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Philips GoGear 6GB mp3 player on OS X? 542 Views / 0 Replies  
I received this thing as a gift, and as far as I can tell, it is expressly designed to be incompatible with a Mac. It uses "Playsforsure," Microsoft's DRM crap, but it doesn't just control DRM...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Mar 1, 2007 at 05:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, check your PM. 635 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, check your PM.
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jan 24, 2006 at 02:53 PM, in Marketplace
C'mon, this is a PRIMO trackball! 635 Views / 4 Replies  
Someone must be the slightest bit interested. Anyone?

It's going up on eBay next, and I guarantee you the eBay price will be higher than whatever we work out from this forum. I just don't feel...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jan 16, 2006 at 05:37 AM, in Marketplace
<nudge> This is a great trackball, surely... 635 Views / 4 Replies  
<nudge>

This is a great trackball, surely some graphic artist here could use it? If it doesn't sell here, I'm going to eBay, where it will probably fetch a higher price than I'm willing to let it...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jan 8, 2006 at 06:37 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Kensington Expert Mouse 635 Views / 4 Replies  
http://us.kensington.com/images/pc/K64325-4260.jpg

This is a Kensington Expert Mouse,
model# K64325. (http://us.kensington.com/html/2200.html) Of course it is not really a mouse at all, but...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jan 4, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Marketplace
Rip-OFF! 2,547 Views / 60 Replies  
The pricing is an utter rip off.



For 12-16 bucks I can buy a new CD, or I can go to one of 5 used CD joints in town and get a new CD for under 10 bucks.

A real CD has no copy...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Mar 6, 2003 at 03:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: This is an "improvement??" 3,310 Views / 88 Replies  
It did this to me in 10.1.x, but in 10.2 every time I create a new folder the name is highlighted and ready to edit.

Odd how so many quirks and bugs are sporadic among OS X users. There seems...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Nov 12, 2002 at 08:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Utilities? In OS X? I just fsck it and trash... 3,310 Views / 88 Replies  
Utilities? In OS X? I just fsck it and trash the utilities folder upon installation or upgrade. OS X don't need 'em...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Nov 12, 2002 at 08:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Test 3,334 Views / 51 Replies  
Well before updating from 10.2.1 to 10.2.2, I did a variety of things to control for factors besides the OS upgrade. I updated prebinding, repaired the drive and permissions, restarted into single...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Nov 12, 2002 at 08:36 AM, in Mac OS X
I've found that if I make the iTunes window as... 3,889 Views / 108 Replies  
I've found that if I make the iTunes window as small as possible, and close the EQ window, then CPU usage is minimized. It's not perfect but iTunes is a real sweet app for free.
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Oct 20, 2002 at 11:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: iStorm 1.0 Released! 5,503 Views / 139 Replies  
Careful, bud. You're becoming an Aqua-bitch.
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Oct 11, 2002 at 01:58 AM, in Applications
No problems with Clear Dock, other than that it... 1,396 Views / 39 Replies  
No problems with Clear Dock, other than that it makes the icons difficult to see on many desktop pics. Went back to Apple's default because it's the nicest balance of transparency.

Tried the...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Oct 11, 2002 at 01:49 AM, in Mac OS X
This is a big problem with Apple's burning... 518 Views / 7 Replies  
This is a big problem with Apple's burning software. It's quality software except that you cannot burn multisession CDs.

The only explanation I can think of is that Apple doesn't want to drive...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 30, 2002 at 10:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Fixed it! It was the preference file "CD... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
Fixed it! It was the preference file "CD Info.cidb", it holds information on audio CD tracks. Weird that it became corrupted somehow with the installation of Jaguar. I'll have to connect to the...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 30, 2002 at 01:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah this was a sweet feature. I never used it... 3,541 Views / 105 Replies  
Yeah this was a sweet feature. I never used it often, but when I did use it it was nice to have.

There are many details like this from OS 9 that OS X still needs to acquire. One wonders how...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 27, 2002 at 04:20 AM, in Mac OS X
No, YOU like Platinum the best. Many other Mac... 3,541 Views / 105 Replies  
No, YOU like Platinum the best. Many other Mac users have embraced Aqua as their favorite GUI and forgot about Platinum long ago.

Me, I love Aqua. It's gorgeous while being highly functional. ...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 27, 2002 at 04:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Forget about a new mobo, that would be so costly... 579 Views / 10 Replies  
Forget about a new mobo, that would be so costly and complex to install that it's not worth it.

