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Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Mar 2nd, 2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Forgot about this. Bumped ✅

Forgot about this. Bumped ✅
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 16th, 2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Are iPhones Overpriced?

I was having a discussion with some folks and even had a little chat on twitter about it, and I wondered mostly because of the recent conversations and statements coming from Cook how the Chinese and...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 11th, 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thx gents. Ya. I recall all the SATA convos from...

Thx gents. Ya. I recall all the SATA convos from prior in the days - and how important it was the check all the stats, and of course the connection will be the limiting reagent in chemistry speak....
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 2nd, 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By HenriHelvetica
SSD Pricing / WD Blues

HNY.

Haven't posted out here in some time, but I've not had to buy a HD in yrs - and I'm only looking now to accommodate this _old laptop w/ a new HD_. I just saw a 1GB SSD for $145 CAD. LOL. I...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Dec 24th, 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iPhone 6 Plus 128GB - PRISTINE condition.

Hello folks and happy holidays.

This is a silver iPhone 6 Plus, 128GB for sale - in PRISTINE CONDITION. See pics.
For anyone needing a replacement phone or a perfect back up - this is ideal.
I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 14th, 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,995
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ha. During the talk, before the pricing was...

Ha. During the talk, before the pricing was announced, I predicted this would achieve a new pinnacle in smartphone pricing and would hit $2k.

And lo and behold, I was correct:...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 14th, 2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,995
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Although 64 does come off as small in 2018, do...

Although 64 does come off as small in 2018, do recall that they made the move -or- provided the option of saving your biggest files in HEIF format, which took up much less space. That's for one.
...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 5th, 2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thx. I did check reviews before coming out here....

Thx. I did check reviews before coming out here. But always like to poke ehmac to see if some had ventured out to get one.

thanks again.

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 5th, 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Portable USB Monitor

i've become so accustom to my 2nd monitor (ultra wide) that I find it tough to work w/o one now. I have a 13" Retina MBP. I've been using why iPad 4 (yes, antiquity) with Duet, but I'm just totally...
Forum: Anything Mac May 11th, 2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By HenriHelvetica
So you don't like the ultrawides?? Was it that...

So you don't like the ultrawides?? Was it that model or the ultrawide concept?? I bought one and actually love it. But I wasn't looking for anything that had the best in class colour fidelity, but...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 11th, 2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,149
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Late to the party, but I'm going to add a touch...

Late to the party, but I'm going to add a touch more here....

w/o knowing your surfing/app using habits, the modern site/web app is pretty sophisticated, and they can be pretty resource heavy.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 11th, 2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,149
Posted By HenriHelvetica
my worlds are clashing. This is my area of work -...

my worlds are clashing. This is my area of work - better yet, the author of this piece is a friend of mine. Wild.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 4th, 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Well that sucks. all that $$ and some RF issues. ...

Well that sucks. all that $$ and some RF issues.

Ironically, I finally installed my 21:9 LG ultra wide, and i have a small bug i've repro'd a few times. Has to do w/ having a window in full...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 25th, 2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iBooks/eBooks data migration q?

Cheers folks,

A sync question. After having another hurdle during a migration (surprise surprise ), I forgot to ask the genius about a certain q? during another step I wanted to take.

Here's...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 24th, 2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I did. Long list. But dove into some user...

I did. Long list. But dove into some user feedback. Some scary comments out there. Mostly around the wifi capabilities of said compatible printers. But I bet the USB connection seem to be pretty...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 20th, 2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By HenriHelvetica
... Speaking of monitors: 21:9

Anyone here 21:9 aka ultra wide monitor owners??

I'm actually surprised more vendors aren't putting these out. I've heard nothing but great things from owners . But I've only seen them from LG...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 20th, 2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By HenriHelvetica
you my friend, are absolutely correct. 🎯 💋

you my friend, are absolutely correct. 🎯 💋
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 20th, 2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Tough call. Are you a designer or do you dabble...

Tough call. Are you a designer or do you dabble in web dev?? If the latter, I would just hold on to it. There's something special in being able to test on a x2 and x1 display at all times - unless...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 20th, 2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Bumping this thread for some feedback Is...

Bumping this thread for some feedback

Is anyone using the linked printers above?? Been reading reviews about wireless printers, and there are some seemingly gloomy outcomes. Just checking to see...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 20th, 2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,718
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Oddly... this is the thread I was about to look...

Oddly... this is the thread I was about to look for - and here it was bumped! I have an older Pismo not booting and I think it's the PRAM BATT. Good to know.

Thx!
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 10th, 2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ha. I was hoping that since I last had one (maybe...

Ha. I was hoping that since I last had one (maybe 20yrs ago), they may have changed and seen some improvements. But maybe the inkjet cartridge fraud is still in effect. Was trying to not break the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ink Jet Printer: in grayscale

For a sec, i was considering getting an inkjet printer simply for grayscale (b/w) prints. I don't see myself printing much, but some days, I just want to write on some paper/do some highlighting (old...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Maybe my Garmin Forerunner will fit in there....

Maybe my Garmin Forerunner will fit in there. :lmao:

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By HenriHelvetica
This looks amazing. Considered the  Watch...

This looks amazing.

Considered the  Watch - but i'm waiting.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By HenriHelvetica
HBD iPhone: 10yrs ago today

The iPhone was unveiled 10yrs ago to the day. I happened to attend the now defunct MWSF that year, and I recorded what might have been one of 1st videos of the iPhone to hit the internet - uploaded...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I worked on a dual 27" retina/non retina...

