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Energy Saver still doesn't work after 10 years 684 Views / 3 Replies  
So, not since the days of Mac OS 9 have I set a sleep period in the Energy Saver prefs pane and actually had it work, is Apple ever going to fix this do you think? Basically, I set a time for the Mac...
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 10, 2011 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I guess I'll just have to try one and see. The... 2,613 Views / 7 Replies  
I guess I'll just have to try one and see. The shape looks rather strange for a mouse too. We'll see…
Posted by WOPR, on Oct 20, 2009 at 03:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Magic Mouse - weight? 2,613 Views / 7 Replies  
The wireless Apple mice have always been too heavy for me because of the twin AAs inside. The new Magic Mouse also uses AAs, but overall is it heavier or lighter than the old one? Anyone know?
Posted by WOPR, on Oct 20, 2009 at 01:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks guys. Having read new rumours about new... 576 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks guys. Having read new rumours about new MacBook and iMac upgrades being imminent I might just wait a month and see what happens, if anything.
Posted by WOPR, on Sep 17, 2009 at 07:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the tip. The reason I'm keen on the... 576 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the tip. The reason I'm keen on the MacBook is because here in the UK they're £649 refurb from Apple. As much as I love Macs I still baulk at the cost of a new one!
Posted by WOPR, on Sep 16, 2009 at 05:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Would I regret changing from an iMac to a MacBook? 576 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm toying with the idea of passing my late 2006 2ghz C2D iMac 17" (3gb/250gb) to my son and replacing it with the current model white MacBook. 90% of the time it would be on a desk attached to an...
Posted by WOPR, on Sep 16, 2009 at 05:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like I have to update the Touch for it to... 4,675 Views / 113 Replies  
Looks like I have to update the Touch for it to work. grr.
Posted by WOPR, on Sep 9, 2009 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
First it deleted all the photos from my Touch and... 4,675 Views / 113 Replies  
First it deleted all the photos from my Touch and said there was no room, so I had to delete a movie, then it would sync. Yet I had over 300mb free before iTunes 9 and still had this room free, I...
Posted by WOPR, on Sep 9, 2009 at 05:06 PM, in Applications
Mac OS X 10.5.8 is out 2,269 Views / 36 Replies  
http://support.apple.com/downloads/Mac_OS_X_10_5_8_Update

No idea what new RAW formats are supported though. LX3/D-LUX4 perchance?
Posted by WOPR, on Aug 5, 2009 at 05:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Easiest way to make accurate 3D models to import into Photoshop Extended? 735 Views / 4 Replies  
In our studio we need to some fairly simple 3D visualising, and we have Photoshop CS4 Extended. As the app itself can't make models to your exact dimensions, what would be the easiest to use and...
Posted by WOPR, on Apr 21, 2009 at 09:58 AM, in Applications
Gah! It was the Parental Controls doing it, I... 386 Views / 3 Replies  
Gah! It was the Parental Controls doing it, I added the URL to the 'OK sites list' and it now works perfectly again. Very weird that it's worked OK for so long though, why I've had to sort it out all...
Posted by WOPR, on Apr 19, 2009 at 01:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry I should have said, that is part of what... 386 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry I should have said, that is part of what Cocktail does when it runs on Pilot mode.
Posted by WOPR, on Apr 19, 2009 at 01:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Web site no longer works in one user account... 386 Views / 3 Replies  
OK so my son plays a game on binweevils.com, and all of a sudden the game doesn't load properly. If I log in as me or a guest user on the same Mac, the game works perfectly. I've run Cocktail and...
Posted by WOPR, on Apr 19, 2009 at 12:37 PM, in Mac OS X
:( Oh well. 606 Views / 2 Replies  
:(

Oh well.
Posted by WOPR, on Mar 11, 2009 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
eMac - no sound at startup, but fine after a restart 606 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm pulling my hair out with this one! I have a 1.42ghz eMac with 1gb RAM/80gb HDD. It's running 10.5.6 and is up to date with all updates. I have just fitted a new PRAM battery (reset PMU too) and...
Posted by WOPR, on Mar 10, 2009 at 04:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Did we get a link for that R2 desktop? Thanks. 465,757 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Did we get a link for that R2 desktop? Thanks.
