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I use mine over Bluetooth with no problems, but... 1,598 Views / 4 Replies  
I use mine over Bluetooth with no problems, but you'll need to Google an iSync plug-in for the phone itself.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 4, 2008 at 01:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The original posters are Marine Corps CH-46... 1,643 Views / 42 Replies  
The original posters are Marine Corps CH-46 birds, probably the Delta or Foxtrot variant. There's a squadron based down here at NAS Norfolk, I drive by them pretty much every day. The 53s are sexy as...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jun 16, 2008 at 08:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We might want to spin this into another thread at... 2,591 Views / 91 Replies  
We might want to spin this into another thread at this point, but the Navy's moving away from the insane number of enlisted service and working uniforms to two replacements - a year-round service...
Posted by Mister Elf, on May 30, 2008 at 09:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From what I hear that's fairly standard with the... 2,591 Views / 91 Replies  
From what I hear that's fairly standard with the lovely new Velcro-ized uniforms the Army's wearing these days (thoughts? I'm interested). I believe that Marines rarely wear rank insignia in the...
Posted by Mister Elf, on May 26, 2008 at 12:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm going to add to the thanks for both your... 2,591 Views / 91 Replies  
I'm going to add to the thanks for both your restraint and your reply. The fact that my day clothes are covered in oddly-colored splotches does not make them any less legitimate of a working outfit....
Posted by Mister Elf, on May 25, 2008 at 06:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And a single-core 4.2GHz Power6 machine (IBM's... 1,258 Views / 30 Replies  
And a single-core 4.2GHz Power6 machine (IBM's base model) starts at above $5,000. Please justify paying that much for a single-core PowerMac and I'll buy.

(No I won't.)
Posted by Mister Elf, on May 4, 2008 at 07:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You'd be better off just buying a new Mac, to be... 2,563 Views / 7 Replies  
You'd be better off just buying a new Mac, to be completely honest.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Apr 29, 2008 at 09:50 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Must you bitch about it everywhere you go? I... 1,251 Views / 40 Replies  
Must you bitch about it everywhere you go?

I was sleeping...felt it, woke up, thought "oh, that's kind of cool", rolled over, and went back to sleep. I'm from San Francisco originally...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Apr 19, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gunny likes cotton balls; seems like he must get... 3,732 Views / 37 Replies  
Gunny likes cotton balls; seems like he must get shipments by the case whenever he says "Y'all need to work on yo' spit-shines" and tosses a bag at us.

But this, ladies and gentlemen, is why God...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Apr 12, 2008 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.algeos.com/acatalog/qb1270_kiwi_polish.... 3,732 Views / 37 Replies  
http://www.algeos.com/acatalog/qb1270_kiwi_polish.jpg

That, plus a lighter, cotton balls, and a pair of pantyhose. Enjoy.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Apr 11, 2008 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've been all-Nokia to date...that ends soon! ... 3,686 Views / 52 Replies  
I've been all-Nokia to date...that ends soon!

1.) Nokia 2260. Basic candybar, blue/black screen, TDMA. Indestructible, fantastic battery, good reception.

2.) Nokia 6102. Good phone for its...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Apr 7, 2008 at 05:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I honestly didn't like her in Phantom. Despite... 3,213 Views / 22 Replies  
I honestly didn't like her in Phantom. Despite the fact that it was written for her, she has a very piercing voice, and uses too much vibrato.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Mar 14, 2008 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I had a similar problem with my blue and white G3... 403 Views / 1 Replies  
I had a similar problem with my blue and white G3 back in the day. It's a power supply problem; you need a replacement. Should run you around $50-$80 if you find a good source.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Mar 11, 2008 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can have OneNote, you just have to install... 719 Views / 14 Replies  
You can have OneNote, you just have to install Windows and Office. :rolleyes:
Posted by Mister Elf, on Mar 6, 2008 at 12:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The System Profiler shows the write speeds that... 508 Views / 4 Replies  
The System Profiler shows the write speeds that the disc, not the drive, are capable of. If you have any alternative media, try that and see if it works.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Dec 30, 2007 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's probably a limitation of the disc - cheap... 508 Views / 4 Replies  
It's probably a limitation of the disc - cheap media will not be capable of burning at full speed.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Dec 30, 2007 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you need more RAM in the default... 817 Views / 26 Replies  
I think you need more RAM in the default configuration. :brick:
Posted by Mister Elf, on Dec 1, 2007 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's always interesting to see the changes in... 781 Views / 3 Replies  
It's always interesting to see the changes in usernames between here and MR forums...

