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I have been having the same problem, which is... 535 Views / 3 Replies  
I have been having the same problem, which is driving me nuts. Can anyone advise?
Posted by nayr x, on Oct 30, 2006 at 09:44 PM, in macOS
Gaming on MBP, thoughts? 639 Views / 3 Replies  
I got a MBP at the beginning of the summer, and have since been a little bummed with it's gaming capability. It might be that my g5 desktop had me spoiled, but I haven't found any fps that truly run...
Posted by nayr x, on Jul 12, 2006 at 12:18 AM, in Gaming
Rev A PBG4 500. 5+years as my primary Use... 1,203 Views / 11 Replies  
Rev A PBG4 500.
5+years as my primary Use Machine- up for months at a time under heavy usage.
Best machine I have ever owned.

Will probably retire the ol' girl this summer with a MBP.
I do...
Posted by nayr x, on Apr 25, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess that's why the newly burgeoning ubiquity... 1,137 Views / 31 Replies  
I guess that's why the newly burgeoning ubiquity of macs has made me increasingly indifferent. While there are a number of you who consistently write post worth reading (whether in agreement with my...
Posted by nayr x, on Apr 19, 2006 at 04:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't worry, I'm not loosing any sleep over it. ... 1,137 Views / 31 Replies  
Don't worry, I'm not loosing any sleep over it.

...Oh wait, what time is it? Sh*t!... maybe I am!... Uh... *ahem*:

Other than tonight, it's not something I regularly loose sleep over. I just...
Posted by nayr x, on Apr 18, 2006 at 03:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am jack's complete lack of surprise. 1,137 Views / 31 Replies  
I am jack's complete lack of surprise.
Posted by nayr x, on Apr 18, 2006 at 03:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The year the music died 1,137 Views / 31 Replies  
And now, an apple-flavored rant for my fellow macintosh lovers:
-------------------------------------------
I have been using apples since their inception.
I have had half a dozen macs.
I have...
Posted by nayr x, on Apr 18, 2006 at 03:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I miss the classic voices. The newer one's lack... 27,640 Views / 12 Replies  
I miss the classic voices. The newer one's lack character. Classic Fred was even a star on Radio Head's OK computer. And I almost got suspended in highschool cuz I made the computer in the video room...
Posted by nayr x, on Dec 8, 2005 at 02:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
i was going to post the very same thing just the... 740 Views / 9 Replies  
i was going to post the very same thing just the other day!

I miss my apple flavored drama too!

I visited that site on a daily basis for years.... It is truly missed.

My theory is that now...
Posted by nayr x, on Dec 8, 2005 at 02:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.elsewhere.org/bandname For band... 928 Views / 24 Replies  
http://www.elsewhere.org/bandname

For band names, but could always be used as an album name
Posted by nayr x, on Dec 8, 2005 at 02:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
(fighting back laughter)..... 1,036 Views / 15 Replies  
(fighting back laughter).....
Posted by nayr x, on Dec 7, 2005 at 03:42 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
It's hard to answer that question... I have only... 2,330 Views / 15 Replies  
It's hard to answer that question... I have only breifly used the previous G5 models so I can't really make a comparison... I played with photoshop CS on a dual 2.7 at the apple store for a few hours...
Posted by nayr x, on Dec 4, 2005 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
well, MY power book is almost 5 years old and... 2,330 Views / 15 Replies  
well, MY power book is almost 5 years old and makes a constant, high-pitched 'whir'. The G5 makes quite a bit of noise when the fans are running, and the CD/dvd drive is louder than most i have...
Posted by nayr x, on Dec 3, 2005 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Living with a Quad: First impressions 2,330 Views / 15 Replies  
So, i have had my quad for about 3 weeks now, and have finally gotten around to posting some comments on it. Overall the thing is wonderful, a huge step up from my powerbook.
Here are some random...
Posted by nayr x, on Dec 2, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine shipped too!! Ordered Nov 2, should... 8,299 Views / 120 Replies  
Mine shipped too!!

Ordered Nov 2, should arrive *today* (Nov 18th) @ ~3:00!!! (My ship by date was Dec 2nd.)

Show everyone how I feel, little smileys!
:D :D :D :D :D
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 18, 2005 at 03:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
while we're dreaming: I want a "tablet" mac which... 1,520 Views / 61 Replies  
while we're dreaming: I want a "tablet" mac which is essentially a portable 24 inch display that is the same thickness as a powerbook's screen (Or at least as thick as a firewire or DVI port requires...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 16, 2005 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
while we're dreaming: I want a computer which is... 1,520 Views / 61 Replies  
while we're dreaming: I want a computer which is essentially a 24 inch display that is the same thickness as a powerbook's screen (Or at least as thick as a firewire or DVI port requires it to be)...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 16, 2005 at 01:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
hmm... that screen shot does match the... 571 Views / 4 Replies  
hmm... that screen shot does match the description I gave, which means it was a poor description!

