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The Logitech s530 has been a great Keyboard/Mouse... 4,594 Views / 88 Replies  
The Logitech s530 has been a great Keyboard/Mouse combo....I just wish Logitech or Microsoft would make another great Bluetooth Keyboard and/or Mouse to free help free up USB ports!!!
Posted by cspuryear, on May 13, 2011 at 12:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Looks like this thread has fallen off. Anyone... 450,673 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Looks like this thread has fallen off. Anyone have any new iMacs?
Posted by cspuryear, on Feb 11, 2010 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
What do do w/ a used eMac? 2,518 Views / 11 Replies  
So I just came into possession of an eMac that my Grandmother no longer uses. I'm not sure of the exact specs, but I've already got an Intel Core Duo 24" iMac and MacBook Air. Could I use it as an...
Posted by cspuryear, on Sep 26, 2009 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was totally unsatisfied w/ my D-Link DGL-4300.... 1,565 Views / 10 Replies  
I was totally unsatisfied w/ my D-Link DGL-4300. I bit the bullet this weekend and purchased an AE. It was up-and-running in less than 5 minutes w/ WPA/WPA2 security, and the range is better than the...
Posted by cspuryear, on Sep 8, 2009 at 02:48 PM, in Networking
So quick question. I notice that there are 2... 574 Views / 7 Replies  
So quick question. I notice that there are 2 different Airport Extreme's out there that support 'N'. The one that is 2.4GHz only can be had for about $80-100 while the Dual-Band one (newest) is about...
Posted by cspuryear, on Sep 1, 2009 at 02:45 PM, in Networking
I might try and go the Airport Express router and... 574 Views / 7 Replies  
I might try and go the Airport Express router and see what I can do about bridging. I might be able to use my D-Link as a bridge or just buy one of the small Airports as an extender where my iMac is....
Posted by cspuryear, on Aug 30, 2009 at 02:31 PM, in Networking
New Wireless Router recommendation? 574 Views / 7 Replies  
So I've got 2 mac's (24" iMac, Macbook Air), 1 Dell laptop, Wii, and XBox 360. I currently have a D-Link DGL-4300 that is just completely unreliable. It's firmware is up-to-date, tried different...
Posted by cspuryear, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:43 AM, in Networking
Follow-up....turns out it was the My Book... 1,300 Views / 6 Replies  
Follow-up....turns out it was the My Book enclosure and cables. I took out the drive, bought a little SATA -> USB dongle to test the drive out, and it works!!! I ordered a MiniStack v2.5, installed...
Posted by cspuryear, on Mar 11, 2009 at 04:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just following up on this thread because I was... 922 Views / 3 Replies  
Just following up on this thread because I was encountering my own "clicking" noise w/ my Western Digital My Book drive. My Mac stopped recognizing it, so I dismantled it. Bought a simple IDE/SATA ->...
Posted by cspuryear, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just took it apart, now I've got to figure out... 1,300 Views / 6 Replies  
Just took it apart, now I've got to figure out how to get it into something else.....
Posted by cspuryear, on Feb 22, 2009 at 03:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yep, I left it powered off all night and plugged... 1,300 Views / 6 Replies  
Yep, I left it powered off all night and plugged it back in this morning. The drive powers up, and I hear a very faint "click-click" noise, but won't mount over any interface. I just whipped out my...
Posted by cspuryear, on Feb 22, 2009 at 10:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WD My Book Pro hard drive failure? 1,300 Views / 6 Replies  
So I've had a My Book Pro (triple interface) for about 2 years now, using it as my Time Machine backup. Within the last few days, when Time Machine would initiate a backup, I'd just hear clicking...
Posted by cspuryear, on Feb 22, 2009 at 09:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yup, it's the Logitech S530 that I used w/ my old... 989 Views / 15 Replies  
Yup, it's the Logitech S530 that I used w/ my old iMac. It's a great set, so I decided to just keep using it.
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 11, 2009 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Photoshop Elements 7 for Mac? 1,275 Views / 3 Replies  
So I just bought a new iMac and have an old version of Elements (v3.0). I want to upgrade, but w/ Macworld just happening, I wasn't sure if v7.0 had been announced, or when it would be? Anyone have...
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 11, 2009 at 09:51 AM, in Applications
A few new pics of the iMac ... 450,673 Views / 1,355 Replies  
A few new pics of the iMac
http://img65.imageshack.us/img65/8894/dscn3811vk2.jpg

http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/3212/dscn3812ky3.jpg
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 10, 2009 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
A few new pics of the iMac ... 989 Views / 15 Replies  
A few new pics of the iMac
http://img65.imageshack.us/img65/8894/dscn3811vk2.jpg

