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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 9th, 2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By equisol
All what is missing to this hat is a propeller :D

All what is missing to this hat is a propeller :D
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 12th, 2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By equisol
Update: ran out of room on my DS411J Slim, saw...

Update: ran out of room on my DS411J Slim, saw it coming, so bought a 211 with 2x 3TB drives, they run at 31 C on full load, and the unit is extremely silent. Not to mention the capabilities of...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 12th, 2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By equisol
Bjornbro; never had any issue, and it worked...

Bjornbro;

never had any issue, and it worked flawlessly over the summer in temperatures up to 27 degrees (I do not have air conditioning, because I hate it, but live in the country). The HDDs...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 10th, 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By equisol
Synology DS411J Slim uses 2.5" HDDs. Completely...

Synology DS411J Slim uses 2.5" HDDs. Completely silent, maximum 4TB per unit, but it supports iSCSI. Great solution for Media. Has tons of other features as well.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 24th, 2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,752
Posted By equisol
+1 virtualbox is a great alternative, and the...

+1 virtualbox is a great alternative, and the constant yearly full price upgrade is a gouging IMHO
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 13th, 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,175
Posted By equisol
Looks good, but I do not think that is it, there...

Looks good, but I do not think that is it, there is a detailed article on Macrumors that shows the back of the iPhone 5, mostly aluminum, but top and bottom plastic for the antennas. But the pics...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 13th, 2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,175
Posted By equisol
+ 1, if there would not be any progress, we...

+ 1, if there would not be any progress, we still would be driving Model T's and they would all be black. And we would not have any iPhones to bitch about the connector.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 13th, 2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,175
Posted By equisol
Double post, sorry

Double post, sorry
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 1st, 2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,727
Posted By equisol
krs, how long ago did you download, being a...

krs, how long ago did you download, being a large file > 4GB it takes a while, you can see a progress bar in the Lauchpad, there will be a Mountain Lion icon with a progress bar in it.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 1st, 2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,727
Posted By equisol
the file name is: "Install OS X Mountain...

the file name is: "Install OS X Mountain Lion.app"
make a copy of it as the installer deletes it after install.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 31st, 2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By equisol
neat! could you let me know what amp it is that...

neat! could you let me know what amp it is that "sleeps". Thanks
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 30th, 2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,828
Posted By equisol
only displays boxes and no info for the...

only displays boxes and no info for the processes, everything else works though.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 30th, 2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By equisol
r wsm :)

r wsm :)
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 30th, 2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,828
Posted By equisol
Widgets

iStat pro (and nano) does not display the processes anymore.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 30th, 2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,727
Posted By equisol
Apps that do not work with ML

iStat pro (and nano) does not display the processes anymore.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,727
Posted By equisol
Using Safari 6. All links work fine

Using Safari 6. All links work fine
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 25th, 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,727
Posted By equisol
Here: ...

Here:

http://lifehacker.com/5928780/how-to-burn-os-x-mountain-lion-to-a-dvd-or-usb-flash-drive

Google is your friend
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 26th, 2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,834
Posted By equisol
+ 1, and the Synology Diskstation has a Cloud...

+ 1, and the Synology Diskstation has a Cloud Station, and other very useful features.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 15th, 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,075
Posted By equisol
This is a deja vu, someone once said that 512 is...

This is a deja vu, someone once said that 512 is more than anyone would ever be able to use, and that was less than 20 years ago. 16GB will be nothing in 10 years.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 11th, 2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,552
Posted By equisol
The Apple store is down for updates, looks like...

The Apple store is down for updates, looks like new models coming out.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 8th, 2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By equisol
Thanks for the tips, yes, the downloads folder...

Thanks for the tips, yes, the downloads folder with in the private section
All works well now.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 7th, 2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By equisol
Finder does not find

Something strange is happening with finder and Spotlight.
I downloaded a file using Cyberduck from my Home Server, so far so good. When I used Spotlight to find it, it would not, when I use the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 7th, 2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By equisol
Cubamark; have you tried to run Applejack? ...

Cubamark;

have you tried to run Applejack? it will clear up a lot of problems. Just a suggestion
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 6th, 2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By equisol
Cubamark; have the same 2008 MacBook (non...

Cubamark;

have the same 2008 MacBook (non pro), best one all around for accessibility to battery and HDD. Anyway, it take less than a second for the App folder to open and list the apps. IMHO I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 6th, 2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By equisol
There is also OnLive Desktop (available from the...

There is also OnLive Desktop (available from the US iTunes store) full office suite
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 28th, 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By equisol
WOW, nice piece of equipment, exactly what I was...

WOW, nice piece of equipment, exactly what I was looking for, bonus for putting keys and spare change. So in the morning before the caffeine kicks in your cannot forget the essentials :) getting...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 24th, 2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,798
Posted By equisol
Punch! Home & Landscape Design Studio

Punch! Home & Landscape Design Studio
Forum: Anything Mac May 24th, 2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By equisol
Try NetSpot (available from the App Store) and it...

