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hmmm 954 Views / 18 Replies  
Well, I tried that [note that it required su capabilities to execute the mount command.] So fsck tells me this:




Hmmm? Anyhow, I did take the thing apart earlier when I was trying to diagnose...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Sep 1, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iTunes sharing eliminates some songs 281 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently noticed that, when using the iTunes music-sharing feature, I am not able to see a certain album (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, to be exact) on the remote Mac. The album is indeed...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Aug 28, 2004 at 08:56 PM, in Applications
Count me in among the Apple Garamond-ers. I... 954 Views / 18 Replies  
Count me in among the Apple Garamond-ers. I should get some sort of respect from of the Myriads. Or something.

Anyhow, I hate to keep a dying thread going, and I know there's probably not much...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Aug 23, 2004 at 08:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wait ... how do you know it's a 2nd-gen? What... 954 Views / 18 Replies  
Wait ... how do you know it's a 2nd-gen? What distinguishing features would keep it from being a 1st-gen? :confused:

Anyhow, I have tried using Disk Utility to wipe it, to no effect; besides, I'm...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Aug 5, 2004 at 04:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OK, OK, you caught me pulling terms out of my... 954 Views / 18 Replies  
OK, OK, you caught me pulling terms out of my arse. I'm sure 'solid-state' isn't the correct word, but it beats 'actually-wheely-scroll-amajig'. Makes me feel like a wizened old-school iPod user too....
Posted by garrettnelson, on Aug 5, 2004 at 09:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, by solid-state I did indeed mean the scroll... 954 Views / 18 Replies  
Yes, by solid-state I did indeed mean the scroll wheel ... which I prefer by the way!! (said in grouchy old voice). Anyhow, I thought 2nd-gen began with the electrostatic touch wheel and the slight...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Aug 4, 2004 at 09:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Perhaps MacNN can help me with a perplexing iPod issue 954 Views / 18 Replies  
Hello all ...

I've got a strange iPod death, and, since the Apple support forums have offered me no help, I thought I might come over the MacNN, my old hangout that I haven't been to in years.
...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Aug 4, 2004 at 07:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Basically people in Kashmir are never going to... 1,466 Views / 111 Replies  
Basically people in Kashmir are never going to get along because there is just so much deep-seated hatred amongst them. Look how hard it is for rich Americans to agree about it—I wonder how much...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Mar 5, 2002 at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In our city, we just recently cut >$200,000... 913 Views / 75 Replies  
In our city, we just recently cut >$200,000 out of the school budget (mostly in technology) to pay for the welfare department who has already burned through their allotted budget for the year ...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Mar 2, 2002 at 05:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why don't you just check my profile? 1,885 Views / 244 Replies  
Why don't you just check my profile?
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 14, 2002 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why don't you just check my profile? 1,397 Views / 244 Replies  
Why don't you just check my profile?
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 14, 2002 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why don't you just check my profile? 1,783 Views / 244 Replies  
Why don't you just check my profile?
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 14, 2002 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why don't you just check my profile? 1,938 Views / 244 Replies  
Why don't you just check my profile?
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 14, 2002 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why don't you just check my profile? 1,764 Views / 244 Replies  
Why don't you just check my profile?
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 14, 2002 at 09:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for all the input, everyone. I really... 414 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for all the input, everyone. I really appreciate the help, and I've taken some of your suggestions to heart. Hopefully if all goes well I may be starting to do some work for someone starting...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 12, 2002 at 10:39 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Ouch! So, then, where do I go to be employed as a... 414 Views / 11 Replies  
Ouch! So, then, where do I go to be employed as a slightly below par designer? ;)
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 8, 2002 at 07:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
available to be exploited ... 414 Views / 11 Replies  
Anybody know where a high-school freshman who's pretty (http://www.cognition.f2s.com) good (http://www.nashua.edu/elm) at designing websites could get a few extra bucks? I'm thinking of more of an...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 7, 2002 at 08:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I think some sort of tablet sized mac with... 420 Views / 19 Replies  
I think some sort of tablet sized mac with touchscreen recognition and global wireless access would be very cool (though I don't expect it). I also think they could win newbie's hearts by offering a...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 6, 2002 at 07:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow ... somebody watches WAY too much TechTV for... 880 Views / 51 Replies  
Wow ... somebody watches WAY too much TechTV for their own good ...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 6, 2002 at 07:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think it's been around for a while, only... 466 Views / 8 Replies  
I think it's been around for a while, only because I vaguely remember things about it translating well with AppleWorks (maybe even all the way back to ClarisWorks) files created on the PC. I've never...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 6, 2002 at 07:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think Apple is stupid. If they see that... 968 Views / 71 Replies  
I don't think Apple is stupid. If they see that Sony has a very similar product, as ajprice noted, I don't think they would go forth and issue some brash statement like "To boldly go where no PC has...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 6, 2002 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that a typo of productive or reproductive ...... 328 Views / 6 Replies  
Is that a typo of productive or reproductive ... ?

