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You all raise valid and compelling points. ... 1,147 Views / 19 Replies  
You all raise valid and compelling points.

My biggest problem with how OS X now handles multiple monitors, is how the windows of various programs never remain where I last left them. e.g., the...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Apr 19, 2015 at 02:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just installed Yosemite, and I gained an... 11,625 Views / 109 Replies  
I just installed Yosemite, and I gained an additional 8 GB of space on my SSD.

Is this normal?

2011 27" iMac with user installed SSD
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 21, 2014 at 05:32 PM, in Mac OS X
MBP's do not use a 'special' optical cable. All... 667 Views / 5 Replies  
MBP's do not use a 'special' optical cable. All you need is a TOSLINK mini plug.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on May 12, 2014 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
That cable should work. However, may I suggest... 2,957 Views / 7 Replies  
That cable should work. However, may I suggest you just get a thick/hardened chain and (u)-lock(s) and use that instead. Why not make a 'statement' to everyone in the office.

Your local bicycle...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Dec 10, 2013 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
I would like to see 2 TB ports. Probably... 1,094 Views / 7 Replies  
I would like to see 2 TB ports.

Probably going to drop FW as a result.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Nov 6, 2013 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple surprised me with this update. Nice. 3,079 Views / 31 Replies  
Apple surprised me with this update. Nice.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 24, 2013 at 02:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
OP, the USB adaptor is your most cost effective... 829 Views / 5 Replies  
OP, the USB adaptor is your most cost effective option. Make sure it uses DisplayLink chips.

I believe AOC makes a few models that has it built in already...probably at a bit of a price premium,...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 19, 2013 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I predict no PCIe SSDs for the iMac in the next... 3,079 Views / 31 Replies  
I predict no PCIe SSDs for the iMac in the next refresh. Just my gut feeling that it wont show up in an iMac for awhile. Apple needs this kind of differentiation for their Pro line.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Aug 20, 2013 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
+1 change the screws to 4 different kinds 1,062 Views / 7 Replies  
+1 change the screws to 4 different kinds
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Jul 14, 2013 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I like this idea. But Apple would never do it. So... 3,676 Views / 47 Replies  
I like this idea. But Apple would never do it. So basically, if you like the current form factor, maybe it is best to carefully watch the prices and snag one when the time is right.

This is how I...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Jun 11, 2013 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Now that Apple has doubled down with Thunderbolt,... 3,676 Views / 47 Replies  
Now that Apple has doubled down with Thunderbolt, it is time for manufacturers to dramatically expand their Thunderbolt products. (drives, audio board thingys, monitors etc.)

Without a whole bunch...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Jun 11, 2013 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hoping for a co-release of 4k displays... ... 626 Views / 4 Replies  
Hoping for a co-release of 4k displays...

1Gbs SSD is impressive
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Jun 10, 2013 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
The difference would be like night and day. ... 1,714 Views / 11 Replies  
The difference would be like night and day.

Switching to an ssd regardless, of 3 or 6GB/s would be noticeable.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Feb 20, 2013 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe by then prices will have dropped and you... 2,694 Views / 40 Replies  
Maybe by then prices will have dropped and you might be shopping for a larger capacity. Win!
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree with most of the responses here. I guess... 2,694 Views / 40 Replies  
I agree with most of the responses here. I guess the upgrades that you should consider is really dependent on what you are doing on the machine.

If space is all you need, just buy an external. I...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Jan 7, 2013 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Whatever they make I am betting that it will be... 1,317 Views / 35 Replies  
Whatever they make I am betting that it will be thin. I mean thin is in, no?

I would also love a 4k display but I think that would be pretty much a pipe dream for 2013. Maybe 2015?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Dec 19, 2012 at 09:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
'P'.... Thanks for the reply and the all the... 3,975 Views / 155 Replies  
'P'.... Thanks for the reply and the all the details.

Overall, after some time to reflect on the new iMac, I still have some mixed feelings about it.

I understand the need to push the envelope...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 24, 2012 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
yay 2 TB ports as I predicted.. (self-brag) ... 3,975 Views / 155 Replies  
yay 2 TB ports as I predicted.. (self-brag)

Anyone have any info about those new graphic cards? Yay or nay?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 23, 2012 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
If those rMBA rumors/pics are real then I would... 3,975 Views / 155 Replies  
If those rMBA rumors/pics are real then I would have to think all new iMacs will be getting 2 thunderbolt ports.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 19, 2012 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had a dream yesterday that a new iMac was... 3,975 Views / 155 Replies  
I had a dream yesterday that a new iMac was coming in Feb. 2013
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 3, 2012 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK. Thanks! 348 Views / 4 Replies  
OK. Thanks!
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 3, 2012 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply. Regarding channels are you... 348 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. Regarding channels are you referring to the paired slots? If so, how are the pairs configured?

(My apologies, I am not sure if I make complete sense)
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 2, 2012 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac RAM question regarding slots... 348 Views / 4 Replies  
A friend has a 3.06 21.5" iMac (mid 2010). Is there any difference between having 2x8GB or 4X4GB of RAM.

I mean...is there any advantage or disadvantages to having all of the RAM spread out over...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Retina displays on 21.5" and 27" would be cost... 3,975 Views / 155 Replies  
Retina displays on 21.5" and 27" would be cost prohibitive (I think).

My wish list for the next update is 2x thunderbolt, usb3, and upgraded graphics for entire line.

