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Snow leopard is destroyed while still bootable 395 Views / 2 Replies  
I have 10.6.5 and for the past few weeks it seems to intermittently lose the ability to transfer files to any external drive. It's acting like the boot drive is developing bad...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 27, 2010 at 02:40 AM, in Mac OS X
spotlight woes 333 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got 10.6.5, and I've noticed really...every version of os x since tiger, spotlight has gotten progressively less and less useful, and really, I never use it now...and when I do, it shows me the...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 20, 2010 at 01:05 AM, in Mac OS X
HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHH yeah, fair... 10,004 Views / 55 Replies  
HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHH

yeah, fair enough...I love my AMD though, that system, being 6 cores at 4.3GHz, cost me about 600 without the video card. I'm ok with the loss of the ability to...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 17, 2010 at 11:52 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Eug's picture has the idea exactly right. I... 2,118 Views / 130 Replies  
Eug's picture has the idea exactly right.

I honestly can't remember the last time I got news this underwhelming.
The only reason I won't forget it is because of how pretentious the announcement...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 16, 2010 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I might try to hackintosh my workstation...though... 10,004 Views / 55 Replies  
I might try to hackintosh my workstation...though I feel like the parts might not exactly meet HCL standards...

I have a 6-core AMD (T1055) overclocked to 4.3GHz
4GB of ram in 128 bit mode
the...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 15, 2010 at 01:42 PM, in Hardware Hacking
ipod touchpad bluetooth? 1,224 Views / 0 Replies  
I see there's a ton of great vnc-based remotey-controlley types of apps out there, but they all need to be networked with the machine they're controlling. In many cases this is fine, even desirable,...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 14, 2010 at 11:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ipod touch charging, sleep or off? 844 Views / 0 Replies  
I've been flipping through google and saw some things people said about how they charge their ipods. Twice, I found people said the ipod should be on, but in sleep mode while charging, but they just...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 14, 2010 at 11:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
mac mini burn-up problems 513 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm in the market for a little computer that is convenient, easy to deal with, and will stay out of my way, the Mac Mini looks ideal, but I wonder with the optical drive, new intel processor, and...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Dec 7, 2009 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacBook cooling 1,354 Views / 2 Replies  
So I have one of the older macbooks, Intel Core Duo (note the lack of the 2).....some craptacular intel chipset with a flimsy excuse for a GPU in it.....so, naturally, if I do ANYTHING that isn't...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Jul 16, 2009 at 03:56 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Yeah, I've had little hunks of metal get stuck... 585 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, I've had little hunks of metal get stuck under those before which caused similar problems. However this time, I looked really closely at the port, saw nothing wrong, so I could only assume...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Jun 29, 2009 at 03:22 AM, in Networking
Yes, I restarted and as of just now I have run... 585 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, I restarted and as of just now I have run and completed the hardware test. It says everything passed....so hopefully it's just a software issue, but if it is I have no idea what to do to fix...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:49 PM, in Networking
iBook g4 ethernet issue 585 Views / 4 Replies  
iBook g4 1.33Ghz from 2005
1.5GB ram
10.4.11

my iBook has served me well for about 4 years now, but tonight the ethernet port doesn't seem to work.
it's almost acting like the ethernet device...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Jun 28, 2009 at 01:00 AM, in Networking
List of Alternative OSes to run on an iBook G4 2,732 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello all,

I'm currently using a heavily modified iBook G4 1.33GHz to act as a home theater PC. Essentially, it uses OS X 10.4.11 to run VLC, which in turn runs mp4 files or dvd isos, or physical...
Posted by finalizedsven, on May 25, 2009 at 11:23 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Fair enough, thanks for the help. 482 Views / 6 Replies  
Fair enough, thanks for the help.
Posted by finalizedsven, on Mar 8, 2009 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's very interesting....are there any white... 482 Views / 6 Replies  
That's very interesting....are there any white papers or articles that can be referenced to back that up? I mean it makes sense, I just like to be sure.

If I give the mini 4GB of ram, would it...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Mar 8, 2009 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
9500M mini question 482 Views / 6 Replies  
I really want one of the new minis because at long last, Apple finally saw fit to put a real GPU in one of these. (took them long enough)
I wonder though, Apple sells two stock models, one of them...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Mar 8, 2009 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Recent leopard update problem 259 Views / 1 Replies  
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Sorry - I'm actually using OS 10.4.11 and obviously, it's still a PowerPC system.
This could be relevant but I'm not so...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 19, 2008 at 07:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Perfect! I think that nailed it, I'll boot... 998 Views / 6 Replies  
Perfect!

I think that nailed it, I'll boot into OS X momentarily to test things out, it was the "startupItems" the held a bunch of old M-Audio stuff the uninstaller didn't catch

Thanks a...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 11, 2008 at 06:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Good sir, I wish it were that easy. My... 998 Views / 6 Replies  
Good sir, I wish it were that easy. My application isn't in that list because I'm not sure exactly what it is i'm trying to stop from starting up with my system. It might be a script. I honestly...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 11, 2008 at 04:12 PM, in Mac OS X
OS X 10.5.5 startup config 998 Views / 6 Replies  
Just as the title suggests, I have questions about startup.
I'd like to know how to script things to boot or not boot up with the system, but my real problem is that I have a program that always...
Posted by finalizedsven, on Nov 11, 2008 at 03:32 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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