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First, check to see if there is a "Managed... 802 Views / 7 Replies  
First, check to see if there is a "Managed Preferences" folder in your Library folder. If so, delete that (which may require an administrator password) and reboot. That should take care of the...
Posted by Finrock, on Oct 7, 2007 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is one possible reason why Apple didn't let... 604 Views / 11 Replies  
Here is one possible reason why Apple didn't let users use Daschode asn the SDK. If Apple limits "apps" to AJAX, they can limit the amount of CPU time, network and memory utilization from Safari. One...
Posted by Finrock, on Jun 16, 2007 at 06:31 PM, in Developer Center
iWeb stores your project in this file: ... 886 Views / 4 Replies  
iWeb stores your project in this file:

~/Library/Application Support/iWeb/Domain.sites

If you move this file from your previous Mac to your new Mac, you should be able to launch iWeb and...
Posted by Finrock, on Dec 21, 2006 at 08:06 AM, in Applications
Flip4Mac: Flip4Mac WMV Player 2.1 - MacUpdate... 602 Views / 3 Replies  
Flip4Mac: Flip4Mac WMV Player 2.1 - MacUpdate (http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/17787)

Install it and most Windows Media clips without DRM will play in QuickTime. It works quite well!

-Finrock
Posted by Finrock, on Nov 20, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Applications
I agree. Bring back the rounded front! 878 Views / 12 Replies  
I agree. Bring back the rounded front!
Posted by Finrock, on Nov 17, 2006 at 10:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've run with the following iPods: 1G, 3G, 4G,... 4,041 Views / 23 Replies  
I've run with the following iPods: 1G, 3G, 4G, 5G. None of them have ever given me problems. I ran a marathon with the 1G, and two half marathons with the 5G.

That being said, I still can't wait...
Posted by Finrock, on Oct 30, 2006 at 09:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FWIW, I do my Mac OS X Application development on... 703 Views / 8 Replies  
FWIW, I do my Mac OS X Application development on a plain old MacBook. In fact, I usually keep my projects on USB flash drive and sometimes work on them on my iMac G5. As long as the version of...
Posted by Finrock, on Oct 17, 2006 at 06:56 AM, in Developer Center
I saw this on one of our MacBooks this morning. I... 606 Views / 3 Replies  
I saw this on one of our MacBooks this morning. I haven't been able to get my hands on the machine to do some tests, but my other tech said resetting the PMU seemed to do the trick.

I will report...
Posted by Finrock, on Oct 4, 2006 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I've run OS X Server on an iBook and G4... 632 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, I've run OS X Server on an iBook and G4 iMacs before. It will run fine, provided you keep in mind what kind of hardware you are running it on (ie. serving files off of a laptop hard drive isn't...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 28, 2006 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine finally shipped as well. I ordered on... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Mine finally shipped as well. I ordered on January 13th, the original ship date was 2/24, then 3/6, then 3/14, which is when it shipped.

Now instead of refreshing the Apple Order Status page I...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, the whole "the wait for a CTO is longer" is... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
No, the whole "the wait for a CTO is longer" is not true. I've ordered many brand new Apple products CTO (Titanium PowerBook G4/500, iMac G5) the week they were released and they shipped the same...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 9, 2006 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, thanks Rumz. I must have glanced right over... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Yeah, thanks Rumz. I must have glanced right over that. Thats good to know. I'm still semi-disappoined, though. Its been almost two months since my order was placed. It is par for the course, though....
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 9, 2006 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hmp: The lovely delayed shipment notifications... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
hmp: The lovely delayed shipment notifications that I've received, twice now, from Apple always seem to come around 5am EST. Did you get one or did yours actually ship?

Has ANYONE received any EDU...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 9, 2006 at 08:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, mine is an educational purchase order. I... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Yes, mine is an educational purchase order. I ordered three iBooks the same day and got them within a matter of days. I was thinking of e-mailing my Apple rep but I feel like it is a moot point. I'm...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 7, 2006 at 09:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I knew it! Here's the e-mail I just got... ... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I knew it! Here's the e-mail I just got...

"Due to an unexpected delay, we are unable to ship the following item(s) by the date that you were recently quoted: Z0DF, MBPRO 15/2.0 CTO will now ship...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 7, 2006 at 06:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm still waiting for mine to ship. "Estimated... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I'm still waiting for mine to ship. "Estimated ship by: Mar 6, 2006". I ordered on the 13th of January.

