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Oh yeah that screen flashed up there for a brief... 320 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh yeah that screen flashed up there for a brief nanosecond - probably so the audience wouldn't gasp. I saw that and i was like wait -what -phew (i have a 2011 iMac)
Posted by benj, on Jun 13, 2016 at 04:51 PM, in Mac News
Maybe some CSS tools ? 1,698 Views / 50 Replies  
I,too, think the the flow is difficult as well. Just seems like everything is too large, and I wish the sidebars were switched - the left side one creates an unnatural
user habit having a smaller...
Posted by benj, on Feb 10, 2016 at 08:54 AM, in Feedback
I've been using a sony bluetooth to 3.5 adapter... 1,160 Views / 16 Replies  
I've been using a sony bluetooth to 3.5 adapter for a while now (attached to a cassette adapter in my 1997 Saab!) and i'll wear it on person with my senn earplugs when i go for a walk - I just...
Posted by benj, on Dec 5, 2015 at 10:54 AM, in Mac News
I got booted form an Apple store once for taking... 237 Views / 2 Replies  
I got booted form an Apple store once for taking a photo inside it.
Posted by benj, on Sep 15, 2015 at 01:49 PM, in Mac News
Yes, I had an HP Graphics workstation with... 1,153 Views / 13 Replies  
Yes, I had an HP Graphics workstation with plotter and pen input tablet in the 90's so I've secretly wanted macbook, cinteq, bigger wacoms ( I bet i have 1 or 2 serial wacom tablets in the...
Posted by benj, on Sep 10, 2015 at 11:19 AM, in Mac News
The worst product Apple had, from my POV as a sys... 1,682 Views / 42 Replies  
The worst product Apple had, from my POV as a sys admin all thru the 90's was the Powermac 4400 biz computer with DOS card. (Eat me Gil Amelio! ) Slow, loaded with 3rd party dreck, the nightmare of...
Posted by benj, on Aug 30, 2015 at 07:06 AM, in Mac News
Beats! 1,682 Views / 42 Replies  
Beats!
Posted by benj, on Aug 30, 2015 at 06:58 AM, in Mac News
The Portable wasn't that bad - of the portables... 1,682 Views / 42 Replies  
The Portable wasn't that bad - of the portables that were not a Mac Plus in a briefcase, none of them had GUI like Apple's - they were all DOS beasts, or worse, DOS Beasts with Visicalc chips on them...
Posted by benj, on Aug 30, 2015 at 06:37 AM, in Mac News
The Portable wasn't that bad - of the portables... 1,682 Views / 42 Replies  
The Portable wasn't that bad - of the portables that were not a Mac Plus in a briefcase, none of them had GUI like Apple's - they were all DOS beasts, or worse, DOS Beasts with Visalc chips on them...
Posted by benj, on Aug 30, 2015 at 06:35 AM, in Mac News
Yeah, I'm having trouble with MATCH and it's... 1,449 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, I'm having trouble with MATCH and it's ability (or inability ) to match some songs properly- I keep finding "unplayable" Mp3's which have filename corruption - look for those albums that are...
Posted by benj, on Aug 14, 2015 at 09:15 AM, in Mac News
Boy the political discussion here really... 1,551 Views / 23 Replies  
Boy the political discussion here really detracts from the content- isn't there a moderator? WTF?
Posted by benj, on Jun 17, 2015 at 07:18 AM, in Tech News
Since I'm not an editor here- but an occasional... 839 Views / 5 Replies  
Since I'm not an editor here- but an occasional commenter- i'd like to add my 2 bytes here: The start of the Keynote with Tim pacing back and forth and then not spending 15 minutes of our time with...
Posted by benj, on Jun 9, 2015 at 08:20 AM, in Tech News
I'm on a 2008 4 g iMac using yosemite - and i... 305 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm on a 2008 4 g iMac using yosemite - and i can't wait to upgrade - i was going go to a new mini but they aren't quad core now...so it will be an iMac with a dock for my FW peripherals. I do...
Posted by benj, on Apr 29, 2015 at 12:55 PM, in Mac News
I know users who specify laptops with tons of... 1,731 Views / 19 Replies  
I know users who specify laptops with tons of ports and builtins (dvd) who would get by fine with the Macbook. My only gripe is that some folks need ethernet and that does make for some ugly...
Posted by benj, on Mar 18, 2015 at 09:47 AM, in Tech News
I've always tended to read some smaller sites -... 288 Views / 4 Replies  
