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Apple music is nightmarish to use. It exists to... 180 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple music is nightmarish to use. It exists to push you into buying the Radio service. If you want to get to your own music installed it goes out of it's way to make it difficult.
Posted by JimWall, on Aug 4, 2015 at 04:56 PM, in Mac News
Metal seems like a good idea. The other... 956 Views / 7 Replies  
Metal seems like a good idea. The other improvements seem more like intrusions to me. I don't need Siri or my Mac tracking me so tightly that it can guess what I want.
Posted by JimWall, on Jun 8, 2015 at 05:31 PM, in Mac News
Since I live in Brooklyn and public transport is... 264 Views / 5 Replies  
Since I live in Brooklyn and public transport is the usual way to get around, Apple maps is a total loss. I use google maps all the time and find its interface to be miles ahead of Apple maps. But,...
Posted by JimWall, on Mar 12, 2015 at 02:38 AM, in Mac News
What worries me is that is is a subtle security... 630 Views / 9 Replies  
What worries me is that is is a subtle security flaw. It means you really can't just install and upgrade you have to manually check it - which slows down the process and leave vulnerabilities open...
Posted by JimWall, on Mar 6, 2015 at 05:33 PM, in Mac News
Finding duplicate image files 399 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been looking for a program to find duplicate image files, there's one called Pixo, but that seems to have stopped working in the latest OSX releases and the developers website doesn't offer a...
Posted by JimWall, on May 5, 2003 at 04:01 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Osiris >You can't make chicken salad from... 337 Views / 9 Replies  
Osiris

>You can't make chicken salad from chicken sh*t .

Was this supposed to be useful? Why is it chicken **** ?

Why do I bother to reply to such silly messages?

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Posted by JimWall, on Feb 9, 2001 at 07:17 PM, in Applications
>Hey, you think that the average Joe/Joan... 337 Views / 9 Replies  
>Hey, you think that the average Joe/Joan Six-Packs are even going to know how to do this? Do they >need also to get third-party software to anylize and check everything for them. Just to install a...
Posted by JimWall, on Feb 9, 2001 at 07:07 PM, in Applications
A lot of problems are users not Netscape 337 Views / 9 Replies  
I wonder how many of the people who are bitching and moaning about Net 6.1 have followed the correct way to install software? In years of helping Mac users the most common reason for problems is...
Posted by JimWall, on Feb 8, 2001 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
To answer a few comments from up the thread. If... 378 Views / 25 Replies  
To answer a few comments from up the thread. If you don't want the mail and aim modules, don't install them. Check custom in the installer and don't get them. I decided to forget both and the whole...
Posted by JimWall, on Oct 5, 2000 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
There isn't too much support for Pascal anymore -... 508 Views / 12 Replies  
There isn't too much support for Pascal anymore - which is sad because it is the best language to learn with. Metrowerks used to have a codewarrior lite that had pascal, but I haven't seen it arround...
Posted by JimWall, on Sep 28, 2000 at 01:39 PM, in Applications
I use a USB CDRW for back up and man it is slow,... 361 Views / 6 Replies  
I use a USB CDRW for back up and man it is slow, maybe I should''ve gone SCSI. It does work though and is reliable.

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James Wall
rtb.ink@mindspring.com
Posted by JimWall, on May 25, 2000 at 01:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
A port is a port is a port, the problem I see is ... 289 Views / 2 Replies  
A port is a port is a port, the problem I see is a number of different types of ports aren't covered. What about SCSI, USB Firewire? It isn't unusual that ABD and the Macs Mini Din 8 serial ports...
Posted by JimWall, on May 24, 2000 at 01:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Does anyone read the article compareing a G4 and i86 324 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know anything on the article that was posted that compared the G4's and various pentiums and clones. The author is busy quoting this benchmark and that, but I don't know enough about...
Posted by JimWall, on May 18, 2000 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Don't leave out the stuff from Arboretum Systems.... 368 Views / 14 Replies  
Don't leave out the stuff from Arboretum Systems. They have editors and the like. They have always worked well for me. Your can check out their stuff at
http://www.arboretum.com

FYI, I have no...
Posted by JimWall, on May 12, 2000 at 02:06 PM, in Applications
I'm posting this from LinuxPPC and I'm not having... 291 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm posting this from LinuxPPC and I'm not having any problems booting. Are you on the users mailing list? I've seen some stuff on there about this problem. Go to http://www.linuxppc.org the lists...
Posted by JimWall, on May 3, 2000 at 12:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ken, Hmmm, I've listened to the Koss and the... 319 Views / 11 Replies  
Ken,
Hmmm, I've listened to the Koss and the Grado, I think the Koss does have a better bass responce, but the Grado is more articulate giving a cleaner sound overall, but you can't go wrong with...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 24, 2000 at 06:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've been doing this for awhile, two programs... 319 Views / 11 Replies  
I've been doing this for awhile, two programs that I've used again and again Coaster and Sound Studio from Felt Tip. Two things that haven't been mentioned are, the better your input source the...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 24, 2000 at 01:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Gee, I'm sorry if I stepped on any toes, nor did... 286 Views / 4 Replies  
Gee, I'm sorry if I stepped on any toes, nor did I mean to imply that people shouldn't post here (I know I said it, sorry, bad choice of words). What had got to me was that there was no mention that...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 23, 2000 at 02:45 AM, in Applications
Complain less, help more or why are you posting Here? 286 Views / 4 Replies  
I understand that people check out the new netscape, run into problems and then start looking for answers. So far so good. But the new Mozilla browser is still in development and what is needed is...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 21, 2000 at 03:43 AM, in Applications
Try looking in MacFixit.com. They have lots of... 661 Views / 2 Replies  
Try looking in MacFixit.com. They have lots of stuff, i remember all sorts of posts regarding Quicken, I don't know if any apply to your problem. They have a set of fourms also that are very active....
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 19, 2000 at 01:10 PM, in Applications
I'm runing it on a Beige G3 though a USB card and... 339 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm runing it on a Beige G3 though a USB card and have not had a problem with it, the Charismac Driver will support Apple drives as well, so I just ditched the Apple CD extension. If there is a...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 11, 2000 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
kidsafe 300 Views / 0 Replies  
I ran into nothing but trouble with kidsafe, I just could not get it to work. Just stay with AOL and set the parental controls

