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Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 04-14-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By FIYes
I canít speak to iPhone cables, but I have had...

I canít speak to iPhone cables, but I have had bad luck with genuine Apple iPad cables. I havenít tried generic cables from Amazon, etc.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 04-13-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By FIYes
Following this because I am interested in solar....

Following this because I am interested in solar. In fact, I have recently gotten quotes for panels from three companies. In researching this I see that I have a lot of learning to do.

One company...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-08-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 27,151
Posted By FIYes
Alan, my heart goes out to you and your family....

Alan, my heart goes out to you and your family. Wishing for healing for your son and peace for you and your wife as you wait for his recovery. I just canít imagine how hard this is.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-29-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 152,986
Posted By FIYes
Got my second jab yesterday. This morning I have...

Got my second jab yesterday. This morning I have a sore arm and am tired.....no big deal. However, I predict a nap in my future today.

So far, I havenít started singing Jolene. I got Moderna aka...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 03-28-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 41,967
Posted By FIYes
Skin. Based on a true story about a woman...

Skin.

Based on a true story about a woman who was born to white South African family but she had black features. She grew up during apartheid
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-07-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,403
Posted By FIYes
I forgot to mention that being at home has been...

I forgot to mention that being at home has been very good for my cat. In October of 2019, I adopted an ďunadoptableĒ traumatized cat. Our being at home all the time has really helped her to come out...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-07-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,403
Posted By FIYes
I havenít had a cold since early January 2020....

I havenít had a cold since early January 2020. Usually I get 4 or five colds per year. This is a positive change.

We have spent less this past year, but that is not a positive change. We have...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 03-07-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By FIYes
I was able to update to Windows 10 for free!

I was able to update to Windows 10 for free!
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 03-05-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By FIYes
Updating to Windows 10/ancient computer

I am trying to decide whether to update my laptop to Windows 10 or replace or some other alternative. It is currently on Windows 7. I purchased this laptop 11 years ago. I used it quite a bit the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-25-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 152,986
Posted By FIYes
Woohooo! I was able to get DH and myself...

Woohooo! I was able to get DH and myself scheduled for the vaccine this weekend. Finally feeling that there is a light at the end of this tunnel.
Forum: Young Dreamers 02-22-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,502
Posted By FIYes
Retired 11 years ago and loving it. One thing I...

Retired 11 years ago and loving it. One thing I didnít think about much before retirement was how quickly the years go. I realize that we donít have the health and stamina that we had 11 years ago. I...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 02-22-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,308
Posted By FIYes
I picked up the replacement cord today. I double...

I picked up the replacement cord today. I double masked and went back to pick it up. When they brought it out, it was in a small padded envelope that had been mailed to the Apple Store. It had not...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-22-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By FIYes
I gave up on Words with Friends because their ads...

I gave up on Words with Friends because their ads were so intrusive. Iíll check out some of the suggestions here.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-22-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 28,862
Posted By FIYes
Once vaccinated, I will still wear a mask to...

Once vaccinated, I will still wear a mask to stores and other indoor public places. I currently wear a mask for outdoor walking with my neighbor. We both wear masks and neither of us are vaccinated...
Forum: Other topics 02-21-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,498
Posted By FIYes
I have a CR-V that I purchased new two years ago....

I have a CR-V that I purchased new two years ago. I have had no problems with it. I must add that it is extremely low mileage. I bought it November 2018. I traveled extensively in 2019, plane trips...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 02-14-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,308
Posted By FIYes
Okay, question for the folks with tech knowledge....

Okay, question for the folks with tech knowledge. Apple said the issue was the charging cord. If so, then why didnít the other usb c cord that I tried work? It was the original charger that came...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 02-13-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,308
Posted By FIYes
New IPAD

One of the things I tried before contacting Costco and Apple was a different charger. Now the only other usb c charger I had was for my Samsung phone. Works fine with the phone but did nothing for...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 02-12-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,308
Posted By FIYes
I contacted Costco first. I bought the iPad in...

I contacted Costco first. I bought the iPad in October so it is more than a few days past 90, but still new enough that I shouldnít be having problems.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 02-12-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,308
Posted By FIYes
Well, my new iPad Pro will no longer charge. It...

Well, my new iPad Pro will no longer charge. It is past the 90 day return policy at Costco where I bought it, so I have an appointment with the Genius Bar. I have been online and tried all the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-02-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 28,862
Posted By FIYes
It will be awhile before I can get the vaccine....

It will be awhile before I can get the vaccine. Once I am at two weeks past the second shot, I hope to take a little road trip. Also, I will be less hesitant to go to the grocery store. I will...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 01-28-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,125
Posted By FIYes
I have Tracfone and I have gotten two spam texts...

I have Tracfone and I have gotten two spam texts in the last month. Usually I only get a couple per year. They donít have a number attached and appear to have an email address.

I get the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 01-20-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 152,986
Posted By FIYes
Covid Vaccine Distribution

Starting to feel optimistic. A large vaccination in my county rolled out an online sign up to be contacted for an appointment. I immediately signed up DH and myself. Now the sign up included a...
Forum: Other topics 01-19-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 19,024
Posted By FIYes
I have been married over 40 years, so I really...

I have been married over 40 years, so I really canít comment on living alone. However, it has occurred to me that a handy gadget for someone living alone is a Smartwatch. I have a Samsung Smartwatch...
Forum: Travel Information 01-15-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 26,427
Posted By FIYes
We still havenít rescheduled the two...

We still havenít rescheduled the two international trips we had planned for 2020. We are waiting for the vaccine before we schedule any trips. Even when we have the vaccine, I wonder how many places...
Forum: Other topics 01-10-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,656
Posted By FIYes
Best wishes to you during this transition. Keep...

Best wishes to you during this transition. Keep the importance of self care in mind. I recall from earlier posts that you have done a lot of caring for others...your friend with dementia, your...
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