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Yeah, it IS strange to have to cable my iPhone to... 635 Views / 18 Replies  
Yeah, it IS strange to have to cable my iPhone to a computer to sync... just my op. Interesting $$$$ grab Apple.
Posted by Burn, on Aug 6, 2008 at 12:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Jump ship buddy. Do it. I got the same BS from... 336 Views / 4 Replies  
Jump ship buddy. Do it. I got the same BS from Fido.. I made a cpl calls, went to a store and bought one from Rogers (same company anyway). 2 of the stores I am near downtown have both had them...
Posted by Burn, on Aug 6, 2008 at 11:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unless you have a specific plan to keep - just go... 432 Views / 8 Replies  
Unless you have a specific plan to keep - just go to Rogers. Same Co. anyway. The girl at the Rogers store set me up with a plan and some bonus that ended up putting me in a better plan for voice and...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 26, 2008 at 09:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
All 16's. Sorry, should have mentioned that (8's... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
All 16's. Sorry, should have mentioned that (8's are "everywhere"). 2 Black, 1 White. Our sister office next door placed an order for 4 on Monday of this week. 1 came in yesterday. Rogers is telling...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 25, 2008 at 04:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
True. One of the first things call centre people... 4,501 Views / 188 Replies  
True. One of the first things call centre people are trained with are abusive language/attitude and threats. There are enough ppl who will just call your bluff for kicks. Remember, you are talking to...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I won't cross post, but here is what happened to... 432 Views / 8 Replies  
I won't cross post, but here is what happened to me... Thanks for choosing Fido (http://forums.macnn.com/103/ipod-iphone-and-apple-tv/372527/fido-orders-phone-received-yours-yet/)
Posted by Burn, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Glad you got your phone man. I wasn't loosing it... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
Glad you got your phone man. I wasn't loosing it too much, but had enough of Fido.

I will sum up our experience with my former cell provider in one word. Unbelievable.

Here is the short-ish...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow, just wow. 3 people I know who all placed... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
Wow, just wow. 3 people I know who all placed Rogers orders Tuesday and Wednesday last week received their phones today. A full 3 days after I ordered.... sheesh!

B.
Posted by Burn, on Jul 22, 2008 at 07:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Haha, I know, I know.. you are really wound up!... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
Haha, I know, I know.. you are really wound up! But, it is lame about the delays. Problem with trying to walk, is the monopoly... you just can't win since you can't go anywhere else... I know more...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 18, 2008 at 08:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can you believe the agony? Just as I sit on the... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
Can you believe the agony? Just as I sit on the couch at the end of today, Friday (5pm) my wife makes this 'LOOK WHO IS HERE' face as she is staring out the window and it's a UPS truck infront of my...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 18, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Going by the Howardforum info.. my Fido dollars... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
Going by the Howardforum info.. my Fido dollars have been cashed and the CSR I spoke to said the order has been processed. I was wondering why she was telling me this, but maybe it makes sense in...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, I waited until the end of the day today to... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
Yeah, I waited until the end of the day today to call, they are acting verrrry vague... "sorry about the backorder but you will receive it no later than August 1st" WHAT? I said, wow, you guys really...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 17, 2008 at 06:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow, ordered on Sunday AM and they said later... 4,609 Views / 33 Replies  
Wow, ordered on Sunday AM and they said later this week for mine to arrive.. hehe.. I have a feeling someone didn't know what the F they were talking about.. I'm a little too busy to call, but I sent...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 16, 2008 at 07:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It could become big problem fast, take care of it... 762 Views / 8 Replies  
It could become big problem fast, take care of it sooner than later... I just did :)
Posted by Burn, on Apr 4, 2007 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did mention that I wanted to keep it all... 2,511 Views / 43 Replies  
I did mention that I wanted to keep it all 'discussion' too - x'ing out your cursing means nothing more to me than an example that you can't keep a rational discussion going with decent dialogue. The...
Posted by Burn, on Dec 14, 2006 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup, compared all of the above. I don't want to... 2,511 Views / 43 Replies  
Yup, compared all of the above. I don't want to argue this with ya guys, because it's super subjective and I don't want it to turn ugly.. my eyes prefer the glossy, I don't have glare or reflections...
Posted by Burn, on Dec 12, 2006 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, there is. What are you referring to as a... 2,511 Views / 43 Replies  
Yes, there is. What are you referring to as a baseline? The glossy screens enhance contrast and make colours more vibrant from what baseline? The verbiage you cite is marketing speak off Apple's...
Posted by Burn, on Dec 12, 2006 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not to haul this argument out of the garbage... 2,511 Views / 43 Replies  
Not to haul this argument out of the garbage again, but I don't understand where a laptop display became the benchmark for color accuracy. It's off when compared to full time desktop diaplays, LCD...
Posted by Burn, on Dec 10, 2006 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love my glossy screen MBP and I proof web and... 2,511 Views / 43 Replies  
I love my glossy screen MBP and I proof web and print design work everyday. Maybe I am old school, but not only do I not trust what a laptop LCD can do - for colour representation, but more...
Posted by Burn, on Dec 10, 2006 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting feedback... my 2.16 17" MBP (a CD... 677 Views / 12 Replies  
Interesting feedback... my 2.16 17" MBP (a CD machine) has always run around 46c while doing easy stuff (web browsing with A LOT of windows or tabs open, downloads, email... chat...). When I start...
Posted by Burn, on Dec 10, 2006 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it was identified a cpl pages ago (or... 44,195 Views / 280 Replies  
I think it was identified a cpl pages ago (or maybe in another thread) that the matte is actually a coating overtop of what is closer to the glossy screen (which simply has an antiglare coating on...
Posted by Burn, on Dec 7, 2006 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some displays put a coating on to make it... 44,195 Views / 280 Replies  
Some displays put a coating on to make it matte/antireflective. I don't know if Apple's glossy screen is what exists under a matte screen though. Maybe?
Posted by Burn, on Nov 10, 2006 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Probably because iTunes is designed to manage... 548 Views / 5 Replies  
Probably because iTunes is designed to manage your library of music... Garageband is just an app to make music. No creative apps like that allow you to Trash files from within the program.
Posted by Burn, on Nov 10, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Applications
A trend of what? Maybe I am in the minority, I... 4,070 Views / 30 Replies  
A trend of what? Maybe I am in the minority, I know there HAVE BEEN a lot of problems for some people. But since some update a month or two ago, this has been the norm for me.

