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Well, you still have to activate :\ it anyway. ... 642 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, you still have to activate :\ it anyway.

I wish they'd offer a boxed AND download option... would love the instant gratification but very much like to have the box and everything.
Posted by Apfhex, on Apr 19, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Applications
Yikes. I didn't notice CS3 Design Premium was... 3,885 Views / 92 Replies  
Yikes. I didn't notice CS3 Design Premium was $200 more expensive than CS2 Premium EDU for the same products, with Dreamweaver instead of GoLive. And $599 is the same price as the non-academic...
Posted by Apfhex, on Apr 7, 2007 at 08:45 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Who is that and where's the wallpaper from? 2,023,771 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Who is that and where's the wallpaper from?
Posted by Apfhex, on Mar 25, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in GUI Customization
I'll believe it when I hear it. At 320kbps VBR...... 1,505 Views / 17 Replies  
I'll believe it when I hear it. At 320kbps VBR... is anyone really going to notice? There's always the LAME (http://blacktree.com/apps/iTunes-LAME/) encoder script, too.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 19, 2007 at 06:45 PM, in Applications
"Computer" speakers are probably what the OP's... 767 Views / 10 Replies  
"Computer" speakers are probably what the OP's thinking of, yeah? The kind that comes as a complete package, where the satellites (and control pod if they have one) plug into the subwoofer, and the...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 18, 2007 at 08:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe there's something wrong with the CD. Bad... 246 Views / 3 Replies  
Maybe there's something wrong with the CD. Bad burn, or a scratch, or just cheap media that your drive doesn't like.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 18, 2007 at 07:54 PM, in Applications
I think he was saying Home Basic will only... 1,268 Views / 20 Replies  
I think he was saying Home Basic will only recognize 1 CPU with 2 cores. The Mac Pro has 2 CPUs with 2 cores. I know Ultimate works with all of them, I suspect Business would, and I don't know about...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 18, 2007 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thought you wanted FLAC? If you just need 320kbps... 1,505 Views / 17 Replies  
Thought you wanted FLAC? If you just need 320kbps VBR MP3, iTunes can do that, unless there's a reason you don't want to use iTunes for CD ripping.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 18, 2007 at 07:48 PM, in Applications
Use the Eject menu extra. I forget where it's... 676 Views / 15 Replies  
Use the Eject menu extra. I forget where it's located on the hard drive, thought I think there's an option in a system preference somewhere to turn it on.

Edit: it's in...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 18, 2007 at 07:41 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm happy with Netflix. The main reason I got... 723 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm happy with Netflix. The main reason I got them is because Blockbuster (physical stores) never had any of the DVDs I want. And of course it's a lot cheaper than renting from the store constantly....
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 18, 2007 at 07:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think it'll be bad for most, except when... 726 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't think it'll be bad for most, except when it comes to games. If there is a Mac version of the game I'll definitely want that instead, but not if it means waiting a very long time, a buggy...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 14, 2007 at 08:43 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
There are three solutions. 1. Boot Camp. The... 731 Views / 7 Replies  
There are three solutions.

1. Boot Camp. The most complete experience. Just like running Windows on any other PC. The only way to get full hardware support.

2. Parallels/VMWare...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 14, 2007 at 02:28 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Personal settings are all stored in your Home... 938 Views / 4 Replies  
Personal settings are all stored in your Home directory ( /Users/yourusername ). If you need to restore your stuff from a backup, if you create a new user account the same name as the one for the...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 11, 2007 at 10:52 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Vista is pretty, and probably overall better than... 3,447 Views / 36 Replies  
Vista is pretty, and probably overall better than XP. But a few things...

• Performs well on my Mac Pro but I'm not sure I like how SuperFetch is always using all your RAM (meaning it has to...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 11, 2007 at 10:37 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Linux is nowhere near as cool as Jack Bauer. :P 616 Views / 10 Replies  
Linux is nowhere near as cool as Jack Bauer. :P
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 9, 2007 at 09:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you tried moving them to somewhere else in... 436 Views / 8 Replies  
Have you tried moving them to somewhere else in your home, still in use with the iBook?

I used to have problems with a dishwasher and CRTs, quit annoying.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 9, 2007 at 08:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I meant in comparison to OS X. I'd rather using... 5,028 Views / 55 Replies  
I meant in comparison to OS X. I'd rather using ClearType over aliased text any day, but I just don't like how thin some typefaces look, sometimes they're even harder to read. (I don't want to boot...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 9, 2007 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If solofx7's issue is the same as shown in... 5,028 Views / 55 Replies  
If solofx7's issue is the same as shown in fongyuen's screenshots above, then it definitely is font rendering we're talking about.

