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by Richard Serkes
Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movie Recommendation: The Pixar Story
Replies: 12
Views: 4388

Re: Movie Recommendation: The Pixar Story

Stephen, let me suggest you say a little something about the tangled web that includes Steve Jobs' NeXT computer, the NeXT OS, Pixar, the need for a new OS for the Mac, and Jobs return to Apple to make it what it is today.

This might stir more interest in this documentary.
by Richard Serkes
Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Internet Speed
Replies: 2
Views: 1349

Re: Internet Speed

Bob, I have the Qwest DSL 1.5 service. When I stream a Netflix movie it takes less than 30 seconds to buffer and start the movie. After that it just runs. But this has been for SD movies. I haven't tried a HD yet.
by Richard Serkes
Mon Apr 11, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sample Post
Replies: 22
Views: 7363

Re: Sample Post

The theme we selected was a compromise. I liked this one for its Armageddon look.

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Whereas Ray liked this one because it touched something deep inside him.

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I guess no one really likes a compromise.
by Richard Serkes
Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why Does The DELETE Button Disappear?
Replies: 7
Views: 2786

Re: Log in Automatically?

Well, I think I have the answer to the DELETE issue. We all need to remember that this software has a really good FAQ section, something JForum didn't have. So I went to the FAQ and read about editing and deleting a post. It seems that phpBB3 will only let you edit a limited number of times and you ...
by Richard Serkes
Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: SMUG Presentations
Topic: Free And Almost Free Software For Your Mac
Replies: 1
Views: 5529

Free And Almost Free Software For Your Mac

Here are the links to the freebies I presented at the October, 2010 SMUG meeting demo. I haven't included the links to the commercial applications such as Microsoft Office as I'm sure you'll be able to find these on your own. App Tamer http://www.stclairsoft.com/AppTamer/index.html Calibre http://ca...
by Richard Serkes
Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why Does The DELETE Button Disappear?
Replies: 7
Views: 2786

Re: Log in Automatically?

Stephen Hart wrote:And, just as a followup, it appears the the Delete button is only available for me on my most recent post, even if the post before was a few seconds ago.
This may be an important clue. I like empirical tests.
by Richard Serkes
Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why Does The DELETE Button Disappear?
Replies: 7
Views: 2786

Re: Log in Automatically?

OK, Ray and I have been emailing each other and it turns out there is a bug. As much as I hate to admit it to anyone, especially Jerry Freilich I guess I was wrong. Yes, there are different classifications of users. Ray has the Administrator's rank and I'm a mere Moderator. In the past, general memb...
by Richard Serkes
Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Log in Automatically?
Replies: 25
Views: 8413

Re: Log in Automatically?

Auto Log-in is NOT working for me. Although this is not a big issue it is a minor annoyance. I think we should use this as a quick test of our new board-hosting service. It should be a straight-forward issue and I don't see why it should be difficult to solve. I am also interested why Jay's configu...
by Richard Serkes
Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Log in Automatically?
Replies: 25
Views: 8413

Re: Log in Automatically?

When I first checked the forum this morning, I had to log in again, but now I'm staying logged in. I may have caused that by trying out being logged in on both the iPhone and the iMac. I could have sworn I saw a delete key on my posts yesterday, but I don't now. The "Keep Logged In" option is only ...
by Richard Serkes
Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: iPads
Topic: Nifty Complement To SmartCover
Replies: 3
Views: 1798

Nifty Complement To SmartCover

Although Apple's new SmartCover for iPad2 has some great features, it offers no protection for the back of the iPad. XGear has released a nifty product called SmartCover Enhancer. It's a thin but very robust molded plastic cover for the back of the iPad and it doesn't interfere in any way with the S...