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bjojade, do you speak from experience with... 66 Views / 4 Replies  
bjojade, do you speak from experience with TMobile's network? Or are just making a blind and inaccurate statement out of some misplaced loyalty towards a network provider (of all things). I had Tmo...
Posted by csimon2, on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:37 AM, in Tech News
Try XBMC... 1,517 Views / 35 Replies  
Try XBMC (http://mirrors.xbmc.org/releases/osx/ppc/xbmc-10.1-ppc.dmg). In my experience, XBMC is the best decoding and playback application on the mac for HD H.264 video. I can play 720p H.264 videos...
Posted by csimon2, on Mar 20, 2012 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, 1800memory is great and I have always been... 2,149 Views / 21 Replies  
Yeah, 1800memory is great and I have always been satisfied (especially the time I ordered 3 256MB chips for my MDD and they shipped out 512MB sticks instead ;) ). I have used them from my bondi blue...
Posted by csimon2, on Feb 21, 2007 at 01:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Give away product in order to entice purchasing... 8,472 Views / 67 Replies  
Give away product in order to entice purchasing and rental sales? Yes! This is not only the way it should be, it is the ONLY way it should be. This is exactly why these types of boxes have yet to and...
Posted by csimon2, on Jan 11, 2007 at 12:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
For the vast majority of people out there (yes,... 8,472 Views / 67 Replies  
For the vast majority of people out there (yes, at least 95% of you) 1080p shouldn't be a concern for you with your 720p or 1080i TV. If it were 1080p, it would just have to be scaled down to your...
Posted by csimon2, on Jan 11, 2007 at 02:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
3 months later and a new OS, and still having the... 603 Views / 3 Replies  
3 months later and a new OS, and still having the same problem.
Posted by csimon2, on Aug 27, 2006 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is there a specific reason why nVidia and ATi... 2,329 Views / 17 Replies  
Is there a specific reason why nVidia and ATi can't be mixed? Is this a PCIe thing? I ask because my MDD G4 has an nVidia GeForce4 Ti in the AGP and an ATi Radeon 7000 in the PCI slot. No issues...
Posted by csimon2, on Aug 20, 2006 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, well I am having the same issue again... 603 Views / 3 Replies  
OK, well I am having the same issue again tonight. This time it is with my newly installed RAID. I bought a HighPoint 2310 PCIe card and four Maxtor 300GB SATA II drives, and whenever I first access...
Posted by csimon2, on May 17, 2006 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
iPod causing excessive CPU usage? 417 Views / 1 Replies  
Sorry, wrong forum.
Posted by csimon2, on May 16, 2006 at 02:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Excessive CPU usage with iPod and Quad G5 603 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a PM G5 Quad and both the 4G and 5G iPods. I would like to use the 4G primarily as a portable disk drive, but I run into major issues using it for large file transfers (single files over 3GB)....
Posted by csimon2, on May 16, 2006 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
What makes you doubt that new machines or... 1,122 Views / 14 Replies  
What makes you doubt that new machines or lower-priced machines won't be announced next week? Its been 210 days since the last update, which is longer than the normal 6 month time frame. Fortunately,...
Posted by csimon2, on Jan 5, 2005 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, with the release of the Retail Radeon X800... 1,122 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah, with the release of the Retail Radeon X800 today, I'm going to see what I can do to keep Apple from building this order. I may have to call them everyday until the keynote, but it will probably...
Posted by csimon2, on Jan 5, 2005 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, we only have about $2875 to spend. The... 1,122 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, we only have about $2875 to spend. The 9800XT upgrade isn't much cheaper than the 6800GT, so that wouldn't help. And the RAM I was adding to the order was only $135, so all I could do here...
Posted by csimon2, on Jan 4, 2005 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for your thoughts Cadaver. I am pretty... 1,122 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for your thoughts Cadaver. I am pretty much on the same page. This station certainly won't be used for gaming, so I was only concerned about the video card in terms of Motion and CoreImage....
Posted by csimon2, on Jan 4, 2005 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
6800GT+Dual 2GHz or Dual 2.5GHz+9600XT? 1,122 Views / 14 Replies  
Because of the way some things have worked out in our budget, we have some extra cash to spend on a new G5, but it must be spent this week. My question is, and yes I do realize Macworld is right...
Posted by csimon2, on Jan 4, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Considering the format Apple chose, DVD-R, hasn't... 1,702 Views / 23 Replies  
Considering the format Apple chose, DVD-R, hasn't even had a released DVD-R DL drive on the market yet, I would suspect Apple's going to hold off on this one for a while. Maybe the next optical drive...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 23, 2004 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yep. :thumbsup: Pretty sure the waking up from... 659 Views / 9 Replies  
Yep. :thumbsup: Pretty sure the waking up from shut down issue was caused by the EyeTV software. Two nights in a row without the mac automatically booting up for no reason! Thank god this little...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 11, 2004 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think I may have found the issue. I have an... 659 Views / 9 Replies  
I think I may have found the issue. I have an EyeTV 500, and I had set the software to automatically check for updates from ElGato and TitanTV daily. Until version 1.6.3, this wasn't a problem. But,...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 10, 2004 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it happened again last night. :sleep: It is... 659 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, it happened again last night. :sleep: It is definitely happening like an hour to the dot after shutdown. I shut off the machine around 12:40am, and was only in a semi-sleep when I heard the mac...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 8, 2004 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
First, what exactly is the problem you are... 486 Views / 2 Replies  
First, what exactly is the problem you are having? You wrote a long list without really describing the main issue at hand it seems. Is the problem with mounting them in a mac, or with standalone DVD...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 8, 2004 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's actually what I was thinking too. I just... 659 Views / 9 Replies  
That's actually what I was thinking too. I just hate opening up the mac because my desk is so tight and space is limited. Plus, I have like 30 or 40 cables/cords coming out of the mac.




