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Definitely missing you guys... still find myself... 14,874 Views / 77 Replies  
Definitely missing you guys... still find myself visiting every day or so just out of habit, but there are only memories to be found here now.
Posted by lockhartt, on Jul 8, 2016 at 03:23 PM, in Mac News
Ummm... looks like after Christmas delivery. Not... 205 Views / 1 Replies  
Ummm... looks like after Christmas delivery. Not cool to fail to point that out... and no way to upgrade.
Posted by lockhartt, on Dec 17, 2015 at 05:57 PM, in Mac News
I'm not sure where the Netflix reliability issues... 1,104 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm not sure where the Netflix reliability issues come from, whether it's on Apple, the ISPs that hate to see so much of their bandwidth gobbled up, or some combination. I must admit; however, that...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 26, 2015 at 01:05 PM, in Mac News
Well, the replacement/removal of discoveryd to... 1,498 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, the replacement/removal of discoveryd to alleviate the networking weirdness it created is worth the price of admission in and of itself.
Posted by lockhartt, on Jun 30, 2015 at 01:09 PM, in Tech News
I can't help but wonder, based on the strange... 359 Views / 5 Replies  
I can't help but wonder, based on the strange commonalities of their descriptions like the four-speaker configuration and the fact that the iPad Plus backplate form photo looks more like a display...
Posted by lockhartt, on Jan 13, 2015 at 04:16 PM, in Tech News
@just-a-poster "I hope Apple enjoyed their... 2,000 Views / 28 Replies  
@just-a-poster
"I hope Apple enjoyed their taxpayer-funded bailout."

Lol, what?! Apple hasn't had a non-profitable quarter in over 15 years, and is one of highest valued companies on the planet....
Posted by lockhartt, on Jan 13, 2015 at 04:06 PM, in Tech News
How is this sharing personal info? Loading a... 315 Views / 3 Replies  
How is this sharing personal info? Loading a remote image can only confirm data they already have by confirming receipt and viewing of the email... with the notable exception of the IP address, which...
Posted by lockhartt, on Jan 9, 2015 at 03:23 PM, in Tech News
@Charles Martin - Sad... but probably true.... 748 Views / 6 Replies  
@Charles Martin - Sad... but probably true. Apparently, if your company continues to operate without ever making any significant profit, it's Ok to break the rules; whereas, if you are actually...
Posted by lockhartt, on Nov 14, 2014 at 01:18 PM, in Tech News
Hold on a minute... if Hachette can set their own... 748 Views / 6 Replies  
Hold on a minute... if Hachette can set their own prices, does this not create the very scenario Amazon cried foul over - causing the DoJ to investigate Apple? You can't have your cake and eat it too.
Posted by lockhartt, on Nov 13, 2014 at 01:19 PM, in Tech News
Instead of bait-and-switch, perhaps Apple... 891 Views / 8 Replies  
Instead of bait-and-switch, perhaps Apple accurately assessed its risk factors vis-a-vis GT and opted to further protect itself from what was perceived as an increased likelihood of failure on GT's...
Posted by lockhartt, on Nov 7, 2014 at 05:40 PM, in Tech News
He certainly has no shortage of excuses as to why... 802 Views / 8 Replies  
He certainly has no shortage of excuses as to why it didn't work, but he missed the most important one - irresponsible leadership. GTAT leadership failed to properly consider all the risk variables...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 30, 2014 at 12:49 PM, in Mac News
If, indeed, leaking the confidentiality agreement... 437 Views / 8 Replies  
If, indeed, leaking the confidentiality agreement and its terms demonstrates an "oppressive" and "burdensome" agreement; then the only thing it would prove is the lack of due diligence or level or...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 13, 2014 at 05:16 PM, in Tech News
chsh -s /bin/tcsh on really old OS X Server ... 373 Views / 5 Replies  
chsh -s /bin/tcsh on really old OS X Server
and chsh -s /bin/zsh on newer but still old OS X Server

mv bash dead_bash = no more bash

Hulk smash
Posted by lockhartt, on Sep 25, 2014 at 05:53 PM, in Tech News
Well, at least now I know why my app was sitting... 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, at least now I know why my app was sitting in Waiting for Review longer than usual :/
Posted by lockhartt, on Sep 5, 2014 at 02:43 PM, in Mac News
Strangely, when a company becomes large enough to... 332 Views / 3 Replies  
Strangely, when a company becomes large enough to accomplish all of its business needs and has reached the vast majority of its potential customer base, there is a tendency for growth to taper off. A...
Posted by lockhartt, on Aug 15, 2014 at 12:31 PM, in Mac News
Duck that shot :) 246 Views / 1 Replies  
Duck that shot :)
Posted by lockhartt, on Jun 3, 2014 at 03:28 PM, in Mac News
Hahahaha - reminds me of the old Vicks 44... 323 Views / 6 Replies  
Hahahaha - reminds me of the old Vicks 44 commercial with Peter Bergman - "I'm not Steve Jobs, but I played him on TV."

