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iPod touch 2G same screen size as original? 784 Views / 1 Replies  
Is the iPod touch 2G's screen the same size as the original? That is, will the front screen protectors from the iPod touch original work on the iPod touch 2G?
Posted by malone, on Oct 2, 2008 at 10:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mail.app - any way to split mail threads? 368 Views / 0 Replies  
I love mail threads. They make tracking down emails easier, especially for conversations that have been going on for weeks or months.

But sometimes Mail.app messes it up and lumps some emails...
Posted by malone, on Feb 26, 2008 at 06:23 PM, in Applications
Maybe not the MBA in its current form... but its... 775 Views / 21 Replies  
Maybe not the MBA in its current form... but its future derivatives might be, :). Kudos to Apple for pushing the envelope a bit more, and kudos to the early adopters who help pave the path to a...
Posted by malone, on Jan 31, 2008 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So true! Well put. 775 Views / 21 Replies  
So true! Well put.
Posted by malone, on Jan 31, 2008 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If only Apple had released the MacBook AirCraft: ... 12,572 Views / 410 Replies  
If only Apple had released the MacBook AirCraft:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2400/2221194388_fa5b709dde.jpg

No one would be complaining about the lack of ports and drives!
Posted by malone, on Jan 27, 2008 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't say 'annoyed' per se, at least not... 12,572 Views / 410 Replies  
I wouldn't say 'annoyed' per se, at least not with respect to the remote disc feature. They write that, "Despite its shortcomings, it did work exactly as advertised, and with zero fuss." (bolding...
Posted by malone, on Jan 24, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Me neither. I've had three Mac notebooks, and two... 12,572 Views / 410 Replies  
Me neither. I've had three Mac notebooks, and two PC notebooks, and never had to replace any batteries.

I guess road warriors might want to bring a spare battery with them.

But then there's a...
Posted by malone, on Jan 24, 2008 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I find all this discussion very fascinating. ... 12,572 Views / 410 Replies  
I find all this discussion very fascinating.

But you know, in a few months, things will die down and people won't be complaining anymore. I rarely hear people complain about the PB 12" anymore, or...
Posted by malone, on Jan 23, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The one pointed to in the posted image looks like... 6,723 Views / 34 Replies  
The one pointed to in the posted image looks like a speaker.
Posted by malone, on Jan 21, 2008 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So much interesting discussion going on in here,... 7,788 Views / 251 Replies  
So much interesting discussion going on in here, :). I'd like to donate my $0.02...

As others have already pointed out, I think there's a bit of a misunderstanding: the MacBook Air isn't intended...
Posted by malone, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Apple Bluetooth Keyboard sometimes types three letters at a time 348 Views / 1 Replies  
Wasn't sure which forum to put this in (moderators: please feel free to move it to a more appropriate home).

My new Apple Bluetooth Keyboard (connected to a MBP 15" 2.4GHz) occasionally (once...
Posted by malone, on Nov 13, 2007 at 08:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Update: it seems the 2.4GHz 15" are now shipping... 5,345 Views / 115 Replies  
Update: it seems the 2.4GHz 15" are now shipping in 1-3 days (interesting swap with the 17", which is now at 7-10).
Posted by malone, on Oct 6, 2007 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks; I might try that, though I'm afraid... 243 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks; I might try that, though I'm afraid they'll laugh at me.
Posted by malone, on Oct 6, 2007 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP 15" 2.4GHz -- Uneven panel above keyboard? (minor issue) 243 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I have a really minor issue and wanted to know if it's isolated or not... The panel right above the keyboard (the half-inch thick thing between the keyboard and the hinge) looks even to my...
Posted by malone, on Oct 4, 2007 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone else find it strange that they still... 5,345 Views / 115 Replies  
Anyone else find it strange that they still haven't solved the supply problem? I started this thread in early July, and now it's nearly October and it's *still* 7-10 days! I don't ever remember any...
Posted by malone, on Sep 25, 2007 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wish I were British :( 880 Views / 13 Replies  
I wish I were British :(
Posted by malone, on Sep 24, 2007 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No need to worry. This is normal, and, in fact,... 374 Views / 2 Replies  
No need to worry. This is normal, and, in fact, desirable, behavior.

