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No new Mac Pro until late 2013 at best. 1,058 Views / 33 Replies  
No new Mac Pro until late 2013 at best.
Posted by Mac Write, on Jul 2, 2012 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nevermind 43,066 Views / 1,144 Replies  
Nevermind
Posted by Mac Write, on Apr 5, 2012 at 07:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same as PayDay loan they will be trapped for life. 395 Views / 12 Replies  
Same as PayDay loan they will be trapped for life.
Posted by Mac Write, on Mar 22, 2012 at 04:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They have already started the ball rolling of... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
They have already started the ball rolling of cutting off hardware every year (Lion but hardware as well as Mountain Lion). I completely expect Apple to drop even more Mac support next year with 10.9
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 20, 2012 at 01:38 AM, in Mac OS X
What are the next logical cuts off's for upcoming... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
What are the next logical cuts off's for upcoming OS's?
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 18, 2012 at 09:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I think I have a theory for the next OS system... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
I think I have a theory for the next OS system requirements for the next 3 OS's\
10.9 - Mac with built in DIsplay Port
10.10 - Core i3/i5/i7 Mac
10.11 - Mac with built in Thunderbolt.

Any...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 18, 2012 at 08:54 PM, in Mac OS X
We all knew that 10.8 would require 64-bit EFI,... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
We all knew that 10.8 would require 64-bit EFI, but the change to yearly is the worry. Apple will most likely continue to drop support for older Macs with each OS release.

With 10.9 etc, how is...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 18, 2012 at 07:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I am all for faster OS releases, but I am not for... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
I am all for faster OS releases, but I am not for at the same time drastically shortened life of a Mac. A Mac that would have been current for 5 years could now be current only for 3 years. That...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 18, 2012 at 05:56 PM, in Mac OS X
The system specs are final. This is how it has... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
The system specs are final. This is how it has been with every Developer Preview. The only execution I think was 10.4 which changed from 800mhz G4 to a 867mhz G4.

As for graphics card, my Mac Pro...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 17, 2012 at 05:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I find each OS drastically improved my... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
I find each OS drastically improved my productivity and I will use 10.8 extremely effectively. I can't stay on a older OS. I was on OS X Beta the day it came out (and used it full time) so I really...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 17, 2012 at 05:44 AM, in Mac OS X
I use the Mac Pro for it's extensive Hard drives... 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
I use the Mac Pro for it's extensive Hard drives (OS/Apps+File+scrarch+more files Family videos etc). iMac 27 won't fit the bill and I don't feel save with external storage. If I buy the 2012 Mac Pro...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 17, 2012 at 04:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Yearly OS updates will cut current OS support to all Macs to less then 3 years!!! 1,197 Views / 37 Replies  
With Apple moving to a annual OS update, How long do you think Apple will support current Macs? If I buy a Mac Pro this summer (Sped up by 10.8's early release), will it still be able to run Mac OS...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 17, 2012 at 03:37 AM, in Mac OS X
VHS can't be converted to HD. And hearing that... 543 Views / 17 Replies  
VHS can't be converted to HD. And hearing that having to re-cut each episode and then the low wood gain quality, it seemed they might have gone the cheap route VHS > HD up-scaling.
Posted by Mac Write, on Nov 14, 2011 at 09:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Where did you get your info on them going back to... 543 Views / 17 Replies  
Where did you get your info on them going back to the original film rolls?
Posted by Mac Write, on Nov 14, 2011 at 08:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did they take the VHS masters and convert to HD... 543 Views / 17 Replies  
Did they take the VHS masters and convert to HD (since the show was shot on film but edited on VHS to save money) or did they actually go back to the film and re-edit the entire show in HD?
Posted by Mac Write, on Nov 14, 2011 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought a TV Show (the only one I watch) and it... 786 Views / 42 Replies  
I bought a TV Show (the only one I watch) and it says my Apple Cinema Display is not HDCP compatible and that the season pass I got isn't compatible with my Mac!
Posted by Mac Write, on Nov 5, 2011 at 03:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you're going to need ethernet to do it. I... 2,352 Views / 9 Replies  
I think you're going to need ethernet to do it. I use it between my MDD G4 and Mac Pro 1,1 via an Airport Extreme and it works fine. Is the screensharing button available when you goto your iMac?
Posted by Mac Write, on Nov 2, 2011 at 03:53 AM, in Mac OS X
The $150 price was like 10 years ago. 589 Views / 7 Replies  
The $150 price was like 10 years ago.
Posted by Mac Write, on Nov 1, 2011 at 07:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i remember the thread were he got 50 iMac's from... 589 Views / 7 Replies  
i remember the thread were he got 50 iMac's from a computer recycling place and then fixed them up and resold them for $150/each on eBay (those were CRT iMacs). I live in Vancouver and thought maybe...
Posted by Mac Write, on Oct 31, 2011 at 02:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do I buy/get old Macs fix them up and resell them? 589 Views / 7 Replies  
I remember years ago someone on here getting old Macs from a local recycling place, fixing them up and then reselling them.

