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Cost of a "complete" iPhone Repair? 135 Views / 1 Replies  
So a buddy of mine dropped his iPhone 4S into a beer (!!!) and killed it. Then he took it apart to let it air out and never got it all back together again.

He's offering it to me as a possible...
Posted by midwinter, on Sep 19, 2012 at 04:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
itunemywalkman help 510 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all.

I'm trying to use iTunemywalkman to copy a playlist of podcasts from iTunes to my Nokia phone so that I don't have to take my iPod on my morning run. Hwever, when I set the preferences...
Posted by midwinter, on Jul 6, 2011 at 11:16 PM, in Applications
Yes. That is, can I make this iPod work like the... 1,151 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes. That is, can I make this iPod work like the GPS on an iPhone?
Posted by midwinter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 11:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Touch + GPS Receiver + Nike+? 1,151 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all.

I have a 2nd gen iPod Touch. I have an external GPS receiver. I run. I do not want an iPhone.

Is there a way (jailbreaking?) that I can use my iPod Touch in combination with my GPS...
Posted by midwinter, on Apr 12, 2011 at 10:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was hoping to hear some feedback before I spend... 547 Views / 2 Replies  
I was hoping to hear some feedback before I spend any money on something. Do you have any experience with it?
Posted by midwinter, on Jan 6, 2011 at 05:03 PM, in iPhone Apps
iPad + Powerpoint Question 547 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all.

I would like to be able to use the iPad to view a powerpoint presentation (with notes) and have it somehow control a powerpoint presentation on a Windows PC in the classroom with me, but...
Posted by midwinter, on Jan 6, 2011 at 03:34 PM, in iPhone Apps
OK. I had her check the ports and all seems to... 755 Views / 9 Replies  
OK. I had her check the ports and all seems to be just fine. Thanks for the help, folks!
Posted by midwinter, on Oct 3, 2010 at 11:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll check with her about this. Considering her... 755 Views / 9 Replies  
I'll check with her about this. Considering her mouse and keyboard work, the USB ports should be fine, no?

Doing tech support on this thing is difficult; she has very limited computer skills...
Posted by midwinter, on Oct 1, 2010 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
It was, I assume, a little mini-USB cable on one... 755 Views / 9 Replies  
It was, I assume, a little mini-USB cable on one and and a normal USB on the other. I have no idea what she did. She doesn't either. I think she just reached around blindly back there, but I really...
Posted by midwinter, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
USB Plug POP? 755 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi all

My mother called me last night and said that she had accidentally tried to plug the wrong end of her USB cable for her camera into the back of her iMac. She said that she heard a POP and...
Posted by midwinter, on Oct 1, 2010 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
not objectively, no. 2,854 Views / 198 Replies  
not objectively, no.
Posted by midwinter, on May 9, 2010 at 10:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes. My mother is a church organist and my father... 2,854 Views / 198 Replies  
Yes. My mother is a church organist and my father is a choir director. I attended church every sunday until I was about 15.



No. Not during deadly car accidents. Not during terrorist...
Posted by midwinter, on May 9, 2010 at 01:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I haven't read through the whole thread, and I'm... 2,854 Views / 198 Replies  
I haven't read through the whole thread, and I'm sure someone has noted both of these facts, but "In God We Trust" has an interesting history...
Posted by midwinter, on May 9, 2010 at 01:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Heh. Yeah. No anti-virus on this machine. ... 767 Views / 10 Replies  
Heh. Yeah. No anti-virus on this machine.

And BTW, so far so good, still.
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 08:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have suspected that, as well. What happens... 767 Views / 10 Replies  
I have suspected that, as well. What happens with me, though, is that I get the error repeatedly, so it pops right back up as soon as I acknowledge it. The only thing that stops it is to unplug and...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 22, 2010 at 09:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK Wiped it and set up as a new iPod. So far so... 767 Views / 10 Replies  
OK Wiped it and set up as a new iPod. So far so good.
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 22, 2010 at 12:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Do you mean that I should wipe it and set it up... 767 Views / 10 Replies  
Do you mean that I should wipe it and set it up as a new iPod? Just doing a restore didn't seem to help.
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 21, 2010 at 09:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Not Recognized 767 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi all.

