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That sucks. I liked being able to watch them at... 1,942 Views / 6 Replies  
That sucks. I liked being able to watch them at any time on my AppleTV.
Posted by nemanirc, on Sep 22, 2011 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No Modern Family TV show on iTunes? 1,942 Views / 6 Replies  
Is ABC not going to let me buy Season 3 of Modern Family on iTunes? I like being able to buy a season and have it on all my Apple devices (3 AppleTVs, iPhone, iMac, etc.). I have seasons 1 and 2, but...
Posted by nemanirc, on Sep 22, 2011 at 04:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AT&T Coverage in St. Louis 707 Views / 6 Replies  
I am pretty close to done with AT&T. Their service has gotten consistently worse in the City of St. Louis, with my wife (who has a Nokia) and I (with my iPhone) unable to reliably place calls or hold...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jul 14, 2009 at 08:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Better Photos in iPhone 3.0 Software? 364 Views / 0 Replies  
I had seen several rumors leading up to last week's WWDC that the iPhone 3.0 software was going to improve photo quality in the original iPhone 3G. Any truth to this rumor? It was not mentioned in...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jun 15, 2009 at 08:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Using DVI with Samsung SyncMaster 2253 2,285 Views / 2 Replies  
I just bought a Samsung SyncMaster 2253BW...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 19, 2008 at 09:23 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Valuing Used Macs for Donation 384 Views / 8 Replies  
My mother has two used iBooks that she wants to donate to my daughter's school. Is there somewhere to find the value of the iBooks that she can use for her tax deduction for the donation?
Posted by nemanirc, on Mar 21, 2008 at 11:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Checking Entourage Mail from Dock Icon? 271 Views / 1 Replies  
Why couldn't Microsoft have added the ability to check mail using the dock icon like the Apple Mail.app does. This feature would be very useful, and seemingly easy to add. Right now, I need to switch...
Posted by nemanirc, on Mar 12, 2008 at 08:47 AM, in Applications
Possibly Similar Problem… 1,074 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an iPhone that will connect to my AirPort Express network (meaning I can successfully join, and the little icon shows full sweeps). However, it will regularly enter periods when it cannot talk...
Posted by nemanirc, on Feb 14, 2008 at 07:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Miscellaneous Office 2008 Questions 6,601 Views / 105 Replies  
I don't have my copy Office 2008 yet (MS is taking their time shipping the upgrade copies). So, in anticipation of getting it, I had a few questions:


Can I get to the "Special Characters"...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jan 31, 2008 at 11:50 AM, in Applications
Boot Camp and MacBook Air 6,729 Views / 21 Replies  
I saw that the MacBook Air lets you gain access to optical media installed on other computers wirelessly. How does this work if you are running Windows in Boot Camp?
Posted by nemanirc, on Jan 15, 2008 at 09:42 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
What G4 for a school server? 526 Views / 12 Replies  
Our daughter's school has a lab of about fifteen Macs (ranging from 350 MHz G3 iMacs to a few eMacs and Mac minis). The school also has a Windows lab and manages the students' accounts on a Windows...
Posted by nemanirc, on Aug 2, 2007 at 07:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yahoo: Fix your Web Mail! 3,154 Views / 7 Replies  
It has been far too long since Yahoo! Mail entered its "beta" testing for the new interface (which I like on the slow-launching FireFox) to not work on Safari. Is Apple's implementation of its...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jul 17, 2007 at 08:23 AM, in Applications
I am relieved, too. Both my brother (in Los... 1,238 Views / 52 Replies  
I am relieved, too. Both my brother (in Los Angeles) and I (in St. Louis) do "tech support" for our parents' Macs, and the remote control will be a great feature. I am a little surprised it is not...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jun 11, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in Mac OS X
iChat feature missing? 1,238 Views / 52 Replies  
In the older demos of 10.5, iChat had a feature that would let me control someone else's Mac (with her/his permission). Is this gone? It is not referenced on the Apple web site. I haven't seen the...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jun 11, 2007 at 06:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: RAZR Opinions 462 Views / 6 Replies  
I am considering buying a Motorola RAZR from Sprint since I can get it inexpensively ($50 after mail-in rebate). I love the form factor of the RAZR (thin, light) and was hoping I could use it to...
Posted by nemanirc, on Apr 2, 2007 at 10:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
MacBook Sound: Hallelujah 22,266 Views / 244 Replies  
The sound on my MacBook (Core Duo) sucks a lot less! I don't have to max out the sound anymore to hear things. I am STUNNED!
Posted by nemanirc, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Synchronizing iCal and Palm Location Fields 299 Views / 1 Replies  
My Palm T|X, which runs Palm OS 5.4.9 (Garnet) has been great, especially since Palm finally added a Location field to calendar events. Unfortunately, iSync does not seem to know how to synchronize...
