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Thanks! Wow i feel quite dumb now... :( ... 437 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks! Wow i feel quite dumb now... :(

However, I think there is a flaw in the implementation. The reason I noticed is because I just wanted to select a plain color from apple's "Solid Colors"...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 19, 2004 at 01:04 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm on 10.3.2, btw. 437 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm on 10.3.2, btw.
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 19, 2004 at 12:42 AM, in Mac OS X
System Preferences screwed up!!! (or am i insane?) 437 Views / 4 Replies  
Take a look at this:

http://img78.photobucket.com/albums/v238/ddmmdd/syspref.jpg

Isn't there supposed to be a popup list to select whether I want my desktop background...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 19, 2004 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
To clarify his point, I think he was referring to... 2,847 Views / 63 Replies  
To clarify his point, I think he was referring to the "cornered-in" .Mac pricing screwing him. So he wants to "screw" Apple back by pirating 10.2. I'm not giving an opinion as to good v. bad, just...
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 14, 2002 at 11:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey, how in the world do you "eject" on one of... 2,867 Views / 55 Replies  
Hey, how in the world do you "eject" on one of these things? I don't see buttons, and with two separate optical drives wouldn't that be a little difficult with the one-eject-buttoned ProKeyboard?
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 13, 2002 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow, you guys are funny. :eek: According to... 2,607 Views / 27 Replies  
Wow, you guys are funny. :eek: According to Occam's razor it SHOULD just be a standard Studio Display in funny lighting. To test this theory, I pulled out my S110, turned up the lights in my room,...
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 7, 2002 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
21x15x13.5" for the Cube's box exactly. I have an... 633 Views / 6 Replies  
21x15x13.5" for the Cube's box exactly. I have an ACD15, so I can't help ya there. :p
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 7, 2002 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 852 Views / 24 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by typoon:
<strong>I thought...
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 1, 2002 at 12:30 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 585 Views / 28 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">(SAN DIEGO, CA - July 22, 2002) - Its sleek,...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 23, 2002 at 12:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Okay, I'll try to lock onto the test signal... 405 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, I'll try to lock onto the test signal tomorrow morning then.

I'm not sure what a DTH dish is (are those the small DirectTV ones?), but I have a big ~4 foot one, so I hope it works!

...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 16, 2002 at 09:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
MWNY last minute satellite help! 405 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a digital system, just got it actually. Coincidentally, I already have it pointed at Telstar 5, which is one of the satellites listed:

Keynote:

- Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO
- When:...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 16, 2002 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 363 Views / 12 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by cwasko:
<strong>...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 15, 2002 at 09:01 AM, in Mac OS X
I'm having the same exact problem on my 3+ month... 348 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm having the same exact problem on my 3+ month old iPod! ARGHHH!!!! :mad: So, what exactly should I bring to the Apple Store? Just the iPod? Reciept? Box?

