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Anyone who buys an iMac for games is a complaint... 13,121 Views / 34 Replies  
Anyone who buys an iMac for games is a complaint waiting to happen.
They just can't cope with anything remotely current in the games market.
Posted by Skeptik, on Mar 11, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think these iMacs would last longer if the... 13,121 Views / 34 Replies  
I think these iMacs would last longer if the parts inside them were more cutting edge. The graphics are not great and the buggy slow DVD writer barely passes modern muster. I also thought the modern...
Posted by Skeptik, on Mar 9, 2007 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Let's face it, Bush is a consumate bully. Anyone... 426 Views / 17 Replies  
Let's face it, Bush is a consumate bully. Anyone standing up to him is bound to be popular, even if he has flaws.
Posted by Skeptik, on Dec 3, 2006 at 02:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In all the reviews of graphics cards for PCs I... 30,477 Views / 25 Replies  
In all the reviews of graphics cards for PCs I researched when the Intel iMac was released, none had the 1600. I had to get hold of a year-old mag to see it was bottom of the pecking order with a...
Posted by Skeptik, on Dec 3, 2006 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
So once again Apple forces it's customers to pay... 30,477 Views / 25 Replies  
So once again Apple forces it's customers to pay the premium for their propriety card. How is it that they can offer this replaceable option on the 24" and not the more popular 20".

The graphics...
Posted by Skeptik, on Dec 3, 2006 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Saying "no it isn't" is not a valid argument pal!... 3,888 Views / 153 Replies  
Saying "no it isn't" is not a valid argument pal!

