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MobileMe extension for google chrome? 406 Views / 0 Replies  
Theres one for google mail but is there one for mobileme (mac mail)? I looked but couldnt seem to find one.
Posted by tkmd, on Jun 13, 2010 at 05:07 PM, in Applications
But that was my point, since 10.1, Mac OS X has... 802 Views / 13 Replies  
But that was my point, since 10.1, Mac OS X has gotten faster on every version upgrade- on the same machine! Thats not something you can say about any other OS.

Until they got to 10.5 (leopard). ...
Posted by tkmd, on Jun 8, 2010 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good job on the powerbook. I still use my Pismo... 802 Views / 13 Replies  
Good job on the powerbook. I still use my Pismo for light web work/ email and thats a G3 chip in it. I still use 1.5 PB for everyday stuff, and I amazed at the great memory management in 10.4-...
Posted by tkmd, on Jun 7, 2010 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBA (june 2009) does it still get warm in the upper corner? 332 Views / 0 Replies  
Im going to be in the market for a new laptop and was wondering if users of the MBA (june 2009 edition) experience heat coming from the laptop. I hate typing on a keyboard thats hot and at the same...
Posted by tkmd, on Sep 21, 2009 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm kinda disappointed they Apple couldn't have... 11,023 Views / 207 Replies  
I'm kinda disappointed they Apple couldn't have added auto-capitalization into Snow Leopard. Thats the one feature I was really hoping for.
Posted by tkmd, on Sep 10, 2009 at 09:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Auto capitalization possible? 284 Views / 0 Replies  
I was looking but I couldn't find anywhere to force auto capitalization after a sentence ending in SL... Its in pages but I wonder why he did not implement this system wide!
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Firefox 64 bit? 2,500 Views / 5 Replies  
Just wondering if someone could give me the link. I cant seem to find it....
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 29, 2009 at 03:39 PM, in Applications
I found out about no pith helmet for safari. ... 2,132 Views / 9 Replies  
I found out about no pith helmet for safari. This makes my internet unbearable! I cant stand ads...

Oh well there is always firefox.
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 29, 2009 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
Does pith helmet still work on safari? edit... 12,841 Views / 175 Replies  
Does pith helmet still work on safari?

edit : No it doesn't. Tried to install it it and although it said "successful" there was no pith helmet.
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 28, 2009 at 08:00 PM, in Mac OS X
I heard about this problem - try to delete your... 12,841 Views / 175 Replies  
I heard about this problem - try to delete your airport prefs....
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 28, 2009 at 07:47 PM, in Mac OS X
If this is indeed true- I would have been glad to... 11,023 Views / 207 Replies  
If this is indeed true- I would have been glad to pay even $60 for the DVD.

Fingers crossed
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 25, 2009 at 06:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone know if you have Pages autocorrect... 11,023 Views / 207 Replies  
Does anyone know if you have Pages autocorrect and auto capitilization feature embedded in Mail or Safari?

I hope that it's not limited to text edit.
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 25, 2009 at 06:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Thinking about picking up a PS3 - games that are similar to RE4? 351 Views / 4 Replies  
Suggestions? I know that RE5 is out but I dont think that having Sherra (sp?) as a partner ALL the time makes for the same enjoyment I had playing RE4 on my GC. So any FPS suggestions that has...
Posted by tkmd, on Jul 26, 2009 at 03:46 PM, in Gaming
This is really good news about the compatability! 487 Views / 5 Replies  
This is really good news about the compatability!
Posted by tkmd, on Jul 10, 2009 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is really good news about the compatability! 487 Views / 5 Replies  
This is really good news about the compatability!
Posted by tkmd, on Jul 10, 2009 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just decided to buy Beejive yesterday since... 904 Views / 18 Replies  
I just decided to buy Beejive yesterday since then:

I get a constant spinning wheel (ie always in a state of connecting) then crash.
When it did work (for a brief couple of hours) texts come late...
Posted by tkmd, on Jun 24, 2009 at 09:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
any Beejive users out there? a question. 904 Views / 18 Replies  
I am interested in getting beejive (since apple can't seem to make an ichat client for ipodtouch for us that have .mac :()

