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An update - picked up the new iMac yesterday. ... 3,091 Views / 25 Replies  
An update - picked up the new iMac yesterday. Unbelievable! Almost instantaneous boot with the SSD, and the screen, oh the screen. Seeing it in a brightly lit store with fluorescent lights doesn't...
Posted by Boochie, on Nov 15, 2014 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
2011 / 27". I think it knows that I don't love... 3,091 Views / 25 Replies  
2011 / 27". I think it knows that I don't love it any more - on top of the screen going black from time to time, now the left side of the screen is noticeably darker than the right.
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Great advice. It is done. :) 3,091 Views / 25 Replies  
Great advice. It is done. :)
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 29, 2014 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
There are two issues I've been having with the... 3,091 Views / 25 Replies  
There are two issues I've been having with the thing (which got worse after my AppleCare expired over the summer, coincidentally) - the display flickers from time to time, and sometimes the display...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 25, 2014 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the detailed rundown, P. From some... 3,091 Views / 25 Replies  
Thanks for the detailed rundown, P. From some experimentation in the store, even the base i5 "5K" iMac seems considerably more responsive poking around iPhoto, iTunes, iMovie, etc. It would be...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 25, 2014 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
2011 Core i7 iMac vs Retina i5 iMac? 3,091 Views / 25 Replies  
I'd been having some display issues with my older iMac, and I got the damage today from the Apple store - it needs both a new logic board and display backlight. Total cost getting steep to fix a 3...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 25, 2014 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Could you install Mavericks onto an external... 421 Views / 1 Replies  
Could you install Mavericks onto an external drive, boot onto that, and use that strictly for the purpose of upgrading your iDevices? Then reboot back into Yosemite and go from there.
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 24, 2014 at 05:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
reader50, great advice, and a successful... 1,982 Views / 7 Replies  
reader50, great advice, and a successful experiment. From what I could tell, it works just fine with one cosmetic issue - register windows won't go all the way up to the edge of the toolbar like...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 23, 2014 at 09:58 AM, in Applications
Great idea - I have an old external drive that... 1,982 Views / 7 Replies  
Great idea - I have an old external drive that became too small for backup purposes that will fit the bill nicely. Thanks!
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 22, 2014 at 09:07 PM, in Applications
Thanks, that's a good idea. Can I add a small... 1,982 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks, that's a good idea. Can I add a small partition without having to whack my existing OS?
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 22, 2014 at 06:48 PM, in Applications
Mike, thanks. Intuit actually released an update... 1,982 Views / 7 Replies  
Mike, thanks. Intuit actually released an update a few years back to enable Quicken to run under Lion (which did away with Rosetta). So it has worked fine under Lion and Mavericks, I'm just...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 22, 2014 at 06:33 PM, in Applications
Quicken 2007 under Yosemite? 1,982 Views / 7 Replies  
I was optimistic that Quicken 2015 would be an adequate replacement for my trusty Q2007, but no such luck - it can't do loan amortizations, a rather basic financial calculation that Quicken has been...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 22, 2014 at 05:50 PM, in Applications
"5K" iMac availability in stores with Core i7? 449 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anybody seen any announcements/rumors/intel that say when the Retina iMacs will be available at the retail Apple stores with the beefed up Core i7 processors? Apparently at the moment all they...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 21, 2014 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
When you select the source Handbrake will give... 549 Views / 5 Replies  
When you select the source Handbrake will give you a list of titles. It's usually pretty easy to figure out which title corresponds to an episode and which is other junk -- usually for a one hour...
Posted by Boochie, on Aug 7, 2008 at 07:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had the same issue. A full reinstallation... 881 Views / 4 Replies  
I had the same issue. A full reinstallation wasn't necessary in my case though. I deleted all the iTunes preference files in ~/Library/Preferences, and that did the trick.
Posted by Boochie, on Jul 11, 2008 at 07:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There are two distinct designs for these things:... 440 Views / 2 Replies  
There are two distinct designs for these things: those that use the dock connector at the bottom, and those that use the earbud output at the top. The design that uses the dock connector also...
Posted by Boochie, on Aug 11, 2007 at 03:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
All incarnations of Civilization have been... 1,825 Views / 26 Replies  
All incarnations of Civilization have been incredibly addictive, and I expect this one will be no different. When I was in school a friend's girlfriend got fed up with him because he spent so much...
Posted by Boochie, on Jul 5, 2006 at 05:25 PM, in Gaming
I bought Civ4 yesterday at the Apple Store. The... 1,825 Views / 26 Replies  
I bought Civ4 yesterday at the Apple Store. The graphics are very nice to look at, but they're a bit on the choppy side on my dual 2.0 GHz G5 with 2 GB RAM and stock Radeon 9600 graphics card at...
Posted by Boochie, on Jul 4, 2006 at 10:40 AM, in Gaming
For kicks I did a Google search to find the... 1,825 Views / 26 Replies  
For kicks I did a Google search to find the system requirements for Civilization II, which is what, 6-7 years old now? It required a PowerPC, a CD-ROM drive, 10 MB of RAM available, and system 7.5.3...
Posted by Boochie, on Jul 3, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in Gaming
Call of Duty: United Offensive It's an... 2,643 Views / 41 Replies  
Call of Duty: United Offensive

