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Something is seriously wrong with your phone.... 1,346 Views / 23 Replies  
Something is seriously wrong with your phone. Restore or return it?
Posted by Sophus, on Jan 27, 2008 at 03:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just curious: does the iPhone use a "hosts" file?... 1,707 Views / 16 Replies  
Just curious: does the iPhone use a "hosts" file? If so, ads may be blocked using that. Very effective and saves bandwidth and load time, which I believe css-blocking of ads doesn't - if anything, it...
Posted by Sophus, on Dec 7, 2007 at 05:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, I believe they are based on the Intel Santa... 1,003 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, I believe they are based on the Intel Santa Rosa platform. They need a special version (the latest, not released probably) of OSX with chipset drivers etc to run. What you can do is:

Try to...
Posted by Sophus, on Jul 2, 2007 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, in addition to the other tips, calibrating... 1,037 Views / 9 Replies  
Also, in addition to the other tips, calibrating the display will usually also help to get a smoother and better anti aliasing.
Posted by Sophus, on May 26, 2007 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try to switch channel on the router. Might be... 564 Views / 2 Replies  
Try to switch channel on the router. Might be interference. Switching from 13 to 11 did wonders for me.
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 21, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Networking
Sure... Ehmm... Maybe you should stay off that... 1,461 Views / 6 Replies  
Sure... Ehmm... Maybe you should stay off that crack Mr. Troll...

You got to do better than that if you want to start a flamewar. A little more subtle the next time and you might just make it.
;-)
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 17, 2007 at 07:19 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Did a test, not able to replicate it on my mac.... 24,138 Views / 244 Replies  
Did a test, not able to replicate it on my mac. Do you have any haxies or plugins that could be the culprit?
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 13, 2007 at 06:07 PM, in macOS
10.4.9 is out - experiences? 24,138 Views / 244 Replies  
10.4.9 is out. Post your experiences and/or bugs.
Full list of improvements here:
About the Mac OS X 10.4.9 Update (delta) (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304821-no)
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 13, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in macOS
I concur! 1,304 Views / 11 Replies  
I concur!
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 7, 2007 at 07:30 PM, in Applications
I did the upgrade myself yesterday on my MacBook... 1,643 Views / 7 Replies  
I did the upgrade myself yesterday on my MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Core Duo. I ordered a MacPro card, part no. M688ZM/B. It has two antenna connectors and is by the look of it identical to the original in...
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 4, 2007 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The characters in the ads represent the machines... 3,516 Views / 106 Replies  
The characters in the ads represent the machines mac and pc (with windows) - not its users. The insult if any is thus to winpc's not their users.
Posted by Sophus, on Feb 3, 2007 at 10:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, as far as I know, you have to install... 14,178 Views / 51 Replies  
Well, as far as I know, you have to install Windows via BootCamp the normal way. Then you have to boot into windows and run the Parallels tools exe file for BootCamp. Then shut down Windows. Boot...
Posted by Sophus, on Dec 2, 2006 at 06:52 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
For your Quick starter manual, in Finder (i.e.... 7,257 Views / 106 Replies  
For your Quick starter manual, in Finder (i.e. click anywhere on the Desktop" choose "Help" from the file menu. Then "Mac help". There is a guide providing a nice general introduction to how Mac OSX...
Posted by Sophus, on Nov 11, 2006 at 10:07 AM, in Applications
No need to fool around with the "file", "new... 7,257 Views / 106 Replies  
No need to fool around with the "file", "new window" etc.
If Safari is running;
- Right click on the Safari Icon in the Dock and a menu will appear. Choose "New window".
- In a web page, right...
Posted by Sophus, on Nov 11, 2006 at 07:33 AM, in Applications
Well, I think not. Simply because there are... 7,595 Views / 147 Replies  
Well, I think not. Simply because there are millions of people without any problems and that it is likely that several of the hundreds of reported problems stem from such things as incompatible/old...
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 1, 2006 at 02:01 PM, in macOS
ColorSync for some Rosetta applications were... 7,595 Views / 147 Replies  
ColorSync for some Rosetta applications were updated (bugfixes) according to Apple. This may have altered interpretation of certain colorsync profiles. As someone suggested, you should always...
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 1, 2006 at 08:50 AM, in macOS
[QUOTE=seanc] I'm on Intel (MacBook Pro). 7,595 Views / 147 Replies  
[QUOTE=seanc]

