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portable recorder recomendation 623 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I need to record some meetings that I'll be attending. I have an ancient one channel cassette recorder that is not going to cut it. I'm looking for something that I can plug into my mac and...
Posted by bighill, on Oct 6, 2008 at 10:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have an older airport express and it was the... 470 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an older airport express and it was the first thing I thought of. BUT the Dell system does not have a wireless card in it. So its going to need to be plugged into the router.

Thanks for the...
Posted by bighill, on Aug 18, 2008 at 08:35 PM, in Networking
Router Question 470 Views / 4 Replies  
I have to setup a router on a Verizon DSL system running Windows which will then be used by my older powermac quicksilver dual 800 wirelessly. Here's the deal: I gave my old mac to my sister who...
Posted by bighill, on Aug 18, 2008 at 07:52 PM, in Networking
FCP 5.1.4 audio question 227 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I'm trying to log and capture some footage in FCP. When I start up I get message saying Built in audio
not found. Then I get no sound when importing thru firewire. I don't mean preview sound,...
Posted by bighill, on Aug 2, 2008 at 09:10 PM, in Applications
I found the Logitech 9000 on buy.com for $65.... 694 Views / 4 Replies  
I found the Logitech 9000 on buy.com for $65. with a $20. rebate = $45. I jumped on it.

I did look for a used isight, they are going for more then what they cost new.

Thanks DocMacPS for the...
Posted by bighill, on Apr 22, 2008 at 07:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you! 694 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you!
Posted by bighill, on Apr 20, 2008 at 07:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
video cam for chat? 694 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

Can anybody recommend a camera along the lines of the isight? This would be used on my macpro,
I'm not looking to drop a bundle here. It would mostly be used for chatting with family...
Posted by bighill, on Apr 17, 2008 at 06:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Velveeta Spread 2,394 Views / 70 Replies  
Velveeta Spread
Posted by bighill, on Mar 9, 2008 at 08:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for all the input guy's. I went ahead and... 592 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for all the input guy's. I went ahead and got it. I got applecare with it for $199.
You gotta love doing it over the phone, they have deals if you ask for them.

The first mac I ever...
Posted by bighill, on Jan 28, 2008 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
thinkin about a refurb 592 Views / 9 Replies  
why wouldn't you do this?
the stock 2.66 macpro with 1 gig of ram, 250 gig HD and the shitty
video card...$1999.00 refurbished, free shipping. thats $500.00 off what it was and
$800.00 less then...
Posted by bighill, on Jan 27, 2008 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
the only thing i would add to that is DON'T buy... 1,832 Views / 8 Replies  
the only thing i would add to that is DON'T buy from macmall, if
you have a problem and need to return it, they are a nightmare to deal with.
buy it from amazon. no tax, free shipping.
Posted by bighill, on Jan 19, 2008 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
treo on a mac question 303 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi Folks,

Can you sync a windows mobile treo phone (verizon) on a mac? is it a pain to do? what is needed to make it work?

i'm advising a friend who just got her first mac and she was given a...
Posted by bighill, on Oct 18, 2007 at 03:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you, thank you, thank you. 395 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Posted by bighill, on Oct 4, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
switcher question 395 Views / 6 Replies  
People,

A just friend ordered her first Mac, a MBP, she is switching from a windows notebook. My question is, what is the easiest way to move files, address book and all from the old to the new?...
Posted by bighill, on Oct 4, 2007 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I also ran Disk Warrior, no deal. I can't... 572 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, I also ran Disk Warrior, no deal. I can't believe another HD is bad, something has to be making this happen.
The drive still has a warranty, but who the hell wants to keep dealing with this...
Posted by bighill, on Aug 26, 2007 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
nobody has any ideas? i used to count on this... 572 Views / 6 Replies  
nobody has any ideas? i used to count on this site to keep from having to dig around.

where the hell did all the knowledgeable people go?
Posted by bighill, on Aug 26, 2007 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
i'm sorry that i left out that i installed a PCI... 572 Views / 6 Replies  
i'm sorry that i left out that i installed a PCI to ATA-133 controller card to run bigger drives.
my bad, sorry.

