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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 30th, 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By  Dumpling
Santa surprised me with an iPad mini 16GB wifi...

Santa surprised me with an iPad mini 16GB wifi Black/Slate. After a week with the device I can say it is my favourite iPad. The hardware design language of the iPhone 5 is that much more stunning on...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 21st, 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,263
Posted By  Dumpling
Had issues with throughput on wifi with my Bell...

Had issues with throughput on wifi with my Bell modem/router combo and all the techs told me to get a new router. I decided to tryout the Airport Express and it has been more than worth it. Solved...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,654
Posted By  Dumpling
Congratulations on your new machines. I am...

Congratulations on your new machines. I am looking to buy the 27" in the new year. Please do post your experiences with the new iMac. I would love to hear your thoughts on the Fusion Drive, and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 19th, 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,528
Posted By  Dumpling
Having all that valuable data in another device...

Having all that valuable data in another device never hurts. I especially love the enhanced browser functionality in the newest version (really benefits the iPad). The auto clearing clipboard feature...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 15th, 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,528
Posted By  Dumpling
I strongly recommend that people avoid the iTunes...

I strongly recommend that people avoid the iTunes file sharing method. It completely hosed my Mac's database and I had to restore (painless and easy, but jarring nonetheless). I hate that wifi sync...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 9th, 2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By  Dumpling
The more I play with the mini, the more I want...

The more I play with the mini, the more I want one. Despite the older specs, the device itself is an absolute joy to use. It doesn't surprise me it is selling well in the 16GB configuration despite...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 9th, 2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By  Dumpling
This is a bug that was introduced in iOS 6. It...

This is a bug that was introduced in iOS 6. It can happen randomly and not just on phone calls either. I was able to improve it by setting each alert to the default tone, then removing and re-syncing...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 4th, 2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By  Dumpling
I agree, I wish they had taken advantage of...

I agree, I wish they had taken advantage of landscape mode and incorporated some type of week view. I also wish there was an iPad version at launch. I would gladly pay for a separate version for such...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 3rd, 2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,989
Posted By  Dumpling
iTunes 11 has grown on me very quickly. Quite...

iTunes 11 has grown on me very quickly. Quite intuitive and I like the fact that the sidebar can be added back when it's needed. Definitely performs better and has a lot of visual appeal. I like the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 1st, 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By  Dumpling
Fantastical for iPhone

Released this past week and is on sale for $1.99. I have to say that I really love the job they did with porting this from the Mac to iOS. Fantastical is easily one of my most used apps on the Mac....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 19th, 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,230
Posted By  Dumpling
I finally got around to checking it out myself...

I finally got around to checking it out myself and I was really surprised by how good it really is. I will hold out for the Retina version as I really don't 'need' it right now, but this device wins...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 8th, 2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By  Dumpling
Due dates, alarms, list sharing, and location...

Due dates, alarms, list sharing, and location awareness are features that are not a part of Clear at the moment. Some will probably never be. Clear uses a "heat map" (darker colours) to show tasks...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 8th, 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By  Dumpling
Angry Birds Star Wars

Just came out today on iOS and the Mac App Store. This has to be the best version of the game IMO. The gameplay tweaks, the level design, and the cast of characters are a joyous blend. All my free...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 8th, 2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By  Dumpling
Clear for Mac launched today and will be on sale...

Clear for Mac launched today and will be on sale for $6.99 through the weekend. Great implementation on the Mac and the iCloud sync is working flawlessly (requires Mountain Lion and iOS 6 for sync).
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 1st, 2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By  Dumpling
Not seeing this. Try just typing in the Notes...

Not seeing this. Try just typing in the Notes field without hitting the edit button first and see what happens.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 1st, 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By  Dumpling
The hidden themes really add an element of fun to...

The hidden themes really add an element of fun to this app. I like the minimalist approach to productivity. Check off 100 items and you get a new theme. Also, go into the App Store and download Path...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 31st, 2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By  Dumpling
Clear App for Mac

This is one of my favourite apps of all time on iOS, and it is coming to the Mac with iCloud sync next week. The design and interaction on iOS has been copied like crazy since its launch. Expensive...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By  Dumpling
Happening quite frequently as of late. This page...

Happening quite frequently as of late. This page may help some people in the future:

Apple - Support - iCloud - System Status (http://www.apple.com/support/icloud/systemstatus/)
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 29th, 2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,956
Posted By  Dumpling
I think this is good news on both accounts. I...

I think this is good news on both accounts. I also noticed Bertrand Serlet up near the execs at the Keynote. I know he left last year and is working on a Cloud based computing startup, but I wonder...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 26th, 2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By  Dumpling
Yikes, my mistake. Always assumed the folder in...

Yikes, my mistake. Always assumed the folder in the Finder was a mirror of the server and not actually local. Thanks.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 26th, 2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
Excellent points. Mass consumer adoption and the...

Excellent points. Mass consumer adoption and the 'boxes' to deliver the content are as far away as the days when a plasma TV cost as much as an economy car. I am happy with the route that Apple is...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 26th, 2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288
Posted By  Dumpling
Apple has made it that if you really want to...

Apple has made it that if you really want to customize, the 27" is going to give you more bang for your buck. The entry level iMac is a joke. I would never recommend such a machine at that price to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 26th, 2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By  Dumpling
To my knowledge, you have to option + drag a file...

To my knowledge, you have to option + drag a file to copy a file to DropBox while still maintaining a local copy. Just dragging to a DropBox folder puts the file on their servers. Unless I am missing...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 26th, 2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
Retina Display on the iMac is years away. Will...

Retina Display on the iMac is years away. Will require a 4K display or what LG is now referring to as Ultra HD (as far as what I have read about this). Cost would be huge and it is not something I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 26th, 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By  Dumpling
Same issue here. Really is a reality check to...

Same issue here. Really is a reality check to make sure local copies of critical data are on your machine for times like these. I primarily use DropBox to sync data between 3rd party apps and I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 25th, 2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,745
Posted By  Dumpling
This strategy has worked well for me too. Getting...

