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chiming in positive... 4,059 Views / 52 Replies  
...had it since launch. getting at least one more. couple of software update hiccups. otherwise, it's been a sheer joy. barely even use tivo anymore.

have no problems with photos, music, music...
Posted by rtbarry, on Aug 28, 2008 at 08:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
troll is starving. 5,867 Views / 136 Replies  
troll is starving.
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 29, 2007 at 01:32 AM, in Mac OS X
thanks charles. works just like i remember it ;-) 5,867 Views / 136 Replies  
thanks charles. works just like i remember it ;-)
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 28, 2007 at 08:18 PM, in Mac OS X
opinions 5,867 Views / 136 Replies  
count again. many. not most. many. as in more than a few or some.




rednecks? i think you have computer users confused with NASCAR fans.

who doesn't want their opinions confirmed, or at...
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 28, 2007 at 04:56 PM, in Mac OS X
everyone is welcome to an opinion. and when you... 5,867 Views / 136 Replies  
everyone is welcome to an opinion. and when you express an opinion in a public forum, expect a return of opinions... especially when you use strong language like "hate", backed with completely...
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 26, 2007 at 07:11 PM, in Mac OS X
hey kids! what we have here is simply a lame... 5,867 Views / 136 Replies  
hey kids!
what we have here is simply a lame attention whore who has likely been run out of his last sandbox, and is looking for a new playground full of normal kids to annoy.

do not feed the...
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 26, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
YES! actually, in my case, it was the name.... 618 Views / 9 Replies  
YES!

actually, in my case, it was the name. i removed square brackets from the name, and up she came.

so the new basestation is working flawlessly now.
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 7, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in Networking
tinkered... good question. i only have another... 618 Views / 9 Replies  
tinkered...
good question. i only have another firewire drive, so can't test with that. wanna keep flash out of the equation as i don't wanna add another variable.

hopefully be an update soon....
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 6, 2007 at 10:20 PM, in Networking
yeah. but mine's the best. i did post this awhile... 393 Views / 3 Replies  
yeah. but mine's the best. i did post this awhile ago ya know. don't be jealous.
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 6, 2007 at 10:15 PM, in Networking
newp. of course not. but i've swapped it back and... 618 Views / 9 Replies  
newp. of course not. but i've swapped it back and forth to see if there is anything wrong with the drive itself. it is fine under all other circumstances. just won't mount from the USB connection on...
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 6, 2007 at 09:34 PM, in Networking
USB disk via new AP Extreme - hard drive not mounting 618 Views / 9 Replies  
is there a physical size limit, or drive format limitation that would prevent the disk from showing up? airport utility doesn't see it. airport disk utility doesn't see it. everything else working...
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 6, 2007 at 07:33 PM, in Networking
new airport base arrived (802.11n)... 393 Views / 3 Replies  
i'll report back after installed and configured with NAS drive attached.

http://audi.barrystuff.com/images/shinyAirport_n.jpg
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 6, 2007 at 02:19 PM, in Networking
Vista Size 2,379 Views / 10 Replies  
Default install of Home Premium used up about 12-13GB, which left me 7-8GB freen on my 20GB NTFS partition.
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 5, 2007 at 10:11 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
make sure to distinguish... 2,583 Views / 10 Replies  
...between multiple CPUs and multiple-core CPUs. all version of Vista recognize and utilize both cores in coreduo and core2duo machines.
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 2, 2007 at 07:36 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
vista release running on MBP! w00t! 2,379 Views / 10 Replies  
took some messing around, but finally got wireless working.

running Vista Home Premium on MBP (core2duo / 2.33). slick as (windows) can be.

kinda tricky, since the "Macintosh Drivers for...
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 2, 2007 at 07:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sticky: wireless working in vista on MBP! w00t! 48,961 Views / 234 Replies  
took some messing around, but finally got wireless working.

running Vista Home Premium on MBP (core2duo / 2.33). slick as (windows) can be.

kinda tricky, since the "Macintosh Drivers for...
Posted by rtbarry, on Feb 2, 2007 at 07:06 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
freudling talks all fancy and stuff. 1,317 Views / 22 Replies  
freudling talks all fancy and stuff.
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 13, 2006 at 02:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
run both. Parallels now has the ability to fire... 1,341 Views / 10 Replies  
run both. Parallels now has the ability to fire up the bootcamp copy of windoze, instead of requiring a separate instance of win for each. it is a beta build now, but should be a release farily soon....
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
oops. missed that. my bad. 1,153 Views / 19 Replies  
oops. missed that. my bad.
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP comes with 2GB by default. so 2GB it is,... 1,153 Views / 19 Replies  
MBP comes with 2GB by default. so 2GB it is, unless you pitch one of the 1GBs from apple and pony up for the 2GB, now or later.
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 11, 2006 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'll bet they come down to that range near the... 1,153 Views / 19 Replies  
i'll bet they come down to that range near the end of Q1 07.

but i'm basing that on past trends and wishful thinking ;-D
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 11, 2006 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
here is is for a little bit less, but not much.... 1,153 Views / 19 Replies  
here is is for a little bit less, but not much. i'm waiting a bit for them to come down. way down.

