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Son, we used to walk that far before breakfast. ... 926 Views / 21 Replies  
Son, we used to walk that far before breakfast. ;)
Posted by ophion, on Apr 22, 2005 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the problem on my iBook G4. It makes... 754 Views / 13 Replies  
I have the problem on my iBook G4. It makes using my new external USB 2.0 hard drive a nearly ridiculous exercise. I hope that it is a driver issue only and that it is resolved quickly. There is...
Posted by ophion, on Jan 30, 2004 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Virex is horrible. Norton is decent. 509 Views / 4 Replies  
Virex is horrible. Norton is decent.
Posted by ophion, on Jan 28, 2004 at 11:42 PM, in Applications
Does it work properly? Play with it a bit. You... 1,488 Views / 6 Replies  
Does it work properly? Play with it a bit. You will find that it is surprisingly usable.
Posted by ophion, on Jan 28, 2004 at 11:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Are you fluent in Portugese? 7,880 Views / 93 Replies  
Are you fluent in Portugese?
Posted by ophion, on Jun 21, 2003 at 12:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Re: Re: Re: Re: You and "nagware" 958 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes, you got a good deal. Some of us only got a couple of point updates with our "lifetime" licenses.



It is most certainly not ridiculous. The agreement was that ALL future updates of GC...
Posted by ophion, on May 18, 2003 at 04:56 PM, in Applications
Poll: Re: Re: You and "nagware" 958 Views / 23 Replies  
Some of us bought a "lifetime" license for Graphic Converter, which turned out not to be lifetime at all.
Posted by ophion, on May 18, 2003 at 12:49 AM, in Applications
Is there a way to play AAC on Mac OS 9? My... 1,217 Views / 7 Replies  
Is there a way to play AAC on Mac OS 9? My QuickTime software (6.0.3) will not allow an AAC file to be dropped onto the player. The file also does not appear in the Open dialog. Do I need to do...
Posted by ophion, on May 18, 2003 at 12:44 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have always put my applications in an... 1,754 Views / 24 Replies  
I have always put my applications in an "Applications" folder in Mac OS. I do, however, make subfolders that smartly divide applications by type. This technique often breaks Software Update, which...
Posted by ophion, on May 15, 2003 at 08:19 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: software update? 1,754 Views / 24 Replies  
This is true. It is the above mentioned kind of moronic behavior that makes it quite clear that "Mac" OS X is no Mac OS.
Posted by ophion, on May 15, 2003 at 07:52 PM, in Applications
Saying that one's site is "best viewed with" or... 1,167 Views / 23 Replies  
Saying that one's site is "best viewed with" or "optimized for" a particular browser is saying that one did not code the site correctly.
Posted by ophion, on May 15, 2003 at 12:34 PM, in Applications
My copy of Safari developed a new problem... 767 Views / 9 Replies  
My copy of Safari developed a new problem yesterday. If I click on the "+" icon to bookmark a site and then click on the bookmarks dropdown to try to file the bookmark, Safari unexpectedly quits.
Posted by ophion, on May 14, 2003 at 04:19 PM, in Applications
Yes, that's what I meant when I wrote "I am not... 481 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, that's what I meant when I wrote "I am not sure whether the fault is in Citibank's JavaScript or Safari's interpreter."



I currently use Mozilla for my banking, and the site works fine in...
Posted by ophion, on May 13, 2003 at 01:57 PM, in Applications
Poll: I have purchased two songs thus far. I am fairly... 979 Views / 26 Replies  
I have purchased two songs thus far. I am fairly pleased with the experience, and I will probably purchase five to ten songs per month.
Posted by ophion, on May 12, 2003 at 09:45 PM, in Applications
Ah, yes, quite right, though the "security... 481 Views / 6 Replies  
Ah, yes, quite right, though the "security through obscurity" doctrine leaves me cold--there is always someone looking to take the piss.

