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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 19th, 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,148
Posted By Paul82
I picked up two on a recent trip to Florida. I'd...

I picked up two on a recent trip to Florida. I'd originally intended to sell the second one to help pay for mine but ended up deciding to keep both very shortly after I finished setting up the first...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 28th, 2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Paul82
This is also possible on google maps for ios

This is also possible on google maps for ios
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 4th, 2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,873
Posted By Paul82
Guess Iíll be the first. :-) I was one of the...

Guess Iíll be the first. :-) I was one of the very first people to get one at pacific centre and I stuck around to take advantage of their wifi in getting the initial setup done. The new process in...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 30th, 2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,873
Posted By Paul82
I'm doing in store pickup on Friday as I can't...

I'm doing in store pickup on Friday as I can't stay home all day waiting for the UPS delivery guy, however I did order a case for delivery at the same time and it's showing up in the UPS app/tracking.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 5th, 2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,839
Posted By Paul82
Facebook messenger is another option, for...

Facebook messenger is another option, for inter-platform messaging. The benefit being that practically everyone already has an account.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 23rd, 2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By Paul82
I don't see why not, the new fourth generation...

I don't see why not, the new fourth generation Apple TV's have dual core A8 processors, hardly a slouch... and it seems like it even has hardware decoding support for it built in. That and there...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 6th, 2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,150
Posted By Paul82
I've had mine for a week already, it's much...

I've had mine for a week already, it's much better than the 3rd gen, the current crop of apps aren't the best (and none of the canadian networks have apps... yet) but there's a LOT of potential for...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 28th, 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By Paul82
Those apps def should still work. Check for...

Those apps def should still work. Check for updates to the apps on the App Store, or uninstall and reinstall.


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Forum: Anything Mac Oct 1st, 2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,150
Posted By Paul82
I'll definitely be getting it, apps (not just...

I'll definitely be getting it, apps (not just games) are going to be very big. I fully expect most television channels that already have an iOS app will port it over. So I'd expect a Global app, and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By Paul82
I'm in the same boat, have never had cable or a...

I'm in the same boat, have never had cable or a land line, and didn't buy my first TV till I was 31, my parents were visiting and going stir crazy... lol

I'm a strong proponent of the various...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 22nd, 2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By Paul82
In Canada? A very long time... The licensing...

In Canada? A very long time... The licensing deals are going to be much more difficult here than in the USA and they are the hold up there too.


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Forum: Anything Mac Mar 12th, 2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,135
Posted By Paul82
I felt this article pretty much perfectly...

I felt this article pretty much perfectly captured my thoughts on it. Bottom line, this macbook is aimed at people who could almost get by with just an iPad as their main computer, and there's are...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 1st, 2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,561
Posted By Paul82
You've selected the right network interface as...

You've selected the right network interface as you are using airport on that computer to connect to the Internet. BUT SurplusMeter isn't going to do what you are looking for. It is only going to be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 27th, 2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Paul82
I picked up a few of these last week, ordered on...

I picked up a few of these last week, ordered on Monday, shipped on Monday, arrived on Tuesday... and that was with the free shipping option. Cables themselves are decent quality, to be honest they...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 10th, 2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By Paul82
It sounds to me like the biggest deciding factor...

It sounds to me like the biggest deciding factor for you is size, and only you can really tell which size is right for you. If you can I strongly recommend going into an Apple Store to physically...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 8th, 2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By Paul82
As mentioned, it restores the OS from a fresh...

As mentioned, it restores the OS from a fresh image downloaded from apple, the key problem for you will be that iOS 7 is no longer being signed by apple(for devices that support iOS8), so once you...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 6th, 2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,513
Posted By Paul82
Yup, if you have an older version of OS X and an...

Yup, if you have an older version of OS X and an old version of airport utility it'll work fine. One potential caveat is that I'm not sure if the newest models of time capsule (the ac versions) are...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 5th, 2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,513
Posted By Paul82
This functionality, along with a LOT more was...

This functionality, along with a LOT more was lost when Apple updated the Desktop version of Airport Utility to match the look and feel of the iOS version.

Fortunately it is still possible to run...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 4th, 2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Paul82
I don't think this is quite right... As far as I...

I don't think this is quite right... As far as I know you can't restore a backup from a newer Os to an older one.

I think you'll need to set it up as new, you should have no problems with syncing...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 26th, 2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By Paul82
My guess would be throttling or congestion on...

My guess would be throttling or congestion on Rogers part... It definitely shouldn't take 12hrs, though at the theoretical max speed it would be expected to take about 30min.



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Forum: Anything Mac Oct 26th, 2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By Paul82
I was pleasantly surprised by how many of the...

I was pleasantly surprised by how many of the continuity/features work on my older iMac without Bluetooth 4.0, I wasn't really expecting to get the phone calls feature as I figured that would...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 26th, 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,496
Posted By Paul82
I'd second this, the RAM vs SDD question REALLY...

I'd second this, the RAM vs SDD question REALLY comes down to do you actually need more RAM for YOUR usage, this is the only way to really answer that question.

That said, with the light usage...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 2nd, 2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By Paul82
There's a slim chance it might see a minor update...

There's a slim chance it might see a minor update before xmas (larger storage capacity) but I'd be kinda surprised... on the other hand there's a decent chance it will see some discounts for cyber...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 25th, 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Paul82
The mute switch muting video sound in iOS 8 is a...

The mute switch muting video sound in iOS 8 is a known bug... Hopefully it will be fixed in iOS 8.01 when it gets re-released.


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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 24th, 2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Paul82
Funny thing is I was sure I recognized the house...

Funny thing is I was sure I recognized the house when I saw the pictures, turns out they did it one block over from where I grew up. I'd always joked we needed a closer timmys.


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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,351
Posted By Paul82
Plenty, but few who are stupid enough to keep a...

