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Well, I have everything set up and it really... 1,801 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, I have everything set up and it really rocks!

Using that Kanex iAdapt thing for the Mac Mini, and so far so good.

Got two HDMI inputs into my Denon home theater system, and the Denon has...
Posted by Macpilot, on Apr 18, 2010 at 11:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks Steve! Here is the adapter: ... 1,801 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks Steve!

Here is the adapter:

Kanex iAdaptâ„¢ 51 Mini DisplayPort to HDMI w/ 5.1 Channel Digital Audio (http://www.kanexlive.com/products/item-id-3495.html)

I have read all sorts of...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 30, 2010 at 06:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help setting up Home Theater with Mac mini, other components 1,801 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey guys....

I have a few question regarding my new setup.

I have a Samsung HDTV with plenty of HDMI inputs, a new Mac Mini, a CD changer with optical out, a Cable Box with optical out, and a...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 30, 2010 at 05:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the reply. Well, I was fearing that... 3,234 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. Well, I was fearing that was the case and now have regretting going Blackberry. Hopefully Verizon will have some decent phones out soon because these things are a joke. ...
Posted by Macpilot, on Sep 27, 2009 at 08:38 PM, in Applications
Switched to Blackberry, need MobileMe email help 3,234 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey guys.

Well I had to ditch AT&T because I travel to NYC a bunch and it is worthless there. Sucks because I was so used to the iPhone and now I at square two with this BB Tour.

I set up the...
Posted by Macpilot, on Sep 27, 2009 at 12:35 PM, in Applications
Does anybody know if Parallels 3.0 works in Snow... 5,604 Views / 73 Replies  
Does anybody know if Parallels 3.0 works in Snow Leopard?
Posted by Macpilot, on Aug 27, 2009 at 02:58 AM, in Applications
I got the 2.5 4gb MBP. No regrets here. I... 4,798 Views / 39 Replies  
I got the 2.5 4gb MBP. No regrets here.

I was using a 17" 2.33 MBP and it was an impressive machine.

The things I don't like are the keyboard (previous generation keyboard was not...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jan 6, 2009 at 02:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah...gotta get some virus protection. Thanks! 1,299 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah...gotta get some virus protection. Thanks!
Posted by Macpilot, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:55 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
OK...really feeling stupid now... The one... 1,299 Views / 4 Replies  
OK...really feeling stupid now...

The one thing I never tried was just re-running the Parallels Tools installer. Ran it and now it is all good.

Now I can go get some viruses!
Posted by Macpilot, on Jul 21, 2008 at 02:50 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Parallels Build 5608 with XP SP3 - no internet in XP 1,299 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a brand new installation of XP Home. Was able to do all the Windows updates up to SP3. Now I have no internet connection in XP.

Have tried toggling the Shared versus Bridged mode in the...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jul 21, 2008 at 02:35 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
iPhone 1.1.3 Jailbroken - anybody get "Chat" to work? 1,614 Views / 5 Replies  
Just jailbroke the phone, installed "Chat" aka MobileChat. When I enter my AOL info, it just repeatedly says "please wait" and the progress bar just goes on and on, but never logs me into the chat...
Posted by Macpilot, on Feb 18, 2008 at 11:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You are a tool. The Nazi thing is just... 2,529 Views / 51 Replies  
You are a tool.

The Nazi thing is just ridiculous.

And guess what? The more third party apps and crap you install on the iPhone make it less stable. Apple could have loaded all sorts of stuff...
Posted by Macpilot, on Feb 18, 2008 at 10:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't use FileVault. It does not play nice with... 1,910 Views / 13 Replies  
Don't use FileVault. It does not play nice with Time Machine and generally sucks.
Posted by Macpilot, on Feb 17, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in macOS
So I have a Condensed and Black that are part of... 1,810 Views / 8 Replies  
So I have a Condensed and Black that are part of the Helvetica Neue font. I should delete these? Font Book lists two main Helvetica fonts, each of which has different variations.

What I don't...
Posted by Macpilot, on Nov 9, 2007 at 10:29 AM, in macOS
I am having a similar problem, but in my... 1,810 Views / 8 Replies  
I am having a similar problem, but in my Dashboard (clean install of Leopard) it is the Weather widgets that are showing the incorrect font.

Exactly how do I resolve this? How do I know which...
Posted by Macpilot, on Nov 9, 2007 at 02:14 AM, in macOS
iPhone Bookmark syncing - doesn't 911 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey guys.

Syncing Bookmarks between my iPhone and my MacBook has been really spotty.

New bookmarks created on iPhone do not show up on the Mac after the next sync, and vice versa.

