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Sold my PowerMac on ebay and got a 20" iMac. The... 457,603 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Sold my PowerMac on ebay and got a 20" iMac. The laptop is what I have to use for work...

http://www.hanul.de/images/iMac.jpg

I also got a used Intel-based Mac mini from a friend and combined...
Posted by Hanul, on Oct 17, 2008 at 06:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple TV Take 2 - first impressions 4,697 Views / 119 Replies  
I upgraded my Apple TV to the new software an hour ago and I would like to share my first impressions:

* new "TV screens" startup screen - nice
* new UI - so lala, the new square window overlayed...
Posted by Hanul, on Feb 12, 2008 at 04:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Got my 8GB touch today, and I think it's great.... 1,208 Views / 21 Replies  
Got my 8GB touch today, and I think it's great. My music collection is much bigger (>40GB) and I have a considerable amount of photos and videos, too. I don't mind syncing only a fraction of it (kind...
Posted by Hanul, on Sep 27, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The Apple Store lists the iPod Socks as the only... 25,326 Views / 25 Replies  
The Apple Store lists the iPod Socks as the only "case" for the iPod touch... :lol:
Posted by Hanul, on Sep 17, 2007 at 07:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I like having a camera with me all the time for... 1,142 Views / 25 Replies  
I like having a camera with me all the time for taking snapshots. So, a mobile phone with a high MP camera AND a flash is my gadget of choice. Sometimes I like having an iPod around for listening to...
Posted by Hanul, on Sep 17, 2007 at 07:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There are still other choices available like the... 341 Views / 1 Replies  
There are still other choices available like the ATI 9600 (the GPU you're G5 already has built-in), which also supports the 30" display, but costs just half of the X800XT. The 9600 is available with...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 30, 2007 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
PowerMac Armada 469,781 Views / 1,145 Replies  
While I'm still lurking in the pre-Intel world, saving for a Mac Pro... Maybe my PowerMac Armada should raid an Apple Store :D

http://www.hanul.de/images/PowerMacs.jpg

right to left:
1992...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 27, 2007 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
It would be great, if the requirements do not... 3,626 Views / 34 Replies  
It would be great, if the requirements do not change, because it means, Leopard can run on a PowerMac G4 PCI Graphics (Yikes!). Has someone with access to Leopard tried to run it on a 8 year old...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 19, 2007 at 10:39 AM, in Mac OS X
I got my Apple TV yesterday and loaded it with... 5,336 Views / 18 Replies  
I got my Apple TV yesterday and loaded it with several videos in different sizes: a Madonna video ("Express yourself") I bought from the iTunes store, when Apple started to sell music videos for the...
Posted by Hanul, on Mar 28, 2007 at 06:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hm, I thought about the complaints here, and... 4,600 Views / 73 Replies  
Hm, I thought about the complaints here, and mostly it is about appletv lacking a Tivo-like function. But appletv is a streaming client to get your Mac-based media content (photos, movies, music) to...
Posted by Hanul, on Jan 15, 2007 at 11:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was thinking about getting a Mac mini as a... 4,600 Views / 73 Replies  
I was thinking about getting a Mac mini as a media PC in the living room, but it's $600 at least. My main purpose would be to show my home videos and photos to friends and relatives and to have...
Posted by Hanul, on Jan 15, 2007 at 04:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What would you change? 394 Views / 4 Replies  
I got my first computer in 1985, a Commodore 128. Then a Toshiba T1850 in 1993 and a beige box desktop PC in 1998. I bought several more PCs since then, and tried my first Mac in 2002. Now I have a...
Posted by Hanul, on Aug 21, 2006 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I ordered the WD NetCenter 250GB at Amazon for... 729 Views / 6 Replies  
I ordered the WD NetCenter 250GB at Amazon for €250. It will take a week until it is shipped. I will post a review here.
Posted by Hanul, on Nov 5, 2005 at 03:22 PM, in Networking
Looking for NAS 729 Views / 6 Replies  
I have three Macs in my home and I used to sync them via .Mac and an external hard drive. A few days ago the disk died. Now, instead of buying a new external one, I'm looking for a home NAS. There...
Posted by Hanul, on Nov 4, 2005 at 04:09 AM, in Networking
Video quality from iTMS is bad 1,066 Views / 30 Replies  
I bought 2 videos to test the new offering, but the video quality is very, very bad.

Madonna's "Express Yourself" is blurry and the colors are kind of washed out (this is not the "arty" special...
Posted by Hanul, on Oct 12, 2005 at 06:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Apple remote only works with the new iPod... 3,565 Views / 68 Replies  
The Apple remote only works with the new iPod dock and the new iMacs. While it is available independently, it only mentions the iPod and the iMac for use. There is no software like Front Row coming...
Posted by Hanul, on Oct 12, 2005 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
I I was thinking again about the PCI-X... 2,282 Views / 26 Replies  
I

I was thinking again about the PCI-X option. If Apple is going to sell such a board it will cost a few hundred bucks at least. Add the costs difference between DP2 and DP2.3 and you reach a...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 10, 2005 at 08:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Will it be like a second (or third) CPU to the... 2,282 Views / 26 Replies  
Will it be like a second (or third) CPU to the PowerMac or a full system-on-a-card like SUN's "SunPCi IIIpro Coprocessor Card" (http://www.sun.com/desktop/products/sunpcipro/)?

