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That's exactly my view - I'm really enjoying Coda... 6,388 Views / 195 Replies  
That's exactly my view - I'm really enjoying Coda - I was a Smultron/Transmit/FF type coder and while it's still faster for me to use those three, Coda could easily replace those for me. The $69...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Apr 25, 2007 at 08:58 PM, in Applications
Having picked up my first (and perhaps last,... 4,372 Views / 177 Replies  
Having picked up my first (and perhaps last, technically speaking) copy of Mac Design last night at a bookstore, after reading this thread, I have to admit there is some good photography-oriented...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Apr 9, 2005 at 06:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Microsoft Bluetooth intellimouse: works or not? 686 Views / 3 Replies  
It works just fine. You can configure the buttons to an extent as well.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Mar 2, 2005 at 02:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is the correct answer. Gives you much more... 594 Views / 8 Replies  
This is the correct answer. Gives you much more control over your scanning than any of the software that comes with it.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Feb 6, 2005 at 05:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: Re: is iPoto 5 worth it? for RAW importing? 670 Views / 6 Replies  
Ahh, I misunderstood you.

iView (http://www.iview-multimedia.com/products/index.php) might work for you (many people prefer it over iPhoto). I like it, and consider it worth the money.

I...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Jan 12, 2005 at 02:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Why would they need one out front? Maybe I'm... 12,488 Views / 213 Replies  
Why would they need one out front? Maybe I'm weird, but we never turn our Macs off/on unless we are moving them (I'm not talking PBs/iBooks), and that's a rare occasion. We just put them to sleep...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Jan 11, 2005 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anybody that can't comprehend an $8 PS2 -> USB... 12,488 Views / 213 Replies  
Anybody that can't comprehend an $8 PS2 -> USB converter is probably going to get scammed by a salesman at an electronics store into buying some overpriced PC along with a bunch of overpriced cables...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Jan 11, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: is iPoto 5 worth it? for RAW importing? 670 Views / 6 Replies  
If your having few problems, then spending $79 for iLife '05 is probably not worth it.

If your thinking about spending $79 for iLife '05 just for iPhoto 5, then you might as well save some bucks...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Jan 11, 2005 at 09:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'll vouch for Hog Bay. It's well worth the... 1,522 Views / 32 Replies  
I'll vouch for Hog Bay. It's well worth the price for me (I've been using it for around six months or so), and the search engine is really good.

http://atpm.com/ (About This Particular Mac)...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Jan 4, 2005 at 12:39 AM, in Applications
Anybody have an OS X solution for MrSID images? (.sid) 963 Views / 0 Replies  
Basically it deals with large images, compression, and panning/zooming/etc. A better explanation of what it is: http://www.mass.gov/mgis/mrsid.htm

http://www.lizardtech.com/ was producing the...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Dec 20, 2004 at 05:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Tool for making nice picture galleries quick? 1,048 Views / 14 Replies  
Gallery (http://gallery.menalto.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=index), it even integrates with phpnuke and geeklog and other CMS/portals.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Nov 12, 2004 at 01:19 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Joystick for 1942? Other FS available? 381 Views / 1 Replies  
I end up using a keyboard :hmm: Not the best solution, especially for dog fighting, but I am looking for a good joystick for Mac as well.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Oct 9, 2004 at 01:08 PM, in Gaming
This has been my experience. I could go off on... 1,312 Views / 39 Replies  
This has been my experience. I could go off on this whole "Mac users feel a moral obligation to support Mac software financially" spiel, but I'll save you. Most Mac users I know buy the software...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 27, 2004 at 08:30 PM, in Gaming
Got it this weekend, mightily impressed. I feel... 1,357 Views / 22 Replies  
Got it this weekend, mightily impressed. I feel like I've gotten my money's worth once again (of course it helps that usually only the best PC games get ported ;) )
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 27, 2004 at 08:26 PM, in Gaming
Re: What's the best digital SLR right-now? 747 Views / 8 Replies  
What you really should concentrate on is what lenses your going to buying and let those decide what camera you get. You don't simply buy a camera, your buying a system, and once your in a camera...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 24, 2004 at 01:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: how to uninstall vpc 7 380 Views / 2 Replies  
Can I ask where you got it? I was thinking it was not out until next month, but if it's out now, I may buy a copy now (even though I know it might be a while before the graphics portion lives upto...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 24, 2004 at 12:10 PM, in Mac OS X
If it has better graphics handling than 6, they... 2,444 Views / 98 Replies  
If it has better graphics handling than 6, they can get away with it.

