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100 CD's? That wouldn't take that long to do... 649 Views / 3 Replies  
100 CD's? That wouldn't take that long to do regardless of the cpu. I've done 300+ cd's in a 2 week space spending a few hours a night and thought nothing of it. Of course, I didn't even realize...
Posted by Dimitri, on Aug 16, 2004 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
The white select button is a lot more functional... 1,490 Views / 29 Replies  
The white select button is a lot more functional than the 3G's select 'touch' button, which I often didn't register the 'click' or clicked twice. 4G is a lot more easily controlled through a pocket...
Posted by Dimitri, on Aug 6, 2004 at 01:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I love my new 4G 40GB iPod. Have a 3G 30GB one... 1,490 Views / 29 Replies  
I love my new 4G 40GB iPod. Have a 3G 30GB one also. The 4G is slightly thinner and easier to use and navigate I think. It had a more purplish tint to it the first several hours of use but now the...
Posted by Dimitri, on Aug 3, 2004 at 11:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It almost sounds like they gave you a newest... 3,001 Views / 45 Replies  
It almost sounds like they gave you a newest revision PM 2.0 which comes with an 8X Superdrive and the Geforce 5200 card stock.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 21, 2004 at 02:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, that works. I guess what I wanted,... 687 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, that works. I guess what I wanted, however, was the convenience of importing the class from any directory, like I do with the javax.swing package. Thus, the rest of my java programs I write I...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 20, 2004 at 12:42 AM, in Developer Center
Hmmm, I can't seem to compile my java file with... 687 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmmm, I can't seem to compile my java file with the import command. Keeps saying it can't find the package. I created the Java\Extensions folder under the ~\Library\ folder and have tried multiple...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 19, 2004 at 07:36 PM, in Developer Center
Ok, I got it. If I created a jar file and named... 687 Views / 9 Replies  
Ok, I got it.
If I created a jar file and named it psJava.jar in the extensions folder, I could then import it using import psJava.KeyIn; I take it?

One last thing, how does one modify the...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 19, 2004 at 02:22 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks. So if I put the class under... 687 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks.
So if I put the class under \Library\Java\Extensions\psJava I could use the line:
import psJava.KeyIn; to use it?

Thanks again.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 19, 2004 at 09:51 AM, in Developer Center
Importing Java classes 687 Views / 9 Replies  
There's a java class I have called KeyIn.class. Where do I install this so I can import it from a Java file from anywhere?

