Re: [CGUYS] Toss You PC For Free Day (Sun in DC)

2007-04-22 Thread chad evans wyatt
Tom - Overlooking your slightly incorrect link, called the DC gummit about another matter today, and learned that they know nothing about the 22nd (Earth Day), although that is clearly listed on the website, instead promote a Saturday 21st dropoff at Carter Barron, 9am to 3pm. Caveat emtor,

Re: [CGUYS] Am I a spammer?

2007-04-27 Thread chad evans wyatt
Tony - Just back from Central Europe, spam-central. Learned that there are now programs for mining google pages for individuals, adding to one's spam. Quite depressing to see that the last pages of my own listing are now porno sites... Chad Wyatt

Re: [CGUYS] Cell Coverage

2007-07-23 Thread chad evans wyatt
Thanks, Betty, for your recent summary of cell phone experience here. I'm always stunned, the first call I make on my ancient Nokia when I return to Europe. Absolutely clear sound, never a dropped call, with utter ease in moving across the map, merely substitute local simcards, what a concept.

[CGUYS] new MacBook

2007-07-30 Thread chad evans wyatt
Betty - Wondering your thoughts about using the new MacBook you will purchase? I visited the Apple Store yesterday, ran CS3 on a MacPro (probably it was a beta, but the store closed before I could ask), and the processing was slower than my current G4 experience with CS2. I'm a photographer

[CGUYS] Mac intel chip

2007-07-31 Thread chad evans wyatt
Thanks for reply, both from Betty and Tom. Clearly, my experience with CS3beta at the Apple Store is what one can expect for the MacPro desktop. Won’t work for me. Not lost on me is the relative sizes of downloads for the g4 and the new intel-chip Macs, often four times the size for the

[CGUYS] Mac intel chip

2007-07-31 Thread chad evans wyatt
Thanks for reply, both from Betty and Tom. Clearly, my experience with CS3beta at the Apple Store is what one can expect for the MacPro desktop. Won’t work for me. Not lost on me is the relative sizes of downloads for the g4 and the new intel-chip Macs, often four times the size for the

Re: [CGUYS] can't load site on Mac

2007-08-27 Thread chad evans wyatt
Not sure this helps you Betty, but the page loaded up on my Mac, in Firefox, without noticeable problem... Chad Be a better Heartthrob. Get better relationship answers from someone who knows. Yahoo!

Re: [CGUYS] Dental Tools

2007-09-03 Thread chad evans wyatt
Ranger Surplus (formerly Sunny) at 8008 Wisconsin Ave has those tools. They also have a location at 811 Hungerford Drive, in Rockville and two in Virginia. www.rangersurplus.com Chad Pinpoint

Re: [CGUYS] Bill Nye, the anti-God Science Guy

2007-09-04 Thread chad evans wyatt
OK, everyone. We've heard all of bob's variations. Time to ignore him. Pinpoint customers who are looking for what you sell. http://searchmarketing.yahoo.com/

[CGUYS] Digital future

2007-09-14 Thread chad evans wyatt
Tom - Time for something a little more cosmic from you. Give us some words about Stuart Parkin's idea of racetrack storage. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/11/technology/11storage.html My abiding disappointment in adjusting to digital DXcapture is the utter weak soup that it is, compared to

Re: [CGUYS] Opinions on this?

2007-09-14 Thread chad evans wyatt
Amen, Tony. Ever since the CS series made its debut, I've had nothing but trouble remounting photoshop when, for example, I changed the motherboard on my powerbook, or when I've added new hardware. CS2 doesn't play nice, disables, and it's back to Adobe to ask permission. Photoshop7 never was a

Re: [CGUYS] Camera Memory

2007-09-18 Thread chad evans wyatt
To paraphrase Ken Rockwell, ALWAYS reformat memory once you have downloaded or even viewed a memory card's images on your computer. If the latter, download, then reformat. An unsuccessful reformat, as Tom says, is an automatic red flag. Chad

Re: [CGUYS] Camera Memory

2007-09-18 Thread chad evans wyatt
file corruption. Fussy? Opinionated? Impossible to please? Perfect. Join Yahoo!'s user panel and lay it on us. http://surveylink.yahoo.com/gmrs/yahoo_panel_invite.asp?a=7

Re: [CGUYS] Camera Memory

2007-09-18 Thread chad evans wyatt
Gerald - I'll say this more plainly: save your valuable pictures, regardless of whether your card is full or not, they are more important than anything. To do so, you have to download. Any interaction between card and computer - forget what quality, we inhabit two different planes here -

Re: [CGUYS] Acrobat .pdf file durability (was Oddball)

2007-10-03 Thread chad evans wyatt
Many thanks, Betty! I can't wait to look at files from all that time ago... Another question: I know that you handle languages fonts with accents other than English. Some time ago, I used Acrobat5 to convert many webpages relevant to a project to .pdf. Diacriticals worked fine, everything.

