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As stated earlier, Elgato specifically and very... 15,583 Views / 21 Replies  
As stated earlier, Elgato specifically and very prominitely advertises that the new EyeTV Hybrid, as well as the EyeTV 250 allow you to hook game consoles to your Mac. Latency is stated to be zero...
Posted by mduser63, on Sep 9, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Personally I don't burn CDs from iTunes, but even... 504 Views / 13 Replies  
Personally I don't burn CDs from iTunes, but even if I did I'm not sure this is the kind of feature that most users want, and more likely it would just end up contributing to bloat and complexity. ...
Posted by mduser63, on Sep 3, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Applications
I think this is somehow a function of the dmg... 479 Views / 5 Replies  
I think this is somehow a function of the dmg files themselves, as at least on my machine, only some files automatically get moved to the trash upon a successful download, usually accompanied by the...
Posted by mduser63, on Aug 1, 2006 at 01:10 AM, in Applications
You can't take the CD out when the iMac is off,... 740 Views / 12 Replies  
You can't take the CD out when the iMac is off, but then again, you can't take the CD out of most PCs while they're off unless you use a paperclip. Never been a problem for me...

He's right that...
Posted by mduser63, on Jul 29, 2006 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've got a 1.33 12" PB an iMac CD 2.0GHz, and I'd... 804 Views / 9 Replies  
I've got a 1.33 12" PB an iMac CD 2.0GHz, and I'd say Dreamweaver is roughly equivalent. Quite a bit slower than on my dual 1.8 GHz G5, but still acceptable on my iMac. That said, I'm eagerly...
Posted by mduser63, on Jul 26, 2006 at 09:52 PM, in Applications
There's a problem with your screen. Take it to... 745 Views / 4 Replies  
There's a problem with your screen. Take it to an Apple Store if possible, otherwise call Apple Support.
Posted by mduser63, on Jul 25, 2006 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had this same problem today. First, make sure... 545 Views / 4 Replies  
I had this same problem today. First, make sure you encode audiobooks in AAC format, not MP3. Then use this script (http://www.dougscripts.com/itunes/scripts/ss.php?sp=audiobooker) to change them...
Posted by mduser63, on Jun 20, 2006 at 01:21 AM, in Applications
Try these actions... 437 Views / 7 Replies  
Try these actions (http://www.completedigitalphotography.com/?p=339). I can't recall if I've tried the resize one, but all the others I've used from that pack work.

If you're really just doing a...
Posted by mduser63, on Jun 17, 2006 at 03:05 AM, in Applications
I don't understand what you would have Apple (or... 4,339 Views / 81 Replies  
I don't understand what you would have Apple (or any other company) do. Should they just never update anything? There are always going to be people that buy machines right before new ones come out....
Posted by mduser63, on Jun 17, 2006 at 03:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
FWIW, the Windows and Mac versions are both... 804 Views / 9 Replies  
FWIW, the Windows and Mac versions are both included on the CD, so you don't have to choose when you buy it.
Posted by mduser63, on Jun 11, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Applications
Proteus by far for me. I know why some people... 1,443 Views / 35 Replies  
Proteus by far for me. I know why some people like Adium, but I really just don't like it. Can't even say why for sure. I guess part of the problem is that I hate Adium's default UI. I know it...
Posted by mduser63, on Feb 1, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Applications
I've burnt many x86 Linux distro ISOs on my... 398 Views / 3 Replies  
I've burnt many x86 Linux distro ISOs on my PowerBook. Just open Disk Utility, drag the ISO into the Disk Utility window, click on it and then hit burn.
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 31, 2006 at 05:42 PM, in Applications
I agree that folders and minimized windows should... 1,791 Views / 27 Replies  
I agree that folders and minimized windows should be spring loaded. I really get frustrated when I use a Windows XP machine and can't use spring loaded folders. I find it funny that the one place...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 30, 2006 at 01:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Synergy (http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/) does... 703 Views / 3 Replies  
Synergy (http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/) does the same thing, but it's cross platform. It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows. I use it to share my mouse and keyboard between my PowerBook and...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 30, 2006 at 12:25 AM, in Applications
If you start VPC 7 up with a DVD in your Mac's... 288 Views / 3 Replies  
If you start VPC 7 up with a DVD in your Mac's drive, it will pop up a message telling you that you can't play DVDs in VPC 7 and to use Apple's DVD player to play them. It does say that you'll be...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 15, 2006 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
I haven't used iWeb yet. Planning to buy iLife... 921 Views / 15 Replies  
I haven't used iWeb yet. Planning to buy iLife '06 as soon as it is in stock at my university bookstore. Anyway, I was playing with the Sandvox public beta for a while, and it's very well done. ...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:31 AM, in Applications
I use Proteus and Skype, mostly Proteus. Tried... 879 Views / 33 Replies  
I use Proteus and Skype, mostly Proteus. Tried Adium several times, and I can't figure out exactly why, but I just don't like it at all. Proteus was well worth the $15 I paid.
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 11, 2006 at 02:52 AM, in Applications
You can't upgrade the educational versions, you... 264 Views / 2 Replies  
You can't upgrade the educational versions, you have to pay full price for the new version. Of course, if you're still a student, you can still get the new version for the EDU price. To be honest,...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 8, 2006 at 05:54 PM, in Applications
The hold switch on the top locks the iPod so that... 740 Views / 10 Replies  
The hold switch on the top locks the iPod so that the scroll wheel and buttons don't do anything. Switch it so that orange is showing to lock the buttons. You'll also see a lock icon in the top...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 8, 2006 at 01:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's been a while since I installed VPC, but when... 341 Views / 3 Replies  
It's been a while since I installed VPC, but when I installed it everything "just worked." I have no trouble getting online in Windows in VPC. I have shared networking (as opposed to virtual...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 7, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in Applications
I thought that was pretty funny actually. 615 Views / 7 Replies  
I thought that was pretty funny actually.
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 5, 2006 at 02:51 AM, in Mac OS X
I think he means it's bad English. For example,... 418 Views / 7 Replies  
I think he means it's bad English. For example, I've never heard the word "chillblains" before. I looked it up in the dictionary, and I suppose it makes sense, but you're not going to find many...
Posted by mduser63, on Jan 5, 2006 at 02:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Of course the main reason is to be able to play... 713 Views / 10 Replies  
Of course the main reason is to be able to play old DOS games, but I've actually used DOSBox on a couple occasions to run old DOS engineering software for which I know of know Mac/Windows equivalent....
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 28, 2005 at 01:13 AM, in Applications
I'm assuming that you're running DOS in VPC, not... 713 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm assuming that you're running DOS in VPC, not Windows, right? I should see if I can find an old copy of DOS to install in VPC and try that out. On my PowerBook, I do have to turn the frameskip...
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 24, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
It's good that you're going out of your way to... 621 Views / 8 Replies  
It's good that you're going out of your way to test your website for compatibility with many browsers, but seriously, the only thing worse than IE for Mac as far as standards compliance is IE for...
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 24, 2005 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
DOSBox is the best I know of. I've never had any... 713 Views / 10 Replies  
DOSBox is the best I know of. I've never had any problems running it. To mount something as C, type the following in the DOSBox command line:

mount c /path/to/folder

Then type:

c:

to...
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 22, 2005 at 01:21 PM, in Applications
I think RevEvs has a good suggestion. No touch... 367 Views / 5 Replies  
I think RevEvs has a good suggestion. No touch screen, although I suppose you could hook one up to the external monitor connection on the iMac. Other than that, would iTunes work?
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 20, 2005 at 02:21 AM, in Applications
This thread was started over a year ago. I'm... 1,286 Views / 41 Replies  
This thread was started over a year ago. I'm pretty confident that the OP's issue with colleagues using floppy was solved a long time ago. Somebody revived the thread asking for help with a floppy...
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 17, 2005 at 11:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was just about to post the same thing. I bet... 951 Views / 23 Replies  
I was just about to post the same thing. I bet the people who sell Acquisition wouldn't like people pirating their app without paying for it, yet that's exactly what their app encourages and helps...
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 17, 2005 at 11:03 AM, in Applications
Folders are for organizing playlists, not tracks.... 503 Views / 7 Replies  
Folders are for organizing playlists, not tracks. You can put tracks in a playlist, then playlists in a folder, but you can't directly put tracks into a folder.
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 17, 2005 at 10:52 AM, in Applications
OS X comes with a command line FTP program that... 390 Views / 6 Replies  
OS X comes with a command line FTP program that you can use in Terminal. CyberDuck is a pretty good free (GUI) client. Fetch is free if you're a student, and it's my favorite client. There's also...
Posted by mduser63, on Dec 6, 2005 at 12:40 AM, in Applications
Applescript is one of the great things about the... 421 Views / 4 Replies  
Applescript is one of the great things about the Mac, and iTunes allows you to extensively use AppleScript to help manage your iTunes library.
Posted by mduser63, on Nov 26, 2005 at 11:19 AM, in Applications
I like Azureus's features, but it has to be the... 1,375 Views / 28 Replies  
I like Azureus's features, but it has to be the most unstable, slow, bloated, poorly written app I have installed on my Mac. It hangs on quit nearly every time slowing my machine to a crawl and...
Posted by mduser63, on Nov 24, 2005 at 12:31 AM, in Applications
I switched from Safari 2.0 to Camino last week. ... 979 Views / 23 Replies  
I switched from Safari 2.0 to Camino last week. In some ways I do like Safari better, but Camino is much faster, so for now I'm using it. I consider it a very viable replacement for Safari. It's...
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 25, 2005 at 11:54 PM, in Applications
The PowerBooks were last updated right after... 839 Views / 11 Replies  
The PowerBooks were last updated right after Macworld SF in January, where the Mac mini and iPod Shuffle were announced. Besides, I don't see a minor PowerBook bump overshadowing the new iPod in the...
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 18, 2005 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In the same way that you can't convert songs from... 4,302 Views / 4 Replies  
In the same way that you can't convert songs from the iTMS to other formats (directly anyway) or play them on players other than iPods, videos from iTMS are protected and can't be converted to other...
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 16, 2005 at 10:04 PM, in Applications
The same thing happens to me on my PowerBook when... 521 Views / 10 Replies  
The same thing happens to me on my PowerBook when I log out and back in (or restart). I use cmd-shift-space for Spotlight because cmd-space is my Quicksilver shortcut. I find this bug really...
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 11, 2005 at 01:41 AM, in Mac OS X
What Mac were you using? I use VPC 7 with... 942 Views / 13 Replies  
What Mac were you using? I use VPC 7 with Windows 2000 on the PowerBook in my sig, and I really can't complain about VPC's performance. I don't do anything terribly processor intensive, but for...
