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iphone malware? keylogger? 883 Views / 9 Replies  
iPhone 5, bought first day they were out in fall 2012, 64gig, Verizon.
I went to a cellphone-repair shop to get the sleep button fixed. When I got it back the device seems unstable. It had 7.0.3...
Posted by tadd, on Nov 21, 2013 at 05:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Phone Drive 2,139 Views / 13 Replies  
I had no idea such things existed. I found Phone Drive which sound like what you are talking about. I just have to figure out my phone's IP address and then access it using a web browser on the...
Posted by tadd, on Jun 2, 2012 at 05:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
DropBox vs iDisk 2,139 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks for being on-top of this forum. I appreciate the fast turn-around. I didn't think of using DropBox to store a file on the iPhone. Does it really sync over to the iPhone automagically? Or...
Posted by tadd, on May 22, 2012 at 04:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
so no iOS solution? 2,139 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd rather not have to put files over the internet just to put them on another device which is 6" away.

Question about yousendit, if I used yousendit, could somebody with just an icloud account...
Posted by tadd, on May 22, 2012 at 04:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
how do I transfer a large file to somebody else's iOS device? 2,139 Views / 13 Replies  
I have a movie I made myself on my Mac. I can share it to my iPhone.
My question is, how do I put a movie from my iPhone, or from my Mac, onto somebody else's iPhone?

The situation is, I...
Posted by tadd, on May 22, 2012 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
testing things 1,213 Views / 11 Replies  
Whatever is going on with my wife's iMac keeps it from going to sleep.

Bizarrely the iMac has no light to tell you if it is in sleep or not. I added an optical mouse to the computer now to let...
Posted by tadd, on Sep 18, 2011 at 05:03 PM, in Networking
ichat and general complaints. See next msg for tech 1,213 Views / 11 Replies  
I frequently use iChat, yes, but when I noticed that link I had not had iChat or any other IM running since last recover-from-sleep-with-password. What I'm worried about at this point isn't so much...
Posted by tadd, on Sep 18, 2011 at 04:59 PM, in Networking
2K per second -- don't know who they are IP... 1,213 Views / 11 Replies  
2K per second -- don't know who they are

IP Information - 64.236.144.228

IP address: 64.236.144.228
Reverse DNS: [Timeout]
Reverse DNS authenticity: ...
Posted by tadd, on Sep 1, 2011 at 01:29 AM, in Networking
google sucking my brains 1,213 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't understand why my Mac is sending 1.4K/second to Google when i don't even have a web browser running.
We've taken to unplugging our Macs when not using them else our vonage boxes don't work.
Posted by tadd, on Sep 1, 2011 at 01:21 AM, in Networking
72.14.204.155 resolves to ... 1,213 Views / 11 Replies  
72.14.204.155 resolves to
"iad04s01-in-f155.1e100.net"
Top Level Domain: "1e100.net"
Country IP Address: UNITED STATES
Posted by tadd, on Sep 1, 2011 at 12:12 AM, in Networking
Screenies and NetStat 1,213 Views / 11 Replies  
I took two screenshots of Activity Monitor to capture all of the processes. You can see the packet rate down at the bottom. 621 per second? Then I grabbed the text from netstat - n. They are in a...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 23, 2011 at 09:05 PM, in Networking
Macs busy sending traffic to the Internet 1,213 Views / 11 Replies  
I have several Macs on line at the house all the time. My wife and kid and I have separate machines.
A few days ago, about the same time we finished upgrading them all to Lion, my VOIP phone...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 22, 2011 at 09:29 PM, in Networking
icon arrangement 4,132 Views / 126 Replies  
Actually the biggest thing they broke for me wasn't on that list.

