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Been a long time. Luckily password was saved.... 2,128 Views / 100 Replies  
Been a long time. Luckily password was saved. Like many I aged out of the forum, though I still read the front page every day. For a few years though it was home, and always a good place for some...
Posted by poocat, on Jul 1, 2016 at 10:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not Japanese, haven't lived there since 2003 (but... 4,644 Views / 137 Replies  
Not Japanese, haven't lived there since 2003 (but am there roughly 1x per year and have friends still).
In terms of fitting in, well, won't ever "fit in" but feel very comfortable in environments...
Posted by poocat, on Sep 16, 2015 at 03:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyone gotten an update to their order... 4,644 Views / 137 Replies  
Anyone gotten an update to their order notification? Mine's still in processing...

Also Japan's the best place to live, as long as work environment's tolerable (i.e. relaxed, for me).
Posted by poocat, on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's working again for me. Don't know what it... 1,196 Views / 4 Replies  
It's working again for me. Don't know what it was, probably something to do with my work connection.

I'm so glad to know that I'm not alone in preferring it (or at least using it). The newest...
Posted by poocat, on Jun 27, 2011 at 12:48 PM, in Feedback
Legacy.macnn.com gone? 1,196 Views / 4 Replies  
I can no longer get the legacy version of the site (legacy.macnn.com) to load.
As it's still linked to from the current front page I assume this is an error? It's been happening on/off for several...
Posted by poocat, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:51 PM, in Feedback
Bought an app on iTunes, can I download it directly on iPhone? 625 Views / 2 Replies  
So I bought an app on iTunes but didn't sync, and now am wondering if I can just download it directly to the iPhone (without being billed again)? Does anyone know? On the phone the store app says...
Posted by poocat, on Jul 8, 2010 at 04:36 PM, in iPhone Apps
Just for the record, I've had similar problems on... 2,548 Views / 26 Replies  
Just for the record, I've had similar problems on ESPN. Which is a shame, because they use so much auto-load Flash that it's almost impossible to avoid.

Also, these problems don't seem to be 100%...
Posted by poocat, on Oct 13, 2009 at 05:03 PM, in Applications
I downloaded it. It crashed on me twice, and... 613 Views / 3 Replies  
I downloaded it. It crashed on me twice, and also took over all my .wmv files, etc. I deleted it, and restored them to VLC.

I'm always supportive of attempts to make my media more portable, in...
Posted by poocat, on Oct 13, 2009 at 04:59 PM, in Applications
Has the combo updater fixed this for anyone else?... 1,848 Views / 4 Replies  
Has the combo updater fixed this for anyone else? I have been having similar problems, no fun at all to watch my laptop beachball for ~10 seconds just because of some stupid flash video...
Posted by poocat, on Sep 23, 2009 at 07:28 PM, in Mac OS X
I can't even get them to confirm that my system... 310 Views / 1 Replies  
I can't even get them to confirm that my system is valid. I have tried the online form, which they (Apple phone and store reps) say is overloaded and broken, and then faxed them the form 2x in the...
Posted by poocat, on Sep 4, 2009 at 07:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, that's what I figured, just thought I'd... 677 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, that's what I figured, just thought I'd check here first.

Thanks everybody. I'll let you know what happens.
Posted by poocat, on Aug 22, 2009 at 08:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Weird, that's where I've been trying, and it says... 677 Views / 7 Replies  
Weird, that's where I've been trying, and it says it can't find my serial. Since I bought it from the Apple Online store and it is registered to them w/ my Apple ID seems like this should be pretty...
Posted by poocat, on Aug 20, 2009 at 04:08 PM, in Mac OS X
What link did you click? On Apple.com? 677 Views / 7 Replies  
What link did you click? On Apple.com?
Posted by poocat, on Aug 19, 2009 at 10:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Snow Leopard up-to-date 677 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone gotten the site at http://www.apple.com/macosx/uptodate/ to work? I just bought a new MBP (refurb, from Apple online) and it says my serial isn't recognized.

It's also frustrating...
Posted by poocat, on Aug 17, 2009 at 06:52 PM, in Mac OS X
That's what I did. Now back to 10.5.2 with no... 5,965 Views / 9 Replies  
That's what I did. Now back to 10.5.2 with no Graphics Update, and so far not a single problem. Looks like that's the bug. Thanks a lot for your help. Skype is fine ever since (running it now) so...
Posted by poocat, on Mar 14, 2008 at 08:41 AM, in Applications
I will try Skype on each. Archive and install... 5,965 Views / 9 Replies  
I will try Skype on each. Archive and install sounds better. I also saw a suggestion that says just to re-install the 10.5.2 combo? Can I install that over what I have? The instructions weren't...
Posted by poocat, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:32 PM, in Applications
Also (referenced in that thread) is this post,... 5,965 Views / 9 Replies  
Also (referenced in that thread) is this post, which I will try when I get home, though it means wiping my system again.

