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I'll answer my own question, No. Installed... 365 Views / 1 Replies  
I'll answer my own question, No.

Installed itunes 2.0.3. Looked like it might work ok. I could listen to radio even while surfing with IE 5 (which would crash 2.0.2) but then I made the mistake of...
Posted by rgruber, on Dec 14, 2001 at 11:15 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iTunes 2.0.3 work properly with OS 9.1? 365 Views / 1 Replies  
When I installed the last version, 2.0.1, it crashed my computer and the internet radio stuff didn't work.

Anyone tried 2.0.3 with 9.1? Does it fix the problems described here:...
Posted by rgruber, on Dec 14, 2001 at 09:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Installed iTunes 2 on my G3 Pismo Powerbook... 381 Views / 22 Replies  
Installed iTunes 2 on my G3 Pismo Powerbook running OS 9.1. It started crashing as soon as I tried using the internet radio tuner. Also crashed looking for my CD-RW.

Went back iTunes 1.1 and...
Posted by rgruber, on Nov 20, 2001 at 12:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
best high end speakers? 537 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone have any thoughts on how the new Cambridge Soundworks Mega Works 210D speakers compare to the Klipsch Pro Media's or other speakers in the $300 range?

What about how these would compare to...
Posted by rgruber, on Nov 13, 2001 at 03:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Which QPS do you have and how do you like it?... 464 Views / 11 Replies  
Which QPS do you have and how do you like it? What software are you using?
Posted by rgruber, on Sep 5, 2001 at 09:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Get the Brother. I have an MFC 8300 hooked... 5,329 Views / 5 Replies  
Get the Brother.

I have an MFC 8300 hooked up to a G3 Powerbook and a Windoze box (it has both USB and a Parellel port that can be used simultaneously).

It's a great printer and a great fax...
Posted by rgruber, on Sep 4, 2001 at 04:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
need specifc External Firewire CD-RW recommendations 464 Views / 11 Replies  
I know the topic has been done to death but I wanted a CD-RW with the following specs:

1) $300 or less
2) Quiet
3) Not biege
4) Works with iTunes, Diskburner and Retrospect out of the box with...
Posted by rgruber, on Sep 4, 2001 at 03:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The drive I was looking at is the 12x external... 423 Views / 3 Replies  
The drive I was looking at is the 12x external Firewire one in the greyish black case. Not sure if these are what you are talking about.

Most of the reviews I've read have been very positive about...
Posted by rgruber, on Aug 31, 2001 at 12:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sony Spressa CD-RW and Disc Burner 423 Views / 3 Replies  
I was looking into getting a Sony Spressa CRX1600L Firewire CD-RW and just skipping all the the Sony supplied software and using Disc Burner instead (most the negative comments I've read about the...
Posted by rgruber, on Aug 31, 2001 at 06:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Good PHP book 512 Views / 8 Replies  
There seem to be lots of PHP fans out there. I've done a bunch of online PHP tutorials and am getting the hang of it but I always like to have a book around.

I'm looking for a advanced...
Posted by rgruber, on Jun 13, 2001 at 12:23 PM, in Developer Center
Look at the Brother line. I have an MFC 8300... 284 Views / 1 Replies  
Look at the Brother line. I have an MFC 8300 which is fax, printer and copier (no scanner) and it is great. I've had it for over a year with no problems and I haven't even had to change the toner. It...
Posted by rgruber, on May 1, 2001 at 10:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Logitech optical scroll mouse. Not sure of the... 418 Views / 6 Replies  
Logitech optical scroll mouse. Not sure of the exact name. Works great, looks good and costs about $25-30. Get that and USB Overdrive rather than the included drivers and you'll be happy
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 24, 2001 at 06:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No offense intended but I don't quite understand... 581 Views / 33 Replies  
No offense intended but I don't quite understand this. Either the thing burns disk without problems or it doesn't. How could it be so good? I mean if the Sony is quiet, it works, and it doesn't burn...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 22, 2001 at 12:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How do they compare to Cambridge Microworks,... 554 Views / 5 Replies  
How do they compare to Cambridge Microworks, Monsoons, Klipsch and some of the other high end multimedia speakers? What are the best for music?
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 18, 2001 at 11:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've got a G3 Powerbook and a Windows 98 box... 411 Views / 7 Replies  
I've got a G3 Powerbook and a Windows 98 box hooked to an IO Gear USB KVM switch. The computers share a Dell monitor, a Mac keyboard (the small ones that came with the iMacs and G4's before the new...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 5, 2001 at 07:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sony Firewire CD-RW w/ iTunes and Diskburner? 457 Views / 5 Replies  
I 'm going to purchase the Sony Spressa 12x8x32x External Firewire CD-RW and I'd like to use it with iTunes, Diskburner and hopefully Retrospect.

