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Just FTP'ed over 5 gigs from home to work and all... 6,367 Views / 132 Replies  
Just FTP'ed over 5 gigs from home to work and all is well, using Transmit. So for me from home to work FTP works fine.
Posted by silver, on Jun 2, 2008 at 01:39 PM, in Mac OS X
I find the best tasting food in hole in the wall... 422 Views / 17 Replies  
I find the best tasting food in hole in the wall places. The only thing is in Hawaii you also find Huge "B-52" type roaches not in your food(haven't found one yet) but on the floors and walls of...
Posted by silver, on May 12, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hence why Apple Genius is not really Geniuses,... 2,698 Views / 11 Replies  
Hence why Apple Genius is not really Geniuses, glorified lab rats.

Many many people here are more knowledgeable than any of the Geniuses at any Apple store.

Side note it's really good that you...
Posted by silver, on May 11, 2008 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know that, I was just saying that it's better.... 2,377 Views / 16 Replies  
I know that, I was just saying that it's better. I know that MKV's are just a container for what ever is inside.;)
Posted by silver, on May 4, 2008 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
^^ I was just saying that those are good also.;) 486 Views / 11 Replies  
^^ I was just saying that those are good also.;)
Posted by silver, on May 3, 2008 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good album one of my favorite... 486 Views / 11 Replies  
Good album one of my favorite Trip-Hop/Electronica groups. Always loved the female vocals, So dark and sultry.

Other good albums from Portishead are Dummy, Glory Times, Portishead, Roseland NYC...
Posted by silver, on May 3, 2008 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
MKV's play fine no problems here, my machine... 2,377 Views / 16 Replies  
MKV's play fine no problems here, my machine (specs in sig) doesn't get hot or anything.

I don't use VLC though as it renders out subs horribly on MKV's. My weapon of choice is Perian/Quicktime...
Posted by silver, on May 3, 2008 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
You know this really sucks. Great now GO... 497 Views / 10 Replies  
You know this really sucks.

Great now GO will jack the prices up to pre-war price war day's. Argh!!! Not to mention the crazy price for petrol.

Sad day indeed.
Posted by silver, on Apr 1, 2008 at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
All DVD's come in either NTSC(for... 6,288 Views / 17 Replies  
All DVD's come in either NTSC(for USA,Japan,Canada) or PAL(standard for the rest of the world). Some DVD players can play both. Are you trying to burn a PAL disc or NTSC one?

Also note that you...
Posted by silver, on Mar 29, 2008 at 01:17 PM, in Applications
Your almost there. There could be a problem... 6,288 Views / 17 Replies  
Your almost there.

There could be a problem with the files MacTheRipper made for you. Try to re-rip it again.

Also what version of MacTheRipper are you using? also are you on Leopard? if so you...
Posted by silver, on Mar 26, 2008 at 11:33 PM, in Applications
By the way if your using Toast 9, then there's a... 6,288 Views / 17 Replies  
By the way if your using Toast 9, then there's a known problem when trying to burn a VIDEO_TS folder. Roxio has been informed on the issue and said that this will be fixed in the next update to Toast...
Posted by silver, on Mar 26, 2008 at 10:47 PM, in Applications
Sorry about the mix up earlier. Yes the quality... 6,288 Views / 17 Replies  
Sorry about the mix up earlier. Yes the quality is the same, the quality does go down when you use DVD2OneX as it has to compress the video to fit on 1 SL Disc. You can find DVD2OneX at...
Posted by silver, on Mar 26, 2008 at 10:38 PM, in Applications
Yup your workflow doesn't sound right. So if I... 6,288 Views / 17 Replies  
Yup your workflow doesn't sound right. So if I read right, your trying to make a copy of a DVD?

If that's what your trying to do use these steps for a very good copy with all the menus and right...
Posted by silver, on Mar 25, 2008 at 10:53 PM, in Applications
finboy is right nothing has come out from USA for... 1,408 Views / 53 Replies  
finboy is right nothing has come out from USA for mature audiences after the 2 titles mentioned.

Side note:

1. "The Triplets of Belleville" (french) Great art direction.
2. Miyazaki's films (...
Posted by silver, on Mar 20, 2008 at 04:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You beat me to the punch ort. Cheers 1,408 Views / 53 Replies  
You beat me to the punch ort.


Cheers
Posted by silver, on Mar 20, 2008 at 02:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
3D Artist specializing in Visual Effects... 1,408 Views / 53 Replies  
3D Artist specializing in Visual Effects Animation.
Posted by silver, on Mar 20, 2008 at 04:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seen it few months ago and for an anime it's... 1,408 Views / 53 Replies  
Seen it few months ago and for an anime it's pretty good, although there's still many others that just smoke it. Like starman said Advent Children.

