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It's not exactly free, but Griffin Technology... 1,025 Views / 5 Replies  
It's not exactly free, but Griffin Technology (those iPod accessory guys) sell an app called "iFill" that will do it. I haven't tried it myself but I have heard that it is pretty nice:

Griffin...
Posted by joltguy, on Apr 11, 2007 at 06:46 AM, in Applications
You could try holding down the Menu button on... 1,479 Views / 9 Replies  
You could try holding down the Menu button on your Apple Remote when you boot your Mac. This should give you the OS selection screen. You can also use the remote to select which OS to boot by...
Posted by joltguy, on Apr 4, 2007 at 08:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I had to clean the puke off my keyboard before I... 3,712 Views / 51 Replies  
I had to clean the puke off my keyboard before I could even compose this post. Seriously, what the hell? Good to see that we'll be able to keep bashing on ole Microsoft far into the future, with this...
Posted by joltguy, on May 26, 2006 at 01:30 PM, in GUI Customization
My MBP does have the slight "CPU whine" but... 668 Views / 7 Replies  
My MBP does have the slight "CPU whine" but stories like this have prevented me from taking it in. I'm not relinquishing my MBP until I can confirm:

1. My issue is not software-correctable.

2....
Posted by joltguy, on May 19, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The "Airport Radar" widget may also be useful to... 390 Views / 2 Replies  
The "Airport Radar" widget may also be useful to you:
http://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/networking_security/airportradar.html
Posted by joltguy, on May 17, 2006 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My MBP 1.83 seems to be running slightly cooler... 1,070 Views / 16 Replies  
My MBP 1.83 seems to be running slightly cooler after this update and the whine seems somewhat "fainter".
Posted by joltguy, on May 17, 2006 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine doesn't. 598 Views / 5 Replies  
Mine doesn't.
Posted by joltguy, on May 17, 2006 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the link to the Red Sweater blog! ... 19,065 Views / 181 Replies  
Thanks for the link to the Red Sweater blog!

The program in that post does correct the issue for me. It's not currently annoying enough for me to sacrifice the battery time, but at least I have it...
Posted by joltguy, on Mar 19, 2006 at 07:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pixar seeking Mac developers! 729 Views / 3 Replies  
Found this out on CocoaRadio (http://cocoaradio.com) just now. This could be your chance to work for The Steve :D
...
Posted by joltguy, on Oct 7, 2005 at 12:58 AM, in Developer Center
Spring-loaded folders for the Dock, please. 40,100 Views / 443 Replies  
Spring-loaded folders for the Dock, please.
Posted by joltguy, on Sep 24, 2005 at 03:35 PM, in Mac OS X
The new look is awesome! I'm a little surprised... 9,562 Views / 105 Replies  
The new look is awesome! I'm a little surprised they didn't do a new icon to go with it though.
Posted by joltguy, on Sep 9, 2005 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
The quote above tells the whole story. You know,... 15,953 Views / 613 Replies  
The quote above tells the whole story. You know, you could've at least tried the mouse before passing off your ridiculous "expert" opinion. Given the positioning and the force required to activate...
Posted by joltguy, on Aug 19, 2005 at 08:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cord or no cord, this mouse looks mighty sweet.... 16,326 Views / 280 Replies  
Cord or no cord, this mouse looks mighty sweet. I'm getting one.
Posted by joltguy, on Aug 2, 2005 at 01:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'd love to see (and buy!) a PowerBook G5 before... 2,205 Views / 46 Replies  
I'd love to see (and buy!) a PowerBook G5 before our inevitable transition.
Posted by joltguy, on Jul 12, 2005 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, now that is exciting. :D 2,159 Views / 69 Replies  
Okay, now that is exciting. :D
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Of course something as silly as that wouldn't... 2,159 Views / 69 Replies  
Of course something as silly as that wouldn't change the experience. Jeez, all the fuss about the CPU change isn't about brand, at least not as far as I'm concerned. I've got no beef with Intel...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The secret to 239 posts in less than 10 days... 1,960 Views / 43 Replies  
The secret to 239 posts in less than 10 days revealed!! :p
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 01:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, and that will be their saving grace. OS X... 2,159 Views / 69 Replies  
Yep, and that will be their saving grace. OS X will keep people from switching away from Apple because there is really nothing better out there.


What I really should've said in my post was that...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 01:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What the hell are you talking about? Did you even... 2,159 Views / 69 Replies  
What the hell are you talking about? Did you even read my post? You are confused.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I understand what you're saying. What it boils... 2,159 Views / 69 Replies  
I understand what you're saying. What it boils down to is that things were just taking too long to happen with IBM as the chip supplier. However, "never" is an overstatement. Great things will happen...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You're so right about that, because most of the... 2,159 Views / 69 Replies  
You're so right about that, because most of the Mac users around here (yourself included) think that that the baggage-laden x86 chip is a wonderful replacement for the PowerPC. Ignorance, indeed.
...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 08:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac + x86 & the effect on Java 796 Views / 8 Replies  
I've been trying for the last couple of days to glean something positive from Apple's transition to Intel. Maybe this is it: Will Java fly under OS X the way it does under x86 Linux or even (gulp)...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 02:28 AM, in Developer Center
Hilarious. 2,159 Views / 69 Replies  
Hilarious.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 01:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Except that Apple has this very significant... 2,613 Views / 83 Replies  
Except that Apple has this very significant secondary stream of revenue that Dell doesn't have: iPod. I'm not saying you're wrong, I'm just saying that this should be factored into the calculations.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 01:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: True enough. I'm sure though that with just a bit... 1,212 Views / 32 Replies  
True enough. I'm sure though that with just a bit more creative thought that you could've made that possible within the current poll feature set.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 01:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If Apple wants to be really smart they could also... 2,613 Views / 83 Replies  
If Apple wants to be really smart they could also simply price the Intel Macs on par with Windows-running machines. If you can get beautifully designed Apple hardware with the world's most advanced...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 9, 2005 at 01:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Another option "All of the above" would fix the... 1,212 Views / 32 Replies  
Another option "All of the above" would fix the situation equally well.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 8, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is truly excellent! Something positive to... 1,009 Views / 20 Replies  
This is truly excellent! Something positive to extract from this year's WWDC.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 8, 2005 at 07:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, what an excellent reason to sacrifice... 3,318 Views / 116 Replies  
Wow, what an excellent reason to sacrifice excellence. DRM. w00t. Feel my excitement. And when some enterprising cracker circumvents that DRM (which they will), then what? Advantage lost.

