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I'm adding my thoughts a tad late, but MacNN... 1,881 Views / 61 Replies  
I'm adding my thoughts a tad late, but MacNN is/was an incredible resource for the mac community - your hard work and dedication is deeply appreciated. All the best for the days ahead
Posted by The Evener, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:04 PM, in Mac News
Yes, thanks for the info -- it's a big help for... 988 Views / 20 Replies  
Yes, thanks for the info -- it's a big help for me as well!
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 21, 2015 at 11:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Sony definitely has an aggressive price for the... 546,515 Views / 6,060 Replies  
Sony definitely has an aggressive price for the PS4 -- just came back from Best Buy and saw a system that was only $40 more than the Wii U bundled with Mario Kart 8. I'm a Wii U owner, and it's hard...
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 18, 2015 at 04:28 PM, in Gaming
Hi all, I'm considering an Air as well, so... 7,663 Views / 42 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm considering an Air as well, so all of this is food for thought!
Posted by The Evener, on Nov 7, 2010 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone had any real trouble with the... 4,802 Views / 109 Replies  
Has anyone had any real trouble with the keyboard? Just curious since a lot of people were apprehensive about the touch-screen version versus a a dedicated button keyboard.
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 30, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll have to keep a note of that one. 1,581 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll have to keep a note of that one.
Posted by The Evener, on May 1, 2005 at 10:45 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm a little surprised Apple has waited this long... 731 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm a little surprised Apple has waited this long to fix it, and while it's good to see the "infrastructure" is in place, I'm not holding my breathe considering I'd be more than blue in the face if I...
Posted by The Evener, on Mar 26, 2004 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Maybe the folks at Apple have a strange sense of... 5,408 Views / 60 Replies  
Maybe the folks at Apple have a strange sense of humo(u)r?

;)
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 13, 2003 at 07:43 PM, in Mac OS X
FedEx dropped mine off Thursday (10am) here in... 6,809 Views / 117 Replies  
FedEx dropped mine off Thursday (10am) here in Ottawa. I just ran home after class (I teach at the nearby university) before heading out to office hours, and luckily I was there to receive it from...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 24, 2003 at 11:29 AM, in Mac OS X
STUMPED: WEP, D-Link 714P+, Can't file share b/w iBooks 406 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm hopeful someone here can help me as D-Link Tech support couldn't find the cause of my problem, nor did my extensive searches of other support forums turn up anything...so here goes......
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 21, 2003 at 04:21 PM, in Networking
I'm curious -- is this new open/save dialog still... 874 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm curious -- is this new open/save dialog still a "sheet" like it was in Jaguar (such as saving in TextEdit)? Or is it a free-floating pane (like in AppleWorks)?

Thanks...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 21, 2003 at 03:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone with Developer Previews know what the... 37,510 Views / 400 Replies  
Does anyone with Developer Previews know what the official requirements are for running 10.3? (I'm hoping they're listed during the install process) I ask because I'm using a 300MHz clamshell iBook,...
Posted by The Evener, on Jul 19, 2003 at 04:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Remember when ATi leaked information about new... 8,714 Views / 260 Replies  
Remember when ATi leaked information about new PowerMac models before MacWorld, and Jobs had all their cards "Steved" (read yanked out) before the actual unveiling, and broke off further development...
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 20, 2003 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One thing I learned is that Mac OS X generates... 400 Views / 4 Replies  
One thing I learned is that Mac OS X generates large, bloated PDF files compared to Mac OS 9 when using applications like PrintToPDF. I think that's probably part of the problem why you're getting...
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 15, 2003 at 12:34 AM, in Mac OS X
10.2.6 is also not a stellar release on my... 846 Views / 11 Replies  
10.2.6 is also not a stellar release on my clamshell iBook. I've had at least two weird system freezes, which basically means a 100% increase in problems since I didn't have them before 10.2.6. Maybe...
Posted by The Evener, on Jun 8, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry if this is stating the obvious, but did you... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry if this is stating the obvious, but did you install GIMP-Print for Mac OS X, along with GhostScript drivers?

http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/MacOSX.php3

Might be worth a try. I've heard...
Posted by The Evener, on May 17, 2003 at 09:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I think my trusty tangerine iBook is toast, when... 1,976 Views / 44 Replies  
I think my trusty tangerine iBook is toast, when it comes to 10.3 that is. I'm really enjoying 10.2, so I'm preparing to stay with this as the top 'o the line for the time being. Actually, I should...
Posted by The Evener, on Apr 8, 2003 at 08:28 PM, in Mac OS X
It does seem a bit silly after Jobs & Co hyped... 1,594 Views / 23 Replies  
It does seem a bit silly after Jobs & Co hyped the "lickability" of Aqua so much -- I guess they'll start have to talking about the "magnetic appeal" of OS X now...