Don't get me wrong.....
Posted by Burn, on Nov 8, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Surface temp, as in you're using an external temp... 4,070 Views / 30 Replies  
Surface temp, as in you're using an external temp monitor? That doesn't impress me much.. I've been using my 2.16CD on my lap for the past hour.. email, web, cpl other light things.. my processor...
Posted by Burn, on Nov 8, 2006 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I never put paper adhesive labeled discs in my... 823 Views / 12 Replies  
I never put paper adhesive labeled discs in my MBP. I thought there was a mention of not doing that from Apple and all slot drive 'books at one time...

A couple weeks ago I slid one in, and...
Posted by Burn, on Nov 8, 2006 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As has been mentioned... load up your photos into... 797 Views / 3 Replies  
As has been mentioned... load up your photos into iPhoto, fire up iDVD and you can build a slide show from there... iDVD will ask where your library is and it's golden. It will also access your...
Posted by Burn, on Nov 8, 2006 at 07:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Poll: This would be true if a laptop LCD (matte or... 3,988 Views / 44 Replies  
This would be true if a laptop LCD (matte or glossy) had the capability of showing "true color". I could make the exact same argument between a matte LCD and a CRT display - there are too many...
Posted by Burn, on Nov 6, 2006 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
People keep posting about seeing reflections as... 7,096 Views / 41 Replies  
People keep posting about seeing reflections as though they can see themselves in their display, like a mirror or something.. in a poorly lit (fluorescent) room, the only time I can really see...
Posted by Burn, on Nov 3, 2006 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well.. I am one of the graphics pros (I work on... 7,096 Views / 41 Replies  
Well.. I am one of the graphics pros (I work on print/web/motion and some video) who prefers the glossy screen.. so, you can nix that from your argument. I work in a perfectly controlled lighting...
Posted by Burn, on Nov 3, 2006 at 08:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Glossy for me. I work in 100% light controlled... 3,988 Views / 44 Replies  
Glossy for me. I work in 100% light controlled rooms and it is glorious. Even out and about.. the reflection is there, but looks much like a modern anti-reflective coating...

Please... for the...
Posted by Burn, on Nov 3, 2006 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bought a 17" MBP 7200rpm drive in June...... 851 Views / 16 Replies  
Bought a 17" MBP 7200rpm drive in June... flawless. No problems. None.

Best computer I have ever owned. It was already mentioned... but yeah.. if you use creative apps some of them will not be...
Posted by Burn, on Oct 16, 2006 at 12:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: If you have a 17" MBP, I would recommend against... 420,732 Views / 1,150 Replies  
If you have a 17" MBP, I would recommend against the Cargo bag series from sfbags.com.

