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Risk II and TCP/IP... 401 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know what port number Risk II operates on? I need to do port mapping for an AirPort Base Station.

Thanks
Posted by smaffei, on Jan 18, 2001 at 09:05 PM, in Gaming
Thanks NtroP. My X Imac DV is very happy... 1,387 Views / 194 Replies  
Thanks NtroP.

My X Imac DV is very happy now! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif

(Do you realize? You post was probably saved to thousands of hard drives!)
Posted by smaffei, on Sep 30, 2000 at 04:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, actually, the Rage 128 (Mobility for iBooks... 255 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, actually, the Rage 128 (Mobility for iBooks and PBs) only aids in DVD playback. The software does the decoding and the graphics chip/RAM aid in video frame buffering and display.

To support...
Posted by smaffei, on Sep 16, 2000 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love the "Key Lime" color (although most of my... 232 Views / 11 Replies  
I love the "Key Lime" color (although most of my friends think it's pretty gross). Hey, Graphite bores me!
Posted by smaffei, on Sep 16, 2000 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't flash Nomad II!!! 259 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently purchased a Creative Nomad II MP3 / Digital Audio Player. I love it.

About 2 days ago, Creative released a firmware upgrade application for the player (Nomad II Firmware 2.00.19) in...
Posted by smaffei, on Sep 16, 2000 at 02:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The real reason is heap fragmentation caused by... 282 Views / 11 Replies  
The real reason is heap fragmentation caused by Open Transport's TCP/IP stack loading mechanism. Turn off "Load only when needed" in the "Options" of the TCP/IP Control Panel. ...
Posted by smaffei, on Aug 14, 2000 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Where are you hearing / readings this? I would... 473 Views / 13 Replies  
Where are you hearing / readings this? I would like to believe what you say (God knows I want the game). Do you have any sources that you can point me to?
Posted by smaffei, on Aug 3, 2000 at 10:30 PM, in Gaming
Got AvP and an Atari Jaguar from eBay. Really... 473 Views / 13 Replies  
Got AvP and an Atari Jaguar from eBay. Really don't need the software for the Mac now.:P

I'm sorry it had to end up this way. I really didn't want to go retro, but I have a very real feeling...
Posted by smaffei, on Aug 3, 2000 at 02:59 PM, in Gaming
Windoze ports, like 'The Sims', seem to have... 561 Views / 21 Replies  
Windoze ports, like 'The Sims', seem to have these memory issues. I also recall some one saying the same thing about the new variant of 'Sim City'...

Windoze always has virtual memory turned on...
Posted by smaffei, on Jul 28, 2000 at 12:46 AM, in Gaming
No word from Mac Expo about AvP? This is... 473 Views / 13 Replies  
No word from Mac Expo about AvP?

This is bad. I really think this thing is stuck in corporate limbo.

I don't know who to blame anymore. I guess Fox Interactive doesn't want a lot of Mac...
Posted by smaffei, on Jul 25, 2000 at 04:08 PM, in Gaming
All I have the say about "Snow" is: Got Mac? ... 468 Views / 33 Replies  
All I have the say about "Snow" is:
Got Mac?

I'm sorry, the Milk-intosh is just that. Plain and boring. Love "Ruby", though!
Posted by smaffei, on Jul 21, 2000 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Great. Just what I wanted to hear... Maybe I'll... 473 Views / 13 Replies  
Great. Just what I wanted to hear... Maybe I'll get a Jaguar on Ebay. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif

Thanks for the info.
Posted by smaffei, on Jul 3, 2000 at 06:14 PM, in Gaming
I want my AVP! 473 Views / 13 Replies  
Has anyone heard any new status on "Aliens vs. Predator" for the Mac? It seems like the game will never be released.

I loved this game since I first played it on the Atari Jaguar. The updated Mac...
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 30, 2000 at 02:36 PM, in Gaming
Yeah, well, taking apart the whole machine by... 239 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, well, taking apart the whole machine by myself definitely falls under "voiding the warranty."

I thought Apple was directly servicing the iBooks (i.e. Apple Authrorized Service centers just...
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 27, 2000 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm a Wimp! Ugrading iBook HD... 239 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't want to violate the warranty on iBook by upgrading the Hard Drive myself (it has to be the most complicated upgrade procedure I've ever seen). Is there a legitimate way for me to upgrade the...
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 26, 2000 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I totally agree $1900 - $350 (for a good DVD... 1,396 Views / 67 Replies  
I totally agree $1900 - $350 (for a good DVD player) = $1550.

