According to Samsung's Web site, the main difference between the two series is the presence of Samsung Apps in the UNC6500 models. The two series also have slightly different styling, one colored "stone black" and the other "graphite." According to one portion of Samsung's Web site, the UNC6500 is also 0.1 inch thinner than the UNC6300; however, according to another section of the site, they're the same thickness (… Read more
MacFixIt Answers is a feature where we answer questions e-mailed to us by readers. This week, we have questions on recovering accidentally deleted files, retrieving files off iPhones, where the QuickTime preferences went in Snow Leopard, and external drive compatibility with the Mac.… Read more
Intuit's several Web sites, including Quicken Online and QuickBooks Online, are back online following a major power outage that took the sites down Tuesday evening.
In a statement released Thursday morning, Intuit said that after working throughout the night on Wednesday it had restored service to the customer sites that were down since 7 p.m. PDT Tuesday as a result of the outage. Those sites include Intuit's core Web site, QuickBooks Online, Quicken, QuickBase, and TurboTax Online. Intuit advises that in some cases customers may need to refresh their browsers to reconnect to the affected sites and … Read more
Intuit's core Web site and its QuickBooks and Quicken online sites have suffered a major outage, rendering them offline and unavailable since 7 p.m. PDT on Tuesday.
In a statement on its QuickBooks support page, Intuit acknowledged the outage but provided no details on the cause or estimated recovery time.
"Service Interruption to Intuit Websites and Applications: Intuit continues working to restore full service to a number of websites and applications that became unavailable at about 7pm Tuesday, Pacific time," read the statement. "Our first priority is to give customers full and complete access to … Read more
Users may experience issues in iMovie '09 when attempting to import or play back video. Though iMovie '09 supports many formats, there are many it does not, which could lead to the aforementioned issues. To solve the issue, you may need to convert the incompatible file using QuickTime Pro.… Read more
For power users and other keyboard-shortcut fanatics, Keyboard Maestro is one of those apps that--once you've used it for a couple weeks--you wonder how you ever lived without it. (And, in fact, Keyboard Maestro mimics the functionality of many other much-beloved productivity-enhancing apps, even including the Classic Finder.) Keyboard Maestro's Program Switcher and Window Switcher make cycling through and managing open applications and windows a breeze, and its Clipboard Switcher lets you work with and store an endless number of clipboards. Keyboard Maestro also supports Growl and AppleScript, with the option of automatically pasting in script results at … Read more
While Apple's QuickTime focus has shifted to the new QuickTime X technologies, Apple still provides QuickTime 7 as an optional install so people can use features such as authenticated streaming video, QTVR and other interactive QuickTime content in Snow Leopard. Apple today has released a small update for the older QuickTime player.… Read more
Apple has numerous "at your fingertips" options in OS X, including icon previews, coverflow and column-view previews, as well as QuickLook and Dashboard. Of these, QuickLook is one of the most useful in allowing you get a brief bit of information about an item that does not have a preview option, or a more detailed look at the contents if the item does have a preview. If for some reason the QuickLook feature stops working there are several things you can try to get it up and running again.… Read more
When you invoke QuickLook on a folder in OS X, you are shown the folder icon along with some information about the folder. While this is convenient, QuickLook has a hidden "X-ray" feature that lets you preview items in the folder, similar to the option in Windows where pictures are displayed in the enclosing folder's icon.… Read more