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It's the most aggravating UI issue; there's no... 810 Views / 2 Replies  
It's the most aggravating UI issue; there's no way to see if there are any SMSs you've not already dismissed.

And don't get me started on not being able to attach different SMS tones to people or...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 10, 2010 at 05:22 PM, in iOS Apps
What is and where when can I buy it ? I was... 3,457 Views / 51 Replies  
What is and where when can I buy it ?

I was working on 8x11-inch mobile tablets for GO/EO, running a resolution-independent object-oriented UI. If a robust mobile cellular network had existed back...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 9, 2010 at 02:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow, did this thread ever veer off course! I... 3,457 Views / 51 Replies  
Wow, did this thread ever veer off course!

I would love to see a 3Gs+ with a front-facing camera, higher-resolution screen (with scaled graphics as grandfathering for original apps), a better...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 9, 2010 at 12:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
mark incoming SMSs as read when I click 'okay' 810 Views / 2 Replies  
When an SMS arrives one is presented with a dialog box with two choices, 'Okay' and 'Reply' (or somesuch).

I read the SMS, click Okay since I don't need to reply, and it's dropped into my messages...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 8, 2010 at 11:24 PM, in iOS Apps
iPhoto doesn't automatically update albums to Flickr? 549 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm noticing that when I group a bunch of photos together into an album and then share it to Flickr everything works as expected: the photos are uploaded and the album is added to a Flickr group on...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 8, 2010 at 11:19 PM, in Applications
Yes, it really means I want to use canonical... 3,624 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, it really means I want to use canonical UNIX-style commands. Sadly this doesn't seem to have been well-documented (or, if one is snarky, documented at all). It blows me away that Apple has added...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on May 25, 2009 at 02:59 AM, in macOS
getting and setting command-line Finder color labels, xattr 3,624 Views / 7 Replies  
I want to post-process files pulled from a camera, setting the file label to (say) green for images and red for video. I want to do this from the command line, not AppleScript. The xattr command...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on May 24, 2009 at 10:28 AM, in macOS
Yes, actually I have. Thanks, though. The strange... 529 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, actually I have. Thanks, though. The strange thing is there don't seem to be any messages being added to the log, whereas most people with this problem see hundreds or thousands of messages from...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 18, 2009 at 05:36 PM, in macOS
three syslogs? oh, c'mon now! 529 Views / 4 Replies  
Things were running fine with 10.5.5. Upgraded several days ago to 10.5.6 (and everything else updated per SU) and noticed that both CPUs were hitting 100% every few seconds for a few seconds.

So...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 18, 2009 at 12:24 PM, in macOS
OMFG! I can't believe I passed over that a dozen... 1,299 Views / 3 Replies  
OMFG! I can't believe I passed over that a dozen times.

Thanks for putting me out of my misery :-)
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Nov 18, 2008 at 02:39 PM, in Applications
iTunes 8: where's the conversion bit-rate settings hidden? 1,299 Views / 3 Replies  
In iTunes 7 the Advanced prefs pane had a way to specify bit-rate, mono/stereo, etc.

Where are those settings hidden in iTunes 8? Have they been removed for our convenience? (Apple's notes seem to...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Nov 18, 2008 at 01:08 PM, in Applications
Mail.app rewrite incoming human names? 300 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm on a mailing list for a group which uses "play names" and by which I know these people.

Unfortunately, many of them have used their real-world names in setting up their email accounts. So...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Sep 11, 2008 at 01:33 PM, in Applications
Most excellent. I'll give it a try over the... 1,036 Views / 4 Replies  
Most excellent. I'll give it a try over the weekend and report back. Thanks for your help.
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 27, 2008 at 06:13 PM, in Applications
Thank you. So when I return home I select... 1,036 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you.

So when I return home I select the external library and then Consolidate Library to have it search my internal HD for things to add? Or do I just import things manually?
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 27, 2008 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
iTunes on MacBook with external HD: consolidate library confused 1,036 Views / 4 Replies  
The way it's supposed to work (as I understand it): move iTunes Music folder to external hard drive, tell iTunes, unplug and travel the world and collect music (which is placed internal hard drive in...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 27, 2008 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
Update: /etc/resolve.conf seems to be updated... 320 Views / 1 Replies  
Update: /etc/resolve.conf seems to be updated with a proper value...

For others searching, my .tcshrc (or .cshrc, if you're a csh user), now says:


case "Darwin":
set myHost = `hostname |...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 13, 2008 at 02:58 PM, in macOS
Moving from home to work: how is domainname updated? 320 Views / 1 Replies  
I have things in my .tcshrc that are run depending upon location context. At home I have some resources, at work I have others. I was using `hostname | cut -f 2- -d.` (because Darwin's domainname...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 13, 2008 at 02:57 PM, in macOS
Found my own answer, mostly. This web page,... 540 Views / 1 Replies  
Found my own answer, mostly. This web page, Rescuing Mail.app Orphaned Emails (http://www.geekspiff.com/content/view/59/61/), explains the problem, or a related problem, in depth.

