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Haven't tried it yet on my MacBook - but it's... 4,688 Views / 6 Replies  
Haven't tried it yet on my MacBook - but it's certainly got a Universal Binary updater...

http://www.macgamefiles.com/detail.php?item=18775
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 13, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm going to have to cast in a vote for Brian... 3,936 Views / 168 Replies  
I'm going to have to cast in a vote for Brian Eno...

...the only "musician" I've come across whose thoughts on the matter get my heart beating faster than the output itself. Not to say that his...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 3, 2005 at 11:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What, I type Goadt-Sea and it's blocked out as... 678 Views / 5 Replies  
What, I type Goadt-Sea and it's blocked out as profanity?
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jun 22, 2005 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good old ******, giving user-posted content on... 678 Views / 5 Replies  
Good old ******, giving user-posted content on the web a bad name since 1997.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jun 22, 2005 at 11:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a smoker myself, but I did think it... 1,774 Views / 71 Replies  
I'm a smoker myself, but I did think it appropriate to point out that the dying-of-lung-cancer-at-70 optimistic scenario might be giving yourself a little more time than is becoming realistic.......
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jun 6, 2005 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you go poking through the Quartz Composer app... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
If you go poking through the Quartz Composer app that tags along with Tiger's dev-tools, you'll find a way to make sound [or keyboard input, or MIDI, or mouse coordinates] the numerical controller on...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jun 1, 2005 at 08:49 AM, in Applications
Interesting.... I've found that when unplugging... 363 Views / 2 Replies  
Interesting....
I've found that when unplugging my USB keyboard to go from the desk to roam-mode, and when waking from sleep, my display is either four bars below the maximum if I had it set at...
Posted by Taloston Man, on May 13, 2005 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
A reinstall is not necessary, I went through the... 412 Views / 3 Replies  
A reinstall is not necessary, I went through the same deal this morning.
If you performed an archive-and-install with Tiger [the cause of my dilemma], you need to do the following:

1. Go through...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Apr 29, 2005 at 05:29 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd a problem a few weeks past, where the Finder... 440 Views / 6 Replies  
I'd a problem a few weeks past, where the Finder was trying [apparently in vain] to generate an auto-thumbnail for a JPEG I'd downloaded to my desktop.
Hung my PowerBook, essentially, with the...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Apr 8, 2005 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unless you're shooting RAW, I'd recommend just... 288 Views / 1 Replies  
Unless you're shooting RAW, I'd recommend just sticking with the Gig & 512meg cards.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Mar 4, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you add on iLife '05 to the order, or did... 687 Views / 12 Replies  
Did you add on iLife '05 to the order, or did Apple?
As far as I'm aware, the new PowerBook ships with it installed.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Mar 3, 2005 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is a rather pleasing feature that seems to... 631 Views / 8 Replies  
This is a rather pleasing feature that seems to have made the migration from ProApp to iApp. I've grown used to it in Logic, nice to see it in GarageBand.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jan 27, 2005 at 06:54 PM, in Applications
I suspect that things would also be Incredibly... 526 Views / 7 Replies  
I suspect that things would also be Incredibly Slow.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jan 26, 2005 at 08:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So far as I know, getting an X-Box development... 366 Views / 2 Replies  
So far as I know, getting an X-Box development kit is more of a "they-contact-you" scenario than the more satisfying alternative. I can't remember if it's just the X-Box2, or both I and II, but...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Dec 18, 2004 at 06:02 PM, in Gaming
Where's Orson when you need him? I'm... 788 Views / 27 Replies  
Where's Orson when you need him?

