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Go for it. I have the 20" 2.4 GHz, bought a... 607 Views / 3 Replies  
Go for it. I have the 20" 2.4 GHz, bought a couple months ago as a refurb. It's the second refurb I've bought, and I've had only good experiences.

Occasionally you'll get lucky and find a BTO...
Posted by dreamryche, on May 3, 2008 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
No way you'd find that in a store. 2,082 Views / 20 Replies  
No way you'd find that in a store.
Posted by dreamryche, on May 3, 2008 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
A significant portion of cycling fatalities, as... 2,439 Views / 170 Replies  
A significant portion of cycling fatalities, as noted above, can be directly attributed to idiot people on bikes not playing by the rules. If you ride smart (obey the rules of the road and avoid...
Posted by dreamryche, on May 3, 2008 at 12:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Believe it or not, it's actually law in many... 2,439 Views / 170 Replies  
Believe it or not, it's actually law in many places that bikes are not to be ridden on sidewalks. I hate getting up on the sidewalk. Not only does it make for an awful ride, but a bicycle on a...
Posted by dreamryche, on May 2, 2008 at 02:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nah, can't see it in the dark, but it certainly... 459,530 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Nah, can't see it in the dark, but it certainly is lively! :)
Posted by dreamryche, on Feb 26, 2008 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think we have the same desk...? :) ... 459,530 Views / 1,355 Replies  
I think we have the same desk...? :)

http://www.rorymisener.com/temp/room1.jpg
Posted by dreamryche, on Feb 19, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
'91 Mac Plus '96 Performa 6400/200 ... 1,235 Views / 48 Replies  
'91 Mac Plus
'96 Performa 6400/200
('01...let's not speak of this)
'05 iBook G4 1.42 GHz
Posted by dreamryche, on Mar 25, 2007 at 08:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a Dell 2007FPW and I love it. I like... 2,054 Views / 78 Replies  
I have a Dell 2007FPW and I love it. I like Apple's displays, but they're way overpriced. If the 20" ACD was closer to the Dell's price, I probably would have gone that route.
Posted by dreamryche, on Jan 25, 2007 at 05:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been listening to After Forever's Invisible... 1,050 Views / 54 Replies  
I've been listening to After Forever's Invisible Circles album a lot lately. No song in particular, just the whole disc straight through.
Posted by dreamryche, on Jan 17, 2007 at 04:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When I was more into running, I often ran with a... 1,786 Views / 22 Replies  
When I was more into running, I often ran with a HD-based iPod. I'm planning to get a shuffle for stuff like that, though...in addition to decreasing the risk of damage, it's much more manageable.
Posted by dreamryche, on Jan 13, 2007 at 04:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm with gooser...watch the Apple refurbs. Apart... 663 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm with gooser...watch the Apple refurbs. Apart from that, it would be pretty tough to find a new 4G.
Posted by dreamryche, on Jan 13, 2007 at 04:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: I want one, but I can't justify the expense when... 1,218 Views / 56 Replies  
I want one, but I can't justify the expense when I have no need for a smartphone. If Apple was to make a phone with a feature set (and price) more in line with the majority of phones, I'd grab that...
Posted by dreamryche, on Jan 13, 2007 at 02:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the name change is mainly a formality,... 987 Views / 41 Replies  
I think the name change is mainly a formality, reflecting Apple's broader interests.

