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Poll: You include Opera (!!!) but not Entourage? 5,590 Views / 188 Replies  
You include Opera (!!!) but not Entourage?
Posted by wingdo, on Apr 30, 2009 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
I couldn't agree more. I never think twice about... 7,554 Views / 146 Replies  
I couldn't agree more. I never think twice about testing anything I download for OS X even from google links. Downloading random stuff you have never heard of before (but looks useful) for Windows...
Posted by wingdo, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:54 PM, in macOS
Sigh. :censor: This is SO stupid, I don't... 5,624 Views / 119 Replies  
Sigh. :censor:

This is SO stupid, I don't know why they can't get this done.
Posted by wingdo, on Feb 12, 2008 at 06:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I find it odd and sad that for as long as OS X... 3,050 Views / 51 Replies  
I find it odd and sad that for as long as OS X has been out (and even prior to that) people have been arguing how Apple would increment the minor fix number up to if it ever past the point of x.x.9. ...
Posted by wingdo, on May 23, 2007 at 01:52 PM, in macOS
I thought it was just me who couldn't get the... 1,798 Views / 26 Replies  
I thought it was just me who couldn't get the idea.
Posted by wingdo, on May 23, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Audiobooks is not an option for me under the... 1,079 Views / 2 Replies  
Audiobooks is not an option for me under the Apple TV tabs, and if I ctrl click on Audiobooks on the Apple TV device in iTunes, turning off syncing turns off ALL syncing not just audiobooks.
Posted by wingdo, on May 20, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Disable Audiobook Syncing to Apple TV? 1,079 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there any way to disable syncing of audiobooks to Apple TV? It seems like a waste of disk space as I am never going to "watch" a 3 hour audio book on my HD TV.
Posted by wingdo, on May 19, 2007 at 05:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
But it got answered. We're a persistent... 5,489 Views / 29 Replies  
But it got answered.

We're a persistent bunch. (or is it bored?)
Posted by wingdo, on May 11, 2007 at 05:02 PM, in Applications
When to buy a 2GB DIMM? 615 Views / 3 Replies  
RAM prices are in a free fall of late. Just this week alone, OWC (MacSales) has had 4 price cuts on the 2GB DIMM for a MBP C2D. 149.99 on Monday, 144.99 on Wednesday, 137.99 yesterday and now down...
Posted by wingdo, on May 11, 2007 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dupe Post 336 Views / 1 Replies  
Stupid Interweb slowness. :)
Posted by wingdo, on May 11, 2007 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
VERY bored people. 3,997 Views / 202 Replies  
VERY bored people.
Posted by wingdo, on May 10, 2007 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It will depend on their Exchange server. With... 587 Views / 2 Replies  
It will depend on their Exchange server. With Exchange Server 2007, the default will be https://mail.domain.com/OWA and not /exchange.
Posted by wingdo, on May 10, 2007 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
Bookmark syncing between browsers 306 Views / 2 Replies  
Looking for an app to keep bookmarks synced between various browsers on the same MBP. BookIt looks like it may work, but it appears to require consistant user intervention.

Anyone out there using...
Posted by wingdo, on May 9, 2007 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
Well I've been using Camino a lot for the past... 2,447 Views / 47 Replies  
Well I've been using Camino a lot for the past week plus. Thanks to everyone who replied. You guys were right, much of what I used to need add ons for has now been built into Camino. I've pretty...
Posted by wingdo, on May 9, 2007 at 11:44 AM, in Applications
Other World Computing (2.0GB PC-5300 DDR2 667MHz... 835 Views / 13 Replies  
Other World Computing (2.0GB PC-5300 DDR2 667MHz SO-DIMM 200... (OWC5300DDR2S2GB) at OWC (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/5300DDR2S2GB/)) has the 2GB chip for $149 now. RAM...
Posted by wingdo, on May 8, 2007 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've never had issues with OWC and at $169.99... 1,049 Views / 17 Replies  
I've never had issues with OWC and at $169.99 their 2GB Module is calling to me. I am hoping the price fall will continue a bit more and then I am in.
...
Posted by wingdo, on May 3, 2007 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The virtual memory reported by activity monitor... 1,091 Views / 8 Replies  
The virtual memory reported by activity monitor seems to have nothing to do what so ever with your actual VM swapfile size. The system swapfile is in /private/var/vm At this moment, I show a VM size...
Posted by wingdo, on May 1, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in macOS
Renee is misinformed about one item. I close the... 4,824 Views / 19 Replies  
Renee is misinformed about one item. I close the lid on my MBP all the time and wake it back up with my BT Keyboard.
Posted by wingdo, on May 1, 2007 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Editing a plist file with TextEdit just seems... 2,447 Views / 47 Replies  
Editing a plist file with TextEdit just seems like a PITA to add a search engine, when there were much easier ways to do it. I also really like inqusitor and am sad to see it is no longer available...
Posted by wingdo, on May 1, 2007 at 01:47 PM, in Applications
Does anyone still use Camino? 2,447 Views / 47 Replies  
For the last several months I've been using Safari as my default browser with FireFox as my secondary. I am not really all that happy with FireFox's interface so I decided to re-try Camino. After...
Posted by wingdo, on May 1, 2007 at 11:28 AM, in Applications
I got mine through 2cool tek (ww.2cooltek.com). ... 78,049 Views / 17 Replies  
I got mine through 2cool tek (ww.2cooltek.com). $14.95 plus shipping.

