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If you want some Internet options: iTunes... 42,427 Views / 16 Replies  
If you want some Internet options:

iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewRoom?fcId=188816917&id=37)
Hulu (http://www.hulu.com)
TidalTV (http://www.tidaltv.com/)
Posted by f1000, on Nov 25, 2008 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can SCO's false claims be used to bring criminal... 297 Views / 4 Replies  
Can SCO's false claims be used to bring criminal charges of perjury against the owners? It'd be nice to teach "businessmen" that lying and cheating to make a living will result in jail-time.
Posted by f1000, on Nov 24, 2008 at 12:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A big DOH! I have a Core Duo, not a Core 2 Duo.... 76,380 Views / 60 Replies  
A big DOH! I have a Core Duo, not a Core 2 Duo. Ignore my previous post...I'm going senile folks.

By the way, Newegg has been great about returns so far, and they're running a really good deal on...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 30, 2008 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Newegg sent me a 2x2GB mushkin RAM kit... 76,380 Views / 60 Replies  
Newegg sent me a 2x2GB mushkin RAM kit specifically labelled "Apple OE", but I am getting the same error upon installing. I've tried Googling for info, but I haven't seen anyone post about not being...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 30, 2008 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
OR the basis for a hit NBC family show: ... 2,393 Views / 126 Replies  
OR the basis for a hit NBC family show:

http://www.gadzooki.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/guidetowomen.jpg
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 02:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Maybe it has something to do with HDCP copyright... 2,620 Views / 12 Replies  
Maybe it has something to do with HDCP copyright protection? By the way, some Panasonic plasmas with HDMI inputs don't do one-to-one pixel mapping and should be avoided for use with Macs.
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
NASA may have hired perfectly rational astronauts... 2,393 Views / 126 Replies  
NASA may have hired perfectly rational astronauts whose behaviors degenerated over time. Given NASA's mandate, it's done a very good job overall for being incompetent.

When you can demonstrate a...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 02:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did say ALL but impossible. English not your... 2,393 Views / 126 Replies  
I did say ALL but impossible. English not your first language?


Don't put words in my mouth. Our increasing understanding of the universe has resulted in refined formulas, but it's becoming...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Humans are a selfish species. We save species... 2,393 Views / 126 Replies  
Humans are a selfish species. We save species because we are afraid of what might happen to us if we let them vanish. Also, some morons have a God-complex and just like the thought of saving "wild"...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The ONLY truth that I know of are the scientific... 2,393 Views / 126 Replies  
The ONLY truth that I know of are the scientific "truths" that have been verifiably demonstrated time and time again. Our daily lives revolve around these scientific truths, and yet these scientific...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 02:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The same way these two did: ... 2,393 Views / 126 Replies  
The same way these two did:

http://msnbcmedia1.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/070206/070206_nowak2_hmed_5p.hmedium.jpg (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Nowak)
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nuclear weapons have been detonated hundreds of... 2,393 Views / 126 Replies  
Nuclear weapons have been detonated hundreds of times, by over a half-dozen countries, since WWII. If aliens have been disarming nukes, they've been doing a lousy job of it.

