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Firewire iSight Camera - What to do with it? 1,506 Views / 3 Replies  
So back in the day I bought Apple's firewire iSight camera for use my with old PowerBook. It now sits in it's original plastic tube-case in a box. This thing, like many Apple products, still looks...
Posted by slider, on Apr 15, 2013 at 09:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Spheric Harlot - That's good to know, thanks. 257 Views / 6 Replies  
Spheric Harlot - That's good to know, thanks.
Posted by slider, on Sep 7, 2012 at 01:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I got a second external hard drive and have set... 257 Views / 6 Replies  
I got a second external hard drive and have set it up with Time Machine.

Just to tie off my first question above, I can confirm that Time Machine puts a full initial backup on each additional...
Posted by slider, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks OreoCookie, Yes, my intention is to... 257 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks OreoCookie,

Yes, my intention is to use two external hard drives to backup my data, both using Time Machine. My first questions was: Does Time Machine do an initial full backup to the...
Posted by slider, on Sep 5, 2012 at 08:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Time Machine and Multiple Backup Questions 257 Views / 6 Replies  
Using Mountain Lion and I'm thinking about using the redundant Time Machine backup available in this OS.

The previous hard drive I used for TM backup since 2008 recently crashed. I've since...
Posted by slider, on Sep 5, 2012 at 08:05 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh, and thank you both. 783 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh, and thank you both.
Posted by slider, on Mar 30, 2012 at 08:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My interest is the weight is portability and,... 783 Views / 5 Replies  
My interest is the weight is portability and, perhaps more importantly, self justification to spend the money on it. I'll be using it with my iPad. I have a HP BT keyboard that I bought when I...
Posted by slider, on Mar 30, 2012 at 08:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple's BT Keyboard Weight? 783 Views / 5 Replies  
Can someone tell me what the weight of Apple's latest BT keyboard is (model MC184LL/B)? I'd like to know what it is with the 2 AA batteries installed.

Not a lot of detail on Apple's page and...
Posted by slider, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think if Apple was going to change the name to... 1,719 Views / 41 Replies  
I think if Apple was going to change the name to OS X for the purpose of allowing 3rd party PC makers to load OS X, Apple would have changed the name at the event when such an announcement was made,...
Posted by slider, on Mar 1, 2012 at 01:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Sure, if it came down to that I suppose, but it's... 915 Views / 4 Replies  
Sure, if it came down to that I suppose, but it's not a very elegant solution, unless you're Go[og]ble . Apple must be following the same line of thinking as I don't see Apple getting rid of Mail,...
Posted by slider, on Feb 29, 2012 at 01:41 PM, in Mac OS X
iCloud and Rumored 10.6.9 Update - Updates? 915 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes. I know you need Lion to use iCloud.

I did a search yesterday to follow up on the 10.6.9 update for Snow Leopard, which was rumored to bring iCould support to that OS. All I pulled up was...
Posted by slider, on Feb 29, 2012 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Hah - That's exactly what shot through my head as... 1,805 Views / 7 Replies  
Hah - That's exactly what shot through my head as I stared at the guy at the Apple Store for a few seconds after he said that there was pretty not much more than he could do.
Posted by slider, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks to you both. Yes, the disconnect... 1,805 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks to you both.

Yes, the disconnect during the firmware update was done my by dad who just wasn't thinking when he did it. I think the Mac updating the phone had a screen saver up and he just...
Posted by slider, on Nov 29, 2011 at 09:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone 3GS Won't Restore 1,805 Views / 7 Replies  
iPhone 3GS, 32GB. I was attempting to update my dad's iPhone from 4.3.x to 5.0.1, unfortunately, when I was away my dad disconnected it from his iMac. The iPhone will not restore and has a usb cable...
Posted by slider, on Nov 28, 2011 at 01:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK, so I was finally able to get this done. ... 1,207 Views / 3 Replies  
OK, so I was finally able to get this done.

While still working off my external hard drive, connected an external monitor and started up. At first it didn't look like the external monitor was even...
Posted by slider, on Jul 11, 2010 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Not today, but that's a great idea. I'll post... 1,207 Views / 3 Replies  
Not today, but that's a great idea. I'll post back when I can make this happen.

