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iPhone Local Web Site 934 Views / 4 Replies  
I would like to load a local iWeb site on my iPhone in my house. I do not want to store the web site externally (dropbox, dreamhost, etc.) or access it over the internet. Can anyone think of a way...
Posted by alligator, on Jun 22, 2012 at 07:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Remote XML file problem 448 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm making a web site to display some data from some sensors on an iPad. Creating the web site is not a problem. However, I need to get some of the sensor data from an XML file that is located on a...
Posted by alligator, on Jun 9, 2012 at 10:46 AM, in Developer Center
Dreamhost here, no issues for the last four years. 741 Views / 19 Replies  
Dreamhost here, no issues for the last four years.
Posted by alligator, on Aug 26, 2011 at 07:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I found this list: TIL there's an even better TED... 483 Views / 8 Replies  
I found this list: TIL there's an even better TED Talk spreadsheet, that rates most performances on a scale of 1-10 based on how Reddit and others enjoy them. : todayilearned...
Posted by alligator, on Aug 17, 2011 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have not, but you always have the risk of... 681 Views / 21 Replies  
I have not, but you always have the risk of opting out of the class. Of course, you'd have to have your own legal representation, but you can always fight the cause yourself. If you join the class,...
Posted by alligator, on Aug 17, 2011 at 08:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Can someone help me with my new Xbox? 662 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry, total Xbox noob here. We had a Wii for a long time, and I finally took it back and traded it in and purchased an Xbox 360 with Kinect. The game that came with it is fun, but I have a few...
Posted by alligator, on Aug 17, 2011 at 08:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, ham radio isn't as cool as it once was with... 890 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes, ham radio isn't as cool as it once was with all of the internet-connected cell phones around now, but there is still something interesting about being able to get on the air and communicate over...
Posted by alligator, on Jun 24, 2011 at 03:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's funny. I'm buying a Volvo, picking it up... 657 Views / 6 Replies  
That's funny. I'm buying a Volvo, picking it up in Gothenburg, and am looking for fun stuff to do while we are there.
Posted by alligator, on May 4, 2011 at 08:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We will be in Gothenburg, but I'll have my family... 657 Views / 6 Replies  
We will be in Gothenburg, but I'll have my family with me (including kids) so I can't have TOO much fun . . .

I'm really looking for a city about 1-2 hours from Gothenburg to see a traditional...
Posted by alligator, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Any Swedes (in Sweden) here? 657 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a few questions for someone in Sweden about midsommar this year. I'll be there and would like to know where I should be going with my family. Anyone here in Sweden who can help out?

