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Can you give some examples of features that will... 630 Views / 11 Replies  
Can you give some examples of features that will be left off of the new version of quicken? There is an article on it over at appleinsider.com and from the sound of it, it will be pretty well endowed...
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:53 AM, in Applications
Am I missing it or is there no way on iPhone to... 725 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there no way to change voicemail alert tones or text message alert tones on the iPhone? I only see that you can change the ringtone.
Posted by ryarber, on Jul 1, 2007 at 03:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
When I say "here," I mean Macworld. This isn't... 7,195 Views / 107 Replies  
When I say "here," I mean Macworld. This isn't exactly WWDC.
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 10, 2007 at 11:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Watching the keynote stream last night, the iTV... 752 Views / 5 Replies  
Watching the keynote stream last night, the iTV shows up in the left hand pane where the iPods show up in iTunes. When you click on it, you can tell it which files to sync to the device, etc. So it...
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 10, 2007 at 11:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB port on AppleTV 629 Views / 5 Replies  
Apple's site says it is for "service and diagnostic use." I think that is BS. Couldn't they service and diagnose the thing through an ethernet or 802.11? Wouldn't the USB port on the AppleTV be a...
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 10, 2007 at 02:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Exactly. I'm glad that we're not talking about... 7,195 Views / 107 Replies  
Exactly. I'm glad that we're not talking about speed bumped macs and new airport base stations and some OS core changes that none of us understand here. I'm glad we have something better to talk...
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 10, 2007 at 02:27 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't see speed bumps for machines and updated... 7,195 Views / 107 Replies  
I don't see speed bumps for machines and updated graphics in an iSight as being major announcements like the one we witnessed today. This gadget is waaaaaay cool, but perhaps out of reach for many....
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 9, 2007 at 10:55 PM, in Mac OS X
One of the many annoyances of windows is that by... 18,878 Views / 3 Replies  
One of the many annoyances of windows is that by default, the numlock key is off. I found a freeware app at download.com. http://www.download.com/Keyset/3000-2094_4-10434516.html?tag=lst-0-4

It is...
Posted by ryarber, on Apr 17, 2006 at 01:13 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It seems the problem with the number keys on the... 2,900 Views / 27 Replies  
It seems the problem with the number keys on the right is that there is no way to set the numlock key to on. You can download a freeware app called keyset to enable the numlock key by default. Most...
Posted by ryarber, on Apr 15, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The mouse works ok. The keyboard works OK, but... 2,900 Views / 27 Replies  
The mouse works ok. The keyboard works OK, but the number keys on the right don't work and most of the special keys don't work and aren't mappable that I know of. The volume, mute, and scroll keys on...
Posted by ryarber, on Apr 15, 2006 at 12:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This absolutely will not work with my intel mini.... 2,900 Views / 27 Replies  
This absolutely will not work with my intel mini. I installed v. 2.0 and had major trouble. I had to break out my old mouse just to be able to control it so that I could reboot.

Mouse would move...
Posted by ryarber, on Apr 15, 2006 at 02:23 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ctrl-Alt-Del on MacBook Pro 70,105 Views / 25 Replies  
We've installed XP Pro on a MBP and joined a domain. In order to login, now we have to hit control-alt-delete on the keyboard to get the login screen. We've been having to hook up an external...
Posted by ryarber, on Apr 14, 2006 at 10:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My main question is about hardware addressing. ... 12,207 Views / 128 Replies  
My main question is about hardware addressing.

1. Is it sending off the print job to the OS X drivers or is it handling the printing itself?
2. How about USB sharing? Can when I plug in my wife's...
Posted by ryarber, on Apr 6, 2006 at 11:47 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Where is the best deal for intel Mac Mini RAM? 592 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone know of any good deals right now?
Posted by ryarber, on Mar 15, 2006 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Try... 1,289 Views / 7 Replies  
Try thishttp://www.applefritter.com/Mac_Mini_Take_Apart_Guide
Posted by ryarber, on Mar 9, 2006 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
There are a few things missing from this mac mini... 1,398 Views / 25 Replies  
There are a few things missing from this mac mini that I can anticipate will result in gaps being filled soon. First is DVR functionality. I don't know if Apple is even going in that direction since...
