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i would imagine that surfing the web and other... 591 Views / 15 Replies  
i would imagine that surfing the web and other entertainment uses are what most computing devices in general are used for.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Jul 22, 2012 at 07:42 PM, in Tech News
i use Shure SE530s with Shure's MPA-3C cable. ... 1,819 Views / 9 Replies  
i use Shure SE530s with Shure's MPA-3C cable. not precisely cheap, but i like it.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
when i have sent in mac notebooks for repair,... 667 Views / 11 Replies  
when i have sent in mac notebooks for repair, they typically are returned asleep in the box. if a sleeping machine can survive interstate shipping, it'll go upstairs no problem.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Sep 15, 2009 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Grocery IQ is definitely worth the money. 3,221 Views / 9 Replies  
Grocery IQ is definitely worth the money.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 21, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
that's patently idiotic. there are no... 1,451 Views / 39 Replies  
that's patently idiotic. there are no contrast-leprechauns and saturation-pixies floating around the glossy screens, just waiting to ruin your day. the glossy screens are MORE accurate, because...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 16, 2008 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my stock response, let me show you it: "you... 1,451 Views / 39 Replies  
my stock response, let me show you it:

"you have it backwards. the matte display, by adding a physical layer to the screen, is negatively distorting the actual contrast and color accuracy of the...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 16, 2008 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the matte display, by adding a physical layer to... 19,208 Views / 514 Replies  
the matte display, by adding a physical layer to the screen, is negatively distorting the actual contrast and color accuracy of the display. it's an unavoidable effect of adding a textured plastic...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 15, 2008 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hardly, the new 15" MBP is 14.35 inches wide,... 874 Views / 21 Replies  
hardly, the new 15" MBP is 14.35 inches wide, which is only fractionally different from the last design, which was 14.1 inches wide. the 17" MBP is 15.4 inches wide.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 15, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you are correct. unfortunately, the people doing... 874 Views / 21 Replies  
you are correct. unfortunately, the people doing the complaining seem to think that the glossy screen has some kind of hex, or maybe a built in leprechaun, that magically super-dupers the contrast...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 15, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what you are describing is a physical... 874 Views / 21 Replies  
what you are describing is a physical impossibility.



perception is not reality.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 15, 2008 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
it's the other way around. the matte display, by... 874 Views / 21 Replies  
it's the other way around. the matte display, by adding a physical layer to the screen, is negatively distorting the actual contrast and color accuracy of the display. it's an unavoidable effect of...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Oct 15, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you really do need to let it dry for a few days,... 1,438 Views / 25 Replies  
you really do need to let it dry for a few days, preferably with at least some of the case disassembled to allow for maximum air flow.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Apr 12, 2008 at 08:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: i have owned a bunch of laptops with the general... 775 Views / 10 Replies  
i have owned a bunch of laptops with the general latch design (tibook, two aluminum PBs and three MBPs), and i've never had an issue with any of the latches. i find the magnetic latch to be extremely...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 20, 2008 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i can't answer your question about hotmail... 602 Views / 3 Replies  
i can't answer your question about hotmail (though i'm sure you can use POP3 with mail.app), but flip4mac (http://www.flip4mac.com/) should fix your WMP issue.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 20, 2008 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
SOLD on another forum. 310 Views / 1 Replies  
SOLD on another forum.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 18, 2008 at 02:36 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Shure SE530 canalphones 310 Views / 1 Replies  
Very good condition, only a month old. Great for iPods, compact, great sound, 30+ dB noise reduction. Comes with everything that would come with a set, if they were brand new (two cables, airplane...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 18, 2008 at 07:50 AM, in Marketplace
if you're really worried about shock, take it to... 1,238 Views / 17 Replies  
if you're really worried about shock, take it to a tv repair place (or make your own discharge tool), and have the CRT discharged.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 18, 2008 at 01:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
i've had dozens of eMacs apart at work, and i've... 1,238 Views / 17 Replies  
i've had dozens of eMacs apart at work, and i've never been shocked. the eMacs are a pain to work with, but take your time, don't stick your finger into the CRT yoke (the eMacs should have a bleeder...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 18, 2008 at 01:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
my understanding is that XT cards are clocked... 703 Views / 7 Replies  
my understanding is that XT cards are clocked higher than the non XT cards, but i might be mistaken, i haven't really paid that close of attention to video cards since i switched to the Mac platform...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 16, 2008 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
it's a bunch of crap. 994 Views / 9 Replies  
it's a bunch of crap.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 14, 2008 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
Vista forgets passkey with Apple Wireless keyboard 1,669 Views / 2 Replies  
i recently bought a wireless pro keyboard to use with my new iMac (i wanted a bluetooth keyboard, but i don't like the chicklet keys). i have Vista Ultimate installed under bootcamp. the keyboard...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 14, 2008 at 09:02 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
yes, she wastes her time supporting herself and... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
yes, she wastes her time supporting herself and making a good living. i'll let her know, so that she can go play in traffic instead, since she's wasting her time. is it fun being dogmatic?
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 11, 2008 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that's a strange looking iMac. 466,470 Views / 1,355 Replies  
that's a strange looking iMac.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 11, 2008 at 03:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
yes indeed, if you don't have a Cray XMT you're... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
yes indeed, if you don't have a Cray XMT you're obviously wasting your time.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 10, 2008 at 03:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
once again, it's highly subjective, and i... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
once again, it's highly subjective, and i strongly disagree. i went from a MBP as desktop to replacement to an iMac, and there isn't any comparison, for me.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 9, 2008 at 03:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
that would drive me crazy. 1.667 stuck pixels is... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
that would drive me crazy. 1.667 stuck pixels is about all i can stand. if they are moving, they might be air bubbles between the layers of the lcd...? have you tried gently massaging them with a...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my renter's insurance would cover it, but they'd... 2,075 Views / 41 Replies  
my renter's insurance would cover it, but they'd probably try to make out like it was my fault, as renter's insurance adjusters are notoriously stingy.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 10:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yep, as soon as i started using an external... 466,470 Views / 1,355 Replies  
yep, as soon as i started using an external monitor and hard drives, my laptop rarely left my desk.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
i have a dead pixel and a couple dead sub-pixels... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
i have a dead pixel and a couple dead sub-pixels (wasn't like that when i bought it, it developed after the warranty was up, as i didn't buy AppleCare) in the left hand corner of the screen on my MBP...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that's a pretty darn subjective statement, and... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
that's a pretty darn subjective statement, and one which i heartily disagree with. i've come to realize that desktops are better desktops than laptops, and laptops are better laptops than desktops...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the iMac is a joy to use. it's very quiet and... 466,470 Views / 1,355 Replies  
the iMac is a joy to use. it's very quiet and cool, compared to the MBP. it's definitely faster, especially regarding the hard drive (handbrake just flies on this, whereas it gets bogged down...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
it's a Speck SeeThru... 466,470 Views / 1,355 Replies  
it's a Speck SeeThru (http://www.speckproducts.com/products/seethru/ipod-touch/109). i went through a few cases before i found this one, and i love it, because it doesn't add bulk, as its extremely...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
with the screen calibration tool under "color" in... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
with the screen calibration tool under "color" in the display properties in System Preferences. i actually downloaded a bunch of profiles that people made using hardware calibration tools and...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/7858/img0318ag3... 466,470 Views / 1,355 Replies  
http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/7858/img0318ag3zq3.jpg

