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The advice above - to take a new AE and first... 7,533 Views / 14 Replies  
The advice above - to take a new AE and first configure it for Ethernet THAN restart airport utility and reconfig for wireless. I did this and had it set up in 5 minutes. This was the ONLY way I...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 13, 2009 at 09:53 PM, in Networking
I have two internal drives, the 250 that shipped... 277 Views / 4 Replies  
I have two internal drives, the 250 that shipped and a 170 that I added and "blessed" as the boot drive. The boot drive is filling up but my thinking is to leave it to host OSX and move all docs...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 1, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in Mac OS X
I want an OS X Boot Drive + an Apps and Docs Drive? 277 Views / 4 Replies  
I have two drives in my MBP a fast 170GB Baracuda drive and the 250GB that the MBP shipped with and my question is this:

Now that my 170GB is filling up I would like to have it just be for OSX and...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 1, 2008 at 06:12 PM, in Mac OS X
no - POP3 I'm toast 304 Views / 4 Replies  
no - POP3 I'm toast
Posted by Podolsky, on May 23, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in Applications
Can I move my mail from Entourage to Outlook Express on a PC? 304 Views / 4 Replies  
Can I move (export) my mail from Entourage and import it into Outlook Express on a PC?
Posted by Podolsky, on May 23, 2008 at 05:45 PM, in Applications
That sounds like a no - but does anyone know for... 502 Views / 8 Replies  
That sounds like a no - but does anyone know for sure whether you can run Classic on an Intel Mac?
Posted by Podolsky, on Apr 18, 2008 at 10:51 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I can do that. Will the Classic in tiger run on... 502 Views / 8 Replies  
I can do that. Will the Classic in tiger run on Intel-based Macs?
Posted by Podolsky, on Apr 18, 2008 at 04:13 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I Need to Run a Classic App 502 Views / 8 Replies  
I have an old OS9 native application that I need to demo for someone. Unfortunately, I don't have any machines that run OS9 or a version of OSX that still supports Classic. What are my options?
...
Posted by Podolsky, on Apr 18, 2008 at 11:01 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I can't believe you are all falling for the... 3,375 Views / 37 Replies  
I can't believe you are all falling for the post............
Posted by Podolsky, on Apr 11, 2008 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
My ultra portable is a Panasonic Toughbook CF19... 7,229 Views / 251 Replies  
My ultra portable is a Panasonic Toughbook CF19 tablet version - that is one feature-packed and portable laptop. All my other computers are Macs but that puppy is my favorite travel companion! How...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 16, 2008 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was hoping for somethng smaller actually, a bit... 7,229 Views / 251 Replies  
I was hoping for somethng smaller actually, a bit more durable, touch screen and generally more iPhone/iTouch lineage. But this just looks like a Mac Book "light" and I was looking for a iTouch...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 15, 2008 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great advice was given, I have nothing major to... 681 Views / 10 Replies  
Great advice was given, I have nothing major to add except that i recently bought a refured Mac Pro and it cam with 2 extra gigs of ram - all tolled, I saved $700 off what the same exact machine...
Posted by Podolsky, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know this is more than you want to spend but I... 1,877 Views / 69 Replies  
I know this is more than you want to spend but I just snapped up an Apple refurbed Mac Pro 2.66 for $2,200 and I am thrilled! It came with an extra gig of ram. I have bought refurbed belfore and...
Posted by Podolsky, on Oct 8, 2007 at 09:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
you are very kind - seriously thank you. Okay,... 484 Views / 4 Replies  
you are very kind - seriously thank you. Okay, maybe i am not the search maestro that you are - I was in the moment - brand new Mac Pro and first search yielded bogus random links. Your first link...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 25, 2007 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
duh.......i did that and got zippo. Found this... 484 Views / 4 Replies  
duh.......i did that and got zippo. Found this site: How To: Installing an Airport Extreme Card in an Intel Mac Pro By Earl Moore Meandering Passage...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 25, 2007 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
How, where to install Aiport Extreme and Bluetooth Cards in Mac Pro?? 484 Views / 4 Replies  
I could use a quick turnaround on this answer - I SO WANT TO FIRE THIS PUPPY UP!!
