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FS: Airport Extreme Card 336 Views / 0 Replies  
I pulled an Airport extreme card out of an eMac G4. I'd like $20+actual shipping.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:10 PM, in Marketplace
Early MBP, eh? I'd be interested, depending on... 1,344 Views / 13 Replies  
Early MBP, eh? I'd be interested, depending on the type of failure and the price.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 28, 2010 at 01:01 PM, in Marketplace
That's not an apt metaphor at all. It would be... 2,433 Views / 10 Replies  
That's not an apt metaphor at all. It would be more like saying "Lock your doors, but a moat is probably overkill."

WEP isn't very good at all. I could get in with 15 minutes of time. Any...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:50 PM, in Networking
I think the only reason you ended up with a short... 2,617 Views / 23 Replies  
I think the only reason you ended up with a short lifecycle on this one was because of the PPC-Intel switch. I'd be willing to bet that current Mac Pros will be competent internet-access machines for...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
If it were me, I'd buy a bigger drive and an... 787 Views / 11 Replies  
If it were me, I'd buy a bigger drive and an enclosure, clone to the new drive, then swap the drives. I'm guessing she doesn't have the expertise (or curiosity and lack of fear) to do so herself.
...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 08:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes. Did I miss something? RAID is not a backup. 2,778 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes. Did I miss something? RAID is not a backup.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 08:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When I said to password-protect it, I meant to... 2,433 Views / 10 Replies  
When I said to password-protect it, I meant to encrypt it. Is there a way to password-protect it without encrypting it?

Not broadcasting the SSID and encrypting is not fool-proof, but no security...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 08:07 PM, in Networking
Password-protect it and don't broadcast the SSID.... 2,433 Views / 10 Replies  
Password-protect it and don't broadcast the SSID. At my work, you aren't allowed to do this, but people do it anyway.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 02:19 AM, in Networking
If she can download an app to a flash drive or... 787 Views / 11 Replies  
If she can download an app to a flash drive or something, I'd recommend getting apiece of software called Disk Inventory X:

Disk Inventory X (http://www.derlien.com/)

It will take a few minutes...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 02:16 AM, in Mac OS X
According to ifixit.com, it can: MacBook... 506 Views / 1 Replies  
According to ifixit.com, it can:

MacBook Santa Rosa/Penryn Upper Case with Keyboard (922-8264, 922-8265, 661-5075, 661-5076) - iFixit...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Aside forma lack of TRIM, I'm not aware of any... 739 Views / 2 Replies  
Aside forma lack of TRIM, I'm not aware of any issues with SSDs that is specific to the Mac.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You might appreciate Colorware: Colorware -... 2,243 Views / 4 Replies  
You might appreciate Colorware:

Colorware - Computers (http://www.colorwarepc.com/c-3-computers.aspx)

You can get a Mac painted in a ridiculous number of ways.

There's also this:
...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You said 15" is a good size your you. So, take... 1,054 Views / 21 Replies  
You said 15" is a good size your you. So, take your budget, and find the best 15" MBP for that much money. Remember that RAM and hard drives can be upgraded later. The CPU and GPU cannot. You might...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
RAID 1 plus regular backups is ideal for mission... 2,778 Views / 11 Replies  
RAID 1 plus regular backups is ideal for mission critical data.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 01:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, PPC is on it's way out. You can count on... 2,617 Views / 23 Replies  
Yeah, PPC is on it's way out. You can count on now new apps, and it won't be too long before existing PPC apps will no longer be updates. Then, it won't be long until you start having compatibility...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 27, 2010 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, the BMP was about twice as big as the PNG.... 1,267 Views / 27 Replies  
Yeah, the BMP was about twice as big as the PNG. M$ did something intensely stupid in the implementation here.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 08:57 PM, in Applications
They do not because it is not. 1,719 Views / 19 Replies  
They do not because it is not.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 06:30 PM, in Applications
No, of course not. The ribbon started with Office... 1,719 Views / 19 Replies  
No, of course not. The ribbon started with Office 2007 for Windows. It has not yet been brought to Macs. I haven't used Outlook since the 90s, and that was on Windows 9x.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
I fixed it: senduit | Share easily.... 1,267 Views / 27 Replies  
I fixed it:

senduit | Share easily. (http://senduit.com/520bd0)

in trying to figure it out, I deleted the picture and re-saved the document. This shrunk the document to 25k. However, if you...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 05:04 PM, in Applications
It looks the same as always to me. 1,719 Views / 19 Replies  
It looks the same as always to me.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 02:11 AM, in Applications
Erase and install is the impression I get from... 2,617 Views / 23 Replies  
Erase and install is the impression I get from "clean install".
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Nailed it. 1,199 Views / 11 Replies  
Nailed it.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 02:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Progress Bar. 14,034 Views / 110 Replies  
The Progress Bar.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 02:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I work in Mac lab at Purdue, and the majority of... 810 Views / 19 Replies  
I work in Mac lab at Purdue, and the majority of cameras that come in are MiniDV. We have loaners that are mostly MiniDV. We're not buying new ones, but most of what we have is that.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 25, 2010 at 02:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's a beautiful peacock. 1,021 Views / 22 Replies  
That's a beautiful peacock.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did mention them having the same ratings, but I... 3,002 Views / 32 Replies  
I did mention them having the same ratings, but I wasn't aware they were unique.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:23 PM, in Networking
I have no clue at all. I do not look forward to... 1,719 Views / 19 Replies  
I have no clue at all. I do not look forward to it. At my workplace, it means the inauguration of the Ribbon on the Mac.

