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Does anyone know the real reason that Costco and... 387 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone know the real reason that Costco and Apple quit doing business in the first place? I'd always assumed it had to do with Costco's ridiculously liberal return policy. Apple is known for...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 20, 2014 at 07:55 AM, in Tech News
A new aesthetic? Without changing the design... 743 Views / 6 Replies  
A new aesthetic? Without changing the design completely, there's not much that Apple hasn't tried with OS X yet. What are they going to call this? OS "Double X? I'd really like to know how long...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:57 AM, in Mac News
I am pretty familiar as my dad has visited the... 1,657 Views / 11 Replies  
I am pretty familiar as my dad has visited the restaurant and experienced Sammy first hand, although he didn't go ape on him he was very rude.
I only cited the example because the aired episode...
Posted by SMacSteve, on May 23, 2013 at 11:19 AM, in Tech News
Sorry for the double post... I hit it twice 1,657 Views / 11 Replies  
Sorry for the double post... I hit it twice
Posted by SMacSteve, on May 23, 2013 at 10:08 AM, in Tech News
The attention to Yelp and its inability to clean... 1,657 Views / 11 Replies  
The attention to Yelp and its inability to clean up it's reviewer behavior, allowing obscene language and personal attacks has prompted me to delete it and never use it again. I think Apple should...
Posted by SMacSteve, on May 23, 2013 at 10:06 AM, in Tech News
The attention to Yelp and its inability to clean... 1,657 Views / 11 Replies  
The attention to Yelp and its inability to clean up it's reviewer behavior, allowing obscene language and personal attacks has prompted me to delete it and never use it again. I think Apple should...
Posted by SMacSteve, on May 23, 2013 at 09:49 AM, in Tech News
Can the version 1 & 2 of the plastic MacBook be interchanged? 486 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a early version (version 1) keyboard and I need to replace it. I'd like to upgrade to the newer version with the volume controls on the F10 thru F12 and so on. Is there any reason this...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 26, 2010 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info! It makes since that if it... 770 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the info! It makes since that if it runs hotter than the current dual core i7 that they wouldn't put a hotter chip in it. Especially if there are already a lot of complaints of it (dual...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thoughts on next MBP using i7 with Quad? 770 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm getting ready to go back to school this summer and I'm in the mind to upgrade my MBP, which is MB134LL/A (2.5 GHz), and I'm wondering if Apple will add this new mobile version of the i7 Quad...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It probably is the oil from you fingers. I'd... 643 Views / 8 Replies  
It probably is the oil from you fingers. I'd suggest a screen protector cloth. I got mine from a online company called shaggymac. iKlear is another company you can get one from too and they've got...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Nov 23, 2008 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe that this is because when Apple used a... 1,027 Views / 6 Replies  
I believe that this is because when Apple used a PowerPC chip and board it was not Intel Chipsets. Intel invented USB and thus has the advantage of producing superior chip products for it's x86 type...
Posted by SMacSteve, on May 11, 2008 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Go with RAM JET 3,636 Views / 50 Replies  
They have prices near OWC and they have then new 800MHz in stock! I bought from them for my 3.0 MP Quad and it works great! No issues! A lot cheaper than Crucial too!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jan 27, 2008 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
MacTheRipper is King! 642 Views / 14 Replies  
I would have suggested MacTheRipper first as it's the only app that I'm aware of that will rip in the native form (into a TS Video file) and also break the copy protection too.

