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That video tickled me to no end! :lol: I... 17,502 Views / 586 Replies  
That video tickled me to no end!
:lol:

I guess i'll be purchasing a mobile Anakin G6 next year! :rolleyes:

Terrance
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Jun 6, 2005 at 05:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well if they switch to Intel chips, it'll... 17,502 Views / 586 Replies  
Well if they switch to Intel chips, it'll probably be a version of the itanium 64-bit chips with possible Altivec slapped on. I doubt apple would backtrack on the 64 bit chips. The issue would still...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Jun 6, 2005 at 07:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been looking at posts and articles about... 5,424 Views / 121 Replies  
I've been looking at posts and articles about this topic all morning, and the biggest benefit of the Intel/Apple relationship would be the Powerbook. Right now, Apple's been saying that there are...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Jun 4, 2005 at 01:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If heat was a problem, then it should have been... 11,366 Views / 286 Replies  
If heat was a problem, then it should have been addressed in the design. Making a case a little bigger may allow for a little more air circulation. But more importantly, Apple should offer a BTO...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 18, 2004 at 08:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
And don't forget even then will have to swap out... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
And don't forget even then will have to swap out the GPU for a better card as well. I'll plan on getting a Powermac w/6800, but not after Doom 3 is released and the Powermac gets up to around 3GHz....
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 13, 2004 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you look at that page, apple is positioning... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
If you look at that page, apple is positioning the iMac as a machine that can be used as a gaming rig. For someone who wasn't computer savvy or didn't do their research, comments such as...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 10, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
P, please run to the following page and rephrase... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
P, please run to the following page and rephrase your last post: http://www.apple.com/imac/graphics.html

Here's a few comments taken from that page:





I think you'll agree that Apple...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 10, 2004 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree. Does Apple have the testing environment... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
I agree. Does Apple have the testing environment and test they use in their comparisons? Seems like they need some standard test across the board, like in the PC world. Sometimes the numbers seem so...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 8, 2004 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
I disagree; and if you look at all the posts on... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
I disagree; and if you look at all the posts on this thread, Jamesa has no control over everyone throwing the thread OFF TOPIC. I've tried with my posts to put the topic on track, and even Jamesa's...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 8, 2004 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Agreed. Only ONE other person touched on the... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
Agreed. Only ONE other person touched on the stated topic and that was after going off topic.

Once again this is not about the performance or features of the iMac G5, it's about the situation of...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 8, 2004 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
I still thinking you're missing the point of the... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
I still thinking you're missing the point of the thread. The area of dispute is in that graphic/games area, where Barefeats said that performance was only slightly improved over a G4. This would most...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 7, 2004 at 08:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe not. I think it was very nice of that... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
Maybe not. I think it was very nice of that particular store to let the guy benchmark the systems on off periods; it was doing prospective buyers a service that normally wouldn't do indepth research....
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 7, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is it just me, or did everyone go off topic? ... 5,365 Views / 141 Replies  
Is it just me, or did everyone go off topic?

I think the point of the thread is that, a person that has a site known for testing Mac performance disputed results that Apple had and as a result was...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 7, 2004 at 08:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wasn't there a post earlier that said the radeon... 11,366 Views / 286 Replies  
Wasn't there a post earlier that said the radeon 9000 series run no hotter than the 5200's? I don't think it was a cooling issue, it was more likely a cost issue. If they were serious about putting...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 7, 2004 at 07:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
As my friends and i would put it, the 5200 is... 11,366 Views / 286 Replies  
As my friends and i would put it, the 5200 is riding "The Booger Bus"; in fact it is pretty much holding the door for the others to get on (BTW "Booger Bus" is reserved for those ranking last in a...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 4, 2004 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Two weeks and the battle still rages on, eh? ... 11,366 Views / 286 Replies  
Two weeks and the battle still rages on, eh?

