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8-core Mac pro noise levels 374 Views / 0 Replies  
Could anyone tell me what the operating noise levels of an 8-core Mac Pro are? Is this Mac louder than a 4-core model?
I know noise is subjective - I tend to be rather picky, and I work in a quiet...
Posted by doublep, on Aug 9, 2007 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
What shall it be called ? The Mactopus? 10,087 Views / 193 Replies  
What shall it be called ? The Mactopus?
Posted by doublep, on Apr 4, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Try Gyazmail 808 Views / 22 Replies  
Try Gyazmail
Posted by doublep, on Feb 23, 2007 at 02:42 AM, in Applications
I think they were initially in the Blu-Ray camp. 472 Views / 5 Replies  
I think they were initially in the Blu-Ray camp.
Posted by doublep, on Oct 22, 2006 at 06:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Gyazmail. The most stable and elegant mail... 497 Views / 6 Replies  
Gyazmail.

The most stable and elegant mail client I have ever user. (No, I don't own shares in it...)

http://www.gyazsquare.com/gyazmail/
Posted by doublep, on Sep 16, 2006 at 08:49 PM, in Applications
Oops, sorry! Go is the French abbreviation for GB! 669 Views / 8 Replies  
Oops, sorry! Go is the French abbreviation for GB!
Posted by doublep, on Aug 28, 2006 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, the 12" form factor is great for travellers... 669 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, the 12" form factor is great for travellers and road warriors. I'd buy a 12" Macbook or an 11" Macbook in a heartbeat if there was one.
So far, the upgrade to a better hard drive (160Gb) is...
Posted by doublep, on Aug 27, 2006 at 12:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook G4 12 inch upgrade 669 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm one of those people who think that the 12" Powerbook G4 has the best form factor of all Apple portables.
Disappointed that Apple has not released a small Macbook (yet), I decided to upgrade my...
Posted by doublep, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can try Evocam (30$). 556 Views / 3 Replies  
You can try Evocam (30$).
Posted by doublep, on Aug 19, 2006 at 04:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
GCam seems to do it, but I've never tried it. ... 7,567 Views / 8 Replies  
GCam seems to do it, but I've never tried it.

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/13240
Posted by doublep, on Aug 18, 2006 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes you can. I use Evocam. Great app. 7,567 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes you can. I use Evocam. Great app.
Posted by doublep, on Aug 18, 2006 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Agreed. Skype Beta works surprisingly well... 386 Views / 5 Replies  
Agreed. Skype Beta works surprisingly well between a Mac and a PC, between Tokyo and Europe.
(through 2 firewalls, NAT, etc...). I use it with iSight and a dedicated microphone.
Posted by doublep, on Aug 14, 2006 at 12:41 AM, in Applications
The Skype Video beta preview works well and... 765 Views / 9 Replies  
The Skype Video beta preview works well and enables me to talk with my family who happens to be using Windows XP (nobody's perfect).

Quality is surprisingly good with a fast connection and an...
Posted by doublep, on Aug 13, 2006 at 12:45 AM, in Applications
VLC cannot play 1080i movies while Quicktime can? 544 Views / 2 Replies  
On my 2x2.3 Ghz PowerMac G5, Quicktime plays 1080i HD movies fine. (Example: the BBC trailers on Apple's site)

However, the same movies cannot play with VLC 8.5. The video plays very badly, but...
Posted by doublep, on Jun 3, 2006 at 05:30 AM, in Applications
MacBook foreign keyboard 986 Views / 10 Replies  
As a French-speaking guy living in Japan, I would really like to buy a MacBook... with a French keyboard.

Is it possible to buy foreign keyboards in Apple Stores? Or to buy replacement keyboards?...
Posted by doublep, on May 28, 2006 at 06:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sneaky Peek v9 is now out! 6,070 Views / 116 Replies  
Sneaky Peek v9 is now out!
Posted by doublep, on May 6, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in Applications
Hi, I use the G5Jam (not Express) to connect... 328 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I use the G5Jam (not Express) to connect two SATA Raptor disks internally. I took the power from the DVD drive and connect the drives via a Sonnet Tempo-X PCI-X card.

Works fine for me.
Posted by doublep, on May 6, 2006 at 07:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
iTunes Podcast update 256 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know why iTunes uses so much CPU power when updating podcasts from the Internet?

