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Search: Posts Made By: Jamie-Jamie
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-21-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,125
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Tried Chrome OS.

It really does suck. So, you turn your computer into a giant brain-dead web browser. You can't install things. You can't do real work. Just look at websites.

I'm told this is the future of...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-16-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
A really good way to find out if you have a full...

A really good way to find out if you have a full or upgrade install of 10.6 is to look at the discs you got with the computer. If you only got 10.6, then it's probably a full install. If you got 10.4...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-16-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,338
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
For future reference: Keep up with important...

For future reference: Keep up with important things like this :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-16-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
You mean changing your system's hostname? It...

You mean changing your system's hostname? It won't matter one bit to anything. You're safe if that's what you mean! :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,042
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
First, smack your "friend" for using terminal...

First, smack your "friend" for using terminal copypasta without having a clue what he did. It actually sounds identical to what happens if the symlinks for /var /usr and /bin that live, hidden in on...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-16-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
I agree. Apple will always hinge Mac OS X...

I agree. Apple will always hinge Mac OS X upgrades on some seemingly random CPU model, so get the highest one you can, lest you find yourself unable to run 10.7 :p
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-09-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
I haven't found a lick of difference. Each one...

I haven't found a lick of difference. Each one got a fresh install. It wasn't an upgrade over Vista, just to be sure.

BTW, an update. My replacement Mac Pro arrived and... umm...

It was DOA.
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
You can pretty much replace the CPU with any...

You can pretty much replace the CPU with any socket and chipset compatible CPU. That's everything I've ever read.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 04-07-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,502
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Holy crap. Uhm... I don't believe that's...

Holy crap.

Uhm... I don't believe that's covered under the warranty.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
No, they wouldn't. And this is the second time...

No, they wouldn't. And this is the second time that Apple has come through for me like this. The first time was waaay back in 1999.

But off-topic yeah... but still, Windows Vista SP2 and Windows 7...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-06-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Okay, um... I have no idea what you're talking...

Okay, um... I have no idea what you're talking about, but on a Vista lappy with 2GB of RAM... I have Word 2010 Beta, Chrome with about 15 tabs open, iTunes, Yahoo, Calculator, MS Security Essentials,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-05-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Oh yeah. I'm actually kinda enjoying this other...

Oh yeah. I'm actually kinda enjoying this other box. The last time I really used Windows, it was XP before the first fix pack came out, but I've also got an old HP lappy that dual-boots Vista and...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-05-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,182
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
I can't wait! If there's multitasking, it'll feel...

I can't wait! If there's multitasking, it'll feel a little bit like them saying, "Hey guys... MultiFinder in System 4!"
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-05-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Posting from my iPhone here. They're processing...

Posting from my iPhone here. They're processing my $0 order for a 2.93GHz quad-core Xeon Mac Pro with double as much RAM as I had (Now I've got 8GB, plus they're going to stick the 4GB from my old...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-04-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
CAS Latency. It's some kind of timing issue that...

CAS Latency. It's some kind of timing issue that was because of the fact that PC66/100/133 was used over such a wide range of hardware. I've seen PCs from 133s to 3GHz use the stuff.

But I'd say...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-04-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Well, I own a 1680x1050 screen already. I really...

Well, I own a 1680x1050 screen already. I really am thinking of staying with the Mac Pro... I truly am.

But as for servicing iMacs, the slot-load G3 models were apparently the easiest. Unscrew the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-04-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Okay... it's a Core i5 iMac that they're offering...

Okay... it's a Core i5 iMac that they're offering me. I'm a writer, and honestly the only reason I got a Mac Pro is that I've always bought Power Macs since I was picking out my own computers. I got...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-03-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Okay... I just got back from my trek. Here's what...

Okay... I just got back from my trek. Here's what they're going to do for me...

Either a new 27" iMac OR a refurbished Mac Pro of identical specification to mine. Suggestions? I just need to call...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-02-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Well, I talked to Cupertino. I don't have a...

Well, I talked to Cupertino. I don't have a "real" Apple store here, just an independent dealer and authorized service center, so I have to go on the phone to talk to the mothership. Most of what...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-02-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Dead-da-dead-dead...

Fried. Turned on my Mac Pro yesterday and instead of a bong, I got this really loud snap. Took it to the local Apple dealer and they saw the problem right off the bat. One of the large capacitors on...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-31-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
You have to have a 9.2.1 disc to make this work...

You have to have a 9.2.1 disc to make this work at all. A 9.1 or 9.0.4 disc will just give you an error at boot. Fortunately, Mac OS 9 discs are forgiving and won't blow up if you use them on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Ah... Do you have a 3G modem plugged in? What's...

Ah... Do you have a 3G modem plugged in? What's your Macintosh?
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-31-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
Also... are you installing Mac OS 9, or Classic?...

Also... are you installing Mac OS 9, or Classic? Classic installs just like a Mac OS X program, and is simply the support files needed to run the Classic environment.

Mac OS 9 will require you...
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-31-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,315
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
I thought about getting a Blackberry once. I...

I thought about getting a Blackberry once. I decided against it because at the time, they just weren't really compelling enough devices. Well, now I have an iPhone and the Blackberry still isn't very...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-31-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,891
Posted By Jamie-Jamie
In iTunes, visit the preferences and select the...

In iTunes, visit the preferences and select the encoding options to MP3 and then set the sample rate and bit-rate to match their requirements. Then, select the tracks you want to upload and use...
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