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all of those are a bit too bulky for my... 4,743 Views / 25 Replies  
all of those are a bit too bulky for my taste--i'm trying to protect the pb from the other stuff in my bag, not the arctic. i found that the mitre...
Posted by ndpatel, on Apr 30, 2004 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
itunes crashing while adding files? 759 Views / 1 Replies  
hey peeps--
i had a million playlist ins soundjam, so i thought i would add them all in to itunes in x.

so i launch classic, launch soundjam, and then try to drag the tracks from soundjam (in...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 29, 2001 at 09:17 PM, in Mac OS X
the harmoni upgrade is for the imac, dude. not... 457 Views / 4 Replies  
the harmoni upgrade is for the imac, dude. not the ibook. thanks for the help tho.

--nilay
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 24, 2001 at 04:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
firewire in rev.A ibook? 457 Views / 4 Replies  
hey--
i remember a while ago a few people were trying to activate the firewire controller on their rev. a ibooks by putting in the connector. was this ever successful? i have a friend who wants an...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 24, 2001 at 03:55 PM, in Hardware Hacking
found the site you were talking about here at... 379 Views / 6 Replies  
found the site you were talking about
here at xlr8yourmac.com. (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/OSX/limeware_os_x_tweaks.html)

tried 'em out and they do a little better, but not much.

the screen...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 21, 2001 at 09:02 PM, in Applications
HELP--imovie 248 Views / 0 Replies  
hey--

i had imovie working great for a few days, and then today i open it up and it says it can't connect to my sony DV cam because quicktime firewire dv is not available.

so i popped in the...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 21, 2001 at 03:33 AM, in Mac OS X
well, MS really has nothing to do with it, since... 376 Views / 2 Replies  
well, MS really has nothing to do with it, since their drivers are just a licensed version of USB overdrive, by that cool alessandro guy.

(which explains the note in the FAQ about him not doing...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 21, 2001 at 03:25 AM, in Applications
limewire UI slower in x than in 9? 379 Views / 6 Replies  
anyone else get this impression?

limewire starts up quicker, connects more reliably, and even downloads a bit faster, but the UI is sooooooo slooooooow.

i mean, i hit the 'monitor' tab to see...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 18, 2001 at 03:36 AM, in Applications
the way simple method to get his back would be to... 417 Views / 5 Replies  
the way simple method to get his back would be to reinstall the 10.0.4 terminal in 10.1 a side benefit is that the older terminal launches faster as well, b/c it doesn't prebuild the font list when...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 18, 2001 at 02:48 AM, in Mac OS X
thanks for all the help! after thinking... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks for all the help!

after thinking about it some more, i'm beginning to see that i _have_ to send the username out with the ssh session initiation.
so i guess what i'm really after is what...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 18, 2001 at 02:45 AM, in Mac OS X
ssh'ing w/out a username? 574 Views / 6 Replies  
hey--
i live with a bunch of roomates, and since my g4 is always connected (ahhh-DSL) they're always using it to ssh into the campus network and check their mail.

in OS9, i just left an alias of...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 18, 2001 at 12:49 AM, in Mac OS X
just leave kaleidoscope active in classic, and... 3,129 Views / 2 Replies  
just leave kaleidoscope active in classic, and you'll be set. i leave it on with the aquaxIII theme so classic looks a little less jarring then it usually does.

hope that helps. (course it'll all...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 17, 2001 at 04:34 AM, in Applications
word test drive not launching? 276 Views / 0 Replies  
hey all--
i installed word test drive and it worked great, as did a beta of office i had.

for like three days.

now entourage and explorer still launch great, but word won't go (neither the...
Posted by ndpatel, on Oct 15, 2001 at 03:06 AM, in Applications
also, a good book to look for is "digital... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
also, a good book to look for is "digital guerilla video" by avi hoffman. it's a great book with a lot of tips for 'faking' an expensive look for not too much cash. it's a little outdated (unless...
Posted by ndpatel, on Jun 4, 2001 at 05:11 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
you know... i've noticed that my large member... 1,501 Views / 182 Replies  
you know...
i've noticed that my large member means that my leg is indented somewhat to the right, as well.

