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DecalGirl does a great (and large) range of... 1,035 Views / 11 Replies  
DecalGirl does a great (and large) range of "skins". Maybe that's good enough for you? If you want an actual case, I think the range is far more restricted.

Apple iPhone Skins @ DecalGirl.com...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Apr 12, 2008 at 01:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What worries me about this though, is that: ... 2,299 Views / 6 Replies  
What worries me about this though, is that:


Nike is an established partner of Apple in this product, that is to say; the Nike+ kit is an official product of both companies, a joint venture....
Posted by Ozzpot, on Mar 8, 2008 at 09:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd go with the LCD TV approach too, but while a... 861 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd go with the LCD TV approach too, but while a 720p TV is likely to be 1366x768 (which is a decent enough size for most purposes) a 1080p TV is 1920x1200 - much better, a significantly more...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Mar 8, 2008 at 07:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nike+ for iPhone & iPod Touch soon? 2,299 Views / 6 Replies  
Undoubtedly this has been asked before, but I have searched and cannot find any mention of it on these forums...

With the new SDK, and the promise of "Version 2.0" software for the iPhone and iPod...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Mar 8, 2008 at 04:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Tiger will run great on that. I have an iMacDV... 1,000 Views / 13 Replies  
Tiger will run great on that. I have an iMacDV (G3) 400mhz that started out on OS9. I upgraded it to 10.2, then 10.3, then 10.4, and it just got zippier each time. It would be awful with Leopard...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Feb 18, 2008 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I use headphones on my iMac all the time. I'm... 1,142 Views / 12 Replies  
I use headphones on my iMac all the time. I'm nocturnal, so the only way I can listen to music while I work without waking everyone up is to use headphones.

I use Sennheisers, which do indeed...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Feb 16, 2008 at 04:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
My Mac often operates at 160-170°. Yeah I need a... 728 Views / 8 Replies  
My Mac often operates at 160-170°. Yeah I need a new Mac... but it's nearly 3 now and has never crashed.

I don't think I've ever seen readings as low as 137°!
Posted by Ozzpot, on Feb 14, 2008 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the info guys. I've got my... 13,918 Views / 93 Replies  
Thanks for the info guys.

I've got my fingers crossed for an update by April or May then.

As for the glossy screen, I've used my sister's MacBook a few times, and yes, it can be annoying at...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
2008 iMac Revisions? 13,918 Views / 93 Replies  
I've been meaning to buy a new iMac for some time now, to replace my 17" iMac G5 which I've had since May 2005.

I am an artist and graphic designer, so the screen must be of the quality I'm used...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Feb 11, 2008 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks very much. Expect to see more soon when my... 372 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks very much. Expect to see more soon when my site is updated with a new design and more content. I have officially taken on this job, so that's my priority for now.

@ wataru:

Yes, I am...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Mar 27, 2006 at 07:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi Richard. I am a designer and photoshop artist... 372 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi Richard. I am a designer and photoshop artist just starting out in my professional, freelance career. I have been producing freeware work for the GUI community for many years and to great acclaim,...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Mar 25, 2006 at 11:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
[REL] Xbox 360 Snap border! 576 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey there.

• I have implememted RSS on my front page at OzzDesign (www.ozzdesign.com), hope that works okay for ya.

• I have just released an Xbox 360 snapshooter (and PSD) border over at...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jan 28, 2006 at 10:52 AM, in GUI Customization
[REL] PSP Ceramic White border 536 Views / 1 Replies  
Ceramic white version of my PSP border out now.

http://www.ozzdesign.com/files/page2_blog_entry4_1.png
SnapShooter and Photoshop files available.
Head over to my site to grab 'em!...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jan 26, 2006 at 03:00 PM, in GUI Customization
PSP SnapShooter border released! 412 Views / 0 Replies  
http://www.ozzdesign.com/files/psp_preview.png

Please visit my site, OzzDesign (www.ozzdesign.com) to download. Available as both a SnapShooter border and as a layered PSD file.

Hope you like...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jan 24, 2006 at 08:43 AM, in GUI Customization
[ANN] OzzDesign website goes live! 509 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey everyone! Haven't been round these parts for a good while.

Well, after many months of work, my site is finally ready for public scrutiny.

Presenting OzzDesign (http://www.ozzdesign.com/)
...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jan 16, 2006 at 09:24 PM, in GUI Customization
Here... 418 Views / 2 Replies  
Here (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/10192). :)
Posted by Ozzpot, on Nov 28, 2005 at 02:54 PM, in GUI Customization
That's a bit weird! My sister's old guitar... 373 Views / 1 Replies  
That's a bit weird!

My sister's old guitar amp used to receive a Russian radio transmission when it was in a certain place.

