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How about using "Get Info" (Cmd-i) in Finder,... 800 Views / 8 Replies  
How about using "Get Info" (Cmd-i) in Finder, going to the Permissions near bottom of info window (noting - so you can reset as before) and setting to "Read/Write" for "Everybody".
Then see how Text...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Sep 10, 2011 at 08:24 AM, in macOS
Well, Yahoo is really pursuing new accounts,... 810 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, Yahoo is really pursuing new accounts, isn't it? :/
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the suggestion. In the meanwhile,... 1,486 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestion.
In the meanwhile, I believe have good (good/bad) news:
Trying some (small or freebie) movies for DL, I have not have the problem with others.
But I hesitated to throw...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are video player/app problems of iPad1 back in iPad2? 1,486 Views / 2 Replies  
I only found one other sure instance on Apple Support forums of iPad2 getting the Videos app frozen/fixated in middle of a video (even an iTunes-DL'd vid).
[ Apple - Support - Discussions - Video...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, Eriamjh. That's what I was suspecting... 1,991 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, Eriamjh.
That's what I was suspecting but couldn't find documented anywhere.
Since I'm tech support for family (even remote), it fell to me to have it all set up first - plus that made it...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Mar 30, 2011 at 06:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can "ownership"/sync account on iPad be changed? 1,991 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey, folks, just got a new iPad2 that I want to prep properly before I deliver it next week to my daughter.
Trouble is: I don't know what her iTunes acct name & pw are (and don't want her to guess...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Mar 21, 2011 at 05:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I almost never have a beachball with Safari.... 1,497 Views / 4 Replies  
I almost never have a beachball with Safari. Which version (exactly) are you using (see "About Safari" in "Safari" menu.

I'm using 5.0.3 - and just about to install 5.0.4, which is why I'm...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Mar 18, 2011 at 09:27 PM, in Applications
Sorry about that - and about quoting myself. ... 8,030 Views / 178 Replies  
Sorry about that - and about quoting myself.
I forget where I first read it (probably money.cnn or fortune.com), but I had to google to make sure I didn't dream it up.
Apparently it *was* there -...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Mar 16, 2011 at 04:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Doesn't look to me as though that graph includes... 8,030 Views / 178 Replies  
Doesn't look to me as though that graph includes the $35 Verizon "activation fee".

Stop using the Verizon 3G for 3 months and resuming require "re-activation" (and another $35)

There goes...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Their prices sound *awesome*. Thanks, olePigeon!... 1,393 Views / 20 Replies  
Their prices sound *awesome*. Thanks, olePigeon!
I'll certainly give it a shot. At those prices I won't feel bad if I get the occasional lemon. Looks like about 10-15% of what I'd pay at...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Feb 4, 2011 at 07:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I keep two printers at home networked off my... 1,393 Views / 20 Replies  
I keep two printers at home networked off my iMac:
1) HP 3300 Multifunction laser (5 years old) for B&W $40 for refill toner*
2) Canon PIXMA iP3300 (3 years old) for color. $8/cartridge(4)*

*If...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Feb 3, 2011 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They really might insist on some pix (at the very... 1,232 Views / 14 Replies  
They really might insist on some pix (at the very least). They really want people to game them by hoaxing such stories - or the negative publicity it could bring.
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jan 11, 2011 at 01:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Quite true. And although I consider Yosemite the... 2,891 Views / 34 Replies  
Quite true. And although I consider Yosemite the closest I'll see to heaven on earth...
It requires reservation (see natl parks online), and...
The Sierra Nevada's winters are VERY treacherous. No...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jan 5, 2011 at 01:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Worked like a charm on both machines. Thanks... 982 Views / 5 Replies  
Worked like a charm on both machines. Thanks everybody.
Just deleted .DS Store ... and that got the Finder playing well with others.

OT: ever notice how some people (users) seem to have bad,...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Dec 29, 2010 at 06:34 PM, in macOS
Thanks, guys. When I get back home I may just... 982 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, guys. When I get back home I may just start by showing hidden files (Tinkertools) and delete that.
If that fails, I'll see what damage I can do via Terminal :)

I'll post the results.
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Dec 20, 2010 at 06:32 PM, in macOS
Cease & desist to unrequested desktop cleanup on restart? 982 Views / 5 Replies  
Two out of four Macs in our home (one on Leopard, one on Snow Leopard) *insist* on rearranging all desktop icons to grid on right side of desktop whenever system is restarted (or logged out/in)....
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Dec 20, 2010 at 09:12 AM, in macOS
At least you *can* get 4GB. And... it's only... 9,155 Views / 206 Replies  
At least you *can* get 4GB. And... it's only $100 - way more reasonable than Apple's previous RAM hyper-charges. Makes it now a great deal for me!
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Oct 21, 2010 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds awesome. And inexpensive. ... 1,132 Views / 9 Replies  
Sounds awesome. And inexpensive.

