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Not for anything other than the LHC being turned... 2,085,943 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Not for anything other than the LHC being turned on and fired earlier today:

http://cache.boston.com/universal/site_graphics/blogs/bigpicture/lhc_08_01/lhc5.jpg
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Posted by zykron, on Sep 10, 2008 at 08:52 PM, in GUI Customization
Where did you get this program "Hear"? I... 3,021 Views / 4 Replies  
Where did you get this program "Hear"?

I didn't think that one could concatenate a reverb into the waveform of each audio clip through iTunes, but if this program does just that, then I'd...
Posted by zykron, on Sep 10, 2008 at 11:41 AM, in Applications
I never knew this before. Adobe writes the (junk)... 711 Views / 8 Replies  
I never knew this before. Adobe writes the (junk) code?

Why doesn't Apple write some Flash of their own?

P.S. Weather.com's browser crashing video interface via Bluebox is even worse.
Posted by zykron, on Sep 10, 2008 at 11:39 AM, in Applications
http://www.macrumors.com/2008/09/10/ipod-touch-2-1... 601 Views / 9 Replies  
http://www.macrumors.com/2008/09/10/ipod-touch-2-1-firmware-features-and-availability/
Posted by zykron, on Sep 10, 2008 at 10:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have seen extremely bad reviews with this... 295 Views / 2 Replies  
I have seen extremely bad reviews with this printer on Amazon (has streaking/residue comparable to the 2605dn and has a high likelihood of one or more mechanical failures). And, yes, it doesn't...
Posted by zykron, on Sep 9, 2008 at 08:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Searching for a cheap quality color laser printer 295 Views / 2 Replies  
Well folks I don't have a printer right now (had been using old Canon inkjets because the ink on eBay is $30 for 24 cartridges and the printers, although slow, are sorta cheap). But this is...
Posted by zykron, on Sep 9, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes you did. I'm not buying anything... 479 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes you did.



I'm not buying anything right now, but you know what I mean, decent drives that don't break or fail at performance. I expect something that's has "turning on a light switch"...
Posted by zykron, on Sep 2, 2008 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Decent as in what brands? (Can't wait for... 479 Views / 6 Replies  
Decent as in what brands?


(Can't wait for prices to come down more.) :cool:
Posted by zykron, on Sep 2, 2008 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I want a solid state drive in my white MacBook 479 Views / 6 Replies  
Can I put a solid state hard drive in my MacBook (2.1 GHz MB402LL/A)?

Right now I'm in my curious stages, but also couldn't find any info about it anywhere online because I'm clouded with "MacBook...
Posted by zykron, on Sep 1, 2008 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"kibobytes"/"kibibytes" sounds like drooling... 4,955 Views / 32 Replies  
"kibobytes"/"kibibytes" sounds like drooling children's blubberish. No way.
Posted by zykron, on Sep 1, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's not a grammar fail. The point of the... 4,955 Views / 32 Replies  
That's not a grammar fail.

The point of the [...] was to remind you that you're not gonna get 2 TB either way, but more like 1814 GB.

Don't you love letting the manufacturers rob you of close...
Posted by zykron, on Sep 1, 2008 at 01:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had Leopard in my 1.5 GHz Powerbook with 512 MB... 461 Views / 7 Replies  
I had Leopard in my 1.5 GHz Powerbook with 512 MB of RAM (I thought that I had 1 GB since forever, oops), the machine ran fine for the everyday stuff, even NeoOffice wasn't too bad. 1 GB of RAM will...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 31, 2008 at 10:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Well rumor has it that Apple is supposed to come... 1,129 Views / 1 Replies  
Well rumor has it that Apple is supposed to come out with the new trackpad feature Premature Expectation Scrolling on September 9th, but they had a few test models out there for years under the hood....
Posted by zykron, on Aug 31, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I seriously can't imagine a 2TB (dual 1TB, i.e.,... 4,955 Views / 32 Replies  
I seriously can't imagine a 2TB (dual 1TB, i.e., dual 907 GB = 1814 GB) external hard drive package for under $300 not having something inside of it suddenly fail early in its life of use.
Posted by zykron, on Aug 31, 2008 at 09:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: No, I'll wait until multifuel-compatible cars... 1,223 Views / 55 Replies  
No, I'll wait until multifuel-compatible cars come out (or at least wait for hydrocarbon-boron compounds). One kind of fuel for cold weather (ethanol fails here), one kind of fuel for burning hot...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 31, 2008 at 07:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Imagine taking a smaller TV monitor or desktop... 892 Views / 18 Replies  
Imagine taking a smaller TV monitor or desktop monitor/screen and folding it down in half like a briefcase. We're talking about something that extends outward on both sides of your lap by quite a few...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 31, 2008 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why bother listening to anybody? Has everyone... 2,802 Views / 145 Replies  
Why bother listening to anybody? Has everyone forgotten about iTunes radio? I find stations that play stuff that I might like, then hear THE ONE song that really catches my interest.

So, how...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 28, 2008 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sometimes I just wish that Apple would write a... 9,251 Views / 126 Replies  
Sometimes I just wish that Apple would write a theming preference pane (let's call it Visor)... then Visor would allow you to change colors, opacity levels, etc. in quite a bit more detail than...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 28, 2008 at 08:38 PM, in GUI Customization
New "AIO"? Well anyways, I used to use... 2,218 Views / 13 Replies  
New "AIO"?


