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In a support environment I'd keep using 10.3.6... 7,511 Views / 120 Replies  
In a support environment I'd keep using 10.3.6 for a while until 10.3.7 has been tested out so you can still get some use out of that CD.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Dec 15, 2004 at 06:29 PM, in macOS
I want to download and install now so WoW will... 7,511 Views / 120 Replies  
I want to download and install now so WoW will play better tonight.

And yet, I want to make sure I can play WoW tonight :P
Posted by Red Wolf, on Dec 15, 2004 at 06:07 PM, in macOS
Clarify what the different, but similar product... 1,872 Views / 13 Replies  
Clarify what the different, but similar product lines are designed for:

iBook vs PowerBook
iMac vs eMac
iMac vs Power Mac
iPod vs iPod mini vs iPod photo
AirPort Extreme vs AirPort Express
Posted by Red Wolf, on Dec 13, 2004 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
If there isn't an Apple Service Provider (or at... 5,309 Views / 38 Replies  
If there isn't an Apple Service Provider (or at least one you trust) in your area you can call Apple at 800-SOS-APPLE and arrange to ship the damaged Mac in. If you're under warranty this is 100%...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Dec 1, 2004 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Download Xbench (http://www.xbench.com), open it,... 841 Views / 21 Replies  
Download Xbench (http://www.xbench.com), open it, click start.

It is a good idea to quit all programs and stop anything you are doing to get the best results.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Aug 11, 2004 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had an odd burp with the update. When I first... 9,060 Views / 148 Replies  
I had an odd burp with the update. When I first booted into 10.3.5 my iBook wouldn't see its internal Bluetooth module. A reboot corrected the issue, however. Not a problem just an oddity.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Aug 10, 2004 at 11:52 PM, in macOS
80.80 w/10.3.4 82.28 w/10.3.5 iBook... 841 Views / 21 Replies  
80.80 w/10.3.4

82.28 w/10.3.5

iBook G4/800, details below.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Aug 10, 2004 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Be advised your iBook vents heat via the keyboard... 827 Views / 9 Replies  
Be advised your iBook vents heat via the keyboard (as well as a few other places). So using your iBook long term can cause heat related damaged to your internal display. I used the same firmware to...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Aug 10, 2004 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook G4, definetely. $1300 doesn't get you... 1,026 Views / 18 Replies  
iBook G4, definetely.

$1300 doesn't get you an iBook. It gets you a 12" iBook, AirPort Card, Bluetooth, and an extra 512MB of RAM. Unless you are a hard drive hog there isn't anything else a...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Aug 10, 2004 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've owned two G3 iBooks, the first being second... 889 Views / 10 Replies  
I've owned two G3 iBooks, the first being second hand when I bought it, and a G4 iBook. I never had the video problems going on now but I've seen it enough times to know it is very real. So the...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Aug 10, 2004 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AIS Computers (http://www.aiscomputers.com) in... 1,905 Views / 27 Replies  
AIS Computers (http://www.aiscomputers.com) in Atlanta, GA had a few this Friday. Probably won't last the next week, though.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jul 24, 2004 at 11:42 AM, in Networking
I'd backup, wipe, and reinstall. The majority of... 546 Views / 8 Replies  
I'd backup, wipe, and reinstall. The majority of Mac OS X files go with the folders you see but a few hundred MB can linger in the form of hidden files. That isn't really space you want to give up...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jun 24, 2004 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you sure your processor isn't a G3/366 or... 546 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you sure your processor isn't a G3/366 or G3/466? The slowest iBook was a G3/300.

A new hard drive (any 2.5" drive will work) and maxed out memory (576MB with a 512MB stick installed) are the...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jun 24, 2004 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iMacs need a price cut, period. Going G5 isn't... 7,751 Views / 92 Replies  
iMacs need a price cut, period. Going G5 isn't going to do that. One, because a G5 system is more expensive to build than a G4 system. Two, designing a new iMac (the interior design would need a...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jun 24, 2004 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've seen too many Macs permentantly lose their... 1,132 Views / 30 Replies  
I've seen too many Macs permentantly lose their data because the drive crashed and was already so badly fragmented that recovery was impossible. Yes, a simple backup could prevent this but we all...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 14, 2004 at 05:51 PM, in Applications
I've never had an issue with Disk Doctor and... 1,132 Views / 30 Replies  
I've never had an issue with Disk Doctor and Panther... once I got all the updates for Norton anyway :p And Speed Disk is the bomb for optimization. While I'll get along without Norton Utilities and...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 14, 2004 at 03:16 PM, in Applications
There have been virus that disguised themselves... 4,962 Views / 133 Replies  
There have been virus that disguised themselves has MP3 files in the past on Windows and Linux.