not a very god pic, my Elph doesn't do well in low light situations. i love my iMac! i received it a couple days ago. the screen on...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 09:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
i have used laptops as my main machine for years... 3,483 Views / 84 Replies  
i have used laptops as my main machine for years (always used with an external monitor and a bunch of external hard drives, when i was home), and i recently decided to go back to having a desktop as...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 8, 2008 at 04:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
wired. yes. a quick look at the... 410 Views / 1 Replies  
wired.


yes.

a quick look at the online Apple Store would have answered your question.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 7, 2008 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
should be right there in my signature. 2,006 Views / 20 Replies  
should be right there in my signature.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 7, 2008 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
i have been playing the Witcher at full rez with... 2,006 Views / 20 Replies  
i have been playing the Witcher at full rez with the options on medium or high on my iMac (i just got it yesterday, and the first thing i did, after transferring my files to it and updating, was to...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 5, 2008 at 03:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
AppleCare breaking stuff during repair is why... 1,317 Views / 8 Replies  
AppleCare breaking stuff during repair is why i've received 2 replacement powerbooks and 2 replacement MBPs over the last 4 years. AppleCare sometimes does a really, really crappy job. the worst was...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 5, 2008 at 03:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
i received a refurb 20" 2.4 yesterday, and mine... 903 Views / 3 Replies  
i received a refurb 20" 2.4 yesterday, and mine luckily has a very evenly illuminated screen. i've found that almost all CFL LCDs have some uneveness on the top and bottom, it's just a matter of...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 5, 2008 at 02:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
what exactly is the benefit of getting a... 610 Views / 8 Replies  
what exactly is the benefit of getting a PowerBook, at this point?
Posted by EdipisReks, on Nov 17, 2007 at 04:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
oh, i don't know about that. ;) the... 2,910 Views / 27 Replies  
oh, i don't know about that. ;) the dollars/performance ratio is pretty good, though.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Nov 11, 2007 at 02:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
yeah, should definitely be much better than the... 2,910 Views / 27 Replies  
yeah, should definitely be much better than the built-in speakers ;)
Posted by EdipisReks, on Nov 11, 2007 at 12:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
probably not a bad choice, but don't expect deep... 2,910 Views / 27 Replies  
probably not a bad choice, but don't expect deep bass (rated at 70 hz, though it gives no indication of how many decibels down it is at that frequency).
Posted by EdipisReks, on Nov 11, 2007 at 12:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
believe me, i would have the CS 3.7s and a Krell... 2,910 Views / 27 Replies  
believe me, i would have the CS 3.7s and a Krell Evolution 402, if i could afford it. ;) my point was that there isn't any one "best way" and that the options are pretty much wide open. a little...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Nov 10, 2007 at 10:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
well, i go toslink to an Audio Aero Capitole Mk... 2,910 Views / 27 Replies  
well, i go toslink to an Audio Aero Capitole Mk II, then XLR to an Anthem MCA 20, which connects to a pair of Thiel CS 2.4s. in other words, the possibilities are pretty endless.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Nov 10, 2007 at 03:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
for one thing, the aluminum powerbooks aren't... 979 Views / 13 Replies  
for one thing, the aluminum powerbooks aren't thinner than the MacBook Pros. the 15" MBP is thinner than the 15" PB, and the 17" models are both the same thickness. i owned a 1 GHz TiBook, a 1.25...
Posted by EdipisReks, on Mar 11, 2007 at 08:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
USB. 2,933 Views / 37 Replies  
USB.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Jan 4, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
;) :cool: 1,486 Views / 29 Replies  
;) :cool:
Posted by EdipisReks, on Dec 19, 2006 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm perfectly happy with my glossy screen. 3,009 Views / 37 Replies  
i'm perfectly happy with my glossy screen.
Posted by EdipisReks, on Dec 18, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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