Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 56
Search: Posts Made By: jmonty12
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
Fight the good fight, Spotify. Your phone is your... 561 Views / 10 Replies  
Fight the good fight, Spotify. Your phone is your computer in your pocket. No one would accept these kinds of rules if Microsoft tried to enforce them on Windows. More and more people are using...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 1, 2016 at 11:49 AM, in Mac News
Considering the price of ink, I think this... 151 Views / 1 Replies  
Considering the price of ink, I think this article would be better off saying that if you buy a 2-year supply of ink you get a free printer.
Posted by jmonty12, on May 19, 2016 at 11:31 AM, in Mac News
Would have been nice if there was another USB-C... 295 Views / 5 Replies  
Would have been nice if there was another USB-C on the back. This both allow for nice cable management and remove the necessity for the power passthrough, which is a terrible waste of space and...
Posted by jmonty12, on Apr 4, 2016 at 11:39 PM, in Mac News
Why in the world would the SEC get involved?... 1,606 Views / 16 Replies  
Why in the world would the SEC get involved? Workplace equality has nothing to do with making sure the company follows financial rules nor does it protect investors. Government overreach at its worst!
Posted by jmonty12, on Jan 4, 2016 at 12:17 AM, in Mac News
Are they going to say it's illegal to copy VCR... 345 Views / 4 Replies  
Are they going to say it's illegal to copy VCR tapes too? Honestly, CDs are well into their twilight years. It makes me wonder if they'll now say that legally-purchased DRM-free music files (like...
Posted by jmonty12, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:38 AM, in Mac News
You pay $349, minimum, before taxes -- well you'd... 745 Views / 6 Replies  
You pay $349, minimum, before taxes -- well you'd better plan on wearing it every day.
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 29, 2015 at 02:26 AM, in Mac News
It almost sounds like Monster might have a case... 358 Views / 3 Replies  
It almost sounds like Monster might have a case but it's hard to be sure because the company based its whole existence on a lie (you need $100, gold plated HDMI cables to get the best performance out...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jun 16, 2015 at 10:01 PM, in Tech News
I've done exactly the same thing (using the Apple... 1,634 Views / 15 Replies  
I've done exactly the same thing (using the Apple Watch to change music on my iPhone while driving.) And you know what? It is too distracting. You have to look and your hands have to be close...
Posted by jmonty12, on May 29, 2015 at 02:11 AM, in Tech News
Obviously this rating did not include an... 417 Views / 2 Replies  
Obviously this rating did not include an evaluation of consumer packaging. The Apple Watch packaging is a complete about-face in what has been a very minimalist, environmentally-friendly packaging...
Posted by jmonty12, on May 12, 2015 at 09:27 PM, in Mac News
Wow, those bribes to politicians should have been... 372 Views / 2 Replies  
Wow, those bribes to politicians should have been made with a money-back guarantee if the merger didn't go through.
Posted by jmonty12, on May 6, 2015 at 09:23 PM, in Tech News
I'm not a fan of patent trolls. But statements... 279 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not a fan of patent trolls. But statements like this: "A final ruling by the (USPTO) has invalidated a podcasting patent held by non-practicing entity Personal Audio, ending the company's bid to...
Posted by jmonty12, on Apr 11, 2015 at 04:44 PM, in Tech News
The government only has itself to blame. I think... 1,610 Views / 12 Replies  
The government only has itself to blame. I think that people used to be pretty comfortable when it was necessary to get a court order before their private conversations and information could be...
Posted by jmonty12, on Sep 26, 2014 at 12:28 AM, in Tech News
@EstaNightShift: The "term" you're looking for is... 632 Views / 8 Replies  
@EstaNightShift: The "term" you're looking for is known as a collective noun. And I love "runway" as the one for a group of fashion reporters. :)
Posted by jmonty12, on Sep 6, 2014 at 06:25 PM, in Tech News
Samsung: Worst. Partner. Ever. 1,097 Views / 15 Replies  
Samsung: Worst. Partner. Ever.
Posted by jmonty12, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:03 AM, in Tech News
I don't think this device is intended for use in... 247 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't think this device is intended for use in smartphones - it's just too large. Epson's own data sheet says it's intended for:

▪ Vibration damping of cameras, antennas and other stabilizing...
Posted by jmonty12, on Aug 8, 2013 at 03:31 AM, in Tech News
"Additionally, it claims that Pandora has no... 995 Views / 8 Replies  
"Additionally, it claims that Pandora has no interest in serving the local area the station resides in, and is only purchasing the station to qualify for lower royalty rates for music."

