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At work, they set up our proxies for us (and we... 3,146 Views / 12 Replies  
At work, they set up our proxies for us (and we can't view them), but i think you'd have to do it in the Internet control panel in XP.

Anyone have any more luck with the 3.0.2 update? Since...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 23, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in Applications
The strange thing about this on Windows is... I... 3,146 Views / 12 Replies  
The strange thing about this on Windows is... I load a page in Safari. Switch to IE, and hit the refresh button, and the SAFARI page loads in the IE window...

Apple's using some wierd...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in Applications
A little more experimentation: As long as I use... 3,146 Views / 12 Replies  
A little more experimentation: As long as I use IE to load pages through our proxy, Safari doesn't have a problem. When I stop using the web for a few minutes (and the proxy connection closes),...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 12, 2007 at 01:05 PM, in Applications
Strange solution:! I just ran a software update... 3,146 Views / 12 Replies  
Strange solution:! I just ran a software update in Windows (via Apple Software Update). It updated iTunes and Quicktime, and now I have no problems getting past the proxy!

Try this one to see...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 12, 2007 at 11:50 AM, in Applications
I have this exact same problem. The crash data... 3,146 Views / 12 Replies  
I have this exact same problem. The crash data says its the cfnetwork.dll that's causing the crash. I've reported it to Apple, and we'll see how long it takes to fix!

This kinda makes Safari...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 12, 2007 at 10:07 AM, in Applications
Sure, why not? If you've got a portable bag for... 1,653 Views / 17 Replies  
Sure, why not? If you've got a portable bag for your ModBook, then why not stick a wireless keyboard in there as well?

JB
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 22, 2007 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why not just use an Apple Wireless Keyboard &... 1,653 Views / 17 Replies  
Why not just use an Apple Wireless Keyboard & Mouse?
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 21, 2007 at 11:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It turns out that it was a battery issue. Went... 550 Views / 7 Replies  
It turns out that it was a battery issue. Went the Apple store, he used Terminal to look the battery info (ioReg) and when the result came said (and I quote), "What the ****?"

The battery had...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 5, 2006 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Using the Battery utility (I can't remember where... 550 Views / 7 Replies  
Using the Battery utility (I can't remember where I downloaded it from, it says this:

Battery: battery installed, above warning level, raw LOW signal
Charger: charger connected, not...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 28, 2006 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah... tried it in both expansion bays, same... 550 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah... tried it in both expansion bays, same problem. I didn't think that the Apple store would have Pismo stuff! I'll go to Woodfield and try it tomorrow. (Ahhhh... the luxuries of being a...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 28, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting Pismo problem 550 Views / 7 Replies  
My Powerbook G3 Pismo has the following symptoms:

It works perfectly except when charging the battery. It charges to 10%, then the system thinks the battery is full. All battery tools say that...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 28, 2006 at 07:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just because many have asked: This computer... 458 Views / 1 Replies  
Just because many have asked:

This computer was purchased by me just over one year ago from the Apple Store for Education online. The one year complimentary AppleCare support period has expired. ...
Posted by jwblase, on Sep 29, 2004 at 10:03 PM, in Marketplace
Single 1.8 G5 up for sale... 458 Views / 1 Replies  
Since no one here bit, I put it up on eBay... Let's see what happens!

With an iBook, and a new kid on the way, something had to give, and it was the G5:

Single 1.8Ghz PowerMac G5 on eBay...
Posted by jwblase, on Sep 28, 2004 at 11:11 PM, in Marketplace
Well... I got it with my education discount, and... 451 Views / 2 Replies  
Well... I got it with my education discount, and so I pass along the savings to you.

JB
Posted by jwblase, on Sep 20, 2004 at 11:39 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Single 1.8Ghz G5 451 Views / 2 Replies  
My single 1.8 G5 is now up on ebay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5722837324

Got it on an education discount, and with my iBook, I don't need the desktop machine anymore! A...
Posted by jwblase, on Sep 19, 2004 at 07:49 PM, in Marketplace
Before I read your post, I just thought of the... 578 Views / 2 Replies  
Before I read your post, I just thought of the same thing. I'm having to erase .Mac, then sync from the iBook, and then erase the G5 and sync from .Mac.

Argh!

JB
Posted by jwblase, on Aug 12, 2004 at 12:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Unsyncing... 578 Views / 2 Replies  
Crap. I set up a new computer with iSync, and instead of saying "Erase contents and replace with info from .Mac," I basically said "Wipe the contents of .Mac and then screw me up!"

