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WTB: 14" iBook G4 1.42/1.33 GHz 576 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello fellow NNers,

My wife has decided to make the leap to Macs, and wants an affordable entry-level machine. I figured the last of the iBook G4s would be a good start for the kind of use it...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 17, 2008 at 11:44 PM, in Marketplace
Still in need of a handle? 269 Views / 2 Replies  
Still in need of a handle?
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 17, 2008 at 11:24 PM, in Marketplace
Ideally, client-side... Something along the... 901 Views / 2 Replies  
Ideally, client-side... Something along the lines of: send a Java applet to the client within a web page, have the applet communicate with the signature pad to capture, then send that data back to...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Sep 13, 2008 at 12:23 AM, in Developer Center
Hardware Access from a Browser? 901 Views / 2 Replies  
Howdy fellow developers,

I've got a general question about just how much you can do with hardware from within a browser... I'm researching the addition of a signature capture pad to my web-based...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Sep 12, 2008 at 01:38 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the detailed feedback :-) 1. I'm... 394 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the detailed feedback :-)

1. I'm using Retrospect 6, but didn't see that driver update pack. I'll give that a shot.

2. It does indeed list devices, and finds mine, but says No...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Sep 9, 2008 at 04:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Long shot: Seagate Tape drive under OS 9? 394 Views / 2 Replies  
Horror of horrors, I need to use Mac OS 9 (yikes) on an old 9600 (double yikes) to get some files off a Seagate STD224000N DDS-3 tape drive using Retrospect, but apparently I need a driver for the...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:48 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cool, thanks for the tip! I'll build a bootable... 512 Views / 2 Replies  
Cool, thanks for the tip! I'll build a bootable BartPE CD with the plugin and see how well it goes :-)
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 24, 2008 at 09:51 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Bare Metal HD Cloning Alternatives 512 Views / 2 Replies  
Howdy folks, I'm interested in imaging my Windows XP install (from a home-built PC) to a safe location, and I'm running into some issues. My two old standbys, Ghost 2003 and Acronis True Image...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 23, 2008 at 10:39 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
That procedure does indeed work, and Locking is... 6,894 Views / 26 Replies  
That procedure does indeed work, and Locking is key to stopping whatever changes would have been made to the file by mounting it. I've never seen the behavior with other OSes -- it seems to be...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 29, 2007 at 12:33 AM, in Mac OS X
CS3 Design Premium working here... ... 2,825 Views / 65 Replies  
CS3 Design Premium working here...

http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/1738/cs3up3.png
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 27, 2007 at 01:06 PM, in Applications
It's not just the OS X 10.5 GM build that's... 6,894 Views / 26 Replies  
It's not just the OS X 10.5 GM build that's floating around -- I've had it happen with earlier Tiger images I've made, as well as my DiskWarrior backups. It's an odd behavior, to say the least. But...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 24, 2007 at 09:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Cool, I did not know that! I could have sworn... 424 Views / 10 Replies  
Cool, I did not know that! I could have sworn that the last of the G4s had 8X.
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 21, 2007 at 03:26 AM, in Marketplace
He did, however he didn't mention if they're AGP... 424 Views / 10 Replies  
He did, however he didn't mention if they're AGP 8X only, which isn't backwards compatible, correct?
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 21, 2007 at 02:57 AM, in Marketplace
Are either of them 4X AGP? I'd like to add a DVI... 424 Views / 10 Replies  
Are either of them 4X AGP? I'd like to add a DVI port to my 466 Digital Audio G4 (upgraded to 1.2 GHz)...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 21, 2007 at 01:00 AM, in Marketplace
Poll: FYI, I'll bet you could do an Erase and Install... 2,594 Views / 72 Replies  
FYI, I'll bet you could do an Erase and Install with 10.5, then install the iLife 08 packages off your older DVD to avoid doing an Upgrade install. A little digging inside the files on the old DVD...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 21, 2007 at 12:57 AM, in Mac OS X
This is a pretty cool hack, and I think it could... 1,616 Views / 4 Replies  
This is a pretty cool hack, and I think it could be done with some work. It would be killer to see an iMac painted black where the colored areas are now, plus the Xbox guts.