Also, since you already have a mobo that supports PC133 RAM there isn't much headroom for...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple won't ditch Moto entirely, they will still... 1,795 Views / 26 Replies  
Apple won't ditch Moto entirely, they will still use G4s in the "consumer" Macs like the iMac and iBook. If Moto delivers a "G5" (doubtful, but not impossible), then Apple would likely use such a...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same here....audio CDs are recognized by disk... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
Same here....audio CDs are recognized by disk utility but not by iTunes or the Finder.

This problem is consistent, I can't get ANY audio CDs to mount. But I'm not going to call Apple tech support...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 03:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Omg 1,348 Views / 27 Replies  
You realize that this is a site where people post about problems they have with OS X in search of solutions? We see mostly problems with OS X here because that's what this forum is for, it's a help...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 01:48 AM, in Mac OS X
These aren't the only changes I'd make to OS X,... 3,541 Views / 105 Replies  
These aren't the only changes I'd make to OS X, but I'd like to see the following improvements to Open/save dialogues:

•Save the view from last time.

•Scrollwheel support.

•Adjustable...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 01:39 AM, in Mac OS X
OS X doesn't need it. At least, that's according... 575 Views / 8 Replies  
OS X doesn't need it. At least, that's according to some Unix geeks I've spoken with. They claim that Unix systems neither need nor benefit from defragging and optimizing utilities. I tend to...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Not unless the price comes down. I've been using... 2,017 Views / 62 Replies  
Not unless the price comes down. I've been using iTools ever since I got my Mac, but all I used it for was email and light iDisk storage. If I could purchase a .mac account with email and 5-10 MB...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 01:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Office v.X is such a scam....it has no... 418 Views / 7 Replies  
Office v.X is such a scam....it has no significant new features over Office 2001 and yet Micro$oft are charging full price for it. Other developers who carbonize their apps without adding new...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 12:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Jaguar won't recognize audio CDs...what to do? 458 Views / 6 Replies  
Since installing Jaguar, I can't get OS X to recognize any audio CDs. I've tried several CDs, all of which play fine on a CD player. When I insert an audio CD, I get the following message:


...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 26, 2002 at 12:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Why do you want your trash on the desktop? So it... 481 Views / 10 Replies  
Why do you want your trash on the desktop? So it gets obscured by windows and thus remains hidden when you need to use it?

Why don't you give the default position of the trash in OS X a chance? ...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 21, 2002 at 07:11 AM, in Mac OS X
This basically creates an "Apple Menu" for the... 377 Views / 4 Replies  
This basically creates an "Apple Menu" for the dock, with the advantage over the Apple menu of being more customizable, and of course you can make as many as you like for the dock. It helps to paste...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 21, 2002 at 07:06 AM, in Mac OS X
The POWER 4 will never show up in a Mac, it is... 840 Views / 6 Replies  
The POWER 4 will never show up in a Mac, it is far too expensive, hot, and HUGE!

What WILL be used in Macs is a derivative of the POWER 4. It is called the GPUL for Giga-processor-ultra-light....
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 21, 2002 at 06:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's not speed that I like in a tower, it's... 753 Views / 22 Replies  
It's not speed that I like in a tower, it's longevity.

I bought my Sawtooth 400 MHz G4 2 years ago, and since then I've upgraded the video card to a Radeon for games, and of course now I can...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 20, 2002 at 04:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nevermind... 2,172 Views / 44 Replies  
Nevermind...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 20, 2002 at 02:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I love the new Aqua. I've always liked Aqua but... 1,141 Views / 30 Replies  
I love the new Aqua. I've always liked Aqua but I admire the glassiness of Jaguar, it seems more subtle to me. Some people will never be satisfied with the GUI no matter what Apple does, so I think...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 16, 2002 at 02:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I used Norton Utilities 7 (for OS X) to optimize... 1,953 Views / 40 Replies  
I used Norton Utilities 7 (for OS X) to optimize my OS X drive. It totally hosed my system and I had to do a clean install to get OS X back. Luckily I keep my home directory on a separate...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Sep 16, 2002 at 12:12 AM, in Mac OS X
May as well keep classic around just in case. It... 3,711 Views / 35 Replies  
May as well keep classic around just in case. It doesn't take up much HD space, and you never know when you'll need classic to run some old app. It would suck to need it and not have it, while...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 27, 2002 at 04:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Some of you need to face up to the reality that... 6,896 Views / 182 Replies  
Some of you need to face up to the reality that if not for Sherlock, Watson would never have been made.