-StealthRider
Posted by Mister Elf, on Sep 18, 2007 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
And what the bloody hell is a "hoi... 802 Views / 12 Replies  
And what the bloody hell is a "hoi polloi"?
Posted by Mister Elf, on Sep 4, 2007 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, he does have several public e-mail... 3,634 Views / 37 Replies  
Actually, he does have several public e-mail addresses, and high-level staff check the inboxes. It's a good way to get something solved when all else fails.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Sep 2, 2007 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Soooooo hard to control! But it's pretty fun... 1,141 Views / 31 Replies  
Soooooo hard to control! But it's pretty fun nonetheless!
Posted by Mister Elf, on Sep 2, 2007 at 12:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As long as the 20" doesn't miraculously downgrade... 2,158 Views / 42 Replies  
As long as the 20" doesn't miraculously downgrade to a TN panel, and the displays remain matte-coated, I might find myself in the market :)
Posted by Mister Elf, on Sep 2, 2007 at 12:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's very difficult, from what I've heard - make... 645 Views / 6 Replies  
It's very difficult, from what I've heard - make sure you get a good take-down guide with clear images, and above all work slowly! You should be fine, just don't screw up :p

The back doesn't open...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 18, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nope, sorry - MacBooks use DDR2 memory, while the... 370 Views / 2 Replies  
Nope, sorry - MacBooks use DDR2 memory, while the iBooks only used standard SDRAM (in the G3s) or DDR(1) SDRAM (in the G4s).
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 17, 2007 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No problem - RAID is a nice surprise, isn't it? :) 603 Views / 3 Replies  
No problem - RAID is a nice surprise, isn't it? :)
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 17, 2007 at 04:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's called disk spanning, and it may be a... 603 Views / 3 Replies  
It's called disk spanning, and it may be a hardware RAID. It really depends on the enclosure - what kind is it?
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 17, 2007 at 02:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Here ya go. No flashing required, but it's as... 667 Views / 1 Replies  
Here ya go. No flashing required, but it's as expensive as any other Sonnet product...
EDIT: Apparently there's only three left in stock, so if this is what you want, order ASAP!

Tempo Trio at...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 17, 2007 at 12:58 AM, in Hardware Hacking
He's not going to Iraq! He said so twice in the... 2,977 Views / 101 Replies  
He's not going to Iraq! He said so twice in the quotes you included...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 16, 2007 at 09:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wasn't there a big problem with blue tint on the... 721 Views / 4 Replies  
Wasn't there a big problem with blue tint on the MacBook awhile back? Could this be the same problem?
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 12, 2007 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
He's not spreading fud. There has been a lot of... 2,485 Views / 39 Replies  
He's not spreading fud. There has been a lot of confusion as to whether the new iMac uses the Mobility Radeon 2600XT, or the desktop Radeon 2600 Pro. The part number of the chip itself, from what I...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 12, 2007 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
You will be fine - the VGA output on your iBook... 920 Views / 10 Replies  
You will be fine - the VGA output on your iBook supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536. A typical 24" display has a resolution of 1920 x 1200. The refresh rate will be limited to 60 hertz, but that's...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 9, 2007 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have, though not nearly for the same length of... 710 Views / 11 Replies  
I have, though not nearly for the same length of time, and I find the screen to be better in almost every way. The one I worked with yesterday was a floor model, and as such still had the yellow tint...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 5, 2007 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
After using a MacBook all day today, I can... 710 Views / 11 Replies  
After using a MacBook all day today, I can honestly say that I absolutely cannot stand the screen. I'm not sure if it's the glossy coating or just a terrible panel, but the viewing angles, both...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Aug 5, 2007 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
"MySpace for adults"?! Wow, that's being a bit... 1,558 Views / 61 Replies  
"MySpace for adults"?! Wow, that's being a bit mean.