According to MacMinute's (http://www.macminute.com/2004/04/08/trojanhorse) article the virus code is...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 8, 2004 at 04:39 PM, in macOS
Before the update Mail was taking around 90... 1,189 Views / 24 Replies  
Before the update Mail was taking around 90 seconds just to quit. After the update Mail is back to normal and quits instantly.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 6, 2004 at 01:02 PM, in macOS
I've been fond of Monolingual... 581 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been fond of Monolingual (http://versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/13031) since it'll let you select exactly what languages you want gone.

Let me ask a semi-related question. If you only...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 6, 2004 at 12:56 PM, in macOS
All modes of play or just online? 686 Views / 7 Replies  
All modes of play or just online?
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 2, 2004 at 05:42 PM, in Gaming
So in other words online game play is fine, it is... 686 Views / 7 Replies  
So in other words online game play is fine, it is the single player stuff that will be a no go.

That works for me since I've never been a fan of single player game itself. However I do love a good...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 1, 2004 at 06:04 PM, in Gaming
UT 2004 and G4/800 686 Views / 7 Replies  
According to MacSoft's web site UT 2004 requires a G4/933 or better processor. However they also list that some maps and game types are playable on a G4/800 or better processor.

Those of you who...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 1, 2004 at 05:30 PM, in Gaming
Yeah, right after I uploaded I thought I remembed... 3,951 Views / 50 Replies  
Yeah, right after I uploaded I thought I remembed some panther eyes running around. Technically mine are wolf eyes but that's kinda hard to tell at 140 x 40 pixels :p



Try taking the router out...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Mar 24, 2004 at 06:47 AM, in Applications
I wonder if that is a restriction from the iChat... 3,951 Views / 50 Replies  
I wonder if that is a restriction from the iChat software or from the AIM service in general.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Mar 23, 2004 at 06:59 PM, in Applications
Nothing like having to reboot just to install new... 3,951 Views / 50 Replies  
Nothing like having to reboot just to install new chat software :hmm: Guess I'll get it later tonight.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Mar 23, 2004 at 06:04 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Mac/PC Disc Image 555 Views / 2 Replies  
Now is the stupid question bonus round. Can I just make an ISO disc image with Toast and then change the file extension from .toast to .iso or is this going to be more complex?
Posted by Red Wolf, on Mar 15, 2004 at 08:40 AM, in Applications
Mac/PC Disc Image 555 Views / 2 Replies  
I want to create a disc image on my Mac that is Mac and PC compatible. I don't want to burn a Mac/PC hybrid CD, I want to have an actual disc image file which I can transfer to a PC via...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Mar 14, 2004 at 11:26 PM, in Applications
I have a BT phone and headset setup with my... 2,337 Views / 49 Replies  
I have a BT phone and headset setup with my iBook. The headset appears as an audio device in System Preferences but the phone does not. So the answer you are looking for is no. My guess is the...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Feb 9, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in macOS
warnergt: I experience a similar problem with my... 2,337 Views / 49 Replies  
warnergt: I experience a similar problem with my USB mouse but it happened long before the Bluetooth update. I believe my issue started after installing Panther so I would look to the OS before any...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Feb 8, 2004 at 09:53 AM, in macOS
Check these out. They'll turn most USB printers... 2,337 Views / 49 Replies  
Check these out. They'll turn most USB printers into Bluetooth printers. Be sure you check with their printer compatability chart first, though.

