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Yes, thanks for this as well - glad to see that... 3,897 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, thanks for this as well - glad to see that MacNN is still a resource with great members!
Posted by The Evener, on Jul 13, 2019 at 09:56 PM, in macOS
Spotlight seems to misbehave for me as well. I'll... 1,605 Views / 11 Replies  
Spotlight seems to misbehave for me as well. I'll try the index rebuild.
Posted by The Evener, on Mar 4, 2019 at 06:56 PM, in macOS
Yes, I couldn't agree more. I guess it underlines... 2,976 Views / 29 Replies  
Yes, I couldn't agree more. I guess it underlines the amount of work it took to actually get Google Maps up to snuff; Apple's product unfortunately isn't there yet.
Posted by The Evener, on Apr 24, 2017 at 09:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm in the same boat as you -- mine is an early... 30,049 Views / 78 Replies  
I'm in the same boat as you -- mine is an early 2009 iMac, which is just shy of the "late 2009 iMac" cut-off :hmm:

That said, I haven't been upgrading the OS on that Mac for a while -- still at...
Posted by The Evener, on Sep 11, 2016 at 05:51 PM, in macOS
I'm adding my thoughts a tad late, but MacNN... 34,988 Views / 77 Replies  
I'm adding my thoughts a tad late, but MacNN is/was an incredible resource for the mac community - your hard work and dedication is deeply appreciated. All the best for the days ahead
Posted by The Evener, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:04 PM, in Mac News
Yes, thanks for the info -- it's a big help for... 1,267 Views / 20 Replies  
Yes, thanks for the info -- it's a big help for me as well!
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 21, 2015 at 12:12 PM, in macOS
Sony definitely has an aggressive price for the... 1,099,611 Views / 6,337 Replies  
Sony definitely has an aggressive price for the PS4 -- just came back from Best Buy and saw a system that was only $40 more than the Wii U bundled with Mario Kart 8. I'm a Wii U owner, and it's hard...
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 18, 2015 at 05:28 PM, in Gaming
Hi all, I'm considering an Air as well, so... 8,058 Views / 42 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm considering an Air as well, so all of this is food for thought!
Posted by The Evener, on Nov 7, 2010 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone had any real trouble with the... 5,138 Views / 109 Replies  
Has anyone had any real trouble with the keyboard? Just curious since a lot of people were apprehensive about the touch-screen version versus a a dedicated button keyboard.
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 30, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll have to keep a note of that one. 1,661 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll have to keep a note of that one.
Posted by The Evener, on May 1, 2005 at 10:45 AM, in macOS
I'm a little surprised Apple has waited this long... 853 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm a little surprised Apple has waited this long to fix it, and while it's good to see the "infrastructure" is in place, I'm not holding my breathe considering I'd be more than blue in the face if I...
Posted by The Evener, on Mar 26, 2004 at 08:51 PM, in macOS
Maybe the folks at Apple have a strange sense of... 5,602 Views / 60 Replies  
Maybe the folks at Apple have a strange sense of humo(u)r?

;)
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 13, 2003 at 08:43 PM, in macOS
FedEx dropped mine off Thursday (10am) here in... 7,055 Views / 117 Replies  
FedEx dropped mine off Thursday (10am) here in Ottawa. I just ran home after class (I teach at the nearby university) before heading out to office hours, and luckily I was there to receive it from...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 24, 2003 at 11:29 AM, in macOS
STUMPED: WEP, D-Link 714P+, Can't file share b/w iBooks 451 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm hopeful someone here can help me as D-Link Tech support couldn't find the cause of my problem, nor did my extensive searches of other support forums turn up anything...so here goes......
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 21, 2003 at 04:21 PM, in Networking
I'm curious -- is this new open/save dialog still... 973 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm curious -- is this new open/save dialog still a "sheet" like it was in Jaguar (such as saving in TextEdit)? Or is it a free-floating pane (like in AppleWorks)?

Thanks...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 21, 2003 at 03:11 PM, in macOS
Does anyone with Developer Previews know what the... 41,495 Views / 400 Replies  
Does anyone with Developer Previews know what the official requirements are for running 10.3? (I'm hoping they're listed during the install process) I ask because I'm using a 300MHz clamshell iBook,...
Posted by The Evener, on Jul 19, 2003 at 04:02 PM, in macOS
Remember when ATi leaked information about new... 9,117 Views / 260 Replies  
Remember when ATi leaked information about new PowerMac models before MacWorld, and Jobs had all their cards "Steved" (read yanked out) before the actual unveiling, and broke off further development...
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 20, 2003 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One thing I learned is that Mac OS X generates... 465 Views / 4 Replies  
One thing I learned is that Mac OS X generates large, bloated PDF files compared to Mac OS 9 when using applications like PrintToPDF. I think that's probably part of the problem why you're getting...
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 15, 2003 at 12:34 AM, in macOS
10.2.6 is also not a stellar release on my... 900 Views / 11 Replies  
10.2.6 is also not a stellar release on my clamshell iBook. I've had at least two weird system freezes, which basically means a 100% increase in problems since I didn't have them before 10.2.6. Maybe...
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 8, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in macOS
Sorry if this is stating the obvious, but did you... 528 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry if this is stating the obvious, but did you install GIMP-Print for Mac OS X, along with GhostScript drivers?

