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Oct
24
comment Enable Time Machine to backup an SD Card?
How is your card formatted?
Oct
14
comment What features in iOS 7 make a difference?
How about some good examples sourced from there that don't appear here? Otherwise this is more useful as a question comment than an answer...
Sep
25
comment What features in iOS 7 make a difference?
I really hope they add a toggle for this feature in an upcoming iOS7 update as I got used to holding down on the shutter then releasing when I wanted the picture taken, to reduce shake and improve timing. 3rd party Camera apps are able to toggle this in iOS7.
Sep
24
comment What features in iOS 7 make a difference?
@patrix Fixed, thanks for the feedback.
May
14
comment What tiny thing in iOS 5 makes you smile, or has caught you off guard?
Use @@ for your email address and ## for your phone number
Mar
5
comment How do I remove files from iTunes which have been deleted on disk?
Hrm. Just tried it again and it seems to be working. Either a recent update to iTunes 11 fixed this or I missed something before.
Feb
14
comment How do I remove files from iTunes which have been deleted on disk?
Unfortunately as of iTunes 11 this appears to no longer work. Invalid tracks are now added to the playlist.
Jan
24
comment Enable Time Machine to backup an SD Card?
Not backing up TO SD, rather using SD as additional storage and want that to be backed up via TM
Jan
22
comment Enable Time Machine to backup an SD Card?
@vcsjones great point, I believe it's exFAT but I could try reformatting it to HFS+ to test
Sep
26
comment What hidden features have you found in iOS 6?
'edited' for clarity
Sep
26
comment What hidden features have you found in iOS 6?
It's not about dialing, it's about having a phone number in a contact, web page, or email where iOS' data detector turns it into a clickable link.
Sep
26
comment What hidden features have you found in iOS 6?
Btput 'answering' you mean 'acknowledging the notificatioon', correct?
Sep
26
comment What hidden features have you found in iOS 6?
I've only tested it a bit but a space then x### seems to work. I suspect it will pick up a few other methods too. But tried with 'ex' instead of x and it didn't work.
Sep
25
comment What hidden features have you found in iOS 6?
Screenshots or specific examples of how this is useful will prevent further downvoting...
Jun
1
comment How do I remove files from iTunes which have been deleted on disk?
This is brilliantly simple - thanks!
May
31
comment What is a good Time Capsule substitute?
My understanding is that the ONLY supported way to use Time Machine over a wireless network is via an Apple Time Capsule. From my experience and research, trying to use Time Machine on a wireless drive/NAS is not only unsupported but extremely unreliable.
Apr
17
comment Downloading voicemail to my laptop
Your phone has to be jailbroken for iExplorer to access voicemail files. Apparently the paid version (Phone to Mac or Phone to PC) will copy voicemail off a 'regular' iPhone: macroplant.com/phonetomac
Mar
28
comment What tiny thing in iOS 5 makes you smile, or has caught you off guard?
On further use this may be a bug as it doesn't seem to always happen (reliably or consistently), or only a partially supported feature. Trying to get to the bottom of this: discussions.apple.com/thread/3836857
Mar
27
comment Why does my iPhone use so much “other” space after upgrade to iOS 5?
Perhaps try an app like iExplorer (macroplant.com/iexplorer) or PhoneView (ecamm.com/mac/phoneview) to see if you can easily browse the file system of your iPad to determine what is taking up the space:
Mar
26
comment Why does my iPhone use so much “other” space after upgrade to iOS 5?
You may want to try a backup and then factory restore. Also, check if there are any apps that store (large amounts of) data locally that could be taking it up.