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Can everyone say Ponzi scheme? 2,558 Views / 41 Replies  
Can everyone say Ponzi scheme?
Posted by pjkim, on Apr 14, 2003 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
It is just STUPID business planning to have an... 1,010 Views / 25 Replies  
It is just STUPID business planning to have an essential component (microprocessor) available from only one vendor! When IBM first made PCs, they lined up Intel and another vendor (I forget who) so...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 16, 2002 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can also check the directory ... 512 Views / 12 Replies  
You can also check the directory
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiscRecording.framework/Versions/A/Resources/DevicePlugIns

and find a file corresponding to the drive manufacturer. In your case...
Posted by pjkim, on Jun 21, 2002 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can also check the directory ... 512 Views / 12 Replies  
You can also check the directory
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiscRecording.framework/Versions/A/Resources/DevicePlugIns

and find a file corresponding to the drive manufacturer. In your case...
Posted by pjkim, on Jun 21, 2002 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Call me a blasphemer, but I think that the best... 580 Views / 20 Replies  
Call me a blasphemer, but I think that the best buy in Apple hardware right now is the new iMac G4 with a superdrive. For $1800 you get a 800MHz G4, a very nice screen, planty of ram and drive space....
Posted by pjkim, on Mar 16, 2002 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
IBM 75GXP hard drive failure 400 Views / 4 Replies  
The IBM 75GXP hard drive in my G4 finally died. This is the IBM model that has a very high failure rate - there is even a class action lawsuit against IBM for this. The mode of failure on my machine...
Posted by pjkim, on Jan 29, 2002 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
If that handwriting video is real, it has to be... 517 Views / 21 Replies  
If that handwriting video is real, it has to be the WORST possible angle to demonstrate the new device- the most important part, where the stylus meets the screen (rubber meets the road?) is...
Posted by pjkim, on Jan 3, 2002 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
hard drive util to lock out bad sectors? 1,040 Views / 1 Replies  
I have two hard drives on my computer and my slave drive has developed some bad sectors. The disk makes repeated searching noises when I access a certain file and sometimes reads it OK and othertimes...
Posted by pjkim, on Dec 30, 2001 at 06:50 PM, in macOS
You may not be able to burn at full 24X speed.... 576 Views / 15 Replies  
You may not be able to burn at full 24X speed. iTunes now decodes on the fly your computer now has to be able to supply raw audio data to the burner at 24X normal playing speed.

Given that iTunes...
Posted by pjkim, on Dec 27, 2001 at 08:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Some people have had success by editing a... 417 Views / 4 Replies  
Some people have had success by editing a preference file. The instructions are here:
...
Posted by pjkim, on Dec 25, 2001 at 11:21 AM, in macOS
New developer tools? 393 Views / 9 Replies  
According to the Apple OSX update site http://www.apple.com/macosx/upgrade, the $20 mail in and free in store updates are different.

