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Apple bought Raycer... 4,576 Views / 38 Replies  
Apple bought Raycer (http://www.theregister.co.uk/1999/11/05/apple_raycer_takeover_all_but/) nearly 5 years ago, I wonder if they just dropped any further development on that.
Posted by exa, on May 31, 2004 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Doesn't Apple have that 7 day price refund if... 881 Views / 19 Replies  
Doesn't Apple have that 7 day price refund if they release new products within 7 days of your purchase?
Posted by exa, on Jan 4, 2004 at 01:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Meh, I got two DDR pads and a usb adapter from... 1,013 Views / 12 Replies  
Meh, I got two DDR pads and a usb adapter from ebay for $30, works perfectly. The adapter is a super dual box.

I don't use usb overdrive or any special software, it works right out of the box....
Posted by exa, on Dec 15, 2003 at 03:27 AM, in Gaming
Customize the back button to a keystroke, cmd +... 543 Views / 5 Replies  
Customize the back button to a keystroke, cmd + [, for Safari.
Should do it.

No problems here using a trackball explorer with microsoft software in panther. Except they removed push and scroll,...
Posted by exa, on Nov 23, 2003 at 01:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Current graphics cards basically go up to... 838 Views / 7 Replies  
Current graphics cards basically go up to 2048x1536@32bit, and they have for several years now.

Now finding a monitor that goes that high is another question.

And you don't really need to use...
Posted by exa, on Nov 6, 2003 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
At one point I wrote a program that gave me... 921 Views / 14 Replies  
At one point I wrote a program that gave me classic window mode as I could not leave that paradigm and then switched to classic window management (as my program was pretty sloppy :) ). I find it nice...
Posted by exa, on Nov 1, 2003 at 07:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Interesting, I've had no problems with iTunes and... 1,514 Views / 25 Replies  
Interesting, I've had no problems with iTunes and 7B85...
Posted by exa, on Oct 16, 2003 at 03:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Of course your 53" hdtv has the same resolution... 844 Views / 11 Replies  
Of course your 53" hdtv has the same resolution as the apple 23" screen (and your 42" plasma screen has a lower resolution than my ibook). A 30" screen could give you a 2400x1600 resolution or...
Posted by exa, on Oct 11, 2003 at 12:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You've obviously not met enough people. 1,212 Views / 18 Replies  
You've obviously not met enough people.
Posted by exa, on Oct 2, 2003 at 02:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It uses the standard 2.5mm stereo jack (like cell... 511 Views / 2 Replies  
It uses the standard 2.5mm stereo jack (like cell phones have) so you can get that type of cord. You'll probably need to get a normal 3.5mm extension cord and 2.5mm->3.5mm converters if a 2.5mm...
Posted by exa, on Sep 29, 2003 at 05:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What ever happened to the 4th port on the... 2,060 Views / 28 Replies  
What ever happened to the 4th port on the keyboard? They do include a 2 port hub with the powermac you know...
Posted by exa, on Sep 26, 2003 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: We have 5 macs for 4 people in our family, but... 766 Views / 25 Replies  
We have 5 macs for 4 people in our family, but every mac has accounts for all of us. Go figure.
Posted by exa, on Aug 21, 2003 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
4341 songs, 10 days worth, 17GB... Though... 2,258 Views / 125 Replies  
4341 songs, 10 days worth, 17GB...

Though only around 1500 have a play count of more than 0, hmmmmmmmm...
Posted by exa, on Aug 20, 2003 at 10:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My iBook/500 even has issues playing Divx... 1,295 Views / 8 Replies  
My iBook/500 even has issues playing Divx smoothly at 640x480. And with the stock Rage card in the Beige, I doubt you'll be successful, at least in OS X.

May be possible in 9.
Posted by exa, on Aug 20, 2003 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
This survey has quite a bit of pointless options... 2,317 Views / 98 Replies  
This survey has quite a bit of pointless options and doesn't even consider all the possibilities, but...

