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Can you go into more detail about iTunes... 756 Views / 14 Replies  
Can you go into more detail about iTunes streaming? I have never used it, as I have only one laptop and am the only user on mine (hence, never needed it).

When you say utilize the device's iTunes...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:47 PM, in Networking
I think we ruled out the expansion thing. They... 756 Views / 14 Replies  
I think we ruled out the expansion thing. They are going to purchase a new macbook with SSD. The issue is that they take a lot of photos and videos on their phones, which when combined with music,...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:39 PM, in Networking
Which solution 756 Views / 14 Replies  
Mike Wuerthele

Do you have a recommended NAS storage device? Also, is there a good way to back up the Network drive?

Thank you.
Posted by NDBounce, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:27 PM, in Networking
Media Storage 756 Views / 14 Replies  
I am trying to assist a cousin with his home set up.

The family has 2 Mac laptops; 1 being used by 4 people in the family (2adults, 1 tween and 1 soon to be tween), and one that is being used...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jan 1, 2016 at 07:57 PM, in Networking
Macbook SMC/PRAM backlight and fan issues 1,569 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Macbook 3,1 (2008, 2GB RAM, Mac OS 10.6.8) with a funny issue.

The original issue was that the computer would boot up, and upon getting to the login screen it would turn off the backlight...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jun 1, 2013 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oops, I see I posted in desktops instead of... 572 Views / 2 Replies  
oops, I see I posted in desktops instead of laptops...sorry. How do I delete this?
Posted by NDBounce, on Jun 1, 2013 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
SMC/PRAM Macbook (2008) 572 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a Macbook 3,1 (2008, 2GB RAM, Mac OS 10.6.8) with a funny issue.

The original issue was that the computer would boot up, and upon getting to the login screen it would turn off the backlight...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jun 1, 2013 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G4 Mod, engineer advice needed 1,118 Views / 2 Replies  
I just purchased an iMac G4, mostly because I view it as a piece of art.

I am looking to use this as a photo frame, and maybe to play music from time to time via iTunes.

I am going to run OS...
Posted by NDBounce, on Nov 17, 2010 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
No. The only question I have is whether there is... 1,004 Views / 4 Replies  
No. The only question I have is whether there is a way to have the screen saver start instantly rather than waiting 2 minutes or so.

Peace,

O
B unce!
Posted by NDBounce, on Nov 13, 2010 at 11:45 PM, in Applications
App to turn old Mac into Photo Frame 1,004 Views / 4 Replies  
I am not certain if I am in need of an app or script.

I just acquired a 17" iMac G4 that I want to use mostly as a photo frame. Basically I am not looking to mod the hardware, but simply to turn...
Posted by NDBounce, on Nov 13, 2010 at 06:45 PM, in Applications
Script for Monitoring Time/Activity on Computer 465 Views / 2 Replies  
I use my computer for both personal and business use. I was wondering if there is a script, program, app etc. that can help me report my time on the computer and what activity it was used for.

I...
Posted by NDBounce, on Oct 26, 2010 at 04:22 PM, in Developer Center
Location of Log Files 728 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a simple question. I have a Mac Mini that keeps waking up in the middle of the night (it is in my bedroom connected to an EyeTV and serves simply as a TV/DVR - no other stuff running on it,...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jun 12, 2010 at 11:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Macboko Pro Optical Drive Eject Problems 392 Views / 1 Replies  
My Cousin has a MBP Early 2009 model. Her optical drive keeps trying to eject a CD when there is nothing in the drive.

The only way to get it to stop trying to eject a CD when there is no CD in...
Posted by NDBounce, on Nov 26, 2009 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I could do the monitor thing. But it still does... 1,644 Views / 5 Replies  
I could do the monitor thing. But it still does not fix the issue of the computer turning itself on when I am not home. Actually, I have taken to shutting down when I am away and at night. Which is...
Posted by NDBounce, on Sep 24, 2009 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Mini wakes for no reason 1,644 Views / 5 Replies  
I recently bought a Mac Mini to use as a Television/DVR (I have no TV). I have it set up with an Elgato EyeTV, Apple Bluetoth Keyboard, Kensington Bluetooth Mouse, and Dell 24" Monitor.

It is...
Posted by NDBounce, on Sep 24, 2009 at 01:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, so how do I flush the DNS csche? ... 962 Views / 9 Replies  
Okay, so how do I flush the DNS csche?

Thanks,

O
B unce!
Posted by NDBounce, on Jul 24, 2009 at 11:46 PM, in Networking
There really is no rhyme or reason. If I go to... 962 Views / 9 Replies  
There really is no rhyme or reason. If I go to Yahoo's home page and randomly command-click on 5-10 links, this will happen. If I go to Apple's site and do the same, it will happen, if I go to...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jul 24, 2009 at 11:04 AM, in Networking
Macbook Pro Internet Issue 962 Views / 9 Replies  
I am not certain where to go with this issue, so mods feel free to move it to an appropriate place.

