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Photos that you save are located in the Photos... 9,691 Views / 11 Replies  
Photos that you save are located in the Photos app in a folder called "Saved Photos." Delete these photos the same way you delete other photos (by opening the photo and tapping the trash icon at the...
Posted by mikemako, on May 3, 2010 at 11:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
:thumbsup: Mobile Me has been working perfectly... 635 Views / 5 Replies  
:thumbsup: Mobile Me has been working perfectly for me so far. When I update my iPhone's address book or calendar, it shows up on my computer within a minute. I especially like that reminders I set...
Posted by mikemako, on Sep 2, 2008 at 09:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The easiest way for me to transfer large files is... 584 Views / 12 Replies  
The easiest way for me to transfer large files is through iChat. You and your friend must be signed into iChat (or if your friend doesn't have a Mac, they can use AIM). Then, from the menubar, choose...
Posted by mikemako, on Jul 29, 2008 at 10:24 PM, in Applications
I have also seen reports about a 5 year exclusive... 4,032 Views / 14 Replies  
I have also seen reports about a 5 year exclusive agreement with AT&T, but not one of the reports has been based on official info from AT&T or Apple. We really don't know if it's a 5 year...
Posted by mikemako, on May 7, 2008 at 09:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have The Sims Party Pack, which is three... 618 Views / 2 Replies  
I have The Sims Party Pack, which is three original Sims games on one disc (The Sims, Livin' Large, Hot Date). I bought it at the Apple Store a couple years ago - they might still sell it there. It...
Posted by mikemako, on Feb 16, 2008 at 12:17 PM, in Gaming
My first impression is that the new UI is a big... 5,033 Views / 119 Replies  
My first impression is that the new UI is a big improvement, both functionally and aesthetically. I like the way you can flip through the DVD's and TV Shows. And moving around through the menu feels...
Posted by mikemako, on Feb 12, 2008 at 09:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Taking notes is one of the ways I use my iPhone.... 6,630 Views / 12 Replies  
Taking notes is one of the ways I use my iPhone. I like to jot down thoughts throughout the day, and they usually consist of a few paragraphs. This device works very nicely for this task, especially...
Posted by mikemako, on Feb 4, 2008 at 08:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I got my first Mac in January 2001. It was a... 2,795 Views / 141 Replies  
I got my first Mac in January 2001. It was a 533MHz Dual Processor G4 Powermac. I had owned 2 PCs before this, and had used Windows 98 and Windows ME. I didn't really like Windows, it crashed a lot...
Posted by mikemako, on Jan 27, 2008 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi there. I'm surprised no one mentioned this... 2,051 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi there. I'm surprised no one mentioned this yet, but your computer cannot run Leopard. It must have at least a 867MHz G4. Definitely stick with Tiger on your computer.

-Mike
Posted by mikemako, on Dec 8, 2007 at 09:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I've had mind since the day it came out, and I... 1,196 Views / 17 Replies  
I've had mind since the day it came out, and I can tell you I cannot think of another product I own that is such high quality. I have dropped the phone a few times and this has caused the metal...
Posted by mikemako, on Nov 28, 2007 at 09:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We had a teeny bit of rain yesterday in Los... 740 Views / 10 Replies  
We had a teeny bit of rain yesterday in Los Angeles, and I wanted to track it, so I made a couple webclips out of some live precipitation radar images that I found on a local weather website. Great...
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:52 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm with you. The phone was worth it for me, but... 4,648 Views / 151 Replies  
I'm with you. The phone was worth it for me, but I am glad they've reduced the price because so many people were asking for that. Now more people can enjoy this awesome phone!
Posted by mikemako, on Sep 5, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Update: it was a bad video card. I have replaced... 973 Views / 6 Replies  
Update: it was a bad video card. I have replaced it and the computer is now working.

The only other problem I now have is that the computer requires the PMU button to be pushed if it is shut down...
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 14, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the suggestion, but yeah I did try... 973 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestion, but yeah I did try using a different install disk and the same thing: OS X installed, but once installation was complete, I just got the blue screen of sadness.

Has...
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 9, 2007 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
How to determine hardware cause of Blue Screen 973 Views / 6 Replies  
My Powermac G4 1.4GHz recently died, or so it seems. There have been no hardware or software changes recently, but when I try to boot it up, it only gets as far as the blank blue screen. I tried all...
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 8, 2007 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
sent: 38.9 MB received: 189 MB EDGE has... 840 Views / 16 Replies  
sent: 38.9 MB
received: 189 MB