Re: [CGUYS] Acrobat .pdf file durability

2007-10-04 Thread chad evans wyatt
Betty - I am comfortable with several keyboard configurations (Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, French, etc). They are all available to me on my OSX platform (as they were in OS9), and I draw upon them frequently (flags in the menu bar activated). How does one go the extra step to embed, I thought

Re: [CGUYS] Acrobat .pdf file durability

2007-10-04 Thread chad evans wyatt
Distiller, OK. I have that, and will learn to use that in my record-keeping. Thanks! Chad Check out the hottest 2008 models today at Yahoo! Autos. http://autos.yahoo.com/new_cars.html

Re: [CGUYS] External hard drives: brand comparison

2007-12-12 Thread chad evans wyatt
and what is that utility which tests the drives, where do we find it. Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page. http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs

Re: [CGUYS] possible eBay scam: what to do?

2007-12-20 Thread chad evans wyatt
it happen. A vendor offering a download without registration number and Adobe support is obviously in the camp of scam. Chad Evans Wyatt . Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page. http

Re: [CGUYS] possible eBay scam: what to do?

2007-12-20 Thread chad evans wyatt
--- Tom Piwowar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 14:46:22 -0500 From: Tom Piwowar [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] possible eBay scam: what to do? To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@listserv.aol.com As a working photographer, this whole thread is quite saddening. Adobe has

Re: [CGUYS] Canon Pixma printer ink question

2008-01-14 Thread chad evans wyatt
Judy - Thanks for your link, much appreciated. Am I right, have CG participants taken a welcome turn in recent weeks? There seems now an abundant linking to fertile knowledge, much to the benefit of all of us on the bottom of the foodchain. Keepin' on... CEW

Re: [CGUYS] Telephone companies and privacy

2008-01-27 Thread chad evans wyatt
I was unaware that Verizon had resisted executive orders (sidestepping the relevant court required under FISA) to allow wiretaps on US citizens. Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page.

Re: [CGUYS] ebay experiences

2008-01-28 Thread chad evans wyatt
You are almost certainly a recipient of phishing, notify eBay, and change your password. Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page. http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs

[CGUYS] Fwd: Re: [CGUYS] ebay experiences

2008-01-28 Thread chad evans wyatt
Gerald - You are recipient of a phishing exercise. Notify [EMAIL PROTECTED] and change your password. --- gerald [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 12:44:12 -0500 From: gerald [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] ebay experiences To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@listserv.aol.com

Re: [CGUYS] Telephone companies and privacy

2008-01-29 Thread chad evans wyatt
Mr Sande, your turn. Blinders are so very hard to discard... Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page. http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs

Re: [CGUYS] Using Laptop in England

2008-02-12 Thread chad evans wyatt
Your HP charger will accept European standard 220v (50hz), as will most laptop ( mobil phone) chargers. Adaptors are carried in profusion by Radio Shack. Be a better friend, newshound, and

Re: [CGUYS] Using Laptop in Spain

2008-02-13 Thread chad evans wyatt
Many thanks, Tom. Now I know why my studio flash works so seamlessly in Budapest, Prague, Warsaw and here in the US. Square waves. This is miraculous engineering. When I was a child in France, transformers weighed as much as today's SUV's. Chad

[CGUYS] ditto Rush

2008-02-13 Thread chad evans wyatt
Who wooda thunk he loves Macs? This is quite entertaining, but I'm not sure just what El Rushbo's problem is, perhaps someone can tell me? Chad Looking for last minute shopping deals? Find them fast

Re: [CGUYS] CGUYS.ORG Footer Updated

2008-02-16 Thread chad evans wyatt
Nice going, Tom, and thanks for putting in the time! Chad Wyatt Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now.

