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In Short 2,107 Views / 51 Replies  
Generally I've found that a PowerBook packs a pretty good punch, and you'll be able to play today's games just fine. Tomorrow's games, however.....

After about a year I'm finding that the "next...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Apr 7, 2004 at 12:39 AM, in Gaming
Original Issue 2,225 Views / 21 Replies  
FYI, getting back to your original issue, the lines on the screen, etc., sound like there's less wrong with your actual screen and more something with your video card.... you might be looking at a...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Apr 7, 2004 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wanted: Cube Shell 264 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm in the market for the shell of a G4 cube - no motherboard. Just looking to build something inside the cool case. Can anyone help me out?

-S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Jun 26, 2003 at 11:37 PM, in Marketplace
Agreed 741 Views / 9 Replies  
Agreed. I posted the following in

this (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=165626) thread:

Did anyone else notice that despite the extremely cool video/audio options, Apple...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Jun 26, 2003 at 07:33 PM, in Applications
Love the video but... 4,215 Views / 77 Replies  
Did anyone else notice that despite the extremely cool video/audio options, Apple didn't do much to make iChat a better AIM client? Unless I want to do an A/V chat with someone, I'd still prefer to...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Jun 26, 2003 at 07:23 PM, in Applications
That's definitely not how it works with my... 525 Views / 10 Replies  
That's definitely not how it works with my address book - I've put in my information and nothing shows up on AIM....next try?

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 25, 2002 at 07:52 PM, in Applications
The official Jaguar version is build 6C115. ... 3,738 Views / 84 Replies  
The official Jaguar version is build 6C115. There is absolutely no difference between what's in the box and the ADC/Hotline/Carracho build.

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 17, 2002 at 02:30 PM, in Mac OS X
The one and only build of Jaguar on any system is... 672 Views / 14 Replies  
The one and only build of Jaguar on any system is 6C115. Nothing else has been released yet, not even to developers.

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 17, 2002 at 01:36 PM, in Mac OS X
He's usually pretty good about updating CCC as... 672 Views / 14 Replies  
He's usually pretty good about updating CCC as fast as possible when new issues arise. In the meantime, I would recommend wiping your drive and installing 10.1, if you have it, use CCC to copy your...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 17, 2002 at 01:35 PM, in Mac OS X
My PowerBook (667 DVI) doesn't seem to be... 3,738 Views / 84 Replies  
My PowerBook (667 DVI) doesn't seem to be charging under 10.2 ... just realized....initially it wouldn't go over 98% capacity, then I unplugged it just for a couple minutes...plugged it back in and...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 16, 2002 at 04:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I've found that iChat is pretty random with its... 359 Views / 7 Replies  
I've found that iChat is pretty random with its notifications...sometimes it likes to bounce, sometimes it likes to display the number of incomings in the dock, and sometimes it likes to do neither. ...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 16, 2002 at 10:39 AM, in Mac OS X
FTP does have issues, but Apple's well aware. ... 3,738 Views / 84 Replies  
FTP does have issues, but Apple's well aware. There are definite Java issues, particularly in Netscape/Mozilla broswers, but they are also aware and working on a fix. Honestly just about everything...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 16, 2002 at 03:06 AM, in Mac OS X
Because, in my opinion, iChat is buggy and... 709 Views / 18 Replies  
Because, in my opinion, iChat is buggy and feature incomplete ... not ready for prime-time. Adium, however, works fine in X.2

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 15, 2002 at 11:18 AM, in Applications
One thing I was mistaken on - apparently the... 2,549 Views / 57 Replies  
One thing I was mistaken on - apparently the iChat dock icon DOES show the number of messages you have waiting for you (well, the number of CHATS at least - not the number of IM's). However, it...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 10:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Already done, but thanks for contuing to be a... 709 Views / 18 Replies  
Already done, but thanks for contuing to be a smartass.

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 07:52 PM, in Applications
Heh, well I just came back to my computer and... 2,549 Views / 57 Replies  
Heh, well I just came back to my computer and found that iChat's disconnected itself yet again, lol...

