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Glad to see the forums will remain. I have a 13... 4,672 Views / 187 Replies  
Glad to see the forums will remain. I have a 13 year old daughter who is younger than my MacNN account.
Posted by Agent69, on Aug 18, 2016 at 09:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lots of good info. Thank you P. 1,838 Views / 45 Replies  
Lots of good info. Thank you P.
Posted by Agent69, on Jun 22, 2016 at 05:11 PM, in macOS
Something to remember is that Apple employs... 1,838 Views / 45 Replies  
Something to remember is that Apple employs Dominic Giampaolo (the creator of BeOS's BeFS), so while the new filesystem might be an adaption of Hammer, it might also be an entirely new creation.
...
Posted by Agent69, on Jun 19, 2016 at 08:51 AM, in macOS
Agreed. 1,105 Views / 22 Replies  
Agreed.
Posted by Agent69, on Aug 8, 2015 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: I'm not surprised. The forums seems to have... 1,145,109 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I'm not surprised. The forums seems to have slowed down quite a bit.
Posted by Agent69, on Apr 27, 2014 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I still can't believe Mr Jobs is gone. 5,951 Views / 216 Replies  
I still can't believe Mr Jobs is gone.
Posted by Agent69, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Considering Apple's name change, maybe they... 1,157 Views / 41 Replies  
Considering Apple's name change, maybe they should start calling it AppleWorld?
Posted by Agent69, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So the old Mac OS 9 install CD didn't support... 2,428 Views / 46 Replies  
So the old Mac OS 9 install CD didn't support resetting the password?
Posted by Agent69, on Dec 31, 2006 at 12:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's hard to run a company from jail. 1,755 Views / 67 Replies  
It's hard to run a company from jail.
Posted by Agent69, on Dec 28, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Zimphire, You started this thread on Dec... 2,117,526 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Zimphire,

You started this thread on Dec 26, 2002, at 03:31 AM. It is now four years old and has 13,420 posts. Congradulations on starting a thread that will not die.
Posted by Agent69, on Dec 28, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in GUI Customization
Keeping A Macbook Pristine 965 Views / 11 Replies  
I am considering the purchase of a MacBook. I plan to own the computer for at least three years, so I want to keep it from looking bad.

I will be using it at home for 60 to 65 percent of the time,...
Posted by Agent69, on Dec 28, 2006 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not going to say that integrated graphics are... 27,606 Views / 55 Replies  
I'm not going to say that integrated graphics are for everyone but some of the comments here smacks of elitism.
Posted by Agent69, on Dec 25, 2006 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
This whole thread is very odd, and frankly I... 2,638 Views / 44 Replies  
This whole thread is very odd, and frankly I don't suspect that this kind of thing is something that happens everyday.

Perhaps the best thing to do is when buying a Mac, take a second and verify...
Posted by Agent69, on Dec 24, 2006 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2GB of RAM or 1GB and 7200rpm HDD 547 Views / 5 Replies  
In a MacBook, which would be better for performance: 2GB of DDR2-RAM or 1GB of DDR2-RAM and an upgrade to a 7200rpm HDD? Which would you get?
Posted by Agent69, on Oct 27, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nice iBook! :) 3,563 Views / 89 Replies  
Nice iBook! :)
Posted by Agent69, on Sep 7, 2006 at 09:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Probably not; most people and companies don't... 4,599 Views / 50 Replies  
Probably not; most people and companies don't seem to be that concerned about 100% Posix compliance.
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 20, 2006 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
For me: Nirvana Stone Temple Pilots ... 1,611 Views / 68 Replies  
For me:

Nirvana
Stone Temple Pilots
Sound Garden
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 20, 2006 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
See, women are evil. I knew it. :D 1,558 Views / 56 Replies  
See, women are evil. I knew it. :D
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 20, 2006 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think Sixth Sense is his best movie and... 2,451 Views / 118 Replies  
I think Sixth Sense is his best movie and Unbreakable is his second best. I found both Signs and Village to be fair; not a waste of money but not something that I would want to own on DVD.