I've have yet to...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:37 AM, in Applications
If you do this you'll be missing out on the... 915 Views / 4 Replies  
If you do this you'll be missing out on the 256bit memory addressing capablities of the MacPro. If you follow Apple instructions on this you'll be putting the first two chips on the top (where they...
Posted by SMacSteve, on May 19, 2007 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just ordered a new Mac Pro! 912 Views / 6 Replies  
I know that I'm probably going to regret this, but I got tired of waiting for a graphics card update. I was hoping to get a MacPro with the new ATI X2900 or whatever is the next top gaming card from...
Posted by SMacSteve, on May 16, 2007 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Gee, has anyone here thought of suggesting he... 1,236 Views / 22 Replies  
Gee, has anyone here thought of suggesting he call AppleCare? He get's 90 days of it for free and it's worth a try!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 29, 2007 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
You might want to look at another option... Ram... 1,401 Views / 16 Replies  
You might want to look at another option... Ram Jet. They've got a pretty good reputation and very competitive prices. They're the only ones I've seen that claim properly matched quad sets too.
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 22, 2007 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'd suggest saving your pennies if you can't... 659 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd suggest saving your pennies if you can't afford it now and getting Quadra 4500 if you really do a lot of 3D modeling, texturing and the such. It would make a big difference!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 4, 2007 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ram Jet sells a matched 4 of 4GB DIMMS and... 10,831 Views / 193 Replies  
Ram Jet sells a matched 4 of 4GB DIMMS and guarantee's it's support to the MacPro. All for $4699 for 16 GB's! If you want the full 32 GB you'll have to pony up twice that!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 4, 2007 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think that the upgrade may be only a temporary... 10,831 Views / 193 Replies  
I think that the upgrade may be only a temporary one and that a much more substantial update will happen closer to WWDC if not at WWDC.

Also, the current RAM limit is 32 GB due to the availabiltiy...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 4, 2007 at 10:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry the RAM limit is not 16 GB! It's 32GB! ... 10,831 Views / 193 Replies  
Sorry the RAM limit is not 16 GB! It's 32GB! There are 4 GB DIMMS, but they're expensive!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 4, 2007 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
CompUSA Closing Stores in Minneapolis 1,270 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey, I know most of you have heard and I don't mean to do a plug for CompUSA. They have 4 stores going out of business and I've been in the CompUSA in Bloomington, MN and they have some great deals...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Mar 5, 2007 at 06:24 PM, in Marketplace
I bought both a USB 2.0 and a FW400 from AAXEON... 1,358 Views / 17 Replies  
I bought both a USB 2.0 and a FW400 from AAXEON Tech and they work great. Here's their link: : : : AAXEON TECHNOLOGIES - PCI Express Cards : : : (http://www.aaxeon.com/products/pciexpresscards.aspx)
Posted by SMacSteve, on Feb 5, 2007 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've been doing a little searching on the same... 13,549 Views / 24 Replies  
I've been doing a little searching on the same question and I found a link to this company on the Apple Discussions: http://www.macvidia.com/

Although it doesn't say if the 8800 has been tried or...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jan 26, 2007 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually, you can buy 2x 1GB DIMM's for the... 16,477 Views / 44 Replies  
Actually, you can buy 2x 1GB DIMM's for the MacPro on Apple's site. Here's the link: http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wa/RSLID?nclm=279CD75F

Not cheap though at...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jan 16, 2007 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just bought a 15" MBP with the glossy screen... 46,622 Views / 280 Replies  
I just bought a 15" MBP with the glossy screen because of this thread and I'm so glad I did! I previously had the MBP 15" with the Matte and while I didn't hate it. I didn't mind it either. I had...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Nov 25, 2006 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
3rd party? 3,053 Views / 19 Replies  
Has anyone ever figured out who the 2nd party is? ;)
Posted by SMacSteve, on Oct 14, 2006 at 01:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Would you rather pay for it? I thought not. So... 2,032 Views / 48 Replies  
Would you rather pay for it? I thought not. So just enjoy the free update.
Posted by SMacSteve, on Sep 29, 2006 at 10:26 PM, in Applications
Why would you upgrade a CPU? 2,496 Views / 28 Replies  
On a Mac the CPU upgrades and the such just don't make a lot of sense. I've always felt that the advantage of the Mac is that they hold their value extremely well compared to any other computer on...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Sep 20, 2006 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
If it's a remote for Front Row you're looking... 16,031 Views / 95 Replies  
If it's a remote for Front Row you're looking for... Look no further! I've got this on my G5 Quad and it works great with Front Row enabler! Here's the link for the remote.

