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 7th, 2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,597
Posted By Stephanie
I do, but not with the hardware as such. ...

I do, but not with the hardware as such.

When I upgrade my system, I don't feel like I'm saying goodbye to the old gear. Rather, I see it as giving the system I'm attached to, some exciting new...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 6th, 2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,305
Posted By Stephanie
This makes no sense. I have an unlocked iPhone 4....

This makes no sense. I have an unlocked iPhone 4. I bought it from Apple as soon as it was available, last summer.

Did your son acquire his phone from Apple? They were the only source of unlocked...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 5th, 2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,212
Posted By Stephanie
Wired, the fullsize aluminum one with the numeric...

Wired, the fullsize aluminum one with the numeric keypad.

Best. Keyboard. Ever.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,688
Posted By Stephanie
My vote was for Pages. If I went by #s of...

My vote was for Pages.

If I went by #s of documents on my hard drives, it'd be Appleworks 6, hands-down. I'm trying to migrate myself to Pages however; any new docs I create in Pages, or any old...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 3rd, 2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,486
Posted By Stephanie
This is a really fun thread. Having just read...

This is a really fun thread. Having just read through it all, I've ended up debating what pic I wanted to share. Like a few others have said, I too am usually behind the camera rather than infront of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 2nd, 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 23,870
Posted By Stephanie
Is the event going to be streamed? I looked on...

Is the event going to be streamed? I looked on the apple.com site but couldn't see any links or notices about it.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 2nd, 2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,495
Posted By Stephanie
I have no interest in the camera(s). While...

I have no interest in the camera(s). While unlikely for today's announcement, a 'retina' screen would get me interested. A cpu / speed / memory / storage boost might get my attention. If they cut the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 1st, 2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,263
Posted By Stephanie
I think they've both been vital to Apple in their...

I think they've both been vital to Apple in their own ways - it took the two of them to get it started, and while Mr. Jobs has perhaps been more instrumental lately in producing new toys for me to...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 28th, 2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,332
Posted By Stephanie
I counted '3' for the three systems that I have...

I counted '3' for the three systems that I have in use on a daily basis:
21.5" iMac running OS X 10.6 - my main desktop system.
Asus Eeepc 1008 10" netbook running my own home-brew version of...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 27th, 2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,522
Posted By Stephanie
Rosetta aside, from the other things I've seen so...

Rosetta aside, from the other things I've seen so far about Lion, I'll be in no hurry to upgrade at any rate. I don't like the direction it's taking, based on what I've seen so far.

I do remember...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 27th, 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,522
Posted By Stephanie
When I do this, all I get is a big empty box that...

When I do this, all I get is a big empty box that says "No information found." I've tried View->Refresh. It's set on View->Full Profile. Everything else in System Profiler seems to be working,...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 27th, 2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,401
Posted By Stephanie
It sounds like resolution independance is a good...

It sounds like resolution independance is a good thing. What has been holding up Apple from implementing it?
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 24th, 2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By Stephanie
I was going to offer belated-birthday wishes when...

I was going to offer belated-birthday wishes when I see him at the Mar. 2 event, but I never got my invite... :)

Seriously though - I do wish him all the best.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 24th, 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,062
Posted By Stephanie
I could see MobileMe becoming something you buy...

I could see MobileMe becoming something you buy through the App Store, though not sure how that'd work for folks who use the Windows version.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 18th, 2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By Stephanie
The only problems I've had with the search engine...

The only problems I've had with the search engine here are those that appear to be common to many (most?) forum search engines. That is, words too short or too common. This is especially frustrating...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 13th, 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,739
Posted By Stephanie
Thank you Mr. Mayor! :)

Thank you Mr. Mayor! :)
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 12th, 2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,739
Posted By Stephanie
I see turbotax comes from Intuit. Interesting and...

I see turbotax comes from Intuit. Interesting and surprising that they're supportive of Mac on this. Every time they contact me or ask me to fill out a survey for quickbooks, I ask them about a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 10th, 2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By Stephanie
The folder names are the UUID of the mobile...