Does anyone know if this issue is...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 3, 2002 at 02:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 528 Views / 39 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by moki:
<strong>...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 30, 2002 at 10:01 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 528 Views / 39 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Spheric Harlot:
<strong>...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 30, 2002 at 03:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I like the look, though I'm still getting used to... 1,700 Views / 169 Replies  
I like the look, though I'm still getting used to it a little. I think it makes the buttons and sliders look a lot more like buttons instead of like clicking on Advil gelcaps that feel like they're...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 27, 2002 at 07:20 PM, in Mac OS X
I just yesterday bought the SmartDisk Portable... 384 Views / 12 Replies  
I just yesterday bought the SmartDisk Portable 8x8x20x CD-RW FireWire Drive for my Cube at the Apple Store... I couldn't stay away from the $99 price tag, not to mention that it's tiny, bus powered,...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 26, 2002 at 08:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmmmm... No. I assure you it was not for that! ... 377 Views / 2 Replies  
Hmmmm... No. I assure you it was not for that! <img border="0" alt="[Skeptical]" title="" src="graemlins/bugeye.gif" />
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 19, 2002 at 10:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Pro Keyboard maintenance tip... 377 Views / 2 Replies  
The Pro Keyboard on my Cube is nearing it's second birthday, and I was beginning to feel and hear its age. It gets very heavy use, so its 'return,' 'shift,' 'space,' and 'delete' keys were getting...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 14, 2002 at 06:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I noticed that it seems to be the volume set in... 326 Views / 4 Replies  
I noticed that it seems to be the volume set in OS 9. I'm on a Cube, and when I left OS 9's volume really hight once, the chime was at the same volume. I had to go back to OS 9 and leave the volume...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 13, 2002 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Can someone tell me why Mail.app can't just be... 424 Views / 11 Replies  
Can someone tell me why Mail.app can't just be intelligent enough to try to RECONNECT??!!! This bug really irks me and I already sent feedback. I mean, if the network goes down and mail becomes...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 10, 2002 at 10:43 PM, in Applications
Yes, I would also like to know. I had this... 378 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, I would also like to know. I had this problem recently with songs also d/led off of AG. Strangely enough, all the problematic songs were from the same artist. What I did as an inelegant...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 8, 2002 at 08:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hmmm... I think this must be related to the... 295 Views / 4 Replies  
Hmmm... I think this must be related to the 10.1.5 update. I have NEVER had ANY problems with the iMic, and two days after installing the update and plugging in the iMic, the same problem occurs....
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 8, 2002 at 08:11 PM, in Mac OS X
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 798 Views / 42 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by superblue:
<strong>One...
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 3, 2002 at 03:25 PM, in Applications
wait, is that some kind of touchpad scroller i... 439 Views / 9 Replies  
wait, is that some kind of touchpad scroller i see? cool! :)
Posted by davidmd, on Jun 2, 2002 at 02:02 PM, in Mac OS X
This better not be what the tower looks like for... 755 Views / 43 Replies  
This better not be what the tower looks like for one reason: that damn exposed speaker! Not only do I dislike the way it looks even on the current QuickSilver case, but it truly pains me to see all...
Posted by davidmd, on May 31, 2002 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
iPod pops between tracks??? 428 Views / 2 Replies  
I just got a new iPod 5GB and am running it with the 1.1 firmware update. Needless to say, it's absolutely amazing!! However, there is a slight pop/crackle (not too noticeable) between tracks... is...
Posted by davidmd, on Apr 8, 2002 at 08:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I really think making the iPod more scratch... 416 Views / 22 Replies  
I really think making the iPod more scratch resistant should be the top priority for Apple right now. That is currently the only thing keeping me from it, because I hold out hope that they will fix...
Posted by davidmd, on Feb 23, 2002 at 02:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
YES! YES! YES!!!!!! took long enough, but it's... 409 Views / 17 Replies  
YES! YES! YES!!!!!! took long enough, but it's finally here! WOO-HOO! (yet another step for OS X in becoming the fully functional OS it knows it will be) :)

davidmd
Posted by davidmd, on Jan 17, 2002 at 09:24 PM, in Mac OS X
wow. i'm dumb... guess i should have tried that... 336 Views / 3 Replies  
wow. i'm dumb... guess i should have tried that before I presumed it dead! I suppose unplugging it is the important part. Anyway, glad to see that my problem is fixed, thanks!

davidmd
Posted by davidmd, on Jan 2, 2002 at 09:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Did OS X kill my printer? Is it possible? 336 Views / 3 Replies  
I know this has to do with a printer and does not completely relate to OS X, but I am wondering if OS X could have killed my printer. I went to print a simple site today on my year-old Epson 777 when...
Posted by davidmd, on Jan 2, 2002 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Another nice feature: finally, iTunes listens to... 665 Views / 48 Replies  
Another nice feature: finally, iTunes listens to front clicks and DOES NOT bring itself to the front when clicked in MINI mode. Very nice feature.... now I can use it in Word and not have formatting...
Posted by davidmd, on Dec 14, 2001 at 09:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Which version of OS X are you using? The US... 517 Views / 6 Replies  
Which version of OS X are you using? The US version does not have built in chinese input... I tried. However, there a third party plug-in from unidocsys.com that allows for it. It's not that great,...
Posted by davidmd, on Dec 12, 2001 at 11:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone know if there's a hack to shut that... 360 Views / 10 Replies  
Does anyone know if there's a hack to shut that damn bouncing off of the AIM icon?! This is THE clincher for me, as it makes my computer basically useless until I attend to the new message, and since...
Posted by davidmd, on Dec 3, 2001 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Wow... pretty nice! :) Just tried this... 630 Views / 44 Replies  
Wow... pretty nice! :)

Just tried this little COCOA app and love it... works exactly as the satellite should. (minus the small exception of sharing) Great job!