Try NetSpot (available from the App Store) and it will indicate what signal you get where.
I had a similar problem, and resolved it by putting the AEBS on its side to change the internal antenna...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 27th, 2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By equisol
+ 1 or more, it is a NO NO from a security...

+ 1 or more, it is a NO NO from a security aspect to let anyone into your bank account. Mint asks for you to hand them your bank password.

Use iBank instead, it works great.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 3rd, 2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By equisol
Just bought the Canon MX882 a month ago, great...

Just bought the Canon MX882 a month ago, great Multi function wireless printer, prints and scan double sided as well. Yes, double sided scanning up to 30 sheets, and all that wireless. Was breeze...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 21st, 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,800
Posted By equisol
Any reason why you would not use Parallels or any...

Any reason why you would not use Parallels or any other virtual machine. There is a free one, VirtualBox as well.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 17th, 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,608
Posted By equisol
Yes they do, not much but they absorb the signal....

Yes they do, not much but they absorb the signal. And it is worse when they are wet just after the rain. And it depends on the type of tree.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 17th, 2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,800
Posted By equisol
+1, the OWC SSD drives are the best IMHO, the...

+1, the OWC SSD drives are the best IMHO, the hybrids not so much improvement and noisy. I would suggest a small SSD as the primary and a data doubler larger drive for the data replacing the DVD...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 16th, 2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,625
Posted By equisol
What's next? Cougar ? ......then the OS...

What's next?

Cougar ? ......then the OS with show its age :D
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 16th, 2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By equisol
I have an SSD in my MacBook but still have a...

I have an SSD in my MacBook but still have a clone and TM backups. SSD are not guaranteed against failure, less prone to it maybe, but not guaranteed. Better safe than sorry.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 16th, 2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By equisol
+1 A weekly clone and regular TM backups are...

+1
A weekly clone and regular TM backups are the best way IMHO. If your internal drives goes the way of the Dodo, boot from the clone and restore the missing data from the TM backup, you should be...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 14th, 2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By equisol
It would if the app is still on your device. ...

It would if the app is still on your device. Delete the app from the device, and it should disappear.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 13th, 2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,245
Posted By equisol
+1

+1
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 8th, 2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,258
Posted By equisol
To all those IOS bashers: IF YOU DO NOT LIKE IT...

To all those IOS bashers: IF YOU DO NOT LIKE IT BUY SOMETHING ELSE XX)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 8th, 2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,557
Posted By equisol
I have also Splashtop Streamer, Cost a couple of...

I have also Splashtop Streamer, Cost a couple of bucks but works flawlessly.
And it has more than one function.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 7th, 2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,557
Posted By equisol
Xdisplay works fine. Been using it for a month...

Xdisplay works fine. Been using it for a month now, nd no issues.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 5th, 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,706
Posted By equisol
Just tried with 9.0.4, no such message, MB...

Just tried with 9.0.4, no such message, MB aluminium unibody early 2009 (NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256 MB graphics)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 5th, 2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,594
Posted By equisol
better safe than sorry, 3 backups as well, one...

better safe than sorry, 3 backups as well, one TM local, one using 'Synk' and one weekly off site. Can sleep safe and sound at night.

Lion, well, it works, end of story. Love the natural...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 24th, 2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,123
Posted By equisol
Hope it is not contagious as the name indicates,...

Hope it is not contagious as the name indicates, if it is we are all doomed :)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,069
Posted By equisol
sorry for the spelling mistake. I meant: Try to...

sorry for the spelling mistake. I meant: Try to provide an external power to the drive.
What Samsung drive do you have? I am not aware of a 400GB Samsung HDD.

The Samsung 2.5" drives get the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By equisol
you are right, I miss-read and miss understood...

you are right, I miss-read and miss understood the question.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By equisol
Open port 548 on your router, then from Finder...

Open port 548 on your router, then from Finder select GO, enter your external IP address and it will connect back to your drive. But you must set file sharing up on the Airport Extreme and protect...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By equisol
Thanks folks, it has helped.

Thanks folks, it has helped.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,069
Posted By equisol
Fuji asked if it is self powered. This could be...

Fuji asked if it is self powered. This could be your issue. If it is a 2.5" drive, the output from the Airport Extreme may not be high enough to power the drive, it may spin up, but may not get...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By equisol
Port scanner

Does anyone know about a good port scanner for the Mac. There are sites that will confirm that a specific port is open, but I am looking for a port scanning tool (GUI based) to see what ports are...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,069
Posted By equisol
+1 on the manure. I have not encountered one...

+1 on the manure. I have not encountered one drive that could not be accessed on the AEBS. You can even access it using afp over the internet. But it must be formatted properly first.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 13th, 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By equisol
The 3GS uses a SIM, the micro sim was introduced...

The 3GS uses a SIM, the micro sim was introduced with the 4.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 20th, 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,730
Posted By equisol
I tend to agree with you, Chas_m, it looks like a...

I tend to agree with you, Chas_m, it looks like a self inflicted problem, because the majority of the people are happy with the speed of Lion. As Haysek is also mentioning it could be some legacy...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 18th, 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,730
Posted By equisol
So, the common factor I thought is not the...

