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Remember, the iPhone requires special... 3,316 Views / 14 Replies  
Remember, the iPhone requires special modifications to AT&T/Cingular's network that are unique to the iPhone. So an unlocked iPhone is pretty much useless as you'd still have to get an AT&T/Cingular...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 14, 2007 at 01:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iSight mic works for me in Skype 640 Views / 5 Replies  
iSight mic works for me in Skype
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 2, 2005 at 07:33 PM, in Gaming
The link on the accessories Mac mini accessories... 1,090 Views / 13 Replies  
The link on the accessories Mac mini accessories page goes to the G5 Video out adaptor, so I'm guessing it uses that and they haven't updated the product details of it yet (same as the iBook/G4 iMac...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 12, 2005 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
does anyone know if the non-zombie patch is still... 795 Views / 10 Replies  
does anyone know if the non-zombie patch is still available ? I just bought a copy from Mac Gold to replace my long mising US CD and it turned out to be the censored UK version :(

Versiontracker...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 11, 2005 at 01:06 PM, in Gaming
As mentioned earlier, go to the energy saver... 1,138 Views / 31 Replies  
As mentioned earlier, go to the energy saver control panel, go to the options panel and check that processor performance is set to Highest rather than Automatic (which is the default).

I've just...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Dec 17, 2004 at 09:16 AM, in Gaming
Rendezvous is definitely on the way, along with... 807 Views / 17 Replies  
Rendezvous is definitely on the way, along with more iTunes integration (and ToySight control). That's the nice thing about Mac only development, as we develop new stuff and improve the game, it's...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Aug 11, 2004 at 06:30 PM, in Gaming
The simple reason is, our production method for... 807 Views / 17 Replies  
The simple reason is, our production method for ABE was still based around that method and it doesn't affect performance under OS X. By sticking with a tried and tested method for this project, we...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Aug 11, 2004 at 03:02 PM, in Gaming
It is an OS X only app. The folders are left open... 807 Views / 17 Replies  
It is an OS X only app. The folders are left open so that you can edit the data in them. Currently you can edit your own skins, but we're also going to be adding the ability to edit balloons,...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Aug 11, 2004 at 02:35 PM, in Gaming
Airburst Extreme should run ok on it too ;) 1,190 Views / 23 Replies  
Airburst Extreme should run ok on it too ;)
Posted by Zwilnik, on Aug 3, 2004 at 05:21 PM, in Gaming
Ah yes, good tip for scouts. Don't position... 738 Views / 12 Replies  
Ah yes, good tip for scouts. Don't position yourself too near the target, that's what the binoculars are for :)
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jul 17, 2004 at 01:59 PM, in Gaming
Targetting atillery requires a bit of teamwork.... 738 Views / 12 Replies  
Targetting atillery requires a bit of teamwork. Unless you're incredibly lucky, your first shot will most probably miss. The scout should then tell you whether you were short, long, wide etc. of the...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jul 17, 2004 at 12:19 PM, in Gaming
hehe. if it wasn't for all the stores listing it... 800 Views / 7 Replies  
hehe. if it wasn't for all the stores listing it as Airburst Extreme, we'd probably have changed the title by now. (when we first announced it 'Extreme' wasn't even being used for the Base Stations...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jun 9, 2004 at 06:22 PM, in Gaming
I usually install them fresh on the new Mac,... 358 Views / 2 Replies  
I usually install them fresh on the new Mac, along with any patches and updates. Remember to copy any of your save games or preference files across for your games though. Especially if you're half...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jun 2, 2004 at 05:05 PM, in Gaming
Another vote for Oni from me :) I just... 825 Views / 19 Replies  
Another vote for Oni from me :)

I just played it through again recently on a 17" Powerbook under OS X, no problems (just use a mouse instead of the trackpad! ) :)
Posted by Zwilnik, on Mar 26, 2004 at 03:04 PM, in Gaming
When I wrote the article, the main areas that I... 8,015 Views / 191 Replies  
When I wrote the article, the main areas that I saw it had effected on the Mac were the non games apps like Word, Photoshop etc. where it doesn't matter how good or how much cheaper the opposition...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Mar 22, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in Gaming
nah, ToySight and eyeToy are both based (although... 688 Views / 10 Replies  
nah, ToySight and eyeToy are both based (although with very different games) on much older motion detection ideas developed in the Amiga days :)
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 5, 2004 at 02:51 PM, in Gaming
oops! is that the older one on our Toysight.com... 688 Views / 10 Replies  
oops! is that the older one on our Toysight.com site or the new promo one on Apple.com ? You can put it down to us picking the wrong codec if its the older one (we're planning on changing the link to...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Dec 29, 2003 at 04:47 PM, in Gaming
has anyone had any luck with GeForce 4 cards yet... 744 Views / 5 Replies  
has anyone had any luck with GeForce 4 cards yet ?

