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PM me about ipod hard drives? 1,015 Views / 12 Replies  
PM me about ipod hard drives?
Posted by vmarks, on Aug 31, 2012 at 03:25 PM, in Marketplace
I recommend that you go to Yafo (Jaffa) and... 863 Views / 19 Replies  
I recommend that you go to Yafo (Jaffa) and sometime around 1, 2am, stop by a place called abulafia. Buy food, follow the lead of everyone else. You won't be disappointed.
Posted by vmarks, on Sep 8, 2011 at 08:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't have that problem. Doesn't mean it... 863 Views / 19 Replies  
I didn't have that problem. Doesn't mean it changed or didn't, just that I didn't experience that.
Posted by vmarks, on Sep 8, 2011 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This thread is worthless without more pics of the... 2,707 Views / 167 Replies  
This thread is worthless without more pics of the V12 E-Type.

Shots should be taken with hood open and closed, preferably.

Also, I wish I'd known about such things back when I was more...
Posted by vmarks, on Sep 8, 2011 at 07:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Subego is correct, but I would tell you to try... 863 Views / 19 Replies  
Subego is correct, but I would tell you to try and see more -

Masada is good (and I DID hike up the old path)
Jerusalem, Old City. Check out the church of the Holy Sepulchre while you're at it....
Posted by vmarks, on Sep 8, 2011 at 06:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
May I just say, the changes taking place around... 2,090 Views / 143 Replies  
May I just say, the changes taking place around the world don't always make it easy to keep up. When I learned African geography, Zaire was Zaire. Then, years after I had learnt it, it changed to the...
Posted by vmarks, on Jan 28, 2011 at 03:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: All your post shows is that you never listen to... 1,422 Views / 75 Replies  
All your post shows is that you never listen to Rush Limbaugh. Rush is an ardent supporter of Israel and Jews.

Not only do you NOT hear worse, you don't hear anything close.

You do hear bad...
Posted by vmarks, on Oct 31, 2010 at 02:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I accept your correction. 1,345 Views / 62 Replies  
I accept your correction.
Posted by vmarks, on Aug 27, 2010 at 09:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There is such a thing as vaccine injury. I've... 1,345 Views / 62 Replies  
There is such a thing as vaccine injury. I've been told so by several neurologists that see and treat the resulting injury.

There is no established link between autism and vaccine injury. That...
Posted by vmarks, on Aug 26, 2010 at 06:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes. You're presumed to have bought it and are... 437 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes. You're presumed to have bought it and are taxed on the value the state deems it to be worth. Sometimes this is called a highway use fee, sometimes it's a property tax, but unless it was gifted...
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 23, 2010 at 12:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Also, does someone have brownies? I swear I... 8,703 Views / 264 Replies  
Also, does someone have brownies? I swear I thought someone mentioned cooking brownies.
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 22, 2010 at 01:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"Math is hard."* A table, or checklist might be... 8,703 Views / 264 Replies  
"Math is hard."* A table, or checklist might be confusing.


*sorry, this was for humor value only. Any ref to Mattel's embarrassment over Math Is Hard Barbie brings a smile to that thing I call...
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 22, 2010 at 01:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I didn't write that. If that's how you interpret... 1,245 Views / 61 Replies  
I didn't write that. If that's how you interpret what I wrote, it's because you may place a high value on supporting people when doing so prevents you from accomplishing your goals.

I didn't say...
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 22, 2010 at 07:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's not that they're afraid. It's that it's... 1,245 Views / 61 Replies  
It's not that they're afraid. It's that it's expedient.

What have we learned from the various scandals that take place, regardless of political affiliation? The quickest way to defuse them is to...
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 21, 2010 at 08:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"There has never been a saying, 'as pretty as an... 4,570 Views / 316 Replies  
"There has never been a saying, 'as pretty as an airport.' This is for a reason."

-- Douglas Adams.
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 21, 2010 at 06:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If DailyKos is a "leader of the Democrat Party,"... 8,703 Views / 264 Replies  
If DailyKos is a "leader of the Democrat Party," I want more of him. Every candidate he's backed has lost excepting the President.