On a dual processor G5, iTunes uses over 100% CPU for a minute or so when I launch it, while it...
Posted by doublep, on May 4, 2006 at 08:36 AM, in Applications
For the fun of it, I ran the following benchmark... 6,070 Views / 116 Replies  
For the fun of it, I ran the following benchmark with OW sp7:

http://www.24fun.com/downloadcenter/benchjs/benchjs.html

My results were 5,69 seconds on a double processor 2,3Ghz. Just faster...
Posted by doublep, on Apr 29, 2006 at 11:06 PM, in Applications
Wouhou! Thank you, OmniDudes! 6,070 Views / 116 Replies  
Wouhou! Thank you, OmniDudes!
Posted by doublep, on Apr 26, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Applications
Just FYI, Gyazmail does this via a drop down menu 391 Views / 13 Replies  
Just FYI, Gyazmail does this via a drop down menu
Posted by doublep, on Apr 22, 2006 at 01:29 AM, in Applications
Right, I have installed a Raptor 74 Go 10000rpm... 662 Views / 3 Replies  
Right, I have installed a Raptor 74 Go 10000rpm as the boot drive (for the system and the apps) and a Maxtor 7V300F0 300Go 7200 rpm as a second drive for user partitions.

I am actually surprised...
Posted by doublep, on Apr 18, 2006 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oooooo...... Thanks for the heads up... Guess... 662 Views / 3 Replies  
Oooooo...... Thanks for the heads up... Guess I'll wait, then...
Posted by doublep, on Apr 15, 2006 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
PM G5 and WD Raptor 150 Go 662 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm thinking of buying a Western Digital Raptor 150 Go as the boot drive for my PowerMac G5 2,3 Ghz double processor.

I've heard that this drive has compatibility problems with G5 machines of the...
Posted by doublep, on Apr 15, 2006 at 04:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Anyone trying Omniweb 5.5 beta ?... 2,056 Views / 51 Replies  
Anyone trying Omniweb 5.5 beta ?...
Posted by doublep, on Apr 1, 2006 at 04:15 AM, in Applications
H.264 nVidia driver acceleration 781 Views / 10 Replies  
nVidia has released drivers for the PC which enable H.264 acceleration on 6xxx and 7xxx cards.

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=30039

Let's hope they release drivers for us, Mac users too.
Posted by doublep, on Mar 3, 2006 at 08:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone know what the impact of this update... 9,342 Views / 122 Replies  
Does anyone know what the impact of this update is on the Graphics Card Drivers? (especially nVidia performance)
Posted by doublep, on Jan 11, 2006 at 09:48 AM, in Mac OS X
King Bob On The Cob, Out of curiosity, how... 448 Views / 9 Replies  
King Bob On The Cob,

Out of curiosity, how would you do that with Growl?
Posted by doublep, on Jan 4, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in Applications
The Raptor 150 Go review can be found here: ... 713 Views / 15 Replies  
The Raptor 150 Go review can be found here:

http://www.storagereview.com/articles/200601/WD1500ADFD_1.html
Posted by doublep, on Jan 4, 2006 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
You could try Ipanema: ... 448 Views / 9 Replies  
You could try Ipanema:

http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/19949&vid=144750
Posted by doublep, on Jan 3, 2006 at 07:39 AM, in Applications
A few answers: I imported 300 MB worth of... 493 Views / 6 Replies  
A few answers:

I imported 300 MB worth of mails into Mail in 2 or 3 hours on a PowerMac G5.

All your mail will be marked as Unread, but you quickly "Select All" and "Mark as Read" to change...
Posted by doublep, on Jan 2, 2006 at 10:36 PM, in Applications
Great, thanks! 815 Views / 7 Replies  
Great, thanks!
Posted by doublep, on Jan 1, 2006 at 07:39 AM, in Applications
Sorry I don't have the same tastes as you, o wise... 815 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry I don't have the same tastes as you, o wise and great one...
Posted by doublep, on Jan 1, 2006 at 06:45 AM, in Applications
Apple Mail Appearance 815 Views / 7 Replies  
I like Apple's mail program, and especially its integration with the OS and other programs.

Is there a way to give it a better appearance (in Tiger; it's version 2.0.5) ?

