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The should have called it Mac OS X Barstow since... 1,409 Views / 8 Replies  
The should have called it Mac OS X Barstow since it's flat and ugly.
Posted by Trygve, on Jun 2, 2014 at 08:48 PM, in Mac News
OSX Disc part number 17" MBP Early 2011 849 Views / 2 Replies  
I am trying to find a set of discs that came with the 17" MacBook Pro (Early 2011)

2.3GHz Intel Core i7 Quad-Core, AMD Radeon HD 6750M 1GB GPU

The best I can google seem to be for a 15" of the...
Posted by Trygve, on Nov 9, 2011 at 05:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Really? It is not officially supported and I'd be... 821 Views / 5 Replies  
Really? It is not officially supported and I'd be wary of releasing code built that way.
Posted by Trygve, on Nov 8, 2011 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP17 Late 2011 w/Snow Leopard 821 Views / 5 Replies  
I am considering buying a new MBP17, Late 2011 (the current model) and want to run Snow Leopard. Will it work? I know it would on the previous model (released in April 2011), but what about these new...
Posted by Trygve, on Nov 8, 2011 at 08:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Mauritius is nowhere near North Africa... it is a... 2,165 Views / 54 Replies  
Mauritius is nowhere near North Africa... it is a small island east of Madagascar and is ethnically Chinese and Indian. Maybe you are thinking of Mauritania?
Posted by Trygve, on Apr 23, 2011 at 07:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yup - but I have been to the Seychelles and... 2,165 Views / 54 Replies  
Yup - but I have been to the Seychelles and Mauritius... about as close as you can get while still being on land.

Also been to Scotland and New Zealand which are quite a ways apart.
Posted by Trygve, on Apr 16, 2011 at 03:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Need user with i5/i7 MBP and 24" LED Cinema Display 555 Views / 0 Replies  
I am not sure where to put this, but we have not had luck through our own site or our FaceBook page.

We are the developers of EarthDesk and are looking for anyone who is running a new MacBook Pro...
Posted by Trygve, on Sep 23, 2010 at 07:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
YouTube and Flash Upgrade 773 Views / 4 Replies  
YouTube keeps asking me to upgrade Flash but will display the video ok if I refresh the page. I have downloaded and installed Flash 10 and restarted the machine. No change.

Any ideas?
Posted by Trygve, on Apr 16, 2010 at 04:29 PM, in Applications
When I lived in the US, I asked about getting BBC... 884 Views / 28 Replies  
When I lived in the US, I asked about getting BBC World and Al Jazeera... the cable company had never heard of either one. :confused: So for more than 5 years, I simply didn't have TV... no loss as...
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 12, 2010 at 10:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
video clip management tool 362 Views / 0 Replies  
I am looking for an app to manage a few thousand video clips in various formats (QT, AVI, Divx etc). It should be able be like iTunes for video clips... any ideas?
Posted by Trygve, on Dec 25, 2009 at 10:02 AM, in Applications
Sorry - I was clear as mud. ;) I have not... 3,510 Views / 168 Replies  
Sorry - I was clear as mud. ;)

I have not needed to file any claims, which makes me wonder why every insurance company in my old US state though it too risky to cover me and simply refused to...
Posted by Trygve, on Nov 3, 2009 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am in a similar situation, though not disabled... 3,510 Views / 168 Replies  
I am in a similar situation, though not disabled (touch wood). I have a pre-existing condition (since I was born) and all told have had two very minor surgeries related to it in the last 30 years....
Posted by Trygve, on Nov 3, 2009 at 05:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a pre-existing condition and was declined... 643 Views / 26 Replies  
I have a pre-existing condition and was declined by every insurer licensed in my state, so I moved my family and business out of the USA. I was able to buy private insurance from a UK company that is...
Posted by Trygve, on Nov 3, 2009 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. Tow displays. built in 17" 1920x1200 and... 744 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes. Tow displays. built in 17" 1920x1200 and external 30" cinema 2560x1600. Flickers on the 30", not on the 17".

Under 10.5 there is no flicker but sometimes I get weird blue and green pixels...
Posted by Trygve, on Oct 5, 2009 at 04:05 AM, in macOS
Flicker in large black areas on 10.6 744 Views / 2 Replies  
MacBook Pro 2.6 (pre-unibody), Apple 30" Cinema.

