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Or the ports on the new 'flat' Apple keyboards. ... 1,189 Views / 41 Replies  
Or the ports on the new 'flat' Apple keyboards.
The other thing it wouldn't plug in to (which would be the final killer for me) is the quad USB port on the back of my LG monitor at work*.

* This...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Sep 13, 2007 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is the main problem, with no way to really... 592 Views / 14 Replies  
This is the main problem, with no way to really fix it. For 'valid' HTML you should be specifying image sizes, so when the browser renders the page without the image, there is a correct sized space...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Sep 12, 2007 at 05:45 PM, in Applications
Ugh! It looks like the designer pulled all his... 2,436 Views / 99 Replies  
Ugh! It looks like the designer pulled all his inspiration from that late 90's military 'Stealth' tec'
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Sep 11, 2007 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, I have tried this (even doing a 'safe... 745 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, I have tried this (even doing a 'safe boot' in VGA mode, which loads in the display driver instead of using the default one.) but when I select a higher resolution, the screen goes off.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Sep 9, 2007 at 01:41 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
problems with Video driver and new iMac 745 Views / 2 Replies  
First let me say I had been using Bootcamp and XP on my previous imac with no problems.
I now have a new aluminium iMac, and I installed Bootcamp/Windows XP in the same way as I had with my old one....
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Sep 8, 2007 at 08:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Something else that causes this sort of problem... 42,440 Views / 17 Replies  
Something else that causes this sort of problem is the Parallels disk image. For some reason the Boot Camp setup app cant move that file to do the disk partition.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Sep 7, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Mail2Web (http://www.mail2web.com/) can pick up... 2,161 Views / 107 Replies  
Mail2Web (http://www.mail2web.com/) can pick up any POP based email, via a web interface, don't know how well it works on the iPod/iPhone small screen.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Sep 6, 2007 at 06:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bet you didn't have as many cups as this idiot... 1,307 Views / 61 Replies  
Bet you didn't have as many cups as this idiot girl (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/wear/6944026.stm) working in her parents shop.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 30, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not going to happen any time soon. How would this... 1,499 Views / 95 Replies  
Not going to happen any time soon. How would this be able to tell weather you wanted to go to Apple UK (http://www.apple.com/uk/) or Apple UK (http://www.apple.co.uk)
(bet the above really pisses...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 30, 2007 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because non of the main stream manufactures has... 769 Views / 13 Replies  
Because non of the main stream manufactures has produced a decent keyboard since the early 90's
and the IBM model M is very mechanical with each key having a spring mec'.
They are not the mushy...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 28, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Moonray. Wish Apple would update those... 484 Views / 4 Replies  
Moonray.
Wish Apple would update those (ancient) tools.
As I have a Intel iMac I have no langer any access to OS9 via Classic.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 28, 2007 at 07:27 AM, in Applications
The other point is that you will be starting with... 1,816 Views / 32 Replies  
The other point is that you will be starting with loads of previous Windows experience. So it's likely that your concept of 'just working' will be coloured by that knowledge.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 27, 2007 at 01:59 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
QuickTime Panoramas From Photoshop CS3 484 Views / 4 Replies  
Photoshop CS3 does a fantastic job of automatically stitching together the individual photos From my digital camera to make up the panoramic image (using the Photomerge tool). Is there any...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 27, 2007 at 01:52 PM, in Applications
The odd thing is that (in the UK at least) the... 1,361 Views / 59 Replies  
The odd thing is that (in the UK at least) the 80's Preludes seam to be sticking around a whole lot better than the 90's ones.
You see virtually non of the 4th gen, except for the odd one that has...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 26, 2007 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sell it, buy a new iMac (as long as you can live... 2,512 Views / 15 Replies  
Sell it, buy a new iMac (as long as you can live with the new LCD)

