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2yo iMac w/ OS 9 and a problem connecting...help 333 Views / 3 Replies  
We have a graphite iMac purchased in June of 2000...recently it has been experiencing problems connecting to the internet...the odd thing is that the problems don't occur every time...for instance...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on May 20, 2002 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
i would assume the monitor would go to sleep... 570 Views / 15 Replies  
i would assume the monitor would go to sleep after a brief period of inactivity––just like the studio/ cinema displays do now
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Jan 9, 2002 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
its in what would normally be considered a stupid... 570 Views / 15 Replies  
its in what would normally be considered a stupid place: the back...

but i guess since apple assumes you wont be turning the thing off that often because of the unix base you really dont need to...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Jan 9, 2002 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ahhhhhh, ya'll just shut-up and take it like men!... 402 Views / 12 Replies  
Ahhhhhh, ya'll just shut-up and take it like men! Ya'll whine and bitch like a bunch of ninnies.

So Apple won't have a G5. Big freaking deal. They won't have this or that, or this. Big deal. It's...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Jan 4, 2002 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
(1) a "midrange" model: something between the... 576 Views / 27 Replies  
(1) a "midrange" model: something between the imac and the powermac, maybe desktop form factor maybe tower, im not sure, but something that gives people another option...

(2) servers: rackmounted,...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Jan 1, 2002 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
so it gives you the option to rebuild the... 362 Views / 10 Replies  
so it gives you the option to rebuild the desktop? what happens when you click "okay" or whatever the agreement option is?
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Jan 1, 2002 at 09:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
so it gives you the option to rebuild the... 382 Views / 2 Replies  
so it gives you the option to rebuild the desktop? what happens when you click "okay" or whatever the agreement option is?
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Jan 1, 2002 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
will the G5 have AltiVec (Velocity Engine)? 423 Views / 9 Replies  
does anyone know for sure that the G5/8500 processor will employ AltiVec?

the PowerPC roadmap does not list AltiVec as one of the features of the G5/8500:...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Dec 28, 2001 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have had CompUSA warranties on two different... 590 Views / 25 Replies  
I have had CompUSA warranties on two different computers...first on a piece-of-crap Packard Bell, and now on an iMac...I will never do it again. The PC had problems all the time...CompUSA would take...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Dec 28, 2001 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i stand corrected! 440 Views / 5 Replies  
i stand corrected!
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Dec 23, 2001 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
also...they have upped the estimated shipping... 440 Views / 5 Replies  
also...they have upped the estimated shipping date to 10 days from the usual 3...if a the estimated ship date is 10 days it would probably ship on the second or third day of january...and arrive the...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Dec 22, 2001 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
The only reason that I can think of to justify... 1,137 Views / 55 Replies  
The only reason that I can think of to justify getting rid of the keyboard power key is in anticipation of OS X. Since OS X is based on Unix––which designed to run for weeks/months without being...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Dec 22, 2001 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
i was almost 100% sure that the option was there... 440 Views / 5 Replies  
i was almost 100% sure that the option was there before...the ability to change the hard drive size...anyway...they have changed the design of the store around...the most noticable thing being the...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Dec 22, 2001 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac options 440 Views / 5 Replies  
quick queston: on the apple store online (store.apple.com) you used to be able to upgrade the hard drive size when purchasing a new computer. for some reason you cannot choose a size of hard drive...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Dec 22, 2001 at 07:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
connecting B&W G3's and QuickSilver G4's to windows servers 354 Views / 0 Replies  
in one of my art classes at school we are working on blue and white g3 towers and are about to install four new quicksilver g4's

they are connected to the internet through the school's network,...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Nov 6, 2001 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for all the help! yes, the cd did come... 508 Views / 15 Replies  
thanks for all the help! yes, the cd did come with the keyboard which was purchased from the apple store @ tyson's corner here in northern VA...

the cd says 9.1 update, its definetly an apple...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 24, 2001 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
need iMac help 508 Views / 15 Replies  
a couple of months ago i bought a new apple pro keyboard...i got my iMac just before they started shipping with pro keyboard...

the iMac has 9.0 as the version of the OS on it...

