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Interface between iPod models different 1,344 Views / 19 Replies  
Hello everyone!

My wife received her Nano (black, 2 GB, engraved) yesterday and once I installed iTunes (5), and fiddled with the Nano and iTunes I can't easily convert my 2000 song, 45 GB...
Posted by Vsx1, on Jan 5, 2006 at 06:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've had my 512 shuffle for a few weeks and I'm... 2,921 Views / 26 Replies  
I've had my 512 shuffle for a few weeks and I'm thrilled with it. The battery hasn't changed to orange yet. I use my shuffle about 8-10 hours a day @ work. I find that the shuffle starts running out...
Posted by Vsx1, on Apr 8, 2005 at 10:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Pepsi promo and iTMS w/ albums 320 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey folks! I'm wondering 2 things:

1. Can I enter 10 codes and "buy" a whole album or I am required to download each track individually?

2. How can I put multiple items into my shopping cart @...
Posted by Vsx1, on Mar 31, 2005 at 07:15 PM, in Applications
Re: "You just heard" playlist 10,357 Views / 87 Replies  
I'm sure some Applescript can help you make a "heard on the shuffle" song list.
Posted by Vsx1, on Feb 7, 2005 at 05:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
dialup user with long disconnect issue... 279 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm using a dialup ISP and once in a while when I disconnect [at the phone icon in the upper right] it shows: "...disconnecting..." scrolls by for what appears to be forever. I end up restarting my...
Posted by Vsx1, on Jan 31, 2005 at 08:27 PM, in Networking
I agree...Safari scrolls much faster than Firefox... 130,754 Views / 136 Replies  
I agree...Safari scrolls much faster than Firefox (haven't tried Camino yet). No problems using Netscape. I find page loading faster in other browsers other than Safari.
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 1, 2004 at 09:20 PM, in Applications
I use Netscape 7.1 (7.2 coming soon). Looks and... 130,754 Views / 136 Replies  
I use Netscape 7.1 (7.2 coming soon). Looks and feels very similar to Mozilla. The integraton of AOLs Instant Messenger (AIM) into Netscape I find very useful. I use Netscape for email as well,...
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 1, 2004 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
I'm a big user of Netscape (7.02), and the only... 1,005 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm a big user of Netscape (7.02), and the only thing holding me back from moving completely to Safari is the fact you can't drag links around.
For example, if at Apple's Hardware page and you'd...
Posted by Vsx1, on Sep 9, 2003 at 06:19 PM, in Applications
iPod and Pioneer electronics 351 Views / 0 Replies  
I have two questions regarding the iPod and Pioneer:

Where is the link to the pict of the guy w/ an iPod and a Pioneer headunit?

Has anyone used an iPod on a Pioneer Elite VSX-49TXi via FW...
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 5, 2003 at 08:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What happened to PointCast? 1,275 Views / 6 Replies  
For those who remember Pointcast what happened to it and what ever happened to "push technology"? Does anyone know of a similar program for OS X? Original version available on the OS 8 SSW CD ROM.
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Posted by Vsx1, on Jun 5, 2003 at 10:24 PM, in Applications
its a mac... 477 Views / 3 Replies  
Unless you're making an installation disc or need something specific, just drag your data to the DVD-R icon and you're done. You may wish to put all the data in a single folder ahead of time.
Posted by Vsx1, on Feb 9, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
NS 7 590 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been using NS 7 for several days and I love it. It's still bulky but otherwise works well. NS 7 would be a great product if they'd fix the bugs instead of creating a new browser, how many...
Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 30, 2002 at 10:06 AM, in Applications
different math SW 1,065 Views / 12 Replies  
You may wish to try using math SW such as Maple or Mathematica. I know Maple has HTML support and you can create math documents within the program.

www.maplesoft.com
www.wolfram.com
Posted by Vsx1, on Oct 19, 2002 at 09:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'd like to thank everyone for their input. I... 645 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd like to thank everyone for their input. I will watch Epsons site more carefully. I'll also check out Umax.
Posted by Vsx1, on May 13, 2002 at 10:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
scanners for OS X? 645 Views / 13 Replies  
Hey folks! I'm looking at getter a scanner for a flat panel iMac soon and I'm having trouble w/ finding one for OS X native. We like the slim type designs but limited to. Already have Epson Stylus...
Posted by Vsx1, on May 12, 2002 at 10:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've seen 1 GB DIMMs but they are hideously... 355 Views / 21 Replies  
I've seen 1 GB DIMMs but they are hideously expensive...over $500 each...