The new iMac's don have a power/sleep light. Yes the old one was bright, sticking things over it doesn't really work as the light...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 23, 2007 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
At the printers I used to work at there was a... 1,190 Views / 58 Replies  
At the printers I used to work at there was a stack of 6100's in the store cupboard. They had come out of some sort of 'business clearance' sale or something. The reason they where stacked in the...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 20, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My only advice on a buying a compact camera is to... 969 Views / 24 Replies  
My only advice on a buying a compact camera is to avoid ones with 'proprietary' batteries.
The ones that use standard AA's aint' that much larger
First if you are somewhere using your camera and...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 20, 2007 at 04:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ADB keyboard on PC? 501 Views / 1 Replies  
While rooting around in my loft I came across an old ADB keyboard, it's an Apple Extended clone (By someone called Icicle according to the sticker on the bottom), this seams to be 'buck spring' board...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 19, 2007 at 05:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: What on earth is going on here! I haven't opened... 11,194 Views / 324 Replies  
What on earth is going on here! I haven't opened this thread, but today I decided to have a look because I couldn't believe a 3 page thread about a budget Korean car company, who sold repackaged old...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 17, 2007 at 05:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe the owner goes to track days every weekend,... 5,692 Views / 63 Replies  
Maybe the owner goes to track days every weekend, and some days fancies using it for work.
OR perhaps they have a great bit of twisty road they use every day.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 17, 2007 at 05:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So I did a search of eBays forums, and apparently... 943 Views / 15 Replies  
So I did a search of eBays forums, and apparently "as new" is classed as key word spamming.

so Why isn't it in the EXAMPLES then if something is in the same condition as when it was purchased...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 17, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ebay pulled my iMac auction I dont understand why 943 Views / 15 Replies  
Has anyone else had a Auction pulled by eBay due to "Keyword Spamming"?
(and no 'don't use eBay' posts please, there isn't a even remotely popular alternative in the UK)
The message from eBay says...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 17, 2007 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The viewing angle on the new iMac is very narrow,... 600 Views / 7 Replies  
The viewing angle on the new iMac is very narrow, and the 'fall off' between 'within angle' and 'outside of angle' is very sharp. The previous gen' screens where/are far superior.
With my previous...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 14, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I wonder what the motivation behind Apples use of... 3,842 Views / 81 Replies  
I wonder what the motivation behind Apples use of these lower quality screens really is? My old iMac (20" Intel Core duo) had a fantastically good screen Very good colours wide viewing angle etc., So...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 13, 2007 at 05:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
I suspect the ones using iTunes like scroll bars... 1,058 Views / 29 Replies  
I suspect the ones using iTunes like scroll bars are embedded in to the app, while the ones using 'Aqua' ones, are using the OS widgets.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 11, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Applications
Maybe, easy solution without all the swapping... 400 Views / 14 Replies  
Maybe, easy solution without all the swapping about, but first a question. Are both drives over half full, if yes then this wont work.
If no then you could try this, use Disk Utility on the G4 to...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 11, 2007 at 01:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Magnets, So that's where you can place the little... 3,842 Views / 81 Replies  
Magnets, So that's where you can place the little remote, the older iMacs having a magnet on the right hand side.
The good news is that with it being held on by magnets then it would be possible for...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 11, 2007 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
K'Nex is a newcomer, it wasn't even around when I... 563 Views / 16 Replies  
K'Nex is a newcomer, it wasn't even around when I was a kid, while Lego was an established item.
How come Americans* all say Legos? As they always come in more then ones, it makes more sense as...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 10, 2007 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The main difference between the UK and US ones... 3,099 Views / 18 Replies  
The main difference between the UK and US ones appears to be a tiny return key, smaller than the one on the keypad.
The pics of the US ones on the Apple site show a single line key, about as along a...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 10, 2007 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
It makes next to no difference. The same was said... 5,105 Views / 32 Replies  
It makes next to no difference. The same was said about the old Intel iMac's, and I have never noticed a problem with 1.5GB (original 512mb+new 1GB) in mine.
On a related topic, do the new iMac's...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 9, 2007 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
That sensor must be real crap. I have an Intel... 721 Views / 16 Replies  
That sensor must be real crap. I have an Intel 20" and the 'Pulsating Dot of Illumination' lights up my whole room. I hear though that it's gone from the new iMacs.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 8, 2007 at 07:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple info here... 894 Views / 17 Replies  
Apple info here (http://www.apple.com/iwork/numbers/)
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 7, 2007 at 05:21 PM, in Applications
Usually if you buy a Mac after the release date... 24,227 Views / 334 Replies  
Usually if you buy a Mac after the release date is announced you can get the announced OS for a 'shipping' charge. Granted it's a bit longer between now and Oct then the usual time frame.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 7, 2007 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
One thing you could do is join the local... 840 Views / 43 Replies  
One thing you could do is join the local Freecycle (http://www.freecycle.org/) and give your clutter away to people that might want it, easy.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 7, 2007 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hoe they do a Leopard release date announcement... 24,227 Views / 334 Replies  
Hoe they do a Leopard release date announcement along with them, and a buy a new iMac, get Leopard on release. Without such announcement and if it's as good looking as the keyboard sort of suggests,...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 7, 2007 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Andhee, seanc (& other UK readers). It's a... 13,222 Views / 170 Replies  
Andhee, seanc (& other UK readers). It's a similar time to the SF keynote, so it's to start at about 5pm BST
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 7, 2007 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's likely to be changed after the 'press event'... 725 Views / 34 Replies  
It's likely to be changed after the 'press event' tomorrow.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 6, 2007 at 07:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you by any chance using an 'Intel' Mac? ... 318 Views / 1 Replies  
Are you by any chance using an 'Intel' Mac?

