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ucontrol & USB overdrive 629 Views / 8 Replies  
Anyone know if ucontrol and USB overdrive will conflict with each other?

Markian
Posted by Markian, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
smilies on this page 629 Views / 8 Replies  
If anyone cares, it seems the animated smilies don't quite work right if you're viewing this in Safari. Only the topmost one is animated. If you scroll past it, the next one activates, and so on...
Posted by Markian, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ucontrol> 629 Views / 8 Replies  
OK, I _will check it out. I promise. But I'm concerned about what the other guy said. You mean I _won't be able to use brightness and volume if I use ucontrol? Volume is no big deal, but _brightness...
Posted by Markian, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I knew _someone else must feel like this. :)... 629 Views / 8 Replies  
I knew _someone else must feel like this. :) Thanks. :) I also had to say that I love the :brick: !!


Markian
Posted by Markian, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A Call to Arms: Fix powerbook function key access!! 629 Views / 8 Replies  
Hello all. I'm writing this in a desperate attempt to get Apple to recognize an address this problem that affects all powerbook users. I feel this is especially vital now that some powerbooks don't...
Posted by Markian, on Feb 14, 2003 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bioware 459 Views / 5 Replies  
Guy is correct. Bioware is the company that is responsible for the writing of Neverwinter Nights, Baldur's Gate, and Knights of the Old Empire (Star Wars).

Just a local company. I know some of...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 14, 2002 at 04:26 AM, in Mac OS X
I'd be tickled to hear that it was reproduceable;... 459 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd be tickled to hear that it was reproduceable; I haven't tried, but then I haven't rebooted much since OS X came around... :)

Markian
Posted by Markian, on Dec 13, 2002 at 04:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Weird minimization bug! 459 Views / 5 Replies  
Pardon for the size of this picture. I don't know how to make it appear smaller here!

Anyway, I logged into my mac and hit command-option-m to minimize all finder windows. Apparently, I did it too...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 12, 2002 at 02:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Migration: OS X to OS X 338 Views / 3 Replies  
This is a copy of a post I made under "OS X". I'm cross posting here because the new machine in question is in fact a powerbook... You may remember me from the speculation threads... Hi Sean! :)
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Posted by Markian, on Dec 9, 2002 at 05:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Migration: OS X to OS X 428 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello all!

Tomorrow, I should get my new computer. That means I'm migrating from OS X on my current machine to my new machine. Some parts of OS X are still unfamiliar to me. Back in the bad old...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 9, 2002 at 05:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Hey, what a great slogan for our board here....... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
Hey, what a great slogan for our board here.... "Think Sean" . I like it!!


Markian
Posted by Markian, on Oct 31, 2002 at 04:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
where to look 1,037 Views / 12 Replies  
Could someone please tell me where this shipping info is at the apple store? I've never seen it.

Thanks
Posted by Markian, on Oct 30, 2002 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When did this happen? I must have missed this?! ... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
When did this happen? I must have missed this?!

Markian
Posted by Markian, on Oct 27, 2002 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sean, Dollar bills, posts, cabbages, kings 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
I don't think the point was that sean was credible _because he had lots of posts. He was credible because he is well known here, and he has been known for a while _because (ipso facto) he has lots of...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 26, 2002 at 05:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mail is broken?? 261 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi. Today, my Mail app developed an "interesting" (read: highly annoying) bug. It refuses to allow me to take it "offline" via the option in the Mailbox menu. I have a notebook. I _like working on...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 26, 2002 at 05:47 AM, in Applications
hee hee hee. ha ha. heh. I just noticed your user... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
hee hee hee. ha ha. heh. I just noticed your user name, sig, and location. :D well done. heh heh heh. hee hee. Awimoway indeed.


<giggle> :p

PS: what's your password, "TLSTN"?! :cool:
Posted by Markian, on Oct 25, 2002 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
it's tough to say, but if I were to hazard a... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
it's tough to say, but if I were to hazard a guess, and this depends on the difference between the new line and old, I would say at leas $500 less than the price of the bottom-end current powerbook....
Posted by Markian, on Oct 25, 2002 at 12:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
touch keyboard 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
Yeah. Though that company doesn't seem to make a full keyboard, which is what I would like. They make some cool trackpads, though.

And Dvorak keyboard layout is included in MacOS, 9 or 10. Go...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That french forum 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
There's a rather amusing post on that French forum. If I understand correctly, someone is suggesting that the new powerbook should have a touch sensitive keyboard that doubles as a tablet! :)

I've...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: PowerBook for Nov 5 !!! IT'S A JOKE !!!! 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
I believe he's just pointing us to a french site doing the same thing we are. If it's something more, I need better french and he needs better english!

M
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I concur on the translation. (ie, neither... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
I concur on the translation. (ie, neither InterfaceGuy nor babelfish have made any mistakes)
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There is this. But for me it's also a research... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
There is this. But for me it's also a research issue. Game trees are not easily parallelizable; I can't imagine altivec ever being any use. Thus, I need a fast processor. faster processor means I...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, I mentioned this a little while ago. I... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
yeah, I mentioned this a little while ago. I agree; it would make sense to have one more powerbook that boots OS9.

