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Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 30th, 2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,409
Posted By csonni
I like to do Clean Installs every few years. I...

I like to do Clean Installs every few years. I always have found that everything snaps to life a bit more. Never had any issues with a Clean Install. Great way to get rid of orphaned files, etc. And...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 28th, 2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,409
Posted By csonni
Has there been any updates from Apple on the...

Has there been any updates from Apple on the installation issues for some users? I am now creating a Boot Drive with my original Big Sur download. Is there issues with the original download? Just...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 28th, 2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By csonni
Console Crash Reports....Crash

In my updated Big Sur, I've been trying to get the crash logs of a particular app but, every time I click on Crash Reports in Console, it crashes. Clicking on all the others is fine. It just...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 27th, 2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,409
Posted By csonni
I had done the Big Sur update over top of...

I had done the Big Sur update over top of Catalina with no problems. I would think a Clean Install would go the same. I sure would not want to brick my early 2015 MBP for the sake of a Clean Install.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 26th, 2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,409
Posted By csonni
Invalid URL rgray. I removed http://

Invalid URL rgray. I removed http://
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 25th, 2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,409
Posted By csonni
I'm going to create a bootable Big Sur flash...

I'm going to create a bootable Big Sur flash drive for a clean install. I guess there's plenty of instructions on how to do that. Did I read above where someone stated Sierra is the lat download...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 24th, 2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By csonni
I think a Clean Install is in order this weekend....

I think a Clean Install is in order this weekend. Haven't done one since Sierra. Hopefully that will clear things up.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 21st, 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By csonni
I'm now running Big Sur. Contacts have sped up a...

I'm now running Big Sur. Contacts have sped up a bit, but I'm having strange behaviour with it. Groups are being duplicated and most annoying, I attempt to create a new Group and it fails to be...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 19th, 2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By csonni
I just removed my iPhone from its Unicorn Beetle...

I just removed my iPhone from its Unicorn Beetle case and my wife said voice was much better. Are cases known to corrupt a voice that much? I had 4 full bars so it wouldn't be interfering the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 19th, 2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By csonni
I've disabled wifi and even now I'm still being...

I've disabled wifi and even now I'm still being told that my voice is, at times, garbled and cannot be understood. How would I take this up with our Bell provider, as they would probably say that...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 13th, 2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By csonni
I do have Wifi calling enabled but do not use...

I do have Wifi calling enabled but do not use bluetooth for calls. Simply the phone.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 13th, 2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By csonni
iPhone X, iOS 14.2, complaints from hearers

I'm getting rather annoyed with my iPhone X. Quite often, I get someone on the other end complaining that my voice breaks up and they don't fully understand what I am saying. This happens with any...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 27th, 2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By csonni
I'd better update my answer on that..... I'm...

I'd better update my answer on that..... I'm sitting in the living room with the brighter outdoor light hitting the screen. Horrendous to say the least. Every single mark shows.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 4th, 2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By csonni
Nice one, haha.

Nice one, haha.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 3rd, 2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By csonni
Sluggish Contacts

Lately I've been getting beachballs and sluggish performance with Contacts on my Mac. I'm sure I'll be updating to Big Sur this Fall which will most likely take care of it, but, in the meantime, is...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 2nd, 2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By csonni
Only when off.

Only when off.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 2nd, 2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By csonni
MBP Screen and Keyboard Marks

My mid-2015 MBP has marks on the screen that cannot be cleaned off and I'm assuming these are directly from the keyboard. I thought that only the old MacBooks and MBP had issues with that. Does the...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 11th, 2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
Probably just after my search haha. Thank you.

Probably just after my search haha. Thank you.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 11th, 2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
Can't seem to find the MacOS 10.15.2 Combo...

Can't seem to find the MacOS 10.15.2 Combo Updater. I wonder if Apple is late on it or they will not be providing them anymore.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 9th, 2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
Found this on Adobeís site: ď Although...

Found this on Adobeís site:

ď Although upgrading to macOS Catalina with an older version already installed on your computer may allow the app to function in some capacity, you will not be able to...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 9th, 2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
Strange, but Adobe Lightroom 6.1.3 is working...

Strange, but Adobe Lightroom 6.1.3 is working fine on my Mac with Catalina since uninstalling Adobe Appplication Manager. The only thing I see on startup is that my license can't one verified without...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 5th, 2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By csonni
Found in your link..."Yes, solutions and products...

Found in your link..."Yes, solutions and products built to Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 specifications will work with Thunderbolt 3 via an adapter."

Not too crazy about another dongle.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 5th, 2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By csonni
Crazy expensive to say the least. Way over...

Crazy expensive to say the least. Way over priced. And most of the TB 2 Links turn out to be TB 3.
And it looks like real bad reviews on the OWC TB 2 dock with unresolved issues.
I may have to put...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 5th, 2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By csonni
I already have TB to VGA. I just want to reduce...

I already have TB to VGA. I just want to reduce the number of cables coming from my Mac. If I could find an adapter that has one TB and Ethernet, that would suffice.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 5th, 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By csonni
Thunderbolt 2 splitter/Hub

Iím looking for a Thunderbolt 2 splitter and Hub that has another Thunderbolt port, a VGA port and an Ethernet port (for my mid-2015 MBP). Can anyone point me in the right direction. Canít seem to...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 1st, 2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By csonni
My guess is yes. According to this, not online...