http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/3212/dscn3812ky3.jpg
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 10, 2009 at 02:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wonder if they'll offer free upgrades if we just... 3,795 Views / 58 Replies  
Wonder if they'll offer free upgrades if we just bought a mac in the last week?
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 6, 2009 at 03:57 PM, in Applications
Sorry for the delay.....pics coming soon :) 989 Views / 15 Replies  
Sorry for the delay.....pics coming soon :)
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 6, 2009 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just bought a new iMac 989 Views / 15 Replies  
Sorry for the gloating, but I'm pretty excited. After 6 years of my "lampshade" g4 iMac, I saved up gift cards from last Christmas/Birthday and this Christmas/Birthday and bought one of the 24"...
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 28, 2008 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think eSATA or USB can be daisy-chained,... 1,360 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't think eSATA or USB can be daisy-chained, but Firewire can....not that it helps your situation......if you find out otherwise I'd love to know
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 28, 2008 at 05:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: Just got the wife a Macbook Air, will post pics... 1,068,910 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Just got the wife a Macbook Air, will post pics sometime this week....
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 28, 2008 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for everyone's help! Initial feedback from... 596 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for everyone's help! Initial feedback from my wife and I is that the Macbook Air is awesome! I manually transferred everything (as opposed to Migration Assistant) and everything is working...
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 28, 2008 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Went ahead and bought VMWare Fusion 2 to give it... 596 Views / 14 Replies  
Went ahead and bought VMWare Fusion 2 to give it a shot. It's $49 at Amazon w/ a $10 rebate. I'll let you guys know how it runs!

Anything specific I need to know about setting it up?
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 20, 2008 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
We actually use VMWare all the time at work (XP... 596 Views / 14 Replies  
We actually use VMWare all the time at work (XP Virtual machines), so if I got anything, it would be fusion. Where can I use that coupon code? At VMWare's site, or a 3rd party?
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 20, 2008 at 08:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The only problem w/ Parallels or Fusion is that... 596 Views / 14 Replies  
The only problem w/ Parallels or Fusion is that you have to buy it! I've already got a copy of XP Pro, and that's all I need for BootCamp
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 19, 2008 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, Quickbooks is going to be the only thing! I... 596 Views / 14 Replies  
Yep, Quickbooks is going to be the only thing! I actually counted the number of times she used her DVD drive, etc... and it's been extremely minimal. She doesn't even like using an external mouse. I...
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 18, 2008 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Laptop: 12" G4 PB -> 13.3" Macbook Air 596 Views / 14 Replies  
So I bought my wife a Macbook Air for Christmas from the Refurb site since my EPP discount allowed me to buy one for $999. Not a bad deal at all. I'm pretty excited about finally upgrading her after...
Posted by cspuryear, on Dec 18, 2008 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wish I didn't have to buy the Live Gold... 3,589 Views / 161 Replies  
I wish I didn't have to buy the Live Gold membership just to access my Netflix account. That sucks. It's like having to pay on top of your Netflix monthly fee. I guess I'll have to go out and...
Posted by cspuryear, on Nov 21, 2008 at 02:04 PM, in Gaming
Thanks everyone for their input. I think you are... 1,079 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks everyone for their input. I think you are all right in the sense that the iMac G4 is at the bottom of the ladder when talking about the minimum hardware requirements these days......
Posted by cspuryear, on May 27, 2008 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Upgrade current G4 iMac of purchase new one? 1,079 Views / 15 Replies  
So I've got a 1.25 GHz 20" iMac G4 with an 80gb drive and 768 mb of ram. It actually works great for everything I do: iTunes, Browsing, email, iPhoto, iMovie and iWeb. HOWEVER, It's starting to get a...
Posted by cspuryear, on May 23, 2008 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would HIGHLY recommend the D-Link DGL-4300.... 455 Views / 4 Replies  
I would HIGHLY recommend the D-Link DGL-4300. It's a fantastic wireless router w/ 10/100/1000 (gigabit) ethernet on it. I've got 1 PC, 1 windoze laptop, 1 imac, 1 Powerbook, Lingo VoIP, Nintendo Wii...
Posted by cspuryear, on Apr 30, 2008 at 10:52 AM, in Networking
I've got about 450+ albums which is in the... 4,882 Views / 33 Replies  
I've got about 450+ albums which is in the neighborhood of 40GB or so. It has a delay in scrolling and loading sometimes
Posted by cspuryear, on Nov 8, 2007 at 11:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've got the exact same 1.25 GHz iMac G4 w/ 768... 4,882 Views / 33 Replies  
I've got the exact same 1.25 GHz iMac G4 w/ 768 MB of ram....

