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The demo isn't universal binary, is it? 692 Views / 5 Replies  
The demo isn't universal binary, is it?
Posted by ksloan2, on Jun 6, 2006 at 11:14 AM, in Gaming
Were there any OS X games at E3? 536 Views / 4 Replies  
See topic.
Posted by ksloan2, on May 21, 2006 at 02:54 PM, in Gaming
Oh... so... ehm... what's this thread doing in... 926 Views / 8 Replies  
Oh... so... ehm... what's this thread doing in this forum then?
Posted by ksloan2, on May 20, 2006 at 03:42 PM, in Gaming
A friend of mine suggested that I tried the 7-day... 926 Views / 8 Replies  
A friend of mine suggested that I tried the 7-day free trial, but I see nowhere that it is availible on OS X. When I sign up for the trial, all I get is a PC download, where is the OS X download?
Posted by ksloan2, on May 20, 2006 at 08:42 AM, in Gaming
Did I miss the instruction that you needed... 1,275 Views / 5 Replies  
Did I miss the instruction that you needed version 1.0.1 of the MBP firmware for this? Why would you need it, btw? Seems weird. Also, I installed the 1.0.1 firmware update AFTER the SMC update, which...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 19, 2006 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It does not fix the heat issue completely, but it... 1,803 Views / 28 Replies  
It does not fix the heat issue completely, but it is a step in the right direction. I can actually keep my finger on the metal above the F keys now, but it's still damn hot (but not burning hot).
Posted by ksloan2, on May 18, 2006 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just downloaded the newly released 0.6 version... 1,275 Views / 5 Replies  
I just downloaded the newly released 0.6 version of CoreDuoTemp. It never asked for my password and showed a steady 20C, which is utterly impossible.

I've also downloaded the original Speedit app,...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 18, 2006 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
CoreDuoTemp not working 1,275 Views / 5 Replies  
I tried the application from:

http://macbricol.free.fr/coreduotemp/

However, the CPU temp constantly jumps betwee 28C and 34C. Always 28C and 34C. Never shows anything else, despite time or CPU...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 17, 2006 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Before I had a Mac I thought this was a really... 541 Views / 8 Replies  
Before I had a Mac I thought this was a really cool feature, and now that I have one, I still think it's a cool feature, but just a tad bit too bright. It's easy enough to cover it, though.
Posted by ksloan2, on May 13, 2006 at 07:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: That's a classic game only, right? So I'm outta... 192,904 Views / 554 Replies  
That's a classic game only, right? So I'm outta luck on my Macbook Pro...



And I think that OneButton FTP (http://www.onebutton.org/) is much nicer than Cyberduck. :)

Oh, and I'd also like...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 9, 2006 at 01:32 PM, in Applications
Oh, I see. And it uninstalls and remove it when I... 3,049 Views / 32 Replies  
Oh, I see. And it uninstalls and remove it when I quit the application?

EDIT: Just tried that application. It said 25C. AHAHAHA! My Macbook is twice that on the outside even! Which means, since...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 9, 2006 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A harddrive activity LED that doesn't consume CPU time? 323 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there such an application? One that doesn't need to poll X amounts per second and stress the CPU?

Oh, and perhaps it's best at the same time to ask if a freeware alternative exists...

(Tried...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 9, 2006 at 10:59 AM, in Applications
It says on the application that it uses the... 3,049 Views / 32 Replies  
It says on the application that it uses the framework from those who did the .kext, though.

However, I launched the app and didn't get a reading... then, after awhile, the app asked me for my...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 9, 2006 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What about manually created LOD models? 1,226 Views / 28 Replies  
What about manually created LOD models?
Posted by ksloan2, on May 6, 2006 at 04:22 AM, in Mac OS X
I usually restrict myself to two symbols per... 1,226 Views / 28 Replies  
I usually restrict myself to two symbols per icon, but sometimes I have to use three but that is my absolute maximum. Ehm, the icons are muddy because it's not only a poorly compress jpg file, but I...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 5, 2006 at 05:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the tip! I'll read up on Applescript. 1,280 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the tip! I'll read up on Applescript.
Posted by ksloan2, on May 5, 2006 at 11:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Ok, I can't find the link now, but one of these... 3,049 Views / 32 Replies  
Ok, I can't find the link now, but one of these home-fixers specifically said that he saw temp sensors (or some wiring from it) by the fans only, nowhere else. So that means that the heat pipes ARE...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 4, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the tip, but it seems that it's... 1,280 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the tip, but it seems that it's something else on Swedish keyboards.