My guess is yes.
According to this, not online though. Only in store.

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8646865
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 26th, 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
Been using Bridge for a day and it does...

Been using Bridge for a day and it does keyboarding very well. It's free and not part of any subscription. Tricky finding exactly how and where to download it. I love all the options it has. ...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 25th, 2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
I ended up downloading Adobe Bridge 2020 and that...

I ended up downloading Adobe Bridge 2020 and that seems to do what I want for now. Sorting, applying Keywords, etc.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 25th, 2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
This looks like it has potential. Picktorial. ...

This looks like it has potential. Picktorial.

https://www.picktorial.com/
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 24th, 2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
I suppose the built in Photos app is one,...

I suppose the built in Photos app is one, although it creates it's own database and I want to keep my images sorted in Finder.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 24th, 2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By csonni
digital assets management-Mac & iPad

After getting kicked out of my 32-but version of Lightroom in Catalina, I am now in search for another Digital Assets Management tool. I'd like to find one that has a database that syncs over to my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 18th, 2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By csonni
I'll check into that. Thanks. I also notice...

I'll check into that. Thanks.
I also notice that, unlike the stable Safari in previous iOS versions, Safari lately stalls and sometimes doesn't recognize any taps requiring a quit and restart (not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 7th, 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By csonni
iOS 13 and Safari

Been getting very annoying Safari windows popping up when browsing, such as virus and malware protection, Bell announcements, etc. Never remember having so many of these in pre-iOS 13. Is there some...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By csonni
Yes, it's the passcode to unlock the iPad. ...

Yes, it's the passcode to unlock the iPad.
Thanks for that link. We'll check it out.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By csonni
Issue with activation Lock

My father-in-law has had issue with his iPad that wouldnít accept any passcodes. He tried erasing and restoring it through iTunes, but, in the process, canít get past the ďActivation Lock.Ē I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 8th, 2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By csonni
Catalina and Clamshell Mode

Since upgrading to Catalina last night, I can't seem to close my MBP as before and see it on my external monitor. After closing, I connect power and then the display cable. Anyone know if Catalina...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 5th, 2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By csonni
Strange, but I have now found it, not titled as...

Strange, but I have now found it, not titled as what I had, though. It imported in as the original Voice Memo and not as what I renamed it. I find that strange.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 5th, 2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By csonni
drag & drop in iTunes defunct?

I've always dragged and dropped into iTunes with my audio files. I have an mp3 file that is not wanting to show. When dragging, I get the plus as though it is being added, but nowhere to be found in...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 27th, 2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By csonni
iOS 13 and Hotspot

I must say Iím liking iOS 13. One improvement is connecting my iPad to Hotspot on my iPhone. It connects much more quickly and more reliably, often times. Iíve posted in the past about issues with...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 18th, 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By csonni
Thanks for the input.

Thanks for the input.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 17th, 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By csonni
Mac Security

Just came across a good deal on Intego Mac Internet Security X9 at $29.99 US for 3 years (for today only). Ive never used such security in all my years of using Macs. I'm wondering how many users...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 22nd, 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By csonni
Thanks. I will pass that on.

Thanks. I will pass that on.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 21st, 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By csonni
Apple ID password, multiple devices, 2 Step Verification

Got a buddy who is the IT manager here at our local hospital. There are 30 iPads here and other places across the Province, all on the same Apple account. Someone attempted guessing the Apple ID...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By csonni
Keynote Primary/Secondary Display setting

The settings in Keynote on our iMac have gone much and, for some reason, our secondary display (projector) is acting as our primary display (with the "next" slide, etc.). In Keynote 8, there is no...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 26th, 2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By csonni
All done and all is well. With our slow internet,...

All done and all is well. With our slow internet, doing wifi updates ties up my devices. My Mac sits at home so, updating though iTunes is my best choice. Another thing. Make sure you have wifi...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 26th, 2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By csonni
Corrected. 12.1.4

Corrected. 12.1.4
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 25th, 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By csonni
Ha. Now, when connecting my iPad to iTunes, it is...

Ha. Now, when connecting my iPad to iTunes, it is saying 12.1.4 is available.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 25th, 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By csonni
updating iOS-over wifi and iTunes

I find this strange. iOS 12.2 is out and I see it in Software Update on my iOS devices. When connecting my devices to iTunes on my Mac, only 12.1.3 is showing available for download for my iPad and...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 21st, 2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By csonni
Just as I began a presentation yesterday, I...

Just as I began a presentation yesterday, I started up my MBP and plugged in the VGA adapter. The screen went black. Couldn't bring the screen up. Held the power button to shut down. Restarted only...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 19th, 2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By csonni
After a bit of digging, I found where to "Enable...

After a bit of digging, I found where to "Enable Remotes" on each device. The only thing now is, I'm on a Wi-Fi network which I won't have where I'm doing the presentation. To use the remote, it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 19th, 2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By csonni
Keynote Remote for iOS

It appears as though Keynote Remote is no longer available on the App Store. There are a few others but they rely on a Wi-Fi network. Does anyone know of a Keynote Remote app that will work on...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 6th, 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By csonni
early 2015 MBP- Service Battery

I've been seeing this for the last month or so.
My Apple Care ran out this past November, so, I'm out of luck there.
Found a good YouTube video or the replacement procedure. Makes it look rather...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 24th, 2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By csonni
Just to update....support got back to me and told...

