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I have that exact setup - 1.5 G4 mini and 20"... 812 Views / 6 Replies  
I have that exact setup - 1.5 G4 mini and 20" ACD. The display is gorgeous and provides plenty of real estate for multiple windows of work at the same time. That monitor is one of the best...
Posted by az_matt, on Dec 14, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I liked the MS NEK4000 so much that I... 643 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, I liked the MS NEK4000 so much that I bought one for home use - even if the cmd and opt keys are labeled funny... :D I really like the angles on it - not just the curve of the keys, but the...
Posted by az_matt, on Dec 13, 2006 at 01:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the informative reply. I have been... 643 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the informative reply. I have been trying to work on other things - correcting my overall posture, bought some wrist braces to use while typing and sleeping, etc.

I bought a MS Natural...
Posted by az_matt, on Dec 12, 2006 at 12:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - ergonomic keyboard recommendations? 643 Views / 4 Replies  
Guys/Gals,

I've recently been suffering a bit from the onset of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. My father went through this before me, and I know that the surgical route is something I want to avoid at...
Posted by az_matt, on Dec 11, 2006 at 06:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have Civ 3 (GotY, not Complete) with the 1.21g... 685 Views / 4 Replies  
I have Civ 3 (GotY, not Complete) with the 1.21g patch, and it works fine under 10.4.6 - just tested it out on my 1.5 G4 mini.

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Apr 6, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Gaming
*cough* Rosetta *cough* Is RCT3 available as a... 1,014 Views / 5 Replies  
*cough* Rosetta *cough* Is RCT3 available as a universal binary? That would make a world of difference...

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Mar 14, 2006 at 01:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Newb Tiger upgrade Q 532 Views / 2 Replies  
Still new to OS X, and I want to upgrade my 12" Rev C PB to Tiger here soon. I've got things set up exactly the way I like it, though. So while I want to do a clean wipe and install Tiger from...
Posted by az_matt, on May 6, 2005 at 10:12 AM, in macOS
FWIW, from the MacMice FAQ page... 533 Views / 4 Replies  
FWIW, from the MacMice FAQ page (http://www.macmice.com/faq.html):



Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Dec 19, 2004 at 02:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Must not have played much. IMHO, GTASA makes... 3,576 Views / 62 Replies  
Must not have played much. IMHO, GTASA makes GTAVC seem as shallow as Ms. Pac Man. I've been playing for quite a while now, and keep finding new things. And then I'll talk to a buddy, and he'll...
Posted by az_matt, on Dec 6, 2004 at 10:08 PM, in Gaming
America's Army is cross-platform... Just waiting... 545 Views / 4 Replies  
America's Army is cross-platform... Just waiting for the newest version (2.2.1) to get released for Mac, though. Current Mac version is 2.1 - which also means good luck finding a server for Mac... ...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 28, 2004 at 10:35 AM, in Gaming
I love the feel of the keyboards. It's my first... 342 Views / 1 Replies  
I love the feel of the keyboards. It's my first PB (12" rev c), so I can't comment on how it compares to other PBs, but I can say that it has spoiled me to other keyboards. Not a fan of the...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 22, 2004 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Stupid Question - UT install? 505 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay, So I've pretty much given up on my PCs - can't use them anymore after the switch to Mac. But I'm kinda jonesing for my old love - Infiltration (http://infiltration.sentrystudios.net/), an...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 17, 2004 at 08:02 AM, in Gaming
I use DOSBox, very cool. Not especially fast,... 542 Views / 2 Replies  
I use DOSBox, very cool. Not especially fast, though. I run XCOM: UFO Defense and XCOM2: Terror From the Deep on it. Couldn't get Duke Nukem 3D to work on it though. Runs very well, looks just...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 16, 2004 at 06:16 PM, in Gaming
Online typing test: ... 564 Views / 4 Replies  
Online typing test:

http://www.learn2type.com/TypingTest

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 16, 2004 at 06:13 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the tips, guys. This forum is one of... 636 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the tips, guys. This forum is one of the most helpful I've ever come across.

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 16, 2004 at 06:10 PM, in Applications
DVD audio ripper? 636 Views / 4 Replies  
Guys,

I'll be traveling a fair bit over the holidays, and I'd like to rip some audio tracks from DVDs (director comments and interviews and such) for those long flights. I saw some threads on...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 15, 2004 at 08:14 PM, in Applications
dennisbolt: Ugh! Please keep us all updated... ... 4,637 Views / 67 Replies  
dennisbolt: Ugh! Please keep us all updated... And to think, I was ready to buy one to replace my Apple BlueTooth mouse... Still might if you can get the problems sorted.

