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Yes I did try, but it doesn't help that Apple... 1,119 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes I did try, but it doesn't help that Apple keeps product names identical when changing capabilities, so I have no way of knowing if the first-gen one will do it.
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 13, 2010 at 06:19 PM, in Networking
Airport Express (1st gen) 1,119 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

I have a first-gen Airport Express that has been gathering dust in my closet for some time. I was wondering if anyone can confirm for me if it can act as a wireless bridge (where the...
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 13, 2010 at 05:45 PM, in Networking
It isn't perfect, but mobile Safari works well... 4,658 Views / 39 Replies  
It isn't perfect, but mobile Safari works well for me, and come February the software kit will be out, allowing aftermarket apps. Would volume buttons like the iPhone make it better? Definitely. Do I...
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Touch/iPhone Nested Photo Albums 1,193 Views / 0 Replies  
I don't know of a way to e-mail Apple my suggestion directly, but this is a pretty major Mac forum so I figured I'd post here, get input, and maybe get noticed.

I just got my iPod Touch and am...
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
nonhuman -- I cannot directly answer your... 4,351 Views / 18 Replies  
nonhuman -- I cannot directly answer your question, because I'm unfamiliar with Yahoo. HOWEVER... Google Gmail does offer the option of changing your reply-to address, and they offer free accounts as...
Posted by Gig103, on Sep 17, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Google Calendar via iPod Touch Safari ?? 803 Views / 0 Replies  
I have yet to receive my iPod Touch, but I'm among those who are disappointed when reading you cannot add calendar entries.

But has anyone tried using Google Calendar:...
Posted by Gig103, on Sep 17, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a question ... does the Calendar allow for... 950 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a question ... does the Calendar allow for alerts (sort of like a PDA would)?

Congrats on picking one up!
Posted by Gig103, on Sep 14, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How about this one... it's flash, and I'd hope(?)... 343 Views / 4 Replies  
How about this one... it's flash, and I'd hope(?) the iPhone has that, since it plays Youtube videos...


Pandora Radio - Listen to Free Internet Radio, Find New Music (http://www.pandora.com)
Posted by Gig103, on Sep 6, 2007 at 12:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That isn't really the point.... I don't mean the... 414 Views / 6 Replies  
That isn't really the point.... I don't mean the randomization of the tracks is an issue, it's the randomization of the music selection.

Can anyone else chime in, please?
Posted by Gig103, on Sep 5, 2007 at 09:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I mean that i sort by artist, and it looks like... 414 Views / 6 Replies  
I mean that i sort by artist, and it looks like it picks an artist and pulls 40 of their songs. I was hoping for something that looks more like Party Shuffle or Autofill.
Posted by Gig103, on Sep 5, 2007 at 06:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Random Sync 414 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello, and good day!

I have a question for more seasoned iTunes people... I currently have an iPod Shuffle that has "Autofill" where I give it a playlist and it picks 1gb of music for me. But I do...
Posted by Gig103, on Sep 5, 2007 at 06:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't see a reason to buy one now. If come... 428 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't see a reason to buy one now. If come Tuesday, after the announcement no new iPod is announced, then see...

I think the idea of trying to pop out the connectors isn't too bad. Or at least...
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 2, 2007 at 05:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What about this conflicting report from Apple... 10,102 Views / 218 Replies  
What about this conflicting report from Apple Insider, though? It gives me hope...
AppleInsider | Goldman: Apple prepping redesigned iMacs, full-screen iPods...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 30, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Forget all the Wifi and PDA options. I am... 10,102 Views / 218 Replies  
Forget all the Wifi and PDA options.

I am most interested in an iPod that has the iPhone screen for watching my videos!
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 25, 2007 at 06:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Secure Erase Trash 287 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know how secure this is? I've seen programs like DBAN (Darik's Boot and Nuke (Hard Drive Disk Wipe) (http://dban.sourceforge.net)) that does the multiple pass approach including the DoD...
Posted by Gig103, on Jan 12, 2007 at 02:24 PM, in Applications
Spotlight with Mail and/or Entourage 307 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I'm still running 10.3 and am going to be gettign a new MBP soon with 10.4 I was just curious how well Spotlight works with these apps, compared to say the Gmail search of it's...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 20, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in Applications
World of Warcraft on Macbook 17,835 Views / 14 Replies  
Hey all,

Does anyone here actually play WOW on a Macbook non-pro? On my current G4 Powerbook I can sort of do it (laggy but works) but I'm debating if I should spend the extra for the MBP just for...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 19, 2006 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a powerbook 15" with 768mb ram. WoW does... 1,608 Views / 19 Replies  
I have a powerbook 15" with 768mb ram. WoW does not play well at all. 4fps in ironforge and MC, not much better outside. Oh, that is at all low settings, windowed mode of 640x480.

