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I laughed when I saw the pic of your connection.... 646 Views / 27 Replies  
I laughed when I saw the pic of your connection. Of course its slow. Think about how inadequate copper is for high bandwidth transmission. Then take all the junctures you show, which slow everything...
Posted by jmiddel, on Nov 11, 2014 at 02:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, in Germany a pint is 'eine Halbe', a half of ... 2,048 Views / 115 Replies  
No, in Germany a pint is 'eine Halbe', a half of 'eine Mass' which is the standard portion (measure) of beer equal to 1 liter (33.8 fl oz).
Posted by jmiddel, on Nov 11, 2014 at 01:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Early last year i bought a Mini Server, upgraded... 3,760 Views / 194 Replies  
Early last year i bought a Mini Server, upgraded the RAM to 16 for 190 and swapped an SSD in for another 200, so for roughly 1,400 bucks I got a very capable machine, quad core i7, lots of RAM, SSD....
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 21, 2014 at 02:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Two dimensional op-art, or a code? By... 793 Views / 30 Replies  
Two dimensional op-art, or a code? By manipulating the different lengths and hues of the bars, could one create validation protocols?
Maybe there is an inverse relation between the percentage of...
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 10, 2014 at 03:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use OS X because it works seamlessly to get all... 266 Views / 6 Replies  
I use OS X because it works seamlessly to get all my work done. I don't need to fiddle around with the os underpinnings. If someone wants to, they can just drop into Terminal and work from the the CL.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Amazon Flash Evil 223 Views / 3 Replies  
Amazon just rolled out their music service for Prime members. It requires Flash to be enabled. Just new online, and so antiquated. If mighty Amazon can't get with it and embrace HTMLH 5, WTF?
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 7, 2014 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife asked why I was laughing, and it would... 785 Views / 48 Replies  
My wife asked why I was laughing, and it would have taken paragraphs to explain this simple expression. Three desirable attributes (giving eggs, wool and milk) totally devalued by being incorporated...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 25, 2014 at 01:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, have been smiling as I read. I... 785 Views / 48 Replies  
I agree, have been smiling as I read. I appreciate the OP throwing out these topics, which to his credit, seem able to get some decent interaction going here.

Now, as to cooking, both my wife and...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It took a complete uninstall and- and re- install... 1,688 Views / 31 Replies  
It took a complete uninstall and- and re- install of Office and a rebuild of Outlook's database to clear the problem. I think maybe just rebuilding the DB would have sufficed, since that is where the...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 7, 2014 at 10:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Talked to MS support, they have not fixed it yet,... 1,688 Views / 31 Replies  
Talked to MS support, they have not fixed it yet, despite a complete reinstall of Office. The tech found the line at the bottom as a indicator of something wrong, but didn't know what it meant....
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 5, 2014 at 09:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I have a user account just for this, called... 1,688 Views / 31 Replies  
I have a user account just for this, called 'Test', and Safari quit on launch. Just to be clear, I did not upgrade anything within 24 hours of this problem. Safari got upped with 10.9.4 which I...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 5, 2014 at 04:56 PM, in Mac OS X
All of what you said is agreed upon and done. I... 1,688 Views / 31 Replies  
All of what you said is agreed upon and done. I have not upgraded anything since the last OS update some days ago, a bit before this problem arose. This update required a restart, so all apps were...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 5, 2014 at 02:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Outlook and Safari crash at launch 1,688 Views / 31 Replies  
Last night, at last email check, I noticed a warning from Outlook which said "Outlook must quit due to an error...." and I've been unable to relaunch it. This morning Safari Unexpectedly Quit, and...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 4, 2014 at 08:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Yessss! A backlit keyboard 536 Views / 2 Replies  
What a treat for sore eye. Been using the superb Apple KB for years, always wishing that I could see the letters like I can on my MBP. Being a terrible non touch typist I need all the help I can get,...
