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Now that I have a darkside box... why do you/the... 6,738 Views / 88 Replies  
Now that I have a darkside box... why do you/the company you work for use Windowblinds for your themes rather than Visual Styles? Just to add those funky launch media player buttons to toolbars? Are...
Posted by Mike S., on Sep 2, 2005 at 10:52 PM, in GUI Customization
On the DMCA example I don't know if it's... 1,576 Views / 44 Replies  
On the DMCA example I don't know if it's applicable to this.

The download is nothing but a compressed archive, like a tar/gzip file. It is not secured in any way other than the fact that Apple...
Posted by Mike S., on Jul 16, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in Applications
Apple has a problem with a lot of things but... 1,114 Views / 26 Replies  
Apple has a problem with a lot of things but that's irrelevant.

I don't know of any software that can void a warranty except, maybe, if you're doing some advanced BSD level stuff like trying to...
Posted by Mike S., on Jul 12, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in GUI Customization
Everybody likes the new and shiny so I was just... 896 Views / 13 Replies  
Everybody likes the new and shiny so I was just curious as to how your development cycles. There's no point in asking about future plans but at least now I know where things stand on the path to new...
Posted by Mike S., on Jul 10, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in GUI Customization
Quick question about the development of... 896 Views / 13 Replies  
Quick question about the development of Shapeshifter, do you work on major versions simultaneously with incremental releases or do you work on getting the kinks out of current versions and then move...
Posted by Mike S., on Jul 10, 2005 at 02:50 AM, in GUI Customization
It's an OS thing, at least in Panther (or it... 896 Views / 13 Replies  
It's an OS thing, at least in Panther (or it could just be the speed of my old hardware running the OS). It demonstrates a "magnetic effect" where the window is pulled slightly behind/after the...
Posted by Mike S., on Jul 9, 2005 at 03:05 PM, in GUI Customization
Not just a mock-up? 1,565 Views / 20 Replies  
I caught a story via Slashdot the other day about Longhorn. PC World did a preview of an early version of the OS and what should show up in their screenshots but the much requested glass elements......
Posted by Mike S., on Jul 7, 2005 at 09:07 PM, in GUI Customization
It's probably Adium (http://www.adiumx.com)... 884 Views / 10 Replies  
It's probably Adium (http://www.adiumx.com) you're seeing.
Posted by Mike S., on Jul 3, 2005 at 09:17 PM, in GUI Customization
I also use Sage with FireFox but I'm a light RSS... 939 Views / 24 Replies  
I also use Sage with FireFox but I'm a light RSS user. I just use the feeds to let me quickly choose what I want to read at my usual sites without having to visit each one and glance. In that...
Posted by Mike S., on Jun 30, 2005 at 07:20 PM, in Applications
The problem with the stylesheet method is that... 1,210 Views / 19 Replies  
The problem with the stylesheet method is that it's too indiscriminate. I was surfing around with the Camino alpha and finding that images that I wanted to see were MIA, I couldn't figure out why....
Posted by Mike S., on Jun 27, 2005 at 06:43 PM, in Applications
OmniWeb allows you to block flash with click to... 1,210 Views / 19 Replies  
OmniWeb allows you to block flash with click to run functionality as well as set-up site specific white lists.
Posted by Mike S., on Jun 25, 2005 at 03:07 PM, in Applications
Whether it's shipped in that form or not; if the... 1,565 Views / 20 Replies  
Whether it's shipped in that form or not; if the capabilities shown in that mock-up (I didn't know it was a mock-up, where was that info discovered?) are representative of what's achievable then the...
Posted by Mike S., on Jun 23, 2005 at 06:21 PM, in GUI Customization
So is that a Quartz or ShapeShifter limitation? I... 1,565 Views / 20 Replies  
So is that a Quartz or ShapeShifter limitation? I don't know what guiki is...

I'd hate to think I'm going to have to use Windows to get the best looking GUI though the next major step from...
Posted by Mike S., on Jun 22, 2005 at 09:44 PM, in GUI Customization
nbn: Maybe you can release the Panther version as... 1,782 Views / 29 Replies  
nbn: Maybe you can release the Panther version as a mod with susumu's permission? The theme looks interesting but a majority of Mac OS X users are still on Panther so that leaves many of us out.
Posted by Mike S., on Jun 18, 2005 at 10:18 PM, in GUI Customization
We're talking about Apple here... flexibility is... 1,327 Views / 23 Replies  
We're talking about Apple here... flexibility is a third party opportunity.

Honestly, if I could only use Apple's software on my Mac I wouldn't be using one. They make some killer back end stuff...
Posted by Mike S., on May 25, 2005 at 06:53 PM, in Applications
Thank you for releasing a Panther version so... 2,367 Views / 37 Replies  
Thank you for releasing a Panther version so quickly, this is a very nice looking theme.

