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iPad Safari stuck on error 607 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife's iPad (latest generation, running latest software), is stuck on an error page displaying what I assume is a Javascript error message.

The error message is coming from the store she was...
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 26, 2013 at 12:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Web traffic stalls on Mountain Lion 345 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got a problem I haven't seen described anywhere else.

I have not yet upgraded to Mavericks because my corporation has not approved it yet.

I'm running Mountain Lion, and after boot up, my...
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 20, 2013 at 08:30 PM, in Applications
Sadly, I think there's only one reason Steve job... 10,406 Views / 319 Replies  
Sadly, I think there's only one reason Steve job would do this: his health is continuing to decline and he doesn't have much longer.
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 24, 2011 at 07:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why does MacNN show as a suspected Malware site in Safari? 552 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone?

Anyone fixing this issue?
Posted by wadesworld, on Jul 26, 2010 at 03:31 PM, in macOS
Additionally, no matter how cheap the coder,... 827 Views / 3 Replies  
Additionally, no matter how cheap the coder, you'd likely be looking at thousands of hours to do the conversion. Are you willing to pay say $10,000+ to have this done?
Posted by wadesworld, on Feb 3, 2010 at 04:50 PM, in Developer Center
Use otool -D to see the install_name recorded in... 3,048 Views / 3 Replies  
Use otool -D to see the install_name recorded in the Framework.
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 15, 2009 at 01:20 AM, in Developer Center
Developing Java in XCode is just swimming... 8,596 Views / 5 Replies  
Developing Java in XCode is just swimming upstream in my opinion.

As others have said, use a native Java IDE. IntelliJ if you don't mind paying for one, or Eclipse/Netbeans if you want free. (As...
Posted by wadesworld, on Oct 13, 2009 at 01:15 PM, in Developer Center
As others have said, the problem with killing... 2,389 Views / 40 Replies  
As others have said, the problem with killing Applescript is that suddenly every application would have to implement its own scripting language, and there would be no consistency.

But, as others...
Posted by wadesworld, on Jun 16, 2009 at 09:29 PM, in macOS
I would agree with the "start simple" advice. ... 807 Views / 4 Replies  
I would agree with the "start simple" advice.

So many new developers (and old ones) start projects and never finish them. With new developers in particular, it's often because their dreams are...
Posted by wadesworld, on Jun 13, 2009 at 02:54 PM, in Developer Center
And when you download via a torrent, it comes... 4,019 Views / 90 Replies  
And when you download via a torrent, it comes with a FREE Trojan!
Posted by wadesworld, on Jan 29, 2009 at 10:38 AM, in macOS
Try it on an absolutely clean system. No... 312 Views / 1 Replies  
Try it on an absolutely clean system. No programs installed of any kind, except for those necessary to do the test. If it still happens, report it as a bug to Apple.
Posted by wadesworld, on Jan 5, 2009 at 01:48 PM, in macOS
No idea, but you do you know you can print Avery... 8,598 Views / 13 Replies  
No idea, but you do you know you can print Avery labels right out of Address Book, right?
Posted by wadesworld, on Dec 9, 2008 at 11:50 AM, in Applications
I've been using FileVault for more than 6 months.... 6,581 Views / 15 Replies  
I've been using FileVault for more than 6 months. No problems whatsoever.
Posted by wadesworld, on Dec 9, 2008 at 11:38 AM, in macOS
For an average user, there is no advantage. Make... 1,385 Views / 28 Replies  
For an average user, there is no advantage. Make sure you have time machine backing up your disk and leave it as one partition.
Posted by wadesworld, on Dec 9, 2008 at 11:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So the lesson from this thread.... When... 38,748 Views / 82 Replies  
So the lesson from this thread....

When you're in the middle of nowhere, don't change things.
Posted by wadesworld, on Oct 4, 2008 at 12:58 AM, in macOS
besson3c, For anyone with even a moderately... 2,168 Views / 49 Replies  
besson3c,

For anyone with even a moderately technical mindset (which you appear to have) I highly recommend using the command-line client. The various GUIs are OK, but invariably a situation...
Posted by wadesworld, on Feb 9, 2008 at 01:10 PM, in Applications
Partition a hard drive into multiple partitions... 715 Views / 5 Replies  
Partition a hard drive into multiple partitions and install an OS on each one. Then just startup using whatever one you're currently testing.

