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Actually it might be good for Apple to improve... 5,499 Views / 104 Replies  
Actually it might be good for Apple to improve its marketshare, even if just a little bit. I was thinking of the possible implications of what is perceived of the IDC report.

In real terms the...
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 28, 2004 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
I like the Ti better too. It's the gray edge that... 6,579 Views / 53 Replies  
I like the Ti better too. It's the gray edge that makes the Als look cheap. One reason why the Ti prob looks better is because the Ti has more details. The Al has a plane, bare finish.
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 24, 2004 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: iTunes COPYCAT... huh... from Taiwan 836 Views / 8 Replies  
So no non-Asian companies copy Apple?
Posted by daftpig, on Feb 24, 2004 at 08:47 AM, in Applications
Yes I get that too. Does your PB crash... 626 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes I get that too.

Does your PB crash somewhat frequently too? Coz I'm wondering if that missing file is the problem.. My crash log seems to indicate something amiss about the Radeon card.
Posted by daftpig, on Jan 20, 2004 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That article has been discussed before a LONG... 968 Views / 11 Replies  
That article has been discussed before a LONG time back.

Kindly do a search before an earnest post.

Regards,
kwokheng
Posted by daftpig, on Dec 1, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Unfortunately, if Apple hadn't stuck to an... 1,555 Views / 12 Replies  
Unfortunately, if Apple hadn't stuck to an obsession with aesthetics in line with "user experience", a Mac wouldn't be any different from Windows.

It is precisely an edge of perceptiveness that...
Posted by daftpig, on Nov 29, 2003 at 03:34 PM, in Mac OS X
The big deal, is that metal windows don't seem to... 1,555 Views / 12 Replies  
The big deal, is that metal windows don't seem to portray an inactive state even if it is inactive.

If you don't select Graphite under Sys Prefs>>General, the active plastic buttons don't seem...
Posted by daftpig, on Nov 29, 2003 at 03:54 AM, in Mac OS X
The main selling point for Macs is that "it just... 7,309 Views / 107 Replies  
The main selling point for Macs is that "it just works".
Posted by daftpig, on Nov 25, 2003 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried VLC? (Get from versiontracker) 497 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you tried VLC?

(Get from versiontracker)
Posted by daftpig, on Nov 17, 2003 at 12:02 PM, in Mac OS X
In addition, you write very well. That was very... 2,848 Views / 31 Replies  
In addition, you write very well. That was very very pleasant reading. ;)
Posted by daftpig, on Nov 11, 2003 at 11:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Not when your uni is one that gets to install XP... 11,311 Views / 99 Replies  
Not when your uni is one that gets to install XP Pro even before it is officially released in the country...

Or when your uni invites Ballmer over for a talk on cutting edge digital media...
Posted by daftpig, on Nov 5, 2003 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm.. I think upping the quality of free... 2,597 Views / 66 Replies  
Hmm..

I think upping the quality of free apps on the OS was in part a strategic move.

I've done some promos part-time. The iApps are really the kind of things you can demo to people. When you...
Posted by daftpig, on Oct 19, 2003 at 11:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Differences can certainly be discerned. But... 8,535 Views / 100 Replies  
Differences can certainly be discerned.

But this thread is discussing the extent to which the differences can be noted so as to eliminate, as much as possible, factors that could cause one's...
Posted by daftpig, on Oct 19, 2003 at 08:28 AM, in Mac OS X
some people disable Luna. while some have their... 8,535 Views / 100 Replies  
some people disable Luna.
while some have their eyes disabled.
Posted by daftpig, on Oct 19, 2003 at 08:15 AM, in Mac OS X
erm, no one here uses USBOverdrive? does... 51,369 Views / 279 Replies  
erm, no one here uses USBOverdrive?

does that work? thanks.
Posted by daftpig, on Oct 19, 2003 at 08:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Don't know how the rest feel. But I think... 2,597 Views / 66 Replies  
Don't know how the rest feel.

