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I know this is an older thread, so sorry for... 1,589 Views / 22 Replies  
I know this is an older thread, so sorry for seemingly resurrecting it from the dead. I was doing some googling about this very problem and it really seems under reported and has been neglected by...
Posted by dviant, on Jan 27, 2006 at 07:04 PM, in Mac OS X
No problems doing that here either. This is also... 22,517 Views / 216 Replies  
No problems doing that here either. This is also with iTunes running, various graphics, apps, safari and software update downloading. 10.3.2 on a Quicksilver dual 800.

EDIT: OK now I see what the...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 15, 2004 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
FS: OS X collection + iLife 04 280 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey thought I'd post this here before I put it on ebay, see if anyone wanted it. Recently got a new Powerbook with both 10.3 and iLife 04, so I didn't really need my retail copies. Figured I needed...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 4, 2004 at 12:39 PM, in Marketplace
I would tell him to piss off, its not what you... 274 Views / 3 Replies  
I would tell him to piss off, its not what you thought it was. From what posts I've seen on various flashed PC Radeons people have been getting flicker issues.
Posted by dviant, on Oct 25, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have no problems with waking from sleep on my... 411 Views / 13 Replies  
I have no problems with waking from sleep on my Ti G4 550 with 10.1.5.
Posted by dviant, on Aug 1, 2002 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd sure like to see one... *bump* 208 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd sure like to see one...

*bump*
Posted by dviant, on Jul 9, 2001 at 02:22 AM, in Mac OS X
It seems to work again now. I recieved an e-mail... 222 Views / 11 Replies  
It seems to work again now. I recieved an e-mail just a short while ago. Hopefully all the other stuff I was supposed to get today will show up tomorrow. Thanks for info Thunderbird.

:rolleyes:
Posted by dviant, on Jun 15, 2001 at 12:07 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've been having the same problem since this... 222 Views / 11 Replies  
I've been having the same problem since this morning. Most of the time I get the password message. Sometimes it would check mail ok (seemingly). But it would come up with no new messages, even though...
Posted by dviant, on Jun 14, 2001 at 09:02 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've noticed the problem of apps not showing up... 231 Views / 6 Replies  
I've noticed the problem of apps not showing up in the dock when launched. Typically this happens after i've had problems with an app (Fire is a good example) and had to force-quit it, or if the...
Posted by dviant, on May 25, 2001 at 12:05 AM, in Mac OS X
It's been a while since I played UT (too much... 821 Views / 6 Replies  
It's been a while since I played UT (too much Q3TA) but here's what my fuzzy memory seems to come up with (someone please correct me if I'm wrong)

1) I think the Impact Hammer has varying degrees...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 30, 2001 at 03:27 PM, in Gaming
You just couldn't resist could ya... ... 649 Views / 78 Replies  
You just couldn't resist could ya... http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif
Posted by dviant, on Apr 26, 2001 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
True, they would have had to modify the PB G4... 649 Views / 78 Replies  
True, they would have had to modify the PB G4 motherboard much more to include the GF2Go, but how hard would have been to at least up the M3 to 16mb? Or maybe include an M4? Front what I understand...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 26, 2001 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The only major differences are altivec, 128... 649 Views / 78 Replies  
The only major differences are altivec, 128 horizontal pixels and a snazzy case. Everything else (aside from losing a few things, which doesn't really bother me) is pretty much the same as a Pismo.
...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 26, 2001 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think people are missing the point with us... 649 Views / 78 Replies  
I think people are missing the point with us wishing the TiBook had a better graphics chip. Sure, people are unlikely to buy a portable for gaming purposes *only* when desktops do a better job for...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 26, 2001 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And why do you think that is exactly? ... 649 Views / 78 Replies  
And why do you think that is exactly?

*cough* 8mb ATI Rage 128 Mobility sucks *cough cough*

You create your market. A better graphics chip would perhaps increase the market for the PB G4. Yeah...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 25, 2001 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's a good part of my reason for not buying... 649 Views / 78 Replies  
That's a good part of my reason for not buying one.

There's just not enough incentive coming from a Pismo. Comparing low-end discount Pismo to low-end PB G4, I'd would have paid about $700 more...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 24, 2001 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Both the GeForce2Go and various ATI offerings... 305 Views / 33 Replies  
Both the GeForce2Go and various ATI offerings have power saving features built in. Read somewhere the GF2Go sucks less power than the ATI Rage Pro Mobility 128 in normal usage. But it requires more...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 24, 2001 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
He's already tried tweaking extensions it sounds.... 360 Views / 4 Replies  
He's already tried tweaking extensions it sounds.