And yes, I agree that Apple should work with VMWare...
Posted by wadesworld, on Dec 3, 2007 at 03:15 AM, in Developer Center
Inconsistent KVM behavior on Leopard? 372 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone else had problems with inconsistent behavior when using a KVM under Leopard? (Display mirroring is not enabled)

Under Tiger, when I switched my laptop to my Cinema display, the entire...
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 7, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in macOS
I think the point was, there's almost nothing... 696 Views / 16 Replies  
I think the point was, there's almost nothing that actually requires the root user to be enabled. Everything can be done with sudo. In using OS X since the first release, I've never had cause to...
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 5, 2007 at 12:18 AM, in macOS
One thing I've had success with in the past is to... 6,267 Views / 3 Replies  
One thing I've had success with in the past is to find companies with a successful Windows-only product, and offer to write a Mac version of their product. Obviously, you want to get paid, but you...
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 4, 2007 at 01:26 PM, in Developer Center
If you told people what the goal is, it'd be... 1,761 Views / 9 Replies  
If you told people what the goal is, it'd be easier to help.

Translating from Obj-C to PHP line for line is not always viable - they're used for vastly different things. But if we know the goal,...
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 4, 2007 at 01:18 PM, in Developer Center
A lot depends on what area of the country you... 1,062 Views / 11 Replies  
A lot depends on what area of the country you plan on working in. In the northeast, where you got your degree is very important, often moreso than how qualified you are. In other areas of the...
Posted by wadesworld, on Jun 26, 2007 at 04:56 PM, in Developer Center
You can ftp from the command-line as well. 1,194 Views / 21 Replies  
You can ftp from the command-line as well.
Posted by wadesworld, on Mar 26, 2007 at 04:29 PM, in macOS
One of two things is happening here: 1) ... 6,625 Views / 136 Replies  
One of two things is happening here:

1) You're a troll, looking to get attention

2) You truly believe your complaints, but they are in fact so ridiculous, you should sell your computer and...
Posted by wadesworld, on Mar 26, 2007 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
You guys are all over thinking this way too much.... 3,444 Views / 55 Replies  
You guys are all over thinking this way too much.

Disk images work fine. They require some explanation to a new user, but so does a zip file, a mouse, a command-key, a control-key, menus and...
Posted by wadesworld, on Mar 3, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in macOS
Reformat every 2 months? Are you kidding me? ... 7,048 Views / 98 Replies  
Reformat every 2 months? Are you kidding me?

I've owned probably a dozen Macs over 18 years and I've probably done 3 formats in all that time.
Posted by wadesworld, on Dec 24, 2006 at 02:53 AM, in macOS
Check this article: ... 794 Views / 4 Replies  
Check this article:

http://www.opendarwin.org/en/articles/osx_smb/ar01s02.html
Posted by wadesworld, on Oct 29, 2006 at 10:06 PM, in Networking
Can't help without seeing the error messages. 577 Views / 4 Replies  
Can't help without seeing the error messages.
Posted by wadesworld, on Oct 8, 2006 at 01:36 AM, in macOS
I agree that's a silly regex. Assuming you... 604 Views / 4 Replies  
I agree that's a silly regex. Assuming you haven't made a typo, I read it as:

Match:

\s one or more times - (that's a literal backslash s - why? Because the first part was \\ which escapes...
Posted by wadesworld, on Oct 8, 2006 at 01:35 AM, in Developer Center
If you have ZERO programming background, you will... 631 Views / 3 Replies  
If you have ZERO programming background, you will likely find RealBasic easier, though there is a cost involved.

However, if you stay with programming any length of time, you will eventually move...
Posted by wadesworld, on Oct 8, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in Developer Center
99% chance you have a bad email message and the... 559 Views / 4 Replies  
99% chance you have a bad email message and the stack trace supports that theory.

Access your email account through some other method (web interface, terminal interface, etc) and delete the last 5...
Posted by wadesworld, on Sep 11, 2006 at 10:50 PM, in Applications
Why do you want free RAM? Free RAM is wasted... 458 Views / 4 Replies  
Why do you want free RAM? Free RAM is wasted RAM.

Is the application refusing to run?

In short, you're WAY behind on how a modern operating system uses RAM. Quit trying to apply Classic MacOS...
Posted by wadesworld, on Sep 11, 2006 at 10:47 PM, in Applications
Considering most users don't know what a compile... 810 Views / 7 Replies  
Considering most users don't know what a compile is (or a core for that matter), I doubt it would be much of a selling point.
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:26 PM, in Developer Center
The notion that the maintenance scripts help with... 10,603 Views / 21 Replies  
The notion that the maintenance scripts help with application instability is far-fetched at best.
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 19, 2006 at 08:24 PM, in Applications
This exploit is real and very serious. What... 771 Views / 16 Replies  
This exploit is real and very serious.

