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I don't use Time Machine, I use SuperDuper. ... 697 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't use Time Machine, I use SuperDuper.

I've tried this with and without Photostream. Everything I import disappears a day later.

Should I just take my Mac to an Apple Genius?
Posted by mjames, on Jun 18, 2013 at 09:11 PM, in Applications
Yes and yes. It's not that there's something... 697 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes and yes. It's not that there's something wrong with these photos I'm importing because the same thing has been happening over the last 6 months to all photos I take. I have no new events since...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 17, 2013 at 03:42 PM, in Applications
Yes, I did both the repair and rebuild options... 697 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, I did both the repair and rebuild options last night after I imported my photos and events, and now they are gone this morning.
Posted by mjames, on Jun 17, 2013 at 09:52 AM, in Applications
I did that and it only recovered one old photo. I... 697 Views / 15 Replies  
I did that and it only recovered one old photo. I just opened iPhoto this morning and the couple events and photos I imported are once again gone. And it again says it's scanning and upgrading my...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 17, 2013 at 07:48 AM, in Applications
Any other ideas? It happened to me again after I... 697 Views / 15 Replies  
Any other ideas? It happened to me again after I posted this. I imported photos I took on my iPhone to iPhoto, named my new events, etc. Closed iPhoto and everything was as it should be. Then the...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 16, 2013 at 08:19 PM, in Applications
I am importing them manually because I want my... 697 Views / 15 Replies  
I am importing them manually because I want my photos organized as events, not just in one photostream. Please help!
Posted by mjames, on Jun 12, 2013 at 07:21 PM, in Applications
Imported photos keep disappearing 697 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the latest version of OS X and iLife with an iPhone 5. I have Photostream enabled on all devices, along with iCloud. When I import photos from my iPhone to iPhoto on my iMac, I notice a day or...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 12, 2013 at 05:14 PM, in Applications
Multiple external drives with iMac? 694 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 20" iMac Core Duo ('06) and its hard drive recently died. Luckily, I'm booting off my external firewire drive via SuperDuper clone. My question is can I purchase an additional firewire drive...
Posted by mjames, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Question about redundant folders in Mail.app 949 Views / 1 Replies  
So I have a Mobile Me account, but I'm confused why Mail.app has created a separate section in my folders list with my mnjames[at]mac.com account. In the attached screen shot, it's the last section...
Posted by mjames, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
Upgrading fees for original iPhone to 3G S? 510 Views / 2 Replies  
I see it costs $699 (!) to upgrade to the 32 GB 3G S from the 3G iPhone. But I have the original iPhone, with my contract expiring in September. Do I have to pay this inflated price, or do I get the...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 8, 2009 at 08:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Found a solution: have to set it to work with any... 9,694 Views / 1 Replies  
Found a solution: have to set it to work with any remote by holding MENU and REWIND first, then you can pair it with a new remote.
Posted by mjames, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help, can't pair Apple TV with remote! 9,694 Views / 1 Replies  
I lost the remote I was using for my Apple TV, so I am using another identical remote. My problem is the Apple TV won't respond to it (I've tried two remotes and they work otherwise). When I press a...
Posted by mjames, on Jul 29, 2008 at 11:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: The little holder came with my 595s, not sure if... 1,157,739 Views / 4,110 Replies  
The little holder came with my 595s, not sure if you can order it separately, but it came from Sennheiser! Thanks for the nice words, guys.
Posted by mjames, on Nov 23, 2007 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you mean 24"? I love my iMac, and the new... 470,592 Views / 1,355 Replies  
I think you mean 24"? I love my iMac, and the new aluminum ones even more. I'd rather have the two 20"s than one 24", obviously.
Posted by mjames, on Nov 21, 2007 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine: 20" iMac Core Duo/20" cinema display ... 470,592 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Mine:

20" iMac Core Duo/20" cinema display
15" Powerbook G4
250 GB Western Digital external drive
Logitech 2.1 speakers
HeadRoom TotalBithead amp
Sennheiser HD 595 headphones
iPhone 8...
Posted by mjames, on Nov 20, 2007 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: What kind of speakers are those? Mine: ... 1,157,739 Views / 4,110 Replies  
What kind of speakers are those?

Mine:

20" iMac Core Duo/20" cinema display
15" Powerbook G4
250 GB Western Digital external drive
Logitech 2.1 speakers
HeadRoom TotalBithead amp...
Posted by mjames, on Nov 20, 2007 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check out the comment by "Scott" here: OSX... 2,849 Views / 8 Replies  
Check out the comment by "Scott" here: OSX Leopard Is So Close | Jangro.com (http://www.jangro.com/a/2007/10/26/osx-leopard-is-so-close/)

He has the same computer and had the SAME problem as me....
Posted by mjames, on Nov 5, 2007 at 11:13 PM, in macOS
I did the upgrade. Will Archive and Install do... 2,849 Views / 8 Replies  
I did the upgrade. Will Archive and Install do any good for me now?

