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On a slight side note, what is the current top... 1,138 Views / 17 Replies  
On a slight side note, what is the current top ten video cards for the PowerMac?

A recent review in MacUser said that the Radeon 9800 Pro is one of the fastest cards but how does it compare with...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 29, 2004 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
The UK Gadget Show (Ch5) Mac V PC...which one to buy 454 Views / 5 Replies  
I was wondering if any UK residents managed to see 'The Gadget Show' on Five TV last night? What did you think of it?

http://www.five.tv/home/frameset/?content=6980577&

The programme put...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 27, 2004 at 04:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Tiger and dual layer (DL-) DVD? 453 Views / 4 Replies  
Does Tiger provide support in the Finder for DVD-RW drives that can write the new DL-format? Panther currently does not and hence requires the correct drivers (eg from LaCie) and then Panther only...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 23, 2004 at 01:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Okay, say I plump for the G5 over the G4, the... 4,221 Views / 65 Replies  
Okay, say I plump for the G5 over the G4, the next crucial decision would be which video card?

Would be it better to get the best I could afford (with the BTO option from Apple) or take the stock...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 20, 2004 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
This is something I have been pondering over for... 4,221 Views / 65 Replies  
This is something I have been pondering over for a couple of weeks. I'm having a terrible time deciding between a G4 or a G5 tower.
If I choose a dual 1.25G4 tower I can save a fair bit and put the...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 18, 2004 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yip, I'm of to my scratcher.:sleep: :sleep: 413 Views / 4 Replies  
Yip, I'm of to my scratcher.:sleep: :sleep:
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 6, 2004 at 06:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
UK online Apple store 413 Views / 4 Replies  
FYI, the UK Apple store has been displaying their "Back soon" sticky for more than three hours now.

What is the longest time an Apple online store has been down?

BTW, it is the same for all...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 6, 2004 at 05:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Please could I have an invite? I posted a... 6,876 Views / 313 Replies  
Please could I have an invite? I posted a similar request in another MacNN column. I'd really like one.

williammiller7[AT]hotmail.com

many thanks in advance.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 3, 2004 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If there is an invite going, I'd be very pleased... 13,666 Views / 665 Replies  
If there is an invite going, I'd be very pleased indeed to get one.

williammiller7[AT]hotmail.com

Many thanks in advance
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jul 3, 2004 at 03:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Password recovery application 315 Views / 0 Replies  
Is there an application I can use to recover a password from Outlook express? I have lost the password but it is still 'there' in outlook but it represented by blobs.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Feb 1, 2004 at 01:18 PM, in Applications
Experiences of voice records and Macs 247 Views / 0 Replies  
I wondered if any one has good recommendation for a digital voice recorder? I like the look of the digital recorders offered by SONY but after a visit to my local SONY store, none of them appear to...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jan 30, 2004 at 12:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jan 28, 2004 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes indeed. Even the Apple .Mac web page is out... 1,703 Views / 112 Replies  
Yes indeed. Even the Apple .Mac web page is out of date as you can still tour Jaguar. How long has Panther been out now Apple.
More so, the number of typos that appear on the UK web site is just...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jan 28, 2004 at 11:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ 562 Views / 29 Replies  
http://www.bbc.co.uk/
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jan 24, 2004 at 07:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Topic: Mac 10.3 up-to-date programme question 355 Views / 5 Replies  
At the minute I'm based in the UK. In December of last year I filled in my details for the up-to-date programme that Apple was offering 10.2 buyers (if you purchased 10.2 after October 15th).
...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jan 8, 2004 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac 10.3 up-to-date programme question 336 Views / 1 Replies  
At the minute I'm based in the UK. In December of last year I filled in my details for the up-to-date programme that Apple was offering 10.2 buyers (if you purchased 10.2 after October 15th).
...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jan 8, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac OS X
AOL password(s) 1,079 Views / 10 Replies  
I was chatting to a colleague a lunch today and she mentioned that her AOL account was hacked into as someone found her password using her AOL screen name. How can this be possible?
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Jan 5, 2004 at 01:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Generally speaking OSX Panther and WinXP are now... 1,772 Views / 82 Replies  
Generally speaking OSX Panther and WinXP are now on par with each other. Some things I really like about XP and some things I hate about XP. The same can be said for OSX.

No matter if you buy a...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 28, 2003 at 05:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for your helpa nd advice. An iMic it is... 694 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for your helpa nd advice. An iMic it is then. gawd, why does Apple always have to be different:hmm:
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 26, 2003 at 06:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Nothinn at all. The 'check signal level' does not... 694 Views / 8 Replies  
Nothinn at all. The 'check signal level' does not move with the external mic setting (or line in ) but if Iswitch to the internal mic the signal level registers my voice etc. This is the case both...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 26, 2003 at 05:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Microphones and external line-in question 694 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi, I have a G3 PB (Pismo) and I was trying to record sounds using my PB hooked up to an external mic. It seems that there is a problem with my PB accepting sound via an external mic or line-in. The...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 26, 2003 at 03:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've still got my original 5G iPod. It's still... 646 Views / 12 Replies  
I've still got my original 5G iPod. It's still gives me as much pleasure as the day I bought it in the Apple Store.
:)
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 25, 2003 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seasons Greetings to you all ! 1,382 Views / 39 Replies  
Seasons Greetings to you all !
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 25, 2003 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cattle in America have had a BSE related disease... 1,791 Views / 75 Replies  
Cattle in America have had a BSE related disease for somet ime referred to as 'downer cow' since the weaker cattle (when being moved from one grazing area to another) fall down and die. As a result...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 25, 2003 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sony F828 520 Views / 2 Replies  
Has any one got their hands on the new SONY flagship digital camera, the F828? They are out here in the UK this Wednesday but I wondered if any body outside the UK has seen or used one. If so, what...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 22, 2003 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Please can you expand on your question. I could... 654 Views / 10 Replies  
Please can you expand on your question. I could direct you to the web site but I'm not going to post the GIF directly as they technically are not mine.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 17, 2003 at 03:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I have emailed the person for permission. If... 654 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes, I have emailed the person for permission. If they do not agree, I will not used the GIFs in my presentation.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 17, 2003 at 03:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, I pasted in the animated gif into me... 654 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks, I pasted in the animated gif into me presentation and the effects are sweeet.:)

