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barbarian: kill the dock and you kill the... 4,792 Views / 50 Replies  
barbarian: kill the dock and you kill the dashboard at the same time.
Posted by toti, on Apr 27, 2005 at 06:17 PM, in macOS
I did get mine ( 20" ) a couple of weeks ago... ... 4,285 Views / 31 Replies  
I did get mine ( 20" ) a couple of weeks ago...

Now it feels small ( couldn't take 1cm of computer more tho or I'd have to change desks ;) )

Maybe it's just me getting big'n'fat ? :P :rolleyes:...
Posted by toti, on Nov 22, 2004 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
And that is precisely what makes it irrelevant. ... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
And that is precisely what makes it irrelevant.

MacOS X is out for Apple/PPC, but not for x86 ( even tho it could be ). You don't use that as a measurement for the PC platform ?
Posted by toti, on Nov 16, 2004 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, and "THE" program to test PC's will be... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
Yeah, and "THE" program to test PC's will be Longhorn.

What do we care ? We don't. It's not out yet. And ? Neither is Doom3.
Posted by toti, on Nov 16, 2004 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had the 1.25GHz 15" SD Alu PowerBook. The... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
I had the 1.25GHz 15" SD Alu PowerBook.

The graphics card hasn't been updated since.

No, it can't do better.
Posted by toti, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Or maybe not... The DMA Mktg. Tech. &... 1,137 Views / 9 Replies  
Or maybe not...

The DMA Mktg. Tech. & Internet Council Roster

http://www.the-dma.org/cgi/mdlist_council?council=12

Benenhaley, Brian N.
SubscriberBASE, Inc.
SC , USA
Posted by toti, on Nov 14, 2004 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Registrant: SubscriberBASE Holdings, Inc ... 1,137 Views / 9 Replies  
Registrant:
SubscriberBASE Holdings, Inc
3830 Forest Drive
Suite 207
Columbai, SC 29204
US
803-790-8381


Domain Name: PRODUCTTESTPANEL.COM
Posted by toti, on Nov 14, 2004 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Bleh.. My first ( my own ) machine had 1... 7,540 Views / 47 Replies  
Bleh..

My first ( my own ) machine had 1 kilobyte of RAM in total, and shared 704 bytes of that to the display.

I still think its the coolest computer I ever had :D

( Sinclair ZX81 )
Posted by toti, on Nov 14, 2004 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ehm... if more than one computer on your network... 738 Views / 9 Replies  
Ehm... if more than one computer on your network are experiencing network dropouts, then a reinstall will do you no good.

Your target is more likely your flimsy modem ( which should be fixed or...
Posted by toti, on Nov 14, 2004 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
I got my 20"-er on friday. All I can say is:... 1,111 Views / 11 Replies  
I got my 20"-er on friday.

All I can say is: boy are you in for a treat :D

This baby is BIG, BEAUTIFUL, and FAST !

Remember tho, you DO need to have a fair amount of RAM. 1GB pulls...
Posted by toti, on Nov 14, 2004 at 09:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why don't you try it out before you start whining... 7,540 Views / 47 Replies  
Why don't you try it out before you start whining like a bunch of old ladies ( no offence to the old ladies that might be reading this forum ;) )

I have a 20" iMac with 1GB RAM. I started UT2K4 in...
Posted by toti, on Nov 14, 2004 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Since UT2K4 has been "THE" game used to test the... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
Since UT2K4 has been "THE" game used to test the iMac G5 20", I decided I'd make a test of my own. Not very scientific, but adequate, I think :)

I installed UT2K4 ( which btw takes half an hour :P...
Posted by toti, on Nov 13, 2004 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well... here are my first impressions, and my 2.... 7,540 Views / 47 Replies  
Well... here are my first impressions, and my 2. ( If you don't like my opinion, take the 2 and buy some comfort ;) )

I got my 20" today. ( BTO, 1GB RAM, BlueTooth, AirPort Extreme )

The...
Posted by toti, on Nov 12, 2004 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I thought as much :) 1,376 Views / 15 Replies  
I thought as much :)
Posted by toti, on Nov 8, 2004 at 06:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
You DID read the Tech Specs... 36,241 Views / 152 Replies  
You DID read the Tech Specs (http://www.apple.com/imac/specs.html), right ?



These are their specifications, available for all to read. If you live in an area where the temperature is generally...
Posted by toti, on Oct 26, 2004 at 06:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Speed of G5 down in some categories.. 6,789 Views / 21 Replies  
Since it hasn't been updated for a year now, yes it's pretty useless.

Maybe he should drop the "out" from his slogan "Software without the bitter aftertaste" ;)
Posted by toti, on Oct 23, 2004 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
No no... 6 pin cables are FireWire... ... 619 Views / 3 Replies  
No no...

