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Letterbox doesn't work with Mail :( Pith... 4,955 Views / 73 Replies  
Letterbox doesn't work with Mail :(

Pith Helmet doesn't work, but that was expected.

VMWare and Parallels need to be reinstalled.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Aug 29, 2009 at 10:20 AM, in Applications
3rd grade 816 Views / 34 Replies  
3rd grade
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Check this out. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter... 1,097 Views / 36 Replies  
Check this out. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter images the Opportunity rover from orbit. Incredibly good pic:
...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was 14 and watched it live on on our 18" B&W... 1,529 Views / 73 Replies  
I was 14 and watched it live on on our 18" B&W TV. Of course the video was B&W, so that was fine.

Those who didn't live through it just have no idea. Try to just consider this: Apollo 8 was the...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"2) Which is better for Windows XP Home edition... 1,264 Views / 27 Replies  
"2) Which is better for Windows XP Home edition SP3 on a MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Intel Core Duo with 2GB of RAM and Mac OS X v. 10.5.x - Parallels Desktop or VMWare Fusion?"

I've used both, and in...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Apr 19, 2009 at 10:17 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly and has no one... 2,295 Views / 140 Replies  
Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly and has no one mentioned the big fat idiot Rush Limbaugh? And, +2 for Ann Coulter.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Feb 22, 2009 at 09:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Works a lot better for me with Firefox. 12,689 Views / 5 Replies  
Works a lot better for me with Firefox.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Feb 18, 2009 at 06:20 PM, in Applications
Interesting. I had to figure out what "COI" was.... 8,461 Views / 31 Replies  
Interesting. I had to figure out what "COI" was. For those that don't know, it is "Classic on Intel", a bundle of the Sheepsaver program that runs OS9 on Intel hardware, -and- a copy of a Mac ROM and...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Feb 15, 2009 at 01:59 PM, in Applications
Works like a charm. I have a 4+2 gig... 3,426 Views / 5 Replies  
Works like a charm. I have a 4+2 gig configuration in my March 2008 Santa Rose MBP. No problems, just a whole lotta ram. Activity monitor shows, over the past week or so, about 2.5 gigs of pageins,...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 7, 2008 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, yah.... charlesbouldinATverizon.net 3,592 Views / 123 Replies  
Oh, yah....

charlesbouldinATverizon.net
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Would like an invite, please! 3,592 Views / 123 Replies  
Would like an invite, please!
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Jailbreak and install Pdanet for tethering... 15,310 Views / 187 Replies  
Jailbreak and install

Pdanet for tethering :)

and Backgrounder, which will let you put any app in the background. Nice to play pandora radio when you do something else...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yep. The version on "David Live", circa 1974 has... 1,246 Views / 34 Replies  
Yep. The version on "David Live", circa 1974 has Earl Slick delivering one of the best guitar solos every recorded.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 9, 2008 at 03:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got moved from a black Mac Powerbook G3 to a... 620 Views / 15 Replies  
I got moved from a black Mac Powerbook G3 to a Tibook that way. Nice, isn't it?
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 19, 2008 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I buy Mac laptops on a 2-3 year replacement... 946 Views / 21 Replies  
I buy Mac laptops on a 2-3 year replacement basis. Applecare lasts 3 years and the exact timing of whether the replacement is 2 years, or 3 depends on (1) how well Apple has innovated to give me...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 19, 2008 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Kraftwerk of course. Autobahn is probably older... 830 Views / 48 Replies  
Kraftwerk of course. Autobahn is probably older than most people reading this thread.

Bran Eno. Apollo Atmospheres and many others.

Tangerine Dream. Again, some of their stuff dates to the...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 17, 2008 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Aarons' book is the starting point for Cocoa and... 582 Views / 5 Replies  
Aarons' book is the starting point for Cocoa and will take you to an advanced intermediate or even expert level. However, if you are just starting with objective c, see Kochan's book "Programming in...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jun 1, 2008 at 05:12 PM, in Developer Center
91. You know who Anya Major is without googling... 1,782 Views / 109 Replies  
91. You know who Anya Major is without googling her.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on May 31, 2008 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We just got a mattress topper and it is really... 19,596 Views / 19 Replies  
We just got a mattress topper and it is really great. I don't know that it is quite as good as the Tempurpedic, but it is 1/10th the price.

