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Smashing, thanks a lot ;) 672 Views / 3 Replies  
Smashing, thanks a lot ;)
Posted by superblue, on Mar 18, 2005 at 07:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Where to buy Mac Mini Superdrive? 672 Views / 3 Replies  
Any recommendations on where to buy a Superdrive I can fit into a Mac Mini (instead of the CD-RW) ?
Posted by superblue, on Mar 17, 2005 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Or anyone with an AOL AIM account - Mac or PC.... 871 Views / 9 Replies  
Or anyone with an AOL AIM account - Mac or PC. iSight works with the latest PC AIM too. iChat doesn't talk with MSN. You need to use the MSN Messenger Application for chatting with MSN users (Mac or...
Posted by superblue, on Jan 15, 2005 at 03:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's a fair point (I have to admit, I always do... 12,490 Views / 213 Replies  
That's a fair point (I have to admit, I always do so using the power button on my monitor, and forgot you can do the same thing via the menu too). However, it's not something that everyone's...
Posted by superblue, on Jan 11, 2005 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry, have I been misinterpreting Apple's design... 12,490 Views / 213 Replies  
Sorry, have I been misinterpreting Apple's design philosophy all these years? I was under the impression that the "Think" in "Think Different" carried as much weight as the "Different". Anyone who...
Posted by superblue, on Jan 11, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
What makes you think all these potential Mini... 12,490 Views / 213 Replies  
What makes you think all these potential Mini users are computer idiots? Those interested in a Mini are quite likely to have an interest in computers in the first place - else I doubt they'd be even...
Posted by superblue, on Jan 11, 2005 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
My 2 cents: Why is the power button on the back?... 12,490 Views / 213 Replies  
My 2 cents: Why is the power button on the back? Seeing this is aimed at monitor-owning PC users, they're unlikely to have Apple monitors with the convenient power buttons. So you're going to have...
Posted by superblue, on Jan 11, 2005 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does anyone know of a way to record an incoming... 9,967 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone know of a way to record an incoming video chat? Presumably Snapz would allow it if the processor would, but are there any other alternatives?
Posted by superblue, on Sep 22, 2004 at 09:09 AM, in Applications
Is Toast for me? (Burning a presentation CD-ROM) 322 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm making a portfolio CD-ROM for my design company - it's basically a Flash projector, with (among other things) links to several html files (also on the disc). I need to be able to burn a...
Posted by superblue, on Jul 28, 2004 at 06:28 AM, in Applications
But can I use my Soundsticks/iSub with it? I'll... 12,276 Views / 216 Replies  
But can I use my Soundsticks/iSub with it? I'll be gutted if not, as I haven't had a stereo for years - I thought that was kind of the point of the digital hub :hmm:

I suspect the USB port is for...
Posted by superblue, on Jun 7, 2004 at 09:35 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: Microsoft Office 2004: Is it worth the Price of the Upgrade? 1,046 Views / 16 Replies  
Can you elaborate a bit? How much faster, and in what areas? I don't use Office much, but I'll always take a speed boost if there's one going...
Posted by superblue, on May 25, 2004 at 02:34 AM, in Applications
In my experience, Fireworks is the worst of them... 1,330 Views / 33 Replies  
In my experience, Fireworks is the worst of them all. AN ABSOLUTE PIG - waiting for the properties panel to update to reflect the currently selected item is an absolute joke. And don't get me started...
Posted by superblue, on May 17, 2004 at 05:39 AM, in Applications
*bump* is anyone even able to tell me that it's... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
*bump* is anyone even able to tell me that it's fine on their system, and it's a problem at my end? Running out of ideas here...
Posted by superblue, on Apr 20, 2004 at 07:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Text anti-aliasing in FW 2004/Img Ready under 10.3 367 Views / 2 Replies  
Just to try and show what I mean, here's a brief example from FW MX 2004. You can see how messed up the "system" anti-alias is, and the "no anti-alias" is iffy too...
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Posted by superblue, on Apr 14, 2004 at 11:17 AM, in Mac OS X
He's right. Japan store's down too... but not the... 547 Views / 7 Replies  
He's right. Japan store's down too... but not the UK...
Posted by superblue, on Apr 13, 2004 at 08:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Text anti-aliasing in FW 2004/Img Ready under 10.3 367 Views / 2 Replies  
At the moment I can't quite figure out what's going on here, whether it's a problem with the OS or the applicaiton or fonts...

