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Another quick update - this EyeTV Wonder 2 USB is... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Another quick update - this EyeTV Wonder 2 USB is fantastic. I've been using it for a while now and have a collection of MP4's and MPG's saved to disk. Amazing quality. And when I had need for...
Posted by slapdash, on Mar 15, 2005 at 07:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was told the activation code is required with... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
I was told the activation code is required with the Plextor recorder too in order to use EyeTV's software. The same is true of the Wonder 2. I believe it's so that you are forced to buy the Mac...
Posted by slapdash, on Mar 2, 2005 at 11:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sure no problem, I'll let ya'll know what it's... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Sure no problem, I'll let ya'll know what it's like when it gets here, just give me a day or two to stress test it out a bit. I can tell you ahead of time tests will be on a brand new iMac G5 20" at...
Posted by slapdash, on Mar 1, 2005 at 03:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ignore my post above, I just received shipping... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Ignore my post above, I just received shipping notification. It's on it's way finally, late but definitely on it's way.

Yehaw :D
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 28, 2005 at 06:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, my unit should have shipped last Thursday... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Well, my unit should have shipped last Thursday but I've not received any communication at all from the company about my order... I don't know if they shipped or not, and no-one's getting back to me...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 28, 2005 at 03:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks :) First thing to check: do you have... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Thanks :)

First thing to check: do you have a USB 2 port (factory installed) on one of those machines? If you do great, but if you don't you won't be able to use either of these products. If...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 25, 2005 at 01:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No, it does act as a PVR. The difference is that... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
No, it does act as a PVR. The difference is that on the ConnectX you have the encoding to MPG/whatever take place on the hardware itself, which is then watched/exported to your Mac using EyeTV's...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 25, 2005 at 12:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Heya, GCN is the short name for the Nintendo... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Heya, GCN is the short name for the Nintendo GameCube. You'd think it would be NGC but it's not for some reason :)

Anyhow, the EyeTV Wonder 2 USB will let you run a GCN, PS2 or XBox with around a...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 24, 2005 at 08:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The EyeTV Wonder USB 2 is definitely shipping... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
The EyeTV Wonder USB 2 is definitely shipping folks, as of Wed Feb 23rd. I've received notice mine is on it's way today. For those of you who've been dragging your heels thinking it might never...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 24, 2005 at 08:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Aw man, just saw that myself. Fingers crossed... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Aw man, just saw that myself. Fingers crossed they don't delay yet again. I can't wait to get my hands on this toy.
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 22, 2005 at 01:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Agreed, Verbatim is top quality. I just received... 289 Views / 4 Replies  
Agreed, Verbatim is top quality. I just received 25 DVD-R's (look like movie reels) for 19.99 US from Amazon on sale, and they burn at 4x in my iMac G5. Great price, great discs.
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 19, 2005 at 05:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Keyspan rocks. I've got the Keyspan Express... 409 Views / 5 Replies  
Keyspan rocks. I've got the Keyspan Express (http://www.keyspan.com/products/usb/urm17a/) which is a fantastic solution. Completely customizable and works wonderfully. Check it out.
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 19, 2005 at 05:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's what I almost bought, but I want the... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
That's what I almost bought, but I want the flexibility of running my GCN through it too which the Plextor can't do in real-time. We'll see though, if they don't deliver my order promptly and delay...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 19, 2005 at 02:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just to add to this, the conversion from a format... 690 Views / 12 Replies  
Just to add to this, the conversion from a format such as MPG4 or AVI to Toast to burn a DVD is absurdly time consuming. I mean a HUGE amount of time. Over 2 hours of top quality AVI took me...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 18, 2005 at 10:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Tomorrow has come and gone, anyone heard anything... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Tomorrow has come and gone, anyone heard anything about this unit shipping or not? Please God don't let this be delayed!
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 18, 2005 at 10:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I did a lot of looking into this recently. The... 407 Views / 2 Replies  
I did a lot of looking into this recently. The one headset that stood out from the rest in terms of ease of use and quality is the Jabra BT250...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 18, 2005 at 08:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, tomorrow is the ship date. If anyone gets... 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
Well, tomorrow is the ship date. If anyone gets notification of shipment please post it up here.
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 17, 2005 at 07:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The instructions do actually work (for war 3 at... 7,491 Views / 54 Replies  
The instructions do actually work (for war 3 at least), though you have to muck around a bit to pull it off. I made one off made disks now which rock, I just wish I could do the same for my D2 and...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 14, 2005 at 09:07 PM, in Gaming
Thanks, that worked great for my War 3 CD. I... 7,491 Views / 54 Replies  
Thanks, that worked great for my War 3 CD. I still was unable to make Diablo 2 LoD and Brood War images though like that. I know I've done it in the past years ago, just can't seem to get it to...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 13, 2005 at 04:06 PM, in Gaming
This isn't possible using Mac OS 10.3.8 Disc... 7,491 Views / 54 Replies  
This isn't possible using Mac OS 10.3.8 Disc Utility and Toast Titanium 6 as far as I can tell. Anyone have updated way to do this? I've got my War III CD in my hand ready to roll as soon as...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 12, 2005 at 11:44 PM, in Gaming
Didn't there used to be a way to take a CD (like... 1,414 Views / 41 Replies  
Didn't there used to be a way to take a CD (like my Warcraft III CD) and make a disc image that was only a few MB in size? I have images of all my Blizzard games on my Mac but it's really chewed up...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 12, 2005 at 11:33 PM, in Gaming
Hey, you had one too :) I totally know what you... 2,641 Views / 30 Replies  
Hey, you had one too :) I totally know what you mean, the dual 867 was a monster as far as noise levels went. Even after I installed the upgrade mod Apple offerred to quiet it down it was still...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 9, 2005 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I owned a Mirror Door Dual 867 G4 before I got my... 2,641 Views / 30 Replies  
I owned a Mirror Door Dual 867 G4 before I got my iMac G5 20". That noise people complain about here is like silence to my ears after having that thing :D

