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What is an "opinion-leading audience"? This... 414 Views / 7 Replies  
What is an "opinion-leading audience"? This phrase is used in Newsweek's press release.

Thanks!
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 19, 2012 at 02:26 AM, in Tech News
Still getting Malware warning 27 July 1,781 Views / 30 Replies  
Hello mkbhatia,

I'm still getting the malware alert using Safari on:
www.macnn.com/headlines
legacy.macnn.com

-peter
Posted by pnorman, on Jul 27, 2010 at 01:47 PM, in Feedback
powerbook ram 5,652 Views / 98 Replies  
1.25 GB of ram in my 15" Aluminum Powerbook.

An unforseen bonus to upgrading my ram was the goofy details i now see under About this Mac: 1.25GHz and 1.25 GB!!!!

-peter
Posted by pnorman, on Mar 11, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Dual 2 GHz Rev B G5, ordered on 9 June 2004,... 1,614 Views / 31 Replies  
My Dual 2 GHz Rev B G5, ordered on 9 June 2004, arrived today! Its a BTO machine: upgraded to 1 GB RAM, Bluetooth module, and the ATi 9600 XT w/128 MB Ram.

Here are the associated dates:
-09 June...
Posted by pnorman, on Aug 10, 2004 at 08:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
It finally shipped!! 1,614 Views / 31 Replies  
My Dual 2 GHz Rev B G5, ordered on 9 June 2004, shipped today! Its a BTO machine: upgraded to 1 GB RAM, Bluetooth module, and the ATi 9600 XT w/128 MB Ram.

Ordered on 9 June 2004, here are the...
Posted by pnorman, on Jul 27, 2004 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Ship dates for G5 Dual 2 GHz Rev B. BTO 1,614 Views / 31 Replies  
My ship date has just changed again; this time to 23 July 2004.

I ordered the G5 2.0 GHz on 9 June 2004.

Here is the new ship date history:
-28 June 2004
-08 July 2004
-12 July 2004
-22...
Posted by pnorman, on Jul 22, 2004 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ship dates for G5 Dual 2 GHz Rev B. BTO 1,614 Views / 31 Replies  
I ordered a G5 Dual 2 GHz Rev B on 9 June 2004. Its a BTO machine: upgraded to 1 GB RAM, Bluetooth module, and the ATi 9600 XT w/128 MB Ram.

The ship dates i have been given so far:
28 June 2004...
Posted by pnorman, on Jul 13, 2004 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wadeworld said: ... 413 Views / 3 Replies  
Wadeworld said:
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Umm, you have absolutely zero evidence to back up this assertion. It could be a flaky hard drive. It could be a network problem. It could be...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 7, 2002 at 01:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Web Objects problems behind .Mac? 413 Views / 3 Replies  
Clicking the .Mac tab on apple.com gets me either "No instance available" or "The requested application was not found on this server". Those are WebObjects errors, aren't they?

For anyone paying...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 7, 2002 at 11:05 AM, in Mac OS X
.Mac down <<WebObjects Sux?>> 1,268 Views / 36 Replies  
Clicking the .Mac tab on aaple.com gets me either "No instance available" or "The requested application was not found on this server". Those are WebObjects errors, aren't they?

For anyone paying...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 7, 2002 at 10:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Developer QTV - Where R Sessions? 303 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

Anyone know whats up with Apple's Developer Area? The Quicktime streams from the 2001 DevCon have been removed. All thats there are the streams from the most recent Conference BUT YOU HAVE TO...
Posted by pnorman, on Jul 14, 2002 at 06:51 PM, in Developer Center
Its curious that Vuescan can offer OS X native... 538 Views / 20 Replies  
Its curious that Vuescan can offer OS X native support for Epson's scanners but Epson cannot. The OS X situation is truly frightening; I'm worried that Apple is responsible because their I/O kit is...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 12, 2002 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
any OS X native scanners? 538 Views / 20 Replies  
I've been looking around and can find none. Even Epson's Firwire scanners do not have OS X drivers - you have to use it via the MacOS 9.x drivers through Classic.

Its two months short of a full...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 12, 2002 at 11:00 AM, in Applications
Wow. W O W !!!!! Thats sooooo cool. ... 336 Views / 6 Replies  
Wow.

W O W !!!!!

Thats sooooo cool. Thanks very much!

-peter
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 7, 2002 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Fan in new iMac? 336 Views / 6 Replies  
Has anyone been able to determine whether or not the new G4 based iMac has a fan?

-peter
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 7, 2002 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it finally arrived! Shipped on... 1,299 Views / 69 Replies  
Well, it finally arrived!

Shipped on Tuesday, 30 October and arrived Tuesday 6 November. Thats five business days.

