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See this thread: Mail and yahoo.com... 332 Views / 2 Replies  
See this thread: Mail and yahoo.com incompatibility - The macosxhints Forums (http://forums.macosxhints.com/showthread.php?t=54722)
Posted by ism, on Aug 22, 2006 at 04:17 AM, in Applications
That's a shame then. 568 Views / 7 Replies  
That's a shame then.
Posted by ism, on Aug 17, 2006 at 04:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Frank 30,650 Views / 112 Replies  
Frank
Posted by ism, on Aug 16, 2006 at 03:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Would this kind of thing not do for that?... 1,098 Views / 11 Replies  
Would this kind of thing not do for that? http://www.wiebetech.com/products/satadock.php
Posted by ism, on Aug 15, 2006 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I swear I saw a portable eSATA drive that was... 1,098 Views / 11 Replies  
I swear I saw a portable eSATA drive that was powered by USB. But I can't find it again now. Must have been dreaming.
Posted by ism, on Aug 15, 2006 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That would be even more unfunny considering this... 568 Views / 7 Replies  
That would be even more unfunny considering this post:

http://www.drunkenblog.com/drunkenblog-archives/000759.html
Posted by ism, on Aug 15, 2006 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A bit of beer works wonders. I'm in the... 587 Views / 22 Replies  
A bit of beer works wonders.

I'm in the 'used to' boat as well. I find family gets in the way nowadays. Still it's there in my bones though.
Posted by ism, on Aug 6, 2006 at 05:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Start with words. Lots of them. Then add some... 341 Views / 4 Replies  
Start with words. Lots of them. Then add some more.

Some good tips here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/novelinayear//ixnovel.xml&sSheet=/arts/2006/06/11/bomain.html
Posted by ism, on Jul 31, 2006 at 06:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've always wondered how much they can tell about... 1,485 Views / 26 Replies  
I've always wondered how much they can tell about what's at the other end though. How do they know it's a router and not a PC? Was the person mentioned by the OP spotted because they left the...
Posted by ism, on Jul 28, 2006 at 07:33 AM, in Networking
When I was at uni I think it was my strategic... 1,485 Views / 26 Replies  
When I was at uni I think it was my strategic managment lecturer who said universities are one of the least political organisations that you can work in. I was shocked because I was actually awake in...
Posted by ism, on Jul 28, 2006 at 07:26 AM, in Networking
Well f**k me, who'd have thought. I completely... 1,485 Views / 26 Replies  
Well f**k me, who'd have thought. I completely and utterly agree with something tooki has said.
Posted by ism, on Jul 28, 2006 at 07:23 AM, in Networking
I've had computers not show up in the network bit... 568 Views / 7 Replies  
I've had computers not show up in the network bit of the finder, but command/apple + K never fails to connect me (as long as you know where you are connecting to upfront that is - but that should be...
Posted by ism, on Jul 26, 2006 at 08:31 AM, in Networking
Try this instead: ... 266 Views / 1 Replies  
Try this instead:

http://poignantguide.net/ruby/
Posted by ism, on Jul 25, 2006 at 09:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's raining now. Cruddy English weather. 1,568 Views / 74 Replies  
It's raining now. Cruddy English weather.
Posted by ism, on Jul 20, 2006 at 02:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I'm all metric, but Y14.5 and ISO GD&T... 580 Views / 33 Replies  
Well, I'm all metric, but Y14.5 and ISO GD&T standards are very similar so this book is still one of the best references.
Posted by ism, on Jul 19, 2006 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0201633426.01._S... 580 Views / 33 Replies  
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0201633426.01._SS500_SCLZZZZZZZ_V1056425534_.gif

Thrilling stuff.
Posted by ism, on Jul 19, 2006 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not true! My wife isn't a slut ... 1,550 Views / 52 Replies  
Not true! My wife isn't a slut





...wish she was, but she's not. :(
Posted by ism, on Jul 19, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Product design (more interesting, creative, arty)... 1,685 Views / 89 Replies  
Product design (more interesting, creative, arty) isn't the same as mechanical design engineering (more dull, boring, grey).