I also wish for Tim to...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 21, 2012 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
So what about the Honda Goldwing's airbag, does... 987 Views / 48 Replies  
So what about the Honda Goldwing's airbag, does this vest help or hinder that safety feature?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Nov 13, 2011 at 07:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This thread is basically a part II of this... 3,409 Views / 118 Replies  
This thread is basically a part II of this thread.

http://forums.macnn.com/65/mac-desktops/428525/when-did-apple-stop-displaying-mac/

Back then I thought the future prospects of the Pro line...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Nov 8, 2011 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
When I think of the recent legacy of Jobs, I... 5,682 Views / 216 Replies  
When I think of the recent legacy of Jobs, I think about how he changed the way we consume entertainment and how in such a short period made Apple a major player in the mobile phone industry...just...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Oct 6, 2011 at 02:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Video editors rejoice. Those things are fast. 1,446 Views / 1 Replies  
Video editors rejoice. Those things are fast.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 21, 2011 at 01:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes you are correct, but you 'are' comparing... 1,259 Views / 13 Replies  
Yes you are correct, but you 'are' comparing apples to oranges.

There are also a lot of sub $200 computers that are 'thin notebooks' a la MacBook Air... but they are not MacBook Airs.

The $999...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 17, 2011 at 09:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I really like my wired macally icekey. I... 2,302 Views / 23 Replies  
I really like my wired macally icekey.

I like it because it is the closest in feel/key travel/sound/key size/key switch to the previous gen MacBook Pros i.e., silver keyboard (which I consider my...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 17, 2011 at 09:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apparently Macworld got some weird results when... 929 Views / 1 Replies  
Apparently Macworld got some weird results when they put a Pegasus between ATD and an ACD.

First Look: Apple Thunderbolt Display | Monitors | From the Lab | Macworld...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 17, 2011 at 12:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Eug have you tried a Macally icekey? ... 2,302 Views / 23 Replies  
Eug have you tried a Macally icekey?

slightly sculpted and scissor keys.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Sep 17, 2011 at 12:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Seriously.:\ 1,035 Views / 13 Replies  
Seriously.:\
Posted by shabbasuraj, on May 7, 2011 at 05:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice! Must have been the blokes from Yorkdale? 1,035 Views / 13 Replies  
Nice! Must have been the blokes from Yorkdale?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on May 7, 2011 at 05:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pacquiao vs. Mosley 408 Views / 3 Replies  
Pacquiao is a 6-1 favourite.

Should be good fight 'on paper' lots of speed to watch here.

Who's going?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on May 7, 2011 at 05:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple Refurb Freebies 1,035 Views / 13 Replies  
Nothing like a free upgrade.

Ordered a refurb MBP should have come with a 250GB HD and got a 500GB HD.

I know in the past sometimes refurbs get delivered with double the RAM.

I am sure it is...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on May 5, 2011 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The RIAA... lol....asfdljaksd... 882 Views / 22 Replies  
The RIAA...


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Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 30, 2011 at 07:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was trying to point out that today's notebooks... 3,193 Views / 9 Replies  
I was trying to point out that today's notebooks are lacking in terms of natively powering 3, 4, 5, 6 or more monitors.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 20, 2011 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
These are the limits of current tech/hardware....... 3,193 Views / 9 Replies  
These are the limits of current tech/hardware.... ya it sucks...

If you need that much desktop space then maybe it is time to simply step up to a MacPro, and use something smaller or cheaper when...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 19, 2011 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Look at Dell. 1,118 Views / 4 Replies  
Look at Dell.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 19, 2011 at 04:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'll buy it as long as those seat covers are... 1,638 Views / 30 Replies  
I'll buy it as long as those seat covers are included.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 10, 2011 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think your replacement drive is faulty. ... 1,738 Views / 6 Replies  
I think your replacement drive is faulty.

Try another?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 9, 2011 at 05:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
thunderbolt everywhere!!!!!!!!!! 3,712 Views / 242 Replies  
thunderbolt everywhere!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 2, 2011 at 01:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
ya man I am still waiting for the glut of... 30,841 Views / 147 Replies  
ya man

I am still waiting for the glut of displayport monitors that someone promised me, once upon a time.
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmmm.. interesting.. Seems like some love... 1,768 Views / 34 Replies  
Hmmm.. interesting..

Seems like some love and some hate.

I think the key is to really find those must have widgets....

I use a dictionary, a local traffic cam viewer, converter

Dashboard...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Mar 1, 2011 at 12:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Widgets? Do you still use em? 1,768 Views / 34 Replies  
yay or nay?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Feb 26, 2011 at 01:13 AM, in Mac OS X
not so good.. next tuesday? or mar.2 ? 3,000 Views / 31 Replies  
not so good.. next tuesday? or mar.2 ?
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Feb 24, 2011 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Considering what the notebooks just got, The... 3,000 Views / 31 Replies  
Considering what the notebooks just got,

The upcoming refresh should be pretty substantial for the iMacs.

I am thinking..

thunderbolt, might loose 1 usb port, AMD graphics, and i5's at the...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Feb 24, 2011 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
nice... 7,034 Views / 320 Replies  
nice...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Feb 23, 2011 at 05:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The reality is all organizations and institutions... 7,034 Views / 320 Replies  
The reality is all organizations and institutions must change.

SJ has done this for Apple.

It is clear that Apple is a very different company now as compared to the turn of the century.

Much...
Posted by shabbasuraj, on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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