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iPhone live photo streams 367 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm looking for a way to automatically upload every photo I take with the iPhone to a Flickr-like website, without my having to manually email each photo. Is there an app for this? Any creative...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 1, 2008 at 03:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FWIW, this has been the case with my G4 Powerbook... 714 Views / 6 Replies  
FWIW, this has been the case with my G4 Powerbook since the day I bought it. It also transmits Airport traffic into my audio-out jack. The headphones/speakers plugged into it are not important, the...
Posted by raduga, on Aug 1, 2007 at 09:45 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How about a Finder with a "novice" mode and an... 40,216 Views / 443 Replies  
How about a Finder with a "novice" mode and an "expert" mode. I truly loathe using the Finder; I almost always find the command line to be a better file manager. Or the Windoze Explorer. Or just...
Posted by raduga, on Aug 1, 2007 at 09:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I used to leave my machines on all the time. That... 3,975 Views / 61 Replies  
I used to leave my machines on all the time. That was before I started paying my own power bills, and also before I became more aware of the real cost of energy in terms of pollution, greenhouse...
Posted by raduga, on Aug 1, 2007 at 08:52 PM, in Mac OS X
This sounds like a really sane, rational policy... 692 Views / 14 Replies  
This sounds like a really sane, rational policy for a technology forum. :rolleyes:
I hate the DMCA. Anyway I'll continue this line of inquiry on a forum that encourages free thought...
Posted by raduga, on Jul 23, 2007 at 10:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Is it really true that the OS X license agreement... 692 Views / 14 Replies  
Is it really true that the OS X license agreement forbids running the software on non-Apple systems? Or does the OSx86 project involve reverse engineering os/drivers, etc?
Posted by raduga, on Jul 23, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Installing OS X on a PC 692 Views / 14 Replies  
I've not been following this 'project' for awhile. What's the latest? Has something gotten the full OS X operating system to run on a vanilla Intel PC? Note, I'm not talking about the kernel only,...
Posted by raduga, on Jul 23, 2007 at 07:44 PM, in Mac OS X
802.11n install on G4 15" Powerbook? 539 Views / 3 Replies  
Has anyone come across a HOWTO on swapping the Wifi card in the Aluminum Powerbooks? My reception is sub-par, and I'd like to upgrade to a 802.11n as well. TIA.
Posted by raduga, on Jul 23, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Download MenuMeters, and enable the... 687 Views / 11 Replies  
Download MenuMeters, and enable the disk/CPU/memory meters. When you notice your laptop is slowing down, check what the bottleneck is. Low on memory? CPU is overworked?

You can also use the 'top'...
Posted by raduga, on Jul 18, 2007 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it's a good "game" to play. Corporations... 523 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, it's a good "game" to play. Corporations can make more ethical choices in what they do, but are they going to do it just for the goodness of their hearts? No, they will act for their bottom...
Posted by raduga, on Jun 29, 2007 at 04:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
AT&T is Evil and a bad match for Apple 523 Views / 3 Replies  
Why has Apple chosen to lock users into service with the phone company who participated in illegal, warrantless wiretaps on American citizens, a company who hands your phone calls over to the NSA, a...
Posted by raduga, on Jun 29, 2007 at 02:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Powerbook G5 1680x1050 external display 550 Views / 7 Replies  
Can a 15" Powerbook G5 with an ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 support a 1680x1050 resolution on an external LCD display? I've got a Samsung SyncMaster 205bw, but the native resolution and most resolutions...
Posted by raduga, on Jun 10, 2007 at 03:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes 1,265 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes, the earbuds that ship with all iPods are terrible, when you compare them to any moderately-priced headphone from Shure, Etymotics, Senneheiser, and yes even Sony. It's a world of difference. ...
Posted by raduga, on Jun 4, 2007 at 10:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
best thing for total computer/Mac newbies? 432 Views / 1 Replies  
I'd really like to get my clueless parents into their new iMac and enjoying the 21st century. They are complete newbs. They still don't understand Cut-N-Paste. [It bothers me that their brand new...
Posted by raduga, on Feb 12, 2007 at 10:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Macintosh 700 Views / 13 Replies  
The title of this thread reminds me of an old joke...