Re: [CGUYS] No call list

2008-02-20 Thread chad evans wyatt
Humorist Dave Barry had the best outgoing msg of all: thanks for calling, we're momentarily away from the phone. If you'd like to dial one, please press one now...etc Be a better friend, newshound, and

[CGUYS] Why not the US?

2008-03-27 Thread chad evans wyatt
Let me say this simple thing: there is no surprise greater than the first call on arriving in Europe, a shock of clarity unmatched here. That reception doesn't go away, whether in the mountains, or the metro. My limping unlocked mobil, which works with local sim cards all over Europe, suddenly

Re: [CGUYS] TIFF file won't open

2008-04-25 Thread chad evans wyatt
On your Mac, open either in Graphic Converter or Preview, save as .tif to your desktop. If neither works, go to the source and ask what program produced the image. Chad Be a better friend, newshound,

Re: [CGUYS] TIFF file won't open

2008-04-25 Thread chad evans wyatt
Have you checked the characteristics of the file(s)? Under File on the Mac, go to Get Info. This should tell you whether you actually have something viable ( how large the files are). I agree, though, you should go back to the source. If Graphic Converter won't do it, you don't want to be

Re: [CGUYS] over shooting

2008-05-27 Thread chad evans wyatt
Hmm, why am I made nervous in Rev Marshall's response? Great photographers in history have often been well-heeled amateurs (as was Cartier-Bresson himself, initially). When asked to judge camera club images, I'm constantly impressed with some results I see. Likewise, lots of pros make utterly

Re: [CGUYS] over shooting

2008-05-28 Thread chad evans wyatt
Dunno, but some may find it interesting that my D200's shutters lag behind my F5's. The specs say the lag is tiny, but occasionally not swift enough to beat an eyeblink. YRMV * ** List info, subscription

Re: [CGUYS] DSLR question (was over shooting

2008-06-04 Thread chad evans wyatt
Paul - Agonising over fps is what the marketing guys want you to do, right up there with obssesing about fake megapixel ratings. Get yourself to a store, try the D40, if you like it, buy it. The D70 is yesterday's great camera, not today's. Check this for more:

Re: [CGUYS] DSLR question: let's end this

2008-06-06 Thread chad evans wyatt
Please. The D40 new is superior to a refurbished or new D70 (or D70s). The Nikon 18~55mmVR lens is excellent. A DSLR one buys today is overtaken swiftly by next models, certainly within 18 months. A film-era camera, such as Hasselblad (I use them even now with great reliability), was

Re: [CGUYS] External Terabyte hard drives - recommendations ple

2008-06-23 Thread chad evans wyatt
Me, too: no failures on two power supplies from laCie, little, if any, heat. Would like to know your source on this, Tom chad --- On Mon, 6/23/08, Alvin Auerbach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Alvin Auerbach [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] External Terabyte hard drives -

Re: [CGUYS] US is access loser

2008-06-30 Thread chad evans wyatt
Thanks to Gerald for pointing once more to the archaic wireless system we enjoy, seemingly without protest. In 1886, captains of industry here decided that, yes, it was a good idea to establish standard gauge railroads. Before that, cargo had to be transferred upon arriving at a different

Re: [CGUYS] US is access loser

2008-07-01 Thread chad evans wyatt
Thanks, Tom. I wander away for half a day, suddenly we're onto Canadian medicine. Everyone should understand that each country over there has several telcom companies, competing in the marketplace - hardly socialised. It's just that they agree to use the same standard - and multiband -

[CGUYS] Tyro Word (was Newbie Excel)

2008-08-01 Thread chad evans wyatt
My G3's harddrive finally gave up, and it's not worth replacing it, in order only to use my beloved WordPerfect formatings. Is there anything out there to use - aside from Word - to gain ease in formating labels, letterhead, envelopes, etc? I'm willing to drink the kool-aide, but need to know

Re: [CGUYS] My Macintosh saga

2008-08-08 Thread chad evans wyatt
Wow!  Be sure to get AppleCare, if you are eligible.  You'll have another three years of happiness. Chad --- On Fri, 8/8/08, Steve Rigby [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Steve Rigby [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [CGUYS] My Macintosh saga To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Friday, August 8,

Re: [CGUYS] Amazon.com

2008-08-22 Thread chad evans wyatt
Ditto.  Three DVD's last week, no problems. Has anyone tried unsuccessfully placing orders at Amazon.com recently? I'm trying to order a few odds n ends but keep getting errors in Firefox and IE6 - for about two weeks now. I ordered two books yesterday, no problems.