Plenty, but few who are stupid enough to keep a phone in their back pocket. Lol


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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,636
Posted By Paul82
I'm loving it too. 128gb space grey iPhone 6, had...

I'm loving it too. 128gb space grey iPhone 6, had a reservation to pickup after work at the pacific centre Apple Store, was in and out in about 20 min. (Even though the place was a zoo, they'd just...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 16th, 2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,948
Posted By Paul82
It's the old saying there's no such thing as bad...

It's the old saying there's no such thing as bad publicity... I'd bet many people wouldn't have even noticed or known about it without all the complaining and the publicity/press that generated......
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 15th, 2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By Paul82
I'm know you can configure an airport express to...

I'm know you can configure an airport express to join a wifi network and share that to it's ethernet ports. I've used them for my Voip phone, and to provide internet access to very old (no WiFi)...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 15th, 2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,680
Posted By Paul82
I'm strongly considering it... and I already have...

I'm strongly considering it... and I already have a pebble! I think one key fact is being missed by many... the Apple watch is as much about telling the time, as the iPhone is about making phone...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 14th, 2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,418
Posted By Paul82
It'll depend on the store, but most will have...

It'll depend on the store, but most will have lineups forming the night before. If you have your sights set on a particularly popular model/storage/colour plan to arrive early. As I'm sure you are...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,159
Posted By Paul82
Did anyone else who was successfully placed an...

Did anyone else who was successfully placed an order have the credit card transaction fail? I got an email from Apple... Definitely not the smoothest purchasing experience... But I'm cutting them a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,159
Posted By Paul82
I was able to place an instore reservation too,...

I was able to place an instore reservation too, I'm kinda leaning towards that... as I don't want to have to take the day off to wait for the delivery guy, only to have him not to bother buzzing up...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,159
Posted By Paul82
I finally managed to get my order placed through...

I finally managed to get my order placed through the iPhone app, lots of time outs, but I did eventually get what I was trying for, Space Grey 128GB iPhone 6, with an estimated delivery date of Sept...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,479
Posted By Paul82
I've been debating between the 6 and 6+ all day,...

I've been debating between the 6 and 6+ all day, while the OIS and extra battery life would be nice, I think the 6+ is just too big... I'm one of the many that carries my phone in my pocket, and a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 11th, 2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,555
Posted By Paul82
I'm in a similar boat but with fido... I agree...

I'm in a similar boat but with fido... I agree with the previous suggestions, if you actually use much data, buy an unlocked phone outright, the savings in the long run are much better. Where it gets...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 11th, 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Paul82
I think you're understanding is basically...

I think you're understanding is basically correct, the 1000 photo limit is being eliminated, in favour of allowing you to store your whole photo library in the cloud. As you point out for most the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 8th, 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,159
Posted By Paul82
I'd bet on $819-$849 for the base model 5.5". All...

I'd bet on $819-$849 for the base model 5.5". All assuming you are buying the device outright... No silly carrier contract subsidies(which almost always cost more in the long run).

In any case...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 7th, 2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,159
Posted By Paul82
I'd bet the price points for the 4.7" line up...

I'd bet the price points for the 4.7" line up with the 5S, and the 5.5" will likely start at at least $100 more...

That said, a 64GB 5S is $919... I'd bet on at least $1000 for the top end 5.5"...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Paul82
If it's only external content ie YouTube/Netflix,...

If it's only external content ie YouTube/Netflix, and local content (pics from your imac) quality is fine, it's almost certainly degraded internet performance that is causing the video quality to be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 26th, 2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By Paul82
The iCloud syncing doesn't sync books themselves...

The iCloud syncing doesn't sync books themselves just the bookmarks, and reading progress. Easiest way is to email/Dropbox a copy to yourself and open it on the iPad choosing to open it in iBooks....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 26th, 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,284
Posted By Paul82
I'm not that happy about this rumour either, but...

I'm not that happy about this rumour either, but it is just a rumour at this point so I'm taking it with a few table spoons of salt...


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Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 11th, 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Paul82
$55, 200 daytime/unlimited evenings and wknds...

$55, 200 daytime/unlimited evenings and wknds @5pm, voicemail, caller ID, unlimited texts, unlimited Canadian long distance, 6GB data, fido lte

Works well for the most part


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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 11th, 2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By Paul82
Bell operates here the same way Telus or Shaw...

Bell operates here the same way Telus or Shaw does in Ontario. Minimally. The only services bell really operates out west are cell phone and satellite tv. The regional monopoly players here with...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 11th, 2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,454
Posted By Paul82
Does ANYONE really need to state that they agree...

Does ANYONE really need to state that they agree or not with gun violence? (notice I'm not talking about gun control, which is at least a debatable topic). I've yet to meet (and SERIOUSLY hope I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 11th, 2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,093
Posted By Paul82
Good to hear it's less buggy I've been holding...

Good to hear it's less buggy I've been holding off so far, but I likely will try it out around beta 3, more for personal timing issues(I can't really afford to have device downtime between now and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 11th, 2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,290
Posted By Paul82
Personally I had the nest, worked great with the...

Personally I had the nest, worked great with the heat pump system in my condo in Ottawa, saved me a bundle on both heating and cooling. But the bottom line with ANY of smart thermostat system is that...
Forum: Anything Mac May 28th, 2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Paul82
I agree, public releases are unlikely, but beta...

I agree, public releases are unlikely, but beta builds of both ios and osx are almost a sure thing, as well as new imacs(referenced in the 10.9.4 beta). The surprise for me is that they made the...
Forum: Anything Mac May 27th, 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Paul82
Not claiming to have any special knowledge, but...

Not claiming to have any special knowledge, but seems to me they might be making some fairly big announcements, given how active the bigger screen iPhone rumour mill has been of late, maybe even a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 24th, 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,284
Posted By Paul82
My 5 runs ios7.1 fine, ios 7.0 was buggy and...

