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Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-21-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By cramar
Fascinating article in Forbes about U.S. Army...

Fascinating article in Forbes about U.S. Army turning to Macs more for security reasons:

http://www.forbes.com/home/technology/2007/12/20/apple-army-hackers-tech-security-cx_ag_1221army.html
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Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By cramar
There may be a deal of truth in the argument that...

There may be a deal of truth in the argument that Macs have not been exploited since their numbers are far less than PCs, hence more damage can be done on the Windows side. However, you don't think...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-19-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By cramar
Mac has 5x vulnerability flaws as Windows???

A friend who is a XP/Vista user threw this at me—and is gloating!

Mac versus Windows vulnerability stats for 2007:

http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=758&tag=nl.e622

I don't understand what...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-19-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,906
Posted By cramar
We were discussing Time Machine at our local MUG...

We were discussing Time Machine at our local MUG last month, and it was agreed by those who are familiar with it, that the drive should be at least 2X your HD size. So for 120G, at least 250G drive...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-16-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By cramar
WiFi in the Park

This interesting video shows how laptops are being used in offbeat ways in a NY park with WiFi access. The most interesting thing is that they are almost all Macs. Switchers take note. Since Mac...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-30-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By cramar
Personal choice. My advice is to do a...

Personal choice. My advice is to do a side-by-side comparison. I did and chose the black MB. Soon after I got it, the LED MBP came out. Now I tell people if they are going to wait for Leopard—get the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-30-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 37,399
Posted By cramar
Noted with a smile that MacBook Pros are used in...

Noted with a smile that MacBook Pros are used in Spielberg's blockbuster Transformers movie. Apple logo quite prominent.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,231
Posted By cramar
Just one word of caution—sometimes the cheapest...

Just one word of caution—sometimes the cheapest solution is not the best. If you buy cheap mail-order ram and install it yourself, chances are you will be fine. But there is a slight possibility that...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By cramar
Well I have the newest AirPort Extreme...

Well I have the newest AirPort Extreme basestation on my main floor, set up for 802.11n. I sits on a bookshelf against a wall in front of books. Anywhere in my house (2nd floor & basement) as well as...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-10-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,787
Posted By cramar
I don't think I've ever unplugged while on. If I...

I don't think I've ever unplugged while on. If I am going to plug or unplug the monitor it is because the MB is going to be moved (or just has been). I go into sleep mode (or off) if the MB is going...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-10-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,063
Posted By cramar
ROFL!! This is the funniest thread I've seen....

ROFL!! This is the funniest thread I've seen. Just hilarious!

Puke Proof! I can't stop laughing.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-10-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,500
Posted By cramar
Wonder if there is a market for Dell stickers to...

Wonder if there is a market for Dell stickers to place over the glowing apple? LOL Stealth machine! Why are stealth planes in black?

Took my MacBook to library to test their WiFi, and opened it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-10-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By cramar
Then you NEED to read this: ...

Then you NEED to read this:

http://www.robgalbraith.com/bins/content_page.asp?cid=7-8741-9027

BTW, the new MBP uses the recently released Intel "Santa Rosa" chip set so you need to compare to a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-10-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By cramar
1) I bought a Samsung digicam recently and there...

1) I bought a Samsung digicam recently and there is no software related to Mac. You just plug it in and iPhoto reads it! Some USB devices that you've used in the past might need a download from the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-09-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,787
Posted By cramar
Don't know about achow, but I just plug in the...

Don't know about achow, but I just plug in the DVI cable and it's "docked" to my 22" Samsung!

Actually I do plug in the MagSafe and now a 4-port USB hub (for convenience). The hub has a Logitech...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-09-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,479
Posted By cramar
Subjective, but you can now certainly add "Best...

Subjective, but you can now certainly add "Best laptop display in the world" to this as well!

http://www.robgalbraith.com/bins/content_page.asp?cid=7-8741-9027
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-29-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,174
Posted By cramar
The easiest solution for this is to get one of...

The easiest solution for this is to get one of those small el-cheapo 4-port USB hubs. I have one (shown below), and only one MB port is tied up. Everything else plugs into the hub as needed.
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 06-26-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,861
Posted By cramar
Can iTunes display codex & bitrate?

Is there any way in iTunes to display what the recording codex and bitrate is?

Example 1. I tried ripping a few CD tracks for the first time. The default is AAC. I tried one at Apple Lossless...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-26-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By cramar
Definitely a lemon. My MacBook has none of those...

Definitely a lemon. My MacBook has none of those problems—not even the sharp edges! I'm curious about external screen. What do you mean by "troublesome"? I'm amazed at how smooth and natural the MB...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-26-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By cramar
Since you are looking for free stuff, why not...

Since you are looking for free stuff, why not look into NeoOffice or OpenOffice? I use NeoOffice, which will read and write MS Office files. It is not perfect though—there are subtile formating...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-26-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By cramar
Well, under Boot Camp I installed an OEM copy of...

Well, under Boot Camp I installed an OEM copy of XL which I bought. Typed in the supplied key to get it working. A couple of weeks later I installed Parallels. They give you the option of using...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By cramar
Bump! Well...doesn't anyone burn multi-session...

Bump! Well...doesn't anyone burn multi-session CDs with Disk Utility?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-19-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By cramar
Why not consider getting a 15" and spending the...

Why not consider getting a 15" and spending the $400 difference on a monitor?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-18-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By cramar
To paraphrase Shakespeare, "To wait or not to...

To paraphrase Shakespeare, "To wait or not to wait, that is the question!"

I'm holding off buying iWork because of rumored new release. But I cannot wait much longer. I couldn't wait any longer to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-18-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By cramar
For traveling and listening to music headphone...

For traveling and listening to music headphone use is the best, as everyone pointed out. Actually I was listening to podcasts through the MacBook speakers late last night and find them perfectly...
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