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And your point is...?? All previous Morpheus... 535 Views / 18 Replies  
And your point is...?? All previous Morpheus users are now sharing collectively on the Gnutella network, making the need for a Mac client moot---just use LimeWire which (at least for recent versions)...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Mar 12, 2002 at 01:15 PM, in Mac OS X
True -- still playing the current save and it's... 1,050 Views / 70 Replies  
True -- still playing the current save and it's working fine. :)
Posted by Herr Newton, on Mar 9, 2002 at 04:46 PM, in Gaming
And a link to the VT page :) ... 1,050 Views / 70 Replies  
And a link to the VT page :) http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=13096

Kinda' sad that I'll likely lose my current game... finally managed to pull a decent tech lead over the AI's...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Mar 9, 2002 at 07:35 AM, in Gaming
Not quite true: Diplomatic agreements can be... 1,050 Views / 70 Replies  
Not quite true: Diplomatic agreements can be peacefully cancelled after 20 turns. If they aren't cancelled by either party to the agreement, they continue indefinitely.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Mar 6, 2002 at 08:42 AM, in Gaming
You're not -- the game's AI designer made the AIs... 1,050 Views / 70 Replies  
You're not -- the game's AI designer made the AIs trade tech agressibely to mitigate player tech whoring... the general consensus on the fan sites is that he went a bit too far in his tweaking....
Posted by Herr Newton, on Mar 5, 2002 at 12:41 PM, in Gaming
Problems compiling lame 3.91 296 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm having some problems compiling lame 3.91. 10.1.3 / 5Q45 / 2001 DevTools on a G4-733 Digital Audio

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Posted by Herr Newton, on Mar 5, 2002 at 10:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Get Celestial Dawn's Mod... 1,252 Views / 66 Replies  
Get Celestial Dawn's Mod (http://apolyton.net/cgi-bin/ctp/files/download.pl?id=5) and the associated graphics (http://apolyton.net/cgi-bin/ctp/files/download.pl?id=46). The mod fixes game play...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jan 23, 2002 at 06:44 PM, in Gaming
No, they're just either indifferent or... 392 Views / 5 Replies  
No, they're just either indifferent or incompetent --- all attempts at contacting them have been to no avail. Email messages, voice mail, talking to their receptionist, etc. --- nadda.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jan 7, 2002 at 03:49 PM, in Applications
Kracking Remote Access password 392 Views / 5 Replies  
Somehow I need to wrangle the password for my dialup account out of the Remote Access prefs. This is for my own account---I've already tried dealing with my ISP (literally the only one in...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jan 7, 2002 at 04:06 AM, in Applications
Yes it burns them fine. I've gone through about... 496 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes it burns them fine. I've gone through about 25 Imation 700MB CDRs and nary a coaster have I made.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Sep 17, 2001 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://eshop.macsales.com/Catalog_Item.cfm?ID=1135... 996 Views / 3 Replies  
http://eshop.macsales.com/Catalog_Item.cfm?ID=1135&Item=IXMU8MB

Older card, cheaper price. Great for old machines that aren't going to be used for heavy duty work.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Sep 3, 2001 at 04:37 PM, in Hardware Hacking
It's probably a driver/card thing -- I've got the... 434 Views / 4 Replies  
It's probably a driver/card thing -- I've got the GeForce 2 with the same LCD panel and Quake 3 doesn't exhibit this behavior.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 29, 2001 at 02:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you don't mind physically altering the cases,... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
If you don't mind physically altering the cases, just go to any local store that deals with car audio and see if they have any 2" speaker grills. Most of these have four, screw-down clamps which hold...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 24, 2001 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Asking for a device to circumvent copy... 587 Views / 3 Replies  
Asking for a device to circumvent copy protection? Nah.... not a problem at all! &lt;/sarcasm&gt;
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 5, 2001 at 05:35 AM, in Gaming
Its been there since 9.0, iirc, but it's only... 440 Views / 4 Replies  
Its been there since 9.0, iirc, but it's only enabled on the portables. I'd love to see a hack to activate this on the desktops; I'm guessing its probably not a hardware issue, instead just a gestalt...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 4, 2001 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Neutrino - Heed the advice of those... 1,128 Views / 39 Replies  
Neutrino -

