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Sticky: @clockworkwar Okay, okay... my Specbook... 1,155,649 Views / 4,110 Replies  
@clockworkwar

Okay, okay... my Specbook project is kind of rubbish. :\ I just thought a tip of the hat to the old Speccy would be kind of cool. But short of replacing the keys with bits of grey...
Posted by galaga, on Dec 18, 2006 at 06:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: @megasad Well, I didn't put a rainbow... 1,155,649 Views / 4,110 Replies  
@megasad

Well, I didn't put a rainbow sticker on the case because it was brand new and you never know what's going to happen. Which is just as well because the Number Lock key started...
Posted by galaga, on Dec 18, 2006 at 06:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I pimped my Blackbook out to resemble the mighty... 1,155,649 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I pimped my Blackbook out to resemble the mighty ZX Spectrum (http://www.gregorwright.com/salad/hey/the_black_macbook_is_the_best_computer_since_the_zx_spectrum/).

...
Posted by galaga, on Dec 17, 2006 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hacked the menu bar to display a Scottish... 2,127,156 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I hacked the menu bar to display a Scottish saltire instead of a British union jack. You can download it here (http://www.gregorwright.com/salad/hey/os_x_menu_bar_flag_hack/) and adjust it to display...
Posted by galaga, on Dec 17, 2006 at 12:05 PM, in GUI Customization
Yeah, I have rebooted. I only just tried to use... 448 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, I have rebooted. I only just tried to use the fonts today and it was Sunday that I installed them but they definitely showed up under 'User' in Font Book because I remember going through them...
Posted by galaga, on Sep 19, 2006 at 01:53 PM, in macOS
@Thorzdad- My account is the admin account and is... 448 Views / 6 Replies  
@Thorzdad- My account is the admin account and is the only account on the computer, so that can't be the problem.

@Chuckit- I thought that when you installed them they automatically went into...
Posted by galaga, on Sep 19, 2006 at 01:16 PM, in macOS
Hundreds Of Fonts Totally Vanished 448 Views / 6 Replies  
This is the weirdest thing that ever happened to me with a Mac.

I'm currently setting up my new Macbook and I downloaded a lot of fonts that I used to have installed on my Powerbook but didn't...
Posted by galaga, on Sep 19, 2006 at 12:30 PM, in macOS
Suggestion for a standardised heat test: Run... 8,354 Views / 111 Replies  
Suggestion for a standardised heat test:

Run yes> dev/null for 15 minutes

Flip Macbook upside down

Crack one large, grade A free-range egg on the bottom

Record time it takes to fry egg
Posted by galaga, on Jun 30, 2006 at 08:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my rev. b 15" albook just under a year ago.... 31,836 Views / 111 Replies  
I got my rev. b 15" albook just under a year ago. After a month or two I started noticing uneven illumination in the bottom right corner. This slowly worsened until about a third of the display was...
Posted by galaga, on Feb 19, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm... I suppose that's the most effective way... 850 Views / 7 Replies  
Hmm... I suppose that's the most effective way but it would be a lot of hassle. Maybe I could set it up so that it automatically logs into a guest account with no access to my main account. Wouldn't...
Posted by galaga, on Jul 7, 2004 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the help, I really appreciate it. (The... 850 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the help, I really appreciate it. (The backlight stopped working again today btw). Just one more daft question-

When it goes in for repair I should just back up my hard drive and send...
Posted by galaga, on Jul 7, 2004 at 08:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Last of the lemons? 850 Views / 7 Replies  
I got my 1.25 rev a 15" albook on 17 March after months of watching and waiting until all of the issues it had seemed to have subsided. I have been extremely impressed with this machine... until...
Posted by galaga, on Jul 6, 2004 at 08:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thanks. The cat's called Cat-Shape would you... 1,155,649 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thanks. The cat's called Cat-Shape would you believe, and you can see a couple of funny photos of him here (http://www.gregorwright.com/burningsalad/oldsalad/000006.php).
Posted by galaga, on Jun 2, 2004 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Yup, the cat is officially part of the setup. His... 1,155,649 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Yup, the cat is officially part of the setup. His only complaint is about the powerbook's trackpad- apparently he would prefer a mouse. :)
Posted by galaga, on May 28, 2004 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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Posted by galaga, on May 26, 2004 at 08:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am an artist. I never sell much work, and I... 7,420 Views / 150 Replies  
I am an artist. I never sell much work, and I have never had a salary. I live off of about 4k a year. I am pretty poor. And a lot poorer after shelling out for a 1.25 albook. :hmm:
Posted by galaga, on Apr 27, 2004 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Would Apple let me upgrade? 403 Views / 2 Replies  
I know this is a bit of a long shot...

I got my a 15" 1.25 albook on March 17th and so far I love it. It is totally amazing. But I was wondering if there is any way Apple would let me upgrade it...
Posted by galaga, on Apr 20, 2004 at 08:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You have discerning taste! ... 1,340 Views / 21 Replies  
You have discerning taste!



