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Sad to see it go - been a great resource. Thanks! 2,807 Views / 100 Replies  
Sad to see it go - been a great resource. Thanks!
Posted by rytc, on Jun 21, 2016 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was frequently reported that the real reason... 310 Views / 3 Replies  
It was frequently reported that the real reason it took so long to be released was arguments in management about releasing an iPad Office before a Windows Phone version, and the push that it be an...
Posted by rytc, on Apr 8, 2014 at 03:47 PM, in Mac News
But still no stores in New Zealand? What gives... 479 Views / 2 Replies  
But still no stores in New Zealand? What gives Apple?
Posted by rytc, on May 21, 2013 at 05:34 AM, in Mac News
You still can :-) 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
You still can :-)
Posted by rytc, on Aug 25, 2009 at 01:48 PM, in macOS
Not sure about that as I don't use Back to my... 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
Not sure about that as I don't use Back to my mac....
Posted by rytc, on Aug 24, 2009 at 09:05 AM, in macOS
No only copy and paste as previously. 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
No only copy and paste as previously.
Posted by rytc, on Aug 24, 2009 at 08:50 AM, in macOS
That's true but it's actually a lot quicker than... 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
That's true but it's actually a lot quicker than was previously the case i.e. they've done more than turn this off by default.
Posted by rytc, on Aug 22, 2009 at 10:10 AM, in macOS
49. Logouts that timeout due to stuck... 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
49. Logouts that timeout due to stuck applications now give you the option to force quit them and continue with the log out (or shutdow/restart etc)
50. Quicktime X - editing now has a timeline much...
Posted by rytc, on Aug 22, 2009 at 08:30 AM, in macOS
48. Copying files to a Windows server works even... 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
48. Copying files to a Windows server works even when the file names contains characters not supported by Windows. These files show up on the server with the same file name too.
Posted by rytc, on Aug 22, 2009 at 08:27 AM, in macOS
47. FInder windows in icon view now allow you to... 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
47. FInder windows in icon view now allow you to change the icon size within the finder window using a slider.
Posted by rytc, on Aug 22, 2009 at 06:12 AM, in macOS
40. Time Machine now states "Calculating changes... 11,983 Views / 207 Replies  
40. Time Machine now states "Calculating changes 1% (up to 100%)" rather than preparing for backup.
41. Deleting a diskimage which is mounted now gives you the option of ejecting the disk image...
Posted by rytc, on Aug 22, 2009 at 06:08 AM, in macOS
That's because by definition the plug in Europe... 2,663 Views / 27 Replies  
That's because by definition the plug in Europe is designed such that it can only go into the socket in one direction, except in Switzerland where it could go either way around. However, in Germany,...
Posted by rytc, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple itself admitted that they miscalculated how... 12,641 Views / 94 Replies  
Apple itself admitted that they miscalculated how CD-Rs were the way of the future, and ended up trying to play catch-up, I don't think they will make the same mistake twice.
Posted by rytc, on Jan 30, 2008 at 05:36 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the feedback - Flash Player appears to... 3,693 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback - Flash Player appears to be a Windows app so is not so much use for me as I can already play them on Windows, but thanks for the suggestion. The new version of MPlayer can...
Posted by rytc, on Jul 16, 2006 at 06:24 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the iSquint pointer - I also saw this... 3,693 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the iSquint pointer - I also saw this but found it doesn't support Flash Video 8 - FLV Viewer seems to play it but some video is cut off.
Posted by rytc, on Jul 6, 2006 at 05:48 PM, in Applications
Long time in the coming but finally there seems... 3,693 Views / 8 Replies  
Long time in the coming but finally there seems to be an OS X solution http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/28763&vid=257933
Posted by rytc, on Jul 6, 2006 at 02:51 PM, in Applications
Sure a 'cheap' router could do the trick too, but... 730 Views / 14 Replies  
Sure a 'cheap' router could do the trick too, but if both computers have firewire ports why not try it? Save the money for something else.
Posted by rytc, on Jul 9, 2005 at 04:22 PM, in Networking
It's not a case of being 'prejudice' against... 730 Views / 14 Replies  
It's not a case of being 'prejudice' against anything - I was merely pointing out that this is an XP specific question and as such would be more likely to get an informed response from a Windows...
Posted by rytc, on Jul 9, 2005 at 04:20 PM, in Networking
Performance using "FireNet" a commercial tool... 730 Views / 14 Replies  
Performance using "FireNet" a commercial tool from before Apple officially supported IP over Firewire on the OS
http://www.unibrain.com/reviews/fw_vs_gbit.htm

A how to on how to connect OS X to...
Posted by rytc, on Jul 9, 2005 at 04:16 PM, in Networking
My answer is completely valid, this site is... 730 Views / 14 Replies  
My answer is completely valid, this site is directed at Macs not PCs.

