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Since you can buy the Model M-style keyboards... 2,083 Views / 27 Replies  
Since you can buy the Model M-style keyboards WITH a Windows (that key between ctrl and alt) the only remapping you have to do is swapping windows and alt, but this is all handled within OS X System...
Posted by Fdanna, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The keyboards at pckeyboard.com ROCK big time. ... 2,083 Views / 27 Replies  
The keyboards at pckeyboard.com ROCK big time.

The matias keyboard doesn't use the same technology.. that have alps switches.. they click, but for me they're second rate. Buckling spring all the...
Posted by Fdanna, on Apr 6, 2007 at 01:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Core 2 Duo 8,352 Views / 32 Replies  
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe if you go from Core Duo (32 bit) to Core 2 Duo (64 bit) then the ability to go beyond 3gb is a given. Considering that these components are shared with the...
Posted by Fdanna, on Mar 7, 2007 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
ANYTHING?? No Leopard, no iLife, no iWork stuff,... 4,333 Views / 68 Replies  
ANYTHING?? No Leopard, no iLife, no iWork stuff, no Hardware updates? Umm.. I think that would make for quite a boring 4 more months, not to mention stagnant sales. :confused:
Posted by Fdanna, on Feb 14, 2007 at 08:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
15% off at Motorola store 335 Views / 0 Replies  
Umm... not sure where to post this and I didn't see any rules, but in case anyone is interested, I have a coupon for 15% off the motorola store.

The code is: FRND_41370
case sensitive

They...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 24, 2007 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good points, but for some reason when I tried to... 46,033 Views / 1,271 Replies  
Good points, but for some reason when I tried to get a smartphone from Cingular, both online and at the store, they would not let me have it without the dataplan. I have no use for EDGE networks and...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 16, 2007 at 01:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Cingular requires data plans (usually) 46,033 Views / 1,271 Replies  
I'm not sure if anyone has touched on this yet, but Cingular currently requires that you purchase a data plan with any of their smart phones. That's an added monthly cost I certainly don't want.
...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 16, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Canon ip4000 4,178 Views / 15 Replies  
My canon Pixma 4000 works fine on the Intel mac with the built in driver. I didn't bother trying to install the canon one (if it ain't broke...). My epson scanner works fine too... no additional...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 18, 2006 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm in the same building as Vmware... wish I... 80,984 Views / 471 Replies  
I'm in the same building as Vmware... wish I could get chummy with someone who can give me answers :-)
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 18, 2006 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I can tell you that the 20" Intel Mac is much... 796 Views / 5 Replies  
I can tell you that the 20" Intel Mac is much much quieter than the 17" Rev A iMac, but between 17/20 Intel Macs I can't comment except to say my hunch is that they're equally quiet.

Also, as for...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 17, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
limewire 80,984 Views / 471 Replies  
Limewire on the intel macs doesn't work under Rosetta. It installs but will not launch.

I also found that iSync, which worked fine with my V600 on my old iMac, crashes before finishing the sync on...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 17, 2006 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
alt/ctrl swap 80,984 Views / 471 Replies  
The key swap functionality is built in the OS. You don't need a third party driver to do this anymore. I'd tell you exactly where it is, but I'm on a windows pc at work. Should be in the keyboard...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 16, 2006 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
One man's trash is another man's treasure :-) 1,468 Views / 37 Replies  
One man's trash is another man's treasure :-)
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 14, 2006 at 09:25 AM, in Applications
Business decisions 1,468 Views / 37 Replies  
I'm quite sure that Apple's master plan isn't to screw its customers. The VPs at Apple probably aren't sitting in a room plotting how they can make the Macnn boards light up like a Christmas tree...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 14, 2006 at 09:25 AM, in Applications
Definitely better than the standard keyboards,... 1,826 Views / 21 Replies  
Definitely better than the standard keyboards, but this doesn't use buckling spring technology... it's ALPS switches. Different feel.

A keyboard can be a very personal choice :-)
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Don't like most 1,826 Views / 21 Replies  
I don't really like any keyboards that are included with PCs or Macs. The Mac keyboard is pretty mushy, though I suppose anyone can get used to anything if they use it long enough.

Ever since OS X...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 12, 2006 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
FYI: I ordered a CTO 20" iMac on the day of the... 20,367 Views / 245 Replies  
FYI: I ordered a CTO 20" iMac on the day of the announcement. Ship date is Jan 18. Somewhere else in this thread someone mentioned that iMacs would be in stores by Jan 17th.

