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iPad 2 Cannot Connect to WiFi 529 Views / 4 Replies  
I've had a WiFi2 for about 18 months and it's worked flawlessly. Just today, the WiFi refused to connect. No changes were made before this occurred. It just stopped. It shows the networks and...
Posted by jrramsey, on Oct 20, 2012 at 03:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Try the Sony HDR-CX12. It comes with 4GB but can... 6,353 Views / 21 Replies  
Try the Sony HDR-CX12. It comes with 4GB but can easily be upgraded to 8 or 16. HD is outstanding. Very light weight. Easy to use. 10.2 Megapixel stills. Converting to the Mac is a little more...
Posted by jrramsey, on Aug 20, 2008 at 01:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I tried the archive and install. It went through... 2,492 Views / 4 Replies  
I tried the archive and install. It went through the entire process and then hung again on reboot.

I then tried the single user and no luck. When I did another permissions check/repair, it said...
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 29, 2008 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
S.M.A.R.T. status is "verified". Everything else... 2,492 Views / 4 Replies  
S.M.A.R.T. status is "verified". Everything else seems fine.

Maybe the best is to do an archive and install. This is the original drive and the machine is almost 4 years old. Thanks for the...
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 27, 2008 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 Won't Boot (Leopard) 2,492 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm stumped. I have an older iMac G5 (1.8) running OS-X 10.5. It was working fine until I rebooted today. Now it stops at the "Apple" screen and there's no spinning wheel. I booted off of CD,...
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 26, 2008 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Most of the 250Gig or more drives (Toshiba,... 1,167 Views / 12 Replies  
Most of the 250Gig or more drives (Toshiba, etc...) only run at 5400 rpm. I just installed the 200 Gig Hitachi at 7200 rpm and the performance improvement is very good...if you can live with "only"...
Posted by jrramsey, on Feb 14, 2008 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Parallels get Abort Message on Startup 575 Views / 0 Replies  
I installed Parallels, Windows XP, Office 2007, and all works great. I turn off windows,close parallels, and turn off my MacBook Pro. When I restart my Mac and try launching Parallels, I get an...
Posted by jrramsey, on May 2, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I run W2000 it the performance is reasonable, if... 562 Views / 5 Replies  
I run W2000 it the performance is reasonable, if not decent. When I tried XP, it was poor. 2000 does most of everything you'll need.
Posted by jrramsey, on Mar 9, 2006 at 03:06 PM, in Applications
Found the answer here. (Had to remove the... 485 Views / 1 Replies  
Found the answer here. (Had to remove the "com.apple.helpui folder" in the Cache folder)

http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/helpviewer.html
Posted by jrramsey, on Mar 8, 2006 at 10:04 PM, in macOS
Help Doesn't Work in New MacBook Pro 485 Views / 1 Replies  
Just bought a new MacBook Pro with 10.4.5 When I try to access the help (in the finder), all I can get is the home screen. None of the links work. I've tried trashing the preferences and cache but...
Posted by jrramsey, on Mar 8, 2006 at 11:31 AM, in macOS
I just bought the Logitech V270 (Bluetooth). ... 1,175 Views / 13 Replies  
I just bought the Logitech V270 (Bluetooth). Pairing was easy. Wake up is perfect everytime. At 1000 DPI, it tracks very well. Many of the mouse are ultra tiny and, IMHO, not designed for humans....
Posted by jrramsey, on Mar 7, 2006 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 2 cents worth coming from someone who just... 1,711 Views / 44 Replies  
My 2 cents worth coming from someone who just purchased MacBook Pro Duo 2Gig with a 23 inch Cinema for home use (plus 2gigs RAM...crucial).

So far, I couldn't ask for more. Performance is...
Posted by jrramsey, on Mar 7, 2006 at 12:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a MacBook Pro Duo 2Gig with a 23 inch... 1,868 Views / 27 Replies  
I have a MacBook Pro Duo 2Gig with a 23 inch Cinema for home use (plus 2gigs RAM...crucial). Couldn't ask for more. Performance is excellent for native apps and very acceptable for Rosetta apps.
...
Posted by jrramsey, on Mar 7, 2006 at 12:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine was shipped on the 18th from Shanghai and... 101,134 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Mine was shipped on the 18th from Shanghai and has left Anchorage, Alaska today. Estimated delivery is Feb 22 to California.
Posted by jrramsey, on Feb 20, 2006 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just checked the Apple site and it says my... 101,134 Views / 1,213 Replies  
I just checked the Apple site and it says my MacBook Pro has Shipped...hooray.