Markian
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ah. thanks for the real answer. :) And yeah,... 465 Views / 19 Replies  
ah. thanks for the real answer. :)

And yeah, I know, only 20 posts in 2 years. Actually, I was last on the forums when I lived in Japan. I wanted to post earlier this week, and tried my usual user...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 03:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
thanks!! 459 Views / 4 Replies  
cool. thanks, guys!
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 03:18 PM, in Mac OS X
how does "status work"?? 465 Views / 19 Replies  
ok, I've looked in the FAQ and all over. I just want to know how your "Status" on the boards changes? When does Junior become... whatever? what are the min posts to go on? I'm not trying to win any...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 05:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sleeping from Command Line 459 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi.

As we all know, we now have the ability to schedule shutdown and shutdown -r commands. My question: anyone have any idea how to schedule a _sleep instead of a shutdown? I want, essentially, to...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 04:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Re: Take your mind off of things... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
being cynical, I was also going to take the conspiracy theory route... Apple is reading these posts, and wanted to see how long it would take someone to notice. They are playing with our heads.
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Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 02:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Take your mind off of things... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
<blush> I hate to admit it, but I didn't get it. I feel dumb. I know what pot pipes look like... but for some reason since he was saying "airplane", my brain was thinking "lead pipe", and I'm going,...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 02:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
realbasic 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
oops. sorry. I knew that. of course I _meant realbasic.

M
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 02:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I hear you. And you're probably right. But, I am... 2,145 Views / 60 Replies  
I hear you. And you're probably right. But, I am not a _serious_ gamer. The three games I mentioned are about all I play. One of them is not available for OSX. the other 2 perform, though somewhat...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ah, but it does get much faster. this is one of... 2,145 Views / 60 Replies  
ah, but it does get much faster. this is one of my complaints about OSX. see http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=128757

If the "unix" part of OSX was properly married to the GUI,...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Move on? 2,145 Views / 60 Replies  
2 quotes:
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ok, in response to the first, I _agree with you; perhaps I wasn't clear. OS9 runs smoother and quick er than OSX. OSX, while improving, is still clunky. However, I disagree...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 24, 2002 at 02:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
neat. well done. VB, I presume? I never really... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
neat. well done. VB, I presume? I never really got into it, but if it's _that useful, I may have to reconsider. I keep meaning to learn VB and or Java or something for interface writing. Is it easy...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 23, 2002 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
cut some slack 2,145 Views / 60 Replies  
Hey, I hear you guys,and yes, OSX is great. But cut the guy some slack. I visited my cousin last week; she now has my old 8600/300 running 8.6. Yes, it feels weird after using OSX. But it's just as...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 23, 2002 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: November, October... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
Apple is never a sure thing. :)


BTW, someone mentioned setting up a script or something to notify them when a web page changed. er... how does one do this?

Markian
Posted by Markian, on Oct 23, 2002 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: November, October... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
Why are you taking this away from me? Why??:eek:

Ok, maybe they're not the greatest. But I still think a notebook that's over 6 months old is not looking good in the computer industry. Plus, have...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 23, 2002 at 07:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
November, October... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
I think one of the best indicators is that the powerbook is a) the oldest product (hardware) and b) nearly 6 months old. Apple has a good record of updating every 6 months. I mean, can you imagine...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 23, 2002 at 07:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poor processor utilization for processes 325 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone else noticed the annoyingly poor processor utilization in running command-line apps? If I'm not doing anything else on a machine, a linux box will let me have as much of 99% of the...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 23, 2002 at 04:52 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: Re: Re: Take your mind off of things... 41,065 Views / 470 Replies  
I do agree with you. My trouble is that for tax reasons that start to get complicated, I need a new powerbook before January. January is too late, and I will be so annoyed if I have to wait that...
Posted by Markian, on Oct 23, 2002 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
heh. I'm actually far more interested in Jobs'... 346 Views / 5 Replies  
heh. I'm actually far more interested in Jobs' backup plans. what if motorola decides to belly-up on the PPC? It could happen. I don't see Jobs as the kind of guy who puts all his eggs in one basket...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 12, 2000 at 04:37 AM, in Feedback
I agree as to the stars. six, or special colours... 414 Views / 21 Replies  
I agree as to the stars. six, or special colours past a point would be neat.

as for moderators with fewer posts, it's because they have to put so much extra _thought into each post, and they have...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 11, 2000 at 08:53 AM, in Feedback
THAT is about the best news I've ever had... If... 440 Views / 3 Replies  
THAT is about the best news I've ever had... If they allow calls to Canada, that is. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

I posted about this in the "Suggestions" forum. perhaps you'd like...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 11, 2000 at 08:47 AM, in Macs in the Media
THAT is about the best news I've ever had... If... 440 Views / 3 Replies  
THAT is about the best news I've ever had... If they allow calls to Canada, that is. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

I posted about this in the "Suggestions" forum. perhaps you'd like...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 11, 2000 at 08:44 AM, in Macs in the Media
Macintosh Internet Telephony 268 Views / 1 Replies  
Has anyone else noted a severe lack of macintosh pc-to-phone services? (or even pc to pc... what ever happened to cooltalk?)

Anyway, most of the major internet-to-phone services (deltathree,...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 11, 2000 at 08:10 AM, in Feedback
irritating irony 440 Views / 3 Replies  
I noticed the other that net2phone.com uses a picture of an old powerbook, circa 180 model, plastered all over their website. Despite the fact that their service does not support macs. ...
Posted by Markian, on Dec 11, 2000 at 07:57 AM, in Macs in the Media
 
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