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Help Choosing a Mac Pro (8 core vs 12 core) 6,340 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey Guys,

Trying to help my brother choose between the current (2.4) 8core and (2.6) 12core offerings. We do realize that the 12 core machine means faster ram and a higher processing speed. As a...
Posted by Bruck, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Last time a friend of mine had a randomly... 1,374 Views / 7 Replies  
Last time a friend of mine had a randomly corrupted Time machine archive, when i did research as to why, one of the theories is that you should not be storing files on the time machine drive in the...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 5, 2008 at 09:44 PM, in Mac OS X
when you say keep the old Time Machine Archive on... 1,374 Views / 7 Replies  
when you say keep the old Time Machine Archive on your external disk - will this file be accessable from time machine software? can you view it - or get to old files?

Also from what I've read,...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 5, 2008 at 07:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Managing Time Machine Data - Questions 1,374 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok,

I have a 500gb and 320gb lacie sitting here. The 500 is brand new. One of them will become my "time machine"

I have had redundant data (on 6 month delay) for a long time, but I think its...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 5, 2008 at 02:02 PM, in Mac OS X
This vibration was coming from the HD. Guess what... 426 Views / 4 Replies  
This vibration was coming from the HD. Guess what - HD died last week, and after the replacement, its absolutely silent and vibration free for the first time ever.

Much happier. Wish they...
Posted by Bruck, on May 27, 2008 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Figured it out - it was in verbose mode. 359 Views / 2 Replies  
Figured it out - it was in verbose mode.
Posted by Bruck, on May 27, 2008 at 06:02 PM, in Mac OS X
10.5 just back from AppleCare Showing lots of verbose messages during boot/shutdown 359 Views / 2 Replies  
I am really glad apple was able to put leopard back on, but its not behaving during boot/shutdown like the retail installation usually does.

is there a command I can run to make everything look...
Posted by Bruck, on May 27, 2008 at 05:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Leopard Mail's Auto-Address book formatting? 343 Views / 1 Replies  
I would like to update my contacts, and like how Apple Mail is now able to identify the contact information and auto-format it for adding. Unfortunately I have been unable to "figure" out some of the...
Posted by Bruck, on Apr 8, 2008 at 11:02 AM, in Applications
Making an Agenda for a meeting. How would you using iWork? 368 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a meeting I am going to be running tonight. I would like to make the agenda in iWork so its a little more impressive than the rough draft I just made in Word.

Any thoughts?
Posted by Bruck, on Mar 4, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in Applications
How would you setup my PowerMac for Time Machine? 334 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm not sure if I should use time machine. I constantly fill the 250gb drive inside my G5. At times I would have data on both my 250 lacie and my computer, sometimes only in one place.

Recently I...
Posted by Bruck, on Nov 20, 2007 at 07:15 PM, in Mac OS X
I was going to go 250 so that i have the same... 401 Views / 2 Replies  
I was going to go 250 so that i have the same amount of space in and out. (Have an 500gb lacie). 500 is enough for my uses. Guess i'll look at the price jump to a 500.

Thanks.
Posted by Bruck, on Nov 9, 2007 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Going to upgrade G5 Power Mac's HD. Do I replace the boot drive? 401 Views / 2 Replies  
I am about to purchase a SATA Western Digital Caviar SE16 250gb to double my internal storage. Its a 7200rpm drive.

My question is, instead of buying a drive that is probably identical to what's...
Posted by Bruck, on Nov 9, 2007 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Video out from ipod: Music menus? 529 Views / 0 Replies  
So I was reading a post on engadget and a few people mentioned

"currently no 3rd party video dock allows on screen menus for anything outside of the iPods music folder "

and "you guys are...
Posted by Bruck, on Nov 2, 2007 at 09:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ok but can it keep live backup on an AEBS drive? 430 Views / 4 Replies  
ok but can it keep live backup on an AEBS drive?
Posted by Bruck, on Oct 20, 2007 at 05:02 AM, in Mac OS X
How will you handle data redundancy? 430 Views / 4 Replies  
Here's my home network:
2 AEBS (gigabit)
We have 1 family owned 320gb lacie connected over USB to one of the AEBS
3 of the other macs (one of them my primary machine) have their own external...
Posted by Bruck, on Oct 20, 2007 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
I read it in the 300.html leopard features list. ... 1,984 Views / 7 Replies  
I read it in the 300.html leopard features list.


Network Scanning Support
Take advantage of new Bonjour-based network scanners, Leopard leads the way with the technology required to allow...
Posted by Bruck, on Oct 18, 2007 at 08:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Leopard Network Scanning feature: will it allow all-in-ones? 1,984 Views / 7 Replies  
I just read that Leopard has the ability to scan over bonjour based networking. Does this mean that my HP all-in-one printer that is attached to my AEBS will finally be able to scan?


