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If you need to input numbers on a regular basis,... 254 Views / 2 Replies  
If you need to input numbers on a regular basis, they you probably already know that the keypad is a must.

I thoroughly enjoy my Kanex Multisync bluetooth keyboard which is used at my work desktop...
Posted by danviento, on Dec 7, 2015 at 11:27 PM, in Mac News
Question of the day: Does it allow for "secure"... 358 Views / 1 Replies  
Question of the day: Does it allow for "secure" podcast downloads? I have a number of mainstream, paid podcast subscriptions that one can ONLY download via iTunes- the providers always cite that the...
Posted by danviento, on May 8, 2015 at 12:47 AM, in Mac News
I like the idea of making 'subtasks' to a main... 430 Views / 2 Replies  
I like the idea of making 'subtasks' to a main task, but I'm seeing one missing piece that holds me back: email integration into calendars and tasks.

For myself, emails become calendar and task...
Posted by danviento, on Feb 12, 2015 at 02:14 AM, in Mac News
Not much content there. We saw more when the... 267 Views / 2 Replies  
Not much content there. We saw more when the drone pilot flew his craft and video camera over the site a few months ago...
Posted by danviento, on Nov 25, 2014 at 02:12 AM, in Mac News
"...net neutrality... would put the government in... 1,359 Views / 15 Replies  
"...net neutrality... would put the government in charge of determining Internet pricing, terms of service and what types of products and services can be delivered, leading to fewer choices, fewer...
Posted by danviento, on Nov 18, 2014 at 09:03 AM, in Tech News
As a die-hard Mac user who uses windows at work,... 292 Views / 1 Replies  
As a die-hard Mac user who uses windows at work, I must say that Outlooks beats Apple Mail/Calendar/Tasks on one crucial point: you can assign email messages as tasks and integrate said tasks with...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:06 AM, in Mac News
So will this allow thunderbolt-using mobile... 199 Views / 2 Replies  
So will this allow thunderbolt-using mobile devices to connect to ethernet where CAT is available and WiFi is not?
Posted by danviento, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:15 AM, in Tech News
I'd much prefer my Kanex, for obvious reasons: ... 238 Views / 1 Replies  
I'd much prefer my Kanex, for obvious reasons:

http://www.kanexlive.com/keyboard

The only thing it's missing is a 'send' button for emails and texts.
Posted by danviento, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:12 AM, in Tech News
FINALLY, a stylus that actually works like a... 389 Views / 1 Replies  
FINALLY, a stylus that actually works like a writing utensil. I don't know about you but IMHO, the fat styluses out there are next to useless for accurately drawing/sketching because YOU CAN'T SEE...
Posted by danviento, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:52 PM, in Tech News
For all of those who are concerned about size... 2,116 Views / 16 Replies  
For all of those who are concerned about size limitations and say low-res streaming is preferred, may I submit to you the up-and-coming 4k video streaming services as an example of demand for...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 30, 2014 at 07:18 PM, in Tech News
I'm just waiting to hear that San Francisco is... 377 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm just waiting to hear that San Francisco is going to hold the project hostage until Apple agrees to add some mural depicting the history of the city to the outside of their building, just like...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 7, 2014 at 01:46 AM, in Mac News
R&D for the less-abled: certainly worth it. R&D... 1,737 Views / 19 Replies  
R&D for the less-abled: certainly worth it.
R&D to shut the hippies up- only worth it if it actually works. So far, no dice on this point. It doesn't help when the man's sympathies lie with them...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 4, 2014 at 02:59 AM, in Mac News
How the hell do you not have anti-ram bollards in... 380 Views / 4 Replies  
How the hell do you not have anti-ram bollards in front of your all-glass store facade? Especially with easily $100k's of merchandise out in plain site?

This is design 101 for other US retailers...
Posted by danviento, on Dec 31, 2013 at 12:13 PM, in Mac News
The simple, market-driven solution: ... 1,506 Views / 21 Replies  
The simple, market-driven solution:
http://www.monoprice.com/Category?c_id=102
Cheap, decent-quality cables.

No need to pay bureaucrats millions to talk out their asses for a few months and the...
Posted by danviento, on Dec 22, 2013 at 09:46 AM, in Tech News
Linkbait much? Of course worldwide... 289 Views / 3 Replies  
Linkbait much?

