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What's that movie? 1,015 Views / 10 Replies  
I vaguely remember a trailer posted at the Apple site six months to a year or so ago, but can't remember the name. It was a SciFi/Fantasy flick that had a bit of a 'Lord of the Flies' twist to it. ...
Posted by jcarr, on Feb 6, 2012 at 12:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would not think that this is an issue since any... 2,094 Views / 4 Replies  
I would not think that this is an issue since any machine capable of running Classic apps will not run Mac OS X Lion. When you migrate to a new machine that is capable of running Lion, don't migrate...
Posted by jcarr, on Jun 21, 2011 at 03:20 PM, in macOS
I have yet to find one that did not work as a... 1,553 Views / 9 Replies  
I have yet to find one that did not work as a boot volume for an Intel Mac. Provided it has enough space for a bootable system, and has been reformatted with the correct partition map & filesystem...
Posted by jcarr, on Jun 21, 2011 at 03:11 PM, in macOS
Pretty sure. Some of the content is home-grown... 1,108 Views / 4 Replies  
Pretty sure. Some of the content is home-grown (HandBrake and/or VisualHub), but other stuff is straight from the iTunes Store.
Posted by jcarr, on Jul 15, 2009 at 08:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod 5G 30GB (black) no longer plays video 1,108 Views / 4 Replies  
Here's a strange one....

I have an old 5G iPod (30GB) that still works normally for audio, photos, contacts, calendar games, etc. But, if I try to play a video (movie, TV show, music video, or...
Posted by jcarr, on Jul 15, 2009 at 04:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here's an Apple KB that describes the process to... 776 Views / 7 Replies  
Here's an Apple KB that describes the process to which Chuckit is referring:

Mac OS X: Changing or resetting an account password (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1274)

The Reset Password utility...
Posted by jcarr, on Jun 19, 2008 at 03:53 PM, in macOS
iPhone 3G with EDGE data plan? 1,383 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, so I live in the sticks.

According to AT&T's coverage maps, there is no 3G coverage whatsoever in my state. None, zip, zilch, nada, not a sausage.....

Assuming of course that the iPhone 3G...
Posted by jcarr, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: I've had Vonage for a few years, and never had... 437 Views / 4 Replies  
I've had Vonage for a few years, and never had any troubles with my Linksys router.
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 6, 2008 at 06:27 PM, in Networking
Poll: Does your router support WPA 2 Personal? I have... 4,531 Views / 120 Replies  
Does your router support WPA 2 Personal? I have AirPort hardware, and use WPA 2 Personal with a 63 character password (thanks GRC (https://www.grc.com/passwords.htm). Typing the password into the...
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 4, 2008 at 10:16 AM, in Networking
All kidding aside, was this a typo? I've... 828 Views / 14 Replies  
All kidding aside, was this a typo?

I've done quality testing on pre-release software and hardware before, and while I can understand sending the hardware back, but there are no hard costs...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 04:55 PM, in Applications
Hawking HNC210 Web Cam 437 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have any experience with the Hawking Technology Net-Vision HNC210 net cam? I have one set up, and it works well, although only in FireFox, on my home LAN, but I'd like to know if there...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is this a 4:3 Wega? or a wide screen Wega? ... 486 Views / 2 Replies  
Is this a 4:3 Wega? or a wide screen Wega?

Either way you should be fine. It's been a while since I dug through the settings, but I think you can set the AppleTV to a 4:3 aspect (unless I'm...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 04:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Odd. I've had good luck connecting to printers... 696 Views / 2 Replies  
Odd. I've had good luck connecting to printers shared by a Windows XP host. Did you make sure that the Mac and the Windows machine are in the same workgroup? Mac OS X may still use 'WORKGROUP' as...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 04:15 PM, in Networking
If your router supports port forwarding, you... 925 Views / 4 Replies  
If your router supports port forwarding, you should be able to configure it to direct port 548 (does AirDisk use the standard AFP port?) to the IP address of your base station (you will need to set...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 02:44 PM, in Networking
I have an original 40GB unit now, and would like... 2,946 Views / 69 Replies  
I have an original 40GB unit now, and would like to have a 160GB (or larger) unit for the living room (and move the 40GB unit to the bedroom).
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 01:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have an older 802.11g AEBS and a G4 tower... 644 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an older 802.11g AEBS and a G4 tower running Leopard server.

When we upgraded, I connected my wife's MacBook to the ethernet for the initial Time Machine backup, but subsequent backups seem...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 10:24 AM, in Networking
AEBS disappears from Bonjour 587 Views / 0 Replies  
OK, here's a bit of a strange one.....

