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Streaming video around the house

I ripped a bunch of my DVDs to my Mac so that I could put the cases in storage. Currently, the files sit on my hard drive on my Mac Pro, and when I want to watch something, I copy the relevant file to a USB stick and walk it upstairs to the TV, where the Blu Ray player has a USB input. Is there an easier way to get these files onto my TV (and ideally, iPads/iPhones) than walking the file around the house? We're an all-Mac household. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jul 22, 2014 - 18 answers

Easy way to manage iPhone photos and iCloud photo backups?

I'm getting frequent alerts on my iPhone that my free 5gb of iCloud storage is full. Most of this is from years of photos on my phone--in fact, that's pretty much the only thing on my phone I would care about having backed up. I also think most/all of the images on my phone are already backed up to my computer in Lightroom. Is there a convenient/automatic way to handle what photos stay on my phone and what photos are backed up to iCloud? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jun 10, 2014 - 4 answers

Backing up an open disk image?

Based on your answers to my prior question, I keep sensitive files on my Mac in an encrypted disk image. I back up my Mac to Time Machine, plus a local external Superduper! clone, and to Crashplan. How do I ensure those backups accurately record the disk image--do I have to eject the disk image or will the backups copy the open (mounted) disk? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Dec 24, 2013 - 4 answers

Networking (maybe?) our Macs

My wife and I use Macs, iOS devices, and Apple networking gear. We're thinking about sharing the desk where my Mac Pro is; as a result, if she needs the desk, and I need a computer, I'd have to use her MacBook Pro. What's the best way to network our computers so that we could do our work from whatever computer we're using, have music and/or programs available, etc.? Some details inside. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Nov 1, 2013 - 6 answers

Need a Crashplan plan.

I’m finally signing up for an unlimited Crashplan package this weekend. This is my first time using web storage for any of my backup needs. Can you let me know if I’m thinking correctly about 1) what I back up online and 2) what makes sense for backing up in the future? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jul 19, 2013 - 11 answers

Old MS Word Easter Egg?

I dimly recall a MS Word dictionary (or thesaurus) Easter Egg (I think) that I stumbled upon in college a million years ago. Does it ring a bell with any of you? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Feb 27, 2013 - 4 answers

What was this "Game"?

When I was in college in the mid-90s, I had a "game" (broadly defined) for my Macintosh Quadra 650 (aw yiss!) that was labeled ITA Choco. Here's what seems to be a site by the creators (partially in Japanese, partially in 404 errors). What was the point of it? And what does the site say? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Feb 13, 2013 - 4 answers

This is your Mac. This is your Mac on lockdown.

Looking for best practices for home data security for an exclusively Mac household. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Nov 20, 2012 - 4 answers

I'm sort of the Brian Wilson of people who plonk ineptly in Garageband.

Does anyone have any awesome tips, tricks, hacks, etc. for becoming a Garageband (11) hero? If so, this is the AskMe where you would post them and garner the favorites and best answers you so crave. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jan 13, 2012 - 6 answers

Getting my Mac back on track

New Year's Resolution: Clean up my hard drive(s) by removing duplicate files, implementing a new folder hierarchy, and any other odds and ends I need you to tell me to do. Mac Pro 2009 running the latest pre-Lion OS. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jan 4, 2012 - 10 answers

Hard Drive Oddness

Question about odd external HDD behavior--what, if anything, should I be replacing? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Mar 14, 2011 - 2 answers

Tablet advice for Lightroom

I'm thinking of getting an Intuos 4 tablet for my photo work (Lightroom, Photoshop). Obviously, it's the bees knees for Photoshop--anyone using it with Lightroom (where I do most of my editing)? Which version to get? Thinking the medium or the slightly smaller wireless version--do they have enough real estate for effective use with a 23/24" Apple Cinema Display? Lastly, are there any rumors about an impending refresh? The wireless version was released over a year ago, and the wired versions were released almost two years ago. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Feb 24, 2011 - 8 answers

Need MacBook advice.

Looking for advice on 1) which Mac laptop to buy (yes, I know the rumors of a MacBook Pro refresh in early March; we'd wait for the new models) and 2) how to integrate a happy home network of Macs. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Feb 17, 2011 - 11 answers

USB SATA HD WTF FTW?

Is my external HD enclosure killing drives? Or is it bad luck? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Nov 20, 2009 - 11 answers

and while we're at it, can you help me run the Talking Moose?

When we were in college, the lovely Mrs. Haddock professed her love in several sweet sound files that I'd like to be able to hear again. Please help bridge the gap between a PowerBook 520 and a Quadra 650 running System 7 and a MacBook running Leopard. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Feb 18, 2008 - 9 answers

Firefox browser windows spawn too low

Whenever I open a new browser window in Firefox (2.0.0.11) on my Macbook (OS 10.4.10), the window opens one title bar too low. How can I force all new browser windows to spawn in the upper-left corner? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jan 7, 2008 - 8 answers

amateur hard drive swap, or road to sorrow?

Can/should I re-use the enclosure for a hard drive I have outgrown as a housing for a new hard drive, or should I just buy new? Either way, what should I be buying? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jun 2, 2007 - 7 answers

In the dark about Lightroom

Can anyone who is higher on the learning curve recommend any good resources/offer any tips/etc. for getting the most out of Adobe Lightroom? Bonus points for advice on tranisitioning from iPhoto. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Apr 5, 2007 - 1 answer

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