Batteries lose their charge naturally with time, and Apple notebooks do not charge it to full every time your battery loses a...
Posted by malone, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iChat takes minutes to load (spinning beachball) 392 Views / 1 Replies  
For the past month or so, iChat's been taking very long to load. The interface shows up, and it'll log me in, and I'll see my online contacts, and everything's dandy, except for the spinning...
Posted by malone, on Sep 21, 2007 at 12:19 PM, in Applications
I recently bought a MBP with the uneven lid... 2,516 Views / 35 Replies  
I recently bought a MBP with the uneven lid problem. I'm admittedly a pretty anal guy when it comes to things like this, so I did find it very distracting (particularly since none of my PC laptops...
Posted by malone, on Aug 31, 2007 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
He's in pain. And I feel his pain. 626 Views / 4 Replies  
He's in pain. And I feel his pain.
Posted by malone, on Aug 23, 2007 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Both the 15" and 17" sport new LCDs. The 15" are... 325 Views / 1 Replies  
Both the 15" and 17" sport new LCDs. The 15" are now LED-lit, but the 17" got a higher resolution display (but is still CCFL-lit).

The new 15" LED-lit display has the following improvements:
-...
Posted by malone, on Aug 22, 2007 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the insights folks! 440 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the insights folks!
Posted by malone, on Aug 20, 2007 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New MBP power adapter -- buzzing? 440 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone been experiencing a buzzing noise with the new (or perhaps even old) MBP power adapter, particularly when it's charging the computer during use?
Posted by malone, on Aug 19, 2007 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To be fair, he said "about $2000", and $1500 is... 984 Views / 21 Replies  
To be fair, he said "about $2000", and $1500 is "about $2000" if you, uh, round to the nearest thousand.

On that note, all the iPods, Apple TV, and lower-end iPhone are free, if you round to the...
Posted by malone, on Aug 15, 2007 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know exactly how you feel... My brand-spanking... 5,345 Views / 115 Replies  
I know exactly how you feel... My brand-spanking new MBP was delivered on Friday, but I'm away from home till this weekend. How frustrating is that!
Posted by malone, on Aug 13, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Howdy. I had a similar experience many years... 14,178 Views / 5 Replies  
Howdy. I had a similar experience many years back. Nothing was being stolen, but my place would look slightly different after returning home everyday. I suspected that my landlady was doing coming in...
Posted by malone, on Aug 11, 2007 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I could be wrong, but I don't think Apple ships... 5,345 Views / 115 Replies  
I could be wrong, but I don't think Apple ships to P.O. boxes.

In other news, my MBP arrived! Ordered July 26, arrived August 10, :). Two weeks, one day.

The only sad thing is, I'm not home....
Posted by malone, on Aug 10, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's unlikely to be resolved by then. Word... 5,345 Views / 115 Replies  
It's unlikely to be resolved by then.

Word is that the supply of LED-lit LCDs is in low supply, which is causing the production delays. Seems that all the MBPs are being shipped to the buyers...
Posted by malone, on Aug 9, 2007 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Boot Camp 1.4 -- New ForceWare drivers? 893 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone have any idea what version of ForceWare the new Boot Camp 1.4 drivers use?
Posted by malone, on Aug 9, 2007 at 01:41 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Am I the only one who like the design of the old... 1,007 Views / 23 Replies  
Am I the only one who like the design of the old keyboard better? And I don't mean the loss of the keypad--I mean, aesthetically speaking, I prefer the old, more less wafer-looking, more...
Posted by malone, on Aug 9, 2007 at 12:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Except in New Mexico, where the House of... 1,936 Views / 7 Replies  
Except in New Mexico, where the House of Representatives passed a resolution to keep it a planet, :P -- Pluto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pluto)

And in my...
Posted by malone, on Aug 7, 2007 at 07:38 AM, in GUI Customization
You have a few options. 1. Download... 1,245 Views / 12 Replies  
You have a few options.

1. Download smcFanControl to manually increase the speed of your fans. Software (http://homepage.mac.com/holtmann/eidac/software/software.html)
2. Invest in a laptop...
Posted by malone, on Aug 7, 2007 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, it's the same site/page. Both the driver and... 1,245 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, it's the same site/page. Both the driver and the modded INF are on the same page. The down arrow, as you've already figured out, is to download the driver. Click 'INF' (two columns to the right)...
Posted by malone, on Aug 6, 2007 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you overwriting the INF with the one they... 1,245 Views / 12 Replies  
Are you overwriting the INF with the one they provided? The drivers provided on their site are the unified drivers by NVIDIA, but the built-in INFs on them limit the devices they support to desktop...
Posted by malone, on Aug 6, 2007 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you mean any new graphic drivers from Apple... 1,245 Views / 12 Replies  
If you mean any new graphic drivers from Apple for XP, then you're out of luck. Bootcamp 1.3's the best we got, and it's using NVIDIA ForceWare 101.34.

