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Weird heat problem with Starcraft 487 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello there,

I'm having this bizarro issue.

My MacBook Pro (rev. A) gets REAL hot when playing Starcraft. That would not be a problem itself, it's expected to run hotter when playing games, but...
Posted by eevyl, on May 27, 2007 at 05:17 AM, in Gaming
The current workaround is to add "%_iTunes" to... 1,583 Views / 39 Replies  
The current workaround is to add "%_iTunes" to your MSN display name, it will kinda work the same way as the iTunes status message works for AIM, at least until the MSN personal messages are...
Posted by eevyl, on Feb 4, 2007 at 05:34 AM, in Applications
Can't you? Would love to read a more elaborate... 4,335 Views / 113 Replies  
Can't you? Would love to read a more elaborate wish as I don't see why you could not use Adium just as you use iChat ...:confused:
Posted by eevyl, on Jan 2, 2007 at 10:16 AM, in Applications
The taste of things is the same. Yet Another GUI... 1,966 Views / 42 Replies  
The taste of things is the same. Yet Another GUI Look hardcoded into the system, then it maybe will be integrated in next OS major revision, to add to the pack.

Just a heads up, in Tiger we still...
Posted by eevyl, on Sep 12, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Ask for a refund inmediatly! Wait ... doh! ... 689 Views / 8 Replies  
Ask for a refund inmediatly!

Wait ... doh!

*sigh*
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 23, 2006 at 08:01 AM, in Applications
It is very posible that either the techie forgot... 877 Views / 13 Replies  
It is very posible that either the techie forgot or the wire got unplugged during the reassembling of the case.
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 21, 2006 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Zombie version for a zombie thread! 2,148 Views / 27 Replies  
Zombie version for a zombie thread!
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 14, 2006 at 08:10 AM, in Mac OS X
When demoing Time Machine integration with... 688 Views / 9 Replies  
When demoing Time Machine integration with iPhoto, that guy Scott I think launched iPhoto, then clicked on the Time Machine icon, but that triggered what I think was a deadlock in iPhoto, it was...
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 9, 2006 at 04:30 AM, in Mac OS X
We need the backup of this message, this one... 688 Views / 9 Replies  
We need the backup of this message, this one crashed and is unreadable :D
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 9, 2006 at 04:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Because Mail deals with text documents, Notes and... 8,415 Views / 101 Replies  
Because Mail deals with text documents, Notes and To-dos are basically rich text documents, while the full iCal application is much more, and adding all that functionality would transform Mail into a...
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 8, 2006 at 12:45 PM, in Mac OS X
The problem right now with Mac OS X and the UI is... 8,415 Views / 101 Replies  
The problem right now with Mac OS X and the UI is that the apps "hack" and "fake" the aqua UI because the Aqua UI is diluted and there is so much crap going on with the GUI.

