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I just got this mouse. Works fine with the built... 5,285 Views / 39 Replies  
I just got this mouse. Works fine with the built in bluetooth. Yes, it was a PITA to setup, but after I got it working it's been great.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jun 27, 2008 at 04:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You could install os 9 under sheepshaver. 6,296 Views / 10 Replies  
You could install os 9 under sheepshaver.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jan 12, 2008 at 05:46 PM, in Applications
Um... no that was only for the older system. I'm... 1,887 Views / 22 Replies  
Um... no that was only for the older system. I'm talking about the newer model. And besides, as I mentioned earlier, the differences on ALL the systems were so small that they are obviously not even...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 12, 2007 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How? The only game benchmark they did was Halo,... 1,887 Views / 22 Replies  
How? The only game benchmark they did was Halo, which showed 14.xx FPS for both matched and unmatched.


That is interesting, and this is the first evidence I have seen of this. However Quake 3 is...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 12, 2007 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Again, this is a myth and is not factual. See... 1,887 Views / 22 Replies  
Again, this is a myth and is not factual. See above link.

In addition I conducted my own test of the Halo timedemo and actually got better frame rates at 3GB.

The integrated graphics on the...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 11, 2007 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is not correct. Please see this page... 1,887 Views / 22 Replies  
This is not correct. Please see this page (http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/Memory_Benchmark/Apple_MacBook/).

OWC conducted extensive tests on this and found no reduction of any measurable...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 11, 2007 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It looks like they lowered the price $10 since I... 1,887 Views / 22 Replies  
It looks like they lowered the price $10 since I ordered it (was 85), and I don't see any option for free shipping. The lowest is $4.50 for UPS ground.

And I'm still running Tiger here, but will...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 11, 2007 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just to clarify, you should never upgrade through... 2,785 Views / 51 Replies  
Just to clarify, you should never upgrade through the apple site regardless of what the price of ram is. Theirs is always way more.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 8, 2007 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I posted an answer to your other thread,... 690 Views / 3 Replies  
I posted an answer to your other thread, basically the answer is: the improvement is not that much for games.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, it will not work that much better. The... 1,377 Views / 1 Replies  
No, it will not work that much better.

The problem is not the amount of video ram, it's that the Macbook's shared graphics processor is totally unoptimized for 3D.

Barefeats did a comparison...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:38 PM, in Gaming
Just upgraded my Macbook to 3GB of RAM 1,887 Views / 22 Replies  
And it's a heck of a lot faster now. :)

For $90 (got the OWC 3GB kit), this is a very worthwhile upgrade.

highly recommended, for anyone that still has 1GB or less.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sound output balance randomly changes 717 Views / 4 Replies  
Not sure if anyone else has experienced this, but I've seen this bug for YEARS. I remember it all the way back to 10.2 I think. I keep hoping it will be fixed but it never has been. Was interested if...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 11, 2007 at 04:47 AM, in macOS
yeah, I heard someone on the news yesterday... 561 Views / 3 Replies  
yeah, I heard someone on the news yesterday saying they had projected 200,000 units this weekend.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jun 30, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
or a little bit of rubbing alcohol. 832 Views / 7 Replies  
or a little bit of rubbing alcohol.
Posted by coolmacdude, on May 29, 2007 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to agree with this, I just upgraded to a... 2,812 Views / 42 Replies  
I have to agree with this, I just upgraded to a new Macbook with the gma950 from a Powerbook which had a 32mb radeon 7500 and the graphics on the Macbook is noticeably faster (I'd say at least 3-4x...
Posted by coolmacdude, on May 28, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What does Google think of Bush? 413 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, Google recently opened a beta of their "suggest" feature that fills in suggestions to searches as you type.

Go here (http://www.google.com/webhp?complete=1&hl=en) and type "George Bush is a"...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Dec 10, 2004 at 04:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Damon is the shite 5,457 Views / 350 Replies  
Damon is the shite
Posted by coolmacdude, on Oct 20, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sox up 2-0 :) 5,457 Views / 350 Replies  
Sox up 2-0 :)
Posted by coolmacdude, on Oct 20, 2004 at 10:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It was about six months ago, I don't have it... 2,054 Views / 64 Replies  
It was about six months ago, I don't have it anymore.

I didn't really consider it worth saving.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Oct 2, 2004 at 01:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh yeah I still use that. Most of the admins... 2,054 Views / 64 Replies  
Oh yeah I still use that.

Most of the admins are bitches though. Hardly any will give you an account for uploading anymore. They all want money.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Oct 1, 2004 at 10:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's just as easy to get caught with BitTorrent. ... 2,054 Views / 64 Replies  
It's just as easy to get caught with BitTorrent.

I downloaded an episode of Enterprise, and got a letter from my ISP (forwarded from a Paramount attorney) that said I was liable for copyright...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Oct 1, 2004 at 10:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: I'm a fundamentalist Christian 1,582 Views / 75 Replies  
Well some also believe that drinking is sinful, yet Jesus drank wine often in the Bible. :rolleyes:
Posted by coolmacdude, on Sep 19, 2004 at 07:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'll tell you why liberals support Bush. It's... 443 Views / 6 Replies  
I'll tell you why liberals support Bush. It's because HE IS A FREAKING LIBERAL.

Conservatives support small government, reduced discretionary spending, avoiding unnecessary foreign entanglements,...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Sep 18, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah I should have stated that better. What... 1,349 Views / 52 Replies  
Yeah I should have stated that better.

What I meant to say was, there is no way in hell that I will be voting for either bush or kerry. I will vote for some third party. I haven't done a...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Sep 17, 2004 at 01:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He was on Your Mac Life last week. It was... 745 Views / 10 Replies  
He was on Your Mac Life last week.