"Whoa! Better keep that floppy...
Posted by The Evener, on Mar 24, 2003 at 07:15 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm using Safari, and all the brick-breaking... 721 Views / 16 Replies  
I'm using Safari, and all the brick-breaking heads are frozen in time except for the last one. I want to see all 9 heads doing the Twisted Sister in unison!

Guess it's bug button time...
Posted by The Evener, on Mar 4, 2003 at 07:44 PM, in Mac OS X
I liked the story, too, particularly because it... 1,266 Views / 17 Replies  
I liked the story, too, particularly because it involved someone making the simple decision to try another platform and enjoying it once they did.

The upside is that it shows that system...
Posted by The Evener, on Feb 20, 2003 at 04:41 PM, in Mac OS X
If you don't need iLife because you don't have a... 2,256 Views / 29 Replies  
If you don't need iLife because you don't have a DVD burner, try and sell it on eBay if you want. You'll at least recover some of your money that way.
Posted by The Evener, on Feb 6, 2003 at 04:30 AM, in Mac OS X
This was posted to my iBook list a while back... 631 Views / 3 Replies  
This was posted to my iBook list a while back under 10.2.2; although it was used to address a sleep problem corrected with 10.2.3, it might be worth a go:

*****
1. Turned Personal File Sharing...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 28, 2003 at 09:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, that info was only delayed 20 years getting... 2,283 Views / 32 Replies  
Well, that info was only delayed 20 years getting to me. Suddenly the use of that symbol makes a whole lotta sense. Thanks for the clarification, JLL -- makes me glad I read these forums.
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 27, 2003 at 10:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Be sure to stress to your girlfriend that any... 692 Views / 18 Replies  
Be sure to stress to your girlfriend that any shortcomings on Word stem from Microsoft and not Apple. I can understand wanting to get Word running as smooth as possible, but it helps to make it clear...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 26, 2003 at 10:20 AM, in Mac OS X
This is inconvenient for those who ordered the... 870 Views / 13 Replies  
This is inconvenient for those who ordered the iLife suite, no doubt about it. At the same time, I'm also disappointed to hear from those at MacWorld that iPhoto 2 is not noticably faster than iPhoto...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 22, 2003 at 11:07 PM, in Mac OS X
LOL! I'm using DEMetallifizer to give all my... 1,806 Views / 47 Replies  
LOL! I'm using DEMetallifizer to give all my Cocoa apps an aqua look -- ALSO no randomness here!

Seriously, Apple doesn't know what the hell to do with their UI guidelines, not that I'm terribly...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 22, 2003 at 11:00 PM, in Mac OS X
My God, with some of the overblown rhetoric I've... 2,009 Views / 57 Replies  
My God, with some of the overblown rhetoric I've seen on this list, who needs the likes of the MPAA, RIAA, or MS ranting about criminals? We have a group of reserve beat cops right here, thinking if...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 22, 2003 at 01:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Try this: ... 703 Views / 8 Replies  
Try this:

http://www.crazy-wormhole.com/download/AikSaurus-0.11.dmg.gz

Jared Davis' thesaurus, aquafied; ported by Francis James Franklin

I dug it up after a little Googling, but I can't...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 21, 2003 at 10:09 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm one the people in that boat -- owner of a... 540 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm one the people in that boat -- owner of a tangerine clamshell iBook with a Rage Mobility. I've never wanted support for 3D games per se either, just the odd time that OpenGL is used in...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 20, 2003 at 12:58 AM, in Mac OS X
[Off topic] Great sig, jog! Is that character... 658 Views / 9 Replies  
[Off topic]
Great sig, jog! Is that character from a Neo-Geo game? The name escapes me, but it seems familiar.
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 20, 2003 at 12:48 AM, in Mac OS X
You're absolutely right to be suspicious of the... 2,467 Views / 24 Replies  
You're absolutely right to be suspicious of the number game. It's been said that in politics, perception is everything, and I'd say it applies equally to the business of technology.

Besides, Apple...
Posted by The Evener, on Jan 18, 2003 at 02:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Do you have your Dock on the right or left of... 421 Views / 7 Replies  
Do you have your Dock on the right or left of your screen? In the past that has been the cause of the "warning" on clamshell iBooks. Place the Dock at the bottom of the screen, and the "warning"...
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 23, 2002 at 03:58 PM, in Mac OS X
From what I understand, there are several... 391 Views / 2 Replies  
From what I understand, there are several "formats" of DVD drives out there in circulation (DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM) and data burned for one is not always compatible with the other.