Yeah,...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 7, 2004 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Automatically starting up... but I don't want it to 659 Views / 9 Replies  
Since last week, my PMG4 Dual 1.25GHz has been automatically booting up about an hour after shut down almost every night. I have checked my energy settings and it is not set to start up at any...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 7, 2004 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
"No; it costs that much because you have to pay... 928 Views / 14 Replies  
"No; it costs that much because you have to pay for the part, pay the tech's salary, pay the tech's manager's salary, pay the manager's manager's salary, pay the power bill, phone bill, internet...
Posted by csimon2, on Sep 3, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe I should restate it, because although I... 980 Views / 19 Replies  
Maybe I should restate it, because although I have posted it twice, it doesn't seem to be sinking in.

Why not just include the adapter for free if your current customers are going to have to...
Posted by csimon2, on Sep 2, 2004 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
One good reason to keep ADC for now is that it's... 980 Views / 19 Replies  
One good reason to keep ADC for now is that it's MUCH cheaper to go from ADC->DVI than to go from DVI->ADC

Agreed. But what's the point if there are no devices that can use it? If the only reason...
Posted by csimon2, on Sep 2, 2004 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
That probably depends on your experience with the... 928 Views / 14 Replies  
That probably depends on your experience with the machine thus far. If there has been no problems whatsoever, then you may be able to get by. In my experience, most problems with Apple products will...
Posted by csimon2, on Sep 2, 2004 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
MindFad wrote: Seeing as Apple was still... 980 Views / 19 Replies  
MindFad wrote:
Seeing as Apple was still selling an ADC monitor a week ago, why would they completely eliminate it from their cards?

Well, it has become obviously apparent now that there was no...
Posted by csimon2, on Sep 2, 2004 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
MindFad wrote: You can always convert your ADC... 980 Views / 19 Replies  
MindFad wrote:
You can always convert your ADC port out to VGA or DVI, of course.

