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I can confirm the same problem. It generally only... 526 Views / 9 Replies  
I can confirm the same problem. It generally only occurs in conjunction with the DVD player (and its copy-protection video implementation--you can't drag the player window from one display to the...
Posted by schwei, on Jan 17, 2002 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:cool: For those interested in price... 2,691 Views / 306 Replies  
:cool:

For those interested in price comparison (educational) between the new crop of Ti and those available previously:

TiBook G4/400 with Airport, 1 512MB SO DIMM, and a 30GB HD, plus an...
Posted by schwei, on Oct 20, 2001 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
***OT 2.7.6 breaks EnterNet 100!!*** 324 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried the latest and greatest version of OT from Apple (via Software Update), version 2.7.6, and guess what? Earthlink(Mindspring)'s DSL client PPPoE software, EnterNet 100 version 1.09.00 breaks...
Posted by schwei, on May 11, 2001 at 08:37 PM, in Applications
Authoring Support Update 1.1--More Burners Supported!! 327 Views / 1 Replies  
In case you don't run Software Update Regularly:

Via Software Update, I've installed Authoring Support 1.1. Now my new Que Fire 16x10x40 works fully "out of the box" with iTunes and Disk Burner...
Posted by schwei, on May 4, 2001 at 09:56 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'm playing the Tokyo Keynote right now, and have... 361 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm playing the Tokyo Keynote right now, and have had intermittent sound dropout (but only in the player). First thing I do? Step down the QT connection speed in the prefs. As I type this it's set to...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 31, 2001 at 01:45 AM, in Mac OS X
***Paste Your Custom Home Icons Onto . . . 217 Views / 0 Replies  
. . . Their corresponding iDisk icons! It REALLY WORKS!

I noticed that the iDisk icons weren't customized like the Home folder icons are in 10.0.0 http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif . ...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 28, 2001 at 10:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Rushed Apple Misspells H-P!! 437 Views / 4 Replies  
http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/drivers/

has a sad misspelling, to wit, look at:

http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/drivers/images/more_drivers.gif

Ouch!

This effort has quite...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 27, 2001 at 01:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorta like Emily Litella: "Ooooh. That's... 327 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorta like Emily Litella: "Ooooh. That's different! Never mind!"
Posted by schwei, on Mar 25, 2001 at 02:37 PM, in Mac OS X
•••One problem with PPPoE DSL and Classic!!••• ... 293 Views / 6 Replies  
•••One problem with PPPoE DSL and Classic!!•••

I invoked Classic (by accident) while connected via PPPoE under 10.0 and it ••resets the mdev selection•• on whatever System Folder it's using for...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 25, 2001 at 12:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Quoting Gametes from fart up this page of posts: ... 820 Views / 67 Replies  
Quoting Gametes from fart up this page of posts:
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It seems to me that saying OS X is ineffective at these tasks is to question not whether or not Apple has accomplished their goal...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 25, 2001 at 11:39 AM, in Mac OS X
BTW, there is no step Seven. (Our chief waepon is... 474 Views / 19 Replies  
BTW, there is no step Seven. (Our chief waepon is fear, fear and supr . . . I'll come in again . . .)
Posted by schwei, on Mar 25, 2001 at 03:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Whoopee! here are settings for... 474 Views / 19 Replies  
Whoopee! here are settings for Earthlink/Mindspring that work right now (but boy IE 5.1 PR for X is slow!):

Step One: For "Automatic" (the apparent default location), I went to the "Advanced"...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 25, 2001 at 03:14 AM, in Mac OS X
WHERE'S MY PPPoE DSL UNDER X? 334 Views / 1 Replies  
Item One: I connect very nicely to mindspring via PPPoE (EnterNet 100) under 9.1;

Item Two: OS X v10.0 is billed as supporting PPPoE (notedright on the box) right out of the box (!!!), not like...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 24, 2001 at 03:31 PM, in Mac OS X
WHERE'S MY PPPoE DSL UNDER X? 474 Views / 19 Replies  
Item One: I connect very nicely to mindspring via PPPoE (EnterNet 100) under 9.1;

