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Think its been years since I last posted here,... 3,002 Views / 133 Replies  
Think its been years since I last posted here, but seeing as the site is leaving it's my last chance...

Though I don't use the forum much I've been actively reading the articles, not sure how I'm...
Posted by Bobby, on Jun 20, 2016 at 06:42 PM, in Mac News
Thought of that, but then it has the little alias... 783 Views / 6 Replies  
Thought of that, but then it has the little alias arrow which is more annoying to me than the '.app' extension...

I appreciate the suggestion though...
Posted by Bobby, on Jun 26, 2014 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
As Murphy's Law would have it I found the... 783 Views / 6 Replies  
As Murphy's Law would have it I found the following AFTER I made this post:

tell application "Finder"
make new Finder window
end tell

When not specifying a path it appears to default to the...
Posted by Bobby, on Jun 26, 2014 at 03:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Device or "My Computer" in Finder/Dock 783 Views / 6 Replies  
I tried searching on this but am not sure what terms to use.

Please note I don't mean the Hard Drive icon(s)...

I want to create a shortcut to the device/my computer window on my desktop...
...
Posted by Bobby, on Jun 26, 2014 at 06:22 AM, in Mac OS X
If you are talking about having the folder open... 1,207 Views / 18 Replies  
If you are talking about having the folder open when clicking in the dock instead of getting the folder stack to open...


Create an alias of the folder, store that alias somewhere out of the way,...
Posted by Bobby, on Jan 8, 2013 at 03:20 PM, in Applications
On a thread I posted to on Apple's forum, they... 803 Views / 15 Replies  
On a thread I posted to on Apple's forum, they indicated it will be 'tempered' glass... I'm still wondering if that can really make a difference on a thin screen like on the iPhone...

That same...
Posted by Bobby, on Jun 18, 2007 at 12:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is a glass screen that much of a good thing??? ... 803 Views / 15 Replies  
Is a glass screen that much of a good thing??? Doesn't that mean the likelihood that the screen will crack is significantly higher???

With a 2 year contract, any 'accidental' damage is going to...
Posted by Bobby, on Jun 18, 2007 at 12:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
QuickTime Poster Frames Don't Work in IE7??? 627 Views / 0 Replies  
I was trying to setup a poster frame for a video on a web page, and I realized I couldn't seem to get the poster frame to do anything when clicked on...

I do know about the whole "external script...
Posted by Bobby, on Apr 3, 2007 at 04:21 PM, in Developer Center
Welcome to the club, this happens to me almost... 22,377 Views / 244 Replies  
Welcome to the club, this happens to me almost every time I reboot. :\

If you uncheck the option, then re-check it and quit system prefs, the icon should come back...
Posted by Bobby, on Mar 14, 2007 at 01:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Just wanted to share my responses to your... 10,758 Views / 90 Replies  
Just wanted to share my responses to your thoughts. I'm a Windows developer using C# for ASP.NET. I've also personally been a Mac user for over 10 years, and have never owned a Windows system.
...
Posted by Bobby, on Feb 21, 2007 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My MacBook Core Duo (1st gen, not core 2 duo)... 13,429 Views / 27 Replies  
My MacBook Core Duo (1st gen, not core 2 duo) with 2GB RAM runs WOW prettty well. I don't have all the video settings cranked to the max, but with the defaults that were pre-configured, it seems to...
Posted by Bobby, on Feb 1, 2007 at 01:28 PM, in Gaming
According to the VT comments section, someone's... 2,486 Views / 24 Replies  
According to the VT comments section, someone's computer froze part way though the update then turned off. Now they say the system will no longer boot at all...

According to the comment, the...
Posted by Bobby, on Nov 14, 2006 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Only if you're having persistant hardware issues.... 899 Views / 10 Replies  
Only if you're having persistant hardware issues. I know of one case in particular where someone I know sent a new Mac in for repair several times within a few months period of it's purchase, and...
Posted by Bobby, on Nov 14, 2006 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To be fully honest, in some cases a refurb model... 618 Views / 6 Replies  
To be fully honest, in some cases a refurb model is better than a new model as the refurbed unit has been fully inspected, where a new unit is pretty much shipped out the door with the assumption...
Posted by Bobby, on Nov 14, 2006 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Most likely they will send it out for a repair...... 534 Views / 3 Replies  
Most likely they will send it out for a repair... I'm going to need to bring in mine for the screen flickering... I just don't feel comfortable parting with it at this point... But usually they...
Posted by Bobby, on Nov 14, 2006 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The last one had no effect on my screen... 2,486 Views / 24 Replies  
The last one had no effect on my screen flickering...