This strategy has worked well for me too. Getting cases and any flaws the previous gen has are better addressed. Apple also has to work harder in software to sell the "S" version. Though I honestly...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 24th, 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
The fusion drive really solves a lot of issues in...

The fusion drive really solves a lot of issues in the desktop space going forward. Desktop storage with Flash performance for the things you do the most is a really great solution to the problem with...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
I hate that the only option for Flash only...

I hate that the only option for Flash only architecture is 768GB. That is one expensive upgrade. I hope they reconsider that option and give choices for people that don't need a lot of onboard...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,230
Posted By  Dumpling
@Darren HD, I agree but it is a trend that will...

@Darren HD, I agree but it is a trend that will continue. I wish Apple wasn't so insecure about leveraging the "lower" end. Having said that. I can imagine all the iPad "3" customers fuming at the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By  Dumpling
Yes it is a scam. See here: Phishing email wants...

Yes it is a scam. See here: Phishing email wants you to renew iCloud. Please don't! | TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
RAM is not user upgradeable on the 21.5" model....

RAM is not user upgradeable on the 21.5" model. Love the new machine and the 27" is my next Mac, but form over function will affect the base models. The Fusion drive is interesting but until they...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
Better to wait for the event before I jump to...

Better to wait for the event before I jump to conclusions, but it looks like the iMac is about to be delayed making it essentially the iPod Classic in the Mac lineup. I hope I am wrong but it is...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By  Dumpling
I have been waiting for Apple to do this with the...

I have been waiting for Apple to do this with the Apple TV. It makes perfect sense. Just sad that they are not taking advantage of this device and adding more apps to it at a more aggressive pace. So...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 22nd, 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
This is something that has been debated for quite...

This is something that has been debated for quite some time. Apple has clearly shown signs of moving their users towards portables. iMac sales have been up year over year and their desktop market is...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,467
Posted By  Dumpling
The next iMac, anyone excited?

Haven't seen much discussion about this, just wondering if anyone else is waiting for this as badly as I have been. Rumours are just that until the Keynote, but a case redesign is supposedly on...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 21st, 2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,230
Posted By  Dumpling
@fjnusic, yeah it sounds like a rant but it has...

@fjnusic, yeah it sounds like a rant but it has been a miserable experience. Based on just my experience though I will opt to wait. The mini will be a smash success, and despite what Steve said (I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 21st, 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,230
Posted By  Dumpling
I bought the original iPad on launch and of all...

I bought the original iPad on launch and of all the Apple products I have purchased over the years, it was made obsolete the quickest. After iOS 5 it is too slow to be useful for my needs, and the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By  Dumpling
This is a really comprehensive review that may...

This is a really comprehensive review that may help people decide if they want or need this app:

Tweetbot for Mac Review (http://www.macstories.net/news/tweetbot-for-mac-review/)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,669
Posted By  Dumpling
Being a musician I know IEM cannot be touched in...

Being a musician I know IEM cannot be touched in the high end range. Out of curiosity I purchased EarPods. Personally, I love them in terms of comfort (they feel amazing in my ears) and sound for...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By  Dumpling
Tweetbot for Mac has hatched.

A whopping $20 for the first official Mac app (if you don't count Pastebot sync). Worth every penny considering Tapbots' UI and UX. Twitter's evil empire adoption and limits placed on 3rd party...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 14th, 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,761
Posted By  Dumpling
Safari is my be all, end all in browsers. I keep...

Safari is my be all, end all in browsers. I keep Chrome as a backup, but after years of using Safari, I know all its features and tricks. The added multitouch gestures and iCloud integration is icing...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By  Dumpling
Since your coming from a 3G to a 4S, you can now...

Since your coming from a 3G to a 4S, you can now run the iOS versions of iPhoto and iMovie. Those are the only photography related apps I actually use enough to keep on my iPhone. Outside of...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 10th, 2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By  Dumpling
Sorry to hear that. Stumped as to why that is...

Sorry to hear that. Stumped as to why that is happening. Perhaps other plists can be trashed, but reinstalling Safari isn't as easy as it used to be since 6.0 isn't available through Apple's website...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 10th, 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By  Dumpling
Glad that worked out for you. :)

Glad that worked out for you. :)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 10th, 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By  Dumpling
Should be in the Safari Folder in the Library...

Should be in the Safari Folder in the Library files. The two that you mention are in the Preferences folder.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 10th, 2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,902
Posted By  Dumpling
It is the camera lenses making that noise....

It is the camera lenses making that noise. Perfectly normal to have that and will not be an issue. My 4S has done that since day one. You might even notice it when you place the device on a table...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 10th, 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By  Dumpling
Maybe you could try deleting the history plist...

Maybe you could try deleting the history plist inside of your Library under Safari, and see if that helps clear up the issue.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 8th, 2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,771
Posted By  Dumpling
@bshell, notifications can be put on the lock...

@bshell, notifications can be put on the lock screen. Check your settings under notifications and turn on "view in lock screen" for each item that you would like to reference from there. A lot of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 5th, 2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By  Dumpling
You're right Ottawaman, time is flying too...

You're right Ottawaman, time is flying too quickly. I will always remember where I was and what I was doing when I got the news of Steve's passing. I guess that says it all.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 2nd, 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,214
Posted By  Dumpling
There is one thing that the OP can try. In the...

There is one thing that the OP can try. In the general settings menu of the Apple TV, there is a test network section where you can send diagnostics about streaming issues to Apple directly. I have...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 2nd, 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,214
Posted By  Dumpling
To update my earlier post, I bought an Airport...

To update my earlier post, I bought an Airport Express and hooked it up to my Bell Sagecom modem/router unit in bridge mode. All my issues with iTunes servers disappeared and my wireless has never...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 2nd, 2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,512
Posted By  Dumpling
If anyone is using the Reading Lists feature in...