As for...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 20, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, I feel that Apple's use of the word... 4,599 Views / 50 Replies  
Actually, I feel that Apple's use of the word Unix is a trademark violation, as they sell their OS as "UNIX based". And Apple's website (http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/unix/) strongly suggests...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 19, 2006 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Don't worry MM, it happens. 4,498 Views / 73 Replies  
Don't worry MM, it happens.
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 11, 2006 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
It doesn't matter what Apple says, it what the... 4,599 Views / 50 Replies  
It doesn't matter what Apple says, it what the Open Group says. Unix is a trademark and specification controlled of the Open Group and Apple is violating their trademark everytime they use it. That's...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 8, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
How are you hiding the menubar? Oh, there is... 6,933 Views / 93 Replies  
How are you hiding the menubar?

Oh, there is a hint on Mac OS X Hints that talks about speeding up things by removing icons from the desktop. Evidently, each icons is a little quartz window and,...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 7, 2006 at 02:35 PM, in macOS
Apple doesn't precheck anyone, except in the... 2,486 Views / 48 Replies  
Apple doesn't precheck anyone, except in the retain stores. Anyone can order via the online EDU store but Apple does randomly check people after the fact. From Apple's Website @...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 6, 2006 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know a lot of people who order throught the EDU... 2,486 Views / 48 Replies  
I know a lot of people who order throught the EDU Store who are not students.

If Apple catches you buying from the EDU store and you are not a student, all they normally do is charge you what you...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 5, 2006 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyone considering a Mini has to give the iMac4E... 2,486 Views / 48 Replies  
Anyone considering a Mini has to give the iMac4E some consideration. The top of the line Mini does have Superdrive and Bluetooth, which the iMac4E lacks, but in return you get:

-A faster processor...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 5, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
That was my first thought as well. iSteve,... 4,498 Views / 73 Replies  
That was my first thought as well.

iSteve, you might also try and take a look at Sandvox by Karelia Software. I haven't tried it myself but I did own a previous product of their's, so I would...
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
To me, this is more of an upgraded Mini than... 2,486 Views / 48 Replies  
To me, this is more of an upgraded Mini than anything and I may have to order one.
Posted by Agent69, on Jul 5, 2006 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yep, 2.5" SATA laptop drive. 939 Views / 8 Replies  
Yep, 2.5" SATA laptop drive.
Posted by Agent69, on Jun 29, 2006 at 07:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Deciding On A Mac Mini Upgrade 939 Views / 8 Replies  
I would like the forum's opinion on which upgrade would give the most bang for the buck on a Mac Mini:

1. Upgrade to 1GB of RAM and a 7200rpm HDD.
2. Upgrade to 2GB of RAM and leave the HDD...
Posted by Agent69, on Jun 18, 2006 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Personally, I would have done this, as I have the... 1,788 Views / 19 Replies  
Personally, I would have done this, as I have the login screen enabled:

1. Enter >Console for username and hit entry.
2. At the console, enter username and password.
3. cd ~/Desktop
4. mv *...
Posted by Agent69, on Jun 16, 2006 at 06:43 PM, in macOS
Gabriel is right; we could be a lot more... 10,095 Views / 136 Replies  
Gabriel is right; we could be a lot more respectful of PJJames, even if we don't agree with what he says he did. And there should be no place for name calling on MacNN.
Posted by Agent69, on Jun 9, 2006 at 08:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You guys really need to get this "laptop"... 1,405 Views / 25 Replies  
You guys really need to get this "laptop" mentality out of your head; they are not laptops anymore. From the MacBook Manual:

"Using Your MacBook

When you’re using your MacBook or charging the...
Posted by Agent69, on Jun 9, 2006 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Not to mention a 5400rpm hard drive slowing... 1,004 Views / 10 Replies  
Not to mention a 5400rpm hard drive slowing things down.
Posted by Agent69, on May 23, 2006 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a XP Home SP2 box at my house running a... 801 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a XP Home SP2 box at my house running a 1.2ghz Celeron with 256MB of RAM. With the extra services turned off, the system uses around 113MB of memory. When I use it, I often have Firefox,...
Posted by Agent69, on May 23, 2006 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the information guys; I appreciate it. 1,004 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the information guys; I appreciate it.
Posted by Agent69, on May 22, 2006 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Question About The Mini's T2300 1,004 Views / 10 Replies  
I am trying to find out how the T2300 in the Mac Mini, which is the dual core 1.66ghz CPU, compares in processing power to Intel's Pentium 4 processor. Google doesn't seem to be helping me, although...
Posted by Agent69, on May 18, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
nippleabstract.com Combined Value Score: 74 ... 1,496 Views / 51 Replies  
nippleabstract.com

