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If you are old, they have a senior plan for... 2,086 Views / 4 Replies  
If you are old, they have a senior plan for $29.99. I'm lucky in that I still have a plan I got back in 2003 .... 250 minutes with 5000 NW. No mobile to mobile or rollover minutes with that but I've...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iOS 4 on my shiny new iPhone 4. Multi-tasking is... 4,312 Views / 155 Replies  
iOS 4 on my shiny new iPhone 4. Multi-tasking is the only real disappointment for me. Everything you've run is in the multi-tasking switcher. Translation: after a little while I have quite a few...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 25, 2010 at 07:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just as a tip to Cold Warrior, if you know after... 16,955 Views / 677 Replies  
Just as a tip to Cold Warrior, if you know after a month or so that you like mobile me, it can be found much cheaper than Apple's $99 online. I got it one year for less than $60 but you can usually...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 20, 2010 at 07:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I guess someone could always get the last mac... 5,215 Views / 105 Replies  
I guess someone could always get the last mac mini as a refurb for a song pretty soon (not bad for a starter system). But, I guess the world has become more about mobility. Is the iPad the new...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 15, 2010 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's the one. Yes, it's up $100 but it looks... 5,215 Views / 105 Replies  
That's the one. Yes, it's up $100 but it looks to be worth it. For the Home Theater PC crowd (the ones who seemed to have breathed life back in to the mini of late) the $100 added expense will solve...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 15, 2010 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Same here. This thing has been phenomenal for... 16,955 Views / 677 Replies  
Same here. This thing has been phenomenal for nearly 3 years but its finally showing its age (battery is shot .. lasts 5 or 6 hours, part of the plastic at the speaker/mic is breaking away). The...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 8, 2010 at 10:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just for everyone's reference. This thing is .37... 16,955 Views / 677 Replies  
Just for everyone's reference. This thing is .37 in thick. An iPod touch is .33 in thick. It's understandable now why they made it more "squared off" and less tapered ... the g#dd#am thing is...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 7, 2010 at 10:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I still post on rare occasion if you look in the... 5,826 Views / 268 Replies  
I still post on rare occasion if you look in the last few months. What number would I weigh in at (joined Oct 1999) ? And Voodoo is right, the forums are wayyyy less active than before. For me its...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 6, 2010 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My first impression is that I'm in agreement. I... 1,236 Views / 22 Replies  
My first impression is that I'm in agreement. I got to play with an iPad just before closing of the local Apple Store on my way home last night. Great device, beautiful and unbelievably fast and...
Posted by Krusty, on Apr 4, 2010 at 10:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You know what makes me laugh is that 3 years... 19,776 Views / 912 Replies  
You know what makes me laugh is that 3 years after the iPhone introduction, other phones are just now finally starting to be reasonably comparable in user experience (Android 2.0 etc). Now that...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 26, 2010 at 09:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here's a thought. If it's the most important... 19,776 Views / 912 Replies  
Here's a thought. If it's the most important thing SJ has worked on, maybe this is the first perpetual energy device. Charged by a combination of solar power (like a calculator) and whatever...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, the iPhone is quite a revolution. So... 19,776 Views / 912 Replies  
Yeah, the iPhone is quite a revolution. So powerful and amazing what it can do in the palm of your hand and hard to believe that we didn't have this capability in the palms of our hands just few...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the response. This is sort of why I'm... 929 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the response. This is sort of why I'm asking. I have a couple ideas for what to do as far as hard drive in these things. Preferably, I'd replace the stock with an SSD at some point. I'm...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 16, 2010 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry, but I have to vote for something MUCH more... 19,776 Views / 912 Replies  
Sorry, but I have to vote for something MUCH more earth shattering than this. I think it will have all the things you mention (virtual keyboard, etc) but probably much, much more as well. Do you...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Late 2009 Mac Mini. Hard drives used in each model 929 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,
Just a general question. Can anyone who bought the late 2009 Mac Mini post what model hard drive shipped with their machine ?
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 8, 2010 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I love Everclear but their first album is... 563 Views / 17 Replies  
I love Everclear but their first album is actually "World of Noise" which was barely known ... "Sparkle and Fade" (with Heroin Girl, Santa Monica, etc) was their second but the first one that was...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 1, 2010 at 09:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple specials should actually be *more*... 1,295 Views / 7 Replies  
Apple specials should actually be *more* available online. Some Apple retail stores apparently don't do them. In past years, the lower end iMacs have been $100 off at Apple and more off for the...
