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Hamachi is slow... 3,052 Views / 23 Replies  
I finally got the Hamachi option working, but it seems slow. I expect it to be slower than normal due to all the encryption and transmission, but I would click on a menu option and it would take...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 20, 2007 at 05:39 PM, in Networking
Solved! 365 Views / 2 Replies  
It turns out that my unknown device was my MacBook (part deux)! I had plugged it in to the ethernet for a few seconds and didn't use the ethernet, but apparently it was long enough that the MacBook...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 15, 2007 at 06:21 PM, in Networking
A New Macboy 318 Views / 5 Replies  
I just bought a MacBook about a week ago after using Windows for years and I am thoroughly enjoying it so far. I immediately noticed the attention given to visual detail that makes the experience...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 14, 2007 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some Options 367 Views / 1 Replies  
These are not my ideas (thanks rjt1000:D ), but here's an answer I got to a similar question:

My question at the time...


Here is rjt1000's suggestions:


I haven't had a chance to set...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 13, 2007 at 03:23 PM, in Networking
Unknown Network Device 365 Views / 2 Replies  
This is a personal home network. I have a 2Wire wireless router hooked up to a Sony Vaio laptop by ethernet cable through a dock, and a MacBook connected by wireless.

When I look at the device...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 13, 2007 at 03:04 PM, in Networking
One Step Ahead 3,052 Views / 23 Replies  
As I've been doing my research, I've come across the idea of VPNs, but thought it was only for those who had dedicated VPN servers (like a business). I will visit those links with relish...thanks a...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 12, 2007 at 01:23 PM, in Networking
password change 3,052 Views / 23 Replies  
Update: It seems to be working now. I had changed the WPA key in my router configuration, but the connection died after I hit 'Submit'. I figured the change didn't go through, and since whenever I...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 12, 2007 at 09:53 AM, in Networking
I set myself up on that one... 3,052 Views / 23 Replies  
My MacNN password was just an example, but I guess I deserved the virtual punch in the arm. :p ghporter, I appreciate looking at things from different viewpoints...I'm not very good at it--just ask...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 12, 2007 at 09:37 AM, in Networking
Just an Impression 3,052 Views / 23 Replies  
Coming from the viewpoint of a noob in the wireless world, I found it odd that the firewall wasn't already enabled. Perhaps from an experienced user's viewpoint, that isn't a security problem.
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 11, 2007 at 01:06 PM, in Networking
Update 3,052 Views / 23 Replies  
I apologize...I quickly did a search about this issue and found lots of information. I've turned off file sharing, turned on the firewall that came with my macbook, changed my airport to only use...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 11, 2007 at 12:44 PM, in Networking
Public WiFi Security 3,052 Views / 23 Replies  
Is there a way for me to make my MacBook more secure when using public wireless systems? I recently read about possibilities of "Evil Twin" networks that mimic a business' wireless network but scans...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 11, 2007 at 11:37 AM, in Networking
What is the "dock connector"? 4,336 Views / 17 Replies  
Hello resident experts...

When you speak about a "dock connector," are you referring to a cable that runs from the car stereo to an iPod dock, or a dock that is built into the car dashboard?
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Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 7, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Vpython on a Macbook 352 Views / 0 Replies  
I am planning on buying a Macbook (I'm switching from PC life!) this weekend, and I am a physics teacher who would like to use vpython in my physics class to show 3D animations of objects.

I've...
Posted by aikiwav, on Jun 6, 2007 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just looking for an upward trend. 2,661 Views / 42 Replies  
Johnny,
I thought about that same thing right after I posted, that people who don't have problems aren't likely to run to a forum to post. On the other hand, it seems like some of these problems...
Posted by aikiwav, on May 30, 2007 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are the MacBook problems gone? 2,661 Views / 42 Replies  
I'm piggybacking on this thread because I'm also considering a MacBook, but my main concern is the problems in the MacBook that I've read about--unusually high heating, power cord melting, random...
Posted by aikiwav, on May 30, 2007 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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