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SoundSpectrum's G-Force Platinum comes with a... 421 Views / 3 Replies  
SoundSpectrum's G-Force Platinum comes with a standalone component (http://www.soundspectrum.com/g-force/standalone.html) that can do this.
Posted by Briareus, on Aug 19, 2007 at 05:07 PM, in Applications
It runs quite playably well on mine (2.33 ghz c2d... 597 Views / 9 Replies  
It runs quite playably well on mine (2.33 ghz c2d MB Pro, 2 GB RAM, 256MB ATI 1600), so it should run fine for you. The game has lots of graphic detail options, so you'll have no problem finding a...
Posted by Briareus, on Jun 13, 2007 at 11:59 PM, in Gaming
disclaimer: I'm not a graphic designer, but... 950 Views / 11 Replies  
disclaimer: I'm not a graphic designer, but dabble in the craft for fun and when it relates to my work. That said, I of course noticed the music notation elements first.

There are two eighth notes...
Posted by Briareus, on May 25, 2007 at 04:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
J.S. Bach: Das Wohltempierte Klavier, Book 1:... 732 Views / 6 Replies  
J.S. Bach: Das Wohltempierte Klavier, Book 1: Fuge in C Moll, BWV 847

iTunes link (http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playlistId=63837519&s=143441&i=63837382)

... knew...
Posted by Briareus, on May 17, 2007 at 01:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
try updating to version 1.7.9... 390 Views / 4 Replies  
try updating to version 1.7.9 (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/13984). The release notes say that 1.7.8 fixed a slowness issue on Intel Macs.
Posted by Briareus, on Feb 10, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
Wander through the threads at Apple's Boot Camp... 4,978 Views / 73 Replies  
Wander through the threads at Apple's Boot Camp Beta Support Discussions (http://discussions.apple.com/search.jspa?objID=f1165&search=Go&q=catalyst) (this link is search results for "catalyst") for...
Posted by Briareus, on Jan 27, 2007 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was having that issue, too. I could only change... 4,978 Views / 73 Replies  
I was having that issue, too. I could only change video options at the inital splash screen; going to video options after the game had loaded either crashed to the desktop or suddenly rebooted the...
Posted by Briareus, on Jan 27, 2007 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
IMAP without SSL enabled works fine here - just... 753 Views / 15 Replies  
IMAP without SSL enabled works fine here - just give it a shot. Assuming it all works as expected you can always try enabling SSL later.
Posted by Briareus, on Jan 19, 2007 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is this on a new account? You might just need to... 753 Views / 15 Replies  
Is this on a new account? You might just need to be patient a couple days until your domain name propagates through DNS.

I haven't had any issues using the "name@mydomain.com" instead of the...
Posted by Briareus, on Jan 17, 2007 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
the instructions are in their wiki... 753 Views / 15 Replies  
the instructions are in their wiki (http://wiki.dreamhost.com/index.php/Mac_OS_X_Mail_10.4) and the moderately scary stuff is to deal with having Mail/OSX accept the server's SSL certificate.
Posted by Briareus, on Jan 17, 2007 at 02:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed & quoted for emphasis as there's almost no... 3,486 Views / 132 Replies  
Agreed & quoted for emphasis as there's almost no chatter about this silent announcement.

The USB port with hard drive sharing and 802.11n might be a decent upgrade from an Airport Express.
...
Posted by Briareus, on Jan 9, 2007 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: I have similar minimal storage needs as you.... 446,746 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I have similar minimal storage needs as you. While more of a shoulder bag than a messenger or backpack, I got the Brenthaven Metro (http://brenthaven.com/catalog-metro-black.html) for my 15" MBP....
Posted by Briareus, on Dec 20, 2006 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Boot Camp 1.12/XP sp2 is on a 20GB partition on... 3,477 Views / 11 Replies  
Boot Camp 1.12/XP sp2 is on a 20GB partition on my new MB Pro for never-ported-to-Mac games and running very well. Being a complete newbie with Windows, I had a friend do a trimmed-down install with...
Posted by Briareus, on Dec 20, 2006 at 10:22 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
MagSafe hasn't saved my butt yet (or my MB Pro... 1,024 Views / 25 Replies  
MagSafe hasn't saved my butt yet (or my MB Pro for that matter), but I do appreciate the technology.

My one "still getting used to it" situation is the fact the it connects to the left side...
Posted by Briareus, on Dec 18, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
courtesy of an arstechnica discussion board post:... 10,491 Views / 108 Replies  
courtesy of an arstechnica discussion board post: linky (http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/entitlement/index.cfm?e=labs%5Fphotoshop)!