The only MCAD app that I'm aware of (until UGS gets NX out): Cobalt ...
Posted by ism, on Jul 12, 2006 at 03:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Use Image Capture with an unsupported scanner... 1,081 Views / 18 Replies  
Use Image Capture with an unsupported scanner (http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20050604045428475&lsrc=osxh)
Posted by ism, on Jul 11, 2006 at 07:44 AM, in Applications
Comparing something like Toast vs Nero. I'd say... 1,685 Views / 89 Replies  
Comparing something like Toast vs Nero. I'd say at any given time Nero is more powerful and has more features, but Toast is a much more pleasant user experience. So based on this you could say mac...
Posted by ism, on Jul 10, 2006 at 08:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For the mac using mechanical engineers out there... 1,685 Views / 89 Replies  
For the mac using mechanical engineers out there (And I really can't believe there are that many*), things are on the up now that UGS have announced NX on the mac. All is really missing is one of the...
Posted by ism, on Jul 10, 2006 at 08:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No. Hate it Mechanical Development Engineer.... 1,602 Views / 66 Replies  
No. Hate it
Mechanical Development Engineer. Developing subsea electrical connectors for Oil/Gas industry
Yeah, it's ok. Never enough, but can't complain
2 years current role. 6 years total...
Posted by ism, on Jun 30, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, unfortunately those days are in the majority... 354 Views / 6 Replies  
No, unfortunately those days are in the majority behind me. Fingers crossed next year we can get to Glasters with our little girl.

Have some turbo shandys on me.
Posted by ism, on Jun 30, 2006 at 06:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve, why not just create a new Outlook data... 284 Views / 3 Replies  
Steve, why not just create a new Outlook data file for each new project?
Posted by ism, on Jun 28, 2006 at 06:16 AM, in Applications
Aye, it's all good isn't it. Still the biggest... 446 Views / 2 Replies  
Aye, it's all good isn't it. Still the biggest hurdle will be the IT departments of engineering companies.
Posted by ism, on Jun 22, 2006 at 09:44 AM, in Applications
Someone managed to train a Beagle? I'm... 494 Views / 13 Replies  
Someone managed to train a Beagle?

I'm shocked! :eek:
Posted by ism, on Jun 21, 2006 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Quite timely:... 8,634 Views / 82 Replies  
Quite timely: http://www.macnn.com/articles/06/06/21/ugs.supports.mac.os.x/
Posted by ism, on Jun 21, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Ha, like any Beagle I'm quite sure she was just... 494 Views / 13 Replies  
Ha, like any Beagle I'm quite sure she was just looking to eat the phone whilst she had the chance.
Posted by ism, on Jun 21, 2006 at 07:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A rare breed: mac using mech eng I knew I'd... 8,634 Views / 82 Replies  
A rare breed: mac using mech eng

I knew I'd missed one (ABAQUS).

I've used Matlab, for personal use I use Octave.

Mathcad isn't the fastest thing or best thing for doing complicated maths,...
Posted by ism, on Jun 21, 2006 at 03:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Mechanical Engineering on a mac is still... 8,634 Views / 82 Replies  
Mechanical Engineering on a mac is still difficult.

None of the big MCAD products (Catia, ProE, Solidworks, Inventor, NX, Solid Edge). There is only one decent option: Cobalt from Ashlar Vellum
...
Posted by ism, on Jun 20, 2006 at 06:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Try this: ... 369 Views / 5 Replies  
Try this:

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20050424201429961

Check through the comments for some of the command line options (sudo mdutil -E /). I had to do this recently on a...
Posted by ism, on Jun 9, 2006 at 05:44 AM, in Mac OS X
This hint and the comments after it are a good... 4,725 Views / 283 Replies  
This hint and the comments after it are a good way to do this. Easily view man pages with Preview (http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20031028094657553).

