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Boy I hope not... Gonna leave the phone... 16,123 Views / 79 Replies  
Boy I hope not...

Gonna leave the phone turned off overnight and see what happens.
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Um, anyone else getting this message periodically... 16,123 Views / 79 Replies  
Um, anyone else getting this message periodically popping up on their 3G after going to 4.2? I don't have the iPhone plugged into anything!

http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/7983/photod.png
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ah, cheers. Oh well, that's a minor thing, at... 5,156 Views / 155 Replies  
Ah, cheers. Oh well, that's a minor thing, at most.

Liking folders and finally the universal inbox. Also it definitely feels snappier. But I'll chalk that up to the phone being wiped clean and...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 21, 2010 at 05:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Finally got my iPhone 3G upgraded. Noticed... 5,156 Views / 155 Replies  
Finally got my iPhone 3G upgraded.

Noticed that I can't seem to set home screen wallpaper, only the standard lock screen wallpaper. Is that restricted to iPhone 3GS and 4?
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 21, 2010 at 04:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone 3.1 download is really slooooooooow.... ... 1,767 Views / 39 Replies  
iPhone 3.1 download is really slooooooooow....

The iTunes 9 download is humming along nicely though.
Posted by giggs11, on Sep 9, 2009 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looks like the MLB At Bat app now has live video.... 1,564 Views / 24 Replies  
Looks like the MLB At Bat app now has live video. Unfortunately all the games had ended by the time I downloaded the new version tonight.
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 18, 2009 at 12:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It depends on whether any of the apps are things... 1,881 Views / 43 Replies  
It depends on whether any of the apps are things you'd actually use. I mean, if you never use Facebook or Twitter, never search around in new areas for a new restaurant (Yelp, Urbanspoon), never...
Posted by giggs11, on Aug 12, 2008 at 04:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah it's completely random. When I got mine... 1,279 Views / 25 Replies  
Yeah it's completely random. When I got mine (Thu, Jul 17th), I just decided to try calling my local store on the way home from work and got lucky that they had a bunch and only about five people in...
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 27, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
As a frequent flyer, I concur that I've never... 6,535 Views / 96 Replies  
As a frequent flyer, I concur that I've never seen TSA security scan the barcode on a boarding pass. But, as someone above mentioned, they do often initial or mark the boarding pass to indicate that...
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://www.apple.com/retail/ Then choose... 2,161 Views / 58 Replies  
http://www.apple.com/retail/

Then choose your store and go to "iPhone 3G Availability" on the right side. They update it each night around 9ish.
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 14, 2008 at 05:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm really amazed at the lines considering a) the... 2,161 Views / 58 Replies  
I'm really amazed at the lines considering a) the economy, and b) the fact that I'd be very surprised if there was any kind of shortage. I mean, this isn't like PS3 or Wii where if you didn't wait...
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 14, 2008 at 01:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmm, seems like they're already running a bit low... 2,161 Views / 58 Replies  
Hmm, seems like they're already running a bit low on stock locally. Maybe just because it's Sunday and they won't get shipments until Monday?
...
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 14, 2008 at 01:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Geez, I wonder what you'd consider "bad" then. ;)... 2,161 Views / 58 Replies  
Geez, I wonder what you'd consider "bad" then. ;)

Still holding out... I just don't have the time quite frankly to wait 3+ hours. Hopefully things will be less crazy by midweek, and hopefully...
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 13, 2008 at 06:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://www.apple.com/retail/iphone/availability.ht... 2,161 Views / 58 Replies  
http://www.apple.com/retail/iphone/availability.html
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 11, 2008 at 11:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Stopped by both Oak Brook and Woodfield (Chicago... 2,161 Views / 58 Replies  
Stopped by both Oak Brook and Woodfield (Chicago suburbs) and they had three-hour waits. Part of me wants to go tomorrow, part of me prefers to wait until next week.
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 11, 2008 at 11:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: I hear ya. I'll make sure to let them know in no... 3,013 Views / 67 Replies  
I hear ya. I'll make sure to let them know in no uncertain terms that though I'll get an iPhone, I'll be telling my parents and brother that they're better off staying with T-Mobile. AT&T can...
Posted by giggs11, on Jul 2, 2008 at 03:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Actually, according to what I've heard, current... 7,030 Views / 163 Replies  
Actually, according to what I've heard, current iPhone customers are exempt and will be able to pay the $199/299 discounted price.

