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Forum: Apple Desktops 03-07-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By richsadams
FWIW, those are links to the same videos already...

FWIW, those are links to the same videos already linked above (http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/1012658-post2.html).

Happy upgrading!
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-06-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By richsadams
I didn't mean to make it sound like there was...

I didn't mean to make it sound like there was nothing to it...it is a tedious job that needs some fineness. So those are very good points. I just hate prying anything apart...worried about damaging...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-06-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By richsadams
Congrats on your new "baby". You'll really enjoy...

Congrats on your new "baby". You'll really enjoy it. As far as upgrades, been there, done that (twice) and it's not difficult at all. The most painstaking part is prying the cover off. After that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-04-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By richsadams
It is nice indeed. The great thing about Boxee...

It is nice indeed. The great thing about Boxee is that it feeds Hulu directly from within it's own offerings...sometimes I forget which app I'm using! It's kind of like having the best of both...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-04-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By richsadams
Oh, and FWIW I've used Front Row and Plex, but...

Oh, and FWIW I've used Front Row and Plex, but I'm finding the new Boxee (http://www.boxee.tv/) to be outstanding and better than either one IMHO. Not sure how/if it works for our UK cousins though.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-04-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By richsadams
ha! Lmao!!

ha! Lmao!!
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-04-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By richsadams
Howto: Building a Mac Mini Home Media Center -...

Howto: Building a Mac Mini Home Media Center - karlo.org (http://karlo.org/2009/09/mac-mini-home-media-center.html)
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-28-2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By richsadams
The Mac Mini makes a terrific media machine. I...

The Mac Mini makes a terrific media machine. I posted a response to a similar question on this thread (http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/apple-desktops/191131-mac-mini-vs-apple-tv.html#post1001256)....
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-24-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By richsadams
Congrats! I think you'll really enjoy it. Here...

Congrats! I think you'll really enjoy it. Here are a few articles that might help w/setup:

My multimedia Mac mini | Desktop - Page 1 | Macworld...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-23-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,478
Posted By richsadams
Yes, you can do most of what you're considering. ...

Yes, you can do most of what you're considering. Here is an outline of what to consider:

How To Set Up A Mac mini Server? : Mac mini Server | Tips and Information On Running A Mac mini Server...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-16-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By richsadams
I was in the same boat a while back...Mac Mini or...

I was in the same boat a while back...Mac Mini or Apple TV. I went with the Mini and haven't looked back for even a moment. It does everything I want and more...TV, movies, music, web surfing, etc....
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-02-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By richsadams
I agree with the others...RAM will almost always...

I agree with the others...RAM will almost always get you better performance. Both of our Mini's have 4GB of RAM and do quite well under heavy lifting.

BTW, if you eventually want to go with a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-30-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By richsadams
Gmail...

Gmail...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-30-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By richsadams
Under the "Incoming Mail Server" enter: ...

Under the "Incoming Mail Server" enter:

"pop3.live.com" (w/o quotes)

Under the "Outgoing Mail Server" enter:

"smtp.live.com" (w/o quotes)

Or you can use a different outgoing mail server...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-29-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By richsadams
I have this Ministack...

I have this Ministack (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20Technology/FWU2ESMSV3/) under my Mac Mini. It can be connected via USB or Firewire 400/800 (FW800 being much faster than USB). It's a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-29-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,010
Posted By richsadams
Sooo...be sure to hang onto that buggy...

Sooo...be sure to hang onto that buggy whip...they still might make a better horseless carriage. ;)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-24-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,022
Posted By richsadams
You are correct, you cannot run Windows 7 via...

You are correct, you cannot run Windows 7 via Bootcamp from an external hard drive.

However you can indeed install Windows 7 on an external drive as a virtual machine. Here is how:

1. Format...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-19-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By richsadams
We have two Mac Minis in our household. One is a...

We have two Mac Minis in our household. One is a "media server" we use to play our iTunes and iPhoto library, play DVD's, etc. in our home theater setup. My wife has the second one which she uses...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-18-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By richsadams
The "Exces" encryption software works almost...

The "Exces" encryption software works almost exactly as you've described:

Exces (http://www.excesapp.com/)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By richsadams
I don't know that they would give you the serial...

I don't know that they would give you the serial number before making a purchase (I don't think I would), but I told them I wanted to buy an AppleCare plan for it (which I never did BTW) and needed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-17-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By richsadams
Welcome to the Forum! VegasGeorge is correct,...

Welcome to the Forum! VegasGeorge is correct, it's not Mail's fault...in fact it's working perfectly. All mail servers will store received and sent e-mails until they are deleted. What you need to...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 01-17-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By richsadams
I guess the question you have to ask yourself is...

I guess the question you have to ask yourself is what do you want? I use MobileMe and really appreciate its ability to sync my Mail, Address Book, Calendar, etc. I save my documents file to it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By richsadams
I bought our MacBook from a private seller on...

I bought our MacBook from a private seller on eBay about a year ago. The seller had 100% positive feedback on about 75 transactions. I scanned through the feedback responses and they were about...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-17-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,820
Posted By richsadams
To answer the OP's question, as others have said,...

To answer the OP's question, as others have said, no that isn't right, it s/b flush. But I'm not sure he needs to take it back. He probably just needs to open/remove the cover and reseat it.

I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-11-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By richsadams
Mine must feel abused...I don't even tuck it...

Mine must feel abused...I don't even tuck it in...just leave it sitting on my desk at night. :Blushing:
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