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I love the way it looks, but the price could be... 31,973 Views / 335 Replies  
I love the way it looks, but the price could be better. With the mini, you got more GB for your money. With that said, I think this is the coolest iPod yet.



I hope so. I really loved my...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Sep 7, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
NetNewsWire 2 Mail iCal iPhoto iTunes ... 1,487 Views / 26 Replies  
NetNewsWire 2
Mail
iCal
iPhoto
iTunes
Safari
iSync
MS Word

I'm an organization freak, so I love the apps that help me keep things in order.
Posted by velocitychannel, on May 13, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Mac OS X
I installed Tiger with an external Lacie FW DVD... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
I installed Tiger with an external Lacie FW DVD Burner on my iBook G3 800. Worked great. No problems at all.

I agree about the CD exchange thing. Apple was still selling Macs with just CD drives...
Posted by velocitychannel, on May 13, 2005 at 10:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Tiger comes with dozens of new desktop pictures,... 6,255 Views / 102 Replies  
Tiger comes with dozens of new desktop pictures, including new Aqua and graphite ones. The aqua and graphite don't look too much different from Panther, though.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 12, 2005 at 10:25 AM, in Mac OS X
It's up here at 3:30 PM and no sign of Tiger on... 28,307 Views / 372 Replies  
It's up here at 3:30 PM and no sign of Tiger on the site. Oh well, I never listen to rumors. That way I will never be disappointed.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 1, 2005 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: From your experience, which way can I get Tiger sooner? 1,074 Views / 17 Replies  
I really hope that Tiger isn't released on DVD only. My poor iBook only has a CD drive :(
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 1, 2005 at 12:54 PM, in Mac OS X
"Piles" in Longhorn... 495 Views / 1 Replies  
It seems with every new release of OSX there is talk of a feature called "Piles", which, I believe is a "stack" of documents groups together.

Piles Concept Rumor......
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 24, 2005 at 11:52 AM, in Mac OS X
I have to agree with this. I love OSX, but... 2,548 Views / 87 Replies  
I have to agree with this. I love OSX, but sometimes Aqua is just too distracting and flashy. OS9's (and those before it) UI was plain and subtle and stayed out of your way.

With that said,...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 22, 2005 at 04:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Seriously 2,794 Views / 46 Replies  
I've written 2 novels and dozens of articles and stories using Word. While it isn't perfect, nothing else has the features it has. Pages (choked on 500+ pages), Mellel(which I think sucks), Nisus...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Feb 16, 2005 at 01:51 PM, in Applications
Re: Delay when formatting text in word 442 Views / 5 Replies  
I noticed the delay on mine as well. Word 2004 is horribly slow. I work with manuscripts that are 300-500 pages and doing any reformatting is a test of patience and forget about scrolling from the...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Jan 28, 2005 at 12:05 PM, in Applications
Office 2004 will come with it's own serial... 381 Views / 3 Replies  
Office 2004 will come with it's own serial number. If you do the drag and drop install, it will prompt you for the s/n when you launch one of the Office apps for the first time.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Jan 28, 2005 at 11:49 AM, in Applications
This is true. Thanks for saying it. Personally,... 17,176 Views / 272 Replies  
This is true. Thanks for saying it. Personally, it is tiring reading posts from all these Armchair CEO's.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Aug 31, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: My 800 MHZ G3 IBook Logic Board Failed 635 Views / 6 Replies  
My iBook G3 800 just blew its second logic board this year. I sent it back to Apple after demanding a replacement iBook. I knew my chances were slim and they did say no. I'm sure this won't be the...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Aug 11, 2004 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Anybody have that Copland demo CD? 1,111 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a few copies of the Copland Demo CD, if anyone is still looking. I have a disk image that I can put up somewhere. Email me at bdepardo at gmail dot com if interested.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Jun 30, 2004 at 02:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: Microsoft Office 2004: Is it worth the Price of the Upgrade? 1,003 Views / 16 Replies  
I bought it last week and IMHO, it is light years better than the last version. The speed alone is worth the price.
Posted by velocitychannel, on May 24, 2004 at 10:01 AM, in Applications
Re: new ibook 800 - WOW! 1,320 Views / 8 Replies  
My girlfriend and I just bought one for each of us (and a new iPod) :D I've recently brought her over from the Dark Side. I actually bought mine a week or so before she got hers. She loved mine so...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Jun 9, 2003 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Now that is what I call an iceBook! ;) 3,196 Views / 68 Replies  
Now that is what I call an iceBook! ;)
Posted by velocitychannel, on Jun 2, 2003 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For me, Final Draft is the BBEdit of... 732 Views / 13 Replies  
For me, Final Draft is the BBEdit of screenwriting software. Not to mention, they supported OSX pretty early on, which was a check in my book. I've been using it since version 4 or something and I...
Posted by velocitychannel, on May 27, 2003 at 09:33 AM, in Applications
Amen. I hard a hard time deciding between the 12"... 1,475 Views / 9 Replies  
Amen. I hard a hard time deciding between the 12" and the 14". I am so glad I went with the 12". :D