So, the common factor I thought is not the upgrade from SL to Lion. I stand corrected.
There must be a common factor that some people are experiencing a slow Lion. It is either a problem with Disk...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 16th, 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By equisol
I mean remove the iTunes configuration files,...

I mean remove the iTunes configuration files, because they may be corrupt as well
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 16th, 2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By equisol
Do not forget to take out all the files...

Do not forget to take out all the files associated with iTnes, they are in your Library folder
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 16th, 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,730
Posted By equisol
+ 1, it is a Lion with the speed of a Cheetah,...

+ 1, it is a Lion with the speed of a Cheetah, IMHO one factor appears common, the upgrade from Leopard to Lion appears to be the common cause. It may leave old indices in there and other stuff. I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 15th, 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,112
Posted By equisol
Nope, just upgraded iTunes, but did not see...

Nope, just upgraded iTunes, but did not see anything. The update details mentioned iTunes Match, but it is nowhere to be seen. And yes, I am using Lion.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 14th, 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,859
Posted By equisol
Yes, YMMV. I forgot to mention that I belong to...

Yes, YMMV. I forgot to mention that I belong to the 'old farts club' for a while and count my age in decades and not in years :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 14th, 2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,859
Posted By equisol
I would agree with you if you mean iPad, the...

I would agree with you if you mean iPad, the iPhone is too small in my opinion, watching a TV show or movie on an iPhone is a strain on the eyes. On and iPad, not so bad. I can see a max-iPad, i.e....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 7th, 2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By equisol
Using this app as well, but do not get any sound...

Using this app as well, but do not get any sound out of my iPad. Can see the video all right, but no sound. Has anyone resolved this problem? (maybe the guy behind the keyboard) :D
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 7th, 2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By equisol
Just confirming that it import the notes. I use...

Just confirming that it import the notes. I use it all the time to do presentations, and it also has a built in laser pointer. i.e. you point with your finger on the screen and it changes it to a...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 5th, 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,656
Posted By equisol
macjanitor does not work on Lion, but if you are...

macjanitor does not work on Lion, but if you are on SL it will be OK. An alternative would be Onyx
Application compatibility check can be done at this site:
App Compatibility Table - RoaringApps...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 24th, 2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By equisol
I think the meant " I'm now using Safari...

I think the meant " I'm now using Safari "
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 24th, 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,337
Posted By equisol
The rules and accountability of the Feds. How...

The rules and accountability of the Feds. How many empty boxes are delivered on 31 March, cannot even count them.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 24th, 2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,337
Posted By equisol
Reminds me f the book: Animal Farm, the pigs...

Reminds me f the book: Animal Farm, the pigs always reap in the profits
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 23rd, 2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By equisol
The circle with the line on it will disappear...

The circle with the line on it will disappear when you run the application for the first time, and agree to run the application after the warning message that you downloaded it form the internet. ...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 13th, 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By equisol
It requires Wisdom To understand Wisdom. ...

It requires Wisdom
To understand Wisdom.
Walter Lippmann
:lmao:

Just go to the local Apple store, they will either give you one or sell it to you for a buck or two. If you go to AT&T they will...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 13th, 2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,097
Posted By equisol
First question, is the such a person as a "Tech"...

First question, is the such a person as a "Tech" at Future Shop :confused: :)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 12th, 2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,013
Posted By equisol
Mira is your friend: Apple Remote Control...

Mira is your friend: Apple Remote Control Solutions and more - Twisted Melon : Fine Mac OS Software (http://twistedmelon.com/mira/)

you can use the apple remote to control about any software...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 11th, 2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By equisol
did you sync your phone? look in iPhoto if they...

did you sync your phone? look in iPhoto if they are there. I may have synched up and deleted the one on your iPhone. Then look at your settings to keep them on the device
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 11th, 2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,435
Posted By equisol
seven minutes total

seven minutes total
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 10th, 2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,435
Posted By equisol
Smaller only if updated via over the air update,...

Smaller only if updated via over the air update, regular size if connected via usb to computer.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 9th, 2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,767
Posted By equisol
Same problem as with duplicate contacts IMHO. ...

Same problem as with duplicate contacts IMHO. Look at the following thread. it is an Either/Or situation. Either synch with the cloud or with iTunes, but not both.
...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By equisol
Set up MAC address filtering to secure your...

Set up MAC address filtering to secure your network a bit, and then fixed IP addresses, and disable DHCP. It will not keep the hackers out, but the majority of opportunists.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 3rd, 2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 892
Posted By equisol
you need to enter the following command from a...

you need to enter the following command from a Terminal window, for Time Machine to recognize a Network drive:

sudo defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 3rd, 2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,945
Posted By equisol
Well, then 43 people out of 1384 are right and...

Well, then 43 people out of 1384 are right and the rest is wrong according to you.
This app has a 5 star rating from 1106 people that are nincompoops.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 2nd, 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,945
Posted By equisol
Have you tried 'FreeMemory', a free app on the...

Have you tried 'FreeMemory', a free app on the app store. Really frees up memory, and its free
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 2nd, 2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
To soon old, to late smart. With a Newfie...

