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I have no background in this kind of thing but... 1,327 Views / 35 Replies  
I have no background in this kind of thing but it seems to me ...Inland type waterway operation=not operating over the horizon=vulnerable to land based drastically cheaper laser guided weapons. I'd...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Oct 25, 2009 at 02:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My vote for the best commercial ever made (back... 1,390 Views / 21 Replies  
My vote for the best commercial ever made (back in the 80s?). An old CEO is sitting at his desk and his secretary says the divorce lawyer says he's in big trouble, he shrugs. Then the ceo gets...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Oct 2, 2009 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I threw out a wide net with my question. I... 580 Views / 2 Replies  
I threw out a wide net with my question. I cannot find water meter manufacturers who offer network support that uses a mac. Currently, I'm stuck at the idea of using the meter manufacturer's...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Feb 11, 2009 at 08:55 PM, in Applications
Meter reading software 580 Views / 2 Replies  
I provide office support for a mobile home park. Currently, I'm using Filemaker Pro 9.0 to generate monthly statements. Is anyone aware of any meter reading (water in my case) software for the...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Feb 11, 2009 at 07:56 PM, in Applications
Sorry, I just got a call to go sandbag. Another... 2,358 Views / 115 Replies  
Sorry, I just got a call to go sandbag. Another time I would love to have this discussion.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 13, 2008 at 08:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Let me start by saying I am not a scientist, if... 2,358 Views / 115 Replies  
Let me start by saying I am not a scientist, if someone else is more more qualified to defend creationism, please step in.

Let's separate evolution from science. I'm only attacking evolution. ...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 13, 2008 at 07:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
@ Helmling Oh no you don't. :) Your... 2,358 Views / 115 Replies  
@ Helmling Oh no you don't. :)



Your making a invalid sweeping generalization to advance your point. I'm an old earth creationist. I may be stuck with people speaking in tongues and...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 13, 2008 at 02:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I question if actors are MORE qualified than... 2,358 Views / 115 Replies  
I question if actors are MORE qualified than ordinary people to evaluate political candidates. I'm not upset at all. In fact, I think that Matt Damon has done a fine job of providing motivation to ...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 11, 2008 at 10:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I took a look on the webcam. It's still there. ... 827 Views / 23 Replies  
I took a look on the webcam. It's still there. :)
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 11, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Matt Damon is an actor. His expertise... 2,358 Views / 115 Replies  
Matt Damon is an actor. His expertise is.....acting. He is mocking the idea of a president accepting the bible as being literal. So what. George Patton stands in history as one of America's ...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 11, 2008 at 09:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Scanning one photo at a time is feasible but it... 655 Views / 8 Replies  
Scanning one photo at a time is feasible but it would include clicking a continue scanning button after each photo and waiting for each scan. Times 1500. Aghhh. Alcohol would have to be a part of...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 27, 2008 at 03:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Quality of the scanned photos is the real issue... 655 Views / 8 Replies  
Quality of the scanned photos is the real issue here. Acceptable for casual use isn't good enough for alot of people. If your archiving the photo collection, go with scancafe. This is a quality...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 27, 2008 at 02:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The scansnap will make short work of photos... 655 Views / 8 Replies  
The scansnap will make short work of photos printed on normal 8 by 11 paper. Original photos of different sizes on different kinds of paper POSSIBLY may have to be put thru one at a time. My...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
To my undiscerning eye, my Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M... 655 Views / 8 Replies  
To my undiscerning eye, my Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M scanner is acceptable for scanning printed photos. It's under $400 at newegg. I've been very happy with my scansnap. It's alot faster than a...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I wish I could have seen the look on the CEO's... 1,527 Views / 54 Replies  
I wish I could have seen the look on the CEO's face when he saw this!!!! He had to be wondering what he did to deserve this.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 21, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The 30" display causes less eye strain for me. ... 1,977 Views / 33 Replies  
The 30" display causes less eye strain for me. Another vote for the 30" display.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 21, 2008 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Fluke. 968 Views / 19 Replies  
Fluke.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Jul 8, 2008 at 07:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The mx revolution is a great mouse. I just wish... 5,354 Views / 39 Replies  
The mx revolution is a great mouse. I just wish it came in different sizes. I would prefer one about 25% larger.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Jul 3, 2008 at 03:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was thinking of this upcoming Christmas buying... 2,998 Views / 49 Replies  
I was thinking of this upcoming Christmas buying a flight simulator (probably a current edition of X-Plane) with all of the hardware flight controls, playing full screen on my 30" ACD. I have no...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Apr 26, 2008 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I need to focus my question a little tighter. Is... 2,998 Views / 49 Replies  
I need to focus my question a little tighter. Is the 8800GT overkill for Mac Pro users that have a 30" ACD gaming in OSX?
