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I've heard on podcasts that some big changes are... 1,379 Views / 12 Replies  
I've heard on podcasts that some big changes are coming in the end of September. I was already planning to upgrade from my gen one MacBook with my student loan money this year, so I'm going to wait a...
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 26, 2008 at 04:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Wow, I have a MacBook and two screens and I am... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Wow, I have a MacBook and two screens and I am envious of your franken-setup. I like it's simplicity, and that it is far from simple at the same time.
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 25, 2008 at 04:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Here's mine: ... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Here's mine:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3264/2461566533_1f7b9ee263_b.jpg

That's a MacBook with a Samsung display hooked up to a Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2 and a Razer Copperhead...
Posted by xsphat, on May 4, 2008 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's very good advice. 496 Views / 5 Replies  
That's very good advice.
Posted by xsphat, on Feb 27, 2008 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I always liked the look of the 12" PB. Apple... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I always liked the look of the 12" PB. Apple really think about a 12" MBP.
Posted by xsphat, on Feb 21, 2008 at 03:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Just got my new desk and chair, swapped some keys... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Just got my new desk and chair, swapped some keys of the SMK85 and cleaned. Now my set up is pretty much brand new.

BTW, anyone recognize my monitor stand?
...
Posted by xsphat, on Feb 12, 2008 at 04:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What did you run? My MacBook is acting up to, and... 539 Views / 6 Replies  
What did you run? My MacBook is acting up to, and I was looking for hardware diagnostic, but I have never needed one before, so I don't know where to find it.

Thanks
Posted by xsphat, on Oct 5, 2007 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's the Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2.... 770 Views / 4 Replies  
It's the Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2. Google it. They are the best keyboards currently made.
Posted by xsphat, on Sep 27, 2007 at 07:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just bought an HHKB Pro 2 770 Views / 4 Replies  
Check it out!

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1057/1429089267_b1d479e983_o.jpg
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1262/1429088519_5ec3f236c6_o.jpg...
Posted by xsphat, on Sep 27, 2007 at 05:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
A good external keyboard really helps if you are... 3,973 Views / 17 Replies  
A good external keyboard really helps if you are typing a lot. The MacBook keyboard feels mushier than I expected. I bought an older Cherry MA4100 "hacker style" keyboard with mechanical (clicky) key...
Posted by xsphat, on Sep 1, 2007 at 04:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats what I said above. That is why I am buying... 2,272 Views / 5 Replies  
Thats what I said above. That is why I am buying all my toys and stuff now.

And I wasn't planning to have a kid either. Damn hot tub motel rooms anyway . . .
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 31, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in Gaming
Thanks for the reply, I was afraid of that. I... 2,272 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, I was afraid of that. I don't want to buy a game console - I start college in a couple of days, I have my first baby, a son, due in a couple of months, and I think that is about...
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 30, 2007 at 05:01 AM, in Gaming
Bioshock on MacBook (Boot Camp, XP Pro) 2,272 Views / 5 Replies  
I downloaded the demo but I get error messages.

Has anyone got the the demo or the full version to work?
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 29, 2007 at 04:08 PM, in Gaming
Sticky: I got a new keyboard today. It's an older hacker... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I got a new keyboard today. It's an older hacker style mechanical switch clicky model and I love it. It's a Cherry ML4100 industrial keyboard. Got it off Ebay on the cheep.
...
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 21, 2007 at 05:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So what does the new Apple keyboard feel like? Is... 1,142 Views / 18 Replies  
So what does the new Apple keyboard feel like? Is it just like the MacBook or what?
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 16, 2007 at 07:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wow, I was thinking about the wireless model but... 3,646 Views / 46 Replies  
Wow, I was thinking about the wireless model but now I don't know anymore. I think I'll just get the Happy Hacking Pro after all.
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 16, 2007 at 07:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Happy Hacking Keyboard Pro 2 question 512 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone have a Happy Hacking Keyboard Pro 2? I am thinking about buying one soon and I am wondering what the key mechanism is like. I know it's got mechanical switches and it's 'clicky', but how...
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 16, 2007 at 07:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My biggest hope for today's release 357 Views / 3 Replies  
I wrote it up on my blog
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 7, 2007 at 04:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would like to see Apple use mechanical keys... 1,993 Views / 45 Replies  
I would like to see Apple use mechanical keys witches again, they haven't in about 17 years, so I doubt it.
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 6, 2007 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Think of it this way - Mac is white, Dell is... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Think of it this way - Mac is white, Dell is Black.
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 3, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I always have the lid on my MacBook closed, and I... 1,477 Views / 11 Replies  
I always have the lid on my MacBook closed, and I routinely run at least three apps from CS3, Word, 2 browsers and a handful of other programs all at the same time. There is no way that running a...
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 2, 2007 at 04:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I like them both, but I have a white one because... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I like them both, but I have a white one because I like the white Macs, always have.
Posted by xsphat, on Aug 2, 2007 at 04:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: That is true, but high quality ones last longer... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
That is true, but high quality ones last longer than cheap ones, which is true of anything.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 31, 2007 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I still got rid of them. I'm just trying to... 392 Views / 3 Replies  
I still got rid of them.

I'm just trying to be nice, no reason to be a dick about it.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 30, 2007 at 08:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a couple left . . . 392 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a couple left . . .
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 30, 2007 at 04:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Want a Pounce invite? 392 Views / 3 Replies  
This is Kevin Rose's new file transfer / social thing.