2.0GB (2048MB) Samsung Original PC-5300 DDR2 667MHz SO-DIMM...
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 11, 2006 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no probs here... 1,317 Views / 22 Replies  
mine (matte) has no viewing angle or graininess issues at all. there does appear to be a more substantial screen coating than in the past, probably to address past wear issues on the screens, from...
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 11, 2006 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
interesting... 424 Views / 2 Replies  
interesting, since the graphics cards are so different. was there a resolution for the mini owners? firmware or something? i guess Boot Camp is still beta, so we'll see.
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 11, 2006 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP + BootCamp + Cinema Display: washed out! 424 Views / 2 Replies  
Core2 MBP, latest OSX, latest BC (1.1.2). in winxp my external 23" cinema display looks terrible as an extended desktop monitor. no artifacts, just incredibly washed out. almost looks as if there is...
Posted by rtbarry, on Dec 11, 2006 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iWork 06/Pages Invoice Template/XML import 10,946 Views / 2 Replies  
As a design enthusiast, I find it important to make good-looking invoices. As a business person, I find it important to have a functional invoicing system that hooks into accounting. That's been the...
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 22, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in Applications
accepted and likewise. ain't the intraweb fun? :) 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
accepted and likewise. ain't the intraweb fun? :)
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 13, 2005 at 04:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thanks. that's what i'm using now. was just... 11,342 Views / 38 Replies  
thanks. that's what i'm using now. was just wondering if, at higher res than what is currently offered on iTunes (like encoding my own video), S-video was going to be appreciably better than using...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 13, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i wish i could reach. i would. probably... left. ... 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
i wish i could reach. i would. probably... left.

my original post wasn't some screaming rant about apple sucking. no attitude. just a simple question: anyone have one yet? what is your...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 13, 2005 at 02:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i figured that out eventually, after the RTFM!... 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
i figured that out eventually, after the RTFM! posts. just surprised that info didn't come with the device itself (remote). the last place i expected to look for remote instructions was in the dock...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 13, 2005 at 04:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thanks "brandon" ;-) good point about being... 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
thanks "brandon" ;-)
good point about being able to superimpose some sort of UI on your linked screen - like Front Row. you know that has to be coming, unless Apple plans on immediately taking over...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 13, 2005 at 03:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
um. there wasn't a real manual, just a pamphlet.... 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
um. there wasn't a real manual, just a pamphlet. the only thing it showed was how to open the battery compartment. ironic, isn't it? and one of apple's hallmarks is the fact that you don't ordinarily...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 12, 2005 at 09:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
"Look at the brain on Crooner!" Was actually... 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
"Look at the brain on Crooner!"

Was actually wondering if anyone else had experience with the product yet, since a bunch of them might be flawed. In which case, I wouldn't exchange it for another...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 12, 2005 at 07:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
hello world! 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
hello world! anyone else got the remote yet? does it work for you?
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 12, 2005 at 02:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
complaints 1,539 Views / 23 Replies  
people in forums tend to complain. that is their compulsion for posting. to vent.

that said, had my vidPod since day 1, back and forth between various docks and cars. no scratches. not sure what...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 12, 2005 at 02:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
cable question 11,342 Views / 38 Replies  
thanks for the great info. so with the SD content i've been downloading, i've been using the S-video out as it should be superior to the composite in the AV cable for 480p content. but if i encode my...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 12, 2005 at 02:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Uni Dock and Remote 2,008 Views / 20 Replies  
got the blk 60gb vidPod. amazing. got a uni dock for out by the TV and Stereo for "party control". but apparently it's messed up.

have tried it in 2 uni docs now and...
1) the 'menu' button...
Posted by rtbarry, on Nov 9, 2005 at 12:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Charles. Stop... 9,066 Views / 110 Replies  
Charles, stop making sense. It's pissing him off ;-)
Posted by rtbarry, on Jun 18, 2005 at 03:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Seen the new Google Maps widget? 9,066 Views / 110 Replies  
Seen the new Google Maps widget? It's number 4 on the Apple downloads list this week. Very simple clean design. I often opt for it over the full browser version.

>>...
Posted by rtbarry, on Jun 18, 2005 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
vpc 7 on Dual G5/2.5 & Pbook G4 1.4 7,623 Views / 27 Replies  
It is pretty amazing on G5, except for the fact that it is still... Windows....

Pbook still struggles with running XP, but screen refreshes are noticably better. I imagine Win2K (which is what we...
Posted by rtbarry, on Oct 1, 2004 at 10:11 PM, in Applications
Dual G5 2.5 Shipping Woes 528 Views / 12 Replies  
I ordered my G5 Dual 2.5 from the online Apple Store the day they announced. Initially, my estimated ship date was 8/02/04. Then it changed to 07/30/04 about 3 weeks ago. Just today I got the...
Posted by rtbarry, on Jul 29, 2004 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Does 17" run cooler 3,968 Views / 18 Replies  
I was a 17" owner for about 6 months, including use as desktop replacement, and when traveling. I traded with another colleague to get a 15". The 15" is just as capable, in a smaller package. No...
Posted by rtbarry, on Jul 16, 2004 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: s4! 27,645 Views / 61 Replies  
just got an '04 S4. offroad gray. struggling to keep my license. :D
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 14, 2004 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
s4! 27,645 Views / 61 Replies  
your sig is an S4, right? nice!
Posted by rtbarry, on Mar 13, 2004 at 02:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: These people might be legit after all! 7,587 Views / 107 Replies  
yes he is. known there as 'powergee'. posted earlier trolls about how he was not associated with liebermann. just a customer who believes they're real. then posted the "official statement". his...
Posted by rtbarry, on Oct 2, 2003 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
terran.com used to be the single best place to... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
terran.com used to be the single best place to get info about codecs and web media preparation. media100 sloppily gobbled them up and ruined cleaner.

i also refuse to compress on a PC. especially...
Posted by rtbarry, on Aug 31, 2001 at 03:35 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
 
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