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    I finally found an owner's manual on the...

    I finally found an owner's manual on the UserManual Wiki. I just googled the model name and the nomenclature is the same. Ta-da!

    It's also over 100 pages long, so I have some reading to do.

    I...
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    Bought: used IBM Wheelwriter typewriter

    Recently, our family bought a used IBM Wheelwriter Series 2 Model 30 typewriter off of G.S.A. Auctions (federal gov't surplus). Our winning bid was only $10. The machine was used by an F.A.A. office...
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    Smartphone Wallet-Cases

    I'm shopping for bargains for a new smartphone. I live in a hilly area where cellular is spotty at best, so buying the latest bling-phone doesn't fit my budget.

    I want to buy a good protective...
  4. Another image from the accessories bundle: ...

    Another image from the accessories bundle:

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  5. I bought a GoPro + Accessories... Not sure what to do next...

    I found a refurbished GoPro Hero Session 4 on Amazon, and I bought it. I also bought a couple MicroSDXC cards, as well as a separate aftermarket kit containing all sorts of funky attachment devices....
  6. I need a rugged hi-q pen with a touchscreen rubber end

    I received a promo package from a firm that makes promotional pens and mechanical pencils. The pen is unique, in that it acts very similar to an ordinary ballpoint pent the back end does not have a...
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    So far, I received a suggestion on another forum...

    So far, I received a suggestion on another forum (non-Tom Bihn) to check out this article:

    https://www.lifewire.com/photo-management-apps-replace-aperture-2259813
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    MacOS: seeking a successor to iPhoto

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    Hi folks!

    I'm on a Core i5 iMac running MacOS 10.12 Sierra. I want to upgrade to Mojave.

    I am still using iPhoto (v. 9.6.1), because I regard Photos (from Apple or Google) as iPhoto Lite....
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    Just to clarify a few details I left out: 1:...

    Just to clarify a few details I left out:

    1: This will be a combination of living space and workspace. It is a kind of basement "man cave" type arrangement that was partially finished 25 years...
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    Merci buckets!

    Merci buckets!
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    IKEA and desk/counter furnishing and shipping

    I have been watching numerous YouTube "ultimate desk setup" videos involving people buying and hacking IKEA products to create desks and counters, among other things.

    I am considering a major...
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    I just bought a Padded Hip Belt and a Sternum...

    I just bought a Padded Hip Belt and a Sternum Strap with the Whistle Sternum Strap Half from Tom Bihn.

    I figured out how to install the Padded Hip Belt without any problem.

    How do I install the...
  13. Thread: Cut the Cord?

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    Cut the Cord?

    Lately, when talking to a friend on the phone who has been a pro at computer sales, IT, configuring systems for business and other IT consulting, it seemed he was relying on cellular for not only his...
  14. Thread: iPhone 7, 8, X

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    ^ Sounds like a plan. You'll get more out of...

    ^ Sounds like a plan.

    You'll get more out of the just-released iOS 11 on an iPad (or iPad Pro) than you'll ever get out of 11 on a new iPhone, big or small.
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    New iCloud security issue!

    There's a new article out about hackers using Apple privacy and password storage features in ransom attacks.

    I have an iMac, and I just activated an iCloud account, but I do not use "Find My...
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    I upgraded from 10.10.5 "Yosemite" to 10.12...

    I upgraded from 10.10.5 "Yosemite" to 10.12 "Sierra" yesterday, but my trusted computer specialist consultant, a man who has been in the computer business for 35 years and who knows Apple products...
  17. Thread: LastPass

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    Alright, either Sunday or some time this coming...

    Alright, either Sunday or some time this coming week, I would like to do my clean-install of MacOS Sierra on my iMac.

    One more question I need to ask about LastPass and 1Password:

    If I choose...
  18. Thread: LastPass

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    If I use LastPass or if I use 1Password, will it...

    If I use LastPass or if I use 1Password, will it work with Windows 10 and with my Moto Android phone as well as with MacOS X?
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    Here's my arrangement: My iMac is currently...

    Here's my arrangement:

    My iMac is currently running MacOS 10.10 "Yosemite". My plan to update it (clean install) to 10.12 "Sierra" is imminent. I also plan to install and run Windows 10 via Boot...
  20. Thread: LastPass

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    LastPass

    The quote above, copied from another Bihn forum thread about clean-installing an operating system on my computer, seemed worth isolating and starting its own discussion thread.

    How many folks here...
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    Thanks folks! One minor pain in the rear is...

    Thanks folks!

    One minor pain in the rear is that I am still using iPhoto 9.6.1. I share an iPhoto library with my family on an external hard drive. Their MacBook Pro is still on MacOS 10.9.5. I...
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    Hey Mac users: I'm clean-installing Sierra

    Hi everyone!

    I've been a Mac user since 1986, and I've been through my share of hardware and software upgrades. Now, I'm preparing to perform my first clean-install (and major update) of the...
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    Improptu concerts, eh? "What's your name, little...

    Improptu concerts, eh? "What's your name, little girl, what's your name???"

    One of your clients must be Lynyrd Skynyrd. ;)
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    On-the-road with Presentation Gear

    I am involved in several local and regional civic organizations pertaining to public festivals, history, public rec trails, safety, and other issues.

    There are public and private committee...
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    My used Brain Bag (hereafter referred to as the...

    My used Brain Bag (hereafter referred to as the "BB") arrived this evening. It's in great shape.

    Here are things I discovered were missing:

    sternum strap
    waist strap / padded hip belt

    I...
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