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No being able to boot into OS9 would suck the big... 773 Views / 18 Replies  
No being able to boot into OS9 would suck the big a$$. I think we'll see a version of 9.2.3 to support booting. You won't be able to buy it though. It will come with the new PowerMacs Only.

The...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 31, 2002 at 09:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Are trempting and felching gay terms, perhaps? 482 Views / 13 Replies  
Are trempting and felching gay terms, perhaps?
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 31, 2002 at 12:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How does one know if the firmware update is a... 58,568 Views / 666 Replies  
How does one know if the firmware update is a 230/230, 250,250 or 275/275 version?

Can anyone post links to these or offer to email them to me?
I will be doing this soon.
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 31, 2002 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Order from a trusted source, but pay more: <a... 662 Views / 3 Replies  
Order from a trusted source, but pay more: <a href="http://images.macsolutions.com/homepage.html" target="_blank">here</a>

No ebay hassles.
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 31, 2002 at 07:40 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
For general use, you will see no improvement... 543 Views / 8 Replies  
For general use, you will see no improvement until 10.2. For 3d games, you WILL see an improvement.
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 31, 2002 at 07:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Uh, I don't think you will lose OS9 if you have... 773 Views / 18 Replies  
Uh, I don't think you will lose OS9 if you have it installed, but there is just no NEW version of OS9.

At least, nothing on Apple's site indicates that 10.2 will come with it.

I'm sure you can...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 30, 2002 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I love my handles. I don't need them on the... 8,960 Views / 182 Replies  
I love my handles. I don't need them on the bottom though unless I move to a zero-gravity environment and the last time I checked, my gravity payment was cashed. :D

Does this case and mobo...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 30, 2002 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Will new PMs that ship with 10.2 come with OS9? 773 Views / 18 Replies  
We know that Jaguar retail does not come with OS9. Do we know if the powermacs that ship with 10.2 will come with it?

Even worse (better?). I wonder if the new PMs will even all BOOTING into...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 30, 2002 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
One bummer about losing .Mac... 321 Views / 0 Replies  
I have dumped .Mac for my own domain and web hosting service.
However, the one thing about .mac that I will miss is the access to the free goodies on the iTools disk.

I got a lot of nice stuff...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 30, 2002 at 07:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey everybody, use this promotion code with... 686 Views / 38 Replies  
Hey everybody, use this promotion code with Amazon to save another $5!
CHNKBKAMZNLT

It's good until the end of August.
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 30, 2002 at 07:43 AM, in Mac OS X
This is true of older PCs too. Time to... 910 Views / 8 Replies  
This is true of older PCs too.

Time to upgrade!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 29, 2002 at 12:18 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The 10.1 rebate is a goof. MAcNN has posted the... 686 Views / 38 Replies  
The 10.1 rebate is a goof. MAcNN has posted the link to the real 10.2 coupon. You will also find it linked to in other threads (like mine about the best price for OSX).

I'm ordering it.
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 29, 2002 at 12:14 PM, in Mac OS X
I have never seen it, I am not a developer and I... 456 Views / 35 Replies  
I have never seen it, I am not a developer and I haven't stolen it either.

I guess I'll have to buy it.
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 29, 2002 at 06:33 AM, in Mac OS X
I had a Pismo 500 that could boot OSX from an... 574 Views / 7 Replies  
I had a Pismo 500 that could boot OSX from an external ADS Technology FW IDE case using a generic drive. And this was in Sept. 2001 and pre-oxford 9111 bridge.

It should work. Have you tried...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 29, 2002 at 06:31 AM, in Mac OS X
Can we hack this and put in any picture we want? 395 Views / 14 Replies  
Can we hack this and put in any picture we want?
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 28, 2002 at 12:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Just rerun the QT6 installer and choose... 443 Views / 2 Replies  
Just rerun the QT6 installer and choose "Uninstall"
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 27, 2002 at 04:09 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
$79 sounds like a bargain to me! 437 Views / 15 Replies  
$79 sounds like a bargain to me!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 26, 2002 at 10:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Best price on OSX Jaguar including shipping? 437 Views / 15 Replies  
OK, folks. Been looking around a little and I am trying to find out who has the best price for Jaguar, with or without rebates.

