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This is Sugar. She was born on May 5th so she is... 468 Views / 7 Replies  
This is Sugar. She was born on May 5th so she is still quite young. She is going through her series of shots, has had her id pellet inserted, and spends most of her day playing with my two daughters...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 30, 2012 at 04:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
using a black light 468 Views / 7 Replies  
I am the proud owner of a pug puppy and I am having all of the fun associated with "puppies" including bladder control issues. I understand it's a puppy, take it out frequently, but heh things...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 29, 2012 at 09:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
computer use at night leads to depression 467 Views / 4 Replies  
This article proposes that late night computer use can lead to depression. It actually seems to indicate exposure to light late at night can do the same thing. ...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 27, 2012 at 05:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know I'm super late to the thread but I'll add... 2,484 Views / 55 Replies  
I know I'm super late to the thread but I'll add my voice that subwoofers and close neighbors just don't mix. Besides the sound they cause vibrations that can be felt and even seen if your old lady...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 26, 2012 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
use reputable, long established, contractors 512 Views / 4 Replies  
Bit of a rant here, just have to get it out of my system, but I had my house painted last year by a very nice man who seemed very conciencous about his work. His quote was middle of the road so I...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 26, 2012 at 10:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm continuing to look at this issue to try and... 2,592 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm continuing to look at this issue to try and understand what is going on. What I have learned is that the address book and pictures are kept in two locations.

The address book is at:...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 17, 2012 at 02:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't think I'm smoking what your smoking... 2,592 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't think I'm smoking what your smoking brother. I couldn't understand anything you wrote. :-)

Seriously though. If an image fits in an address book entry I'm pretty sure it will fit the...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wonder why apple decided to handle the picture... 2,592 Views / 8 Replies  
I wonder why apple decided to handle the picture differently depending on the source? It would be nice to have the option to show the address book pictures in large size. I guess that's another part...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 17, 2012 at 06:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iphone incoming call picture 2,592 Views / 8 Replies  
I have assigned pictures to most of my contacts in address book and then synced to my iPhone. When someone calls me I see their name but I don't see their picture though. Anybody know how to enable...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 16, 2012 at 10:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sweet. I ordered a usb cable and will report back... 376 Views / 3 Replies  
Sweet. I ordered a usb cable and will report back if it works. Thank you!
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 16, 2012 at 11:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
ham radio software 376 Views / 3 Replies  
I just bought a Yeasu FT-60 handheld ham radio. It is a lot of fun but programming it is a bit of a pain in the butt. I'm trying to find some software to interface with it but not having any luck....
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 15, 2012 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sweet. That worked! Thank you. 325 Views / 2 Replies  
Sweet. That worked! Thank you.
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 13, 2012 at 04:43 PM, in Applications
itunes smart playlists for tv 325 Views / 2 Replies  
Currently I have about 20 smart playlists for all of my favorite tv shows. Each playlist specifies a specific tv show and that the show be unplayed. That's getting to be a lot of playlists though. I...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 11, 2012 at 02:28 PM, in Applications
Took a look at Fantastical and it's nice. I like... 1,279 Views / 10 Replies  
Took a look at Fantastical and it's nice. I like the simple layout and the ease of making entries, especially to-do's. What I don't like is that there doesn't seem to be a way to view an entire week...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 11, 2012 at 06:01 AM, in Applications
Yah, the new ical and address book look is... 1,279 Views / 10 Replies  
Yah, the new ical and address book look is terrible. Whoever thought it was a good idea was on drugs. How it made it to final release is beyond me. For years people have been complaining about the...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 11, 2012 at 05:47 AM, in Applications
She does have problems with her knees as well.... 533 Views / 8 Replies  
She does have problems with her knees as well. They swell up very large and she has difficulty walking. Thankfully she will be seeing a specialist within a few weeks. Feeling helpless, but wanting to...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 8, 2012 at 10:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
puppies and parvo 435 Views / 5 Replies  
I have found myself a dog owner today which thrills my children but complicates my plans to travel out of town next weekend. I contacted a "pet sitter" who said she could keep the puppy for the day I...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 7, 2012 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
customized news page 275 Views / 1 Replies  
I do not frequent standard news websites because 99% of the daily news I am not interested in. What I want to see is the 1% that I am interested in. I've found various websites that allow me to...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 7, 2012 at 08:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We live in a small town and her normal doctor has... 533 Views / 8 Replies  
We live in a small town and her normal doctor has been dragging his feet on this issue trying to treat her with NSAIDS which made no difference at all. I pushed her pretty hard into getting some...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 7, 2012 at 08:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
mountain biking 368 Views / 4 Replies  
I hope all of my non-macintosh questions are ok in the lounge area. If not please let me know.

I've taken up mountain biking after several years of inactivity due to a back injury. I'm riding a 14...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
arthritic hands 533 Views / 8 Replies  
My mother has terribly arthritic hands. They are all bent up. She has had several surgeries to replace joints but has constant pain and taking several medications. Are there any therapies that I...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I will politely disagree with your thoughts on... 4,549 Views / 47 Replies  
I will politely disagree with your thoughts on this. icleanmemory frees up memory, speeds up the computer and prevents unnecessary reboots. I think osx should handle this problem better and not...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 5, 2012 at 09:50 PM, in macOS
There is no question that Lion has a memory... 4,549 Views / 47 Replies  
There is no question that Lion has a memory management problem. Use it heavily and it will drag itself to it's knees and beg for mercy before falling over. Fortunately you can purchase an inexpensive...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:03 AM, in macOS
encouraging kids to write 468 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a 12 year old daughter who writes very long and detailed stories every single day. She fills notebooks with her stories one after another. I would like to encourage her interest by finding a...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 4, 2012 at 04:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
had two 2,648 Views / 31 Replies  
At one time I owned two Pismo laptops and I think they were the most satisfying to use of any laptop I've owned. Apple really nailed the design with the exception of the upside down apple mentioned...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 4, 2012 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Job requirements are probably your number one... 1,836 Views / 50 Replies  
Job requirements are probably your number one priority to match up. You might also consider the social/political climate of where you move to also. I'm no expert but from what I've read Australia is...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 4, 2012 at 04:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have recently read that some people will... 1,015 Views / 27 Replies  
I have recently read that some people will install a higher capacity alternator in their car than the stock units. This allows them to run/charge more electronics in the vehicle or to charge the...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 4, 2012 at 04:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I also wear a cpap mask. The testing was brutal.... 1,775 Views / 51 Replies  
I also wear a cpap mask. The testing was brutal. It took about four weeks to get used to wearing the mask and at six weeks it became my teddy bear. I can't wait to put it on at night because I know...
Posted by davemchine, on Jul 4, 2012 at 02:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am having the same problem, BUT I do have... 3,613 Views / 8 Replies  
I am having the same problem, BUT I do have READDVD. So I would not recommend buying it to solve this problem. I have an email sent off to tech support to see what the issue is.

Dave
Posted by davemchine, on Jun 5, 2005 at 02:48 AM, in macOS
 
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