As for the limit for 32 bit processors the anwser is 4 GB of RAM: 2^32 is 4.3 x 10^9 = 4 GB. This is the maximum number of...
Posted by Vsx1, on Apr 12, 2002 at 10:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've been using NS 6.2.1 on and off for some time... 352 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been using NS 6.2.1 on and off for some time and I get the same problem of not going to the entered URL. My only solution at this point is to use the "Go" button at the right of the URL box.
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Posted by Vsx1, on Apr 7, 2002 at 08:05 AM, in Applications
I strongly recommend Transmit from Panic software... 520 Views / 8 Replies  
I strongly recommend Transmit from Panic software (panic.com). Excellent interface, for both OS X and classic (OS 8 and 9). Drag and drop. Very cool.
Posted by Vsx1, on Apr 6, 2002 at 01:36 PM, in Applications
Although the PM got creamed in this comparison,... 581 Views / 20 Replies  
Although the PM got creamed in this comparison, it did so with honesty. using 9.x as the OS the PM was back to a single CPU mahcine (1.1 CPUs at best) not a dual CPU as intended. Only OS X takes full...
Posted by Vsx1, on Dec 30, 2001 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac friendly ISPs? 439 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking to get away from AOL and move to an OS X friendly ISP (56k for now). EarthLink looks OK but for $20-22/mon I don't see the value over AOL. I also found something called AppleISP. They...
Posted by Vsx1, on Dec 22, 2001 at 10:53 PM, in Applications
Here a link to a useful screensaver site: ... 317 Views / 4 Replies  
Here a link to a useful screensaver site:
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu
Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 25, 2001 at 10:09 AM, in Mac OS X
My beef with iTunes 2.0 is that the bass seems to... 279 Views / 22 Replies  
My beef with iTunes 2.0 is that the bass seems to be overdriven even at very low volumes (flat setting). I'm glad 2.0 came with an EQ to adjust the bass. iTunes needs an update.
Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 25, 2001 at 09:38 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
NS Communicator 4.79 337 Views / 1 Replies  
Here are the release notes for this version:
<A HREF="http://home.netscape.com/eng/mozilla/4.7/relnotes/mac-4.79.htmlRelease"...
Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 17, 2001 at 06:18 AM, in Applications
Although not specific to Mathematica, Maplesoft... 358 Views / 5 Replies  
Although not specific to Mathematica, Maplesoft the makes of Maple 7 have this to say from their FAQ:

"I did not see anything in the system requirements about Mac OS X. Will Maple 7 work in Mac OS...
Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 11, 2001 at 10:25 PM, in Applications
The future of Mac OS and UNIX 302 Views / 2 Replies  
With the advent of OS X and its cool features (multiprocessing, multi-threading, protected memory etc), what's next? UNIX has had these features for decades. Where do we go from here? What core...
Posted by Vsx1, on Oct 26, 2001 at 09:57 PM, in Mac OS X
A few thoughts and questions: What's a native... 561 Views / 9 Replies  
A few thoughts and questions:
What's a native FW drive?
As for 400/800 MB/s that's bus speed not the actual HD moving data at that rate. This high number comes in handy when you have multiple...
Posted by Vsx1, on Sep 15, 2001 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
iTunes and OS 9.2.1 776 Views / 1 Replies  
I'll have to check other forums but my multimedia volume keys no longer function properly. I launched iTunes and expected the usual volume slider to move using the command-arrow (up/down) keys. Well...
Posted by Vsx1, on Sep 13, 2001 at 08:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'll have to check other forums but my multimedia... 254 Views / 8 Replies  
I'll have to check other forums but my multimedia volume keys no longer function properly. I launched iTunes and expected the usual volume slider to move using the command-arrow (up/down) keys. Well...
Posted by Vsx1, on Sep 13, 2001 at 08:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
i have two suggestions: 1. you may found bug... 392 Views / 1 Replies  
i have two suggestions:

1. you may found bug with OS X/9

2. buy more RAM ($99 for 512 MB from RAMJET)
Posted by Vsx1, on Sep 7, 2001 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
The themes for NS 6.0 or 6.0.1 won't work wih... 374 Views / 4 Replies  
The themes for NS 6.0 or 6.0.1 won't work wih 6.1. To my current knowledge there are only 3 themes: modern, classic and toy(s). the last theme is 6.1 compatible. if you'd like to keep up to date w/...
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 24, 2001 at 11:09 PM, in Applications
I would vote "No friggin way!" on election day... 287 Views / 12 Replies  
I would vote "No friggin way!" on election day for XP. It's an MS product and therefore. The security issue alone is enough to say no and I really don't care much about security. MS products don't...
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 24, 2001 at 11:02 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I recently noticed that I can only move down 5... 299 Views / 23 Replies  
I recently noticed that I can only move down 5 levels (or menus) under the new OS (9.2.1). My setup has an alias of my Documents folder in the Apple menu. As I move deeper into the folders I found...
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 24, 2001 at 10:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
9.2.1 has arrived. QT has been updated to 5.0.2,... 315 Views / 32 Replies  
9.2.1 has arrived. QT has been updated to 5.0.2, there are also new utilities versions. Big file 82 MB. Works pretty good so far.
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 21, 2001 at 10:23 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Just wondering but has anyone tried using the... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
Just wondering but has anyone tried using the newer 15k rpm SCSI HD? (IBM UltraStar, Seagate etc). Is there a significant performance increase? Feedback...?
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 20, 2001 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe I'm different but I can't set my VM to less... 252 Views / 13 Replies  
Maybe I'm different but I can't set my VM to less than 561 MB (I have 576 MB orf real RAM installed). How does one set VM to 1 MB. I have OS 9.1.
Posted by Vsx1, on Aug 17, 2001 at 10:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've DLed Netscape 4.78 and Netscape 6.1 PR 1.... 375 Views / 7 Replies  
I've DLed Netscape 4.78 and Netscape 6.1 PR 1. from my usage 6.1 hasn't crashed yet and 4.78 has crashed twice. i love them both. long live Netscape!
Posted by Vsx1, on Jul 27, 2001 at 11:48 PM, in Applications
Now that Apple has dropped the CRT scene... 654 Views / 30 Replies  
Now that Apple has dropped the CRT scene altogether, thier dual monitor option is currently pointless. I'd like to see a dual AGP 4x PowerMac. As a matter of fact Apple featured a story on someone...
Posted by Vsx1, on Jun 10, 2001 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Gerbils Part II 393 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello again. I just wanted everyone to know that Gerbils can be found on the Mac OS 8 CD.
Posted by Vsx1, on Jun 9, 2001 at 12:13 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
jacke from Finland please email Gerbils to me. I... 894 Views / 6 Replies  
jacke from Finland please email Gerbils to me. I DLed Setting Sun and i can't find anything relating to Gerbils very cool screen saver though. my email address is below. thanx.