http://www.ambicom.com/products/wp-kit/index.html
Posted by Red Wolf, on Feb 5, 2004 at 05:29 PM, in macOS
Thanks Diggory, the firmware update did the... 2,337 Views / 49 Replies  
Thanks Diggory, the firmware update did the trick. Listening to my iTunes through the headset right now and waiting for some cowokers to get back from lunch to try out iChat AV with it. I'm going to...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Feb 5, 2004 at 01:56 PM, in macOS
I don't even get a headset option in the setup... 2,337 Views / 49 Replies  
I don't even get a headset option in the setup menu so I guess I do need new firmware. Nice of Apple to not include that in Software Update :rolleyes: Thanks.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Feb 5, 2004 at 01:29 PM, in macOS
I have a Jabra BT200 bluetooth headset and while... 2,337 Views / 49 Replies  
I have a Jabra BT200 bluetooth headset and while I can pair it with my iBook (was able to do that before the update) I still can't set it up as a device or have the Audio preference recongize it as a...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Feb 5, 2004 at 01:17 PM, in macOS
If you have an external DVD burner and not an... 1,095 Views / 14 Replies  
If you have an external DVD burner and not an internal one but you have access to another Mac with a SuperDrive and need multiple copies of your DVD here's a trick I use. Create your iDVD project and...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jan 18, 2004 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
It also limits you to 60 minutes of video as... 478 Views / 3 Replies  
It also limits you to 60 minutes of video as opposed to 120 minutes.
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jan 18, 2004 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
I have the script (downloaded it shortly after... 738 Views / 8 Replies  
I have the script (downloaded it shortly after Macworld). However it seems to be buggy so I would wait until Apple re-releases it. I can make independent QuickTime movies for 3 of the 4 formats but...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jan 18, 2004 at 04:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm getting a new iBook w/Bluetooth next week and... 912 Views / 25 Replies  
I'm getting a new iBook w/Bluetooth next week and so I have been shopping for a new Bluetooth phone and carrier (going to switch after Nov. 24 when the new cell phone number law goes into effect). I...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Nov 8, 2003 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
While it won't be as fast as on a 12" PowerBook... 613 Views / 3 Replies  
While it won't be as fast as on a 12" PowerBook (only half the L2 cache and slower bus) having a G4/800 should do the trick. Keep in mind the slowest system Apple has put a SuperDrive into had a...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Nov 5, 2003 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
G3 Desktop & OS 9.2 Issues 585 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm setting up an old G3 desktop system for a friend who needs a Mac to play back DV files. Nothing too fancy here. Naturally I started by putting in a new drive and installing a new OS... or so I...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Aug 19, 2003 at 09:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Toast-AppleScript Help 766 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks but I've been there. It shows me I can script the session vs disc part but I can't figure out exactly how. That's why I was hoping for some example scripts that actually deal with burning in...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jul 28, 2003 at 07:10 AM, in macOS
Toast-AppleScript Help 766 Views / 3 Replies  
I am trying to automate some CD burning with Toast 5 Titanium. I have everything work with setting up an AppleScript but I can't get AppleScript to tell Toast to burn the disc as a disc (as opposed...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jul 25, 2003 at 12:55 PM, in macOS
I'm afraid Yahoo was the most popular cross... 676 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm afraid Yahoo was the most popular cross platform video chat for Mac users before iChat AV came out. MSN 6 on the PC side supports video chat but version 3.5 on the Mac side does not last I...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jun 29, 2003 at 06:16 PM, in Applications
It would be easier to get AIM or free .Mac... 766 Views / 9 Replies  
It would be easier to get AIM or free .Mac accounts. Signing up a free .Mac username also gives each employee a 60 day trial period to the full .Mac package. The username remains useable via iChat...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jun 29, 2003 at 06:05 PM, in Applications
If you put an animated GIF for your icon pic it... 4,786 Views / 77 Replies  
If you put an animated GIF for your icon pic it only shows the first frame of the GIF.

Back to the iBook/DV camera issue check this out:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93206
...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jun 24, 2003 at 10:23 AM, in Applications
I'm getting the same thing with my Canon Optura... 4,786 Views / 77 Replies  
I'm getting the same thing with my Canon Optura Pi DV camera. Are you using an iBook? I have an iBook G3/800 that I have been trying it on and I even tried it on an iBook G3/900 14" and neither would...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Jun 24, 2003 at 09:47 AM, in Applications
I do MPEG-1 and will probably continue doing... 693 Views / 4 Replies  
I do MPEG-1 and will probably continue doing MPEG-1 of my videos for the sheer fact you can't go wrong with the format. I actually managed to get the DivX files I created with ffmpegX to work (I...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 7, 2003 at 05:20 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
iTunes Library Manager... 559 Views / 1 Replies  
iTunes Library Manager (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/13554) is a cool little Apple Script that lets you create multiple iTunes library and switch between them (requires a restart...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 7, 2003 at 07:40 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
DivX Like Video for Mac and PC 693 Views / 4 Replies  
I know there are a lot of great MPEG-2/VOB to DivX programs out there for Mac OS X but I'm needing to take movies out of iMovie and FCE and make them into a DivX like video (DivX, XviD, 3ivx, etc)...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Apr 7, 2003 at 07:37 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I haven't done any experimenting with using Disk... 450 Views / 3 Replies  
I haven't done any experimenting with using Disk Copy or iTunes. I'll try that tonight. It would really cheese me off if Toast was the problem. The Toast interface is much easier for me to work with...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Mar 14, 2003 at 09:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FireWire CD-RW Speed Limit 450 Views / 3 Replies  
Apparently if I go over 16x in my neighborhood I get stopped by the Burn Error Police :p

I'm using a Sony CD-RW (CRX210E1) which is a 48x12x48 drive and a 120GB 7200 RPM Maxtor hard drive. Both...
Posted by Red Wolf, on Mar 13, 2003 at 09:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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