Or, you can do what I did, iBook & iMac DV is still $600 less. Two really good machines for less than the price of one. DVD and...
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 26, 2000 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Drumming up a little business are we?... 311 Views / 6 Replies  
Drumming up a little business are we? http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/rolleyes.gif
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 26, 2000 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, your need to run the iBook Firmware... 219 Views / 3 Replies  
Actually, your need to run the iBook Firmware Update before installing the 256Mb DIMM. Or, it might only recognize 128Mb of it.
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 9, 2000 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's nerve. Considering that your handle is... 1,115 Views / 115 Replies  
That's nerve. Considering that your handle is "iPaul." Try using a real name like people in the real world do. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 3, 2000 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's nerve. Considering that your handle is... 1,538 Views / 157 Replies  
That's nerve. Considering that your handle is "iPaul." Try using a real name like people in the real world do. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif
Posted by smaffei, on Jun 3, 2000 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iMac DV = Blueberry Hill iBook = Tangerine... 1,115 Views / 115 Replies  
iMac DV = Blueberry Hill
iBook = Tangerine Dream

Airport Base Station = Moonbase Alpha
This one comes from "Space: 1999". I bought it in 1999, it's a station and it's spacey looking. So, I...
Posted by smaffei, on May 29, 2000 at 08:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
iMac DV = Blueberry Hill iBook = Tangerine... 1,538 Views / 157 Replies  
iMac DV = Blueberry Hill
iBook = Tangerine Dream

Airport Base Station = Moonbase Alpha
This one comes from "Space: 1999". I bought it in 1999, it's a station and it's spacey looking. So, I...
Posted by smaffei, on May 29, 2000 at 08:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The bad grammar should be an immediate tip-off. ... 266 Views / 6 Replies  
The bad grammar should be an immediate tip-off. No legitimate company would bulk e-mail such a badly worded document. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/rolleyes.gif
Posted by smaffei, on May 18, 2000 at 10:24 AM, in Applications
CD Games without the CD... 295 Views / 2 Replies  
Don't you hate games that ask you for the CD even though you did a full install? Wish you could play the game without having to fumble for the CD? Well, here's a trick that I use (note this only...
Posted by smaffei, on May 17, 2000 at 10:37 PM, in Applications
The secret of iShock... 381 Views / 3 Replies  
After experimenting with my iShock controller, I found a way to make it work for almost any game. Input sprocket based or not.

The iShock manager appears to only emulate key strokes when it's...
Posted by smaffei, on Apr 28, 2000 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Some DVDs seem to be more prone to audio synch... 422 Views / 11 Replies  
Some DVDs seem to be more prone to audio synch problems than others. American Pie (great movie by the way) has some real audio issues on my iMac DV even though I've performed all of the prescribed...
Posted by smaffei, on Mar 5, 2000 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
>Then there are four files you need to remove:... 331 Views / 12 Replies  
>Then there are four files you need to remove: Epson USBPrintClass1, Epson
>USBPrintClass2, Epson USBPrintClass3, and Epson USBPrintClassA.

Yes, that works, but you can't check the status of...
Posted by smaffei, on Jan 30, 2000 at 12:57 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
disectamac, 56K (actually 53K Max) is 53 x... 327 Views / 15 Replies  
disectamac,

56K (actually 53K Max) is 53 x 1024 bits per second. Which is roughly 54272 bits per second. Which is 6784 bytes per second. Which is 6.6K per second. So, 4-8K is roughly the maximum...
Posted by smaffei, on Jan 21, 2000 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had this problem on my iMac DV with OS 9. I... 380 Views / 6 Replies  
I had this problem on my iMac DV with OS 9. I solved it by doing this:

After installing the Epson software, I removed all of the Epson "Print Class USB" Extensions. It seems that Apple has...
Posted by smaffei, on Jan 17, 2000 at 09:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
As I sit typing on my iBook in my living room,... 359 Views / 12 Replies  
As I sit typing on my iBook in my living room, watching TV...

NotiBookFag, has problems. Ya think?

Pay it (no sexuality denoted) no mind. Hopefully it will dry up and blow away.
Posted by smaffei, on Jan 2, 2000 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, but try to run it on and iMac DV with Mac... 380 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, but try to run it on and iMac DV with Mac OS 9. Hangs on almost every game.

Wasn't Connectix supposed to have an update after the injuction by Sony was over in October?
Posted by smaffei, on Dec 28, 1999 at 07:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
The audio fix seems to be more system wide than... 270 Views / 6 Replies  
The audio fix seems to be more system wide than just for DVD audio...

There was a problem with OS 9 on UMA Macs (iBook, iMac DV, and "Sawtooth" based G4s). If you had Virtual Memory on in OS 9,...
Posted by smaffei, on Dec 25, 1999 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
PCCI is right. The Spressa works fine on the new... 301 Views / 6 Replies  
PCCI is right. The Spressa works fine on the new iMacs (contrary to popular belief).

