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What I want to know is, how long will we have to... 13,300 Views / 139 Replies  
What I want to know is, how long will we have to wait for the new iBook (which I'm guessing will just be called "MacBook")?

Why are people saying specifically between February and April? When...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Jan 11, 2006 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply. You're exactly right, I... 466 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. You're exactly right, I didn't have the server name defined correctly in my httpd.conf file. I made it my IP address and it works perfectly. I'm using port 90 but that's no...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Nov 12, 2005 at 03:33 PM, in Networking
Problems with personal websharing under Rogers in Toronto 466 Views / 2 Replies  
I'd like some help with hosting a website with Rogers as my ISP. I just bought a Mac mini with the hopes of setting up a website for my family, and I consider myself literate in networking setup....
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Nov 9, 2005 at 08:23 PM, in Networking
(duplicate post) 1,271 Views / 19 Replies  
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Posted by Phat Bastard, on Oct 29, 2005 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Isn't it obvious that if you want to keep the... 1,271 Views / 19 Replies  
Isn't it obvious that if you want to keep the original track and your converted one they'll be kept as two separate files? There's no way around the duplicate files and this "clutter" in your...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Oct 29, 2005 at 12:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Good idea, wilsonng, but we're too late: ... 744 Views / 12 Replies  
Good idea, wilsonng, but we're too late:

"Apple Introduces iPorn Movie Store"
http://www.bbspot.com/News/2003/10/iporn.html
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 21, 2005 at 10:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Lol! That's the perfect use for an iPod with... 744 Views / 12 Replies  
Lol! That's the perfect use for an iPod with photo capability. Instant Porn(tm).
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 21, 2005 at 11:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
On my nano right now: 773 songs 1108... 744 Views / 12 Replies  
On my nano right now:

773 songs
1108 photos
90.1 MB available

AWESOME!
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 19, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How about a case that is actually available to... 444 Views / 3 Replies  
How about a case that is actually available to buy right now? I mean, I'm using the plastic wrapping my nano came in as minimal protection, and the thing still has scratched to hell. COME ON,...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 19, 2005 at 08:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This discussion is very useful but I wanted to... 2,054 Views / 36 Replies  
This discussion is very useful but I wanted to ask people to post pictures of the earbuds/headphones they're using.

I just bought a black Nano and I'm looking for some slick black earbuds, does...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 11, 2005 at 10:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's a GOOD POINT. I hadn't thought of that... 31,312 Views / 335 Replies  
That's a GOOD POINT. I hadn't thought of that either.

This iPod nano purchase is looking more and more frustrating by the minute. Grr.....serves me right for making an impulse buy. Now I see...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 8, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I know you didn't mean to sound rude, but your... 31,312 Views / 335 Replies  
I know you didn't mean to sound rude, but your comment, and subsequent ones you've made here, comes across instead as being unrealistic.

"Budgeting for a new computer every 2.5 years?" The...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 8, 2005 at 01:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I already ordered a black 4Gb nano, and then... 31,312 Views / 335 Replies  
I already ordered a black 4Gb nano, and then someone goes and tells me it's USB 2.0 only...so I'd be really interested to hear how people are confirming that Firewire is NOT supported at all. Bummer...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 7, 2005 at 06:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I completely disagree.. Most people buy iPods... 1,265 Views / 31 Replies  
I completely disagree.. Most people buy iPods because they are sexy and down-right great looking. People buy the iPod mini because of its colors. I know, I've talked to people that bought it.

As...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 5, 2005 at 06:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Even if the mini stays at 6 Gb but gets a color... 1,265 Views / 31 Replies  
Even if the mini stays at 6 Gb but gets a color screen, I'd buy that thing right away. But the latest talk is that the mini will go Flash memory-based, and I don't think this would be compatible...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Sep 2, 2005 at 02:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Chuckit brings up a good point: evolution, in... 1,448 Views / 55 Replies  
Chuckit brings up a good point: evolution, in itself, does not mean an organism becomes more complex, "refined", smarter, stronger, whatever...it is conceivable that the survival of the fittest is...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 30, 2005 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whups, yes, I meant a color screen. *fixed* 1,265 Views / 31 Replies  
Whups, yes, I meant a color screen. *fixed*
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 30, 2005 at 04:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Color iPod mini speculation 1,265 Views / 31 Replies  
I can't believe there isn't a thread about the possibility of a color-screen iPod mini soon! I'm so hyped to see one of these, you can guarantee I'll be ordering one.