Just to update....support got back to me and told me an update was coming out soon to deal with the matter. Sure enough, it did.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 19th, 2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By csonni
Support just advised me to toggle iCloud Drive on...

Support just advised me to toggle iCloud Drive on and then Voice Memos will show up. Did that and disabled Voice Memos along with everything else. I guess I'm not aware of iCloud Drive and how it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 19th, 2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By csonni
Voice Memos and iCloud

In using iMazing, I can find Voice Memos on my iPhone in the sidebar but not on my iPad. Support told me I must have Voice Memos turned on in iCloud on my iPad. I went into Settings-iCloud-Apps Using...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 7th, 2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
Had a phone outlet in the States install a new...

Had a phone outlet in the States install a new Zagg glass screen protector. It was thinner which the case doesnt affect.
One thing Iíve noticed about the case. When ever squeezing the sides, it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 5th, 2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By csonni
Just before leaving for the States last week, I...

Just before leaving for the States last week, I added on 3 Gigs of data.
Iím shocked at how little data Iíve used on Stateside. I just called Bell Mobility to credit that $40 charge as I still have...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By csonni
When copying the images over o Pixelmator Pro on...

When copying the images over o Pixelmator Pro on my Mac, exporting them defaults to 72 DPI. I must be confused on the MP and DPI thing. I thought they were the same thing.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By csonni
change iPhone camera resolution

Been noticing that all my images coming out of my iPhone Xs are at 72 DPI. How might I increase the resolution to 150 or 300 DPI? Is that not possible? The default is not going to print well. All I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 27th, 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
Just as a heads up, my tempered glass screen...

Just as a heads up, my tempered glass screen protector does not work with the Unicorn Beetle Pro Case. The protector is too thick to where the case slight pushes the protector up a bit at some...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 25th, 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
And now Iím noticing, compared to my iPad, the XS...

And now Iím noticing, compared to my iPad, the XS is way too much on the warm side with Night Shift set to on but not till 10 p.m. Just reset it and now most of the white is back. Must be a bug.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 25th, 2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
There's lots of chatter all over about expecting...

There's lots of chatter all over about expecting better out of an almost $2000 iPhone. I kind of agree.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 25th, 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
I'll make an appointment at an Apple Store to...

I'll make an appointment at an Apple Store to check out some of the other Xs iPhones to see if they shift to blue. Apple even states on one of the sites that one should expect a slight shift in blue...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 25th, 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Been noticing a blue shift as soon as I tilt the...

Been noticing a blue shift as soon as I tilt the phone at any angle. Sounds like itís LG panels. Iíll have to compare it to others. Does it warrant a replacement?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 24th, 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By csonni
The function disappeared in iTunes 12.7 If...

The function disappeared in iTunes 12.7
If you're not on Mojave, you can download the version before.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 24th, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By csonni
Arranging in the iPhone is a joke with some apps....

Arranging in the iPhone is a joke with some apps. The folder will move away everytime I attempt to hover it over to drop it in.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 24th, 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Just found this. Interesting. ...

Just found this. Interesting.


https://appletoolbox.com/2018/09/why-is-my-iphone-xs-xs-max-xr-display-so-dark-and-dim/
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 24th, 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By csonni
Arranging Home Screen

Got all my apps installed on my new iPhone Xs. As most know, unless you have an older version of iTunes (which isn't compatible in Mojave), arranging the Home Screen is no longer an option. Arranging...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
As an update, my Ztylus Lens Case and Unicorn...

As an update, my Ztylus Lens Case and Unicorn Beetle Pro Case both fit fine. I do wonder how theyíd look with the X having a small lens bump. Havenít yet fitted it to my battery case.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
I like it so far. I have it housed in a Unicorn...

I like it so far. I have it housed in a Unicorn Beetle Pro Case with a built in screen protector. I find my display brightness doesnít seem as bright on full. Iíll have to check it without the case.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By csonni
Got my new iPhone Xs yesterday and have been...

Got my new iPhone Xs yesterday and have been trying to use iMazing to transfer apps. It keeps wanting to download them all over again. I have the iPhone connected via USB cable as well.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
There is a $129 Magic Mouse 2 on the way for no...

There is a $129 Magic Mouse 2 on the way for no charge. Ha! We'll see if that even gets here.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 22nd, 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Got tired of waiting. iPhone never showed today...

Got tired of waiting. iPhone never showed today on scheduled delivery. Went to Bell store and bought one of the two 256GB they had come in earlier. Cost me $50 more, but I've got my phone. UPS is a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
After lots of calls....decided to have my...

After lots of calls....decided to have my daughter pick up an XS set aside for me in St. John's before heading home tomorrow.
Apple is issuing a refund.
Here's the catch. After setting all that up,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 17th, 2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By csonni
This is embarrassing to admit, but the issue...

This is embarrassing to admit, but the issue possibly is due to the fact that after a meeting last night, I had placed my BT Magic Mouse into my laptop bag with it turned on. I've turned it off and,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 17th, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By csonni
Iíll check on the prefs when I get back to the...