this is only funny because i've been studying for my developmental bio final for 8...
Posted by ndpatel, on Jun 4, 2001 at 05:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
edit: double post [ 06-05-2001: Message... 690 Views / 14 Replies  
edit: double post

[ 06-05-2001: Message edited by: ndpatel ]
Posted by ndpatel, on Jun 4, 2001 at 03:30 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
i think the issue here is that he's looking for a... 690 Views / 14 Replies  
i think the issue here is that he's looking for a consumer-grade camera, as his choices are the optura pi and the trv-17.

for light work, you can't beat a sony, both for image quality and the...
Posted by ndpatel, on Jun 4, 2001 at 03:20 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
a big consideration if you're just an average... 690 Views / 14 Replies  
a big consideration if you're just an average videos-of-the-kids kinda guy is battery life. the elura goes for about an hour and a half to two hours on a single battery while my sony trv-10 goes for...
Posted by ndpatel, on Jun 4, 2001 at 12:13 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
heh... in high school, the fed ex truck was... 704 Views / 34 Replies  
heh...
in high school, the fed ex truck was always coming around as we drove home, so we took to following it around, blasting "watching the detectives" by elvis costello.

we did this every day...
Posted by ndpatel, on Jun 2, 2001 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by ndpatel, on May 27, 2001 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
tomb raider looks to be okay, but mostly because... 407 Views / 17 Replies  
tomb raider looks to be okay, but mostly because of angelina jolie...
Posted by ndpatel, on May 27, 2001 at 01:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
cool imovie of robot dinosaur 419 Views / 7 Replies  
this has got to be one of the coolest things i've ever seen, plus it totally looks like the movies were made using imovie.
http://www.ai.mit.edu/people/chunks/Videos/TroodSideKey.mov

more info...
Posted by ndpatel, on May 25, 2001 at 02:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yeah that happened to me with the 'gears'... 318 Views / 5 Replies  
yeah that happened to me with the 'gears' screensaver in the opengl screensavers package.

what you have to do is this (it's a little stupid):
open system preferences
click on screensavers
now,...
Posted by ndpatel, on May 24, 2001 at 10:13 PM, in Mac OS X
cafepress makes really good mousepads. they're... 388 Views / 22 Replies  
cafepress makes really good mousepads. they're that company that handles merchandising for all those goofy random organizations, and a few companies as well (like stimpsoft). anyway, the 'boycott...
Posted by ndpatel, on May 23, 2001 at 04:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
the beginning of the end for the mac web? 452 Views / 7 Replies  
wow...macnn, the biggest and baddest of the mac web, is pretty much a shell of its former self, and the forums have been tainted forever by 'newsfactor response' who has, and i say this objectively,...
Posted by ndpatel, on May 21, 2001 at 11:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
synotic-- that's a kick ass icon, man. i'm... 337 Views / 12 Replies  
synotic--
that's a kick ass icon, man. i'm impressed.
Posted by ndpatel, on May 21, 2001 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
so....edoggie..... how long have you worked for... 4,608 Views / 306 Replies  
so....edoggie.....
how long have you worked for newsfactor?
or didja just get tired of that 'newsfactor response' handle?
http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by ndpatel, on May 21, 2001 at 05:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
so....how many people have noticed that it's a... 4,608 Views / 306 Replies  
so....how many people have noticed that it's a lot easier for your eyes to totally ignore the banner ad columns now?