It was actually rather interesting. He definitely didn't seem like an idiot.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Sep 17, 2004 at 02:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For the record, I don't support Bush or Kerry.... 1,349 Views / 52 Replies  
For the record, I don't support Bush or Kerry. (will probably vote for the Constitution or Libertarian Candidate)

I just found this a little strange and wanted to see what other's thought of it.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Sep 17, 2004 at 12:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Kerry's wife tells hurricane victims to "go naked" 1,349 Views / 52 Replies  
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=694&u=/ap/20040915/ap_on_el_pr/heinz_kerry_1&printer=1



Ok, this seems a little wacked to me. Maybe having water is more important than clothes, but...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Sep 17, 2004 at 12:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
amsalpemkcus, that is a complete load of BS.... 1,205 Views / 37 Replies  
amsalpemkcus, that is a complete load of BS. Being a Christian does not make a sucky job any better. If your job sucks, the solution is simple. Quit and get a better one.

This coming from a...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Sep 16, 2004 at 10:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hope that's not 20psi on a stock engine.... 712 Views / 6 Replies  
I hope that's not 20psi on a stock engine. Because that's not going to last very long. ;)
Posted by coolmacdude, on Aug 20, 2004 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Finally I am Free!! 1,692 Views / 55 Replies  
If I had to live with my parents until I was 35, I think I would kill myself.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Aug 19, 2004 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All right, I knew there were some stupid... 3,193 Views / 82 Replies  
All right, I knew there were some stupid dumbasses on this forum, but this thread takes the cake.

:thumbsdow
Posted by coolmacdude, on Aug 18, 2004 at 12:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There's a shitload more out there if you are... 1,231 Views / 33 Replies  
There's a shitload more out there if you are interested.

www.ufoevidence.org
www.disclosureproject.org
www.nicap.dabsol.co.uk
www.cufos.org

etc. etc.

Not quack stuff seen by crazies...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Aug 13, 2004 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you really had pain, I doubt you would be... 663 Views / 8 Replies  
If you really had pain, I doubt you would be masochistic enough to discuss it publicly on this forum.

Now then... AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!
Posted by coolmacdude, on Aug 12, 2004 at 03:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL, that was a good one. 663 Views / 8 Replies  
LOL, that was a good one.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Aug 12, 2004 at 03:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
For some reason, he seems to be in all of m.... 2,200 Views / 81 Replies  
For some reason, he seems to be in all of m. night's movies.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 31, 2004 at 03:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FS: Mac OS X 10.3 Panther (Retail Version) 357 Views / 0 Replies  
This is the full retail version of Panther. I ended up with two copies of this so I am selling one of them.

Comes with all four discs, three installation ones plus the Xcode disc. Also comes with...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 29, 2004 at 07:25 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Palm m515 Color Handheld 367 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a slightly used Palm m515 that I am selling. This unit is in excellent condition and has not been used much since I purchased it about a year ago. The standard features on this are:
...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 29, 2004 at 07:22 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Epson Stylus C80 Printer 378 Views / 0 Replies  
This printer is the Epson Stylus C80. It has not been used much, went through one set of ink cartridges but that was it. Works great and still like new.

The major specs on this printer are:
20...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 29, 2004 at 07:19 PM, in Marketplace
This is exactly how I feel. Even as a Republican,... 1,213 Views / 43 Replies  
This is exactly how I feel. Even as a Republican, I'm forced to admit that Bush has done his damndest to drastically scale back both of those during his presidency.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 20, 2004 at 08:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's nothing compared to TIA. After that was... 1,213 Views / 43 Replies  
That's nothing compared to TIA. After that was killed by Congress some limited TIA programs were slipped through on unrelated bills.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 19, 2004 at 08:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't support Kerry and definitely won't be... 1,213 Views / 43 Replies  
I don't support Kerry and definitely won't be voting for him.

As I am a conservative, I would be inclined to vote for Bush. I was simply stating why I won't be voting for him either.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 19, 2004 at 03:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No they are not. That's the main reason why, even... 1,213 Views / 43 Replies  
No they are not. That's the main reason why, even though I consider myself a conservative, I will not be voting for Bush in Nov. I doubt Kerry will be any better though.

Today's conservatism...
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 18, 2004 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In before the move to Hardware (or the lock). 1,758 Views / 62 Replies  
In before the move to Hardware (or the lock).
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 15, 2004 at 12:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: 1,296 Views / 27 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 12, 2004 at 07:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Get Pogue's The Missing Manual. 611 Views / 12 Replies  
Get Pogue's The Missing Manual.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 11, 2004 at 08:33 PM, in macOS
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: ... 4,735 Views / 64 Replies  
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Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 11, 2004 at 08:31 PM, in macOS
I think both parties need to undergo major... 762 Views / 29 Replies  
I think both parties need to undergo major reform.

That said, the party that comes out and gives us the straight dope on various goings on that are important to me will get my vote for many years.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 11, 2004 at 03:25 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I would definitely NOT hit that. 1,441 Views / 38 Replies  
I would definitely NOT hit that.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 10, 2004 at 12:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Dude, you are so behind the times. I have a... 3,395 Views / 32 Replies  
Dude, you are so behind the times.

I have a super inside source.


http://homepage.mac.com/coolmacguy/safaripre.jpg
[Inline images MUST be no wider than 480 pixels -- tooki]
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 9, 2004 at 07:15 PM, in macOS
Anyone who tells me that this country really... 1,267 Views / 69 Replies  
Anyone who tells me that this country really values life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is an idiot.
Posted by coolmacdude, on Jul 8, 2004 at 03:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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