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Well I am facing a dilemna with my 160 gigabyte... 366 Views / 9 Replies  
Well I am facing a dilemna with my 160 gigabyte drive on Time Machine up to 25.3 gigabytes left. Should I reduce the frequency of backups in this case? What should I do to free up space on it?

My...
Posted by G5man, on Jun 20, 2008 at 08:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I got the new one but its color is off... 471 Views / 7 Replies  
Well I got the new one but its color is off completely to where I am seeing more yellow on white. Can I correct this or is it another bad one showing the entire series is a LEMON
Posted by G5man, on Feb 5, 2008 at 07:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was having the exact same problem with my... 507 Views / 7 Replies  
I was having the exact same problem with my 2008WFP, but someone got it to work on their mini. Is there anyway to fix this output issue?
Posted by G5man, on Feb 1, 2008 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
It works with my dell but the 1680 x 1050... 471 Views / 7 Replies  
It works with my dell but the 1680 x 1050 resolution does not cooperate on DVI, I am going to try VGA and see if that will do the trick since I have heard that it will work on VGA. However, I already...
Posted by G5man, on Jan 31, 2008 at 11:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1. The entire display blanks in and out, with TV... 471 Views / 7 Replies  
1. The entire display blanks in and out, with TV like fizzling then blanks in and out until it completely goes out.

2. It is connected via DVI.

3. I tried that and got the same problem already...
Posted by G5man, on Jan 28, 2008 at 09:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
new dell display, but problems 471 Views / 7 Replies  
I recently got a sp2008wfp for my mac mini G4, however, after only a few minutes of use, there starts to be blinking in and out and then with that it has flickering lines and then just fails. Any...
Posted by G5man, on Jan 27, 2008 at 09:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can the graphics cards that are used for OS X on... 9,235 Views / 226 Replies  
Can the graphics cards that are used for OS X on x86 be used on the Mac Pro?
Posted by G5man, on Jan 8, 2008 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Leopard is somewhat of a disappointment. Spaces... 2,473 Views / 50 Replies  
Leopard is somewhat of a disappointment. Spaces somehow does not clog my memory when I use iPhoto while it is loading in another space, I can still work in another application without getting the...
Posted by G5man, on Dec 28, 2007 at 01:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I just installed Leopard and finder is not... 5,740 Views / 30 Replies  
Well I just installed Leopard and finder is not loading any windows so I can't get to stuff, does anyone know of that symptom?

EDIT: Restart and update did the trick. But now for some reason...
Posted by G5man, on Dec 27, 2007 at 04:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Would it be a good idea to rename the folder... 5,740 Views / 30 Replies  
Would it be a good idea to rename the folder before the installation of Leopard is done?
Posted by G5man, on Dec 27, 2007 at 02:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Does the archive and install option backup all... 760 Views / 9 Replies  
Does the archive and install option backup all your data onto another hard drive?