My 5 runs ios7.1 fine, ios 7.0 was buggy and laggy on all devices so best not to judge performance from it. I'm certain ios 8 will run on a 5,(it's only a year old phone, and it's still being sold as...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 12th, 2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
Posted By Paul82
Another option is Roam Mobility, Travel Free from...

Another option is Roam Mobility, Travel Free from USA Roaming Fees - Roam Mobility (http://www.roammobility.com/)

I don't have any personal experience with them (yet), but plan to give them a try...
Forum: Anything Mac May 10th, 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Paul82
Check Out The Speed!

I've got similar speeds at work, :) I don't think it's the new normal just yet but is fast becoming it. At least if you work in a larger urban centre where gigabit fibre connections are available and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 21st, 2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Paul82
A month with an iPad Mini - thoughts? Help?

It sounds like most of your issues are with the way iOs "multi-tasks" ( secret is it doesn't except for a very specific and limited set of use cases). It will keep apps in memory as long as possible...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 11th, 2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Paul82
My rule is always if you have to ask if it's...

My rule is always if you have to ask if it's phishing it almost certainly is.


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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 30th, 2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By Paul82
I view office as more of a necessary evil. I...

I view office as more of a necessary evil. I don't have that big a problem with the subscription model, just the way they are bundling it. Having to subscribe to the whole package for $99 a year is a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 5th, 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Paul82
Your friend has been misinformed. Using a device...

Your friend has been misinformed. Using a device while charging will not cause any harm. That said, it will charge slower if you are using it than if you aren't, but assuming you aren't trying to...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 19th, 2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Paul82
Certainly looks good on paper, though at $159 it...

Certainly looks good on paper, though at $159 it is quite a bit more than half the price of the comparable apple router, ($199). Personally I don't have any ac gear yet so no reason to upgrade for me.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 25th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By Paul82
I think this fear has been MASSIVELY overblown,...

I think this fear has been MASSIVELY overblown, Apple (unlike Microsoft) gets that different device form factors require different user interfaces. There is absolutely no chance Apple will merge iOS...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 19th, 2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,511
Posted By Paul82
There was TONS of build-up for the latest season...

There was TONS of build-up for the latest season of Arrested Development... everyone I know knew about it, and more than a few joined Netflix just to see it. That said, the execution of the most...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 19th, 2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,951
Posted By Paul82
I have to agree here, the kicker for me is that...

I have to agree here, the kicker for me is that it's relatively easy to setup an Apple ID without a credit card... I'd suggest googling it... but apparently the OP is too paranoid to use google. (Yes...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 14th, 2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By Paul82
It will be MUCH cheaper to get a local sim, also...

It will be MUCH cheaper to get a local sim, also should be pretty easy to get one for whatever iPhone you choose to go with, everywhere I've been I've been able to easily get one. As far as the plans...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 14th, 2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,655
Posted By Paul82
Just like Motorola is independent.... I can't say...

Just like Motorola is independent.... I can't say I'm happy about this, and that's in spite of being a BIG fan of Nest, and an active Google user (with no qualms about the privacy implications, I'm...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 11th, 2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,422
Posted By Paul82
I'd also suggest just trying a sim in in it. From...

I'd also suggest just trying a sim in in it. From what I remember CDMA iPhone's come GSM sim card unlocked for travelling purposes.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 10th, 2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By Paul82
No, you can't organize texts into folders, to get...

No, you can't organize texts into folders, to get a name to display add the phone number as a contact, and it will show the name associated with that contact rather than the number.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Paul82
I had one for years and loved it, didn't take it...

I had one for years and loved it, didn't take it with me when I moved across the country and am seriously regretting it now. That said I'll likely be buying a new one soonish, this time I think I'll...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 15th, 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By Paul82
I'll preface this by saying that I don't have a...

I'll preface this by saying that I don't have a 5s and thus haven't tried it myself, but I've heard that a good trick for those having trouble with the fingerprint scanner is to train the same finger...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 15th, 2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By Paul82
I'm not sure I'd mess around with the 3rd party...

I'm not sure I'd mess around with the 3rd party unlocker sites... none of them are Apple authorized inspite of what many of them claim.

Are you buying the 4S second hand or new? If you are buying...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 27th, 2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Paul82
This doesn't surprise me, the carriers coverage...

This doesn't surprise me, the carriers coverage maps generally assume outdoor coverage, as the quality of indoor coverage will vary greatly with the construction type, quality and design of the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 22nd, 2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By Paul82
I don't think an iPhone 4 will work on Wind, you...

I don't think an iPhone 4 will work on Wind, you need at least a newer iPhone 5 or 5S (made after April 2013 or so) that supports the AWS frequencies that Wind uses.

WIND Mobile | Does WIND have...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 19th, 2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Paul82
I actually was in looking to sell in September,...

I actually was in looking to sell in September, but I've since relocated to Vancouver.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 18th, 2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Paul82
On a related note, the first beta of 7.1 was...

On a related note, the first beta of 7.1 was released to devs today. So far doesn't look like too many major feature changes but reports are that it seems less buggy, and more responsive. I have yet...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 17th, 2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By Paul82
Not in the least. That said, it depends how/where...

Not in the least. That said, it depends how/where you plan to use it. If it's primarily an out and about device, where you should keep the passcode on and at a low timeout then I can see it being a...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 17th, 2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Paul82
That would depend on what the internal components...

That would depend on what the internal components are.

I have a top of the line mid 2010 27", 2.93Ghz quad core i7, 256gb SSD/2TB HDD, upgraded to 20GB of RAM.

For my particular model and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 17th, 2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Paul82
Out of curiosity what did you manage to get for...

Out of curiosity what did you manage to get for it via kijiji?


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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 17th, 2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Paul82
I agree 200 is a little low, there's something to...

