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That's what I was going to suggest. A 6600 should... 669 Views / 12 Replies  
That's what I was going to suggest. A 6600 should be fast enough for most operations in Motion. Besides, you can always upgrade the video card, but never the CPU. And this time the CPU is a Quad at...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Nov 26, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Batteries lose their power in cold weather. 477 Views / 5 Replies  
Batteries lose their power in cold weather.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 15, 2005 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Look, I'm sorry if I came off a bit harsh, but I... 1,713 Views / 53 Replies  
Look, I'm sorry if I came off a bit harsh, but I recently left a retail job. Apple employees are going to put their own values above their job requirements. Thus, if a customer is being rude to an...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 12, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The 17" at $1299 now has the SuperDrive.... 21,560 Views / 126 Replies  
The 17" at $1299 now has the SuperDrive. Nice...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 12, 2005 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
This couldn't be more correct. I've got a... 1,713 Views / 53 Replies  
This couldn't be more correct.

I've got a few things to say to the original poster:

1. First of all, NEVER post someone's full name on the internet, especially when you also tell us where...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 12, 2005 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It usually happens by noon in Pacific Standard... 9,503 Views / 148 Replies  
It usually happens by noon in Pacific Standard time. But the store should have been closed by now.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 12, 2005 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
There were on http://www.thinksecret.com months... 684 Views / 5 Replies  
There were on http://www.thinksecret.com months ago.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 10, 2005 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dude, there's no way you're going to be able to... 929 Views / 9 Replies  
Dude, there's no way you're going to be able to pull the data off an NTFS formatted drive from your Mac. You could do it in Linux, but I wouldn't recommend it unless you're at least a little Linux...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 10, 2005 at 01:01 AM, in Mac OS X
Thinksecret and AppleInsider actually do have... 4,277 Views / 65 Replies  
Thinksecret and AppleInsider actually do have sources. Apple employees aren't very hard to come by...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 9, 2005 at 08:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow. I must be wrong then. My DP 2.0 and the 2.5s... 930 Views / 12 Replies  
Wow. I must be wrong then. My DP 2.0 and the 2.5s and 2.7s we have at work don't do this.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 9, 2005 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
No, it isn't. I've got a Dual 2.0 here and... 930 Views / 12 Replies  
No, it isn't.

I've got a Dual 2.0 here and most of the time can't even tell it's on.

What are your energy saver settings? And did you disable NAP?
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 8, 2005 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ubuntu will ship CDs to you for free. ... 805 Views / 14 Replies  
Ubuntu will ship CDs to you for free.

http://www.ubuntulinux.org
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 8, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Should be plenty of space. It's widescreen, so... 569 Views / 9 Replies  
Should be plenty of space. It's widescreen, so you can put your documentation on one side and XCode/jEdit/vim on the other.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 2, 2005 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If your temperatures get too high, the computer... 710 Views / 7 Replies  
If your temperatures get too high, the computer automatically shuts itself down. So don't worry about your temps.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 2, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds like a logic board issue to me, but how... 1,043 Views / 27 Replies  
Sounds like a logic board issue to me, but how can you be sure that you weren't the cause of the problem?
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 2, 2005 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When you're running OpenGL, that's another story.... 765 Views / 11 Replies  
When you're running OpenGL, that's another story. It wouldn't make sense to have one monitor run at 60 FPS and the PCI-driven monitor run slower at say 25 FPS. One monitor would be way ahead of the...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Oct 1, 2005 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Aha! Who's the idiot now!? 2,014 Views / 52 Replies  
Aha! Who's the idiot now!?
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 30, 2005 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Your AGP cards won't be affected by any PCI cards... 765 Views / 11 Replies  
Your AGP cards won't be affected by any PCI cards installed. The problem is that PCI cards don't exactly support Quartz Extreme, which is required by many graphics applications (including Motion). So...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 30, 2005 at 01:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
The answer is No. Mac cards and PC cards are... 1,642 Views / 18 Replies  
The answer is No.

Mac cards and PC cards are pretty much identical hardware-wise, but their ROM is totally different -- since they're used on two different architectures.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 30, 2005 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's outrageous. 723 Views / 8 Replies  
That's outrageous.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 29, 2005 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, this is Unix we're talking about, and I'd... 1,280 Views / 12 Replies  
Also, this is Unix we're talking about, and I'd bet most of that used RAM is used for caches to make things faster. As soon as you start needing more RAM, you'll get it.

Be happy all your RAM is...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 29, 2005 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Good find. 5,906 Views / 97 Replies  
Good find.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 28, 2005 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
I actually here this from my Rev. C 2.0 too, but... 7,531 Views / 116 Replies  
I actually here this from my Rev. C 2.0 too, but it's very faint. It's a quiet beep that occurs every second. I can only hear it when I put my ear up to the PSU. It sounds like a little mechanical...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 28, 2005 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dougmc, Not to be rude or anything, but have... 1,256 Views / 16 Replies  
Dougmc,

Not to be rude or anything, but have you ever been to an Apple Store? In order to get a piece of Apple equipment looked at you have to sign in to the Genius Bar. And each person that signs...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 26, 2005 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've found that some cables will work with one... 392 Views / 1 Replies  
I've found that some cables will work with one network card, but not another. Try another network cable before you do anything drastic.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 26, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's horrible. The tech people are busy... 1,256 Views / 16 Replies  
That's horrible.