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 9, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't tried the V270, but I have the... 2,041 Views / 24 Replies  
I haven't tried the V270, but I have the non-bluetooth version of the same mouse. It's an OK mouse. Batteries last about a month to six weeks before needing a recharge (I use NiMH), tracking is...
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 8, 2005 at 09:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you have access to a PC, Microsoft has a MS... 303 Views / 2 Replies  
If you have access to a PC, Microsoft has a MS Works -> Office converter I believe. Unfortunately, they don't have a Mac version.
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 8, 2005 at 08:32 PM, in Applications
Mine squeaked horribly after the first day of... 813 Views / 14 Replies  
Mine squeaked horribly after the first day of using it. I turned it over and sort of pried and pushed on the bottom (the center part that actually moves) pretty firmly, and something sort of popped...
Posted by mduser63, on Oct 8, 2005 at 02:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, technically my PowerBook is not my only... 1,867 Views / 46 Replies  
Well, technically my PowerBook is not my only computer (but it was until April), but it might as well be. I use it for everything except heavy duty Final Cut Pro and DVD Studio Pro work. For that I...
Posted by mduser63, on Aug 13, 2005 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've only ever seen HP iPods at two stores, one... 871 Views / 21 Replies  
I've only ever seen HP iPods at two stores, one of which is RadioShack. Now, RadioShack is going to be selling Apple iPods, and that would have probably eaten into HP's iPod sales significantly.
Posted by mduser63, on Jul 29, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've had this problem occasionally with Tiger too... 667 Views / 20 Replies  
I've had this problem occasionally with Tiger too (never with Panther). In fact, it happened today with iTunes. iTunes froze, and nothing I could do would get the triangle off the dock icon. ...
Posted by mduser63, on Jul 7, 2005 at 01:26 AM, in Mac OS X
It's not worth it unless you actually have some... 772 Views / 9 Replies  
It's not worth it unless you actually have some Windows software which you want to run and for which you can't find an equivalent for the Mac. I have VPC, and use it VERY rarely. When I'm in...
Posted by mduser63, on Jun 3, 2005 at 01:19 AM, in Applications
MACB most likely stands for Mac Binary. I think... 565 Views / 3 Replies  
MACB most likely stands for Mac Binary. I think it's only relevant if the server you're using is also a Mac. I don't use Cute FTP, but most FTP clients have a preference that allows you to change...
Posted by mduser63, on May 30, 2005 at 03:04 AM, in Applications
I believe the "MAC Emulator" they're selling is... 2,023 Views / 18 Replies  
I believe the "MAC Emulator" they're selling is old, as all the screenshots show it running a pre-OS X version of the Mac OS. The "MACinPC" program appears to just be a program which will make...
Posted by mduser63, on May 15, 2005 at 12:52 AM, in Mac OS X
I find OS X to be much better for technical,... 1,144 Views / 12 Replies  
I find OS X to be much better for technical, nerdy stuff, and I think a few days hanging around on Slashdot will indicate that a lot of other nerds agree. The UNIX core is much more nerd-friendly...
Posted by mduser63, on May 11, 2005 at 01:46 AM, in Mac OS X
My own personal experience has shown that 10.3.9... 625 Views / 11 Replies  
My own personal experience has shown that 10.3.9 was a the best version of Panther, and was in fact the only update to Panther with which I really noticed any difference (I started with 10.3.4). ...
Posted by mduser63, on May 11, 2005 at 01:23 AM, in Mac OS X
I was wondering about this a few days ago. I've... 4,500 Views / 12 Replies  
I was wondering about this a few days ago. I've noticed that on a few of the commonly used keys there was a bit of grime building up, and couldn't really think of how best to clean it without...
Posted by mduser63, on Apr 11, 2005 at 12:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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