Thanks!
Posted by Bruck, on Oct 18, 2007 at 08:32 PM, in Mac OS X
the channel off automatic. For the record, I... 508 Views / 9 Replies  
the channel off automatic.

For the record, I ended up going this route, I bought 3 AEBS and set up the entire network. I AM SO HAPPY TO BE USING APPLE ROUTERS. they work beautifully!!!
Posted by Bruck, on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:02 AM, in Networking
I'm a big fan of music, not someone who has every... 15,978 Views / 266 Replies  
I'm a big fan of music, not someone who has every album by all of the popular bands. I created my itunes library one cd at a time, and constantly delete cds that I don't want on there anymore. If I...
Posted by Bruck, on Sep 9, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Menus on tv? Please steve!!! give us your special cable!! 373 Views / 0 Replies  
I really want to output cover art onto my tv/car stereo. Steve did it at the keynote. I'm even pretty sure he did it each year at the keynote. When are we getting one of those cables?
Posted by Bruck, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Seriously please don't give people crap for... 15,978 Views / 266 Replies  
Seriously please don't give people crap for wanting 160 (available), 80 (available all year), 60 (available for 2 years), 40 (available for 4 years), dare I say 30 (available since gen 2) GIGS OF...
Posted by Bruck, on Sep 6, 2007 at 01:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks! 489 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks!
Posted by Bruck, on Sep 2, 2007 at 09:43 AM, in Networking
2 AEBS on one network. Does the second one use its LAN or WAN to connect? 489 Views / 2 Replies  
Need to know if AEBS work like any other router and require one of their 4 LAN to become a repeater. second AEBS will have wireless and wired devices plugged into it. Trying to figure out how many...
Posted by Bruck, on Sep 1, 2007 at 04:55 PM, in Networking
what about the modes required to make these do... 508 Views / 9 Replies  
what about the modes required to make these do what I want? Will I need to use 1 of the 3 wired ports on each of the satellite AEBSs for the connection OR can I use the WAN port?

Trying to figure...
Posted by Bruck, on Aug 31, 2007 at 10:22 AM, in Networking
fyi: my current setup works fine, its just not as... 508 Views / 9 Replies  
fyi: my current setup works fine, its just not as fast as gigabit ethernet would be, or N signal from apple.
Posted by Bruck, on Aug 31, 2007 at 01:55 AM, in Networking
large house project: 3 airport base stations? 508 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey,