Damn, I opted for...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 10, 2005 at 06:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac mini toilet paper dispenser 1,041 Views / 24 Replies  
Tasteless!

http://www.w3sh.com/archives/2005/05/enfin_un_bon_us.html

:eek:
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 7, 2005 at 05:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To answer my own question: From Apple's... 813 Views / 7 Replies  
To answer my own question: From Apple's "Universal Binary Programming Guidelines"

"Macintosh computers using Intel microprocessors do not use Open Firmware. Although many parts
of the IO registry...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 7, 2005 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Open Firnware or BIOS? 813 Views / 7 Replies  
Will the new Intel-based Macs still have Open Firmware or will it change to BIOS? I think the Linux and Windows Boot Loaders require a BIOS, because they make BIOS calls to look for a bootable...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 7, 2005 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, you can always play HD videos. That will... 3,394 Views / 47 Replies  
Well, you can always play HD videos. That will excuse the PowerMac, because a Dual 2GHz is the MINIMUM requirement to play videos at 1920x1080.
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 7, 2005 at 03:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got my Dual 2GHz 2 weeks ago. I don't regret... 3,394 Views / 47 Replies  
I got my Dual 2GHz 2 weeks ago. I don't regret it. It is a fast machine and I need it now. Intel-based PowerMacs are due in 2 years. That's a long time. Software will be supported even longer. The...
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
So, he put his cube into a miniature G5 tower... 652 Views / 3 Replies  
So, he put his cube into a miniature G5 tower plastic mock-up. It looks really nice, but it's only a good example for case-modding. Besides, it's from Dec 2003.
Posted by Hanul, on Jun 3, 2005 at 10:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, the bad part is, that you can't do it with a... 858 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, the bad part is, that you can't do it with a batch job (Automator anyone?), because someone has to change the DVDs. For one movie it's a simple two-step process, which takes around an hour.
Posted by Hanul, on May 30, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I got my PowerMac (Dual 2GHz, 1GB RAM) last week... 520 Views / 3 Replies  
I got my PowerMac (Dual 2GHz, 1GB RAM) last week and it is a fine machine. I don't think there will be anything related to PowerMacs at WWDC considering that the last update was only a month ago.
Posted by Hanul, on May 30, 2005 at 05:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
My son sat through the whole Episode IV on the... 858 Views / 12 Replies  
My son sat through the whole Episode IV on the phone and he enjoyed it ;-). Ok, he is a child, a big Star Wars fan, running around the house with his Darth Vader mask...

Sure, there is a certain...
Posted by Hanul, on May 30, 2005 at 03:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the MPEG-4 movie is excellent. It must be... 858 Views / 12 Replies  
Well, the MPEG-4 movie is excellent. It must be the MPEG-4 to 3GP conversion. I use QT as encoder. I tried several settings, but all but the standard one failed to play on my phone.
Posted by Hanul, on May 29, 2005 at 10:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Watching Star Wars on a mobile phone 858 Views / 12 Replies  
I bought the new Sony Ericsson K750i mobile phone for two reasons: it has a 2 megapixel camera and a slot for a Memory Stick Duo Pro up to 1GB. The screen size is 176x220 and other than its...
Posted by Hanul, on May 29, 2005 at 10:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I got my PM Dual 2GHz two days ago and I'm very... 633 Views / 4 Replies  
I got my PM Dual 2GHz two days ago and I'm very happy with the machine. Upgrading from a mini, this is a huge step indeed ;-) I choose the 2GHz, because other than server tasks you never need PCI-X...
Posted by Hanul, on May 27, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got my PowerMac yesterday and boy, this thing... 2,129 Views / 29 Replies  
I got my PowerMac yesterday and boy, this thing is huge. Although I knew it from stores, I wasn't really prepared. The mini is the size of the PowerMac's CPU cooler, maybe even smaller. I put...
Posted by Hanul, on May 25, 2005 at 05:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
I sold the mini last week. I still have the... 469,781 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I sold the mini last week. I still have the PowerBook, just forgot to put it on the desk for the photo ;-).

The desk and the black thingy on it are from IKEA, nothing fancy, indeed very low-cost.
Posted by Hanul, on May 25, 2005 at 03:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Both Macs are running with 10.4.1. 388 Views / 1 Replies  
Both Macs are running with 10.4.1.
Posted by Hanul, on May 25, 2005 at 03:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
FireWire info on PowerMac G5 388 Views / 1 Replies  
I received my PM G5 (dual 2GHz) yesterday and while customizing and installing all the little things, I noticed that my iSight doesn't show up on the FireWire pane in System Profiler. It only shows...
Posted by Hanul, on May 25, 2005 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got the mug as a present. Gravis, a German... 469,781 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I got the mug as a present. Gravis, a German Apple reseller had them for some time. Don't know, if they still sell the mugs.
Posted by Hanul, on May 24, 2005 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
I did a smal upgrade... Before: ... 469,781 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I did a smal upgrade...