Posted by Captain Curt, on Apr 26, 2008 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is the 8800GT overkill for Mac Pro users that... 2,998 Views / 49 Replies  
Is the 8800GT overkill for Mac Pro users that have a 30" ACD? From cgc's 72.18 fps which implies 13.9 ms, I noticed that cgc's 7300 actually beat the 14 ms response time spec for the 30" ACD. The...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Apr 26, 2008 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
There are two knobs just to the right of graphics... 2,998 Views / 49 Replies  
There are two knobs just to the right of graphics card that are actually thumbscrews. You need to loosen them to change graphics cards.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Apr 26, 2008 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it does not seem that the Apple writers are... 18,893 Views / 90 Replies  
Well, it does not seem that the Apple writers are bathing themselves in clarity. It appears that there are five possibilities.

1) Gamers rejoice. We have a great upgrade card running at full...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Jan 12, 2008 at 12:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I appreciate the info. Thanks guys. The journey... 1,298 Views / 3 Replies  
I appreciate the info. Thanks guys. The journey begins......
Posted by Captain Curt, on Nov 7, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in Developer Center
Best book to learn C? 1,298 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm an absolute programming newbie. I've decided to learn C and then learn Obj C, to prepare for using Xcode. What is the best textbook for learning C? Thank you!
Posted by Captain Curt, on Nov 7, 2007 at 07:34 PM, in Developer Center
Beerman, I had trouble with my Sony TRV 17( I... 792 Views / 8 Replies  
Beerman, I had trouble with my Sony TRV 17( I can't remember if I saw a blue screen or not). I switched from using the camcorder battery to 110v and all was well. Also, check and make sure your in...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 10, 2007 at 07:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mduell, you make an excellent point. Maybe this... 40,667 Views / 565 Replies  
Mduell, you make an excellent point. Maybe this is one of the first real downsides (besides cost) of a mac pro. We are locked into a Apple supplied video card. I'm hoping the new mac pros will...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 8, 2007 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I seriously doubt emailing Steve Jobs will do any... 40,667 Views / 565 Replies  
I seriously doubt emailing Steve Jobs will do any good, for quite a few reasons. Leopard should be shipping in the near future. Steve and company would want to save a new video card (or new mac...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 8, 2007 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
address book/mail underlined web address no go 354 Views / 0 Replies  
Can anyone tell me how to email to a web address that is underlined. Mail and address book both reformat my underlined web address to a normal text web address. Thank you!
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 26, 2007 at 01:22 AM, in Applications
The current mac pro case is great. Apple could... 1,464 Views / 21 Replies  
The current mac pro case is great. Apple could keep it the same for the next thirty years and I wouldn't care. If Apple does keep the same design, they should mount a model or refresh number on...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 12, 2007 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't care what the new Mac Pro case would look... 40,667 Views / 565 Replies  
I don't care what the new Mac Pro case would look like. I could go for easy access to the CPUs, hot swapping of the hard disks and most of all, a touch typist keyboard that would hide dirt and...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 5, 2007 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
with an embarrassed grin ah ya 461 Views / 3 Replies  
ok, I'm notorious for not paying any attention to instructions. Hey I use a mac. I ahhhh shut down and restarted. Quicktime works just fine now. Thanks.
Posted by Captain Curt, on May 15, 2007 at 07:26 PM, in Applications
Tetenal thanks for the reply. I went back to... 461 Views / 3 Replies  
Tetenal thanks for the reply. I went back to default setting. I did not help. Still stuck, I guess I'm going to have to delete quicktime and reload off of the system disk. Don't know what else to...
Posted by Captain Curt, on May 15, 2007 at 07:15 PM, in Applications
quicktime problem 461 Views / 3 Replies  
hello everybody,
I just downloaded the latest update to quicktime (version 7.16) and immediately had problems using
utube. Is anybody else having this problem? I get the question mark over...