Shipped - Feb 18, 2006 via FEDERAL EXPRESS

Qty. Product
1 MBPRO...
Posted by jrramsey, on Feb 17, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
VISTA!!!!??? Check this out...Mac OS-X has been... 1,084 Views / 17 Replies  
VISTA!!!!??? Check this out...Mac OS-X has been there and done most of it.

http://www.maclive.net/sid/134
Posted by jrramsey, on Feb 16, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
8% (at best) just isn't worth it. Take the money... 101,134 Views / 1,213 Replies  
8% (at best) just isn't worth it. Take the money and buy more RAM or faster HD. If you're serious about high-end performance, workstations are the only way to go (whether PC or Mac). IMHO, the...
Posted by jrramsey, on Feb 16, 2006 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope. 8% ain't worth thye $300 and 3 weeks. I... 2,532 Views / 38 Replies  
Nope. 8% ain't worth thye $300 and 3 weeks. I ordered the standard 1gig stick and just bought another gig at Crucial. Along with the 256MB VRAM and Dual 2gig/Core processors (and my new 23inch...
Posted by jrramsey, on Feb 15, 2006 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's a cool link to a variety of graphics... 1,672 Views / 9 Replies  
Here's a cool link to a variety of graphics cards.

http://users.erols.com/chare/video.htm
Posted by jrramsey, on Jan 26, 2006 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ipod won't boot or restore 676 Views / 0 Replies  
Tried to install linux on the ipod, but the program froze. Now the ipod does not have an operating system and will not connect with the computer. How do I reinstall the operating system if I cannot...
Posted by jrramsey, on Nov 23, 2005 at 07:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Definitely sounds like the hard drive. I have... 1,379 Views / 17 Replies  
Definitely sounds like the hard drive. I have the orginal cube and installed the Barracuda 120gig. Completely quiet. If you want to do some upgrades, they may need fans. I'm using the ATI9000 GPU...
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 13, 2005 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you going to get a new card, why settle for an... 1,370 Views / 8 Replies  
If you going to get a new card, why settle for an 8500 or 9000 especially with Tiger coming out soon. Go for the 9800...very reasonably priced and kick's the 9000's butt.

I have the 9000 which is...
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 8, 2005 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Of course, if nothing goes wrong, its a waste of... 1,620 Views / 12 Replies  
Of course, if nothing goes wrong, its a waste of money. All it takes is one "hitch in the giddy-up" and you're out that amount and more plus you can call anytime about virtually anything.

My...
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 4, 2005 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Yep...PL...expected in about 3-4 weeks. They've... 15,918 Views / 122 Replies  
Yep...PL...expected in about 3-4 weeks. They've already released the Dual 1.3
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 3, 2005 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
My vote is stil for the 9800. Panther AND Tiger... 4,210 Views / 63 Replies  
My vote is stil for the 9800. Panther AND Tiger compatible...and kicks the 9000/8500 in the tail
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 3, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Cube PL 1.4 ATI 9000 1GB RAM 120Gig... 15,918 Views / 122 Replies  
Cube PL 1.4
ATI 9000
1GB RAM
120Gig Barracuda 7200

Waiting for the Dual 1.5 7457. Maybe a 9800 someday when I get brave enough.
Posted by jrramsey, on Apr 3, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good Luck with the Dell. Our graphics person is... 1,539 Views / 16 Replies  
Good Luck with the Dell. Our graphics person is using a P4 3.6 gig/250MB HD, 2Gig RAM, 256MB Graphics cards and it dies regularly when working with larger files. (500MB +) She takes it home to here...
Posted by jrramsey, on Feb 11, 2005 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi LightWaver-67, VERY COOL SETUP. I see... 5,169 Views / 53 Replies  
Hi LightWaver-67,

VERY COOL SETUP. I see you have quite a bit of audio. What software do you use?
Posted by jrramsey, on Jan 6, 2005 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
hoopz: That's the way most of us understand... 791 Views / 4 Replies  
hoopz:

That's the way most of us understand the lawsuit...looks very fishy! The pdf is a long but interesting read. The forums go on and on and on...I guess we have to keep in mind these suits...
Posted by jrramsey, on Dec 29, 2004 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hoopz, I (and many others) also purchased... 791 Views / 4 Replies  
Hoopz,

I (and many others) also purchased the PL1.4 upgrade (for my cube) and the majority of us have had the exact same problems. There is a very long story on the PL fiasco which you can read...
Posted by jrramsey, on Dec 24, 2004 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
New PowerLogix Dual CPU? 37,518 Views / 387 Replies  
Check this out...

http://www.cubeowner.com/forums//index.php?showtopic=8771&st=135&#entry51467


Looks like some serious competition for Sonnet/Giga/et al...
Posted by jrramsey, on Dec 14, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Next Gen PM G5 at MacWorld 1,406 Views / 8 Replies  
Any word on what's coming up with the next rev of PM G5's?
Posted by jrramsey, on Dec 9, 2004 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
I wonder if PowerLogix has something up their... 37,518 Views / 387 Replies  
I wonder if PowerLogix has something up their sleeve...they've been promising for months with no delivery. Maybe dual?
Posted by jrramsey, on Dec 7, 2004 at 01:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
What about the "ATI Mobility Radeon X600" which... 1,649 Views / 19 Replies  
What about the "ATI Mobility Radeon X600" which is being used in the "competing" ClientPro 414 AIO XP based machine...
Posted by jrramsey, on Nov 29, 2004 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
which video card? If it's a PC which has been... 869 Views / 5 Replies  
which video card? If it's a PC which has been flashed, they are finicky. Try the "cuda" reset switch on the mother board and also reset your P-RAM ("opt-comm-p-r" on boot-up).

