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Not totally fixed. It drops the stream after... 726 Views / 2 Replies  
Not totally fixed.

It drops the stream after a few minutes.

:(
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 29, 2007 at 12:32 PM, in Networking
Found the answer on Apple's forums. Worked... 726 Views / 2 Replies  
Found the answer on Apple's forums.

Worked like a charm.

Real player needed some tweaking from the default settings.
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 29, 2007 at 02:25 AM, in Networking
Can't watch BBC or C-SPAN over Airport Extreme 726 Views / 2 Replies  
I can't watch any Real streaming material from either BBC or C-SPAN using a Airport Extreme (the new thin Mac Mini looking version).

I have wired and wireless clients (OS X, XP Pro and Vista) and...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 29, 2007 at 01:34 AM, in Networking
I had to do this. Turn off all the security... 540 Views / 5 Replies  
I had to do this.

Turn off all the security on the Airport Extreme.

Connect with the Windows computer.

Then use Airport Utility to turn the security on.

I had a rought first hours or so,...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 29, 2007 at 01:27 AM, in Networking
The current MacBook Pro is pretty sweet. Stable.... 988 Views / 3 Replies  
The current MacBook Pro is pretty sweet. Stable. Fast.

They are definitely the best looking laptops out there, even if long in the tooth. Who knows, the new MacBook Pro could look like poo. Ok,...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 18, 2007 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The CPU is the same. Core 2 Duo. I could... 1,241 Views / 14 Replies  
The CPU is the same. Core 2 Duo.

I could edit DV on my Pismo G3 500MHz with 8MB video.

I would not be surprised if FCP ran fine on MacBook.

Motion definitely wants a good video card, but...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 14, 2007 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Support for more ram. Some 3d programs claim... 5,797 Views / 9 Replies  
Support for more ram.

Some 3d programs claim 10-20% faster render times.

I could see some audio/video programs claiming advantages.

Eventually games will use it to provide a more "cinematic"...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 14, 2007 at 01:52 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
c2d is 64 bit... Santa Rosa mostly offers a... 598 Views / 2 Replies  
c2d is 64 bit...

Santa Rosa mostly offers a faster FSB and Flash Ram integration for faster boot...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Oct 25, 2006 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd just wait until Adobe updates their apps. ... 1,388 Views / 11 Replies  
I'd just wait until Adobe updates their apps.

Not much sense to get the latest hardware, and then run Photoshop and Dreamweaver under emulation. The resale on your G5 is already crushed, might as...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Oct 2, 2006 at 04:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was reading on some rumor site somewhere about... 3,735 Views / 34 Replies  
I was reading on some rumor site somewhere about how the upgrade path for the Mac Pro desktops is going to be pretty aggressive (ie a lot more frequent than before), since, they now use more PC...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 26, 2006 at 03:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:p That's funny. I've been here since... 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
:p

That's funny.

I've been here since 2002 and have less posts than you do.

I don't exactly think I was "post hiking," it never even occurred to me.

This has always been a strangely...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 8, 2006 at 03:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Phew. Works. All is good. Gen I... 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
Phew.

Works.

All is good.

Gen I lives to see another day.
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Damn. It just crapped out. I hope it's not... 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
Damn. It just crapped out.

I hope it's not fubared since it died in the middle of a restore. :rofl
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 01:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Dropped from full bars, to 2 bars to 1 bar...... 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
Dropped from full bars, to 2 bars to 1 bar... eek!

Will it make it!>! Will it crap out before the restore!>!>!

Stay tuned...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You could always boot into Windows and run... 1,069 Views / 7 Replies  
You could always boot into Windows and run Photoshop/Flash from Windows if Rosetta ain't cuttin' it.
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, it needed a slight charge. Does not... 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, it needed a slight charge.

Does not seem like the recharging feature works though.

It's a small plug on the computer to a large plug on the iPod.

Does the smaller plug not charge?
...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 01:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmm. Still does not see it. (I'm running the... 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
Hmm. Still does not see it.

(I'm running the updater from C:/ProgramFiles after it installed it)

My iPod battery is dead. Do I need to give it a little charge maybe? I was hoping ye olde...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 01:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sweet! Thanks. Downloading now. Wow!... 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
Sweet! Thanks.

