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GarageBand alone seems worth the price of... 3,122 Views / 70 Replies  
GarageBand alone seems worth the price of admission to me. Can't wait. :cool:
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 6, 2004 at 03:14 PM, in Applications
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: This is great. It's... 2,153 Views / 40 Replies  
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:
This is great.

It's also exactly the kind of thing that drives me crazy, because a lot of it seems so obvious, yet no one seems to want to hear it. The people who need to...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jul 23, 2003 at 06:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It depends almost entirely on what types of games... 679 Views / 25 Replies  
It depends almost entirely on what types of games you like.

Strategy, first-person shooter, online multiplayer -- might as well stick with the Mac. Action, racing, sports -- PS2 is the way to go,...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jul 23, 2003 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. Insecurity on that order of magnitude... 8,354 Views / 69 Replies  
Wow. Insecurity on that order of magnitude usually suggests the need for medication.

Seriously, I've never understood that attitude -- not just to hate an artist or their music, but to become...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jul 22, 2003 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can sync my Address book, which is awesome. But... 1,614 Views / 59 Replies  
I can sync my Address book, which is awesome. But I still can't browse my 3650 with my Mac in Bluetooth File Exchange.

It sees the phone, but no files show up, and any attemot to move a file to...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jun 4, 2003 at 09:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Odd sleep problem 224 Views / 2 Replies  
Rev. B iMac runnning 9.1.

Turn it on, use it, put it to sleep, wake it up, use it some more, try to put it to sleep again...

...and it hangs. I can get it back by doing a force-quit of the...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Mar 29, 2001 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well. thanks for your responses. I got it working... 311 Views / 3 Replies  
Well. thanks for your responses. I got it working -- trouble is, I futzed around with so many extensions in the process, I have no idea what finally made it work. (I have a hunch it was a duplicate...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Feb 1, 2001 at 09:59 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
iTunes cant see my Rio500 245 Views / 0 Replies  
The subject line pretty much sums it up. I've tried plugging it into every USB port I have (hub, keyboard, the machine itself). I've tried plugging it in before and after starting iTunes, turning it...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 26, 2001 at 03:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iTunes cant see my Rio500 311 Views / 3 Replies  
The subject line pretty much sums it up. I've tried plugging it into every USB port I have (hub, keyboard, the machine itself). I've tried plugging it in before and after starting iTunes, turning it...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 26, 2001 at 03:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Are Powerlogix cards compatible with OS X? 215 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone with a Powerlogix upgrade card using the OS X Public Beta? I'm considering buying an upgrade card, but if I do, I want to be able to use OS X.

(I know the Public Beta is somewhat different...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 26, 2001 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
FWIW, I was having a similar problem. Turns out... 313 Views / 5 Replies  
FWIW, I was having a similar problem. Turns out there were problems with the electricity in our apartment -- the iMac sometimes wasn't getting enough juice to run the monitor. (The problem also...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 26, 2001 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is GameWizard compatible with OS 9.1? 254 Views / 6 Replies  
...that's the only thing keeping me from upgrading. Has anyone tried it?

Thanks,

JEff
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 26, 2001 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Definitely DAVE. I used it for three years at my... 196 Views / 7 Replies  
Definitely DAVE. I used it for three years at my last job. The best part is that you don't have to do anything to the Windows machines or the network--just install DAVE on the iMac and you're good to...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 26, 2001 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow. Would you consider sharing how you... 369 Views / 40 Replies  
Wow.

Would you consider sharing how you managed this? I had never even considered trying it because I didn't think it was possible.

Are you able to watch DVD movies yet?

Jeff Edsell
(iMac...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Dec 20, 2000 at 04:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Regarding Sleep 160 Views / 1 Replies  
Can anyone point me to a definitive list of what the Mac can and cannot do while asleep? Can it serve files? Can it answer fax calls? If I use Timbuktu Pro to contact it, will that wake it up? Will...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Sep 29, 2000 at 04:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Aaargh! I'm planning on buying my first camcorder... 451 Views / 36 Replies  
Aaargh! I'm planning on buying my first camcorder this year. I know I want to go digital. First, I thought Digital8 was very cool - I was practically committed to it.

Then I did some research on...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Apr 7, 2000 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is a shot in the dark, but... My iMac... 383 Views / 18 Replies  
This is a shot in the dark, but...

My iMac wouldn't wake from sleep for a while. I was able to track the problem to the "Toast QPS Bridge" extension that Toast 4.0.1.1 was using to regognize my...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Apr 6, 2000 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
This was happening to me, too. After some... 221 Views / 5 Replies  
This was happening to me, too. After some experimentation I discovered thet it only seemed to happen if I left the machine on (asleep) for a LONG time, like days.

Now, I put the machine to sleep...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Apr 5, 2000 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Saving old HD 217 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm considering buying a new HD for my Rev. B iMac. Does anyone know where I could buy an enclosure for the old drive, plus some sort of IDE - USB adapter, so I can keep the old drive and use it...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Mar 2, 2000 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I live in Oak Park, just across the street from... 638 Views / 57 Replies  
I live in Oak Park, just across the street from the western edge of Chicago, I signed up with Mindspring and was only so-so happy with it (after switching fom Ameritech.net - bleah). Mindspring...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Mar 2, 2000 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Here's one... If you're using Multiple... 209 Views / 22 Replies  
Here's one...

If you're using Multiple users, and you're at the login screen, there is a Shut Down button, but no apparent way to put the machine to Sleep.

