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Poll: There was still DiVX and (expensive) DVD players... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
There was still DiVX and (expensive) DVD players at the same time the PS2 came out. There are still cheap DiVX/DVD hybrid players coming out right now.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 07:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Lie. I know three personally who you did send... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Lie. I know three personally who you did send legal threats to just because they called you by your real name on the forum. Whoever the mods were at the time they know it. Now that I know I'm talking...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 07:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Open GL isn't a video accelerator. Open GL isn't... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Open GL isn't a video accelerator. Open GL isn't used for accelerating video playback. The only thing DVD Player uses Open GL for is to display accelerated video in a window and for scaling. Hang on,...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 05:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Scroll up where? To more of your crap? ... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Scroll up where? To more of your crap?



WTF?




Jeez. Next you're the president of Mozambique and I'll have to visit your personal blog.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 05:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Lame response. We're talking about OS X and you... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Lame response. We're talking about OS X and you know it.



No they couldn't. 10.0 didn't support good enough video acceleration. Mac with Tiger won't ship with high definition Blu-ray optical...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 04:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Huh, genius, yes it did. DVD Player never shipped... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Huh, genius, yes it did. DVD Player never shipped or worked with 10.0



See above, genius.



No they haven't. The new DVD Player only mentions 'HD' support, not HD-DVD. Don't try saying it...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 04:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Same thing will happen to HD-DVD. Why would... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Same thing will happen to HD-DVD. Why would anyone want a disc format with less capacity and less future proofing? Stupid or what.

Universal will go Blu-ray, like a beggar who lived in the cold...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 04:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Considering they were going through a PPC>Intel... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Considering they were going through a PPC>Intel switching phase for a year, devoted so much energy to iPhone that Leopard was delayed, and won't have a video player that supports HD until Leopard,...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 04:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Maybe in your side of Kansas where "DIVIX" is... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Maybe in your side of Kansas where "DIVIX" is sold it was like that but in every store I went to there were DVD and DivX players. It wasn't long after the PS2 sold millions of units that DiVX...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 31, 2007 at 04:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But like he said, performance improvements to x86... 505 Views / 14 Replies  
But like he said, performance improvements to x86 CPUs haven't been as progressive lately as they used to be. They're adding more cores and tweaks but Moore's Law per CPU core appears to be...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
nothing except the Exposé clone 526 Views / 29 Replies  
nothing except the Exposé clone
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You're the developer. You should know what apps... 1,915 Views / 55 Replies  
You're the developer. You should know what apps do that.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Keep up with the Linux spam, the insults and... 526 Views / 29 Replies  
Keep up with the Linux spam, the insults and faking your credentials.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here we go again. Linux is great, OS X is crap ya... 526 Views / 29 Replies  
Here we go again. Linux is great, OS X is crap ya ya ya.

Every OS X effect in Tiger works fine on a 1Ghz G4 with 64MB Geforce 4MX and I don't want my time wasted watching windows go up in flames...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You mean Pakistani and Arab, because Indian... 777 Views / 45 Replies  
You mean Pakistani and Arab, because Indian culture in India is mostly British (Anglo-Indian to be specific) anyway. From curries to the railways and from the official language to the education...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
In case you haven't noticed there is no... 777 Views / 45 Replies  
In case you haven't noticed there is no constitution or document in the US of A that says it should be the dominant system in the world that all people's should bow down to. The USA is a...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 08:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: That's what they said about DVD when it was up... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
That's what they said about DVD when it was up against DiVX. The PS2 changed that and now the PS3 is repeating history. As soon as the PS3 comes down in price and Blu-ray ships in more computers, it...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They always use that term 'British Asians' when... 777 Views / 45 Replies  
They always use that term 'British Asians' when they really mean Muslims. Asia is one big ****ing continent that includes Jews, Arabs, Persians, Afghans, Hindus, Buddhists, Himalayan groups, Chinese,...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 08:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
3D Open GL icons are not a simple change but I do... 108,808 Views / 2,183 Replies  
3D Open GL icons are not a simple change but I do see them happening one day because of the 3D dock. As it is now, reflections for some icons don't look right (VLC's bollard for example) and the...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 07:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I liked this response :D 1. So? What... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
I liked this response :D



