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What ever happened to Google Map? 1,126 Views / 8 Replies  
One of the most favorite apps for me was the Google Map. The one has a map and yoru GPS blue dot indicates exactly where you are in relation to the streets. I have not used it for a while, The other...
Posted by MacPC, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:40 AM, in iPhone Apps
Mac network 1,289 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi I have multiple Macs at home 5 to be exact, they are all on the same LAN, I tranfer files a lot from one Mac to anther, When I use Connect to Server under the Go Menu in Finder, it always asks for...
Posted by MacPC, on Aug 23, 2010 at 07:08 PM, in Networking
Your are talking the the lamp shape G4 iMac,... 3,785 Views / 4 Replies  
Your are talking the the lamp shape G4 iMac, right?

I got one from my friend who thought it was broken so I fixed it up. like ibook_steve said, unless you need something from the harddrive, it's...
Posted by MacPC, on Apr 6, 2010 at 07:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
I played with the IPad at my local Apple store.... 5,172 Views / 113 Replies  
I played with the IPad at my local Apple store. All these hypes about the iPad, I still don't see how it fits in my every day computer usage. When I need more power, I use my Mac Pro at home, When I...
Posted by MacPC, on Apr 5, 2010 at 07:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
According to this site Fujitsu ScanSnap... 1,837 Views / 13 Replies  
According to this site

Fujitsu ScanSnap fi-5110EOXM Sheetfed Scanner for Macintosh ( PA03360-B035 ) - Sheet Fed Scanner - Fujitsu Scanner...
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB Question 448 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I am wondering if this is a bug on Snow Leopard (10.6.2).

I have a USB hub, it worked perfectly fine when it was connected to my old G4 Mac mini. Recently, I upgraded to an Intel Mac mini...
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Your post isn't very clear, are your using... 1,559 Views / 5 Replies  
Your post isn't very clear, are your using Leopard, Snow Leopard on your Mac? What Windows you have on your PC?

In general, if your are talking about file transfer between Mac and PC, you need to...
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 18, 2010 at 04:56 AM, in Networking
LOL, this reminds me of a Seinfeld scenario, have... 4,702 Views / 14 Replies  
LOL, this reminds me of a Seinfeld scenario, have you seen the episode? He dropped his girlfriend's toothbrush in the toilet, he was too embarrassed so he put it back, ever since then he could...
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 15, 2010 at 10:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Question about battery 515 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I always hear that the iPhone battery is good for X amount of charges, (1000 if I remember correctly.) I don't really understand what the x amount of charges mean, does it mean after I exceed...
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 15, 2010 at 10:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As much as I like Apple's products, I really... 6,424 Views / 185 Replies  
As much as I like Apple's products, I really can't think of a reason to buy an iPad, or those non-Apple junks called netbook, (Windows? ewww!!) For work on the road, I have my MBP, which is ten...
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 8, 2010 at 04:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hey, this is Mac forum, no dirty W word here!... 14,362 Views / 60 Replies  
Hey, this is Mac forum, no dirty W word here! :hmm:
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 8, 2010 at 04:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can mix memory speed, but the Mac will go for... 14,362 Views / 60 Replies  
You can mix memory speed, but the Mac will go for the chip that has the lowest speed. It's better to have the same memory speed. Mac seems to be a bit picky with memory so it's better to do it right.
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 8, 2010 at 04:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
There are actually two issues here, one is with... 643 Views / 3 Replies  
There are actually two issues here, one is with the pen tablet. Have you tried to unplug everything from the Mac besides the kbd and the mouse, then reboot your Mac? The other issue is with the...
Posted by MacPC, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I had the similar issue with my Linksys wireless ... 4,334 Views / 11 Replies  
I had the similar issue with my Linksys wireless router. It was working fine for a long time until recently, for some reasons, certain time in the evening it will drop out. I suspected it was a...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 28, 2010 at 11:57 PM, in Networking
Please don't get me wrong, I love to hear what... 2,170 Views / 19 Replies  
Please don't get me wrong, I love to hear what you guys have to say but I really like to find a practical solution to this as scanner sharing does have a useful application in the workplace. So far...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 27, 2010 at 10:08 AM, in Networking
They are both right. The pre OSX had a terrible... 2,209 Views / 56 Replies  
They are both right. The pre OSX had a terrible problem in memory management. it lacks of memory protection as msuper69 said, and the faults were not just Apple, but also on the application...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 27, 2010 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
OK guys, this topic has digressed too far, I... 2,170 Views / 19 Replies  
OK guys, this topic has digressed too far, I tried to be humorous about some of your replies. But I have my reason to set up scanner sharing simply because I like everyone to use the scanner when...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 26, 2010 at 09:01 PM, in Networking
I agree. I had the Mac 128K when I was a kid,... 2,209 Views / 56 Replies  
I agree. I had the Mac 128K when I was a kid, then moved on to Mac Plus, the Performa..., I have to say, before OSX, the Mac OSes were just as bad as Windows, it crashed often, it was slooooooow, ...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 26, 2010 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh no, turtle777, not at all!! With the VNC app... 2,170 Views / 19 Replies  
Oh no, turtle777, not at all!! With the VNC app or some remote app on the iPhone I only have to go ONCE. :lol:
There is an app for that!! :}
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 26, 2010 at 12:23 AM, in Networking
Are you sure it's dead? Macs are like cats, they... 719 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you sure it's dead? Macs are like cats, they have nine life! Sometimes you think it's dead it might just be a very simple fix if you know what to look for. This happened to me a few times. Could...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 25, 2010 at 08:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
I am very disappointed with Apple's QA. Did Apple... 2,209 Views / 56 Replies  
I am very disappointed with Apple's QA. Did Apple hire the QA guys from Microsoft or Toyota? Being a long time Mac owner, I have very deep faith in Apples' products because Mac hardly give me any...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 25, 2010 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Memory is like inviting guests to a party, THE... 14,362 Views / 60 Replies  
Memory is like inviting guests to a party, THE MORE THE MERRIER!! :)