However. It would...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Sep 6, 2007 at 11:21 PM, in Hardware Hacking
For reference: My new(ish) 2.4 GHz Santa Rosa 15"... 141,504 Views / 89 Replies  
For reference: My new(ish) 2.4 GHz Santa Rosa 15" MBP has the same drive, same revision ZA0E.
Posted by macgyvr64, on Aug 20, 2007 at 10:19 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I haven't checked Parallels, but VMware sure is... 2,592 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't checked Parallels, but VMware sure is using its own mouse driver (so says Windows Device Manager). I assume its using the VMware device to better pass data to the VM (the cursor retains...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Aug 12, 2007 at 02:30 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
VMware/Parallels Cursor "Invisibility" 2,592 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey all :-) I've got a small dilemma regarding cursors in virtual machines (both VMware and Parallels) that I hope to find a solution to.

I do most of my development work at my day job on a...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Aug 11, 2007 at 10:19 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I was *this* close to resorting to that measure... 2,729 Views / 8 Replies  
I was *this* close to resorting to that measure yesterday, but was hoping I could find a better way with some mucking around. Once everything was backed up, I was pretty fearless in my on-the-fly...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jul 8, 2007 at 06:10 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Right, that's effectively what I did, however BCA... 2,729 Views / 8 Replies  
Right, that's effectively what I did, however BCA wouldn't even launch fully and present its usual commands unless the second partition was formatted to FAT32 by Disk Utility (via the Install disc). ...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jul 8, 2007 at 02:41 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I second this :-) I own one of each, and both... 2,286 Views / 30 Replies  
I second this :-) I own one of each, and both drives have offered nothing less than stellar performance.

Just make sure you're running 10.4.6 or later, as Apple added support for them in this...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jul 8, 2007 at 02:26 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I got it working again. Here's how: 1) Boot... 2,729 Views / 8 Replies  
I got it working again. Here's how:

1) Boot the OS X install disc that came with the Mac, and chose a language to install with, but go no further in the install process.

2) When the OS X...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jul 7, 2007 at 09:33 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
No offense taken... I just wrongly assumed that... 2,729 Views / 8 Replies  
No offense taken... I just wrongly assumed that the Boot Camp Asistant used the new resizePartition or partitionDisk option of the command-line 'diskutil' tool to resize my boot drive on the fly and...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jul 7, 2007 at 07:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
"Going back" to Windows and Boot Camp 2,729 Views / 8 Replies  
I've run into a small dilemma while attemping to "go back" to using Boot Camp with Windows XP Pro after reformatting my Boot Camp partition to dual-boot two copies of OS X. When I reboot off the...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jul 7, 2007 at 03:29 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
$120, perhaps? 233 Views / 2 Replies  
$120, perhaps?
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jun 16, 2007 at 09:21 PM, in Marketplace
Nice recovery, dude! 1,233 Views / 6 Replies  
Nice recovery, dude!
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jun 14, 2007 at 10:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
FS: iPod nano Silver 2 GB (Like new, $130) 233 Views / 2 Replies  
Up for grabs is a like new 2 GB silver iPod nano. I received it as a gift at Christmas, but got a new 4 GB model free with my recent MacBook Pro purchase. I used it primarily while doing desk work,...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jun 14, 2007 at 09:26 PM, in Marketplace
USB 802.11n Adapters? 324 Views / 1 Replies  
Quick question... Are there any decent USB 1.1/2.0 802.11n wireless adapters that are Mac compatible? I've been hunting for the last hour or so, and am coming up short.

Any recommendations would...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't remember if that G5 has a 3.0 or 1.5... 1,454 Views / 11 Replies  
I can't remember if that G5 has a 3.0 or 1.5 interface (betting on 3.0), but what I've learned since my post above is that most SATA hard drives have a small jumper that limits speed to 150 if you...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jun 2, 2007 at 10:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
RAZR V3m and 10.4.9 515 Views / 1 Replies  
I've run into a small dilemma using 10.4.9 and my new RAZR V3m phone:

Using 10.4.8, I was able to use Bluetooth on my 15" 1.25 Alu. PowerBook and sync Contacts and Calendars. Everything "just...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Mar 17, 2007 at 11:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
G5 and DDS-3 Connectivity 452 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey all,

Are there any options as far as hooking up a DDS-3 drive to a G5? I'd like to get one connected, but all the DDS-3 drives I can find are 68-pin or 50-pin SCSI, or are in an external case...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Mar 15, 2007 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
WTB: Original AirPort Card 315 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking to buy an original AirPort card for an iBook I recently purchased. Anywhere from $75 to $100 would be an acceptable range (well, a starting point of $0.00 is certainly acceptable...but...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 31, 2007 at 10:30 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Black iPod 5.5G 80 GB, *new* internals, w/ pics 323 Views / 0 Replies  
Before it goes to eBay, I though I'd offer MacNNers first dibs :)

I'm offering a lightly used black iPod video, still in good condition with only a few scuffs (none of which are over the screen)....
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 27, 2007 at 03:10 PM, in Marketplace
I'd have to say neither. I love the look of... 2,224 Views / 78 Replies  
I'd have to say neither.

