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Possible to use Mac Pro simultaneously as server & workstation? 4,234 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey guys, I work at a nonprofit with a tight budget and growing need for a Mac server.

The organization is 95% HP computers, but the marketing office is a gaggle of iMacs currently backing up to...
Posted by shinykaro, on Mar 26, 2010 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
@Amelia Up until a couple days ago I had the... 5,508 Views / 36 Replies  
@Amelia

Up until a couple days ago I had the very same iMac. It needs 1GB RAM and then runs beautifully. I had mine maxed out at 2GB RAM, and most of the time I didn't even need it, but it's...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 25, 2008 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
The link to the Apple instructions page is here... 4,027 Views / 8 Replies  
The link to the Apple instructions page is here (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306204). There's pictures and all. It's stupidly easy. Enjoy maxing it out. :)
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 25, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
The WWDC 2008 is in June ;) I was waiting... 1,182 Views / 10 Replies  
The WWDC 2008 is in June ;)

I was waiting until Macworld for the same reason, and knew right away the MBA wasn't for me. I just picked up a new MacBook and I can't imagine any updates that would...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 23, 2008 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats! I just bought the 2.2 GHz white one... 1,300 Views / 16 Replies  
Congrats! I just bought the 2.2 GHz white one yesterday! I'm so in love with this thing.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 23, 2008 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I understand. Just saying, as a single person... 1,602 Views / 35 Replies  
I understand. Just saying, as a single person making less than one third of that, it seems like a huge difference. Then again, I'm only supporting a beagle.

On another note that also likely...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 22, 2008 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Haha, maybe not, but it's damn funny. Stewie... 1,602 Views / 35 Replies  
Haha, maybe not, but it's damn funny. Stewie Griffin, is that you?
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 22, 2008 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dang, if I were making $110k per year, I don't... 1,602 Views / 35 Replies  
Dang, if I were making $110k per year, I don't think I'd miss the $800.

Now gimme!
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 21, 2008 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My only complaint is the screen is matte and not... 676 Views / 15 Replies  
My only complaint is the screen is matte and not glossy. :D
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 19, 2008 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wow 495 Views / 4 Replies  
wow
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 18, 2008 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm getting a MB next week because I absolutely... 636 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm getting a MB next week because I absolutely love them.

If your video editing is going to be primarily in iMovie or something like that, you'll be fine with the MB. Just max out the RAM and...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 18, 2008 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Marrying iWeb and Blogger 3,797 Views / 0 Replies  
This isn't a new question but all the posts on this topic are well over a year old.

Is there a way yet to use iWeb layouts in Blogger? I absolutely love blogger and have been using it for months....
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 18, 2008 at 11:24 AM, in Applications
So now the second half of the question: is it... 909 Views / 22 Replies  
So now the second half of the question: is it plausible? Do you think Steve Jobs would give us that on currently available models or make it a selling point for the next update?
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 18, 2008 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Multitouch on current models? 909 Views / 22 Replies  
I saw this conversation on MacRumors and thought I'd bring it here.

Do you guys think current MB and MBP models have multi-touch capable trackpads that are only waiting for a software update to...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 18, 2008 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But how do you clean the keyboard? ;) 676 Views / 15 Replies  
But how do you clean the keyboard? ;)
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 18, 2008 at 07:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Merger makes sense. 1,138 Views / 38 Replies  
Merger makes sense.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 17, 2008 at 06:08 PM, in Feedback
Hear hear. At this point I expect that to be in... 1,342 Views / 21 Replies  
Hear hear. At this point I expect that to be in the updates for both the MB and MBP.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 17, 2008 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That was so unbelievably cute. 676 Views / 15 Replies  
That was so unbelievably cute.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just want to echo that sentiment. It's not an... 688 Views / 16 Replies  
Just want to echo that sentiment. It's not an Apple thing. Thinness, as someone already pointed out, is a byproduct of trying to reduce the volume of the notebook. They reduced the weight by reducing...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 17, 2008 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well that was easy. When is there ever such... 745 Views / 16 Replies  
Well that was easy.

When is there ever such a clear consensus in the forums here? :D

I'll be getting a MacBook next week. Just have to sort out the reimbursement deal with my employer. Woohoo!
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 16, 2008 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Performance wise, yeah, it would be behind my 2... 745 Views / 16 Replies  
Performance wise, yeah, it would be behind my 2 year old iMac, though it could probably handle most of what I need it to do.

The lack of ports is an issue though. Not so concerned with ethernet,...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 16, 2008 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can MacBook Air replace a deskop? 745 Views / 16 Replies  
I've been waiting for Macworld, hoping to see a refresh of the MacBook line. It's the last line to remain in the white plastic casing, which I love, but admit is outdated following the recent iMac...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A long awaited update, no doubt. But is anyone... 6,587 Views / 140 Replies  
A long awaited update, no doubt. But is anyone else disappointed that we've gotten yet another under-the-hood tweak and no refresh in terms of design?