Indeed it should be asked, why is this question even being asked in this forum and on this site? The question doesn't even...
Posted by rytc, on Jul 9, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Networking
I've also used it and under OS X is pretty easy,... 730 Views / 14 Replies  
I've also used it and under OS X is pretty easy, I'm hardly a networking expert and didn't find it any more difficult that using Ethernet.
Posted by rytc, on Jul 9, 2005 at 01:02 PM, in Networking
Well my opinion of the hinges in the Powerbooks... 1,976 Views / 33 Replies  
Well my opinion of the hinges in the Powerbooks suck, well mine have anyway - started squeaking ~ 4 months after I bought it, they lubed them and then 3 months later they started aqueaking again,...
Posted by rytc, on Jun 19, 2005 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am going to have to point out that you are... 527 Views / 5 Replies  
I am going to have to point out that you are incorrect on this point, ExtremeZ-IP does allow the use of these filenames on Windows servers see here ...
Posted by rytc, on Jun 19, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Networking
Interesting, it's just that from reading several... 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Interesting, it's just that from reading several things about ExtremeZ-IP it appeared that it did do this.

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-1538134.php

Quote: "Thanks Jim, William...
We...
Posted by rytc, on Jun 19, 2005 at 12:59 PM, in Networking
One example of a product I am talking about is... 527 Views / 5 Replies  
One example of a product I am talking about is ExtremeZ-IP
Posted by rytc, on Jun 19, 2005 at 11:44 AM, in Networking
Providing Mac support on a windows server 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all,
What are people's experiences with software that allows a Windows server to fully support the Mac i.e. allowing files that contain slashes and so forth i.e. characters that windows...
Posted by rytc, on Jun 19, 2005 at 07:53 AM, in Networking
I'd find it hard to believe that this is a bug... 64,151 Views / 551 Replies  
I'd find it hard to believe that this is a bug affecting many people, however, ever since 10.4 I can no longer create new users. Adding a new user in the accounts pane leads to the creation of a new...
Posted by rytc, on May 16, 2005 at 03:02 PM, in macOS
Out of interest do Apple actually monitor threads... 64,151 Views / 551 Replies  
Out of interest do Apple actually monitor threads such as this or only look at submitted bug reports?
Posted by rytc, on May 16, 2005 at 02:50 PM, in macOS
When in Month view in iCal with the preference to... 64,151 Views / 551 Replies  
When in Month view in iCal with the preference to "Show the time in month view" selected, edited any appointments causes an extra time to be added, each and every time you edit them. See image, this...
Posted by rytc, on May 16, 2005 at 02:47 PM, in macOS
The flight tracker is screwy on my laptop too -... 64,151 Views / 551 Replies  
The flight tracker is screwy on my laptop too - has anyone experienced this?

http://photos12.flickr.com/14187574_61349514ef.jpg


EDIT: New users created on my laptop do not have this issue -...
Posted by rytc, on May 16, 2005 at 02:24 PM, in macOS
The "Starting Mac OS X" text on the boot screen... 64,151 Views / 551 Replies  
The "Starting Mac OS X" text on the boot screen (on my PB at least) is pixellated and not antialiased - wasn't like this in 10.3
Posted by rytc, on May 16, 2005 at 01:01 PM, in macOS
And for people living in Zurich the default is... 64,151 Views / 551 Replies  
And for people living in Zurich the default is some Zurich in the US I assume - I can only get the real Zurich by typing "Zurich, Switzerland"

The weather widget also ignores the system...
Posted by rytc, on May 16, 2005 at 12:27 PM, in macOS
Installing VPC and using the camera under that... 1,659 Views / 5 Replies  
Installing VPC and using the camera under that worked, however, the quality of the camera really is bad! I have to say it's really not worth bothering with these budget compact cameras for anything...
Posted by rytc, on Apr 8, 2005 at 03:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
http://www.shuoying.com.cn/eBusiness/EN/product_de... 1,659 Views / 5 Replies  
http://www.shuoying.com.cn/eBusiness/EN/product_detail.asp?catalogid=2&productid=22

