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Thanks... I want to know what's best (i.e. runs... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks... I want to know what's best (i.e. runs smoothest on my hardware, most stable, easiest to set up file sharing, most widely accessible with fewest known issues, etc.).
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Dec 13, 2012 at 02:13 PM, in macOS
ML on MacBook Air and Mac mini. 395 Views / 4 Replies  
ML on MacBook Air and Mac mini.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Dec 13, 2012 at 11:07 AM, in macOS
Which version of OSX is best for me? 395 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got an old Mac Pro (Early 2008, 2x2.8). I want to turn it into a dedicated server that will store data that will be accessed from a Mac mini and a MacBook Air (both running ML). My current...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Dec 12, 2012 at 10:06 AM, in macOS
SATA to Thunderbolt? eSATA to Thunderbolt? My... 302 Views / 7 Replies  
SATA to Thunderbolt? eSATA to Thunderbolt? My first preference was to replace the SIL 4726 controller with a Thunderbolt card, to which I could hook up my 5 drives. I also looked for eSATA to...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Nov 28, 2012 at 07:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I wasn't clear... I want to bypass the eSATA... 302 Views / 7 Replies  
I wasn't clear... I want to bypass the eSATA interface altogether - i.e. I want take the SATA off the drives and go directly to USB 3.0. My motivation for doing this is so that I can connect my RAID...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Nov 27, 2012 at 05:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Add USB to RAID enclosure? 302 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a pair of 5-bay RAID enclosures. They are a few years old and have eSATA only (SIL4726). Is there a way for me to add USB (3.0?) to them? I feel comfortable adding the hardware, but I'm not...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Nov 27, 2012 at 07:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was never able to resolve this. 3,812 Views / 4 Replies  
I was never able to resolve this.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Dec 21, 2011 at 08:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
sil4726 & 3TB 660 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey I've got a couple 5-bay 4726 boxes. They are connected to a 4-port HighPoint card I put in my Mac Pro.

My question: What is the consensus on the 4726 supporting 3TB hard drives? Possible?
...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Sep 17, 2011 at 12:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
finder sidebar shared items (lion) 1,411 Views / 1 Replies  
http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa364/023849328/38ffdfdc.png

I'd like to get rid of some of the junk in the "Shared" section of my Finder sidebar.

"Mac-Pro" seems to be a duplicate of my...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Aug 22, 2011 at 10:16 AM, in macOS
LCD blotching/clouding/mura 3,812 Views / 4 Replies  
I really hope to get some good advice with this one...

I have a large Westinghouse LCD that I use in a home theater setup. The pictures more or less illustrate the problem:
...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Aug 19, 2011 at 01:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mail.app junk mail filtering (after Lion update) 743 Views / 0 Replies  
After upgrading to Lion, my Junk mail filtering appears to have been "reset." It occasionally is putting messages that I want and trust in my Junk mailbox. Is there a way to tell Mail.app that I...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Aug 17, 2011 at 12:45 PM, in Applications
Image Capture: um, where is my crop/selection... 27,121 Views / 624 Replies  
Image Capture: um, where is my crop/selection when scanning??

EDIT: Nevermind.. it's there after a restart. Hope some of these random bigs get worked out soon in .1...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 25, 2011 at 09:19 AM, in macOS
You gonna register that as a trademark and sell... 27,121 Views / 624 Replies  
You gonna register that as a trademark and sell it to Apple?
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 24, 2011 at 04:00 PM, in macOS
I have the most current version, it was just... 4,556 Views / 126 Replies  
I have the most current version, it was just acting weird due to what I think was a faulty installation of the extension.

I actually like the new interface; although, I agree, it may get tedious...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 21, 2011 at 02:45 AM, in macOS
password still required for fast user switching ... 4,556 Views / 126 Replies  
password still required for fast user switching
finder sidebar font too big, but I'm sure I'll get used to it
my 1Password is all jacked up


BEST FEATURE: Full screen apps coupled with...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 20, 2011 at 06:51 PM, in macOS
saving iWork documents in both OSX and iOS 542 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been using Pages (OSX) since it was first released and love it. I recently purchased it for iOS, primarily so that I could use it to edit articles for publication.

It was simple enough to...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jun 10, 2011 at 01:25 PM, in Applications
workflow that once worked, ain't working no more 361 Views / 0 Replies  
I frequently use a workflow/app that I created using Automator. The workflow is very basic: Scale the height of images to 300px.