Also, I am backing up my data onto another hard drive yet I want to do a clean install of Leopard to wash the disk...
Posted by G5man, on Dec 25, 2007 at 09:13 PM, in Mac OS X
iTunes store: Money redeemed gone 580 Views / 2 Replies  
Just logging into my iTunes account tonight. I had about 45 dollars worth of gift card music on my account now all gone for some reason. I checked the purchase history and for some reason, it does...
Posted by G5man, on Dec 4, 2007 at 02:06 AM, in Applications
iPhoto not allowing imports 195 Views / 0 Replies  
I forgot to redo the date on my Nikon D50 after it got shipped back, now it has been being imported on the wrong date settings for a few months, due to this, I started relocating my iPhoto library...
Posted by G5man, on Jun 25, 2007 at 02:34 PM, in Applications
mac mini kernel panic 338 Views / 0 Replies  
my mac mini was idling and usually, I can just hit a key on the keyboard to wake it up out of idling, that did not work. Powerlight was still fully illuminated, tried to put it into sleep, but would...
Posted by G5man, on Jun 17, 2007 at 06:30 PM, in Mac OS X
First off, RAID 5 if you have 3 drives you can... 885 Views / 19 Replies  
First off, RAID 5 if you have 3 drives you can back up one of the two but not both onto one. I would plan on going on newegg if you get a Mac Pro and get two 1 TB drives and use apple's raid utility...
Posted by G5man, on Apr 14, 2007 at 02:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
They need to drop the price for 2.66 to around... 9,849 Views / 193 Replies  
They need to drop the price for 2.66 to around 2100 or so. Also add some graphics card updates, if they just have to work on mac specific drivers, might as well just offer those for extra to use any...
Posted by G5man, on Apr 4, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
MHD plays music vids in HD from 12-5 965 Views / 7 Replies  
MHD plays music vids in HD from 12-5
Posted by G5man, on Mar 5, 2007 at 09:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is a nice redesign, great work whoever... 20,241 Views / 526 Replies  
This is a nice redesign, great work whoever worked on the design of this!
Posted by G5man, on Feb 4, 2007 at 08:05 PM, in Feedback
Hey trancepriest, gonna sell that G5 soon for a... 461,729 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Hey trancepriest, gonna sell that G5 soon for a Mac Pro?
Posted by G5man, on Nov 28, 2006 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
So then, you are getting a refurbished G5 from... 461,729 Views / 1,145 Replies  
So then, you are getting a refurbished G5 from what it looks like? Nice P$ by the way. Hope you have a good camcorder to see your PC getting burned. J/K better to sell it.
Posted by G5man, on Nov 10, 2006 at 12:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
That is what you get with a Netgear, my question... 1,251 Views / 8 Replies  
That is what you get with a Netgear, my question is what about "keylifetime"? What should that be set to?
Posted by G5man, on Nov 8, 2006 at 11:20 PM, in Networking
30" displays will not work on MacBooks but they... 1,603 Views / 8 Replies  
30" displays will not work on MacBooks but they will work on MacBookPro's. They don't work on iMac's either.
Posted by G5man, on Oct 8, 2006 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oopsy, the PowerMac G5 I meant had 2 HD bays. If... 599 Views / 14 Replies  
Oopsy, the PowerMac G5 I meant had 2 HD bays. If you really want to, get a Core 2 Duo Merom Chip and stick it in your iMac and save yourself a bundle.
Posted by G5man, on Sep 30, 2006 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Karpfish, with the G5 PowerMac, you only have 4... 599 Views / 14 Replies  
Karpfish, with the G5 PowerMac, you only have 4 bays and I would advise against it due to the fact you already have switched to Intel and I would fly the caution flag if you look back on an older...
Posted by G5man, on Sep 30, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
2 HDs and you have it as think as a PC laptop and... 5,484 Views / 54 Replies  
2 HDs and you have it as think as a PC laptop and does the battery life fly straight out the door? Larger drives like 160 GB I would want. MXM, for sure. Cooling, if you actually get fans into them,...
Posted by G5man, on Sep 19, 2006 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple gives two weeks notice, if you order from... 1,590 Views / 20 Replies  
Apple gives two weeks notice, if you order from within two weeks online, usually it takes longer. With my mini, I did not have to pay extra for Airport and BT when they went to revision B or C?
Posted by G5man, on Sep 17, 2006 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If there is a delay with the standard... 1,590 Views / 20 Replies  
If there is a delay with the standard configuration, this maybe a whoof of something to come.

Edit: Clarified it is the MacBook standard config is 5-7 buisness days meaning into next week at...
Posted by G5man, on Sep 17, 2006 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't both need to be running 10.4 if you want to... 575 Views / 6 Replies  
Don't both need to be running 10.4 if you want to use Target Disk Mode?
Posted by G5man, on Aug 25, 2006 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
That is not a bad photoshop but I think the... 22,459 Views / 476 Replies  
That is not a bad photoshop but I think the processor is a bit on the large side unless it needs some big *ss fans. I would downsize the power supply a bit more to fit cards in the remaining PCIe's...
Posted by G5man, on Aug 16, 2006 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well if this is meant for prosumer then why would... 22,459 Views / 476 Replies  
Well if this is meant for prosumer then why would you run sound cards? Do you realize that this is for the prosumer and not the pro market we are talking. You would have to partner up with someone in...
Posted by G5man, on Aug 13, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think if you keep the price range below the Mac... 22,459 Views / 476 Replies  
I think if you keep the price range below the Mac Pro stating configuration price, you could have a seller. This is what I would consider reasonable.