I worked on a dual 27" retina/non retina (https://www.instagram.com/p/BDD_sVQAeB3/) tethered setup until recently and I get it. Just a comment on retina and small screens not possibly being awesome. ...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Is/was it due for an update? You bet. But I'm...

Is/was it due for an update? You bet. But I'm scared at what  is thinking. I 1/2 way loved the reintroduction of the 12" again. And as much as I do value a retina screen, for someone who makes a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 13th, 2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19,449
Views: 566,009
Posted By HenriHelvetica
1st time posting in here. Would love to see what...

1st time posting in here. Would love to see what an infographic of posting activity since the 1st post in 2012. #curious
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 13th, 2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By HenriHelvetica
The Case of the Reappearing Notifications

Been out here maybe 1nce, since around the time we got new passwords. greetings.

so wow.

I finally upgraded to iOS 10 as I'm reluctantly now a late adopter. Faith in solid  products/builds...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By HenriHelvetica
what are your needs?

what are your needs?
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Why is the Air done?? I'm very curious. The...

Why is the Air done?? I'm very curious.

The i7 Air is still a formidable device - by any standards. 8GB RAM and 512 PCIe x 4? How is this a dead device gasping for Air??

I need to consult w/ a...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 13th, 2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 here. Would never - ever bother w/ anything...

+1 here. Would never - ever bother w/ anything that isn't from  relating to warranty. I few bucks savings isn't with potential headaches - in my eyes.

$300 to cover a lap from top to bottom for...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jun 15th, 2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,271
Posted By HenriHelvetica
 Magic Trackpad 1

As stated this is for the  Magic Trackpad 1.

In great condition. Was tucked away, and i'm clearing items.

Plastic shield was left on either end of the battery bay.

Was not being used,...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jun 15th, 2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,070
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Cinema Display Power Adapter (2) - Make an Offer

No power cords or connectors.

65w
90w

Prob not worth shipping, but would entertain it.

69706

69714
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,967
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I had once read/heard comments against having too...

I had once read/heard comments against having too big of a SSD - or @ least too much of it go unused. any validity to that?
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,422
Posted By HenriHelvetica
i inherited an 08 Macbook and put in 350 in...

i inherited an 08 Macbook and put in 350 in upgrades. Looking back, I prob should not have. Grabbed a SSD, some ram and just grabbed a battery recently as mine was just UGH. But I"m still USB2, no...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I have it @ work, and did it on a partition @...

I have it @ work, and did it on a partition @ home on a 2008 Macbook. About to do it on this *obsolete* 17" as El Cap is best w/ Retina or that 1920px screen the 17 gives me.
It's cool. I'm used to...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Not a single comment. ha. This is...

Not a single comment. ha.

This is essentially Safari's Google Canary form what i would imagine, and looking fwd to see what they do. Google has been moving feverishly adding experimental features...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 27th, 2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 810
Posted By HenriHelvetica
 Q1 results

I actually came out here to listen to the chatter about the #s, and I found nothing.

has no one looked at them yet?? The rumour is that the iPhone sales are finally flattening out.

Here are...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 10th, 2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By HenriHelvetica
in 4yrs?? Monitors have certainly come a long...

in 4yrs?? Monitors have certainly come a long way. But the difference will always be noticeable when side by side. They new monitors have been much better - but only Retina quality can only come from...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 29th, 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,344
Posted By HenriHelvetica
When I called Rogers, as long as it was a Rogers...

When I called Rogers, as long as it was a Rogers phone, they did it OTA. I just called, gave them the IMEI, and they did it over the phone. I just had to power down the phone and turn it back on....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 29th, 2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By HenriHelvetica
And how has that been ? H!

And how has that been ?

H!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 28th, 2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Have you seen marked change in how enterprise is...

Have you seen marked change in how enterprise is approaching this?? i'm mega curious.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 28th, 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,045
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I went looking for this article I read about...

I went looking for this article I read about Samsung, and how the mobile division was bleeding money. Not making any $ from the low end market - which they were flooding, gleefully for market...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 28th, 2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,045
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I think much of it was that the 5s was still a...

I think much of it was that the 5s was still a powerful device, a pretty big jump from the 5, and that it was being advertised @ $99.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 28th, 2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,045
Posted By HenriHelvetica
The interesting thing is that the Android phone...

The interesting thing is that the Android phone has apparently become the low end answer in the market place. They've been able to take control of that end of the consumer spectrum, and spin it in...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 28th, 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,045
Posted By HenriHelvetica
The $ they're asking for even a 5s is out of this...

The $ they're asking for even a 5s is out of this world. And they're STILL moving. In fact, when the 6 was 1st introduced, the 5s started to fly off the shelf (in US), with some deep discounts being...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 28th, 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ironically, someone close to me is going through...

Ironically, someone close to me is going through this at current. Born in US, and was there for maybe a few months of their life before leaving country. Now dacades later, slapped w/ a 5 figure 'tax'...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 28th, 2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Agreed, but he did jump out of his usual calm...

Agreed, but he did jump out of his usual calm demeanour to vehemently dispute the claims - and yes, he's prob tired of being shot @. I know that they are simply using what tax subsidies and credits...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 20th, 2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By HenriHelvetica
So did anyone watch this?? Nothing new to anyone...

So did anyone watch this?? Nothing new to anyone here I would gather.

They talked "innovation", the daily routines, the issues w/ the Chinese suppliers and labour practices, some of the other ppl...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 20th, 2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iPad Pro™: anyone?

