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Want to game on a MBP: Can they handle it? 822 Views / 2 Replies  
I want to run Boot Camp and play Star Wars:The Old Republic. I'm either going to get a MBP or a PC laptop. I would prefer a MBP, but I want to make sure the current models can handle graphics...
Posted by NateEssex, on Dec 25, 2011 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So, for all the people only using a sleeve or... 2,522 Views / 15 Replies  
So, for all the people only using a sleeve or case, if you're going to be out for the day you will carry it in your hand/on your arm for hours on end? You won't want a bag of some sort?
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How do you carry your iPad around? Man-purse? 2,522 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm wondering how you, mostly men, carry your iPad around? Have you found a sling bag? I'm not fond of the man-purse, so I'm trying to figure out what I would use to carry it.

Thanks for any...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, if money was no issue, I would buy them all... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
Well, if money was no issue, I would buy them all and be out about $2800 + $829 + $300. So, I guess it's the money. Now that I think it out, I may just wait till Christmas for the MBP and consider...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 20, 2010 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a PS3, but I need a PC or just Windows to... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
I have a PS3, but I need a PC or just Windows to play the MMORPGs, which you can't play on those gaming systems.

I would not get an iPad and give up my old MBP. I use it for iPhoto, iMovie, IDVD,...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 20, 2010 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Now the new iPhone HD 4G, or whatever it will be... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
Now the new iPhone HD 4G, or whatever it will be called, get's outed and look pretty nice...

I did get my Apple iPad case and iPad dock/keyboard(which I think I'm going to exchange for the BT one...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 20, 2010 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, & put signs inside your windows!!! 11,017 Views / 335 Replies  
Yes, & put signs inside your windows!!!
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 20, 2010 at 09:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Tell me more about document creation and editing.... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
Tell me more about document creation and editing. I have heard that once you send an ipad doc, it doesn't allow you to get it back to Word. Can you access online/local Word Docs? Excel docs?
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 20, 2010 at 07:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iPad or alleged iPhone HD 4G? 792 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, that Gizmodo video had me drooling for a minute. Front facing camera!? iChat maybe?! Slick design, etc....

That and the release of the new MBPs makes one wonder where they will find a bank...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 19, 2010 at 06:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is the 13" able to play the newer games, or will... 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
Is the 13" able to play the newer games, or will the 15" be necessary? It would be nice to have more portability.
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 18, 2010 at 08:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you could only get 1, MBP or iPad? 1,041 Views / 28 Replies  
Hi,
I still have a 15" 2.33 C2D MBP, before the unibody design (ATI X1600). I have skipped the last few upgrades and this most recent update has tempted me. I do like online gaming, so the better...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 17, 2010 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would love to hear if the video card can handle... 5,568 Views / 104 Replies  
I would love to hear if the video card can handle graphics intensive games, ideally MMORPGs ;)
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 14, 2010 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1.8x faster than super slow... 2,493 Views / 22 Replies  
Yeah, my fear is that 1.8 times faster than super slow may still be too slow. Anyone see have any first hand results with demanding MMORPGs or RPGs?
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 14, 2010 at 08:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So will the 13" with a M320 be able to put up... 6,604 Views / 128 Replies  
So will the 13" with a M320 be able to put up good frame rates? Has anyone bought one yet that could share their 1st hand experience?
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 14, 2010 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New MBP video cards--can I get away with the M320? 1,922 Views / 7 Replies  
I have been holding out for a new MBP. I like to play MMORPGs and want to know if the 13" M320 is good for current games. If not, how good is the 15" GeForce GT 330M? I would prefer the 13" for...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 13, 2010 at 05:09 PM, in Gaming
Dungeons & Dragons online, Aion, anything good... 2,493 Views / 22 Replies  
Dungeons & Dragons online, Aion, anything good coming out.
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New MBP-- is video card in 13" powerful enough for gaming?? 2,493 Views / 22 Replies  
Here is what we have & I want to play MMORPGs I Bootcamp. So is the 320 M powerful enough, or go for the 15"?
13" MacBook Pro
- $1199: 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo, NVIDIA GeForce 320M, 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is that Wifi or the wifi+3G iPad? 1,127 Views / 7 Replies  
Is that Wifi or the wifi+3G iPad?
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 10, 2010 at 07:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Easiest way to play Wizard 101? 1,117 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,
What is the easiest way to play Wizard 101 on my MBP? I don't have Bootcamp set up and I was hoping not to eat up a lot of hard drive space doing so. Is there a virtualization option that...
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 5, 2010 at 03:57 PM, in Gaming
I think definitely 3G for when you're away from... 12,463 Views / 21 Replies  
I think definitely 3G for when you're away from Wifi, which could be often. I also will go for one of the larger sizes, as the video for a larger screen, as compared to the iPhone, will require...
Posted by NateEssex, on Feb 3, 2010 at 09:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Need wireless network adapter for eMac running 10.4 1,031 Views / 1 Replies  
I need a wireless network adapter for eMac running 10.4. Any suggestions?

