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Well to MS's defense, they did say second half of... 1,264 Views / 10 Replies  
Well to MS's defense, they did say second half of the year.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 23, 2007 at 02:46 PM, in Applications
Good luck, but again, Apple won't do jack for you... 1,220 Views / 17 Replies  
Good luck, but again, Apple won't do jack for you as it's not their software. They may have record of purchase but they have no possible way to see where you installed it and how many times.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 22, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in Applications
Not sure what version you had purchased (10.4,... 1,018 Views / 15 Replies  
Not sure what version you had purchased (10.4, 10.4.3, 10.4.6), but the latter 2 at least came with a trial DVD. I know because I have them both, and the disc says TRIAL on it.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 22, 2007 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
You have to empty the folder first, restart, then... 1,597 Views / 16 Replies  
You have to empty the folder first, restart, then trash the folder. Works everytime.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 21, 2007 at 12:18 AM, in macOS
Mac, not MAC. 1,160 Views / 4 Replies  
Mac, not MAC.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 17, 2007 at 01:08 PM, in Applications
More compatible? Have you read the reports about... 1,379 Views / 6 Replies  
More compatible? Have you read the reports about Adobe/Symantec software not working?
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 17, 2007 at 08:16 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
That, or require Leopard. 1,018 Views / 15 Replies  
That, or require Leopard.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 16, 2007 at 10:08 PM, in Applications
Realmac Software | RapidWeaver | Powerful Website... 557 Views / 4 Replies  
Realmac Software | RapidWeaver | Powerful Website Creation for Mac (http://www.realmacsoftware.com/rapidweaver/)
MacRabbit - CSSEdit - Web 2.0 in Style (http://www.macrabbit.com/cssedit/)
Tag...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 16, 2007 at 08:28 AM, in Applications
Sorry, fail me now. 658 Views / 9 Replies  
Sorry, fail me now.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 14, 2007 at 12:05 AM, in Applications
For the Mac OS, virii will be undetected unless... 658 Views / 9 Replies  
For the Mac OS, virii will be undetected unless they are Word macro virii, which can affect Office for Mac. In that respect, if you do a lot of file transfer via Office between the computers, you...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 13, 2007 at 08:34 PM, in Applications
Mac OS X 10.3: Software Update "The update could... 549 Views / 4 Replies  
Mac OS X 10.3: Software Update "The update could not be verified and expanded" alert (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25783)
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 13, 2007 at 01:51 PM, in macOS
Poll: Sadly, yes. 1,998 Views / 96 Replies  
Sadly, yes.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 12, 2007 at 01:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you went from 10.4.4 to 10.4.8, then there... 493 Views / 3 Replies  
If you went from 10.4.4 to 10.4.8, then there will be a long delay, even a 2nd restart in the process as it updated a ton of core OS files. Hope it went smooth!
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 10, 2007 at 06:48 PM, in macOS
That's funny, considering Apple stated they... 3,657 Views / 40 Replies  
That's funny, considering Apple stated they wouldn't do virtualization with Boot Camp, leaving that to Parallels and others.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 8, 2007 at 07:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
*cough* FUTURAMA *cough* 1,254 Views / 19 Replies  
*cough* FUTURAMA *cough*
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 7, 2007 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Best of luck getting Vista at a reduced price! ... 1,517 Views / 16 Replies  
Best of luck getting Vista at a reduced price! Unless of course you meant an OEM copy ;)
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 7, 2007 at 08:10 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Nice catch. I've also noticed that when I... 836 Views / 4 Replies  
Nice catch. I've also noticed that when I updated TurboTax, the updater files all have the .exe extension as well.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 7, 2007 at 08:08 AM, in Applications
No, the only reason you'd need Boot Camp is for... 3,657 Views / 40 Replies  
No, the only reason you'd need Boot Camp is for the drivers. It's perfectly capable of booting from the XP disc and just formatting the whole drive and installing Windows. I've done it with my...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 5, 2007 at 01:59 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Another for MacJournal. It even integrates with... 1,701 Views / 7 Replies  
Another for MacJournal. It even integrates with WordPress if you have that setup on a website!