Of course worldwide corporations are going to move assets outside of high-tax areas. Apple has this same deal running with US assets and holding money outside of the country.
...
Posted by danviento, on Nov 14, 2013 at 02:28 AM, in Tech News
Glad to hear I'm not the only one who was having... 247 Views / 1 Replies  
Glad to hear I'm not the only one who was having problems with the equalizer during playback.
Posted by danviento, on Nov 6, 2013 at 12:00 AM, in Mac News
Hmm, maybe this explains how the ONLY 3RD PARTY... 468 Views / 3 Replies  
Hmm, maybe this explains how the ONLY 3RD PARTY REPAIR CENTER (outside of the 2-3 apple stores, which don't count anyway since they ship all repairs to Texas) was able to expand to have a second...
Posted by danviento, on Jun 2, 2013 at 02:02 AM, in Mac News
Funny how people who bomb out of washington land... 440 Views / 6 Replies  
Funny how people who bomb out of washington land jobs at big companies when they're out. Perhaps Apple is now bending to the whole lobbyist culture and picking up this sort of trait.
Posted by danviento, on May 30, 2013 at 02:44 AM, in Mac News
Somehow, I don't think the 'hiring' of this... 440 Views / 6 Replies  
Somehow, I don't think the 'hiring' of this whackjob will get the congressional monkey off Apple's back, no matter how well-connected with government entities she might have been perviously.

Sure,...
Posted by danviento, on May 30, 2013 at 02:43 AM, in Mac News
3-pointed hat, thanks 365 Views / 6 Replies  
Chasm, I thought the site gave a fairly bland, straight-forward statement of ongoing events in our state legislature (currently before the senate) and a lawsuit that has garnered much attention in...
Posted by danviento, on Apr 12, 2013 at 09:10 AM, in Tech News
Security by Committee? 365 Views / 6 Replies  
Given how the executive is has been so open and straightforward when it comes the information of private citizens (see recent example:...
Posted by danviento, on Apr 11, 2013 at 11:43 PM, in Tech News
This is late in coming, but I did find the answer... 780 Views / 1 Replies  
This is late in coming, but I did find the answer myself. The beta of GPS Babel supports the V900's wonky CSV files, and lets me convert them into a format Houdah Geo can use. Problem solved.
Posted by danviento, on Feb 10, 2010 at 07:47 PM, in Applications
Using Migration Assistant on a copy of a user's account? 1,191 Views / 1 Replies  
I recently had a disk03s error on machine's main HD, rendering it useless and unfixable by Disk Utility on another Mac. However, I found some software called Data Rescue II that let me save all of...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:49 AM, in Mac OS X
HoudahGeo for Aperture & CSV files: Issues with VisionTac v900 CSV files 780 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm in a bit of a fix here. I purchased a very capable GPS logger and some software that fit my needs to a 'T' to geotag all of my photos in Aperture, or so I thought.

It turns out that the file...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 5, 2009 at 01:07 PM, in Applications
Networking? Processes often fail on startup 512 Views / 0 Replies  
After the update to 10.5.7, I've been presented with the following dialogue box upon login:

"Do you want the application 'KodakAiOBonjourAgent' to allow incoming network connections?"
Since I do...
Posted by danviento, on Sep 16, 2009 at 01:37 PM, in Mac OS X
After a little more fiddling, I found the answer:... 289 Views / 1 Replies  
After a little more fiddling, I found the answer:

Turn on headers and footers, and set their placement to 0", then turn them off again. It's sort of an assanine arrangement, but it works.
...
Posted by danviento, on Jul 8, 2009 at 03:29 PM, in Applications
Pages - broken margin controls? 289 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm currently formating a Pages document for PDF export to read on an eBook reader, so I need to have extremely small margins. I know I've made similar documents in the past by just setting up a...
Posted by danviento, on Jul 8, 2009 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
streaming libraries over LAN to iPhone/iPodTouch 904 Views / 3 Replies  
A workable solution to this would help me on both my home and work local area networks.

At work, I have a WiFi router set up to share my connection with my laptop and work PC. It also lets a buddy...
Posted by danviento, on Jun 29, 2009 at 06:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Most VGA-> Composite adapters assert this... 1,709 Views / 4 Replies  
Most VGA-> Composite adapters assert this requirement:

"...Your video card MUST be able to support s-Video or Composite out through it's VGA port. This is known as a TV out function..."

Since...
Posted by danviento, on May 7, 2009 at 03:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually, no, it's not broken. ATV has component... 1,709 Views / 4 Replies  
Actually, no, it's not broken. ATV has component out (RGB cables), not composite. Composite is a single video cable, normally the yellow in a group of RCA cables with the red and white being audio. ...
Posted by danviento, on May 7, 2009 at 01:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple TV -> Composite - any new methods? 1,709 Views / 4 Replies  
I currently only have a TV with RF and Composite inputs, so my Apple TV only seems to be capable of B&W (filtered for green levels). In a few months, I should have a new HDTV with HDMI inputs, so I...
Posted by danviento, on May 7, 2009 at 11:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm partial to M-Audio gear myself. Their... 2,079 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm partial to M-Audio gear myself. Their pricepoint is much lower than Mackies, and the sound is great. My current setup utilize a couple of BX5a's and a BX10s (sub with active crossover). These...
Posted by danviento, on Feb 10, 2009 at 11:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Kindle & Amazon - iPod & iTMS 472 Views / 0 Replies  
Today we saw the unveiling of Amazon's second attempt at the digital ink iBoook (no relation to Apple's PPC laptop), the Kindle 2.0. As an avid reader with 24' worth of shelf filled with paperbacks,...
Posted by danviento, on Feb 10, 2009 at 01:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sorry, I originally tried posting in the Apple... 618 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry, I originally tried posting in the Apple Discussions forums, which has my machine profile, unlike here.

