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You may have already come across this among the... 4,646 Views / 104 Replies  
You may have already come across this among the litany of reviews/benchmarks out there but I got the most out of the Anandtech review here:

Apple's 15-inch Core i5 MacBook Pro: The One to Get? -...
Posted by xtal, on Apr 28, 2010 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats! That's the same machine I'm... 4,646 Views / 104 Replies  
Congrats! That's the same machine I'm considering. It would be great to hear your impressions once you get your hands on it.
Posted by xtal, on Apr 28, 2010 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I spoke to a sales rep at my local Apple Store... 4,646 Views / 104 Replies  
I spoke to a sales rep at my local Apple Store this morning. According to him, the antiglare hi-res screens are in stock, but the glossy hi-res are BTO. YMMV.
Posted by xtal, on Apr 15, 2010 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agreed. 1,883 Views / 23 Replies  
Agreed.
Posted by xtal, on Dec 1, 2007 at 04:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You're using Google as an authoritative source... 1,883 Views / 23 Replies  
You're using Google as an authoritative source for scientific research?

Do you ask your grocery clerk for investment advice?

:rolleyes:
Posted by xtal, on Dec 1, 2007 at 03:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Though I haven't tried it, many of the reviews... 340 Views / 1 Replies  
Though I haven't tried it, many of the reviews I've read indicate that the non-nano iPods won't recognize the Nike device.
Posted by xtal, on Nov 26, 2007 at 05:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I agree with Cadaver above. I think Apple is... 802 Views / 10 Replies  
I agree with Cadaver above. I think Apple is shying away from releasing an accessory like this again, much to my dismay.

Look at it this way, the one category that the iPod is able to blow its...
Posted by xtal, on Oct 6, 2007 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The touch does come with that stand (I saw a good... 4,949 Views / 6 Replies  
The touch does come with that stand (I saw a good photo of it in a recent review).

I'm sure there's a cell phone accessory somewhere that accomplishes the same thing. Though, I can't think of one...
Posted by xtal, on Sep 26, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the review. I appreciate the in-depth... 489 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the review. I appreciate the in-depth analysis and the discussion of oversights. I agree that many will be fixed in upcoming updates, so you have a great deal to look forward to. :)
...
Posted by xtal, on Sep 20, 2007 at 02:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
<facetiousness> Forget this 16 GB crap, I... 2,246 Views / 59 Replies  
<facetiousness>

Forget this 16 GB crap, I want a terabyte. Or two.

</facetiousness>
Posted by xtal, on Sep 17, 2007 at 05:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I encourage you (and everyone else who feels the... 949 Views / 16 Replies  
I encourage you (and everyone else who feels the same) to let Apple know that you'd like podcasts on the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store.

www.apple.com/feedback
Posted by xtal, on Sep 14, 2007 at 12:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod smudgy :D Seriously though, iPod... 1,481 Views / 6 Replies  
iPod smudgy

:D

Seriously though, iPod feely is my favourite so far.
Posted by xtal, on Sep 5, 2007 at 06:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In the area of rampant speculation, I suggest... 816 Views / 22 Replies  
In the area of rampant speculation, I suggest January. It seems consistent with the aforementioned Buyer's Guide and, of course, MWSF.
Posted by xtal, on Sep 4, 2007 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In addition to the usual personal uses, I use my... 759 Views / 18 Replies  
In addition to the usual personal uses, I use my Macbook for this kind of stuff:

Apple - Science - Science Solutions - Advanced 3D Molecular Visualization...
Posted by xtal, on Feb 19, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As many will tell you, if you wait for the next... 1,095 Views / 29 Replies  
As many will tell you, if you wait for the next upgrade, you'll be waiting forever.

That being said, some good sources for the answer to "when to buy" question is the Mac Buyer's Guide at Mac...
Posted by xtal, on Feb 14, 2007 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I made a similar decision recently and decide to... 467 Views / 6 Replies  
I made a similar decision recently and decide to go with the C2D. The 802.11n is good for the future, as is the DL Superdrive. One benefit you haven't mentioned is the 4MB L2 cache in the C2D.
...
Posted by xtal, on Feb 7, 2007 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A small point, but an important one. I think... 1,104 Views / 25 Replies  
A small point, but an important one.

