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iPhone anomoly -- only checks mail when on wifi 628 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

I've got a strange one for everyone. My girlfriend's father called me, the resident mac expert, with a bizarre iPhone problem.

It seems as though his phone only check mail...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Aug 11, 2008 at 04:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bizarre Airport Extreme problems -- only one computer can connect to the 'net. 2,320 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm having some really buzarre airport extreme problems -- brand new base station, around a few months old.

At first, my roommate and I were having problems reading the USB 2.0 external...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 1, 2008 at 05:45 PM, in Networking
iChat Won't Let Me Add/Remove Buddies 2,217 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

Since using Adium, iChat won't let me perform any buddy list edits.

The "+" button is gone, I can't add a buddy from the "buddies" menu, I can't remove a buddy, and to make any changes,...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Feb 20, 2008 at 01:24 PM, in Applications
I'm going to take the "zen" approach to this, and... 41,578 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm going to take the "zen" approach to this, and say that my HD was getting full anyway, and what better way to remove clutter!

Many thanks for your help on this one -- I appreciate the effort...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 26, 2007 at 05:07 PM, in macOS
It's not all-too-scary, as my system works... 41,578 Views / 31 Replies  
It's not all-too-scary, as my system works totally fine in Tiger.

I'm backing up everything now :) Then it looks like it's time for a little reformatting, no?
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 26, 2007 at 04:59 PM, in macOS
Yeah, that didn't work. Strange - when I go... 41,578 Views / 31 Replies  
Yeah, that didn't work.

Strange - when I go into "partition", and go from current to 1, there's no volume information. It just says ,"Untitled 1." I obviously don't click "apply," as that would...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 26, 2007 at 04:42 PM, in macOS
Many thanks -- one problem, though. My Macintosh... 41,578 Views / 31 Replies  
Many thanks -- one problem, though. My Macintosh HD isn't showing up when I type that in. I have a 100GB harddrive, and I get "93.2 gi" from "disk0" and I get 200 Mi from disk0s1.

Should I just...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 26, 2007 at 04:35 PM, in macOS
I'm having the same problems, but clicking from... 41,578 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm having the same problems, but clicking from "current" to "one" and back to "current" doesn't seem to take care of the problem. BUt you're right -- the volume doesn't show, just the HD.

So...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 26, 2007 at 04:00 PM, in macOS
Can I boot Windows/Linux off of an external HD? 1,246 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey all,

So, I've realized that the only thing stoping me from using Boot Camp/Parallels right now is internal HD space (I have a MacBook).

Would I be able to purchase an external hard drive,...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Dec 29, 2006 at 02:50 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Hey all, I'm going to employ the ole "bump"... 797 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey all,

I'm going to employ the ole "bump" here. I've collected 101 responses so far, from a multitude of websites, but the more the better. If you have 10 minutes or so, I'd truly appreciate...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 30, 2006 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a good question. Basically, the survey is... 797 Views / 9 Replies  
It's a good question. Basically, the survey is based on the "Uses and Gratification" approach, which basically means that you're targeting users of something and asking them descriptives. It's...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 18, 2006 at 01:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Fixed....sorry :) 797 Views / 9 Replies  
Fixed....sorry :)
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 18, 2006 at 01:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I appreciate the offer. If you're interested, I... 797 Views / 9 Replies  
I appreciate the offer. If you're interested, I can share with you the results (I'll probably post them anyway). It'll be cool to get some nice descriptive, aggregated statistics on RSS usage.
...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 17, 2006 at 11:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, if you look at footage from Howard Dean... 582 Views / 44 Replies  
Actually, if you look at footage from Howard Dean during his presidential campaign, you'll find that he actually had a blinking PROBLEM.

Too much blinking.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 17, 2006 at 11:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Survey for masters thesis: RSS Technology and Learning 797 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm writing my masters thesis on RSS technology. The focus area is on how RSS does or does not aid learning. In other words, does it merely reinforce users' own personal beliefs, or does...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Oct 17, 2006 at 10:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best first post, ever. 11,564 Views / 31 Replies  
Best first post, ever.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Sep 13, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think I figured it out. His turtleneck is... 1,979 Views / 68 Replies  
I think I figured it out. His turtleneck is correlated directly to the Aqua interface.

