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It's really random. Sometimes after a few... 830 Views / 6 Replies  
It's really random. Sometimes after a few minutes, sometimes only after 4 hours (like I have it set to).

This morning I turned off passcode completely and then turned it back on and I haven't had...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jun 21, 2011 at 01:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can get the one random leftover file to change,... 1,043 Views / 3 Replies  
I can get the one random leftover file to change, but I always have to do it as an additional step, after the others get changed. It is just really annoying and inconvenient and has caused problems...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jun 21, 2011 at 12:55 AM, in Applications
I would much rather have to enter the passcode a... 830 Views / 6 Replies  
I would much rather have to enter the passcode a few times a day than lose lose all my JB functionality. Thanks though.

Anyone with actual ideas on what might be causing this?
Posted by bluesloth, on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iTunes info editing problem - please help! 1,043 Views / 3 Replies  
When I select multiple items in the iTunes library and command-I to edit info, all but one item are changed. For some reason it won't edit my whole selection.

For instance, I import some audiobook...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jun 18, 2011 at 01:36 AM, in Applications
iPhone requiring passcode? 830 Views / 6 Replies  
So I have my iPhone set to require the passcode after 4 hours. And it worked as it should until a few weeks ago.

Now, it randomly requires my to enter my code at different intervals. Sometimes...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jun 18, 2011 at 01:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Help with wacky display issues 824 Views / 9 Replies  
So out of nowhere my MacBook has developed some weird display issues.

Here is a screen capture of what it looks like when I invoke dashboard. This happens when I use the app switcher also.
...
Posted by bluesloth, on Mar 11, 2010 at 01:12 AM, in macOS
Did Search by Location Disappear in Leopard? 347 Views / 0 Replies  
In Tiger is was easy to select what locations (drives/folders/etc) you wanted to search from the Finder.

That seams to be removed in Leopard. The only option I can find is to choose between...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 29, 2007 at 06:01 PM, in macOS
Search in Leopard - By location? 12,546 Views / 16 Replies  
"This was one of the touted 300 features"

How is making it difficult to search for system/library files a feature?
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 29, 2007 at 05:57 PM, in macOS
Agreed. It really should be an option or... 410 Views / 3 Replies  
Agreed. It really should be an option or something.
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 27, 2007 at 02:09 AM, in macOS
Easy File Backup for Windows 600 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi All,

I'm trying to find a good program for backing up the files on my Dad's Windows XP laptop. What I've found on Version Tracker is either crap or expensive. My Dad has very limited...
Posted by bluesloth, on Sep 19, 2007 at 10:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If it's anything like any of the other updates,... 123,175 Views / 2,183 Replies  
If it's anything like any of the other updates, it will run well. Every update since i bought 10.1 has made my old G3 imac (not my main computer) run a tad bit better. Not to mention, the new...
Posted by bluesloth, on Aug 16, 2006 at 06:07 PM, in macOS
It isn't about the space. Random files get in... 41,591 Views / 443 Replies  
It isn't about the space. Random files get in the way of finding what you really want. If one is trying to find a pref file, then they have to scroll through a ton of useless old files. They also...
Posted by bluesloth, on Dec 7, 2005 at 04:53 PM, in macOS
Mail.app messed up. Help! 344 Views / 0 Replies  
So I tried to install SpamSieve and it totally messed up Mail. I can't get messages to send. Mail won't quit unless I force quit. When I open it up the main viewer doesn't show until I go to the...
Posted by bluesloth, on Nov 17, 2005 at 02:44 PM, in Applications
I would really like that also. I doubt there is... 652 Views / 3 Replies  
I would really like that also. I doubt there is an easy way though.

What this will probably take is for people to modifiy the widgets that Apple made. Hopefully someone will tackle it.
...
Posted by bluesloth, on May 5, 2005 at 11:59 AM, in macOS
I don't know about that, but another useful... 668 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't know about that, but another useful shortcut is command-+ will open the dashboard tray thingie.
Posted by bluesloth, on May 4, 2005 at 03:32 PM, in macOS
Nope. Nothing happens. Nothing in the menu or... 726 Views / 5 Replies  
Nope. Nothing happens. Nothing in the menu or preferences either. One of my few disappointments with Tiger.
Posted by bluesloth, on Apr 27, 2005 at 11:40 PM, in macOS
Tiger Font Book: Smart Collections 726 Views / 5 Replies  
I thought I remembered in early betas of Tiger that Font Book 2.0 had smart collections, like smart folders in in Mail. This doesn't seem to have made it into the final. Sad. I was looking forward...
Posted by bluesloth, on Apr 27, 2005 at 07:52 PM, in macOS
" I just could not get my head round how to... 4,494 Views / 35 Replies  
" I just could not get my head round how to co-ordinate what I was seeing with trackpad movements."

