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When it Microsoft Office finally going to become... 751 Views / 9 Replies  
When it Microsoft Office finally going to become irrelevant? We maintain a ton of documentation at work as Word docs on SharePoint and I BEG them to set up a real wiki to store documentation in.
...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 11, 2014 at 06:28 PM, in Mac News
If Apple wants to get serious about iWork, they... 1,005 Views / 22 Replies  
If Apple wants to get serious about iWork, they need to release a Windows version.
Posted by pastusza, on Nov 6, 2013 at 06:34 PM, in Mac News
Damn it! I want to subscribe to Disney and... 150 Views / 2 Replies  
Damn it! I want to subscribe to Disney and Disney XD WITHOUT needing a cable subscription. I'm more than willing to pay for those channels.
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 26, 2013 at 05:06 PM, in Tech News
I'm going to guess that this is just IMAP... 167 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm going to guess that this is just IMAP support, and not IMAP IDLE support. IMAP IDLE machines EAS (Exchange ActiveSync) completely unnecessary. IMAP IDLE will push to your phone, instead of...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 12, 2013 at 06:28 PM, in Tech News
Well, Adobe did invent PDF. It stand to reason... 258 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, Adobe did invent PDF. It stand to reason they would know the ins and outs of making it print better.
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 11, 2013 at 10:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Is Apple's PDF renderer that bad? 258 Views / 3 Replies  
So, I have heard a complaint from a number of graphic artists about Apple's PDF renderer built in to OS X, and how it is pretty inferior. I never really gave it much thought until today.

I design...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 11, 2013 at 04:49 PM, in Mac OS X
With a battery life of 4 hours. 256 Views / 1 Replies  
With a battery life of 4 hours.
Posted by pastusza, on Jun 20, 2013 at 10:32 AM, in Tech News
Really Google? You can't just let me sideload it? 180 Views / 1 Replies  
Really Google? You can't just let me sideload it?
Posted by pastusza, on May 15, 2013 at 08:02 PM, in Tech News
It does not appear to be in Economy Mode. ... 540 Views / 5 Replies  
It does not appear to be in Economy Mode.

The Windows laptop suffers the same problem. The Linux machine, however, prints gorgeous blacks.

I installed Gimp-Print on the Mac and set up a CUPS...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 20, 2013 at 11:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LasertJet 4200 question 540 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an HP LaserJet 4200 at home that I am using with a Mac mini, a MacBook and a Windows and Linux laptop. This is an older B&W laser printer.

When I print from the Windows or Linux laptops,...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bye Bye Jailbreak 172 Views / 1 Replies  
It's probably going to fix the exploit that allows the new Jailbreak to work. It was fun while it lasted...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 15, 2013 at 01:40 PM, in Mac News
Finally!! 178 Views / 2 Replies  
I never consider a version of iOS "released" till the Jailbreak comes out. I'm sure you'll see a large adoption if iOS 6.1 today and tomorrow.

On Wednesday, expect iOS 6.1.1 to come out and stop...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 4, 2013 at 07:23 PM, in Tech News
Doesn't the Kindle app take you out to a browser... 145 Views / 8 Replies  
Doesn't the Kindle app take you out to a browser to buy a book? How is this different?
Posted by pastusza, on Dec 11, 2012 at 09:08 AM, in Tech News
They are not lies. The Samsung ad is accurate. ... 249 Views / 9 Replies  
They are not lies. The Samsung ad is accurate. Better battery life, larger screen, more features. It's up to the user to decide whether those features are something you want in a phone. But both...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 17, 2012 at 10:12 AM, in Tech News
Well, if you look at Figure 14a, the whole... 265 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, if you look at Figure 14a, the whole sliding list thing was one by the Nomad. I'd have to read through the whole patent to nitpick the rest. Yes, Apple has done a lot of refinement to UIs and...
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 19, 2012 at 05:39 AM, in Tech News
Android is far from stolen. The exact interface... 265 Views / 8 Replies  
Android is far from stolen. The exact interface described in the patent first showed up on the Creative Nomad, the Palmpilot and even Windows Mobile. The patent office should be ashamed of itself...
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 18, 2012 at 06:28 PM, in Tech News
Speeding up audiobooks on an iPad? 417 Views / 0 Replies  
How the hell do you do this on iOS 5.0.1? Did Apple take this feature away?
Posted by pastusza, on Jan 17, 2012 at 10:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Generic smart cover for iPad 1,065 Views / 0 Replies  
Just did ebaying and saw there are a ton of generic smart covers for the iPad 2 for around $17. Has anyone bought one of these?