Not what I'm asking for.
Posted by ksloan2, on May 4, 2006 at 06:54 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't buy that heat gets trapped INSIDE the... 3,049 Views / 32 Replies  
I don't buy that heat gets trapped INSIDE the case. If that would happen, then the heat wouldn't reach the fans and they wouldn't turn on.

Since they now turn on more often, according to the...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 3, 2006 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Send window to background? (Z-order) 1,280 Views / 8 Replies  
I very much like a tip/application which somehow allows me to send windows to the background.

That is, not minimizing or anything, the window should remain in place, it's just that all other...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 3, 2006 at 12:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Well said. Apple will sort the case-sensitivity... 1,489 Views / 27 Replies  
Well said. Apple will sort the case-sensitivity issues out, I'm not interesting in debating that. All that matters is speed and added functionality.
Posted by ksloan2, on May 3, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm still not convinced that it's impossible to... 1,226 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm still not convinced that it's impossible to render clear 32x32 and below fully 3D icons. I mean, I create vector icons for 16x16 with no problem, though granted, I build them at that size as...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 3, 2006 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Except that the report is that the fans go on... 3,049 Views / 32 Replies  
Except that the report is that the fans go on more often with proper thermal paste applied, so what seems to be happening is that the heat is actually being lead through the heat pipes, onto the fans...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 3, 2006 at 06:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not sure I want to download and install the... 564 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not sure I want to download and install the SDL framework again, it didn't seem to work the last time. Also, advancemame isn't an xcode project (and the package link says "project builder +...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 2, 2006 at 02:58 PM, in Developer Center
Weird. I wonder if it is a Rosetta problem? ... 545 Views / 2 Replies  
Weird. I wonder if it is a Rosetta problem?

Thanks, but it seems that the fault was with the Windows XP preview of WMF files rather than what Xara X exported, as the client was happy with the...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 2, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
That's also an excellent point. I wonder what... 3,049 Views / 32 Replies  
That's also an excellent point. I wonder what would happen if I manage to get my Macbook Pro sent to be serviced because of the heat, and include some printouts from Artic Silver's website on how to...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 2, 2006 at 03:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That is really weird. First of all, as I said,... 886 Views / 15 Replies  
That is really weird. First of all, as I said, it's just one big Photoshop gradient. That cut off band shouldn't be there. Second, when I bought the ViewSonic, the 16-bit color feature, the fact that...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 2, 2006 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What hardware are those of you who see the blue... 886 Views / 15 Replies  
What hardware are those of you who see the blue band on? Or rather, what display are you using to see the picture?

The band really shouldn't be there, as it is a straight Photoshop gratient. You...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 1, 2006 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Problem converting AI to WMF (attached) 545 Views / 2 Replies  
I need to export the following file to WMF, but it turns all black for me:

test.ai (http://www.eobet.com/temp/test.ai)

The file was generated in Xara X, because I thought the export function in...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 1, 2006 at 06:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How to compile apps which need SDL on a Macbook Pro? 564 Views / 3 Replies  
On windows, I just download a few libs and .h files in a package and include them in the project and I'm off.

Here on my Macbook, I'm apparently in some sort of UNIX world with ./configure...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 1, 2006 at 03:03 PM, in Developer Center
That's really impressive if it is true, but I... 3,049 Views / 32 Replies  
That's really impressive if it is true, but I don't think I dare to break open my Macbook Pro case (even though I've built my own PCs since the early 90s and am actually manical about applying...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 1, 2006 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, so I guess this thread is as good as any to... 886 Views / 15 Replies  
Ok, so I guess this thread is as good as any to post in. I would like some feedback on the following picture:

http://www.eobet.com/temp/deskmactop-outrun.png

Does everyone see a sort of line in...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 1, 2006 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good post, except that it doesn't apply to 3D... 1,226 Views / 28 Replies  
Good post, except that it doesn't apply to 3D icons. For the last, I don't know 10 years, there have been an optimization technique in the 3D world which is essentially what using a different image...
Posted by ksloan2, on May 1, 2006 at 04:10 AM, in Mac OS X
When will we have 3D icons on our desktop? 1,226 Views / 28 Replies  
This just hit me today, and I was scrambling for a forum to post it on to get some feedback... and I guess since I'm an OS X user now, I'll post it here!