To soon old, to late smart. With a Newfie accent please ;)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 31st, 2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By equisol
Look who is talking: the man without signature :)...

Look who is talking: the man without signature :) Incognito, eh
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 31st, 2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By equisol
Tilt; I followed the instructions, and had a...

Tilt;

I followed the instructions, and had a bootable external drive, clean install. Then used the migration assistant, and transferred only the apps I wanted to, and the files (which I keep in a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 31st, 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By equisol
Follow these instructions: How To Install...

Follow these instructions:

How To Install OSX Lion On An External Drive To Test It Out [Mac] (http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-osx-lion-external-drive-test-mac/)

it works
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 28th, 2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By equisol
Advanced Tab, under Airport you will see a list...

Advanced Tab, under Airport you will see a list of networks, select yours and delete it, then recreate it.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 28th, 2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,008
Posted By equisol
netfone.ca great service, features and price.

netfone.ca great service, features and price.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 28th, 2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By equisol
Try to use the 'forget this network' button, and...

Try to use the 'forget this network' button, and re-install the network, usually works
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 28th, 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,008
Posted By equisol
Get a VOIP number, there are plans out there...

Get a VOIP number, there are plans out there starting at $10/month in Canada, and $13 for unlimited long distance, and then FRING is your buddy, get incoming calls.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 21st, 2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,174
Posted By equisol
No need for that, it is already there, disable...

No need for that, it is already there, disable iCloud sync on your iPhone, under the 'Info' tab, advanced, select "Replace information on this iPhone". and it will replace all you contacts on the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 20th, 2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,174
Posted By equisol
Had the same problem, I think the issue is when...

Had the same problem, I think the issue is when you sync via the cloud AND directly to itunes, this creates duplicates, not only in contacts, but in calendar entries. There is the option under the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Have an older power PC based mac Mini, will give...

Have an older power PC based mac Mini, will give it a whirl. The only problem is that there are only 2 usb ports, but will add a usb hub to it. Will see how mounting drives and shares will work.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Thanks CanadaRam, agree, this may be the best...

Thanks CanadaRam, agree, this may be the best solution, and it could run unattended jobs as well.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
because I would like it to have addressable via...

because I would like it to have addressable via an IP address.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Mgertin, 'kinda', i.e. a NAS with a twist. I...

Mgertin, 'kinda', i.e. a NAS with a twist. I have 4 external drives of different capacity, and have them for different purposes, such as one for media, the other for my customer information, a...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Thumbs up That is called SERVICE in big letters.

That is called SERVICE in big letters.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Just returned the Vertex 3 that was DOA. Was...

Just returned the Vertex 3 that was DOA. Was never recognized by OSX, or Windows. Am going to try the OWC from MacDoc. And from what I read, should have done so in the forst place.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Nothing wrong with the hybrid drive, very fast...

Nothing wrong with the hybrid drive, very fast and snappy, but being a 7200 RPM drive, it vibrates a bit, and emits noise. OK if you are in a working environment, but annoying when you work from home...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,401
Posted By equisol
Keebler, I am with you on that one. ...

Keebler, I am with you on that one. Unfortunately, people have less and less standards, and respect these days. The golden Rule I have learned is: do unto other what you want hem to do to you. ...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,401
Posted By equisol
It is your choice to spend whatever you want and...

It is your choice to spend whatever you want and how much you want on Robbers, and get screwed in the process. But let other people fight their battle without falling in their back.
Keebler is 100%...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 16th, 2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,548
Posted By equisol
Kubota vs. Massey, IMHO Massey all the way. And...

Kubota vs. Massey, IMHO Massey all the way. And make sure not to buy hydrostatic, in the long run, the minute you have to bring it into the shop and it is hydrostatic, there goes 1,500, and that is...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By equisol
Having looked at all the other threads, one...

Having looked at all the other threads, one common problem is 10.5.8.
I would suggest to upgrade to 10.6.n
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By equisol
OK, but what is your environment? What computer...

OK, but what is your environment? What computer do you have? what Router? This would help to diagnose the problem
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By equisol
+1 . sorry + 99999999.... Bell is hell,...

+1 . sorry + 99999999....

Bell is hell, Rogers are Robbers.

Telus is decent. Less hassle and problems, better service overall and better customer support.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By equisol
Lily18; one more thing, could you check your...

Lily18;

one more thing, could you check your WI-FI settings on your computer.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By equisol
Lilly18; what model iPhone do you have ?

Lilly18;

what model iPhone do you have ?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By equisol
More confusion :) it works, it doesn't :)...

More confusion :) it works, it doesn't :) :confused:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By equisol
not sure, but that is what happened to me, on...

not sure, but that is what happened to me, on machine on Lion, no problem, sync over wifi, another machine on SL and same issue as you, I am guessing that this could be the issue. Have not looked...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,704
Posted By equisol
Are you running Lion or SL

Are you running Lion or SL
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 15th, 2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Screature; thanks, I sent a PM to MacDoc. I...

Screature;

thanks, I sent a PM to MacDoc. I am 100% for buying North American products, and from Canadians if possible.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Managing files, the Cloud, my friend, the Cloud...

