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Mac (or even Windows) equivalent of Just Dance for Wii? 3,886 Views / 2 Replies  
is there any equivalent for a desktop computer (preferably Mac, but I could run Windows as well) of Just Dance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_Dance_(video_game)) for Wii (also recently released...
Posted by OmniX, on Jan 12, 2012 at 04:24 PM, in Gaming
OSX client: limited # of SMB connections? 480 Views / 1 Replies  
My understanding is that OSX client (ie as opposed to the server version) limits the number of AFP connections to 10 when sharing files with other Macs. Is there a similar limit for SMB connections...
Posted by OmniX, on May 22, 2010 at 03:03 PM, in Networking
advice on 4GB RAM modules for Santa Rosa MB/MBP 660 Views / 0 Replies  
i'm looking for a single 4GB PC2-5300 SO-DIMM RAM module so I can max out my Santa Rosa MB.

4GB modules with non-insane prices don't appear to be all that common out there (yet), but I've found...
Posted by OmniX, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
is it possible to manipulate PDFs to add an image? 392 Views / 3 Replies  
I know it's possible to use Acrobat Professional to edit/manipulate certain aspects of PDF's; e.g. in addition to highlighting or annotating, one can sometimes add or delete text. I'm wondering...
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 6, 2008 at 10:52 PM, in Applications
On a related note, is there any metadata... 387 Views / 1 Replies  
On a related note, is there any metadata 'exporter' (perhaps 3rd party) for iPhoto that can write metadata directly to JPG files?
Posted by OmniX, on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:05 PM, in Applications
Photo Org Program that stores metadata in files themselves? 387 Views / 1 Replies  
Google's Picasa stores user-added metadata (keywords, tags, ratings, whatever) in the IPTC 'field' of JPEG files (equivalent to MP3 ID3 space). --> see Picasa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Posted by OmniX, on Oct 18, 2007 at 12:42 AM, in Applications
disable SSID broadcast? 993 Views / 6 Replies  
on another note, is disabling SSID broadcast a standard option on all routers? i was able to confirm that D-Link routers support that feature (thanks El Gato for the emulator reference), but I've had...
Posted by OmniX, on Jan 21, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in Networking
Is D-Link mac-friendly, in terms of providing any... 993 Views / 6 Replies  
Is D-Link mac-friendly, in terms of providing any firmware updaters that can be used from a Mac?




I don't know too much about routers, so would you mind elaborating on that? What better...
Posted by OmniX, on Jan 21, 2007 at 02:22 PM, in Networking
Best D-Link WiFi Router? 993 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm looking to get a new router+wifi-basestation, and have narrowed the choices down to two inexpensive D-Link models and one NetGear model. Aside from the relatively small difference in price...
Posted by OmniX, on Jan 20, 2007 at 02:22 PM, in Networking
merge Mail.app ~/Library/Mail directories from diff accounts? 393 Views / 0 Replies  
I have two user accounts on my computer, x1 and x2, each of which has Mail.app setup to access a different IMAP mail account, x1@imap.mail1.com, and x2@imap.mail2.com, respectively. In addition to...
Posted by OmniX, on Jan 14, 2007 at 10:29 AM, in Applications
you want this for an internal drive? i don't... 639 Views / 4 Replies  
you want this for an internal drive? i don't think G4's have SATA connectors, so you'd have to purchase a SATA PCI card -- or do you have one already? or are you planning on using this externally?
...
Posted by OmniX, on Dec 23, 2006 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Good/Simple Text Editor with Tabs? 446 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking for a light-weight, simple word processing / text editing app that has a tabbed interface. Something like MS Word 2004 in 'Notebook Layout' view would be ideal, except with tabs...
Posted by OmniX, on Nov 21, 2006 at 12:49 AM, in Applications
How Portable/Standard is Apple's WebArchive format? 769 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm wondering if anyone has any knowledge or experience regarding the portability (if any?) of Apple's Web Archive format, introduced in Safari in 10.4. Can WebArchive files be accessed in any other...
Posted by OmniX, on Oct 20, 2006 at 09:53 PM, in macOS
The performance hit of having non-interleaved... 870 Views / 18 Replies  
The performance hit of having non-interleaved memory modules is minor compared to the boost of having more overall RAM. Definitely install the RAM; the whole machine should be snappier, and any...
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 27, 2006 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for the hint. thread at: ... 715 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks for the hint. thread at:

http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=27833&pid=193718&st=0&#entry193718
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 23, 2006 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
has anyone upgraded a Jan06 Core1Duo to new Core2Duo chip 715 Views / 5 Replies  
curious if anyone has tried upgrading the original Core1 chip in an intel iMac (or mini, or MacBook(Pro) to a Core 2 Duo chip? If so, how difficult/expensive was this process -- the chips are...
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 23, 2006 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanks -- i am aware of BTO or external options,... 578 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks -- i am aware of BTO or external options, but neither of those are for me. has anyone actually any experience with getting at the internal drive?

