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No doubt, but you will recall the myriad issues... 6,027 Views / 156 Replies  
No doubt, but you will recall the myriad issues that crop up every year tend to delay products shipments but rarely their announcement. I could be wrong, but as far as everyone knows from what is...
Posted by zl9600, on Feb 2, 2011 at 03:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
April-look at the history 6,027 Views / 156 Replies  
Everything, regardless of the Intel Sandy Bridge problem, points to the new line of MBPs being announced very soon. History of their rollouts shows how long Apple typically has between refreshes, and...
Posted by zl9600, on Feb 1, 2011 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same issue on my 2008 MBP 17" 596 Views / 17 Replies  
It's totally annoying, including the forced unplugging of my external display and the plugging back in, which just should not have to be done, ever. Why you can't just control the external display or...
Posted by zl9600, on Nov 19, 2008 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Success 1,745 Views / 19 Replies  
Awesome, that worked. Thanks for re-posting. I'm psyched I can try these out side by side, although I'll admit after I went through the Win vs. Mac list of what's missing, the lack of analysis tools...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:24 PM, in Applications
This doesn't link to anything but an empty cart.... 1,745 Views / 19 Replies  
This doesn't link to anything but an empty cart. The one link I found for a demo goes nowhere also. The forum for QB mac on the QB website has a lot of defensive people there saying that they are so...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 11, 2008 at 01:21 AM, in Applications
hold on 1,745 Views / 19 Replies  
I'd not be so quick to run to MYOB, their bill pay is EXPENSIVE and looks cumbersome. QB 2009 DOES seem to offer payroll service. Both (windows or mac) cost extra. But that's the same on Studiometry,...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 11, 2008 at 01:19 AM, in Applications
PB zapped screen: Before I buy a new LCD display... 233 Views / 0 Replies  
Here's how it happened:

I attempted to plug into my old Ti Book the old hard drive from a different laptop (had just put it into a new external HD case) using a FW cable.

It immediately shut...
Posted by zl9600, on Feb 13, 2007 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you skip past the argument about the core... 6,161 Views / 76 Replies  
If you skip past the argument about the core differences (pun intended), I think it's at least worth returning and waiting to see what comes out in terms of improvements elsewhere, especially...
Posted by zl9600, on Dec 30, 2006 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not familiar with Apple's policy. It seems... 11,627 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm not familiar with Apple's policy. It seems like you'll be okay, though, based on the expert advice above.

But, should you not be, and be told to go fly a kite, call Visa, Mastercard or...
Posted by zl9600, on Dec 27, 2006 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i have nearly the same thing, however i set up a... 530 Views / 4 Replies  
i have nearly the same thing, however i set up a playlist containing songs i wanted to have on my nano for the stuff i use it for, skiing and working out (i don't want to get 'carmen' in the middle...
Posted by zl9600, on Feb 28, 2006 at 03:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Any way to get Shuffle's "Autofill" feature on other iPods? 530 Views / 4 Replies  
I have been trying to figure out the best way to get the "Autofill" feature from the Shuffle software to work for a Nano. I have created a smart playlist and all, but that falls way short as it does...
Posted by zl9600, on Feb 27, 2006 at 02:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have the same problem, and my files for iweb... 455 Views / 4 Replies  
I have the same problem, and my files for iweb have become humongous ugly monsters that is incredibly disappointing to me.

I really love iweb and how it's basically avoiding the crap-ass-nightmare...
Posted by zl9600, on Feb 24, 2006 at 06:42 PM, in Applications
Sticky: those jandd bags are really ugly, sorry, just my... 422,940 Views / 1,150 Replies  
those jandd bags are really ugly, sorry, just my opinion, but not only do they bury their bags so you can't even find them on their site, they don't do a thing for me. i'd stick with axio,...
Posted by zl9600, on Feb 3, 2006 at 01:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
great features, not worth the price for those of... 8,249 Views / 158 Replies  
great features, not worth the price for those of us who both paid for iLife 05 about six months ago and ALSO purchased a new system less than one month ago.

as mentioned in a closed thread (i...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 10, 2006 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
you are right, space monkey. like i said, 'fool... 990 Views / 6 Replies  
you are right, space monkey. like i said, 'fool me once...'

however, software companies' bread and butter and fattest profits are made off of the manic upgraders. IMHO it's not smart to charge...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 10, 2006 at 04:00 PM, in Mac OS X
1. you are right. i clicked on the wrong link... 990 Views / 6 Replies  
1. you are right. i clicked on the wrong link which about 20 pixels above the correct one. my bad and maybe a moderator can fix it.

