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Crap Networking 27,729 Views / 143 Replies  
I have two machines... G4 Tower/Airport & an iBook/Airport. Both machines run Panther. Ever since the new install, networking has been a nightmare. Difficult to connect and then slow speeds. I use a...
Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 9, 2003 at 11:16 PM, in Mac OS X
My Bugs 44,090 Views / 287 Replies  
Some bugs so far unmentioned.

1) Carbon Apps selected text looks awful: Quicken 2002, Word Print window.


2)Fax preferences:

A) Refuses to email me faxes, no matter what email address I...
Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 2, 2003 at 02:07 PM, in Mac OS X
My Bugs 331 Views / 0 Replies  
Sorry for the double thread post.. please ignore this thread and delete!!!


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Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 2, 2003 at 02:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Similar to this... open a Finder window then Hide... 44,090 Views / 287 Replies  
Similar to this... open a Finder window then Hide The Finder by presing Apple-H. Now double click a folder on your desktop. Instead of opening your newly selected folder, it just displays your hidden...
Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 2, 2003 at 01:33 PM, in Mac OS X
iPad Picture 654 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, after I was somewhat disapointed by the fact that Apple did not release a Tablet at Macworld SF, I decided to whip-up my own. This is not meant to be some sort of SpyMac picture, but simply a...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jan 9, 2003 at 10:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nimisys, That NEC machine definitely is... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Nimisys,


That NEC machine definitely is cheap, although adding items like Microsoft Office 2001 to the Mac only inflates its price. Office is a much better product than the 'Multimedia software...
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 4, 2001 at 02:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iCartman is right, I did accidently include... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
iCartman is right, I did accidently include Office XP. That said the Dell system I used does not include Gigabit, Modem or any software.

Pretty similar prices I think...

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Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 3, 2001 at 01:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just for laughs, Apple Powermac 867MHZ G4 ... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Just for laughs,

Apple Powermac
867MHZ G4
256MB RAM
40GB
DVD/CDRW
GeForce 2
Gigabit
3YR AppleCare
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 3, 2001 at 12:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeed, we are debating the same idea with... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Indeed, we are debating the same idea with different criteria. I started with the Mac 867MHZ and then configured the 8100 to match it. I'm not sure but it looks like you've started with a configured...
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 3, 2001 at 12:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The point was that the Apple system I was... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
The point was that the Apple system I was comparing included these items, Gigabit, SuperDrive etc. and still beat the PC system as far as price was concerned. Therefore does it not make sense that...
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 2, 2001 at 09:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"first off GigaBit Eithernet is kinda useless in... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
"first off GigaBit Eithernet is kinda useless in reality"

Wrong. Gigabit is very useful for anyone who plans on implementing a high speed network now or in the future and has the money to afford...
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 2, 2001 at 05:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here is another system, this one geared towards... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Here is another system, this one geared towards what Apple does best, Proffesional Digital Video. Apple beats the price of the PC while also including the Superdrive. :eek:

Apple PowerMac G4 ...
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 2, 2001 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
GroveRat, You forgot software, Digital... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
GroveRat,

You forgot software, Digital Video, Wireless and OS.

4 More Points for Apple.


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Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 2, 2001 at 02:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Actually it is more like... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
"Actually it is more like (features)/(competition's features)*(price). You are only looking at one aspect of the total equation. No one said they made bad machines, only that they aren't measuring up...
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 2, 2001 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OS9 File Mapping Please Help 372 Views / 2 Replies  
One thing I have never figured out on the Mac is how to choose which Application should be used for opening specific file types. For example, I had Graphic Converter installed on my system then...
Posted by matttichenor, on Aug 1, 2001 at 08:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Question to Krome, How can you sugest so... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Question to Krome,

How can you sugest so simply that Apple is slipping in the Hardware arena when their systems ship standard with built in Firewire X2, built in Gigabit Ethernet, built in DVD...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jul 31, 2001 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did I miss something or did both of those... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Did I miss something or did both of those comparison posts completely ignore the DVD Superdirve. Maybe I just did not see it but any comparison of these computers requires two systems that have DVD...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jul 30, 2001 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did I miss something or did both of those... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Did I miss something or did both of those comparison posts completely ignore the DVD Superdirve. Maybe I just did not see it but any comparison of these computers requires two systems that have DVD...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jul 30, 2001 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have added detailed breakdowns of all the... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
I have added detailed breakdowns of all the systems that were compared. Hope this helps.


