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It's really a bit of a tradeoff. On the one hand... 4,312 Views / 11 Replies  
It's really a bit of a tradeoff. On the one hand there are no user servicable parts at all, on the other hand the display is beyond anything I have ever seen. Your choice, really.
Posted by D'Espice, on Apr 27, 2013 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I must disagree with that last statement. I find... 840 Views / 7 Replies  
I must disagree with that last statement. I find the image on a MBPr 13" at 1440x900 much better than on a Macbook Air 13" at 1440x900. I looked at them side by side and the difference was very...
Posted by D'Espice, on Apr 25, 2013 at 03:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Little Snitch ... 451 Views / 2 Replies  
Little Snitch

http://www.abload.de/img/littlesnitchvon5.png (http://www.abload.de/image.php?img=littlesnitchvon5.png)
Posted by D'Espice, on Apr 19, 2009 at 05:27 AM, in Applications
I keep reading this but can't chime in since it... 1,819 Views / 34 Replies  
I keep reading this but can't chime in since it hasn't improved for me at all.
Posted by D'Espice, on Apr 19, 2009 at 05:21 AM, in Applications
Let me quote something that has been said before,... 1,107 Views / 47 Replies  
Let me quote something that has been said before, in this very thread less than two days ago:

Nuff said ;)
Posted by D'Espice, on Apr 13, 2009 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Next time don't embed images directly into your... 593 Views / 13 Replies  
Next time don't embed images directly into your messages but mail ZIP archives instead.
Posted by D'Espice, on Apr 12, 2009 at 06:43 PM, in Applications
As long as you're only exchanging text without... 1,107 Views / 47 Replies  
As long as you're only exchanging text without any special elements no compatibility issues, even as simple as formatting woes, will ever occur. Add some images, tables, (multipage) headers &...
Posted by D'Espice, on Apr 12, 2009 at 06:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, but that ain't gonna happen. These CPU... 1,052 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, but that ain't gonna happen. These CPU upgrades are ridiculously overpriced - I can get hardware that'll kick any G4's arse for $200... we're talking AMD or low-end Intel dual core here....
Posted by D'Espice, on Jan 21, 2008 at 03:45 PM, in Hardware Hacking
iMac G3 (Slot) with new hardware 1,052 Views / 4 Replies  
Since my wife's iMac has been sitting around for almost a year now without her doing anything besides playing music every now and then I was thinking about having some fun with it. Here's my idea:...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jan 18, 2008 at 09:53 PM, in Hardware Hacking
How about this one?... 971 Views / 18 Replies  
How about this one? (http://www.planet3dnow.de/martin/test2.pdf)

This is the actual file I mailed him yesterday. Btw, teacher has a PowerMac G5, not sure whether he's running 10.3 or 10.4. Thus,...
Posted by D'Espice, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:38 AM, in Applications
Here's an example...... 971 Views / 18 Replies  
Here's an example... (http://www.planet3dnow.de/martin/test.pdf)

