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*sigh* 1,235 Views / 13 Replies  
Isn't iCould currently one of the most messed up Apple technologies? Not the sync, but the planning and logic behind it.

I create a textedit document, it saves it to iCloud, and I can't access it...
Posted by mugwump, on Jan 30, 2013 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
I find that Verbatim discs burn at full speed. I... 769 Views / 12 Replies  
I find that Verbatim discs burn at full speed. I believe this is the brand that Apple also sells as their own.

NewEgg.com always has a good price on them.
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 7, 2006 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Treo 650 is awesome. I get emails all the... 953 Views / 15 Replies  
The Treo 650 is awesome. I get emails all the time with Word or Excel documents that I simply open up with the included Word or Sheets to Go, and then edit the document and send it on it's way.
...
Posted by mugwump, on Mar 5, 2005 at 12:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Feeling a bit odd having just purchased the Dell... 17,172 Views / 136 Replies  
Feeling a bit odd having just purchased the Dell 24". Never purchased any Dull before, though I've always gone for the best price/performance with my previous Hitachi and Sharp LCD monitor...
Posted by mugwump, on Mar 4, 2005 at 10:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
On my wife's iBook, it's looking pretty slim: ... 38,731 Views / 290 Replies  
On my wife's iBook, it's looking pretty slim:

"Capacity"=1542, "Amperage"=1158

:stick:
Posted by mugwump, on Nov 28, 2003 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Confidentiality Page 321 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello, using GoLive in a HTML site, how to create a confidentiality page that will remember what the user inputs? Is this a cookie thing?

Just two buttons, YES or NO, the negative answer will...
Posted by mugwump, on Nov 24, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Developer Center
Quicktime web movie question 395 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there any way to remove the white box and Quicktime symbol that appears while the embedded Quicktime movie begins to download? Having that on a black page is a bit much.


Thanks for the help!
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 30, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Developer Center
Agree with the underwhelmed posters. It was... 11,476 Views / 159 Replies  
Agree with the underwhelmed posters. It was perfect for the initial 10 minutes, until the biggie fan began to kick in and the famillar wind returned.

It seems clear that these machines are quiet...
Posted by mugwump, on May 25, 2003 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, my dual gig buzzes so much that I'm... 686 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, my dual gig buzzes so much that I'm currently looking for a sound card. This was only noticable after running it through a mixing board. It was so pronounced that I tried everything to fix it...
Posted by mugwump, on May 25, 2003 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Clearly 752 Views / 6 Replies  
Go for the 1ghz. The improved bus is the key item. The 1.25G has an extra 1MB of L3 cache, but that's not worth the extra expense.

In fact, the 1ghz is the only viable option, unless the money...
Posted by mugwump, on Aug 14, 2002 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Clever Marketing 1,173 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay, so what this guy isn't saying is that both processors are sharing this same bus, effectively making it a 83MHz bus for each one. Also, it's not too challenging for an application to fill a...
Posted by mugwump, on Aug 14, 2002 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know many people who would purchase an... 409 Views / 29 Replies  
I don't know many people who would purchase an iMac for $1500, and then purchase MS Word for $420. I mean, it's 2002 and mac users are editing video, burning DVD's, digital photography, web desiging...
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 30, 2002 at 04:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I suspect that your "normal, average person"... 959 Views / 50 Replies  
I suspect that your "normal, average person" would purchase an iMac.

Power users want speed not only for high end crunch time and to fly through any task, but also for a more obvious reason. When...
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 29, 2002 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ah, those halycon days of AI. They were rockin. ... 416 Views / 5 Replies  
Ah, those halycon days of AI. They were rockin. I remember when they got out a scoop about a forthcoming release, and they actually TAUNTED Apple on the front page story. Something like, "all's...
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 4, 2002 at 02:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. BTW, i used to live in the right field... 461 Views / 4 Replies  
Agreed. BTW, i used to live in the right field building at Wrigley. Very fun, but very rat infested as well <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" />
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 4, 2002 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Will apple store show the MWNY keynote? 461 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone going to the apple stores to watch the keynote? I wonder if new systems will be instantly available for sale. If they need sales, I would imagine that it SHOULD be for sale immediately

...
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 4, 2002 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
MacNN dropped the AI link? 416 Views / 5 Replies  
Why has MacNN taken the AppleInsider link off of every page? Is something new going on?
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 4, 2002 at 01:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, the treos are awesome. The phone versions... 524 Views / 17 Replies  
Yeah, the treos are awesome. The phone versions are even better than the 90 organizer, but it's all good.

