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Mar 2, 2003, 10:58 PM
I have just purchased a 12"PB...

Let the switching begin!!

Any suggestions?

Oh, I have a 20Gig Ipod (windows)

Really, I am looking for expericed people with suggestions on making this as easy as possible..

Mar 2, 2003, 11:03 PM
To use your iPod on your mac just reformat the disk to HFS+ and load up the mac ipod os.

Mar 3, 2003, 01:05 AM
yea enjoy and welcome to the mac.

let us know how you like it and why you switched.

try safari (http://www.apple.com/safari/) as your browser.

also this utility is a must have for any laptop owner.
you can get it at versiontracker.com by clicking on the link below.

CodeTek Virtual Desktop (http://versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=14996&db=mac)

Mar 3, 2003, 01:14 PM
Originally posted by beatle888
yea enjoy and welcome to the mac.
also this utility is a must have for any laptop owner.
you can get it at versiontracker.com by clicking on the link below.

CodeTek Virtual Desktop (http://versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=14996&db=mac)

Ok, why would i want to use a virtual program? What are the benefits?

man, that sounds like a stupid quesiton, but I gotta ask it.

Mar 3, 2003, 01:29 PM
:D its actually not doing any emulation or anything like that. all its doing is giving you multiple desktops. you can use the little pallet that comes with the application to switch between them. or you can use your mouse. just run the mouse off the side of the screen and wham, your in your photoshop desktop, or to the left and wham, your in your flash desktop. it really should be called the ultimate window manager :D. just try it, with a powerbook 12" if you give it a chance im sure you will like it. oh by the way, i turned of the "mouse changes desktop" option and stick to the pallet. i wanted to use the mouse to change desktops but i found myself changing on accident. also if you find you dont like the program just drag it to the trrash to uninstall it. or just do a "find" for codeTek virtual desktop and you'll see all the system files related to codetek virtual desktop....then just drag them to the trash. i like to use the "find" method to remove applications. thats because i can get all the preference files and program files at once. but if you just want to drag the application icon to the trash, that will be fine too, you will just have some orphaned preference files which isnt a big deal.

Mar 6, 2003, 11:07 PM
If you don't like Safari, try Chimera, which I prefer, but I haven't
used either Safari or Chimera for a while, and my opinion might
have changed it I had used them recently. But as of last time I
checked, I preferred Chimera. It seemed faster, and less buggy.
Give Chimera a try if Safari isn't floating your boat. ;)

Mar 6, 2003, 11:56 PM
Hey dude it's Camino now, not Chimera. You're going to get them in trouble. I say use both. Use Safari for everyday things but have Camino around for those sites that just don't like Safari.

Download StreamRipperX (http://streamripperx.sourceforge.net)

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Mar 7, 2003, 11:12 PM
I refuse to call it Camino. I hate that name. Chimera sounds so
much better..... :rolleyes: ;) :D