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stevenjklein replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 2 hours ago

Re: Urgent warning: Do you use an AOL Username?

since an AppleID has to be an e-mail address, will it still be ok to use an aol e-mail address as the AppleID?

Yes, that's okay.

A little history might help:

Most people use an Apple ID to buy stuff from the iTunes [more]

Thu Feb 26

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stevenjklein posted to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 8:24 PM

Urgent warning: Do you use an AOL Username?

Years ago Apple struck a deal with AOL to allow people to buy songs and other content from the iTunes store without having an Apple ID.

From Apple's website:
Starting March 31, 2015, AOL will no longer allow customers to use [more]

Tue Feb 24

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stevenjklein replied to the Online Banking board. 8:06 PM

Re: Instant transfers between banks

Of course I can Google that for you.

But what you found wasn't an iOS hack. The first, Wirelurker, is a Mac trojan horse.

Your 2nd link is to a hypothetical vector, where hypothetical means "even the people who claim it [more]

Sun Feb 22

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stevenjklein posted to the Apple board. 9:08 PM

Why do otherwise smart people say…

People keep predicting that Apple won't make TVs or cars or products x, y, and z "because the margins are too low."

But Apple seems to specialize in making huge piles of money by selling high-margin products in categories where [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:19 PM

Re: Verizon: "Can you hear me now???

Text messages sent between users of the Messages app are encrypted automatically, and completely bypass the carriers SMS infrastructure. If a Wi-Fi connection is available, those messages also bypass the carrier's data network. Likewise for voice and [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:55 PM

Re: How to turn off spell check in gmail?

I'm not a wizard or a warlock; I cannot cast spells, and have no need for a spell checker.

(I've never understood why people don't call the tool that checks spelling a "spelling checker." Or "Spelling check.")

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:40 PM

Re: Free OneDrive Cloud Storage Offer

It's not free. To get it, you must "agree to receive promotional emails from OneDrive."

You might also want to read Microsoft's Privacy Statement: [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:24 PM

Re: Ask home page hijacking

For instance when updating JAVA, Oracle will try to download a Ask.com tool bar and set ask.com as the homepage.

Actually, it happens if you're updating Java, or installing it [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 3:12 PM

Re: Connecting MBP to HDTV

Does the Mini Display port also transmit the sound from the computer to TV?

The DisplayPort specification is capable of supporting digital audio, but some older Macs don't support it. (Where "older" means models released [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Spreadsheet Advice board. 2:57 PM

Re: Checking multiple cells to see if equal

I've been meaning to post a thank you to everyone here who took a shot at answering my question.

Ultimately it was decided that it wasn't sufficient to merely note the exception, but to note the day of the week on which the exception [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Online Banking board. 12:27 PM

Re: Instant transfers between banks

The 2 business day limit for debit cards is from the date you lose possession of the debit card or were otherwise made aware of the loss - not from the day you receive your statement.

And if you become aware of the loss when you [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Online Banking board. 12:01 PM

Re: Instant transfers between banks

*someone* in your household has a habit of skating closer to the edge than is advisable…

Says whom? I wrote that she "miscalculated her balance." Math errors are not limited to small sums.

Also, I take issue with [more]

Wed Feb 18

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 10:08 PM

Re: Would you buy used auto advice from this man

Apple has always designed but outsourced manufacturing.

True, if "always" started about 20 years ago.

If memory serves, the PowerBook 100 was the first Mac to be manufactured by an outside company. (And if you [more]

Sun Feb 15

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 7:16 PM

Re: iCloud Password?

I've seen this problem a lot, especially for people upgrading to new Macs. (It's been around at least since Mavericks shipped, so shame on Apple for not fixing it by now.)

The fix is simple: Go to system preferences and sign out of iCloud. [more]

Thu Feb 12

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 12:19 AM

Re: Focus of iOS9 Development

Kind of like Snow Leopard.

How did Apple describe it at the time? This slide sums it up nicely: http://cdn.arstechnica.net/20090828/snow-leopard-0-new-featu...

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 12:12 AM

Re: Achilles Heel

But that leaves the other two-thirds of people, including myself. Some where just looking, I'm sure. But others were huddled around tables with Apple staff. There was no way to know why, without peering over their shoulder. But they did not seem [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 12:06 AM

Re: Achilles Heel

No other software I own requires a computer restart these days...

But I thought you said you were a PC guy. That pretty strongly implies Windows. And lots of Windows updates require restarts.

And most anti-virus software [more]

Wed Feb 11

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 11:54 PM

Re: Let's salute Cook's genius for once

So, are you proud to be Jewish (you know, a trait for which people have been killed in the past)?

And in the present. Less than a month ago, four people were killed in Paris, just because they were Jewish.

Yes, I was born [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 11:48 PM

Re: Let's salute Cook's genius for once

it's nice that you live in an environment where you've never seen the ugliness of prejudice…

You're simply wrong about that. I'm an Orthodox Jew -- I wear a yarmulke on my head, and so my Judaism is conspicuous.

I assure you [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 11:41 PM

Re: Let's salute Cook's genius for once

Aren't you proud to be a Jew? I'm proud to be Latino …

Judaism is a religion, not a race. One can convert to Judaism, but I never heard of anyone converting to Latino!

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