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I just wonder how they enforce their rule if... 1,714 Views / 24 Replies  
I just wonder how they enforce their rule if you've already left.
Posted by denim, on Feb 29, 2008 at 04:55 PM, in Gaming
When I heard that MW Boston was going to be at... 625 Views / 11 Replies  
When I heard that MW Boston was going to be at the Hynes, I laughed. I've noticed that there's been no news from the show, as well. At least, there's been none labeled as such.
Posted by denim, on Jul 14, 2005 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I certainly don't expect to. My dual... 16,193 Views / 181 Replies  
Well, I certainly don't expect to. My dual 2.0GHz from 2003 still blows me away. :) Consider all the people with older boxes, after all.
Posted by denim, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's not just IBM 16,193 Views / 181 Replies  
Keep in mind that at the same time IBM is having trouble going faster, so is Motorola AND Intel. Intel went from MORE SPEED MORE MORE MORE!!! to multicore and other improvements. It's possible that...
Posted by denim, on Apr 26, 2005 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I tried deselecting everything other than the... 409 Views / 2 Replies  
I tried deselecting everything other than the ethernet port. No joy. Airport is listed after Built-in Ethernet, anyway. And it's dimmed when there's no wireless card.
Posted by denim, on Oct 6, 2004 at 06:25 AM, in macOS
Ethernet port is there, but it's not 409 Views / 2 Replies  
I added a Sonnet Aria Extreme over the weekend to my Wallstreet. It worked fine. Later, using the system with a wired ethernet worked fine too. Now I've brought the system home, and have connected...
Posted by denim, on Oct 5, 2004 at 10:08 PM, in macOS
I took all stills at the maximum settings, yes. ... 3,526 Views / 55 Replies  
I took all stills at the maximum settings, yes. The video, well, the camera's tuned for stills. And I didn't set the focal length right before I started. :(
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2004 at 03:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you want to see what can (and can't) be done... 3,526 Views / 55 Replies  
If you want to see what can (and can't) be done with a 5MP Canon Elph, check out my Mojave (http://www.shubs.net/mojave/) site.
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2004 at 10:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: 3.0 Ghz G5 Soon? 1,158 Views / 14 Replies  
Depends on your time scale. In geological time, you bet! :D
Posted by denim, on Jun 10, 2004 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: internal or external HD 538 Views / 1 Replies  
Internal is good for "cheap". External is good for "portable", as in "move it from this machine to that machine without a screwdriver".

I was downloading a big binary on my G5 to an external...
Posted by denim, on Jun 10, 2004 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well yeah, I wouldn't go out and buy a "beige" G3... 4,776 Views / 38 Replies  
Well yeah, I wouldn't go out and buy a "beige" G3 now! Though they're probably rather cheap...

My main issue at the moment is space. I have no place to put another running machine, and no UPS...
Posted by denim, on Dec 23, 2003 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
You too? I dunno, the G3 was good for its time. ... 4,776 Views / 38 Replies  
You too? I dunno, the G3 was good for its time. Consider what it was competing with.

I haven't figured out what to do with mine. I figure, maybe, to turn it into a server. I upgraded it from...
Posted by denim, on Dec 23, 2003 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
I find I can play Oni on it, while running dnetc,... 4,776 Views / 38 Replies  
I find I can play Oni on it, while running dnetc, and not notice any trouble. It's wonderful! I've had my 2.0/Bluetooth/9800 machine since October. It's really spiffy, too.

