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Best way to get Mac OS X 10.5 DVD? 681 Views / 1 Replies  
I have just received an old iMac that is a powerpc from a family member who just bought a new iMac. and as such I am in the need for the OS disc or a way to get the software so that I can re-install...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 1, 2011 at 07:41 PM, in macOS
Don There is a big difference between... 1,695 Views / 12 Replies  
Don

There is a big difference between today's Mac Pro and a five year old G5, very big dig difference.
Posted by Westfoto, on Aug 20, 2010 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm with Don What are you going to use it... 1,695 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm with Don

What are you going to use it for? Then get the machine for the job. I think we all lust after the fastest computer like some lust after a sports car. But what good is a sports car...
Posted by Westfoto, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
WOW! Chill out people. there was a time that... 6,085 Views / 105 Replies  
WOW! Chill out people. there was a time that there was not mini and a computer cost real $$$$ and we were not talking GHz we were talking MHz.

It has HDMI

You can now access the ram...
Posted by Westfoto, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
I also agree with above that the laptop screen,... 1,612 Views / 10 Replies  
I also agree with above that the laptop screen, any laptop, is not color critical for any color work. Get a desktop monitor to do the color work on, it is also bigger to boot.
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 26, 2009 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
I apauld your efforts. One thing to keep in mind... 1,612 Views / 10 Replies  
I apauld your efforts. One thing to keep in mind on items such as image files there are some people who think the file does not excist untill it is in 3 places.
The working drive
The Back up
The...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 26, 2009 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Very nice 493,859 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Very nice
Posted by Westfoto, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.apple.com/macpro/technology/processor.h... 2,559 Views / 37 Replies  
http://www.apple.com/macpro/technology/processor.html

Toward the bottom of the page. They are comparing the new computer to a Quad 2.66
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 19, 2009 at 01:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well I hope we get a true upgrade to the specs of... 7,487 Views / 128 Replies  
Well I hope we get a true upgrade to the specs of the Mini. As it is the Mini has not had an upgrade since well forever in computer time.
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 18, 2009 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.macrumors.com/2009/01/15/intel-atom-bas... 7,487 Views / 128 Replies  
http://www.macrumors.com/2009/01/15/intel-atom-based-mac-mini-due-in-march/

Interesting read
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I will say that the above was an interesting... 7,487 Views / 128 Replies  
I will say that the above was an interesting read. Some of which I agree with and some just might be hopeful thinking. One thing is for sure that we will know come MacWorld, one way or another.
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 28, 2008 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Simon What I was more referring to is that... 7,327 Views / 221 Replies  
Simon

What I was more referring to is that there needs to be more software for business.

Also a different point is that there is always someone who mentions the low price of Dells; (for the...
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 28, 2008 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Viewing is legal. Downloading the image is NOT. ... 1,987 Views / 12 Replies  
Viewing is legal. Downloading the image is NOT. As a Moderator you should know this!
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 28, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in Applications
14 day exchange policy. Call the store about it. 7,487 Views / 128 Replies  
14 day exchange policy. Call the store about it.
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 28, 2008 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Did everyone forget what this tread started with.... 7,327 Views / 221 Replies  
Did everyone forget what this tread started with. The idea about a biz computer. I think that one thing that might be forgoten; What about biz software?? Lots of business out there need number...
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 28, 2008 at 12:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_mac/mac... 5,227 Views / 20 Replies  
http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_mac/mac_accessories/displays?n=display

This is what is available today. Apple does not send new product weeks in advance. When the new MacBooks came...
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 28, 2008 at 12:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
This is stealing. Photos are Copyrighted by the... 1,987 Views / 12 Replies  
This is stealing. Photos are Copyrighted by the person who took them; the Photographer.
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 28, 2008 at 12:10 AM, in Applications
Good thoughts there. 1,051 Views / 18 Replies  
Good thoughts there.
Posted by Westfoto, on Nov 26, 2007 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rob Galbraith DPI: Home... 1,193 Views / 21 Replies  
Rob Galbraith DPI: Home (http://www.robgalbraith.com/bins/index.asp)

Digital Camera Reviews and News: Digital Photography Review: Forums, Glossary, FAQ (http://www.dpreview.com/)

Go and check...
Posted by Westfoto, on Nov 26, 2007 at 05:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would say that each time I get my hopes up it... 5,229 Views / 77 Replies  
I would say that each time I get my hopes up it usaly does not work out. The one time was when I waited for an update on the MacBooks for a computer for use by one of my kids.

