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I work at a dealer, a GM dealer in fact, and if... 529 Views / 7 Replies  
I work at a dealer, a GM dealer in fact, and if you are in warranty and need a loaner, it's yours, no questions asked, no money from you. Perhaps that's why I'm a little confused.
Posted by m_young, on Jul 30, 2007 at 10:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think you misunderstand. I don't care that... 529 Views / 7 Replies  
I think you misunderstand.

I don't care that it's malfunctioning. It happens.

I care that they expect me to be without it for 7 days and be happy about it. That sucks. That they wouldn't...
Posted by m_young, on Jul 30, 2007 at 10:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, that's nice... (iPhone going in for service) 529 Views / 7 Replies  
So I bought my iPhone on launch day. Whatever. Impulse buy. But I like it. Lots.

Yesterday, I noticed that the keyboard doesn't function correctly on the widescreen mode in Safari. 5 doesn't...
Posted by m_young, on Jul 30, 2007 at 08:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: I have a release day C2D, 219 cycles, and 99%... 1,416 Views / 23 Replies  
I have a release day C2D, 219 cycles, and 99% battery health, with the original battery.

Conversely, my GF's cousin had this issue crop up after about 7 months with an identical unit. I don't...
Posted by m_young, on Jul 29, 2007 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
looks like at&t got jobbed at their stores, i'm... 842 Views / 10 Replies  
looks like at&t got jobbed at their stores, i'm sure they're all sold out, while apple has plenty at every location. Very nice.
Posted by m_young, on Jun 30, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
or you could search for the songs in a way that... 17,649 Views / 9 Replies  
or you could search for the songs in a way that the one you want to play is the only one that shows up. that works.
Posted by m_young, on Apr 10, 2007 at 08:35 PM, in Applications
I have a Black C2D, bought 2 or 3 days after they... 85,239 Views / 399 Replies  
I have a Black C2D, bought 2 or 3 days after they were released, and it's recently started doing the shut down after I put it to sleep. Pretty disappointing.
Posted by m_young, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I sold my 12" ibook g4 800 w/60 gig HD and 640 mb... 696 Views / 8 Replies  
I sold my 12" ibook g4 800 w/60 gig HD and 640 mb ram, running 10.4.8, which was 3 years old at the time, for $500 in december. So somewhere north of that, possibly.

I had all the original...
Posted by m_young, on Jan 24, 2007 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is important. I recently switched from a 30... 653 Views / 5 Replies  
This is important. I recently switched from a 30 gig 4G to an 8 gig 2G Nano that doesn't hold all my music, and I didn't have it set to sync.
I noticed the play count wasn't accumulating, and...
Posted by m_young, on Jan 23, 2007 at 08:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
you're probably doing something wrong, works fine... 536 Views / 4 Replies  
you're probably doing something wrong, works fine on my c2d
Posted by m_young, on Dec 27, 2006 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: facebook>myspace. No annoying layouts, no songs... 867 Views / 26 Replies  
facebook>myspace. No annoying layouts, no songs or videos, not so many creepers.
Posted by m_young, on Dec 24, 2006 at 03:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You should definitely get something for this. ... 2,639 Views / 44 Replies  
You should definitely get something for this. That's definitely uncalled for.
Posted by m_young, on Dec 22, 2006 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW, I've used a DVI-HDMI cable to connect my... 2,428 Views / 12 Replies  
FWIW, I've used a DVI-HDMI cable to connect my MacBook to my 32" HDTV and it's worked exceptionally well. You just have to figure out what resolution is right for the TV
Posted by m_young, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
google "nike ipod pouch". there's a billion... 1,116 Views / 5 Replies  
google "nike ipod pouch". there's a billion options.
Posted by m_young, on Dec 11, 2006 at 10:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
why is it so funny? 3,721 Views / 53 Replies  
why is it so funny?
Posted by m_young, on Dec 11, 2006 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What is a pageout? My Macbook is showing 217,253... 1,268 Views / 33 Replies  
What is a pageout? My Macbook is showing 217,253 pageouts, and the uptime is just under 5 days. Is this bad?

