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Mmkay, so which phone do you think would be best... 396 Views / 5 Replies  
Mmkay, so which phone do you think would be best case (already leaning toward S5 for -sigh- real work, opposed to the Moto X for sheer nerdery)?

(and feel free to move the topic).

thx.
Posted by iomatic, on Sep 26, 2014 at 05:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Need an android phone. 396 Views / 5 Replies  
It's for work. Testing sites and emails. I'm considering the S3 since it has the largest market share, but the S5 ought to surpass that in 18 months, I would think. I'm also considering the newer...
Posted by iomatic, on Sep 25, 2014 at 09:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Already got the 6; too late to trade in? 410 Views / 1 Replies  
2 year renewal. Is it too late to dump the 5 for the $200 deal with att after the fact?

Family plan, if that matters.

Cheers and thanks.
Posted by iomatic, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
figured it out. ... 373 Views / 1 Replies  
figured it out.

https://www.att.com/deviceunlockstatus/client/en_US/
Posted by iomatic, on Nov 7, 2013 at 09:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Unlocked requests 373 Views / 1 Replies  
Long time, err'one.

I sent (well, my daughter) sent the IMEI, etc. to the unlock request site for AT&T. We received "order confirmations" on them, and have "approvals" to unlock 2 of 3 of them...
Posted by iomatic, on Nov 7, 2013 at 04:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
True; but let's not kill the baby just yet. One... 30,810 Views / 147 Replies  
True; but let's not kill the baby just yet. One cable to rule them all! I, personally would love that.
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 13, 2012 at 12:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Huh. Illustrator seems the most natural to me,... 3,717 Views / 26 Replies  
Huh. Illustrator seems the most natural to me, for a vector application. Don't understand at all; I abhorred the Freehand path/blend tools and the Macromedia interface was awful.
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 12, 2012 at 11:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
People are confusing Thunderbolt for a simple... 30,810 Views / 147 Replies  
People are confusing Thunderbolt for a simple serial interface; it can handle a whole lot more, a whole lot faster.
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know about that. My point is, if the... 30,810 Views / 147 Replies  
I don't know about that. My point is, if the Thunderbolt Display was backwards compatible, it would have a far larger audience.
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 12, 2012 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was due for an upgrade, yes, but my point is... 30,810 Views / 147 Replies  
I was due for an upgrade, yes, but my point is they'd get more DISPLAYS— a Thunderbolt device (other than a Mac)— in the hands of more folk. I'm not sure how much the display played a factor.
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 12, 2012 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ended up replacing my whole system with the TB... 30,810 Views / 147 Replies  
I ended up replacing my whole system with the TB display and MBA (this computer is wicked fast compared to my C2D).

The only thing that I don't get is why Apple didn't make the Thunderbolt plug...
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 12, 2012 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Still nothing for older Cinema Display/FireWire... 30,810 Views / 147 Replies  
Still nothing for older Cinema Display/FireWire users who want to get an Air?

WTF
Posted by iomatic, on Jan 2, 2012 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AT&T preorder; grandfathered data 741 Views / 12 Replies  
I have (and the rest of my family) have the $30/mo unlimited; when going to order, the terms say it will change the data plan (same cost), but it's not exactly clear (no terms, etc.) what that...
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 7, 2011 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I thought I saw someone was coming out with one,... 30,810 Views / 147 Replies  
I thought I saw someone was coming out with one, but what about those in transitional equipment situations?
http://forums.macnn.com/69/mac-notebooks/444136/would-like-tbolt-mba-but-how/
Posted by iomatic, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Or wait for a Thunderbolt hub. 1,509 Views / 4 Replies  
Or wait for a Thunderbolt hub.
Posted by iomatic, on Aug 2, 2011 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Huh. Always a PITA, this damn technology. ... 1,509 Views / 4 Replies  
Huh.

Always a PITA, this damn technology.

