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Uhm. You just bought a USB720 wireless broadband... 2,182 Views / 5 Replies  
Uhm. You just bought a USB720 wireless broadband modem from Verizon. :\ I'm thinking that is the modem they may be referring to. :P

I'm just guessing, I've not used one of these...

-Todd
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 20, 2007 at 03:47 PM, in Networking
Is the BT Home Hub going to be your new ADSL... 400 Views / 3 Replies  
Is the BT Home Hub going to be your new ADSL router?

It looks to me like you have five things to connect. (You may want to leave a port so you can plug yout iBook in sometimes even though you...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 16, 2007 at 09:13 AM, in Networking
An iPod does two things. It acts as a hard drive... 3,697 Views / 14 Replies  
An iPod does two things. It acts as a hard drive and it plays music. In order to get it to play music, you have to sync it via iTunes. Syncing requires a USB connection. The Airport shares hard...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 15, 2007 at 05:34 PM, in Networking
Before you buy a hub, have you tried just hooking... 3,697 Views / 14 Replies  
Before you buy a hub, have you tried just hooking the iPod directly to the Airport. You won't be able to have the Iomega connected at the same time, but you should try it to make sure that is what...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 15, 2007 at 05:16 PM, in Networking
Well hard drive speed is slower than it should... 3,697 Views / 14 Replies  
Well hard drive speed is slower than it should be. You will see faster speeds if you plug into one of the Ethernet ports on the Airport rather than using wireless networking. (But that kind of...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 14, 2007 at 10:50 AM, in Networking
Yeah, this is actually why I bought an HP... 3,387 Views / 48 Replies  
Yeah, this is actually why I bought an HP PSC2510. It is an all-in-one with networking (wired and wireless) built-in and it works great from Windows and Mac. (In fact, I think it works a little...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 14, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in Networking
If you have an external drive, you could use... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
If you have an external drive, you could use Carbon Copy Cloner to copy your whole internal hard drive to an external. If you don't have an external, then you need to be more selective. I prefer to...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 14, 2007 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 15 inch never bounces more than once, unless... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
My 15 inch never bounces more than once, unless the app is runnning with Rosetta. Do a get info on your apps (Safari for example) and check the "Kind". You want them to be "Application (Universal)"...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 13, 2007 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 2GHz iMac with Core Duo. I have a... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a 2GHz iMac with Core Duo.

I have a 2.33 GHz Macbook pro with Core 2 Duo.

When encoding DVD's via Handbrake, the iMac gets about 60 fps, the MacBook gets about 70.

Otherwise, they are...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 13, 2007 at 09:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Glenn, I understand your point, but I don't... 3,387 Views / 48 Replies  
Glenn,

I understand your point, but I don't think Apple is doing a good enough job making this clear. I mean, I don't need special drivers from the manufacturer to get my USB drive to work. ...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 13, 2007 at 09:46 AM, in Networking
Like the other poster said, there is ALWAYS going... 1,258 Views / 15 Replies  
Like the other poster said, there is ALWAYS going to be a new model down the road. I had a G4/400 tower and a G4/500 Powerbook (Both acquired second-hand.) I kept waiting and waiting for the right...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 12, 2007 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have seven drives connected through a Belkin... 418 Views / 5 Replies  
I have seven drives connected through a Belkin hub. It works great. Speed isn't as fast as if it were directly connected, but it's not terrible. Wired speeds are in the 5.5-6 MegaBYTE range. This...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 12, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in Networking
I just tried both of these on a windows box that... 735 Views / 13 Replies  
I just tried both of these on a windows box that did not have the airport/airdisk software loaded on it and it worked. The Windows box sees it as just another shared disk.

-Todd
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 10, 2007 at 10:01 AM, in Networking
There is an option to share the disk over the... 735 Views / 13 Replies  
There is an option to share the disk over the Internet, but since my airport is behind my Linksys wireless router, I haven't played with that.

-Todd
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 9, 2007 at 04:41 PM, in Networking
It's not surprising. The Airport is acting as a... 735 Views / 13 Replies  
It's not surprising. The Airport is acting as a Samba server. This is no different than mounting a drive on a Mac via Samba.

