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Wireless Printing with Bluetooth USB Adapter 797 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all, I have a laser printer and a bluetooth enabled Powerbook G4. If I was to buy a Bluetooth USB adapter to be plugged into the printer, would I be able to print via bluetooth from my Powerbook...
Posted by urban, on Nov 7, 2006 at 06:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Securing the Home Folder on A Home Network 306 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello, Recently I have networked my PC and my Mac together. One thing I find worrying is that from my PC, I can gain access to my ENTIRE home folder of my OSX Tiger. I don't want this to happen; I...
Posted by urban, on Sep 17, 2006 at 11:58 PM, in macOS
OSX stalls at Apple Logo when starting up from External Drive. 330 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello, fellow MacNNers. My firewire external HDD has 3 partitions, one of which mirrors my primary drive on my PBook using Carbon Cloner. I periodically clone my PBook primary drive to the external...
Posted by urban, on May 12, 2006 at 01:40 AM, in macOS
thank you. I feel like an idiot now.:hmm: 366 Views / 3 Replies  
thank you.
I feel like an idiot now.:hmm:
Posted by urban, on Jan 18, 2006 at 02:04 PM, in Applications
I clicked on something and Mail.ppl is missing something !!!! 366 Views / 3 Replies  
http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban//mail.jpg

I couldn't find the option to turn back on the message box.

Anyone show me how, please?
THanks.
Posted by urban, on Jan 18, 2006 at 12:54 AM, in Applications
How do I Make Smart Folder Do This? 444 Views / 2 Replies  
to search for ppt documents that begin with either Oct_ or Nov_ ?
I can't seem to be able to use the "OR" operation.
Posted by urban, on Nov 16, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in macOS
THanks for the replies. the shortcut for the... 579 Views / 5 Replies  
THanks for the replies.
the shortcut for the dictionary is already enabled in system preferences. I checked and unchecked it several times but it still wouldnt work. !!!
Posted by urban, on Oct 17, 2005 at 10:52 AM, in macOS
Command+ctrl+D doesn't evoke dictionary panel any more. 579 Views / 5 Replies  
It was a great little feature to be able to bring the dictionary panel in safari just by pressing the combination keys. NOw it's gone. I've trashed the dictionary pref. file and restarted the...
Posted by urban, on Oct 16, 2005 at 02:47 PM, in macOS
Wallpaper and docked items disappear after a shutdown. 396 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello, my friend just bought an iBook G4 and her ibook is behaving improperly. After she shuts down her computer and turns it on again, her wallpaper and docked items disappear. What's there to do to...
Posted by urban, on Oct 9, 2005 at 05:47 PM, in macOS
How do I upload photos to my Powershot S400? 377 Views / 1 Replies  
I have several photos stored on my computer that i want to bring to the photo lab to have them developed. Normally I would use the software that came with the camera to upload the photos to the...
Posted by urban, on Aug 4, 2005 at 04:47 PM, in Applications
Thanks. I wasn't aware of the built in speech... 517 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. I wasn't aware of the built in speech thingie in Tiger.
and I guess pronunciation is one word that I've misspelt all my life :(
Posted by urban, on Jul 24, 2005 at 07:45 AM, in Applications
Pronounciation Software 517 Views / 4 Replies  
For an ESL (English as a Second Language) student, what's the one software that pronounces the words you want for you? I imagine a software that sort of works like Ctrl+Command+D in tiger where a...
Posted by urban, on Jul 24, 2005 at 06:26 AM, in Applications
Kingmax 1GB RAM works with 12" 1GHZ (Not sure... 68,932 Views / 651 Replies  
Kingmax 1GB RAM works with 12" 1GHZ (Not sure what revision it was)
Posted by urban, on Jun 14, 2005 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't bend or lose the memory door on the powerbook. 498 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 12" Powerbook and I bought a 1GB of RAM and couldn't be more excited. So I opened the memory door to get access to the RAM slot. Except only two screws would come off. The other 2 screws...
Posted by urban, on Jun 14, 2005 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
756MB vs. 1.25GB of RAM for my PB12" 592 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello. My PB 12" already has 512MB RAM installed but the thing is things seem to be slow at times. Evoking dashboard after a period of inactivty would take up to 10 seconds. (Some) Applications take...
Posted by urban, on Jun 11, 2005 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban//thismac.jpg 4,360 Views / 100 Replies  
http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban//thismac.jpg
Posted by urban, on Jun 7, 2005 at 11:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I HOPE Apple will do something to prevent Wintel... 603 Views / 8 Replies  
I HOPE Apple will do something to prevent Wintel boxes from running OSX, or Apple computers would lose their appeal !!!
Posted by urban, on Jun 6, 2005 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPod 1,427 Views / 34 Replies  
iPod
Posted by urban, on May 31, 2005 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can I Set Up My Stereo Speakers Connected to an Airport Express as remote speakers? 556 Views / 4 Replies  
I am about to buy an Airport Express Base Station and I was just wondering if I could use it to connect to a pair of stereo speakers and use them as the remote speakers. So whenever I watch a movie...
Posted by urban, on May 24, 2005 at 12:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Big Mac thanz for the reply. I am pretty sure... 419 Views / 3 Replies  
Big Mac thanz for the reply.
I am pretty sure in Panther even when i had Mail running the system would still go to sleep. If what u said is the case, I guess I'll have to shut Mail to get my system...
Posted by urban, on May 11, 2005 at 04:19 PM, in macOS
Powerbook Doesn't Sleep in Tiger 419 Views / 3 Replies  
I set my powerbook to sleep after 10 minutes after inactivty. However it never sleeps. It only goes to sleep when I close the lid or press the "Sleep" icon. I've checked Activity Monitor and no...
Posted by urban, on May 11, 2005 at 03:06 PM, in macOS
Translation Widget Corrupted. May I get a copy from you? 409 Views / 1 Replies  
It just won't let me type anything and it's acting strange.
Does anyone mind sending me your copy of the Translation widget?
Thanks.
My email address is bobbleheads@hotmail.com
Thanks.
Posted by urban, on May 1, 2005 at 03:11 AM, in Applications
How do I achieve this very simple task?? 1,049 Views / 6 Replies  
I just got an external HDD and I want the following to happen: Upon mounting the external HDD, I want the application Psync to show up.
That's it. I have no knowledge of AppleScript at all so I have...
Posted by urban, on Apr 30, 2005 at 11:51 AM, in macOS
Just an update to this occasion. I bought a... 1,039 Views / 12 Replies  
Just an update to this occasion. I bought a Western Digital HDD 120GB with a slim USB2.0/Firewire Enclosure all for a cost of $150US. I am very happy :D
Posted by urban, on Apr 29, 2005 at 06:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've looked at some inclosures sold at local... 1,039 Views / 12 Replies  
I've looked at some inclosures sold at local computer stores. They support USB and FW. However, on the website they don't mention specifically if they support Mac. How do I know if these enclosures...
Posted by urban, on Apr 28, 2005 at 08:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External HDD vs. Internal HDD in Enclosure 1,039 Views / 12 Replies  
Hello, my powerbook HDD is lacking space so I want to get an external HDD. Since external HDD can be expensive, i was considering buying an internal HDD in a HDD enclosure. Here's my question: other...
Posted by urban, on Apr 28, 2005 at 12:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know if this is the case because I never... 552 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know if this is the case because I never got to see it: I only have a Panther upgrade disk and I couldn't even get to see the installation options because it told me I didn't have enough disk...
Posted by urban, on Apr 27, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in macOS
sorri it was my first time having panic attack... 552 Views / 4 Replies  
sorri it was my first time having panic attack excuse my amature terminology...
so this kernel attack really suckss...