2. yes, i do think they would. apple is no different than any...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 10, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
iLife 06: Thanks for the upgrade pricing, not 990 Views / 6 Replies  
I was bamboozled by the $80 upgrade from 4 to 5 and found only minor improvements in iPhoto, the ONLY software portion I use out of iLife.
The audacity of Apple to not offer upgrade pricing for...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 10, 2006 at 03:33 PM, in Mac OS X
i think i fixed it. at least it has stopped doing... 5,565 Views / 4 Replies  
i think i fixed it. at least it has stopped doing the constant reset with every click of the wheel. the one step i did not do is to do a complete restore of the software via ipod updater.

that...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 7, 2006 at 01:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
good point. my point was reality: in... 9,065 Views / 51 Replies  
good point.

my point was reality: in production will it weight sub 20 pounds with all the features today's consumer wants AND be price competitive? (hint: carbon fiber isn't consumer grade and...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 7, 2006 at 03:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
and so is the mercedes 18 wheel all wheel drive... 9,065 Views / 51 Replies  
and so is the mercedes 18 wheel all wheel drive zero emission nuclear car. faster than a porsche, safer than a volvo, won't rollover, doesn't pollute and gets 900 miles to the teaspoon.

i'll give...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 7, 2006 at 03:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
leia, what you're (by choice) missing here is... 9,065 Views / 51 Replies  
leia, what you're (by choice) missing here is that dell has a concept that is NOT shipping, that is NOT in production, that is NOT for sale, and you yourself are comparing it to the shipping,...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 7, 2006 at 02:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
thanks volcano. i tried the hard reset (i think... 5,565 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks volcano. i tried the hard reset (i think you meant the center circle and menu?, it doesn't work doing the play and menu key) a few times. but i still get a reset with nearly every button i...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 7, 2006 at 02:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
my nano keeps resetting? 5,565 Views / 4 Replies  
i have a 4g nano, and for a couple of days now, nearly every time i hit buttons on the scroll wheel, it resets itself (screen goes blank, apple logo appears, then i get back to the main screen). i've...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 6, 2006 at 06:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i would look at disk warrior alternatives. i... 623 Views / 9 Replies  
i would look at disk warrior alternatives. i think alsoft makes a fine product but they screw you when you have to upgrade. i'm having to pay them $20 for upgrading from 3.0 to 3.03, a mere dot dot...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 4, 2006 at 02:57 PM, in Applications
you might also find... 482 Views / 3 Replies  
you might also find http://www.quickbooksgroups.com/ helpful for further info. seems there were some mistakes in listing which banks were compatible. i'm still waiting for the day QB Pro or some...
Posted by zl9600, on Jan 4, 2006 at 02:17 PM, in Applications
jeez, and it's right there. apologies for adding... 459 Views / 2 Replies  
jeez, and it's right there. apologies for adding it in. i had searched the overall forums and had no luck. thanks.
Posted by zl9600, on Dec 15, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
restoring ipod music to windows 459 Views / 2 Replies  
i'm trying to do some research for a pc owning /ipod mini owning relative (he's regretting not heeding my advice to get an ibook instead of a dell laptop these days).

he has lost his hard drive,...
Posted by zl9600, on Dec 15, 2005 at 07:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
getting timbuktu pro connection help 342 Views / 0 Replies  
after downloading a demo of timbuktu, i realize the shortcomings of my IT admin capabilities. since the manual keeps saying 'consult with your system admin or your IT administrator', and that person...
Posted by zl9600, on Nov 28, 2005 at 05:36 PM, in Networking
where is the icon for sheepishness? good golly, i... 269 Views / 2 Replies  
where is the icon for sheepishness? good golly, i think i've considered myself *fairly* decent in macs. and here in one sentence i'm proven that i'm not all that! thanks for the pointer to that...
Posted by zl9600, on Nov 23, 2005 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PB and cinema display: ACD turning down PB contrast? 269 Views / 2 Replies  
i have had my ACD 23" for a few weeks now and love it. but i run it from my PB 1.67 17", and the oddest thing: my PB screen keeps dimming--not during sleep or idle time, it just suddenly dims...
Posted by zl9600, on Nov 22, 2005 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i ended up ditching all my fonts and starting... 2,114 Views / 41 Replies  
i ended up ditching all my fonts and starting over with FAP... i seem to be back on track with my dashboard widgets.

however, i am having problems now with indesign Cs2 font activation... one...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 17, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
what exactly does holding shift key at login affect 407 Views / 3 Replies  
tiger 10.4.2 question:

so i've been trying like anything to find out why my dashboard widget fonts are all skewed (i'm a graphics guy and well it is something i really am having a hard time living...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 16, 2005 at 05:12 PM, in Mac OS X
simac and super: do either of you have helvetica... 2,114 Views / 41 Replies  
simac and super: do either of you have helvetica neue (not the dfont), and if so do you have ANY issues with your dashboard widgets displaying improperly? i've traced it to that font, and FAP is the...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 9, 2005 at 02:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
are you using tiger or panther? if you're using... 2,114 Views / 41 Replies  
are you using tiger or panther? if you're using tiger, how are you getting by with the fact that suitcase won't auto activate fonts in most later programs (i believe they finally got it for indesign...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 8, 2005 at 08:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
simac, can you tell us how you use it and how... 2,114 Views / 41 Replies  
simac, can you tell us how you use it and how many fonts you have in it?