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Posted by Vsx1, on May 22, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
i'd like to thank everyone for their input! its... 894 Views / 6 Replies  
i'd like to thank everyone for their input! its greatly appreciated.

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Vsx1
vsx1@mac.com
vsx1@netscape.net
http://sites.netscape.net/vsxi/
Posted by Vsx1, on May 22, 2001 at 12:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Gerbils: QT software from back in the day? 894 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm looking for a program caled Gerbils. it was a gerbil roller coaster program to show off QT's VR capabilities (written by Apple). i've looked for it on Apple's site and many search engines without...
Posted by Vsx1, on May 20, 2001 at 09:58 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
the fight over clock speeds of a CPU is quickly... 382 Views / 37 Replies  
the fight over clock speeds of a CPU is quickly becoming fruitless. there is no doubt that the public sees GHz and sees it as a faster machine than a MHz Mac. we forget that a computer is actually a...
Posted by Vsx1, on May 15, 2001 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
i use Transmit almost exclusively. they have a... 408 Views / 26 Replies  
i use Transmit almost exclusively. they have a version OS X too.
you can download a free version that works well. the sync feature mentioned earlier may not be available (i have yet to use it).
...
Posted by Vsx1, on May 10, 2001 at 12:07 PM, in Applications
check the resolution of your screen: 480x640... 239 Views / 3 Replies  
check the resolution of your screen: 480x640 makes the text appear quite large.

check the font size settings of Netscape found the prefs.

check printer driver for latest version.
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Posted by Vsx1, on May 10, 2001 at 12:04 PM, in Applications
2 questions: what's a bridge chip? why... 326 Views / 4 Replies  
2 questions:

what's a bridge chip?

why is IDE limited to 7200 rpm?

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Vsx1
vsx1@mac.com
vsx1@netscape.net
Posted by Vsx1, on May 10, 2001 at 12:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
10k and 15k rpm FW internal HD? 326 Views / 4 Replies  
has anyone been able to find high perf FW HD's? I see that SCSI now supports 15k rpm drives but i can't find anything faster than 7200 rpm in the FW world!!! any suggestions? is there a hardware...
Posted by Vsx1, on May 7, 2001 at 09:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
my iMac 350, OS 9.1, 128 MB RAM, VM off, SETI... 1,385 Views / 6 Replies  
my iMac 350, OS 9.1, 128 MB RAM, VM off, SETI 3.03, graphics off @ 1 min. it takes about 20 hours for SETI to complete 1 work unit. i got similar results on G3 powermacs w/ same specs.
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Posted by Vsx1, on Apr 22, 2001 at 02:47 PM, in Team MacNN
I've had pretty good luck using Lycos' free ISP... 434 Views / 20 Replies  
I've had pretty good luck using Lycos' free ISP service. Avergage DL speeds are about 5kB/sec, spikes to 12kB/sec. My email is set up thru Netscape Messenger to my Mac.com account. I'm having trouble...
Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 22, 2000 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
My slot loading iMac has 128 MB RAM, VM off and... 359 Views / 9 Replies  
My slot loading iMac has 128 MB RAM, VM off and kill monitor after 1 min running SETI. My iMac will run v3.0 in about 10-15 hours dependinf on the data received.

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Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 21, 2000 at 07:05 PM, in Team MacNN
Mac OS X and more than 1.5 GB RAM? 214 Views / 3 Replies  
We all know that OS 9 Finder won't use more than 1.5 GB RAM (up to 1 GB for single app). With the installation of OS X, I was wondering if anyone has successfully installed and utilizied more than...
Posted by Vsx1, on Nov 11, 2000 at 04:06 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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