The machine is a 1.67Ghz Powerbook G4 with a 100GB startup disk (7200 rpm) and a 250GB...
Posted by danviento, on Jan 22, 2009 at 02:18 PM, in Mac OS X
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1468?viewlocale=en_U... 825 Views / 9 Replies  
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1468?viewlocale=en_US
Posted by danviento, on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Trimming the fat - moving and deleting files to save space. - Which? 618 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a bit of a dilemma. I have a large number of applications that require to be installed on my startup disk. Thanks to large audio libraries and plugins, it just about fills it up.

I was...
Posted by danviento, on Jan 22, 2009 at 10:48 AM, in Mac OS X
I never thought I'd find all of this info in one... 2,704 Views / 7 Replies  
I never thought I'd find all of this info in one place:

http://guides.macrumors.com/Intel_Mobile_Road_Map#Nehalem_.2845nm.29

The "one we're waiting for" has the following details,

"Nehalem...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 8, 2008 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Pro vs. Amateur 2,704 Views / 7 Replies  
And that's just the issue here- Right now I'm trying to make a business out of my photography work, but working on my old machine just takes *forever.* For example, I'm finishing up a 98 page wedding...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 8, 2008 at 02:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
As they said in the thread, a person like me... 778 Views / 4 Replies  
As they said in the thread, a person like me using Aperture and 3D modelers would definitely opt for higher VRAM, as I've been planning to do for quite some time in my own upcoming Mac Pro Purchase. ...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 7, 2008 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro advancement & Snow Leopard 2,704 Views / 7 Replies  
In my considering to buy a Mac Pro, which I know I will at some point, i've come across benchmarking studies that show no significant improvement in using 2 quad-core processors versus just one...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 7, 2008 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks mdeull, that's the kind of info that I was... 734 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks mdeull, that's the kind of info that I was wanting to know about. Thanks to the rest of you too. I'll do some fiscal balancing, and see where some of these rates can help out.
Posted by danviento, on Oct 3, 2008 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacPro Proc Upgrades; Credit Possibilities 734 Views / 7 Replies  
This post is a two-parter, the first focusing on the future of MacPro processor specs, and the second on general credit accumulation.

I've read recently that while it is possible to switch out the...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 2, 2008 at 02:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Actually 6,827 Views / 6 Replies  
You can mod the logo to glow different colors. I remember someone selling professionally made vinyl covers for the logo that colorized the light depending on which you chose. Remember, not everything...
Posted by danviento, on Oct 4, 2007 at 01:54 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Just to respond to the "no one would but the... 2,114 Views / 25 Replies  
Just to respond to the "no one would but the 20-inchers," I distinctly remember seeing configs for this size with PC companies a while back. Personally, if I was a bit more mobile, I would definitely...
Posted by danviento, on Apr 16, 2007 at 04:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't have the money right now for a Mac Pro,... 3,097 Views / 16 Replies  
I don't have the money right now for a Mac Pro, but certainly do want one. I started using Logic Pro back on an old CRT eMac when I saw they had an educational price for only $325. Needless to say,...
Posted by danviento, on Apr 16, 2007 at 04:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
The videos aren't completely stored on ATV. The... 5,571 Views / 18 Replies  
The videos aren't completely stored on ATV. The hard drive is simply used to store photos, which you can't stream, and to work as virtual memory as the actual video is streamed to it via wireless. If...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 31, 2007 at 12:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For ninjahagen: Although I don't have an... 6,013 Views / 78 Replies  
For ninjahagen:

Although I don't have an awesome powerhouse for a machine lilke you, I must stress the importance of more RAM. Every drop helps. I recently made my architectural portfolio which...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 31, 2007 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
I had my Powerbook for about a week before... 961 Views / 5 Replies  
I had my Powerbook for about a week before someone knocked by laptop bag off of an art stool (about 4-6 inches shorter than your average bar stool). Needless to say, I was pissed - one that the...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 30, 2007 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The basic purpose of the Apple TV is to allow you... 6,004 Views / 15 Replies  
The basic purpose of the Apple TV is to allow you to stream music and video to your connected TV. iTunes is simply the software interface that it utilizes to get it there. You aren't limited to only...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 24, 2007 at 06:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you're planning on getting an external... 2,663 Views / 19 Replies  
If you're planning on getting an external FireWire drive, keep in mind that the 400 and 800 are on the same bus. I have a FW400 audio interface and got a FW800 drive to do audio recordings on. Sadly,...
Posted by danviento, on Mar 4, 2007 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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