Thanks ibook_steve
Posted by slider, on Apr 29, 2010 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Grey iMac Screen Past Startup 1,207 Views / 3 Replies  
My iMac screen is grey and I'm sure it has booted up completely. I am able to use the backlight keys on the keyboard to increase and decrease the screen brightness. I'm afraid it's probably a...
Posted by slider, on Apr 29, 2010 at 10:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
AppleInsider believes Apple will update the iMac... 3,203 Views / 17 Replies  
AppleInsider believes Apple will update the iMac within the next 4 weeks in time for the holiday season.
Posted by slider, on Oct 17, 2008 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
So here I am again, wondering about iMac updates.... 3,203 Views / 17 Replies  
So here I am again, wondering about iMac updates. I had previously held out until this past summer revision. At that time I was under the impression that this update was a minor one as a major...
Posted by slider, on Oct 15, 2008 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm really loving this thing. Using the photos... 4,669 Views / 119 Replies  
I'm really loving this thing. Using the photos from .mac or flickr for screen saver, air tunes, rentals, buying/browsing from iTunes, it's all just great. I had an old PowerMac QS upgraded to dual...
Posted by slider, on Feb 16, 2008 at 01:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think it's official. Whatever was causing the... 1,573 Views / 10 Replies  
I think it's official. Whatever was causing the constant freezes after the update appears to have been resolved. I don't know if it was from repairing permissions or the FSCK but after a day of...
Posted by slider, on Feb 14, 2008 at 10:12 PM, in Mac OS X
So far so good. No problems after repair of... 1,573 Views / 10 Replies  
So far so good. No problems after repair of permission, though I also did the FSCK thing which came back as OK. I also have not found anyone else reporting this issue so whatever it is/was it's...
Posted by slider, on Feb 13, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Big Mac. My system ran fine before the... 1,573 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi Big Mac.
My system ran fine before the update. While all those things are true, ram, hard drive, etc as possible causes, none of these issues existed before the update. I think for now, it's...
Posted by slider, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Major 10.5.2 Issues 1,573 Views / 10 Replies  
I didn't see this discussed in another thread so I'm hoping when I try a clean install tonight the issue will be resolved.
I have a PowerBook 1.25GHz with 2GB ram and a 160GB hard drive. The system...
Posted by slider, on Feb 13, 2008 at 10:07 AM, in Mac OS X
In the Market for a New iMac.....Waiting 535 Views / 2 Replies  
So, I'm looking at picking up a new iMac, but I'm waiting until a product refresh. As always, buy what you need when you need it. In my case, I have two PowerPC computers, a Quick Silver that I've...
Posted by slider, on Jan 17, 2008 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
A little more looking and it look like what I... 296 Views / 1 Replies  
A little more looking and it look like what I really want is Front Row. So I suppose the question is: Will Front Row be included in Leopard for one, and two, will you be able to use the Keyspan...
Posted by slider, on Feb 11, 2007 at 05:02 PM, in Applications
iTunes Remote Control Menu 296 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi folks,
I was wondering about getting the iTunes Remote Control Menu on my PowerMac.

I have an upgraded dual 1.25 G4 PowerMac that I've decided to use kinda like the AppleTV. I had consider...
Posted by slider, on Feb 10, 2007 at 11:40 AM, in Applications
I have had my .Mac account for quite a while now,... 596 Views / 14 Replies  
I have had my .Mac account for quite a while now, and I have the extra storage.

While I think you can definitely find cheaper or free alternatives, the I like my .Mac account because it doesn't...
Posted by slider, on Feb 10, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in Applications
Bump. 384 Views / 9 Replies  
Bump.
Posted by slider, on Dec 23, 2006 at 12:18 AM, in Marketplace
Hi folks, If you've been following this thread... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi folks,
If you've been following this thread please note that I made an error in the ram: I stated that both chips were from Crucial, however one is from Apple (original to system) and the other...
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2006 at 05:50 PM, in Marketplace
Information taken off the actual ram chips for... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
Information taken off the actual ram chips for sale:

Apple Ram:

hynix KOREA 03
PC2700S-25330
HYMD564M646A6-J AA
512MB DDR 333MHz CL2.5

Crucial Ram:
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2006 at 05:31 PM, in Marketplace
Hi there, Well, while I'd love to say that it... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi there,
Well, while I'd love to say that it would, I can't, I have my doubts which were learned twice, as you may have read. Here's why, using the Crucial memory selector, the 512MB ram chips...
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2006 at 05:22 PM, in Marketplace
For the things that you've asking about, I'm not... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
For the things that you've asking about, I'm not really sure you'd see a big impact. I noticed faster startup, and better DVD burning speeds, and of course "snappier". I was not going to upgrade...
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in Marketplace
That's actually an interesting story. As I... 384 Views / 9 Replies  
That's actually an interesting story. As I mentioned, I tried to use ram purchased from a cheaper vendor, b/c Crucial was charging an arm and leg. During the time when I was dealing with that other...
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Marketplace
Just to help pitch, this is a great machine and... 499 Views / 7 Replies  
Just to help pitch, this is a great machine and the price is great. I have a 1.25GHz 15" PowerBook, which has worked flawlessly for years. I recently needed to make a decision to upgrade it, or...
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 2 x 512MB Ram from Crucial for 15" PowerBook 1.25 Ghz 384 Views / 9 Replies  
EDIT: I misremembered my ram purchasing. One of the ram chips is original from Apple, the other is from Crucial. I'm very sorry about this error on my part.