Not sure what Setup Assistant you're talking about? What are you talking about exactly? Not sure of any in OS 9 and earlier that black your...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 21, 2001 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
cbsteven- How is that possible... from what... 174 Views / 8 Replies  
cbsteven-

How is that possible... from what I understand the CPU is not on a daughter card. What are they going to do attach it to a RAM slot? heh, I guess stranger things have happed... like L2...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 20, 2001 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try resetting your NVRAM and trashing your... 360 Views / 4 Replies  
Try resetting your NVRAM and trashing your display preferences.

1) *shut down* computer (not restart)
2) power on holding command + option + P + R
3) wait for 2 restarts
4) release and then...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 20, 2001 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Battery Reset 2.0 app is not needed (and will... 218 Views / 4 Replies  
The Battery Reset 2.0 app is not needed (and will not work) on iBook and Pismo computers running OS 9. Although unclear it seems OS 9 does this automatically... (?)
...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 20, 2001 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
They just kind-of snap on and off... but be... 245 Views / 3 Replies  
They just kind-of snap on and off... but be careful, you can break them. I didn't have much problem with mine though, everything is still intact. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

I...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 20, 2001 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I did the same thing a few months back. It took... 245 Views / 3 Replies  
I did the same thing a few months back. It took me a while to track down a single cmd key. These were the only guys who had one for me. It was used though so I don't know if they'll have one now.......
Posted by dviant, on Apr 19, 2001 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Browse through the Airport and Networking forums.... 348 Views / 4 Replies  
Browse through the Airport and Networking forums. Plenty of recommendations...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 18, 2001 at 06:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Getting off topic now... but... ------------- ... 209 Views / 9 Replies  
Getting off topic now... but...
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tonton-

Yes in it's current state, faster hardware (CPU) does display faster. However I don't think it's because the intent was for it to only run...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 18, 2001 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah doing the installer optimization helps and... 209 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah doing the installer optimization helps and all, but it's still nowhere near the GUI speed of OS 9, WinME, Win2000. At least not on my Pismo 400.

Just didn't want to suggest to a new user...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 18, 2001 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You should just go into a CompUSA or MicroCenter... 187 Views / 1 Replies  
You should just go into a CompUSA or MicroCenter and pick up the UT Game of Year mac version. It's only $19.99...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 17, 2001 at 01:00 PM, in Marketplace
(couldn't connect to site earlier) Never... 222 Views / 7 Replies  
(couldn't connect to site earlier)

Never known anyone who's used one, but I wonder what the throughput in on the CardBus? I'd think it would have to be some kind of performance bottleneck if...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 17, 2001 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The previous PowerBook (known as PowerBook... 209 Views / 9 Replies  
The previous PowerBook (known as PowerBook Firewire or Pismo) has better potential for upgrading than the Titanium PowerBook. None currently exist for it however, but since it's a daughterboard-based...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 17, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Depends on what you want to do with it. For... 171 Views / 6 Replies  
Depends on what you want to do with it. For general mail, surfing, word-processing, occasional game, 196mb will work fine for both OS 9 and OS X. If you plan on doing graphics work or use other...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 15, 2001 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not exactly the same, but I did see a Ti at... 298 Views / 2 Replies  
Not exactly the same, but I did see a Ti at CompUSA soon after they came out that had a noticable vertical white line about an inch out from the right edge going top to bottom. Soon after I saw that...
Posted by dviant, on Apr 4, 2001 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you made a good choice. I recently sold... 383 Views / 27 Replies  
I think you made a good choice. I recently sold my G4/400 to get a 400mhz Pismo and am very pleased. I ended up getting good deal a floor model from my local Microcenter about a week before the Ti...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 26, 2001 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It annoys me to no end that Quark is still the... 259 Views / 7 Replies  
It annoys me to no end that Quark is still the de-facto print design tool. It has decent typography and layout tools, but overall has barely changed since 3.x. I haven't been able to use InDesign but...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 24, 2001 at 11:36 PM, in Applications
Or in some cases Fed Ex Saturday is actually UPS... 531 Views / 73 Replies  
Or in some cases Fed Ex Saturday is actually UPS 2nd Day Air....

I'm ticked. While my Order Status page listed Fed Ex Saturday like everyone else, my shipping confirmation (notified by Apple 3-22...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 23, 2001 at 07:01 PM, in Mac OS X
I was referring more to all the posts where... 615 Views / 95 Replies  
I was referring more to all the posts where people were treating 4k78 they got from hotline as "final". Most of the bad stuff I've seen has been from 4k78 or "final" versions from hotline/carracho....
Posted by dviant, on Mar 22, 2001 at 04:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok I guess it's time to contribute the... 615 Views / 95 Replies  
Ok I guess it's time to contribute the stupid-thread-of-the-week....