All I know is I'm getting odd results with Fireworks 2004's and...
Posted by superblue, on Apr 12, 2004 at 12:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Share Address book a la shared music? 315 Views / 0 Replies  
People are always asking me for addresses here at work - is there any way I can share a section of my address book like I do with my iTunes playlists? Would be very handy indeed... (running 10.2,...
Posted by superblue, on Mar 19, 2004 at 01:51 AM, in Applications
I was always able to download attachments with IE... 1,349 Views / 23 Replies  
I was always able to download attachments with IE though... is this not the case now? Nice one M$ :rolleyes:
Posted by superblue, on Dec 2, 2003 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Just a few photos I took: ... 787 Views / 23 Replies  
Just a few photos I took:

http://homepage.mac.com/jamesbowskill/PhotoAlbum7.html

Spent about 90 mins getting in (thought it'd take longer). Was hectic to say the least - I wonder how it'll go...
Posted by superblue, on Nov 30, 2003 at 08:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just got home from it myself - it really was... 787 Views / 23 Replies  
Just got home from it myself - it really was crazy there. Queued for about 90mins I think (though it'd take longer) and took a few photos inside. Will post them later on. Have other Apple Store...
Posted by superblue, on Nov 30, 2003 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just got out of bed now (after giving up on... 787 Views / 23 Replies  
Just got out of bed now (after giving up on hearing the rain when the alarm went off!) Get some breakfast down me and I'll be off... Will get some pictures up later today.
Posted by superblue, on Nov 29, 2003 at 09:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You a fast swimmer? 787 Views / 23 Replies  
You a fast swimmer?
Posted by superblue, on Nov 29, 2003 at 10:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Going to the Tokyo Apple Store opening tomorrow? 787 Views / 23 Replies  
Anybody from the forums off to the Ginza store opening tomorrow? Are there going to be any freebies or discounts for early birds? Can't wait! 5 whole floors!! :D
Posted by superblue, on Nov 29, 2003 at 07:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi Ronanmd, welcome to Mac land! I've had the... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Ronanmd, welcome to Mac land! I've had the same problem with Safari - not been able to download files form my hotmail account. So far I've just resorted to using IE for that... not a great...
Posted by superblue, on Nov 18, 2003 at 09:50 PM, in Applications
Suggestions for a Flash New Years Card system? 326 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking into building a little system for sending out the company's new year cards this year. I want to send out cards with invidual ID numbers on them, which when entered at the company's...
Posted by superblue, on Nov 18, 2003 at 05:18 AM, in Developer Center
If it's still before the expiry date, I could do... 484 Views / 3 Replies  
If it's still before the expiry date, I could do with a copy here too... any kind souls out there?
Posted by superblue, on Oct 31, 2003 at 08:35 AM, in Applications
songoku912, I'm jealous!!! Are there any... 8,476 Views / 80 Replies  
songoku912, I'm jealous!!! Are there any differences between the 500 and 800 re: the exterior? (materials, finish etc). Also, are the 500's and 800's batteries swappable?
Posted by superblue, on Oct 22, 2003 at 09:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Exactly the same problem here: latest Airport... 769 Views / 9 Replies  
Exactly the same problem here: latest Airport updates on Snow base station, iBook on 10.2.6, and having to reset the base station with the power cable every time the iBook wakes up. :mad:
Posted by superblue, on Oct 19, 2003 at 12:03 AM, in Networking
and how's the performance under 10.3 as opposed... 572 Views / 5 Replies  
and how's the performance under 10.3 as opposed to 10.2?
Posted by superblue, on Oct 14, 2003 at 08:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for all the input everyone, I've got a... 944 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for all the input everyone, I've got a good range of source material now... time to get stuck into the report!
Posted by superblue, on Oct 12, 2003 at 03:24 AM, in Mac OS X
We're already using Jaguar - have been all year.... 944 Views / 12 Replies  
We're already using Jaguar - have been all year. Moving to Windows would mean investing in additional PCs and relegating the current Macs (2 G4s) to nothing more than testing cross-platform...
Posted by superblue, on Oct 11, 2003 at 01:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Help me convince my boss to stay Mac!! 944 Views / 12 Replies  
We're a small, young Tokyo-based design agency focussing predominantly on web work. We're currently split between Macs (OS X) and Windows (2000). My boss isn't impressed with the performance of OS X...
Posted by superblue, on Oct 11, 2003 at 09:18 AM, in Mac OS X
To date, I've yet to try. I'm using a Japanese... 1,320 Views / 4 Replies  
To date, I've yet to try. I'm using a Japanese version of Illustrator 10, so naturally can type Japanese. The problem is my productivity drops due to the Japanese menus and palettes.

