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Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By chaos.theorist
i would. i know how it feels to drop a lot of...

i would. i know how it feels to drop a lot of cash to have a product that doesn't meet your expectations in such a fundamental way. i took mine into apple and they fixed it (i had some case warping...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
no. different problem....

no. different problem....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By chaos.theorist
i agree...i've been running leopard since i got...

i agree...i've been running leopard since i got my new mbp and it's still pretty buggy. i'm having a few weird little annoyances which will hopefully worked out it version 10.5.2 - but i agree. wait...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
it's a great idea, but this as well as many other...

it's a great idea, but this as well as many other things have been tried. there are hundreds of people having this keyboard problem...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-22-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
thank you. really. i will keep you informed. i'm...

thank you. really. i will keep you informed. i'm sure apple will fix it - hopefully with 10.5.2...

the other issues are fine now. the case sits flush with the desk and no longer wobbles while i...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-22-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
don't think for a second that i'll apologize for...

don't think for a second that i'll apologize for shattering your little mac shrine here. i have legitimate concerns and problems which fall outside the realm of 'user errors'. if you have something...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-22-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
well, the missing keypress BUG is still here. it...

well, the missing keypress BUG is still here. it just took a little while to crop up again. the keyboard was replaced so the issue must be software. this is a huge problem and apple keeps deleting...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-22-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
i got the mbp back from apple this morning. they...

i got the mbp back from apple this morning. they replaced the top case and the bottom case due to warping. they also replaced the keyboard and airport card.

so far - *knock on wood* not a single...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-17-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
i'd agree with the 'you're a windows guy'...

i'd agree with the 'you're a windows guy' assertion in most cases. however, i've also used various *nix flavors for years and i currently support several unix servers and high-end sun workstations....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-16-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
Oh - and none of my windows boxes had any issue...

Oh - and none of my windows boxes had any issue with WiFi...just the mac.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-16-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
I never responded to the other threads because...

I never responded to the other threads because all of the feedback I was getting were things that I had already tried. I've been in IT over a decade and I am currently an IT manager. I'm far from a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-16-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,335
Posted By chaos.theorist
After a month with the MBP, I'm not so impressed

After the 'wow, neat' factor has worn off, I'm not all that impressed by the Mac. As configured, I paid just over $3600 for a MBP with every upgrade available from Apple minus the 4 GB RAM upgrade...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-15-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By chaos.theorist
i like my macbook, but be aware that's macs have...

i like my macbook, but be aware that's macs have problems just like pc's. i have a nagging airport issue and an incredibly annoying keyboard bug that often misses key presses. most notable the first...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-13-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By chaos.theorist
man - mine idles around 104 F....that has to be a...

man - mine idles around 104 F....that has to be a mistake!!??
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-13-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,505
Posted By chaos.theorist
https://www.blackberry.com/Downloads/entry.do?code...

https://www.blackberry.com/Downloads/entry.do?code=A8BAA56554F96369AB93E4F3BB068C22


look for pocketmac


i have the 8800 and sync with my mbp via PocketMac...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-11-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By chaos.theorist
yeah, my linux machine (opensuse) and xp machine...

yeah, my linux machine (opensuse) and xp machine (former - replaced w/the mac) never have/had any problems. my isp at work is time warner T1. at home it's a local cable provider (i like to bet on the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-11-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By chaos.theorist
the name, 'airport' is cute and all, but...

does it ever 'just work'? because mine certainly doesn't...i have a G router in my office (linksys) and several times a day it will drop my connection claiming that the connection has been...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-10-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By chaos.theorist
i've used various *nix flavors for quite some...

i've used various *nix flavors for quite some time, but for some reason i keep forgetting that mac is itself another. i guess that's because it really does, 'just work' and i'm so used to tinkering...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-10-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By chaos.theorist
i realized just a while ago that these are built...

i realized just a while ago that these are built into the shell. nevermind....sorry for the noob question.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-10-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,000
Posted By chaos.theorist
i have - i lost over 80 gigs of music with an...

i have - i lost over 80 gigs of music with an external acomdata and windows xp. go ahead and yank the cable...best of luck.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-10-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,000
Posted By chaos.theorist
if the device still has power, the power light...

if the device still has power, the power light should stay on. ejecting the device only dismounts it - it does not turn off the usb port...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-10-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,000
Posted By chaos.theorist
you should actually be doing this on your windows...

you should actually be doing this on your windows PC as well. if the OS has a file on the drive locked because it's in use, unplugging it without first ejecting or stopping the device can actually...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-10-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By chaos.theorist
telnet/ssh

are there any decent telnet and ssh clients available for osx/leopard?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-07-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,885
Posted By chaos.theorist
i'm in IT and i made the switch a few weeks ago....

i'm in IT and i made the switch a few weeks ago. i manage a considerable infrastructure consisting of 90% Windows servers\clients. i think Vista is serving as the catalyst to people making the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-03-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By chaos.theorist
i actually tried that last night - i let the...

i actually tried that last night - i let the battery run almost all the way down, let it sit for a while, then plugged it in over night. this morning it was back up to 99%. after having 5 ipods...
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