(684MB .dmg)
Posted by Briareus, on Dec 15, 2006 at 03:15 AM, in Applications
There's also an option to click the button while... 512 Views / 4 Replies  
There's also an option to click the button while two fingers touch the trackpad (for those of us not used to the tapping thing).
Posted by Briareus, on Dec 7, 2006 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Picked up a 2.33Ghz, 2GB RAM, 120GB HD, Glossy MB... 25,098 Views / 266 Replies  
Picked up a 2.33Ghz, 2GB RAM, 120GB HD, Glossy MB Pro a few days ago. Quite the upgrade, coming from a 1.2Mhz 12" iBook G4 with 768MB RAM.

The thing is just amazing so far - no problems at all....
Posted by Briareus, on Nov 24, 2006 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
obligatory MacNN mention of DreamHost... 6,657 Views / 45 Replies  
obligatory MacNN mention of DreamHost (http://www.dreamhost.com/).

Do a search here for volumes of positives and negatives.

... and no, that's not an affiliate link :P
Posted by Briareus, on Nov 24, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm familiar with a lot of Glass and Reich music... 768 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm familiar with a lot of Glass and Reich music and this is definitely not one of them.

They're sampled strings. In the biz we call them "plastic". Listen to the violin-sound ostinato starting...
Posted by Briareus, on Oct 7, 2006 at 08:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm familiar with a lot of Glass and Reich music... 768 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm familiar with a lot of Glass and Reich music and this is definitely not one of them.

They're sampled strings. In the biz we call them "plastic". Listen to the violin-sound ostinato starting...
Posted by Briareus, on Oct 7, 2006 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There's basically no conclusive evidence out... 7,362 Views / 69 Replies  
There's basically no conclusive evidence out there in Google-land, but these search results (http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en-us&q=webber+puccini+plagiarism&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8) might...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 22, 2006 at 12:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wackyness like magnets, translucent plastic,... 2,652 Views / 27 Replies  
Wackyness like magnets, translucent plastic, non-standard shapes, etc. make me think "ooo... innovative" in a sarcastic way that doesn't justify the added production costs.

I'd say avoid gimmicky...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 21, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
to PER3: iTunes links... right-click (or... 7,362 Views / 69 Replies  
to PER3: iTunes links... right-click (or ctrl-click) on a song in the iTunes store and select "Copy iTunes Store URL". Enclose in url tags as explained in the forum FAQ.

I'm reminded of a quote I...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 21, 2006 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This one's pretty well known: Music of the... 7,362 Views / 69 Replies  
This one's pretty well known:

Music of the Night (http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?playlistId=29409389&s=143441&i=29411315) from Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 21, 2006 at 10:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yes, it's in the System Preferences>Network... 2,985 Views / 12 Replies  
yes, it's in the System Preferences>Network (under TCP/IP, there's a button for "Configure IPv6" - I set it to Automatically; it was set to Off).

My apologies for the confusion - I was dealing...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 20, 2006 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
AirTunes streaming: Make sure IPv6 is turned on... 2,985 Views / 12 Replies  
AirTunes streaming: Make sure IPv6 is turned on in your AirPort Base Station settings.

iTunes 7 has been solid for me. Make sure you have the latest QuickTime - the QT updater was released a...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 19, 2006 at 11:05 AM, in Applications
Similar symptoms started happening to me last... 677 Views / 8 Replies  
Similar symptoms started happening to me last week with my 12" iBook 1.2Ghz G4: beachballs & subtle grinding that never happened before. A quick run of Disk Utility told me the HD's SMART Status was...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 17, 2006 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oop. my bad. forgive my lack of caffeine and... 796 Views / 12 Replies  
oop. my bad. forgive my lack of caffeine and research :)
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 16, 2006 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
nice first post, depippo :) (edit: nice... 7,090 Views / 33 Replies  
nice first post, depippo :)

(edit: nice 250th post, Briareus)
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 15, 2006 at 01:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I have a 1 GB shuffle that lives on a Marware... 1,982 Views / 84 Replies  
I have a 1 GB shuffle that lives on a Marware carabiner-thing for working in the yard. It's name is "Ficus" :)

I plan on getting the black 8GB Nano for use mainly in the car. I have no interest in...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 15, 2006 at 01:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good question about the CD :) I was debating... 1,446 Views / 26 Replies  
Good question about the CD :)

I was debating the black Nano vs. the 30GB & think the nano's winning for me. Flash drive, 24hr battery life, smaller, non-scratchy anodized aluminum. Drive size,...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 15, 2006 at 01:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a CD of Mahler's 2nd where each movement... 10,462 Views / 253 Replies  
I have a CD of Mahler's 2nd where each movement is divided into multiple tracks by section, tempo change, etc. (the first movement is tracks 1-14).

Now I can iPod it. Thanks, gapless!
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 14, 2006 at 11:24 PM, in Applications
What's this 64MB 950 you mention? The specs say... 796 Views / 12 Replies  
What's this 64MB 950 you mention? The specs say the MacBook has integrated graphics (best compensated for by maxing out the RAM). It's the MB Pro that has a card (ATI). If you're talking console game...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 14, 2006 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds like you're ripping individual tracks and... 413 Views / 3 Replies  
Sounds like you're ripping individual tracks and not full discs, so try this for future ripping: go to Preferences>Advanced>General and uncheck "Keep iTunes Music Folder organized". That's the...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 14, 2006 at 09:37 PM, in Applications
Don't see why not. Hold down option while... 357 Views / 1 Replies  
Don't see why not. Hold down option while launching iTunes & choose "Create New Library..." & rip away.