As for Apple buying Watson, why should they when Sherlock is their own creation? Sure,...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 27, 2002 at 04:43 PM, in Mac OS X
It's not unusual to have problems with an OS... 1,154 Views / 25 Replies  
It's not unusual to have problems with an OS install if you reboot the system while it's in the middle of an upgrade. What did you expect, that your wife could just unplug the computer while OS X...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 27, 2002 at 04:34 PM, in Mac OS X
I just don't get some of the arguments here. ... 6,896 Views / 182 Replies  
I just don't get some of the arguments here. Apple gave Mr. Wood. recognition for his talent, they gave him time to make some dough with Watson, and they offered him a job!

Worst case scenario: ...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 27, 2002 at 11:23 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm with Zimphire. Mr. Wood took Apple's... 6,896 Views / 182 Replies  
I'm with Zimphire.

Mr. Wood took Apple's creation, Sherlock, and he improved upon it. Then Apple took Wood's idea and improved upon it. Not only did Wood not contribute to the creation of...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 26, 2002 at 06:00 PM, in Mac OS X
The key is that Apple is ditching Moto for their... 1,496 Views / 37 Replies  
The key is that Apple is ditching Moto for their high end chips. IBM is going to be Apple's new supplier, and unlike Moto, IBM does NOT have difficulties in fabbing and scaling their chps. They are...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 1, 2002 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 537 Views / 38 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Spheric Harlot:
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Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 1, 2002 at 04:28 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 537 Views / 38 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by msuper69:
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Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Aug 1, 2002 at 04:20 PM, in Mac OS X
•Quake 3 Arena •Unreal Tournament •Warcraft... 3,300 Views / 102 Replies  
•Quake 3 Arena
•Unreal Tournament
•Warcraft III
•iTunes Visuals
•SF1945
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 28, 2002 at 09:35 PM, in Gaming
Best way to give Apple the message about .mac is... 684 Views / 76 Replies  
Best way to give Apple the message about .mac is to NOT PAY FOR IT! All else is meaningless. As long as Apple is making money on it, no amount of complaints will change it. But if too few people...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 28, 2002 at 09:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Sales of Office v.X are a bit misleading, since... 388 Views / 29 Replies  
Sales of Office v.X are a bit misleading, since only recently Office 2001 was released. 2001 sold VERY well, and many mac users are still using it. It also works fine in classic.

You can never...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 28, 2002 at 08:51 PM, in Mac OS X
<a... 518 Views / 12 Replies  
<a href="http://bbs.xlr8yourmac.com/ubb/Forum12/HTML/000506.html" target="_blank">http://bbs.xlr8yourmac.com/ubb/Forum12/HTML/000506.html</a>

Creative does not officially support OS X driver...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 26, 2002 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree. There should be an upgrade price of $20... 680 Views / 47 Replies  
I agree. There should be an upgrade price of $20 or so. Charge the full price to new OS X users.

And I think that the people pissing about Apple employees having families to feed should have "I...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 23, 2002 at 11:16 AM, in Mac OS X
This bug is fixed in the Jaguar builds that I've... 236 Views / 3 Replies  
This bug is fixed in the Jaguar builds that I've used.
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 23, 2002 at 10:57 AM, in Mac OS X
I can't believe how many suckers there are who... 267 Views / 18 Replies  
I can't believe how many suckers there are who are willing to pay for dot mac. Wake up you people!

If nobody paid for that rip-off called .mac, then Apple would be forced to go back to iTools. ...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 23, 2002 at 10:56 AM, in Mac OS X
How about they name it after viruses? OS X... 466 Views / 27 Replies  
How about they name it after viruses?

OS X "Ebola" "Infiltrates EVERY organ at once, the best in multi-tasking!"

OS X "HIV" "Nothing can stop it! The most stable OS on Earth!"

OS X...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 23, 2002 at 01:35 AM, in Mac OS X
I'll be paying the student price for it. I... 686 Views / 76 Replies  
I'll be paying the student price for it.

I think it would be in Apple's best interest to make the Jaguar update free. Every Mac running OS X is essentially a "free" advertisement for Apple, it's...
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 23, 2002 at 01:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh, so there is no solution? Fair enough. ... 292 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh, so there is no solution?

Fair enough. Looks like I won't be sending emails with any sigfile photos.....Maybe Jaguar will surprise me.
Posted by OverclockedHomoSapien, on Jul 22, 2002 at 10:34 PM, in Applications
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