I bought the real deal from Apple when I bought mine, but I am...
Posted by pastusza, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I bought a matte screen off of eBay last night... 714 Views / 5 Replies  
I bought a matte screen off of eBay last night for $82.00. It should arrive on Tuesday. Then the surgery begins...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 9, 2011 at 06:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My MacBook screen broke 714 Views / 5 Replies  
I am in the market for a new screen. Any recommendations on where to buy one?

Also, can I get a 13" matte screen instead of the glossy one?
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 7, 2011 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Getting rid of some external HDs 302 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 2Ghz Core 2 Duo Mac Mini at home (Nvidia graphics) with an internal 120GB drive. I have 2 external 1 TB drives plugged into the Mac Mini that need to be plugged in. One is for extra...
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 22, 2011 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
native app for accessing web forums 303 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok, call me old school, but the death of usenet, and the proliferation of vBulletin and phpBB forums is a tad annoying.

With UseNet, you simply connected to ONE server and subscribed to the groups...
Posted by pastusza, on Jan 2, 2011 at 11:13 PM, in Applications
Testing Memory 446 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a Mac Mini with 4 GB of RAM in it. I have run MEMTEST86 and Tech Tool Pro. Both utilities find problems with the RAM, but neither one can tell me which stick is bad. I just tells me the RAM...
Posted by pastusza, on Jun 18, 2010 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I decided to do an upgrade. Did it 2... 524 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I decided to do an upgrade. Did it 2 nights ago and haven't had an issue yet.
Posted by pastusza, on May 7, 2010 at 10:58 PM, in Mac OS X
To upgrade or rebuild 524 Views / 5 Replies  
My MacBook is still running Leopard and isn't having any real issues. I bought the Snow Leopard upgrade and would like to upgrade it, but I am debating upgrading vs. blowing it away and starting...
Posted by pastusza, on Apr 15, 2010 at 08:59 PM, in Mac OS X
JHymn 382 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have a copy of JHymn for the Mac? I have the Windows version, but I can't find the Mac version anywhere. I believe the most current version is 0.9.2.

Andy
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 16, 2010 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
I have run Disk Utility, Disk Warrior, Tech Tool... 2,328 Views / 3 Replies  
I have run Disk Utility, Disk Warrior, Tech Tool Pro, Drive Genius They all say the drive is pretty much clean. Once in a while Disk Warrior finds info with the Volume Bitmap and fixes it.

I...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 6, 2010 at 10:56 AM, in Mac OS X
launchd causing apps to crash 2,328 Views / 3 Replies  
I am having a problem on Mac Mini running Snow Leopard. A while back I had an issue where I couldn't get any apps to launch. If I launched anything at all, it would crash, and the offending process...
Posted by pastusza, on Feb 3, 2010 at 09:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I just went and installed iAntivirus. I know... 406 Views / 7 Replies  
I just went and installed iAntivirus. I know there are only a handful of harmful things out there, but my big problem is with MS Office viruses. I can't deploy them, but I can pass them on to...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 29, 2009 at 01:29 PM, in Mac OS X
well then.... 406 Views / 7 Replies  
Symantec needs to get it's act together and get Norton to work on 10.6, both 32 and 64 bit.

Andy
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:50 AM, in Mac OS X
So, is the built in Antivirus really there? 406 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone tested to see if the built in Antivirus is there?
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 29, 2009 at 10:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Preparing for Snow Leopard 1,138 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm getting ready for Snow Leopard and wanted to know if anyone knows an antivirus product that works with Snow Leopard. I use Symantec now, but they have a history of being late to the table with...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 21, 2009 at 02:58 PM, in Applications
Same as MobileMe 1,165 Views / 3 Replies  
If I am going to pay $99.00 a year, I might as well just get a MobileMe account...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 28, 2009 at 07:55 AM, in Applications
Using Windows Live Photos with iPhoto 1,165 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been looking for a good, easy to use online photo gallery. I was originally using Gallery and the Gallery plugin for iPhoto. And it worked reasonably well. Recently I tried Flickr, with the...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 27, 2009 at 08:38 AM, in Applications
Less snow. Crisper and clearer image 235 Views / 2 Replies  
The Apple downloaded file has a lot of snow when you look at it up close. It just looks fuzzy. The mkv file looks crisper and clearer. I even stepped away from the TV about 8 feet to check it out,...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 11, 2008 at 06:18 AM, in Applications
High def TV shows 235 Views / 2 Replies  
I have always had this dream that I would cancel my Satellite TV, buy an AppleTV and pay for my shows a-la-carte. I figured it would cut down on channel surfing, and save me some money.

