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Intel iMac Video out question 439 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi, hoping someone can help, is there a way to turn off the integrated screen on an iMac, or turn off the backlight? I got the video to S-Video output so I could play movies on my TV, and it works...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on May 16, 2006 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: Domains! Opportunity! 350 Views / 0 Replies  
I'd wanted to make an independent game developer site, but my new company and career is taking up my spare time. I'd like if someone else could pick this up and make a great site for indie game...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on May 5, 2006 at 10:12 PM, in Marketplace
How bout $400 USD? 638 Views / 6 Replies  
How bout $400 USD?
Posted by jon l. dawson, on May 5, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Marketplace
Whenever there's been a need,... which so far has... 1,432 Views / 42 Replies  
Whenever there's been a need,... which so far has been never.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Nov 7, 2005 at 10:02 PM, in macOS
Yup, you can email or PM me if you are... 706 Views / 7 Replies  
Yup, you can email or PM me if you are interested.
Thanks
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Sep 23, 2005 at 12:42 AM, in Marketplace
Price update, asking $1900 now- Will put it up... 706 Views / 7 Replies  
Price update, asking $1900 now-
Will put it up on eBay soon

jd
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Sep 19, 2005 at 11:03 AM, in Marketplace
Specifications: Dual 2.0Ghz G5 512Mb PC3200... 706 Views / 7 Replies  
Specifications:
Dual 2.0Ghz G5
512Mb PC3200 RAM
ATI Radeon 9600 with dual DVI output
160GB SATA 7200RPM HD
16X Dual Layer Superdrive
1xFW800 2xFW400 3xUSB 2.0 2xUSB1.1 (kb)
10/100/1000...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Sep 16, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in Marketplace
FS: PowerMac G5 Dual 2Ghz like new with extended Applecare 706 Views / 7 Replies  
Not sure what happened to my original post. Says it's invalid thread and doesn't show the message. Trying again...

I'm selling my month old PowerMac G5 Dual 2Ghz computer, like new in box with...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Sep 16, 2005 at 04:42 PM, in Marketplace
Nah, it's in addition to the regular high speed... 552 Views / 3 Replies  
Nah, it's in addition to the regular high speed cd noise you'd expect, and it's only when doing a cd burn. It's very high frequency and kinda inconsistent... Like an old monitor or television set...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Sep 5, 2005 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Noise while burning CD 552 Views / 3 Replies  
This is on my new G5 2.0 DP... I am noticing that when I do a CD burn,it emits this loud high pitched noise, the kind where if you turn your head you can alter the volume a bit. Has anyone else...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Sep 5, 2005 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Or you could just go into Terminal and enter the... 3,309 Views / 37 Replies  
Or you could just go into Terminal and enter the command 'sync'
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 28, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bringing this back... I am also having sync... 670 Views / 5 Replies  
Bringing this back... I am also having sync issues with mail. I'm not using .Mac for my email, could that have anything to do with it? I've reset sync data, re-registered my computers, etc.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 14, 2005 at 09:34 PM, in Applications
At work I use a desktop PC. At home I have a... 896 Views / 12 Replies  
At work I use a desktop PC. At home I have a desktop PC for general purpose use and the Powerbook for coding and development. I don't see myself using it more than a few hours a day, maybe a little...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 11, 2005 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup. Actually that you only lost a little more... 678 Views / 7 Replies  
Yup. Actually that you only lost a little more than an hour of battery life after three years is pretty good. I probably lost that after a year of using my iBook, but I barely ever used it plugged in.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 11, 2005 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PB on desk - Neck strain? 896 Views / 12 Replies  
How many of you use your PB on a desk, where you're high enough that you can type without any discomfort, and you have to look down at the PB? I'd like to hear from anyone who has this...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 11, 2005 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks... Yeah that is kind of what I was... 678 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks... Yeah that is kind of what I was thinking about trying, I mean I do use it around the house now and then, but I might just run it on battery while I'm doing work on the desk from time to...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 10, 2005 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks DARTH for the brilliant suggestion 678 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks DARTH for the brilliant suggestion
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 10, 2005 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another battery post (sorry) 678 Views / 7 Replies  
I know this has been discussed to death, and in the end from reading all the threads I have concluded it's best to just use the notebook how you use it and not obsess about prolonging overall...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 10, 2005 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, a clunk definitely sounds hard drive... 1,665 Views / 20 Replies  
Yeah, a clunk definitely sounds hard drive related. I'd be really careful, any unusual noises tend to be a sign that it's about to fail, but it may also be a normal power down of the hd after...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 4, 2005 at 02:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is there anything I can do with it on my PC... 548 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there anything I can do with it on my PC besides bringing up a bookmarks window from mac.com or connecting to my iDisk?