Memory foam mattress topper pads...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Apr 23, 2008 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The shield won't move even if the sleeve case is... 500 Views / 6 Replies  
The shield won't move even if the sleeve case is a very tight fit. Once the water has evaporated, the shield is firmly glued on. You can still remove it by peeling it off, but it takes effort. Normal...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Apr 7, 2008 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I used the full body IS on my original Core Duo... 500 Views / 6 Replies  
I used the full body IS on my original Core Duo MBP. I just sold it when I upgraded to the new MBP and the old machine was in perfect shape after two years of hard use. Tomorrow the IS goes on the...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Apr 6, 2008 at 05:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The house is ~halfway up Signal Mountain in a lot... 887 Views / 11 Replies  
The house is ~halfway up Signal Mountain in a lot that is on the inside of a switchback in the main road (Signal Mountain Rd, I think) up the mountain. Anyone coming or going from Signal Mtn. uses...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Mar 20, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A friend of mine who lives farther up Signal... 887 Views / 11 Replies  
A friend of mine who lives farther up Signal Mountain tells me it went for $135K.

I've driven by that house many times; it's an awful house in an awful location, lots of traffic.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Mar 17, 2008 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree with the post that the boy should do it... 10,226 Views / 28 Replies  
I agree with the post that the boy should do it and that the point is not winning. That said:

Make sure the care weighs as close to 5 ounces as you dare to go.
Minimize cross sectional area.
Put...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Mar 17, 2008 at 03:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just sold a similar machine (Core Duo Macbook... 327 Views / 4 Replies  
I just sold a similar machine (Core Duo Macbook Pro 2.16 ghz) to ifixit for $975. I thought it was a fair price and have dealt with them before with no problems.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Mar 11, 2008 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did try it. It works fine. See MacOSXhints for... 521 Views / 2 Replies  
I did try it. It works fine. See MacOSXhints for more details.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 15, 2007 at 08:56 PM, in GUI Customization
Make the Leopard Menubar opaque 521 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not going to run out and try this, but hope someone will and report back.

Seems like a drastic fix to me since
"This hack forces the window server to act as if it were running on older...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 14, 2007 at 02:38 PM, in GUI Customization
With a 2D dock on the right, I had the same... 15,660 Views / 22 Replies  
With a 2D dock on the right, I had the same issues with Solacedock. Too bad....
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 14, 2007 at 08:47 AM, in GUI Customization
A Leopard compatible Pith Helmet is out. Every... 25,722 Views / 82 Replies  
A Leopard compatible Pith Helmet is out. Every time I have to do without PH for a few days I realize how much I like it and how bad the internet is without it. Available via versiontracker.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 12, 2007 at 09:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh, boy, this will be long, since I'm a Mac only... 1,264 Views / 52 Replies  
Oh, boy, this will be long, since I'm a Mac only user since 1984 (well, a few VAXen until Mac cpu power passed the VAX level)

1984 Original 128k, one floppy.
1985 Hacked the motherboard, made it...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 11, 2007 at 07:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there a way to make a Smartfolder a stack?... 25,722 Views / 82 Replies  
Is there a way to make a Smartfolder a stack? This would be just about the first USE I can see for stacks, since the visual representation is limited to only a few items. I've tried everything I can...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 3, 2007 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
And just a reminder: FinderPop works with... 15,745 Views / 319 Replies  
And just a reminder: FinderPop works with Leopard. I'm using a beta right now. It's fine replacement for folders in the dock. Better in some ways, doesn't take up dock space and is completely...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 29, 2007 at 09:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm hoping that FinderPop and/or Folderglance... 15,745 Views / 319 Replies  
I'm hoping that FinderPop and/or Folderglance will continue to work with Leopard. Either of these (see versiontracker) is better than folders in the dock.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 26, 2007 at 09:53 AM, in Mac OS X
I use my all day at work with an external... 4,783 Views / 99 Replies  
I use my all day at work with an external keyboard and monitor, then take it home and use it in the evenings as a laptop. I put the Invisible Shield on it the day I got it and the machine remains...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Sep 11, 2007 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The trite answer is the most expensive one!... 589 Views / 9 Replies  
The trite answer is the most expensive one! However, I'd take the 15"

17" is impossible to use on planes and heavier to carry.
The 15" is just as fast and can be hooked up to an external display...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Sep 11, 2007 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, here's a true story. There is another... 1,694 Views / 76 Replies  
Okay, here's a true story.

