Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

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A Day With the iMac: Photo Syncing

by on Nov.29, 2014, under Computers, Technology

So we’ve had some computers die and were in need of something for a specific purpose: something to sync and backup our iOS devices with. Seeing as how we were originally using Windows for that, you’d think we’d have just gotten a cheap Dell or something. But, no. After some discussion, we got a refurbished iMac from Apple. Given that we were used to how Windows worked, this may have not been the best idea … even for someone who otherwise likes Macs, like me.




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Mac BootCamp & VMWare Fusion with PGP

by on Apr.04, 2010, under Computers, Technology

This isn’t a “how to get it working” post, but a “how to fix it if you suddenly can’t boot either OS.”







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Snow Leopard and Java – Using Older Versions of Java

by on Feb.09, 2010, under Computers, Technology

Certain apps used here at my workplace seem to prefer the actual version of Java 5 rather than the faked one from Java 6. Here’s a quick how to that might help you get your apps working.







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Macs, Active Directory, and Multiple Domains

by on Feb.05, 2010, under Computers, Networking, Technology

A quick blog post to cover something I encountered at work and finally found a solution to.







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Windows 7: Some Impressions

by on Oct.10, 2009, under Computers, Technology

I finally got around to getting a hold of and installing Windows 7. I haven’t used it much, but I’ve used it enough to give some initial impressions of it …







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Blackberry Tour 9630 (Sprint)/Mac Tethering Notes

by on Jul.20, 2009, under Cell Phones & Providers, Networking, Technology

I got around to playing with this tonight. Here’s what I’ve learned and some step by step instructions on how to go about tethering your Sprint based Blackberry Tour 9630 to your Mac via Bluetooth.







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Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard), Active Directory, Canon’s “EOS Digital Solutions Disk”

by on Jul.11, 2008, under Computers, Networking, Technology

This is where we find out that the permissions on Mac’s newest OS don’t always resolve properly for some software. At least we figured it out for you, so that if luck is with you and your Google-Fu is strong, you’ll find this page before going out of your mind.







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Quickie – VMWare Fusion vs Parallels Desktop

by on Mar.19, 2008, under Computers, Technology

Both are packages that allow you to run Windows (or other x86 operating systems) on top of Mac OS (assuming you’re using a newer Intel based Mac). I’m a long time user of Parallels Desktop, but I’ve recently switched to VMWare Fusion (and am hoping that work will pony up the $40 to get me […]




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