I agree 200 is a little low, there's something to be said for the convenience factor though... As the the upgrade from the iPad 2 to the iPad air, do it NOW, you won't regret it.

It is simply a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 14th, 2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By Paul82
If you go through the steps listed here What to...

If you go through the steps listed here What to do before selling or giving away your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5661) you should be able to avoid having to do that.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 14th, 2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Paul82
Looks like it's happening in multiple apps then,...

Looks like it's happening in multiple apps then, both bbc iplayer and in safari. Seems very odd to me, to the best of my knowledge there is no system wide option for that. As a trouble shooting...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 13th, 2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Paul82
Would help to know what video app you are using...

Would help to know what video app you are using and the source/format of the videos, it sounds like you are using an app that can play 5.1 channel audio and the down-mixing is picking the wrong...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 11th, 2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Paul82
Personally I'd look for an apartment or condo to...

Personally I'd look for an apartment or condo to rent in the beltline or the west end of downtown. Some students/student centered housing frequently is rented for the summer seperately. That said the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 11th, 2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Paul82
All 3 are valid options. personally I prefer to...

All 3 are valid options. personally I prefer to travel (at at least try to) lighter so I'd go with the iPhone or iPad options, as the Myfi, is an extra device to carry around and have to charge.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 2nd, 2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,495
Posted By Paul82
I was planning to wait for a while to pick one...

I was planning to wait for a while to pick one up, but happened to check futureshop's website over my lunch and they had them available for in store pickup at the store in downtown Vancouver, so...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 2nd, 2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By Paul82
I have to say I picked one up yesterday and WOW!...

I have to say I picked one up yesterday and WOW! Coming from an iPad 2 it's night and day. That said I'm thinking the day is rapidly approaching(jury is still out on if it's already here) when my...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 4th, 2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,631
Posted By Paul82
I have go say I had the nest for 2 years and was...

I have go say I had the nest for 2 years and was very happy with it. That said I had a simpler setup than you which it handled very well. (Condo heat pump system for both heating and cooling). Easily...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 23rd, 2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Paul82
Another option is to set it up via the iOS...

Another option is to set it up via the iOS AirPort Utility as long as you have a device with iOS 5 or later.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 22nd, 2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By Paul82
Stock levels were very low, and from all reports...

Stock levels were very low, and from all reports all 3 colours are pretty much sold out everywhere at this point. Though I've also heard that most stores got very little if any white and gold...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 21st, 2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,147
Posted By Paul82
As much as I hate to say it, I wouldn't touch a...

As much as I hate to say it, I wouldn't touch a BB here... even before today's announcements and even more so after them. They just haven't sold enough of the new phones with the new OS to have much...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Paul82
I haven't tried it on a 4... but I have loaded it...

I haven't tried it on a 4... but I have loaded it on my iPad 2 (which I believe has roughly the same specs as an iPhone 4, A4 chip etc...) and performance is definitely a bit of an issue on it. That...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,147
Posted By Paul82
If you want unique and variety I'd probably go...

If you want unique and variety I'd probably go with a Nokia 1020, it's a Windows phone so it'll have the unique factor (for good or bad) personally I see it as a bad aspect as it means smaller less...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 19th, 2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Paul82
Yes, you can pretty easily downgrade, for now, as...

Yes, you can pretty easily downgrade, for now, as Apple is still signing the older firmware, they will likely stop this soon though so if you are going to do it do it now.

Here are instructions...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 18th, 2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,460
Posted By Paul82
referring to the desktop version of iTunes,...

referring to the desktop version of iTunes, version 11.1 came out this morning and is required to sync an iOS 7 device with your computer. That said it is totally possible to use an iOS device...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 18th, 2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,460
Posted By Paul82
Source? I've yet to read any reports of the...

Source? I've yet to read any reports of the official release being available to the public... that said LOTS of non devs are already running it as the GM build doesn't require a dev account. It does...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 18th, 2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,460
Posted By Paul82
As others mentioned, while there's no official...

As others mentioned, while there's no official release time announced it's usually around 10am PT, 1pm ET.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 16th, 2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By Paul82
I'd think not enough either... but basic...

I'd think not enough either... but basic economics dictates they would only tool up and get running enough production lines to satisfy the predicted long term demand, not the initial peak demand.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 16th, 2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Paul82
I'd go with iPhoto myself, and it's recently gone...

I'd go with iPhoto myself, and it's recently gone free if you are planning to get (or have recently gotten) a new iOS device.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 16th, 2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By Paul82
I always seen it as a balance between getting...

I always seen it as a balance between getting ahead of the rumours and supply chain leaks before expectations become unreasonably high, and having enough time to produce and stockpile enough units to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,038
Posted By Paul82
I agree, there will likely be some promo plans...

I agree, there will likely be some promo plans around the iphone launch date. That said, I'd be surprised to see the 6GB for $30 plan come back, and I would not give that up. They'll need to pry it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 11th, 2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,521
Posted By Paul82
I have to disagree here, multiple cores are...

I have to disagree here, multiple cores are little more than additional battery drain on a phone as very little of what is typically done on on a phone benefits from parallel processing. Much better...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 10th, 2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,478
Posted By Paul82
I'd be surprised to see wind getting the iPhone....

I'd be surprised to see wind getting the iPhone. Mainly because of their own difficult financial situation and the minimum order sizes apple is rumoured to have for carriers. Though from a technical...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 10th, 2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,478
Posted By Paul82
I've been using iOS 7 since beta 1... I love it...

I've been using iOS 7 since beta 1... I love it now that I've been using it for awhile, I'll warn you all it WILL take some getting used to.... it's a BIG change, that said I think they've done a...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 9th, 2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By Paul82
I have to say these guys are just doing it for...