Wait, wait...I just thought of another good one. What about when someone sends you an IM,...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 06:59 PM, in Mac OS X
What idiot can't, and doesn't, use the standard... 2,549 Views / 57 Replies  
What idiot can't, and doesn't, use the standard IM apps these days? If anything, iChat is MORE confusing - it even has trouble telling the difference between Idle and Away. If you have an away...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 06:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple's got some pretty good copy protection on... 2,605 Views / 63 Replies  
Apple's got some pretty good copy protection on their FCP3 CD's...they could easily apply it to their OS discs without requiring a serial number. Make something hard to pirate in the first place,...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 06:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Not worth the R&D when there are plenty of viable... 990 Views / 26 Replies  
Not worth the R&D when there are plenty of viable alternatives well under development at this point.

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 05:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Well it's a real bug, confirmed on 3 other... 709 Views / 18 Replies  
Well it's a real bug, confirmed on 3 other machines, for anyone who cares.

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 05:53 PM, in Applications
I've got the 1.0 version right here and it will... 709 Views / 18 Replies  
I've got the 1.0 version right here and it will continually cut off my chats after about 10 minutes or so (everything looks right as if I'm online, and my messages actually send, but I don't receive...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 09:55 AM, in Applications
Agreed. What's expected in version 1.0 of a chat... 709 Views / 18 Replies  
Agreed. What's expected in version 1.0 of a chat client these days is a lot different from the early days of X when there were no options to speak of. The fact that Apple is the only 3rd party...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 09:36 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: 10.2 nightmare 2,039 Views / 23 Replies  
You can quit being the "purchase police" on every thread where someone says they have 10.2. It's been available from Apple to ADC members and shipping with some new Macs in the past few days. Just...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 03:33 AM, in Mac OS X
People need to learn how to read. 1) I'm... 709 Views / 18 Replies  
People need to learn how to read.

1) I'm simply trying to confirm whether this bug even exists or if it's unique to my machine.

2) Jaguar GM has been available from Apple's ADC, and AOL's...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 03:16 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: 10.2 GM Breaks AIM ! - ? 709 Views / 18 Replies  
Don't flame me. I've beta tested plenty of software and I'm well aware of what 1.0 means. You must have pretty low expectations or be a PC user to say that "1.0" is an excuse for anything that's...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 03:08 AM, in Applications
Hear, hear. 2,291 Views / 117 Replies  
Hear, hear.
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 01:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
10.2 GM Breaks AIM ! - ? 709 Views / 18 Replies  
Can anyone confirm a bug for me? In 10.2 GM my copy of AIM (the latest beta version) crashes anytime I attempt to put up an away message - no crash message, everything just disappears from the...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 01:45 AM, in Applications
My hotsync manager works fine. I did have some... 417 Views / 3 Replies  
My hotsync manager works fine. I did have some problems with 10.2 until I used the new Disk Utility's permissions fixer-upper. You might try that, it helped me with quite a few things.
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 01:40 AM, in Applications
Well, I've checked out iChat and found only a few... 2,549 Views / 57 Replies  
Well, I've checked out iChat and found only a few annoying things that will keep me from using it full-time:

1. iChat icon - instead of bouncing, it would be nice if it would just update in the...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 14, 2002 at 12:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Bluetooth/DDR/Superdrive will likely be the next... 1,296 Views / 12 Replies  
Bluetooth/DDR/Superdrive will likely be the next major upgrade, and it won't be seen until MWSF (or Tokyo, depending on Apple's schedule). Speed/HD bumps are likely before then - maybe up to 933 MHz...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 13, 2002 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
10.2 is going to be a great deal faster on just... 944 Views / 16 Replies  
10.2 is going to be a great deal faster on just about anything that can run it, regardless of Quartz Extreme. Basically, in addition to all the new features, the Apple guys have really optimized the...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 13, 2002 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: How can I connect my Pismo to a TV? 337 Views / 3 Replies  
I believe video out is disabled when it comes to DVD player. I'm quite sure a Pismo can't handle it anyway, at least not in millions of colors, and thousands wouldn't look that great. Maybe in 10.2...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 13, 2002 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Latch 519 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah...Apple confirms the latch is going to require repair. And I read on the Apple discussion boards of a couple other people who experienced the same problem. This is the kind of thing you really...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 9, 2002 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, my 667 DVI has that too - the fan comes on... 519 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, my 667 DVI has that too - the fan comes on less often, so I'm not complaining there :) Looking under the keyboard, it seems that the heat dissapation is much more advanced - what was visible...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 9, 2002 at 06:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
FYI 424 Views / 10 Replies  
You can pick up an Apple Refurbished version of that model for about $2199, including a 1-year warranty. You should shoot for $2000 or so.