They could revise their site by the time it's available commercially as well.

I'm thinking 7.1 will have the fixes from the...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 23, 2004 at 01:45 PM, in Applications
Wipe it/Reinitialize it, and return it. If the... 845 Views / 7 Replies  
Wipe it/Reinitialize it, and return it. If the clip was missing and it's only four days old, you are entitled to a new machine.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 21, 2004 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would say the Canon. Look at Vuescan:... 783 Views / 7 Replies  
I would say the Canon.

Look at Vuescan: http://hamrick.com/

It may seem pricey, but over time you'll be glad you did, and you will care more about the scanner hardware than the software...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 21, 2004 at 09:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Railroad Tycoon III, I've played II on the PC a... 754 Views / 16 Replies  
Railroad Tycoon III, I've played II on the PC a lot, and III on a friend's PC. If the port is as good as claimed, it will be solid, and the RT games have always had longevity (I still play the first...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 21, 2004 at 09:31 AM, in Gaming
Goodwilll takes and can refurbish them (perhaps... 962 Views / 3 Replies  
Goodwilll takes and can refurbish them (perhaps not the LC II which you might be able to ebay - there are collectors out there who are late to the Mac game and want to look at the old stuff).
...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 19, 2004 at 12:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Somebody has to have bought this game... ... 1,357 Views / 22 Replies  
Somebody has to have bought this game...

Bueller? Anybody?

Should have my copy sometime next week.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 19, 2004 at 12:52 PM, in Gaming
Re: Re: ADDING a HD to a G5 dual 1.8 -- best bets? 859 Views / 9 Replies  
My Dual 1.8 came with a 80GB HDD as well, so I added a second SATA drive and then wanted a third. Initially went with a ATA133 drive/card setup as that was what was available.

Something I did to...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 19, 2004 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm thinking we'll have to order it directly to... 1,357 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm thinking we'll have to order it directly to get it, just about. It seems the retail outlets (Apple and otherwise) are slow in getting it.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 15, 2004 at 04:11 PM, in Gaming
*hrmph* Aggravating, but not surprising. 2,444 Views / 98 Replies  
*hrmph*

Aggravating, but not surprising.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 15, 2004 at 04:01 PM, in Applications
You can find it on ebay and a few places here and... 539 Views / 7 Replies  
You can find it on ebay and a few places here and there, however it is not really something you want to run as your main suite. I believe it was last updated around Windows NT 4.0 (I'm probably...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 15, 2004 at 03:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Well???... 1,357 Views / 22 Replies  
Well??? (http://macsoftgames.com/products/RRT3/RRT3.html)

It's there, it's on the site.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 14, 2004 at 02:39 PM, in Gaming
As utidjian said, this is an old story (Linux... 1,158 Views / 22 Replies  
As utidjian said, this is an old story (Linux running on IBM PPC machines). This goes back 5 years or so (at least officially).

OS X is a danger to Linux, not the other way around. I know of...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 14, 2004 at 11:51 AM, in Mac OS X
wow. that is impressive. I've been wanting... 1,101 Views / 5 Replies  
wow. that is impressive.

I've been wanting to mount a Mac in a custom-built plexiglass case for a while, but that one would puts to shame my measly plans.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 10, 2004 at 01:46 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Re: Dual 1.8 G5 for reliability and longevity 715 Views / 3 Replies  
1. It's very reliable, and very capable of rendering over long periods of time. I have been recently playing with echelon (http://homepage.mac.com/digitalschism/products.html) to encode some stuff...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 9, 2004 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: 2 macs and 1 monitor 535 Views / 4 Replies  
IOGEAR (http://www.iogear.com/main.php) makes a USB KVM switch for a very good price. This is an extreme one (http://iogear.com/main.php?loc=product&Item=GCS1732) that shares not only USB...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 9, 2004 at 10:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Making the switch from PC programs to Mac programs... 1,003 Views / 16 Replies  
I think you'll find many Mac programs, once you "unlearn" your Windows ways, will come to function much better for you over time. Many Mac programs have a lot more thought put into them, in regards...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 9, 2004 at 09:55 AM, in Applications
It's hard being patient about this, isn't it? ... 129,447 Views / 48 Replies  
It's hard being patient about this, isn't it? I'm anxious as well.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 8, 2004 at 09:38 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: combining two iMovies into One iMovie 530 Views / 4 Replies  
Or you can even just let iMovie import them, and it will rename clips that have conflicting names (i.e. if you have two clips named "Clip 1" it will name the second one "Clip 1 1" or something like...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 8, 2004 at 09:33 AM, in Applications
That's why I went with the 1.8- for less than... 938 Views / 8 Replies  
That's why I went with the 1.8- for less than $500 I put 2x1GB sticks and a 200G SATA in there and still was under $500.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 6, 2004 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: TIme to buy. Should I get a Dual 1.8 or 2.0? 938 Views / 8 Replies  
If your on a budget (even if you aren't) use the extra $500 for another SATA drive (200GB+) and more memory (2x1GB) and get the 1.8Ghz. Get them at NewEgg or wherever, don't use Apple's extra...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 5, 2004 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Understand you can run all of those as your... 5,200 Views / 43 Replies  
Understand you can run all of those as your desktop background. Yes, it could eat up some cycles, but if you've got a fast machine, it's always a "wow" thing with people, when your setting there...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 3, 2004 at 08:51 PM, in Applications
Re: newsreaders? 1,250 Views / 18 Replies  
Thoth, which is no longer supported, or Unison, which is sweet.

