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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-09-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By COMtnBiker
I just felt the need to share how lame the whole...

I just felt the need to share how lame the whole experience was. Its a great example of why Apple dominates product launches.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-09-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By COMtnBiker
Attn: Motorola / Google VP of Marketing

Let me help you out. Based on my recent visit to Best Buy, let me help you sell more Xooms:

- DO NOT display your fancy new tablet computer at the end of an aisle near the laptops where it...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-08-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By COMtnBiker
I just stopped by Best Buy specifically to check...

I just stopped by Best Buy specifically to check out a Xoom.

In danger of becoming a fan-boy, I gotta say.... I don't get the hype of the Xoom.

It may have better specs than the iPad 2...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-21-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By COMtnBiker
My preference is the Mini too, but I'd have to...

My preference is the Mini too, but I'd have to pick up a cheap monitor.

For now, I setup an old Dell laptop (XP) and got it up and running for them.

That was an EXCELLENT reminder of why I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-20-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By COMtnBiker
Which used Mac for my kids?

Thinking about a used, older (cheaper!) Mac for my kids' use at home (ages 10 and under). I only have experience (recent switcher) to my MBP running Snow Leopard.

Looking over Craigslist, I see...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-22-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,550
Posted By COMtnBiker
I have the M-Audio AV-30s - great little speakers...

I have the M-Audio AV-30s - great little speakers for desktop use. Fairly boxy sized, though, so if that's a concern, you might try something else.

M-AUDIO - M-Audio® AV 30 - Compact Monitor...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 10-11-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,455
Posted By COMtnBiker
After 24 hours, the water spot on the inside of...

After 24 hours, the water spot on the inside of the screen is completely gone, so I now highly recommend washing your iPhone 4. Plus, is smells lemony fresh!
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 10-10-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,455
Posted By COMtnBiker
Yea. I had to bite my tongue and not blame her. ...

Yea. I had to bite my tongue and not blame her. I was the one that left the darn thing in the pocket.

I just HATE it when I'm the only one to blame. :Not-Amused:
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 10-10-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,455
Posted By COMtnBiker
Washed my iPhone 4 today

My dear wife did a load of laundry while I was out. iPhone 4 was in my shorts pocket, and came out sparking clean. :Oops:

Put it in front of a hair dryer for 2 hours, charged it (it was dead...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 08-03-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By COMtnBiker
iPhone 4 dropped calles - network or phone at fault??

Today wasn't a good day in iPhone 4 ownership. I really want to like this phone.

I had about 6 random calls drop on me and accidentally muted 3 others by clicking the mute button with my cheek....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-27-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By COMtnBiker
iPhone prevents Mail from getting email...

Anyone else have this problem...

POP3 account on my iPhone works just dandy.

When I use my Mail on my MBP for the same account, I get that triangle/exclamation point indicator telling me I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-08-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,927
Posted By COMtnBiker
I've been testing this today.... (thanks for the...

I've been testing this today.... (thanks for the replies):

- I'm having gmail get our ISP mail
- Gmail now lets you send mail so it appears to come from our corporate ISP (GREAT!)
- I'm using...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-04-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,927
Posted By COMtnBiker
Gmail / Mac Mail / iPhone sync question

I'm having a hard time thinking this through...

Question: is it possible to:

- have Gmail and Mac Mail sync (I think "yes" using IMAP, right?)
AND
- have new mail delivered to the iPhone, but...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-27-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By COMtnBiker
Thanks guys. I'll look into all these options! ...

Thanks guys. I'll look into all these options! Gotta protect the 1s and 0s!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-27-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By COMtnBiker
Encrypt data on MBP? General security question.

Having had the wonderful experience of my MBP being stolen, I'm thinking of the best way to better-protect my data on my new MBP (15").

I now sync with my office file server using Chronosync. If...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-24-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
The hardware specs are stock: 2.4 GHz 2 GB...

The hardware specs are stock:
2.4 GHz
2 GB RAM
250 GB hard drive

A few distinguishing features IF the hard drive hasn't been wiped... I realize all this could be changed, but as you say, the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-24-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
True. I'll go back and ask to look at the actual...

True. I'll go back and ask to look at the actual laptop.

They said there's a 2 week waiting period where they send the serial number to the police and if they don't hear back, they can sell the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
Darn! No such luck. Called the pawn shop...

Darn! No such luck.

Called the pawn shop and they have a different one. I added the serial to the police report, so I hope they can find it.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
So I call a pawn shop in the area that it was...

So I call a pawn shop in the area that it was stolen and....

me: "do you come across many laptops?"
Pawn shop: "yes"
me: "I had one lost or stolen yesterday and wanted to check stock of your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
I'll check that out, but mine was in my...

I'll check that out, but mine was in my possession up until 3:15 pm on 5/22, so I don't think that's the one. Thanks though!

Calling pawn shops this morning....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
I think Apple will only do something if it comes...

I think Apple will only do something if it comes in for repair, so I need to contact them as soon as I get the serial number - hopefully, it's on the box somewhere.

It was a Targus messenger bag...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
Nope - it was the latest unibody version. I only...

Nope - it was the latest unibody version. I only had it for about 3 months maybe?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
Thanks - yea - keep an eye out, please! I'm...

Thanks - yea - keep an eye out, please! I'm happy to provide a reward for somebody that can get it back to me.

I called the bank and talked to the guard in the lobby and he said there are no...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
I was parked at a bank, went in for 10 minutes or...

I was parked at a bank, went in for 10 minutes or so, came back out, went home, and realized it was missing.

It is possible that the car wasn't locked while I was in the bank - I walked away, hit...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-22-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,562
Posted By COMtnBiker
I'm probably covered through work. Jut a...

I'm probably covered through work.

Jut a lesson to be learned, though....

- backup all your stuff
- password protect everything you can
- encrypt what you can

Losing a $2k laptop is bad...
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