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The headline states "New Jersey"; the opening of... 1,718 Views / 11 Replies  
The headline states "New Jersey"; the opening of the article says "Long Island, NY". Not that I'm being picky, but at least be consistent.
Posted by bluedog, on Mar 2, 2015 at 09:11 AM, in Mac News
Autodesk student 740 Views / 2 Replies  
If you have an eligibility for student status, Autodesk has most of their products available for a free temporary license. I checked Maya 2014 and it was a three year license. I'm not sure of the...
Posted by bluedog, on Nov 20, 2013 at 11:34 AM, in Applications
Clones, clones, clones 676 Views / 7 Replies  
Swoop was a Galaga clone, Mars Rising top down twitch shooter (take your pick clone). Yet they were all well done, polished and provided great gameplay. I think the author's description of their...
Posted by bluedog, on Apr 12, 2013 at 07:52 AM, in Mac News
have drives will ship 1,697 Views / 16 Replies  
If you can pay shipping I have standard SCSI drives, wide and ultra2 drives sitting in my basement. As already mentioned, for the system -- no cloning is necessary. Just copy all the files from one...
Posted by bluedog, on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
You could "share" your data allotment across... 240 Views / 6 Replies  
You could "share" your data allotment across multiple devices like your phone, tablet, etc. Although I agree with you, AT&T isn't allowing for a plan that has data for a single device any longer.
Posted by bluedog, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:24 AM, in Tech News
I use iPhoto albums 863 Views / 8 Replies  
I've successfully used the iPhoto albums and created PDFs of these using a print to a printer, and then choosing the save as PDF option in the print dialog. It is easy to lay out and provides some...
Posted by bluedog, on Oct 27, 2011 at 05:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wow, I haven't been back here in a while either.... 1,092 Views / 7 Replies  
Wow, I haven't been back here in a while either. But Blender may give you results but from my very limited experience it was not quite as intuitive of an interface as other 3d apps I tried (5 years...
Posted by bluedog, on Jul 21, 2010 at 01:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've done it with AT&T prepaid phone sim, and put... 7,187 Views / 6 Replies  
I've done it with AT&T prepaid phone sim, and put another tmobile sim in and the phone functioned just fine after the jailbreak and unlock with either sim. This is with a 2G phone. If you plan on...
Posted by bluedog, on Aug 27, 2009 at 04:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No actually, the icon labelled "Utility" is... 1,476 Views / 22 Replies  
No actually, the icon labelled "Utility" is actually an app installed from a french repository called SOS iPhone, the app is a stack-like popup that gives 4x4 (it does its own drawing and placement...
Posted by bluedog, on Aug 8, 2009 at 01:14 PM, in iOS Apps
http://www.bloedow.net/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=c... 1,476 Views / 22 Replies  
http://www.bloedow.net/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=5550&g2_GALLERYSID=443b1c3a338a3ea43a3fde1a8325d852
"Utility" is a stacks application that opens up a popup of 16 more...
Posted by bluedog, on Aug 7, 2009 at 01:16 PM, in iOS Apps
Nice work. I'm guessing you've corrected the dark... 1,610 Views / 30 Replies  
Nice work. I'm guessing you've corrected the dark thumbnails. Check your spelling in the Purple Crayons piece. If you are showcasing your work its imperative it contain no errors. Hint: Knowledge.
...
Posted by bluedog, on Mar 10, 2009 at 09:18 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm a real sucker for retro technology. Looks... 1,984 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm a real sucker for retro technology. Looks cool, but man that case is much bigger than the actual mini. I remember those drives were deep/long. Its a cool concept though and kudos for using an old...
Posted by bluedog, on Feb 23, 2009 at 09:31 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I was going to ignore this blantant advertising... 1,090 Views / 14 Replies  
I was going to ignore this blantant advertising and I understand the concept of your products. But it really feels pushed to be 'green' based on buying these products. If I really want to go green...
Posted by bluedog, on Feb 23, 2009 at 09:21 AM, in Developer Center
Can't you just fully qualify the url in the... 736 Views / 5 Replies  
Can't you just fully qualify the url in the action? It should then work in ANY scenario.
Posted by bluedog, on Feb 22, 2009 at 09:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Take a look at http://boxee.tv/ You can... 746 Views / 3 Replies  
Take a look at http://boxee.tv/

You can install it as an application that runs on your AppleTV (or you mac if you connect it to your TV via DVI or something).

