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Adobe offers student prices to all students, but... 330 Views / 2 Replies  
Adobe offers student prices to all students, but even better than that --- check with your University. It may have special licensing deals that offer Adobe software to students at even better prices....
Posted by azdude, on Jun 8, 2008 at 06:55 PM, in Applications
Sticky: I had figured that you were referring to big... 1,096,844 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I had figured that you were referring to big articulating arm mounts, and was about to reply to this that simple flush VESA mounts are only $15 or so, but then I remembered that we're talking about...
Posted by azdude, on Jun 1, 2008 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: You could always set your laptop up in front of... 1,096,844 Views / 4,110 Replies  
You could always set your laptop up in front of you, as your primary display, and then VESA-mount your 20" above it on the wall. That'd save some space.
Posted by azdude, on May 22, 2008 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thanks. I also have an XTi as my personal... 1,096,844 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thanks.

I also have an XTi as my personal camera at home... The XSi belongs to work.

The XSi is an excellent camera, and has a few nice upgrades from the XTi (especially the new kit lens --...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 26, 2008 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Nothing too special here, but I'm thrilled at... 1,096,844 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Nothing too special here, but I'm thrilled at finally having a permanent dual-monitor setup. That, and the mStand + 500GB MyBook for Time Machine. :) I'm lovin' this setup.

My one wish is that I'd...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 25, 2008 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Odd VPN / VNC issues 317 Views / 0 Replies  
This is not strictly a Mac question, but hopefully from a networking perspective, you guys can propose some ideas:

Background: I'm trying to set up my new Vista desktop...
Posted by azdude, on Jan 30, 2008 at 09:43 PM, in Networking
It's because you enabled Parental Controls. Yes,... 476 Views / 4 Replies  
It's because you enabled Parental Controls. Yes, enabling it for *other* users affects *your* admin-user Dashboard. Big bug.

There are several threads on Apple Discussions. Here's one big one...
Posted by azdude, on Nov 14, 2007 at 10:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Check your eMail. Apple has sent this to student... 319 Views / 2 Replies  
Check your eMail. Apple has sent this to student developers:
Posted by azdude, on Oct 27, 2007 at 04:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Haha. What were you expecting to see through a... 941 Views / 9 Replies  
Haha. What were you expecting to see through a transparent menu bar with that sort of background? :confused:
Posted by azdude, on Oct 27, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Here: http://developer.apple.com/students/ ... 4,919 Views / 72 Replies  
Here:
http://developer.apple.com/students/

Proof of student status is required before it's activated.
Posted by azdude, on Feb 20, 2007 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I *would have* waited for Leopard to order,... 4,919 Views / 72 Replies  
I *would have* waited for Leopard to order, ordinarily, but...

I ended up purchasing a Student Developer membership, which has a double benefit: I saved ~$400+ (including cost of the membership)...
Posted by azdude, on Feb 16, 2007 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
200GB Drive model confirmed: It's not the... 1,673 Views / 13 Replies  
200GB Drive model confirmed:

It's not the 12.5mm Fujistu longitudinal recording drive that Tom's Hardware reviewed and benchmarked --- it's Toshiba's new 200GB 9.5mm perpendicular drive.

An...
Posted by azdude, on Oct 31, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had much better experiences getting the... 918 Views / 10 Replies  
I've had much better experiences getting the (Chandler, AZ) Apple Store to do cosmetic and non-essential repairs to my Powerbook 15".

Just last week, I took in my laptop to get the following done:...
Posted by azdude, on Jun 11, 2006 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hold down the menu button a few seconds past the... 654 Views / 8 Replies  
Hold down the menu button a few seconds past the backlight to reset the contrast to factory settings.
Posted by azdude, on Sep 29, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd like to thank Tsilou for his utility... I've... 2,389 Views / 45 Replies  
I'd like to thank Tsilou for his utility... I've been bitten by this problem before, and this will be a lovely new utility to run.

Could it be installed into the Powerpoint menu system? A script...
Posted by azdude, on Aug 6, 2005 at 11:02 PM, in Applications
It's a bug... I've had problems with folders 1... 1,978 Views / 11 Replies  
It's a bug... I've had problems with folders 1 through 6 disappearing on occasion.
Posted by azdude, on Jun 17, 2005 at 06:45 PM, in Applications
Poll: I was going to put "That's stupid," cause was my... 582 Views / 13 Replies  
I was going to put "That's stupid," cause was my own opinion, but I now think it can be done with taste...