I'm extremely happy with my iMac G5. ...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 9, 2005 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've done a great deal of research on the... 503 Views / 4 Replies  
I've done a great deal of research on the external units over the past couple of weeks. Read numerous reviews, scanned over product promos and more, probably like you have yourself by now. My...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 7, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I remember how this felt. I lived in the UK for... 558 Views / 6 Replies  
I remember how this felt. I lived in the UK for almost 3 years and bought three machines whilst there, two of them Macs. Now if you do the currency exchange, which at the time was as bad as 1.9 for...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 7, 2005 at 01:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
And I bought my G4 20" iMac about two weeks ago,... 657 Views / 11 Replies  
And I bought my G4 20" iMac about two weeks ago, didn't get it either. Looks like Apple might be shipping them out now with it, but they weren't before, to retailers or direct to consumers. Guest...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 6, 2005 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rockin :) Thanks for the great info man, much... 702 Views / 7 Replies  
Rockin :) Thanks for the great info man, much appreciated!
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 5, 2005 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's how I looked at it too to be honest. ... 657 Views / 11 Replies  
That's how I looked at it too to be honest. Whilst free would have been great, it's better to pay $20 than the full price. And iLife '05 is worth a $20 upgrade fee :)
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 5, 2005 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's awesome. I had no idea I could use... 702 Views / 7 Replies  
That's awesome. I had no idea I could use DVD+R/DVD+RW discs in my new iMac 20". Do you have to use iDVD to be able to be able to do this or will other software work (yes I do have iLife '05 but I...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 5, 2005 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: delayed 1,341 Views / 32 Replies  
I emailed them a couple of days ago and was told that it may even be later than Feb 18th. I was also told that the launch of this product hinges on Apple releasing the next Mac OS update, and that...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 5, 2005 at 07:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
JBL Creature II's. That is one hell of a set of... 650 Views / 5 Replies  
JBL Creature II's. That is one hell of a set of speakers. I've used them since they launched the first set and upgraded along the way when I upgraded machines. Never let me down, plenty loud and a...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 5, 2005 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know about it being included with the... 657 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't know about it being included with the iMac G5. I bought mine from the Apple store here two weeks ago (20" iMac G5) and had to give my serial number and $20 to Apple to get a copy of iLife...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 5, 2005 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I sold my dual G4 867 a few months back and... 450,427 Views / 1,355 Replies  
I sold my dual G4 867 a few months back and finally replaced it with an iMac 20". Awesome piece of gear this, no dead/stuck/lit pixels and no noisy fan, so I finally got lucky. Added 512 of RAM and...
Posted by slapdash, on Feb 4, 2005 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Slightly old thread, but wanted to let folk in... 496 Views / 4 Replies  
Slightly old thread, but wanted to let folk in the UK know where you can buy the iTrip with ease. I just got mine (it rocks big time) and it came with a free charger for the car. You can find it...
Posted by slapdash, on Mar 12, 2004 at 08:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, you would want more if you only used a one... 1,215 Views / 20 Replies  
Yes, you would want more if you only used a one button. When I got my new dual 867 I decided to try using the apple mouse. I wanted to like it but just couldn't get used to the limitations. Before...
Posted by slapdash, on Nov 2, 2002 at 06:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I used Kensington briefly, but my first Logitech... 1,215 Views / 20 Replies  
I used Kensington briefly, but my first Logitech (Mouseman wheel) converted me quickly. Since the optical revolution I've tried several brands and believe firmly that Logitech's line are the best. ...
Posted by slapdash, on Oct 26, 2002 at 03:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I second this. Been using my MX 500 for a while... 878 Views / 11 Replies  
I second this. Been using my MX 500 for a while now and love it. The scroll wheel is as tough as my old mouseman and trackman wheels, but feels smoother to the touch.