The new shirt is correlated to the new iTunes user interface.

Workable theory?
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Sep 12, 2006 at 09:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Jeans and a dress shirt, huh? I wonder if... 1,979 Views / 68 Replies  
Jeans and a dress shirt, huh?

I wonder if this is a new thing, or a fluke.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Sep 12, 2006 at 08:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve loses turtleneck, earth shatters 1,979 Views / 68 Replies  
I'm wondering if anyone's picked up on this:

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/060912/060912_ipod_vmed_1130a.widec.jpg

What's going on?

Is it safe to travel?

Or has...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Sep 12, 2006 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I picture Phil Schiller being the "transitionary"... 1,700 Views / 31 Replies  
I picture Phil Schiller being the "transitionary" figurehead, and then Ive taking over eventually.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Aug 15, 2006 at 06:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nike+iPod: Won't Sync to web or display in iTunes 763 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

Just got a Nike+iPod. This thing is so sweet.

For some reason, however, while I can clearly see my "last workout" on my nano's history, the information will not display on my nano's...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jul 29, 2006 at 03:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Excellent. I look forward to it. I... 1,100 Views / 4 Replies  
Excellent. I look forward to it.

I appreciate your sarcasm. It's been most helpful.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jul 21, 2006 at 03:54 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Final Cut Extreme? 1,100 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

Has anyone heard any rumors or buzz about Apple releasing a "Final Cut Extreme"?

Thanks!
- Brad
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jul 21, 2006 at 01:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wireless VooDoo - connected, but not? 451 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

Experiencing the WiFi equivalent of SCSI voodoo.

My MacBook will not connect to my work's wireless from a distance. The signal strength is at about half, and I get a green light as far...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jul 19, 2006 at 01:07 PM, in Networking
My replacement is being shipped soon, since it... 536 Views / 3 Replies  
My replacement is being shipped soon, since it was custom ordered. Just take it back to the Apple store, and they'll swap it out.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jul 14, 2006 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You have the same problem my first MacBook has. ... 536 Views / 3 Replies  
You have the same problem my first MacBook has.

First, try zapping the PRAM to see if that works. If it doesn't, there's something wrong with the logic board -- you're having kernel panics while...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jul 14, 2006 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I told my dad, years back, to buy when it was at... 2,462 Views / 69 Replies  
I told my dad, years back, to buy when it was at $14, pre-split.

I continuously rub that one in his face.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jul 14, 2006 at 01:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the exact same problem. Whenever I... 1,137 Views / 13 Replies  
I have the exact same problem.

Whenever I close my lid, go back to the machine and open it, I always get kernel panics. ONLY during this event does this happen.

Until I zapped my PRAM, the...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 20, 2006 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like Connie's been getting some singing... 1,120 Views / 19 Replies  
Looks like Connie's been getting some singing lessons from Yoko Ono.

They do, after all, live in the same apartment building, The Dakota, so it's very likely that Yoko helped her on this number.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 19, 2006 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a big fan of my old Motorola E815, which I... 2,974 Views / 78 Replies  
I'm a big fan of my old Motorola E815, which I moved away from after I had the need to "go blackberry."

http://www.motorola.com/motoinfo/product/details.jsp?globalObjectId=82
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 14, 2006 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kernel Panics when shut down? 265 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

Weird MacBook issue:

It seems as though my MacBook doesn't like my laptop case at all. When I put it to sleep and throw it in the case, it seems as though there's generally a kernel...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 12, 2006 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
100 GB CTO MacBook here. It's totally... 1,089 Views / 12 Replies  
100 GB CTO MacBook here.

It's totally silent..I do feel some extremely slight vibrations when I rest my hand on the palmrest, but that's super-super-suepr nitpicky, and I wouldn't even have a...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 7, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, but, sadly, no luck there. 472 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, but, sadly, no luck there.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 7, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in Applications
Channeling Outlook Web Access through Mail or Entourage? 472 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to set my mac for use at work (god, I hate PCs), and we have the company rule of "no personal computers connect to the server" (and I wasn't about to get into the "macs don't get viruses"...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 7, 2006 at 12:02 PM, in Applications
I retract my retraction. Despite closing my... 440 Views / 4 Replies  
I retract my retraction. Despite closing my MacBook, it will not fully charge.