Heed the advice of those suggesting bags, specifically backpacks. I've got a LowePro camera backpack which carries more equipment than my my shoulder bag but feels at least half as...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 4, 2001 at 11:19 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Modern video cards and displays work together to... 531 Views / 3 Replies  
Modern video cards and displays work together to allow the card to determine what resolutions the display is capable of. Your current display apparently can't do anything in 8:5 :)

Get the specs...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 4, 2001 at 11:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sory but the answer is no. 454 Views / 6 Replies  
Sory but the answer is no.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 4, 2001 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I can't find exact numbers for any of the panels... 859 Views / 6 Replies  
I can't find exact numbers for any of the panels Apple uses in its products. However, the numbers mentioned in general on LCD backlight are 20,000 - 30,000 hours which is, in most cases, double that...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 4, 2001 at 04:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Let the movie load in full. If you're using... 453 Views / 2 Replies  
Let the movie load in full. If you're using Explorer, it caches to System Folder : Preferences : Explorer : Temporary Files : It gets purged at the end of your session, so make sure to move it...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 4, 2001 at 04:13 PM, in Developer Center
Source? 462 Views / 4 Replies  
Source?
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 3, 2001 at 07:23 PM, in Developer Center
How many mice are we talking, here? Are they all... 415 Views / 6 Replies  
How many mice are we talking, here? Are they all USB mice? If so, and enough people keep taking the balls, it might be in the school's financial interest to simply buy optical mice.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 3, 2001 at 06:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wow. You have crappy luck :p Look at it... 450 Views / 7 Replies  
Wow. You have crappy luck :p

Look at it this way: You will now get a new display from the insurance.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 3, 2001 at 06:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually I did some testing at work the other day... 414 Views / 2 Replies  
Actually I did some testing at work the other day with a colorometer. The 17" ASD had better color fidelity than a 21" Apple StudioDisplay, a 19" Sony Trinton, and IBM's behemoth P260FD 21" monitor...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 2, 2001 at 10:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dude... your dad's students keep stealing his... 415 Views / 6 Replies  
Dude... your dad's students keep stealing his balls :D

My advice is to call the local authorized Apple service center. After the tech stops laughing, remind him that you really do need the mouse...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 2, 2001 at 10:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do you know what a fresh stack of xeroxes smells... 386 Views / 1 Replies  
Do you know what a fresh stack of xeroxes smells like? Does it smell like that?

and are there any extraneous markings on your printouts?[/LIST]
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 2, 2001 at 10:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ach you're right. My mind blanked for a second.... 1,426 Views / 6 Replies  
Ach you're right. My mind blanked for a second. Anyway, if he gets a hub, it needs to have an uplink port in order to work, correct?
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 2, 2001 at 06:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Does the Cube have something like the Cuda? A... 454 Views / 5 Replies  
Does the Cube have something like the Cuda? A motherboard reset button? If so, try wacking that.

Also, make sure you have the latest driver for the card on both machines.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 1, 2001 at 10:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Very cool indeed.... awhile back a guy was... 637 Views / 19 Replies  
Very cool indeed.... awhile back a guy was selling a clear SE/30 prototype which was actually fully functioning. A few caveats applied with that machine,and I'd think they'd apply here as well: That...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 1, 2001 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Works in IE5 Mac and Mozilla .92 at least. If... 6,665 Views / 5 Replies  
Works in IE5 Mac and Mozilla .92 at least. If you're worried about older browsers and don't mind marking in HTML 3.2 doctype, you could also wrap the img tag with a font tag specificying the color of...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 1, 2001 at 05:13 PM, in Developer Center
Try installing it with extensions off. 312 Views / 2 Replies  
Try installing it with extensions off.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Aug 1, 2001 at 04:24 AM, in Applications
Milo Waye, judging by your location (Kuwait),... 359 Views / 4 Replies  
Milo Waye, judging by your location (Kuwait), it's probably held up on international issues. Currency fluctuations, etc. as well as Apple making sure it doesn't end up going someplace it shouldn't....
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 31, 2001 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
The case has been laid out that way since... 472 Views / 7 Replies  
The case has been laid out that way since January. My G4 (digital audio) has the exact same back panel layout.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 30, 2001 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oooh. That's different then. You'd probably have... 1,426 Views / 6 Replies  
Oooh. That's different then. You'd probably have to go with the DSL router if you still wanted to run ethernet...