Has anyone scooped one yet, and if so - thoughts?

We have one @ work, and it is massive - although gorgeous. I had the NYT loaded and it almost felt like holding an actual paper. ;)

But I'm...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 20th, 2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Reminder:  on 60 minutes tonight (Dec 20 2015)

60 Minutes are speaking w/ both Tim and Jony Ive, among a few tonight. To drum up some views the promo is about the fruit company not paying it's share of taxes...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 20th, 2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ya, that was a great unit. Didn't they later...

Ya, that was a great unit. Didn't they later introduce one w/ a bigger screen??
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 20th, 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I hear we can use webkit nightly again. There was...

I hear we can use webkit nightly again. There was an awful work around before.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 20th, 2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thx for the insights. Not a huge deal, outside of...

Thx for the insights. Not a huge deal, outside of the fact that it just bothered me to have a missing 30G. The best part is that this is a near back up laptop. I had 80GB> of stuff to back up. Mostly...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 16th, 2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Reclaiming a partition: small issue

It what is almost a double entendre, I do have a small issue.

Amidst all the OSX update that were taking place, and seemingly overnight, I had created some small partitions (30G) to give the OS's...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 16th, 2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Late on this. Csonni, might I ask what this is...

Late on this. Csonni, might I ask what this is for?? Are you testing to create images for web??
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 20th, 2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I dropped into the store yesterday during an...

I dropped into the store yesterday during an appointment, and took a quick look. I was more interested in the KB and the pad.

1st impression? the KB actually felt cheap - light and empty. In fact,...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 20th, 2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,618
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Apple Care has saved me a few times. Good for you...

Apple Care has saved me a few times. Good for you on that one. I'm always surprised when ppl are on the fence about it considering what is @ stake. A portable computer that gets banged around ......
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 20th, 2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,054
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Believe it or not, I just installed iOS 9 on an...

Believe it or not, I just installed iOS 9 on an older 4s that I'm going to unlock and use for out of town trips. It's slow - to be expected - but working. But i'll have a better idea of what happens...
Forum: Mac Masters Oct 16th, 2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,358
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 with CM's statement. You have a unit...

+1 with CM's statement.

You have a unit that is screaming for a new SSD, and you can max the ram out to 32GB.

I would roll with such a upgrade 1st, along with a fresh coat of OS install.
...
Forum: Mac Masters Oct 16th, 2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,684
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Hmmm.... Bitmaker Labs...

Hmmm....

Bitmaker Labs (https://bitmakerlabs.com/design/) have a course.

Pretty sure Sheridan has some courses (https://www.sheridancollege.ca/About/Search-Results.aspx?q=ux) - a program for...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By HenriHelvetica
My suggestion: Apple Genius Bar for sure. ...

My suggestion: Apple Genius Bar for sure.

My question is whether or not you'll be able to then purchase some Apple Care now that it's fallen. They may document that in your file.

BUT - after...
Forum: Mac Portables Oct 16th, 2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Wanted To Buy MacBook Pro 17" - parts
Views: 1,125
Posted By HenriHelvetica
MacBook Pro 17" - parts

does anyone have a totally useless 17" MBP they would be willing to part?? Looking for the bottom panel - nothing urgent, but if there's one laying around... thx
Forum: Mac Portables Oct 16th, 2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,065
Posted By HenriHelvetica
That decal wins.

That decal wins.
Forum: Mac Portables Oct 16th, 2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,064
Posted By HenriHelvetica
pics?

pics?
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By HenriHelvetica
quick update. Finally go to look @ this...

quick update.

Finally go to look @ this today.

I'm going to look @ editing what is likely a plist file somewhere, and I'll be hopefully able to edit the command that enables the swiping...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Interesting. removing remaining apple care...

Interesting.

removing remaining apple care -vs- getting your $ back selling it used.

I rarely look @ units that don't have any apple care remaining when shopping used (unless I want something...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 737
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Random Apple Moments in History - footage

I was just going through some OLD folders and found 2 files.

1. 10 yrs ago this past May, the 1st Apple store opened in Canada - @ Yorkdale. A few ehMacians will recall all meeting there. I shot...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By HenriHelvetica
HA! I've been complaining about this @ work...

HA!

I've been complaining about this @ work since upgrading. And no one gets it since I'm the only one on El Capo.

I have a 3rd party app for additional mouse gestures/control - and I just...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I was going to suggest the Air + iPad 4 - until...

I was going to suggest the Air + iPad 4 - until you threw in the VM, and to boot, the music. You never can have enough power for those. To be honest, having done the same, I used to keep my music...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 13th, 2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By HenriHelvetica
"A minute of charging delivers up to an hour of...

"A minute of charging delivers up to an hour of usage. A full charge is completed in just two hours and provides enough power for up to a month of usage."

whoa.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 13th, 2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ya. Still curious why the high end Retina model...

Ya. Still curious why the high end Retina model only maxes out @ 16GB though. But is that just on paper? Was just told I'll likely have that one coming to me in the next few. Connected to a non...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 10th, 2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iWeb! wow.

iWeb! wow.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 2nd, 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,424
Posted By HenriHelvetica
That entire GOP lineup is a train wreck, has been...

That entire GOP lineup is a train wreck, has been of the last few, and will be for the foreseeable future.

It she's actually one of the more intellectual one - on paper.

Nothing can beat the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 2nd, 2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,156
Posted By HenriHelvetica
quick q? How far back do you keep...

quick q?

