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If memory serves, Apple usually ships these... 4,561 Views / 51 Replies  
If memory serves, Apple usually ships these things via FedEx, especially when they are a new product coming straight from the factory in China or Taiwan, and that the 7 day delivery times Apple is...
Posted by CyberDave, on May 3, 2006 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered mine Sunday night (April 30) around 11... 4,561 Views / 51 Replies  
I ordered mine Sunday night (April 30) around 11 PST through the Education Individual store. Estimated ship is May 10, delivery by May 17.

Technically a custom configuration because I ordered...
Posted by CyberDave, on May 2, 2006 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, pretty much. 581 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, pretty much.
Posted by CyberDave, on Apr 5, 2006 at 07:08 PM, in Marketplace
Bump -- price drop. 581 Views / 6 Replies  
Bump -- price drop.
Posted by CyberDave, on Apr 5, 2006 at 07:07 PM, in Marketplace
Bump--price drop 581 Views / 6 Replies  
Bump--price drop
Posted by CyberDave, on Feb 20, 2006 at 01:27 AM, in Marketplace
I'm staring at two of these monitors right now... 499 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm staring at two of these monitors right now (sadly hooked up to my PC instead of my G4, but that's another story).

The Dell 2001FP has S-Video, Composite Video, DVI-D, and VGA (RGB) inputs....
Posted by CyberDave, on Feb 13, 2006 at 06:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FS: PowerBook G3/400 Pismo (great screen & case, dead logic board) 581 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello everyone,

For sale: non-functional PowerBook G3/400 Pismo.

From testing I did last summer with parts from an identical machine, both the logic board and the CPU daughter card are dead....
Posted by CyberDave, on Feb 13, 2006 at 02:20 AM, in Marketplace
(oops, double post) 619 Views / 7 Replies  
(oops, double post)
Posted by CyberDave, on Oct 29, 2005 at 10:29 PM, in Marketplace
You've got PM. I'm a little short on funds at... 619 Views / 7 Replies  
You've got PM. I'm a little short on funds at this moment, but I should be able to pay you in a few days if you could hold it for me until then I hope we can work something out.

Dave Corder
Posted by CyberDave, on Oct 29, 2005 at 10:27 PM, in Marketplace
Replying to my own message with what I just found... 16,832 Views / 149 Replies  
Replying to my own message with what I just found out by testing my ~300-item DVD Profiler collection exported as an XML file.

Short answer: no
Long answer: probably. DVD Profiler stores UPCs as...
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 20, 2004 at 10:08 PM, in Delicious Monster
A friend of mine showed this to me at work. We... 16,832 Views / 149 Replies  
A friend of mine showed this to me at work. We went and borrowed an iSight from the computer department and grabbed a few DVDs off the shelf ((we work in a college bookstore).

Hot damn were we...
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 20, 2004 at 09:36 PM, in Delicious Monster
Dead Pismo PB G3 -- Need help with diagnosis 592 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently traded a LaserWriter Pro 630 for a dead PowerBook G3/400 "Pismo" (knowing full well before the trade that it was dead).

The only symptoms it shows is this: press the power button and...
Posted by CyberDave, on Oct 2, 2004 at 02:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you watch a good cashier, you'll see them set... 1,532 Views / 48 Replies  
If you watch a good cashier, you'll see them set the bill(s) that the customer pays with on top of the register while they count out the change. Then the bill is in plain sight of both the customer...
Posted by CyberDave, on Aug 1, 2004 at 03:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So you're saying that USB Overdrive allows full... 17,126 Views / 126 Replies  
So you're saying that USB Overdrive allows full configuration of the Logitech Bluetooth mouse's buttons under OS X?

Has anyone tried it with the Microsoft Bluetooth mouse?

I've been wanting to...
Posted by CyberDave, on Feb 27, 2004 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Replacement Power Mac G4 (Graphite) Handles? 821 Views / 5 Replies  
I recently knocked my Power Mac G4/Dual 500 off my desk (don't ask). The computer itself seems to have survived (need to test the internal CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive still), but several of the outside...
Posted by CyberDave, on Jun 14, 2003 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, coax carries RF signals (that's the whole... 679 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, coax carries RF signals (that's the whole point). What you want is called an "RF Modulator" (which modulates the comosite video and L/R audio from the RCA jacks on the DVD player into an RF...
Posted by CyberDave, on Apr 26, 2003 at 02:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, it does. Tried it (briefly) myself the other... 1,289 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, it does. Tried it (briefly) myself the other day. The reports on XLR8yourmac indicate that it doesn't do anything that the Apple player doesn't, with one exception. If you have dual monitors,...
Posted by CyberDave, on Apr 25, 2003 at 07:25 PM, in macOS
Re: Anyone sell your old textbooks online ? 623 Views / 6 Replies  
Usually when the quarter ends and I have textbooks I want to get rid of, I go see how much cash I'll get for them at the bookstore buyback. Basically, if the bookstore needs them to fulfill orders...
Posted by CyberDave, on Dec 3, 2002 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ooh....there are fellow model rocket junkies on... 822 Views / 10 Replies  
Ooh....there are fellow model rocket junkies on the boards here! Yay!

