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When I see this stupid nonsense, I want to... 2,019 Views / 62 Replies  
When I see this stupid nonsense, I want to deregister. Immediately. How does it work?
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 14, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What a cool country... Congratulations for you... 2,927 Views / 123 Replies  
What a cool country... Congratulations for you great constitution!
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 14, 2006 at 09:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the most striking features of Pluto are... 2,019 Views / 62 Replies  
I think the most striking features of Pluto are the very unusual excentricity of this elliptic path around the sun and the fact that Pluto rotates in a different plane than all other planets (I think...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 14, 2006 at 04:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Thanks. The cables are in the table drawer.... 1,183,546 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thanks.

The cables are in the table drawer. I get them out when I need them (just this morning I made a backup) which means all the peripherals are not permanently connected. For me a permanent...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 12, 2006 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I bought the very first iPod right after it was... 866 Views / 34 Replies  
I bought the very first iPod right after it was released (it was no stereotype at that time, believe me). I used the iPod a lot to carry data between my office Powerbook and my home Powerbook and to...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 12, 2006 at 12:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I drink tea since I was 17 (24 years now). Like 1... 4,179 Views / 77 Replies  
I drink tea since I was 17 (24 years now). Like 1 liter a day, usually darjeeling, one teaspoon of leafs per pot - you can easily see the ground of the teapot and the cup. And no, if I don't drink...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 12, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Finally I have bought a canon powershot. Here... 1,183,546 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Finally I have bought a canon powershot.
Here is my home office (I like it simple). The printer, the external burner, the backup drive and my iPod are in a sideboard.
...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 12, 2006 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was tracking this issue. In the meantime the... 10,628 Views / 42 Replies  
I was tracking this issue.
In the meantime the original thread about the melted macbook has been closed. The user has opened a new one here:
http://www.macuser.de/forum/showthread.php?t=192000
...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 9, 2006 at 03:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Whats with Steve 2,757 Views / 80 Replies  
... did anyone see the WWDC video?
He looks like an old man, bony, hollow cheeks - all of a sudden.
Larger parts than usual of the show have been done by others (Phil, Bertrand Serlet).
Whats...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 7, 2006 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here is useful info: ... 537 Views / 5 Replies  
Here is useful info:
http://www.batteryuniversity.com/parttwo-34.htm
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 7, 2006 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The only thing you will get is a bunch of new... 537 Views / 5 Replies  
The only thing you will get is a bunch of new contradictory answers. So you could indeed do a search.

Here is the first answer, that will be yelled at soon:
Heat lets the internal contacts of...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 7, 2006 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the only difference will be the wall... 736 Views / 8 Replies  
I think the only difference will be the wall plug. Check the prices for the part and check, if you have to buy a whole new power adapter or a travel kit to get the plug. Travel kit is only 29 pounds.
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 6, 2006 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the quality is so low... I cannot identify... 10,628 Views / 42 Replies  
Well, the quality is so low... I cannot identify anything.
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 6, 2006 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is THE most intersting question. If you... 10,628 Views / 42 Replies  
That is THE most intersting question.
If you have a look at the internals of the Macbook, the fan is found centered in the case. So if the fan would have blown out the hot air, the center of the...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 6, 2006 at 07:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here are more pictures including full view shots.... 10,628 Views / 42 Replies  
Here are more pictures including full view shots.
Some have a bad quality but the good ones make it seem unlikely that its a fake.
Please notice that the damage did not occur at the place where...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 4, 2006 at 07:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Now it has made it to appledefects. Here is the... 10,628 Views / 42 Replies  
Now it has made it to appledefects. Here is the story:
http://www.appledefects.com/?p=74
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 3, 2006 at 02:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Melting Macbook 10,628 Views / 42 Replies  
A german Macbook owner has posted this in Macnews.de. It is interesting enough to be made public, I guess.