Leopard 10.5.2 Freezes - Mac Forums...
Posted by poocat, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:03 PM, in Applications
No. I do not have any external hardware plugged... 5,965 Views / 9 Replies  
No. I do not have any external hardware plugged in. Occasionally, since upgrading to Leopard, when I wake the computer from sleep the resolution is changed to VGA. I open display preferences, and...
Posted by poocat, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:02 PM, in Applications
This seems fixed to me, but according to other... 5,166 Views / 46 Replies  
This seems fixed to me, but according to other reports, this was a problem with newest Quicktime update and Flash. That's why it happened across browsers. Don't know what changed though.
...
Posted by poocat, on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the quick response. I am running that... 5,965 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for the quick response. I am running that version of Skype.

I have been browsing the Apple discussion forums and think this is a Leopard issue, as I also get the dual display preferences...
Posted by poocat, on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:00 PM, in Applications
Skype is freezing my computer 5,965 Views / 9 Replies  
I run Skype a lot, for audio and video (newest version). MacBook Pro 2.0 ghz (1st gen), Leopard 10.5.2, nothing really else running (maybe Adium, maybe Mail, maybe Safari, not all at any time, not...
Posted by poocat, on Mar 10, 2008 at 09:36 PM, in Applications
Not the same. I completely agree with jac, this... 946 Views / 6 Replies  
Not the same. I completely agree with jac, this is a definite problem. I loathe having my Google searches open in a new window because I momentarily forgot to hold the apple key.
Posted by poocat, on Dec 23, 2007 at 07:35 AM, in Applications
It's a shame, then, as their software is neither... 671 Views / 6 Replies  
It's a shame, then, as their software is neither very "Mac-like" nor does it provide the kind of granular control of synching (what info exactly will be replaced when it "overwrites" a contact, etc)...
Posted by poocat, on Dec 15, 2007 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Who cares, Amazon's MP3 service is awesome. No... 872 Views / 22 Replies  
Who cares, Amazon's MP3 service is awesome. No more iTunes, especially since I've really started to have problems w/ the 5 computer limit (as I upgrade office and home systems, but still...
Posted by poocat, on Dec 15, 2007 at 09:49 PM, in Applications
Agree with Swiz great to see this thread still... 2,089,227 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Agree with Swiz great to see this thread still going.
Parvez that is pretty.
Posted by poocat, on Sep 22, 2007 at 11:10 PM, in GUI Customization
What's the latest build? Seriously theming... 115,522 Views / 2,183 Replies  
What's the latest build?

Seriously theming discussions are OT. Especially the years old Unsanity fight.
Posted by poocat, on Sep 22, 2007 at 11:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Office and Warcraft III are by far the most used... 1,130 Views / 17 Replies  
Office and Warcraft III are by far the most used PPC apps.

The only others even on my hd are Emusic's download manager, Photoshop (CS), and Wenlin 3, still one of the best Chinese programs.

I...
Posted by poocat, on Aug 11, 2006 at 09:48 PM, in Applications
LaunchBar changes the way I use computers. On... 787 Views / 10 Replies  
LaunchBar changes the way I use computers. On the new MBP it is blindingly fast. Love the solid work from Obdev... between LB and Little Snitch, they got it all.
Posted by poocat, on May 2, 2006 at 10:34 PM, in Applications
Poll: I'd also like the extra ports and less size, but... 1,602 Views / 32 Replies  
I'd also like the extra ports and less size, but I do want to throw down that, living in China, modems are convenient. Shanghai's got wifi everywhere, so I'm fine, but even two years ago I used a...
Posted by poocat, on Apr 25, 2006 at 02:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I want to know why this is as well. Have you... 1,313 Views / 5 Replies  
I want to know why this is as well. Have you found a solution?
Posted by poocat, on Apr 9, 2006 at 01:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah. The more I think about that I'd like it... 1,320 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah. The more I think about that I'd like it too. Don't really think it's possible right now. It does stick to sides, but doesn't lock on them, if you know what I mean despite the poor vocabulary...
Posted by poocat, on Feb 8, 2006 at 06:44 AM, in Applications
If you look in "Preferences > Advanced" there's... 1,320 Views / 3 Replies  
If you look in "Preferences > Advanced" there's an option under "Contact List" that says "Order the contact list" and a drop-down menu.

If you select "Below other windows" it will make the...
Posted by poocat, on Feb 7, 2006 at 06:27 AM, in Applications
Poll: Posting this from my pismo. Can't fight that... 2,645 Views / 43 Replies  
Posting this from my pismo. Can't fight that power.
Posted by poocat, on Jan 21, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok. iPhoto works, BUT the edit window doesn't... 13,264 Views / 17 Replies  
Ok. iPhoto works, BUT the edit window doesn't work, presumably because it depends (as Horsepoo!!! says) on CoreImage and Altivec/GPU acceleration. Having said all that, it's actually quite...
Posted by poocat, on Jan 17, 2006 at 09:18 AM, in Applications
It says no G3, but I'm about to try pacifist, so... 13,264 Views / 17 Replies  
It says no G3, but I'm about to try pacifist, so I'll post back.
Posted by poocat, on Jan 17, 2006 at 08:23 AM, in Applications
Yes! Multiple speakers! I love it when point... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes! Multiple speakers! I love it when point updates actually include FEATURES.