To be honest, I've actually noticed it more since the last update... :\
Posted by Bobby, on Nov 14, 2006 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It'll be nice if this illiminates the problem... ... 5,470 Views / 87 Replies  
It'll be nice if this illiminates the problem... After getting my MacBook back from repair for the problem a couple weeks ago it's shudown twice...

If this does it then the only other current...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 26, 2006 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine sqeeks... I've noticed it but it doesn't... 6,710 Views / 25 Replies  
Mine sqeeks... I've noticed it but it doesn't bug me much...

Truth be told, if the sqeek was the ONLY problem my macbook had I would consider myself lucky...

Maybe the MacBook 1.1 firmware I...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 26, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine still flickers, so it's seemingly not... 70,615 Views / 93 Replies  
Mine still flickers, so it's seemingly not related to the random shutdown issue...

All be it I've had my system randomly shutdown twice since I got it back from the RSS repair... :hmm:
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 24, 2006 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got my MacBook back less than 2 weeks ago... 1,944 Views / 29 Replies  
I just got my MacBook back less than 2 weeks ago after sending it in due to random shutdowns...

Yesterday while I was using my mac, it shut down again... I'm guessing it will take a couple more...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 16, 2006 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw the 24" iMac and thought the screen size... 21,687 Views / 91 Replies  
I saw the 24" iMac and thought the screen size was nice, and it would be easy to use... if it seems too big, just move all your windows to the middle of the screen... :P
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 9, 2006 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
I actually had an issue at one point in time... 919 Views / 11 Replies  
I actually had an issue at one point in time where I could not zap the pram (but otherwise it worked fine). One day it finally did zap and shortly thereafter it began to have problems with the black...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 4, 2006 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My macbook did this. I just got it back today... 70,615 Views / 93 Replies  
My macbook did this. I just got it back today after sending it in for an RSS problem (random shutdown). So far I havn't seen this issue, so hopefully it is somehow related? But for all I know it...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 4, 2006 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My old iBook (the white variety) has scratches... 1,093 Views / 8 Replies  
My old iBook (the white variety) has scratches all over it... I just lived with it as it seemed to be a normal occurance due to the plastic... All be it for all I know it could come off...


I...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 4, 2006 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I dealt with a PowerBook that had the problem... ... 527 Views / 3 Replies  
I dealt with a PowerBook that had the problem...

It was one that had been completely dismantled & I was asked to try & put it back together... I actually thought it wasn't powering on until it...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 4, 2006 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I dropped off my MacBook at an Apple Store for an... 83,764 Views / 399 Replies  
I dropped off my MacBook at an Apple Store for an RSS repair a little over 2 weeks ago & finally got it back today. So far it hasn't shut down but I did notice the mushy button on my track pad was...
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 4, 2006 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nice... The small disks come in handy for when I... 32,882 Views / 9 Replies  
Nice... The small disks come in handy for when I need to mail photos... Now I gotta figure out what to do with the half spool I've got left... :(
Posted by Bobby, on Sep 5, 2006 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Slot Load Drive & Mini/Pocket CD's? 32,882 Views / 9 Replies  
I just tried inserting one of my mini/pocket cdr's into my MacBooks slot drive & found that when I pushed it all the way in, it never actually got pulled into the drive. I used a paperclip to remove...
Posted by Bobby, on Sep 5, 2006 at 01:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's only assuming they retract the delivery... 2,131 Views / 31 Replies  
That's only assuming they retract the delivery notice stating it was left at the front door... That would get FedEx in big trouble, so it isn't likely to happen...
Posted by Bobby, on Aug 25, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine's week 26... The most annoying thing I... 6,408 Views / 67 Replies  
Mine's week 26...

The most annoying thing I experience is the constant need to zap the PRAM on about 65% of my reboots, due to getting a solid black screen instead of the normal boot process. ...
Posted by Bobby, on Aug 25, 2006 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've never experienced the mooing issue with my... 15,989 Views / 133 Replies  
I've never experienced the mooing issue with my MacBook, but there are a couple things I noticed after applying the firmware update...

1) My temperature at normal usage is significantly lower. I...
Posted by Bobby, on Aug 21, 2006 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In a word: Yes Before my iBook G3 I had... 11,012 Views / 51 Replies  
In a word: Yes

Before my iBook G3 I had never purchased an Apple extended warranty. My iBook died a month after the normal warranty expired. And subsequently died 2 more times in the next two...
Posted by Bobby, on Aug 7, 2006 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Randomly Loosing AirPort Connections? 963 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a linksys router which was origionally configured to be silent with WPA secirty.