Iíll check on the prefs when I get back to the MBP.
No, I havenít cleaned the trackpad.
The tracking of the cursor works fine.
If it was a swollen battery issue, wouldnít the USB mouse override...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 17th, 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By csonni
Itís an early 2015 13Ē purchased from Apple as a...

Itís an early 2015 13Ē purchased from Apple as a refurb in early 2016.
I kind of doubt the battery issue as there is no apparent bulging and also, an attached USB mouse doesnít rectify the problem....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 17th, 2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By csonni
MBP Trackpad clicks not registering

Just started this morning out of the blue. Cursor was trying to select all Desktop items. Clicks wouldn't register. Cursor moves fine. Rebooted. Worked fine for a short time and then back to no...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Anyone have as much of a problem as I trying to...

Anyone have as much of a problem as I trying to get an iPhone shipped from Apple through UPS? Apple is looking into sending my 2nd replacement (yes, 2nd) to my originally ordered iPhone XS which...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 16th, 2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By csonni
Strange Mail Draft behaviour

I find this quite strange and can't figure why, after sending some emails, it will end up in my Drafts folder as if it was never sent. And I know it was after checking in the Sent folder and seeing...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
I actually read that one last night. With some...

I actually read that one last night.
With some cases, though, if it's a perfect fit for the X, then I wonder if it will be too tight to fit over the camera lens bump on the XS.
With that Lens Case...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
There's lots of links in regards to the fit....

There's lots of links in regards to the fit. Here's one YouTube link.
I just wanted to hear something with fitting the X case on the XS. The links all make reference to the XS case on the X.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
First preordered iPhone XS from Apple vanished...

First preordered iPhone XS from Apple vanished into thin air. Never arrived. Ordered a 2nd one from an Apple rep on the phone. Was sent Oct 4 (he said overnight haha). Last location...Lachine Quebec....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 9th, 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Preordered my iPhone XS on September 14. Shipped...

Preordered my iPhone XS on September 14. Shipped out on the 18th (apparently). Arrived in Montreal area on September 21 and has been there ever since. Called Apple and a replacement was sent out on...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 3rd, 2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Seems to be a fix for this on the horizon. ...

Seems to be a fix for this on the horizon.

https://www.cnet.com/news/apples-ios-12-1-will-fix-iphone-xs-max-charging-issue/
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 2nd, 2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By csonni
Been watching usage now (in Cellular Data...

Been watching usage now (in Cellular Data Settings) toward the end of my billing cycle just with my iPhone. The MyBell app used up 8mb of data just to check my data usage with Bell. That seems like...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 1st, 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Anyone one having the reported charging issue...

Anyone one having the reported charging issue with the new iPhone XS/XS Max? Apparently, in order to charge with the lightening cable, users are having to wake up and log into their phone, unplug the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 26th, 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By csonni
Data Usage with Hotspot

Since updating to iOS 12, I’m seeing data usage spikes I’ve never seen before, specifically when linking my iPad to my iPhone Hotspot. I had to add data halfway through my month and it looks like it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 26th, 2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
This isn't very good news concerning the new...

This isn't very good news concerning the new iPhones. I'm going from an iPhone 6 to the XS, so I might not notice any difference, but nonetheless, not good news.
...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 25th, 2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By csonni
On the ones that aren't delivered, would you, by...

On the ones that aren't delivered, would you, by chance, be sending from your iPad? At least with texting (green SMS), I find that some messages are undelivered when sent from my iPad and not my...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 24th, 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By csonni
Wow. No responses! Well, simply upgrading to...

Wow. No responses! Well, simply upgrading to Mojave tonight did the trick. Quit All Apps is simply working again.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By csonni
Always have had WiFi assist off and my home...

Always have had WiFi assist off and my home network and WiFi is always strong. Hence the “strange” in my original post.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 23rd, 2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By csonni
iOS tricks

Thought it might be good to start a thread of what ďtricksĒ iOS users make use of that many are unaware of.
I just came across this one day that will help immensely with inserting the cursor to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 21st, 2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By csonni
Over 150MB. Connect to Wifi.

This is strange. JustnselectednUpdate forma bunch of Apps on my iPhone while home and connected to my Wifi network. Several,windows pop up telling me to connect to,wifi as several app updates are...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
Got my Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro in the mail...

Got my Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro in the mail today. First thing I notice, it's labelled for the iPhone X. Second, the openings on the bottom are symmetrical for the iPhone X. I suppose that means a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Not sure why my iPhone Xs in Canada is costing...

Not sure why my iPhone Xs in Canada is costing $440 more than the US price. Tariffs? Surely not just the exchange rate!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Youíd think Iím trying to convince myself of a...

Youíd think Iím trying to convince myself of a good buy, but really, I enjoy reading these reviews.

https://news360.com/article/470607080
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Maybe thereís more to the upgrade than we think....

Maybe thereís more to the upgrade than we think. According to this, itís quite a camera upgrade.


https://daringfireball.net/2018/09/the_iphones_xs
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 19th, 2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
According to Supcase themselves, itís a fit. How...

According to Supcase themselves, itís a fit. How can they be sure until they have an XS in hand?

https://www.supcase.com/apple-iphone-x-unicorn-beetle-pro-full-body-rugged-holster-case
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 19th, 2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Why they would put a smaller mAh battery than...