I have a feeling I'm gonna get another one of the dreaded e-mails from Apple tonight, like...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 6, 2006 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered mine on January 13th along with three... 95,882 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I ordered mine on January 13th along with three iBooks. The iBooks shipped weeks ago, but my ship date keeps getting pushed back. First it was Feb 24th, now it is March 6th. I'm not holding my...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 3, 2006 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've used my Quad for 2-3 months now with no... 1,239 Views / 13 Replies  
I've used my Quad for 2-3 months now with no problems whatsoever. I'm just about ready to put it into production as a document and backup server.
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 28, 2006 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh, I totally agree. I left mine at 2.0. I should... 2,430 Views / 32 Replies  
Oh, I totally agree. I left mine at 2.0. I should have gone for the faster HD, though.
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 19, 2006 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dell is charging $400 for the same bump (from... 2,430 Views / 32 Replies  
Dell is charging $400 for the same bump (from 2.00 to 2.16 GHz) on the same processor (Core Duo).

-Finrock
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 19, 2006 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been buying ram from them exclusively for... 842 Views / 9 Replies  
I've been buying ram from them exclusively for five or six years now. Once they shipped me the wrong chip, back in 1999 or 2000, but they quickly corrected the mistake. I've never had any problems...
Posted by Finrock, on Jun 25, 2005 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
GarageBand seems like the obvious choice here if... 986 Views / 10 Replies  
GarageBand seems like the obvious choice here if your machine supports it. Its easy, inexpensive, and offers quite a lot of flexibility. In fact, all of the podcasts at my web site have been done in...
Posted by Finrock, on Jun 18, 2005 at 09:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The exact same thing happened to me last fall,... 1,461 Views / 17 Replies  
The exact same thing happened to me last fall, and Little Snitch saved me. I was slightly paranoid, but since my test account wasn't an admin account I was fairly sure that no data was compromised.
...
Posted by Finrock, on May 23, 2005 at 07:26 AM, in macOS
I use the expert setting. I have it export to... 771 Views / 4 Replies  
I use the expert setting. I have it export to QuickTime movie and use the MPEG4 codecs. You can play around with how much bandwidth to use and come up with a setting or two that fits your needs.
...
Posted by Finrock, on Apr 20, 2005 at 08:08 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I should have a preliminary version this weekend.... 667 Views / 5 Replies  
I should have a preliminary version this weekend. E-mail me if you are still interested. I'll make it available for all to download for free.

-Finrock
Posted by Finrock, on Apr 20, 2005 at 08:02 AM, in Developer Center
I suppose I could be coerced into writing... 667 Views / 5 Replies  
I suppose I could be coerced into writing something like that. I've been meaning to get around to writing one for my site, but I've been distracted lately. If you'd like to discuss feel free to...
Posted by Finrock, on Apr 16, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Developer Center
It would be pretty easy, from a perl standpoint.... 667 Views / 5 Replies  
It would be pretty easy, from a perl standpoint. You could read the directory and only put the files you want into the array. From there, you could have the script read each file in the array and...
Posted by Finrock, on Apr 15, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in Developer Center
I had a similar problem that I believe was... 855 Views / 11 Replies  
I had a similar problem that I believe was resolved by one of the following things:

1. Repairing permissions
2. Making sure there is enough available disk space
3. Cleaning out the /tmp...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 11, 2005 at 12:04 PM, in Applications
iMovie HD now stores everything inside the... 439 Views / 2 Replies  
iMovie HD now stores everything inside the project file, which is actually a package. If you right-click (or ctrl-click) the movie project and select "Show package contents" you will be able to find...
Posted by Finrock, on Mar 8, 2005 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
I'm doing the same thing. I've been writing... 1,245 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm doing the same thing. I've been writing simple web apps (blog engine, web forum, poll generator) in perl and have a few ideas for some OS X applications.

I bought the book "Learn C on the...
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 18, 2005 at 10:27 AM, in Developer Center
Yeah, it looks sweet! I've been using Transmit... 2,229 Views / 45 Replies  
Yeah, it looks sweet! I've been using Transmit for a long time now, I'll gladly pay the $18 upgrade for the new version.

I'll report back later tonight, or as soon as I can purchase the upgrade.
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 16, 2005 at 04:40 PM, in Applications
Yes, I've run it. It is painfully slow, even with... 610 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, I've run it. It is painfully slow, even with the most simple of tracks. Don't expect to really be able to use it, not even on a G5.

Sorry :(
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 16, 2005 at 04:13 PM, in Applications
Yes, I've noticed it. Performance in Pages is one... 820 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, I've noticed it. Performance in Pages is one of the reasons I've been so hesitant to start using it more than Word. I use it on two machines, an iBook G4/1GHz and my iMac G5/1.8, and it only is...
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 16, 2005 at 04:12 PM, in Applications
The iMac G5 is by far the best computer I have... 2,927 Views / 30 Replies  
The iMac G5 is by far the best computer I have ever owned. I consider myself a power user and put my Macs through a lot of abuse. This one has never, ever felt slow to me.

