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If you hold down command and option immediately... 484 Views / 3 Replies  
If you hold down command and option immediately after launching the game, you should get a Display Control dialog that will let you change these settings to something compatible.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 17, 2006 at 09:12 AM, in Gaming
Go check out a MacBook firsthand and see if you... 677 Views / 9 Replies  
Go check out a MacBook firsthand and see if you can tolerate the screen. It's much better than the glossy screens on PC laptops, with less reflection and a much much better finish (all the PC ones...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 1, 2006 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ended up returning a MacBook Pro because of the... 6,028 Views / 86 Replies  
I ended up returning a MacBook Pro because of the whine and the fact that it had something loose rattling around inside the right half of the computer. I replaced it with a black MacBook and in the...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on May 31, 2006 at 10:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Corsair is a very well known RAM company. I can't... 971 Views / 5 Replies  
Corsair is a very well known RAM company. I can't personally vouch for their value models, but based on the company's reputation, I would recommend that you go for it. If there is anything wrong with...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on May 31, 2006 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You should try running it at the MacBook's... 1,827 Views / 17 Replies  
You should try running it at the MacBook's display's native resolution (1280x800). You should get better performance that way since the graphics card won't be constantly scaling to your adjusted...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on May 31, 2006 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For single-window apps you can command-click the... 1,214 Views / 17 Replies  
For single-window apps you can command-click the zoom button to have it fill the entire screen. Other than that, I don't know. If you don't like clutter, you can always hide stuff.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Mar 5, 2006 at 10:27 PM, in GUI Customization
If that's the case, there's not a whole lot you... 1,329 Views / 7 Replies  
If that's the case, there's not a whole lot you can do.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Feb 17, 2006 at 01:21 PM, in GUI Customization
Are the jpeg artifacts a result of your... 1,329 Views / 7 Replies  
Are the jpeg artifacts a result of your compression, or were they there in your source image? If it's the former, could you release them in png format instead?
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Feb 15, 2006 at 08:05 PM, in GUI Customization
Candybar is the best program for customizing... 2,043 Views / 13 Replies  
Candybar is the best program for customizing icons in OS X: http://iconfactory.com/cb_home.asp
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Dec 8, 2005 at 12:11 AM, in GUI Customization
"Always" is a bit strong. It really only does so... 2,240 Views / 40 Replies  
"Always" is a bit strong. It really only does so during the rappelling and snatching steps. After that. There should be no effect on the system.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 27, 2005 at 12:28 AM, in GUI Customization
What I think goMac is trying to say is something... 2,240 Views / 40 Replies  
What I think goMac is trying to say is something like this: ShapeShifter is acting like a secret agent who infiltrates your office and replaces your files every time you go to look at them. He...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 24, 2005 at 01:43 AM, in GUI Customization
Pssht. My PowerBook took a bullet for me while I... 712 Views / 7 Replies  
Pssht. My PowerBook took a bullet for me while I was carrying it around in my backpack. Back To The Future 3 style (only I was facing the other way, I suppose).
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 24, 2005 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The biggest slowdown will be the hard drive. If I... 684 Views / 16 Replies  
The biggest slowdown will be the hard drive. If I were you, I'd consider skipping on Apple's hard drive upgrade and instead going for this: http://techrestore.com/xcart/home.php?cat=310

If...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 24, 2005 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's possible to hack a guikit to modify iTunes.... 942 Views / 8 Replies  
It's possible to hack a guikit to modify iTunes. Susumu's theme "Eternal" does it, as does "SmoothStripes 4.6 + Swiz iTunes Metal."
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 20, 2005 at 12:03 AM, in GUI Customization
When might that update be coming, by the way? :D ... 1,268 Views / 13 Replies  
When might that update be coming, by the way? :D

Also, aren't login screens kind of pointless now, since the "Starting Mac OS X..." screen can no longer be themed?
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 13, 2005 at 10:20 AM, in GUI Customization
It's not the guikits' fault. ShapeShifter... 1,162 Views / 9 Replies  
It's not the guikits' fault. ShapeShifter disables the unified appearance because there's really only one way that it looks good, and that's the default Aqua theme.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 12, 2005 at 10:53 AM, in GUI Customization
Kevin: Click the picture. ;) MacMan4000:... 1,162 Views / 9 Replies  
Kevin: Click the picture. ;)

MacMan4000: Yes, in that it adds Max's SmoothStripes titlebar widgets.

