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Try Xmarks Xmarks | Bookmark Sync and Search... 1,105 Views / 3 Replies  
Try Xmarks Xmarks | Bookmark Sync and Search (http://www.xmarks.com/)
Posted by tomrock, on Aug 26, 2011 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
Just make sure to copy BEFORE you install since... 25,286 Views / 624 Replies  
Just make sure to copy BEFORE you install since it gets deleted. I zipped it just to have a backup.
Posted by tomrock, on Jul 22, 2011 at 03:04 PM, in Mac OS X
21.5" iMac iLugger Carrying Case 444 Views / 0 Replies  
Have you ever needed to take your 21.5" iMac with you? I have the solution.

This case is made by http://www.ilugger.com/ and it's a great case for traveling with an iMac. You unplug the Mac, put...
Posted by tomrock, on Jul 6, 2011 at 03:17 PM, in Marketplace
Thank you!! 618 Views / 18 Replies  
Thank you!!
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Surely you're kidding? 618 Views / 18 Replies  
Surely you're kidding?
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 29, 2010 at 07:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pocketmoney. Here's a link to the developer's... 990 Views / 4 Replies  
Pocketmoney. Here's a link to the developer's website Catamount Software (http://www.catamount.com/blog/)
Posted by tomrock, on May 30, 2010 at 09:54 AM, in iPhone Apps
It's very easy to type. The "f" and "j" keys have... 5,380 Views / 113 Replies  
It's very easy to type. The "f" and "j" keys have the little lines on them so you know where to position your fingers. :-)
Posted by tomrock, on Apr 4, 2010 at 06:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Could you remove one of the 250s you have from... 1,040 Views / 13 Replies  
Could you remove one of the 250s you have from its enclosure you're happy with and put a 1 or 2 TB drive in there? You already have the enclosure. You'd just need a drive.
Posted by tomrock, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In fact, I have a 120 you could borrow that came... 788 Views / 2 Replies  
In fact, I have a 120 you could borrow that came out of Vicky's MB Pro.
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 25, 2008 at 09:10 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The easiest thing with a MacBook? Yank the drive... 788 Views / 2 Replies  
The easiest thing with a MacBook? Yank the drive out, put in another one and when you get back, put the original in. Might cost $60 for a 160 drive.
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 25, 2008 at 09:08 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Here's a link to the story Marines To Wage War In... 1,477 Views / 42 Replies  
Here's a link to the story Marines To Wage War In Indianapolis - Indiana News Story - WRTV Indianapolis (http://www.theindychannel.com/news/16405766/detail.html)
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 15, 2008 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Marines area having urban warfare games in... 1,477 Views / 42 Replies  
The Marines area having urban warfare games in and around Indy right now. I read about it in the Indy paper a couple of weeks ago.
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 15, 2008 at 10:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the same MBP and I've seen this, too. I... 448 Views / 3 Replies  
I have the same MBP and I've seen this, too. I don't know what the problem is so I can't help, but at least you know you're not alone.
Posted by tomrock, on May 23, 2008 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm pretty sure on the file menu there's a Backup... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm pretty sure on the file menu there's a Backup choice that will break the file into chunks that will fit a floppy. Then, maybe you can import that on the new machine.

Good luck.
Posted by tomrock, on Mar 4, 2008 at 09:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I love trains. ... 7,245 Views / 133 Replies  
I love trains.

http://tomrockwell.com/post/ConrailQuality.jpg
Posted by tomrock, on Feb 27, 2008 at 08:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In Onyx, click the Parameters icon at the top and... 3,565 Views / 8 Replies  
In Onyx, click the Parameters icon at the top and then click the Finder button that shows up under parameters. One of the choices next to Misc Options is "Show hidden files and folders".

This will...
Posted by tomrock, on Feb 23, 2008 at 08:11 AM, in Applications
I've been saying this since the day Leopard was... 3,393 Views / 56 Replies  
I've been saying this since the day Leopard was released -- what took you so long?
Posted by tomrock, on Feb 13, 2008 at 07:37 AM, in Mac OS X
You may want to look at http://macsales.com too.... 371 Views / 5 Replies  
You may want to look at http://macsales.com too. They'll probably tell you exactly which ram you need and how much of it.