It's an add-on pack to the original CoD game.
Posted by Boochie, on Jul 2, 2006 at 09:05 PM, in Gaming
Looks like you already made your choice, have fun... 991 Views / 8 Replies  
Looks like you already made your choice, have fun with the game! Having played both games, I'd say that CoD runs faster, but MoH seems to have more interactivity -- there's more to do in terms of...
Posted by Boochie, on May 28, 2006 at 08:05 PM, in Gaming
The vast majority of the installed base of Apple... 2,019 Views / 29 Replies  
The vast majority of the installed base of Apple machines is based on PowerPC right now. Presently Apple is encouraging the creation of "universal binaries" that run natively on both PowerPC and...
Posted by Boochie, on May 16, 2006 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is what you need: ... 451 Views / 2 Replies  
This is what you need:

http://www.joshjacob.com/macdev/tnef/
Posted by Boochie, on Apr 24, 2006 at 01:32 PM, in Applications
Doesn't sound right. I have the same monitor... 743 Views / 3 Replies  
Doesn't sound right. I have the same monitor both at home and work, and I've never seen anything like the behavior you describe. I'd suggest calling Apple tech support.
Posted by Boochie, on Feb 26, 2006 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm pretty sure it did, yeah. 1,700 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm pretty sure it did, yeah.
Posted by Boochie, on Feb 4, 2006 at 09:27 PM, in Gaming
Great idea! Make sure to save the Visio diagram... 790 Views / 10 Replies  
Great idea! Make sure to save the Visio diagram in Visio XML format. OmniGraffle can import that format, but not (as far as I recall) the native Visio format.

OmniGraffle is an outstanding...
Posted by Boochie, on Feb 4, 2006 at 09:54 AM, in Applications
By "windows network" do you mean something on... 546 Views / 4 Replies  
By "windows network" do you mean something on your own LAN at home, or at your company? If the former, you might need to configure for a "split" setup, in which network traffic bound for your...
Posted by Boochie, on Dec 21, 2005 at 08:16 PM, in Networking
How much more noise does your G5 produce now? ... 7,926 Views / 46 Replies  
How much more noise does your G5 produce now? One thing I do like about the stock G5 with the 9600 is that it's whisper quiet, even with graphics intensive stuff going on.
Posted by Boochie, on Nov 23, 2005 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd been having the same problem on DVD-R, CD-R,... 1,950 Views / 18 Replies  
I'd been having the same problem on DVD-R, CD-R, and CD-RW on my superdrive-equipped G5. Apple had me do various pointless things like re-install the operating system, to no avail. Eventually got...
Posted by Boochie, on Nov 21, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Restore from disk might be overkill -- do an... 645 Views / 6 Replies  
Restore from disk might be overkill -- do an "archive and install" in which you preserve user accounts/settings to get back to 10.4, and then the combo updater to get to 10.4.2.
Posted by Boochie, on Nov 19, 2005 at 11:40 AM, in Mac OS X
The exchange compatibility has been a definite... 600 Views / 6 Replies  
The exchange compatibility has been a definite plus for me at work. Beyond that, I'd say there aren't many significant new features of note (apart from maybe the "Project Center" in Entourage), but...
Posted by Boochie, on Nov 9, 2005 at 11:18 AM, in Applications
Does this create something that will play on a... 924 Views / 9 Replies  
Does this create something that will play on a standard DVD player?
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 28, 2005 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
This raises an interesting question. Everyone's... 820 Views / 5 Replies  
This raises an interesting question. Everyone's excited about the use of PCIe on the new Powermacs, but have we even reached the point where a previous top-of-the-line G5 could saturate an AGP 8X...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 23, 2005 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
The behavior is different between Windows and... 649 Views / 19 Replies  
The behavior is different between Windows and OSX. In Windows Word, if you were to close your one and only document Word would exit outright. On the Mac, the application is still resident in...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 20, 2005 at 02:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Dell has a 20" LCD monitor that uses the same LCD... 1,108 Views / 22 Replies  
Dell has a 20" LCD monitor that uses the same LCD panel as Apple's offering. Dell's is a couple hundred bucks cheaper as well, and can rotate to portrait orientation.