And my Aunt has an egg timer that channels the spirits of dead cats...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Sep 5, 2005 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ROFL OMG n00bZ! or whatever. Congrats on... 569 Views / 9 Replies  
ROFL OMG n00bZ! or whatever.

Congrats on your new iMac. I don't know what you mean by "Mac Friendly" or "Supporting Tiger" in reference to a broadband connection. I fail to see how such a thing...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 26, 2005 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think it does matter in things like iBooks. I... 409 Views / 3 Replies  
I think it does matter in things like iBooks. I had trouble when I upgraded mine to the extent that the RAM type, capacity and speed were all compatible, but it was double sided and not single sided...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 26, 2005 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Unless the world of computers has changed in the... 409 Views / 3 Replies  
Unless the world of computers has changed in the last few months, I think you'll find iBook RAM to be COMPLETELY DIFFERENT to iMac RAM. Physically half the size for a start.

Buying RAM for Macs is...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 26, 2005 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
I am at work right now, so can't check the model... 750 Views / 6 Replies  
I am at work right now, so can't check the model number, but I was wrong, it is D-Link, not Linksys.

I bought the pack here in the UK. The sde of the box said it was PC and Mac Compatible, but it...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 26, 2005 at 07:44 AM, in Networking
I bought a Linksys Wireless ADSL Router recently... 750 Views / 6 Replies  
I bought a Linksys Wireless ADSL Router recently because my old modem went bang. It came bundled with a USB WiFi adapter (with drivers for Windows only).

Now, my existing network consisted of just...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 26, 2005 at 06:26 AM, in Networking
Yeah I know some people have reported issues, but... 3,796 Views / 43 Replies  
Yeah I know some people have reported issues, but I use 2 iMac G5s myself, one at work (a RevA) and one at home (a RevB), and aside from the CPUs being a little on the warm side, there have been no...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 24, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
10.5? I'd like to upgrade to that too but we'll... 932 Views / 17 Replies  
10.5? I'd like to upgrade to that too but we'll both have to wait a couple of years for it to be released!


Actually, unlike the World of Wintel, each edition of Mac OSX tends to be slightly...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 24, 2005 at 10:00 AM, in GUI Customization
Physically, I don't see why not. iMac G5s are... 3,796 Views / 43 Replies  
Physically, I don't see why not. iMac G5s are very compact and don't have heating issues or anything like that, so it should be viable to make a G5 mini.

But the whole Intel switch thing makes me...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 24, 2005 at 08:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
I believe I corresponded via eMail with him once,... 932 Views / 17 Replies  
I believe I corresponded via eMail with him once, a very long time ago. Other than eMailing him, which you have done, I don't know what else you could do. I can't think of any site that would still...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 24, 2005 at 04:41 AM, in GUI Customization
My RevB iMac G5 2.0ghz 17" runs at about 85°C... 2,195 Views / 37 Replies  
My RevB iMac G5 2.0ghz 17" runs at about 85°C normally, and often tops 100°C (232°F) during heavy Photoshop sessions for example. The fans run full blast for a while afterwards to cool it down, other...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 17, 2005 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was quite late in owning my own computer. I was... 786 Views / 14 Replies  
I was quite late in owning my own computer. I was not introduced to computers until at the age of about 10 (about 1989 I think) my school got an "RM Nimbus" I think it was a 286 or something, running...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 12, 2005 at 08:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
I use a RevA G5 iMac (17", 1.6ghz, 512mb RAM) at... 1,346 Views / 22 Replies  
I use a RevA G5 iMac (17", 1.6ghz, 512mb RAM) at work, and have my own RevB G5 iMac (17", 2.0ghz, 1gb RAM) at home.

A adore my iMac. It is lightning fast at the tasks I usually use it for which is...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 12, 2005 at 04:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
My little strawberry iMacDV (G3) 400 is over 5... 532 Views / 5 Replies  
My little strawberry iMacDV (G3) 400 is over 5 years old, and still going strong. It has never had any problems other than when it was struck by lightning once! (the modem got fried and that's it).
...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Aug 8, 2005 at 06:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry to be pedantic, but I really wish people... 16,032 Views / 120 Replies  
Sorry to be pedantic, but I really wish people would say "Aliens" instead of "UFO". UFO means "Unidentified Flying Object". So by definition if you see something in the air and can't work out what it...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 25, 2005 at 11:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The only problem I have had with a Mac (and my... 1,400 Views / 20 Replies  
The only problem I have had with a Mac (and my only experience of AppleCare) was in 2001 when my iMacDV 400 was struck by lightning. A direct hit on the phone line immediately outside my bedroom blew...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 25, 2005 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
My comments: • The standard RAM Apple supply... 1,400 Views / 20 Replies  
My comments:

• The standard RAM Apple supply with all their machines is better than it was, but still woefully inadequate.
• Apple's standards are slipping a little in an effort to be competitive...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 25, 2005 at 04:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Any version of Photoshop, even Elements, should... 616 Views / 3 Replies  
Any version of Photoshop, even Elements, should be able to do this.

