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FYI: MSN has reduced hte # of versions of... 1,492 Views / 9 Replies  
FYI:

MSN has reduced hte # of versions of messenger that can connect for security reasons. Its possible that the only versions that work are for os X not sure.

this is on the messenger for mac...
Posted by jwest, on Sep 26, 2003 at 11:07 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
" 5. More & smarter contextual menus. 6.... 14,079 Views / 164 Replies  
" 5. More & smarter contextual menus.

6. Minimize in place.

7. Ability to log on as yourself from a remote machine (ie to use your user folder from a remote machine).

8. Ability to use...
Posted by jwest, on Aug 23, 2003 at 12:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Sweet! glad to hear about the grape and flower... 28,637 Views / 276 Replies  
Sweet! glad to hear about the grape and flower power! My wife is waiting with baited breath for the flower power one.

Thanks again for the sweet product!

heck, now that my ibook looks...
Posted by jwest, on Aug 18, 2003 at 11:27 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I've had several rev. a machines. From a beige... 12,944 Views / 111 Replies  
I've had several rev. a machines. From a beige G3, rev a (awesome machine) to a blueberry ibook.. very sweet to my current ibook (dual usb).

I plan, however, to wait until the rev b of the g5...
Posted by jwest, on Aug 18, 2003 at 08:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Case Sensitive File System - 10.3 1,240 Views / 34 Replies  
OS 10.3 Panther.

I read today that it would have the option (feature?) of having cas a sensitive file system.

While I understand the potential value of the system I can't help but like the...
Posted by jwest, on Aug 4, 2003 at 07:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok.. just had a suggestion from my wife. She... 28,637 Views / 276 Replies  
Ok.. just had a suggestion from my wife. She wants flower power skinz for the ibook and the tower.. She'd definately buy one of each!

Cmon macskinz give the gal flower power!

thx again, Jeff
Posted by jwest, on Jul 29, 2003 at 12:12 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Thank you so much for making skinz for the... 28,637 Views / 276 Replies  
Thank you so much for making skinz for the ibooks. I have one of the blue ones with the window and they are great.. thin and easy to install. Totally changed the look of my scratched up 2001 ibook!!!...
Posted by jwest, on Jul 28, 2003 at 11:23 PM, in Hardware Hacking
12" problems - getting better? 1,605 Views / 21 Replies  
I've been dying to replace my 2001 ibook with a new 12" since they were released.

The amount of issues people had dissuaded me from buying one thus far. The release of the G5s was awesome and I'm...
Posted by jwest, on Jul 2, 2003 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The new G5's case is very interesting. Can't say... 4,751 Views / 93 Replies  
The new G5's case is very interesting. Can't say I love the cheese grater look. Like the sides and the handles though.

I just hope that it is as fast as they say. Either way it will be a while...
Posted by jwest, on Jun 28, 2003 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well while the B&W was a sweet machine I would... 3,895 Views / 80 Replies  
Well while the B&W was a sweet machine I would say the 8/9600's were some of the sweetest machines.

But fear not.. i won't recommend the pm 7100.. :brick: used one for a year. I was thankful to...
Posted by jwest, on May 20, 2003 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Loved the movie.. few things though: ... 8,783 Views / 308 Replies  
Loved the movie..

few things though:

slow start.. not at all what I expected.

Fight scenes went too long.. but were cool.

the cgi neo was not nearly as good as the cgi smith... sad.
Posted by jwest, on May 19, 2003 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Panther Requests 1,129 Views / 48 Replies  
Well while I am partial to the aqua interface I'd like to see some options. We have the aqua or gray option for colors how about aqua, brushed metal or classic appearences.

Oh and are we every...
Posted by jwest, on May 19, 2003 at 12:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Original iBook 500 compared to new 900 1,066 Views / 11 Replies  
Currently my laptop is a 2001 dual usb ibook 500. It is becoming increasingly slow as time goes on and is frustrating.

How does the 900mhz model stack up. Is it a worthwhile upgrade or should I...
Posted by jwest, on May 18, 2003 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powermac 8500 as server 811 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife and I are currently using a PowerMac 8500 (with a 200mhz 604e) as our file server.

Question 1) I keep randomly encountering an error with file name length. I know that there is a...
Posted by jwest, on May 17, 2003 at 02:08 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Poll: While I'm still quite happy with my dual 450... 2,928 Views / 72 Replies  
While I'm still quite happy with my dual 450 tower I am very intrigued by the potential performance boost with the 970.

If they pan out then I'll most certainly be buying.

Here's hoping!

...
Posted by jwest, on May 17, 2003 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Damaged User Profile 315 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife's user profile on her cube (OS 10.2.5) has become damaged. The screen colors are inverted ( caused by a severe game crash). :brick:

I need to find out either

a) how to fix the issue ...
Posted by jwest, on May 16, 2003 at 01:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I hear your frustration. Having purchased the... 469 Views / 15 Replies  
I hear your frustration. Having purchased the BETA, the 'second beta' 10.0.0 and waited eagerly for 10.1 I am very frustrated by the 'eternal' delay to get the OS that is going to get Apple on the...
Posted by jwest, on Oct 9, 2001 at 02:33 AM, in Mac OS X
I hear your frustration. Having purchased the... 469 Views / 15 Replies  
I hear your frustration. Having purchased the BETA, the 'second beta' 10.0.0 and waited eagerly for 10.1 I am very frustrated by the 'eternal' delay to get the OS that is going to get Apple on the...
Posted by jwest, on Oct 9, 2001 at 02:32 AM, in Mac OS X
I've heard that you can put in pc100 in a beige... 494 Views / 15 Replies  
I've heard that you can put in pc100 in a beige g3 but haven't read any 'authoritative' confirmation. I'd love to know.. I have a beige G3 266 and a 400mhz zif processor that makes my current ram...
Posted by jwest, on Mar 11, 2000 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is the logic board only having issues with the... 193 Views / 1 Replies  
Is the logic board only having issues with the mouse?? Otherwise its fine?

My G3 266dt has a fried ethernet port and I'm not in the mood to spend $400 to replace the logic board. I'm using a...
Posted by jwest, on Dec 7, 1999 at 11:18 PM, in Marketplace
I upgraded my G3 266dt by replacing the int. 4gb... 282 Views / 5 Replies  
I upgraded my G3 266dt by replacing the int. 4gb drive with a Quantum 7200rpm ata66 drive.. talk about a major performance improvement.. very well worth the upgrade!!

Jeff
Posted by jwest, on Dec 7, 1999 at 11:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
doing the full QT install got rid of the -1... 303 Views / 8 Replies  
doing the full QT install got rid of the -1 error.. but the digitizing window still shows nothing and 'video on' is not an option.. greyed out. grrr..

I'm at a loss. The video input is...
Posted by jwest, on Aug 29, 1999 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
The 1400 doesn't have ethernet built in but does... 487 Views / 3 Replies  
The 1400 doesn't have ethernet built in but does have scsi. Does you G3 have a scsi card? If so use the scsi disk mode on the powerbook.

Jeff
Posted by jwest, on Aug 12, 1999 at 11:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm unable to get it to work on my G3.. I ran the... 303 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm unable to get it to work on my G3.. I ran the diags and it tells me to reinstall the interview software.. I've done it 6 times.. and I have tried booting with minimal extensions etc.. I keep...
Posted by jwest, on Aug 12, 1999 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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