Posted by Krusty, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the input. I wish that the local Apple... 914 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the input. I wish that the local Apple Store actually had the lowend iMac on the floor so I could get a more real world comparison with the Mac Mini that they did have out. But I agree...
Posted by Krusty, on Nov 1, 2009 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Please post specs on your new Mac Mini or iMac 914 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,
I'm looking to purchase either the $799 Mac Mini or the lowest-end iMac toward the end of this month (Black Friday maybe) and I'm trying to get a good idea what the performance...
Posted by Krusty, on Nov 1, 2009 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know this is slightly off topic but I didn't... 1,484 Views / 6 Replies  
I know this is slightly off topic but I didn't want to waste a new thread on it. The upper end standard config mac mini looks like a pretty sweet deal at $799. If you take the lower config and...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Watch the iMac video introduction at apple.com. ... 31,969 Views / 340 Replies  
Watch the iMac video introduction at apple.com. They explicitly state that LED backlights and IPS technology is used in the new iMac monitors.
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
No. The law in this state is not dependent on... 678 Views / 9 Replies  
No. The law in this state is not dependent on the amount of time, it is dependent on "holding yourself out to be married to the community" which I definitely don't do and there is nothing shared...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 15, 2009 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks, the state is SC. I'm not concerned that... 678 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks, the state is SC. I'm not concerned that they would sue me, but I've read a few conflicting things about disturbing the home of a minor which is why I didn't even really consider doing this...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 15, 2009 at 07:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Need advice from real estate lawyer or a referral to a good real estate legal forum 678 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi all,
Long time without posting but the MacNN forums have never let me down before. I have a living situation problem right now and I need to figure out the legal and proper way to handle it...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 15, 2009 at 01:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The only thing to wait for is the first weekend... 737 Views / 12 Replies  
The only thing to wait for is the first weekend of August ... It's a tax free weekend in a lot of states ;-)
Posted by Krusty, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Then you probably don't need to remove the sim. ... 489 Views / 3 Replies  
Then you probably don't need to remove the sim. But if it worries you, why not remove it. The purchaser will have to have their own sim anyway if they are going to use it as a phone. If they are...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 24, 2009 at 05:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Depending on the browser, look in that browser's... 451 Views / 4 Replies  
Depending on the browser, look in that browser's settings (preferences) and see where it is putting the downloads. Also, if you know the name of anything you have downloaded, just look for that in...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 24, 2009 at 05:35 PM, in Applications
Freeware and 5 star rated at Versiontracker. ... 2,968 Views / 7 Replies  
Freeware and 5 star rated at Versiontracker.

Pod to Mac - Free iPod, iPhone Music Transfer Software (http://www.podtomac.com/)
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 24, 2009 at 05:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Search is great. Cut/Copy/Paste is very nice and... 4,374 Views / 101 Replies  
Search is great. Cut/Copy/Paste is very nice and works everywhere (I can even copy the numbers in Calculator). Find my iPhone works as well as can be expected on an original iphone with no GPS. The...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 17, 2009 at 01:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Someone in an discussion thread on apple support... 1,680 Views / 35 Replies  
Someone in an discussion thread on apple support actually post links to the correct firmware for the original iphone and 3g. I've downloaded and installed the one for my original iPhone and just got...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 17, 2009 at 08:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just because people use them as... 336 Views / 3 Replies  
Just because people use them as desktop/workstations doesn't mean they are supposed to match every spec of one. They also don't support 3.5" hard drives. If people find them robust enough to use as a...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 11, 2009 at 06:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Unfortunately, a 700 plan is what you get with a... 4,089 Views / 5 Replies  
Unfortunately, a 700 plan is what you get with a "family plan". 450 is for an individual plan and you can't add a line to a 450 plan without converting it to a more expensive family plan (adding a...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I plan on the 32gb this time around to replace my... 37,509 Views / 20 Replies  
I plan on the 32gb this time around to replace my 1st gen 4gb iPhone. I've not had a problem with only having 4gb but I've known that 32gb is my sweet spot since the iPhone first came out. I have...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Honestly, you should bite anyway. Just like most... 5,731 Views / 107 Replies  
Honestly, you should bite anyway. Just like most things Apple, the sum of the iPhone is greater than it's parts or Its "on paper" specs. I'm still using a first gen iPhone and it's still, overall,...