How far back do you keep installers?? I have a 10.9, and i'm considering making a 10.10 and maybe a 10.11 - just to h ave around in case of drama.

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 2nd, 2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,156
Posted By HenriHelvetica
wow.. here i was complaining day of release of my...

wow.. here i was complaining day of release of my approx 90 min download (https://twitter.com/HenriHelvetica/status/649391499185102848/photo/1)...

But maybe I caught most ppl napping, looking for...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 1st, 2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,156
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I know I was excited about some of the developer...

I know I was excited about some of the developer features as that web inspector was way long in the tooth, and was due for an update.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 1st, 2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 711
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iOS 9 Content blocking (ad blocking) apps

Has anyone been following this debacle?

Pretty wild.

The top ad blocker, pulls out from app store after a few days on the market and a moment of consciousness/clarity...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 30th, 2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,156
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I have a 10.9 bootable, and will make a 10.10 and...

I have a 10.9 bootable, and will make a 10.10 and one of 10.11 too. Good to have around on a USB disk tucked away. We have a unit @ work that's a 10.8 and feel like doing the same with that one -...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 30th, 2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,156
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Installed on a partition and now playing around....

Installed on a partition and now playing around. S9 is certainly feeling faster, and I'm on an old '08 Core 2 Duo. I forget many of the new features/additions so I'll have to go through some blogs...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 18th, 2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Apple Mail: Any mail stationary users/template users, designers??

I've been playing with this a touch. Has anyone else here?? Just checking on feedback from some who might have.

It's interesting as there are some hacks possible, but checking on what issues...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 18th, 2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Apple Mail: Any mail stationary users/designers??

I've been playing with this a touch,
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 14th, 2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By HenriHelvetica
? - what is that?

? - what is that?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 14th, 2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By HenriHelvetica
the challenge in dealing w/ older units like this...

the challenge in dealing w/ older units like this are multifold:

1. the max ram capability
2. the ram availability.

They're not HUGE issues, but then after you add that up, you then look @...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 14th, 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I need a 2nd iOS9 capable device. Would love to...

I need a 2nd iOS9 capable device. Would love to fiddle with it. Esp this ad blocker I keep reading about and this potential for better loads w/ Safari.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 14th, 2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 on the caching. That's a big part of a good...

+1 on the caching. That's a big part of a good viewing experience

But someone @ work also mentioned something about gaming. That cache would be pretty important for gaming seeing that you would...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 1st, 2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,719
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I'll generally listen to anything someone wants...

I'll generally listen to anything someone wants to willingly make available for stream/buy. It's the very delight of discovery i like to offer/be offered. I've discovered so many bands that way -...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 1st, 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,719
Posted By HenriHelvetica
it saddens me to hear that the one thing that ppl...

it saddens me to hear that the one thing that ppl are in constant battle over - listening/owner ship of music, is too expensive @ $9.99/month. When I'm more than certain 2/3 coffees/week @ Starbucks...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 30th, 2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,584
Posted By HenriHelvetica
a 16G capable MBA would prob cut in to some MBP...

a 16G capable MBA would prob cut in to some MBP sales. But 8G is plenty - but i have no idea what you have it set up for. I have an 08 MacBook and have 8G of ram. Runs Adobe/Creative Cloud very well...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 28th, 2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,584
Posted By HenriHelvetica
As long as there's AppleCare, I'm good.

As long as there's AppleCare, I'm good.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 28th, 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By HenriHelvetica
So until last yr, I was still on iPad 1. :eek: ...

So until last yr, I was still on iPad 1. :eek:

So I thought the change was so welcomed - when I went to iPad 4th Ed, for a # of reasons (new OS, weight...). Now that i use an Air @ work daily, my...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 26th, 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iPad -vs- iPad Mini

I was once sold on the iPad, but more recently i've been wondering about the iPad Mini. I really do mostly reading on my iPad and my early love for games on the iPad has subsided, and the same for...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 23rd, 2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I think that I mentioned something to this effect...

I think that I mentioned something to this effect as well. Over the yrs, I think they may have changed their stance ever so slightly, and loosened up their reigns to make the Mac ownership a more...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,419
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ha. I had said the same before bring up my topic....

Ha. I had said the same before bring up my topic. Anyhow... shall we continue??

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,419
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I love that they ask whether or not Presto is...

I love that they ask whether or not Presto is right for you. If should be: do you take Mass Transit?? Then Presto is here!.

Either way, the new payment process along that Spadina car is chaotic...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By HenriHelvetica
There's a significant delta between an upgrade...

There's a significant delta between an upgrade and a new laptop now. Once upon a time, getting a new one meant not too much more, but now? You need a min of 8GB of ram and 256G HD and that's not...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 12th, 2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,419
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Once we get past the cell plan talks, anyone else...

Once we get past the cell plan talks, anyone else notice that UK get to try  Pay on mass transit?? Surprised this wasn't brought up at all. I've been calling for something CLOSE to this w/ TTC for...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Just realized that the link i posted got locked...

Just realized that the link i posted got locked up.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16583498/ehMac/WWDC2015-locked.jpg

Oh well. Still curious.

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By HenriHelvetica
WWDC Schedule: Interesting...

The WWDC schedule (https://developer.apple.com/wwdc/schedule/) is up (and may have been for a few), but I hadn't looked until moments ago.

Apple is apparently promising some surprises, esp in the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By HenriHelvetica
In bumping the thread w/ a related topic - ...