But I think the "Finder" was Macintosh par excellence in pre-OSX days. Maybe I'm being silly but I think just its name tells of what it means to experience a Mac....
Posted by daftpig, on Oct 19, 2003 at 07:58 AM, in Mac OS X
There's something else called capitalism. You... 1,387 Views / 29 Replies  
There's something else called capitalism. You have to trust your own mind not to accept the fluff from marketing.
Posted by daftpig, on Oct 19, 2003 at 07:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: I bought my first Mac ever, and it's a G5 1.6. 2,484 Views / 28 Replies  
I doubt anyone would hate you... Somehow mac users just rejoice when they hear of how someone gets a lovely new mac!
Posted by daftpig, on Sep 14, 2003 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, look here: After Effects (short)... 3,872 Views / 80 Replies  
Well, look here:

After Effects (short) Comparison Test with G5 Dual 2GHz (6/26/03 Thursday's News)
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/
Posted by daftpig, on Jun 26, 2003 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, if you look at the PMG5 intro video in... 2,056 Views / 21 Replies  
Actually, if you look at the PMG5 intro video in the segment after Luxology, there is a new keyboard I think, the keys do look more Alu.
Posted by daftpig, on Jun 24, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
EDIT: oops, re-read the statement... caught the... 8,034 Views / 98 Replies  
EDIT: oops, re-read the statement... caught the wrong ball.
Posted by daftpig, on Jun 21, 2003 at 04:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Also from Stefan Sagmeister 1,642 Views / 40 Replies  
"Work slower. Do less work. Do it better."

-from his interview at http://www.visualogue.com/introduction/index_e.html (look under Speaker Interviews)

EDIT: "his" meaning Stefan Sagmeister's
Posted by daftpig, on May 30, 2003 at 03:10 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I concur...almost cried seeing the interface on... 639 Views / 13 Replies  
I concur...almost cried seeing the interface on my puny 15" screen...
Posted by daftpig, on May 22, 2003 at 11:23 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: "They always buy the one you don't like" 1,008 Views / 32 Replies  
Pardon my entry but I disagree.

I think anyone who wants someone to buy something (an idea, a work, him/her as an employee, etc.) must be first and foremost a salesperson.

It's a world of...
Posted by daftpig, on May 22, 2003 at 11:05 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Just google for "X-Men 2 Wallpapers". Sorry I... 2,083,679 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Just google for "X-Men 2 Wallpapers". Sorry I don't have the link on this comp.
Posted by daftpig, on May 9, 2003 at 12:13 PM, in GUI Customization
Really like Rhapsodized Blue.. It's plain enough.... 2,184 Views / 55 Replies  
Really like Rhapsodized Blue.. It's plain enough.

Like the ChosenOS and Milk too. But find them a tad too glaring..
Posted by daftpig, on May 8, 2003 at 03:09 PM, in GUI Customization
I know I hardly post. But... I must say I... 2,131 Views / 45 Replies  
I know I hardly post.

But... I must say I haven't set my eyes on something as beautiful as this for a long long time!

:)

Great work... you pple always keep me happy.

EDIT: I wonder when...
Posted by daftpig, on May 7, 2003 at 05:17 PM, in GUI Customization
Hmm... Does anyone here think that MS might find... 1,695 Views / 39 Replies  
Hmm... Does anyone here think that MS might find a way to cripple it? After all, iTunes on Windows could really be a small but potent Trojan Horse.
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:50 PM, in Applications
Re: Itunes4 and G3 632 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi, I use a G3/400 iMac.

If you are talking about plain playback and listen, 4 is a little more responsive and efficient. I usu open the same combi of apps each time I powerup the mac so yes I do...
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:47 PM, in Applications
Incorrect. I like the Classic interface not... 3,709 Views / 67 Replies  
Incorrect.

I like the Classic interface not the Luna gooey one.
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:34 PM, in GUI Customization
Is it possible to share over the Internet? ... 1,146 Views / 38 Replies  
Is it possible to share over the Internet?

If so, does it mean that checking the "Look for shared music" option will auto-connect machine A to machine B given that both ends do not require a...
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:29 PM, in Applications
I think all those Longhorn scrnshots... only... 3,709 Views / 67 Replies  
I think all those Longhorn scrnshots... only makes me more enthus abt my design internship. (The caveat is that I'm studying Political Sci, not design).

We need more beauty in this sad, bleak...
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:13 PM, in GUI Customization
Hmm... given the market economy is profit-driven,... 1,913 Views / 47 Replies  
Hmm... given the market economy is profit-driven, it's interesting to hear that money (in the form of higher bandwidth and bigger disk space) isn't money.



