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Even if you could recover your erased hard drive,... 338 Views / 3 Replies  
Even if you could recover your erased hard drive, it is not advisable to use a recovered system, but a cleanly installed one and put your files and configurations back in.
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 10, 2013 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm just stating in response to the OP wanting to... 2,785 Views / 80 Replies  
I'm just stating in response to the OP wanting to buy a no-frills Retina display. Sure, maybe when he said Retina, he meant hi-resolution, and not Apple Retina, just like someone ordering a drink and...
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 1, 2013 at 03:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for making that point, I stand corrected. ... 2,785 Views / 80 Replies  
Thanks for making that point, I stand corrected. What I meant to say is that you will not likely find:
A third party display maker, selling a high resolution display that will have the name...
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 1, 2013 at 12:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Retina is an Apple proprietary technology, and... 2,785 Views / 80 Replies  
Retina is an Apple proprietary technology, and one of the driving features of their products. It is very unlikely they would give this advantage to any other company to sell at a cheap price, or...
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you had ripped an album like Abbey Road into... 933 Views / 16 Replies  
If you had ripped an album like Abbey Road into the current iTunes then
for burning an audio CD back out again, there is an option to have no gaps between songs, otherwise the default is two...
Posted by anthology123, on Sep 3, 2013 at 01:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There is a function in the computer iTunes that... 933 Views / 16 Replies  
There is a function in the computer iTunes that you can select an album or a selection of songs in order, and then do a get info and set it for gapless playback, and the songs will be synced to your...
Posted by anthology123, on Aug 20, 2013 at 01:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What this new Mac Pro has done is open the door... 4,210 Views / 86 Replies  
What this new Mac Pro has done is open the door to the side of the market that says "I only do emails, web and word processing, but I want the best, fastest Mac you have" and they will end up with...
Posted by anthology123, on Jul 19, 2013 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you are still within a 3-year warranty, wait... 1,009 Views / 6 Replies  
If you are still within a 3-year warranty, wait until it runs out. Changing the battery yourself would very likely void any warranty you currently have. If you are out of warranty, I would say only...
Posted by anthology123, on Jul 9, 2013 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Doing Target disk mode should work for DVD as... 522 Views / 8 Replies  
Doing Target disk mode should work for DVD as well. You can get a Thunderbolt to Firewire adapter, and then, depending on the old iMac, you need to also have a Firewire 800-800 cable, or a Firewire...
Posted by anthology123, on May 22, 2013 at 10:54 AM, in Mac OS X
At one point people where selling them on eBay... 934 Views / 3 Replies  
At one point people where selling them on eBay for more than twice their purchase price. I suspect that is no longer true. I put it on display in a museum of small Apple devices, that I own.
Posted by anthology123, on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Doubt that Apple would put a DVI port on any of... 1,010 Views / 35 Replies  
Doubt that Apple would put a DVI port on any of it's Mac products, its old technology. They might allow an HDMI port, but there would have to be a full TB port on the graphics card, so you can plug...
Posted by anthology123, on Apr 9, 2013 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
New rumors of the Mac for "Pro Users" have it... 1,010 Views / 35 Replies  
New rumors of the Mac for "Pro Users" have it coming out in the next few months, as early as this month. This is the problem I see that will determine the design of this new Mac Pro replacement....
Posted by anthology123, on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
simplest way would be to email them to your iPod... 952 Views / 4 Replies  
simplest way would be to email them to your iPod Touch, and then save the file to your photo library. Good for 1-2 photos at a time, but if you want to move 100, then I agree with the photostream...
Posted by anthology123, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have an iPhone with iOS 5 and if I touch the... 549 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an iPhone with iOS 5 and if I touch the album cover, a slider pops up at the top of it giving me the ability to do "hi-speed scrubbing" as it were through the song playing. Find it hard to...
Posted by anthology123, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a 2004 20" iMac G4 with 768 RAM. I... 963 Views / 20 Replies  
I have a 2004 20" iMac G4 with 768 RAM. I upgraded it 5 years ago to system 10.4 and I use it to run EyeTV and record TV shows with a Miglia HD. It still runs fine for web surfing with Safari, but I...
Posted by anthology123, on Jan 2, 2013 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
What you are describing the image going crazy... 325 Views / 14 Replies  
What you are describing the image going crazy every few minutes sounds like Macrovision protection kicking in on the video tape you are playing. Are these pre-recorded video tapes
or are they ones...