It will play just about ANY format...
Posted by bluedog, on Feb 19, 2009 at 02:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ha, ha! I work for a label printing company and... 1,924 Views / 10 Replies  
Ha, ha! I work for a label printing company and would know if an improperly formed PDF file was submitted. There are colorspace, spot colors and other options that really make or break how well a...
Posted by bluedog, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:04 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Lynda.com has an amazing set of tutorials and... 951 Views / 23 Replies  
Lynda.com has an amazing set of tutorials and programs for learning just about every major business and graphics application. You can find a year subscription to their service for a semi-reasonable...
Posted by bluedog, on Jan 26, 2009 at 06:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Since you live in MN, take a look at... 951 Views / 23 Replies  
Since you live in MN, take a look at http://comped.smm.org/ for their adult computer education. They usually have well versed instructors and let you refresh/retake a class within the year if you...
Posted by bluedog, on Jan 24, 2009 at 10:00 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Huh, I thought I looked up the specs to see if it... 3,320 Views / 5 Replies  
Huh, I thought I looked up the specs to see if it supported SD cards. My error, but this would work for any SD supported camera. Thanks for everyone's options, this is going to be a growing feature...
Posted by bluedog, on Jan 19, 2009 at 03:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Evidently the new Eye-Fi SD cards being released... 3,320 Views / 5 Replies  
Evidently the new Eye-Fi SD cards being released soon will be able to geotag the images it takes. I'm not sure how it does it. Might be something to look into.

Here's a link:...
Posted by bluedog, on Jan 12, 2009 at 09:19 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
On Keynote, it is indeed a much easier program to... 835 Views / 9 Replies  
On Keynote, it is indeed a much easier program to get good results from your images and content. The built-in OSX ability to create a PDF of your presentations is a bonus.
Posted by bluedog, on Jan 12, 2009 at 09:15 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Powerpoint is the best selling layout application... 835 Views / 9 Replies  
Powerpoint is the best selling layout application for the PC. It has the largest installed user base. And while it may be debatable, the skill to use Powerpoint is in every MS-Office user.

Please...
Posted by bluedog, on Jan 12, 2009 at 09:13 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
No problem. I've used the reflect and other... 1,637 Views / 9 Replies  
No problem. I've used the reflect and other distortions but didn't realize the impact of them becoming effects until just list past year. I think effect/filters have been available since CS2 and it...
Posted by bluedog, on Dec 30, 2008 at 11:32 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Here's a possible solution that may work. I put... 1,637 Views / 9 Replies  
Here's a possible solution that may work. I put together a screen capture to demonstrate.

http://www.vimeo.com/2564210
Posted by bluedog, on Dec 18, 2008 at 10:00 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Interesting point, I didn't realize the terminal... 593 Views / 6 Replies  
Interesting point, I didn't realize the terminal would still show you the filename with a colon in it while the finder displays the slash.

I just tested renaming a file and adding a colon in the...
Posted by bluedog, on Dec 18, 2008 at 09:53 AM, in Developer Center
I've had horrible luck with westerndigital drives... 644 Views / 5 Replies  
I've had horrible luck with westerndigital drives starting with their 20GB drives which have ALL failed right after their MTBF and out of warranty. The build quality is obviously scraping bottom....
Posted by bluedog, on Oct 31, 2008 at 12:56 PM, in Networking
I've used tablets with multiple monitors.... 1,372 Views / 14 Replies  
I've used tablets with multiple monitors. Unfortunately, not all the features work as well with two monitors.

If you use the direct point to point mapping of the tablet to your desktop then your...
Posted by bluedog, on Oct 17, 2008 at 07:21 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
One issue I see with your image sample is the... 1,402 Views / 10 Replies  
One issue I see with your image sample is the 'white' you wish to colorize appears to be blown out a bit. It looks fine as white, but when then colored to another those solid white areas look flat....
Posted by bluedog, on Sep 20, 2008 at 11:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I can confirm with Pwnage you can do so... Just... 527 Views / 2 Replies  
I can confirm with Pwnage you can do so... Just be certain you disable your edge network or your minutes will go bye bye... Datarates on the GoPhone just do not work well for apps like google maps or...
Posted by bluedog, on Sep 8, 2008 at 11:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I took too long in writing my post and it got... 1,751 Views / 10 Replies  
I took too long in writing my post and it got lost in trying to authenticate and repost. Here are a bunch of links to software and sites that can help you in tutorials.

http://www.lynda.com/...
Posted by bluedog, on Aug 22, 2008 at 10:24 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Sounds like the chirps my iPodNano used to make.... 715 Views / 9 Replies  
Sounds like the chirps my iPodNano used to make. Like previous gen iPods that had noise feedback when selecting songs, etc.
Posted by bluedog, on Aug 22, 2008 at 10:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You can do voice phone calls via a pay-as-you-go... 1,646 Views / 7 Replies  
You can do voice phone calls via a pay-as-you-go with your iPhone 2.5 after your jailbreak and unlock it. The phone has a built-in camera/speaker/microphone/external volume control AND the ability...
Posted by bluedog, on Aug 22, 2008 at 09:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Use VirtualBox or Parallels or VMWare Fusion and... 669 Views / 4 Replies  
Use VirtualBox or Parallels or VMWare Fusion and you're problems go away. Just use the virtualized environment as your 'hardware'.