I was watching the instructional video and it seems (correct me if im...
Posted by tkmd, on Jun 23, 2009 at 02:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK not a suggestion - rather a request - anyone... 1,343 Views / 24 Replies  
OK not a suggestion - rather a request - anyone find a IM program thats
a) free
b) no annoying ads
c) push to the program itself - NOT to your email.... so kinda like ichat with incoming message...
Posted by tkmd, on Jun 17, 2009 at 02:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
1st generation MP - video upgrade options? 487 Views / 5 Replies  
I was going to upgrade to the 8800 gt in preparation for snow leopard , but now I've noticed that Apple no longer sells them. what other cards (no windows hacked cards, preferably) are left as my...
Posted by tkmd, on Jun 10, 2009 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Macbook air any reviews out there? 734 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm beginning to seriously look at the 2nd generation MBA. What I am torn about is the HD option of the SSD vs the mechanical HD. All I can find on the web are some reviews of the first generation...
Posted by tkmd, on May 4, 2009 at 10:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mini + boxee or ps3 759 Views / 2 Replies  
I want to ditch cable, and I thought about a mini running boxee for my hulu and netflix. For about 600$ it should work, but what about a ps3- can't that do hulu and netflix and of course has the ad...
Posted by tkmd, on May 1, 2009 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac mini + boxee users - how do you control your stuff? 442 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm thinking about cutting the cable TV and instead getting a mac mini with boxee to work on my TV. Wouldnt I need a keyboard then to control the TV? How do you guys get around using the keyboard ?
Posted by tkmd, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I tried safariblock before and I was not... 685 Views / 2 Replies  
I tried safariblock before and I was not impressed- it seemed to slow my system down.. I tried glimmerblocker its OK but its too complicated to add a rule to block a specific site.

I finally...
Posted by tkmd, on Mar 1, 2009 at 05:14 PM, in Applications
is there a trick to get pith helmet working in safari4 beta? 685 Views / 2 Replies  
I remember there used to be a way to change the version number in the safari program version so as to active pith helmet. Is there a way to do this in the beta?
Posted by tkmd, on Feb 25, 2009 at 08:26 PM, in Applications
Thats very interesting but I am concerned about... 774 Views / 15 Replies  
Thats very interesting but I am concerned about going out getting a Atv then hacking it to get BOXEE on there only for apple to sw update it and now I'm back to the itunes BS... would a mini...
Posted by tkmd, on Feb 25, 2009 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
ditch cable TV; one tv box that does it all? suggestions? 774 Views / 15 Replies  
I really would like to ditch cable TV and its bi-yearly price hikes.

I was hoping that someone out there may have some suggestions on a ROKU (or something similar) that has the ability to play my...
Posted by tkmd, on Feb 25, 2009 at 09:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
QT converting .flv (flash) to Mp4= holy ballooned size 238 Views / 2 Replies  
All I would like to do is convert a flash movie to a mp4 via quicktime but the size of the file doubles. The dimensions of the movie are the same what gives? is there anyway to avoid the filesize...
Posted by tkmd, on Dec 30, 2008 at 11:15 AM, in Applications
How do you personally archive and back up old emails? 336 Views / 7 Replies  
I wanted to do some cleaning and thought I would back up my messages in my library / mail folders. Then I realized that emails are saved - but only have a number for its file name. If I were to...
Posted by tkmd, on Dec 16, 2008 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this person trying to scam me? (craigslist) 468 Views / 19 Replies  
I have put a tablet pc up to craigslist here in MI. I get a hit from a girl who states that she is interested. So I reply back saying that the computer is available - she replies back with this...
Posted by tkmd, on Dec 3, 2008 at 06:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
that's a spreadsheet program. 267 Views / 7 Replies  
that's a spreadsheet program.
Posted by tkmd, on Nov 8, 2008 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
Student loan questions! 307 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a student loan that I have consolidated with nelnet at 3.125% I'm having problems calculating the details of the loan (using an app called loan calc- better suggestions, freeware please?)
...
Posted by tkmd, on Nov 8, 2008 at 11:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Debt calculator- need option to fit my requirements 267 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a student loan that I am trying to manage. what I need is a calculator that will display the standard stuff like: amount left, interest etc. But ALSO, allow me to to recalculate the numbers...
Posted by tkmd, on Nov 8, 2008 at 11:23 AM, in Applications
Because I do alot of scheduling with students. ... 260 Views / 6 Replies  
Because I do alot of scheduling with students. Sometimes on the ipod touch and sometimes from home. It happened that make some changes at home then leave (without it syncing) then when I schedule...
Posted by tkmd, on Oct 26, 2008 at 12:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Is this going to "remedied" in snow... 260 Views / 6 Replies  
Is this going to "remedied" in snow leopard?
Posted by tkmd, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:53 PM, in Mac OS X
mobile me and push on computer 260 Views / 6 Replies  
I love my ipod touch - when I make an appointment in cal within 10 seconds my calender on my laptop has been updated. However, if I make a change on my computers ical I have to wait till syncs (or...
Posted by tkmd, on Oct 25, 2008 at 01:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Good medical software for the ipod touch? 1,208 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone could suggest any good SW for residency ? I looked at skyscape's selection but I'm worried that its a cheap port of the palm stuff. Are there any other companies offering anything that is...
Posted by tkmd, on Sep 30, 2008 at 10:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
some feedback on internet phones - the linksys CIT400, netgear sph200 276 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm thinking to switching to skype any feedback on these phones?
Posted by tkmd, on Sep 16, 2008 at 12:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
automatic delete of to do items in ical 520 Views / 1 Replies  
I have some "to do items" in my ical on the shelf. I've created these to do items by dragging the "to do" from the calender to the self. Here is my problem - when I click complete on the to do list...
Posted by tkmd, on Sep 12, 2008 at 09:04 AM, in Applications
Skype vs vonage - better choice for home phone 2,178 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm trying to cut down bills so I am thinking about ditching my cellphone (only use prepaid minutes) and getting a home phone through skype or vonage. I know with vonage I get a phone number and all...
Posted by tkmd, on Sep 11, 2008 at 07:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
truphone + ipod touch whats the deal? 1,007 Views / 1 Replies  
I would be very interested in ditching my cell phone for home use and pick up an ipod touch and put this app on it. Has anyone been using this app yet with voyage? If so, what else did you have to...
Posted by tkmd, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll make the decision even easier- if its your... 1,814 Views / 44 Replies  
I'll make the decision even easier- if its your only computer - MB