Universal Binary...
Posted by Gig103, on Feb 9, 2006 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Won't want to? Or will be unable to? I am not... 425 Views / 3 Replies  
Won't want to? Or will be unable to? I am not sure the difference but most LCDs don't look good at their non-native resolutions from my experience.

Thanks
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 11, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
ATI 9600 and WoW advice needed 425 Views / 3 Replies  
As many on here probably do, I play world of warcraft. I currently play on a WinXP system but am thinking about a new iMac. However since it is an LCD I'd want to play at the native resolution of the...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 11, 2005 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Performance boost? 402 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi, I have a g4 powerbook (alum 15" 1.33ghz). And I was wondering how much a boost I would see in performance if I got the middle-ground iMac (17" 2ghz g5)??

The alternative is to just bump up my...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 5, 2005 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wow that's a nice price! I have a 256 (stock) and... 406 Views / 5 Replies  
Wow that's a nice price! I have a 256 (stock) and a 512 (crucial) ... now I'm thinking that the 256 needs to go, but if I do that should I save it for when I need to send it in for warantee problems?...
Posted by Gig103, on Jun 27, 2005 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How do I know if it is dry inside, would... 360 Views / 2 Replies  
How do I know if it is dry inside, would overnight be a safe bet?
Or, on the idea of cleaning it out, how would you suggest that?


Thanks (and thanks for the iSkin idea)
Posted by Gig103, on Jun 26, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Spillage 360 Views / 2 Replies  
I knocked a cup over and some coke spilled in. I immediately picked it up, upside down as it dripped out, and hard powered it off, then removed the battery.

Nothing else is dripping any more, how...
Posted by Gig103, on Jun 26, 2005 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks wtmcgee. Now I can take advantage of... 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks wtmcgee. Now I can take advantage of Spotlight :)
Posted by Gig103, on May 10, 2005 at 11:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Authentication and Tiger 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,
I only own one mac, and its less than a year old. I was wondering if Tiger has anything like WindowsXP with that annoying authentication stuff, where you have to register your computer...
Posted by Gig103, on May 10, 2005 at 11:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Hinge problems (15" alum) 344 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey everyone,
A while back I had to put my PB in for service because the hinge got so loose that it would flop around. And when the lid was closed, it wouldn't latch nor would it go to sleep (or...
Posted by Gig103, on Mar 28, 2005 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: enough to run Adobe? 11,693 Views / 213 Replies  
The graphics card would do photoshop stuff okay; but gaming not really at all. Oh, and by the way you would probably find the Apple not to be ideal for home theater. For DLP (like my front projector...
Posted by Gig103, on Jan 11, 2005 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sidetrack beta version 357 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone have the older versions of Sidetrack, the ones that don't require the registration? If so, send it to me and I will send you a gmail (google email) invitation.

*snip*


P.S. Don't...
Posted by Gig103, on Jan 1, 2005 at 11:53 PM, in Applications
Can anyone comment about the dimensions? I have a... 4,102 Views / 34 Replies  
Can anyone comment about the dimensions? I have a 40gb 3rd gen in a hard case (the front is solid so the new UI isn't an issue) but I want to know if the new will fit inside?
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 22, 2004 at 07:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ended up using the CD after I found out about... 373 Views / 5 Replies  
I ended up using the CD after I found out about the "Archive and Install" option so I didn't lose anything.
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 22, 2004 at 07:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That helps a ton, I'll try it tonight! ... 373 Views / 5 Replies  
That helps a ton, I'll try it tonight!