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 25, 2007 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
don't wait. get it now, buy leopard and you will... 524 Views / 4 Replies  
don't wait. get it now, buy leopard and you will have the disks. refurbs in the past have lagged behind os releases. they won't show up with leopard till after the release - how long is impossible...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 22, 2007 at 11:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh, definitely got to figure out which apple... 1,298 Views / 48 Replies  
Oh, definitely got to figure out which apple product has the Smallest Profit Margins for Apple, buy that and try do to my Very Best to really stick it to Apple and Jobs for really ripping off us...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 16, 2007 at 08:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have two iPhones both bought at local AT$T... 522 Views / 2 Replies  
I have two iPhones both bought at local AT$T store. For the one I bought last week, they have refunded me $200. For the one bought last month they told me that that was out of the range. I offered...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
AT$T just reimbursed me! by reducing my next bill... 4,371 Views / 151 Replies  
AT$T just reimbursed me! by reducing my next bill $200 for the iPhone I bought last week. The OTHER iPhone I bought last month is a bit more complicated. I told them that if they will bill me back...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I find the 8 just a fine size. Forces me to... 9,920 Views / 12 Replies  
I find the 8 just a fine size. Forces me to choose my music a bit more carefully which means a better list. I have a couple of movies including Stepping into Liquid which is super way to show folks...
Posted by Podolsky, on Sep 3, 2007 at 05:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is called "burn in" and actually helps to... 599 Views / 8 Replies  
This is called "burn in" and actually helps to "seat" all components and speed up your cpu. I am heading out to my car now!
Posted by Podolsky, on Jun 24, 2007 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Same exact thing here on my first reboot. But,... 21,325 Views / 244 Replies  
Same exact thing here on my first reboot. But, interesting difference here - fireworks were over Paris not Sydney......
Posted by Podolsky, on Mar 15, 2007 at 07:50 AM, in Mac OS X
It is a logical extension of a very (the best... 15,035 Views / 115 Replies  
It is a logical extension of a very (the best ever?) successful line of portable computers. The current line does not exploit all the advances that have occurred in the last 2 years in flat screens,...
Posted by Podolsky, on Dec 5, 2006 at 07:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You are probably right but if sales of the 17 get... 2,777 Views / 20 Replies  
You are probably right but if sales of the 17 get slow they could do all kinds of things to give it a boost including something purely cosmetic like color.
Posted by Podolsky, on Nov 25, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
oh - how rude of me - CONGRATULATIONS on your new... 2,777 Views / 20 Replies  
oh - how rude of me - CONGRATULATIONS on your new 17. I bet you love it. Enjoy it.
Posted by Podolsky, on Nov 24, 2006 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Any rumors if and when the 17 may come in black? ... 2,777 Views / 20 Replies  
Any rumors if and when the 17 may come in black? I have a silver one. I want a black one.
Posted by Podolsky, on Nov 24, 2006 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 3 kids grew our of your Prius which I have... 1,770 Views / 51 Replies  
My 3 kids grew our of your Prius which I have owned for 5 years (two different models) so this month I bought the fj Cruiser and really love it. Sure, I pay more, a lot more, for gas but I can haul...
Posted by Podolsky, on Nov 16, 2006 at 08:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I should have said basic or stock model rather... 12,680 Views / 131 Replies  
I should have said basic or stock model rather entry level - but my main point was that the 15 is acually very good value (biggest bang for the buck) for anyone who doesn't really need the extra...
Posted by Podolsky, on Oct 25, 2006 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The entry level 15 costs 30% less than the entry... 12,680 Views / 131 Replies  
The entry level 15 costs 30% less than the entry level 17. Yes, the 17 has more ram, bigger screen but the chip speed is only 7% faster. Anyhoot, I don't think that adds up to anywhere near $800 of...
Posted by Podolsky, on Oct 24, 2006 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
While I have not seen this distinction discussed... 4,446 Views / 41 Replies  
While I have not seen this distinction discussed - I always thought revision applied to the case and not to the motherboard and internal layout per se. If you look at the 17' PowerBook they have...
Posted by Podolsky, on Aug 12, 2006 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Someone could check this but I don't think there... 4,446 Views / 41 Replies  
Someone could check this but I don't think there have been to many big laptop announcements at WWDC. The reason is that developers are a huge consumers of desktop Macs. Sure, everyone has a laptop...
Posted by Podolsky, on Aug 8, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Mac Pro? - I guess I am done with desktops 758 Views / 3 Replies  
I have had desktop Macs since the early 80's but lately I have been using a 17 inch Powerbook + 23 inch cinema display and waiting for the Mac Pro announced today. But truth is, now that it is out...