the keyboard...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 23, 2001 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
expansion other than hard drives 423 Views / 5 Replies  
i just thought i would through this out to see what people think...
i personally have no need for multiple expansion bays...but it struck when i was taking a look @ the new quicksilvers in the local...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 22, 2001 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
wow...someone is good with photoshop... this is... 384 Views / 11 Replies  
wow...someone is good with photoshop...
this is an interesting concept but looks almost cheap...i mean...how well can it hold up, whats it made out of etc...
anway...tuesday is only two days away
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 21, 2001 at 09:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
a gigaflop is one billion floating point... 978 Views / 60 Replies  
a gigaflop is one billion floating point operations per second. theoretically, when maxed out, the G4 should reach 11.8 gigalops or 11.8 billion floating point operations per second. what makes this...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 21, 2001 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
empty square 417 Views / 4 Replies  
ok...here is what i have been thinking about with the impending release of this new fanlged apple product...music...movies whatever it is going to deal with...

...it will leave a blank square on...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 19, 2001 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
also...where do you recommend i get the ram from? 402 Views / 5 Replies  
also...where do you recommend i get the ram from?
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 14, 2001 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
max ram in imac dv se? 402 Views / 5 Replies  
I am finally thinking about upgrading to OS X...and figure that I should probably take the time to upgrade my iMac's ram....
My question is...how much ram can it hold?
It is a Graphite iMac DV SE...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 14, 2001 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
i agree with you completely in terms of price... 328 Views / 3 Replies  
i agree with you completely in terms of price etc...
what im saying is this...dell bundles ms office with its computers as most pc companies do...they do this as a discount....every time you...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 9, 2001 at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
suggestion on bundled powermac software 389 Views / 1 Replies  
as much as i disklike MS i think that you have to agree that they have the dominant office suite...
therefore i think that to make the powermac truly competitive in the business market apple should...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 9, 2001 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
suggestion on bundled powermac software 328 Views / 3 Replies  
as much as i disklike MS i think that you have to agree that they have the dominant office suite...
therefore i think that to make the powermac truly competitive in the business market apple should...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 9, 2001 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
6 hard drives 576 Views / 7 Replies  
I was at the Apple Store yesterday salivating over the QuickSilver PowerMacs and talking with the Apple Rep. He opened up the case so I could take a look around and told me that he had one guy come...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Oct 9, 2001 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
ok...so lets say this: pro line: fastest:... 428 Views / 21 Replies  
ok...so lets say this:

pro line:
fastest: 2 gighertz g5
faster: 1.8 gigahertz
fast: 1.4 gigahertz

imac line:
fastest: 1.2 gigahertz g4
faster: 1 gigahertz
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 12, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
ok...so lets say this: pro line: fastest:... 618 Views / 20 Replies  
ok...so lets say this:

pro line:
fastest: 2 gighertz g5
faster: 1.8 gigahertz
fast: 1.4 gigahertz

imac line:
fastest: 1.2 gigahertz g4
faster: 1 gigahertz
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 12, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
ok, thats a very valid point...so lets say all... 618 Views / 20 Replies  
ok, thats a very valid point...so lets say all the revamped iMacs have 15inch LCDs built in
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 12, 2001 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
ok, thats a very valid point...so lets say all... 428 Views / 21 Replies  
ok, thats a very valid point...so lets say all the revamped iMacs have 15inch LCDs built in
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 12, 2001 at 12:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
what the apple line should look like 428 Views / 21 Replies  
this is what i think that the apple line should look like eventually -- i dont expect it next week or next month -- hopefully next year...
i posted a less detailed version of this on another post in...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 11, 2001 at 06:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
what the apple line should look like 618 Views / 20 Replies  
this is what i think that the apple line should look like eventually -- i dont expect it next week or next month -- hopefully next year...
i posted a less detailed version of this on another post in...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 11, 2001 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
ok, i think we should rule out any changes such... 548 Views / 17 Replies  
ok, i think we should rule out any changes such as g4 to the imac until the g5 comes out...whenever it is..probably not till next MYNY at the earliest...
anyway...when that does happen this is how...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 10, 2001 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
mergers 370 Views / 0 Replies  
so, by now everyone is aware of hp buying out compaq (woo hoo woo hoo, i know)...

