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Apple Wireless Mouse Clicks but doesn't Move 742 Views / 1 Replies  
Brand new apple wireless mouse. Brand new 17" powerbook. I got the mouse piared with the computer. It clicks when pressed, but the cursor doesn't move around the screen. Anyone have experience...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Aug 3, 2005 at 10:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1) improved disc burning using Finder (I didn't... 1,845 Views / 43 Replies  
1) improved disc burning using Finder (I didn't bother reinstalling Toast)
2} improved Font Book (I didn't bother reinstalling Suitcase)
3) pushing the button on my scanner now opens (a much...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jul 1, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in macOS
firewire drive + super duper! = perfect back-up... 616 Views / 3 Replies  
firewire drive + super duper! = perfect back-up solution
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jun 17, 2005 at 07:48 PM, in Applications
Poll: I'll wait. Just got a 17" Powerbook 2 months... 3,912 Views / 50 Replies  
I'll wait. Just got a 17" Powerbook 2 months ago. I'll stick it out until the 2nd rev. of Intel based Powerbooks are available.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jun 12, 2005 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
always. 5,099 Views / 196 Replies  
always.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jun 3, 2005 at 10:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Super Duper is the best. 620 Views / 5 Replies  
Super Duper is the best.
Posted by jimcpherson, on May 29, 2005 at 07:19 PM, in Applications
I agree with stitzlein almost 100%. My original... 2,306 Views / 41 Replies  
I agree with stitzlein almost 100%. My original impulse was to avoid Fontbook 2 like the plague and stick with Suitcase (though I've always found Suitcase clunky, slow and unstable). But after...
Posted by jimcpherson, on May 16, 2005 at 02:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
cron and occassionally to view invisible files in... 682 Views / 6 Replies  
cron and occassionally to view invisible files in the finder.
Posted by jimcpherson, on May 8, 2005 at 06:50 AM, in Applications
no. 2,306 Views / 41 Replies  
no.
Posted by jimcpherson, on May 3, 2005 at 03:10 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Poll: Easy install. The rest are just gimmicks and... 6,309 Views / 103 Replies  
Easy install. The rest are just gimmicks and should be ignored.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 13, 2005 at 09:25 AM, in macOS
Poll: How Long's He Got? 630 Views / 7 Replies  
How long till the pope kicks it?
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 1, 2005 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Phaser on Kill by Screeching Weasel (Bark Like a... 14,573 Views / 205 Replies  
Phaser on Kill by Screeching Weasel (Bark Like a Dog)
Reasons to Lie by Whiskeytown (Pneumonia)
I'm Set Free by The Velvet Underground (The Velvet Underground)
Poison by Rancid (Rancid)
And I...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jan 18, 2005 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking it might be a file type issue as... 1,558 Views / 8 Replies  
I was thinking it might be a file type issue as well (GIF, JPEG, interlaced, etc.). but if a certain format was required for viewing album covers I would think (at best) itunes would convert the...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jan 9, 2005 at 09:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If the art won't show up its for every track on... 1,558 Views / 8 Replies  
If the art won't show up its for every track on the CD, not just certain tracks. In terms of size, some of the largest album covers are embedded in the songs bought through the iTunes store, and...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jan 6, 2005 at 01:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Album Covers not Showing on iPod photo 1,558 Views / 8 Replies  
After transferring about 200 CDs onto my iPod photo I noticed that roughly 50% of the time the album covers are not displayed on the iPod. The album art is there when I view the tracks in iTunes. ...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jan 6, 2005 at 09:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: GraphicConverter PodWorks Synergy Transmit 215,944 Views / 557 Replies  
GraphicConverter
PodWorks
Synergy
Transmit
Posted by jimcpherson, on Dec 21, 2004 at 10:21 AM, in Applications
word up. everyone in my office is laughing at... 990 Views / 11 Replies  
word up. everyone in my office is laughing at them this morning
Posted by jimcpherson, on Dec 21, 2004 at 09:54 AM, in Applications
Poll: What is the escalation of madness? Bliss. 1,711 Views / 51 Replies  
What is the escalation of madness?

Bliss.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Dec 18, 2004 at 08:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: How Many iPods Do You Have? 1,711 Views / 51 Replies  
We've been reading a lot lately that Apple can't keep up with demand for these crazy little devices. So, who's responsible for this madness? How many iPods do YOU own?