The fans are a bit noisey as they are real fans not some thin low airflow units. They are no louder than a desktop, but...
Posted by wingdo, on Apr 21, 2007 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're looking for something to use as a... 78,049 Views / 17 Replies  
If you're looking for something to use as a desktop solution, I use a Bytecc NC-500 (http://www.byteccusa.com/product/cooler/nc-500.htm). It's got 2 fans (not the quietest ones you can find) and...
Posted by wingdo, on Apr 20, 2007 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A 7,200 RPM 2.5" drive is not going to give you... 1,736 Views / 20 Replies  
A 7,200 RPM 2.5" drive is not going to give you the same throughput as a 7,200 3.5" drive connected via FireWire. The external drive will still be faster by quite a lot. I upgraded my PowerBook's...
Posted by wingdo, on Mar 28, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's just plain nuts. My DA Desktop went from... 23,501 Views / 244 Replies  
That's just plain nuts. My DA Desktop went from 10.1 to 10.2 to 10.3 to 10.4 ALL with archive and install. I've not had any issues whatsoever doing things this way. My PowerBook went from Panther...
Posted by wingdo, on Mar 15, 2007 at 11:01 AM, in macOS
Poll: I've got to give kudos to Apple. The P'Book was... 1,684 Views / 41 Replies  
I've got to give kudos to Apple. The P'Book was given to my wife when I bought my MBP. I had her bring it in to the Apple Store this weekend, since neither Disk Warrior nor TTP could resolve the...
Posted by wingdo, on Mar 14, 2007 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: This thread totally jinxed me. My PowerBook is... 1,684 Views / 41 Replies  
This thread totally jinxed me. My PowerBook is at the Apple Store getting a new HD installed as it totally died on Saturday.
Posted by wingdo, on Mar 12, 2007 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How much slower will Paralles be considering it'd... 3,681 Views / 40 Replies  
How much slower will Paralles be considering it'd be on 4 processors and he's running 32bit XP SP2 for a MS JVM application? Seriously the MP will be much much faster than anything that program...
Posted by wingdo, on Mar 6, 2007 at 06:57 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If you only use Word, yeah sure the Pismo... 4,208 Views / 65 Replies  
If you only use Word, yeah sure the Pismo probably seems just as fast. I've got a G4 1.5 GHz PBook and a MBP. The MBP runs rings around the PB with every intensive app I use. Aperture? WAAAAAAY...
Posted by wingdo, on Mar 1, 2007 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well the month of Apple bugs is over. I though... 7,688 Views / 115 Replies  
Well the month of Apple bugs is over. I though I'd post a comment from Bill Gates in an MSNBC interview (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16934083/site/newsweek) (If MS is in the name you know it won't...
Posted by wingdo, on Feb 5, 2007 at 12:31 PM, in macOS
Do not rename your accounts Unix name (i.e the... 511 Views / 7 Replies  
Do not rename your accounts Unix name (i.e the short name), nothing will ever work right unless done just right. There are a couple threads here and at OSX Hints on the proper way to change the...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 30, 2007 at 05:50 PM, in macOS
What's the difference between a "license... 2,078 Views / 44 Replies  
What's the difference between a "license agreement" and an "End User License Agreement"? Not being sarcastic, they just seem like the same thing to me.
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 29, 2007 at 12:45 PM, in macOS
What version of Panther is on the Boot CD? The... 527 Views / 10 Replies  
What version of Panther is on the Boot CD? The very first iMac G5 supported 10.3.5, but most of the later edition iMac G5s came with Tiger pre-installed. I am not sure a 10.3.0 CD will boot for you.
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 25, 2007 at 04:59 PM, in macOS
MBP / MB power adapters 373 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone besides Apple make power adapters yet for the new books? I have 2 already but good lord that is one big brick for travel. It's about twice the size of my PB Apple adapter and 3x the...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 24, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you install BootCamp tools? If so, I could... 622 Views / 5 Replies  
Did you install BootCamp tools? If so, I could have sworn that was an option under "mouse" in control panel.

