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Yeah buy from Amazon and avoid Macmall if you can 1,832 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah buy from Amazon and avoid Macmall if you can
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jan 19, 2008 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
In situations such as this - where the market has... 731 Views / 7 Replies  
In situations such as this - where the market has failed you - i recommend the jolly rodger. Yarr.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jan 19, 2008 at 06:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My grandmother had macular degeneration, so I... 1,811 Views / 5 Replies  
My grandmother had macular degeneration, so I know a little bit about it. Whoever sold him the iPod was a complete tool. He should return it and get a mini or regular iPod. How was he planning on...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jan 15, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Does she have a preference? Personally I would... 799 Views / 14 Replies  
Does she have a preference? Personally I would rather have the mini - but I just don't like the all-in-one concept in general as I like a bit more flexibility.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Nov 22, 2007 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
You could upgrade to the Mini, sell the G5, and... 688 Views / 6 Replies  
You could upgrade to the Mini, sell the G5, and probably profit...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Nov 17, 2007 at 08:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
If your blackberry is from ATT, Cingular or... 717 Views / 6 Replies  
If your blackberry is from ATT, Cingular or Tmobile it will do this. Verizon uses CDMA instead of GSM..


It's not just your Mac either.... it happens with all sorts of stuff including most tvs.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Nov 17, 2007 at 07:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Kids getting high on s**t 699 Views / 12 Replies  
New Drug Alert! - November 5, 2007 (http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2007/1105072jenkem1.html?45)

Slang terms include "Leroy Jenkems". I have to say my favorite part is the kid in the...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Nov 6, 2007 at 06:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The problem is that machines will often ship with... 904 Views / 23 Replies  
The problem is that machines will often ship with a "custom" build of Mac OS X, and will only work with that version or newer. IE if your Mac shipped with 10.4.5, you will have to reinstall with that...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would tell you to get the new video Nano. The... 1,286 Views / 21 Replies  
I would tell you to get the new video Nano. The price is great and the space is plenty for most things is managed well. Why on earth would you want a 160 gig ipod when you dont have 1/10th that much...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 27, 2007 at 09:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Funny that your house as bad Verizon service..... 1,133 Views / 19 Replies  
Funny that your house as bad Verizon service.. I'm in DC as well and Verizon gives me the best service by far. I was having no end of troubles with TMobile.... Basically I had to go out on my front...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 27, 2007 at 09:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had heard that the drm-free tracks could be... 787 Views / 3 Replies  
I had heard that the drm-free tracks could be enabled, but that the menu command to do so was rather obtuse... but I could very well be wrong.

I would be very interested in any hacks that would...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 18, 2007 at 11:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Seriously - don't get me wrong, the iPod was way... 1,708 Views / 14 Replies  
Seriously - don't get me wrong, the iPod was way better then any hard disk based player at the time, and it still is the best. But the later insane success of the later versions of the product make...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 10, 2007 at 10:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As best as I can remember from my time working at... 1,708 Views / 14 Replies  
As best as I can remember from my time working at the Apple store when the thing came out:

1) Mac only - Not a flaw per se - but the Windows version was the leap of faith needed for mass market...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 10, 2007 at 09:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I didn't like it at first - but my wife got one,... 1,541 Views / 29 Replies  
I didn't like it at first - but my wife got one, and I have to say it's massively cooler in person. Video looks great on that small screen. I might have to convert. I had thought it was too wide vs...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 10, 2007 at 10:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The thing is, there were serious flaws in the... 1,708 Views / 14 Replies  
The thing is, there were serious flaws in the first iPod.... as is the case with all first gen products. I don't think people forsaw the potential of the product because it was Mac only at the time....
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 10, 2007 at 09:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't have one - so I could be wrong on this...... 9,930 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't have one - so I could be wrong on this...