What should/shouldn't I install to make this work?...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 4, 2001 at 05:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Have you thought about just selling your current... 472 Views / 12 Replies  
Have you thought about just selling your current CD-RW and getting an ADS Pyro Case and one of the new Plextor's? Probably be more expensive but I bet it would be more upgradable for the future and...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 28, 2001 at 05:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Another vote for the Logitech optical wheel... 750 Views / 25 Replies  
Another vote for the Logitech optical wheel mouse.

I had the Intellimouse Explorer for a few days and the thing is just too damn big. I rest my hand on a wrist gurd thing and use the mouse with...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 23, 2001 at 12:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yamaha SCSI CD-RW through OrangeConverter with Disk Burner and iTunes 378 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone used the OrangeConverter Firewire to SCSI converter with an external SCSI drive (yamaha in my case) and iTunes and Disk Burner?

I would rather not get rid of my Yamaha drive but I want...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 15, 2001 at 10:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmm. I've heard good things about the Que and I... 537 Views / 16 Replies  
Hmm. I've heard good things about the Que and I thought it had a Plextor mechanism.
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 13, 2001 at 09:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
dual monitor startup problem 256 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got a Pismo G3 with a second monitor running OS 9.0.4. The second monitor is connected (along with a keyboard and mouse) through a IO Gear Miniview USB KVM switch. I've used this setup for about...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 9, 2001 at 09:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Best speakers for music 295 Views / 3 Replies  
What are the best speakers for music? Could say a pair of Cambridge Soundworks Microworks speakers replace a cheap reciever and a pair of bookshelf speakers connected to a Mac?

I find myself using...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 9, 2001 at 12:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cambridge Microworks- stereo replacement? 325 Views / 0 Replies  
I've head great things about Cambridge Microworks speakers. Currently I've got my Pismo Powerbook running through an old stereo reciever and a set of bookshelf Infinity speakers. Would the Cambridge...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 8, 2001 at 08:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
SCSI Yamaha with Orange PC converter or new QUE 345 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got an old external SCSI Yamaha 4x4x16 cd burner and a newish Pismo G3. I'm tying to decide between getting an Orange PC Firewire to SCSI converter and using this drive or just buying an new...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 8, 2001 at 08:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Maybe the rumored Apple Stores will help this... 747 Views / 58 Replies  
Maybe the rumored Apple Stores will help this become a thing of the past. I think Apple has a pretty clear vision of what they need to do, it's just the execution that is the problem.

I'm sure a...
Posted by rgruber, on Jan 24, 2001 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think the Cube will be upgraded at this years... 747 Views / 58 Replies  
I think the Cube will be upgraded at this years NY Macworld, where it was first introduced. In San Francisco they introduced new Pro models, In Japan they will introduce new iMacs and in NY we will...
Posted by rgruber, on Jan 23, 2001 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd be curious about Small Dog's BTO as well. I'd... 857 Views / 52 Replies  
I'd be curious about Small Dog's BTO as well. I'd love to get a new G4 but I'd really want a second video card, a scsi card and more RAM and it seems like the Apple Store is the only way to go. Can...
Posted by rgruber, on Aug 3, 2000 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think it's funny that people think this is... 1,349 Views / 114 Replies  
I think it's funny that people think this is going to be a real big seller for corporate execs. For one thing, I bet these guys don't choose their own computers and for another almost by definition...
Posted by rgruber, on Aug 1, 2000 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
A few thoughts on the cube: 1) I think that... 1,349 Views / 114 Replies  
A few thoughts on the cube:

1) I think that the single processor G4 is going to be phased out and the cube will drop right into the missing price point, probably around $1400-$1500. I honestly...
Posted by rgruber, on Jul 28, 2000 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Nope. Deleting preferences and re-starting didn't... 373 Views / 9 Replies  
Nope. Deleting preferences and re-starting didn't do it. I'm going for the "turn off that extension" solutions. I wish Apple would fix the damn OS though. That and file synch are both cool features...
Posted by rgruber, on Jul 12, 2000 at 04:56 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Tear Off Finder causing crashes 373 Views / 9 Replies  
Got a Powerbook G3 400mhz with 196 megs of ram running OS 9.0.4. Was working great till last night and now when I use the tear off function of the finder, the machine crashes. I trashed the finder...
Posted by rgruber, on Jul 11, 2000 at 08:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
networking Virtual PC with real PC 259 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got a small network with a Mac, a win 98 box and a new Powerbook running OS 9.0.4 and virtual PC 3.0 with Win 98. All the computers are hooked up to a Netgrear hub which is cross cabled to a...
Posted by rgruber, on Jun 15, 2000 at 03:59 PM, in Applications
How do you do this? 511 Views / 7 Replies  
How do you do this?
Posted by rgruber, on May 22, 2000 at 11:59 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I appreciate your reply but once I go to that... 511 Views / 7 Replies  
I appreciate your reply but once I go to that trouble (making bunches of smaller files), I might as well just drag and over write the files between machines by hand.(which is my plan going forward)....
Posted by rgruber, on May 22, 2000 at 11:22 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
File Synchronization crashing 511 Views / 7 Replies  
I've has a Pismo Powerbook with 192mb of RAM and OS 9.0.4 for awhile and decided to start using the File Synchronization control panel to exchange files with my desktop 7500/100 with 128 megs of RAM...
Posted by rgruber, on May 19, 2000 at 03:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Problems with Keyspan USB card 260 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm running a Keyspan USB card on a PowerMac 7500 with OS 8.1 and have it going through a IOGEAR Miniview KVM switch to a standard G4 keyboard and mouse. It works fine when I start up but when I...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 13, 2000 at 10:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
slow hockey puck mouse through USB card 279 Views / 0 Replies  
I just installed a Keyspan USB card in my Powermac 7500/100 running OS 8.1. I have it hooked to a G4 keyboard and hockey puck mouse through a IOGear MiniView USB KVM switch (which is also connected...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 9, 2000 at 10:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
listen to Cd's on a closed Pismo? 346 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there a way to listen to CD's on a closed Pismo Powerbook? Strange question but I'm going away and wanted to listen to Cd's on the plane and I'm going to have my Powerbook with me anyway but was...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 8, 2000 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Rocke Woelk: [B]... 723 Views / 28 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Rocke Woelk:
[B] People, I had the same concerns until I was advised in a similar thread to try Kleenmaster's BRILLIANIZEŽ, which is an anti-static cleaner and polish for...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 4, 2000 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1024x768 448 Views / 5 Replies  
1024x768
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 4, 2000 at 10:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo screen blurry 448 Views / 5 Replies  
I just got a new Pismo powerbook and noticed that the screen is slightly blurry and looks washed out, like there isn't enough contrast. Is this a common problem or did I just get a bad one? Not...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 4, 2000 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just don't trust converters and things like... 567 Views / 8 Replies  
I just don't trust converters and things like that especially for writing data. I hate burning bad cd's. I'm thinking of just keeping my 7500 around to burn CD's till they have good, reliable...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 3, 2000 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
CD-RW: SCSI card vs. Firwewire vs. USB 567 Views / 8 Replies  
I currently have an external Yamaha CRW4416SX SCSI drive which is great. But I'm moving from my old 7500/100 to a new Pismo as my all around machine. I've read that no SCSI cards currently work with...
Posted by rgruber, on Apr 3, 2000 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
best 2 button scrolling usb mouse 289 Views / 3 Replies  
Got a Microsoft intellimouse explorer and returned it due to the size and heaviness. Need simple, comfortable 2 bottom usb mouse, preferably with scrolling for my new Powerbook. I'm thinking either...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 30, 2000 at 07:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
SCSI options with Pismo Powerbook 442 Views / 1 Replies  
What are the options for using a SCSI device with the new Powerbooks? I would like to be able to burn CD's to my Yamaha external SCSI Cd writer. Is there a scsi card? A firewire to SCSI adapter? USB...
Posted by rgruber, on Mar 17, 2000 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Laser Fax/Printer Recomendations 245 Views / 0 Replies  
I would like to buy a laserprinter/fax that would work with my Mac and my PC. Mac is an old biege one (no USB) but I wouldn't mind getting a USB card as I'll probably be getting a G4 soon. The PC is...
Posted by rgruber, on Dec 23, 1999 at 12:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Networking Laser Printer 258 Views / 2 Replies  
I want to purchase a laser printer that can be shared by my Mac (7500/100) and my windows box (Emachines). They are networked together via ethernet currently. The Emachines has a USB port though the...
Posted by rgruber, on Nov 29, 1999 at 09:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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