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iPhone Text Message and Voicemail sounds 947 Views / 3 Replies  
Can anyone explain/guess why Apple is still only allowing certain sounds for text and voicemail notifications? Every other phone on the market lets you customize to your heart's content. iPhone users...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 21, 2010 at 05:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Setting the gamma from 1.8 to 2.0 helps a lot for... 5,953 Views / 19 Replies  
Setting the gamma from 1.8 to 2.0 helps a lot for color depth on my display. Beyond that it's still the "Color LCD" profile. My only complaint is that the brightness adjustment curve is much rougher...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Feb 15, 2009 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've killed a patch of my neighbor's grass after... 1,424 Views / 53 Replies  
I've killed a patch of my neighbor's grass after being dropped off at 4 am. I was holding it in the whole ride home (worst feeling) and practically fell out of the car and spewed on the edge of his...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Nov 18, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Tag: SgtTroo Most played games: Halo 3 ... 8,482 Views / 75 Replies  
Tag: SgtTroo

Most played games: Halo 3
(happens to be the only one I own right now)
Posted by UNTeMac, on Oct 7, 2007 at 12:39 PM, in Gaming
As a pretty happy Sprint (CDMA) user, all this... 1,860 Views / 16 Replies  
As a pretty happy Sprint (CDMA) user, all this talk makes me want to switch when my contract is up. I just wonder why Apple wouldn't want to take advantage of the faster data transfers offered by...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Sep 12, 2007 at 07:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone CDMA? 1,860 Views / 16 Replies  
How long do you think it'll be until we see a CDMA capable iPhone? I've heard the AT&T contract is five years which is an eternity technology-wise.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Sep 11, 2007 at 03:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unfortunately, no Mac is made very well for... 638 Views / 5 Replies  
Unfortunately, no Mac is made very well for games. Apple uses bottom-end video cards in all their machines. Don't plan on your macbook being much of a gaming machine unless you spring for the 256...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Sep 1, 2007 at 10:12 PM, in Gaming
Are you sure it's not still where it's supposed... 376 Views / 5 Replies  
Are you sure it's not still where it's supposed to be? Most of the time, you can't move that folder.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 27, 2007 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have mine and it still works just fine. I... 514 Views / 16 Replies  
I have mine and it still works just fine. I would recommend upgrading the RAM to the full 1 GB if you plan on running Leopard.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 27, 2007 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds like your hard drive is dying. Back up... 596 Views / 1 Replies  
Sounds like your hard drive is dying. Back up your data and take it to an Apple store ASAP.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 17, 2007 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Buying an Xbox 360 296 Views / 12 Replies  
So the new Core systems have just been released at $279. It is worth the price cut or should I spring for the next one up at $349? (or *gasp...the Elite at 449?)

I could save a little and pick...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 14, 2007 at 05:21 AM, in Gaming
Why does Apple SAY they're getting into games... 12,748 Views / 170 Replies  
Why does Apple SAY they're getting into games again and then release their flagship desktop with a cheap ass video card??

Also, what does HD support even mean? A computer's display already HD, no?
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 7, 2007 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll need to use that keyboard in the store... 15,522 Views / 302 Replies  
I'll need to use that keyboard in the store before I chuck my old white one.