If anyone is using the Reading Lists feature in Safari, make sure you set the "Use cellular data" option to off in Settings>Safari. iOS6 caches articles for offline reading and this can cause spikes...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 27th, 2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,771
Posted By  Dumpling
Checked out the iPhone 5 today for the first time...

Checked out the iPhone 5 today for the first time and I was surprisingly less than impressed with the look and feel of it. A6, LTE and the improved screen (already amazing to begin with) were the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,214
Posted By  Dumpling
The problem started almost 2 weeks ago at this...

The problem started almost 2 weeks ago at this point. Well before the flood of upgrades started. In the past I have had no issue with the speed even on days when iTunes was getting hammered by new...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,214
Posted By  Dumpling
I am experiencing the same issues on Bell. My...

I am experiencing the same issues on Bell. My Fibe 25 has been brilliant until last week. iTunes cannot download anything faster than 5Mbps, yet my connection speed is close to what is promised on...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,464
Posted By  Dumpling
Fix is here: Fix for App Store and Passbook...

Fix is here: Fix for App Store and Passbook "Can't Connect to iTunes Store" Error - Mac Rumors (http://www.macrumors.com/2012/09/20/fix-for-app-store-and-passbook-cant-connect-to-itunes-store-error/)...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,464
Posted By  Dumpling
Siri turn by turn navigation has been flawless....

Siri turn by turn navigation has been flawless. Rerouting is instantaneous. I was really pleasantly surprised by this. I guess I expected it to fail with all the people that must have been hammering...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,456
Posted By  Dumpling
So Scratchgate is the flaw this time around. I...

So Scratchgate is the flaw this time around. I love the slate and I hope they sort it out by the time the 5s comes to market. You think that testing would have revealed this. I wonder if it is just a...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 14th, 2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By  Dumpling
Hate that the ability to create or modify shared...

Hate that the ability to create or modify shared Reminders lists disappeared with this update. I have read that the feature is coming to iOS 6 and 10.8.2 and I really hope that it does. It is...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 10th, 2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By  Dumpling
Visit this site and select your Mac. The...

Visit this site and select your Mac. The estimated value will be shown at the bottom of each page.
Mac Specs, Prices, Answers & Comparison @ EveryMac.com, Est. 1996 (http://www.everymac.com)
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,651
Posted By  Dumpling
Thanks for the info. Not all the LGs are bad but...

Thanks for the info. Not all the LGs are bad but there are still defective ones being shipped to customers. I will wait a couple of months to see how this all plays out and decide on a MacBook at...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,651
Posted By  Dumpling
Is it an LG or a Samsung display?

Is it an LG or a Samsung display?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,651
Posted By  Dumpling
The differences are more apparent in the MacBook...

The differences are more apparent in the MacBook Air line. The Retina Pro I noticed that the brightness level on the Samsung model was higher at full bars. I could not see any difference in overall...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 16th, 2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,651
Posted By  Dumpling
Sad to see this issue with LG continuing. When it...

Sad to see this issue with LG continuing. When it was first reported a few weeks ago, I was able to test a few machines at the Apple Store and there was a clear difference in quality between the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 25th, 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,975
Posted By  Dumpling
Installed and running beautifully on my 2007...

Installed and running beautifully on my 2007 iMac. A noticeable improvement performance wise over Lion. Spotlight indexing really made my Mac crawl at first (which is expected), but the indexing dash...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 9th, 2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By  Dumpling
Now if only I could get spaces back :)[/QUOTE] ...

Now if only I could get spaces back :)[/QUOTE]

Spaces actually never went away. Mission Control has the same functionality but you have to set it up. First create as many desktops that best suit...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By  Dumpling
You're welcome. The preferences menu has some...

You're welcome. The preferences menu has some nice customization options and the help menu gives you some great examples of sentences to get you started. A couple of easter eggs: press option+v and...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By  Dumpling
Fantastical is a menu bar app. There is an anchor...

Fantastical is a menu bar app. There is an anchor icon in the bottom left of the window that "pins" the app above open windows. Make sure it is not highlighted or it will block your view. You can...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By  Dumpling
It is probably referring to syncing. Fantastical...

It is probably referring to syncing. Fantastical draws existing calendar data from iCal and inputs data to them as you add entries. Has worked flawlessly with iCloud for me. It is not necessary to...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By  Dumpling
Fantastical on sale

Fantastical is probably my most used and one of the best productivity apps on the Mac App Store. It's going for half price. Just wanted to share this as it is the lowest price I have seen. The...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,879
Posted By  Dumpling
Sitting tight until the dust settles. Really love...

Sitting tight until the dust settles. Really love the retina version but I want to make 100% sure I really "need" it before I make such a big investment. A year from now we could see the 13" version...
Forum: Anything Mac May 25th, 2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By  Dumpling
Fantastic app. Great Finder substitute and the...

Fantastic app. Great Finder substitute and the dual pane functionality is amazing. Even if you don't use an FTP server, this app is worth downloading. Wish the Finder on OS X would get some of these...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 13th, 2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,894
Posted By  Dumpling
iTunes has been tightening up security...

iTunes has been tightening up security requirements on accounts as has been reported by several Mac sites. The dialogue you are seeing may be in relation to that.

Apple improving iTunes account...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 12th, 2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,665
Posted By  Dumpling
I had not heard of the graphics limitations...

I had not heard of the graphics limitations preventing a Mountain Lion upgrade. Thanks for the information. Hopefully the original requirement of a machine's ability to boot into OS X's 64 bit kernel...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 12th, 2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,665
Posted By  Dumpling
I have a 2007 20" Aluminum 2.0GHz C2D iMac (Model...

I have a 2007 20" Aluminum 2.0GHz C2D iMac (Model 7,1), w/ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT 128 MB Graphics, 4GB RAM, and it will be Mountain Lion compatible. Strange that the machine you are looking into is...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 13th, 2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,320
Posted By  Dumpling
Use it daily. Simple gesture brings it up. Even...