Combined Value Score: 74
Top Level Domain Score: 10
Unwanted Characters Score: 10
Dictionary Word Score: 50
Length Score: 4
Archive.org Score: 0
Google Search...
Posted by Agent69, on May 18, 2006 at 12:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are some utilities for this. Go to... 1,769 Views / 10 Replies  
There are some utilities for this. Go to MacUpdate and search on "Chime".
Posted by Agent69, on May 15, 2006 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. 642 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks.
Posted by Agent69, on May 14, 2006 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ahh, I overlooked that. My apologies. 24,334 Views / 23 Replies  
Ahh, I overlooked that. My apologies.
Posted by Agent69, on May 14, 2006 at 11:10 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
That's the intent of my post. Of course, if I was... 24,334 Views / 23 Replies  
That's the intent of my post. Of course, if I was using Windows, I would probably rather use Foobar2000 unless I needed iTunes for an iPod.
Posted by Agent69, on May 13, 2006 at 04:13 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You should be able to do this. Here's what I... 24,334 Views / 23 Replies  
You should be able to do this. Here's what I suggest:

1. Create a "Music" directory on the Windows parition (since Windows can't read HFS+)
2. Populate "Music" directory with music files.
3....
Posted by Agent69, on May 12, 2006 at 07:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Intel iMac RAM And Intel Mac Mini RAM 642 Views / 2 Replies  
I am considering a new Mac and I went to Crucial to check RAM prices. I was under the impression that they both use the exact same type of RAM but at this moment, because of a sale on the iMac RAM,...
Posted by Agent69, on May 4, 2006 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, I owned a Cube too. What model did you own? ... 1,642 Views / 18 Replies  
Hey, I owned a Cube too. What model did you own?

I owned a 450mhz G4 Cube with the Radeon option. I bought it with a 17" Apple Studio Display CRT and boy was it sweet.

(Oh, and thanks to those...
Posted by Agent69, on Apr 20, 2006 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
The price of the Dual Core Mini with 20" LCD and... 1,642 Views / 18 Replies  
The price of the Dual Core Mini with 20" LCD and wireless keyboard/mouse comes to $1716.00 at the online Apple Store. The 20" Dual Core iMac lists as $1699.00 (granted, with wired keyboard/mouse)....
Posted by Agent69, on Apr 20, 2006 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here is my list: -Powerbook 100 (my first... 1,869 Views / 73 Replies  
Here is my list:

-Powerbook 100 (my first computer)
-IIsi
-Classic II (used)
-LCIII (used)
-Quadra 700 (used)
-Work Group Server 6150
-iMac (G3/Rev C/Strawberry)
-G4 Cube (450mhz G4/Radeon)...
Posted by Agent69, on Mar 30, 2006 at 10:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The eMac had its problems but the screen of mine... 1,034 Views / 9 Replies  
The eMac had its problems but the screen of mine was flawless and I don't think it is justified to make such a generalized statement about them. The initial units did have a problem with a cable that...
Posted by Agent69, on Mar 30, 2006 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Six years this year. I got married the very next... 5,201 Views / 156 Replies  
Six years this year. I got married the very next month.

EDIT:

Just how far back does the forum archives go? I can't find my first posts.
Posted by Agent69, on Mar 26, 2006 at 03:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IIRC, there was a German magazine that tested the... 633 Views / 5 Replies  
IIRC, there was a German magazine that tested the signal of the Mini when using the DVI to VGA adapter and basically, it was out of spec. It was what made me return a Mini.
Posted by Agent69, on Mar 24, 2006 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
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