Besides, the only time...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 29, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a Core 2 Duo 1.83GHz. Newegg's website seems... 76,380 Views / 60 Replies  
It's a Core 2 Duo 1.83GHz. Newegg's website seems to imply that these chips aren't compatible, because it doesn't list the ValueRAM under its Mac memory section.
Posted by f1000, on Jul 28, 2008 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
This IS the right thread for me to post in. No... 76,380 Views / 60 Replies  
This IS the right thread for me to post in. No point in being an attention-whore by posting a new thread on an old topic.
Posted by f1000, on Jul 28, 2008 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd like to warn people that this RAM doesn't... 1,935 Views / 112 Replies  
I'd like to warn people that this RAM doesn't work in pairs in my Mac mini 1.83GHz Core 2 Duo. The part number is KVR667D2SO/2GR. I've read that Kingston ValueRAM is a hit-and-miss proposition and...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 27, 2008 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kingston KVR667D2SO/2GR ValueRAM 76,380 Views / 60 Replies  
Just a heads up: Kingston KVR667D2SO/2GR ValueRAM doesn't work in pairs. One chip will work in either slot, but adding a second prevents the mini from booting. I have tried everything, from reseating...
Posted by f1000, on Jul 27, 2008 at 02:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks to rajid for making this a great thread. I... 23,241 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks to rajid for making this a great thread. I hope Apple doesn't use a plastic window for the camera of the next iPhone. I know that diamond*-coated polycarbonate exists, but I don't know whether...
Posted by f1000, on Jun 3, 2008 at 10:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, this was the other, more disappointing... 23,241 Views / 18 Replies  
Yes, this was the other, more disappointing possibility. I figured that Apple wouldn't bother using a soft-AR coating knowing that people would be putting these things directly into their pockets...
Posted by f1000, on May 18, 2008 at 08:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Condensation and electrostatic forces probably... 23,241 Views / 18 Replies  
Condensation and electrostatic forces probably drew oily dust particles to the underside of the lens. Baking the iPhone in sunlight will only serve to promote further physical/chemical adhesion of...
Posted by f1000, on May 13, 2008 at 02:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I theorize that the area behind the lens isn't... 23,241 Views / 18 Replies  
I theorize that the area behind the lens isn't hermetically sealed, so the fuzziness is a result of sweat entering that area. Pants pockets can get very humid. If you don't believe me, try putting a...
Posted by f1000, on May 10, 2008 at 07:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
^ Blah, blah, sour grapes. Cingular's 3G coverage... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
^ Blah, blah, sour grapes. Cingular's 3G coverage in most Metro areas has long been un-shitty, especially in the Northeast. A reasonably priced 3G iPhone is going to rock & roll in the marketplace....
Posted by f1000, on May 7, 2008 at 05:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sounds about right. It's about time. :brick: 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
Sounds about right.

It's about time. :brick:
Posted by f1000, on May 7, 2008 at 11:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe not initially, but I don't see why it... 1,407 Views / 20 Replies  
Maybe not initially, but I don't see why it couldn't eventually. Those are all software improvements, not hardware specific.
Posted by f1000, on May 7, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
By the way, the iPhone 2.0 is rumored to include... 1,407 Views / 20 Replies  
By the way, the iPhone 2.0 is rumored to include GPS functionality, so perhaps you should wait before springing for an instant anachronism? A GPS with 3G wireless capabilities is bound to include...
Posted by f1000, on May 5, 2008 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a Garmin nüvi as well, and it's pretty... 1,407 Views / 20 Replies  
I have a Garmin nüvi as well, and it's pretty good for the most part. The nüvis are extremely compact and have nice loud speakers. One flaw in the nüvis, and for most automobile-oriented "portable"...
Posted by f1000, on May 5, 2008 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I intend to use my Apple Wireless Keyboard... 1,637 Views / 31 Replies  
I intend to use my Apple Wireless Keyboard (aluminum) to do just that, once Apple updates the iPhone's Bluetooth software to allow for it. The Stowaway always seemed too flimsy and gimmicky to me.
Posted by f1000, on May 2, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
AT&T / LG CU500. Battery life is about as good as... 1,637 Views / 31 Replies  
AT&T / LG CU500. Battery life is about as good as was on my Moto V551, but the LG's interface is a wonder of craptacular engineering. I'm guessing that the IRS must outsource the design of its tax...
Posted by f1000, on May 1, 2008 at 12:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, but a smaller screen can still be put in the... 1,637 Views / 31 Replies  
Yes, but a smaller screen can still be put in the same form factor. Shrinking the overall dimensions of the device would seem to negate the battery saving benefits of a smaller screen, but this...
Posted by f1000, on May 1, 2008 at 12:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If talk time is such an issue, and I've never... 1,637 Views / 31 Replies  
If talk time is such an issue, and I've never found it to be such on my 3G phone, then why shrink the form factor? Keep the form factor the same and then Apple can install the largest battery...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 30, 2008 at 05:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wait a second, didn't Jobs claim that Apple... 1,637 Views / 31 Replies  
Wait a second, didn't Jobs claim that Apple couldn't squeeze enough juice into a 3G iPhone last year, and now they're going to be introducing a 3G iPhone in a reduced form factor (meaning less room...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 29, 2008 at 10:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not angry...constipated. Hey, $hit happens. ... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
Not angry...constipated. Hey, $hit happens.

Or sometimes not. :hmm:
Posted by f1000, on Apr 22, 2008 at 09:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe reading comprehension is not your strength,... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
Maybe reading comprehension is not your strength, but I made it clear in my post that most people in the know ignore AT&T's "do not tether" prohibition. To me, this prohibition is as pointless as...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 21, 2008 at 04:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Based on that sentence, I'd hate to see what... 1,664 Views / 59 Replies  
Based on that sentence, I'd hate to see what you'd write using a pen and paper.