In bumping the thread w/ a related topic -

Comprehensive iPhone 6 battery cases - reviewed (http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-iphone-6-battery-case/).

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 7th, 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By HenriHelvetica
with a 512 SSD, you're almost tempted to do more....

with a 512 SSD, you're almost tempted to do more. Ultimately, you almost want it to JUST boot your apps so 128 is more than enough. But it's not like you're throwing away your optical. You can drop...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 6th, 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By HenriHelvetica
wowsers. thanks for that link. H!

wowsers. thanks for that link.

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 6th, 2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By HenriHelvetica
when did you last use your optical?? I struggle...

when did you last use your optical?? I struggle with that answer every time. The only reason i've not done it to this little 08 lap, is that I don't feel like investing one more discontinued red ¢....
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 3rd, 2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By HenriHelvetica
OS 9 Software

Anyone recall what IDEs were used back then?? Might be getting a OS 9 device (for nostalgia's sake), and wondering what was being used in those days for development.

I've seen browser suggestions...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 2nd, 2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By HenriHelvetica
They've come in quite handy for me as can find...

They've come in quite handy for me as can find myself away from a power source for extended periods of time. And ironically, i always liked the bulk that they provided as I found that phones were...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 1st, 2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Mophie Battery Cases (equivalent): 5c

Anyone here use the Mophie cases? I'm all about those. I have one for my 4s and i'm not sure I can live w/o one now.

I've not moved to a iPhone 6 yet (i'm actually starting to consider a PLUS -...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 1st, 2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,581
Posted By HenriHelvetica
In the interim, found someone selling a magic...

In the interim, found someone selling a magic mouse - FOR CHEAP - $20. So I scooped, for the interim. Will still swap when i get my desk all up and running. Will keep it all logitech - as I too like...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 1st, 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,581
Posted By HenriHelvetica
These new gaming mice from Logitech look like RC...

These new gaming mice from Logitech look like RC cars - or Batman's car. Kinda odd. But fully Mac compatible?? did you need that one driver they offer? smooth and effortless programming?
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 1st, 2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,761
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Sounds like you're going w/ these new 15s...

Sounds like you're going w/ these new 15s essentially JUST for the gaming. Everything else you mentioned can be handled by units w/ much lesser power.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 1st, 2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I only buy in US when product isn't out here yet...

I only buy in US when product isn't out here yet - and i have an op to do so. Like when the gen 1 iPod min was introduced, I bought one for then lady friend. Pink one. And that was during the BRUTAL...
Forum: Mac Portables Jun 1st, 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,202
Posted By HenriHelvetica
💭💭

💭💭
Forum: Mac Portables May 24th, 2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,202
Posted By HenriHelvetica
has this been scooped?

has this been scooped?
Forum: Anything Mac May 24th, 2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By HenriHelvetica
the 15" ? Really? Odd. My friend's now thinking...

the 15" ? Really? Odd. My friend's now thinking of doing the 15 now that it's 16G. But didn't realize. Oh well.
Forum: Anything Mac May 23rd, 2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iMac G3 Computer table

Like, for real...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16583498/ehMac/iMac-G3-Table.jpg
via (http://www.mactechnology.co.uk/imac-g3-dual-table---complete-8-p.asp)
Forum: Anything Mac May 23rd, 2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,101
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I was in the exact same boat, annoyed that Apple...

I was in the exact same boat, annoyed that Apple was pushing out a long awaited unit with such underwhelming specs. Then I decided to ask/look around and found this:

3IFLw3m1kKw

Looks like...
Forum: Anything Mac May 23rd, 2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By HenriHelvetica
So the 15" ONLY come w/ 16GB of ram now...

So the 15" ONLY come w/ 16GB of ram now (http://www.apple.com/ca/macbook-pro/specs-retina/). Makes sense. I mean, they're driving the heavy duty users to the 15", which is pretty much the certified...
Forum: Anything Mac May 22nd, 2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,101
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Space Grey MacBook is ....

... so gorge!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16583498/ehMac/space-grey-macbook.jpeg

I saw the gold one. And wasn't mad at it - although i have yet to hear about some real world comments...
Forum: Anything Mac May 20th, 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By HenriHelvetica
[ UPDATE ] as idPhoto said, there would...

[ UPDATE ]

as idPhoto said, there would easily be a need for it: swapping watches is something I used to do all the time. Now, the idea that someone would own more than 1 Watch seems like the...
Forum: Anything Mac May 19th, 2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By HenriHelvetica
2  Watches set up on 1 iPhone

I doubt that anyone may have come across this situation, but has anyone heard of this being possible?? Setting up 2  Watches to the same iPhone. I'm about to try in a few hours. But just checking.. ...
Forum: Anything Mac May 19th, 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,581
Posted By HenriHelvetica
reviving this... someone on twitter told me to...

reviving this... someone on twitter told me to look @ some gaming mice, and reco'd this one:

Razor Abyssus (http://www.razerzone.com/ca-en/gaming-mice/razer-abyssus)...
Forum: Anything Mac May 15th, 2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 954
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Design: Nice Apple desktop accessories

Just saw this flipping through the Shopify client pages: company called Grovemade (http://grovemade.com/)
...
Forum: Anything Mac May 12th, 2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,581
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I think I had one for a few weeks. I couldn't...

I think I had one for a few weeks. I couldn't imagine using it for PS or anything of the sort. Maybe i need to see someone in action with it but i could not see my self doing any design with it.
Forum: Anything Mac May 10th, 2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,581
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I'm in fact looking for a corded mouse also. I...