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 8, 2002 at 11:37 PM, in Marketplace
Ti 667 Impressions 519 Views / 5 Replies  
OK everyone, I just traded my year-old 500MHz TiBook for a new 667 DVI model, and I've got a few caveats....would like to see if these are shared by anyone else...

First, let me get this out of...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 8, 2002 at 10:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Excellent Choice 546 Views / 10 Replies  
Contrary to what the previous post says, audio and video software are two areas where the Mac outshines Windows. Although there is very little in the way of Mac OS X audio software right now, it is...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 6, 2002 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess we'll agree to disagree :) In any case,... 433 Views / 7 Replies  
I guess we'll agree to disagree :) In any case, the 'book sold for $1650, which seems relatively fair since it still offers a few advantages over the new iBook at the same price point, yet is still...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 6, 2002 at 09:00 AM, in Marketplace
I'm going to argue only because the PowerBook's... 433 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm going to argue only because the PowerBook's not on the market anymore. So:

Yeah, you forgot that the Pismo can be upgraded to G4 as well, so it in fact has more longevity than a new iBook...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 5, 2002 at 02:50 PM, in Marketplace
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 433 Views / 7 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by michelin:
<strong>I can...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 1, 2002 at 01:22 PM, in Marketplace
FS: PowerBook G4 500MHz/10G/384/DVD 433 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey everyone. I'm looking to upgrade the computer mentioned in the subject to the current 667 model, so I need to sell this thing. Send me an email or private message with your offer or questions...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Aug 1, 2002 at 08:29 AM, in Marketplace
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 253 Views / 21 Replies  
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Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Jun 3, 2002 at 02:59 PM, in Applications
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 253 Views / 21 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by bighill:
<strong>No...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Jun 3, 2002 at 02:12 PM, in Applications
Anyone have luck installing this on a firewire... 799 Views / 122 Replies  
Anyone have luck installing this on a firewire drive without it corrupting a good 10.1.4 install on your internal? Read in another thread that an install to a FW disk caused startup problems on...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on May 10, 2002 at 01:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Is the preview version stable enough to use as a... 1,486 Views / 221 Replies  
Is the preview version stable enough to use as a primary OS, or will I want to go back to 10.1.4? I'm a little wary about installing this now that I've got OS X working well enough to ditch 9. I'm...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on May 10, 2002 at 12:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Anyone even know what the build is on the WWDC... 252 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone even know what the build is on the WWDC preview?

S
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on May 7, 2002 at 03:38 PM, in Developer Center
Fake. Photoshopped ports/Apple logo from... 283 Views / 4 Replies  
Fake. Photoshopped ports/Apple logo from PowerBook G3. Especially fake because it says the Apple logo lights up. The Apple on a PowerBook lights up as the result of the LCD screen being turned on....
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on May 7, 2002 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
First, thanks a bunch everyone - I appreciate all... 634 Views / 7 Replies  
First, thanks a bunch everyone - I appreciate all the help.

Can you tell me where to edit the plst resource, Scrod? I was toying around earlier and thought they might be the same, but there's...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Apr 8, 2002 at 06:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't even seem to get to Info.plist. 634 Views / 7 Replies  
Can't even seem to get to Info.plist.
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Apr 8, 2002 at 03:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Hide Running App's Dock Icon? 634 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey all -

I'm wondering if anyone has figured out a way to stop a running application from showing up in the dock.

Specifically, I'm using EarthDesk for my desktop picture, which doesn't update...
Posted by SpiffyGuyC, on Apr 8, 2002 at 02:28 PM, in Mac OS X
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