The difference between Kos and the rest of the names is that Kos...
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 20, 2010 at 09:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
consider that Apple doesn't want to spend a lot... 4,994 Views / 36 Replies  
consider that Apple doesn't want to spend a lot of money on this. Expect that they're going to pick the lowest price-some quality combo they can find. Maybe silicone, maybe a harder material one step...
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 19, 2010 at 03:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As for iPhone cases, nothing is going to be... 4,994 Views / 36 Replies  
As for iPhone cases, nothing is going to be helpful if you have a highway crash at speed - either the phone survives, it hits you in the passenger compartment, or it goes through a window. I've been...
Posted by vmarks, on Jul 19, 2010 at 03:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
He says he "had to leave" - but he didn't. If he... 784 Views / 32 Replies  
He says he "had to leave" - but he didn't. If he wasn't fired, then he chose to leave, he didn't have to do so. If he did have to do so, then he was fired or pressured to leave under some sort of...
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 29, 2010 at 10:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The article you cited written by Arax said he... 784 Views / 32 Replies  
The article you cited written by Arax said he lost his job over the unpublished story. In American English, when people say they've lost their job, it means they were fired, laid-off, or otherwise...
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 27, 2010 at 10:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'll be sure to remember that when the Mothers... 784 Views / 32 Replies  
I'll be sure to remember that when the Mothers Against Drunk Driving aren't actively rallying against pot-smokers as a part of their platform, or the Susan G. Komen foundation against Breast Cancer...
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 27, 2010 at 09:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Or Nashville, for that matter. 2,656 Views / 34 Replies  
Or Nashville, for that matter.
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 26, 2010 at 06:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I recommend that you duct tape over the gaping... 2,656 Views / 34 Replies  
I recommend that you duct tape over the gaping hole and spray paint it something close to the color of the car. If you're really interested you could bondo over the tape, but that's going for style...
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 25, 2010 at 07:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, all we've got to go on is this one... 784 Views / 32 Replies  
Actually, all we've got to go on is this one editorialist's statement. I'm not saying that he manufactured any of it, but he does have an axe to grind in that he lost his job over this opinion.
...
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 25, 2010 at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you aren't passionate about using good tools,... 3,748 Views / 191 Replies  
If you aren't passionate about using good tools, then you're forever going to be using mediocre ones. The people who are passionate about creating good tools often need that passionate user feedback...
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 19, 2010 at 04:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've been bombarded by the census takers. four... 1,325 Views / 53 Replies  
I've been bombarded by the census takers.
four phone calls, three visits. Two of the visits and two of the phone calls were asking me to report on my neighbor.

I don't want to report on my...
Posted by vmarks, on Jun 1, 2010 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
(a) switching doesn't have to be daunting. You... 860 Views / 18 Replies  
(a) switching doesn't have to be daunting. You can always stick with Windows via bootcamp (dual booting) or virtual machine (vmware, parallels, virtualbox.)

(b) get the machine that fits your...
Posted by vmarks, on May 23, 2010 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
at today's exchange rates, 429 GBP is 634 USD.... 1,070 Views / 33 Replies  
at today's exchange rates, 429 GBP is 634 USD. compare to 499 USD.
499 GBP = 738.60 USD
599 GBP = 886.62
529 GBP = 783.01
699 GBP = 1034.64

OUCH.

25 GBP is 37
Posted by vmarks, on May 7, 2010 at 02:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's not adding, so much as the proper... 612 Views / 20 Replies  
It's not adding, so much as the proper application of it.

The contention is that too thick an application acts as an insulator rather than a conductor between CPU and heatsink. Basically, the...
Posted by vmarks, on May 5, 2010 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What makes you think it's placement? ... 1,805 Views / 26 Replies  
What makes you think it's placement?

Antennae length has a lot to do with how well it works on a given band. The length has a direct relationship to the frequency of the band, or wavelength....
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I wonder if there are good parts to be had. if... 836 Views / 27 Replies  
I wonder if there are good parts to be had. if the battery is crunched, I'd dispose of that, but the wifi card and motherboard might have survived, as could the mic, headphone jack, switches, and...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
neatreceipts OCRs and attempts to determine the... 1,776 Views / 13 Replies  
neatreceipts OCRs and attempts to determine the type loosely - receipt, document, contact.

Beyond that, you can create smart folders that it filters on what what it OCRs.

So you can sort of...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I wanted a MBA. I wanted it with 4GB of ram. I... 3,780 Views / 153 Replies  
I wanted a MBA. I wanted it with 4GB of ram. I wanted it with a slightly faster processor, although I wasn't going to make that a huge point.

