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Whoa there buddy, the XPS M1210 is a 12.1"... 3,330 Views / 129 Replies  
Whoa there buddy, the XPS M1210 is a 12.1" Notebook that weighs 4.37 lbs. Not to mention that it's primarily a portable gaming laptop. In fact, there is absolutely no reason to buy this laptop...
Posted by jchen, on Jul 27, 2006 at 08:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you go to a large university, you can... 707 Views / 12 Replies  
If you go to a large university, you can typically pick up the latest copy of Office (Office 2003 for XP or 2004 for OS X) for around $20. Another thing is that some universities have some type of...
Posted by jchen, on Jun 30, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Macbooks have been reported to be particular... 1,482 Views / 11 Replies  
The Macbooks have been reported to be particular when it comes to RAM so that using slower PC4200 DIMMs may not even work or will cause errors. In any case, it would be advantageous to purchase...
Posted by jchen, on May 29, 2006 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you read the NewEgg reviews for Kingston and... 2,392 Views / 39 Replies  
If you read the NewEgg reviews for Kingston and Corsair value varieties, some Mac users have had problems with their sticks.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820145012

It...
Posted by jchen, on May 25, 2006 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm getting a July 26th estimated ship date as... 6,741 Views / 149 Replies  
I'm getting a July 26th estimated ship date as well. I ordered the low end model ($999 after rebate, how could I resist?). I'll keep you updated on how it turns out.
Posted by jchen, on May 24, 2006 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Adobe Acrobat + Microsoft Excel 345 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, not really. My friend and I are working on a records project - an electronic version of a popular form/record book for farmers. These forms are fairly standard and involve farmers writing...
Posted by jchen, on May 22, 2006 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Macbook RAM Vendors 1,412 Views / 9 Replies  
I just ordered my MacBook two days ago - in preparation, I also need to purchase additional RAM. I've seen so far that the new Macbooks (MBP included) seem to be particularly picky when it comes to...
Posted by jchen, on May 21, 2006 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered from Amazon. Ugh. Delivery... 9,386 Views / 186 Replies  
I ordered from Amazon. Ugh.

Delivery estimate: July 26, 2006 - July 27, 2006

I hope they are joking.
Posted by jchen, on May 20, 2006 at 01:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Battery Life? 1,118,749 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Battery Life?
Posted by jchen, on May 16, 2006 at 08:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about AppleCare? Worth it? (if for the... 817 Views / 4 Replies  
How about AppleCare? Worth it? (if for the resale value alone)
Posted by jchen, on May 16, 2006 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Buying Advice 817 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, this is the notebook that I've been waiting for (Intel-Mac laptop < $1500) so I am going to take the plunge and buy it. I qualify for the education discount but I was still trying to debate...
Posted by jchen, on May 16, 2006 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I think it will fit but as for it working,... 488 Views / 5 Replies  
Well I think it will fit but as for it working, that's my question. Both screens are Ti LCDs and the design itself didn't change between the screen upgrade until the Al models came out.
Posted by jchen, on Apr 19, 2006 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Replacing Powerbook Ti 15" Rev. 1 with Rev. 2? 488 Views / 5 Replies  
I was looking on eBay to purchase some hinges to fix my dad's old Powerbook G4/550 and then possibly resell it on eBay but I noticed that numerous people also sell their detached Powerbook Ti 15"...
Posted by jchen, on Apr 19, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Digital Voice Recorders 579 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm starting a radio show this semester with some friends which will involve a lot of on-site interviewing (preferably portable). I was wondering if anyone had any specific suggestions for personal...
Posted by jchen, on Feb 26, 2006 at 04:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bravia Ad 768 Views / 12 Replies  
http://www.bravia-advert.com/

A friend sent me this; I've never seen it on US TV though so eh (then again, I myself don't actually have a TV in my dorm room), maybe this has been around for quite...
Posted by jchen, on Dec 15, 2005 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've found a deal for both the Nikon Coolpix 4600... 458 Views / 6 Replies  
I've found a deal for both the Nikon Coolpix 4600 and the Canon Powershot SD200 for $200 (each of course, not together) so it's now down to those two. Which one?

