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I had the same problem with the unkillable... 2,264 Views / 10 Replies  
I had the same problem with the unkillable "update" process regularly hijacking the entire processor on my iMac G3 400MHz after upgrading to Tiger over a Panther installation. It would occur at least...
Posted by davi, on Jun 16, 2005 at 03:37 AM, in Mac OS X
I tried FontFinagler and it fixed the problem!... 497 Views / 5 Replies  
I tried FontFinagler and it fixed the problem! All the problem apps are back to English. Thank you tom!
Posted by davi, on Jun 11, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for your advice. Yes, the problem is... 497 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for your advice. Yes, the problem is isolated to my user account, but I can't narrow it down further than that.

I created a new account and logged in as the new user, and all the problem...
Posted by davi, on Jun 10, 2005 at 10:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Help: strange Hebrew font in some Carbon apps (pic) 497 Views / 5 Replies  
The interface font used in some Carbon apps has changed to a type of Hebrew on my machine, as you can see in this screenshot (click for larger):
...
Posted by davi, on Jun 9, 2005 at 07:22 AM, in Mac OS X
"update" process out of control 3,862 Views / 46 Replies  
I have a similar issue with the update process on my iMac DV 400. Since I installed Tiger, it seems to appear when I wake the mac from sleep in the mornings, and takes as much CPU as it can get, so...
Posted by davi, on May 3, 2005 at 12:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for your advice folks. Looks like yikes600... 984 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your advice folks. Looks like yikes600 was right. I returned to the store and repeated the test as suggested, first ripping the CD to AIFF, then importing the AIFF tracks to 128kb/s AAC,...
Posted by davi, on Mar 11, 2005 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac vs Mini CD ripping: unexpected results 984 Views / 6 Replies  
I went into an Apple store today and used iTunes to import the same 77 minute CD into 128kb/s AAC on a 1.25GHz Mac mini and a 20" iMac G5 1.8GHz. Both Macs had stock 256MB RAM, no other apps running,...
Posted by davi, on Mar 10, 2005 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
from AppleInsider... 1,717 Views / 28 Replies  
from AppleInsider (http://www.appleinsider.com/news.php?id=917):

http://images.appleinsider.com/images/ipod_camera_connector_shot.jpg
Posted by davi, on Feb 28, 2005 at 01:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Works for me. Make sure you've checked... 445 Views / 4 Replies  
Works for me.

Make sure you've checked 'Store draft messages on the server' in the Special Mailboxes tab under Mail.app's Account prefs.

Login to your .mac webmail Inbox, select Drafts from the...
Posted by davi, on Jul 19, 2003 at 09:19 PM, in Mac OS X
If you don't want to have to restart either... 441 Views / 9 Replies  
If you don't want to have to restart either machine, you can try 'IP over FireWire'. It's beta and you have to be an ADC (http://connect.apple.com/) member to d/l it, but I've had nothing but...
Posted by davi, on Mar 14, 2003 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
worked for me! :thumbsup: 1,640 Views / 15 Replies  
worked for me! :thumbsup:
Posted by davi, on Feb 21, 2003 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
VNC client: Chicken of the VNC... 467 Views / 12 Replies  
VNC client: Chicken of the VNC (http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=14099&db=mac)
VNC server: Share my Desktop (http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=14690&db=mac)
Posted by davi, on Feb 12, 2003 at 06:19 PM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 409 Views / 25 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Smircle:
<strong>Where do...
Posted by davi, on Jul 16, 2002 at 06:20 AM, in Mac OS X
angelitos, I just replied to your same <a... 265 Views / 2 Replies  
angelitos, I just replied to your same <a href="http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=46;t=007405" target="_blank">post</a> over at OS X General. It's a transcript of an...
Posted by davi, on Jul 11, 2002 at 07:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
I started playing email tennis with Focus... 299 Views / 6 Replies  
I started playing email tennis with Focus Enhancements about 18 months ago, and it's only just getting interesting:

</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial,...
Posted by davi, on Jul 11, 2002 at 06:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Is it just me? ... 895 Views / 125 Replies  
Is it just me?

http://www.netspace.net.au/~davi/BMW2.gif

... or is this the Blue Marble of Waiting?

http://www.netspace.net.au/~davi/BMW1.gif
Posted by davi, on May 10, 2002 at 05:07 AM, in Mac OS X
How's this for ground-breaking: it's... 729 Views / 56 Replies  
How's this for ground-breaking: it's hand-cranked!

This Wired article http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,18381,00.html connected Apple with Freeplay http://www.freeplay.net , a wind-up...
Posted by davi, on Oct 19, 2001 at 04:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How's this for ground-breaking: it's... 532 Views / 55 Replies  
How's this for ground-breaking: it's hand-cranked!

