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QuickTime VR Viewer or Converter? 468 Views / 0 Replies  
I have some old QTVRs and current QuickTime doesn't support it. Is anyone aware of the most current piece of software that will run it? Is there a converter out there to a current format?

Thanks!
Posted by schalliol, on Oct 30, 2017 at 12:13 PM, in Applications
Filetypes Different Language? 207 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a strange question. I'm getting weird names for my filetypes in High Sierra.

For Example:

Folder = Pasta
PNG = "Imagem PNG"
JPEG = "Imagem JPEG"
AVI = "Filme AVI"
Posted by schalliol, on Oct 2, 2017 at 12:28 AM, in macOS
Poll: Just wondering if you're finding it useful. I... 820 Views / 14 Replies  
Just wondering if you're finding it useful. I know it's early days, so most probably don't support it. I figured if useful people would want it on the desktop too (and in my case an elevated MBP...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 26, 2017 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Agreed that the tactile are better. I think the... 820 Views / 14 Replies  
Agreed that the tactile are better. I think the problem with my question is we're too advanced as an average user set. Does anyone heee have a Touch Bar MBP?
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 26, 2017 at 03:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I suppose we're in a special group on this forum.... 820 Views / 14 Replies  
I suppose we're in a special group on this forum. I had a Tactile Pro v1 and v2 before moving to Das Keyboards. I use an Apple Magic Keyboard in the office now because my office doesn't have a...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 23, 2017 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Good point on the keypad. I bought a NewerTech... 820 Views / 14 Replies  
Good point on the keypad. I bought a NewerTech full keypad that works great, but I do sometimes set it aside. Page up and down would be in the Touch Bar. I agree on the arrow keys, but I've gotten...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 23, 2017 at 04:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Who would buy a Touch Bar Keyboard? 820 Views / 14 Replies  
I use desktop Macs often (like my 5K 4GHz iMac), and I even put my MBP on a pedestal at work beside my monitors many times. Assuming a price premium to the existing keyboard, who else would buy one?
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 23, 2017 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, turning off other devices certainly is nice... 358 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, turning off other devices certainly is nice if you can do it, but if I'm in my car and I want to use speakerphone much of the time but put in a headset for a longer call, I should be able to...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
AirPods and Bluetooth Conflicts? 358 Views / 2 Replies  
When I'm using my 7 Plus with my AirPods and there are other paired BT devices in range, often I get total silence on the AirPods, and it's extremely confusing. I first make sure audio device is...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 13, 2017 at 02:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone Doesn't Vibrate if Messages is Running on Mac 511 Views / 0 Replies  
Since I've migrated to Sierra and iOS 10, I've notice that my 7 Plus won't vibrate on my desk if Messages is running on my Mac. The result is that sometimes I don't notice I got a message. It's...
Posted by schalliol, on Nov 4, 2016 at 12:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Tool to Reset Workspace With Monitor Shift? 726 Views / 0 Replies  
In apps like those from Adobe, you can save your workspace within that app so you can have a layout when switching between 3 monitors or 1 in a laptop. I'm looking for something like that for the OS...
Posted by schalliol, on Aug 16, 2016 at 09:17 AM, in macOS
Oh, gotcha. Yes, I use a 5GHz band and a 2.4GHz... 1,158 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh, gotcha. Yes, I use a 5GHz band and a 2.4GHz band (Schalliol 2.4 and Schalliol 5) and have the laptops/desktops prefer the 5GHz. The band steering is interesting, but ultimately wanting to pic...
Posted by schalliol, on Mar 29, 2016 at 04:11 PM, in Networking
Agree with you abbaZaba, I'm leaning to get one... 1,158 Views / 7 Replies  
Agree with you abbaZaba, I'm leaning to get one more AP or Router (routers are often cheaper and can basically just turn off the router). Certainly the wireless links aren't great unless you just...
Posted by schalliol, on Mar 28, 2016 at 02:18 PM, in Networking
I have a Ubiquiti outdoor 5 GHz N AP I have stuck... 1,158 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a Ubiquiti outdoor 5 GHz N AP I have stuck inside my patio's pergola. It's actually a bit of a pain to manage it with the software, but I'll look at the AC APs too. Do you set them up for...
Posted by schalliol, on Mar 21, 2016 at 10:20 AM, in Networking
Best Way to Max 802.11ac Performance? Number of streams, multiple APs? 1,158 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a three stream 802.11ac MBP and a three stream 802.11ac iMac (among a bunch of other ac and 5GHz n wireless devices). I also have a ~5,200 sq ft on three floors inc. basement (it's cheap...
Posted by schalliol, on Mar 12, 2016 at 01:18 PM, in Networking
Steve, thanks. I am aware syncing with a cable... 652 Views / 3 Replies  
Steve, thanks. I am aware syncing with a cable is no longer needed, but I thought that when you change from previously sync'd to computer to "don't sync" it would delete all the apps on the device...
Posted by schalliol, on Aug 17, 2015 at 05:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Best Way to Stop Syncing Apps? 652 Views / 3 Replies  
I have something like 80GB of apps in my Mobile Applications folder on my Mac. I have previously had my apps sync on my MBP, but if I uncheck syncing the apps, how can I avoid losing the apps on the...
Posted by schalliol, on Aug 17, 2015 at 05:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hey, some of us use Microsoft Office products in... 3,811 Views / 13 Replies  
Hey, some of us use Microsoft Office products in business, even as die hard Apple fans (actually former employees). It's really essential to have the MSFT product in some circumstances where users...
Posted by schalliol, on Mar 17, 2015 at 04:51 PM, in Mac News
Eeek, should've seen that one first! Sorry. ... 2,289 Views / 3 Replies  
Eeek, should've seen that one first! Sorry. Nevertheless, I'd enjoy comments from other users who use Office.
Posted by schalliol, on Mar 17, 2015 at 04:38 PM, in Applications
What Do You Think of Office 2016 for Mac? 2,289 Views / 3 Replies  
It's a free preview that will work until it officially ships. MacWorld (http://www.macworld.com/article/2893254/first-look-microsoft-office-2016-for-mac-doesnt-feel-like-an-afterthought.html) has a...
Posted by schalliol, on Mar 17, 2015 at 04:26 PM, in Applications
At the MacRumors thread listed at the top, there... 7,324 Views / 17 Replies  
At the MacRumors thread listed at the top, there are now full instructions. I'm running 10.10.1 on my 2006 Mac Pro
Posted by schalliol, on Dec 18, 2014 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
angelmb, this is helpful! I'll have to try this.... 12,772 Views / 23 Replies  
angelmb, this is helpful! I'll have to try this. Really, with the SSD RAID 0, maybe a CPU upgrade and a good GPU, this is a very capable machine on Yosemite. I understand people have been able to...
Posted by schalliol, on Sep 4, 2014 at 09:44 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Gotcha, nice. I'll dig further on the CPUs. I'm... 7,324 Views / 17 Replies  
Gotcha, nice. I'll dig further on the CPUs. I'm not sure I get the point of the MaxConnect today. What I did a few years ago is get a 5.25" drive bay that has slots for four 2.5" hard drives and...
Posted by schalliol, on Sep 4, 2014 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ooh. I would enjoy doing that if it's not too... 7,324 Views / 17 Replies  
Ooh. I would enjoy doing that if it's not too expensive. Any idea what good CPUs might be to throw in there now that it's late 2014?