It spent 3 business days in customs (it shipped from California to...
Posted by pnorman, on Nov 6, 2001 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I paid $US15 for FedEx 2Day Shipping. It was... 1,299 Views / 69 Replies  
I paid $US15 for FedEx 2Day Shipping. It was either that or ground, which was stated as 8-10 days. I'm in Eastern Canada, so I NEVER choose ground. Traditionally, I pick the most expensive...
Posted by pnorman, on Nov 1, 2001 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Combo drive is slower.... 345 Views / 9 Replies  
Looking more closely at the specs on Apple's page I discovered something I was previously unaware of - and it surprised me.

The Combo (cdrw/dvd) Drive in the high end iBook reads DVDs at 6x and it...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 31, 2001 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Doctre! My order number is W2071xxx. I have no... 1,299 Views / 69 Replies  
Doctre! My order number is W2071xxx. I have no idea where it shipped from; where does Apple ship from? Texas and California?

-peter
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 30, 2001 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Apple Order Status page now indicates that my... 1,299 Views / 69 Replies  
The Apple Order Status page now indicates that my iBook has shipped!! Thats exactly 10 days - like Apple said. :D

I haven't received an email informing me of this from Apple. The Order Status...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 30, 2001 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey Zoom! Congrats! You said you called... 1,299 Views / 69 Replies  
Hey Zoom! Congrats!

You said you called Apple and they claimed it was assembled and waiting for UPS.... but you didn't state your Shipping Status.

Was it "being assembled" or had it in fact...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 30, 2001 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
JANEBuilder Users Anyone? 269 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi!

Anyone using JANEBuilder to do PhP/MySQL work?

If so, can you pass along your experiences, Good or Bad? I'm interested in making use of something like this app but don't know enough about...
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 3, 2001 at 10:43 AM, in Applications
Palm Desktop for OS X 409 Views / 4 Replies  
I wonder why its taken so long for an OS X native (ie carbon or cocoa) palm-compatible handheld synchronizing utility to appear? Like a carbonized Palm Desktop?

DOes anyone know if synchronizing...
Posted by pnorman, on Jun 19, 2001 at 10:08 AM, in Mac OS X
I found a very nice (and lengthy) article on Day... 236 Views / 3 Replies  
I found a very nice (and lengthy) article on Day One of WWDC over at the OS X page of MacFixIt.com: http://www.macfixit.com/macosx.shtml

Also, Apple has its own two page review of the KeyNote...
Posted by pnorman, on May 22, 2001 at 09:03 PM, in Feedback
News Updates? 236 Views / 3 Replies  
Has the reorg of MacNN under Newsfactor affected the posting of news updates etc? In the past, WWDC etc got excellent coverage on MacNN - easily beating out the other sites with the fastest news...
Posted by pnorman, on May 22, 2001 at 09:36 AM, in Feedback
Thanks very much everyone! Is the fan on the... 495 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks very much everyone!

Is the fan on the Radeon on ALL the time or does it just kick in when cooling is needed?

Thanks again!
-peter
Posted by pnorman, on Mar 6, 2001 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cube Owners! Radeon has a fan? 495 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello!

I've just read an article over at xlr8yourmac.com that mentions a Cube with a BTO Radeon card vs. a nVidia GeForce2MX card - where heat is concerned.

It is stated that the radeon that...
Posted by pnorman, on Mar 5, 2001 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, Microsoft released a beta of Outlook this... 339 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, Microsoft released a beta of Outlook this morning. Watson was the codename for it. I downloaded it and it rocks!!! Check it out at:
...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 10, 2001 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
www.MacWindows.com (http://www.MacWindows.com) ... 339 Views / 7 Replies  
www.MacWindows.com (http://www.MacWindows.com) reports that Microsoft will make an announcement regarding Watson today, January 10, 2001, at day two of MacWorld San Francisco. They also have a...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 10, 2001 at 06:47 AM, in Applications
No, Entourage is a POP mail app. It ships with... 339 Views / 7 Replies  
No, Entourage is a POP mail app. It ships with Office 2001. Its simply a pumped up version of Outlook Express. Entourage cannot converse/communicate with Exchange server's propreietary...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 7, 2001 at 07:20 PM, in Applications
Wow, griffman!!!! &gt;&gt;Try this for an... 1,319 Views / 144 Replies  
Wow, griffman!!!!

&gt;&gt;Try this for an example. Open a web page in IE 5 or OmniWeb for OS X.
&gt;&gt;Hit File-&gt;Print, then hit the Preview button in the dialog.
&gt;&gt;This will launch the Preview app, and...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 7, 2001 at 09:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Microsoft's Watson (ie: New Exchange Client) 339 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi!

Anyone know anything about Microsoft's Watson? Like, when it is due or if it is in fact still in development?

My office is mixed platform with a Microsoft Small Business Server...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 6, 2001 at 10:50 PM, in Applications
Hi again! After reading all the posts in... 1,319 Views / 144 Replies  
Hi again!

After reading all the posts in this thread, I've seen little PDF content. I'm dizzy with the possibilities that Acrobat Pro/Distiller from Adobe already provde - my usage of it covers...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 6, 2001 at 11:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Hello! I've just finished reading thru this... 1,319 Views / 144 Replies  
Hello!