Posted by ryarber, on Mar 1, 2006 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sunflower iMac and USB 2.0? 4,457 Views / 24 Replies  
Is there any way to put USB 2.0 on a sunflower iMac? I am getting my boys nanos for christmas and they can't transfer files via firewire. Anyone know of any solutions?
Posted by ryarber, on Dec 21, 2005 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
While that would be an OK move, I don't see that... 3,790 Views / 68 Replies  
While that would be an OK move, I don't see that as being Apple's style. They will likely leave it up to 3rd party developers to do this. The won't go into partnership with cable companies because...
Posted by ryarber, on Oct 15, 2005 at 11:09 PM, in Applications
Apple isn't going to go all out right now and... 3,790 Views / 68 Replies  
Apple isn't going to go all out right now and bring in a full media center. I think Steve's vision of the TV and computer being for different purposes is still Apple's philosophy. That part hasn't...
Posted by ryarber, on Oct 15, 2005 at 02:07 AM, in Applications
Helper app question 301 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know how in the world you can change the default app that a downloaded file opens in when using Safari. When I download a real player file, my machine opens it in GoLive CS2. How can I change...
Posted by ryarber, on Sep 7, 2005 at 01:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Dreamweaver vs. GoLive 6,303 Views / 21 Replies  
Can anyone give me a quick rundown of the plusses and minuses of these apps?
Posted by ryarber, on Aug 8, 2005 at 01:56 AM, in Applications
iPhoto slideshow question 706 Views / 2 Replies  
I want to make a iPhoto slideshow that contains title slides. I want to put a title slide in every once in a while when the theme of the slideshow changes. I see in Keynote where I can make such...
Posted by ryarber, on Aug 4, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in Applications
I had this issue once after a powerbook was... 902 Views / 3 Replies  
I had this issue once after a powerbook was dropped and trashed the hard drive. Can you boot from the restore CD? If you can, it is probably a problem with the hard drive. You might try tech tool...
Posted by ryarber, on Jul 31, 2005 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PM G5 fan revving and machine running hot since I... 7,920 Views / 115 Replies  
PM G5 fan revving and machine running hot since I installed 10.4.2
Posted by ryarber, on Jul 12, 2005 at 11:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I agree with Kilbey about innovation in the auto... 2,008 Views / 60 Replies  
I agree with Kilbey about innovation in the auto industry. Any innovation seems to come from nonUS companies. US companies are usually thinking along the lines of bigger, stronger, but not along the...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 11, 2005 at 01:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, why wouldn't he? MS is about selling... 2,794 Views / 49 Replies  
Yes, why wouldn't he? MS is about selling windows. I'm sure they are glad to be able to get a copy of windows on a mac that runs at decent speeds. If MacOS and windows can peacefully coexist,...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 7, 2005 at 03:15 AM, in Mac OS X
I would guess it depends on how receptive the... 557 Views / 3 Replies  
I would guess it depends on how receptive the developers are to the universal binary system apple is putting forth. I bet there will be a year or 18 month time after the intel macs come out where you...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:57 AM, in Mac OS X
I have a Seimens SX66, the wife has a Treo 600. I... 817 Views / 10 Replies  
I have a Seimens SX66, the wife has a Treo 600. I like both of them. Surfing is pretty good, being able to see full web pages, although slow over GPRS. I will be using Windows mobile at my workplace...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New hardware drivers for intel-based Macs 462 Views / 2 Replies  
Won't the hardware drivers for intel based macs take a long time in coming? Seems to me that was the major sticking point for me during the migration from OS 9 to OS X, that for a long time, there...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Aren't they moving back to 32 bit chips with the... 3,121 Views / 79 Replies  
Aren't they moving back to 32 bit chips with the move to intel? If so, doesn't that put the RAM limit back to 2GB like we were with the G4? Is there a 64 bit version of the P4 out there? I think AMD...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If they could make classic API's run in MacOS X,... 1,334 Views / 35 Replies  
If they could make classic API's run in MacOS X, why can't they make Windows API's run under OS X for intel? In an "environment" similar to the way classic runs on OS X? Sitting as a layer on top of...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good point. However, I can see MS writing... 1,334 Views / 35 Replies  
Good point. However, I can see MS writing software that is native to this environment. I can't see people running computer software on their TV's if they're also having to suffer that kind of speed...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 7, 2005 at 12:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ummm, because it is native to x86??? Isn't speed... 1,334 Views / 35 Replies  
Ummm, because it is native to x86??? Isn't speed loss due to translation? Why do classic apps run fast in OS X? Won't PPC apps take a speed hit under Mactel with Rosetta?