What I wound up...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 2, 2008 at 07:37 PM, in Applications
Mail.app shows multiple instances per message, all but one have blank bodies 540 Views / 1 Replies  
Mail.app (v. 3.3, Mac OS X 10.5.3) now shows many blank message bodies (but the sender and subject lines are as expected). View > Message > Long Source shows nothing. The alternate views are greyed...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 2, 2008 at 04:27 PM, in Applications
Okay, okay, it seems that the headphone's audio... 1,745 Views / 3 Replies  
Okay, okay, it seems that the headphone's audio out plug needs to go into a USB dongle.

That isn't intuitively obvious. Grrrrrr.
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on May 9, 2008 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Koss SB/49 headphone's mic not seen by MacBook Pro 17" 2.4 GHz 10.5.2 1,745 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm setting up a new work computer today, and the CEO strolled by and tossed me a pair of Koss SB/49 headphones with built-in boom microphone. So I plug one into audio out, the other into, well, you...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on May 9, 2008 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yahoo! Messenger 3.0b3 & Adium - export buddy lists 1,045 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm trying to retire some old IM accounts. I was able to export my AIM buddy lists from an old account into a new one with the official AOL IM client, but have yet to find that functionality in the...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Mar 28, 2008 at 05:09 PM, in Applications
Oh, you mean the Mac OS X VPN client. Yeah, maybe... 1,012 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh, you mean the Mac OS X VPN client. Yeah, maybe that's what I'm thinking of. I can't imagine that there's no way of telling the Cisco client the same thing.

Someone here will know :-/
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Mar 19, 2008 at 05:20 PM, in Networking
Tiger / Cisco VPN 4.9.01.* routes everything thru VPN? 1,012 Views / 4 Replies  
An acquaintance uses Cisco VPN 4.9.01.0080 (under Tiger, on a G4 PB) to connect to his office. If he's got Adium or an RSS feed already established all continues well (with those connections) after...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Mar 19, 2008 at 02:31 PM, in Networking
True, you were misled. Stores get a... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
True, you were misled.

Stores get a mainstream selection of configurations, but not all combinations and permutations. For example, the San Francisco Stonestown store has glossy, but not the...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Feb 26, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm happily using my 15-inch PowerBook G4 1.5 GHz... 5,867 Views / 76 Replies  
I'm happily using my 15-inch PowerBook G4 1.5 GHz with 2 GB RAM and an upgraded hard drive.

I will probably jump on the Penryn MacBook Pros (tomorrow?). Each time I'm ready to jump to Intel either...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Feb 11, 2008 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Umm? You register the iPhone when you activate it... 693 Views / 12 Replies  
Umm? You register the iPhone when you activate it through iTunes. Okay?
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 27, 2007 at 06:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I put 'em into a tiny "snack" size zip-lok baggie... 1,249 Views / 23 Replies  
I put 'em into a tiny "snack" size zip-lok baggie in my pocket or fanny pack. It's so small that I often don't even notice 'em.
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 26, 2007 at 07:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd heard Apple was swapping a small number of... 1,346 Views / 26 Replies  
I'd heard Apple was swapping a small number of iPhones with this issue. Call the Apple support number indeed! Good luck.
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 20, 2007 at 06:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, T-Mobile in the USA is a daughter company of... 1,228 Views / 20 Replies  
Yes, T-Mobile in the USA is a daughter company of Deutsche Telekom.

Yes, they're way better here in the USA.

Yes, I switched away from them despite years of happy service because I needed the...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 4, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: http://sattlers.org/mickey/site/archive/2007/06/im... 1,172 Views / 22 Replies  
http://sattlers.org/mickey/site/archive/2007/06/images/2007-06-29-022-cu-th.jpg

Got it on iDay. (I'm at right; the guy on left was going to wait for 1.1 or 2 but was seduced by the Steve side...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 4, 2007 at 01:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Most interesting. Were you an existing AT&T... 986 Views / 8 Replies  
Most interesting. Were you an existing AT&T customer? I wasn't, and I saw a screen which told me to click a button to record a greeting. I didn't find any Settings to reset the greeting on the...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 3, 2007 at 05:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Before getting to your question, let me echo... 583 Views / 5 Replies  
Before getting to your question, let me echo previous posters' comments 'bout the mean-spirited vibe that accompanied the activation. AT&T had been given the opportunity of a corporate lifetime by...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 3, 2007 at 05:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I spent much of today roaming about San... 751 Views / 4 Replies  
I spent much of today roaming about San Francisco. I rarely found less than 5 bars. (I didn't go into the winding streets around Twin Peaks, where T-Mobile's dead zones are, but I will this coming...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 2, 2007 at 01:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, thank you very much. I sure will be using... 7,357 Views / 19 Replies  
Yes, thank you very much. I sure will be using this over the years.

