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by bluesky
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: macOS 10.14 - Mojave
Topic: Mojave... So Far, So Good
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Mojave... So Far, So Good

OK. So being brave or foolish or both, I decided to download the new macOS 10.14 Mojave onto my MacBook Pro, since it is not my main machine. Of course I made sure I had a solid TimeMachine backup first. I'm happy to report there were no hiccups or issues with the upgrade. Everything went smoothly a...
by bluesky
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: OSX 10.11 - El Capitan
Topic: 10.11 El Capitan
Replies: 4
Views: 3692

Re: 10.11 El Capitan

OK. So I installed OS X 10.11 El Capitan on my Late 2013 MacBook Pro and have been using it for a couple of days. For me, I have not found any issues. Since my FileVault was already turned off, it did not get turned back on again. Yeah. In fact I did not see that Start Using FileVault screen after b...
by bluesky
Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Web Browser Pop-up Scam
Replies: 6
Views: 2574

Web Browser Pop-up Scam

Gotta share this. Had another client get caught up in this pop-up alert scam. DO NOT call any phone numbers if you get one of these. Your Mac has not been infected with a virus or malware. It is simply a locked pop-up window and there are ways to rid yourself of it. Follow these instructions to rid ...
by bluesky
Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MacKeeper strikes again and again...
Replies: 0
Views: 1117

MacKeeper strikes again and again...

MacKeeper strikes again & again! Stay away from it at all costs.

If it keeps popping up and asking you to buy it, try the instructions on this web site.
http://www.macworld.com/article/2861868 ... ition.html
by bluesky
Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: SMUG Presentations
Topic: Thank you for having me
Replies: 1
Views: 2212

Thank you for having me

I want to thank the 75 to 80 people who attended my talk last night at the Strait Mac Users Group meeting in Port Angeles. The crowd reaction was very positive and I hope to talk with many of you in person soon. Thanks again, SMUG, for having me. David Hannon Blue Sky Mac Tech "Serving the North Oly...
by bluesky
Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Preview of the new Apple Photos app replacing iPhoto soon
Replies: 1
Views: 1042

Preview of the new Apple Photos app replacing iPhoto soon

Important preview of the new Apple Photos app. Coming soon with a future Yosemite upgrade. Everything keeps changing, folks.

http://www.macnn.com/articles/15/02/06/ ... .features/
by bluesky
Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DiskWarrior 5
Replies: 13
Views: 6190

Re: DiskWarrior 5

Some of the other SSDs in flash drive form have had problems slowing down as they heat up. VisionTek claims to have overcome that issue. Doubt it will affect how I use it.
by bluesky
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DiskWarrior 5
Replies: 13
Views: 6190

Re: DiskWarrior 5

Hey Jerry I picked up one of these new SSDs to use for troubleshooting and booting newer Macs. I thought you might like to hear about it. Mine is the 120GB for $99, but they also have a 240GB for $180. https://www.visiontek.com/solid-state-drives/visiontek-usb-pocket-ssd-120gb-detail.html Well, this...
by bluesky
Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple Security Faces Biggest Test in 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1433

Re: Apple Security Faces Biggest Test in 2015

I simply posted a link to an article I found interesting. I leave it up to the reader to form their own opinions. Sorry it didn't live up to your expectations.