Is there a way...
Posted by jwblase, on Aug 11, 2004 at 07:48 PM, in Mac OS X
It looks like Apple's strategy is changing: ... 5,644 Views / 133 Replies  
It looks like Apple's strategy is changing: Don't develop for the millions of users already out there.. develop for the users that will be there when they buy the new hardware to take advantage of...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 28, 2004 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Not a chance... Adobe makes their money from... 5,644 Views / 133 Replies  
Not a chance... Adobe makes their money from layout apps and other high end workflow apps... InDesign (formerly PageMaker), Illustrator, Photoshop...

There's many, many, many things that these...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 28, 2004 at 02:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Core Image and Core Video have obviously been in... 5,644 Views / 133 Replies  
Core Image and Core Video have obviously been in the works for some time (iPhoto!).

Hopefully, this will get Adobe to figure out real upgrades to Photoshop than things like the healing brush and...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 28, 2004 at 02:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Reading through many of these posts, I realized... 2,018 Views / 44 Replies  
Reading through many of these posts, I realized that Apple has already implemented many of the ideas of piles... They're called bundles or packages.

Every OS X .app is really just a folder with a...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 17, 2004 at 02:14 AM, in Mac OS X
For the most part, piles are folders, just using... 2,018 Views / 44 Replies  
For the most part, piles are folders, just using a different visual reference (a stack of papers rather than a manila folder).

I kind of see piles as useful for small collections of things: A text...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 16, 2004 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
For all those that want the WiFi remote for their... 12,340 Views / 216 Replies  
For all those that want the WiFi remote for their iPods...

According to Appleinsider:

"When Jobs was demonstrating the new Airport Express, Walt Mossberg said that the biggest problem he saw...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 7, 2004 at 11:59 PM, in Networking
The funny thing is... I've already been using my... 1,510 Views / 43 Replies  
The funny thing is... I've already been using my iPod wirelessly with my stereo. Any FM transponder works on home stereos as well as car stereos. I've been using my iTrip with my 1G 5gig iPod for 2...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 7, 2004 at 09:38 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the info! Being a teacher yourself,... 599 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the info! Being a teacher yourself, you have a clue as to the things that students are doing to this wonderful technology that costs us so much (namely breaking it).

I'll look at both...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 7, 2004 at 06:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Recommendations for school use DV camera... 599 Views / 2 Replies  
I've done lots of looking at various DV cameras, but the salespeople and literature isn't the most helpful in the world when it comes to real world experience. The lit with digital still cameras is...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 7, 2004 at 10:17 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I will agree with Tooki's assessment of the 4500.... 589 Views / 11 Replies  
I will agree with Tooki's assessment of the 4500. I have been using 2 of these cameras for the past two years in the yearbook for which I am the advisor for. It's extremely easy to use, but is...
Posted by jwblase, on Jun 7, 2004 at 09:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought a regular ATA 2-drive cable, and had to... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
I bought a regular ATA 2-drive cable, and had to run it to the superdrive, then around the wall to the HD bay.

Look here (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/G5/G5_PATA_drives/index.html) for directions I...
Posted by jwblase, on May 31, 2004 at 03:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's possible to run an ATA drive off of the... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
It's possible to run an ATA drive off of the superdrive ATA connection, but you'll need a power cable Y-splitter and a new ATA cable to do it. I currently have an older 60GB drive running off of my...
Posted by jwblase, on May 30, 2004 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
"Debug Code" :D JB 4,015 Views / 61 Replies  
"Debug Code"
:D

JB
Posted by jwblase, on May 24, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Mac OS X
I just gave up my B/W because my processor... 1,466 Views / 29 Replies  
I just gave up my B/W because my processor finally died. Before that, it was an excellent machine on 10.3.3. If you don't care about having the most up to date graphics capabilities for gaming,...
Posted by jwblase, on May 14, 2004 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would think that certain things that are user... 834 Views / 16 Replies  
I would think that certain things that are user specific would still be adjustable for that user, and that user only. For instance, the Dock is not a system preference. It is more of a user...
Posted by jwblase, on May 10, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Networking with a PC (backwards)... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
Alright, here's a strange question to be posting here, but I'm not sure where else to put it:

I have an old Compaq that I'm setting up on my network that has some Macs. Which is the version of...
Posted by jwblase, on May 7, 2004 at 04:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I think an iPhone would be silly for the same... 8,679 Views / 70 Replies  
I think an iPhone would be silly for the same reason Jobs has said so: The technology for mobile phones is still changing waaaaaayyyyyy too fast. If people think that an original iPod is out of...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 30, 2004 at 05:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In the education market, parent's really don't... 1,576 Views / 22 Replies  
In the education market, parent's really don't matter that much. It's the IT person/committee that makes the decisions.

