InsomniaX: Now supports Intel macs

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  1. semaja2 macrumors 6502a

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    Hi thought you guys would like to know this:

    http://semaja2.net/insomniaxinfo
     
  2. quigleybc macrumors 68030

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    that's cool

    I read that on the older version, it would mess up the apple on the back of the screen, making it not light up or something...

    I wonder if that's been fixed with this update...
     
  3. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Nice work! :)

    I thought the Apple on the back of the screen lit up because it was a transparent section and you saw the (same) backlight that lights the screen. Is that even possible, or was it just a weird rumor?
     
  4. semaja2 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    This release was aimed at fixing that screen bug, it still somewhat exists but only exists for 2 seconds and you no longer need to sleep the machine to recover the screen.

    Unfortunately no the Apple logo doesn't start lit up ;)
     
  5. psychofreak Retired

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    Its true; try reducing and increasing your backlight in the dark :)
     
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  7. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Erm, no, what I meant was that the Apple logo is lit by the backlight. At least, it is on my iBook. So how can the display be on (lit screen) but no Apple. But I think I understand now.
     
  8. quigleybc macrumors 68030

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    so does that mean that if I install Insomniax on my MB, my apple logo on the back of my screen will cease to be lit up?

    stupid question perhaps, but I still need to ask it.

    ;)
     
  9. semaja2 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    When you install InsomniaX, you load Insomnia, this stops your laptop from going to sleep (unless ur battery is below critical) from here if you close the lid the light and screen go off, hence the apple logo turns off.

    Once you open your screen again (Intel have to unload at this stage to recover screen) the apple logo lights up again.
     
  10. semaja2 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Congratulations to all you Intel users, we are now testing code that is currently promising 100% completion of the bugs, as well as no more work around specific information for Intel machines.

    Keep a eye out for a update soon from both InsomniaX and Sleepless, also on a side note any graphics designers willing to help create some new graphics would greatly be appreciated.

    We currently need a neater more suiting icon for the menu bar, as well as maybe a more mac looking icon for the application its self.
     
  11. szsiddiq macrumors 6502

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    Wait a sec...so if i use this with my macbook, I'd have to restart after reopening to get the screen back on?

    EDIT: Nevermind! Figured it out!
     
  12. e12a macrumors 68000

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    This is good. I've been waiting for them to release this version!


    Keeping the screen closed is much more convenient when i really dont need to look at it all the time. Also helps with distractions when i'm working on paper.:cool:

    edit: haha they havent technically released it yet.:(
     
  13. semaja2 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Just a update, the new versions have been released so check them out

    http://semaja2.net
     
  14. e12a macrumors 68000

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    Thank you very much! Sleepless' registration pop ups were annoying me
     

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