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Need "new" used Macbook Pro - which one to get? 828 Views / 5 Replies  
I still use a 867 MHz Powerbook with Tiger 10.4.11 as my daily workhorse. It´s just fine for graphics, writing and other things. But the web-experience is getting worse and worser. Sometimes it takes...
Posted by euphras, on Oct 2, 2016 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That´s not a joke at all.:brick: 800 Views / 17 Replies  
That´s not a joke at all.:brick:
Posted by euphras, on Jun 21, 2013 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
...and why i´m still using 10.4. 800 Views / 17 Replies  
...and why i´m still using 10.4.
Posted by euphras, on Jun 11, 2013 at 05:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This exactly is the first thought that came to my... 3,834 Views / 47 Replies  
This exactly is the first thought that came to my mind when i saw it for the first time today. No optical bay is a bit distracting though...maybe a bit too small for a "Pro" Mac.
Posted by euphras, on Jun 11, 2013 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds interesting, i´ll definitely have a look.... 3,905 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds interesting, i´ll definitely have a look. :):thumbsup:
Posted by euphras, on Apr 6, 2013 at 04:22 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple CD150 / CD300 external CD-ROM standalone music player? (hardware test question) 3,871 Views / 1 Replies  
I´m looking for a "new" old Apple CD300 or CD150 external CD-ROM drive since the caddy mechanism of mine went south some years ago. I´ve found a decent looking one in the german bay but the sellers...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 15, 2013 at 02:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
One minor correction; simply press "T", not... 3,700 Views / 9 Replies  
One minor correction; simply press "T", not "command-T" in order to boot into firewire mode.

And i agree, firewire mode is the way to recover the data.
Posted by euphras, on Mar 10, 2013 at 06:34 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Glad, i didn´t miss anything. The two particular... 3,439 Views / 6 Replies  
Glad, i didn´t miss anything. The two particular machines are running system 7.1 and 7.5. ;)
Posted by euphras, on Mar 5, 2013 at 02:51 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the answer! So in the case of the... 3,439 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the answer! So in the case of the depicted sticks below it would be 4 x 256 kB = 1024 kB which equals 1 MB?!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8381/8521516103_59e9dc5882_b.jpg
Posted by euphras, on Mar 2, 2013 at 04:11 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the input so far, guys! :):thumbsup: 765 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for the input so far, guys! :):thumbsup:
Posted by euphras, on Mar 1, 2013 at 02:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Omniweb certainly does - check this out: OmniWeb... 1,697 Views / 20 Replies  
Omniweb certainly does - check this out: OmniWeb Help : Using Plug-Ins (http://www.omnigroup.com/documentation/omniweb/reference/plug-ins.html)
Posted by euphras, on Mar 1, 2013 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
VRAM - is there a way to test which capacity those sticks have? 3,439 Views / 6 Replies  
I have some of the late eighties/early nineties VRAM memory sticks lying around here, which i rescued from dumped LC/LCII/LC475 years ago. I´m now wondering how i can identify/check the actual...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 1, 2013 at 08:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Camino is a good start, but i prefer Omniweb... 1,697 Views / 20 Replies  
Camino is a good start, but i prefer Omniweb (http://www.omnigroup.com/products/omniweb/) because of the look and feel. Speedwise it certainly outperforms TenFourFox, but it tends to get a little...
Posted by euphras, on Feb 28, 2013 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
What to get - upgrading internal HDD + backup drives or go the NAS route? 765 Views / 14 Replies  
Although i also own a 2011 MacBook Pro my current setup still involves one 867 MHz Tibook which i really prefer for text editing and composing graphics (larger screen, anti glare surface). My backup...
Posted by euphras, on Feb 28, 2013 at 02:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think it´s a good idea to create a special... 2,024 Views / 68 Replies  
I think it´s a good idea to create a special subforum. I love to tinker with the old beige and translucent boxes, max them out* and run vintage software in it´s own little natural ecosystem rather...
Posted by euphras, on Feb 25, 2013 at 07:49 PM, in Feedback
One advice; do not convert it into a fish tank or... 3,387 Views / 10 Replies  
One advice; do not convert it into a fish tank or something like that. Original iMacs are/will be collector´s items by now/in a few years...
Posted by euphras, on Feb 23, 2013 at 11:12 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
My new toy - Powermac 6100 piltdown man with 8100 HPV card 3,710 Views / 4 Replies  
Arrived some days ago, a Power Macintosh 8100 high performance video card with fully maxed out whopping 4 megs of DRAM video memory. I installed it in the PDS slot of my 6100 Power Mac and everything...
Posted by euphras, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:29 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Definitely it IS! When the folder icon with... 4,702 Views / 7 Replies  
Definitely it IS!

