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deleted from marketplace - too complicated to ship. if you happen to be in Illinois - http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/sys/3733407317.html
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 11, 2013 at 10:25 AM, in Marketplace
Time Machine over the network to external drive...? 714 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got a number of Macs in the house that I have been backing up via Time Machine to an internal hard drive on a Mac Mini running Snow Leopard Server 10.6.8. Everything works fine - the remote...
Posted by danbrew, on Mar 30, 2013 at 06:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: This was right after I finished the new office in... 1,122,694 Views / 4,110 Replies  
This was right after I finished the new office in the basement... it's a lot messier now...!

Dell 30" monitor with DVI KVM switch. MacPro behind the desk (you can just see the bottom of it...
Posted by danbrew, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well, whatever it was, 10.7.1 fixed it. 836 Views / 1 Replies  
well, whatever it was, 10.7.1 fixed it.
Posted by danbrew, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Zooming under Lion...? Cmd + / - 836 Views / 1 Replies  
Not sure if this is a Lion issue or a Firefox issue under Lion...?

I often use Cmd + or Cmd - to zoom in/out in Firefox. This is what happens when I try it after upgrading to Lion. Driving me...
Posted by danbrew, on Aug 14, 2011 at 03:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Awesome, thanks everyone. Got it working now -... 1,395 Views / 8 Replies  
Awesome, thanks everyone. Got it working now - had to do a little over/underscan on the display dialog box, but it is working well now. Tried closing the lid of the mbp a few times and it kept...
Posted by danbrew, on Feb 18, 2011 at 04:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Because I don't want to use the display on the... 1,395 Views / 8 Replies  
Because I don't want to use the display on the laptop - I have a bluetooth wireless keyboard/mouse that I want to use so I can use the device when in another room (video switched to that room). ...
Posted by danbrew, on Feb 18, 2011 at 01:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help! 1080p external display! 1,395 Views / 8 Replies  
i recently finished the basement and ended up putting a 63" Samsung television on the wall. As part of my AV setup I have something called a matrix switch - it will accept hdmi 1.4 input and switch...
Posted by danbrew, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
if you are connected to your mifi wirelessly,... 4,724 Views / 9 Replies  
if you are connected to your mifi wirelessly, simply enter http://192.168.0.1 (or is it 1.1)? in the browser and you'll connect to the admin page of the mifi. There is a battery meter on that page. ...
Posted by danbrew, on Nov 27, 2010 at 09:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: When you type in ALL CAPS on your iPad, you... 13,370 Views / 57 Replies  
When you type in ALL CAPS on your iPad, you should use the caps lock keyboard feature.

Tap the Settings app. and click on the General menu > the Keyboard. Then turn "Enable Caps Lock" on.

Now...
Posted by danbrew, on Jul 31, 2010 at 09:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: You probably use the ellipsis too much. Hey,... 13,370 Views / 57 Replies  
You probably use the ellipsis too much. Hey, just saying...
Posted by danbrew, on Jul 31, 2010 at 09:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
no suggestions? still haven't been able to figure... 1,250 Views / 2 Replies  
no suggestions? still haven't been able to figure it out...
Posted by danbrew, on May 15, 2010 at 03:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've been using a Verizon MiFi for several months... 4,724 Views / 9 Replies  
I've been using a Verizon MiFi for several months and really like it. I'm not too concerned about the data cap as it is not my only connectivity device. I have broadband and home that works for...
Posted by danbrew, on May 15, 2010 at 03:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thought you guys would appreciate this - here's a... 5,254 Views / 104 Replies  
Thought you guys would appreciate this - here's a screen capture of my new i7 highres (matte display, of course) and an insert of the non-highres screen...
...
Posted by danbrew, on May 12, 2010 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sold 820 Views / 2 Replies  
Sold
Posted by danbrew, on May 12, 2010 at 05:38 PM, in Marketplace
Price revised today to $1300. :) 820 Views / 2 Replies  
Price revised today to $1300. :)
Posted by danbrew, on May 5, 2010 at 11:47 AM, in Marketplace
I bought the 15 i7 a few days ago and really like... 5,254 Views / 104 Replies  
I bought the 15 i7 a few days ago and really like the hires matte display. Not a great pic, but here's a quick snap with the i7 on the left and a 15" mid-2009 on the right.

This is a super hires...
Posted by danbrew, on May 4, 2010 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The reality is this - you want one, you don't... 1,241 Views / 15 Replies  
The reality is this - you want one, you don't need one.

