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Thanks, everyone! Especially Waragainstsleep... 684 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks, everyone! Especially Waragainstsleep (which is what I'm waging right now).

I followed your instructions, but I just wasn't able to connect my iPad to my MacBook Pro and have it traverse...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 18, 2014 at 12:52 AM, in Networking
Creating MacBook Pro Wi-Fi Hotspot On Airplane To Share Files To iPads 684 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello,
I'm wondering if someone can tell me if the below is possible, and possibly how to accomplish it:

On a long-haul international flight with no Wi-Fi available on board, I would like to...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 17, 2014 at 01:58 AM, in Networking
Hey there, I think that I'm going to replace... 2,207 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey there,
I think that I'm going to replace the PRAM Battery and see if that does the trick. Since I do not happen to have a volt meter and spare PRAM Batteries are roughly $2.00... I'm going to...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
You know, about 4 years ago the capacitors in... 2,207 Views / 5 Replies  
You know, about 4 years ago the capacitors in this very machine went bad (leaking fluid as seen in this photo (http://homepage.mac.com/tscales/imaccaps.jpg)). So, I took my out-of-warranty iMac G5...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 7, 2012 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 17" Logic Board Just Died... Files Okay? 2,207 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey there!
This morning, I spent 2 hours transferring 300 home movies to an iMac G5 17" that we use as a media server for our 3 Apple TVs. That way we can sync all of the Apple TVs to the iMac G5...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 7, 2012 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey there, So here is the situation at this... 1,613 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey there,
So here is the situation at this point, after I ran "Erase All Content and Settings":


Original iPhone 2G running 3.1.3 (7E18) with no cell number tied to it
Jailbroken with...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Great, I'm going to jailbreak it like so: ... 1,613 Views / 8 Replies  
Great,
I'm going to jailbreak it like so:

Edge iPhones: What to do with my three extras? (http://forums.macnn.com/103/ipod-iphone-and-ipad/430202/edge-iphones-what-do-my-three/)

But then......
Posted by BoulderDash, on Mar 19, 2011 at 08:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How do I re-purpose my old iPhone 1 (1st generation) for Mexico? 1,613 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey there!
I've got an iPhone 4 that I use here at home in the USA. I also have an old iPhone 1 (1st generation) that's just sitting in a desk drawer. Being that I'm going to start to travel to...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Mar 19, 2011 at 06:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hey there, Thanks so much for the advice. I... 3,519 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey there,
Thanks so much for the advice. I really liked using Grsync and reading about SHA-1 checksums.

See you,
BD
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 21, 2011 at 10:36 AM, in macOS
Verification of copied files: does a successful copy mean a file's not corrupt? 3,519 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey there,
I recently had a 2TB external hard drive start to fail (very slow transfer speeds, unable to eject it from the Desktop, unable to copy some files to a host iMac, failing all disk tests,...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:21 PM, in macOS
Hey there, I just wanted to report back on my... 3,346 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey there,
I just wanted to report back on my experience with the above upgrade. I did end up purchasing the Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB and installing it into my aforementioned iMac....
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 15, 2011 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Upgrade iMac PowerPC G5 With WD Caviar Green 2TB: Possible? 3,346 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello,
My older, spare iMac has a drive that's starting to fail... and I was wondering if anyone could tell me the largest capacity hard drive with which I could buy and replace it myself. Here is...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi there, Thanks for all of the suggestions,... 894 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi there,
Thanks for all of the suggestions, folks. I think that I'll unlock/jailbreak all three... and then only keep one as a remote/techtoy/internationaltravelphone.

Can anyone tell me if...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Dec 30, 2010 at 03:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Edge iPhones: What to do with my three extras? 894 Views / 13 Replies  
Hey there,
I recently upgraded my family's three iPhone Edges to three iPhone 4s. So, now I've got three iPhone Edges sitting in a drawer. What are anyone's thoughts on what to do with them?


...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the ideas. See you, BD 828 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the ideas. See you,

BD
Posted by BoulderDash, on Aug 20, 2010 at 09:08 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hey, That's what I figured... I was hoping,... 828 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey,
That's what I figured... I was hoping, though, that someone may know of a pre-packaged effects library that had this included.

Thanks,
BD
Posted by BoulderDash, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:24 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Photo Slide Show Effect: Fireworks 828 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there,
I've got a pretty specific photo slide show effect request by a client. It sets up like this:


On the web page, there's a background of a night skyline
On top of said background,...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Aug 18, 2010 at 09:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hey there, So... there's no way that anyone has... 4,968 Views / 13 Replies  
Hey there,
So... there's no way that anyone has found (without jailbreaking) to make use of an iPhone 3GS' GPS while in Airplane Mode with WiFi enabled, correct?