I highly recommend the RAID 0 SSD startup disk like I have if...
Posted by schalliol, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the post, and I like that it sounds... 7,324 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for the post, and I like that it sounds like once you do that EFI mod everything works in a non-hacked way, so that's awesome. If you could point to simple instructions for folks (including...
Posted by schalliol, on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro 1,1 & 2,1 and Yosemite (2006/2007) 7,324 Views / 17 Replies  
I wasn't planning to upgrade the OS on the machine beyond what Apple supports, but unfortunately so many apps just are beginning to require new OSes. With the SSD RAID 0 and total of 7 internal...
Posted by schalliol, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's a good tip. I just found SuperSync -... 2,291 Views / 7 Replies  
That's a good tip. I just found SuperSync - Merge, Compare, Repair, Access, & Explore Your iTunes Libraries (http://www.supersync.com), which might be the ticket. I hope it works on my Ultra 4 Plus...
Posted by schalliol, on Jun 22, 2014 at 12:46 AM, in Applications
I agree the interface on these aren't great. The... 2,291 Views / 7 Replies  
I agree the interface on these aren't great. The issue is needing to sync libraries of music selectively, which just hosting it on a Mac won't do either. I do have an older and powerful-enough Mac...
Posted by schalliol, on Jun 20, 2014 at 03:24 PM, in Applications
Best Way to Manage Music Libraries? 2,291 Views / 7 Replies  
I used to use MediaRover to sync iTunes libraries, but it seems to have gone under (they never charged for it as far as I can tell). MediaRover worked for the application below.