About half the time I plug my iPod Touch in to sync, I get an error that the iPhone isn't recognized and has a problem. I've restored it and that seems to fix the issue for a while, but...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 21, 2010 at 08:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Harumph. That's what I feared. I guess my only... 492 Views / 2 Replies  
Harumph. That's what I feared. I guess my only real option is to stick a huge drive in the TV.

Thanks for the quick response!
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 18, 2010 at 08:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
TV+Networked HDD+Time Machine = Need Advice 492 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all.

Here's my setup;

I have a 1TB Maxtor drive attached to a Mac Mini. This drive contains all media that is served to my TV.

Here's the deal: The mini goes to sleep sometimes. The...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 17, 2010 at 11:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Awesome. Thanks! 498 Views / 2 Replies  
Awesome. Thanks!
Posted by midwinter, on May 8, 2009 at 06:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod with PC and Mac...Quick Question 498 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all.

I'm about to travel abroad for a few weeks and I'd like to sync my iPod with my PC laptop while I'm away (at home, it's synced with my Mac). Am I right in thinking that I can transfer all...
Posted by midwinter, on May 8, 2009 at 03:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I may be wrong, but I believe that those... 1,993 Views / 140 Replies  
I may be wrong, but I believe that those distinctions are almost entirely British vs. American ones. I'm hard-pressed to imagine an American saying "the government have" or "the police has." In...
Posted by midwinter, on Oct 26, 2008 at 03:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is absolutely not true. And the great... 2,479 Views / 121 Replies  
That is absolutely not true.

And the great Ronald Reagan.
Posted by midwinter, on Oct 17, 2008 at 12:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm sure. But it's an interesting question, I... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
I'm sure. But it's an interesting question, I think, to ask what degree of industrialization results in this magical absence of human bondage.



I was waxing rhetorical, cut me some slack! ;)
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 23, 2008 at 01:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Has it really industrialized yet in terms of the... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
Has it really industrialized yet in terms of the stat-by-state economies? Driving around my hometown, I see more farms than factories (even though Toyota is putting in a massive factory soon). When...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 22, 2008 at 01:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't know much about the ins and outs of the... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
I don't know much about the ins and outs of the American economy in the 19th century as it relates to slavery, but I'd imagine that the absence of cotton fields in the North was a factor, as well.
...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If that's what he meant, that's what he should... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
If that's what he meant, that's what he should have said. But that's not what he said. He said, very clearly, this:



If the plight of African Americans is worsened by the CW, then it must...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 21, 2008 at 06:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's a fairly long history of racism (both... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
There's a fairly long history of racism (both institutionalized and otherwise) in England—not just against black folks there and in Africa or Indians or later Pakistanis, but also the Irish, whose...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 21, 2008 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here is your comment in its entirety: ... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
Here is your comment in its entirety:



There are actually several things going on here:

1) You claim, as I pointed out, that the CW makes life worse for black folks. The logic is simply...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 21, 2008 at 02:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here is what you wrote: What you are... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
Here is what you wrote:



What you are saying is that the conditions in which black people/slaves existed (presumably in the South) were made worse by the Civil War. This means that the...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 19, 2008 at 09:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes. Very common. I would imagine (although I'm... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
Yes. Very common. I would imagine (although I'm not sure) that the claim really doesn't emerge all that clearly or consistently until the 1960s, since it made it easier to be a racist pigdog when...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 18, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm all for a little Southern apologetics, but... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
I'm all for a little Southern apologetics, but this is a ridiculous, despicable claim that I've heard often in discussions like this. The notion that someone who is free and enfranchised was better...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 18, 2008 at 05:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
While the D of I is in no way a document with any... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
While the D of I is in no way a document with any legal standing, this is absolutely why there is justification for secession. TJ and the founders would have considered that right fundamental to the...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 18, 2008 at 12:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Are you running 10.5? 2,501 Views / 9 Replies  
Are you running 10.5?
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 16, 2008 at 11:13 PM, in Applications
Here's a question that was posed to me a while... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
Here's a question that was posed to me a while back. After Katrina, my university flew the state flags of all the affected states as part of a fundraiser.