And as far as I know, PDF creator isn't free, is it? The one for Office 2007 I haven't installed yet, I'd need to download and...
Posted by D'Espice, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:21 AM, in Applications
PDFs not readable with Preview 971 Views / 18 Replies  
My professor notified me today that he could not read the PDF file that I mailed yesterday with Preview - not like he couldn't open it, it's just that all the letters have been replaced with squares...
Posted by D'Espice, on Dec 6, 2007 at 09:47 PM, in Applications
Yup, did that a couple of times actually. Not... 214 Views / 7 Replies  
Yup, did that a couple of times actually. Not sure about the account settings, filters, etc. though - the PST might only contain the mails themselves, you may wanna google that one
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 20, 2007 at 03:46 PM, in Applications
Works as long as it ain't the OS 9 version ;) 582 Views / 7 Replies  
Works as long as it ain't the OS 9 version ;)
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 20, 2007 at 03:44 PM, in Applications
Does anyone know whether or not there is going to... 2,346 Views / 36 Replies  
Does anyone know whether or not there is going to be a public beta? I remember that the Office 2007 Beta was available for free, any comments on that?
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 13, 2007 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
Never said that Office was 100% compatible to... 1,842 Views / 71 Replies  
Never said that Office was 100% compatible to itself - I said that it's as compatible as it gets, there ain't nothing more compatible to MS Office than MS Office itself ;)
That said, didn't know...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 13, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
Basically it boils down to this: If you need Word... 1,842 Views / 71 Replies  
Basically it boils down to this: If you need Word compatibility you need Microsoft Office. Period. Nothing is more compatible to Office than Office, I'd stay away from third party apps in this case -...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 13, 2007 at 03:43 AM, in Applications
Update: I just found out another thing: As soon... 349 Views / 2 Replies  
Update: I just found out another thing: As soon as I import that SMTP certificate Mail.app starts to act up when receiving mails and syncing. It syncs half the folders, then stops and claims there is...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 11, 2007 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
Mail.app: Problems with self-signed certificate 349 Views / 2 Replies  
Unfortunately and all my trouble notwithstanding I had to switch back from Entourage to Mail (yes besson3c you heard what I said... this definitely ain't the last problem I'm gonna have with...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 11, 2007 at 06:05 PM, in Applications
Scrolling in NeoOffice/J and word completion? 266 Views / 1 Replies  
During the last two weeks I've been experimenting a lot with word processors in order to find a word alternative and ended up with NeoOffice/J. Now I have one last question: Besides Word 2004,...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 6, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in Applications
Thanks... I just lost almost four hours to that... 402 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks... I just lost almost four hours to that word processor. I have to admit it is the fastest one out there, no doubt about that. But $59? It's not even worth a dime - no TOC and Mariner Write...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 5, 2007 at 10:21 AM, in Applications
I just deleted Nisus Writer Pro again. Wanna know... 402 Views / 12 Replies  
I just deleted Nisus Writer Pro again. Wanna know why? 10+ seconds lag. I opend a 21p document, about 100 footnotes, cover sheet, etc. When I resumed writing at the very end of the document NWP...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 5, 2007 at 03:33 AM, in Applications
Good thing there's a trial :) I'm still... 402 Views / 12 Replies  
Good thing there's a trial :)

I'm still looking for the uber word processor for older Macs running OS X. Pages is unbearably slow, Mellel is quite nice but tends to get extremely sluggish when...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in Applications
Is it still that sluggish on older Macs? I'm... 402 Views / 12 Replies  
Is it still that sluggish on older Macs? I'm talking G3 here... I remember giving the Beta a shot and being very disappointed. Typing was sluggish not from page XYZ on but from the very first line of...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
Or maybe you should see cover flow for what it is... 375 Views / 9 Replies  
Or maybe you should see cover flow for what it is - namely a useless piece of junk, a waste of valuable memory, etc. I admit that it does have a very nice "oooooooooooh, shiny!" effect but after...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:19 PM, in Applications
Live Word Count! It's the live word count that... 341 Views / 7 Replies  
Live Word Count! It's the live word count that needs to be turned off first. Then grammar checker, then spell checker
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in Applications
The 'column view' is a filter. Cover flow isn't,... 375 Views / 9 Replies  
The 'column view' is a filter. Cover flow isn't, it's just a way of displaying the cover on top of the list instead of on the left. Big diff
Posted by D'Espice, on Jul 4, 2007 at 03:48 AM, in Applications
Ok that's it, I give up. I updated my server to... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
Ok that's it, I give up. I updated my server to 4.1.3 last night and today I had every mail at least twice. In one case, I had an IMAP folder containing 110 unread messages (according to Mail) - yet...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 30, 2007 at 01:30 PM, in Applications
The canceled grey circle is OS X's way to tell... 364 Views / 1 Replies  
The canceled grey circle is OS X's way to tell you that it can't find some files it needs to start up. You could try to boot from CD and repair the volume - other than that you're left with nothing...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 30, 2007 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Personally, I'd stay away from Onyx too. In my... 3,753 Views / 20 Replies  
Personally, I'd stay away from Onyx too. In my experience, these tools can break more than they can fix - I've been running OS X basically ever since 10.1 and have never had a need for these...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 30, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in Applications
That just happened to be a message that had a... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
That just happened to be a message that had a local delivery - I think the vB configuration is sending out warnings to admin, which then again is an alias and forwards that mail to four admins. This...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 29, 2007 at 01:23 PM, in Applications
Yes, a couple actually. But this duplication of... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
Yes, a couple actually. But this duplication of messages does not only happen with messages that matched the rules, but also mails that didn't match any rule. I will probably install sieve on my...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:03 PM, in Applications
Every mail exists thrice, with identical... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
Every mail exists thrice, with identical timestamps that is. The message IDs match, I just checked three duplicates - the header is 100% identical - from Message ID to userID to LMTP id to timestamp...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 29, 2007 at 10:47 AM, in Applications
After three days Mail just did it again...... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
After three days Mail just did it again... fortunately, only two duplicates this time


