Announcement

There will be no dues for 2018 until further notice, and all meetings in 2018 will be in Sequim!

Note: This Announcement can be dismissed by clicking the (magically appearing) X in the top right corner of this box.

Search found 3229 matches

by Stephen Hart
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New iPhone & Cell service??
Replies: 5
Views: 37

Re: New iPhone & Cell service??

"Living in a rural area such as we do means certain adjustments have to be made and this is one of them. Find out which of the big four carriers works in your location and go with that one even if it costs a little more." Well said. Furthermore, you should think about how much you drive, and where a...
by Stephen Hart
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New iPhone & Cell service??
Replies: 5
Views: 37

Re: New iPhone & Cell service??

I would check cell coverage carefully. We have always used Verizon, which has the best overall coverage on the peninsula, and even it is spotty. Our new car is cell connected, and it puts up a "lost coverage" message occasionally as we drive around. There are certain dead zones, such as parts of the...
by Stephen Hart
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: APPL, first company to $1,000,000,000,000
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: APPL, first company to $1,000,000,000,000

How big is Apple's fortune? This big!
by Stephen Hart
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: APPL, first company to $1,000,000,000,000
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: APPL, first company to $1,000,000,000,000

Apple is worth more than all the major automakers in the world, according to the New York Times.
by Stephen Hart
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple Photo Printing RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Apple Photo Printing RIP

As of the end of September, Apple will no longer take orders for prints, calendars, etc. If you one or more of those services, here's a place to start: https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/07/20/here-are-some-photo-print-services-to-use-now-that-apples-photo-print-products-is-ending In addition, the...
by Stephen Hart
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mac adware cleaner keeps appearing
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Mac adware cleaner keeps appearing

I think this is not an adware cleaner, this is adware.
Other SMUG members may have suggestions on how to fix this. I haven't encountered such things.
by Stephen Hart
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Updates available install on restart?
Replies: 7
Views: 68

Re: Updates available install on restart?

I guess it means I cannot restart my computer without first checking app store. What if I shut down my computer? When I start up again does that tell updates to install? Related question: Are the updates available always related only to items already on my computer? e.g..: Might it give me availabl...
by Stephen Hart
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Updates available install on restart?
Replies: 7
Views: 68

Re: Updates available install on restart?

rickj wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:07 pm
If you click in any part of the notification except the Restart or Later buttons, it will open the Mac App Store. If you then quit, it won't bug you about the update for a while.
Who knew? I have never read that before. That is a really good tip.