...my dad recently placed a classic 6-color apple logo (which happened to be the perfect...
Posted by azdude, on Jun 17, 2005 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bug: I'm unable to select an iPhoto smart... 61,452 Views / 551 Replies  
Bug:

I'm unable to select an iPhoto smart album (or even several of my static albums... though I haven't found a connection) in my "Change Picture every xxxx minutes" option in the Desktops &...
Posted by azdude, on May 7, 2005 at 01:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, bud... works fine here. 6,285 Views / 141 Replies  
Sorry, bud... works fine here.
Posted by azdude, on May 3, 2005 at 10:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Sure... They're simple: 1) Mail These Items... 7,199 Views / 111 Replies  
Sure... They're simple:

1) Mail These Items To:

->Get Selected Finder Items...
->New Mail Message

2) Zip and Mail These Items To:

->Get Selected Finder Items...
Posted by azdude, on May 3, 2005 at 10:21 PM, in Mac OS X
All I've done is add to the contextual menu two... 7,199 Views / 111 Replies  
All I've done is add to the contextual menu two simple Plug-ins I've made, fulfilling a Finder wish I've had for a long time:

1) Mail These Items to...

and

2) Zip These Items and Mail to...
Posted by azdude, on May 3, 2005 at 09:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Almost there: Each color mini has a... 1,040 Views / 13 Replies  
Almost there:

Each color mini has a different model number.
Posted by azdude, on May 3, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Actually I was having the same problem on... 818 Views / 14 Replies  
Actually I was having the same problem on Panther, since about 10.3.5.

However, I'm trying a new option that I've heard is helping... but I haven't tested it out myself.

Network Prefpane -->...
Posted by azdude, on May 3, 2005 at 11:14 AM, in Mac OS X
It'd certainly be better than what you have now. ... 1,807 Views / 12 Replies  
It'd certainly be better than what you have now. Anything that discourages grab-n-run is a plus.
Posted by azdude, on May 2, 2005 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Eh... it's a little better. The group display is... 1,256 Views / 20 Replies  
Eh... it's a little better. The group display is nice, yes.

...but I would have loved to see the buddy list as a fully-functional Apple-official dashboard widget. :D
Posted by azdude, on May 2, 2005 at 06:18 PM, in Mac OS X
FYI, most of Unsanity's stuff has been updated... 19,303 Views / 256 Replies  
FYI, most of Unsanity's stuff has been updated for Tiger...

...ALREADY. Wow.
Posted by azdude, on Apr 28, 2005 at 05:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh please, vinster... striker100 --- keep the... 8,927 Views / 28 Replies  
Oh please, vinster... striker100 --- keep the Ultimate Powerbook and enjoy it.

What's the benefit of this newer drive?

- Burn speeds are rated exactly the same as the 835.
- You'll never see...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 28, 2005 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll ask again... in case any of the new Tiger... 19,303 Views / 256 Replies  
I'll ask again... in case any of the new Tiger owners can answer:

Anyone running MATLAB 7.0.x on Tiger?
I'm bursting at the seams just waiting to get Tiger on my doorstep, and I'll be crushed if...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Not that I believe in the utility of these... 23,277 Views / 520 Replies  
Not that I believe in the utility of these threads, but...

...ordered Tiger client at 6:54AM on announcement date.
...as an Educational Individual
...which shipped today from Ontario, CA
...via...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 27, 2005 at 08:46 PM, in Mac OS X
no it won't happen lol not a good idea lol ... 528 Views / 7 Replies  
no it won't happen lol

not a good idea lol

i like trackpads better and so does steve jobs lol

:D
Posted by azdude, on Apr 25, 2005 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hardly ever (read: never) use my laptop in... 4,131 Views / 118 Replies  
I hardly ever (read: never) use my laptop in class. To me, the joy and value of a laptop for college is the ability to carry it with you and plop down in the library between classes, working at top...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 25, 2005 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Right. The 19.3" from amazon is almost surely... 443 Views / 4 Replies  
Right. The 19.3" from amazon is almost surely the box size.
Posted by azdude, on Apr 23, 2005 at 01:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FYI, the 2005FPW is $384 shipped today. ... 11,011 Views / 122 Replies  
FYI, the 2005FPW is $384 shipped today.

http://www.ableshoppers.com/#15042162

WOWOW!
Posted by azdude, on Apr 21, 2005 at 04:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ah... these threads go on forever. Anyway, I... 4,131 Views / 118 Replies  
Ah... these threads go on forever.

