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Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By biffyiffy
I realize there are plenty of tests out there...

I realize there are plenty of tests out there that compare FW to USB, and most of those probably show that FW is the faster of the 2. Even the test I ran proved that. My point was that the difference...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-23-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By biffyiffy
Find all the tests you want if saving .8 seconds...

Find all the tests you want if saving .8 seconds is important to you.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-23-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By biffyiffy
Guess you didnt read my post :| edit - just...

Guess you didnt read my post :|

edit - just did a test with a stopwatch. Same 1.37gb folder on a USB external and FW external. Copied to my iMac hdd.

USB took 44.0 seconds, FW 43.2. Slight...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-23-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By biffyiffy
I have FW and USB externals. I dont notice much...

I have FW and USB externals. I dont notice much difference at all with file transfer speeds.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-23-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,874
Posted By biffyiffy
Drag the album art from amazon to the desktop. If...

Drag the album art from amazon to the desktop. If its 1 song, highlight it in itunes, right click, get info, artwork tab, drag it there and hit ok.

If its multiple songs, highlight, right click,...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 03-22-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By biffyiffy
Are you talking about literally all over the...

Are you talking about literally all over the place, meaning spread across the hard drive, or just that they are out of order within itunes? If its the latter, click the artist tab in the lower...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-22-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By biffyiffy
Parallels? Bootcamp?

Parallels? Bootcamp?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-21-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By biffyiffy
Of course there is no guarantee, but you likely...

Of course there is no guarantee, but you likely would be able to re-sell the MBP for at least $400 less of the purchase price. Possibly even more. So if having it now, then getting the newest thing...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-20-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,927
Posted By biffyiffy
You should take a 2nd look at that. Alot of...

You should take a 2nd look at that. Alot of widgets Ive seen take 30+mb of ram. Doesnt seem like much, but multiply that by 10 and it adds up. Sure, if you have 4gb or ram its easy to spare. But if...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-19-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,927
Posted By biffyiffy
How hard is it to put the calc in the dock? ...

How hard is it to put the calc in the dock?

Regarding the original ?, I dont use any widgets. I dont see any reason to use a bunch of ram on things that I rarely look at.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-15-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 34,475
Posted By biffyiffy
Thats what resampling is. Say you take a track...

Thats what resampling is. Say you take a track thats 320kb and its 10mb. If you resample that to 192kb it will probably be something like 7.5mb.

edit - just did exactly this to see the results....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-13-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By biffyiffy
Reinstall your OS and select 7 pass or 35 pass...

Reinstall your OS and select 7 pass or 35 pass erase from disc utility if you are really paranoid.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-13-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 34,475
Posted By biffyiffy
You mean file size smaller? Just resample in...

You mean file size smaller? Just resample in iTunes.

iTunes > Preferences. Select the Advance button, and then the importing tab.

Change the "import using" menu to mp3 encoder. Change the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-12-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By biffyiffy
I gotcha. Yes, I think the iMac is the best...

I gotcha. Yes, I think the iMac is the best solution for the OP instead of the mini since he said he needs the other peripherals to go along with it. All of those combined could well be more than the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-12-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By biffyiffy
*confused* See my post about 3 above??

*confused*

See my post about 3 above??
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-12-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By biffyiffy
Im on the computer ALOT but once I leave the...

Im on the computer ALOT but once I leave the house I do not want to take it with me. Not everyone wants/needs a portable computer. Thats what the iPhone is for.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-12-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By biffyiffy
What about an iMac then? Refurb store has a...

What about an iMac then? Refurb store has a 2.0ghz with 1gb ram, 250gb hdd for $999. You pretty much cant get a mini + everything else for under that.

First one down:
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By biffyiffy
Its not "go to options" its hold down the option...

Its not "go to options" its hold down the option key then click empty.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-11-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By biffyiffy
Just bought ram at OWC for my iMac. Comparable...

Just bought ram at OWC for my iMac. Comparable price to Crucial (usually a bit cheaper) and fast shipping. I know alot of ppl that at another mac forum have bought from OWC also and are very happy...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-10-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By biffyiffy
Ill probably just end up getting a 512mb stick...

Ill probably just end up getting a 512mb stick and adding that to one of the 128mb sticks that in there already. Just cant see spending over $100 for 1gb for pc100/133. I just bought 4gb for my iMac...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-10-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By biffyiffy
Guess the return key is broken?? j/k I...

Guess the return key is broken??

j/k

I bought my kids one of the Snow iMacs to use as an internet station. Very nice little computer. I believe that one is a 600mhz but I could be wrong. It...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-09-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By biffyiffy
I know, its such a deal its almost too hard to...

I know, its such a deal its almost too hard to pass up even if you dont need it. I seriously thought about buying one even though Id just dropped $1k on an imac last tuesday and then $100 on a 4gb...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-08-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By biffyiffy
They go quick, the $1299 ones are gone now. Best...

They go quick, the $1299 ones are gone now. Best time time catch the restock is early AM. I just happened to be up at 4am and the store was restocked right around then.

I took a screen cap though:
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-08-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By biffyiffy
Ive had FF crash alot lately. Must be the newest...

Ive had FF crash alot lately. Must be the newest version (2.0.0.12) because I dont remember having this many problems before I updated to this.

Ive tried Safari and its ok, but man alive, whats...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-08-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By biffyiffy
If you go right now you can get a 15" 2.16ghz MBP...

If you go right now you can get a 15" 2.16ghz MBP in the refurb store for 1299. And there are a plethora of macbook configurations for at or under a grand. That MBP for 1299 is REALLY tempting me I...
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