Having said that, I bought...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 19, 2005 at 10:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The dev box uses a standard G5 "cheese grater"... 776 Views / 5 Replies  
The dev box uses a standard G5 "cheese grater" case. Nothing new there. The inside is mostly empty, as the CPU and motherboard don't use up much of that space (and it doesn't have the elaborate...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 10, 2005 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you wanted to change global anti-aliasing... 548 Views / 1 Replies  
If you wanted to change global anti-aliasing threshold to 16, you'd do:

defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleAntiAliasingThreshold 16

at the terminal prompt.

If you wanted to change it for say...
Posted by Boochie, on Oct 6, 2005 at 05:57 PM, in Mac OS X
The specific type you want is specified in your... 630 Views / 7 Replies  
The specific type you want is specified in your G5's manual; I don't recall the specs offhand. You'll want to make sur ethat the RAM you buy is certified for use in the G5. Good sources include...
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 30, 2005 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
A less expensive choice would be the Radeon 9800.... 469 Views / 4 Replies  
A less expensive choice would be the Radeon 9800. At some point this month ATI is supposed to be dropping their prices, so that the X800 is about $399 and the 9800 Pro is $299 (I think).
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 18, 2005 at 08:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you do a search on "temperature" or "fan... 884 Views / 7 Replies  
If you do a search on "temperature" or "fan speed" at the G5 discussion forum at Apple's website you can find tons of info. Somewhere in one of those threads there's a link to a discussion site...
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 18, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
That particular feature isn't available in PPT... 501 Views / 4 Replies  
That particular feature isn't available in PPT 2004. Interestingly, if you import a powerpoint file from a PC that has enabled motion paths for graphics or text it'll animate them properly in slide...
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 18, 2005 at 04:03 PM, in Applications
I had a Quicksilver G4/867 for four years. The... 848 Views / 8 Replies  
I had a Quicksilver G4/867 for four years. The only problem I had with it was that the original 80 GB Maxtor hard drive in it got a bit flaky after two years. I bought a Western Digital drive and...
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 11, 2005 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
For the heck of it last night I called up Apple... 1,081 Views / 12 Replies  
For the heck of it last night I called up Apple Support to ask them about this noise issue. To my astonishment, the tech I was speaking with said he'd never heard about issues with G5s making noise!...
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 9, 2005 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
No problems at all. Works as advertised. 1,081 Views / 12 Replies  
No problems at all. Works as advertised.
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 8, 2005 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Also delete the Office-related preference files... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
Also delete the Office-related preference files in ~/Library/Preferences. They'll all begin with the names com.microsoft.

In fact, you might even try that first, before you go to the trouble of...
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 7, 2005 at 12:43 PM, in Applications
Burn the files/folders you need to CD or DVD,... 483 Views / 6 Replies  
Burn the files/folders you need to CD or DVD, depending on what type of optical drive you have.
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 5, 2005 at 11:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Take a look at the forums over at... 522 Views / 1 Replies  
Take a look at the forums over at www.insidemacgames.com. Much discussion there.
Posted by Boochie, on Sep 3, 2005 at 11:46 AM, in Gaming
Agreed, go dual CPU. For another $250 you're... 893 Views / 13 Replies  
Agreed, go dual CPU. For another $250 you're getting a second CPU and a much better graphics card. The hard drives are about the same size, and you could replace the combo drive with a superdrive...
Posted by Boochie, on Aug 29, 2005 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, that's awesome. Thanks! 1,700 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey, that's awesome. Thanks!
Posted by Boochie, on Aug 27, 2005 at 08:46 PM, in Gaming
Aspyr games in widescreen 1,700 Views / 10 Replies  
So I'm the happy owner of a new G5 along with a shiny new 20" widescreen monitor. I've discovered that most of the games I like -- Jedi Knight II, CoD, MoH, and Star Wars Battlefront -- don't...
Posted by Boochie, on Aug 22, 2005 at 05:41 PM, in Gaming
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