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I've been using OSX since the public beta on a... 2,082 Views / 57 Replies  
I've been using OSX since the public beta on a Dual 500mhz G4. Lion is my favorite to date. It screams on my 13" MBA. I also like the refined graphics. Anytime I go to my old Mac Mini the...
Posted by Toyin, on Apr 14, 2012 at 11:40 PM, in Mac OS X
What he said.^ 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
What he said.^
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 27, 2011 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's always a bad idea to buy technology as it... 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
It's always a bad idea to buy technology as it will eventually be bettered by something else. I also had an iPod Photo (for those who remembered it), but enjoyed it throughly for years.
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And if the topic had been is an SSD worth it, we... 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
And if the topic had been is an SSD worth it, we could argue this at nausea, but it's not.

The original poster was in the same boat as I am. Beachballs...tired of waiting...thinking of getting a...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay to answer your question without being... 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
Okay to answer your question without being obnoxious as some other posts.

I NEVER said I HAD TO replace the computer. Was " 'instantaneous' operation" absolutely required for me to be effective? ...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes...get over it. 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
Yes...get over it.
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 25, 2011 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went from a 7200rpm 500GB drive to the 256... 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
I went from a 7200rpm 500GB drive to the 256 Crucial. They aren't even remotely on the same playing field. Almost all applications launch in less then a second. Apps that I used to launch and...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 25, 2011 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm still loving my SSD. You can get the Crucial... 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm still loving my SSD. You can get the Crucial 256 SSD as cheap as $490 at Amazon.

Out of curiosity I downloaded xbench to compare my results to those posted in the article above.

XBench...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 24, 2011 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, even with 8gb of ram, I opted out of this ... 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
Yes, even with 8gb of ram, I opted out of this part. This page was one of many discussing SSD drives and OSX. Here's another page (http://poller.se/2010/08/optimizing-mac-os-x-for-ssd-drives/).
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 8, 2011 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For Christmas I got the Crucial 256 SSD Hard... 1,750 Views / 34 Replies  
For Christmas I got the Crucial 256 SSD Hard Drive (http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.aspx?imodule=CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1) and upgraded from 4gb to 8gb RAM. I was growing tired of beach balls and...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 8, 2011 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
lol. You would think using OSX since the public... 13,436 Views / 175 Replies  
lol. You would think using OSX since the public beta and even creating my own OSX theme I would suggest one of the simplest solutions. I happen to like the eye candy associated with using partially...
Posted by Toyin, on Sep 6, 2009 at 04:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, I should have elaborated. Unless you're... 13,436 Views / 175 Replies  
Sorry, I should have elaborated. Unless you're frequently adding applications that start with "A" the image should stay stable. Using the folder image is great if:

A) You like the look of the...
Posted by Toyin, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:05 AM, in Mac OS X
Right click and select "Sort by" Name 13,436 Views / 175 Replies  
Right click and select "Sort by" Name
Posted by Toyin, on Sep 6, 2009 at 08:44 AM, in Mac OS X
No 13" MBP and Safari definitely seems slower in... 13,436 Views / 175 Replies  
No 13" MBP and Safari definitely seems slower in SL. Everything else seems better.
Posted by Toyin, on Sep 2, 2009 at 09:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Look at the Health and Fitness section. ... 1,290 Views / 2 Replies  
Look at the Health and Fitness section.
-Eponyms
-idb Database allows you to keep encrypted patient data and can be a nice database for lecture notes...etc
-Medical Calculator
-Pub Search allows...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 3, 2008 at 02:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Funny, was just reading this article to help me... 479 Views / 6 Replies  
Funny, was just reading this article to help me with printer sharing

http://www.macworld.com/article/135474/2008/09/leopard_windows.html?lsrc=rss_main
Posted by Toyin, on Sep 28, 2008 at 01:58 PM, in Networking
Poll: You could be right. However I renamed my HD to... 1,420 Views / 34 Replies  
You could be right. However I renamed my HD to it's previous name after that back up and it's been able to do incremental back ups since.
Posted by Toyin, on Mar 2, 2008 at 05:27 PM, in Mac OS X
If you're talking about working with the finder... 504 Views / 4 Replies  
If you're talking about working with the finder here are your options.