Since when...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 29, 2013 at 09:54 PM, in Tech News
This is why I will NEVER accept a "credit card"... 1,319 Views / 10 Replies  
This is why I will NEVER accept a "credit card" that is actually a debit card directly linked to my bank account. The part of this story about this guy's bank account getting frozen just doesn't...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 21, 2013 at 06:25 PM, in Mac News
I'm really wondering why Apple made the icons... 723 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm really wondering why Apple made the icons rounder. They're only a little rounder, but it means that many application vendors will have to redesign their icons in order to make them look right...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:59 PM, in Mac News
Bad decision 223 Views / 1 Replies  
This seems like a bad decision by the judge. While I do think that such workers are rarely underpaid I don't see how they can't be considered a class under attack. If you can't switch jobs just...
Posted by jmonty12, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:50 AM, in Tech News
No Pixar worries now 1,898 Views / 17 Replies  
Wondering if they are suing now because there's no threat that Pixar movies won't use THX now (as payback).
Posted by jmonty12, on Mar 17, 2013 at 12:17 AM, in Tech News
Hong Kong has always been in China. England... 161 Views / 2 Replies  
Hong Kong has always been in China. England merely rented it for a while (ok, a long while) and the lease came up.
Posted by jmonty12, on Dec 10, 2012 at 10:54 PM, in Mac News
Maybe the USPTO should have to pay claims for... 246 Views / 10 Replies  
Maybe the USPTO should have to pay claims for patents that are later found to be invalid. This is getting ridiculous!
Posted by jmonty12, on Dec 8, 2012 at 09:49 PM, in Tech News
I've been using the full-size version of this... 214 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been using the full-size version of this keyboard for several months now and I love it! At work there is always so much light that my battery always shows as 100%, so energy is just never a...
Posted by jmonty12, on Dec 5, 2012 at 01:37 AM, in Tech News
I wonder if they're going to make all of the VPs... 188 Views / 4 Replies  
I wonder if they're going to make all of the VPs sign statements that they're sorry.
Posted by jmonty12, on Nov 19, 2012 at 06:43 PM, in Mac News
Cable DRM means bye, bye, Apple. I've enjoyed... 669 Views / 6 Replies  
Cable DRM means bye, bye, Apple. I've enjoyed several iPhones now but your addition of DRM in your cable, and your refusal to use a standard cable (and then to not even put USB 3.0 on the other end...
Posted by jmonty12, on Oct 2, 2012 at 03:30 PM, in Tech News
These aren't' people, they're corporations. But... 178 Views / 4 Replies  
These aren't' people, they're corporations. But anyway, court proceedings are meant to be public for a reason -- to make sure justice has been served in a verifiable way. So unless the release of...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 18, 2012 at 07:29 AM, in Tech News
Just don't buy now.... 1,270 Views / 45 Replies  
To those thinking of buying a Mac now because they will also be able to run Vista... wait! You might as well get OS X 10.5 (Leopard) for free with your computer and also maybe the newest iLife. ...
Posted by jmonty12, on Feb 3, 2007 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've had luck in the past by resetting the PRAM... 549 Views / 2 Replies  
I've had luck in the past by resetting the PRAM on my iBook. Go to Apple's support page and search on "Reset PRAM." Good luck.
Posted by jmonty12, on Apr 4, 2005 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, I know I said I was going to retire from... 970 Views / 32 Replies  
Okay, I know I said I was going to retire from this thread, but these posts are hella funny! :D

Thanks for reminding me why I like to come to MacNN.
Posted by jmonty12, on Mar 11, 2005 at 05:51 PM, in Feedback
Wait for Tiger 688 Views / 6 Replies  
Personally I'd wait get get one until Tiger comes out. Might as well get it for "free."
Posted by jmonty12, on Mar 9, 2005 at 07:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's hard to believe many people who have an... 970 Views / 32 Replies  
It's hard to believe many people who have an average of 10 posts a day have that many thought provoking things to say.

Anyway, I retire from this thread. Reading other threads here does not...
Posted by jmonty12, on Mar 7, 2005 at 02:34 PM, in Feedback
Okay, I don't understand this comment, since this... 970 Views / 32 Replies  
Okay, I don't understand this comment, since this is the whole point of this thread. YES, after almost two years I am tired of the "junior" moniker. I *read* MacNN every day, several times a day. ...
Posted by jmonty12, on Mar 6, 2005 at 11:02 PM, in Feedback
"No" what? This thread is reallly old, so if... 970 Views / 32 Replies  
"No" what? This thread is reallly old, so if this is a reply to the original poster then it's a little late.