Then I saw what I could do with an iPad and a 15" MBP....
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Currently, MobileMe can sync contacts, calendars,... 1,025 Views / 43 Replies  
Currently, MobileMe can sync contacts, calendars, and email accounts between an iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad and your Mac(s). It does this over Wi-Fi or 3G cell network.

So, it is syncing, but it's...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 09:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Even if the third party company is selling them... 3,389 Views / 12 Replies  
Even if the third party company is selling them with the best of intentions, how good is their QC at the factory? If they aren't pulling random production from the assembly line and load testing,...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
True. The smaller point stands, you can call... 3,389 Views / 12 Replies  
True. The smaller point stands, you can call Apple when the power supply breaks. You can't call the third party factory in China. If the Apple power supply breaks, or breaks your laptop, you can...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't have this drive, but it makes sense. ... 3,310 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't have this drive, but it makes sense.

Normally, flash media has a limited number of read/writes available to it. When using SSD, a system is supposed to write data in different places on...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 02:44 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Can you mount the Time Capsule as an Air Disk and... 418 Views / 1 Replies  
Can you mount the Time Capsule as an Air Disk and copy it over that way? Should be able to if you look in Airport Utility, Disks.
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 02:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sounds like they have an issue in the firmware... 1,922 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like they have an issue in the firmware they're using to manage the charge/discharge on the JPA.

That, or it could be a heat issue that is shutting the battery down - li-ion batteries have...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 02:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wireless and broadcast standards are not CE.... 1,455 Views / 29 Replies  
Wireless and broadcast standards are not CE. They're ETSI.
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 02:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The problem with a power adapter is knowing what... 3,389 Views / 12 Replies  
The problem with a power adapter is knowing what happens to it when it's placed under load. I've seen plenty of cheap DC power supplies that overheat when reaching the numbers specced on their...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I mostly use the neatreceipts program, but... 1,776 Views / 13 Replies  
I mostly use the neatreceipts program, but receiptwallet or idocument would be the ones I'd consider if I didn't.

It depends on what you want to accomplish. Some people would have other approaches.
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 02:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You need PC2700 DDR333mhz RAM. I recommend... 529 Views / 6 Replies  
You need PC2700 DDR333mhz RAM.

I recommend 1GB. Crucial and Apple say the eMac can handle 512mb in each of its 2 slots. You might be able to push the limits and put 1GB in each slot, but that's...
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
pm sent. 924 Views / 8 Replies  
pm sent.
Posted by vmarks, on Apr 25, 2010 at 09:50 AM, in Marketplace
Hi baparry, I used to work for Miglia.... 846 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi baparry,

I used to work for Miglia. They've changed hands a few times.

You need a 9VDC 1A supply, I think.
That's going on memory. If I were at home (will be on the weekend) I'd look at...
Posted by vmarks, on Jan 6, 2010 at 05:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Detail: We may have in the USA an existing... 3,277 Views / 104 Replies  
Detail: We may have in the USA an existing population of radicalized Islamic believers willing to become terrorists. For the most part they have not attempted airplane-based attacks.

One does...
Posted by vmarks, on Jan 2, 2010 at 12:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I think it's notable that 8 of the events you... 3,277 Views / 104 Replies  
I think it's notable that 8 of the events you listed were committed or responsibility claimed by a group claiming to act on behalf of Palestinians. It seems they pioneered this practice.

I...
Posted by vmarks, on Jan 2, 2010 at 12:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I had proof. You can't keep me silent! (now... 653 Views / 12 Replies  
I had proof. You can't keep me silent!

(now to go and not post for another year.)
Posted by vmarks, on Jan 1, 2010 at 03:36 PM, in Feedback
Poll: It's important to recognize a break with trends... 3,277 Views / 104 Replies  
It's important to recognize a break with trends of the past - it used to be that the hijackers would tend to land the plane somewhere and then make demands.

UTA 771, PANAM 103 and the four 9/11...
Posted by vmarks, on Jan 1, 2010 at 03:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You say this, but I have no evidence for it.... 3,065 Views / 145 Replies  
You say this, but I have no evidence for it. Peace talks become meaningful when people decide that they cannot afford to continue losing.

Think about the conditions under which different enemies...
Posted by vmarks, on Jan 1, 2010 at 03:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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