The more I use mine,...
Posted by denim, on Dec 23, 2003 at 09:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
I tried it again last night. It won't open the... 608 Views / 6 Replies  
I tried it again last night. It won't open the files.
Posted by denim, on Oct 30, 2003 at 08:52 AM, in Gaming
I looked. It doesn't. 608 Views / 6 Replies  
I looked. It doesn't.
Posted by denim, on Oct 29, 2003 at 04:32 PM, in Gaming
Doesn't anyone know how to apply the new ut2mod... 608 Views / 6 Replies  
Doesn't anyone know how to apply the new ut2mod files??
Posted by denim, on Oct 28, 2003 at 12:03 PM, in Gaming
Yeah, I thought Bolo too. I've got 3 or so legit... 1,547 Views / 12 Replies  
Yeah, I thought Bolo too. I've got 3 or so legit copies of Spectre. Hey, that's a good reason to drag out the Quadra 630!
Posted by denim, on Oct 28, 2003 at 12:39 AM, in Gaming
UT 2K3 console and mods 608 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm not seeing the same behavoir that I was used to in the original UT. No "UMOD Install" for instance. Also, is the console the same as before?
Posted by denim, on Oct 27, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in Gaming
Re: Re: master/slave? 839 Views / 7 Replies  
Right, that's what he meant to say, I'm sure.
Posted by denim, on Oct 24, 2003 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: QT of my dual G5 launching 15 apps as fast as I can click on them -- 1,168 Views / 10 Replies  
SOOOOOOO SWEEEEEET!! And mine shipped yesterday, too!

http://www.gamers-forums.com/smilies/cwm/cwm3d/3dbiggrin3.gif
Posted by denim, on Oct 16, 2003 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I seem to recall a similar bg texture in the days... 1,552 Views / 11 Replies  
I seem to recall a similar bg texture in the days of the Fat Mac.
Posted by denim, on Oct 8, 2003 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
If it's random like that, I'd suspect heat. 715 Views / 9 Replies  
If it's random like that, I'd suspect heat.
Posted by denim, on Oct 7, 2003 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just looked, and the SJ 4p had those dimensions... 615 Views / 10 Replies  
I just looked, and the SJ 4p had those dimensions also, so a new scanner with those dimensions will do.

I'm already using VueScan to drive my 4p under MacOS X. It's the only way to run the thing....
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 07:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
3) software support Okay, so where do I get ... 615 Views / 10 Replies  
3) software support

Okay, so where do I get

software support for more than 5 minutes
software quality
good control
color accuracy
at least legal size
can handle transparencies
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 05:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I expect so, as a kind of compatability thing,... 1,726 Views / 25 Replies  
I expect so, as a kind of compatability thing, but programs will need to be recompiled with a new pointer size at the very least to get them 64-bit clean. Or at least 42-bit clean...

We Mac...
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacOS X through 10.2.8 == 32 bit. At best. 1,726 Views / 25 Replies  
MacOS X through 10.2.8 == 32 bit. At best.
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
What kind of problems do you know of with HP? ... 615 Views / 10 Replies  
What kind of problems do you know of with HP?

I've heard of too many times where Epson, and UMAX, has dropped support for a scanner after one year or so. That's not good.
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 05:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nice! So they're basing the SATA drives on the... 1,595 Views / 22 Replies  
Nice! So they're basing the SATA drives on the SCSI HDAs? Gonna be speedy. Ya get what ya pay fer...
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
With 32-bit pointers, some how I don't think so. 1,726 Views / 25 Replies  
With 32-bit pointers, some how I don't think so.
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yet Another Scanner Question 615 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm looking for a new scanner.

It's not my current scanner's fault. My current scanner, an HP ScanJet 4p (300dpi, US$500 in 1995), has worked for 8 years and has given me few, if any, problems. ...
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 11:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That would be a SCSI drive. How are you gonna... 1,595 Views / 22 Replies  
That would be a SCSI drive. How are you gonna connect it?
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 09:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Another concern is how much memory the OS can... 1,726 Views / 25 Replies  
Another concern is how much memory the OS can currently access. It certainly can't use more than 4GB, but can it use even that much? I dunno. Theorectically, it should but what has Apple actually...
Posted by denim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Betcha he still has to bring it in. Yeah, it... 1,443 Views / 14 Replies  
Betcha he still has to bring it in. Yeah, it sucks, but no group of machines is gonna be perfect. Whitey got the joker. :(
Posted by denim, on Sep 30, 2003 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not true. Multiple partitions are useful since... 845 Views / 7 Replies  
Not true. Multiple partitions are useful since normal directory damage is limited to a single volume. The partition map, which is the real directory on the drive, is static, so you only have to...
Posted by denim, on Sep 30, 2003 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, I saw the implied smiley. :D I suspect... 845 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, I saw the implied smiley. :D

I suspect the OP wants to limit the potential for directory damage to affect his stuff.