Posted by Krusty, on Jun 8, 2009 at 02:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks! So you are actually paying $11.35 and... 551 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks! So you are actually paying $11.35 and $5.16 ($16.51 total) on what is $56.99 of phone services ---- so about 20% when all is said and done. If I could get away with something similar to that,...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 29, 2009 at 08:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. That's sort of what I'm being wary of. I... 551 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks. That's sort of what I'm being wary of. I went out of my way to ask about what the additional costs would be but I'm a little untrusting. Their "dry" DSL
service has been great ($5...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Odd question about ATT/bellsouth DSL/phone true cost 551 Views / 7 Replies  
OK. I have a strange question about the real bill you get from ATT in the former Bellsouth region (southeast US). I'm hoping someone has the exact bundle I'm hoping to get but am interested in...
Posted by Krusty, on Jan 28, 2009 at 11:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
as should the other two you left out: • A... 402 Views / 20 Replies  
as should the other two you left out:

• A strong defense while avoiding all undeclared wars

• No nation-building and no policing the world
Posted by Krusty, on Nov 12, 2008 at 11:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, on the one hand, the "arrest" in the Obama... 311 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, on the one hand, the "arrest" in the Obama incident the interim head of the University of Kentucky police. Universities typically do have a little heightened sensitivity to hate crimes and...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 31, 2008 at 12:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's what I'm saying. But, if you do that,... 2,567 Views / 121 Replies  
That's what I'm saying. But, if you do that, you've essentially just re-created Social Security with a little more choice, a little more risk, and a little more operational overhead . In other...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 27, 2008 at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow, that sounds totally like "Socialism". How... 2,567 Views / 121 Replies  
Wow, that sounds totally like "Socialism". How is forcing a 401k contribution substantively different that withholding FICA taxes as we currently do ? In fact, it's somewhat more socialist than SS...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 03:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This number is a little skewed and I wonder if... 2,567 Views / 121 Replies  
This number is a little skewed and I wonder if anyone has some real stats on it. For instance: There are a whole lot of teenagers and college age adults (16-22 or 23) that probably don't make...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Huh ?? ... 2,567 Views / 121 Replies  
Huh ??
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122497140074869661.html

Where are you getting 15% ? The 2 to 4% on incomes over $250k in not on top of the 13.44% that is currently only incomes below...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 02:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What a load of rubbish. As has been pointed out... 2,567 Views / 121 Replies  
What a load of rubbish. As has been pointed out numerous times:
250k is marginal threshold amount. You won't retroactively pay higher taxes on the first $250k, you'd simply pay 39.6% on the amount...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
These sorts of people aren't what we'd call poor.... 796 Views / 50 Replies  
These sorts of people aren't what we'd call poor. I'll quantify this for you: In 1960, the percentage of Americans on welfare was about 2%. After LBJ and his "Great Society", that number rushed to...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is a bit of a chicken-and-egg argument isn't... 796 Views / 50 Replies  
This is a bit of a chicken-and-egg argument isn't it. Is the market responding to the chances of an Obama presidency or are the Obama's presidential hopes rising as the market falls off a cliff ? ...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Point taken. That makes sense. 1,097 Views / 55 Replies  
Point taken. That makes sense.
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 09:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, I was making similar blanket statements to... 796 Views / 50 Replies  
No, I was making similar blanket statements to the ones implied by that cartoon. Fact is, there are plenty of poor people in this country -- a lot of them actually work hard their whole lives and...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 09:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's awesome. What they didn't show is that... 796 Views / 50 Replies  
That's awesome. What they didn't show is that those kids got their candy in the first place by a combination of inheriting some from their parents, collecting free "interest" on the candy they...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 26, 2008 at 08:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, that's a little odd for a burden of proof. ... 1,097 Views / 55 Replies  
Well, that's a little odd for a burden of proof. Can you lay out what makes McClellan a liberal ? Looking at his life, seems to have a lifelong association with the Republican party in some form...
Posted by Krusty, on Oct 25, 2008 at 08:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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