Unfortunately, Amazon reviews suggests a scarily large % of buyers get lemons. ...and poor NT service:
Amazon.com: Newer Technology Universal Drive Adapter -...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Why does everyone keep project a MBA upgrade... 3,992 Views / 22 Replies  
Why does everyone keep project a MBA upgrade today (e.g., What to expect at 'Back to the Mac' - Apple 2.0 - Fortune Tech (http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/10/13/what-to-expect-at-back-to-the-mac/) )?...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey... it works for me. "A fool and his... 832 Views / 19 Replies  
Hey... it works for me.

"A fool and his money are soon parted."

If he's got that much money, bless him - and may he ( asap ) find more ways to be foolish with it!
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Oct 17, 2010 at 01:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
...and apparently so seamlessly integrated are... 728 Views / 12 Replies  
...and apparently so seamlessly integrated are "Bloomberg TV" and bloomberg.com that the latter does not even mention the interview on its home page (despite this having to be quite a 'scoop' to get...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
...and the $billion healed that up? 1,393 Views / 21 Replies  
...and the $billion healed that up?
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Oct 14, 2010 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, "best rumors" are still pretty sucky, but I... 2,460 Views / 23 Replies  
Well, "best rumors" are still pretty sucky, but I guess Sept 1 still falls within summer, and a passing comment in this rumor about the Sept 1 Apple event has (in effect) "a friend of a guy that...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Aug 25, 2010 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, nothing new... although it's August 20. ::... 2,460 Views / 23 Replies  
Well, nothing new... although it's August 20. :: pops another Prozac ::

...and that despite back-to-school being upon us. And the Apple store online still says an Air ships "within 24 hours". ...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Aug 20, 2010 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's great to hear: they certainly were helpful... 2,460 Views / 23 Replies  
That's great to hear: they certainly were helpful on technical support when I was in Springs in early 00s.
They deserve to survive if they can keep serving their niche so well.
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Aug 8, 2010 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Makes *my* day !: Apple may ship huge numbers... 2,460 Views / 23 Replies  
Makes *my* day !:
Apple may ship huge numbers of new MacBook Air in September | Electronista (http://www.electronista.com/articles/10/08/06/analyst.sees.new.two.new.macbook.air.models/)

Who knows...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Aug 6, 2010 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Speaking of store in the Springs... is Voelker... 2,460 Views / 23 Replies  
Speaking of store in the Springs... is Voelker Research still open (and selling Macs), what with the competition of an Apple store?
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 25, 2010 at 05:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Then, "That's what the Pacific is for" ?... 838 Views / 17 Replies  
Then, "That's what the Pacific is for" ? ;)
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 24, 2010 at 06:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
[legacy] MacNN "May damage your computer" ? 1,893 Views / 30 Replies  
Hadn't seen this before... Safari (5.0) alerts me that "This site may damage your computer" before allowing me to enter LEGACY.macnn.com (my preferred view). Just noticed it for the first time this...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 24, 2010 at 06:36 AM, in Feedback
MacBook Air: Summer 2010's best rumors 2,460 Views / 23 Replies  
Apple readying an 11.6-inch MacBook Air? | Electronista (http://www.electronista.com/articles/10/07/15/apple.may.go.to.11in.screen.culv.for.macbook.air/)

I've been waiting for a new release for a...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 15, 2010 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
But how *temporary* will be the... 1,095 Views / 23 Replies  
But how *temporary* will be the reserved-as-deleted blocks that I create now (while OS X does *not* provide TRIM): When OS X starts TRIMming, will there likely be a way to recover the (slow)...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 14, 2010 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I think you'll find "Happy Birthday"s even... 766 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, I think you'll find "Happy Birthday"s even sweeter soon - even if a couple days late!

Thanks for "giving me ideas" about my aging powerbook ;)
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 14, 2010 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reminder to re-enable my... 1,136 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the reminder to re-enable my Click-to-Flash.
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The art of offensive disparagement has really... 1,162 Views / 37 Replies  
The art of offensive disparagement has really dimmed since Will left the scene.
I always wanted to commit to memory Kent's verbal barrage against Oswald in King Lear, so I can at least share it...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Something people will enjoy hearing when they... 14,808 Views / 110 Replies  
Something people will enjoy hearing when they telephone.

