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I used to have a blue-n-white tower with a 10GB... 1,713 Views / 14 Replies  
I used to have a blue-n-white tower with a 10GB (!) hard drive. Once the drive dropped below 100MB free space the Finder would relaunch back to the default settings--my customized Dock would be...
Posted by Hobeaux, on May 3, 2007 at 01:13 AM, in Mac OS X
i would love to get the iPhone the day it comes... 2,299 Views / 32 Replies  
i would love to get the iPhone the day it comes out, but alas I'm still locked into my TMobile account. No amount of product lust can get me to buy out a contract -- maybe by the time my contract...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 28, 2007 at 03:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple - 802.11... 511 Views / 4 Replies  
Apple - 802.11 (http://www.apple.com/wireless/80211/)
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 10, 2007 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Keep what you have. If you don't, you'll run the... 6,162 Views / 76 Replies  
Keep what you have. If you don't, you'll run the chance of hurting your wife's feelings.

Besides that, even -if- Apple came out with a new 8-core machine it's doubtful that it would be available...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 30, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
according to Leopard Technology Series for... 2,309 Views / 28 Replies  
according to Leopard Technology Series for Developers (http://developer.apple.com/leopard/overview/)

Apple could standardize on a single screen size in inches but keep making the pixels smaller...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 21, 2006 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple hasn't changed how LCDs work. What they did... 2,309 Views / 28 Replies  
Apple hasn't changed how LCDs work. What they did do is make the zoom function so that it renders all type on-the-fly rather than do a raster scale.

For instance if you were to activate the Zoom...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 21, 2006 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's widescreen like all the rest of the Apple... 2,309 Views / 28 Replies  
It's widescreen like all the rest of the Apple displays (the iBook was 4x3 ratio) but in a small form factor. If it was any smaller in resolution the height would have been limiting. There have been...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 20, 2006 at 07:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
13-inch is larger 2,309 Views / 28 Replies  
one thing that nobody seemed to notice is that the 12-inch and the 14-inch iBooks were exactly the same resolution: 1024x768. The 13-inch MacBook is a slightly higher resolution at 1280x800.

but...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 16, 2006 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"...i turn off dashboard on every computer i... 1,907 Views / 23 Replies  
"...i turn off dashboard on every computer i use."

thanks for the warning: stay away from my machine ;)

honestly, I would go through withdrawals if I had to live without Dashboard and Exposé.
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 12, 2006 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
have you seen this banding in other machines?... 2,040 Views / 8 Replies  
have you seen this banding in other machines? Could it be your Display preferences is set to a low number of colors? Check to see if it's set to millions or not.
Posted by Hobeaux, on Sep 30, 2006 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
the x1900 card will be a great card for any of... 1,768 Views / 42 Replies  
the x1900 card will be a great card for any of the displays and can support two 30-inch displays in an extended desktop (not mirrored). Here's the "learn more" text from the customize page



If...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Sep 21, 2006 at 01:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
a couple of things: 1. always, always, always... 1,768 Views / 42 Replies  
a couple of things:
1. always, always, always purchase AppleCare with your computer/iPod. It adds two years support and removes a lot of pain should anything go wrong.
2. photoshop isn't native...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Sep 20, 2006 at 12:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
The iMac and the Mac Pro are significantly faster... 6,738 Views / 52 Replies  
The iMac and the Mac Pro are significantly faster than your old MDD. As with all hardware and OS upgrades you may have to update your current software for the new machines (assuming that you haven't...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Sep 9, 2006 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
"notebook" 4,147 Views / 15 Replies  
manufacturers don't call these mobile devices 'laptops' any longer--they're "notebooks" or "mobile computers" or other euphemism because they get way too hot to keep in your lap.