i have not run DU yet, last time it found nothing wrong at all, doesn't mean it...
Posted by bighill, on Aug 23, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
quicksilver help 572 Views / 6 Replies  
people,
about 4 or so months ago my powermac wouldn't get past the grey startup screen with the apple in the middle when booting up. no winding progress round thing, just the grey screen with the...
Posted by bighill, on Aug 22, 2007 at 09:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would be careful with macmall, if you should... 1,088 Views / 22 Replies  
I would be careful with macmall, if you should need to return it for WHATEVER reason they might give you a problem. I've heard horror stories. Be sure to research the place you are buying from as...
Posted by bighill, on Jul 23, 2007 at 08:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Calico. 13,278 Views / 127 Replies  
Calico.
Posted by bighill, on Jul 14, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Applecare gets my vote as well. It seems to me to... 866 Views / 19 Replies  
Applecare gets my vote as well. It seems to me to be a step above, just like everything
else Apple does.

I just had to (try to) fix a router for my young niece. Netgear support...OH MY GOD, 2...
Posted by bighill, on Jul 12, 2007 at 09:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if you think the MBP's are running hot... 571 Views / 8 Replies  
if you think the MBP's are running hot now...imagine dual MBP's
Posted by bighill, on Jul 6, 2007 at 08:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
check with a place that repairs Macs. for... 884 Views / 13 Replies  
check with a place that repairs Macs. for instance, here in NYC, i would check with
tekserve.
Posted by bighill, on Jul 5, 2007 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple is getting back into the games game so its... 875 Views / 14 Replies  
Apple is getting back into the games game so its safe to assume that Mac Pro's will have better
video options in the future. How near is another question, but if you can hold out, a Mac Pro would...
Posted by bighill, on Jun 19, 2007 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
try using your remote. 458 Views / 4 Replies  
try using your remote.
Posted by bighill, on Jun 17, 2007 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought one of the 2.16's for $1599. I called... 610 Views / 16 Replies  
I bought one of the 2.16's for $1599. I called applecare to check on something with the
airport card and the tech told me my machine was built in May and is brand new never
been owned!
Posted by bighill, on Jun 16, 2007 at 07:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i just got a 2.16 ghz refurb macbook pro and i... 14,298 Views / 69 Replies  
i just got a 2.16 ghz refurb macbook pro and i don't know what the hell you guys are talking about.
this thing is beautiful.
Posted by bighill, on Jun 14, 2007 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
or do what I did and buy a refurb. once they... 393 Views / 16 Replies  
or do what I did and buy a refurb. once they announced the new ones last week
i jumped on a 2.16, 1 gig, 120 gig for $1599. one hundred dollars more then the
high end MacBook, can't go wrong...
Posted by bighill, on Jun 12, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got it, I needed to double click on iphoto... 311 Views / 4 Replies  
Got it, I needed to double click on iphoto library and THEN click open. Very confusing.
Thanks so much for your help. I had this nightmare vision of having to redo over 5,000
pictures.

Thanks...
Posted by bighill, on May 31, 2007 at 01:03 PM, in Applications
and when I do click open nothing happens. 311 Views / 4 Replies  
and when I do click open nothing happens.
Posted by bighill, on May 31, 2007 at 10:52 AM, in Applications
restoring iphoto library question 311 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I just put in a new hard drive as my less than a year old seagate died. (so much for them being so great)

I have my photo library on a partition called PHOTOS. When I open iphoto, it says...
Posted by bighill, on May 31, 2007 at 09:43 AM, in Applications
PC notebook to buy 422 Views / 4 Replies  
People,

If you were looking for a used windows notebook to buy, where would you look?
(i know, i know, this is a MAC site. i didn't know where else to ask, I don't know
jack about windows...
Posted by bighill, on May 22, 2007 at 04:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I got one for free from Verizon, my contract was... 462 Views / 6 Replies  
I got one for free from Verizon, my contract was up. I HATE THIS PHONE! The design sucks, the buttons on the sides suck, everytime I reach for the phone I press on of the buttons by accident and have...
Posted by bighill, on Apr 2, 2007 at 12:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Another vote for Super Duper here! I think you... 1,217 Views / 20 Replies  
Another vote for Super Duper here! I think you can play with it a bit before you buy it. Try it, I love it.
Posted by bighill, on Mar 25, 2007 at 09:29 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the full/pro lesson. I can see... 478 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the full/pro lesson.