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Mar 5, 2007 at 08:32 AM, in Applications
Spymac is dying still? Just checked out the site... 1,443 Views / 31 Replies  
Spymac is dying still? Just checked out the site and oops, someone forgot to hire a designer.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really hope you don't believe the hype about... 122,073 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I really hope you don't believe the hype about Leopard being released end of next month. Apple has a few tricks up their sleeve, I'm sure.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:18 PM, in macOS
Well, the rumor sites were stating that Apple may... 2,421 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, the rumor sites were stating that Apple may release Boot Camp final to Tiger users for a small fee, much like iChat AV when it was released with Panther; Jaguar users had to pay $29.95 for it.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 25, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
SmartBackup... 498 Views / 5 Replies  
SmartBackup (http://freeridecoding.com/smartbackup/)
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 25, 2007 at 11:51 AM, in Applications
That, or too much ganja in the '60s. 2,258 Views / 50 Replies  
That, or too much ganja in the '60s.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 25, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Applications
Thanks :) 671 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks :)
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 18, 2007 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another way for angry lesbians to get back at men. 671 Views / 10 Replies  
Another way for angry lesbians to get back at men.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 17, 2007 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If it helps, my week old MBPro has this bulge... 4,047 Views / 26 Replies  
If it helps, my week old MBPro has this bulge since day 1 also. It doesn't bother me too much as I rarely notice it but it is there sadly.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 17, 2007 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How long did she let it warm up before turning it... 856 Views / 17 Replies  
How long did she let it warm up before turning it on? If this continues, you could try reinstalling the OS and see if the issues persist, or even a new user before doing anything that drastic. If...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 16, 2007 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.vladstudio.com 1,121 Views / 4 Replies  
http://www.vladstudio.com
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 15, 2007 at 09:35 PM, in GUI Customization
Considering Boot Camp utilizes live partitioning... 41,477 Views / 443 Replies  
Considering Boot Camp utilizes live partitioning and it's been a hidden feature accessed via terminal since 10.4.6, I don't see why Apple wouldn't include this with 10.5.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 15, 2007 at 11:42 AM, in macOS
Right now, I have Windows XP installed to play a... 1,120 Views / 11 Replies  
Right now, I have Windows XP installed to play a few games that I've always wanted to play. As for other software, naturally I bought the Mac version to support further development. As previously...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 15, 2007 at 08:14 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well then, they were current machines at the time... 1,811 Views / 67 Replies  
Well then, they were current machines at the time of Jobs' keynote address then, correct?
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 14, 2007 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes they did. When Aqua was introduced in 2000,... 1,811 Views / 67 Replies  
Yes they did. When Aqua was introduced in 2000, Steve said that all 'current' machines would run OS X. Current at the time of course, but still, those machines ran some variant of the Mac OS (8.6...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 14, 2007 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So again, why wait 6 months to a year for the Mac... 1,120 Views / 11 Replies  
So again, why wait 6 months to a year for the Mac version when you can get the PC version and use Boot Camp?
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 14, 2007 at 04:33 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I know what you mean. I bought Doom 3 for $20... 1,120 Views / 11 Replies  
I know what you mean. I bought Doom 3 for $20 but at the Apple store, it's still $50.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 14, 2007 at 02:38 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My understanding is that matched pairs is really... 821 Views / 12 Replies  
My understanding is that matched pairs is really beneficial to those machines with an integrated graphics chip, not so much on those with a dedicated video card due to the OS utilizing the graphics...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 14, 2007 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try this from MCE Technologies: MCE 8X DVD±R/RW... 550 Views / 4 Replies  
Try this from MCE Technologies: MCE 8X DVD±R/RW + DL "SuperDrive" Upgrade for PowerBook G4 (http://www.mcetech.com/pbg4dvdr8dl.html)
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 14, 2007 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If it was $50/year, it may be worth it. No way... 1,092 Views / 28 Replies  
If it was $50/year, it may be worth it. No way is it worth the $100/year that it is now. There used to be bonuses, like free games and software and even discounts on software, but all that's there...
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 13, 2007 at 09:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Just bought my 15" MBPro 2.33GHz on Friday :D 1,247 Views / 47 Replies  
Just bought my 15" MBPro 2.33GHz on Friday :D
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 13, 2007 at 09:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
SmartBackup... 781 Views / 14 Replies  
SmartBackup (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/15198)
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 12, 2007 at 06:20 PM, in Applications
Agreed. I went out and bought Office 2007 last... 3,881 Views / 36 Replies  
Agreed. I went out and bought Office 2007 last night and so far, it's amazing.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 12, 2007 at 12:25 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Go to your Documents folder and move the... 917 Views / 17 Replies  
Go to your Documents folder and move the Microsoft User Data folder to the trash (don't empty it yet in case you need it again later) and re-open the programs.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 11, 2007 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
Why not? Tie the iPhone in with Leopard and... 6,070 Views / 23 Replies  
Why not? Tie the iPhone in with Leopard and making it the min. OS on the Mac side is def. something Apple would do.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 10, 2007 at 09:53 AM, in macOS
With Time Machine due with Leopard, I wonder how... 835 Views / 14 Replies  
With Time Machine due with Leopard, I wonder how useful .Mac Backup will be.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 9, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Applications
Poll: Funny. Our gas was around $1.87/gal here and... 1,154 Views / 56 Replies  
Funny. Our gas was around $1.87/gal here and recently spiked back up to $2.35/gal for no reason.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 9, 2007 at 10:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As for Quicken, how in depth do you get with it? ... 907 Views / 10 Replies  
As for Quicken, how in depth do you get with it? If you do basic banking and nothing more, check out Cha-Ching (http://http://www.midnightapps.com/chaching/) and see if it will do what you want.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 9, 2007 at 10:21 AM, in Applications
Thats the default date for iCal since 2002. 6,070 Views / 23 Replies  
Thats the default date for iCal since 2002.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 8, 2007 at 03:43 PM, in macOS
Short answer, yes, but it requires you to format... 1,470 Views / 6 Replies  
Short answer, yes, but it requires you to format and reinstall the OS.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 7, 2007 at 05:42 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes but the official last day of Spring is June... 122,073 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Yes but the official last day of Spring is June 20 so Apple may wait until June to release it.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 7, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in macOS
Who said they still won't demo new features... 550 Views / 9 Replies  
Who said they still won't demo new features before it's released? Steve could hold another media event between now and June.
Posted by Philip J. Fry, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:55 AM, in macOS
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