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i once considered growing a mustache...but... 945 Views / 10 Replies  
i once considered growing a mustache...but decided against it....which is ALSO a non-story. like this...
Posted by fisherKing, on Aug 9, 2013 at 05:13 PM, in Mac News
iTunes makeover, Lion-compatible! 360 Views / 0 Replies  
i'd been using a version of this thru snow leopard; it's just been updated for Lion (and works!), so...sharing the link:

theme (http://gpopper.deviantart.com/art/iTunes-10-4-UNTITLED-252767540).
...
Posted by fisherKing, on Aug 14, 2011 at 10:03 AM, in Mac OS X
you need to ask these questions at a protools... 439 Views / 1 Replies  
you need to ask these questions at a protools forum...

the lag is probably the latency settings, this is between your audio interface and pro tools settings.
and you need to turn quantize off;...
Posted by fisherKing, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:26 AM, in Applications
i don't get that theory; why, really? then maybe... 633 Views / 17 Replies  
i don't get that theory; why, really? then maybe later, the 11" mba is retired thanks to the iPad, which is retired due to the iPhone, which.... anyway, all speculation.

two things are certain:...
Posted by fisherKing, on Aug 8, 2011 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
good information, and thanks all. will... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
good information, and thanks all.

will probably do a new pro: i don't need firewire, or an optical drive, but...8gigs ram, and the (later) possibility to upgrade to an SSD...makes it worthwhile.
...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 29, 2011 at 09:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my last thought: with the pro, i can bump... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
my last thought:

with the pro, i can bump the ram to 8gigs...and then run logic 64bit (right now i'm running 32). no point with 4gigs...
THIS is one significant difference between the macbooks. ...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 28, 2011 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
good info (altho i'm NOT dropping $1400 on... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
good info (altho i'm NOT dropping $1400 on ram!)..
i'd use the macs as is, i.e. the pro with it's 5400rpm 500 gig drive.
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 28, 2011 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
sorry to come back to this :rolleyes: but.. ... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
sorry to come back to this :rolleyes: but..
what about the 13" mba vs the CURRENT top-of-the-line 13" mbp?
i can get twice the ram (8gigs) on the pro.
not as concerned with storage (i keep a lot...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 28, 2011 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
reset PRAM? (hold command-option-P-R on boot,... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
reset PRAM? (hold command-option-P-R on boot, wait for 3rd chime before releasing).

or...call apple...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 27, 2011 at 09:46 PM, in Mac OS X
same thing happened on my 13" mb. try resetting... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
same thing happened on my 13" mb. try resetting the SMC (google for your particular mac), it worked for me...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 27, 2011 at 03:59 PM, in Mac OS X
not sure how much difference it makes? to delete... 1,165 Views / 8 Replies  
not sure how much difference it makes? to delete from Mail, versus before it hits Mail?
anyway, this app Herald let's you open, delete, or view IN MAIL the message it shows in it's popup window......
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 26, 2011 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
i've been using a firmware password for years;... 847 Views / 22 Replies  
i've been using a firmware password for years; seems worth it with a macbook...it's both great and terrible that you can change a login password simply with an install dvd...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 26, 2011 at 02:57 PM, in Mac OS X
just think, for only $1000, i could access... 847 Views / 22 Replies  
just think, for only $1000, i could access someone's exciting email, family photos, schoolwork, or resum├ęs, or...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 26, 2011 at 01:43 PM, in Mac OS X
thanx, will check that out now... EDIT:... 1,165 Views / 8 Replies  
thanx, will check that out now...