Why they would put a smaller mAh battery than last yearís X is beyond me. Sure, they say the XS will get a half hour more on a charge, but that couldíve been an hour more if they kept the same...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 19th, 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
When zooming in on my battery case coming (amazon...

When zooming in on my battery case coming (amazon even lists it for the X/XS), it looks like thereís a bit of wiggle room. Might not be with my Supcase.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 19th, 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
Just as a heads up. Hope the ones I ordered fit...

Just as a heads up. Hope the ones I ordered fit okay.

https://www.macrumors.com/2018/09/19/iphone-x-cases-may-not-perfectly-fit-iphone-xs/
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 17th, 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By csonni
So, it sounds like iOS 12 has been officially...

So, it sounds like iOS 12 has been officially released. Both my iPad Pro and iPhone are not showing any update available, so, at this point, I guess I have the latest. Should I delete my beta profile...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 17th, 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
Also just ordered one of these battery cases to...

Also just ordered one of these battery cases to have on hand. Not a bad price.

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B0786WJCC3/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 16th, 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Well that was encouraging on my new purchase!...

Well that was encouraging on my new purchase! Definitely not worth going from the original X of last year, but worth the step up from my 6 bought 4 years ago.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 16th, 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
The status of my order has changed to ďPreparing...

The status of my order has changed to ďPreparing to shipĒ but the delivery date is still October 3. Sooner would be nice.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 14th, 2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
I'm actually rethinking this whole battery case...

I'm actually rethinking this whole battery case thing over. My iPhone 6 battery didn't seem to do too well over the several years. I kept it in the battery case all the time. I think I'll get a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 14th, 2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Wow! Pricey. Just pre-ordered my iPhone XS 256GB...

Wow! Pricey. Just pre-ordered my iPhone XS 256GB Space Grey. Came to over $1800. Never thought I'd pay that much for an iPhone. I'm sure I'll be happy.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,061
Posted By csonni
Battery Case for new iPhone Xs

I sure like the looks of this option. Just need to make sure all cases for the X will fit the Xs:
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
Checked out the size of the iPhone 8 Plus today....

Checked out the size of the iPhone 8 Plus today. If the Xs Max is anything like the size, I would find it too big since I also put my iPhone in a battery case. Too big for the slip in the pocket.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
According to this, other than the weight, the...

According to this, other than the weight, the dimensions are exactly the same as the iPhone X. So, if thatís the case, is it safe to assume that any battery case for the iPhone X will fit the iPhone...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
I wonder at what point battery cases become...

I wonder at what point battery cases become available for the new Xs. I currently use iBlason for my iPhone 6. Been using it for 4 years. Worked flawlessly. iBlason website advertises the case for...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
I totally agree. Figures Apple would do that just...

I totally agree. Figures Apple would do that just to be different. Forces one into 512. Why no SD storage options like so many other phones?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,266
Posted By csonni
So, now that they're all out, before ordering on...

So, now that they're all out, before ordering on September 14, I do need to know one thing. Is the iPhone Xs Max going to have a better camera in any way than the Xs? If not, I'm going for the Xs....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By csonni
When checking for updates, Iím seeing that I have...

When checking for updates, Iím seeing that I have 12.0 but there is no ďbetaĒ stated. With a beta installed, shouldnít it state that?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 11th, 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By csonni
From what I understand, if you have the beta...

From what I understand, if you have the beta profile installed, the actual GM release will be more readily available before release? Do I have that right? And at what point should one delete their...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 10th, 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By csonni
IOS 12, Beta, Golden Master, etc.

I have a beta profile for iOS 12 and had downloaded it. When chekcking for any update, I see that I have 12.0 (no beta mentioned). Is this what is called the Golden Master? Is the GM as good as the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 8th, 2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By csonni
I believe that would only be intended for...

I believe that would only be intended for stand-alone GPS devices.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 8th, 2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By csonni
Thanks for that. I had found it for my iPhone....

Thanks for that. I had found it for my iPhone. For my Watch, I didnít search hard enough. Getting the reading glasses on helped.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 7th, 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By csonni
Apple Watch Remote?

I'm really ticked with Apple right now. I want to use my watch as a remote for iTunes. Can't find the Remote app on my watch and not on the App Store when going through my Watch App on my iPhone. Has...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 4th, 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By csonni
Contacts-iCloud-not on Mac

Added a bunch of Contacts on my iPhone today. Checked Contacts on my Mac when getting home and about a quarter of them actually made it over. All are on iCloud. All the added Contacts are showing up...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 1st, 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By csonni
Iím thinking ahead with the new iPhones coming...

Iím thinking ahead with the new iPhones coming out. Just wondering when the maps for download will be shut down.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 1st, 2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By csonni
Navigon Fresh seems to be only for Navigation...

Navigon Fresh seems to be only for Navigation Devices but not the iPhone or iPad. All map updates and installs are done in-app. And, with Navigon discontinued, I believe any in-app function probably...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 31st, 2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By csonni
I've got the app so that will work well for me. I...