Since upgrading to 10.6, I am getting odd colored flicker, lines, pixels etc in large area of black on my 30" Cinema. Booting from a 10.5 fixes it....
Posted by Trygve, on Oct 2, 2009 at 01:18 AM, in macOS
I'm the developer of EarthDesk. We've seen no... 2,243 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm the developer of EarthDesk. We've seen no other reports of this and I can't imagine where it would try to alloc 3GB. We do use mmap, but only in one place and for a hard coded size of...
Posted by Trygve, on Jul 6, 2009 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
256GB SSD vs 320GB HD 2,683 Views / 16 Replies  
Any comments on the new 256gb SSDs? I am thinking of getting a new 13" MBP to go backpacking around the world with. Looking for comments on speed, battery life, reliability etc. Looking for a very...
Posted by Trygve, on Jun 12, 2009 at 05:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I believe it does. 2,772 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, I believe it does.
Posted by Trygve, on Apr 19, 2009 at 01:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
HP M2727 Network Scan 2,772 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an Airport Base Station and an Airport Express. On the Airport Express USB is an HP M2727nf multi-function printer. I can print to it wirelessly from any device on the network, but I can't...
Posted by Trygve, on Apr 19, 2009 at 01:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Change the 30" Cinema Cable? It doesn't seem like... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
Change the 30" Cinema Cable? It doesn't seem like a cable since sleep fixes it and flexing the cable does nothing.
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 21, 2009 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So it has been doing this every few days. It just... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
So it has been doing this every few days. It just did it again, and I ran TechTools on it and the RAM and VRAM passed. When TechTools filled the screen, there was no green or blue pixel weirdness,...
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 12, 2009 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks C.W.... There was a message that was old... 657 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks C.W.... There was a message that was old but oddly, not in any folder - it was an orphan. I verified and rebuilt the database after deleting it.
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 7, 2009 at 08:31 PM, in Applications
Entourage Inbox shows 1 unread msg 657 Views / 3 Replies  
My Entourage 2008 inbox shows 1 unread message although there are none. I have rebuilt and compacted the database and restarted the Mac. In the past a restart cleared this.

Ideas?
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 7, 2009 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
Why would a restart fix it then? When it happens,... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
Why would a restart fix it then? When it happens, a restart cures it for days. The machine is never turned off.
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 3, 2009 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This happens only on the external display, which... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
This happens only on the external display, which is a 30" cinema display. Normally it is 2560x1600, but changing the resolution does not change the shape of the green pixel stuff - it just scales the...
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 3, 2009 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It happened again just now. Turning on mirroring... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
It happened again just now. Turning on mirroring or changing the resolution do nothing. Restarting does cure it. In Console, I see:

3/3/09 12:08:19 AM...
Posted by Trygve, on Mar 2, 2009 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Green pixel waves on external display. 719 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a Late 2008 MacBook Pro 17 (the last to be DVI-based). 2.66GHz, 4GB, 320HD, HiRes Matte Display. I have it hooked to a 30" Apple Cinema Display.

The effect I am seeing has happened 3 times....
Posted by Trygve, on Feb 27, 2009 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When American auto manufacturers start making... 1,894 Views / 58 Replies  
When American auto manufacturers start making quality vehicles, maybe I'll buy one, but for now you could not pay me to take one of these off your hands.
Posted by Trygve, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I do software development and normally keep them... 3,078 Views / 53 Replies  
I do software development and normally keep them 2 years. Right now I have a 17" (late 2008), a 17" 2.33 (purchased January 2007), and a 15" Unibody. I'll keep the extra 17" for testing with Snow...
Posted by Trygve, on Feb 14, 2009 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't use TurboTax, let alone do things myself.... 1,072 Views / 49 Replies  
I don't use TurboTax, let alone do things myself. I pay a professional to do it and it costs me over $1,000 a year. Of course I have a personal return, company (one US, one foreign) returns and a...
Posted by Trygve, on Jan 31, 2009 at 05:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.shaggymac.com/ I've had these for... 671 Views / 10 Replies  
http://www.shaggymac.com/

I've had these for all my laptops... great products.
Posted by Trygve, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iTunes Plus, but not after adding to cart 339 Views / 0 Replies  
Track: Downtown Train
Artist: Rod Stewart
Album: The Definitive Rod Stewart (Deluxe Version)

If you search for this on the store it shows it as iTunes Plus, but after adding it to the cart it is...
Posted by Trygve, on Jan 18, 2009 at 04:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You could move to D.R. Congo and get a screaming... 806 Views / 39 Replies  
You could move to D.R. Congo and get a screaming fast 33.6kbps connection.
Posted by Trygve, on Jan 15, 2009 at 12:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MiniDisplayPort to Dual Link DVI... problems or not? 514 Views / 4 Replies  
The reviews of the Mini DisplayPort to Dual Link DVI adapter are terrible with reports of it dropping out frequently.