Great work.
Posted by Mike S., on May 22, 2005 at 05:57 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: I've just started using RSS, downloaded... 844 Views / 12 Replies  
I've just started using RSS, downloaded NetNewsWire and think it is a nice app.

I like the concept but then I'm thinking is this something I really want to pay for? I know there's NNWL but it...
Posted by Mike S., on May 14, 2005 at 10:10 PM, in Applications
Isn't IMAP supposed to do things like that? 757 Views / 8 Replies  
Isn't IMAP supposed to do things like that?
Posted by Mike S., on Apr 11, 2005 at 10:05 PM, in Applications
Spotlight is not simply the search interface... 2,128 Views / 38 Replies  
Spotlight is not simply the search interface demoed, it's a new core technology that will eventually be used throughout the OS.

It's essentially a very fast, always on auto indexing system that...
Posted by Mike S., on Apr 10, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in GUI Customization
I've read that one of the ways these new... 666 Views / 8 Replies  
I've read that one of the ways these new pop-unders work is that they exploit the Flash plug-in's ability to call windows which is something browsers don't block.

I've not noticed this issue...
Posted by Mike S., on Mar 26, 2005 at 02:59 PM, in Applications
I detected a bit of sarcasm in that last part... ... 680 Views / 5 Replies  
I detected a bit of sarcasm in that last part...

I considered Emailing them but I figured since they used to frequently post here and this is an issue that concerns all users that they might take...
Posted by Mike S., on Mar 25, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in Applications
OmniDevs: Any OW updates planned? 680 Views / 5 Replies  
I was wondering if the folks at the OmniGroup have got any updates coming soon for OmniWeb to address recent security issues with DNS spoofing using foriegn characters. (I forget the correct...
Posted by Mike S., on Mar 24, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in Applications
As that Emeril guy is fond of saying, BAM!... 900 Views / 13 Replies  
As that Emeril guy is fond of saying, BAM! (http://www.aroussi.com/article/11/firefox-osx-safari-look)

I should not that I've never tried it so I have no first hand experience regarding it's look...
Posted by Mike S., on Mar 6, 2005 at 09:46 PM, in Applications
30th? Do you mean March 30th or did someone... 2,630 Views / 28 Replies  
30th? Do you mean March 30th or did someone forget it's February and mean March 2nd?
Posted by Mike S., on Feb 20, 2005 at 10:12 PM, in GUI Customization
Looks like a nice theme but I'm having an issue... 2,092 Views / 27 Replies  
Looks like a nice theme but I'm having an issue with the icons extra, I wanted to try the applications pack but ShapeShifter won't let me use it since the app pack contains no system icons.

Maybe...
Posted by Mike S., on Feb 13, 2005 at 12:45 PM, in GUI Customization
I don't really know the details of how it works,... 679 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't really know the details of how it works, somebody once told me that when you buy at, say, an Apple Store you pick up .Mac with it and they give you the price of $69.

It seem reasonable...
Posted by Mike S., on Feb 13, 2005 at 12:35 AM, in Applications
There is a box, I have one. The box is just... 679 Views / 6 Replies  
There is a box, I have one.

The box is just marketing, the disc simply contains the software you can download for free as a member (not the extra stuff, the standard items) and the only thing you...
Posted by Mike S., on Feb 12, 2005 at 01:27 PM, in Applications
I get the navigation flash but, as the poster... 2,387 Views / 48 Replies  
I get the navigation flash but, as the poster said, the actual content doesn't appear. It just flashes "loading..." forever.

In Safari, the content appears as soon as the section loads.

Seems...
Posted by Mike S., on Jan 25, 2005 at 10:34 PM, in Applications
It's for Mac OS X, it doesn't require Classic. I... 449 Views / 5 Replies  
It's for Mac OS X, it doesn't require Classic. I just downloaded it and it worked fine.

Maybe this is your problem...

http://homepage.mac.com/mikeslvr/.Pictures/forum/Shockwave_Help.jpg
Posted by Mike S., on Jan 22, 2005 at 11:58 PM, in Applications
Click the link below to get the Shockwave player... 449 Views / 5 Replies  
Click the link below to get the Shockwave player for OS X.

Shockwave Player for OS X (http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/default/english/macosx/10.1.0.11/Shockwave_Installer_Slim.dmg)...
Posted by Mike S., on Jan 22, 2005 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
Try disabling Instant On in System Preferences >... 373 Views / 1 Replies  
Try disabling Instant On in System Preferences > Quicktime
Posted by Mike S., on Jan 15, 2005 at 12:34 AM, in Applications
Maybe Detour (http://www.rogueamoeba.com/detour/)... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
Maybe Detour (http://www.rogueamoeba.com/detour/) will let you do it?
Posted by Mike S., on Jan 8, 2005 at 10:27 PM, in Applications
The main page and one link I clicked both... 2,387 Views / 48 Replies  
The main page and one link I clicked both rendered just fine.

