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What's the best way to upgrade the internal hard drive in late 2009 iMac? 414 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a late 2009 27" iMac with a 1 TB hard drive. I really need an upgrade, at least 2 TB, and would greatly prefer an internal solution. Where do I start?
Posted by jrome, on Jun 16, 2012 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got home, and now it works on my wireless... 19,133 Views / 6 Replies  
I got home, and now it works on my wireless network and one of my neighbors (Netgear), but not the other (Linksys). Probably an issue with how the Touch is interacting w/ Linksys routers. Good thing...
Posted by jrome, on Dec 11, 2007 at 04:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FYI, I also started a thread at the Apple forums.... 19,133 Views / 6 Replies  
FYI, I also started a thread at the Apple forums. Leave a note there if you're also having problems; if it's a general issue, I'd like to see Apple address. I'll have to see a genius next week.

...
Posted by jrome, on Dec 9, 2007 at 09:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Touch WiFi problems 19,133 Views / 6 Replies  
I am getting errors connecting to WiFi networks with my iPod Touch. This had affected a Touch I got a couple months ago. Initially, the WiFi worked perfectly on my WEP network and several others....
Posted by jrome, on Dec 7, 2007 at 08:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've now confirmed that MacLinkPlus doesn't work,... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
I've now confirmed that MacLinkPlus doesn't work, now I gotta send in the form to get my $80 back. I was surprised by the application-- I remember it being very transparent, easy to use, translates...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 19, 2005 at 02:44 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the advice, but that's not really an... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the advice, but that's not really an option for my Mom. Besides the fact that I have no idea if these applications will open the documents, I have no experience using either program and...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 18, 2005 at 03:19 PM, in Applications
Help! Switcher needs to open MS Works 6.0 files. 458 Views / 6 Replies  
Help! Mom just switched, needs to read MS Works .wps files. She has many, many files, some in Word format (which Office V.X reads fine), some in .wps format, which it doesn't read at all. Is there a...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 18, 2005 at 10:00 AM, in Applications
A helpful friend pointed me to this helpful site... 7,531 Views / 84 Replies  
A helpful friend pointed me to this helpful site (http://macsonly.com/arch00501.html) that performs benchmarks with a mini. They test it with & without other applications running with 256MB & 512MB...
Posted by jrome, on Feb 7, 2005 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can someone point me to a site that has... 7,531 Views / 84 Replies  
Can someone point me to a site that has benchmarks for Macs (and Windows PCs for that matter) for application usage with and without 1 GB of RAM? The "add at least a gig of RAM" advice is thrown...
Posted by jrome, on Feb 6, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Jacknote at Macworld petition- open letter to IDG 295 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone remember that crazy Jacknote petition I started? Well, over 1200 people signed it and I sent it to IDG and the Macworld Expo organizers-- by mail and email! I also posted an open letter on my...
Posted by jrome, on Feb 17, 2004 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those bastards. A few notes: 1) Setting the... 539 Views / 12 Replies  
Those bastards. A few notes:

1) Setting the user agent to Netscape 6.2.2 works fine.

2) There's a new user agreement you need to agree to.

3) No pages are accessible on the payment page if...
Posted by jrome, on Jan 30, 2004 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the Jacknote petition has now crossed the... 666 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, the Jacknote petition has now crossed the 666-signature threshold, which bodes well for its success. This petition is starting to get some attention on more Mac sites, such as the front page...
Posted by jrome, on Jan 30, 2004 at 11:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Catch Jacknote fever! The petition has already... 666 Views / 13 Replies  
Catch Jacknote fever! The petition has already attracted well over 200 signatures, and people are pledging to fly over from England to attend Macworld.

Jacknote. Jacknote. Jacknote.