Downloading now.

Wow! 56MB!?

I've only used this iPod with my Macs, but I don't have a Mac right now.
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 12:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Any tips getting my Gen I scroll wheel to work with Windows? 1,003 Views / 13 Replies  
I think this thing is supposed to work with Windows.

I have a Dell5150 with built in 1394 Firewire. It seems to think it's a "network" connection, but, my external harddrive works ok with it, so,...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 7, 2006 at 11:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The new PowerMacs will probably be based on... 2,285 Views / 23 Replies  
The new PowerMacs will probably be based on dualcore Conroe chips, and will smoke the current mini, macbookpro and iMacs.

Also, I do some editing in FCP4.5 on my mini 1.42GHz. It's slow, but it...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 11, 2006 at 08:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
. :p 949 Views / 4 Replies  
.
:p
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Apr 8, 2006 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
new mini for stuff like FCP, C4d, etc... 527 Views / 2 Replies  
Assume running FCP or C4d from Universal Binaries... any clue how the new integrated graphics minis would handle stuff like FCP or C4d?

I do very simple stuff with both apps and my current mini...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Mar 7, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mini needs to be larger, not smaller. Get... 1,709 Views / 35 Replies  
Mini needs to be larger, not smaller.

Get the power supply in there and for crying out loud get a 3.5" HD in there - they are faster, more reliable and go to like 400GB.

They just don't want to...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Feb 28, 2006 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a 1.42 for sale. 1GB ram and a... 936 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a 1.42 for sale.

1GB ram and a Hitachi 60GB 7200rpm HD.

[email protected] if interested.
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Feb 28, 2006 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can't you can turn one of the cores off for... 2,733 Views / 44 Replies  
Can't you can turn one of the cores off for better battery life?
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Feb 15, 2006 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't really get it though. They had OS X... 787 Views / 10 Replies  
I don't really get it though.

They had OS X running on Intel for a long time. Seems like once they knew they were gonna go Intel, FCP/DVDSP etc would also be ready.

March/April is not that bad,...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jan 20, 2006 at 07:25 AM, in Applications
At first I was like, whatever. Now I'm... 4,666 Views / 95 Replies  
At first I was like, whatever.

Now I'm pretty sure I don't like it.
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jan 20, 2006 at 07:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Pismo G3 500MHz No PC laptop could do what... 3,090 Views / 43 Replies  
Pismo G3 500MHz

No PC laptop could do what it could do for a long time.

The 1MB cache really gave that thing some power and "snappy."

I still see the Pismo in the occasional advertisement as...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jan 20, 2006 at 07:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I pounded this issue to death, everyone told me... 1,827 Views / 25 Replies  
I pounded this issue to death, everyone told me to go die.

I put a 7200rpm drive in my mini and that helped A LOT, but, I still don't get the people that so vehemently defended the mini being so...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jan 20, 2006 at 07:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
ah, so Intel is making the mobo chipsets I guess?... 994 Views / 7 Replies  
ah, so Intel is making the mobo chipsets I guess?

If it's a 2GHz Macbook vs. a 2.13 Tower... the only truly compelling feature will be video/card PCI slots...

The iMac looks better and...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jan 18, 2006 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why though? Seems like people would just get the... 994 Views / 7 Replies  
Why though? Seems like people would just get the MacBook.

Man, I really do hate the MacBook name... just realized that... haha
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jan 18, 2006 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
New pro machines all quad? or more? 994 Views / 7 Replies  
With the duo MacBooks, it would seem like the towers would almost have to be all quads?

I always wondered why Apple took so long to both, release quads and decent video cards and make the Mac what...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jan 18, 2006 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
$499 799 Views / 3 Replies  
$499
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Dec 11, 2005 at 06:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
If it already has 512, then value wise, it's... 1,357 Views / 11 Replies  
If it already has 512, then value wise, it's prolly enough.

