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yup that's them. i was going to try out files... 443 Views / 5 Replies  
yup that's them. i was going to try out files united until i had to think about paying for it. too bad they don't have a free version to try out.
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 2, 2015 at 03:12 PM, in Mac News
interesting. i use younity which not only gives... 443 Views / 5 Replies  
interesting. i use younity which not only gives you access to cloud services but also files stored on my laptops and desktop. i wonder how this compares?
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 1, 2015 at 04:15 PM, in Mac News
Condoleeza Rice on the board seems shockingly... 1,096 Views / 9 Replies  
Condoleeza Rice on the board seems shockingly stupid. I used to use Spider Oak years ago. I recall it was generally ok/good. I've been using younity (http://getyounity.com) the last year or two...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jul 21, 2014 at 04:56 PM, in Tech News
I quit using iCloud and started using younity... 1,521 Views / 13 Replies  
I quit using iCloud and started using younity (http://getyounity.com). It is only OS X and Windows to iOS at the moment, but it is getting new features fast.
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 26, 2013 at 01:29 PM, in macOS
I worry about adequate ventilation between them. ... 641 Views / 5 Replies  
I worry about adequate ventilation between them. Everything Mac related seems to be slightly less hot than the sun. I haven't used a Mac Mini before, but every other Mac I have is always burning...
Posted by ph0ust, on Dec 6, 2011 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the suggestion. I guess I was hoping... 641 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestion. I guess I was hoping for something that was much smaller and sort of purpose built for use with the Mac Mini.
Posted by ph0ust, on Dec 6, 2011 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Options for stacking several Mac Minis on top of one another? 641 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi. I have 3 Mac Minis that I need to stack on a desk to save space. These are dev/test machines that are always running, attached to a KVM...

Are there any good options for stacking them. ...
Posted by ph0ust, on Dec 6, 2011 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. 3,419 Views / 114 Replies  
Thanks.
Posted by ph0ust, on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi. In regards to the spec bump, I was curious if... 3,419 Views / 114 Replies  
Hi. In regards to the spec bump, I was curious if the new MBP was able to take advantage of higher spec RAM in any meaningful way. I know the advertised spec, but I'm looking on Amazon and can get...
Posted by ph0ust, on Nov 17, 2011 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is there a way to confirm the model of Samsung... 1,000 Views / 6 Replies  
Is there a way to confirm the model of Samsung RAM used in current iMac lineup? I haven't found that anywhere online.
Posted by ph0ust, on Jul 27, 2011 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
'11 iMac memory upgrade - does vendor matter? 1,000 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm going to order a new, loaded iMac but would rather buy 16GB of RAM outside of Apple's crazy prices. In the past, I never thought the memory manufacturer mattered and I'm wondering if that is...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jul 27, 2011 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nope, there is nothing in that list other than... 748 Views / 3 Replies  
Nope, there is nothing in that list other than some applications.
Posted by ph0ust, on Jul 21, 2011 at 01:40 PM, in macOS
How to clear an old network connection? 748 Views / 3 Replies  
hi. i have a stored network connection to a computer i no longer have and can't seem to get rid of it. i've tried all manner of ways to delete it, such as clearing stored network servers, diagnostic...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jul 19, 2011 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
Macbook 2GHz Core Duo. Yea, it's old, but it... 1,126 Views / 12 Replies  
Macbook 2GHz Core Duo. Yea, it's old, but it could still server a meaningful purpose ;-)
Posted by ph0ust, on Feb 8, 2011 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ClockNova, did you ever figure out what the issue... 1,126 Views / 12 Replies  
ClockNova, did you ever figure out what the issue is/was? Did you try to fix it yourself?

My older macbook is doing this and I am wondering what to try out for a fix. I was hoping to use it as a...
Posted by ph0ust, on Feb 8, 2011 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that's such bullsh*t. f-you apple. we buy your... 1,393 Views / 22 Replies  
that's such bullsh*t. f-you apple. we buy your products and you demand we toss them in the trash and buy a whole new one just to get a software upgrade. my apple tv is perfectly fine, all i want...
Posted by ph0ust, on Sep 1, 2010 at 04:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
yea, i seem to remember it happening on my last... 609 Views / 3 Replies  
yea, i seem to remember it happening on my last 13" mbp as well. not sure what made it go away though.