I always like the sound of a Chapel Hill bar:

"He's not here" As in: "He's not here. May I help you?"
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 29, 2010 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I notice that the only thing the bottom... 5,948 Views / 105 Replies  
I notice that the only thing the bottom "snap-off" cover reveals (besides RAM) is airport card (or screws on its cover).
What's the attraction to making Airport accessible? They burn out often? ...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 15, 2010 at 08:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Companies that will survive in long run at least... 1,143 Views / 24 Replies  
Companies that will survive in long run at least have a legal *clue*.

And, @besson: Bigger than what? The entire "found"/stolen iPhone reeked of "pulled off by a 'gang that couldn't shoot...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 11, 2010 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Awesome, Charles. Thanks for pegging it. 866 Views / 8 Replies  
Awesome, Charles. Thanks for pegging it.
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 10, 2010 at 03:38 PM, in macOS
Thanks for naming it for me. Unfortunately,... 866 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for naming it for me.
Unfortunately, the quirk is still there. Guess I'll just be living with it.
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 10, 2010 at 12:00 PM, in macOS
Upgrade. I'm unsure what you mean by... 866 Views / 8 Replies  
Upgrade.

I'm unsure what you mean by "unarranged itself"? Did icons on grid immediately move into different positions at the moment of changing menu from ? or change after restart?

What I...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 10, 2010 at 03:20 AM, in macOS
Thanks for suggestion, but that was first thing I... 866 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for suggestion, but that was first thing I checked.

Just to double-check, I changed it to "snap-to-grid" and logged out/in.
[problem still exists]

Then I changed back to "none" and...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 9, 2010 at 04:57 PM, in macOS
New to Leopard. How overrule its desktop tyranny? 866 Views / 8 Replies  
Finally got my long-in-tooth Powerbook G4 upgraded to Leopard (all up to date at 10.5.8) after years with Tiger. Love the enhancements (sorry G4 won't work with 10.6).

One weirdness that I never...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Jun 9, 2010 at 09:10 AM, in macOS
There are personality types (I'll keep this... 2,794 Views / 60 Replies  
There are personality types (I'll keep this non-clinical) that I call "tar-babies" - after the Uncle Remos tale: the more you interact with them, the more stuck you get. They'll wrench your heart,...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on May 15, 2010 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I occasionally post (mostly read) Hacker News... 714 Views / 10 Replies  
I occasionally post (mostly read) Hacker News (Hacker News (http://news.ycombinator.com)) which is OS-agnostic and way geekier than MacNN, and what amazes me is how much these guys (and a few gals)...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on May 15, 2010 at 05:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Showing what is/makes stupid is good for guffaws.... 806 Views / 10 Replies  
Showing what is/makes stupid is good for guffaws.

Revealing what makes us smart is good for profits:

Amazon.com: The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on May 9, 2010 at 06:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
However, A ping to leg.com gives: 64 bytes... 947 Views / 17 Replies  
However,
A ping to leg.com gives:
64 bytes from 68.178.232.143: icmp_seq=3 ttl=110 time=77.941 ms

But a ping to localhost gives:
64 bytes from 127.0.0.1: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.063 ms

So...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 15, 2010 at 09:35 PM, in macOS
@ghp: Thanks for dedicating the cpu cycles to... 947 Views / 17 Replies  
@ghp: Thanks for dedicating the cpu cycles to it.
It's not really a worry to me personally.
But it does seem rather unsettling that such a phenomenon can occur inexplicably on occasional...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 15, 2010 at 09:31 PM, in macOS
Thank you, thank you, Oisin... So good to... 947 Views / 17 Replies  
Thank you, thank you, Oisin...
So good to find out I didn't just get slipped some peyote.

For me also, the phenomenon crosses System versions:
Resolving to LocalHost: iMac 10.6.3, PowerBook...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 15, 2010 at 05:47 PM, in macOS
Okay, have now tried GHPorter's suggestion of ... 947 Views / 17 Replies  
Okay, have now tried GHPorter's suggestion of
>> sudo dscacheutil -flushcache
And restarted
And tried the OpenDNS settings.

No changes.

Only other clue: the two machines (one Intel, one...
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:22 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the OpenDNS suggestion, Simon. ... 947 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for the OpenDNS suggestion, Simon.

Interestingly, even stripping down to just google's (& restart) changed nothing.
Posted by Love Calm Quiet, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:14 PM, in macOS
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