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Verizon Data plan 373 Views / 1 Replies  
So.....I had to get an iPad for my new job, and pay for a data plan (non reimbursed) .
Of course a month later Verizon worked out that most folks that were paying $30 for 3GB could get by with 3GB...
Posted by kmac, on Aug 9, 2014 at 11:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
well thanks folks for the suggestions....wish the... 919 Views / 4 Replies  
well thanks folks for the suggestions....wish the damned itunes would just download the files and be done with it. I also backed up my music to a WD drive a while ago, maybe I'll try the "restore"...
Posted by kmac, on Mar 14, 2013 at 09:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sync Ipod with new PC 919 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently had my PC stolen. Fortunately I synced iPod & iTunes not long ago so most of my music is on the pod. I replaced the stolen PC with a Windows 8 model and installed iTunes on it. Now trying...
Posted by kmac, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Help for old Power PC G4 1,546 Views / 20 Replies  
We have an 2004 imac 800mhz PowerPC G4, 768 MB RAM, 17-inch Flat Panel. It still has the original software it came with - OS X version
10.2.8 which is so out of date that flash and other necessary...
Posted by kmac, on Dec 26, 2012 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
iPad mail 727 Views / 7 Replies  
Still trying to figure out how iPad handles mail. Does it actualy download mail to my ipad or does it keep my mail on my providers server, then delete them from the server when I delete them from my...
Posted by kmac, on Mar 27, 2011 at 10:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Photo apps iPad 822 Views / 4 Replies  
Im looking for a good photo app for IPad that works well for basic editing - cropping, resizing, contrast etc.
when I went to the app store there were over 1000 apps regarding photos!
can people...
Posted by kmac, on Jan 22, 2011 at 09:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Firefox Flash Player FYI: 907 Views / 3 Replies  
FYI:
I found the answer if anyone has the same problem.
Here it is - plus the link to where i found it:

Go to HD/Library/Internet Plug-Ins folder and delete "Flash Player.plugin" as well as...
Posted by kmac, on May 28, 2009 at 11:39 AM, in Applications
Firefox Flash Player 907 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an
imac 800mhz PowerPC G4, 768 MB RAM,
17-inch Flat Panel
OS X version 10.2.8

I recently reinstalled the OS and after I did, flash applications (Youtube, news clips etc.) stopped...
Posted by kmac, on May 11, 2009 at 07:51 AM, in Applications
Getting iPhoto Installed from OS 10.2 Disc After Tiger 10.4.11 Upgrade 2,108 Views / 3 Replies  
We have an imac 800mhz PowerPC G4, 17-inch Flat Panel OS X version 10.2.8.

I just upgraded the Ram to 768MB (which is the max I can get into this thing, without getting inside it).

I found a...
Posted by kmac, on Apr 8, 2009 at 08:25 AM, in Mac OS X
I ordered a 512MB ram chip. The user accessible... 936 Views / 8 Replies  
I ordered a 512MB ram chip. The user accessible slot only has a 256MB in it so the most I can get this machine up to is 768MB (without tearing it apart).
I found Tiger 10.4.11 for $40, and the...
Posted by kmac, on Mar 31, 2009 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Flash player 936 Views / 8 Replies  
Ok I'm shopping!
In the mean time, I reinstalled Os x 10.2 and that helped with a few things. Except now You Tube and videos that require "Macromedia Flash" flash won't play on the Firefox browser. ...
Posted by kmac, on Mar 24, 2009 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. Good advice. I noticed that at least one... 936 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks. Good advice. I noticed that at least one of the more expensive ones was listed as "Full Retail Version". Could be the cheaper ones are OEM.
Posted by kmac, on Mar 21, 2009 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tiger -Os x 10.4 936 Views / 8 Replies  
We have an
imac 800mhz PowerPC G4, 512 MB RAM,
OS X version 10.2.8
It still looks nice, runs quite, great display - but has always been a "Dog". Besides it's slow speed not much will upgrade...
Posted by kmac, on Mar 21, 2009 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the advice. I'm sure that software... 747 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the advice.
I'm sure that software won't work on Os x 10.2. Nothing else does anymore.
Posted by kmac, on Mar 21, 2009 at 09:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Old imac upgrade with mac mini 747 Views / 7 Replies  
We have an older imac
(imac 800mhz PowerPC G4, 512 MB RAM,
OS X version 10.2.8)
It's quiet and very nice looking but has always been frustratingly slow (if that stupid spinning ball had bearings...
Posted by kmac, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not on this thing. There's the pop up list,... 386 Views / 4 Replies  
Not on this thing.
There's the pop up list, but no "edit servers" option. Just an "add server" option....which is about the last thing I want to do!
Thanks for trying.
Posted by kmac, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:17 AM, in Applications
Mail 10.2.3 outgoing server 386 Views / 4 Replies  
We have the mail version that came with OS X 10.2.3 (can't remember what breed of cat that is)
That's Mail 1.2.5 (V553) - ok it's old!.
I recently set up our account preferences but screwed up on...
Posted by kmac, on Jul 25, 2008 at 08:23 AM, in Applications
OS X 10.2.8 - Portable Apps 608 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your reply.
It's a 2004 imac 800mhz PowerPC G4
It has 512MB RAM and the most it will hold is 1GB.
My wife only uses it for mail & iphoto. Both are pretty full so it runs painfully...
Posted by kmac, on Feb 17, 2008 at 11:52 PM, in Applications
OS X 10.2.8 - Portable Apps 608 Views / 6 Replies  
I was looking for a portable email program to replace "Mail" that came with this version. Like most software, what i found - Portable Thunderbird at OS X Portable Applications — FreeSMUG...
Posted by kmac, on Feb 17, 2008 at 01:29 PM, in Applications
Is it available? We have a imac 800mhz PowerPC... 522 Views / 3 Replies  
Is it available?
We have a imac 800mhz PowerPC G4, 512 MB RAM, OS X version 10.2.8.
So basically I have a machine that looks cool but outlived it's usefulness about a year after I bought it.
My...
Posted by kmac, on Nov 12, 2007 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Remote Desktop connection 522 Views / 3 Replies  
I was reading about RDC for OS X, thought I'd try it on my imac but as usual nothing works on my OS X ver. 10.2.8!
Apparently there was a RDC version 1.0.2 that would but it is no longer on the...
Posted by kmac, on Nov 12, 2007 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
That seems to have done it. Thought I had checked... 650 Views / 4 Replies  
That seems to have done it. Thought I had checked that but apparently not.

