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Nov
8
comment Does “Wi-Fi Assist” respect rules about which apps can use cellular data?
Excellent, thank you! Incidentally, your user icon didn't stand out to me before, but now that I'm reading this on my phone it's making my brain hurt (:
Nov
8
comment Does “Wi-Fi Assist” respect rules about which apps can use cellular data?
Great detective work, thanks! One question: when it was trying and failing to use wifi for your app, did you verify that it was using WI fi assist (I.e., cellular) for other apps that were allowed to use it?
Oct
10
comment How can I dim the screen from Terminal?
For me, these instructions installed a command called brightness, not screenbrightness. Otherwise, this worked as described. Thanks!
Sep
21
comment Make Dropbox app upload in background without having to open every 10 minutes
No, the behavior on wifi is the same as described here.
Apr
19
comment Is charging iPhone all night harmful to my iPhone?
The other answers are saying that charging for a prolonged period isn't any worse than unplugging your phone and just leaving it sitting with a full battery. This post, if I understand, is saying that both of those cause the battery to degrade slightly faster than if you left it sitting with a partially charged battery.
Apr
1
comment getting “out of memory” error when trying to load specific websites (am not out of RAM)
In retrospect, it looks like the Juniper client was the cause of my problems too. I can now report that this phenomenon hasn't recurred since my organization stopped using Juniper and switched to the OS X native VPN interface.
Mar
2
comment Magic Trackpad stuck battery
In my experience, the stuff that leaks out of modern disposable batteries ("alkaline batteries") is a base, not an acid, and the right way to hydrate / neutralize it is vinegar. Is that incorrect?
Feb
6
comment How to print an image across two pages
The answer does explain how to print across multiple pages; it just includes the option to tweak the size so you get the page dimensions you wanted.
Oct
8
comment How can I hide the unread counter from Outlook 2011 Dock icon?
Further confirmation that there's no built-in way to do this: answers.microsoft.com/en-us/mac/forum/macoffice2011-macoutlook/…
Oct
2
comment Outlook sporadically stops checking mail
@JohnnyKim No, we don't.
Sep
16
comment Outlook sporadically stops checking mail
Interesting. Are you using Mail with an Exchange server?
Sep
11
comment Applications frequently become permanently unresponsive
Preview hasn't been consistently causing problems, just this morning. I went ahead and cleared the recent files menu.
Sep
11
comment Applications frequently become permanently unresponsive
The 3 finder crash reports are for my user account. I don't recall seeing anything unusual happen at the time. They were, in order, SIGSEGV, SIGBUS, and SIGSEGV. I don't see anything else in there that I'm able to interpret. In my DiagnosticReports folder I have reports for clusters of 3-4 crashes like that every few days in the past couple of weeks.
Sep
11
comment Applications frequently become permanently unresponsive
Preview was crashing when I tried to paste an image from the clipboard. It didn't resemble the problem with apps hanging, and it doesn't seem to be recurring now.
Sep
11
comment Applications frequently become permanently unresponsive
The culprit appears to be Flash. I have it set to request permission on all sites, and the error reliably appears about 30 seconds after permitting it on one of the pages I use frequently. I will refrain from using it and see if that helps.
Sep
11
comment Applications frequently become permanently unresponsive
@Buscar웃 I've added a log.
Sep
11
comment Applications frequently become permanently unresponsive
I'll do that next time I catch it -- as is so often the case, asking for help with the problem seems to have made it temporarily disappear.
Sep
11
comment Applications frequently become permanently unresponsive
@Buscar웃 There don't seem to be any log entries related to the stuck applications.
Mar
12
comment getting “out of memory” error when trying to load specific websites (am not out of RAM)
This works! And unlike my solution, it actually fixes the underlying problem and helps explain what's going on. Thank you!
Dec
6
comment How Do I Use 'cp' to Overwrite Files?
Not sure why this was downvoted. I was under the impression that explicitly specifying -f would override -i in the alias, but I checked and it does not. The poster should find out whether they have cp aliased (type alias cp). They can change the alias in their profile or use /bin/cp as suggested.