Re: [CGUYS] really bad references

2008-08-30 Thread chad evans wyatt
Well, the islands quote may be yours, but John Kenneth Galbraith got there first in 1958, with his private splendor, public squalor remark in the Affluent Society. --- On Sat, 8/30/08, Tom Piwowar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Tom Piwowar [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] really bad

Re: [CGUYS] WiFi mobile phone

2008-09-03 Thread chad evans wyatt
Not a feature, what's missing is unlocked universal use.  Tied to ATT (same model overseas, tied to one carrier), the iPhone is useful only to those who wish to spend, rather than use.  That's the problem, Tom.  Betty is trying to get there without shackles. --- On Wed, 9/3/08, Tom

Re: [CGUYS] WiFi mobile phone

2008-09-03 Thread chad evans wyatt
$700 in the Czech Republic, without subscription.  $690 in Britain.  $628 in Germany.  All the 8gb version.  Could make sense, given the contract obligations here. --- On Wed, 9/3/08, maru ca [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: maru ca [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] WiFi mobile phone To:

Re: [CGUYS] WiFi mobile phone

2008-09-04 Thread chad evans wyatt
Palm T/X has wi-fi, bluetooth, sync for mac, and allows browsing the web. --- On Thu, 9/4/08, Rev. Stewart Marshall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Rev. Stewart Marshall [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] WiFi mobile phone To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Thursday, September 4,

Re: [CGUYS] dual SIM [was: WiFi mobile phone]

2008-09-05 Thread chad evans wyatt
In addition to Betty's excellent observations, local sim cards are inexpensive, they always come with bonus minutes, and it always pleases one's hosts to call them from within their own country's telecom system.  This is noticed, and earns respect. --- On Thu, 9/4/08, b_s-wilk [EMAIL

Re: [CGUYS] WiFi mobile phone

2008-09-05 Thread chad evans wyatt
You may have misplaced requirement.  Few people enlarge greater than 4x6 for ordinary purposes, fewer still make prints at all from images created with their phones.  The end-use of mobilphone images usually is screen-quality viewing, that standard is very much lower. Phone images are a

Re: [CGUYS] Replication (was Re: [CGUYS] Back ups on computer i

2008-09-10 Thread chad evans wyatt
On behalf of the rest of us who are quite tired of this shouting match of the deaf, thank you. --- On Wed, 9/10/08, John DeCarlo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: John DeCarlo [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] Replication (was Re: [CGUYS] Back ups on computer i To:

Re: [CGUYS] Strange biases [was: Re: GPS advice]

2008-10-13 Thread chad evans wyatt
Betty - I applaud all of your instincts, they are good.  However, when on the road for a client, finding obscure sites to make photographs, the locals haven't much to say, but the GPS works beautifully.  Restaurant suggestions, etc, take second place to my getting to the right place, and on

Re: [CGUYS] MS emerg security update - anyone notice monitor pr

2008-11-06 Thread chad evans wyatt
Same OS, same result:  sleep numerous times a day, hard drive spun down.  Never a problem. --- On Thu, 11/6/08, Tom Piwowar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Tom Piwowar [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [CGUYS] MS emerg security update - anyone notice monitor pr To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM

Re: [CGUYS] iPhones Everywhere: sound quality

2008-11-09 Thread chad evans wyatt
Trust me, your Nokia is capable of surpassing sound.  It's the network that's crappy.  My Nokias overseas have such startling sound, there is practically no difference between them and landline. --- On Sun, 11/9/08, Richard P. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Richard P. [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CGUYS] Scanned

2009-01-29 Thread chad evans wyatt
I have another take on the .pdf's, and take some issue with Tom.  I have scanned my letterhead to a pretty high resolution .tif file.  I can then type in photoshop my correspondance, then convert to .pdf - clunky, but it works.  Files go from 37mb down to a manageable 500kb for e-mail.  I am

Re: [CGUYS] Scanned

2009-01-29 Thread chad evans wyatt
An honor to be dope-slapped.  Equal opportunity.  You did see the file reduction, right?   Of course I tried .jpg compression first, but that printed very badly @500kb.  I wanted a file that would both reduce, but print well, if needed.  .pdf conversion worked, trial and error, not sorcery.  I