What was not highlighted by the press though was that this vulnerability affects almost ALL wireless drivers, including those for Windows/Linux systems.
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 12, 2006 at 06:44 PM, in macOS
I believe Blizzard has said that performance is... 6,533 Views / 24 Replies  
I believe Blizzard has said that performance is not where it should be and they're continuing to work with Apple and the graphics card companies to improve it.
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 1, 2006 at 02:48 AM, in Gaming
I'm guessing it's the most recent copy of the... 3,748 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm guessing it's the most recent copy of the window server log. The current on is windowserver.log. I'm guessing at login/logout it copies windowserver.log to windowserver_last.log.

Best guess...
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 1, 2006 at 02:46 AM, in macOS
So I went to google and typed in your error... 1,404 Views / 24 Replies  
So I went to google and typed in your error message. Two suggestions came up.

This one:

http://forums1.macosxhints.com/archive/index.php/t-43743.html

and another that had his DNS pointing...
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 1, 2006 at 02:35 AM, in macOS
This is completely wrong and is an explanation... 9,444 Views / 82 Replies  
This is completely wrong and is an explanation put forth by some testers with incredibly poor testing methodology and absolutely no basis for their conclusions. Stop repeating it.
Posted by wadesworld, on Jul 21, 2006 at 10:27 PM, in macOS
I'd be willing to bet that it's trying to install... 1,289 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd be willing to bet that it's trying to install documentation in a place that doesn't exist on a Mac. If that's the case, create the directory path for which it's looking.



There's your...
Posted by wadesworld, on Jul 21, 2006 at 10:14 PM, in Developer Center
The number of page-in's and page-out's is not... 1,301 Views / 36 Replies  
The number of page-in's and page-out's is not always a huge cause for concern. It depends on how many applications you have open, etc.

The number to keep an eye on is the number in parenthesis...
Posted by wadesworld, on Jun 12, 2006 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
Quit trying to sound like you have a clue of what... 1,301 Views / 36 Replies  
Quit trying to sound like you have a clue of what you're talking about. You don't.
Posted by wadesworld, on Jun 12, 2006 at 02:16 PM, in macOS
You cannot run OS 9 on that Dual G5, period. ... 1,114 Views / 30 Replies  
You cannot run OS 9 on that Dual G5, period.

You'll have to find somewhere else to run pirated software.
Posted by wadesworld, on Apr 24, 2006 at 10:13 AM, in macOS
Aw shucks, I guess I'll have to quit enjoying... 7,365 Views / 121 Replies  
Aw shucks, I guess I'll have to quit enjoying playing WoW on my Mac every night.

Wade
Posted by wadesworld, on Apr 22, 2006 at 08:52 PM, in macOS
Folks, the "double restart" is because it updates... 9,525 Views / 185 Replies  
Folks, the "double restart" is because it updates the Mac's firmware to fix an issue would could allow people with physical access to the machine to get around your open firmware password, if you had...
Posted by wadesworld, on Apr 3, 2006 at 06:43 PM, in macOS
No. 567 Views / 3 Replies  
No.
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 27, 2005 at 02:35 AM, in macOS
Turning off passive mode when a firewall is... 3,259 Views / 9 Replies  
Turning off passive mode when a firewall is involved, will cause the connection to hang.

If CLI does not work in passive mode, chances are that there's a server or firewall problem.
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 17, 2005 at 05:48 PM, in macOS
No. Unless you use a utility like... 799 Views / 11 Replies  
No. Unless you use a utility like ShadowClipboard.

Wade
Posted by wadesworld, on Nov 6, 2005 at 06:02 PM, in macOS
1) If you have DVD's, you have everything you... 1,932 Views / 62 Replies  
1) If you have DVD's, you have everything you need. Drag the files you want to keep to a DVD and then choose Burn from the File menu. Repeat until finished.

2) Buying something only to return...
Posted by wadesworld, on Aug 30, 2005 at 10:44 AM, in macOS
Just remember that when you do purchase your... 3,623 Views / 47 Replies  
Just remember that when you do purchase your Intel-based Mac in 3 years or so, all the people that bought the original Intel-based Mac will be whining because yours is several generations ahead of...
Posted by wadesworld, on Jun 8, 2005 at 01:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
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