I just...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jul 8, 2007 at 10:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apparently I am an idiot too. Can't find it... 464 Views / 3 Replies  
Apparently I am an idiot too. Can't find it anywhere. Used the "search" and found no threads about iPhone applications. Can you point me in the right direction?
Posted by Macpilot, on Jul 1, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Am I the only one a bit confused by the fact that... 1,222 Views / 41 Replies  
Am I the only one a bit confused by the fact that the small print says "you may add data for $20" to your existing minutes plan?" Did they mean "you MUST" add?

I mean, I am a current Cingular...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jun 27, 2007 at 03:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FS: Mac OS 7.6 disc 424 Views / 3 Replies  
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=005&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&viewitem=&item=150133735434&rd=1&rd=1
Posted by Macpilot, on Jun 23, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Mac OS 8 disc 424 Views / 3 Replies  
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=005&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&viewitem=&item=150133735597&rd=1&rd=1
Posted by Macpilot, on Jun 23, 2007 at 11:13 AM, in Marketplace
FS: 20th Anniversary Mac (sweet vintage Mac) 424 Views / 3 Replies  
Here it is:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=005&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&viewitem=&item=150133730143&rd=1&rd=1
Posted by Macpilot, on Jun 23, 2007 at 11:13 AM, in Marketplace
FS: 1984 128k Mac (original, awesome) 424 Views / 3 Replies  
Here it is:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=005&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&viewitem=&item=150133734894&rd=1&rd=1
Posted by Macpilot, on Jun 23, 2007 at 11:12 AM, in Marketplace
I didn't know that the Developer's Preview was... 715 Views / 19 Replies  
I didn't know that the Developer's Preview was also considered the final release.

Apple's website says nothing of the requirements for Leopard. Until it is on Apple's site, you are speculating.
Posted by Macpilot, on Jun 19, 2007 at 11:17 AM, in macOS
Nobody on this forum knows for sure what the... 715 Views / 19 Replies  
Nobody on this forum knows for sure what the system requirements for Leopard will be.

But history would make it a reasonable assumption to declare that G3 machines will not be supported.

I just...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jun 19, 2007 at 02:38 AM, in macOS
How to change a stubborn application icon? 697 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys.

I know how to change an icon. Get info, copy, paste. The problem is that I have tried to change many icons, and there are a few that just won't show the new icon when the application...
Posted by Macpilot, on Apr 24, 2007 at 01:16 AM, in macOS
Sticky: I must say that my new AXIO hard backpack is... 514,968 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I must say that my new AXIO hard backpack is awesome. It is lightweight and attractive, and I got it on eBay for $120. Does not hold much, but if you are looking for something to hold your macbook...
Posted by Macpilot, on Apr 7, 2007 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
First of all, what prompted you to think that... 4,799 Views / 19 Replies  
First of all, what prompted you to think that some 3rd party app is going to be smarter that engineers that designed the fan/temp sensor/logic board?

Take it to Apple. Let them replace the fan...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 29, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You MacBook is over a year old from that screen... 649 Views / 5 Replies  
You MacBook is over a year old from that screen shot.

Did you check the serial number on your battery against the Battery Exchange Program serial number range? You might have a battery that is...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 19, 2007 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Check your battery model number and serial number... 791 Views / 7 Replies  
Check your battery model number and serial number to make sure it is not part of the battery exchange program:

Apple - Support - Exchange & Repair Extension Programs - MacBook Pro...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 9, 2007 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ride this: ... 6,428 Views / 82 Replies  
I ride this:

http://web.mac.com/klk145/iWeb/Kurt%27s%20Bike%20Blog/The%20Blog/75A3B813-7E7D-408F-A9D3-7503A0290003.html

It is a big performance cruiser that gets 40mpg on the highway. Not bad...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 5, 2007 at 03:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I went away from Babel wishing it was better,... 3,730 Views / 203 Replies  
I went away from Babel wishing it was better, especially since I thought the cast was good. Brad Pitt was not that great in it. Only movie he has been awesome in is True Romance (the stoner on the...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 5, 2007 at 02:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You statements here are a tad over the top. ... 783 Views / 8 Replies  
You statements here are a tad over the top.

Apple has had the most reliable notebook and desktop for years. Don't take my word for it, the statistics prove it.

Built quality varies of course;...
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 4, 2007 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Usb 2.0 sucks...has never been as fast, powerful,... 2,792 Views / 19 Replies  
Usb 2.0 sucks...has never been as fast, powerful, or reliable as firewire 400.

Go with 800.
Posted by Macpilot, on Mar 3, 2007 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I just ordered on of these: ... 514,968 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I just ordered on of these:

http://axio-usa.com/downloads/swift.pdf

I need a backpack for my motorcycle, and this is supposed to fit the 17" MBP that I am getting today.