I've got the app so that will work well for me. I do wonder how I'll get the complete maps onto my iPhone. Every new install requires downloading the basic map files and then any State, Province,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 31st, 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By csonni
Discontinued Navigon and new iPhone

As some of you may know, NAVIGON by Garmin has been discontinued since May. I love the app and am disappointed that Garmin chose to take it down. With it no longer available for download, how would I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 16th, 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By csonni
Quit All Apps script not working

Created the script in Automator quite some time ago as well as recently. It stopped working before updating to MacOS 10.13.6.

Recreated it and it still doesn't work. Anyone else having this issue?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 9th, 2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By csonni
DriveDx warnings, Disk Utility fine

Evertime I mount my external 2.5 inch drive in FW enclosure, DriveDx keeps popping up a warning of impending failure for S.M.A.R.T status. Failing Indicators (life span / pre-fail) and Current...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 30th, 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By csonni
He just responded back to me and said that the...

He just responded back to me and said that the Rebuild seems to have worked. Thanks much!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 30th, 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By csonni
No, he hasn't. We can give that a shot. Not sure...

No, he hasn't. We can give that a shot. Not sure why it wouldn't be affecting his Sympatico account, though.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 30th, 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By csonni
me.com account issues

I have a buddy who has used his me.com email account (setup in Mail) for quite some time and has had these ongoing issues:
pdfs not downloading
pdfs opening at times but not others ("unfixable...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 1st, 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By csonni
Ha. I had Googled refurb iPhones Canada and...

Ha. I had Googled refurb iPhones Canada and wrongfully assumed the page I had clicked was Apple Canada. My bad. Strange that Canada won't do reforms when the US will. So, I guess I'm stuck with only...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 28th, 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,162
Posted By csonni
syncing SMS texts and Messages between Mac and Devices

Somehow, when either doing a clean install on my Mac or syncing a new iPhone, I've lost good syncing between my Mac and iPhone. The iPad seems okay. I have set it up correctly with Text Message...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 28th, 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By csonni
Refurbished iPhone 8?

Anyone see any listed on the Apple Store yet? Iím wanting to upgrade from my iPhone 6. The 7 apparently is close to the 8, but Iíd like to get the greatest and latest. Or is the 8 not the greatest?...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 27th, 2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By csonni
Booted into Safe Mode again. The behavior...

Booted into Safe Mode again. The behavior continues in Safe Mode but not at all when logging into another account.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 27th, 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By csonni
So then, what are some of the good apps that will...

So then, what are some of the good apps that will catch them? Since Apps are only purchased through the App Store, how might these worms, etc. get into the apps?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 27th, 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By csonni
Anti-virus, Malware...iPad and iPhone

After reading this, Iím wondering how to protect oneís device, or would this just be a threat for Androids?

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/mobile-bankers-beware-sophisticated-hacks-soar/

Is iOS...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 21st, 2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By csonni
Even on oneís internal SSD? I wonder if thereís a...

Even on oneís internal SSD? I wonder if thereís a fix on the way.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 21st, 2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By csonni
MacOS 10.13.3 Supplemental

I did download the 2GB update but, if it's just to deal with the crash when receiving a message in Telugu, I'd just as soon not update. I can't seem to find any other fixes that come with this...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 20th, 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
Sure enough, OWC tells me it's the older chipset...

Sure enough, OWC tells me it's the older chipset in my enclosure that isn't allowing me to see the 4TB. Looks like I'll have to splurge on an updated one.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 20th, 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
So, could this be the issue I'm dealing with? I...

So, could this be the issue I'm dealing with? I know that there are issues with recognizing volumes larger than 2TB.
I have only formatted these 2 drives with Extended Journalled.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 20th, 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
Wondering now if I should try formatting the...

Wondering now if I should try formatting the drives in exFAT according to advice on this link.

https://forums.developer.apple.com/thread/12623

Might not be a good idea, though, for cloning and...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 19th, 2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
Ok. I manages to repartition by using a different...

Ok. I manages to repartition by using a different volume name. Unfortunately, even a volume slight under 2TB is not allowing all the volumes to mount when enclosed in my OWC enclosure. It only sees...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 19th, 2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
After a bit of investigating, looks like this is...

After a bit of investigating, looks like this is the issue. Bummer. My USB caddy is seeing all the volumes but not my OWC Mercury Elite AL Pro (Firewire). From what I read, that 2TB volume is going...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 19th, 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
Dropped my new WD Blue 4TB HDD into my USB Hard...

Dropped my new WD Blue 4TB HDD into my USB Hard Drive caddy and initialized to Journalled and then partitioned into 3 volumes.
Unmounted it and installed it into my OWC Mercury Elite AL Pro...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 16th, 2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By csonni
Ok. Booted into Safe Mode (although it didn't say...

Ok. Booted into Safe Mode (although it didn't say Safe Mode like usual, but I could tell it was). The delayed Finder issue continued. But, I also created a New User account and, the issue does not...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 13th, 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By csonni
Seems to do it with every app in the saving or...

Seems to do it with every app in the saving or exporting of files....even Pages, Keynote and Numbers. I wouldnít call those 3rd party.
Maybe some other members here can try on their end and see if...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 13th, 2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By csonni
I find this annoyance returning. I don't ever...

