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Hi Kenna What you have experienced is normal... 20,544 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi Kenna

What you have experienced is normal - your Mac is extending your desktop to the HDTV, instead of mirroring window contents on both monitors.

To change your settings, open System...
Posted by naphtali, on Jul 17, 2008 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey Abba what about a web-based app? I know it's... 656 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey Abba what about a web-based app? I know it's not a cure-all, or even practical for some applications.

But perhaps it'll be less wasteful than spending a lot of effort coding for OS 9, and...
Posted by naphtali, on Jul 14, 2008 at 01:38 AM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the reply! 802.1X works ok for me... 1,754 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply!

802.1X works ok for me with 10.5.2. I have not applied the AirPort Utility update either, so that might help

I'm still hesitant to update because I don't really want to...
Posted by naphtali, on Jun 12, 2008 at 11:25 AM, in macOS
10.5.3 - 802.1X PEAP Authentication 1,754 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys

Does anybody have any issues connecting to PEAP-protected WLANs after applying 10.5.3?

I know 10.5.3 is supposed to fix 802.1X authentication issues, but after upgrading I can no longer...
Posted by naphtali, on Jun 10, 2008 at 03:46 AM, in macOS
I think you can set your existing email address... 17,706 Views / 18 Replies  
I think you can set your existing email address to automatically forward to the MobileMe address. You'll end up with duplicates (one on the existing address and another on MobileMe), but you should...
Posted by naphtali, on Jun 10, 2008 at 03:44 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the replies! I don't know what to... 473 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the replies! I don't know what to expect really; some new machines still seem to have it, others don't.

Might it be down to the ears? The loud pop is definitely unmistakeable though. ...
Posted by naphtali, on May 26, 2008 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone? 473 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone?
Posted by naphtali, on May 26, 2008 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Kenna Edit: Just read your posts in the... 2,926 Views / 47 Replies  
Hi Kenna

Edit: Just read your posts in the MBP survey thread.

Why I chose the MBP over other machines
- Could not stand the screen size/resolution of the MacBooks
- Discrete graphics on MBP -...
Posted by naphtali, on May 26, 2008 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Grilla Check out the Matrox... 1,412 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Grilla

Check out the Matrox DualHead/TripleHead products

Matrox Graphics - Products (http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/corpo/products/home.php)

DualHead:
Matrox Graphics - GXM - Products...
Posted by naphtali, on May 23, 2008 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
15" Penryn MBP - Sound Issues Fixed? 473 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi guys

Had my 15" MBP for about a month now, and I like it a lot!


Term's ending soon, so I'm thinking of sending it in for repair:

1) There's this persistent buzzing whenever the OS is...
Posted by naphtali, on May 23, 2008 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had this problem with an old PowerBook G4, and... 510 Views / 6 Replies  
I had this problem with an old PowerBook G4, and never really bothered about since I moved to a MBP soon after.

I did reinstall Mac OS X on the old machine, so if I have the time I'll go boot it...
Posted by naphtali, on May 20, 2008 at 08:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Could it be that something's corrupted on the... 744 Views / 20 Replies  
Could it be that something's corrupted on the source drive that's tripping the copy? I certainly hope not though.

Been wondering about the OP's second question too - is there a utility that...
Posted by naphtali, on May 18, 2008 at 12:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yep, you definitely don't need an AppleScript... 5,354 Views / 6 Replies  
Yep, you definitely don't need an AppleScript just to unmount a drive - just press Cmd+E to eject.

However, if you want something that works automatically every time you log in, this will work...
Posted by naphtali, on May 16, 2008 at 05:54 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Says the man who's getting a MacPro because of... 1,129 Views / 27 Replies  
Says the man who's getting a MacPro because of his new desk (and gaming) :stick: :D


@OP- What's your course? Your computing needs will very much depend on what you applications you'll need...
Posted by naphtali, on May 16, 2008 at 05:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It depends on the operating system - the machine... 450 Views / 2 Replies  
It depends on the operating system - the machine determines how fast it will work

Bootcamp performs better than Parallels/Fusion at more intensive applications.
Depending on how demanding your...
Posted by naphtali, on May 15, 2008 at 12:49 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You could write an AppleScript that unmounts the... 5,354 Views / 6 Replies  
You could write an AppleScript that unmounts the Boot Camp disk, save it as an applet and add it to your start up items. That way, every time you log into Mac OS, the Boot Camp icon will disappear....
Posted by naphtali, on May 15, 2008 at 12:40 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm no expert, but generally speaking monitor... 4,955 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm no expert, but generally speaking monitor settings can be pretty subjective, depending on the lighting at your place, how you perceive light/colour, the quality of your panel etc.

Each of...
Posted by naphtali, on May 14, 2008 at 11:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
For me, Mail takes up 0.1% while idle, jumps up... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
For me, Mail takes up 0.1% while idle, jumps up to 7.8% when checking two IMAP accounts and then goes back to 0.1%.

