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It is worse than that on my iPhone 4s (7.0.2) and... 727 Views / 5 Replies  
It is worse than that on my iPhone 4s (7.0.2) and 10.8.5 iMac. Some messages are sent, some are not. Some are time stamped wrong. Messages is really broken.
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Oct 7, 2013 at 09:59 PM, in Applications
Thumb up. At that price, I would seriously... 425 Views / 4 Replies  
Thumb up. At that price, I would seriously consider getting two. You don't always get advance warning before a hard drive dies!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Oct 28, 2008 at 06:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When a legit virus threat happens that afflicts... 1,708 Views / 5 Replies  
When a legit virus threat happens that afflicts OS X, you will know about it! It will make headlines long before it invades your Mac. In the meantime, at best Virus Barrier is doing nothing, and at...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 26, 2008 at 06:54 AM, in Applications
It is over, and it is going to get even weirder: ... 4,630 Views / 176 Replies  
It is over, and it is going to get even weirder:

Microsoft's new ads: Seinfeld and Gates out, Hodgman lookalike in
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Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 18, 2008 at 06:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There is your answer, your Mac is fine, it is... 1,018 Views / 12 Replies  
There is your answer, your Mac is fine, it is your Windows OS that is crippled. You need the 64 bit version of XP or Vista.
[edit, sorry TheoCryst, I missed your post, you nailed it.]
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 18, 2008 at 06:30 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Just where did you think kids came from anyway?! 1,148 Views / 25 Replies  
Just where did you think kids came from anyway?!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 14, 2008 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Uh oh, gotta back up my iDisk! 882 Views / 23 Replies  
Uh oh, gotta back up my iDisk!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 12, 2008 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Easy boys. Font Reserve was a Mac product until... 597 Views / 4 Replies  
Easy boys. Font Reserve was a Mac product until it was bought by Extensis, now after several convolutions, Font Reserve is a Windows only product and an ugly step child compared to its big brother...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 11, 2008 at 11:29 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Go here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1642 ... 498 Views / 5 Replies  
Go here:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1642
Follow it religiously, chuckit is right, messing around with System fonts is a good way to hose your OS. You may decide to do an Archive & Install to fix...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 8, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in macOS
I used to home brew, it was fun, the beer was... 1,094 Views / 19 Replies  
I used to home brew, it was fun, the beer was delicious. It also took a huge amount of time. Sigh.
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 7, 2008 at 09:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Coffee + Funny = Snort + Ouch! 4,387 Views / 20 Replies  
Coffee + Funny = Snort + Ouch!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 6, 2008 at 09:36 AM, in Applications
1) Computers are supposed to be moist and chewy. ... 4,630 Views / 176 Replies  
1) Computers are supposed to be moist and chewy.
2) Microsoft sells shoes and bread sticks in malls.
3) Bill Gates is concerned about your shorts.
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 5, 2008 at 09:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Stick with it, it is hard to quit. Try the AA... 1,235 Views / 32 Replies  
Stick with it, it is hard to quit. Try the AA thing of 'today I will not smoke' instead of global statements like 'I will never smoke again'. Even if you have to do it in pieces like 'I will not...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think all you need to do is set it up in System... 615 Views / 7 Replies  
I think all you need to do is set it up in System Preferences - Network, as mduell said. You will have to manage the settings, you need to set up a Location with the device you want, delete the ones...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 4, 2008 at 06:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any one concerned with the ability of Chrome to... 1,175 Views / 13 Replies  
Any one concerned with the ability of Chrome to store your keystrokes?!

