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Just a couple of thoughts on printer apps in... 235 Views / 1 Replies  
Just a couple of thoughts on printer apps in general.
1. Most recent iPads and iPhone's have enough processing power so that setup should not have to be done using a desktop. How about a USB cable...
Posted by danangdoc, on Jun 29, 2015 at 01:48 PM, in Mac News
One thing not fixed was the app update. As most... 424 Views / 7 Replies  
One thing not fixed was the app update. As most users know, you often need to avoid an update, based on App Store user comments. Apple should have given us the option to delete a particular update...
Posted by danangdoc, on Jun 10, 2013 at 09:45 PM, in Mac News
I'm an Apple fan from way back when I learned to... 612 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm an Apple fan from way back when I learned to program in Pascal on an Apple IIe. Went thru a few iPhones, iPods, and have an iPad 3rd gen, which I love. I would NOT buy, nor can I recommend the...
Posted by danangdoc, on Dec 14, 2012 at 01:46 PM, in Tech News
SATA upgrades to new MINI 4,413 Views / 12 Replies  
If you want to really expand your storage and speed, look to iFixit on the web, who has a solution. You get a kit for around $250, pull your super drive, and can install 2-500Gb drives. I read the...
Posted by danangdoc, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Also, how does one find the "System Profiler" or... 555 Views / 4 Replies  
Also, how does one find the "System Profiler" or the "USB section" in OSX? (I'm a recent convert)

Thanks.
Posted by danangdoc, on Feb 4, 2009 at 04:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
got further.. 555 Views / 4 Replies  
Steve,

I re-installed and got as far as having the printer status as "Printing" and the status window shows "GENERICCLASS: WAITING FOR DEVICE" and "CONNECTING" but it never does. I realize this...
Posted by danangdoc, on Feb 4, 2009 at 04:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Print setup problem 555 Views / 4 Replies  
I just downloaded the latest drivers for my HP laserjet 2100, since I couldn't get the new Lexmark to work. It's connected to my mini via USB, which is plugged in. I can make the printer create a...
Posted by danangdoc, on Feb 4, 2009 at 02:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Other alternative 626 Views / 6 Replies  
I think the question has been answered - they can't get around the new copy protection. Again, I can't believe I'm the only one with this problem, and like I said, "I can't really complain, because...
Posted by danangdoc, on Feb 3, 2009 at 05:29 PM, in Applications
Handbrake 626 Views / 6 Replies  
I recently tried to copy my original copy of The Dark Knight to my itunes library, but the process only ran just so far and got an error. I then downloaded the newest version of handbrake and got the...
Posted by danangdoc, on Feb 3, 2009 at 03:03 PM, in Applications
Thanks for info 546 Views / 3 Replies  
Evidently I did order an IDE interface enclosure in error, and the Intel Mini uses an SATA, which I have ordered. Now I know, as I will be doing drive upgrades for a couple of my friends with Intel...
Posted by danangdoc, on Jan 30, 2009 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
mini hard drive? 546 Views / 3 Replies  
I updated the drive in my mini. I got an external enclosure to put the old seive in, but the connecttion socket doesn't match. The drive connects using an extension of it's circuit board, but the...
Posted by danangdoc, on Jan 28, 2009 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Too much! 648 Views / 5 Replies  
Spiff, you should go to Apple.com and then click STORE and in the bottom of the screen click on REFURBS. You can get an 8-gig for $179 and Apple treats is as new. It's fully warranteed, and you can...
Posted by danangdoc, on Jan 22, 2009 at 02:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
documents 4,073 Views / 13 Replies  
go to www.dataviz.com I shows that they are coming out with what we want. iPhone is one of the platforms you can select from. Now we just have to wait.
Posted by danangdoc, on Jan 12, 2009 at 03:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Coming soon? 4,073 Views / 13 Replies  
I think I read somewhere that Dataviz, who did "Documents to Go" for Palm (compatible apps with Word and Excel) is going to release something for the iPhone/iPod Touch. I hope they do, and if they...
Posted by danangdoc, on Jan 7, 2009 at 01:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mini - yet may be 6,617 Views / 128 Replies  
I think we have to listen to what Apple said recently about not wanting the Macworld event to drive their product releases. It's nice the new MB pro - 17" was available to release at this time, but...
Posted by danangdoc, on Jan 6, 2009 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Meh... 1,615 Views / 30 Replies  
Gotta say, while it is interesting as a design exercise, it's never gonna replace my mini. It kinda looks like it was designed by a committee. When I needed to keep the desktop footprint small and...