Can't think of any other reason Lenovo would think it was a good idea to...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:48 AM, in Tech News
Please, please, please let it fix Safari HTML5 at... 300 Views / 1 Replies  
Please, please, please let it fix Safari HTML5 at the very least, and bring a better UI to Calendar. Thus far, iOS7 goes down as the worst major OS upgrade in Apple history after OS X 10.0 (another...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 1, 2013 at 03:39 PM, in Mac News
A bit ridiculous... Apple didn't define the... 367 Views / 4 Replies  
A bit ridiculous... Apple didn't define the seasons, the network did. In no way did Apple have to do this. Once again; however, it is a shining example of why Apple has such a high satisfaction rate...
Posted by lockhartt, on Sep 24, 2013 at 01:12 PM, in Mac News
Really? People are actually ok with this... 1,177 Views / 12 Replies  
Really? People are actually ok with this nonsense?! So much for the court of public opinion passing judgement on the exploitation of the masses.
Posted by lockhartt, on Sep 17, 2013 at 08:35 PM, in Tech News
Ummm.... "intenal" ? 268 Views / 1 Replies  
Ummm.... "intenal" ?
Posted by lockhartt, on Sep 9, 2013 at 02:29 PM, in Mac News
Sounded like a waste given the requirement that... 897 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounded like a waste given the requirement that you already own Photoshop and it would expire in less than 6 months, but... it's the $9.99 per month offer that expires, not the rate itself. If you're...
Posted by lockhartt, on Sep 4, 2013 at 05:41 PM, in Mac News
@iphonerulez - 'I have only when thing to say,... 1,707 Views / 26 Replies  
@iphonerulez - 'I have only when thing to say, "Larry, don't be a dick."

Did you forget who Larry is? Being a dick is what Larry Ellison does best. Other than sharing an appreciation for Eastern...
Posted by lockhartt, on Aug 13, 2013 at 09:51 AM, in Tech News
Ummm... new Mac Pro-inspired? 360 Views / 1 Replies  
Ummm... new Mac Pro-inspired?
Posted by lockhartt, on Aug 2, 2013 at 05:14 PM, in Tech News
Git'R Done... the sooner the better. Ownership of... 287 Views / 1 Replies  
Git'R Done... the sooner the better. Ownership of PrimeSense would be a significant asset to Apple.
Posted by lockhartt, on Jul 16, 2013 at 01:16 PM, in Tech News
Meh... I'll stick with my soon-to-be-here... 426 Views / 2 Replies  
Meh... I'll stick with my soon-to-be-here Lockitron. Still seems the most flexible solution to date.
Posted by lockhartt, on Jun 18, 2013 at 03:05 PM, in Mac News
Er... what are you talking about? The flexibility... 1,077 Views / 9 Replies  
Er... what are you talking about? The flexibility and leeway allowed to Apple's engineers is no less broad than at Google, you just don't get to hear about it.

Not that this has anything to do...
Posted by lockhartt, on Dec 21, 2012 at 05:56 AM, in Tech News
Schmidt looks more and more like Ballmer every... 861 Views / 20 Replies  
Schmidt looks more and more like Ballmer every day... :)
Posted by lockhartt, on Dec 12, 2012 at 01:23 PM, in Tech News
Yup... I'd say that pretty much sums it up. That... 549 Views / 5 Replies  
Yup... I'd say that pretty much sums it up. That and the fact that Schmidt has finally gotten to the point where he's not turning around every 30 seconds to make sure Steve isn't sneaking up behind...
Posted by lockhartt, on Dec 4, 2012 at 08:18 PM, in Tech News
Umm... so that will really piss me off, along... 451 Views / 6 Replies  
Umm... so that will really piss me off, along with anybody else that bought an iPhone 5.

Performing a 90-day upgrade cycle on a product that is tied to a two-year contract is less than smart -...
Posted by lockhartt, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:34 AM, in Tech News
Go figure... that's actually a reasonable,... 421 Views / 4 Replies  
Go figure... that's actually a reasonable, rational decision on a patent issue.

The top five reasons people buy Android phones are cost, cost, cost, perceived open-ness, and cost... in that order...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:31 AM, in Tech News
I don't think so... I'd love to see the data... 566 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't think so...

I'd love to see the data sources and actual data on which they based this report, because it certainly doesn't match my own personal observations - limited though they may be.
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 2, 2012 at 02:03 PM, in Tech News
? 7,308 Views / 146 Replies  
Why do you use the Dock to switch windows or apps? That's what command-Tab and command-` are for. command-Tab will switch through your apps, and command-` will scroll back through the open windows in...
Posted by lockhartt, on Jul 26, 2008 at 12:02 AM, in macOS
Upgrade Cycle 24,628 Views / 334 Replies  
Indeed, for those of us who like to push our hardware it's very difficult to remember how small a minority we are and how that plays out in terms of economics.



