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Justifications for the iPod shuffle 832 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi everyone,

After reading the complaints against the iPod shuffle, I thought I'd post my views about it and why the iPod shuffle is a justified product... for a particular target market.

You...
Posted by yuhui, on Jan 16, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Firewire chipsets - Genesys vs Oxford 370 Views / 1 Replies  
I need some info about IDE-to-Firewire chipsets. I know that the Oxford 911 chipset provides transfer speeds of 400Mbps. But I found some Firewire enclosures that use a Genesys chipset. Does this...
Posted by yuhui, on Aug 25, 2002 at 04:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where to buy Travelstar 60GB? 286 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know a good deal for the Travelstar 60GH 60GB hard drive? The Dell deal is over and the only places I've found are TransIntl ($419) and Googlegear ($403). Anyone know a cheaper place?
...
Posted by yuhui, on Apr 5, 2002 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Would anyone buy a 5GB PDA? 367 Views / 1 Replies  
This thought just came to me one day, so please excuse me if it's rough around the edges.

Following the debut of the iPod, I *knew* that there was absolutely no way I was going to buy it for $400...
Posted by yuhui, on Dec 5, 2001 at 01:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When was this announced? Why didn't MacNN report... 465 Views / 22 Replies  
When was this announced? Why didn't MacNN report on it? What're it's specs? Will it fit in the TiBook?

...
Can I ask any more questions? ;)
Posted by yuhui, on Nov 10, 2001 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's a price-comparison page: ... 476 Views / 15 Replies  
Here's a price-comparison page:
http://mac.price.com/drill.htm?epg=3414&maxperpage=25

Hmm, I may have mistyped my original post. Pricemac.com shows a 30GB drive for $200+.
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 30, 2001 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for all of the replies. So I guess my... 476 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for all of the replies.

So I guess my best bet is to get IBM's new 48GB Travelstar. Has anyone used it? Or does anyone have any insider news about when its price is gonna drop from $550?
...
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 30, 2001 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's another option: Option 3: Iomega's... 476 Views / 15 Replies  
Here's another option:

Option 3: Iomega's Peerless drive. For $400, I get a base station and a 20GB disk, with more disks costing $160 (10GB) and $200 (20GB). Any thoughts about Peerless?

Yuhui
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 29, 2001 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hell, I've *cracked* my TiBook! I packed it... 495 Views / 27 Replies  
Hell, I've *cracked* my TiBook!

I packed it in a suitcase for a plane trip. It was meant to be carry-on luggage, but the plane was full and I was forced to check my suitcase in. I thought the...
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 29, 2001 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgrade internal HD or get Firewire? 476 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi

I have a TiBook with 10GB of internal hard disk space. I want to upgrade this 'cos I do some video work and could use the space. After searching the web for prices, I'm not sure what to do:
...
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 29, 2001 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just to let everyone know, I downloaded OS... 699 Views / 12 Replies  
Just to let everyone know,

I downloaded OS 7.5.5, installed it on all computers, and everything works great!

Thanks for all the suggestions!
Posted by yuhui, on May 10, 2001 at 11:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
m505 vs Prism 438 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi

I want to get a color PDA but can't decide between the 2 new ones: Palm m505 and Handspring Prism. I'm not considering older color PDAs, e.g. Palm IIIc.

Basically, I'm concerned about...
Posted by yuhui, on May 10, 2001 at 12:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When will IBM's 48GB hard drive come out? 412 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi

Does anyone have any inside news on when the *much* anticipated IBM Travelstar 48GB hard drive will be sold? According to their press release, it's in the 2nd quarter of 2001, isn't that *now*?...
Posted by yuhui, on May 7, 2001 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for all of the wonderful replies! I... 699 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for all of the wonderful replies!

I checked Apple's Download site and found links to 7.5.5 *updates*, not a full installer. The 7.5.5 (and 7.5.3) update(s) require at 7.0, 7.1 and (I think)...
Posted by yuhui, on Apr 23, 2001 at 04:06 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
WANTED: OS 7.6/7.6.1 on floppies 285 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi

Does anyone have a copy of OS 7.6 or 7.6.1 *on floppies* for sale? I have a few old computers without a CD-ROM drive, and I don't intend to get a CD-ROM drive for any of them.

If you don't...
Posted by yuhui, on Apr 22, 2001 at 12:27 AM, in Marketplace
Highest OS for old Macs? 699 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi

I recently acquired 3 old Macs: a IIci, an LC II and an LC III. These have various versions of MacOS on them, but I'm hoping to standardize it across the board.