Re: [CGUYS] Scanned

2009-01-30 Thread chad evans wyatt
Now this is example of why I hang with the list, overlooking the bloviating discussion that seems to have overwhelmed the original exchange of information. I have rushed to my InDesign disc, to learn these features, many thanks, Betty.  Image quality was really fine with my voodoo improvisation

Re: [CGUYS] Scanned

2009-01-31 Thread chad evans wyatt
Brilliant matchbox tutorial, why can't everything digital be explained with this level of lucidity?  Thanks, Betty --- On Fri, 1/30/09, b_s-wilk b1sun...@yahoo.es wrote: From: b_s-wilk b1sun...@yahoo.es Subject: Re: [CGUYS] Scanned To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Friday, January 30,

[CGUYS] Praha (was: Scanned)

2009-01-31 Thread chad evans wyatt
Penzion Balbin, Balbínova 26, very close to Václavské náměstí (Wencelas Square) 011 420 222 250 660.  Clean, inexpensive, decent breakfast included, tell David I sent you. He can set you up with a good translator.  Nice folks. http://balbin.euweb.cz/contact.html --- On Sat, 1/31/09, b_s-wilk

[CGUYS] Audio transfer

2009-02-04 Thread chad evans wyatt
At the risk of incurring wrath by discussing something digital on this forum, I have a question:  I've used Audacity to transfer tape recording to digital, and the results are quite good.  However, in Mac I don't seem to have full access to the program's controls.  No complaints whatsoever

Re: [CGUYS] Audio transfer

2009-02-06 Thread chad evans wyatt
Yup, you're right.  I should be.  Thanks to Betty and to Jordan, and to the rest of you for lots of great information over the past years. Chad --- On Fri, 2/6/09, Tom Piwowar t...@tjpa.com wrote: From: Tom Piwowar t...@tjpa.com Subject: Re: [CGUYS] Audio transfer To:

Re: [CGUYS] Relinquishing copyright on Wikipedia photo

2009-03-12 Thread chad evans wyatt
I concur with Betty's passion.  But doing what is right often isn't even perceived.  My parents were musicians.  Friends have offered ripped music gratis, I always refused, to their disbelief.  Unfortunately, the internet has brought piracy that is not worth litigating.  One of my photos was

Re: [CGUYS] Audio Quality (was: [CGUYS] Audacity)

2009-03-18 Thread chad evans wyatt
A broadcaster friend tells me that audio component sales have dropped, victim certainly of the mp3 tsunami, it's just so convenient to place the whole farm on a portable device.  Rock/house sounds fine this way (I mean, who cares?), but crafted music is utterly not listenable in that format.  I

Re: [CGUYS] iPod digital audio [was: Ipod Touch question]

2009-04-06 Thread chad evans wyatt
Betty - If you haven't yet gone there, iLounge has exhaustive iPods discussion http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/reviews/entry/apple-ipod-touch-second-generation-8gb-16gb-32gb/ ...far more exhaustive than the shorthand responses you've gotten here.  FWIW, I use noise-canceling headphones with my

Re: [CGUYS] external hard drives

2009-05-22 Thread chad evans wyatt
My first LaCie Rugged hard drive three years back did seem relatively expensive at the time, for 80gb.  That modest capacity unit remains in service, as well as four others from LaCie, none has failed (I also have read the reviews, but haven't that experience of failure).  The cost since has

Re: [CGUYS] DTV debacle

2009-06-14 Thread chad evans wyatt
Just a bit more for the mix:  my mother lives in a retirement community.  An informal small sample survey:  everyone I talked to was enduring terrible trouble receiving more than 4-5 channels (of sometimes irrelevant content for them), whether or not they have a dtv.  Their facility attributes

Re: [CGUYS] Nokia and Siemens and Iran

2009-06-24 Thread chad evans wyatt
Hugely important, if true.  A link would have been welcome. http://politics.theatlantic.com/2009/06/internet_surveillance_and_iran_a_primer.php --- On Wed, 6/24/09, phartz...@gmail.com phartz...@gmail.com wrote: From: phartz...@gmail.com phartz...@gmail.com Subject: [CGUYS] Nokia and Siemens and

Re: [CGUYS] Nokia and Siemens and Iran

2009-06-24 Thread chad evans wyatt
Fine, no problem.  You established fact, I wanted to see what that was.  I did your google for the rest of us, and provided link.  Turns out, you were right in your alert, but underpinning would have helped.  Your subsequent establishment of blamelessness is interesting, but the accepted form

