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stevenjklein posted to the Apple board. 6:46 PM

Apple’s Ad Blockers Rile Publishers

http://www.wsj.com/articles/apples-ad-blockers-raise-tension...

Excerpt: The next version of Apple’s mobile-operating system, due out as early [more]

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stevenjklein posted to the Apple board. 6:37 PM

Apple, Cisco Unveil Business Partnership

http://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-cisco-unveil-business-part...

Excerpt: The partnership, announced Monday, is aimed at helping Apple’s [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 8:36 AM

Re: Right-Click Doesn't Work

will always work with the Option Click…

using the Option key always works.


I know that control-click is the same as a right-click, but what does option-click do?

R-click also always works in the Dock, but [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:20 AM

Re: Adobe Flash - I think.

of all the major browsers… [Chrome is] the most spyware-rich, with an incredible amount built in.

I've come across this claim many times, but nobody ever gives any details.

(Or they make completely unsupported claims, like [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 8:07 AM

Re: Here's Something Crazy

I don't really use the trackpad.
I'm a mouse gal. :)


What kind of mouse do you use?

If you're using an Apple Magic Mouse, then it also has tap-to-click, and various gesture features which could explain the symptoms you're [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:03 AM

Re: Adobe Flash - I think.

without any other feature of standard browsers…

So far as I can tell, it has all the standard features.

What feature do you need that you think is missing from Chrome?

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stevenjklein replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 12:42 AM

Re: E vs AE, O vs OE

encyclopÆdia

Why not encyclopedia?

Where you using the upper-case to draw attention? Or because your keyboard lacks the æ key?

(If you have a Mac, Option-' gives you æ, and Shift-Option-' gives you [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 12:38 AM

Re: Speaking of New York press...

Double dots are umlauts…

Only in German.

Here, the double-dots are a dieresis.

(And no, dieresis is not something treatable with Kaopectate.)

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stevenjklein replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 12:33 AM

Re: New York Period?

… there's not much I agree with that publication about

Then you might appreciate this, which was published in the NYT:

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 8:56 PM

Re: Xmarks

I use it once in a while to insure my bookmarks are synchronized across all my computers… 

That's the obvious use-case for Xmarks, but there's another great way to use it:

Syncing bookmarks between two browsers (or among [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 7:05 PM

Re: Computer does not know phone is there.

It seems to me that many features offered on iPhone are also available on Android. For example, both iOS and Android let users sync your mail, contacts, and calendars.

And I know that iOS lets me sync my photos, so it seems likely that [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:40 PM

Re: Adobe Flash - I think.

Joe,

If you must have Flash, then you might want to consider installing the Google Chrome browser. It has Flash built-in, and automatically updates itself. Once you have Chrome, you'll never need to install another Flash update.

But [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:24 PM

Re: Successful Win10 update

Being cautious, I'm waiting for SP1… 

Given that updates are automatic and forced (they can't be disabled), I question whether or not there will ever be any Windows 10 Service Packs.

After all, Service Packs are just big [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 5:59 PM

Re: Mail Keeps Asking for Password

Who is your email provider?

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 4:50 PM

Re: Here's Something Crazy

Look in System Prefences -> Trackpad.

By any chance to you have tap to click enabled?

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 4:47 PM

Re: iCloud keeps asking for password

So... I can just use my Apple password to log in to it?

Yes!

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 4:46 PM

Re: iPhoto Photostream settings not sticking

Did you try repairing permissions?

Deleting cache files?

Those two steps fix a lot of weird problems.

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 3:57 PM

Re: iCloud keeps asking for password

Certain things can ask for an iCloud password when what they're really asking for is an AppleID and password.

There's no such thing as an iCloud password: [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 3:54 PM

Re: Mail Keeps Asking for Password

Tip: When the dialog comes up asking for your password, you can just hit cancel if already-saved password is correct.

I had this problem with Comcast, but no other mail provider.

At the time the web was full of reports from other [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 3:48 PM

Re: Hiding Updates

I don't need it either, but installing it causes no harm. (Keep in mind that it's pre-installed on new Macs. You already have have an older version of that installed.)

One way to stop getting update notices is to remove the app in question. [more]

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