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Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-14-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 35,776
Posted By Prise
If you're planning to keep lots of movies on the...

If you're planning to keep lots of movies on the HD (say, at least 20 or more full length movies), then 32 Gigs would fit better.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-14-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 35,776
Posted By Prise
16 GB would be plenty for most people. In my...

16 GB would be plenty for most people. In my view, I don't think 16 Gigs would be worth $100.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-21-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Prise
Many thanks for the replies. Yes, I agree...

Many thanks for the replies.

Yes, I agree with chscag's point that the dislocation of change from "switching" would be more trouble than it's worth especially if it runs the risk of interrupting...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-20-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Prise
Choosing a Mac for a Financial firm?

Hi there,

What are some of your views on using the Mac to run the computing needs of a financial services firm?

I'm not sure how much has changed, but since most programs written for financial...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-15-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By Prise
You can dim the screen, turn off bluetooth, and...

You can dim the screen, turn off bluetooth, and select "better energy savings."

Beyond that, other measures are available, such as under-clocking components.

Best of luck.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-13-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Prise
macbook pro graphics...

Hi,

I'm considering replacing my macbook pro. I have the 2.16 w/ati graphics card.

Given the 8600m gt issues, anyone shed some light on the recently reported graphics anamolies associated...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,882
Posted By Prise
Thanks! That did the trick. Appreciate it.

Thanks!

That did the trick. Appreciate it.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,882
Posted By Prise
Missing battery status on menu bar...

Hi there,

I've just replaced my battery. However, I've noticed that on one of my profiles, the battery status on the menu bar has gone.

Anyone experience this? How do I get it to appear...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-10-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,520
Posted By Prise
Which router works best with Macs?

I need to replace my router, and was wondering which of the major brands works best with the wireless card on the MacBook Pro? Mine is an 07, which has the Atheros card, if I'm not mistaken.

So,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-31-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By Prise
Congrats! You'll love it, especially with...

Congrats!

You'll love it, especially with your awesome configuration. I think you made a wise choose opting for the 17 inch screen!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-29-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,216
Posted By Prise
Over the years, I've heard the debate from both...

Over the years, I've heard the debate from both sides.

Being a computer enthusiast at heart, I can certainly appreciate both perspectives. In my view, I don't think most PC users bear any...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 05-27-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By Prise
Dude, that's one big I-Pod! Congrats!

Dude, that's one big I-Pod!

Congrats!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-27-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Prise
When I bought my MacBook Pro, I had gone through...

When I bought my MacBook Pro, I had gone through the same analysis comparing and contrasting a 15" vs. the 17". Eventually, my decision rested on the 15" based on my assumption of increased...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-24-2007, 02:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,967
Posted By Prise
I would certainly never characterize the 3-D...

I would certainly never characterize the 3-D cards on Macs "lame." LOL

However, the 3-D cards (even for the higher end Macs) Apple chooses for its hardware are very good, but never the "best"...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-23-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,967
Posted By Prise
Of course, you can play games on the Mac. There...

Of course, you can play games on the Mac. There are many popular PC games for the Mac, though they debut initially for the PC. The issue really isn't running the game, but can you run the game as...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-22-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By Prise
This is the first thing I did once I got my new...

This is the first thing I did once I got my new Mac. I partitioned installing only the programs I had wanted.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-22-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By Prise
If that's true, you are certainly correct! I...

If that's true, you are certainly correct! I didn't know they existed. To my understanding, you can't "partition" the hard-drive where the OS is installed.

What programs would you suggest?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-22-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By Prise
The Mac's OS is loaded on to a single partition...

The Mac's OS is loaded on to a single partition as default.

To create several partitions, you have to erase and reinstall the OS, which is pretty simple. Just place in Tiger disc 1, reboot while...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-21-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,216
Posted By Prise
Very salient point. In the end, given enough...

Very salient point.

In the end, given enough time and effort, one can more or less be quite efficient on any kind of operating system. Windows can be quite secure (virus detection, anti-spyware...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-21-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,216
Posted By Prise
Hahahaha...Awesome thread indeed!

Hahahaha...Awesome thread indeed!
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-12-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 8,562
Posted By Prise
Advertising exec in the city by the bay...

Advertising exec in the city by the bay...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-12-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Prise
I enjoy the "new" Mac experience just as much as...

I enjoy the "new" Mac experience just as much as the next person, but I've got to admit, the "new car" smell of a brand new Porsche would be infinitely more exhilarating than a new mac. LOL
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-12-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By Prise
You need to run the .exe file in windows via...

You need to run the .exe file in windows via parallels or boot camp.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-12-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,359
Posted By Prise
Excellent point with which I could not agree...

Excellent point with which I could not agree more.

Personally, I've used all of the various Mac operating systems since my college years during the early 90s along with Windows during my entire...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-09-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,403
Posted By Prise
Great Post...

Very nice post.

As a person whose used Windows ever since college, I can both appreciate and empathize with your points.

On the airport card, the Macbook uses the Atheros cards, which is...
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