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From what little I understood after browsing... 1,420 Views / 6 Replies  
From what little I understood after browsing through Orange's France website, is that they offer a bunch of iPad plans, monthly, etc, so I'm assuming that they already have the microSIM cards...
Posted by Sarc, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
visiting France with a 3G iPad only - prepaid sims ? 1,420 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi guys,
I'll be visiting Paris in January for a few days, everything on a very tight schedule. I was wondering if there's some sort of prepaid sim card that I can buy just to get internet access...
Posted by Sarc, on Dec 22, 2010 at 12:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There was a time such an app. existed, it was... 2,376 Views / 50 Replies  
There was a time such an app. existed, it was called SoundJam MP (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SoundJam_MP).
It was published by a small company named Casady & Greene, then in 2001 the software was...
Posted by Sarc, on May 30, 2010 at 11:59 PM, in Applications
You sir, are truly ignorant. 2,572 Views / 84 Replies  
You sir, are truly ignorant.
Posted by Sarc, on Apr 9, 2010 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Very interesting results, though the layout could... 2,279 Views / 9 Replies  
Very interesting results, though the layout could improve a lot IMHO.
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 26, 2010 at 05:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Light Peak... 904 Views / 18 Replies  
Light Peak (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_Peak) :thumbsup:
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I think they still have the rights for BeOS, the... 3,025 Views / 111 Replies  
I think they still have the rights for BeOS, the other contender for being the Mac OS X foundation.
It would be such irony if Apple bought them.
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 21, 2010 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It goes juuuust a little beyond that .... 1,271 Views / 22 Replies  
It goes juuuust a little beyond that ....
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 4, 2010 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
will Mac OS X's RAID be enough for this ? 634 Views / 1 Replies  
I want to use a Mac Mini as a file server for 3 other Macs that generate a lot of data that needs to be archived, which is a little different from what TimeCapsule provides.
The idea is to have the...
Posted by Sarc, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:25 AM, in macOS
Postbox. Thanks everyone ! 479 Views / 5 Replies  
Postbox.
Thanks everyone !
Posted by Sarc, on Aug 2, 2009 at 08:20 PM, in Applications
email client name ? 479 Views / 5 Replies  
I recall having seen a relatively new email client that was built around the threaded view (very much like gmail). I can't remember the name though. Anyone ?
Posted by Sarc, on Aug 2, 2009 at 03:09 PM, in Applications
two guys high-fiving. 6,233 Views / 68 Replies  
two guys high-fiving.
Posted by Sarc, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
After finding out there was a close-enough... 4,890 Views / 147 Replies  
After finding out there was a close-enough alternative to AdBlock in Safari, I decided to try it for a while.

So far I'm liking it, plus the speed and smaller RAM footprint are always welcome.
...
Posted by Sarc, on Jun 16, 2009 at 05:05 PM, in Applications
Same problem. I suggest we all visit... 1,790 Views / 2 Replies  
Same problem. I suggest we all visit apple.com/feedback.
Cheers
Posted by Sarc, on Jun 3, 2009 at 12:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Benefits of a Firewall over a simple NAT router ? 1,236 Views / 8 Replies  
Just trying to figure ou the benefits of having a full fledged firewall between the internet and my SOHO network. Are there any real security advantages over just having a router NAT a single IP,...
Posted by Sarc, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:42 PM, in Networking
I've migrated several Outlook accounts to either... 954 Views / 9 Replies  
I've migrated several Outlook accounts to either Mail.app or Entourage, and it's a painful process. You need to import from Outlook into Thunderbird, then transfer the MBOX files (the large files int...
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 16, 2009 at 10:03 PM, in Applications
I like hardmac.com's (MacBuidille) blend. 630 Views / 12 Replies  
I like hardmac.com's (MacBuidille) blend.
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 9, 2009 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A point well argued :rolleyes: Also, let's... 1,696 Views / 80 Replies  
A point well argued :rolleyes:

Also, let's not forget about Apache's companion, MySQL.
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 4, 2009 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My bad, it required some more explaining indeed. ... 1,696 Views / 80 Replies  
My bad, it required some more explaining indeed.
This NGO is a charity, and the employees are not the most qualified computer users. On the other hand the IT staff is far from being Linux Jedi, in...
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Recently a big NGO over here moved to... 1,696 Views / 80 Replies  
Recently a big NGO over here moved to Ubuntu+OO.o+Google Apps for mail with great succes, saving thousands of dollars in the process. Clearly we are getting closer to the point where Linux, and FOSS...
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 3, 2009 at 11:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IIRC that ad was made to show off Jaguar's new... 955 Views / 13 Replies  
IIRC that ad was made to show off Jaguar's new QuartzExtreme capabilities. The ad itself was supposedly done using only those capabilities.
Posted by Sarc, on Feb 16, 2009 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
... wrong post. 1,288 Views / 59 Replies  
... wrong post.
Posted by Sarc, on Jan 2, 2009 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From my point of view, it's a bug in two ways: ... 1,768 Views / 39 Replies  
From my point of view, it's a bug in two ways:

1) The Delete key shouldn't allow to do what the rest of the GUI purposefully won't.

2) What I want is to control what "Everyone" can see through...
Posted by Sarc, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:19 PM, in macOS
big fat bug with file sharing, makes system unbootable 1,768 Views / 39 Replies  
I already reported this to Apple, here it goes:

1) In the Leopard File Sharing Pref Pane, added the startup volume (as I sometimes copy non-User-folder files through the network).

2) Noticed...
Posted by Sarc, on Dec 30, 2008 at 01:26 AM, in macOS
With a -somewhat- more widespread adoption of... 2,882 Views / 11 Replies  
With a -somewhat- more widespread adoption of HDTV sets, some DVD manufacturers include upscaling algorithms (think Photoshop's scale function against a regular "zoom-in") in their players so that SD...
Posted by Sarc, on Dec 26, 2008 at 09:42 PM, in Applications
Run 'top -d' in the Terminal. There, get the... 2,827 Views / 12 Replies  
Run 'top -d' in the Terminal.
There, get the "running" FireFox PID number (leftmost column).
Then apply 'kill PID'.

That did it for me.
Posted by Sarc, on Nov 11, 2008 at 01:26 PM, in Applications
As long as you have it with 1GB of RAM, you can... 799 Views / 6 Replies  
As long as you have it with 1GB of RAM, you can even run Leopard on it and it will be a fine Web/Office/Mail machine. Trust me...
Posted by Sarc, on Aug 16, 2008 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
a more Mac OS X'esque LyX ? (TeX frontend) 395 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm on the look for a TeX frontend that has the functionality of LyX, with Mac OS X's look and feel (ie. OmniGroup apps. Mellel, etc).
Any suggestions ?

Thanks everyone
Posted by Sarc, on Jul 29, 2008 at 11:21 AM, in Applications
Tried it, works with no delay. And on the... 621 Views / 15 Replies  
Tried it, works with no delay.

And on the keyboard itself, I was looking to buy a M-Audio Keystation 88se (http://www.m-audio.com/products/en_us/Keystation88es-main.html), it's a semi-weigthed, 88...
Posted by Sarc, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But would a Keyboard be a good starting point or... 621 Views / 15 Replies  
But would a Keyboard be a good starting point or completely useless ? (given budget and spaces constraints for getting an actual piano).
Posted by Sarc, on Jun 25, 2008 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
anyone playing piano with his/her mac ? 621 Views / 15 Replies  
I've taken interest in playing piano, however I don't have the space or money to buy one. Now, from what I've read I can buy a MIDI interface and a keyboard and take it from there.
I was suggested...
Posted by Sarc, on Jun 25, 2008 at 10:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Official Mac Notebook Picture Thread 1,142,894 Views / 4,110 Replies  
This thread is a sort of hommage to the machine I'm using while I wait for the new MBP.

A while back my father broke the LCD so the machine was sitting in a closet ever since. Anyway, some time...
Posted by Sarc, on Jun 24, 2008 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
frankenstein - my tibook [pics] 54,969 Views / 4 Replies  
This thread is a sort of hommage to the machine I'm using while I wait for the new MBP.

