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Now $899 before taxes. See www.techbargains.com... 9,171 Views / 111 Replies  
Now $899 before taxes. See www.techbargains.com or your favorite deal/coupon site.
Posted by klinux, on Jun 13, 2005 at 05:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What? That makes no sense. So I can call a VHS... 4,715 Views / 80 Replies  
What? That makes no sense. So I can call a VHS movie presented in lettebox HD also? If I watch ER on NBC on my SDTV that's HD also?

Just admit you are wrong instead of trying to bend the...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 7, 2005 at 05:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here is my must-have list: use AVG (free)... 446 Views / 9 Replies  
Here is my must-have list:

use AVG (free) for the anti-virus, Zonelab (free) for firewall, Firefox (free) for browser, Thunderbird (free) for e-mail, GAIM (free) for IM, iTunes or Yahoo Music...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 7, 2005 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, my sandwich is ahead of the PPC... 14,462 Views / 386 Replies  
Actually, my sandwich is ahead of the PPC platform by most standards. :stick:

Wow, I have mastered the Macnn style of argument! :lol:
Posted by klinux, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. Use PearPC. (No one ever said it has to be... 14,462 Views / 386 Replies  
Yes. Use PearPC. (No one ever said it has to be usable.)

Maybe by end of 2006 there will be a PowerPC that will be able to emulate the Intel setup used to run OS X for Intel? Who knows?
Posted by klinux, on Jun 6, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You are kidding me right? I switched from... 14,462 Views / 386 Replies  
You are kidding me right? I switched from Windows to Mac because of the software (OS X 10.1) and I can tell many in academics and commercial did so as well not becase of the hardware.

I think the...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 6, 2005 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
From Slashdot. "Generally speaking, Altivec... 5,399 Views / 121 Replies  
From Slashdot.

"Generally speaking, Altivec in the G5 has the same function and performance as SSE2 in the Pentium 4. I use floating point functions that I have developed and coded in assembly...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 6, 2005 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why, did Intel eat your baby? Watch the... 14,462 Views / 386 Replies  
Why, did Intel eat your baby?

Watch the Apple fanaticism turn to Apple-IBM fanaticism! (Me grabs a bucket of popcorn.)
Posted by klinux, on Jun 6, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Intel is a company. PowerPC is a chip... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
Intel is a company. PowerPC is a chip architecture. What you just said is like saying Toyota is not superior to a V6. Please try to make a coherent argument.

So, I assume you mean x86? So the...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 6, 2005 at 04:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Intel is a company. PowerPC is a chip... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
Intel is a company. PowerPC is a chip architecture. What you just said is like saying Toyota is not superior to a V6. Please try to make a coherent argument.

So, I assume you mean x86? So the...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 6, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For current OS X versions yes but you do not know... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
For current OS X versions yes but you do not know about the future versions that are on Intel CPU. Morover, just because it is in EULA does not necessarily make it enforceable (just like the parking...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 6, 2005 at 12:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Duh, what did you expect the spokesperson to say?... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
Duh, what did you expect the spokesperson to say? And did you read the actual article rather than a retold version?

The important thing regarding that spokeswoman is that she did not deny the...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 5, 2005 at 09:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sure Shyster. (Why are Mac uses so fascinated... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
Sure Shyster. (Why are Mac uses so fascinated with coming up with these names?)

Arik's piece has little analysis in there beside a few quote from an analyst (Krewell) - in the same article that...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 5, 2005 at 05:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have covered this with you again too. Sure,... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
I have covered this with you again too. Sure, you would believe Enron and Worldcom committed fruad if Lay and Ebbers themselves said so but that does not mean you'd ignore evidence from WSJ would...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 5, 2005 at 05:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is an example of the fanaticism that I do... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
This is an example of the fanaticism that I do not get.

Let's look at this critically. The #1 factor that your devalues your iMac G5 devalues is the fact that it is bought. This is the same...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 5, 2005 at 10:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No. You known damn well that there are Steve... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
No. You known damn well that there are Steve worshippers here. Some people here do literally mean that they will ignore all evidence until the words come out of Steve's mouth



Because it...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 5, 2005 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It could mean that. In fact, if a sensible... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
It could mean that. In fact, if a sensible person said it that is what I would have assumed. However, there are idiots here that do literally mean that even if Otellini shows an invoice of Apple's...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 5, 2005 at 03:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by klinux, on Jun 4, 2005 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, of couse I would believe it. But is he the... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
No, of couse I would believe it. But is he the only person who can confirm this? What if Andy Groves says it? How about Otellini? Or Pogue? My problem is the absolute worship of Jobs exhibited...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 4, 2005 at 11:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like you are making an argumentom ad... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
Sounds like you are making an argumentom ad ignorantium? I will save you a search, an argument from ignorance is to say that if one cannot imagine it, then it must be impossible.

