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    Quote Originally Posted by foreverducky, post: 255500
    Oh, something I noticed, on some websites I am told that there is a missing plug-in. Is there something that I need to download that is usually commonly missing?
    Depends on what it says is missing. Probably the most common one would be Adobe Flash. You can get that here. That's the most common one I can think of.

    Tom (... could be something else I suppose. Just don't know what.)

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    Finally had a site tell me what I was missing. And yes, it was the adobe flash player. Give it to Target to tell me what I needed.

    I will look into the Western Digital.

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    Another backup option is Time Capsule from Apple. This is a combined Wi-Fi base station and Time Machine backup hard drive all in one.

    I'm not 100% convinced on this one though. Some users have reported some issues with it. I haven't examined it too closely. But I thought I'd throw it out there for you to think about. It's a bunch more expensive than an external drive however.

    Tom (... other things to cloud the waters up a bit.)

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    Something else you need to check out that's pretty cool and included on your Mac is Facetime.

    If you've got friends, relatives or whatever who have either a Mac, and iPhone 4, or and iPad 2, you can have video calls with them anywhere in the world as long as they're connected to the internet.

    And it works great!

    Tom (... tried it with my DW. She was surprised! )

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    Yeah, I saw that one but couldn't swallow the price tag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catrancher, post: 255508
    Something else you need to check out that's pretty cool and included on your Mac is Facetime.

    If you've got friends, relatives or whatever who have either a Mac, and iPhone 4, or and iPad 2, you can have video calls with them anywhere in the world as long as they're connected to the internet.

    And it works great!

    Tom (... tried it with my DW. She was surprised! )
    I'm the only person I know with a mac, except for you guys of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by foreverducky, post: 255510
    I'm the only person I know with a mac, except for you guys of course.
    works to anyone with a recent iphone or ipod touch too though ;-)
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    does all the old pc software work or must I start again if I buy one?



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    apparently apple now supports windows

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    Welcome to the world of Apple, Foreverducky! I know you are going to love your machine. One of the best features will be NO PROBLEMS for at least oh, eight years or so... (mine and counting).

    I know I need a new one, but the one I have is still plugging along... (if I could just keep the boy from messing with it ).

    Enjoy!

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