The non traditional...
Posted by doublep, on Jan 1, 2006 at 06:36 AM, in Applications
I confirm that Sony now agrees to exchange the... 1,176 Views / 19 Replies  
I confirm that Sony now agrees to exchange the protected CDs which led to the media uproar.
Posted by doublep, on Dec 30, 2005 at 06:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Tough choice... Personnally, I would go for A... 1,009 Views / 23 Replies  
Tough choice... Personnally, I would go for A because of the faster clock speed.
Posted by doublep, on Dec 30, 2005 at 06:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
I like the icons design in b2. Great app, I have... 2,384 Views / 59 Replies  
I like the icons design in b2. Great app, I have to say. It has just become my default browser.
Posted by doublep, on Dec 30, 2005 at 05:44 AM, in Applications
Twelve days since I started this thread.... And... 12,863 Views / 74 Replies  
Twelve days since I started this thread.... And it's still not there! Oh well, I guess we'll have to wait a couple more weeks...
Posted by doublep, on Dec 30, 2005 at 05:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Works for me too 2,384 Views / 59 Replies  
Works for me too
Posted by doublep, on Dec 30, 2005 at 05:39 AM, in Applications
Tweaking settings for ADSL connection 228 Views / 0 Replies  
Can anyone recommend an app to optimize my network settings for an ADSL connection?

I am not a networking and TCP/IP specialist. Is there an app which can test the connection throughput on its own...
Posted by doublep, on Dec 18, 2005 at 12:57 AM, in Applications
10.4.4 ? 12,863 Views / 74 Replies  
Does anyone care to speculate when we will get 10.4.4 ?

Apple Insider reports the following:
http://www.appleinsider.com/article.php?id=1418

I'm just really hoping for better drivers to...
Posted by doublep, on Dec 18, 2005 at 12:53 AM, in Mac OS X
I know the NV Silencer 5 (3rd Edition) works... 796 Views / 7 Replies  
I know the NV Silencer 5 (3rd Edition) works perfectly fine on a GeForce 6800 Ultra Mac Edition.
Posted by doublep, on Dec 18, 2005 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
You might want to have a look at this: ... 796 Views / 7 Replies  
You might want to have a look at this:

http://www.hardmac.com/articles/54/
Posted by doublep, on Dec 17, 2005 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the replies. I have the latest... 914 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

I have the latest drivers, so I guess the problem is elsewhere in my setup and not video card related.

It'll be interesting to see if 10.4.4 improves video drivers...
Posted by doublep, on Dec 12, 2005 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
GeForce 6800 Ultra and Radeon X800XT H.264 914 Views / 6 Replies  
I own a Radeon X800XT AGP in my G5 and, a few days ago, had the chance to try the GeForce 6800 Ultra from a friend.

The performance of the two cards is basically the same. However, I was surprised...
Posted by doublep, on Dec 12, 2005 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Google Earth Mac OS X 5,560 Views / 55 Replies  
I'm surprised nobody has written about it yet...

MacUpdate includes a link to the unofficial beta of Google Earth for OS X.

I've tried it - great app. Ugly interface (still in beta, I hope).
...
Posted by doublep, on Dec 10, 2005 at 12:04 AM, in Applications
Right, guys (and girls), which card would be... 7,678 Views / 46 Replies  
Right, guys (and girls), which card would be faster for Aperture? The X800XT or the 6800 Ultra? (I have a dual processor 2,3 Ghz with 4 Go RAM) and am looking for the best performance.
Posted by doublep, on Dec 7, 2005 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
GeForce 6800 Ultra 7,678 Views / 46 Replies  
Ok, while on the subject of video cards, does anyone know where it is still possible to buy a GeForce 6800 Ultra? They were stopped - but is an online retailer still selling them?
Posted by doublep, on Dec 6, 2005 at 07:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ha..... I really want a good trans-platform video... 760 Views / 19 Replies  
Ha..... I really want a good trans-platform video conferencing system for Mac OS X... Skype 2 would be good!
Posted by doublep, on Dec 3, 2005 at 06:52 AM, in Applications
I am using ATIccelerator II 1.06 and I find I can... 7,678 Views / 46 Replies  
I am using ATIccelerator II 1.06 and I find I can reliably overclock the X800 XT by 10% or slightly more.

Great app.
Posted by doublep, on Nov 24, 2005 at 07:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
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