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Burned by Headgap Systems 574 Views / 5 Replies  
I know that ordering on line is risky but sometimes that is about the only way to go. My daughter and granddaughter recently moved back in with us and in the process lost the power cord to the...
Posted by drg, on Jun 24, 2008 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Problems with Epson R1800 5,026 Views / 13 Replies  
I bought a refurbished Epson R1800 off eBay. It has had problems from the start. I contacted Epson and they said the printer needed to be replaced but the eBay seller will not replace it and Epson...
Posted by drg, on Jun 2, 2008 at 10:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Smart Car 791 Views / 11 Replies  
I just returned to the US from the UK. In Oxford I saw a shinny black Smart Car with the white Apple decal posted just above the Smart emblem on the back. Cool, damn cool.
Posted by drg, on Mar 18, 2008 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Epson print heads plug up all too easily and they... 5,287 Views / 22 Replies  
Epson print heads plug up all too easily and they cannot be fixed. And, the suck the most expensive ink around. I have just thrown one away after spending $85.00 on new ink cartridges that did not...
Posted by drg, on Dec 17, 2007 at 11:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Westinghouse3 37" 22,132 Views / 91 Replies  
I'm working with a 37" Westinghouse HDTV monitor and love it. I would not take any advice from someone who said 24" was too big.
Posted by drg, on Oct 7, 2006 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree 844 Views / 8 Replies  
I have an HP attached to my mini and a Canon attached to my wife's iMac. All my printing from my mini ends up going to the Canon because it works. The HP has been nothing but one problem after...
Posted by drg, on Aug 30, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'd vote against Parallels 34,700 Views / 43 Replies  
I paid the early price for Parallels. Still haven't been able to get it to boot any of three different versions of Windows. Requests for help have not been answered. I figure I just wasted my...
Posted by drg, on Jun 24, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Another unhappy Belkin wi-fi customer 590 Views / 2 Replies  
The first section works great as of now. The trouble began with configuring the wireless access point. On talking to Belkin Tech Support, they claimed I couldn't do this without a Wi-Fi enable laptop...
Posted by drg, on Oct 22, 2005 at 07:21 PM, in Networking
A diskwarror failure 1,850 Views / 10 Replies  
Based on the rave reviews of diskwarror on these forums, I ordered it to solve a problem with the hard drive not being recognized on my iMac. After waiting for the disk, it did not work, after...
Posted by drg, on Oct 16, 2005 at 07:56 PM, in Applications
FireFox upgrade deletes user profile(s) 394 Views / 0 Replies  
Yesterday I tried to download an extension for FireFox and the page required me to upgrade to download the extension. I did so, but it seems that upgrading destroyed my wife's FireFox profile. The...
Posted by drg, on May 15, 2005 at 11:32 PM, in Applications
Just saw some pictures of John Kerry on CNN, one... 11,264 Views / 149 Replies  
Just saw some pictures of John Kerry on CNN, one had him using a 17 inch powerbook in his personal library. The photographer said it was the first thing he did after getting dressed in the morning....
Posted by drg, on Jul 12, 2004 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
DW6000 follow-up 1,730 Views / 43 Replies  
I tried to measure the speed of an upload with the DW6000. Since I don't have any place handy to upload to I decided to send a large attachment to myself by email. I attached a 1.9 meg file and it...
Posted by drg, on Dec 16, 2003 at 12:09 AM, in Networking
DW6000 1,730 Views / 43 Replies  
I had a DW6000 satellite system installed out in rural Alabama this morning. I LOVE it. Outside the the cost for installation, dish, and the DW6000,(about $600) I am saving $7.00 a month over what...
Posted by drg, on Dec 15, 2003 at 02:32 PM, in Networking
I bought one of the last Ti's the week before the... 32,544 Views / 111 Replies  
I bought one of the last Ti's the week before the Al's were announced. The second time I opened it, a hinge broke so I sent it in for repair. IT CAME BACK WITH SPOTS!
Posted by drg, on Dec 4, 2003 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How to edit and build a Widgit 6,123 Views / 112 Replies  
I've downloaded Konfabulator and ran some of the widgits. What I want to do next is to look at the code for some of them and play around with the simple examples in Konfabulator reference. I cannot...
