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I owned and used many Macs since the beige G3 and... 1,251 Views / 74 Replies  
I owned and used many Macs since the beige G3 and I own both a PC (Athlon XP 1800+ with Geforce 3), an iMac DV and (soon) an iBook 2. I've owned many Macs (Blue G3, iBook 1, PowerMac G4, Powerbook...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Nov 7, 2001 at 09:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I owned and used many Macs since the beige G3 and... 772 Views / 52 Replies  
I owned and used many Macs since the beige G3 and I own both a PC (Athlon XP 1800+ with Geforce 3), an iMac DV and (soon) an iBook 2. I've owned many Macs (Blue G3, iBook 1, PowerMac G4, Powerbook...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Nov 7, 2001 at 09:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry but I can't still use my 4th and 5th... 400 Views / 29 Replies  
Sorry but I can't still use my 4th and 5th buttons mouse in OS X :((
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Nov 6, 2001 at 07:44 AM, in Mac OS X
I think that's a nice feature, especially when... 400 Views / 29 Replies  
I think that's a nice feature, especially when you can send by email a folder with about 30 files in only one click.
You can also send them in the CDRW in one click or on the web.XP allows you to do...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Nov 6, 2001 at 07:39 AM, in Mac OS X
The help in XP is customizable too, you can turn... 400 Views / 29 Replies  
The help in XP is customizable too, you can turn off the little dog which gives you advices etc.
At least there is a tutorial in XP (it's built in Flash and it's pretty easy to learn). OS X lacks a...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Nov 6, 2001 at 07:36 AM, in Mac OS X
The most important thing is to have the... 400 Views / 29 Replies  
The most important thing is to have the choice...Win XP gives you a lot of choices, you can turn off ClearType, the shadows, all the effects etc.
You can also use a Classic theme if you don't like...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Nov 5, 2001 at 07:41 AM, in Mac OS X
It sounds to me like a 10.1 bug. You shouldn't... 370 Views / 6 Replies  
It sounds to me like a 10.1 bug. You shouldn't have to unplug the drive or anything else, it should be mounted after a few seconds when you plug your hard drive.

There seems to be a bug in...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Sep 23, 2001 at 07:10 AM, in Mac OS X
How did the "Make a SWF into a Screensaver" go... 430 Views / 5 Replies  
How did the "Make a SWF into a Screensaver" go for you guys?


You need a software from Screen Time, but it's pretty expensive. Then you will be able to transform a .fla or .swf in a screen saver...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Sep 23, 2001 at 07:05 AM, in Mac OS X
There seems to be a big problem/bug in 10.1 with... 337 Views / 1 Replies  
There seems to be a big problem/bug in 10.1 with some Firewire Hard Drive brands...You can't do anything except unplug, turn off and plug the HD again. And it's pretty annoying especially after sleep...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Sep 23, 2001 at 06:54 AM, in Mac OS X
If you can wait...then wait ;) With USB 2,... 368 Views / 12 Replies  
If you can wait...then wait ;)
With USB 2, Firewire 2 and Airport 2 coming it's certainly wiser to wait a few months.
I don't think we will have G5 in January, maybe in May or June 2002...If you...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Sep 18, 2001 at 11:59 AM, in Mac OS X
If you can wait...then wait ;) With USB 2,... 516 Views / 20 Replies  
If you can wait...then wait ;)
With USB 2, Firewire 2 and Airport 2 coming it's certainly wiser to wait a few months.
I don't think we will have G5 in January, maybe in May or June 2002...If you...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Sep 18, 2001 at 11:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sure. But they should give two different... 413 Views / 5 Replies  
Sure. But they should give two different installers, one for OS 9 and another for OS X. The main problem is Carbon apps which use the same installer for both 9 and X.

Anyway, when 10.1 will be...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 23, 2001 at 04:30 PM, in Developer Center
It depends the way it's done...DOS needed all the... 497 Views / 13 Replies  
It depends the way it's done...DOS needed all the files because you had to edit autoexec.bat and config.sys most of the time in order to make boot disks and so.
Windows 95 was pretty bad because it...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 23, 2001 at 01:20 PM, in Mac OS X
A letter to Mac developers... 413 Views / 5 Replies  
Since Mac OS X was released , we have seen a lot of applications most of them from new Mac developers.
It's great, especially for web apps, a lot of choice is good for Apple and its users...
BUT,...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 23, 2001 at 01:00 PM, in Developer Center
Great for American people, totally useless for... 522 Views / 38 Replies  
Great for American people, totally useless for the rest of the world. When will Apple care about the rest of the world ???

OS X 10.1 is still not localized even in French or German, most of the OS...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 21, 2001 at 09:37 AM, in Mac OS X
??? It works since the 10.0 version ! I have... 329 Views / 5 Replies  
???

