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I didn't think of the learning function... 888 Views / 3 Replies  
I didn't think of the learning function :thumbsup:
Are you able to control more than the few Front Row functions, for example VLC?
Or is the IR receiver only "on" when Front Row is activated? Has...
Posted by motti, on Apr 17, 2006 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Controlling iMac with other IR remote? 888 Views / 3 Replies  
I wondered if someone was using another remote than the original Apple one to control his/her iMac G5 (iSight)?
I have a Sony RM-AV3000T programmable remote, the only problem is to find the...
Posted by motti, on Apr 16, 2006 at 06:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cool, a fridge under the desk! That would save... 456,977 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Cool, a fridge under the desk!
That would save me a lot of thinking while working long hours in front of my G4. Such as, should I go now to the fridge or in ten minutes? What will I find inside?...
Posted by motti, on Oct 17, 2005 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
What exactly do you understand by sparkles? Can't... 361 Views / 2 Replies  
What exactly do you understand by sparkles? Can't picture this in my mind. Could you please post a picture oder movie showing this misbehaviour?
Posted by motti, on Sep 24, 2005 at 01:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Same problem here, can't find this one Pilot... 828 Views / 16 Replies  
Same problem here, can't find this one Pilot Bluetooth. (http://www.kensington.com/html/5465.html) in Europe.
Posted by motti, on Sep 22, 2005 at 07:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I vote for the AlchemyTV DVR G4/G5 as well,... 509 Views / 4 Replies  
I vote for the AlchemyTV DVR G4/G5 as well, excellent support by mail, frequent software updates and relatively cheap!

By the way, it's installed in my G4/1.467ghz

:thumbsup:
Posted by motti, on Sep 15, 2005 at 06:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Kensington PilotMouse Bluetooth 389 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm trying to find this mouse somewhere to buy. Until now, I've searched the Swiss and US online landscape for a reseller but couldn't find any that ships international orders.

Do UK users know of...
Posted by motti, on Aug 30, 2005 at 11:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My Digital Audio Project 833 Views / 4 Replies  
If anyone asks what I've been doing the last 3 days, I'll show him this picture (http://home.zhwin.ch/~goltzmat/img/DSC01532.JPG) and this one (http://home.zhwin.ch/~goltzmat/img/DSC01528.JPG) .
...
Posted by motti, on Aug 22, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Wow, had i had this idea a few days before, I... 833 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow, had i had this idea a few days before, I wouldn't be working like a nut on my G4 right now!
After upgrading my DA 466 to a Gigadesigns 1,47 card, it keeps freezing when ripping songs. The...
Posted by motti, on Aug 22, 2005 at 06:24 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Hi nickw311, did you buy the micromate? The thing... 909 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi nickw311, did you buy the micromate? The thing is, LaCie builds a similar case for under the mac mini, but lacks some of the connections the micromate offers, but at a more reasonable price.
...
Posted by motti, on Aug 21, 2005 at 04:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Copy printer config - how? 404 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok, I have a G4 and an ibook at home, both in the same network as the hp laserjet. The G4 can print to it, the ibook can't. I have tried many many hours but couldn't bring it to print, although it...
Posted by motti, on May 2, 2005 at 04:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Powerbook hard drive dead? 418 Views / 3 Replies  
Disk Error -20 appeared when i tried to format the disk on battery.. once the power line was attached, the disk could be formatted without problems
Posted by motti, on Mar 17, 2005 at 07:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bump.. I ran into the same problem yesterday,... 403 Views / 8 Replies  
Bump.. I ran into the same problem yesterday, dragged-and-dropped a pdf and a word doc into the queue list and did print the first document, then opened a blank word doc, then stopped. The printer in...
Posted by motti, on Feb 20, 2005 at 06:46 AM, in Mac OS X
You're right, VLC is VLC, but Calculator is... 916 Views / 24 Replies  
You're right, VLC is VLC, but Calculator is "Rechner" or Preview is "Vorschau". You see?
Posted by motti, on Nov 19, 2004 at 12:12 PM, in Mac OS X
That is why I have a black background underneath... 916 Views / 24 Replies  
That is why I have a black background underneath the transparent dock and white arrows.
I'll have a look at fruitmenu this evening
Posted by motti, on Nov 13, 2004 at 10:08 AM, in Mac OS X
That won't work for me because the name of the... 916 Views / 24 Replies  
That won't work for me because the name of the application differs from the name that is shown in the finder (I have the german localization).

