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Looks like people having issues activating their... 1,690 Views / 38 Replies  
Looks like people having issues activating their new iPhone 3Gs, or activating their older iPhones/iPod Touches are not alone:

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Posted by moki, on Jul 11, 2008 at 11:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think it looks quite nice actually --... 1,690 Views / 38 Replies  
I think it looks quite nice actually -- reminiscent of the original white iPods, neither are girly by any stretch.
Posted by moki, on Jul 11, 2008 at 10:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a brand new iPhone 3G, and I'm getting the... 1,690 Views / 38 Replies  
I have a brand new iPhone 3G, and I'm getting the same error, so I'm guessing that it is failing to contact Apple's servers during the activation/validation process, because of how slammed they are....
Posted by moki, on Jul 11, 2008 at 10:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sure. But other laptops manage to have EVDO/GSM,... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
Sure. But other laptops manage to have EVDO/GSM, etc. as BTO options. I'm sure there are design/logistical, and marketing issues involved. I don't care, that's Apple's problem to solve, I just...
Posted by moki, on Feb 7, 2008 at 03:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The Truth about MacBook Air Battery Life... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
The Truth about MacBook Air Battery Life (http://www.anandtech.com/mac/showdoc.aspx?i=3220) -- a nice test from AnandTech. It jives with my experience using it... the battery life seems better than...
Posted by moki, on Feb 7, 2008 at 02:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There's no reason EVDO/GSM/whatever can't be a... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
There's no reason EVDO/GSM/whatever can't be a BTO option.
Posted by moki, on Feb 6, 2008 at 01:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sure. Some random, rambling impressions: ... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
Sure. Some random, rambling impressions:

The MacBook Air is what I expected it to be. A nice thin, light "satellite" computer that is a good compliment to my desk machine.

The form factor is,...
Posted by moki, on Feb 5, 2008 at 06:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a MacBook Air as well as a MacBook Pro... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
I have a MacBook Air as well as a MacBook Pro with a new battery. I can tell you that just based on my informal usage patterns, the MBA gets longer usage out of a full charge than does the MBP.

I...
Posted by moki, on Feb 5, 2008 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Unless you were typing into a word processing... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
Unless you were typing into a word processing document with the highest power saving features on, and all network connections off... I'd agree with you.

I don't expect to see 5:50 of uninterrupted...
Posted by moki, on Feb 5, 2008 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, that's what it was displaying, and it... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
Well, that's what it was displaying, and it wasn't a calculation inaccuracy. No idea what it'll mean in terms of real-world battery life, though I can say that it appears to be superior to my...
Posted by moki, on Feb 4, 2008 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I took delivery of the MacBook Air today. Very... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
I took delivery of the MacBook Air today. Very nice machine; it's the SSD model, and there's something really peaceful about using it... no fans, no hard drive whine. It's an intangible and...
Posted by moki, on Feb 4, 2008 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No ExpressCard slot! It doesn't have enough... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
No ExpressCard slot! It doesn't have enough ports... waaaaaah :)
Posted by moki, on Jan 30, 2008 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I certainly agree with you -- but it also depends... 1,681 Views / 35 Replies  
I certainly agree with you -- but it also depends on where in the country you're making that $110K a year. In upstate NY (and many other areas of the country), you're actually doing quite well. In...
Posted by moki, on Jan 23, 2008 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered mine.... 2,934 Views / 45 Replies  
I ordered mine. (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=117844)
Posted by moki, on Jan 22, 2008 at 01:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, here's why I ordered a MacBook Air.... 13,282 Views / 410 Replies  
Well, here's why I ordered a MacBook Air. (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=117844)
Posted by moki, on Jan 22, 2008 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
On a side note, I tend to prefer sounds for... 2,182 Views / 52 Replies  
On a side note, I tend to prefer sounds for ringtones, as opposed to song. Just a personal preference. Though it is rather amusing to have an old TV show theme...
Posted by moki, on Sep 8, 2007 at 01:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Currently, no, you'll need to edit the songs in... 2,182 Views / 52 Replies  
Currently, no, you'll need to edit the songs in GarageBand, Audacity, QuickTime Pro, etc. An obvious feature for us to work on, though, would be allowing you to choose a portion of a song to use as...
Posted by moki, on Sep 8, 2007 at 01:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iToner 1.0.1... 2,182 Views / 52 Replies  
iToner 1.0.1 (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/utilities/itoner/) continues to work with iTunes 7.4.1, for what it's worth.
Posted by moki, on Sep 8, 2007 at 06:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's 100% correct -- though you can use free... 1,920 Views / 44 Replies  
That's 100% correct -- though you can use free tools like Amadeus, QuickTime, GarageBand, etc. to edit your audio files, and then use iToner to upload them seamlessly to your iPhone.

