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Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-13-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By joshbrez
Personal Shopping is no longer a service offered...

Personal Shopping is no longer a service offered by the Apple Store. Each store should have enough staff to accommodate people who need help. Use the iPad-based signs in the store to call an employee...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-03-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By joshbrez
The trouble with upgrading to Leopard is that...

The trouble with upgrading to Leopard is that Apple is not going to have any install disks for it in their stores. The Mac Box Set that they currently sell, as well as the stand-alone boxed version...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-26-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By joshbrez
Also on the Office question: Documents don't...

Also on the Office question: Documents don't necessarily need to be converted to work on them on both Windows and OS X. MS Office documents are the same on both Windows and Mac, and can be opened...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-26-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By joshbrez
My suggestion would be to go to apple.com and...

My suggestion would be to go to apple.com and download the newest version of Safari, currently at 5.0.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-20-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By joshbrez
This is very unusual performance for the Finder....

This is very unusual performance for the Finder. While the interface of Finder is not perfect, it certainly handles files just find, and Spotlight is very fast finding files, on the order of seconds....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-14-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,144
Posted By joshbrez
It is likely that the drive is formatted with the...

It is likely that the drive is formatted with the NTFS file system, which Mac OS X can read, but not write to. You'll need to have your drive formatted in FAT32 for it to work with both a Mac and a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-01-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By joshbrez
I doubt it very much. Apple's back-to-school...

I doubt it very much. Apple's back-to-school deals have been a recurring thing for several years now, so clearly they're at least moderately successful.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-12-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,779
Posted By joshbrez
I would say go with the 13". While I had a 15" in...

I would say go with the 13". While I had a 15" in undergrad (which sits mostly as a desktop machine now), I didn't need all of that screen space. If I were to purchase a new MBP today, I would make...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-12-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,702
Posted By joshbrez
I'm going to be going with the 3G model...

I'm going to be going with the 3G model eventually, but I think I'm going to wait, until next year if need be, for the capacities to go up & prices to go down. After playing with it in the store, I...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-10-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,693
Posted By joshbrez
If you're interested in smaller, more indie...

If you're interested in smaller, more indie software developers, you can check out these two:

Scribbles, by atebits (http://www.atebits.com/scribbles/) - This is a pretty innovative program, but...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 03-16-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,576
Posted By joshbrez
Okay, major thing wrong here - it does NOT cost...

Okay, major thing wrong here - it does NOT cost $30 more a month to get Wi-Fi on your iPad. It costs nothing per month to have an iPad with Wi-Fi. There's only a monthly fee if you want 3G coverage,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-16-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By joshbrez
For the problem with the Menu Bar not showing up,...

For the problem with the Menu Bar not showing up, try playing with the overscan options on your HDTV itself, and in the Mac display settings.
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 03-14-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By joshbrez
Nothing - the OP mistyped. The iPad with...

Nothing - the OP mistyped.

The iPad with WiFi & 3G is the model that comes with a GPS chip.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-13-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By joshbrez
Another delete function - Cmd + Delete to send...

Another delete function - Cmd + Delete to send files to the Trash.

Let us know what other keyboard help you need - the different modifier keys can be disorienting at first.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By joshbrez
This is correct except for the reference to...

This is correct except for the reference to Motorola. IBM was the maker of the PowerPC chips that Apple used prior to the Intel switch, not Motorola. Apple stopped using Motorola chips back in the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-13-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,903
Posted By joshbrez
Gmail is probably your best bet in terms of both...

Gmail is probably your best bet in terms of both space and cost (free!).

And I completely second the recommendations here to set it up with Mail.app using IMAP. That way everything will be in...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-13-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By joshbrez
If it's the basic editing features of IrfanView...

If it's the basic editing features of IrfanView that you're missing, then I recommend you pick up Acorn at Acorn, the image editor for humans. (http://flyingmeat.com/acorn/). It's regarded as one of...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-11-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,156
Posted By joshbrez
This is a major event for me, as pretty much the...

This is a major event for me, as pretty much the ONLY reason why I miss my old PC is playing Valve's games. I don't know if anyone's been following the other Valve-related news going on lately, but...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-09-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,416
Posted By joshbrez
The minute anyone comes up with an...

The minute anyone comes up with an Apple-product-X-killer, that means that Apple's won.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-09-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By joshbrez
MacHeist's bundles are typically excellent ways...

MacHeist's bundles are typically excellent ways of getting lots of good Mac software for a great price. I picked up their last group of free offerings, and now use one of those apps (WriteRoom)...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-05-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By joshbrez
This is actually very common practice in the...

This is actually very common practice in the consumer electronics, or at least in the mobile phone, industry. My previous phone (a Motorola Razor) had a strip like this inside as well, just like the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-28-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,680
Posted By joshbrez
I wouldn't be too alarmist on this count. Theming...

I wouldn't be too alarmist on this count. Theming with CandyBar is non-damaging, as anything done with it can be undone. I own a license for it, and have played with it countless times, to no ill...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-28-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,680
Posted By joshbrez
Hey there LovelyLici. Welcome to Mac-Forums, and...

Hey there LovelyLici. Welcome to Mac-Forums, and congrats on the new Mac.

You mentioned two things here: not knowing how to delete apps and customizing the Dock. Let's tackle the first one.

To...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-26-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,216
Posted By joshbrez
I've gotta say, that was an interesting debate...

I've gotta say, that was an interesting debate between DarkestRitual and baggss. Kudos to both of you as well for not letting things devolve into a shouting match, all too common on these internets...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-25-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,686
Posted By joshbrez
Indeed. However, I'd be so bold as to say that...

Indeed. However, I'd be so bold as to say that there's no need a) to imply that someone doesn't know what MIT is or to flat out call them wrong (when they're not) or b) to call anyone an arrogant...
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