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Will G5 run 'Classic'? 372 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm doing a computing course through the OU and the usual Mac v PC v Linux debates crop up periodically.
One recent thread went as follows;

Point-
Apple won't be taken seriously by many untill...
Posted by JH, on Apr 19, 2002 at 07:25 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the link. I'm going to have to do... 915 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the link.
I'm going to have to do some reading up on the subject.
Jeff
Posted by JH, on Mar 10, 2002 at 03:39 PM, in Applications
On a related topic: I'm trying to set up a ... 915 Views / 7 Replies  
On a related topic:
I'm trying to set up a Bulletin/Discussion board for our school intranet - I've downloaded the trial version of UBB 6 as it was the one I was most familiar with from posting at...
Posted by JH, on Mar 9, 2002 at 11:07 PM, in Applications
if you find that article offensive then for god's... 612 Views / 33 Replies  
if you find that article offensive then for god's sake keep away from the 'Battlefront at ArsTechnica':

Quote from a guy called Seta:
(Why do Windows users hate Macs?)
"It's kinda like laughing...
Posted by JH, on Jan 30, 2002 at 05:10 PM, in macOS
Any 'new' features in 10.2? 873 Views / 78 Replies  
With beta copies of 10.2 stating to appear around the net (aledgedly!)I was wondering if anybody was aware of any 'new' features available?

In particular I'm hoping for a spring-loaded folder type...
Posted by JH, on Jan 22, 2002 at 04:47 PM, in macOS
I wasn't planning on buying it to upgrade... 418 Views / 7 Replies  
I wasn't planning on buying it to upgrade immedietly. :rolleyes:

It's just that I've owned each of the previous generations of iMac (a 266Mhz tray loading and a slot loading 400Mz DV) and...
Posted by JH, on Jan 22, 2002 at 06:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
What was the last upgradable tower? 418 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm caught on the horns of a dilema (or is that enema?)

:new iMac or refurb tower to replace my iMac DV 400? :confused:

I was told today that the current generation of G4's had their...
Posted by JH, on Jan 21, 2002 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
[Double Post] [ 01-21-2002: Message edited... 656 Views / 35 Replies  
[Double Post]

[ 01-21-2002: Message edited by: JH ]
Posted by JH, on Jan 21, 2002 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple realises how important the 1 Ghz barrier is... 656 Views / 35 Replies  
Apple realises how important the 1 Ghz barrier is - I'd have put money on 1Ghz G3's for the new iMac range - so they wouldn't have brought G4'S into their consumer line unless they had 1Gig G4's...
Posted by JH, on Jan 21, 2002 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Best platform for OS X: new iMac or refurb tower? 319 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm thinking of upgrading my hardware in the not too distant future (I currently have an iMac DV 400) now initially it was going to be a new iMac, but after the initial WOW faded i've started to have...
Posted by JH, on Jan 20, 2002 at 03:59 PM, in macOS
Just to chip in with my 2 cents worth (or... 1,028 Views / 64 Replies  
Just to chip in with my 2 cents worth (or pence/euros whatever):

As to first impressions to the new iMac, I guess it was WOW!!!...

but after a few day's reflection I'm not so sure - don't get...
Posted by JH, on Jan 20, 2002 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I put a 40Gb drive in my iMac DV last summer and... 579 Views / 15 Replies  
I put a 40Gb drive in my iMac DV last summer and it partitioned up:
4.7 Gb for Classic/OS 9, 4.7 Gb for Virtual PC, 9.5 GB for Games/Downloads and 19.1 for OS X.

I'd suggest 5 Gb for OS X is...
Posted by JH, on Jan 18, 2002 at 08:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac DV 400 Mhz G3 512 Mb Ram 40 Gb Hard Drive... 470 Views / 6 Replies  
iMac DV 400 Mhz G3 512 Mb Ram 40 Gb Hard Drive Rage 128 Card.

