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Forum: Apple Desktops 05-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By pinto79
Question Graphic artifacts on my monitors!

Hey all.

I have a 2012 Mac mini i5, 2.5 ghz., OWC 240GB SSD and 16GB of Mushkin ram. Running Yosemite with all updates done. I run two Sharp Aquos 32" 1080P HDTVs as monitors.

Recently, it has...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By pinto79
Both of the SSDs that I have are OWC ones... So...

Both of the SSDs that I have are OWC ones... So there we go!

I'd like their prices to come down too! I'd love to put one into my PC.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-25-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By pinto79
I've cloned a couple of platters to SSDs without...

I've cloned a couple of platters to SSDs without issue. Maybe I'm just lucky!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-25-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By pinto79
Your story is kind of like mine almost 3 years...

Your story is kind of like mine almost 3 years ago. I bought a second had (and old-ish even then) iPhone 3GS from a friend when I needed a cell phone before my contract was up, I fell in love with...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-08-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By pinto79
An update for those who are interested. I...

An update for those who are interested.

I got my hands on an MDD FW800 model with the Dual 1.25 GHz configuration. The Power Supply is dead and I'm guessing that the Ethernet doesn't work as a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-04-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By pinto79
2002 would be a Mirror Drive Door. The maximum...

2002 would be a Mirror Drive Door. The maximum speed of those is dual 1.42 GHz if it's original Apple bits.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-29-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By pinto79
I have the Apple Super Drive that I use with my...

I have the Apple Super Drive that I use with my Mac Mini. If I was doing things over again, I would get a different one. I went with this one only because I was new to Macs and wanted to be sure of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-29-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By pinto79
I use Smart Converter Pro 2. The Free version is...

I use Smart Converter Pro 2. The Free version is good and the paid version ($15) is amazing. It will convert any media to almost anything. It's great.
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-13-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By pinto79
I have used my Mac Mini (late 2012) with a...

I have used my Mac Mini (late 2012) with a typical 1/8" stereo to 2 RCA type cables to a mixing console or direct to a stereo receiver with great sound quality. I am currently using a Tascam USB...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By pinto79
I'm using Outlook on my Mac because I had to....

I'm using Outlook on my Mac because I had to. Short of paying Apple to convert my Outlook database from my old Windows machine, it was the only option that would work. I tried a number of conversion...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,264
Posted By pinto79
That's what I experience.

That's what I experience.
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-04-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By pinto79
I have a similar issue with my 2012 Mini and a...

I have a similar issue with my 2012 Mini and a Monoprice Thunderbolt to HDMI cable. It's not every time, but maybe twice a month. a restart takes care of it for a while.

No much help, but comfort...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-04-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,264
Posted By pinto79
Are you sure? I've had both of my intel Macs...

Are you sure? I've had both of my intel Macs connected to external speakers through the headphone jack and no dice. My PPC ones do tho...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-04-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,264
Posted By pinto79
I'd like a hack that lets the chime sound through...

I'd like a hack that lets the chime sound through my USB audio interface that is connected to a nice stereo and a pair of room shaking speakers... Can anyone help me with that?
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By pinto79
I do like PPC machines. I'll check out that...

I do like PPC machines. I'll check out that article!

The last of the G5s are interesting for me, but selection where I live is limited. There are lots of the 2003/4 models, but the 2005s just...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-30-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By pinto79
Thanks for that thread. What I'm hoping to gain...

Thanks for that thread. What I'm hoping to gain is just a bit of a speed boost for the photoshop stuff I do and just trying to gain a wee bit more responsiveness and a bit less "Click and wait"...
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-29-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By pinto79
Calling all G4 Experts!

Hey all.

Just for clarification purposes, my main computer is a Late 2012 Mac Mini (Yosemite) and my main portable is an early 2008 MacBook (Lion).

I am a bit of a collector and have a couple...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,828
Posted By pinto79
I got the Mobi battery pac/charger for mine and...

I got the Mobi battery pac/charger for mine and it works great. No more batteries for me!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-15-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By pinto79
I have a white MacBook, early 2008. I upgraded it...

I have a white MacBook, early 2008. I upgraded it to 4gb of ram, a 120gb SSD and 10.7 Lion (max it will do) and its a great little machine. The SSD keeps it snappy and overall it's a solid performer...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-14-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By pinto79
I've like Yamaha stuff in the past and I'll...

I've like Yamaha stuff in the past and I'll consider them in the future, but in this case, it's a no go.

I actually changed my deal and used a Drum Machine in trade for the Tascam unit, so I'm...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-14-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By pinto79
An update for this problem. As far as I can find,...

An update for this problem. As far as I can find, Yamaha's stance on this problem is "if you want to continue using your [insert anything from the LONG list of stuff that isn't compatible with...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By pinto79
You can also move your Home folder to another...

You can also move your Home folder to another drive and as such those music etc folder will be on that other drive as well.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By pinto79
Sync MacBook with Mac mini?

Hey all. I'm hoping someone can provide a solution.

I have a late 2012 Mac mini (Yosemite) that I use for everyday stuff. I also have an early 2008 MacBook running Lion that I take with me when I...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-31-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,355
Posted By pinto79
I don't have issue with the new look. My only...

I don't have issue with the new look. My only question is why does the Doc need a background at all? Why can't my row of icons just be a row of icons on the bottom of the screen?

Anyone know of a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-20-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By pinto79
The only way to run Windows on one of these is...

The only way to run Windows on one of these is through virtualization, as they don't have the Intel processor needed to run Boot Camp.
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