I recently set up a network for a friend who just got Broadband in their area.

Time Warner cable box, Linksys wired four port router, iMac G4 1GHz,...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 28, 2008 at 10:18 AM, in Networking
If someone reading this is at MacWorld this week,... 1,644 Views / 43 Replies  
If someone reading this is at MacWorld this week, could you please track down an Engineer or Product Manager at the Apple Booth and ask them if there will be an AirPort update that will add this...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 15, 2008 at 02:50 PM, in Networking
I have a 2006 Accord EX Sedan and the Honda Music... 6,994 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a 2006 Accord EX Sedan and the Honda Music Link. Since upgrading to iTunes 7 it has stopped working with my wife's 30GB iPod 5G. It does however still work with my 4GB Nano. When the 5G...
Posted by jcarr, on Nov 9, 2006 at 08:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ok, coool, but it begs the question... Why not... 2,966 Views / 21 Replies  
Ok, coool, but it begs the question... Why not just run Quake III for Mac OS X? :P
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 5, 2006 at 03:01 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How are the drivers on the Apple CD? Do they... 2,966 Views / 21 Replies  
How are the drivers on the Apple CD?

Do they support accelerated video on the iMac or MacBook Pro?

How about support for the iSight?
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 5, 2006 at 02:59 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Even if the rumors of 'aggressive' pricing on new... 921 Views / 9 Replies  
Even if the rumors of 'aggressive' pricing on new Intel-based Macs is not true, would $100 off a G4 based mini be worth it when the new machines should offer performance close to, if not better than,...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 3, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you still run any Classic apps, there's no... 8,408 Views / 41 Replies  
If you still run any Classic apps, there's no need to wait. Order new PowerPC-based PowerBooks today. If you don't run any Classic apps, then wait until after the Steve-note on Tuesday. You'll...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 3, 2006 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
We'll know more after the Intel annoucement this... 1,579 Views / 16 Replies  
We'll know more after the Intel annoucement this week (and certainly the Expo Keynote next week), but it is my understanding that the Yonah processor family will replace the Pentium M and be...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 3, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Has anyone tested this with a connection like... 2,037 Views / 41 Replies  
Has anyone tested this with a connection like DirecWAY? Is there a noticeable improvement?
Posted by jcarr, on Nov 29, 2005 at 02:46 PM, in macOS
I just ordered today's WOOT... 868 Views / 15 Replies  
I just ordered today's WOOT (http://www.woot.com/), a Toshiba TheaterWide 44" DLP model 44nhm84.

Discontined in favor of the new 46" model, but 44" is even a little too big for my living room...
Posted by jcarr, on Aug 25, 2005 at 08:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Do the CableCard sets work with HD signals also,... 868 Views / 15 Replies  
Do the CableCard sets work with HD signals also, or just standard def digital cable?
Posted by jcarr, on Aug 23, 2005 at 02:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
HDTV recomendation? ($1000-1500 or so) 868 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm looking for a new TV. Preferably HiDef, 16:9, in the 34" range.

I like the Sony 34" HiScan WEGA, but was also intrigued by the Olevia 37" LCD available on Amazon.com.

I'd like 2 or more...
Posted by jcarr, on Aug 23, 2005 at 01:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What? No Dixie Chicks? :D 920 Views / 15 Replies  
What? No Dixie Chicks?

:D
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 12, 2005 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The LaserWriter 16/600 uses the same type of... 1,153 Views / 22 Replies  
The LaserWriter 16/600 uses the same type of ethernet interface used by 61/71/8100 series Power Macs. You need an AAUI (Apple Attachment Unit Interface) transceiver. You should be able to find one...
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 7, 2005 at 11:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do either the Epson Perfection or CanoScan LiDE... 1,208 Views / 12 Replies  
Do either the Epson Perfection or CanoScan LiDE scanners work w/o drivers? I'd like to use a scanner that worked out of the box w/ the Image Capture app.

Perhaps something from the Built-in...
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 7, 2005 at 10:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FWIW, when you upgrade the OS, I'd follow this... 1,520 Views / 30 Replies  
FWIW, when you upgrade the OS, I'd follow this procedure (this is the procedure we've used to upgrade 10.2.x machines to 10.3.x so it should also apply for 10.4):

1. Boot from your new Tiger CD...
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 4, 2005 at 09:18 AM, in macOS
Steep price for shuffle dock 438 Views / 1 Replies  
I guess I will not be getting one from Circuit City:

http://homepage.mac.com/joncarr/.Pictures/M9757GA.jpg

(in all fairness, clicking 'Add to cart' brings up the corrected price of $29.99)
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 21, 2005 at 11:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Fear not... Apple can not keep news from geing... 3,642 Views / 82 Replies  
Fear not... Apple can not keep news from geing posted during the keynote.