:p
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 6, 2002 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting ... I think it'd be a hit for the... 968 Views / 71 Replies  
Interesting ... I think it'd be a hit for the plebeian market, but if it costs $400 no way is anybody going to buy that over a $15 frame for a $.50 photo ...


I'd buy it if it had an automatic...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 6, 2002 at 06:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/everest/lost/search/i... 959 Views / 71 Replies  
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/everest/lost/search/images/malloryandirvlast.jpeg

(sorry, can't find a bigger version online, and the small one doesn't really do it justice)

This picture doesn't...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 5, 2002 at 01:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My New England AT&T Broadband is working just... 381 Views / 15 Replies  
My New England AT&T Broadband is working just fine ...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 5, 2002 at 01:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In all honesty, I have to say that the last two... 1,158 Views / 95 Replies  
In all honesty, I have to say that the last two slogans are really turning me off with the whole hype machine. The whole "Star Trek" theme just seems kind of dorky too me, and I can just imagine what...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 5, 2002 at 10:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://homepage.mac.com/garrettnelson/macworld.jpg 799 Views / 54 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/garrettnelson/macworld.jpg
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 4, 2002 at 06:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You think Steve Jobs reads MacNN? .... ... 1,003 Views / 65 Replies  
You think Steve Jobs reads MacNN?

....


Yes, I do.

:p
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jan 3, 2002 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Plato— Dual 533 G4 Nietzsche— iBook Dual USB ... 497 Views / 21 Replies  
Plato— Dual 533 G4
Nietzsche— iBook Dual USB
Sartre— Tangerine iMac
Kant— Grape iMac
Aristotle— PM 9500 with G3 upgrade
Socrates— Performa 6400
Locke— PM 7100
Wittgenstein— II/fx
De Beauvoir—...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Dec 31, 2001 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
While we're at it, why don't we just tell... 638 Views / 39 Replies  
While we're at it, why don't we just tell everybody to access the universal (uniform?) resource locator of the www server of the domain apple.com using the hyper-text transport protocol on TCP port...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Dec 30, 2001 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't watch any television ... at all. PBS is... 461 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't watch any television ... at all. PBS is the only station I'll ever even touch. Funny thing is, we got cable for a while, hated it, but they never cancelled it so now we're the only people who...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Dec 30, 2001 at 07:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sadly, anti-atheism (and to some extent,... 393 Views / 16 Replies  
Sadly, anti-atheism (and to some extent, anti-non-Christianity) is still alive, well, and kicking in my corner of the United States—and I don't live anywhere near the Bible Belt. At school, I nearly...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Dec 30, 2001 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Be nicer to people. Lead a cleaner,... 546 Views / 28 Replies  
Be nicer to people.

Lead a cleaner, enriched, intellingent life.

Spend more time meditating.

Reach nirvana.

Understand the secrets of the world and everything there is to know and become...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Dec 30, 2001 at 07:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Screw that ... buy a Cray... 361 Views / 6 Replies  
Screw that ... buy a Cray (http://www.cray.com/products/systems/). ;)
Posted by garrettnelson, on Dec 30, 2001 at 11:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If Apple was in the business for a handheld... 842 Views / 52 Replies  
If Apple was in the business for a handheld company I would much rather see them purchas Psion ...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Dec 23, 2001 at 09:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've always thought "Nerd" had a certain ring to... 866 Views / 91 Replies  
I've always thought "Nerd" had a certain ring to it ...