When the folder icon with a blinking question mark shows up the Mac has loaded the ROM toolbox. Therefore a depleated PRAM battery shouldn´t raise the problems. I think it could...
Posted by euphras, on Feb 20, 2013 at 08:09 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Have you read the terms of use? If i get it right... 497 Views / 10 Replies  
Have you read the terms of use? If i get it right he/the company claims the right to make you/the individual user liable for costs originating when copyright of third parties is infringed. :thumbsdow
Posted by euphras, on Jan 21, 2013 at 05:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it was. And it ended with a single message... 2,195 Views / 57 Replies  
Yes, it was. And it ended with a single message pinned on an "electronic board" noting the termination of the whole forum on a sunday morning. Postings of four years gone - no accessible archive,...
Posted by euphras, on Jan 18, 2013 at 06:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ja, 2001 ist lange her.... ;) I more or less... 2,195 Views / 57 Replies  
Ja, 2001 ist lange her.... ;)

I more or less left MacNN when the AppleTalkee thing started back in 2006 or so but after the "plug was pulled" the hard way in 2010, i guess i´m a little bit tired...
Posted by euphras, on Jan 17, 2013 at 05:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Damn, i wish this would ´ve been offered to the... 2,195 Views / 57 Replies  
Damn, i wish this would ´ve been offered to the Appletalkees when the forum went south... :cry: :D
Posted by euphras, on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why, the hell, does this thread exist?! why... 3,773,086 Views / 4,274 Replies  
Why, the hell, does this thread exist?!

why are women so stupid, why are men so stupid?!
Posted by euphras, on Apr 22, 2012 at 08:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for mentioning me! ;) I´ll think it over. 1,287 Views / 27 Replies  
Thanks for mentioning me! ;) I´ll think it over.
Posted by euphras, on Apr 17, 2012 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
count me in... :confused: 1,287 Views / 27 Replies  
count me in... :confused:
Posted by euphras, on Apr 17, 2012 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely 10.4.xx "Tiger". When i bought it in... 2,351 Views / 57 Replies  
Definitely 10.4.xx "Tiger". When i bought it in 2005, my Tibook felt like an entirely new machine. Spotlight and Exposé (not sure if the last is a 10.3 thingy) enabled a totally new workflow for me....
Posted by euphras, on Apr 14, 2012 at 08:50 AM, in macOS
I used my two Tibooks (which have 65 W power... 923 Views / 8 Replies  
I used my two Tibooks (which have 65 W power bricks out of factory) with an 45 W YoYo power adaptor several times, no problems, no overheating. As others mentioned before, using a higher rated power...
Posted by euphras, on Apr 9, 2012 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So, did the problem occur in the first place or... 1,445 Views / 7 Replies  
So, did the problem occur in the first place or were you tinkering with customized icons?
Posted by euphras, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:30 AM, in macOS
seconded (by heart, seriously),. 4,948 Views / 157 Replies  
seconded (by heart, seriously),.
Posted by euphras, on Mar 29, 2012 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the links, i will give it a try!... 2,353 Views / 31 Replies  
Thanks for the links, i will give it a try! :thumbsup:
Posted by euphras, on Mar 28, 2012 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I´m not finboy, but anyway, since i´m also stuck... 2,353 Views / 31 Replies  
I´m not finboy, but anyway, since i´m also stuck with 10.4.11, i´ll chime in regarding this question. The number of "Tiger" browsers being actively supported by their developers is decreasing...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
appreciated! Don´t miss to tell all of us, how... 567 Views / 3 Replies  
appreciated! Don´t miss to tell all of us, how things went.
Posted by euphras, on Mar 26, 2012 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I DON´T get it. Why to buy some "expensive"... 1,364 Views / 5 Replies  
I DON´T get it. Why to buy some "expensive" Macintosh hardware (wasn´t that one of the main arguments of Microsoft folks), when the only aim is setting up some kind of "Winblows_box_in_a box.
...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 24, 2012 at 08:45 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
An interesting point to start from... 1,051 Views / 53 Replies  
An interesting point to start from...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 23, 2012 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, i remember! :) Quite a bit of derailling,... 1,051 Views / 53 Replies  
Yes, i remember! :) Quite a bit of derailling, though.