The guy starting this thread really is a moron. I don't care if he's got an Apple Lisa up his bŁtt, if he hasn't used/seen OS X...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 22, 2001 at 01:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I just checked my order status and I've been... 406 Views / 37 Replies  
I just checked my order status and I've been upgraded to Fed Ex Saturday as well! Very cool.

For those that don't know how to check status online (I didn't for awhie)...
...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 18, 2001 at 01:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Perhaps that's a case where the iBook's fancy IBM... 314 Views / 16 Replies  
Perhaps that's a case where the iBook's fancy IBM 750cx processor shows why it's good. Those processors have 256k of *on-die* cache running at processor speed. The Pismo has a 1mb of backside cache,...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 1, 2001 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine runs fine on 9.1 with plenty of 3rd party... 245 Views / 7 Replies  
Mine runs fine on 9.1 with plenty of 3rd party ext (ATM, Keyspan remote, Norton, Intellimouse, Toast , Dave etc.). Of course I installed 9.1 over the clean install that came with it (got it about a...
Posted by dviant, on Mar 1, 2001 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wired4DVD PCI card kit 159 Views / 0 Replies  
Bought this a while back and barely used it. I've since sold my G4 for a PowerBook and no longer have anything to put it in.

It's a great hardware DVD solution and is a step up from the Apple...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 16, 2001 at 01:28 PM, in Marketplace
Muttfree (and others), I wouldn't give up... 514 Views / 30 Replies  
Muttfree (and others),

I wouldn't give up on putting an extra drive in Rev 1 quite yet. My friend put an extra Western Digital caviar drive in his Rev 1 BW and it worked fine. We did a whole...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 13, 2001 at 11:34 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Glad to hear of converts! Unless your friend will... 289 Views / 27 Replies  
Glad to hear of converts! Unless your friend will be doing lots of cpu intensive activities (photoshop, video etc) I doubt the $500 for the extra 100mhz would be worth it. Unless he's just got money...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 13, 2001 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well if you're willing to go through the hassle... 159 Views / 8 Replies  
Well if you're willing to go through the hassle I'd try to sell your 9600 in a stock configuration and sell off all the extra items seperately. You'll end up getting more for it.
Posted by dviant, on Feb 7, 2001 at 11:17 PM, in Marketplace
Thats gotta be the best "hack a computer into a... 272 Views / 10 Replies  
Thats gotta be the best "hack a computer into a car" scenerio I've seen yet.

Nice job man!

The only other thing I could think of that would be useful would be something along the lines of VNC...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 7, 2001 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
WTB: 20GB drive for PowerBook G3 (firewire) 140 Views / 0 Replies  
Upgrade to one of the 32gb IBM drives recently? I'll take your 20gb off your hands if you can beat the going price of 20gb IBM Travelstars at $169 (at buy.com, z-buy etc).
Posted by dviant, on Feb 6, 2001 at 04:11 PM, in Marketplace
Yeah it's seated properly... it's still got the... 284 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah it's seated properly... it's still got the screw attached to the chassis. One thing I didn't try was testing without the new ram I installed. Need to get back over there this week to see if...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 6, 2001 at 11:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Help! 15" Studio Display won't start... unless 284 Views / 2 Replies  
(I cross-posted this in Mac Fix it, Xlr8yourmac, and Apple Discussion so sorry if this is repeat... I'm just desperate...)

System Info: G4 350 AGP : Mac OS 9.0.4 : 320 MB ram, Adaptec SCSI card,...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 5, 2001 at 12:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
heh... fast typing at work... ... 275 Views / 6 Replies  
heh... fast typing at work... http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif

That's a great site for all things networked.
Posted by dviant, on Feb 1, 2001 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
> huge difference to all the new progs coming... 268 Views / 30 Replies  
> huge difference to all the new progs coming out - eg Graeme
>Devine's post about how huge a difference Altivec is making to
>Quake 3.

No amount of altivec is going to make Q3 run better on 8mb...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 1, 2001 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
jack, extended desktop is just spans your desktop... 257 Views / 13 Replies  
jack, extended desktop is just spans your desktop across two monitors, so I'm not sure where you're going with the extra keyboard and mouse question...
Posted by dviant, on Feb 1, 2001 at 08:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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