6 pin cables are FireWire...

What you need is a USB extension cable with a flat USB male on one end and flat USB female on the other.

These cables usually came with the G4 towers,...
Posted by toti, on Oct 22, 2004 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
In the lower left of the 17" there is: a)... 36,241 Views / 152 Replies  
In the lower left of the 17" there is:

a) one speaker
b) one CPU fan and the airduct for the CPU

The hard drive is at top left.
Posted by toti, on Oct 22, 2004 at 06:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
The powerbook 17" uses 200 pin PC2700 SO-DIMM ... 552 Views / 2 Replies  
The powerbook 17" uses 200 pin PC2700 SO-DIMM

The iMac uses 184 pin PC3200 DIMM

So to answer your question, no, they are not compatible, neither in speed nor in form factor.
Posted by toti, on Oct 19, 2004 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
:D Guess your'e right :D 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
:D Guess your'e right :D
Posted by toti, on Oct 19, 2004 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh... I didn't notice at first... the FSB speed... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
Oh... I didn't notice at first... the FSB speed is the same as the iMac ( 3:1 ) not as the G5 standard tower speed ( 2:1 )... strange..
Posted by toti, on Oct 19, 2004 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, this MacNN news item should silence some of... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
Well, this MacNN news item should silence some of the naysayers voices, eh ?



Sounds fair to me.. $1499 plus a $500 3rd party monitor, still cheaper than the 20" iMac and you CAN upgrade your...
Posted by toti, on Oct 19, 2004 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, the testimonials are fake, that is for sure (... 1,570 Views / 12 Replies  
Ok, the testimonials are fake, that is for sure ( they are even badly faked since one of the kids stutters out his testimonial like you do if you doublecheck the written text ), but Apple's done that...
Posted by toti, on Oct 16, 2004 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, defenders and offenders, saddle yer horses... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
Okay, defenders and offenders, saddle yer horses :)

Check this (http://www.hip-e.com/jsp/systemIndex.jsp) out.

Definitely no G5, and $200 more expensive than the mid-range iMac ( 17" 1.8 ), yet...
Posted by toti, on Oct 15, 2004 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Think the sound that comes when you grab the arm... 3,187 Views / 44 Replies  
Think the sound that comes when you grab the arm on the record player and drag it across the record...

Of course I'm guessing since english is only a fourth language for me, but I think I'm pretty...
Posted by toti, on Oct 15, 2004 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Eight seconds on a rev1 dual G5 1.8 with 1.5GB... 8,865 Views / 46 Replies  
Eight seconds on a rev1 dual G5 1.8 with 1.5GB RAM :)

Yup, Acrobat Reader is a friggin monster :eek:
Posted by toti, on Oct 15, 2004 at 08:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Huge ? Well... kinda... yeah.. sort of... 4,285 Views / 31 Replies  
Huge ?

Well... kinda... yeah.. sort of (http://www.oqo.com) ;)
Posted by toti, on Oct 14, 2004 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't use DW, but I can assure you of one... 706 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't use DW, but I can assure you of one thing: if the CD is bootable, you must get a newer revision of it since an old bootcd cannot be used on recent computers due to differences in hardware.
...
Posted by toti, on Oct 14, 2004 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you read the official page... 2,673 Views / 21 Replies  
If you read the official page (http://www.rutemoeller.com/mp/ibook/ibook_e.html) then you would have seen this list (http://www.rutemoeller.com/mp/ibook/supportlist_e.html)



:)
Posted by toti, on Oct 13, 2004 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not a very likely scenario IMO... According... 1,376 Views / 15 Replies  
Not a very likely scenario IMO...

According to the 20" service manual the space around the SATA drive is extremely tight, so any protrutions would surely get in the way.

The optical drive is...
Posted by toti, on Oct 12, 2004 at 06:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
message deleted. answer posted in last post :P 5,389 Views / 41 Replies  
message deleted. answer posted in last post :P
Posted by toti, on Oct 11, 2004 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Black iMac ? Anyone else thinking DellMac ?... 1,021 Views / 15 Replies  
Black iMac ?

Anyone else thinking DellMac ? :eek: :rolleyes:
Posted by toti, on Oct 10, 2004 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
No difference from what I can see. They have... 676 Views / 4 Replies  
No difference from what I can see. They have identical specifications.

I think contacting Cruicial should be the next step, and ask them. They ought to know what's wrong.

If they don't, it's an...
Posted by toti, on Oct 10, 2004 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Have you tried both of them 'solo' ? If so,... 676 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you tried both of them 'solo' ?