He reported that he had problems with his Macbook due to crashes and did a clean setup....
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Aug 2, 2006 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't write. But if you live on the road,... 15,440 Views / 58 Replies  
I don't write.
But if you live on the road, maybe it is interesting for you to know, that notebooks with flash memory instead of a harddrive are already available. They usually have great battery...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 30, 2006 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Michael had already been used (like always). 1,464 Views / 40 Replies  
Michael had already been used (like always).
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 28, 2006 at 04:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Perry Rhodan. I just re-read the voyage to... 1,271 Views / 41 Replies  
Perry Rhodan.

I just re-read the voyage to andromeda again (30 years after I read it first) and I am astonished how readable, absolutely thrilling and full of fantasy this is.

Edit
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Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 27, 2006 at 09:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you the kind of guy who buys a new car when... 745 Views / 3 Replies  
Are you the kind of guy who buys a new car when the ashtray is full?
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 26, 2006 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:D, and in this case it does not mean "Read the... 1,517 Views / 56 Replies  
:D, and in this case it does not mean "Read the **** manual", it means "Read the **** MANPAGE" - oh god.
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use a Sarotech Hardbox. It has an internal... 812 Views / 6 Replies  
I use a Sarotech Hardbox. It has an internal power adpater and an integrated fan. Runs since years without problems. The only thing I did was to reduce the fans speed with a resistor because I did...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 09:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you want a story where the allies used... 1,159 Views / 34 Replies  
If you want a story where the allies used superior technology against germany, read the story about breaking the enigma code and its consequences for the war. Its in Simon Singh: The Code Book....
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 08:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't question his talent. Its no doubt that he... 716 Views / 18 Replies  
I don't question his talent. Its no doubt that he is talented. I also must say that since I don't like his music at all, my post Beatles knowledge is (indeed - you are right) incomplete.

But there...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 06:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
From all I have read this is completely wrong. ... 1,517 Views / 56 Replies  
From all I have read this is completely wrong.
Among Mac users the percentage of paid software is the highest (don't remember the source). Windows users are poor shareware payers and - did you ever...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 05:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I also think Gates is a nerd, not a businessman.... 674 Views / 16 Replies  
I also think Gates is a nerd, not a businessman. MS is run by others (I get sick when I have to think of this name, so I don't). Actually when you read inside stories about Gates, you'll learn that...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 05:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To give something this weird name just to have... 793 Views / 22 Replies  
To give something this weird name just to have the joke "coming zune", is very microsoft like. No fantasy at all and just able to make bad copies.
Shame on them (one more time). Embarrassing company!
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 05:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Together with Lennon he had some great songs. ... 716 Views / 18 Replies  
Together with Lennon he had some great songs.
Afterwards - at least I don't like his music at all.
Clearly shows who had the talent.
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 25, 2006 at 05:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Langavulin or 30+ year old cognac (Leyrat XO) ... 2,245 Views / 79 Replies  
Langavulin or 30+ year old cognac (Leyrat XO)
Pernod with ice and cold water
Martini cocktail (damn cold Noilly Prat, damn cold Gordons or Bombay Sap, ice, at least -25 degrees C and a dash of...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 22, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
TiBook charger buzzing happily since 2002 without... 1,193 Views / 17 Replies  
TiBook charger buzzing happily since 2002 without any problems.
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 21, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Tibook had these symptoms: Battery fully... 544 Views / 8 Replies  
My Tibook had these symptoms:

Battery fully charged, OS X claimed 3 hours of battery life. After 1 hour the Tibook shut down without warning. The last battery charge that I saw indicated that it...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 21, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
republika, how do you know they were sisters? ... 2,694 Views / 94 Replies  
republika, how do you know they were sisters?
Sounds more like they were just playing a game with you. Sisters sleeping with each others is kind of weird. Enough to have doubts about the truth of...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 21, 2006 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
that looks much better! Indeed, these things... 3,880 Views / 52 Replies  
that looks much better!