my HDD is 40Gb and it was filled to the max !!!

I don't have an external...
Posted by urban, on Apr 27, 2005 at 03:04 AM, in macOS
Please help quick: Panther panic attack 552 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know what the hell i did. but now when i boot up the computer i get a panic attack with the first line that says something along the line "unable to find driver for powerbook 6.5". I tried...
Posted by urban, on Apr 27, 2005 at 12:23 AM, in macOS
Thanks for saving me hundreds of dollars !! If... 648 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for saving me hundreds of dollars !!
If you don't mind, I just want to ask one more quesetion:
which of these two books is more apprpriate for a Unix noobie??
MAC OS X TIGER FOR UNIX GEEKS...
Posted by urban, on Apr 26, 2005 at 01:41 PM, in macOS
Hi, I want to gain deeper knowledge of OSX, which course should I take? 648 Views / 5 Replies  
CCTC-404
course name: LINUX SYSTEM OVERVIEW
description: Linux is a free Unix-like operating system that has great technical merit and stability. It is now recognized as a serious competitor for...
Posted by urban, on Apr 26, 2005 at 12:09 AM, in macOS
How to preserve playcounts and my ratings in iTunes? 747 Views / 1 Replies  
When Tiger comes out I will be doing a clean install but I wonder how to preserve iTunes' settings and playcounts and stuff.