Anyone here have a good experience with it on a 30" Cinema?

I have the...
Posted by Trygve, on Jan 6, 2009 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New 17" but have one on order - what happens? 365 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 17" MBP on order (2.6GHz, Matte screen). I want this one for the Matte screen and because it hooks to my 30" Cinema without a wonky adapter that is getting terrible reviews.

So will I get...
Posted by Trygve, on Jan 6, 2009 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No major changes, but certainly more caution... 833 Views / 42 Replies  
No major changes, but certainly more caution during these times. We always have saved a lot for a rainy day.

We are seeing a strong surge in the USD which has helped things here, but is not good...
Posted by Trygve, on Oct 22, 2008 at 03:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Once you plug in the USB from the Cinema Display,... 1,043 Views / 48 Replies  
Once you plug in the USB from the Cinema Display, you have ZERO USB ports on the laptop - only the two on the big display, one of which is used for the keyboard.

In the end, you have one available...
Posted by Trygve, on Oct 20, 2008 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DisplayPort to DualDVI for 23 & 30? 1,043 Views / 48 Replies  
I have both 23" and 30" Cinema displays. Can I get a MacBook Pro with DisplayPort-to-DualDVI and use it for the 30" AND the 23" (not at the same time of course).

Or do I also need the...
Posted by Trygve, on Oct 19, 2008 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Where is the new 17"? 308 Views / 2 Replies  
Any thoughts on this? I am ready to buy a new 17" and the larger/faster HD is good as is the bump to hi-res only screens. Just wondering if the new 17" is delayed, or if this is the end-of-the-road...
Posted by Trygve, on Oct 15, 2008 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Your US adapter will work fine, but you'll need a... 3,550 Views / 15 Replies  
Your US adapter will work fine, but you'll need a plug adapter since the UK uses 3 large prongs. They can be bought at any Tesco in the UK (Tesco is a bit like K-Mart or a big US grocery store).
...
Posted by Trygve, on Sep 7, 2008 at 07:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I own one place now overseas and planning to buy... 995 Views / 55 Replies  
I own one place now overseas and planning to buy a second home in the US this winter, but I spend at least half the year in a third (rented) place, also overseas but in a different country.

I...
Posted by Trygve, on Sep 3, 2008 at 08:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Are there some examples floating around (or that... 1,423 Views / 46 Replies  
Are there some examples floating around (or that you are willing to share from yours)? I'd like to do something like this.
Posted by Trygve, on Sep 3, 2008 at 06:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
IIRC they do not cover theft from an unattended... 1,423 Views / 46 Replies  
IIRC they do not cover theft from an unattended vehicle.
Posted by Trygve, on Sep 3, 2008 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am hoping they don't lose the 1920x1200 as that... 6,382 Views / 76 Replies  
I am hoping they don't lose the 1920x1200 as that is the primary reason for wanting an update... 1680x1050 is just a bit restrictive. BR???
Posted by Trygve, on Aug 27, 2008 at 05:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I lived in the Republic of Georgia for a while... 598 Views / 23 Replies  
I lived in the Republic of Georgia for a while and we only had electricity about 4-6 hours per day in winter. I bought a 750VA APC UPS on my second day in Tbilisi. When The power failed, I would run...
Posted by Trygve, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New MacBook Pro when? 6,382 Views / 76 Replies  
Any thoughts on when we might see new ones? I'll be visiting the US in November and might want to update my system... it'd be nice if there were to be an update between now and then.
Posted by Trygve, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple RAID Card 426 Views / 4 Replies  
Thinking of buying a MacPro w/4 1TB drives, at least 2 of which will be mirrored, but might do a 2TB split with the third drive for parity. What are the Pros/Cons of buying the Apple RAID card vs...
Posted by Trygve, on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
The data is valuable... I have backups of most... 435 Views / 3 Replies  
The data is valuable... I have backups of most and am not as concerned about recovering the data (tho that would be very desirable), but I am more concerned about how my confidential data is treated...
Posted by Trygve, on Aug 23, 2008 at 07:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OWC 1.5TB dead - warranty data safe? 435 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a 1.5TB OWC Mercury Elite Pro dive that failed. It sounds like one of the two drives is not spinning up. It is under warranty until December but I am in Europe so it is a hassle to ship it and...
Posted by Trygve, on Aug 23, 2008 at 06:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iPhone cable same as iPod?? 10,696 Views / 14 Replies  
Is the cable that came with my iPhone 3G the same as the one that came with my previous generation iPod Nano (the tall narrow one)?

They seem the same being USB to the wide, flat connector. Ok to...
Posted by Trygve, on Aug 22, 2008 at 08:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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