I have to say these guys are just doing it for the publicity... as big of a fan boy as I am, there's no WAY I'd line up BEFORE a product as even been announced, but less the actual release date. That...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 4th, 2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By Paul82
Not a bad deal? It was a fantastic deal for them....

Not a bad deal? It was a fantastic deal for them. Allows them to cleanly exit what has become a massive money losing part of the business for them, AND retain the most valuable part of the company...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 2nd, 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By Paul82
Also as a follow up, any suggestions on resale...

Also as a follow up, any suggestions on resale value of my iMac? (Specs in my sig) my guess is $1200, but not all that sure.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 1st, 2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By Paul82
Thanks for the input! I think that pretty...

Thanks for the input!

I think that pretty much decides it in favour of the retina. I just hope they are updated for the launch of Mavericks (seems like a fairly safe bet to me) the only question...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 31st, 2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By Paul82
Switching from an iMac to a MacBook

So I've managed to land a new job in Vancouver and will be relocating there shortly, because of this, and the fact I'll be moving around a bit in the next year while I get settled there (staying with...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 31st, 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,826
Posted By Paul82
I'd agree with you here, which is one of the...

I'd agree with you here, which is one of the things that pisses me off about netflix limiting their newer high(er) bit rate streams to devices and not computers. Though I totally understand the other...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 29th, 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,826
Posted By Paul82
I have to disagree with all the negativity on the...

I have to disagree with all the negativity on the iMac's display for video... it is perfectly fine for watching videos on. I cut the cord (well never actually had a cord) years ago, and if 27" is a...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,013
Posted By Paul82
The iPad isn't strictly capable of making...

The iPad isn't strictly capable of making traditional phone calls.

That said there are lots of VoIP apps out there that let you call a traditional phone line (most charge for this though) I use...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 16th, 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,472
Posted By Paul82
I agree with that rule of thumb for "power users"...

I agree with that rule of thumb for "power users" but I have to say it really depends on what you plan to use if for... for my mothers needs 16GB is plenty of space... for mine 64 feels cramped on my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 16th, 2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
Beta 6 came out last night, it's a tiny update,...

Beta 6 came out last night, it's a tiny update, and the build number is very close to beta 5 seems to only be a small bug fix release... That said I'd bet development is wrapping up, and that the...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 13th, 2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Paul82
As others have mentioned it'll work just fine,...

As others have mentioned it'll work just fine, just a lil slower.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 12th, 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By Paul82
I have to admit that I only occasionally read...

I have to admit that I only occasionally read Globe and Mail content (rarely enough that I wasn't really affected all that much by their recent move to a paywall), but I'd also have to agree that the...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 1st, 2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,549
Posted By Paul82
Dropbox and the like (box.net, skydrive, google...

Dropbox and the like (box.net, skydrive, google drive) are great but totally different services than iCloud.

These are more like the old iDisk in MobileMe, you are right in thinking can easily be...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 29th, 2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By Paul82
Word is that this bug has been fixed in beta 4.

Word is that this bug has been fixed in beta 4.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 13th, 2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By Paul82
Sounds like this bug might be specific to...

Sounds like this bug might be specific to Rogers/Fido... perhaps something in their carrier profile isn't playing nicely with the new beta...

iOS 7 Beta 3 Bug Causing Missed Calls on Rogers/Fido...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 11th, 2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By Paul82
I haven't run into that bug... and I can't...

I haven't run into that bug... and I can't reproduce it... (I had to actually try, as while I'm on my phone ALL the time... I'm almost never actually using it as a phone... it's really more of a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 9th, 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
Still a little early to tell but first...

Still a little early to tell but first impressions of beta 3, lots of bugs fixed, but my battery life seems to have taken a hit, though I can't really be sure of that with less than a day of usage.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 28th, 2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
I've only ever had that issue when loading...

I've only ever had that issue when loading pictures on a windows computer, which I almost never do... as far as I know it has to do with windows (and many other devices/software) ignoring the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 24th, 2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
This has been going on for quite sometime, since...

This has been going on for quite sometime, since at least the iOS 5 beta cycle (though I'm fairly sure it was around before then, though possibly not as popular). There's actually a fairly large...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 24th, 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
Also installed and up and running, seems to be a...

Also installed and up and running, seems to be a pretty big step forward in terms of stability and responsiveness, for me at least.

The bug that was most problematic for me seems to have been...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 24th, 2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,291
Posted By Paul82
I too, would definately take the air if I were a...

I too, would definately take the air if I were a student today, when I was a student size/weight were by far the most important deciding factor in picking a laptop for school as you are lugging it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 24th, 2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
At this point I'd wait for beta 2 to put it on...

At this point I'd wait for beta 2 to put it on the 4 to play around with, only because I'd bet it'll be out this week as it's been 2 weeks since beta 1 came out.

I'd be interested to see the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
Downgrade is pretty simple, though it does...

Downgrade is pretty simple, though it does require doing a fresh install of iOS 6 via DFU mode and then restoring your data from your backup. You can find step by step instructions via google.

As...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 16th, 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
So I caved to temptation, though in this case 3rd...

So I caved to temptation, though in this case 3rd time seems to have been the charm. This time I did it via the update instead of restore process and it seems to be working better in terms of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 14th, 2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,967
Posted By Paul82
I installed it... Twice actually, but ended up...

I installed it... Twice actually, but ended up downgrading back to 6.1.4.

On a fresh install it was working fairly good for a 1st beta, though it is definitely still a first beta and I would not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 13th, 2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Paul82
$80 seems reasonable to me, assuming it is in...

$80 seems reasonable to me, assuming it is in good to mint condition. $40 seems like a low-ball offer to me... unless the screen is cracked/broken.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 10th, 2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,347
Posted By Paul82
It's about what I expected as far as the Mac Pro...