I liked having icons stay where I left them. Once upon a time I would organize the icons in my folders by position and color. ...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 21, 2011 at 09:30 PM, in Mac OS X
remote controlling a fast MAC 1,580 Views / 2 Replies  
I made the Mac Mini log into a "virtual screen" on the Mac Pro and it worked pretty well. My son is busily trying to mess me up from his Mini while I type this. He's prying about seeing what he can...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 21, 2011 at 02:32 PM, in Mac OS X
issue with trackpad, 3 finger, 4 finger 4,132 Views / 126 Replies  
Trackpad control options for multi-touch are way too variable and not obvious at all.
For the life of me I can't figure out how to get this to select between desktop screens or full-screen...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 14, 2011 at 06:11 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd like "pro" versions of iTunes, iCal,... 4,132 Views / 126 Replies  
I'd like "pro" versions of iTunes, iCal, Addressbook, like FinalCut vs iMovie. Give me all the options on the "pro" version. They can keep their ilife newb versions.
Posted by tadd, on Aug 14, 2011 at 05:53 PM, in Mac OS X
try VNC 1,580 Views / 2 Replies  
I discovered I can use VNC without getting permission from the current user. You still select which log-in you are coming in on. If you choose the one that is currently in, it just gives you...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 14, 2011 at 05:06 PM, in Mac OS X
tried that-- it does not work 826 Views / 6 Replies  
Alas it doesn't work. I clicked the Purchases button and it shows INSTALLED for one of the applications and it is greyed out. Clicking the greyed out INSTALLED button doesn't do anything. The...
Posted by tadd, on Jan 12, 2011 at 09:49 AM, in Applications
app store acct shared with wife-want same app again 826 Views / 6 Replies  
My wife bought an application for her computer via the App Store and now I want a copy of it on my computer as well. She uses my appleID. The App Store says "INSTALLED" and won't let me buy another...
Posted by tadd, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:58 AM, in Applications
The new unit is a 120GB silver iPod to replace my... 260,907 Views / 358 Replies  
The new unit is a 120GB silver iPod to replace my 60GB white iPod.
Posted by tadd, on Sep 29, 2010 at 09:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
5th gen replacement on the way 260,907 Views / 358 Replies  
Regarding my posting in this forum dated "Sep 20, 2010, 07:20 PM"

Apple is sending me a replacement ipod via FedEx to be delivered by Wednesday. 9 days for door to door replacement. According to...
Posted by tadd, on Sep 28, 2010 at 09:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wonder if Apple Stores in the USA will do this... 260,907 Views / 358 Replies  
I wonder if Apple Stores in the USA will do this too. I didn't think to wonder until I got off the phone with them and came back to post to the forum. After about 30 minutes on the phone (they were...
Posted by tadd, on Sep 20, 2010 at 08:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
broadband bandwidth - monitor monthly usage?? 441 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking for a tool I can run on a Mac Pro to measure the monthly total of all traffic sent into my cable-modem and received from the cable-modem. Average over 5 minutes will not do it. It must...
Posted by tadd, on Sep 1, 2008 at 11:35 PM, in Networking
my take 780 Views / 8 Replies  
I use a 2TB external HD box for time machine. This is the only way I could figure to get > 1TB of time machine. The external is a western digital '2TB MYBOOK' with firewire 800+400+USB2 connection. ...
Posted by tadd, on Jul 28, 2008 at 01:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
ginoledesma: I'm pretty sure this Mac Pro... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
ginoledesma: I'm pretty sure this Mac Pro doesn't have airport (I didn't order it with it, it shows as "No Information Found" in the System Profiler; none of the networks nearby are open; I can't...
Posted by tadd, on Feb 9, 2008 at 12:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Here is an image showing a copy in progress while... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
Here is an image showing a copy in progress while disconnected.

http://torborg.com/tadd/macnn_forum/image_showing_copy_in_progress.gif
Posted by tadd, on Feb 9, 2008 at 12:51 AM, in Mac OS X
access to file sharing when Ethernet "OFF" why? 381 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a new Mac Pro. It has a network control panel with features I don't remember having in my 10.5.1 equipped PowerMac G5.
One feature I played with was the ability to turn OFF an Ethernet...
Posted by tadd, on Feb 9, 2008 at 12:19 AM, in Mac OS X
read speed increase for RAID 1 1,131 Views / 15 Replies  
A Mirror COULD be faster during reads than a single drive. It would require the RAID software or hardware to perform the reads in parallel (easy with SATA) getting different parts of the files being...
Posted by tadd, on Feb 4, 2008 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
low end world 35,233 Views / 565 Replies  
mduel, I have had support needs with Dell computer since shortly after they came into existence. I have been working professionally with computers and coding for computers since the IBM370, PDP11,...
Posted by tadd, on Dec 9, 2007 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dell? 35,233 Views / 565 Replies  
nice. perhaps some of the people on this thread are here because we have had good luck with our Apple computers. I am amazed that YOU are here.
My dual 533Mhz G4, dual 1Ghz G4 and dual 2Ghz G5...
Posted by tadd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Appleinsider says there is a rumor of Jan 15th... 35,233 Views / 565 Replies  
Appleinsider says there is a rumor of Jan 15th keynote will include an announcement of the new Mac pro.
That's a long time to wait.
The details in the rumor are exactly as luke55 specified. ...
Posted by tadd, on Dec 6, 2007 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
not likely 35,233 Views / 565 Replies  
Somebody on a tour of Apple is the least likely person to see something secret. I could almost believe a contractor or somebody working for a 3rd party vendor (chip vendor, RAID vendor etc...)...
Posted by tadd, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
$1300 PowerMac 35,233 Views / 565 Replies  
If I recall they were in the $1700 price range when I bought my G4/400Mhz and slightly higher when I bought my G4/dual 1Ghz. There was a brief time after the PowerMac G5 came out that the G4 was...
Posted by tadd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
the Apple Basic 35,233 Views / 565 Replies  
I would like Apple to make an expandable single CPU, single optical. single SATA HD system. The HD and optical drive should be replaceable like the Mac Pro is now. It should have

a pair of...
Posted by tadd, on Dec 1, 2007 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
blues 35,233 Views / 565 Replies  
So he's probably reading this already and laughing at us as he schedules the Mac Pro release on a Friday night or something.

wimper.