1. So? What are you a pirate or something?
2. Good. HD-DVD is complete and already looks old.
3. Good for the same reason.
4. So? What are you a pirate or something?
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 06:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Can't say the same for me. I want to the fastest... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Can't say the same for me. I want to the fastest read/write speeds and the most storage space. That's for back ups. For watching movies, and if anyone is serious about preventing piracy, the film...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 06:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Blu-ray = Apple Blu-ray = More storage space ... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Blu-ray = Apple
Blu-ray = More storage space
Blu-ray = A lot more storage space in the labs
Blu-ray = More high quality material and more space for back ups
Blu-ray = Better format

The ONLY...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 05:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Starman is not half wrong. Once you fill up a... 201,760 Views / 8,311 Replies  
Starman is not half wrong. Once you fill up a HD-DVD with a full length movie and extras in 1080p, depending on the length of the video streams there can be little space left over for lossless or...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 05:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Has to be the original Playstation. When it came... 863 Views / 56 Replies  
Has to be the original Playstation. When it came out I played so much I couldn't sleep without visions of Tekken.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 30, 2007 at 05:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Create separate masks for the car, ground and... 4,374 Views / 150 Replies  
Create separate masks for the car, ground and sky. Edit them separately. You done well on the sky already with your first try. Add depth of focus to the ground layer. Make sure the car stands out...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 29, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm feeling so impatient to get mine that I'm... 1,712 Views / 29 Replies  
I'm feeling so impatient to get mine that I'm watching unbox videos on YouTube. How desperately geeky is that?
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 28, 2007 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If Apple doesn't really want you sticking flash... 701 Views / 21 Replies  
If Apple doesn't really want you sticking flash cards in them then yes it is ok. There are still too many things that stand out as fakish despite the good design.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 28, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I find it useful because it opens a new window... 108,808 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I find it useful because it opens a new window where I can paste to or do separate operations before returning to the previous window. All without scrolling around back and forth too much.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 28, 2007 at 04:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Apple isn't shifting focus away from Exposé for... 701 Views / 21 Replies  
Apple isn't shifting focus away from Exposé for multitasking. Spaces takes longer to switch between windows and apps. The purpose of Spaces is to create separate and distinct workspaces.

Assigning...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 28, 2007 at 04:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm going to theme the Dock. Black with yellow or... 108,808 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I'm going to theme the Dock. Black with yellow or white crosswalk.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 28, 2007 at 03:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Still looks fakish. Where are all three Exposé... 701 Views / 21 Replies  
Still looks fakish. Where are all three Exposé keys? From an ergonomic point of view it doesn't make sense to move them to the left or all the way to the right. It doesn't make sense to move the...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 28, 2007 at 02:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know if it is real or not. I find it... 701 Views / 21 Replies  
I don't know if it is real or not. I find it puzzling why Apple would put volume controls where the function keys are configured by default for Exposé. Traditionally the volume controls have been...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 28, 2007 at 02:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Read the idiotic comments on Think Secret. Those... 108,808 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Read the idiotic comments on Think Secret. Those monkeys obviously don't know what happens when you hold down command and click on the title bar. Why is Apple using Vista's space consuming method of...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 27, 2007 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
**** me how many laws did she break? 1.... 1,515 Views / 81 Replies  
**** me how many laws did she break?