Use it daily. Simple gesture brings it up. Even though I use Alfred a lot, I just put my most frequent apps that are not Dock worthy on page 1 of Launchpad. For seldom used apps I still use Spotlight...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 12th, 2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,775
Posted By  Dumpling
Completely undecided at this point. I have and...

Completely undecided at this point. I have and love the first gen iPad and it something I get great use of daily. The retina display would be awesome for viewing sheet music and reading long form...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 29th, 2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,426
Posted By  Dumpling
Same issues for me. Since iOS 5 the lag has...

Same issues for me. Since iOS 5 the lag has become unbearable at times. Especially when typing. Restoring and resetting to original factory settings, and numerous hard resets has not helped at all. I...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 16th, 2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,696
Posted By  Dumpling
I am running it without issue for the past hour...

I am running it without issue for the past hour (Messages beta). Really love it. The thing I find funny about the new features in Mountain Lion is that it may actually cannibalize the iPad. The more...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 16th, 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,696
Posted By  Dumpling
iMessage for Mac Beta is available too: Apple -...

iMessage for Mac Beta is available too:
Apple - Mac OS X - Download the free Messages Beta. (http://www.apple.com/macosx/mountain-lion/messages-beta/)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 12th, 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,863
Posted By  Dumpling
I had a similar problem about a hear and a half...

I had a similar problem about a hear and a half ago on my iPhone. The culprit was open pages in Safari. Since this was prior to the iOS method of multitasking (4.0), I am not sure that it would still...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By  Dumpling
I really like Siri and having the phone for only...

I really like Siri and having the phone for only a couple of days, I am starting to incorporate it in the ways that make the most sense to me. I am really looking forward to where Apple takes this in...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,085
Posted By  Dumpling
Managed to luck out on the reservation system...

Managed to luck out on the reservation system Friday night. It took 45 minutes of persistence and I finally snagged one. Never hit command L and command V in Safari as much as I did that night. There...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 21st, 2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By  Dumpling
Lyrics and podcast info option is also gone from...

Lyrics and podcast info option is also gone from the iPod (now music app) on the iPad. Was quite shocked to see this taken out as the iPad is the perfect place to read lyrics. Hopefully it was a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 17th, 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,916
Posted By  Dumpling
Thanks for the info. I prefer the reservation...

Thanks for the info. I prefer the reservation system as it saves a lot of time and frustration.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By  Dumpling
iTunes in the Cloud Live in Canada!

Check your iOS device under settings>App Store or in the purchased section on the iTunes Store. Music is now there. This takes a ton of backup stress of my shoulders. One less thing to worry about....
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 5th, 2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,929
Posted By  Dumpling
Gutted. Thanks for changing our world. God Bless...

Gutted. Thanks for changing our world. God Bless you and your loved ones Steve.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,852
Posted By  Dumpling
I am not surprised at the lack of a redesign at...

I am not surprised at the lack of a redesign at all. The iPhone 4 is the best looking phone out there. The disappointment comes in pricing. The 3GS still available at $375. Seriously Apple. Why not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 42,945
Posted By  Dumpling
If you check the UK site, Siri is listed there....

If you check the UK site, Siri is listed there. Maybe Siri doesn't register Eh? and therefore the cost of developing it for Canada that geographically far far away country from the USA was not worth...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 42,945
Posted By  Dumpling
Siri appears to be a USA only Beta. Disclaimer...

Siri appears to be a USA only Beta. Disclaimer shows that it may not become available in all areas. I would think that it will eventually come here but God knows when.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 42,945
Posted By  Dumpling
You are right. What a joke. Seriously makes an...

You are right. What a joke. Seriously makes an upgrade from my 3GS even less tempting now. Why they don't point these things out in Keynotes is beyond me. No mention of iTunes in the cloud worldwide...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 3rd, 2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,529
Posted By  Dumpling
In my experience with both generations of Apple...

In my experience with both generations of Apple TV, they always come on after any dropped connection to my router. Anytime there is a service interruption or I manually reboot the router for any...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 20th, 2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By  Dumpling
Couldn't agree more! Makes me sick.

Couldn't agree more! Makes me sick.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 8th, 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,373
Posted By  Dumpling
1Password half price on Mac App Store

1Password has finally arrived on the Mac App Store and is available for a limited time @ $19.99. Just a heads up for the community and those that do not have this fabulous software.

Mac App Store...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 25th, 2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,206
Posted By  Dumpling
Gutted by this news but not really surprised. I...

Gutted by this news but not really surprised. I just pray for his health.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 24th, 2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,232
Posted By  Dumpling
Congrats Rounder! Let us know about battery life...

Congrats Rounder! Let us know about battery life and overall performance when the machine is pushed hard. Really have my eye on the exact same machine. Right now it is more of a want then a need but...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,471
Posted By  Dumpling
Truly sorry jamesB, trust me when I say I know...

Truly sorry jamesB, trust me when I say I know how you feel. I'm one of those people who cannot differentiate between people and animals. A soul is a soul and every life counts. The loss of "pets"...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,283
Posted By  Dumpling
+1 for the Honda Fit. Love that car!

+1 for the Honda Fit. Love that car!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,828
Posted By  Dumpling
A terrible loss for our country. One of few...

A terrible loss for our country. One of few politicians one couldn't help but like regardless of their party preferences. One of the good guys for sure. Great spirit and charisma. Peace to you Jack...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,556
Posted By  Dumpling
I love it too. Crazy pills or not I actually...

I love it too. Crazy pills or not I actually enjoy a lot of the new features and see it as an advancement.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 14th, 2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,232
Posted By  Dumpling
Finally took the plunge on the Magic Trackpad....

Finally took the plunge on the Magic Trackpad. Was buying one for a friend as a gift and decided to treat myself in the process. My first Apple hardware purchase of the year. Love the 3 finger tap to...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 1st, 2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,892
Posted By  Dumpling
When quitting Safari just hold down the option...

