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Yeah, it's part of the preference settings for... 483 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, it's part of the preference settings for the "turbo", you can move a slider to set image quality, the lower the image quality, the higher the speed and vice versus. Text and other non image...
Posted by Starry Night, on Mar 2, 2006 at 11:40 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the tip. I tried out FasterMac. I... 483 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the tip. I tried out FasterMac. I timed a few pages to see if they loaded faster with the turbo vs. without. Often they were 25% faster but to get the speed the image quality suffered....
Posted by Starry Night, on Mar 2, 2006 at 10:49 PM, in Applications
Have You Used FasterMac.net? 483 Views / 4 Replies  
Aloha,

I couldn't decide which is the most appropriate forum for this, I apologize if this is the wrong one.

I saw an ad in the recent MacWorld for OWC dialup internet service called...
Posted by Starry Night, on Mar 2, 2006 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
I second Sidnote... 809 Views / 7 Replies  
I second Sidnote...
Posted by Starry Night, on Dec 29, 2005 at 12:43 AM, in Applications
The read me files says the following about the... 687 Views / 4 Replies  
The read me files says the following about the Power Chute software:

"
• Shutdown : The OS shutdown performed by this application is an emergency shutdown. No applications are closed and no...
Posted by Starry Night, on Dec 8, 2005 at 04:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
APC's Power Chute Software for Battery Backup System 687 Views / 4 Replies  
Aloha,

I recently purchased an inexpensive APC Battery Backup 500 VA (300 watts) system from Amazon. It comes with an application called "Power Chute Personal Edition v 1.3.2" that is supposed to...
Posted by Starry Night, on Dec 7, 2005 at 10:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Canon Faxphone L80 Driver? 1,306 Views / 0 Replies  
Aloha,

I have 10.3.9 and received a free Canon Faxphone L80 combination fax, copier and printer. The L80 isn't listed in Apple's list of ok printers and the Canon website only lists a Windows...
Posted by Starry Night, on Oct 27, 2005 at 02:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Panther Internet Connect Question 216 Views / 0 Replies  
G'day,

I'm running 10.3.9 and on dialup. Is it possible with Panther for me to set one of the "F" keys to connect me to the internet and one "F" key to disconnect? If so, how?

The way it is...
Posted by Starry Night, on Oct 15, 2005 at 04:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I also have a 1.25 GHz MDD running 10.3.9. No... 508 Views / 4 Replies  
I also have a 1.25 GHz MDD running 10.3.9. No change to fan noise here when FW devices are plugged in.........
Posted by Starry Night, on Oct 3, 2005 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacAlly FireWire 400 PHR-100AF Question 376 Views / 0 Replies  
Aloha,

I replaced my apparently defunct OWC Mercury Elite FireWire (lasted one year under very very light usage) enclosure with a MacAlly FireWire 400 PHR-100AF. After a bit of toil and struggle,...
Posted by Starry Night, on Oct 1, 2005 at 02:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
MacAlly PHR-100AF (OWC) Ext Firewire HD Problems 307 Views / 0 Replies  
(fairly fixed now, see next message)

G'day,

I have a year old 160 GB Seagate HD inside a OWC Mercury elite case. I'm the original owner and it has always worked perfectly. It's only used for...
Posted by Starry Night, on Sep 27, 2005 at 03:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Free Mac Journal vs. Pay Mac Journal (and Devon Note) 422 Views / 0 Replies  
Aloha,

I have the free version of Mac Journal (2.6.1) and am considering buying the pay version ($14.95). Can someone who has used both the free and pay versions explain (generally) what the pay...
Posted by Starry Night, on Sep 16, 2005 at 11:31 PM, in Applications
Enigmo is great, but isn't it from Pangea, the... 627 Views / 10 Replies  
Enigmo is great, but isn't it from Pangea, the Otto Matic folks?
Posted by Starry Night, on Sep 14, 2005 at 12:11 AM, in Gaming
It didn't transfer some of my license codes, not... 691 Views / 9 Replies  
It didn't transfer some of my license codes, not a bit deal to re-enter........
Posted by Starry Night, on Sep 14, 2005 at 12:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I recently bought DD Poker (reviews at VT, not... 2,513 Views / 13 Replies  
I recently bought DD Poker (reviews at VT, not MU). It's quite fun, though probably more worth $19 instead of $29......... Learned of DD Poker from the "What's Hot" section of the latest Mac World.
Posted by Starry Night, on Sep 10, 2005 at 12:26 AM, in Gaming
Subject of great debate, no one knows except... 2,239 Views / 43 Replies  
Subject of great debate, no one knows except Softpress....
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 31, 2005 at 01:25 AM, in Applications
I shopped around and found the Freeway Pro boxed... 2,239 Views / 43 Replies  
I shopped around and found the Freeway Pro boxed set for a good price that came with the printed manual. Having tried both the pdf and the printed version, I much prefer the printed version because...
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 29, 2005 at 11:27 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the great feedback! I have a SP... 569 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the great feedback!