The Spaz: Thanks for changing the subject. In case you didn't notice, this thread is about a...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 11, 2005 at 11:09 PM, in GUI Customization
[REL] SmoothStripes 4.6 + Swiz iTunes Metal (1.0) 1,162 Views / 9 Replies  
Max Rudberg's perfection of Aqua combined with Apple's perfection (finally!) of Brushed Metal, courtesy of Kevin Husted's outstanding Eternal iTunes mod. I'm pleased to present the fruition of a...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 11, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in GUI Customization
Engrave "Does not contain #2 pencils." or "Do not... 503 Views / 2 Replies  
Engrave "Does not contain #2 pencils." or "Do not eat the iPod nano." That should have resell value.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 10, 2005 at 12:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I second the Sony MDR-EX51's and the MDR-D66SL's.... 2,054 Views / 36 Replies  
I second the Sony MDR-EX51's and the MDR-D66SL's. Both are fantastic and will not demolish your wallet. Honorable mention to any of the high-end Sennheisers (my friend has a pair of HD580's......
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 9, 2005 at 10:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Where can you get a 4 GB nano for $100? 647 Views / 6 Replies  
Where can you get a 4 GB nano for $100?
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 9, 2005 at 10:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not the self-control type, eh? 7,338 Views / 110 Replies  
Not the self-control type, eh?
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 9, 2005 at 09:05 PM, in GUI Customization
Except for the Logitech MX900, which, aside from... 1,008 Views / 19 Replies  
Except for the Logitech MX900, which, aside from that one flaw, is the greatest BlueTooth mouse ever created.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 9, 2005 at 12:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good find. I was wondering why I wasn't seeing... 5,238 Views / 95 Replies  
Good find. I was wondering why I wasn't seeing any.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 7, 2005 at 03:10 PM, in Applications
Other new feature to note: - VBR AAC... 5,238 Views / 95 Replies  
Other new feature to note:

- VBR AAC support!
- Lyrics support (in the info window).
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 7, 2005 at 02:49 PM, in Applications
Other new stuff to note: - VBR AAC support! ... 7,338 Views / 110 Replies  
Other new stuff to note:

- VBR AAC support!
- Lyrics support (in the info window).
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 7, 2005 at 02:47 PM, in GUI Customization
And all I can say is... about freaking time.... 7,338 Views / 110 Replies  
And all I can say is... about freaking time. Can't wait for the Aqua mods that use something like this instead of brushed metal. (Hint hint, paging Max Rudberg).
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Sep 7, 2005 at 02:28 PM, in GUI Customization
Maybe you were asleep at the time:... 10,533 Views / 73 Replies  
Maybe you were asleep at the time: http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2005/jun/06intel.html
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Aug 29, 2005 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Making the Dock a bit more useful could ease drag... 1,011 Views / 10 Replies  
Making the Dock a bit more useful could ease drag operations between two apps. If a dragged file is hovered over an open application in the Dock, that app's windows could pop forward, Exposé-style....
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Aug 27, 2005 at 01:30 PM, in GUI Customization
You could elaborate a bit on the Clipboard idea.... 1,011 Views / 10 Replies  
You could elaborate a bit on the Clipboard idea. Moving an item to the Clipboard and then dragging it out to it's new location poses an extra step that makes it no more useful than two separate...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Aug 26, 2005 at 06:54 PM, in GUI Customization
Of course, if you exclude the Dock, it's menus... 523 Views / 3 Replies  
Of course, if you exclude the Dock, it's menus and the Dashboard won't get themed. It's probably a better idea to download ClearDock, which is free. http://www.unsanity.com/haxies/cleardock/
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Aug 13, 2005 at 12:20 PM, in GUI Customization
Freescale's already announced the 7448, but they... 2,026 Views / 46 Replies  
Freescale's already announced the 7448, but they won't be in large enough production for Apple to release a product until October or November at the very least. The 970FXs will probably be produced...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jul 9, 2005 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When you go to sell it, it'll be a lot more... 466 Views / 5 Replies  
When you go to sell it, it'll be a lot more valuable with the SuperDrive built-in.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 16, 2005 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ordered the exact same machine without the RAM... 815 Views / 10 Replies  
Ordered the exact same machine without the RAM upgrade last Tuesday, the 7th. It's been sitting at the FedEx facility in Shanghai since the 10th, and isn't expected to reach me until the 15th.