I've always tended to read some smaller sites - focus specific - in order to glean stuff that's outside of a press release rehash or to enjoy a fan's rumor appreciation or a troubleshooter's (like...
Posted by benj, on Feb 2, 2015 at 11:40 AM, in Tech News
I have to say- Mac Recorder - for its time- was... 263 Views / 2 Replies  
I have to say- Mac Recorder - for its time- was NOT expensive- and I did digital recordings on an upgraded
macplus for a long time - and before mp3! Audio HiJack isn't meant ONLY for podcast...
Posted by benj, on Feb 1, 2014 at 08:00 AM, in Mac News
I want to simply add that a Nuke and rePave fixed... 1,286 Views / 14 Replies  
I want to simply add that a Nuke and rePave fixed a lot of issues for my aging iMac. Note to OS2guy, I work on a lot of systems (most not my config) so command/Tab and spotlight are my friends..so...
Posted by benj, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:59 AM, in Mac News
All trolling aside, There ARE issues that i hope... 1,286 Views / 14 Replies  
All trolling aside, There ARE issues that i hope apple will fix. I just Nuked and rePaved my iMac (I know- early 2008 is the bottom of the barrel)- i just came from an audio conference where many of...
Posted by benj, on Nov 16, 2013 at 09:46 AM, in Mac News
Not throwing $$ at it. 2,148 Views / 23 Replies  
Certainly throwing money for an ssd for 2009 mac will help - but if there is enough disk space available, and the
10.8 slowdown is annoying (I'm actually more annoyed at how safari gobbles ram and...
Posted by benj, on Aug 31, 2013 at 09:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
I paid 3,500$ for a mac IICI (and by the way -it... 1,231 Views / 10 Replies  
I paid 3,500$ for a mac IICI (and by the way -it stil boots!) the Mac Pro (mini) at the time.
This was Before the extra ram I added (400$ to max it at 32 ) - Apple had to patch OS 7 for it
becuase...
Posted by benj, on Aug 30, 2013 at 08:40 AM, in Mac News
I would just like to open my textedit docs. Why... 1,191 Views / 8 Replies  
I would just like to open my textedit docs. Why is iCloud so funky? photostream hardly instills confidence, Match likes to burp on artists, everything is proprietary rather than accessible anywhere....
Posted by benj, on Jul 3, 2013 at 08:09 PM, in Tech News
Theory vs practice 2,269 Views / 24 Replies  
The biggest boost you can do to any mac is max out the ram and boot SSD. The Retina is quite beautiful - and that counts for something - but the NR Macbook with a SSD would probably be technically...
Posted by benj, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mouse balls 1,514 Views / 41 Replies  
I usually take a clean sheet of paper turn the mouse upside down and roll it around and around and around for a minute to
clean the mouse ball...works for me....now i'd love to know why my wired...
Posted by benj, on May 7, 2009 at 07:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, netflix could be had for about 5 or 6... 512 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, netflix could be had for about 5 or 6 billion...Maybe MS would sell their Biz Unit..
(i kid) But Apple dealing with the Industry groups face to face is an awful thing. SO maybe they should...
Posted by benj, on Jan 30, 2008 at 07:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Should Buy .... thread of threads 512 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey Folks,
Over the years the threat of someone buying Apple or Apple being absorbed
or Apple buying someone has been a wonderfully humorous and humor-less
topic bandied about by fans, critics...
Posted by benj, on Jan 29, 2008 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Macnn Flash Crash Safari 2,613 Views / 11 Replies  
I know safari got updated to fix issues (among others) with Flash crashing it.
This worked well until I come to Macnn and crash with
Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV)
Exception Codes:...
Posted by benj, on Dec 28, 2007 at 10:52 AM, in Applications
I posted on my blog (owlgarden.net/wp) about the... 1,251 Views / 15 Replies  
I posted on my blog (owlgarden.net/wp) about the problems I had with my Nokia Phone and cingular.I tried to find someone who knew something about the Nokia or the CORRECT Cingular MEdianet...
Posted by benj, on Aug 19, 2007 at 08:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FS: 20 gig Toshiba HDD (MK2006GAL) in USB2 case 331 Views / 0 Replies  
http://home.comcast.net/~lowengard/pics/tosh.jpg