From the activity viewer, Mail does seem to do quite a lot - 7 or so tasks, but...
Posted by naphtali, on May 14, 2008 at 11:22 PM, in Applications
Have you tried full-screen mode with spaces?... 6,646 Views / 9 Replies  
Have you tried full-screen mode with spaces? Space 1 for Mac OS, Space 2 for full screen Windows :) Ctrl + 1/2 to switch between both
Posted by naphtali, on May 14, 2008 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know exactly what the problem is, but I'm... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
I don't know exactly what the problem is, but I'm rather sure it's not due to Mail* - I get used to get such funny files (using Outlook) from Windows Outlook users too

But that's years back, such...
Posted by naphtali, on May 14, 2008 at 01:12 PM, in Applications
@Wataru - I don't get that problem with my... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
@Wataru - I don't get that problem with my non-Gmail IMAP accounts either. Mail does auto-save drafts at intervals, and yes it seems to choke a little when connections time out. But it eventually...
Posted by naphtali, on May 13, 2008 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
I've read that the Gmail IMAP implementation is... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
I've read that the Gmail IMAP implementation is non-standard. It's not using the standard IMAP functions.

If you notice, and if I'm right, there really isn't a real folder system in the web...
Posted by naphtali, on May 13, 2008 at 01:02 AM, in Applications
Maybe Ted L Nancy wants to sound like he/she has... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
Maybe Ted L Nancy wants to sound like he/she has a secretary :D :p

Original email to ted@mac.com
Reply with pepper.potts@mac.com

Dear Mr President, Ted is unavailable right now. He's fighting...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 09:44 PM, in Applications
I think we're all way beyond the OP's needs! But... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
I think we're all way beyond the OP's needs! But just for the sake of discussion,


@bigmac - Are you talking about push email, or just checks at intervals? I don't think push email works on...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 09:40 PM, in Applications
You are trying to remove the folder Downloads... 6,863 Views / 84 Replies  
You are trying to remove the folder Downloads from the dock. Confirm/Deny :confused:
You are trying to click Confirm. Confirm/Deny :bicker:
You are getting A Little Annoyed. Confirm/Deny :brick:...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 09:18 PM, in macOS
Yeah that's probably it. The idea of FV is that... 984 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah that's probably it. The idea of FV is that all your home folder files are encrypted, so they can't be read in clear without the proper access procedure and password (through Mac OS X).

Good...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 10:56 AM, in Applications
@Plant - Just poked around, and it looks like... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
@Plant - Just poked around, and it looks like Mail has an option to import Netscape/Mozilla Mailboxes. If that fails, I think you should be able to export as mbox or Eudora, which Mail also support....
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 10:44 AM, in Applications
IMAP's just like POP, another protocol to access... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
IMAP's just like POP, another protocol to access your email.

IMAP's advantage over POP is that messages, folders, read states etc can be left on the server, so that all devices that access the...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 08:49 AM, in Applications
Hi Kyle You have to set up Shared Folders. ... 494 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Kyle

You have to set up Shared Folders. Go to the VM Settings:
menubar: Virtual Machine > Settings

Choose a folder on your Mac hard drive (e.g. /users/shared) to share
Just to be very...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 08:35 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I think gsr meant that you can avoid the problem... 6,646 Views / 9 Replies  
I think gsr meant that you can avoid the problem by disabling the tap-to-click

That will mean that placing two fingers on your touchpad won't register as a right click, since all clicking will...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 05:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:thumbsup: Another vote for Apple Mail I've... 3,394 Views / 83 Replies  
:thumbsup: Another vote for Apple Mail

I've been using it since 10.0 since I didn't like how Entourage stored its messages (I know it's more stable now, but I'm really happy with Mail) and back...
Posted by naphtali, on May 12, 2008 at 05:31 AM, in Applications
I use Fusion with Vista in Bootcamp and XP as a... 3,260 Views / 8 Replies  
I use Fusion with Vista in Bootcamp and XP as a full VM.

So far the only time I've had to reactivate anything was when I copied XP to and from an external drive (if you tell Fusion that you simply...
Posted by naphtali, on May 11, 2008 at 09:30 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
:confused: Shouldn't the Genius have caught that? 3,696 Views / 11 Replies  
:confused: Shouldn't the Genius have caught that?
Posted by naphtali, on May 11, 2008 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some review sites like anandtech have... 2,163 Views / 38 Replies  
Some review sites like anandtech have successfully upgraded the CPU. There shouldn't be any problem, as long as the CPU is socket compatible

You might find this article interesting
Macworld |...
Posted by naphtali, on May 9, 2008 at 04:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.lamaisondevalerie.fr/img/produits/FF595... 2,163 Views / 38 Replies  
http://www.lamaisondevalerie.fr/img/produits/FF595_F.JPG

Looks like an iMac right in the picture! :D Perhaps that's the 17" model. Forgot for a while that Apple made any iMacs smaller than 20"
...
Posted by naphtali, on May 7, 2008 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
:D Haha I'd still take Photoshop over GIMP any... 3,975 Views / 14 Replies  
:D Haha I'd still take Photoshop over GIMP any day. With GIMP you seem to be fighting the interface, fumbling with the multiple windows, finding out where things are etc.