So, if I unplug my MagSafe at 95%, it will stay at 95%, no matter how long it charges for. It's also stuck on...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 5, 2006 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So, I restarted and it's fine. Eagerness got... 440 Views / 4 Replies  
So, I restarted and it's fine.

Eagerness got the best of me -- my apologies for wasting valuable forum space.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 5, 2006 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's BTO. Ordered it Wednesday, got it today. ... 2,327 Views / 40 Replies  
It's BTO. Ordered it Wednesday, got it today.

I consider it a $179 ripoff.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 5, 2006 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery percentage weirdness 440 Views / 4 Replies  
So, I've discovered that my MacBook thinks that the battery has infinite life.

With my MagSafe plugged in, first of all, the percentage on the neubar only reaches 99% (with the JUice widget, it...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 5, 2006 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Suckiest thing EVER. Guess who ordered his... 2,327 Views / 40 Replies  
Suckiest thing EVER.

Guess who ordered his MacBook on Wednesday (with EDU) and RECEIVED IT TODAY?

That's right, me.

I've e-mailed my Apple rep. If I got the thing today, and they don't let...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 5, 2006 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Partition size for Boot Camp? 29,131 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi all,

Just wondering how big you made your Windows partition. What seems to work the best for you guys?

I want to keep as much as possible for OS X, but I've never really used Windows (sans...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 5, 2006 at 02:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My bad. 441 Views / 6 Replies  
My bad.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 3, 2006 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That'll take pretty long. Use Firewire... 441 Views / 6 Replies  
That'll take pretty long.

Use Firewire Target mode. Firewire the two together, and restart the iBook, holding down the T key. The iBook's HD will mount on the MacBook, and then you can drag and...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 3, 2006 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered it at 2 PM yesterday, and it's still... 944 Views / 9 Replies  
I ordered it at 2 PM yesterday, and it's still not here.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 1, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My best guess is that the computer is attempting... 3,115 Views / 9 Replies  
My best guess is that the computer is attempting to see if anything new's happened with the optical drive while it was sleeping.

But, you're right...with a slot-loading drive, that's just...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 1, 2006 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's interesting. Does the computer also make... 3,115 Views / 9 Replies  
That's interesting. Does the computer also make an "aaaaah" noise when it starts up?

This could be a sign of a serious problem.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Jun 1, 2006 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
She told me to stop talking about it if we wanted... 9,483 Views / 186 Replies  
She told me to stop talking about it if we wanted to stay together.

That's why we have these forums, huh?

It's only been 2 hours since I ordered...I need to fall asleep for a week. Someone...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on May 31, 2006 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just placed my order for an EDU discounted, CTO... 9,483 Views / 186 Replies  
Just placed my order for an EDU discounted, CTO white MacBook with a 100 GB HD and 1 gig ram.

We'll see how long it takes.

I can barely sit still, even though I know it won't be coming for a...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on May 31, 2006 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, agreed. Ever try to deal with one of their... 711 Views / 23 Replies  
Yeah, agreed. Ever try to deal with one of their customer service reps? Attitudes, attitudes. The only thing they know how to say is, "I don't care what the sales agent said. In the contract, it...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Apr 17, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks guys -- this has been more than helpful. ... 711 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks guys -- this has been more than helpful. I'm going to sign up for T-Mobile tomorrow.

Thanks for the really quick and really helpful replies -- more than appreciated.
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Apr 16, 2006 at 10:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do You Have/Like T-Mobile? 711 Views / 23 Replies  
Hi guys,

I'm currently in the market for a Blackberry (friggin Washington, Dc), and I currently have Verizon. I upgraded my phone last year, and since i signed a 2-year, I'm not due for a new...
Posted by WinsOBoogi, on Apr 16, 2006 at 08:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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