I have a SP 1.25ghz G4 PM, 768MB with the 64MB ATI Radeon 9000 graphics card, 10.3.9. Do you think I'll be ok in the fixed hardware mode?
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 29, 2005 at 11:19 PM, in Gaming
Thanks anyway. I have TW 2003 and love it. Yet... 569 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks anyway. I have TW 2003 and love it. Yet I'm waiting around for the reports to filter in before getting 2005.

Enjoy!
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 28, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in Gaming
It works just fine with PC browsers, after all,... 2,239 Views / 43 Replies  
It works just fine with PC browsers, after all, Softpress would be out of business in a week if Freeway sites couldn't be viewed on a PC............... Freeway Pro has an active following amongst...
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 28, 2005 at 08:35 PM, in Applications
How does it compare with 2003? 569 Views / 11 Replies  
How does it compare with 2003?
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 26, 2005 at 11:11 PM, in Gaming
Cool, please report back with a review! 569 Views / 11 Replies  
Cool, please report back with a review!
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 26, 2005 at 02:07 AM, in Gaming
I have 3 HD's (one FW ext) for my Power Mac. I... 449 Views / 4 Replies  
I have 3 HD's (one FW ext) for my Power Mac. I use Carbon Copy Cloner to clone a backup copy of my OS to one partition, both internal and external. On other partitions, both internal and external,...
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 25, 2005 at 06:39 AM, in Applications
Inside Mac Games says it was released on 8/23,... 569 Views / 11 Replies  
Inside Mac Games says it was released on 8/23, thus it shouldn't be long.......
Posted by Starry Night, on Aug 25, 2005 at 06:05 AM, in Gaming
The best thing to do is to go to softpress.com... 2,239 Views / 43 Replies  
The best thing to do is to go to softpress.com and go to the support section. Once there, either send an email to softpress with your problem, or perhaps better, sign up for the FreewayTalk mailing...
Posted by Starry Night, on Jun 8, 2005 at 10:20 PM, in Applications
I live on Maui, we have intense sun year round. ... 717 Views / 14 Replies  
I live on Maui, we have intense sun year round. By a wide margin, the most popular sunglasses on the island are Maui Jim (www.mauijim.com). Excellent optics, very durable, and the company repairs...
Posted by Starry Night, on Jun 1, 2005 at 12:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a pair of Creature II's. For the price,... 1,818 Views / 20 Replies  
I have a pair of Creature II's. For the price, and keeping in mind that price is around $65, they sound ok. I don't care for the way they implement the volume control on the speaker which consists...
Posted by Starry Night, on Jun 1, 2005 at 12:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's really really easy to do, I just did it a... 483 Views / 5 Replies  
It's really really easy to do, I just did it a few days ago with Panther. Download Carbon Copy Cloner from MacUpdate. Use CCC to clone your HD to your external HD. CCC recommends that an external...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 30, 2005 at 05:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Someone at the Apple.com boards had knew about... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
Someone at the Apple.com boards had knew about the hum I was hearing. They suggested to pull out the carrier, loosen the screws, and then retighten them. The hum is much better now....
Posted by Starry Night, on May 27, 2005 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
I use Carbon Copy Cloner ($5 ?) to make the... 903 Views / 13 Replies  
I use Carbon Copy Cloner ($5 ?) to make the bootable clone, and ChronoSync ($30) for incremental backups. Works flawlessly and very fast, easy to use.......
Posted by Starry Night, on May 27, 2005 at 07:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Panther: Restore vs. CCC / OEM Report 353 Views / 0 Replies  
Aloha,

First off, the OEM Panther from OWC installed just fine, no problems, and everything appears to be in working order. It was indeed a universal installer. It also updated my iApps to...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 26, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Mac OS X
I was able to get it done, thanks for the help. ... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
I was able to get it done, thanks for the help.

One thing, this second internal HD has added a new low level hum that wasn't there before. It's nothing loud, just slightly different. I was...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 25, 2005 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the replies. I've tried with a #1... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies. I've tried with a #1 phillips and that hasn't worked. I'm going to buy a #2 and see how that goes.