Does anyone know what the ratio is between the number of 12" sold compared to 14"? I'd be...
Posted by velocitychannel, on May 26, 2003 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just bought a 12" last week and personally, I... 859 Views / 13 Replies  
I just bought a 12" last week and personally, I LOVE the size. I thought it would be hard using a 12" display, but it is completely worth it because I feel like I can carry this thing anywhere. It...
Posted by velocitychannel, on May 26, 2003 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Need help making website 836 Views / 24 Replies  
Strong Bad certainly is the man to ask about this stuff. Get all his tips here: http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail51.html ;)
Posted by velocitychannel, on Nov 20, 2002 at 11:00 PM, in Applications
Take your signature's advice. ;) Seriously,... 1,640 Views / 29 Replies  
Take your signature's advice. ;)

Seriously, if you are only running 32MB, stick with 8.6 unless there are apps that require 9 or later. Sometimes you can just get away with have the lastest...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Nov 18, 2002 at 03:05 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Jagged fonts in OS9 631 Views / 0 Replies  
I don't use many different fonts and rarely use Photoshop 6 and Fireworks 4, but I noticed that some of my fonts appeared very jagged in these programs. I have ATM installed (the latest version) and...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Nov 15, 2002 at 01:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I was hesitant to install 9.2.x after running 9.1... 1,640 Views / 29 Replies  
I was hesitant to install 9.2.x after running 9.1 with no problems on my TiBook 400. Especially after reading some of the horror stories here and on Apple's discussion boards. I've been running 9.2.2...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Nov 15, 2002 at 11:01 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I never thought I would say this... 1,512 Views / 24 Replies  
But I loaded OS 9 onto my iPod and booted into it for the first time a few days ago and the speed is unreal. I have been using X exclusively for over a year and recently upgraded to Jag. Even on my...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Nov 9, 2002 at 08:34 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have. It started a few days ago and I kept... 499 Views / 5 Replies  
I have. It started a few days ago and I kept checking to see if my head phones were plugged in or is the sound was on mute. This stinks because sometimes that is the only thing to remind me to check...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Sep 16, 2002 at 05:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Jaguar party at your local Apple Store, 8/23 10:20pm 2,066 Views / 54 Replies  
Anyone else going to Tyson's Corner?? :confused:
Posted by velocitychannel, on Aug 22, 2002 at 01:19 PM, in Mac OS X
*raises hand* I'm an idiot too. 2 hours! 2... 1,528 Views / 43 Replies  
*raises hand* I'm an idiot too. 2 hours! 2 HOURS!! I suck. :hmm:
Posted by velocitychannel, on Aug 8, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The text of my Apple eNews says that: "visit... 875 Views / 10 Replies  
The text of my Apple eNews says that:

"visit the iPod site later today and download the iPod Software 1.2 Updater."

Today!! Today!! Which probably means after 5pm EDT.


:D :D :D
Posted by velocitychannel, on Aug 8, 2002 at 03:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was hoping Apple was going to do something... 10,105 Views / 166 Replies  
I was hoping Apple was going to do something about the price of Jagwire, but this is a bit extreme ;)
Posted by velocitychannel, on Aug 5, 2002 at 03:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Hot damn! Thanks! :D 1,206 Views / 11 Replies  
Hot damn! Thanks! :D
Posted by velocitychannel, on Aug 2, 2002 at 11:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Internet Explorer is another one. But I really... 629 Views / 7 Replies  
Internet Explorer is another one. But I really thought is anyone could do a GOOD Carbon port, it would have been Apple.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 6, 2002 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
Man, I don't know how you work on 700+ novels in... 629 Views / 7 Replies  
Man, I don't know how you work on 700+ novels in Appleworks. How do you manage and get around a document that size in AppleWorks?? I have to give you credit though. ;)