EDIT: great find, thanx! anyone who wants a smart, simple & USEFUL notification app for Mail: recommended.
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 26, 2011 at 01:12 PM, in Applications
duh! of course, i'm thinking of the comparisons... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
duh! of course, i'm thinking of the comparisons to the 2010 mbps... thanx.
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 25, 2011 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
everything with apple is, of course, speculation... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
everything with apple is, of course, speculation and rumor. personally, i find it hard to believe that apple will let the airs sit at the top of the macbook food chain until Q2 2012; i expect...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks peeps, definitely worth considering. ... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
thanks peeps, definitely worth considering.

am gonna wait until september, in case new macbook pros come, and those blow the current airs away... :D
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 25, 2011 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
speakers are usually either off, or being used... 1,165 Views / 8 Replies  
speakers are usually either off, or being used for music production (so i DON'T want a sound popping up!)

seems, with the new fullscreen option, there should be a popup option for notifications...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 25, 2011 at 09:40 AM, in Applications
email notification app 1,165 Views / 8 Replies  
hmmm. i use mailunreadmenu to show me when there's new email....i get an icon on the menubar (my dock is always hidden).

now, in lion, working fullscreen in apps...there is no menubar (except of...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 24, 2011 at 09:45 PM, in Applications
just an iCal moment... i used to click on an... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
just an iCal moment...
i used to click on an item for a particular calendar (let's say, Work, colored blue), so a new item would come up the same color. this no longer works. now i make a new item,...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 24, 2011 at 03:44 PM, in Mac OS X
can anyone confirm this? i cannot access previous... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
can anyone confirm this? i cannot access previous searches in the google window in safari... just wonder if it's just me, or...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 24, 2011 at 02:10 PM, in Mac OS X
air and logic... 1,150 Views / 17 Replies  
am running a first-gen aluminum 13" macbook, late 2008; the one (sigh) without firewire.
my main app is Logic (9.1.4); runs pretty well on this mac, even with a good number of plugins, audio...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 23, 2011 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
got it! from macrumors forum: "click on the... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
got it!

from macrumors forum: "click on the name of the Lion app. After you do that you'll be able to buy it again. It tells you the price, but when you login your apple account, it says you...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 23, 2011 at 04:10 PM, in Mac OS X
safari email link weirdness.. 194 Views / 0 Replies  
when i click on an email link on a website, it DOES NOT take me to Mail.
then, when i GO to mail, my new message is not there (altho listed in windows).
it's...FLOATING between spaces...! i can see...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 23, 2011 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
no, someone will click on, say, a pdf. maybe... 350 Views / 8 Replies  
no, someone will click on, say, a pdf. maybe they're coming back to that email later? they'll have this.pdf, this.pdf-1, this.pdf-2, etc etc SAME EXACT FILE...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 22, 2011 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
so the reason someone might have multiple copies... 350 Views / 8 Replies  
so the reason someone might have multiple copies of the same file is because they've clicked on it repeatedly in the email?
there must be a better way... thanks for the info tho.
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 22, 2011 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
All My Files... 418 Views / 1 Replies  
i really like the idea of this in the sidebar, but it needs some configuration options.
i mean, there is SO MUCH stuff i don't need to access showing here (i.e. hundreds of tiny audio files that are...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 22, 2011 at 07:15 PM, in Mac OS X
so why do people have hundreds of files there?... 350 Views / 8 Replies  
so why do people have hundreds of files there? because they're still in the emails?...hmmm...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 22, 2011 at 07:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Mail Downloads... 350 Views / 8 Replies  
not a lion issue, per se, but...

is this the most useless folder? not one person i know is aware of this folder, in the user library (and now further hidden in Lion of course).

when i show the...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 22, 2011 at 07:00 PM, in Mac OS X
same thing here, inconsistent... 3,998 Views / 126 Replies  
same thing here, inconsistent...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 22, 2011 at 08:53 AM, in Mac OS X
i'd like to re-order spaces when i'm IN mission... 3,998 Views / 126 Replies  
i'd like to re-order spaces when i'm IN mission control; click at the top, move them where i want; can't seem to get them organized as i'd like otherwise! (driving me nuts actually).

and...if i...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 21, 2011 at 03:44 PM, in Mac OS X
i was crying about Launchpad too...just drag an... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
i was crying about Launchpad too...just drag an item on another, and you can make a folder. i moved all my "extra" apps to a few folders, on the second page of apps, so all my primary apps are nicely...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 21, 2011 at 02:51 PM, in Mac OS X
:D (am avoiding making my own jokes here...) 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
:D