Plus you have some advantages of duplication/backup by simply...
Posted by bluedog, on Jul 22, 2008 at 03:00 PM, in Developer Center
Wow, I *finally* get the reference to the "Dirty... 2,496 Views / 52 Replies  
Wow, I *finally* get the reference to the "Dirty Dancing 2: Havana Nights" film. We could *all* learn a thing or two from that movie. Come to think of it, is it available via iTunes movies? :/
...
Posted by bluedog, on Jul 14, 2008 at 04:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OUCH! It sounds like you actually *DO* need... 821 Views / 4 Replies  
OUCH! It sounds like you actually *DO* need Photoshop, which comes with all the features you have needed. I'm all for asking for advice and getting someone to help out occasionally. If you need an...
Posted by bluedog, on Jul 14, 2008 at 03:54 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wow, nearly inspiration to do this myself.... 2,565 Views / 5 Replies  
Wow, nearly inspiration to do this myself. Although I may just spring for the real deal. It would be awesome to have it be portable (as in not needing to keep your Macbook plugged in).
Posted by bluedog, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The only problem with the email submit button is... 2,106 Views / 8 Replies  
The only problem with the email submit button is many people are using web-based email only. If your desktop doesn't have an email client set for the desktop to actually send email, then their basic...
Posted by bluedog, on Jun 28, 2008 at 09:20 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
One reason to use a PDF to serve BOTH paper and... 2,106 Views / 8 Replies  
One reason to use a PDF to serve BOTH paper and internet purposes. If you set up the form with the text entry fields in Acrobat Professional, the end-user will simply open it in Adobe Reader and fill...
Posted by bluedog, on Jun 27, 2008 at 09:41 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wow, has anyone else gotten the implication of... 17,570 Views / 319 Replies  
Wow, has anyone else gotten the implication of "Snow Leopard" not having new features but simply improving on performance and security. This means Apple can give it to us for FREE rather than...
Posted by bluedog, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:04 AM, in macOS
Do a little more searching and hopefully you find... 2,034 Views / 3 Replies  
Do a little more searching and hopefully you find your case. No one wants to give out their keys and if you google search you may actually find one.
Posted by bluedog, on Jun 9, 2008 at 09:59 AM, in Gaming
ZFS, pppffft. How about the ReiserFS? It... 2,907 Views / 55 Replies  
ZFS, pppffft.

How about the ReiserFS?
It can even wash your car, inside and out!
Posted by bluedog, on Jun 9, 2008 at 09:54 AM, in macOS
You guys are raining on my parade. I was... 1,373 Views / 17 Replies  
You guys are raining on my parade.

I was hoping for an updated iPod touch. Really or at least the updated firmware/software AND a price drop. Hopefully at least they drop the prices, that would...
Posted by bluedog, on Jun 3, 2008 at 05:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That is really funny! I like it! Ha ha ha. Darwin... 3,932 Views / 1 Replies  
That is really funny! I like it! Ha ha ha. Darwin has his friends you know.
Posted by bluedog, on May 27, 2008 at 08:20 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I don't know if any card you get will be able to... 1,104 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't know if any card you get will be able to take advantage of that resolution on such a slow machine. I've installed OSX on beige G3 and upgrade G4 cards in 7300/7600s since 10.0 when they were...
Posted by bluedog, on May 22, 2008 at 05:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
You could record an action that takes layers you... 9,238 Views / 2 Replies  
You could record an action that takes layers you create of the pages and does the 'flip' animation. I tried this once and found its not really worth the effort to continue doing this. Animations are...
Posted by bluedog, on May 20, 2008 at 10:19 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Not that I've done a ton on this type of... 1,291 Views / 29 Replies  
Not that I've done a ton on this type of marketing but how about saving the cost of menus and 'hire' any local bloke to take a photo of the menu and send it to you. For that photo you give them...
Posted by bluedog, on May 12, 2008 at 12:11 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Here's an even better deal. Do you have the Adobe... 696 Views / 12 Replies  
Here's an even better deal. Do you have the Adobe Acrobat software? Not just the Adobe Reader? If so, open your resulting export of a PDF in the Adobe Acrobat software, then from the...
Posted by bluedog, on Apr 24, 2008 at 09:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Note, going from PPC to intel hardware WILL NOT... 352 Views / 2 Replies  
Note, going from PPC to intel hardware WILL NOT allow for a bootable system -- at least in previous builds of OSX. You can always use target-disk mode to load your other system data (user files,...
Posted by bluedog, on Apr 18, 2008 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Either is possible. Whichever you prefer. The... 352 Views / 2 Replies  
Either is possible. Whichever you prefer. The similarity with hardware for Apple's computers allows for the system to travel well moving from one hardware system to another.

You could even boot...
Posted by bluedog, on Apr 18, 2008 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try this fix in a terminal window type: sudo... 1,034 Views / 6 Replies  
Try this fix in a terminal window type:

sudo sysctl -w net.inet.tcp.delayed_ack=0

Then type your password (if you have an administrative account).

I bet this helps. I searched for this fix...
Posted by bluedog, on Feb 25, 2008 at 10:51 AM, in Networking
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