I also tried the trick on my powerbook. I thought it would be easy to adjust to using the...
Posted by bluesloth, on Apr 26, 2005 at 05:59 PM, in macOS
???? This never happens to me. I always... 1,161 Views / 12 Replies  
????

This never happens to me. I always quite it after using it. It always keeps the activated fonts activated and the unactivated fonts likewise.
Posted by bluesloth, on Apr 13, 2005 at 12:29 AM, in macOS
iTunes nested folders for playlist 404 Views / 0 Replies  
iPhoto 5 will include the ability to use nested folders for albums and slideshows. I have heard iCal will have this same functionality for calendars.

Hopefully this means Apple will at least...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jan 13, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Applications
Here is the link to the feedback page. ... 2,925 Views / 60 Replies  
Here is the link to the feedback page.

http://www.apple.com/macosx/feedback/
Posted by bluesloth, on Jan 12, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in Applications
I was really hoping people would be outraged at... 2,925 Views / 60 Replies  
I was really hoping people would be outraged at the ugliness of the buttons. But it looks as though only half the people hate them and the other half love them.

Personally, I really like the rest...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jan 12, 2005 at 07:52 PM, in Applications
"Jeeeeebus... those Mail toolbar buttons are... 8,414 Views / 73 Replies  
"Jeeeeebus... those Mail toolbar buttons are ugly."

I was really expecting to see more topics started on this aspect of Mail alone. I can't believe how ugly they are. Other than the buttons, I...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jan 12, 2005 at 02:14 AM, in macOS
New Search: File Location? 397 Views / 0 Replies  
The new search features look great, both spotlight and from within a finder window. I do see one problem though.

In the current finder search interface, you can clearly see where your results...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jun 30, 2004 at 08:22 PM, in macOS
I agree about the icon spacing. If you... 57,158 Views / 558 Replies  
I agree about the icon spacing.

If you haven't already, please send Apple some feedback requesting either tighter standard spacing, or, preferably, adjustable spacing.

Over the last year or...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jun 25, 2004 at 11:57 PM, in macOS
FS: Powerbook Ti 800Mhz 382 Views / 0 Replies  
My wife and I have been living the lucky life of having two Powerbooks, but we are about to move and are in need a some more money. So sadly we are having to sell one of our babies:

G4 800Mhz...
Posted by bluesloth, on Apr 15, 2004 at 11:21 AM, in Marketplace
I found an undocumented "feature" of Safari 1.2... 8,430 Views / 121 Replies  
I found an undocumented "feature" of Safari 1.2 (actually more of a bug/limitation fix):

Safari no longer has to re-download an image when you drag and drop from a page.

This will make my...
Posted by bluesloth, on Feb 2, 2004 at 07:09 PM, in Applications
anyone have any suggestions for the cheapest MIDI... 7,581 Views / 189 Replies  
anyone have any suggestions for the cheapest MIDI to USB converter available?

I don't want to spend too much, as I will be primarily recording guitar and mixing in some loops. But my wife has a...
Posted by bluesloth, on Jan 8, 2004 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
So do you think they did any real work on the... 4,365 Views / 75 Replies  
So do you think they did any real work on the guts. Office is a real CPU hog. Word on my powerbook takes 11% CPU with no windows open. That doesn't help my battery life too much.
Posted by bluesloth, on Jan 6, 2004 at 07:39 PM, in Applications
Any news on a fix/hack for this yet? Any... 1,166 Views / 10 Replies  
Any news on a fix/hack for this yet? Any developers want to speculate on how difficult it would be to fix.

Right now the spacing is my biggest gripe with Panther. Thats a good thing. I'm glad...
Posted by bluesloth, on Nov 5, 2003 at 10:02 PM, in macOS
This is actually pretty urgent. I was going to... 742 Views / 6 Replies  
This is actually pretty urgent. I was going to use this video in a class I'm teaching today on copyright and the internet, but I can't download the stream. Does anyone have this stored on their...
Posted by bluesloth, on Nov 5, 2003 at 10:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Character Palette Problem 489 Views / 2 Replies  
Whenever I startup my computer or press the power button, the character palette appears. This is getting very annoying, as it floats above everything else and I have to close it each time.
...
Posted by bluesloth, on Nov 3, 2003 at 01:03 PM, in macOS
Mail Rules Message Coloring 609 Views / 3 Replies  
I deleted previous rules in Mail.app, but the color coding for those rules remains. Is this a bug? Is there some way to get rid of the color attributed to the messages?