This plays out two ways,...
Posted by lockhartt, on Apr 27, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't like the delay at all... 23,180 Views / 244 Replies  
I don't like the delay at all... it messes up my shutdown routine of ctrl-eject. I used to just hit ctrl-eject and then enter on the computer (currently an iMac Core Duo) as I walked past on the way...
Posted by lockhartt, on Mar 14, 2007 at 02:43 PM, in macOS
Picture Quality 1,633 Views / 13 Replies  
I've connected (don't laugh) both an old, beige G3 Desktop and a G4 XServe to our 32" Samsung LCD via VGA and I'd agree the picture is a little weak/soft for general use... but not bad, I haven't...
Posted by lockhartt, on Apr 11, 2006 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm afraid so... maybe they'll put true dual... 1,124 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm afraid so... maybe they'll put true dual monitor support in some day, but I doubt it... brings the iMac a little too near it's towering brethren.
Posted by lockhartt, on May 28, 2004 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac with External Monitor 1,124 Views / 8 Replies  
Which iMac do you have? If you have a first generation LCD iMac, it will do mirroring. You'll need to to get the Apple VGA Display Adaptor see here...
Posted by lockhartt, on May 27, 2004 at 09:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Good catch... and curse that LCD 2,589 Views / 15 Replies  
I had the same hope briefly about it being some sort of programmatic trick when it first became prominent. It, however, reacted when I ran my finger across the screen... I knew that occasionally...
Posted by lockhartt, on May 10, 2004 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, you can hook up an external monitor, but... 1,124 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, you can hook up an external monitor, but it's not a video card problem. You can actually see the affected areas when the computer is off if you look at the screen at the right angle... they look...
Posted by lockhartt, on May 8, 2004 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac LCD Strangeness 1,124 Views / 8 Replies  
Over the past few days, our iMac's LCD had starting exhibiting some strange problems with the LCD. What started off looking like little dribbles of dead pixels starting to pour down my LCD every two...
Posted by lockhartt, on May 8, 2004 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
If it wasn't my computer, and I didn't know that... 2,589 Views / 15 Replies  
If it wasn't my computer, and I didn't know that the stupid service part for the LCD costs an arm and a leg, I'd think it was kind of interesting... alas, interesting is not my word of choice at the...
Posted by lockhartt, on May 7, 2004 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good catch... and curse that LCD 2,589 Views / 15 Replies  
Yup, thanks for the catch. DeskStar 120GXP it is... I have server on the brain at the moment as I've been spending way too much time on the eServer trying to get WO Monitor/wotaskd to behave.

Tore...
Posted by lockhartt, on May 7, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I did mine about a year ago... 2,589 Views / 15 Replies  
I have a first-generation LCD iMac (800/15"/60GB/SuperDrive), and quickly outgrew the drive once I started playing with digital video. I replaced the stock 5400rpm 60GB, with an IBM DeskStar 7200rpm...
Posted by lockhartt, on May 7, 2004 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
XServe Depth 7,598 Views / 40 Replies  
Was rudely disappointed when we got our Gen 1 G4 XServes in back in 2002 and discovered they were 28" deep and my rack enclosure was only 26" deep, with 20" mount-to-mount depth... ugh! :brick:
...
Posted by lockhartt, on Apr 23, 2004 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Re: Re: When did you switch from OS 9? 6,466 Views / 87 Replies  
Same here in terms of usage versus true migration, it wasn't really ready for 100% use as primary OS before 10.1. I was at about 20-30% use in public beta, and 50-60% use with 10.0.X.
...
Posted by lockhartt, on Jan 25, 2004 at 03:51 PM, in macOS
Originally posted by dcemt: <STRONG>Good: Very... 1,606 Views / 121 Replies  
Originally posted by dcemt:
<STRONG>Good: Very responsive. Feels very quick.
Rock solid and stable.
built in windows networking.
All the fun of Unix, with a better GUI and...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 10, 2001 at 12:46 AM, in macOS
&gt;&gt; BAD: Burning sucks on my machine. B/W... 1,606 Views / 121 Replies  
&gt;&gt; BAD: Burning sucks on my machine. B/W G3 350 DVD, Ext Yamaha 16X10X40 Firewire CDRW. The finder won't burn without errors, the finder becomes unresponsive during burns. Even with toast, I...
Posted by lockhartt, on Oct 10, 2001 at 12:39 AM, in macOS
Reformatting as MS-DOS is definitely not an... 2,836 Views / 196 Replies  
Reformatting as MS-DOS is definitely not an option anymore... not cool, not cool at all.
Posted by lockhartt, on Jan 12, 2001 at 04:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've been using iMovie on my iMac DV with a JVC... 2,396 Views / 11 Replies  
I've been using iMovie on my iMac DV with a JVC GR-DV3u for over six months now without issue, and I know others with JVC camcorders are also having success. The only camcorder I know of from JVC...
Posted by lockhartt, on Jun 22, 2000 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
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