Re: [CGUYS] Nokia and Siemens and Iran

2009-06-24 Thread chad evans wyatt
This is the kind of guy needed right now.  You advance it, demonstrate it.  Don't make me work to prove what you declare.  It's only polite.  And thank you. --- On Wed, 6/24/09, Snyder, Mark - IdM (IS) mark.sny...@ngc.com wrote: From: Snyder, Mark - IdM (IS) mark.sny...@ngc.com Subject: Re:

Re: [CGUYS] firewire

2009-07-10 Thread chad evans wyatt
I have run LaCie ruggeds through both firewire 400 and USB on my Macs for the last four years, without problem.  Firewire 800 also works without hesitancy on my Powerbook for those units.  fwiw. --- On Fri, 7/10/09, rleesimon rleesi...@gmail.com wrote: From: rleesimon rleesi...@gmail.com

Re: [CGUYS] foreign

2009-07-15 Thread chad evans wyatt
Seems complex.  On my Mac, I simply summon up another language's native keyboard, there are literally dozens of options.  I use Czech, Slovak, Polish, French, Hungarian, Lithuanian regularly, no  fuss.  Were it required, I could go several kinds of Chinese, Afghan, Armenian, Norwegian, Persian,

Re: [CGUYS] foreign

2009-07-15 Thread chad evans wyatt
@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2009, 2:13 PM Just an FYI, removing unneeded languages from OS X is one of the ways to reclaim a small amount of HD space. On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 10:14 AM, chad evans wyatt cewyattph...@yahoo.comwrote: Seems complex.  On my Mac, I simply summon up another language's

Re: [CGUYS] error code

2009-07-17 Thread chad evans wyatt
version of the OS you are using.  I don't have a mac but I found this url http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1618 it applies to OS 9 so if you are using OS X then you might want to scour apple's kbase. On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 05:55:19AM -0700, chad evans wyatt wrote: Anyone able to identify error

Re: [CGUYS] error code

2009-07-17 Thread chad evans wyatt
Thanks, Tom!  Next time, I'll keep it down to only 75 files... --- On Fri, 7/17/09, t.piwowar t...@tjpa.com wrote: From: t.piwowar t...@tjpa.com Subject: Re: [CGUYS] error code To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Friday, July 17, 2009, 10:40 AM On Jul 17, 2009, at 8:55 AM, chad evans

Re: [CGUYS] Health care debate

2009-07-28 Thread chad evans wyatt
Likewise, in the Czech Republic - only for longer.  There, families also have maternity leave that can last for a year, with return to one's job.   Two years, but not to the same guaranteed position. --- On Tue, 7/28/09, TPiwowar t...@tjpa.com wrote: From: TPiwowar t...@tjpa.com Subject: Re:

Re: [CGUYS] foreign

2009-07-30 Thread chad evans wyatt
All of which is why you might consider a Mac in future.  These are not problems on that platform. --- On Thu, 7/30/09, rleesimon rleesi...@gmail.com wrote: From: rleesimon rleesi...@gmail.com Subject: [CGUYS] foreign To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@listserv.aol.com Date: Thursday, July 30, 2009, 12:09 PM

Re: [CGUYS] Computer gadgets in cars

2009-08-11 Thread chad evans wyatt
And, DC is code for?  Tell you what:  you carry your gun, grandma carries her gun, the legislator next door carries his gun, and we all go into DC and show people what real is real.  Got my gun.  Happiness is... --- On Tue, 8/11/09, Jeff Miles jmile...@charter.net wrote: From: Jeff Miles

Re: [CGUYS] A Lifeline to Frustrated PC Users

2009-08-26 Thread chad evans wyatt
Thanks to both Betty and Mark for cool and dispassionate logic. --- On Wed, 8/26/09, b_s-wilk b1sun...@yahoo.es wrote: From: b_s-wilk b1sun...@yahoo.es Subject: Re: [CGUYS] A Lifeline to Frustrated PC Users To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 12:18 PM I mean,

Re: [CGUYS] M$ Turns Black to White

2009-08-28 Thread chad evans wyatt
This is true, and, as a Mac user all my computing life, I've noticed this and felt quite uncomfortable about it.  The sense of community is rather skewered toward white reps and users; entertainers of other ethnic origin qualify as emblems only (eg Macy Gray).  --- On Fri, 8/28/09, Jeff

