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You've been reading nonsense that's why. Longhorn... 6,671 Views / 103 Replies  
You've been reading nonsense that's why. Longhorn is already running with most of its final features on machines running at less than a Ghz. With 32MB cards some of the effects are disabled, with...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 13, 2004 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Xound and Labels X are essential haxies that... 4,517 Views / 64 Replies  
Xound and Labels X are essential haxies that should have been in the OS in the first place.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 12, 2004 at 02:36 PM, in Mac OS X
True. But in recent months I was playing with... 4,517 Views / 64 Replies  
True. But in recent months I was playing with X11, Fink, other apps, games, etc and I had all sorts of folders and hidden files I didn't quite notice until I saw my drive from another computer on a...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 12, 2004 at 01:17 AM, in Mac OS X
:sleep: Wow, you transferred files including... 4,517 Views / 64 Replies  
:sleep: Wow, you transferred files including dozens of prefs and invisible files that are no longer used. I like it the old fashioned manual way.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 11, 2004 at 09:51 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm really hoping Apple will integrate their PIM... 4,786 Views / 102 Replies  
I'm really hoping Apple will integrate their PIM apps because right now it's a mess. iSync, iCal, Address Book, Stickies and Mail should all be one nicely designed application that I can keep open...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 9, 2004 at 02:11 AM, in Mac OS X
They've been sending me Emails asking me to take... 463 Views / 4 Replies  
They've been sending me Emails asking me to take a survey but I delete them.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 8, 2004 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On Tom's Hardware they have tested water cooled... 720 Views / 8 Replies  
On Tom's Hardware they have tested water cooled PIVs at over 4Ghz running stable. For even more bizarre experiments, a liquid nitrogen chilled PIV running stable at over 5.2 Ghz!!!!! But it could...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 8, 2004 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I guess so. 903 Views / 29 Replies  
I guess so.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 6, 2004 at 09:22 PM, in Mac OS X
They used to have a 1st gen iMac in the kitchen... 10,387 Views / 149 Replies  
They used to have a 1st gen iMac in the kitchen in an earlier series.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 6, 2004 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's pure BS. Those are the top specs for... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
It's pure BS. Those are the top specs for machines will be around in 2006. Longhorn is more or less already running in mature form on machines under 1Ghz. If your graphics card is a little on the...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 08:57 PM, in Mac OS X
That's nonsense. It's more exaggerated than... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
That's nonsense. It's more exaggerated than Zimphire's attacks on Democrats.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 08:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd like windows with realistic moving hair. :err: 2,949 Views / 62 Replies  
I'd like windows with realistic moving hair. :err:
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 06:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Jonathan Ross on his film review show typically... 10,387 Views / 149 Replies  
Jonathan Ross on his film review show typically had a Ti-book on his desk. I never saw him touch it though, it was just a prop.

I sold my Alu12 to a production designer back in November. Not only...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, I thought you mean OSX's windows. Should... 2,949 Views / 62 Replies  
Sorry, I thought you mean OSX's windows. Should have spotted the capital W.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 04:20 PM, in Mac OS X
True independence would use resolution... 2,949 Views / 62 Replies  
True independence would use resolution independent graphics which do exist and are very high DPI. Using screen zoom doesn't keep buttons and text smooth, it blurs them.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 03:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Not until the bitmaps that fill the vectors are... 2,949 Views / 62 Replies  
Not until the bitmaps that fill the vectors are very high DPI. Even if you turn on resolution independent rendering the bitmaps used in the menu and title bars are still very low resolution.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 02:48 PM, in Mac OS X
INT. JOHN F. SMITH'S BEDROOM - NIGHT A... 428 Views / 11 Replies  
INT. JOHN F. SMITH'S BEDROOM - NIGHT

A torrent file busily downloads a pre-release OS on John's desktop while he logs on to MacNN forums. He talks to himself as he posts a message:

JOHN
The...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 02:51 AM, in Mac OS X
It would be nice if all apps zoomed away off... 1,234 Views / 32 Replies  
It would be nice if all apps zoomed away off screen and zoomed back on screen like Dashboard when you chose Hide.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 5, 2004 at 01:11 AM, in Mac OS X
There's an EXR Photoshop plugin on that site that... 10,752 Views / 160 Replies  
There's an EXR Photoshop plugin on that site that I downloaded but it doesn't come with any readme file. Which plugin folder do I install it in?
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 4, 2004 at 11:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, that was brilliant! 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
Thanks, that was brilliant!
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 4, 2004 at 07:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Fine. There's something wrong with it in Windows.... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
Fine. There's something wrong with it in Windows. Why shouldn't that be fixed or why should it be that way on the Mac? I don't see any reason to think if the cut command was brought to the Finder it...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 4, 2004 at 03:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Why is it alright to cut and paste text and... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
Why is it alright to cut and paste text and graphics but not files?
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 4, 2004 at 02:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: No longer a Mac user 1,799 Views / 23 Replies  
That's nothing. Someone stole my BMW 3 series a few weeks ago. It was souped up and I was just about to change the tires and sell it for something better. Now I'm stuck at home in the heat. It's 15...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 3, 2004 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a completely different thing. The Cinewave... 696 Views / 17 Replies  
It's a completely different thing. The Cinewave card is not a graphics card. It's a video I/O card that accelerates editing in the timeline such as transitions, previews and so on. Your primary...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 3, 2004 at 04:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
They did a public preview called OSX 10.0 and it... 536 Views / 7 Replies  
They did a public preview called OSX 10.0 and it pissed off a lot of people because Apple didn't say it was a preview.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 2, 2004 at 03:55 AM, in Mac OS X
All I'm asking is for a developer to say how it... 669 Views / 7 Replies  
All I'm asking is for a developer to say how it is running. Or is that against the NDE? I just noticed how many developers are talking about features in the OSX forum.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 1, 2004 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So that's a total of 7 people now that I've come... 735 Views / 12 Replies  
So that's a total of 7 people now that I've come across who can't install 10.4 because of kernel panics at boot up. Which models aren't supported currently? Is there a hack to get the installer to...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 1, 2004 at 04:06 AM, in Mac OS X
Anyone getting Tiger kernal panics? 735 Views / 12 Replies  
I iChatted with some developers. Two said they can't install Tiger because they get kernal panics during installation. Another said Virtual PC 6 gave him a kernal panic but he had only 512MBs. Has...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jul 1, 2004 at 01:49 AM, in Mac OS X
I own 99% of Apple's shares. I say the Finder... 659 Views / 12 Replies  
I own 99% of Apple's shares. I say the Finder will be replaced by Abu-Gharaf 1.0. We've been able to strip the Finder down and give it a real whipping to make Get Info very easy to use. Our only...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 11:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Tiger on current and old Powerbooks 669 Views / 7 Replies  
Is anyone running Tiger here? How's it running on your machine?
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's why I asked for full Xbench results. I'm... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
That's why I asked for full Xbench results. I'm sure there is a speed up across most of the system even if this is still a beta.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 10:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Nope. Codec isn't being read by Panther. 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
Nope. Codec isn't being read by Panther.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 06:03 PM, in Mac OS X
What's the new DVD Player like? Live resizing or... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
What's the new DVD Player like? Live resizing or no?
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 04:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Regarding benchmarks, since the graphics engine... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
Regarding benchmarks, since the graphics engine has been rewritten and looks much better than QE does currently, including live resizing in Quicktime and also Coreimage, could someone please do some...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in Mac OS X
I want to try Tiger now but I'm not a software... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
I want to try Tiger now but I'm not a software developer. This is too tempting. They should just release it quick. It looks much better than 10.0 no matter what bugs it has right now!
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 03:45 PM, in Mac OS X
It was purchased from Macromedia. Final Cut 1.0... 10,752 Views / 160 Replies  
It was purchased from Macromedia. Final Cut 1.0 was a Windows only product that was bought by Apple prior to release. We know the rest. They changed the interface, then added color correction, then...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 03:39 PM, in Mac OS X
This is all very nice but are your applications... 38,431 Views / 377 Replies  
This is all very nice but are your applications running faster? Are there any broken applications if you upgrade from Panther? Any chance for benchmarks?
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 30, 2004 at 01:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I disagree. I like my 4:3 screens with a nice... 928 Views / 15 Replies  
I disagree. I like my 4:3 screens with a nice flat tube and sharp image. It's the only way to watch Kubrick movies and old VHS tapes - and I love old VHS tapes, don't ask why, I just do. I learnt how...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 29, 2004 at 12:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm annoyed many of these new effects will leave... 10,752 Views / 160 Replies  
I'm annoyed many of these new effects will leave many users out like QE did but by the time Tiger comes out some of us will have upgraded and many will be new Mac owners. I just hope a Powerbook G5...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 29, 2004 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
I switched my cousin when I sold him my Tibook.... 3,248 Views / 72 Replies  
I switched my cousin when I sold him my Tibook. He fell in love with OSX. He's an IT contractor for very big companies and always worked with MS software. When he saw how easy it was to get things...
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 28, 2004 at 11:57 PM, in Mac OS X
That was very nice. A video stream makes the OS... 3,554 Views / 17 Replies  
That was very nice. A video stream makes the OS look much better. I love the spinning widgets.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 28, 2004 at 11:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Torchlight = Spotlight 667 Views / 4 Replies  
They keep nicking my ideas! Cool. Steve-O, just ask and I'll tell you what I think of those widgets.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 28, 2004 at 08:44 PM, in Mac OS X
That's what M$ says. Monopolies do not fair... 5,440 Views / 133 Replies  
That's what M$ says. Monopolies do not fair competition make.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:57 PM, in Mac OS X
All that's not worth it unless you have a G5 and... 5,440 Views / 133 Replies  
All that's not worth it unless you have a G5 and lots of pixels on screen. Ah...I see what they want us to do.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:47 PM, in Mac OS X
NOOOOO. They are making the GUI messy! 5,440 Views / 133 Replies  
NOOOOO. They are making the GUI messy!
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Transparent scroll bar in Sysprefs was the... 6,739 Views / 102 Replies  
Transparent scroll bar in Sysprefs was the funniest. It's not even part of the GDI/SDK/Or Anything else and never will be.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 27, 2004 at 07:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Spymac claimed Apple asked them to remove the... 6,739 Views / 102 Replies  
Spymac claimed Apple asked them to remove the iWalk. Those websites will do anything to look legit and attract advertisers. They make a living out of bullturd.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 27, 2004 at 05:55 PM, in Mac OS X
If they tried to pull of a compulsory... 6,739 Views / 102 Replies  
If they tried to pull of a compulsory subscription service, which I doubt because Steve Jobs doesn't work like that, everyone should demand .Mac subscription come free with any machine they buy.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 27, 2004 at 05:24 PM, in Mac OS X
So much talk over fake pics. There is no 'ifs'... 6,739 Views / 102 Replies  
So much talk over fake pics. There is no 'ifs' here. These are fake. There's nothing major being shown for a 'pre-release'.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 27, 2004 at 01:42 PM, in Mac OS X
My first Mac was a Lombard and I absolutely... 5,055 Views / 101 Replies  
My first Mac was a Lombard and I absolutely adored it. That lovely velvety cover, solid build, etc. I wouldn't mind a G5 PB with that same quality feel.
Posted by RooneyX, on Jun 24, 2004 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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