Whether it's a Mac or PC, the easiest way to get the best performance out of it is to install the most memory you can afford....
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 25, 2010 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the replies. Well, turtle777 it's... 2,170 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

Well, turtle777 it's like printer sharing, you still need to go to the printer to pick up your copy. The point is everyone on the network can scan and print from his/her...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 25, 2010 at 07:34 AM, in Networking
Actually I am surprised you found the new Mac... 1,105 Views / 6 Replies  
Actually I am surprised you found the new Mac mini slow. I tried my friend's new mini and I was impressed. Do you have many apps open at the same time?
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I use my Mac mini as a server as well. It is a... 2,297 Views / 4 Replies  
I use my Mac mini as a server as well. It is a ftp server, web server, a print server, a media server, ( iPhoto, music and video) Here is my set up. the mac is an older model so the internal drive...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 23, 2010 at 09:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Scanner sharing between Leopard and Snow Leopard 2,170 Views / 19 Replies  
Hello everyone,

I have a question. Recently I got a Intel Mac mini that has Snow Leopard on it. I am using this Mac Mini as a server. My other two Macs are running Leopard (10.5.8).

I hooked...
Posted by MacPC, on Feb 23, 2010 at 09:30 PM, in Networking
Problem with monitor 686 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi, I got a HP w2338h monitor for Xmas. This monitor has only VGA and HDMI inputs. It work perfectly on my Windows 7 PC in both modes. I hooked it up to my Mac Mini using DVI to VGA cable, it works...
Posted by MacPC, on Jan 17, 2010 at 08:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Whoa, thanks guys. I always know the mini is a a... 991 Views / 7 Replies  
Whoa, thanks guys. I always know the mini is a a great little guy with a lot of power and hidden potentials for the price. Love the mini. :)

Apple should promote it more!!
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 5, 2009 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi Spheric Harlot, yes I do have System Profiler... 497 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Spheric Harlot, yes I do have System Profiler in the right place.

Hi CharlesS, I followed you advice, it WORKS. Thank you so much.

I wonder how these files get corrupted in the first place?...
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 5, 2009 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple menu problem. 497 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi, I have an Intel iMac running OS X 10.5.8. For some reasons, recently I noticed that some thing strange happened with the Apple menu. In the About This Mac. there is a button More Info... this...
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 4, 2009 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi thanks for the reply. >>HDMI can include... 991 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi thanks for the reply.

>>HDMI can include audio signals, but the Mac mini will use separate outputs for audio. If you get a speaker system or amplifier with digital input you can connect the Mac...
Posted by MacPC, on Nov 25, 2009 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac mini media center 991 Views / 7 Replies  
Hello,

I am planning to upgrade my media system, right I have a laughable 22" clunky CRT TV with cable connect. What I like to do is to get a 32" HDTV with HDMI input and get a Mac mini 2.0GHz...
Posted by MacPC, on Nov 25, 2009 at 06:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Driver programming for webcam 985 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello, I have just got a webcam, WinBook WB-6120. I would like to use it on my Mac mini.
It works on maccam, it works in yahoo IM and after downloaded iUSBCam, it works in iChat. However, when I...
Posted by MacPC, on Oct 29, 2009 at 07:52 AM, in Developer Center
I really have no clue how this happened. This is... 760 Views / 9 Replies  
I really have no clue how this happened. This is a mystery to me too. The Localizable.string file is a totally different file, don't know how it gets there, I have no idea where it came from. I am...
Posted by MacPC, on May 18, 2009 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yippy!! Fixed!! :lol: I dug into this... 760 Views / 9 Replies  
Yippy!! Fixed!! :lol:

I dug into this directory: /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/Resources/English.lpoj, the file Localizable.strings is all wicked. Luckily I have another G4 mini...
Posted by MacPC, on May 17, 2009 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would suggest do this first, " If I do a... 671 Views / 2 Replies  
I would suggest do this first,

" If I do a complete re-install will I still have those emails when I re-set up my mac mail even though they are deleted from my school e-mail."
If your mails were...
Posted by MacPC, on May 17, 2009 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi, hatehereyes unfortunately Tiger 10.4.x... 760 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi, hatehereyes

unfortunately Tiger 10.4.x doesn't have time machine.
Posted by MacPC, on May 17, 2009 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi Cold Warrior, thanks for the reply. The... 760 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi Cold Warrior,

thanks for the reply. The Mac otherwise works just fine. No hanging or beachball. I have tried to repair the the volume with the install DVD, I have tried OnyX, I have tried...
Posted by MacPC, on May 17, 2009 at 05:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Strange Mac Problem 760 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi,

I have a G4 iMac running 10.4.11. The lamp shape one. Recently something strange happen to it, that's really driving me nuts!!

When I right click, the menu comes up with strange names like...
Posted by MacPC, on May 16, 2009 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I bought one because my boss asked me to look... 2,531 Views / 16 Replies  
I bought one because my boss asked me to look into the posibilities of R&D, I spoke out because I am a fan of the Mac and I hope Apple can improve on some shortcomings. If it's up to me, I would much...
Posted by MacPC, on Jul 28, 2008 at 11:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I hate my new iPhone 3G 2,531 Views / 16 Replies  
After the first day of excitement, I start not liking my iPhone 3G anymore. Here are my questions:

Why does Apple make it such a closed system? I had to pay another $99 in order to be able to...
Posted by MacPC, on Jul 28, 2008 at 07:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I changed the Desktop and I use Tinker tools to... 436 Views / 3 Replies  
I changed the Desktop and I use Tinker tools to change the dock as well. But still it just looks bad for the first time Mac users
Posted by MacPC, on Jan 6, 2008 at 09:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Ugly! 436 Views / 3 Replies  
Leopard is a nice OS. I love it. But why is it so ugly? The purple default background and the glassy dock? YAK! This is so unApple like. It seems so incongruous with the beautiful MacBook Pro and the...
Posted by MacPC, on Jan 6, 2008 at 09:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Hmmmm, I started using: tell application... 634 Views / 18 Replies  
Hmmmm, I started using:
tell application "Finder" to eject "external disk". Somehow the eject command doesn't do the trick.

this one
do shell script "diskutil unmount \"/Volumes/Name of Hard...
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 18, 2007 at 05:20 AM, in Mac OS X
But of course. Here's the simple Applescript. ... 634 Views / 18 Replies  
But of course. Here's the simple Applescript.

tell application "Finder"
do shell script "diskutil unmount disk2s2"
end tell

disk2s2 should be set to whatever partition you want to unmount....
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 17, 2007 at 06:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Got it! I wrote a one line shell script, put it... 634 Views / 18 Replies  
Got it! I wrote a one line shell script, put it in the Login Items, that took care on it. :)
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 16, 2007 at 10:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi, thanks for the replies. peeb: "Why do you... 634 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi, thanks for the replies.
peeb: "Why do you want to do this?"
I have two partitions on this external drive. One is for backup which I use to back up thoughts on a project. So I want to keep that...
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 16, 2007 at 07:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Stop Leopard from mounting external drive 634 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi,

I have Leopard on my Mac Mini. I also have a external drive attached to it. Everytime I reboot the Mac, the external drive shows up on my desktop. I have to manually unmount it. How can I stop...
Posted by MacPC, on Dec 15, 2007 at 11:16 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't have this problem -- yet. I suspect... 346 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't have this problem -- yet.

I suspect Apple is trying to match Microsoft in making junks!

M
Posted by MacPC, on Sep 21, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in Applications
weird safari problem 346 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I use Safari 3 beta on my Mac. I have a strange problem. Don't ask me how, for some reason a weird url got on to the default home page of my safari. I tried to reset it to google as default...
Posted by MacPC, on Sep 19, 2007 at 11:17 AM, in Applications
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