it seriously sucks when it happens. basically forces you to reboot, considering the mouse...
Posted by ph0ust, on Aug 12, 2010 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP trackpad sticking? 609 Views / 3 Replies  
hi. has anyone heard/read anything about the mbp trackpad basically getting stuck as if it were being pressed? i just got a new, mid-2010 13" mbp a few months ago and it has started acting a bit...
Posted by ph0ust, on Aug 12, 2010 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ha. i never tried to talk with anyone at amazon.... 2,142 Views / 3 Replies  
ha. i never tried to talk with anyone at amazon. i'll give that a shot though. thanks.

also, seems like they updated their product page to say it will be in stock on may 7. hopefully, that...
Posted by ph0ust, on May 4, 2010 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP 13" really shipping in 2-5 weeks from Amazon.com? 2,142 Views / 3 Replies  
hi. i am looking at getting a new mbp 13 this week and normally use amazon.com. i noticed, however, that it says it "usually ships in 2-5 weeks"! is that some sort of a mistake? i have an amazon...
Posted by ph0ust, on May 3, 2010 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
this thread is sad. apple dropped the ball on... 1,027 Views / 20 Replies  
this thread is sad. apple dropped the ball on this update. all the other mbps are great, but i don't want a laptop bigger than the 13". that is the only reasonable size that balances screen with...
Posted by ph0ust, on Apr 20, 2010 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
damn. thanks for clearing that up for me. 687 Views / 4 Replies  
damn.

thanks for clearing that up for me.
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 22, 2010 at 06:18 PM, in Applications
so i can create a vm of os x server (10.5 or... 687 Views / 4 Replies  
so i can create a vm of os x server (10.5 or above), but not normal old 10.5 (non-server)?
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 22, 2010 at 05:51 PM, in Applications
Is it possible to create a Mac virtual machine on a Mac? 687 Views / 4 Replies  
hi. is it possible to run a mac vm on a mac (e.g. thus making a single mac operate as if it were two macs)? i can't tell if parallels or vmware let you install another instance of os x on a mac...
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 22, 2010 at 05:38 PM, in Applications
i've restored and i regularly reboot, which helps... 1,245 Views / 20 Replies  
i've restored and i regularly reboot, which helps a bit. i don't go through and delete old text messages. if that slows down the phone, then clearly the phone is designed poorly. no phone requires...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i have 3 pages of apps total. the ones that lag... 1,245 Views / 20 Replies  
i have 3 pages of apps total. the ones that lag the most are those crazy ones called "phone" and "messages". seriously, sometimes i press the icons a few times because the phone just sits there...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 11, 2010 at 03:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i think it looks awesome. my wife is getting one... 1,245 Views / 20 Replies  
i think it looks awesome. my wife is getting one shortly and moving over to t-mobile (i'm envious). the iphone is cool, but between being too locked down and slow as shit (takes 30 seconds for apps...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
moxi has had products out for several years. ... 1,011 Views / 2 Replies  
moxi has had products out for several years.

i want apps. i have a directv dvr. i may or may not stay with directv, as it kind of sucks in my opinion. service is interrupted all the time if...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
anyone use a moxi dvr? 1,011 Views / 2 Replies  
i am thinking of dropping the cable provider's dvr and going with a third party. tivo seems a bit limited, so i was reading about moxi. they seem to be embracing more open standards and apps, but...
Posted by ph0ust, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i've never seen popcorn hour before, but just... 3,306 Views / 14 Replies  
i've never seen popcorn hour before, but just checked it out. it looks pretty damn cool actually. anyone owners here want to provide a review of it to let us know what you think. that would be...
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 25, 2009 at 03:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks for digging this up. i searched for a... 776 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks for digging this up. i searched for a while and found nothing. from the sound of things, this is a pain. i wish iweb would simply allow me to select the photos or drag them over the album...
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 8, 2009 at 06:21 PM, in Applications
seriously? no ideas here? damn. btw, i am... 776 Views / 3 Replies  
seriously? no ideas here? damn.

