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While I wouldn't get an iMac if I was wanting to... 6,102 Views / 94 Replies  
While I wouldn't get an iMac if I was wanting to upgrade components I don't think that there are as many upgraders as there used to be. The first time I built a computer, I did so mainly to save...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 24, 2007 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I like the new iMac well enough. That being... 2,344 Views / 50 Replies  
I like the new iMac well enough. That being said, if I were in the market I would probably just buy a refurbished previous generation and save a few bucks. But I'm cheap like that. :cool:
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 17, 2007 at 10:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: For what it's worth, Boot Camp worked without a... 52,645 Views / 234 Replies  
For what it's worth, Boot Camp worked without a hitch for me. The drivers cd installed everything perfectly. I wish installing most Windows drivers was that simple.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on May 12, 2007 at 11:56 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
With Apple, there's always something new and... 1,830 Views / 10 Replies  
With Apple, there's always something new and better around the corner. You might as well get what you need when you need it.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on May 12, 2007 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
After playing with it a bit I must say that it's... 1,148 Views / 19 Replies  
After playing with it a bit I must say that it's a beautiful piece of equipment.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Dec 16, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm sitting in bed wistfully watching her set up... 1,148 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm sitting in bed wistfully watching her set up Mail across the room. I've been using Linux lately much more than OS X and watching her is making me realize what I've been missing. :cry:
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Dec 15, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Funny iMac story 1,148 Views / 19 Replies  
I bought my wife the 17" 2GHz refurb iMac for Christmas. Of course Christmas came a little early and she opened it this afternoon. As she was taking it out of the box she paused, looked at it, then...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Dec 15, 2006 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: +1 on both of those opinions. You, my friend,... 4,389 Views / 50 Replies  
+1 on both of those opinions. You, my friend, have some seriously good taste. :cool:
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Dec 15, 2006 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just got my (wife's) refurb 17" 2GHz today. ... 943 Views / 6 Replies  
I just got my (wife's) refurb 17" 2GHz today. The 17" is great so you will definitely be happy with the 20".
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Dec 15, 2006 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm the same. I don't hold other people to the... 3,324 Views / 126 Replies  
I'm the same. I don't hold other people to the same standard but I'm pretty punctual.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 29, 2006 at 10:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm on my third logic board in my 800MHz G3... 761 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm on my third logic board in my 800MHz G3 iBook. Apple Support was great. I've owned various pc's and Apple has the best support I've dealt with, hands down.

Also, my 2nd gen iPod's drive and...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 27, 2006 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When he was caught smoking crack his response to... 777 Views / 36 Replies  
When he was caught smoking crack his response to the press was, "The bitch set me up."

Whatta guy. :rolleyes:
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 27, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah ground loop is probably what it is. I'll... 6,292 Views / 19 Replies  
Yeah ground loop is probably what it is. I'll try to find a way to get rid of it. Everything I've found so far is a little expensive or dangerous. Troll, what did you do to get rid of yours?
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 27, 2006 at 06:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just put it in a kitchen outlet with the tester... 6,292 Views / 19 Replies  
I just put it in a kitchen outlet with the tester button and no hum on clean or dirty. I guess I'll install a CFGI outlet upstairs and see if that solves it.

Do I have to turn off the...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 27, 2006 at 12:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, now I'm getting the hum on the dirty... 6,292 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, now I'm getting the hum on the dirty channel also. Oh well. I'll try the amp at some other places if I leave my house today just to make sure.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 27, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like the song but I'll never admit to watching... 1,111 Views / 19 Replies  
I like the song but I'll never admit to watching Oprah... ;)

Anyways, Amish Paradise is one of my favorite Wierd Al songs ever. He won me as a fan for life with that one. But what can I say,...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 26, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The amp's power chord had a little exposed, yet... 6,292 Views / 19 Replies  
The amp's power chord had a little exposed, yet sheilded wire, where it meets the plug. I taped it.