I was disappointed with the lack of Leopard/iApps presence. I'm thinking there will be a special event sometime...
Posted by dreamryche, on Jan 9, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I'm on the fence between Dave and Leno, but I'm a... 557 Views / 16 Replies  
I'm on the fence between Dave and Leno, but I'm a huge Conan fan.
Posted by dreamryche, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, the iMac comes preloaded with everything... 374 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes, the iMac comes preloaded with everything that's on the provided install discs.
Posted by dreamryche, on Nov 25, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yep, that's what I do...no way in hell am I... 893 Views / 22 Replies  
Yep, that's what I do...no way in hell am I paying $2 for a low-quality 30-second (if that) mp3.
Posted by dreamryche, on Nov 23, 2006 at 02:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I work in security at an art museum. I get great... 2,680 Views / 49 Replies  
I work in security at an art museum. I get great pleasure out of busting kids with those damned things.
Posted by dreamryche, on Nov 21, 2006 at 12:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have an OWC Mercury Elite Pro Al with a 250GB... 573 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an OWC Mercury Elite Pro Al with a 250GB Seagate Barracuda drive and it's performed just fine for me. Mine has USB 2.0 and FW400, but there are enclosures with FW400/800 and FW400/800/USB2.
Posted by dreamryche, on Nov 18, 2006 at 02:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, your video card must not support 1680x1050.... 613 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, your video card must not support 1680x1050. I have the same display connected to a final-revision iBook G4 (VGA connection, with the firmware hack) and it runs fine at full resolution, save for...
Posted by dreamryche, on Nov 18, 2006 at 02:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Completely ridiculous. It seems that people and... 995 Views / 26 Replies  
Completely ridiculous. It seems that people and businesses put up their stuff earlier every year. Come on...it's still two months away.
Posted by dreamryche, on Nov 1, 2006 at 03:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice :D I'd probably choose a different song... 946 Views / 43 Replies  
Nice :D

I'd probably choose a different song every day. Today I'll pick Dream Theater "Octavarium"
Posted by dreamryche, on Oct 23, 2006 at 01:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yikes! That had to feel great. 2,560 Views / 22 Replies  
Yikes! That had to feel great.
Posted by dreamryche, on Oct 6, 2006 at 03:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, if he's on a 10 megabit max connection... 3,207 Views / 23 Replies  
Actually, if he's on a 10 megabit max connection and he's getting downloads at over a megabyte per second, he's getting over 8 megabits. Most people will never hit their max bandwith, at least not...
Posted by dreamryche, on Oct 6, 2006 at 03:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I tried to love O:M2. Really, I did. It has some... 1,432 Views / 54 Replies  
I tried to love O:M2. Really, I did. It has some really strong songs, but the album just doesn't do it for me. I'd have to go with Tool's 10,000 Days. This year's field is on the weak side compared...
Posted by dreamryche, on Oct 5, 2006 at 12:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My thoughts exactly. That thing looks ridiculous. 1,442 Views / 37 Replies  
My thoughts exactly. That thing looks ridiculous.
Posted by dreamryche, on Oct 2, 2006 at 01:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hot damn, look at the maturity here. I think I... 1,461 Views / 43 Replies  
Hot damn, look at the maturity here. I think I just felt my IQ drop.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 28, 2006 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Same thing here. Also, my V551 has horrible... 987 Views / 48 Replies  
Same thing here. Also, my V551 has horrible battery life (it only got half the advertised life right out of the box...the power management scheme sucks) and it's not very durable. (and I'm pretty...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 26, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Right on. Then there's Dark Side of the Moon,... 3,573 Views / 57 Replies  
Right on. Then there's Dark Side of the Moon, Operation: Mindcrime, Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence...I actually let out a big 'woohoo!' when I saw gapless in 7.0, and another one when the 1.2 update...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 24, 2006 at 04:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Try rebooting. Sometimes a device will cause a... 453 Views / 2 Replies  
Try rebooting. Sometimes a device will cause a port to be unresponsive like that...it happens on occasion with a USB audio interface that I have. The port supplies minimal power (enough to light an...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 24, 2006 at 04:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
dreamryche has never enjoyed using a peecee. ... 1,743 Views / 85 Replies  
dreamryche has never enjoyed using a peecee.
dreamryche has never been tattooed or pierced.
dreamryche has never been caught breaking anything other than traffic laws.
dreamryche has never paid to...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 23, 2006 at 06:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Crummy phone pic... 3G 15GB...dead hard drive,... 5,976 Views / 60 Replies  
Crummy phone pic...
3G 15GB...dead hard drive, will be repaired and used mainly as a FW drive for projects
4G 20GB...dead hard drive, practically given to me, will be repaired and given to a friend...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 19, 2006 at 04:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm with pat++...if any change at all, dropping... 782 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm with pat++...if any change at all, dropping the base model back to $999, but I'm not expecting any change in pricing.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 19, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Moto V551, which sucks giant donkey balls. I want... 7,489 Views / 126 Replies  
Moto V551, which sucks giant donkey balls. I want to like it, but the cover loves to break, the speaker connection needs to be cleaned occasionally, the keypad is flakey and the battery life is...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 17, 2006 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Disadvantaged by my poor ol' iBook screen... ... 677 Views / 20 Replies  
Disadvantaged by my poor ol' iBook screen...