I do all of my banking online, too. Safari currently does...
Posted by ophion, on May 12, 2003 at 09:41 PM, in Applications
THAT seems benign? Do you do any online shopping... 481 Views / 6 Replies  
THAT seems benign? Do you do any online shopping or banking?
Posted by ophion, on May 12, 2003 at 08:16 PM, in Applications
Poll: I tried to use it. I outlined some of my... 1,393 Views / 24 Replies  
I tried to use it. I outlined some of my iCal/iSync criticisms in another thread (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=159468).
Posted by ophion, on May 11, 2003 at 01:12 PM, in Applications
I have used Nisus Writer for years. I have... 1,327 Views / 24 Replies  
I have used Nisus Writer for years. I have thousands of files in its format. I was very displeased to discover that Nisus's OS X direction was to scrap the excellent current product for a...
Posted by ophion, on May 10, 2003 at 10:36 PM, in Applications
I have experienced a few iCal crashes. I really... 620 Views / 10 Replies  
I have experienced a few iCal crashes. I really tried to use the program, but it has a long way to go before it can replace Palm Desktop for me. A lot of very simple things (like changing a series...
Posted by ophion, on May 7, 2003 at 11:39 PM, in Applications
I used AW a lot through version 5. Version 6... 384 Views / 1 Replies  
I used AW a lot through version 5. Version 6 (Carbon treatment) has been terrible from release. It is STILL filled with app-crashing bugs. I haven't used it for ages, because it is completely...
Posted by ophion, on May 5, 2003 at 04:20 PM, in Applications
Exodus: Ultima III GraphicConverter ... 2,607 Views / 52 Replies  
Exodus: Ultima III
GraphicConverter
WindowShade X
FruitMenu
Posted by ophion, on May 2, 2003 at 02:21 PM, in Applications
It's not just Java. One of my simple Carbon apps... 1,300 Views / 7 Replies  
It's not just Java. One of my simple Carbon apps used about 35% of the CPU to pulse the default button. There was even a KB article about the problem at the time. It may have been fixed by now; I...
Posted by ophion, on Apr 29, 2003 at 11:23 PM, in Developer Center
That seemed a bit suspicious to me, too. 318 Views / 1 Replies  
That seemed a bit suspicious to me, too.
Posted by ophion, on Apr 29, 2003 at 10:44 AM, in Applications
The Music Store is dead for me, too. Make sure... 1,470 Views / 29 Replies  
The Music Store is dead for me, too. Make sure you send feedback to Apple (from the iTunes menu) about how ill-prepared they were for this launch.
Posted by ophion, on Apr 28, 2003 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
The image that conjures is priceless. Is it a... 824 Views / 12 Replies  
The image that conjures is priceless. Is it a hair stylist you have in mind?
Posted by ophion, on Mar 31, 2003 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I have done this. Be warned that it is... 458 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, I have done this. Be warned that it is somewhat difficult. You must disassemble the iBook almost entirely.

Instructions (http://caslis.com/mac/ibook/ibdrive.html)
Posted by ophion, on Nov 29, 2002 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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Posted by ophion, on Jul 8, 2002 at 04:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I am not interested in either game. 388 Views / 10 Replies  
I am not interested in either game.
Posted by ophion, on Jul 6, 2002 at 07:41 PM, in Gaming
I use (and like) MT-Newswatcher. 356 Views / 3 Replies  
I use (and like) MT-Newswatcher.
Posted by ophion, on Jun 29, 2002 at 12:32 AM, in Applications
I gave Mail.app an honest try, but I found that... 565 Views / 10 Replies  
I gave Mail.app an honest try, but I found that the only thing it was good at was making me angry.
Posted by ophion, on Jun 25, 2002 at 08:41 PM, in Applications
iBook 700 under Mac OS 9.2.2 -- 1600 ms ... 286 Views / 10 Replies  
iBook 700 under Mac OS 9.2.2 -- 1600 ms

Perhaps they are finally starting to do a *few* things right in X.
Posted by ophion, on Jun 19, 2002 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook 700: 385ms 286 Views / 10 Replies  
iBook 700: 385ms
Posted by ophion, on Jun 19, 2002 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Add another OS 9 user to the tally. I tried... 5,248 Views / 116 Replies  
Add another OS 9 user to the tally. I tried using X for several days on my new iBook 700. It *still* is far from ready. After experiencing lost preference settings over and over and rainbow-cursor...
Posted by ophion, on Jun 3, 2002 at 03:05 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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Posted by ophion, on May 26, 2002 at 03:57 PM, in Developer Center
All the other kids are doing it. * * *... 1,420 Views / 104 Replies  
All the other kids are doing it.

* * * Initiating account upgrade * * *
Posted by ophion, on May 26, 2002 at 03:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I recently spoke with an Incase... 1,861 Views / 103 Replies  
I recently spoke with an Incase (http://www.goincase.com) representative after reading about the Moya Deluxe pouch in Pen Computing (http://www.pencomputing.com). The listed interior size of the...
Posted by ophion, on May 22, 2001 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have 192 MB of RAM. MacOS X Public Beta is... 304 Views / 19 Replies  
I have 192 MB of RAM. MacOS X Public Beta is installed on its own 10 GB IDE drive (master), with its own MacOS 9 System Folder for Classic. MacOS 9 is installed on its own 20 GB IDE drive (slave). ...
Posted by ophion, on Sep 25, 2000 at 01:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Are you sure you do not have the problem? It... 304 Views / 19 Replies  
Are you sure you do not have the problem? It *does* only show up when the Dock is on autohide. If the Dock truly does not exhibit this behavior on your system, it would be an interesting exercise...
Posted by ophion, on Sep 24, 2000 at 11:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Desktop/Finder Refresh Problems? 380 Views / 7 Replies  
There is some sort of disconnect between the Finder/Desktop and the file system. If I download or copy a file to the Desktop, it is often either not shown or is shown as being smaller than it is...
Posted by ophion, on Sep 24, 2000 at 11:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Dock bug? 304 Views / 19 Replies  
I keep the dock hidden to conserve screen space. If I pop up the dock by moving the mouse cursor to the bottom of the screen to the left or right of the dock (i.e. the dock does not stretch from...
Posted by ophion, on Sep 22, 2000 at 04:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Dock bug? 252 Views / 2 Replies  
I keep the dock hidden to conserve screen space. If I pop up the dock by moving the mouse cursor to the bottom of the screen to the left or right of the dock (i.e. the dock does not stretch from...
Posted by ophion, on Sep 22, 2000 at 04:08 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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