Or maybe "The Username That the Entire Continent of Australia is Posting Under" ...

;)
Posted by garrettnelson, on Nov 26, 2001 at 09:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
nope, the advisor is even yet more obscure (hint:... 2,233 Views / 137 Replies  
nope, the advisor is even yet more obscure (hint: look on the iMac)
Posted by garrettnelson, on Nov 2, 2001 at 04:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my setup... 2,233 Views / 137 Replies  
my setup (http://homepage.mac.com/garrettnelson/DCP_0350.JPG), including iMac DV, wires leading up to Airport base, random jumble of ink cartridges and wires, hp printer, mesasgepad 2100, palm iiic,...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Nov 1, 2001 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
damn. are you sure there's no way to do it? 708 Views / 6 Replies  
damn. are you sure there's no way to do it?
Posted by garrettnelson, on Nov 1, 2001 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Proxima DX3 Projector 581 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a Proxima DX3 projector with a TiBook/500. Connecting it to the VGA port, it shows up just like another monitor, and projects fine. However, I want to use it to project DVD video in large...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jun 30, 2001 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Headphone Splitter 250 Views / 1 Replies  
Where could I find a simple device that will split my standard Audio-Out port on my iBook into 3 (or more) audio out ports (for headphones)? It just needs to be a simple splitter, no power or...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Jun 17, 2001 at 10:29 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Gather around, kiddies, and let me recount to you... 482 Views / 28 Replies  
Gather around, kiddies, and let me recount to you a chilling story from TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION HELL:

I live in a medium-sized town in southern New Hampshire. We're in prime stupid person...
Posted by garrettnelson, on May 14, 2001 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
this... 587 Views / 40 Replies  
this (http://www.theonion.com/onion3716/denominator_plummets.html) is why TV sucks.

I really never watch TV, in fact, my family doesn't even recieve cable television ( a rare oddity). My only...
Posted by garrettnelson, on May 14, 2001 at 08:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it really a "tradition" now. I sure feel... 5,155 Views / 698 Replies  
Is it really a "tradition" now. I sure feel special for starting it http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif Do I get a prize or anything?

benign

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Posted by garrettnelson, on Apr 14, 2001 at 09:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
AppleWorks 6 is not that bad ... I don't see why... 818 Views / 71 Replies  
AppleWorks 6 is not that bad ... I don't see why everyone hates it so much.

I'd have to say ...

Word (before 2000 — I like 2000. Heretic! http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/wink.gif)
Windows (it...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Apr 3, 2001 at 08:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a grand total of 0 Mac's that I've... 417 Views / 18 Replies  
I have a grand total of 0 Mac's that I've registered ...

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Posted by garrettnelson, on Mar 29, 2001 at 05:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does Britain? Does Germany? Does Russia? Do the... 904 Views / 74 Replies  
Does Britain? Does Germany? Does Russia? Do the Federated States of Micronesia? The number of countries who don't inflate themselves ten times past their true worth is a lot bigger than those who do....
Posted by garrettnelson, on Mar 19, 2001 at 07:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I never implied that the Dutch are better than... 904 Views / 74 Replies  
I never implied that the Dutch are better than us. I've never been there so I cannot give you a personal opinion ... what I'm saying is that the United States has no claim whatsoever over the "top...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Mar 19, 2001 at 07:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, for Chrissake, this thread is the epitome of... 521 Views / 37 Replies  
Oh, for Chrissake, this thread is the epitome of nerdiness. For crying out loud get a girlfriend and stop fantasising about people you've never met. If you've ever been called a geek before and this...
Posted by garrettnelson, on Mar 19, 2001 at 06:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There are also a lot of people in America. For... 904 Views / 74 Replies  
There are also a lot of people in America. For every rich person I see, I must see at least 20 that live on the streets. Just because they are true somewhere does not make it a statistical advantage....
Posted by garrettnelson, on Mar 19, 2001 at 06:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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