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Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-25-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 78,408
Posted By torbjoern
You mean you want to use the TC as a NAS-drive?...

You mean you want to use the TC as a NAS-drive? Maybe partition the disk to use half of it for backing up with Time Machine and the other half as a storage for your extensive media library, and get...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-10-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 843
Posted By torbjoern
My parents have never had to pay a dime for my...

My parents have never had to pay a dime for my cell phone bill.

Saying that the iPhone in-app purchases "prey on kids" is an inflammatory and deceptive statement. It's the parents' responsibility...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-29-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,048
Posted By torbjoern
When you ask what she owes you, I had the number...

When you ask what she owes you, I had the number ready. But reading "if you know what I mean", I wonder what kind of payment you want from her. I know what I would have asked for if my wife or gf had...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-28-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By torbjoern
To avoid buyer's remorse when a newer and...

To avoid buyer's remorse when a newer and flashier device comes out for 100$ less, it can be wise to wait until right after an update.

I would say that if you really really need one now, borrow...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-27-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,847
Posted By torbjoern
I use all of its features, and I think it's...

I use all of its features, and I think it's absolutely worth the annual 50-70 $ which is the going rate when you purchase from eBay or Amazon.

I advice the OP to get a free trial and explore all...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-08-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10,659
Views: 865,749
Posted By torbjoern
Raining Blood (by Slayer)

Raining Blood (by Slayer)
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-08-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,733
Posted By torbjoern
I love fried chicken, especially with water...

I love fried chicken, especially with water melon. I also like to sit at my front porch and do nothing all day - except when playing basketball ;D
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-08-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,160
Posted By torbjoern
Ah - the "halo effect". The first Apple product I...

Ah - the "halo effect". The first Apple product I ever bought was an iPod Nano for my wife. If it wasn't for that, I may have been a bit less likely to purchase a Touch for myself a few months later....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-25-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By torbjoern
This makes me wonder if somebody is on a fanboy...

This makes me wonder if somebody is on a fanboy hunt.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-18-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,518
Posted By torbjoern
+1. Couldn't agree more. Nobody with sense buys a...

+1. Couldn't agree more. Nobody with sense buys a highly priced, non-upgradeable computer for the purpose of gaming. In a couple of years, even the i7 processor will be outdated and the same goes for...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-05-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,112
Posted By torbjoern
Charging only when dead will likely wear out the...

Charging only when dead will likely wear out the battery. I have my MBP plugged in most if the time I use it, except for the monthly calibration. Then I discharge the battery and let it rest for at...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-05-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By torbjoern
You imply that _most_ of the time you will use...

You imply that _most_ of the time you will use the computer will be in the living room. Since it's not _all_ the time, I would (if I were you) buy a MacBook Pro and eventually hook it up to an...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-05-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,642
Posted By torbjoern
I had a similar issue once. My computer started...

I had a similar issue once. My computer started to speed up significantly and became far more reliable after I had done the following two things:

1) Making sure that at least 10 % of the disk is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-05-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By torbjoern
Well stated. That was my very point.

Well stated. That was my very point.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-04-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By torbjoern
I totally agree with your statement here. And I...

I totally agree with your statement here. And I know very well that if I had the choice between backlit keyboard and 50-100% extra RAM, I would choose the former over the latter any given day.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-04-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By torbjoern
I have never seen "bells and whistles" as...

I have never seen "bells and whistles" as something positive, but I concur with your post as far as FireWire goes. Never used it.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-04-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By torbjoern
It's obvious because my definition of "bells and...

It's obvious because my definition of "bells and whistles" is equivalent to "useless features for marketing purposes". Have I missed anything?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-04-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By torbjoern
Referring to the easy-to-keep-clean alu-chassis...

Referring to the easy-to-keep-clean alu-chassis and the backlit keyboard as "bells and whistles" is an obvious sign of cognitive dissonance.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-04-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,255
Posted By torbjoern
Yeah. Good. Keep telling yourself that :D

Yeah. Good. Keep telling yourself that :D
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 09-04-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,175
Posted By torbjoern
(in order of purchase date) iPod nano 2nd...

(in order of purchase date)

iPod nano 2nd gen 4 GB (wife's)
iPod touch 1st gen 32GB (now wife's)
iPod shuffle 2nd gen 1 GB
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-04-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
Posted By torbjoern
Unless you already have an iPhone (e.g. the 3GS),...

Unless you already have an iPhone (e.g. the 3GS), then there is no reason to wait.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-12-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,832
Posted By torbjoern
I would be delighted to hear about zukermaister's...

I would be delighted to hear about zukermaister's expectations, since he got so disappointed with the new MBP... coming from a PB which doesn't even show YouTube properly. Is it the lack of blu-ray...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 08-11-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,652
Posted By torbjoern
Here is one advice: Do not eat any of that rice...

Here is one advice: Do not eat any of that rice afterwards. There is no 3-second-rule for items that have been in the toilet.

Btw, you might wanna cut down on the acid too. :D
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 08-07-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By torbjoern
Yes. Over 9000. You don't think it's less than...

Yes. Over 9000. You don't think it's less than 9000, do you? ;-)
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 08-06-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By torbjoern
Isn't going to happen? Apple doubled the storage...

Isn't going to happen? Apple doubled the storage capacity of the 1st gen iPhone less than 3 months after release. You think they won't do that again?

The iPhone 5 will be released in June/July,...
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