My wife told me if I bought the high end PowerMac I...
Posted by tadd, on Nov 29, 2007 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
SAS drive features 1,458 Views / 5 Replies  
SAS drives have many other cool features. They use a globally unique ID (GUID) like ethernet MAC addresses and can be networked via the SAS bus. You can have SAS expanders that let multiple arrays...
Posted by tadd, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://homepage.mac.com/tadd/comphist/bench2004jan... 467,416 Views / 1,145 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/tadd/comphist/bench2004jan_600.jpg
Posted by tadd, on Nov 12, 2007 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
argh 310 Views / 2 Replies  
argh
Posted by tadd, on Nov 12, 2007 at 12:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
53 sec CPU: Core 2 Quad CPU @ 2.4Ghz 2GB... 26,226 Views / 286 Replies  
53 sec

CPU: Core 2 Quad CPU @ 2.4Ghz
2GB of RAM 1.6GB available for Photoshop
250GB 7200 rpm SATA HD
nVidia GeForce 8500GT

MSWindows XP Pro SP2

Intrex Pro (locally built) generic PC
Posted by tadd, on Oct 18, 2007 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
cheap monitors 478 Views / 2 Replies  
You can get a 20" LCD monitor for $250 or less and a 24" for $450ish.
NewEgg has a 20" for $239+shipping
"LG L204WT-SF Silver 20" 5ms(GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor"

NewEgg has 24" for ...
Posted by tadd, on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Any PC that is to be built to compete against the... 10,092 Views / 193 Replies  
Any PC that is to be built to compete against the Mac Pro should also include a 4 hard-drive SATA backplane. The usual drive installation regime on a $25 'white' box includes all sorts of screws and...
Posted by tadd, on Apr 7, 2007 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
excellent 9,262 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks mfbernstein. I got a confirm from somebody on #bzflag (freenode IRC) but that I also ahd to do a local change in my user bash-profile. So.. this is what I did:

sudo sysctl -w...
Posted by tadd, on Apr 3, 2007 at 11:33 PM, in Mac OS X
sh: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable 9,262 Views / 2 Replies  
Received disconnect from XX.XX.XX.XX: fork failed: Resource temporarily unavailable

macmini:~ tadd$ man users
sh: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable
Error executing formatting or display...
Posted by tadd, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Mac OS X
hard disk reliability 688 Views / 3 Replies  
HDs have many different kinds and reasons for failure.
Some manufacturars have had really bad luck.
Some users have tortured HDs with heat.

IBM (now Hitachi) drives had a bad run in the...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 21, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Leopard is cheap 2,155 Views / 37 Replies  
I can see several reasons not to get one now but waiting for Leopard is not one of them. The OS will be cheap compared to the depreciation on the machine over the months before the OS comes out. ...
Posted by tadd, on Aug 13, 2006 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
8 cores 18,886 Views / 321 Replies  
That's funny. I'm hoping I can hold out long enough for an EIGHT core version to come out. I've seen the multi-core light and I LIKE it.
Posted by tadd, on Aug 11, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
SATA is the native mode of the modern SATA HDs. ... 495 Views / 5 Replies  
SATA is the native mode of the modern SATA HDs. Firewire is only supported with an adapter card to IDE drives. The drive utilities work well with SATA drives where with Firewire I find myself...
Posted by tadd, on Mar 6, 2006 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Mini SATA - can it be brought external? 495 Views / 5 Replies  
I think the Mini is just great. i own a G4 mini already. The new Intel Mac Mini uses a SATA HD. One thing I'd like to be able to do is add a decent 500GB HD to the mini. This would be easy if a 2'...
Posted by tadd, on Mar 6, 2006 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks JKT for the questions. I'm sorry to the... 77,024 Views / 471 Replies  
Thanks JKT for the questions.
I'm sorry to the rest of the thread for this getting off topic.

The computer had a 256MB DIMM from Apple and a 512MB DIMM from Crucial. It used OSX10.3 through...
Posted by tadd, on Jan 23, 2006 at 01:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
ordered evening after keynote, arrived monday 16th 77,024 Views / 471 Replies  
My wife and I received our Mactel iMac 20" 1GB RAM about a week ago. It took us several days to get the files moved from her former G5 17" first edition iMac and before she got comfortable with the...
Posted by tadd, on Jan 22, 2006 at 02:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
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