I find this annoyance returning. I don't ever remember this on any other Mac. It was instantaneous. When saving or exporting a file in most any App, it will take 8-10 seconds before it actually shows...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 11th, 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,455
Posted By csonni
Updated Time Zones restart

First time ever. Just had a notification pop up saying there were updated time zones available and gave me the option to restart my iPad Pro. Iím running the latest iOS update. Anyone else get this...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By csonni
Quick reply. Hats off to Shirt Pocket! ...

Quick reply. Hats off to Shirt Pocket!

Here's their response:

"We happily copy from HFS+ to APFS or vice versa (and, of course, HFS+ to HFS+ and APFS to APFS)..."
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By csonni
Just did. Thanks for the suggestion.

Just did. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By csonni
I now have (2) 4TB HDD's in hand and will plan a...

I now have (2) 4TB HDD's in hand and will plan a backup strategy. Before formatting, I'm wondering about restoring from a clone on a Journalled formatted drive, back onto an APFS internal drive on my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 9th, 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
None

None
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 9th, 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
Got a couple of 4 TB HDDís and am trying to...

Got a couple of 4 TB HDDís and am trying to figure out the best way to utilize them. I use both Time Machine, SuperDuper for cloning and ChronoSync for backing up. Is there any issues with...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 9th, 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Right on that. Actually, my charges were only 1/4...

Right on that. Actually, my charges were only 1/4 of what was estimated. Total came to $13 go figure.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 9th, 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Well, my new (what appears to be brand new in...

Well, my new (what appears to be brand new in looks, but came in a plain white box with an inspection sticker on it) has arrived. It's not the iPhone 6s, unfortunately, but at least they got the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 7th, 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By csonni
It's there. Believe me. I selected it.

It's there. Believe me. I selected it.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 7th, 2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By csonni
Disable Auto Save

Haven't noticed this at all yet with High Sierra until now. When opening a Pixelmator image and making some changes, closing the window didn't ask if I wanted to save the changes. So far, the Auto...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 6th, 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
That's just it. They were supposed to have sent...

That's just it. They were supposed to have sent me a new one, but didn't.

Mine was 128GB, so there's nothing better in the iPhone 6 range.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 6th, 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Long story short, I ended up getting back my...

Long story short, I ended up getting back my original phone with a new battery as well as a new display (which my old one did not need). The Apple rep just called me and told me he wanted to make...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 5th, 2018, 07:14 AM
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Views: 745
Posted By csonni
Beta Program

Just wondering how many here are signed up as Beta Testers and actually run MacOS, iOS and tvOS on their Macs and devices. Has anyone ran into any major glitches? Do you usually wait for the 2nd or...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 29th, 2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By csonni
With no promise, apparently. Kind of hard to buy...

With no promise, apparently. Kind of hard to buy into a system without that in place. And then, once in place, can it be taken away just as quick? What about Google Assistant? Is that an option, and...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 28th, 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By csonni
Smart Speakers

Checked out the Apple Home Pod but I canít find any reason to jump in even though Iím Apple Integrated. Just simply lacking the features, although good sound. Looks like Sonos has stepped up to the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 25th, 2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By csonni
I love 1Password. Used it for quite some time...

I love 1Password. Used it for quite some time now. It's integrated into the browser for 1-click use, highly encrypted, syncs to other devices, etc.

https://1password.com
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 23rd, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
All I know is that he told me it would be an...

All I know is that he told me it would be an identical iPhone 6. Hmmm. I had better not be anything less than what I sent. I'd be fine with anything more, although less storage on a 6S wouldn't...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 23rd, 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Support just called and said they're making a...

Support just called and said they're making a "one time exception" on this and replacing my iPhone 6 with another identical one (I suppose it's refurbished). I'm not very thrilled at all. They said...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 22nd, 2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Interesting. Came home to find an email from...

Interesting. Came home to find an email from Apple wanting my response right away or the phone would be returned to me without any work being done to it. The correspondence told me that they found...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 22nd, 2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
I realize there is a big demand but all the...

I realize there is a big demand but all the articles I find are mostly in reference to the iPhone 6 Plus. Time will tell I suppose.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 20th, 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
If you read back a bit youíll see I have the...

If you read back a bit youíll see I have the iPhone 6, not the 6 plus.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 20th, 2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
They just received it yesterday. I suppose it...

They just received it yesterday. I suppose it will take another few days to get the battery replaced and another 10 to have it shipped back. Ugh. Wish we had a Apple Service Provider locally.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 17th, 2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Long time for UPS to deliver. It still hasn't...

Long time for UPS to deliver. It still hasn't arrived for repair. No updates in tracking. Hope it comes back a lot quicker.It left here on the 9th.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 15th, 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By csonni
I think you meant ďdo not updateĒ rather than...

I think you meant ďdo not updateĒ rather than ďdonít not update.Ē
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By csonni
External Drive Format

Going through some older bare drives to work with my Sabrent Dual Drive Bay and Time Machine. I'm going to erase and format a drive but now see the APFS options. For TM backups, what is preferable?...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 13th, 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By csonni
BT Headphones way out of sync

Got a set of Marshall Major II headphones and am finding that the audio is way out of sync. It would be fine with music, but, with video, not acceptable. Havenít yet wired them up, but for now, Iím...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 12th, 2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By csonni
Oops. I misread Apple's explanation. It's $3.99 a...

