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I agree, on both counts. I faced the same choice,... 824 Views / 18 Replies  
I agree, on both counts. I faced the same choice, and ended up buying the 20" G5. I'm sure the Intel machines are nice, but I haven't had the best luck buying the first batch of anything...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 23, 2006 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Some fun stuff, some useful stuff, all FREE... 185,016 Views / 547 Replies  
Some fun stuff, some useful stuff, all FREE stuff:

* Fennel DVD Manager (http://dvdmanager.free.fr/) - Keep a catalog of all your DVDs, and retrieve details online! You can also filter your...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 22, 2006 at 07:53 AM, in Applications
Cleaning the CD Slot 356 Views / 1 Replies  
I live in an old (re: perpetually dusty) house, and until recently, I smoked (I actually quit because I didn't want to stain my iMac). We also have five hairy cats. I'm concerned about the CD slot in...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 22, 2006 at 07:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just to let everyone know, I finally got my... 651 Views / 10 Replies  
Just to let everyone know, I finally got my registration key yesterday. :)
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 22, 2006 at 07:10 AM, in Gaming
Mega - iSight can't be controlled remotely as far... 451,368 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Mega - iSight can't be controlled remotely as far as I know, but it freaks me out all the same. Periotically, OSX thinks I should take advantage ("hey, want to make an avatar?") and it springs to...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 22, 2006 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
No, I haven't... thanks for the tip! 651 Views / 10 Replies  
No, I haven't... thanks for the tip!
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 16, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in Gaming
Poll: 6GB Platinum Mini - engraved with "What... 1,137 Views / 28 Replies  
6GB Platinum Mini - engraved with

"What shall we use
to fill the empty spaces?"
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 16, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A... "life"? Wuh? ;) Actually, I did think... 651 Views / 10 Replies  
A... "life"? Wuh? ;)

Actually, I did think of that. Stuff happens. It just seems that if you're going to be selling several pieces of software, and you had to be away from your computer for a...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 16, 2006 at 01:02 PM, in Gaming
Another strategy game question... 401 Views / 1 Replies  
My favourite game for Windows was Caesar III - it was was one of the pieces of software that I wondered if I could "live without" if I switched to Mac. I see now that there IS a Caesar II and III for...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 16, 2006 at 12:49 PM, in Gaming
I'm sorry to keep harping on this, but it's been... 651 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm sorry to keep harping on this, but it's been 48 hours and I STILL haven't gotten a key for this game, despite emailing the author twice. I suppose he could have a reasonable excuse for being...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 16, 2006 at 08:21 AM, in Gaming
It looks great, but I would make the wording... 2,553 Views / 17 Replies  
It looks great, but I would make the wording actual text (not an image) to quicken load times.
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in Developer Center
That's cool... I'd prefer not to have me mess... 653 Views / 5 Replies  
That's cool... I'd prefer not to have me mess with it, too! ;)

I did install the LinkSys CD on my old Dell and took screenshots of the settings page. I did that before re-connecting the Mac, and...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 06:24 PM, in Networking
You don't mention price in your post, but if... 407 Views / 5 Replies  
You don't mention price in your post, but if you're not opposed to spending *some* money, PS Elements is good. It does what most users need Photoshop to do for about $80 USD. Of course, if you're...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 06:13 PM, in Applications
Oooo-kay. I don't know why, but I hooked up the... 653 Views / 5 Replies  
Oooo-kay. I don't know why, but I hooked up the router to try again, and without changing a thing, it seems to work fine now. Makes no sense to me, but I'm not gonna argue. Thanks again for the help!
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in Networking
Hi Glenn, thanks for the input! Here are some... 653 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi Glenn, thanks for the input! Here are some images of my current (direct modem -> computer) connection that DOES work:

Network settings:

http://www.madwonderland.net/wireless/network.gif
...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 12:25 PM, in Networking
Wireless Woes - router not compatible? 653 Views / 5 Replies  
Disclaimer: I should say first that I have NO experience with wireless setups or networking, so please take that into account and excuse any stupidity in the following questions. :)

Okay, what I...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 07:43 AM, in Networking
I saw that epsisode and thought it was... 1,278 Views / 85 Replies  
I saw that epsisode and thought it was fascinating, especially since my younger son (not a twin) has always been a lot like Adam. As far as the twin genetics issue, I know there are a lot of twins...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 12:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Don't forget the adware, the spyware, the cryptic... 2,165 Views / 75 Replies  
Don't forget the adware, the spyware, the cryptic error messages, and the beloved talking paper clip! :brick:

Seriously. I used Windows for ten years - the games aren't worth it.
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is my new iMac when I first set it up. The... 451,368 Views / 1,355 Replies  
This is my new iMac when I first set it up. The desk is also new, so nothing is arranged yet. I reserve the right to post a better pic when I get everything set up and make a few additions (like my...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 15, 2006 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just did, when you pointed out that I was... 651 Views / 10 Replies  
I just did, when you pointed out that I was looking at two different websites! The first time, I used his mac.com addie. :)
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 14, 2006 at 10:18 PM, in Gaming
Ahh... yes, I was looking at the mac.com site.... 651 Views / 10 Replies  
Ahh... yes, I was looking at the mac.com site. Still, the PayPal reciept is for $14.99 and shows KavaSoft as the business name, so I still should have recieved my key, I'd think.
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:31 PM, in Gaming
iConquer? 651 Views / 10 Replies  
I downloaded iConquer this morning, and after a few sample games, I went and paid for a registration key (which this morning cost $14.99). I didn't recieve the key by email, even when I wrote to the...
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 14, 2006 at 07:45 PM, in Gaming
http://livejournal.madwonderland.net/pictures/comp... 750 Views / 17 Replies  
http://livejournal.madwonderland.net/pictures/computer_museum/486dx.jpg

You always remember your first... ;)
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 14, 2006 at 05:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't know if it helps, but I just bought a... 710 Views / 14 Replies  
I don't know if it helps, but I just bought a refurbished Grape G3 on eBay for $80 (inc. shipping).

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5877757244
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 14, 2006 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: When my G5 catches fire, and in beating out the... 1,115 Views / 53 Replies  
When my G5 catches fire, and in beating out the flames, it shatters into too many pieces to glue back together. It'll be a while. :)
Posted by alice_curiouser, on Mar 14, 2006 at 03:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
 
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