Re: [CGUYS] Mac friendly web host recommendation

2009-09-05 Thread chad evans wyatt
Not sure where you are, here in the DC area, Heller Information Services is responsive, consistent, reliable.  http://info.his.com/ --- On Sat, 9/5/09, chrper...@aol.com chrper...@aol.com wrote: From: chrper...@aol.com chrper...@aol.com Subject: [CGUYS] Mac friendly web host recommendation

Re: [CGUYS] Mac friendly web host recommendation

2009-09-05 Thread chad evans wyatt
Sep 5, chad evans wyatt wrote: Not sure where you are, here in the DC area, Heller Information Services is responsive, consistent, reliable.  http://info.his.com/ Not what it once was. They seem to have outsourced their support. I get too many I don't knows and we'll call you backs from them

Re: [CGUYS] US broadband: could be worse

2009-09-10 Thread chad evans wyatt
1tb is the province of pedicabs, very reliable. --- On Thu, 9/10/09, Tony B ton...@gmail.com wrote: From: Tony B ton...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [CGUYS] US broadband: could be worse To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Thursday, September 10, 2009, 10:47 AM This might actually work for us

Re: [CGUYS] COMPUTERGUYS-L Digest - 10 Sep 2009 - Special issue (#2009-870)

2009-09-17 Thread chad evans wyatt
Ummm.. Equating thousands to billions?  --- On Thu, 9/17/09, mike xha...@gmail.com wrote: From: mike xha...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [CGUYS] COMPUTERGUYS-L Digest - 10 Sep 2009 - Special issue (#2009-870) To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Thursday, September 17, 2009, 10:30 AM No, I

Re: [CGUYS] COMPUTERGUYS-L Digest - 10 Sep 2009 - Special issue (#2009-870)

2009-09-17 Thread chad evans wyatt
, this is a distraction and keeps those screwing us happy because it keeps the spotlight off what they are doing. On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 8:21 AM, chad evans wyatt cewyattph...@yahoo.comwrote: Ummm.. Equating thousands to billions? --- On Thu, 9/17/09, mike xha...@gmail.com wrote: From: mike xha

Re: [CGUYS] COMPUTERGUYS-L Digest - 10 Sep 2009 - Special issue (#2009-870)

2009-09-17 Thread chad evans wyatt
I'm not spitting, I'm just blowing raspberries at you. On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 10:14 AM, chad evans wyatt cewyattph...@yahoo.comwrote: Mike, this site is about computer tech.  I really want to know about transferring data from one hd to another, why adobe has become such a scold, what

Re: [CGUYS] ipod touch not the golden devil was: Re: [CGUYS] COMPUTERGUYS-L Digest - 10 Sep 2009 - Special issue (#2009-870)

2009-09-17 Thread chad evans wyatt
to be comfortable to use. On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 10:14 AM, chad evans wyatt cewyattph...@yahoo.comwrote: .Hey, and why do you have an iPod Touch, anyway?  Isn't that the golden devil? * **  List info, subscription management

Re: [CGUYS] Plain English, please...

2009-10-15 Thread chad evans wyatt
I agree with the Rev that Betty has it right, at least for my needs.  Here is an exhaustive article that might be of some interest http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/magazine/14search-t.html?scp=1sq=magazine%20infrastructure%20issuest=cse --- On Thu, 10/15/09, Rev. Stewart Marshall

Re: [CGUYS] android takes on iphone

2009-10-19 Thread chad evans wyatt
Amen --- On Sun, 10/18/09, phartz...@gmail.com phartz...@gmail.com wrote: From: phartz...@gmail.com phartz...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [CGUYS] android takes on iphone To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Sunday, October 18, 2009, 11:46 PM On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 3:02 PM, tjpa t...@tjpa.com

Re: [CGUYS] android takes on iphone

2009-10-19 Thread chad evans wyatt
Steve, you are entirely right, and it is quite depressing to me how very many cameras have been sold on the basis of augmented megapixels.  The sensor is key, and its size truly determines quality of image.  Those of us who formerly were dedicated to excellence in the film era have wandered in

[CGUYS] Region 2

2009-11-19 Thread chad evans wyatt
I am shortly to receive a set of DVD's of a theatre piece performed in Serbia.  That is Region 2, we are Region 1.  Ideally, I would like to play these discs on my g4 desktop and laptop.  Anyone have luck with this problem?