I bought the full package with sleeve and extra small bag and all.... only to find after I received it via...
Posted by Burn, on Oct 13, 2006 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MattJeff: Your points are a little off. There is... 934 Views / 11 Replies  
MattJeff: Your points are a little off. There is no increased eyestrain if you are working with your Glossy screened 'book in a properly lit environment (compared to a matte screen) - it performs...
Posted by Burn, on Oct 11, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Main drive = Vader BU drive = Stealth MBP =... 31,077 Views / 112 Replies  
Main drive = Vader
BU drive = Stealth
MBP = The Executor

:)
Posted by Burn, on Aug 19, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Mac OS X
My response was for crzdc0l0mbian, skyman. No one... 1,190 Views / 12 Replies  
My response was for crzdc0l0mbian, skyman. No one needs to rationalize their history.. you obviously know what's up. I should have quoted the post I was responding to.

:thumbsup:
Posted by Burn, on Aug 10, 2006 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WELL, you sure sound like some sort of fanboy... 1,190 Views / 12 Replies  
WELL, you sure sound like some sort of fanboy with all the rhetoric. "If my 1st Apple isn't perfect, I am going back to Sony/HP/insert fav brand here...." Fine! do it! It's just a computer and...
Posted by Burn, on Aug 8, 2006 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just realized there is a sticky in this forum for... 341 Views / 5 Replies  
Just realized there is a sticky in this forum for ram, check it out.
Posted by Burn, on Aug 7, 2006 at 08:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow, my cpl month old 2.16 17" MBP with the... 1,667 Views / 23 Replies  
Wow, my cpl month old 2.16 17" MBP with the 7200rpm 100GB drive is whisper quiet. I nnnnnever hear it. Ever. The whole machine is the quietest computer I have ever owned.. just a counterpoint to all...
Posted by Burn, on Aug 7, 2006 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Max it. The ram DEFINITELY helps with Rosetta and... 341 Views / 5 Replies  
Max it. The ram DEFINITELY helps with Rosetta and OSX is ram hungry in general. Buy from Crucial or Kingston. That is all :)
Posted by Burn, on Aug 7, 2006 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another satisfied 17" 2.16 ghz MBP owner here. I... 1,190 Views / 12 Replies  
Another satisfied 17" 2.16 ghz MBP owner here. I think you're hitting the nail on the head crzdc0l0mbian, most satisfied users don't come onto forums to gush about how awesome their machine is... you...
Posted by Burn, on Aug 7, 2006 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ummmm, thanks mac1896, I am well aware of Grab... 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
Ummmm, thanks mac1896, I am well aware of Grab and how to search for how to use Grab.... but that's nowhere near what I'm talking about.... using one app for a capture and another to "Save as..."?....
Posted by Burn, on Aug 5, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I love how after shift-apple-4 spacebar - you can... 1,017 Views / 9 Replies  
I love how after shift-apple-4 spacebar - you can take shots of windows that are NOT the top most window... I have never had a use for that, just think it's cool. =)

Sorry to threadjack, but, how...
Posted by Burn, on Aug 4, 2006 at 08:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Never had a problem with any notebook used on an... 549 Views / 6 Replies  
Never had a problem with any notebook used on an iCurve, including my 17" MBP (same drive). Just for the record. Maybe it's a sign of a failing drive? There is no way you'd be expected to have a...
Posted by Burn, on Aug 2, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, show me one GRAPHICS (why'd you put that in... 4,280 Views / 33 Replies  
Ok, show me one GRAPHICS (why'd you put that in all caps anyway?) pro that relies ONLY on what they are seeing on their laptop screen for professional work (discarding the knoweldge in the...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 25, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You're making the assumption that all pro's... 4,280 Views / 33 Replies  
You're making the assumption that all pro's typical or otherwise work in poorly lit offices. We've made due with reflections on CRT monitors for years.. it's a matter of a decent office layout....
Posted by Burn, on Jul 25, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
coughcougHAHAHAHAHcoughcough... Okaaaaayy... 4,280 Views / 33 Replies  
coughcougHAHAHAHAHcoughcough...

Okaaaaayy :rolleyes:
Posted by Burn, on Jul 23, 2006 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats the machine I got =) Took about 2 weeks..... 938 Views / 15 Replies  
Thats the machine I got =) Took about 2 weeks.. no rush order from Shanghai to Winnipeg.

Have fun, great machine!
Posted by Burn, on Jul 22, 2006 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: 1,013 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Posted by Burn, on Jul 19, 2006 at 02:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
There is as much 'use' as any other display. Wow,... 2,120 Views / 40 Replies  
There is as much 'use' as any other display. Wow, this is going to be one that goes on forever.

Just like the argument of manual vs standard transmissions in cars - it's YOUR preference. Stating...
Posted by Burn, on Jul 18, 2006 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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