Posted by jmiddel, on Apr 7, 2014 at 03:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, BT off also. 274 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, BT off also.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 28, 2014 at 02:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad Air 15% battery/hour use 274 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it normal to use 15% of battery per hour? It wasn't this bad before 7.1. More like 10%.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 27, 2014 at 02:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use SuperDuper. 540 Views / 8 Replies  
I use SuperDuper.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 26, 2014 at 02:06 AM, in Applications
Table radio squeals with Mini input, silent with MBP 170 Views / 0 Replies  
I got a Polk iSonic for my computer. When attached to my Mini through either audio out or via usb DAC it squeals when set to AUX at 38 +-5 db around 1K hz. Same from my wife's Mini audio out. Her MB...
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 19, 2014 at 10:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I remember this being and issue with past MBs and... 4,381 Views / 65 Replies  
I remember this being and issue with past MBs and MBPs, which is why I never put them to sleep. You could post the console output, maybe someone can sort it out.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 18, 2014 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is widespread consensus amongst those in... 697 Views / 46 Replies  
There is widespread consensus amongst those in the know that with current Mac OSs you don't need regular maintenance, I only use DW or TTP if I'm having a problem, which is very seldom. The OS...
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 18, 2014 at 09:06 PM, in Applications
That is sweet! I've Cary Audio gear and loved it. 789 Views / 32 Replies  
That is sweet! I've Cary Audio gear and loved it.
Posted by jmiddel, on Feb 13, 2014 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just creeped out by Google/Nest and Apple is doing this!? 235 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple Researching Automatic Mood Assessment for Targeted Ad Delivery - Mac Rumors (http://www.macrumors.com/2014/01/23/mood-based-ad-delivery/)

So now our very moods will be tracked in realtime....
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just migrated my wife's Mini from Snow Leopard... 923 Views / 30 Replies  
I just migrated my wife's Mini from Snow Leopard to Mavericks without a hitch. Apple is really trying to get everyone up to speed with this free upgrade, so it's is compatible all the way back to...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Use Migration assistant to transfer everything to... 923 Views / 30 Replies  
Use Migration assistant to transfer everything to the new computer. Office 08 and 11 work fine, and Apple's software is of course backwards compatible, all browsers will have your bookmarks, it will...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 14, 2014 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like that question, Peter. To surf in the ocean... 326 Views / 8 Replies  
I like that question, Peter. To surf in the ocean seems to me, non-surfer, to imply putting oneself in a position of both knowing the waves, and the unpredictability of nature, a situation of...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 10, 2014 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did you try to buy before going to your account... 383 Views / 16 Replies  
Did you try to buy before going to your account and doing as Spheric suggests?
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 9, 2014 at 10:25 PM, in Applications
Thank you Steve. That worked great. I'd never... 268 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you Steve. That worked great. I'd never heard of Display Menu, very useful, and free!
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 9, 2014 at 09:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
post Mavericks monitor resolution wrong 268 Views / 2 Replies  
Upgraded wife to 10.9.1, since then her 24" 1920x1080 monitor does not display proper res. In Prefs, the Preferred res is 800x600, max scaled res is 1600x1200. It worked fine in SL. The monitor's...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 8, 2014 at 02:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Out of curiosity, why not just upgrade to 10.9?... 404 Views / 4 Replies  
Out of curiosity, why not just upgrade to 10.9? It is free.
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 26, 2013 at 03:40 PM, in Mac OS X
You may have to call Apple Support. What's on the... 409 Views / 5 Replies  
You may have to call Apple Support. What's on the screen when it denies you to login?
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 3, 2013 at 10:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Migration assistant will move the mail folder... 261 Views / 2 Replies  
Migration assistant will move the mail folder along with everything else to your new drive.