Managing files, the Cloud, my friend, the Cloud :)

the 500XT is great, but not so much in a laptop, the high rpm and the noise are a bit annoying.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,201
Posted By equisol
Same here, nothing but DOAs. Will try an OWC...

Same here, nothing but DOAs. Will try an OWC next.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,632
Posted By equisol
Easy, create another page at the end, and dump...

Easy, create another page at the end, and dump all the unwanted apps in there. May they rest in peace in the last page.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,038
Posted By equisol
OK, after 7th try it took and found the update, ...

OK, after 7th try it took and found the update, everybody else must be doing the same. Performing download only, can anyone tell me where the download will end up ?

Thanks
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,038
Posted By equisol
Still getting the message that 4.3.5 is the up to...

Still getting the message that 4.3.5 is the up to date version both on my iPad2 and iPhone 3GS.
Itunes updated to 10.5.
Any special requirements?
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 10th, 2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,383
Posted By equisol
Use AppleJack, it is free and does the job.

Use AppleJack, it is free and does the job.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 5th, 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,667
Posted By equisol
Yes, if the guys from Quebec would speak French...

Yes, if the guys from Quebec would speak French it would be easy, but they do not, it is Quebecois, completely different. 'Vas changer les spark plugs et les wipers' now how would SIRI translate...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 23rd, 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By equisol
just confirming, this method works with a 3GS

just confirming, this method works with a 3GS
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,168
Posted By equisol
MacCrazy; if you get good signal anywhere...

MacCrazy;

if you get good signal anywhere else, the Rogers guys are feeding you a load of crap. The first thing they will do is blame it on the iPhone, where it could be their tower that is...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 1st, 2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,801
Posted By equisol
I tend to agree with you. They may want to...

I tend to agree with you. They may want to 'flood' the market and take a hit on the retail price. But it could be like the Gillette marketing model, give away the razor and make money on the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 1st, 2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,425
Posted By equisol
DempsyMac; well congrats. Back and all in...

DempsyMac;

well congrats. Back and all in one piece. Welcome to the world of helicopters, on in this case to quad copters. Helis are fun to fly. The bigger ones, like the Align T-Rex are not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 28th, 2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,425
Posted By equisol
I HIGHLY recommend that you order some of the...

I HIGHLY recommend that you order some of the 5.99 Double sided tape for the inside hull rings. Mine broke on the first day....but that was due to the cat pushing it into the wall.

Yeah right, ...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 22nd, 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,720
Posted By equisol
I disagree, when I push a book away from me or a...

I disagree, when I push a book away from me or a piece of paper, I do not pull it towards me, but push it away. Logic, and already applied to the iPhone, Ipod, and iPad. Makes sense. But there...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 15th, 2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,240
Posted By equisol
Reverting back, no way, I used to have 4 spaces...

Reverting back, no way, I used to have 4 spaces open at all times, with an average of 3 - 4 apps in each, well, mission control is simper, more efficient and the rest of Lion just plain works. Had...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 27th, 2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,044
Posted By equisol
+1 Keep It Simple, works best

+1 Keep It Simple, works best
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 20th, 2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 38,072
Posted By equisol
And it really is only 2.90, as you can install on...

And it really is only 2.90, as you can install on out to 10 computers. Beats the heck out of Microsoft at 200. per install for the student edition.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 20th, 2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,988
Posted By equisol
I have to agree with Andrew, optical is dead for...

I have to agree with Andrew, optical is dead for computers, maybe not for entertaiment, but even there they are on life support, they will go the same way the 8" floppy, the 5 1/4" and finally the 3...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 15th, 2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By equisol
I have a similar setup minus the metal shed. I...

I have a similar setup minus the metal shed. I had AE dropping occasionally until I did two things:
1. changed the channel
2. put the AEs (3 of them in different locations throughout the house)...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 10th, 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By equisol
Lots of info in this thread: ...

Lots of info in this thread: https://www.ehmac.ca/all-ios-iphone-ipad-ipod-touch-apple-tv-itunes/95742-travelling-ipad.html

Search is your best friend :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 10th, 2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By equisol
No need to get nasty.

No need to get nasty.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 8th, 2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By equisol
I know France well, as that is where I came from...

I know France well, as that is where I came from 30 years ago. But in general, everything is more expensive in France than here. Yes, infrastructure is a factor, but not that much, as an example...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 7th, 2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By equisol
I sympathize with you. I am counting the days as...

I sympathize with you. I am counting the days as well to get away, far far far away from Rogers (Robbers).
And I cannot wait until there is some real competition coming to Canada. I am usually...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 5th, 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,228
Posted By equisol
Any Wallgreens will have them.

Any Wallgreens will have them.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 4th, 2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,228
Posted By equisol
NAV-FREE US and Canada

NAV-FREE US and Canada
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 4th, 2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By equisol
Password Manager

How about Keychain Access. I store all my passwords, account numbers, etc. in there in individual Notes. Works great, and it is free.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 6th, 2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,292
Posted By equisol
+1 some people see and enjoy a nice blue...

+1

some people see and enjoy a nice blue sky, other are perpetually looking for the one small cloud that will never cast a shadow on them.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 20th, 2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,168
Posted By equisol
Just do not hold your breath, you would run out...