I did try the amp in different rooms with no change.

I didn't take it to my parents' house...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 26, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We just moved him out of our bed a month or so... 2,284 Views / 107 Replies  
We just moved him out of our bed a month or so ago. Up to then, he spent most nights sleeping with my wife and me. Those were the days. He woke up cooing in our ears. Now we're trying to break it...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 26, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, it's the grounding but not on my guitar. I... 6,292 Views / 19 Replies  
Okay, it's the grounding but not on my guitar. I took it to the guy who works on all my dad's instruments and it worked fine, no hum. It works at my parents' and my brother's houses too, no hum. ...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 26, 2006 at 09:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. I'll report back later on my results. 6,292 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks. I'll report back later on my results.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 26, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Guitar has irritating hum 6,292 Views / 19 Replies  
I know this isn't a guitar support forum but I also know that there's some extremely knowledgeable guitarists around here who may have experienced this problem before.

Last night my wife bought me...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 26, 2006 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ha! Whenever I make a joke about someone my wife... 2,284 Views / 107 Replies  
Ha! Whenever I make a joke about someone my wife tells me to watch out or I'll get eaten by a she bear. It was something adults would tell her when she misbehaved as a child but "she bear" is just...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 25, 2006 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interview is my favorite. 1,421 Views / 50 Replies  
Interview is my favorite.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 24, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those kids need to be tried as adults. That's... 958 Views / 37 Replies  
Those kids need to be tried as adults. That's just sick.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 22, 2006 at 06:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poo21, you might also see what Mac of all trades... 1,044 Views / 30 Replies  
Poo21, you might also see what Mac of all trades will give you for it. I traded an Inspiron 5100 to them for an iBook about a year and a half ago and they were a joy to do business with.

And $800...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 18, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I forgot to mention it above but reseating the... 550 Views / 5 Replies  
I forgot to mention it above but reseating the card and cable was the first thing I tried. I've done it multiple times. And yes, there's an Apple store in Memphis so I'll bring it in there when I'm...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 15, 2006 at 03:06 PM, in Networking
I've restarted both the router and the modem and... 550 Views / 5 Replies  
I've restarted both the router and the modem and the problem persists. I've confidently ruled them out as culprits.

Also, if I'm on another laptop while my wife uses the iBook, the iBook's...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 14, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Networking
Airport malfunctions 550 Views / 5 Replies  
My iBook hangs on web pages intermittently but the airport icon in the top right stays solid like it's still connected. This happens regardless of browser (Safari, Firefox and Camino). I'll click...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 14, 2006 at 10:46 AM, in Networking
Should I downgrade ProTools and OS X? 406 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got an 800MHz G3 iBook with 640MB ram that I'm running Tiger on. My brother just gave me his M-Box with ProTools 6.9 software which I upgraded to 6.9.1 or whatever the version number is that...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 13, 2006 at 10:36 PM, in Applications
Poll: I've just been playing guitar for about 4 months.... 419 Views / 3 Replies  
I've just been playing guitar for about 4 months. I'm teaching myself through books and videos and I try to get at least an hour a day in. The length of time is usually determined by how long my 1...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 12, 2006 at 11:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I drink coffee almost every day. If I have off... 4,104 Views / 77 Replies  
I drink coffee almost every day. If I have off work I drink about 2-3 cups but if I'm working I don't drink as much oddly enough. I really enjoy sitting around and drinking it or drinking a couple...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 12, 2006 at 11:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I own a few macs and the corpse of an iPod. I... 824 Views / 34 Replies  
I own a few macs and the corpse of an iPod. I never thought I'd be able to get by without it but, amazingly, I have for almost a year now.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 12, 2006 at 10:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
While keeping it up helps, people can know little... 1,041 Views / 38 Replies  
While keeping it up helps, people can know little to nothing about proper Windows upkeep and still get by okay. My wife had a pc for school. It was the first laptop HP released with XP so that...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 12, 2006 at 10:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a pretty huge difference if you're a parent... 1,041 Views / 38 Replies  
It's a pretty huge difference if you're a parent who has to send their kid to school and still has one or two more in high school.