ASOT on...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 4, 2005 at 11:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Talk about a cult of personality. And you wonder... 17,406 Views / 586 Replies  
Talk about a cult of personality. And you wonder why people call certain Mac fan zealots.
Posted by klinux, on Jun 4, 2005 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Or Yahoo! toolbar with anti-spy, Spybot, or... 17,100 Views / 113 Replies  
Or Yahoo! toolbar with anti-spy, Spybot, or AdAware. All free and all highly rated too.
Posted by klinux, on Jun 1, 2005 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Please. Only suckers and Mac fans who like to... 17,100 Views / 113 Replies  
Please. Only suckers and Mac fans who like to quote retail price go directly to Dell and price things out. Most Dell purchases are through sales and promotions which Dell has constantly like...
Posted by klinux, on Jun 1, 2005 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds like someone has an axe to grind against... 17,100 Views / 113 Replies  
Sounds like someone has an axe to grind against Dell. Were you beat up by Michael Dell as a kid? Why the anger?

In anycase, I have also been in IT for 10+ years and switched to Mac from OS X...
Posted by klinux, on May 30, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, like your company only has happy customers... 17,100 Views / 113 Replies  
Yeah, like your company only has happy customers calling. Apparently between honesty and bullsh!t you prefer the latter.
Posted by klinux, on May 30, 2005 at 06:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Flamebait. First all, stop being vague and... 17,100 Views / 113 Replies  
Flamebait.

First all, stop being vague and show some evidence. For examples, the parts that do not get certified approval, which are the parts and what certification did they not pass? If you...
Posted by klinux, on May 30, 2005 at 02:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Exactly. Because getting Cell into a Mac is so... 11,960 Views / 42 Replies  
Exactly. Because getting Cell into a Mac is so improbable that a discussion is unworthy. Beside the fact that 1) the product is a vaporware (no release date, no demo - E3 footage is prerendered) ,...
Posted by klinux, on May 26, 2005 at 07:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A year? Talk about most optimisic (and vague)... 11,960 Views / 42 Replies  
A year? Talk about most optimisic (and vague) predictionof the year. How lond did Apple stay with SDR RAM before moving on to DDR? Or on G4 before moving to G5? In addition, Cell is as much...
Posted by klinux, on May 20, 2005 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I can tell you there is no Mac or Linux client is... 1,327 Views / 33 Replies  
I can tell you there is no Mac or Linux client is because of the Microsoft.

Y! have a few choices: it can 1) support DRM WMA because that works on 90%+ of the computers, 2) beg and hope Apple...
Posted by klinux, on May 16, 2005 at 02:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not a gamer but I will probably be at the expo. ... 761 Views / 15 Replies  
Not a gamer but I will probably be at the expo. Last year's was pretty cool.
Posted by klinux, on May 16, 2005 at 02:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You were not wrong again but it is one of several... 1,327 Views / 33 Replies  
You were not wrong again but it is one of several wrongs in the thread. The only similarities Yahoo! Music Engine and MusicMatch is that they are both owned by Yahoo! and they music-oriented. Under...
Posted by klinux, on May 15, 2005 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wrong. There would be no point for Yahoo! to... 1,327 Views / 33 Replies  
Wrong. There would be no point for Yahoo! to develop a Mac client at this time because DRM WMA does not work on any platform except Windows. So two parties are to blame for Y! Music Unlimited not...
Posted by klinux, on May 14, 2005 at 05:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As they should. So what's the problem? If I... 3,385 Views / 151 Replies  
As they should. So what's the problem?

If I see a surgery being performed on TV, does that mean I should or could do it? As I mentioned before, this is not some random event. It is performed in...
Posted by klinux, on May 14, 2005 at 05:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
REAL whiz kids can spell! ;) 392 Views / 3 Replies  
REAL whiz kids can spell! ;)
Posted by klinux, on May 13, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dusting off an old thread, try... 392 Views / 3 Replies  
Dusting off an old thread, try http://360.yahoo.com!
Posted by klinux, on May 13, 2005 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First, it's beta. Second, it cost additional... 1,327 Views / 33 Replies  
First, it's beta.