The screen on the iPod video is 480x320 - which works out to 3x2... The max video resolution of 640x480 is the max supported for playback... if...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 8, 2007 at 11:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There are ways to fix the registry - but I would... 490 Views / 6 Replies  
There are ways to fix the registry - but I would honestly doubt that is your problem. If you want to see what is in the registry - go to the Run prompt under the start menu - and type regedit. That...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 8, 2007 at 11:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you want to add a >120 Gig hd you can put it... 621 Views / 8 Replies  
If you want to add a >120 Gig hd you can put it in an external firewire case.... Old macs do make great file servers.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 7, 2007 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
DOA stuff is the worst.... sorry dude. 799 Views / 7 Replies  
DOA stuff is the worst.... sorry dude.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 7, 2007 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple gave them something to shut them up - not... 1,582 Views / 46 Replies  
Apple gave them something to shut them up - not necessarily the admission of guilt you claim. How many times have you been in a grocery store and seen a child in the checkout line whining over and...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 7, 2007 at 03:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If it isn't there, someone will write a good... 6,171 Views / 52 Replies  
If it isn't there, someone will write a good client within a month I would bet....

What I want to know is can you update your podcasts over wifi...? That would be really helpful for me
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 7, 2007 at 03:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah - why is that? Do companies just jack the... 1,556 Views / 20 Replies  
Yeah - why is that? Do companies just jack the price of everything over there just because they can?

When I used to work in retail I remember lots of UK visitors that would buy tons of stuff from...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 7, 2007 at 03:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You will either need to get the IT folks to... 634 Views / 16 Replies  
You will either need to get the IT folks to manually whitelist the MAC - or to add some sort of check for the browser string of Safari (shich they wont do..)
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 7, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Be very wary of someone who tells you to reformat... 490 Views / 6 Replies  
Be very wary of someone who tells you to reformat a system they haven't seen. They probably don't know what they are talking about.

Some things that it *could* be -

Make sure she has the...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 7, 2007 at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Congratulations, whiners. Your sense of... 1,582 Views / 46 Replies  
Congratulations, whiners. Your sense of entitlement and false sense of personal victimization won out. If I had a dollar for every clone who wrote that the felt "screwed" "betrayed" or "punched in...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Sep 6, 2007 at 04:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Boot to the open firmware screen by holding... 1,336 Views / 4 Replies  
Boot to the open firmware screen by holding apple-option-o-f at boot. It will be a white screen with black text. at that screen type "eject cd" without the quotes and hit return. That will eject the...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jul 25, 2007 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can get 10K rpm 2.5" SATA drives - but they... 1,079 Views / 6 Replies  
You can get 10K rpm 2.5" SATA drives - but they aren't designed for laptops. They are meant to go into blade servers... so your battery life would suck - and they are very noisy.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 15, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got mine from Sears. THey are called Torx btw.... 662 Views / 9 Replies  
I got mine from Sears. THey are called Torx btw. A torx 8 and a 6 should be good for most things...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 15, 2007 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Your problem is that with the pre-defined rules... 2,966 Views / 6 Replies  
Your problem is that with the pre-defined rules that Little Snitch has by default - many local network traffic types are whitelisted. Try messing around with those...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 11, 2007 at 08:40 PM, in Mac OS X
There is a 100$ off mail in rebate for minis at... 2,061 Views / 12 Replies  
There is a 100$ off mail in rebate for minis at Microcenter - that should bring the price down to 499$. Beware though - they should be updating the mini to Core 2 Duo soon. At least I hope so :)
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Apr 16, 2007 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah - I know how it is supposed to work. What I... 6,547 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah - I know how it is supposed to work. What I was saying was that it didn't work. It works well on the OS X side - and it works in parallels, it just doesn't work in Boot Camp.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Dec 15, 2006 at 10:04 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Macbook, boot camp, and Right click 6,547 Views / 6 Replies  
I am having a problem getting right click to work on a Macbook under boot camp. I have updated to the latest 1.1.2 driver package, and verified that the trackpad was using that driver in device...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Dec 15, 2006 at 02:40 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The monitor is going to look exactly the same as... 1,253 Views / 7 Replies  
The monitor is going to look exactly the same as it currently does on your windows PC.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Nov 2, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
For you other people having the same problem -... 10,831 Views / 4 Replies  
For you other people having the same problem - what apps do you have installed that might interact with Firefox? I have WindowshadeX, Fruitmenu, Little Snitch and a few others. When I have time...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Nov 1, 2006 at 09:41 AM, in Applications
Firefox - Can't type in any field 10,831 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been running into the same Firefox problem for a while now. After a period of time, I can't type in any field (including the URL) for the front Firefox window and any tab within that window. If...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Oct 31, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Applications
Just an idea - but why don't you subscribe to the... 964 Views / 14 Replies  
Just an idea - but why don't you subscribe to the show via iTunes? You can get 16 episodes for 9.99 - which would seem to be a great deal cheaper then cable. Plus you could watch the episodes...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jul 17, 2006 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok - you don't want to buy a Macbook because you... 4,878 Views / 59 Replies  
Ok - you don't want to buy a Macbook because you feel they run too hot - we get that. Why do you feel the need to tell people over and over and over? Are you that hard up for attention that you have...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jul 16, 2006 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting.... I haven't tried it yet - but I am... 784 Views / 1 Replies  
Interesting.... I haven't tried it yet - but I am wondering if there is anyhting that will set that bit on a one time basis that I can launch manually - or at least that will only run while connected...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jul 12, 2006 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went to college with a 6320 back in 1996. Not... 662 Views / 8 Replies  
I went to college with a 6320 back in 1996. Not neatly as bad as others would like to make it out to be...

