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I've got floppies going back to 7.1 I think?... 697 Views / 41 Replies  
I've got floppies going back to 7.1 I think? Along with Photoshop 3.0 & Aldus Freehand 2. no idea if any of them still work, though. Haven't put them in a drive in 15 years. Have CD's going back to...
Posted by chris v, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The problem you're going to run into is that your... 166 Views / 3 Replies  
The problem you're going to run into is that your G5 won't boot from the OS your Mini will need & vice-versa. The PPC & Intel versions of OS X are different systems, developed in parallel.

Just...
Posted by chris v, on Sep 24, 2014 at 04:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I have booted my iMac 2011 from a FW 800 external... 166 Views / 3 Replies  
I have booted my iMac 2011 from a FW 800 external disk several times. Seems like I've booted by 2008 MacPro from a FW 400 disk a few times as well.
Posted by chris v, on Sep 24, 2014 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
No Wireless. Less Space Than A Nomad. Lame. 1,546 Views / 32 Replies  
No Wireless. Less Space Than A Nomad. Lame.
Posted by chris v, on Sep 12, 2014 at 09:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They added back the option to show the ~/Lbrary... 354 Views / 14 Replies  
They added back the option to show the ~/Lbrary directory in 10.9. Select your home folder, then choose "Show View Options" from the view menu. There's now a checkbox there for the Library.
Posted by chris v, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Went ahead & updated the MacPro to 10.9.... 2,574 Views / 26 Replies  
Went ahead & updated the MacPro to 10.9. Unchecking the "Displays have separate spaces" button worked! Thanks again.
Posted by chris v, on Aug 16, 2014 at 02:13 PM, in Mac OS X
How did I miss that? Will try it Monday when I'm... 2,574 Views / 26 Replies  
How did I miss that? Will try it Monday when I'm at work with a 10.9 machine with multiple displays. Not sure why that's not in the "Displays" pref pane, but I'm glad it's there!

Thanks!
Posted by chris v, on Aug 16, 2014 at 12:43 AM, in Mac OS X
I bought a 2008 8-core Mac Pro used for $650.00... 1,191 Views / 12 Replies  
I bought a 2008 8-core Mac Pro used for $650.00 bucks, and it is a damn fast computer. Runs rings around the 2011 iMac I have at work. I spent a little speccing it up -- put an SSD drive in one of...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 24, 2014 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I hope they can de-radomize the dual-screen "no... 2,574 Views / 26 Replies  
I hope they can de-radomize the dual-screen "no primary display." Documents usually open in the window they were in the last time i launched an app or opened them, but it kind of depends. The...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 11, 2014 at 09:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Dementia is a sad thing. I kinda fell sorry... 6,991 Views / 322 Replies  
Dementia is a sad thing.

I kinda fell sorry for the guy, except he's a billionaire Grade-A @ssh*le. So, I feel more sorry for the people around him that are affected by all this. I'm awful glad...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 10, 2014 at 10:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Would this be it? ... 458 Views / 2 Replies  
Would this be it?

https://www.ifixit.com/MacBook-Parts/MacBook-Air-11-Inch-Late-2010-Battery/IF108-014

Edit: it's out of stock there, but at least they list the Apple Part #: 661-5736

You...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 8, 2014 at 09:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unfortunately, Chameleon SSD Optimizer keeps... 444 Views / 4 Replies  
Unfortunately, Chameleon SSD Optimizer keeps losing its preferences. I'll turn it on one day, then the next, the MBP is hibernating again & when I open Chameleon, it's switched back off. It might...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 5, 2014 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I pretty much live in the Adobe suite at work,... 345 Views / 5 Replies  
I pretty much live in the Adobe suite at work, which I will say pretty much crested at CS6 for me.
Lightroom is indispensable as a hobbyist-photographer with 23,000 images
Logic Pro X is for my...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:22 AM, in Applications
You can stil buy Aperture 5 without the... 691 Views / 9 Replies  
You can stil buy Aperture 5 without the subscription. It's buried because Adobe would rather you subscribe for 10 bucks a month, but it's there. It's 149.00 American for the full version.