I'm sure there are other ways,...
Posted by ism, on Jun 8, 2006 at 07:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I chickened out of putting in her card - well I... 5,007 Views / 163 Replies  
I chickened out of putting in her card - well I just couldn't be that cruel. I did tell it to her though and she did find it funny (she must have a sense of humour after all ;) )
Posted by ism, on Jun 7, 2006 at 06:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A farmer is kneeling down in the field mending a... 5,007 Views / 163 Replies  
A farmer is kneeling down in the field mending a gate. As he is working on it, out of the corner of his eye he spies one of his sheep walking behind him, but something doesn't look quite right. He...
Posted by ism, on Jun 7, 2006 at 06:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was thinking it'd spice things up a bit. 5,007 Views / 163 Replies  
I was thinking it'd spice things up a bit.
Posted by ism, on Jun 6, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Being married (1st anniversary tomorrow), I love... 5,007 Views / 163 Replies  
Being married (1st anniversary tomorrow), I love these kind of jokes. That was pure class. In fact I might save that for tomorrow.
Posted by ism, on Jun 6, 2006 at 11:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, I'm impressed. Thanks very much for figuring... 1,554 Views / 36 Replies  
Wow, I'm impressed. Thanks very much for figuring it out.
Posted by ism, on Jun 2, 2006 at 07:42 AM, in Applications
That's like saying "Avoid marriage, kids, buying... 2,492 Views / 106 Replies  
That's like saying "Avoid marriage, kids, buying a home and any kind of responsibility over other people and you can walk from any job at anytime"
Posted by ism, on Jun 1, 2006 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
After guessing an average amount for shipping... 747 Views / 48 Replies  
After guessing an average amount for shipping I've now taken to weighing every item I ship, getting the shipping cost on weight and adding a few pence (25p) for packaging. I state that this is what I...
Posted by ism, on May 25, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pure macnn class. A great end to the day. 3,910 Views / 188 Replies  
Pure macnn class. A great end to the day.
Posted by ism, on May 25, 2006 at 11:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
4.5 inches too far. 839 Views / 30 Replies  
4.5 inches too far.
Posted by ism, on May 25, 2006 at 05:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not done that, have replaced the hard drive... 315 Views / 3 Replies  
Not done that, have replaced the hard drive myself. I've a copy of the actual apple repair manual if you want it (doesn't seem available for download any more) - pm me if you want it.
Posted by ism, on May 24, 2006 at 06:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Use my desktop as a 'worktop' a temporary... 6,533 Views / 93 Replies  
Use my desktop as a 'worktop' a temporary location for files I'm working on, kind of like a big clipboard. whether in windows or OSX. Can't stand it being crowded.

Most of my colleagues desktops...
Posted by ism, on May 19, 2006 at 10:20 AM, in Mac OS X
I think FCP should run really well. It'll only be... 1,567 Views / 42 Replies  
I think FCP should run really well. It'll only be Motion that won't run well, and it doesn't exactly run great on the current 12" pbs.

Keep an eye on hdforindies.com, he'll be running FCP on a...
Posted by ism, on May 19, 2006 at 08:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A class act. It makes us proud. You'll... 2,535 Views / 103 Replies  
A class act. It makes us proud.

You'll notice she is actually Scottish. Now as a rule, the further up north you move in Great Britain, the less there is to do, hence kids have to find their own...
Posted by ism, on May 18, 2006 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd think of it as the MacBook graphic's being on... 1,567 Views / 42 Replies  
I'd think of it as the MacBook graphic's being on a par with the 12". So almost everything is better, the graphics capabilities just stay the same. So if you are happy with the graphics performance...
Posted by ism, on May 18, 2006 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Keyframeable effects added. So it looks like a... 369 Views / 3 Replies  
Keyframeable effects added. So it looks like a pretty good upgrade.
Posted by ism, on May 18, 2006 at 10:54 AM, in Applications
Cool. Didn't know about that. It'll be a bit of a... 3,135 Views / 13 Replies  
Cool. Didn't know about that. It'll be a bit of a cleaner solution. I went with all the bits and pieces since I already had them from my camcorder.

Do you have Front Row Installed? And the Front...
Posted by ism, on May 18, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Easy peasy. One of these: Apple Mini-DVI to... 3,135 Views / 13 Replies  
Easy peasy.

One of these: Apple Mini-DVI to Video Adapter (http://www.instrumentpro.co.uk/P-APLC40451?source=froogle) - Plug this in your mac.
One of these: Twin Phono to 3.5mm Stereo Jack Lead...
Posted by ism, on May 18, 2006 at 08:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't this a general thing with trains? I commute... 890 Views / 39 Replies  
Isn't this a general thing with trains? I commute every day on the train, most of the time it's fine (live out in the sticks: not busy), but on Fridays when I'm getting off the train everyone is...
Posted by ism, on May 17, 2006 at 09:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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