We just bought a 3rd party GF4 Ti 4200 card today that can be used in our old Duron engined PC, but we'd rather put it in our G4 tower to replace...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Sep 14, 2002 at 08:43 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The key bit seems to be going through the door in... 1,910 Views / 5 Replies  
The key bit seems to be going through the door in the lower floor where the guard moves away rather than trying to sneak past the stationary guard on the upper floor.
Posted by Zwilnik, on Dec 31, 2001 at 10:28 AM, in Gaming
Thanks :D Hopefully we'll be able to keep... 311 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks :D

Hopefully we'll be able to keep tuning it to make it better (V1.01 is out now). Still working away on the network version :)

Aaron
Posted by Zwilnik, on Aug 13, 2001 at 06:33 PM, in Gaming
This problem is caused by the game being in the... 328 Views / 5 Replies  
This problem is caused by the game being in the wrong resolution when running. Usually it happens under X if you hit Cancel or let the "Is this resolution ok?" dialog time out. Basically, the game is...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jul 31, 2001 at 05:20 AM, in Gaming
There's also Argonaut, Electronic Arts have a... 484 Views / 6 Replies  
There's also Argonaut, Electronic Arts have a huge centre here, Ferral, Lionhead... the list goes on.
There's also a thriving Mac shareware games scene building up in the UK, Strange Flavour and...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jul 27, 2001 at 10:25 AM, in Gaming
I think, before we test out our new warp engines,... 710 Views / 15 Replies  
I think, before we test out our new warp engines, we should invent the other Star Trek 'standard'. Artificial gravity and inertial dampers, otherwise the effect on the human crew (and most of the...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 30, 2001 at 07:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to have an Apple ][ Europlus clone (with... 336 Views / 18 Replies  
I used to have an Apple ][ Europlus clone (with LOWER CASE !) in Hong Kong. It was called a Banana when I first got it, but it soon got a repaint. Then the radio station I worked in got a 512k Fat...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 26, 2001 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah good, I'm back in the right universe again ... 1,154 Views / 140 Replies  
Ah good, I'm back in the right universe again http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

Take my advice, don't go where I've been the last week, they had a *wierd* MacNN there!

Glad you're back...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 25, 2001 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
possibly NewsFactorBot is banning whole states... 304 Views / 3 Replies  
possibly NewsFactorBot is banning whole states now http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 10:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And here's me thinking American's didn't know... 280 Views / 2 Replies  
And here's me thinking American's didn't know about sarcasm http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't worry NewsFactorResponseBot, we will go to... 357 Views / 26 Replies  
Don't worry NewsFactorResponseBot, we will go to other sites anyway, as if there's anything you could do about it.
Let me teach you something about customer care. You have customers, you're supposed...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
NewsFactor Network have bought into (or taken... 357 Views / 26 Replies  
NewsFactor Network have bought into (or taken over) MacNN. The new, non Mac front end is their fault, and their 'representative' has taken to banning people who say things NF doesn't like (not just...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 08:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There was also of the disappearing comments.... 357 Views / 26 Replies  
There was also of the disappearing comments. Because NF's bad management decided to delete the comments on the news page that went against their PR, people have just moved to posting the comments...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 08:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
shhh! don't bring attention to it, they'll change... 357 Views / 26 Replies  
shhh! don't bring attention to it, they'll change it Gametes!
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 07:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The point is Nimisys, that the people who were... 357 Views / 26 Replies  
The point is Nimisys, that the people who were contributing to the thread (not just the considerate ones, the flamers too) hadn't finished talking and the thread got locked *just because the new...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 07:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
if a thread gets closed or deleted before you... 1,358 Views / 116 Replies  
if a thread gets closed or deleted before you finish talking, start a new one. and a new one, and a new one. It's reasonable to want to finish a conversation amongst ourselves, even if the...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Continuation of closed Newsfactor Response Thread. 357 Views / 26 Replies  
Seeing as the Politburo guy closed the other thead before we were finished talking (I don't care if he's finished talking, we hadn't finished). I'll continue it here. Please continue with new threads...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 07:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Faceless NewsFactor guy.. Please summarise what... 4,423 Views / 306 Replies  
Faceless NewsFactor guy..
Please summarise what NF will be doing to repair the damage done to the MacNN site and MacNN's credibility.
So far, since the re-work (it's doesn't qualify as any sort of...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 07:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
> Hard to navigate? what is confusing you? ... 4,423 Views / 306 Replies  
> Hard to navigate? what is confusing you?