I'm not what you'd call a hard-core gamer, (any discussion of frame rates leaves me cold!) - as Myth is a strategy game I'm not that...
Posted by JH, on Jan 18, 2002 at 08:30 PM, in Gaming
Why not just put your G4 to sleep insted of... 373 Views / 7 Replies  
Why not just put your G4 to sleep insted of switching it off?

It'd probably be healthier for it in the long run - my Imac runs 10.1.2 and hasn't actually been 'Off' for nearly two weeks.
Posted by JH, on Jan 18, 2002 at 07:22 PM, in macOS
Anybody managed to get the Myth 3 demo to run? 470 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm trying to get hold of a working copy of the Myth 3 demo - I quite fancy the game but as my iMac is on the limit of the recommended spec (iMac DV 400) I'd like to try the game out before parting...
Posted by JH, on Jan 18, 2002 at 06:54 PM, in Gaming
One thing that's always puzzled me is why the Mac... 526 Views / 41 Replies  
One thing that's always puzzled me is why the Mac is so difficult to sync. e-mail with?

Palm's own conduit won't do it, neither will Docs to Go and I was really dissapointed when I found Entourage...
Posted by JH, on Jan 18, 2002 at 06:39 PM, in Applications
I don't think the iBook needs a major revision... 374 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't think the iBook needs a major revision for a while yet, in any case the lower power consumption of the G3 helps prolong the iBook's battery life, however what I would like Apple to do quite...
Posted by JH, on Jan 15, 2002 at 05:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just a thought but why not scrap unregistered... 921 Views / 56 Replies  
Just a thought but why not scrap unregistered posting altogether?
Posted by JH, on Jan 8, 2002 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Switching between applications 250 Views / 1 Replies  
If you have an application running full screen in the 'Classic' environment is there a way of switching out of it to another app. without quiting it?

Appologies if I'm missing something obvious!
...
Posted by JH, on Dec 23, 2001 at 10:04 AM, in macOS
There is an option in Tinkertool to change the... 284 Views / 1 Replies  
There is an option in Tinkertool to change the system font
- though it does have a note to say some applications will ignore these settings!

Download it from here:

TinkerTool at Versiontracker...
Posted by JH, on Dec 23, 2001 at 09:56 AM, in macOS
Pass me a slice of humble pie please..... 375 Views / 3 Replies  
Just downloaded the demo of Ottomatic :D
- please disregard any previous comments made regarding Os X as a gaming platform!
(I wonder if it's too late to get a new letter off to Santa?)
...
Posted by JH, on Dec 14, 2001 at 09:13 AM, in macOS
Actually with Baldur's Gate 2 it runs much... 589 Views / 29 Replies  
Actually with Baldur's Gate 2 it runs much smoother on my iMac with 3D acceleration turned off - again suggesting the problem lies with Open GL.

(I thought the point of having it as a core feature...
Posted by JH, on Dec 10, 2001 at 08:51 PM, in macOS
Why is OS X such a lousy platform for gaming? 589 Views / 29 Replies  
Sorry if this sounds like flame bait, it's just that I have been looking forward to playing Giants on my Mac for ages - but after reading the reviews:

867 Mhz G4's with Geforce 3 cards and a Gig...
Posted by JH, on Dec 10, 2001 at 07:17 PM, in macOS
Hi there Heinz! The best thing to do is pop... 340 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi there Heinz!

The best thing to do is pop over to

www.macosxhints.com (http://www.macosxhints.com)

and download Rob Griffiths' excellent "The Mac OS X Solutions Guidebook".

it's got...
Posted by JH, on Dec 9, 2001 at 06:52 PM, in macOS
Following the last couple of comments, why not... 543 Views / 34 Replies  
Following the last couple of comments,
why not try merging "Software" in as well for the time being and see how the load holds up?