So, I was thinking, we have gone from...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 30, 2006 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Aha, I see. Thank you for the clarification. 289 Views / 2 Replies  
Aha, I see. Thank you for the clarification.
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 29, 2006 at 07:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Why does video performance drop to horrid levels when a window overlaps it? 289 Views / 2 Replies  
I suspect it has to do with the drop shadows of the windows, but shouldn't OS X have optimizations to prevent this?

It is especially visible in browsers when you watch videos from different sites....
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 29, 2006 at 05:51 AM, in Mac OS X
I haven't heard of disk sweeper, but I'm going to... 944 Views / 14 Replies  
I haven't heard of disk sweeper, but I'm going to check it out now.

However, this application was extrememly good in locating bloat:

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/20598

A quick glance...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 28, 2006 at 07:06 AM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: I'm also curious if AppZapper can completely... 29,536 Views / 40 Replies  
I'm also curious if AppZapper can completely clean out an application. Take Synergy, for example, which has a 7-day trial and according to the activity monitor, has dozens of framework files open,...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 28, 2006 at 06:59 AM, in Applications
Still no universal binary demo? 3,425 Views / 38 Replies  
Still no universal binary demo?
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 28, 2006 at 06:39 AM, in Gaming
Ah, very well. Since I've never used Obj-C I'm... 869 Views / 15 Replies  
Ah, very well. Since I've never used Obj-C I'm not familiar with the dealloc method. I suspect it's something like a destructor in C++, then. Anyway, I wonder why the original author missed adding...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 28, 2006 at 06:38 AM, in Developer Center
Wow, I had no idea that technology like this even... 2,849 Views / 41 Replies  
Wow, I had no idea that technology like this even existed. Very interestin information!

I will be buying a 1gb Crucial or Corsair memory next month so I'll have 1.5gb in my 1.83 MBP.

My main...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 28, 2006 at 06:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for that final tip! The project now builds... 869 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for that final tip! The project now builds without errors, except for the two warnings on the pointer/integer (NULL anyway) arguments which in the comments are explained as some "kiosk...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 27, 2006 at 04:57 AM, in Developer Center
Weird, I replaced all references to Foundation.h... 869 Views / 15 Replies  
Weird, I replaced all references to Foundation.h with Cocoa.h as well, and it worked. I must Google as to why that is. I also added the [super dealloc] calls as suggested, and it compiled and seemed...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 26, 2006 at 03:54 PM, in Developer Center
Someone mentioned this on irc a few days back as... 7,036 Views / 121 Replies  
Someone mentioned this on irc a few days back as well, but couldn't find the links. Could you dig up the link to the post(s) in question which you refer to? I'm interested to see if there is any more...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 26, 2006 at 04:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks so much for the help! It compiled now, and... 869 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks so much for the help! It compiled now, and with warnings, as you said, but it worked!

And the application is snappy too, really nice and exactly what I wanted.

The only thing is I don't...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 25, 2006 at 12:30 PM, in Developer Center
I don't understand the problem. OS X let me remap... 904 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't understand the problem. OS X let me remap the Exposé key to the right Apple key in the system preferences. Since it's right next to the spacebar, and quite large, I have no problems reaching...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 25, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As a recent switcher of three weeks, I can... 7,036 Views / 121 Replies  
As a recent switcher of three weeks, I can confirm that the Windows XP ui is in fact much "snappier" and faster. But the reason OS X isn't, is by design. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that Apple...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 25, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Embarrasing, but I know too little about Xcode to... 869 Views / 15 Replies  
Embarrasing, but I know too little about Xcode to understand what you meant (I looked at the targets and they only seem to describe a normal build process, with no indication of where I can change...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 24, 2006 at 05:37 AM, in Developer Center
Compiling Magic Lantern source fails because of "jam"? 869 Views / 15 Replies  
I found a very nice image viewer, which unfortunately wasn't a universal binary. However, the source was availible as an xcode project, so I downloaded that.

Sadly, it doesn't build and fails...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 21, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Developer Center
There is a news site out there which has an... 3,351 Views / 51 Replies  
There is a news site out there which has an article about how DDR2 memories in general can get as hot as 85C (nearly the temperature to boil water, and the article claimed it could melt certain...
Posted by ksloan2, on Apr 19, 2006 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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