I get to my desktop, all upgraded and looking good, but the spinning beachball is there. I notice that WeatherPop and...
Posted by mjames, on Nov 5, 2007 at 11:04 PM, in macOS
No luck. Doing that got me into "safe mode" and... 2,849 Views / 8 Replies  
No luck. Doing that got me into "safe mode" and no beachball, but it only half-loaded the menu bar ... it was just icons and didn't full load. :(

What's odd is I have the same apps and setup on my...
Posted by mjames, on Nov 5, 2007 at 05:07 PM, in macOS
Beachball after upgrading to Leopard 2,849 Views / 8 Replies  
On my secondary machine, a 1.25 Ghz Powerbook G4, I upgraded from Tiger to Leopard and now when I get to my desktop, I get the beachball of death. It's like Finder isn't responding, but I can't...
Posted by mjames, on Nov 5, 2007 at 02:16 PM, in macOS
Anyone? This isn't a difficult question, it's... 455 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone? This isn't a difficult question, it's driving me crazy. Thanks...
Posted by mjames, on Feb 20, 2007 at 11:01 AM, in macOS
DVD-RW burning problem 455 Views / 2 Replies  
I purchased a box of DVD-RW discs. I burned a 700 MB .avi file to the disc last week. I now want to burn another 700 MB .avi file to it this week, but the disc seems locked. I created a new burn...
Posted by mjames, on Feb 19, 2007 at 09:30 PM, in macOS
Bump ... I was searching and found this. My... 677 Views / 3 Replies  
Bump ... I was searching and found this. My current crappy Sealy chair from Staples is broken and I need a new one. What do you guys suggest for a computer desk? I am also thinking less than the...
Posted by mjames, on Sep 11, 2006 at 11:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Azureus 2.5 ... can't install it 410 Views / 1 Replies  
http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/13635

I just downloaded the update. It is a .jar file, which is weird, and I can't open it.

Something called Jar Launcher tells me the file couldn't be launched...
Posted by mjames, on Aug 21, 2006 at 08:36 PM, in Applications
Hiding EarkDesk dock icon 300 Views / 0 Replies  
Since EarthDesk is a carbon application and not cocoa (according to this:
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=113433&highlight=earthdesk), you cannot just edit the Info.plist file. I tried...
Posted by mjames, on Jul 11, 2006 at 05:45 AM, in Applications
All I had to do was uncheck was a MIME setting in... 2,042 Views / 13 Replies  
All I had to do was uncheck was a MIME setting in the Quicktime system preferences and it works. http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20060223002831909&lsrc=osxh
Posted by mjames, on Jun 30, 2006 at 01:23 PM, in macOS
It is Flash, not Shockwave, and here is the... 2,042 Views / 13 Replies  
It is Flash, not Shockwave, and here is the solution I found: http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20060223002831909&lsrc=osxh

A setting was reset during the 10.4.7 update and simply...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:12 PM, in macOS
I can't even view embedded YouTube videos in... 2,042 Views / 13 Replies  
I can't even view embedded YouTube videos in Safari now. For example, all I get is a QT icon with a question mark. Something is broken...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 28, 2006 at 11:09 PM, in macOS
Here is a screenshot:... 2,042 Views / 13 Replies  
Here is a screenshot: http://www.sports-central.org/stuff/screenshot.jpg
Posted by mjames, on Jun 28, 2006 at 10:36 PM, in macOS
Yes, something did break because I'm seeing... 2,042 Views / 13 Replies  
Yes, something did break because I'm seeing errors on various websites after the update, including MacNN. It's like a Quicktime icon with a question mark. I think I had to downgrade a plugin or...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 28, 2006 at 10:25 PM, in macOS
10.4.7 breaks something on Intel Macs... 2,042 Views / 13 Replies  
This seemed to happen on the last update and I don't recall the solution. A lot of ad banners seem to be broken in Safari on my Intel iMac. Macromedia says run Safari in Rosetta:...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 28, 2006 at 06:55 PM, in macOS
The grey box is my Sonica M-Audio theater... 470,592 Views / 1,355 Replies  
The grey box is my Sonica M-Audio theater external sound card, capable of 7.1 surround, but I mainly use it to enhance the quality of my music at higher bitrates with my Sennheiser HD-595s.