From what I've been reading, i thinking everyone agreeing that the graphic card in the iMac is inadequate... from those that are defending the card are...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Oct 2, 2004 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
My powerbook has a 9600 in it; the 17 inch... 13,648 Views / 381 Replies  
My powerbook has a 9600 in it; the 17 inch powerbook has BTO for the 9700 with 128MB RAM and both are 1 inch thick... so I think they could squeeze one in a two incher; even if it is just the mobile...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Sep 22, 2004 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
That may be true for today's games, like i said... 13,648 Views / 381 Replies  
That may be true for today's games, like i said before; but for the next batch of games that we would like to see on the Mac (Far Cry, Doom 3, Half Life 2, etc), it becomes woefully inadequate. No...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Sep 17, 2004 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, and will look at your site. And did... 13,648 Views / 381 Replies  
Thanks, and will look at your site.

And did I say 68000? LOL!!! Guess that tells you how much of a game player I am these days!

Right now I do the little bit of gaming on my Powerbook; it's got...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Sep 17, 2004 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Talk about your heated arguments! I've been... 13,648 Views / 381 Replies  
Talk about your heated arguments!

I've been eyeing the new iMac G5 as well, and most likely will use it as a "guest" computer--you know the one everyone jumps on to surf the internet or check mail...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Sep 17, 2004 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
I like having the superdrive. It's come in handy... 1,619 Views / 36 Replies  
I like having the superdrive. It's come in handy when I have been away from home. And it's great for backing up my drive with some of the stuff I accumulate. Of course it's not as great as having a...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Apr 10, 2004 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the Iogear Miniview Extreme 4-port KVM to... 379 Views / 3 Replies  
I have the Iogear Miniview Extreme 4-port KVM to connect my powerbook, corecrib, and PCs together. I have a logitech wireless keyboard and mouse shared and it all works well. I believe this is also...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Mar 21, 2004 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You might take a look Groupcal... 576 Views / 9 Replies  
You might take a look Groupcal (http://www.snerdware.com/). I believe it syncs exchange's calendar with iCal. And then there's also a free product to sync all the exchange address into the...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Jan 21, 2004 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered one from Macsales.com. Used to it to... 2,246 Views / 11 Replies  
I ordered one from Macsales.com. Used to it to add ram to my powerbook.

Terrance
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Jan 9, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought it was a typo... hope they didn't make... 9,579 Views / 201 Replies  
I thought it was a typo... hope they didn't make too many of them. I saw that price and thought "Steve is high". I'll take the extra 11GB for $50 more please...

And after he made this speech about...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Jan 6, 2004 at 02:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I actually installed that model for a friend for... 475 Views / 3 Replies  
I actually installed that model for a friend for his eMac. It didn't support Airport Extreme and he needed to connect to his parent's router and they were running windows XP. The only problem is...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 23, 2003 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's fairly simple. Just run the powerbook until... 1,183 Views / 13 Replies  
It's fairly simple. Just run the powerbook until it is force into sleep, then charge it back up. I used a DVD movie to run down the charge and I made sure the machine wouldn't go to sleep (set it for...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 23, 2003 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Before the update depending on usage I was... 6,739 Views / 96 Replies  
Before the update depending on usage I was getting about 2 hours per charge. I don't think I did the calibration correctly when I first got the powerbook, so after I installed the update I...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 18, 2003 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have an antec cooling pad... 511 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an antec cooling pad (http://www.antec-inc.com/us/pro_details_cooling.php?ProdID=75004) for my powerbook. Maybe this might suite your needs.

