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Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-14-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,381
Posted By Gern Blanston
An article in Information Week speculates that...

An article in Information Week speculates that the Macbook Pros could be outfitted with hybrid hard disk drives utilizing an SSD and an HDD. Looking forward to 10/20 to see what's coming!

Apple's...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-13-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,381
Posted By Gern Blanston
They must follow the slogan of Specialized...

They must follow the slogan of Specialized Bicycles:"Innovate or Die". :)
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-13-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,381
Posted By Gern Blanston
I wouldn't mind seeing a speed bump for the Core...

I wouldn't mind seeing a speed bump for the Core i7 Macbook Pros with USB 3.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-10-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,156
Posted By Gern Blanston
Photoshop elements, aperture, or lightroom?

So, I just got a new 17" Mbp, core i5 moving from windows 7. I'm a photo hobbyist, but my image editing has remained in the organizing and basic editing areas of photoshop elements and picasa. I'd...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-10-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,535
Posted By Gern Blanston
I have the kindle version of the snow leopard...

I have the kindle version of the snow leopard missing manual on my new MacBook pro: it's nice to have the book on the Mac so that I can try the keyboard shortcuts and tips as I read without having a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-10-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Gern Blanston
Good, thanks so much! I sure didn't want to fry...

Good, thanks so much! I sure didn't want to fry my new Mac, so I'm glad to know this.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-09-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,450
Posted By Gern Blanston
Well, now some times it connects and sometimes it...

Well, now some times it connects and sometimes it doesn't. I just have to try several time, and eventually it will allow me to enter the router's ID.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-09-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Gern Blanston
Turn off Mac when connecting cables?

I was reading the manual for my new MBP, and I don't see any warnings like I did in the past stating that the computer should be turned off when connecting or disconnecting cables. Is this no longer...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-05-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,450
Posted By Gern Blanston
My home Uverse wireless network always displays...

My home Uverse wireless network always displays as an option: on my HP laptop, iphone, ipad, Mac Mini and Macbook Pro. It also displays as an option on the Bootcamp Win 7 partition on my Macbook Pro,...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-05-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 47,194
Posted By Gern Blanston
My home Uverse wireless network always displays...

My home Uverse wireless network always displays as an option: on my HP laptop, iphone, ipad, Mac Mini and Macbook Pro. It also displays as an option on the Bootcamp Win 7 partition on my Macbook Pro,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 46,908
Posted By Gern Blanston
My home Uverse wireless network always displays...

My home Uverse wireless network always displays as an option: on my HP laptop, iphone, ipad, Mac Mini and Macbook Pro. It also displays as an option on the Bootcamp Win 7 partition on my Macbook Pro,...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-05-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,450
Posted By Gern Blanston
I tried to download 3.1 Bootcamp, and it says...

I tried to download 3.1 Bootcamp, and it says that I have the most current version installed.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 46,908
Posted By Gern Blanston
I don't think that the SSID is hidden. How can I...

I don't think that the SSID is hidden. How can I determine if it's hidden or not? I can't find a way to enter my router's SSID.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-05-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 47,194
Posted By Gern Blanston
I don't think that the SSID is hidden. How can I...

I don't think that the SSID is hidden. How can I determine if it's hidden or not? I can't find a way to enter my router's SSID.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-04-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 46,908
Posted By Gern Blanston
Oddly, I can connect to my iphone's Mywi...

Oddly, I can connect to my iphone's Mywi connection. I'll try the Apple Software update. Thank you!
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-04-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 47,194
Posted By Gern Blanston
Oddly, I can connect to my iphone's Mywi...

Oddly, I can connect to my iphone's Mywi connection. I'll try the Apple Software update. Thank you!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-04-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 46,908
Posted By Gern Blanston
I just installed Windows 7 on my new MBP, Core...

I just installed Windows 7 on my new MBP, Core i5, and I can't connect to my wireless network at home on the Windows partition. I installed all of the Bootcamp drivers from the OSX DVD. Everything...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-04-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 47,194
Posted By Gern Blanston
I just installed Windows 7 on my new MBP, Core...

I just installed Windows 7 on my new MBP, Core i5, and I can't connect to my wireless network at home on the Windows partition. I installed all of the Bootcamp drivers from the OSX DVD. Everything...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-04-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,450
Posted By Gern Blanston
I"m having the same issue. I just installed...

I"m having the same issue. I just installed Windows 7 on my new MBP, Core i5, and I can't connect to my wireless network. I installed all of the Bootcamp drivers from the OSX DVD. Everything works...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-29-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By Gern Blanston
It doesn't sound like you've tried calibrating...

It doesn't sound like you've tried calibrating your battery. See this support link: it's easy to do: Apple Portables: Calibrating your computer's battery for best performance...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Gern Blanston
Many thanks for all of the help!

Many thanks for all of the help!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Gern Blanston
This is the description: 17" MacBook Pro Intel...

This is the description: 17" MacBook Pro Intel Core i7 2.66GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200rpm Hard Drive, NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M, SuperDrive, Aluminum unibody, Hi-Res Glossy Widescreen Display
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Gern Blanston
Hmm, feedback only goes back to June of 2010, but...

Hmm, feedback only goes back to June of 2010, but the info says they're a wholly owned subsidiary of PC Mall. Feedback is brief, mostly stating "fast shipping", "excellent", etc.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Gern Blanston
Any experience buying through Amazon?

I want to buy a core i7 17" Macbook pro, and I was thinking of buying through Amazon so that I won't have to pay sales tax, and there is a small price reduction as well. I'd have to buy from one of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Gern Blanston
Unless the extra $200 would be difficult for you...

Unless the extra $200 would be difficult for you to pay, I'd go with the i7. You get the faster processor and 512K instead of 256K of RAM on the video card. The extra $200 seems worth it to me.
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