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FYI, I got the NewerTech USB -> DVI adapter, and... 862 Views / 4 Replies  
FYI, I got the NewerTech USB -> DVI adapter, and it works great in Windows 7 on my MBP. (Haven't tried it in OS X yet).
Posted by mr breaker, on Nov 17, 2010 at 03:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dual external displays with MBP? 862 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

I have a unibody Macbook Pro, and I would like to use two 24" displays with it. (With the lid closed, not using the built in display).

What are my options? I have found these two USB...
Posted by mr breaker, on Nov 9, 2010 at 02:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In the off chance this happens to someone else...... 4,194 Views / 12 Replies  
In the off chance this happens to someone else... I put my 10.5 install disc in, and turned the machine off. I took apart the mini and unseated the hard drive. As I suspected, without the hd, it...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's got me puzzled as well. I am using the... 4,194 Views / 12 Replies  
It's got me puzzled as well. I am using the first gen wired "slim" keyboard with number pad.

I just tried booting up holding "N" and I get the same kernel panic. I guess I'll have to try and find...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 3, 2009 at 09:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I tried both of those... no luck. I get... 4,194 Views / 12 Replies  
Yeah, I tried both of those... no luck. I get the kernel panic before it gets to the point where those commands are processed. I might try to take it to the Apple store... but I'm guessing they...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply. No, the other one is not... 4,194 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. No, the other one is not Server. That article looks like it will do the trick, although it looks pretty involved.

Do you think there are any other alternatives? Or should I...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac mini won't boot - goes into kernal panic 4,194 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi all,

I have an intel mac mini. I installed some software yesterday, and when after it restarted it went straight to a kernal panic. Bummer. Luckily, I have a recent backup, but I can't get...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 2, 2009 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
just got the same error on mine. 1,600 Views / 38 Replies  
just got the same error on mine.
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 11, 2008 at 10:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks guys... will this one be ok? For... 2,589 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks guys... will this one be ok?


For only $3.78 each when QTY 50+ purchased - HDMI DVI Cable 28AWG - 10ft w/Ferrite Cores (Gold-Plated) | 28AWG HDMI-DVI Cables...
Posted by mr breaker, on May 31, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Connect MBP to a 52" sony hdtv 2,589 Views / 5 Replies  
Can I connect my macbook pro to a 52" sony hdtv with a mini dv -> HDMI cable?

Will that work ok? What resolution will display on the tv?


Thanks!
Posted by mr breaker, on May 30, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been using CS3 on my mini without a problem.... 888 Views / 8 Replies  
I've been using CS3 on my mini without a problem. I did up the RAM to 2 gigs though.
Posted by mr breaker, on Nov 21, 2007 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
add an .avi movie to itunes library? 67,104 Views / 17 Replies  
Is it possible to add an .avi movie to the itunes library?

I have a bunch of tv shows in avi format that play fine in Quicktime, but it won't let me add them to my itunes library.
Posted by mr breaker, on Nov 11, 2007 at 11:19 AM, in Applications
I would like a GPS chip in the phone. If it had... 658 Views / 10 Replies  
I would like a GPS chip in the phone. If it had one, you would have the potential to have a fully functional GPS unit....either integrated into the google maps application, or a whole new "widget". ...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 31, 2007 at 03:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ok, that makes sense....thanks for the info! 1,222 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, that makes sense....thanks for the info!
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 08:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have no trouble hearing conversations on the... 1,222 Views / 6 Replies  
I have no trouble hearing conversations on the speakerphone, but i noticed earlier today that there is extremely low output volume from the right speaker while playing music.

