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iPad -- Bluetooth Keyboards/Writing 486 Views / 0 Replies  
For iPad uses -- which bluetooth keyboard do you think is best to use with the iPad in terms of quality/size. Apple keyboards are good -- but I've seen some good folding ones out there.

I'm a...
Posted by Mallrat, on Apr 23, 2010 at 01:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Funny Twitter Page 427 Views / 1 Replies  
My friend just started this. Idea being these are the words to the greeting cards you don't find on the shelf, but wish you could. Its R rated.

Kaplan (negativecards) on Twitter...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 11, 2009 at 02:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Still looking... anyone got recommendations for... 862 Views / 2 Replies  
Still looking... anyone got recommendations for good speakers for my setup?

The old ones just aren't doing their job.
Posted by Mallrat, on Mar 5, 2009 at 01:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iWork '09 Trial -- Pages 511 Views / 1 Replies  
First, it says this is fully functioning, yet i swear Pages I can't get stuff to light up to select. It's gray under the drop down menus.

I'm trying to make the background of a page a color other...
Posted by Mallrat, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:14 AM, in Applications
Installing Mac OS X on PC 908 Views / 6 Replies  
Has anyone had success installing OS X on a PC laptop? I just think it would be the best of both words. I search for threads via google, and I find info, but don't know how hard it really is... does...
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 2, 2008 at 03:56 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm was curious what everyone thought overall,... 487 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm was curious what everyone thought overall, but since I do have an iMac desktop pretty much just need a laptop for writing.

I used to own the 1400c and love the keyboard, although that computer...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 30, 2008 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Best Mac Notebook For A Writer 487 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm looking for opinions on which laptop is best for the writer on the go in NYC.

I write screenplays. As every New Yorker knows, there are plenty of Starbucks on every corner and other locals...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 30, 2008 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iMac g4: signs starting to die? 457 Views / 4 Replies  
One day my keyboard wouldn't work... moved it to other USB port, fine. So I test a few things and it seems that USB port is dead.

The Superdrive barely reads any DVD-Rs... burns fine. Plays...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 1, 2008 at 02:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm a writer and been waiting for something like... 8,297 Views / 101 Replies  
I'm a writer and been waiting for something like this.

cheap. light. and easy to type on.

Obviously I assume it's not as nice as a full keyboard, but seems much bigger than most of those other...
Posted by Mallrat, on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hi. i have no idea what you said. 862 Views / 2 Replies  
hi. i have no idea what you said.
Posted by Mallrat, on Aug 21, 2008 at 11:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm looking too.... I like the current keyboard... 678 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm looking too.... I like the current keyboard I'm using (the last Mac One) but it is getting pretty old/sticky from years of use.... anyway ---

What about Matias?
...
Posted by Mallrat, on Aug 19, 2008 at 08:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New Speakers For iMac G4 1.25 862 Views / 2 Replies  
My speakers are starting to go on my 4 year old iMac G4 1.25/20inch screen... the last one they made before they revised them. Anyway, the speakers all those little balls as you know that plug into a...
Posted by Mallrat, on Aug 19, 2008 at 08:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well sometimes for reasons I can't figure out it... 1,545 Views / 18 Replies  
Well sometimes for reasons I can't figure out it says I have a slow internet connection and a red bar of death says it's going to make adjustments because of it and I've seen it say estimated time to...
Posted by Mallrat, on Jun 8, 2008 at 03:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a PC laptop and use it to watch movies on... 1,545 Views / 18 Replies  
I have a PC laptop and use it to watch movies on Netflix... it sucks... half the time it doesn't work that well... it's just not there.

Not to mention they have like 1% of titles that you can...
Posted by Mallrat, on Jun 8, 2008 at 05:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Same company line. I'm a total Apple nerd and... 590 Views / 13 Replies  
Same company line. I'm a total Apple nerd and they may not want to enter that market as they tend not to follow, but lead... yet they COULD make one if they wanted too.

So Dell and even companies...
Posted by Mallrat, on May 30, 2008 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
We need a mini macbook now! please. 590 Views / 13 Replies  
After seeing DELL jump into the small laptops that still are functionally with the Dell Mini Inspiron... it's time for Apple to do the same.

As a writer this is ideal... except for it being a PC....
Posted by Mallrat, on May 29, 2008 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone played any of the sports games on the... 649 Views / 20 Replies  
Has anyone played any of the sports games on the Wii... Madden? It seems like it might be great if you can control is using the Wii Remote, but from my past, Nintendo usually has the worst versions...
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 7, 2007 at 08:39 PM, in Gaming
NHL '94... been love playing it again. I... 649 Views / 20 Replies  
NHL '94... been love playing it again.

