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Installing RAM into Mac mini - where to go? 1,286 Views / 12 Replies  
I want to upgrade my fathers Mac Mini. He's been using it with the stock 512MB of RAM that was included, I'd like to add a 2gb stick in there.

I am planning to purchase the RAM online (newegg or...
Posted by Franz, on Apr 19, 2008 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
The Canon Pixma iP4300 looks like an excellent... 4,523 Views / 20 Replies  
The Canon Pixma iP4300 looks like an excellent printer for the price. I am leaning more towards an all-in-one type printer though (copy, scanner, fax etc). Or are those considered a bad idea - would...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 27, 2007 at 12:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Best Printer for Macs? 4,523 Views / 20 Replies  
We are planning to buy a new printer very soon - I am wondering which printer is currently the "best" option for Mac users?

Right now I have an HP Photosmart P1000 and the printing is extremely...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 27, 2007 at 05:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Vaporware? 1,567 Views / 2 Replies  
It has been almost three years since Delicious Library first released and we are still waiting on the first major update (it's been ten months since any point update, which have all been minor...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 2, 2007 at 05:07 AM, in Delicious Monster
Yes, but it requires some work... in Mail ,... 517 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, but it requires some work...

in Mail , go to Preferences and then Rules - you can do all of the same stuff there that you can with Gmail's filters. Basically you'll have to recreate all the...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 2, 2007 at 04:57 AM, in Applications
From:... 539 Views / 3 Replies  
From: http://images.apple.com/macosx/pdf/Mac_OS_X_Security_TB.pdf
Posted by Franz, on Aug 1, 2007 at 05:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
try to go System preferences > Quicktime >... 25,263 Views / 9 Replies  
try to go

System preferences > Quicktime > Advanced tab > the Enable Flash button... click it and unclick it, see if that helps maybe.

you can also try the MIME settings button and then under...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 1, 2007 at 05:16 AM, in Applications
Thanks, repairing disk utility did it! It has... 1,219 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, repairing disk utility did it! It has successfully installed this time it seems (so far). Thanks again.
Posted by Franz, on Jul 31, 2007 at 07:17 PM, in Applications
Application won't install... 1,219 Views / 2 Replies  
I launched my Logitech Harmony software today to configure my Logitech Harmony remote... and it said there was a required updates (I had 7.3, it required me to download 7.3.2 before continuing).
...
Posted by Franz, on Jul 31, 2007 at 05:04 PM, in Applications
Just to clarify, what I said was that brushed... 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Just to clarify, what I said was that brushed metal is dead - NOT that iSync was dead. iSync is still present and functional in Leopard but has not really changed much at all. The only difference I...
Posted by Franz, on Jun 13, 2007 at 04:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Would you recommend installing the HP printer... 712 Views / 5 Replies  
Would you recommend installing the HP printer drivers for Mac OSX? Because it works plug-and-play, and I thought that was what you were supposed to do on Mac.

My dads mac mini only has 512mb of...
Posted by Franz, on Jun 10, 2007 at 10:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Slow printing in OSX, fast in Windows... 712 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

My dad has an HP Photosmart P1000 printer. He wants to know why it prints so slow in OS X (10.4 Tiger) compared to Windows XP (under bootcamp), which is very fast. His computer is an intel mac...
Posted by Franz, on Jun 10, 2007 at 01:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've been waiting for the next mac mini revision,... 8,282 Views / 32 Replies  
I've been waiting for the next mac mini revision, i hope it'll be worth the wait.

getting kind of impatient, i've got all the money and just waiting for something to be released now. there hasn't...
Posted by Franz, on Mar 6, 2007 at 07:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, it's a 14" display updated the original... 348 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, it's a 14" display

updated the original post with it
Posted by Franz, on Feb 15, 2007 at 08:48 PM, in Marketplace
(Sold) FS: iBook G4 1.0ghz w/ extras 348 Views / 2 Replies  
UPDATE: This has been sold.

----

Specs:
1.0ghz ppc G4
14" display
640mb RAM
60 GB hdd
ati mobility radeon 9200 (32mb) graphics card
Posted by Franz, on Feb 15, 2007 at 05:36 PM, in Marketplace
Thank you. The Mac Mini will be sitting... 1,032 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you.