Thank you!
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 19, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Nate - a followup though, since I know... 373 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Nate - a followup though, since I know someone else with an iBook could you give me a quick explanation on how to do "target disk mode"?
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 19, 2004 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help Please, OS X update 373 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I am still fairly new to OS X and Macs in general, and tonight while the Software Update was downloading the some OS X Update, my computer crashed. It was the equivalent of the blue...
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 18, 2004 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New iMac monitor question 519 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all, I wasn't sure how to phrase this in a search engine, so please pardon:

Has anyone found a way to hack the new iMacs so that you can use the monitor with an external device? For the price...
Posted by Gig103, on Nov 4, 2004 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
I can't attest to the surges, but I agree a... 649 Views / 8 Replies  
I can't attest to the surges, but I agree a second battery is money well spent depending on the circumstances - Granted I don't know what work you do on the plane but if it isn't a movie, you should...
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 16, 2004 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
An update for those interested (Note I didn't... 358 Views / 3 Replies  
An update for those interested (Note I didn't have the default locations for my music, but iTunes was managing it).

I copied the XML file over to the ~/Music/iTunes Library/ folder. Then I opened...
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 4, 2004 at 04:34 PM, in Applications
I'm not familiar with them, but aren't the... 1,072 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm not familiar with them, but aren't the external drives slower, negating some of the benefit of the 7200rpm?
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 4, 2004 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There were - the fact that the hardware that... 1,226 Views / 36 Replies  
There were - the fact that the hardware that Microsoft ran on was freely accessible and customizable gave them an early advantage. Buying MacOS required Apple hardware, but Microsoft Windows ran with...
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 2, 2004 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Who stole the GUI from Xerox. Jeez, I was all on... 1,226 Views / 36 Replies  
Who stole the GUI from Xerox. Jeez, I was all on your side about a fair comparison until you threw this line in, which made you sound ignorant. Apple is not an angel, and IIRC Windows95 had the...
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 2, 2004 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have named my iPod into "MiPod" My network... 654 Views / 12 Replies  
I have named my iPod into "MiPod"

My network is named after the show Invader Zim:
My workgroup is "IRKEN"
The powerbook is named "Gir" (shiny robot)
The desktop is named "Zim"
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 2, 2004 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Home Theater + PB setup 1,067,594 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://www.mikepirone.com/albums/Home-Theater/rear.sized.jpg
http://www.mikepirone.com/albums/Home-Theater/front.sized.jpg
You can see the laptop here:
Spooner Street Cinema...
Posted by Gig103, on Aug 2, 2004 at 07:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I voted for the Thinkpad. In fact I was just... 991 Views / 17 Replies  
I voted for the Thinkpad. In fact I was just recommending one to someone. For people used to Windows, there are no better laptops out there. I am actually a hardcore Microsoft user/fan and like the...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 28, 2004 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I say don't worry! I'm no expert and have only... 990 Views / 11 Replies  
I say don't worry! I'm no expert and have only had my 15" Al PB for a month or so but I love it so much, I wouldn't worry about the external appearance.

But i've always been function over form, so...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 28, 2004 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the replies! I'll just get an optical... 434 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the replies! I'll just get an optical cable online!
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 22, 2004 at 10:29 AM, in Networking
Airport Express 'accessory pack' 434 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone bought this pack? I can't find too much information on it, but I need a 12ft optical cable, and I have a feeling that it wouldn't include that long a cable.


Also, for someone using...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 21, 2004 at 05:21 PM, in Networking
12 inches. Oh, you meant powerbook? 15 inches. 1,022 Views / 24 Replies  
12 inches.
Oh, you meant powerbook? 15 inches.
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 19, 2004 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just FYI, a stretched resolution is when 800x600... 536 Views / 8 Replies  
Just FYI, a stretched resolution is when 800x600 is shown on the screen, but you can use the mouse to scroll around and see the rest of your 1024x768 desktop

It does sound like you have the whole...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 19, 2004 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
vjamacaddict Sorry to disappoint, but I... 1,924 Views / 27 Replies  
vjamacaddict

Sorry to disappoint, but I didn't make that, it was found online and I took a copy of it. But if you are going to use it, PLEASE save it and host it yourself. I pay for bandwidth and...
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 15, 2004 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Hahaa, that's a funny thread. My option isn't... 4,117 Views / 74 Replies  
Hahaa, that's a funny thread. My option isn't there though - I do it frequently but never tell people about it (until now). My hamper is the perfect height.
Posted by Gig103, on Jul 13, 2004 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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