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http://www.postureball.com/ ... 19,501 Views / 27 Replies  
http://www.postureball.com/

http://www.fitterfirst.com/

Personally, I would go with the DuraBall Pro (from the fitterfirst.com website). All of the PostureBalls I had popped and I fell on my...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jan 8, 2004 at 02:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep :D The open source version will be out... 564 Views / 2 Replies  
Yep :D

The open source version will be out on or before June 1, 2004.

I will probably have a public beta for download sometime in March. (or maybe earlier, if I drink enough caffeine :))
...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jan 4, 2004 at 01:06 AM, in Applications
Luckily, Macromedia accepts returns. I just... 1,758 Views / 17 Replies  
Luckily, Macromedia accepts returns. I just mailed back my Studio MX 2004 CD and manual. Good riddance!

I will be sticking with Studio MX (the original) for awhile, then slowly moving over to...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Oct 14, 2003 at 02:40 PM, in Applications
Can't save in Sim City 4? 1,204 Views / 0 Replies  
Anybody else not able to save their games in Sim City 4?

I get an error whenever I try :( The only problem I could see is that my documents folder is on another drive.
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 4, 2003 at 08:49 PM, in Gaming
In theory, you can use a Serial ATA adapter kit... 556 Views / 5 Replies  
In theory, you can use a Serial ATA adapter kit (http://www.soyousa.com/commerce/proddesc.php?id=177) to run the Western Digital Raptor on your Powermac's ATA-100 or ATA-133 controller.

Now, I'm...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on May 16, 2003 at 06:43 PM, in macOS
Re: Whats your top five shareware apps? 2,821 Views / 52 Replies  
Well, not including any of my own shareware apps (*cough* Check Off (http://www.ricciadams.com/programs/checkoff/) *cough* ), my top 5 are:

#5 - WeatherPop...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Apr 30, 2003 at 03:44 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Illegal Use of MacUpdate Database 3,096 Views / 58 Replies  
The information Renew used was *not* in a public directory. The program was accessing private XML feeds designed for UpdateRadar and MUMenu.

To answer your question, you need to be extra...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Apr 1, 2003 at 10:14 PM, in Applications
Rest assured, the XML feed is still working for... 3,096 Views / 58 Replies  
Rest assured, the XML feed is still working for UpdateRadar and MUMenu. We have just blocked Renew's illegal access to it.
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Apr 1, 2003 at 10:08 PM, in Applications
I just wanted to show that you could have... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
I just wanted to show that you could have different colors for groups and items.

Clicking on an item and pressing the color button will change the color for just that item.

Clicking on a group...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 20, 2003 at 06:54 PM, in Applications
Colors! 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/ricciadams/checkoffcolor.jpg

Colors in the newest build!

Don't worry though, I will choose better colors for the final ;)
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 19, 2003 at 10:51 PM, in Applications
Sorry about that, I guess I gave too much... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
Sorry about that, I guess I gave too much information and was confusing ;)

Yep, the colors will be user customizable. You will probably also be able to select the number of colors you want.
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 18, 2003 at 02:28 AM, in Applications
Sure thing. That will just be the default ;) ... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
Sure thing. That will just be the default ;)

Pressing the "color cycle" button will up the priority, Shift-clicking it will lower the priority most likely.
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 18, 2003 at 02:21 AM, in Applications
I will try it the other way and see how it looks.... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
I will try it the other way and see how it looks.

As far as coloring, this is the current scheme I have thought of:

blue = low
green = mid-low
black = normal
orange = mid-high
red = high.
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 18, 2003 at 02:17 AM, in Applications
I'm still not sure about the outline check boxes,... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm still not sure about the outline check boxes, but it is needed if I want to do colorization.

Looks like I won't be submitting Check Off for an Apple Design Award anytime soon, since I am...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 18, 2003 at 01:52 AM, in Applications
I wanted to post a screenshot of the new build. ... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
I wanted to post a screenshot of the new build. I have tried to incorporate some of your ideas.

That new button in between the folder and the X will eventually cycle the color of an item/group.
...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 18, 2003 at 01:28 AM, in Applications
I think that I will probably have two versions of... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
I think that I will probably have two versions of Check Off.

The free version will basically be what 1.0 is now (no groups, no import/export, etc). The registered version will add all the good...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 17, 2003 at 09:44 PM, in Applications
Right now I am hiding the group checkboxes in... 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
Right now I am hiding the group checkboxes in order to make the program visually appealing. Checkboxes in a line down the lefthand side doesn't allow your brain to chunk your task into groups very...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 17, 2003 at 09:41 PM, in Applications
Your opinion needed: Check Off 2.0 1,173 Views / 35 Replies  
Some of you may already use Check Off 1.0 (http://www.ricciadams.com/programs.html), a to-do list that resides in your menu bar.