Most
Applications
Crash
If
Not,
The
Operating
System
Posted by raduga, on Feb 12, 2007 at 10:08 PM, in Mac OS X
High resolutions from 15" Aluminum PB? 372 Views / 2 Replies  
I just bought a 21" widescreen samsung LCD. The native resolution is 1680x1050. My 5-year-old PC can do this via VGA, but the powerbook won't seem to work with this resolution using VGA or DVI. The...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 6, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why don't we hear about it? You'd think the... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
Why don't we hear about it? You'd think the powers that be would be eager to share all their progress, especially with approval ratings being what they are. I met a reporter who spent a couple years...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 6, 2006 at 02:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess by this logic the New York Times is... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
I guess by this logic the New York Times is profiting off the war by reporting about it? If people providing an alternative glimpse into what's going on get to make a living doing it, that's fine by...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 6, 2006 at 01:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My point exactly. And so, this war was begun... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
My point exactly. And so, this war was begun illegally and unjustly and it has continued along the same lines.

I guess the argument from the neocon quarters is that the eventual privatisation of...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 6, 2006 at 01:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh yeah, that's fair. Maybe you could watch the... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
Oh yeah, that's fair. Maybe you could watch the film before trying to dismiss it. :rolleyes: I fscking hate Michael Moore. What I'm trying to tell you here is that there is plenty of information...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 6, 2006 at 01:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
IRAQ FOR SALE: The War Profiteers... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
IRAQ FOR SALE: The War Profiteers (http://iraqforsale.org/)

Educate thyself.
Posted by raduga, on Oct 6, 2006 at 12:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, the European Union seems to be pretty... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
Well, the European Union seems to be pretty concerned about this particular leftist cospiracy theory. Just google "secret cia prisons". There have already been hundreds of these "extraordianry...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 6, 2006 at 02:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Dude, didn't you even read the story this thread... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
Dude, didn't you even read the story this thread is about? They don't want us there! And your solution is to show overwhelming force? Yeah, sure, maybe a stronger presence and even more killings in...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 4, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To me, "democracy flourishing" seems like a red... 972 Views / 52 Replies  
To me, "democracy flourishing" seems like a red herring. Democracy isn't flourishing; terrible violence, corruption, poverty, and injustice are flourishing. If anything, free-market capitalism is...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 4, 2006 at 07:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
wow 363 Views / 7 Replies  
you guys suck :\
Posted by raduga, on Oct 4, 2006 at 06:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
success 972 Views / 52 Replies  
You're making a common mistake here in defining how we (i.e., the US Government) defines "success" or "failure" in Iraq.

If you assume "success" is the nonsense GWB spouts about bringing freedom...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 3, 2006 at 10:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
DemocracyNow.org 363 Views / 7 Replies  
This is the best (http://www.democracynow.org) damn political/current events show on the radio. It's everything the media should be in a free society, but is clearly not. If you listen to this show...
Posted by raduga, on Oct 3, 2006 at 10:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sticky: Keyboard 1,126,855 Views / 4,110 Replies  
So I've been lurking on this thread for a couple years (!) now. I'm in the market for a wireless keyboard, and I can't help but notice that about 75% of all the rigs on this board have those white...
Posted by raduga, on Sep 9, 2006 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the "devil" 1,357 Views / 16 Replies  
OK, first of all, Beastie is not a devil. He's a daemon. Er, demon. Whatever. ;)

Secondly, he ain't no clip-art daemon either. He's got a long history (http://www.mckusick.com/beastie/) (at...
Posted by raduga, on Nov 24, 2005 at 12:27 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't think it's so much of a legal thing as a... 1,198 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't think it's so much of a legal thing as a technical thing. Linux is not UNIX because they don't share hardly any codebase. Linux was written "from scratch" and is not directly derived from any...
Posted by raduga, on Nov 4, 2005 at 11:18 PM, in Mac OS X
good UNIX book for beginners 2,481 Views / 23 Replies  
Excellent UNIX (and Linux) book for total beginners: UNIX Made Easy (http://www.muster.com) by John Muster. This was my intro to UNIX, and it inspired me to get a Bachelor's in Computer Science, and...
Posted by raduga, on Nov 4, 2005 at 11:06 PM, in Mac OS X
The new FreeBSD Logo: W-T-F-? 1,357 Views / 16 Replies  
Here is the winner (http://logo-contest.freebsd.org/result/640-1.png)of the FreeBSD logo competition.

