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Not fixed with 10.8.3, sadly. Was good for a few... 1,423 Views / 4 Replies  
Not fixed with 10.8.3, sadly. Was good for a few days (getting my hopes up), but the glitches remain.
Posted by all2ofme, on Mar 28, 2013 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I saw that, P - fingers crossed! It mentions... 1,423 Views / 4 Replies  
I saw that, P - fingers crossed!

It mentions 2011 iMacs specifically, but I'm hoping that they used the same audio hardware and it's just that they're being economical with their release notes....
Posted by all2ofme, on Mar 15, 2013 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Audio issues (optical out) on Mac Pro with 10.8 1,423 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

I'd been loving the sound of my Mac Pro (6 x 3.33GHz) out into an external DAC (made by Headroom) and a pair of Sennheiser HD800s. Great sounds. But...

Since about six months ago I'd...
Posted by all2ofme, on Mar 15, 2013 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, mduell - my Eizo supports HDCP, but only... 1,087 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks, mduell - my Eizo supports HDCP, but only over single link DVI (and based on some reading this morning it appears that most things are hit and miss when it comes to dual link and HDCP).
...
Posted by all2ofme, on Mar 13, 2013 at 07:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the other replies, everyone. The... 1,087 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the other replies, everyone.

The Blu-ray option is a bit of a non-starter for me (no optical drive and no immediate gratification if I feel like watching...THAT), but the HDCP stripper...
Posted by all2ofme, on Mar 6, 2013 at 05:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the reply, angelmb. I'm assuming... 1,087 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, angelmb.

I'm assuming you never get these sorts of issues with your Cinema Display?
iTunes Store HD Movies Don’t Play on My Monitor: Solutions | iLounge Article...
Posted by all2ofme, on Mar 4, 2013 at 10:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Monitor/TV/HDCP recommendation for films on Mac Pro 1,087 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi all,

Long time no posting for me.

I've got a Mac Pro with the HD5870 video card, running a gorgeous Eizo CG303W monitor that won't play HD films from the iTunes Store over dual-link DVI....
Posted by all2ofme, on Mar 4, 2013 at 07:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Jeff - what people are suggesting with a hot... 361 Views / 19 Replies  
Jeff - what people are suggesting with a hot corner in the Screen Saver section isn't a screen saver - it's what it seems you want, triggered by a hot corner rather than a menu item. That, or the...
Posted by all2ofme, on Dec 4, 2012 at 10:15 PM, in macOS
Strangely, the Eizo I went with (CG303W) was... 2,985 Views / 87 Replies  
Strangely, the Eizo I went with (CG303W) was quite a bit cheaper in the UK than the prices I could see in the US. Odd - very seldom works out that way! I'm loving it so far.

Mine:...
Posted by all2ofme, on Aug 18, 2011 at 05:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
iTunes issues on 10.6.8 1,142 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

I've had two odd issues today on my Mac Pro.

First one was when iTunes told me something along the lines of "This Mac is not set up to sync", which was odd after many years of syncing...
Posted by all2ofme, on Aug 11, 2011 at 04:55 PM, in Applications
FWIW I've reinstalled (for other reasons) several... 996 Views / 3 Replies  
FWIW I've reinstalled (for other reasons) several times and the bug stays with me.
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 21, 2011 at 03:33 PM, in Applications
If I'm understanding you correctly then I think I... 996 Views / 3 Replies  
If I'm understanding you correctly then I think I have the same thing sometimes. It has to be a bug, as it's so difficult to replicate.

It happens randomly to me (or at least it feels random) when...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 18, 2011 at 07:42 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply. I'm already using the... 1,329 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

I'm already using the optical out (as far as I know there's only the one) to the digital streamer - OP says that.

I'm lucky enough not normally to need to limit my...
Posted by all2ofme, on Feb 6, 2011 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sound cards for Mac Pro (extra outputs) 1,329 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi all,

I've got a Mac Pro running pretty much all of my music and films. I have two out-board DACs (one headphone amp, the other a digital streamer/amp), and I'd rather use either Toslink or...
Posted by all2ofme, on Feb 6, 2011 at 05:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yep, it's the Logitech Quickcam Vision Pro -... 481,715 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Yep, it's the Logitech Quickcam Vision Pro - works fine, though it's not as good as the one in my MBP.