Posted by nemanirc, on Feb 16, 2007 at 10:54 AM, in Applications
Worked! Cheers! 532 Views / 2 Replies  
Worked! Cheers!
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 24, 2006 at 05:05 PM, in Networking
Using an NAS drive Over AirPort 532 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a SimpleShare Network hard drive from SimpleTech (http://www.simpletech.com/commercial/products/simpleshare.html). I have it connected to an old Ethernet hub, which is connected to our office...
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 24, 2006 at 04:06 PM, in Networking
I see no such option in Safari… 1,384 Views / 23 Replies  
I see no such option in Safari…
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 18, 2006 at 09:25 AM, in Applications
New Yahoo! mail still doesn't work in Safari 1,384 Views / 23 Replies  
After months of "Beta" for Yahoo! Mail that runs on other browsers, I still get the "classic" Yahoo! mail on Safari. Are the Yahoo! programmers (or, more likely, their bosses) lazy, stubborn, or...
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 18, 2006 at 07:46 AM, in Applications
Makes sense. Thanks. 391 Views / 2 Replies  
Makes sense. Thanks.
Posted by nemanirc, on Sep 27, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in Applications
Using Adobe Reader in Safari 391 Views / 2 Replies  
Before I got my MacBook, I was able to use Adobe Reader to view .pdf documents in Safari (giving me the little Reader toolbar with useful tools). Now, Safari has gone back to whatever it used to do,...
Posted by nemanirc, on Sep 27, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in Applications
New Leopard iChat boon for helping parents 287 Views / 2 Replies  
No, not me as a parent of small children, but as someone who has parents who have Macs who don't always know how to make them work. From what I saw on Apple's website, when my mother or father is...
Posted by nemanirc, on Aug 8, 2006 at 07:47 AM, in Applications
Any MagSafe Travel Adapters Yet? 451 Views / 0 Replies  
I just got a MacBook to replace my aging PowerBook 12" 867 MHz, and realized that my Kensington travel adapter that I used with my PB won't work. Is anyone making a travel adapter yet that will work...
Posted by nemanirc, on Aug 6, 2006 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Serviceability and New Macs 422 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple has a spotty record of late when providing serviceability with its Macs. I have had a PM G3 B&W for years, which was the ultimate in upgradeability, as well as as a series of PowerBooks which...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 25, 2006 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
We can ALL be deciders! 564 Views / 5 Replies  
According to this web page on Apple's "Get a Mac" site (http://www.apple.com/getamac/viruses.html), we can all be "deciders":



So, you don't have to be elected to high office to be a "decider"....
Posted by nemanirc, on May 2, 2006 at 10:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you for the support. I have long wondered... 7,650 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you for the support. I have long wondered why a second mouse button has still not made its way to the PowerBook. In the past, Apple said that a single mouse button was easier for beginning...
Posted by nemanirc, on Apr 7, 2006 at 09:13 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp, MacBook, and Second Mouse Button 7,650 Views / 7 Replies  
Now that Apple has made MacBook Pros capable of booting into Windows, are they going to release subsequent models with a second mouse button?!? The Control-click method works in VirtualPC, but will...
Posted by nemanirc, on Apr 7, 2006 at 07:52 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Plaxo for OS X and Entourage Sync in the same day! 1,017 Views / 14 Replies  
Happy day. Entourage (which I stopped using years ago) finally added sync services that allow me to synchronize it with .Mac. I have been wanting to get back to Entourage since many of my PC using...
Posted by nemanirc, on Mar 15, 2006 at 07:50 AM, in Applications
Never mind… 476 Views / 2 Replies  
I found it in the Entourage help…

To use Sync Services, you must have Mac OS X version 10.4.3 or later.
By using Sync Services, you can synchronize Microsoft Entourage items with other programs...
Posted by nemanirc, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:32 PM, in Applications
Office 2004 Update 11.2.3 476 Views / 2 Replies  
According to Microsoft's website:

After you install this update, you can use Mac OS X Sync Services and Spotlight searches to sync and find Entourage items, use smart cards with Entourage 2004,...
Posted by nemanirc, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
Update on Financial Web Sites 636 Views / 9 Replies  
So, it has been over a year since I first posted the lack of Safari (or FireFox) compatibility with Bank of America's Investments web site (the banking one works fine, and I find it to be a lot...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jan 23, 2006 at 08:23 PM, in Applications
Comments in PowerPoint 284 Views / 0 Replies  
I have run into another incompatibility (surprise!!!) between PowerPoint 2004 for Mac and PowerPoint 2003 for Windows: comments inserted into a document in the Windows version do not show up in the...