They can disable free AirPort access during the keynote. They can deny access to those w/ laptops. But short of...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 10, 2005 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Halo custom games on Dedicated Server? 404 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone had any luck migrating custom game types created on Halo for Mac OS X to the dedicated server for WIndoze?

The file sructure seems smilar to the windows version, but when I move the...
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 16, 2004 at 07:15 AM, in Gaming
Mac OS X Server as Domain Member 1,479 Views / 2 Replies  
The Mac OS X Server documentation indicates that a server must be a domain member to host network home folders. In addition, to be a domain memeber, the server must connect to a Mac OS X Server PDC,...
Posted by jcarr, on Apr 5, 2004 at 11:18 AM, in Networking
How about the T730 and/or T731? 400 Views / 1 Replies  
How about the T730 and/or T731?
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 18, 2004 at 11:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Open the printer's web management page, click the... 1,066 Views / 8 Replies  
Open the printer's web management page, click the 'networking' tab, and then the 'Other Settings' button (on the left). You will then be able to change the 'mDNS Service Name' (mDNS is what Apple...
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 18, 2004 at 11:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Two-button, scroll-wheel, optical mice start at... 651 Views / 6 Replies  
Two-button, scroll-wheel, optical mice start at $15-$20 or so. Even if Apple OEM's these mice, and put their logo on it, they'd have to sell them for $50 or more just to cover the clerical expense...
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 17, 2004 at 02:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've seen that message. As I said I converted... 536 Views / 6 Replies  
I've seen that message. As I said I converted verything to AAC and now those files play fine on the iPod. I am not getting this message any longer (even after the restore), and yet it seems to be...
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 17, 2004 at 01:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Motorola C343 & iSync 400 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone else had any success with this phone?

A quick google serarch found this blog (http://www.eeltank.com/scott/exp/blog/index.html) where the user indicates that they were able to sync w/...
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 17, 2004 at 11:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I ditto'ed the invisibe iPod_Control/Music... 536 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, I ditto'ed the invisibe iPod_Control/Music folder to my scratch volume. I will try to compare the contents of that folder.

I found a couple of utils from Versiontracker, but nothing seems...
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 17, 2004 at 06:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iPod missing song? 536 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, here's an interesting question...

My iPod seems to missing one song from my library. iTunes indicates 3675 songs, but my iPod only shows 3674.

I've checked all of the protected AACs and I...
Posted by jcarr, on Mar 16, 2004 at 09:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Same here. I was hoping they would post a... 1,102 Views / 25 Replies  
Same here. I was hoping they would post a downgrader, or a fix, but looks like I have to reinstall.
Posted by jcarr, on Feb 14, 2004 at 11:21 AM, in Gaming
That depends on which 15" 'Apple Studio Display'... 622 Views / 2 Replies  
That depends on which 15" 'Apple Studio Display' you are referring to, there are four.

The original, (http://www.drissman.com/avi/misc/voyagerapple/StudioDisplay.jpg) came in dark blue (DB15 video...
Posted by jcarr, on Feb 11, 2004 at 07:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just to clarrify, AppleCare must be purchased... 4,017 Views / 23 Replies  
Just to clarrify, AppleCare must be purchased before your waranty expires. At $169 (only $119 academic), it's WELL worth the price.

There are other things one can do to prolong the life of an LCD...
Posted by jcarr, on Feb 11, 2004 at 06:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Normally yes, but sometimes you need ALOT of salt... 845 Views / 4 Replies  
Normally yes, but sometimes you need ALOT of salt to cover up the taste of these rumors. ;)
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 23, 2004 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
20th Anniversary iMac? 845 Views / 4 Replies  
Mac OS Rumors (http://www.macosrumors.com/) is reporting that there may be a 20" G5 iMac on the way to be sold as a 20th Anniversary iMac. I, for one, am taking this report with a bucket of salt,...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 23, 2004 at 07:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
My last job was at a Campus Reseller and I... 10,257 Views / 75 Replies  
My last job was at a Campus Reseller and I remember there were machines that we sold in 1994, that would not run Windows 95 when it shipped. By contrast, System 7.5 (I think) was the current...
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 19, 2004 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Link to Keynote Speech 406 Views / 2 Replies  
You have your QuickTime speed set to 56k modem. If you set it to the apropriate setting for your connection, broadband users can see the video at up to 300kbps.
Posted by jcarr, on Jan 7, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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