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Posted by m_young, on Dec 10, 2006 at 10:26 AM, in macOS
my girlfriend's aunt: life sucks, and then... 2,105 Views / 86 Replies  
my girlfriend's aunt:

life sucks, and then you die.
Posted by m_young, on Dec 10, 2006 at 10:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you put in the system discs, you can basically... 3,315 Views / 7 Replies  
If you put in the system discs, you can basically wipe the hard drive and reinstall the operating system, so it's like you're starting from scratch. This is easiest way to assure yourself that the...
Posted by m_young, on Dec 8, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just sold my iBook G4 800 (October 2003) for $500... 526 Views / 8 Replies  
Just sold my iBook G4 800 (October 2003) for $500 on CL. Anything is possible.
Posted by m_young, on Dec 8, 2006 at 10:17 PM, in Marketplace
The pulse light on the macbook is misleading, or... 666 Views / 6 Replies  
The pulse light on the macbook is misleading, or at least on mine. It comes on when the display goes to sleep, which obviously isn't the same as a full sleep. My iBook only had the light when the...
Posted by m_young, on Dec 7, 2006 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
on a related note, i've heard that the... 545 Views / 7 Replies  
on a related note, i've heard that the aforementioned kellen winslow jr. uses his hummer to run over motorcycles. something about a blown up knee
Posted by m_young, on Dec 7, 2006 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
this would be the battle of who could care less 545 Views / 7 Replies  
this would be the battle of who could care less
Posted by m_young, on Dec 7, 2006 at 11:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is exactly what I just did with my iBook,... 3,315 Views / 7 Replies  
This is exactly what I just did with my iBook, which I am selling. Best way to ensure your data stays where you want it. Takes no more than an hour, which is more than worth it.
Posted by m_young, on Dec 7, 2006 at 10:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd go for the C2D, or, if going with only the CD... 668 Views / 6 Replies  
I'd go for the C2D, or, if going with only the CD get the refurb Blackbook from the online Apple Store. Superdrive, more RAM, larger HD.

The C2D is the latest, and thus greatest macbook, and will...
Posted by m_young, on Dec 7, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ummm... WHO DEY! I like cats. I have one,... 710 Views / 15 Replies  
ummm... WHO DEY!

I like cats. I have one, but I don't know what she is. Probably part squirrel.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 28, 2006 at 10:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got a new high, since I last posted. When... 1,586 Views / 10 Replies  
I've got a new high, since I last posted. When loading the processor (parallels, handbrake, etc) I've hit 79 C.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 27, 2006 at 06:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The black just feels more grown up. My iBook is... 3,837 Views / 33 Replies  
The black just feels more grown up. My iBook is like a kids toy, with the way the plastic feels. The black matte is just a nice overall finish, and I'm not upset to think that I paid more for it. ...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 26, 2006 at 08:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not Green Day, you can't go from making music... 1,288 Views / 52 Replies  
Not Green Day, you can't go from making music about nothing, and get famous doing that, then suddenly decide you want to be political and expect to make a lasting effect on society.

Weezer is one...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 26, 2006 at 05:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't know if you're into emulators, but I just... 2,235 Views / 20 Replies  
Don't know if you're into emulators, but I just downloaded BSNES, which is a super NES emulator, and I've been playing mario kart and super mario world like it's my job. Obviously, a USB controller...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 25, 2006 at 05:21 PM, in Gaming
You're implying that people didn't care about... 1,659 Views / 62 Replies  
You're implying that people didn't care about actors and actresses back in the day, which is less than true. It's just easier to access more information on the movie stars these days, and be...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 25, 2006 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The black is going to show regardless of whether... 3,837 Views / 33 Replies  
The black is going to show regardless of whether you wash your hands or not. you'd basically have to wear latex gloves to not show.

that being said... i'm more than happy with black. i had a...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 23, 2006 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To open Finder, click on the "mac logo" in your... 1,235 Views / 10 Replies  
To open Finder, click on the "mac logo" in your dock. It should be all the way to the left if you keep your dock on the bottom. It's the blue thing with the faces.

Beyond what I've said, and...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 22, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought it was pretty interesting. I enjoy... 1,092 Views / 22 Replies  
I thought it was pretty interesting. I enjoy random takes on the world at large, especially when they are fueled by drugs.

