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Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-15-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,284
Posted By JimboMac
If you download LibreOffice, be sure to download...

If you download LibreOffice, be sure to download the correct version. There is a version for Macs with PowerPC processors, and a version for Macs with Intel processors.
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-07-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By JimboMac
I smell a "Hackintosh." Turn around and run the...

I smell a "Hackintosh." Turn around and run the other way - fast!
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-16-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,384
Posted By JimboMac
Just about any USB optical drive will work fine...

Just about any USB optical drive will work fine with the mini.

I have had the current mini for a couple of months now, and I have not once needed an optical drive. With that said, my wife...
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 01-13-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By JimboMac
Does it need to be flash? Another option is to...

Does it need to be flash? Another option is to use GameSalad. It is a very easy-to-use engine for creating games.

Home - GameSalad (http://gamesalad.com)
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-12-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By JimboMac
I bet a large chunk of that money is in China....

I bet a large chunk of that money is in China. Makes it easier to pay their vendors for manufacturing if they can pay in local currency drawn off in-country banks.
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 01-12-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,352
Posted By JimboMac
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-11-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,697
Posted By JimboMac
I just received a 2008 Black Macbook for $350...

I just received a 2008 Black Macbook for $350 with 500 GB hard drive, 4 GB and Lion. That little black Macbook is sweet.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-11-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By JimboMac
You can get an Apple refurbished 15" directly...

You can get an Apple refurbished 15" directly from Apple for $1359

I would feel better about buying on Apple than Craigslist.

Refurbished MacBook Pro 2.0GHz quad-core Intel i7 - Apple Store...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 01-10-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,099
Posted By JimboMac
I played with jailbreaking on my 3gs about a year...

I played with jailbreaking on my 3gs about a year ago. The apps were sub-standard, and the my phone became very unstable. Jailbreaking made it feel like an Android phone instead of a quality iPhone....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-07-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,220
Posted By JimboMac
In the early 1990s I was installing some PCs at a...

In the early 1990s I was installing some PCs at a call center. This is one of those outbound call centers where they call people to sell things from time share to upgrading your cable service.

I...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-07-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,220
Posted By JimboMac
Not necessarily a silly question... but a silly...

Not necessarily a silly question... but a silly answer.

This was overheard at a Best Buy.

Customer: "What is a print buffer and what does it do?"
Best Buy Associate: "That's the part of the...
Forum: Movies and Video 01-07-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By JimboMac
Indeed that is a good idea. I would still have a...

Indeed that is a good idea. I would still have a secondary copy external to the RAID.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-06-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,401
Posted By JimboMac
I've cut the cord about 6 months ago. I have...

I've cut the cord about 6 months ago. I have over-the-air HD (being in between Tampa and Orlando, Florida, my indoor HD antenna picked up 62 channels), Netflix and Hulu+. Went from about $150 per...
Forum: Movies and Video 01-06-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By JimboMac
I am doing the same thing you are. Rip It and...

I am doing the same thing you are. Rip It and Handbrake are excellent.

Be sure to to save the ripped video to two external hard drives. It would truly stink if you lose the single external hard...
Forum: Community Polls 01-06-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,476
Posted By JimboMac
Congrats TM!

Congrats TM!
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-05-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By JimboMac
Piracy is a thorn in the side of software...

Piracy is a thorn in the side of software developers. Taking commercial software without paying for it is theft. Simple as that. Glad to see Apple starting to do something about it.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 01-03-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By JimboMac
Reminds me of when Steve and Woz won the National...

Reminds me of when Steve and Woz won the National Technology Award in 1985. I am sure Ronald Reagan was blissfully unaware of who these two kids were when he presented the medal.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-03-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,439
Posted By JimboMac
We have just a single 42" Sharp Aquos TV in the...

We have just a single 42" Sharp Aquos TV in the den. We have no cable; just over-the-air HD, Netflix, Hulu and Blu-Ray.
Forum: Community Polls 01-02-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,476
Posted By JimboMac
Voted!

Voted!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-29-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By JimboMac
Given that your computer is a Windows computer, I...

Given that your computer is a Windows computer, I suggest getting the Macbook and give up the Windows world!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,742
Posted By JimboMac
Macs are what computers are supposed to be. You...

Macs are what computers are supposed to be. You turn them on and you do something useful with them. The tight integration between the operating system and the hardware means an highly optimized...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-28-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By JimboMac
Yes you can. Setup Time Machine first, and do not...

Yes you can. Setup Time Machine first, and do not mess with any of the folders it creates.

On my external HD, I created a folder called Backup, and I put things there all the time.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 12-28-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By JimboMac
There are indeed some great games for iPhone, but...

There are indeed some great games for iPhone, but there are a few business apps on that iPhone that I just cannot live without.

The article is simply a "quantity not quality" argument.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 104,934
Posted By JimboMac
Howdy Apple.Lover!

Howdy Apple.Lover!
Forum: Movies and Video 12-26-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,258
Posted By JimboMac
Windows 7 Home Premium (which is what most Win 7...

Windows 7 Home Premium (which is what most Win 7 installations are) comes with Windows DVD Maker out of the box. It is specifically used to burn pictures and videos to a DVD viewable on a standard...
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