At the...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 1, 2014 at 08:26 PM, in Applications
Between the sleep image & time machine local... 444 Views / 4 Replies  
Between the sleep image & time machine local snapshots, I just regained almost 15 gigabytes of HD space.
Posted by chris v, on Jun 28, 2014 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very handy utility. Now I need an SSD to go with... 444 Views / 4 Replies  
Very handy utility. Now I need an SSD to go with it! Thanks!
Posted by chris v, on Jun 28, 2014 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How to disable hibernation? 444 Views / 4 Replies  
My 2012 13" MBP goes into hibernation mode every night, even with the power supply connected & the battery at 100%. Takes it forever to wake up - like 3-5 minutes. I know this is an "advanced...
Posted by chris v, on Jun 28, 2014 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You're gonna love it! I'm still in love with my... 748 Views / 16 Replies  
You're gonna love it! I'm still in love with my 2011 i7 w/ssd iMac at work. The only time I have ever seen a progress bar in photoshop finally happened just last week when we upgraded to a 24...
Posted by chris v, on Aug 3, 2013 at 09:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Neko Case. I've had a mad crush on her for the... 2,384 Views / 67 Replies  
Neko Case. I've had a mad crush on her for the longest time.
Posted by chris v, on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, so long as I'm not the only one that's... 270 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, so long as I'm not the only one that's noticed this -- it's kinda maddening. I mean, Delete & Send are utterly opposite tasks.
Posted by chris v, on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fitt's Law problem 270 Views / 4 Replies  
Look at a standard Mac desktop keyboard, noting where the delete key is.

Now, look at the Phone keyboard in Messages and note where the Send button is.

Apple should know better than this. How...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 11, 2013 at 11:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The only real reason to purge the browser cache... 657 Views / 3 Replies  
The only real reason to purge the browser cache is if you're sure it's re-loading an old cached version of a site instead of the current live site. It's not like it'll fill up a modern hard drive, or...
Posted by chris v, on Jun 29, 2013 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
So glad you're okay. Figured you were a safe... 2,357 Views / 97 Replies  
So glad you're okay. Figured you were a safe distance, but worried anyway.

Go watch the videos of people running IN to help -- humanity as a whole doesn't suck at all. My hat's off to the ones who...
Posted by chris v, on Apr 16, 2013 at 09:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In order for the menu item to be active, you'd... 521 Views / 10 Replies  
In order for the menu item to be active, you'd have to have a document open for it to act on, and then the question remains are you deleting the open document from the hard drive, active memory or...
Posted by chris v, on Feb 26, 2013 at 09:10 AM, in Mac OS X
I stand corrected! Glad it worked. 1,502 Views / 4 Replies  
I stand corrected! Glad it worked.
Posted by chris v, on Jan 29, 2013 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's probably the pram reset instructions for... 1,502 Views / 4 Replies  
That's probably the pram reset instructions for an Intel iMac --

From Here: ( http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2094?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US )

Reset your computer's PRAM (parameter RAM) by...
Posted by chris v, on Jan 28, 2013 at 09:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Go to the Justice of the Peace, send them all... 925 Views / 43 Replies  
Go to the Justice of the Peace, send them all Instagram photos, then take a vacation. Ugh.
Posted by chris v, on Jan 23, 2013 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's awesome that C3PO is the acronym of an... 445 Views / 8 Replies  
It's awesome that C3PO is the acronym of an actual program.
Posted by chris v, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. Are they hiring? 1,682 Views / 57 Replies  
Wow. Are they hiring?
Posted by chris v, on Jan 12, 2013 at 08:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
"Up Next" is a serious downgrade to iTunes DJ,... 882 Views / 28 Replies  
"Up Next" is a serious downgrade to iTunes DJ, which I use all day at work. I'm sticking with 10 as long as I can just for that, despite the other positive changes, like the mini-player.
Posted by chris v, on Jan 11, 2013 at 03:35 PM, in Applications
Pol/War was the very first thing I thought of... 1,682 Views / 57 Replies  
Pol/War was the very first thing I thought of when I saw that yesterday, but the article is an utter fabrication originally posted (with an obscure note that it was a "story") to a conspiracy theory...
Posted by chris v, on Jan 11, 2013 at 09:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is there a way to turn off the little thread... 1,783 Views / 81 Replies  
Is there a way to turn off the little thread synopsis mouseover thingies? They bug me, for some reason.
Posted by chris v, on Jan 7, 2013 at 09:18 AM, in Feedback
There's no place like home. Well done! 1,783 Views / 81 Replies  
There's no place like home. Well done!
Posted by chris v, on Jan 7, 2013 at 09:13 AM, in Feedback
I'll come around a bit more once it's done,... 2,105 Views / 113 Replies  
I'll come around a bit more once it's done, probably. The initial iPad/iPhone non-deployment and the dismay of all the mods at the recent platform change induced me to refrain from participating, but...
Posted by chris v, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:26 AM, in Feedback
No pressure. 2,105 Views / 113 Replies  
No pressure.
Posted by chris v, on Jan 4, 2013 at 10:51 AM, in Feedback
Good luck, we're all counting on you. 2,105 Views / 113 Replies  
Good luck, we're all counting on you.
Posted by chris v, on Jan 3, 2013 at 04:09 AM, in Feedback
When you access the "Community Home" link,... 752 Views / 35 Replies  
When you access the "Community Home" link, there's a list of active recent threads there, which is all well and good, but...