btw, i am using iweb '07
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 6, 2009 at 05:03 PM, in Applications
nope. 6,917 Views / 9 Replies  
nope.
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 5, 2009 at 05:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thanks, but that has done nothing at all. i've... 6,917 Views / 9 Replies  
thanks, but that has done nothing at all. i've done that several times, unless you mean that regularly throughout the day i should reboot my phone, in which case that is not cool.
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 5, 2009 at 12:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
what do you do when your iphone slows down ridiculously? 6,917 Views / 9 Replies  
hi all. so i've heard a lot of people talk about their iphone's slowing down precipitously, but not a solution to the issue. mine is now damn near unusable and EXTREMELY frustrating. i have the 3g...
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 5, 2009 at 11:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i don't know why it isn't working for you, but... 6,487 Views / 3 Replies  
i don't know why it isn't working for you, but i'd like to say that not enabling your firewall and sharing openly is just plain foolish. neither affect aim's screen sharing, as i have no problem...
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 4, 2009 at 09:45 PM, in Applications
iweb albums when not using aperture/iphoto? 776 Views / 3 Replies  
hi all. i have an iweb site and i am trying to create some photo album pages. unfortunately, iweb seems to really only want you to add albums from either iphoto or aperture (lame). i use lightroom...
Posted by ph0ust, on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:52 PM, in Applications
mac mini as corp server (for small company)? what do you think? 625 Views / 2 Replies  
hi all. i was wondering if anyone has used a mac mini, running os x server, as a corp server. this would be for a small company of 10-20 people. roughly half are developers. the corp server would...
Posted by ph0ust, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
perhaps you are right, but it has been rebooted... 521 Views / 9 Replies  
perhaps you are right, but it has been rebooted several times (usually because my dsl provider forces something or i tweak the vonage adapter and just reset everything).
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 29, 2009 at 08:22 PM, in Networking
thanks. i tried adding the new service, no... 521 Views / 9 Replies  
thanks.

i tried adding the new service, no luck.

aebs works fine with all the other computers, so it isn't the problem.

i'd archive and re-install the os, but does that seem to make any...
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 29, 2009 at 05:31 PM, in Networking
i tried creating a new user; same result (it... 521 Views / 9 Replies  
i tried creating a new user; same result (it self-assigns an ip).

no static ip or mac filtering on the aebs.

yes, i've restarted maybe a million times.
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 29, 2009 at 03:14 PM, in Networking
12" pb g4 networking is toast! what are my options? 521 Views / 9 Replies  
hi all. so it seems that my 12" g4 powerbook has some serious networking issues. first, the airport extreme card wouldn't connect to my network (it actually says it is connected but it is not...
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 29, 2009 at 01:54 PM, in Networking
are you sure you are using the grey install disks... 670 Views / 6 Replies  
are you sure you are using the grey install disks that came with that computer? what you describe is what happens if you used the install disks for another type of mac (e.g. a laptop). the disks...
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 22, 2009 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
right on. thanks. 10,333 Views / 2 Replies  
right on. thanks.
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 19, 2009 at 11:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
how do i charge my iphone on other computers without syncing? 10,333 Views / 2 Replies  
hi all. maybe this is a dumb question, but how do i charge my iphone without syncing? i sync my phone on my imac. when i plug it into my macbook, which obviously has no apps, possibly different...
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 18, 2009 at 03:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
also, i am looking to continuously monitor file... 639 Views / 2 Replies  
also, i am looking to continuously monitor file additions in real-time.
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 17, 2009 at 10:57 PM, in Developer Center
how to access spotlight / os x file index? 639 Views / 2 Replies  
hi all. i was wondering if anyone could direct me to the system call or api that allows an application to access the file system index in os x. i am working on an app that would audit various file...
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 17, 2009 at 10:25 PM, in Developer Center
you can't go wrong with it in my opinion. i just... 1,579 Views / 38 Replies  
you can't go wrong with it in my opinion. i just switched from my blackberry curve a week ago. my thoughts are:

1) best cell phone i have used (i am talking about the phone part). while it...
Posted by ph0ust, on Mar 17, 2009 at 06:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
there is no apple tv 'format'. the apple tv... 746 Views / 3 Replies  
there is no apple tv 'format'. the apple tv generally plays the common formats that a mac will play, except for what might be called more 'raw' or uncompressed formats like iso or ts folders. while...
Posted by ph0ust, on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
do you mean the blackberry storm maybe? that is... 1,849 Views / 14 Replies  
do you mean the blackberry storm maybe? that is their touch screen phone. the bold is a more modern version of their traditional keypad phones.

i like my blackberry, but it is a lot different...
Posted by ph0ust, on Feb 13, 2009 at 04:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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