Core 2 Duo (Conroe) 1.83 GHz
1gig DDR2 667...
Posted by G5man, on Aug 13, 2006 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
It can't be, that is just too clean to be, my... 461,729 Views / 1,145 Replies  
It can't be, that is just too clean to be, my setup has too many wires. I am very envious.
Posted by G5man, on Aug 11, 2006 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
All I request is that you get plenty of pics,... 802 Views / 8 Replies  
All I request is that you get plenty of pics, outside and under the hood.
Posted by G5man, on Aug 10, 2006 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
That is very good graphics performance, just a... 18,375 Views / 321 Replies  
That is very good graphics performance, just a bit over 90 fps and with stock card is amazing! I am betting that rosetta performance will imrpove in Leopard. The Mac Pro is looking like a very...
Posted by G5man, on Aug 10, 2006 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
A few questions, 1. Is the Mac Pro able to... 18,375 Views / 321 Replies  
A few questions,
1. Is the Mac Pro able to handle 2 ATI X1900's?
2.I know it has capabilites of using the full length slots for 16 lanes of bandwidth. Would that make better performance with...
Posted by G5man, on Aug 10, 2006 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well if you are playing a 1080p movie on a... 799 Views / 6 Replies  
Well if you are playing a 1080p movie on a MacBook, it is not going to be at full performance due to the fact that it has integrated graphics.
Posted by G5man, on Jul 29, 2006 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought a pair of 512's for my iMac G5 and there... 483 Views / 9 Replies  
I bought a pair of 512's for my iMac G5 and there was a powerseller I think it was "hyperspeedmemory" The 512's are working fine and it is a good bargain.
Posted by G5man, on Jul 17, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Firewire cable is sold separately. 1,559 Views / 37 Replies  
Firewire cable is sold separately.
Posted by G5man, on Jul 16, 2006 at 10:31 PM, in Mac OS X
$1799 US is cheaper than what the current low end... 10,187 Views / 132 Replies  
$1799 US is cheaper than what the current low end PowerMac is plus it has graphics one step down according to the rumors, it is a bit competitive to Dell's, however, these may want to get Nvidia SLI...
Posted by G5man, on Jul 16, 2006 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Then what is the difference between the Core 2... 2,040 Views / 25 Replies  
Then what is the difference between the Core 2 Duo CPU and the Core 2 architectured Xeon CPU eh?
Posted by G5man, on Jul 16, 2006 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
You may want to check the rumors again. First of... 2,040 Views / 25 Replies  
You may want to check the rumors again. First of all, they will not be running Core 2 Duo, they will be running Xeon according to Apple Insider...
Posted by G5man, on Jul 16, 2006 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
We can allway have the new Mac Pro doing the... 10,187 Views / 132 Replies  
We can allway have the new Mac Pro doing the "cheap plastic" way of things.
Posted by G5man, on Jun 25, 2006 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Core2 is better than Pentnium D, less power... 669 Views / 7 Replies  
Core2 is better than Pentnium D, less power consumption, more power to process data. Hopefully the Mac Pro will be utilizing the more powerful Woodcrest core on the Core 2 Processors.
Posted by G5man, on Jun 3, 2006 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would say two drives, nothing beats having a... 495 Views / 10 Replies  
I would say two drives, nothing beats having a spare so that it saves you some anger for something else versus all your data down the drain.
Posted by G5man, on May 29, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
You may want to bump it to 7800 on the graphics.... 1,343 Views / 27 Replies  
You may want to bump it to 7800 on the graphics. Do you need dual displays or just real estate? If you need real estate, I'd just get one thirty and you'll have all the space you need. I would go...
Posted by G5man, on May 26, 2006 at 01:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Long time no see, and I see you got two thirtys... 461,729 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Long time no see, and I see you got two thirtys if I am not mistaken? Talk about a setup.
Posted by G5man, on May 24, 2006 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
One bug I noticed in Tiger is that everytime I... 38,098 Views / 443 Replies  
One bug I noticed in Tiger is that everytime I turn on and off my computer, my printer has shown up as a new one each time which I do not get. I wish Leopard would have a feature with plug and plays...
Posted by G5man, on May 20, 2006 at 12:31 AM, in Mac OS X
I would reccomend a PowerMac if you need PS now,... 448 Views / 1 Replies  
I would reccomend a PowerMac if you need PS now, if not, wait till CS3 to load PS onto an Intel iMac. However, you may just want to wait till Conroe comes.
Posted by G5man, on May 19, 2006 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do you have SP2 on the XP you have? You need to... 528 Views / 9 Replies  
Do you have SP2 on the XP you have? You need to have that in order to install XP.
Posted by G5man, on May 13, 2006 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/3004.html here is a... 380 Views / 4 Replies  
http://www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/3004.html here is a thing that may help a bit.
Posted by G5man, on May 12, 2006 at 12:16 AM, in Networking
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