ClubMac: $119 plus shipping ($10 for UPS. Yikes!)
MacConnection:...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 26, 2002 at 08:05 AM, in Mac OS X
New new version of OS9 with OSX 10.2 Jaguar? 598 Views / 6 Replies  
Does 10.2 come with an install disk of OS9 9.2.2 or something? I haven't heard.

Does this mean that Jobs REALLY isn't updating OS9 anymore?
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 26, 2002 at 07:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Time to upgrade that beige beast to something... 531 Views / 5 Replies  
Time to upgrade that beige beast to something with AGP!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 26, 2002 at 07:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Preventing one from getting into one's case is... 2,032 Views / 4 Replies  
Preventing one from getting into one's case is outright ridiculous! It's like locking the hood to prevent somebody from adding oil or checking the engine like that stupid light tells you to.
...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 25, 2002 at 07:32 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Ouch! $599 for a rack mount G4 case. Who makes... 629 Views / 7 Replies  
Ouch! $599 for a rack mount G4 case. Who makes it, Apple? :D
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 25, 2002 at 07:29 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Just because the mobo is G4 functional and "G5... 8,960 Views / 182 Replies  
Just because the mobo is G4 functional and "G5 ready" doesn't meant that there are two processor slots!

Remember, the processors are on a card so pin-to-pin differences in processors are not...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 25, 2002 at 07:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
1.0000 GHz is hardly "smashing" the GHz barrier. ... 571 Views / 24 Replies  
1.0000 GHz is hardly "smashing" the GHz barrier.

Neither is 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 or even 1.5 GHz.

Quad processors would help smash something, but I think it would just be one's pocketbook!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 25, 2002 at 07:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 913 Views / 35 Replies  
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Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 24, 2002 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
What Happened, Mac Zealot? Someone take over... 1,145 Views / 71 Replies  
What Happened, Mac Zealot? Someone take over your account for a day or so?
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I thought this thread was going to be about a... 462 Views / 25 Replies  
I thought this thread was going to be about a huge DUCK! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" />
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 12:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Bring on the G6! 522 Views / 14 Replies  
Bring on the G6!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
I can't run iMovie or iDVD on a PC, therefore I... 680 Views / 32 Replies  
I can't run iMovie or iDVD on a PC, therefore I am sticking with my "now proven to be slower than a PC" Mac.

Who needs a valid argument?

I prefer OSX. As it is, I am running on one year old...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 07:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can I have/buy the old G4 case when you're done? ... 430 Views / 4 Replies  
Can I have/buy the old G4 case when you're done? Name a price. Email me!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 07:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can I have/buy the old G4 case when you're done? ... 629 Views / 7 Replies  
Can I have/buy the old G4 case when you're done? Name a price. Email me!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 07:42 AM, in Hardware Hacking
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 8,960 Views / 182 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">To all of you guys who said this must be a...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 07:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Crank up the sales volume and the price will... 469 Views / 17 Replies  
Crank up the sales volume and the price will drop. That's where Intel's biggest advantage is (other than sheer clock-speed).

I know nothing about these Power4 processors. Let's move to intel and...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Crank up the sales volume and the price will... 352 Views / 18 Replies  
Crank up the sales volume and the price will drop. That's where Intel's biggest advantage is (other than sheer clock-speed).

I know nothing about these Power4 processors. Let's move to intel and...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 23, 2002 at 07:26 AM, in Mac OS X
If you want 10.2, you pay $129. You may choose... 813 Views / 47 Replies  
If you want 10.2, you pay $129. You may choose not to pay $129 and continue to use 10.1.5 for as long as you want. Apple isn't forcing you.