Here is my home state's flag:
...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 16, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Somebody knows a little about Utah dialect... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
Somebody knows a little about Utah dialect weirdness! "Oh my heck" is just fetchin' bizarre. ;)

It cracks me up to see people with the battle flag around here. Of course, as a transplanted...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 16, 2008 at 08:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'd just like to point out that this is the... 3,478 Views / 149 Replies  
I'd just like to point out that this is the confederate flag:

http://sos.georgia.gov/museum/images/flag_1861-1863.jpg

And I'm from farther south than Chuckit, so I totally have more cred than...
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 16, 2008 at 02:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I am wearing a flag pin right now. 1,760 Views / 91 Replies  
I am wearing a flag pin right now.
Posted by midwinter, on Mar 1, 2008 at 02:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Depending on how your cable works, you will get... 425 Views / 2 Replies  
Depending on how your cable works, you will get all the channels on the EyeTV that you would get if you unplugged the cable box. On my cable, I get about 70 channels without a box (basically,...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 17, 2008 at 02:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That makes sense. Except I rented Danny Boyle's... 4,632 Views / 119 Replies  
That makes sense. Except I rented Danny Boyle's Sunshine the other night and the volume was soooooo erratic that I wanted to just move it to my iPod and finish it there...and I couldn't.
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 17, 2008 at 01:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah. I heard him say that, too. But he... 4,632 Views / 119 Replies  
Yeah. I heard him say that, too. But he misspoke. There are a couple of discussions on the apple boards about this. If you rent from your compy, you can move standard video anywhere you want. If...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 17, 2008 at 01:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's not just HD. If you rent a movie on the... 4,632 Views / 119 Replies  
It's not just HD. If you rent a movie on the TV, you can ONLY watch it there. You cannot transfer it to a compy or an iPod.
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 17, 2008 at 12:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I left it paused overnight, so surely it would... 4,632 Views / 119 Replies  
I left it paused overnight, so surely it would have downloaded. I was eventually able to find it, though, and finish it up.
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 16, 2008 at 06:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's what I was hoping would NOT be the answer.... 277 Views / 2 Replies  
That's what I was hoping would NOT be the answer. Harumph.
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 16, 2008 at 06:27 PM, in Applications
Toast 6 Crashes On Launch 277 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all.

I've been using Toast 6 for ages (it does everything I need) but since yesterday, it simply crashes on launch—bounces a couple of times in the dock, then I get an error message. I've...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 16, 2008 at 03:45 PM, in Applications
I'm pretty sure something on my TV was goobered... 4,632 Views / 119 Replies  
I'm pretty sure something on my TV was goobered up, since this morning it wouldn't sync with iTunes. I'll have to rent another movie and see what happens.
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 16, 2008 at 03:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's exactly where I thought it should be. I... 4,632 Views / 119 Replies  
That's exactly where I thought it should be. I didn't get a submenu "rented movies" under movies. I didn't get "rented" anything anywhere, so far as I could tell. I eventually found it under...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 16, 2008 at 11:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I rented a movie the other night on the TV... 4,632 Views / 119 Replies  
I rented a movie the other night on the TV (won't do that again, since I didn't know I couldn't transfer it anywhere) and paused it halfway through planning on finishing it the next day.

Holy...
Posted by midwinter, on Feb 16, 2008 at 01:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, this is part of a larger project my wife... 2,616 Views / 69 Replies  
Well, this is part of a larger project my wife and I are embarking on—going to take some time to get everything set up like we want. Next step is a giant wide-screen TV that I can hook a PC up to...
Posted by midwinter, on Jan 19, 2008 at 08:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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