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by Stephen Hart
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Wanted: iPod Touch
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Wanted: iPod Touch

An old iPhone might make a good substitute. https://www.macworld.com/article/2991539/smartphones/how-to-set-up-old-iphone-as-an-ipod-touch.html Here are some apps that we have used: Sibley Birds iBird Plus (recommended by SMUG ex president Jerry Freilich) Merlin Bird ID WA Flowers (There's also a Wa...
by Stephen Hart
Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: iOS 11
Topic: New in iOS 11
Replies: 1
Views: 184

Magnifier

Here are some added tips for the magnifying glass. Add the magnifying glass to your Control Center: Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls Turn on Magnifying glass for instant access: Settings > General > Accessibility > Magnifier Now a triple click on the side button (or Home button) brings...
by Stephen Hart
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: iphone 8 audio
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: iphone 8 audio

I'm not sure if I understand your issue, but check this:

Settings > General > Accessibility > Scroll down to Interaction > Scroll down to Call Audio Routing
by Stephen Hart
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Formatting a flash drive
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Formatting a flash drive

Here are a couple of articles on this issue. Formatting as Mac OS Extended Journaled allows you to use the drive for anything the Mac can do, including Versions and Time Machine. If all you want it for is use on your Mac, this seems to be the way to go. I didn't see any mention of format affecting d...
by Stephen Hart
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need iPhone shopping advice
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: Need iPhone shopping advice

I just upgraded iPhones this winter. My wife inherited my iPhone 6s, which is physically only a year old because of a battery recall. I sprung for an iPhone X. I did a good deal of research and found that the Apple iPhone Upgrade Program seems like the best deal by a small margin. It's advertised as...
by Stephen Hart
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: iMac Pro
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: iMac Pro

So Jay, don't forget to budget for those two extra 5K displays.
by Stephen Hart
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: iMac Pro
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: iMac Pro

Jay Cline wrote:
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:42 pm
But they'll give me $172 trade in on my old iMac!!!
Your last excuse just flew out the window!
by Stephen Hart
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: macOS 10.13 - High Sierra
Topic: Apple Update Server
Replies: 7
Views: 465

Re: Apple Update Server

BTW, I just updated Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor and all three updated without hitches via App Store.
It seems as if it's the very large downloads that hang up the process when using App Store.
by Stephen Hart
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: iMac Pro
Replies: 8
Views: 322

Re: iMac Pro

The 14- and 18-core iMac Pro won’t be available until later in 2018
by Stephen Hart
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: macOS 10.13 - High Sierra
Topic: Apple Update Server
Replies: 7
Views: 465

Re: Apple Update Server

ChrisO, of MacTraders, Thanks for this tip. I sure wish Apple would set up a comprehensive download/streaming system that would feature easy resume for stalled downloads, a centralized system for scheduling for all downloads and a system of prioritizing with automatic pause whenever a download seems...