I don't recall now, didn't something change in NHL '95 that wasn't as good... did the players get bigger?

Any other version from Genesis that was good?
...
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 7, 2007 at 08:36 PM, in Gaming
That sounds fun... I assume it easy to shoot... 649 Views / 20 Replies  
That sounds fun... I assume it easy to shoot using it.

So you don't like the NHL2K game compared to the EA?
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 1, 2007 at 01:28 AM, in Gaming
Sweet advice. I think I will pick up the PS2 now.... 649 Views / 20 Replies  
Sweet advice. I think I will pick up the PS2 now. And go on eBay to get the mutant league genesis games as those were great.

I also need to find a stereo connector for my Sega Genesis 3 as it only...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 29, 2007 at 08:09 PM, in Gaming
Best Sports Game 649 Views / 20 Replies  
I used to be a huge video game nerd... I'm 29, so I'm at the perfect age.

I've been out of it for the last 10 years I'd say... last system I remember playing was Sony Playstation and Nintendo 64....
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:17 AM, in Gaming
Besides sanding and holding my hands different or... 29,381 Views / 100 Replies  
Besides sanding and holding my hands different or getting smaller or bigger hands, I was looking for some cool trick, let buy (product A) and use that...

How much physical damage did the sanding...
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What software do you use to determine how fast... 359 Views / 4 Replies  
What software do you use to determine how fast your connection is running at?

My earthlink cost 41.95 a month in NYC.

I see that Verizon is also a choice, but I think they only offer DSL right...
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 27, 2007 at 10:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice trick. I asked my wife (because we share the... 29,381 Views / 100 Replies  
Nice trick. I asked my wife (because we share the laptop) and she didn't like the idea of sanding...

Anyone else out there with a trick or some sort of macbook sharp edge protector?
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 27, 2007 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Sharp edges 29,381 Views / 100 Replies  
I know I'm not alone, but any solutions for people that find the Macbook edges sharp BESIDES people telling me I'm typing wrong...

It's not so bad on a desk, but when I'm using it on my lap, OUCH....
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 27, 2007 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New York City (Which High Speed Internet Do you Use?) 359 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been using Time warner cable's EArthlink High speed Internet for years now.

I never really thought about upgrading because I like earthlink's e-mail and my service has never gone down (maybe...
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 25, 2007 at 04:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Does anyone else not love this show. I found... 22,462 Views / 683 Replies  
Does anyone else not love this show. I found this.

Heroes - Associated Content (http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/392289/heroes.html)

Most seem like they can't get enough. I like Prison...
Posted by Mallrat, on Sep 25, 2007 at 03:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Showtime HD 465 Views / 3 Replies  
I live in NYC. I have time warner with DVR. For the past year I've had HD.

And most channels work great. But Showtime, seems to drop audio during every show at say 3 or 4 points during a 1/2 show....
Posted by Mallrat, on Sep 20, 2007 at 11:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that my only solution. It 90% works. Does... 264 Views / 2 Replies  
Is that my only solution. It 90% works.

Does iDVD work with external DVD drives now?
Posted by Mallrat, on Aug 8, 2007 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G4 - Superdrive is Angry 264 Views / 2 Replies  
I own a iMac g4 20inch with a superdrive.

For a bit now, it's been acting weird. It is having trouble reading DVD's that it has burned or burned DVD in general burned on another computer.

It...
Posted by Mallrat, on Aug 7, 2007 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
As the picture shows from the Netherlands I went... 6,468 Views / 20 Replies  
As the picture shows from the Netherlands I went to AIRPORT ADMIN UTILITY.

I clicked CONFIGURE and it opened up more preferences.

After you do that there should be a choice on the top of the...
Posted by Mallrat, on Mar 3, 2007 at 05:20 PM, in Gaming
Thanks for the extra advice, but I got it to work. 6,468 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks for the extra advice, but I got it to work.
Posted by Mallrat, on Feb 8, 2007 at 12:27 AM, in Gaming
Thanks fhoubi. I found that web key and it was a... 6,468 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks fhoubi. I found that web key and it was a really long password. It was under profile I believe. Thanks for your help. It works great. I played NES Ice Hockey and Super Mario Bros after I...
Posted by Mallrat, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:34 AM, in Gaming
I used a WEP 128 bit password. I tried the $ sign... 6,468 Views / 20 Replies  
I used a WEP 128 bit password. I tried the $ sign trick. I use channel 1. Still it doesn't work.