There is another email address to Steve Jobs. He reads this and replies to it.

The email, long ago, had to do with Apple's canceling G4 orders for 500 mhz machines...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Sep 7, 2007 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There are now tone of books about "peak oil".... 618 Views / 47 Replies  
There are now tone of books about "peak oil". This is one of the first and I think the best. Believe it, the oil party is over:
Amazon.com: Hubbert's Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage: Books:...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 10, 2007 at 09:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Lots of favorites, but my suggestion is to get... 14,849 Views / 55 Replies  
Lots of favorites, but my suggestion is to get Keycue. I promise you'll learn some new ones.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jul 10, 2007 at 08:51 AM, in Mac OS X
Anyone tried hacking the plist to get pithhelmet... 3,916 Views / 268 Replies  
Anyone tried hacking the plist to get pithhelmet to work with 3.0? I briefly tried 3.0 but prefer 2.0 with PH rather than 3.0 without it....
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jun 11, 2007 at 04:38 PM, in Applications
Poll: 52. And I just rode 104 miles and 10,000 of... 2,861 Views / 152 Replies  
52. And I just rode 104 miles and 10,000 of climbing
Century Route Elevation Profile - East Coasters Cycling Double Header 2006 - Wilderness Road Ride and Mountains of Misery...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jun 10, 2007 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Virtualizing any Windows install over network with Transporter 828 Views / 0 Replies  
I haven 't tried this, because I need my Mac for real work just now, including a stable Windows install for Parallels, but LOOK at this.

This claims to allow you to virtualize any Windows...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Mar 19, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Now that's what I call product placement... 941 Views / 34 Replies  
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/features/2007_swimsuit/models/marisa_miller/07_marisa_miller_7.html
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Feb 15, 2007 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, try spinning classes for burning calories... 5,106 Views / 81 Replies  
Well, try spinning classes for burning calories and weights for building muscle that will continue to burn calories. Spinning burns something like twice the calories of all but the most vigorous road...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Jan 16, 2007 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
mendacious One of those circumlocutions... 1,445 Views / 82 Replies  
mendacious

One of those circumlocutions (another nice one) for much shorter words ;)
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 25, 2006 at 09:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They told me I had to use the Verizon router.... 3,198 Views / 23 Replies  
They told me I had to use the Verizon router. That thing is a monster, the width and length of a shoebox and half as thick, easiy twice the size of most wireless routers. However, it is some amalgam...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 19, 2006 at 05:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Das Boot (as has been said already) The English... 1,499 Views / 50 Replies  
Das Boot (as has been said already)
The English Patient
Band of Brothers (just AWESOME and multiple episodes, all good)
Rob Roy (better than Braveheart IMHO)
Shogun (the original version without...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Nov 14, 2006 at 09:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, if you like cycling, a spin class will... 6,422 Views / 31 Replies  
Well, if you like cycling, a spin class will definitely do the cardio part, and if you turn the resistance up, it will also do a lot for quads, calves and hamstrings. I also recommend a -few-...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 26, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: On the Speck see thru case....I don't see much... 428,887 Views / 1,150 Replies  
On the Speck see thru case....I don't see much advantage over the Invisible Shield, except that you can make the computer look red.
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 23, 2006 at 09:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FIOS is great. Fast, stable, it NEVER goes out.... 3,198 Views / 23 Replies  
FIOS is great. Fast, stable, it NEVER goes out. The tech support is polite, smart and available 24/7. They give you a free wireless router. I also converted to FIOS TV and am Thank God Almighty, Free...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Oct 4, 2006 at 09:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let me just suggest: Invisibleshield... 1,187 Views / 20 Replies  
Let me just suggest:

Invisibleshield (shieldzone.com)

I put the "full body" version on my MBP, and I am certain that it will not get scratched. Installation is easy, although the big piece on...
Posted by Charles Bouldin, on Sep 30, 2006 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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