Over the past few weeks I have been working on Check Off 2.0, which...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 17, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
Raptor hard drive lust! 442 Views / 1 Replies  
Anybody else see the new review posted by StorageReview.com today?

http://www.storagereview.com/articles/200303/20030305WD360GD_1.html

Now if we can convince Sonnet or somebody to release a...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Mar 6, 2003 at 01:29 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just wanted to announce that UpdateRadar 4.0... 1,271 Views / 32 Replies  
I just wanted to announce that UpdateRadar 4.0 final was released yesterday.

Cheers,
Ricci Adams
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Feb 28, 2003 at 01:23 PM, in Applications
Hello all, I am the author of UpdateRadar -... 1,271 Views / 32 Replies  
Hello all,

I am the author of UpdateRadar - I just wanted to say that if anybody has any suggestions for the new 4.0 version (of which a public beta is currently available), please feel free to...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Feb 25, 2003 at 12:26 PM, in Applications
eyeTV vs. Formac Studio DV for digital cable box 1,001 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello all,

I need a device to watch TV on my Mac. I have read the other threads regarding this topic, but my situation is a bit different: I get my cable through a digital cable box that has both...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jan 11, 2003 at 09:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: SpeedStick 1.0 1,237 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks ;)

No plans to share the source yet - not to be selfish, but the window coming down from the status bar is one of my little tricks and I really don't want to let go of it *just yet* :)
...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Nov 11, 2002 at 07:24 PM, in Applications
Thanks for pointing this out, I believe I have... 1,237 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for pointing this out, I believe I have fixed the problem. Please tell me if otherwise.
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Nov 9, 2002 at 11:10 PM, in Applications
SpeedStick 1.0 1,237 Views / 12 Replies  
From the Chimera 0.6 thread:


Since I was bored and had nothing else to do, I figured: "Why not?" :)

http://www.ricciadams.com/SpeedStick%201.0.dmg
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Nov 9, 2002 at 09:48 PM, in Applications
Selling my Powerbook for an iBook 1,088 Views / 8 Replies  
Hello everybody,

Recently, I have been thinking about selling my first generation TiBook (400Mhz, 10GB hard drive, 384MB RAM) for an 14" iBook (700Mhz, 40GB hard drive, 640MB RAM). This was...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Oct 21, 2002 at 11:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you do decide to start using MacUpdate, please... 578 Views / 3 Replies  
If you do decide to start using MacUpdate, please feel free to check out UpdateRadar. It is to MacUpdate what VT Pro is to Versiontracker. Note: the current version is a bit out of date (a few...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Oct 8, 2002 at 02:00 PM, in Applications
G4 450 1.5GB RAM CD burner Rage 128 video... 1,543 Views / 17 Replies  
G4 450
1.5GB RAM
CD burner
Rage 128 video card
Seagate Barracuda IV 40GB drive
Added a fan to the base (the barracuda throws off a bit more heat than the old drive)
Added a fan controller so...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 21, 2002 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ordered Cancelled! :) I called up the Apple... 1,543 Views / 17 Replies  
Ordered Cancelled! :)

I called up the Apple Store today, and I was informed that my powermac was now backordered until next week. Since I need it on Friday (moving into college), this wasn't...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 20, 2002 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Should I cancel my Power Mac order? 1,543 Views / 17 Replies  
Everybody should keep in mind that I am really upset while I type this.

All I have heard about the new Powermacs is they are noisy. "As loud as a vacuum cleaner" "Twice as loud as a QuickSilver"...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 19, 2002 at 06:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: G4 1.25ghz Tower Question 797 Views / 6 Replies  
There is no way that auction is real, sorry. The guy is probably going to take your money and run. Don't send it!
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 18, 2002 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Skaar, Thank you for this information. Do... 1,221 Views / 6 Replies  
Skaar,

Thank you for this information. Do you have the powermac under or on your desk? Also, what is the ambient temperature of your room?

