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You may have hit on something. This is a... 506 Views / 3 Replies  
You may have hit on something. This is a standard MobileMe account. I do have one rather complicated rule that is set to delete messages. As far as I can tell, the rule should not have affected...
Posted by kenw, on Jan 8, 2009 at 11:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
vanishing iPhone emails 506 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an interesting problem where my iPhone causes emails to vanish. This morning my iPhone rang to tell me an email had arrived. I waited at my Mac for the email to arrive there, but it never...
Posted by kenw, on Jan 7, 2009 at 02:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm still using a Rev. A. 12" Powerbook G4. It's... 5,424 Views / 76 Replies  
I'm still using a Rev. A. 12" Powerbook G4. It's about 4.5 years old. It's not my main computer, but it is great for traveling. I would like to replace it with a 12" MacBook Pro, if they ever come...
Posted by kenw, on Feb 9, 2008 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PROBLEM SOLVED! My network was using a one-month... 45,878 Views / 363 Replies  
PROBLEM SOLVED! My network was using a one-month old Linksys router. Today I replaced it with a new Airport Extreme, and the Leopard network now works fine. All the networked computers show up in...
Posted by kenw, on Nov 1, 2007 at 04:05 PM, in Mac OS X
In the past 24 hours I've made three attempts to... 45,878 Views / 363 Replies  
In the past 24 hours I've made three attempts to install Leopard, but now I'm back in Tiger. For background, I'm using a dual 2.5 GHz PowerMac with 4 GB ram. Not the latest Mac, but it should be...
Posted by kenw, on Oct 28, 2007 at 07:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Same problem here. The function keys for... 795 Views / 17 Replies  
Same problem here. The function keys for brightness, Expose, and Dashboard do not work. The other function keys all work fine. I am plugged into a dual 2.5 GHz G5. This is after upgrading the...
Posted by kenw, on Aug 21, 2007 at 08:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've never used Simulink, but Matlab runs fine on... 472 Views / 3 Replies  
I've never used Simulink, but Matlab runs fine on a 12-inch Powerbook (Rev.A, 867 MHz). Running 'bench' on my laptop gives a relative speed of 8, compared with a speed of 25 for a PowerMac G5, 2 GHz...
Posted by kenw, on Jan 30, 2005 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've never used movies in real presentations, but... 1,240 Views / 14 Replies  
I've never used movies in real presentations, but I had to give it a try. It is very easy to insert movies in both Keynote 2 and Powerpoint 2004. Keynote 2 gives you the option of previewing the...
Posted by kenw, on Jan 25, 2005 at 09:58 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the heads up on masking. I hadn't... 1,240 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for the heads up on masking. I hadn't found that yet. Now all I need is the multiple bullet lists.
Posted by kenw, on Jan 23, 2005 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
So far I have only checked a few items of special... 1,240 Views / 14 Replies  
So far I have only checked a few items of special interest to me, and Keynote 2 has one of them. It is now possible to use the cursor as a pointer during a presentation. A few times I actually have...
Posted by kenw, on Jan 23, 2005 at 10:38 AM, in Applications
12" Powerbook - when to unplug projector? 555 Views / 5 Replies  
When I got my Rev.A 12" PB last summer, I'm pretty sure the recommended procedure for plugging in or unplugging a projector (or external monitor) was to do it while the Powerbook was sleeping. This...
Posted by kenw, on Apr 16, 2004 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same problem two weeks ago. Also a... 609 Views / 5 Replies  
I had the same problem two weeks ago. Also a 12-inch Powerbook Rev. A, about 10 months old, no AppleCare. I called Apple assuming the battery was still under my one-year warranty. The first...
Posted by kenw, on Apr 4, 2004 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sometimes the computers were sleeping, but not... 943 Views / 13 Replies  
Sometimes the computers were sleeping, but not all the time. And not this morning.
Posted by kenw, on Dec 15, 2003 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
I've had the same thing happen to me on both a... 943 Views / 13 Replies  
I've had the same thing happen to me on both a 500 DP tower and a 12" Powerbook. It has happened several times on both machines, including this morning. It started after installing Panther. The...
Posted by kenw, on Dec 15, 2003 at 11:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Powerbook 12 and lcd projectors 381 Views / 1 Replies  
.....and the answer is........