Just do not hold your breath, you would run out of air before they call you.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 19th, 2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,141
Posted By equisol
If you do not mind paying $ 59, Xilisoft has an...

If you do not mind paying $ 59, Xilisoft has an excellent software that will merge and convert in one pass.

Xilisoft Video Converter, iPad, iPod video converter, AVI to DVD...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 18th, 2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,168
Posted By equisol
Although I switched to Telus for my iPad, and get...

Although I switched to Telus for my iPad, and get great service and good speed anywhere downtown and out in the boonies, I am still stuck with the abominable service when I use my iPhone.
There must...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 12th, 2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,310
Posted By equisol
It works as well on Fring.

It works as well on Fring.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 12th, 2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,180
Posted By equisol
ROBBERS landed a major contract with the Feds...

ROBBERS landed a major contract with the Feds last month, and do not care anymore about the individuals. The best plan is the Telus flex plan. And to hell with Rogers
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 7th, 2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,168
Posted By equisol
Or cancel the service and switch to Telus, that...

Or cancel the service and switch to Telus, that is more efficient as:
1. You will get immediatelly better speed,
2. It will hurt their bottom line, and they may react a bit faster, because they do...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 1st, 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,168
Posted By equisol
The bad service from Rogers is a standard to...

The bad service from Rogers is a standard to them. That is why I signed with Telus for my iPad. I work downtown as well, and get the same crappy results when I use Rogers over the iPhone, and great...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 29th, 2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By equisol
Have been using ROHOS for the past year, on one...

Have been using ROHOS for the past year, on one Mac with a key, and on the MacBook with buetooth (i.e. iphone in proximity), both work as described.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 29th, 2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By equisol
Have been using ROHOS for the past year, on one...

Have been using ROHOS for the past year, on one Mac with a key, and on the MacBook with buetooth (i.e. iphone in proximity), both work as described.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 25th, 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By equisol
No idea today, have just gotten off the phone...

No idea today, have just gotten off the phone with Robbers and as usual, they are the worst company to deal with. I have iphone plans and a separate 6GB plan that I use on one of the phone. Asked...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,839
Posted By equisol
"Not Voting" is fine. I have not seen a "Do not...

"Not Voting" is fine. I have not seen a "Do not care" option at any voting station. If you do not care, just Do Not Vote.
The "do not care" is a bit half turned on, or a maybe, neither yes or no,...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 8th, 2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,655
Posted By equisol
Emotionally attached, I do not know, do I like to...

Emotionally attached, I do not know, do I like to use my Macs, iPhone and iPad, for sure.
When it goes to emotions, I know that I hated to use Windows, and that was a strong emotion. Now I am happy...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 3rd, 2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,501
Posted By equisol
see the answer to my same question: ...

see the answer to my same question: https://www.ehmac.ca/all-ios-iphone-ipad-ipod-touch-apple-tv-itunes/93156-ipad-2-event-today-details-availability-pricing-reaction-25.html#post1066366

Looks...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 3rd, 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,411
Posted By equisol
Lets face it IMHO physical interfaces are of the...

Lets face it IMHO physical interfaces are of the past. Using these is not much more advanced than the infamous 'sneakernet' of the days gone by. We migrated from 'sneakernet' with floppies, to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 3rd, 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,411
Posted By equisol
removed due to duplicate. Problem with slow...

removed due to duplicate. Problem with slow Rogers connection
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 3rd, 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,411
Posted By equisol
I agree, the iPad has a dock, and all...

I agree, the iPad has a dock, and all peripherals could be attached to it. I would love a simple dock for my Macbook instead of connecting a plethora of individual USB, Firewire, power connectors,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 2nd, 2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 24,561
Posted By equisol
Carrier selection

What bothers me on the Apple site is the following:

" So while you don’t have to activate 3G service right away, you should choose your iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G according to the carrier you prefer....
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 18th, 2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,407
Posted By equisol
I have given up on the bad service from UPS and...

I have given up on the bad service from UPS and request FEDEX instead.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 17th, 2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By equisol
Here is an article about it: Apple to Use...

Here is an article about it:

Apple to Use Liquidmetal?s Technology in its MacBook Pro (AAPL, LQMT) | Tech24...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 17th, 2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,245
Posted By equisol
Steve is still here with us and still contributes...

Steve is still here with us and still contributes to the legacy of Apple. Lets not join in with these rumors but support his endeavors
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 17th, 2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By equisol
Synk from Decimus

Synk from Decimus
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 30th, 2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,242
Posted By equisol
Mint looks like a good program, but you have to...

Mint looks like a good program, but you have to give them (a third party) access to your accounts, and the master account password. I would not trust anyone with this password. Rule # 1 is NEVER to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 25th, 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,775
Posted By equisol
I Agree, $ 130 is not cheap, but compared to the...

I Agree, $ 130 is not cheap, but compared to the other products, it is half the price. And it works accordingly. It is made for cars. If you need full house coverage, then you will need to dish...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 25th, 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,775
Posted By equisol
KRS; to your previous question, I have tried...