Posted by danangdoc, on Dec 17, 2008 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mini hd upgrade 620 Views / 6 Replies  
I just got a quote for almost $200 to upgrade an Intel C2Duo Mini to a 320Gig HD. I can buy the drive myself for under $100, and have watched some videos (Yeah, they make it look easy, I'm sure...)...
Posted by danangdoc, on Dec 15, 2008 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
monitor 2,701 Views / 12 Replies  
I recently got the Logitech clip-on camera/mic and mounted it on the top of my Apple 20" monitor, for $129 plus tax.

Consider that there are advantages to an 'add-on' device like this. It can be...
Posted by danangdoc, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mini issues 1,053 Views / 24 Replies  
Just one observation since my last post. Used core-2 duo Mini's are as rare as hens teeth. Anyone thinking of trading up to a macbook and wanna sell your mini (specs above)? I'm in eastern PA. I...
Posted by danangdoc, on Dec 5, 2008 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
touch upgrade 976 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, I found it. I looked right at it once, and didn't see it due to the fact that my eyes are 60-something yrs old. And I do like being able to turn it off so I can mis-spell words like "tonite"...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 26, 2008 at 09:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
2.2 upgrade for iPod Touch.... 976 Views / 2 Replies  
I thought this was supposed to come with a 'switch off' auto-spelling when I'm typing. I upgraded, and it doesn't show anywhere in SETTINGS. How does this work, or does 2.2 really do nothing for the...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 24, 2008 at 10:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
my Mac 1,053 Views / 24 Replies  
When I discuss my computer, I always tell people it's a Mac-Mini. I never say "I have a mini" because that often causes people to draw the wrong conclusion, and, well, you guys get the drift....". In...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 24, 2008 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Printing 4,298 Views / 6 Replies  
I realize that having print capability from iPhone/iPod would require that print drivers be loaded. This was available years ago on my old Palm PDA, so it can be done, and they only had a fraction...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 24, 2008 at 10:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Two versions of 2.2 3,170 Views / 61 Replies  
iPod Touch has a different version. Download from iTunes Store I've read. No street view for Touch of course.
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 21, 2008 at 01:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Touch to flat-screen? 1,385 Views / 1 Replies  
I would like to connect my 1st gen iPod Touch to a flat-screen monitor. (Not a t.v.!) but Apple does not supply such a connector. They have component (RCA plugs) and composite (RCA plugs) cables, but...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 20, 2008 at 07:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Multi-screens on Mini? 1,053 Views / 24 Replies  
Is it possible to run two monitors on the intel core-2-duo mini? I know the CPU can do it, but the mini has one graphic card. Just wondering if anyone knows of a work-around. This would be to have...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 20, 2008 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
NASA live feed 637 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't know why this won't work on your iPhone, unless it's flash-based. If so, it will NEVER work on any Apple hand-held device, now, or in the future. I will try this on my iPod Touch tonight.
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Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 19, 2008 at 11:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you don't want to use your browser, just use... 637 Views / 6 Replies  
If you don't want to use your browser, just use your uTube app and put NASA or ReelNasa in the search field. Let us know how that works for you!
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 17, 2008 at 10:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You can go there any time you want. Just go to... 637 Views / 6 Replies  
You can go there any time you want. Just go to www.youtube.com/reelnasa and you can see the latest space station communication, etc. For more, such as shuttle info, when you the space station will...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 17, 2008 at 10:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: I just upped my Intel core-2 duo Mini to 4 gb... 70,110 Views / 13 Replies  
I just upped my Intel core-2 duo Mini to 4 gb today. Got it at Double-Click computing in Bethlehem PA - $151, including installation (and tax!). Took about 15 minutes for them to do it. System shows...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 15, 2008 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Salmon? 14,353 Views / 12 Replies  
If this is not a business e-mail address, then rather than trying to swim upstream, why not just switch to Yahoo? I say this only because they have a nice client application for the iPhone/iPod...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 14, 2008 at 01:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Choices 1,222 Views / 8 Replies  
You have a lot of options with the iPod touch - that is, there are the 3 sizes in the both the old and new generation. 8-gig, 16-gig, and 32-gig. Depends on what you need and what you want to...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 12, 2008 at 03:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Lacie external HDD stopped appearing 446 Views / 1 Replies  
My cousin has an original mini - running OS 10.4.11, and has been using the LaCie 500Gb external drive. Says today the system doesn't see it for some reason. Checked - unplugged and plugged back in...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 6, 2008 at 10:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ISSA, I wish to differ with you. You said: "I... 1,994 Views / 20 Replies  
ISSA, I wish to differ with you. You said: "I don't think we can realistically expect Apple to do thorough testing and give the company's official approval to each and every app that is released". ...