When quitting Safari just hold down the option key and the contextual menu will show you the "quit and discard" option. You can also use option+Command+Q and the app will not "Resume." Works in all...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By  Dumpling
Financing in Canada on purchases over $750 has...

Financing in Canada on purchases over $750 has been made available. That stands out as an overnight change.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 26th, 2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,690
Posted By  Dumpling
I have been able to mimc my old usage of Spaces...

I have been able to mimc my old usage of Spaces really well with Mission Control. I have 4 desktops with different backgrounds. As long as you don't close any of them, Resume will keep them open...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 26th, 2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,484
Posted By  Dumpling
Tabbed browsing is the best way to go and there...

Tabbed browsing is the best way to go and there is a Safari extension available called Exposer that will help you even further. The other option is to set a "Hot Corner" for "All Application...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 22nd, 2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By  Dumpling
A Magic Trackpad will probably serve you better...

A Magic Trackpad will probably serve you better than the keyboard keys will. Go for that option instead if you need the machine now. The new Airs do have the new keys and it will be just a matter of...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 22nd, 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By  Dumpling
Having aliases or moving apps into different...

Having aliases or moving apps into different locations can cause this issue. I had iWork duplicates as a result of having '08 & '09 installed on the same machine. I deleted from the applications...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 21st, 2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,233
Posted By  Dumpling
Better Touch Tool is causing my keyboard to cut...

Better Touch Tool is causing my keyboard to cut in and out in iWork. Took me 2 hours of trouble shooting to figure it out LOL. Looks like I'm buying the Magic Trackpad soon. Loving Lion, but the lack...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 24th, 2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By  Dumpling
Almost all of my music purchases in the last 4...

Almost all of my music purchases in the last 4 years have come from iTunes. There are only 3 bands that I can think of where I felt the need to have the CD to import in lossless format and for...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 23rd, 2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By  Dumpling
Go to Mail and then from the "Window" menu item...

Go to Mail and then from the "Window" menu item select previous recipients. Command click on all the addresses you wish to remove from Mail's database and hit "Remove from list." Cheers.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 9th, 2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By  Dumpling
I nearly pulled the trigger on the Mac and iPad...

I nearly pulled the trigger on the Mac and iPad version of "Things" last week. Glad I waited for the Keynote as the Reminders app has killed that for me. Will be interesting to see how developers...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 9th, 2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,989
Posted By  Dumpling
The Reality Distortion Field emissions from this...

The Reality Distortion Field emissions from this building should have been a bigger concern for the City Council. Kidding aside, it is beautiful. Just look for an iPod scroll wheel from satellite...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 9th, 2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By  Dumpling
Mission Control has me super excited. I will rely...

Mission Control has me super excited. I will rely heavily on this.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 7th, 2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,616
Posted By  Dumpling
I don't think Canada will see this option until...

I don't think Canada will see this option until iOS 5 comes out. If even then. Apple's website states it is beta for the US only. Hopefully there aren't licensing issues in Canada that will delay...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,526
Posted By  Dumpling
This is a common problem that has come up...

This is a common problem that has come up frequently on Apple Discussions. Simply delete the iTunes app from your applications folder, then reinstall the app directly from Apple's website. I had this...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By  Dumpling
Didn't know that, thanks for the info. Hopefully...

Didn't know that, thanks for the info. Hopefully a simple method is devised for users as I am sure that  engineers have thought of this. Can't imagine the Genius Bar would want to reinstall systems...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By  Dumpling
Burning Mac OS X Lion to disc Instructions.

Thought I would share this article from TUAW as it is something that many of us will need in the near future:

How to burn a Lion boot disc...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 6th, 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By  Dumpling
iCloud has pushed updates already!

My iPhone 3GS has a new section in settings under App Store (we have total control here), and in the App Store under the update tab, the new re-download options are showing. Check it out. I should...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 31st, 2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,131
Posted By  Dumpling
Though this will have limited functionality on an...

Though this will have limited functionality on an iPhone sized display, I am thrilled to see it finally come. Making small adjustments to Numbers spreadsheets will really come in handy for me.
Forum: Anything Mac May 31st, 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,526
Posted By  Dumpling
Thank you for posting this. Great starter kit for...

Thank you for posting this. Great starter kit for helping and educating new users on setting up and using their Macs.
Forum: Anything Mac May 31st, 2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,768
Posted By  Dumpling
+1 for a better, faster and cheaper MobileMe. My...

+1 for a better, faster and cheaper MobileMe. My renewal is coming up soon as well, and I really hope that iCloud will not affect our addresses in any way. What I don't want is a free service ridden...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 15th, 2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,899
Posted By  Dumpling
I absolutely love my iPad. It has been a laptop...

I absolutely love my iPad. It has been a laptop replacement for me, and until you have explored the different apps that make the device unique, it is hard to judge the usefulness of it. If you return...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 8th, 2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,331
Posted By  Dumpling
It's a local iPad app only. Basically a...

It's a local iPad app only. Basically a visualizer for your iPad. Would be really cool if the developer added AirPlay though.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 8th, 2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,331
Posted By  Dumpling
Love Planetary. Very original concept, and I am...

Love Planetary. Very original concept, and I am surprised it is free. Great way to relax and enjoy your music.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 13th, 2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By  Dumpling
I use MotionX and absolutely love it. Great...

I use MotionX and absolutely love it. Great interface and the navigator's voice is pleasing to the ears. Has not let me down once.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 8th, 2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,455
Posted By  Dumpling
11. Sign into concierge with ctrl+alt+del....

11. Sign into concierge with ctrl+alt+del. Someone will be with you............... eventually.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 8th, 2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,542
Posted By  Dumpling
Corkulous for iPad. Use it daily and it has to my...

Corkulous for iPad. Use it daily and it has to my most versatile app. Pastebot for iPhone is another gem and the sync with Mac feature makes it the best clipboard app. Angry Birds, well I own all 3...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,370
Posted By  Dumpling
That is pretty funny. Now where can I get one for...