Item Two: OS X v10.0 is billed as supporting PPPoE (notedright on the box) right out of the box (!!!), not like...
Posted by schwei, on Mar 24, 2001 at 03:31 PM, in Mac OS X
The new HD would have to be (re)-formatted with... 490 Views / 9 Replies  
The new HD would have to be (re)-formatted with Apple's Drive Setup software. You'd have to boot from a full OS 9.0.x CD, wipe the drive, and use Drive Setup. I'm not a fan of swapping out the OEM...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 25, 2001 at 08:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
40x Read Que Drive--Too Fast! 344 Views / 0 Replies  
For those folks out there with CDRWs that can read CDs at 32x-40x (or soon faster): Trying to play older CDs (pressed during the 80s) will cause these high-speed drives to make a lot of racket,...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 25, 2001 at 07:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
On the G4 Titanium Powerbook, MAc OS 9.1 is... 661 Views / 27 Replies  
On the G4 Titanium Powerbook, MAc OS 9.1 is preinstalled, so it'll be necessary to turn off Apple's CD-RW extensions (especially if iTunes was pre-installed on it, which is a possibility) to run...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 25, 2001 at 07:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I second that opinion. My ACD with the original... 429 Views / 5 Replies  
I second that opinion. My ACD with the original (read: now considered dorky) power supply, usb, and DV plug is about to turn a year old. I got it just in time for a very high pressure project last...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 25, 2001 at 07:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I noticed this same sort of problem with a... 346 Views / 2 Replies  
I noticed this same sort of problem with a FW-connected CD (I have the pricier Que drive). Here's what you might try and why. Too bad your post was ignored for over two weeks. I just now got this...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 24, 2001 at 04:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, Swatch. Remember: (Flower) Power + Sex. ... 2,161 Views / 183 Replies  
Yes, Swatch. Remember: (Flower) Power + Sex.

And watch the product placements, folks. It's only a matter of time before Carrie (SJ Parker) shares the screen with the Ti PB. And the dubbya-bee...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 22, 2001 at 01:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
So, let's see if we've got this straight, using... 498 Views / 21 Replies  
So, let's see if we've got this straight, using the Jobs "late to the party" quip from Jan 9. Apple has basically left one "party" upstairs in one room for the grownups (DVD/CD playback and...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 22, 2001 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Error in Apple's TechNote on New G4 262 Views / 0 Replies  
Quoting the just-posted Tech Doc on the New G4:

<<Some configurations of the Power Mac G4 computer have a combination
DVD-R and CD-RW drive. The drive uses slot loading of the disc.>>
...
Posted by schwei, on Jan 14, 2001 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Debate: Does Apple Have A Tin Ear Or What?? 336 Views / 0 Replies  
Slowly but surely, Apple creeps into the 21st Century with digital A/V with authoring tools, with the intro of iDVD/DVD Studio Pro. And the DOLBY DIGITAL logo appears on a separately shrink-wrapped...
Posted by schwei, on Jan 13, 2001 at 11:43 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Say the following tonight over and over again as... 525 Views / 41 Replies  
Say the following tonight over and over again as a way of falling asleep, instead of counting sheep, everybody:

"If I can swap batteries without putting my new PowerBook to sleep, I don't need a...
Posted by schwei, on Jan 12, 2001 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re no low-profile-slot-loading-high-speed-CD-RW... 707 Views / 76 Replies  
Re no low-profile-slot-loading-high-speed-CD-RW in TiPBG4: Anybody know if such a device exists?

"B--ls," said the Queen. "If I had them I'd be king!"
Posted by schwei, on Jan 12, 2001 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hold it folks! Time out! Remember the number-one... 693 Views / 57 Replies  
Hold it folks! Time out! Remember the number-one unspoken rule at Apple: "if less is more, make sure less works". And number two: "Design for tomorrow, and tomorrow will be more fun."

Now, I don't...
Posted by schwei, on Jan 12, 2001 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Number one reason to keep prices on the high... 597 Views / 34 Replies  
Number one reason to keep prices on the high side: To Control Demand. Recall the original G4 500 fiasco: Price must have been right because Apple was swamped with demand they couldn't fulfill. Now...
Posted by schwei, on Jan 12, 2001 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Something to keep in mind re this technology:... 3,286 Views / 23 Replies  
Something to keep in mind re this technology: There's a limit to the "smoothness" in a CRT display because of flicker, but flat-panels are only limited by TFT response time. Imagine dragging a...
Posted by schwei, on Jan 12, 2001 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
This thread is dwarfed by what happened today:... 698 Views / 13 Replies  
This thread is dwarfed by what happened today: Apple losing half its value.

Not in so many words, but Fred Anderson as much as said: "Looks like we goofed with the cube . . ."

Isn't it...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 29, 2000 at 09:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've only had one session trying out Xpb, and... 328 Views / 9 Replies  
I've only had one session trying out Xpb, and discovered you can login as root and enter your password, and the Finder environment (perhaps we should call it the shell?) makes all the "under the...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 20, 2000 at 11:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Remember, guys, it’s my first glance. Only got it... 368 Views / 10 Replies  
Remember, guys, it’s my first glance. Only got it installed last evening. Will have more glances this weekend.

Re using up the processor's power: I happened to be running the processor monitor,...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 20, 2000 at 11:45 PM, in Mac OS X
SJ is not a designer, and he seems to think he can create whatever it is HE wants . . 368 Views / 10 Replies  
At first glance, OS X seems to be deliberately designed for the absolutely brand new user (that will never use Classic) who's never used a mac before. All the processor/video power is sucked up into...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 20, 2000 at 02:33 AM, in Mac OS X
http://www.nts.com/products/enternet_model_feature... 2,158 Views / 269 Replies  
http://www.nts.com/products/enternet_model_features.pdf

has listed EnterNet 300 v1.4 as being compatible with OS X, and I've downloaded a eval (30 day) version of v1.11.

