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Thanks for the reminder and the code. The... 691 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the reminder and the code. The translucent menu bar was awful in so many ways.
Posted by intake, on Nov 26, 2007 at 09:14 PM, in macOS
Disk Utility or my favorite (if you are still a... 496 Views / 3 Replies  
Disk Utility or my favorite (if you are still a Tiger user) is SuperDuper.
Posted by intake, on Nov 26, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in macOS
A Cougar and a Puma are the same cat, or... 2,817 Views / 36 Replies  
A Cougar and a Puma are the same cat, or sometimes better known as a Mountain Lion. Puma was used as the code name for 10.1.

I vote for Alley Cat.
Posted by intake, on Nov 8, 2007 at 01:24 PM, in macOS
It has been replaced with the Print and Fax... 525 Views / 1 Replies  
It has been replaced with the Print and Fax system preference. You can do everything you need there.
Posted by intake, on Nov 5, 2007 at 01:40 PM, in macOS
Don't feel bad, he's hit several different forums... 663 Views / 4 Replies  
Don't feel bad, he's hit several different forums with this same question.
Posted by intake, on Nov 5, 2007 at 01:37 PM, in macOS
Weather Underground Update: The iPhone would... 7,606 Views / 26 Replies  
Weather Underground Update:

The iPhone would not display animated radar loops from the regular site due to their loaded file size and display size.

Well, while we were waiting, Weather...
Posted by intake, on Aug 23, 2007 at 05:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unfortunately, unable to snag an iPhone today... 7,606 Views / 26 Replies  
Unfortunately, unable to snag an iPhone today after visiting TWO stores and missing them by minutes. Wunderground radar works under iPhoney with latest Webkit download, but unknown how accurately...
Posted by intake, on Jul 10, 2007 at 05:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Goto this... 7,606 Views / 26 Replies  
Goto this (http://www.wunderground.com/radar/radblast.asp?ID=GRR&region=a4&lat=42.96638870&lon=-85.65519714&label=Grand%20Rapids%2c%20MI) link, select any map display and animation options you may...
Posted by intake, on Jul 10, 2007 at 12:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Try WeatherUnderground.com 7,606 Views / 26 Replies  
I've been using Weather Wunderground for years. Their NEXRAD radar can be loaded as an animated GIF that should with well with the iPhone.

Here is an example...
Posted by intake, on Jul 9, 2007 at 02:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wouldn't wait for the Intel switch, but I would... 598 Views / 4 Replies  
I wouldn't wait for the Intel switch, but I would wait for the Oct. 19 announcement. New PPC models are expected then.

Welcome to the Mac community!
Posted by intake, on Oct 17, 2005 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
I picked up my Dell 2405 for about $850 after... 10,531 Views / 148 Replies  
I picked up my Dell 2405 for about $850 after coupons. I couldn't be happier, especially for the price.
Posted by intake, on Oct 15, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
He might want to make his server into a nice... 819 Views / 10 Replies  
He might want to make his server into a nice firewall. You'll need two ports for that. One from the router, one back out to the network.
Posted by intake, on Oct 15, 2005 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Heh, and my Dual 2.7 is supposed to ship... 10,531 Views / 148 Replies  
Heh, and my Dual 2.7 is supposed to ship tomorrow. Actually it says "Sent to Manufacturing" and is listed as ship on or before Oct. 14. I wonder what I will actually get?
Posted by intake, on Oct 13, 2005 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Damn, that's not very cool, and who would have... 1,792 Views / 17 Replies  
Damn, that's not very cool, and who would have though. Fortunately, at only 14,200 feet, I'm happy to report that my iPod still works
Posted by intake, on Oct 11, 2005 at 10:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm hoping that new PMs are announced on on the... 10,531 Views / 148 Replies  
I'm hoping that new PMs are announced on on the 12th, as my system is scheduled to ship on the 14th. Here's hoping for a free upgrade bump, or a price reduction. Not that I'm complaining. I'm only...
Posted by intake, on Oct 5, 2005 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I ran out of time and had to order before... 10,531 Views / 148 Replies  
Well, I ran out of time and had to order before my ADC membership (and discount) expired.

Order 2.7 Dual, 1 Gb Ram, Airport+Bluetooth, Superdrive.