As of now, there are less ads on FB, not much ability to customize page layouts (thank God), and at least a little more security. It's really...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 20, 2007 at 07:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a lot more to pay if you don't need the... 658 Views / 14 Replies  
It's a lot more to pay if you don't need the extra inputs and USB hub, though.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 20, 2007 at 06:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe it will work, but you'll only be able... 435 Views / 4 Replies  
I believe it will work, but you'll only be able to create a 128GB partition on the drive.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 19, 2007 at 11:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's the one :) 658 Views / 14 Replies  
That's the one :)
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 17, 2007 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Get the cheaper Dell 20" widescreen - not exactly... 658 Views / 14 Replies  
Get the cheaper Dell 20" widescreen - not exactly sure of the model number, but it runs about $220.00
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 17, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And, they may say that the cellular card requires... 956 Views / 21 Replies  
And, they may say that the cellular card requires USB 2.0, but there's no way that a cellular connection (even 3G) will saturate USB 1.2...so it should work on the older Mac as well.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 17, 2007 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think it's about time you two (Kevin and RR)... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
I think it's about time you two (Kevin and RR) gave up...flaming one mod is one thing, but when another steps in to back him up...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 12, 2007 at 11:56 AM, in Feedback
I had a quote in my sig up until last week. I had... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
I had a quote in my sig up until last week. I had mods comment on how amusing the quote itself was when I first put it up...perhaps your ban had to do with the content of the quote rather than the...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 12, 2007 at 12:38 AM, in Feedback
There's not much difference...it could be said... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
There's not much difference...it could be said that a "boss" is also a referee, and a referee is, in many cases, a player's boss (in addition to the coach) for the duration of the game.
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:58 PM, in Feedback
That was a fast edit...unfortunately those e-mail... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
That was a fast edit...unfortunately those e-mail notifications send the original full text of the message. Some bosses are more antagonistic than others...does that make them any less your boss?
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:33 PM, in Feedback
That's not what he's saying. Why is it so hard... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
That's not what he's saying. Why is it so hard just to respect those in charge? Obviously that doesn't always work IRL (let's not make them shove this into the political lounge), but this message...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:11 PM, in Feedback
It'd be a lot cleaner if you guys just started... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
It'd be a lot cleaner if you guys just started banning people like you used to...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:03 PM, in Feedback
It's true, we just would prefer a more... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
It's true, we just would prefer a more professional attitude. We all get stressed. Hopefully we don't all take it out on our constituents. :lol:

Now, where are those brownies?
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 11, 2007 at 06:23 PM, in Feedback
They'd lock it for the "no threads about members"... 1,820 Views / 64 Replies  
They'd lock it for the "no threads about members" rule. But there does need to be some way to discuss this with the admins. As a moderator, he represents the admins...and his being a jerk doesn't...
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 11, 2007 at 05:58 PM, in Feedback
*Basks in the harshness of MacNN* Baaaletion! 1,080 Views / 29 Replies  
*Basks in the harshness of MacNN*

Baaaletion!
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 10, 2007 at 08:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the advice... *Cringes* 819 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks for the advice...

*Cringes*
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 10, 2007 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't necessarily mean with the current staff... 972 Views / 43 Replies  
I didn't necessarily mean with the current staff - finding more moderators wouldn't be too hard, would it? (Actual question - please correct me if I'm wrong).
Posted by Mister Elf, on Jul 10, 2007 at 06:25 PM, in Feedback
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