I suspect we'll have...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 17, 2000 at 11:24 AM, in Mac OS X
It may be that Apple "built in" support for... 305 Views / 14 Replies  
It may be that Apple "built in" support for Iomega drives on the pb/DP's. Dunno fer sure yet . . .
Posted by schwei, on Sep 17, 2000 at 11:07 AM, in Mac OS X
You won't be able to use any classic apps. Apple... 414 Views / 7 Replies  
You won't be able to use any classic apps. Apple assumes OS9 is present somewhere on your system already. As far as I know right now, OS 9.0.4 is necessary to "officially" beta test X.

No way is...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 17, 2000 at 11:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Feedback "Form", Not "Forum" 230 Views / 1 Replies  
If you can't monitor everybody's feedback, it's not a Forum, just a Form.

I refer to the URL:
http://www.apple.com/macosx/beta/feedback.html

whose button on
http://www.apple.com/macosx/
...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 17, 2000 at 10:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Shipping/Tracking--Apple Store Swamped!! 294 Views / 0 Replies  
My confirmation e-mail/Order Status Page for OS X pb shows a UPS tracking number although I ordered FedEx (3 day) shipping. After getting a bogus FedEx tracking number, then calling back, then...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 15, 2000 at 03:51 PM, in Mac OS X
I ordered mine to ship to place of business via... 1,179 Views / 141 Replies  
I ordered mine to ship to place of business via FedEx. Will report back . . .

schwei
Posted by schwei, on Sep 13, 2000 at 05:22 PM, in Mac OS X
<<To require OS 9 for full functionality in... 345 Views / 6 Replies  
<<To require OS 9 for full functionality in the final release would be lunacy.>>

Not if the vast majority of Macs that **ship(ped)** with OS 9 are the ones that can run OS X. Why "build in"...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 13, 2000 at 01:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple Store Server is Swamped!! 586 Views / 3 Replies  
Anybody trying to get into the Apple Store: their server is swamped!! You should get this:

Server Error
This server has encountered an internal error which prevents it from fulfilling your...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 13, 2000 at 01:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Re reformatting, OS X requires HFS+, and early... 274 Views / 9 Replies  
Re reformatting, OS X requires HFS+, and early G3s weren't (my guess). Your install over 9.0.4 might work right away if you updated to HFS+ already.

I think the reason that the "first" partition...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 13, 2000 at 01:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Check out Network TeleSystems at: ... 309 Views / 3 Replies  
Check out Network TeleSystems at:
http://www.nts.com

they make the PPPoE client for Earthlink/MindSpring Mac clients.

Their PPPoE software that is listed as compatible with OS X is available...
Posted by schwei, on Sep 13, 2000 at 01:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Dead On Arrival!! 485 Views / 13 Replies  
It took a short time to download (DSL);

But the install process took ridiculously long, the number of files is ludicrously large, and . . .

The app seemed to freeze when it first launched (no...
Posted by schwei, on Aug 8, 2000 at 09:41 AM, in Applications
The modem is sick and will have to be replaced. ... 324 Views / 3 Replies  
The modem is sick and will have to be replaced. The loud beep is the tone you get when a receiver is left off the hook. This is because the phone line isn't receiving the tones from the modem.
We...
Posted by schwei, on Jun 15, 2000 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But seriously folks, I'm of the opinion that if... 835 Views / 8 Replies  
But seriously folks, I'm of the opinion that if it's necessary to provide precious http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/rolleyes.gif hard disk space to a movie company so their preview can be viewed, I...
Posted by schwei, on Apr 7, 2000 at 10:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/cool.gif You... 835 Views / 8 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/cool.gif You figgered it out, Joe. Now don't go distributing that movie trailer, else Joe Valenti and the MPAA police will come get you! ...
Posted by schwei, on Apr 7, 2000 at 10:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Saving Unsaveable movies . . . 835 Views / 8 Replies  
Anybody figured out how to save a "supposedly" unsaveable QT movie download yet? Under QT 4.1.1 intellectual property not intended to be distributed (like a multimedia movie trailer) except in a...
Posted by schwei, on Apr 7, 2000 at 09:14 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
One way to do it is: 1) Open a new player in... 691 Views / 1 Replies  
One way to do it is:

1) Open a new player in QT Player

2) Copy the source clip from the original

3) Paste it into the new player

4) Save without dependencies.
Posted by schwei, on Feb 24, 2000 at 11:49 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
If Dave Letterman can say "kids" . . . 786 Views / 13 Replies  
If Dave Letterman can say "kids" . . .
Posted by schwei, on Feb 21, 2000 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It sounds as if your ISP is forbidding "live"... 319 Views / 1 Replies  
It sounds as if your ISP is forbidding "live" transfers of that size from the sending end. Her ISP seems more accomodating. Normally users have to use FTP to share files (you upload to a server, the...
Posted by schwei, on Feb 3, 2000 at 10:49 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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