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For CAD, I would highly, highly recommend... 1,926 Views / 46 Replies  
For CAD, I would highly, highly recommend upgrading to 2GB RAM.
Posted by anamexis, on Oct 1, 2006 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would like to echo Ouhei's complete content.... 1,359 Views / 19 Replies  
I would like to echo Ouhei's complete content. The temperature has been fine, haven't noticed the fan since receiving it, speed is amazing, no chipping (I'm on a BlackBook with 2GB RAM), etc. etc.
I...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 16, 2006 at 12:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DDR2 actually consumes marginally less power than... 856 Views / 13 Replies  
DDR2 actually consumes marginally less power than DDR RAM. This certainly isn't the cause of the decrease in sleep power consumption - but what is?
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 6, 2006 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You seriously need to calm down. Also, you are... 1,197 Views / 14 Replies  
You seriously need to calm down. Also, you are wrong. Those temperatures on the webpage are clearly in fahrenheit. 120°C would equal 248°F, which I am fairly sure would burn you in slightly less than...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 6, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It can, but electronic devices emitting small... 11,550 Views / 32 Replies  
It can, but electronic devices emitting small explosions are actually rather rare.
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 6, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What do you use to clean your BlackBook case? 390 Views / 0 Replies  
My BlackBook will be arriving shortly and with all of the comments I've heard about grease stains, what are different people using the clean their BlackBook cases and how are they working?
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 6, 2006 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
under Applications/AppleScript, there should be a... 856 Views / 13 Replies  
under Applications/AppleScript, there should be a program called Script Editor. Paste it there, and then save, either as a script, if you want to run it from within another application (eg...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On second look, that script has a slight error in... 856 Views / 13 Replies  
On second look, that script has a slight error in it. Here is the revised script, which does not use encrypted sleep.


do shell script "/usr/bin/sudo -k;/usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/pmset -a...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 5, 2006 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
megasad, I found something in the macosxhints... 856 Views / 13 Replies  
megasad, I found something in the macosxhints archive that may be of help to you (http://www.macosxhints.com/comment.php?mode=view&cid=66614&query=hibernate)

I'm not a FruitMenu user myself and I...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 5, 2006 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, car and house insurance companies make... 2,853 Views / 32 Replies  
Well, car and house insurance companies make money too, but most people tend to get those. It's the basic concept of insurance -- you pay a fee to know you will not get stuck with any large repair...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 4, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's the link it sends me to before it... 688 Views / 6 Replies  
Here's the link it sends me to before it redirects me to that link:...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 4, 2006 at 03:11 PM, in Feedback
I, too, am getting the telephone ad with sound.... 688 Views / 6 Replies  
I, too, am getting the telephone ad with sound. It's driving me nuts.

Here's where it sent me to:
http://www.embarq.com/hsivoice55/?tid=C_T206_LOut_ConWeb_728x90
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 3, 2006 at 10:45 PM, in Feedback
It's been a while, but I would like to answer... 668 Views / 4 Replies  
It's been a while, but I would like to answer this question because as far as I can tell it has not been answered in this forum yet.
The problem is documented...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 7, 2006 at 05:56 PM, in Applications
Has there been any noticable difference in... 2,404 Views / 24 Replies  
Has there been any noticable difference in battery life?
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 2, 2006 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I do not own a MacBook yet so I cannot confirm... 1,466 Views / 8 Replies  
I do not own a MacBook yet so I cannot confirm this, but my guess would be to set Line Out to Optical Out. The problem is of course that this would disable Analog.
However, there may be a different...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 1, 2006 at 12:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, that is switching between virtual desktops.... 1,093 Views / 6 Replies  
No, that is switching between virtual desktops. Virtual desktops are basically like having two monitors on one screen, and switching between them. They're common in *nix window managers and you can...
Posted by anamexis, on May 31, 2006 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That would be the optical audio out of the... 1,466 Views / 8 Replies  
That would be the optical audio out of the MacBook. It uses a combined port for both analog and optical.
Posted by anamexis, on May 31, 2006 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, that sounds familiar. However, maybe a call... 1,217 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, that sounds familiar. However, maybe a call to Apple France could work things out - they have to have something for people working abroad, don't they?
Posted by anamexis, on May 28, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Could he just order it from Apple France... 1,217 Views / 10 Replies  
Could he just order it from Apple France (http://www.apple.com/fr/) and have it shipped to Japan?
Posted by anamexis, on May 28, 2006 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds good. It would be great to hear how... 2,147 Views / 14 Replies  
Sounds good.

