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changing the window apperance? 331 Views / 1 Replies  
howdy,

i recently heard of a third party app that changes the appearence of the windows and folders on your mac. the one i saw was all techno and metallic.

i guess my questions are:

1. what...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 21, 2001 at 12:51 AM, in Applications
hi all, i just downloaded and installed... 471 Views / 9 Replies  
hi all,

i just downloaded and installed iTunes 1.1, and now toast works with my que! drive. didn't change anything else, so i guess that resolved whatever conflict.

i'm still running os 9.0.4,...
Posted by blindspot, on Mar 19, 2001 at 08:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
actually, i have itunes, and i was hoping to... 471 Views / 9 Replies  
actually, i have itunes,
and i was hoping to use it with the burner.

um, so is there any way to make it work and use itunes?
Posted by blindspot, on Mar 19, 2001 at 12:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ack! help with my que! 12x fire rw drive! 471 Views / 9 Replies  
hi,

i just bought a que! 12x firewire cdrw drive,
hoping to use it with my pismo 500.

all the crap that came with the drive said that i juat have to install toast, and the drive is good to...
Posted by blindspot, on Mar 18, 2001 at 10:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i suppose this is blasphemy, but... you... 416 Views / 3 Replies  
i suppose this is blasphemy,
but...

you could always get a piece o' krap PC for such BS.
and turn the krappy PC into a server, and route the free DSL through it.
you can usually get krappy...
Posted by blindspot, on Dec 24, 2000 at 12:11 AM, in Applications
best email client for POP mail 469 Views / 23 Replies  
hi all,

i've been using a POP email account for a good three years now, using netscape communicator to check my mail. frankly, i've been getting more and more unhappy with it, because it just...
Posted by blindspot, on Dec 23, 2000 at 08:47 PM, in Applications
i'm noticing a slight discoloration in the bottom... 412 Views / 14 Replies  
i'm noticing a slight discoloration in the bottom right on my screen.
it's very slight, but i think that it's there.

will apple replace the screen under the origional 1-year "limited" warrenty...
Posted by blindspot, on Dec 10, 2000 at 03:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm noticing a slight discoloration in the bottom... 412 Views / 14 Replies  
i'm noticing a slight discoloration in the bottom right on my screen.
it's very slight, but i think that it's there.

will apple replace the screen under the origional 1-year "limited" warrenty...
Posted by blindspot, on Dec 10, 2000 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iomega makes an adapter for the jaz, to convert... 294 Views / 10 Replies  
iomega makes an adapter for the jaz, to convert it to a usb connection. i bought the connector for my jaz, and it seems to work fine with my pismo, with no problems. usb is slower than scsi, though,...
Posted by blindspot, on Sep 28, 2000 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if you're educationally inclined, i believe that... 303 Views / 3 Replies  
if you're educationally inclined, i believe that you can still get the pismo 500 direct from the apple store for that price. that's how i got mine, and i'm loving it.

of course my bank account...
Posted by blindspot, on Sep 20, 2000 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
eh? trade-in? can you clarify for us out there... 345 Views / 14 Replies  
eh? trade-in? can you clarify for us out there just tuning in.


thanks,

/nate
Posted by blindspot, on Sep 18, 2000 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for your help, i really appreciate it. ... 546 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks for your help, i really appreciate it.

forgive my ignorance, but where does it put the screen capture?

i did the key command and it made the click noise.

then i opened photoshop, and...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 16, 2000 at 02:05 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
screen capture 546 Views / 5 Replies  
hi,

(i'm not sure if this is the proper forum, but...)

can anyone give me the key combination for a screen capture in mac os 9?

thanks much.

;}
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 16, 2000 at 11:53 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
well, folks, just got my 128 mg module in the... 445 Views / 31 Replies  
well, folks, just got my 128 mg module in the mail yesterday. i got it from buy.com for $133.00, which includes shipping. the regular price on that is $157.95 + shipping.

i used a coupon for $30...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 15, 2000 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well, since my initial post, i have had the... 451 Views / 8 Replies  
well,
since my initial post, i have had the opportunity to test it with a variety of dvd's, cdr's, and commercial cd's. the vibration problem that i intially noted only occurs with my copy of...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 13, 2000 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
>>yes it is likely the media or i would not... 451 Views / 8 Replies  
>>yes it is likely the media or i would not have said so

sorry about that; i didn't mean to insinuate anything. i just re-read the post, and it came across poorly. i was trying to express...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 7, 2000 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the drive performs fine, but the... 451 Views / 8 Replies  
the drive performs fine, but the rattling/vibrating noise is kind of obnoxious.