FS: 20 gig Toshiba HDD (MK2006GAL) in USB2 case

Very small- works Mac or PC usb 2.0 , win98 cd, and case, but also works in USB 1.1....
Posted by benj, on Feb 13, 2006 at 11:00 AM, in Marketplace
FS/FT 3 1st gen (dead) ipods 313 Views / 1 Replies  
http://home.comcast.net/~lowengard/pics/tripod.jpg


For sale- For trade

3 1st gen dead ipods. Batteries Marginal -HDD dead (you might be able to revive one
of them) physical scroll wheel,...
Posted by benj, on Feb 13, 2006 at 10:49 AM, in Marketplace
Apple Support Discussions Update Nov 11-13 498 Views / 10 Replies  
From Apple FYI...
Topic: Changes are coming...
Original Message ( Posted Nov 10, 05 12:09 pm ) New!

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Posted by benj, on Nov 11, 2005 at 07:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FS: 2 Dead Ipods 1st and 2nd gen 265 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi folks,

Two of my customers have dumped these on me a while ago, despite
my policy of not taking broken stuff anymore.

I have 2 dead ipods for sale. $ 200?

1) First generation 5 gig...
Posted by benj, on Jun 30, 2005 at 08:51 AM, in Marketplace
Re: FS: Raw Newton 26 pin interconnects, 20$ shipped 400 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry folks these went very quickly...I've tried to sell them before, but i guess
Macnn marketplace is where to find propellerheads like me.
thanks,
b
Posted by benj, on Jan 27, 2005 at 06:34 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Raw Newton 26 pin interconnects, 20$ shipped 400 Views / 3 Replies  
I have 6 26 pin interconnects i bought a long time ago that I'd like to sell,
these are useful to 2000 and Emate owners wishing to extend the i/o of
your precious Newton. Yes, I did make 1 audio...
Posted by benj, on Jan 27, 2005 at 08:29 AM, in Marketplace
FA: Vintagy Mac and etc Stuff..NR 309 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi Folks,

I have some stufff for auction on ebay at this link. All No reserve.

http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewSellersOtherItems&userid=appleguitar&completed=0&sort=3&since=-1
...
Posted by benj, on Apr 17, 2004 at 11:17 PM, in Marketplace
To continue, It seems that it will be while... 386 Views / 13 Replies  
To continue,
It seems that it will be while for OSX to catch up to
functionality of OS9, esp in the the areas of multimedia
support. It would be nice if OSX had "extra" features
outside of the...
Posted by benj, on Mar 11, 2001 at 01:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Audio In OSX-Tinny? 386 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm using OSX on a Ruby ImacDV+ and I wonder if anyone else
notices differences in audio performance. The quality
I'm getting is noticeably "tinny" as if the eq is notched up
in the upper...
Posted by benj, on Mar 11, 2001 at 09:32 AM, in Mac OS X
I think there is a lot of gun jumping here. ... 1,118 Views / 53 Replies  
I think there is a lot of gun jumping here.
There are two sides of GUI interation:
visual and function. THe cool thing that I
understand about OSX is that both of these sides are addressed. This...
Posted by benj, on Jan 31, 2000 at 03:06 PM, in Mac OS X
8.6 on new G4's 508 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,
This is in regard to G4/agp boards
and OS 8.6. I am a sys admin at
a Biotech company. We qualify OS 8.6
as our "top level" software for
G3 and G4 machines. I have a new G4/450/AGP
which...
Posted by benj, on Dec 21, 1999 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
You might want to look at this URL for a candid... 504 Views / 6 Replies  
You might want to look at this URL
for a candid view on macs as a print server.
I found it helpful.
http://www.macink.com/fontserver.html

benj
Posted by benj, on Mar 22, 1999 at 01:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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