I've just finished reading thru this entire thread and its been really really interesting - many thanks for joining the forum, John.

Along with the specific answers that you have posted...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 6, 2001 at 10:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Given the status of Drag 'n Drop in OS X PB, do... 299 Views / 13 Replies  
Given the status of Drag 'n Drop in OS X PB, do you think Apple has enough time to get it completed by February?

My theory has been that Apple has spent most of the last year getting the low level...
Posted by pnorman, on Jan 5, 2001 at 06:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Is there Drag and Drop in OS X? (Beta and Final) 299 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi!

I purchased the OS X Beta when it arrived in September and used it a lot for about a month. I was and am concerned about the lack of drag and drop functionality in the beta. Are others...
Posted by pnorman, on Dec 30, 2000 at 10:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Quicksheets and Mac 317 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone have any experience using Quicksheets on a Mac with a Palm/Visor? Does the import of excel spreadsheets and their export back to the desktop excel app work? If so, is it cumbersome?

Many...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 11, 2000 at 11:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Syncing email without a modem 362 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm using a Visor Deluxe and would like to try moving my email to it for browsing and replying - then move the replys etc back to my email app. Are there any such solutions for Palm or Visor that do...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 11, 2000 at 11:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Are there ANY solutions for syncing email to a... 377 Views / 5 Replies  
Are there ANY solutions for syncing email to a Visor/Palm device that DOES NOT involve a modem?

-peter
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 11, 2000 at 11:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How do Outlook/Exchange users do Calendaring now? 170 Views / 1 Replies  
I am in a mixed office of MacOS and Windows. We use NT4 as an email server.

The Windows users use the public calendar and public contacts to great effect but the Mac users cannot due to...
Posted by pnorman, on Oct 5, 2000 at 08:59 AM, in Applications
Wow! Thats a R E A L L Y nice desktop picture... 313 Views / 8 Replies  
Wow! Thats a R E A L L Y nice desktop picture you have there in the background, BatGuano!

I wonder where I could find something like that?

http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 24, 2000 at 07:25 AM, in Mac OS X
"Classic" diskcopy images WARNING! 316 Views / 3 Replies  
Don't attempt to mount classic disk copy images from inside OS X beta.... ouch.

it didn't crash OS X beta, but it buggered classic - had to restart it.

AND it left a mounted disk image in the...
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 17, 2000 at 07:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Explorer b5.5 vs. OmniWeb b5 810 Views / 83 Replies  
OmniWEB beta 5 has crashed VERY frequently in the last two days of use. Internet Explorer 5.5 beta (or whatever comes with OS X Beta) has not crashed at all.

I've been doing the exact same things...
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 17, 2000 at 06:52 PM, in Mac OS X
The beta stops working on May 15, 2001, so users... 278 Views / 4 Replies  
The beta stops working on May 15, 2001, so users are forced to purchase the new OS by then. Apple could regularly update everyones beta via the built-in update facility so that by May 2001 the OS...
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 16, 2000 at 11:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Question was: Has anyone installed on a partition... 411 Views / 22 Replies  
Question was: Has anyone installed on a partition smaller than 1.5 Gb?

Yes, I installed onto a partition that is 1.1 GB. OS X asks for just under 800 MB space for its install - right now that 1.1...
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 16, 2000 at 10:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Check the Install Guide/docs for DP4 - but I... 338 Views / 9 Replies  
Check the Install Guide/docs for DP4 - but I don't think there are any limitations.

If you make 2 partitions of your drive, then install MacOS 9 on the first and OS X on the second.

I dont...
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 13, 2000 at 09:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Real Player Plugin for Explorer?? 256 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone experiencing a goof with the Real Player 8 install?

It all appears to go well until you tryo to actually watch a video stream.

Up pops a window claiming that the plug-in cannot be found....
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 11, 2000 at 11:09 PM, in Applications
Anyone experiencing a goof with the Real Player 8... 359 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone experiencing a goof with the Real Player 8 install?

It all appears to go well until you tryo to actually watch a video stream.

Up pops a window claiming that the plug-in cannot be found....
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 11, 2000 at 11:08 PM, in Applications
Eudora behind Microsoft Proxy? 286 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone ever used Eudora successfully from a Mac thats on a LAN behind a Windows NT box using Proxy Server 2?

Does Eudora do Proxy stuff like SOCKs?

If not, why?

Many thanks,
Peter
Posted by pnorman, on Sep 11, 2000 at 10:39 PM, in Applications
I exported my Newton Notes, Dates, Names using... 357 Views / 7 Replies  
I exported my Newton Notes, Dates, Names using NCU and it opens in Palm Desktop natively (remember, it used to be Claris Organiser).

In order to get ALL three items into Palm Desktop from your...
Posted by pnorman, on Jul 1, 2000 at 07:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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