I can see it, then it freezes along with the entire system.
Posted by bighill, on Jan 24, 2007 at 11:27 PM, in Applications
Thanks for getting back. There is a $19.95 plug... 478 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for getting back. There is a $19.95 plug in for the
already paid for FULL version of Quicktime?

C'mon Apple.

Thanks again.
Bill
Posted by bighill, on Jan 24, 2007 at 04:33 PM, in Applications
mplayer works beautifully. Thanks. Isn't... 478 Views / 11 Replies  
mplayer works beautifully. Thanks. Isn't quicktime supposed to be able to
play mpeg files?

What do you mean by "post it here"? Put the file name? The whole file? How do I
do that?

I'm...
Posted by bighill, on Jan 24, 2007 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
Quicktime question 398 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey All.

Certain mpeg files lock my desktop up when i try to play them using quicktime. The video
freezes, I can move my mouse around but can't click on anything, the dock doesn't animate
and I...
Posted by bighill, on Jan 24, 2007 at 02:10 PM, in Applications
quicktime/mpeg question 478 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey All.

Certain mpeg files lock my desktop up when i try to play them using quicktime. The video
freezes, I can move my mouse around but can't click on anything, the dock doesn't animate
and I...
Posted by bighill, on Jan 24, 2007 at 02:09 PM, in Applications
Anybody? 428 Views / 2 Replies  
Anybody?
Posted by bighill, on Nov 2, 2006 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
track splitting software?? 428 Views / 2 Replies  
People,

I was given a live recording where the entire show is one track. Any suggestions on software
to break up into tracks? I'm a little green when it comes to audio.

Thanks in advance....
Posted by bighill, on Nov 1, 2006 at 09:07 PM, in Applications
I try every FF update and always go back to... 4,724 Views / 60 Replies  
I try every FF update and always go back to Safari. I think I tried the last update for about an hour and went right back...lockups, really, really slow on some pages. I wanna like it, the more...
Posted by bighill, on Oct 31, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
Super Duper is the s***t. 635 Views / 11 Replies  
Super Duper is the s***t.
Posted by bighill, on Oct 13, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Applications
I feel like I can finally download this, I've... 1,366 Views / 24 Replies  
I feel like I can finally download this, I've been dying to play with it but wouldn't touch it.
Posted by bighill, on Sep 27, 2006 at 05:43 PM, in Applications
I have. I'm running a dual 800 quicksilver and... 378 Views / 1 Replies  
I have. I'm running a dual 800 quicksilver and get the same error message once in a while. I use toast to burn DVD's. As you say, the disc's are always fine so I never really pay much attention.
Posted by bighill, on Sep 26, 2006 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
internal hard drive recomendation 395 Views / 3 Replies  
Quicksilver dual 800
10.4.6
gig of ram


Hi Folks,

I'm running out of space on my original drive (80 gigs) and am shopping for a new internal hard drive at least 200 gigs or so. I've got a...
Posted by bighill, on May 22, 2006 at 11:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Powermac last to upgrade to Intel 532 Views / 1 Replies  
If I'm not mistaken only powermacs are left to get upgraded.

Anybody have an idea when?

I'm hanging on here waiting for them to be released so the real wait for the second gen machines can...
Posted by bighill, on May 16, 2006 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
disk warrior wasn't seeing the drive at all so I... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
disk warrior wasn't seeing the drive at all so I first rebuilt the main HD and then disk warrior saw the second drive...it found errors on the main drive and none on the second drive. I'm up and...
Posted by bighill, on May 11, 2006 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
2nd hard drive not mounting 388 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Folks,

Quicksilver dual 800
10.4.6
gig of ram
2 internal hard drives (second drive partitioned with my itunes and iphoto folders only)


My mac has been acting a little weird the last...
Posted by bighill, on May 10, 2006 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yup. I just got it (FCS) in the mail yesterday.... 872 Views / 5 Replies  
Yup. I just got it (FCS) in the mail yesterday. I'm psyched.

Thanks for responses.
Posted by bighill, on Apr 21, 2006 at 10:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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