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Wow! That was easy. You're a genius, THANK YOU!! 1,206 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow! That was easy. You're a genius, THANK YOU!!
Posted by TheTraveller, on Apr 10, 2008 at 01:16 AM, in Applications
Hi, I have read that thread and downloaded all... 1,206 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi, I have read that thread and downloaded all the apps suggested (the ones where the download links actually work, that is), and none of them does precisely what I want. I have GraphicConverter,...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Apr 9, 2008 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
Workflow/Applescript for batch image resizing? 1,206 Views / 4 Replies  
I have just spent the last hour scouring the internet for a simple Automator Workflow or Applescript that will do the following - I just want to take a folder of images, and have that folder get...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Apr 9, 2008 at 01:21 AM, in Applications
I read that same article in Consumer Reports... 624 Views / 18 Replies  
I read that same article in Consumer Reports (actually, it's why I bought the magazine). It did say that those three units (TomTom One, Magellan Roadmate 2000, and Garmin StreetPilot c330) are Best...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Sep 18, 2007 at 10:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AppleScript Rule for Mail Smart Mailboxes? 520 Views / 0 Replies  
Howdy. I have a Smart Mailbox in Mail.app that contains all the Unread messages that I probably want to read (it's basically a subset of my Inbox). I want to have any message that show sup in my...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Sep 18, 2007 at 10:18 PM, in Applications
Poll: Will someone please tell us the build number when... 450 Views / 14 Replies  
Will someone please tell us the build number when it does get posted?
Posted by TheTraveller, on Jun 12, 2007 at 10:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep. I paid the small fee for Acquisition and... 7,219 Views / 11 Replies  
Yep. I paid the small fee for Acquisition and I'm very happy. It's the best P2P client I've used.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Dec 21, 2006 at 09:28 AM, in Applications
Poor guy. These things happen. It's probably a... 6,545 Views / 98 Replies  
Poor guy. These things happen. It's probably a combination of hardware, software, and user error. Sounds like he's happier using Windows, and the support he's received has been sub-par. Can't win...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, mine's pretty fast, too, until I open up... 922 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, mine's pretty fast, too, until I open up Parallels (with Windows XP) and about 3-4 fatty PowerPC applications. Then things start grinding to a crawl when switching applications - I wish the...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Dec 9, 2006 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yep, no problems here for me either on my Intel... 1,136 Views / 26 Replies  
Yep, no problems here for me either on my Intel Mac Mini Core Duo. I also did the EFI Firmware Update 1.2 or whatever at the same time - everything went without a hitch.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Nov 29, 2006 at 10:36 AM, in Mac OS X
I have an Intel Mac Mini, and a couple of my... 1,113 Views / 12 Replies  
I have an Intel Mac Mini, and a couple of my friends have recently bought iMacs. No doubt about it, the iMacs are snappier and probably in some cases totally blow my Mac Mini out of the water. ...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Oct 17, 2006 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
The only problem I have with 10.4.8 is that the... 1,160 Views / 12 Replies  
The only problem I have with 10.4.8 is that the volume keys on my keyboard no longer work to change the volume when I have my USB Headset (Logitech something-or-other) plugged in. That kind of...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Oct 12, 2006 at 05:10 PM, in Mac OS X
I was a little nervous about applying this update... 6,844 Views / 147 Replies  
I was a little nervous about applying this update because I have some very important work I need to get done today, but since I've never ever had a serious, show-stopping problem when applying an...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Oct 2, 2006 at 02:02 PM, in Mac OS X
It's totally lame that you can't "cut" files... 2,297 Views / 64 Replies  
It's totally lame that you can't "cut" files out-of-the-box in OS X. Yeah, fine, to protect myself - but I really haven't screwed myself on Winblows by cutting files, and I can't see it happening in...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Sep 5, 2006 at 10:25 PM, in Mac OS X
That whole thing about "Macs being gone in a... 4,040 Views / 73 Replies  
That whole thing about "Macs being gone in a year" was pretty funny. I don't know, maybe I'm just imagining it, but it seems to me there's tons more Mac software than there's ever been, the...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Jul 13, 2006 at 03:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
I applied QuickTime 7.1 and the security update... 1,020 Views / 14 Replies  
I applied QuickTime 7.1 and the security update on my Intel Mac Mini Core Duo - no problems.
Posted by TheTraveller, on May 12, 2006 at 02:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Open .daa file on a Mac? 3,398 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi there, I downloaded a .daa file meant for Windows - I guess it's like a .dmg - any idea how I can mount the image/burn a CD from it?