Will let you guys...
Posted by Macpilot, on Feb 19, 2007 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good advice about the RAM, however, if only... 844 Views / 17 Replies  
Good advice about the RAM, however, if only certain apps are crashing it is almost certainly NOT a RAM issue.

Adobe CS2 is crash-prone on Intel Macs, just like any non-native app. I have seen...
Posted by Macpilot, on Feb 17, 2007 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No. And probably no to apple fixing it. If it... 4,029 Views / 26 Replies  
No. And probably no to apple fixing it. If it started to affect the use of the computer then you could argue that, but currently I have seen about 1/3 of those computers with that issue. Don't...
Posted by Macpilot, on Feb 17, 2007 at 04:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Adobe and Firefox....make sure she is using the... 844 Views / 17 Replies  
Adobe and Firefox....make sure she is using the latest version of Firefox that is Intel-native. The Adobe stuff should crash, it is under Rosetta and most Rosetta stuff is pretty crash-prone,...
Posted by Macpilot, on Feb 17, 2007 at 04:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
First of all I feel for your situation. It... 1,439 Views / 13 Replies  
First of all I feel for your situation.

It sucks to be without your computer or to have repeated repairs. Trust me. I had an iMac G5 that had ONE REPAIR. But that repair wound up taking a week,...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jan 17, 2007 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Take it to the Apple Store for repair. They will... 720 Views / 5 Replies  
Take it to the Apple Store for repair. They will put in a new MLB and Power Supply. Back up your data if you have anything important.
Posted by Macpilot, on Jan 17, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Journaled. Now, if you ever plan on hooking... 527 Views / 1 Replies  
Journaled.

Now, if you ever plan on hooking up that drive to a Windows machine, you might think about using that other option. I think it is called NTFS.

A cool advantage of formatting the...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jan 17, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't try fixing it yourself. Take it to the... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
Don't try fixing it yourself. Take it to the nearest Apple service provider, preferably an Apple Store. Make a Genius Bar appointment first!

They will fix it for you.

They will probably have...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jan 17, 2007 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes. 5,454 Views / 72 Replies  
Yes.
Posted by Macpilot, on Jan 17, 2007 at 04:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple can release stuff when it is ready. I... 7,679 Views / 107 Replies  
Apple can release stuff when it is ready. I could not care less if they announce it at Macworld or anywhere else.

So what if they announced nothing about Leopard or any new Macs?

Who says...
Posted by Macpilot, on Jan 13, 2007 at 11:57 AM, in macOS
Take it to the Genius Bar. Be cool. Show them... 12,039 Views / 28 Replies  
Take it to the Genius Bar. Be cool. Show them that since the dead pixel is in the center of the screen, this is going to a serious annoyance to you in your work. Although Apple has a dead pixel...
Posted by Macpilot, on Dec 20, 2006 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Create another user account. In that account,... 504 Views / 3 Replies  
Create another user account. In that account, make some test events in iCal. Log out. Log back in. Does it do the same thing in that new account? If so, you might need to re-install the OS.
...
Posted by Macpilot, on Dec 12, 2006 at 02:36 AM, in Applications
This is a long shot, but try Secure Emtpy Trash... 1,573 Views / 7 Replies  
This is a long shot, but try Secure Emtpy Trash from the Finder menu.

This has worked for me when I get some error message telling me some item was in use and it would not empty the trash.

Good...
Posted by Macpilot, on Dec 12, 2006 at 02:28 AM, in macOS
FS: 2 GB of RAM for MacBook (Apple RAM) 464 Views / 0 Replies  
I am selling 2 GB of RAM for a MacBook. This RAM will work in any MacBook, including first and second generation MacBooks.

This is Apple RAM removed from a one month old MacBook.

Here is the...
Posted by Macpilot, on Dec 12, 2006 at 02:22 AM, in Marketplace
Make sure you have performed the latest EFI and... 5,854 Views / 18 Replies  
Make sure you have performed the latest EFI and SMC updates. Do not interrupt the updates. If it still behaves this way, take it in. They will fix it. In the mean time do not use the sleep...
Posted by Macpilot, on Dec 12, 2006 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There is no OFF on any iPods. They always use... 1,235 Views / 10 Replies  
There is no OFF on any iPods. They always use some amount of battery when not connected to AC power.
Posted by Macpilot, on Dec 11, 2006 at 02:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sounds like the battery connector that sometimes... 5,854 Views / 18 Replies  
Sounds like the battery connector that sometimes comes loose from the MLB. Take it in.
Posted by Macpilot, on Dec 11, 2006 at 02:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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