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By Default it is Control and Scroll Wheel/Two... 513 Views / 13 Replies  
By Default it is Control and Scroll Wheel/Two finger swipe on the Track Pad.
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jun 16, 2009 at 06:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Awesome suggestions! Thanks, I added both to my... 1,149 Views / 14 Replies  
Awesome suggestions! Thanks, I added both to my home screen. Why is Bank of America's web site always bringing their A-Game? :cool:
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jan 17, 2008 at 11:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I hadn't seen this in my exploration of this... 25,424 Views / 82 Replies  
I hadn't seen this in my exploration of this subject, but I know when I was getting ready to install Leopard I was worried about retaining my Boot Camp Windows partition.

I can confirm that it...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Oct 30, 2007 at 12:00 PM, in Mac OS X
I had a Waterfield sleeve just like that for my... 457 Views / 8 Replies  
I had a Waterfield sleeve just like that for my 17-inch Powerbook (all those years ago). I would highly recommend it! It won't completely save you from accidently drops, but the quality is fantastic...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not to be all "thread police" here, but hasn't... 251 Views / 6 Replies  
Not to be all "thread police" here, but hasn't this been discussed here several times? And recently.

Anyway, close the lid and tap a key. If an external display is detected it will go into closed...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Take a can of soda and leave it in your car in... 589 Views / 8 Replies  
Take a can of soda and leave it in your car in the morning when you go to work. At lunch break, in the middle of the day, walk out to your car and grab that can of soda. It will easily reach 150ยบ F,...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jun 19, 2007 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. I also have not heard of these issues with... 2,448 Views / 47 Replies  
1. I also have not heard of these issues with Parallels. I hear it is actually a very solid product at this point and can even attempt some harder-core/intensive applications. I have a friend that...
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 17, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
IF my friend. IF. 2,021 Views / 46 Replies  
IF my friend. IF.
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 15, 2007 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Simon: Holy crap! What a really intriguing,... 544 Views / 5 Replies  
Simon: Holy crap! What a really intriguing, informational post! Those are pretty rare on the Internet these days.
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 10, 2007 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have indeed experienced something like this... 475 Views / 11 Replies  
I have indeed experienced something like this with my first 17-inch Powerbook. But I just learned to live with it considering it was such a minor detail.
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 8, 2007 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, I too am a fan of the 1 GHz 17-inch... 1,365 Views / 20 Replies  
Actually, I too am a fan of the 1 GHz 17-inch Powerbook. It was that machine that made me forget about Windows and fall head over heels for Apple (and even eventually got a job with them)!

It is a...
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 8, 2007 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Corsair RAM is not bad at all. So no worries... 590 Views / 13 Replies  
Corsair RAM is not bad at all. So no worries there. What I think is that it might be from the lower performing line of their RAM, in which case you would almost be doing your MBP better to get 2GB of...
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 8, 2007 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, sorry! I've been here for a while, but will... 224 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh, sorry! I've been here for a while, but will admit I'm guilty of not reading the Marketplace READ ME thread.

Can I get a Forum Mod to delete my post? Thanks.
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 2, 2007 at 02:03 PM, in Marketplace
Feeler: iMac 20-inch Core Duo 224 Views / 2 Replies  
I am just starting to get an idea on what my machine could go for in the near future.

