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This article states that only 5 grocery chains in... 342 Views / 2 Replies  
This article states that only 5 grocery chains in the US support Apple Pay: Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo, Meijer, Wegmans, and Whole Foods.

Harris Teeter (here in Virginia) also supports Apple Pay in their...
Posted by sray, on Nov 14, 2014 at 04:48 PM, in Mac News
This happened to me as well on a G5 iSight iMac. ... 1,055 Views / 4 Replies  
This happened to me as well on a G5 iSight iMac. I called AppleCare and they came out and replaced a logic board (the dead memory bank was the one that is NOT user serviceable). It was fascinating...
Posted by sray, on Apr 30, 2008 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
There may be a technical reason that impacts... 2,417 Views / 51 Replies  
There may be a technical reason that impacts performance. The following is a quote from macsales.com in regards to memory for the macbook pro:

All MacBook Core 2 Duo systems have two user...
Posted by sray, on Jun 18, 2007 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For $59 I don't think this is meant for pros. ... 2,020 Views / 34 Replies  
For $59 I don't think this is meant for pros. This appears to be aimed squarely at folks who have outgrown iPhoto's simplistic editing options but are not ready for PS3. Keep in mind that there is...
Posted by sray, on Jun 1, 2007 at 07:50 AM, in Applications
Parallels tech support is non-existent. Post... 5,045 Views / 8 Replies  
Parallels tech support is non-existent. Post your question at their hidden forum: forums.parallels.com. Just a simple search of "OS/2 Warp" brought up a large number of links.
Posted by sray, on Apr 5, 2007 at 03:47 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Apparently yes. Walt Mossberg reports... 3,865 Views / 14 Replies  
Apparently yes. Walt Mossberg reports (http://ptech.wsj.com/archive/solution-20070321.html), in the Wall Street Journal, that he had no problem using the apple tv over a slower .g network in his...
Posted by sray, on Mar 22, 2007 at 08:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
absolutely. Start iMovie HD, click on the camera... 432 Views / 1 Replies  
absolutely. Start iMovie HD, click on the camera icon and select the iSight from the drop down.
Posted by sray, on Mar 1, 2007 at 07:00 PM, in Applications
Yes. You all Office documents (Word, Excel,... 715 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes. You all Office documents (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) can go back and forth with their Windows counterpart. The most recent version of Office for Windows has changed the file format; but this is...
Posted by sray, on Feb 25, 2007 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It would really help if you could also tell us... 731 Views / 6 Replies  
It would really help if you could also tell us what you use your laptop for (work or play, and if work, what kind of apps do you use?).

I switched to Macs a few years ago, and as of early 2006,...
Posted by sray, on Feb 10, 2007 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The easiest way to solve this problem is to buy a... 981 Views / 19 Replies  
The easiest way to solve this problem is to buy a small USB hub and plug that into the back of the iMac. The mouse is typically plugged into the USB port on the keyboard (the mouse cord isn't long...
Posted by sray, on Feb 5, 2007 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, in a way it will. 802.11n has a larger... 1,024 Views / 14 Replies  
Actually, in a way it will. 802.11n has a larger range than 802.11g. I'm sure that range and speed are of equal concern to even casual wifi users (unless you live in a small apartment).
Posted by sray, on Jan 30, 2007 at 06:20 PM, in Networking
If you Wireless Access Point has MAC address... 9,582 Views / 7 Replies  
If you Wireless Access Point has MAC address filtering, make sure that you add Parallel's MAC address (which is made up) to the filter. You can get the Parallel's MAC address under the Network...
Posted by sray, on Jan 25, 2007 at 05:55 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I can second this recommendation. We used it at... 592 Views / 4 Replies  
I can second this recommendation. We used it at our company when we ported about a dozen users from Dells to MBPs. Works like a charm.
Posted by sray, on Jan 18, 2007 at 09:47 AM, in Applications
Nikon and Canon (as well as all the other major... 6,071 Views / 13 Replies  
Nikon and Canon (as well as all the other major DSLR players) are all mac compatible. Nikon and Canon explicitly give/sell Mac compatible software.