I'm loving the Eizo, but in some ways it's a step down from the 30" ACD:
- getting the...
Posted by all2ofme, on Dec 2, 2010 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've made a few changes in the last while, so... 481,715 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I've made a few changes in the last while, so here goes:
http://www.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/0d91cd4d11.jpg (http://www.freeimagehosting.net/)
Posted by all2ofme, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
As far as I can see the iMac and dual CPU Mac... 1,576 Views / 32 Replies  
As far as I can see the iMac and dual CPU Mac Pros are only a better deal if you don't want:
- a more expandable (and more easily expandable) machine
- to bring your own monitor
- several cores...
Posted by all2ofme, on Oct 29, 2010 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hmmm, given the choice between: a) Fast, quiet... 1,522 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmmm, given the choice between:
a) Fast, quiet computer
b) Fast, noisy computer

...I'd take the noisy one because it makes me feel good about how much money it's making me.
</sarcasm>
Posted by all2ofme, on Aug 31, 2010 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Looking promising: Radeon 5870 in 2006 Mac Pro... 3,667 Views / 35 Replies  
Looking promising:
Radeon 5870 in 2006 Mac Pro (http://www.barefeats.com/wst10g3.html)
Posted by all2ofme, on Aug 27, 2010 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
In-store Mac Pro configurations 463 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

Anyone know what the default configs at the retail stores are/will be?

I'm wondering which ones I can go and buy off the shelf.
Posted by all2ofme, on Aug 23, 2010 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Other users on the machine is my concern. Most of... 1,512 Views / 4 Replies  
Other users on the machine is my concern. Most of this data would be stored in my home folder if my SSD were 2TB in size :)

It's my girlfriend (or others) accidentally deleting files, photos etc....
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 15, 2010 at 07:23 AM, in macOS
Hi P, Thanks for the note. I've found... 1,512 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi P,

Thanks for the note.

I've found this (Aperture 2: Troubleshooting Basics (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2945)) for the Aperture permissions repair, but am hesitant to leave it at that...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 15, 2010 at 05:14 AM, in macOS
Recursive chmod on external drive (or other ideas?) 1,512 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got an issue with my external drive (Lacie in the list below):

Mollbook:Volumes ben$ ls -abehklO /Volumes
total 4
drwxrwxrwt@ 8 root admin hidden 272B 11 Jul 20:06 .
0: group:everyone deny...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 14, 2010 at 06:22 AM, in macOS
Great explanation guys - thanks. I'll sit tight... 1,056 Views / 23 Replies  
Great explanation guys - thanks. I'll sit tight with my slow (doh!) SSD until I get TRIM support, I think, rather than go through the hassle of backing up, blatting it somewhere that supports TRIM...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 14, 2010 at 06:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is there a reason that zeroing all data would... 1,056 Views / 23 Replies  
Is there a reason that zeroing all data would have a negative effect if you're installing the OS from scratch on your drive? If it doesn't improve things that's one thing, but if it actively degrades...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 12, 2010 at 07:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good question - answer is that I'd feel much more... 3,068 Views / 34 Replies  
Good question - answer is that I'd feel much more comfortable knowing that it'd only be my user who could make changes/work with my Aperture libraries/iTunes libraries etc.

Note - Have created a...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 11, 2010 at 06:05 PM, in macOS
I'm another one stumbling on this thread after... 3,068 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm another one stumbling on this thread after it's long been consigned to something other than the front page :)

I've got an issue with my external drive (Lacie in the list below):
...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 11, 2010 at 05:30 PM, in macOS
Thanks very much for the reply, Voicebox. ... 566 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks very much for the reply, Voicebox.

I'd tried what you'd listed, but it wasn't practical for all of the files, as some of them needed special permissions. What seems to have helped is this:...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jul 11, 2010 at 03:36 PM, in macOS
Permissions advice needed 566 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm moving my previous files across from a backup and wondered about permissions.

My new user account has the same name as my old one, but I had permissions issues last time I tried to...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 30, 2010 at 08:24 AM, in macOS
I've reinstalled again and it seems not to be... 573 Views / 5 Replies  
I've reinstalled again and it seems not to be doing it. Yet, at least :)
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 30, 2010 at 06:07 AM, in macOS
As strange as it sounds, Steve - they just move... 573 Views / 5 Replies  
As strange as it sounds, Steve - they just move while I'm logged in doing something else.

If it's that "something else" that's special - I don't know. Nothing that I've noticed so far.
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 29, 2010 at 07:19 PM, in macOS
Det är precis det som är konstigt - jag har inte... 573 Views / 5 Replies  
Det är precis det som är konstigt - jag har inte flyttat *någonting* ifrån gamla datorn, bara installerat operativsystemet!

Alla Dock filerna och Preferences mappen ägs av 501 (jag).
...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 29, 2010 at 09:37 AM, in macOS
Random shuffling of dock items 573 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all,

I've just reinstalled 10.6.3 from scratch, then updated with Software Update.