This is the camera here, the drivers from www.ioexperts.com don't appear to help either, would seem that I'm...
Posted by rytc, on Mar 29, 2005 at 05:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DigiGr8 mini-camera 1,659 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone had an experience with using a digiGr8 camera on OS X? http://media.apn.co.nz/webcontent/image/jpg/camera.jpg the supplied install CD doesn't contain any OS X info (nor does it even mount...
Posted by rytc, on Mar 29, 2005 at 04:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Doing a search for 'burn' on Versiontracker under... 536 Views / 6 Replies  
Doing a search for 'burn' on Versiontracker under OS X software, gave me dozens of freeware CD/DVD burning apps many of which do sessions.
...
Posted by rytc, on Feb 9, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
By this do you mean the Powerbook no longer... 1,697 Views / 28 Replies  
By this do you mean the Powerbook no longer sleeps when you close the lid? Because I've just noticed that mine no longer does after the last repair job!

Edit: fixed, seems the new hinge didn't...
Posted by rytc, on Feb 9, 2005 at 04:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Delay when formatting text in word 514 Views / 5 Replies  
Checked another machine and it too has this same delay...
Posted by rytc, on Jan 29, 2005 at 05:53 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Delay when formatting text in word 514 Views / 5 Replies  
I tried this but it doesn't seem to remove the delay, it's frustrating as neither Excel or Powerpoint do it - the two apps I rarely use.

thanks Ry
Posted by rytc, on Jan 28, 2005 at 03:44 PM, in Applications
Good luck with that, luckily the worst I've had... 1,697 Views / 28 Replies  
Good luck with that, luckily the worst I've had was the technician failing to replace the feet on an iBook which went into repair - they seem to be single use and I had to have them taped on after...
Posted by rytc, on Jan 28, 2005 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, this doesn't occur in either Excel or... 514 Views / 5 Replies  
Also, this doesn't occur in either Excel or Powerpoint, there is no delay. Just Word and it's driving me mad!
Posted by rytc, on Jan 28, 2005 at 05:27 AM, in Applications
Delay when formatting text in word 514 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone else have this problem?
I'm using Word 2004 on 10.3 and find there is a ~2-3 second delay after formatting text i.e. changing text to bold etc etc. Basically I type some text in, select...
Posted by rytc, on Jan 28, 2005 at 05:04 AM, in Applications
That's certainly some shoddy workmanship iBoy!... 1,697 Views / 28 Replies  
That's certainly some shoddy workmanship iBoy! I'd complain to Apple, technicians like that shouldn't be working for any company, returning scuffed up incorrectly put together laptops with old parts...
Posted by rytc, on Jan 28, 2005 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As a followup to this, finally took my laptop... 1,697 Views / 28 Replies  
As a followup to this, finally took my laptop back in to the Mac shop (had been out of the country for several months so wasn't able to during this time) and told them the prior lubrication didn't...
Posted by rytc, on Jan 27, 2005 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Activity Annoyance 330 Views / 0 Replies  
Why is the key command for the activity viewer in Mail command-0 while in Safari for the same is option-command-A?

Come on Apple keep things consistent!
Posted by rytc, on Jan 20, 2005 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
If you have invites you'd like to get rid of send... 4,855 Views / 168 Replies  
If you have invites you'd like to get rid of send them here http://isnoop.net/gmailomatic.php - the demand is amazingly high, I sent of 10 invites and they were gone in seconds.
Posted by rytc, on Dec 21, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are a couple of apps ... 3,931 Views / 7 Replies  
Here are a couple of apps

http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macos/12124
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/12309

Haven't tried either so can't comment on their use.
Posted by rytc, on Dec 16, 2004 at 03:51 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
What format is she planning on saving and... 3,931 Views / 7 Replies  
What format is she planning on saving and emailing the movies in? Or is she just dragging the files of off the digital camera (i.e. a still camera used as a moving image camera rather than an actual...
Posted by rytc, on Dec 16, 2004 at 03:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: OS 9 on a 6500? 3,806 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes it should run fine, I've had OS 9 running on a 5200 with a 75Mhz 603e processor and 16MB of RAM. The above machine/s will run it well.

cheers
Posted by rytc, on Dec 16, 2004 at 03:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have another three anyone want? 4,855 Views / 168 Replies  
I have another three anyone want?
Posted by rytc, on Dec 6, 2004 at 06:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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