A color-screen mini would...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 30, 2005 at 12:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just a comment about freudling's comments, and... 1,448 Views / 55 Replies  
Just a comment about freudling's comments, and this might enlighten our discussion about evolution:

The most common misconception about the Theory of Natural Selection is that there is some kind...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 29, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
YES, that sound is your hard drive failing and... 415 Views / 3 Replies  
YES, that sound is your hard drive failing and the day will come when it will die. This happened to my 12" PB recently. The problem went away and came back a couple of times in the span of a few...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 13, 2005 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Um, I am going to have to respectfully disagree... 1,138 Views / 23 Replies  
Um, I am going to have to respectfully disagree with you on that one. I was getting sick of using my Titanium G4 400 Mhz for basic applications, because multi-tasking become near impossible,...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 13, 2005 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ryknow215, what do you mean by "people get a... 1,138 Views / 23 Replies  
Ryknow215, what do you mean by "people get a better performance out of the G3 than the G4"? Do you mean the G3 is a stronger built machine that will last longer, physically, or are you talking about...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 12, 2005 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats on your new Mac, but I'm confused as to... 1,138 Views / 23 Replies  
Congrats on your new Mac, but I'm confused as to why you just bought a G3 Powerbook. Can't you get a middle-of-the-road Titanium G4 that's newer than yours for next to nothing now?

Some auctions:...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 11, 2005 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is SO the inappropriate forum for this. 650 Views / 5 Replies  
This is SO the inappropriate forum for this.
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 11, 2005 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As others have mentioned, there will ALWAYS be a... 416 Views / 7 Replies  
As others have mentioned, there will ALWAYS be a market for older Powerbooks out there. I sell my old Macs on eBay and I can always find a buyer.

I always scope out the market on eBay by watching...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 11, 2005 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I totally agree--using a Powerbook directly on a... 593 Views / 12 Replies  
I totally agree--using a Powerbook directly on a desk will kill your neck if not within a few hours. I have a 12" PB which is even worse than a 17".

I use a Macally Icepad...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Aug 11, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I too have been doing this for a while now, as... 1,452 Views / 9 Replies  
I too have been doing this for a while now, as discussed in another thread here (too lazy to find which one)...so it isn't terribly new, but cool to talk about anyway..
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Jun 22, 2005 at 12:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the mini-review of the Lifedrive,... 2,011 Views / 34 Replies  
Thanks for the mini-review of the Lifedrive, jaxxe. I'm curious, are you using the Lifedrive to listen to music at all? Do you find it is too bulky to carry around to listen to mp3s? I started a...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Jun 14, 2005 at 04:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone use a PDA as an iPod replacement? 331 Views / 0 Replies  
I need a PDA for the usual "PDA stuff", scheduling, contacts, taking notes, etc. The thing is, I don't want to lug around yet another device along with my iPod and cell phone. Ideally, I'd sell my...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Jun 11, 2005 at 11:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm on 10.4.1 and I just synced fine. Wow, iSync... 6,686 Views / 37 Replies  
I'm on 10.4.1 and I just synced fine. Wow, iSync over Bluetooth is awesome, I'm glad I upgraded to Tiger...no more USB cable for me.

Sorry, I don't know how to help you--I really didn't have to...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on May 19, 2005 at 11:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Whenever I do a clean install of Mac OS, I pretty... 294 Views / 1 Replies  
Whenever I do a clean install of Mac OS, I pretty much only backup my Home directory. It contains all these things:

-pictures (iPhoto library in Home/Pictures/iPhoto Library)
-music (iTunes...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on May 11, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't attribute your "transformation" to the... 8,502 Views / 53 Replies  
I wouldn't attribute your "transformation" to the clean install of Tiger in particular--do a clean install of Panther and your Powerbook will be equally "transformed". This happens for various...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on May 11, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I and many of my friends have purchased Kingmax... 551 Views / 9 Replies  
I and many of my friends have purchased Kingmax RAM from Canada Computers and no one has ever had a problem. It's cheap, good RAM.

