Lion on USB thumb drive released1172 (8/16/2011 11:12:33 PM) comp.sys.mac.system http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD256Z/A Interesting points: 1. System requirements say Mac OS X 10.6.6. This should have nothing to do with booting from it, but this suggests it is NOT able to install Lion... dempson
Lion installation notes1268 (7/24/2011 3:04:28 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I've had time to do my first Lion installations, and observed a few points of interest that I haven't seen clarified elsewhere yet. 1. Lion will only install on a drive which uses GUID Partition Table as its p... dempson
History gone862 (5/29/2011 12:20:54 PM) comp.sys.apple2 I discovered on Saturday that the garage in my current flat is not as
water tight as I thought it was.
Most of my Apple II reference books are now unusable (mouldy and wet),
along with quite a lot of other... dempson
iLife '11 minimum screen size5317 (10/21/2010 7:47:18 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps I note that in the system requirements for iLife '11 it states that it
requires 1280x768 minimum screen resolution.
As I intend to install it on my laptop at some point, that could cause
interesting proble... dempson
No more Tiger (10.4) security updates1103 (11/9/2009 11:10:20 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.2 and a corresponding security update 2009-006 for 10.5.8. There are no new security updates for 10.4.11. This almost certainly means Apple has stopped doing security updates f... dempson
System version on Late 2009 Macs487 (10/24/2009 9:18:48 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I saw one of the new 27" iMacs (3.06 GHz Core 2 Duo model) in a local dealer today, and made a note of its system version and build number, in case anyone is curious. It came with Mac OS X 10.6.1, build 10A215... dempson
iChat status problems?161 (9/21/2009 12:53:51 AM) comp.sys.mac.system Since roughly the introduction of Mac OS X 10.5.8, I've noticed that iChat statuses are not behaving consistently. Has anyone else noticed odd behaviour? This isn't just affecting me: one of my clients uses iC... dempson
Airport Extreme #2384 (6/25/2009 2:47:43 PM) comp.sys.mac.system In case anyone is curious about the differences between recent Apple Airport base stations, I have bought the current 2009 model of the Airport Extreme (802.11n with simultaneous dual band) and had a detailed l... dempson
QuickTime 7.4 hides some export options0110 (2/9/2008 11:23:27 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I was playing around with some QuickTime video exporting this evening, and spotted a difference in behaviour which had me scratching my head until I did a little research. In the hope that this will save time f... dempson
iMovie for G467 (10/31/2013 3:34:24 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps
A cashless friend of mine who has always used Macs has asked me if I can
come up with something for her. All I have in my workshop is a G4.
It is in decent shape and has 1.5 gigs of RAM running OSX
MS Office on 10.9 fixed, but ... ?26 (10/31/2013 5:34:20 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps After installing 10.9, Office 2011 demanded a license key that I
I used 'find' to locate everything under /Library and ~/library that has
as part of the file name.
Spotlight & Other Changes in Mavericks18311 (11/2/2013 10:16:39 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Since I have moved from OSX 10.6.8 to 10.9 there have been a few
changes I can tolerate and one or two I find irritating and might just
have to tolerate.
This little rant does not include the whine over ap... Savageduck
Get image from iPhoto to Mail.app208 (11/5/2013 3:01:23 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps Running 10.9 and the latest iPhoto.
The share button no longer sends a photo to Mail.app. It composes and
sends an email directly from iPhoto.
Is there any way to get iPhoto to send it to Mail.app anymo... me9(1681)
Security Scare ?654 (11/23/2013 9:59:44 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Three explanations:
1. The dude has SERIOUSLY lost his marbles.
2. He has some perverted motivation for an incredibly involved hoax
3. Big trouble is coming.
A mere "April Fool's Joke" does not ... news31(6773)
Time Machine Question65 (11/25/2013 4:55:30 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I have an internal and external hard-drive that back up to a 2T hard
drive via Time Machine. It's taken a good long while but now it's full.
My "movie" folder gets loaded with new stuff regularly, I watch... xxx613(1357)
Another Preview Question963 (11/25/2013 10:58:47 PM) comp.sys.mac.system With my upgrade from OSX 10.6.8 (SL) to OSX 10.9 there were some
conspicuous changes to Preview some of which I have been educated on
and I am getting used to. What I would like to know is, when did