Keyspan | RF Remote...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Sep 10, 2006 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I like the way you think! Well said! 115,000 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I like the way you think! Well said!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Aug 8, 2006 at 03:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Bingo! I agree! 2,026 Views / 28 Replies  
Bingo! I agree!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jul 19, 2006 at 01:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yea, but they have that 4 letter word on the... 2,026 Views / 28 Replies  
Yea, but they have that 4 letter word on the bottom of them that is just not going anywhere near my house! I'm a big fan of the Aluminum Display enclosure so I'm going to go with it when the new...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jul 19, 2006 at 01:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm not hearing any real reasons other than... 2,026 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm not hearing any real reasons other than price. Is there anyone who feels that Apples Displays are "better" than the competition? I for one do think that they are, but I just am trying to gain...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jul 17, 2006 at 10:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple Cinema Display too much $$$? 2,026 Views / 28 Replies  
I have a question. I'd like to hear from as many of the viewers as possible to what their thoughts are about Apple's Cinema Displays.

I own a 23" Cinema Display connected to a Quad G5 and I...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jul 17, 2006 at 01:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Here's a couple of sites you should check out... 744 Views / 3 Replies  
Here's a couple of sites you should check out that sell these products.
http://www.sonnettech.com/product/pci_adptrs.html
http://www.aaxeon.com/products/pciexpresscards.aspx

Hope this helps!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 17, 2006 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
The FW will be faster in most cases, but not by a... 834 Views / 16 Replies  
The FW will be faster in most cases, but not by a huge margin. It will also depend on which Mac you have. If you have a Intel Mac the USB 2.0 will have an advantage due to the chipset used on the...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 14, 2006 at 08:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'd recommend the V270 BT mouse. Great notebook... 814 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd recommend the V270 BT mouse. Great notebook mouse! And it doesn't eat up batteries like some others!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 14, 2006 at 08:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Try the Logitech V270 BT mouse 520 Views / 1 Replies  
Try the Logitech V270 BT mouse
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 14, 2006 at 08:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm using the Logitech V270 BT mouse. It works... 33,284 Views / 75 Replies  
I'm using the Logitech V270 BT mouse. It works great and no drivers are needed!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 14, 2006 at 08:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use Missing Sync for Palm on my Treo 650 and it... 2,149 Views / 22 Replies  
I use Missing Sync for Palm on my Treo 650 and it works great! I'd suggest that you choose one Mac to do the sync with and then let .Mac keep the data between the two computers up to date. This...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jun 14, 2006 at 08:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I hear a lot of you mentioning the Kingston RAM... 73,941 Views / 211 Replies  
I hear a lot of you mentioning the Kingston RAM apperantly causing freezes. Have any of you seen this problem with PNY? I have and I'll never use it again in my Macs.

I've bought my last 3 RAM...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Mar 29, 2006 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very astute you are guys! I noticed this too! I... 630 Views / 6 Replies  
Very astute you are guys! I noticed this too! I was all ready to buy the RAM for the 2.16 for $167 and I was checking out ramseeker.com and noticed that it said $137! I did some comparison with...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Mar 29, 2006 at 02:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have added this card several times. It's not... 1,033 Views / 12 Replies  
I have added this card several times. It's not very hard if you lay your G5 on it's side and work on it from above rather than trying to do it from the side. The small antenna wires are a little...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Mar 18, 2006 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
On the 12"??? 33,074 Views / 314 Replies  
Funny the 12" model hasn't changed at all! How could the lines be on that one too and no one ever complained about them before the new 15 & 17" PowerBooks were released?!

:rolleyes:
Posted by SMacSteve, on Nov 11, 2005 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Next time I'm sending you to the ladies room. ... 31,648 Views / 306 Replies  
Next time I'm sending you to the ladies room.
;)
Posted by SMacSteve, on Sep 22, 2005 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm a Brenthaven fan true and thru! I'd look at... 778 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm a Brenthaven fan true and thru! I'd look at the new lineup that just came out!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Jul 3, 2005 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ohh, I'm tell'n! 1,778 Views / 42 Replies  
Ohh, I'm tell'n!
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 4, 2005 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's a no brainer if your a student. But, if... 1,778 Views / 42 Replies  
That's a no brainer if your a student. But, if your not then the Comp USA is the way.

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Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 4, 2005 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You should read my previous post in this thread. ... 1,778 Views / 42 Replies  
You should read my previous post in this thread. If you buy it at Comp USA they have a 21 day return policy and they'll re-ring the sale to qualify you for your rebate. Be sure to ask if they have...
Posted by SMacSteve, on Apr 4, 2005 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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