First, it was on the apple //c, really basic, monochrome graphics, (this was probably in like, 86...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 16, 2005 at 01:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking for an Apple //c Game... 571 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey this is random, but In my latest flight of ADD, I was remembering that when I was a kid, our family had a //c, and there was this game on it that I would play for hours. I'm pretty sure it was...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 16, 2005 at 01:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ditto. I have gone through literally dozens... 870 Views / 15 Replies  
Ditto.

I have gone through literally dozens of revisons, scratch that, from-scratch designs for my portfolio website. I currently don't have one up and running. I have several trade names...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 15, 2005 at 04:58 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
As far as the design, graphically, here is what... 810 Views / 10 Replies  
As far as the design, graphically, here is what firts struck me:

I like the bold red on white for sure. Also, the subtle greyness of the text bodies adds something too. The navigation is a bit...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 15, 2005 at 04:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
hmm... Jealousy tastes like pineapple... 8,299 Views / 120 Replies  
hmm... Jealousy tastes like pineapple...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 15, 2005 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Damn that is depressing. That has been my primary... 44,496 Views / 292 Replies  
Damn that is depressing. That has been my primary setup for the last 5 or so years... I have a Quad on order too, so you and I are looking at a speed increase of 20x or more! (based on joshh's 19...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 15, 2005 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just a sideline observation: ... 3,006 Views / 118 Replies  
Just a sideline observation:

SuvsareRetarted:

Join date Nov 2005 (max: 15 days ago)
Posts: 280+
Status: Veteran Member

:err:
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 15, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
hey, thanks guys. I actually have done a bit more... 851 Views / 5 Replies  
hey, thanks guys. I actually have done a bit more research since I made the initial post, and think I have a good workflow pinned down. And yeah, It is clear how important good archiving is going to...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 15, 2005 at 01:17 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
FCP "Online/Offline" editing... 851 Views / 5 Replies  
Who here has done the following:

-Filmed in HDV
-Edited the footage in SD on a powerbook
-Transfered the FCP doc with HD settings, sans media files, to a powermac and recaptured footage in HD...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 12, 2005 at 10:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
See if this makes sense to anyone but me: ... 17,028 Views / 244 Replies  
See if this makes sense to anyone but me:

She IS definitely hot!
She is definitely NOT beautiful.

Beautiful is inherently hot.
Hot is not always beautiful.
:err:
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 12, 2005 at 10:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
TV sucks. I have zero faith in ANY network these... 1,549 Views / 56 Replies  
TV sucks. I have zero faith in ANY network these days. Everything that is different and worthwhile either gets canceled or assimilated to pacify the lowest common denominator, AKA the average...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 12, 2005 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have yet to see a "protective film" maker show... 9,030 Views / 54 Replies  
I have yet to see a "protective film" maker show a picture of what the actual product looks like applied to an ipod. All the photos I've seen are obviously just graphics. That really puts me off.
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 10, 2005 at 08:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
DAMN! that thing is sexy! way to add fuel to my... 8,299 Views / 120 Replies  
DAMN! that thing is sexy!
way to add fuel to my OCD..
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 10, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered my Quad on the 2nd. Rather than order... 26,614 Views / 169 Replies  
I ordered my Quad on the 2nd. Rather than order online, I decided to call Apple Sales. The sales guy guaranteed me It would be here before the end of the month, possibly as early as thanksgiving...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 10, 2005 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
5G ipod and itunes organization 819 Views / 3 Replies  
:confused: A few quickies:

Why don't folders used to organize playlists in itunes create coreponding directories on the iPod? This seems silly. The folders were a great addition to itunes,...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 10, 2005 at 04:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't know why some of you are being rude, and... 1,560 Views / 18 Replies  
I don't know why some of you are being rude, and offering nonconstructive criticism (see:"i thought it was awful" (wow, that's profound, thanks for that))... I am quite impressed by the end product,...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 8, 2005 at 01:50 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
How to "fix" a faulty drive after warranty expires. 1,284 Views / 4 Replies  
Here is an excerpt from an extremely helpful artice* I read** recently concerning fixing*** malfunctioning ipods which are no longer covered under warranty. Guaranteed**** to work!