Posted by WOPR, on Mar 1, 2009 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
How have you connected that old ADC display to... 465,757 Views / 1,355 Replies  
How have you connected that old ADC display to the iMac?
Posted by WOPR, on Mar 1, 2009 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well in the time since I posted I've realised the... 504 Views / 3 Replies  
Well in the time since I posted I've realised the G3 just doesn't cut it any more sadly. So I've replaced it with a nice 1.42ghz eMac :)
Posted by WOPR, on Feb 27, 2009 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aha! I reckon this is what I need?? ... 330 Views / 7 Replies  
Aha! I reckon this is what I need??
...
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 11, 2009 at 01:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks seanc. If anyone can help me I'd... 330 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks seanc. If anyone can help me I'd appreciate it, I'm in the UK. It's not crucial I expand the memory but if I can do it cheaply it would be a nice little boost for my son's first Mac.
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 11, 2009 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does my old PowerBook G3 actually need a PRAM battery? 504 Views / 3 Replies  
It's dead, but the PB seems to start up OK without it; it remembers what wireless network to connect to on startup and then sets the time from the internet, so do I really need to replace the battery...
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 11, 2009 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for your help. Shame I can't find any :( 330 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for your help. Shame I can't find any :(
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 11, 2009 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Confused about what RAM I need for my PowerBook G3 330 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm currently resurrecting an old 333mhz Bronze keyboard PB G3, and as well as replacing the hard drive with a compact flash card, I want to upgrade the RAM from it's current total of 192mb (64mb and...
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 11, 2009 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just remembered JPEGView which is perfect apart... 363 Views / 4 Replies  
Just remembered JPEGView which is perfect apart from drawing each picture twice for some odd reason, it displays, screen clears then it displays it again. Shame as it auto-runs from boot right into a...
Posted by WOPR, on Dec 22, 2008 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
Buy a MacBook/Pro, install Vista on it and leave... 4,083 Views / 28 Replies  
Buy a MacBook/Pro, install Vista on it and leave the PC at home - simple!
Posted by WOPR, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM, in Applications
I need a self-running slideshow app for OS 9 - help! 363 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm planning to convert a spare PowerBook G3 into a digital frame, and whilst I've successfully replaced the hard drive with a compact flash card and installed OS 9.2.2., I'm struggling to find a...
Posted by WOPR, on Dec 22, 2008 at 10:04 AM, in Applications
Just me then! 289 Views / 1 Replies  
Just me then!
Posted by WOPR, on Apr 2, 2008 at 05:36 AM, in Applications
Why does Safari cling on to error screens? 289 Views / 1 Replies  
At work our ADSL connection is very poor and often drops and comes back. When it drops we get an error page from our ISP, which is all well and good, but once you've tried to visit a site and get the...
Posted by WOPR, on Apr 1, 2008 at 05:26 AM, in Applications
Excellent, thanks :) 748 Views / 3 Replies  
Excellent, thanks :)
Posted by WOPR, on Feb 9, 2008 at 06:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually from the wiki page a SATA II seems to be... 748 Views / 3 Replies  
Actually from the wiki page a SATA II seems to be backward compatible, is this correct?
Posted by WOPR, on Feb 8, 2008 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do SATA II drives work in a stock PM G5? 748 Views / 3 Replies  
A friend wants me to upgrade the RAM and add an extra drive to her stock single 1.8ghz PM G5. When looking for disks online they all seem to be SATA II - do these work with the G5 or do I need a...
Posted by WOPR, on Feb 8, 2008 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bento: Can I move my database file around easily? 339 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm just trying the demo of Bento and it seems to do what I want it to, i.e. I'm freelance and want to log hours worked on certain jobs, then collate a total at the end of the month to prepare an...
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 21, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in Applications
Here's hoping for sanity in 10.5.2 ! 1,713 Views / 10 Replies  
Here's hoping for sanity in 10.5.2 !
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 18, 2008 at 04:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry but you still don't understand. I know I... 1,713 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry but you still don't understand. I know I can search by size, I want to sort the list of results by size. There is no way of doing this in Leopard due to Apple's idiocy.
