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Anyone else having trouble with the iPod app... 4,875 Views / 101 Replies  
Anyone else having trouble with the iPod app lagging severely? It will take like 15 seconds to respond to finger taps sometimes.
Posted by maxintosh, on Jun 20, 2009 at 03:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think it uses the OS's built-in voices and... 6,934 Views / 263 Replies  
I think it uses the OS's built-in voices and sends clips of them to the iPod. The iPod itself has no voice generation capabilities.

@fhobi:

Clap on! *clap clap* Clap off! *clap clap*
Posted by maxintosh, on Mar 11, 2009 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Great, so now I'll have an extremely limited... 6,934 Views / 263 Replies  
Great, so now I'll have an extremely limited selection of mediocre unreliable headphones that will come out in a year or so, like the original iPhone and its stupid recessed jack. Or I can pay $30...
Posted by maxintosh, on Mar 11, 2009 at 02:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No support for third-party headphones is a total... 6,934 Views / 263 Replies  
No support for third-party headphones is a total dealbreaker. Not really sure what they're thinking. The old iPod shuffle was plenty small and even had room to become a little smaller.

I actually...
Posted by maxintosh, on Mar 11, 2009 at 01:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My Skullcandy FMJs have broken twice and their... 1,477 Views / 7 Replies  
My Skullcandy FMJs have broken twice and their warranty exchange is horrible and slow. Same with V-Moda btw.
Posted by maxintosh, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I actually picked up a BB Bold when my iPhone v1... 9,501 Views / 132 Replies  
I actually picked up a BB Bold when my iPhone v1 died and I wasn't convinced the iPhone 3G was big enough of a leap. I liked my BB Pearl I had before the iPhone so wanted to see what they had come up...
Posted by maxintosh, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Matches, right when you light them. 6,706 Views / 102 Replies  
Matches, right when you light them.
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 13, 2009 at 06:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm trained at competitive amateur level, and it... 3,946 Views / 168 Replies  
I'm trained at competitive amateur level, and it was during a sparring session. Details... :p

My face was still pretty sore though :(
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 9, 2009 at 05:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pro boxer. Ouch. I was still standing though, and... 3,946 Views / 168 Replies  
Pro boxer. Ouch. I was still standing though, and even landed some shots.
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 9, 2009 at 03:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Welcome back, Palm. The world has been telling... 4,679 Views / 167 Replies  
Welcome back, Palm. The world has been telling Palm for years and years they need to develop a new OS or suffer a slow and painful death, and they did. And it looks very powerful and elegant.
...
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 9, 2009 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was also hoping I could set up my GMail... 4,134 Views / 45 Replies  
I was also hoping I could set up my GMail IMAP/SMTP account with MobileMe and keep my @gmail.com address while using the MobileMe portal, like I use Mail.app on my Mac at home. Who the heck likes...
Posted by maxintosh, on Jun 18, 2008 at 11:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wish I could wear scrubs all day. Most... 2,574 Views / 91 Replies  
I wish I could wear scrubs all day. Most comfortable uniform ever!
Posted by maxintosh, on May 26, 2008 at 10:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a pretty significant portion of people who... 649 Views / 17 Replies  
That's a pretty significant portion of people who openly admit to voting for someone because they're the white choice.

And those are just the people who admit it.
Posted by maxintosh, on May 15, 2008 at 03:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/14/us/politics/14de... 649 Views / 17 Replies  
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/14/us/politics/14dems.html?bl&ex=1210996800&en=184fe9e64c13a342&ei=5087%0A
Posted by maxintosh, on May 15, 2008 at 03:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wasn't it like 20-25% of people who voted for... 649 Views / 17 Replies  
Wasn't it like 20-25% of people who voted for Hillary in WV openly admitted she did so because she was white? Really guys? Just... wow. I don't think Hill should be playing up her victory so much...
Posted by maxintosh, on May 15, 2008 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In the city: ... 1,901 Views / 78 Replies  
In the city:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/185/421047199_01185c20ac.jpg?v=0

In the 'burbs:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/245/524282984_2b1accc19d.jpg?v=0

Away from transit (gas included):...
Posted by maxintosh, on May 15, 2008 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
DVD Player - "Skipping Over Damaged Area" 6,217 Views / 2 Replies  
I get this error. All. The. Time.