You should note that with few exceptions,...
Posted by sray, on Jan 7, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
2GB or 3GB will work well with Parallels. The C#... 652 Views / 7 Replies  
2GB or 3GB will work well with Parallels. The C# .Net product manager in our company uses a 15" MBP (with Visual Studio running in Parallels). It is typically hooked up to an external 20" LCD so...
Posted by sray, on Dec 9, 2006 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
more than likely your ISP is blocking port 587. ... 862 Views / 11 Replies  
more than likely your ISP is blocking port 587. A lot of ISPs insist that you use their SMTP (outbound mail server). This allows them to throttle email volume to make sure that you're not running a...
Posted by sray, on Dec 6, 2006 at 11:31 AM, in Applications
We have a large number of the bluetooth mighty... 740 Views / 5 Replies  
We have a large number of the bluetooth mighty mouse deployed at work. So far no issues. However, they will not track on glass tables (all our office tables are frosted glass) and will skip on some...
Posted by sray, on Dec 2, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not only can you install ubuntu and fedora, but... 2,118 Views / 2 Replies  
Not only can you install ubuntu and fedora, but if you search forums.parallels.com you will find that some helpful soul has put our torrents for fully installed and configured disk images of fedora...
Posted by sray, on Nov 29, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
We got in thirteen new laptops in the last two... 4,270 Views / 42 Replies  
We got in thirteen new laptops in the last two weeks. All are good except one which had a bad DVI port. To their credit, Apple SMB (small and medium size business) customer service promptly shipped...
Posted by sray, on Nov 28, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Parallels support for USB sticks is flaky... 2,529 Views / 9 Replies  
Parallels support for USB sticks is flaky (especially if it is a USB 2 stick. Use the Parallels shared folder (which you have to setup first in the config window) to transfer programs into windows.
Posted by sray, on Nov 27, 2006 at 12:24 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You don't need a slipstreamed disc. Just install... 2,529 Views / 9 Replies  
You don't need a slipstreamed disc. Just install plain vanilla XP and then update with the SP2 CD and the download all the patches.

You will need a slipstreamed CD if you decide to bootcamp the...
Posted by sray, on Nov 24, 2006 at 09:57 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Finder -> Preferences ... -> General Tab -> Check... 691 Views / 3 Replies  
Finder -> Preferences ... -> General Tab -> Check the box marked "Open new windows in column view"
Posted by sray, on Nov 24, 2006 at 05:11 PM, in macOS
Only if you want to use the Mac native Office... 3,290 Views / 10 Replies  
Only if you want to use the Mac native Office 2004 in Tiger. I have both installed.
Posted by sray, on Nov 18, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Does the CD mount in Windows? Can you see it in... 3,290 Views / 10 Replies  
Does the CD mount in Windows? Can you see it in File Explorer? You cannot see the CD in both the VM and Tiger at the same time. Only one can see it at a time.

In the Parallels VM Edit screen,...
Posted by sray, on Nov 18, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The 6" cable belongs to the MBP. We got a... 596 Views / 4 Replies  
The 6" cable belongs to the MBP. We got a shipment of a dozen MBP in for the office and I opened one up to confirm.
Posted by sray, on Nov 16, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You haven't instantiated the KeyLn object first... 1,034 Views / 8 Replies  
You haven't instantiated the KeyLn object first in that procedure. A correction would look something like this:

public void readScores () {
Keyln input = new Keyln();
for (int i = 0; i <...
Posted by sray, on Nov 13, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Developer Center
Simple fix : remove the Apple Mighty mouse... 3,611 Views / 24 Replies  
Simple fix : remove the Apple Mighty mouse altogether. Use a generic PC USB mouse or use no mouse during the install process.

This has been well documented elsewhere and on apple's support sites....
Posted by sray, on Nov 8, 2006 at 06:18 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The first time you launch Office or any Rosetta... 1,549 Views / 18 Replies  
The first time you launch Office or any Rosetta applications, it will take a few seconds (30 seconds is not common). But after that -- once it is loaded in memory -- you should be fine. Just leave...
Posted by sray, on Nov 5, 2006 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Almost certainly a lack of sufficient memory. ... 1,549 Views / 18 Replies  
Almost certainly a lack of sufficient memory. You need a minimum of 1GB and 2GB is ideal. This is particularly the case if you use MS Office and Entourage all day long. Rosetta (the underlying...
Posted by sray, on Nov 4, 2006 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PDFPen Pro to create forms 1,165 Views / 13 Replies  
Have you considered PDFPen Pro (http://www.smileonmymac.com/PDFpen/features.html)? I haven't used the pro version (we have the non-pro) version. According to the website it ca "create...
Posted by sray, on Nov 3, 2006 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
I don't have any experience with the original G4... 572 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't have any experience with the original G4 Xserves but the new(ish) G5 xserve that we do have will only take Apple Drive Modules. In other words, you can't just buy an off the shelf drive and...
Posted by sray, on Oct 23, 2006 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
We use Apple's extensively in our company... 2,326 Views / 12 Replies  
We use Apple's extensively in our company (defense contractor and software engineering firm). We buy AppleCare with every machine and we feel that it is completely worth the cost.