It works since the 10.0 version ! I have no problems to boot and use 10.4 on my external Firewire HD on my Tibook 400.

I didn't see any problems since then and it's even faster than the...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 21, 2001 at 09:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Limewire is a nice Gnutella client especially for... 616 Views / 11 Replies  
Limewire is a nice Gnutella client especially for none mp3 files but I find it quite unstable and pretty slow...Gnutella network is the main problem, it's not as fast as Napster was.
...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 21, 2001 at 08:58 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Audiogalaxy (MacSatellite) is the best one, it's... 616 Views / 11 Replies  
Audiogalaxy (MacSatellite) is the best one, it's fast, there is a lot of songs (IMO more than Napster). You can also add songs to a wish list and it will find them for you. You can download the song...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 21, 2001 at 08:56 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I don't use them a lot because actual services... 522 Views / 38 Replies  
I don't use them a lot because actual services are bad. I mean, you can't access them via Carbon or Classic apps and most of the time they are useless or don't work well.

If you want how great...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 20, 2001 at 07:50 AM, in Mac OS X
I agree, I think the only big advantages now for... 825 Views / 68 Replies  
I agree, I think the only big advantages now for the Mac is Apple Applications (iMovie, FCP, iTunes...). They are better than Microsoft ones and most of the time are free. But Apple doesn't make...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 13, 2001 at 07:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Macrovision Safeaudio (as I already said) has... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
Macrovision Safeaudio (as I already said) has been bypassed on the PC side (with Windows 95/98)...With a special vxd, you can access the .wav files (like the .aiff on the Mac) and you can actually...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 12, 2001 at 01:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple can't but many Unix and open source... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
Apple can't but many Unix and open source developers will as they don't care about laws...

I wonder what will become iTunes without the rip and burn ???
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 10, 2001 at 04:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes but how can you make copies for private use... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
Yes but how can you make copies for private use if there is some copy protection ??? It goes against the law isn't it ? Is the DMCA law was voted under the Clinton government ???? How can such a law...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 10, 2001 at 04:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Do you think Apple will make that ? I doubt... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
Do you think Apple will make that ? I doubt it...Anyway this is the only solution if they want to keep iTunes useful, without rip and burn, iTunes will only be a MP3 player ;)

You're right,...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 10, 2001 at 03:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Is it true ???? :( In France, we don't have... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
Is it true ???? :(

In France, we don't have that...yet ! So the law allows us to make copies of the CDs we own, so if there is a protection, I think it's against the law and we can bypass it.
...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 10, 2001 at 03:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually there are two copy protection systems :... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
Actually there are two copy protection systems : one from Macrovision and another from Midbar (in Europe).

Midbar protection system can be bypassed using the Clony software for Windows...Info from...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 10, 2001 at 07:18 AM, in Mac OS X
It works that way ??? Can you actually see... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
It works that way ???

Can you actually see the .aiff files in the finder ? If so, their copy protection system is really crappy !

Can you still copy the CD with Toast ?
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 10, 2001 at 07:06 AM, in Mac OS X
Don't worry that much about SafeAudio, it will... 766 Views / 49 Replies  
Don't worry that much about SafeAudio, it will certainly be cracked i na few weeks.

Macrovision is pure crap, it's marketing bull**** and nothing more. ALL their copy protection systems have...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 10, 2001 at 06:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes, 6.1 is great, it runs fast on my Tibook,... 409 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes, 6.1 is great, it runs fast on my Tibook, faster than IE or Omniweb. GUI is cool especially modern one, icons are nice. It's very stable, more than 6 was.


Search tool and sidebar is pretty...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 9, 2001 at 06:11 PM, in Mac OS X
According to Macgeneration.com, it's pretty good.... 360 Views / 1 Replies  
According to Macgeneration.com, it's pretty good.

But without Wacom drivers it's totally useless :(
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 8, 2001 at 03:41 PM, in Applications
Is there any ads in the DVD ??? Most of the time,... 1,217 Views / 132 Replies  
Is there any ads in the DVD ??? Most of the time, magazines paid their DVD/CD with sponsor or ads so they can give free CD/DVD for nothing.

IMO OS X 10.0 was cheap enough, you know how Micro$oft...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 7, 2001 at 09:14 AM, in Mac OS X
The problem is not the CD pressing cost but the... 1,217 Views / 132 Replies  
The problem is not the CD pressing cost but the shipping ! Maybe it's cheap in the US, it's not at all in Europe, it's very expensive and 20$ is nothing to send a CD box via express postal.