"If your iPod...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 7, 2005 at 07:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just got a new 60 gigger, haven't used it yet... 2,211 Views / 21 Replies  
I just got a new 60 gigger, haven't used it yet (waiting for my new comp, old one only has usb 1 :hmm: ) I am worried about this new 'pod... I have had a 15G 3rd gen ipod for the last 3 some years,...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 7, 2005 at 06:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: -500Mhz 1st Gen TiBook -1GB ram -30G HD ... 15,483 Views / 122 Replies  
-500Mhz 1st Gen TiBook
-1GB ram
-30G HD
-Used side by side my old studio display from by B&W G3

-450Mhz B&W G3 sitting on floor networked via Ethernet
to laptop, has 150GB and 60GB HDs.
...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 7, 2005 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
blu-ray, HDDVD, whatever. I Doubt either of these... 4,106 Views / 181 Replies  
blu-ray, HDDVD, whatever. I Doubt either of these technologies will 'revolutionize' anything. Whichever format 'wins' will have the honor of filling a niche roll in technology for a brief time. Some...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 6, 2005 at 03:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
(well obviously it's no world-record.) 4,705 Views / 52 Replies  
(well obviously it's no world-record.)
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 6, 2005 at 03:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Highest milage vehicle "contenst" 4,705 Views / 52 Replies  
My girlfriend's '90 Subaru Loyale has more miles than any car I have ever seen or heard of. My 91' Civic Si is pushing the 200k mark, but that is a young pup in comparison. She bought it two years...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 6, 2005 at 02:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, just a follow up: As I said above I... 26,614 Views / 169 Replies  
Well, just a follow up:

As I said above I need one of these kajiggers ASAP, so I called Apple Sales Dept, and had them guarantee me that it would arrive before the end of this month. So... I...
Posted by nayr x, on Nov 3, 2005 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I know this has been touched on throughout this... 26,614 Views / 169 Replies  
I know this has been touched on throughout this thread, but as far as availability... For those of you who have placed orders, when is your est. ship date? I need one ASAP for a project. If I can't...
Posted by nayr x, on Oct 31, 2005 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Somebody really needs to get crackin on a... 3,094 Views / 58 Replies  
Somebody really needs to get crackin on a *Reliable* avi->mpeg4 prog. That is my biggest concern, and the reason I'll wait a while to see how things pan out. I use VLC almost exclusively to watch...
Posted by nayr x, on Oct 17, 2005 at 01:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You guys might as well be arguing with an eight... 9,633 Views / 143 Replies  
You guys might as well be arguing with an eight year old.

Just ignore him so he will get bored and go bother his mommy to buy him the new Talking Kungfu Ballmer Action Doll instead.
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 9, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://micromorphic.com/rand/badgers.jpg ... 871 Views / 23 Replies  
http://micromorphic.com/rand/badgers.jpg

Sweet Nanna McCrudden Loves Badgers.
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 8, 2005 at 04:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Look, all of you are obviously overlooking the... 16,158 Views / 613 Replies  
Look, all of you are obviously overlooking the core issues! If we would just look at logically with this: that James is 100% correct!!! and there is nothing left to be dabate.

Quite simply, james...
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 7, 2005 at 06:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow..... :eek: after reading this thread,... 16,158 Views / 613 Replies  
Wow..... :eek:

after reading this thread, all I can say is that I sure hope that James' handler has had him neutered. While it is impressive that a down-syndromed rhesus monkey has been taught to...
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 7, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Has anyone ordered anything from USAPhotoNation.com? 443 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey all,

im about to place a rather expensive order with USAPhotoNation.com, but am a little weary because their prices are suspiciously good. I am ordering a camcorder which is priced at about...
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 6, 2005 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WWJB? heck, what would you buy? 577 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, I am just about to place the order for my new monster desktop. I need it for a project involving a ton of HD video editing and 3D animation, so I want to make sure I get the best setup.
...
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 6, 2005 at 04:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Maya or Lightwave? 1,481 Views / 25 Replies  
Any opinions on which is better for animation?
Any killer features in one or the other that might tip the ballance?

In the next two or three days I will be ordering one or the other. If anyone...
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 6, 2005 at 04:43 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I created a pretty epic sequence some years ago... 1,020 Views / 5 Replies  
I created a pretty epic sequence some years ago using iMovie and Adobe After Effects.

1. Film your sequence. Use "light sabers" with actual "blades", like a wooden dowel or a slim stick. Make...
Posted by nayr x, on Sep 6, 2005 at 04:37 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
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