Linked by Stuart MacKenzie on Wed 2nd Jul 2003 18:31 UTC
Apple Are you a long time Windows user curious about the Apple Switch campaign? Are you wondering if you should try it? Read below for my experience with the whole thing... twice. Just over a week ago I purchased a new 12" Apple PowerBook G4...
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Macs rebuttle.
by Zekaric on Wed 2nd Jul 2003 22:08 UTC

"There is a program that will turn off the metal look (in almost everything). Besides, Apple has a rationale of sorts behind it: metal apps interface with foreign devices, pinstripe apps for everything else."

I'll have to look for that proggy then. I wouldn't mind if the interface was completely brushed metal or completely pinstripped but the mixing is just not on in my opinion.


"System Preferences > Keyboard > Full Keyboard Access settings. Tweak as desired. "

Did that. Menus are still not accessable with the keyboard. Mouse required.


"I would suggest getting a mouse. That's what I would do anyway. I never liked trackpads (and those damn IBM clit mice less so)."

I do actually. But when I'm on the road I leave everything I can at home. Mouse stays home.


"Get a Dock replacement. versiontracker.com lists lots of software for this kind of thing."

Cool. Another thing I'll have to hunt down.


"http://www.usboverdrive.com. that may fix the problem (it did for me and my weird, obscure game pad)"

Thanks! I'll see if that works.