These machines come with 3...
Posted by yuhui, on Apr 21, 2001 at 12:44 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Managed to crash OS X - with Unix dump 274 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi

I just obtained Mac OS X today (Sat 3/24). I installed it and ran Mail. In its Rules preference, I double-clicked in the empty portion of the list box. Mac OS X promptly crashed and dumped some...
Posted by yuhui, on Mar 24, 2001 at 10:48 PM, in macOS
HP Deskwriter 694C - connect serial to USB 309 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi

For 2 years, I've used the HP Deskwriter 694C with my Wallstreet PowerBook G3. However, I've just ordered the new Ti PowerBook G4, which doesn't come with the legacy serial ports. How do I...
Posted by yuhui, on Jan 18, 2001 at 06:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi Firstly, I assume that you're referring... 1,067 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi

Firstly, I assume that you're referring to a *camcorder*, as opposed to a digital camera. They're clearly different, although most digital camcorders can function as digital cameras too.

In...
Posted by yuhui, on Dec 20, 2000 at 03:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Product announcements at MWSF - what can we expect? 381 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi

I've been following the rumors and news about new product offerings for MWSF and just thought I'd include my $0.02 worth.

Firstly, keep in mind that Steve Jobs has 1-1/2 hours to speak,...
Posted by yuhui, on Dec 14, 2000 at 12:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Speed of Cube's DVD player 401 Views / 2 Replies  
I was just wondering: how fast is the Cube's DVD player? Considering that it's positioned vertically, as opposed to the conventional horizontal position, that means the CD/DVD can't spin as fast as...
Posted by yuhui, on Nov 28, 2000 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
This only happened to me after I used OS X's... 330 Views / 8 Replies  
This only happened to me after I used OS X's battery monitor app.
Posted by yuhui, on Nov 28, 2000 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I used Netscape briefly until I realized that it... 265 Views / 2 Replies  
I used Netscape briefly until I realized that it took a super-long time to open a new window on my Wallstreet PB. But back to your problems. I'll attempt to answer those that I'm familiar with.
...
Posted by yuhui, on Nov 28, 2000 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
Media Cleaner Pro blurs video 445 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi

I have a movie that was exported from iMovie 1.0 into Quicktime. The movie is fine, except that it is about 40MB big. I have Media Cleaner Pro 4.0.2 and tried compressing it. It produced a...
Posted by yuhui, on Oct 15, 2000 at 02:13 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi Just to add my $0.02 after buying 2 -... 1,353 Views / 53 Replies  
Hi

Just to add my $0.02 after buying 2 - yes, 2 - digital camcorders.

My first camcorder was a JVC GR-DV10. This was an awesome camcorder, LCD screen, image stabilization, optical zoom, up to...
Posted by yuhui, on Oct 12, 2000 at 12:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi, Actually, I don't have a problem with... 414 Views / 28 Replies  
Hi,

Actually, I don't have a problem with the Trash residing on the Dock, as long as it is permanently at one end of the Dock.

Like rtthomas said, I've found it a pain to drag items to the...
Posted by yuhui, on Oct 10, 2000 at 12:51 PM, in macOS
OS X on Wallstreet PBG3 - 64MB RAM, 850MB HDD 276 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all

Just wanted to write a note saying that I've successfully installed OS X on my Wallstreet PB G3. This is a 233MHz PPC G3 with 64MB RAM. My hard disk is partitioned into 3 drives: Macintosh...
Posted by yuhui, on Oct 1, 2000 at 01:27 AM, in macOS
Why should Classic only support OS9? 394 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi

From what I understand about the Classic environment, when a Classic app is launched, OS X first boots up a Classic environment, then starts the app.

This intuitively means that OS X either...
Posted by yuhui, on Sep 18, 2000 at 08:21 PM, in macOS
Netscape 6 Themes contest! iBook prize! 375 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi

I just found out that Netscape has a themes contest: http://home.netscape.com/themes/

1st prize: Philips plasma TV
2nd prize: Sony digital camcorder
3rd prize: --> Apple iBook SE <--
10...
Posted by yuhui, on Aug 9, 2000 at 11:30 AM, in Applications
To everyone who says Netscape 6 sucks... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi

I've been reading the raves and rants of Netscape 6 (and Mozilla's various milestones) and have come to the conclusion that:
1. raves are based on people who appreciate programming and...
Posted by yuhui, on Aug 9, 2000 at 01:32 AM, in Applications
Hi, I've updated this webpage. I made the... 313 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I've updated this webpage. I made the following changes so that it's easier to look at:

- moved the standard features common within a product line to the side
- added some graphics so...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 26, 2000 at 01:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
"PowerBook G3 Cube" - let's play the game! 395 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi,

This is not a real product, it's not even a rumored products (as far as I know, anyway), but it's just something fun to see what can be done to create a portable complement to the Cube.
...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 21, 2000 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerMac Cube and dust 376 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi

This thought just crossed my mind: the Cube relies on air vents at the top for heat dissipation. The problem is, the vents are rather *large*, just look at the pics of the Cube.