Let the fight begin!
Posted by jchen, on Aug 16, 2005 at 12:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
$100-$200 Digital Camera for College 458 Views / 6 Replies  
Alright, I'm heading off to college this fall and plan to take many pictures which of course leads to the question: what should I buy? Portabiliby is an important factor and perhaps useful features...
Posted by jchen, on Aug 15, 2005 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Login Screen Keeps Looping Back 709 Views / 3 Replies  
This problem has persisted year or so but I haven't been around to it since my dad purchased his new Powerbook. The laptop in question is a Powerbook G4/550 running 10.2 that, when logging in, will...
Posted by jchen, on Jul 29, 2005 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's a very kind gesture but since taking out... 392 Views / 2 Replies  
That's a very kind gesture but since taking out the upgrade card (I've had it for quite some time), my dad has since then purchased a Dual G5/2.0, moving his previous desktop computer (Dual G4/500)...
Posted by jchen, on Jun 21, 2005 at 10:40 PM, in Marketplace
Sonnet Crescendo G4/360/1MB for 6100/7100/8100 392 Views / 2 Replies  
As the title states, I am looking to sell the following item. The upgrade works perfectly fine and includes the required video adapter transfer module (wherein the upgrade plugs into your video card...
Posted by jchen, on Jun 21, 2005 at 08:57 PM, in Marketplace
Apple WWDC 2005 - Tracking Number 697736095801 1,476 Views / 10 Replies  
If you forward to 18:36 on the WWDC 2005 stream, you'll notice the tracking number that Steve inputs directly into the FedEx Widget on Dashboard.
...
Posted by jchen, on Jun 8, 2005 at 03:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Help Me Buy a Cell Phone 389 Views / 1 Replies  
I realize that I could simply google a guide to cell phones but I have come to trust the opinion of the MacNN community over the years so I wonder if anyone would be willing to give some suggestions...
Posted by jchen, on May 22, 2005 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Treat Your Mother Right 427 Views / 3 Replies  
http://www.alldumb.com/item/11575/

:D :lol:
Posted by jchen, on May 9, 2005 at 07:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmm 528 Views / 10 Replies  
Heh...so how about the original question?
Posted by jchen, on Feb 24, 2005 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pocket Electronic Foreign Language Dictionaries 528 Views / 10 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone could recommend one (as the title states) that allows for multiple languages in one unit, perhaps something like a cartridge switch for different languages. I am currently...
Posted by jchen, on Feb 23, 2005 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ideas for a Broken Hinge 15" Powerbook 470 Views / 3 Replies  
My dad's G4/550 Powerbook recently "snapped" in two which is to say that it's fully functioning but the screen has been seperated from the computer and is only connected by the thin wires through the...
Posted by jchen, on Feb 3, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Movielike Quality 885 Views / 15 Replies  
This is a question I've always had (and rather newbie-ish as well) about viewing quality: What is the reason for certain, most likely higher budget films to look the way they do, in comparison to...
Posted by jchen, on Dec 27, 2004 at 01:30 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Inexpensive 2G iPod Case 334 Views / 1 Replies  
Any recommendations? I've done some searching but almost all cases that are sold these days are equipped for the newer models (as would be expected).
Posted by jchen, on Dec 17, 2004 at 07:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can't store all of my files at the current... 662 Views / 6 Replies  
I can't store all of my files at the current bitrate (192kbps). On the other hand, 128Kbps AAC would work wonderfully (a little under 10GB).
Posted by jchen, on Dec 17, 2004 at 07:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Converting MP3 Collection to iPod MP4 662 Views / 6 Replies  
I just bought an used iPod from a friend (2G, 10GB) and I was wondering how I would go about converting my entire previous MP3 collection to the newer format? Thanks.
Posted by jchen, on Dec 17, 2004 at 03:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, I'm serious. I've never met anyone quite... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes, I'm serious. I've never met anyone quite like her, she is absolutely the most amazing person I have ever met. I just don't want to be wondering down the road why it never happened or what...
Posted by jchen, on Aug 2, 2004 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Three Weeks 524 Views / 6 Replies  
How can I convince a girl that a three week relationship is worth it? We both like each other a lot but she's heading back to Israel on the 22nd of this month. I really want it to work out, I'm...
Posted by jchen, on Aug 2, 2004 at 12:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would be interested, jchen at nothotmail dot... 7,195 Views / 313 Replies  
I would be interested, jchen at nothotmail dot org.

