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I'll be in the market for a G5 within the next... 2,924 Views / 63 Replies  
I'll be in the market for a G5 within the next couple of months. My Sawtooth with a Sonnett Dual 500 is about played out.
Posted by lexhair, on Jul 7, 2005 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for clarifying that. Haven't bought from... 1,064 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks for clarifying that. Haven't bought from DataMem in a while so I thought maybe something changed drastically over there.
Posted by lexhair, on Jun 24, 2005 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm surprised they didn't offer to replace it.... 1,064 Views / 16 Replies  
I'm surprised they didn't offer to replace it. They do have really good customer service.
Posted by lexhair, on Jun 22, 2005 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Glad to see I'm not the only one still running... 19,531 Views / 256 Replies  
Glad to see I'm not the only one still running v.X but this is really bad news if it's replicable. :\
Posted by lexhair, on May 2, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in Mac OS X
I usually make it a through a year or so before... 4,227 Views / 26 Replies  
I usually make it a through a year or so before something goes off the treadle with the apple keyboard. I think my G4 AGP keyboard had the doubles (or skipped letters) before I put it out to pasture....
Posted by lexhair, on Apr 21, 2005 at 11:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nice 4,087 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm going to move to Tiger much quicker than I moved to Panther if it supports display rotation natively.
Posted by lexhair, on Mar 25, 2005 at 08:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Fine except... 8,169 Views / 120 Replies  
Could be right but I've had the upgrade in my Sawtooth for almost 3 years without a problem in Jaguar and Panther until 10.3.6.

I'll try to SSH in and report back. Thanks.
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 14, 2005 at 02:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Fine except... 8,169 Views / 120 Replies  
Everything is fine except for my monitor failing to wake from sleep which requires a hard reset (G4 AGP, Sonnett duet 500 w/ ATI Radeon Mac Edition after market). Had this problem since 10.3.6 with...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 14, 2005 at 09:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Good place to buy?? 500 Views / 1 Replies  
I looked for a thread on this subject but didn't find one. I'm planning to buy a G5 so I thought I'd ask for suggestions on a retailer. Here's my history:
Mac LC: Campus bookstore
PowerMac 6100/66:...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 3, 2005 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow 1,238 Views / 39 Replies  
I have a PalmOne T2 and I rely on it heavily. I don't use a laptop. Pairing it with my Moto V710 gives me internet anywhere and access to my email. Recent changes to my configuration at work do not...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 3, 2005 at 02:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought built in Bluetooth was only available... 7,814 Views / 84 Replies  
I thought built in Bluetooth was only available in a custom order configuration. Can it be retrofitted?
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 3, 2005 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
My monitor wouldn't wake from sleep when I went... 7,224 Views / 120 Replies  
My monitor wouldn't wake from sleep when I went to 10.3.6. I thought it was the ATI ROM flash update from Oct 04 that did it but I wasn't sure. Replaced the battery and reset the PMU. Still notthing....
Posted by lexhair, on Dec 17, 2004 at 01:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Updated to 10.3.6 and now monitor won't wake from sleep 701 Views / 7 Replies  
The resolution change allowed the monitor to wake up but I got this distortion problem (http://discussions.info.apple.com/webx?128@5.JMH5aFipBkY.1@.689e21bc). I was having this problem before 10.3.6...
Posted by lexhair, on Nov 17, 2004 at 08:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Updated to 10.3.6 and now monitor won't wake from sleep 701 Views / 7 Replies  
Hmmm...I'll give this a try. Did you switch the resolution back? Having the same problem since I went to 10.3.6. G4 AGP w/ Sonnett Dual 500MHZ upgrade, Radeon Mac Edition retail card and an Apple 17"...
Posted by lexhair, on Nov 16, 2004 at 09:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: How do I move my music to another HD and keep my Playlists? 2,695 Views / 13 Replies  
If you follow the Apple instructions (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=150307) for moving your iTunes Folder to another hard drive, you will lose your playlists and ratings. You can try...
Posted by lexhair, on Nov 4, 2004 at 03:48 PM, in Applications
Poll: Panther still sealed up 665 Views / 15 Replies  
I've had my copy of Panther sitting next to my G4 AGP for 3 or 4 months. I may install it this summer but I'm not sure. 10.2.8 is working just fine for my needs right now.
Posted by lexhair, on Jul 8, 2004 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
So I can't boot from an old DW CD (my G4 AGP... 23,096 Views / 216 Replies  
So I can't boot from an old DW CD (my G4 AGP boots into Classic) and fix a partition with Panther on it? Please clarify.
Posted by lexhair, on Mar 19, 2004 at 08:44 AM, in Mac OS X
I still use the Palm Desktop because I want my... 659 Views / 8 Replies  
I still use the Palm Desktop because I want my Address Book, To Do list and Calendar (not to mention Memos) in the same app. I've played around with iCal and the Address Book.app and to be fair, I...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 13, 2004 at 12:50 PM, in Applications
Re: Mac Tax Software? 933 Views / 17 Replies  
I've used TurboTax (as MacinTax) for over 10 years and aside from the order fulfillment problem I had this year, it's been fine. Beware of frequent and large program updates if you don't have a...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 2, 2004 at 04:00 PM, in Applications
3G iPod Version Question 386 Views / 2 Replies  
What's the difference between the 10/20/30/40 Gb 3G iPods which came out in April 2003 and the 20 Gb & 40Gb iPods which came out in September 2003? Thanks in advance.
Posted by lexhair, on Dec 28, 2003 at 10:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
not yet 730 Views / 5 Replies  
I checked with them last night via their online Chat help and they said it's, "in the process of shipping." No tracking number available so it's still in the warehouse, I guess. While surfing the...
Posted by lexhair, on Dec 16, 2003 at 10:13 AM, in Applications
Retrospect 2,410 Views / 29 Replies  
Tagging Hot files for Retrospect backups.
Posted by lexhair, on Oct 31, 2003 at 10:05 AM, in Mac OS X
It's free. You can read and send email via... 536 Views / 5 Replies  
It's free.
You can read and send email via your cell phone.
Tight spam filter
Access it anywhere.
Seamless integration with Entourage.
Posted by lexhair, on Oct 20, 2003 at 10:27 AM, in Applications
Even year 3,371 Views / 52 Replies  
I hope you're right. I've done even year (98, 00, 02) updates only so I'm due.
Posted by lexhair, on Aug 18, 2003 at 09:52 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: And HP printer users out there? Opinions please. 3,059 Views / 46 Replies  
Good point. I guess it would be a downside for photo only printing. Most of my printing is text and color on standard 20lb paper so I've never experienced this potential issue. A straight through...
Posted by lexhair, on Jul 31, 2003 at 12:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: And HP printer users out there? Opinions please. 3,059 Views / 46 Replies  
One feature of the HPs I like (I've had 3, the latest being a 932C) is the paper path is a U shape. Paper jams are rare and the new case designs make it a little easier to clear them when they do...
Posted by lexhair, on Jul 31, 2003 at 09:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just switched 3,060 Views / 51 Replies  
I'm using Camino most of the time now. Unfortunately, it doesn't do to well with gotomypc.com so I use IE for that. I loved Safari in beta but less loved in 1.0.
Posted by lexhair, on Jul 29, 2003 at 04:04 PM, in Applications
Safari needs to address these problems before... 1,774 Views / 8 Replies  
Safari needs to address these problems before it's ready for prime time as a default browser in my opinion.
Posted by lexhair, on Jul 2, 2003 at 02:24 PM, in Applications
Web Connect?? 1,774 Views / 8 Replies  
From MacFixIt (http://www.macfixit.com)
Troubleshooting Safari 1.0 (#4): Workaround for Quicken WebConnect files