Sign the...
Posted by jrome, on Jan 27, 2004 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess my subtle irony is either too subtle or... 666 Views / 13 Replies  
I guess my subtle irony is either too subtle or too ironic.
Posted by jrome, on Jan 26, 2004 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Even better than a Stevenote! 666 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, if Steve won't deliver the keynote address at Macworld Boston, let's find someone who will! I offer up the Jacknote as a suitable replacement. Join the call to IDG and restore excitement to...
Posted by jrome, on Jan 26, 2004 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The self-healing thread 426 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, this must be the self-healing thread. I turned off the firewall on my PowerBook, and that solved the problem.
Posted by jrome, on Nov 12, 2003 at 01:12 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, how about this related problem. Internet... 426 Views / 5 Replies  
OK, how about this related problem. Internet sharing seems like it should work fine-- I get assigned an IP address via DHCP-- but then I can't actually access the internet from the 2nd computer. What...
Posted by jrome, on Nov 12, 2003 at 12:55 AM, in Mac OS X
I think it stays active forever (remember "Yours... 2,198 Views / 40 Replies  
I think it stays active forever (remember "Yours for Life"). Only the more tangible .Mac services (hosting, email, software, etc.) cost money.
Posted by jrome, on Jun 28, 2003 at 06:03 PM, in Applications
Are extended warranties (in general) a good... 1,628 Views / 15 Replies  
Are extended warranties (in general) a good purchase? Well, ask yourself this: why do you think they give salesman such a high commission for selling the warranty-- it's because the profits are...
Posted by jrome, on Jun 28, 2003 at 05:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I bet Apple gets it up & running quickly. I... 1,512 Views / 39 Replies  
Well, I bet Apple gets it up & running quickly. I bet most of the work is done; a lot of the iTunes for Mac stuff is reusable, it will probably miss some features at first, and MP3 ripping will cost...
Posted by jrome, on May 2, 2003 at 07:02 PM, in Applications
I've tried on my Yikes! G4/400. to no avail. The... 401 Views / 2 Replies  
I've tried on my Yikes! G4/400. to no avail. The application runs, but I just get a black screen. This is with an iXTV, aka TurboTV. I trid Beta 0.2, and it looks really slick, but there's not quite...
Posted by jrome, on Apr 20, 2003 at 06:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I hate vi. I always hated vi, and I will... 2,377 Views / 27 Replies  
Well, I hate vi. I always hated vi, and I will always hate vi. It may be the most powerful text editor ever invented, but for doing simple operations, or occasional use, it may be the most...
Posted by jrome, on Dec 9, 2002 at 12:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Favicon and Apache 520 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, got it working now, but...

The website is aliased from the domain name (www.YOURNAMEHERE.com), to a network address (YOURNAMEHERE.mit.edu). The icon shows up on the network address, but...
Posted by jrome, on Dec 9, 2002 at 01:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Favicon and Apache 520 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

I'm trying to figure out how to get the favicon.ico to be served from an OS X apache server. Can't find any answers via Googling or searching this forum. Thanks.
Posted by jrome, on Dec 9, 2002 at 12:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi, Well, I haven't tried the last set of... 285 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

Well, I haven't tried the last set of advice. I did get a copy of Toast, and the burner works with Toast, so that's good. In 10.1, Disc Burner would work in the Finder, but not in iTunes. Now...
Posted by jrome, on Sep 16, 2002 at 06:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, it's promising. But it doesn't quite work... 285 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, it's promising. But it doesn't quite work with my Ricoh 6200s. Now, it shows as disc burning being "Not supported" in Apple System Profiler. Before, I don't think it acknowledged the...
Posted by jrome, on Sep 16, 2002 at 01:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Help! SCSI CD-writer stopped working in OS X 285 Views / 4 Replies  
OK, I have an old SCSI CD-writer that use under OS X. I had it working since 10.1, but it hasn't worked since I upgraded. I've tried running it with and without SCSI CD helper, I've tried with and...
Posted by jrome, on Sep 15, 2002 at 10:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Everything works now on PC and Mac! 636 Views / 10 Replies  
Everything works now on PC and Mac!
Posted by jrome, on Aug 21, 2002 at 01:42 PM, in Applications
Thanks again for your advice. I brought my... 636 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks again for your advice. I brought my PowerBook into work, and it appears that if I do a regular copy, and a paste special (pciture), everything comes out OK on the PC.

Thanks a lot for your...
Posted by jrome, on Aug 21, 2002 at 01:16 PM, in Applications
They were pasted in as pictures. I either copied... 636 Views / 10 Replies  
They were pasted in as pictures. I either copied as picture from Excel and pasted, or did regular copy in Excel then a paste special (picture). The strange thing is that 1/2 of them work fine. Is...
Posted by jrome, on Aug 21, 2002 at 11:07 AM, in Applications
Well, that's what I thought too. But when I open... 636 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, that's what I thought too. But when I open the file on a different Mac, it works fine.
Posted by jrome, on Aug 20, 2002 at 09:35 PM, in Applications
ok, one more question. I copied a bunch of Excel... 636 Views / 10 Replies  
ok, one more question. I copied a bunch of Excel graphs into PowerPoint. But now, when i go to view the presentation on a Windows machine, some (but not all) of the pictures are missing. What gives?
Posted by jrome, on Aug 19, 2002 at 11:18 PM, in Applications
Re: Quicktime 6 Blows chunks... 777 Views / 16 Replies  
What do you mean, you can't save movies?
Posted by jrome, on Aug 19, 2002 at 02:04 AM, in Applications
Powepoint presentations 636 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey,