P.S. I think this puts me at 24 or 25. woo-hoo.
Posted by jmonty12, on Mar 6, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in Feedback
I don't really have anything to add, but I'm... 970 Views / 32 Replies  
I don't really have anything to add, but I'm tired of being "junior" so this post puts me one step closer. Maybe I should consider the "flood of meaningless messages" idea....
Posted by jmonty12, on Mar 4, 2005 at 08:51 PM, in Feedback
Why do topics get locked? 320 Views / 1 Replies  
I keep seeing topics get locked without any explanation. Generally I read the iBook and iMac forums. For example, what is so terrible about this topic:
...
Posted by jmonty12, on Feb 18, 2005 at 05:05 PM, in Feedback
My only comment is that if you're doing photo... 809 Views / 4 Replies  
My only comment is that if you're doing photo editing with your monitor on full brightness then you might think your photos print out too dark compared to how they look in the screen. Keeping the...
Posted by jmonty12, on Dec 31, 2004 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: imac G4 better than imac G5? 2,399 Views / 27 Replies  
As sold, the iMac G5 screen is not as adjustable as the G4 when it comes to being able to move the whole screen up and down. Of course without having the interals of the computer as part of the...
Posted by jmonty12, on Dec 30, 2004 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow, I'm really surprised people are saying the... 1,469 Views / 30 Replies  
Wow, I'm really surprised people are saying the vent on the side is for air coming in rather than going out. The only times I've noticed my iBook fan on, air seemed to be coming *out* of this vent. ...
Posted by jmonty12, on Dec 10, 2004 at 08:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I too have heard the multiple claims that running... 1,469 Views / 30 Replies  
I too have heard the multiple claims that running an iBook with the cover closed is a bad idea, but I really wonder if this is truly the case. One reason Apple might not want this feature in the...
Posted by jmonty12, on Dec 8, 2004 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ignore those two. That question didn't warrant... 522 Views / 7 Replies  
Ignore those two. That question didn't warrant being asked once, so twice is just dumb. Obviously a normal person doesn't have their laptop connected to their body at all times. It could be stolen...
Posted by jmonty12, on Nov 18, 2004 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For me it was Windows XP. When Microsoft... 5,834 Views / 110 Replies  
For me it was Windows XP.

When Microsoft came out with that garbage OS where, if you changed out your hard disk or some other critical hardware you had to call them up to get permission, well that...
Posted by jmonty12, on Nov 8, 2004 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you made a pretty good decision on your... 877 Views / 10 Replies  
I think you made a pretty good decision on your first Apple computer. The 60GB upgrade was a good idea. Since this is your only Apple computer you will be able to store all of your music on this...
Posted by jmonty12, on Sep 15, 2004 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You *need* SideTrack! 758 Views / 10 Replies  
I've been really happy with a 3rd-party driver for the touchpad called SideTrack. It lets you configure all sorts of stuff for the touchpad, even including vertical and horizonal scrolling. Here's...
Posted by jmonty12, on Aug 20, 2004 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe you should still be able to get the... 531 Views / 10 Replies  
I believe you should still be able to get the "free" upgrade (probably have to pay about $20 for shipping.) Call Apple and ask. They know when you purchased the computer and should agree you get...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 23, 2004 at 04:38 PM, in Applications
Re: Airport Express 'accessory pack' 528 Views / 4 Replies  
I purchased the connection kit, but don't have it in front of me. But there is no way the optical cable is 12ft. Can't help on connecting it, because I'm not using optical.
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 21, 2004 at 08:04 PM, in Networking
Re: Airport Express: audio works, internet doesn't 387 Views / 1 Replies  
Is this the first time you're using wireless to get to the Internet? If so, then it is probably that you don't have your network settings set to have your computer connect to the network that way. ...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 21, 2004 at 02:10 PM, in Networking
Well then, hopefully you got one of the three I... 1,735 Views / 27 Replies  
Well then, hopefully you got one of the three I saw.

I decided to call Apple and ask why mine had not shipped yet. Normally I would just wait, but Apple had just sent me an email last week...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 20, 2004 at 01:07 AM, in Networking
I found 3 of them in my local CompUSA today... 1,735 Views / 27 Replies  
I found 3 of them in my local CompUSA today (Santa Rosa, CA.) This is very much a bummer for me, because I'm still waiting on my order to be filled.
Posted by jmonty12, on Jul 19, 2004 at 04:30 PM, in Networking
While it's true that you can wait a year to... 1,296 Views / 30 Replies  
While it's true that you can wait a year to purchase Applecare for your new Powerbook, there is no guarantee the price will still be the same. Just something to keep in mind.
Posted by jmonty12, on Jun 21, 2004 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Logic Board preventative replacement 706 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, this is another logic board question! :)

Looking through the forum I don't see if anyone has had their logic board replaced simply because it was covered by the replacement program and they...
Posted by jmonty12, on Jun 15, 2004 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Showing results 1 to 50 of 56
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:04 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2015 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2