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James Wall
rtb.ink@mindspring.com
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 11, 2000 at 02:29 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I got the Microtek Scanmaker x6, love it. cheep... 332 Views / 3 Replies  
I got the Microtek Scanmaker x6, love it. cheep and does great work.

jim Wall
rtb.ink@mindspring.com
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 11, 2000 at 02:23 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
TATungseth: Thanks for you kind comments, it is... 410 Views / 22 Replies  
TATungseth:
Thanks for you kind comments, it is disturbing when flames are used in the place of facts and reason, we do seem to be on the same wavelength. There is way to much hype for this...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 6, 2000 at 04:22 AM, in Applications
Well, lets see about some replies here, first,... 410 Views / 22 Replies  
Well, lets see about some replies here, first, how does Linux devices help Mac users? Directly, perhaps it doesn't, but the point here is that to look at this in terms of 'Mac" users is too narrow a...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 6, 2000 at 02:40 AM, in Applications
Will you guys give me a break Net. 6 is ok. 410 Views / 22 Replies  
Why is it that people will start off with one of those "I know its just a preview ... " then proceed bash something as if it were a finished product anyway. I think that the new Net. 6 is just fine...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 5, 2000 at 09:30 PM, in Applications
I had the same sort of problems with my son's... 366 Views / 29 Replies  
I had the same sort of problems with my son's iMac, I posted to the MacFixIt site and they said just restart with the Extensions set to OS9 all, that fixed the problem, but I have to restart to get...
Posted by JimWall, on Apr 5, 2000 at 01:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I just go a Sony Spressa and haven't had a... 339 Views / 16 Replies  
I just go a Sony Spressa and haven't had a problem with it. Its fast and comes with a good set of software. It uses Discripe from Charismac Software, which I like better than Toast anyway. It is...
Posted by JimWall, on Mar 31, 2000 at 12:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually I like the new color scheme, the... 1,008 Views / 71 Replies  
Actually I like the new color scheme, the blue-grey is one of my favorite colors, and I think the gold goes well. I've never been claustrophobic so I don't know about that feeling. Hinson's is to...
Posted by JimWall, on Feb 3, 2000 at 01:07 AM, in Feedback
A lot of people have been bashing this site for a... 1,008 Views / 71 Replies  
A lot of people have been bashing this site for a while now, if you want some really bad sites visit

http://www.webpagesthatsuck.com

There is a list of some real stinkers. You'll find that...
Posted by JimWall, on Feb 2, 2000 at 01:51 AM, in Feedback
I'm not a professional web designer, but I do... 1,008 Views / 71 Replies  
I'm not a professional web designer, but I do have opinions. I like the new layout. It's fresh, a nice change. I have to agree with the general line of critism, the logo gets lost and it seems a...
Posted by JimWall, on Feb 1, 2000 at 01:10 PM, in Feedback
The dialog will clear by its self if you just let... 306 Views / 3 Replies  
The dialog will clear by its self if you just let it alone, I'm not sure how long it takes, less than a minute I think.

James Wall
rtb.ink@mindspring.com
Posted by JimWall, on Jan 14, 2000 at 06:09 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I had the same problem with PowerPrint UBS. It... 308 Views / 10 Replies  
I had the same problem with PowerPrint UBS. It turned out to be a driver confict. I'm running a 740 through a USB card on a Beige G3 and had some problems with OS9. Get the lastest USB software from...
Posted by JimWall, on Dec 8, 1999 at 07:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks to all, I've got it running now. Both the... 418 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks to all, I've got it running now. Both the hack and the new drivers worked! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by JimWall, on Nov 17, 1999 at 12:41 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
So far no real problems with OS9. I have a post... 465 Views / 30 Replies  
So far no real problems with OS9. I have a post out about problems with the Belkin USB card and my copy of PGP 6.0.2 is also out. This is to be expected every time there is a major change in the OS....
Posted by JimWall, on Nov 3, 1999 at 01:08 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Belkin USB Busport Problem 418 Views / 13 Replies  
I just spoke to Belkin tech support and they comfirmed that the USB Busport PCI Card is not compatiable with OS 9. It seems that they use Apple drivers and the ones they have and the ones on the OS...
Posted by JimWall, on Nov 2, 1999 at 01:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OE 5 breaks parts to IE 4.5 301 Views / 1 Replies  
When I installed OE 5 I found that IE 4.5 no longer correctly renders my secure online banking. It seems that it is not handling Javascript and HTML. I installed clean copies of both and the new 128...
Posted by JimWall, on Oct 21, 1999 at 02:39 PM, in Applications
It looks like ROM update v3 is an older version... 377 Views / 2 Replies  
It looks like ROM update v3 is an older version of the rom 2.085, the newest is 2.200, it seems to be posted in order to allow use of the k56flex protocall. My modem has been a bit flaky to lately,...
Posted by JimWall, on Aug 17, 1999 at 12:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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