Well anyways, I used to use Epson before they switched over to the nightmarish C-models ($40 printers that did nothing but jam papers... no way). I had used the 740i (the one where...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 28, 2008 at 08:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Oye, in that case, I'll take full transparency.... 9,251 Views / 126 Replies  
Oye, in that case, I'll take full transparency. :cool:
Posted by zykron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:11 PM, in GUI Customization
http://home.gwi.net/~rdf/storage/images/computer/i... 992 Views / 9 Replies  
http://home.gwi.net/~rdf/storage/images/computer/imacG5/x-capacitors/sideview/P1050002.jpg


http://home.gwi.net/~rdf/storage/images/computer/imacG5/x-capacitors/macro/P1050005.jpg



Those. :D
Posted by zykron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I didn't say that. But people in the PC... 19,118 Views / 197 Replies  
I didn't say that.

But people in the PC world keep talking about independent L2 caches.

So, why not improve performance even more and get independent caches?
Posted by zykron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Meh, that's normal, I have that with CS 1, it's... 814 Views / 15 Replies  
Meh, that's normal, I have that with CS 1, it's always been there.
Posted by zykron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why would there be blu-ray in a portable before... 6,325 Views / 76 Replies  
Why would there be blu-ray in a portable before it's in a desktop?
Posted by zykron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm still waiting for all the L2 caches to be... 19,118 Views / 197 Replies  
I'm still waiting for all the L2 caches to be unshared/independent.
Posted by zykron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe they can give me a transparent menu bar for... 9,251 Views / 126 Replies  
Maybe they can give me a transparent menu bar for my iMac since it's currently not.
Posted by zykron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 03:25 PM, in GUI Customization
A free insult? :D Perfect. (Disclaimer:... 2,552 Views / 119 Replies  
A free insult? :D

Perfect.

(Disclaimer: I have no idea anyone is on here and don't really care.)
Other disclaimer: The MacNN mods are accepting free flames while this thread is open, so tough....
Posted by zykron, on Aug 26, 2008 at 07:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, I have a few digits of various photos to look... 2,986 Views / 9 Replies  
No, I have a few digits of various photos to look up, and so I just type them back in.

I'm just using that as an example.

Typing in "mo" takes me to the mozillazine forums, because that's the...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 26, 2008 at 07:07 PM, in Applications
When the URL autosearch feature is stupid and/or... 2,986 Views / 9 Replies  
When the URL autosearch feature is stupid and/or doesn't record/dig up repeated links, then I want to turn it off.

When the feature operates in a life-easing manner (typing in the ID number for a...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 26, 2008 at 06:23 PM, in Applications
Yes, there is a Leopard-ready version of... 9,251 Views / 126 Replies  
Yes, there is a Leopard-ready version of Application Enhancer, but not for ShapeShifter.



Not sure about you folks, but it wouldn't be a bad idea to have an all-dark theme combined with this...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 26, 2008 at 05:53 PM, in GUI Customization
Well Apple hasn't come out with a fix for Time... 444 Views / 7 Replies  
Well Apple hasn't come out with a fix for Time Machine to remedy the mechanical rustiness of your internal drive. So, time machine won't help you there. If the hard drive is going bad, then check...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 24, 2008 at 07:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple's discussion forums suggest doing the same... 3,729 Views / 14 Replies  
Apple's discussion forums suggest doing the same thing, at least for internal drives.
Posted by zykron, on Aug 24, 2008 at 06:55 PM, in Mac OS X
My guideline is whatever matches the amount of... 798 Views / 10 Replies  
My guideline is whatever matches the amount of RAM you have in the machine.

Since I have 1.25 GB in my iMac, I need to have at least 1.25 GB free at all times. (Since my 80 GB Hard Drive has over...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 24, 2008 at 06:51 PM, in Mac OS X
There's also the excuse that your dog ate your... 750 Views / 17 Replies  
There's also the excuse that your dog ate your hard drive while moving a file. LOL :D
Posted by zykron, on Aug 24, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Well what do you know, this video made him... 794 Views / 18 Replies  
Well what do you know, this video made him FAYmous. :D LOL.
Posted by zykron, on Aug 23, 2008 at 08:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
eBay LOL. No seriously, I got a box of 24... 488 Views / 10 Replies  
eBay LOL.

No seriously, I got a box of 24 cartridges for an older inkjet printer that I still use, and the cost on eBay + shipping was maybe $25.

Just watch for the newer cartridges, all the...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 23, 2008 at 07:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you get that sick of spam being downloaded to... 1,459 Views / 10 Replies  
If you get that sick of spam being downloaded to your computer, then it's time to switch to Webmail. Mail.app downloads the mail, and I don't want spam on my hard drive. It can stay there on the mail...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 22, 2008 at 10:23 PM, in Applications
Apple's discussion forums:... 4,238 Views / 52 Replies  
Apple's discussion forums: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1660283&tstart=0

And: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7808936

Plus:...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 22, 2008 at 10:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had a similar problem with an iMac (one of... 5,158 Views / 18 Replies  
I had a similar problem with an iMac (one of those power-supply-buggy ones), anyways try unplugging all peripherals from the computer except the keyboard and mouse. You could have USB and/or Firewire...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 22, 2008 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
I replaced a Toshiba hard drive on my (now... 1,726 Views / 4 Replies  
I replaced a Toshiba hard drive on my (now donated) Powerbook G4 for a new Hitachi... the Toshiba is very quiet, and the Hitachi is extremely quiet (and I've never had a problem with this company...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 22, 2008 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The guildeline is to get a regular MacBook if you... 3,126 Views / 29 Replies  
The guildeline is to get a regular MacBook if you plan to bump it around all day long and don't feel like having your precious aluminum bend and fold and eventually have internal problems. The...
Posted by zykron, on Aug 22, 2008 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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