I am seriously thinking of this idea today so I can actually make a...
Posted by Mac Write, on Oct 30, 2011 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: He did raise a Pirate flag when developing the... 357 Views / 7 Replies  
He did raise a Pirate flag when developing the Macintosh. And was a rebel.
Posted by Mac Write, on Oct 8, 2011 at 05:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well if Apple allows me this opportunity to work... 1,437 Views / 28 Replies  
Well if Apple allows me this opportunity to work for their retail stores, I will absolutely tell a customer if I don't know the answer.
Posted by Mac Write, on Sep 27, 2011 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have my first ever interview for a job (never... 1,437 Views / 28 Replies  
I have my first ever interview for a job (never worked long story) I am 33 and I have the Apple group Interview this weekend! I hope they are open to hiring disabled employees.
Posted by Mac Write, on Sep 27, 2011 at 03:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Excuse me but in my place I am really hot New... 3,111 Views / 237 Replies  
Excuse me but in my place I am really hot New West.
Posted by Mac Write, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Excellent, when I get done with AppleAds.net want... 696 Views / 1 Replies  
Excellent, when I get done with AppleAds.net want to help out with that?
Posted by Mac Write, on Jul 17, 2011 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It won't boot 64-bit, but will run all apps in... 13,816 Views / 426 Replies  
It won't boot 64-bit, but will run all apps in 64bit mode as all Core 2 Duo's and all Mac Pro's have 64-bit CPU's. but pre 2008 machines only have a 32-bit EFI preventing 64-bit booting nothing more,...
Posted by Mac Write, on Jun 12, 2011 at 05:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Agreed it's the upload that's the problem.... 1,628 Views / 20 Replies  
Agreed it's the upload that's the problem. Example I shoot AVCHD and max out the 32GB internal memory on my moms/family Canon HF-S10. Now It's on my "RAW Footage" drive as a image+Drobo FS Time...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 28, 2011 at 05:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Shaw Internet to offer 250mbps Internet starting in August 1,628 Views / 20 Replies  
Well the UBB (Usage Based Billing) is dead with Shaw up here Canada. Check out these new packages (http://shaw.ca/newpackages/?WT.mc_id=C995A2047S98) 50/5 for $60+Cable TV (required) and $119 for...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 26, 2011 at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: $60 is reasonable for GPS, due to the licensing... 1,679 Views / 97 Replies  
$60 is reasonable for GPS, due to the licensing fee for the Maps they have to pay.
Posted by Mac Write, on May 23, 2011 at 07:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First off, you can do File>archive e-mail. Now... 1,440 Views / 3 Replies  
First off, you can do File>archive e-mail. Now re-install and then you can do "restore from Time Machine." Then I assume it should continue to backup where toy left off. Make sure of course you have...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 16, 2011 at 11:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I would to see them go to 6/12 slots. 6 for the... 3,364 Views / 66 Replies  
I would to see them go to 6/12 slots. 6 for the entry level and 12 for the mid/high end.
Posted by Mac Write, on May 16, 2011 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
The second half of Season 2 was filmed prior to... 2,848 Views / 79 Replies  
The second half of Season 2 was filmed prior to the cancellation notice. and this is from someone who is very close to not watching TV/movies at all in any shape or form.
Posted by Mac Write, on May 14, 2011 at 02:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I got a call to my Mac Support line on Saturday... 1,181 Views / 10 Replies  
I got a call to my Mac Support line on Saturday night from someone who got a "Your Computer is Infected" and then they downloaded and installed the "Mac Defender" software and I had no choice but to...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 12, 2011 at 06:26 PM, in Applications
Get the 2GB card, you can't upgrade it later, so... 3,840 Views / 48 Replies  
Get the 2GB card, you can't upgrade it later, so get the 2GB card+3.4Ghz CPU and that will get you an extra 1-2+ years out of your iMac. Though I buy towers (Beige G3, MDD G4 2003, Mac Pro 1,1), I...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 12, 2011 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Unfortunately, you must get a Mac compatible... 2,303 Views / 15 Replies  
Unfortunately, you must get a Mac compatible card, and from Apple. 5870 is your best option. I have that car in my 2006 Mac Pro 1,1.
Posted by Mac Write, on May 9, 2011 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
8hrs hmm. set the data rate to like 8mbps. See... 1,060 Views / 10 Replies  
8hrs hmm. set the data rate to like 8mbps. See how that works.
Posted by Mac Write, on May 5, 2011 at 11:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Not so good on kernel panics, but it might be... 1,825 Views / 21 Replies  
Not so good on kernel panics, but it might be related to the video card or other hardware/drivers installed. I have a 9800Pro for my MDD G4 which needs a new fan. You might be able to just buy a new...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 5, 2011 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bad news. No new cards will work with your... 1,825 Views / 21 Replies  
Bad news. No new cards will work with your PowerMac G5. Why exactly do you need a new video card? is your current one not working, or just want a faster card?


