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In general, Mac browsers aren't great. Mac users... 1,664 Views / 41 Replies  
In general, Mac browsers aren't great. Mac users tend not to see that unless they're on a slow system or don't use Windows at all. Or maybe they do, and that's why there's so many tips. They all have...
Posted by yukon, on Nov 17, 2005 at 09:30 AM, in Applications
Basically, back up everything you have, and... 17,508 Views / 29 Replies  
Basically, back up everything you have, and reformat, turn on Zero All Data.

Micromat says to do that. I don't know though, I thought IDE drives would automatically map out bad...
Posted by yukon, on Nov 3, 2005 at 12:48 AM, in Applications
parachute.mpg 4.2mb Created: Thursday, June 22,... 1,682 Views / 23 Replies  
parachute.mpg 4.2mb
Created: Thursday, June 22, 2000 1:42pm

I think that's from somewhere near "Birth of Black Jesus" on the timeline ;-)
Posted by yukon, on Oct 18, 2005 at 03:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Lol @ emotioneric. 968 Views / 15 Replies  
Lol @ emotioneric.
Posted by yukon, on Oct 17, 2005 at 04:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had some dental work done, never again. I don't... 652 Views / 16 Replies  
Had some dental work done, never again. I don't care if my teeth start falling out, I'm not getting dental work until they can grow new teeth. Last time I went for a cleaning, refused anything else...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 16, 2005 at 12:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeo (IV30 and IV50) are the problems, you can't... 1,113 Views / 38 Replies  
Indeo (IV30 and IV50) are the problems, you can't play them on OS X....MPlayer etc would reverse engineer them, but they're created different than almost all other codecs, so it would be a lot of...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 8, 2005 at 08:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Shave in the shower, fog free mirrors are... 979 Views / 17 Replies  
Shave in the shower, fog free mirrors are available. Try shaving at different angles.
Posted by yukon, on Oct 8, 2005 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
WOW, crap, I looked at Player Pro about a week... 692 Views / 6 Replies  
WOW, crap, I looked at Player Pro about a week ago, the original page to see if it had updated (I was archiving old applications), and the page said the author discontinued it. Thanks to this thread,...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 8, 2005 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course, lots of mods, ITs, XMs, etc here. I'm... 692 Views / 6 Replies  
Of course, lots of mods, ITs, XMs, etc here. I'm surprised most of yours were ~1mb, mine are anywhere from 15k to 500k, 1mb ones usually had some crap sound clip from a real song etc. It's too bad,...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 8, 2005 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course there could be a good replacement. It... 5,318 Views / 55 Replies  
Of course there could be a good replacement. It just has to be someone who can see ahead of the curve, but who won't release products too early. Apple is probably perfecting a video iPod, and they're...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 7, 2005 at 08:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yiu probably would like Chinese food. I... 673 Views / 20 Replies  
Yiu probably would like Chinese food.

I really need to learn to cook actual Asian foods, not that fatty deadly delicious westernized crap they sell in mall food-courts.
Posted by yukon, on Oct 7, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Quicktime used to be good. Hell, it used to be... 1,113 Views / 38 Replies  
Quicktime used to be good. Hell, it used to be standard, a draw to the mac "multimedia" platform. If I remember correctly, version 3 was good, but it was declining as a standard. Version 4 was part...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 7, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That was really funny, quoting Dr. Weil to prove... 2,055 Views / 98 Replies  
That was really funny, quoting Dr. Weil to prove a point, I didn't even have to look at the link. And no, its not funny because he's "not perfectly scientific!", but because he has controversy, like...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 3, 2005 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never saw it, found the edit really good. I have... 1,102 Views / 28 Replies  
Never saw it, found the edit really good. I have seen The Shinning though, so I was somewhat prepared.

There are other ones too. The Titanic one was crappy (constant fading to black to make it...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 3, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If I could bring a couple crates of condoms and a... 1,032 Views / 39 Replies  
If I could bring a couple crates of condoms and a crate of soap for those women, sure. As long as I'm still myself, and am allowed to reinvent things I like without being burnt at the stake, no...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 1, 2005 at 01:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's easy to hit 100gb per month, I've known... 484 Views / 4 Replies  
It's easy to hit 100gb per month, I've known people to do 300mb per month. The 50gb cap is becoming common. Try checking out the other ISPs in the area, more and more companies are reselling...
Posted by yukon, on Oct 1, 2005 at 01:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Sigh, I can remember when I could boot off a RAM... 2,839 Views / 14 Replies  
Sigh, I can remember when I could boot off a RAM disk. I had to pare down the system a bit, but did it ever fly.