I've had both XP and Vista installed on my Mac Pro and Mac OS X...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 9, 2007 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://tn3-1.deviantart.com/fs15/300W/f/2007/033/7... 2,023,771 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://tn3-1.deviantart.com/fs15/300W/f/2007/033/7/0/Mactop_2007_02_01_by_apfhex.jpg (http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/47922781/)
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 8, 2007 at 10:52 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: I think it's hovering between $2.50 and $2.80... 764 Views / 56 Replies  
I think it's hovering between $2.50 and $2.80 here, haven't been to a gas station this week. Cheapest I've seen in in recent memory (last 6 month at least) is $2.30.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 8, 2007 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Erm, maybe I misunderstand you but there's a... 2,155 Views / 123 Replies  
Erm, maybe I misunderstand you but there's a massive difference between "manga" and "anime". The former is a comic/graphic novel, the later is... animated.


Robotech falls into the POS category...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 8, 2007 at 04:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FYI I went ahead and installed that despite my... 17,495 Views / 8 Replies  
FYI I went ahead and installed that despite my reservations and it works fine. :)
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 8, 2007 at 03:02 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
All I know is that Windows Device Manager says... 17,495 Views / 8 Replies  
All I know is that Windows Device Manager says "Realtek High Definition Audio" and that if you go to their website they have a link to Vista 32/64-bit compatible "HD Audio Codec Driver...
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 8, 2007 at 02:27 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I've had this happen on my old Titanium PowerBook... 314 Views / 1 Replies  
I've had this happen on my old Titanium PowerBook G4. Assumed it was wiring or the backlight that was wearing out, but I don't know what the specific cause is or how to fix it.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 7, 2007 at 06:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The DS only supports WEP, but the Wii does... 6,432 Views / 20 Replies  
The DS only supports WEP, but the Wii does support WPA.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 7, 2007 at 03:29 PM, in Gaming
It's just a partition. People do it all the time.... 979 Views / 3 Replies  
It's just a partition. People do it all the time. It's like having two hard drives. As long as you don't re-partition the drive (something you would have to explicitly do), you're fine.
Posted by Apfhex, on Feb 7, 2007 at 05:35 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You can't resize it, you 're going to have to... 39,957 Views / 2 Replies  
You can't resize it, you 're going to have to remove it and create a new one.
Posted by Apfhex, on Jan 23, 2007 at 04:46 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well... technically you don't NEED a legit copy... 743 Views / 6 Replies  
Well... technically you don't NEED a legit copy of XP *nudge nudge wink wink* but you should have one anyway because you wouldn't want do do anything illegal would you? :) Obviously, you need...
Posted by Apfhex, on Jan 17, 2007 at 12:00 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Overstatement yes. But I use Trillian (free... 2,063 Views / 41 Replies  
Overstatement yes. But I use Trillian (free edition) and it's OK. It works, doesn't put up a fuss. Terribly clunky interface, but what do you expect from a Windows app. ;)

Incidentally, the first...
Posted by Apfhex, on Jan 14, 2007 at 05:01 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Poll: The last one. I pity those foos. ... 1,034 Views / 61 Replies  
The last one. I pity those foos.



Sorry. :P
Posted by Apfhex, on Jan 14, 2007 at 04:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Membership is a privilege, not a right. :P *is... 2,449 Views / 72 Replies  
Membership is a privilege, not a right. :P *is reminded of those speeches "grown-ups" always used to give you*

So if you don't have Tivo or Blu-ray, I guess this is a pointless upgrade. I'm OK...
Posted by Apfhex, on Jan 14, 2007 at 04:46 AM, in Applications
Is it a multi-session CD? I've had problems with... 310 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it a multi-session CD? I've had problems with those before, /could/ create the situation you described, but I dunno. There's definitely nothing wrong with using ISO-9660.