I think you mean Core 2 Duo.
Posted by xtal, on Jan 25, 2007 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Newegg usually has good pricing. Start there. 401 Views / 5 Replies  
Newegg usually has good pricing. Start there.
Posted by xtal, on Jan 22, 2007 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're angry that a newer model has features... 1,757 Views / 49 Replies  
If you're angry that a newer model has features that yours doesn't, then I think all computer users everywhere should share your rage.
Posted by xtal, on Jan 17, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, you're dead wrong. Apple - 802.11... 1,757 Views / 49 Replies  
Sorry, you're dead wrong.

Apple - 802.11 (http://www.apple.com/wireless/80211/)
Posted by xtal, on Jan 16, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It was all over these forums when the C2D update... 1,757 Views / 49 Replies  
It was all over these forums when the C2D update happened last November. Here's a link:

Mac Rumors: Core 2 Duo MacBook Also Supporting 802.11n?...
Posted by xtal, on Jan 15, 2007 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe that is a question that the buyer has... 59,158 Views / 246 Replies  
I believe that is a question that the buyer has to answer. In my opinion, I don't care about the colour of the machine, so I'd save the $50 and use it to buy some software or hardware. It really is...
Posted by xtal, on Jan 14, 2007 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: As someone who enjoys high-quality audio, why... 374 Views / 2 Replies  
As someone who enjoys high-quality audio, why would you even care what speakers LOOK like?
Posted by xtal, on Dec 15, 2006 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm assuming you have the ram maxed to 2GB? 918 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm assuming you have the ram maxed to 2GB?
Posted by xtal, on Dec 3, 2006 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm actually in the same boat as you (education... 1,343 Views / 21 Replies  
I'm actually in the same boat as you (education discount and all). I'm about 90% decided on a refurb. For what I need the machine for, the slight bump in processor speed won't help much.

If I...
Posted by xtal, on Dec 2, 2006 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't forget about some of us guys who don't mind... 337,722 Views / 581 Replies  
Don't forget about some of us guys who don't mind a minimalist-yet-fashionable Macbook sleeve. :)
Posted by xtal, on Nov 20, 2006 at 07:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm in full agreement. 8,453 Views / 77 Replies  
I'm in full agreement.
Posted by xtal, on Oct 11, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
According to Apple, this problem is now in the... 396 Views / 7 Replies  
According to Apple, this problem is now in the SOL phase. My iBook of nearly four years recently experienced the same problem. Parts + labour to fix it cost about the same as a new Macbook.
Posted by xtal, on Sep 13, 2006 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You could put the third disc in and find out. ... 469 Views / 7 Replies  
You could put the third disc in and find out. Just a thought.
Posted by xtal, on Jan 8, 2004 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hear you. 680 Views / 6 Replies  
I hear you.
Posted by xtal, on Oct 16, 2003 at 04:42 PM, in Applications
Re: Yes but... 447 Views / 6 Replies  
<sigh> It doesn't look like it.

Still, I will try (in desperation) when I get home.

:cry:
Posted by xtal, on Oct 16, 2003 at 03:29 PM, in Applications
It works well for me too. My laptop doesn't have... 575 Views / 8 Replies  
It works well for me too. My laptop doesn't have direct printer access at school, so I 'Save as PDF' then print via a Windows 2000 Citrix server.

I haven't had any problems, and it's useful if...
Posted by xtal, on Sep 9, 2003 at 11:50 AM, in Mac OS X
This... 520 Views / 15 Replies  
This (http://www.canoneos.com/digitalrebel/index.html) is the camera you want. Okay, so maybe it's the one I want...

Seriously though, I would head towards the Canon S-series, they seem to be...
Posted by xtal, on Sep 6, 2003 at 01:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think I will try the same thing. However, I... 442 Views / 4 Replies  
I think I will try the same thing. However, I have noticed that sometimes the email takes twenty or thirty minutes to reach my phone, and other times it's within a minute. Odd.
Posted by xtal, on Aug 15, 2003 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
The city of Toronto is buying a small percentage... 494 Views / 16 Replies  
The city of Toronto is buying a small percentage of its power from the Americanians these days. :D
Posted by xtal, on Aug 15, 2003 at 09:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you choose to go the 'code by hand' route, I... 522 Views / 8 Replies  
If you choose to go the 'code by hand' route, I would suggest taking a look at Taco HTML Edit (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15720) which is a good full-featured HTML editor that...
Posted by xtal, on Aug 13, 2003 at 08:55 AM, in Applications
The apps you need to install are: X11 X11... 364 Views / 2 Replies  
The apps you need to install are:

X11
X11 SDK
Fink
Developer Tools

Of these, DevTools is the largest, occupying about 0.5 GB I believe. The rest are quite small, but you want to leave room...
Posted by xtal, on Aug 6, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Applications
I used Conto... 734 Views / 13 Replies  
I used Conto (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/14805) for a while to keep track of expenses and income month by month. It's a good little application, and it's free.
Posted by xtal, on Aug 5, 2003 at 02:20 PM, in Applications
I was recently looking for something like this... 638 Views / 8 Replies  
I was recently looking for something like this for my CD/DVD collection, but was met with limited success.

An interesting suggestion was to run PHP on my iBook and use a pre-written database to...
Posted by xtal, on Aug 5, 2003 at 02:16 PM, in Applications
Poll: Around 250 for me, and my first was The Joshua... 1,316 Views / 57 Replies  
Around 250 for me, and my first was The Joshua Tree (U2). My second choice wasn't so illustrious, it was Motownphilly (Boyz II Men).

I don't see myself stopping with the CD purchases anytime...
Posted by xtal, on Aug 4, 2003 at 03:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed. For those who have not visited India... 2,627 Views / 116 Replies  
Agreed.

For those who have not visited India recently, it has a burgeoning technology sector, as well as huge advancements in the pharmaceutical industry.

Oh yeah, it's the world's largest...
Posted by xtal, on Aug 4, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can try getting in touch with Toronto Barber... 4,950 Views / 10 Replies  
You can try getting in touch with Toronto Barber Supply. They have a few stores in the Greater Toronto Area, and they may do the mail order thing.

1-800-387-2962
Posted by xtal, on Aug 4, 2003 at 11:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not to disparage, but the proper use of the... 1,351 Views / 73 Replies  
Not to disparage, but the proper use of the ginger is to clease the palate between different types of sushi.

But hey, whatever you enjoy.
Posted by xtal, on Aug 1, 2003 at 02:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Unagi is my favourite, but I usually have some... 1,351 Views / 73 Replies  
Unagi is my favourite, but I usually have some sake (salmon) to gauge the quality of a new sushi place.

Sushi etiquette:
http://www.wcnet.org/~kralizec/sushi/s-etiquette.html
Posted by xtal, on Aug 1, 2003 at 02:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, if your list of songs is sorted by any of... 474 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, if your list of songs is sorted by any of the columns (indicated by a blue highlited column with a small triangle beside the text) and you hit the shuffle button, the songs will not re-sort,...
Posted by xtal, on Jul 21, 2003 at 06:02 PM, in Applications
Several restaurants in Chinatown stay open until... 621 Views / 15 Replies  
Several restaurants in Chinatown stay open until 5am on Thu,Fri and Sat nights. There are a few that are rumoured to be open 24/7. That's the best option after a night of drinking, sweet Chinese...
Posted by xtal, on Jul 19, 2003 at 01:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: Let me also join the grumpy... 541 Views / 9 Replies  
:thumbsup:

Let me also join the grumpy club. I would despise having to carry around a mouse, plus a receiver and batteries everywhere my iBook goes. Give me a little mouse cord any day. Mouse...
Posted by xtal, on Jul 17, 2003 at 04:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: Database to keep track of scientific papers 4,014 Views / 58 Replies  
That is excellent news. I hope it's true. I believe that the expected release date is 'August.' We shall see.
Posted by xtal, on Jul 15, 2003 at 10:13 AM, in Applications
I respect that. Good on you for thinking... 657 Views / 28 Replies  
I respect that. Good on you for thinking differently about a wedding ring.

:thumbsup:
Posted by xtal, on Jul 14, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You may find that the Peripherals forum is more... 512 Views / 1 Replies  
You may find that the Peripherals forum is more useful for this sort of discussion. I know that BT advancements are bandied about quite regularly there.
Posted by xtal, on Jul 14, 2003 at 04:48 PM, in Applications
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