*Ahem*
:thumbsdow :thumbsdow :thumbsdow :thumbsdow :thumbsdow :thumbsdow

What were they...
Posted by raduga, on Nov 4, 2005 at 11:00 PM, in Mac OS X
nice job 2,095,710 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I really like it. Goes well with the icons, too!
Posted by raduga, on Aug 22, 2005 at 07:18 PM, in GUI Customization
Anyone have interference in their audio-out? 386 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a 15" AlBook, Rev A (if there is even a Rev B). When my Airport is in use, I can hear it through my headphones! Really annoying buzzing/chirping noise whenever I am transferring data. ...
Posted by raduga, on Aug 18, 2005 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
laptop HDDs 775 Views / 8 Replies  
Isn't it true that laptop hard drives are less reliable and have a shorter life than fullsize drives? Other than that, I like that tiny coolmaster case.
Posted by raduga, on Aug 17, 2005 at 08:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Lisp is neat 1,072 Views / 8 Replies  
Lisp is neat, but strange. I took a couple college courses on it recently. I'd say, if you're willing to invest yourself completely in Lisp for a few weeks or months, and try to forget everything you...
Posted by raduga, on Aug 10, 2005 at 05:28 PM, in Developer Center
Wow 2,095,710 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Sorry to bump this but I couldn't resist. I don't think I'd want to stare at it all day, but I have to say this image has stuck with me more than anything I've seen in awhile. Such a strange mixing...
Posted by raduga, on Aug 10, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in GUI Customization
Nickel Cobalt 2,095,710 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Beautiful! .... Where do we get it?
Posted by raduga, on Apr 30, 2005 at 10:08 PM, in GUI Customization
battery power 39,629 Views / 290 Replies  
On my 15", Capacity is 4563. This is a new battery that I bought as a backup (which sat in the box since the new 15"ers were released, guess that doesn't hurt 'em.) Also I properly charged and...
Posted by raduga, on Jul 16, 2004 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
great 486 Views / 3 Replies  
Awesome, thanks to both of you.
Posted by raduga, on Jul 13, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in Applications
iTunes network utility? 486 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking for a utility to allow me to see network information from remote users connecting to my iTunes shares. Like something that displays their IP address, what song they are listening to, etc....
Posted by raduga, on Jul 2, 2004 at 04:06 PM, in Applications
Nope... 307 Views / 2 Replies  
Nope...
Posted by raduga, on May 4, 2004 at 04:49 AM, in Mac OS X
pref panes resetting themselves 307 Views / 2 Replies  
Quite often I find that options I have set in various prefpanes don't "stick." Sometimes when I reboot, the clock doesn't show up, SideTrack is disabled, or menuMeters doesn't load up. I have to open...
Posted by raduga, on May 3, 2004 at 04:52 AM, in Mac OS X
firewall information needed 395 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm looking for information on what kind of firewalling OS X implements by default. Is there a FAQ somewhere? Also I'd like to know how to view my firewall log files.

thanks
Posted by raduga, on May 1, 2004 at 08:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Word. White is so ugly, and it hurts my eyes. How... 474 Views / 9 Replies  
Word. White is so ugly, and it hurts my eyes. How hard could it be to change the column view background color?
Posted by raduga, on Apr 29, 2004 at 11:00 PM, in GUI Customization
I'll take one 28,865 Views / 276 Replies  
Well whenever you are up and running again, I'll be buying one (I really like the idea of a carbon fiber AlBook)

I had this skin idea myself awhile ago, so I'm glad to see that someone is actually...
Posted by raduga, on Apr 29, 2004 at 10:37 PM, in Hardware Hacking
thanks 474 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, that should be fun.

Though I was actually mroe curious about the background color of the text boxes (and the background of certain windows in the OS, such as the little...
Posted by raduga, on Apr 27, 2004 at 02:42 AM, in GUI Customization
text input box color? 474 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm new to the whole themeing thing. Is there a way to change the color of text input boxes in OS X 10.3? I found a nice theme, but since the menus are dark, the menu text is light gray, and now all...
Posted by raduga, on Apr 27, 2004 at 01:27 AM, in GUI Customization
 
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