As for the design, I knew it would have an iPhone inspiration. I just with they'd gone with the chrome around the...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 7, 2007 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe one of the 24 hour news outlets will cut to... 12,748 Views / 170 Replies  
Maybe one of the 24 hour news outlets will cut to it since the iPhone got so much coverage.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 7, 2007 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anybody know if they'll stream it somewhere? 12,748 Views / 170 Replies  
Anybody know if they'll stream it somewhere?
Posted by UNTeMac, on Aug 7, 2007 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
My girlfriend had her MacBook pro less than 24... 383 Views / 6 Replies  
My girlfriend had her MacBook pro less than 24 hours before a major scratch appeared on the bottom.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 31, 2007 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you read other posts by the OP, you'd lend... 12,748 Views / 170 Replies  
If you read other posts by the OP, you'd lend even less weight.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 31, 2007 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Go away child 12,748 Views / 170 Replies  
Go away child
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 30, 2007 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is the sarcasm necessary? I don't think so. 838 Views / 22 Replies  
Is the sarcasm necessary? I don't think so.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 24, 2007 at 11:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Reread your contract with that company carefully.... 292 Views / 5 Replies  
Reread your contract with that company carefully. Most companies will not risk violating the FCRA if they are legitimate. They probably informed you in the agreement that you signed that they may...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 23, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why is it that people jump all over someone for... 31,838 Views / 112 Replies  
Why is it that people jump all over someone for posting a new thread on a topic that's already been covered and other people jump on someone for bringing up an old thread with new information?
...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 11, 2007 at 07:23 PM, in Mac OS X
HD is nice but I don't think it's widespread... 427 Views / 13 Replies  
HD is nice but I don't think it's widespread enough to justify it just yet. The best HDTV experience is still in DVD movies. Wait a year and see what kind of channel selection you can get.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 7, 2007 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Given the enormous profit Apple makes on these... 37,133 Views / 39 Replies  
Given the enormous profit Apple makes on these things ($250+), I'm not surprised at their generosity early on. The iMac was the new beginning in the 90's for Apple and the iPhone works the same way...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jul 5, 2007 at 01:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Local arson statement at my college hangout 338 Views / 1 Replies  
Denton officials investigate Fry Street arson | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Latest News...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 29, 2007 at 04:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe not exactly like the iPhone, but a nice... 23,526 Views / 334 Replies  
Maybe not exactly like the iPhone, but a nice combination of chrome and shiny black would be a nice dynamic change from the white we're all used to. I think we can expect the newer iPods to follow...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 26, 2007 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
That would be beautiful! ... 23,526 Views / 334 Replies  
That would be beautiful!
http://images.apple.com/iphone/gallery/images/gallery1_20070621.png
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 25, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://static.flickr.com/87/279927592_977fb83d0c_o... 649 Views / 10 Replies  
http://static.flickr.com/87/279927592_977fb83d0c_o.jpg

Closeup...:eek:
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 21, 2007 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That was going to be my use. Also, movie storage... 876 Views / 15 Replies  
That was going to be my use. Also, movie storage but mostly backup.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 19, 2007 at 01:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WD MyBook external hard drive, good choice? 876 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm shopping for external hard drives as a backup and have settled on the Western Digital Mybook with USB and Firewire. Anyone have any good/bad experiences with this drive? Thanks.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 18, 2007 at 08:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Whenever you're looking at a cheap plasma TV,... 615 Views / 11 Replies  
Whenever you're looking at a cheap plasma TV, make sure the native resolution is more than 1024x768. That's the older (cheaper) technology. Most modern plasmas can do full 720p HD.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 17, 2007 at 03:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That may not be far from happening. People like... 1,808 Views / 81 Replies  
That may not be far from happening. People like her can't handle anything outside of their own little comfort zones.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 8, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
By your sig I'd say there's a reason you're the... 2,829 Views / 97 Replies  
By your sig I'd say there's a reason you're the first and only person to see my sig that way:)
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 7, 2007 at 03:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nearly all the women my age that I know (20's)... 2,829 Views / 97 Replies  
Nearly all the women my age that I know (20's) prefer thongs over just about any other type. They say it's more comfortable and makes them feel a little sexier than usual plus the original intention...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 6, 2007 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those that say everyone should carry one so we... 2,146 Views / 94 Replies  
Those that say everyone should carry one so we can stop people like Cho from mass murder...I tend to think the steady drumbeat of anger/revenge/accidental/child/criminal killings would far surpass...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Jun 3, 2007 at 03:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
10.5 won't come out until late Summer or early... 598 Views / 3 Replies  
10.5 won't come out until late Summer or early Fall this year. You may be stuck with this until then.

