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I see there is an HD tuner, but it's $350. :eek: ... 1,228 Views / 18 Replies  
I see there is an HD tuner, but it's $350. :eek:

http://www.elgato.com/index.php?file=products_eyetv500
Posted by frownyfrank, on Apr 14, 2005 at 11:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
xbox -> 23" ACD in HD? 1,228 Views / 18 Replies  
Hey all,

So I've got this brilliant 23" display, and now an Xbox. The only HD solution I've been able to come up with so far is rather costly:

* Vdigi Xbox -> VGA adaptor ($85)
* Dr. Bott...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Apr 12, 2005 at 02:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB iPod Photo working with GT4 photo mode? 486 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know if this is for the iPod or the Games forum, but in a moment of extreme geekiness, I wanted to save a photo I made in Gran Turismo 4. It allows you to save them to USB flash drives. I...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Mar 2, 2005 at 06:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe cause there's U2 songs on it? 1,161 Views / 27 Replies  
Maybe cause there's U2 songs on it?
Posted by frownyfrank, on Dec 4, 2004 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the replies, good to hear it straight... 543 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies, good to hear it straight from a developer Barney. It's pretty much what I assumed, there being no money in it, and not worth it for another developer to pick it up. I think...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 25, 2004 at 01:21 PM, in Applications
I have a shareware idea -- what to do with it? 543 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm sure everyone who reads these forums has had some idea of an enhancement that they'd like to be turned into shareware, or even a part of the system. But for the non-developer, what is to be done...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 25, 2004 at 07:42 AM, in Applications
I also moved to France because my life in the... 2,190 Views / 84 Replies  
I also moved to France because my life in the states was horribly boring at the time, and you should definitely go for it. I've never been to NZ but like any other culture you'll be surprised at the...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Aug 17, 2004 at 05:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If there's anyone to roll your eyes at, it's the... 474 Views / 8 Replies  
If there's anyone to roll your eyes at, it's the two knuckleheads who have been behind the beemers. Montoya has added up to zero, except way too much drama on the track. And the lesser Schumacher...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Aug 8, 2004 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not sure there are any good sites for... 398 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm not sure there are any good sites for freelance work. But I think Creative Moonlighter merged with Guru (http://www.guru.com), so now it's a huge awful site.

Instead of dealing with clients...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jun 30, 2004 at 06:12 AM, in Developer Center
Is the bikering over? So my original... 976 Views / 30 Replies  
Is the bikering over?

So my original question was why there is an on-screen difference between colors in Freehand and InDesign, and which one is trustworthy. Inputing the same CMYK values into...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jun 23, 2004 at 02:24 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
No, I haven't really solved this issue. I talked... 976 Views / 30 Replies  
No, I haven't really solved this issue. I talked with the printer, and they seem laissez-faire about the whole thing. I thought they could maybe send me a CMYK profile to work with, but they said...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jun 9, 2004 at 09:09 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm afraid I don't have Corel. But switching to... 976 Views / 30 Replies  
I'm afraid I don't have Corel. But switching to RGB doesn't sound like it would help? Or are you joking? :)
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jun 4, 2004 at 09:07 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
CMYK: Freehand versus InDesign 976 Views / 30 Replies  
Hey all,

I started building a catalog in Freehand, and after the first page decided it'd be better to finish it in InDesign, if only for my own education. In copying some elements from one to the...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jun 4, 2004 at 07:40 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
If you want to save money on that Leica Digilux... 946 Views / 33 Replies  
If you want to save money on that Leica Digilux 2, check out this review (http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/leicadigilux2/). Seems you can get the exact same camera, only with a Panasonic sticker, for...
Posted by frownyfrank, on May 29, 2004 at 05:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just to add some completion to the subject, and... 434 Views / 7 Replies  
Just to add some completion to the subject, and to more or less echo what skalie just mentioned, the reason it wasn't working was it needed to be typed as a number. So I ended up wrapping the...
Posted by frownyfrank, on May 18, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Developer Center
Flash components: retrieving data! 434 Views / 7 Replies  
This has got to be really simple, but thus far I just can't figure it out. The situation is I have an Listbox component that becomes populated with items (in the Label) and prices (in the Data). All...
Posted by frownyfrank, on May 14, 2004 at 12:07 PM, in Developer Center
I'd agree with sending them a link back to your... 417 Views / 3 Replies  
I'd agree with sending them a link back to your site. I did that very thing on this site: www.billnye.com (http://www.billnye.com).
Posted by frownyfrank, on May 10, 2004 at 10:04 PM, in Developer Center
on the up button: your text box.scroll--; ... 594 Views / 9 Replies  
on the up button:
your text box.scroll--;

on the down button:
your text box.scroll++;
Posted by frownyfrank, on May 10, 2004 at 09:58 PM, in Developer Center
To those suffering from a degrading-speed OS, I... 55,523 Views / 558 Replies  
To those suffering from a degrading-speed OS, I suppose you've already tried something like Panther Cache Cleaner (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/9503)?