The one thing I really do like about .Mac is its integration with iPhoto,...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 1, 2005 at 03:00 PM, in macOS
.Mac usefulness with one Mac 548 Views / 3 Replies  
When I signed up for .Mac I had more than one Mac computers and it was really handy to have the synchronization features. Now I am down to one, and I'm trying to figure out if there's anything...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Aug 1, 2005 at 01:57 PM, in macOS
It can't really bother you this much, can it? ... 9,882 Views / 79 Replies  
It can't really bother you this much, can it? It's obvious that the it's more functional for you to have the mail drawer open, so why would you close it and re-open it as needed with a hotkey? in...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on May 1, 2005 at 01:08 AM, in GUI Customization
Yes I am in Tiger, I thought that was the... 998 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes I am in Tiger, I thought that was the question.. if it worked in Tiger... :) I'm almost positive it wasn't there before the upgrade.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 28, 2005 at 09:28 PM, in macOS
Shows up on my Mac Mini 1.42 with Samsung 191T... 998 Views / 9 Replies  
Shows up on my Mac Mini 1.42 with Samsung 191T 19" LCD. (The LCD itself tilts to make use of this feature). No key combo required to show the option in preferences.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 28, 2005 at 08:16 AM, in macOS
I'd send them a polite email explaining what... 1,944 Views / 34 Replies  
I'd send them a polite email explaining what happened and how you could have saved that money if you hadn't been lured into buying from Apple so you could receive it on the release day. Tell them...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 28, 2005 at 08:03 AM, in macOS
I found one! my very own bug!! confirmed it... 70,393 Views / 551 Replies  
I found one! my very own bug!! confirmed it against Panther 10.3.9.
go to Sys prefs, accounts, change your account's real name. Exit prefs. Name updates in FUS corner but not in Apple menu ("Log...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 28, 2005 at 03:41 AM, in macOS
This you are suggesting is a Tiger bug? I'm... 70,393 Views / 551 Replies  
This you are suggesting is a Tiger bug? I'm confused too, you haven't clearly said what circumstances it does work under, and if whether or not you've ruled out the hardware or media because that's...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 28, 2005 at 03:34 AM, in macOS
Internet doesn't necessarily need to be... 2,044 Views / 25 Replies  
Internet doesn't necessarily need to be capitalized... It's a matter of personal preference.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 18, 2005 at 10:57 AM, in macOS
Mine does it, it's a Mini 1.42 with 1 GB RAM and... 1,292 Views / 8 Replies  
Mine does it, it's a Mini 1.42 with 1 GB RAM and Apple Pro Keyboard
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 17, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ran a Shuttle XPC in a similar configuration,... 1,710 Views / 20 Replies  
Ran a Shuttle XPC in a similar configuration, with the back of the cabinet off, and it ran way hotter than when I had it out of the desk. I wouldn't really recommend this unless you remove the front...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 17, 2005 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
You haven't offered a better solution. Removing... 13,787 Views / 326 Replies  
You haven't offered a better solution. Removing the security is not my idea of more "user-friendly" security, because uh, then it ceases to exist.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 15, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in macOS
I can't believe this discussion is still going... 13,787 Views / 326 Replies  
I can't believe this discussion is still going on. On a multiuser system, like OS X, having this type of security not only makes sense but it's necessary for the integrity of the system. I'm happy...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 15, 2005 at 11:36 AM, in macOS
I'd only like to add that it isn't necessarily... 13,787 Views / 326 Replies  
I'd only like to add that it isn't necessarily about who's at the computer, what about a backdoor, what about vnc that has been hacked, then someone could be controlling your admin desktop from...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 15, 2005 at 11:08 AM, in macOS
384 should be fine for running Safari or just... 716 Views / 6 Replies  
384 should be fine for running Safari or just about anything, I'd just not recommend it for running many apps at once.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 15, 2005 at 11:03 AM, in macOS
BTW, just want to add that some people use USB... 1,703 Views / 15 Replies  
BTW, just want to add that some people use USB flash devices solely because they don't want to store particular data anywhere else, like encryption key or passwords, sensitive data and the like.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 14, 2005 at 04:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow, I can't believe how unsympathetic the... 1,703 Views / 15 Replies  
Wow, I can't believe how unsympathetic the posters on this thread are. What if it were you? Why assume that he's at fault? Whatever, it's not like it's so impossible that there was a manufacturing...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Apr 14, 2005 at 04:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Re: Re: VGA out-of-spec 5,617 Views / 108 Replies  
I'll make a guess then, and say it's the former, elvis2000 as one example said it didn't work on his first monitor but was fine on the one he replaced it with. He then returned the mini because of...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Mar 7, 2005 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
They're not just low power, they are also not usb... 855 Views / 13 Replies  
They're not just low power, they are also not usb 2, so that is why it is taking so long to transfer files to the Shuffle. Try the usb on the back of your iMac.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Mar 5, 2005 at 03:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's funny, except that you are the one... 5,617 Views / 108 Replies  
That's funny, except that you are the one spending your time here on a Apple support forum, discussing a product you don't even like.