If it were problem...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 27, 2006 at 03:27 AM, in Mac OS X
If you're just opening a flat image like a JPEG,... 949 Views / 7 Replies  
If you're just opening a flat image like a JPEG, such that the one and only layer is the background layer, you can just double click on that layer (it asks you to give it a name) and it will become a...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 20, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Applications
I suppose you could try installing the Boot Camp... 3,434 Views / 4 Replies  
I suppose you could try installing the Boot Camp drivers again. This is Windows we're talking about after all. :P
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 18, 2006 at 05:43 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I think this combo works really well. ... 2,023,771 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I think this combo works really well.

http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/7048/mactop20061209hm2.th.jpg (http://img98.imageshack.us/my.php?image=mactop20061209hm2.jpg)

Adium theme I put up here on...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 15, 2006 at 02:02 AM, in GUI Customization
What do you mean, the contact list or the message... 2,063 Views / 41 Replies  
What do you mean, the contact list or the message window? The contact list can be customized quite a lot and you can make it very compact. The message window has different themes, some are more...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 14, 2006 at 08:24 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
iTunes for Mac doesn't play WMA files. AFAIK... 412 Views / 8 Replies  
iTunes for Mac doesn't play WMA files. AFAIK iTunes for Windows doesn't automatically convert WMA files to something else, it can play them natively. So if you have a bunch of WMA files, iTunes on...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 13, 2006 at 08:30 PM, in Applications
Since putting WinXP on my Mac Pro, I've used it... 2,063 Views / 41 Replies  
Since putting WinXP on my Mac Pro, I've used it for:
1. Games (especially Half Life... and soon Supreme Commander)
2. Updating the firmware on my Sony Ericsson phone
3. There is no 3.

I mean,...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 13, 2006 at 02:12 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You mean fragmented? Could be, but I don't think... 360 Views / 6 Replies  
You mean fragmented? Could be, but I don't think fragmentation would slow things down THAT much. And 40GB free is well more than enough for OS X, why do you think that's a problem?

A...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 10, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Are you behind a router? There are any number of... 2,348 Views / 4 Replies  
Are you behind a router? There are any number of reasons why your torrents might be going slow. I don't know how good Opera's torrent client is, either.

You can check out Azureus's Wiki on how to...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 2, 2006 at 09:49 PM, in Applications
People argue about browsers all the time, but... 979 Views / 20 Replies  
People argue about browsers all the time, but what the heck, might as well.


Safari can do this too if you enable the debug menu (in the Terminal, enter "defaults write com.apple.Safari...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 2, 2006 at 09:44 PM, in Applications
1. 10.4.8 Intel (build 8L2127) 2. -rw-r--r--... 4,107 Views / 51 Replies  
1. 10.4.8 Intel (build 8L2127)

2. -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 764B Oct 1 17:39:32 2006 /var/log/monthly.out
-r--r--r-- 1 nobody wheel 6M Nov 25 12:42:56 2006...
Posted by Apfhex, on Dec 1, 2006 at 05:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Mail, it seems, doesn't let you select both the... 1,022 Views / 44 Replies  
Mail, it seems, doesn't let you select both the header and the body of the message if you start selecting from the header downwards. If you start the selection from the bottom of the message upwards,...
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 16, 2006 at 03:03 PM, in Applications
Dude, honestly, that's pretty cool looking. If a... 2,725 Views / 82 Replies  
Dude, honestly, that's pretty cool looking. If a bit bulky. Looks like a prop from Stargate or something. :D


Looks a LOT less cool in that pic though. :\
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 15, 2006 at 04:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Doh. 1,355 Views / 45 Replies  
Doh.
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 15, 2006 at 04:43 AM, in Applications
Egads, what links are you clicking on there?... 1,022 Views / 44 Replies  
Egads, what links are you clicking on there? Here's what I did: followed your link to "Really Slick Screensavers", clicked the Downloads link, found the ones listed as being for OS X on the downloads...
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 15, 2006 at 04:37 AM, in Applications
Boomboomboom. And boom. Great stuff. :D 861 Views / 31 Replies  
Boomboomboom.

And boom.

Great stuff. :D
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 14, 2006 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Too bad. WELCOME TO THE SOCIAL. :P 2,725 Views / 82 Replies  
Too bad. WELCOME TO THE SOCIAL. :P
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 14, 2006 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I bet the processor hit would be negligible. ... 544 Views / 5 Replies  
I bet the processor hit would be negligible.

Unless I'm wrong, Internet Sharing with the Airport card in the Mac Pro only offers WEP security.

Connecting VIA ethernet would only be faster for...
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 14, 2006 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Worked for me. At least one person said it fixed... 796 Views / 10 Replies  
Worked for me. At least one person said it fixed the Windows Installer issue with the 23" ACD/X1900. As for the black screen until login when booting Windows, I haven't gone into Windows since...
Posted by Apfhex, on Nov 14, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
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