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Nice catch on the AHT images being posted online,... 24,323 Views / 4 Replies  
Nice catch on the AHT images being posted online, btw. It seems like dmgs are available up through the end of 2008, but unfortunately it seems like they stopped posting them for 2009 models or...
Posted by mkincaid, on Feb 21, 2010 at 06:09 AM, in macOS
I have a Kingwin U2PCI-3 that works fine,... 1,884 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a Kingwin U2PCI-3 that works fine, including deep sleep. Got it for $14.99 + tax at Fry's. Newegg has it for $12 shipped.
Kingwin USB Products, USB Product, U2PCI-3...
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 28, 2006 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
There's a Mac firmware update included with the... 4,575 Views / 22 Replies  
There's a Mac firmware update included with the keyboard?
Posted by mkincaid, on Oct 4, 2003 at 08:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
no plastic eh? 4,575 Views / 22 Replies  
To the OP (or anyone else with one): you say no plastic on top? Does that mean the keys basically just sit on top of the back of the keyboard? If so, that would be great because it would appear that...
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 20, 2003 at 11:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WHAT!!? What's in the rumored new 15" that you... 58,789 Views / 420 Replies  
WHAT!!? What's in the rumored new 15" that you absolutely can't switch without?

From my totally unbiased position as a long time Mac user ;) the current 15" is without any doubt a much better...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jul 13, 2003 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Blu-Ray and HD-DVD 1,378 Views / 40 Replies  
Well it would be nice if all Blu-Ray sets supported HD-DVD and vice versa. Blu-Ray will be a compelling upgrade because it works much better for home recording and VCR/TiVo like use, and also has...
Posted by mkincaid, on May 7, 2003 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Frankly, I don't believe either one is really... 1,378 Views / 40 Replies  
Frankly, I don't believe either one is really going to take off. 5/6/7 channel sound makes sense for movies because they're mixed for cinematic production and most cinemas have digital multi-channel...
Posted by mkincaid, on May 7, 2003 at 02:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: advmethods in GUI 3,312 Views / 131 Replies  
Another thing worth noting is that once you've got a Gromacs core and WU via -advmethods on the console, you can then later crunch that WU using the GUI. You just need the first run from the console...
Posted by mkincaid, on May 7, 2003 at 12:31 AM, in Team MacNN
Re: Re: advmethods in GUI 3,312 Views / 131 Replies  
Yup, I don't care so much about the Saver, but it'd sure be nice to have a GUI that can pass -local and -advmethods to the core.
Posted by mkincaid, on May 7, 2003 at 12:11 AM, in Team MacNN
advmethods in GUI 3,312 Views / 131 Replies  
Just curious... how come there isn't a way to do -advmethods from the GUI or screensaver versions? If the assumption is that all users knowledgeable enough to understand advmethods would want the...
Posted by mkincaid, on May 6, 2003 at 09:16 PM, in Team MacNN
i thought there was a competitor, too, called AOD... 1,378 Views / 40 Replies  
i thought there was a competitor, too, called AOD or something. Is it dead?
Posted by mkincaid, on May 6, 2003 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What's to prevent Blu-Ray from getting into a +/-... 1,378 Views / 40 Replies  
What's to prevent Blu-Ray from getting into a +/- like situation all over again? (not a rhetorical question... I know little about it.) Has its writable spec already been standardized?
Posted by mkincaid, on May 6, 2003 at 02:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ah. Which explains why the hawks all insisted... 2,303 Views / 163 Replies  
ah. Which explains why the hawks all insisted that after a few months we'd given UN inspections "more than enough time"...
Posted by mkincaid, on May 6, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Interesting... 1,378 Views / 40 Replies  
No - even if/when one format ends up winning hands down over the other (and so far, it still seems like as much of a dead heat as it was 2-3-4 years ago because set-tops STILL haven't taken off, and...
Posted by mkincaid, on May 6, 2003 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
single mothers as a cause of poverty 3,041 Views / 211 Replies  
Barry Glassner's The Culture of Fear (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0465014909/qid=1052128624/sr=8-2/ref=sr_8_2/104-0040112-4085551?v=glance&s=books&n=507846) has a chapter, "Monster...
Posted by mkincaid, on May 5, 2003 at 06:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Re: Probably something lame 11,095 Views / 98 Replies  
Besides geeks, nobody really much cares about identifying particular machine hardware revs. It's far from enough to justify a change in branding strategy. (The problem with Centris 650 and Quadra...
Posted by mkincaid, on Apr 19, 2003 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
No, they just lowered prices, that suggests... 507 Views / 29 Replies  
No, they just lowered prices, that suggests revisions coming on. The new versions would be at the original prices, not the lowered ones.
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 4, 2001 at 02:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No way! If you're going to use 8.6, go all the... 831 Views / 9 Replies  
No way! If you're going to use 8.6, go all the way to 9.1. 8.6 was not especially unstable, but 9.1 is much better in my opinion. Remember, any PPC still runs 9.1.
Posted by mkincaid, on Aug 9, 2001 at 04:01 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have a CD I would be happy to send you since... 831 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a CD I would be happy to send you since none of my machines are old enough to run 7.6 anymore. I could also burn the 7.6.1 update to a disc for you (I had floppies but threw them away) if it...
Posted by mkincaid, on Aug 6, 2001 at 09:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I don't think the Visor supports real USB either;... 323 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't think the Visor supports real USB either; I think the difference is with them the adapter is built into the cradle instead of buying it separately. I think the m500 and m505 might be actual...
Posted by mkincaid, on Apr 22, 2001 at 01:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Don't pay more. My advice is to go to a local... 437 Views / 3 Replies  
Don't pay more. My advice is to go to a local electronics store with good prices and a fairly generous refund policy (example: Fry's Electronics in CA Bay Area). Run the firmware update first (then...
Posted by mkincaid, on Apr 12, 2001 at 03:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Consider the Sony DSC-S75. It has just about all... 710 Views / 24 Replies  
Consider the Sony DSC-S75. It has just about all the features offered by cameras in this price range, all the manual controls (if you want them; otherwise you're free to use automatic), good color...
Posted by mkincaid, on Apr 12, 2001 at 03:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple has said that the DVD/CD-RW combo isn't... 1,198 Views / 80 Replies  
Apple has said that the DVD/CD-RW combo isn't ready yet. I'm sure they want to provide it, but I don't think there are enough out there to ship in volume.