I haven't...
Posted by superblue, on Oct 9, 2003 at 09:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Does Illustrator CS allow typing of Japanese? 1,320 Views / 4 Replies  
I can't quite figure this out from the info on Adobe's website... Although it mentions that it ships with some Japanese Opentype fonts, it doesn't say that it supports double-byte entry or that it...
Posted by superblue, on Oct 9, 2003 at 08:44 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
iDriveX - how are you finding 2004 under Panther?... 810 Views / 12 Replies  
iDriveX - how are you finding 2004 under Panther? Do the performance horror stories I've been reading elsewhere re: DW and FW hold true even under 10.3?
Posted by superblue, on Oct 6, 2003 at 09:24 PM, in Mac OS X
I've had that warning in Fireworks MX too by the... 1,164 Views / 9 Replies  
I've had that warning in Fireworks MX too by the way - it's not *only* a 2004 feature. At least Macromedia don't demand you upgrade for that piece of retro nostalgia) :rolleyes:
Posted by superblue, on Oct 6, 2003 at 09:20 PM, in Applications
There's no reason why you can't do it. Whether or... 554 Views / 2 Replies  
There's no reason why you can't do it. Whether or not you're supposed to do it is another matter... :D
Posted by superblue, on Oct 4, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in Mac OS X
3rd party app performance under 10.3? 533 Views / 2 Replies  
I've read plenty about 10.3 being 'faster' and 'snappier' overall, and how 'xyz' launches in one bounce etc...

Do 10.3's improvements extend to 3rd party apps, or are the performance increases...
Posted by superblue, on Oct 4, 2003 at 12:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Download Safari applescripts, one of which makes... 39,747 Views / 10 Replies  
Download Safari applescripts, one of which makes the window full screen (also thigs like mail URL, combine windows). You can keep the script icon in the menu bar.
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Posted by superblue, on Oct 4, 2003 at 12:58 AM, in Mac OS X
I read a post a while back that deleting the... 619 Views / 9 Replies  
I read a post a while back that deleting the icons in the Library's Safari folder can help speed it up in some cases...
Posted by superblue, on Oct 1, 2003 at 09:43 PM, in Applications
Just thinking out loud here - I'm not sure you... 402 Views / 1 Replies  
Just thinking out loud here - I'm not sure you can do it very easily, but you could select the 2 or more songs you want, burn them as an audio CD, then re-import them as one song (by joining the CD...
Posted by superblue, on Sep 28, 2003 at 12:03 AM, in Applications
I'm using an 1024 x 768 LCD and 1280 x 1024 CRT... 706 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm using an 1024 x 768 LCD and 1280 x 1024 CRT on a 733 G4 and have often wondered about slowdown... can't really put my finger on it but my G4 400 on a single CRT feels smoother and (sorry to say...
Posted by superblue, on Sep 22, 2003 at 01:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Mail app quits when retrieving messages 347 Views / 0 Replies  
All of a sudden Mail has started unexpectedly quitting. It only does this when it tries to get mail, though I can still send mail ok. What procedures can I go through to try and fix it?
Posted by superblue, on Sep 13, 2003 at 06:14 AM, in Applications
That is one excellent choice by Apple! You can... 17,510 Views / 261 Replies  
That is one excellent choice by Apple! You can see the music video for it here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/chat/dance/royksopp_eple.shtml

And a better video of Royksopp's here:...
Posted by superblue, on Sep 12, 2003 at 08:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I must read this picky comment half a dozen times... 719 Views / 5 Replies  
I must read this picky comment half a dozen times a week. Yeah, MAC grates a bit, but you'll never educate everyone, and is it really such a big deal? hell, it's not like we're destroying Apple's...
Posted by superblue, on Sep 12, 2003 at 07:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Not sure if this will help, but I came across it... 429 Views / 6 Replies  
Not sure if this will help, but I came across it a day or two ago: http://www.malcolmadams.com/itunes/itinfo/sharedlib.shtml
Posted by superblue, on Sep 11, 2003 at 09:31 PM, in Mac OS X
You, sir are a genius. I've been cursing the... 11,797 Views / 136 Replies  
You, sir are a genius. I've been cursing the native PDF format in 10.2 for over a year now - as I couldn't even import grabs into Freehand, I had to re-export them as TIFFS. I am now one very happy...
Posted by superblue, on Sep 10, 2003 at 12:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Surely it can't be even slower than DW MX? :( 11,778 Views / 93 Replies  
Surely it can't be even slower than DW MX? :(
Posted by superblue, on Sep 10, 2003 at 02:15 AM, in Applications
Looks like Freehand misses the update again - I... 1,514 Views / 39 Replies  
Looks like Freehand misses the update again - I can't see anything "2004" about it - and oh, how I wish for Unicode support in Freehand!!!! :mad: But 85% speed increase in FW? About bloody time!!!...
Posted by superblue, on Aug 25, 2003 at 07:21 AM, in Applications
I've found Shinjuku's Yodobashi to be pretty... 695 Views / 6 Replies  
I've found Shinjuku's Yodobashi to be pretty good, though Akiba's Sofmap Mac Collection store is still my favourite - a whole floor of used Macs :D !
Posted by superblue, on Aug 25, 2003 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
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