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Well, that and it's not meant to hide your... 1,949 Views / 62 Replies  
Well, that and it's not meant to hide your documents from seaches other people may perform on your computer (necessarily, though it can be used that way if you let a bunch of people use the machine...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 20, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in Mac OS X
I like MPlayer pretty well, too as it... 725 Views / 20 Replies  
I like MPlayer pretty well, too as it consolidates QuickTime and WMP video formats into one application. Now, if only you could open more than one movie at a time (a la QuickTime)...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 19, 2005 at 10:48 AM, in Applications
I would echo what Applefreak01 said with regard... 681 Views / 6 Replies  
I would echo what Applefreak01 said with regard to backing things up in the future... iPods serve a wonderful dual purpose in that they both play (and by virtue of that) store your music, but can...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 19, 2005 at 10:40 AM, in Mac OS X
There's something sorta magical about that little... 1,087 Views / 12 Replies  
There's something sorta magical about that little white rectangle and it's plethora of space.
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 15, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Exactly what I was thinking. 11,618 Views / 326 Replies  
Exactly what I was thinking.
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 15, 2005 at 03:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I've read through the majority of this thread,... 11,618 Views / 326 Replies  
I've read through the majority of this thread, and I'm not frankly sure what it is that some of these people are doing that requires so much authentication... The majority of the tasks I perform on...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 15, 2005 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
While I may not be the bestest of sources for... 1,087 Views / 12 Replies  
While I may not be the bestest of sources for information on this, I'll give my thoughts...

Depending on the size of your Pictures and Movies folders (and the size of your iPod), why not just copy...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 15, 2005 at 02:51 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm happy to see that the Motorola V600 is now... 1,545 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm happy to see that the Motorola V600 is now going to be supported over Bluetooth... I can finally get rid of OnSync (with which I have never had very much luck).
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 15, 2005 at 02:42 PM, in Mac OS X
There's another thread here... 807 Views / 14 Replies  
There's another thread here (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=251879) that indicates Quartz 2D Extreme is turned off by default in Tiger. Apart from that, there's just speculation...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 13, 2005 at 03:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I was finally able to get my wife pronouncing it... 1,447 Views / 45 Replies  
I was finally able to get my wife pronouncing it correctly, so I consider my work to be done.
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 13, 2005 at 03:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I'll probably do a backup, format and install and... 5,913 Views / 103 Replies  
I'll probably do a backup, format and install and then wait a few days... Once I'm comfortable with everything, I'll do the same to my wife's PowerBook. Not sure why, but I love rebuilding a machine...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 13, 2005 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Based on what I've been reading (and who knows if... 6,073 Views / 102 Replies  
Based on what I've been reading (and who knows if that's all accurate), it looks like the Pismo exclusion was an oversight as it not only has Firewire, but the requisite DVD ROM drive to install...
Posted by rmongold, on Apr 12, 2005 at 11:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I've wondered what's going on with Calabi... 1,313 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah, I've wondered what's going on with Calabi (and its accompanying icons) too. Nothing since rad-e8 posted that Intellectual Property article. Hmm...

Anyway, I like the theme as it's shaping up...
Posted by rmongold, on Jan 9, 2005 at 11:54 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: I've paid for ShapeShifter, and will continue to... 1,525 Views / 37 Replies  
I've paid for ShapeShifter, and will continue to do so. I also bought a copy of Silk, but don't use it as it is INCREDIBLY tough to find a font that looks right with OS X. So, Lucida Grande it...
Posted by rmongold, on Jan 9, 2005 at 11:50 PM, in GUI Customization
Based on other answers to this I've seen on these... 566 Views / 7 Replies  
Based on other answers to this I've seen on these boards, Moto supports a different protocol (SyncML?) for pushing data back and forth. iSync, on the other hand, requires something different. From...
Posted by rmongold, on Sep 20, 2004 at 02:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This was exactly why I picked up an MX900. Even... 769 Views / 14 Replies  
This was exactly why I picked up an MX900. Even if there was some generic RF receiver dongle thing that would allow the MX700 to work, I probably would have gone Bluetooth (how often are you really...
Posted by rmongold, on Sep 16, 2004 at 02:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's the same button they use on the Apple... 1,135 Views / 15 Replies  
That's the same button they use on the Apple store. I think it's the continue button. They also have orange for "Update Subtotal" and something else, I think.
Posted by rmongold, on Sep 4, 2004 at 11:14 AM, in GUI Customization
What theme are you running there, and where can I... 2,038,669 Views / 14,714 Replies  
What theme are you running there, and where can I get one! :D
Posted by rmongold, on Sep 2, 2004 at 01:23 PM, in GUI Customization
Leisure Suit Larry 5,320 Views / 107 Replies  
Leisure Suit Larry
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 31, 2004 at 11:23 AM, in Gaming
If the "limitation" of Bluetooth they're... 2,659 Views / 39 Replies  
If the "limitation" of Bluetooth they're concerned about is speed, how much speed do you really need to drive a mouse? The MX900 works great on Windows, pretty well on OS X (despite not being...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 31, 2004 at 11:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I really like what you've done with the place :) ... 1,706 Views / 40 Replies  
I really like what you've done with the place :)

