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Forum: Apple Desktops 03-11-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,969
Posted By slashd0t
Keep in mind you are very limited from a...

Keep in mind you are very limited from a scalability perspective with the iMac. I had the same decision as you did last year, and buying my Mac Pro was one of the best purchases I made in 2008...
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-13-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By slashd0t
I think you are being absolutely ridiculous. I...

I think you are being absolutely ridiculous. I can understand if the actual Mac Pro was damaged, but, the box? My Mac Pro arrived last week (not double boxed) in similar shape to yours and my Mac...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By slashd0t
I realize a lot of people here are seriously...

I realize a lot of people here are seriously drinking the Apple Kool-Aid, but, fact is, Apple has a lot of hardware issues with their products. I happen to work in the IT industry for a Systems...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By slashd0t
Couldn't help but notice you're from Edmonton.....

Couldn't help but notice you're from Edmonton.. I'm from Edmonton too! :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By slashd0t
If you'll notice I said that they arn't taking...

If you'll notice I said that they arn't taking responsibility for issues they are having on "DEVICES", last time I checked MobileMe wasn't a device. Yes, I agree, they have been upfront with...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-23-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By slashd0t
Well, there are lots of places in the world that...

Well, there are lots of places in the world that make great products... Unfortunately, China is not one of them :Angry-Tongue:
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-22-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,395
Posted By slashd0t
Unhappy What Apple, where is your QA?!

So I've had a HORRIBLE notebook month thanks to Apple.

Week 1) Purchase a Macbook Air. Insain core shutdown problems, couldn't even play poker and listen to iTunes at the same time because the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-14-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By slashd0t
MSN on a mac is not very clean for Webcam/Audio...

MSN on a mac is not very clean for Webcam/Audio PERIOD.

Mercury works for Webcam/Audio but it's a horrible client. Do a google search for "Mercury mac os x" and you'll find it.

For Adium,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By slashd0t
MBP... I owned a MBP, sold it, bought an...

MBP...

I owned a MBP, sold it, bought an Air, had it for 14 days, returning it tomorrow, new MBP on order...

The Air is cool for about a week.. Then you realize that it's completely useless...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-19-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By slashd0t
Do not listen to this advice.. Never do any...

Do not listen to this advice..

Never do any banking or sensitive transactions using public wi-fi. In some cases, malicious users will create a wireless network in the vicinity of a starbucks and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-27-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,923
Posted By slashd0t
Yes.. I plug my MBP into my 42" LCD TV all the...

Yes.. I plug my MBP into my 42" LCD TV all the time to watch HD movies and various other high res things and it runs at the native display of the TV. It looks very nice actually :)

You will have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-26-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By slashd0t
This is completely false. There ARE known...

This is completely false. There ARE known virus's for mac, just not very many of them.

Macs are nice as they are built on a BSD kernel which is proven to be a very stable platform.

If you are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-26-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By slashd0t
The performance difference is going to be...

The performance difference is going to be unnoticeable. Go for the bigger screen and aluminum :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-24-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,899
Posted By slashd0t
This thread reminds me of a funny TSA video I saw...

This thread reminds me of a funny TSA video I saw today... Warning on language..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7AWw7t5zj0
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-23-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,992
Posted By slashd0t
Sorry, it was my typo.. Yes, I was using...

Sorry, it was my typo.. Yes, I was using SimpServer for Unix. I've managed to get it to install, but, when I change my proxy settings in msn, it just hangs and won't login. I can see that the simp...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-22-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,992
Posted By slashd0t
I'm going to bump this as it's been quite awhile...

I'm going to bump this as it's been quite awhile and I'm still stuck without a solution.. Anyone?? Pretty please?? :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-08-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By slashd0t
Looking for a good laptop bag

Hi There,

I'm looking for a good laptop bag for my MBP. I need something that can hold my laptop, ipod, power brick and a few magazines. I travel frequently and am a very mobile worker.

*...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-03-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By slashd0t
Defiantly the best since Play.. Maybe even little...

Defiantly the best since Play.. Maybe even little better.. It has a little bit of everything in it.. Hip Hop, Disco, Down Tempo, Trance etc.. The whole concept of the album is interesting actually.....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-03-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,624
Posted By slashd0t
I own a lot of black shirts (mostly Hugo Boss).....

I own a lot of black shirts (mostly Hugo Boss).. I highly recommend using Woolite (http://woolite.com/) in cold water and hang dry. The dryer is your enemy.

GO WOOLITE
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-03-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By slashd0t
Moby - Last Night

Anyone here have this CD?

If not, GO BUY IT. Just finished listening it through and wow.

Just thought I'd share.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-03-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,888
Posted By slashd0t
First off, a macbook is not an investment,...

First off, a macbook is not an investment, second, if you understood basic economics, purchasing insurance for 15% of the cost of something that really has about 2-3% risk is a poor way to spend...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-03-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By slashd0t
Get your parents to buy you one now, then buy...

Get your parents to buy you one now, then buy your own in college.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-03-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,888
Posted By slashd0t
Bingo! This is correct.. Most people don't even...

Bingo! This is correct.. Most people don't even realize that their credit cards will add additional warranty.. Amex especially is really good about this. Thanks for bringing this up!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-03-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,888
Posted By slashd0t
IMO Apple Care is the biggest scam.. ...

IMO Apple Care is the biggest scam.. Essentially, Apple wants you to pay 25-30% of the cost of your device for "Insurance".

However, in most cases (my case anyways), I feel the lifespan of most...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-02-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,072
Posted By slashd0t
Software to measure signal strength and Signal/Noise Ratio

Can anyone point me in the right direction for some decent software that will measure signal quality (S/N ratio etc) for MacOSX?

I'm currently using a Macbook Pro and have tried Kismac with...
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