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Sorry for the newbie question, but does one need... 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
Sorry for the newbie question, but does one need BOTH popcorn and toast in order to burn a DVD? Can popcorn both compress and burn the DVD? Thanks for the clarification.
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 31, 2004 at 02:01 PM, in Applications
I know you guys probably don't know, but anyone... 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
I know you guys probably don't know, but anyone hear if a new version of Toast will be coming out at MacWorld?
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 28, 2004 at 12:29 PM, in Applications
So buying Toast and Popcorn together should do... 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
So buying Toast and Popcorn together should do the trick (so long as I use Mac The Ripper first)? Is it necessary to buy the actual disks, or can I just download from Roxio? Thanks.
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 28, 2004 at 07:47 AM, in Applications
I guess a main question is if I should (or can)... 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
I guess a main question is if I should (or can) use Popcorn rather than DVD2oneX?
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 27, 2004 at 05:24 PM, in Applications
Great, thanks for the wonderful advice. I... 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
Great, thanks for the wonderful advice. I actually haven't yet purchased Toast. Will it be OK to just download it from Roxio, or should I buy the disk? What about Popcorn. Thanks again.
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 27, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in Applications
Step-by-step guide to burn a DVD 1,200 Views / 17 Replies  
Hello all. I know there are other threads that deal with this issue, so no need to remind me. I am new to the world of burning DVDs and could really use a basic step-by-step guide as to what...
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 27, 2004 at 04:42 PM, in Applications
I'm actually located in France, so the UK... 434 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm actually located in France, so the UK consumer product laws don't benefit me. I've been on the phone all day with Apple Care Europe and in the United States, and wow, the customer service is...
Posted by huxbnw, on Oct 1, 2004 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AppleCare Europe nightmare for Powerbook 434 Views / 3 Replies  
I broke my hinge a few weeks ago. My computer has been with AppleCare Europe for about four weeks now. Every time I call to get a new status report, I hear the same -- they're waiting for a new...
Posted by huxbnw, on Oct 1, 2004 at 06:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You've got to be kidding? Next stop, North... 2,357 Views / 166 Replies  
You've got to be kidding? Next stop, North Korea? Or maybe Saudi Arabia first?
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 24, 2004 at 10:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Great cartoon about the election -- my point... 436 Views / 13 Replies  
Great cartoon about the election -- my point exactly.