I can't imagine running OS X with 256 megs of ram.
Posted by tomrock, on Dec 21, 2007 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm glad it worked out for you but you should... 545 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm glad it worked out for you but you should probably note that SuperDuper specifically says it doesn't work with Leopard. That may be the issue here.
Posted by tomrock, on Dec 19, 2007 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I used Outlook 2 Mac from Little Machines a few... 682 Views / 7 Replies  
I used Outlook 2 Mac from Little Machines a few years ago and it did a great job. Well worth the money.
Posted by tomrock, on Dec 12, 2007 at 08:26 AM, in Applications
Your video card probably doesn't support menu bar... 410 Views / 3 Replies  
Your video card probably doesn't support menu bar transparency.
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 26, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Mac OS X
The screen saver preview in system preferences... 466 Views / 2 Replies  
The screen saver preview in system preferences shows pink previews and my second monitor shows pink covers in Leopard. Main display is fine.
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 21, 2007 at 07:44 AM, in Mac OS X
There are several threads about Mac Pro ram on... 1,098 Views / 10 Replies  
There are several threads about Mac Pro ram on this page. But make sure you buy from someone who knows Macs if you're not crystal clear about what you want. Find the latest Performance Upgrades,...
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 20, 2007 at 08:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
OWC has a video on doing this: Tech Center at... 1,849 Views / 29 Replies  
OWC has a video on doing this:
Tech Center at OtherWorldComputing.com (http://eshop.macsales.com/tech_center/installation.cfm)
Posted by tomrock, on Nov 11, 2007 at 08:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have that same card reader and computer and... 481 Views / 10 Replies  
I have that same card reader and computer and I've noticed you have to push the card in pretty firmly. Make sure it's pushed in all the way.
Posted by tomrock, on Oct 18, 2007 at 07:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: What about "activated" applications like... 2,594 Views / 72 Replies  
What about "activated" applications like Photoshop? Will archive and install keep your activations?
Posted by tomrock, on Oct 17, 2007 at 08:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Search. This is a commonly-asked question. 494 Views / 3 Replies  
Search. This is a commonly-asked question.
Posted by tomrock, on Sep 23, 2007 at 11:10 AM, in Applications
Here's an article on turning PHP on with Tiger:... 515 Views / 14 Replies  
Here's an article on turning PHP on with Tiger: PHPmac - Enabling Apple's Supplied PHP in OS X 10.4 Tiger (http://www.phpmac.com/articles.php?view=225)

Even though the article is old, it works...
Posted by tomrock, on Sep 21, 2007 at 08:20 AM, in Applications
For every brand of hard drive, you'll find some... 768 Views / 13 Replies  
For every brand of hard drive, you'll find some people who love it and others who have had problems with it.

That said, I also like Seagate.
Posted by tomrock, on Sep 16, 2007 at 08:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've seen this to and I've never found a way to... 713 Views / 10 Replies  
I've seen this to and I've never found a way to fix it. I even showed it to a couple of guys at an Apple store and they just scratched their heads.
Posted by tomrock, on Sep 14, 2007 at 08:51 AM, in Mac OS X
It's a pretty big drop -- $200. 5,398 Views / 103 Replies  
It's a pretty big drop -- $200.
Posted by tomrock, on Sep 5, 2007 at 02:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I believe that's called a "pile driver". 836 Views / 24 Replies  
I believe that's called a "pile driver".
Posted by tomrock, on Jul 30, 2007 at 08:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Prune juice for astronauts -- Prune Tang. 836 Views / 24 Replies  
Prune juice for astronauts -- Prune Tang.
Posted by tomrock, on Jul 29, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is the MyBook bus powered? I didn't think so. 923 Views / 22 Replies  
Is the MyBook bus powered? I didn't think so.
Posted by tomrock, on Jul 24, 2007 at 08:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I like the clear plastic cases Macsales offers... 923 Views / 22 Replies  
I like the clear plastic cases Macsales offers OWC: Apple Mac G4 upgrades, Laptop Batteries, Memory, Drives (http://macsales.com)

Click the Firewire or Hard Drive tabs.
Posted by tomrock, on Jul 21, 2007 at 07:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You could use SuperDuper to back up to your empty... 387 Views / 5 Replies  
You could use SuperDuper to back up to your empty drive. It clones your boot drive.