iMac 20-inch Core Duo (January of 2006)
2.0 GHz Core Duo Processor
250 GB HDD
1 GB RAM
ATI X1600 (w/ BTO...
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 2, 2007 at 01:19 PM, in Marketplace
Poll: Exactly. This is the best response to this age... 9,727 Views / 31 Replies  
Exactly. This is the best response to this age old question.
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 1, 2007 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would like to throw in my two cents about the... 1,413 Views / 35 Replies  
I would like to throw in my two cents about the Mighty Mouse. The ball wears out for some reason. It has happened with all of my work computers and several of my friends have experienced the same...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Apr 26, 2007 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do the colors look like they are all Inverse... 517 Views / 4 Replies  
Do the colors look like they are all Inverse Colors of what they should be? You could be in the High Contrast mode. Try pushing Apple + Option + Control + 8.
Posted by badnewsblair, on Apr 18, 2007 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would definitely send that back. Especially if... 517 Views / 4 Replies  
I would definitely send that back. Especially if you just got it.
Posted by badnewsblair, on Apr 18, 2007 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am a fan of Crucial as well. I'd stay away from... 833 Views / 17 Replies  
I am a fan of Crucial as well. I'd stay away from anything Kingston based on some friends' experiences.
Posted by badnewsblair, on Apr 13, 2007 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hamachi would work just fine too. Also, if it is... 719 Views / 18 Replies  
Hamachi would work just fine too. Also, if it is a laptop, why not just go and meet them for coffee or whatever and Target Disk mode. If it is larger files you want to transfer it will be worth it.
...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Apr 13, 2007 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Depends (as always). If you will be running FCE... 982 Views / 14 Replies  
Depends (as always). If you will be running FCE 90% of your time either for school of for a living, then you want the extra horsepower that comes with the Macbook Pro. If you will be doing FCE 30%...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Apr 13, 2007 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Airport signal dropping out consistently 728 Views / 6 Replies  
I used to be an avid poster on these forums. I apology for my absence. However, I just started having an issue with my wireless network.

I used to use a Netgear Wireless G router until I started...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Mar 12, 2007 at 03:57 PM, in Networking
It will be a better fit for your computer and you... 707 Views / 6 Replies  
It will be a better fit for your computer and you find it for cheap online. Good advice. :thumbsup:
Posted by badnewsblair, on Mar 12, 2007 at 03:50 PM, in Mac OS X
If you are using Powerpoint for Mac, can't you... 343 Views / 3 Replies  
If you are using Powerpoint for Mac, can't you use the media inspector panel (or whatever it may be called) and it makes a thumbnail for all your media?
Posted by badnewsblair, on Mar 12, 2007 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Two things at play here. First, Mav's... 3,720 Views / 43 Replies  
Two things at play here.

First, Mav's expectations. I am just curious here, nothing slanderous; Is this your first iMac?

Second, the iMac's category of "home" computer. It is part of the "lower...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Feb 19, 2007 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I have played the ATI and NVIDIA ping pong... 1,811 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, I have played the ATI and NVIDIA ping pong game back and forth for years now, in the PC world and in my Macs. So far, I have to say that the ATI cards have been in my "favorite" machines each...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Feb 13, 2007 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Start here: Drivers and Downloads... 2,413 Views / 1 Replies  
Start here:

Drivers and Downloads (http://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/selections.cgi?ccs=229:1:0:0:0:0&target=http://downloads.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/downloads.cgi&isoctry=us&isolang=en&req=:::::)...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jan 4, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
True. 1,024 Views / 9 Replies  
True.
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jan 3, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
When I bought my iMac I was coming from having a... 519 Views / 4 Replies  
When I bought my iMac I was coming from having a Powerbook for 3 years and loving it. Do I miss being able to grab my computer and sit on the couch to watch tv sometimes? Sure. But like has been said...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Dec 28, 2006 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the 20inch and the screen is plenty big... 691 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the 20inch and the screen is plenty big for you. Unless you plan on watching a lot of movies and media on your screen, the 20inch will do you. I say buy the 20inch and deck it the heck out...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Dec 20, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the first edition of the Intel iMac... 30,605 Views / 25 Replies  
I have the first edition of the Intel iMac 20-inch. Ocassionally I game on the PC side with games like Dawn of War and FEAR Combat. While it isn't out of this world performance, it is more than...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Dec 6, 2006 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same issue with my 20 inch Intel iMac.... 642 Views / 2 Replies  
I have the same issue with my 20 inch Intel iMac. The hinge is a little loose so it will start looking "down" after an evening. I have to keep repositioning it almost every day.
Posted by badnewsblair, on Nov 27, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Welcome! Welcome to less headaches. Getting... 854 Views / 8 Replies  
Welcome!

Welcome to less headaches. Getting things done. Actually having fun on your computer instead of fighting it!