We did...
Posted by moki, on Sep 1, 2007 at 03:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If by reset you mean flatline your iPhone, yeah,... 1,920 Views / 44 Replies  
If by reset you mean flatline your iPhone, yeah, your ringtones will get deleted off of the iPhone just as your photos would.



Yep, it should work fine with that once iTunes supports it.


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Posted by moki, on Aug 31, 2007 at 03:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sure... then you can use iToner to do it once,... 1,920 Views / 44 Replies  
Sure... then you can use iToner to do it once, and be on your merry way. It's completely free if you just toss one ringtone on your iPhone and never use it again.
Posted by moki, on Aug 31, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iToner will let you use your mp3 as a custom... 1,920 Views / 44 Replies  
iToner will let you use your mp3 as a custom ringtone for your iPhone:

Ambrosia Software, Inc. -- utilities/itoner (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/utilities/iToner/)

Mine has Borat on it... that...
Posted by moki, on Aug 31, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ya never know, it might placate them a bit. ... 571 Views / 3 Replies  
Ya never know, it might placate them a bit. Besides, people really shouldn't be using FTP for anything these days... sftp is a much better way to transfer files securely.

Thanks folks, we have...
Posted by moki, on May 15, 2006 at 11:20 PM, in Applications
[ANN] -- Ambrosia seeks Dragster beta testers 571 Views / 3 Replies  
[Edited]

Thanks folks, we have all of the beta testers we need.

http://www.ambrosiasw.com/utilities/dragster/images/dragster_car.png (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/news/upcoming/)

Dragster is a...
Posted by moki, on May 12, 2006 at 05:55 PM, in Applications
Al Jazeera "Clash of Civilizations" 660 Views / 13 Replies  
Some just sent me this awesome commentary from Al Jazeera. Pretty powerful stuff that tough to refute.

link: http://switch3.castup.net/cunet/gm.asp?ai=214&ar=1050wmv&ak=null

She's one brave...
Posted by moki, on Mar 6, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's true -- and Chinese users cannot get to... 694 Views / 9 Replies  
That's true -- and Chinese users cannot get to http://www.google.com/ due to the China's massive firewall system.

I wasn't making a statement about whether it was right or wrong for Google to do...
Posted by moki, on Jan 28, 2006 at 08:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The power of censorship 694 Views / 9 Replies  
This is a fun new game to teach yourself and others the power of censorship. Using creative search strings just divide the number of hits from http://google.com/ by the number of hits from...
Posted by moki, on Jan 28, 2006 at 05:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, clearly this was brought to market on the... 67,978 Views / 767 Replies  
Well, clearly this was brought to market on the fast path. ID takes a long time; this machine should be evaluated based on what it is: an Intel-based notebook that uses a slightly tweaked ID that...
Posted by moki, on Jan 10, 2006 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bush Still Won't Accept Blame for Pearl Harbor 1,125 Views / 33 Replies  
I doubt he'll ever admit culpability... not now, not ever. Fascist!

from: http://blamebush.typepad.com/blamebush/history_lessons/index.html

.....

Bush Still Won't Accept Blame for Pearl...
Posted by moki, on Jan 10, 2006 at 10:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Marx and Enron 561 Views / 5 Replies  
Very interesting essay.

From: http://www.ashbrook.org/publicat/oped/busch/02/enron.html

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Marx and Enron
Editorial
August 2002
Posted by moki, on Jan 9, 2006 at 10:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
[ANN] -- Ambrosia releases EasyEnvelopes 1.0.2! 458 Views / 0 Replies  
Rochester, NY -- December 31st, 2005 -- Ambrosia Software, Inc. announced today the release of EasyEnvelopes 1.0.2.  This minor revision to the free envelope printing widget for MacOS X Tiger (10.4)...
Posted by moki, on Dec 31, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
Europeans outraged at Williams execution 1,825 Views / 73 Replies  
You know, it really cheeses me off. China executes 90% of the people in the world (http://www.juiceenewsdaily.com/1105/news/body.html?1134460589476) in terms of state-sponsored executions, some of...
Posted by moki, on Dec 13, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I found this to be a pretty remarkable... 10,295 Views / 500 Replies  
I found this to be a pretty remarkable statement... the press in France openly states they did not cover the riots intently because they did not want the "right" to gain favor with the populace. ...
Posted by moki, on Nov 10, 2005 at 05:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
At least some people in France get it...... 10,295 Views / 500 Replies  
At least some people in France get it... editorial in Le Figaro: (http://www.lefigaro.fr/debats/20051107.FIG0260.html)

"France is paying for its arrogance. In the eyes of the world, our famous...
Posted by moki, on Nov 7, 2005 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
from: http://www.nysun.com/article/22526 ... 10,295 Views / 500 Replies  
from: http://www.nysun.com/article/22526

.....