http://www.msnbc.com/comics/editorial_content.asp?sFile=jd040924
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 24, 2004 at 10:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
What is up with all the Republican babble... 436 Views / 13 Replies  
What is up with all the Republican babble focusing on stupidity, like Kerry or Bush's conduct in Vietnam, hurricanes, an iMovie, or Kerry's demoralizing effect on the troops? In this election, all...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 24, 2004 at 10:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Kind of like Bush's desperate attempts to... 436 Views / 13 Replies  
Kind of like Bush's desperate attempts to convince American voters that things are actually getting better in Iraq, or the insurgency is decreasing in size, or elections are coming, etc. I'll take...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 24, 2004 at 08:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No joke, I swear. Can you give me a link to the... 901 Views / 11 Replies  
No joke, I swear. Can you give me a link to the Apple website text? It sounded crazy to me too!
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 22, 2004 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No Cram and Jam with Edu Discount 901 Views / 11 Replies  
Just received a mailing from Apple that the Cram and Jam Discount does not work if you bought the laptop with an Edu discount. Is this true? Seems a bit strange, since they market the discount to...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 22, 2004 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Called AppleCare Europe this morning and heard... 921 Views / 17 Replies  
Called AppleCare Europe this morning and heard some interesting news. Unfortunately, the Powerbook is still there, waiting for a new part to come in. When I asked about the needed part, noting that...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 22, 2004 at 05:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
News 392 Views / 0 Replies  
Mistake -- please erase
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 22, 2004 at 05:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Two weeks at AppleCare Europe, and no computer,... 921 Views / 17 Replies  
Two weeks at AppleCare Europe, and no computer, no message, nothing. If the hinge is such a common problem, shouldn't this be an easy repair? Living without this maching is nearly killing me!
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 21, 2004 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Favorite daily newsletter 354 Views / 0 Replies  
Don't know if this is the right category for the question, but I was wondering what daily newsletters people enjoyed receiving. I love Slate's Today's Papers, but was wondering about others out...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 16, 2004 at 09:30 AM, in Applications
Had the same problems with my Ti a week ago. ... 467 Views / 3 Replies  
Had the same problems with my Ti a week ago. Unfortunately, one night the hinge snapped while I was closing it. It's off with the good folks at Apple Care at the moment. But you have an Al, so the...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 13, 2004 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In my opinion, all Apple users should get Apple... 1,409 Views / 38 Replies  
In my opinion, all Apple users should get Apple Care. The fact that the computer will usually sit on your desk does not mean it will be free from all problems for 4 years. If an AC adapter blows,...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 13, 2004 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some Relief 921 Views / 17 Replies  
Called AppleCare France this morning, and after an hour wait on hold, I finally got some good news. They agreed to take it away and fix the hinge, stating that this is a common problem with Ti...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 5, 2004 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the advice 921 Views / 17 Replies  
If I were in the U.S. I would not be so concerned, as I've heard that this issue is rather common. I really did nothing to create this mess. All was fine until last nightk, when there was some...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 5, 2004 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ti Hinge Snap 921 Views / 17 Replies  
After no significant problems with my computer for 18 months, the left hinge of my 1 Gig Ti snapped tonight. The computer still works, but I cannot really open or close the screen. I need this as a...
Posted by huxbnw, on Sep 4, 2004 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Personal Finance App 565 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi All. I'm looking for the few best personal finance applications that will help me keep track of banking, credit cards, etc. Seems like this would be a popular thing to do on a Mac, but none of...
Posted by huxbnw, on Aug 29, 2004 at 08:37 AM, in Applications
Very helpful 486 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the always helpful comments guys. Really, that's exactly what I wanted when I posted the thread. I have checked the sticky -- many times, thanks. However, it hasn't seen many updates...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 25, 2004 at 01:06 PM, in Applications
Any good new shareware/freeware? 486 Views / 4 Replies  
As I'm always looking for new apps (addicted to MacUpdate and VersionTracker), any good new shareware/freeware people can recommend? I know this is a general question that is also discussed...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 25, 2004 at 12:41 PM, in Applications
How can you customize Adium to look more like... 2,230 Views / 58 Replies  
How can you customize Adium to look more like iChat? Many of the extras are, in my opinion, not so pleasing on the eyes.
Posted by huxbnw, on May 24, 2004 at 08:13 AM, in Applications
Sticky: Top 5 that I've received from this list: 1.... 204,817 Views / 557 Replies  
Top 5 that I've received from this list:

1. Quicksilver
2. Proteus/Adium
3. MacJanitor
4. OmniWeb/Opera
5. SideTrack

Thanks for the amazing list.
Posted by huxbnw, on May 23, 2004 at 11:17 AM, in Applications
I like Proteus at the moment... 2,230 Views / 58 Replies  
Don't really have a good reason, other than it looks better on the desktop. I wish one of these apps would have options for the appearance of the buddy list. In Adium, the buddy list is so small...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 23, 2004 at 11:12 AM, in Applications
Fire, Adium, or Proteus? 2,230 Views / 58 Replies  
Which app. do you like better and why?
Posted by huxbnw, on May 19, 2004 at 04:03 AM, in Applications
Explain the hype of OmniWeb 1,516 Views / 39 Replies  
Please, someone tell me why this app is so revered on this board. I just don't get it. Makes me feel like I'm missing out.
Posted by huxbnw, on May 14, 2004 at 07:37 PM, in Applications
The price is an average of what I've seen on... 878 Views / 13 Replies  
The price is an average of what I've seen on eBay, plus some software that the buyer wouldn't have to purchase.
Posted by huxbnw, on May 14, 2004 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would sell my Ti for 1300-1400 and buy a new Al... 878 Views / 13 Replies  
I would sell my Ti for 1300-1400 and buy a new Al with an education discount.
Posted by huxbnw, on May 14, 2004 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As for use of the computer, I don't do any... 878 Views / 13 Replies  
As for use of the computer, I don't do any graphic intensive work. That being said, I'm on my computer all the time, either working for classes, surfing the Net, playing games, or otherwise. It's...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 14, 2004 at 02:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Trade Ti for Al? 878 Views / 13 Replies  
I have the possibility of trading in a 1 Ghz Ti and buying a new 17" Al, new AppleCare, new bag, for a difference of $1200. Should I do it? Is the jump up to a faster 17" Al worth the price? As a...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 13, 2004 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, I did a search, and it didn't give me a... 673 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, I did a search, and it didn't give me a recent answer. Given all my recent problems on my PC, I thought I'd ask. Sorry if that's a problem.
Posted by huxbnw, on May 11, 2004 at 06:11 PM, in Applications
Spyware 673 Views / 6 Replies  
After spending two days fixing my PC from spyware, I'm wondering if there are any known spyware apps on a Mac. If so, any apps to help protect against spyware? Thanks.
Posted by huxbnw, on May 11, 2004 at 06:50 AM, in Applications
What's your favorite browser? 965 Views / 31 Replies  
So what is it? Safari, Mozilla, Opera, IE (please no), Netscape? And what version? Are they all basically the same, or does one stand out?
Posted by huxbnw, on May 11, 2004 at 06:49 AM, in Applications
Hmm 488 Views / 9 Replies  
We know the person selling the Powerbook, and have absolutely no worries about its condition. I've seen it and it's nearly in perfect shape. The real question is about durability: for a computer...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 5, 2004 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Advice needed: used Powerbook or new iBook 399 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello everyone. My dad is buying a computer for my mom, and is hesitating between a used Powerbook titanium 1 Gig and a new 14 inch iBook 1.2 Gig. The price of the Powerbook will probably be around...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 4, 2004 at 01:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Advice needed: used Powerbook or new iBook? 488 Views / 9 Replies  
Hello everyone. My dad is buying a computer for my mom, and is hesitating between a used Powerbook titanium 1 Gig and a new 14 inch iBook 1.2 Gig. The price of the Powerbook will probably be around...
Posted by huxbnw, on May 4, 2004 at 01:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey Boulderdash... 1,642 Views / 14 Replies  
I can't find a theme that looks as nice as yours. Could I maybe get a copy of it?
Posted by huxbnw, on Jan 9, 2004 at 09:44 AM, in Applications
Downloading Audio Files 524 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to automatically load an audio file to the audio software (real player, for example) without downloading a plug-in onto the desktop?

I hate having to put a file in the trash every...
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 27, 2003 at 03:44 PM, in Applications
Sticky: Fantastic 204,817 Views / 557 Replies  
That PDF plug-in does away with the most annoying aspect of Safari for me. Thanks a ton!
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 27, 2003 at 01:15 PM, in Applications
Looks like 653 Views / 9 Replies  
512 MB SDRAM at the moment. Could I get another 512 MB?
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 3, 2003 at 04:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
TiBook RAM Help 653 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey all. I have a 1 Gig TiBook and am thinking of investing in some more RAM.

Seeing as how I know next to nothing about RAM upgrades, I was hoping someone could help me with these questions:
...
Posted by huxbnw, on Dec 2, 2003 at 06:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
International Purchase of Panther 400 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there any difference in a copy of Panther that I would purchase in Europe (in Paris) as opposed to an American copy? I don't want to be stuck with a version of the OS that is made specifically...
Posted by huxbnw, on Oct 14, 2003 at 06:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Wireless Abroad 360 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm moving to France in about two months and would love to use a wireless router. I will have a cable modem that, I've been told, can be connected to a WiFi system. Has anyone tried setting up a...
Posted by huxbnw, on Jul 20, 2003 at 12:32 AM, in Networking
All seems fine a day later. Thanks for all the... 852 Views / 20 Replies  
All seems fine a day later. Thanks for all the encouragement fellow posters. :D
Posted by huxbnw, on Mar 16, 2003 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It Works!!! 852 Views / 20 Replies  
I am writing this very message on my now fully functioning (as far as I can tell) TiBook. I waited until earlier this afternoon to turn it on after almost two full days of sun/fan exposure. Despite...
Posted by huxbnw, on Mar 15, 2003 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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