That being...
Posted by sray, on Oct 7, 2006 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.bombich.com/software/ccc.html ... 597 Views / 6 Replies  
http://www.bombich.com/software/ccc.html

simply download and run. Fairly simple to use with an obvious interface.
Posted by sray, on Sep 11, 2006 at 09:19 PM, in Applications
Paul, I work for a defense contractor and we... 1,343 Views / 18 Replies  
Paul,

I work for a defense contractor and we issue MBP as standard equipment to our new employees. Since I approve all purchases, I can add some insight to your question. As you've discovered,...
Posted by sray, on Sep 8, 2006 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sadly, that's just not going to happen. The... 4,045 Views / 34 Replies  
Sadly, that's just not going to happen. The thermal profile of Merom is just about the same as Yonah, give or take a bit, and as long as Apple insists on making slim laptops with metal exteriors,...
Posted by sray, on Aug 25, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Could you point out where you got that from? ... 858 Views / 9 Replies  
Could you point out where you got that from?

This is of interest to me as we are purchasing 5-10 new MBP for our company. Our standard config is 2GB per laptop, but I get a lot of requests for...
Posted by sray, on Aug 24, 2006 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is simply not possible as PST files are... 4,479 Views / 2 Replies  
This is simply not possible as PST files are proprietary to Microsoft and for whatever reason, Outlook and Entourage do not use the same format.

When we converted a some of Windows users to new...
Posted by sray, on Aug 23, 2006 at 04:48 PM, in Applications
According to Symantec... 612 Views / 4 Replies  
According to Symantec (http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/security_response/weblog/2006/07/macinenterprise_mac_os_x_virus.html):



We use Macs and Linux machines heavily in our company and none...
Posted by sray, on Aug 23, 2006 at 04:38 PM, in Applications
No it's not normal. We have Parallels deployed... 11,868 Views / 6 Replies  
No it's not normal. We have Parallels deployed in our company as a standard software on our MBPs. Our stock config for laptops are 2GB of RAM, with Parallels set to use 512Kb of RAM for the guest...
Posted by sray, on Aug 10, 2006 at 04:59 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Now this is very odd. I use an apple bluetooth... 967 Views / 15 Replies  
Now this is very odd. I use an apple bluetooth keyboard and an apple bluetooth mouse. I use them in an office -- so that would be at least 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. On average, I replace the...
Posted by sray, on Jul 25, 2006 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/productivity... 918 Views / 1 Replies  
http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/productivity_tools/remotebuddy.html
Posted by sray, on Jul 10, 2006 at 08:50 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Because it won't have the drivers to work on a... 891 Views / 6 Replies  
Because it won't have the drivers to work on a mactel.

Obviously, a lot of us are concerned. In my case, we're slowly moving all our powerbook users to mbp ... and the missing link is the...
Posted by sray, on Jun 28, 2006 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why does the subject refer to a "Netgear Wireless... 529 Views / 2 Replies  
Why does the subject refer to a "Netgear Wireless Router" but the body refer to a d-link?

In any case, I've had a Netgear wireless router in my home. When I got my iMac, I had great reception but...
Posted by sray, on Apr 6, 2006 at 07:57 AM, in Networking
No problems here. It's now coming up on three... 1,298 Views / 13 Replies  
No problems here. It's now coming up on three months old and holding up just fine.
Posted by sray, on Feb 28, 2006 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
I believe this is a known bug with Camino. At... 1,280 Views / 20 Replies  
I believe this is a known bug with Camino. At least, I hope it is ... I have the same problem.
Posted by sray, on Feb 28, 2006 at 08:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Adobe PDF plugin ? 2,786 Views / 45 Replies  
So far I'm loving the new release. A HUGE step up from the 0.8 days.

Btw, how do I get the Adobe Acrobat 7 reader plugin to work in Camino. I don't care for the shubert pdf viewer which does...
Posted by sray, on Feb 16, 2006 at 08:27 AM, in Applications
ExpressCard solutions for FW800 + EVDO on the way 531 Views / 0 Replies  
According to this hands on review (http://www.computerworld.com/softwaretopics/os/macos/story/0,10801,108051p2,00.html) (page 2 of a two page review), the new MacBook Pro will debut alongside new...
Posted by sray, on Jan 26, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
All my ethernet cables (from the various rooms)... 479 Views / 1 Replies  
All my ethernet cables (from the various rooms) come into my electric closet in the basement. I just stuck two large (fat) screws into the wall, about 5" apart, and mounted my Netgear on them. You...
Posted by sray, on Jan 24, 2006 at 04:29 PM, in Networking
There should be no extra cost to do this. I had... 591 Views / 3 Replies  
There should be no extra cost to do this. I had my house pre-wired with Cat5e cables 7 years ago. Up until mid-last year, all my routers/switches were 10/100, so the max throughput I got was that. ...
Posted by sray, on Jan 23, 2006 at 11:35 AM, in Networking
Both Dell and Gateway have Core Duo laptops on... 1,189 Views / 14 Replies  
Both Dell and Gateway have Core Duo laptops on their website for purchase. Acer has a family of Core Duo laptops out also.
Posted by sray, on Jan 11, 2006 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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