Turns out the default setting in the Display control panel is "Show modes recommended by display". For the video projectors that I tried, and also for an old Apple...
Posted by kenw, on Jun 1, 2003 at 10:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Powerbook 12 and lcd projectors 381 Views / 1 Replies  
My workplace has lots of PC laptops running at 1024x768 screen resolution. We also have several LCD projectors that I assume run at the same resolution because they always project exactly what we...
Posted by kenw, on Jun 1, 2003 at 06:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: My new PB 12" review. The good, bad, and ugly! 2,005 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the review. I've also been waiting for the problems to shake out with the PB12, and your review may have pushed me over the edge.
Posted by kenw, on Apr 10, 2003 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very interesting. Let us know if you notice any... 1,758 Views / 21 Replies  
Very interesting. Let us know if you notice any strange behavior resulting from the fix. Maybe someone from Apple can tell us why this works?
Posted by kenw, on Mar 31, 2003 at 11:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: A possible solution for 12" PB heat problem 1,758 Views / 21 Replies  
I'd also like to know if this works. I figure I can bend the screen back into shape to make it close correctly, and I can trim the feet to eliminate any wobble, but I'd still like to have a fix for...
Posted by kenw, on Mar 31, 2003 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Giants has taken over my computer 449 Views / 1 Replies  
Actually it's the game Giants: Citizen Kabuto. The game runs in full screen mode, and there is no way to switch to another application while the game is running. The game does not allow you to save...
Posted by kenw, on Mar 24, 2003 at 11:08 AM, in Applications
Your suggestions are reasonable, but probably not... 639 Views / 5 Replies  
Your suggestions are reasonable, but probably not correct. It seems I already have the latest firmware installed (4.2.8f1). And all of my Jaz disks now mount correctly, not just the one that may...
Posted by kenw, on Oct 23, 2002 at 12:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
firewire fix - why did this work? 639 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a PowerMac DP500 running OS 10.2. In the old days under 9.2 my firewire connection worked fine - camcorder, Jaz disk thru a SCSI/firewire converter, etc. Today for the first time I tried...
Posted by kenw, on Oct 22, 2002 at 10:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This time I think I've got it solved. I... 457 Views / 5 Replies  
This time I think I've got it solved.

I spent an hour on the phone today with Apple support (who was quite helpful). Most of the time we tried changing software settings or trashing various...
Posted by kenw, on Jul 29, 2002 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Back to square one. After re-installing OS... 457 Views / 5 Replies  
Back to square one.

