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Thanks 50. Nah, I never crack the case. I am... 549 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks 50. Nah, I never crack the case. I am self-employed with at least a couple new products every year (98% fail) ..25ac home property ..and a wife who expects the place to look decent. I am...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 29, 2014 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Buying 3-4yr old upper end 27" vs new refurb 549 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 2.66ghz i5 ..and would like to add another 27" for home. At the top I only do Photoshop and iPhoto ..the odd little iMovie. Would I be better off with a faster quad i7 from 2010-1 or a...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 28, 2014 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac frequently kills Safari access to network. 293 Views / 0 Replies  
Safari will work fine for some unspecified period of time .. then go dead .. Safari almost always goes dead when the computer goes to sleep. If I want to connect to a URL, I almost always have to do...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 6, 2014 at 04:28 PM, in Applications
... 20min after it started to work again, Safari... 332 Views / 8 Replies  
... 20min after it started to work again, Safari crashed. Reading the report the iMac was sending to Apple.. the only odd thing was DivX. I have removed all traces/files of DivX .. we'll see. I...
Posted by wetstuff, on Oct 31, 2013 at 01:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Silly me.. I did all sorts of things including... 332 Views / 8 Replies  
Silly me.. I did all sorts of things including running disk repair, etc. But, I never quit Safari ..I just hit reset and cleared it. After I quit it... it works!

And.. I thought I was using...
Posted by wetstuff, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Ya, S-H ... something is weird?! I can not... 332 Views / 8 Replies  
Ya, S-H ... something is weird?! I can not longer finger-scroll with the Magic Mouse either.. even tho' it is selected in the Prefs.

I have no idea what goes on behind the curtain. I am just a...
Posted by wetstuff, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:19 PM, in Mac OS X
S-H, Don't mean to contradict.. but mine does... 332 Views / 8 Replies  
S-H, Don't mean to contradict.. but mine does squat all with two fingers (we are talking about the desktop version - not the laptopper). It will expand/contract a page with two, but not scroll with...
Posted by wetstuff, on Oct 30, 2013 at 04:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Negative - that is what is so unusual? The Mouse... 332 Views / 8 Replies  
Negative - that is what is so unusual? The Mouse will not finger at all, you have to move it wholesale .. and the Trackpad will only work with one finger, not two. (I never use two?) I did a ...
Posted by wetstuff, on Oct 30, 2013 at 02:52 PM, in Mac OS X
I lost my inner-page scroll? 332 Views / 8 Replies  
In any browser, I have to go to the edge of page to the scroll bar with either my Trackpad or Magic Mouse ..whereas a few days ago I could simply put my pointer within the page and move the image...
Posted by wetstuff, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:33 AM, in Mac OS X
"The installation was successful." ... thanks for... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
"The installation was successful." ... thanks for the heads-up SH. Obviously, I need at least two heads to get anything done.

Luckily, I have worked for myself for three decades; I can fail...
Posted by wetstuff, on Apr 9, 2013 at 06:16 PM, in Mac OS X
S-H ... Youse a Genius. Naturally it re-started... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
S-H ... Youse a Genius. Naturally it re-started itself updating to 10.8 ..but a moment ago, after the second restart, Bluetooth appeared in my Sys Prefs.. it was not there after the update. It...
Posted by wetstuff, on Apr 9, 2013 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
.. thanks S-H. Negative - never heard of... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
.. thanks S-H. Negative - never heard of BetterTouchTool ... Naaaaa.. nothing but USB stuff like a Wacom tablet, digital cams, etc.. I will hit restart again, after I type this. Also tried,...
Posted by wetstuff, on Apr 9, 2013 at 04:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Mountain blues... trackpad & mouse 472 Views / 6 Replies  
It took me forever to come around and 'upgrade' from 10.7 to 10.8 ...and I just discovered I seem to have lost many of the functions of my Magic Trackpad.

1) Movement has gone slow.. and when I...
Posted by wetstuff, on Apr 9, 2013 at 04:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Which E-C-E?! iCam or Witness? Jim 624 Views / 4 Replies  
Which E-C-E?! iCam or Witness?


Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Jun 20, 2012 at 11:48 AM, in Applications
Jm.. Can iCam work w/o an iPhone? Witness can, ... 624 Views / 4 Replies  
Jm.. Can iCam work w/o an iPhone? Witness can, but it also has iOS control abilities. I simply want it as a motion detector/cam recorder from 7pm to 5am.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Jun 16, 2012 at 02:48 PM, in Applications
Do you use WITNESS as a security cam app? 624 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like a wonderful idea - using my iMac as a security cam that will take the pic of anyone who comes into this room when I am not there..then post it on the Witness site for me to see who...
Posted by wetstuff, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:43 AM, in Applications
Mile grazie..BLaze. Cable it is. Cheers. ... 562 Views / 2 Replies  
Mile grazie..BLaze. Cable it is. Cheers.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:05 PM, in Applications
Can I transfer files from 10.7 to an older computer? 562 Views / 2 Replies  
I have Dreamweaver MX from 2004 but it no longer works on this iMac because PowerPC files are no longer supported.. I have a backup running at all times.. but can I

1. Simply plugin this backup...
Posted by wetstuff, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:57 AM, in Applications
Thanks guys.. DP, I'm really lame in that I do... 697 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks guys.. DP, I'm really lame in that I do not believe I have ever looked at coding. I've been a Macuser since the late 80's but cringe at the thought of 'code'.. or even 'Right Click' (WTF...
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 21, 2011 at 08:21 AM, in Applications
What to replace Dreamweaver MX4? 697 Views / 3 Replies  
I have used DW for 10+ years. 'Used' to me, means I simply make basic pages in Photoshop and use them as images in DW ..maybe add a comment at the bottom and simply hang them in a folder. I do not...
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 20, 2011 at 08:36 AM, in Applications
S-H ... may have been onto something; I got an... 573 Views / 4 Replies  
S-H ... may have been onto something; I got an alert that I was using an old version of Flash. ...that may have been it also. Quien sabe?

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 12, 2011 at 09:34 AM, in Applications
S-H ... you wanna be impressed on the bottom end:... 573 Views / 4 Replies  
S-H ... you wanna be impressed on the bottom end: there's a #11 keychain camera that shoots "decent" HD .. typically about $40 on Ebay. All the RC model guys play with them .. then move on to fancy...
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 11, 2011 at 02:31 PM, in Applications
Who fricking know why?! ..they are viewable -to... 573 Views / 4 Replies  
Who fricking know why?! ..they are viewable -to me- again.

It may have had something to do with Comcast. I have been having connection problems for a week. I also get my phone thru them and...
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 11, 2011 at 02:29 PM, in Applications
Ever loose the ability to see YouTube or Vimeo? 573 Views / 4 Replies  
I embed videos in my Ebay listings.. I had two of them in a listing for a float I make for the GoPro Hero video camera. Many people do not know 'waterproof' cameras do not float, so they buy a...
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 11, 2011 at 01:46 PM, in Applications
... I guess Steve never copied me on the memo... 1,407 Views / 5 Replies  
... I guess Steve never copied me on the memo about the whole point of iOS... Hey?! At least we can log on. I should be/am thankful for good parts. Thanks all.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 17, 2011 at 07:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
S-H: Buggers... Maybe with the one of the... 1,407 Views / 5 Replies  
S-H: Buggers... Maybe with the one of the updates. X-fingers. Cheers.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 16, 2011 at 05:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Magic Pad + iPad? 1,407 Views / 5 Replies  
I know the bluetooth keyboard works. It works great. The keyboard makes the iPad just like a laptop. The Magic Pad would add an extra layer of frosting. Have you tried it?