The folder names are the UUID of the mobile devices. Some of them will be suffixed by a date & time stamp, where there is more than one backup for a given device. If you can figure out which of the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 10th, 2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,724
Posted By Stephanie
Well drat and curses. It seemed like such a good...

Well drat and curses. It seemed like such a good idea. :)

Your explanations though do make good sense. I suppose if I want to watch DVDs I'll just have to dig up a DVD player somewhere. I was...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 8th, 2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,975
Posted By Stephanie
Absolutely, yes.

Absolutely, yes.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 7th, 2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,194
Posted By Stephanie
I created a database in Bento to track all my...

I created a database in Bento to track all my accounts, passwords, user ids, etc etc etc. using the encrypted field function in bento, then sync from my desktop and iphone that way. It's possibly not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 7th, 2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,724
Posted By Stephanie
It seems like something they should have included...

It seems like something they should have included from the start. :(

I've been using Handbrake to rip some of my dvds, but I don't want to rip every last one of them 'just incase' I want to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 7th, 2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,724
Posted By Stephanie
Can DVD Player.app use Airplay to ATV2?

Does anyone know if it's possible to stick a DVD in a mac and use Airplay to send the video over to an AppleTV 2?

Or do you have to rip the DVD into iTunes before you can watch it via Airplay?
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 26th, 2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Stephanie
I use audacity to make the sound clip I want,...

I use audacity to make the sound clip I want, then convert it to an .m4a file, then rename it to an .m4r file and then iTunes recognizes it as a ringtone. Simple and free.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 24th, 2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,708
Posted By Stephanie
The info at Amazon for that Wilson one says ...

The info at Amazon for that Wilson one says

So while it does work indoors, like krs said it has limited range. Still, if you leave the phone in one place you could put on a bluetooth headset and...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 23rd, 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,805
Posted By Stephanie
I still use Appleworks for most of my simple word...

I still use Appleworks for most of my simple word processing requirements. I've finally started migrating my spreadsheets over to Numbers because I like being able to view them on my iphone or ipad....
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 22nd, 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,808
Posted By Stephanie
I'd demand they return my phillips screws. I...

I'd demand they return my phillips screws. I don't care if they won't install them, I'd just demand them back. They're mine, I bought the phone outright and them taking those screws without my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 20th, 2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,979
Posted By Stephanie
Sometimes I'm just not very social. ;) Re....

Sometimes I'm just not very social. ;)

Re. contacting your provider about getting numbers blocked - I don't know about with cell phones, but I did try this with Bell on my home phone. They...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 19th, 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,979
Posted By Stephanie
It seems to me that this is a huge oversight with...

It seems to me that this is a huge oversight with all telephone implementation. I'd love to be able to specify that only those on my 'approved list' could call me. I.e. if you aren't in my contact...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 23rd, 2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Stephanie
It can stream photos and music from his iTunes...

It can stream photos and music from his iTunes library to his tv. Photos look great on the big HD screen. (Or at least, good photos with high enough resolution look great.)
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 18th, 2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,203
Posted By Stephanie
The first thought in my mind when seeing that the...

The first thought in my mind when seeing that the 10.7 hit came from Washington state was that someone is getting a head start on figuring out what features they'll need to 'borrow' for the next...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 13th, 2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,614
Posted By Stephanie
I haven't had any problems today (yet), but I...

I haven't had any problems today (yet), but I have had problems in the past with Mobile Me. I just signed up in October but I've already decided that I won't be renewing it next year.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,508
Posted By Stephanie
I just have the one, used at the store, itms,...

I just have the one, used at the store, itms, developer. I don't think I've ever had to use support, but I assume it works there too. I use it for registering products anyways.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 29th, 2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,261
Posted By Stephanie
My first computer was a DEC Rainbow 100, and you...

My first computer was a DEC Rainbow 100, and you did need two floppys to get it going... they were the 5 1/4" ones, single-side only, and I *think* 400kB. The first one held the OS, which was CP/M...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 28th, 2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,261
Posted By Stephanie
A bit off topic but the 'y2k' stuff was a real...