One suggestion, though: Match the menu item selected fill to the more gel-like fill you have in the Finder preferences toolbar. You seem to float...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 31, 2004 at 10:13 AM, in GUI Customization
Ozzpot, could I possibly appeal to your sensible... 2,038,669 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Ozzpot, could I possibly appeal to your sensible nature and PM you for the font? I would most certainly appreciate it. And thank you for the explanation - I'm not much on the whole font thing. I...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 30, 2004 at 11:13 PM, in GUI Customization
I've not messed a whole lot with the GUI mods... 2,038,669 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I've not messed a whole lot with the GUI mods (although I've recently applied Milk via Shapeshifter... very pretty), but I do like a lot of the replacement system fonts I've seen. My issue is that...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 30, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in GUI Customization
Looks like this one is officially supported (by... 2,659 Views / 39 Replies  
Looks like this one is officially supported (by Logitech) on the Mac... Unlike my MX900.

I'd be interested to see if they come out with a Bluetooth version of this mouse. I really like the MX...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 30, 2004 at 03:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm also getting kinda fond of the fading font... 2,627 Views / 43 Replies  
I'm also getting kinda fond of the fading font pallette. Makes it much less obtrusive than before. And as silly as it sounds, the new Excel view is kinda handy.

That said, I'd say the biggest...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 26, 2004 at 04:15 PM, in Applications
Have you found significant issues with generic... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
Have you found significant issues with generic vs. actual SE batteries? Or is it more a preference issue (I'll be the first to admit, I often have those... but for the price I could easily handle a...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 26, 2004 at 04:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The price and the number of licenses... You get 3... 2,627 Views / 43 Replies  
The price and the number of licenses... You get 3 licenses for about half the price of 1 standard edition license. That's pretty much it.
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 25, 2004 at 11:26 PM, in Applications
I'll toss in a vote for the SE K700i. It just... 951 Views / 22 Replies  
I'll toss in a vote for the SE K700i. It just works.
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 25, 2004 at 11:23 PM, in Applications
Eug - looks almost like the battery is another... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
Eug - looks almost like the battery is another 700 maH... is that right?
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 25, 2004 at 11:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Don't the PowerBooks have self-sensing Ethernet... 650 Views / 17 Replies  
Don't the PowerBooks have self-sensing Ethernet ports? That is to say, they know whether they've got a cross-over or straight patch cable plugged in and route themselves accordingly?
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 23, 2004 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Was it only with the advent of Panther that... 391 Views / 10 Replies  
Was it only with the advent of Panther that TextEdit could open up Word docs? I can't remember if it came in Jaguar or 10.3...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 23, 2004 at 12:55 AM, in Mac OS X
You may have me there... I am with T-Mobile (just... 950 Views / 24 Replies  
You may have me there... I am with T-Mobile (just switched from Sprint), and the cheapest I saw the V600 with them was $250 (and that was only if you bought online - in the store it was $300). I...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 23, 2004 at 12:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know. A lot of people here seem to be... 950 Views / 24 Replies  
I don't know. A lot of people here seem to be satified with the V600 needing a USB cable to work with iSync. Nothing against the phone (which does work quite well), but when I bought a Bluetooth...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 22, 2004 at 01:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
AAARGH! I've just made my first double post. I... 5,320 Views / 107 Replies  
AAARGH! I've just made my first double post. I should be drawn and quartered. Or at least given a good verbal reprimand. Well, I'm off to hang my head in shame and think about the sorry state to...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 21, 2004 at 11:04 AM, in Gaming
One of these days perhaps I'll be brave enough to... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
One of these days perhaps I'll be brave enough to see how far below "E" it will go ["Oh, it broke of a LOOOOONG time ago!"], but I'm one of the mindset "Have outlet will charge." Call me crazy.
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Posted by rmongold, on Aug 21, 2004 at 11:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would suggest we just blame both and call it a... 950 Views / 24 Replies  
I would suggest we just blame both and call it a day :)