EDGE has been really nice and convenient for me since I work outside with no Internet access. Sometimes EDGE is really slow, but it's better than what I had before...
Posted by mikemako, on Jul 24, 2007 at 11:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My iPhone hasn't frozen yet and I've been using... 16,781 Views / 39 Replies  
My iPhone hasn't frozen yet and I've been using it heavily since launch day. My main problem is with Safari. Typing in Safari sometimes gets sluggish, and Safari crashes pretty often.
Posted by mikemako, on Jul 22, 2007 at 07:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry to hear you had such a negative experience... 1,272 Views / 22 Replies  
Sorry to hear you had such a negative experience - I can understand why that would tarnish your opinion of the iPhone. I would be totally bummed if I lost years of contact info! For myself, the...
Posted by mikemako, on Jul 8, 2007 at 06:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't think converting your songs to AAC is... 14,582 Views / 22 Replies  
I don't think converting your songs to AAC is going to make any difference. All my songs are AAC and I've had the iPod crash a few times while surfing the net. The only thing that clears it up for me...
Posted by mikemako, on Jul 4, 2007 at 01:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just shut down & restarted my iPhone and it... 14,582 Views / 22 Replies  
I just shut down & restarted my iPhone and it seems to have cleared up the bugs for me too! Great advice, thanks.
Posted by mikemako, on Jul 1, 2007 at 12:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yeah, it's got some big bugs. I've had the same... 14,582 Views / 22 Replies  
yeah, it's got some big bugs. I've had the same problem with the iPod crashing while surfing the net, and Safari has crashed a few times as well. Looking forward to the update that will correct this.
Posted by mikemako, on Jul 1, 2007 at 12:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I agree with Waragainstsleep. The upgrade to... 543 Views / 3 Replies  
I agree with Waragainstsleep. The upgrade to twice the MB of VRAM is significant, but the real improvement will be the large 20in screen. If you can afford it, it is worth the extra money.

In...
Posted by mikemako, on Jun 28, 2007 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Definitely the more RAM the better, but his model... 915 Views / 22 Replies  
Definitely the more RAM the better, but his model (http://support.apple.com/specs/macbookpro/MacBook_Pro.html) of Macbook Pro will only take a max of 2GB.
Posted by mikemako, on May 1, 2007 at 09:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sometimes when you move your account from an... 4,957 Views / 22 Replies  
Sometimes when you move your account from an older computer to a newer one, it will cause the corruption of some of your "Preference" files. This can certainly cause your computer to hang and feel...
Posted by mikemako, on Feb 6, 2007 at 09:08 PM, in Mac OS X
This is so funny.. that's exactly what happened... 843 Views / 26 Replies  
This is so funny.. that's exactly what happened to me! I took the eMac in and they told me how much it would cost. No way was I going to pay $600 (USD) so I just took it back home and it started...
Posted by mikemako, on Dec 22, 2006 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
My parent's eMac screen was dying and Apple told... 843 Views / 26 Replies  
My parent's eMac screen was dying and Apple told me it would be $600 to fix it, almost the cost of the computer when I bought it!

If you bought your Mac within the last 3 years it might be covered...
Posted by mikemako, on Dec 19, 2006 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same here. I own CS as well, never upgraded to CS... 10,517 Views / 108 Replies  
Same here. I own CS as well, never upgraded to CS 2 because it didn't have any features that I needed. I will definitely buy CS 3. Why doesn't Adobe just let us pre-order CS 3 and include a permanent...
Posted by mikemako, on Dec 16, 2006 at 12:28 PM, in Applications
The image should still be in Photo Booth. Try... 1,022 Views / 9 Replies  
The image should still be in Photo Booth. Try opening Photo Booth and look in the bottom panel for the image. Just drag the image to your desktop and you'll have a copy of the full size picture.
Posted by mikemako, on Dec 14, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm getting him the Superman Movie box-set and an... 1,066 Views / 36 Replies  
I'm getting him the Superman Movie box-set and an iPod Shuffle.

I think the shuffle will be perfect for him because the text on the iPods with screens is too small for him to see. Also, I think...
Posted by mikemako, on Dec 7, 2006 at 07:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmm.. I just upgraded to the 30GB 5.5G from a... 2,075 Views / 23 Replies  
Hmm.. I just upgraded to the 30GB 5.5G from a 30GB 4G, and it doesn't feel less responsive at all. It feels quite snappy and nice. Do you think maybe the 30GB 5.5G is less laggy than the 80GB?
Posted by mikemako, on Nov 14, 2006 at 05:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use Microsoft Messenger myself. It runs really... 23,481 Views / 11 Replies  
I use Microsoft Messenger myself. It runs really well on my MacBook, and looks good (in my opinion). Here a link to Microsoft's Messenger page:

Microsoft Messenger...
Posted by mikemako, on Nov 8, 2006 at 10:08 PM, in Applications
I've been a Safari guy, pretty much since it came... 4,758 Views / 60 Replies  
I've been a Safari guy, pretty much since it came out. I use Firefox in Windows, and Safari in OS X.