Thanks!
Posted by jchen, on Jun 27, 2004 at 02:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thread Approaching Birthday? 3,394 Views / 33 Replies  
Haven't any of you noticed that the original post was created in August of 2003? Why is this back?
Posted by jchen, on May 31, 2004 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wireless Access Point Alternatives 607 Views / 5 Replies  
My dad has been interested in setting up some type of wireless networking for his Powerbook G4 so I was wondering if I could have some questions answered. We currently have three computers...
Posted by jchen, on Apr 10, 2004 at 12:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Any thoughts on the Panasonic GS70 or the Canon... 580 Views / 6 Replies  
Any thoughts on the Panasonic GS70 or the Canon Optura 20?
Posted by jchen, on Mar 22, 2004 at 09:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Budget DV Camcorder (About $600) 580 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm beginning to be interested in making a few small productions, I was wondering if anyone had any advice about DV Camcorder purchasing, I have a budget of about $500-600 and I'm rather confused. ...
Posted by jchen, on Mar 19, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
End of the World Flash 557 Views / 7 Replies  
Haha, I don't know how old this is but a friend sent to me.

http://members.cox.net/impunity/endofworld.swf
Posted by jchen, on Jan 7, 2004 at 12:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gigabit Ethernet Dual G4/500 > 1.4Ghz Mercury OWC Upgrade? 743 Views / 9 Replies  
http://eshop.macsales.com/Catalog_Item.cfm?ID=6466&Item=OWCME4121400L2S

Just like the title says, I was wondering whether such an upgrade would be noticeable and worth it. I've tried to convince...
Posted by jchen, on Jan 5, 2004 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Why the US is losing the War on Terror 666 Views / 20 Replies  
empathy
- the ability to share in another's emotions, thoughts, or feelings

To empathize isn't to be sympathetic (in using the common definition of sympathy to display additional feelings of...
Posted by jchen, on Jan 4, 2004 at 03:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Why the US is losing the War on Terror 666 Views / 20 Replies  
How do you disagree when my post is about why we are losing and you're providing supplemental links supporting it?

In addition, why are the majority of your links from Ayn Rand's site?
Posted by jchen, on Jan 2, 2004 at 05:42 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why the US is losing the War on Terror 666 Views / 20 Replies  
Much like my other thread of the same nature, Why the US is winning the War on Terror (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?threadid=194434) , I'd like to discuss (and bring up some arguments of my...
Posted by jchen, on Jan 1, 2004 at 08:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Cornell University 1,787 Views / 17 Replies  
Well I've read several of those college student review websites and the general impression is that it's a very enjoyable experience (despite the workload), people are open and friendly for the most...
Posted by jchen, on Dec 28, 2003 at 01:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well it's not supposed to be a resource for the... 811 Views / 19 Replies  
Well it's not supposed to be a resource for the actual research, it's just the site for the National Forensic League. It's simply there to provide guidelines for debate/speech activities, I just...
Posted by jchen, on Dec 24, 2003 at 11:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Re: Why the United States is Winning the War on Terror 811 Views / 19 Replies  
The topic is actually for a new type of debate called Public Forum (formerly known as Ted Turner Debate but the word on the street is that he dropped funding). It's a much more casual type of debate...
Posted by jchen, on Dec 24, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why the United States is Winning the War on Terror 811 Views / 19 Replies  
http://www.nflonline.org

For competitive high school debaters across the country, the new January topic (for Public Forum) is one that has already been discussed greatly in this forum. I'm...
Posted by jchen, on Dec 24, 2003 at 12:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Noise Cancelling Headphones on a Budget 454 Views / 5 Replies  
Okay, I am taking debate right now and our team typically travels about two to three hours when we compete in other regions. I would like to do some reading and prepare my cases but the bus is...
Posted by jchen, on Nov 18, 2003 at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: US Mitigation in International Conflicts 443 Views / 13 Replies  
Okay but what I was trying to say was that suppose the United States were simply to stand by and not intervene in such a scenario, the conflict would perhaps alleviate on its own (which is to say...
Posted by jchen, on Nov 13, 2003 at 03:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
US Mitigation in International Conflicts 443 Views / 13 Replies  
Has the US ever been completely successful in mitigating an international conflict? To clarify, our current debate topic deals with the issue of moral obligations of a government and I question that...
Posted by jchen, on Nov 12, 2003 at 10:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Note, the purpose for this thread was to incite... 402 Views / 5 Replies  
Note, the purpose for this thread was to incite what morality is. It is one of those vastly subjective terms that no one ever straightforwardly defines yet it is used so often in the English...
Posted by jchen, on Nov 10, 2003 at 12:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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