I'm an equal opportunity blame-caster.
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 21, 2004 at 10:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My battery was showing no charge at all today... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
My battery was showing no charge at all today (after about 2.75 days on with light usage) but was still on. Who knows how much longer it would have lasted had I not decided I'd just plug it in. But,...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 21, 2004 at 01:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't think there's an OS X version of... 5,320 Views / 107 Replies  
I don't think there's an OS X version of Strategic Conquest either. There needs to be one. Delta Tao needs to get started - lotsa work to do.
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 08:24 PM, in Gaming
While I'm thinking about it, I don't think... 5,320 Views / 107 Replies  
While I'm thinking about it, I don't think there's an OS X port of Strategic Conquest yet either. There needs to be one of those.
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 08:22 PM, in Gaming
Not that I can tell... I would have hoped it... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
Not that I can tell... I would have hoped it would change the volume of a call during a call (which it does) and the volume of the ringer any other time (which it doesn't). That does strike me as...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 08:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Very fun. Dad's old 512k is packed up in the... 5,320 Views / 107 Replies  
Very fun. Dad's old 512k is packed up in the basement in its original box and very rarely sees the light of day. I'm sure he still has all the disks for the various games somewhere, but... ah well. ...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 04:51 PM, in Gaming
They've never given any indication of when it... 5,320 Views / 107 Replies  
They've never given any indication of when it might be done either :(

I remember playing Dark Castle and Beyond Dark Castle on the old Mac 512K... Them were the days.
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 03:11 PM, in Gaming
I'm still waiting for Return to Dark Castle to be... 5,320 Views / 107 Replies  
I'm still waiting for Return to Dark Castle to be finished - that was a great game. That and Airborne (an old Mac game from Silicon Valley Software I think).
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 02:31 PM, in Gaming
Yup, that would pretty much be the way of it. 860 Views / 8 Replies  
Yup, that would pretty much be the way of it.
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When? It's already here! I don't think any of the... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
When? It's already here! I don't think any of the service providers offer it, so you have to buy the unlocked version at full retail price (or thereabouts - but you can get it in the mid-to-high...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 11:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where did you find that deal?!?! Might have to do... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
Where did you find that deal?!?! Might have to do the same myself.



Yeah, I found that out last night after I posted. Funny thing about instruction manuals... they actually tell you how to...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 20, 2004 at 09:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I've only had the phone for two days, but... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
Well, I've only had the phone for two days, but my initial impressions are all positive... mostly. The only issue I've had thus far is with a Bluetooth headset (Motorola 810). The phone lost the...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 19, 2004 at 11:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Now that *is* a good day. I had one on Monday... 316 Views / 2 Replies  
Now that *is* a good day. I had one on Monday when my replacement 15" PowerBook arrived (5 days before I expected it) with a Bluetooth keyboard to boot. Then the next day, my K700i showed up, and all...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 19, 2004 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1) The DSS-25 is a USB base-station (with a... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
1) The DSS-25 is a USB base-station (with a travel power adapter, it can be a desktop charger as well) that will allow you to flash your phone over the internet when said website goes live. You can...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 19, 2004 at 12:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Here's the important question: Now that I have my... 12,064 Views / 281 Replies  
Here's the important question: Now that I have my K700 and am loving it so very much, how do I go about getting the firmware upgraded from 2A to 2L? I don't believe there are any service centers...
Posted by rmongold, on Aug 19, 2004 at 11:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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