Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Search: Posts Made By: adamschneider
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
What about the dock vs. no dock issue? I find it... 586 Views / 7 Replies  
What about the dock vs. no dock issue? I find it odd that the new ones don't have a separate AC adapter; is that as annoying as it seems like it might be?
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 14, 2006 at 06:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
which to buy: 4G (40GB) or 5G (30GB)? 586 Views / 7 Replies  
Right now, I can get a refurbished 40GB 4th-generation iPod (click wheel, dock) for $249 or a new 30GB video iPod for $269.

I don't anticipate watching a lot of video content on that little...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 14, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've been thinking of finally buying an iPod, and... 1,274 Views / 29 Replies  
I've been thinking of finally buying an iPod, and I was waiting for MWSF to see if there'd be any sort of "speed bump" (size bump?), so I was a little disappointed. Oh well, guess I'll have to bite...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 10, 2006 at 03:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe you should read what I wrote before you... 4,857 Views / 141 Replies  
Maybe you should read what I wrote before you reflexively apologize on Apple's behalf yet again. I said they should include 3rd-party mice "as a BTO option" -- on the page where you select the...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 12, 2005 at 03:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I show them that they have to use two hands to... 4,857 Views / 141 Replies  
I show them that they have to use two hands to get to those menus, and that ticks them off. Then I show them newegg.com.
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 11, 2005 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't tell for certain, but it looks like this... 4,857 Views / 141 Replies  
I can't tell for certain, but it looks like this thing might only have one RAM slot.
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 11, 2005 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm aware of that. But since they're suddenly... 4,857 Views / 141 Replies  
I'm aware of that. But since they're suddenly going to be selling more mice as separate peripherals, you'd think they'd have more options than just "wire" and "no wire." This would have been an...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 11, 2005 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A few comments: The Mac mini is great, but... 4,857 Views / 141 Replies  
A few comments:

The Mac mini is great, but one thing is bothering me: "Memory upgrade must be performed by an Apple Authorized Service provider." And get this: the 1GB RAM option on...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 11, 2005 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"What's the difference between the 12-inch iBook... 1,686 Views / 13 Replies  
"What's the difference between the 12-inch iBook and the 12-inch PowerBook, and why should I buy one instead of the other?"
Posted by adamschneider, on Dec 13, 2004 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
graphics schmaphics 8,187 Views / 78 Replies  
You know, the VAST majority of Mac users out there don't give a damn about supercharged graphics cards. You guys (with the exception, perhaps, of the guy with the blueberry iBook) suffer from a...
Posted by adamschneider, on Oct 23, 2004 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As I said -- and you apparently chose to ignore... 16,483 Views / 272 Replies  
As I said -- and you apparently chose to ignore this -- there are a number of reasons I prefer CRT monitors. And I'm not alone.

I don't like that LCDs have different colors depending on which...
Posted by adamschneider, on Sep 1, 2004 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
I personally prefer CRT monitors, for a number of... 16,483 Views / 272 Replies  
I personally prefer CRT monitors, for a number of reasons. One of the biggest is that I already own one. Right now my ONLY option, if I want to get a new Mac to use with this monitor, is to spend...
Posted by adamschneider, on Aug 31, 2004 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
stability 16,483 Views / 272 Replies  
How stable is this thing? And I don't mean the OS. I mean it looks like it could tip over to the right or left; that "foot" is quite small.
Posted by adamschneider, on Aug 31, 2004 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: Mozilla 130,580 Views / 136 Replies  
There's nothing in my Bookmarks menu about Quick Searches. I eventually figured it out by searching for "quick searches firefox" in Google, but boy, they couldn't have buried this much deeper if...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jul 31, 2004 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Mozilla 130,580 Views / 136 Replies  
Say what?? How, pray tell, would one set up something like this?
Posted by adamschneider, on Jul 30, 2004 at 08:53 PM, in Applications
Mozilla 130,580 Views / 136 Replies  
Apparently I'm the only one who prefers the "bloated" Mozilla to Firefox.

And it's mainly for a single reason: I couldn't live without the ability to search Google from the location bar (type your...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jul 30, 2004 at 04:56 PM, in Applications
Poll: Re: Re: What do you mean, when "did" you? 6,105 Views / 87 Replies  
Because (a) OS 9 is a LOT faster on my WallStreet, even with a G4/500 upgrade; (b) I don't like the poofy interface with useless window edges and smoothed (blurry!) fonts; and (c) I would have to...
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 25, 2004 at 11:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: What do you mean, when "did" you? 6,105 Views / 87 Replies  
There's a choice missing from the poll: I know it's hard for MacNN readers to believe, but a LOT of us out here in the real world still haven't switched yet!
Posted by adamschneider, on Jan 25, 2004 at 03:03 AM, in Mac OS X
I wouldn't recommend a crossover cable; you have... 419 Views / 17 Replies  
I wouldn't recommend a crossover cable; you have to switch on AppleTalk in the two computers simultaneously, and it's just a pain. Much easier to get a cheap network hub and use plain old Ethernet...
Posted by adamschneider, on Feb 25, 2002 at 10:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe you don't need to do it for free...... 256 Views / 8 Replies  
Maybe you don't need to do it for free... according to Apple's Web site, they're hiring part-time sales associates (as well as full-times and Geniuses) at most locations, including Buffalo.
...
Posted by adamschneider, on May 22, 2001 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bakerbot, have you rebuilt your desktop lately? 173 Views / 5 Replies  
Bakerbot, have you rebuilt your desktop lately?
Posted by adamschneider, on Jun 1, 2000 at 06:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I highly recommend a Contextual Menu plug-in... 239 Views / 4 Replies  
I highly recommend a Contextual Menu plug-in called "More File Info." It allows you to see the exact size of the data and resource forks of a file by control-clicking. It also lets you delete the...
Posted by adamschneider, on May 4, 2000 at 05:40 PM, in Applications
I know about Keyquencer, and I think you... 494 Views / 3 Replies  
I know about Keyquencer, and I think you misunderstood what I'm trying to do. Keyquencer is fine for making a few shortcut keystrokes... but I want to ALWAYS have the right Option key (and only the...
Posted by adamschneider, on Apr 11, 2000 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
re-map Command/Option keys? 494 Views / 3 Replies  
I just got a PowerBook G3/300 (black keyboard), and I'm very frustrated by the fact that the right side of the keyboard has an Option key but NOT a Command key; the Command key is much more useful...
Posted by adamschneider, on Apr 7, 2000 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Even though I prefer the text file approach, I'd... 236 Views / 9 Replies  
Even though I prefer the text file approach, I'd also like to see it be something you can set in the Preferences.