This Wired article http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,18381,00.html connected Apple with Freeplay http://www.freeplay.net , a wind-up...
Posted by davi, on Oct 19, 2001 at 04:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Six months? I don't think Apple would release an... 857 Views / 64 Replies  
Six months? I don't think Apple would release an LCD iMac 2 weeks after Christmas.
Posted by davi, on Jul 19, 2001 at 05:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same problem on my grape iMac DV. It's... 333 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the same problem on my grape iMac DV. It's the normal whine as the hard disk is spinning, not reading/writing, that's unusually loud. It's got to the point where I'm manually spinning down the...
Posted by davi, on Jul 10, 2001 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
There's PC RAM from egghead.com in my Mac now. 189 Views / 2 Replies  
There's PC RAM from egghead.com in my Mac now.
Posted by davi, on Jun 14, 2001 at 09:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 400 iMac DV 128 and use Focus... 277 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a 400 iMac DV 128 and use Focus Enhancement's iTView DV VGA-video converter connected to the VGA out port on the back. A standard video cable then runs to a Sony TV. After a lot of initial...
Posted by davi, on May 30, 2001 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
All Apple portables include a global warranty. I... 186 Views / 14 Replies  
All Apple portables include a global warranty. I called Apple Australia and they said that regardless of where you bought your iBook or PowerBook, they will assume the standard 12 month warranty,...
Posted by davi, on May 30, 2001 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it bootable? That would just be too perfect. 241 Views / 22 Replies  
Is it bootable? That would just be too perfect.
Posted by davi, on May 19, 2001 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw an iBook for the first time yesterday. Even... 224 Views / 17 Replies  
I saw an iBook for the first time yesterday. Even though it was sitting on one of those brightly-lit-up-from-above-and-below-expo-type tables, I was immediately blown away by the crispness and...
Posted by davi, on May 19, 2001 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They wouldn't call it an "iLid". Books don't have... 206 Views / 8 Replies  
They wouldn't call it an "iLid". Books don't have lids. Books have covers. They'd call it a "Bookcover" like they did with the PB 1400.
Posted by davi, on May 18, 2001 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, he's tried holding down C, holding down... 207 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, he's tried holding down C, holding down Apple-Option-Shift-Delete, holding down Option - as long as necessary. The iMac refuses to boot from an English 9.1 CD.

He just spoke with Apple Japan,...
Posted by davi, on May 14, 2001 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
booting Japanese iMac from English CD - help! 207 Views / 7 Replies  
My dad, who lives in Japan, just bought a 600MHz Graphite iMac with the Japanese version of the Mac OS installed. He also bought Mac OS X.

To install an English version of OS 9.1, he's trying to...
Posted by davi, on May 13, 2001 at 08:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
To the people putting aliases of your hard drives... 280 Views / 12 Replies  
To the people putting aliases of your hard drives in your Apple menus:

You can also paste a Return character at the start of the folder name to put that folder on top of the submenu INVISIBLY --...
Posted by davi, on May 12, 2001 at 10:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Open Transport 2.7.6 droput problem 193 Views / 1 Replies  
As soon as I updated to OT 2.7.6, my 56K dial-up connection began dropping out around one minute after connecting. Went back to 2.7.4 from my OS 9.1 CD and things are back to normal. I'm on an iMac...
Posted by davi, on May 12, 2001 at 09:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Same thing at the Apple Store for Education: ... 262 Views / 23 Replies  
Same thing at the Apple Store for Education:

Summary
* iBook 500MHz White
* 256MB SDRAM
* 20GB Ultra ATA drive
* DVD-ROM/CD-RW Combo
* AirPort Card
* 12.1-inch TFT XGA display
*...
Posted by davi, on May 11, 2001 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple slip-up? Or color hint! 179 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey guys,

Go on over to the Apple Store for Education, click through the Higher Education section and select a well configured combo drive model. The top line on the subtotal page reads "iBook...
Posted by davi, on May 10, 2001 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey guys, Go on over to the Apple Store for... 175 Views / 14 Replies  
Hey guys,

Go on over to the Apple Store for Education, click through the Higher Education section and select a well configured combo drive model. The top line on the subtotal page reads "iBook...
Posted by davi, on May 10, 2001 at 05:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So what's happening when I watch region 1 DVDs,... 266 Views / 6 Replies  
So what's happening when I watch region 1 DVDs, encoded at 24fps, on multi-region Australian equipment, such as my iMac? The picture looks the same as the PAL version, but the speed and sound are...
Posted by davi, on Feb 28, 2001 at 10:21 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I found a good confirmation of this at... 266 Views / 6 Replies  
I found a good confirmation of this at http://www.howstuffworks.com/video-format2.htm

"On a PAL or SECAM system ... the television presents a complete picture 25 times a second. This is pretty...
Posted by davi, on Feb 28, 2001 at 07:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks for that response, King. But if DVD... 266 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for that response, King.