The FP iMac...
Posted by The Evener, on Dec 6, 2002 at 04:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Photos from address book as Mail photos 3,537 Views / 88 Replies  
[snip]

Haven't updated to 10.2.2 yet, but if this still isn't fixed, download this application:

http://www.dasgenie.com/Pages/Software/macosx.php?ThingId=202

It's called...
Posted by The Evener, on Nov 12, 2002 at 11:26 AM, in Mac OS X
This low-battery error problem also occurs on my... 925 Views / 22 Replies  
This low-battery error problem also occurs on my Rev. A (tangerine) iBook, too. Just to clarify, I purchased a new battery for my system a few weeks before Jaguar hit the stores. Using 10.1.5, I...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 30, 2002 at 06:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Maybe they should have Apple Geniuses responsible... 1,796 Views / 34 Replies  
Maybe they should have Apple Geniuses responsible for certain items ie. PowerBook/iBook genius, G4 tower genius, etc. Probably too cumbersome to implement, but in many ways you'll encounter a host of...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 27, 2002 at 05:02 AM, in Mac OS X
For my faxing needs, I purchased Page Sender.... 748 Views / 9 Replies  
For my faxing needs, I purchased Page Sender. It's a robust send/receive fax application that fit my needs perfectly. It also works great with Apple's Address Book and Mail application. It's...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 14, 2002 at 09:05 AM, in Mac OS X
I hope some "themers" read this thread, because I... 515 Views / 4 Replies  
I hope some "themers" read this thread, because I did see some new Aqua substitutes that utilized a different font than the default. Now if using a new font requires using a completely new theme,...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 5, 2002 at 04:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Hacking System font in Jaguar 515 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry if this has been explored before, but after performing a search of the forums I couldn't come up with any specific info, so here goes...

Over the past several weeks, I've seen people post...
Posted by The Evener, on Oct 4, 2002 at 04:02 AM, in Mac OS X
I just downloaded iCal for my Rev. A (tangerine)... 1,127 Views / 34 Replies  
I just downloaded iCal for my Rev. A (tangerine) iBook, so I'm not surprised that is runs sluggish on my system. But what I find irritating is the fact iCal doesn't "remember" its last window...
Posted by The Evener, on Sep 10, 2002 at 11:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Usually, I'm awake when I visit these forums, but... 605 Views / 5 Replies  
Usually, I'm awake when I visit these forums, but I was clearly asleep when I missed that point in the original post.:cool:
Posted by The Evener, on Sep 5, 2002 at 02:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Of course, I can't find the link or information... 605 Views / 5 Replies  
Of course, I can't find the link or information source right now, but during the last five days I came across either a magazine article or e-mail digest that said you can use Preview in Jaguar to...
Posted by The Evener, on Sep 4, 2002 at 06:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, same here, particularly with Terminal.app.... 491 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, same here, particularly with Terminal.app. Before 10.2 it used to remember its last location (or at least had a default location that didn't bother me). Now it always launches half-way down the...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 29, 2002 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the clarification -- Apple paid for... 7,250 Views / 182 Replies  
Thanks for the clarification -- Apple paid for their Xerox "inspiration," and they didn't pay for their Watson "inspiration."

Also, if you read the link I provided, you'll discover that Apple...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 28, 2002 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple copied Watson -- is that so shocking? I... 7,250 Views / 182 Replies  
Apple copied Watson -- is that so shocking? I mean, this is the company that walked into Xerox PARC and ripped off everything they could lay eyes on. As much as I'm a fan of Apple, this company has...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 28, 2002 at 04:08 PM, in Mac OS X
At the local CompuSmart here in Victoria, they... 489 Views / 5 Replies  
At the local CompuSmart here in Victoria, they had already sold 30 copies of Jaguar, and had 10 to go when I walked in, and that by 11am on Saturday. I think Apple will be pleased with the sales of...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 27, 2002 at 11:30 AM, in Mac OS X
I think they can use the 512MB upgrade if they... 1,114 Views / 22 Replies  
I think they can use the 512MB upgrade if they have the firmware update. Can any Rev. A iBook users confirm this? I only have 288MB in my system.
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 22, 2002 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: How useless is Sherlock outside the US? 1,594 Views / 52 Replies  
Dollar for dollar, we can't complain, you are certainly right on that score. I think the poster was making a broader point about affordability -- it's not as if the average income of Canadians is 45%...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 22, 2002 at 04:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: So in 40 days no more mac.com email? :( 1,083 Views / 26 Replies  
That's exactly where Apple wants to have you. If sending out notices about your changed address is too much hassle, then Apple is hoping you'll opt to pay for .mac -- otherwise, I guess it's getting...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 21, 2002 at 11:36 PM, in Mac OS X
msuper69, Thanks for the heads-up about this... 582 Views / 9 Replies  
msuper69,

Thanks for the heads-up about this problem. What I find bizarre about this whole mess is for the flaws you pointed out -- all backed up work, regardless of creation dates, all get stuck...
Posted by The Evener, on Aug 21, 2002 at 05:08 PM, in Mac OS X
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