I love the look of Apple displays, but I buy and recommend ViewSonic LCDs almost exclusively. I've seen complaints about the speakers and various inputs, but I don't buy...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 24, 2007 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Future searchers and potential buyers: ... 529 Views / 7 Replies  
Future searchers and potential buyers:
hooked-on-mac is the best! I paid for this PowerBook via PayPal, and it arrived in good condition and was extremely well packed. It was shipped surprisingly...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 24, 2007 at 10:16 PM, in Marketplace
I could easily clean it up before it gets... 626 Views / 8 Replies  
I could easily clean it up before it gets committed to the DB, but sometimes spacing and dashes are important. Ideally, it would be saved with dashes and be searchable with or without dashes.
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 24, 2007 at 07:59 PM, in Developer Center
That's good to know. This would be more than a... 626 Views / 8 Replies  
That's good to know. This would be more than a one-time thing, as the data will be stored and searched in the database for who knows how long. There won't be more than a few searches a day, though,...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 23, 2007 at 08:46 PM, in Developer Center
Hmm, ok. With a table of, say, 10K rows, would... 626 Views / 8 Replies  
Hmm, ok. With a table of, say, 10K rows, would doing it the first way (arrays+PHP) incur much of a performance hit?
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 23, 2007 at 08:20 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the help! I think that will work, but... 626 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the help! I think that will work, but is there a way to let MySQL do the heavy lifting? i.e. Give MySQL some expression and have it return only the needed rows, instead of asking it for...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 23, 2007 at 09:14 AM, in Developer Center
"Fuzzy" MySQL Searching 626 Views / 8 Replies  
I've got a MySQL question that I haven't been able to figure out for a few hours, so I thought I'd ask!

In a table of mine, I've got serial numbers in various formats, which may include hyphens...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 22, 2007 at 10:37 PM, in Developer Center
If the palm rest casing is in good condition, I'm... 529 Views / 7 Replies  
If the palm rest casing is in good condition, I'm very interested! Ready to pay ASAP.
Thanks!
Posted by macgyvr64, on Jan 17, 2007 at 09:28 PM, in Marketplace
Great! Thanks for your input. 459 Views / 2 Replies  
Great! Thanks for your input.
Posted by macgyvr64, on Dec 25, 2006 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook Bluetooth w/ Lego 459 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone have any idea what Bluetooth chipset Apple uses on the 15" PowerBook G4 1.25 GHz model? A Broadcom series, perhaps?

I ask because I'm interested in developing (read: playing) with the Lego...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Dec 25, 2006 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As I noted earlier, dvrflash works wonders with... 141,504 Views / 89 Replies  
As I noted earlier, dvrflash works wonders with Pioneer drives. It comes in both Mac (command-line) and DOS variants, so you should be able to get something going with the hardware you have.
Posted by macgyvr64, on Nov 1, 2006 at 10:20 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Fixed! 313 Views / 4 Replies  
Fixed!
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 14, 2006 at 03:27 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Pentium 4 2.8GHz CPU 313 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm offering a 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 CPU, sSpec SL7E2 (http://processorfinder.intel.com/Details.aspx?sSpec=SL7E2), perhaps to upgrade that gaming PC.

$75 shipped!

Questions or comments, let me know...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 13, 2006 at 10:57 PM, in Marketplace
No, sorry to disappoint. 513 Views / 4 Replies  
No, sorry to disappoint.
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 13, 2006 at 09:23 PM, in Marketplace
Price drop: $400 shipped within the U.S. 513 Views / 4 Replies  
Price drop: $400 shipped within the U.S.
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 13, 2006 at 06:47 PM, in Marketplace
I can't believe that worked... That shouldn't... 2,029 Views / 11 Replies  
I can't believe that worked... That shouldn't have worked...
Posted by macgyvr64, on Oct 11, 2006 at 10:51 PM, in Hardware Hacking
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