GIGO
Posted by f1000, on Apr 21, 2008 at 03:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Someone, please caption the Acer user with the... 1,664 Views / 59 Replies  
Someone, please caption the Acer user with the word "FAIL!" :p
Posted by f1000, on Apr 21, 2008 at 03:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been tethering to AT&T Wireless / Cingular /... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
I've been tethering to AT&T Wireless / Cingular / AT&T Wireless II for years, and currently tether to AT&T wireless 3G. What you don't think is going to be offered has in fact been available for...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 19, 2008 at 01:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I could've have sworn that I had posted a thread... 276 Views / 1 Replies  
I could've have sworn that I had posted a thread earlier about this, but I guess not. Yeah, Johnny Lee's put out some awesome and very informative videos on how to modify the Wii. I hope he gets paid...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 13, 2008 at 03:47 PM, in Gaming
Use iPhoto and Picasa instead? 468 Views / 5 Replies  
Use iPhoto and Picasa instead?
Posted by f1000, on Apr 13, 2008 at 01:44 AM, in Applications
You're not going to want to throw away your cable... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
You're not going to want to throw away your cable modem or optical fiber, but yes HSDPA does make the browsing experience much more useful. There are a lot of websites that'll simply time-out with...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 10, 2008 at 02:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
^ What's irritating about all of this is that... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
^ What's irritating about all of this is that iPhone users still have to pay the same price for service as 3G subscribers, but aren't provided the same network benefits (i.e., 3G). I guess the point...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 9, 2008 at 03:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I respectfully disagree. I think the real reason... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
I respectfully disagree. I think the real reason Apple left 3G out of the 1st gen iPhone was to prevent AT&T's network from being swamped. 3G on most cell phones is poorly utilized by end users,...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 9, 2008 at 03:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I haven't confirmed whether or not this is true,... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
I haven't confirmed whether or not this is true, but I can believe it; nevertheless, the improved audio quality of 3G makes any sacrifice in talk time worthwhile.
Posted by f1000, on Apr 9, 2008 at 03:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
^ Uh-oh, sounds like someone got a nastygram from... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
^ Uh-oh, sounds like someone got a nastygram from the turtlenecked one.
Posted by f1000, on Apr 8, 2008 at 03:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Although I haven't studied its phase diagram, I... 1,502 Views / 66 Replies  
Although I haven't studied its phase diagram, I doubt that steel will melt under isothermal compression at room temperature. Your notion of melting steel comes from observations of adiabatic...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 2, 2008 at 12:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess someone forgot to tell mountains that... 1,502 Views / 66 Replies  
I guess someone forgot to tell mountains that they're supposed to melt.
Posted by f1000, on Apr 1, 2008 at 02:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Chicago is currently constructing a skyscraper... 1,502 Views / 66 Replies  
Chicago is currently constructing a skyscraper that will be slightly shorter than the Burj Dubai. This Jeddah tower, by contrast, is still only a proposal, and a ridiculous one at that.

As the...
Posted by f1000, on Apr 1, 2008 at 08:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.biggybank.com/images/toiletchair.jpg ... 1,084 Views / 36 Replies  
http://www.biggybank.com/images/toiletchair.jpg

Been there, done that.
Posted by f1000, on Mar 12, 2008 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The search engine doesn't do three-letter... 817 Views / 12 Replies  
The search engine doesn't do three-letter searches well, if at all, although I may be mistaken.
Posted by f1000, on Mar 10, 2008 at 06:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If mid-year for 3G is anything like Apple's... 5,682 Views / 106 Replies  
If mid-year for 3G is anything like Apple's February for the SDK, then I guess we can expect to see a 3G iPhone by Thanksgiving. :brick:
Posted by f1000, on Feb 28, 2008 at 01:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
GDP per capita (PPP), 2007 U.S. $46,000 ... 1,549 Views / 70 Replies  
GDP per capita (PPP), 2007

U.S. $46,000
Can $38,200
Posted by f1000, on Feb 24, 2008 at 07:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
EDGE may be having problems, but 3G has been... 3,108 Views / 20 Replies  
EDGE may be having problems, but 3G has been working fine for me. This is just one more reason why Apple needs to stop making excuses and jump onto the HSDPA bandwagon as fast as possible. I can live...
Posted by f1000, on Feb 21, 2008 at 02:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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