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Safari Privacy Setting 1,361 Views / 2 Replies  
This is Safari Preferences Privacy Setting, now blank.
This is a pain, being main sites but this one use to verify your machine to be able to log in....
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 13, 2012 at 05:45 PM, in Applications
Safari Preferences / privacy settings missing 1,361 Views / 2 Replies  
Rarely have issues, but this morning has been weird.

Seems to have started with Panic Attack total freeze then restart.
I grabbed shot with camera.

I was at Toucharcade reviewing iPad games...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 13, 2012 at 12:39 PM, in Applications
Most of us got the notice in the email direct... 7,818 Views / 178 Replies  
Most of us got the notice in the email direct from Apple.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 06:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I sent my iPad off with my xwife where there is... 7,818 Views / 178 Replies  
I sent my iPad off with my xwife where there is no wifi, and added active 3g, so she has access, and now a week later I kind of miss it.
I'll let her have it and get mod2.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 06:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just finished transfer between MBP & MP using... 1,842 Views / 19 Replies  
I just finished transfer between MBP & MP using FW800, and it worked slick.
But 800 cables are fairly short at 1 meter, if that's an issue.
130 GB image/video files moved in about 20 minutes.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 06:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Right, that's the one. I don't have mine handy.... 1,574 Views / 16 Replies  
Right, that's the one.
I don't have mine handy. I thought there was something odd with the 3rd audio plug.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 06:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The one that hit the hardest for me was the... 1,212 Views / 18 Replies  
The one that hit the hardest for me was the shooting at Doc Holliday's killing my best friend at her birthday party with family & friends upstairs.

I missed the event being out of town. But the...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Funny how the simplest basic functions never came... 1,164 Views / 8 Replies  
Funny how the simplest basic functions never came up.
You hear & see backup all the time, but never the 2 seconds of how cool the options really are.
This saved me big time thinking I had to...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 05:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was thinking the same on hardware. Mostly... 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
I was thinking the same on hardware.

Mostly Freeze Up.
I watch the ram 100%, and don't go past 6gb of the 8. Under 4 right now.
My thought is Hard Drive 1.
I performed a lot of clean up the...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 05:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I made note to file on this, and interesting... 1,164 Views / 8 Replies  
I made note to file on this, and interesting point on speed as well.
Thanks
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 04:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Target Disc Mode worked great using FW800 between... 1,164 Views / 8 Replies  
Target Disc Mode worked great using FW800 between them.
The link you provided to do it was also a big help.
Thanks again.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 04:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
I tried to play HL1 about 96. With earth... 1,812 Views / 29 Replies  
I tried to play HL1 about 96.
With earth shaking sound system and shaker forceback joy stick,
I almost needed therapy seeing feeling my spine ripped out and thrown out in front of me.
Never...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 01:17 AM, in Gaming
Mysterious Crashes and total freeze lock ups... 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
Mysterious Crashes
and
total freeze lock ups
started the look into console to solve it.

My log matches close to those who are having the same.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Trying to rid the console of errors. As in topic... 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
Trying to rid the console of errors. As in topic title.
One by one.
Vs entire console report.

So instead of blank question, I search google or apple to get a clue, and posted what was found....
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here's a little more. M2TS File Extension... 2,830 Views / 32 Replies  
Here's a little more.

M2TS File Extension - Open .M2TS files (http://www.fileinfo.com/extension/m2ts)
*
M2TS File Extension Video file saved in the high-definition Blu-ray BDAV format; used...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:26 PM, in Applications
Originally Posted by PhilCat Again AVCHD ... 2,830 Views / 32 Replies  
Originally Posted by PhilCat
Again
AVCHD
"""This file type is video of current camera's."""" See ZS3 model. Have 6 of them.
I don't have bluerays at this location to test your theory of their...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 08:57 PM, in Applications
I've tried opening the file in VLC through "Open... 2,830 Views / 32 Replies  
I've tried opening the file in VLC through "Open Fileā€¦" [/QUOTE]

"open through" never mentioned.
VLC running.
Go to finder / Go to AVCHD file, etc.
AVCHD was guessed by another as possibility...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 05:58 PM, in Applications
Well that didn't last long, they're back.... 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
Well that didn't last long,
they're back. Multiple stacks.

