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No. I'm saying that it makes sense to sell now... 210 Views / 6 Replies  
No. I'm saying that it makes sense to sell now and then potentially rebuy in January. That way the capital gains that will be taxed at the higher rate will be much less. This is true of stocks in...
Posted by trinko, on Nov 18, 2012 at 05:49 AM, in Mac News
Well duh. This is the result of Obama being... 210 Views / 6 Replies  
Well duh. This is the result of Obama being reelected.

Obama is hell bent on raising taxes so investors know that they will have to pay significantly more in taxes on the capital gains they made...
Posted by trinko, on Nov 17, 2012 at 02:02 PM, in Mac News
I don't recall any candidate, of either party,... 247 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't recall any candidate, of either party, accusing the other of being a felon, of cheating on their taxes--with no proof--, or of being responsible for the death of a woman from cancer. Obama is...
Posted by trinko, on Aug 30, 2012 at 08:27 AM, in Tech News
Gee while Obama continues to avoid the White... 247 Views / 11 Replies  
Gee while Obama continues to avoid the White House reporters of even friendly sources like the Washington Post because they might ask hard questions like, "What is your plan to get unemployment down"...
Posted by trinko, on Aug 29, 2012 at 04:31 PM, in Tech News
no 649 Views / 17 Replies  
actually i've been using macs since 1984 and i'm comfortable with the interface. between command tab to switch apps and witch to look at windows in an app i don't really want a windows bar. sorry.
Posted by trinko, on Dec 7, 2006 at 11:45 PM, in Applications
not really 649 Views / 17 Replies  
Witch takes time to come up. if my son just wants to see what windows are open so long as there aren't so many open windows that the names are reduced to a letter it's quicker to look at a window...
Posted by trinko, on Dec 6, 2006 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
thanks! 649 Views / 17 Replies  
While i use Witch and appreciate it my son wants to be able to find a window quickly no matter what app it's from. I use a PC at work and i can see his point. if you've only got a few windows it...
Posted by trinko, on Dec 5, 2006 at 10:41 PM, in Applications
adding a windows like window bar to OS X 649 Views / 17 Replies  
my son uses a PC at school and he'd like the window bar at the bottom of the screen on the mac at home. while he knows he can put windows into the dock he'd like a list of window names where every...
Posted by trinko, on Dec 5, 2006 at 12:23 AM, in Applications
what years were these batteries sold in? 1,514 Views / 26 Replies  
does anyone know what the earliest date any of these batteries were sold is? thanks!
Posted by trinko, on Aug 26, 2006 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! Unless I get further advice I'm going to... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks! Unless I get further advice I'm going to pull the drive, install a new one, and see if my wife, it's her computer, can survive. To avoid future problems I ordered her an external firewire...
Posted by trinko, on Sep 28, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Head Crash? Need Help on what to do. 300 Views / 2 Replies  
A powerbook was bumped against a chair. When it was next used i get grinding sounds and no boot disk. Using DiskWarrior, System Works, and Tech Tool Pro I didn't see any harddrive--actualy disk...
Posted by trinko, on Sep 28, 2005 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Lanyard for iPod Nano without head phones 339 Views / 3 Replies  
I really don't like the ear buds, they keep falling out of my ears. so while the apple lanyard/headphones look really nice and is an excellent design it doesn't work for me. But I'd like to use the...
Posted by trinko, on Sep 13, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
G3 sound problem 282 Views / 0 Replies  
i recently replaced the pram battery on my desktop G3 266Mhz running OS 8.5. After doing a clean install of the OS and resetting PRAM i still see the following problems:

1) when i open the sound...
Posted by trinko, on Jan 2, 2002 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for all the inputs. I bought the Lind... 206 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for all the inputs. I bought the Lind unit. Frankly if I'm going to spend the money for an expensive laptop the extra $50 is worth the peace of mind even if it's not really necessary. ...
Posted by trinko, on Apr 16, 2001 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powering Titanium PB from car cigarete lighter 206 Views / 8 Replies  
Has anyone powered their Ti Powerbook from a cars cigarete lighter? If so what hardware do you need and where do you buy it? Thanks.
Posted by trinko, on Apr 15, 2001 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i ran disk first aid and everything is fine. ... 199 Views / 6 Replies  
i ran disk first aid and everything is fine.

i can't find, i searched using sherlock, any folder/file called startup disk prefs or anything that contains startup in it's name that looks like what...
Posted by trinko, on Sep 29, 2000 at 12:49 PM, in Mac OS X
I guess I don't understand your comment. The... 199 Views / 6 Replies  
I guess I don't understand your comment. The problem is that I'm currently in OS 9 and I want to start using OS X. Hence I can't use the OS X version of System Disk since I can't get to OS X.
Posted by trinko, on Sep 28, 2000 at 11:24 PM, in Mac OS X
System Disk crashes 161 Views / 1 Replies  
I installed OS X beta and it worked ok, the classic environment crashed. After exploring it a bit I switched back to OS 9 to do some work. Now when I try to use System Disk 3.3 to select the OS X...
Posted by trinko, on Sep 28, 2000 at 06:54 PM, in Mac OS X
System Disk crashes 199 Views / 6 Replies  
I installed OS X beta and it worked ok, the classic environment crashed. After exploring it a bit I switched back to OS 9 to do some work. Now when I try to use System Disk 3.3 to select the OS X...
Posted by trinko, on Sep 28, 2000 at 06:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Broken CD-ROM Drive? 317 Views / 1 Replies  
The CD drive in my Power Computing 166Mhx seems to be broken. You put in a CD and the green light flashes and flashes but the CD never shows up on the desktop. I tried removing CD-ROM Toolkit but...
Posted by trinko, on Jan 1, 2000 at 08:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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