i wish ifixit would post a guide, but for...
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 21, 2006 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
No offense Jamil5454, but you may not know very... 1,183 Views / 19 Replies  
No offense Jamil5454, but you may not know very far; at the very least, the C2D iMacs have a 3GB RAM ceiling, while I believe the first-gen CD iMacs had a 2GB RAM ceiling. This alone suggests at...
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 19, 2006 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
how easy/difficult to replace iMac C2D internal HD? 578 Views / 3 Replies  
hi, i posted this some time ago but didn't see any responses. does anyone have any easy/difficult is it to replace the internal HD in these new Core2Duo iMacs? And is the difficulty at all...
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 19, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
replace interal HD in intel C2D iMacs? 9,216 Views / 20 Replies  
To reiterate this question -- aside from the RAM, which apparently is quite simple to get at, how difficult is it to replace the internal HD in these new Core2Duo iMacs? And is the difficulty at all...
Posted by OmniX, on Sep 14, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mark Duell -- what's the situation with eSATA on... 1,048 Views / 8 Replies  
Mark Duell -- what's the situation with eSATA on the PC side of things. Is it common? Your signature is intriguing -- has there been any speculation/thoughts on when/if Apple might adopt it? (or...
Posted by OmniX, on Aug 31, 2006 at 11:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
chefpastry, could you elaborate on your chipset... 1,048 Views / 8 Replies  
chefpastry, could you elaborate on your chipset comment? are you alluding to the Oxford 911 FW controller-- is this still the thing to get? Are there different USB2 controllers out there, of...
Posted by OmniX, on Aug 31, 2006 at 08:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
external drive: FW vs USB2; (P)ATA vs SATA 1,048 Views / 8 Replies  
i'm looking into getting an external HDD and am wondering if there is any performance difference between the Firewire (400) and USB2 interfaces on a modern mac (i.e. Intel/Tiger). In other words,...
Posted by OmniX, on Aug 30, 2006 at 10:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Will this 120GB 2.5" HD work in my MacBook? 688 Views / 3 Replies  
hi - i'm shopping around for a good 120GB HD for my new MacBook (currently has a 60). I found the following for $150 at TigerDirect, but under tech specs, for interface it only says "2.5-in Mobile"....
Posted by OmniX, on Jul 4, 2006 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks elpopi for the recommendation; i may check... 8,095 Views / 15 Replies  
thanks elpopi for the recommendation; i may check it out.
but i simply can't believe that there exist no free apps for the OSX platform that can manage and manipulate IPTC metadata for photos. ...
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 30, 2006 at 11:31 AM, in Applications
i'm not sure i see anything wrong with that, as... 8,095 Views / 15 Replies  
i'm not sure i see anything wrong with that, as long as it's relevant to the discussion at hand, which it is. additionally, the issue of using iPhoto (or other similar software) to organize photo...
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 12, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in Applications
I'm not familiar with the details of the... 8,095 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm not familiar with the details of the differences, but there's another standard called IPTC, which Google's Picasa utilizes to store metadata _in_ the file itself. The following is from Google's...
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 11, 2006 at 11:37 PM, in Applications
Question: for every photo that you tag or... 8,095 Views / 15 Replies  
Question: for every photo that you tag or comment, where does iPhoto store this metadata? Is it stored somewhere in the photo file itself, or is it stored outside the file, e.g. in some iPhoto...
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 11, 2006 at 12:43 AM, in Applications
lcruise, thanks for your very helpful reply. 5,469 Views / 11 Replies  
lcruise, thanks for your very helpful reply.
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 10, 2006 at 01:39 AM, in Applications
yes, there appear to be a number (perhaps most... 531 Views / 6 Replies  
yes, there appear to be a number (perhaps most prominently iFlash) -- but I was posting to see if the community had had any experiences or particular recommendations. That's what this board is...
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 10, 2006 at 01:20 AM, in Applications
good app to create and study with flash cards? 531 Views / 6 Replies  
hi, i'm trying to learn a language and am wondering if there are any good flash card creation/management apps out there for Mac (or even Windwos, if Mac options are sub-optimal) that people know of?...
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 9, 2006 at 07:12 PM, in Applications
Hi -- I too would really appreciate an answer to... 5,469 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi -- I too would really appreciate an answer to this question. In iTunes one can either have the app manage and maintain all files by itself ("copy files to iTunes music fold when adding to...
Posted by OmniX, on Jun 9, 2006 at 07:02 PM, in Applications
thanks -- very good point, no currently shipping... 17,461 Views / 14 Replies  
thanks -- very good point, no currently shipping intel macs can have >1 internal hard drive.

a more proper and precise formulation of the question would be can the inevitable intel-mac towers (due...
Posted by OmniX, on Apr 6, 2006 at 01:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
can bootcamp use Windows on an external FW/USB drive? 17,461 Views / 14 Replies  
anyone know if bootcamp can be used to boot Windows off of an external FireWire or USB drive?