That is pretty funny. Now where can I get one for real..... :lmao:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 1st, 2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,293
Posted By  Dumpling
Hopefully no later than September for the iP5. I...

Hopefully no later than September for the iP5. I can't imagine Apple will want to wait any longer to add the A5 chip to it. I imagine iOS 5 will be a big leap forward and the power of the said chip...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 26th, 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By  Dumpling
GarageBand, iMovie, iBooks and the iWork suite...

GarageBand, iMovie, iBooks and the iWork suite are a given. Check out a great mind mapping and organizational tool called Corkulous (screams made for iPad), I use it daily and it has countless uses....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,412
Posted By  Dumpling
+1 for the iPod if I absolutely had to choose...

+1 for the iPod if I absolutely had to choose just one.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By  Dumpling
Kind of sorry to see Serlet go. I enjoyed his...

Kind of sorry to see Serlet go. I enjoyed his demos and jabs at MS during WWDC. Best of luck to him.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 13th, 2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,363
Posted By  Dumpling
My thoughts and prayers for the people of Japan....

My thoughts and prayers for the people of Japan. I really hope a nuclear meltdown does not occur to add their woes. The resilience of the Japanese will see them recover from this. Gutted by the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,900
Posted By  Dumpling
Funny you ask this as I have been on the fence...

Funny you ask this as I have been on the fence with getting a bag for my iPad. I too have been looking at the Booq brand and I like what I see. The only help I might be able to offer is that you can...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 8th, 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,906
Posted By  Dumpling
Could happen to ease traffic on iTunes for the...

Could happen to ease traffic on iTunes for the iPad 2 Launch Date. I really hope that the Gen 1 iPad will tether via bluetooth on an iPhone 3GS. I don't really need a hotspot, but I hope that the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 7th, 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,663
Posted By  Dumpling
I think iOS 5 will be more the rage and how it...

I think iOS 5 will be more the rage and how it will use the new A5 chip on the next Gen iPhone. Personally I think that the design of the iPhone 4 is one of, if not the best looking designs I have...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 7th, 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,849
Posted By  Dumpling
Sticking to Gen 1 for sure. Does everything I...

Sticking to Gen 1 for sure. Does everything I want it to and the arrival of GarageBand for single track recording and light editing tasks is going to be a real joy for me. Saving my $ for iPhone 5 as...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 7th, 2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,537
Posted By  Dumpling
Isn't creating an emotional response to a device...

Isn't creating an emotional response to a device a part of Apple's mystique? Something that the competition never gets. I'm not embarrassed to say I love my iMac and I have learned more about...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 5th, 2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By  Dumpling
This a great deal and I have two family members...

This a great deal and I have two family members that are on it with their iPhone 4s. It is a $60 plan now though and expires March 31st. Promotional*|* Plans*|* TELUS Mobility...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 5th, 2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By  Dumpling
Full size wired aluminium for me. I would like to...

Full size wired aluminium for me. I would like to add a wireless one soon for my iPad, even though after almost a year of use, I find the soft keyboard on it to be second nature. There are time...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 5th, 2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By  Dumpling
Pre-ordered mine and received it @ lunchtime on...

Pre-ordered mine and received it @ lunchtime on the Canadian release date. Remember that day fondly. Really hard to gauge what the wait will be like for iPad 2. As a side note, I have always received...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 5th, 2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,586
Posted By  Dumpling
Pages for me. Another great app for times when...

Pages for me. Another great app for times when you just want to write for the sake of getting your thoughts out is Ommwriter.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 3rd, 2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,887
Posted By  Dumpling
Looks like Apogee is ready with a ”dongle for...

Looks like Apogee is ready with a ”dongle for that.”

Apogee Jam Guitar Input - Apple Store (Canada) (http://store.apple.com/ca/product/H4990ZM/A?mco=MTY3ODQ5OTY)

Looking forward to this big...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 3rd, 2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,976
Posted By  Dumpling
Was thrilled to see him up there skinny or not....

Was thrilled to see him up there skinny or not. His voice was more vibrant as others have noted. He sounded much better than when the Air was introduced back in October. The jabs at the competition...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 2nd, 2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 23,456
Posted By  Dumpling
My Tractor Beam is already pretty defenceless...

My Tractor Beam is already pretty defenceless against Uncle Steve's RFD attacks, but I guess I'll watch it anyways. I think it is a solid update but I am thrilled with my Gen 1 as is. I hope third...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 2nd, 2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,887
Posted By  Dumpling
Glad this will be on Gen 1. As it is my Tractor...

Glad this will be on Gen 1. As it is my Tractor Beam is pretty defenceless against Uncle Steve's RFD, and not having the ability to work with existing projects might have forced me to upgrade.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 2nd, 2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 23,456
Posted By  Dumpling
Today's Keynote is now available on iTunes. Just...

Today's Keynote is now available on iTunes. Just a heads up.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 26th, 2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By  Dumpling
Thread title should probably state Mac App Store...

Thread title should probably state Mac App Store to avoid confusion. I'll give another nod to Lyrica. Great app, and by playing with the various preferences and search engines, I was pleasantly...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,932
Posted By  Dumpling
I hope Steve continues to defy the odds as he has...

I hope Steve continues to defy the odds as he has proven time and time again. Defying the odds is what Apple has done under Steve's leadership and has led to all of us congregating here, sharing our...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 27th, 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By  Dumpling
If the issue was caused by the 10.1 upgrade, then...

If the issue was caused by the 10.1 upgrade, then this won't work. Turning off home sharing will, but that was not an option for me. Playing with the firewall proved to be futile. Similar issues with...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 26th, 2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,855
Posted By  Dumpling
Pastebot 2Do Week Cal 1Password Pulse ...

Pastebot
2Do
Week Cal
1Password
Pulse
NotifyMe 2 (simple)
Dragon Dictation
Angry Birds
DoodleJump
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 26th, 2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By  Dumpling
This problem occurred with 10.1 from the direct...