This is how it is done:

• Create your logo or whatever. Make it one solid, hard, colour - black is best.

• Flatten it...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 22, 2005 at 07:48 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
You don't. If you have the "colorize dock... 6,268 Views / 82 Replies  
You don't.

If you have the "colorize dock background" checkbox UNCHECKED in cleardock, it just makes the dock background completely transparent. Even with the dock shadow enabled via TinkerTool or...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 18, 2005 at 11:47 AM, in GUI Customization
I have 1gb in my iMac G5 2.0ghz 17". Most of the... 564 Views / 4 Replies  
I have 1gb in my iMac G5 2.0ghz 17". Most of the time I have Safari, Mail, Photoshop CS, iTunes, iPulse, plus a few other apps and LOADS of haxies running. I also sometimes play UT2004, which runs...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 18, 2005 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
What do you mean "disconnected the hard drive?"... 377 Views / 2 Replies  
What do you mean "disconnected the hard drive?" You mean you physically unplugged the hard drive? You shouldn't have to do this.

Have you tried simply putting the CD in and rebooting while holding...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 18, 2005 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
I switched to Macs back in 2000, a short while... 752 Views / 9 Replies  
I switched to Macs back in 2000, a short while before OSX was out. Even in those OS9 days it was clear to me that Macs were a step ahead of Windows PCs. Once OSX came along (especially Jaguar) Macs...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 18, 2005 at 06:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A "straight up iBook" does not make sense. Either... 768 Views / 16 Replies  
A "straight up iBook" does not make sense. Either it is a G3 or it is a G4. One or the other.

It does sound like a logic board failure though. It seems to be the most common major problem with...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 15, 2005 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Never heard THAT before! O_o 370 Views / 7 Replies  
Never heard THAT before! O_o
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 13, 2005 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine says: "I yearn to thee who art darkness... 1,288 Views / 36 Replies  
Mine says:

"I yearn to thee who art darkness in thy rising".

I was into a lot of black metal and stuff at the time. It is a line from a Cradle of Filth song. Probably originates elsewhere.
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 13, 2005 at 11:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
• HandelGotDLig • Eurostile • Myriad Apple ... 956 Views / 10 Replies  
• HandelGotDLig
• Eurostile
• Myriad Apple
• Helvetica Neue
• Trebuchet MS

AFAIK, the first four are commercial, so you'd have to buy them online, or download them P2P (but I didn't say that)....
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 13, 2005 at 09:51 AM, in GUI Customization
As far as I understand it, ever since Tiger was... 639 Views / 12 Replies  
As far as I understand it, ever since Tiger was released copies of Tiger that ship with Macs (OEM copies) can...

a). Only legally be installed on the computer they shipped with
b). Only...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 11, 2005 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The next generation of Macs will superconduct at... 601 Views / 8 Replies  
The next generation of Macs will superconduct at room temperature. :-P
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 1, 2005 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have an old iMacDV (G3) 400. It has no fans. ... 601 Views / 8 Replies  
I have an old iMacDV (G3) 400. It has no fans.

It is my first mac, is now about 5 years old, and not a day has passed when you couldn't fry an egg on the thing. I'd estimate it runs at about...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jul 1, 2005 at 07:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Personally, I would get a slim and lightweight... 653 Views / 4 Replies  
Personally, I would get a slim and lightweight sleeve to put it in, something like neoprene, and then carry that in a backpack/rucksack whatever you wanna call it. The reason why most people over...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jun 29, 2005 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
lol. I have it on good authority that someone... 2,668 Views / 5 Replies  
lol. I have it on good authority that someone once put an iBook in the dishwasher after spilling cola all over it. They figured they couldn't possibly fook the thing more than it already was, and it...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jun 29, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Assuming he or she may be classified an... 2,668 Views / 5 Replies  
Assuming he or she may be classified an arthropod, I wouldn't worry about it. There's probably a lot more in there that you didn't happen to see crawl in. Imagine that. As far as I know, there are no...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jun 29, 2005 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Weirdest. Thread. Ever. Seriously, I use... 2,248 Views / 36 Replies  
Weirdest. Thread. Ever.

Seriously, I use Q-tips pretty much every day after I come out of the shower, but I am very gentle and don't go in very far. It is true that people try to go in too far and...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jun 27, 2005 at 11:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have seen this a lot on other products, mostly... 1,231 Views / 13 Replies  
I have seen this a lot on other products, mostly cheaper brands of walkman, and usually only after a few months of "wear and tear".

The fact that new iMac G5s seem prone to it indicates rather...
Posted by Ozzpot, on Jun 27, 2005 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
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