I'm particularly wary about this one...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Dec 11, 2004 at 09:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FUNERAL is one of my yearfavourites, as well. I... 995 Views / 40 Replies  
FUNERAL is one of my yearfavourites, as well.
I quite liked NickCave/BadSeeds "Abattoir Blues / Lyre of Orpheus" as well. A very enjoyable return to the material from those guys that's always...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Dec 4, 2004 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are Words inherently politikal? 1,151 Views / 41 Replies  
Are Words inherently politikal?
Posted by Taloston Man, on Dec 1, 2004 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yesh. http://www.ExposedBrain.com It's... 1,151 Views / 41 Replies  
Yesh.

http://www.ExposedBrain.com

It's a collective... myself, a room-mate, and friend of ours.
I primarily write in a day-by-day journalistic fashion, with the occasional interludeshift into...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Nov 23, 2004 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This might be something to consider: I can't... 476 Views / 8 Replies  
This might be something to consider:

I can't remember if it's a YEAR or 90 DAYS on hardware replacement parts, but if the one Apple put in a "year or so ago" is broken again, then you might...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Nov 21, 2004 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As far as I know, the 12" PowerBook doesn't have... 1,100 Views / 16 Replies  
As far as I know, the 12" PowerBook doesn't have that sleep-during-battery-change feature...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Nov 12, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Now that's a cut right-to-the-chase. 783 Views / 18 Replies  
Now that's a cut right-to-the-chase.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Nov 12, 2004 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Last I checked, a 12" 1.33 GHz Combo PowerBook... 323 Views / 2 Replies  
Last I checked, a 12" 1.33 GHz Combo PowerBook cost $1599, not $1399.
I don't know where you're getting $1399 for a PowerBook from, save for the education store, which doesn't figure into the...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Nov 11, 2004 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mmm-hmm...the novelty/beauty of the shot is... 1,104 Views / 46 Replies  
Mmm-hmm...the novelty/beauty of the shot is really lost on me, after having had my ears annihilated throughout the course of the day in Kensington Market...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Sep 6, 2004 at 11:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got the same thing afoot on my PowerBook. ... 221 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got the same thing afoot on my PowerBook.
It's usually only when I fudge up the lid-opening/waking process, by allowing it to open, then accidentally close again before it fully wakes. Then...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Sep 2, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: Yes, that's iTunes. I'm not too big a fan of the... 1,060,589 Views / 4,105 Replies  
Yes, that's iTunes. I'm not too big a fan of the visualizations in general [born a couple of decades too late?], but they come in handy for gratifying photography.

As for the iCurve, your worries...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Sep 1, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Eurrrghh.... 977 Views / 27 Replies  
Eurrrghh....
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 31, 2004 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: http://www.exposedbrain.com/trevor/idisk/pbsetup.j... 1,060,589 Views / 4,105 Replies  
http://www.exposedbrain.com/trevor/idisk/pbsetup.jpg

Here's my Rev. C 12", perched atop an Oxygen8 on my new iCurve. (This support-stand really is worth all the praise it's been given, in case...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 31, 2004 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm with Skywalker. Are you sure you REALLY... 342 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm with Skywalker.

Are you sure you REALLY want a 25-pound, 20-inch tablet?
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 31, 2004 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://homepage.mac.com/taloston/techspecs.html ... 649 Views / 10 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/taloston/techspecs.html

This can also be found by Googling "Apple iMac Specs", and selecting the page they've cached. But who knows how long that'll stay available...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 31, 2004 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Ontario College of Art & Design has similarly... 918 Views / 28 Replies  
The Ontario College of Art & Design has similarly rigged rooms.... As to why they didn't go with eMacs? Having owned one and used one myself, that would be a VERY noisy room.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 26, 2004 at 09:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've gone and done the same thing, thanks for the... 623 Views / 9 Replies  
I've gone and done the same thing, thanks for the inspiration-Chad!