Application switching from...
Posted by slapdash, on Oct 21, 2002 at 03:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Which Mouse brand works best with Jaguar? 1,215 Views / 20 Replies  
Microsoft's mice have always 'broke down' on me and my mates. Stay Logitech. I used them with 8 and 9 for years, X is just as good without question. Don't go cordless though if precision is...
Posted by slapdash, on Oct 21, 2002 at 02:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Do Powermacs now come with 9.2.2 install Cds ? 540 Views / 6 Replies  
My new dual 867 didn't exactly come with 9.2.2 cds. In order to install 9 after partitioning my drive I had to run the software restore disk, and select classic. It then installed it fine, but...
Posted by slapdash, on Oct 21, 2002 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Must have two or more buttons, must have a scroll... 913 Views / 11 Replies  
Must have two or more buttons, must have a scroll wheel :)

Been through a ton of mice over the past seven years, but got stuck for the last one and a half or so with a Logitech optical trackman...
Posted by slapdash, on Oct 8, 2002 at 04:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thats what I've heard reported. The dual 867... 2,934 Views / 43 Replies  
Thats what I've heard reported. The dual 867 seems to have three fan rates (to my ears). From what I've read the 1 gig unit tends to live on the second setting with bursts to the third. Now THAT...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 25, 2002 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
I still don't understand people experiencing... 2,934 Views / 43 Replies  
I still don't understand people experiencing this. I've had mine for almost a month now and its no louder to me than any quicksilver, and only a touch louder than my old BW G3. True it could be...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 25, 2002 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
When I upgraded from my BW 400 G3 to a Powerbook... 1,520 Views / 24 Replies  
When I upgraded from my BW 400 G3 to a Powerbook G4 Ti I didn't notice much of a speed increase. But going from the PBG4 to my Dual 867 is like the difference between night and day...huge...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 19, 2002 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
An excellent buy mate! Got one too :) Its... 2,934 Views / 43 Replies  
An excellent buy mate!

Got one too :) Its my fourth mac in as many years. Dual 867 with a Diamond Plus 92 display. And I have to say it makes my Powerbook G4 400 look like a snail. Here's my...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 19, 2002 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: RAM 2,204 Views / 44 Replies  
Weird. By the second bounce finished mine is open and running. Dual 867 with 512.
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 19, 2002 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Didn't have any problems similar to yours, sorry,... 361 Views / 1 Replies  
Didn't have any problems similar to yours, sorry, and it doesn't make any sense to me. I moved the preinstalled 256 away from the heatsink in my dual 867 and dropped it into the 3rd slot, added...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 19, 2002 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Fan Keeps Running 566 Views / 3 Replies  
Weird isn't it? Happens to me too on my new dual 867. Seems to be that sometimes when it goes to sleep it does so properly with the fans off etc. Other times fans stay on, and weirdest yet,...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 8, 2002 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
No, it didn't happen on your G3. My Pismo's... 683 Views / 8 Replies  
No, it didn't happen on your G3. My Pismo's reception is WAY better than my TiBook's.[/QUOTE]

Yep, the PB G4 is right crap when it comes to reception - if you have two of them you can set one up...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 3, 2002 at 04:10 PM, in Networking
Re: .. 849 Views / 15 Replies  
Right I should have actually commented on the cards you were asking about :)

From what I've seen, reviews of the PC versions of these cards shows the TI absolutely smokes the 9000 with pretty much...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 3, 2002 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: New PowerMac: ATI or NVIDIA? 849 Views / 15 Replies  
Personal advice, stick with the ATI until they release the 9700 mac card. It also is a 128 meg card with ATI's dependability and stability. The 9000 is a good card, and the 9700 should please you...
Posted by slapdash, on Sep 3, 2002 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
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