http://robertandtim.topcities.com/quiz/christ/nothing.jpg

And that's sort of true I...
Posted by exa, on Aug 18, 2003 at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmm OS X can begin to lag a bit on a DP1250 in... 2,561 Views / 30 Replies  
Hmm OS X can begin to lag a bit on a DP1250 in single processor mode (CHUD tools) and you're doing a lot of stuff, but with both processors, it is ultra snappy™... except for finder, which better be...
Posted by exa, on Aug 18, 2003 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hm yeah it does have an analog line out, but if a... 510 Views / 4 Replies  
Hm yeah it does have an analog line out, but if a line out is all you need you can get something like a Griffin iMic (http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/imic/index.html); I'm sure there are...
Posted by exa, on Aug 15, 2003 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
The headphone port on the cube is not a line out;... 510 Views / 4 Replies  
The headphone port on the cube is not a line out; it is actually amplified (like 50mW for headphones or so). You are trying to plug a slightly amplified signal into a line level input on your...
Posted by exa, on Aug 15, 2003 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Open up terminal Type in: sudo rm -rf ... 832 Views / 13 Replies  
Open up terminal

Type in:
sudo rm -rf
put a space after the f
drag the kext onto the terminal window
press enter
enter your password
press enter
<file gone>
Posted by exa, on Aug 13, 2003 at 03:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Run the hardware test cd... 1,332 Views / 17 Replies  
Run the hardware test cd...
Posted by exa, on Aug 12, 2003 at 10:34 AM, in Mac OS X
But what about steel? Recently our friends told... 1,109 Views / 40 Replies  
But what about steel? Recently our friends told us that you can microwave steel harmlessly, and we've been doing that, no sparks and lightning bolts either. Who woulda thunk?

Hope it's not killing...
Posted by exa, on Aug 7, 2003 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hm, how hard can it be to write a contextual menu... 2,535 Views / 64 Replies  
Hm, how hard can it be to write a contextual menu that does cut and paste? I think I'll look into this.
Posted by exa, on Aug 5, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, the Klipsch reference bookshelves are rated... 1,147 Views / 29 Replies  
Well, the Klipsch reference bookshelves are rated at 93-97 dB/watt/m (depending on the model) and I believe the internal power mac amplifier is actually 20W, not 15W.

So I'm sure the internal amp...
Posted by exa, on Aug 4, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Really, does it matter if it breaks the clipboard... 2,535 Views / 64 Replies  
Really, does it matter if it breaks the clipboard metaphor? I'm sure Finder/Mac OS X breaks a billion other things too (<cough> BRUSHED METAL </cough>), and I certainly want this cut/paste feature.
...
Posted by exa, on Aug 4, 2003 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Several years ago I had a hair cut in India and... 6,063 Views / 10 Replies  
Several years ago I had a hair cut in India and they used this kind of razor to chop my side burns and back hair. Basically I was floored at how efficient the blade was, one of the best cuts I've...
Posted by exa, on Aug 3, 2003 at 09:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Plug some headphones in, problem solved :) 618 Views / 7 Replies  
Plug some headphones in, problem solved :)
Posted by exa, on Jul 29, 2003 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's hotter. 703 Views / 6 Replies  
It's hotter.
Posted by exa, on Jul 26, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Have you tried sleeping/shutting down the... 496 Views / 2 Replies  
Have you tried sleeping/shutting down the powerbook and waking/starting it up with the monitor connected?
Posted by exa, on Jul 22, 2003 at 05:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I thought appleworks can import word files, no? ... 585 Views / 4 Replies  
I thought appleworks can import word files, no?

You can just save the word file as rich text which any text editor can read by using the 'save as' command, or try some other formats (maybe an...
Posted by exa, on Jul 16, 2003 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
If you have journaling on, I believe fsck is... 912 Views / 21 Replies  
If you have journaling on, I believe fsck is bypassed during start up... in my experience it is... ~10 minute boot up when fsck kicks in, <1 min without, but fsck kicked in only when the computer...
Posted by exa, on Jun 28, 2003 at 02:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Wrong, both the 9600 pro and 9800 pro are... 1,098 Views / 12 Replies  
Wrong, both the 9600 pro and 9800 pro are available.
Posted by exa, on Jun 28, 2003 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
RDF = Reality Distortion Field 1,023 Views / 16 Replies  
RDF = Reality Distortion Field
Posted by exa, on Jun 27, 2003 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Also if you scale the Skidmarks tests, if it is... 10,425 Views / 99 Replies  
Also if you scale the Skidmarks tests, if it is in any way accurate, the DP1250 isn't that bad:

Single G4/1ghz: 100 100 100
Single G4/1.25: 125 125 125
Single G5/2ghz: 170 270 208

Single...
Posted by exa, on Jun 27, 2003 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is the vid card driving the monitor at over/under... 684 Views / 7 Replies  
Is the vid card driving the monitor at over/under 60hz (DVI spec)? Just a guess... though my monitor seems to run at 75hz under DVI (non apple, though with a weird minute flicker on black areas of...
Posted by exa, on Jun 25, 2003 at 08:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Or the Army wanted faster Macs and seeing that... 1,459 Views / 19 Replies  
Or the Army wanted faster Macs and seeing that they don't boot OS 9, they had to move to X.

