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Searching the web, I found a site that'll do DVD... 2,988 Views / 132 Replies  
Searching the web, I found a site that'll do DVD replication for $0.55 per disk for an order of 10,000. Apple will be looking at much bigger orders than that and will probably get it cheaper. That's...
Posted by Amorya, on Oct 11, 2009 at 07:56 PM, in Mac OS X
From reading his site, it wasn't really a cave,... 583 Views / 11 Replies  
From reading his site, it wasn't really a cave, it was a man-made underground room. It had a toilet and bathroom. It didn't say if there was light.

Having said that, 3 years in complete isolation...
Posted by Amorya, on Aug 20, 2009 at 08:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I heard it with Apple guys travelling on one... 1,130 Views / 15 Replies  
I heard it with Apple guys travelling on one ticket first, then the Microsoft guys travelling on no ticket after, thus representing how Microsoft see Apple have a good idea, then copy it and totally...
Posted by Amorya, on Aug 18, 2009 at 06:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://images.appleinsider.com/leopard-preview-ica... 1,644 Views / 20 Replies  
http://images.appleinsider.com/leopard-preview-ical-7.jpg
Posted by Amorya, on Aug 16, 2009 at 11:46 AM, in Applications
I think you can do this if you jailbreak your... 279 Views / 2 Replies  
I think you can do this if you jailbreak your iphone (as part of the jailbreak process is to make it not need signed apps).
Posted by Amorya, on Aug 10, 2009 at 03:07 PM, in Mac OS X
My dad has one. It's mainly for detecting speed... 3,974 Views / 253 Replies  
My dad has one. It's mainly for detecting speed cameras, which the UK is full of. Actual police out looking for speeders aren't nearly so common.

For speed cameras, it works really well. You can...
Posted by Amorya, on Jul 26, 2009 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They have yellow signs though. Fire hydrant:... 2,764 Views / 60 Replies  
They have yellow signs though.

Fire hydrant:
http://www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk/ccm/cms-service/stream/image/?image_id=2344047

Sign:...
Posted by Amorya, on Jul 20, 2009 at 07:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi, thanks for your help. I actually found a... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi, thanks for your help. I actually found a company here in England who could do jobs in that turnaround: they arrived this morning. Total cost £80 ($120ish) including tax for 50 8-page brochures. ...
Posted by Amorya, on Jun 3, 2009 at 08:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I need to find a print house in San Francisco 399 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm after a short run of booklets (16 pages, colour, about 30 copies) to take to WWDC. Can anyone recommend a print house in San Francisco?

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on May 26, 2009 at 08:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They're not the same thing. Pre apps can be... 520 Views / 3 Replies  
They're not the same thing.

Pre apps can be installed on the device. iPhone web apps had to have network access.

Pre apps have an API for native functions such as GPS, and native buttons and...
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 29, 2009 at 03:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It does mostly have those. One sink (upstairs... 3,030 Views / 210 Replies  
It does mostly have those. One sink (upstairs bathroom) has the better type you describe.

Actually, I guess the main problem is the hot water system here isn't very good. Sometimes it loses water...
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 14, 2009 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll defend that one. My current house doesn't... 3,030 Views / 210 Replies  
I'll defend that one. My current house doesn't have the separate taps (faucets), and it's really quite annoying since you can't visually see what ratio of hot to cold is entering your bath.

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 13, 2009 at 07:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bristol/content/images/2005/1... 576 Views / 23 Replies  
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bristol/content/images/2005/10/03/trousers203_203x152.jpg
Posted by Amorya, on Mar 23, 2009 at 12:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Erm... I have no idea why I wrote that :confused:... 1,144 Views / 50 Replies  
Erm... I have no idea why I wrote that :confused:

I think I just meant to say "I'd been visiting the circus".

Maybe I should stop posting while tired. Then again, why break the habit of a...
Posted by Amorya, on Mar 22, 2009 at 12:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Once I thought I'd lost my wallet. I'd been... 1,144 Views / 50 Replies  
Once I thought I'd lost my wallet. I'd been visiting it at the circus, and I knew I had it when going in because I thought they'd want my student ID (I was with my family so they paid). It was gone...
Posted by Amorya, on Mar 21, 2009 at 10:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't 9 and 42 conflict? 1,145 Views / 36 Replies  
Don't 9 and 42 conflict?
Posted by Amorya, on Mar 11, 2009 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Daring Fireball would be my preference. ... 441 Views / 12 Replies  
Daring Fireball would be my preference.

