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Startup Screen Distortion 576 Views / 2 Replies  
I had lost the start up chime on my dual 867Mhz Powermac, so I reset the PRAM.
Now the startup chime is working fine but I have a new problem.

The startup screen on my monitor is now distorted....
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 30, 2003 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Hmm, I'm thinking: I'm not sure I want to... 5,188 Views / 86 Replies  
Hmm, I'm thinking:
I'm not sure I want to purchase the very first itineration of the G5 Powermacs.

There are bound to be some bugs with an entirely new system, I think I'll give it until the...
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 21, 2003 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Cinema Display to PC (2 problems) 684 Views / 3 Replies  
It's an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro.
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 18, 2003 at 06:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Cinema Display to PC (2 problems) 684 Views / 3 Replies  
The brightness problem is fixed, I found it under the ATI Color Settings.

The first problem's still there though.
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 18, 2003 at 05:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cinema Display to PC (2 problems) 684 Views / 3 Replies  
I hooked up my 20" Cinema Display to my PC today using the Apple DVI to ADC Adapter.

The results are beautiful, the 1600x1050 resolution of the display was automatically recognized by Windows XP....
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 18, 2003 at 02:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
20" Cinema Display to PC, which adapter? 606 Views / 2 Replies  
I want to attach my 20" Cinema Display to my PC which has a DVI input.

I know Apple sells a DVI to ADC adapter, but do they also sell an ADC to DVI adapter?

Isn't this what I would need to...
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 17, 2003 at 08:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well it's like this, If you went to an Apple... 901 Views / 12 Replies  
Well it's like this,
If you went to an Apple Store and saw the 20" and the 23" side by side, you'd want the 20" because it does have a brighter sharper display. The 23" will look dimmer in...
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 16, 2003 at 07:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Changing language on an iPod 1,597 Views / 2 Replies  
How do I change the language of my iPod?
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 15, 2003 at 08:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Selling on Ebay question 588 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm selling a printer on ebay.
It came with a free compact flash card reader which I'm keeping, thus the question:

In the description should I specify that the card reader is not included? I'm...
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 12, 2003 at 07:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have two MX 700's, one for my Mac and one for... 1,726 Views / 40 Replies  
I have two MX 700's, one for my Mac and one for my PC.
I think it's great except for one thing, on both my Mac and PC, after I put my computer to sleep when I wake up sometimes the curser is locked....
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 10, 2003 at 09:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
First 970 Powermac as fast as the fastest current PC? 1,119 Views / 2 Replies  
From what some of you know about the new 970 chip, when the new Powermac is released will the fastest 970 Powermac release be as fast as the fastest current PC (3.0 gig 875 bus)?
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 9, 2003 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Should I uprade to Disk Warrior 3? 507 Views / 2 Replies  
I have Disk Warrior 2.1, and since my Quicksilver 2002 Powermac boots into OS X and OS 9 I'm wondering if it's worth upgrading to the new version 3.

I'd only upgrade if there is actually...
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 7, 2003 at 01:17 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the recommendation, but are there any... 1,033 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the recommendation, but are there any good cases available already?
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 6, 2003 at 04:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Working out with the iPod. 1,033 Views / 7 Replies  
How is using the iPod while working out?
Can you also recommend the best case for the 15gig iPod so I don't get it messed up while working out?

Thanks.
Posted by coolmac, on Jun 6, 2003 at 09:07 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's the only Powermac I've ever had, but my... 4,220 Views / 80 Replies  
It's the only Powermac I've ever had, but my Quicksilver 2002 933Mhz Powermac has not given me even any problems in 18 months of use.

It's quiet, unobtrusive and fast, and the case is very nice.
Posted by coolmac, on May 24, 2003 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd get the iPod and the Airport or Airport... 800 Views / 10 Replies  
I'd get the iPod and the Airport or Airport Extreme Base Station and card on ebay.

Even if you have to wait to get the Airport, in my opinion the iPod is definitely the cooler of the two.
Posted by coolmac, on May 14, 2003 at 09:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The best way to purchase a refurbished display in... 1,079 Views / 17 Replies  
The best way to purchase a refurbished display in not through the online store, but at an Apple retail store if at all possible.