Why else would they go to a less secure system?
Posted by exa, on Jun 24, 2003 at 11:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Um, it's there on their site, look harder. ... 629 Views / 1 Replies  
Um, it's there on their site, look harder.

http://www.midiman.net/support/drivers/9-MAudioDelta3.1.0-1006.sit
Posted by exa, on Jun 24, 2003 at 05:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
http://www.midiman.com/products/consumer/sonica_pa... 618 Views / 6 Replies  
http://www.midiman.com/products/consumer/sonica_page1.php
Posted by exa, on Jun 24, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
AMD, oh evil AMD, why did they have to release... 2,426 Views / 37 Replies  
AMD, oh evil AMD, why did they have to release good x86 processors that caused Intel to compete causing a megahertz war and as a side effect cause the PPC to really lag behind?
Posted by exa, on Jun 24, 2003 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, this must mean Apple DVD player is finally... 1,674 Views / 21 Replies  
Well, this must mean Apple DVD player is finally going to support 5.1 sound... right?!
Posted by exa, on Jun 24, 2003 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
So other companies do not bribe/steal Apple's... 645 Views / 7 Replies  
So other companies do not bribe/steal Apple's programmers... a name can get you pretty far.
Posted by exa, on Jun 15, 2003 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you sure the signal when playing a regular... 1,456 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you sure the signal when playing a regular cassette was not mono? Does seem strange though. Cassette adapters are expensive.
Posted by exa, on Jun 11, 2003 at 11:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Ehh, my DP1250 loads photoshop in 15 secs, ~6.5... 1,141 Views / 25 Replies  
Ehh, my DP1250 loads photoshop in 15 secs, ~6.5 secs on second launch (since it is cached).

UI is quite snappy though. Except for window resizing. Stupid window resizing.
Posted by exa, on Jun 10, 2003 at 07:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Geez, and I have trouble reading things on a 23"... 1,536 Views / 24 Replies  
Geez, and I have trouble reading things on a 23" HD display...
Posted by exa, on Jun 4, 2003 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wont that will put unnecessary stress on the PM's... 789 Views / 8 Replies  
Wont that will put unnecessary stress on the PM's side door hinge when it is fully opened?
Posted by exa, on Jun 3, 2003 at 04:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is no kazaa for the mac, what you've found... 695 Views / 5 Replies  
There is no kazaa for the mac, what you've found are scams. The closest you can do is to get Neo, which is a kazaa shadow client (doesn't connect to kazaa servers but uses brute force to find kazaa...
Posted by exa, on Jun 3, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I doubt physical damage/wear and tear will be... 465 Views / 2 Replies  
I doubt physical damage/wear and tear will be covered under the warranty. Things like dying batteries or having the ipod crash a lot is covered (I had an ipod that crashed too much replaced).
Posted by exa, on Jun 3, 2003 at 04:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Those look somewhat cheapish, quite low powered.... 1,508 Views / 4 Replies  
Those look somewhat cheapish, quite low powered. And with a subwoofer crossing at a high 180hz, you're in for a lot of bloated bass. That's quite a bit of harmonic distortion too for the...
Posted by exa, on Jun 3, 2003 at 03:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's a CRT monitor, electromagnetic interference... 446 Views / 5 Replies  
It's a CRT monitor, electromagnetic interference can screw it up (try putting a fluorescent bulb next to the screen, or a magnet, this is your microwave and dishwasher).

It also sounds like there...
Posted by exa, on Jun 3, 2003 at 02:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I vote for KRNLPNC! Also like ASDFJKL and... 1,310 Views / 49 Replies  
I vote for KRNLPNC!
Also like ASDFJKL and SOSUMI.
Posted by exa, on Jun 3, 2003 at 02:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Celery + peanut butter, nice and healthy snack. ... 1,762 Views / 75 Replies  
Celery + peanut butter, nice and healthy snack.

Hm I recently tried bagel/lox (bagel + cream cheese + raw salmon) the other day, was surprised, pretty good... then again I'm a big sushi fan. Could...
Posted by exa, on Jun 2, 2003 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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