And I don't know about you, but I get a little pissed off at...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 11, 2006 at 09:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Guns 'N' Roses (by far my favorite from that era)... 1,454 Views / 36 Replies  
Guns 'N' Roses (by far my favorite from that era)
Metallica (I had a Metallica shirt for every day of the week)
Grateful Dead (they had some great shows in the 80's)
Skid Row (I still enjoy them)...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 5, 2006 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's a nice looking Ibanez. Congrats. I'm... 2,231 Views / 98 Replies  
That's a nice looking Ibanez. Congrats.

I'm just learning how to play. I got this Epiphone Les Paul from my brother who just bought a deluxe Tele. It's very comfortable for me to play but I'm...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 5, 2006 at 01:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
pm sent 329 Views / 3 Replies  
pm sent
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 4, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in Marketplace
FT - HP Pavilion for Clamshell iBook 329 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got a working HP Pavilion N5415 notebook that I'd like to trade for a working clamshell iBook. Here's the HP's specs:
cpu: 900MHz AMD Duron
ram: 256MB
hdd: 20GB
video: integrated (I think...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Aug 3, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Marketplace
I didn't know there were actually Dell fanboys. ... 906 Views / 30 Replies  
I didn't know there were actually Dell fanboys. I thought people just liked them because of the price.

But this might be cool for gamers if you could go in there and play whatever the latest...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on May 24, 2006 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd say run Tiger and disable Dashboard. ... 1,024 Views / 14 Replies  
I'd say run Tiger and disable Dashboard. Dashboard's too much of a hog on an older machine.

But I say Tiger because it's quicker than Panther, has better features and better integration between...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Mar 12, 2006 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've replaced mine recently. While it wasn't... 753 Views / 4 Replies  
I've replaced mine recently. While it wasn't difficult, I wouldn't want to have to open the thing up again. If you've never opened up a laptop before or if you're not very technically inclined I...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Mar 12, 2006 at 07:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They'll definitely hype it as much as they can. 711 Views / 7 Replies  
They'll definitely hype it as much as they can.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Mar 12, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That beats anything I ever did in my younger... 12,794 Views / 85 Replies  
That beats anything I ever did in my younger years.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 26, 2006 at 06:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
laptop lcd compatibility 1,386 Views / 1 Replies  
Are lcd's from the same maker usually compatible? Like, if I have an old 14.1" Powerbook that needs a new Samsung lcd, can I use any 14.1" Samsung lcd or do I need the LT141X2-*** ?
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 26, 2006 at 05:23 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Right now my wife makes the money and I stay home... 936 Views / 48 Replies  
Right now my wife makes the money and I stay home with our baby. I manage a restaurant part time a few nights a week for some extra cash but that's about to stop when I go back to school in the...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 23, 2006 at 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You can use "Flash click to view" to block them... 1,188 Views / 42 Replies  
You can use "Flash click to view" to block them if you use firefox.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 22, 2006 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's the tightest pc product that I've seen in... 1,058 Views / 33 Replies  
That's the tightest pc product that I've seen in awhile.

Has anyone noticed that it doesn't have an intel or amd processor?
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 22, 2006 at 12:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. I'll scoop that up too. 936 Views / 48 Replies  
Thanks. I'll scoop that up too.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 21, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's why I feel ready to start investing...... 936 Views / 48 Replies  
That's why I feel ready to start investing... because my wife and I have really shaved our spending habits down. We've gotten out of most of our long-term debt but we aren't putting enough back. ...
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 21, 2006 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Indeed it is. 936 Views / 48 Replies  
Indeed it is.
Posted by JoshKurtz, on Feb 21, 2006 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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