Posted by anthology123, on Nov 19, 2012 at 01:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a 2008 MBpp 2.8Ghz with a 256GB SSD... 793 Views / 34 Replies  
I have a 2008 MBpp 2.8Ghz with a 256GB SSD (original install). That is the machine I still use now. It had good speed then, and it still has good performance now. I even run a VM with Win 7 32-bit,...
Posted by anthology123, on Nov 13, 2012 at 08:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If Oct 23rd is an ipad Mini/MacBook Pro 13"... 2,894 Views / 155 Replies  
If Oct 23rd is an ipad Mini/MacBook Pro 13" Retina announcement, and Oct 24th is an iMac release update, doesn't that sound suspiciously like the Macbook Pro Retina event, where they quietly updated...
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 21, 2012 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
If a backup is starting to slow down, you could... 274 Views / 9 Replies  
If a backup is starting to slow down, you could just reformat the drive and start again. A true backup is only as good as the latest backup, so I would
just start clean again. My wife uses Time...
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 19, 2012 at 08:06 AM, in Mac OS X
I would like to reiterate what SH said, you... 1,196 Views / 16 Replies  
I would like to reiterate what SH said, you really don't need to run the cron tasks manually.
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 17, 2012 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I suggest you just download Onyx and use that to... 1,196 Views / 16 Replies  
I suggest you just download Onyx and use that to help you execute the cron tasks.
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 16, 2012 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't believe they would offer not offer 64GB... 1,857 Views / 64 Replies  
I can't believe they would offer not offer 64GB option for an iPad Mini, especially if they offer 64GB for an iPod Touch.
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 16, 2012 at 02:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
"Although we didn't have a chance to talk about a... 2,894 Views / 155 Replies  
"Although we didn't have a chance to talk about a new Mac Pro at today's event, don't worry as we're working on something really great for later next year," the Apple CEO said in an email that was...
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 5, 2012 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ironic, that the biggest Android device is the... 191 Views / 11 Replies  
Ironic, that the biggest Android device is the Amazon Fire, and Google is not earning any revenue from that version of an Android Tablet.
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 2, 2012 at 02:41 PM, in Tech News
The interesting thing is this iPad mini will... 1,857 Views / 64 Replies  
The interesting thing is this iPad mini will clearly cannibalize Apple's own product market as well as the others. The full iPad will suffer the biggest sales hit, while the iPod touch will also...
Posted by anthology123, on Oct 2, 2012 at 10:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If left running overnight, unix cron jobs clear... 1,196 Views / 16 Replies  
If left running overnight, unix cron jobs clear some unneeded files. Also, apps like Applejack and Onyx can also help remove things like cache files too.
Posted by anthology123, on Sep 10, 2012 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't believe the iPad 2 will still be sold if... 1,857 Views / 64 Replies  
I can't believe the iPad 2 will still be sold if an iPad Mini comes out. It's already confusing enough to their core audience to have an iPad with a higher number not be the better machine. At most...
Posted by anthology123, on Sep 6, 2012 at 08:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, the notion of infinite space between two... 610 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, the notion of infinite space between two points is the basis for the mathematics known as Calculus (to some degree). The concept is you sometimes cannot get an equation to work if one number is...
Posted by anthology123, on Aug 9, 2012 at 08:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have used both BT mice (Mighty and Magic Mouse)... 619 Views / 7 Replies  
I have used both BT mice (Mighty and Magic Mouse) and Mice that use dongles, like Logitech and Microsoft.
The one pro aspect of the dongle wireless mice are that I have used both brands and I didn't...
Posted by anthology123, on Aug 2, 2012 at 12:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sorry for you if you think my opinion was drivel,... 2,894 Views / 155 Replies  
Sorry for you if you think my opinion was drivel, but usually most people with zero computers available to do their work are not being very profitable, and if the OP sold his iMac already, he is not...
Posted by anthology123, on Jul 18, 2012 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a 2008 MBP 15 with a 256mb SSD, and it's... 580 Views / 33 Replies  
I have a 2008 MBP 15 with a 256mb SSD, and it's still going strong with 10.5.8. The performance still is great and not once did I have to service it by Apple. It just goes to show the luck of the...
Posted by anthology123, on Jul 15, 2012 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It sounds like Apple will have to convince... 5,810 Views / 249 Replies  
It sounds like Apple will have to convince companies like AMD and NVIDIA to make video cards that will work with Thunderbolt? More reasons for the Mac Pro community to complain because that will...
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 14, 2012 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you need an iMac to work with now, just buy... 2,894 Views / 155 Replies  
If you need an iMac to work with now, just buy the current model, you can't keep chasing new versions, otherwise you will never be satisfied with what you have. Your selling your iMac when you still...