I'd be surprised if you could get $1000 for your circa-2006 machine, but assume that you will be able to. If you go get the i7, you'll...
Posted by danbrew, on May 2, 2010 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS: Mid-2009 Apple Macbook Pro (Price Updated) 820 Views / 2 Replies  
FS: Mid-2009 Apple Macbook Pro - 15" Glossy Display, 250 gig HD, 4 gigs ram MC118LL/A

Hi, up for sale is an *excellent condition* mid-2009 Macbook Pro 15" laptop. I upgraded to the 2010...
Posted by danbrew, on May 2, 2010 at 04:58 PM, in Marketplace
I just want a slightly larger iPad device that is... 4,346 Views / 153 Replies  
I just want a slightly larger iPad device that is capable of running OS X applications. Apple can call the OS for our Macbooks and the iPad "OS X" - but it's not the same thing for both else we...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 29, 2010 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Get ride of the keyboard, put a bigger hard drive... 4,346 Views / 153 Replies  
Get ride of the keyboard, put a bigger hard drive in it, make it a tad bit smaller. or make the ipad 25% larger with the ability to run OS X.
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 29, 2010 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No idea whether this applies to the... 2,464 Views / 14 Replies  
No idea whether this applies to the iPad/iPhone/iTouch/etc., but many providers will not let you download from an international IP address regardless of your mailing address. I'm a US customer on...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 25, 2010 at 09:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Nested folder for photos? 1,250 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone know if it is possible to group folders in the photo viewer on the iPad?

I've only been able to have many folders on the iPad. I'd like to figure out how to have nested folders - like...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 25, 2010 at 12:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just carry mine around in my hand in the case -... 2,381 Views / 15 Replies  
I just carry mine around in my hand in the case - sort of like a daytime or larger paperback. Works very well and looks great. Will take some pics later and post them.

:)
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 25, 2010 at 12:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
M-Edge | Products | Executive Jacket for Apple... 2,381 Views / 15 Replies  
M-Edge | Products | Executive Jacket for Apple iPad (http://www.medgestore.com/products/ipad-executive.psp)

released today. finally. got 'em for my Kindles and really like this case.
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 21, 2010 at 06:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: The point that I'm trying to make is that Apple... 1,146 Views / 45 Replies  
The point that I'm trying to make is that Apple is using their position in the market to create what is effectively a monopoly. That's their right, to a degree. Apple exercises editorial control...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Well... I guess if that's what the masses will... 1,146 Views / 45 Replies  
Well... I guess if that's what the masses will accept, so be it. I still believe that, ultimately, Apple will be challenged in court for anti-competitive and/or anti-trust behavior. Anti-trust is...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 20, 2010 at 07:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: very cool. 13,370 Views / 57 Replies  
very cool.
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 20, 2010 at 07:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: But I don't have to shop at Target or Walmart if... 1,146 Views / 45 Replies  
But I don't have to shop at Target or Walmart if I don't like their policies. Unless I jailbreak my iphone/pad/touch, I do have to shop at the App store. My complaint is less about what the App...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 20, 2010 at 06:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: You guys are doing the same thing Steve did -... 1,146 Views / 45 Replies  
You guys are doing the same thing Steve did - you're making this about porn. I'm not advocating porn, but I guarantee you that my definition of porn and Steve's (and both of you) is different.
...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 20, 2010 at 06:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have the 32 gig wifi version and it's working... 926 Views / 8 Replies  
I have the 32 gig wifi version and it's working well for me. The OS, btw, does not appear to be 1 gig - it's 3 - or there is other stuff that takes up the memory. See the following pic:
...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 20, 2010 at 06:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: The comment directed to Steve, and one in which... 1,146 Views / 45 Replies  
The comment directed to Steve, and one in which he really didn't answer, was this:



Steve responded and said:



The difference, of course, is "what Apple considers to be porn". Or, more...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 20, 2010 at 06:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, the idiot box... Don't get me wrong -... 841 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah, the idiot box...

Don't get me wrong - the ipad is col, but it's not The Gutenberg Bible.
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 14, 2010 at 07:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
oh yeah, got a few... ... 3,456 Views / 12 Replies  
oh yeah, got a few...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/829559833_s6dVy-XL-1.png

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/836425472_3uPTN-XL.png

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/836425424_KZyg6-XL.png
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Posted by danbrew, on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you have to wonder whether or not this is... 841 Views / 14 Replies  
If you have to wonder whether or not this is cool, than reading for you is vastly different than reading for me.