Truth is, the last full version of OS9 (9.0.0) was...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 22, 2002 at 01:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmmm. "Apple changes mac.com and starts charging... 490 Views / 24 Replies  
Hmmm. "Apple changes mac.com and starts charging for what was once free."
Or would you rather have "Apple stops providing free service with no alternative, free or for money."

Either way are you...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 22, 2002 at 01:36 PM, in Mac OS X
I second that. Possible mobo, but definitely... 8,960 Views / 182 Replies  
I second that. Possible mobo, but definitely nothing more than a prototype case for development purposes. Apple wouldn't ship something this ugly.

And I don't CARE if it is fake or not. It is...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 21, 2002 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
In the PDF it says, "(up to 4 IDE or SCSI Hds + 2... 1,145 Views / 71 Replies  
In the PDF it says, "(up to 4 IDE or SCSI Hds + 2 CD/DVD Drives; + max 4096 MB RAM, + next generation G5 ready, + Turbine Cooling)"

Doesn't seem like something Apple would put in its own PDF.
...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 21, 2002 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The case might be faked, or a blow up of a... 1,145 Views / 71 Replies  
The case might be faked, or a blow up of a smaller picture, but the location of the PCI slots matches those of the "red" DDR board that was on Ebay. PCI slots now on TOP instead of the bottom....
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 21, 2002 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
ATTN QT5 Pro Users! 441 Views / 1 Replies  
BEFORE you install QT6, copy the QT5 Pro movie player to another drive.

After QT6 installs, run QT5. You should have the pro features plus QT6 features (MPEG4) within QT5.

No new key required....
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 19, 2002 at 10:35 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I will reviewuate that link. Please wait. ... 506 Views / 9 Replies  
I will reviewuate that link. Please wait.

Holy Crap! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Eek!]" src="eek.gif" /> It happened here too!

Just kidding. :D

Stupid Yahoo.

<small>[...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 19, 2002 at 01:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Heck, I found a place that will hsot your site up... 525 Views / 21 Replies  
Heck, I found a place that will hsot your site up to 800MB with unlimited email accounts, blah, blah, blah, plus your own domain for the same $100 Apple wants.

<a...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 19, 2002 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple should just upgrade the video cards and... 505 Views / 10 Replies  
Apple should just upgrade the video cards and have a BTO option for whatever Radeon 10,000,000 card is available.

C'mon Apple. We're dying after MWNY!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 19, 2002 at 07:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Rule: Maximum RAM. Buy all you can afford. 796 Views / 25 Replies  
Rule: Maximum RAM. Buy all you can afford.
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 19, 2002 at 07:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
QT5 reinstaller: Does it remove QT6? 349 Views / 1 Replies  
I know it is for the Public Preview of QT6, but does it also remove the "official" version of QT6?
has anyone checked?

If not, how do I remove QT6? just delete it?
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 18, 2002 at 10:02 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Disconnect the harddisk, boot to CD (OSX of... 472 Views / 10 Replies  
Disconnect the harddisk, boot to CD (OSX of course, :D ) and if the sound goes away, the HD is toast. Backup and replace it!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 18, 2002 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK. Now somebody figure out if the firmware from... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
OK. Now somebody figure out if the firmware from a PC version can be flashed to be mac and HERE I COME!!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 18, 2002 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
iTools: What Apple giveth, Apple doth take... 559 Views / 26 Replies  
iTools: What Apple giveth, Apple doth take awayeth, then Apple doth Chargeth foreth!
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 18, 2002 at 12:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I belive it when I buy it. :rolleyes: ... 508 Views / 27 Replies  
I belive it when I buy it. :rolleyes:

However, imagine this: OSX on Intel P4 3GHz on an Apple mobo. Switch a click, and reboot, now you're running Windows XP natively. Click again, now...
Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 18, 2002 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Dan Szwarc, on Jul 17, 2002 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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