I wouldn't think you'd even need to load the Apple software. I would...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 9, 2007 at 03:06 PM, in Networking
ssssmmmmmooooookkkkkiiiinnnnn! 2,559 Views / 46 Replies  
I stopped at the Apple Store yesterday and picked up the new Airport Extreme. Early reviews listed USB access as not so fast, but I decided to give it a try myself. I tested a lot of different...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 9, 2007 at 11:00 AM, in Networking
Which makes the iMac numbers even MORE... 10,197 Views / 147 Replies  
Which makes the iMac numbers even MORE impressive. The native resolution of the iMac has 1 million more pixels than resolution the Mac Pro was tested at.
Posted by toddtmw, on Sep 6, 2006 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
VESA Mounting is Back! 10,197 Views / 147 Replies  
"The Versatile 24
If you’d like to show off your new 24-inch iMac — in a kiosk, hung on a wall (as pretty as a picture), or mounted on an articulating arm — the optional VESA mount adapter offers...
Posted by toddtmw, on Sep 6, 2006 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
World of Warcraft: Actual Size! Seriously,... 10,197 Views / 147 Replies  
World of Warcraft: Actual Size!

Seriously, playing on my 20" is an immersive experience, this would just take it that much further. Get the 256 meg card, though, with 30% more pixels than my 20"...
Posted by toddtmw, on Sep 6, 2006 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
I really like my Apple keyboard. I think it has... 739 Views / 15 Replies  
I really like my Apple keyboard. I think it has good feel and it travels well, since it is pretty small for a full-size keyboard.

I was using the Logitech BT mouse with it, but I'm thinking the...
Posted by toddtmw, on Jul 25, 2006 at 01:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've notced the incomplete downloads from Firefox... 522 Views / 5 Replies  
I've notced the incomplete downloads from Firefox look like excel documents before they finish. (I think they put a funny extension on the name that Excel thinks it owns.) It sounds like maybe the...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 15, 2006 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I bought a mini-dvi to video adapter at my local... 1,929 Views / 28 Replies  
I bought a mini-dvi to video adapter at my local Apple store. I haven't tried S-video, but the RCA video works fine. Maybe you could try the RCA vide just to make sure you have everything set...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 15, 2006 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Microsoft 1, Logitech 0 32,763 Views / 75 Replies  
Well, Microsoft released Intellipoint and Intellitype drivers that are Universal Binaries yesterday.

http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/14205

Meanwhile, Logitech is still...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sure, if the OS is throttling the frame rate to... 994 Views / 9 Replies  
Sure, if the OS is throttling the frame rate to no more than 60, then unless I turn off that setting, I'll never get more than 60 FPS from WOW. Just like the benchmarks show bad results with it...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 13, 2006 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
The EyeTV EZ product page claims there is no... 1,718 Views / 9 Replies  
The EyeTV EZ product page claims there is no delay and specifically mentions using it to play video games. I've used my iMac Core Duo to play XBox through my DV camcorder and if there is a delay...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 13, 2006 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
But this WOULD explain why I can't get better... 994 Views / 9 Replies  
But this WOULD explain why I can't get better than 60 frames per second on WOW on my 20" iMac Core Duo...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 13, 2006 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Duplicate post because of a server timeout. ... 1,564 Views / 17 Replies  
Duplicate post because of a server timeout. Maybe if the mods lock more threads, obsessively move threads to the correct forum and pen us all in one giant useless thread, performance will increase....
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 9, 2006 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't even turn the depth setting up too high... 1,564 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't even turn the depth setting up too high on my iMac Core Duo (only has the 128 meg video card). At 1600x1050, the extra depth really bogs things down.
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 9, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've got enought "Name Brand" disks that are... 2,428 Views / 42 Replies  
I've got enought "Name Brand" disks that are pretty much useless to me to cover the walls in my den. I've gone through all the different brands looking for something that works. I'm going to order...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 8, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
This isn't an Apple issue. My PC DVD-burners... 2,428 Views / 42 Replies  
This isn't an Apple issue. My PC DVD-burners also have differnt luck wuth different brands (and even different packs of the same brand) of media. Sometimes the burn fails, but works if I select a...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 8, 2006 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cool. It sounds like it's better than most... 1,564 Views / 17 Replies  
Cool. It sounds like it's better than most people thought. Would you be willing to run a test with all of the settings set to their most efficient settings? (Maybe even at different...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 7, 2006 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh yeah, I forgot about that. I did have that... 1,564 Views / 17 Replies  
Oh yeah, I forgot about that. I did have that option set...that explains it. Thanks.