I agree with this part. Tho I must...
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 30, 2003 at 11:44 AM, in Applications
Oh oh.... Think I have that lying somewhere...... 2,083,679 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Oh oh.... Think I have that lying somewhere... Haha..too many desktop pics :)

Thanks!
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 30, 2003 at 11:14 AM, in GUI Customization
oh ok. thanks! (my google skills fail me...) 1,222 Views / 27 Replies  
oh ok. thanks! (my google skills fail me...)
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 29, 2003 at 11:53 AM, in GUI Customization
I think it's worth releasing if you like it.... 1,113 Views / 16 Replies  
I think it's worth releasing if you like it. Sincerely.
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 29, 2003 at 11:50 AM, in GUI Customization
Poll: well.. im not so attuned to the nuances of GUI... 2,006 Views / 53 Replies  
well.. im not so attuned to the nuances of GUI design and have never complained much abt Aqua but I must say that I totally agree with Cipher:

FUGLY!

and I wouldn't even know if that's an...
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 29, 2003 at 11:32 AM, in Applications
oh ok.. what does iFix do btw? EDIT: it's... 1,222 Views / 27 Replies  
oh ok.. what does iFix do btw?

EDIT: it's ok... don't need to reply. I'll go do a search.. :D
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 29, 2003 at 10:56 AM, in GUI Customization
Pardon me.. but i didn't feel a new thread was... 1,222 Views / 27 Replies  
Pardon me.. but i didn't feel a new thread was needed:

Is it just me or does anyone else think the widgets on iTunes4 suck?
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 29, 2003 at 09:49 AM, in GUI Customization
Hi Patcarla.. Do you mind posting the... 2,083,679 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Hi Patcarla..

Do you mind posting the desktop? If others don't mind too...

Thanks.

kwok
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 29, 2003 at 09:48 AM, in GUI Customization
Maybe I'm weird. But I think that error does make... 629 Views / 11 Replies  
Maybe I'm weird. But I think that error does make an interesting font... :D
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 27, 2003 at 10:02 AM, in Applications
Oh I didn't know that would do. Many thanks! 7,039 Views / 109 Replies  
Oh I didn't know that would do. Many thanks!
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 17, 2003 at 06:02 AM, in GUI Customization
Opaque menus? 7,039 Views / 109 Replies  
Sorry but I'll like to ask if QNX might come with opaque menus in the future? The reason why I'm asking is because translucency slows my iMac down quite a bit.

Thanks.
Posted by daftpig, on Apr 11, 2003 at 03:30 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: Hmm... then I was imagining that some feature... 1,413 Views / 29 Replies  
Hmm... then I was imagining that some feature could be implemented such that the "bookmarks" change in relation to the page displayed such that you associate certain "bookmarks" with certain pages.....
Posted by daftpig, on Mar 25, 2003 at 12:50 PM, in Applications
Twin towers? How does that compare with "the rest... 855 Views / 40 Replies  
Twin towers? How does that compare with "the rest of the world"?
Posted by daftpig, on Mar 19, 2003 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So did the numerous times US invaded other... 855 Views / 40 Replies  
So did the numerous times US invaded other countries. For your info, 911 is only the 2nd time US has been attacked by external aggression.

EDIT: Shouldn't an unhappy world be granted the chance to...
Posted by daftpig, on Mar 19, 2003 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Latest Camino Nightlies 1,070 Views / 17 Replies  
Hmm ok that's good... it crashes when I try to load www.shift.jp.org

sighz
Posted by daftpig, on Mar 12, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Applications
I think it's more because 1) you're not worth... 1,427 Views / 47 Replies  
I think it's more because
1) you're not worth the effort;
2) they have MUCH better things to do.

EDIT: Just because you tell them to go benchmark it doesn't mean that they have to go heed your...
Posted by daftpig, on Jan 29, 2003 at 11:52 PM, in Applications
Re: Replies 724 Views / 18 Replies  
Well but then the problem lies with Apple supplying one-button mice with their machines and not exactly a flaw in the OS isn't it?

I think most people just use a 2-button mouse with a scroll...
Posted by daftpig, on Jan 15, 2003 at 01:03 PM, in Mac OS X
BUT... has anyone thought of how existing... 5,363 Views / 191 Replies  
BUT... has anyone thought of how existing versions of iApps can work with the continual plethora of updates to the OS, which of course make changes to underlying frameworks?
Posted by daftpig, on Jan 4, 2003 at 10:10 AM, in Mac OS X
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