Posted by nemanirc, on Jan 8, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
Sprint Dashboard Widget 541 Views / 1 Replies  
Has any brilliant Widget creator made a widget for checking my Sprint PCS cell phone minutes? Like the eVite or Yahoo! widget, it would store my information locally and display data from the Sprint...
Posted by nemanirc, on Nov 14, 2005 at 12:47 PM, in Applications
iMac G5 User Serviceability 745 Views / 5 Replies  
I saw on one of the rumors web sites that the iSight version of the G5 is not user serviceable like its predecessor. I went to the Apple support site and looked at the pages on both the older and new...
Posted by nemanirc, on Nov 12, 2005 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Did iCal Suddenly Get More Useful? 716 Views / 2 Replies  
So, in the past, whenever I have exchanged invitations with people using Outlook on Windows, the invitations on either end always came through as text, forcing me/them to manually add the meeting to...
Posted by nemanirc, on Nov 2, 2005 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
Did iCal Suddenly Get More Useful? 360 Views / 0 Replies  
So, in the past, whenever I have exchanged invitations with people using Outlook on Windows, the invitations on either end always came through as text, forcing me/them to manually add the meeting to...
Posted by nemanirc, on Nov 2, 2005 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
Faxing not installed by default in Windows XP??? 384 Views / 0 Replies  
Funny column in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/27/technology/circuits/27askk.html. I didn't know that you had to jump through extra hurdles to add faxing functions to Windows XP....
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 27, 2005 at 07:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Granted. But, they quoted a June 2005 Nielsen... 513 Views / 7 Replies  
Granted. But, they quoted a June 2005 Nielsen study. What was in that study that let them make this claim?
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 23, 2005 at 10:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yahoo! Music "Number 1 Online"? 513 Views / 7 Replies  
I have seen an ad lately for SBC DSL services. Since SBC partners with Yahoo! for some features (their portal is an SBC-branded Yahoo! site), they were pushing the Yahoo! Music service, calling it...
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 23, 2005 at 08:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cable In Port? 21,919 Views / 126 Replies  
Okay, the new iMac G5 looks cool, as does the ability to use it as a media center (it would be great in my kitchen). But, what about using it as a TV as well? How hard would it have been to put a...
Posted by nemanirc, on Oct 12, 2005 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
TiVo, iTunes, and PodCasts 326 Views / 0 Replies  
I haven't played with streaming my music from iTunes through TiVo in a while because TiVo doesn't support the AAC files from the iTunes store. I am glad to learn that the PodCasts I get from iTunes...
Posted by nemanirc, on Aug 19, 2005 at 09:37 AM, in Applications
Customer Relationship Software for Mac? 792 Views / 9 Replies  
The latest posts on this topic were a few years old, so I thought I'd find out what people are using today. I currently have a little FileMaker Pro database I made myself (I am a psychologist, not a...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 23, 2005 at 08:56 AM, in Applications
The problem in VPC with Tiger is supposed to be... 19,521 Views / 256 Replies  
The problem in VPC with Tiger is supposed to be that the Virtual Switch does not work. Does your friend know if the Vitural switch works for him? Also, does Shared Networking work in VPC in Tiger...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 19, 2005 at 05:29 PM, in Mac OS X
PowerPoint Custom Animation 419 Views / 0 Replies  
I use both PowerPoint 2004 on my Mac and PowerPoint 2003 on a client's Wintel box. While I prefer the Mac version for its more polished Presenters Tools (and ease of using them) and broader selection...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 16, 2005 at 01:34 PM, in Applications
The problem isn't that the quote is delayed. The... 569 Views / 9 Replies  
The problem isn't that the quote is delayed. The problem is that the price is correct, but the dollar change is way off. In my original post, I noted that BAC was shown as up over $9 when it was...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 14, 2005 at 11:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Dashboard is great, but… 2,343 Views / 27 Replies  
…I am quickly running out of room on my old 15" monitor set at 1024x768. Maybe the next iteration would let me have two Dashboards so I could cycle between them. Otherwise, I would have to keep...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 14, 2005 at 10:26 AM, in Mac OS X
It usually corrects itself after I exit and... 569 Views / 9 Replies  
It usually corrects itself after I exit and re-enter Dashboard once or twice. The problem isn't with Dashboard but with Quote.com, which is from where Dashboard pulls its data. When I double-click on...
Posted by nemanirc, on May 14, 2005 at 10:19 AM, in Mac OS X
$ Change 569 Views / 9 Replies  
$ Change
Posted by nemanirc, on May 13, 2005 at 10:47 AM, in Mac OS X
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