Thanks!
Posted by TheTraveller, on Apr 6, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Applications
Open .daa file on Mac? 2,275 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi there -

I've got a .daa file (like a .dmg I guess) that came from a PC and I want to open it on my Mac. Anyone have any ideas how I can do this?

Thanks!
Posted by TheTraveller, on Apr 6, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My Mac Mini Dual Core tends to bog down a bit... 616 Views / 5 Replies  
My Mac Mini Dual Core tends to bog down a bit (with 2 GB of RAM, even) when I'm running multipe PowerPC apps - which is most of the time. Usually this just happens when I switch between these...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 31, 2006 at 02:33 PM, in Mac OS X
I went with the Mac Mini because I didn't want... 1,196 Views / 23 Replies  
I went with the Mac Mini because I didn't want the integration of monitor + CPU. I can give the monitor to my fiancée later on when I want to upgrade it, etc. Just gives a bit more flexibility of...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 31, 2006 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I love my mighty mouse! I love the scrollball. ... 1,694 Views / 31 Replies  
I love my mighty mouse! I love the scrollball. I have no problems with it at all. Yeah, the right click, left click is a bit weird I guess, but it works pretty well for me. And tracking isn't an...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 28, 2006 at 01:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah my airport reception now seems fine, don't... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
Yeah my airport reception now seems fine, don't know why it wasn't working so hot when I first used it. Now it's fine.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 27, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
My pleasure. My MacMini got spanked by a 2.0 G5... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
My pleasure. My MacMini got spanked by a 2.0 G5 DP which XBench compared it to, but that's not terribly surprising.

Results 49.97
System Info
Xbench Version 1.2
System...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 27, 2006 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
My Intel Core Duo Mac Mini runs my NEC MultiSync... 500 Views / 5 Replies  
My Intel Core Duo Mac Mini runs my NEC MultiSync 90GX just fine (19" DVI LCD)
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 25, 2006 at 05:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's going pretty well, thanks for asking! If I... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
It's going pretty well, thanks for asking! If I have a jillion apps running and if enough of them are PowerPC apps, it does bog down a tad once in a while, but it's nothing serious. It does a great...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 25, 2006 at 04:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
That'd be cool, a nice 5-40% speed bump,... 1,109 Views / 17 Replies  
That'd be cool, a nice 5-40% speed bump, although my Mini Core Duo already is pretty smokin' compared to every other Mac I've ever used.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 17, 2006 at 02:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Just a little update: everything is going great... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
Just a little update: everything is going great with my Mini. The only time it gets sluggish is when I am switching between Rosetta (PowerPC) applications rapidly. Not sure why that is, but when I...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 15, 2006 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well there ya go. Still not sure why it chokes... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
Well there ya go. Still not sure why it chokes up my whole machine like that when I use it to copy files, though.

In other news, I have turned my Mini Mac back the correct way, but moved it a...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 15, 2006 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got mine with Apple's RAM in it. After I got... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
I got mine with Apple's RAM in it. After I got the el-cheapo RAM (and I don't know that you did for your Mini) for my PowerBook and having suffered through all the freezes and KP's and applications...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 14, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I'm using the Intel build of FireFox - and... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
Yeah, I'm using the Intel build of FireFox - and actually I've switched to Camino because as of this moment it seems snappier for some reason. It turns out that almost everything I use regularly has...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 14, 2006 at 06:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's quiet. There is a fan on it that runs... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
It's quiet. There is a fan on it that runs constantly, but it's very quiet. The LaCie 250 GB hard disk sitting right next to it is much, much louder. As for the pitch - hmm, kind of a mediium...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 14, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm sure it doesn't. Don't know what real... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm sure it doesn't. Don't know what real througput to expect out of a wireless connection. However, I don't expect that copying a couple of gigs of data over the wireless connection will cause the...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm sure I will end up returning it for a... 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm sure I will end up returning it for a replacement unit. But I'd rather not have to return it two or three times like some folks are doing, so I'll wait for things to settle down a bit and THEN...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 14, 2006 at 06:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
LIfe with my Intel Mac Mini Core Duo 2,427 Views / 28 Replies  
Well, my Intel Mac Mini Core Duo finally arrived...so how's it going, you want to know?