When i was a small child TV stations did shut down at about half past twelve. National anthem in the background with some cut-scenes of...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 23, 2012 at 03:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Care to elaborate? Why shouldn´t i (and every... 2,972 Views / 40 Replies  
Care to elaborate? Why shouldn´t i (and every other user) completely shut down my comp even over night?!
Posted by euphras, on Mar 23, 2012 at 12:02 PM, in macOS
I´m convinced, that (unlike you) most individuals... 1,051 Views / 53 Replies  
I´m convinced, that (unlike you) most individuals don´t have a proper concept of backing up all their digital stuff. And there´s the huge problem of incompatibility between different types of storage...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 23, 2012 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Get it in the bay, Leopard usually goes away for... 549 Views / 3 Replies  
Get it in the bay, Leopard usually goes away for about 60 - 90 € (80 -120 $).
Posted by euphras, on Mar 19, 2012 at 06:29 PM, in macOS
You made a point! 1,205 Views / 55 Replies  
You made a point!
Posted by euphras, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think, the boundaries between "restoration" and... 1,205 Views / 55 Replies  
I think, the boundaries between "restoration" and "repair" are in a state of flux...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 19, 2012 at 11:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Software recommendations thread 782 Views / 4 Replies  
I was on my way through the macintoshgarden (www.macintoshgarden.org), when i stumbled over a piece of more or less "ancient" software. It is some kind of utillity that those of us, who experienced...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 18, 2012 at 03:52 PM, in Applications
I had the very same question some days ago. It... 567 Views / 3 Replies  
I had the very same question some days ago. It boils down to "most probably every 50 pin SCSI CD-ROM will work".

Original thread over here:...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 18, 2012 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: *sigh* 858 Views / 27 Replies  
*sigh*
Posted by euphras, on Mar 15, 2012 at 09:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you experienced Madness?! 1,646 Views / 56 Replies  
Have you experienced Madness?!
Posted by euphras, on Mar 14, 2012 at 09:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Centris/Quadra 610 had the "primary" ROM... 3,685 Views / 18 Replies  
The Centris/Quadra 610 had the "primary" ROM soldered onto the mainboard, but there was an empty "secondary" ROM slot (64 pin IIRC) for later upgrade options. The Powermacintosh 6100 had the ROM in a...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:21 AM, in Hardware Hacking
:lol: :lol: :lol: 4,059 Views / 59 Replies  
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Posted by euphras, on Mar 13, 2012 at 10:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: :lol: i do remember those last attempts... 4,341 Views / 169 Replies  
:lol: :lol: i do remember those last attempts using "water"-cooling to keep the overclocked G5s in business.
Posted by euphras, on Mar 12, 2012 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Isn´t it the "C" key, that forces the Mac to boot... 1,576 Views / 7 Replies  
Isn´t it the "C" key, that forces the Mac to boot from an optical medium (and "alt" to look for different boot partitions/drives)"?!

edit: and yes, these optical drives tend to get flaky over time...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 12, 2012 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
I can´t believe, you paid 250 bucks for a twenty*... 4,059 Views / 59 Replies  
I can´t believe, you paid 250 bucks for a twenty* years old bike. Fifty, up to eighty $ seems justified. But anyways, every kilometre done by bike rather than a car is worth it. :thumbsup:


*as...
Posted by euphras, on Mar 12, 2012 at 09:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Wow, that looks highly organised! :thumbsup: 7,648 Views / 12 Replies  
Wow, that looks highly organised! :thumbsup:
Posted by euphras, on Mar 11, 2012 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
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