http://www.rorymisener.com/temp/monitorlight.jpg
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 17, 2006 at 10:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to get that error all the time with iTunes... 9,157 Views / 7 Replies  
I used to get that error all the time with iTunes 4.x on Windows whenever I'd have a certain app open.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 17, 2006 at 02:21 AM, in Applications
Jackyl "The Lumberjack"...lead chainsaw Jackyl... 2,612 Views / 75 Replies  
Jackyl "The Lumberjack"...lead chainsaw
Jackyl "Headed For Destruction"...chainsaw+vocoder
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 17, 2006 at 01:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And, of course, there's Paul Gilbert and his... 2,612 Views / 75 Replies  
And, of course, there's Paul Gilbert and his power drill with picks taped to the bit. :D Also cool are guitars equipped with Sustainers or Sustainiacs. I'm going to be dropping a Sustainiac Stealth...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 16, 2006 at 06:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A couple songs on the latest Dream Theater album... 2,612 Views / 75 Replies  
A couple songs on the latest Dream Theater album feature the Haken Continuum (http://www.cerlsoundgroup.org/Continuum/), which I think is just awesome.

Continuum demo by Jordan Rudess...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 16, 2006 at 01:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Many failed iPod competitors had better... 3,077 Views / 108 Replies  
Many failed iPod competitors had better specs/more features, yet they wound up with the rest of the also-rans. Zune will probably steal a substantial portion of iPod's leftovers, but I don't see it...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: No clip, no iTunes, no deal. 768 Views / 25 Replies  
No clip, no iTunes, no deal.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven't been following it but I wasn't... 3,207 Views / 23 Replies  
I haven't been following it but I wasn't expecting it to be in this area this soon. I should check and see about Tonawandas availability. :)
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 14, 2006 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm pretty sure that 70% that Steve mentioned... 3,077 Views / 108 Replies  
I'm pretty sure that 70% that Steve mentioned includes stock stereos with an aux input...those cars do technically have iPod connectivity, but not full integration, and they'll also connect to any...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 14, 2006 at 08:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
$2.69-$2.79 in Buffalo. I highly doubt that the... 2,848 Views / 122 Replies  
$2.69-$2.79 in Buffalo. I highly doubt that the national average, let alone the local prices here, will drop below $2.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 14, 2006 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Having the search would be nice, but I'm happy... 2,591 Views / 18 Replies  
Having the search would be nice, but I'm happy with getting gapless playback in the update. :D


My backlight is staying on as well. The backlight itself doesn't annoy me, but if I happen to be...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 14, 2006 at 07:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: I'm leaning toward picking up a shuffle to... 1,815 Views / 84 Replies  
I'm leaning toward picking up a shuffle to complement my 5G...it would be used for exercise, bike rides, wherever my 30 gigger is impractical.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 14, 2006 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Seconded. This isn't as big a shift as giving the... 5,372 Views / 30 Replies  
Seconded. This isn't as big a shift as giving the 4G all the features of the photo, and the color 4G was still a 4G.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 13, 2006 at 08:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I got my 3G in spring '04, before the 4G and long... 1,144 Views / 11 Replies  
I got my 3G in spring '04, before the 4G and long before the photo, and it always had on-the-go.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 13, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
...and why would they show off the new product on... 2,033 Views / 68 Replies  
...and why would they show off the new product on a banner BEFORE it's announced? This pretty much takes the cake for lameness.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 10, 2006 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely. I was looking to replace my Moto V551... 689 Views / 14 Replies  
Definitely. I was looking to replace my Moto V551 this spring and decided to stick with the old dog after looking at their bland options. I wish Apple would get it over with and release the iPhone...
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 10, 2006 at 11:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I do so love Entenmanns. The best. 1,914 Views / 53 Replies  
I do so love Entenmanns. The best.
Posted by dreamryche, on Sep 10, 2006 at 12:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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