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Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That is an excellent article. He clearly... 3,318 Views / 116 Replies  
That is an excellent article. He clearly understands my pain.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Disturbing. 2,671 Views / 61 Replies  
Disturbing.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What a difference a keynote makes. 3,112 Views / 59 Replies  
What a difference a keynote makes.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 11:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Right on. 1,339 Views / 34 Replies  
Right on.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 11:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you! You've so wonderfully encapsulated the... 1,691 Views / 45 Replies  
Thank you! You've so wonderfully encapsulated the reason for my disappointment. According to your post, Apple made the switch so that they could sell more to the ignorant. To hell with the people who...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 10:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
First, "sparrowfart"?? :lol: That made me laugh. ... 1,691 Views / 45 Replies  
First, "sparrowfart"?? :lol: That made me laugh.

Second, Apple's had no problems selling systems lately. Watch the keynote... Apple's hardware sales are trouncing the PC industry sales.

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Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 10:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
3Ghz. There's that number again. Holy grail.... 1,691 Views / 45 Replies  
3Ghz. There's that number again. Holy grail. Switching to Intel just so we can finally say "woohoo! 3+ GHz, we're in the game!" is a lousy reason to switch if you ask me. Surely you must have some...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 09:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:rolleyes: Thanks for demostrating my point so... 1,691 Views / 45 Replies  
:rolleyes: Thanks for demostrating my point so visibly (and quickly)!! Keep playing that GHz game buddy. It's the new version of the MHz game only this time it matters even less!
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 09:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So easily impressed! It's called "RISC"... 1,691 Views / 45 Replies  
So easily impressed!

It's called "RISC" architecture. Thats an acronym. I'll give you the opportunity to Google it. Done? Okay. Now, in case you're wondering what that fancy acronym means, I'll...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 09:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Let me answer each of your questions: 1. So... 1,691 Views / 45 Replies  
Let me answer each of your questions:

1. So you do not care how fast your computer is?
Of course I do (although my current computer is waaay outdated). I guess by asking me that you must be...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What ********. I do care what CPU is in my... 1,691 Views / 45 Replies  
What ********. I do care what CPU is in my computer, and it's actually one of the reasons I do choose to use Macintosh. The CPU design is elegant, just like the OS, just like the rest of the hardware.
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 7, 2005 at 12:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, if they wanna switch chip architectures... 5,815 Views / 121 Replies  
Well, if they wanna switch chip architectures then I guess I can deal with it... but they damn well better not start putting those friggin "intel inside" stickers on the new Macs! That would be...
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 6, 2005 at 08:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice girl, good actress, but how in the hell did... 58,259 Views / 96 Replies  
Nice girl, good actress, but how in the hell did she get on this list? :confused:
Posted by joltguy, on Jun 1, 2005 at 12:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What a waste of talent! 1,179 Views / 13 Replies  
What a waste of talent!
Posted by joltguy, on May 30, 2005 at 09:26 AM, in GUI Customization
I found this thread by following the stench of +1... 2,232 Views / 35 Replies  
I found this thread by following the stench of +1 posts. I plant this post here so that others with noses less trained than my own will also find it and thereby be able to increase their MacNN social...
Posted by joltguy, on May 30, 2005 at 08:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I liked the one where they go back in time in... 1,448 Views / 46 Replies  
I liked the one where they go back in time in order to kidnap some whales.

:p
Posted by joltguy, on May 28, 2005 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You'll be hearing from my legal representatives! 70,752 Views / 417 Replies  
You'll be hearing from my legal representatives!
Posted by joltguy, on May 25, 2005 at 08:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats on your purchase! Looks like you got a... 1,870 Views / 39 Replies  
Congrats on your purchase! Looks like you got a very complete and well-preserved kit.

I've still got my clamshell Blueberry iBook 300 (rev b) and I find it's keyboard much more solid than the one...
Posted by joltguy, on May 25, 2005 at 08:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This'll surely be the next excuse for a Longhorn... 921 Views / 8 Replies  
This'll surely be the next excuse for a Longhorn delay.
Posted by joltguy, on May 25, 2005 at 07:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I recently saw a TV special on brand marketing... 955 Views / 18 Replies  
I recently saw a TV special on brand marketing that interviewed him... seemed like a real nice nice guy. May he rest in peace.

I wonder if Kelloggs will continue to use a recording of his voice or...
Posted by joltguy, on May 24, 2005 at 10:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The truth hurts so much... 3,458 Views / 101 Replies  
The truth hurts so much...
Posted by joltguy, on May 24, 2005 at 10:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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