However, it depends what you're after. DF gives you a small selection of important stuff, often cross-referencing a few different sources, while something...
Posted by Amorya, on Mar 11, 2009 at 09:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was speaking to one of the xserve engineers at... 3,101 Views / 114 Replies  
I was speaking to one of the xserve engineers at WWDC a few years back, when the intel xserve had just been launched. He was enthusing about how they put thought into every little aspect of the...
Posted by Amorya, on Mar 4, 2009 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
You probably won't want to use these guys 'cos... 516 Views / 14 Replies  
You probably won't want to use these guys 'cos they're in Britain (shipping wil cost), but Acorn Printing are awesome:

http://www.acorn-printing.co.uk/

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Mar 4, 2009 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, on a platform that supports themes,... 14,672 Views / 403 Replies  
Actually, on a platform that supports themes, they are.



+1 agree. (Although it's "fewer" not "less" :P )

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Feb 26, 2009 at 10:28 AM, in Applications
4k78 is GM! 386 Views / 20 Replies  
4k78 is GM!
Posted by Amorya, on Feb 24, 2009 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In the UK, standard education discount (where you... 559 Views / 27 Replies  
In the UK, standard education discount (where you just say "I'm a student") is about 8%. But Higher Education discount is 15%... to get the latter, you have to place the order online at a special...
Posted by Amorya, on Feb 14, 2009 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You get the normal education discount on some... 559 Views / 27 Replies  
You get the normal education discount on some things. However, the Higher Education discount (which is substantially greater) can only be accessed online.

If you're eligible for that, buy online....
Posted by Amorya, on Feb 13, 2009 at 07:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Finally! 3,378 Views / 90 Replies  
Finally!
Posted by Amorya, on Feb 9, 2009 at 11:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Isn't it just the system alert sound? 2,006 Views / 14 Replies  
Isn't it just the system alert sound?
Posted by Amorya, on Feb 6, 2009 at 02:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Any of the currently shipping Macs will be fine.... 894 Views / 4 Replies  
Any of the currently shipping Macs will be fine. I'm developing on a bottom-of-the-range Mac mini. (I already have a decent PowerMac G5, but the SDK requires an Intel Mac.)

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Feb 5, 2009 at 08:28 PM, in Developer Center
Developers, especially small developers, switch... 3,378 Views / 90 Replies  
Developers, especially small developers, switch to writing for the latest version of MacOS X pretty damned quickly anyway. The new APIs are usually too lush to resist, unless there's a really solid...
Posted by Amorya, on Jan 29, 2009 at 08:37 AM, in Mac OS X
I have a G5 dual core 2ghz, 5GB RAM, and a Mac... 2,073 Views / 37 Replies  
I have a G5 dual core 2ghz, 5GB RAM, and a Mac Mini core2duo 1.8ghz, 1GB RAM.

The G5 is many orders of magnitude faster than the mini. This could be to do with it being RAM-starved, but even if...
Posted by Amorya, on Dec 29, 2008 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
But it's a requirement of the driving test (in... 818 Views / 49 Replies  
But it's a requirement of the driving test (in the UK at least) that you know some basic maintenance: how to check oil, coolant and break fluid levels, tire tread depth, how to add washer fluid, how...
Posted by Amorya, on Dec 29, 2008 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
But there are some people who do not read an... 818 Views / 49 Replies  
But there are some people who do not read an error message because they think they won't understand it... without having tried!

I think it can be expected that anyone asking me for help has done...
Posted by Amorya, on Dec 29, 2008 at 12:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, the system won't take my card... I have a... 308 Views / 1 Replies  
Sorry, the system won't take my card... I have a Maestro card, and it seems that they don't like that. :(

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Dec 25, 2008 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For Streamline (one of the processors in the UK)... 893 Views / 37 Replies  
For Streamline (one of the processors in the UK) the fees for credit cards are something like 2% plus 20p (but it's different for some cards), and debit cards are a flat 29p.
Posted by Amorya, on Dec 14, 2008 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's still a pond difference. I would say... 2,002 Views / 140 Replies  
It's still a pond difference.