Lately, the application crashes/freezes. I've rebuilt it a number...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Feb 13, 2011 at 01:53 PM, in Applications
10.1 (54) 506 Views / 3 Replies  
10.1 (54)
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Nov 25, 2010 at 04:41 PM, in Applications
iTunes: outdated information? 506 Views / 3 Replies  
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4147/5204662108_eb4de60736_b.jpg


Happens every time I download updates to my iPhone apps. What's the deal?
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Nov 24, 2010 at 12:56 PM, in Applications
Address Book - How to set order for phones/email?s 387 Views / 0 Replies  
Without deleting & re-adding, how can I rearrange the order of a contact's phone numbers or email addresses in Address Book? This would be helpful for some of my company's numbers, putting the ones...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Nov 2, 2010 at 04:06 PM, in Applications
Got an error message, which gives me more... 1,049 Views / 15 Replies  
Got an error message, which gives me more information than I had before...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4125/5072926580_7aaec385a9.jpg

Am I out of luck here?
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Oct 11, 2010 at 04:57 PM, in Applications
yes Where do I enter... 1. domain? 2.... 1,049 Views / 15 Replies  
yes

Where do I enter...
1. domain?
2. use ssl?
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4130/5072868240_000595fa4a_z.jpg
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Oct 11, 2010 at 04:43 PM, in Applications
It's not working in POP, IMAP, Exchange 2007 or... 1,049 Views / 15 Replies  
It's not working in POP, IMAP, Exchange 2007 or Exchange IMAP.

There's still no place for me to enter the domain in Mail.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Oct 11, 2010 at 02:56 PM, in Applications
Autodiscover did not work (it just pulled up POP... 1,049 Views / 15 Replies  
Autodiscover did not work (it just pulled up POP after I entered my email and password).
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Oct 11, 2010 at 11:22 AM, in Applications
Mail and Exchange 1,049 Views / 15 Replies  
A while back a colleague of mine has showed me how to check my work email from my iPhone. I have it setup fine and it has been working great, so I think I should have all the correct information to...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Oct 11, 2010 at 09:29 AM, in Applications
iTunes 10... slower? 1,059 Views / 11 Replies  
With so many others talking about how "snappier" iTunes 10 is, I'm beginning to wonder if something went wrong with my download/install. Generally speaking, I don't experience any performance...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Sep 19, 2010 at 11:51 AM, in Applications
That's just tongue-in-cheek, I'm sure...... 1,476 Views / 41 Replies  
That's just tongue-in-cheek, I'm sure... Nevertheless, how could anyone figure that software called iTunes would play movies, and be the central management system for my cellular telephone?

Due to...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
blu ray 1,476 Views / 41 Replies  
Ok.. I'm finally going to cave and get a Blu-ray drive for my Mac Pro. Does Apple's DVD Player app support Blu-ray? What is the best application for playing Blu-ray discs?

Apologies for slipping...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Sep 18, 2010 at 10:14 AM, in Applications
Ok thanks. That sounds like a sound procedure,... 767 Views / 20 Replies  
Ok thanks. That sounds like a sound procedure, but since I haven't typed stuff like that to control a computer since I was 8 years old using DOS, I'm gonna first see what Data Rescue can do for me....
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
Greek to me. How do I get the data off using the... 767 Views / 20 Replies  
Greek to me. How do I get the data off using the Terminal? What is "dd" and a "block level copy"?
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 03:02 PM, in macOS
Awesome. I'll give it a shot. 767 Views / 20 Replies  
Awesome. I'll give it a shot.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 03:00 PM, in macOS
Frak! Ok.. Data Rescue 3... would you... 767 Views / 20 Replies  
Frak!

Ok.. Data Rescue 3... would you recommend it?
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 02:05 PM, in macOS
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4080/4804676929_fce... 767 Views / 20 Replies  
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4080/4804676929_fce03e1258_b.jpg

Sorry for screenshot image.. couldn't figure out ho to get that text to copy/paste.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 01:02 PM, in macOS
2010-07-18 10:49:12.092 SMARTReporter[2551:207]... 767 Views / 20 Replies  
2010-07-18 10:49:12.092 SMARTReporter[2551:207] Drive: 'ST31000340AS (Mac Pro HD | 9QJ1DQF6 | disk1)' Status: SMARTOK (S.M.A.R.T. condition not exceeded, drive OK)
2010-07-18 10:49:12.150...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 12:50 PM, in macOS
Cold, For good measure, I just followed your... 767 Views / 20 Replies  
Cold,
For good measure, I just followed your advice, but to no avail. I think my issue is a bit more complicated than that.