As a general tip, make sure you have automatic updating turned on in your System Preferences....
Posted by UNTeMac, on May 16, 2007 at 08:26 AM, in Networking
Hiring for jobs that are worth having is usually... 710 Views / 6 Replies  
Hiring for jobs that are worth having is usually very personal. If they like you and think you have passion for what you'd be hired to do, then that's a huge plus and does more than your resume can...
Posted by UNTeMac, on May 6, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This update broke Quicktime in Vista for... 534 Views / 9 Replies  
This update broke Quicktime in Vista for me...including iTunes :hmm:
Posted by UNTeMac, on May 3, 2007 at 10:05 AM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: First Name: Rob Nickname: True, Bob, cold... 75,347 Views / 526 Replies  
First Name: Rob
Nickname: True, Bob, cold bastard
MacNN Handle(s): UNTeMac
Gaming Handle: Myrmidon or Thundercock
Age: 26
Profession: Customer care manager, freelance musician, music teacher...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 26, 2007 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I have to point this out as one of the most... 10,050 Views / 558 Replies  
I have to point this out as one of the most idiotic oversimplifications I've ever read. That is all.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 16, 2007 at 08:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Have you read snopes.com in awhile? We Americans... 904 Views / 41 Replies  
Have you read snopes.com in awhile? We Americans are just as gullible.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 16, 2007 at 08:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I want to know what the hell the police were... 10,050 Views / 558 Replies  
I want to know what the hell the police were doing while the guy ran around Norris hall shooting people FOR THIRTY MINUTES! That is unconscionable. Response time on my campus was usually around a...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 16, 2007 at 08:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's still a mindset thing. Congrats on the job... 918 Views / 22 Replies  
It's still a mindset thing. Congrats on the job but there are a lot of factors so why take the risk?





Note the word "usually."
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 16, 2007 at 12:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Make sure that when they call, you've showered,... 918 Views / 22 Replies  
Make sure that when they call, you've showered, dressed, gotten ready for the day etc. Also, don't do the interview on the couch or your bed. Sit at your desk or stand. Make sure you've had plenty...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 15, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I doubt you'll get much help here. Take it to an... 569 Views / 8 Replies  
I doubt you'll get much help here. Take it to an Apple Store.
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 10, 2007 at 05:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Of course it's in Redmond ;) 1,767 Views / 11 Replies  
Of course it's in Redmond ;)
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 10, 2007 at 05:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Owww...my eyes! On topic...so is a CRT HDTV... 1,340 Views / 41 Replies  
Owww...my eyes!

On topic...so is a CRT HDTV a better stopgap for now until HD content becomes more widespread in the next 5 years? It costs less per inch and makes SD look better than an LCD from...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 10, 2007 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Read my post carefully and also the rest of the... 5,641 Views / 78 Replies  
Read my post carefully and also the rest of the thread. I'm not saying people shouldn't buy the best tools for the work they do. I know serious graphics work is very demanding hardware-wise. My...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 4, 2007 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not obtuse. I'm well aware we all buy things... 5,641 Views / 78 Replies  
I'm not obtuse. I'm well aware we all buy things we don't actually NEED every day but what I don't understand is extravagance for extravagance's sake. How can you enjoy something that you don't...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 2, 2007 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
<opinion on someone else's money> Am I the... 5,641 Views / 78 Replies  
<opinion on someone else's money>

Am I the only one who thinks it's dumb (and selfish) to spend ridiculous amounts of money on crap you won't even use?

If you're only doing basic web browsing,...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Apr 2, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
2008?! 2008????! I want to know at what... 223,828 Views / 4,986 Replies  
2008?! 2008????!

I want to know at what point in Earth history are the humans finally going to arrive if that's where the music is coming from. If the music is directly from Earth...that's an...
Posted by UNTeMac, on Mar 26, 2007 at 12:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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