Re: [CGUYS] This brings me to another question...

2009-11-21 Thread chad evans wyatt
úspěšný --- On Sat, 11/21/09, John Settle john_j_set...@yahoo.com wrote: From: John Settle john_j_set...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [CGUYS] This brings me to another question... To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Saturday, November 21, 2009, 11:00 AM tjpa wrote: On Nov 2, 2009, at 10:13 PM,

Re: [CGUYS] Region 2 + language problem

2009-11-21 Thread chad evans wyatt
Ooops, needed to say that this in on a g4 laptop, running Tiger.  TIA --- On Fri, 11/20/09, b_s-wilk b1sun...@yahoo.es wrote: From: b_s-wilk b1sun...@yahoo.es Subject: Re: [CGUYS] Region 2 To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@listserv.aol.com Date: Friday, November 20, 2009, 10:15 AM mike xha...@gmail.com

Re: [CGUYS] Server restrictions

2009-12-06 Thread chad evans wyatt
I would aver that Google Translate is getting better.  Not yet quite good in Slavic languages and Hungarian.  But a great help. --- On Sun, 12/6/09, tjpa t...@tjpa.com wrote: From: tjpa t...@tjpa.com Subject: Re: [CGUYS] Server restrictions To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Date: Sunday,

Re: [CGUYS] Google Language Tools [was: Server restrictions]

2009-12-07 Thread chad evans wyatt
As one who has had to substitute phrase and idiom within translation over some time, I would caution that close often is close enough.  Precision lies elsewhere, hence my comment that GoogleTranslate is valuable.  Often, I have to read through msgs from my correspondents swiftly, in order to

Re: [CGUYS] Google Language Tools [was: Server restrictions]

2009-12-07 Thread chad evans wyatt
Amusing for you, perhaps, but essential cross-cultural understanding for me, Steve.  Sometimes, our US-centric orientation is unseemly. --- On Mon, 12/7/09, Steve at Verizon stevet...@verizon.net wrote: From: Steve at Verizon stevet...@verizon.net Subject: Re: [CGUYS] Google Language Tools

Re: [CGUYS] Google Language Tools [was: Server restrictions]

2009-12-07 Thread chad evans wyatt
thing. Stewart At 12:20 PM 12/7/2009, you wrote: On Dec 7, 2009, at 11:25 AM, chad evans wyatt wrote: I would caution that close often is close enough. It gets one from zero comprehension to as much as 90% comprehension. That is quite an achievement and very useful. Maybe a computer should

Re: [CGUYS] Consternation over Computer Constipation (including Mac's) - help!

2009-12-15 Thread chad evans wyatt
Rev –   Yo Rev –   You've gotten finally to what for me is square one of any phone, smart or not.  The SIM card.  Any phone I carry must have the ability to change its SIM card, so that I can use the network where I go.  In the US, I have a contract with T-Mobil, but when

Re: [CGUYS] STRANGE VIRUS?

2009-12-21 Thread chad evans wyatt
I hold no particular brief about PC's, use them frequently during travel, with only few problems, mostly due to my mac-user grammar (well, once I was saddled with a box that was described as taken over by Mossad, but who knows?).  PC's have known issues, they are the dominant platform, thus

Re: [CGUYS] rain in the Cloud

2009-12-25 Thread chad evans wyatt
I guess Betty was right http://www.technologyreview.com/web/24166/ * ** List info, subscription management, list rules, archives, privacy ** ** policy, calmness, a member map, and more at http://www.cguys.org/ **

[CGUYS] PC Magazine

2010-01-04 Thread chad evans wyatt
Curious that no mention here of the passing of PC Magazine, crossed over after the January issue into digital only.  As Mac-centric, I nonetheless value the opinions and information from a great publication, now left hardcopy after 20 years.

Re: [CGUYS] a new word?

2010-01-05 Thread chad evans wyatt
Amen, Tony --- On Tue, 1/5/10, Tony B ton...@gmail.com wrote: From: Tony B ton...@gmail.com Subject: [CGUYS] a new word? To: COMPUTERGUYS-L@listserv.aol.com Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2010, 11:45 AM It's this kind of sloppy writing that makes the rest of us have to learn useless new words. I've

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