New remote desktop app from MS04 (10/20/2013 9:07:06 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps For those in a mixed environment with Mac and Windows, MS just released
new versions of the Remote Desktop app.
Versions are available for OSX (including 10.8.x), iOS and Android and
all work well with W... Lloyd
Android table battery life1008 (10/12/2013 1:53:42 PM) comp.os.linux.advocacy Serious question and not a troll.
I have a Nook HD and a Nook HD+ and have noticed that with either that
the battery life is very poor.
With both just sitting there doing nothing, they will fully discha... Lloyd
DLNA issues3535 (4/12/2013 1:30:36 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I can't remember if I asked this here, but I'm having issues with seeing
a DLNA server, in this case Playon.
Here's the setup:
Win7 laptop running Playon. Visible and useful by every device that has
a ... Lloyd
XBMC & Playon217 (3/26/2013 4:14:06 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I'm about to pull out what little hair I have left.
I have Playon DLNA server running on a Windows 7 box. Everything in the
house that has DLNA client capability, like my TV, BluRay Player and
Dish Hopp... Lloyd
MacBook Air w/Networked drive problem1529 (2/21/2013 4:13:36 PM) comp.sys.mac.system When I set up my new Air, I moved the iTunes library over to an HD that
is attached to my TimeCapsule. That works great.
I have the login set to automount that drive, and that works great.
But when the... Lloyd
Selling iMac w/Mountain Lion3252 (2/21/2013 3:07:49 PM) comp.sys.mac.system As I reported in another posting, I got a new MacBook Air
Now I want to sell my 2009 27" iMac. I have upgraded it to Mountain
Lion when that came out, but I'm unsure of how licensing works on that
Just got a MacBook Air! :)521 (2/20/2013 5:27:05 PM) comp.sys.mac.system 13" w/256Gb SSD.
Great little box, extremely fast.
At home it will be hooked to a Sony PS3 3D display and use an external
keyboard/trackpad as that is more convenient.
Converting from my 27" iMac to ... Lloyd
iCloud mail down229 (9/12/2012 5:17:24 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Well, Apple claims only about 1% are affected, but it sure seems strange
that if that is true, how come it is taking well over one day to fix it?
I've had no iCloud mail service since very early yesterday ... Lloyd
Javaapplication stub is one big CPU hog!468 (8/28/2012 2:36:38 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Over the last couple of days I had been noticing that I heard the fan
running in my 2009 27" iMac. Never actually noticed the noise before
that. The only difference was Mountain Lion I thought.
So I we... Lloyd
Mountain Lion but no Airplay? #2068 (7/29/2012 6:08:44 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps Here's a solution for us with older equipment that works very good :
It is shareware and costs $10 (I think), but there is a free download
I just tested this with my 2... Lloyd
Ransomware4013 (10/18/2013 12:46:28 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Had a buddy's Windows computer locked up with ransomware. Is it safe to
assume that my Mac is not susceptible to such a takeover?
America is at that awkward stage. It's too late
to work within the syst... kurtullman(1680)
Mac OS X 10.2.8 worse then 10.1259 (10/20/2013 5:01:03 AM) comp.sys.mac.system
I "upgraded" my G3 PowerMac from Mac OS X 10.1 to 10.2.8, mainly
because I was able to get the install CDs extremely cheap and it means
I can use a slightly newer web browser and newsreader.
It's not no... yourname3(817)
Free?367 (10/22/2013 6:54:53 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I think I have this right, but I would appreciate it if someone would
clarify it for me. This is what I understand from the Keynote today.
OSX Mavericks: Free
iLife: Free with new Mac, paid for older Mac... dfritzin5(408)
Mavericks DL speed2115 (10/22/2013 9:19:45 PM) comp.sys.mac.system
.... slow ...
Started out at 3.9 MB/s then sagged to 200 - 400 kB/s with lulls to 50.
Currently at 400 .. 500 or so. (Speedtest to LA gives me the full 3.9 MB/s)
Probably won't get to install befor... alan.browne(4546)
Thunderbird or Unison for usenet?3311 (10/23/2013 11:53:37 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps So, being abandoned by the best usenet software ever made,
MT-NewsWatcher, I among many of you are stuck in the question about what
software we should use now...
I am currently trying out thunderbird, an... mr249(22200)