I'm still happy. :)
Posted by intake, on Oct 5, 2005 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
There has been no change in quoted shipping time... 669 Views / 2 Replies  
There has been no change in quoted shipping time at the online Store for the US.
Posted by intake, on Sep 22, 2005 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
I hope this is true. I have an expiring ADC... 10,531 Views / 148 Replies  
I hope this is true. I have an expiring ADC discount in mid October, and I'd love to snatch a "Dual-Dual" G5. However, I won't really cry if I have to get a DP 2.7, unless the"Dual-Dual" ends up...
Posted by intake, on Sep 17, 2005 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Media, I have had three Maxtors of various sizes.... 1,125 Views / 15 Replies  
Media, I have had three Maxtors of various sizes. Two of them are nearing bearing failure after two years and can't be trusted with critical data. They HOWL badly. OTOH, my Seagates are whisper quiet...
Posted by intake, on Sep 17, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
VHS to DV CAM to Computer. You use the DV cam as... 574 Views / 3 Replies  
VHS to DV CAM to Computer. You use the DV cam as a bridge. I do it all of the time. You don't need to record to DV, unless you want another archive copy.
Posted by intake, on Aug 17, 2005 at 05:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
First, iDVD outputs to DVD standard MPEG2, not... 923 Views / 2 Replies  
First, iDVD outputs to DVD standard MPEG2, not MPEG4. Have you tried Quicktime Pro to see if it outputs with the same problems? You won't be able to compress to MPEG2, but MPEG4 support is there.
...
Posted by intake, on Jun 28, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Try Directron.com. Usually you can get an OEM... 490 Views / 1 Replies  
Try Directron.com. Usually you can get an OEM dell keyboard for dollars.

http://www.directron.com/input-devices-keyboards.html
Posted by intake, on Jun 24, 2005 at 01:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Probably just a fluke. Apple says for three short... 764 Views / 1 Replies  
Probably just a fluke. Apple says for three short blinks: "The display is detecting wrong video format or an unsupported resolution. Verify that your equipment is compatible and restart the computer....
Posted by intake, on Jun 23, 2005 at 11:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
We just received our 2405. It arrived in perfect... 10,069 Views / 111 Replies  
We just received our 2405. It arrived in perfect condition, and there are zero bad pixels. The backlight illumination is even across the entire panel. I have it hooked up by DVI-D to our MDD/867. I...
Posted by intake, on Jun 23, 2005 at 09:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bluetooth, all the way. Get the Logitech MX900... 1,439 Views / 4 Replies  
Bluetooth, all the way. Get the Logitech MX900 mouse to go with it. I doubt you will need the USB extension, but it is a great suggestion.
Posted by intake, on Jun 23, 2005 at 09:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
[edit]nevermind, my exact thoughts were already... 1,996 Views / 29 Replies  
[edit]nevermind, my exact thoughts were already echoed above.
Posted by intake, on May 13, 2005 at 01:15 PM, in macOS
Nafai, you do realize that the cost of the P4... 2,382 Views / 33 Replies  
Nafai, you do realize that the cost of the P4 3.6gHz processor and the Geforce 6800 already exceed the price of the entire Mac Mini unit?
Posted by intake, on Feb 16, 2005 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just this evening, I noticed that... 1,107 Views / 22 Replies  
Just this evening, I noticed that Wunderground.com is giving condition information in XML format for RSS newsreaders. Maybe you can draw off of this.
Here is an example link for Paris:...
Posted by intake, on Jan 28, 2005 at 12:40 AM, in Applications
Mobile DVD player. GPS controller. Check emails... 2,522 Views / 26 Replies  
Mobile DVD player. GPS controller. Check emails on a road trip.
Posted by intake, on Jan 25, 2005 at 07:54 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Re: HD 2,864 Views / 30 Replies  
Greaaat. Crappy Windows software. I'd take iMovie over Windows Movie Maker any day.
Posted by intake, on Jan 22, 2005 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
This exact thing happened to a friend with his... 2,522 Views / 26 Replies  
This exact thing happened to a friend with his iBook. Remove the battery and let it warm up/come up to voltage overnight. Put it back in and give it a try. His reset after doing this.

I agree, the...
Posted by intake, on Jan 18, 2005 at 11:18 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Crap, I didn't see that other thread, and I hate... 835 Views / 8 Replies  
Crap, I didn't see that other thread, and I hate to add to the clutter.