Posted by Podolsky, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Go to the Display pref panel and check the Color... 416 Views / 4 Replies  
Go to the Display pref panel and check the Color tab and be sure "Cinema HD" is selected. That is the default for the cinema display.
Posted by Podolsky, on Aug 4, 2006 at 09:32 AM, in Mac OS X
carbon fiber - its coming. 3,947 Views / 56 Replies  
carbon fiber - its coming.
Posted by Podolsky, on Jun 16, 2006 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I started out waiting for the 120GB, 7200RPM but... 1,742 Views / 21 Replies  
I started out waiting for the 120GB, 7200RPM but after two weeks I got itchy and went for the 100. My 80 was giving me problems, hadn't entirely failed just reported bad blocks that wouldn't...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jun 4, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
7200RPM drive - EXCELLENT upgrade 1,742 Views / 21 Replies  
I have 17" PB 1.33 and it was beginning to feel a bit pokey. Than, my 5400RPM HD failed and I took the replacement that Apple sent me under AppleCare and put it an external exclosure and put a 100GB...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jun 2, 2006 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just visited the FABULOUS Apple Store in 5th... 598 Views / 10 Replies  
I just visited the FABULOUS Apple Store in 5th Ave. in NY and got to play with all the new books. The MacBook pro series have real-world speed performance that is very noticably faster than the...
Posted by Podolsky, on May 29, 2006 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just curious but I have a 1.33 G4 17" and I am... 3,783 Views / 51 Replies  
Just curious but I have a 1.33 G4 17" and I am definitely waiting for one or two revisions to upgrade to the MBPRO 17. Why with a late gen 1.67 are you willing to put up with the wait for a first...
Posted by Podolsky, on May 13, 2006 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks to all who chimed in. I would love a 160... 543 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks to all who chimed in. I would love a 160 in my 17 incher. If I had that, I wouldn't need another computer for years! I use my 17" with a 23" monitor and it works great for me right now. I...
Posted by Podolsky, on Mar 19, 2006 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
When is a disk full and what can one do? 543 Views / 6 Replies  
My PowerBook 80 GB drive has 5.6 GB available. Is this enough for OSX? How much "room" do I have left if any? I have dumped so old large files and backed everything up...... And while I would...
Posted by Podolsky, on Mar 17, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in Mac OS X
I bought the refurbed 2.7 two weeks ago and... 888 Views / 10 Replies  
I bought the refurbed 2.7 two weeks ago and returned it 5 days later. In the five days, I loved it, really loved. It was quite and fast and sweet. Came with more ram and bigger hard drive than...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 21, 2006 at 04:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay. Does the MacBooks have a code name yet? 4,164 Views / 95 Replies  
Okay. Does the MacBooks have a code name yet?
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 19, 2006 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, and Pismo was a good name right? 4,164 Views / 95 Replies  
Oh, and Pismo was a good name right?
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 19, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In this order: 1. my blue Prius 2. my... 1,156 Views / 38 Replies  
In this order:

1. my blue Prius
2. my PowerBook 17"
3. 23" cinema display
4. my Nokia 6620
5. my sony S3 camera
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 16, 2006 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Try leaving your iPod connected/charging for a... 1,858 Views / 9 Replies  
Try leaving your iPod connected/charging for a while before you give up. If your battery is real low it can take a while for Finder/iTunes to recognize it. If you have a lot of USB devices try...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 15, 2006 at 08:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If your iPod battery is really low you sometimes... 1,858 Views / 9 Replies  
If your iPod battery is really low you sometimes need to leave it connected/charging for a while before Finder/iTunes picks it up. This is especially true if you have a lot of USB devices competing...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 15, 2006 at 08:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Refurbed equipment is always sold as-is and does... 2,165 Views / 39 Replies  
Refurbed equipment is always sold as-is and does not allow for BTO. However, it just so happened that Apple shipped me a BTO refurbed. I called after 7 days and was given an RMA instantly. I am...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 15, 2006 at 08:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Some good points are made here but I am still... 2,165 Views / 39 Replies  
Some good points are made here but I am still going to return the dual 2.7. Apple is going to come out with more new Macs in the next 6-9 months it is going to make our heads spin. With the ram and...
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 15, 2006 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Whadyaknow! Imagine that! Think of it! I have... 1,690 Views / 81 Replies  
Whadyaknow! Imagine that! Think of it! I have been here since what? October 1999 and I never noticed that before?

I can't thank you enough!
Posted by Podolsky, on Jan 12, 2006 at 03:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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