The best function of the unit was the integrated tv tuner! You could boot the machine...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 12, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just because the new core duo 2 chips will be out... 3,523 Views / 45 Replies  
Just because the new core duo 2 chips will be out by then is not a 100% guarentee that the new Macbooks get released right away. Realistically it could easily be October or November....Apple likes to...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 11, 2006 at 09:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the problem is that we are still on the... 1,138 Views / 19 Replies  
I think the problem is that we are still on the build of 10.4.6 that came on the machine. That and the Intel builds are all fairly recent, where OS X has had 5+ years to mature on PPC code. I bet...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 10, 2006 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah - format it completly. You can turn it off... 492 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah - format it completly. You can turn it off when it boots like the above poster said. I also figure that most people that buy a used computer will reformat it as soon as it arrives, but it's...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 8, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought one of the Waterfield sleeves. I had... 344,767 Views / 581 Replies  
I bought one of the Waterfield sleeves. I had seen them before when I used to work at one of the Apple retail stores... I got the horizontal orientation sleeve with nothing else. Really nice case. It...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 8, 2006 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also you should use the Apple Hardware Test that... 425 Views / 4 Replies  
Also you should use the Apple Hardware Test that came with the machine. Boot up with the OS disk holding the D key (not the normal C). Run the Extended test on the ram - it will take a while but it...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 8, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can deselect all then things you don't want... 619 Views / 10 Replies  
You can deselect all then things you don't want when you are installing. I saved about 14 gigs.....
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 8, 2006 at 09:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can use mine on my lap - it gets quite warm,... 1,345 Views / 25 Replies  
I can use mine on my lap - it gets quite warm, but never too hot to touch. I think tempature measurements would help. Do you access to any kind of thermometer?
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 7, 2006 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I overthought my Macbook half to death. Reading... 662 Views / 6 Replies  
I overthought my Macbook half to death. Reading these forums I half expected the thing to catch fire or give me aids. It turned out to be a fantastic laptop. If the potential power of the new Core 2...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 7, 2006 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Fate hates you. Get a Dell. 9,977 Views / 136 Replies  
Fate hates you. Get a Dell.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 6, 2006 at 08:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It is indeed the audio jack - I saw a couple of... 1,138 Views / 19 Replies  
It is indeed the audio jack - I saw a couple of complaints on the Apple discussion forums.... I assume that an upcoming driver release will fix it.
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 5, 2006 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Speaking as someone who used to do warranty work... 20,599 Views / 92 Replies  
Speaking as someone who used to do warranty work for Apple for 2 and 1/2 years, I can honestly tell you that it is a huge grey area. If you do the paste swap, do a terrible job of it, and burn up...
Posted by stuffedmonkey, on Jun 4, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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