Doesn't the number of posts locked/moved show that most people...
Posted by JH, on Dec 9, 2001 at 06:41 PM, in macOS
Sure... now about that "Fora" thing..... ... 543 Views / 34 Replies  
Sure...
now about that "Fora" thing.....

:rolleyes:

Merry Xmas!
Posted by JH, on Dec 9, 2001 at 06:00 PM, in macOS
OK : Plan B I can see your point about... 543 Views / 34 Replies  
OK : Plan B
I can see your point about overloading the one board - so how about this then;
"UNIX", "Server", "Developer" and "General" - I do think "Third party software" can be bundled in with...
Posted by JH, on Dec 9, 2001 at 05:52 PM, in macOS
Gorgonzola - you beat me to the post button! ... 543 Views / 34 Replies  
Gorgonzola - you beat me to the post button!

[ 12-09-2001: Message edited by: JH ]
Posted by JH, on Dec 9, 2001 at 05:42 PM, in macOS
Don't get me wrong this wasn't intended as a dig... 543 Views / 34 Replies  
Don't get me wrong this wasn't intended as a dig at moderators (despite the title!) - it just strikes me that if you have too many fora (forums..... foramus - oh! forget it!) then you put a lot of...
Posted by JH, on Dec 9, 2001 at 05:29 PM, in macOS
Caution: Over zelous moderator at work! 543 Views / 34 Replies  
I have a solution to the problem of people posting in the wrong forums (fora? foramus...foratis...!?) cut them down to just 2 :

One for heavy "Developer" stuff - (that most people can barely...
Posted by JH, on Dec 9, 2001 at 04:34 PM, in macOS
Go to : ... 376 Views / 2 Replies  
Go to :

http://extra.gamespot.co.uk/pc.gamespot/guides/alice/

Jeff
:D

Finally got the web link to work!

[ 11-25-2001: Message edited by: JH ]
Posted by JH, on Nov 25, 2001 at 02:53 PM, in Gaming
Search for the missing sync...... 271 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm curious as to why it is proving so difficult to write a Palm Hotsync conduit for Os X.

Surely they must have been working on it for at least 6 months or so by now but still no show.

Also I...
Posted by JH, on Nov 18, 2001 at 09:18 PM, in macOS
Accessing other partitions from terminal? 313 Views / 2 Replies  
The problem is this I've divided my Hard drive up into 4 partitions;
OS X is installed on 1 (XDrive) and the Developer tools are installed on another (ProjectDrive),
- now I can't seem to get at...
Posted by JH, on Oct 12, 2001 at 05:01 AM, in macOS
The ntl cable modem works like a dream under... 332 Views / 8 Replies  
The ntl cable modem works like a dream under 10.0x and 10.1 -I'm using it now.
:)
Try the 64k option first if your worried about the expense - it's easily about three times as fast as I was...
Posted by JH, on Oct 9, 2001 at 04:00 PM, in macOS
To answer a couple of points there is at least a... 1,297 Views / 110 Replies  
To answer a couple of points there is at least a 1302 build around and Entourage makes the same sound for new mail in X as it did in 2001. (Apparently!)

Could I just add my opinion that Office X...
Posted by JH, on Oct 9, 2001 at 03:54 PM, in macOS
Classic RAVE in 10.1 322 Views / 1 Replies  
This evening my daughter wanted to play Bugdom on the computer, now under 10.04 it played like s**t but I thought I'd give it a go under 10.1. First the classic environment started up and then what...
Posted by JH, on Sep 30, 2001 at 02:27 PM, in macOS
I thought the 20 price only applied if you had... 695 Views / 30 Replies  
I thought the 20 price only applied if you had the vouchers from a previously purchased 10.0x release?