A Nazi flag being equated to an Israeli one is extremely offensive to those who live there. By extension, the large majority of Israelis are...
Posted by Skeptik, on Aug 7, 2006 at 09:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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Posted by Skeptik, on Aug 6, 2006 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think this one minute tracing charade is a bit... 4,684 Views / 24 Replies  
I think this one minute tracing charade is a bit like the 555 xxx xxx numbers on TV. We all know it's fake.
Posted by Skeptik, on Aug 6, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Judging by your extremely anti-Semitic signature,... 3,888 Views / 153 Replies  
Judging by your extremely anti-Semitic signature, can anyone take your views seriously.
Posted by Skeptik, on Aug 6, 2006 at 03:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Putin was right when he said Americans should... 337 Views / 8 Replies  
Putin was right when he said Americans should change their "cold war mentality".:brick: Russia is on its way to becoming rich and powerful again. Attitudes might have to change soon.
Posted by Skeptik, on Jul 24, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
He has dual nationality (French?) I believe. Now... 573 Views / 31 Replies  
He has dual nationality (French?) I believe. Now they are going to upset the Europeans at a time when they 'want' their cash handouts.
Posted by Skeptik, on Jun 27, 2006 at 02:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So after all this time Apple haven't been able or... 4,330 Views / 37 Replies  
So after all this time Apple haven't been able or willing to fix the 'whine' problem.
Phwah! :thumbsdow
Posted by Skeptik, on Jun 26, 2006 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Remember when Apple used to delete posts then... 873 Views / 11 Replies  
Remember when Apple used to delete posts then send a nasty email. Now they just ignore all posts! Which is worse?
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 17, 2006 at 03:54 AM, in Gaming
I reckon the difference in performance between... 2,832 Views / 36 Replies  
I reckon the difference in performance between old macs and new are keeping folks happy and a bit blind to any issues. They are just grateful for the boost rather than being critical ?
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 15, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
The propaganda war begins... 335 Views / 5 Replies  
The propaganda war begins...
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 15, 2006 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If Apple learns from experience then why did they... 612 Views / 6 Replies  
If Apple learns from experience then why did they put a 'known' dodgy superdrive in the new iMac? There are a lot of moans about slow write speed on their support forum.
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 13, 2006 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is the new one quieter or did you get a new... 789 Views / 13 Replies  
Is the new one quieter or did you get a new problem on the replacement one? Always a risk!
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 13, 2006 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK - So it is pot luck whether you get a good one... 2,832 Views / 36 Replies  
OK - So it is pot luck whether you get a good one or not!
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 13, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you visit Apple support discussions you will... 789 Views / 13 Replies  
If you visit Apple support discussions you will see the problems with the Matshita. Despite these posts there is no response from Apple!
Oh and did I mention the faulty hard drives? I'll let...
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 13, 2006 at 04:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A lot of folks are having trouble burning media... 2,832 Views / 36 Replies  
A lot of folks are having trouble burning media at any decent speeds with the superdrive. Apple seem to be ignoring complaints and the problem.
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 13, 2006 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
If he wanted to remain incognito why was he... 865 Views / 27 Replies  
If he wanted to remain incognito why was he giving a lecture in public & allowing someone to tape it?
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 12, 2006 at 06:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Probably as soon as Apple can find one that is as... 789 Views / 13 Replies  
Probably as soon as Apple can find one that is as cheap and nasty as the one in the Intel iMacs ;-)
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 12, 2006 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does it fix the broken help pages on Intel iMacs?... 8,854 Views / 185 Replies  
Does it fix the broken help pages on Intel iMacs? ... or even the dodgy mouse tracking, the bad superdrive write speed and the frequently crashing iMovie?
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 4, 2006 at 05:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Have Apple made an announcement about this... 789 Views / 12 Replies  
Have Apple made an announcement about this problem or have I missed something?
Posted by Skeptik, on Apr 3, 2006 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It doesn't sound like an afterthought to me. Was... 1,987 Views / 50 Replies  
It doesn't sound like an afterthought to me. Was someone keeping quiet about this until Apple sold their new Intel Macs?
Posted by Skeptik, on Mar 10, 2006 at 09:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Budster, I'm sure people are asking themselves... 15,759 Views / 98 Replies  
Budster, I'm sure people are asking themselves just which part of Apple you work for. Your comments are far too intense to come from just a fanboy.
All I can say to you is that Apple products are...
Posted by Skeptik, on Mar 10, 2006 at 09:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would say separate them. I'm tired of G5 people... 556 Views / 9 Replies  
I would say separate them. I'm tired of G5 people saying things work for them and they have the same OS number. The build actually running is different, the hardware is different so different issues...
Posted by Skeptik, on Mar 2, 2006 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Jumping/Blank MacHelp Problem -iMac 20" Dual Core 245 Views / 1 Replies  
Whenever I go into the Finder - > MacHelp, the box opens normally and I can get the help I need. BUT when I try and go into the "Work and Play..." part, the window jumps and jitters up and down so as...
Posted by Skeptik, on Feb 18, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Mac OS X
I read that the next version of MS Office will be... 673 Views / 12 Replies  
I read that the next version of MS Office will be for existing platforms and only the one thereafter will be for Intel Macs.

Is it a major project for them or are they just being slow?
Posted by Skeptik, on Feb 18, 2006 at 11:14 AM, in Applications
Using a Sony (AccuCORE) DVD-RW and it only was... 2,405 Views / 42 Replies  
Using a Sony (AccuCORE) DVD-RW and it only was able to burn at 2X using just the Apple normal drag&drop burner. It took quite a while and I only had a small folder.
Posted by Skeptik, on Feb 17, 2006 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
God Bless America! F*ck everyone else, right? 705 Views / 9 Replies  
God Bless America! F*ck everyone else, right?
Posted by Skeptik, on Feb 17, 2006 at 08:34 AM, in Applications
I wondered the same thing. When I first tried it... 391 Views / 6 Replies  
I wondered the same thing. When I first tried it a little black icon appeared on the top right of the screen. It never goes away. Anyone know how to get rid of the icon 'coz is wasn't there before...
Posted by Skeptik, on Feb 17, 2006 at 08:26 AM, in Applications
Sticky: What about MS Apps like "Test Drive for Office".... 28,900 Views / 40 Replies  
What about MS Apps like "Test Drive for Office". Where does it leave all the sneaky stuff that checks if you installed it before ??
Posted by Skeptik, on Feb 17, 2006 at 08:16 AM, in Applications
Is it USA only? 705 Views / 9 Replies  
Is it USA only?
Posted by Skeptik, on Feb 16, 2006 at 09:01 AM, in Applications
 
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