Does anyone else...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 07:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I second that....except it wouldn't be bad to... 1,068 Views / 11 Replies  
I second that....except it wouldn't be bad to have it in both places.
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 05:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I believe the existing settings is under... 1,068 Views / 11 Replies  
I believe the existing settings is under Settings/General/Auto-lock
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
"Slide to unlock" 1,068 Views / 11 Replies  
Is there any way to disable this? If I have the phone in my pocket, I don't think you should need to hit the "home" button and then do the slide to unlock thing. That "home" button is not going to...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 11:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
1. You are seeing the messages sent to yourself... 1,150 Views / 7 Replies  
1. You are seeing the messages sent to yourself because Gmail CC's yourself whenever you send an email. They do this so you can see your email conversation "threads" in your Gmail inbox. It would...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 10:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wonder if they could even make a small glowing... 9,785 Views / 14 Replies  
I wonder if they could even make a small glowing dot or icon that showed up on the LCD screen while the rest of it was just black.
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 1, 2007 at 11:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone voicemail notification? 9,785 Views / 14 Replies  
The biggest drawback to the iPhone that I have noticed so far from using it is that you need to press the button to check for new notifications.

ie. if my phone is on my desk, and I get a...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jul 1, 2007 at 10:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone's mail app 2,266 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone found a way to either delete or mark all of the messages in the inbox as read?

It downloaded about 300 messages from my gmail account, but they are all "unread" in the iPhone.
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 30, 2007 at 06:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the reply. I looked, and that option... 525 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I looked, and that option was checked.

I unchecked it, restarted the ftp server, but I still get the same result. Is there something else that I'm missing?
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 4, 2007 at 09:52 PM, in Mac OS X
File permissions on a second volume 525 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I'm running an ftp server in 10.4 using pure ftpd. It works great, but I am having an issue with file permissions.

I can't figure out how to set permissions on files that are located on a...
Posted by mr breaker, on Jun 4, 2007 at 11:34 AM, in Mac OS X
I see that you can go to Movie Showtimes - Google... 3,964 Views / 4 Replies  
I see that you can go to Movie Showtimes - Google Search (http://www.google.com/movies) and enter a zipcode to get the data.

But does anyone know if there is a Google web service or anything that...
Posted by mr breaker, on Apr 6, 2007 at 02:50 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for that link, that's exactly what I am... 3,964 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for that link, that's exactly what I am looking for. Except I would like to know how isnoop queries Google for that data, so I can get the data from Google directly myself.


Does anyone...
Posted by mr breaker, on Apr 6, 2007 at 02:26 PM, in Developer Center
haha, thanks. I'll check that out. 3,964 Views / 4 Replies  
haha, thanks. I'll check that out.
Posted by mr breaker, on Feb 27, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in Developer Center
Movie listing RSS feed or web service? 3,964 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone know where I can find a RSS feed or web service that will return movie listings and theaters for a specified zip code? I have been seaching on the web, but I haven't been able to find...
Posted by mr breaker, on Feb 26, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Developer Center
I just picked up a hybrid yesterday...for some... 8,117 Views / 86 Replies  
I just picked up a hybrid yesterday...for some reason I was under the impression it came with a little external antenna...but mine did not.

So I tried out the analog tuner...it worked as expected....
Posted by mr breaker, on Oct 3, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Why would you be using this with a TV? 8,117 Views / 86 Replies  
Why would you be using this with a TV?
Posted by mr breaker, on Sep 15, 2006 at 10:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
EyeTV Hybrid 8,117 Views / 86 Replies  
Anyone have any experience with this? I know it's new:

http://www.elgato.com/index.php?file=products_eyetvhybridna


I'm wondering how it will be for recording. It looks like the video is not...
Posted by mr breaker, on Sep 13, 2006 at 09:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: I installed Bootcamp and XP on my mac mini... 51,990 Views / 234 Replies  
I installed Bootcamp and XP on my mac mini yesterday...it runs great. I had previously been running the onmac.net solution. I reformatted everything and did a clean install.