3/2/11 3:07:31 PM com.apple.syncservices.SyncServer[368]
2011-03-02 15:07:31.469 PreferenceSyncClient[390:903] Preference plist was...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had to get the same cable at Apple while on the... 1,574 Views / 16 Replies  
I had to get the same cable at Apple while on the road in Anchorage for my 13" MBP new last April.
The mid 2010 and newer models don't need it.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Success. For the repeated Preference plist was... 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
Success.
For the repeated Preference plist was NOT a dictionary messages anyway.

Explored the Utilities folder and found new software, Onyx.
Saw it had good reviews in search, and now that...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Big Mac. Must of been a deal back about... 1,164 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks Big Mac.
Must of been a deal back about 6 years when I was all PC that it needed a special cable. Glad I made that switch.
If I recall correctly, it had a From & To module in the middle of...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I thought VLC played raw AVCHD files from... 2,830 Views / 32 Replies  
I thought VLC played raw AVCHD files from previous tests. And it does.

Start VLC Player
Go to AVCHD file/ BDMV/ Stream / Open Stream/ grab and drop entire content on the player.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:26 AM, in Applications
Transfer Data between machines 1,164 Views / 8 Replies  
Is there any reason one cannot connect firewire between MBP & MacPro direct and move files?

Main external drives are at different location.
Seems a bit redundant to move files twice from...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 09:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Many Console Messages 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
Hopefully I can correct the issues little by little.

We'll start with this one- being there are tons of them in repeated groups.
PreferenceSyncClient[2302] Preference plist was NOT a dictionary....
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 01:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just curious, is it allowed to live record to... 2,063 Views / 28 Replies  
Just curious, is it allowed to live record to back up typed notes later.
With directional mic.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd probably would have to see it again, being... 1,116 Views / 34 Replies  
I'd probably would have to see it again, being there is always something missed the fist time.

It makes me wonder how much was cut from the opening scene.
I liked how the they brought the train...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 1, 2011 at 09:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't want to, but was forced in the end to... 82,997 Views / 68 Replies  
I didn't want to, but was forced in the end to update to 4.0 on the 3Gs.
Now I have issues all the time.
I never had problems with iCal, Notes before.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 1, 2011 at 08:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm sure that's true. Friends meet at the cabin... 1,650 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm sure that's true.
Friends meet at the cabin 150 miles North of metro area.

It's heavily forested and sits on a lake 30-60 ft below normal terrain.
Verizon users usually have a weak edge in...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 1, 2011 at 08:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
True, $5k if corporate is nothing, vs Ebay... 1,479 Views / 24 Replies  
True, $5k if corporate is nothing, vs Ebay purchase /sale of single device, and doubtful a deep scan of drive for no reason and cost of.

As for the wiped drive of wedding, hard to say. You could...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 1, 2011 at 06:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
To prove this accurate, my partner accidentally... 1,479 Views / 24 Replies  
To prove this accurate, my partner accidentally erased his external drive of his wedding photos.
He got them back, but the service was $500.00.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 1, 2011 at 03:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not sure where to see indexing, but it did... 1,134 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm not sure where to see indexing, but it did make me check
Spotlight preferences and uncheck everything but documents and PDF's.

Maybe that will speed things up.
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 1, 2011 at 03:07 AM, in macOS
After reviewing Thunderbolt ... 31,546 Views / 147 Replies  
After reviewing Thunderbolt (http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2011/02/thunderbolt-smokes-usb-firewire-with-10gbps-throughput.ars)it pretty much makes the current ports on a laptop obsolete.
So...
Posted by PhilCat, on Mar 1, 2011 at 02:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We cruised out of town and for the heck of it... 885 Views / 31 Replies  
We cruised out of town and for the heck of it stopped at a second hand shop.
Next thing, they are loading all what she bought.

Possible luck if not in a hurry.
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 28, 2011 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thunderbolt smokes USB, FireWire... 6,744 Views / 156 Replies  
Thunderbolt smokes USB, FireWire (http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2011/02/thunderbolt-smokes-usb-firewire-with-10gbps-throughput.ars)
Didn't realize USB3 speed over firewire, and now TB.