Joy.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
For random writes, that ain't bad. For... 972 Views / 5 Replies  
For random writes, that ain't bad.

For sequential reads, that's still not terrible.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
COME my tan-faced children, Follow well in... 1,199 Views / 11 Replies  
COME my tan-faced children,
Follow well in order, get your weapons ready,
Have you your pistols? have you your sharp-edged axes?
Pioneers! O pioneers!

For we cannot...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm not aware much of such things, but if you... 1,749 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not aware much of such things, but if you figure it out, I'd be interested to see how you work it out.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If it has an Oxford chipset in it, then the only... 1,566 Views / 28 Replies  
If it has an Oxford chipset in it, then the only thing left to fret about is build quality and appearance. I think they look stupid, but they seem built well enough.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have learned to hate every brand over the... 2,778 Views / 11 Replies  
I have learned to hate every brand over the years. They have all failed on me. At the end of my last semester at college, I had my internal die in my MacBook. No problemo, I thought. I'll just...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Whenever I read short or vague reviews of a... 2,306 Views / 37 Replies  
Whenever I read short or vague reviews of a product, I'm skeptical. If someone says "It crashed.", or "It broke.", this can easily mean "I broke it.", or "I don't know how it works.". The same goes...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:05 PM, in Networking
Maybe my attitude comes from using old machines... 1,509 Views / 9 Replies  
Maybe my attitude comes from using old machines that didn't hold your hand and ask you if you're super duper sure you want to delete stuff, but why should the iPhone assume you don't wish to do both?...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is not to mention that if you use 802.11b,... 1,137 Views / 3 Replies  
This is not to mention that if you use 802.11b, you slow down every machine on your network down to 11Mbps shared among them. That's less than ideal.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't see a non-ultraspecialized application... 1,650 Views / 14 Replies  
I don't see a non-ultraspecialized application for so much RAM. Anything over 8 would be overkill in such a machine, IMHO.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Did you use a bunch of clipart or something?... 1,267 Views / 27 Replies  
Did you use a bunch of clipart or something? Background images?
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:45 PM, in Applications
Hah! I was reading too quickly. Right on though,... 1,331 Views / 7 Replies  
Hah! I was reading too quickly. Right on though, they need to fix the ethernet connection.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:21 PM, in Networking
This is true. For 10.5 and later less so, but... 1,191 Views / 5 Replies  
This is true. For 10.5 and later less so, but still holds.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:19 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If your caps are blown in the router, you could... 3,002 Views / 32 Replies  
If your caps are blown in the router, you could run down to the Radio Shack and buy some with the same ratings and solder them it. It may fix it. OTOH, if you don't have a soldering iron, you're...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 03:18 PM, in Networking
Some Le Mans-style races go 48 hours straight.... 930 Views / 39 Replies  
Some Le Mans-style races go 48 hours straight. They have to do oil changes on the cars. I used to be really into it once upon a time.



Here you go....
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You should name it "Robert'); DROP TABLE Bars;--"... 14,034 Views / 110 Replies  
You should name it "Robert'); DROP TABLE Bars;--" . You could call it Little Bobby's Bar for short.

Context. (http://xkcd.com/327/)
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If it works in the lobby, the hotel needs to fix... 1,331 Views / 7 Replies  
If it works in the lobby, the hotel needs to fix the one in your room or give you a discount.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:38 AM, in Networking
Busted caps make me want to BUST CAPS. THEY... 3,002 Views / 32 Replies  
Busted caps make me want to BUST CAPS.

THEY ARE THE BANE OF MY EXISTENCE RAAAAAGGGGGGGE.

I lost so many iMac G5s to swollen caps that the university I work for would let me solder in...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:37 AM, in Networking
I either love a game or am completely bored by... 733 Views / 8 Replies  
I either love a game or am completely bored by it. I managed to inherit my old Boss's Mac Pro complete with 20" ACD, and I can tell to that the levels where you catapult yourself just about left me...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:32 AM, in Gaming
I've seen this in other C2D MBPs. My theory is a... 658 Views / 10 Replies  
I've seen this in other C2D MBPs. My theory is a bad card. If it is the same as what I have seen, the problem will not manifest on an external display. It's quite bizarre.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:25 AM, in Applications
FYI Disk Utility is also on your internal hard... 1,191 Views / 5 Replies  
FYI Disk Utility is also on your internal hard drive under /Applications/Utility/Disk Utility
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:23 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My first thought would be to delete Mail's plist... 1,292 Views / 5 Replies  
My first thought would be to delete Mail's plist under /Users/yourusername/Library/Preferences/com.apple.mail.plist, replacing "yourusername" with your user name. This will rest all of your Mail...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:21 AM, in Applications
I'm thinking matte screens just weren't that... 1,549 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm thinking matte screens just weren't that popular, and those who prefer it that badly are willing to pony up for a Mac with one.

I wish matte were still the default type of screen. I prefer it...
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
The Walgreen's by me still carries Hi8. 810 Views / 19 Replies  
The Walgreen's by me still carries Hi8.
Posted by Tuoder, on Jun 24, 2010 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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