Well, finding up to date news is difficult for one http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif

(edit, oops, lots of posts going on at once)

[This...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 21, 2001 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a worried shareware author. Given NewsFactors... 4,423 Views / 306 Replies  
I'm a worried shareware author. Given NewsFactors complete lack of understanding of decent web design, Mac 'culture', or even basic consideration for its readers (who are a hell of a lot more...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 20, 2001 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually Demonhood, rather a lot (over 100) of... 428 Views / 29 Replies  
Actually Demonhood, rather a lot (over 100) of constructive critisism *WAS* posted in the comments about the Site changing story. They were deleted. then another hundred or so comments were made....
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 19, 2001 at 10:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, still has the ad banners and button frame... 295 Views / 37 Replies  
Nope, still has the ad banners and button frame down the right hand size, squeezing my news into a single column on my iBook. The forum button bar is nice, but the whole banners down the right thing...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 19, 2001 at 01:02 PM, in Feedback
We've gone for a more 'strange' approach in... 270 Views / 8 Replies  
We've gone for a more 'strange' approach in Bushfire. The game records your fastest times to complete each level and writes out a html file that you can post on your homepage to brag about your best...
Posted by Zwilnik, on May 8, 2001 at 01:18 PM, in Gaming
Had similar problems when I added a drive to my... 468 Views / 13 Replies  
Had similar problems when I added a drive to my B/W G3 Rev 1 (got one just before the Rev 2 came out... Dang!). Basically I had to stick with 5400 rpm drives (even as a single drive) and even though...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 14, 2001 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
No problems with using a USB extension cable for... 419 Views / 18 Replies  
No problems with using a USB extension cable for the keyboard. I threatened to send my Cube back to the Apple Store unless they sent me an extension cable to make the Cube functional, as I don't put...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 14, 2001 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
While I hope that something gets done to make the... 414 Views / 22 Replies  
While I hope that something gets done to make the Cube a bit more popular with consumers, mine's going nowhere, they'll have to prise out of my dead clutches after getting through a large array of...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 12, 2001 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
In its normal working day, my iBook is used for... 354 Views / 8 Replies  
In its normal working day, my iBook is used for programming, web surfing, email, the odd game (testing and analysis purposes only of course http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif and sometimes a...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 4, 2001 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There's a neat little program called Peek-a-boo,... 225 Views / 1 Replies  
There's a neat little program called Peek-a-boo, that tells you what tasks are running (and how much cpu time, memory etc. they're using). It might be worth running it to see if there's anything...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 3, 2001 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
My Cube is very stable. Except when I'm... 424 Views / 22 Replies  
My Cube is very stable. Except when I'm programming, but that's my fault http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

and it's quiet... sooooooo quiet.... 8-)

Shop demo machines are always dodgy....
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 3, 2001 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re the 16x USB/Firewire burner, like the rest, it... 344 Views / 8 Replies  
Re the 16x USB/Firewire burner, like the rest, it will still only be able to do 4x burning over USB (USB can't shove data to it any faster), but would give you the advantage of 16x burning over...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 3, 2001 at 07:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
nope, I couldn't find anything relevant about the... 396 Views / 16 Replies  
nope, I couldn't find anything relevant about the freezing LCD (I was sure it was on these forums). It must have been to do with when the LCD goes below the storage temperature. Generally though I'd...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 2, 2001 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I always seem to be plugging these things, but a... 396 Views / 16 Replies  
I always seem to be plugging these things, but a boblbee backpack might be a good idea if you have to carry your powerbook in extreme conditions a lot (I use mine to carry my iBook around in the UK,...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Jan 2, 2001 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, if it's a Rev 1 G3 B/W *DON'T* put both... 343 Views / 8 Replies  
Also, if it's a Rev 1 G3 B/W *DON'T* put both drives on the same bus!
If you do, you'll probably corrupt data on large files being transferred between them due to a bug on the IDE controller. Have...
Posted by Zwilnik, on Dec 30, 2000 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
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