you might consider not showing Pol/War threads there, buy default -- it...
Posted by chris v, on Aug 3, 2012 at 06:42 AM, in Feedback
There's some really nice laser etching going on... 639 Views / 13 Replies  
There's some really nice laser etching going on with the MBP's -- I don't see anybody having attempted it on an iMac, yet. I wonder if they're just to big to fit into the etching equipment?
Posted by chris v, on Jul 10, 2012 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Everything takes 2 clicks on my iPad. I gues... 251 Views / 10 Replies  
Everything takes 2 clicks on my iPad. I gues it's because of some sort of mouse over state? Each link I have to tap, (followed by some sort of pop-up,) then tap again to actually get to the linked...
Posted by chris v, on Jul 7, 2012 at 05:31 PM, in Feedback
Turn off Time Machine temporarily and see if your... 455 Views / 3 Replies  
Turn off Time Machine temporarily and see if your space comes back. There's an issue with the Finder not seeing some large TM cache files, that will go away with it off. Also, reboot, as you may have...
Posted by chris v, on Jun 27, 2012 at 07:51 AM, in Mac OS X
The 2011 iMac is still an awesome machine. I use... 612 Views / 11 Replies  
The 2011 iMac is still an awesome machine. I use one at work every day, and I love it. My advice:

Definitely get the solid state drive, and use it as the boot drive. If you can afford to, or need...
Posted by chris v, on Jun 17, 2012 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Who needs it? 518 Views / 9 Replies  
Who needs it?
Posted by chris v, on Mar 24, 2012 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I couldn't run the 10.6.3 installer,... 1,698 Views / 28 Replies  
Yeah, I couldn't run the 10.6.3 installer, either. I had to run that on an older MacBook to an external drive, boot the macbook from it and update to 10.6.8. The iMac booted off that external after...
Posted by chris v, on Mar 24, 2012 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Copland was Apple's Longhorn. That much is true. 1,164 Views / 27 Replies  
Copland was Apple's Longhorn. That much is true.
Posted by chris v, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:54 PM, in Mac OS X
He doesn't even get the name right - he refers to... 1,164 Views / 27 Replies  
He doesn't even get the name right - he refers to it as "Rosetta Stone."

1000 monkeys, with 1000 blogs, typing forever...
Posted by chris v, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:53 PM, in Mac OS X
That article contains all sorts of incorrect... 2,373 Views / 40 Replies  
That article contains all sorts of incorrect information, starting with labeling the latest release as OS X 7.2.3. WTF? Also, Spaces. Move your mouse to the top right on mission control. A big +...
Posted by chris v, on Mar 22, 2012 at 04:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I'll take two! 540 Views / 4 Replies  
I'll take two!
Posted by chris v, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As a datapoint, I installed the retail 10.6.3... 1,698 Views / 28 Replies  
As a datapoint, I installed the retail 10.6.3 onto an external drive from my 2007 MacBook, updated it to 10.6.8 and it boots my mid-2011 iMac with a 2.7 quad-core i7 in it just fine.
Posted by chris v, on Mar 5, 2012 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's probably the power supply. Fans & disks... 830 Views / 6 Replies  
That's probably the power supply. Fans & disks would spin up if it was the motherboard, I think.
Posted by chris v, on Feb 29, 2012 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
They're all damn fast. I like Other World... 4,626 Views / 16 Replies  
They're all damn fast. I like Other World Computing (http://www.macsales.com/) mainly because they have fantastic customer service. Thier house-brand of SSDs seem rated pretty fast, though I don't...
Posted by chris v, on Feb 28, 2012 at 03:30 PM, in Mac OS X
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