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Yep, the Mac Mini screws up every one that comes... 1,303 Views / 32 Replies  
Yep, the Mac Mini screws up every one that comes in my home office. "Really? That's it, with that big monitor? Man, that must cost a lot of money." When I tell them it cost less than $600, and I...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have the mini on top of the minimax. Been like... 3,180 Views / 7 Replies  
I have the mini on top of the minimax. Been like that for months with no issues.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Aug 14, 2009 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple - iPhone - Feedback... 4,592 Views / 25 Replies  
Apple - iPhone - Feedback (http://www.apple.com/feedback/iphone.html)
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 7, 2009 at 08:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not interested in hacking here. 721 Views / 6 Replies  
Not interested in hacking here.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 26, 2009 at 07:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Installed when I got in from work. AppleTV is 2... 721 Views / 6 Replies  
Installed when I got in from work. AppleTV is 2 1/2 years old, and Apple is still supporting it with significant updates. Both updates are awesome!
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 25, 2009 at 10:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I haven't noticed any change in battery life. ... 4,994 Views / 56 Replies  
I haven't noticed any change in battery life. Non-jailbroken 3G here. Email checks every 30 minutes, RSS feeds all day, Google calendar pushed via Exchange, and music playing all day work. ...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 25, 2009 at 10:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just couldn't calibrate the older 21 and 17... 875 Views / 13 Replies  
I just couldn't calibrate the older 21 and 17 versions accurately at high resolutions.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 24, 2009 at 01:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The only CRT to exceed my expectations was the... 875 Views / 13 Replies  
The only CRT to exceed my expectations was the clear 17" Studio Display. The earlier ones were disappointing.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 24, 2009 at 09:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Put these in your bookmarks bar, then select them... 1,559 Views / 5 Replies  
Put these in your bookmarks bar, then select them to resize the active browser window:

Full Screen:
javascript:self.moveTo(0,0);self.resizeTo(screen.availWidth,screen.availHeight);

1/2 Screen...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 22, 2009 at 03:59 PM, in Applications
I bought the Iomega MiniMax 1TB... 906 Views / 2 Replies  
I bought the Iomega MiniMax 1TB (http://www.amazon.com/Iomega-MiniMax-Hard-Drive-FireWire/dp/B0019C4OLY) Drive. It has the same dimensions as the AEX and supports USB 2.0.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: Thanks. I ordered the Newegg RAM (4GB) and... 70,116 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks. I ordered the Newegg RAM (4GB) and installed it last weekend. Wow. If anyone hasn't upgraded to 4GB, do so ASAP.
Posted by GORDYmac, on May 19, 2009 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: I'm glad I read this. OWC... 70,116 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm glad I read this. OWC (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/8566DDR3S4GP/) seems to have the best price on fast 4GB modules.
Posted by GORDYmac, on May 12, 2009 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
A full fledged photo app--well, fuller fledged. ... 5,490 Views / 52 Replies  
A full fledged photo app--well, fuller fledged. Give me shutter speed and a timer and I'll buy it ASAP. Also, on the accessories front, someone needs to make a pretty version of the flash module...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Aug 5, 2008 at 09:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Loopt comes to mind. 394 Views / 1 Replies  
Loopt comes to mind.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wait 'til you try to figure out how to change the... 5,124 Views / 4 Replies  
Wait 'til you try to figure out how to change the rating on a song...obscure indeed.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just a thought... Since you're on a... 439 Views / 3 Replies  
Just a thought...