i've solved some of my issues with FAP 3.02, but i still don't think it's great. support acknowledges they cannot deal with...
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 7, 2005 at 05:22 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Sticky: no shoulder strap option (although i see the... 422,940 Views / 1,150 Replies  
no shoulder strap option (although i see the sleek/retro-ish design reason here) = no go for me
Posted by zl9600, on Oct 7, 2005 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i did get some better results after downloading... 545 Views / 6 Replies  
i did get some better results after downloading the newest flash (although i'm not convinced that it's not already in safari), resetting it completely. i still get beachballs, but it's not as bad.
...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 27, 2005 at 02:47 AM, in Applications
Sticky: i have had a timbuk2 XL messenger bag for 10... 422,940 Views / 1,150 Replies  
i have had a timbuk2 XL messenger bag for 10 years. when i got a laptop, i used to throw it in there. i bought a timbuk2 sleeve for my PB17, and i throw it in there. however, it's pretty messy, it's...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 25, 2005 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: how about the axio? axio-usa.com the hybrid... 422,940 Views / 1,150 Replies  
how about the axio? axio-usa.com

the hybrid is the one i'm looking at. but i have not heard back from them as to whether it will fit "underneath the seat in front of me...." on a plane. also...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 25, 2005 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i need to correct myself: i have 2 gigs of RAM,... 545 Views / 6 Replies  
i need to correct myself: i have 2 gigs of RAM, not 1. and the slowness really does seem to be due to the flash banner on yahoo. it is different ones that seem to lock up the window and all of safari...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 20, 2005 at 05:27 PM, in Applications
ram is 1 gig on a pb 1.67ghz. firefox has... 545 Views / 6 Replies  
ram is 1 gig on a pb 1.67ghz.

firefox has none of these issues.

how would i check to see if i have the latest flash? this seems like it would be something included in a 2.0.1 safari browser?...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 20, 2005 at 03:15 PM, in Applications
safari and my.yahoo: why so slow? 545 Views / 6 Replies  
i have a fairly well populated yahoo site (my.yahoo), and without fail, it is the slowest beachball inducing site i use on safari 2.0.1 in tiger 10.4.2. and this is after doing a total reformat of my...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 19, 2005 at 12:23 PM, in Applications
after years on outlook express for mac, then... 1,115 Views / 23 Replies  
after years on outlook express for mac, then entourage, i switched to mail this june. i have to say that as a visual person, i really am not a fan of mail, but am sticking with it because of the...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 19, 2005 at 12:21 PM, in Applications
so are the painful earbuds. okay, i guess that's... 31,499 Views / 335 Replies  
so are the painful earbuds. okay, i guess that's subjective. i have loved the sony fontopia on my ipod for two years now, they are black, and i could care less as long as they don't fall out or hurt...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 8, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
um, doesn't the nano offer a 4 gig for that... 31,499 Views / 335 Replies  
um, doesn't the nano offer a 4 gig for that price, gkorsgard? or did apple cut down the features to piss off the british? :)
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 8, 2005 at 05:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
you know, all i want is bluetooth. i am so tired... 31,499 Views / 335 Replies  
you know, all i want is bluetooth. i am so tired of cords. apple earphones are rotten to the core (the ones that come with them now and ostensibly the ones that are attached to that otherwise cool as...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 8, 2005 at 03:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
wonder if i'd be able to daisy-chain the syquest... 551 Views / 10 Replies  
wonder if i'd be able to daisy-chain the syquest drive onto it if i used an ide adapter cable?
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 2, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i don't know anyone running it who has scsi... 551 Views / 10 Replies  
i don't know anyone running it who has scsi connections and i'd be afraid to play with their machines using the scs-bee driver or something similar. i was looking at adaptech's pci/bus card that goes...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 1, 2005 at 06:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
syquest and zip disks, how to get to 'em? 551 Views / 10 Replies  
i have a stack of syquest and zip disks with data that i need on both of these disks. i have the scsi drivers for both of these, but i have only a pbg4. i have an old powermac in the basement...
Posted by zl9600, on Sep 1, 2005 at 06:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i have often had the problem where it SEEMS that... 262 Views / 1 Replies  
i have often had the problem where it SEEMS that FApro is not fast enough telling the app (eg adobe indesign, illustrator) that it has launched the font. it's incredibly annoying.

but i've found...
Posted by zl9600, on Aug 20, 2005 at 08:13 PM, in Applications
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