Command + Shift + 0 (that's zero)...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Feb 7, 2000 at 10:28 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Is there any big, detailed guide available for... 183 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there any big, detailed guide available for using Multiple Users?

I just started using it, so that my wife and I can have personalized destops and preferences. So far so good, but I'd love to...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Feb 1, 2000 at 10:40 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Wow. this is one of those little questions that... 2,394 Views / 148 Replies  
Wow. this is one of those little questions that yields big replies.

My first mac was a Duo 230 the previous owner had named "Seamus." I saw no reason to change it.

My wife named our current...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 26, 2000 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Fire up MacMAME, then select the "Misc" tab.... 292 Views / 2 Replies  
Fire up MacMAME, then select the "Misc" tab. Click on the "Configure InputSprocket..." button. Any game controllers should be choosable and configurable from there, although you may have to take a...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 24, 2000 at 10:03 AM, in Applications
Perhaps I'll do some more experimentation with... 200 Views / 4 Replies  
Perhaps I'll do some more experimentation with hot-swapping devices -- It's also inefficient for me because every device need to be plugged into a power outlet every time it's to be used.

But more...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 7, 2000 at 04:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Tadd, For a quicker way to get to your... 333 Views / 27 Replies  
Tadd,

For a quicker way to get to your iDisk:

After it appears on the desktop, make an alias or Add to Favorites. Then you won't even need to open a web browser to get to it.

Jeff Edsell
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jan 7, 2000 at 04:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
USB Rant 200 Views / 4 Replies  
<rant> So, someone explain to me again why USB is so much better than SCSI?

- "It's hot-pluggable." Er, sometimes. Other times, if I unplug a peripheral, my keyboard and mouse just stop working....
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Dec 30, 1999 at 12:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I got my QPS Que drive to write at 4x! 276 Views / 0 Replies  
I think there were some other people with this problem, so I thought I'd share...

It seems the key is to unplug all other USB devices (except the keyboard and mouse, of course). One USB port on my...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Dec 30, 1999 at 10:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm just now looking into this, too -- I've been... 229 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm just now looking into this, too -- I've been named Software Librarian at my company and I thought a FileMaker Pro database would be a good way to keep track of what's checked out. Here's the most...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Dec 30, 1999 at 10:23 AM, in Applications
The product we use is called DAVE, and it's... 228 Views / 9 Replies  
The product we use is called DAVE, and it's available from Thursby Systems &lt;http://www.thursby.com&gt;. It installs a Mac-compatible version of NetBIOS on your machine, so you show up in their Network...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Dec 22, 1999 at 05:25 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Can mezzanine cards be used in other machines? 241 Views / 5 Replies  
Much as I love my Rev. B iMac, I am loath to buy any kind of peripherals or accessories for it that I can't bring along when I upgrade (someday) to a G4 or G5. (RAM being an obvious exception.) USB...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Nov 23, 1999 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, you can upload items with OS9 Network... 237 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, you can upload items with OS9 Network Browser's built-in FTP client. My favorite, though, is still Anarchie. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

Now, if only Apple would write the...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Nov 23, 1999 at 10:01 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Virtual PC 407 Views / 2 Replies  
If I already have access to a Win98 CD, should I just buy VPC3+DOS, or should I save up for VPC3+Win98? Is there any particular advantage to buying VPC3 with Windows included?

Thanks,

Jeff
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Oct 20, 1999 at 05:24 PM, in Applications
Anyone using Bryce 4 on an iMac? 194 Views / 1 Replies  
How well does it work? I have Bryce 2 (I played with 3 but never bought it) and Bryce 4 seems very tempting, especially at upgrade pricing.

I have a 233 MHz Rev B iMac, and I love it, but I want...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Aug 26, 1999 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Running Java Applications 261 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone know how to run a Java application -- not an applet -- on the Mac? We have Java programmers here at work and we need to test how well the applications work. I've been sent a .jar file,...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Aug 18, 1999 at 03:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Some Power Computing models did not come with... 244 Views / 3 Replies  
Some Power Computing models did not come with Ethernet built in (as all Apple machines do). Odds are you have a 3rd-party PCI Ethernet card and the upgrade wiped out the drivers for it. The drivers...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Aug 12, 1999 at 12:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, I don't think it's a silly question. Some... 217 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I don't think it's a silly question. Some applications (Photoshop, for instance) assign actions to the Function keys so you can use them as shortcuts while using those programs.

To use...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jul 23, 1999 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMacs do have a chooser -- at least mine does. If... 193 Views / 1 Replies  
iMacs do have a chooser -- at least mine does. If it's not there in the Apple Menu, try searching for it.

The left pane of my chooser holds the usual stuff -- AppleTalk, LaserWriter, and other...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jul 23, 1999 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mezzanine Cards 252 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know of a list of all available mezzanine cards? I have a Rev. B iMac and I'd love to add in a card, but mezzanine card news seems to have dwindled since the release of the new...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jul 7, 1999 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
In the TCP/IP control panel, "Manually" must be... 357 Views / 3 Replies  
In the TCP/IP control panel, "Manually" must be selected in the "Configure:" pull-down menu in order for you to type in a fixed IP address.

In FreePPP Setup, under the "Accounts" tab, you can...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on Jun 15, 1999 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac to Dot Matrix Printer? 400 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an iMac, but have not yet purchased a printer because I would like to save up for a really good one.

In the meantime, I would like to know if it is feasible to print to my old Epson T-1000...
Posted by Jeff Edsell, on May 26, 1999 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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