Hey, what ever happened to the clown fish wallpaper Steve was showing? I got it for my PowerBook, but I kinda miss it on the...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jul 1, 2007 at 12:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the reply. I figured it was something... 542 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I figured it was something like that (as it's been many years since I've done any Applescripting), but alas, either I didn't grok your hint or we're both off the beam. Saving...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 29, 2007 at 01:57 AM, in Developer Center
Applescript: different scope rules for drag-and-droplets? 542 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to write a script which renames *folders* from "xxx_MMDD" to "YYYY-MM-DD" (to ease digital photo management). I'm told that a drag-and-drop applet is the thing which I need to add as a...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jun 28, 2007 at 07:38 AM, in Developer Center
Thanks. I figured that last thing out late last... 853 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks. I figured that last thing out late last night. A user interface that has those sorts of modes is infuriating.

I'm pretty impressed with EyeTV in general. There are a lot of rough edges,...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 31, 2007 at 11:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the reply. I'll do just that. ... 853 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I'll do just that.



Wow, what a hard-to-uncover user interface! It's irritating that I can't drag channels from the Program Guide, only from the Channel list. How do you...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 30, 2007 at 07:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Elgato eyeTV 2.3.3 bugs & requested features 853 Views / 7 Replies  
At Macworld Expo SF I picked up the Elgato eyeTV hybrid. It works wonderfully with my Al G4 PowerBook. There are some irritating bugs and ommissions, however, which surprise me in such a mature...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 30, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wonderful to see all the ideas. Two things... 4,233 Views / 132 Replies  
Wonderful to see all the ideas. Two things irritate me, though. First, none of the suggestions offered come close to the wow factor of Apple's "The First 30 Years Were Just The Beginning" teaser...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 8, 2007 at 09:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
One central point not explicitly covered by that... 1,125 Views / 3 Replies  
One central point not explicitly covered by that excellent answer is that the iPods contain a DSP (digital signal processing) chip which records at a lower rate than is demanded by iListen (etc.)....
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Jan 7, 2007 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Amusingly (or not) I can't get Disk Utility to... 758 Views / 6 Replies  
Amusingly (or not) I can't get Disk Utility to actually complete the partitioning (from my G4 Al PB). I select GUID (in anticipation of the C2D MBP arriving shortly) and I get 5 per cent completed...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Oct 25, 2006 at 12:34 PM, in macOS
Poll: I'm curious, and in the market (although I'm... 923 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm curious, and in the market (although I'm pretty sure I'm waiting for the Mermon chips this autumn).

Glare is pretty damn important (to me), and a glossy screen can either be bitchingly cool or...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on May 16, 2006 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One word: REFURBISHED Visit the Apple Store... 2,333 Views / 23 Replies  
One word: REFURBISHED

Visit the Apple Store http://store.apple.com/ and search for "refurbished". The prices for iBooks are stunning, even the PowerBooks are worthwhile. If you decide that you...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on May 16, 2006 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You won't magically lose your IP address just... 2,864 Views / 9 Replies  
You won't magically lose your IP address just because the connection is down, only when your DNS lease expires. In fact, that's how TCP/IP is designed: the connection can be cut and all will be...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Apr 17, 2006 at 07:06 AM, in Networking
©öñFü$íóÑ, Thanks so much for the quick... 2,864 Views / 9 Replies  
©öñFü$íóÑ,

Thanks so much for the quick reply. Yeah, if you don't use the DSL filters, or have worn cables, or try running hundreds of feet of cable, you might have a problem. Generally, though,...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Apr 15, 2006 at 04:40 PM, in Networking
This is the funniest / strangest thing I've... 2,864 Views / 9 Replies  
This is the funniest / strangest thing I've heard. I recently switched to Comcast cable and subsequently see a complete Ethernet connection drop every few days. The only way to recover is to reboot...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Apr 14, 2006 at 08:47 PM, in Networking
Apple 1997 = Microsoft 2006 (Origami is re-invented Newton 1,970 Views / 73 Replies  
<underwhelmed>

Checking today's thrilling news I discover that Microsoft is proudly touting it's brand new "Origami" portable take-along computer. Touch screen. Stylus.

Only Microsft / Samsung...
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Mar 9, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You know, it says a lot about how far MacNN has... 8,994 Views / 197 Replies  
You know, it says a lot about how far MacNN has come from its origins when we're talking about "the dissapeared". As they say on fark, my head asplode.
Posted by Since EBCDIC, on Feb 16, 2006 at 03:48 PM, in Feedback
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