It's about what I expected as far as the Mac Pro goes, I'm happy enough with it, though admittedly I'm not a Mac Pro user, and if I were I'm not the type to be doing lots of upgrades....

The...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 10th, 2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,347
Posted By Paul82
If they do go small form factor, which I think is...

If they do go small form factor, which I think is pretty likely, the only real question is how small they go and thus how much internal expansion is sacrificed. My bet would be a lot... all the while...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 7th, 2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By Paul82
Pretty much all the carriers are moving towards...

Pretty much all the carriers are moving towards "tab" systems, that said as you already have a phone and a contract that is almost up... that really doesn't matter to you.

I'd recommend calling...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 3rd, 2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,629
Posted By Paul82
The I'm a Mac/I'm a PC Ad campaign was...

The I'm a Mac/I'm a PC Ad campaign was discontinued a few years ago. Around the same time the iPhone was launched, and the company dropped "Computer" from the name.(Apple Inc. - Wikipedia, the free...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 3rd, 2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By Paul82
No, you do not want to select this every time you...

No, you do not want to select this every time you sync. It clears all bookmarks/contacts/calendars (whichever is selected) from the device, and replaces them with what is on your computer. The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 2nd, 2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Paul82
I don't have experience with them myself, but all...

I don't have experience with them myself, but all my friends that "experimented" with them quickly switched away... mainly due to crappy coverage here in Ottawa (esp in the suburbs). Can't really...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 2nd, 2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By Paul82
Have you thought about converting from MPEG2 to...

Have you thought about converting from MPEG2 to MPEG4? It will take some processing time to do the encoding, but will result in much smaller file sizes. How small will depend on the tradeoffs you...
Forum: Anything Mac May 30th, 2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Paul82
The wording of what bootcamp is saying isn't...

The wording of what bootcamp is saying isn't entirely correct, as the free space required needs to be contiguous. Your options are either defragment the drive (which can be somewhat difficult and...
Forum: Anything Mac May 29th, 2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By Paul82
I have the same issue on and off with yahoo mail,...

I have the same issue on and off with yahoo mail, I agree with the previous poster, it seems to me it is an issue with the mail server.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 28th, 2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,362
Posted By Paul82
Sounds like its the vantec enclosure that is the...

Sounds like its the vantec enclosure that is the problem based on what you've tried, I have no experience with that brand though so can't help. FWIW I've never had issues booting from various USB...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 23rd, 2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Paul82
It's possible that specific file is in an odd...

It's possible that specific file is in an odd codec inside the avi container, but if VLC can't play it my bet would be on the file being corrupt as in my experience VLC can play almost anything I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 17th, 2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 14,716
Posted By Paul82
Wow, I just opened the site up in firefox to see...

Wow, I just opened the site up in firefox to see what it looks like with all the ads, holy crap does it look bad. Not a huge issue for me personally as I primarily use Safari and Chrome with AdBlock...
Forum: Mac Portables May 11th, 2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Wanted To Buy Fair market value
Views: 1,574
Posted By Paul82
Mac2Sell - Argus, Evaluation, Guide to used Mac,...

Mac2Sell - Argus, Evaluation, Guide to used Mac, iPad, iPhone & iPod - Occasion (http://www.mac2sell.net/)

Is generally pretty good for getting a ballpark figure... hard to really give much more...
Forum: Anything Mac May 10th, 2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,953
Posted By Paul82
Always works very well for me... though generally...

Always works very well for me... though generally my searches are by file and/or application name.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 8th, 2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,288
Posted By Paul82
Find My Friends will work for family and friends...

Find My Friends will work for family and friends that you can preauthorize in advance, and that have iOS devices.

For those without iOS devices, you can use google latitude as it has a web...
Forum: Anything Mac May 1st, 2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,142
Posted By Paul82
I'm also withholding judgement about any rumours...

I'm also withholding judgement about any rumours at this point, that said I'd be surprised if it wasn't off by default on desktops, it strikes me more as a laptop feature as well, and I'm betting it...
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 30th, 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,979
Posted By Paul82
Personally I use a combination of google...

Personally I use a combination of google (picassa) and iCloud. I'd been using picassa for a long time but recently it seems google has been moving to
Integrate it with google+ which has left a...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 22nd, 2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By Paul82
It was probably accidental. My guess would be an...

It was probably accidental. My guess would be an issue with shaws DNS servers, yet another reason you are better off not using your ISPs DNS servers, it's also generally a good idea to set a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 20th, 2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By Paul82
I guess I'm the exception so far as it was bang...

I guess I'm the exception so far as it was bang on for me. (30)

I have to agree with Macfury in that new data is likely being used to improve the model (or is at least planned to be, as that would...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 16th, 2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By Paul82
You can find various BBC world service radio...

You can find various BBC world service radio stations via TuneIn (not technically what you seem to be looking for, but fairly close, maybe even better as the content is designed to be audio only,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 28th, 2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By Paul82
Just an FYI apple gives away SIM cards like candy...

Just an FYI apple gives away SIM cards like candy at their stores, just go in and tell them you got a 5 and need a new sim. You can then transfer your service from your old sim to the new one via...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By Paul82
Anything can be hacked. Though I'm not sure why...

Anything can be hacked. Though I'm not sure why she thinks it was iTunes was... my money would be on her email account...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 13th, 2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,145
Posted By Paul82
It was my go-to reader app as well, via both the...

It was my go-to reader app as well, via both the regular and mobile web interfaces... apparently I was in the minority but I much prefer the simplicity of these layouts for managing my feeds than the...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 27th, 2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,233
Posted By Paul82
I'm one of the ones who only ever has 1 return to...

I'm one of the ones who only ever has 1 return to do so have never had an issue with the web based option as it is actually a better deal for most people, even if you have to do 2 returns.

Also...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 26th, 2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,522
Posted By Paul82
I'd bet the drive needs to be, and is formated...