Regarding the OS X compatibility, I have heard different things. Over at <a...
Posted by mugwump, on Jun 24, 2002 at 11:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Okay, so maybe a better question is whether the... 470 Views / 42 Replies  
Okay, so maybe a better question is whether the mail-in coupon will be honored if sent in. Reading the fine print on the mail rebate, it isn't very clear unfortunately. On-campus promotions cannot...
Posted by mugwump, on May 18, 2002 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
What's the big deal about Apple providing their... 629 Views / 74 Replies  
What's the big deal about Apple providing their own browser? It's not like Microsoft gets any revenue from IE or even does much to improve it.

Look, Microsoft had Outlook and Entourage, and...
Posted by mugwump, on May 17, 2002 at 10:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, do you qualify for the cash rebate if you... 470 Views / 42 Replies  
Well, do you qualify for the cash rebate if you received the instant rebate? Was that ever determined? Hmmm, it is hard to pass anything up at these discounts. This must mean that something big is...
Posted by mugwump, on May 17, 2002 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wait a minute. The claim is made here that the... 317 Views / 12 Replies  
Wait a minute. The claim is made here that the mobility cards are not supported for Quartz Extreme. Since the new 800 Ti book is also a mobility card, will QE run full guns on it? Are ALL mobility...
Posted by mugwump, on May 11, 2002 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So lemmie get this straight. They are going to... 743 Views / 65 Replies  
So lemmie get this straight. They are going to offer the same damn powerbook with 133 additional megahertz? That has GOT to be the lamest accountant-based decision I have EVER read.

First, why the...
Posted by mugwump, on Apr 25, 2002 at 02:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my L2 cache just broke! 241 Views / 1 Replies  
My G3 400 powerbook was having problems starting up in various partitions, and would only restart after pushing the reset button in the back panel.

So as I tried to reinstall OS 9 onto one of the...
Posted by mugwump, on Apr 17, 2002 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't the reason obvious? They need to sell as... 298 Views / 4 Replies  
Isn't the reason obvious? They need to sell as many new Powerbooks as possible. Instead of increasing marketshare, they have pulled a Bill Gates and simply stopped supporting this $3500 machine...
Posted by mugwump, on Apr 13, 2002 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ikonboard is the most powerful and fast cgi and... 405 Views / 17 Replies  
Ikonboard is the most powerful and fast cgi and mySQL message board and it's free. But now the creative team has left it to create a lightning fast PHP message board also using various SQL...
Posted by mugwump, on Mar 24, 2002 at 12:38 PM, in Developer Center
The best php message board will be from these... 380 Views / 12 Replies  
The best php message board will be from these people: IB Forums (http://ibforums.com/)

It'll be free, have numerous options including a mySQL database, and is lightning fast.

It won't be...
Posted by mugwump, on Mar 23, 2002 at 01:40 PM, in Developer Center
Google 225 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay, I give up. How is the best way to be consistantly scearched by Google? It only hits our site very infrequently, with some old bogus link still lingering after 4 months while the current pages...
Posted by mugwump, on Mar 23, 2002 at 12:19 PM, in Developer Center
Yeah, I'm on hold as well. The screen is a bit... 830 Views / 74 Replies  
Yeah, I'm on hold as well. The screen is a bit dull; they should cut that iBook screen to fit the Ti. The processor speed is also dull, even with the december bump. This new low powered apollo...
Posted by mugwump, on Feb 13, 2002 at 09:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
now for sale at the Handspring web site! 719 Views / 37 Replies  
now for sale at the Handspring web site!
Posted by mugwump, on Feb 11, 2002 at 02:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually, I finally purchased a USB printer using... 537 Views / 19 Replies  
Actually, I finally purchased a USB printer using this forum's info, and clearly the best one of the bunch is the Canon S500. The problem is finding one around town, where EVERYONE is also trying to...
Posted by mugwump, on Feb 10, 2002 at 12:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey Guru, could you get those links working? I... 278 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey Guru, could you get those links working? I am salivating to see what you're talking about. Thanks much for your info! :cool:
Posted by mugwump, on Feb 9, 2002 at 02:12 PM, in Developer Center
simple design question 278 Views / 5 Replies  
How are pages designed that the entire layout adjusts when the viewer's browser is adjusted?