or does the Windows startup volume have to be on an internal disk? What if you have say a G5 with >1...
Posted by OmniX, on Apr 6, 2006 at 12:43 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
speed w.r.t. interleaving/memory config in intel iMac 387 Views / 0 Replies  
hi -- wondering if the assembled mac pundits have any advice as to the following:

will there be any speed difference in an new intel iMac with a single 1Gig DIMM installed vs. a 1Gig & a 512MB...
Posted by OmniX, on Apr 2, 2006 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
iJed -- an interesting observation. anyone around... 13,047 Views / 25 Replies  
iJed -- an interesting observation. anyone around know anything about trade law? or care to take the matter up with the WTO?

that said, many multinational corporations sell the product in...
Posted by OmniX, on Mar 23, 2006 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Eddie, where do get this information, the 200MB... 1,117 Views / 21 Replies  
Eddie, where do get this information, the 200MB max? Apple's literature is ambiguous on this point, but would seem to imply a 64 (or perhaps 80MB) ceiling of shared memory use by the GMA950...
Posted by OmniX, on Mar 19, 2006 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
chances that current mini will support Leopard graphics? 1,117 Views / 21 Replies  
as we all know, when Tiger came out the old PPC mini's rather underpowered graphics card (Radeon 9200, 32MB dedicated VRAM) couldn't handle Core Image, and thus that mini couldn't take advantage of...
Posted by OmniX, on Mar 18, 2006 at 02:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting, thanks for the info. Macworld has... 1,025 Views / 5 Replies  
Interesting, thanks for the info. Macworld has this to say:
"Although on PCs the GMA950 can potentially eat up as much as 224MB of main memory for use in frame buffering, Boger told us that Appleā€™s...
Posted by OmniX, on Mar 13, 2006 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
can the intel mini's GMA950 use >64MB? 1,025 Views / 5 Replies  
in a new intel mini with plenty of RAM (e.g. >1GB) is it possible for the GMA950 graphics chip to use more than 64MB (or 80MB) of memory for more demanding video applications?

For example, some...
Posted by OmniX, on Mar 13, 2006 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
are Thunderbird profiles portable across platforms? 311 Views / 0 Replies  
does anyone know if one can take the directory of a Thunderbird profile on Windows and simply transfer that to a Mac, and visa versa? In otherwords, are Tbird profiles fully portable between...
Posted by OmniX, on Jan 6, 2006 at 10:54 AM, in Applications
thanks for the info, but can you be any more... 638 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks for the info, but can you be any more specific? For example, can you name any specific models which have been confirmed to possess USB2 booting capability?
Posted by OmniX, on Dec 25, 2005 at 05:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
boot from USB2 external drive? 638 Views / 4 Replies  
this may be a question that could be filed under the OS forum, but since it relates directly to external drives I thought I'd post here:

My question is can modern maces using the latest Tiger boot...
Posted by OmniX, on Dec 25, 2005 at 12:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
amen! 40,576 Views / 443 Replies  
Agent 69 is right on. I'd also like to second the call for Virtual Desktops. XP has had that as an option for a while, and of courses the various *NIX distributions have had that feature forever. It...
Posted by OmniX, on Nov 19, 2005 at 03:32 AM, in macOS
I think you may be wrong on this -- unless I... 1,377 Views / 5 Replies  
I think you may be wrong on this -- unless I myself am wrong, UDF is the format of video DVD's, so Macs (and all modern computers) can definitely read it. I just need to know how I can _create_ such...
Posted by OmniX, on Nov 9, 2005 at 06:06 PM, in macOS
burn UDF DVD discs using Finder? 1,377 Views / 5 Replies  
my understanding is that by default, when burning a DVD using the Finder, it creates a HFS+ disc. is this correct?

in any event, I'd like to create a UDF disk. Can I do this using the finder,...
Posted by OmniX, on Nov 9, 2005 at 05:09 PM, in macOS
thank you 816 Views / 4 Replies  
thank you both very much
Posted by OmniX, on Oct 18, 2005 at 02:54 PM, in Applications
Mail.app: how set reply-to? 816 Views / 4 Replies  
This is perhaps a silly question but I just can't figure out where in Mail.app (v 1.3 for Panther) one can set the reply-to field. (I am sending email from account X but want any replies addressed...
Posted by OmniX, on Oct 18, 2005 at 01:54 PM, in Applications
According to the Apple System Profiler running... 484 Views / 5 Replies  
According to the Apple System Profiler running currently on my 550:
Bus Speed: 100 MHz
Posted by OmniX, on Aug 30, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook Hard Drive Recommendation -- Samsung any good? 686 Views / 6 Replies  
I am considering purchasing an 80GB 2.5" Samsung drive for my TiBook -- with 3yr warranty, for $105 from TigerDriect. Does anyone have any thoughts on the matter, or specifically know of any reason...
Posted by OmniX, on Aug 30, 2005 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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