The tech people are busy all day fixing machines that actually *are* broken. The more machines they get the longer the repair times for everyone else. Three years is plenty long...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 26, 2005 at 07:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac you guys really seem to be excited about... 506 Views / 10 Replies  
Mac you guys really seem to be excited about eMacs! My period key doesn't work so I have to keep using exclamation point!



Going to get some more coffee!
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 24, 2005 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
My parents just got here from Katy in about 4... 1,669 Views / 58 Replies  
My parents just got here from Katy in about 4 hours, but they pretty much took a mixture of 290 and some backroads. It's normally a 2.5 hour drive to Austin so it wasn't so bad.

On the other hand,...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 23, 2005 at 12:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
.Mac gets you a nice Apple-made backup program... 1,041 Views / 12 Replies  
.Mac gets you a nice Apple-made backup program called Backup. And the new version just came out which adds some new features. It gives you the option to backup to another form of storage such as a...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 23, 2005 at 12:20 AM, in Applications
I would get the iMac G5, just because it's newer.... 814 Views / 22 Replies  
I would get the iMac G5, just because it's newer. Anyone can survive with photoshop on a 17" widescreen.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 22, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would just buy .Mac. 1,041 Views / 12 Replies  
I would just buy .Mac.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 22, 2005 at 01:49 PM, in Applications
Wow. This storm is major. My sister and I... 1,669 Views / 58 Replies  
Wow. This storm is major.

My sister and I live on a 3rd floor apartment in downtown Austin, and my family lives in Katy (west Houston). They're planning on coming tonight to stay with us, but I-10...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 22, 2005 at 10:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I started smoking because it gave me nice buzz.... 1,152 Views / 48 Replies  
I started smoking because it gave me nice buzz. After a few months the buzzes seized.

Then I was smoking out of a psychological habit. One in the morning on the way to school, one in the afternoon...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 21, 2005 at 11:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nope, just budster... 31,051 Views / 306 Replies  
Nope, just budster...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 21, 2005 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you can get it through Software Update. 752 Views / 9 Replies  
I think you can get it through Software Update.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 21, 2005 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
The poblem is the H.264 codec, not the fact that... 752 Views / 9 Replies  
The poblem is the H.264 codec, not the fact that it's HD video. And the G5 has the FSB needeed for H.264.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 20, 2005 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Doh! I posted this topic in the Mac OS forum, and... 1,515 Views / 32 Replies  
Doh! I posted this topic in the Mac OS forum, and it got locked.

I suck at MacNN.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 20, 2005 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
New .Mac has 1GB storage 464 Views / 1 Replies  
http://www.mac.com

Backup 3, new groups, and 1GB of storage (with 10Gb/s monthly bandwidth)
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 20, 2005 at 04:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Only if they announce a new one within 10 days of... 9,503 Views / 148 Replies  
Only if they announce a new one within 10 days of your purchase date.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 20, 2005 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
You probably should pick up more RAM if you're... 3,199 Views / 21 Replies  
You probably should pick up more RAM if you're still with the stock 512.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 18, 2005 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Get one with a fluid bearing motor. 852 Views / 15 Replies  
Get one with a fluid bearing motor.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 17, 2005 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
It won't even fit. I don't believe DDR2 modules... 417 Views / 2 Replies  
It won't even fit. I don't believe DDR2 modules are pin-compatible with DDR modules.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 17, 2005 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The MOST important thing to remember is to be... 5,906 Views / 97 Replies  
The MOST important thing to remember is to be polite, calm, and VERY patient. Trust me, when a customer calls in cussing and yelling about something it makes the techs and geniuses not want to help...
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 16, 2005 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
GarageBand loves the RAM. I'd step up to a gig... 1,004 Views / 15 Replies  
GarageBand loves the RAM. I'd step up to a gig for that program if you plan to do anything serious. The CPU upgrades can wait since you can freeze tracks in GarageBand to give you a little more boost.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 12, 2005 at 01:27 PM, in Hardware Hacking
You won't be disappointed. 688 Views / 8 Replies  
You won't be disappointed.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 12, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Good luck with that. 2,679 Views / 41 Replies  
Good luck with that.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 12, 2005 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Leave the settings how they are. Todd, was... 783 Views / 8 Replies  
Leave the settings how they are.

Todd, was your processor set to Highest, Reduced, or Automatic? And did you have both processors enabled in CHUD?
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 11, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
As long as he gets his money I'm sure he doesn't... 749 Views / 7 Replies  
As long as he gets his money I'm sure he doesn't care.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 10, 2005 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats -- you're gonna love it. 2,817 Views / 66 Replies  
Congrats -- you're gonna love it.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 10, 2005 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
...Or Steve Jobs. 2,679 Views / 41 Replies  
...Or Steve Jobs.
Posted by OogaBooga, on Sep 9, 2005 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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