THanks
Posted by urban, on Apr 24, 2005 at 11:35 AM, in Applications
iTunes Question: Creating subfolders 1,771 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello, I've recently been listening to Podcast radio programmes. What I want to do is to create a folder called Podcast where all the radio programmes will be in. Under the Podcast folder, I want...
Posted by urban, on Apr 5, 2005 at 09:16 PM, in Applications
thanx guys for the quick replies and now... 506 Views / 3 Replies  
thanx guys for the quick replies and now everything's back to normal.
I wasn't expecting to lose my preferences just by changing the user name folder.
Posted by urban, on Jan 15, 2005 at 03:57 PM, in macOS
I made a huge mistake and I don't know how to recover from it! 506 Views / 3 Replies  
let's say my name is TomHank. I was bored so i changed the name TomHank to Home and now I've lost all my files and preferences, itunes, ical, mail, safari bookmarks are all gone. I logged out and in...
Posted by urban, on Jan 15, 2005 at 03:40 PM, in macOS
"Desktop can not be modified"- HELP ! 403 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello I was messing around with the permission settings on my Home folder and now things on my desktop have disappeared but I am sure they are still there because when I do a global search they are...
Posted by urban, on Nov 26, 2004 at 11:16 AM, in macOS
Any similar program to MS Word 2004 audio note taking? 583 Views / 4 Replies  
I really like this idea of taking notes while recording the lecture but I can't afford to buy MS Office 2004 ( I have version X) I was wondering if there are similar programs out there that record...
Posted by urban, on Nov 23, 2004 at 11:00 PM, in Applications
thanx anamexis, i will bring my pb to service... 596 Views / 7 Replies  
thanx anamexis, i will bring my pb to service centre and have it checked out. I dont think i can afford to have it fix. And i have a 12" pb i dont have a PCMIA port :( damnit i regret not getting...
Posted by urban, on Nov 3, 2004 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Im pretty sure my ethernet card is busted :( ... 596 Views / 7 Replies  
Im pretty sure my ethernet card is busted :(

how much would it cost me to replace it? my pb is one month past apple's warranty and i didnt get AppleCare.
Posted by urban, on Nov 2, 2004 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is my built in ethernet card gone? 596 Views / 7 Replies  
I can't connect to the internet using the built in ethernet port. I restarted and tried again but it still wouldn't connect. I tried using another cable but it failed to connect to the internet also....
Posted by urban, on Nov 1, 2004 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How to filter out noise in recordings with Belkin Voice Recorder? 449 Views / 1 Replies  
I just used the Belkin Voice Recorder for the first time today in lecture and the quality was not good at all. The professor sounded like he was talking with a mouthful of cotten candy. On top of...
Posted by urban, on Jul 27, 2004 at 04:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you SO MCUH !!! thank you thank you !!! 794 Views / 8 Replies  
Thank you SO MCUH !!!
thank you thank you !!!
Posted by urban, on Jul 26, 2004 at 12:01 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Will someone offer me a lesson in photography? 794 Views / 8 Replies  
I just purchased my Canon s400 and I read through the manual and I still don't understand some of the terms and how/when to use some features. For example:
Exposure Compensation
Light Metering...
Posted by urban, on Jul 25, 2004 at 12:29 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Sticky: alright, I've resized my images. 1,143,172 Views / 4,110 Replies  
alright, I've resized my images.
Posted by urban, on Jul 24, 2004 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: more pix of my 12" ... 1,143,172 Views / 4,110 Replies  
more pix of my 12"

http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban/pb2.jpg
http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban/pb3.jpg
http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban/pb1.jpg
Posted by urban, on Jul 23, 2004 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I now declare myself a happy man !! 544 Views / 5 Replies  
12" PB + Canon s400 + 20GB iPod = Best of Digital World !!

I can not be happier now I've got all these coolest gadgets !!

:) :) :) :) :) :) :)
Posted by urban, on Jul 22, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New iPod makes funny noise!!! 538 Views / 2 Replies  
I just got a new 20GB 3G iPod, but when I put it in the dock to charge or when the hard drive is accessed, this high pitch noise can be heard, it lasts for as long as its in the dock or when music is...
Posted by urban, on Jul 22, 2004 at 01:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: It's called the Gbreeze by MacMice. But it's... 1,143,172 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It's called the Gbreeze by MacMice. But it's probably discontinued because you can not find it on its website anymore.

For those that are interested, here's...
Posted by urban, on Jul 14, 2004 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban/pb_setup.jpg ... 1,143,172 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://individual.utoronto.ca/urban/pb_setup.jpg

I shrunk the image down and now it looks like this :(
Posted by urban, on Jul 11, 2004 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Canon Powershot or Pentax Optio? 953 Views / 9 Replies  
3.2MP: Canon SD100 or Pentax Optio S?
4.0MP: Canon S400 or Pentax Optio S4?

I can choose only one camera. 3.2MP is good enough for me, but I can afford a 4.0MP. I am no photographer. I take...
Posted by urban, on Jul 2, 2004 at 05:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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