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Search: Posts Made By: Vagrant
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-24-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vagrant
Also I want to apologize if it seems like I'm...

Also I want to apologize if it seems like I'm just complaining. The fact is the computer industry as a whole seems to be moving towards a fusion of mobile device computing and "traditional"...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-24-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vagrant
My mistake, the configuration page on Apple.com...

My mistake, the configuration page on Apple.com stated that the RAM could not be upgraded later so I just assumed it was soldered in place as it is on the rMBP.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-24-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vagrant
The problems with the iMacs boils down to the...

The problems with the iMacs boils down to the ability to repair and expand them. On the 21" the RAM is soldered in. Yes, Applecare will cover the RAM but that's only for three years and that's also...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-24-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vagrant
What I don't like about ML is precisely the move...

What I don't like about ML is precisely the move to integrate iOS and OS X and I agree, I don't think this is anything that will change, it's exactly where Apple wants to go. Changes to Exposé,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-24-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vagrant
A Quandary

First off I apologize if this is not the proper forum but given the options I wasn't sure where this question would best fit.

Secondly, it has been a long, long time since I have been on these...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-11-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By Vagrant
Considering that the 3.2ghz is only about 7-11%...

Considering that the 3.2ghz is only about 7-11% faster than the 2.8ghz and you're paying a huge premium for that modest processing gain, I would personally keep the 2.8 and use the extra cash to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,108
Posted By Vagrant
Also, it's worthy of note that with that extra...

Also, it's worthy of note that with that extra $500 you are also getting twice the L2 cache on your processor
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,108
Posted By Vagrant
The most compelling reasons I can think of to go...

The most compelling reasons I can think of to go for the 512 are if you plan to do a good bit of gaming, either in OS X or through Bootcamp, if you are going to do a fair amount of HD video editing...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-01-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,656
Posted By Vagrant
I have Office '04, never used '08 and likely...

I have Office '04, never used '08 and likely never will because I love iWork '08 and Neo Office is great too. If you need to be able to use the new Office formats though you should get Office '08
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-01-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Vagrant
My friend replaced the stock 2 gigabytes of RAM...

My friend replaced the stock 2 gigabytes of RAM in his new 17" Macbook Pro with a 4GB kit (2x2GB) from Crucial and he has absolutely no problems. There isn't any difference between the RAM Apple...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-01-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By Vagrant
Do you happen to know what kind of mouse it is or...

Do you happen to know what kind of mouse it is or what brand?
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-01-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,517
Posted By Vagrant
Syba USB PCIe card suggestions?

Hi, I just picked up one of the new Mac Pros a couple weeks ago and today I installed a Syba 5-port USB PCI express card into it. I've read info about this card, specifically the NEC chipset, not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,057
Posted By Vagrant
Go into the terminal and type "killall Dock" it...

Go into the terminal and type "killall Dock" it will restart the dock and should fix the problem. Make sure you capitalize Dock or it won't do anything.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,401
Posted By Vagrant
If you go into the terminal and type " killall...

If you go into the terminal and type " killall Dock" it will restart the dock and should fix the problem.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-30-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Vagrant
I follow the games more than the systems. If I...

I follow the games more than the systems. If I need a system to play the games I want to play I'll pick it up. As for PS2's breaking down, I did have one that broke, but my Xbox nearly caught fire,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-15-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By Vagrant
My local Gamestop told me that Sony will not...

My local Gamestop told me that Sony will not honor warranties on PS3's purchased on Ebay, but I think that is the extent of the "agreement." Since it is a rev a product I, personally, would want the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-14-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Vagrant
Actually, that's good to hear. I was playing...

Actually, that's good to hear. I was playing some 1v1 with my roommate. I guess we need to mess with the game options more. Still, though, what did they do to the sniper in CoD3? That's a little...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-13-2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Vagrant
I don't much care for CoD3. They fixed a lot of...

I don't much care for CoD3. They fixed a lot of things that were really bad about CoD2, like the very generous sniper rifle, but they took a lot of the good things out, like the radar showing...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-12-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Vagrant
Totally, this game is just insanely good. One of...

Totally, this game is just insanely good. One of the few times a game has lived up to the hype.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-12-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,652
Posted By Vagrant
Two more apps you might want to check out are...

Two more apps you might want to check out are Candybar and Afloat. Candybar lets you change icons and Afloat lets you change the opacity of windows (cocoa based apps only.) Afloat is free but...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-08-2006, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Vagrant
Limewire is the same on the mac as it is on...

Limewire is the same on the mac as it is on windows; if you liked it for windows you will like it for the mac. I've never used the other two you mentioned but I can recommend an app called Poisoned....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-07-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By Vagrant
If the game is not a universal binary then it...

If the game is not a universal binary then it will be running under rosetta which means it is running under emulation. I don't think there is any way around this, you could try adding more RAM but...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-02-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Vagrant
Ok, Thanks. I think I may have confused myself...

Ok, Thanks. I think I may have confused myself actually. I've been searching on this topic over the past few days and realized that even if the RAM is showing up as pc2 3200 that still means it's...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-30-2006, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Vagrant
An interesting aside, the sticker on the module...

An interesting aside, the sticker on the module says that it is PC2-5300-555
but system profiler reads it as the 3200-288
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-30-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Vagrant
Is slower RAM safe?

Quick question, I have been using a PC3200-288 DIMM in my Powerbook for about a month, I just read on Low End Mac that you should never use RAM whose speed is slower than your memory bus. Can this...
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