But if DVD manufacturers in Australia are routinely speeding up DVDs to make them fit PAL specifications, then it's a conspiracy to defraud consumers, who think...
Posted by davi, on Feb 28, 2001 at 01:11 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
DVD music higher than CD! Framerate problem? 266 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi folks,

I recently compared the isolated music track on The Matrix DVD to the official CD release of The Matrix score. To my surprise, the pitch of the music on the DVD is a SEMITONE HIGHER than...
Posted by davi, on Feb 27, 2001 at 10:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
With all this talk of schoolgirls, let's not... 1,429 Views / 183 Replies  
With all this talk of schoolgirls, let's not forget that the new iMacs were launched in front of a JAPANESE audience. Have you seen what Japanese domestic consumer products look like? One word: cute....
Posted by davi, on Feb 22, 2001 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
I live in Melbourne, Australia, and I got mine... 801 Views / 141 Replies  
I live in Melbourne, Australia, and I got mine delivered from the Apple Store yesterday (Thursday 21) - exactly 1 week after I ordered it. I ordered it the morning after Steve Jobs made the...
Posted by davi, on Sep 21, 2000 at 09:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually I just answered my own question. ... 216 Views / 1 Replies  
Actually I just answered my own question.

ZDnet has a great slideshow of screenshots, most of which appear to be in Graphite mode:
...
Posted by davi, on Sep 13, 2000 at 11:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Aqua Graphite screenshot please? 216 Views / 1 Replies  
If someone could post a screenshot of the PB's Graphite mode - the one that turns off the bright colour in widgets - we'd be grateful.
Posted by davi, on Sep 13, 2000 at 10:21 PM, in Mac OS X
BE CAREFUL WHEN APPLYING XVI'S AX31 PATCH! ... 8,865 Views / 29 Replies  
BE CAREFUL WHEN APPLYING XVI'S AX31 PATCH!

There is a bug which he/she hasn't yet documented in the readme included with the download.

Make sure your DVD drive has a region code set BEFORE you...
Posted by davi, on Aug 15, 2000 at 01:12 AM, in Hardware Hacking
A iMac DV region free firmware patch has recently... 330 Views / 3 Replies  
A iMac DV region free firmware patch has recently been released. Look for it under the DVD player's model number (Matshita SR-8184) at http://perso.club-internet.fr/farzeno/firmware/

It works...
Posted by davi, on Aug 15, 2000 at 01:02 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
All the answers can be found at... 620 Views / 2 Replies  
All the answers can be found at http://perso.club-internet.fr/farzeno/firmware/
Read the instructions carefully.
Posted by davi, on Aug 15, 2000 at 12:38 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks wlonh, I tried all of the above, but... 329 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks wlonh,

I tried all of the above, but with no effect on the malfunctioning rotate control.

For some reason the version of the Monitors control panel I have is 8.5.1. I assume this is OK...
Posted by davi, on Apr 10, 2000 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rotate screen control on iMac DV doesn't work 329 Views / 2 Replies  
The Rotate control on my new iMac DV doesn't work. All the other screen geometry settings in the Monitors control panel work fine, except for the two Rotate buttons. I push them, but the screen image...
Posted by davi, on Apr 9, 2000 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Don't forget that the 350 and 400 models have... 323 Views / 7 Replies  
Don't forget that the 350 and 400 models have removed a significant performance bottleneck from the 333: the system bus has increased from 66MHz to 100MHz. I don't know to what extent it improves...
Posted by davi, on Oct 27, 1999 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
If it's ever released, this product from Newer... 261 Views / 3 Replies  
If it's ever released, this product from Newer Tech should do the trick with Firewire:
http://www.newertech.com/products/firewire/firestorm/index.html
Posted by davi, on Oct 27, 1999 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've heard that you lose a lot of quality with... 271 Views / 13 Replies  
I've heard that you lose a lot of quality with cheap VGA-video converters like the TView Micro. Is this true? Will it let you watch DVDs from your iMac on your TV with perfect DVD quality?
Posted by davi, on Oct 19, 1999 at 09:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Your decoder will produce ProLogic surround from... 245 Views / 3 Replies  
Your decoder will produce ProLogic surround from any stereo source, whether it's been deliberately "encoded" or not. ProLogic is encoded straight into the stereo signal, and will work from the iMac's...
Posted by davi, on Oct 17, 1999 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
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