Chris V, I think you're talking about a different model, mine is the...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 25, 2005 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Please Help: Trouble Installing 2nd HDD on G4 PM 526 Views / 5 Replies  
Aloha,

I have a 1.25ghz G4 MDD PowerMac. I'm trying to add a second internal (200GB Seagate Barracuda Ultra Ata 100) hard drive by following the instructions that came with my Mac. Try as I...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 24, 2005 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply. I have a new internal... 388 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I have a new internal Seagate HD that should arive any day from Amazon (200GB for $80) that I will install, and then do a clean install of Panther, and then migrate stuff from...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 23, 2005 at 07:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Some are model specific, others are universal... 767 Views / 12 Replies  
Some are model specific, others are universal installers and are not model specific......
Posted by Starry Night, on May 22, 2005 at 02:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the reply. I think it's not... 388 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I think it's not technically an OEM copy of Panther (10.3.5). It's the system restore DVD's that were shipped with eMacs that also happen to be universal installers. They...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 21, 2005 at 11:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Panther Installation on New HDD 388 Views / 5 Replies  
Aloha,

My OEM copy of Panther arrived and I plan to first install it on a partition on a brand new (empty, clean) hard drive. A few questions:

1) I'd like the installation to transfer all of...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 21, 2005 at 01:34 AM, in Mac OS X
The May 2005 MacWorld mentions iPartition by... 650 Views / 13 Replies  
The May 2005 MacWorld mentions iPartition by Coriolis Systems (www.coriolis-systems.com) as a way to partition without erasing, costs $45..........
Posted by Starry Night, on May 19, 2005 at 11:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Everyone, I think I get it now! 1,084 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks Everyone, I think I get it now!
Posted by Starry Night, on May 18, 2005 at 11:33 PM, in Applications
I'm sure it's all very clear to **people who know... 1,084 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm sure it's all very clear to **people who know what they're talking about**, but to people like me it's still not entirely clear :)

Am I correct in saying the following: If I download the...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 18, 2005 at 05:48 AM, in Applications
Part of it's caution, part of it is only having... 1,084 Views / 14 Replies  
Part of it's caution, part of it is only having limited knowledge and not fully understanding things. The only way to learn is to ask questions!

I read through Alsoft's website and was a bit...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 18, 2005 at 01:45 AM, in Applications
Diskwarrior 3.03 1,084 Views / 14 Replies  
How is it and how is it with Panther? Has anyone tried the free update that you use to create a new CD? Does that work fine or is it better to just pay the $20 for a new CD?

Thanks.
Posted by Starry Night, on May 18, 2005 at 12:50 AM, in Applications
Thanks again for everyone's help. In reading... 1,871 Views / 39 Replies  
Thanks again for everyone's help.

In reading replies here at Macnn as well as at other Mac discussion locations, the best I can figure is that everyone is at least partially correct. Once again,...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 18, 2005 at 12:44 AM, in Mac OS X
OWC assures me that the disks come from iMac and... 1,871 Views / 39 Replies  
OWC assures me that the disks come from iMac and eMac over production runs, I think that would be enough assurance. What do you think? If something is screwy, I'm very tenacious about standing up...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 16, 2005 at 11:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I heard back from OWC, here's what they say in... 1,871 Views / 39 Replies  
I heard back from OWC, here's what they say in regards to whether or not the OEM version is model specific:

"This is true for G5, MacMini, and PowerBook disks.  The iBook, iMac, and eMac OEM disks...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 16, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I was able to get the local Apple store to burn a... 1,871 Views / 39 Replies  
I was able to get the local Apple store to burn a disk with the 10.3.8 & 10.3.9 combo updates plus the 2005-002 security update, all for $5! I told the genius about my laidback update scheme and he...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 15, 2005 at 12:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the info. Here are a few questions: ... 1,871 Views / 39 Replies  
Thanks for the info. Here are a few questions:

1) The OEM version that OWC is selling is for emac and imacs. I'll be installing on a G4 (SP) PowerMac. I would guess the architecture is...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 14, 2005 at 03:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm using 10.2.6 which works great. I realize... 1,871 Views / 39 Replies  
I'm using 10.2.6 which works great. I realize there are different ways to approach the OS thing, but to me, given that I have no need for the latest and greatest because my main uses are word...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 13, 2005 at 10:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Here's what MacSales told me: "Both disks... 1,871 Views / 39 Replies  
Here's what MacSales told me:

"Both disks are from Apple. The OEM disks were overruns from eMac or iMac production and Apple sold these to us at a very good price. These a full featured OS disks...
Posted by Starry Night, on May 13, 2005 at 08:14 PM, in Mac OS X
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