This problem occurred with 10.1 from the direct software update on your Mac. Several posts emerged on the Apple Discussion forums with posters (including myself) having this issue. It was solved by...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 1st, 2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By  Dumpling
Your set up looks correct for right click. You...

Your set up looks correct for right click. You may have to click to the far right to get it working. I'll also add to this, set up button 4 (squeeze) for Expose. It was one of the best features of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,406
Posted By  Dumpling
Another tip I'm always showing people, tap on the...

Another tip I'm always showing people, tap on the clock while in Safari to get to the top of a page. I am sure screen shots have been mentioned here before (press and quickly release both the home...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,406
Posted By  Dumpling
If you flick the (,!) key upwards, you get an...

If you flick the (,!) key upwards, you get an apostrophe. Also, I think this was already mentioned on this forum, holding the .com key down now gives a .ca option. You can also tap the shift key and...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 24th, 2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,994
Posted By  Dumpling
I personally find mail very reliable. I have had...

I personally find mail very reliable. I have had no issues with it's dependability whatsoever as a recent subscriber to the service. Its the best mail service that I have and I would use the term...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 23rd, 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By  Dumpling
Download iTunes 10.1 directly from Apple’s...

Download iTunes 10.1 directly from Apple’s downloads page and install it right over the existing app or delete 10.1 from your Applications folder. The bug came in only through the software update on...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 23rd, 2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,114
Posted By  Dumpling
YouTube - iPad - Oprah's Favorite Things...

YouTube - iPad - Oprah's Favorite Things (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uD8Jp9mWSU&feature=youtube_gdata_player)

Here is an excerpt from the show if you are interested. Reads like a commercial...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 22nd, 2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By  Dumpling
Yes I was referring to the iPad (the iPod app). I...

Yes I was referring to the iPad (the iPod app). I was just drawing a comparison to the new slider on the iPhone. Just think they are weird decisions. If it's going to be a mute switch on the iPad,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 22nd, 2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,114
Posted By  Dumpling
Oprah's favourite thing of all time....

Great advertising for Apple via Oprah's giveaway show. She called the iPad the greatest invention of the century and her favourite thing of all time. Audience members were all treated to one and the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 22nd, 2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By  Dumpling
I wouldn't bother with a Gizmodo petition as it...

I wouldn't bother with a Gizmodo petition as it is obvious they won't get anywhere with Apple. However, the so called mute switch is a really dumb move. It doesn't mute the iPod, only 3rd party apps...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 22nd, 2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,728
Posted By  Dumpling
Same iPod empty bug for me. Had a similar problem...

Same iPod empty bug for me. Had a similar problem with photos when iOS 4.0 was released but a reboot and resyncing with iTunes fixed it. Airplay has been wonky on the iPad. The icon sometimes...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 19th, 2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,994
Posted By  Dumpling
I never thought I would really need the service...

I never thought I would really need the service until I bought an iPad. The more Apple gear I got, the more sense it made. I know that there are 3rd party solutions, but I felt a lot more comfortable...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 16th, 2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,503
Posted By  Dumpling
The disappointment people are feeling is funny to...

The disappointment people are feeling is funny to me. Just take a look at the Apple product line that has entered the market in 2010. I don't recall watching that many Keynotes in a single year. Did...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 15th, 2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,482
Posted By  Dumpling
Apple TV App Store or The Beatles, those would be...

Apple TV App Store or The Beatles, those would be my guesses.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 12th, 2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By  Dumpling
@Stephanie Video Airplay won't work until an...

@Stephanie
Video Airplay won't work until an iOS update for Apple TV is released.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 12th, 2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By  Dumpling
Downloaded. Anyone else seeing a firewall bug...

Downloaded. Anyone else seeing a firewall bug with this update? Every time I open iTunes, it asks me to allow or deny incoming connections. Selecting a preference makes no difference as it asks every...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 11th, 2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,947
Posted By  Dumpling
I've noticed faster sleep and wake times on both...

I've noticed faster sleep and wake times on both my iMac and the GF's MacBook. I am also seeing cooler temps in iStat and yes, Safari does seem faster, at least with tabbed browsing.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 1st, 2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,703
Posted By  Dumpling
Agree with the Lampshade iMac, but the current...

Agree with the Lampshade iMac, but the current gen 27" iMac gives it a good run for it's money in my book.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 20th, 2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,836
Posted By  Dumpling
Ordered as soon as the store was up. Garage Band...

Ordered as soon as the store was up. Garage Band my primary motivation. Really shocked at that price! The Mac App Store should drive software prices down as distribution costs will plummet. Apple...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,488
Posted By  Dumpling
Here's to wishing for a live stream that can be...

Here's to wishing for a live stream that can be accessed through a Keynote App on the new Apple TV. I know I'm dreaming, but it would be a cool way to celebrate the arrival of the little guy and God...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,455
Posted By  Dumpling
Didn't work in Safari for me either. I had to use...

Didn't work in Safari for me either. I had to use Firefox. Click to Flash bug? Nonetheless, I really enjoyed it and thought it was very well done. Can't wait for Steve's RDF this Wednesday!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By  Dumpling
The lack of the native iPhone apps is truly...

The lack of the native iPhone apps is truly puzzling. However Weather HD and Calcbot by Tapbots (IMHO one of the best developers on the platform) have made me forget all about them.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 14th, 2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By  Dumpling
If you are going with this plan, you should...

If you are going with this plan, you should probably hold off for a little while. Telus is constantly giving early evenings at 6pm and then taking it away. You will see this offer again soon as they...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 13th, 2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,488
Posted By  Dumpling
I remember a month or two back reading a rumour...

I remember a month or two back reading a rumour about Apple hiring a bunch of telesales staff for an "exciting new product" in October. This lines up well with that. I just wonder if iTunes 10 is any...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 13th, 2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,488
Posted By  Dumpling
Can't wait to see what Lion has in store for us....