before, with misha's layout, the banner ads actually stood out, because they...
Posted by ndpatel, on May 21, 2001 at 04:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
why are we playing mp3's with the lid closed... 682 Views / 67 Replies  
why are we playing mp3's with the lid closed anyhow? just remember, one of those i-jam mp3 players costs like $50 now, and they come with a CF card reader in the deal. if you spend more than $50 on...
Posted by ndpatel, on Feb 27, 2001 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what you may want to consider if you haven't... 713 Views / 25 Replies  
what you may want to consider if you haven't become accustomed to either of these apps is soundjams's place in the mac world as the primary interface for all those nifty MP3 players out there. if you...
Posted by ndpatel, on Dec 23, 2000 at 05:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
ehhhh....if you have a g4 and a regular vga... 597 Views / 39 Replies  
ehhhh....if you have a g4 and a regular vga monitor, just buy a retail radeon. the s-video out alone is worth it. ever watch mpegs on a giant tv? the radeon's scaling makes it look almost as good as...
Posted by ndpatel, on Dec 3, 2000 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
works fine with my keyspan 2-port'er. no drivers... 370 Views / 7 Replies  
works fine with my keyspan 2-port'er. no drivers needed, just sock it in and go. to power on from the keyboard, though, it needs to be plugged into the built-in ports.
Posted by ndpatel, on Nov 2, 2000 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
the BEST thing about the apple menu, IMHO, is the... 314 Views / 5 Replies  
the BEST thing about the apple menu, IMHO, is the easy access to control panels. need to switch tcp/ip setting from ethernet to PPP? you're at the control panel in one click. in os x, you have spend...
Posted by ndpatel, on Sep 20, 2000 at 09:45 PM, in Mac OS X
sorry kids--this DOES NOT work in the public... 291 Views / 5 Replies  
sorry kids--this DOES NOT work in the public beta. clicking on the os 9 finder app simply launches classic, nothing more. clicking on it again restarts classic, booting the os 9 image anew.

good...
Posted by ndpatel, on Sep 20, 2000 at 12:55 AM, in Mac OS X
i've got a spressa usb plus, which is supposedly... 454 Views / 33 Replies  
i've got a spressa usb plus, which is supposedly a 4x/4x/2x read/write/rewrite drive, and i can say that as soon as you chuck discribe for toast, the drive works like a charm. i've burned ISO, audio,...
Posted by ndpatel, on Jun 30, 2000 at 03:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
if your desktop has os 9 and a fulltime internet... 300 Views / 6 Replies  
if your desktop has os 9 and a fulltime internet connection, you can share the folder over IP with the "main identity" folder on it and replace those files on the pb with aliases back to the desktop...
Posted by ndpatel, on May 22, 2000 at 06:23 PM, in Applications
actually, there have been four kinds of mac mice,... 647 Views / 41 Replies  
actually, there have been four kinds of mac mice, if you count the mouse the original mac through the Plus used. ADB was introduced on the SE and the mac II so apple could ship the same mouse with...
Posted by ndpatel, on Apr 26, 2000 at 11:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
okay--the sync every frame toggle was off, and... 434 Views / 22 Replies  
okay--the sync every frame toggle was off, and reenabling it has actually made q3 _faster_ than before on my g4/450 with the orignal rage128 card. thanks ha.

-nilay
Posted by ndpatel, on Apr 9, 2000 at 03:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
my quake3 is also jittery after the 9.0.4 update.... 434 Views / 22 Replies  
my quake3 is also jittery after the 9.0.4 update. the game seems to "pause" every seccond or so, and then resume. it's quite annoying. i tried placing the old ati set from 9.0 in the extensions...
Posted by ndpatel, on Apr 8, 2000 at 03:43 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
spressa usb plus drive and toast--odd behavior 367 Views / 2 Replies  
so i was at best buy and i impulsively bought a spresssa usb plus (4x4x6). (this is a newer unit, with a crx120e drive inside, not the original spressa with the crx100e) i got the thing working with...
Posted by ndpatel, on Dec 19, 1999 at 10:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
according to peekaboo, app switcher is NOT... 541 Views / 4 Replies  
according to peekaboo, app switcher is NOT running...what's up with this? on the other hand, a lot of my other exts aren't in the list either and i can still tear off the app palette....on the other...
Posted by ndpatel, on Nov 8, 1999 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
no, application switcher is in there, but i... 541 Views / 4 Replies  
no, application switcher is in there, but i haven't tried this peek a boo thing yet, but i'll give it a shot...
thanks for the help
Posted by ndpatel, on Nov 8, 1999 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
lost ability to command-tab 541 Views / 4 Replies  
i've lost the ability to command-tab to switch apps on my g4/450. it just mysteriously vanished esterday. no restarts, no flaky software installs (just stuffit deluxe) and poof! it's gone. i tried...
Posted by ndpatel, on Nov 8, 1999 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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