At any given time I'd have a major app or two runing (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash) and some minor apps (yourSQL, mactheripper,...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Dec 11, 2005 at 05:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
52 seconds Athlon64 X2 3800+ (2GHz dualcore)... 48,974 Views / 292 Replies  
52 seconds

Athlon64 X2 3800+ (2GHz dualcore)
2GB RAM
Photoshop 7
Windows XP Pro
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Nov 24, 2005 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple is just not a serious computer company... 10,363 Views / 148 Replies  
Apple is just not a serious computer company anymore.

It's all about the iPods and Job's media mogul dreams.
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Oct 12, 2005 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
dim video is a VGA thing... 822 Views / 5 Replies  
dim video is a VGA thing...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 30, 2005 at 06:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Remote Desktop Connection ... 561 Views / 1 Replies  
Remote Desktop Connection

http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.aspx?pid=download&location=/mac/download/misc/rdc_update_103.xml&secid=80&ssid=10&flgnosysreq=True
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 16, 2005 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe still try diferent brand DVD recordable... 814 Views / 8 Replies  
Maybe still try diferent brand DVD recordable media? There is still some voodoo to it sometimes...

Just one small reason why I went for a mini with the Combo drive. It's easier to keep a current...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 13, 2005 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got the Hitachi 60GB 7200rpm in the Mini and... 1,095 Views / 12 Replies  
I got the Hitachi 60GB 7200rpm in the Mini and two external Firewire Drives and a DVD-R attached as well. Overall, it's a good set-up.

The 7200rpm internal drive is pricey, but worth it... you can...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 13, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Whatever it is, it's for real. I've totally... 724 Views / 4 Replies  
Whatever it is, it's for real. I've totally messed with the monitor and messed with all the Apple monitor calibration stuff... when I'm using my PC... and I switch the montor to the Mini... it's not...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 13, 2005 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Will a DVI LCD screen fix the Mini dimness? 724 Views / 4 Replies  
I use a Mac Mini hooked up to a Sony 21" CRT. The dimness is completely obvious when I screen switch from Mini to PC.

If I buy a DVI LCD screen, will that kill the dimness issue? I want it on its...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 13, 2005 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
hopefully Apple opens up to AMD... 682 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm finally building my PC replacement of my dual G5 2GHz... that I sold to a friend of mine...

$2100 (prolly more like $2500 with more things... case, firewire card, mouse, keyboard)

400 -...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 13, 2005 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's a toss up. I had the 80GB and found it... 1,095 Views / 12 Replies  
It's a toss up. I had the 80GB and found it rather sluggish. I put a 7200rpm Hitachi in there and performance is quite a bit better
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 11, 2005 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
There will be a market, but, the iBook and... 663 Views / 7 Replies  
There will be a market, but, the iBook and Powerbook lines are somewhat unimpressive by today's standard, so... I'd say they would not resell as well as they used to due to the switch.

I'd spend...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 11, 2005 at 03:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple is moving to Intel chips. You will have to... 775 Views / 6 Replies  
Apple is moving to Intel chips. You will have to upgrade all of your software to run on Intel chips or use the Rosetta translator/emulator whatever it is.

OS X will still be the OS, but your iMac...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Aug 7, 2005 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
The intel move was smart, but it's gonna take a... 2,557 Views / 57 Replies  
The intel move was smart, but it's gonna take a while and I won't really buy a PPC offering now since their resale value will be horrible.

Anyhow, hopefully, it's dualcore and dual dualcore across...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 29, 2005 at 06:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Real insightful there, Tom. A case was made... 2,557 Views / 57 Replies  
Real insightful there, Tom.

A case was made that the trade off in making the mini small as a #1 ID consideration, has led to some unfortunate situations. The gap between the Mini and the dual G5...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 29, 2005 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I want to use a monitor of my choosing, there... 2,557 Views / 57 Replies  
If I want to use a monitor of my choosing, there is the Mini, and there is the dual G5 lineup.

I have screens, so, why would I want an iMac?

I bought the mini new, and with the 7200rpm hard...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 27, 2005 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
I use mine for work as well. I'm convinced it... 2,557 Views / 57 Replies  
I use mine for work as well. I'm convinced it would be a much beter day to day experience with a proper hard drive.

The dim video thing truly blows, it makes it hard to use for even simple web...
Posted by sodamnregistered2, on Jul 27, 2005 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
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