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Steven J Klein

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 30 minutes ago

Re: Updated post re: Office for Mac came first

However the case can be made that the base version of Word was created on MS-DOS & advanced further on the Mac.

Yes, Word for DOS came first, but MS-DOS was not Windows. Windows came out in 1985, but there was no native version of [more]

Sat Jul 4

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 11:09 PM

Re: Updated post re: Office for Mac came first

I used AppleWorks on the Mac as ClarisWorks first, and that debuted in 1998…

Two (or three) different products with three different names:

1. AppleWorks for the Apple II series came out in 1984, and moved to Claris when Apple [more]

Fri Jul 3

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stevenjklein posted to the Jewish and Foolish board. 1:39 PM

Talk about setting a low bar!

"Hillary Clinton to Jewish donors: I’ll be better for Israel than Obama"

I can't think of any candidate from either side of the aisle who couldn't honestly make such a claim.

Source: [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 10:39 AM

Re: Updated post re: Office for Mac came first

In the mid-eighties, Number one software by unit sales was AppleWorks, which combined a word processor, spreadsheet, & database. ( Lotus 123 was a distant second.)

Almost everyone doing wordprocessing on an Apple II computer used [more]

Thu Jul 2

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stevenjklein posted to the Apple board. 12:52 AM

Updated post re: Office for Mac came first

A while back I posted a link to my blog, where I compared the release dates of Word, Excel, etc. on Mac vs. Windows.

Originally I only included the year of release, but earlier this evening I decided to add exact dates.

One [more]

Wed Jul 1

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:36 PM

Re: OT: Thought provoking,,,

Microsoft Windows installations have gone from floppy disks to CDROMs to DVDs all to still primarily do Microsoft Office.

Well, not for the first five years.

Windows shipped on November 20, 1985. Office for Windows was [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 8:41 PM

Re: Rob Enderle on why the Apple Watch failed

Being "wrong" in the past does not mean this article is as well.

I have a limited amount of reading time, and must use some criteria in deciding whose writing is worth reading.

If I ate at a restaurant several [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:41 AM

Re: Trick of the day

And here's a video of your chocolate bar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDVF2eBFR4Y

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stevenjklein replied to the Everyday Ethics board. 12:17 AM

Re: talk about ethics!

Separation of Church and State should be more rigourously taught.

Perhaps if the constitution were more rigorously taught, fewer people would think the phrase "separation of church and state" comes from the US Constitution.

Mon Jun 29

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stevenjklein replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 11:36 PM

Re: Shift Change at a Lighthouse

That video is a great argument in favor of automation. All US lighthouses are automated — we don't have any more lighthouse keepers in this country.

Curiously, according to this Wikipedia article, all French lighthouses are automated, but [more]

Sun Jun 28

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stevenjklein posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:35 PM

Farewell to the best printer I ever had

Tonight my trusty Brother HL-1240 died. It was received 2nd-hand from my Father, who passed away 8-½ years ago.

As I carried it out of my home office to put out with the trash, I noticed the manufacturing date printed on it: August, [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple User's Group board. 5:47 PM

Re: Photos

As a starting point, read this: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204655

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:17 PM

Re: Outlook 2010 issue

It possible for Outlook to be offline even when the computer is online.

Check the status bar at the bottom right corner of the window.

Also, try creating a new Profile using the Mail control panel. (Make sure to configure it to use [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:06 PM

Re: "Freemake" ???

FWIW, iTunes can do this, too.

(I mention this because so many people already have iTunes.)

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stevenjklein replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:22 AM

Re: Outlook 2010 issue

AFAIK no mail client other than Outlook can connect to that monstrosity.

Apple licensed Microsoft's Active Sync protocol a few years back, so the built-in mail clients for OS X and iOS support Exchange.

Also, Exchange [more]

Wed Jun 24

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 10:19 PM

Re: Taylor Swift explains her "No" to

Is Apple now in the position of trying to make demands, as Gates and Microsoft did in this story?

Gates and Microsoft could have essentially put Apple out of business if they had withheld the license for AppleSoft.

I don't [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 7:59 PM

Re: Taylor Swift explains her "No" to

if the electric utility decided to raise rates 500%, would you have a choice?

Sure. In Michigan we have a choice of gas and electric suppliers. (The utilities that own the delivery systems are obligated to allow 3rd parties to use [more]

Tue Jun 23

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stevenjklein replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 7:11 PM

Re: Incoming calls ring on multiple iPhones

Would separate accounts make it messier to share a single contacts database, calendar, etc.?

Not sure about "etc." which is too vague. Sharing calendars is pretty easy: [more]

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stevenjklein replied to the Apple board. 6:18 PM

Re: Taylor Swift explains her "No" to

That's not the artists' problem.

Nobody said it was. Apple was simply saying, "This is how our service will work. If you want to be included, you must agree to our terms."

I'm pretty sure that's how every business [more]

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