You'd have to Quit and option-launch to switch between them.
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 14, 2006 at 09:30 PM, in Applications
I'm waiting it out for a bit longer. After a few... 852 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm waiting it out for a bit longer. After a few jitters about the Random Shutdowns, heat, and other reported (albeit not widespread) issues that seemed to be working themselves out by each new build...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 14, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In addition to the "featured artist" concept, you... 10,158 Views / 8 Replies  
In addition to the "featured artist" concept, you could also use the Artist field to list individual band members and Album Artist to list the name of the band.

... of course, the browse pane only...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 13, 2006 at 02:41 AM, in Applications
followup: if speakers connected through AirPort... 10,462 Views / 253 Replies  
followup: if speakers connected through AirPort Express aren't working in iTunes 7, make sure IPv6 is turned on in Network Preferences (courtesy Apple Support Discussions).
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 13, 2006 at 12:53 AM, in Applications
Nope. Same situation here. I tried toggling the... 10,462 Views / 253 Replies  
Nope. Same situation here. I tried toggling the setting in iTunes as well as the setting in the Base Station to no effect. Might need to wait for a little AirPort or iTunes update...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 12, 2006 at 11:35 PM, in Applications
Agreed. internet/communication, written... 1,291 Views / 48 Replies  
Agreed. internet/communication, written correspondence, websites, recording, notation printing, graphic design (bizcards, letterhead, etc.), finances, calendar/contact organization, and more: can't...
Posted by Briareus, on Sep 7, 2006 at 11:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just missed it - my iBook's battery SN starts... 1,724 Views / 26 Replies  
Just missed it - my iBook's battery SN starts with 6C517, and according to the Apple doc the recall starts at 6C519.

Interesting that one of the support docs...
Posted by Briareus, on Aug 24, 2006 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My G5's partitions are Scarpia and Tosca. ... 33,570 Views / 112 Replies  
My G5's partitions are Scarpia and Tosca.

Other drives are boring but obvious: AV & Backup :)
Posted by Briareus, on Aug 21, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Considering that DP 5.1 only came out a couple... 1,550 Views / 2 Replies  
Considering that DP 5.1 only came out a couple days ago, contacting MOTU is the obvious course of action. Also consider checking out the BigBlueLounge (formerly OSX Audio) and Unicornation forums.
Posted by Briareus, on Aug 4, 2006 at 11:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
mine's an obscure creature from Greek mythology... 1,415 Views / 40 Replies  
mine's an obscure creature from Greek mythology with 50 heads and 100 hands, used as a sentimental remebrance to the name of my long-retired experimental electro-acoustic duo.
Posted by Briareus, on Jul 27, 2006 at 09:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
after a little Googling, it appears that week 29s... 1,300 Views / 18 Replies  
after a little Googling, it appears that week 29s are the latest shipping.

and, yes, if they have my desired config in stock I will in fact check the serial before pulling the trigger :)
Posted by Briareus, on Jul 27, 2006 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So, this being the end of week 30 of the year,... 1,300 Views / 18 Replies  
So, this being the end of week 30 of the year, any idea what the lastest shipping batch is? The discoloration issue above says up to week 27 serials - are there 28's to 30's in the retail channel?
Posted by Briareus, on Jul 27, 2006 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm following these MacBook issues threads,... 1,300 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm following these MacBook issues threads, because a friend of mine wants one asap (dying, ancient, problematic PC laptop user surrounded by problem-free Mac-using friends).

Expecting any...
Posted by Briareus, on Jul 27, 2006 at 03:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I still love my dual 2GHz G5 and it's not feeling... 1,816 Views / 21 Replies  
I still love my dual 2GHz G5 and it's not feeling poky to me at all yet. I'll be eyeballing the new Intel Mac Pros with great interest and techno-lust, of course, but until the likes of Office, Adobe...
Posted by Briareus, on Jul 26, 2006 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ancient Upgrade to Office 2004 369 Views / 1 Replies  
Situations have developed that require my acquiring Microsoft Office. I'm a registered owner of Word 98 (yes, from 8 years ago! - dug the box/CD out of the attic) and after scouring MSFT's site was...
Posted by Briareus, on Jul 9, 2006 at 09:32 PM, in Applications
Awesome find! Thanks for the post - after a... 2,111 Views / 14 Replies  
Awesome find!

Thanks for the post - after a full season of Mozart's 250th Anniversary concerts, this is cool to see. I'll be forwarding this to several colleagues.
Posted by Briareus, on Jul 8, 2006 at 11:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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