I'm in fact looking for a corded mouse also. I was shocked by the little amount of corded units. It essentially keeps me to a very narrow offering.

H!
Forum: Anything Mac May 10th, 2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,581
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Mouse hunt: recos?

I hate being on my track pad.

Been looking for a mouse to replace this very unresponsive portable mouse that's seemingly dating from antiquity. Anyhow, i was in FS ummm... Best Buy yesterday...
Forum: Anything Mac May 10th, 2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Are we talking about the old apple page building...

Are we talking about the old apple page building app?? If so, +1 one what SINC and GREENSUPERMAN added. putting a site up now is not what is used to be. For one, you'll get knocked down the searches...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By HenriHelvetica
so i've just reset it - and i'm @ work. Nothing...

so i've just reset it - and i'm @ work. Nothing to cry about, but i've registered 749KB since 10h15, and i'm on wifi - which is odd no?? Anyhow, i'm going to spend the next month looking at this...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By HenriHelvetica
... and of course this app is iOS8 and up. I hate...

... and of course this app is iOS8 and up. I hate this about Apple, you can't even be on iOS7 and enjoy new apps - or many old ones for that matter. christ.

H!
Forum: Anything Mac May 6th, 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,836
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 VERY fair. 13.3 MB Air, 4G ram, 256...

+1

VERY fair.

13.3 MB Air, 4G ram, 256 SSD - $1049 (http://store.apple.com/ca/product/FD761LL/A/refurbished-133-inch-macbook-air-13ghz-dual-core-intel-core-i5)

And prob as thin as a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By HenriHelvetica
SInc, does that period reflect a billing cycle...

SInc, does that period reflect a billing cycle -or- when the phone was last started/turned off?? I've been in there previously, but figured that it reflected an extended period...

Again, the issue...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ahh.. Data Man...

Ahh.. Data Man (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/dataman-next-track-data-usage/id592962356?mt=8) was one that caught my eye this morning. Glad to see it was record.

Anyone else w/history with such...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By HenriHelvetica
When you say start from fresh - you mean, wipe...

When you say start from fresh - you mean, wipe and reinstall all the apps as current?? I like the wiping idea though...

I recall one overage, but that was maybe around the time I may have done...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By HenriHelvetica
SO ANGRY RN! iPhone 4s: phantom data usage/data tracker

So, as I've been told, I'm one of the lucky legacy /grandfathered plan users. A long time ago, i was ready to forgo daytime mins for data - so I have a 6G plan. I knew that would suffice for years to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 3rd, 2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,218
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Duet App -vs- AirDisplay 3: iPad as 2nd screen

Anyone have any experience with either of the 2 apps. I'm likely going to grab one.

Duet App (http://www.duetdisplay.com).

Air Display 3 (https://avatron.com/applications/air-display/).
...
Forum: Anything Mac May 1st, 2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ok. I'll try to keep this as brief as...

Ok.

I'll try to keep this as brief as possible, but success was had only after a triplicate of visits to retail. I essentially went though 4 ram sticks/purchases.

pm-r was correct about the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 29th, 2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 h!

+1

h!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thanks for all the help gents. It's been good...

Thanks for all the help gents. It's been good getting that feedback, so I'll know if there's even a next time. BTW, making that Bootable USB was PRICELESS.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thanks for the wisdom. So as it stands, my...

Thanks for the wisdom.

So as it stands, my ram has the 8 hi-dense chips, and not 16 you reco. And now, looking at the current chips I have, they are clearly of the 16 chip type (pic from thread)....
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I saw one of the messages whilst i was out for...

I saw one of the messages whilst i was out for quick errand (thanks for all the feedback), and for a second - I thought that maybe I hadn't looked at the Boot ROM info (which I had). But when I got...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By HenriHelvetica
This is what I pulled out of the MacBook, and...

This is what I pulled out of the MacBook, and eventually put back in - and works fine.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16583498/ehMac/original-ram.jpg

So these are the min specs I can play...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By HenriHelvetica
BEEP x 3! 1st time for everything. Was sold bad ram. Q?

I was pretty spooked. 3 beeps i've NEVER heard before in all my time tooling in the past. I was like. WTF. So i jumped on google and I got the news:

3 successive tones, a 5 second pause...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I would expect nothing lesser form an updated...

I would expect nothing lesser form an updated retina screen. I stand corrected re: ext monitor. Good to know. I'll see to see this unit at work before committing. But I am waiting until end of year...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 26th, 2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,217
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Any live/personal Watch feedback yet?

We had 2 delivered to work on Friday.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/16583498/ehMac/apple-watch.jpeg

My take after setting it up was - WOW. but not in an awesome sense.

a) I was...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 26th, 2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By HenriHelvetica
90%+ of contacts just vanished - iOS

It happened this morning. Totally weird. But this 4s has been spazzing out lately. very sluggish. But this contact disappearance has been puzzling.

Wondering why a few were left back.
Not...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By HenriHelvetica
great shots

great shots
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I LOVED that 12". I only got rid of it when the...

I LOVED that 12". I only got rid of it when the m/b went - 2 months before my a/c ran out. They replaced it, then audio stopped working. When i went back to ask about it (yorkdale store), they just...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 14th, 2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,000
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Apple Watch - features talk by panel

So this panel took (https://vimeo.com/121705418) place a few months ago about the watch and what it will and won't do. Pretty interesting.
One of the panelist had actually been working with it and...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 10th, 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Nostalgia Anyone?