Drag the folder to...
The Dock
The Side Bar
The Toolbar

or

create an alias and put it anywhere.
Posted by Toyin, on Mar 2, 2008 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I like Time Machine. I used to use CCC to clone... 1,420 Views / 34 Replies  
I like Time Machine. I used to use CCC to clone my hard drive every month or so, and Chronosync to perform daily and weekly backups. What I like about Time Machine is that it keeps older files. ...
Posted by Toyin, on Mar 2, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Number of pixels alone does not tell you about... 4,893 Views / 119 Replies  
Number of pixels alone does not tell you about the quality of the image. The level of definition has ALOT more to do with the type of lens, and multiple settings regarding how you capture the image....
Posted by Toyin, on Feb 15, 2008 at 01:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I watched the Fantastic Four Rise of the Silver... 4,893 Views / 119 Replies  
I watched the Fantastic Four Rise of the Silver Surfer today. At 1st I thought it looked like crap, but then realized that I had the settings turned waaaay up (max brightness, sharpness..etc). ...
Posted by Toyin, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Usually when there's a big update a scourge the... 4,893 Views / 119 Replies  
Usually when there's a big update a scourge the Apple forums to pick up problems before I upgrade. This time the most information came from Macrumors forums...
Posted by Toyin, on Feb 13, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I read plenty of complaints about TV shows and... 4,893 Views / 119 Replies  
I read plenty of complaints about TV shows and their sorting before the upgrade. Not quite sure why you updated if TV organization was a huge deal for you.

As for the new UI, that's been out...
Posted by Toyin, on Feb 13, 2008 at 04:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use Comcast. It gave me the okay to watch a HD... 4,893 Views / 119 Replies  
I use Comcast. It gave me the okay to watch a HD movie in about 1 minute! I was quite surprised, since X-box on the same network takes about 10minutes before it's ready. Unfortunately I don't...
Posted by Toyin, on Feb 12, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wife's Macbook. Definitely had some rough... 18,915 Views / 96 Replies  
Wife's Macbook. Definitely had some rough treatment. Not cracked, ordered the week it came out.

Wouldn't this have been easier as a poll?
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 27, 2008 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I get this with any file downloaded, despite... 9,073 Views / 12 Replies  
I get this with any file downloaded, despite which browser I'm using. I believe there is an option to not have the warning displayed anymore. Personally I keep it as an extra reminder.
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 27, 2008 at 03:50 PM, in Mac OS X
No really, tell us how you feel. Spatial... 5,976 Views / 98 Replies  
No really, tell us how you feel.

Spatial finder really hasn't been an issue for me since 10.1 or whenever they introduced columnview.

My windows always open in columnview because I clicked the...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 25, 2008 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Try migration assistant to move your information.... 560 Views / 9 Replies  
Try migration assistant to move your information. I haven't tried Time Machine to restore a machine, but it can't be much easier then migration assistant.
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 25, 2008 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Of course you CAN do most of everything that... 2,773 Views / 69 Replies  
Of course you CAN do most of everything that Apple TV does with my MacBook pro, but not as well and not as seamless (Isn't this why most of us use Apple products in the 1st place?). For example, my...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 24, 2008 at 05:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I like the increased storage for a couple of... 2,773 Views / 69 Replies  
I like the increased storage for a couple of reasons. 160gb is enough for me at this moment. I've got 802.11n so streaming shouldn't be an issue, but it means I have to have the computer on and...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 22, 2008 at 12:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered it the day of the Keynote. I'm... 2,773 Views / 69 Replies  
I ordered it the day of the Keynote. I'm actually surprised how much fun it is before the update. I've synced 35gb of photos, music, and videos, and REALLY enjoy watching the content on our 50"...
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 21, 2008 at 09:29 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It let me know I'm somewhere in the vicinity of... 3,421 Views / 24 Replies  
It let me know I'm somewhere in the vicinity of Boston. Pretty useless unless you're REALLY lost.

I exaggerate, but it usually gives me about a one mile radius in the suburbs.
Posted by Toyin, on Jan 17, 2008 at 10:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've used both extensively and the last version... 69,223 Views / 69 Replies  
I've used both extensively and the last version of Fusion is the 1st one that I found useable. I used it for a couple of weeks recently because I needed Shared Networking and that option was dropped...
Posted by Toyin, on Dec 20, 2007 at 09:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
.mac mail won't sync with iPhone 582 Views / 0 Replies  
My iPhone won't sync 'Sent' or 'Trash' items with my .mac account. I've set the preferences in the Advance tab to save sent messages and trash on the server. However all the emails sent from my...
Posted by Toyin, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I never recommended that you use metadata. That... 16,460 Views / 319 Replies  
I never recommended that you use metadata. That was for the homework commenter. If you're downloading or copying files that you need to find later, it is worth it to take the time to add metadata or...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 28, 2007 at 08:49 PM, in Mac OS X
typing this from my iPhone so this will be short ... 16,460 Views / 319 Replies  
typing this from my iPhone so this will be short


One click of the simley face get's you a finder window, whether you have one open or not.