However, I came across an animated background/ wallpaper on a particular webpage but I can't seem to save...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 16, 2003 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. I would like to use the animated GIFs in... 654 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks. I would like to use the animated GIFs in a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation. Is there anything 'special' I need to do to make the animation work?
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 16, 2003 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Animated GIFs 654 Views / 10 Replies  
Is it possible to capture animated GIFs from a website? If so, how can I do it?
Thanks in advance.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 16, 2003 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wacky Races 456 Views / 1 Replies  
Can any one help me out, I'm in a fix. I need to obtain sound bites from the characters and the theme tune to Wacky Races. decent jpg images would be most welcome to.

Can any one help me out?
...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 13, 2003 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
OEM question? 475 Views / 3 Replies  
when a product is sold OEM, what does it really maean and what does OEM stand for?
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 9, 2003 at 05:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yip Apple is closing on line stores all round.... 435 Views / 4 Replies  
Yip Apple is closing on line stores all round. the edu store is being updated too. Ah, dual 2.4ghz for Xmas:D :D :D
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 8, 2003 at 04:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
UK Apple Store down 435 Views / 4 Replies  
21:54 HRS

The UK Apple store is down just now and states "We are busy updating the store for you and will be back within the hour."

Could this mean a new product? :) Is it the case for other...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 8, 2003 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPod wired remote control with ear phones for 1st generation iPod 378 Views / 2 Replies  
I have heard conflicting information about the compatibility of the current iPod wired remote control with ear phones with older iPod models. Please could some one confirm if tthe wired remote ear...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Dec 1, 2003 at 03:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Apple surprise 651 Views / 7 Replies  
Firstly, happy Thanks giving to all Americans!

Over the past few days Apple has been talking about the surprises at the Apple Store and there has been rumours about this mystery $700 Apple item....
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Nov 27, 2003 at 04:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
New Apple TFT displays 465 Views / 1 Replies  
Does any one have an idea as to when Apple is expected to release a refreshed TFT display range?

Will it be this side of the year or next?

Just wondering.........
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Nov 20, 2003 at 03:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
There are two main reasons for the Panther... 11,524 Views / 224 Replies  
There are two main reasons for the Panther shipping delay.

1. The strikes affecting the Royal Mail...getting pretty bad now

2. The fact that apple UK runs from the Republic of Ireland. IMHO I...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Nov 2, 2003 at 06:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Mmm. In other words, you still think OS9 is... 845 Views / 9 Replies  
Mmm. In other words, you still think OS9 is faster that Panther on a Pismo?:confused:
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 26, 2003 at 03:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
making a bootable back-up copy of OS9.2.2 900 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm going on a business trip next week and I don't wish to take my original OS9 software disk in case I lose it etc.

Apparently, I have been told that in order to make a bootable/ extact copy f...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 24, 2003 at 06:11 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Cheers. I'll pass on the info to him. 962 Views / 7 Replies  
Cheers. I'll pass on the info to him.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 23, 2003 at 03:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: Re: How to hide the old OS9 HD icons from the wife 962 Views / 7 Replies  
Cheers. I'll pass on the information to him. I hope it works as it could come down to the 120Gb HD or the wife. I suppose with winter approaching, he's better with the wife to keep him warm at...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 21, 2003 at 06:05 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
How to hide the old OS9 HD icons from the wife 962 Views / 7 Replies  
A friend asked me today if it is possible to hide the OS9 standard hard drive icons on his desktop (he doesn't wish his wife to see the new 120Gb drive he's bought). I have never needed to do this...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 21, 2003 at 03:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: Extremely disappointed in Panther GM 4,852 Views / 94 Replies  
-Badwisdom,

I'm sorry that you have met with some flaming here. I really hope that you are not put off by the Mac community.

To answer your questions, I have found similar problems after...
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 21, 2003 at 03:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Use vegetable oil, massage it into your skin.... 7,316 Views / 15 Replies  
Use vegetable oil, massage it into your skin. BTW, vegetable oil also works if you get chewing gum in your hair etc.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 19, 2003 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty feckin' funny!:D :D :D 923 Views / 22 Replies  
Pretty feckin' funny!:D :D :D
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 18, 2003 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Coffee Shop Stalker 546 Views / 13 Replies  
Interesting! Is this coffee shop in downtown Columbus? Near the Brewery District Or the Short North?
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 18, 2003 at 06:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Coffee Shop Stalker 546 Views / 13 Replies  
Interesting! Is this coffee shopi n downtown Columbus? Near the Brewery District?
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 18, 2003 at 06:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Which video card to get with my G5 646 Views / 7 Replies  
Of a choice of .....
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra
ATI Radeon 9600 Pro
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro

Which video card is the best one to go for? I play the odd game but will buying more games soon.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 14, 2003 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Who will get the 30" Display? 787 Views / 11 Replies  
where did you find this out? I was thinkin about a new display but I'd hold off if I though there were new ones just around the corner.
Posted by Back-to-Mac, on Oct 12, 2003 at 08:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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