It would be great to hear how the 7200RPM drive affects battery life, if at all. I would love to upgrade but not until I know how it will affect that.
Posted by anamexis, on May 21, 2006 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tiger installation fails on iBook G3 503 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm helping a friend get Tiger on her iBook G3. Don't know exact model, I think it's a 933MHz.
Anyways, I put in the DVD, and right after selecting the installation language, when it says "Preparing...
Posted by anamexis, on Aug 27, 2005 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The 680s have built-in Dolby Digital and DTS... 3,551 Views / 48 Replies  
The 680s have built-in Dolby Digital and DTS decoding, why would you need or want analog cables? I don't believe there are currently any Mac-compatible sound cards with built-in Dolby and DTS...
Posted by anamexis, on Jul 6, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Welcome to the USA...and the DMCA. I... 1,114 Views / 13 Replies  
Welcome to the USA...and the DMCA.



I would be more worried about them trying to stop you if you try to go to North Korea, period. Good luck with that.
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 13, 2005 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, you are allowed to use a mac anywhere... 1,114 Views / 13 Replies  
Actually, you are allowed to use a mac anywhere you want, you just aren't allowed to sell one to certain people and places.
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 12, 2005 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
There have not been any (publicly displayed)... 5,584 Views / 89 Replies  
There have not been any (publicly displayed) combinations of SMT, dual-core, and dual-processors yet, to my knowledge.
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 9, 2005 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: This is true, but Intel has announced that it is... 980 Views / 7 Replies  
This is true, but Intel has announced that it is adopting the AMD 64-bit architecture, so we come across the same identical platform issue anyways.

Also, I wouldn't overgeneralize it by saying...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
It looks like at present, all they have is a dev... 2,999 Views / 8 Replies  
It looks like at present, all they have is a dev toolkit in pre-alpha, and it's made for X11. As pointed out in my post above, this isn't really anything much yet and it's going to be ridiculously...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
To quote Slashdot user mcc: "...it's going to... 2,999 Views / 8 Replies  
To quote Slashdot user mcc:
"...it's going to require a LOT of work to make that work, above and beyond what Wine's already doing. Wine will have to be practically rewritten for cocoa. Otherwise...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
For goodness' sake, keep the G5! It certainly... 2,019 Views / 27 Replies  
For goodness' sake, keep the G5!
It certainly isn't obsolete and won't be for quite some time. It is ridiculously easy to maintain universal binaries and all smart developers will continue to do so...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: The thing is, they're technically porting to the... 980 Views / 7 Replies  
The thing is, they're technically porting to the CPU architecture of x86, which is not brand-exclusive, so they could theoretically use AMD chips any time they wanted to. They just went with Intel.
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just because the PowerMac was originally so named... 729 Views / 6 Replies  
Just because the PowerMac was originally so named because of the name of the CPU architecture doesn't mean it has to change with the introduction of a new one. If you've got name recognition, you...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you had watched the keynote, you would know... 5,793 Views / 90 Replies  
If you had watched the keynote, you would know that the director of the Microsoft Mac development department there, as well as a lead developer from Adobe, both fully supporting the switch and saying...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Intel CPU Answers and Misconceptions 2,999 Views / 8 Replies  
There are a lot of misconceptions flying around since the announcement of the switch to Intel CPUs today. Allow me to clear up some things.