Workaround for Quicken WebConnect files The incompatibility between Safari 1.0 and...
Posted by lexhair, on Jul 1, 2003 at 10:03 AM, in Applications
iPhoto Solution 455 Views / 4 Replies  
This link (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=34879) is for iPhoto 1.1.1 but should also work for iPhoto 2.0.
Posted by lexhair, on Apr 15, 2003 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: DeltaGraph 5.0... would you pay US$199 for the upgrade? (and manual cost extras!) 725 Views / 8 Replies  
There's a trial version of KaleidaGraph (http://www.synergy.com/freetrial.htm) available if you want to test it out to see if it meets your needs. The license is a little less than the upgrade cost...
Posted by lexhair, on Mar 21, 2003 at 01:43 PM, in Applications
Kaleidagraph 691 Views / 5 Replies  
I think it's more than what you need but Kaleidagraph is still the most amazing app I've ever used on a Mac. I was in grad school working on a "state of the art" Mac LC and I picked up Kaleidagraph...
Posted by lexhair, on Mar 19, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Applications
Re: Quicken 2002 Deluxe help 542 Views / 1 Replies  
You shouldn't need to update to Q2003. I download qfx files ok with Q2002. Here's a couple of ideas for you:

Make sure you're running Quicken 2002 R3. Updates are available from Intuit if you're...
Posted by lexhair, on Mar 17, 2003 at 10:39 AM, in Applications
Re: mouse recomendations 855 Views / 20 Replies  
I have the Kensington optical and I like it. The MouseWorks software expands the functionality plus Kensington stands behind their products. I had no trouble getting a warranty replacement for a...
Posted by lexhair, on Mar 6, 2003 at 09:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Power button needed 1,245 Views / 21 Replies  
I need a keyboard with at least one USB port and a power button. I have the OEM Apple keyboard which came with my G4/AGP (black keys and power button). I've never been happy with the response of it...
Posted by lexhair, on Mar 3, 2003 at 09:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
VT Read all Comments??? 1,183 Views / 32 Replies  
What is the deal with reading comments on VersionTracker? The links to read all comments are hit or miss (mostly miss). I used to use the reader's comments all the time to see if there were any show...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 26, 2003 at 10:47 AM, in Applications
The pay version provides you with an application... 1,183 Views / 32 Replies  
The pay version provides you with an application which scans your applications folder and automatically checks it against the VersionTracker online database to notify you of updates and proceed with...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 25, 2003 at 10:49 AM, in Applications
Boot into OS 9.x 4,401 Views / 4 Replies  
Try booting into OS 9. Run TurboTax 2002 and import the PC file from last tax year. Save the new file and quit. Reboot into OS X and you will be able to open the newly imported TT2002 file.
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 21, 2003 at 02:23 PM, in Applications
Clipped this from Macfixit... 709 Views / 8 Replies  
Clipped this from Macfixit (http://www.macfixit.com) this morning:

The Tax Cut Web site reads:

"Macintosh Users -- Macintosh State programs are available only as a download. State Programs can...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 7, 2003 at 10:27 AM, in Applications
Recommended 396 Views / 1 Replies  
I use executivesynch to synch a couple of folders between my iBook and G4 (via airport). I don't exploit all the features of the application but I would recommend it.

Pro:

Reasonably priced.
...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 6, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in Applications
It's not great but it gets the job done.... 709 Views / 8 Replies  
I've used TurboTax since it was MacInTax years ago and have been satisfied with it. This year's TurboTax quirks include a one-click update which always tells me I need to update the TurboTax Engine...
Posted by lexhair, on Feb 6, 2003 at 04:46 PM, in Applications
 
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