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Icons stay where they are placed, in Leopard. ... 1,675 Views / 5 Replies  
Icons stay where they are placed, in Leopard.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Sep 29, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in GUI Customization
Oh cool, do I get to say it here, too? :P Aw... 3,061 Views / 32 Replies  
Oh cool, do I get to say it here, too? :P

Aw shucks, you guys caught me.

Wish that gui were real though. Suppose I could try Uno, but it just isn't the same.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Sep 5, 2006 at 10:56 AM, in Mac OS X
I have the retail version, running with the UB... 764 Views / 5 Replies  
I have the retail version, running with the UB patch on my 2.16 17" Macbook Pro, and the sound won't work here either. Pretty annoying.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Jun 6, 2006 at 08:49 PM, in Gaming
Tell me how. :) - Xidius 3,514 Views / 51 Replies  
Tell me how. :)

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Apr 19, 2006 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Powerbook is the same as yours, and the retail... 541 Views / 3 Replies  
My Powerbook is the same as yours, and the retail version runs fine. Can't comment on the demo, but I assume the problem is with it, and not Doom 3 itself.

... Unless there's something wrong...
Posted by Xidius, on Apr 14, 2006 at 03:19 AM, in Gaming
Looks like despite the DMCA Macshrine still has... 9,397 Views / 164 Replies  
Looks like despite the DMCA Macshrine still has new images of the iPod AV being uploaded:

http://xidi.us/temp/5-1.jpg (http://xidi.us/temp/5.jpg)
click = full size
...
Posted by Xidius, on Mar 7, 2006 at 12:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Macshrine seems to have gone over their bandwidth... 9,397 Views / 164 Replies  
Macshrine seems to have gone over their bandwidth quota so... here are some mirrors:

http://xidi.us/temp/1.jpg
http://xidi.us/temp/2.jpg
http://xidi.us/temp/3.jpg

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Mar 5, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That appears to be a reflection actually. It... 9,397 Views / 164 Replies  
That appears to be a reflection actually. It goes behind the reflection of the thumb. Probably where the wall meets the ceiling.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Mar 5, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://www.kodawarisan.com/PowerBook/pbg4/pbg4_114... 1,874 Views / 20 Replies  
http://www.kodawarisan.com/PowerBook/pbg4/pbg4_114.jpg

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Feb 22, 2006 at 08:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Rev A 17" - 1440 x 900 Last Rev 17" - 1680 x... 829 Views / 9 Replies  
Rev A 17" - 1440 x 900
Last Rev 17" - 1680 x 1050 (same as the 20" display)

The only thing keeping me from purchasing a Macbook Pro is the lack of a 17" model.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Feb 19, 2006 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Happens to me almose once a day. 17"... 6,664 Views / 51 Replies  
Happens to me almose once a day.

17" Powerbook
1.67Ghz
2 gigs of ram
128mb ati 9700
100gb 7200rpm
Mac OSX 10.4.4 (haven't been using 10.4.5 long enough to experience it. May be fixed for all...
Posted by Xidius, on Feb 17, 2006 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, the average human eye can process at a... 2,589 Views / 28 Replies  
Actually, the average human eye can process at a maximum of 240 FPS. Now, if you are asking if we can tell the difference between (say) 120 FPS and 220 FPS, that's another thing entirely.

The...
Posted by Xidius, on Feb 8, 2006 at 01:10 AM, in Gaming
I often prefer using my trackpad while playing... 611 Views / 5 Replies  
I often prefer using my trackpad while playing WoW, as a rogue.

.. Unless I'm dueling. :P Then you need to be able to spin around quickly to backstab.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Jan 3, 2006 at 10:52 AM, in Gaming
New Powerbook 1.67 2 gigs of ram 7200rpm 100 gig ... 43,656 Views / 292 Replies  
New Powerbook 1.67 2 gigs of ram 7200rpm 100 gig
CS2 - 2 mins 7 seconds.

Wow. What a massive increase in speed.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 7, 2005 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
My guild changed the codec in ~2 minutes, and now... 5,035 Views / 26 Replies  
My guild changed the codec in ~2 minutes, and now it works fine! It's so bad-ass finally being able to take part in it. =)

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 7, 2005 at 05:54 AM, in Gaming
Same with me. My fingers need to be ~ 1/2 a... 545 Views / 4 Replies  
Same with me. My fingers need to be ~ 1/2 a finger's length from the side.

Not a big deal IMO.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Oct 27, 2005 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Powerbook Issues ! 894 Views / 3 Replies  
Just got my new 17" Powerbook. Now, we've all heard the great points - Brighter screen, faster hard drive, great resolution, etc etc.