No one's denying that there are problems with the Mini, are...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Mar 1, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
which clearly are not as sophisticated as yours.... 5,617 Views / 108 Replies  
which clearly are not as sophisticated as yours. You are really something special.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Mar 1, 2005 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
It works fine on my lcd as well but that doesn't... 4,933 Views / 8 Replies  
It works fine on my lcd as well but that doesn't do anything for those who are having a problem. I wish I had some useful suggestion, I'd start with calling Apple and seeing what they say about it....
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Mar 1, 2005 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
That must be it. I commend you, then, your taste... 3,217 Views / 94 Replies  
That must be it. I commend you, then, your taste and interest in music is clearly superior to those of us who do not have as many mp3s.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 27, 2005 at 04:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think this is the funniest part: ... 804 Views / 18 Replies  
I think this is the funniest part:



Yes, fix the permissions before you even restart after doing the install. I don't even know what to say. If you can't trust Apple's own installer to set...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 27, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
I'd like to add my vote that there be a sticky... 804 Views / 18 Replies  
I'd like to add my vote that there be a sticky about repairing permissions. It's complete voodoo, absolutely unnecessary-especially when you are dealing with Apple installers and Apple updaters, and...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 27, 2005 at 12:35 PM, in macOS
Hahahaha you're so bitter, I feel sorry for you. 2,284 Views / 35 Replies  
Hahahaha you're so bitter, I feel sorry for you.
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 26, 2005 at 03:41 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Think for a moment. The appeal of the iPod has... 3,217 Views / 94 Replies  
Think for a moment. The appeal of the iPod has never been about the raw features and definitely not about price. It's the look, the feel, the style.

In order for Apple to stay competitive,...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 26, 2005 at 03:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just want to say in regards to the browsing in... 15,542 Views / 131 Replies  
I just want to say in regards to the browsing in Safari speed issue, on my Macs (iBook G3 800 and Mac Mini 1.42), I've gone and applied some of the speed tweaks that can be found by doing a google...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 26, 2005 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: You're sure it was iLife 05 that got loaded, or... 7,429 Views / 20 Replies  
You're sure it was iLife 05 that got loaded, or 04?
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 25, 2005 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Definitely take it out of there. I tried putting... 948 Views / 4 Replies  
Definitely take it out of there. I tried putting a PC in an enclosed space like you describe, except the back was entirely cut out on the cabinet, and it still ran so much hotter than when it was on...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 25, 2005 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
You're absolutely right, and that is also my... 15,542 Views / 131 Replies  
You're absolutely right, and that is also my philosophy and approach to computers- use what works best for the job. With that sometimes comes a sacrifice of one thing for another, like speed for...
Posted by jon l. dawson, on Feb 24, 2005 at 11:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
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