So, you...
Posted by pastusza, on Sep 9, 2008 at 08:56 PM, in Applications
Clam 1,226 Views / 34 Replies  
Clam has no on-access scanning and cant repair infected files.
Posted by pastusza, on Oct 27, 2007 at 08:15 PM, in Applications
Thinking about iWork 1,226 Views / 34 Replies  
Now that Numbers is here, I'm thinking about dumping Office 2004 for iWork 08 anyway, so it may not be an issue for me. How well does iWork save MS Office versions of files?

Andy
Posted by pastusza, on Oct 27, 2007 at 02:00 PM, in Applications
Apps that work in Leopard 1,226 Views / 34 Replies  
Does anyone know if Toast works with Leopard?
How about Norton Antivirus?
Office 2004?

These are three apps that I care about most.

Andy
Posted by pastusza, on Oct 26, 2007 at 10:27 PM, in Applications
Budget.. 359 Views / 4 Replies  
Budget would be the #1 reason. The Pro is twice the price. For a larger screen, it' just not worth it.
Posted by pastusza, on Oct 25, 2007 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Leopard, should I bother? 359 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a PowerBook G4 17" with a 1.33 Mhz G4 processor and a gig of RAM. Should I bother installing leopard on this machine, or will it be too slow?

I'm thinking about getting a MacBook, but I'm...
Posted by pastusza, on Oct 25, 2007 at 02:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Carbon is here to stay. You think Adobe, or... 107,417 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Carbon is here to stay. You think Adobe, or Microsoft or Quark is going to take all their source code that's got 10+ years of code and port it to Cocoa and Objective C?

You can't take a Cocoa app...
Posted by pastusza, on Aug 14, 2006 at 11:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Powerbook Battery and Adapter Issues 285 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello All,

I have 1.33 GHZ 17" PowerBook that I bought at a huge discount because it was a store demo model at CompUsa.

Well, as expected, the battery has been starting to go. I currently can...
Posted by pastusza, on Jul 12, 2006 at 09:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Getting the bottom case fixed under warranty 280 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently has my PowerBook repaired by Apple and they replaced the whole bottom cover under AppleCare warranty.

How did they do this, you may ask, since the warranty clearly states the bottom...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 17, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I took the plunge 2,971 Views / 63 Replies  
I had an issue with my menu extras after I installed Photoshop Elements 4. So I went to this web page and followed the instructions:
...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:18 PM, in Mac OS X
I took the plunge 2,971 Views / 63 Replies  
I had an issue with my menu extras after I installed Photoshop Elements 4. So I went to this web page and followed the instructions:
...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Is there some way to get hacked Front Row working 2,971 Views / 63 Replies  
I opened the package in Pacifist and it does not update BezelServices.framework, which is what Front Row Enabler hacks. So I am at a loss as to why this would be an issue.

I have not installed...
Posted by pastusza, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:56 AM, in Mac OS X
I tend to think you may be right. I wasn't all... 257 Views / 3 Replies  
I tend to think you may be right. I wasn't all the concerned about it. It hangs on my keychain. If I lose my keys, I have bigger issues than the data on my USB drive.
Posted by pastusza, on Dec 27, 2005 at 01:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Swiss Army USB Drive 257 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello all,

I am now the proud owner of a Swiss Army 512 MB USB2 drive from Victronix. It comes with a great little utility that will create an encrypted section of the drive and allow me to store...
Posted by pastusza, on Dec 27, 2005 at 11:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought a K05 for my PowerBook and it worked out... 1,434 Views / 9 Replies  
I bought a K05 for my PowerBook and it worked out of the box on 10.4.1 and up.
Posted by pastusza, on Nov 2, 2005 at 05:46 PM, in Hardware Hacking
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