the question is: is this going to be the only consolidation in the computer industry (e.g. will we have any other...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 4, 2001 at 09:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
macosx server...but wait till it is updated to... 354 Views / 2 Replies  
macosx server...but wait till it is updated to 10.1 (currently it is at 10.0.4)

take a look at the workgroup functions http://www.apple.com/macosx/server/workgroups.html

apple's server site is...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Sep 4, 2001 at 09:27 AM, in Mac OS X
the power4 is a server chip not a chip one would... 301 Views / 1 Replies  
the power4 is a server chip not a chip one would normally put in a desktop...it would make more sense for this chip to used in an apple server line
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 27, 2001 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
too bad we dont have some way to predict the... 900 Views / 65 Replies  
too bad we dont have some way to predict the future, but take a look at MWNY'01 and see how wrong we all were about the iMac's and all that.

anyway, i just wanted to add my two cents and say that...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 25, 2001 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i feel like a dumb ass... :rolleyes: ...im not... 477 Views / 3 Replies  
i feel like a dumb ass... :rolleyes: ...im not exactly sure what i was doing there, i felt like i knew that for sure, but of course i was wrong, the pro speakers are not USB...sorry, i dont really...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 22, 2001 at 10:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This may have something to do with it, I'm not... 477 Views / 3 Replies  
This may have something to do with it, I'm not sure though, because they work fine in OS X its probably not, but its worth a try. :)

The Pro Speakers require too much power to run from the USB...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 22, 2001 at 06:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I understand that, maybe it should not be... 367 Views / 5 Replies  
I understand that, maybe it should not be standard on the desktops, but it should at least be standard on the laptops...

I dont know for sure, but it would seem to make sense to me...if you really...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 20, 2001 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
AirPort Standard 367 Views / 5 Replies  
If Apple really thinks that the AirPort wireless network is the way of the future they should include the AirPort card standard in all machines, not have it available as a $99 add on.

What do you...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 20, 2001 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
get a TiPB G4 as soon as the line is refreshed... 418 Views / 9 Replies  
get a TiPB G4 as soon as the line is refreshed around the end of Semptember/ beginning of October.

there is more of a difference between the PB and the iBook than screen size and bus speed...
...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 17, 2001 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i was just reading something in this morning's... 353 Views / 6 Replies  
i was just reading something in this morning's washington post that may relate to this:

"The new 'Service Pack 2' upgrade for Microsoft's Internet Explorer 5.5, released July 31, renders Apple's...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 17, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
how do i make an enhanced cd?? 443 Views / 1 Replies  
i am wondering if it is possible to make enhanced cd's?? the ones where you can play them in a cd player and the also have videos or games that you can play on a computer....

:D
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 12, 2001 at 10:16 PM, in Applications
i wasnt aware that you had to be a certain race... 575 Views / 29 Replies  
i wasnt aware that you had to be a certain race to be an african american....there are many white people from south africa, zimbabwe, etc who become american citizens....that would make them african...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 12, 2001 at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
the apple expo in paris runs september 26-30. ... 225 Views / 4 Replies  
the apple expo in paris runs september 26-30.

i have heard rumors that steve jobs might be giving the keynote... something that support this rumor is that he is not attending seybold with...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 11, 2001 at 09:08 PM, in Mac OS X
quite a dillema... i would choose a dual... 606 Views / 19 Replies  
quite a dillema...

i would choose a dual myself because you have the software to take advantage of both processors and if and when you upgrad to OS X it takes advantage of dual processors.

out...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 11, 2001 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
next apple pda 408 Views / 2 Replies  
i - as many do - hope that one day (sometime soon :) apple will bring out their own pda.

i think though that it should be more than a pda...a cross between a pda and a "pad" type computer. i...
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 11, 2001 at 07:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
the updates for X server have been consistent... 225 Views / 4 Replies  
the updates for X server have been consistent with the updates for X consumer...ie - both are now at 10.0.4....we should see the server update either at paris or soon thereafter
Posted by CityGuy2003, on Aug 11, 2001 at 05:54 PM, in Mac OS X
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