The $20 mail in update includes three CDs
Mac OS X version...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 25, 2001 at 07:33 PM, in macOS
I had the same problem with a 500 DP. Turned out... 521 Views / 6 Replies  
I had the same problem with a 500 DP. Turned out that it was due to my internet connection- I was using SWBell DSL using Enternet PPPoE. I finally broke down and got a Linksys DSL router and the...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 24, 2001 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I too had problems with classic not starting up... 484 Views / 3 Replies  
I too had problems with classic not starting up properly. It all started after purchasing a Linksys DSL router. I changed my network setting on my computer from using PPPoE to DHCP. Everything else...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 16, 2001 at 10:18 AM, in macOS
What kind of a rude ass mo fo are you? What is... 462 Views / 13 Replies  
What kind of a rude ass mo fo are you? What is wrong with posting my experience with a company on a public forum? Maybe I want to warn others about their crappy tech support. How is that crying?
...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 6, 2001 at 06:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
At least Apple answers the phone when you call.... 462 Views / 13 Replies  
At least Apple answers the phone when you call. Just for grins, why don't you try calling the QPS tech support line. Chances are you will never talk to anyone. And the part where they say they will...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 6, 2001 at 03:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a QPS QueFire CDRW drive and can't... 495 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a QPS QueFire CDRW drive and can't recommend it at all. The drive worked fine when I first got it last October. It is now making screeching noises and refusing to burn CDs. I have been calling...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 5, 2001 at 07:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a QPS QueFire CDRW drive and can't... 462 Views / 13 Replies  
I have a QPS QueFire CDRW drive and can't recommend it at all. The drive worked fine when I first got it last October. It is now making screeching noises and refusing to burn CDs. I have been calling...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 5, 2001 at 07:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Generic tulip driver in OSX? 404 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a Kingston 10/100 ethernet NIC that I use to connect to my Laserwriter. I don't have a hub and my built in ethernet port is connected to a DSL modem. This setup works fine under OS9 because...
Posted by pjkim, on Sep 2, 2001 at 11:37 PM, in macOS
Driver for tulip/DEC21x4 ethernet NIC 504 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a Kingston KNE110TX ethernet NIC that works just fine under OS9 and Linux using the tulip driver. From reading the Linux literature, it seems that the tulip driver is closely related to or is...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 26, 2001 at 04:43 PM, in macOS
Abstract concepts? What is that you see on your... 1,258 Views / 80 Replies  
Abstract concepts? What is that you see on your computer screen that is NOT abstract? Everything there is abstract. Windows, close boxes, menues, cursors, folders, dock, sliders, scroll bars, pop up...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 15, 2001 at 08:13 PM, in macOS
Sort of off topic but here goes. I have an... 685 Views / 20 Replies  
Sort of off topic but here goes. I have an Ethernet card that prevents deep sleep. Is a cards ability to deep sleep determined by software or hardware? Can you force a card to deep sleep through...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 15, 2001 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a Kingston KNE 110TX (10/100 speed) NIC.... 565 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a Kingston KNE 110TX (10/100 speed) NIC. It is no longer made by Kingston. It works fine under OS9 and Linux using the tulip driver. It does NOT however work under OSX. The drivers for it just...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 9, 2001 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a 1 y old Kingston 10/100TX ethernet NIC... 402 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a 1 y old Kingston 10/100TX ethernet NIC that works fine with OS9 and under Linux using the tulip driver. It does NOT work under OSX and I can't seem to find drivers for it. Hopefully 10.1...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 9, 2001 at 09:12 AM, in macOS
This thread is inane. Yes, the newer graphics... 704 Views / 31 Replies  
This thread is inane. Yes, the newer graphics cards (and Playstation 2s) are faster at raw hardwired FLOPs than most CPUs.

Yes, a Colt 45 is faster and gets better gas mileage than any car. Do you...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 7, 2001 at 10:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
This argument is inane. How can MacAddict... 1,278 Views / 132 Replies  
This argument is inane. How can MacAddict continue to sell this at a loss? Make it up on volume? Granted that their margin is slim but they can't eat $16.00 (difference between Apple's and...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 6, 2001 at 06:46 PM, in macOS
I just went to the Apple store in Plano, TX. I... 1,286 Views / 39 Replies  
I just went to the Apple store in Plano, TX. I played with the iBook and the G4PB. I was shocked to find out just how heavy the iBook was. I know I read the specs about 5 lb, but the iBook just...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 5, 2001 at 10:45 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Enemies? What enemies? The P4 is just... 413 Views / 7 Replies  
Enemies? What enemies?

The P4 is just another processor. Get over it. Go outside. Give it up. Stop trolling.

Despite the marketing and hoopla, we are not at war. We are using computers. Our...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 4, 2001 at 06:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you tried zapping your pram a few times... 775 Views / 5 Replies  
Have you tried zapping your pram a few times (boot with command optiion P R)?
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 4, 2001 at 08:41 AM, in macOS
You can run iDVD without a Superdrive just fine.... 477 Views / 4 Replies  
You can run iDVD without a Superdrive just fine. Problem is that there is no way to do an MPEG conversion without the Superdrive.

You can run iDVD and do all the layout and editing that you want....
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 4, 2001 at 08:38 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can run iDVD without a Superdrive just fine.... 671 Views / 14 Replies  
You can run iDVD without a Superdrive just fine. Problem is that there is no way to do an MPEG conversion without the Superdrive.

You can run iDVD and do all the layout and editing that you want....
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 4, 2001 at 08:38 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I am using a 500 DP (gigabit with DVD-RAM drive)... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
I am using a 500 DP (gigabit with DVD-RAM drive) with Mac OS 9.1 (lastest available from what I can gather) with firmware version 4.18f5. My eject button does NOT behave as it should.
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 2, 2001 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Tulip driver for ethernet card. 282 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a Kingston kne110tx ethernet NIC. I works fine under OS9 using the OS9 driver. It even works under Linux using the tulip driver. Unfortunately, I can't get it to work under OSX.

I have...
Posted by pjkim, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:00 AM, in macOS
I have a 500 DP (gigabit) G4 with a DVD-RAM... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a 500 DP (gigabit) G4 with a DVD-RAM drive. Is the eject button thing a problem that was fixed in the digital audio series? Is there a setting somewhere that i am neglecting?