Another Preference I'd like to see is the ability to set the creator code of...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 30, 2000 at 04:45 PM, in Applications
I love it, Shan. (Further evidence that the... 196 Views / 4 Replies  
I love it, Shan.

(Further evidence that the Mac IE team is way cooler than the rest of Microsoft.)
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 29, 2000 at 02:43 PM, in Applications
...but it'll forget your large window setting the... 212 Views / 4 Replies  
...but it'll forget your large window setting the next time you create a smaller window for whatever reason.

The solution:
1) Get your one main window exactly where you want it, quit Explorer,...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 29, 2000 at 11:14 AM, in Applications
I've noticed this too. The "back" button ends up... 236 Views / 3 Replies  
I've noticed this too. The "back" button ends up being not nearly as instantaneous as it should be. Very annoying.
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 29, 2000 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
On my beige G3, it defaulted to Bondi. 208 Views / 19 Replies  
On my beige G3, it defaulted to Bondi.
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 28, 2000 at 11:34 AM, in Applications
Thanks, squareman; I missed that old dialog box! ... 201 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, squareman; I missed that old dialog box! Guess I'll set up QuicKeys to render cmd-L as opt-cmd-L.

I just noticed that in the old-style dialog box, you still get the old-style AutoComplete...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 28, 2000 at 11:27 AM, in Applications
Also, good-old right-clicking (control-clicking... 247 Views / 5 Replies  
Also, good-old right-clicking (control-clicking for those still using one-button mice) will let you delete the entries.
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 28, 2000 at 11:22 AM, in Applications
The 'framespacing' attribute of the... 246 Views / 14 Replies  
The 'framespacing' attribute of the <FRAMESET> tag controls the width of the border between frames.
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 27, 2000 at 02:45 AM, in Applications
So where did some people get the idea to use the... 246 Views / 14 Replies  
So where did some people get the idea to use the 'border' attribute in the FRAMESET tag? I've never heard of anything other than the standard 'frameborder' (and its cousin, 'framespacing').

Is...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 11:19 PM, in Applications
PS -- The page works now because I went back and... 249 Views / 24 Replies  
PS -- The page works now because I went back and edited my message by pulling the edit URL out of the source.
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 09:20 PM, in Applications
NEWS FLASH: BIZARRE IE 5 QUIRK! In my... 249 Views / 24 Replies  
NEWS FLASH: BIZARRE IE 5 QUIRK!

In my previous post, I told Stephen Barncard to watch what he puts in his <FRAMESET> tags... but I typed <FRAMESET> directly into my message without using the <...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 09:19 PM, in Applications
Stephen: Your pages use "border" attributes... 249 Views / 24 Replies  
Stephen:

Your pages use "border" attributes in the <FRAMESET> tags. This is incorrect; it should be frameborder=0, not border=0. It's not Microsoft's fault.


[This message has been edited by...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 08:59 PM, in Applications
This was my first complaint, too, until I figured... 196 Views / 7 Replies  
This was my first complaint, too, until I figured out that you can customize the toolbar and add the Larger & Smaller buttons.
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 08:39 PM, in Applications
Linda, You're mistaken. Geneva is NOT a... 393 Views / 24 Replies  
Linda,

You're mistaken. Geneva is NOT a monospaced font. Geneva's M's are much wider than the I's.

Besides, it's Arial that's having trouble fitting.
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
Sometimes I wonder whether the people who make IE... 249 Views / 24 Replies  
Sometimes I wonder whether the people who make IE for Mac live on a different planet than the rest of Micro$oft. Since version 4 came out, I've almost completely abandoned Netscape, and IE 5 isn't...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 04:54 PM, in Applications
Todd seems to have the best handle on this issue;... 393 Views / 24 Replies  
Todd seems to have the best handle on this issue; listen to him. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

Putting my IE 5 settings at 12 point default and 96 dpi seems to give me the best of...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 04:42 PM, in Applications
I think your explanation is mostly right, J... 393 Views / 24 Replies  
I think your explanation is mostly right, J Lance, except that text on Web pages that were designed to be viewed on Windows ends up looking TINY, not huge, on Macs... because 6 point type is legible...
Posted by adamschneider, on Mar 26, 2000 at 03:32 PM, in Applications
When Eudora Pro 4.2 first came out, there was a... 239 Views / 8 Replies  
When Eudora Pro 4.2 first came out, there was a big uproar over the vertical lines. But the bottom line is: When you send the message, the black lines are converted to '>' symbols!

If someone...
Posted by adamschneider, on Dec 9, 1999 at 01:35 AM, in Applications
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:35 PM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2014 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2