Thanks.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 18, 2004 at 11:33 PM, in Developer Center
Re: New keyboard? 650 Views / 5 Replies  
I believe holding down the F12 key will eject the drive on regular keyboards. I used a logitech wireless elite keyboard and all the mac functions worked fine on it.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 10, 2004 at 11:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I believe Palm is dropping support in the future... 1,130 Views / 49 Replies  
I believe Palm is dropping support in the future but right now there are 3rd party programs that will make either one work, so you should be able to use either. As of right now, a Palm brand...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 6, 2004 at 05:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just do the math. Take the native resolution... 656 Views / 3 Replies  
Just do the math. Take the native resolution (eg. 1600x1200) to find the diagonal # of pixels. 1600squared+1200squared=(diagonal)squared.
so, 2000 pixels diagonally/21.3 inches (I'm guessing...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jul 2, 2004 at 11:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's my point. Useless. 916 Views / 15 Replies  
That's my point. Useless.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 29, 2004 at 09:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What the hell is he supposed to do with that... 916 Views / 15 Replies  
What the hell is he supposed to do with that cable? :rolleyes:
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 29, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No. It can really vary. I tried wireless MS and... 1,086 Views / 10 Replies  
No. It can really vary. I tried wireless MS and Logitech mice with my mac and the Logitech MX700 was the smoothest tracker of them all. ALMOST perfect. The MS one wasn't bad either. The BT mice...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 29, 2004 at 01:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You're paying $300 more for less real estate... 1,053 Views / 15 Replies  
You're paying $300 more for less real estate actually. 80 more pixels horizontally and 150 less vertically. Still, WS to me is more functional than the typical 4:3 ratio. Easier to have multiple...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 28, 2004 at 10:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Screen Space 3,148 Views / 35 Replies  
Widescreens do sacrifice screen height. The 20" ACD only gains 80 pixels horizontally and loses 150 pixels vertically. Compared to other 20" LCDs, it's a smaller work area.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 28, 2004 at 08:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I purchased an ACD 20" a couple of months ago. ... 927 Views / 7 Replies  
I purchased an ACD 20" a couple of months ago. After looking at these new ones I don't regret my purchase one bit. Other than the two firewire ports (which really only give me one more), I don't...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
You have to use the Geforce 6800 Ultra card which... 704 Views / 7 Replies  
You have to use the Geforce 6800 Ultra card which can drive up to 2 30" displays.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Depends on if size is important enough. Size to... 646 Views / 10 Replies  
Depends on if size is important enough. Size to me doesn't matter too much so I went with the A80 and love it. It also fits well in my hands when taking pictures. Ergonomic, even. ;)
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 28, 2004 at 02:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Strange. When I wake my G5 from sleep it sounds... 3,001 Views / 45 Replies  
Strange. When I wake my G5 from sleep it sounds like an engine revving up. Kinda cool actually. Otherwise, it's the quietest computer I've owned, which is good considering there's like 11 fans in...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 28, 2004 at 02:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
so they're not available aftermarket? 1,011 Views / 17 Replies  
so they're not available aftermarket?
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 23, 2004 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
1,011 Views / 17 Replies  
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 23, 2004 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Are the 9600's only available as BTO? 1,011 Views / 17 Replies  
Are the 9600's only available as BTO?
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 22, 2004 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
My 20" Cinema has 2 dead subpixels toward the... 1,319 Views / 26 Replies  
My 20" Cinema has 2 dead subpixels toward the bottom, but I never notice them unless I'm looking for them at the bootup screen. They are both dead blue so you can only tell on blue backgrounds. On...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 22, 2004 at 01:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's because Bluetooth dongles suck. I tried... 675 Views / 3 Replies  
It's because Bluetooth dongles suck. I tried that Dlink adapter and it handled the Apple BT mouse fine but when I added the keyboard also, the mouse became laggy. I tried it on multiple G5's with...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 15, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a Canon Powershot A80 and use iPhoto for... 734 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a Canon Powershot A80 and use iPhoto for photos and Image Capture to copy the remaining movie files to the hard drive.
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 6, 2004 at 11:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sounds cool. I have the dual 1.8 G5 with the... 1,710 Views / 19 Replies  
Sounds cool. I have the dual 1.8 G5 with the stock Geforce FX5200. I'm guessing I'll notice a nice improvement if I went up to this card. Definitely worth the extra $30 to me since I have a Cinema...
Posted by Dimitri, on Jun 4, 2004 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
I see it on ATI's site. No option to buy there... 4,583 Views / 38 Replies  
I see it on ATI's site. No option to buy there yet, though.
Posted by Dimitri, on May 28, 2004 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://home.comcast.net/~stevelemire/pictures/desk... 231,527 Views / 1,576 Replies  
http://home.comcast.net/~stevelemire/pictures/desk_setup_2.JPG

