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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-11-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By RamblinMan
Sorry about that - I don't think any of the VM...

Sorry about that - I don't think any of the VM options will work for you, then (based on my limited knowledge anyway, maybe someone else knows otherwise).
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-11-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By RamblinMan
See my other post. Yes, it would work, as would...

See my other post. Yes, it would work, as would VirtualBox. There are some limitations with 3D support, though, so some of the "nifty" interactions may not function like you expect.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-11-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By RamblinMan
Well, I have been a VirtualBox user for several...

Well, I have been a VirtualBox user for several months and it works just fine. I have used Parallels as well - not enough of a difference for me to vote one over the other, except for VirtualBox...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-31-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,943
Posted By RamblinMan
OpenOffice.org 3.0.x has a database program.

OpenOffice.org 3.0.x has a database program.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-27-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By RamblinMan
I was going to go with the 2.0, but decided on...

I was going to go with the 2.0, but decided on the 2.4. Why? Since I'm going to use it for (knock-on-wood) about 3 years, the extra cost for the performance boost and bigger hard drive really...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-20-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,601
Posted By RamblinMan
Have you enabled IMAP in your Gmail account and...

Have you enabled IMAP in your Gmail account and set it up in Mail as an IMAP account? If you'll do this, you will be able to see your Gmail and Mail with the same messages in each interface.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-19-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 54,698
Posted By RamblinMan
Can't help with the adapter problem on the...

Can't help with the adapter problem on the current gen mbp, but if a previous gen model is the final solution, take a look at MacMall. They are closing out the previous generation mbp.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-17-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,767
Posted By RamblinMan
Some other options: - OmniPlan - Merlin -...

Some other options:
- OmniPlan
- Merlin
- GanttProject (open source)

I have demo-ed OmniPlan and currently utilize GanttProject (both in Windows and in OS X). Both are fine, with OmniPlan...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By RamblinMan
Did you buy the mbp directly from Apple or from a...

Did you buy the mbp directly from Apple or from a reseller? If you bought it from a reseller, it's possible that the actual "sale date" is the date that the reseller purchased the inventory from...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-15-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,606
Posted By RamblinMan
The only catch is that you need to convert the...

The only catch is that you need to convert the date into a text value before concatenation.

Sample formula for column C7:
=CONCATENATE(TEXT(B1;"dd-mmm-yyyy");" - ";TEXT(B7;"dd-mmm-yyyy"))
...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-14-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By RamblinMan
Bump. Anyone?

Bump. Anyone?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-13-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,023
Posted By RamblinMan
While you're shopping, check out MacMall for...

While you're shopping, check out MacMall for their prices as well. The prices are usually a little lower with instant rebates plus some sort of mail-in rebate as well. Only consideration might be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-13-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,878
Posted By RamblinMan
Pretty creative with that solution, Kubus. It's...

Pretty creative with that solution, Kubus. It's not my taste, but it looks better than what you had, and it most certainly is unique.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-13-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,548
Posted By RamblinMan
I don't think that's too demanding, but probably...

I don't think that's too demanding, but probably a bit more complex than the "usual" consumer back-up needs.

Sorry I don't have any specific suggestions - this is one of the reasons I go with...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-12-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By RamblinMan
Bump resolution up for Vista and Ubuntu on MB?

Just purchased a new MB and have VirtualBox installed with functioning Vista and Ubuntu VMs. Was wondering if anyone has been successful in getting Vista and/or Ubuntu to display in an MB native...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By RamblinMan
Hmmm. That's a pretty interesting (potential)...

Hmmm. That's a pretty interesting (potential) bug, then. I what Apple would say about it. Have you thought about bouncing this to Apple for investigation?

Glad your trackpad works like it is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By RamblinMan
I just purchased a new MB. Was comparing it to...

I just purchased a new MB. Was comparing it to the previous MB and had entertained the possibility of getting the previous MBP (there are obviously deals to be had on the previous models). Having...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By RamblinMan
Completely agree - really wish the new MBs came...

Completely agree - really wish the new MBs came with that option (Yes, I would have spent more on a "black" option, Mr. Jobs. Are you listening? Heck, offer some powder coating options.)

The...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-11-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By RamblinMan
Already done, Midnight! Went with the 2.4 MB...

Already done, Midnight! Went with the 2.4 MB (just don't need the "pro"). Have migrated most of what I want from my near-dying MBP (first generation with the intel) - it's actually great having the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-11-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By RamblinMan
In your System Preferences > Trackpad, there...

In your System Preferences > Trackpad, there should be 4 "sections" (one each for gestures of 1 thru 4 fingers). Do you have this?

If you did, you would see the options available for "Two...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-11-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By RamblinMan
No problem DTx, I appreciate your thoughts all...

No problem DTx, I appreciate your thoughts all the same. The trackpad gestures are pretty neat & handy - it's taking a bit of retraining to get myself to utilize them versus the "old" methods,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By RamblinMan
Have a white iBook and it can get dingy - 'course...

Have a white iBook and it can get dingy - 'course it's my daughter's, now, so such is life.

I actually decided to buy the new version and procured it this morning - typing on it right now, while...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By RamblinMan
If you're primarily using it for internet and...

If you're primarily using it for internet and photoshop (assume you might do some productivity work at school, too), then i can't imagine you would push the graphics capabilities. If you were going...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By RamblinMan
Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I'm going to...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I'm going to hit-up one of the local Apple stores tomorrow and mess around with the new models - play a bit, you know, and figure out the extent to which I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By RamblinMan
Sound indecisive? Really? Just laid out a few...

Sound indecisive? Really? Just laid out a few tidbits and sought thoughts/opinions.

Cost isn't an issue, but I do look for savings if they are available, paired with what capabilities I...
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