1. Driving with a suspended license
2. Driving under the influence
3. Carjacking
4. Kidnap and hostage
5. Hit and run
6. Reckless driving
7. Driving in...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 27, 2007 at 12:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The 15" also has the OLED screen. Me and my eyes... 498 Views / 6 Replies  
The 15" also has the OLED screen. Me and my eyes are tired from the regular LCD screens that lose half their brightness each year.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 27, 2007 at 05:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This looks better. Marion Ravenwood Returns! ... 1,371 Views / 41 Replies  
This looks better. Marion Ravenwood Returns!

http://www.indianajones.com/site/media/photos/large/070726-photo.jpg
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 27, 2007 at 05:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you're a serious developer, and not some silly... 1,915 Views / 55 Replies  
If you're a serious developer, and not some silly pirate who started 20 threads about the same thing, you'd know which are the best apps for disk partitioning and maintenance. I smell a ban coming on...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 27, 2007 at 03:54 AM, in Mac OS X
You didn't get what I said. A lot of what Nolan... 1,371 Views / 41 Replies  
You didn't get what I said. A lot of what Nolan has been doing originates from Miller's work. Nolan isn't quite the original genius some make him out to be you know. His camera work and editing for...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 27, 2007 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Incorrect! Frank Miller was the best possible... 1,371 Views / 41 Replies  
Incorrect! Frank Miller was the best possible thing that could have happened to the Batman franchise.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 27, 2007 at 01:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Those prices are for brand new parts and... 425 Views / 8 Replies  
Those prices are for brand new parts and guaranteed.
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 26, 2007 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same choice. 15" 2.2Ghz Santa Rosa or a... 498 Views / 6 Replies  
I had the same choice. 15" 2.2Ghz Santa Rosa or a discount on the old 2.33Ghz model. Barefeats has the 2.2Ghz model coming out faster than the older model and also has a much better GPU, so I'm...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 26, 2007 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So racialist! You know in this era we have to be... 2,008 Views / 64 Replies  
So racialist! You know in this era we have to be polite to everyone even if they want to invade your planet, convert you to their belief system, impregnate your daughter and put probes in your anus!
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 26, 2007 at 10:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's racialist against aliens. As a freedom... 2,008 Views / 64 Replies  
That's racialist against aliens. As a freedom loving internationalist and intergalactican I believe in equal opportunity for all aliens no matter what their color or origin. We should accept them...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 26, 2007 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This happened to me yesterday after the iTunes... 473 Views / 12 Replies  
This happened to me yesterday after the iTunes and Quicktime update. I launched iTunes to test it out and after that no apps could launch (on a G4). I had to reboot and repair permissions with Disk...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 26, 2007 at 05:53 AM, in Applications
Because most files we transfer don't saturate... 811 Views / 22 Replies  
Because most files we transfer don't saturate Firewire 400's bandwidth let alone 800's or eSATA's. The files that make the difference most noticeable are large video files multiple-gigabytes in size....
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 26, 2007 at 05:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
PowerBook Parts, PowerBook Repair, PowerBook... 425 Views / 8 Replies  
PowerBook Parts, PowerBook Repair, PowerBook Upgrade, (G4 Aluminum, Titanium, G3 Pismo, Lombard and iBook) (http://www.pbparts.com)
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 26, 2007 at 04:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
external SATA of course! It has the same data... 811 Views / 22 Replies  
external SATA of course! It has the same data transfer speed of 3Gb/s SATA-300. It's peak transfer speed is well faster than Firewire 800. The downside is it can't power an external drive so an...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 25, 2007 at 10:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The sensationalist article says "100 stunned... 2,008 Views / 64 Replies  
The sensationalist article says "100 stunned onlookers". The video shows about a dozen bored people sky-gazing. Two of them are girls who are more interested in their ice-cream. Am I supposed to...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 25, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What's the best external drive with an eSata... 811 Views / 22 Replies  
What's the best external drive with an eSata interface?
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 25, 2007 at 01:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When is this genius going to stop putting a slash... 1,060 Views / 66 Replies  
When is this genius going to stop putting a slash between Linux and Unix and figure out costs correctly? I mean, sheesh, after two years he still hasn't seen the big $129 on the huge screen behind...
Posted by Obi Wan's Ghost, on Jul 25, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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