I have a 1 year...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Aug 16, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
a word of caution I haven't seen the chips... 6,738 Views / 52 Replies  
a word of caution

I haven't seen the chips up-close, but if you -can- swap out the woodcrest for one of the new chips coming out this year, i'd be careful. The new chips may require a different...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Aug 14, 2006 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
I read today that OWC is now making an FB-DIMM... 2,392 Views / 24 Replies  
I read today that OWC is now making an FB-DIMM for the Mac Pros that has their own heat sinks on them. It's a tad less than Apple RAM: ordering 16GB from OWC will save $800 than ordering Apple RAM....
Posted by Hobeaux, on Aug 12, 2006 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
This is the one "gotcha" I think. It's my belief... 2,392 Views / 24 Replies  
This is the one "gotcha" I think. It's my belief that you'll have to use the Apple FB-DIMMs because of the heat-sinks they have on there. FB-DIMMs run much hotter than regular DIMMs and, currently,...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Aug 9, 2006 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
every quarter 4,418 Views / 41 Replies  
Intel's new Core 2 Duo chips appear to be in short supply and all the PC manufacturers seem to be constrained in their ability to ship their product. Read on some site somewhere that the cooling on...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Aug 9, 2006 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
(this may not be helpful) Is the CDDB... 984 Views / 22 Replies  
(this may not be helpful)

Is the CDDB content actually incorrect? If so, you can rename the tracks and then upload the correct info back to CDDB via the "submit CD track names" menu item.
...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Oct 20, 2005 at 03:05 PM, in Applications
love to see you back here, BBX—I thought you had... 6,558 Views / 88 Replies  
love to see you back here, BBX—I thought you had abandoned us forever ;) Well, them. I'm not a themer and the longest a theme ever lasted on my machine was about three days. But I do love to see the...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Sep 12, 2005 at 12:12 PM, in GUI Customization
if you hit F12 while holding a widget it lands on... 1,040 Views / 8 Replies  
if you hit F12 while holding a widget it lands on the desktop.
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jul 13, 2005 at 03:25 PM, in GUI Customization
On my zippy 2.3GHz G5 Tower it takes a while to... 4,723 Views / 59 Replies  
On my zippy 2.3GHz G5 Tower it takes a while to load Dashboard—when I first launch it. It's busily opening all the widgets, going out to the Internet and getting the information that each widget...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jul 12, 2005 at 11:41 AM, in Mac OS X
:rolleyes: 10,804 Views / 135 Replies  
To anyone bashing Adobe, "Get a clue."

If Adobe were to support one group, all others would be jumping up and down screaming that they're a [insert group here] organization. For instance, if they...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jun 13, 2005 at 11:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
the machines are basically the same, so it boils... 2,230 Views / 25 Replies  
the machines are basically the same, so it boils down to:
1. do you already have the mouse, keyboard, display and don't want to store them somewhere
2. do you want the luxury of being able to move...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Feb 21, 2005 at 12:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
interesting Konfabulator vs. Dashboard article... 2,331 Views / 74 Replies  
interesting Konfabulator vs. Dashboard article (has this been mentioned already?)

http://daringfireball.net/2004/06/dashboard_vs_konfabulator
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jun 30, 2004 at 09:15 PM, in GUI Customization
Omega Exclusive Preview 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
I've been using a preview release copy of Omega and I just couldn't resist posting a screenshot!

http://homepage.mac.com/hobeaux/.Pictures/OMEGA.jpg
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jun 30, 2004 at 01:26 PM, in GUI Customization
Re: I'm amazed 4,649 Views / 25 Replies  
You've inadvertantly typed the T key while viewing the visualizer. Doing so toggles the Frame Rate Cap of 30.

Type H to bring up a menu of other visualizer options.
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jun 10, 2004 at 11:46 AM, in Applications
thanks 366 Views / 4 Replies  
hey, thanks -- i'll look into that :D
Posted by Hobeaux, on Apr 23, 2004 at 05:25 PM, in GUI Customization
can i change Label colors? 366 Views / 4 Replies  
I like the fact that Mac OS X 10.3.x has the ability to have labels, but I never use them as they are gaudy beyond measure. Is there a way to customize those colors? if so, can it be done easily?
Posted by Hobeaux, on Apr 23, 2004 at 02:59 PM, in GUI Customization
I say let's just wait till Mac OS X 10.4x comes... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
I say let's just wait till Mac OS X 10.4x comes out -- Omega will have to be completely redone for that I'm sure (silly Apple people completely redoing the GUI all the time. sheesh ;-))
Posted by Hobeaux, on Feb 19, 2004 at 10:40 PM, in GUI Customization
Die, thread! Die! 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
Die, thread! Die!
Posted by Hobeaux, on Feb 18, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in GUI Customization
There you have it: BBX is waiting for the the... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
There you have it: BBX is waiting for the the software to be finished before he can release his theme.