I just ordered the Estes Saturn V rocket from Hobbylinc the other day. Should be there Thursday. *drool*

Can't wait for...
Posted by CyberDave, on Dec 1, 2002 at 03:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: 10.2.2 is out...check Software Update. 4,615 Views / 74 Replies  
Rats...the Knowledge Base document referenced by SWU does not currently exist (at least for me... getting "Document 107140 Not Found" page from Apple).

Wanted detailed info on what this update...
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 11, 2002 at 05:56 PM, in macOS
Re: My Star Trek logo desktop pics 576 Views / 6 Replies  
Dude! Sweet! How about you just share the vector artwork files?

CyberDave
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 6, 2002 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's not unacceptable; that's exactly how it is... 5,108 Views / 58 Replies  
It's not unacceptable; that's exactly how it is supposed to work with ANY computer that stores decimal numbers (base 10) in binary format (base 2). That's the whole point. It's simply not possible to...
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 4, 2002 at 01:47 PM, in macOS
For those that really care (and those like me who... 5,108 Views / 58 Replies  
For those that really care (and those like me who are looking for some excuse to put some of my really boring CS class material to use)...

The IEEE 754 32-bit single-precision floating point...
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 4, 2002 at 03:59 AM, in macOS
Binary representation of fractions is not... 5,108 Views / 58 Replies  
Binary representation of fractions is not entirely accurate. Binary uses powers of 2. Each digit of a binary number represents the coefficient of 2^i for bit position i (numbering starts at 0 for the...
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 4, 2002 at 03:51 AM, in macOS
Re: Eigenvalues, eigenvectors, eigenfunctions, eigenpolynomials, eigeneverything 741 Views / 11 Replies  
Ah, the joys of my Linear Algebra course.

I took that spring quarter last year. I don't remember a thing other than a few names and a lot of matrices. I forgot most of it as soon as I walked out...
Posted by CyberDave, on Nov 4, 2002 at 02:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here, build your own: ... 1,141 Views / 35 Replies  
Here, build your own:

http://www.hut.fi/Misc/Electronics/circuits/svideo2cvideo.html

Don't have my RatShack catalog handy (and it's out of date anyway, now that I think about it), but all the...
Posted by CyberDave, on Oct 24, 2002 at 09:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I second just about every word written here (and... 2,432 Views / 97 Replies  
I second just about every word written here (and then some).

CyberDave
Posted by CyberDave, on Oct 20, 2002 at 06:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My collection (HTML generated by My DVD Library... 1,026 Views / 37 Replies  
My collection (HTML generated by My DVD Library 2.2.1):

http://homepage.mac.com/davecorder/dvds.html

Just added (not yet in list):
The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy (as in the original TV...
Posted by CyberDave, on Oct 3, 2002 at 10:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
ROTFLMAO! Sadly, I work in computer sales... 696 Views / 10 Replies  
ROTFLMAO!

Sadly, I work in computer sales and I'm a CS major, so I've encountered far too many people who can & do say things that would make it on that list.

CyberDave
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 29, 2002 at 07:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In the interest of driving this thread further... 1,241 Views / 16 Replies  
In the interest of driving this thread further off topic...

Too bad I live in a college dorm where all the unnamed services are blocked except between 2 am and 8 am :-). And the 2000-odd users are...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 29, 2002 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
<rant> Except for those of us in areas without... 1,241 Views / 16 Replies  
<rant>
Except for those of us in areas without a UPN affiliate to carry Enterprise. KSKN in Spokane, WA, dropped UPN at the beginning of September and switched to the WB as their primary affiliate....
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 29, 2002 at 02:03 AM, in Applications
All these cameras are great, as far as digital... 1,287 Views / 14 Replies  
All these cameras are great, as far as digital still pictures are concerned. However, my friend would really like one that can also do double duty as a Mac-compatible web-cam (or at least deliver...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 28, 2002 at 03:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Can I share an ADC flat panel w/cube and DVI PC? 516 Views / 1 Replies  
IMHO, the best way to do this is with a KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) switch that supports DVI connections. In order for this to work, you would have to use an ADC->DVI adapter to connect the Cube to...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 28, 2002 at 03:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
From what I've heard, the port of the graphics... 705 Views / 4 Replies  
From what I've heard, the port of the graphics engine from DirectX 8 to OpenGL (for the Windows & Linux versions that shipped in the same box) is already done, so a good chunk of the Mac port is...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 28, 2002 at 02:38 PM, in Gaming
I got myself a generic USB-based KVM switch a few... 713 Views / 4 Replies  
I got myself a generic USB-based KVM switch a few months ago to share my keyboard, monitor, and mouse with my PC (it's so generic I can't even remember the brand at the moment..it might be Hawking)....
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 28, 2002 at 02:28 PM, in Gaming
Digital Camera Advice? 1,287 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm interested in finding a digital camera and I'm hoping someone out here can help me. Basically, what I'm looking for is a digital still camera in the $100-$150 range (possibly a little more if...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 26, 2002 at 12:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wow, after reading this thread, I feel like I'm... 746 Views / 21 Replies  
Wow, after reading this thread, I feel like I'm letting people off easy. I work at the Eastern Washington University University Bookstore, in Cheney, WA (hi Kenneth!). Specifically, I work in the...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 25, 2002 at 01:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Usually a link like this is pretty obvious... 752 Views / 10 Replies  
LOL..the juxtaposition there is hilarious.