I would say "Microsoft are a really huge tech company".
Posted by Amorya, on Nov 5, 2008 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wrong. 3,341 Views / 76 Replies  
Wrong.
Posted by Amorya, on Nov 2, 2008 at 09:20 AM, in Applications
Try putting / in the path field. Disclaimer:... 2,170 Views / 2 Replies  
Try putting / in the path field.

Disclaimer: I don't use DL. But that might work.

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Oct 31, 2008 at 02:35 PM, in Delicious Monster
Not to mention I don't think there is an adaptor... 722 Views / 11 Replies  
Not to mention I don't think there is an adaptor from mini displayport to composite video... which scuppers anyone with a standard def TV!

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Oct 25, 2008 at 07:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
I believe that's an English vs American... 2,002 Views / 140 Replies  
I believe that's an English vs American difference. Over here, it's definitely correct to say "Apple are going to ___".

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Oct 25, 2008 at 07:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought one of the last PowerMac G5s, which was... 3,743 Views / 45 Replies  
I bought one of the last PowerMac G5s, which was released after intel iMacs came out. I love it to bits and it's still going strong.

If Snow Leopard doesn't support PowerPC, I'll use Leopard until...
Posted by Amorya, on Oct 24, 2008 at 08:39 PM, in Mac OS X
My university has a subscription to the online... 879 Views / 47 Replies  
My university has a subscription to the online OED.

It's not quite the same as a paper version, but it's a lot more useful (can use it anywhere, etc).

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Oct 24, 2008 at 07:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I used a 3G phone tethered for 2 months -- we... 437 Views / 16 Replies  
I used a 3G phone tethered for 2 months -- we were living in a temporary house and putting in a phone line for net access would have cost £180 apparently.

It was fine speed-wise, although the...
Posted by Amorya, on Oct 24, 2008 at 07:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Two poster designs: comparisons wanted 1,054 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi. I have these two designs for a poster, and I would like to know what are the best and worst features of each design. (I'm interested in a comparison of individual features, as well as the design...
Posted by Amorya, on Sep 15, 2008 at 09:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I believe that if you register as an individual,... 441 Views / 1 Replies  
I believe that if you register as an individual, you can't support multiple people from your one account. He'll need to join the programme himself.

I may be wrong though.

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Sep 9, 2008 at 08:38 PM, in Developer Center
If you turn on Remote Management (in Sharing),... 12,913 Views / 153 Replies  
If you turn on Remote Management (in Sharing), then it appears the exploit no longer works: I get

Magrat:~ amorya$ osascript -e 'tell application "ARDAgent" to do shell script "whoami"'
31:55:...
Posted by Amorya, on Jun 22, 2008 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Interesting: it works here. (You guys got me... 5,885 Views / 30 Replies  
Interesting: it works here. (You guys got me worried for a sec!)

PowerPC G5 dual 2ghz, 5.5GB RAM, dual Geforce 6600, MacOS 10.5.3, Starcraft 1.15.1

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on May 29, 2008 at 12:03 PM, in Gaming
Don't you mean rebuild the desktop? 412 Views / 12 Replies  
Don't you mean rebuild the desktop?
Posted by Amorya, on May 29, 2008 at 11:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I think that depends a lot on the country. In the... 2,004 Views / 130 Replies  
I think that depends a lot on the country. In the UK at least, nearly every batchelor's degree is 3 years. A four year undergraduate degree would be a master's. (You can also take a 1 year...
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 21, 2008 at 08:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I have a BSc, which took 3 years, and I'm on my... 2,004 Views / 130 Replies  
I have a BSc, which took 3 years, and I'm on my second year of three in my PhD.

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: BSc in Psychology. Working towards my PhD now...... 2,004 Views / 130 Replies  
BSc in Psychology. Working towards my PhD now... it's a slow process.

(I think, at the end of it, I'll probably change fields completely and go work for a software company. Oh well.)

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 18, 2008 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They're available for students if you get a WWDC... 393 Views / 5 Replies  
They're available for students if you get a WWDC scholarship.

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:05 AM, in Developer Center
But... that's the only reason I'm doing my PhD!... 1,502 Views / 99 Replies  
But... that's the only reason I'm doing my PhD! You can't take away the sense of smug self-satisfaction, or what would be the point? ;)

Amorya
Posted by Amorya, on Apr 14, 2008 at 06:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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