Found this one on eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/NICE-RARE-POWER-COMPUTING-CORPORATION-VTG-COMPUTER-W-MAC-OS-APPLE-CLONE-TESTED-/151627233226?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item234daff7ca).
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 10th, 2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,920
Posted By HenriHelvetica
a 32GB 5s for $55?? Was this pre-owned? I'm...

a 32GB 5s for $55?? Was this pre-owned? I'm supposed to put my hands on one. I really just want it for iOS 8,

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 8th, 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 937
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Split Screen App

I keep forgetting to ask, but does anyone have a reco?

I need to get something for work and even personal use. My work flow could use some improvement.

I was looking at the app store's :
...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 6th, 2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Refurb Store just stocked up w/ a small pile of 15"s

Just noticed that the refurb'ed 15" MBP store (http://store.apple.com/ca/browse/home/specialdeals/mac/macbook_pro/15) just went from 0-stock, real quick.

A large mix of units and resolution -...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 6th, 2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By HenriHelvetica
All this pricing delta feels like Apple circa...

All this pricing delta feels like Apple circa 2000 - or very early 2000s. Those were not fun times...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 6th, 2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By HenriHelvetica
At their beginning, and the way browser wars are...

At their beginning, and the way browser wars are - look for speedy updates. But that's just on paper.

I love what Chrome is doing though, esp for testing. Network throttling?? Animation...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By HenriHelvetica
wowsers. 88 steps to perfection. Would be a fun...

wowsers. 88 steps to perfection. Would be a fun project... maybe. lol.

Thx

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By HenriHelvetica
3rd party backlit KB for MB

Is there such a thing?? not that I absolutely need it, but I will say that it's something that I once thought was useless, until i used one on my MBP

My 2008/9 unit doesn't have it so I'm...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ya, I just want a batt to do me the rest of 2015...

Ya, I just want a batt to do me the rest of 2015 as I plan to go all out on something 13" in december this yr.

This one is not completely dead, but rest assured, i'm getting maybe 30-45 mins of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 4th, 2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,920
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I wanted to jump to a 5c but i didn't see a...

I wanted to jump to a 5c but i didn't see a Mophie case for it so i balked. But it was on my mind... This 4s of mine, has been a bit of a 4j - j for janky. Video play back has been like... staccato +...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,171
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Shows what I've been holding on to all this time....

Shows what I've been holding on to all this time.

Thx gents.

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Would love to agree but I believe the air is a...

Would love to agree but I believe the air is a hot seller. I'm starting to questions the 15's position. Entry level should be the Air at this point. I'm still a little confused at this 12" outside of...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,171
Posted By HenriHelvetica
09 MacBook PRO? Are you stuck at an 8G max?? I...

09 MacBook PRO? Are you stuck at an 8G max?? I thought that all things Pro around that time where 16G capable? I'm prob wrong, but I thought that the case... Haven't sold the 11" yet?
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By HenriHelvetica
with leather seats?!?! :lmao:

with leather seats?!?!

:lmao:
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Has anyone toyed around w/ Vivaldi...

Has anyone toyed around w/ Vivaldi (https://vivaldi.com) yet??
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,178
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 like buying a car w/ no AC. it's...

+1

like buying a car w/ no AC. it's possible, but man, it just might suck. I wonder what the highest selling config now?

Before the soldering became standard, i couldn't image in the base model...
Forum: Mac Masters Apr 3rd, 2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,541
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Ed, I think you need to set a simple budget....

Ed, I think you need to set a simple budget. Depending on the size of the volume you want to get, it can get up there - esp for a 2010. 5 yrs old isn't all that old, but consider this:


your...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By HenriHelvetica
here...

here (http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook/specs/macbook-core-2-duo-2.4-aluminum-13-late-2008-unibody-specs.html)
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By HenriHelvetica
... and despite that little bit of frustration,...

... and despite that little bit of frustration, i'm still FT on Safari - @ least the default browser. But I still feel they're pretty closed off. Again, for a group that has gone about and been once...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By HenriHelvetica
What's happening w/ Safari?

Does anyone really use it any longer?? Feel like they've become a touch of a common person's browser - and they've been slow at making significant upgrades to the features. WTH. I thought of this...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By HenriHelvetica
indeed.

indeed.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 1st, 2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,920
Posted By HenriHelvetica
iPhone 6C - rumours

So they have swirling rumours of an iPhone 6C (http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/iphone/iphone-6c-release-date-rumours-leaked-images-iphone-mini-4in-3500611/). Which i find interesting. Then not. The...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Oooohhh... a staging drive. That sounds...

Oooohhh... a staging drive. That sounds delightful. I might have to throw that into the mix. Great info. THANKS.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I've been to your site AND bought from it long...

I've been to your site AND bought from it long time ago. I actually loved the simplicity of it. No bells and whistles and worked + had the info I wanted. But BTI has 404s and is linked to companies...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I originally was thinking of using 10.6.8 for the...

I originally was thinking of using 10.6.8 for the music partition, Mavs for the dev one and the last one for the 10.10.3 that I believe they have floating around in beta. But I might make it more a...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thanks for that - esp the boot drive gem. Had no...

Thanks for that - esp the boot drive gem. Had no idea. 1/2 of me feels I should maybe remove the optical for more space - and maybe even an internal back up - But The way I plan to use this, I don't...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 I should show you my doodles from work....

+1

I should show you my doodles from work. You might lol. But ya, i've been jotting it all down trying to figure out what might be best.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thanks. I was just on the site, and had to...