My MacBook often had problems connecting to it, so I eventually made it so it would broadcast the SSID...
...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 29, 2006 at 01:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
To be honest, I primarily used VPC to run IE to... 1,628 Views / 29 Replies  
To be honest, I primarily used VPC to run IE to see how web stuff I did looked on windows. It worked okay for that, but then that may simply have been my perspective at the time. I had a relatively...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 26, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Black vs. White? Is this like Spy vs. Spy??? 22,478 Views / 27 Replies  
Black vs. White? Is this like Spy vs. Spy???
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 25, 2006 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's my understanding that the MacBook will shut... 3,405 Views / 4 Replies  
It's my understanding that the MacBook will shut off if the processor gets too hot. The Max temperature it can get without doing damage is (supposedly) 100 C... Mine seems to max out at around...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 25, 2006 at 04:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I ran XP on my iBook G3 800MHz... It's painfully... 1,628 Views / 29 Replies  
I ran XP on my iBook G3 800MHz... It's painfully slow, but it works. You will likely get at least twice the speed I did using a G4, so it's usable, but don't plan on running any games or anything...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 25, 2006 at 04:19 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well, I think I figured out WHY this is... 1,071 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, I think I figured out WHY this is happening...

Unfortunatly there isn't much I can think to fix it...

I decided I would repair disk permissions, so I figured I would boot from my OS X...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 24, 2006 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook - Can't See Battery is Charged & Can't Zap PRAM??? 1,071 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm having a problem with my MacBook not knowing when the battery is charged (just noticed the problem today). My battery is at a 99% charge but shows an orange light on the plug and my battery menu...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 24, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That seems rather odd to me though, and this... 1,987 Views / 13 Replies  
That seems rather odd to me though, and this means no I guess...

I havn't been using VPC on my intel mac, it was on an old G3 iBook (painfully slow)... I thought VPC wouldn't run on intel macs at...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 19, 2006 at 10:06 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Activate XP in Parallels After VPC? 1,987 Views / 13 Replies  
This question is a little different than the only one I could find on this subject.

I have a copy of WinXP that I purchased in a store a while back (a regular copy that didn't come with VPC) and...
Posted by Bobby, on Jul 19, 2006 at 07:33 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This has been completely ruled out as a... 1,253 Views / 13 Replies  
This has been completely ruled out as a posability. People who have this issue have tried everything to try to get the color off with zero luck to date...

I have a G3 iBook that is over 3 years...
Posted by Bobby, on Jun 13, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm glad I posted this thread, because I quickly... 899 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm glad I posted this thread, because I quickly discovered I wasn't even compiling Universal Binary to begin with. And My saver was never compiled for 10.2... The URL above helped me take care of...
Posted by Bobby, on Mar 9, 2006 at 10:47 PM, in Developer Center
You know what, nevermind... I followed the... 899 Views / 7 Replies  
You know what, nevermind...

I followed the link given above ( http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn2005/tn2137.html ) and thoes directions make a little more sence to me... I'm just using this...
Posted by Bobby, on Mar 9, 2006 at 05:35 PM, in Developer Center
Question: If I can compile for 10.3, and... 899 Views / 7 Replies  
Question: If I can compile for 10.3, and everything I use also works & compiles in the 10.2 SDK (it's a very small screensaver), can I set the target for 10.2 with the 10.4u.sdk???
Posted by Bobby, on Mar 9, 2006 at 05:27 PM, in Developer Center
Universal Binary Backwards Compatible? 899 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm updating a small screensaver I wrote to universal Binary, and I'm wondering about backwards compatiblity.

I wrote it origionally on 10.3 and found it works on 10.2 as well (so that's what I...
Posted by Bobby, on Mar 8, 2006 at 08:12 PM, in Developer Center
Cool, thats the kinda thing I was looking for... ... 567 Views / 2 Replies  
Cool, thats the kinda thing I was looking for... Now I just need to re-orient myself with Objective-C & try to figure out how to implement it...
Posted by Bobby, on Jan 25, 2006 at 04:52 PM, in Developer Center
Execute a Command Line arguement in a ScreenSaver??? 567 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm looking to take a screensaver I've written and add the ability to execute something via the command line when it starts...

Namely I want to have the screensaver start the distributed.net...
Posted by Bobby, on Jan 25, 2006 at 03:35 PM, in Developer Center
How do I go about filtering a thread so I see... 1,746 Views / 67 Replies  
How do I go about filtering a thread so I see ONLY posts that talk about dual booting???

Otherwise I have to read 500 articles about other iMac topics I don't care to read about...



Anybody...
Posted by Bobby, on Jan 13, 2006 at 08:45 PM, in Feedback
I converted all the K-Fee commercials to the... 956 Views / 9 Replies  
I converted all the K-Fee commercials to the right size & format for the iPod video if anybody cares...

http://www.torgo.org/ipod/
Posted by Bobby, on Oct 28, 2005 at 11:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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