http://mypage.direct.ca/n/nticheno/applevsdell.html


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[ 07-30-2001: Message edited by:...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jul 30, 2001 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All of the prices were in US funds. I really... 836 Views / 50 Replies  
All of the prices were in US funds. I really wanted to get into more details, but I didn't t want to clutter it up with computer specs, one of the nice things about buying computers these days is...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jul 30, 2001 at 01:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple vs. Dell Price War Please Read 836 Views / 50 Replies  
Here is a point by point analysis of Apple's prices in comparison to Dell's based on current systems. Interesting results.

http://mypage.direct.ca/n/nticheno/applevsdell.html

or
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Posted by matttichenor, on Jul 29, 2001 at 10:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
International Internet Service Provider in Canada 289 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey, My Brother who currently lives in Vancouver BC, is moving to New York. We're trying to find a good, Mac Friendly ISP that offers international DialUp numbers and unlimited usage for around...
Posted by matttichenor, on Apr 6, 2001 at 04:25 AM, in Applications
Trash your Internet Pref file found in... 565 Views / 12 Replies  
Trash your Internet Pref file found in System:Preferences. If you have any Keyspan devices disble them, I had similar problems, this helped...

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Posted by matttichenor, on Apr 6, 2001 at 04:17 AM, in Applications
Trash all files called Word Settings, then... 177 Views / 3 Replies  
Trash all files called Word Settings, then restart the program.. worked for me.

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Posted by matttichenor, on Apr 4, 2001 at 07:35 PM, in Applications
I also found that by trashing my Internet... 319 Views / 6 Replies  
I also found that by trashing my Internet Preferences file, and then not re-entering them in via the control panel has helped a lot. I think it might have to do with the connection between the two...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 30, 2001 at 02:27 PM, in Applications
Check Out OSX Help: Type in Sleep and click Ask... 299 Views / 9 Replies  
Check Out OSX Help: Type in Sleep and click Ask button. Select "News About Hardware Compatibility", then select "I Can't Put My Computer To Sleep"

Here it says if you have a PCI card installed...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 26, 2001 at 03:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I guess that would work, although I hate... 345 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, I guess that would work, although I hate just dumping extensions into the System, I always feel that I'm missing something if I don't run a proper installer.

One other wierd thing that...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 23, 2001 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I had actually thought of this but I wasn't... 345 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, I had actually thought of this but I wasn't really sure how to go about installing them from the original cd short of doing a complete fresh rinstall of the system.


Who Knows,

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Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 23, 2001 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
ATI Drivers: Major Crashes w/ 2 ATI Cards 345 Views / 5 Replies  
I understand that using two ATI Video cards on a G4 can be problematic, in fact I'm living through such problems right now, but does anyone know where I can obtain the original ATI Drivers that are...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 22, 2001 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not really what you might call an Apple... 384 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm not really what you might call an Apple Script expert, but I downloaded Akua Sweets and entered in the text as written than ran the script and it just kind of repositioned my window and then...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 21, 2001 at 10:59 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Any App that will run Director Files, iCab... 384 Views / 5 Replies  
Any App that will run Director Files, iCab doesn't seem to like the accompanying HTML document for some reason while all the other browsers I have will open it but do not support Full Screen View.
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Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 21, 2001 at 03:02 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Perhaps flash but i tried opening this Shockwave... 363 Views / 5 Replies  
Perhaps flash but i tried opening this Shockwave file and no go.


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Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 20, 2001 at 07:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I downloaded iCab, but it will not open the HTML... 363 Views / 5 Replies  
I downloaded iCab, but it will not open the HTML file that has the Shockwave Piece embedded in it. Opera will open it but it will not let me choose fullscreen. Shame.


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Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 20, 2001 at 03:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The first piece is basically a Shockwave/Director... 363 Views / 5 Replies  
The first piece is basically a Shockwave/Director file that can be viewed in a browser, how do I get iCab.