The addition of any monitor will be as simple as plugging it in. You won't...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Nov 15, 2006 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
So it is one of the "lamp" iMacs with the... 623 Views / 3 Replies  
So it is one of the "lamp" iMacs with the positional arm? All of the original equipment is a nice touch. Shows you loved that machine. However, because of the smaller LCD I am going to say about...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Oct 3, 2006 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
There is a speed difference, but what you really... 733 Views / 3 Replies  
There is a speed difference, but what you really want to look for is the cache size. This is the part of the harddrive set aside for memory paging, etc. 8 mb should be sufficient. Most factory...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 31, 2006 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
You are not going to want to tote a 17" iMac as... 494 Views / 3 Replies  
You are not going to want to tote a 17" iMac as carry on with you. It will be WAY much more trouble than it is worth. I have an Intel iMac and I love it, but as nice and compact the design is, it is...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 31, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Damn. From what I've been reading just today I... 962 Views / 10 Replies  
Damn. From what I've been reading just today I would hold off another 2 weeks just to make sure. All signs point to either new products or upgrades to the first Intel Machines by the end of the first...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 25, 2006 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
To expand on what Tuoder is saying above... ... 370 Views / 2 Replies  
To expand on what Tuoder is saying above...

I wouldn't count on a tablet Mac anytime soon. The fact that so few Tablet PCs are being made is a testament to the fact they just aren't popular...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 23, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
The lamp shade? I tell you, the design made it... 608 Views / 6 Replies  
The lamp shade? I tell you, the design made it easier for us to show our customers their purchase as we could swing the display around. I wouldn't say I miss it though. The base really bugged me. It...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 17, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would just like to advise some people on this... 6,386 Views / 18 Replies  
I would just like to advise some people on this forum that we are here to help. Not insult or make anyone feel uncomfortable about how much they do or do not know about their machines. I came here...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 14, 2006 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Good choice! Just go ahead and order. I have... 1,156 Views / 18 Replies  
Good choice!

Just go ahead and order. I have the 20-inch Intel iMac and in ALL honesty I've never had a better computer. I traded in a 17-inch Powerbook for this and I loved that machine to death,...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Aug 10, 2006 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Installed BootCamp strictly for games. Even... 8,888 Views / 45 Replies  
Installed BootCamp strictly for games.

Even then, I still play and use Mac OSX almost exclusively though.

Gaming on the Windows side is what I expected. I have played Dawn of War and FEAR and...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jul 10, 2006 at 11:40 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Congratulations! Enjoy. 1,714 Views / 40 Replies  
Congratulations! Enjoy.
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jul 10, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Have your fun while you still can. This... 4,040 Views / 73 Replies  
Have your fun while you still can.

This thread is cruisin' for a lock!
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jul 6, 2006 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you have access to an Apple Store I would... 520 Views / 5 Replies  
If you have access to an Apple Store I would definitely just take it on in. If you have another computer (which it look like you do) register online ahead of time for an appointment so you can just...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jun 30, 2006 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay. Jeez. Before this thread explodes and... 4,040 Views / 73 Replies  
Okay.

Jeez. Before this thread explodes and name calling ensues. iSteve I will give you the benefit of the doubt that you aren't trolling. First and foremost, the best way to learn about the Mac...
Posted by badnewsblair, on Jun 30, 2006 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Love it! I might (hopefully MIGHT) be in the... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
Love it! I might (hopefully MIGHT) be in the market for one of the new GTI mk5s. I would love to put a mini in it!

I wonder about operating conditions. It gets super hot in my car on the typical...
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 26, 2006 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
512MB (single SODIMM) of PC2-5300 (667MHz) DDR2... 533 Views / 5 Replies  
512MB (single SODIMM) of PC2-5300 (667MHz) DDR2 memory; two SODIMM slots support up to 2GB

http://www.apple.com/imac/whatsinside.html

It runs at 667 MHz. It is considered PC5300. I think that...
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 23, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah. It's the fans and the harddrive... 1,971 Views / 44 Replies  
Yeah.

It's the fans and the harddrive spinning up. The initial noise is the exhaust fan "blowing" the system clean of stagnant, warm air.
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 22, 2006 at 12:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Darn Norton! I knew they were behind this! 666 Views / 7 Replies  
Darn Norton!

I knew they were behind this!
Posted by badnewsblair, on May 22, 2006 at 11:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
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