Can I clear up a couple of points please;
If I send off my voucher and cash can I expect a...
Posted by JH, on Sep 16, 2001 at 09:45 AM, in macOS
I was enjoying this thread, there was a nice... 1,362 Views / 86 Replies  
I was enjoying this thread, there was a nice debate brewing which was a good deal more intellectual than some of the racist/jingoist crap that's surfaced on some other boards.
Unfortunatly it seems...
Posted by JH, on Sep 15, 2001 at 07:41 PM, in macOS
I had a similar problem with 5G24, I think it's... 485 Views / 10 Replies  
I had a similar problem with 5G24, I think it's because the free space is very fragmented and X has to jump around a lot to use it as virtual memory.
In any case it was cured when I optimised the...
Posted by JH, on Sep 11, 2001 at 05:34 AM, in macOS
Leaving aside the question as to whether XP is... 558 Views / 27 Replies  
Leaving aside the question as to whether XP is any good or not my biggest problem with the article is it is quite simply wrong!
XP claimed new innovations are almost entirely re-hashed Apple ideas;...
Posted by JH, on Sep 10, 2001 at 07:58 AM, in macOS
Torn between two loves...... 456 Views / 6 Replies  
It all started about a week ago....the e-mail came out of the blue......

"Diablo 2:Lord Of Destruction now in stock!" :D:

..how could I refuse.

I tried running it in Classic.... :eek: ...
Posted by JH, on Jul 15, 2001 at 05:29 PM, in macOS
re: printf function in C 371 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a code for clearing the screen similar to \n for newline, \t for tab etc
that I can use for a program that runs in the terminal window?

Cheers
Jeff :D
Posted by JH, on Jul 5, 2001 at 03:57 PM, in Developer Center
Any new recipies for Horadric cube? 354 Views / 2 Replies  
Am now two thirds of the way through LOD and have amassed an absolute shedfull of gems, jewels and runes, so i was wondering if anyone has found any good recipes for the Cube, or rune words for...
Posted by JH, on Jul 5, 2001 at 03:26 PM, in Gaming
A Carbonized UT and Diablo2 for OS X would be... 600 Views / 30 Replies  
A Carbonized UT and Diablo2 for OS X would be nice, and I must admit to a soft spot for Bugdom as well!
As for brand new games - I did want Half-life but it's a little past it's prime now, I'd...
Posted by JH, on Jul 5, 2001 at 03:12 PM, in Gaming
I'm using Alosoft's PlusOptimizer to defragment... 490 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm using Alosoft's PlusOptimizer to defragment my Os X partition, which it does fine, but comes back with the message that the directory is fragmented and cannot be moved - is there a way of...
Posted by JH, on Jun 30, 2001 at 07:36 AM, in macOS
Someone over at the Apple discussion page has... 425 Views / 3 Replies  
Someone over at the Apple discussion page has suggested I replace the libraries with ones from STLport,
I've downloaded the folder but don't know what to do with them next?
Anybody got any...
Posted by JH, on Jun 29, 2001 at 06:08 PM, in Developer Center
Project Builder and C++ 425 Views / 3 Replies  
Are there known problems with C++ and Project Builder?
I'm trying to teach myself some programming by reading the tutorials on www.cplusplus.com (http://www.cplusplus.com) and have hit a snag with...
Posted by JH, on Jun 29, 2001 at 09:03 AM, in Developer Center
Honeydew- Thanks for the prompt reply! Jeff ... 363 Views / 4 Replies  
Honeydew-
Thanks for the prompt reply!
Jeff :)
Posted by JH, on Jun 19, 2001 at 05:09 PM, in Developer Center
Success! :D It's produced a file called a.out... 363 Views / 4 Replies  
Success! :D
It's produced a file called a.out

Er...now how do I run it?
Cheers
Jeff
Posted by JH, on Jun 19, 2001 at 04:49 PM, in Developer Center
Falling at the first hurdle! 363 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry if this is very basic stuff but here's the story - I've just borrowed a book from a friend to try and teach myself C++, I've opened up Project builder and started a new C++ file. Lesson 1 - The...
Posted by JH, on Jun 19, 2001 at 02:38 PM, in Developer Center
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