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about those benchmarks 17,961 Views / 94 Replies  
What I think has been interesting about this whole benchmark controversy has been the fact that in the "real world" performance demonstrations the new G5s actually appeared a lot faster than their...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 11, 2003 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Most peculiar. My Lombard also has the Reduce... 242 Views / 27 Replies  
Most peculiar. My Lombard also has the Reduce Processor speed, which drops things down to 100Mhz.

One thing you might try is Jeremy Kezer's control strip modules. One of them is for stepping down...
Posted by gtabbott, on May 23, 2001 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're serious about graphics, you will not be... 384 Views / 27 Replies  
If you're serious about graphics, you will not be satisfied with a PowerBook as your main machine, at least not for long.

I finally made the call and bought a new Desktop PowerMac (Dual 533 -- the...
Posted by gtabbott, on Mar 19, 2001 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't say for sure, but I do know that my... 401 Views / 6 Replies  
I can't say for sure, but I do know that my 1-year old PowerBook's modem definitely does not support voice.

I'd be surprised if the iMac's do (though perhaps the latest ones...?).

Apple uses as...
Posted by gtabbott, on Aug 18, 2000 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
mikeapp: Pismo has dual-monitor support... 352 Views / 13 Replies  
mikeapp:

Pismo has dual-monitor support built in (just like Lombard). Just connect another monitor to the VGA out port and off you go.

You may need to visit the monitors control panel to adjust...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 31, 2000 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah, PowerBooks don't have PCI slots, I'm afraid. ... 701 Views / 15 Replies  
Ah, PowerBooks don't have PCI slots, I'm afraid.

In addition to using a DV camera (probably a D8) to convert the analogue to digital video, or some other external converter, there are two other...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 26, 2000 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
While this isn't a solution, it will help if you... 252 Views / 4 Replies  
While this isn't a solution, it will help if you need to get rid of the second screen temporarily.

If you turn on video mirroring, the phantom screen your PB is seeing will be given the same...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 26, 2000 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What software are you using for burning? I... 317 Views / 11 Replies  
What software are you using for burning?

I use Toast, and I know that I have to have the Adaptec UDF Volume Access extension in the System Folder of any computer that I want to be able to read...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 24, 2000 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a different market place. In the Wintel... 290 Views / 19 Replies  
It's a different market place. In the Wintel world, the only things that differentiate the competitors are name and price, and the name thing only works for a handful of the big guys.

A majority...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 17, 2000 at 07:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Threes a charm. I have to correct much of... 342 Views / 6 Replies  
Threes a charm.

I have to correct much of what I said in the original post.

The MacDOsCArd mailing list mentioned above is still quite alive as at Web-based bulletin board. There are current...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 3, 2000 at 12:49 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Oops. I should mention that the various Radius... 342 Views / 6 Replies  
Oops. I should mention that the various Radius cards were the same as Apple's PC Compatibility cards, and will accept the same software, etc.

The current version of the PC Compatibility software...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 3, 2000 at 12:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can find archives of the now defunct... 342 Views / 6 Replies  
You can find archives of the now defunct MacDosCard mailing list at:
http://network54.com/Forum/30406

I belonged to this list for years, and, except for issues arrising with newer versions of...
Posted by gtabbott, on Jul 3, 2000 at 12:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I used to have all sorts of sleep problems with... 203 Views / 2 Replies  
I used to have all sorts of sleep problems with my Lombard 400. I got my PowerBook soon after they were released, so I kept waiting for Apple to release a fix.

Turns out the problem was the PB's...
Posted by gtabbott, on Mar 10, 2000 at 09:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It's purely an aesthetic issue. The Hard... 289 Views / 2 Replies  
It's purely an aesthetic issue.

The Hard Drive sits right next to the right hand ventilation openings. If the black piece isn' there, you can see the silver case of the drive in the ventilation...
Posted by gtabbott, on Feb 7, 2000 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, it didn't work. Remove the DVD and try... 199 Views / 12 Replies  
No, it didn't work.

Remove the DVD and try viewing the image again.

DVDs and their software are designed to protect the copyright of the movie producers.
What is catpured in a screen shot of...
Posted by gtabbott, on Feb 3, 2000 at 01:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm taking a guess here... A number of... 598 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm taking a guess here...

A number of PowerMacs of that era had some sort of graphics accleration for onboard video, probably an ATI chip. There could be a conflict occuring between the...
Posted by gtabbott, on Dec 6, 1999 at 12:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Connecting the 2100M 321 Views / 0 Replies  
Ethernet devices are generally independent on a network, that is, your cable modem will be just as fast going through a hub connected to the computer and the printer as your current direct...
Posted by gtabbott, on Nov 18, 1999 at 04:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
There are a couple of options. HP actually... 696 Views / 4 Replies  
There are a couple of options.

HP actually just released a USB card that will work with this printer. If I remember, it costs about $100. Check out their site...

Asante talk is a LocalTalk to...
Posted by gtabbott, on Nov 17, 1999 at 12:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmm. I access long-named Windows files all the... 556 Views / 19 Replies  
Hmm. I access long-named Windows files all the time without any problem. You might try trashing the File Exchange preferences and/or reinstalling. You might also want to replace any extensions in...
Posted by gtabbott, on Oct 26, 1999 at 11:25 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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