Sounds like the best option would be to get a new display and avoid the well-I-have-one-adapter-how-do-I-hook-up-the-monitor problem.
Posted by iomatic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Would like a Tbolt MBA, but how? 1,509 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a slew of FW800 drives doing backup and general mirroring (manual, not RAID) of data. I would really like to get out of my MBP 13" and into the new MacBook Air. To add to the confusion, I have...
Posted by iomatic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah hubris, how art thou. 9,784 Views / 242 Replies  
Ah hubris, how art thou.
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
oopsies Microsoft Said to Stop Releasing... 9,784 Views / 242 Replies  
oopsies

Microsoft Said to Stop Releasing Zune as Demand Ebbs - Bloomberg (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-14/microsoft-said-to-stop-releasing-new-zune-models-as-demand-ebbs.html)
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 14, 2011 at 05:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Delta has wifi, but you pay. Airports are now... 944 Views / 9 Replies  
Delta has wifi, but you pay. Airports are now more and more free wi-fi (of the 3 I've been to in the past month).

So bottom line, yes you can get it without the data plan. AT&T is offering the...
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 11, 2011 at 04:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i just asked this -- you can see my own... 944 Views / 9 Replies  
i just asked this -- you can see my own response....
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 11, 2011 at 01:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
going to check the local apple store area around... 7,637 Views / 178 Replies  
going to check the local apple store area around lunch. if there's a line, forget it, i'll seriously wait until ipad 4. ;)

I wonder if AT&T will push data, if I walk in there. Anyway, this means...
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 11, 2011 at 01:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh, Eug. Fine, I'll leave it here: Any... 7,637 Views / 178 Replies  
Oh, Eug.

Fine, I'll leave it here:

Any speculation into what could've been on the original is simply ridiculous projection.
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 10, 2011 at 07:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Any speculation into what could've been on the... 7,637 Views / 178 Replies  
Any speculation into what could've been on the original is simply ridiculous projection.

Unless you're the type who believes the original Model T should've had air bags, 200+ horepower,...
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 10, 2011 at 04:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ah, shoot. Never mind. So while you don’t... 2,060 Views / 1 Replies  
Ah, shoot. Never mind.

So while you don’t have to activate 3G service right away, you should choose your iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G according to the carrier you prefer.

Other caveats? Other than...
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 10, 2011 at 04:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad 2 3G… with no 3G? 2,060 Views / 1 Replies  
Honestly, I just want the GPS. Already have a nice, grandfathered data plan with my 3GS, so I'd just want that one feature (GPS). Is it possible to buy without activation, and (perhaps) activating 3G...
Posted by iomatic, on Mar 10, 2011 at 04:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
XBox 360 hard drive transfer #2 373 Views / 1 Replies  
So, we've already made a transfer from an old one to the Elite we now have. A little birdy told me the inlaw got the Kinect version. What do we do to do another transfer? (we'd likely want to...
Posted by iomatic, on Dec 25, 2010 at 01:04 PM, in Gaming
Any further thoughts on this? Two people are... 1,039 Views / 13 Replies  
Any further thoughts on this? Two people are "eligible" for 2year reduced purchase pricing, but the others have no commitment pricing (read: higher). Do you swap SIMs, do a backup/restore or what, if...
Posted by iomatic, on Dec 1, 2010 at 02:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So the next question is, since I have to have... 1,024 Views / 9 Replies  
So the next question is, since I have to have something setup on my HDD, what do folks normally use to clone the new drive? CCC, still, or? And can you clone the boot(ed) drive?
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 20, 2010 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I thought this was kinda cool, and I... 1,024 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks.

I thought this was kinda cool, and I may not even have to keep it in the case or use an AC brick:

2.5" USB 2.0 SATA Hard Drive HDD Case Enclosure...
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 13, 2010 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My wife has an Mac Pro. 1,024 Views / 9 Replies  
My wife has an Mac Pro.
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
^same thing I think. 1,039 Views / 13 Replies  
^same thing I think.
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Intel SSD died 1,024 Views / 9 Replies  
Thing took a huge dump. Not showing up under any utilities. Using the stock drive now. Sigh.