I don't read to have a morph of a reading experience and a video game or a youtube...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The only way I could figure out how to get them... 38,667 Views / 23 Replies  
The only way I could figure out how to get them out of the iPad was to go into the photo app and copy the picture and then go into the mail app and paste the picture. Is there a better/easier way?
...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 6, 2010 at 02:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Nice, thanks. Good to know for those of us... 38,667 Views / 23 Replies  
Nice, thanks. Good to know for those of us without iPhones...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 6, 2010 at 09:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yep, the incase product looks identical to the... 1,848 Views / 19 Replies  
Yep, the incase product looks identical to the neoprene case I bought at Staples. Perhaps the incase one is sized for the iPad. The one from Staples is just a but larger, but that's ok as it is a...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 6, 2010 at 09:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, guess apple could have shared samples with... 1,848 Views / 19 Replies  
Yeah, guess apple could have shared samples with the case manufaturers instead of keeping them waiting along with the rest of us... I'll probably end up with an M-Edge Portfolio case as i have them...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 5, 2010 at 09:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad screen capture? 38,667 Views / 23 Replies  
Anybody happen to know of a good tool that captures the screen on an iPad? Would like to find something that saves the screen to a jpg. Would be really cool if we could record activity to a utube...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 5, 2010 at 09:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Which iPad apps are you using? 850 Views / 3 Replies  
Um, well, I don't even have an iPad yet, but have probably spent $40-50 on apps so far. Plus downloaded lots of neat looking freebies. Hopefully it'll be a quick sync tomorrow.
...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe. Maybe not. I'm a book junkie and while I... 1,344 Views / 22 Replies  
Maybe. Maybe not. I'm a book junkie and while I think the Kindle is way cool (have v1, v2, dx, plus the Mac & PC versions) (uh, i'm a tech junkie too - got an ipad on the way as well), Amazon makes...
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 2, 2010 at 06:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Man, I kind of hope mine *is* in China instead of... 1,639 Views / 47 Replies  
Man, I kind of hope mine *is* in China instead of in the back of this truck. Saw this just outside of Chicago on the way home today...

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/826000157_SApWk-O.jpg
Posted by danbrew, on Apr 2, 2010 at 06:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A voracious reader already knows the answer to... 1,344 Views / 22 Replies  
A voracious reader already knows the answer to your question. Most "readers" (as in the guy that reads 2-3 books a week) isn't going to want to read a book on an iPod Touch.

Before you say it's...
Posted by danbrew, on Mar 30, 2010 at 11:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Appears to be in Louisville. Cleared customs. ... 1,639 Views / 47 Replies  
Appears to be in Louisville. Cleared customs. Figure they'll hold 'em until Saturday. Or maybe not... :D

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/823882129_BtdBz-O.jpg
Posted by danbrew, on Mar 30, 2010 at 07:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The kindle is nowhere near .7" thick. More... 1,344 Views / 22 Replies  
The kindle is nowhere near .7" thick.

More like:

Kindle v2: 8" x 5.3" x 0.36"
Kindle DX: 10.4" x 7.2" x 0.38"
Posted by danbrew, on Mar 30, 2010 at 07:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If the iPad has a halfway decent reader it will... 1,344 Views / 22 Replies  
If the iPad has a halfway decent reader it will be a very good contender for an ebook reader. The best? No.

I'm a Kindle fanatic and have all three readers. (original, v2, dx). I have a 32g...
Posted by danbrew, on Mar 29, 2010 at 05:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll sell my 32g wifi iPad for $2000 with free... 1,356 Views / 11 Replies  
I'll sell my 32g wifi iPad for $2000 with free overnight shipping anywhere in the world. Personal overnight delivery with a free Macbook Pro for $5000. I'll even put on a tie. No nigerian cashier...
Posted by danbrew, on Mar 19, 2010 at 05:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I get tethering with an iPhone or some other type... 3,146 Views / 32 Replies  
I get tethering with an iPhone or some other type of phone - because you probably already have a data plan. I can't for the life of me begin to understand why somebody would want a 3G version of the...
Posted by danbrew, on Mar 19, 2010 at 05:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So this thread is about a month or so old, yet... 4,278 Views / 47 Replies  
So this thread is about a month or so old, yet I'm going to leave my two cents...

First, Canon and Nikon are kind of like the Mac and PC argument or the 9mm and .45acp argument. Me? I'm a Nikon...
Posted by danbrew, on Jan 28, 2010 at 02:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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