Posted by drg, on Feb 12, 2003 at 12:16 AM, in GUI Customization
With your USB burner connected and on, run Apple... 4,554 Views / 26 Replies  
With your USB burner connected and on, run Apple System Profiler then select the "Devices and Volumes" tab. See if your system recognizes the device. If not, you may need the extension installed to...
Posted by drg, on Feb 22, 2001 at 09:23 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
With your USB burner connected and on, run Apple... 609 Views / 28 Replies  
With your USB burner connected and on, run Apple System Profiler then select the "Devices and Volumes" tab. See if your system recognizes the device. If not, you may need the extension installed to...
Posted by drg, on Feb 22, 2001 at 09:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I have an EZQUEST after working with the thing... 810 Views / 27 Replies  
I have an EZQUEST after working with the thing for more than ten hours I have got it to burn one CD, now it doesn't work again. Support is the biggest pain.

I'm about to order a Yamaha
Posted by drg, on Feb 20, 2001 at 10:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I got a stock Ti 400 today. I seem to have... 456 Views / 13 Replies  
I got a stock Ti 400 today. I seem to have misplaced the spare AirPort card I have, but was delighted to see that I could use the Farallon SkyLine with it. However, I also misplaced the SkyLine CD...
Posted by drg, on Feb 8, 2001 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
By far the best typing trainer for children was... 372 Views / 3 Replies  
By far the best typing trainer for children was Type Attack which ran on the old Commodore 64. I taught about a dozen kids with it and it was great. Since access to Dvorak keyboards only requires a...
Posted by drg, on Sep 14, 2000 at 02:58 PM, in Applications
JMP 4.0 is out 351 Views / 0 Replies  
I received JMP 4.0 yesterday. I really liked version 3.2.6 and ordered 4.0 as soon as it was released. I find it a big disappointment. Two things I liked about the earlier versions of JMP was that...
Posted by drg, on Jun 6, 2000 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
gnutella/furi 434 Views / 0 Replies  
I just downloaded Furi - a Java version of gnutella that seems to run on a Mac. This kind of file sharing seems to offer a lot more than just swaping music files. Heard about it on NPR and tracked...
Posted by drg, on May 22, 2000 at 10:12 PM, in Applications
Just to follow-up, I'm now told that the Linux... 338 Views / 1 Replies  
Just to follow-up, I'm now told that the Linux version of the TeamWave server will only run on a Linux that runs on x86 machines. I've even found that the Mac client software is buggy.
Jim Gundlach
Posted by drg, on Mar 25, 2000 at 07:11 PM, in Applications
TeamWave server on a Mac 338 Views / 1 Replies  
I recently purcchased a TeamWave server for the Mac only to find that the Mac version of the server does not serve graphics. In order to use TeamWave server I'm having to set up a MkLinux box to run...
Posted by drg, on Mar 21, 2000 at 11:59 PM, in Applications
Thanks Pam, I got one - I've been looking... 367 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Pam,
I got one - I've been looking hard at buying a good digital camera for months now. Until this came up the good ones cost
more than the budget could stand.
There are now only...
Posted by drg, on Mar 2, 2000 at 08:20 PM, in Marketplace
Where do you find the "Promotion Code"... 367 Views / 4 Replies  
Where do you find the "Promotion Code" box?
Posted by drg, on Mar 2, 2000 at 03:57 PM, in Marketplace
There is one on ebay ... 243 Views / 2 Replies  
There is one on ebay
http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=267145708
It may be a bit high.
Posted by drg, on Feb 25, 2000 at 08:18 PM, in Marketplace
I use two track pads, one track ball, three... 608 Views / 48 Replies  
I use two track pads, one track ball, three regular mice, and two round ones almost every day. I prefer the round mice.
Posted by drg, on Feb 24, 2000 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Make sure you don't have both RAM disk and... 908 Views / 68 Replies  
Make sure you don't have both RAM disk and Virtural memory on. Then try starting with the shift key down to see if it works without extensions. If it does, try turning half of them off and see if...
Posted by drg, on Feb 24, 2000 at 01:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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