If you have a desktop already - MBA!

Apple made this computer for someone who has a computer already and needs something for...
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Installed 12.1.2 Word from a cold start 17.3... 1,785 Views / 34 Replies  
Installed 12.1.2
Word from a cold start 17.3 seconds (ouch), warm start 2.8 seconds.

What can I say one step forward and one step back....

*edit* I tried opening exel after doing the Word...
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 12, 2008 at 09:12 PM, in Applications
I've been using pith helmet for years, so flash... 296 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been using pith helmet for years, so flash cant be it, good idea though.

Besides, I dont think that anybody today actually surfs the web without an ad-blocker?
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 10, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
I was playing around with safari - I emptied the... 296 Views / 4 Replies  
I was playing around with safari - I emptied the cache and that seemed to help. I have no idea why those sites do that....
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 10, 2008 at 01:26 AM, in Applications
disk thrashing and safari beach balling on certain RSS feeds WTH? 296 Views / 4 Replies  
Could someone explain to me why safari beach balls (almost for 20 seconds!) when I go to the RSS feed from say Ars technica - or more commonly - consumerist.com?

I have 400 GB of free space (out...
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 9, 2008 at 09:48 PM, in Applications
Yes, I do play games like this when I have work... 897 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes, I do play games like this when I have work that I need to do- Perfect for procrastination.

The game will crash (freeze) in about 1-2 hours. When the city does grow it becomes choppy and...
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 7, 2008 at 06:19 PM, in Gaming
I feel ripped off - Sim city 4 'rush hour' 897 Views / 10 Replies  
So I bought this game and really started to get into it. About 3 hours into it the game freezes. Start it again, once again as my city started to grow- freezed. I searched google, updated to 1.1,...
Posted by tkmd, on Aug 5, 2008 at 08:30 PM, in Gaming
]Is this the chip you are referring to vmarks?... 406 Views / 4 Replies  
]Is this the chip you are referring to vmarks? Its on of them on the board. Sorry im a little lost....

http://datasheet.digchip.com/406/406-03734-0-BH3854AFS.pdf

EDIT!!

I found another chip...
Posted by tkmd, on Jul 18, 2008 at 10:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
modding my boombox electronic guru help needed. 406 Views / 4 Replies  
I have and old boombox that I want to mod the cassette player to accept input from my ipod. Yes I know that there are cassette adapters out there but I was thinking if its possible to cut and splice...
Posted by tkmd, on Jul 17, 2008 at 09:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Formating the HD is a last option for him... If... 1,632 Views / 5 Replies  
Formating the HD is a last option for him... If it comes to it where would I find the standard hard-drive test utilities?
Posted by tkmd, on Jul 14, 2008 at 08:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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