This is because they will actually take the display out of the box...
Posted by coolmac, on May 14, 2003 at 07:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Best Buy's return policy for the iPod is 30 days... 647 Views / 7 Replies  
Best Buy's return policy for the iPod is 30 days from the date of purchase anyway.

Just walk into any Best Buy and look at their return policy on the wall.

Computers, Monitors, Printers,...
Posted by coolmac, on May 12, 2003 at 09:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How Low Will the 17" Go? 1,028 Views / 6 Replies  
What I mean is, the last several Powermac upodates have seen dramatic price reductions while increasing power and features.

Does Apple do the same with the Powerbooks? Do you think the next update...
Posted by coolmac, on May 8, 2003 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iPod as external hard drive 868 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone actually use their iPod as an external hard drive for other than music storage?

Do you store photos and documents on yours?
Posted by coolmac, on May 4, 2003 at 01:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You live in Florida and paid $45 tax? Even if... 863 Views / 13 Replies  
You live in Florida and paid $45 tax?
Even if you bought the 30gig at $499 the tax should have been $29.94, isn't the salestax 6% in Fla?
Posted by coolmac, on May 3, 2003 at 04:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
O.K, may the leaked photos of the new 970... 3,274 Views / 49 Replies  
O.K, may the leaked photos of the new 970 Powermac cases begin.
Posted by coolmac, on May 2, 2003 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just called Airborne & was told it will be... 2,527 Views / 54 Replies  
I just called Airborne & was told it will be delivered by noon today.
I wish it would come soon cause I'm going to South Beach today & would love to take it with me!
Posted by coolmac, on May 2, 2003 at 09:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Mine shipped 2,527 Views / 54 Replies  
Just got back from dinner and checked Apple's site.
Mine also shipped via Airborne with a tracking #, from Elk Park CA.
It must have been shipped late in the day because there's no further info on...
Posted by coolmac, on May 1, 2003 at 09:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New iPod Mac with both a Mac and PC? 816 Views / 8 Replies  
I guess I'm expecting my new iPod tomorrow.
Since I use both a Mac and a PC can I use it with both?
If the first connection is to my Powermac, what would I have to do to make it work with my PC,...
Posted by coolmac, on May 1, 2003 at 08:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Screensavers just did a comparison between 3... 2,932 Views / 50 Replies  
The Screensavers just did a comparison between 3 high end PC gaming machines.

The Allienware was one of them and boy is that case ugly!

Here's a link to the comparison with photos, my vote goes...
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 21, 2003 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
The Alienware case is different but its over the... 2,932 Views / 50 Replies  
The Alienware case is different but its over the top, its not a "classy" enclosure like the Powermac.
I would quickly tire of having that case on my desktop, its too much of a fashion statement.
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 21, 2003 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
2004, the year of the desktop? 1,242 Views / 24 Replies  
Steve Jobs declared 2003 the year of the laptop, will he declare 2004 the year of the desktop?
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 20, 2003 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Now that's a cool commercial. Alot cooler than... 2,932 Views / 50 Replies  
Now that's a cool commercial.
Alot cooler than Apples "Switch" comercials.
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 19, 2003 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: One Sure way to find out 656 Views / 4 Replies  
[If you buy a 20" Cinema Display at an Apple retail store they will hook it up for you so you can check the display yourself.

By the way in case anyone's interested J&R has factory refurbs of the...
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 14, 2003 at 06:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Look no further than the Logitech MX700. I have... 576 Views / 4 Replies  
Look no further than the Logitech MX700.
I have 4, one for each computer/ 2 Macs and 2 PC's.
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 13, 2003 at 10:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Go to pricegrabber.com, then when you find the... 556 Views / 3 Replies  
Go to pricegrabber.com, then when you find the best price check out the vendor on resellerratings.com.

I purchased my Creatures for $84 + $11 shipping from provantage.com a few months ago.
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 10, 2003 at 05:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey Zoom, check this out: ... 1,497 Views / 18 Replies  
Hey Zoom, check this out:
http://www.formac.com/p_bin/

Recently reduced from $1699!
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 9, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Don't know about the Soho store but I was in the... 669 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't know about the Soho store but I was in the Roosevelt Field store on Thursday and they had just gotten their first shipment.