I'd bet the drive needs to be, and is formated FAT32 (there is no such thing as Win32, at least as far as disk formats are concerned). If not a Mac can format that just fine.

But as I mentioned...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Feb 25th, 2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,178
Posted By Paul82
Bump! ;-)

Bump! ;-)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 22nd, 2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Paul82
I hadn't thought of photo stream but that would...

I hadn't thought of photo stream but that would work very well. Shared photo streams will automatically sync to all you devices that have shared photo streams turned on. (Settings -> photos and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 21st, 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Paul82
If you already have one, email it to yourself,...

If you already have one, email it to yourself, from the email you can save it to the camera roll, and any picture on the camera roll can be used as a wallpaper. Alternatively if it is on a website,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 19th, 2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,372
Posted By Paul82
Never had that issue, does it only happen with...

Never had that issue, does it only happen with one account? Or multiple accounts? Only pop accounts or imap etc?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 14th, 2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By Paul82
Seems like the publicity has already killed this...

Seems like the publicity has already killed this rather hasty and poorly thought out bill...

Canadian driver's licences valid in Florida, after all - World - CBC News...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 11th, 2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Paul82
I'd be mildly interested in seeing if you could...

I'd be mildly interested in seeing if you could figure out who I am, just for shits and giggles, it's not like it's a state secret... I know at one point 12 of the first 20 google results for my name...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 11th, 2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 6,657
Posted By Paul82
My thoughts exactly, they obviously want to have...

My thoughts exactly, they obviously want to have the new pope selected and in place in time for Easter celebrations. My guess is he's already too sick/weak to be able to preform them. There is quite...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 10th, 2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Paul82
I agree, 99% of my usage on my phone is all data...

I agree, 99% of my usage on my phone is all data related, I very rarely if ever actually use it as a "phone" to either talk or text on. Because of this I recently dropped premium caller id and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 6th, 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,119
Posted By Paul82
I have to disagree one a couple points here......

I have to disagree one a couple points here... which wireless carrier has the best coverage varies a LOT from one part of the country to another. In my experience living both out west, and out east...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 5th, 2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,119
Posted By Paul82
Wifi only here, and also tether to the iPhone...

Wifi only here, and also tether to the iPhone when necessary. I'm with fido, great when it works but LTE coverage and reliability still leave something to be desired here in Ottawa. I'd expect this...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 4th, 2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Paul82
Who's Jailbreaking iOS 6.1?

Just curious how many people out there have/plan to jailbreak their iOS devices now that the jailbreak for the iPhone 5 and 6.1 is finally out.

Any advice on reasons to? or not to? I'm having...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 1st, 2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Paul82
I'd add that drag and drop would not be the best...

I'd add that drag and drop would not be the best way to go about it. If possible I'd use migration assistant.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 31st, 2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,714
Posted By Paul82
Far from the end of the world... though like...

Far from the end of the world... though like others I'm shocked they aren't closing more of the locations that are next to each other (an Ottawa location comes to mind) or share a parking lot (a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 30th, 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,934
Posted By Paul82
From what I remember reading it is a problem that...

From what I remember reading it is a problem that can be replicated on pretty much any smartphone, has to do with the small size of the camera modules. Technically I think the term for it is...
Forum: Photography Focus Jan 28th, 2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,993
Posted By Paul82
I strongly recommend Pixelmator, it can do...

I strongly recommend Pixelmator, it can do practically everything Photoshop can, at a fraction the cost.

Pixelmator (http://www.pixelmator.com/)
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 28th, 2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,629
Posted By Paul82
I tend to agree, don't try to change things up...

I tend to agree, don't try to change things up right before an overseas trip. When it comes to data roaming, while yes the blackberry does some compression it's probably more a matter of what the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 25th, 2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,646
Posted By Paul82
I have to disagree, getting the location part...

I have to disagree, getting the location part right is the easy part for a phone. The weather forecasts all come from yahoo weather which in my experience seems to more or less mirror environment...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 22nd, 2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,527
Posted By Paul82
There is a big difference between the 2, that...

There is a big difference between the 2, that said the main reason you should avoid defragging a SDD is that requires a very large number of read/write operations (which are finite for SDD's) while...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 19th, 2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By Paul82
I actually took my old one apart and took the...

I actually took my old one apart and took the hard drive out which is what had been causing the issues I was having with it, it wouldn't boot with the failed hard drive (though it booted fine with no...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 19th, 2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By Paul82
I'm 95% sure the issue is with the TimeCapsule,...

I'm 95% sure the issue is with the TimeCapsule, as other devices work properly when plugged directly into the wall. The thing that has me perplexed is that when I set the ip Manually it works(sort...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 19th, 2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By Paul82
Already have a 2 disk NAS from western digital,...

Already have a 2 disk NAS from western digital, it works... sort of... performance is also an issue with it...

I've been able to get the timecapsule to work by manually specifying the ip address...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 18th, 2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By Paul82
There is no cable modem to reboot, I plug...

There is no cable modem to reboot, I plug directly into the wall. (Building is wired with Ethernet, and ISP equipment is down the hall in the utility closet. I'm pretty sure it's a Cisco managed...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 18th, 2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By Paul82
TimeCapsule Issues

Hi All,

My TimeCapsule has been having some issues lately, was suffering from seemingly randome drive/network disconnects for the last couple weeks, then last night it started performing very...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 17th, 2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By Paul82
Printopia requires a computer to act as a print...

Printopia requires a computer to act as a print server. There are some wifi enabled printers out there that you can print to directly from ios. Apple calls this feature AirPrint but I think HP calls...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 16th, 2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By Paul82
Songza is ok, personally I prefer Tunein Radio,...

Songza is ok, personally I prefer Tunein Radio, you can find practically any online radio station stream on it, and you can see the various bitrates available and pick the best, it even gives you the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 15th, 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By Paul82
I'd mirror what others have said, the streaming...