http://www.planet3dnow.de/martin/img/mail1.png

http://www.planet3dnow.de/martin/img/mail2.png
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Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 29, 2007 at 04:19 AM, in Applications
You don't have it because you don't have an IMAP... 748 Views / 6 Replies  
You don't have it because you don't have an IMAP mailbox but a POP3 mailbox. This option only makes sense with IMAP boxes, it'd be kind of a moot point with POP3 mailboxes ;)
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 28, 2007 at 01:14 PM, in Applications
If you wanna be a rebel then yes, 4 might be... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
If you wanna be a rebel then yes, 4 might be correct. If you're simply interested in a working system then 5 would probably be the better answer. After all, if 99% say that 2+2=5 and 1% says 2+2=4 -...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
No, Gentoo is not extremely conservative... if... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
No, Gentoo is not extremely conservative... if you want conservative, go take a look at Debian. Compared to Debian, Gentoo is a radical utopian neoliberal :D

But I'll look into 4.1.3, didn't...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 03:58 PM, in Applications
Neat, why didn't I know that!? Thanks, that's a... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
Neat, why didn't I know that!? Thanks, that's a very useful information - that'll definitely solve the iCal notification problem

PS: Is 4.1.3 the latest version or a development snapshot?...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
I know this might seem repetitive - but this... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
I know this might seem repetitive - but this cannot possibly be a server problem. There are another 28 users on the same mail server, all of them not using Mail.app, and none of them experiencing...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 03:22 PM, in Applications
Not only within another OS X account but also on... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
Not only within another OS X account but also on a completely different computer that has absolutely nothing in common with the laptop - one is a PowerBook G3/400 Pismo running OS X 10.4.9, the other...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 02:08 PM, in Applications
Care to explain why out of 29 users on my mail... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
Care to explain why out of 29 users on my mail server - me being the only Mac-user, hence me being the only one using Mail.app - I am the only one who is facing these issues? Care to explain why 28...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 12:03 PM, in Applications
It can't be. If it was then first of all... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
It can't be. If it was then first of all squirrelmail would be showing the same behavior as Mail, second Entourage would be showing the same behavior as Mail and third, I wouldn't be the only one...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 11:57 AM, in Applications
Ok, thanks a lot. Maybe it's just 'normal' for... 375 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok, thanks a lot. Maybe it's just 'normal' for the Pismo and Apple didn't really bother to fix a problem that only occurs on already 'outdated' hardware. Did it happen with 10.4 only or also with...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is definitely no server issue. This is what... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
This is definitely no server issue. This is what happened few days ago: I wasn't home and I wasn't using my laptop so I used squirrelmail to check my mails. So far, so good. I had a couple of unread...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in Applications
I know it's an IMAP account but still - there are... 701 Views / 38 Replies  
I know it's an IMAP account but still - there are subtle differences between let's say general IMAP and Apple's .Mac IMAP - and therefore Mail's optimization for .Mac's IMAP which is what I was...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 06:43 AM, in Applications
The PRAM has nothing to do with all this, which... 375 Views / 6 Replies  
The PRAM has nothing to do with all this, which is why I'm not zapping it. The PRAM saves information such as the time, the boot device, resolution, etc. I really don't see how zapping it would solve...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 04:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mail.app and IMAP - never-ending story? 701 Views / 38 Replies  
I'm trying to give Mail.app a chance, I really am. Long story short: I have an IMAP server that I'm accessing, a couple of rules and am accessing said IMAP server from two computers (laptop and...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 27, 2007 at 04:23 AM, in Applications
Sleep - wake up - sleep - wake up - sleep - crash 375 Views / 6 Replies  
My PowerBook G3/400 Pismo has been causing some problems lately. I'm using it as usual, meaning that I'm putting it to sleep as soon as I'm done working. That works great for approx. three days -...
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 25, 2007 at 07:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Might be the harddrive. Does it make any strange... 584 Views / 10 Replies  
Might be the harddrive. Does it make any strange or weird noises?
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 11, 2007 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you ask me, this sounds like a bad memory... 399 Views / 9 Replies  
If you ask me, this sounds like a bad memory stick. Try replacing that first, the message you're getting is a kernel panic, and that in turn usually occurs when the memory has gone bananas
Posted by D'Espice, on Jun 11, 2007 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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