http://www.exposedbrain.com/desktops

Enjoyer, and feed-back, please!
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 25, 2004 at 07:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I once used my iBook for a solid half-hour with... 369 Views / 5 Replies  
I once used my iBook for a solid half-hour with the screen brightness at zero bars. It all depends on the angle of otherwise intrusive sunlight you can get...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 25, 2004 at 02:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aich, and all those Eno albums on the UK store,... 366 Views / 8 Replies  
Aich, and all those Eno albums on the UK store, as well...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 23, 2004 at 08:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: http://www.ExposedBrain.com/trevor 768 Views / 23 Replies  
http://www.ExposedBrain.com/trevor
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 19, 2004 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've enjoyed watching the Lone Wolf since he was... 368 Views / 7 Replies  
I've enjoyed watching the Lone Wolf since he was a lowly Washington correspondent. Now he's hit the proverbial Big Time. Strange to see, strange...too Sea.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Aug 18, 2004 at 11:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The 466 SE was truly a lovely machine... first... 590 Views / 8 Replies  
The 466 SE was truly a lovely machine... first iBooks with FireWire, all the kinks wrung out of the design and fabrication process by then, that lovely graphite-on-white, and decent AGP...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 28, 2004 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ha! It still lists as a $70.00 upgrade at the... 432 Views / 3 Replies  
Ha!
It still lists as a $70.00 upgrade at the Apple Store CANADA.
So opting for the upgrade is thirty CANADIAN dollars cheaper than the normal U.S. price?
Man...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 21, 2004 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, slow and steady re-installation did the... 371 Views / 5 Replies  
Yep, slow and steady re-installation did the trick.
Much to my chagrin, I suppose, but it DOES work.....hmm.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 8, 2004 at 08:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've recently developed the same problem, no... 371 Views / 5 Replies  
I've recently developed the same problem, no ideas as to a fix.
Seemed to develop after I installed the Creative Suite over my original Photoshop CS-only installation.

Any-hints, any-one?
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 8, 2004 at 06:46 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Possibly "Secret Life Of Arabia", although most... 969 Views / 53 Replies  
Possibly "Secret Life Of Arabia", although most of the Eno/Bowie songs really turn my crank in the right direction.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 6, 2004 at 11:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it's just me, but Panther's... 611 Views / 4 Replies  
Maybe it's just me, but Panther's "smooth"-scrolling doesn't exactly give the impression of smoothness.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jul 6, 2004 at 12:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The rootlevel of my site is used largely as a... 1,686 Views / 82 Replies  
The rootlevel of my site is used largely as a testing ground for journaliving, idears, images, and whatever else's on my mind.
www.exposedbrain.com

www.exposedbrain.com/~taloston
Once you get a...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Jun 17, 2004 at 12:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did it ever go to sleep, and how often / for how... 818 Views / 7 Replies  
Did it ever go to sleep, and how often / for how long did the display turn off entirely?
Posted by Taloston Man, on May 31, 2004 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And this CDBABY is all-that, after-all? It... 474 Views / 6 Replies  
And this CDBABY is all-that, after-all?
It looks like a real dream-come-true, for many reasons, but also like it could be too good to <i>be</i> true...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Apr 30, 2004 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone know how to get Apple to ship the refurbs... 581 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone know how to get Apple to ship the refurbs on their US website to Canada?
(If possible)
Posted by Taloston Man, on Feb 19, 2004 at 11:57 PM, in Marketplace
The question-and-answer on soldered RAM was with... 1,944 Views / 21 Replies  
The question-and-answer on soldered RAM was with regards to the 12" only.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Dec 23, 2003 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yesterday! The only aurally and... 412 Views / 16 Replies  
Yesterday!
The only aurally and mono-functionally satisfying way to write a book.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Dec 19, 2003 at 10:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I'd assume that however heavier the LCD is,... 1,338 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, I'd assume that however heavier the LCD is, they added that and then perhaps a little more to the base just as a dead weight.
If you think "white spots" on the LCD are a manufacturing...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Nov 18, 2003 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
I could print to my S450 from my iBook and eMac... 406 Views / 1 Replies  
I could print to my S450 from my iBook and eMac all through 10.2 (and with the iBook through 10.1, as well), but with 10.3 I've lost the ability to print entirely.
It halts the print queue, and when...
Posted by Taloston Man, on Oct 29, 2003 at 05:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That was some cutting-edge strategy, declaring... 543 Views / 11 Replies  
That was some cutting-edge strategy, declaring the CRT dead and then starting to ship a new product with a 17" job as the only option....
I love the eMac, but Apple's necromancy was a tad weird.
Posted by Taloston Man, on Oct 24, 2003 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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