Indeed, these things can happen. It is very hard for quality control to find out because the ranges of operating modes are so wide (temp, humidity, variations in the...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 21, 2006 at 04:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like he tries to use Windows... :D 1,610 Views / 2 Replies  
Looks like he tries to use Windows... :D
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 21, 2006 at 03:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here is an extended discussion about launchers on... 4,103 Views / 3 Replies  
Here is an extended discussion about launchers on OS X including Launchbar, Butler, Quicksilver, ABF etc.
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/mac/2004/04/09/launchers.html?page=1
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 21, 2006 at 02:56 AM, in Applications
Hey mduell, still not able to read and spreading... 3,880 Views / 52 Replies  
Hey mduell, still not able to read and spreading nonsense?

Here is the text that belongs to the photo:

"After having looked at some photos of Sophie’s...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 20, 2006 at 09:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dillon-K, you have never touched a T41, thats for... 932 Views / 13 Replies  
Dillon-K, you have never touched a T41, thats for sure!

No Apple machine will come close to the build quality of a Thinkpad. You use macs because of Mac OS not because apple makes great hardware....
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 20, 2006 at 09:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think this depends on the laws of your country.... 733 Views / 10 Replies  
I think this depends on the laws of your country. Eulas are not always valid although the companies would like it that way. If they try to forbid what is allowed in your countrys law, the Eula is not...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 20, 2006 at 05:39 AM, in Applications
Poll: I am a scientist and I use fink based commandline... 529 Views / 2 Replies  
I am a scientist and I use fink based commandline tools. Don't remember which came from fink, but I have installed many. A tex engine for example, wget...

Fink is a great tool, but I am sure your...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jul 20, 2006 at 05:27 AM, in Applications
Man, 20 year old boys can be stupid. Spam, no... 748 Views / 5 Replies  
Man, 20 year old boys can be stupid.
Spam, no question. Wipe it away, please!
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 13, 2006 at 05:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You shouldn't be surprised. UltraEdit like... 2,927 Views / 11 Replies  
You shouldn't be surprised.

UltraEdit like BBedit suffers from featuritis - at least thats what its called among developers. That is the trend to to put every feature that a client might ask for...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 12, 2006 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The answers are the usual buy rev a or wait for... 3,638 Views / 45 Replies  
The answers are the usual buy rev a or wait for reb b thing. Discussed a lot before.
But the back to school deals are a very good reason to wait. So why do you ask? Might get you a free iPod -...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 12, 2006 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't there anyone here who can do us all a... 1,340 Views / 11 Replies  
Isn't there anyone here who can do us all a favour and test 2*256 against 1*512? This cannot be found anywhere. As mduell pointed out elsewhere, all available comparisons with matched and unmatched...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 12, 2006 at 10:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:D thats what UltraEdit is for Windows, isn't... 2,927 Views / 11 Replies  
:D thats what UltraEdit is for Windows, isn't it? So the match isn't too bad.
But, coming back to the requirements of tutelary, neither BBedit nor TextMate fulfill them.

Edit
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Just browsed...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 12, 2006 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No hex edit with any mac ascii editor I am aware... 2,927 Views / 11 Replies  
No hex edit with any mac ascii editor I am aware of.
Only BBedit or TextWrangler compare to UltraEdit feature wise, but both cannot edit Hex. JEdit is also an exceptionally powerful editor - without...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 12, 2006 at 04:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
At least this means your RAM is ok. Before you... 3,742 Views / 51 Replies  
At least this means your RAM is ok.
Before you open the thing again start from your boot dvd and open disk utility. Find your Mac os installation and choose to startup from there (if it shows up)....
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 11, 2006 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OOps, shouldn't post before morning tee :D . I... 3,742 Views / 51 Replies  
OOps, shouldn't post before morning tee :D .
I guess the apple store will handle her macbook because its apple who is responsible for the warranty, not amazon as the seller.
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 11, 2006 at 09:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:D :thumbsup: There is still the tiger in... 746 Views / 5 Replies  
:D :thumbsup:
There is still the tiger in them.
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 11, 2006 at 04:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The memory type is correct. I would install... 3,742 Views / 51 Replies  
The memory type is correct.

I would install the old memory into the macbook and let the apple store guy check whats wrong. Memory can be user replaced and it does not void your warranty. But in...
Posted by Dr.Michael, on Jun 11, 2006 at 04:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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