Not...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 12, 2005 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd go for the Seagate, but more because I love... 1,700 Views / 9 Replies  
I'd go for the Seagate, but more because I love the company than anything else. Their stuff is always quiet and reliable. Their warranties are better. They're one of the only companies to make...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 11, 2005 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Read this thread. It answers this exact debate... 359 Views / 4 Replies  
Read this thread. It answers this exact debate (and was around first). http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=259258
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 11, 2005 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You guys have nothing to worry about. I just... 1,225 Views / 15 Replies  
You guys have nothing to worry about. I just bought mine, a 15" PowerBook, so that means they'll update the entire product line and start some wicked education deal in a week or two. I'm predicting 2...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 10, 2005 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I actually prefer the keyboard on the new iBook... 682 Views / 12 Replies  
I actually prefer the keyboard on the new iBook G4s to the keyboard on the PowerBooks. The keys feel more defined and the new rubberized feel on those machines is awesome. A huge improvement over the...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 10, 2005 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I sold a TiBook for a 12" two years ago, and I... 922 Views / 17 Replies  
I sold a TiBook for a 12" two years ago, and I must say, I wouldn't recommend that switch to anyone. If you do any sort of graphics/design work, the loss in screen space is a terrible, terrible...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 9, 2005 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Way to bump an ancient thread. Lock please. 592 Views / 12 Replies  
Way to bump an ancient thread. Lock please.
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 8, 2005 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Yes, I ordered a 15" today, and here's why. I'm... 3,603 Views / 50 Replies  
Yes, I ordered a 15" today, and here's why. I'm heading off to college, where it is said computers generally last for two years. I've waited forever - too long in my opinion - for the next PowerBook...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 8, 2005 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm in the exact same boat. I've held off getting... 662 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm in the exact same boat. I've held off getting the new college computer all year, and now that I know the computer that I actually want isn't coming out until at least a year from now (the first...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
JESUS FREAKING CHRIST, ZIMPHIRE. CAN WE PLEASE... 3,255 Views / 107 Replies  
JESUS FREAKING CHRIST, ZIMPHIRE. CAN WE PLEASE DISCUSS THE PROGRAM?!

Worst mod ever.

Anyway, I have a bug to report. If you use Unifier to unify a brushed metal app, that app's brushed metal...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Jun 5, 2005 at 04:18 PM, in GUI Customization
A few things that haven't yet been noted that I... 15,844 Views / 112 Replies  
A few things that haven't yet been noted that I think are pertinent:

1. Apple's made comments about the difficulty of making a G5 thermally compatible with the PowerBook. They made nearly...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on May 28, 2005 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was wondering about this. Having ShapeShifter... 508 Views / 6 Replies  
I was wondering about this. Having ShapeShifter on seems to disable the unified look everywhere. Is it not supported yet?
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on May 10, 2005 at 09:48 PM, in GUI Customization
I can confirm this, although I think it did it... 60,031 Views / 551 Replies  
I can confirm this, although I think it did it without me ever changing the setting. I've always had it on "show all," but now I can see all the .apps.

Anyone find a fix?
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on May 4, 2005 at 12:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Quick question. Do the widgets that were open in... 2,394 Views / 28 Replies  
Quick question. Do the widgets that were open in Dashboard stay open after a restart?
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Apr 25, 2005 at 08:49 PM, in GUI Customization
I hate to be one to bump, but it's been a while... 642 Views / 8 Replies  
I hate to be one to bump, but it's been a while since this thread was alive and I was wondering if anyone who has one of these new PowerBooks could comment on the audio quality of the headphone...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Mar 12, 2005 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got a chance to fiddle with the Rev. D,... 5,019 Views / 57 Replies  
I just got a chance to fiddle with the Rev. D, and the display seems a bit better than the C's. The picture is a bit sharper and the blues aren't nearly as washed out. It's not quite the same as the...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Feb 7, 2005 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I'm speaking from my experience with my 12"... 642 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, I'm speaking from my experience with my 12" PowerBook, and if Apple were ever to skimp on audio components, they probably would have done it on this machine. I don't really consider myself an...
Posted by rhythmicmoose, on Feb 6, 2005 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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