So they probably figured that between...
Posted by mkincaid, on Feb 28, 2001 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think this situation of choosing between CD-RW... 531 Views / 21 Replies  
I think this situation of choosing between CD-RW and DVD is temporary. In the MWSF01 keynote Steve Jobs mentioned some combo (write CD, read DVD) drives coming in the summer. Apple isn't really...
Posted by mkincaid, on Feb 24, 2001 at 01:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dear Produce!? Wasn't it Dear Prudence? 424 Views / 9 Replies  
Dear Produce!? Wasn't it Dear Prudence?
Posted by mkincaid, on Feb 6, 2001 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wait a minute... SoundJam has a lot of features... 1,866 Views / 107 Replies  
Wait a minute... SoundJam has a lot of features that iTunes doesn't. I think that's why they're still selling it.
Playlist composer... visual plugins... equalizer... skins... alarm clock... there...
Posted by mkincaid, on Feb 4, 2001 at 11:11 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Call Apple and explain to them that this TIL... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
Call Apple and explain to them that this TIL article (http://til.info.apple.com/techinfo.nsf/artnum/n58652) states that you should have gotten the CD, but that you didn't. See if they'll ship you...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 31, 2001 at 01:07 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Call them and ask for one. You may get it. ... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
Call them and ask for one. You may get it.