Google's Omnibox could be Pandora's box
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13860_3-10031661-56.html?tag=nl.e433

FTA:
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Sep 4, 2008 at 06:30 AM, in Applications
Gutting the mirror door G4s are a whole lotta... 1,466 Views / 3 Replies  
Gutting the mirror door G4s are a whole lotta fun.... not. But, find the screw at the top/center of the caddy. Press the plastic tab on the left side of the caddy, lift it out. You do not need to...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 25, 2008 at 07:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Seinfeld: "Macs are gay. Not that there's... 4,630 Views / 176 Replies  
Seinfeld: "Macs are gay. Not that there's anything WRONG with that."
http://macintoshsolutions.com/test/seinfeld.jpg
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 22, 2008 at 07:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
God bless, ya man! 4,387 Views / 20 Replies  
God bless, ya man!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 22, 2008 at 07:40 AM, in Applications
That oughta do it! 1,567 Views / 2 Replies  
That oughta do it!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 20, 2008 at 03:17 PM, in Networking
Spanish Mandarin C++ (not necessarily in... 845 Views / 30 Replies  
Spanish
Mandarin
C++
(not necessarily in that order!)
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 20, 2008 at 10:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Found it here: http://www.breitbart.tv/?p=156013 987 Views / 18 Replies  
Found it here:
http://www.breitbart.tv/?p=156013
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 20, 2008 at 06:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Youtube bounced your video, was it the one of the... 987 Views / 18 Replies  
Youtube bounced your video, was it the one of the wind surfer dude getting launched across the parking lot?
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 19, 2008 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FTA: Who would admit that they were... 1,327 Views / 33 Replies  
FTA:

Who would admit that they were "deceived by this deception"?
:cool:
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 19, 2008 at 05:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gee, the photo looked so real! ... 1,327 Views / 33 Replies  
Gee, the photo looked so real!
http://www.wzzm13.com/news/watercooler/story.aspx?storyid=97263&catid=82

http://macintoshsolutions.com/test/bigfoot.jpg
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 19, 2008 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It is not easy for a the four fingered Count to... 1,881 Views / 79 Replies  
It is not easy for a the four fingered Count to count to five:
http://macintoshsolutions.com/test/the-count-five.jpg
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 18, 2008 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IP Scanner is a great utility for IP devices, but... 2,504 Views / 8 Replies  
IP Scanner is a great utility for IP devices, but you may also need a Bonjour device scanner:
http://mac.softpedia.com/get/Network-Admin/Rendezvous-Browser.shtml
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 18, 2008 at 12:16 PM, in Networking
The log in issue is completely unrelated to ram.... 4,993 Views / 11 Replies  
The log in issue is completely unrelated to ram. There is something else going on, as others above have said, the POST happens very quickly. Make a new test account, see if it behaves badly!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 18, 2008 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
I read. I flinched. But the name of the dog... 698 Views / 15 Replies  
I read.
I flinched.
But the name of the dog gives you a good idea of the mind of the owner...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Aug 12, 2008 at 11:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have used YouSendIt for a couple of years.... 754 Views / 12 Replies  
I have used YouSendIt for a couple of years. Handles large files, private, dependable:
http://yousendit.com
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 29, 2008 at 06:52 AM, in Applications
The only thing I lost in my upgrade was my... 551 Views / 4 Replies  
The only thing I lost in my upgrade was my printer. A quick visit to HP's website and all was good. Just remember that an upgrade is a bit of a work out for your hard drive. Make sure you have a...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 28, 2008 at 06:57 AM, in macOS
The limit to the Express is built into its little... 2,354 Views / 5 Replies  
The limit to the Express is built into its little tiny brain, but that only has to do with its ability to control network users. In WDS mode, it doesn't do anything of the sort, it simply sends info...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 25, 2008 at 08:44 AM, in Networking
That is a great question, I don't know how the... 2,354 Views / 5 Replies  
That is a great question, I don't know how the Express limits its connections in WDS mode. My guess is that it will rely on the Extreme, because that is the concept behind a repeater. The primary...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 25, 2008 at 08:22 AM, in Networking
It is rare for a program to become corrupted, as... 3,371 Views / 5 Replies  
It is rare for a program to become corrupted, as Art Vandelay says. Have you tried pulling the iCal data files on to the desktop, then launching iCal? It will come up empty, but if it launches you...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:16 PM, in macOS
There is a 'wizard' that should have come up when... 1,920 Views / 14 Replies  
There is a 'wizard' that should have come up when you first installed. It should walk you through the basics of DNS, DHCP, and LDAP. Adding a second domain is beyond the scope of the 'wizard', but it...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 23, 2008 at 01:47 PM, in macOS
The bit about "No IT department required" is a... 1,920 Views / 14 Replies  
The bit about "No IT department required" is a bit of a stretch. However, Apple's documentation really is excellent:
http://www.apple.com/server/macosx/resources/
There is a ton of info there!
I...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 23, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in macOS
Probably not a hardware issue, although running... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Probably not a hardware issue, although running system updates is a bit of an aerobic workout for your drive. But the fact that it boots and allows Guest access means that your drive and your data is...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 21, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds like your system is hosed.One rule about... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like your system is hosed.One rule about updates is to do it when nothing else is running. My guess is that you simply need to do an Archive & Install. It is just a bit tedious but your files...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 21, 2008 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Safari is one of the components that can be... 941 Views / 5 Replies  
Safari is one of the components that can be reinstalled from your Leopard disk, Custom Installation.
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 19, 2008 at 09:35 AM, in Applications
First, try Open Firmware, restart, immediately... 980 Views / 7 Replies  
First, try Open Firmware, restart, immediately hold down the following four keys:
Command Option O F
Type in:
reset-nvram (press the enter key)
reset-all (press the enter key)
reboot