If President Chirac thought he was going to gain peace with the Muslim community in France by taking an appeasement line in the Iraq war, it...
Posted by moki, on Nov 4, 2005 at 05:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, it's certainly been on the news... but it's... 10,295 Views / 500 Replies  
Well, it's certainly been on the news... but it's mostly just a "this is happening" kind of story... whereas with the riots in LA, it was seized upon by the media and politicians in Europe to bash...
Posted by moki, on Nov 4, 2005 at 05:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, that's another thing we added in the... 899 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, that's another thing we added in the upcoming 1.0.2 version... if you'd like to be on the beta list, shoot me an email at: andrew@AmbrosiaSW.com

If there was support for the minimizing...
Posted by moki, on Nov 3, 2005 at 05:39 PM, in Applications
We think we've fixed this but, but since we don't... 899 Views / 9 Replies  
We think we've fixed this but, but since we don't have that driver software to test it with, we can't be sure. Can we get a beta version to you to test? You can reach me at: andrew@AmbrosiaSW.com
...
Posted by moki, on Nov 3, 2005 at 11:40 AM, in Applications
The Myth of Stability 893 Views / 35 Replies  
The Myth of Stability
Oct 28, 2005
by Clifford D. May
In just a few days, I'm to debate at the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College, Dublin.
Trinity was founded in 1592. The...
Posted by moki, on Oct 31, 2005 at 12:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Agent behind fake uranium documents worked for France 1,366 Views / 56 Replies  
Giacomo_Seingalt, do you have something to tell us?

<froth> Bush lied!!! </froth>

from: http://news.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/09/19/wniger19.xml

.....

Agent behind...
Posted by moki, on Oct 25, 2005 at 06:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Iraq constitution ratified in referendum 490 Views / 1 Replies  
Congratulations to the people of Iraq, and to the brave men and women who made this possible. Just a step, to be sure, but another important one.

from: here...
Posted by moki, on Oct 25, 2005 at 08:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
...and it looks like more to come with the oil... 914 Views / 48 Replies  
...and it looks like more to come with the oil for food scandals, as well as Chirac, whenever he is booted from office.

from:...
Posted by moki, on Oct 24, 2005 at 06:23 AM, in Political/War Lounge
[ANN] -- Ambrosia releases WireTap Pro 1.1.3 1,916 Views / 34 Replies  
Rochester, NY -- October 24, 2005 -- Ambrosia Software, Inc. announced today the release of WireTap Pro 1.1.3. This minor bug-fix update of the audio capture utility, which is free to registered...
Posted by moki, on Oct 24, 2005 at 02:19 AM, in Applications
Submit it as a feature request... if enough... 899 Views / 9 Replies  
Submit it as a feature request... if enough people do it, Apple might listen. Ya never know...
Posted by moki, on Oct 21, 2005 at 02:59 AM, in Applications
I don't care where you fall on the political... 807 Views / 41 Replies  
I don't care where you fall on the political spectrum... if you don't view Sheehan as a loon, you have issues. :) What was that comment about "Occupied New Orleans"? The lady is just a raving...
Posted by moki, on Oct 20, 2005 at 09:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's an interesting view, but it's rather an... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
It's an interesting view, but it's rather an oxymoron. Either the USA is a nation powerful enough to effect the world (as many people say with a bit of angst), or its not a party to anything that's...
Posted by moki, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bad apples like official French envoys to the UN?... 914 Views / 48 Replies  
Bad apples like official French envoys to the UN? Bad apples like Kofi Anan's son? I'm sorry this is looking like it will go an awful lot deeper than just a few greedy people.



I've voted for...
Posted by moki, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
First of all, given that what goes on in here is... 1,135 Views / 44 Replies  
First of all, given that what goes on in here is mostly a bunch of America bashing from people outside of the USA (as well as a number of people inside the USA who are practicing self-loathing),...
Posted by moki, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Believe it or not, Australia passed the USA for... 1,135 Views / 44 Replies  
Believe it or not, Australia passed the USA for "fattest citizens on average" last year. I do agree though, obesity is a problem here, as it is in England.
Posted by moki, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interesting sidenote: believe it or not, the... 898 Views / 47 Replies  
Interesting sidenote: believe it or not, the violent crime rate is higher in Canada (and many other countries) than in the USA as well. Just not something you'd typically expect.
Posted by moki, on Oct 20, 2005 at 08:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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