If we will have to take a...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't see your point. MacOS will still hang on... 1,334 Views / 35 Replies  
I don't see your point. MacOS will still hang on to their small marketshare and there will be people willing to develop for it, just as there have been for the last 20 years. You heard MS and Adobe...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, I don't think Virtual PC would be... 1,334 Views / 35 Replies  
Actually, I don't think Virtual PC would be necessary at all to do this and would only be a hinderance. Virtual PC is emulation and we're now talking about a virtual machine, or running windows...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not talking standard dual boot systems here.... 1,334 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm not talking standard dual boot systems here. I'm wondering if it can be done where you can switch environments like you do in fast user switching. I've run Linux with Windows before and I agree...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 6, 2005 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Potential draws of an Intel Mac 1,334 Views / 35 Replies  
Just thinking about this, I think there are loads of potential uses for a intel based mac that folks are not talking about. Everyone seems to be arguing the merits of the decision. Well, that is...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 6, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If they are planning to release a mac mini with... 5,841 Views / 121 Replies  
If they are planning to release a mac mini with intel inside in 2006 as CNET says, that means it'll probably be running Tiger, no? At least that is what we've been led to believe by the OS X...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 5, 2005 at 12:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am sure that apple would build something into... 5,841 Views / 121 Replies  
I am sure that apple would build something into their intel macs that will enable them to boot MacOS X. However, I wonder if we'll would finally get the mythical red box to run windows in. Would we...
Posted by ryarber, on Jun 4, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Latest java updates via security updates seem to have broken... 320 Views / 0 Replies  
my real time streaming quotes from TD Waterhouse. It was never supported on OS X, but it worked fine because it was written in Java. The last security update seems to have broken it and it will no...
Posted by ryarber, on Mar 9, 2005 at 01:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Is there a hack for forward delete key? 708 Views / 4 Replies  
My friend just got a powerbook. He wants the forward delete key that he has on his Dell. Anyone know a solution that you can use an F key or something like that to replace a forward delete key?...
Posted by ryarber, on Mar 2, 2005 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have an iPod? If so, back up onto it. 1,637 Views / 20 Replies  
Do you have an iPod? If so, back up onto it.
Posted by ryarber, on Feb 27, 2005 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the zero all data reformat worked to... 689 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, the zero all data reformat worked to salvage the drive and everything seems to be working fine now. The disks were stuck to the bottom of the box and turned face down so that we couldn't see...
Posted by ryarber, on Feb 26, 2005 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I mean that it doesn't boot any more. It comes to... 689 Views / 7 Replies  
I mean that it doesn't boot any more. It comes to the apple screen with the whirley thingy, and it won't go any further. Like it is trying to repair a damaged disk. I was going to try to do a zero...
Posted by ryarber, on Feb 25, 2005 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does 12" Powerbook not come with Software restore CDs? 689 Views / 7 Replies  
Just got a new powerbook and dropped it. Hard drive seems to be toast. Can't seem to locate a software restore CD to fix the problem.
Posted by ryarber, on Feb 25, 2005 at 01:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Differences b/w previous model PB and this model iBook? 410 Views / 3 Replies  
Can anyone give me some of the qualitative differences b/w the just past PowerBook models and the current iBook. I'm looking to get one for a friend and I'd like to know the differences so I can pick...
Posted by ryarber, on Feb 20, 2005 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. 613 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks.
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 2, 2005 at 03:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Questin about MacOS X virus... 613 Views / 7 Replies  
Is there a virus called MP3Virus.gen that has effected MacOS X systems? Just talking with a windows person and they alerted me to this and told me that I was mistaken that there had never been a...
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 2, 2005 at 03:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I totally agree with you. People are comparing a... 14,200 Views / 306 Replies  
I totally agree with you. People are comparing a cheap mac computer to a Dell tower, wanting the latest graphics cards and maxed out ram as well as 1 GHz system busses. That is not realistic. At this...
Posted by ryarber, on Jan 1, 2005 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Look, apple has something that you or I don't,... 14,200 Views / 306 Replies  
Look, apple has something that you or I don't, market data. I really see a huge market for this machine. The IT guys at work and the gamers won't want this machine. If they want an upgradeable...
Posted by ryarber, on Dec 30, 2004 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
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