Another note for others that may be having this problem - I have to copy individual folders from i photo - at first I...
Posted by kmac, on Dec 27, 2006 at 06:28 PM, in Networking
Thanks! I tried that but it was already... 650 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks! I tried that but it was already un-checked.
I also thought my Zonealarm firewall was blocking it so have been tinkering with that but no luck.

I guess I'm networking through windows file...
Posted by kmac, on Dec 26, 2006 at 12:07 PM, in Networking
Can't copy files to XP 650 Views / 4 Replies  
I set up a network between my Win XP computer and our imac OS X ver. 10.2.8.
It seems to be working fine. I can view files from my XP, open them etc. but in trying to copy the Pictures folder to my...
Posted by kmac, on Dec 24, 2006 at 05:31 PM, in Networking
I tried again. I don't get an unreadable message... 441 Views / 5 Replies  
I tried again. I don't get an unreadable message however. It just processes the images (copying, preparing burn, etc.) but when it gets to the "Burning CD" it ejects the CD and says burn unsuccessful...
Posted by kmac, on Oct 10, 2006 at 09:57 AM, in Applications
iphoto is the only ap I've ever used the burner... 441 Views / 5 Replies  
iphoto is the only ap I've ever used the burner for. Unless there is a burning program that came with this version of OSX that i don't know about there is no other way to test it.
I'll try to back...
Posted by kmac, on Oct 6, 2006 at 10:38 PM, in Applications
iphto won't burn 441 Views / 5 Replies  
We have an imac ~2003, 800MHZ Power PC G4 512 MB of memory running OS X version 10.2.8

Problem is after I made about 4 backup disks of pic's in iphoto it decided it does not want to complete the...
Posted by kmac, on Oct 6, 2006 at 11:54 AM, in Applications
iphoto slowdown 1,008 Views / 17 Replies  
Hi folks,
I haven't looked at this post in a while.
Had a busy summer and lots of new photos!

In my last post i mentioned that backing up photos on CD-RW's works well and deleting photos from...
Posted by kmac, on Aug 27, 2006 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
FYI: Since this post I have been backing up... 1,008 Views / 17 Replies  
FYI:
Since this post I have been backing up photo albums on CD-r's.
When you pop in the CD it shows up as an iphoto icon on the desktop, then you can browse the albums in iphoto sames as if they...
Posted by kmac, on Jul 3, 2006 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
iphoto CD Burn won't complete 445 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a 2003, 800MHZ Power PC G4 512 MB of memory running OS X version 10.2.8

Burner is Combo CD-RW/DVD Philips CDD5301 (came on the machine)

Trying to back up photo albums in iphoto version...
Posted by kmac, on Jul 3, 2006 at 09:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
We have 4779 photos.... 6 GB total Also ... 1,008 Views / 17 Replies  
We have 4779 photos.... 6 GB total

Also
Hard Drive: 55.89 GB
Available: 34.32 GB
Used 21.57 GB

Mail is using 794 MB
Posted by kmac, on Jun 23, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
People, I really appreciate your suggestions,... 1,008 Views / 17 Replies  
People,
I really appreciate your suggestions, and the healthy RAM debate....but no one actually answered my question!

I'm assuming that iphoto and mail use a lot of RAM so does anyone know if...
Posted by kmac, on Jun 23, 2006 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Start New iphoto & mail 1,008 Views / 17 Replies  
We have an imac ~2003, 800MHZ Power PC G4 512 MB of memory running OS X version 10.2.8

It's my wifes machine and she uses it primarily for email and digital photos.
Needless to say after 3 years...
Posted by kmac, on Jun 21, 2006 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
os x mail running slow 516 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi, Our mail program runs painfully slow (and the twirling colored ball is working overtime). This is the mail program that came with our imac now 2 years old.
I'm suspecting it's because there are...
Posted by kmac, on May 23, 2005 at 06:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Problem forwarding mail with attachments - 2nd try 348 Views / 1 Replies  
Posted this question a few weeks ago and no takers! :
We have an imac - bought this spring. using the mail program that came on it (osx version). We recieve mail ok and most attachments but when we...
Posted by kmac, on Dec 15, 2003 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
OSX mail won't forward 286 Views / 0 Replies  
We have an imac - bought this spring. using the mail program that came on it (osx version). We recieve mail ok and most attachments but when we try to forward attachments or links they often don't go...
Posted by kmac, on Dec 6, 2003 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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