For...
Posted by alligator, on Apr 22, 2011 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I just passed my Extra class license. I've... 890 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes, I just passed my Extra class license. I've been into ham radio for about 10 years. I mainly contact people through AO-51, the amateur radio satellite. You get about 5 seconds to make a contact...
Posted by alligator, on Apr 19, 2011 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, I do use Time Machine with his... 619 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually, I do use Time Machine with his computer, and he has MobileMe. All of the backups of the address book and calendar are corrupt in Time Machine, and his computer refuses to sync with...
Posted by alligator, on Jan 25, 2011 at 09:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Remote version of OS X 619 Views / 9 Replies  
My father is having a very, very hard time with his Mac. He's managed to corrupt both his address book and iCal so bad that even Apple support can't help him. I'm considering buying a Mac Mini...
Posted by alligator, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Corrupt Address Book - How can I rebuild it? 3,876 Views / 4 Replies  
My father has a corrupt address book that will not upload to MobileMe as part of the sync process. I've successfully gotten a new account on his computer to sync, but not the address book with 1000+...
Posted by alligator, on Jan 10, 2011 at 07:03 PM, in Applications
I bought a new car for myself, does that count? 887 Views / 49 Replies  
I bought a new car for myself, does that count?
Posted by alligator, on Dec 14, 2010 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you had to post here and ask this question,... 964 Views / 27 Replies  
If you had to post here and ask this question, isn't your conscience telling you something? Instead of the couple of bucks you'd actually make doing this, find something more productive to do for...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 13, 2010 at 07:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just wonder how they will get all that snow off... 1,318 Views / 15 Replies  
I just wonder how they will get all that snow off the roof now. I mean, when it's a bubble, you just push it off the edge. When it's in the shape of a bowl, you'll have to throw it UP to get it off...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What about those that required you to upload a... 771 Views / 23 Replies  
What about those that required you to upload a certain amount before you could download files? I also still log into a MUD once in a while I played in 1992 at 2400 baud. Try it at kingdoms.se ...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 10, 2010 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We put in a tankless water heater (gas fired) for... 1,653 Views / 23 Replies  
We put in a tankless water heater (gas fired) for a two bathroom house. We have 5 people, and it was the best thing I've done. Our gas bill is incredibly low, and we NEVER run out of hot water! I...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 6, 2010 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Survey was way too long, I lost interest. 823 Views / 26 Replies  
Survey was way too long, I lost interest.
Posted by alligator, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It comes down to laziness and people not taking... 1,862 Views / 32 Replies  
It comes down to laziness and people not taking any pride in the way they dress. If they cared about how they presented themselves to the world, maybe the quality of our lives would improve a little.
Posted by alligator, on Dec 3, 2010 at 08:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Spelling. 436 Views / 11 Replies  
Spelling.
Posted by alligator, on Dec 3, 2010 at 08:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I need a video game for a long flight. 613 Views / 10 Replies  
I enjoy gaming, but I haven't played very many. I'm looking for a good video game (for my Mac) to get lost in during a 9 hour flight coming up. The ones I have enjoyed are things like Portal and...
Posted by alligator, on Nov 13, 2010 at 08:08 AM, in Gaming
Nope, that's not fierce enough. We are a tough... 989 Views / 8 Replies  
Nope, that's not fierce enough. We are a tough hockey team and we need a good sign for our locker room door. Plus, you forget the kangaroo.
Posted by alligator, on Aug 9, 2010 at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My hockey team 989 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm on a hockey team this fall and our name is the "Flying Zamboni." Quick, someone photoshop me a Zamboni with wings we can use on our locker room door. I figured this is crazy enough where...
Posted by alligator, on Aug 9, 2010 at 07:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tea experts, I need your advice 896 Views / 29 Replies  
I've always been interested in tea, specifically as something to become an expert in and enjoy in the morning or afternoon at work. What I don't know, is if there is a specific type of tea that is...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 28, 2010 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, we did the Bay Beach amusement park and... 672 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, we did the Bay Beach amusement park and wildlife sanctuary. Then we stayed one more night and left. Nice city, but it is seriously lacking in anything interesting to do. Why anyone lives...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 27, 2010 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I ride a Ducati Monster 1100. I love riding, I... 2,149 Views / 43 Replies  
I ride a Ducati Monster 1100. I love riding, I just never get to ride enough!