Of course, I did put 2GB...
Posted by Finrock, on Feb 12, 2005 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
I made the switch to Adium for the same reason:... 931 Views / 11 Replies  
I made the switch to Adium for the same reason: tabs. I also really like the customization that Adium allows, I have the coolest looking buddy list now!
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 30, 2005 at 09:10 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply! I decided to "rebuild" the... 627 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the reply! I decided to "rebuild" the library by holding down option+Apple when iPhoto is launched. It took a while, but things seem a little bit better now. Still not what I expect on my...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 30, 2005 at 04:34 PM, in Applications
I'm having similar issues. My library (8000 pics)... 806 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm having similar issues. My library (8000 pics) seems incredibly slow and uses a ton of CPU time on my iMac G5 with 2GB ram. The same slowness issues persist in a brand new user account with only a...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 30, 2005 at 04:05 PM, in Applications
kcmac, in what aspects does iPhoto5 seem faster?... 627 Views / 7 Replies  
kcmac, in what aspects does iPhoto5 seem faster? It feels very sluggish to me on my iMac 1.8/2GB. How many photos are in your library?
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 30, 2005 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
It really depends on the speed of your card. For... 553 Views / 3 Replies  
It really depends on the speed of your card. For low-speed CF cards, the FireWire reader didn't give me much of an advantage, but for my new high-speed card it sure is and advantage over USB.
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 09:43 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The 4 key is right next to the 5 key on my... 1,314 Views / 16 Replies  
The 4 key is right next to the 5 key on my keyboard, and I know I've hit the wrong key by accident a few times. I'd be glad to be proved wrong, but I think the consensus is that we won't see one for...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When I put a new HD in my machine and reinstalled... 438 Views / 1 Replies  
When I put a new HD in my machine and reinstalled Mac OS X, iTunes told me my machine was not authorized to play my purchased music. So if I were you, I would de-authorize my computer before you put...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 09:38 PM, in Applications
Not to sound like a jerk, but would you rather... 602 Views / 4 Replies  
Not to sound like a jerk, but would you rather they not update it so soon after its release? I'm just glad they did update it. I'd much rather bugs be fixed than Apple wait because it doesn't want to...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 09:36 PM, in Applications
I'm going to dump some old 4-track cassettes to... 725 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm going to dump some old 4-track cassettes to HD tonight, I'll use GarageBand 2 and see just how bad these alleged issues are.
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 09:34 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the follow-up! I was pretty sure I had... 524 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the follow-up! I was pretty sure I had done that before, I just wasn't in front of my iMac to check last night.
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 10:04 AM, in Applications
Ganesha, that is actually a midi (software... 880 Views / 5 Replies  
Ganesha, that is actually a midi (software instrument) track that it is turning into notation for you. I think what they were asking is if it provided notation for a recorded guitar or vocals or...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 03:31 AM, in Applications
There is a "GarageBand Getting Started" PDF file... 422 Views / 1 Replies  
There is a "GarageBand Getting Started" PDF file that is installed with GarageBand 2. It is hidden though, you can find it here:

/library/documentation/applications/garageband/

Perhaps this...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 03:29 AM, in Applications
When you create an iMovie in iMovie 4 or iMovie... 524 Views / 3 Replies  
When you create an iMovie in iMovie 4 or iMovie HD it creates a "reference movie" in the folder where your iMovie document exists. Drag this into iDVD. I don't know if that will work, I haven't tried...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 03:26 AM, in Applications
Strange, I have had absolutely no problems in... 725 Views / 8 Replies  
Strange, I have had absolutely no problems in GarageBand 2. In fact, I have found it to perform flawlessly on my iMac G5/2GB. I managed to crank out a sweet little waltz using the orchestral software...
Posted by Finrock, on Jan 27, 2005 at 03:19 AM, in Applications
I've been running my 1.8 GHz 20" iMac G5... 837 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been running my 1.8 GHz 20" iMac G5 (2GB/250/BT) non-stop on the "Highest" processor setting non-stop since I took delivery on September 29th. No problems here!
Posted by Finrock, on Dec 14, 2004 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
The sound on the new iMac G5 is vastly superior... 644 Views / 3 Replies  
The sound on the new iMac G5 is vastly superior to any iBook or iMac G3/G4. It is the first iMac to offer 24-bit 96khz sound with optical digital out. More information can be found here:
...
Posted by Finrock, on Dec 1, 2004 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
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