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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-03-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,892
Posted By PKGuy323
Lightbulb iWork/MS Office/LibreOffice...my current conclusions

iWork/MS Office/LibreOffice...my current conclusions
Ok, I've been all around on what is best in my scenario regarding document, spreadsheets, publications, mail, calendaring, and presentation.
...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-07-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 29,168
Posted By PKGuy323
Yes, my install is genuine. The mail I'm...

Yes, my install is genuine.

The mail I'm using is Exchange 2007(work) and two Gmail accounts (IMAP) and a U-Verse account(POP).

Model Name: MacBook Pro
Model Identifier: MacBookPro4,1
...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-06-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 29,168
Posted By PKGuy323
Outlook 2011 too slow..going back to Mail/iCal

Ok, I sipped the M$ Kool-Aid because all I've wanted is Outlook. I love the all-in-one interface of Mail/Calendar/Tasks/Contacts, etc.

However....

Outlook is TOO SLOW. Downloading new...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,942
Posted By PKGuy323
AS people's experiences may vary, I've not had a...

AS people's experiences may vary, I've not had a good experience with Microsoft products on the Mac. Office 2008 was my first experience and not a good one. Windows 7 via Parallels keep needing...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,942
Posted By PKGuy323
Good catch...I did mean M$ and corrected it...

Good catch...I did mean M$ and corrected it above....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,942
Posted By PKGuy323
I respectfully disagree with your opinion...

I respectfully disagree with your opinion regarding why people would have an issue with it. I legally own all my software and find that having to "repeat my registration" is tedious and unnecessary....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,942
Posted By PKGuy323
My experience with Windows 7/Parallels as noted...

My experience with Windows 7/Parallels as noted in my OP is the main reason. If EVERY program had activation, it would be common place. My issue is when I need to re-activate and the browser won't...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-23-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,942
Posted By PKGuy323
Office 2011 for Mac requires activation

Ok, so I read first that MacBU is roling out Outlook's features "in stages" as it won't sync with Google Calendar right off the bat. THEN I read David Pogue(a respectable Opinionist on all things...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-27-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By PKGuy323
Apple is now offering free iPods to qualifying...

Apple is now offering free iPods to qualifying Macbook purchases, so I'd start looking now!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-23-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By PKGuy323
1. Hold down the OPTION key when clicking on...

1. Hold down the OPTION key when clicking on Trash.
or
2. Restart and try #1 here...

Always works for me!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-22-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,366
Posted By PKGuy323
Many reasons, but the final straw for me was...

Many reasons, but the final straw for me was Windows Vista/Viruses. I wanted to revert back to XP and HP said it would void my hardware warranty, etc, etc. So, I said ENOUGH!

Macs have the best...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-17-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By PKGuy323
I read MacWorld and MacLife. If you like more...

I read MacWorld and MacLife. If you like more project-driven magazines, iCreate is a good one. The edition with the DVD runs $15 per issue.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-17-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,318
Posted By PKGuy323
Good, cuz it's covered in the post. :D

Good, cuz it's covered in the post. :D
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-17-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,318
Posted By PKGuy323
Post Mac Office Suite Choices-Office08/NeoOffice3/iWork09...what do YOU recommend?

Since this is an often-asked question for switchers, I'll share my experience with Office suites on my Macbook Pro with Intel Duo 4GB Ram running 10.5.7.

I've gone back and forth. I currently have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,736
Posted By PKGuy323
Good points here. We agree with our...

Good points here.

We agree with our statements that "most users of Limewire" and "the main reason for using it" communicate the same ideal....a majority.

I find my post to be a rational...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,034
Posted By PKGuy323
I respectfully disgree. If someone asks a...

I respectfully disgree. If someone asks a question that MY answer "could be" used for illegal purpose(which is never my intent), the I have the responsibility to ask before I give information to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,034
Posted By PKGuy323
Using the torrent for legit and legally...

Using the torrent for legit and legally acceptable reasons, right?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,736
Posted By PKGuy323
Thumbs down My personal opinion.... I have business...

My personal opinion....

I have business acquaintences who are in the software and music business. Limewire is such a bad word to them. Limewire users who steal copyrighted digital media are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-20-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By PKGuy323
It really is good to be off of Windows. Having...

It really is good to be off of Windows. Having the "Leopard:Missing Manual" really brings it all together for me.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-20-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By PKGuy323
I would call that an acceptable reason to have...

I would call that an acceptable reason to have Windows. ;D
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-18-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By PKGuy323
My MacBook Pro has the 400 and 800 FireWire. The...

My MacBook Pro has the 400 and 800 FireWire. The 400 is comparable to USB in speed, but the 800 is definitely faster(by 2X or more). I recommend getting an external drive that uses both 800 and USB....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-18-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By PKGuy323
thanks! I picked up "Leopard: The Missing...

thanks!

I picked up "Leopard: The Missing Manual" and it is by far the most detailed, yet easy to read book on Leopard. I get Macworld Magazine and read all I can. Alot of great MacSites that have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-18-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By PKGuy323
This switcher just booted off BootCamp...100% Mac

I did it....

Last week, I had an epiphany after tiring of asking myself constantly how to get MS Money to work on either Parallels or BootCamp...playing Unreal Tournament III on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-18-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By PKGuy323
There's a freebie app out there called...

There's a freebie app out there called "TimeMachine Editor" that will allow you to set the times it will backup.

TimeMachineEditor (http://timesoftware.free.fr/timemachineeditor/)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-30-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 33,954
Posted By PKGuy323
I've completed my first year as a Mac "switcher"...

I've completed my first year as a Mac "switcher" and am getting off the Windows bottle soon. The last two things are my MS Money 2006 replacement and of course, the most important, UT3!

If you...
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