Posted by danangdoc, on Nov 4, 2008 at 10:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks Pearl2000! I went to the mp3 site and... 725 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks Pearl2000! I went to the mp3 site and they have just what I need so I can power my mini when I build it into my boat! Even custom cables! Perfect!
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 31, 2008 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Update! 1,994 Views / 20 Replies  
I got the update from Air Sharing last night, and now (without even turning my Mac on) the spreadsheet that would only display as a thumnail on my iPod Touch now shows the FULL VIEW! Yippee! Can't...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 30, 2008 at 09:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
AIR SHARE- thumbnails only! 1,994 Views / 20 Replies  
Yeah, I did that setting - "INCLUDE PREVIEW IN DOCUMENT", but it simply doesn't work. Again, I'm not complaining, but people need to know before the spend any money on this. I got it for free so this...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 27, 2008 at 08:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not so good... 1,994 Views / 20 Replies  
I guess this works for some people, but I note (not a rant since I got it for free....) that when I display a spreadsheet from Numbers, I can only get the 'thumbnail' view - not full screen as...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 24, 2008 at 10:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod share App at Appstore 2,518 Views / 5 Replies  
There is an app you can download right from the App store. I don't remember the name but will check this post tonite and list it if you haven't found it. It allows you to share your library with like...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 23, 2008 at 09:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Also works as: 352 Views / 1 Replies  
I did send the spreadsheet on the iPod as an e-mail. Previously it was complicated, but this time when I opened the file in my PC e-mail, I copied it (it comes in as a screen full XML code) and then...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 20, 2008 at 01:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Best place to promote.... 2,146 Views / 12 Replies  
The best thing to do is to let the users promote it. Once it's in the App store, only those who actually have purchased it can now enter a review. If it's a good app, bug-free, usefull or fun, then...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 20, 2008 at 11:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Spreadsheet app update! 352 Views / 1 Replies  
Softalks update of their "Spreadsheet" application has just been released at the App store.. I got my 'download' notice yesterday. I can import or export my spreadsheets from my iPod Touch via Wifi....
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 20, 2008 at 11:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sad loss 944 Views / 16 Replies  
I did the same thing with a Palm E2 - dried it off and put it on a warm window-sill in the sunlight and left it all day. Came home and it worked! Can't fix the lost ones though - I used to travel a...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 17, 2008 at 03:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Spreadsheet vs. Airsharing 456 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry to confuse you. When I downloaded AirSharing, it was free. I was able to set it up quickly and easily. I did pay US $7.99 for SPREADSHEET. And in fairness, I can't really compare the two,...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 2, 2008 at 04:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Spreadsheet application! 456 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't work for Softshare (they're in the U.K.) but have to say they have the best spreadsheet out there for the iPod/iPhone. Of course they are the only one I know of! Took a bit to get used to it,...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 2, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Strange problems 2,497 Views / 54 Replies  
I have not experienced any of these problems, but sympathize with your issues. I hate to go with the obvious, but have you updated to the latest version of the iPod OS? If you are using a Mac, are...
Posted by danangdoc, on Oct 2, 2008 at 01:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
BT file exchange? 8,622 Views / 132 Replies  
I don't own an iPhone or a BB. I use and old RAZR as I don't have that many calls. Used it twice when I broke down on the highway and that's the kind of utility I need - cheap and dependable. I am...
Posted by danangdoc, on Sep 2, 2008 at 01:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Palm had the same issue, but you could profile... 591 Views / 6 Replies  
Palm had the same issue, but you could profile your synch as to what apps you wanted to synch on that particular session, and could (1) synch the two, (2) let the device over-write the PC file, or...
Posted by danangdoc, on Aug 27, 2008 at 11:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
BBC video's 416 Views / 3 Replies  
BBC has a lot to offer. I recently bought ($1.99) an episode of Robin Hood. Worst ever! I can't believe how bad it is. Must be for 8-year olds. Then I looked at the series "Primeval" which is pretty...
Posted by danangdoc, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks QSilver! 591 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the input. I had read somewhere that you could only have iTunes on one desktop. Gotta stop smoking those mushrooms! This will help me out greatly!:)
Posted by danangdoc, on Aug 22, 2008 at 11:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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