Did the trick for me.
Posted by frownyfrank, on May 4, 2004 at 08:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Keep your file mp3 (changing it to .mov doesn't... 653 Views / 9 Replies  
Keep your file mp3 (changing it to .mov doesn't make it a QT movie.. you'd need to actually export it from QT Pro as a QT movie). Keep the extention mp3.

This is the official embed code, straight...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Apr 12, 2004 at 07:59 PM, in Developer Center
I usually make a point to export my Flash... 764 Views / 21 Replies  
I usually make a point to export my Flash projects as the lowest version for the features used. If it is just simple animation (and no to little actionscript), you could get by with Flash 3 even...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Apr 12, 2004 at 11:51 AM, in Developer Center
A movie that was SO BAD that it didn't even NEED... 592 Views / 14 Replies  
A movie that was SO BAD that it didn't even NEED the MST3k treatment was "The Core."

I wish I could remember the line exactly, but near the end the main character makes the startling discovery...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Mar 31, 2004 at 02:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Friends of Ed (http://www.friendsofed.com/). Ed... 481 Views / 2 Replies  
Friends of Ed (http://www.friendsofed.com/). Ed is indeed my best friend. :)
Posted by frownyfrank, on Mar 30, 2004 at 07:05 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
http://www.destruk.com/comics/cat-dog2.jpg 4,122 Views / 113 Replies  
http://www.destruk.com/comics/cat-dog2.jpg
Posted by frownyfrank, on Mar 28, 2004 at 07:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
StockStock Film Festival: Registration open! 374 Views / 0 Replies  
What is it?
Stockstock is a film festival consisting of short films made entirely from stock footage. We select a limited amount of stock footage and give it to you—your job is to make it into some...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Mar 22, 2004 at 08:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Too cool!! My brother owns his own company making... 527 Views / 10 Replies  
Too cool!! My brother owns his own company making parts for dirt bikes, and last visit I got to ride the 250RM. that is a sweet fawkin' ride. I loved it. It's been like 10 or more years since I had...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Mar 13, 2004 at 09:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I really like Fireworks. It's much more focused... 744 Views / 20 Replies  
I really like Fireworks. It's much more focused on web design and I think it's easier and quicker to develop with, mainly because of the nice built-in vector tools. With Photoshop, there's always the...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Feb 16, 2004 at 08:27 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I think your real name is Paul Gaskill... 539 Views / 5 Replies  
I think your real name is Paul Gaskill (http://www.theonion.com/onion3634/graphic_designer.html).
Posted by frownyfrank, on Feb 9, 2004 at 06:24 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Well, you have to factor in the prestige of... 1,015 Views / 24 Replies  
Well, you have to factor in the prestige of putting Calpolyforums.com in your portfolio.
Posted by frownyfrank, on Feb 5, 2004 at 07:25 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I must whole-heartedly agree, those sites... 638 Views / 7 Replies  
I must whole-heartedly agree, those sites absolutely suck. I cut my teeth on one of them when I first began doing freelance, building this site (http://www.destruk.com/portfolio/robinwatson/) for a...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jan 22, 2004 at 03:41 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I don't have 2004, but if there really isn't a... 715 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't have 2004, but if there really isn't a "normal" mode, you know you still have access to the same commands from the list on the left. There's so little difference between that and "normal"...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jan 17, 2004 at 05:22 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Scanning negatives: a little help? 572 Views / 4 Replies  
I just got a new Epson 3170 scanner, and am scanning some of my negatives. The thing I keep running up against is the bizarre results I've been getting. The scans are totally out of whack, typically...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jan 7, 2004 at 09:53 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
http://www.destruk.com/comics/td031018.gif ... 9,369 Views / 325 Replies  
http://www.destruk.com/comics/td031018.gif

http://www.destruk.com/comics/td031122.gif

http://www.destruk.com/comics/td031227.gif
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jan 2, 2004 at 09:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I used to take spirulina every day. It's on the... 666 Views / 8 Replies  
I used to take spirulina every day. It's on the short list of supplements that you can physically notice that you took (like, say, niacin). It always made me jittery for a little while. I think it's...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Jan 2, 2004 at 07:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the tips. I think the 'whine' is... 778 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the tips. I think the 'whine' is caused by the fact that the card might not be completely secured. If I press on any part of it, the whine goes away. I'm going to try to reseat it better....
Posted by frownyfrank, on Dec 1, 2003 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Quieting the ATI 9800 in my G5 778 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey all,