Anyway, I bought a 15", and couldn't be happier.

Though the 17" wouldn't have been unbearably heavier, and I do love screen pixels,...

...the 15" is the...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 19, 2005 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I actually wouldn't be surprised if it's already... 673 Views / 10 Replies  
I actually wouldn't be surprised if it's already in there.

iPhoto (editing especially) is terribly slow... perhaps there's unoptimized code in there for Panther (or non-core image) users now, and...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 15, 2005 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
Somebody grew up since I was here last :D :D :D 1,656 Views / 42 Replies  
Somebody grew up since I was here last :D :D :D
Posted by azdude, on Apr 14, 2005 at 09:01 PM, in Mac OS X
You must be reading the data wrong, then. ... 1,283 Views / 18 Replies  
You must be reading the data wrong, then.

Longer bars are better. Compare two identical machines... the Tiger equipped machine is at least equal to, but almost always scoring higher for all...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 13, 2005 at 03:48 PM, in Mac OS X
IIRC, it does that now, but only if AddressBook... 1,469 Views / 16 Replies  
IIRC, it does that now, but only if AddressBook is open when you receive the call.
Posted by azdude, on Apr 12, 2005 at 11:13 PM, in Mac OS X
MATLAB on Tiger 391 Views / 0 Replies  
I realize that we could potentially have a zillion of these compatibility-checking threads, but...

...is anyone running MATLAB 7 on Tiger?

MATLAB 6.5 broke pretty bad on Jaguar, but it seems...
Posted by azdude, on Apr 12, 2005 at 09:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Unix gods: How do I get this enhancement to... 12,369 Views / 109 Replies  
Unix gods:

How do I get this enhancement to stick after a reboot?
Posted by azdude, on Feb 11, 2005 at 08:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you don't get anything after that command,... 12,369 Views / 109 Replies  
If you don't get anything after that command, then you don't qualify.
Posted by azdude, on Feb 10, 2005 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hot damn! This works WONDERFULLY. Here's a... 12,369 Views / 109 Replies  
Hot damn! This works WONDERFULLY.

Here's a tip, though... don't install "ALL"... only install "XY". As he says, having rotational AND XY installed simultaneously indeed causes choppiness due to...
Posted by azdude, on Feb 10, 2005 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just recently finally got rid off my old... 1,814 Views / 21 Replies  
I just recently finally got rid off my old Classic II and the SCSI (portrait) external monitor we had with it. They had been too hard to get rid of, but we had a little prayer/ceremony at the...
Posted by azdude, on Feb 5, 2005 at 01:11 PM, in Applications
It's a known problem, and "Me too." (The right... 363 Views / 4 Replies  
It's a known problem, and "Me too." (The right side) ;)

I haven't investigated whether or not it is covered, but I'm sure a forum search would help there. (Or a call to Apple?!?!)
Posted by azdude, on Feb 4, 2005 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
BINGO!! Dell's 20.1" Widescreen 2005FPW... 428 Views / 3 Replies  
BINGO!!

Dell's 20.1" Widescreen 2005FPW went on sale for $549 today. ($200 off)

Search the Small Business section for "2005fpw"

Grab it while it's hot!
Posted by azdude, on Feb 3, 2005 at 08:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bingo... I'm strongly considering getting this... 544 Views / 5 Replies  
Bingo... I'm strongly considering getting this one, since I'm cheap and really would like a 1600+ pixel LCD... Wide preferred. Therefore, this sounds like it.
Posted by azdude, on Jan 29, 2005 at 11:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iPhoto 4 could do that fine. Right? 1,321 Views / 24 Replies  
iPhoto 4 could do that fine. Right?
Posted by azdude, on Jan 21, 2005 at 10:46 AM, in Applications
Re: iMovieHD will NOT import .ts files 535 Views / 3 Replies  
That's all it had ever claimed to do.
Posted by azdude, on Jan 20, 2005 at 12:42 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: iLife 05 upgrade? 524 Views / 6 Replies  
Student price for iLife '05 is $59 (USD).
Posted by azdude, on Jan 18, 2005 at 11:23 PM, in Applications
Re: Motion and video card decisions 556 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't use it personally, but from what I have heard, Motion is highly GPU dependent (while FCP/DVDSP are not).

However, despite this, I don't think you'd need a 6800 xxxx in order to get great...
Posted by azdude, on Jan 18, 2005 at 08:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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