I can open and...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 30, 2001 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
What bothers me about the eject key is that it... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
What bothers me about the eject key is that it does only that- eject a disc. If I want to open the DVD door, I have to perform two entirely different tasks depending on whether there is a disc inside...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 30, 2001 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Another consideration is that I use a DSL modem... 1,521 Views / 6 Replies  
Another consideration is that I use a DSL modem hooked up to my ethernet port. Will I need to get a DSL router in order to use DSL and an ethernet printer? That would unfortately add about $150 to...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 30, 2001 at 10:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Because the option-boot method is so slow. Even... 682 Views / 8 Replies  
Because the option-boot method is so slow. Even though the option boot method can find the OS9 and OSX volumes, it still takes a good 10-15 seconds before I can actually start the boot process. I can...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 29, 2001 at 11:41 PM, in macOS
Localtalk printer to new mac? 1,521 Views / 6 Replies  
I am thinking about getting a used Laserwriter. Problem is that they have localtalk and sometimes centronics interfaces. What is the best and least expensive ways of connecing these printers to newer...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 29, 2001 at 11:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
P2P client for OS9 353 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone found a P2P client that works well under OS9? I have tried Gnutella with very limited success- it consistently crashes after a few minutes. Limewire is a little bit more stable but has...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 29, 2001 at 10:44 PM, in Applications
Dual booting with open firmware 682 Views / 8 Replies  
I remember a while back that people were wondering how to dual boot using open firmware. I haven't seen any posts recently, but also don't recall any solutions, so here it is.

This is how you can...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 29, 2001 at 10:30 PM, in macOS
This is really sad because there is space for... 474 Views / 6 Replies  
This is really sad because there is space for another full size bay above the current CD bay but it is just wasted space. In the G3s, you could cut the case to fit a full size bay below the CD bay,...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 28, 2001 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Try the Apple system profiler under the apple... 480 Views / 2 Replies  
Try the Apple system profiler under the apple menu and look under devices and volumes. See if your machine can see the device at all. If it can, then it is probably a driver issue.

You should also...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 28, 2001 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can your G4 sleep? 470 Views / 2 Replies  
I can't wake my G4 from deep sleep. I have a 500 DP and no PCI cards. My machine goes to sleep just fine but upon waking, will partially redraw the desktop and then freeze requiring a reboot.

I...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 28, 2001 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Some airlines are already planning wireless... 615 Views / 11 Replies  
Some airlines are already planning wireless internet access inflight based on 802.11, ie Airport. I think that in a few years, most flights will have this available.

Once people start fragging...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 28, 2001 at 07:13 PM, in macOS
Danger in arguing with an idiot is that after a... 861 Views / 6 Replies  
Danger in arguing with an idiot is that after a while, it is hard to tell who is the idiot. Sometimes better to walk away.
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 28, 2001 at 07:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Even if you use the canon TWAIN drivers, the... 512 Views / 6 Replies  
Even if you use the canon TWAIN drivers, the software still calibrates about three times too often to get one scan. Canon really needs to fix this. The other thing is that I talked to canon about OSX...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 28, 2001 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that there should be an automated script... 462 Views / 10 Replies  
I think that there should be an automated script that looks at the first 10 posts. Any messages containing anything even remotely resembling

First Post, Phirst Pohst, Fhirst Postt, etc

should...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 28, 2001 at 06:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Slightly off topic, but forgive me. First, the... 387 Views / 2 Replies  
Slightly off topic, but forgive me. First, the 533 DP is arguably the second fasted Mac ever made behind the 800 DP.

Second, I think that Apple is squandering the potential of iDVD. I think that...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 27, 2001 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought a Canon D660U. I have some gripes about... 512 Views / 6 Replies  
I bought a Canon D660U. I have some gripes about it. The optical quality is quite good unless you scan a slide. Do not buy this thinking you will be able to get a decent scan of a slide or negative....
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 27, 2001 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just one more thing, how much revenue does Apple... 583 Views / 35 Replies  
Just one more thing, how much revenue does Apple expect to generate with the update fee when they say that people are welcome to make copies of it. They really need to balance this revenue with the...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 27, 2001 at 08:22 AM, in macOS
I definately remember Jobs saying, "Read my lips,... 583 Views / 35 Replies  
I definately remember Jobs saying, "Read my lips, no new taxes. The upgrade will be FREE." Maybe Jobs is so rich that he has fallen out of touch with what the rest of the world considers free. If...
Posted by pjkim, on Jul 27, 2001 at 08:17 AM, in macOS
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