Before:
http://www.hanul.de/images/macmini.jpg

Got it today:
http://www.hanul.de/images/powermac.jpg

It's a Dual 2GHz, 1GB RAM, 250GB HD, Radeon 9650, AE, BT.
Posted by Hanul, on May 24, 2005 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is always something to complain or the yet... 2,129 Views / 29 Replies  
There is always something to complain or the yet to be released dream machine for someone. I think the mini is a nice system, but I found out, I need more power.

Still, there is an empty space...
Posted by Hanul, on May 23, 2005 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
I hadn't thought about HD before QT7 was... 2,129 Views / 29 Replies  
I hadn't thought about HD before QT7 was available. So, I was a little surprised, that 1.42GHz couldn't handle even 720i. I don't exactly, but I think the requirements for HD weren't out, when I...
Posted by Hanul, on May 22, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sold my Mac mini 2,129 Views / 29 Replies  
I switched completely to the Mac platform after 2.5 years of using a PowerBook and a Desktop PC side by side. I ordered a mini the day it was announced and had it since Feb 2nd. I sold it to a friend...
Posted by Hanul, on May 21, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I bought an iMac (Summer 2000) for a friend a... 1,418 Views / 31 Replies  
I bought an iMac (Summer 2000) for a friend a year ago. It was a low-end version even when it came out. 400MHz, 256MB, 8GB HD, no FW. I installed Panther and she's using it for surfing the web via...
Posted by Hanul, on May 21, 2005 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Have it on my Cube for 4 weeks now and it runs as... 692 Views / 6 Replies  
Have it on my Cube for 4 weeks now and it runs as smooth as Panther before. I did a simple upgrade. My Cube's specs: 450MHz, 1GB RAM, 80GB HD, SuperDrive, AirPort. Only bug: The system does not...
Posted by Hanul, on May 21, 2005 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered a Dual 2GHz a few days ago. The reason... 832 Views / 15 Replies  
I ordered a Dual 2GHz a few days ago. The reason I didn't go for the 2.3GHz is, that I don't need PCI-X and I won't upgrade the RAM beyond 4GB. I think, that's true for most people. You can save your...
Posted by Hanul, on May 19, 2005 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
I bought my 20" with the mini. For the price I... 667 Views / 5 Replies  
I bought my 20" with the mini. For the price I could have got an iMac G5, but somehow I knew, I would replace the mini soon... :)
Posted by Hanul, on May 18, 2005 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Switcher upgrade to Dual 2GHz 667 Views / 5 Replies  
I am Mac-only since February, when I switched my Shuttle XPC (Athlon 1800+) for a Mac mini (1,42GHZ). I took the "low-cost" solution, just to be sure I could do without a Windows PC. If I had to...
Posted by Hanul, on May 17, 2005 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
So, it's about to buy a new PowerMac, isn't it?... 404 Views / 2 Replies  
So, it's about to buy a new PowerMac, isn't it? ;-)

At the moment, I'm looking at the Dual 2GHz and Dual 2.3GHz. I probably won't use the PCI-X slots (don't even know what kind of cards would make...
Posted by Hanul, on May 15, 2005 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Performance problems with Cube 404 Views / 2 Replies  
While ripping my CD collection I experience a dramatic performance decrease not only in iTunes(4.7), but with the whole system, when iTunes is running. The Cube has the original CPU with 450MHz, 1GB...
Posted by Hanul, on May 12, 2005 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I found a solution - I bought another... 330 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, I found a solution - I bought another enclosure. This time one with Firewire. It looks like some IDE-to-USB controllers work with Windows, but do not work with a Mac. I guess it is a driver...
Posted by Hanul, on May 9, 2005 at 08:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Problems with external 200GB HD 330 Views / 1 Replies  
I have bought an external 200GB HD with USB2.0. Problem is, that I can't partition it properly. I tried it with 3 Macs - mini, PB, Cube (I know, USB1.1 only) -, they all recognize the disk, and Disk...
Posted by Hanul, on May 7, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I installed Tiger on my Cube (G4 450MHz, 1GB RAM,... 406 Views / 5 Replies  
I installed Tiger on my Cube (G4 450MHz, 1GB RAM, 80GB HDD, SuperDrive, ATI Radeon 7000 64MB) yesterday morning. I also chose the upgrade option. The installer claimed a HDD problem, so I started...
Posted by Hanul, on Apr 30, 2005 at 05:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Where's the Power Mac G4 Cube in this poll? 14,977 Views / 122 Replies  
Where's the Power Mac G4 Cube in this poll?
Posted by Hanul, on Mar 9, 2005 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
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