This is sweet, and it's not just you fisherKing, as I definitely don't have Airfoil installed.
It's stereo...
Posted by poocat, on Jan 11, 2006 at 04:22 AM, in Applications
Adium. Does more. Occasionally I find... 1,010 Views / 33 Replies  
Adium. Does more.

Occasionally I find myself in Skype, or MSN, but on the pc at work it's straight up Google Talk, with a side of the worse and worse looking AIM thrown in for atrocity's sake....
Posted by poocat, on Jan 10, 2006 at 05:43 AM, in Applications
As others have posted, as long as your billing... 492 Views / 4 Replies  
As others have posted, as long as your billing address is in the States, you're golden. This is actually a huge benefit for expats, especially those (like me) living in countries without decent...
Posted by poocat, on Nov 17, 2005 at 09:12 AM, in Applications
Yes! Although, truthfully, it's been... 2,768 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes!

Although, truthfully, it's been better the past month, but in August Macupdate was unusable, totally fubar'd. Glad to have someone else in here confirm it's China, not me.

I do want...
Posted by poocat, on Nov 15, 2005 at 09:42 PM, in Applications
I just wanted to chime in with my agreement, keep... 608 Views / 8 Replies  
I just wanted to chime in with my agreement, keep unplugging it, replugging it, power-cycling your other router, if you use one, and your airport. Eventually this will (I believe) fix itself.
Mine...
Posted by poocat, on Nov 15, 2005 at 09:39 PM, in Applications
Hey Peter, I get this a lot too, but I'm in... 2,768 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey Peter,

I get this a lot too, but I'm in China, and usually blame it on a (relatively) crappy connection to the outside world. A refresh often solves the problem. I don't believe it to be an...
Posted by poocat, on Nov 14, 2005 at 12:28 AM, in Applications
Stupid Safari beachball. Stupid impatient... 13,868 Views / 243 Replies  
Stupid Safari beachball.
Stupid impatient poocat.
Posted by poocat, on Nov 6, 2005 at 11:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Seriously people, just hit "report abuse" and be... 13,868 Views / 243 Replies  
Seriously people, just hit "report abuse" and be done with it. He says the same thing in every single thread, no matter the topic. It's annoying, but no use feeding, except perhaps with that...
Posted by poocat, on Nov 6, 2005 at 11:56 PM, in Mac OS X
I hate that I booted up IE to check. Must...... 13,868 Views / 243 Replies  
I hate that I booted up IE to check. Must... leave... Macnn...
(It works, of course... blank homepage.)
Posted by poocat, on Nov 1, 2005 at 12:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Seriously man, this is an awful problem to have,... 13,615 Views / 63 Replies  
Seriously man, this is an awful problem to have, just call them. I agree with you though (being in China) that the Apple people there may not be able to help you. But call them up and see, because...
Posted by poocat, on Oct 20, 2005 at 07:10 PM, in Applications
This is really annoying to me as well. I... 772 Views / 10 Replies  
This is really annoying to me as well. I understand the conflict, I changed a hotkey to insure I wouldn't have a conflict, and it doesn't stick. The default isn't the problem, the fact that a...
Posted by poocat, on Oct 16, 2005 at 08:16 PM, in Mac OS X
After posting that last fairly true comment I... 884 Views / 10 Replies  
After posting that last fairly true comment I realized that Safari 2.0 moves itself around the screen.

D'oh.

Seriously, it tiles new windows having forgotten my default window placement. So...
Posted by poocat, on Jul 7, 2005 at 06:25 AM, in Mac OS X
If by makes sense you mean makes NO sense, that's... 884 Views / 10 Replies  
If by makes sense you mean makes NO sense, that's true. What other program moves itself around the screen? Does iChat move up and down as the window grows/shrinks with people signing on and off? ...
Posted by poocat, on Jul 6, 2005 at 03:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Those X'tra Orange are some of the best icons... 2,089,227 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Those X'tra Orange are some of the best icons ever.
Posted by poocat, on May 21, 2005 at 11:09 PM, in GUI Customization
I get a lot of this too, only since upgrading to... 456 Views / 3 Replies  
I get a lot of this too, only since upgrading to Tiger. Any fix would be highly appreciated. It's almost like Safari 2.0's auto-select for character sets isn't working...

I get it EVERY time w/...
Posted by poocat, on May 16, 2005 at 05:43 AM, in Applications
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