We use the iPad as a...
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 16, 2011 at 05:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I bought a perfect 16MB on 14 Feb for $475. Would... 1,096 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought a perfect 16MB on 14 Feb for $475. Would not have bought off Ebay - On a Bet. Too many horror stories about getting blocks of wood, Paypal chargebacks, etc. Going non-contract ATT 'till...
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 16, 2011 at 04:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I loaded Camino. It prints in an instant... ... 507 Views / 5 Replies  
I loaded Camino. It prints in an instant... I'll move some of my bookmarks to this browser. Thanks.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 4, 2011 at 09:50 AM, in Applications
Thanks jm.. I'll load Camino. I use Firefox as... 507 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks jm.. I'll load Camino. I use Firefox as my Gmail browser only. Opera and Chrome are just too much to fool with. This iMac is a standard, 27" i5. Thanks again.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 4, 2011 at 09:35 AM, in Applications
Thanks Angel, maybe the Fedex label wasn't a good... 507 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Angel, maybe the Fedex label wasn't a good example .. it was only one where I didn't dare 'Force Quit' Safari. If I went to print any open, Safari page, I get a protracted delay. I used...
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 3, 2011 at 04:51 PM, in Applications
Printing off Safari has become/is tedious... 507 Views / 5 Replies  
I have tried a number of things, but there are times when I try and print the page of a Fedex shipping label and the wheel will spin, sometimes for like-3minutes?! The app, 'Pages' seem to print...
Posted by wetstuff, on Feb 3, 2011 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
OC: I'm iobstinate, not stoopid. Of course... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
OC: I'm iobstinate, not stoopid. Of course they could-maybe? But, I have done this program since the late 80's. I can prerun it in my sleep. My accountant knows what to expect.. It works for...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, with the new battery out - it starts/works.... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
Well, with the new battery out - it starts/works. I just have to set the date. A) I hooked up a USB HD to copy the files, but it must not see it - maybe because it's also used to BU my Intel....
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 22, 2010 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wara____-p: It's started... I took the... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
Wara____-p: It's started... I took the battery out: BOING! ...put batt. back in (checked polarity..) --it tuns on (power) but no chime. I'm going to see if I can reset the time/date without a...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 21, 2010 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
seanc: Mea culpa .. you're right it was stoopid... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
seanc: Mea culpa .. you're right it was stoopid to trot along as if nothing could ever happen.. I got casual because I really only use it a couple of times a year. The accounting program was from...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 21, 2010 at 08:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
OS9 Bondi BLue died but... 343 Views / 1 Replies  
I ordered a ide/usb kit to pull the HD and attempt to save the data. Problem I forsee: The G3 was OS 9 and all my other iMacs (Intl the oldest) are current OS 10's... I sorta remember 'back when'...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 20, 2010 at 02:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Besides Craigslist.. I ordered a ide-to-usb 'kit'... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
Besides Craigslist.. I ordered a ide-to-usb 'kit' from NewEgg. Most of the 'cases' I saw had only usb power - this one comes with a PS.

Question: If I get this kit and it fires .. and I can...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 20, 2010 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
... It logical - but tragic: es muerte. Nothing... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
... It logical - but tragic: es muerte. Nothing seems to get the chime to ring. I just put a WTB ad on Craigslist. I'll look into an ide-usb case also. Thanks Blaze.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 20, 2010 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I went to Apple and found the manual for the G3... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
I went to Apple and found the manual for the G3 .. found the little LH Arrow that is a 'reset' button .. pressed this in (goes about 2mm) .. NADA? (While I was thinking about it, I replaced the...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 20, 2010 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ouch! Bondi Blue will not start... 792 Views / 16 Replies  
Needless to say .. a year's worth of accounting is in there. I got a new battery because the date keeps wanting to go back to 1957, but .. it's busy here. I started it this morning; typical...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's what happens when your exposure has been... 543 Views / 6 Replies  
That's what happens when your exposure has been limited to pre-paid phones.... 'Ckuze-me.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 2, 2010 at 05:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
...ahhh so. I simply assumed (you know what that... 543 Views / 6 Replies  
...ahhh so. I simply assumed (you know what that means..) that it was like any other handset. Thanks.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 2, 2010 at 01:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Navigon on the iPhone... 543 Views / 6 Replies  
They had a great deal - Eastcoast region, like $19. But.. unlike a conventional TomTom, Garmin, etc.. the iPhone does not have built in Sat. antennas. So.. if it must track off the cel towers;...
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 2, 2010 at 01:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Skol! P .. and andi too. Cheers. Jim 490 Views / 5 Replies  
Skol! P .. and andi too. Cheers.

Jim
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 2, 2010 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bondi Blue .. battery for day/time.. 490 Views / 5 Replies  
I know.. I know.. old POS, but it works - as my accounting machine. (I still have my Classic II also.. table art)

The only problem with it is that it wants to rest the date when I restart it.....
Posted by wetstuff, on Dec 2, 2010 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks all .. I had a few minutes to do a little... 1,185 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks all .. I had a few minutes to do a little digging, and it appears the GHz is not the only measure... but then my personal chip set overheats when I start reading things like:

"Another...
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 28, 2010 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
How can you know the diff bet 3.2 and 3.3GHz? 1,185 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm looking at refurb iMacs. I upgrade about every two/three years. I started with refurbs long ago and never felt screwed or needed to return one. I started my iMacs with a Bondi Blue and still...
Posted by wetstuff, on Sep 28, 2010 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
... R5: I will accept the .. but .. you did not... 4,596 Views / 3 Replies  
... R5: I will accept the .. but .. you did not use in your post. It takes like 20min to run the Pref. check and it appears that you guys - CS included - did not issue a: "Stand back from your...
Posted by wetstuff, on Aug 29, 2010 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Odd stuff Disk Utility will not touch?! 4,596 Views / 3 Replies  
I use Cocktail about every 10 days to keep the HD happy.. And I have been having a load of problems with a slow Verizon DSL, so I used disk utility to do everything directly, in case Cocktail misses...
Posted by wetstuff, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:16 PM, in Mac OS X
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