Somehow Photoshop feels...
Posted by naphtali, on May 7, 2008 at 08:07 AM, in Applications
You're getting a new Mac because your new desk... 2,163 Views / 38 Replies  
You're getting a new Mac because your new desk doesn't fix the iMac?! Won't it be cheaper and more sensible to get a more suitable desk, especially if your current Mac meets all your needs...
Posted by naphtali, on May 7, 2008 at 07:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
This might help - Designing AirPort Networks (PDF... 1,910 Views / 2 Replies  
This might help - Designing AirPort Networks (PDF link)

http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/Designing_AirPort_Networks_10.5-Windows.pdf

In particular, read from page 40 onwards
Posted by naphtali, on May 6, 2008 at 10:15 AM, in Networking
Could look at Paint.Net Paint.NET - Free... 3,975 Views / 14 Replies  
Could look at Paint.Net
Paint.NET - Free Software for Digital Photo Editing (http://www.getpaint.net/)

Gimp is an open-source attempt at Photoshop
It's not particularly user-friendly, and last I...
Posted by naphtali, on May 6, 2008 at 09:52 AM, in Applications
Probably talking about Telecom Italia and... 4,087 Views / 14 Replies  
Probably talking about Telecom Italia and Vodafone Italy offering the iPhone later this year

Both Telecom Italia and Vodafone to Offer iPhone in Italy - Mac Rumors...
Posted by naphtali, on May 6, 2008 at 09:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Off the cuff, here are some advantages of using a... 1,142 Views / 20 Replies  
Off the cuff, here are some advantages of using a VM instead of Bootcamp:

- Snapshot feature - Take a picture of a Windows setup you're happy with and if you mess up (tolerably), you can have...
Posted by naphtali, on May 5, 2008 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
From what I understand, the migration program... 1,142 Views / 20 Replies  
From what I understand, the migration program creates an image of your current hard drive, so it probably duplicates everything.

The advantages of running native Mac apps would be
1) Speed - no...
Posted by naphtali, on May 4, 2008 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Given how OSes tend to get bogged down over time... 1,142 Views / 20 Replies  
Given how OSes tend to get bogged down over time (and 5 years is a long time), you might be happier starting from scratch. All depends on how comfortable you are setting things up again. Would be a...
Posted by naphtali, on May 3, 2008 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
@steve - Thanks! That was what I was getting at;... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
@steve - Thanks! That was what I was getting at; missed that out

@macosnerd - Basically if your computer can still boot fine, it does not require something as drastic as the reformat you're...
Posted by naphtali, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacosNerd, perhaps your issue does not require... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
MacosNerd, perhaps your issue does not require re-formatting. Try pressing the Option key to have your Mac list the available bootable drives (not counting the OS Install DVD)
Posted by naphtali, on Apr 30, 2008 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
@mduell and @ghporter - That's definitely good to... 1,006 Views / 13 Replies  
@mduell and @ghporter - That's definitely good to know!

@mduell - Did a search, curious if there was such a utility at all, and I found this:
CharlesSoft - software you always wished someone...
Posted by naphtali, on Apr 30, 2008 at 09:04 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yeah poked around and didn't find it in Safari... 410 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah poked around and didn't find it in Safari for both Mac and Windows. Send a feature request!

In a meantime, you could try brassplayersrock's suggestion of Firefox, or simply copy the chunk of...
Posted by naphtali, on Apr 30, 2008 at 08:48 AM, in Applications
Apparently works great in Excel 2004: I... 522 Views / 8 Replies  
Apparently works great in Excel 2004:

I created two similar but separate tables and a chart linked to the first. After copying the chart, I was able to change the data series to link the copy to...
Posted by naphtali, on Apr 30, 2008 at 08:36 AM, in Applications
I've read that some of the ScanSnaps come with... 2,564 Views / 7 Replies  
I've read that some of the ScanSnaps come with Readiris, and that it works great.

Readiris for Mac OS (http://www.irislink.com/c2-211-189/Readiris-for-Mac-OS.aspx)
Link to Demo: Download demo of...
Posted by naphtali, on Apr 29, 2008 at 09:13 AM, in Applications
Could it be the partition map scheme? Check... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
Could it be the partition map scheme?

Check with Disk Utility (boot from the Leopard DVD) that it's the GUID Partition Table that Intel Macs require
Posted by naphtali, on Apr 29, 2008 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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