Watching DVDs stinks on my MacBook since upgrading to Leopard. I had absolutely no problems before. I don't think I ever saw that message on Tiger, etc. VLC can...
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 22, 2008 at 02:53 PM, in Applications
The blog is satire. The author himself is white. ... 1,593 Views / 53 Replies  
The blog is satire. The author himself is white.

But it really should be called "things urban yuppies like." I know plenty of Black yuppies (esp from college) that more than fit the description.
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 22, 2008 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, the T (subway) stops running at midnight and... 904 Views / 23 Replies  
No, the T (subway) stops running at midnight and everything else closes at 2:00 AM.
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 16, 2008 at 09:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like Wordpress better so far. My blog... 1,220 Views / 35 Replies  
I like Wordpress better so far. My blog (http://designingmyday.wordpress.com/) is still pretty young though.
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 16, 2008 at 09:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know, I grew up there :) The sidewalks roll up... 904 Views / 23 Replies  
I know, I grew up there :) The sidewalks roll up at 2:00 am. :p
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 16, 2008 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I like to travel but I've only taken one... 904 Views / 23 Replies  
Well, I like to travel but I've only taken one vacation since beginning work and it was to Canada on the super-cheap.
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 16, 2008 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting... not about Emile Griffith? 904 Views / 23 Replies  
Interesting... not about Emile Griffith?
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 16, 2008 at 09:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, ok. Well, NYC's is closer to 22 mil these... 904 Views / 23 Replies  
Oh, ok. Well, NYC's is closer to 22 mil these days.
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 16, 2008 at 12:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the insight all. 4... 904 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks for the insight all.



4 million? :confused: There are 600K in Boston, 8 mil in NYC.

Sports -> From what I know, the amateur boxing scene is pretty weak in Boston.
Dating -> Mom's...
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 15, 2008 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Moving home to save money 904 Views / 23 Replies  
So I graduated college last year and stuck around NYC to work for the year. I love the city, but the cost of living is killing me and I've been unable to put anything away into savings. I'm planning...
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 15, 2008 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I got some "insider" info on the new iPhone... 4,109 Views / 79 Replies  
I got some "insider" info on the new iPhone recently, from someone who has tested a prototype. I would say it's worth waiting for and I will probably be buying it.
Posted by maxintosh, on Apr 2, 2008 at 05:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ditto, that's exactly where mine is cracked (on... 19,575 Views / 96 Replies  
Ditto, that's exactly where mine is cracked (on both sides of the trackpad.) 2006 original MacBook.

It went in once because the case was discolored (yellow) after a couple months.
It went in...
Posted by maxintosh, on Feb 18, 2008 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
EyeTV - help 581 Views / 2 Replies  
Despite considering myself a pretty intelligent, technically-oriented person, TV standards hurt my brain. I'm not a big TV guy but I wanted to be able to follow election coverage and catch my shows...
Posted by maxintosh, on Feb 17, 2008 at 03:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you're 100 lbs overweight taking cholesterol... 1,214 Views / 31 Replies  
If you're 100 lbs overweight taking cholesterol meds is ridiculous.

However, I train hard 3-4 hours 4 times a week and jog 5 miles 3-4 times a week as well (1 day of rest). To be modest, I'm in...
Posted by maxintosh, on Feb 12, 2008 at 11:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Born (1984 no less) with an Apple //e at home,... 1,183 Views / 29 Replies  
Born (1984 no less) with an Apple //e at home, since then have used (at home or personally):

Macintosh 512K
Mac Plus
Mac SE (the best part was the ginormous, 40-pound 20 MB external HD)
Mac...
Posted by maxintosh, on Feb 5, 2008 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does the D40 have an AF drive for the older prime... 2,424 Views / 64 Replies  
Does the D40 have an AF drive for the older prime lenses? That was one of the biggest downsides of it, if I remember. The 50 mm f/1.8 prime is my favorite lens by far.
Posted by maxintosh, on Feb 4, 2008 at 06:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How could you forget Vette, the game where you... 1,450 Views / 53 Replies  
How could you forget Vette, the game where you drove around a pretty realistic San Fran in a Corvette, made up excuses for the police, smooshed pedestrians and smashed up your car?