I thought I didn't...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 12, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
No matter the method (USB to Optical being the... 780 Views / 9 Replies  
No matter the method (USB to Optical being the cleanest) no track information will be preserved. Currently there are no iTunes compatible minidisc players either. You also have to be careful to turn...
Posted by Fdanna, on Apr 2, 2003 at 02:29 PM, in macOS
Tabbed finder 3,698 Views / 76 Replies  
I'm not sure if anyone has already suggested this, but what about tabbed finder windows (a-la-chimera). It would certainly reduce desktop clutter and you can still implement drag and drop.
Posted by Fdanna, on Feb 25, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in macOS
Re: Why a mac? Need some arguments 1,552 Views / 45 Replies  
Chef? I think you mean boss or manager :-)
Posted by Fdanna, on Feb 25, 2003 at 02:25 PM, in macOS
DP 10 is out 1,756 Views / 31 Replies  
Developer Preview 10 is out for Java 1.4.1 and can be downloaded from the ADC site.

Anyone care to hazzard a guess as to how long before it's implemented in the OS?

10.3? or a Software Update?
Posted by Fdanna, on Feb 6, 2003 at 04:08 PM, in Developer Center
Ordered yesterday 1,213 Views / 20 Replies  
I just got an email that mine would be shipped on or before 2/19 and I ordered yesterday with SuperDrive and bluetooth.
Posted by Fdanna, on Feb 5, 2003 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
No free ride! 6,119 Views / 110 Replies  
RATS, I was all set to buy after I heard about the updates but I see that Apple dropped their 6 months interest free stuff. Hmm... not that I can't afford the system but it would have been nice to...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 28, 2003 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
my biggest feature request is: FREE :-) 9,618 Views / 125 Replies  
my biggest feature request is: FREE :-)
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 20, 2003 at 03:26 PM, in macOS
Re: Future? Monitors auto adjusting to ambient light? 753 Views / 19 Replies  
It's certainly possible. I had a 17 year old Quasar console TV that did that! The "eye" on the front would adjust brightness based on room conditions.
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 15, 2003 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like a very logical and probable guess to... 1,456 Views / 22 Replies  
Sounds like a very logical and probable guess to me!
Posted by Fdanna, on Jan 3, 2003 at 09:10 AM, in macOS
(we)Americans shouldn't say "wanker," "cheers,"... 3,128 Views / 74 Replies  
(we)Americans shouldn't say "wanker," "cheers," or any other British terms. It just sounds stupid with the wrong accent.

Needless to say, I'm not paying.
Posted by Fdanna, on Dec 30, 2002 at 09:50 AM, in macOS
Difference? 8,978 Views / 147 Replies  
Forgive my ignorance, but what's the difference between a Canadian Dictionary and a British Dictionary?
Posted by Fdanna, on Dec 20, 2002 at 08:44 AM, in macOS
KB Article 538 Views / 6 Replies  
There is an article on apple's website that says when you are using certain network configs (I *THINK* airport with NAT) you need to add local. under the domain searches in the network control panel.
Posted by Fdanna, on Oct 2, 2002 at 01:30 PM, in macOS
Re: Low battery with 60% left in Jag? 475 Views / 5 Replies  
There is an Apple KB article stating they are aware of this problem but there is currently not a fix. It will probbly be fixed in the forthcoming update to 10.2
Posted by Fdanna, on Sep 3, 2002 at 12:51 PM, in macOS
How to log jaguar Kernel Panic? 345 Views / 1 Replies  
My computer panics every time I try (and fail) to connect to a windows share through samba. I get the "you must restart your computer" message (aka, kernel panic) but how can I get this info to...
Posted by Fdanna, on Aug 29, 2002 at 11:58 AM, in macOS
Re: How to find out people logged into my airport, from OSX? 771 Views / 2 Replies  
Airport admin doesn't show this info. What I would do if you're worried about people freeloading, is restric the members of your airport network to only the MAC addresses of the airport cards you...
Posted by Fdanna, on Aug 29, 2002 at 11:00 AM, in macOS
Where's Watson? (Outlook/Exchange Client) 259 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know what happend to the new and improved outlook exchange client for Mac (codenamed Watson)? We've been stuck at 8.2.2 for a while and it's the only reason why I need to keep my PC...
Posted by Fdanna, on Nov 21, 2000 at 05:25 PM, in Applications
It's all dependent on the software you're using.... 325 Views / 1 Replies  
It's all dependent on the software you're using. For example, ISPQ (www.ispq.com) support firewire cams but CUSEEME does not (because they really suck now). ISPQ are the same people that designed...
Posted by Fdanna, on Oct 20, 2000 at 01:47 PM, in Applications
I use 8.2.2 and it's not that bad actually. It... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
I use 8.2.2 and it's not that bad actually. It can only do email for the most part. Calendar and tasks aren't implemented and the feature set is BELOW Outlook97. Hopefully watson will arrive soon.
Posted by Fdanna, on Oct 20, 2000 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
It's soooo disappointing that there are more than... 681 Views / 7 Replies  
It's soooo disappointing that there are more than enough free PC to Phone programs for Windows and NONE for mac! It's funny that I saw this post today because just this morning I was scouring the net...
Posted by Fdanna, on Oct 20, 2000 at 01:38 PM, in Applications
Webcam Streaming Software? 329 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know of a site that offers web cam streaming for Mac users? The two that I've seen for PC's are www.camarades.com (http://www.camarades.com) and www.teveo.com (http://www.teveo.com)
...
Posted by Fdanna, on Oct 11, 2000 at 12:00 PM, in Applications
75hz is NOT enough for 1024x768 and does cause... 760 Views / 11 Replies  
75hz is NOT enough for 1024x768 and does cause eye strain. The flicker at this resolution and refresh rate is horrible for me. Some people are immune to it, but I know as soon as I step into a...
Posted by Fdanna, on Oct 5, 2000 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
SCSI converters and Cannon Film scanner 543 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a canon FS2710 35mm/APS scsi film scanner that I have been unable to operate either on a USB converter (tried 2) or FireWire (tried the orangemicro). I was wondering if anyone out there has...
Posted by Fdanna, on Oct 5, 2000 at 09:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just got confirmation that my iBook SE shipped... 386 Views / 27 Replies  
Just got confirmation that my iBook SE shipped last night. Too bad FEDEX doesn't deliver on Saturday http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif Anyway, the color choice was easy, Graphite! The key...
Posted by Fdanna, on Sep 14, 2000 at 08:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't the iBook birthday going to be in... 317 Views / 13 Replies  
Isn't the iBook birthday going to be in September? If they don't make a major change after a YEAR (which is an eternity in computer terms) then I think there will be many disappointed iBook fans. At...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jul 27, 2000 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you still have to manually enter names of... 1,701 Views / 94 Replies  
Did you still have to manually enter names of songs and mark the track numbers? Does this connect to the optical port of the Mp3 player?
Posted by Fdanna, on Jul 26, 2000 at 10:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Distributing photos to friends... 313 Views / 2 Replies  
My problem is this:

I have lots of pictures that I've taken with my digital camera that I would like to share with people. I DO NOT want to post them on a website but rather I would like to put...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jun 23, 2000 at 02:52 PM, in Applications
Reasons for OSX 1. Error type 1 2. Error... 1,125 Views / 61 Replies  
Reasons for OSX

1. Error type 1
2. Error type 2
3. Error type 3

REBOOT
REBOOT
REBOOT
Posted by Fdanna, on Jun 6, 2000 at 08:28 AM, in macOS
Yep, tried ircle, and I'm not at all amused by... 331 Views / 4 Replies  
Yep, tried ircle, and I'm not at all amused by the myriad of windows and how easy it is to type a message into the wrong window. I prefer a unified interface. Anyway, it doesn't solve the script...
Posted by Fdanna, on Jun 1, 2000 at 08:34 AM, in Applications
IRC Client on Mac 331 Views / 4 Replies  
I used to use mIRC when I used Windows and it was fantastic. I have not found any client on the mac that is so robust. Snak is similar, but still lacking. One of the things I liked about mIRC was...
Posted by Fdanna, on May 31, 2000 at 04:04 PM, in Applications
Upgrading a 7300 with faster processor 479 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm really confused about the upgrade possibilties for upgrading a 7300 machine. It seems like there are endless choices and prices that go from 250 to 700. Is it wise to spend money on something...
Posted by Fdanna, on Mar 29, 2000 at 05:53 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Streaming Video? 297 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have streaming video working on IE 5 or 4.5? It works on the Windows version and on Netscape but I can't seem to find an answer on this for Mac. I'm specifically going to...
Posted by Fdanna, on Mar 27, 2000 at 08:49 AM, in Applications
Thank GOD that this type of mentality is only... 1,285 Views / 75 Replies  
Thank GOD that this type of mentality is only prevelent in the computer industry (to the best of my knowlege). The argument that people are stupid for taking a new product and expecting to work fall...
Posted by Fdanna, on Mar 24, 2000 at 05:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It is rumor, but seems to be confirmed by the... 1,285 Views / 75 Replies  
It is rumor, but seems to be confirmed by the sources at www.macosrumors.com (http://www.macosrumors.com)

Regarding end-user stupidity: I'd really like to know how first time computer users are...
Posted by Fdanna, on Mar 24, 2000 at 03:25 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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