I'm on Intel (MacBook Pro).
Posted by Sophus, on Sep 30, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in macOS
Strange, my Mail shows Version 2.1.1 (752.3)... 7,595 Views / 147 Replies  
Strange, my Mail shows Version 2.1.1 (752.3) after updating to 10.4.8.
Posted by Sophus, on Sep 30, 2006 at 10:11 AM, in macOS
And what's more irritating is that the... 8,974 Views / 101 Replies  
And what's more irritating is that the spellchecker probably still will lack support for the Norwegian (and other) language(s), even though Norwegian is one of the official OS languages. Aspell...
Posted by Sophus, on Aug 15, 2006 at 12:16 PM, in macOS
Tablet Mac... Why? 1,170 Views / 21 Replies  
Tablet Mac... Why?
Posted by Sophus, on Jun 11, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
download: ... 1,037 Views / 5 Replies  
download:

http://www.coconut-flavour.com/coconutidentitycard/index.html
Posted by Sophus, on Jun 7, 2006 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't that irrelevant? Pixels matter, not DPI in... 782 Views / 6 Replies  
Isn't that irrelevant? Pixels matter, not DPI in this situation?
Posted by Sophus, on May 31, 2006 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool! Thanks, for saving me the trouble ;) 1,367 Views / 15 Replies  
Cool! Thanks, for saving me the trouble ;)
Posted by Sophus, on May 29, 2006 at 01:51 PM, in macOS
Well, hard to say, mileage may vary. I... 690 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, hard to say, mileage may vary.

I bought a MBP 2.16 (BTO 2.0 GHz) the day before yesterday. It has no whine (at least I can't hear it and I am usually sensitive to such noises). The MBP is...
Posted by Sophus, on May 29, 2006 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I read somewhere a test showing that pairing RAM... 747 Views / 2 Replies  
I read somewhere a test showing that pairing RAM for MBP won't do much in terms of improving the performance. The reason is simply that the single bus will not get saturated as the CPU memory...
Posted by Sophus, on May 28, 2006 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
An app called "Trim the Fat" will do this. Search... 1,003 Views / 15 Replies  
An app called "Trim the Fat" will do this. Search versiontracker
Posted by Sophus, on Apr 17, 2006 at 04:32 AM, in Applications
Ok, you aree lucky to have this problem with only... 564 Views / 4 Replies  
Ok, you aree lucky to have this problem with only external keyboards. I have it with my internal Powerbook 1.5 Ghz. Interesting to see that you have noticed that it varies. That makes it more...
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 30, 2006 at 03:50 PM, in macOS
Try writing something on your built-in keyboard,... 564 Views / 4 Replies  
Try writing something on your built-in keyboard, fast, and preferrably words with double characters. Try it several times at different occasions and see if you notice any anomalities like you...
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 29, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in macOS
I had the same. Reinstalling the combo update... 3,451 Views / 63 Replies  
I had the same. Reinstalling the combo update fixed it. Give it a try.
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 14, 2006 at 04:00 PM, in macOS
You probably should state what kind of hardware... 3,451 Views / 63 Replies  
You probably should state what kind of hardware you have. Would make it easier on others who might be in doubt.
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 13, 2006 at 05:30 PM, in macOS
Security Update 2006-002 3,451 Views / 63 Replies  
Security Update 2006-002 is recommended for all users and improves the reliability and security of the following components:
apache_mod_php
CoreTypes
LaunchServices
Mail
rsync
Safari


In...
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 13, 2006 at 05:17 PM, in macOS
As I understand it, it is rather a glue or... 1,113 Views / 10 Replies  
As I understand it, it is rather a glue or translation layer, preparing the data for processing by GPU. It is software made to take advantage of the GPU for work previously done by the CPU. A driver...
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 4, 2006 at 08:03 AM, in macOS
I know that the older chipsets are uncapable of... 1,113 Views / 10 Replies  
I know that the older chipsets are uncapable of doing complete hardware decoding of the newer codec H.264, so I see your point.

But, isn't that kind of what they did with quartz extreme anyway -...
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 3, 2006 at 12:58 PM, in macOS
Does anyone know the status with ATI drivers? Are... 1,113 Views / 10 Replies  
Does anyone know the status with ATI drivers? Are they accelerating H.264 for PC or mac? I would love to be able to play P720 on my 1.5 15" PB. At present it usually loses a couple of frames each...
Posted by Sophus, on Mar 3, 2006 at 10:51 AM, in macOS
No. Enjoy your stay! 650 Views / 10 Replies  
No. Enjoy your stay!
Posted by Sophus, on Feb 22, 2006 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, if you notice that more keys are super... 859 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, if you notice that more keys are super sensitive, you may have the double characters bug. Let us know if this is the situation.