I'm getting the impression that if I upgrade the ram to 2 GiG's I should be good to go? My machine runs well, but chugs in 10.4 right...
Posted by cspuryear, on Oct 31, 2007 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for this information, it's helped me a ton... 1,134 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks for this information, it's helped me a ton too!!!

Cheers
Posted by cspuryear, on May 26, 2007 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
D-Link DGL-4300. Enough said! :D 1,032 Views / 8 Replies  
D-Link DGL-4300. Enough said! :D
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 17, 2007 at 11:50 AM, in Networking
So I have a wireless network setup at home w/ 1... 762 Views / 1 Replies  
So I have a wireless network setup at home w/ 1 PC laptop, 1 PC desktop, 1 G4 Powerbook, 1 iMac G4 20"...and they're all wireless.

On the PC you want to share files from, just share the...
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 6, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in Networking
D-Link DGL-4300 I've had it for a while w/ a... 5,154 Views / 5 Replies  
D-Link DGL-4300

I've had it for a while w/ a Wireless G4 Powerbook, Wireless iMac G4, Wireless Shuttle PC, Wireless Xbox 360, and Sunrocket VOIP hooked up to it......

Not to mention my Dell...
Posted by cspuryear, on Jan 6, 2007 at 04:15 PM, in Networking
Treo 680, Blackberry 8700c, or Samsung Blackjack? 1,502 Views / 2 Replies  
My wife has a Powerbook G4 and has just started her own business. She wants to be able to access her email on the go, and I'm trying to figure out which phone from Cingular I should get her for...
Posted by cspuryear, on Nov 30, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just got one of those Western Digital My Book Pro... 479 Views / 7 Replies  
Just got one of those Western Digital My Book Pro 500's this weekend from NewEgg.com for about $262. It shipped last night, so I'll let you guys know how it is once I get it!!!
Posted by cspuryear, on Oct 9, 2006 at 09:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've got an older 20" G4 iMac, so the... 913 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got an older 20" G4 iMac, so the "positioning" of the AE card is different. BUT, I still don't get the best reception with it. I'm not sure how the new iMac's work, but in the case of your...
Posted by cspuryear, on Sep 15, 2006 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dave - this was the "manual" I was referring to.... 850 Views / 9 Replies  
Dave - this was the "manual" I was referring to. I thought that site had been forced to pull all of that stuff off?!?!?!
Posted by cspuryear, on Sep 14, 2006 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
sparhawk - Thanks for your reply. I read in... 850 Views / 9 Replies  
sparhawk -

Thanks for your reply. I read in a few places that each of the slots could take 1gb. I wonder if that was a mistake? :brick:
Posted by cspuryear, on Sep 13, 2006 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Upgrade ram on iMac G4 20" to 2gb? 850 Views / 9 Replies  
I used to have the (now-defunct) service manual and accidentally deleted it. But here's my question...

I currently have an iMac G4 1.25ghz w/ the 80gb drive and 768 mgs of ram. I can't justify...
Posted by cspuryear, on Sep 13, 2006 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Is 500gb too much? 684 Views / 12 Replies  
It may be a silly question, but I was wondering how much external storage is too much. I basically am looking at an external drive for MP3's (a few thousand), family pictures (growing by the day w/...
Posted by cspuryear, on Jun 1, 2006 at 11:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone??? 478 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone???
Posted by cspuryear, on May 16, 2006 at 10:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Western Digital My Book Premium 478 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm in the market for an external HD and it's a toss up between the Maxtor OneTouch II 500gb and the Western Digital My Book Premium 500gb. I'm looking for something that has both USB and Firewire....
Posted by cspuryear, on May 12, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Haven't tried that one simply because I've had no... 775 Views / 11 Replies  
Haven't tried that one simply because I've had no need to....however, I would think you'd be able to. email Logitech support and see what they say
Posted by cspuryear, on May 2, 2006 at 04:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
***UPDATE*** I don't know if it's the new... 775 Views / 11 Replies  
***UPDATE***

I don't know if it's the new Logitech Control Center update, or if I was just not paying attention before, but the email button IS configurable to launch an application.........
...
Posted by cspuryear, on Apr 29, 2006 at 11:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wow!!! So I was delinquent enough to forget my... 775 Views / 11 Replies  
Wow!!! So I was delinquent enough to forget my own post :)

I might try to post some pics this weekend, but here goes:

Appearance:
Great White/Silver accented desktop set that matches my 20"...
Posted by cspuryear, on Apr 7, 2006 at 05:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Logitech s 530 for the Mac 775 Views / 11 Replies  
Just got it last night from ZipZoomFly.com..........will set it up this weekend and write a review :)
Posted by cspuryear, on Mar 24, 2006 at 12:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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