A while back my father broke the LCD so the machine was sitting in a closet ever since. Anyway, some time...
Posted by Sarc, on Jun 24, 2008 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone using the new impreza hatchback ? 98,319 Views / 172 Replies  
anyone using the new impreza hatchback ?
Posted by Sarc, on May 13, 2008 at 09:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It returned some cryptic attributes, "dv-file"... 763 Views / 3 Replies  
It returned some cryptic attributes, "dv-file" and similar.
Posted by Sarc, on May 9, 2008 at 11:45 PM, in Applications
app. to extract the camera from a DV file ? 763 Views / 3 Replies  
Long story short, a friend's miniDV camera was stolen and we raised some money to buy her a new one.
Now, we don't know the exact model, but I have some .dv files that where filmed using the camera....
Posted by Sarc, on May 9, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in Applications
Deus Ex for me. I play that game all over every 2... 3,213 Views / 56 Replies  
Deus Ex for me. I play that game all over every 2 years or so.
Posted by Sarc, on Apr 20, 2008 at 01:33 PM, in Gaming
http://img.gsmarena.com/vv/bigpic/no2110b.gifhttp:... 3,548 Views / 52 Replies  
http://img.gsmarena.com/vv/bigpic/no2110b.gifhttp://www.nokia.ca/NOKIA_CANADA_ENGLISH_67/Get_Support/Product_Support/Support_for_Phones/5125/5125_phone_126x126.jpg...
Posted by Sarc, on Apr 7, 2008 at 05:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FS: 1998 Paris St. Germain Soccer Shirt, Mint I guess 516 Views / 2 Replies  
Genuine Nike Paris St. Germain soccer team shirt.
No number on the back.
Size M (rather large though).

Was given to me by my grandmother. Personally I have near-zero interest for soccer so it...
Posted by Sarc, on Apr 1, 2008 at 08:49 PM, in Marketplace
Firefox with AdBlock+Filterset ... it just can't... 2,167 Views / 28 Replies  
Firefox with AdBlock+Filterset ... it just can't be beat.
If Safari where to provide a) proper GMail functionality, and b) powerful Ad blocking features, I would use it gladly as it has a smaller...
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 24, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in Applications
exactly what I was looking for, appreciate. 1,419 Views / 2 Replies  
exactly what I was looking for, appreciate.
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 24, 2008 at 03:25 PM, in Gaming
This thread needs a lot more Kate Beckinsale pics... 3,347 Views / 82 Replies  
This thread needs a lot more Kate Beckinsale pics in order to illustrate the point adequately.
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 24, 2008 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
anyone running call of duty 4 on a GF8600M powered macbookpro ? 1,419 Views / 2 Replies  
If so, how well does it run ?
512 or 256 MB ?
Thanks
Posted by Sarc, on Mar 16, 2008 at 11:38 AM, in Gaming
I run Leopard on an aging Titanium PBG4, 1GB RAM.... 651 Views / 12 Replies  
I run Leopard on an aging Titanium PBG4, 1GB RAM.
It's runs acceptably well for Office+Internet use, it runs of an external 7200RPM FW drive though.
It even handles some older games (CnC: Generals,...
Posted by Sarc, on Feb 16, 2008 at 10:29 PM, in macOS
Good tip on the war. Any recommendations on... 943 Views / 22 Replies  
Good tip on the war.
Any recommendations on must see cities ? München ? Köln ?
Posted by Sarc, on Feb 13, 2008 at 10:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Will be arriving to Berlin, so any suggestions on... 943 Views / 22 Replies  
Will be arriving to Berlin, so any suggestions on other cities, or stuff to do in Berlin would be most welcome.
Posted by Sarc, on Feb 13, 2008 at 05:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
going to Germany, suggestions ? 943 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I will be visiting Germany soon, so I felt like asking you guys for recommendations.
Cities worth visiting, must-see places, etc. anything you would do yourselves I guess.

Cheers
Posted by Sarc, on Feb 13, 2008 at 12:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Performace gain after Graphics Update ? 988 Views / 18 Replies  
Anyone else feeling the graphics snappier™ after the update ? Specifically the Dock.
Haven't tried any games yet though ...
Posted by Sarc, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:40 AM, in macOS
Yeah I know ... god I miss the old Lounge. 1,313 Views / 41 Replies  
Yeah I know ... god I miss the old Lounge.
Posted by Sarc, on Jan 25, 2008 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, San Alfonso has been great for... 1,313 Views / 41 Replies  
Actually, San Alfonso has been great for Algarrobo's (ie. the local) economy.
It's a rather small town, that was a popular summer spot during the 70's. Then it went downhill until they built San...
Posted by Sarc, on Jan 24, 2008 at 08:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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