Mac Buyer's...
Posted by Westfoto, on Nov 23, 2007 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
My parents love the Mac that they have. Yes I... 1,051 Views / 18 Replies  
My parents love the Mac that they have. Yes I got them hooked about 10+ years ago now. They both have a desktop (iMac and Macmini) and two Mac Books. My dad still can not believe that his brother...
Posted by Westfoto, on Nov 23, 2007 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well if all of the above turns out true then it... 3,314 Views / 15 Replies  
Well if all of the above turns out true then it is sad. :( I would say that Apple does need a low cost unit that can connect to an externial monitor. I did like the idea of the Mini & look at the...
Posted by Westfoto, on May 24, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
This wait has been too long. The MacBook's have... 3,314 Views / 15 Replies  
This wait has been too long. The MacBook's have just been updated. Hey lets seee some updates Apple.

I am waiting to help someone with thier businss to buy a second computer and the wait is too...
Posted by Westfoto, on May 24, 2007 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Adobe was one of the first ones to take advantage... 2,256 Views / 23 Replies  
Adobe was one of the first ones to take advantage of the multiprocessor Macs. There are reports out there that the new CS3 Photoshop with a 8 core Mac is one heck of a pair. Very Fast.
Posted by Westfoto, on May 3, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ramjet is also a supplier for ram. RAMJET... 1,166 Views / 17 Replies  
Ramjet is also a supplier for ram.

RAMJET Inc. - High Performance Mac Memory (http://www.ramjet.com/)
Posted by Westfoto, on May 3, 2007 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One thing that I have noticed is that when using... 3,398 Views / 44 Replies  
One thing that I have noticed is that when using Word or any other Office item that has to use Rosetta is very taxing on the battery. This is such a power sucker...
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 2, 2006 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why do you stut off the computer? Have you tried... 1,450 Views / 12 Replies  
Why do you stut off the computer? Have you tried the standered things to try ... ?
I would try to rin Fix Permissions with Disk First Aid
Also make sure that you are up to date with everything...
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 2, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What are you storing on these drives? Large... 5,361 Views / 25 Replies  
What are you storing on these drives? Large files or lots of small files? Do you need the speed or do you want the speed?

As you might know eSATA has to be access via a card on the Mac Book Pro....
Posted by Westfoto, on Dec 2, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Most of the lag is from the spell check that word... 3,398 Views / 44 Replies  
Most of the lag is from the spell check that word is doing.

Do try Pages like most have said it is soo much better on the Mac.
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 22, 2006 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If this would work the way we think it would then... 3,041 Views / 35 Replies  
If this would work the way we think it would then I would not have to sync my Portable computer with my Desktop. Right now I sync my Documents folder when I get to the office and then before I leave...
Posted by Westfoto, on Jul 9, 2006 at 04:23 PM, in macOS
For what it is worth I have a G4 dual 533 with... 1,136 Views / 13 Replies  
For what it is worth I have a G4 dual 533 with 1.5 GB ram with two HD's in it. With a 3 drive raid connected to it via a FW800 PCI card.

This machine works it's tail off. It is now my server, ...
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 27, 2006 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would think that it is just one more card as... 493,859 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I would think that it is just one more card as you can have two monitors on a Card.
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 27, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I am now using 3 Macs. The main one is the... 10,918 Views / 86 Replies  
I am now using 3 Macs.

The main one is the G5 thought with the TiBook being the second and the G4 dual being used the least.

I have a 8100AV80 and a CSi in a closet with a classic on top of a...
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 27, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not everyone is willing or able to build there... 1,019 Views / 7 Replies  
Not everyone is willing or able to build there own computer, so there is more to a computer than price. Why do you think that dell does so well that there is even an Apple computer Co. ??