Posted by Captain Curt, on May 15, 2007 at 11:44 AM, in Applications
You may be OK. I seem to recall a discussion... 1,225 Views / 4 Replies  
You may be OK. I seem to recall a discussion where someone said the apple care on a apple display had a longer time frame only if the monitor was bought at the same time a mac was bought. This is...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Mar 24, 2007 at 02:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The 7300gt in my mac pro does a fine job of... 1,127 Views / 10 Replies  
The 7300gt in my mac pro does a fine job of driving my 30" apple cinema display (No games). This stock video card eases a little bit of the pain of buying pricy ram.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Mar 23, 2007 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
My 2.66 Mac Pro flies on 3 gig of ram. Next time... 1,406 Views / 19 Replies  
My 2.66 Mac Pro flies on 3 gig of ram. Next time before you shut down, you may want to go to the activity monitor and check to see how much free ram you have left. How many page outs do you have?
Posted by Captain Curt, on Feb 3, 2007 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
vmarks, thanks for that link. It is nice to have... 50,477 Views / 1,271 Replies  
vmarks, thanks for that link. It is nice to have more options. That will be what I go to if the iphone can't accomidate the external antenna.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Feb 3, 2007 at 05:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For folks that do alot of traveling, a external... 50,477 Views / 1,271 Replies  
For folks that do alot of traveling, a external cellular antenna is nice to have. I drive semi long haul. For me, a external cellular antenna is standard equipment. I'm hoping that Apple chooses...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Feb 3, 2007 at 05:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The iphone is missing one feature. 50,477 Views / 1,271 Replies  
One critical feature that the iphone is missing (or hasn't be mentioned) is a port and/or access for a external cellular antenna. It can make a huge difference in remote areas.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Feb 2, 2007 at 08:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've bought a refurbished 2.66 mac pro and a... 743 Views / 4 Replies  
I've bought a refurbished 2.66 mac pro and a refurbished 30" apple display. Both units were in excellent condition. (One pixel dead on the display.) Apple refurbs offer the best bang for the...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Feb 2, 2007 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
I waited for MacWorld but had to settle for a Mac... 5,270 Views / 60 Replies  
I waited for MacWorld but had to settle for a Mac Pro 2.66 refurb. (What a computer! I am absolutely delighted with it.) My checking account is happier. Also, the iphone replaced the macbook as my...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Jan 18, 2007 at 02:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry I was vaugue. Did you use a different... 2,165 Views / 18 Replies  
Sorry I was vaugue. Did you use a different power cord with the Mac Pro replacement?
Posted by Captain Curt, on Nov 20, 2006 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Did you use a different power cord with the newer... 2,165 Views / 18 Replies  
Did you use a different power cord with the newer Mac? Are you using a three prong power cord on a three prong power outlet? If yes to both questions, I would think the culprit might be in the...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Nov 20, 2006 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Lateralus, I respect your opinion a great deal. ... 964 Views / 8 Replies  
Lateralus, I respect your opinion a great deal. Have you washed a motherboard with IC chips? The cpu? Wow thats why I come to this forum. To learn.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Nov 19, 2006 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
You guys are right. I didn't articulate very... 964 Views / 8 Replies  
You guys are right. I didn't articulate very well. One drop of water in the wrong spot with power applied can kill electronics. The disagreement I have is computers working after being...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Nov 19, 2006 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
better safe than sorry 964 Views / 8 Replies  
Computers working after being sumbmerged in flood water? I don't think so. A couple of drops of water (or any conducting liquid) is enough to do major damage. Electronic devices do not like water....
Posted by Captain Curt, on Nov 17, 2006 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you take apart a cinema display, take... 667 Views / 4 Replies  
If you take apart a cinema display, take pictures. Your ah..... are going somewhere nobody has been and talked about it. You may want to be mindfull of electrical saftey. I have no idea what power...
Posted by Captain Curt, on Sep 1, 2006 at 03:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks sek929. The more info the better for my... 837 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks sek929. The more info the better for my diagnosing my Mac.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 31, 2006 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Googer-Giger I didn't see your reply before I... 837 Views / 12 Replies  
Googer-Giger I didn't see your reply before I posted mine. Maybe a new power supply is the answer. Thanks.
Posted by Captain Curt, on Aug 31, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
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