They were just putting one out on the floor and I got a chance to...
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 5, 2003 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great fax software for OS X 930 Views / 2 Replies  
I remember several times seeing requests for a good fax program for OS X.

Today I received the May edition of MacWorld, in which they review several fax programs.

Basically according to...
Posted by coolmac, on Apr 3, 2003 at 09:25 PM, in Applications
It sucks. Feels cheap, the sides constantly get... 775 Views / 12 Replies  
It sucks. Feels cheap, the sides constantly get dirty, keeps locking up.
Customer service sucks, I emailed four times, each time I get an email asking me to explain the problem, then when I do I get...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 28, 2003 at 10:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nice story, I'm sure you're very appreciative of... 1,220 Views / 15 Replies  
Nice story, I'm sure you're very appreciative of your parents generosity.
Enjoy it!
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 24, 2003 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have fun! it looks like a beauty. 1,214 Views / 7 Replies  
Have fun! it looks like a beauty.
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 20, 2003 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Short Hills store has one in the window for... 688 Views / 6 Replies  
The Short Hills store has one in the window for display only.
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 20, 2003 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps Adobe is trying to push Apple into doing... 5,580 Views / 50 Replies  
Perhaps Adobe is trying to push Apple into doing what it should have done already, times going by and Apple's selling fewer and fewer Powermac's.

I know the economy isn't helping , but I feel the...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 19, 2003 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Strange Mouse behavior 425 Views / 2 Replies  
My wife had a Kensington Wireless Studio Mouse on her iMac which continuously would freeze . She got so fed up she asked me to remove it and put back the Apple mouse that originally came with the...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 17, 2003 at 06:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Eratic mouse behavior 550 Views / 0 Replies  
My wife had a Kensington Wireless Studio Mouse on her iMac which continuously would freeze . She got so fed up she asked me to remove it and put back the Apple mouse that originally came with the...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 17, 2003 at 06:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had my very first kernel panic 2 days ago, I've... 2,423 Views / 38 Replies  
I had my very first kernel panic 2 days ago, I've had my Powermac for a year.

My Zio compact flash card reader was plugged into one of the USB ports, I got a phone call and put my Powermac to...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 13, 2003 at 08:57 PM, in macOS
It's not only the better battery life. They... 2,887 Views / 61 Replies  
It's not only the better battery life.
They just did a review of the Centrino chip on The Screensavers, there was an average of about 20% faster performane with 20% slower chips that the P4 M chips....
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 12, 2003 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went to the online Apple Store, you can't even... 1,433 Views / 18 Replies  
I went to the online Apple Store, you can't even order a dual 1.42gig with the Radeon 9700pro card yet, it won't let ya.
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 10, 2003 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I disagree, I also have two PC's, one is a 1.8gig... 1,115 Views / 9 Replies  
I disagree, I also have two PC's, one is a 1.8gig P4 and a 3.06gig P4.

The 1.8gig opens Photoshop in 6 seconds, the 3.06gig opens in 3 seconds or less.

I didn't say there is no performance...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 10, 2003 at 09:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Funny you should ask, I'm not a video editor but... 1,115 Views / 9 Replies  
Funny you should ask, I'm not a video editor but I also have a 933Mhz Powermac and I was seriously considering replacing it with the dual 1.4gig.

This morning I went to my local Apple Store where...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 9, 2003 at 04:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
EyeTV question 583 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there a way to keep the EyeTV screen on top of other applications?

I don't see a preference for this, or am I missing it?
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 8, 2003 at 11:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
.Mac homepage help needed! 440 Views / 0 Replies  
How exactly do I get the photo's from one .Mac homepage album to another I already have published?

I just downloaded a bunch of photo's and they came up in another album, I don't know how that...
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 7, 2003 at 11:55 AM, in Applications
All in all what do you think of the benchmarks of... 6,274 Views / 50 Replies  
All in all what do you think of the benchmarks of the dual 1.42gig?
Posted by coolmac, on Mar 5, 2003 at 09:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
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