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 17, 2008 at 05:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I do mean in the Finder, I mean the window of... 1,713 Views / 10 Replies  
I do mean in the Finder, I mean the window of results that is displayed *after* doing a search, which doesn't have an option for size sorting like a normal Finder window has.
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 17, 2008 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
@ DarkStarRed: I think you misunderstand me, it's... 1,713 Views / 10 Replies  
@ DarkStarRed: I think you misunderstand me, it's the results I want to be able to sort by size order, like you can in a standard Finder window. I've looked on the Apple support site and it seems I'm...
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 17, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Using Find in the Finder, how can I list results by size? 1,713 Views / 10 Replies  
I open a Finder window, type a name in the find box and a list of files appears, including some duplicates. My only list/sort option is Contents or Name, how can I sort that list by size for example,...
Posted by WOPR, on Jan 17, 2008 at 10:32 AM, in Mac OS X
*bump* Is it really just me having this... 439 Views / 2 Replies  
*bump*

Is it really just me having this issue? With 3 different Macs?
Posted by WOPR, on Dec 17, 2007 at 05:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Mine does that too, it's annoying. 402 Views / 2 Replies  
Mine does that too, it's annoying.
Posted by WOPR, on Dec 17, 2007 at 05:31 AM, in Mac OS X
RSS Reader that syncs online like NetNewsWire Lite does? 309 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm just wondering if there's another RSS reader that will keep track of what feeds I've read from one machine to another. It's nice that when I get home my Mac knows which feeds I'd read at work....
Posted by WOPR, on Dec 4, 2007 at 04:08 AM, in Applications
Am I really the only person experiencing this? It... 439 Views / 2 Replies  
Am I really the only person experiencing this? It happens on all my Macs running 10.5.1.
Posted by WOPR, on Dec 3, 2007 at 04:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Sidebar bug 4,400 Views / 100 Replies  
The sidebar bug is still there. If I unmount my external drive instead of it's name disappearing, it is replaced by the name of my internal drive, which is then listed twice.
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 16, 2007 at 05:46 AM, in Mac OS X
All working fine on my iBook. 4,400 Views / 100 Replies  
All working fine on my iBook.
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 15, 2007 at 05:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Good news, sounds like 10.5.1 should be out soon... 877 Views / 3 Replies  
Good news, sounds like 10.5.1 should be out soon too.
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 15, 2007 at 11:53 AM, in Applications
iCal doesn't send email alerts any more - huh? 877 Views / 3 Replies  
Since I upgraded to Leopard, the event alarms I have set up in iCal no longer send emails as they are set up to do. This has happened on all 3 of my Macs. Any ideas on this? I've added a new test...
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 13, 2007 at 09:45 AM, in Applications
How can I found out what's stopping my Mac from sleeping? 6,111 Views / 7 Replies  
This intermittent problem has bugged me for years - every version of OS X (and several Macs) has done it for me in that quite often my Mac doesn't go to sleep when it is supposed to. It's set to...
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 9, 2007 at 03:10 AM, in Mac OS X
I just made a standard disk image using Toast 8,... 90,330 Views / 56 Replies  
I just made a standard disk image using Toast 8, then burnt that image to a DL disk using Toast again and it worked first time. I can't work out why some people are having to much trouble backing up...
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 8, 2007 at 04:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Wrong hard drive names appearing when I ummount a drive 439 Views / 2 Replies  
Right, this happens on my iMac and my dual G5. In a Finder window it will show my main hard drive and the external drive in the sidebar in the list under 'Devices'. But when I unmount the external...
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 8, 2007 at 02:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Fixed it! Turned out the style sheet I was using... 1,055 Views / 6 Replies  
Fixed it! Turned out the style sheet I was using in Safari to block ads was causing it, when I turned that off, Web Clip started working again.
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 3, 2007 at 04:45 AM, in Applications
Annnnnnnnnnd now on my iMac same thing, Web Clip... 1,055 Views / 6 Replies  
Annnnnnnnnnd now on my iMac same thing, Web Clip doesn't work. This is ridiculous.
Posted by WOPR, on Nov 3, 2007 at 04:42 AM, in Applications
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