Iv'e...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 28, 2011 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's not hard to find used cinema displays. For... 1,160 Views / 4 Replies  
It's not hard to find used cinema displays.
For your needs, other than Apple is not cheap either.
I've tried the $300 alternates, and use them for anything but imaging.

MBP's screen is far...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 28, 2011 at 04:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Probably the quickest true result is take it to... 1,843 Views / 10 Replies  
Probably the quickest true result is take it to Apple Store.
If that's too far out of reach, then any BestBuy.

So you fire it up the first time, and get that result?
Wow.
See if you can fire up...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's where I got the two for my MacPro in the... 1,135 Views / 5 Replies  
That's where I got the two for my MacPro in the bundle pack (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/SHS222NB3/).
It's amazing how cheap these drives are.

I get all my gear from...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 28, 2011 at 11:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The yellow bookcase in the corner is not really... 885 Views / 31 Replies  
The yellow bookcase in the corner is not really functional there.

Put a square table there that both couches can share, and another one on this end of the couch.
A nice lamp on it with remote...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 28, 2011 at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iTunes, separate movie playlist? 604 Views / 0 Replies  
Guess it's not possible to create a separate movie playlist.
With 350 or so in the main list, it would stream line it if short clips,
trailers, Hm movies could reside in their own playlist.
...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 28, 2011 at 09:42 AM, in Applications
Used here as well. A block feature instead? 14,891 Views / 426 Replies  
Used here as well. A block feature instead?
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 27, 2011 at 01:28 PM, in macOS
Sticky: I think I can top the water damage volume by 2... 282,857 Views / 234 Replies  
I think I can top the water damage volume by 2 quarts.

We're at a friends cabin for the weekend two weeks ago, and no Tv in the bedroom.
We're watching movies in bed on the MBP13 new last...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
SMC Fan Control is the one I use. I should of... 3,109 Views / 45 Replies  
SMC Fan Control is the one I use.
I should of been a little more detail what temp I monitor.
Temperature Monitor v4.8 is used as well.

I picked the the memory modules being they tend to run the...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I see somewhat the same activity where a process ... 3,109 Views / 45 Replies  
I see somewhat the same activity where a process
pegs one of the cores to max with little help from the others.

I do have the dreaded spin now and then, and a new install might help.
Or a new...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Always, 5 times zones set from Melbourne to... 1,804 Views / 34 Replies  
Always,
5 times zones set from Melbourne to Sweden to know
at a glance the best time to call. It's not cool calling at 3am.

Flight arrivals.
The convertor is used all the time.

As long as...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 06:51 AM, in macOS
It's about time we get to resize the window from... 14,891 Views / 426 Replies  
It's about time we get to resize the window from any edge.
I always though that was a cheap shot from one corner only.

Try to line up multiple views for a screen shot.
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 06:36 AM, in macOS
I don't doubt that, but I'm glad it's clean and... 1,251 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't doubt that, but I'm glad it's clean and it's weird free.
I did use the Mac download scan.

This is the version used,
Sophos Anti-Virus
Product version: 7.2.4C
Threat detection engine...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 06:11 AM, in macOS
Last 2 days my MacPro was doing it, but no amount... 1,134 Views / 20 Replies  
Last 2 days my MacPro was doing it, but no amount of waiting recovered.
Take a look (http://forums.macnn.com/90/mac-os-x/433733/more-fud-from-symantec/#post4055238)
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 06:03 AM, in macOS
I completely switched to Mac, throwing in the... 1,251 Views / 9 Replies  
I completely switched to Mac, throwing in the towel to 2 PC machines 6 years ago was because of Norton and others messing with my every moment of the day.

I could be chatting with my Son in Iraq,...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 05:52 AM, in macOS
Greetings Gang. My official 2nd post. I... 7,197 Views / 320 Replies  
Greetings Gang.
My official 2nd post.

I pretty much share the same thoughts here, only in a different way.
I'm a Mac convert 6 years ago. I seriously threw in the towel.
Two PC towers went...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 26, 2011 at 02:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Greetings, and my first post. I've had my... 2,063 Views / 28 Replies  
Greetings, and my first post.

I've had my iPad for 3 months now.
I purchase air time for it when out on the road.
When iPhone is easy to tether, I'll try it.
It's a great tool on the road to...
Posted by PhilCat, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
 
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