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Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-21-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,566
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
In your shoes, that would be my solution!

In your shoes, that would be my solution!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-21-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
You only mentioned slow internet speeds ... do...

You only mentioned slow internet speeds ... do you have wireless service? Is it possible someone has found the password to your ISP hub, and is drawing from your sevice without accessing your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-16-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
Does anyone see any negative/sacrifices to buying...

Does anyone see any negative/sacrifices to buying the older/refurb machine?

As far as my amateur eye can tell - the refurb offers same machine with larger HD & larger screen, better video card?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-16-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
new vs refurb?

I'm torn between two computers.

(NEW) imac 21.5" / 3.06GHz C2D / 4MG 1066MHz DDR3(max 8) / 500GB HD / SD / NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics - $1250 CAD
iMac (21.5 and 27-inch, Late 2009) -...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-05-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
perhaps external hard drives might resolve part...

perhaps external hard drives might resolve part of your dilemma? I only keep minimal stuff on my desktop, and everything else archived on externals. But my photo storage needs outgrew my internal...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-04-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,740
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
definately mini USB and (camera) card readers....

definately mini USB and (camera) card readers. How many travelers drag around a laptop to merely to check email & store digital photos ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-04-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
I don't think I'm going to go for it ... starting...

I don't think I'm going to go for it ... starting bid is $1250 CAD. He's not offering any software. For another $200, I could buy a new 21" imac, more powerful processor, more room to upgrade memory,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-03-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
advice about quality/age of video card

I'm eyeing a Imac 24" for sale on ebay. It's a bit scary, but it's within my city, I'm able to do local pickup. I'm asking lots of questions to make certain it's not stolen ... as the vendor is vague...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
Aha! thank you, now I get it. Initially I...

Aha! thank you, now I get it.

Initially I wasn't sure giving myself room to grow was worth the extra 1.6K.

Back to tearing my hair out ....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
"Would you like to have 4 people working on a...

"Would you like to have 4 people working on a project at the same time or 2?"


have I mistaken the meaning of Core 2 duo - does it not mean 2x2 (4) processors?

or is the "duo" missing from...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
how much better is a quad core 2.6, than a core 2...

how much better is a quad core 2.6, than a core 2 duo 2.53?

or is it quality of "other parts", or flexibility of the tower which makes it better longterm than the mini?

trying to rationalize...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
hmm, that's worth considering. oh, decisions,...

hmm, that's worth considering. oh, decisions, decisions ....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
Which one would you recommend??? Since I...

Which one would you recommend???

Since I don't need to spend my money on the monitor or accessories, and I'm really hesitant to buy entry level products (in anything) - I though a tower was the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
I completely agree with alexsd123 - but I would...

I completely agree with alexsd123 - but I would miss my dual monitor system. And since the monitor portion is redundant - I was thinking tower MAC rather than mini.

But judging from these...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
Wow - I love you guys ... In two hours I've...

Wow - I love you guys ... In two hours I've learned more than weeks of research!

ok, I'll start shopping around for the mini. I'll go for the 2.53 or 2.66 - anything you would or wouldn't...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
OP here: Good to know about Windows - thank...

OP here:

Good to know about Windows - thank you! If "virtual windows" is anything like my experience with "virtual XP" on my PC (Vista didn't have drivers for my version of Quickbooks)... what a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By LIVLUVLAF
the right beginner MAC for me?

The Specs:
Quad 2.5 Ghz PPC G5 Processor
NVIDIA GeForce 6600 with 256 MB of GDDR2 SDRAM Super Drive
One 230 GB Hard drive ,
4.5GB of DDR 2 Ram

My needs: (two issues):

1) I need to run an...
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