(Me=3: 2G 10GB iPod, 40GB...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Dec 16, 2004 at 03:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What the iPod photo Should Have Been? 809 Views / 9 Replies  
What the iPod photo should have been - The Olympus m:robe 500. Sick features, big screen, touch-screen. Of course I just ordered my iPod photo, and having seen this I probably would still have gone...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Dec 3, 2004 at 04:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the suggestion. I will try and figure... 551 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestion. I will try and figure out the MAC address thing tonight. One thing I didn't mention. After I got the Airport card installed in my eMac, and before I moved my...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Sep 22, 2004 at 08:30 AM, in Networking
Airport & Linksys 551 Views / 3 Replies  
Here's my situation. I have DSL modem, a linksys wireless router, an eMac connected to the router via ethernet, and a PowerBook accessing the network using Airport Extreme. This works great. My...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Sep 21, 2004 at 10:15 PM, in Networking
How Long for Battle for Middle Earth? 518 Views / 3 Replies  
How long do you think the wait will be for this game to make it onto the Mac?
...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Aug 21, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Gaming
Apple Store Down Baby 553 Views / 6 Replies  
New G5s? New displays? I guess we'll know soon! (as of 8 AM Eastern Time)
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jun 9, 2004 at 08:18 AM, in macOS
Can you use two Airport Express at the same time... 12,545 Views / 216 Replies  
Can you use two Airport Express at the same time (in order to connect to two stereos in two difefrent rooms)?
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jun 7, 2004 at 02:30 PM, in Networking
I've got a Linksys wireless router and was... 1,565 Views / 43 Replies  
I've got a Linksys wireless router and was wondering if this would work with Airport Express as well. Also, is there a list of "compatible stereos" on Apple's website? If I was sure it will work...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Jun 7, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in Networking
Font Agent Pro and Auto-Activation 453 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm testing out the 30-day trial for Font Agent Pro, considering it an alternative for Suitcase. Anyway, I can't seem to get the auto-activation feature working. I've got the plug-in installed for...
Posted by jimcpherson, on May 25, 2004 at 03:10 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
My C&W favorites: Hank WIlliams Merle... 1,256 Views / 41 Replies  
My C&W favorites:

Hank WIlliams
Merle Haggard
Johnny Cash

My Alt-Country Favs:
Whiskeytown
Wilco (Mermaid Avenue)
Posted by jimcpherson, on May 25, 2004 at 02:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Duplicate Fonts 348 Views / 1 Replies  
If I have the same font installed (Arial, for example) in my System>Library>Fonts folder and in my User>Library>Fonts folder, which font does the system use? Is it safe to remove the other font? ...
Posted by jimcpherson, on May 20, 2004 at 08:40 AM, in macOS
Mine was shipped from Shanghai to Alaska. Then... 16,563 Views / 396 Replies  
Mine was shipped from Shanghai to Alaska. Then shipped to Indiana last night. Was sent to New York overnight and was out for delivery at 8 AM. Got it delivered at 9:30 AM. Around the world in 1...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 28, 2004 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ordered 15" with faster HD and VRAM on Tues the... 16,563 Views / 396 Replies  
ordered 15" with faster HD and VRAM on Tues the 20th. Shipped today, Monday the 26th. (although FedEx has no tracking info available)
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 26, 2004 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ordered 15" with faster HD and VRAM on Apr 20... 16,563 Views / 396 Replies  
Ordered 15" with faster HD and VRAM on Apr 20 (Tuesday afternoon). Order is still open. Estimated ship on or before 4/28. Does order status ever change over the weekend, or do I have to wait for...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 24, 2004 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ordered 1.5GHz 15" with 5400rpm HD and 128MB VR... 16,563 Views / 396 Replies  
Ordered 1.5GHz 15" with 5400rpm HD and 128MB VR and 1GB RAM on Tuesday afternoon (Apr.20). Est. ship date 4/27.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 21, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I went ahead and ordered the new 1.5GHz 15"... 5,896 Views / 54 Replies  
I went ahead and ordered the new 1.5GHz 15" Powerbook (with 5200rpm HD and 128MB Video Mem options) to replace my 1GHz TiBook. Like everyone else, I would really love a G5 Powerbook, but who knows...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 21, 2004 at 09:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Moving Mail to a New Computer 451 Views / 2 Replies  
How do I transfer my saved emails from my old computer to my new computer? I use Apple's Mail application and 10.3.3. I'm guessing its all in the contents of my User>Library>Mail folder, but I...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 20, 2004 at 04:17 PM, in Applications
Downgrading seems to be the only way to go, 10... 503 Views / 4 Replies  
Downgrading seems to be the only way to go, 10 seemed to be much more stable for us. What sucks the most is that upgrading from 10 to CS (or anytime you upgrade software for 6 computers) its a...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 20, 2004 at 06:05 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I don't think 6 crashes in a typical 8 hour work... 503 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't think 6 crashes in a typical 8 hour work day can be categorized as "having the occasional crash." And if there's a problem with a product how long is an acceptable period of time before the...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 16, 2004 at 12:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Illustrator Problem 503 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm running Illustrator CS installed onto 6 different Macs at my office. 2 systems are brand new G5s with nothing on them but Illustrator and Photoshop. All systems except one are running OS X...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 16, 2004 at 11:39 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hard to Believe...But the Apple Store in Down. 583 Views / 7 Replies  
checked as of 8 AM Eastern
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 13, 2004 at 08:15 AM, in macOS
I used a lot of the suggestions above: ease of... 641 Views / 10 Replies  
I used a lot of the suggestions above: ease of use, lack of viruses, etc. He went to CompUSA and played around with one for a bit... and that was it, really.:D
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 7, 2004 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Update: he pulled the trigger on a 15"... 641 Views / 10 Replies  
Update: he pulled the trigger on a 15" PowerBook. Thanks for the help/suggestions.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 7, 2004 at 09:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Convince My Co-Worker to Buy A Powerbook 641 Views / 10 Replies  
He's been wrestling with the decision for a week on whether to replace his home computer (Dell Desktop) with a Dell notebook or a Powerbook (or an iBook). He wants to do typical web surfing,...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 6, 2004 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Separating Fact from Fiction 690 Views / 5 Replies  
Desperate to upgrade my Powerbook and I wanted to know if there was any way to get a clear picture of what to expect from Apple in the near future (if anything). I've been holding off purchasing for...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Apr 1, 2004 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Didn't see that. Twister must have been posting... 816 Views / 20 Replies  
Didn't see that. Twister must have been posting that at the same time I was typing up my response. I guess I could enter it into the contest (thanks for the positiveness of your comments) but it...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Mar 24, 2004 at 06:38 PM, in GUI Customization
Actually, those were the two parts I was worried... 816 Views / 20 Replies  
Actually, those were the two parts I was worried about: wood texture and color in the progress bar.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Mar 24, 2004 at 05:49 PM, in GUI Customization
Would This Work? 816 Views / 20 Replies  
Would either of these variations on a Garageband theme be workable? And please don't kill me if it can't be done, I'm new at this. Thanks.
...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Mar 24, 2004 at 05:09 PM, in GUI Customization
For off-topic, unprovoked Bush bashing see... 1,761 Views / 41 Replies  
For off-topic, unprovoked Bush bashing see below...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Mar 5, 2004 at 03:40 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: As Americans everyone should be entitled to the... 2,455 Views / 119 Replies  
As Americans everyone should be entitled to the same rights, laws and freedoms as everyone else. This country is founded on the principles of non-discrimintaion and equality for all. Being straight...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Feb 27, 2004 at 02:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From www.railheaddesign.com: Mac OS X 10.3.2... 6,933 Views / 50 Replies  
From www.railheaddesign.com:

Mac OS X 10.3.2 Slow Startup Solution
If you’re one of the many Mac users experiencing a slower system startup after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.3.2, Apple has posted a...
Posted by jimcpherson, on Dec 30, 2003 at 11:52 AM, in macOS
Works!! Big ups to John Strung and car1son for... 992 Views / 23 Replies  
Works!! Big ups to John Strung and car1son for helping me through this. Hopefully smooth sailing. Thanks.
Posted by jimcpherson, on Dec 26, 2003 at 05:24 PM, in Networking
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