I am running a 2008 MBP 2.4Ghz, 4GB Ram, OS 10.5.7 I am uncertain if this issue is software or...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:39 AM, in Networking
I found the answer to my own question here: ... 3,590 Views / 3 Replies  
I found the answer to my own question here:

Access iPhone Backup, recover files from iPhone backup (http://www.halmaclean.co.uk/2008/09/12/access-iphone-backup-recover-files-from-iphone-backup/)
...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jul 21, 2009 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Recover iPhone Data from Time Machine 3,590 Views / 3 Replies  
I think I did something stupid yesterday, and am hoping someone may be able to help me.

I had some notes on my iPhone, and did a reinstall of the OS 3.0 and set it up as a new phone, so those...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jul 21, 2009 at 12:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hard drive power supply solution needed 499 Views / 2 Replies  
I am having an issue with External Hard drives. I have 3 External hard drives (one connected to an AirPort Extreme for TimeMachine backup, one is a media drive, and one is a duplicate of the Media...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jul 4, 2009 at 03:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, that gave me what I was looking for! I... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, that gave me what I was looking for! I feel like an idiot not knowing it was built into the OS.
Posted by NDBounce, on Mar 22, 2009 at 05:47 PM, in Applications
Special Characters / Key finder 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anyone know of an app (preferably freeware) that allows me to see all the characters of a font, and the keystrokes necessary to get any specific character to appear?

Unfortunately I am not...
Posted by NDBounce, on Mar 22, 2009 at 04:40 PM, in Applications
Pages does not support background images. I don't... 4,236 Views / 2 Replies  
Pages does not support background images. I don't have open office, so I will have to download that when I am more awake.

Peace,

O
B unce!
Posted by NDBounce, on Jan 21, 2009 at 01:51 AM, in Applications
Background image in Word 2008 Not properly printing 4,236 Views / 2 Replies  
Can someone help me with what I am certain is a simple problem. I have a Word Document that was sent to me. The document has a background image. When I view the document, it looks perfect in print...
Posted by NDBounce, on Jan 20, 2009 at 12:37 AM, in Applications
Turtle777, Can you elaborate on this a little, I... 7,335 Views / 19 Replies  
Turtle777, Can you elaborate on this a little, I am confused. If you read my OP I currently do not have any 500GB drives. I have a 320, and 2 80GB drives. Are you suggesting I should buy 2 500...
Posted by NDBounce, on Oct 31, 2008 at 12:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is it possible to RAID two external Drives 7,335 Views / 19 Replies  
I am hoping to put all my media (~400GB movies/music, etc) on to one media drive. My fear, of course is that Hard Drives die. I am trying to determine the best solution to do this. Currently I have 1...
Posted by NDBounce, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What happens when someone sends an MMS to iPhone? 1,912 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a new 3G iPhone. I am wondering what (if anything) is supposed to happen when someone sends me an MMS. I have heard rumor that I should receive an SMS text telling me to go to some AT&T site...
Posted by NDBounce, on Oct 27, 2008 at 01:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I figured this out, and it was much simpler than... 2,131 Views / 3 Replies  
I figured this out, and it was much simpler than I thought. I will post the solution in case someone else needs it in the future.

Using a machine that is running OS 10.5, simply double click the...
Posted by NDBounce, on Oct 8, 2008 at 01:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Unfortunately this did not work. I think that is... 2,131 Views / 3 Replies  
Unfortunately this did not work. I think that is only to open other time machine backups from of the same machine.

I guess on the one hand I should be happy that my backups are secure. But on the...
Posted by NDBounce, on Oct 8, 2008 at 01:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Time Machine Recovery of file from a 2nd machine 2,131 Views / 3 Replies  
Okay I did something rather foolish.

I sent in my MacBook Pro for repairs. However, earlier this morning I recorded a time sensitive podcast in Garage Band. But I forgot to move this file to my...
Posted by NDBounce, on Oct 7, 2008 at 11:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Internet Sharing over Airport 439 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

I am trying to share a single internet connect over airport. I am having a problem where computers are connecting to my network but getting self assigned Airport addresses.

I have done...
Posted by NDBounce, on Sep 28, 2008 at 01:17 AM, in Networking
I understand the "normal" behavior could take six... 2,148 Views / 7 Replies  
I understand the "normal" behavior could take six to 10 seconds, etc. I am saying it does not reconnect to the base station at all (not it takes too long to connect) unless I manually select it from...
Posted by NDBounce, on Sep 22, 2008 at 08:18 PM, in Networking
Startup/Shutdown shows unix code 399 Views / 1 Replies  
I got my computer back from Apple after a repair. The repair was to replace the LCD screen on my MacBook Pro (2008) which had LEDs that were not working.