I think in the biography in the back of the book (brave new world), it...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 22, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you hit open finder, or even if you don't, the... 1,235 Views / 10 Replies  
If you hit open finder, or even if you don't, the disc should show up in the bar on the left side of the finder window (I'm sure there's a better name for it, I just don't have it.) It should also...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 22, 2006 at 07:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It should also be noted that Aldous Huxley,... 1,092 Views / 22 Replies  
It should also be noted that Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, died on that exact day.

And they said I didn't learn anything in high school.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 22, 2006 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You can't blame the company for the kid/parent's... 2,884 Views / 49 Replies  
You can't blame the company for the kid/parent's ignorance, and hopefully the family hasn't gone on to sue (since it happened in march).

To the original poster- you can't protect your kid from...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 21, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty sure the fans are always on in some... 4,374 Views / 24 Replies  
Pretty sure the fans are always on in some capacity, as in 1600 rpm. I think.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 20, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've used the fan control utility, and it works... 4,374 Views / 24 Replies  
I've used the fan control utility, and it works as designed, as in, you can force the fan to speed up to 6000 rpm or so, or set it's minimum at 1600 rpm, or anywhere in between.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 19, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Exactly what I was going to say. C2D is a 25%... 713 Views / 7 Replies  
Exactly what I was going to say. C2D is a 25% speed increase, per apple, but you get that coupled with twice the RAM and 50% more hard drive capacity. The decision was made easier for me with the...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 16, 2006 at 08:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I said yes, because dane makes me laugh, but... 1,044 Views / 44 Replies  
I said yes, because dane makes me laugh, but mitch hedberg (was) way funnier.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 15, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's a dull buzzing, almost like one of those AC... 4,374 Views / 24 Replies  
It's a dull buzzing, almost like one of those AC inverters that sits outside your house when it's going bad. Only on a much smaller level. But it's not power related, because as I said above, it...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 15, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats ridiculous for a week old machine. Just... 1,586 Views / 10 Replies  
Thats ridiculous for a week old machine. Just stupid, to have to lose it for an indefinite period of time. Send me a new one, thank you very much.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 15, 2006 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's more of a stressed motor noise, not an... 4,374 Views / 24 Replies  
It's more of a stressed motor noise, not an object touching the fan sort of noise. And I have a fan control app (smcfancontrol), and the fan responds rather well to it, I might add. It just does it...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 15, 2006 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The noise is proportional to fan speed, that's... 4,374 Views / 24 Replies  
The noise is proportional to fan speed, that's how I know. It changes tone with a variance in speed, but it's always there. I tried loading the CPU by running photobooth in the background, among...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 15, 2006 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I should have been more specific about the iTunes... 4,374 Views / 24 Replies  
I should have been more specific about the iTunes thing. It's not always like that, but it is fairly often. And it goes away when i restart iTunes. But why should I have to?
Posted by m_young, on Nov 15, 2006 at 07:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
5 days in with C2D, these are my issues 4,374 Views / 24 Replies  
Bought my C2D blackbook on Thursday Nov. 9, pretty spontaneously, and I love it. It's a big jump all around, but most noticeably in pure speed from my iBook G4 800. It has come with a couple of...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 14, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Heat is definitely not an issue. Seen a high of... 1,210 Views / 10 Replies  
Heat is definitely not an issue. Seen a high of about 65 celsius in 5 days of use.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 14, 2006 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Coconut Identity Card... 935 Views / 17 Replies  
Coconut Identity Card (http://coconut-flavour.com/coconutidentitycard/index.html) for those that are interested in where your Mac was built. My blackbook was built in china, between 10/30 and 11/5.
Posted by m_young, on Nov 14, 2006 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Calling the Sky/Solstice clones isn't fair, as... 1,917 Views / 59 Replies  
Calling the Sky/Solstice clones isn't fair, as they don't share a single exterior panel. They do share the same everything else, but there is a fair amount different between them. It's like calling...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 14, 2006 at 06:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think there was a program to tell you where it... 935 Views / 17 Replies  
I think there was a program to tell you where it was manufactured. I'll have to check my iBook for it. But the iBook was manufactured in Taiwan, and shipped from there on my BTO. So the MacBook is...
Posted by m_young, on Nov 14, 2006 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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