As long as you have no problem with horrible customer service at...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on May 5, 2005 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Call me stupid, but here's how I think everything... 1,036 Views / 52 Replies  
Call me stupid, but here's how I think everything can be rectified.

First, let me explain the situation the NHL is in with a simple flowchart.

too many teams -> too many mediocre players ->...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Feb 16, 2005 at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have two (maybe stupid) questions: the RAM must... 3,469 Views / 105 Replies  
I have two (maybe stupid) questions: the RAM must be installed by an Authorized Apple Service Center--can you install any RAM stick you want? i.e. I buy a cheaper stick somewhere else. And, does...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Jan 12, 2005 at 12:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Dvorak: The mac is dead 1,647 Views / 55 Replies  
He forgot to mention that Apple's "market share" in the scientific community is much higher than it's overall market share of 3%. At least in life sciences, which has been my experience. Go to an...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Jan 1, 2005 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Those of us working on older-generation G4's,... 5,928 Views / 182 Replies  
Those of us working on older-generation G4's, like my Powerbook G4 867, think that a G4 1.25 GHz will be just fine for what usages are intended for this new Mac: surfing, email and iLife.

I am...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 30, 2004 at 12:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Worst disaster in 40 years? + Warning signs 1,049 Views / 50 Replies  
There might be something to this "animal sixth sense"--apparently abnormally few animals were killed by the tsunami in Sri Lanka:
article...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 30, 2004 at 12:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: thumbs up for Apple (img] 1,473 Views / 40 Replies  
Apple ROCKS!!!! This company gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling inside.
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 29, 2004 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's excellent news!! I managed to donate... 3,410 Views / 150 Replies  
That's excellent news!!

I managed to donate to the Canadian Red Cross immediately after the disaster, but I can't even get into their website now to donate again. This is one time I'm happy a...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 29, 2004 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
$35 million is the total (at this point in time)... 3,410 Views / 150 Replies  
$35 million is the total (at this point in time) that the US government is pledging to give. It pales in comparison to the amount, per capita, and again as of this point in time, that the Australian...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 29, 2004 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are some disturbing numbers that will put... 3,410 Views / 150 Replies  
Here are some disturbing numbers that will put into perspective just how little money has been donated by some of the richer nations:

- US Tsunami Relief Pledge - $35 Million
- 2004 Florida...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 29, 2004 at 05:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Gee, I wonder why you are risk of being banned,... 3,410 Views / 150 Replies  
Gee, I wonder why you are risk of being banned, saying things like that.
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 27, 2004 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Donate some money to help the victims of the South East Asia earthquake 3,410 Views / 150 Replies  
And why is that?
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 27, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Favorite Childhood Toys 2,470 Views / 92 Replies  
Lego was a great toy of mine as well, but I have found memories of these as well:

-Micromachines (making the city with your friends from the individual components like gas stations, police...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 23, 2004 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: what to do? to buy or not to buy? - advice please 622 Views / 8 Replies  
PLEASE DO A SEARCH--this is BY FAR the most popular message topic here.

If you need a Mac now, buy it now. If you can wait, do it, because there will always be a better Mac.

This site should...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 23, 2004 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the incredibly irrelevant story. ... 691 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the incredibly irrelevant story.

:confused:
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 13, 2004 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Biology exam question: how to map genes? 691 Views / 11 Replies  
You might have already gotten the answer to this, but here's what my 3/4 of a Ph.D. in Biochemistry says:

case a: tall plant = TT, dwarf plant = tt (recessive)

Here's your Punnett Square (the...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 11, 2004 at 10:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Hockey Tonight! 832 Views / 38 Replies  
Hopefully we'll get a nice early Christmas gift this Thursday at the negotiating session!! Not likely though. :cry:
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 5, 2004 at 09:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Re: How many years do you expect to get out of a powerook? 1,248 Views / 21 Replies  
I don't understand what you're getting at with this question. Do you mean how long do you think a Powerbook will last, from a hardware-not-malfunctioning point-of-view? Or do you mean how long will...
Posted by Phat Bastard, on Dec 5, 2004 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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