One could read between the lines and state that the theme itself is completed, and just as...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Feb 9, 2004 at 11:33 AM, in GUI Customization
okay, i'm curious about something: Apple's... 4,275 Views / 87 Replies  
okay, i'm curious about something:

Apple's Pro applications (such as Soundtrack) use a special "Pro GUI" which has everthing in shades of gray -- including Finder backgrounds in file listings,...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 31, 2004 at 06:28 PM, in GUI Customization
so.. the release of Omega should be signal that... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
so.. the release of Omega should be signal that we're at the end of the world? I don't remember that in the Bible...

wait.. one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse was all BLACK!
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 26, 2004 at 05:08 PM, in GUI Customization
worked for me and I hadn't been there before. 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
worked for me and I hadn't been there before.
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 25, 2004 at 03:07 PM, in GUI Customization
well, at least he asked permission to port it to... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
well, at least he asked permission to port it to Samurize-- or attempted to anyway. the email he used (.mac?) was dead.

nice email he wrote too :)
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 25, 2004 at 02:50 PM, in GUI Customization
HAHA 3,317 Views / 118 Replies  
ROTFLMAO
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 25, 2004 at 02:17 PM, in GUI Customization
Die, thread! DIE! 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
Die, thread! DIE!
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 21, 2004 at 03:48 PM, in GUI Customization
You have to forgive BBX, he's been under a lot of... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
You have to forgive BBX, he's been under a lot of strain lately.

Really, he would love for you to enjoy the theme as much as the next guy, but he's taken a lot of flak over the past four months...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 9, 2004 at 01:14 PM, in GUI Customization
oh, that's brilliant. were you stomping your feet... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
oh, that's brilliant. were you stomping your feet while you wrote that?

so. you're going to go back to spawning dozens of windows just because you don't have spring-loaded toolbars? :rolleyes:
...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 6, 2004 at 11:56 AM, in GUI Customization
if you mean the shelf-thingy where you could drag... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
if you mean the shelf-thingy where you could drag icons and whatnot to the finder windows -- you can still do that. just drag 'em and drop 'em.

the advantage of the sidebar is that any directory...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 5, 2004 at 07:30 PM, in GUI Customization
panTHER! panTHER! panTHER! woowoo! ... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
panTHER! panTHER! panTHER!

woowoo!

(jumping around like a uncoordinated cheerleader)
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 5, 2004 at 03:43 PM, in GUI Customization
The site is live and has an interview with... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
The site is live and has an interview with William Bart and another teaser of the theme: showing the iTunes remote (or one of them).

woowoo
Posted by Hobeaux, on Jan 1, 2004 at 02:20 AM, in GUI Customization
aw.. 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
cheer up, i'm sure it'll be spiffy.
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 31, 2003 at 08:48 PM, in GUI Customization
bitterness noted 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
I can understand your bitterness (youthful exuberance and lack of patience?) but BBX has never said that it was going to be available in a week.

He did say 'soon', but that doesn't mean 'now'.
...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 23, 2003 at 01:53 AM, in GUI Customization
haha. he called us 'babies.' :D should have... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
haha. he called us 'babies.' :D

should have been, :cry: babies.

;)
Posted by Hobeaux, on Dec 19, 2003 at 11:10 PM, in GUI Customization
i think he means... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
I think that his questions are along the line of:

is making the Omega theme for multiple platforms/OSes either causing comprimizes in the work that you're doing for any one platform, or perhaps...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Nov 23, 2003 at 04:47 PM, in GUI Customization
Old Version of APE included 2,152 Views / 49 Replies  
So the version of APE that is included in the Switcher install is old and doesn't allow the themes to preview or install.

Download the latest version from here...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Nov 18, 2003 at 01:36 PM, in GUI Customization
just wait 545 Views / 6 Replies  
well, if you're desperate for some UT2k3 see if you can find a friend with a Mac version and then use the latest patch on it -- this will disable the CD check. I only recommend this as you already...
Posted by Hobeaux, on Nov 3, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in Gaming
ROTFLOL oh! man! i needed a good laugh. ... 114,064 Views / 1,186 Replies  
ROTFLOL

oh! man! i needed a good laugh.
Mac OS 9. that's a good one!

haven't touched that awful thing since 10.1 (that's like, what, two years?)
Posted by Hobeaux, on Oct 29, 2003 at 02:49 PM, in GUI Customization
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