-Todd
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 6, 2006 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Or inverted display. I was using Chicken of the... 11,675 Views / 10 Replies  
Or inverted display. I was using Chicken of the VNC to access a Mac remotely and I hit the ctrl-cmd-option grave quote to go to full screen and then typed in some numbers. I was having some lag and...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 6, 2006 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm asuming you are getting a catalog error... 1,611 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm asuming you are getting a catalog error installing Windows XP? This is a known bug in Q (which, not surprisingly, manifests the exact same way in the Wintel OpenOSX...I know, I've done it on...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 6, 2006 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
I realize you are all trying to help, but so far... 1,564 Views / 17 Replies  
I realize you are all trying to help, but so far all of the posts have been speculation. I'm not saying the speculation is wrong, but I thing the original poster would be better served if someone...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 6, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Detour-Like App 727 Views / 1 Replies  
Rogue Amoeba had a great little app called Detour that let me control on an app-by-app basis what volume the sound should be and which ouput device to use for sound. So, I could turn my iCal alarms...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 2, 2006 at 04:29 PM, in Applications
Intel iMac, Gray airport icon, still have connection 588 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm running 10.4.5 on a 20" Intel iMac. I recently started using the wireless network for the first time. My accesspoint is a Linksys WRT54GS with a third-party firmware. I am running WPA...
Posted by toddtmw, on Mar 2, 2006 at 09:57 AM, in Mac OS X
The Apple store says the new mini's are shipping... 1,008 Views / 7 Replies  
The Apple store says the new mini's are shipping in stock configureations in 24 hours.
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 28, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered mine the day of the announcement adn... 931 Views / 11 Replies  
I ordered mine the day of the announcement adn received it 1/16. It got a little slow after about two weeks of adding stuff, but then I upgraded to 2 GB of RAM and all is well again.

Every once...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 28, 2006 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think the issue is more the massiveness of the... 1,500 Views / 35 Replies  
I think the issue is more the massiveness of the G5's. Because of the colling issues, those things are HUGE and thre's a fari amount of wasted space in there. I'm thinking that when they get around...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 28, 2006 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have three Macs, Three Windows boxes and one... 7,842 Views / 111 Replies  
I have three Macs, Three Windows boxes and one linux box. All of the non-Macs were made from components. It actually costs more than buying a Dell (Especially when you add in the cost of Windows)...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 28, 2006 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
It looks like the workaround for this problem is... 77,301 Views / 471 Replies  
It looks like the workaround for this problem is to install WinXP on the emulator running on a PowerPC machine and then move the installed image to the Intel Mac. I'm doing this now, but My PowerPC...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 19, 2006 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
The movie from the nature site used between 108%... 2,634 Views / 43 Replies  
The movie from the nature site used between 108% - 120% of CPU when playing full size (which meant it was actually off the screen a ittle) on my 20" iMac Core duo. I think that pretty much rules out...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 18, 2006 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I get this exact same error. And I got it trying... 77,301 Views / 471 Replies  
I get this exact same error. And I got it trying to install XP home and Pro. I got the same error in the Wintel emulator too.

The Q emulator Rocks for speed. If we can just get past this...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 17, 2006 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Since no one else has responded yet, all I can... 723 Views / 3 Replies  
Since no one else has responded yet, all I can tell you is I've not had the problem, but I don't let my iMac go to sleep. (I let the screen turn off, but it never gets to sleep!)

You mentioned...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 15, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
"There is no passion like that of a functionary... 1,656 Views / 67 Replies  
"There is no passion like that of a functionary for his function."
- Georges Clemenceau (http://www.quotationspage.com/quotes/Georges_Clemenceau)
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 13, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in Feedback
How about Apple's Knowledgebase: ... 970 Views / 9 Replies  
How about Apple's Knowledgebase:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303118
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 8, 2006 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Front Row Monitor Spanning 319 Views / 0 Replies  
Okay, I have a love-hate relationship with Front-Row. I like how it works, but it is an unusual app. The only way I can find to launch it is with the remote. And then it takes over your whole...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 7, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in Applications
I named my 20" Intel iMac "Mirage" because I... 685 Views / 12 Replies  
I named my 20" Intel iMac "Mirage" because I couldn't beleive it finally got here.

-Todd
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 7, 2006 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
The only thing you need to look at is your... 77,301 Views / 471 Replies  
The only thing you need to look at is your preference panes and your menu bar hacks. Any of those that you are using will not work until the developer releases universal binaries. For me, the...
Posted by toddtmw, on Feb 3, 2006 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
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