I currently have a cable modem that runs to a netgear router, and of the 4 ports on it, 1 goes to linksys router in the other end of the house, and the other 3 are used by bedrooms in this...
Posted by Bruck, on Aug 31, 2007 at 01:54 AM, in Networking
Fixed it. Copied my old pref file over the new... 528 Views / 5 Replies  
Fixed it. Copied my old pref file over the new install's one. Surprised no one else has run into this. Another solution would be to install 1.0, config the GUI and then upgrade to 1.5
Posted by Bruck, on Aug 25, 2007 at 07:23 PM, in Applications
Parallels vs Fusion (tried both today for first time) Fusion SLOW 6,028 Views / 17 Replies  
A few days ago i slapped boot-camp 1.4 and xp sp2 onto my mom's new silver imac. It ran great. Today I decided to get virtual machines running so that I can teach her how to use quickbooks inside of...
Posted by Bruck, on Aug 13, 2007 at 08:56 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
They are shipping ahead of time. My estimated... 1,070 Views / 27 Replies  
They are shipping ahead of time. My estimated delivery date was july 18. But it showed up on the 28th of June.
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 29, 2007 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In my toolbar I have buttons 4 together. Here is... 528 Views / 5 Replies  
In my toolbar I have buttons 4 together. Here is a picture, I can't seem to re-add the 2 on the right that represent "ratings and keywords" and "adjustments and...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 29, 2007 at 02:31 AM, in Applications
Well after some playing around, I guess I see why... 528 Views / 5 Replies  
Well after some playing around, I guess I see why they took them out (but i'm still dissapointed) If you double click on an image it goes right to what "was" "adjustments workspace layout" but in...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 29, 2007 at 02:21 AM, in Applications
I even was able to find the icons inside... 528 Views / 5 Replies  
I even was able to find the icons inside resources on both computers. they refer to "a_setWorkspaceConfiguration3" and "4" . How on earth do I add those icons/preset workspace layouts back into...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 29, 2007 at 02:03 AM, in Applications
Layouts seem to be missing in aperture? 528 Views / 5 Replies  
Got a new MBP today, installed aperture on it... 2 of the layouts I use most often are gone. The one with the star (its called ratings) and the one with the adjustments. I can't seem to customize...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 29, 2007 at 01:53 AM, in Applications
After installing aperture, the machine got into... 426 Views / 4 Replies  
After installing aperture, the machine got into some intensive work and definately go to "loud and working on something" mode. I'm not sure this vibration has to do with a heavy process load. What...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 28, 2007 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Fan vibration on my wrists when using new MBP 7200rpm 426 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes mine arrived today. I'm just curious if this is normal for all new MBP and i have to get used to it, because my powerbook g4 doesn't do this.
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 28, 2007 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got mine today. Its gorgeous. I'm very... 1,070 Views / 27 Replies  
I just got mine today. Its gorgeous. I'm very curious if anyone else is experiencing a fan hum that they can feel in their hands when typing and using the trackpad. It did not exist on my powerbook...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 28, 2007 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am referring to the "sensitivity" or accuracy... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
I am referring to the "sensitivity" or accuracy of the standard apple mouse driver. If you use a mouse driver like microsoft's intellimouse one with one of their mice, (where you can swap from osx's...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 24, 2007 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
usb overdrive did not help, but SteerMouse TOP... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
usb overdrive did not help, but SteerMouse TOP (http://plentycom.jp/en/steermouse/) seems to be exactly what i was looking for. Too bad I returned the mouse already and will have to go buy it again....
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 24, 2007 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP's support dual DVI? 760 Views / 4 Replies  
So according to apple's website, (i did not realize this till today) but the last and current generation of the MBP can power a 30 inch cinema display? is there some splitter cable that makes it...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 24, 2007 at 03:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ive found that sometimes a driver might be set to... 707 Views / 5 Replies  
Ive found that sometimes a driver might be set to "look best" mode and will print slower using more ink. Try to set the printer to draft mode in the setup before pressing print.
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 24, 2007 at 03:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone looking to buy the MX should know this... 513 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone looking to buy the MX should know this link exists, the lack of a real logitech driver is really dissapointing. Check this out.


SteerMouse TOP (http://plentycom.jp/en/steermouse/)
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 24, 2007 at 03:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ha! nice. thank you. 434 Views / 9 Replies  
ha! nice. thank you.
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 14, 2007 at 11:59 AM, in Mac OS X
woops i meant list view, i see that column view... 434 Views / 9 Replies  
woops i meant list view, i see that column view tells me that when i highlight it so that it shows file info in the column. I just think folders could be treated like files, i mean they have sizes...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 14, 2007 at 11:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Always wished OSX showed folder "size" in column view 434 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm not sure why when I'm in list view that size of a folder shows -- its really a pain in the ass. Wouldn't it be easy for it to work that way? Does anyone make an app that fixes that?
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 14, 2007 at 11:31 AM, in Mac OS X
solving my own question. It seems that xp... 312 Views / 1 Replies  
solving my own question.

It seems that xp mostly likes these kinds of cables (even when using an actual mac) and Mac OSX is a little quirky. (this is fine as I doubt my mom will be printing much...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 13, 2007 at 09:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Using a converter for an older Laser-jet to work in XP on an intel mac 312 Views / 1 Replies  
My mom is running an XP machine and using quickbooks. She prints everything to a trusty HP 4L laser-jet printer. I want to buy her an imac and load OSX and XP onto it, and basically allow her to use...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 13, 2007 at 03:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have not used any other stands, but I bought an... 2,426 Views / 23 Replies  
I have not used any other stands, but I bought an elevator at the apple store yesterday, And while it is certainly simple in design, I am ver impressed. It definately cleaned up my desk.

I can't...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 10, 2007 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i tried to ask for it to be deleted. duplicate... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
i tried to ask for it to be deleted. duplicate because initial post was in wrong forum.

Sorry
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 10, 2007 at 01:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac mouse driver sucks compared to MS intellipoint... is there a replacement? 775 Views / 2 Replies  
When I first installed microsoft's intellipoint drivers for my optical ms mouse, I realized that apple's system mouse driver was not nearly as accurate as Microsoft's. This is easy to see when...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 9, 2007 at 06:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple's system mouse driver sucks... replacement? (duplicate sorry) 782 Views / 8 Replies  
When I first installed microsoft's intellipoint drivers for my optical ms mouse, I realized that apple's system mouse driver was not nearly as accurate as Microsoft's. This is easy to see when...
Posted by Bruck, on Jun 9, 2007 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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