I've got a few of these things, if you want one, PM me your email.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 30, 2007 at 02:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: During summer break, I usually keep my 'Book... 1,385 Views / 23 Replies  
During summer break, I usually keep my 'Book plugged into all my wares, and the wall. During college, I use the battery quite a bit more. Are you saying I should drain the battery more than I do?
...
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I've had the original battery since last... 1,385 Views / 23 Replies  
I've had the original battery since last September and it is still acting the way it did back then. What are you doing to your? do you put them in the dishwasher or something?
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 27, 2007 at 03:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: It draws power from USB like all keyboards do, or... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It draws power from USB like all keyboards do, or if you want to be particular about it, through the PS/2 to USB adapter.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 27, 2007 at 03:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I wish you knew how long I spend cleaning before... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I wish you knew how long I spend cleaning before I take these pictures . . .
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 26, 2007 at 04:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I rearranged my set up again, and I got a shiny... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I rearranged my set up again, and I got a shiny new 19 year old IBM Model M keyboard.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1311/899661271_93c85e7a35.jpg

And here is a link to my Flickr...
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 26, 2007 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use mine every day, and maxing the ram is the... 575 Views / 9 Replies  
I use mine every day, and maxing the ram is the only way to roll.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 19, 2007 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thats a cool looking MacBook, and those monitors... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thats a cool looking MacBook, and those monitors are supposed to be nice to.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 7, 2007 at 04:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a couple of these now, and I don't go... 717 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a couple of these now, and I don't go through keyboards like you do anymore. The old ones are bullet-proof.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 4, 2007 at 12:34 AM, in Mac OS X
I have trouble with some coffee shop's wifi as... 2,538 Views / 13 Replies  
I have trouble with some coffee shop's wifi as well, but I can usually dink around and get access.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 3, 2007 at 07:59 PM, in Networking
Thank you - - e r i k - -, I was starting to... 717 Views / 17 Replies  
Thank you - - e r i k - -, I was starting to think no one was going to believe me.
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 3, 2007 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: I got a new keyboard that is older than my last... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I got a new keyboard that is older than my last one!

Do you like it?

This pic was taken before I cleaned up the paint.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1033/669467194_e7a0b25614.jpg
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 1, 2007 at 01:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I use an iMate adapter, they still will run you... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I use an iMate adapter, they still will run you about 30. A good way to get these things for cheep (all old Mac stuff) is to call your local newspaper and talk to the IT guys. At the one I work at,...
Posted by xsphat, on Jul 1, 2007 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you! I would have never guessed that short... 717 Views / 17 Replies  
Thank you! I would have never guessed that short cut and I couldn't find anywhere online.
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 30, 2007 at 12:28 AM, in Mac OS X
I have an iMate ADB to USB adapter. I am a... 717 Views / 17 Replies  
I have an iMate ADB to USB adapter.

I am a keyboard junky, and I like the old style mechanisms better than anything you'll pay less than a hundred American for.

An in case you are wondering,...
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 30, 2007 at 12:26 AM, in Mac OS X
I use this keyboard every day with my MacBook.... 717 Views / 17 Replies  
I use this keyboard every day with my MacBook. Every key works, even in Windows via Boot Camp.
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 30, 2007 at 12:22 AM, in Mac OS X
forward delete keyboard short cut 717 Views / 17 Replies  
My keyboard doesn't have a forward delete key, so what is the short cut, if any, for that? By the way, it doesn't have a Fn key either.

It is the Apple Desktop Bus keyboard that shipped with the...
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Not to mention that he not once defended his... 7,419 Views / 104 Replies  
Not to mention that he not once defended his "cult" from the 20 or so commenters bashing him. If this was legitimate, would he not retort?

I think this whole thing is a "number 2" in the Bevis...
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 10, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use a 21 years old ADB Apple (obviously)... 571 Views / 3 Replies  
I use a 21 years old ADB Apple (obviously) keyboard everyday with my MacBook. I know this is comparing apples to oranges but I think the keyboards or that era were just made better.
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 9, 2007 at 05:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is the nicest keyboard ever: ... 1,442 Views / 13 Replies  
This is the nicest keyboard ever:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1018/530086259_f5a0c4ce8f.jpg
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 4, 2007 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I did a little rearranging and came up with this... 1,127,160 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I did a little rearranging and came up with this set up.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1178/530086265_965d613e47.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1057/530086255_9dda527008_o.jpg
...
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 4, 2007 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great, I was affraid of that. How big are... 4,058 Views / 4 Replies  
Great, I was affraid of that.

How big are your partitions?
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 2, 2007 at 08:17 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This is what I am doing, running WOW on the... 517 Views / 3 Replies  
This is what I am doing, running WOW on the Windows side. Does it run like crap in OS X on a MacBook?
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 2, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agreed. Just buy some speakers, they'll be better... 507 Views / 2 Replies  
Agreed. Just buy some speakers, they'll be better and louder if you spend a little money on them.
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 2, 2007 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Boot Camp partition 4,058 Views / 4 Replies  
I installed boot camp and I went with the 32GB partition. I would like to increase the size of it with out messing up the install. Is this possible?

I have a MacBook with a 160HDD.
Posted by xsphat, on Jun 2, 2007 at 05:55 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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