JB
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 30, 2004 at 03:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmmmm..... If the ThinMac were configured... 1,576 Views / 22 Replies  
Hmmmm..... If the ThinMac were configured correctly, then it would have to be completely NetBoot oriented, and have network storage for each logged in user. After all, nothing's worse than having...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 29, 2004 at 12:16 AM, in Mac OS X
In case anyone cares, there's a nice article at... 731 Views / 7 Replies  
In case anyone cares, there's a nice article at xlr8yourmac.com (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/G5/G5_PATA_drives/) about sticking a standard ATA drive in a G5. I migrated my 60GB ATA drive from my old...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 22, 2004 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
If anything, just buy the mac versions of Adobe's... 1,528 Views / 23 Replies  
If anything, just buy the mac versions of Adobe's software... Adobe could then gracefully exit the mac market (which it obviously doesn't consider important anyway), and Apple could possibly inherit...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 19, 2004 at 08:27 AM, in Applications
Remember what happened when Final Cut Pro and DVD... 1,528 Views / 23 Replies  
Remember what happened when Final Cut Pro and DVD Studio Pro were in their v1.0 incarnations: People thought that they were good programs, but there were other, better options available, and Apple...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 18, 2004 at 11:29 PM, in Applications
If you use Carbon Copy Cloner, I believe there's... 424 Views / 7 Replies  
If you use Carbon Copy Cloner, I believe there's an option to reinstall the OS 9 drivers on a disk without having to reformat it. I could be wrong, but I think I had to do something similar to what...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 16, 2004 at 08:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, just because I can chime in here... I... 2,159 Views / 68 Replies  
Well, just because I can chime in here...

I use .Mac as my primary email and I have absolutely no problems whatsoever, both from Mail.app, or the webmail interface.

I agree with trashing your...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 15, 2004 at 04:46 PM, in Mac OS X
It's not an OS permissions problems... it's a... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
It's not an OS permissions problems... it's a login to Active Directory permissions problems. There's a bug in the 10.3.3 Active Directory Plugin (See MacWindows...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 12, 2004 at 08:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Just an update: 1) I have both machines... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
Just an update:

1) I have both machines running Panther 10.3.3 with all updates. XPostFacto worked like a charm on the Beige G3, and it's running better than ever!

2) Using the Active...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 11, 2004 at 02:13 AM, in Mac OS X
floppy driver on OS X... 926 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone have the "Tale of Wizards and Song" alpha floppy driver for OS X? I can't seem to get a copy of the installer online anywhere.

JB
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 5, 2004 at 09:41 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
New info found out: My domain here at school... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
New info found out:

My domain here at school is still running an NT domain.

I can login and do everything I want using the trial version of ADmitMac in Jaguar, but can't seem to find a way to...
Posted by jwblase, on Apr 2, 2004 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
I can use XPostFacto to install on the Beige. ... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
I can use XPostFacto to install on the Beige.

Personally, it seems as if our admin doesn't really know what she's doing, (given the huge mistakes she's made in the past 3 years), and doesn't...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 30, 2004 at 09:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Actually, it's now in my classroom, and runs... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
Actually, it's now in my classroom, and runs Office v.X just fine.

I've got the upgrade disks (from my G5), and will be upgrading on the Beige G3 soon enough. In the meantime, I got my B/W G3...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 29, 2004 at 10:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, our IT admin should be let go because... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
Actually, our IT admin should be let go because she "didn't know how to hook up the backup drives" when we lost 4 months worth of attendance and grade data (That's a direct quote from her).

And,...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 26, 2004 at 05:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Bart: I was under the impression that Active... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
Bart: I was under the impression that Active Directory was only used in Win2003 server. I didn't know that it wasn't used for NT/2k.

That sure makes understanding what's going on much easier.
...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 26, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Bart: Thanks for the info. Here's the setup as... 1,417 Views / 26 Replies  
Bart: Thanks for the info. Here's the setup as I can figure it:

1) My network admin would kill me if she knew I hooked up a Mac to her precious Windows 2000/NT4 network. (She actually freaked...
Posted by jwblase, on Mar 26, 2004 at 09:39 AM, in Mac OS X
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