Second, it cost additional money to Windows user as well. Just because you paid SBC/Yahoo for ISP doesn't mena you get EVERYTHING for free. Go and read your T&C and adjust your...
Posted by klinux, on May 13, 2005 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Speak for yourself. In high school I, and many... 3,385 Views / 151 Replies  
Speak for yourself. In high school I, and many of my peers, was very capable of handling my own life. If it was up to the likes of you, you probably would not even teach evolution, sex education,...
Posted by klinux, on May 13, 2005 at 08:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stop calling it a dissection when it is a... 3,385 Views / 151 Replies  
Stop calling it a dissection when it is a vivisection. To put in term people here understand it's like calling a G5 and G4+.

Second, it was operated clearly in a clinical surrounding and in an...
Posted by klinux, on May 13, 2005 at 08:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey, what can I say, ignorance is bliss! And... 30,868 Views / 290 Replies  
Hey, what can I say, ignorance is bliss!

And there is really no help for Simon who writes "arrogant impertinence of those who seek only support of their beliefs regardless of how wrong facts prove...
Posted by klinux, on May 9, 2005 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Indeed and agreed. I am not at my iMac right now... 30,868 Views / 290 Replies  
Indeed and agreed. I am not at my iMac right now but I think the non-720p 24fps trailers played fine.

Nevertheless, going back to the producing quantitative and reproduceable results that can...
Posted by klinux, on May 9, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good, who one asked you to respond? And... 30,868 Views / 290 Replies  
Good, who one asked you to respond?

And thanks for the FPS is irrelevant remark - that pretty much sums up the argument of the "believers". What's next - gravity is irrelevant?

Lastly, I...
Posted by klinux, on May 9, 2005 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I tried the NASA trailer because it was 30fps. ... 1,843 Views / 14 Replies  
I tried the NASA trailer because it was 30fps. It was watchable on my iMac G5 1.6ghz but I know it dropped frames ~20% of the time to around 20 fps. It choked on 1080 as expected.
Posted by klinux, on May 9, 2005 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
I was not aware of your posting in the past but... 30,868 Views / 290 Replies  
I was not aware of your posting in the past but would appreciate you providing a link to it.

But in any case, I can see posting screenshot of fps numbers and screenshots is not a convincing enough...
Posted by klinux, on May 9, 2005 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes and no. At least half a dozen commercially... 30,868 Views / 290 Replies  
Yes and no. At least half a dozen commercially available televisions are capable of 1080p. I have already preordered a Benq DV3750 for cheap $2000 for delivery in a month or two that is natively...
Posted by klinux, on May 9, 2005 at 05:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There are plenty of idiots here whose faith in... 30,868 Views / 290 Replies  
There are plenty of idiots here whose faith in Apple is so strong that they will claim *anything* is possible on <insert favorite Mac here, no matter how old it is>.

Here is my example: the...
Posted by klinux, on May 9, 2005 at 05:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I too hereby apologize for making the grammatical... 5,987 Views / 65 Replies  
I too hereby apologize for making the grammatical mistake that caused the causing of the derailing of the thread. :)
Posted by klinux, on Apr 28, 2005 at 04:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So you do not have a problem with the fact that... 3,223 Views / 60 Replies  
So you do not have a problem with the fact that there is a potential bug with Address Book but that he has a site where he explains the problem? :rolleyes: What do you expect him to do, put up...
Posted by klinux, on Apr 28, 2005 at 12:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Call it like it is, taking up two spaces is just... 8,414 Views / 77 Replies  
Call it like it is, taking up two spaces is just rude and is being a prick. I understand you want to protect your baby but being an a-hole is just an invitation for trouble.

Back to topic, my...
Posted by klinux, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Want to sell me yours? :) But yes, I agree... 982 Views / 24 Replies  
Want to sell me yours? :)

But yes, I agree with the posters above. Tiger has give my 700Mhz iBook new life (even though I am still selling it on eBay for fund toward next *book) and I'd imagine...
Posted by klinux, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You forgot to mention the part about barefoot and... 758 Views / 21 Replies  
You forgot to mention the part about barefoot and in the snow.

Sorry, back to topic... :)
Posted by klinux, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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