Forgot to mention that Disk Utility found no issues with the disc. ...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 12:37 PM, in macOS
errors copying files 767 Views / 20 Replies  
I am having trouble copying files off of one of my non-startup discs. The files are readable/accessible (I know this because they are old family movies that play just fine), but they won't copy. ...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Jul 18, 2010 at 12:31 PM, in macOS
Still having the same issues with the iTunes... 1,631 Views / 11 Replies  
Still having the same issues with the iTunes Store. The iPhone sync seems to be fixed.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on May 15, 2010 at 02:27 PM, in Applications
iTunes is reconverting over 360 songs on my... 1,631 Views / 11 Replies  
iTunes is reconverting over 360 songs on my iPhone at every sync. Lame.

Also, frequently when I check for app updates, it asks for my iTunes password. Sometimes after entering my password it...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on May 12, 2010 at 10:11 PM, in Applications
MTR 4 should be your first choice. Do a Google... 4,295 Views / 14 Replies  
MTR 4 should be your first choice. Do a Google to make your way to the forums, jump through the hoops to get a copy, read the manual, and enjoy.

RipIt is not dead... it just had an update...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on May 2, 2010 at 01:04 AM, in Applications
will apple ever make an iweb pro? 3,053 Views / 16 Replies  
Will Apple ever make an iWeb pro? Something like Dreamweaver?

(X is to iWeb as FCP is to iMovie)

If yes, then for those of us that have sites created in iWeb, do you think there would be an...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Apr 29, 2010 at 02:56 PM, in Applications
I figured it out. View->Column Browser->Use... 749 Views / 2 Replies  
I figured it out. View->Column Browser->Use Album Artists was checked.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Apr 5, 2010 at 11:52 AM, in Applications
iTunes 9.1 & artists 749 Views / 2 Replies  
In iTunes, I use list view with the artist column browser on the left-hand side.

After the recent update (9.1), iTunes did something strange. For each of my artists in which I have multiple...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Apr 4, 2010 at 12:43 PM, in Applications
Great suggestion. I forgot to check OWC. Looks... 1,047 Views / 7 Replies  
Great suggestion. I forgot to check OWC. Looks like a solid product- and the one I need is well-priced now at $25. Thanks!
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 28, 2010 at 07:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
hard drive dock recommendations? 1,047 Views / 7 Replies  
I need a HD dock that can handle 3.5" drives at least up to 2TB. I've read all sorts of mixed reviews out there and nothing seems to stand out. Any recommendations?

FW800 or eSATA preferred.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 28, 2010 at 06:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Plugged it up..no changes to any settings..... 2,266 Views / 11 Replies  
Plugged it up..no changes to any settings.. working perfectly.

BTW, that switch I ordered (Trendnet TEG-S50g) must have a lead weight inside of it, because it is the first networking switch I've...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 20, 2010 at 01:45 AM, in Networking
Heh, ok. That's what I'll do. Will report... 2,266 Views / 11 Replies  
Heh, ok. That's what I'll do. Will report tomorrow when switch arrives.
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:59 PM, in Networking
Ok... so that I understand... the switch will be... 2,266 Views / 11 Replies  
Ok... so that I understand... the switch will be my router and my AEBS in bridge mode will act as a hub simply to provide extra ports (both wired and wireless) through the switch will distribute IP...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 18, 2010 at 09:45 AM, in Networking
With the router (AEBS) in bridge mode, will I not... 2,266 Views / 11 Replies  
With the router (AEBS) in bridge mode, will I not be able to use my printers, etc. that are connected to it in the basement?

EDIT: Also.. what about my wireless networking? Excuse my...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 18, 2010 at 09:28 AM, in Networking
It should be (I want it to be) my AEBS in the... 2,266 Views / 11 Replies  
It should be (I want it to be) my AEBS in the basement.



I see what you're saying. Suppose I try to avoid the internet sharing on the Mac Pro altogether. If I were to hook up a switch (I...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 17, 2010 at 08:46 PM, in Networking
need help with airport extreme, mac pro, mini, and iphone 2,266 Views / 11 Replies  
I need help getting my iPhone to connect to my Mac mini. I use an iPhone app called Air Mouse to control my mini, which is currently just a media server.

Here's what I've got:

Basement:
-...
Posted by Ted L. Nancy, on Mar 17, 2010 at 04:28 PM, in Networking
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