The...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 25, 2006 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: My brand new setup and new Samsung 32" HDTV: ... 1,157,739 Views / 4,110 Replies  
My brand new setup and new Samsung 32" HDTV:

http://static.flickr.com/64/173893909_9e27c6c161_b.jpg
http://static.flickr.com/62/173896615_379977f75c_b.jpg...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 24, 2006 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My brand new setup and new Samsung 32" HDTV: ... 470,592 Views / 1,355 Replies  
My brand new setup and new Samsung 32" HDTV:

http://static.flickr.com/64/173893909_9e27c6c161_b.jpg
http://static.flickr.com/62/173896615_379977f75c_b.jpg...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 24, 2006 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry to bump this thread, but I had the same... 2,261 Views / 11 Replies  
Sorry to bump this thread, but I had the same problem on both my Macs and fixed it using Jordan's advice. However, I'm still not seeing deleted messages that I received this morning. I read them in...
Posted by mjames, on Jun 23, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Applications
MacBook Pro and upcoming MacBook: I'd wait as... 3,015 Views / 36 Replies  
MacBook Pro and upcoming MacBook: I'd wait as notebooks are more risky and have more issues. I've read tons of issues with them. Pass for now.

iMac/Mac Mini: Go for it! My iMac has been brilliant.
Posted by mjames, on Apr 15, 2006 at 01:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm a college student who switched from a PB 15"... 939 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm a college student who switched from a PB 15" 1.25 Ghz to a 20" iMac Core Duo and have no regrets. I rarely used the PB for portability, so it made more sense to get the iMac and get more bang for...
Posted by mjames, on Apr 15, 2006 at 01:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Pages2 is a good suggestion, I'll use that for... 494 Views / 8 Replies  
Pages2 is a good suggestion, I'll use that for now. It's fast and universal, unlike Word.
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 11:10 PM, in Applications
Yes, but I'm talking about text where I'm not... 494 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, but I'm talking about text where I'm not typing it. I have stories I'm opening in MarsEdit submitted by others on my staff, so the built-in spell-check doesn't do anything. Sure, if I delete and...
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 10:07 PM, in Applications
There is no excuse for not backing up! There are... 2,905 Views / 48 Replies  
There is no excuse for not backing up! There are plenty of apps that automate everything. I use SuperDuper! with my 250 gig Western Digital drive. My HD is cloned to the external drive every night....
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 10:03 PM, in macOS
This happened to me on my Powerbook when my... 418 Views / 3 Replies  
This happened to me on my Powerbook when my AP/bluetooth drive apparently died. Had to send it to Apple for repair and replacement...
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 10:00 PM, in macOS
I had to get the mini-DVI adaptor actually marked... 1,229 Views / 13 Replies  
I had to get the mini-DVI adaptor actually marked for the 12" Powerbook, but it worked!

http://web.mac.com/mnjames/iWeb/Site/5CF55174-3C2F-4780-A7C1-1AEC10FEF4B1_files/DSC_0002.jpg
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
They are really good. More comfortable than my... 470,592 Views / 1,355 Replies  
They are really good. More comfortable than my 280s, which squeezed my head together and were just too closed-sounding for my liking (though I'm keeping them around for circumstances when I need...
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
IMO, more dock icons does not equal better! With... 2,761 Views / 51 Replies  
IMO, more dock icons does not equal better! With apps like Launchbar (which I use) and Quicksilver, there isn't a need for dock icons at all, but I still keep apps I use on a daily basis down there:...
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 09:31 PM, in Applications
Suggestions for spell-check software 494 Views / 8 Replies  
I currently use Word for spell-checking stories I have in MarsEdit. I don't use MarsEdit's built-in spell-check because I need something that I can paste the story into and have it automatically...
Posted by mjames, on Apr 1, 2006 at 09:26 PM, in Applications
http://web.mac.com/mnjames/iWeb/Site/5CF55174-3C2F... 470,592 Views / 1,355 Replies  
http://web.mac.com/mnjames/iWeb/Site/5CF55174-3C2F-4780-A7C1-1AEC10FEF4B1_files/DSC_0020.jpg
http://web.mac.com/mnjames/iWeb/Site/5CF55174-3C2F-4780-A7C1-1AEC10FEF4B1_files/DSC_0017.jpg...
Posted by mjames, on Mar 19, 2006 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
The answer is yes. The Sonica Theater device... 526 Views / 1 Replies  
The answer is yes. The Sonica Theater device works great and makes a nice improvement! :D
Posted by mjames, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Intel iMacs and M-Audio drivers, do they work? 526 Views / 1 Replies  
I just bid on an M-Audio Sonica Theater card on eBay and want to make sure its drivers work on my Intel iMac. Can anyone confirm this? I suspect the M-Audio card will be a noticeable upgrade when...
Posted by mjames, on Mar 5, 2006 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Crap ... I took the little door off on the bottom... 436 Views / 1 Replies  
Crap ... I took the little door off on the bottom of the PB for the AirPort and a larger screw came loose from in there and accidentally went back into the bottomside somewhere. I could hear it...
Posted by mjames, on Feb 27, 2006 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB G4: AirPort card not found/recognized! 436 Views / 1 Replies  
My Powerbook is not recognizing its AirPort card all of a sudden. The option to turn it on in the Network prefs is grayed out. The only thing I can think of is it somehow came loose or something...
Posted by mjames, on Feb 27, 2006 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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