First thing: the airport reception sucked. I was aghast. I'd read the horror stories over on the Apple...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 14, 2006 at 05:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
A client of mine bought an Intel iMac, I was... 18,725 Views / 383 Replies  
A client of mine bought an Intel iMac, I was playing with it last week. I don't know about Photoshop, but I tried out Office and a few other non-Intel-native applications and it was very snappy -...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 12, 2006 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I dunno, when I was in the Apple store playing... 639 Views / 10 Replies  
I dunno, when I was in the Apple store playing with the Mini Core Duo with 512 MB of RAM, I found Exposé to be very fluid.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 11, 2006 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well it's 1:50 PM now and I don't think my Mac... 3,938 Views / 64 Replies  
Well it's 1:50 PM now and I don't think my Mac Mini is coming today. Guess I'll hafta wait til Monday. What a drag.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 11, 2006 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
My Mini arrived in Oakland, California this... 3,938 Views / 64 Replies  
My Mini arrived in Oakland, California this morning @ 5:37 AM. It's Saturday. Anyone think it'll make it to me today? I'm about 70 miles south of there. I did order the Express shipping.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 11, 2006 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well I'm sure hoping so. I ordered one with 2... 3,938 Views / 64 Replies  
Well I'm sure hoping so. I ordered one with 2 gigs, just to make sure. It's shipped from Shenzen, since then I don't know what it's been up to...but my MightyMouse and Keyboard arrived today. I...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 10, 2006 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
D'oh! And I just ordered one, too! But that's... 18,725 Views / 383 Replies  
D'oh! And I just ordered one, too! But that's cool, I didn't want an iMac (not so hot on the all-in-one machines), I want to wait for a Rev B or Next-Generation MacBook Pro, and I don't think I'll...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 8, 2006 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, well, even with the beachballs I was gonna... 3,938 Views / 64 Replies  
Yeah, well, even with the beachballs I was gonna buy one, anyway....but I wanted 2 gigs of RAM and all they had in stock were 512 MB systems...and they wanted to charge me SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS (yes,...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 8, 2006 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I knocked a margarita into one of the first... 8,914 Views / 44 Replies  
I knocked a margarita into one of the first "clamshell" iBooks or whatever - it was my roommate's. I had cleaned and fixed to the tune of $300. A month after it was fixed, she herself poured coffee...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 8, 2006 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went to the San Jose Apple Store today and... 3,938 Views / 64 Replies  
I went to the San Jose Apple Store today and played with a Mini Duo with 512 MB of RAM. The Finder was damn snappy, and so was Camino...much, much snappier than Safari, that's for sure! They didn't...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Mar 7, 2006 at 02:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
I am the guy who started this poll, here: ... 2,580 Views / 29 Replies  
I am the guy who started this poll, here:

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=286930

So I stopped in to the Palo Alto Mac store and checked out the MacBook Pros they had there. I had my...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Feb 27, 2006 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: What do you think of your new MacBook Pro? 2,596 Views / 22 Replies  
I have a PowerBook G4 1.25 Ghz, it's a couple of years old now and I'm about due for an upgrade. I've been reading all the posts about folks who have their new MacBooks...and it seems to be getting...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Feb 24, 2006 at 02:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I bought a cheap 1 gig stick of RAM for the... 734 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah I bought a cheap 1 gig stick of RAM for the verys same PowerBook model a year or so ago, got it cheap from somewhere I don't remember exactly - and I too suffer from instability, KP's or freezes...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Jan 22, 2006 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone out there actually at MacWorld? Do they... 19,719 Views / 245 Replies  
Anyone out there actually at MacWorld? Do they have the new iMacs out on the floor for people to play with? Anyone kicked the tires? How's it feel? Snappy? :)
Posted by TheTraveller, on Jan 10, 2006 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac OS X + Palm + GPS? 347 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi there -

I just bought a Palm TX (my first PDA since my Newton!) and I am interested in getting a Bluetooth GPS unit for it...anyone out there use a Palm TX, Mac, and TomTom Navigator? How does...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Nov 28, 2005 at 10:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
10.4 isn't all that, IMHO. If 10.3.9 works great... 1,088 Views / 23 Replies  
10.4 isn't all that, IMHO. If 10.3.9 works great for you, you might as well stick with it, I do not think you are missing much.
Posted by TheTraveller, on Nov 14, 2005 at 01:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, 10.4.3 is probably the most Stellar... 658 Views / 18 Replies  
Actually, 10.4.3 is probably the most Stellar update Apple's had in quite some time, from the sounds of the feedback and my own experience...
Posted by TheTraveller, on Nov 11, 2005 at 10:18 AM, in Mac OS X
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