Some...
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 18, 2006 at 09:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
You might try to fix your permissions as I have... 1,991 Views / 9 Replies  
You might try to fix your permissions as I have had it fix things for me. I do it after I install all software. It might help.
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 11, 2006 at 01:33 AM, in Applications
It is interesting that some areas are not... 806 Views / 6 Replies  
It is interesting that some areas are not sharper. I would like to see more detail in other areas, oh well.
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 11, 2006 at 01:27 AM, in Applications
Adobe Lightroom Beta is out 504 Views / 0 Replies  
This looks to be quite a program! Looks light Adobe has stepped up and brought out some thing that will be nice soon.

http://labs.macromedia.com/technologies/lightroom/

One heck of a way to...
Posted by Westfoto, on Jan 11, 2006 at 01:02 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the suggestions 940 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestions
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 23, 2005 at 02:15 PM, in Applications
OK I see that I had a miss-spelling I do not... 515 Views / 3 Replies  
OK I see that I had a miss-spelling I do not want to lose any data. Is that beter.
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 23, 2005 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Firewire PC card or Hub for G4 533 DP? 515 Views / 3 Replies  
I am looking at adding a third Lacie BigDisk 500 GB drive. I now have 2 500 GB drives that look like one via SoftRAID. And I have two Lacie 250 GB drive that are copies of each other.

What would...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 22, 2005 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the correction. . . . I did not think... 940 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the correction. . . . I did not think I had that term right.
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 21, 2005 at 10:21 PM, in Applications
It has been happening everywhere, particulary... 940 Views / 7 Replies  
It has been happening everywhere, particulary when I have several tabs or multipule windows with tabs; ie. one window with mac news, one window with Photo stuff; ect.
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 21, 2005 at 10:16 PM, in Applications
Safari - rainbow of death 940 Views / 7 Replies  
I am have one heck of a time with Safari on my G4 533 DP.

I am getting the spinning rainbow of death any time that I click on anything in Safari.

I have "Fixed Permissions" and restarted...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 21, 2005 at 07:11 PM, in Applications
Mike there have been some color space issues and... 14,374 Views / 290 Replies  
Mike there have been some color space issues and Metadata issues. I would stay away from it for now. I am not sure what the color space is for Aperture also, so that worries me. Everything I see...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 21, 2005 at 03:08 PM, in Applications
That is the Real Big Reason that I have not gone... 1,092 Views / 16 Replies  
That is the Real Big Reason that I have not gone and got a new G5 yet. As you can see from my sig I am using an old G4. I am dying to get a new maching and now that Apple just updated the PowerMac...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 20, 2005 at 10:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do your homework and find a good retail outfit so... 1,951 Views / 27 Replies  
Do your homework and find a good retail outfit so that you can do the return if you are not satisfied with you monitor.

I have a 20" Apple Display that I am very happy with, by the way.
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 20, 2005 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
If that is the speed then get a newer machine. ... 1,092 Views / 16 Replies  
If that is the speed then get a newer machine. It does not have to be brand new just newer. I have seen Tiger run that machine into the ground. A Powerbook that is in the 800 to 1Ghz range is...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes very true! I have a G4 that can run OS9... 1,397 Views / 37 Replies  
Yes very true!

I have a G4 that can run OS9 but I wiped the drive clean this past summer and all it has on it is 10.4. I have never looked back as I can say that every bit of software that I run...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in macOS
I agree ... hopefully later is right. I... 27,379 Views / 169 Replies  
I agree ... hopefully later is right.

I for one will have to buy lots of software and I am sure that none of use are looking forward to that day. I realy do not have faith in any of the chip...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 20, 2005 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
This looks to be one of the best upgrades that I... 27,379 Views / 169 Replies  
This looks to be one of the best upgrades that I have seen in a long time. It is nice to see some real progress in the chip department, as of such there has been a very slow upgrade path. I did not...
Posted by Westfoto, on Oct 20, 2005 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
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