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Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-28-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By jrector
Switched in February and never looked back. Best...

Switched in February and never looked back. Best computing decision I've made.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-23-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,388
Posted By jrector
Thanks for the info. That certainly gives me an...

Thanks for the info. That certainly gives me an idea what to do.
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-23-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,915
Posted By jrector
I used these instructions to do just what you're...

I used these instructions to do just what you're describing. How to Undo a Jailbreak | Mac|Life (http://www.maclife.com/article/howtos/how_undo_jailbreak)
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-21-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,388
Posted By jrector
Prepping iPhone 3G for sale - Question

I have an iPhone 3G sitting around collecting dust. I upgraded to the 4 last summer. I'm surprised that folks are still getting $150-200 for them on Ebay. Sometimes more. Besides restoring the OS to...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 03-21-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By jrector
I waited for the iPad 2 also but pulled the...

I waited for the iPad 2 also but pulled the trigger when I saw the refurb 16gb for $349..Camera's not that big a deal since I can do FaceTime on the iPhone. I'm sure I'll upgrade when the gen 3 or 4...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-17-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,594
Posted By jrector
Ditto for Carbon Copy Cloner. As a brand-spanking...

Ditto for Carbon Copy Cloner. As a brand-spanking new MBP owner (My first Mac ever.) I used CCC to upgrade my HD on day one. Super easy.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-08-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By jrector
Had my refurb MBP for three weeks. No problems at...

Had my refurb MBP for three weeks. No problems at all. Couldn't tell it from new except for the box in comes packaged in.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-07-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,594
Posted By jrector
I'm a part-time photog myself and made the switch...

I'm a part-time photog myself and made the switch three weeks ago. First thing I did (On the day it arrived) was upgrade the ram to 8gb and the HD to 750gb. Adobe gave me a one-time "cross platform...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-04-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,107
Posted By jrector
It's my main computer. Even use it for photo...

It's my main computer. Even use it for photo editing with Lightroom and Photoshop.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-04-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By jrector
This is why when I made the switch last month...

This is why when I made the switch last month that I was determined NOT to try and do things "like I did in Windows." I have even forced myself to use the trackpad and not get and external input...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-04-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,017
Posted By jrector
Ditto on the forum! A "switchers" best friend....

Ditto on the forum! A "switchers" best friend. Congrats on the new MacBook Pro.

-JR
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,844
Posted By jrector
I upgraded my HD on the day my new MBP 13"...

I upgraded my HD on the day my new MBP 13" arrived. And it's the very first Mac I've owned or worked on. Very easy. Just get a 2.5" SATA drive. I think 750gb is the largest you can get that won't be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By jrector
"Repair permissions"? What is this? I'm a Mac...

"Repair permissions"? What is this? I'm a Mac newbie so go light on me. If you simply want to point to some documentation, tell me to look it up, or point me to another post that's fine by me.
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-27-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By jrector
Wednesday will be two weeks for me. I'm having a...

Wednesday will be two weeks for me. I'm having a blast too. Wondering why I waited so long.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-26-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,017
Posted By jrector
Don't know about Parallels but VMware Fusion was...

Don't know about Parallels but VMware Fusion was an easy install. Right now you can get it with a $30 rebate so it ends up being $49. I tried VirtualBox but didn't get it to run. But I didn't spend...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-26-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By jrector
BTW, I'm running windows 7 home premium via...

BTW, I'm running windows 7 home premium via MVware Fusion on my MBP and it runs fine. And I like the fact I don't need to dual boot.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-26-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By jrector
In my experience when you buy Windows and install...

In my experience when you buy Windows and install it it will give you 30 days to activate. Once you activate it on one machine the activation will not work on the other. I personally never got to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 34,173
Posted By jrector
For a little over $200 at Fry's I upgraded my...

For a little over $200 at Fry's I upgraded my brand new (as of last week) MBP to 8gb RAM and a 750gb HD. I absolutely love it! This is my first Mac.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-24-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By jrector
Ditto for me. No issues, All my photography...

Ditto for me. No issues, All my photography related software companies gave me a cross-platform swap or their licenses allowed multi-platform installation. One company that I had three photoshop...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-17-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By jrector
I just got my 13" MacBook Pro yesterday. It came...

I just got my 13" MacBook Pro yesterday. It came with a 250gb HD and 4gb of RAM. Before I went to bed last night it had a 750gb HD and 8gb RAM.

This is the FIRST Mac I ever bought and the upgrade...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-14-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 66,611
Posted By jrector
Thanks for a great post. I'm a new Mac User....

Thanks for a great post. I'm a new Mac User. Well, not actually a user yet, my new MacBook Pro is due to arrive tomorrow via FedEx. This topic was my very first question and this discussion is the...
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