I have a folder in the dock with the utilities but...
Posted by motti, on Nov 13, 2004 at 04:59 AM, in Mac OS X
A statistic on use of icons in dock 916 Views / 24 Replies  
I was just thinking that I probably could vastly increase my productivity if I had the most important icons in the dock and the others which are seldom used somewhere else. I currently have 57 icons...
Posted by motti, on Nov 12, 2004 at 11:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Calculator missing currencies 489 Views / 2 Replies  
It's been a while since the last activity on this topic, but it may be of help to others...
After the last security update, the same thing happened to me on the iBook, but not on the G4..

I...
Posted by motti, on Oct 24, 2004 at 04:56 PM, in Applications
Poll: What is a Tivo? If I don't know this thing, then... 880 Views / 32 Replies  
What is a Tivo? If I don't know this thing, then I suppose I don't need it!
Posted by motti, on Oct 6, 2004 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
After playing a bit around with the DVR software,... 512 Views / 5 Replies  
After playing a bit around with the DVR software, I must say that 1:2 screen size, 85% quality and encoded with jpeg b is absolutely sufficient for watching the serials I record, like Friends or The...
Posted by motti, on Sep 23, 2004 at 07:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: Alchemy TV Settings 512 Views / 5 Replies  
Ok, so now the postman delivered it to me and my G4 is arching under the workload, but vcr import quality is outstanding!
Goodbye VHS, goodbye stranger :cool:
Posted by motti, on Sep 18, 2004 at 04:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had the same problem happen to me after setting... 661 Views / 10 Replies  
I had the same problem happen to me after setting the clock of my ATi card too high.
Posted by motti, on Sep 12, 2004 at 08:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Alchemy TV Settings 512 Views / 5 Replies  
What computer are you using this card in? I'm asking this because I've almost ordered one, but I'm unsure if my G4 with 466 pumped to 533 will be able to handle this workload...
Posted by motti, on Sep 9, 2004 at 11:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Too bad the Siemens *65* got such a bad press... 830 Views / 13 Replies  
Too bad the Siemens *65* got such a bad press lately with their faulty software.. Currently it is impossible to find a single *65* on display here, they had all to be sent in.

Has the navigation...
Posted by motti, on Sep 9, 2004 at 10:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sure; these are small 3D animations like those in... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
Sure; these are small 3D animations like those in trance music video clips, but created by simply writing some text commands including a lot of math instead of creating them with the help of a 3D...
Posted by motti, on Aug 30, 2004 at 08:24 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Creating Demos on Mac? 388 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently bumped into this demoscene while surfing the net and found a good application for creating demos on one's own but it's pc-only. Has anyone tried to build one of those?

To see what I'm...
Posted by motti, on Aug 19, 2004 at 01:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wouldn't it be the other way round, with the... 1,367 Views / 23 Replies  
Wouldn't it be the other way round, with the light source making the camera adjust and therefore delivering a darker image?
Posted by motti, on Aug 19, 2004 at 08:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That one's very nice, it worked here at home! The... 4,338 Views / 8 Replies  
That one's very nice, it worked here at home! The only drawback is that one has to be logged in via ssh.
Thank you for your help!
Posted by motti, on Jul 8, 2004 at 12:25 PM, in Networking
Equivalent to 'net send' on OS X? 4,338 Views / 8 Replies  
I finally managed to make one of my classmates switch to mac. He bought an iBook and now asks all these questions!

The latest is: how can he send a message to another mac user on his home network...
Posted by motti, on Jul 8, 2004 at 04:07 AM, in Networking
Well I think the small light could be the system... 775 Views / 21 Replies  
Well I think the small light could be the system wake/sleep button as on the previous models
Posted by motti, on Jun 29, 2004 at 03:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Isn't switching a display (especially an LCD) on... 775 Views / 21 Replies  
Isn't switching a display (especially an LCD) on and off frequently damaging it more than leaving it running with a screensaver?
Posted by motti, on Jun 29, 2004 at 03:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It says in the specs: User controls... 775 Views / 21 Replies  
It says in the specs:

User controls (hardware and software): Display power, system sleep, system wake, brightness and display tilt ]
Posted by motti, on Jun 29, 2004 at 03:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: new displays, as promised 3,014 Views / 35 Replies  
I'll wait until tomorrow to see how much the old display line is lowered in price at the local resellers. If not that much, then one of these alu-displays will sit before my eyes in a few weeks!
Posted by motti, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Lost all the songs on my ipod 424 Views / 2 Replies  
I would guess that the songs are still on the drive and you should be able to get them back with a recovery tool.
Posted by motti, on Jun 28, 2004 at 06:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Some things to be aware of... 2,854 Views / 46 Replies  
I agree! Besides, have you seen a movie about a fish lately? ;)

What is that little box behind your right display, the one with light spots on it? Looks interesting...
Posted by motti, on Jun 27, 2004 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
How did you do that when our Apples only had ADB... 13,316 Views / 134 Replies  
How did you do that when our Apples only had ADB ports? Were there other manufacturers?
Posted by motti, on Jun 27, 2004 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Colored OS X startup logo? 1,260 Views / 13 Replies  
I can tell 3 reasons one would do that:

1. electricity costs, even though the power consumption is very small, it adds up
2. my G4 is very sensitive; if I turn on the TV on the same power strip...
Posted by motti, on Jun 27, 2004 at 03:09 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I'd rather say that putting a brighter tube in it... 8,450 Views / 54 Replies  
I'd rather say that putting a brighter tube in it is easier. Making the dark darker is more difficult because dark colors can't be darkened, they would become invsible.
Posted by motti, on Jun 21, 2004 at 06:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
[EDIT] wrong click.. 1,055 Views / 39 Replies  
[EDIT] wrong click..
Posted by motti, on Jun 17, 2004 at 01:33 PM, in Applications
I would be rich now, having bought my aapl shares... 585 Views / 18 Replies  
I would be rich now, having bought my aapl shares at 17$ !

Notice that little nasty word "would".. I would be if I hadn't bought at an exchange rate (sFr-$) of 1:1.82, it is now at 1:1.24. Call me...
Posted by motti, on Jun 16, 2004 at 03:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My heart missed a beat :D Highest count:... 1,055 Views / 39 Replies  
My heart missed a beat :D

Highest count: Everybody's talking - Harry Nilsson: 30
Is in fact lot higher because I often rewind before the end
Posted by motti, on Jun 16, 2004 at 03:50 PM, in Applications
There is! I think it was Belkin which sold this... 618 Views / 5 Replies  
There is! I think it was Belkin which sold this adaptor although the price was quite high (180$ iirc).. doing a quick search I couldn't find it again :confused:
Posted by motti, on Jun 8, 2004 at 03:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That would come very close to what B&O sell; only... 11,807 Views / 216 Replies  
That would come very close to what B&O sell; only way cheaper!
Posted by motti, on Jun 8, 2004 at 09:06 AM, in Networking
Optical?? How can that be, I can't see any... 11,807 Views / 216 Replies  
Optical?? How can that be, I can't see any toslink output?
Posted by motti, on Jun 7, 2004 at 03:40 PM, in Networking
I always get positive remarks for how solid my... 1,223 Views / 16 Replies  
I always get positive remarks for how solid my ibook is built and how it looks good after more than 2 years. After looking at various other ibooks, I think my dual-usb 600 is one of the best ibooks...
Posted by motti, on Jun 1, 2004 at 07:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I wish I was an american, so that I'd be more... 678 Views / 19 Replies  
I wish I was an american, so that I'd be more interested in baseball and nascar! (and understand the rules in those games) :D
Posted by motti, on May 27, 2004 at 10:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Besides, what happened to the site? I seems to be... 478 Views / 11 Replies  
Besides, what happened to the site? I seems to be offline since last week
Posted by motti, on May 25, 2004 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Widescreen (16:10) vs. 4:3 771 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi Thilo,

how is your new display? May I ask you where you bought it (assuming that you have) and how satisfied you are?
I'm so tired of waiting for new ACD and my eyes are tired of looking at a...
Posted by motti, on May 12, 2004 at 02:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: Re: which drive 9,127 Views / 29 Replies  
me too, but I've done this for a long time now.. It was just meant as a warning, not to scare anyone ;)
Posted by motti, on May 11, 2004 at 02:46 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Re: which drive 9,127 Views / 29 Replies  
Beware! A firmware update kann kill your hardware if applied "wrongly".
Posted by motti, on May 11, 2004 at 10:06 AM, in Hardware Hacking
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