If so, try the following. Have a 512MB stick as a primary stic, and use the 256MB stick you got from apple as the secondary one ( I know, you won't get the...
Posted by toti, on Oct 10, 2004 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
If your only connection is DSL, you truly won't... 671 Views / 3 Replies  
If your only connection is DSL, you truly won't have to worry about the lack of "/1000" :)

Your DSL is most likely slower than 8Mbit, which is slower than the lowest speed the ethernet card in the...
Posted by toti, on Oct 8, 2004 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: UK iMac G5 review 5,389 Views / 41 Replies  
Err... you just might try pushing the cord all the way in until it is flush with the casing... :D
Posted by toti, on Oct 1, 2004 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's more of an indicator on how to waste the... 5,389 Views / 41 Replies  
It's more of an indicator on how to waste the CPU...

On my iBook G4 1GHz with 768MB RAM I manage 5-6 loop tracks and one software instrument and the CPU is at 100% like all of the time.

Yet I...
Posted by toti, on Oct 1, 2004 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
For fun: If you have a dead 3.5" voice coil... 3,187 Views / 44 Replies  
For fun:

If you have a dead 3.5" voice coil hard drive, pry it open and remove the magnets.

Inside there are two magnets with approximately 20kg torque pull each.

Oh and whatever you do,...
Posted by toti, on Sep 30, 2004 at 06:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, AMD64. Then you have a 64-bit coming from... 1,005 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, AMD64. Then you have a 64-bit coming from iNTEL as well ( and the Itanium.. )
Then there is the Transmeta, which essentially is a 64/128-bit processor emulating a 32-bit one..



No,...
Posted by toti, on Sep 29, 2004 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
One question to jamesa: HOW did you come to the... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
One question to jamesa: HOW did you come to the conclusion that you would get exchangeable graphics cards in the budget DELL machines ?

We have 400 GX270 machines. These came at EDU prices for...
Posted by toti, on Sep 27, 2004 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
They also state that the aspect ratio is 16:10 (... 1,039 Views / 3 Replies  
They also state that the aspect ratio is 16:10 ( not 16:9 like widescreen TVs ), which is the 1.6 you speak of :)
Posted by toti, on Sep 27, 2004 at 08:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
:thumbsup: What I wanted to say, exactly. :D 5,713 Views / 119 Replies  
:thumbsup:

What I wanted to say, exactly. :D
Posted by toti, on Sep 27, 2004 at 06:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ah sorry, I was a bit out to sea there :) I was... 2,628 Views / 10 Replies  
Ah sorry, I was a bit out to sea there :) I was thinking the pre-usb2 model ( 15" and 17" )

These are the official specs:



Although you are most likely right about the 1GB per slot roof.
Posted by toti, on Sep 26, 2004 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I'm not completely out to sea, I recall it... 2,628 Views / 10 Replies  
If I'm not completely out to sea, I recall it having one SO-DIMM slot, and one 133MHz 168-pin SDRAM slot..
Posted by toti, on Sep 26, 2004 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Havn't you guys beaten this issuee to death... 13,228 Views / 286 Replies  
Havn't you guys beaten this issuee to death several times by now :P

By the looks of it ( threads on forums, sales in stores and waiting lists ) the iMac is getting a very good response, regardless...
Posted by toti, on Sep 26, 2004 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry to step on your two cents Krusty, but it's... 2,021 Views / 44 Replies  
Sorry to step on your two cents Krusty, but it's actually the other way around...

LCDs last longer as CRTs generally burn badly enough in 2-3 years. The CRT then looses its sharpness, the colours...
Posted by toti, on Sep 26, 2004 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
You may want to contact Sonnet (... 842 Views / 21 Replies  
You may want to contact Sonnet ( http://www.sonnettech.com/about/contacts.html ) and ask them about the hardware support of their Aria Extreme (http://www.sonnettech.com/product/aria_extreme.html)...
Posted by toti, on Sep 25, 2004 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Only loosely. You get much more precision with... 1,112 Views / 12 Replies  
Only loosely. You get much more precision with programs like SunShield.

For anything but the defaults, the built-in configurator is just a toy :)
Posted by toti, on Sep 24, 2004 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can also use the free SunShield... 1,112 Views / 12 Replies  
You can also use the free SunShield (http://www.sunprotectingfactory.com/sunShield/shield_news.html) to configure your firewall. It's a quite nice preference pane that works :)

But honestly, while...
Posted by toti, on Sep 24, 2004 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd think twice before replacing a mac line with... 1,235 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd think twice before replacing a mac line with PC's for home use... nay, thrice :hmm:

With the PC ( assuming that you are going to use windows on it ) someone is going to take the strain and...
Posted by toti, on Sep 24, 2004 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
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