Also amazing:...
Posted by maxintosh, on Feb 4, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, it was a private practice and I've already... 2,371 Views / 80 Replies  
Well, it was a private practice and I've already gotten the bills for the visits themselves.
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 30, 2008 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What's interesting though, is they billed my... 2,371 Views / 80 Replies  
What's interesting though, is they billed my insurance 5K and my insurance company sent me a notice they'd only pay $4,500 of it and the rest was my responsibility. However, I never, ever, saw a...
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 30, 2008 at 01:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can tell you when I got my nose put back in... 2,371 Views / 80 Replies  
I can tell you when I got my nose put back in place (well, more or less) by the doctor when I broke it, they billed my insurance $5000. The procedure took about 30 seconds and involved shoving what...
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 29, 2008 at 11:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My experience in Germany was kind of funny. ... 2,371 Views / 80 Replies  
My experience in Germany was kind of funny.

First of all, forget 24 hour pharmacies. The places close at like 6 PM so you have to sprint from work. And pharmacies do not generally have huge...
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 28, 2008 at 05:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whoa, Blockbuster only charges 99 cents where you... 1,371 Views / 42 Replies  
Whoa, Blockbuster only charges 99 cents where you are? Here in NYC it's 5 bucks! It was a little cheaper back in MA but definitely not 99 cents, more like 4 dollars IIRC.
Posted by maxintosh, on Jan 17, 2008 at 03:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I feel uncomfortable using it at work since... 1,665 Views / 62 Replies  
I feel uncomfortable using it at work since nobody else does and our office is very open, but I need either my tunes or my book for the subway rides.
Posted by maxintosh, on Dec 4, 2007 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Still waiting for Hulu as well, but thanks for... 2,613 Views / 34 Replies  
Still waiting for Hulu as well, but thanks for the Yahoo TV link. NBC's Rewind player is god-awful.
Posted by maxintosh, on Dec 4, 2007 at 04:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I was stuck at FedEx/Kinkos Bryant Park for about... 2,072 Views / 73 Replies  
I was stuck at FedEx/Kinkos Bryant Park for about 4 hours last week. The music was about to drive me crazy. I asked the sales associate how she dealt with it, and she replied, "barely." I actually...
Posted by maxintosh, on Dec 4, 2007 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Almost nobody has a locker in my gym (there are... 778 Views / 18 Replies  
Almost nobody has a locker in my gym (there are only a few). Everyone leaves their bags and coats by the front, out in the open in a designated area. My wallet and iPhone sit there too. Never been a...
Posted by maxintosh, on Dec 4, 2007 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iChat 4... so close... and yet... 592 Views / 1 Replies  
Leopard's iChat is slick and great except two super annoying things.

1) People that are away still don't show idle time. Darn it Apple, "away and idle" are really useful in knowing if your buddies...
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:11 PM, in Applications
That one actually got me first place in a blog's... 2,152 Views / 67 Replies  
That one actually got me first place in a blog's photo contest. Though honestly I think the subject makes it for herself.
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 18, 2007 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like "best." It's more casual and a bit... 1,009 Views / 32 Replies  
I like "best." It's more casual and a bit friendlier than "sincerely" and it seems well-intentioned without trying too hard.

Best,

Max
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yours, Warmly, Best, Regards, All the... 1,009 Views / 32 Replies  
Yours,
Warmly,
Best,
Regards,
All the best,
Cheers,
See you soon,
Talk to you soon,
Take care,
Take it easy,
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, the entire first page is pictures of "some... 2,152 Views / 67 Replies  
Well, the entire first page is pictures of "some guy" and I didn't want people to shrug and click out immediately. :)
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 17, 2007 at 08:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same, except this backfired horribly, because... 1,228 Views / 43 Replies  
Same, except this backfired horribly, because whenever I went to friends' houses I would go on a sugar rampage and eat all the sugary cereals and candy in sight. I got a couple calls home about that...
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 17, 2007 at 03:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tony the Tiger... still my favorite cereal EVER! 1,228 Views / 43 Replies  
Tony the Tiger... still my favorite cereal EVER!
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 17, 2007 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Awesome! I was taking pics for the Columbia... 2,152 Views / 67 Replies  
Awesome! I was taking pics for the Columbia Spectator. One of the biggest things I miss about college was the press pass working for Spec! I got to go to some amazing things. :)
Posted by maxintosh, on Oct 17, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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