Kudos to Apple...now...
Posted by mr breaker, on Apr 6, 2006 at 01:18 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
I just called Dell and asked when the 2407 would... 1,620 Views / 21 Replies  
I just called Dell and asked when the 2407 would be available in the US. It sounded like the sales guy was just guessing...but I'm sure his guess is just as good if not better than anyone elses.
...
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 30, 2006 at 02:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've got drivers installed on my mac mini...I... 3,219 Views / 55 Replies  
I've got drivers installed on my mac mini...I dont have any 3D games to test, but everything is running great.
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 20, 2006 at 12:42 PM, in Gaming
dell "coupons" on ebay 794 Views / 8 Replies  
Can anyone explain these to me?

I know dell has a lot of coupon codes for it's products, but how do the people who sell them on ebay get their codes?

Are they published somewhere?
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 20, 2006 at 12:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not sure why. I installed Windows XP on... 905 Views / 10 Replies  
Not sure why.


I installed Windows XP on my FAT partition. After I did the installed it renamed the partition to "Untitled". I'd like to rename this within OS X to WindowsXP. I tried using the...
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 19, 2006 at 11:49 AM, in Mac OS X
how about watching TV on these Dell LCDs? What is... 2,709 Views / 44 Replies  
how about watching TV on these Dell LCDs? What is the quality like?
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 19, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks...but I DON'T want to see them! I... 446 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks...but I DON'T want to see them!

I guess they lost their invisible status when I restored the files.
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 18, 2006 at 05:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Restoring from a .dmg 446 Views / 3 Replies  
I just did a restore of my system from a dmg, onto a clean partition.

Everything works great, but it looks like it created some extra directories in the root folder that were not there (or not...
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 18, 2006 at 04:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Just for anyone else in this situation: I... 905 Views / 10 Replies  
Just for anyone else in this situation:

I was able to successfully install and boot OS X (Intel) on an external firewire drive partitioned with the APM format.

I did it by restoring a dmg onto...
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 18, 2006 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the info...I had no idea that changed.... 905 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the info...I had no idea that changed.


Can PPC machines running 10.4 read the discs with the new format? What about Windows machines, would they be able to read this new format?

...
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 17, 2006 at 02:30 PM, in Mac OS X
I have to reformat the entire external disc? Or... 905 Views / 10 Replies  
I have to reformat the entire external disc? Or just the partition that I am trying to install it onto?
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 17, 2006 at 01:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Installing OS X (Intel) on an external firewire drive? 905 Views / 10 Replies  
Not sure which category this should be posted in...


I have an Intel mac mini. I am using an external Firewire drive that has two partitions on it. Previously I had 10.4 (PPC) installed on...
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 17, 2006 at 12:44 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm surprised more people aren't excited about... 1,197 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm surprised more people aren't excited about this.
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 16, 2006 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've been looking too...seems to be quite pricey... 581 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been looking too...seems to be quite pricey right now
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 15, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.onmac.net/ Page is... 1,197 Views / 18 Replies  
http://www.onmac.net/


Page is updated...says a solution has been submitted and is being tested.


I would be very excited if I can dual boot my mac mini with XP. I do a lot of .NET...
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 15, 2006 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I decided I am going to get the 24" 2405FPW...but... 1,552 Views / 28 Replies  
I decided I am going to get the 24" 2405FPW...but I am waiting for dell to release the new versions first..so hopefully the prices will come down on the old models even more
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 11, 2006 at 05:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
just has the stock 512. I'm going to upgrade it... 759 Views / 13 Replies  
just has the stock 512. I'm going to upgrade it to 1GB or 2GB when the memory prices come down a little bit
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 11, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've got an external hard drive, ipod and... 759 Views / 13 Replies  
I've got an external hard drive, ipod and isight...so I'm just missing one port. Might have to get a firewire hub.
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 10, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well I got the Dual Core mini....and it... 759 Views / 13 Replies  
Well I got the Dual Core mini....and it definitely smokes my old G4 450....even the Rosetta apps.

Wish it had two firewire ports though!
Posted by mr breaker, on Mar 10, 2006 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
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