My frist thoughts are: yes, it is a little slow. My text anti-aliasing is also screwed up, but I think it is because I...
Posted by intake, on Jan 17, 2005 at 01:26 AM, in Applications
Adobe Acrobat 7 has Safari PDF plugin 835 Views / 8 Replies  
Just opened a PDF document 'in' Safari after installing Acrobat 7 Reader. I was quite (pleasantly) surprised. I know that Safari in 10.4 will support PDF reading, but Apple's implementation currently...
Posted by intake, on Jan 17, 2005 at 12:53 AM, in Applications
Weird, I can't get expose to do the window... 1,412 Views / 14 Replies  
Weird, I can't get expose to do the window cycling shortcut. It just beeps at me. :hmm:
Posted by intake, on Jan 16, 2005 at 03:05 AM, in macOS
When was the last time you saw such cheap, non... 15,806 Views / 306 Replies  
When was the last time you saw such cheap, non molded styrofoam in an apple box?!?
I'm also sure it's no coincidence that that box has the same depth as the iMac G5 boxes underneath it.
Posted by intake, on Jan 8, 2005 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bias Lighting... 797 Views / 9 Replies  
Bias Lighting (http://www.electronichouse.com/default.asp?NodeId=1785) is used often in home theater setups to reduce eye strain and help improve color perception. If you have a dark workstation,...
Posted by intake, on Jan 6, 2005 at 05:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What exactly are you wanting to illuminate? Are... 797 Views / 9 Replies  
What exactly are you wanting to illuminate? Are you just trying to create some bias lighting to reduce the glare of the CRT?

Personally, I would fashion a LED light system, or find an LED light...
Posted by intake, on Jan 2, 2005 at 10:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: I did the opposite approach and remapped all of... 1,223 Views / 35 Replies  
I did the opposite approach and remapped all of the system function keys to activate only when holding down the Fn key. This allows me to freely use the regular expose keys (plus Dashboard on F12...
Posted by intake, on Nov 30, 2004 at 12:31 PM, in macOS
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Posted by intake, on Oct 30, 2004 at 11:38 AM, in macOS
Your going to spend a fortune on projector bulbs... 491 Views / 2 Replies  
Your going to spend a fortune on projector bulbs since most bulbs run at least $300, but more are more like $500. Also most projectors are relatively low resolution like 1024x768. You will also need...
Posted by intake, on Oct 20, 2004 at 08:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I went ahead and purchased the ADC Select... 970 Views / 14 Replies  
I went ahead and purchased the ADC Select membership. Getting early Tiger builds will be fun and LEGAL, and will be helpful to my business. Also, the money saved on future hardware purchases pretty...
Posted by intake, on Oct 20, 2004 at 04:43 PM, in macOS
Try http://www.carrotink.com/ They had a... 700 Views / 6 Replies  
Try http://www.carrotink.com/

They had a listing for the StyleWriter II, with was really just a Canon BubbleJet BC-02.


BTW, that printer sucked. I was always printing term papers with it and...
Posted by intake, on Sep 2, 2004 at 10:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
VESA is a standard, so any VESA mount should... 1,149 Views / 5 Replies  
VESA is a standard, so any VESA mount should work. A few problems you would want to consider first.

1) You would want to make sure that it can support the weight of the unit.
2) You wound...
Posted by intake, on Sep 2, 2004 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same thing for me. I ordered yesterday around 3pm... 2,336 Views / 34 Replies  
Same thing for me. I ordered yesterday around 3pm MDT, and here it is 1:35pm MDT, new battery installed. Must be costing the battery manufacturer a fortune in shipping costs.

Of course that is...
Posted by intake, on Aug 20, 2004 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Luggage is exposed to more X-rays that a carry... 717 Views / 7 Replies  
Luggage is exposed to more X-rays that a carry on. It CAN weaken your drive.
Also as Tooki says, it will likely get broken from rough handling.

Take it carry on, and have it hand inspected if at...
Posted by intake, on Aug 19, 2004 at 04:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: what to do with a Powermac 6100/66 1,176 Views / 22 Replies  
I use my old 7100/66 to play SimCity classic on.

Using it as a router/firewall could be usefull, but the money used on powering an old machine versus powering a dedicated stand alone MODERN...
Posted by intake, on Aug 7, 2004 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
The Alpine iPod bridge will be a much better... 1,274 Views / 8 Replies  
The Alpine iPod bridge will be a much better product. I agree this just seem kludgy. It will also cost a fortune in labor to have it installed. Apple would have done better if they release this as a...
Posted by intake, on Jun 23, 2004 at 12:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have heard it rumored that the Buffalo... 745 Views / 4 Replies  
I have heard it rumored that the Buffalo Airstation WLA-G54 will with with Airport Extreme and Express networks with the WDS repeater/bridge protocol.
...
Posted by intake, on Jun 10, 2004 at 01:52 AM, in Networking
Oh, that did it. Oh well, maybe it'll get fixed... 14,470 Views / 170 Replies  
Oh, that did it. Oh well, maybe it'll get fixed in 10.4. :stick:
Posted by intake, on May 26, 2004 at 05:45 PM, in macOS
Thanks, I finally got it installed. Are the... 14,470 Views / 170 Replies  
Thanks, I finally got it installed.

Are the background shadows fixed on the desktop icons? Seems like they might be as I can't get it to screw them up now.
Posted by intake, on May 26, 2004 at 05:29 PM, in macOS
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