Here's something which I didn't see covered: a direct answer. When you...
Posted by denim, on Sep 30, 2003 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: cd-rom not mounting on G3 550 Views / 2 Replies  
Have you tried a different disk? Have you checked to see if the device is supposed to be compatible?
Posted by denim, on Sep 26, 2003 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine seems to have changed too. I started as... 1,090 Views / 13 Replies  
Mine seems to have changed too. I started as "standard shipping" 'cause I didn't want to pay. Unfortunately, my ship date is still 21 October. :(
Posted by denim, on Sep 25, 2003 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: What do you mean not getting a G5? Do I look... 2,420 Views / 38 Replies  
What do you mean not getting a G5? Do I look crazy? My current box is 5 years old!
Posted by denim, on Sep 25, 2003 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Walked in to an Apple Store, came home with a Dual G5 2,657 Views / 22 Replies  
Did you have any BTO items, or is the system just "stock"?
Posted by denim, on Sep 25, 2003 at 09:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Hard Drive 1,181 Views / 12 Replies  
You seem a bit confused.

The main killer of such components is the heating-cooling cycle. It's best to keep things running all the time. The only reasons to "sleep" them are (1) save power and...
Posted by denim, on Sep 25, 2003 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why would that be? 1,181 Views / 12 Replies  
Why would that be?
Posted by denim, on Sep 24, 2003 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have no idea. That's what I'm hoping,... 1,181 Views / 12 Replies  
I have no idea.

That's what I'm hoping, yeah.

Once the thing has a core for the G5, which I'm sure will be "soon", it'll be... interesting, wouldn't you say? :D
Posted by denim, on Sep 24, 2003 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
I get some of that from my G3 with Radeon card. ... 2,064 Views / 24 Replies  
I get some of that from my G3 with Radeon card. I don't know what can be done about it. I know the fan on my Radeon card makes some noise, but I've not tried to do anything about it.
Posted by denim, on Sep 24, 2003 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
G5 and distributed.net 1,181 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm a bit concerned.

I run the distributed.net client on my machines, which keeps the nasty "idle" time down. However, I've heard that the G5 will get hot if I make it work all the time, and this...
Posted by denim, on Sep 24, 2003 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cheap!! What's the switching time on that beast? 6,659 Views / 83 Replies  
Cheap!! What's the switching time on that beast?
Posted by denim, on Sep 24, 2003 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
My G5 isn't here yet, as I just ordered it last... 1,725 Views / 14 Replies  
My G5 isn't here yet, as I just ordered it last week, but I started planning this last June. I purchased a 200G Firewire drive at the end of June. It has a Users partition on it. I'll soon be...
Posted by denim, on Sep 24, 2003 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
The MBTF is a play number with about as much... 1,347 Views / 12 Replies  
The MBTF is a play number with about as much relevance in reality as Apple's demos with Photoshop. :stick: You spends yer money and you takes yer chances. Seriously.
Posted by denim, on Sep 22, 2003 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Some people seem to be forgetting something: all... 1,347 Views / 12 Replies  
Some people seem to be forgetting something: all drives fail. No exceptions. The question is, how much use do you get out of them first?
Posted by denim, on Sep 22, 2003 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's why I'm thinking about it, too! 1,197 Views / 9 Replies  
That's why I'm thinking about it, too!
Posted by denim, on Sep 22, 2003 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
The CompUSA near me has some 1.6 and I think 1.8... 1,358 Views / 10 Replies  
The CompUSA near me has some 1.6 and I think 1.8 boxes in stock. The 2.0 systems aren't available there yet, as far as I know. Call your local store and ask.
Posted by denim, on Sep 18, 2003 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
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