Flash is making strides, but it can never replace our current magnetic drives,...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 26, 2005 at 02:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's in my sig. Latest MacOS X. 481 Views / 2 Replies  
It's in my sig. Latest MacOS X.
Posted by yukon, on Sep 23, 2005 at 08:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Sound balance keeps changing 481 Views / 2 Replies  
Once every week or so I notice my music sounds off. I check the Sound control panel, and the sound balance has been moved to the left. It's doing this without user interaction. Why? How do I stop it?...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 23, 2005 at 07:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes. Because Norton is terrible. "Norton... 1,256 Views / 26 Replies  
Yes. Because Norton is terrible. "Norton Crashguard has crashed, fix with Norton Crashguard?'. Because a weekly virus scan isn't necessary as files are scanned as accessed or written, if you want it...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 23, 2005 at 07:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Agreed, I had windows viruses on my drive, all of... 1,256 Views / 26 Replies  
Agreed, I had windows viruses on my drive, all of them were given to be my a specific person that "lives with" the viruses.

Also, many virus scanners include heuristic methods of diagnosis...it's...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 22, 2005 at 08:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Other than James Bond, probably everyone I've... 1,287 Views / 48 Replies  
Other than James Bond, probably everyone I've seen that smoked didn't have much money. Could be just my experience, but I remember certain smokers combing through their crappy, stinking cars for...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 22, 2005 at 12:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Keep a copy of ClamAV (ClamXAV.com) available.... 1,256 Views / 26 Replies  
Keep a copy of ClamAV (ClamXAV.com) available. When a virus exists, it'll include it in it's updated definitions, and you'll be able to diagnose or remove current/future infections. An infected...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 21, 2005 at 11:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Brilliant really. You just answered a philosophy... 1,287 Views / 48 Replies  
Brilliant really. You just answered a philosophy question one level further. "Why do I not smoke? Because it is not condusive to health. Why do I desire health? Because health is good. Why is health...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 21, 2005 at 11:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Early dmg had crappy compression, files like... 1,639 Views / 34 Replies  
Early dmg had crappy compression, files like .dmg.gz were a bit more common. dmg.sit made a little sense, though a bit overkill compared to gzip. I haven't noticed that lately, and I believe dmg now...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 19, 2005 at 03:01 PM, in Applications
.sit.hqx. I HATE that. It's almost as stupid as... 1,639 Views / 34 Replies  
.sit.hqx. I HATE that. It's almost as stupid as the .zip.ace.zip.rar (in 80 parts) files.

If there are any offenders here, .sit preserves resource forks and compresses, BinHex simply preserves...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 19, 2005 at 12:49 AM, in Applications
Most of it was from the earlier days, back when... 888 Views / 13 Replies  
Most of it was from the earlier days, back when they called it SunOS and the early versions of Solaris. It was sometimes incompatible, different, drove a lot of people nuts (ie. "compiles on...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 18, 2005 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's an interesting idea. Apple made it possible,... 888 Views / 13 Replies  
It's an interesting idea. Apple made it possible, OS X opened up a lot of possibilities for them (not the least of which, a port to x86). I don't know much about Solaris 10, just that I can download...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 18, 2005 at 01:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No. It's still burning gas, which has more than... 672 Views / 13 Replies  
No. It's still burning gas, which has more than hydrogen and oxygen in it. Unless they're claiming that they're perfected the GEET engine, and are now transmutating elements into other elements, they...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 18, 2005 at 01:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been using .bin for old mac files, and .dmg... 1,639 Views / 34 Replies  
I've been using .bin for old mac files, and .dmg for OS X applications....the dmg denotes it's MacOS X only, and the MacBinaryIII encoding lets me transfer the mac files on any filesystem and use any...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 17, 2005 at 01:06 AM, in Applications
I didn't like 9, it had a bug where if you... 1,639 Views / 34 Replies  
I didn't like 9, it had a bug where if you gzipped a file using StuffitCM, the next time you tried to do a MacBinaryIII encoding, it would output .bin.gz, and the file would be garbage...."Surprise!...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 15, 2005 at 10:05 AM, in Applications
The wired article explains it, a "social... 2,150 Views / 54 Replies  
The wired article explains it, a "social browser", features for blogging and bookmark sharing etc. IMHO it's probably unnecessary and it appears to be diverting resources/visionaries from the Firefox...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 15, 2005 at 01:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Isn't Mr. Macintosh that rich recluse that has... 741 Views / 11 Replies  
Isn't Mr. Macintosh that rich recluse that has young boys live in his theme-park mansion?