Issue #1:

Poor vertical viewing angles. If you tip the...
Posted by Xidius, on Oct 26, 2005 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah those have always been there. But if you... 3,884 Views / 49 Replies  
Yeah those have always been there. But if you close the lid and put pressure on one of the corners, you will see the lid tips quite easily.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Oct 24, 2005 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope. Brand new. I am sitting on the last rev... 3,884 Views / 49 Replies  
Nope. Brand new. I am sitting on the last rev 17" at this very moment.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Oct 24, 2005 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook 1.5 1 gig ram 5200rpm 80 gig CS2 - 2... 43,656 Views / 292 Replies  
Powerbook 1.5 1 gig ram 5200rpm 80 gig
CS2 - 2 mins 10 seconds on the dot.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Oct 24, 2005 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://media.99mac.se/nyhetsbilder/se/powerbookhd/... 3,884 Views / 49 Replies  
http://media.99mac.se/nyhetsbilder/se/powerbookhd/powerbookny2.jpg

See the lil nubs on the side of the new display? Those keep it from tilting and becoming warped. They have been on the 15"...
Posted by Xidius, on Oct 24, 2005 at 08:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Windows docks, and GUI kits to make it look like... 3,852 Views / 50 Replies  
Windows docks, and GUI kits to make it look like OSX have been out for over 3 years now.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Oct 24, 2005 at 08:37 AM, in GUI Customization
On my 1.5Ghz 17" Powerbook, I quit every app,... 848 Views / 4 Replies  
On my 1.5Ghz 17" Powerbook, I quit every app, including the finder, (and closed all my widgets) except for VirtualPC.

I then ran Ventrillo.

Result: I could hear them (with slight distortion...
Posted by Xidius, on Sep 11, 2005 at 05:06 PM, in Gaming
I hit 60 in 10 days /played. I am now ~80... 4,066 Views / 59 Replies  
I hit 60 in 10 days /played.

I am now ~80 days /played. o_o

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Aug 25, 2005 at 04:18 PM, in Gaming
http://catastrophicorg.hypermart.net/images/random... 13,293 Views / 66 Replies  
http://catastrophicorg.hypermart.net/images/random/nscap.jpg

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Aug 19, 2005 at 08:01 AM, in Gaming
Diablo2 Widescreen 1.1.1 ? 919 Views / 9 Replies  
We can only hope.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Jul 31, 2005 at 06:12 PM, in Gaming
Because the racial traits aren't balanced. Blizz... 1,750 Views / 47 Replies  
Because the racial traits aren't balanced. Blizz forces anyone who wants to be affective in pvp into rolling an undead character.

I chose a troll rogue only due to my Closed Beta troll rogue...
Posted by Xidius, on May 16, 2005 at 06:38 AM, in Gaming
Well all I can say is.. :eek: I guess it's... 4,470 Views / 54 Replies  
Well all I can say is.. :eek:

I guess it's time to sell my 1.5Ghz 17" 128mb 1gb Powerbook and upgrade to a 1Ghz 12" with 32mb Go5200.

With terrain distance set at lowest, I am lucky to get...
Posted by Xidius, on Jan 15, 2005 at 06:22 AM, in Gaming
Just hit 36. =) Saving for a mount as we... 4,133 Views / 67 Replies  
Just hit 36. =)

Saving for a mount as we speak. I have barely over 30 gold.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Dec 7, 2004 at 09:04 AM, in Gaming
Re: How does the retail WoW run on a 'rev c' 12" PowerBook? 1,024 Views / 18 Replies  
I played on the following:

17" Powerbook
1.5Ghz G4
128mb ati 9700m
1gb ddr sdram
80gb 5400rpm

And it is the minimum spec I would consider it playable on. I played it also on my brother's:
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 25, 2004 at 11:12 PM, in Gaming
No. The problem with wide-screen Warcraft 3 is... 710 Views / 7 Replies  
No. The problem with wide-screen Warcraft 3 is that it could be imbalanced when playing vs people with 'square'er screens. I argue that it should be wide-screen while in single player, but the wide...
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 25, 2004 at 11:00 PM, in Gaming
Didn't Open Beta only last like 3 days? I didn't... 2,575 Views / 91 Replies  
Didn't Open Beta only last like 3 days? I didn't even play during it. My experience comes from Closed beta which had far more people, at much higher levels.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 23, 2004 at 01:24 PM, in Gaming
At the time I made it, it was very true. =P ... 2,575 Views / 91 Replies  
At the time I made it, it was very true. =P Since then Paladins have gotten better (Though it will take time for people to adjust to the changes), Warlocks have gotten better, and Sen'Jin has...
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 22, 2004 at 09:27 PM, in Gaming
Oh and check out this Difficulty screen spoof I... 2,575 Views / 91 Replies  
Oh and check out this Difficulty screen spoof I made:

http://homepage.mac.com/xidius/pictures/wow/difficulty1.jpg

Make sure to read every box!

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 22, 2004 at 07:37 PM, in Gaming
I had to work while he was still leveling, so he... 2,575 Views / 91 Replies  
I had to work while he was still leveling, so he gained more than enough rested experience while I wasn't playing.