In that case, I'd go with the USB --&gt; Serial Adapter. alternatively you could buy...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 30, 2001 at 08:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually I think you might be on to something.... 631 Views / 25 Replies  
Actually I think you might be on to something. I've got the GeForce2MX and haven't noticed a problem. The desktop G4 at work, again an GeForce2MX with a 17" ASD, doesn't show any signs of the...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 30, 2001 at 08:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1) One should always try to code to standards,... 649 Views / 25 Replies  
1) One should always try to code to standards, but one cannot always code to standards. In the latter case, you shouldn't put a doc-type on the page. 2) What ever doctype declaration you slap on the...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 30, 2001 at 06:37 PM, in Developer Center
FreeQuark - I think you were posting on this... 631 Views / 25 Replies  
FreeQuark -

I think you were posting on this in another topic, but I'll address it here, too. I really don't know what you are or are not seeing with regards to blurring on Apple's new displays....
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 30, 2001 at 06:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
And if ou press it while the drive is open, the... 688 Views / 11 Replies  
And if ou press it while the drive is open, the drive closes. I've developed this weird nervous twitch while I'm thinking... I'll sit and toggle the the eject button. Yea, I'm odd.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 30, 2001 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
LaserWriter w/ ethernet, hands down. 1,426 Views / 6 Replies  
LaserWriter w/ ethernet, hands down.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 29, 2001 at 11:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It would actually be easiest just to reinstall... 391 Views / 6 Replies  
It would actually be easiest just to reinstall the apps.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 29, 2001 at 09:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Beg to differ: We're using a PowerMac 8600/200... 533 Views / 10 Replies  
Beg to differ: We're using a PowerMac 8600/200 upgraded with a Belkin 2-port USB card as a dedicated print server for two, Epson StylusColor 3000s. Works flawlessly with USB PrintSharing for times...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 29, 2001 at 09:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dunno how much they'd charge you... you're just... 436 Views / 5 Replies  
Dunno how much they'd charge you... you're just outside the cities so it's not like it's going to be terribly hard to find a computer repair shop :) The parts will be cheap, but you'll get nailed on...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 29, 2001 at 09:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I haven't had the slightest problem with mine...... 497 Views / 17 Replies  
I haven't had the slightest problem with mine... just played Q3A myself and nary a sign of flicker. For the record, I'm one of those strange people that can still detect 100Hz refresh :p
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 29, 2001 at 03:20 AM, in Gaming
And it should be apparent as to why: Netscape 6... 374 Views / 10 Replies  
And it should be apparent as to why: Netscape 6 is simply AOL/Netscape branded Mozilla. Mozilla really hates version overlap, hence the problem.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 29, 2001 at 03:18 AM, in Applications
I think you're a tisch confused. Pioneer has a... 569 Views / 7 Replies  
I think you're a tisch confused. Pioneer has a DVD-RW General drive and a DVD-R Authoring drive. The former is the Superdrive...the latter will set you back the cost of a new G4 with the Superdrive ...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 28, 2001 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I hate to be snarky, but why do you have InDesign... 601 Views / 5 Replies  
I hate to be snarky, but why do you have InDesign if you don't even know the very basics of spot color? It's in the manual.
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 28, 2001 at 05:26 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Ummm... no you don't. It's actually considered... 649 Views / 25 Replies  
Ummm... no you don't. It's actually considered more harmful (i.e., errs more against standards) to include a doctype on a page which doesn't validate than to not include a doctype at all. If you're...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 28, 2001 at 05:20 PM, in Developer Center
Epson 700 is kinda vague... I think you mean an... 533 Views / 10 Replies  
Epson 700 is kinda vague... I think you mean an Epson Photo 700, right? If so, it should have a serial and USB connection. My advice is to get an A-B USB cable and plug the 700 into your iMac. Set-up...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 28, 2001 at 05:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Then you'd probably have to have it replaced;... 436 Views / 5 Replies  
Then you'd probably have to have it replaced; since it's a donated monitor, it's probably old and, as such, not worth the labor to fix it. My advice: If there are any used computer shops in your...
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 28, 2001 at 05:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is the cable removable from the monitor? 436 Views / 5 Replies  
Is the cable removable from the monitor?
Posted by Herr Newton, on Jul 28, 2001 at 03:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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