Thanks.

I was just on the site, and had to brush away the cob webs. Man, I always feel odd (read untrusting) about companies that have completely outdated sites, full of 404s/links to companies...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 31st, 2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By HenriHelvetica
3rd Party Battery - Macbook

Went to Apple Sunday to see if they had batteries for the A1278 but it's too old. I've worked with much worse cells, but this will be a bit of a FT lap now.

Anyone have any experience, or can...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 31st, 2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By HenriHelvetica
3 way SSD partition

About to install this 500G SSD in the next few days and will be partitioning the drive -1st time EVAR.

I need 2 partitions for sure but wondering if the 3 might make sense.

1. I used to play...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 31st, 2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By HenriHelvetica
nice. does that disable the little drop down...

nice. does that disable the little drop down notification too?? hope so. LORD. always scared i'm going to click on the wrong banner and initiate the update by mistake
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 31st, 2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By HenriHelvetica
wow. 32GB is all you need for an actual bootable...

wow. 32GB is all you need for an actual bootable volume?? good to know. Ya, I have the installer on a 8GB drive. Seems so perfect.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 31st, 2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,152
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I read something about that as well......

I read something about that as well... interesting.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 29th, 2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Looks like all was A-OK. It was just a lengthy...

Looks like all was A-OK. It was just a lengthy process and that i just had to wait. So I left it as is, went on a quick errand, and this is what i came back to:
...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 29th, 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Bootable USB Drive

SO I just created what I believe is a USB boot drive as I'll be installing a new HD in a laptop, but I'm uncertain this worked. My drive only has 1.15 on the volume, and that seems low since the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 29th, 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Thanks for feedback. Ya, I'm going to Apple in...

Thanks for feedback. Ya, I'm going to Apple in the next few minutes in fact. Going to see if I can fit in on a cancelled / no show appt, and see what they say about it. I won't be able to function...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 29th, 2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Silicone KB cover

Anyone have some experience w/ these??
...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 29th, 2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By HenriHelvetica
well, they need to keep them apart for value....

well, they need to keep them apart for value. Can't stuff every feature from the Pro into an Air. Can't fault them for that at all. I'm still shocked they kept the 11" and the 13" non retina. I think...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 28th, 2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By HenriHelvetica
They are retreating to an online model - outside...

They are retreating to an online model - outside of 3 stores apparently. Flagship in MIA, some store near their distro centre in GA, and a B2B location in Puerto Rico. wild.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 28th, 2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 there. 2 refreshes in the same yr? don't...

+1 there.

2 refreshes in the same yr? don't see that happening. And between a used and a new being same price?? go new. Even if it means waiting a touch longer for $$. Unless you get a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 28th, 2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Goodbye Tiger Direct?

I had no idea they were closing as well....

Future Shop today, Tiger Direct...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 27th, 2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By HenriHelvetica
+1 Had one @ work. MEH. Could not handle it...

+1

Had one @ work. MEH. Could not handle it when using Adobe suite.

I've also had to adjust/program the magic mouse. Considering getting an ergo mouse too...

H!
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 25th, 2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By HenriHelvetica
that's fair. It's just about selling the concept...

that's fair. It's just about selling the concept of a used and supercharged unit. $290 is very fair. Might have made the same call.

In light of the *thinning of units*, the last of the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 25th, 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By HenriHelvetica
The real deal is using the computer. I'm just...

The real deal is using the computer. I'm just about to bump a 2009 MBP w/ a 512SSD and 8GB. Going to use it through the yr and maybe sell it in Dec. If anyone wants to wait... lol.

to parallel...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 25th, 2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By HenriHelvetica
I find that grabbing something old ONLY to resell...

I find that grabbing something old ONLY to resell is a tough call. Unless you got that for free, an SSD is $100 and that ram might have been $50-$75. You want to sell it for $400 - which i also think...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 17th, 2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,332
Posted By HenriHelvetica
DANG! ppl suck.

DANG! ppl suck.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,384
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Man, the more i think about it, the more I feel...

Man, the more i think about it, the more I feel this is another leap w/o a safety net.  Watch is going into all new territory with his one. They must be. This pricing is absolutely out of this...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,384
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Over 1 product?? A slight exaggeration maybe. I...

Over 1 product?? A slight exaggeration maybe. I would say this space is confusing at best. Tech trying to sell fashion. Fashion trying to buy tech. As someone who's employed in one of these worlds,...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,332
Posted By HenriHelvetica
i was wondering why this got bumped. Nice that it...

i was wondering why this got bumped. Nice that it did though. That undercover app seems pretty useful. Can it and find My Mac work in sync?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Now that's not suspicious at all... Why not take...

Now that's not suspicious at all... Why not take that same link and just post it here?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 10th, 2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By HenriHelvetica
You ordered BEFORE the Keynote, correct? I guess...

You ordered BEFORE the Keynote, correct? I guess you don't get the new trackpad right? Prob was a great move seeing that some pricing ticked up. This should last you for some time

Enjoy.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 10th, 2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Hello Nostalgia: Clamshell f/s $1100

$1139 CAD actually...

Apple iBook G3 Clamshell Special Edition DVD 466 DUAL OSX 9 + 576 RAM LOADED ++...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 10th, 2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By HenriHelvetica
Yea... this new pricing has been very odd. What i...

Yea... this new pricing has been very odd. What i felt was prob th best deal out there - the refurb non-retina MBP @ $999 has now gone to $1139. Not that much more, but it's all in the perception....
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