Single...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 18, 2008 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Will it boot into Target mode? Single User mode?... 980 Views / 7 Replies  
Will it boot into Target mode? Single User mode? Probably not if there is no chime, (but that could be something like speaker wires or the volume turned off!) I think you are the proud owner of a...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 18, 2008 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So it spins the hard drive, and the cap locks... 980 Views / 7 Replies  
So it spins the hard drive, and the cap locks light turns on? When you say that you tried to solder this one, what happened? When you try to power it on, does it make any sound, chime, beep?
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 18, 2008 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is some strong MobileMe fu! 984 Views / 27 Replies  
That is some strong MobileMe fu!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 15, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
His solder-fu is very strong! :eek: 817 Views / 4 Replies  
His solder-fu is very strong!
:eek:
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 4, 2008 at 04:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Well, that is a roller coster. My prayers to you... 1,156 Views / 43 Replies  
Well, that is a roller coster. My prayers to you and yours.
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jul 3, 2008 at 07:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No change in the 10.5.4 update released today...! 15,337 Views / 153 Replies  
No change in the 10.5.4 update released today...!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jun 30, 2008 at 05:58 PM, in macOS
Getting a fan in there is not easy, it can be... 1,014 Views / 6 Replies  
Getting a fan in there is not easy, it can be done, but those models are designed to be compact, which means no room. I would run Temperature Monitor to see if it really is hot in there. Open up that...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jun 24, 2008 at 06:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Look into the tax write off of donating it to... 2,941 Views / 11 Replies  
Look into the tax write off of donating it to charity, many times you can do well by doing good.
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jun 23, 2008 at 07:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think moonmonkey is right, that model has no... 1,014 Views / 6 Replies  
I think moonmonkey is right, that model has no fan and there may be a blanket of dust inside. Try installing iStat or Temperature Monitor, it should give you info about how hot things are getting on...
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jun 22, 2008 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Bitmapping in 3D! 1,201 Views / 26 Replies  
Bitmapping in 3D!
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jun 17, 2008 at 07:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Your mileage may vary, but Office 2008 on a... 786 Views / 18 Replies  
Your mileage may vary, but Office 2008 on a PowerPC chipped Mac is just plain miserable. Some people have reported better luck if they install it without Entourage.
Posted by Sherman Homan, on Jun 16, 2008 at 03:23 PM, in Applications
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