I found:
Newegg.com - Rosewill RNX-EasyN1 IEEE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wireless-N 4.0 Dongle (1T1R) Up to 150Mbps Data Rates...
Posted by NateEssex, on Oct 31, 2009 at 08:00 PM, in Networking
I was just looking to save some cash... 848 Views / 6 Replies  
I was just looking to save some cash <blush>...
Posted by NateEssex, on Oct 25, 2009 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacMini for sister--Can I still get the older version? 848 Views / 6 Replies  
I am considering buying a MacMini for my sister, but am thinking of the older model. Are they available anywhere new? Is it worth the $100 or more/less?

Thanks!
Posted by NateEssex, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
I used the new account setup and selected... 1,404 Views / 2 Replies  
I used the new account setup and selected Exchange, and put in the server info. On the Mac side with Mail, you would think everything is perfect the way it functions. I just need to keep stuff on...
Posted by NateEssex, on Sep 17, 2009 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
Snow Leopard, Mail & Exchange 2007 1,404 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm using Snow Leopard, Apple Mail and work has an Exchange 2007 email server. When I get emails on my MBP in Mail, they disappear from the server when I use my PC at work or log in via webmail. ...
Posted by NateEssex, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:25 PM, in Applications
Okay, I guess what I mean to ask is: How good... 848 Views / 4 Replies  
Okay, I guess what I mean to ask is:
How good is the play quality with the new laptops? I have a RadeonX1600, which is decent but not "good". Does the MBP give a "top-of-the-line" laptop...
Posted by NateEssex, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:36 PM, in Gaming
Worth upgrading to new 15"MBP for gaming, like WAR and Aion? 848 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all!
I have a MBP 2,2 with 2.33Ghz, with RadeonX1600 256 MB video card.

I like online gaming and play WoW, WAR and am considering Aion.

Are the new MBP's with dual video cards worth the...
Posted by NateEssex, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:17 PM, in Gaming
BluRay Updates in SL? 312 Views / 0 Replies  
Are there any updates to use/deal with BluRay DVDs in SL? Playing or burning?

Thanks!
Posted by NateEssex, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:23 AM, in macOS
WoW--worth a trip back? 524 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,
I haven't played WoW in over a year with the exception of 2 days with the free 10 day trial of Litch King, which I didn't enjoy.

Anything new or fun going on? I played WAR for a number of...
Posted by NateEssex, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:58 PM, in Gaming
Iphone switch-aroo? 18,865 Views / 52 Replies  
Why not just go in, let them activate your new 3GS on your wife's account. I'm in almost the same situation. Then go home, switch the Sims. The next day, deactivate the data plan on the wife's...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 14, 2009 at 06:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I bought the Dark Knight & Want to get it to my iPhone 3,242 Views / 16 Replies  
I bought the Dark Knight & Want to get it to my iPhone. I usually use MTR and then Handbrake, but MTR couldn't do it. So, I found RipIT, which worked. However, Handbrake crashes every time I try...
Posted by NateEssex, on Dec 13, 2008 at 08:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyone think Warhammer would be fine??? That... 553 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone think Warhammer would be fine??? That game is awesome!
Posted by NateEssex, on Oct 16, 2008 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Macbook Graphics Card--Online Gaming Possible now? 553 Views / 2 Replies  
Is anyone familiar with the new Macbook video card to know if it would support the online games like Warcraft or WARHammer Online?