A bit off topic but the 'y2k' stuff was a real concern, but a lot of people did a lot of work to ensure that when the time came, things wouldn't go wrong.

I was part of a volunteer group that...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 28th, 2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Stephanie
Right now the MBAs ship with 10.6 Snow Leopard,...

Right now the MBAs ship with 10.6 Snow Leopard, the same OS as on all the other macs. Lion is probably not coming out till next summer. It was previewed at the same event whre the new MBAs were...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 28th, 2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,261
Posted By Stephanie
My first 'internet' experience was in the early...

My first 'internet' experience was in the early 90s. There was a local dial-up bbs that I used, that was connected to the internet (though I don't remember if they called it that?). The bbs gave...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 28th, 2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,336
Posted By Stephanie
Here's what I'm using at the moment on my iPhone...

Here's what I'm using at the moment on my iPhone 4. I also made a version for my iPad.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 26th, 2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By Stephanie
Yes it's perfectly fine. I have a few iOS...

Yes it's perfectly fine. I have a few iOS devices, some JBed and some not, and they all sync without any trouble at all to the same iTunes.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,846
Posted By Stephanie
Just don't upgrade, it's easy as that. When...

Just don't upgrade, it's easy as that. When iTunes offers to do it, check the box that says 'don't show this window again' then click cancel, and you're good to go. It won't keep bothering you, and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By Stephanie
I seem to remember back in September, it was said...

I seem to remember back in September, it was said that the new features would not be coming to the original AppleTV.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By Stephanie
Using my own SMS tones is one of my top reasons...

Using my own SMS tones is one of my top reasons for Jailbreaking.

Otherwise, you're stuck with the options Apple gives you. It's just the iP4 gets a few extra options, it seems.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By Stephanie
It's not really a 'mute' button. It's more of a...

It's not really a 'mute' button. It's more of a 'mute some things but not other things' button. What does or doesn't get muted depends on the app and how it was coded. It's a lot like the 'mute'...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 23rd, 2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By Stephanie
+1 on the rant. :) Personally, I'm just not...

+1 on the rant. :)

Personally, I'm just not going to upgrade my iPad. At least, not until there's a jailbreak option to fix the switch.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 23rd, 2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By Stephanie
The new tones are only on the iPhone 4, from what...

The new tones are only on the iPhone 4, from what I understand. I don't get them on my 3Gs with 4.2.1 but I haven't upgraded my iP4 yet. I'd rather have the ability to select my own tones for text...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 20th, 2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Stephanie
Sorry, at least one "computer" must be active...

Sorry, at least one "computer" must be active with iTunes running. :) Though, really, macs are better. tee hee.

-Stephanie
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 20th, 2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,670
Posted By Stephanie
Hmmm. My Linksys router started having all kinds...

Hmmm. My Linksys router started having all kinds of trouble not long after I got my new AppleTV. I had to power cycle the Linksys router every day, then finally it just totally died. So I got an...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 19th, 2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Stephanie
That is correct, at least one Mac has to be...

That is correct, at least one Mac has to be active and running iTunes, with home sharing enabled, for the new Apple TV to access the content.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 19th, 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Stephanie
This is the real mobile phone for the...

This is the real mobile phone for the technophobes:

Portable Rotary Phone - Black - SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com/products/286)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 17th, 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,736
Posted By Stephanie
I would have been about 10 at the time, and so...

I would have been about 10 at the time, and so preoccupied with other things... the 70s and 80s are a bit of a black hole for me. Too recent to have learned about it in history, but not recent enough...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 17th, 2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,331
Posted By Stephanie
AirPlay and AirPrint are the two new things that...

AirPlay and AirPrint are the two new things that 4.2 will bring to the iPod Touch, iPhone, as well as iPad.

I don't know that anyone is chomping at the bit for either of those things, but they're...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 17th, 2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,736
Posted By Stephanie
Ah ok, thanks for the info. Cheers!

Ah ok, thanks for the info.

Cheers!
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