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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-26-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By Horness
Update: I purchased a "Neet" Miniport to DVI...

Update:

I purchased a "Neet" Miniport to DVI cable from Amazon (link...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-21-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By Horness
'08 Mac Pro -> Upgrading startup disk

The 320Gb startup disk in my '08 Mac Pro is filling up, even with a 1.5Tb data drive for all my media work etc.

What do you guys and gals recommend as an upgrade? Ideally I would like to get a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-21-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By Horness
Question '08 Mac Pro - Dual Screens with ATI 4870

I have an '08 Mac Pro with an ATI Radeon 4870 display card inside. The card has 1x DVI and 1x MiniPort connector. To run 2x 24" monitors (1x Samsung T240, 1x Dell G2410H) would I just need a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-27-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,641
Posted By Horness
StarTech have asked me to try it in a PC just to...

StarTech have asked me to try it in a PC just to see if it is the card that is to fault.

The wiring at the back of my Mac Pro is all in trunking - so is pretty tidy, hence using an internal card. ...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-27-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,769
Posted By Horness
How to stir up interest in your latest product...

How to stir up interest in your latest product without a flashy sales pitch and expensive venue :

1 - "Arrange" for a prototype to go out of the testing labs and in to the "wild", then end up in...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-27-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Horness
Sounds similar to something that happens on my...

Sounds similar to something that happens on my 2008 Mac Pro since going to Snow Leopard. (I'm not blaming Snow as I think it was just bad timing).

About 50% of the time when resuming from standby...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-26-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,641
Posted By Horness
Question StarTech USB PCI Card + Mac Pro

I have a 2008 model Mac Pro running 10.6.3 which I need more USB ports for.

I opted for the StarTech 5 port PCI USB card (PEX400USB2) -> this one...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-25-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By Horness
Unhappy No Display - Graphics Card???

My Mac Pro (18 months old) went in to standby today, never to return. The display went dark, the monitor in to standby mode, and everything seemed normal.

Pressing the caps lock key started the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-25-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 57,786
Posted By Horness
Meet "Domino" the Leopard Gecko ...

Meet "Domino" the Leopard Gecko
http://www.horness.com/geckos/domino/domino072008.jpg

He and his 3 friends live here...
http://www.horness.com/geckos/vivlino.jpg
2 girls in the top "penthouse"...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-25-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Horness
Get Stuffit 10.0.2 from here...

Get Stuffit 10.0.2 from here (http://www.horness.com/mac/apps/stuffit_expander_12.0.2_en.dmg) without the need to sign up. (16Mb download)

;)

Horness
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By Horness
If you feel like burning money, or donning an eye...

If you feel like burning money, or donning an eye patch and setting sail, go for Office 2008. Word, Excel, Powerpoint are all there and work as they should, as is "Outlook" but under a different...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-24-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 22,484
Posted By Horness
Like fishepa said - go to that site and it will...

Like fishepa said - go to that site and it will tell you what IP address the rest of the world see's your connection as.

Networks have 2 sides, the LAN (Local Area Network) and the WAN (Wide Area...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Horness
1) Could this be your Energy Saver settings...

1) Could this be your Energy Saver settings kicking in before your screensaver does? Check the time-outs in System Preferences, Energy Saver (under Hardware).

2) Open Finder, browse to your...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-21-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 22,484
Posted By Horness
Are you trying to connect to your PC using...

Are you trying to connect to your PC using Microsoft RDC for Mac? The default port RDC uses is 3389, which can be changed in the registry on a Windows based machine, but I think it's hard coded on...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-19-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By Horness
I've opted for Squirrel...

I've opted for Squirrel (http://www.squirrelapp.com/) in the end.

It may not be as "feature rich" right now as the other banking apps out there, but many of the nice features are on the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-17-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By Horness
Thanks for that. I've downloaded the statement...

Thanks for that. I've downloaded the statement from my bank and credit card account in QIF format, and am in the process of going through the many different apps (iBank, Quicken, Moneydance,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,026
Posted By Horness
Why do YOU want a MacBook Pro? At the end of...

Why do YOU want a MacBook Pro?

At the end of the day the tool that is a computer is only as good as it's operator. In the wrong hands you have disaster. In the right hands you have a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-15-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By Horness
Best Personal Finance app?

What are the best options for personal finance management on the Mac? It needs to be fairly easy to use as my wife and I will both be using it, and needs to support bank accounts, credit cards,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By Horness
15 Reasons to Switch to Vista...

15 Reasons to Switch to Vista (http://www.pcworld.com/article/128656/windows_vista_15_reasons_to_switch.html)

You mean this does not convince you to put your Mac on eBay and run down to your local...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-14-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,880
Posted By Horness
Too many... Main Computer = Dual 3.2 Xeon...

Too many...

Main Computer = Dual 3.2 Xeon Mac Pro with 512Mb ATI and 16Gb of RAM OSX 10.5.4
My Laptop = MacBook 2.2Ghz with 4Gb of RAM OSX 10.5.4

Kid's Laptop 1 = Lenovo 2.2 Dual Core, 265Mb...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-14-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Horness
All the iPod format means is that the drive...

All the iPod format means is that the drive inside was formatted using Microsoft Windows. If you ever do a reset on your iPod and re-format it on your mac, the format will change to "Macintosh". ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-14-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,422
Posted By Horness
http://www.geardiary.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/0...

http://www.geardiary.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/homer_doh.png

Glad you got it sorted, and it was something straight forward.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-14-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Horness
I'm not 100% sure, but it sounds like a corrupt...

I'm not 100% sure, but it sounds like a corrupt or incorrect entry in the XML file "iTunes Music Library.xml" in the iTunes folder from Windows (My Documents\My Music\iTunes\).

It may be a big...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-14-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,277
Posted By Horness
Remote is great when my other half is using my...

Remote is great when my other half is using my Mac and listening to her "music" and I decide she needs to listen to something else. :Mischievous: ...She has no idea...

Local Picks and Box Office...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-14-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By Horness
iStat Dictionary (although I use spotlight for...

iStat
Dictionary (although I use spotlight for this most of the time)
Unit Converter
Calculator (although I use spotlight for this most of the time)
Weather
Calendar
Sticky notes
OSX Tutorials...
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