I have been using Word...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 4, 2002 at 10:01 PM, in Applications
I don't see much of a difference in speed. ... 1,062 Views / 44 Replies  
I don't see much of a difference in speed. :confused: I do noticed some changes to the interface. But that is about it.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 4, 2002 at 07:47 PM, in Applications
I suggest you move it to the trash ;) ... 383 Views / 3 Replies  
I suggest you move it to the trash ;)

Just teasing!!
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 4, 2002 at 07:35 PM, in Applications
I definitely could not replace Office with... 629 Views / 7 Replies  
I definitely could not replace Office with anything, unfortunately. AppleWorks is just not powerful enough and isn't designed to handle manuscripts that are 500 + pages. Not gracefully anyway.

I...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 4, 2002 at 07:34 PM, in Applications
Man, that is cool! But I would never have the... 719 Views / 11 Replies  
Man, that is cool! But I would never have the balls to do that to mine. Haha. I would be too afraid I would break it.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 4, 2002 at 07:24 PM, in Hardware Hacking
As far as free email apps, Mail is the best one... 574 Views / 13 Replies  
As far as free email apps, Mail is the best one by far. But I don't use it. I have been using Entourage for a long time and I am just used to it. But if I didn't have it and wanted a free one, it...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 3, 2002 at 11:28 AM, in Applications
I used to use version 1 of Sherlock all the time.... 410 Views / 3 Replies  
I used to use version 1 of Sherlock all the time. Then when they came out with version 2 and that god awful interface I trashed it. I don't think I ever used the OSX version. In fact, it was the...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Apr 3, 2002 at 11:23 AM, in Applications
It is the name of my old website. Velocity... 1,336 Views / 51 Replies  
It is the name of my old website.

Velocity Channel (www.velocitychannel.com)
1995 - 2002

*sniff* Excuse me. I need a tissue.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 31, 2002 at 10:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pfft. This is easy. Reading Apple sales... 497 Views / 41 Replies  
Pfft. This is easy.

Reading Apple sales literature on the toliet. I mean, doesn't everyone? ;)
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 31, 2002 at 10:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Man, there goes cheap RAM...errrr...I mean...my... 430 Views / 6 Replies  
Man, there goes cheap RAM...errrr...I mean...my new iMac better have shipped already...errrr...ummm...I mean...I hope everyone is okay.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 31, 2002 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I say the same thing where ever I am asked this... 461 Views / 26 Replies  
I say the same thing where ever I am asked this question:

Chicks dig PowerBooks :D

Carry on.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 31, 2002 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This may help sway you more toward a Mac: ... 432 Views / 26 Replies  
This may help sway you more toward a Mac:

Chicks dig Powerbooks! :D

That is all. Carry on.
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 31, 2002 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My TiBook does the same thing. Any screensaver... 357 Views / 7 Replies  
My TiBook does the same thing. Any screensaver locks it up, every time. I just stopped using one, but I would sure like to know how to fix it :(
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 31, 2002 at 09:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Hey Greg, I used to have the exact same... 376 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey Greg,

I used to have the exact same system, but sold it last year when I bought my TiBook. I sold it on eBay and got $750 for it, but that was last year.

Does it include the original...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 29, 2002 at 12:39 PM, in Marketplace
I third that. Errr...something like that. :p 526 Views / 13 Replies  
I third that. Errr...something like that. :p
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 29, 2002 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have had this problem for ages. I reset my... 335 Views / 2 Replies  
I have had this problem for ages. I reset my window view prefs and as soon as I reboot or log out, they go back to being wrong. Then I have to command-J but it never seems to stick. I've submitted...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 29, 2002 at 12:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Case in point. I have 3 servers here at work. 1... 1,447 Views / 135 Replies  
Case in point. I have 3 servers here at work. 1 Unix, 1 Netware and 1 Win2000.

Unix server - Uptime: 1 year 5 months.

Netware Server - Uptime: 1 year 2 months.

Win2000 Server - Uptime: 5...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 29, 2002 at 12:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I haven't been to a MW since they stopped having... 366 Views / 12 Replies  
I haven't been to a MW since they stopped having it in Boston. Why they moved it to NY is beyond me. Boston was much easier to get to.

Not to mention Boston is only 40 minutes from me ;)

I had...
Posted by velocitychannel, on Mar 29, 2002 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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