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 14, 2012 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Your Pismo was purchased over 10 years ago NEW at... 581 Views / 14 Replies  
Your Pismo was purchased over 10 years ago NEW at a base price of $2,499.00
It had 64mb of RAM, and possibly a 6 or 10 GB hard drive (I had one with the 10GB).
Today, that same money might get you...
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 13, 2012 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I find it hard to believe that the MP is waiting... 5,810 Views / 249 Replies  
I find it hard to believe that the MP is waiting for a TB chassis. Who knows, maybe you are right, but of all the Macs, isn't the Mac Pro the easiest of all the Macs to incorporate new hardware, with...
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
looks like I was right, a "quiet update" which... 5,810 Views / 249 Replies  
looks like I was right, a "quiet update" which means no significantly new hardware, just a speed bump of the same hardware. No Ivy Bridge, no Thunderbolt, no USB3 (obviously, since you need Ivy...
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 11, 2012 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
So much for all the predictions that the Mac Pro... 5,810 Views / 249 Replies  
So much for all the predictions that the Mac Pro would be updated at WWDC. I guess it's onto the next Apple Event, or wait for a "quiet" update.
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 11, 2012 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Like the others have indicated, defrag will not... 1,196 Views / 16 Replies  
Like the others have indicated, defrag will not do much good with only 5GB left, and with only 5GB left, it will take forever to complete. First, you better be making a backup of all your data, if...
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 4, 2012 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't see why using a flash drive is tedious.... 1,634 Views / 13 Replies  
I don't see why using a flash drive is tedious. Give her a cheap 1GB flash drive, she will take it homeplug her phone into her computer, plug the usb drive in, and just drag the movie from the USB...
Posted by anthology123, on Jun 3, 2012 at 11:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The OtterBox 2000 will definitely fit the iPhone... 923 Views / 25 Replies  
The OtterBox 2000 will definitely fit the iPhone 4, it's just a bit larger than the 1000 model:
...
Posted by anthology123, on May 29, 2012 at 11:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I found another case that will fit the iPhone for... 923 Views / 25 Replies  
I found another case that will fit the iPhone for sure:

Pelican 1020 Case with Carabiner at REI.com (http://www.rei.com/product/778215/pelican-1020-case-with-carabiner)
...
Posted by anthology123, on May 16, 2012 at 12:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I looked at the dimensions for that Otterbox, its... 923 Views / 25 Replies  
I looked at the dimensions for that Otterbox, its very close. if it doesn't fit flat, maybe it will fit at an angle and you can use foam wedges to keep it in one place. It was meant more for a PAS...
Posted by anthology123, on May 9, 2012 at 06:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How about something like this: Amazon.com:... 923 Views / 25 Replies  
How about something like this:

Amazon.com: OtterBox 1000 Series Waterproof Case: Cell Phones & Accessories...
Posted by anthology123, on May 9, 2012 at 03:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A camera case or a hard drive case sounds like... 923 Views / 25 Replies  
A camera case or a hard drive case sounds like what you want. Western Digital has some firm sided cases that might
be closest to suit you.
Posted by anthology123, on May 8, 2012 at 03:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I suggest you take a close look at all your... 902 Views / 57 Replies  
I suggest you take a close look at all your cables and make sure you don't find any pinpoint bite marks on them.
Posted by anthology123, on Apr 5, 2012 at 04:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One thing to notice is on the device itself,... 935 Views / 17 Replies  
One thing to notice is on the device itself, there has never been a numbering convention. All iPhones are simply iPhone and all iPads are simply iPad. The only the only place it may say 2, 3 or 4,...
Posted by anthology123, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, provided it has: an 867 Mhz or higher CPU... 363 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, provided it has:
an 867 Mhz or higher CPU
512mb or more of RAM
of course, I will assume you have made sure you have enough hard drive space, don't try to do this if
it has less than 10GB.
Posted by anthology123, on Feb 9, 2012 at 01:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Try FB app 670 Views / 5 Replies  
Have you considered downloading the FaceBook app and not use a Browser?
Posted by anthology123, on Jan 13, 2012 at 11:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looks like I would need to make some tweaks in... 680 Views / 7 Replies  
Looks like I would need to make some tweaks in the System to get a gtx275 to work on a Mac Pro?
Posted by anthology123, on Sep 18, 2011 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can go into the iTunes preferences and set it... 1,749 Views / 4 Replies  
You can go into the iTunes preferences and set it under device not to automatically backup your iPhone, but you have bigger problems if you are running out of space. If you have less than 1GB of...
Posted by anthology123, on Sep 16, 2011 at 06:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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