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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-01-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 802
Posted By RickR
Question on how to share a network drive

I have a Mac Pro with OS Leopard 10.5.1 and have the main system drive and then a 2nd drive I installed that I wish to use as a networked server drive throughout my home network which also contains a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By RickR
Can I add an ATI card to a Nvideo card Mac Pro

I have the Jan 8th Mac Pro and purchased it with the NVidea Geforce 8800 GT and want to add a 2nd graphics card. Will I have to add the same graphics card or can I add an ATI Radeon HD 2600? Will...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 07-16-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 833
Posted By RickR
Best Bluetooth Headset for Glasses

I've been doing my research on bluetooth headsets and realize I left one thing out. I wear glasses so need one that works well with that. The current headsets I am looking at are:

Jabra BT250V,...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 07-15-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By RickR
Plantronics Voyager 510 or should I get Jabra or Sony HBH-GV435

I have been researching a Bluetooth Headset for my iPhone. I ruled out the Jawbone since I find it hard to wear and don't think Apple's will be the one for me. It doesn't seem like the tape that...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 07-14-2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By RickR
Can you use Parallels on a 2nd monitor?

I use Parallels on my system to run Windows. Someone was telling me that you can set it up so that Parallels runs on a 2nd monitor keeping your main laptop monitor OS X. Is is true I can hook a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-14-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By RickR
Does OS X support two monitors?

My fiancee has a MacBook Pro and I know it has a video out to hook up an external monitor but if you hook up an external monitor can you view both that and the laptop's LCD at the same time.
What I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-10-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By RickR
Is .mac email very reliable, fast, etc?

I am currently using Comcast for high speed internet. I'm happy with it except for the fact that Comcast only supports pop, not imap. Now that I have a iphone I sync email with it. After doing...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-09-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,248
Posted By RickR
Does the iPhone have a 300 recharge cycle battery?

Someone showed me a review today that shows the iPhone just can be charged 300 times. Is that true? I'm hoping to have iPhone 2.0 within a year but this just doesn't sound nice. I know the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-08-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By RickR
iPhoto won't open-Crashes

I just bought a new MBP this week and am transferred the Pictures directory from my old MBP to the new one, simply copying over. I figured that's all my data (photos). Well then I tried to open...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-08-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By RickR
Problem with Adobe CS3-App has been moved, some settings need to be repaired

I recently installed Adobe CS3 on my system. It spread all the various apps all over my Applications folder. I made a new folder, Adobe CS3, and moved all of the apps into that. Ever since I did...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-06-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By RickR
Looking for headphone adapter for iPhone

I just bought a new set of headphones (Sony MDR-EX51LP) a couple months ago. I got a pair for both me and my fiancee. We use them on our current iPod's but I was looking forward to using them on the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-06-2007, 02:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By RickR
Hooked up Printer to the Mac through Airport-Printing very small

I just hooked up a new MacBook Pro today and hooked it up to a network through a Airport Extreme Base Station. I hooked up a Canon Pixma MP510 printer to the base station.

Everything seemed to go...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-04-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,784
Posted By RickR
How do I handle email with iPhone syncing?

I bought a iPhone last Friday and am very happy with it. The only problem I've run into is with syncing it with my Mac. I use Apple's Mail program under OS X.

I've downloaded the .pdf manual off...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By RickR
Looking for a good diagnostic program-Hard Drive, etc

I'm going to be upgrading the hard drive in my MacBook Pro and want to find a good diagnostic program that will test the speeds of it so that I can do it before and then after. It would be nice if...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-03-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By RickR
Does the iTrip or other iPod Car Adapters work with iPhone?

I have a Griffin iTrip that I've used for quite awhile with my standard video iPod. I now have a iPhone and tried using it. The good news is it charges it so I don't have to purchase a car charger...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-02-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By RickR
Best way to copy music to iPhone

I've used my 30GB iPod for quite awhile and don't have memory issues. My entire iTunes collection is around 18GB so I simply sync it. With the iPhone I just want to put my favorite music and no...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-02-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By RickR
Where can I buy screws for MBP?

I just upgraded the hard drive on my MBP. Unfortunately I misplaced a couple screws. One is the small screw that goes on the back of the computer near the hatch and the other is one of the torx...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 07-02-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,881
Posted By RickR
Does Parallels 3.0 work well with Boot Camp partition?

I used the previous version of Parallels originally with a virtual drive and once they started supporting Boot Camp partitions I switched to that. My system ran so slow though, especially when...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-02-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By RickR
Does the iPhone do tethering?

With my previous PocketPC phone (8125) I often tethered with my laptop so that I could use it as a modem and use my laptop for the actual internet use. With the iPhone being so much better with the...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-02-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By RickR
Is the iPhone N Networking?

I have the iPhone set up for wi-fi in my house but chose the standard g networking router I have. I want to put it on my Airport Base Station Extreme which is n networking but only if it's 'n'...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 06-30-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By RickR
Do I need to charge battery first before use?

I just got back from a Apple Store with a 4GB iPhone. I haven't opened it yet but I've always heard for maximum battery life always fully charge a item first, sometimes overnight or for 12 hours. ...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-25-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By RickR
Problem with mirroring Mac's Hard Drive for Hard Drive Upgrade

I am going to be upgrading the hard drive in my MacBook Pro. To do this I purchased a 2nd SATA 2.5" Hard Drive and a Apricorn USB enclosure. I'm following the advice on iFixit and also a article on...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-22-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,626
Posted By RickR
Unable to see External Drive on Desktop and Finder

I posted an earlier msg related to this problem. I have a External Hard Drive that's USB/Firewire400/Firewire 800. Earlier I hooked it up to the computer and was able to view it on the desktop or...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-17-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By RickR
Question about filtering junk mail in Mail

My son has his own MacBook and email address. I am selective with him using it but the problem is he's getting more and more trouble with junk email. I have tried blocking certain repeat emailers...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-17-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By RickR
MacBook won't find Firewire Drive

I bought a Western Digital MyBook 500 GB Hard Drive recently. I have it connected to my Airport Extreme Base Station and it works very well. The problem I have is when hooking it up directly to my...
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