The key elements are:
1. Install the ATAPI / USB shuttle etensions (do this by installing Describe).
2....
Posted by smaffei, on Dec 12, 1999 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Whaaaa? Spartan, as far as I am concerned, DVD... 310 Views / 29 Replies  
Whaaaa? Spartan, as far as I am concerned, DVD is not a "shakey" format as long as you buy good equipment. Manufacturer does matter since they use DIFFERENT decoders.

Toshiba players are...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 28, 1999 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's funny... I have a Panasonic A310 and have... 310 Views / 29 Replies  
That's funny... I have a Panasonic A310 and have played over 100 rentals. I have never seen an audio synch problem. Tell the poster to return his/her player. It's obviously defective.

Decoders...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 27, 1999 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Audio synching issues have more to do with a DVD... 310 Views / 29 Replies  
Audio synching issues have more to do with a DVD disc's encoded bit-rate and the decoder software / hardware (MPEG-2 decoding).

I believe most set-top DVD players have problems with DVDs in which...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 27, 1999 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
winky, I have a Sony Spressa USB CD-RW, an... 320 Views / 41 Replies  
winky,

I have a Sony Spressa USB CD-RW, an iMac DV, and OS 9. I've gotten my drive to burn.

First off, I don't use the CD-ROM extension that Sony gives you with the drive. It conflicts with...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 25, 1999 at 08:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Didn't go by the sticker on the box. The... 373 Views / 15 Replies  
Didn't go by the sticker on the box. The underside of my iMac DV (looked when I installed memory) says "I was made in Singapore."
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 15, 1999 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Got an iShock this weekend. I Love it. Finally,... 409 Views / 9 Replies  
Got an iShock this weekend. I Love it. Finally, USB controller that I can play X-Wing and Tie Fighter with.

In order to get the best play, you have to calibrate the stick. But, once I did that...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 15, 1999 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
sek929, Your problem sounds more like a line... 324 Views / 9 Replies  
sek929,

Your problem sounds more like a line quality issue. Living in a major metropolitan city usually affords me good line connections. The crime sucks, but phones are good...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 7, 1999 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a iMac DV and use Earthlink. Don't need a... 324 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a iMac DV and use Earthlink. Don't need a script. The default login setup for Remote Access works out of the box with Earthlink.

I did notice this, though. It might be the number you're...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 6, 1999 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, Quake 3 worked after I turned VM on. But,... 319 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, Quake 3 worked after I turned VM on. But, that damn sound delay in OS 9.0 reared it's ugly head. Has anyone tried to send this to mac sites to expose this problem?
It's really annoying.
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 4, 1999 at 03:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It's VM. I have OS 9.0 installed on my iMac DV. ... 449 Views / 10 Replies  
It's VM. I have OS 9.0 installed on my iMac DV. I turned on VM to run Quake 3 (the 75Mb pig). Then, I noticed that sounds in other games were delayed by a sec or two.

Does this happen under...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 3, 1999 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
OS 9 or Borg? 319 Views / 3 Replies  
Running OS 9 on my new iMac DV. Well, Quake 3 hangs when loading maps. Connectix Virtual Game Station 1.2 freezes uexpectedly. So far, I haven't heard of these problems else where.

So should I...
Posted by smaffei, on Nov 2, 1999 at 10:13 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I had them e-mail me a cancellation confirmation... 330 Views / 4 Replies  
I had them e-mail me a cancellation confirmation when I cancelled my order. That way, if an iMac wound up at my door from Apple, I had hard copy that I could send to my credit card company.
...
Posted by smaffei, on Oct 29, 1999 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
crannell, I beg to differ about the... 333 Views / 17 Replies  
crannell,

I beg to differ about the authroization. You have to explicitly ask for them to remove it. I cancelled an Apple Store order. My credit was still short 3 days later. I called the...
Posted by smaffei, on Oct 29, 1999 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ummm... How about the fact that you can get a... 250 Views / 4 Replies  
Ummm... How about the fact that you can get a DVD drive in an iMac as opposed to a CD drive in an iBook?

Sam
Posted by smaffei, on Oct 24, 1999 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
There's really not much they can do. This is not... 363 Views / 1 Replies  
There's really not much they can do. This is not an uncommon occurence in consumer electronics. In order to prevent this, they would have to provide a ton of sheilding.

I have a fairly expensive...
Posted by smaffei, on Oct 22, 1999 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I know. I've read the Mac OS Up-To-Date... 304 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, I know. I've read the Mac OS Up-To-Date literature. That's what I'm puzzled about.

Do they mean 10/23 as the "Introduction Date?"

Sam
Posted by smaffei, on Oct 22, 1999 at 09:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
More DVD Player 2.0b2 Wackiness... 241 Views / 1 Replies  
I installed MacsBug today on my iMac DV (I'm a programmer and it comes in handy).

Later, I went to launch the Apple DVD Player and got the following message "Apple DVD Player will not run with a...
Posted by smaffei, on Oct 21, 1999 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
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