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 3205 matches

by Stephen Hart
Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: iPods, iPhone and the iPod Touch
Topic: Calls Not Ringing
Replies: 0
Views: 308

Calls Not Ringing

We ran into an issue recently that's worth remembering. My wife was getting calls but her iPhone wasn't ringing. Whenever I tested by calling her, her iPhone would ring normally. It turned out she had somehow turned Do Not Disturb on Globally. That prevents all calls from ringing except favorites an...
by Stephen Hart
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Charging a Fitbit
Replies: 2
Views: 444

Re: Charging a Fitbit

https://community.fitbit.com/t5/Flex-2/Which-charger-do-I-need-to-use/td-p/1884284 Note the moderator's response. That should be the most authoritative. https://help.fitbit.com/articles/en_US/Help_article/1799 Note that the small Apple iPhone chargers are 5W. iPad chargers are 10W or 12W. Car charge...
by Stephen Hart
Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Wanted: iPod Touch
Replies: 1
Views: 325

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: 437

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: 413

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: 322

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: 452

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: 989

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: 989

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: 1138

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.