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An SI Board Since September 2010
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Emcee:  J.F. Sebastian Type:  Moderated
PURPOSE

We all know Apple products are much easier to use than their competitors products. Still, with desktop computers, notebook computers, iPods, iPads, iPhones, apps, iTunes, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and various flavors of Mac OS X and other software, most mortals can get stuck.

This thread is intended as a place where folks can post their questions and the friendly Apple user community can help them out. From simple questions to complex. It is also OK to ask general troubleshooting questions, post news or give tips about Apple products and their usage. Hopefully some experts will SubjectMark this thread and visit occasionally with their advice. Thanks in advance, experts.

For those needing help with PC and Windows products, please check out the excellent Computer Learning thread, moderated by goldworldnet.

When asking for help, please be sure to do a basic search with your favorite search engine first. If you still need help, please include pertinent details about the product(s) as necessary, such as brand, model number(s), things you've already tried, etc. This will greatly assist us in helping you. Thank you.


If you would like to give Apple feedback about their products (usability issues, make suggestions, etc.), here is the place to do that: apple.com

To report bugs in Apple products, go here: bugreport.apple.com

If someone in the thread has helped you solve a problem, please consider recommending their post or commenting directly to them. This adds to the goodwill in Apple Product Help and gives people incentive to continue to help you and others.

RULES

The basic rule is that all participants must be polite to each other. Try to imagine that you are sitting in a living room with everyone else. Don't say anything you wouldn't say in that situation.

No name calling. Disagree with another person's words all you want, but don't insult the person.

Please use proper punctuation and capitalization in your posts, don't use "text speak." It is OK not to capitalize every letter in words for things like brand or model names, eg., "iphone" will be considered the same as "iPhone" here. Basically, please just show some respect for the English language in this forum. Thank you.

Due to SI policy, political comments are off limits here, unless there is an issue that specifically affects Apple. There are many threads on SI in which to discuss politics, this will not be one of them.

Under no circumstances is anyone to post information to circumvent copy protection of copyrighted materials. This includes commercial music files, software, serial numbers, or anything of the kind.

It's all about having a civil discussion. And hey, let's be careful out there.

You've now read the rules. If you want to know what happens if you violate them, see below.

BANS

Violators of the rules will usually receive a warning, and a second offense will probably result in a ban. In the case of especially egregious violations, a ban may come without warning.

When warranted, a ban may be imposed for being a general nuisance and/or generally disrupting civil discourse.
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4943Thank you.....that is exactly what I’m looking for and is much cheaper than I haVendit™1Sunday
4942You're referring to the USB-C port on the new MacBook Pros, and I usually buJ.F. Sebastian2Sunday
4941Do you have a recommendation for somewhere to buy a flash drive that will fit thVendit™-last Saturday
4940Thanks!SiouxPal-September 11
4939From this Apple Discussions thread, it's likely a bug in macOS that showed J.F. Sebastian1September 11
4938I need help again. My windows are sticking to the top again, and I forget how toSiouxPal-September 10
4937Yeah it should be a no brainer. It hasn't been fun.Doren-August 20
4936Hmmm…no problem removing those controls here: dropbox.com I think some of us thyofal2August 20
4935WIRED.com is offering an incredible $10 deal on a 1-year digital subscription tJ.F. Sebastian3August 19
4934Share and the one that lets you change the color labels. Also my mouse goes liDoren-August 18
4933How to delete iCloud backups on your iPhone or iPad Launch the Settings app on Vendit™1August 16
4932I set up icloud on my iphone and now do not want it. But I can't find any waengineer-August 16
4931Wouldn't let me remove the unused onesWhich ones are those?yofal-August 15
4930Thanks... Yeah I tried to control click and customize the toolbar icons. WouldDoren-August 14
4929As yofal posted, Safari is not "hidden" in Yosemite or any other versiJ.F. Sebastian1August 14
4928There are Applications folders at both the system and user level. • Some apps yofal1August 13
4927Apple has hidden applications in Yosemite? Bugs me I cannot find Safari in theDoren-August 13
4926INVISIBLE MOUSE CLICKS LET HACKERS BURROW DEEP INTO MACOS Good reason to leap fDoren2August 13
4925I'll have to try again,Doren-August 13
4924I was curious, so timed the boot on my late 2014 3GHz i7 mini, 16GB, internal SSHeywood40-August 13
4923Roughly... and these are all restarts from the same system, ie to test the interDoren1August 13
4922I've noticed on Macrumors a lot of people say they are getting speeds (aboutFrank Walker-August 12
4921The bottleneck is supposed to be 800 Firewire but it seems like it handles the J.F. Sebastian1August 12
4920Just bought an SSD drive to test out as a firewire booter for my aging 27" Doren-August 11
4919Also for your bookshelves: [graphic] Creative Selection Inside Apple's Desyofal1August 7
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