davidmd
Posted by davidmd, on Nov 23, 2001 at 10:48 PM, in Mac OS X
i see no reason not to have it, as it fits with... 392 Views / 5 Replies  
i see no reason not to have it, as it fits with the menu metaphor:

File menu: document wide settings
Application menu: application wide settings
Apple menu: system wide settings

where else...
Posted by davidmd, on Nov 21, 2001 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
what is wrong with the chinese? the titles of... 568 Views / 26 Replies  
what is wrong with the chinese? the titles of half my chinese songs turned into gibberish after playing them with iTunes 2.0.2! they were at least readable in 2.0.1... so much for proper unicode...
Posted by davidmd, on Nov 16, 2001 at 09:28 PM, in Mac OS X
yup... noticed that, too. it is true... hope they... 385 Views / 14 Replies  
yup... noticed that, too. it is true... hope they fix it. (not that i really mind, b/c i never ever sleep or power down my little box)

davidmd
Posted by davidmd, on Nov 10, 2001 at 09:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, it's not very funny at all. If you've... 436 Views / 15 Replies  
Actually, it's not very funny at all. If you've ever looked at Sony's MiniDisc line, you know that they include an attachable AA battery pack with all of their units (which use slim gum-stick-shaped...
Posted by davidmd, on Nov 7, 2001 at 01:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually guys... it isn't either. OmniWeb... 358 Views / 36 Replies  
Actually guys... it isn't either. OmniWeb SneakyPeek 4.1sp7 has the globe for it's icon, which is almost what is in the picture (see the north and south america and the little Cuba sticking off?),...
Posted by davidmd, on Nov 3, 2001 at 07:59 PM, in Mac OS X
I concur completely. In fact, I had already sent... 646 Views / 11 Replies  
I concur completely. In fact, I had already sent Apple feedback regarding this issue, and requesting the option to turn it off or change the effect. I think they should allow you to have the...
Posted by davidmd, on Oct 28, 2001 at 06:15 PM, in Mac OS X
digdog... seems from your coordinates you're from... 469 Views / 19 Replies  
digdog... seems from your coordinates you're from taiwan :cool:, so you probably know more about this than I do, but how do u actually use this input method? I'm used to using pinyin with OS9's...
Posted by davidmd, on Sep 22, 2001 at 03:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Wouldn't it be great if Apple could really stand... 406 Views / 21 Replies  
Wouldn't it be great if Apple could really stand behind the OmniGroup and give them all the funding they wanted? It's a great browser, but the compatibility just isn't there. I mean, if it's one...
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 27, 2001 at 02:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Simple: You don't. There are none! :p 385 Views / 18 Replies  
Simple: You don't. There are none! :p
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 11, 2001 at 10:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Okay... I just fainted on the floor from... 1,147 Views / 120 Replies  
Okay... I just fainted on the floor from laughter! That is one of the BIGGEST JOKES I've ever seen! WHAT the heck is that?!!!!!! :eek: :confused:

davidmd
Posted by davidmd, on Aug 4, 2001 at 04:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, www.bmw.com (http://www.bmw.com) the menus... 492 Views / 21 Replies  
Oh, www.bmw.com (http://www.bmw.com) the menus don't work... there are so many sites that don't work but I can't remember right now... Anyway, has anyone noticed the problem where images only half...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 31, 2001 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
i have it now... nothing new that i can see.... 354 Views / 5 Replies  
i have it now... nothing new that i can see. Can't wait for 4.1 though!

davidmd
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 31, 2001 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
Another benefit of Cocoa apps: (If carbon apps... 833 Views / 53 Replies  
Another benefit of Cocoa apps: (If carbon apps can do it, I haven't found one that does! :p ) You can actually use apps without having to select them first! This gets really annoying to me in what...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 28, 2001 at 10:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Actually, I'm almost absolutely certain that the... 596 Views / 33 Replies  
Actually, I'm almost absolutely certain that the machine Steve was using from the beginning of the keynote, and to demo OS X, had a new case. Strange, but I specifically remember noting that when...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 25, 2001 at 10:21 AM, in Mac OS X
OS X v10.1 to have Chinese? 374 Views / 4 Replies  
The only Asian language the US version of OS 10.0.0 has had so far has been Japanese. There was recently a seperate Chinese version released in Asia, but it isn't compatible with the US updates and...
Posted by davidmd, on Jul 23, 2001 at 11:52 AM, in Mac OS X
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