And if...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 7, 2001 at 09:07 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't know the situation in the US but in... 1,217 Views / 132 Replies  
I don't know the situation in the US but in Europe, Apple send all their products from Cork in Ireland by TNT Express (it's like Fed Ex or UPS) even the smallest CD is sent like this...This is VERY...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 7, 2001 at 09:03 AM, in Mac OS X
You just need to launch the app, select New,... 456 Views / 24 Replies  
You just need to launch the app, select New, choose the .log or .txt file you want and here we go.

With the inspector window you can change the font parameters and window size...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 7, 2001 at 03:55 AM, in Applications
I had the problem once...OS X changed my Internet... 299 Views / 3 Replies  
I had the problem once...OS X changed my Internet connection. I use Airport usually but it was changed to "internal modem" so I couldn't connect !

Check your System Preferences / network...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 6, 2001 at 01:08 PM, in Mac OS X
It's not a problem of lack of place for second... 719 Views / 41 Replies  
It's not a problem of lack of place for second optical drive, but the lack of place for a second 5,25" IDE or SCSI device..

Why put a 3,25" place for Zip drives ? That's the main complain. Apple...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 3, 2001 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree. The new Quicksilver G4 is a good deal... 719 Views / 41 Replies  
I agree. The new Quicksilver G4 is a good deal especially the 867 and the bi800 if you go BTO and don't take extra Ram or HD. I do think too that Apple is doing better now than a few months ago,...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 3, 2001 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
No, you can't...You have to reboot to do that :(... 299 Views / 4 Replies  
No, you can't...You have to reboot to do that :(

But you don't lose your configuration when you put the mac to sleep.

I hope 10.1 will fix that...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 3, 2001 at 01:21 PM, in Mac OS X
10.1 update is FREE, but shipping is not ! ... 534 Views / 47 Replies  
10.1 update is FREE, but shipping is not !

If you don't wanna pay $20 for 3 or 4 CDs, it's VERY simple, borrow the CDs from a friend which bought it and copy it. It's totally legal if you have...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 3, 2001 at 10:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Desktop Console and more... 456 Views / 24 Replies  
I've just tried Desktop Console, it's really a great app. I don't use it for console.log but for others .txt files...

But I was wondering if you know where I can find an app for OS X which goes on...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 3, 2001 at 09:33 AM, in Applications
You have dual monitor problems with 10.0.4 ? ... 299 Views / 4 Replies  
You have dual monitor problems with 10.0.4 ?
It works well for me, I use a dual screen configuration, and I don't have any problems when my Tibook goes to sleep...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 3, 2001 at 04:18 AM, in Mac OS X
You may write to Apple too ;) I mean, it's... 1,000 Views / 71 Replies  
You may write to Apple too ;)
I mean, it's normal that Microsoft is using Aqua, they just follow the guidelines...It's great to see some companies acutally follow them.
Have you tried Hotline...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 2, 2001 at 01:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes you'll see a huuuuuuuuuge difference but it... 541 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes you'll see a huuuuuuuuuge difference but it will be better under OS X than under OS 9...OS X is really built for MP.

But even under OS 9 it will scream especially with the RAM, HD and graphic...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, the problem is that Apple has just... 444 Views / 19 Replies  
Actually, the problem is that Apple has just released an iBook about half the price of the Tibook with the same Hard Drive space and the same graphic card...That's the only thing really not cool....
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mediocre resolution ???? The Tibook screen is... 571 Views / 31 Replies  
Mediocre resolution ???? The Tibook screen is just perfect for video editon or any pro app...

I hope they won't NEVER release a Tibook with a higher resolution, it would be unreadable and you...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are u talking about iBook ??? because the... 571 Views / 31 Replies  
Are u talking about iBook ??? because the Powerbook G4 can handle two screens without any problems...

iBook will certainly never handle two screens.
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 2, 2001 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sure, because english language doesn't need a lot... 4,116 Views / 271 Replies  
Sure, because english language doesn't need a lot of special caracters. But for french, german or spanish, those special caracters
are very useful, we even couldn't say anything without them ;)
...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 2, 2001 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sound sets...yes, I miss them a lot :( ... 319 Views / 5 Replies  
Sound sets...yes, I miss them a lot :(

Themes...no way for me, the first apple themes were so ugly, they looked like they were designed by windows GUI makers. Maybe just more colors like grape...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 1, 2001 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
I didn't know that when I bought it... !!! ... 444 Views / 19 Replies  
I didn't know that when I bought it... !!!

But I don't care because it doesn't feel slow to me, I can do everything I did with my Powermac G4...

Maybe I'll upgrade my tibook later when the...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Aug 1, 2001 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I love the Dock and I don't want it to disappear.... 387 Views / 30 Replies  
I love the Dock and I don't want it to disappear. For me, it's one of the best gui widget i've seen for ages...It needs a little bit of improvements like tabs but it's already easy to use and pretty...
Posted by Lolo from Paris, on Jul 31, 2001 at 01:19 PM, in Mac OS X
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