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Search: Posts Made By: Richie_Gecko
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-04-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Congrats on the new Mac. You won't be sorry.

Congrats on the new Mac. You won't be sorry.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-03-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I also saw a drastic difference when I upgraded...

I also saw a drastic difference when I upgraded from the stock 60GB 5400RPM to my 100GB 7200RPM drive.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,157
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Where did you read that? Just curious because...

Where did you read that? Just curious because the Apple website shows that MacBooks go up to 4GB.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-02-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,154
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I hated Windows, and OS X was my only viable...

I hated Windows, and OS X was my only viable alternative.

I initially considered sticking with a PC and switching to Ubuntu, but it wasn't really an option for me. I am an RIA developer, so I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Richie_Gecko
My MacBook runs fine with 2GB, and I am what you...

My MacBook runs fine with 2GB, and I am what you would consider a "power user". I am always running a ridiculous number of applications concurrently, and I rarely experience slowdown. In fact, I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,157
Posted By Richie_Gecko
The article is just old. You can install up to...

The article is just old. You can install up to 4GB in newer MacBooks.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-02-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Kind of a strange assumption. :|

Kind of a strange assumption. :|
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 02-02-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 16,799
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Since the native screen resolution is 1280 x 800,...

Since the native screen resolution is 1280 x 800, I would say 1280 x 800 is your best bet. ;)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-02-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I would suggest saving a little more money and...

I would suggest saving a little more money and buying an entry-level macbook.

If you're not opposed to buying refurbished products, you can save some money by purchasing a refurbished macbook...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Yeah. Sounds like the support guy didn't know...

Yeah. Sounds like the support guy didn't know what he was talking about.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-02-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By Richie_Gecko
If you buy the drive online, the product...

If you buy the drive online, the product description should tell you whether it is a SATA drive.

If you buy it in a store, it will be indicated on the box.

Not to be rude, but it sounds like...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-31-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I bought my MacBook at Frys and saved a whole...

I bought my MacBook at Frys and saved a whole five bucks! LOL

In all seriousness though, I had a much better experience when I bought my PowerBook from the Apple Store. Frys is a bit too pushy...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By Richie_Gecko
LOL...apple owners are so anal about how their...

LOL...apple owners are so anal about how their products look. Myself included of course. ;)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,993
Posted By Richie_Gecko
It's been stated a few times in this thread, but...

It's been stated a few times in this thread, but I will reiterate it. Replacing the hd in a MacBook does NOT void your warranty.

I don't understand why so many people are misinformed about this.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-31-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Blue screen? Are you sure you didn't buy a PC...

Blue screen? Are you sure you didn't buy a PC laptop?

Sorry...I couldn't resist. ;D

I would suggest taking it back.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Richie_Gecko
It sounds like the disc is unreadable for some...

It sounds like the disc is unreadable for some reason.

Does this happen with all discs, or just one?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,423
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I wouldn't go the refurb route, but apparently...

I wouldn't go the refurb route, but apparently I'm in the minority around here. It may be "like new", but it's not new and unopened, and thus not new enough for my liking. I like to think of it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,098
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I use my macbook as my primary machine, and it...

I use my macbook as my primary machine, and it works great. When I'm working at my desk, I connect it to a 20" Cinema Display, a bluetooth keyboard and mighty mouse.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-28-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Richie_Gecko
If you're making too much to use it for...

If you're making too much to use it for free...you should be happy lol.

I can't use it for free either because I receive 1099 forms in addition to the W2 I get from my job.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-28-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,648
Posted By Richie_Gecko
your typing rate is : 91 wpm words typed : 75 ...

your typing rate is : 91 wpm
words typed : 75
mistakes made : 9
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-28-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Screw you...I didn't want to be on your list...

Screw you...I didn't want to be on your list anyway! Pftt....

LOL. J/K ;)
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-28-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 14,867
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Nice Photo Booth shot. :)

Nice Photo Booth shot. :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-28-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I suggest using TurboTax.com. It is free as long...

I suggest using TurboTax.com. It is free as long as you stick with the basic version.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-28-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By Richie_Gecko
Congrats man! You won't be disappointed. :)

Congrats man! You won't be disappointed. :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,714
Posted By Richie_Gecko
I have purchased quite a few Apple products, and...

I have purchased quite a few Apple products, and I have never purchased Applecare. Macs come with one year of complementary coverage, and I rarely keep my computers for much longer than that, so...
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