Its less like you CAN convert, rather more like you HAVE to convert. I have no problem if Apple wants to get rid...
Posted by csimon2, on Sep 2, 2004 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
ADC Monitor no longer available from Apple 980 Views / 19 Replies  
Now that they have moved from ADC to DVI on their LCDs, and since the new iMacs were announced, you can no longer buy an Apple ADC equipped monitor. When Apple introduced the new cinema displays a...
Posted by csimon2, on Sep 2, 2004 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
A lot of businesses have credit and accounts w/... 2,676 Views / 10 Replies  
A lot of businesses have credit and accounts w/ OD. Therefore, if such company can order through OD, then they don't need to deal w/ other (new) accounts. Really, that is the only benefit of the...
Posted by csimon2, on Jul 27, 2004 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think I may have solved the problem. I have had... 1,248 Views / 19 Replies  
I think I may have solved the problem. I have had DWL-122 for a while, but didn't use it that much because of its instability. The complete system freezes (crashes) I was experiencing, I believed to...
Posted by csimon2, on May 23, 2004 at 10:05 PM, in Networking
I saw one at my local CompUSA last night. I have... 2,872 Views / 27 Replies  
I saw one at my local CompUSA last night. I have always liked the previous 15" and 17" iMacs before, but this new 20" model is just freakin' awesome! It doesn't look disproportionate at all, in fact...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 24, 2003 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds like it could just be a problem with your... 3,677 Views / 21 Replies  
Sounds like it could just be a problem with your monitor. My Bondi iMac displays video MUCH darker and contrasted than the LCDs I use with my G4 towers, even with the brightness/contrast controls set...
Posted by csimon2, on Nov 8, 2003 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow. Thanks for the clarification reader50. I had... 654 Views / 9 Replies  
Wow. Thanks for the clarification reader50. I had not heard about that. I do trust the guy at barefeats knows what he is talking about, so that nixes this idea. Oh well, would have been nice though.
Posted by csimon2, on Oct 8, 2003 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks guys. That's what I suspected. Kind of... 654 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks guys. That's what I suspected. Kind of like placing ATA100 HDs in ATA33 buses, they work, but no real performance gain "theoretically" should be expected. My main concern however was also...
Posted by csimon2, on Oct 7, 2003 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Radeon 9000 in G5? 654 Views / 9 Replies  
The OEM Radeon 9600 in my new G5 has died on me, and while I wait on a replacement, would it be possible to install an OEM Radeon 9000 from a Dual G4 1.25GHz? I know there is the whole AGP 8x v. 4x...
Posted by csimon2, on Oct 6, 2003 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Having recently done a number of upgrades at work... 584 Views / 6 Replies  
Having recently done a number of upgrades at work for our 500mhz macs, I can say that without upgrading the processor, a new video card isn't going to help all that much. I purchased some Radeon...
Posted by csimon2, on Oct 6, 2003 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
What if the site was hacked? That would also... 20,715 Views / 231 Replies  
What if the site was hacked? That would also explain the store's closure. I could see a hacker waiting till now to bite into apple's servers and upload his own created graphic to stir up a frenzy. I...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 20, 2003 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have no idea whether Quark's licensing system... 1,580 Views / 27 Replies  
I have no idea whether Quark's licensing system is 100% bug-proof. But, it seems to me that it shouldn't be that hard to implement. All the program has to do is make a connection to Quark's servers...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 16, 2003 at 02:17 AM, in Applications
>>I'm guessing that if they have product... 1,580 Views / 27 Replies  
>>I'm guessing that if they have product activation (oh gosh this would suck), then that means they don't use the propagation method that Office v.X or Virtual PC uses? (broadcasting into the network...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 16, 2003 at 01:06 AM, in Applications
"have u check the files permissions?" Was... 324 Views / 4 Replies  
"have u check the files permissions?"

Was that a joke or a serious question. The "lol" through me off. If serious, can you be specific as to what permissions I should check. Thanks.
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 14, 2003 at 02:31 AM, in Mac OS X
I am having nearly the same problem. Only I have... 662 Views / 5 Replies  
I am having nearly the same problem. Only I have an Apple LaserWriter 8500 connected via a localtalk->ethernet adapter and then to my network. Printing from Safari (v74) (any webpage) is very slow. I...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 13, 2003 at 01:16 PM, in Applications
Update: 324 Views / 4 Replies  
If I create a pdf of a webpage print file in OS X, and then restart in 9 and try to print the pdf, it takes exceptionally long as well. If I go to the same webpage and try and print from a OS 9...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 13, 2003 at 12:56 PM, in Mac OS X
No problem. Just remember that OS X really... 400 Views / 10 Replies  
No problem. Just remember that OS X really doesn't like HFS Standard. If you absolutely have to share a HFS Standard disk, turn on the Remote Login in the Sharing preference panel. You should then be...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 12, 2003 at 06:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Sloooooow laserwriter printing in OS X Jaguar 324 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently updated one of my machines at work to OS X 10.2. This is the test machine to see how everything goes and feels. I use OS X daily at home and have never experienced this problem, but then...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 12, 2003 at 06:49 PM, in Mac OS X
This happened to me after I tried putting a skin... 459 Views / 3 Replies  
This happened to me after I tried putting a skin onto OS X that wasn't compatible. After searching for answers for months, (yes, months) the only solution I could find was backing up my user folder...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 12, 2003 at 06:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Sounds like your problem maybe that the disks are... 400 Views / 10 Replies  
Sounds like your problem maybe that the disks are formatted as HFS Standard. OS X doesn't allow sharing of these formatted disks through AFP, at least not on my machines. Just copy the files you have...
Posted by csimon2, on Jun 12, 2003 at 06:24 PM, in Mac OS X
I second golfer99's question. Does the Belkin... 390 Views / 3 Replies  
I second golfer99's question. Does the Belkin Adapter work fine on an original iMac and in OS X? And did you need any specific drivers?
Posted by csimon2, on May 31, 2003 at 11:34 PM, in Networking
Monitor automatically falling asleep 434 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Rev. A iMac Rage II that I upgraded a couple of years ago. In it now are the following: Maxtor 7200rpm 30GB HD, iMax Power G4 433 cpu, 384MB RAM, and Formac iProRaid TV mezzanine card. I...
Posted by csimon2, on Oct 7, 2002 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
How do you set the "/etc/smb.conf" file to view... 1,330 Views / 24 Replies  
How do you set the "/etc/smb.conf" file to view more disks? I need to be able to give access to some external hard disks with large media files on them. Thanks.
Posted by csimon2, on Oct 6, 2002 at 09:05 AM, in Mac OS X
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