Since you're on a motorcycle, I'm not sure how important Stereo sound is to you. I'd look for a bluetooth audio receiver (http://www.jr.com/anycom/pe/AYC_BAR10/), which will...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Touch the cover art of the currently playing... 5,124 Views / 4 Replies  
Touch the cover art of the currently playing song. press the shuffle icon to the right of the progress bar, it'll turn blue. You'll shuffle from now on.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The Bloomberg app is much, much better for stock... 437 Views / 5 Replies  
The Bloomberg app is much, much better for stock info.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 15, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you talking to yourself? 1,087 Views / 5 Replies  
Are you talking to yourself?
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 15, 2008 at 11:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple got a nice little patent... 7,470 Views / 62 Replies  
Apple got a nice little patent (http://www.intomobile.com/2007/06/01/apple-patent-application-hints-at-accessory-detector-for-apple-iphone.html) for denying certain items from working with their...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 14, 2008 at 02:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So, AIM can't receive text messages if a cell... 2,299 Views / 24 Replies  
So, AIM can't receive text messages if a cell phone user were to reply to a text message that originated on AIM? Why would I be charged? Wouldn't the message just not go through?

Or, are you...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 14, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
While I didn't think is was girly at all, I opted... 2,938 Views / 42 Replies  
While I didn't think is was girly at all, I opted for black after seeing the white one in person. Kinda looked cheesy to me. Maybe if the face surround was white too, but...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jul 14, 2008 at 01:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm not sure where you guys work, but my company... 7,005 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm not sure where you guys work, but my company would have to own any phone that had access to it's exchange server...so...I think you're working yourselves up for nothing. The chances of most...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 24, 2008 at 10:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
According to Engadget, TomTom will have a GPS app... 2,966 Views / 46 Replies  
According to Engadget, TomTom will have a GPS app in the AppStore (http://www.engadget.com/2008/06/09/tomtom-already-has-iphone-navigation-software-ready-to-roll/). Sweet.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 10, 2008 at 08:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
'Better' is a bit relative. Apple goes for... 2,966 Views / 46 Replies  
'Better' is a bit relative. Apple goes for simplicity & ease of use, not 'better' by my definition--think Numbers vs. Excel.

At any rate, as mentioned, they brought Google in to collaborate, so...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 3, 2008 at 05:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What about the possiblity of TomTom or Garmin... 2,966 Views / 46 Replies  
What about the possiblity of TomTom or Garmin writing the GPS app for iPhone? I don't think it is unreasonable to expect Apple to bring one of these companies into the fold for the first GPS iPhone...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 3, 2008 at 11:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
While that's true, lately, all Apple spy photos... 3,028 Views / 11 Replies  
While that's true, lately, all Apple spy photos have been accurate--remember the nano pics? the new keyboard?
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 3, 2008 at 11:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bluetooth stereo. GPS would be good gravy. The... 1,018 Views / 20 Replies  
Bluetooth stereo. GPS would be good gravy. The App Store is gonna be awesome. I don't have the high hopes everyone else has.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 3, 2008 at 11:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Once you have installed Canon's drivers, you... 2,097 Views / 6 Replies  
Once you have installed Canon's drivers, you should be able to use Image Capture--or Canon's scanner utility [name?]--to scan. Not sure why you need PS or GC at all.
Posted by GORDYmac, on May 15, 2008 at 03:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, since iPhone development is still new, I... 1,266 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, since iPhone development is still new, I don't see the benefit in letting the world know what you're working on.
Posted by GORDYmac, on May 5, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a few contextual menu items that handle... 1,873 Views / 21 Replies  
I have a few contextual menu items that handle photo manipulation quickly. Used them for years without issues:

PIXTURE STUDIO - Mac OS X Software (http://www.pixture.com/software/macosx.php)
Posted by GORDYmac, on Apr 3, 2008 at 10:23 AM, in Applications
Let's not dump on Comcast to hastily. I have... 4,651 Views / 12 Replies  
Let's not dump on Comcast to hastily. I have never had an issue downloading torrents with my Comcast service. Sounds like a port forwarding issue.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Apr 3, 2008 at 10:18 AM, in Applications
Poll: I'm only waiting to stereo bluetooth support... 3,745 Views / 79 Replies  
I'm only waiting to stereo bluetooth support [A2DP?]. Don't care about 3G at all, just want to listen to music sans wires.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Apr 3, 2008 at 10:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd buy one. 7,695 Views / 46 Replies  
I'd buy one.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Apr 1, 2008 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Or EyeTV...it has a VCR import function that... 521 Views / 2 Replies  
Or EyeTV...it has a VCR import function that captures your content through the EyeTV hardware and stores it in a iDVD/iMovie friendly format on your Mac.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Apr 1, 2008 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
iTunes tries to do it, but, there's no way of... 2,334 Views / 21 Replies  
iTunes tries to do it, but, there's no way of knowing where the title graphic is in a movie file, unless it is set as a poster frame.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Mar 7, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use Google for artwork...usually the movie... 2,334 Views / 21 Replies  
I use Google for artwork...usually the movie poster.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Feb 26, 2008 at 11:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yep, EyeHome is dead. It was good while it... 1,029 Views / 15 Replies  
Yep, EyeHome is dead. It was good while it lasted...but it started showing its age about a year and a half ago, when newer codecs became prevalent. It is still good as an EyeTV client...I may move...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Feb 6, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Prior to AppleTV, I used EyeHome for TV... 1,029 Views / 15 Replies  
Prior to AppleTV, I used EyeHome for TV recordings, movies, music, and photos on my den HDTV. I was intrigued by AppleTV, and I bought it shortly after it was announced. For a long time both boxes...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Feb 5, 2008 at 02:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Netgear is not very Mac friendly, ironically... 105,175 Views / 107 Replies  
Netgear is not very Mac friendly, ironically enough. Their Mac inspired Storage Central line of network storage boxes still don't support Macs. I know because I have been waiting for Mac support...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jan 31, 2008 at 02:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Turbo.264 here. 26FPS on a G4 933, using the... 1,514 Views / 21 Replies  
Turbo.264 here. 26FPS on a G4 933, using the AppleTV setting.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jan 22, 2008 at 01:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Your Dual 800 Quicksilver (2001) does not... 571 Views / 6 Replies  
Your Dual 800 Quicksilver (2001) does not natively support hard drives larger than 128GB, unless you have purchased a separate card for the 300GB drive.

I can only suspect that critical system...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Aug 22, 2007 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
I tried this with my sister's mini. Didn't work. 2,697 Views / 5 Replies  
I tried this with my sister's mini. Didn't work.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Aug 13, 2007 at 02:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If it's pixellated, it may be your choice of... 833 Views / 10 Replies  
If it's pixellated, it may be your choice of encoder, encoding quality, etc. I had no quality issues with my MP4 files.

However, I now fly through my h.264 encodes with Turbo.264. It was not a...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Aug 13, 2007 at 02:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
h.264 results in smaller files. That is the only... 833 Views / 10 Replies  
h.264 results in smaller files. That is the only benefit I can tell. MP4 encodes a lot faster.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Aug 7, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I finally gave up and went back to my Kensington... 812 Views / 20 Replies  
I finally gave up and went back to my Kensington StudioMouse...$50 wasted. MM is a novel concept, but the execution leaves a lot to be desired.
Posted by GORDYmac, on Aug 7, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Were the files in question bought from iTunes,... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Were the files in question bought from iTunes, burnt to CD, then re-encoded to mp3?
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 22, 2007 at 02:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If the content stored on CDs and DVDs were in a... 435 Views / 1 Replies  
If the content stored on CDs and DVDs were in a AppleTV-friendly format, you could get away with adding them to iTunes (not copying them to iTunes Music, BTW) and syncing. Repeat for each CD/DVD you...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Jun 15, 2007 at 01:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I doubt it's worth replacing. I'd buy another... 742 Views / 4 Replies  
I doubt it's worth replacing. I'd buy another one.
Posted by GORDYmac, on May 1, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have G4 933, and I am impressed how quickly the... 12,091 Views / 19 Replies  
I have G4 933, and I am impressed how quickly the MP4 export works in EyeTV. A one hour show takes about 40 minutes. Not bad for a 4 year old Mac. I'm looking forward to their H.264 USB encoder.
...
Posted by GORDYmac, on Apr 24, 2007 at 04:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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