Can't wait to see what Lion has in store for us. My wallet is wide open for new iLife and iWork suites. New hardware is a given and I hope it's an epic event for the Mac side of things. Really...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 12th, 2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,925
Posted By  Dumpling
I heard that instead of sliding to unlock, you...

I heard that instead of sliding to unlock, you slide to Ctrl+Alt+Del.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 30th, 2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,930
Posted By  Dumpling
Took a chance on the app Corkulous by Appigo. To...

Took a chance on the app Corkulous by Appigo. To make it short, it's now on my dock and is an awesome mind mapping, planning, and organization tool. It also syncs checklist items with ToDo by Appigo...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 30th, 2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,510
Posted By  Dumpling
Just got it too and I can't believe how tiny it...

Just got it too and I can't believe how tiny it really is in person. I love the material design and colour of it. I'd love to see MacBooks like this! Menu items are much smoother and I can't wait to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 27th, 2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,435
Posted By  Dumpling
CityTv Video app for iPad

A new app (iPad only) from CityTv (CityTV Video) is allowing the free streaming of new episodes of television shows to the iPad. The only catch I can see is that commercials can't be scrubbed through...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 27th, 2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By  Dumpling
Friday delivery for me as well. At first it was...

Friday delivery for me as well. At first it was showing Wednesday, but that quickly changed. Really looking forward to see this product evolve.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 22nd, 2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By  Dumpling
Great update! Finally there is MobileMe...

Great update! Finally there is MobileMe integration. Keynote additions are excellent but I would really like the ability to add audio from the iPod app and third party voice recording apps (why the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 9th, 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,439
Posted By  Dumpling
Problem returned for me too. Bell's site and...

Problem returned for me too. Bell's site and Safari don't play nice either, and have not for quite some time.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 8th, 2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,439
Posted By  Dumpling
Thanks for this suggestion. This problem has been...

Thanks for this suggestion. This problem has been occurring on and off since Snow Leopard for me. Bell has started offering dedicated Mac support for the past 2 months, and it is a welcome change to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 8th, 2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,878
Posted By  Dumpling
32GB 3GS. Love the iP4 but I will wait for next...

32GB 3GS. Love the iP4 but I will wait for next year's model to consider an upgrade. There just isn't enough there for me to justify the upgrade cost and I sincerely prefer the way my 3GS feels in...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 7th, 2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,827
Posted By  Dumpling
Still loving the Magic Mouse too. Better Touch...

Still loving the Magic Mouse too. Better Touch Tool keeps me from running out and buying the Magic Trackpad as the extra gestures are a Godsend and second nature now. The ergonomics did take a few...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 4th, 2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,520
Posted By  Dumpling
Not a fan of the colours and lack thereof. This...

Not a fan of the colours and lack thereof. This look is fine on an iPad, but is too bland for OS X. The memory usage bar when syncing devices is also horrid. One cool feature (not sure of this was...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 30th, 2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By  Dumpling
Are you a MobileMe subscriber? If so, then it is...

Are you a MobileMe subscriber? If so, then it is fetching and sending new data every time you access contacts, calendars, or notes(if you have it setup). If you are accessing contacts through the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 30th, 2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,093
Posted By  Dumpling
My 3GS on Telus shows 4-5 bars consistently in...

My 3GS on Telus shows 4-5 bars consistently in the same area that you are in. Maybe compare your iP4 to one at any Telus or Apple store you can get to that is activated. Are you getting dropped calls...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 23rd, 2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,907
Posted By  Dumpling
Wish I could keep those guys, the guitar lessons...

Wish I could keep those guys, the guitar lessons would be invaluable. ;)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 23rd, 2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,907
Posted By  Dumpling
A lot more than Hendrix on that list that are...

A lot more than Hendrix on that list that are overrated. These lists are always based on record sales or general popularity of certain artists. Albeit some real greats on that list, the exclusions...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 20th, 2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,603
Posted By  Dumpling
The Shawshank Redemption for what it says about...

The Shawshank Redemption for what it says about the human spirit at its finest.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 20th, 2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,077
Posted By  Dumpling
Better Touch Tool makes the Magic Mouse as good...

Better Touch Tool makes the Magic Mouse as good as a the Magic Trackpad in terms of gestures. Without this program, I would have already made the switch to the trackpad (What is BetterTouchTool?...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 10th, 2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,592
Posted By  Dumpling
No complaints with Telus as of yet. I have been a...

No complaints with Telus as of yet. I have been a customer for 7 years and on contract with a 3GS for 9 months. Collusion has gone into full swing recently as the $50 plans are about the same between...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 10th, 2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,208
Posted By  Dumpling
Still loving mine that I purchased @ launch. It...

Still loving mine that I purchased @ launch. It really has changed a lot in the way I do things and will always be a staple in my Mac life. I really cannot wait to see where this device will be down...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 18th, 2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,386
Posted By  Dumpling
On Telus and I got the carrier update (7.2) alert...

On Telus and I got the carrier update (7.2) alert immediately after the 4.0.1 update.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 17th, 2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,656
Posted By  Dumpling
Anyone going to hold out until October to see if...

Anyone going to hold out until October to see if a hardware change occurs? I figure they will coat the external band's weak spot to avoid the free case handouts for too long. Really looking forward...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 2nd, 2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,646
Posted By  Dumpling
The iPad has made me more focused on the task at...

The iPad has made me more focused on the task at hand. The iWork suite, the better than expected keyboard, immersive reading experience of e-books, and the App Store on steroids has been a real joy...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 1st, 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,202
Posted By  Dumpling
2 iTunes accounts sounds like the culprit. Maybe...

2 iTunes accounts sounds like the culprit. Maybe try signing in to the same account that the book was purchased with on both devices, and see if that helps. Good luck!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 1st, 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,202
Posted By  Dumpling
Syncing is working fine for me. Check your...

Syncing is working fine for me. Check your general settings under iBooks and make sure that syncing for bookmarks is turned on for both devices. Before you quit reading, also make sure that either...
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