I'm traveling to Cape Town and...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jun 15, 2010 at 01:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow... this sounds perfect. I've got many movies... 1,678 Views / 34 Replies  
Wow... this sounds perfect. I've got many movies in the M4V file format sitting on a 2TB Western Digital USB 2.0 Hard Drive (which my iMac's iTunes streams to my Apple TV). Whenever I travel I always...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Feb 11, 2010 at 12:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can state that with the above setup, I have... 3,083 Views / 9 Replies  
I can state that with the above setup, I have zero stuttering while watching movies on Apple TV 1. The USB 2.0 connection between the external hard drive and the iMac G5 is "fast" enough to stream...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Feb 1, 2010 at 04:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Heh, The lamp went out on the Mitsubishi LCD TV... 3,083 Views / 9 Replies  
Heh,
The lamp went out on the Mitsubishi LCD TV in one of the rooms (to which Apple TV 2 is connected)... so I'm waiting for the replacement to get here.

I'll test Apple TV 1 this evening and...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 29, 2010 at 05:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great, thanks guys... I'm formatting it right... 3,083 Views / 9 Replies  
Great, thanks guys... I'm formatting it right now.

Once I get things settled, I'll watch a movie and report back.

See ya,
BD
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 29, 2010 at 05:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thank you, I can tell you that I've had zero... 3,083 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you,
I can tell you that I've had zero "stuttering" or any other problems streaming directly from the First Generation PowerPC iMac G5, for the last few years. I'm confident there.

So the...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 29, 2010 at 02:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Streaming Movies to 2 ATVs from USB 2.0 HD on iMac G5: Will Stutter? 3,083 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi there,
I'm thinking about moving my First Generation PowerPC iMac G5's iTunes library to an external hard drive (due to space issues). I think that the Western Digital My Book Elite 2TB with USB...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey there, Well, as I was doing incremental... 3,510 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey there,
Well, as I was doing incremental updates (that I've also seen called "delta" updates) from my Leopard 10.5 install DVD to 10.5.8... downloading the separate installers of 10.5.1, 10.5.2,...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 27, 2010 at 11:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I'll report back on the topic of my post:... 3,510 Views / 5 Replies  
Well,
I'll report back on the topic of my post:

- Based on reader50's feedback, I did purchase the aforementioned Western Digital hard drive and installed it... it works great without jumpers...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 25, 2010 at 11:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Jumper needed when replacing iMac G5's internal hard drive? 3,510 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi there,
My family's PowerPC iMac G5 20" has been having problems for a few months (programs quitting unexpectedly: Software Update, Disk Utility, iTunes, etc.), so I think that it may be time to...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jan 25, 2010 at 03:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Tried a different store, with a different... 3,540 Views / 6 Replies  
Tried a different store, with a different Genius... and they swapped it out. Phew!
Posted by BoulderDash, on Dec 3, 2008 at 01:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone "Dead Strip"... and what to do now? 3,540 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey there,
My first generation, Edge iPhone has a "dead strip." Basically, the horizontal row where the "7" "8" and "9" appear on the "Enter Passcode" screen no longer recognizes any touching. Any...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hey there, Not much of an update... I'm heading... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
Hey there,
Not much of an update... I'm heading to buy a new drive and reinstalling everything. FWIW, I meant that I have a Sonnet Tempo Trio (which they don't even offer for Mac's anymore).
...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 8, 2008 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
There's the rub... since it was a "headless" Mac,... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
There's the rub... since it was a "headless" Mac, when I first dropped the card in, I could not see what state it was in upon booting up after I installed the card. All I could see was that I could...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 5, 2008 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Though it sure could have been another problem,... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
Though it sure could have been another problem, it happened at exactly the time that I first booted up with the card installed. Could be a coincidence... but the timing is pretty unlucky. Just...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 5, 2008 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I do appreciate all of the help, but... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
Well,
I do appreciate all of the help, but installing that card was the worst possible thing I did.

From the instant I first booted up, with the D-Link DFE-530TX+ 10/100 PCI NIC installed, by Mac...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 5, 2008 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds good... I'll try and get to it on Friday,... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
Sounds good... I'll try and get to it on Friday, since it's a "headless" mac that I normally use Chicken of the VNC to control. And, I'll need to borrow a monitor from someone to hook up to it...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 3, 2008 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
So... is it just a lost cause, or is there... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
So... is it just a lost cause, or is there something that I can do to try and get the G3 to see the card (and the internet connection)?