Whaaatthe:censor: ? Halo on the Mac is keyboard only? Surely not.



I didn't even know this was possible. Don't you need any kind of software for this to work?
Posted by galaga, on Mar 8, 2004 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just a suggestion... you might want to check out... 1,340 Views / 21 Replies  
Just a suggestion... you might want to check out some emulators at http://www.emulation.net and go for some retro gaming. You should be able to run some older arcade basketball games under Mame no...
Posted by galaga, on Mar 7, 2004 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree. Reading these forums, you would think... 1,379 Views / 20 Replies  
I agree. Reading these forums, you would think that everyone was a graphics professional needing to do cutting-edge harcore rendering 24 hours a day.

Now, I'm sure some are, but I also suspect...
Posted by galaga, on Mar 6, 2004 at 07:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Whine, whine. 1,309 Views / 36 Replies  
Hilarious! :D :D :D
Posted by galaga, on Mar 3, 2004 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Both of those machines came out at the same time,... 1,313 Views / 22 Replies  
Both of those machines came out at the same time, Oct 03 if memory serves, meaning that they are still rev a since there has been no speed bump.
Posted by galaga, on Mar 2, 2004 at 06:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: 15" G4 with Superdrive 1,313 Views / 22 Replies  
When did it go rev b?
Posted by galaga, on Feb 29, 2004 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
F:censor: it, sell the kids and go for a dual G5... 552 Views / 4 Replies  
F:censor: it, sell the kids and go for a dual G5 desktop as well.
Posted by galaga, on Feb 19, 2004 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, so I was getting off topic. But the point... 1,876 Views / 47 Replies  
Okay, so I was getting off topic. But the point is if you use a Mac it should be pretty much good enough for your gaming needs in the sense that for most Mac users, gaming is usually of secondary...
Posted by galaga, on Feb 13, 2004 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The facts as I see them... Macs are pretty... 1,876 Views / 47 Replies  
The facts as I see them...

Macs are pretty good for games in the sense that a high-end mac is perfectly capable of running all but the latest games at a fairly respectable speed.

Macs are not...
Posted by galaga, on Feb 13, 2004 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Expect G5 powerbooks any day now- I just put in... 1,507 Views / 21 Replies  
Expect G5 powerbooks any day now- I just put in my order for a 1.25 15" albook. :p

Seriously though, I've ordered it through the university where my mum works in order to get a higher education...
Posted by galaga, on Feb 13, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: My Doom Virus 821 Views / 10 Replies  
If you are running Virtual PC and get infected by a PC virus, is it just the virtual VPC disk that is infected or does your Mac iteself actually get infected?
Posted by galaga, on Feb 12, 2004 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was joking.:rolleyes: 1,873 Views / 34 Replies  
I was joking.:rolleyes:
Posted by galaga, on Feb 10, 2004 at 08:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you sure you're not wearing some kind of... 1,873 Views / 34 Replies  
Are you sure you're not wearing some kind of fancy digital watch that emits a massive magnetic field? :p
Posted by galaga, on Feb 9, 2004 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just found this...... 4,817 Views / 22 Replies  
I just found this... http://radtech.us/Products/Wildeepz.aspx. Maybe these could help. I also found a post on another forum saying that the lid gap in the 15" albook is intentional, to address the...
Posted by galaga, on Feb 8, 2004 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have never bought a refurb but as far as I... 1,295 Views / 21 Replies  
I have never bought a refurb but as far as I know, in a normal production run, only a certain % (about 25%?) of units are tested. ie. The chances are with a new machine, it hasn't been thoroughly...
Posted by galaga, on Feb 8, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the review nagromme :) I am still in... 4,817 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks for the review nagromme :) I am still in a dilemma about buying a 15" albook. I really want one and I sort of need one (g4 desktop 400mhz at the moment). I'm glad that most of the problems...
Posted by galaga, on Feb 8, 2004 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Not very fancy. :( 1,155,649 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Not very fancy. :(
Posted by galaga, on Jan 25, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's pretty much what I was getting at. It... 680 Views / 8 Replies  
That's pretty much what I was getting at. It doesn't seem as if anyone knows for sure whether it's on rev b or not yet. And added to that, it's an 'unofficial' concept, so there may be disagreement...
Posted by galaga, on Jan 22, 2004 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, that sounds sensible. Thanks for the... 680 Views / 8 Replies  
Okay, that sounds sensible. Thanks for the explanation. Without meaning to complicate the issue, are you implying that apple might very well tweak the logic board in a new batch of machines to fix a...
Posted by galaga, on Jan 21, 2004 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
rev b definition? 680 Views / 8 Replies  
I am going to buy a 15" albook and have been following recent events surrounding it. I was wondering if anyone could give me a definitive answer regarding what rev b actually is? I asked this on the...
Posted by galaga, on Jan 21, 2004 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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