People need to learn to adapt. When I switched to...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 28, 2007 at 01:38 PM, in Mac OS X
If at 1st you don't succeed... ... 16,460 Views / 319 Replies  
If at 1st you don't succeed...




Actually since I had issues with my iPhone syncing videos, I've been moving and renaming files quiet a lot recently. Even without that issue, I download and...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 27, 2007 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Jeez what a bunch of whining. I'm sorry... 16,460 Views / 319 Replies  
Jeez what a bunch of whining.

I'm sorry but hierarchal menus in the dock is one of the MOST inefficient ways to do half of the things people are whining about.

Guess what? There might be...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 27, 2007 at 07:20 PM, in Mac OS X
No all the information was identical. They were... 1,780 Views / 10 Replies  
No all the information was identical. They were all categorized as Music Videos (and why doesn't iTunes have a Music Videos tab?). I changed them all to movies and a few synchronized. That's what...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 26, 2007 at 03:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've got that option checked. I chose 80 music... 1,780 Views / 10 Replies  
I've got that option checked. I chose 80 music videos to sync. Until I re-imported them, it would only sync 54 of them. After the re-import there are still 5 missing, but I can take a look at them...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well I can tell already that the restore isn't... 1,780 Views / 10 Replies  
Well I can tell already that the restore isn't working. Even before the copying ends, I can see that the it will not sync certain videos. I think it might be an ID3 tag issue.

After it syncs,...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iSquint worked for one 1 out of the 3 files I... 1,780 Views / 10 Replies  
iSquint worked for one 1 out of the 3 files I tried.

I'm in the process of wiping and restoring the iPhone. Hoping that will do something

Thanks for the tip though. iSquint seems a lot...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Trouble syncing music videos on iPhone 1,780 Views / 10 Replies  
I've been trying to get a number of videos on my iPhone with no luck.

Steps I've taken to date:
1. Find files in the finder. Launch them in Quicktime and export them for iPod. The files are...
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 26, 2007 at 12:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone remembers the time and date of songs played 824 Views / 4 Replies  
iPhone remembers the time and date of songs played
Posted by Toyin, on Oct 24, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry, rant wasn't towards you. There's so much... 69,223 Views / 69 Replies  
Sorry, rant wasn't towards you. There's so much negativity towards Parallels (which was in the market WAY before fusion) and raves about VMware's Fusion. I just don't see it.
Posted by Toyin, on Aug 18, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I don't know why I keep trying Fusion. It must... 69,223 Views / 69 Replies  
I don't know why I keep trying Fusion. It must be all the glowing reports, but I tried it again yesterday, and for me it just plain sucks. I'm on a MBP with 3gb of RAM. Both Fusion and Parallels...
Posted by Toyin, on Aug 18, 2007 at 08:10 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'd be curious to see the same tests with Windows... 69,223 Views / 69 Replies  
I'd be curious to see the same tests with Windows XP professional. On my system Parallels feels much quicker.
Posted by Toyin, on Aug 17, 2007 at 12:11 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Also I think iPhoto 6, iMovie HD, and Tiger are... 5,862 Views / 143 Replies  
Also I think iPhoto 6, iMovie HD, and Tiger are awesome. I would be very happy with them as is.

What impressed me about iPhoto, iMovie is that they made it faster, better, and improved the GUI....
Posted by Toyin, on Aug 13, 2007 at 03:50 PM, in Applications
So what has me pumped about this release. #1... 5,862 Views / 143 Replies  
So what has me pumped about this release.

#1 feature is speed. iPhoto screams on the MBP, no delay, no lag, I can scan through images as fast as I can hit the arrow keys. That in itself is...
Posted by Toyin, on Aug 13, 2007 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
I'm not a programmer so I couldn't tell you. ... 5,862 Views / 143 Replies  
I'm not a programmer so I couldn't tell you. This iMovie seems like it was a complete rewrite from the ground up. While I don't think adding a timeline would be hard, it would be useless unless you...
Posted by Toyin, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:59 PM, in Applications
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