In GoLive, a floating box or any layout box doesn't seem able to allow for the users browser to adjust...
Posted by mugwump, on Feb 7, 2002 at 03:17 PM, in Developer Center
Well, at 2am early on Monday morning, let the... 719 Views / 37 Replies  
Well, at 2am early on Monday morning, let the ordering begin! More info HERE (http://treomb.com) :p
Posted by mugwump, on Jan 12, 2002 at 03:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
bump :D [ 02-11-2002: Message edited... 719 Views / 37 Replies  
bump
:D

[ 02-11-2002: Message edited by: mugwump ]
Posted by mugwump, on Nov 27, 2001 at 02:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Um, isn't that the point? Sure there are... 435 Views / 29 Replies  
Um, isn't that the point? Sure there are firewire drives out there, but this one is useful even without a computer. It's the first hard drive that provides entertainment even when unplugged.

I...
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 25, 2001 at 03:01 AM, in Mac OS X
can OS X be installed onto iPod?? 435 Views / 29 Replies  
Since iPod is a firewire drive, is it possible to just install OS X onto it and use it as a mobile system on any Firewire mac? Is it a a startup disk?
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 24, 2001 at 01:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Where's a good web hosting place? 496 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm currently checking out two of them: http://superiorhost.com

and
http://featureprice.com

they both claim superfast speeds with astounding connectivity info, but do hosts ever limit...
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 22, 2001 at 04:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I wonder if those keyboards actually work... 373 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, I wonder if those keyboards actually work well. Has anyone tried any device with one? Isn't there a pager with a keyboard?
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 20, 2001 at 08:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I guess Handspring's goal in emphasizing the... 373 Views / 11 Replies  
I guess Handspring's goal in emphasizing the keyboard is to get to any address book entry in the fastest way possible. Also, they seem to believe it's easier to type out longer email/web/instant...
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 20, 2001 at 02:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Handspring Treo 719 Views / 37 Replies  
very interesting indeed...
TreoMB.com (http://TreoMB.com)

-I dig the keyboard
-no cradle to carry around
-doesn't look like a huge cell phone...

Anyhow, I've always wondered why you can't...
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 4, 2001 at 04:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
expansion bay problem in X.1 338 Views / 0 Replies  
Well, now that I've upgraded to the Xcellent 10.1, the good ole VST expansion bay hard drive is acting very strange indeed.

It copies files for 15 seconds, then rests for 45 seconds. I've tried...
Posted by mugwump, on Oct 2, 2001 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Word for X today! 380 Views / 8 Replies  
Macminute.com is reporting that MS Word for X beta will be available today as a free download. That is sweet if true, and it's always good to keep the mac users happy while they try to sell the rest...
Posted by mugwump, on Sep 25, 2001 at 02:26 AM, in Applications
yeah, using the desktop as a shelf is fine as... 479 Views / 14 Replies  
yeah, using the desktop as a shelf is fine as long as it's on the same volume, but if the item is in a different partition or disk then you have to wait as the item is copied to the desktop, and it...
Posted by mugwump, on Sep 22, 2001 at 03:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Apollo rising... 303 Views / 6 Replies  
This just in today from the register regarding the next g4 chips:

"Apollo, meanwhile, will clock at 1.0, 1.13 and 1.26GHz, we're told, but is aimed primarily at mobile applications. Still, Apple...
Posted by mugwump, on Sep 21, 2001 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Countries with democratic elections have never... 1,168 Views / 86 Replies  
Countries with democratic elections have never gone to war against each other. It's a good thing that the world is moving in that direction.

Religious fanatics are angry that the culture of the...
Posted by mugwump, on Sep 13, 2001 at 05:39 AM, in Mac OS X
some of you have a strange order of partitions. ... 390 Views / 18 Replies  
some of you have a strange order of partitions. When my 48'er arrives this week I'll have one great layout:

On the outside most partition, the OS X system b/c it benefits the most from the...
Posted by mugwump, on Aug 13, 2001 at 03:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Lack of qualtiy apps on the mac platform? WTF? ... 458 Views / 21 Replies  
Lack of qualtiy apps on the mac platform? WTF? I'm not one to sing praise blindly, but come on now!

iMovie, iDVD, iTunes, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Appleworks......some of the greatest...
Posted by mugwump, on Aug 13, 2001 at 03:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
what do you think about the drive so far for... 390 Views / 18 Replies  
what do you think about the drive so far for speed and noise? I'm still waiting for mine. I do hope the clicking and disk access plunks are not too loud...
Posted by mugwump, on Aug 12, 2001 at 04:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hmmm, I always wonder why people make that g5... 877 Views / 49 Replies  
hmmm, I always wonder why people make that g5 case comment. Of course they could update the desktop enclosure for the g4. That's what they did with the G3 Blue & White "El Captian" enclosures, and...
Posted by mugwump, on Jul 17, 2001 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
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