For more up-to-date (but not Apple-official)...
Posted by malone, on Aug 4, 2007 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's meant for developers, sure, but students... 797 Views / 13 Replies  
It's meant for developers, sure, but students from programs other than the typical CS/Engineering can develop too, and I think Apple understands that. Graphic design students might develop web...
Posted by malone, on Jul 31, 2007 at 08:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great news! I put in my order last week, so... 1,557 Views / 32 Replies  
Great news! I put in my order last week, so hopefully mine'll ship with the new brick too.
Posted by malone, on Jul 31, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's morning over on the east here (very early... 13,055 Views / 170 Replies  
It's morning over on the east here (very early morning out in Cali), and the Apple Store hasn't gone down yet. I honestly doubt it's coming out today... but, like the poster hanging on Mulder's wall,...
Posted by malone, on Jul 31, 2007 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Super! Thank you! 2,071,600 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Super! Thank you!
Posted by malone, on Jul 31, 2007 at 12:11 AM, in GUI Customization
The Apple Developer isn't region localized... 797 Views / 13 Replies  
The Apple Developer isn't region localized (though it's available in different languages), so there isn't a UK-specific Apple Developer site.

You can still purchase the Student Membership w/ the...
Posted by malone, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unfortunately not. It only works if you're a... 797 Views / 13 Replies  
Unfortunately not. It only works if you're a student. Their definition of student, however, is fairly flexible. Proof of current enrollment in a single course is sufficient to be a student.

There...
Posted by malone, on Jul 30, 2007 at 12:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does anyone know where I can find the HD icons... 2,071,600 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Does anyone know where I can find the HD icons used here? They're awesome!
Posted by malone, on Jul 30, 2007 at 10:38 AM, in GUI Customization
MBP-SR 2.2GHz for $1.6K, 2.4GHz for $2K (if you're a student!) 797 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm sure most of you hardcore Apple nerds already know about the Apple Developer Connection Hardware Discount, but for those of you who don't, I thought I'd share the lowdown:
- If you're a student,...
Posted by malone, on Jul 27, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The new, smaller MBP power adapter -- is it shipping w/ the new MBPs? 1,557 Views / 32 Replies  
Just as the title states--are the new power adapters included in the new shipments of MBPs, or are they a separate accessory?
Posted by malone, on Jul 23, 2007 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, as I've noted in one of the other MBP... 4,660 Views / 71 Replies  
Also, as I've noted in one of the other MBP heat/temperature threads, the CPUs used in the MBPs are designed to handle high temperatures. Re-pasted here:

I've come to the following conclusions:
...
Posted by malone, on Jul 10, 2007 at 09:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it's peculiar that it took so long to... 5,345 Views / 115 Replies  
I think it's peculiar that it took so long to start shipping, since the current 17" has had <24h shipping times since its release, but I don't think you should be worried about the transit time....
Posted by malone, on Jul 9, 2007 at 08:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Shipping times on MBP now 7-10 days 5,345 Views / 115 Replies  
They (at least, the 15" varieties) were "within 24 hours" the first week or so, then "3-5 days", but now they've hit "7-10 days" as of today.

Seems like these babies are really popular!
Posted by malone, on Jul 9, 2007 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Heya all, I've been watching these threads... 468 Views / 8 Replies  
Heya all,

I've been watching these threads about the new MBPs and heat fairly closely (New 2.2/2.4 MBP's Get REALLY Hot??...
Posted by malone, on Jul 3, 2007 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Out of curiousity, has anyone been experiencing... 180,726 Views / 198 Replies  
Out of curiousity, has anyone been experiencing the same sort of problem with the C2D MacBooks, or is it still too early to tell for those?
Posted by malone, on Dec 14, 2006 at 08:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Importing Apple Pages documents in MS Word 367 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello folks,

Is there any way to import an Apple Pages document into MS Word without using Apple Pages to export the document into MS Word format?

Or to put it differently, the scenario I have...
Posted by malone, on Sep 22, 2006 at 06:56 PM, in Applications
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