After re-installing OS X, my sleep/re-start problem disappeared for only a short while. A half-hour later it re-appeared. So I'm still looking for answers. <img border="0"...
Posted by kenw, on Jul 28, 2002 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
For anyone who is curious, re-installing OS X... 457 Views / 5 Replies  
For anyone who is curious, re-installing OS X cured the problem. :)
Posted by kenw, on Jul 27, 2002 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
90 second delayed sleep and wake-up 457 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a one week old iMac 700 combo that works fine except for one problem. After starting up, the first sleep and wake cycle works fine. After that, it takes 90 seconds for sleep to kick in, and...
Posted by kenw, on Jul 27, 2002 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
USB printer sharing in X? 328 Views / 2 Replies  
There must be a way to do this, but I can't figure it out. I have two networked Macs with a USB printer plugged into one of them. Under OS9 I use USB print sharing to print from the remote Mac. ...
Posted by kenw, on Jan 18, 2002 at 12:17 PM, in Mac OS X
I have a similar problem. I have been trying to... 449 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a similar problem. I have been trying to use CD's to transfer data between a Quicksilver 867 and a Dell laptop running Win2K, but neither machine can read CD's created by the other machine. ...
Posted by kenw, on Dec 4, 2001 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Superdrive not so super 533 Views / 10 Replies  
At work I have a one year old Dell laptop (Win2000) that allows me to drag files on and off of its internal CD-RW drive just as though it's a big zip disk. I assumed that my new G4-867 would let me...
Posted by kenw, on Nov 17, 2001 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good advice. It seems there were sections of... 459 Views / 4 Replies  
Good advice. It seems there were sections of clouds and sky that caused trouble on the two previous mousepads that I used. Now I have a "raindrop" mousepad that seems to work fine. A sheet of...
Posted by kenw, on Oct 22, 2001 at 10:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
jerky mouse on 867 459 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a new Quicksilver 867 with a 17" Apple LCD display, and the cursor moves in little jerks whenever I move the mouse slowly. If the mouse moves fast, there is no problem. Sometimes it is very...
Posted by kenw, on Oct 21, 2001 at 10:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Let me get this straight. When you say (above... 456 Views / 7 Replies  
Let me get this straight. When you say (above posts) that the TiBook has trouble driving video into both the internal and external displays simultaneously, you must be talking about motion video,...
Posted by kenw, on Jul 25, 2001 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As a related issue, are long-time TiBook users... 410 Views / 9 Replies  
As a related issue, are long-time TiBook users happy with their purchase? I know that new buyers are always ecstatic, but how do TiBook owners feel after using their computers daily for many months?
Posted by kenw, on Jul 22, 2001 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Paul S, Thanks for the tip about the colors.... 392 Views / 11 Replies  
Paul S,

Thanks for the tip about the colors. I thought they were just a marketing gimmick.

It sounds like my CD drive is just too old. Out of curiosity, what is different about new CD drives...
Posted by kenw, on May 29, 2001 at 03:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I should add my computer is a 7500 accelerated to... 392 Views / 11 Replies  
I should add my computer is a 7500 accelerated to a G3/400. If you are right about the computer being too old, it gives me another reason to upgrade after MWNY in July.

As a test, I'll try...
Posted by kenw, on May 29, 2001 at 12:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
can Mac read PC CR-RW? 392 Views / 11 Replies  
After searching the forums it seems like this should be possible, but it doesn't work for me. I created a CD-RW disk on a PC (Windows 98) using Adaptec DirectCD. I chose the option that said...
Posted by kenw, on May 29, 2001 at 09:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm also considering a TiBook as a desktop... 371 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm also considering a TiBook as a desktop replacement for home use. My question concerns AppleCare. From reading other posts, it seems that AppleCare ($350 for 3 years) is generally recommended if...
Posted by kenw, on Apr 1, 2001 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The "Nokia Infrared" modem script mentioned by... 600 Views / 28 Replies  
The "Nokia Infrared" modem script mentioned by tonton is a big help. For anyone with access to a TiBook, are there any other modem scripts included by Apple that work with other cell phone...
Posted by kenw, on Mar 18, 2001 at 10:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is still in the planning stages, but as a... 600 Views / 28 Replies  
This is still in the planning stages, but as a likely example, how about-

Titanium Powerbook
Nokia 8290 cell phone
Cingular Wireless
Posted by kenw, on Mar 17, 2001 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how do you connect a cell phone? 600 Views / 28 Replies  
Is there any simple or standard way of connecting a Mac laptop to a cell phone for connecting to the Internet? A quick web search didn't find anything useful, and cables shown on the Nokia website...
Posted by kenw, on Mar 17, 2001 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
According to the Apple Store, under the multiple... 376 Views / 4 Replies  
According to the Apple Store, under the multiple monitors option-

"Note: The ATI RAGE 128 PCI graphics card is not compatible with the new Apple Studio Displays and Apple Cinema Display and...
Posted by kenw, on Feb 16, 2001 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
two ADC displays on a G4? 376 Views / 4 Replies  
An economical alternative to the 22" Apple Cinema Display might be to use two 15" Apple Flat Panel displays, but this would require a second ADC connector on a PCI card. Do any PCI cards exist that...
Posted by kenw, on Feb 16, 2001 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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