SuperDuper! (http://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html)
Posted by tomrock, on Jul 9, 2007 at 07:19 AM, in Applications
I think Onyx Titanium Software... 389 Views / 6 Replies  
I think Onyx Titanium Software (http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs2/english/onyx_tiger.html) will change the format.
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 21, 2007 at 07:16 AM, in Applications
Steve showed it in the keynote. 796 Views / 5 Replies  
Steve showed it in the keynote.
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 21, 2007 at 07:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Here's a great kit for working on Macs Newer... 662 Views / 9 Replies  
Here's a great kit for working on Macs Newer Technology 7 Piece Tool Set - All the... (NWTTOOLKIT) at OWC (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20Technology/TOOLKIT/)
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 17, 2007 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The eBay one was a Macbook *Pro*. Big difference... 379 Views / 4 Replies  
The eBay one was a Macbook *Pro*. Big difference from a Macbook.

Start by looking at Apple's pages to see the differences.
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 4, 2007 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This may help you see what is taking up the space... 713 Views / 14 Replies  
This may help you see what is taking up the space on your disk -- The Omni Group - Applications - OmniDiskSweeper (http://www.omnigroup.com/applications/omnidisksweeper/)
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 4, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My original black Macbook is starting to do this,... 493 Views / 6 Replies  
My original black Macbook is starting to do this, too. It comes and goes.
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 4, 2007 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Aperture is another photo app that takes... 1,009 Views / 13 Replies  
Aperture is another photo app that takes advantage of a higher-end video card.

Isn't the fan in the 1900 considerably louder than the 7300?
Posted by tomrock, on Jun 2, 2007 at 07:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's tricky moving mail between Outlook and any... 503 Views / 4 Replies  
It's tricky moving mail between Outlook and any Mac mail program. The easiest way is to use an IMAP account. Many web hosts will let you access your mail with IMAP.

There are programs that will...
Posted by tomrock, on May 22, 2007 at 07:44 AM, in Applications
Michigan is great. I'm going to Beaver Island, MI... 1,628 Views / 66 Replies  
Michigan is great. I'm going to Beaver Island, MI this week.

http://eyelandart.com
Posted by tomrock, on May 21, 2007 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Make sure it's SATA and take a look at OWC: Apple... 874 Views / 16 Replies  
Make sure it's SATA and take a look at OWC: Apple Mac G4 upgrades, Laptop Batteries, Memory, Drives (http://macsales.com) to see what models they offer for compatibility.
Posted by tomrock, on May 21, 2007 at 08:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you have to delete the existing partition... 1,026 Views / 4 Replies  
I think you have to delete the existing partition on the FreeAgent drive. It's probably formatted with NTFS which is a file system Macs don't write.
Posted by tomrock, on May 7, 2007 at 07:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try dragging around the entire eye to get red-eye... 1,884 Views / 5 Replies  
Try dragging around the entire eye to get red-eye to work. Or increase the exposure of the image to brighten the red eye. You can always set exposure back afterwards (I'm assuming a raw file).
Posted by tomrock, on Apr 30, 2007 at 07:22 AM, in Applications
I've bought Lightroom and the Photoshop CS3... 259 Views / 1 Replies  
I've bought Lightroom and the Photoshop CS3 upgrade this way -- no issues whatsoever.
Posted by tomrock, on Apr 30, 2007 at 07:19 AM, in Applications
The Windows software to read mac drives is called... 968 Views / 9 Replies  
The Windows software to read mac drives is called MacDrive -- I've used it and it works well but in this instance you're better off just using fat32.
Posted by tomrock, on Apr 26, 2007 at 08:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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