The new Mac Pro computer arrived last Thursday*, and I spent the next 24 hours setting it up.
It’s amazingly fast, and Final Cut Pro actually runs on it without the horrid beach ball spinning every time I attempt to do anything!
I think I’ve pretty much set up everything, though I’m sure I’ll bump into a few odds and… Continue reading
Over the years I’ve made numerous purchases (tens of thousands of dollars) from B&H Photo Video in New York City. They have good prices and a quick turn around. Additionally, I immediately save 8.5% because they don’t bill sales tax.
On January 14, 2014, I ordered a totally decked out new Apple Mac Pro. They said it would be available… Continue reading
I’ve had my existing Mac Pro for an amazing 6 or 7 years–in computer years that’s older than I feel when I wake up in the mornings. Final Cut Pro X has issues on the old machine, and my 8 terabytes of hard disk space is all but filled with years and years of digital clutter.
So, the… Continue reading
Apple‘s walled garden has its advantages and disadvantages. When you have problems, have AppleCare and use all Apple products, their support is part of that huge advantage!
I upgraded 10.8.5 to 10.9, Mavericks. Quick Look allows the user to see files in the Finder. Additionally, the user can select a file and press the spacebar to immediately preview the file… Continue reading
Upgrading to 10.7
I upgraded my computers to OS 10.7 (Lion) after moving into the temporary apartment. Everything went smoothing on my main laptop, but my Mac Pro has given me fits. Over the course of a couple of weeks, containing 5 or 6 phone calls, lasting a minimum of 3 hours each, I’ve worked with top level Apple support… Continue reading
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My main computer has had its 1T startup disk fail. After nearly 24 hours of working on it, I at least have it running again. I’ve had to take another 1T internal drive and make it the new start up drive with OS 10.6.x. So far, I’ve had success getting all of my document files, my upgrades… Continue reading