I'd mirror what others have said, the streaming content is going to be the weakest link in the chain in terms of the sound quality. The quality of the sound output from pretty much any modern...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 14th, 2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Paul82
Gplayer and Anyplayer both have wireless sharing...

Gplayer and Anyplayer both have wireless sharing built into them. Could use one of them to transfer files over. But again will have a problem without decent wifi.... A solution could be to bring your...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 14th, 2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Paul82
There are a number of apps that will share the...

There are a number of apps that will share the files wirelessly via upnp/dlna but you will need to have a decent wifi connection between the two devices which is not always (ever?) the case as most...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Paul82
I agree, while I have accounts with all the major...

I agree, while I have accounts with all the major ones, gmail is by far the best in terms of features and most reliable in my experience.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By Paul82
Unless you've manually set it otherwise the...

Unless you've manually set it otherwise the macpro should be automatically getting an IP address assigned to it from the router via dhcp. I would suspect that the IP address is manually being set on...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 12th, 2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Paul82
My suspicion would be your email provider.......

My suspicion would be your email provider.... simplest way to test is to try another account... seems like you only have one... I'd strongly recommend trying one of the many free providers out...
Forum: Classifieds Jan 8th, 2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,647
Posted By Paul82
My guess would be $25-$50, and even that cheap...

My guess would be $25-$50, and even that cheap you would likely have a hard time finding a buyer...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 8th, 2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Paul82
As far as I know Time Machine backups are...

As far as I know Time Machine backups are definitely not bootable.

I believe all disks will show up with you hold down the option key regardless of if there is actually a bootable OS installed...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 7th, 2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By Paul82
As already mentioned, it is called a USB to...

As already mentioned, it is called a USB to lightning cable, as the new connector on all iOS devices is called lightning (replacement for the old 30 pin dock connector). It has no connection (yet)...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 4th, 2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,143
Posted By Paul82
Yikes! Maybe $5-$10 bucks here, but I stick to...

Yikes! Maybe $5-$10 bucks here, but I stick to apps that are free for the most part. The few apps I do purchase are usually ones with lots of good word of mouth, or that I've tried out free versions...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 4th, 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By Paul82
While I agree that there are benefits to oem...

While I agree that there are benefits to oem cables, all most of my cables are ever used for is charging, so I'm hoping that the aftermarket one I've ordered will be able to handle it.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 4th, 2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By Paul82
I ordered one for $9 (including shipping and...

I ordered one for $9 (including shipping and taxes) from a recent kijiji deal, haven't got it yet but can report back when I do. Seemed like a no brainer when compared to the $20+ apple charges.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 2nd, 2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By Paul82
They can be used for that, or just for having...

They can be used for that, or just for having alternate addresses for other purposes. I have more email addresses than most(I honestly couldn't give you an exact count but it's at least 10 and I'm...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 2nd, 2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By Paul82
Yea I was expecting to see speeds more in line...

Yea I was expecting to see speeds more in line with Atroz's 38 down/22up. As it stands now, 3G with 4/5 bars seems to be slightly faster than
LTE with 1/2 bars. Mt fastest 3G test so far has been...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 2nd, 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By Paul82
I've used personal hotspot quite a few times all...

I've used personal hotspot quite a few times all without minimal issues, though never on my iPhone 3G. And I pretty much exclusively use WiFi.

Bluetooth is just one of the 3 ways personal hotspot...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 1st, 2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By Paul82
LTE Coverage in Ottawa?

So got the iPhone 5, but have a pretty poor signal in downtown Ottawa (1-2 bars max) and speeds that are about the same as 3G (7-10 mbps). In the exact same spot I get 4-5 bars signal strength on 3G...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 1st, 2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Paul82
yup, you can sync, calendars and contacts via...

yup, you can sync, calendars and contacts via itunes from local copies on your mac if you want, but I have to ask, why on earth would you want to... the cloud really does make this sort of thing MUCH...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Paul82
Sold out of the 1TB ones, but just ordered a 2TB.

Sold out of the 1TB ones, but just ordered a 2TB.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 31st, 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Paul82
They've stayed pretty much the same as far as...

They've stayed pretty much the same as far as I've noticed, though glare is not something that annoys me, and I use my 2010 27" in about the worst glare conditions possible, bright backlighting...
Forum: Info Centre Dec 30th, 2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,084
Posted By Paul82
I picked up an otterbox commuter, it's not...

I picked up an otterbox commuter, it's not waterproof but isn't as bulky as a waterproof case would be and provides excellent drop protection. I had the pervious version for the iPhone 4S and was...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 28th, 2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By Paul82
iTunes / App Store download speeds?

Hey all visiting family in Calgary and am having pretty slow downloads from iTunes. Anyone else? Think it's just the high volume with all the new devices people have gotten? Or more likely something...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Dec 27th, 2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,178
Posted By Paul82
Updated Price, iPhone 4S 64 GB factory unlocked.

iPhone 4S 64 gb factory unlocked mint condition. Has been kept in an otterbox commuter case since day one. Includes case and all original accessories in original box. Has valid AppleCare until...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 21st, 2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,818
Posted By Paul82
I have the Otterbox commuter for my 4S, and plan...

I have the Otterbox commuter for my 4S, and plan to get the iPhone 5 version shortly... 5 more days... ;-)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 20th, 2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,502
Posted By Paul82
It isn't quite all, though it is one of the...

It isn't quite all, though it is one of the primary uses. The other being for p2p traffic, (privacy and to bypass the p2p traffic shaping).

I will need to look into Soekris...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 20th, 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,502
Posted By Paul82
One caveat to running the VPN on a router is that...

One caveat to running the VPN on a router is that all of your traffic will then be routed through the VPN. This will likely cause a significant speed hit for all of your devices trying to access the...
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