I have a feeling that the placement of the new...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 18, 2002 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
I will let you know on Tuesday or Wednesday, when... 1,221 Views / 6 Replies  
I will let you know on Tuesday or Wednesday, when I get my Airvent :)

This is rather weird though. I have heard a lot of comments saying it is really loud, and other comments (from...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 17, 2002 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hrmmm: "Hey, come see my new Mac, the Dual 1GHz... 2,376 Views / 39 Replies  
Hrmmm:
"Hey, come see my new Mac, the Dual 1GHz Airvent"
or
"Hey, come see my new Mac, the Dual 1Ghz Sucks-a-lot"

Take your pick :)
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 14, 2002 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Airvent 2,376 Views / 39 Replies  
I have always called it the "Airvent" :)

Sounds a lot better than "New Quicksilver" or "Quicksilver II".
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Aug 14, 2002 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 477 Views / 4 Replies  
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But don't most...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 26, 2002 at 06:18 PM, in Applications
UpdateRadar 3.0 released 477 Views / 4 Replies  
I just wanted to announce the new release of my software update tracking application, UpdateRadar.

Version 3.0 adds several new features, including:
- Exclusive use of <a...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 26, 2002 at 08:38 AM, in Applications
Just out of curiosity, what exactly does the... 979 Views / 7 Replies  
Just out of curiosity, what exactly does the power gasket do? I can't seem to find mine, and I recall a circular rubber piece falling out of my Cube the first time I opened it up.
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 20, 2002 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I might be interested in the card. I couldn't... 385 Views / 2 Replies  
I might be interested in the card. I couldn't find your e-mail address though.

You can contact me at ricci*at*ricciadams.com

(replace the *at* with a @).
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 16, 2002 at 04:28 PM, in Marketplace
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,511 Views / 11 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Badtz:
<strong>I bought a...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 9, 2002 at 05:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 1,511 Views / 11 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by MacAttack:
<strong>...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 9, 2002 at 05:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
On another note, does anybody know how to remove... 1,511 Views / 11 Replies  
On another note, does anybody know how to remove the handle from the Cube?

I have always pulled the CPU/motherboard section out about 2 inches (at which point the handle prevents it from coming...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 8, 2002 at 01:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Any fan that is 80mm x 80mm x 15mm will fit... 1,511 Views / 11 Replies  
Any fan that is 80mm x 80mm x 15mm will fit perfectly in the cube enclosure.

A 80mm x 80mm x 25mm fan will fit as long as you file down the bottom tabs (so the bottom of the fan sits directly on...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jul 8, 2002 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
UpdateRadar 2.0 is out! 420 Views / 2 Replies  
I just wanted to announce that the newest version of <a href="http://www.ricciadams.com/programs/updateradar/" target="_blank">UpdateRadar</a> , 2.0, has officially been posted on my website.

This...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jun 21, 2002 at 06:16 AM, in Applications
Maybe this has been covered before, but will... 622 Views / 33 Replies  
Maybe this has been covered before, but will Chimera implement Tabbed browser and Group Bookmarks in the same way that Mozilla does?

Group bookmarks are the only thing keeping me from using...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jun 9, 2002 at 04:32 AM, in Applications
My Cube's ATI Radeon for your Cube's GeForce2 MX (plus $30) 248 Views / 0 Replies  
I bought a Radeon for my Cube. Unfortuately, the stock ATI fan was noisy. I replaced the ATI fan with the TennMax Lasagna iOp cooler (see <a href="http://www.cube-zone.com/april3.html"...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jun 8, 2002 at 09:44 PM, in Marketplace
I have released a bug fix. The new version is... 559 Views / 15 Replies  
I have released a bug fix. The new version is 1.0.1.

The following bugs have been fixed:
1) UpdateRadar would crash if you tried to enter a program which had a date in the title, such as...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jun 6, 2002 at 08:24 PM, in Applications
Its here! The official 1.0 release of... 559 Views / 15 Replies  
Its here! The official 1.0 release of UpdateRadar!

Please visit <a href="http://www.ricciadams.com/programs/updateradar/" target="_blank">the official UpdateRadar web page</a> to download your...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jun 6, 2002 at 02:40 AM, in Applications
The "popular program list" has been implemented... 559 Views / 15 Replies  
The "popular program list" has been implemented for the upcoming 1.0 release (which should be later this week). Does anybody else have any suggestions that they want to see in 1.0?

To answer some...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jun 3, 2002 at 04:52 PM, in Applications
ambush, thank you for the "popular programs"... 559 Views / 15 Replies  
ambush, thank you for the "popular programs" idea. I will try to implement that in version 1.0. Do you have any suggestions for programs that should be on this list? Adobe and Macromedia? Common...
Posted by Ricci Adams, on Jun 1, 2002 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
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