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by Stephen Hart
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Say Thank You
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Say Thank You

After several days of needing hours of Apple technical help from several divisions to complete deleting some unused Apple IDs, I have a suggestion for SMUG members: If you're satisfied, write an email back to thank the advisor. For one Apple ID, I simply needed to update the payment information. Per...
by Stephen Hart
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple ID Data and Privacy
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Apple ID Data and Privacy

So, after a conversation with a senior advisor, he transferred me to an iTunes advisor, who put me on hold to talk with a superior, then the call was lost. But the senior advisor called back to see if all was well, and transferred me to a new iTunes advisor, who also had to talk with a superior, but...
by Stephen Hart
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: iPods, iPhone and the iPod Touch
Topic: iPhone XS Photography
Replies: 5
Views: 150

Re: iPhone XS Photography

Apple is still selecting some photos from #ShotoniPhone tagged posts to use in ads:

https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/10 ... -iphone-xs
by Stephen Hart
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple ID Data and Privacy
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Apple ID Data and Privacy

I read this article in AppleInsider, and was happy to find that users can now delete Apple IDs for security reasons or because they're no longer in use. https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/10/17/apples-refreshed-privacy-website-now-allows-us-users-to-request-stored-personal-data There's a hitch, th...
by Stephen Hart
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: iOS 12
Topic: iOS12 Comic Book photo filter
Replies: 0
Views: 68

iOS12 Comic Book photo filter

How to use the new iOS Comic Book photo filter
https://www.cultofmac.com/583400/how-to ... to-filter/

The line drawing filter also looks worth exploring.
by Stephen Hart
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1,100 Macs
Replies: 0
Views: 84

1,100 Macs

Austrian collection of 1,100 Macs seeks rescue from disposal
https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/10 ... m-disposal
by Stephen Hart
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Customizing Login Screen
Replies: 7
Views: 2091

Re: Customizing Login Screen

Alternative:
by Stephen Hart
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Customizing Login Screen
Replies: 7
Views: 2091

Re: Customizing Login Screen

I think it's a great idea to have a way for honest folks to help if they can. I suppose the same could be done on iPads.
by Stephen Hart
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Customizing Login Screen
Replies: 7
Views: 2091

Re: Customizing Login Screen

I used this once on a MacBook that was, in fact, stolen from our house near PA. A week or so later, I got a call from a computer store in California, where a young man was trying to sell the MacBook. I told the clerk to call his local police, explained that the MacBook was stolen. I also notified ou...
by Stephen Hart
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Apple Scam
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Another Apple Scam

This phishing attempt is new to me, but apparently has been noticed by others previously. Of course, none of the links are real, except for my own email address. If you get email that's designed to look like it's from Apple, here's a page on how to report it: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204759...