i only have one dvd, so i can't test it with another dvd. i tested it with multiple cds, and that seems fine (no...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 7, 2000 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Brand new Pimso DVD drive vibrates?! 451 Views / 8 Replies  
howdy all,

i'm typing this post from my brand new pismo500. just got it this morning, and it was pretty darn exciting to fire it up.

ok, so here's my question...

of course i was curious to...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 7, 2000 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for your comments... memorytogo has... 445 Views / 31 Replies  
thanks for your comments...

memorytogo has 128 mg chips for $132
crucial has 128 mg chips for $149

is there a difference between the two? is one faster than the other? is one company better...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 3, 2000 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
where to buy ram for powerbook? 445 Views / 31 Replies  
howdy,

does anyone have any tips for buying cheap ram (128 mg chip) for my pismo?

i looked at memorytogo.com, and they seem to have the best price i've found for this. has anyone purchased...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 3, 2000 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i just took a look at the freecom site. this... 362 Views / 5 Replies  
i just took a look at the freecom site. this drives seem awesome, in terms of versatility, speeds, and size.

i haven't heard of the company either, how many of you out there have used 'em?
...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 2, 2000 at 12:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
taz, i tried to look up Madsononline.com to... 369 Views / 7 Replies  
taz,

i tried to look up Madsononline.com to look at the bag you refer to, but the server could not be found. i just wanted a visual on the bag.

is this the correct url?

thanks. ...
Posted by blindspot, on Aug 2, 2000 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
jodar, what removable media have you... 594 Views / 4 Replies  
jodar,

what removable media have you switched to?

i looked at orb drives before i bought the JAZ. orb drives have good specs, but i've had people tell me that the media is not very stable.
...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 31, 2000 at 03:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i know you're looking at a 35 mm film scanner,... 354 Views / 5 Replies  
i know you're looking at a 35 mm film scanner, but i thought this might be helpful.

i have a epson 1200u photo, which is a desktop scanner with a transparency adapter. i shoot a variety of...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 31, 2000 at 11:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
this is a quote off their site ... 620 Views / 7 Replies  
this is a quote off their site

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After the release of Mac OS 9 we noticed that TransType for Macintosh may not work normally
with this system. Two key components of TransType/Mac...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 30, 2000 at 02:01 PM, in Applications
thanks for the tip... i'm on the fontlab... 620 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for the tip...

i'm on the fontlab site right now,
and it looks like there is some
compatibility issues with OS 9.

problem is that i'm on a pismo running os 9.
does anyone know of any...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 30, 2000 at 01:56 PM, in Applications
font utility to convert PC fonts to MAC fonts 620 Views / 7 Replies  
someone mentioned to me once that there is a utility to convert PC fonts to MAC fonts. can anyone confirm or deny? does anyone know software titles to do this?

i'm a graphic designer, so i love...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 30, 2000 at 02:18 AM, in Applications
upgrade APS esternal SCSI hard drive? 334 Views / 0 Replies  
i bought an APS external SCSI hard drive for $5 at a yard sale last week. i think it's *maybe* 500 mgs. i heard a rumor that it's the same type of drive as a regular SCSI internal hard drive, with...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 27, 2000 at 04:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
connect a 1 gb scsi JAZ drive to usb mac? 594 Views / 4 Replies  
does anyone know if it's possible to hook a 1 gb JAZ to a usb mac. i've looked at scsi to USB converters, but most of them don't guarentee compatibility.

anyone had experience with this?
...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 27, 2000 at 04:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
work bought me a canonfb 630u, which is a small... 331 Views / 3 Replies  
work bought me a canonfb 630u, which is a small and slim little thing. it looks good, and it's lightweight if you were to be porting it around. it's pretty slow as it scans the document, and i...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 27, 2000 at 04:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i just ordered a pismo 500, and i was... 575 Views / 36 Replies  
i just ordered a pismo 500,
and i was considering options to carry it in.

i was thinking about buying a backpack with a padded laptop panel. do you think this would aggrivate the problem with...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 27, 2000 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
applecare worth purchasing? 394 Views / 16 Replies  
well, i broke down and did it. i ordered that powerbook that i've been talking about forever. i just ordered a pismo 500, at the $2999 educational "back to school" price.

however, i did not get...
Posted by blindspot, on Jul 27, 2000 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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