Less than half of that played time was spent leveling. The rest of the time was...
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 22, 2004 at 07:34 PM, in Gaming
Re: Best Theme? 2,957 Views / 68 Replies  
Best theme? Aqua by a long shot.

Apple deserves more credit.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 20, 2004 at 03:35 PM, in GUI Customization
It's stretched to fit, but I would never consider... 710 Views / 7 Replies  
It's stretched to fit, but I would never consider that to be "support".

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 20, 2004 at 03:29 PM, in Gaming
Re: capturing game video? 463 Views / 2 Replies  
I have Snapz Pro and I must say.. It slows my computer down to a CRAWL. (1.5Ghz Powerbook 1gb ram)

Like, my mouse doesn't even work right. It jumps all over the screen at 1 frame per 5 seconds....
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 20, 2004 at 08:15 AM, in Gaming
Re: Terrible performance in fullscreen UT2004 1,200 Views / 31 Replies  
Since the iMac G5 was released, the only drawback has been it's sub-par graphics card.

You are now feeling the repercussions of ignoring that fact. =)

I honestly think the graphics card in my...
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 20, 2004 at 08:12 AM, in Gaming
Re: Re: 17" Widescreen Powerbook friendly games (current)..? 710 Views / 7 Replies  
No. Though I did suggest it to Blizz.

World of Warcraft however looks amazing in 1440x900. :cool:

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 20, 2004 at 08:08 AM, in Gaming
I had over 70 days played on my Troll Rogue. ... 2,575 Views / 91 Replies  
I had over 70 days played on my Troll Rogue.

I win.

http://thottbot.com/index.cgi?p=Xidius

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 20, 2004 at 08:00 AM, in Gaming
1.5Ghz Powerbook G4 17" 1gb ram 128mb ati... 2,832 Views / 56 Replies  
1.5Ghz Powerbook G4 17"
1gb ram
128mb ati 9700m

----

~10-15fps in town. ~15-25fps outside.

0-5fps in large raids.
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 20, 2004 at 07:48 AM, in Gaming
=( 2,179 Views / 56 Replies  
*cries*

I was hoping the closed beta would go on forever. ='(

- Xidius

Level 60 troll rogue of pwnage.
Posted by Xidius, on Nov 1, 2004 at 11:23 PM, in Gaming
Hmmm... I wasn't accepted either. Sooo.. I... 17,156 Views / 416 Replies  
Hmmm... I wasn't accepted either. Sooo.. I emailed my good friend at Blizzard, and asked him to get me in. And here is the result. =)

http://homepage.mac.com/xidius/temp/wow.gif

And here's...
Posted by Xidius, on May 30, 2004 at 02:28 AM, in Gaming
Oh my frickin goodness!! O.O Just the first... 1,304 Views / 15 Replies  
Oh my frickin goodness!! O.O Just the first page ALONE is around 900KB!! That is HORRIBLE WEB DESIGN!!! >.< Good web design is under or around 100k. Ack! I couldn't believe it! She didn't...
Posted by Xidius, on Apr 11, 2004 at 11:05 AM, in GUI Customization
There are veeery few games I would spend a dollar... 8,145 Views / 191 Replies  
There are veeery few games I would spend a dollar on. (With or without pirating) Therefore the games I pirate are no loss to the developer. Merely a gain to me.

- Xidius
Posted by Xidius, on Mar 13, 2004 at 07:09 AM, in Gaming
800mhz G3 iBook 640mb ram 32mb vram ATI 7500. ... 2,235 Views / 31 Replies  
800mhz G3 iBook 640mb ram 32mb vram ATI 7500.

I get 8-30 fps (variable to lag) in Software rendering. However, I have consistent frame rates.

I get 0-40 fps with OpenGL, with highly sporadic...
Posted by Xidius, on Feb 13, 2004 at 01:48 PM, in Gaming
I hope Diablo 2 is finally playable using OpenGL.... 2,235 Views / 31 Replies  
I hope Diablo 2 is finally playable using OpenGL. :\

I have 1.1, but D2 still slows to a crawl when a monster or other player is on the screen with me. -_O

Still confined to Software...
Posted by Xidius, on Feb 11, 2004 at 09:02 AM, in Gaming
1: Very playable. With the settings down it... 761 Views / 11 Replies  
1: Very playable. With the settings down it flies. (More than 50fps to me = flies. =P) I love teaming with other mac users and kicking others' butts. =)

2: 800mhz G3 iBook 640mb 32mb ATI7500...
Posted by Xidius, on Jan 31, 2004 at 06:31 AM, in Gaming
All I can say is: Whatever the core, I... 979 Views / 21 Replies  
All I can say is:

Whatever the core, I believe Apple is still capable of making it the industry leading OS. I would be using OSX right now regardless of what Apple chose to build upon. =)

.....
Posted by Xidius, on Jan 26, 2004 at 09:27 AM, in GUI Customization
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