KRS;

to your previous question, I have tried the Wilson car booster, and returned it as it did not work, with the exception of being 'tethered' to 2 feet. Then I spent the bucks and got what I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 24th, 2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,130
Posted By equisol
Logically, the 2.5" drives should be more...

Logically, the 2.5" drives should be more reliable. They have been made for laptops and the abuse related to them. In addition, they are smaller and therefore there would be less kinetic energy...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 24th, 2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,775
Posted By equisol
Great product, but... it is made for a car, and...

Great product, but... it is made for a car, and has a range of approx 2 feet. If you can live with leaving your cell next to it, it will work fine, but do not expect to walk around the house. Other...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 21st, 2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,775
Posted By equisol
The Zboost (WI-EX) 510 is an excellent unit. But...

The Zboost (WI-EX) 510 is an excellent unit. But it needs to be set up properly. Antenna separation (receiving and boost antenna) must be set up properly, direction of antenna as well. It takes...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 21st, 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,393
Posted By equisol
There were computers and keyboards well before...

There were computers and keyboards well before Windows, and the keyboards had the function key on the left in a double row where they could be easily used in combination with <Alt> <Ctrl> <Shift>...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 31st, 2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
Posted By equisol
Same problem here with UPS. Refuse to use them...

Same problem here with UPS. Refuse to use them any day. Have written to Apple that will not buy if they do not change shipping agent. Every shipment had a problem, and really bad service as well.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 28th, 2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By equisol
I have the EYE TV 250 bought it when I needed...

I have the EYE TV 250 bought it when I needed the convert my old VHS movies, and instead of buying two products, got the 250 that acts as a PVR now. No more VHS, PVR, all in one. PVR is used when...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 27th, 2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By equisol
Eye TV for your video,

Eye TV for your video,
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 24th, 2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 32,424
Posted By equisol
Sorry, in my opinion, the Express is a bridge...

Sorry, in my opinion, the Express is a bridge only, it does not 'route' and cannot assign network or IP addresses. It has all the functionality of a bridge but that is all. The Airport Extreme is a...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 24th, 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,657
Posted By equisol
IMHO any " ..... for Dummies" would be wasted on...

IMHO any " ..... for Dummies" would be wasted on this guy, as I can see it a chisel and a wood block would be a good editor for him at best.
It takes all kinds to make a world.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 22nd, 2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,939
Posted By equisol
Use it as a iTunes server for all music and...

Use it as a iTunes server for all music and videos, attach a couple of external drives and store all your information on it. Doubles as a backup drive. Also run the whole home automation software...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 22nd, 2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,968
Posted By equisol
Well, I have the Momentus XT in the MBP and have...

Well, I have the Momentus XT in the MBP and have noticed a remarkable difference in loading applications, searching with spotlight etc. It is really faster than the regular HDD. Of course if you...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 16th, 2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By equisol
Bough the Plantronics backbeat 906, great item,...

Bough the Plantronics backbeat 906, great item, bound it to MacBook Pro, iPhone, vtech bluetooth phone, and with the separate adapter to the TV output. Great sound, good position of the command...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 7th, 2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By equisol
Has been like this for the last three weeks in...

Has been like this for the last three weeks in downtown Ottawa. Dropped calls, terrible reception, and almost no data access. Opened ticket with Rogers, and they promised to call back, good thing I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By equisol
Z06jerry; thanks, i can do this, but I do not...

Z06jerry; thanks, i can do this, but I do not use an audio system. Got rid of it a long time ago. I prefer to use iTunes, and have attached all my speakers to airport express. All speakers are...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By equisol
Z06jerry; I am using the RCA jacks to output to...

Z06jerry;
I am using the RCA jacks to output to the TV. But wanted to stream the sound via the airport express attached speakers.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,447
Posted By equisol
It may sound like a conspiracy theory, but they...

It may sound like a conspiracy theory, but they could do it on purpose (providing bad reception) to offer a premium package at extra cost. Another way to increase revenue
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By equisol
Z06jerry; The set up is as follows: one...

Z06jerry; The set up is as follows: one Airport extreme as a router, 2 airport express to stream sound, one Apple TV (old style), on mac mini acting as media server (using iTunes), one 1 TB 2.5"...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By equisol
i-rui. thanks for the reply. The apple tv...

i-rui.

thanks for the reply. The apple tv plays all the music through my airport express attached speakers, but when playing a movie, the sound only comes out the TV speakers. Would have been...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By equisol
Apple TV (old style) sound problem

I hope one of you could help. I have an 'old' Apple TV and am streaming videos (m4p) format from my iTunes server. The only sound that comes out is from the TV and nothing from my airport express...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,447
Posted By equisol
Well that beats them all. First deliver a crappy...

Well that beats them all. First deliver a crappy service until we are all fed up, and then charge extra if you want the promised service you have been paying for in the first place. I think at this...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 18th, 2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,402
Posted By equisol
There is nothing wrong with your iPhone, the...

There is nothing wrong with your iPhone, the problem is with Rogers. Their service is abominable. You will get 3.5 Mbps early in the morning and at night, but it will drop to nothing during the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 18th, 2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,402
Posted By equisol
Andreww, I agree with you on that, this...