Quit OmniWeb, go to ~/Library/Caches and trash the folder titled com.omigroup.OmniWeb5

Relaunch OmniWeb and see if that cleared...
Posted by Mike S., on Jan 6, 2005 at 09:20 PM, in Applications
I think I tried space and found it didn't work...... 545 Views / 7 Replies  
I think I tried space and found it didn't work... maybe I set it up wrong.

I don't use filters often so I'm not sure of their full capabilities, on the upside using the "not to me" approach...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 31, 2004 at 10:27 AM, in Applications
OmniWeb does not perform on the same level as... 36,145 Views / 520 Replies  
OmniWeb does not perform on the same level as Safari even with the same versions of WebCore.

Safari is a much more lean app with fewer features and WebCore (or any render engine) alone is not the...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 30, 2004 at 11:18 PM, in Applications
I don't get nearly that many, a few a week maybe... 545 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't get nearly that many, a few a week maybe but I also found them annoying.

Sadly, I found no solution to address the issue directly so I set up a rule that basically says that if the Email...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 30, 2004 at 09:23 PM, in Applications
I'm inclined to say no but it's equally unlikely... 36,145 Views / 520 Replies  
I'm inclined to say no but it's equally unlikely that Camino will ever get all the feature of OmniWeb so I use Camino when I want raw speed and OmniWeb when I want the user experience.
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 30, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in Applications
They were also in earlier OS X versions, I... 1,159 Views / 13 Replies  
They were also in earlier OS X versions, I distinctly remember them.
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 30, 2004 at 12:32 AM, in GUI Customization
They were a pair of arrows chasing each other in... 1,159 Views / 13 Replies  
They were a pair of arrows chasing each other in earlier versions of the OS so they likely saw no need to change the name which would probably break any app calling async arrows but then I'm not a...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 29, 2004 at 11:13 PM, in GUI Customization
Looks great but I'll probably wait until it's... 26,483 Views / 401 Replies  
Looks great but I'll probably wait until it's ready before I use it.

The font panel, for example, is unreadable since the text is black on black.

Lots of nice themes to switch between this...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 13, 2004 at 10:59 PM, in GUI Customization
I mean the black text on dark backgrounds in the... 3,010 Views / 61 Replies  
I mean the black text on dark backgrounds in the message list and the mailbox drawers.

I've noticed other little things, like the buttons in some apps, as well but I suspect this is just the...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 13, 2004 at 10:34 PM, in GUI Customization
This is the first black theme I'll probably use... 3,010 Views / 61 Replies  
This is the first black theme I'll probably use for a while.

It's really slick though I'll second that Mail is a bit hard to read with this theme...

I'm also noticing a funky issue with...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 13, 2004 at 12:07 PM, in GUI Customization
A quick google search turned up a few apps (for... 461 Views / 4 Replies  
A quick google search turned up a few apps (for Windows) that will let you recover/crack an Excel password.
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 12, 2004 at 11:01 AM, in Applications
Much like Apple does on OS X... 1,547 Views / 35 Replies  
Much like Apple does on OS X...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 11, 2004 at 10:01 PM, in GUI Customization
What's the driving test like in Sweeden? In... 2,182 Views / 38 Replies  
What's the driving test like in Sweeden?

In the US it's a joke, my "driving test" consisted of low speed cruise around a parking lot and an "emergency stop" from 15 MPH, a three point turn and...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 10, 2004 at 12:15 PM, in GUI Customization
I'm not quite sure what you mean by invisible.... 537 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not quite sure what you mean by invisible. iChat, like Adium, is an application and the only visible elements when not chatting is the buddy list, which can be closed, and it's Dock icon (plus...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 9, 2004 at 03:12 PM, in Applications
I downloaded 8.0 earlier (about an hour ago),... 863 Views / 8 Replies  
I downloaded 8.0 earlier (about an hour ago), just went back to the download tab and still got 8.0 not 8.1... is there a trick to making it refresh?
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 5, 2004 at 01:46 AM, in GUI Customization
I took a look at your linked files and opened... 1,131 Views / 11 Replies  
I took a look at your linked files and opened them in Safari and TextEdit.

Right off the bat I noticed that TextEdit defaulted to a 200% zoom upon opening, which explained the easier to read font...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 2, 2004 at 10:50 PM, in Applications
In drive icon previews the black one is Aquero... 2,615 Views / 37 Replies  
In drive icon previews the black one is Aquero aero and the blue is Aquero aqua and yet in the teaser image the aero variant is on the aqua desktop and the aqua variant is on the aero desktop.

...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 2, 2004 at 03:57 PM, in GUI Customization
I don't see any obvious way to to it but with one... 1,131 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't see any obvious way to to it but with one RTF file I checked from Google both Safari and TextEdit seemed to display it the same way.

You could just open a context menu on the link to the...
Posted by Mike S., on Dec 2, 2004 at 03:50 PM, in Applications
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