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Search: Posts Made By: Big Mike
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-21-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,196
Posted By Big Mike
I just bought a 2.53GHz model on Friday. I...

I just bought a 2.53GHz model on Friday. I upgraded the hard drive to a WD Scorpio Blue 640GB with an upgrade kit from OWC.

I really love this little computer. Its such a change from my old 17"...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-24-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,158
Posted By Big Mike
The new feature in CS4 that I believe you're...

The new feature in CS4 that I believe you're looking for is called "Application Frame". Click on Window > Application Frame. This will give Photoshop a "solid background" much like it behaves on a...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-28-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Big Mike
No problem. ;D

No problem. ;D
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-28-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Big Mike
Even if you wait until the 3G iPhone is released,...

Even if you wait until the 3G iPhone is released, Apple will still most likely replace your phone with the old model.

For you to upgrade to the new 3G model, I think you would need to sign a new...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 06-26-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Big Mike
Animals: IMG_0573 IMG_0597 Bell Isle: ...

Animals:
IMG_0573
IMG_0597

Bell Isle:
IMG_0805
IMG_0940

Nature:
IMG_0552
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 06-23-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,294
Posted By Big Mike
I use Printfection.com They have more colors...

I use Printfection.com

They have more colors and size options than CafePress.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-13-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Big Mike
Very impressive. The wide angle was a...

Very impressive.

The wide angle was a perfect choice.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 02-29-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,911
Posted By Big Mike
I'm a graphic design student (I'll be graduating...

I'm a graphic design student (I'll be graduating in May with my BFA), and my primary computer is a 17" MacBook Pro, hi-def screen, with 4GB RAM.

I love the screen size, power, and portability. I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-11-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Big Mike
You're absolutely right about that. My MBP is...

You're absolutely right about that. My MBP is very thin compared to my old 15" PowerBook. When I got the MBP, I was really surprised by the low profile.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-11-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Big Mike
I carry my 17" MB Pro around to class and have no...

I carry my 17" MB Pro around to class and have no problems with the size or the weight.
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 02-11-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,600
Posted By Big Mike
I got the weird PM e-mail from Jeanette as well....

I got the weird PM e-mail from Jeanette as well. I thought it was bizarre and just deleted it. Next time I'll forward it to schweb.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-23-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By Big Mike
There is no PowerBook G5. The PowerBook line...

There is no PowerBook G5. The PowerBook line ended with the G4 processor. The next upgrade was the MacBook Pro with the Intel processors.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By Big Mike
I use Entourage 2004 for my home e-mail and it...

I use Entourage 2004 for my home e-mail and it works perfectly. I'm not sure about the office networking, but for home e-mail (msn or hotmail) it works like a charm.;D
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-12-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By Big Mike
I travel with my 17" MBP all the time. I have a...

I travel with my 17" MBP all the time. I have a Swiss Army laptop bag for it and its perfect. I used to carry a 15" PowerBook everyday for a few years, and I honestly don't see much of a difference...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-12-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By Big Mike
I've recently purchased the 17" MBP matte screen...

I've recently purchased the 17" MBP matte screen with the extra high res upgrade (1920 x 1200).

The screen is excellent for my needs. Before this computer, I used a 15" PowerBook for 2.5 years. I...
Forum: Archival Forum 11-06-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,701
Posted By Big Mike
Awesome desktop! I love Spyderco knives....

Awesome desktop!

I love Spyderco knives. I've been collecting them for over 10 years.
What is your favorite model?
Right now, I'm really fond of the Delica 4, Etched Cricket, and Red Bone Kiwi....
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 11-02-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,715
Posted By Big Mike
The current issue of Macworld has a feature on...

The current issue of Macworld has a feature on compact P&S digital cameras.

They list the Samsung NV11 as their top product. It's $350 dollars, and features 10.1 MP resolution....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,615
Posted By Big Mike
When I said that there is not much of a...

When I said that there is not much of a difference to me, I meant in terms of weight and not screen size. The screen size is a significant improvement over the 15" model, especially with the higher...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2007, 02:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,615
Posted By Big Mike
I would say go for the 17" with the 1920x1200...

I would say go for the 17" with the 1920x1200 resolution.

I'm a graphic design student and had a 15" PowerBook for about 3 years. I finally came to the point were I needed a more powerful...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-17-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,191
Posted By Big Mike
I just ordered my copy with my educational...

I just ordered my copy with my educational discount.

I can't wait for Leopard!;D
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 10-28-2006, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,635
Posted By Big Mike
This is very upsetting news. I can't believe...

This is very upsetting news.

I can't believe Adobe would turn up it's nose at such a large portion of it's user base. I'm sure that there are more creative profetionals out there running PowerPC...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-05-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By Big Mike
Thanks for the fast reply. I'm bringing my...

Thanks for the fast reply.

I'm bringing my PowerBook to the Genius Bar tomorrow to have them look at it.
I even tried re-installing Tiger and yet the problem persists.

There are these patches...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-04-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By Big Mike
HELP! Crazy screen

I just turned my PowerBook on tonight, and I've got these crazy blue/purple blotches all over my desktop. The blotches are fuzzy and blinking.

What is wrong with my PowerBook?

Recently I've...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 08-30-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By Big Mike
Photoshop CS2 has the animation palette built...

Photoshop CS2 has the animation palette built right into it, so you don't even need to jump to ImageReady...unless you want to.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-30-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Big Mike
Thank you. I haven't had time to get to my...

Thank you.
I haven't had time to get to my local Apple Store yet, so I'll look into the Apple Service Providers before I decide where to bring my computer.
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