This may narrow it down some. It's a dual 1.8. And yes, that's a spindle of mini cdr's. I use those to submit my programs for...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 27, 2004 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, but it's true. I plan on swinging that... 231,527 Views / 1,576 Replies  
Yeah, but it's true. I plan on swinging that file cabinet outside the desk and putting the printer on so I have more desk space.
Posted by Dimitri, on May 26, 2004 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://home.comcast.net/~stevelemire/pictures/desk... 231,527 Views / 1,576 Replies  
http://home.comcast.net/~stevelemire/pictures/desksetup.JPG
Posted by Dimitri, on May 26, 2004 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
You may also want to check out pocketmac... 567 Views / 5 Replies  
You may also want to check out pocketmac (http://www.pocketmac.net/) as well. I've only used The Missinc Sync with a Sony Clie so I'm not sure how they'd compare.
Posted by Dimitri, on May 23, 2004 at 10:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've used both extensively and the trackpoint... 1,233 Views / 27 Replies  
I've used both extensively and the trackpoint offers MUCH better precision once you get used to it. The trackpad offers a raw index finger after a lot of usage. In the end, though, I MUCH prefer a...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 23, 2004 at 01:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I think the Elura60 looks best to me. ... 2,181 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks.
I think the Elura60 looks best to me. I really don't need a lot of features, but the higher quality video would be preferred.
Posted by Dimitri, on May 21, 2004 at 01:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the info. I'll try an Adaptec card... 696 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks for the info. I'll try an Adaptec card from a B&M.
Posted by Dimitri, on May 21, 2004 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't really mind those differences, but I did... 2,181 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't really mind those differences, but I did notice that the ZR85 also specifies the format for digital video as AVI, yet there is no specification for ZR80. Does that mean it's not really...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 20, 2004 at 10:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, guys. I do hear of people saying some... 696 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks, guys.
I do hear of people saying some PCI cards won't allow their PowerMac to go into deep sleep. Is this the same as sleep? I usually put my G5 to sleep at night. Is this a roll of the...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 20, 2004 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Damn. :( So those 3 slots are currently... 696 Views / 9 Replies  
Damn. :(
So those 3 slots are currently useless?
Posted by Dimitri, on May 20, 2004 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
PCI on G5 mac? 696 Views / 9 Replies  
I know the slots are PCI-X, but I assume regular PCI cards will work, correct? I am looking for a combo USB2/FW400 PCI card to put in there since I have a USB2 powered scanner, KB/Mouse, Sony Clie...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 20, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
While on the subject, what about the ZR80? ... 2,181 Views / 15 Replies  
While on the subject, what about the ZR80? What's the main difference, just the memory card? I wouldn't plan on doing still shots anyway since I use my PS A80 for that. Been planning on getting a...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 20, 2004 at 02:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Update: I've received my G5 1.8 dual this... 1,449 Views / 27 Replies  
Update:

I've received my G5 1.8 dual this week and am very pleased with it. I ended up doing it completely stock so it would ship out faster. I got 2 x 256mb sticks from Crucial (btw, I DID have...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 20, 2004 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
O stands for opinion. :rolleyes: 1,534 Views / 39 Replies  
O stands for opinion.
:rolleyes:
Posted by Dimitri, on May 19, 2004 at 02:52 PM, in Applications
Retail is $180, mouse is $100. The battery life... 596 Views / 9 Replies  
Retail is $180, mouse is $100.
The battery life isn't very good on the Logitech MX mice so if you don't want to use the dock, be prepared to be swapping batteries at least once or twice a week.
The...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 16, 2004 at 05:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Not the world to me, but I personally tried both... 983 Views / 11 Replies  
Not the world to me, but I personally tried both and the MX700 tracked better than the BT version, of course that may not be the mouse's fault, since I also tried the BT apple mouse which was even...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 10, 2004 at 12:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LCD's have come a long ways but still have a ways... 1,449 Views / 27 Replies  
LCD's have come a long ways but still have a ways to go. The best CRT I've owned in the past was a Mitsubishi 930 which was a 19". Text still wasn't quite as crisp as any LCD I've seen but the...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 10, 2004 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Not if the screen is bigger itself. Plus, it's a... 737 Views / 11 Replies  
Not if the screen is bigger itself. Plus, it's a widescreen, which is always more useful for real estate. Better video, BT and AE built in, optional backlit keyboard, Gigabit ethernet, faster...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 9, 2004 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've decided to get the dual 1.8 g5's with the... 1,449 Views / 27 Replies  
I've decided to get the dual 1.8 g5's with the ATI radeon 9600pro. This machine should fulfill my needs for a few years at least.

Now, to look for a monitor.
Posted by Dimitri, on May 9, 2004 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Haven't seen that before. Is there a way to hook... 1,090 Views / 8 Replies  
Haven't seen that before. Is there a way to hook up an external display to the iMac? It could also be a video card issue and that might tell you which it is.
Posted by Dimitri, on May 8, 2004 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, but keep in mind I upgraded the video card... 1,449 Views / 27 Replies  
Yeah, but keep in mind I upgraded the video card and downgraded the modem which added another $20 overall. So I spend about $205 which even taxed is about equal to Crucial. I would rather have two...
Posted by Dimitri, on May 6, 2004 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
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