Any help appreciated.
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 31, 2003 at 03:14 PM, in Applications
Thanks. I should have tried that. Aren't... 537 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks. I should have tried that.

Aren't some of Apple's shortcuts so strange? It's always nice when Apple allows a little more customization.
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 28, 2003 at 04:19 PM, in macOS
Panther Shortcut Customization 537 Views / 4 Replies  
I am loving the ability to customize keyboard shortcuts for any application through the use of the keyboard pref. pane.

One question though: is it possible to customize a shortcut when to get to...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 28, 2003 at 03:23 PM, in macOS
Soon after Safari beta came out an application... 856 Views / 6 Replies  
Soon after Safari beta came out an application enhancer called FullScreenSafari made for Unsanity's APE Manager came out that keeps Safari's pages from cascading. I've used it since.

I was...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 23, 2003 at 09:16 PM, in macOS
How does it run on Panther? Is it stable? ... 429 Views / 3 Replies  
How does it run on Panther? Is it stable?

Does someone what to post a shot of the new finder windows altered with Metallifizer 1.3a1 (available from unsanity.org)? I'm curious how the windows...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 22, 2003 at 01:25 PM, in macOS
There were a few features that had placeholders... 2,182 Views / 17 Replies  
There were a few features that had placeholders in the developer release that didn't make it to the later builds. (this is from what people have talked about, I haven't had any builds)

The...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 21, 2003 at 07:02 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the replies. Freshmeat.net had... 803 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

Freshmeat.net had some interesting titles. I guess I might as well install X11 because it's not like hard drive space is scarce these. If I don't install it when...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 21, 2003 at 04:45 PM, in macOS
Good X11 Apps? 803 Views / 6 Replies  
I was just wondering if when I install Panther if it will be worth it to install the X11 stuff.

It seems all the X11 programs I have heard of are programing apps, network administration, or...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 21, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in macOS
"one of the most annoying interface problems is... 2,540 Views / 47 Replies  
"one of the most annoying interface problems is the icon spacing is HUUUGE.. almost twice that of jaguar.. and there's no way to change this"

What icon spacing are you referring to?
App...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 16, 2003 at 11:56 AM, in macOS
Just rechecked. No spots. Actually I noticed a... 2,712 Views / 31 Replies  
Just rechecked. No spots. Actually I noticed a couple of fingerprints that need wiped off, but other than that.

I take my AlBook to school everyday in a sleeve in my backpack. I take the thing...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 15, 2003 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had mine for a week now and so far no... 2,248 Views / 15 Replies  
I've had mine for a week now and so far no problems. The lid gap when closed is a little larger than I would like, but no big deal.

I love this thing!

Ports on the side are so convenient for...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 15, 2003 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Remap f-keys 520 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking for a way to have SOME of the function keys on my AlBook work as actual f-keys (instead of having to press fn at the same time). I've heard of hacks that will change the behavior of all,...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 9, 2003 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Brigham Young University I'm in my second... 2,160 Views / 29 Replies  
Brigham Young University

I'm in my second year in the MBA program here and am the only student in my class who use a mac. There are 2-3 first year students who see the light. It's funny to hear...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 9, 2003 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I pretty happy. After using it for an... 2,160 Views / 29 Replies  
Yeah, I pretty happy.

After using it for an hour I haven't noticed a heat problem. It just slightly warm. I also like ports on the side so far. Still trying to get used to the keyboard, though....
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 9, 2003 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bought a 15" and got a iPod free!!! 2,160 Views / 29 Replies  
I am so excited. I went into my campus bookstore computer store ready to buy a superdrive 15" AlBook. I was going to buy AppleCare also. The price for the powerbook alone would have been $2299. ...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 9, 2003 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the replies. I will be purchasing... 716 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

I will be purchasing a new Powerbook tomorrow. To save money for now, I'm planning on purchasing AppleCare and possible an extra battery later in the year before I...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 7, 2003 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Educational Discount 716 Views / 8 Replies  
Anyone know if it is possible to get an educational discount on things such as batteries and such.

When purchasing at the apple store, things such as batteries and applecare are discounted. Is it...
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 7, 2003 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15" AlBook: Reduced Processor Setting? 405 Views / 0 Replies  
Do the new 15" books have a reduced processor setting (for things like saving battery power) like the TiBooks had?

If so, at what Megahertz does it lower itself to?

Thanks.
Posted by bluesloth, on Oct 7, 2003 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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