(am avoiding making my own jokes here...)
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 21, 2011 at 01:15 PM, in Mac OS X
nothing i can find on my HD, and the option key... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
nothing i can find on my HD, and the option key DOES NOT work for me in the App Store...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:19 AM, in Mac OS X
ah, well. have no regrets about installing lion... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
ah, well. have no regrets about installing lion first thing this morning; by noon, was back to work.
so will wait until other options exist (i.e. apple's usb drive)...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 09:44 PM, in Mac OS X
not working here...tried all options with the... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
not working here...tried all options with the option key... :cry:
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 09:16 PM, in Mac OS X
nope, sigh....i move too fast sometimes... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
nope, sigh....i move too fast sometimes...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 08:36 PM, in Mac OS X
i've been using dock gone... 3,998 Views / 126 Replies  
i've been using dock gone (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/31188/dock-gone) for years... i've always hated the dock (at least, on a 13" macbook); it's a little quirky, but (for me, anyway) well...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 08:35 PM, in Mac OS X
no (thank God) 3,998 Views / 126 Replies  
no (thank God)
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 04:14 PM, in Mac OS X
btw...i KNOW how obvious this is to iPhone/etc... 420 Views / 1 Replies  
btw...i KNOW how obvious this is to iPhone/etc users. just...didn't catch it at first, and am really happy to be able to organize my apps...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
i can't believe you cannot re-order spaces...... 3,998 Views / 126 Replies  
i can't believe you cannot re-order spaces... really annoying...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 03:53 PM, in Mac OS X
wipe the drive? hmmm...apple just sold me on a... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
wipe the drive? hmmm...apple just sold me on a bootable usb drive... :stick:
just spend the day installing, configuring, customizing lion, not up for starting over..!
thanx for explaining tho...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 02:51 PM, in Mac OS X
right, but...WHERE is the installation file? i... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
right, but...WHERE is the installation file? i downloaded, rebooted, and am running 10.7.
if the file is deleted after installing, then i no longer have it, yes?

am confused LOL...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 02:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Launchpad, clutter... 420 Views / 1 Replies  
ok, so Launchpad CAN be organized...hated it when i first opened it. EVERY app shows up.

you can't delete apps from Launchpad, but you can organize them. hold on an icon (a la iPhone), and they...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 02:35 PM, in Mac OS X
where (and/or how) does one find this file??... 3,228 Views / 37 Replies  
where (and/or how) does one find this file??...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 02:20 PM, in Mac OS X
i usually keep 2 (or 3) windows open in safari... 3,998 Views / 126 Replies  
i usually keep 2 (or 3) windows open in safari (each with about 7 tabs); safari seems to insist on making a new space for each window... (or so it seems, so far).

i want to ORGANIZE launchpad! i...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
am gonna adapt LOL. meanwhile, the App... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
am gonna adapt LOL.

meanwhile, the App Switcher is still there, BUT...no GESTURE to access it (works with command-tab);
all these new swipe options but none for the App Switcher... :cry:
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 12:49 PM, in Mac OS X
really. i always did either an archive and... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
really. i always did either an archive and install, or wiped my drive and started over. so...2 hours of download/install and i am working... :thumbsup:


as always, backup BEFORE installing new...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:44 AM, in Mac OS X
here's where i'm lost; how do i switch between... 3,998 Views / 126 Replies  
here's where i'm lost; how do i switch between open apps??
i used to command-H apps i wanted open but not onscreen; switched with the App Switcher.
now i can't FIND the app switcher, and an open...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:43 AM, in Mac OS X
there are NO options by default (unless some... 20,536 Views / 624 Replies  
there are NO options by default (unless some sort-of Option-Click thing??)
seems to simply update/overwrite snow lep sys files...
everything else was there on reboot (my stuff, apps, etc)...
Posted by fisherKing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:38 AM, in Mac OS X
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