The Mac Mini will be sitting directly under the television (to the right of the base for the TV), it would need a 3 foot cable at most.
Posted by Franz, on Jan 13, 2007 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Using Mac Mini on an HDTV... help! 1,032 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, I figured out how to hook up the Mac Mini to my HDTV and display a picture (I am using the DVI to VGA adapter thing that was included and then using a VGA cable to connect to my TV). I've got two...
Posted by Franz, on Jan 13, 2007 at 05:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
How to make custom display resolutions? 627 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello,

I bought a VGA cable and am using the VGA adapter thing that came with my iBook. I'm trying to use my Mac on my 32" HDTV monitor. The problem is that the native resolution of my HDTV...
Posted by Franz, on Dec 22, 2006 at 01:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes, rebooted both Mac's and it's still not... 432 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, rebooted both Mac's and it's still not showing up :(
Posted by Franz, on Dec 19, 2006 at 03:19 PM, in Networking
Shared Printer stopped working... 432 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello,

I had my home network (all Mac's) set up so that we all shared the one printer in the house - it's connected to my dad's Mac Mini. However for some strange reason now that's no longer...
Posted by Franz, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:19 PM, in Networking
I can confirm thats real.. and it's very very... 115,505 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I can confirm thats real.. and it's very very neat.
Posted by Franz, on Oct 23, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in Mac OS X
The nightly builds of VLC support WMV3 if i... 674 Views / 11 Replies  
The nightly builds of VLC support WMV3 if i recall correctly.
Posted by Franz, on Oct 21, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Applications
Just to be clear the screenshot I posted was from... 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Just to be clear the screenshot I posted was from an older build of Leopard, I did not upgrade to this latest build yet with the editing features.
Posted by Franz, on Oct 19, 2006 at 10:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Here you go: ... 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Here you go:

http://static.flickr.com/105/271561797_401059dc1e_o.png
Posted by Franz, on Oct 19, 2006 at 07:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah that is the LaunchServices database, it... 482 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah that is the LaunchServices database, it usually happens when you have an external drive connected with the apps on there as well. So if you do clones or backups to an external drive that's...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 19, 2006 at 07:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Wow, I never even noticed that! Stupid me..... 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Wow, I never even noticed that! Stupid me.. :brick:

Anyway its still a bit different then the Tiger version, it now has a filter thing to choose:...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 18, 2006 at 08:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Dictionary is still there, and there is a... 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Dictionary is still there, and there is a Thesaurus in it now too. I will take a screenshot of it in a few mins since Leopard is not on this mac...

Sherlock was the app removed from Leopard.
Posted by Franz, on Oct 18, 2006 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks everyone for the information. It... 446 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks everyone for the information.

It sounds like a great service, I am a lot more comfortable ordering from them now. Apple seems to have thought of everything, from the packaging to warning...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 18, 2006 at 02:51 AM, in Applications
Right click like normal and then press option.... 334 Views / 2 Replies  
Right click like normal and then press option. The choice should change to "Save Image As..." which will let you select a download location for it.
Posted by Franz, on Oct 18, 2006 at 02:40 AM, in Applications
Who has bought photos (book, calendar, or shots) in iPhoto? 446 Views / 4 Replies  
I was just fooling around with the calendar maker feature in iPhoto 06 and I made a pretty neat one. I'm thinking of buying it, but before I lay down ~30 bucks though I want to know a few things.
...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 16, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in Applications
Those apps just haven't been updated yet I'm sure... 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Those apps just haven't been updated yet I'm sure - the interface changes in those are works in progress and haven't been completed yet. Just like the updated iCal look wasn't complete in that demo...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 16, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Here ya go, iCal in Leopard (click for bigger): ... 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Here ya go, iCal in Leopard (click for bigger):

http://static.flickr.com/81/271502890_294b8d48ff.jpg (http://static.flickr.com/81/271502890_294b8d48ff_o.png)

I think we can call brushed metal...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 16, 2006 at 02:28 PM, in Mac OS X
New Leopard build... significant iCal overhaul? (and more) 3,358 Views / 69 Replies  
Today's update (build 9A283) is only available for ADC developers (Select and Premier) and is intended as a fresh-install (rather than updating the WWDC build of Leopard).

Changes listed from the...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 12, 2006 at 10:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Try going to: System Preferences > Network >... 799 Views / 2 Replies  
Try going to: System Preferences > Network > Show Airport Status in menu bar

and see if the checkbox is checked. If it's not then enable it and it should appear in the menu bar again.
Posted by Franz, on Oct 6, 2006 at 07:14 PM, in GUI Customization
Here are just a few links that I quickly looked... 1,467 Views / 34 Replies  
Here are just a few links that I quickly looked up. Take the time to read them AND the comments posted on those sites too. You will see that a TON of people are disappointed with .Mac

Mac Recon ::...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 3, 2006 at 11:20 AM, in Applications
I would say no it's not worth it. I used to be a... 1,467 Views / 34 Replies  
I would say no it's not worth it. I used to be a member but chose not to renew.