Unison is "different" than most newsreaders, but once you get used to it, you'll wonder how you did without it.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Sep 3, 2004 at 08:48 PM, in Applications
Poll: Tiger. Everything they announced with Tiger... 3,390 Views / 50 Replies  
Tiger. Everything they announced with Tiger (which apparently Sod Off Sadr didn't bother to read about) will probably require more space, so I'm thinking they will upgrade the accounts with Tiger.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 30, 2004 at 05:09 PM, in Mac OS X
In the past two and a half years, I've not... 1,549 Views / 22 Replies  
In the past two and a half years, I've not encountered a problem that couldn't be fixed by simple means (such as dragging the offending application and/or it's prefs, over to the trash).

We could...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 30, 2004 at 12:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Would that be under "performance improvements"... 131,009 Views / 136 Replies  
Would that be under "performance improvements" because that was mentioned in one of the talks/sites about Safari updates. Then again, just about every piece of software update Apple does includes...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 28, 2004 at 12:50 AM, in Applications
These two alone would be worth it. 5,685 Views / 107 Replies  
These two alone would be worth it.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 27, 2004 at 02:16 PM, in Gaming
Mediaman_12 mentioned if you make any changes it... 1,594 Views / 19 Replies  
Mediaman_12 mentioned if you make any changes it starts over again.....
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 26, 2004 at 09:53 AM, in Applications
What I don't understand is : 1)Themes. Just... 1,594 Views / 19 Replies  
What I don't understand is :

1)Themes. Just give me a blank theme.
2)External burning - why should I have to hunt down two files that drop into a directory to enable external burners...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 25, 2004 at 10:57 PM, in Applications
We are talking about machines around $3000. Some... 2,897 Views / 49 Replies  
We are talking about machines around $3000. Some of the 64-bit/PPC based servers that IBM sells start at $30,000, and some setups can easily top $300,000.

I don't think IBM would play fast and...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 25, 2004 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Considering the location of the drive, it's hard... 8,337 Views / 50 Replies  
Considering the location of the drive, it's hard to believe that would be it. Maxtor has some really quiet drives as well (not sure if yours is one of them).

Unless your talking about the HDD...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 25, 2004 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Even if you had a better PCI card, and used the... 1,008 Views / 20 Replies  
Even if you had a better PCI card, and used the PCI/QE hack, it still wouldn't be advisable. It impacts your CPU and at 400mhz, it might be very noticeable.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 25, 2004 at 01:34 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Was this an autopost ;-) I would hope that... 3,357 Views / 50 Replies  
Was this an autopost ;-)

I would hope that Tiger would be faster, even though it's still rough. So far all of my upgrades from 10.0 up through 10.3 have seen an increase in perfomance on the same...
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 25, 2004 at 01:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: OS 9.2 and Linksys Router/DHCP 1,026 Views / 2 Replies  
DNS Settings? A long time ago I had to plug in the DNS settings my cable modem was pulling from the ISP in a Mac. My last router, I didn't have to do anything on my end to get it to work.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 25, 2004 at 01:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
godaddy has been good to me as well. 3,170 Views / 60 Replies  
godaddy has been good to me as well.
Posted by fiesta cat, on Aug 23, 2004 at 10:31 AM, in Developer Center
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