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 14, 2004 at 06:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DoD! That was my favorite HL mod. I'd been... 1,483 Views / 38 Replies  
DoD! That was my favorite HL mod. I'd been playing for years until I switched to Mac about three months ago... Too bad that Valve refuses to port HL to the Mac. I was pretty active on the...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 8, 2004 at 07:44 AM, in Gaming
Two more suggestions: America's Army... 1,483 Views / 38 Replies  
Two more suggestions:

America's Army (http://www.americasarmy.com/) - Great game, better than CS, IMHO. Based on UT2K3, though, so it requires some pretty hefty hardware to run it well. Updated...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 7, 2004 at 08:11 PM, in Gaming
I use RealVNC at home and love it. I have a... 709 Views / 9 Replies  
I use RealVNC at home and love it. I have a headless Wintel box that I use to push music to my home stereo and use Chicken of the VNC as my Mac client to connect to it. Very cool, very easy to...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 5, 2004 at 04:09 PM, in macOS
I disagree. The jump from the 1.8 to 2.0 is more... 2,114 Views / 43 Replies  
I disagree. The jump from the 1.8 to 2.0 is more about expansion - adding the PCI-X slots and 8 memory slots vs 4. Benchmarks for the 2.0 are something like only 8.5% better.

If you're a pro...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 3, 2004 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've been kicking around the same question- to... 2,114 Views / 43 Replies  
I've been kicking around the same question- to buy the dual 1.8 or 2.0 when I get my G5...

Benchmarks have the dual 2.0 at something like 8.5% faster than the 1.8. Not much of an improvement,...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 2, 2004 at 06:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same issues - 12" rev c, 1.25gb ram. ... 1,656 Views / 25 Replies  
I have the same issues - 12" rev c, 1.25gb ram. With nothing more than one Safari window with a single tab (macnn forums, natch), I get the same sound periodically.

Looked into it with Activity...
Posted by az_matt, on Nov 1, 2004 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Combat Mission - www.battlefront.com... 793 Views / 8 Replies  
Combat Mission - www.battlefront.com (http://www.battlefront.com) - might be worth looking into... It's lan-playable and turn-based. Running in pretty 3D, though, it might be pretty hard on battery...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 21, 2004 at 08:01 AM, in Gaming
Great minds think alike! I bought the same deal,... 1,129 Views / 12 Replies  
Great minds think alike! I bought the same deal, but online, I think I paid about the same money. I would say, though, that it may be a bit choppy on an iBook. My Rev C 12" PowerBook...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 21, 2004 at 07:53 AM, in Gaming
No one? Matthew 467 Views / 2 Replies  
No one?

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 20, 2004 at 08:00 PM, in Networking
Best [cheap, wired] Network Print Server? 467 Views / 2 Replies  
Everyone:

I'm looking to buy a cheap, wired network print server (parallel not USB) and just wondered what the general consensus on what the best was? I've got a mixed environment (Mac OS X,...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 19, 2004 at 01:53 PM, in Networking
Any more feedback? I have have the Apple... 4,637 Views / 67 Replies  
Any more feedback? I have have the Apple bluetooth mouse, but I'm getting really tired of the single button. I love the look of The Mouse BT, but the seemingly take-it-or-leave-it reviews here have...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 19, 2004 at 09:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My brand new 12" PB had problems with the... 848 Views / 9 Replies  
My brand new 12" PB had problems with the built-in AE. Even when sitting on the desk not 6" away from the Linksys WRT54G basestation, the best readings I could get were ~3 bars in Internet Connect,...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 19, 2004 at 09:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Like old games? Plenty of great emulators are... 1,129 Views / 12 Replies  
Like old games? Plenty of great emulators are available that would run fine on your machine. I use the following:

MacMAME - Arcade (Metal Slug series OWNS)
NEStopia - NES
SNES9X - SNES...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 17, 2004 at 11:31 PM, in Gaming
Why bother with a PCI card? There are plenty of... 756 Views / 4 Replies  
Why bother with a PCI card? There are plenty of USB to serial port adapters available, just google it. All kinds of different port formats supported.

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 17, 2004 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the links to DOSBox. I was having a... 659 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the links to DOSBox. I was having a hard time getting Bochs to work, and DOSBox just got rid of all that mess. Gotta love that. I now have XCOM: UFO Defense on my PowerBook. Cross...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 16, 2004 at 05:58 PM, in Gaming
Thanks for the quick response. Just a not - I've... 634 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the quick response. Just a not - I've got a Rec C 12" - 1.33GHz, 1.25GB RAM.. but it's the Go5200/64mb that kills it for me. I tried playing it a while back when I first got my PB, but...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 14, 2004 at 08:25 PM, in Gaming
America's Army 634 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone here play America's Army (http://www.americasarmy.com/) on their Mac? I played it a while back on my old Windows desktop before AA went to some newer versions that made it hard to play with...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 14, 2004 at 06:27 PM, in Gaming
Sticky: So after reading this entire thread and doing... 523,851 Views / 1,153 Replies  
So after reading this entire thread and doing some research, I went with the Shinza Zero Shock. I have a nice backpack that I use and just wanted a nice, snug fitting sleve that gives me some...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 14, 2004 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd love to hear some feedback, too. I'm... 2,589 Views / 23 Replies  
I'd love to hear some feedback, too. I'm thinking that when it comes time to buy my PowerMac, I'd rather spend the $2500 on a Dual 1.8 + 6800 Ultra than on a "stock" Dual 2.0. Seeing as how I'll...
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 14, 2004 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Any official updates on this? I'm dieing for... 4,237 Views / 65 Replies  
Any official updates on this?

I'm dieing for a good Playstation emu for my PB... Couldn't get Flare Storm to work properly with FFTactics...

Matthew
Posted by az_matt, on Oct 10, 2004 at 06:39 PM, in Gaming
 
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