I knew the 9800 would be louder than the stock 9600 when I ordered it, but my 9800 is going above and beyond its call of duty to make high-pitched noises. If it was just normal fan noise,...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Nov 30, 2003 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dusty cowboy indeed. I did see that WDDG about a... 654 Views / 7 Replies  
Dusty cowboy indeed. I did see that WDDG about a year ago when they launched. Must have subliminally influenced me. Or web design brain control lasers perhaps. ;)
Posted by frownyfrank, on Nov 22, 2003 at 09:19 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've lived in France for about a year now. Here's... 3,181 Views / 161 Replies  
I've lived in France for about a year now. Here's some things I've noticed:

* They love the US. My fellow young French friends practically boycott French movies, and much prefer the constant...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Nov 19, 2003 at 08:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Hey Demonhood, Thanks for replying. I... 654 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey Demonhood,

Thanks for replying.

I understand your critique of Remygirl. I chose that way because I knew the images would be of a certain size, and this way it provides an automatic loading...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Nov 18, 2003 at 09:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wow, yet another portfolio review 654 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey guys (all three of you that read this forum ;) ),

Just finally finished my portfolio, a long time coming. Please let me know your thoughts!

http://www.destruk.com/

Especially if any of...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Nov 18, 2003 at 04:21 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You guys are total chumps if you ever talk to... 12,212 Views / 33 Replies  
You guys are total chumps if you ever talk to anyone less than the CEO. I wish I had read your message a little earlier, cause Steve *just* walked out the door after he installed Panther for me.
...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Nov 17, 2003 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
FC Express: No keyframing effects?! 429 Views / 4 Replies  
Just installed my copy of FCE on my G5. I'm still astonished to find no way to set a motion effect on a keyframe (such as setting the opacity to go from 0 to 100 in 1 second). Was this stripped in...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Nov 1, 2003 at 12:37 PM, in Applications
thx got it! 488 Views / 3 Replies  
thx got it!
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 30, 2003 at 01:11 PM, in Applications
Anyone still have a copy of iChat AV beta? 488 Views / 3 Replies  
Just got my G5, but since Panther won't be here for a while, I wanted to try out iChat AV beta, which is of course removed from Apple's servers.

Anyone still have the installer laying around?
...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 30, 2003 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
I didn't, but if I had, it would have been that... 1,486 Views / 5 Replies  
I didn't, but if I had, it would have been that infamous line from Pulp Fiction:

"Bad Mutha*****"

You know, just so everyone knows it's mine. ;)

They probably wouldn't do that, would they.
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 29, 2003 at 02:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
And to add to the incredibliy lucid arguments... 2,159 Views / 44 Replies  
And to add to the incredibliy lucid arguments already posted, developer support often hinges on market share. YOU could be the difference between a real AutoCAD port or not.

It's kind of like...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 25, 2003 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, PCs are cheaper, and that could be an... 2,159 Views / 44 Replies  
Well, PCs are cheaper, and that could be an important factor for a student. Don't take take food out of your mouth (or perhaps beer out of your bong?) to pay for a Mac if you can't afford it. G5s in...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 24, 2003 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered my CTO dual G5 on 10/4, with a 23" ACD.... 714 Views / 7 Replies  
I ordered my CTO dual G5 on 10/4, with a 23" ACD. The display shipped almost immediately, so I doubt it's the display.

Maybe Apple's just waiting for the next shipment of aluminum cans to make the...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 14, 2003 at 08:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was thinking about the same thing. I also do... 1,127 Views / 12 Replies  
I was thinking about the same thing. I also do web work, video work, photoshop, etc. Previously at my work I had used two 17" ACDs. Overall, 2x17 is more pixels, but their aren't useful in the same...
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 14, 2003 at 08:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My G5 is expected to ship between Oct. 16-21.... 2,904 Views / 54 Replies  
My G5 is expected to ship between Oct. 16-21. Think they'll include it in the box?
Posted by frownyfrank, on Oct 8, 2003 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
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