Everything is completely up-to-date, and I've installed *nothing* in addition to the OS, nor have I...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 29, 2010 at 08:13 AM, in macOS
FWIW I've ended up with an (when it turns up) i7... 1,222 Views / 7 Replies  
FWIW I've ended up with an (when it turns up) i7 MBP to replace a C2D 3.06.

Three strikes rule for me. They'd replaced about everything in the thing! See here if interested:...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 3, 2010 at 05:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply. I'm definitely using... 2,515 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

I'm definitely using IMAP already, the issue appears to be that things sync in *almost* the way I want.

When I delete a message it's gone from the mailbox I've deleted it...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 2, 2010 at 07:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad Gmail settings 2,515 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

I've been doing my head in trying to work out how to get the native iPad mail client to play happily with my Gmail (domain) accounts.

What I'd like seems simple:
1) IMAP support so...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 2, 2010 at 07:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm loving CrashPlan. A mate and I have been... 841 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm loving CrashPlan. A mate and I have been using it to backup to each other's machines for a couple of months now, and it works flawlessly.

I've got around 1TB on his machine, and after I'd...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jun 2, 2010 at 06:54 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the replies. Sounds like a strong... 965 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

Sounds like a strong endorsement of Migration Assistant. I've got a nice eSATA dock already, so the transfer should be nice and speedy.

Anything in particular to look...
Posted by all2ofme, on May 25, 2010 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
migrating from C2D 3.06 to a new MBP i7 (Boot camp etc.) 965 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all,

The Apple Store are kindly swapping my misbehaving 17" 3.06 C2D for a brand new i7 model.

I'm incredibly fussy with how I set my machines up, and am looking for some advice on how to...
Posted by all2ofme, on May 19, 2010 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dredging up the past here, but I had more probs... 1,396 Views / 14 Replies  
Dredging up the past here, but I had more probs with the machine post-NZ repair.

The backlit keyboard wouldn't light up any more, and the connectors down the machine's left edge (i.e. all of them)...
Posted by all2ofme, on May 19, 2010 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
+1 for Click2Flash. Brilliant little addition. 5,011 Views / 5 Replies  
+1 for Click2Flash. Brilliant little addition.
Posted by all2ofme, on Feb 28, 2010 at 12:37 AM, in Applications
Had my machine back in less than 24 hours -... 1,396 Views / 14 Replies  
Had my machine back in less than 24 hours - apparently the sleep switch cable (or something of the sort) hadn't been connected when the LA store put things back together. Oops! :)

Working fine so...
Posted by all2ofme, on Feb 4, 2010 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I'm not going to be taking my machine to a... 1,396 Views / 14 Replies  
Well I'm not going to be taking my machine to a standard Apple store, but I'll be sure to update what I get in terms of help.

Fingers crossed it'll be a new 'un!
Posted by all2ofme, on Feb 1, 2010 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
They were very accommodating, and fixed it before... 1,396 Views / 14 Replies  
They were very accommodating, and fixed it before I skipped the country.

They replaced the screen and main logic board, and things seemed better for a while. There are a few issues that I have now...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jan 24, 2010 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the replies, you two. Just spent... 1,396 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for the replies, you two.

Just spent the last hour trying to find a T6 and a 00 Phillips. Unsuccessfully!

My appt's at 4:15, so I'm going to see what happens and keep my fingers crossed...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jan 19, 2010 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Genius Bar MBP repair questions 1,396 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm in LA visiting from the UK and wanted to get my 17" MBP looked at at the Grove store this afternoon. I'm backing up before I do, of course!

Questions are:
1) If the issues are...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jan 19, 2010 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For me the single bar in Chrome (for URLs and... 805 Views / 17 Replies  
For me the single bar in Chrome (for URLs and queries) is the cat's pyjamas. I love having a single k/b shortcut to get there and not needing to tab to the query entry field.

If Safari had that...
Posted by all2ofme, on Jan 10, 2010 at 08:32 AM, in Applications
If I've understood correctly you want to get your... 4,571 Views / 4 Replies  
If I've understood correctly you want to get your current iPhone working with:

- new music
- your new AND your old SMSs
- your new AND your old photos (taken with the iPhone rather than synced)...
Posted by all2ofme, on Dec 23, 2009 at 04:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Really dredging up an old post here, but if the... 1,402 Views / 18 Replies  
Really dredging up an old post here, but if the OP wanted to make sure that even if Google were to blitz his/her Gmail account the emails'd be around wouldn't a locally store POP account be better?
...
Posted by all2ofme, on Oct 15, 2009 at 05:24 PM, in Applications
17" MacBook Pro headphone jack problems 643 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

I've got a lovely new 17" MBP with a headphone jack that's giving me problems. It works, but is very particular about the angle anything's inserted at.

Is this the sort of thing that's...
Posted by all2ofme, on Oct 13, 2009 at 07:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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