I don't have the extreme base station, just the express.

I seem to be alone with this issue.
Posted by Mallrat, on Feb 6, 2007 at 02:14 AM, in Gaming
weezer-- any more details on how to set up... 6,468 Views / 20 Replies  
weezer--

any more details on how to set up the base station so my Wii will recognize the connection would be great. I went to Airport Admin Utliity. I found a mac ID on the Wii and tried to enter...
Posted by Mallrat, on Feb 4, 2007 at 09:27 PM, in Gaming
I was asking how to get online. Last night I did... 6,468 Views / 20 Replies  
I was asking how to get online. Last night I did get my Wii online with a randon wireless connection, but I couldn't get my airport express connection to work with the Wii. I typed in the password,...
Posted by Mallrat, on Feb 4, 2007 at 03:16 PM, in Gaming
Wii how to download old games? 6,468 Views / 20 Replies  
I just got a Nintendo Wii. And I can't find any real info on how to download games and if it's even possible to do it on a mac. I find info on that there will be games and that you can buy Wii...
Posted by Mallrat, on Feb 4, 2007 at 03:56 AM, in Gaming
Script Reader in NYC? 426 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone a script reader (read screenplays for a prod co or agent) in NYC?

I've a screenwriter, but I was hoping to get a job as as script reader. I've done it before as an Intern.

Most positions...
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 11, 2006 at 01:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks nonhuman. It seems that Verizon has the... 836 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks nonhuman. It seems that Verizon has the best overall service. I hope the iPhone works for all carriers and changes the way phone makers deal with cell phone companies.

I'm tired of all this...
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 10, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Any more help? 836 Views / 9 Replies  
Any more help?
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 10, 2006 at 01:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cell Phones 836 Views / 9 Replies  
Look, I think I'm pretty good with technology stuff compared to the average person (probably not so good compared to the people that frequent this establishment).

Point is, I no crap about cell...
Posted by Mallrat, on Dec 7, 2006 at 01:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Salty- It's a laptop but instead of where the... 917 Views / 30 Replies  
Salty- It's a laptop but instead of where the keyboard would sit, it's just one big slab of plastic. And depending on what you are doing (writing a letter, using Garageband, etc) the plastic slab...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You sexiest bastard! She said wow! And I agree. ... 917 Views / 30 Replies  
You sexiest bastard! She said wow! And I agree.

But as a writer, I'll miss the keyboard. I need the sound of the keys. Maybe they will make that sound. Hmm.
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do new macbooks suffer same random shutdowns? 381 Views / 0 Replies  
My friend at work got a macbook and he's new to Mac. He got one partly because I brag about how much I love apple. Of course he had to get it replaced once for some issue I can't remember, but now...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for adding. People get mad when you don't... 14,671 Views / 58 Replies  
Thanks for adding. People get mad when you don't search and then they get mad when you do.
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 12, 2006 at 04:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm also looking to see which computer has the... 14,671 Views / 58 Replies  
I'm also looking to see which computer has the best keyboard. I'm thinking macbook, but some people hate it so that makes me concerned.
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 11, 2006 at 09:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
MacBook Keyboard/Glossy Screen 607 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't posted in a long time, but these new macbooks got me back in the swing of things.

Anyway, I've always loved mac keyboards. However, I don't know if the macbook keyboard is my favorite...
Posted by Mallrat, on Nov 11, 2006 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know which comment is funnier a)... 1,783 Views / 60 Replies  
I don't know which comment is funnier

a) get a higher paying job
b) you are the exact type of consumer Apple doesn't want

Priceless.

I love Apple, but man are some of you guys out there,...
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 29, 2006 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Are you kidding? You're telling me Apple could... 1,783 Views / 60 Replies  
Are you kidding? You're telling me Apple could only make a $500 dollar laptop that was complete crap? B.S.

A 12.1inch screen, less RAM, SMALL HD, CD-ROM DRIVE, ETHERNET. That is all I'm talking...
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 29, 2006 at 02:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple needs a $500 laptop now! 1,783 Views / 60 Replies  
It's time. They have the mac mini. Apple can do it.

They need to have around a $500 dollar laptop option. Apple would probably charge 600 to 700, but that's still good.

But to compete with PC...
Posted by Mallrat, on Oct 25, 2006 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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