http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/MacOSX.php3

Might be worth a try. I've heard...
Posted by The Evener, on May 17, 2003 at 09:46 PM, in macOS
Poll: I think my trusty tangerine iBook is toast, when... 2,103 Views / 44 Replies  
I think my trusty tangerine iBook is toast, when it comes to 10.3 that is. I'm really enjoying 10.2, so I'm preparing to stay with this as the top 'o the line for the time being. Actually, I should...
Posted by The Evener, on Apr 8, 2003 at 08:28 PM, in macOS
It does seem a bit silly after Jobs & Co hyped... 1,678 Views / 23 Replies  
It does seem a bit silly after Jobs & Co hyped the "lickability" of Aqua so much -- I guess they'll start have to talking about the "magnetic appeal" of OS X now...

"Whoa! Better keep that floppy...
Posted by The Evener, on Mar 24, 2003 at 08:15 PM, in macOS
I'm using Safari, and all the brick-breaking... 789 Views / 16 Replies  
I'm using Safari, and all the brick-breaking heads are frozen in time except for the last one. I want to see all 9 heads doing the Twisted Sister in unison!

Guess it's bug button time...
Posted by The Evener, on Mar 4, 2003 at 08:44 PM, in macOS
I liked the story, too, particularly because it... 1,355 Views / 17 Replies  
I liked the story, too, particularly because it involved someone making the simple decision to try another platform and enjoying it once they did.

The upside is that it shows that system...
Posted by The Evener, on Feb 20, 2003 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
If you don't need iLife because you don't have a... 2,356 Views / 29 Replies  
If you don't need iLife because you don't have a DVD burner, try and sell it on eBay if you want. You'll at least recover some of your money that way.
Posted by The Evener, on Feb 6, 2003 at 05:30 AM, in macOS
This was posted to my iBook list a while back... 720 Views / 3 Replies  
This was posted to my iBook list a while back under 10.2.2; although it was used to address a sleep problem corrected with 10.2.3, it might be worth a go:

*****
1. Turned Personal File Sharing...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 28, 2003 at 10:21 AM, in macOS
Well, that info was only delayed 20 years getting... 2,374 Views / 32 Replies  
Well, that info was only delayed 20 years getting to me. Suddenly the use of that symbol makes a whole lotta sense. Thanks for the clarification, JLL -- makes me glad I read these forums.
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 27, 2003 at 11:07 AM, in macOS
Be sure to stress to your girlfriend that any... 775 Views / 18 Replies  
Be sure to stress to your girlfriend that any shortcomings on Word stem from Microsoft and not Apple. I can understand wanting to get Word running as smooth as possible, but it helps to make it clear...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 26, 2003 at 11:20 AM, in macOS
This is inconvenient for those who ordered the... 933 Views / 13 Replies  
This is inconvenient for those who ordered the iLife suite, no doubt about it. At the same time, I'm also disappointed to hear from those at MacWorld that iPhoto 2 is not noticably faster than iPhoto...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 23, 2003 at 12:07 AM, in macOS
LOL! I'm using DEMetallifizer to give all my... 1,931 Views / 47 Replies  
LOL! I'm using DEMetallifizer to give all my Cocoa apps an aqua look -- ALSO no randomness here!

Seriously, Apple doesn't know what the hell to do with their UI guidelines, not that I'm terribly...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 23, 2003 at 12:00 AM, in macOS
My God, with some of the overblown rhetoric I've... 2,143 Views / 57 Replies  
My God, with some of the overblown rhetoric I've seen on this list, who needs the likes of the MPAA, RIAA, or MS ranting about criminals? We have a group of reserve beat cops right here, thinking if...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 22, 2003 at 02:31 AM, in macOS
Try this: ... 805 Views / 8 Replies  
Try this:

http://www.crazy-wormhole.com/download/AikSaurus-0.11.dmg.gz

Jared Davis' thesaurus, aquafied; ported by Francis James Franklin

I dug it up after a little Googling, but I can't...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 21, 2003 at 11:09 PM, in macOS
I'm one the people in that boat -- owner of a... 599 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm one the people in that boat -- owner of a tangerine clamshell iBook with a Rage Mobility. I've never wanted support for 3D games per se either, just the odd time that OpenGL is used in...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 20, 2003 at 01:58 AM, in macOS
[Off topic] Great sig, jog! Is that character... 798 Views / 9 Replies  
[Off topic]
Great sig, jog! Is that character from a Neo-Geo game? The name escapes me, but it seems familiar.
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 20, 2003 at 01:48 AM, in macOS
You're absolutely right to be suspicious of the... 2,851 Views / 24 Replies  
You're absolutely right to be suspicious of the number game. It's been said that in politics, perception is everything, and I'd say it applies equally to the business of technology.