The best card that it supports os...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 4, 2011 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Doing a VNC type system would be slow display... 928 Views / 15 Replies  
Doing a VNC type system would be slow display with no audio. What exactly do you want to do with the ibooks? Also Lion will have OS X Server included as part of it when it comes out later this...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 4, 2011 at 01:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Sounds like they are trying to charge for pirated... 1,342 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds like they are trying to charge for pirated software. Make sure all the software included comes with the original install DVD's along with the original license keys, instructions etc. Also make...
Posted by Mac Write, on May 4, 2011 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Encode as h.264 at 8mbps and the limit is 15... 1,060 Views / 10 Replies  
Encode as h.264 at 8mbps and the limit is 15 minutes now for videos on YouTube. Sorenson is 15 years old and h.264 is far far more efficient and higher quality.
Posted by Mac Write, on May 3, 2011 at 11:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Spinrite 1,015 Views / 9 Replies  
Spinrite
Posted by Mac Write, on Apr 18, 2011 at 03:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven't checked any of those apps out, but a... 725 Views / 3 Replies  
I haven't checked any of those apps out, but a simple free technique is to Option click the app you want to be clutter free and all other apps will hide and you have a clutter free workspace.

You...
Posted by Mac Write, on Mar 17, 2011 at 02:55 AM, in Applications
You might also want to dump... 1,520 Views / 12 Replies  
You might also want to dump ~/Library/cache/Safari (Users Library folder) or even go as far as to delete Safari Preferences ~/Library/Preferences/Safari/preferences.plist). It could be corrupted.
Posted by Mac Write, on Mar 17, 2011 at 02:31 AM, in Mac OS X
I am legally blind and need the large screen... 2,318 Views / 81 Replies  
I am legally blind and need the large screen (well I only have my 20" Apple CInema Display) I have no iPad can't afford one.
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 28, 2011 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I will not post a picture of her. That is the... 2,318 Views / 81 Replies  
I will not post a picture of her. That is the most disgusting way to decide if someone is good or not.
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 24, 2011 at 04:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup. But why dump someone who is so wonderful? 2,318 Views / 81 Replies  
Yup. But why dump someone who is so wonderful?
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 24, 2011 at 03:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am on permanent disability. the goverment pays... 2,318 Views / 81 Replies  
I am on permanent disability. the goverment pays for my apartment and care taker. to improve my diet and to help me loose weight I go over the grocery list with her and then she hands it off to my...
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 24, 2011 at 02:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
She is my first girlfriend and controls the... 2,318 Views / 81 Replies  
She is my first girlfriend and controls the shopping list and I don't have money to buy the stuff on my own.
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 23, 2011 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Everytime I watch an Apple Event, I have Pizza,... 2,318 Views / 81 Replies  
Everytime I watch an Apple Event, I have Pizza, have a friend over and enjoy ourselves. Now she is saying no and loosing weight it more important then my pathetic Apple Event tradition.
Posted by Mac Write, on Feb 23, 2011 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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