I'm making a Powerpoint presentation, and wanted to know if there's a way to embed fonts. I plan to make the presentation from my laptop, but I want to be able to use another computer as a...
Posted by jrome, on Aug 18, 2002 at 04:53 PM, in Applications
So, this is a known issue, and I just have to... 388 Views / 6 Replies  
So, this is a known issue, and I just have to deal with it for another 3 weeks? This is actually the only thing that made me scream at OS X-- when it would take 10+ minutes to rename a few items.
Posted by jrome, on Aug 5, 2002 at 12:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Beach ball of death in Finder list view 388 Views / 6 Replies  
Basically, if I have folders with many items in them, and I try to change the sort order (while in list view, obviously), the Spinning beach ball of death shows up and locks me out of the Finder for...
Posted by jrome, on Aug 4, 2002 at 10:21 PM, in Mac OS X
"Many reviews claimed that iTools would be free... 664 Views / 76 Replies  
"Many reviews claimed that iTools would be free for life." That's a paraphrase of what you said. Ok, where are these reviews? I *searched* Google for this info-- itools "free for life", and there...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 30, 2002 at 03:10 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 664 Views / 76 Replies  
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I would be...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 28, 2002 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple exista as a business to make money, like... 524 Views / 49 Replies  
Apple exista as a business to make money, like any other. That's not the only point. My guess is that if Apple perfected things (bug-free) before selling them, they'd have 1 release every five years....
Posted by jrome, on Jul 23, 2002 at 07:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Final thoughts: People bought into iTools... 524 Views / 49 Replies  
Final thoughts:

People bought into iTools because they trusted Apple. Apple violated that trust with this new policy.

Email addresses change; when @home shut down, all the email addresses...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 22, 2002 at 11:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, it definitely wasn't a math error. .Mac... 524 Views / 49 Replies  
Actually, it definitely wasn't a math error. .Mac email option will be less than $10/month.

Kinda wrecks my credibility, huh?
Posted by jrome, on Jul 21, 2002 at 11:49 PM, in Mac OS X
You're right, my math was off. Actually, I think... 524 Views / 49 Replies  
You're right, my math was off. Actually, I think it was a typo and not a math error. Or maybe it was dyslexia. More like a lapse in concentration.

But yeah, less than $20/ year for an email-only...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 21, 2002 at 11:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Would everyone stop bitching about the lack of... 257 Views / 9 Replies  
Would everyone stop bitching about the lack of upgrade pricing if Apple required $200 for those coming straight from OS9? In other words, if you bought your CPU before June (or April) 2001 and...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 21, 2002 at 10:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Carpetfluff, a couple points: 1) It's kind... 524 Views / 49 Replies  
Carpetfluff, a couple points:

1) It's kind not to quote obsenely long legal agreeements when posting to the forum, as most of us have the ability to deduce, from the context of your post, the...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 21, 2002 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
BTW, I searched Google for the "Yours to keep"... 524 Views / 49 Replies  
BTW, I searched Google for the "Yours to keep" reference. Check it out <a href="http://www.apple.com/enews/2000/12/07enews2.html" target="_blank">here</a> . No reference is made to it being free,...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 21, 2002 at 11:49 AM, in Mac OS X
I never came to rely on my .Mac address, I just... 524 Views / 49 Replies  
I never came to rely on my .Mac address, I just used it as an occasional POP-mail server when i needed it. So, I don't have the same anger with Apple about having been "tricked" into using their...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 21, 2002 at 11:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Apple never said iTools was "free for life" 524 Views / 49 Replies  
Apple never promised free iTools for life. In the original license agreement, Apple clearly states they may discontinue these services at any time. See the <a...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 20, 2002 at 08:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Man, I guess I don't frequent MacNN often enough... 453 Views / 25 Replies  
Man, I guess I don't frequent MacNN often enough to understand this cheese thing. Maybe if they change the name from .Mac to .Cheese, there'll be a better response. Then you could sign up as cheddar...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 20, 2002 at 12:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, I never thought my post would lead to such... 453 Views / 25 Replies  
Wow, I never thought my post would lead to such interesting discussions of cheese.
My point is only this: Apple will not respond to people asking them to keep it free; they obviously anticipated...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 18, 2002 at 08:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hve haggled for my car. I haggled for the... 453 Views / 25 Replies  
I hve haggled for my car. I haggled for the web-hosting I got for my Mom (they charged me $80, I told him when I signed up that it was $60/year with automatic renewal, and they never norified me of a...
Posted by jrome, on Jul 18, 2002 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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