If you are then it's going to be because the Scanner drivers will still be PPC and running in emulation under Rosetta. CS3 however has been updated and...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 3, 2007 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
It's a great concept, but would require ether a... 3,841 Views / 61 Replies  
It's a great concept, but would require ether a ton of extra low voltage 'switching' wiring to be added to the house, or additional ring main cable & sockets for the 'not to be tuned off' stuff.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 3, 2007 at 06:44 PM, in Mac OS X
The 'housekeeping' scripts don't run while the... 3,841 Views / 61 Replies  
The 'housekeeping' scripts don't run while the system is in sleep mode anyway.
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 3, 2007 at 04:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Can't you just output from the Adobe reader app? ... 237 Views / 1 Replies  
Can't you just output from the Adobe reader app?
Surely all the 'repro' type options are handled in the rip's Postscript driver.

What you where doing sounds like the old fashioned 'long way...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 2, 2007 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
The difference with MS Office and Leopard is that... 1,701 Views / 55 Replies  
The difference with MS Office and Leopard is that you aren't going to start getting 'Leopard' formatted files that you must read but can't open from a bunch of people.
You can save as the older...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 2, 2007 at 03:24 PM, in Applications
The reason I now turn off my iMac is the darn... 3,841 Views / 61 Replies  
The reason I now turn off my iMac is the darn great pulsating lamp Apple chose to place on the front when it's in 'sleep' mode. As I have it in my bedroom you could almost read buy it.
As an...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 2, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in Mac OS X
What's this 'become'? When the Season is up and... 1,144 Views / 53 Replies  
What's this 'become'? When the Season is up and running, (and even when it's not) in the UK at least the media pay more attention to the Managers slagging each other off in interviews, or some sort...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Aug 2, 2007 at 07:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Unusually I have a cold at the mo (don't usually... 660 Views / 17 Replies  
Unusually I have a cold at the mo (don't usually get one in the summer). but it might be to do with the fact that the UK has just had the wettest July on record...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Jul 30, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fictional UK Event NON Fiction Uk event THIS... 440 Views / 4 Replies  
Fictional UK Event

NON Fiction Uk event THIS WEEK
http://imgred.com/http://static.sky.com/images/pictures/1564065.jpg
http://imgred.com/http://static.sky.com/images/pictures/1564918.jpg
BBC...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Jul 27, 2007 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The concept is rock solid, as 90% of the time you... 591 Views / 20 Replies  
The concept is rock solid, as 90% of the time you are only saving to a limited selection of places (although the dropdown should list the recent locations on a per app basis). but the UI for...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Jul 23, 2007 at 08:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Again, whats with the dorky headlights. Euro... 658 Views / 6 Replies  
Again, whats with the dorky headlights. Euro spec'd GTI's had these IMHO far cooler looking lights
http://www.jonbradbury.com/pages/motors_files/VW%20Golf%20GTI%208v.jpg
(all Golfs had these...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Jul 20, 2007 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One option (if you have an Intel based Mac) is to... 653 Views / 17 Replies  
One option (if you have an Intel based Mac) is to use Crossover (http://www.codeweavers.com/products/cxmac/) this will allow you to install and run the full Windows version of IE6 on you Mac, without...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Jul 19, 2007 at 04:44 AM, in Applications
The 'Stacks' are basically a fancy graphics... 809 Views / 11 Replies  
The 'Stacks' are basically a fancy graphics upgrade to folders in the dock. And are also a step backwards UI wise IMHO, I will also miss Dock folders if Stacks are the same in the final as the...
Posted by Mediaman_12, on Jul 18, 2007 at 05:25 PM, in Mac OS X
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