Just a few of the things I found bad about it:
- iDisk is extremely slow and also buggy
- The webmail was really...
Posted by Franz, on Oct 3, 2006 at 02:14 AM, in Applications
Revolution is a lot better then the 1000 in my... 1,882 Views / 16 Replies  
Revolution is a lot better then the 1000 in my opinion.

The size and shape is much more comfortable. The scroll wheel is far better, it's the best scroll wheel I've ever used. The receiver and...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 28, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: I like a lot of the new features and improvements... 1,450 Views / 29 Replies  
I like a lot of the new features and improvements such as the video playback, but I'm not too crazy about all of the UI changes.

Some of the UI is pretty nice but other parts I don't like as much...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 15, 2006 at 11:28 PM, in Applications
How to make iTunes 7 have the aqua look of iTunes 6! 545 Views / 2 Replies  
Here is a replacement file to make your iTunes 7 look really nice. You get to keep the features of iTunes 7 with the user interface of iTunes 6!

http://www.modelconcept.net/Images/it7rp.png...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 15, 2006 at 08:30 PM, in Applications
iTunes 7 source list - how to fix the shouting 2,284 Views / 6 Replies  
I have seen a few people complaining about this, so if you are one of the people who don't like your text being capitalized in the source list it's an easy fix, just do this:

1. Show Package...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 13, 2006 at 08:39 PM, in Applications
Whoever has an MX Revolution check out... 1,882 Views / 16 Replies  
Whoever has an MX Revolution check out SteerMouse. SteerMouse 3.4 - MacUpdate (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/19058)

I have had a lot of problems with Logitech Control Center software...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 4, 2006 at 04:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So I just got my MX Revolution (replacing my old... 1,882 Views / 16 Replies  
So I just got my MX Revolution (replacing my old MX1000) and I am impressed :thumbsup: .

The best part of this mouse is the scroll wheel obviously. With one flick of your finger, you can scroll...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 4, 2006 at 01:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Which BitTorrent program are you using? It could... 1,224 Views / 9 Replies  
Which BitTorrent program are you using? It could be a problem with that, or also the tracker you are connected to.

I've found Transmission to be the best, you can get the latest nightly builds...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 1, 2006 at 06:07 PM, in Applications
No, the Safari video is real. I was talking about... 6,234 Views / 18 Replies  
No, the Safari video is real. I was talking about just the tabbed Finder video being fake.

I am not sure why they'd take down fake videos. I'm guessing that the legal team doesn't know much about...
Posted by Franz, on Sep 1, 2006 at 04:20 PM, in Applications
The tabbed Finder video is fake as well. 6,234 Views / 18 Replies  
The tabbed Finder video is fake as well.
Posted by Franz, on Sep 1, 2006 at 12:48 AM, in Applications
My MacBook only turned off twice so far, and the... 83,747 Views / 399 Replies  
My MacBook only turned off twice so far, and the last time it happened to me was two weeks ago. I figured it may have been a hardware problem, but today my iMac G5 (Rev A) started shutting off...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 31, 2006 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Safari 3's tabs in Leopard [video] 6,234 Views / 18 Replies  
Here is a video showing some features of Safari 3's tabs. It is very nice!

- Rearrange tabs
- Break tabs off into new windows
- Move a tab from one window to another
- Merge separate windows...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 31, 2006 at 02:09 AM, in Applications
MX/VX Revolution and OSX? 1,882 Views / 16 Replies  
Anyone have either the new Logitech MX or a VX Revolution mouse?

How does it work on OSX? Does it work in USB Overdrive? Is there a middle click?

Thanks
Posted by Franz, on Aug 31, 2006 at 12:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The movie widget is not in the betas yet. Just... 10,124 Views / 123 Replies  
The movie widget is not in the betas yet. Just the Core Image Filter widget and DashClip or whatever its called...



Sherlock is not included in the Leopard beta... so I think it is finally...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 28, 2006 at 05:00 PM, in Mac OS X
I can't check Mail cause Wifi doesn't seem to... 10,124 Views / 123 Replies  
I can't check Mail cause Wifi doesn't seem to work in Leopard and I don't have a mail account set up in it, but it appears to work in every window.

I have tried minimized Safari, System...
Posted by Franz, on Aug 24, 2006 at 03:04 AM, in Mac OS X
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