From time to time, Apple will typically instead become Appple,...
Posted by Sophus, on Feb 5, 2006 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mammy, I hope you are right, but my guess is that... 797 Views / 4 Replies  
Mammy, I hope you are right, but my guess is that it will come back.

Euphrates, sorry to hear that.

It's been like on and off for me ever since I got my Powerbook. Sometimes almost not...
Posted by Sophus, on Jan 24, 2006 at 02:05 PM, in macOS
Welcome to the cclub. There are sseveral threadds... 797 Views / 4 Replies  
Welcome to the cclub. There are sseveral threadds about this bug at this forum as well as many at the Apple support discussions. The bug is not Tiger specific. I believe it is a hardware bug as the...
Posted by Sophus, on Jan 22, 2006 at 06:44 AM, in macOS
Correct. WINE is an acronym for "Wine Is Not an... 1,134 Views / 16 Replies  
Correct. WINE is an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator". Linux sense of humor. It is a wrapper and some "reverse enginered" libs for running Windows applications native on UNIX operating systems....
Posted by Sophus, on Jan 13, 2006 at 09:17 AM, in Applications
Ok, I quit Aperture and ordered a second time.... 761 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, I quit Aperture and ordered a second time. After a long, long time, I finally was informed that the order was confirmed in a dialog box, and then recieved an email providing yet another...
Posted by Sophus, on Dec 9, 2005 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
Aperture - buying picture books 761 Views / 3 Replies  
Have anyone yet ordered, and recieved a book using Aperture?

I have tried to order a book twice, the transfer of the book to printershop/Apple is going ok and finishes within minutes. However, I...
Posted by Sophus, on Dec 9, 2005 at 08:09 AM, in Applications
Well, I have a PC laptop with a 1.8 GHZ Pentium M... 8,547 Views / 79 Replies  
Well, I have a PC laptop with a 1.8 GHZ Pentium M proc, 1GB ram and 7200 RPM disk. At home I have a PowerBook 1.5 GHZ, 7200 RPM disk with 1.25 GB ram.

In general, I don't see any noticable...
Posted by Sophus, on Nov 25, 2005 at 06:25 AM, in macOS
I got the same problem. Anyone else? 14,544 Views / 243 Replies  
I got the same problem. Anyone else?
Posted by Sophus, on Nov 1, 2005 at 04:11 PM, in macOS
Ditto! 608 Views / 3 Replies  
Ditto!
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 27, 2005 at 07:11 AM, in Applications
Well, I did not make my self clear. I enjoy... 1,004 Views / 16 Replies  
Well, I did not make my self clear. I enjoy keeping an eye on the progress being done, but for most people, that is more or less all webkit is good for right now. It is far to unstable for daily use...
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 27, 2005 at 07:02 AM, in Applications
I find webkit, the last two weeks since I first... 1,004 Views / 16 Replies  
I find webkit, the last two weeks since I first started downloading nightlies, to be extremely buggy. It crashes all the time, and on the same webpages. Speedwise, it is sometimes noticeable faster...
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 27, 2005 at 04:11 AM, in Applications
I am back from work and checked my mac. I have... 613 Views / 4 Replies  
I am back from work and checked my mac. I have the bug on Norwegian keyboard. Every keystroke generated to error entries in the log. Activated root user, logged in and removed all but US keyboard....
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 19, 2005 at 04:17 PM, in macOS
Bug for users of non-us keyboard (int. version) 613 Views / 4 Replies  
Users of OSX, supposedly only 10.4.2, using non-US keyboards may suffer from a bug that leads to to log entries being made for every keystroke. The bug leads to disc activity for logging errors at...
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 19, 2005 at 10:10 AM, in macOS
Here are some suggestions for solving two common... 1,064 Views / 11 Replies  
Here are some suggestions for solving two common problems some people seem to experience after the security update. Check them out and please report on your results with these fixes.

Another fix...
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 17, 2005 at 05:08 PM, in macOS
I hope so too. Looking forward to the 500+... 9,614 Views / 70 Replies  
I hope so too. Looking forward to the 500+ bugfixes, although I haven't experienced any major problems with 10.4.2.


Sophus
Posted by Sophus, on Oct 5, 2005 at 06:50 PM, in macOS
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