So, what simple cable adapters (don't need a whole enclosure, I guess) can I use to plug this in and...
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 13, 2010 at 01:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thoughts? 1,039 Views / 13 Replies  
Thoughts?
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 7, 2010 at 04:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's what I was wondering; plus, last time I... 1,039 Views / 13 Replies  
That's what I was wondering; plus, last time I walked into an AT&T store, they scratched their heads over the Premier plan.

Definitely don't want to lose the grandfathered data (we all have them...
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 6, 2010 at 02:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sounds like it will work, maybe not. Upgrade... 1,039 Views / 13 Replies  
Sounds like it will work, maybe not.
Upgrade to 4G iPhone through family plan? - Mac Forums (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=916164)

However, is there a new data plan that will be...
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 5, 2010 at 05:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, if I do it all online I can take advantage... 1,039 Views / 13 Replies  
Well, if I do it all online I can take advantage of Premier. So what's the exact procedure? Thanks!
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
family plan upgrade question 1,039 Views / 13 Replies  
long story short wife is qualified for reduced pricing. I'm not (no commitment +$500 iPhone 4 price) can i get one and use it for myself? What's the procedure?

Got a refurb for her replacement,...
Posted by iomatic, on Oct 4, 2010 at 08:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The interesting topics are indeed the... 1,516 Views / 92 Replies  
The interesting topics are indeed the definitions, but I'd prefer that (and the consequent bickering) in another thread. Other ideas of note are some of the things both "sides" agree with!...
Posted by iomatic, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:51 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Also, the new 13" has a minor graphics update... 6,033 Views / 128 Replies  
Also, the new 13" has a minor graphics update (http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-320M.28701.0.html).

I was wondering if I should upgrade my current one; anyone have any insight?...
Posted by iomatic, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess I'd fall into the economically... 1,516 Views / 92 Replies  
I guess I'd fall into the economically conservative, socially liberal part of the quadrant, and totally relate to all the comments.
Posted by iomatic, on Apr 11, 2010 at 05:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Conservatives, what do you have issues with on your side? 1,516 Views / 92 Replies  
Just as the question states, what are the real problems on your side that really bug you, or could cause a real rift in the Republican party?

This is an honest inquisition looking for some real...
Posted by iomatic, on Apr 10, 2010 at 04:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's on the opposite corner. Not worried about wb... 734 Views / 9 Replies  
It's on the opposite corner. Not worried about wb so much as getting a face/license plate, etc. So I could save cash and use a non-NV version? Also has anyone found anything about modding the lens...
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 15, 2010 at 03:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I'm not going to bust out any MA. I know... 734 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, I'm not going to bust out any MA. I know better. Always only for self-defense, and only as a last resort.

Anyway, I looked around, and Evocam has a list of cameras they support...
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 14, 2010 at 02:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bleh. What about the wireless camera idea :) 734 Views / 9 Replies  
Bleh. What about the wireless camera idea :)
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 13, 2010 at 06:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Need webcam/security cam 734 Views / 9 Replies  
1) preferably wireless, small, but large enough aperture to get clear imagery under sodium vapor lights; I think slight telephoto would be ideal (equiv. 85mm on 35mm). It can plug in and sit in a...
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 13, 2010 at 02:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ah. I want a 4GB stick to get it to 6GB, and as... 737 Views / 3 Replies  
Ah.
I want a 4GB stick to get it to 6GB, and as budget allows, up to the 8GB at some point (MBP 13"). Which one?
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 1, 2010 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You're too wordy. 2,902 Views / 39 Replies  
You're too wordy.
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think they should keep trying, though... 9,784 Views / 242 Replies  
I think they should keep trying, though (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/microsofts-zune-continues-to-struggle-2009-07-29).
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Latest RAM source? 737 Views / 3 Replies  
Used to be 1-800-4MEMory back in the day, but then I started getting unreliable modules (kps, etc.). So I switched to Crucial and have NEVER had a problem with 4+ machines over the last 3-4 years....
Posted by iomatic, on Feb 1, 2010 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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