This would...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 21, 2000 at 12:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
lordshaq, Now that u mention it, that makes... 480 Views / 16 Replies  
lordshaq,

Now that u mention it, that makes sense, I use image connection quite often.

Thanks!
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 21, 2000 at 12:33 AM, in Applications
Reply to jtvoorhies: Of course a home user... 504 Views / 6 Replies  
Reply to jtvoorhies:

Of course a home user might not need to have more than 1 Cube, but businesses might, especially for small companies that don't have space for a large G4. These things can be...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 20, 2000 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Is the Cube stackable? 504 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi

Prior to the Cube's launch, there was talk that it was designed to be stackable. But after looking at the design and noticing that it relies on its air-vent for all its cooling, and that the...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 19, 2000 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Quick glance at Apple's computer offerings 313 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi

I got sick of sifting through Apple's webpages to find the info I need on their different computers, so I compiled the info into 1 nice webpage. You can get it at 2 places:
...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 19, 2000 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
What about other Adobe products, eg Illustrator,... 548 Views / 22 Replies  
What about other Adobe products, eg Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, etc?

Is Apple's Final Cut Pro dual CPU optimized too? Or Terran's Media Cleaner Pro?

It'd be nice if someone could...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 19, 2000 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Software for dual CPU PowerMacs? 548 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi

So, Apple has finally launched its dual CPU PowerMac G4s. But I wonder, what software is optimized for multiprocessors? Otherwise what's the use of getting one? In Steve Jobs' demo with the...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 19, 2000 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
AIM 'bolds' my system font 480 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi

Whenever I use AIM for more than an hour, my system font will suddenly become bold, such that the text in my menubar and titlebar become big, dark and ugly. Quitting AIM doesn't restore the...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 14, 2000 at 02:34 PM, in Applications
In Finder, go to System Folder -> Extensions. ... 365 Views / 3 Replies  
In Finder, go to System Folder -> Extensions. Look for 'AIM Menu', delete it. At the same time, delete 'IdleTime', it's a useless extension installed by AIM.
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 14, 2000 at 02:31 PM, in Applications
TNT's "Pirates of Silicon Valley" 763 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi

This show came out a year ago and was replayed a few months back. I watched the rerun and was kinda shocked at how... human Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are.

Jobs was portrayed as a dreamer...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 14, 2000 at 02:28 PM, in Macs in the Media
ABC's "Once and Again" 775 Views / 2 Replies  
I suppose everyone would know about this, but I thought I'd post this here in case someone missed it.

In ABC's awesome show "Once and Again", Macs pop up everywhere. Lily uses a tangerine iBook...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 1, 2000 at 01:00 AM, in Macs in the Media
What did they do with all the shot-up Apple... 944 Views / 6 Replies  
What did they do with all the shot-up Apple computers anyway? THEIR REPAIR BILL MUST'VE BEEN HUGE! Just kidding...hehe.


dionysus,
That's why it's called "Mission: Impossible". ...
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 1, 2000 at 12:54 AM, in Macs in the Media
I saw this on Discovery Channel's Discovery News... 711 Views / 2 Replies  
I saw this on Discovery Channel's Discovery News too. Except that I saw a screen showing a dialog box, and the titlebar was clearly from a Mac.
Posted by yuhui, on Jul 1, 2000 at 12:40 AM, in Macs in the Media
With OS 8.6? 376 Views / 3 Replies  
With OS 8.6?
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 21, 2000 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wallstreet + Firewire 2.4 = possible combo? 376 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi

I have a Wallstreet PB/233 with Newer's Firewire 2 Go PC Card. I'm currently using Apple's Firewire 2.3.3 drivers on OS 8.6. Should I upgrade to v2.4? According to Apple's readme, the...
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 19, 2000 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, I missed out something here. It turns out... 715 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok, I missed out something here. It turns out that exporting an *unedited* movie back to the JVC camcorder through iMovie works fine, but if you try exporting an *edited* movie, iMovie will refuse...
Posted by yuhui, on Jun 7, 2000 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi, I've been using iMovie for a while. ... 536 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

I've been using iMovie for a while. From what I've experienced,

1. You're right about the blip. Either fade in the next scene or put the volume really low or mute.

2. Actually, once...
Posted by yuhui, on May 24, 2000 at 12:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I use MacOS 8.6 and GoLive 4.0.1. Navigation... 326 Views / 5 Replies  
I use MacOS 8.6 and GoLive 4.0.1. Navigation Services works fine for me.
Posted by yuhui, on May 15, 2000 at 11:45 AM, in Applications
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