Thanks again!
BD
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 3, 2008 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, I just bought a D-Link DFE-530TX+ 10/100... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
Okay,
I just bought a D-Link DFE-530TX+ 10/100 PCI NIC at MicroCenter and popped it into the Power Mac G3 Blue & White, booted it up, and connected the ethernet cable to it... still can't see the...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 3, 2008 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for all of the information... I'm going to... 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks for all of the information... I'm going to try the D-Link today! One note: their website has the following as the "latest driver":

Download 3.46 -Added support for Mac OS 10.2.8. 1/10/2006...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 3, 2008 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Power Mac G3 B&W: Ethernet Card? 1,790 Views / 20 Replies  
Hi there,
The built-in ethernet on a Power Mac G3 B&W that I use as a file server is no longer working. This machine is running 10.3.9 since it has a Sonnet card on it that doesn't support 10.4 and...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Sep 2, 2008 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, Here's how I got my iPhone Remote to see... 3,072 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay,
Here's how I got my iPhone Remote to see content that wasn't stored on my Apple TV: it all came down to how I'd originally connected my Apple TV to the server running iTunes. First, from...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jul 24, 2008 at 04:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm curious about this statement that you made: ... 3,072 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm curious about this statement that you made:

"Like you, navigating to movies/tv shows, you still see what's on your computer. This is how it works on mine, and it sounds like how it works on...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jul 24, 2008 at 03:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Let me ask you this: are you navigating your... 3,072 Views / 11 Replies  
Let me ask you this: are you navigating your Apple TV, or your server's iTunes with iPhone Remote?

If I use iPhone Remote to choose my "Apple TV (Living Room)" Library... I get nothing (the above...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jul 24, 2008 at 02:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hi there, Nope, I'm not talking about streaming... 3,072 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi there,
Nope, I'm not talking about streaming media to the iPhone (though, that would be great). I'm simply talking about the fact that iPhone Remote DOES NOT see media on the Apple TV that is not...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jul 24, 2008 at 11:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Has anyone been able to control content that is... 3,072 Views / 11 Replies  
Has anyone been able to control content that is streamed (not stored) on their Apple TV, with the iPhone Remote?

Thanks,
BD
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jul 23, 2008 at 09:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone Remote with Apple TV: can't control content not on Apple TV? 3,072 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey there,
I have a few Apple TVs... so I keep all of my content (iTunes music and movies and iPhoto photos) on a B&W G3 that I use as a server, so that they can all have access to all of the media....
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jul 14, 2008 at 11:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You know, I re-thought what I was doing, two... 734 Views / 2 Replies  
You know,
I re-thought what I was doing, two weeks ago... and went with a suggestion similar to yours. Why hard code it, at all? Ever.

I started out with the link that you mentioned, and then...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jul 4, 2008 at 09:48 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Photo Upload Service 734 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey there,
Does anyone know where I might look, for the following to happen: I'd like to hard code a URL on my blog's home page of an image, say: "http://www.whatever.com/latest_image/001.jpg".
...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jun 13, 2008 at 11:22 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I concur... I also have had no problems with... 4,755 Views / 7 Replies  
I concur... I also have had no problems with streaming/playing files over 4GB on my Apple TV's after enabling HandBrake's "64 Bit MP4" support (and enabling MetaX's "Enable support for large files -...
Posted by BoulderDash, on Jun 7, 2008 at 09:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nah, they're old family movies that are about 3.5... 4,755 Views / 7 Replies  
Nah, they're old family movies that are about 3.5 hours long; that I'd like to convert at an "Average bitrate (kbps)" of 4000 with HandBrake. Like I do with my shorter movies, that are straddling...
Posted by BoulderDash, on May 29, 2008 at 11:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks... I now know that if there's a 4GB limit,... 4,755 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks... I now know that if there's a 4GB limit, the second number needs to be below 4,294,967,296 bytes (and I am at 4,190,114,302 bytes). So, that explains why my file works.

Now... is there a...
Posted by BoulderDash, on May 29, 2008 at 09:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple TV: Maximum file size for streaming? 4,755 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey there,
Is there a definitive answer as to what the maximum file size for streaming is, to the Apple TV?

I've read where there was a 4GB limit, that possibly isn't a limit anymore after Take...
Posted by BoulderDash, on May 29, 2008 at 07:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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