On the CGI stand point it's really still below...
Posted by silver, on Mar 20, 2008 at 02:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To play the file you can use VLC, which plays... 450 Views / 5 Replies  
To play the file you can use VLC, which plays just about anything you can throw at it. To convert there's visualhub.


Cheers
Posted by silver, on Mar 17, 2008 at 03:02 PM, in Applications
They where just shipped to OEM's this past week,... 313 Views / 2 Replies  
They where just shipped to OEM's this past week, so we should be seeing them for the mainstream soon.

The only thing I found on the drive is the specs, which look good. Also out of the 3...
Posted by silver, on Mar 8, 2008 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
@osiris if you log out then back in all your new... 3,260 Views / 8 Replies  
@osiris if you log out then back in all your new apps should show there true icons. In fact even with the slash across the app I was able to launch the simulator no problems.

Side note many apps,...
Posted by silver, on Mar 7, 2008 at 02:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Samsung started shipping there 500GB to OEM's... 2,377 Views / 18 Replies  
Samsung started shipping there 500GB to OEM's this week, so we should be seeing it very soon for the mainstream.

Also from what I read Samsung's drive is 9.5mm and 5400rpm, the other drives...
Posted by silver, on Mar 6, 2008 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You could install the Logitech software from... 1,691 Views / 7 Replies  
You could install the Logitech software from there site which is free and no longer installs APE(for the people that are deathly afraid of APE), that's what I did oh and did I mention that it was...
Posted by silver, on Mar 6, 2008 at 08:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ah yes I forgot to mention that. I'll fix the... 302 Views / 3 Replies  
Ah yes I forgot to mention that. I'll fix the post.

@Big Mac thanks for the reminder.


Cheers
Posted by silver, on Mar 5, 2008 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
If the Seagate is a sata drive then just put it... 302 Views / 3 Replies  
If the Seagate is a sata drive then just put it in the extra HD space, the G5 can accommodate 2 HD or more if you don't mind taking out the DVD/CD drive.

1. Place new drive in bottom slot in HD...
Posted by silver, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Use VLC and that should be able to play your .wmv... 1,225 Views / 6 Replies  
Use VLC and that should be able to play your .wmv files. Also there's Flip4Mac and I've come across a few .wmv that I could open with Perian & Quicktime combo.


Cheers
Posted by silver, on Mar 3, 2008 at 03:52 AM, in Applications
Worst reality show, would be every reality show... 589 Views / 20 Replies  
Worst reality show, would be every reality show in existence.

What gets me is that the big wigs at many of the major TV stations keep pumping them out, I know it's about ratings but sheesh talk...
Posted by silver, on Mar 2, 2008 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Wow, your the first person I've seen with this... 2,408 Views / 40 Replies  
Wow, your the first person I've seen with this problem. There's many folks that run clamxav without the problems that happened to you.

Also if you still want to run clamxav then you should just...
Posted by silver, on Mar 2, 2008 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
Flawed test as my MBP 17" CD looks good looking... 694 Views / 20 Replies  
Flawed test as my MBP 17" CD looks good looking at the 24bit image.

My MBP came with a Samsung, the specs here...
Posted by silver, on Feb 28, 2008 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Go to Vistas control panel, then select mouse, in... 1,494 Views / 12 Replies  
Go to Vistas control panel, then select mouse, in there there should be a setting for trackpad.

Not to sure about the page up/down thing though.


Cheers
Posted by silver, on Feb 25, 2008 at 03:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Super cool results, glad everything worked out. ... 700 Views / 13 Replies  
Super cool results, glad everything worked out.


Cheers
Posted by silver, on Feb 22, 2008 at 12:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can put linux on a PS3, here's the LINK... 831 Views / 4 Replies  
You can put linux on a PS3, here's the LINK (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_for_PlayStation_3).
Posted by silver, on Feb 20, 2008 at 08:12 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes do stay away from Vista, it's so bad that... 700 Views / 13 Replies  
Yes do stay away from Vista, it's so bad that there's a rumor that Windows 7 will be coming out in 2009.

Also since your going to be picking up XP Pro make sure your using the 64bit version as...
Posted by silver, on Feb 20, 2008 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
To do the .mov to .mkv trick in Quicktime you... 1,636 Views / 4 Replies  
To do the .mov to .mkv trick in Quicktime you must install perian. Then Quicktime can read .mkv files thus allowing the conversion.
Posted by silver, on Feb 20, 2008 at 01:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
@Foxdog175, sorry it didn't help. Try to... 700 Views / 13 Replies  
@Foxdog175, sorry it didn't help.

Try to get the Pro version of XP much better than Vista and it shouldn't cost much more than Home.

@svtcontour, don't shoot the messenger. Just relaying what...
Posted by silver, on Feb 20, 2008 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
You might want to try this from MS... 700 Views / 13 Replies  
You might want to try this from MS WindowsXP-KB896256-v4-x86-ENU.exe . Apparently XP has a difficult time with anything with more than 1 processor.