I concur that...
Posted by jrramsey, on Oct 14, 2004 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Supposedly you should hang on for a week or 2... 1,660 Views / 21 Replies  
Supposedly you should hang on for a week or 2 since that when the "new" stuff comes out. (Most of their stock is "backorder" anyway.)
Posted by jrramsey, on Oct 14, 2004 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have an iMacDV 400 also (along wtih a cube). I... 861 Views / 10 Replies  
I have an iMacDV 400 also (along wtih a cube). I run 768MB RAM with a Maxtor 80 Gig along with OSX 10.3.5. Also Office 2004 and a few others. No major graphics apps, though. It all seems to run...
Posted by jrramsey, on Oct 14, 2004 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
My vote is the MacMice BT since it has the look &... 1,853 Views / 16 Replies  
My vote is the MacMice BT since it has the look & simplicity of the iMacG5 and has my minimum 2 buttons & scroll. I'm sure the others are very powerful but I don't need all those bells and whistles....
Posted by jrramsey, on Oct 13, 2004 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Got my 20 inch/1GB/250Gig/AP Express/Wireless... 962 Views / 4 Replies  
Got my 20 inch/1GB/250Gig/AP Express/Wireless Keyboard Mouse about a week ago.

I've run Halo, Photoshop, Maya, FinalCut Pro and the rest of the Microsoft suite. I also network with my PC (XP) via...
Posted by jrramsey, on Oct 5, 2004 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Speed of Airport Express 484 Views / 1 Replies  
I see my Airport Express panel which shows signal strength, but how do I find out the speed? (e.g. - 11 vs. 56 or some derivative.)
Posted by jrramsey, on Oct 2, 2004 at 11:30 PM, in Networking
Mine just shipped today. Same slow boat from... 12,631 Views / 188 Replies  
Mine just shipped today. Same slow boat from China...est delivery Oct 13.

8/31/04
7:47am PST

IMG5 20/1.8/1GB/250GB/SD/APX/BT/WL KBD/L
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 25, 2004 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
How do you know your "number" on the waiting... 12,631 Views / 188 Replies  
How do you know your "number" on the waiting list?
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 23, 2004 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same here...just waiting. 8/31/04 7:47am... 12,631 Views / 188 Replies  
Same here...just waiting.

8/31/04
7:47am PST

IMG5 20/1.8/1GB/250GB/SD/APX/BT/WL KBD/L
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 22, 2004 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Hammer just dropped. ... 1,660 Views / 21 Replies  
The Hammer just dropped.

http://powerlogix.com/press/releases/2004/040920.html[/URL]
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 20, 2004 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
If this is truly Giga's own design and software,... 1,660 Views / 21 Replies  
If this is truly Giga's own design and software, then why did the "Firmware Updater Application" that Giga supplied still have "Contact PowerLogix for assistance and do not shut down your machine!"...
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 17, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
PowerLogix Lawsuit 1,660 Views / 21 Replies  
Check this out at cubeowner.com

http://www.cubeowner.com

Here's the complaint.

1.2MB PDF file (http://www.cubeowner.com/forums//index.php?act=Attach&type=post&id=46559)

Maybe this...
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 16, 2004 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Try ebay...they usually have everything. (I've... 1,304 Views / 18 Replies  
Try ebay...they usually have everything. (I've gotten some good parts for my cube there)
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 3, 2004 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered the 20 inch and was told Sept 29...or... 1,033 Views / 15 Replies  
I ordered the 20 inch and was told Sept 29...or before.
Posted by jrramsey, on Sep 3, 2004 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: iSight 2. How soon can we expect it? 1,874 Views / 43 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by macgfx:
[B]I'd be happy if I could get one (new), at all. It seems that this is another item that Apple can't seem to keep in-stock right now.

I just place an order...
Posted by jrramsey, on Aug 16, 2004 at 08:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the suggestions. When I ran fsck -fy... 502 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestions. When I ran fsck -fy it returned an "invalid file or directory ID found" under Catalog file and referenced (4, 306) then said volume check failed. I also tried a new...
Posted by jrramsey, on Jul 18, 2004 at 10:21 PM, in macOS
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