Now to show this to some of my friends.

CyberDave
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 18, 2002 at 11:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Cool 869 Views / 6 Replies  
I was trying to make one, too, after seeing it on a Linux box here at school (actually based on the same code as the Xirtam saver). Got it kinda working, but with slow frame rates. Guess I don't need...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 18, 2002 at 05:48 PM, in macOS
You forgot "Junkyard Wars." Cool show, especially... 896 Views / 18 Replies  
You forgot "Junkyard Wars." Cool show, especially for people like me who can only dream of being able to weld like that. :D The American version on TLC leaves a bit to be desired, though, at least...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 6, 2002 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: WinTV Drivers for MacOS X 589 Views / 2 Replies  
From what I can tell, neither of these projects work very well. They can give you video, but that's about it. The last time I checked, neither of them had much in the way of features or usability. It...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 6, 2002 at 04:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Through the Apple Student Developers list, I've... 699 Views / 5 Replies  
Through the Apple Student Developers list, I've learned how to do what essentially amounts to emulating the media keys (volume up/down/mute and eject) on the Apple Pro Keyboard programmatically under...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 5, 2002 at 03:31 PM, in macOS
Erm...I don't see anything about these free... 2,369 Views / 38 Replies  
Erm...I don't see anything about these free photos. Anyone have any more info?

CyberDave
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 5, 2002 at 02:35 AM, in macOS
Zip codes haven't been around forever, ya know. I... 1,027 Views / 19 Replies  
Zip codes haven't been around forever, ya know. I want to say they were created in the 70s, but I'm not sure.

That is an old-school commercial. Long before my time :-) Wonder if I can find some...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 4, 2002 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just another success report to add to the list.... 65,038 Views / 666 Replies  
Just another success report to add to the list. Sapphire 275/275 card for $109 from Newegg, flashed with firmware 126. Ran the RESTORE, then the UPDATE. Dual monitor support is working well (though...
Posted by CyberDave, on Sep 1, 2002 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got my Sapphire card from Newegg last night,... 65,038 Views / 666 Replies  
I got my Sapphire card from Newegg last night, but haven't had a chance to flash it yet. I'm going to stress-test it in my PC first before I do that (read: there's a LAN party tomorrow and my...
Posted by CyberDave, on Aug 30, 2002 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Woohoo! I've taken the plunge and ordered the... 65,038 Views / 666 Replies  
Woohoo! I've taken the plunge and ordered the $109 Sapphire 8500 card from newegg.com. I think I'll get it by the end of the week (I am already impressed with newegg's service...ordered at around...
Posted by CyberDave, on Aug 28, 2002 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ditto on my 580 (well, the one at work). I had to... 521 Views / 5 Replies  
Ditto on my 580 (well, the one at work). I had to reboot to get it to work, small price to pay to get this bugger working. MMMM....Unix! Must tinker with CUPS to see what else I can make it do.
...
Posted by CyberDave, on Aug 26, 2002 at 10:58 PM, in macOS
Ok, so I'm considering getting an 8500 to replace... 65,038 Views / 666 Replies  
Ok, so I'm considering getting an 8500 to replace my original OEM Radeon, now that I've picked up a decent 17" monitor to use as a second display with my 19" CRT. I'm pretty comfortable with the...
Posted by CyberDave, on Aug 26, 2002 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: FS: Geforce2 MX Twinview 496 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm slightly interested in this card to replace my OEM Radeon, if it can drive two VGA monitors simultaneously.

More thought is required to decide if I should replace my AGP card with a TwinView...
Posted by CyberDave, on Aug 26, 2002 at 03:31 PM, in Marketplace
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