Thanks!
Posted by NateEssex, on Oct 15, 2008 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Exchange Contacts? 4,097 Views / 45 Replies  
That seems to make sense, but what about contacts? Two sets--MobileMe & Exchange?
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 27, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
MobileMe & Exchange on the same iPhone 3G? 7,187 Views / 22 Replies  
I'll go along with that...I really, really hope that we can access an Exchange server. Many people at work do it with their personally owned Blackberries.

I'm just trying to figure out if you...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 27, 2008 at 06:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That totally sucks :( if that is indeed the... 7,187 Views / 22 Replies  
That totally sucks :( if that is indeed the case. To go from $20-->$45 is a jump...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 22, 2008 at 04:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ditto...and, what if it's a battery hog and I... 1,015 Views / 10 Replies  
Ditto...and, what if it's a battery hog and I want my original iPhone back?
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 22, 2008 at 04:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So, any ideas how you could have a husband and... 4,097 Views / 45 Replies  
So, any ideas how you could have a husband and wife utilize the MobileMe to push calendar events to each user?

I'm hoping the desire for all that iCal group invite functionality doesn't get lost...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 22, 2008 at 04:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I went to the Apple Store last night and they... 4,097 Views / 45 Replies  
I went to the Apple Store last night and they didn't have any information. They "thought" that I would have to make my wife an "administrator" to add events to my calendar.

So, would that make...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 22, 2008 at 11:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Does anyone know if you will be able to have 1... 4,097 Views / 45 Replies  
Does anyone know if you will be able to have 1 account set up for MobileMe (I already have a .Mac account) and a 2nd work account using Exchange? My work doesn't have any proprietary applications...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 21, 2008 at 08:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
When do you think we will know for sure? ... 7,187 Views / 22 Replies  
When do you think we will know for sure?

Will we have the wipe capability without the $45 service? If I have settings configured for an Exchange Server, you would think I would have the option,...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 15, 2008 at 05:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Which data plan do you envision yourself getting? 679 Views / 8 Replies  
Which data plan do you envision yourself getting?
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 11, 2008 at 06:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I REALLY hope that is the case... :hmm: 7,187 Views / 22 Replies  
I REALLY hope that is the case... :hmm:
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 11, 2008 at 06:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I could see people paying $5 for a copy/paste app... 1,507 Views / 27 Replies  
I could see people paying $5 for a copy/paste app at the App Store.
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 10, 2008 at 10:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Enterprise Data Plan($45) vs. Personal Data ($30) question 7,187 Views / 22 Replies  
If I want to access my work Exchange Mail server with push calendar events and email, do I have to get the Enterprise Data Plan($45) ? Or can I do this with the Personal Data ($30) plan?

I...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jun 10, 2008 at 10:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So, has anyone or do you know anyone that has... 4,841 Views / 182 Replies  
So, has anyone or do you know anyone that has purchased a Psystar computer? I'm very curious.
Posted by NateEssex, on Apr 16, 2008 at 06:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
which online backup sites? 644 Views / 6 Replies  
Would you mind sharing some of the "trusted" online backup solutions? I would prefer to select what data gets backed up as opposed to having Mozy do it in the background, not really being sure what...
Posted by NateEssex, on Feb 17, 2008 at 09:10 PM, in Networking
It's not my network. It's my work's network. I... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
It's not my network. It's my work's network. I can't reset the password. I would have to wait until the Network Admin made time to re-enter the password. :(
Posted by NateEssex, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:17 AM, in macOS
Can I find out the password? A problem with keychain... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
I had my Network Admin key in a WiFi password for my work network. Is there any way to decode the password and see what was entered?

I've tried the Keychain app, but when I unlock the encryption,...
Posted by NateEssex, on Jan 15, 2008 at 11:56 PM, in macOS
Yup, yup 510 Views / 6 Replies  
Wow...it's been four hours, but now the button is there! It's like the iPhoto fairy came down while I was napping and sprinkled my iPHone with Apple dust.

Thanks!
Posted by NateEssex, on Aug 15, 2007 at 06:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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