EDIT: I would like to preface this post by stressing...
Posted by anamexis, on Jun 6, 2005 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Big Mac, the particular section that WJ quoted... 768 Views / 6 Replies  
Big Mac, the particular section that WJ quoted actually does deal with muting the outputs when the headphone (front) port is in use. A bit more of the context:



So, deselecting the "Allow Line...
Posted by anamexis, on May 15, 2005 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
You might have a point if power buttons didn't... 1,218 Views / 17 Replies  
You might have a point if power buttons didn't put the computer to sleep.
Posted by anamexis, on May 9, 2005 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
VLC has some problems with digital pass-through... 2,404 Views / 38 Replies  
VLC has some problems with digital pass-through on OS X. I don't know if there's any workarounds.
Posted by anamexis, on May 5, 2005 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm waking my (Rev. B) G5 with a mouse. Microsoft... 693 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm waking my (Rev. B) G5 with a mouse. Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0.
Posted by anamexis, on May 5, 2005 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
So, to answer your questions, 1) No. and 2)... 569 Views / 3 Replies  
So, to answer your questions,
1) No. and
2) No.
Posted by anamexis, on May 5, 2005 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Out of curiosity, what kind of speakers did you... 3,551 Views / 48 Replies  
Out of curiosity, what kind of speakers did you get?
Posted by anamexis, on May 4, 2005 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
It will probably be much like the DVD transition.... 2,404 Views / 38 Replies  
It will probably be much like the DVD transition. Extremely costly and rare at first, and gradually becoming cheaper and mainstream. I think someone announced the first consumer Blu-Ray player a...
Posted by anamexis, on May 4, 2005 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: Dual 1.8Ghz Power Mac G5, upgraded RAM 487 Views / 0 Replies  
Stats:
Dual 1.8GHz G5 Processors, 900MHz FSB
768MB RAM (128x2 + 256x2)
GeForce FX 5200, 64MB VRAM
80GB HD
SuperDrive
All original disks, manuals, keyboard, mouse.

Asking US$1500 plus...
Posted by anamexis, on May 4, 2005 at 01:22 AM, in Marketplace
I must say, I'm a bit frustrated that just after... 1,680 Views / 21 Replies  
I must say, I'm a bit frustrated that just after I buy a Dual 1.8GHz G5 the new iMacs come out. I definitely would have sprung for the 20" had I known they were coming.

Oh well...

Edit: no harm...
Posted by anamexis, on May 4, 2005 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
What method to you use to wake from sleep? (Power... 693 Views / 6 Replies  
What method to you use to wake from sleep? (Power button, keyboard, mouse)
Posted by anamexis, on May 4, 2005 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
To clear up the inaccuracies in your post, DVDs... 2,404 Views / 38 Replies  
To clear up the inaccuracies in your post, DVDs in North America are NTSC resolution, 720x480.
Secondly, the Recording Industry Association of America has nothing to do with digital video media. The...
Posted by anamexis, on May 2, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
I believe its BT2 but the modules aren't quite... 3,581 Views / 45 Replies  
I believe its BT2 but the modules aren't quite available yet.
Posted by anamexis, on May 2, 2005 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
You certainly entered the Mac world with a bang.... 3,551 Views / 48 Replies  
You certainly entered the Mac world with a bang. Have fun with your new tower + display!
Also, post some pictures over in the picture thread.
Posted by anamexis, on May 1, 2005 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
As I suspected, whoever mounted the SuperDrive... 606 Views / 3 Replies  
As I suspected, whoever mounted the SuperDrive last mounted it wrong so it was angled up and the tray would hit the case. With me and 2 mates yanking on it, we managed to pop it out and reinsert it...
Posted by anamexis, on May 1, 2005 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
OK, I see your guys' point. I agree that PCIe is... 3,917 Views / 54 Replies  
OK, I see your guys' point. I agree that PCIe is past due for PowerMacs, and I see your point that a high-end Mac should come with a high-end card. However, as a poor student, I would appreciate that...
Posted by anamexis, on Apr 30, 2005 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, firstly, I'm not attacking you. You do not... 3,917 Views / 54 Replies  
OK, firstly, I'm not attacking you.
You do not mention the 6800, which is available as BTO, as well as the Radeon 9800, still being sold in the Apple store.

Cards aren't going to stop being...
Posted by anamexis, on Apr 30, 2005 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
The increase of hardware offerings are being... 3,917 Views / 54 Replies  
The increase of hardware offerings are being offered, however not required. I don't see what problem you can have with this. I am a student. I wanted a machine that would last me a good long time,...
Posted by anamexis, on Apr 30, 2005 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
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