( http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109287/ )
Posted by yukon, on Sep 13, 2005 at 06:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Using cover.jpg in the same directory as the... 526 Views / 13 Replies  
Using cover.jpg in the same directory as the album art.
Posted by yukon, on Sep 9, 2005 at 08:55 PM, in Applications
The new phone thing, it's in the readme. You can... 1,113 Views / 3 Replies  
The new phone thing, it's in the readme. You can avoid installing it by opening up the .mpkg folder and simply installing iTunes.pkg in resources.
Posted by yukon, on Sep 8, 2005 at 09:12 AM, in Applications
Exactly. It's new, and it's different. It's... 9,539 Views / 105 Replies  
Exactly. It's new, and it's different. It's inconsistent, but it's better than the previous look. This shouldn't be a skin for iTunes, but part of OS X. It's similar to Mail.app now, but now they...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 7, 2005 at 05:26 PM, in Applications
I wanted a rewrite, I expected one. The features... 5,579 Views / 95 Replies  
I wanted a rewrite, I expected one. The features are pretty lame, I could go through each one and dismiss them all entirely, other than nested playlists, which many people were waiting for but I...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 7, 2005 at 04:53 PM, in Applications
It is angular, seems almost monochromatic, the... 9,539 Views / 105 Replies  
It is angular, seems almost monochromatic, the buttons look somehow blurry. I don't like that. But I like the new look, it's cleaner, less bloated....looks very modern, brushed metal was very 80's,...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 7, 2005 at 04:45 PM, in Applications
OK, N/P. 892 Views / 16 Replies  
OK, N/P.
Posted by yukon, on Sep 7, 2005 at 02:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't like it, it means holding onto a name and... 921 Views / 27 Replies  
I don't like it, it means holding onto a name and using it for nothing while someone else could use it to give content to users. I don't want one of those horrible search engine fake things, there's...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 7, 2005 at 01:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a slight rephrasing of an Eddie Izzard... 892 Views / 16 Replies  
It's a slight rephrasing of an Eddie Izzard "emergency joke", it's in Definite Article (the unedited version). If you check his work out, Dress to Kill is probably the best to try first.

I saw the...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 6, 2005 at 09:46 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't see the beachball unless I'm using a... 892 Views / 16 Replies  
I don't see the beachball unless I'm using a program I won't use for long. If you start seeing it, don't use that program anymore, you shouldn't have to see it. Safari is horrible for multithreading...
Posted by yukon, on Sep 6, 2005 at 12:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Master Key is a good program, it has a demo, and... 2,626 Views / 98 Replies  
Master Key is a good program, it has a demo, and Dvorak specific lessons for beginners.

Just wanted to say, tried out Ubuntu Linux and it has an interesting way to let you select the keymapping....
Posted by yukon, on Jul 28, 2005 at 04:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That dictionary is a really large file. Maybe... 701 Views / 11 Replies  
That dictionary is a really large file. Maybe abridged versions or localized install CDs if Apple does that at all, or widgets for online dictionaries in other languages. Since OS X is supposed to be...
Posted by yukon, on Jul 28, 2005 at 04:03 PM, in Applications
I bought something with Paypal, they were... 613 Views / 14 Replies  
I bought something with Paypal, they were useless. After all the horror stories, I made it so they couldn't access my credit anymore but kept the account. I got a really official looking email, very...
Posted by yukon, on Jul 26, 2005 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
*This Paragraph is Opinion with Attempted... 1,018 Views / 25 Replies  
*This Paragraph is Opinion with Attempted Justification*-Linux isn't as good as OS X, period. I can do this with a short equasion. OS X = UNIX + OSS + Mac Elegance + OS X Software + Virtual PC. But...
Posted by yukon, on Jul 25, 2005 at 06:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't like the personal comments, two more for... 1,630 Views / 43 Replies  
I don't like the personal comments, two more for the ignore list in any case. Not that I mean to ignore anyone, I just value my time. I only see two threads started by TheSpaz, a new thread would be...
Posted by yukon, on Jul 25, 2005 at 06:02 PM, in Mac OS X
I've found that new versions of OS X are faster... 1,018 Views / 25 Replies  
I've found that new versions of OS X are faster for many things, but some things become slower, that RAM/swap usage has increased.....and before anyone says it, I _could_ spend 120$ (CAD) on a 512 of...
Posted by yukon, on Jul 25, 2005 at 02:53 PM, in Mac OS X
With the GCC fork, I had figured it could be... 780 Views / 12 Replies  
With the GCC fork, I had figured it could be "open source" like XNU is open source in OS X, it's believed that Apple compiles in extra closed source bits so that a freshly compiled version of XNU...
Posted by yukon, on Jul 25, 2005 at 02:39 PM, in Applications
OS X is getting bigger, it even comes on a DVD... 1,018 Views / 25 Replies  
OS X is getting bigger, it even comes on a DVD now. It's also gaining in complexity, with things like dashboard, yes. But it's also gotten faster the last few revisions, and for systems with a...
Posted by yukon, on Jul 25, 2005 at 02:25 AM, in Mac OS X
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