I would be happy with...
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 8, 2006 at 12:39 PM, in Mac OS X
It's chicken. 381 Views / 2 Replies  
It's chicken.
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 8, 2006 at 12:34 PM, in Applications
Yeah, January is the new Spring! Cool! :D 1,419 Views / 31 Replies  
Yeah, January is the new Spring! Cool! :D
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 8, 2006 at 04:44 AM, in Mac OS X
1) IIRC it is getting a gold cup in all cups 2)... 626 Views / 8 Replies  
1) IIRC it is getting a gold cup in all cups
2) A lot, around 30-40
3) Forget what stefanicotine said, you have to hold the gas full around the middle of the 3 seconds count before start, so that...
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 7, 2006 at 06:04 AM, in Gaming
For me right now it's Vaporware. Once a demo or... 644 Views / 9 Replies  
For me right now it's Vaporware. Once a demo or the product ships and it's OMGTEHAWESOME, then I will post nice things about it :)
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 4, 2006 at 10:53 AM, in Gaming
Try with the official clients, if the disconnects... 1,755 Views / 4 Replies  
Try with the official clients, if the disconnects happen too, it's not Adium's issue and you will be one step closer to diagnosing the problem ;)
Posted by eevyl, on Aug 1, 2006 at 05:58 AM, in Applications
Check this out... 635 Views / 2 Replies  
Check this out (https://support.apple.com/macbookpro15/batteryexchange/), your battery may be one of the defective ones.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 31, 2006 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, seems the problem is in his side not yours,... 459 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, seems the problem is in his side not yours, he should try to reinstall his IM app or similar Windows troubleshooting techniques.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 28, 2006 at 09:57 AM, in Applications
Just for completeness sake, Mac OS X as of 10.4... 474 Views / 2 Replies  
Just for completeness sake, Mac OS X as of 10.4 and prior can read and write in FAT16 and FAT32 drives, but can only read on NTFS ones.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 26, 2006 at 06:56 AM, in Mac OS X
IMHO they mostly did with their implementation of... 1,685 Views / 23 Replies  
IMHO they mostly did with their implementation of "tabs". It pretty much requires a widescreen, really.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 25, 2006 at 05:05 PM, in Applications
pwned! :D :D :D 1,761 Views / 28 Replies  
pwned! :D :D :D
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 25, 2006 at 09:03 AM, in Applications
hate my ISP, conceptual dupe 1,761 Views / 28 Replies  
hate my ISP, conceptual dupe
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 25, 2006 at 09:01 AM, in Applications
You pretty much need the Mac OS X 10.4 install... 837 Views / 32 Replies  
You pretty much need the Mac OS X 10.4 install DVD for that.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 24, 2006 at 04:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OMG Zombie thread!!! and a pretty rotten one... 1,446 Views / 14 Replies  
OMG Zombie thread!!! and a pretty rotten one indeed, 5 years old and rescued!

In my humild opinion this time a new thread was justified, anyway not sure what graphics card do you mean, which Mac...
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 24, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Gaming
Not sure what you mean but if it is group chats... 397 Views / 1 Replies  
Not sure what you mean but if it is group chats this might help (http://trac.adiumx.com/wiki/GroupChat).
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 23, 2006 at 07:07 PM, in Applications
Oh you were having problems with a cracked copy... 1,743 Views / 14 Replies  
Oh you were having problems with a cracked copy of the game? MWHAHAHAHAHAHA

Next time call tech support at ID and tell them, they will be very happy to help you.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 22, 2006 at 04:05 AM, in Gaming
Well, I was wrong, should be fixed somewhere in a... 3,756 Views / 63 Replies  
Well, I was wrong, should be fixed somewhere in a future beta/update.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 21, 2006 at 05:35 AM, in Applications
For one, you need a faster machine: ... 1,743 Views / 14 Replies  
For one, you need a faster machine:



From http://www.aspyr.com/games.php/mac/quake4/
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 20, 2006 at 09:50 AM, in Gaming
Yeah, my advice is to go back to the backup and... 3,756 Views / 63 Replies  
Yeah, my advice is to go back to the backup and 0.89.1, check everything works, and then backup again and try to upgrade to 1.0betas, see if the logs are properly upgraded and try again. Oh and btw...
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 20, 2006 at 09:37 AM, in Applications
Last time I checked the page for each user is... 975 Views / 21 Replies  
Last time I checked the page for each user is http://homepage.mac.com/username/ which is not that bad. Still the option of having a domain name would be better, and you can always buy just a domain...
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 20, 2006 at 09:35 AM, in Applications
You should have followed the advice of backing up... 3,756 Views / 63 Replies  
You should have followed the advice of backing up your App Support folder for Adium, so you could recover your logs using the latest official release, 0.89.1, Adium betas are for (guess what) beta...
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 20, 2006 at 05:29 AM, in Applications
If you are going to bash me you could at least... 924 Views / 7 Replies  
If you are going to bash me you could at least spell my name right.

Anyway, good luck with the framerates with Quake 4 in a Quicksilver machine, it's not as nice as I would want it to be under...
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 20, 2006 at 05:23 AM, in Gaming
Seems I was wrong :P 895 Views / 8 Replies  
Seems I was wrong :P
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 18, 2006 at 07:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Anyway you won't get much more juice of a dual... 924 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyway you won't get much more juice of a dual core/cpu in a game, AFAIK all that they do in the second processor is the audio stuff, so the upgrade you can get is nicier audio.