But I have to ask ..... Why would you buy a Mac to primarily run Windows? Is this...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 23, 2007 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There's no real reason to shut down. As long as... 970 Views / 9 Replies  
There's no real reason to shut down. As long as the latch light is pulsing it is safe to move.

If you are planning on leaving it in sleep mode for an extended period without external power I...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 18, 2007 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have been meaning to ask this question for... 710 Views / 6 Replies  
I have been meaning to ask this question for ages, how does Apple figure "VM Size" and what does it actually mean? I am currently at 17GB VM Size according to Activity Monitor, but I only have one...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 17, 2007 at 07:38 PM, in macOS
Startup speed seems acceptable to me. There are... 970 Views / 9 Replies  
Startup speed seems acceptable to me. There are two caveats to that though. 1) I always put my book to sleep when moving it, otherwise it is always running. The only time it restarts is when i do...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 17, 2007 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Really not running much as a startup / login... 970 Views / 9 Replies  
Really not running much as a startup / login item.

Startups include:
Cisco VPN client
Parallels (whatever it all installs)
CleanApp
HP Photosmart Scanner Daemon
VineServer

Login Items:
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 17, 2007 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know that wasn't directed at me but ..... ... 7,688 Views / 115 Replies  
I know that wasn't directed at me but .....

Never said there was no Mac malware nor did I ever say we are 100% secure. I am not sure how long LMH and his friend have been sitting on some of these...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 15, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in macOS
A direct answer to your question. Yes, I can... 698 Views / 12 Replies  
A direct answer to your question. Yes, I can feel the "clicks", "movement" or whatever you want to call them on my 160GB drive.
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 12, 2007 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Totally agree on both points. It is a very... 7,688 Views / 115 Replies  
Totally agree on both points. It is a very interesting and somewhat scary problem.

And yeah, still a dick. :)
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 6, 2007 at 06:03 PM, in macOS
First, when I made my post only three bugs had... 7,688 Views / 115 Replies  
First, when I made my post only three bugs had been posted so at the time 1/3 of his bugs were non Apple bugs during the month of Apple bugs.

Second, I was incorrect in the MySpace bug blurb. I...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 4, 2007 at 09:44 PM, in macOS
I think the guy's initiative is... 7,688 Views / 115 Replies  
I think the guy's initiative is interesting.[/QUOTE]

In the BBC article "LMH" says "that he expected Apple to respond and produce official fixes". This guy is lame. Apple is not going to "fix"...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 4, 2007 at 06:40 PM, in macOS
If you have an external HD you can use something... 28,145 Views / 16 Replies  
If you have an external HD you can use something like Carbon Copy Cloner to create a mirror of your internal drive boot off that, verify everything still works and then reformat your internal drive...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 3, 2007 at 06:04 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You are right I am wrong. There, I said it. ... 4,808 Views / 63 Replies  
You are right I am wrong. There, I said it. Your original post that "nothing runs on both systems" is correct. Again, I concede.



Please note though that I am not the one who compared this...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 3, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, I get your point. The OP asked about... 4,808 Views / 63 Replies  
No, I get your point.

The OP asked about whether to get a PowerBook or a MacBook Pro and you said programs won't work on both systems, when it is quite obvious to everyone else that they will...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 3, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That I agree with. A few years down the road, I... 4,808 Views / 63 Replies  
That I agree with. A few years down the road, I don't see many new "Universal" applications coming out just like there are not a lot of new Classic programs being developed.
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 3, 2007 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah but you are going WAY off topic here. Your... 4,808 Views / 63 Replies  
Yeah but you are going WAY off topic here. Your post said and I quote .....

"The Intel transition was a huge change, and nothing works on both systems."

And I am saying that between Universal...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 3, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've got a PowerBook G4 and a C2D MBP. Except... 4,808 Views / 63 Replies  
I've got a PowerBook G4 and a C2D MBP. Except for processor intensive things like playing WoW or running Parallels instead of VPC, I honestly see no real difference in speed between the two. Web...
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 3, 2007 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The router and MacBook have to be on the same... 10,268 Views / 7 Replies  
The router and MacBook have to be on the same channel, that's how they talk to each other.
Posted by wingdo, on Jan 3, 2007 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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