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Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-16-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,134
Posted By zewazir
I gotta say, anyone who is blowing off even basic...

I gotta say, anyone who is blowing off even basic word processing on those early computers (my first was the venerable Apple IIe) has never had to use a typewriter to format a 12 page term paper...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-29-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By zewazir
One common cause of a black screen on this era of...

One common cause of a black screen on this era of MBP is loose memory. Since you were inside changing out hard drives, the memory may have ben jarred a bit. Try taking the memory stick out and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-07-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
More totally unsupported assumptions on your...

More totally unsupported assumptions on your part. For instance, the damaged cause to the average human skull by a full-force swing of an aluminum bat is far worse than being shot by a .22 revolver....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
You missed the point entirely. The claim was the...

You missed the point entirely. The claim was the crime would not have happened if the perpetrator did not have a firearm. That claim is naive at best.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
Actually the statement tells a lot about the...

Actually the statement tells a lot about the individual. The fact that his only motivation for committing the crime was being "tired of walking" immediately places the mind set of the individual as...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-06-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
I find it amazing the extreme to which members of...

I find it amazing the extreme to which members of the anti-gun crowd will contort themselves in order to make a firearm, rather than the user of the firearm, appear to be the instigator of a crime.
...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-05-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
No, I did not "reach a conclusion for you." What...

No, I did not "reach a conclusion for you." What I did was point out the fallacies of YOUR supposition (ie: conclusion) that the car jacking would not have occurred if the criminal did not have a...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-01-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
Glad you put the word "evidence" in quotations,...

Glad you put the word "evidence" in quotations, since anyone knows anecdotal "evidence" is the weakest sort, and never amount to more than just what it is: a story.

That said, what evidence is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-27-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,732
Posted By zewazir
Neither original warranty nor AppleCare has ever...

Neither original warranty nor AppleCare has ever covered liquid spill damage to their laptops. In fact, until about 3 years ago Apple would not even accept core returns of a liquid damaged part,...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 04-17-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,957
Posted By zewazir
I can appreciate the focus on ultra-portability...

I can appreciate the focus on ultra-portability of the new MacBook. As an avid backpacker, I fully understand the times when every ounce counts.

However, for what it does, I simply think the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-15-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
Is this how one conducts a civil dialogue? Call...

Is this how one conducts a civil dialogue? Call me a terrorist?

Explain why UK gun crimes went UP after the gun ban of 1997. Explain why those self-same gun crime rates did not drop until UK laws...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-15-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
WHAT correlation? You keep talking about "lack of...

WHAT correlation? You keep talking about "lack of evidence" yet provide nothing of your own. Like I said, SHOW IT, don't just claim it. Where is the correlation? Where is your "evidence"? You pick...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-15-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
Thank you for proving my point about the use of...

Thank you for proving my point about the use of bogus statistics and unsupported conclusions to promote gun control.

First of all, the UK has some of the strictest gun control laws in the world....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-14-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,519
Posted By zewazir
I would really like to see that "overwhelming...

I would really like to see that "overwhelming amount of evidence", because everything I have found falls into three basic categories, none of which supports the idea that stricter laws lower crime...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,561
Posted By zewazir
there is one significant factor left out by many...

there is one significant factor left out by many people who try to analyze the market share difference between MS Windows OS, and the Mac OS. That factor is that Apple and Microsoft are two...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 04-02-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By zewazir
Think about this: The last OS to come on DVD,...

Think about this: The last OS to come on DVD, Snow Leopard, would occupy 5318 1.4MB floppy disks, which would stack to a tower over 57 feet high.

For those of us who remember installing System...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By zewazir
Depending on the type of file, you may be able to...

Depending on the type of file, you may be able to use iWork. Pages will open Appleworks word processing documents, and Numbers will open Appleworks spread sheet docs.

Draw, paint, or database,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By zewazir
About the only method I can think of to use two...

About the only method I can think of to use two different versions of iTunes is to create a second boot partition with its own OS.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-06-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By zewazir
Enterprise is one of the rare instances in which...

Enterprise is one of the rare instances in which the excuse, "Everyone else is doing it" is fully valid. Open Office and others similar may be OK for creating documents, though if expecting others to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-12-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By zewazir
Activity Monitor should be able to give you some...

Activity Monitor should be able to give you some clues.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,957
Posted By zewazir
My rule of thumb when advising my clients is if...

My rule of thumb when advising my clients is if they can get the latest OS to run with out slowing it to a crawl, it's good for at least 2 more years. This is, of course, moderated by the needs of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-02-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By zewazir
Depends on your budget. For less than $100, you...

Depends on your budget. For less than $100, you can upgrade your current iMac to Snow Leopard, resulting in a serviceable Macintosh capable of running up-to-date web browsers, syncing newer iPhones,...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-18-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,020
Posted By zewazir
For all those who denigrate those of us who...

For all those who denigrate those of us who express concerns over the lack of upgrade ability of the MBP Retina:

I have owned several different models of Apple portable. Every one was purchase...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-15-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,020
Posted By zewazir
Then Apple is being stupid. New products may...

Then Apple is being stupid. New products may cause SOME to think they need to update every time the latest comes out. But MOST plan on using theirs for several years before upgrading, regardless of...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,020
Posted By zewazir
What happens to a MBP Retina when its battery...

What happens to a MBP Retina when its battery wears out, as it is inevitable to do after 3-4 years use? Replace the whole widget because of an old battery? As an institution with over 1500...
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