I actually love the current MacBook design,...
Posted by shinykaro, on Nov 1, 2007 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hope, I hope, I hope. And I hope it's not just... 6,587 Views / 140 Replies  
I hope, I hope, I hope. And I hope it's not just an internal update but all out redesign. I'm sad to see the white go (and sure it will), but we might as well make a clean break and not drag this one...
Posted by shinykaro, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In case anyone is interested in removing a... 41,379 Views / 35 Replies  
In case anyone is interested in removing a partition without having to buy Leopard: Boot Camp beta does have a timer, and you will not be able to run Boot Camp Assistant because of it. One stupidly...
Posted by shinykaro, on Oct 27, 2007 at 07:59 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
help 6,043 Views / 11 Replies  
I kept meaning to un-partition and now my Boot Camp beta has expired. What can I do to get rid of my WIndows partition?
Posted by shinykaro, on Oct 10, 2007 at 08:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm gonna miss the white though.. they are... 1,473 Views / 36 Replies  
I'm gonna miss the white though.. they are dreamy...
Posted by shinykaro, on Sep 21, 2007 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just chiming in with my two cents. I agree... 13,222 Views / 170 Replies  
Just chiming in with my two cents.

I agree that it's the specs that matter and not the release date. August 7th has been in circulation for a little while, but if they start shipping on the 15th,...
Posted by shinykaro, on Aug 1, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know if like the other iPods the shuffle... 276 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know if like the other iPods the shuffle has various shuffle settings. If it's primary shuffle directive is to shuffle albums, and you have only a few loaded, it might cycle through the...
Posted by shinykaro, on Aug 1, 2007 at 03:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you a Mac Evangelist? 819 Views / 42 Replies  
Just wondering if anyone out there has any good conversion stories. My boyfriend is in love with his Dell Inspiron laptop and recently installed Vista, and I can't understand it. He claims he simply...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 17, 2007 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
D'oh! 936 Views / 6 Replies  
D'oh!
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 17, 2007 at 08:37 AM, in Mac OS X
No special icons on my F7 key. I have a feeling... 936 Views / 6 Replies  
No special icons on my F7 key. I have a feeling that's a notebook-only feature, so you can either use it closed (mirroring) or open in conjunction with another monitor (spanning).

Any other way...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 17, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Time to get Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. 1,345 Views / 16 Replies  
Time to get Bluetooth mouse and keyboard.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 17, 2007 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think the really cool thing would be applying... 1,312 Views / 20 Replies  
I think the really cool thing would be applying gestures to all your applications and your entire user experience, rather than just a browser.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 16, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't believe people are pushing Office so... 2,030 Views / 71 Replies  
I can't believe people are pushing Office so hard. True, Pages is probably not robust enough to handle a complex text document such as a thesis, but Office is overkill. For juggling lots of...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 16, 2007 at 02:26 PM, in Applications
Yet another vote for Adium. Hear hear. 679 Views / 20 Replies  
Yet another vote for Adium. Hear hear.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 13, 2007 at 11:43 AM, in Applications
Ow. Use gloves. I learned my lesson the... 753 Views / 21 Replies  
Ow.

Use gloves. I learned my lesson the hard way, on my eyes. Thought they were going to burn out of their sockets. Soap and water don't do anything. All you can do is try to keep the area cool...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Do a clean sweep of the convenience store down... 1,309 Views / 50 Replies  
Do a clean sweep of the convenience store down the street for supplies, board up ground level doors and windows; ammo is great if you're a good shot, but I'm not, so I'd dust off my bokken and...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If the rumors are true, we should be getting... 1,662 Views / 18 Replies  
If the rumors are true, we should be getting ready for an announcement soon. ThinkSecret claims that redesigned iMacs are coming in August, so we might hear about iLife before then. I hope so. The...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 9, 2007 at 10:19 AM, in Applications
:D:cry: (laughing so hard I'm crying) 1,268 Views / 22 Replies  
:D:cry:

(laughing so hard I'm crying)
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 9, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sweet! 448 Views / 2 Replies  
Sweet!
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 6, 2007 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't know. That's kind of like putting an HP... 907 Views / 22 Replies  
I don't know. That's kind of like putting an HP sticker on an iMac. Not that I have anything against Hyundai, but it's too damn pretty for folks not to catch on.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 6, 2007 at 09:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FYI folks: The Oath of Citizenship I... 1,442 Views / 67 Replies  
FYI folks:

The Oath of Citizenship

I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 6, 2007 at 09:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, when you put it THAT way, it sounds more... 1,312 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, when you put it THAT way, it sounds more like the fabled ultraportable that we've yet to see. I'd hate to see them go the flash drive route in the MacBooks and lose all that hard drive space...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 6, 2007 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just downloaded and installed it, I'm actually... 1,312 Views / 20 Replies  
I just downloaded and installed it, I'm actually posting in Opera.

This is so cool! It's a very cool way to navigate. My only gripe is the required right click. I have a regular one button mouse...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 5, 2007 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hehehehe "An Inconvenient Truth" 502 Views / 18 Replies  
hehehehe

"An Inconvenient Truth"
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 5, 2007 at 02:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I guess hosting Top Chef keeps her too busy. 1,396 Views / 12 Replies  
I guess hosting Top Chef keeps her too busy.
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 5, 2007 at 02:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I only got my citizenship a few years ago, so I'm... 1,442 Views / 67 Replies  
I only got my citizenship a few years ago, so I'm not about to give it up. I also heard, and I could be foggy on this, but I think if you renounce your citizenship, you can never travel back to the...
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 5, 2007 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why so? 1,099 Views / 19 Replies  
Why so?
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 5, 2007 at 02:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: 1. Camino 2. Adium 3. Skype 4. Growl 5.... 204,833 Views / 557 Replies  
1. Camino
2. Adium
3. Skype
4. Growl
5. Widgets, widgets, widgets
Posted by shinykaro, on Jul 5, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in Applications
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