I would like to...
Posted by schalliol, on Jun 19, 2014 at 01:15 PM, in Applications
Interesting. I'll try reinstalling. Thanks! 524 Views / 2 Replies  
Interesting. I'll try reinstalling. Thanks!
Posted by schalliol, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM, in macOS
Deleting Items Time Machine Backup in 10.9 w FileVault 556 Views / 0 Replies  
I enabled FileVault in 10.9, and I can't delete files from my backup. I used to use this (pre-10.9 and pre-filevault) when I had big files in downloads that I wanted to destroy forever. I have some...
Posted by schalliol, on Dec 3, 2013 at 01:04 PM, in macOS
Logitech NuLOOQ Design Controller No Longer Works 524 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been using an older USB product I haven't seen anything that compares with, a Logitech NuLOOQ Design Controller. It's somewhat like a 3D mouse designed primarily for Adobe products. I used it...
Posted by schalliol, on Dec 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM, in macOS
Okay, to be clear, you're saying one mini... 797 Views / 2 Replies  
Okay, to be clear, you're saying one mini displayport adapter per thunderbolt channel, regardless of how it's set up. To complicate things further, if you have a dock with an additional thunderbolt...
Posted by schalliol, on Nov 14, 2013 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dual DisplayPort or DVI Displays on New 15" Retina? 797 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a new Retina MBP (discrete GPU version) coming, and I have two 24" 1920x1200 IPS HP displays that have full-size DisplayPort and DVI. Can I run dual displays using two Mini DisplayPort to DVI...
Posted by schalliol, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It actually seems I have a double set of... 845 Views / 5 Replies  
It actually seems I have a double set of SystemUIServer running on this user (only one copy for another user). Good thought! Any idea how that might happen? Of course the better question is "how...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 16, 2011 at 01:53 AM, in macOS
Twin sounds really good and now available on the... 2,158 Views / 16 Replies  
Twin sounds really good and now available on the AppStore. Question: if you wanted to do an initial backup and then change it to remote, is it easy in the software to change? I assume you'd run a...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 3, 2011 at 08:28 PM, in Networking
Do you just do the 50GB or pay for more? Any... 2,158 Views / 16 Replies  
Do you just do the 50GB or pay for more? Any ideas what you'd do if you had more you wanted to back-up?
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 3, 2011 at 06:00 PM, in Networking
A friend suggested Synk... 2,158 Views / 16 Replies  
A friend suggested Synk (http://decimus.net/Synk/), and I emailed a rep. That person wrote back quickly with the following:
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 3, 2011 at 05:59 PM, in Networking
I will start things off with what I am thinking... 2,158 Views / 16 Replies  
I will start things off with what I am thinking of doing:

Client-side Sync Software Used - Qdea's Synchronize! Plus (http://www.qdea.com/pages/pages-syncx/syncx1.html)
Server Software Used, if...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 3, 2011 at 04:29 PM, in Networking
Best Practices for DIY Offsite Backup Thread 2,158 Views / 16 Replies  
Most people (here) know that they should have an off-site backup in the event of total loss of the dwelling (fire, flood, theft of all the electronics, etc.). I know that some of us have been using...
Posted by schalliol, on Feb 3, 2011 at 04:19 PM, in Networking
Duplicated Menu Bar Problem 845 Views / 5 Replies  
For the past month or so I've had a duplicate menu bar, and I can't seem to figure out why. Each item works just fine, but I've got two of everything. Does anyone have any idea where I ought to...
Posted by schalliol, on Jan 30, 2011 at 10:31 PM, in macOS
Ok, did that, don't see any in the 70 there were... 1,575 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, did that, don't see any in the 70 there were there any you have in mind there? Thanks!
Posted by schalliol, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bootable Internal SATA Card Mac Pro? 1,575 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm thinking about putting 3 SSDs in one of the optical bays of a 1st Gen Mac Pro using a 4 drive 2.5" enclosure (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816119012) and am wondering if...
Posted by schalliol, on Jan 22, 2011 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the post! :thumbsup: Now we just need... 8,359 Views / 38 Replies  
Thanks for the post! :thumbsup: Now we just need someone to make a nice powered hub that can 2A charge and sync!
Posted by schalliol, on Jan 5, 2011 at 11:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for making the effort to try this! 8,359 Views / 38 Replies  
Thanks for making the effort to try this!
Posted by schalliol, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This sounds like it explains basically how it... 8,359 Views / 38 Replies  
This sounds like it explains basically how it must work, and it may tell the story that there's no way to do data transfer at 2.1A. That said, the new macs can supply a higher power (don't know if...
Posted by schalliol, on Jul 30, 2010 at 03:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I may have originally misunderstood The... 8,359 Views / 38 Replies  
I may have originally misunderstood The Godfather. Someone could just design one to do this as noted above. This is what I am looking for, and it should be possible. Perhaps this is a good job for...
Posted by schalliol, on Jul 29, 2010 at 03:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't know about how it would be structured,... 8,359 Views / 38 Replies  
I don't know about how it would be structured, but this is the type of thing I'm looking for.

No, the iPhone 4 doesn't need a high powered USB hub to charge, but neither does the iPad. Both just...
Posted by schalliol, on Jul 29, 2010 at 02:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We went back and forth via PM, but since The... 8,359 Views / 38 Replies  
We went back and forth via PM, but since The Godfather indicated he could make two for two devices, I made an OmniGraffle of what I'm looking for:
http://www.schalliol.com/forums/MacNN/10WUSBHub.png
Posted by schalliol, on Jul 29, 2010 at 01:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The problem with this is that we need 2,000mA to... 8,359 Views / 38 Replies  
The problem with this is that we need 2,000mA to a couple of ports. 480Mbps is what USB 2.0 can handle in terms of mega bits per second. What you are describing is fairly similar to most hubs, but...
Posted by schalliol, on Jul 29, 2010 at 01:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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