[This message has been edited by mkincaid (edited 02-01-2001).]
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 28, 2001 at 11:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Unlikely. I predict that few people will upgrade... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
Unlikely. I predict that few people will upgrade to OS X in March (I certainly won't). It'll be such a grand mess -- apps breaking, apps being updated, people praising, people harshly criticizing. ...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 28, 2001 at 02:08 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I just wanted to pipe in on the original subject... 1,544 Views / 147 Replies  
I just wanted to pipe in on the original subject of the discussion. I've used several Pismos and they all had a maximum screen resolution of 1024x768 (aspect ratio 4:3). The Titanium has a maximum...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 27, 2001 at 02:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Someone, it's fine if you want to go ahead and... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
Someone, it's fine if you want to go ahead and buy the keyboard. But I'm not kidding about the CD; take a look here: http://www.macnn.com/news.php?id=2547
Several people got them. Either it's...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 26, 2001 at 11:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The keyboard CD seems to be a pretty strange... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
The keyboard CD seems to be a pretty strange special case
See this TIL article: http://til.info.apple.com/techinfo.nsf/artnum/n106095
It's not very well worded, but it seems to suggest that the...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 25, 2001 at 11:14 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
No, exactly the other way around. As long as you... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
No, exactly the other way around. As long as you wait a week or two, if you buy a keyboard you will get an update CD. (All I said is that this CD will not do a clean install for you, because then...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 24, 2001 at 09:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Nooooo, that's $60. You get an updater CD (not... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
Nooooo, that's $60. You get an updater CD (not full). If you want to do it this way, wait a week or two so that you can be sure you get one that does include the CD (a few people got the last...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 23, 2001 at 08:58 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You're a bit mistaken. They have two things... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
You're a bit mistaken. They have two things going on here. In my opinion, they're not being very clear about it, but oh well.

First of all, you have what most people are interested in, which is...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 23, 2001 at 08:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've got the full install CD. Yes, the one you... 1,326 Views / 55 Replies  
I've got the full install CD. Yes, the one you get for $19.95 as an upgrade and the one you get $99 retail are identical. The only one that is not the same is the one that comes with the Pro...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 22, 2001 at 10:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Just a few months ago, I got one of these... 2,384 Views / 83 Replies  
Just a few months ago, I got one of these Graphite 17" studio displays, at a really good price because it was effectively discontinued. I haven't had any of these problems yet (I'm using the monitor...
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 22, 2001 at 09:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Are you sure this isn't because of the Control... 790 Views / 31 Replies  
Are you sure this isn't because of the Control Strip, which will use the full corner and make it look square, even if the screen's corners are rounded underneath?
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 18, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Yuck, another duplicate post! I'm getting really... 635 Views / 13 Replies  
Yuck, another duplicate post! I'm getting really bad at this.

[This message has been edited by mkincaid (edited 01-18-2001).]
Posted by mkincaid, on Jan 18, 2001 at 09:55 PM, in macOS
The mouse will work without anything special. It... 395 Views / 1 Replies  
The mouse will work without anything special. It is a standard USB mouse and should even work with a PC. This goes for the keyboard, as well, except for the volume up, volume down, mute, and eject...
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 23, 2000 at 10:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Now THIS is a good reason. The rest of all this... 544 Views / 23 Replies  
Now THIS is a good reason. The rest of all this other stuff you mention is silly in comparison to thi s one single consideration! :-)

Something you don't need is never the best value...
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 20, 2000 at 01:46 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can get documentation on clr#, tdat, tic#,... 635 Views / 13 Replies  
You can get documentation on clr#, tdat, tic#, tinf, and tvar from http://www.macthemes.org.

I don't have P, but I think you could probably replace the resources in the file with something that...
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 20, 2000 at 01:27 AM, in macOS
please ignore -- a duplicate post [This... 635 Views / 13 Replies  
please ignore -- a duplicate post

[This message has been edited by mkincaid (edited 01-18-2001).]
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 20, 2000 at 01:25 AM, in macOS
Cool! What do you think of TechTool Pro? Are... 544 Views / 23 Replies  
Cool! What do you think of TechTool Pro? Are all the screenfuls of tests useful, or are they mostly a waste of time?



I bet a reinstall after the physical problems with the CD-ROM are...
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 18, 2000 at 12:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If Drive Setup formatted your drive, it is an... 544 Views / 23 Replies  
If Drive Setup formatted your drive, it is an Apple drive (or Apple OEM, anyway) and so the problem isn't the Apple driver -- in fact, the Apple driver will almost always work better than any 3rd...
Posted by mkincaid, on Sep 16, 2000 at 03:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
See if the printer appears in Apple System... 421 Views / 5 Replies  
See if the printer appears in Apple System Profiler in Devices and Volumes next to the USB bus. If not, check its connections and make sure you have the latest USB software for your OS. If it does,...
Posted by mkincaid, on Aug 15, 2000 at 04:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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