I think a...
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 18, 2006 at 07:21 PM, in Gaming
I think there are some kind of Read Me type files... 895 Views / 8 Replies  
I think there are some kind of Read Me type files that usually go with Windows software, I also think they are nothing more than text files so open them with any text editor.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 18, 2006 at 12:29 PM, in Mac OS X
If the problem does not appear in the external... 2,886 Views / 11 Replies  
If the problem does not appear in the external monitor, it's not an issue with the video card/chip. Seems like an issue with the screen/cable, as you were told by the tech support.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 16, 2006 at 05:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The physical media DVD could also be damaged, the... 1,081 Views / 13 Replies  
The physical media DVD could also be damaged, the computer can rip the DVD but it cannot do magic if it is badly scratched or damaged.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 16, 2006 at 05:50 AM, in Applications
Yeah it's better if you tell us what applications... 528 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah it's better if you tell us what applications you are having problems with instead of the ones you are not having problems.
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 16, 2006 at 05:48 AM, in Applications
Once you’ve completed Boot Camp, simply hold down... 1,023 Views / 4 Replies  
Once you’ve completed Boot Camp, simply hold down the option key at startup to choose between Mac OS X and Windows. (http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/)
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 11, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Adium 1.0 drops libgaim in favor of joscar for... 3,756 Views / 63 Replies  
Adium 1.0 drops libgaim in favor of joscar for AIM/ICQ/.Mac alone, the rest of the gang still uses libgaim (MSN, Yahoo, long etc).
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 7, 2006 at 07:37 AM, in Applications
No it's not crappy, you can access and change... 3,756 Views / 63 Replies  
No it's not crappy, you can access and change your beloved MSN display name from the Contact List toolbar. Now your spell checker software is crappy :D
Posted by eevyl, on Jul 7, 2006 at 05:39 AM, in Applications
Glad I always use the Combo update, seems that... 707 Views / 2 Replies  
Glad I always use the Combo update, seems that one is always free of problems.
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 30, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Dunno old games, but the just released Prey demo... 964 Views / 9 Replies  
Dunno old games, but the just released Prey demo runs beautifully n my MBP 2.0Ghz with the 256MB card.
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 30, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Gaming
I don't see 80% being used, the most consuming... 533 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't see 80% being used, the most consuming app you have there is iTunes, which I suspect is running.


One tip: you may have more apps runnning that those you got with the top command, take a...
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 19, 2006 at 04:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, Windows does run "native" on the MBP. ... 1,068 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, Windows does run "native" on the MBP.

You wanted to say native on Mac OS X.
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in Gaming
If you use Boot Camp, you will have all the... 910 Views / 9 Replies  
If you use Boot Camp, you will have all the pitfalls of using Windows as your OS. Dreamweaver should run fine, of course.

If you use Parallels under OS X, you will have the pitfall of having...
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 10, 2006 at 03:22 AM, in Applications
It's going to be out yesterday, my cat told me. 2,588 Views / 29 Replies  
It's going to be out yesterday, my cat told me.
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 9, 2006 at 08:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Even in the case your install CDs don't recognize... 551 Views / 7 Replies  
Even in the case your install CDs don't recognize the internal disks, they still are able to boot the hardware, right? The OP seems to be unable to even do that, but I'm kind of clueless.
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 2, 2006 at 04:48 AM, in Mac OS X
The computer should always boot with the install... 551 Views / 7 Replies  
The computer should always boot with the install CDs or DVDs it came with. It is completely irrelevant which OS is installed in the drive for the computer to boot from the optical disc.

Are you...
Posted by eevyl, on Jun 1, 2006 at 05:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, turned out Windows Sharing (!!!) is the... 398 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, turned out Windows Sharing (!!!) is the culprit, turning it off and on again fixed that. Thx Catfish_Man for the tip.
Posted by eevyl, on May 31, 2006 at 04:27 PM, in Applications
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