I have just upgraded my 15" 1.25 GHz...
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Marketplace
PowerBook G4 15" 2x512MB Ram from Crucial 224 Views / 0 Replies  
Please delete this post.

My new ram, not from crucial, just locked up my machine, first time in two years.
Posted by slider, on Nov 27, 2006 at 07:08 PM, in Marketplace
Thank you for the link, it's the coolest new... 470 Views / 1 Replies  
Thank you for the link, it's the coolest new thing I can do with my old PB :)
Posted by slider, on Jun 3, 2006 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just chiming in, but after reading the first page... 65,230 Views / 767 Replies  
Just chiming in, but after reading the first page it seems everything has been mentioned. I am currently using a 1.25 15" with the backlit keyboard. The modem, I've never used it, so for me I guess...
Posted by slider, on Jan 10, 2006 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Resetting Preview instead of Acrobat in Safari 284 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello all,
How do I reset Preview as the default PDF reader after I, at some point, made acrobat the default reader in Safari. My issue with acrobat is that it will not allow me to save some PDFs...
Posted by slider, on Dec 17, 2005 at 12:39 PM, in Applications
Hi ghettochild, thanks for taking the time :). ... 427 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi ghettochild, thanks for taking the time :). Normally I would have dug a little bit at figured it out for myself (which I did anyways), but it was thanksgiving eve and getting late so I thought...
Posted by slider, on Nov 25, 2005 at 07:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iSight, Webcam, Airport 427 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello all,

I'm trying to get this set up quickly for t-day and was hoping someone could walk me through it.
I've used this shareware software before, can't remember the name of it at the moment,...
Posted by slider, on Nov 23, 2005 at 10:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmm, no simple solution then. Ah well :) 1,237 Views / 2 Replies  
Hmm, no simple solution then. Ah well :)
Posted by slider, on Nov 11, 2005 at 11:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB iSub mod to audio jack? 1,237 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi folks,

So I have a USB iSub, great sub woofer, but don't need or want to use it on my powermac any longer. Thanks to griffin's iFire, I can use my pro speakers with my iPod in my living room,...
Posted by slider, on Nov 9, 2005 at 07:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, anything can happen in 2 years. This... 16,185 Views / 129 Replies  
Yeah, anything can happen in 2 years. This universal binaries thing has far more benefits than just transitioning to a different chip. Additionally, if Apple did decide to keep IBM chips for...
Posted by slider, on Oct 23, 2005 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Perhaps we should reconsider this moral issue... 5,152 Views / 55 Replies  
Perhaps we should reconsider this moral issue related to the whole cloning thing.

Or, Steve should immediately start the development of a "Reality Distortion Field Detector". The prospect with...
Posted by slider, on Oct 10, 2005 at 07:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MS Word Smearing on Second Monitor 315 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello folks,

I use M$ Word on my PowerBook G4 and often attach it to an external monitor. My PB is a 1.25G4, 64vRam, 1GB ram. Occasionally I get what looks like "smearing" of text when I scroll...
Posted by slider, on Aug 19, 2005 at 03:54 PM, in Applications
Admiral Ahkbar, Thank you, that worked. ... 1,113 Views / 14 Replies  
Admiral Ahkbar,

Thank you, that worked. Saved me some cash as I was just about to buy a replacement card.
Posted by slider, on Aug 4, 2005 at 08:08 PM, in Networking
OK, tried reinstalling the update. I think I'll... 1,113 Views / 14 Replies  
OK, tried reinstalling the update. I think I'll just check out the Belkin card and eBay the other.

thanks all.
Posted by slider, on Jul 27, 2005 at 08:02 PM, in Networking
Nope, but I'll give it a shot. Thanks. 1,113 Views / 14 Replies  
Nope, but I'll give it a shot. Thanks.
Posted by slider, on Jul 24, 2005 at 10:21 PM, in Networking
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