Thnaks for your help,
matt
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 20, 2001 at 02:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I have encountered the same problem with my... 335 Views / 1 Replies  
I have encountered the same problem with my computer save for the fact that I am using the LaCiw CDRW 8/4/32, which uses a Plextor Drive. Before iTunes 1.1 the Firewire CDRW had great extracting...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 20, 2001 at 02:18 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Apps and Fullscreen Display 363 Views / 5 Replies  
Anyone know of a way to make applications use fullscreen mode. I am setting up a Mac for an Art exhibition and I want to somehow set the program to click into full screen display. I have seen this...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 20, 2001 at 02:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Apps and FullScreen 384 Views / 5 Replies  
Anyone know of a way to make applications use fullscreen mode. I am setting up a Mac for an Art exhibition and I want to somehow set the program to click into full screen display. I have seen this...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 20, 2001 at 02:02 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Multimedia and the OS: How to Enhance QuickTime 380 Views / 0 Replies  
I was thinking that perhaps Apple should really start pushing the envelope with QuickTime and implement some really awesome new features for QT 6. I feel that this would be a nice approach in order...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 12, 2001 at 12:53 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Multimedia and the OS: How to Enhance QuickTime 343 Views / 1 Replies  
I was thinking that perhaps Apple should really start pushing the envelope with QuickTime and implement some really awesome new features for QT 6. I feel that this would be a nice approach in order...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 12, 2001 at 12:53 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
QuickTime Future Features: Please Read; Long 457 Views / 0 Replies  
I was thinking that perhaps Apple should really start pushing the envelope with QuickTime and implement some really awesome new features for QT 6. I feel that this would be a nice approach in order...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 11, 2001 at 04:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I use the Sony DVMC DA2 media converter. It's... 412 Views / 5 Replies  
I use the Sony DVMC DA2 media converter. It's great, I think it costs about 350 us and it has performed flawlessly for me. Includes LANC control for older camcorders that have LANC deck functions.
...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 11, 2001 at 04:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Serious Startup Problem w/ 3400 Please Help!! 248 Views / 2 Replies  
Here's the problem...

My LION batteries are both dead. Now when I try to use the power adaptor to startup, the little green light in the top right corner instantly lights up when I plug the...
Posted by matttichenor, on Mar 10, 2001 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's called having fun, might want to look into... 400 Views / 5 Replies  
It's called having fun, might want to look into it.


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Posted by matttichenor, on Jan 28, 2001 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Check out the New iMac G4 400 Views / 5 Replies  
http://mypage.direct.ca/n/nticheno/iMacG4.jpg
www.apple.com/iMacG4 (http://mypage.direct.ca/n/nticheno/iMacG4.jpg)


500MHZ G4
Wide 17" LCD Display (16:9)
CDRW / DVD
128MB Ram

I want one.
Posted by matttichenor, on Jan 28, 2001 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Happy-2-B-A-Mac-User: "The Cube is leading... 745 Views / 58 Replies  
Happy-2-B-A-Mac-User:

"The Cube is leading the way on this, but it will be obvious to everyone soon enough. At some point, Intel will follow and then everyone will say they knew it all along, just...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jan 23, 2001 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyways, I came up with another idea regarding... 344 Views / 22 Replies  
Anyways, I came up with another idea regarding the Finder. A new way to view icons using Tabs. Hopefully nobody will mind if I post these. I am not sure if anyone else has already suggested this idea...
Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 14, 2000 at 02:35 AM, in Mac OS X
I am afraid I don't understand why so many... 344 Views / 22 Replies  
I am afraid I don't understand why so many readers have such a problem with users who want to make MacOSX great. I think the point that we are trying to make is that a lot of the things that we...
Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 13, 2000 at 03:05 PM, in Mac OS X
TimmyDee writes: "The Sherlock button is a neat... 344 Views / 22 Replies  
TimmyDee writes:
"The Sherlock button is a neat idea, but I think it adds to many widgets to the "basic" window... Sherlock should be included in the shortcut bar"

I did include Sherlock in the...
Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 12, 2000 at 05:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Important Changes to OSX: Please Read 344 Views / 22 Replies  
After using OSX for a few months now I have found on a whole it is an extremely powerful, fun Operating System. That said I feel that alot of the stuff from OS9 that really made it a simple yet...
Posted by matttichenor, on Nov 12, 2000 at 02:56 AM, in Mac OS X
I just did some audio extraction tests with my... 391 Views / 10 Replies  
I just did some audio extraction tests with my G4.

The built in DVDRom maxxed out at about 1200kbps, that was the fastest speed, not in safe mode. Averaged more like 900kbps (pretty slow).

My...
Posted by matttichenor, on Jul 28, 2000 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
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