Posted by jmiddel, on Nov 8, 2013 at 02:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Just found this: TidBITS: Mail in Mavericks... 315 Views / 3 Replies  
Just found this: TidBITS: Mail in Mavericks Changes the Gmail Equation (http://tidbits.com/article/14219)
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:39 AM, in Applications
Twerking in space….awesome:) 565 Views / 12 Replies  
Twerking in space….awesome:)
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
See here: Concerns rise on OS X Mavericks'... 315 Views / 3 Replies  
See here: Concerns rise on OS X Mavericks' Gmail compatibility | ZDNet (http://www.zdnet.com/concerns-rise-on-os-x-mavericks-gmail-compatibility-7000022481/)
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:21 PM, in Applications
I like angelmb's suggestion. If it has a UK... 1,775 Views / 14 Replies  
I like angelmb's suggestion. If it has a UK keyboard, it looks like it was bought there.
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 30, 2013 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's a great way to put it. Ephemera,... 506 Views / 18 Replies  
That's a great way to put it. Ephemera, transitory puffs of smoke, with significant ripples effects.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 30, 2013 at 01:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh no, the UI is pretty much fixed, Apple does... 1,834 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh no, the UI is pretty much fixed, Apple does not want users to have control of it, lest we break something.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 30, 2013 at 12:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a FB and Linkedin accounts, but never use... 506 Views / 18 Replies  
I have a FB and Linkedin accounts, but never use them. Just don't feel a need to share my life beyond a close circle of friends, with whom emailing texting and phoning is much more satisfying, it...
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 29, 2013 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He he, these a-holes think they are sooo smart! 486 Views / 3 Replies  
He he, these a-holes think they are sooo smart!
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 29, 2013 at 05:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've never heard of a 24" Retina display. But I... 4,122 Views / 80 Replies  
I've never heard of a 24" Retina display. But I would recommend a 27" 2560 x 1440 display, it's like the iMac 27" and to me it looks as good as my iPad/Phone's Retina. Monoprice makes a model that...
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 29, 2013 at 05:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great! The reason I recommended duplication was... 412 Views / 4 Replies  
Great! The reason I recommended duplication was in case the file you working with gets damaged you still have a pristine copy.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 29, 2013 at 05:02 PM, in Applications
Duplicate your file, then let Yoast do its thing... 412 Views / 4 Replies  
Duplicate your file, then let Yoast do its thing and see what happens.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 28, 2013 at 03:48 PM, in Applications
Everything works fine on my devices. Try turning... 1,973 Views / 16 Replies  
Everything works fine on my devices. Try turning yours off by holding the top switch down until you get asked to swipe a red thingy if you want to power down, do that and wait a minute, then turn it...
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 28, 2013 at 03:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No! according to VZ my wife's C was to ship... 535 Views / 3 Replies  
No! according to VZ my wife's C was to ship Friday 20th and so far, nada. It was in stock, according to them. Is Verizon experiencing a cluster***k?
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 27, 2013 at 01:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyway to remove dock b/g in iOS7 1,834 Views / 2 Replies  
Just upgraded to 7, actually like it, except for the Dock background, which is a visual cut, it makes the screen look smaller. Is there anyway to make the b/g transparent? Have googled this and...
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 27, 2013 at 01:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I love iMessage, have it set to use sms for non... 1,882 Views / 47 Replies  
I love iMessage, have it set to use sms for non iUsers. It's so easy to have a daylong conversation without interrupting my work.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 27, 2013 at 01:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In Preferences/Security is 'Allow all other... 293 Views / 4 Replies  
In Preferences/Security is 'Allow all other Plug-ins' checked?
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 19, 2013 at 09:14 PM, in Mac OS X
rats! there has to be a browser that that works... 1,456 Views / 19 Replies  
rats! there has to be a browser that that works without the Google taint. Opera?
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 13, 2013 at 02:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried yahoo in Chrome or Firefox? I... 1,456 Views / 19 Replies  
Have you tried yahoo in Chrome or Firefox? I understand why you like yahoo, my best friend has it and when he checks his email all sorts of interesting stuff pops up.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 12, 2013 at 10:13 PM, in Mac OS X
'A bigger "edge-to-edge" screen' would be my only... 1,946 Views / 123 Replies  
'A bigger "edge-to-edge" screen' would be my only desire. People seem to want innovation for its own sake, no matter how good a product is. I have the 4s, and having held the 5, it's a nice...
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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