Andreww,

I agree with you on that, this morning throughput and ping times are good, but it is only 07:30. At around 10:00 it will be bad, and getting worse. But this is something Rogers knows,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 17th, 2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,402
Posted By equisol
Speeds downtown are crap as well, and ping time...

Speeds downtown are crap as well, and ping time in the 3000 - 4000 ms, lots of dropped packets as well. In addition lots of dropped calls with 3 bars. Rogers is getting from bad to worse, and then...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 28th, 2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By equisol
You may want to give applejack a try before. ...

You may want to give applejack a try before. Works wonders in cleaning up.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 27th, 2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By equisol
Gotta agree with you. Partial back ups are...

Gotta agree with you. Partial back ups are useless, but in this case Miko can use superduper to save all the files and restore what he needs. In addition Superduper will give a bootable image from...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 27th, 2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By equisol
Yes, you can select what you want to restore, and...

Yes, you can select what you want to restore, and you can also select what you want to exclude from being backed up.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 26th, 2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By equisol
Make a disk image using superduper, and copy...

Make a disk image using superduper, and copy everything back to you new drive, see also https://www.ehmac.ca/anything-mac/90113-backing-up-applications-stuff.html
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 26th, 2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By equisol
One way to back everything up, including all...

One way to back everything up, including all apps, is to create an image. Superduper is a great tool for this, and will even create a bootable image that you could use if something does not work as...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 27th, 2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,405
Posted By equisol
IMHO the virtual keyboard is the way to go. ...

IMHO the virtual keyboard is the way to go. There are many languages in this world and many keyboard types. Not all keyboards are the North American QWERTY. Virtual keyboards can be reconfigured...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 16th, 2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By equisol
As Daniel says it will only work if the devices...

As Daniel says it will only work if the devices are in proximity of each other.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 16th, 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By equisol
Data Sharing, multiple devices

Just had a question.
It is possible to share data (6gb plan) between an iPhone and an iPad for either $0 (Telus), $10 (Bell) or $ 20 (Rogers).
Is it also possible to share these 6gb with multiple...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 4th, 2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,874
Posted By equisol
For your information, there are 50+ car...

For your information, there are 50+ car manufacturers and only 3 cell phone providers. In the car industry there is competition and choice, here there is none, this is what we call a monopoly.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 2nd, 2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,874
Posted By equisol
Well, as a matter of fact the gas companies...

Well, as a matter of fact the gas companies collect the money to pay for the roads (in theory) in the manner of fuel taxes, which lawnmowers and boats should be exempt (but that is another story).
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 31st, 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,874
Posted By equisol
Groovetube; I agree with you 100%, this is...

Groovetube;

I agree with you 100%, this is highway robbery. Robbers Canada and all the others take advantage of the consumers.
If you pay for 6 GB it should not matter how you use it it. Its...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 28th, 2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,968
Posted By equisol
As Robbers will not transfer the present 6GB plan...

As Robbers will not transfer the present 6GB plan to the iPad, I will switch to the Bell 5GB plan. Will give 800 hotspots, and 3G access for 5 $ more.
Maybe Robbers will see the light one day
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 17th, 2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,026
Posted By equisol
gmark, yes, it is possible, quite easy as a...

gmark,
yes, it is possible, quite easy as a matter of fact. But there is a but: the problem is that you cannot connect two sims to the network at the same time. They are mutually exclusive.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 17th, 2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,026
Posted By equisol
Well, it depends who you talk to. I asked if I...

Well, it depends who you talk to. I asked if I could share my data plan between iPhones, and the answer was yes, if you use the family plan. But when this was settled I pursued to ask if I could...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 30th, 2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,485
Posted By equisol
..... And the irony of it all is that you have to...

..... And the irony of it all is that you have to pay taxes on something you will not get. I I remember correctly the GST stands for Goods and Services Tax. Here no goods nor services, go figure.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 4th, 2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By equisol
Benito; Yes, it charges the iPhone (2g and...

Benito;

Yes, it charges the iPhone (2g and 3g) iPod etc. and will receive calls as well while docked.
For some it may be a bit bright, but on the lowest setting it is pretty dim. And you can...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 3rd, 2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By equisol
Benito, I think this is what you are looking...

Benito,

I think this is what you are looking for. Excellent product

iP9: iPhone alarm clock, iPhone clock radio, iPhone audio dock (http://www.ihomeaudio.com/iP9)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 3rd, 2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,645
Posted By equisol
Dona83, download TD finder. Its will give you...

Dona83, download TD finder. Its will give you all the TDs in your area and works based on your GPS location.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,819
Posted By equisol
It is still based on Window Mobile. Microsoft...

It is still based on Window Mobile. Microsoft has been trying to copy Apple for over 20 years and has never got it right, and with WM still the same.
Stay with the tried and true original iPhone....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 17th, 2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,218
Posted By equisol
The "unsigned" profile is the profile created...

The "unsigned" profile is the profile created when the tethering hack is installed. And when you upgraded to 3.1 the hack will not work.
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