Besides, Apple...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 18, 2003 at 03:04 AM, in macOS
Do you have your Dock on the right or left of... 481 Views / 7 Replies  
Do you have your Dock on the right or left of your screen? In the past that has been the cause of the "warning" on clamshell iBooks. Place the Dock at the bottom of the screen, and the "warning"...
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 23, 2002 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
From what I understand, there are several... 449 Views / 2 Replies  
From what I understand, there are several "formats" of DVD drives out there in circulation (DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM) and data burned for one is not always compatible with the other.

The FP iMac...
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 6, 2002 at 05:09 AM, in macOS
Re: Photos from address book as Mail photos 3,744 Views / 88 Replies  
[snip]

Haven't updated to 10.2.2 yet, but if this still isn't fixed, download this application:

http://www.dasgenie.com/Pages/Software/macosx.php?ThingId=202

It's called...
Posted by The Evener, on Nov 12, 2002 at 12:26 PM, in macOS
This low-battery error problem also occurs on my... 1,086 Views / 22 Replies  
This low-battery error problem also occurs on my Rev. A (tangerine) iBook, too. Just to clarify, I purchased a new battery for my system a few weeks before Jaguar hit the stores. Using 10.1.5, I...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 30, 2002 at 07:20 PM, in macOS
Maybe they should have Apple Geniuses responsible... 1,872 Views / 34 Replies  
Maybe they should have Apple Geniuses responsible for certain items ie. PowerBook/iBook genius, G4 tower genius, etc. Probably too cumbersome to implement, but in many ways you'll encounter a host of...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 27, 2002 at 06:02 AM, in macOS
For my faxing needs, I purchased Page Sender.... 855 Views / 9 Replies  
For my faxing needs, I purchased Page Sender. It's a robust send/receive fax application that fit my needs perfectly. It also works great with Apple's Address Book and Mail application. It's...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 14, 2002 at 09:05 AM, in macOS
I hope some "themers" read this thread, because I... 595 Views / 4 Replies  
I hope some "themers" read this thread, because I did see some new Aqua substitutes that utilized a different font than the default. Now if using a new font requires using a completely new theme,...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 5, 2002 at 04:43 AM, in macOS
Hacking System font in Jaguar 595 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry if this has been explored before, but after performing a search of the forums I couldn't come up with any specific info, so here goes...

Over the past several weeks, I've seen people post...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 4, 2002 at 04:02 AM, in macOS
I just downloaded iCal for my Rev. A (tangerine)... 1,232 Views / 34 Replies  
I just downloaded iCal for my Rev. A (tangerine) iBook, so I'm not surprised that is runs sluggish on my system. But what I find irritating is the fact iCal doesn't "remember" its last window...
Posted by The Evener, on Sep 10, 2002 at 11:39 AM, in macOS
Usually, I'm awake when I visit these forums, but... 695 Views / 5 Replies  
Usually, I'm awake when I visit these forums, but I was clearly asleep when I missed that point in the original post.:cool:
Posted by The Evener, on Sep 5, 2002 at 02:07 AM, in macOS
Of course, I can't find the link or information... 695 Views / 5 Replies  
Of course, I can't find the link or information source right now, but during the last five days I came across either a magazine article or e-mail digest that said you can use Preview in Jaguar to...
Posted by The Evener, on Sep 4, 2002 at 06:06 PM, in macOS
Yes, same here, particularly with Terminal.app.... 614 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, same here, particularly with Terminal.app. Before 10.2 it used to remember its last location (or at least had a default location that didn't bother me). Now it always launches half-way down the...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 29, 2002 at 07:37 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the clarification -- Apple paid for... 7,551 Views / 182 Replies  
Thanks for the clarification -- Apple paid for their Xerox "inspiration," and they didn't pay for their Watson "inspiration."

Also, if you read the link I provided, you'll discover that Apple...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 28, 2002 at 04:19 PM, in macOS
Apple copied Watson -- is that so shocking? I... 7,551 Views / 182 Replies  
Apple copied Watson -- is that so shocking? I mean, this is the company that walked into Xerox PARC and ripped off everything they could lay eyes on. As much as I'm a fan of Apple, this company has...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 28, 2002 at 04:08 PM, in macOS
At the local CompuSmart here in Victoria, they... 557 Views / 5 Replies  
At the local CompuSmart here in Victoria, they had already sold 30 copies of Jaguar, and had 10 to go when I walked in, and that by 11am on Saturday. I think Apple will be pleased with the sales of...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 27, 2002 at 11:30 AM, in macOS
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