Since Firefox 2.0 has been released, I have been using it exclusively. I really like the user...
Posted by mikemako, on Nov 1, 2006 at 04:27 AM, in Applications
Look in the top level of your hard drive >... 10,635 Views / 3 Replies  
Look in the top level of your hard drive > Library > Screensavers. Then right click on the screensavers and choose "Show Package Contents." The images will be in there.
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 31, 2006 at 08:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Also fake because the desktop has the default... 4,058 Views / 54 Replies  
Also fake because the desktop has the default wallpaper from OS X 10.0.
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 29, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Agreed. This is going to be the first significant... 1,579 Views / 35 Replies  
Agreed. This is going to be the first significant upgrade of Mac OS X since Apple officially switched to Intel. If they're placing priority on optimizing for a specific architecture, you can bet...
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 25, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Mac OS X
The 800MHz G3 iBook is a good machine if you're... 702 Views / 13 Replies  
The 800MHz G3 iBook is a good machine if you're just using it for internet, email, and iTunes. Like the other posts said, make sure to max out the RAM (640MB), and make sure the Logic Board has...
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 23, 2006 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: In my case it was an OEM copy, (WinXP Home Full... 24,595 Views / 62 Replies  
In my case it was an OEM copy, (WinXP Home Full Version for $90).

I guess it was just that, like the other poster said, the activations were several months apart.
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 18, 2006 at 08:43 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
Sticky: Just wanted to add my eXPerience: I... 24,595 Views / 62 Replies  
Just wanted to add my eXPerience:

I installed and activated Windows XP with Boot Camp about 6 months ago. Then a couple weeks ago I installed and activated the same copy of Windows XP through...
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 12, 2006 at 05:25 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
I have almost the same laptop, an 800MHz G3... 650 Views / 6 Replies  
I have almost the same laptop, an 800MHz G3 iBook. The logic board on it died about a month ago, and I had the same problem: no display.

Apple charges $295 (USD) to fix it, unless it's within 3...
Posted by mikemako, on Oct 10, 2006 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To make the Dock clear? Try Clear Dock... 679 Views / 7 Replies  
To make the Dock clear?

Try Clear Dock (http://www.unsanity.com/haxies/cleardock)
Posted by mikemako, on Sep 25, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Here's another vote for the new iTunes look. I... 1,960 Views / 42 Replies  
Here's another vote for the new iTunes look. I actually like the icon, too.

-Mike
Posted by mikemako, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:36 AM, in Mac OS X
You can tell Spotlight not to index your Hard... 4,199 Views / 77 Replies  
You can tell Spotlight not to index your Hard Drive this way:

1. Open System Preferences
2. Click on the Spotlight icon
3. Click on the Privacy tab
4. Click on the plus sign
5. Choose your...
Posted by mikemako, on Sep 10, 2006 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
As "goMac" said, it is very easy to install Vista... 2,244 Views / 7 Replies  
As "goMac" said, it is very easy to install Vista using Pre-RC1 (and I assume Vista RC1 as well) with the newest version of Boot Camp. No need for any tricks or weird deletion of partitions like what...
Posted by mikemako, on Sep 6, 2006 at 11:50 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes, I should have mentioned that. My Powermac is... 999 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, I should have mentioned that. My Powermac is pretty noisey, but other than that it is a super sweet machine.
Posted by mikemako, on Sep 1, 2006 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply, but this is what I was... 2,973 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, but this is what I was talking about. It seems kinda complicated.

Do I have to buy an adapter, an enclosure, and a hard drive seperately? Is there 1 place I can go to get all...
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 31, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Easy To Use ExpressCard/34 External Hard Drive? 2,973 Views / 3 Replies  
I really need to purchase an external hard drive for my MacBook Pro, but all the solutions I have found so far are a little confusing for me. I've found bundles for 7TB of storage and external casing...
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 31, 2006 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My computer is a Powermac G4 (Dual) 1.42GHz. It... 999 Views / 14 Replies  
My computer is a Powermac G4 (Dual) 1.42GHz. It was the fastest in the line G4 Powermacs, can hold up to 2GB Memory, and up to 4 internal Hard Drives. It is (still) a very fast and stable computer,...
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 31, 2006 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
To expand on that, a playlist with unchecked... 846 Views / 7 Replies  
To expand on that, a playlist with unchecked songs should only play the one song you choose. It will not continue onto the next song.
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 24, 2006 at 08:06 PM, in Applications
Agreed. Except Windows 2000 runs faster than XP... 1,789 Views / 17 Replies  
Agreed. Except Windows 2000 runs faster than XP if you are using older hardware. Other than that, WinXP Service Pack 2 has come a long way since Windows 2000. The driver support in XP is much better,...
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 17, 2006 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have found that just copying the Microsoft... 1,613 Views / 20 Replies  
I have found that just copying the Microsoft Office folder is sufficient for running Office on my second computer. Are there any crucial files that don't get copied over when this method is used?
Posted by mikemako, on Aug 16, 2006 at 10:14 PM, in Applications
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