Anwyay, since I got the computer back, I...
Posted by NDBounce, on Sep 18, 2008 at 12:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Airport won't automatically connect to base station 2,148 Views / 7 Replies  
I am having an odd issue that I have never had before. My Macbook Pro (2008 model) will not automatically connect to my Airport Extreme Base Station (I don't have any other base stations at the...
Posted by NDBounce, on Sep 18, 2008 at 12:28 PM, in Networking
This problem occurs when it is open. I am aware... 372 Views / 6 Replies  
This problem occurs when it is open. I am aware that it automatically sleeps when closed.

So it is a situation where it is left open, and awake, and let to sit, and then sleeps, and thus fails to...
Posted by NDBounce, on Aug 14, 2008 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sleep problems 372 Views / 6 Replies  
I am having a problem with my MacBook Pro (Mar 2008, 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, OS 10.5.4) and sleeping. I have set my computer to NEVER Sleep in the system prefs, and the disply to sleep after 15 minutes of...
Posted by NDBounce, on Aug 14, 2008 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP Multitouch Scrolling Issue 240 Views / 0 Replies  
When I was running 10.5.2 I heard that 10.5.3 was supposedly going to fix the scrolling issues with the MBP w/Multitouch pad, where graphics get corrupted as you use the multi-touch pad to scroll....
Posted by NDBounce, on Jul 8, 2008 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Keynote '08 Effects Help Needed 278 Views / 1 Replies  
I am going to be the emcee for a talent show at my school. I am trying to use Keynote to create a Letterman style Top 10 list.

My issue is this, when creating lists, I can get them to build from...
Posted by NDBounce, on Apr 27, 2008 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
WTB - Harry Potter Mac Game DVD 294 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix game DVD that they have beat or are just sick of playing?

If so, I am willing to buy for the game if it is in working condition. I...
Posted by NDBounce, on Apr 8, 2008 at 08:26 PM, in Marketplace
Setting up Time Machine with Airport Extreme 2,427 Views / 4 Replies  
I am in need of detailed instructions as to how to properly set up Time Machine with an Airport Disk.

I have a 320GB FW/USB disk (Hard Drive) connected to my Airport Extreme Base Station (AEBS). I...
Posted by NDBounce, on Apr 5, 2008 at 04:24 PM, in Networking
Sorry about he unclarity. I was of course... 20,284 Views / 21 Replies  
Sorry about he unclarity. I was of course wondering if I could attach a USB drive to the USB port on the Airport Express and use Time machine with that drive. The answer seems to be no.

So my...
Posted by NDBounce, on Mar 22, 2008 at 12:15 PM, in Networking
Airport Express and Time Machine 20,284 Views / 21 Replies  
Okay, I did a search so forgive me if this is a repeat question (if it is, Admins, please lock and point me to the correct thread).

I am wanting to do wireless backups with Time Machine. Will a...
Posted by NDBounce, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:28 PM, in Networking
JKT - That is not quite what I am looking to do.... 2,730 Views / 5 Replies  
JKT - That is not quite what I am looking to do. I am looking to reasing the functions. I want f3-5 to be my volume keys. What you suggest will not do this.
Posted by NDBounce, on Mar 21, 2008 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
entourage/mail config question 273 Views / 0 Replies  
I am having some problems configuring entourage/mail on a friend's Mac. His computer was able to function fine using Mail.app prior to his HD crashing. I had to reinstall everything on a new HD for...
Posted by NDBounce, on Mar 10, 2008 at 05:44 PM, in Applications
remap fn keys on MBP? 2,730 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a new low end MacBook Pro. I am upgrading from a Powerbook G4. I have become mildly annoyed that Apple changed the f keys (I don't know if this is new to the March revision, or when). I have...
Posted by NDBounce, on Mar 9, 2008 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine was bought as a gift for me, but from the... 720 Views / 8 Replies  
Mine was bought as a gift for me, but from the Apple Store. I am also a student, so my student discount applied.
Posted by NDBounce, on Feb 26, 2008 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ultimately I cannot complain, as the machine was... 720 Views / 8 Replies  
Ultimately I cannot complain, as the machine was given to me as a present. But the timing does stink. I am hoping you are correct. Can anyone confirm this "rumor." I am hoping that Apple will help me...
Posted by NDBounce, on Feb 25, 2008 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know they are here. Hence my question. 720 Views / 8 Replies  
I know they are here. Hence my question.
Posted by NDBounce, on Feb 25, 2008 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro Update 720 Views / 8 Replies  
I bought a MacBook Pro last week (Friday) from an Apple Store. With the update imminent, is there any way I can return the current one and get a new one. I know Apple charges a 10% restocking fee. I...
Posted by NDBounce, on Feb 25, 2008 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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