After installing that try to render out a scene,...
Posted by silver, on Feb 19, 2008 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Watched the show earlier this evening and I hope... 50,107 Views / 131 Replies  
Watched the show earlier this evening and I hope it gets canned. The acting was horrible as was the voice of Kitt oh and the story was very weak.

Complete tripe if you ask me.

Oh yeah the stang...
Posted by silver, on Feb 18, 2008 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not to sure about Halo but my xbox 360 wired... 348 Views / 5 Replies  
Not to sure about Halo but my xbox 360 wired controller works, just plug it into a spare usb port. Although not all games work with it such as NFS, I know that Bioshock, COD 4, HellGate, Gears of...
Posted by silver, on Feb 18, 2008 at 05:07 AM, in Gaming
@PIXANATOR the op was talking about a MacBook not... 375 Views / 2 Replies  
@PIXANATOR the op was talking about a MacBook not the Pro model. Also My machine is a MBP CD 2.16 and Final Cut Studio runs very well.
Posted by silver, on Feb 17, 2008 at 03:10 AM, in Applications
@hart PowerMacs support 2 drives internally,... 555 Views / 3 Replies  
@hart PowerMacs support 2 drives internally, unless you pull the DVD/CD drive out then you can stick a ATA drive in there also for a total of 3 drives.

There's 3rd party hardware that allows you...
Posted by silver, on Feb 15, 2008 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
@hart that's weird, what you can do is get the... 2,237 Views / 19 Replies  
@hart that's weird, what you can do is get the drive then reformat using Disk Utility. Partition to either HFS+ for OS X or FAT32 if your gonna use the drive with OS X and Windows.

Which model...
Posted by silver, on Feb 15, 2008 at 05:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I want one now. Hahaha Anyway I'm really... 673 Views / 13 Replies  
I want one now. Hahaha

Anyway I'm really happy with my Aeron.


Cheers
Posted by silver, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Um, briefly looking at what SP3 installed I see... 2,528 Views / 14 Replies  
Um, briefly looking at what SP3 installed I see many many upgrades to the DX9 library. I'm sure it's more than a hotfix release from MS.

Google XP SP3 build 3300 to see what else has changed.
...
Posted by silver, on Feb 14, 2008 at 10:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I so love this series. The thing that bothers me... 6,626 Views / 140 Replies  
I so love this series. The thing that bothers me is how much will CBS butcher it.

Just think CBS will have to censor every word out of SGT.Dokkes(spelling?) mouth, ah hell they'll have to censor...
Posted by silver, on Feb 14, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
@CharlesS I agree with a portion of your last... 863 Views / 14 Replies  
@CharlesS I agree with a portion of your last statement, Apple software is very good I personally use FCP and Shake. Using any intel mac, your given the freedom to run what you like and isn't that a...
Posted by silver, on Feb 14, 2008 at 01:18 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I wholeheartedly agree with Drakino. First and... 863 Views / 14 Replies  
I wholeheartedly agree with Drakino. First and foremost Apple is a hardware company and any means of getting more market share is in Apples interest.

I for one work in a multi OS world and love...
Posted by silver, on Feb 13, 2008 at 04:17 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
As for drivers I suggest you check out... 3,688 Views / 3 Replies  
As for drivers I suggest you check out omegadrivers, there are versions for ATI and NVIDIA as well.

The start up chime are you talking the initial bong sound or the one in XP?

If the bong is...
Posted by silver, on Feb 12, 2008 at 07:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
@blues02 no any brand should just work. Although... 681 Views / 18 Replies  
@blues02 no any brand should just work. Although you might come across one or two that won't work with Apples iStuff(iMovie and iDVD to name a few).

In general though OS X and Apple Hardware play...
Posted by silver, on Feb 12, 2008 at 05:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try verbatim media, haven't had any problems.... 570 Views / 3 Replies  
Try verbatim media, haven't had any problems. Also I occasionally use memorex but they do have a higher coaster to success for me when I buy a spindle of 100 or more.

If you plan to buy your media...
Posted by silver, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
That seems to be a problem with XP, Microsoft is... 1,514 Views / 10 Replies  
That seems to be a problem with XP, Microsoft is aware of XP not doing a good job with dual core machines.

Google WindowsXP-KB896256-v4-x86-ENU.exe and you'll see what I mean.

Hope that helps....
Posted by silver, on Feb 10, 2008 at 03:37 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Since the Topic doesn't say for OS X or other. ... 417 Views / 6 Replies  
Since the Topic doesn't say for OS X or other.

My pick would be Houdini Master, used it in linux and absolutely love it for particles and dynamics animation work. The software cost $7,999 though....
Posted by silver, on Feb 8, 2008 at 06:38 PM, in Applications
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