Here are a few pictures of similar bikes to start everyone drooling....
Posted by alligator, on Jul 25, 2010 at 09:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I realize that, and my kids have made that... 672 Views / 19 Replies  
Yeah, I realize that, and my kids have made that clear on the car ride. Hence the post here saying "Help, what do I do in Green Bay?" This place is certainly interesting. Not what I'd call a great...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 25, 2010 at 08:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm in Green Bay and need something to do! 672 Views / 19 Replies  
My family and I stopped in Green Bay, Wisconsin and have a day and a half. We just finished a long car ride and will leave soon for another long car ride. While we are here, what should we do? Our...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 25, 2010 at 07:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Recommendation needed for difficult backup solution 433 Views / 2 Replies  
I have three computers in my home, each containing important files that need to be backed up. I am considering Time Machine to an external USB drive on my Airport Extreme, but the last time I tried...
Posted by alligator, on Jan 2, 2010 at 07:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Paper weights 736 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an excellent Xerox solid-ink printer at work, and I'd like to increase the quality (or feel) of some of the more important documents I print. I was thinking of printing on heavier paper (but...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 26, 2009 at 06:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I went over there yesterday, and things are a lot... 487 Views / 5 Replies  
I went over there yesterday, and things are a lot worse than I imagined. He is having screen dimming problems when waking from sleep, as well as spinning beach balls waaaay too frequently. I may...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 25, 2009 at 02:57 PM, in Mac OS X
For some reason, he changed his MobileMe password... 487 Views / 5 Replies  
For some reason, he changed his MobileMe password AGAIN this week, then can't figure out why his account won't work with the old password. I was able to use the "forgot password" link on Apple's...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 24, 2009 at 02:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I need help with my father's computer . . . 487 Views / 5 Replies  
I convinced my father to switch to an iMac a few years ago, which was a good for his needs. He has a MobileMe account, but has been having trouble with the account staying online. Because of this,...
Posted by alligator, on Dec 24, 2009 at 01:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I just installed and checked out Team Fortress 2.... 438 Views / 5 Replies  
I just installed and checked out Team Fortress 2. It is almost identical to America's Army from what I could tell in the five minutes I played. Just different characters and different scenes.
...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:42 PM, in Gaming
Yes, I'm running XP on my Boot Camp partition. I... 438 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, I'm running XP on my Boot Camp partition. I also have the "Orange Box" which says "Half-Life 2: Episode Two", "Team Fortress 2" and "Portal" on it. It also mentions including "Half-Life 2" and...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 30, 2009 at 08:31 PM, in Gaming
I need a game recommendation 438 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm looking for a game recommendation that I can play with another person (on separate machines). In the past, I've played America's Army with my brother, and we have teamed up by phone to "get" the...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 30, 2009 at 07:22 PM, in Gaming
Save your money for the next ticket instead. Be... 4,162 Views / 253 Replies  
Save your money for the next ticket instead. Be a man.
Posted by alligator, on Jul 25, 2009 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When she bites you, pinch the stinger in your... 714 Views / 31 Replies  
When she bites you, pinch the stinger in your arm. Then make it fill up with blood until it pops. I did that once when I was a kid.
Posted by alligator, on Jul 25, 2009 at 09:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I like the idea of using my iPhone for this. Any... 703 Views / 19 Replies  
I like the idea of using my iPhone for this. Any suggestions?
Posted by alligator, on Jul 25, 2009 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Guitar Question for Guitar Players 703 Views / 19 Replies  
I need to tune my electric guitar down 1/2 step for a song I'm learning. Unfortunately tuner does not let me do this. Can someone recommend a way for me to do this?

Also, I think my teacher has...
Posted by alligator, on Jul 25, 2009 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a great idea, and executed really well. 752 Views / 19 Replies  
This is a great idea, and executed really well.
Posted by alligator, on Jul 15, 2009 at 09:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can someone help me with Automator? 252 Views / 1 Replies  
There are some web sites that display sequential JPG images that I'd like to save to my computer. I'd like to use Automator for this since it seems like this is a good task to automate.

Each URL...
Posted by alligator, on Jun 30, 2009 at 12:20 PM, in Applications
Shaving your ears is a @#%&#%! 939 Views / 36 Replies  
Shaving your ears is a @#%&#%!
Posted by alligator, on May 18, 2009 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey, don't knock Bill and Ted. Now there was a... 1,577 Views / 56 Replies  
Hey, don't knock Bill and Ted. Now there was a great cinematic production. Unfortunately, I was looking for something a little "heavier" in a book form that Bill and Ted.

Wild Stalion Rules!
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Posted by alligator, on Apr 19, 2009 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just solved my own problem. It seems that the... 436 Views / 1 Replies  
I just solved my own problem. It seems that the only way I can use iWeb or update this blog is to remote back into my MacBook. That might work - but I've never done this from a PC to a Mac before. ...
Posted by alligator, on Apr 12, 2009 at 08:52 PM, in Applications
iWeb and PC Problem 436 Views / 1 Replies  
I normally use a MacBook and iWeb to update a blog I have. The software works great for my purpose. Unfortunately, I'm taking a trip soon and I cannot take the MacBook on this trip. My only option...
Posted by alligator, on Apr 12, 2009 at 08:50 PM, in Applications
Well, I can't comment until I've read everything... 1,577 Views / 56 Replies  
Well, I can't comment until I've read everything on this list! :)

I've made a list, I'll start tomorrow. My wife is begging me to try the Twilight series. I'm not sure about that one . . .
Posted by alligator, on Apr 5, 2009 at 08:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I'm just frustrated that most writers... 1,577 Views / 56 Replies  
I guess I'm just frustrated that most writers take the easy way out and write a story with someone being murdered (hence the plot to find out who did it), or the plot involves some type of...
Posted by alligator, on Apr 5, 2009 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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