Oops. I misread Apple's explanation. It's $3.99 a month for 200GB of iCloud storage.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 12th, 2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By csonni
I saw that earlier but we really don't want to...

I saw that earlier but we really don't want to add another monthly bill in there. Thanks.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 11th, 2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By csonni
iMazing came to the rescue on this one. I just...

iMazing came to the rescue on this one. I just exported my Contacts and imported them to the other iPad via iMazing. Worked like a charm. Still wondering, though, why the login failure.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 11th, 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By csonni
Apple ID login from another device

My wife and I have decided to share the same Apple ID account to keep our Contacts in sync, so, I backed up her iPad and then logged out of her account. Now, when trying to login in to mine, the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 10th, 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By csonni
C'mon Apple. What's up?

Tried it and, sure enough, I'm in. Not acceptable!

https://www.macworld.com/article/3246634/macs/macos-high-sierra-bug-unlock-app-store-system-preferences.html
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 8th, 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
I did. Had to to connect lightning cable.

I did. Had to to connect lightning cable.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 8th, 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Thanks for the good input. I suppose my battery...

Thanks for the good input. I suppose my battery could have been a bit defective. No way of really knowing. I do like using a battery case as Iíd get 2-3 days before having to charge it. I also like a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 8th, 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Got my return shipping box from Apple today. Off...

Got my return shipping box from Apple today. Off it goes tomorrow. I also got a reply back from i-Blason concerning my inquiry about battery issues from extended use of their cases:

ďWe have...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 7th, 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By csonni
Ha! I think Iíve been way off on this. Iíve been...

Ha! I think Iíve been way off on this. Iíve been using Bluetooth headphones and the click sounds have all been delayed when typing, giving the impression of lagging typing, when, in reality, itís...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 7th, 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Wow. Anyone else with an iPhone 6...I go into...

Wow. Anyone else with an iPhone 6...I go into their Settings/Battery and they still have a good battery. Go figure. Must be my battery case that did my battery in.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 7th, 2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By csonni
Just was thinking that maybe this could be...

Just was thinking that maybe this could be something to do with Meltdown and Spectre.

https://globalnews.ca/news/3947594/intel-meltdown-spectre-security-chip-flaw/
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 7th, 2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Since my I-Blason seems to charge the iPhone...

Since my I-Blason seems to charge the iPhone still, I think Iíll continue to use it but only in the the ďoffĒ mode until I really need it.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 7th, 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Sent a support email to I-Blason about this. I...

Sent a support email to I-Blason about this.
I also read this about Appleís Smart battery case. I believe I-Blason charges in the same fashion.

ďThe Smart Battery Case manages power distribution...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 7th, 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By csonni
Iím starting to think that the lag might be...

Iím starting to think that the lag might be associated with using my Apple Pencil to type. Using my fingers right now works perfectly.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 6th, 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By csonni
Apple ID trouble

Got a message on my iPhone popup about "Trust this computer" which I thought was coming from mine.
Both on my iPhone and MBP this morning, I was asked to enter my Apple ID password and it was...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 6th, 2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Itís got over 400 charge cycles. Iíve kept it in...

Itís got over 400 charge cycles. Iíve kept it in an i-Blason batter case since new. I wonder if that was a negative hit on the internal battery. Does anyone know of any studies done on the impact of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 5th, 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
Both iMazing and CoconutBattery reports my...

Both iMazing and CoconutBattery reports my battery capacity at 38%.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 5th, 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By csonni
Iíll have to take note of those things next time...

Iíll have to take note of those things next time it appears.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 5th, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
As I stated earlier, I might be suspicious as...

As I stated earlier, I might be suspicious as whether or not a new battery will improve performance. Interesting read hereís:

How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing | ZDNet...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 5th, 2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By csonni
It must be the early-2015 model then.

It must be the early-2015 model then.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 4th, 2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
And the list of affected devices grows: ...

And the list of affected devices grows:

https://9to5mac.com/2018/01/04/cpu-bug-iphone-ipad-ipod-apple-tv/
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 4th, 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By csonni
Doesn't disappear on those moves. It started...

Doesn't disappear on those moves. It started about a couple of months ago but is quite random.
I've got the mid-2015 13" MBP with the latest High Sierra (10.13.2).

Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 4th, 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By csonni
Display Abnomoly

This happens on occasion until a reboot. Right now, I've got a very small document icon (looks like a pdf) stuck on my MBP display. It's not clickable or anything...just a very small icon stuck in...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 3rd, 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
I didn't know this: "For Mac users, Apple...

I didn't know this:

"For Mac users, Apple has already addressed the design flaw in macOS 10.13.2, which was released to the public on December 6."
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 2nd, 2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
And now this.......ugh. ...

And now this.......ugh.

https://hothardware.com/news/intel-cpu-bug-kernel-memory-isolation-linux-windows-macos
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 2nd, 2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By csonni
Keyboard Lag, etc.

Seems to have started some time ago. Thereís an incredible lag in my typing, with caps and periods showing up where I didnít put them. Iím on the newest iPad Pro 10.5 inch. Very annoying. Is there a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 2nd, 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,311
Posted By csonni
I use it a lot and also in conjunction with my...

I use it a lot and also in conjunction with my Apple Watch 3.
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