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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-22-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Refreshing all Safari Windows

I always have about 20 or 30 windows open at once

I remember it's easy to open a multi-selection item in the bookmarks at the top, such as News, where a tab for each page loads. I don't like...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-11-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,507
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I wanted to remove old time machine backups,...

I wanted to remove old time machine backups, which are a waste of space. Re backing up a few bytes seems to be the tidiest way to do it, but my oldest backup can't be 'put back' - I like that...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-23-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,192
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Desperate without broadB this week, i can't get...

Desperate without broadB this week, i can't get any content sent from my Mac Pro, and it's a bit too unweildly to take to my mate's. Ipad is handy. What's the attachment problem? Saved my CVs to pad...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-13-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,803
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Is this nano Set up with itunes for Windows?

Is this nano Set up with itunes for Windows?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-29-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Sound Input

I regularly use Skype, especially for incoming calls via an online number.

I use the slider in the Input section of Sound in System Preferences to set my level to maximum, using an iSight on...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-28-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By twitchymike@mac
G4 Headless

I've been making use of my MDD G4 as a file server and for streaming media. I use screen sharing to do any occasional admin - generally all it has are a kettle lead and ethernet. There is no monitor...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-28-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By twitchymike@mac
You have Tiger. First, reboot and stick the...

You have Tiger.

First, reboot and stick the disk in there, and hold down the 'C' key before the chime as you start up. I'd be surprised if ANY Mac OS X installation DVD doesn't work. I've had an...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 06-27-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,623
Posted By twitchymike@mac
My pad is getting slower. I detect a beachballing...

My pad is getting slower. I detect a beachballing experience. I know you can reboot it, but that's not gonna make anything better.
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-27-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,780
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Why do you want Ubuntu? It'd be like driving your...

Why do you want Ubuntu? It'd be like driving your car using your push bike attached by a piece of string.

You have BSD-based UNIX. Do you have wifi on the mini, to share another CD/DVD drive? What...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-26-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I'd start by checking your boot disk. If you can...

I'd start by checking your boot disk. If you can use any browser at all, google SMART Utility and download it. Just open the app, and if you see any red things in there, there's your trouble.

If...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 06-25-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,751
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I think you're nuts. What are you going to...

I think you're nuts.

What are you going to do with an original pad? Who's gonna buy that?

A pad for each hand won't be very productive...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 06-25-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Annoyance

Every time I connect the iPad to charge it, it wakes the Mac from sleep, and would charge just fine while the Mac sleeps.

Worst of all, iPhoto always opens whenever the iPad is plugged it. I can't...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-24-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,180
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Looks boring

Looks boring
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-24-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 34,470
Posted By twitchymike@mac
How do you post images on this site?

How do you post images on this site?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-24-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By twitchymike@mac
You've got almost 8Gb to play with. Almost 6Gb...

You've got almost 8Gb to play with. Almost 6Gb free.

What's wrong?
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 06-24-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I'm an ORACLE and SQL Server Developer & DBA. I...

I'm an ORACLE and SQL Server Developer & DBA. I love databases. Do you mean proper RDBMS, and/or Datawarehouses?

I wish Apple made a database system for the Mac platform. The best I could find was...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-24-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,078
Posted By twitchymike@mac
If you know exactly what you want to back up, the...

If you know exactly what you want to back up, the size of it, and it won't change, just drag all the files and folders onto a different disk - internal or external - into a folder, and give it a...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,414
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Touch interface is OK and takes me away from my...

Touch interface is OK and takes me away from my desktop monitor, to the sofa. Books are best. Found thousands of epub books for nothing, many already read, and some not to my taste, but the rest are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-23-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,456
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Dunno 'bout MacBooks, but my Mac Pro has internal...

Dunno 'bout MacBooks, but my Mac Pro has internal speakers or line out, which is your 'phones jack.

Change this options directly in System Preferences ->> Sound. Not the menubar control. That's...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 06-21-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,416
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I like it for epub books. Found quite a few - a...

I like it for epub books. Found quite a few - a format you can't read on a Mac. Only a few thousand left to read.

Good to get away from desk
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-21-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,439
Posted By twitchymike@mac
Now I can't Read a CD

When did you last try that?

Apple's new policy?

Hardware says it can't... although it did, a month or so ago

iTunes doesn't see it in the tray

The drive spins up makes the clunky noises,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,589
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I don't want to use anything other than Safari,...

I don't want to use anything other than Safari, because it is native, and 64-bit.

I like applications, and am sick of the world revolving around html, as it's little cute adverts and beeps and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-20-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 38,589
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I bet nobody thought of Dictionary as a browser....

I bet nobody thought of Dictionary as a browser. It comes second to Safari. Anything wiki is perfect for that - anything scientific, historic, celebrities... definitions... no ads in there - just...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-20-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,120
Posted By twitchymike@mac
I get duplicates. My job is to deal with that, on...

I get duplicates. My job is to deal with that, on a scale of huge corporate datawarehouses, using SQL Server, and to carefully create a complex query to pinpoint the root cause.

Having to remove...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By twitchymike@mac
You been using a Mac for a while? I know my...

You been using a Mac for a while?

I know my flowerkey. I can't believe that's not possible with a right-click, or just a drag.

OK. Took me 5 seconds.

Ta!!
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