Terrance
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 18, 2003 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And your response was simply off topic. I'm sure... 987 Views / 9 Replies  
And your response was simply off topic. I'm sure your response would be better received in the Lounge. So the next time you wish to grandstand on the soap box in an thread when a simple answer would...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 8, 2003 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They have a USB version of this, but I believe... 610 Views / 8 Replies  
They have a USB version of this, but I believe there were problems using the Multimedia keys on all of iogears KVM offerings (not supported at all). The Extreme line was the first (I believe) that...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 4, 2003 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my KVM in last night. Connected everything... 610 Views / 8 Replies  
I got my KVM in last night. Connected everything and so far so good. I'm able to switch between my powerbook and my Corecrib and use all the multimedia keys on my Logitech Cordless Duo MX. I also am...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 3, 2003 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm using the Logitech Wireless Duo MX (I think... 710 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm using the Logitech Wireless Duo MX (I think that's what it's called). It comes with a wireless keyboard and mouse. Everything is wirelessly hooked up and after I installed the software from their...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Dec 3, 2003 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just bought one of the iogear extreme USB/PS2... 610 Views / 8 Replies  
I just bought one of the iogear extreme USB/PS2 KVMs. It's supposed to emulate the mac multimedia keys. I bought the 4 port KVM (May have more than 2 machines hooked up at anyone time) for 160 at...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 28, 2003 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For the purpose of using DVDbackup, I suggested... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
For the purpose of using DVDbackup, I suggested using the DVD Player. I haven't tried VLC to authorize a DVD. I suggest trying it for multi-region setups, since I don't have that situation (and no...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 28, 2003 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My JVC dvd player accepts this format. But if... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
My JVC dvd player accepts this format. But if you're burning a disc for someone else, it's best to use a DVD-R. And if you're buying a new DVD player, make sure it explictly says what formats it can...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 27, 2003 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Use the DVD-ROM (UDF) option to burn the disk. ... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
Use the DVD-ROM (UDF) option to burn the disk. Click the 'New Disk' button at the bottom then drag the folders under it. I think this keeps the desktop files from being copied onto the DVD-R.
...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 27, 2003 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not to disk... that's what's DVDBackup is for... ... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
Not to disk... that's what's DVDBackup is for...

Pay attention...

Terrance
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 27, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Then try to use VLC to authenticate the disk.... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
Then try to use VLC to authenticate the disk. Then try to run DVDBackup. If you don't get key to appear when backing up a DVD then it didn't work (not entirely true, some titles may not have the...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 26, 2003 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: dvd 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
The combo drive will work... you just need a DVD drive to read the disk...

Terrance
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 26, 2003 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No... In order for DVDBackup to work the DVD... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
No...

In order for DVDBackup to work the DVD basically has to "unlock" the video to the operating system. This is done by running the DVD in the DVD Player. This program checks to see if its a...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 26, 2003 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I work on my webpage, email, games, iChat and... 5,756 Views / 64 Replies  
I work on my webpage, email, games, iChat and surf the web. I also been playing with the exchange capabilities in Mail. I pulled all my work mail onto my powerbook and was able to get files from file...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 25, 2003 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Diskwarrior has saved a few of my drives... 896 Views / 16 Replies  
Diskwarrior has saved a few of my drives structures after they have been corrupted (that'll teach to stop tinkering with my corecrib setup). I keep a minimal Jaguar partition for diskwarrior (so far...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 25, 2003 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Because a VCD is NOT a DVD. If you want to get... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
Because a VCD is NOT a DVD. If you want to get the mpg (the video file) from the VCD properly get VCDGearX from Version Tracker or the link I posted near the top of this thread. That should copy the...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 25, 2003 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So it can authenticate the DVD. Otherwise... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
So it can authenticate the DVD. Otherwise DVDBackup can't decrypt the disk...

Terrance
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 25, 2003 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also you can use VCDGearX to extract the MPG from... 1,818 Views / 36 Replies  
Also you can use VCDGearX to extract the MPG from the video cd. It's found at this site (http://homepage.mac.com/bauer.w/vcdgearx/) .

Terrance
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 24, 2003 at 03:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
fanboy -- The powerbooks are made pretty... 1,878 Views / 23 Replies  
fanboy --

The powerbooks are made pretty well so I wouldn't be too concerned. I think of the plastic being used for grade school kids that scamper about and may drop and bang around their...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 24, 2003 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That page is updated since I looked at it, but... 1,878 Views / 23 Replies  
That page is updated since I looked at it, but still this item is included:

ImageMixer DVD Authoring Software CD

If it's compatible with iDVD, what's the need for this software? Maybe because...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 24, 2003 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just pulled this off of their website: *... 1,878 Views / 23 Replies  
Just pulled this off of their website:

* Compatible with iTunes, Disc Burner and Apple DVD Player

Nowhere does it say it's compatible with iDVD. That's why they include the DVD Authoring...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 23, 2003 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're going to use it for business, then you... 1,878 Views / 23 Replies  
If you're going to use it for business, then you will probably be looking at the Powerbooks; you can put a DVD-R in a G4 iBook, but it will still be a consumer laptop. You're gonna get your best...
Posted by terrancew_hod, on Nov 22, 2003 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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