But someone like me, who signed up with AT&T about 3 months ago...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 17, 2008 at 05:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wish it had MMS and Bluetooth File Transfer. ... 3,669 Views / 61 Replies  
Wish it had MMS and Bluetooth File Transfer. Other than that, fairly satisfied, although everyone already knew it would have 3G and GPS. For $199, I can't complain.

I'm thinking I'll go with the...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 10, 2008 at 01:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: If the rumors about the price being subsidized by... 4,082 Views / 79 Replies  
If the rumors about the price being subsidized by AT&T and Apple down to as low as $199 are true, then I'm getting one on the first day.

Other than that, I'll still probably get one unless the...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 8, 2008 at 12:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sort of everyone's educated guess. Jobs and... 3,434 Views / 32 Replies  
Sort of everyone's educated guess. Jobs and AT&T's Randall Stephenson have said there will be a 3G iPhone this year, several analysts have predicted a Q2 release, and June for the SDK. It all sort...
Posted by giggs11, on Mar 9, 2008 at 01:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah that's what I do, its pretty... 1,055 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah that's what I do, its pretty straightforward. Then I just listen to my "Podcasts" playlist.
Posted by giggs11, on Mar 4, 2008 at 05:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
mandolux« (http://www.mandolux.com/) (that... 10,561 Views / 178 Replies  
mandolux« (http://www.mandolux.com/) (that particular one is called "Schilling")
Posted by giggs11, on Feb 11, 2008 at 10:46 PM, in macOS
http://img172.imageshack.us/img172/1088/transld3.j... 10,561 Views / 178 Replies  
http://img172.imageshack.us/img172/1088/transld3.jpg
Posted by giggs11, on Feb 11, 2008 at 10:28 PM, in macOS
System Prefs... Desktop & Screen Saver. There's... 10,561 Views / 178 Replies  
System Prefs... Desktop & Screen Saver. There's an option for Translucent Menu Bar.

I also notice a little Time Machine icon in my menu bar to save me a few clicks when I want to see when I last...
Posted by giggs11, on Feb 11, 2008 at 06:32 PM, in macOS
That's nice and all, but: AT&T joins Jobs in... 6,343 Views / 106 Replies  
That's nice and all, but: AT&T joins Jobs in saying a 3G iPhone will come next year | Tech news blog - CNET News.com (http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-9825848-7.html)
Posted by giggs11, on Feb 7, 2008 at 04:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You won't want to hold your breath for the iPhone... 22,105 Views / 36 Replies  
You won't want to hold your breath for the iPhone to show up on Verizon. As you might be aware of, VZ is a carrier that uses a CDMA network, whereas the iPhone operates on GSM. The only other major...
Posted by giggs11, on Feb 4, 2008 at 06:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bart: Dad, I'm really sorry, but I charged $350... 1,717 Views / 35 Replies  
Bart: Dad, I'm really sorry, but I charged $350 on your credit card.
Homer: What?!
Bart: Don't worry, here's the cash!
Homer: Woo-hoo! $350. Now I can buy seventy transcripts of Nightline!

;)
Posted by giggs11, on Jan 21, 2008 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you've waited this long, you might as well... 986 Views / 10 Replies  
If you've waited this long, you might as well wait for the second revision at this point. Almost guaranteed to be more stable and have more features
Posted by giggs11, on Jan 8, 2008 at 05:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Keeping in mind today's 3G news, plus the fact... 2,060 Views / 38 Replies  
Keeping in mind today's 3G news, plus the fact that Apple tends to release new revisions of most products after six to eight months, plus MacWorld coming soon, I'd say to wait until the new year if...
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 29, 2007 at 04:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
LTE isn't expected to go commercial until at... 5,370 Views / 52 Replies  
LTE isn't expected to go commercial until at least 2010 though.

I do love the people who act as if getting the iPhone to work on Verizon is as easy as flipping the magic "iPhone switch" down at...
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 24, 2007 at 07:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ordered my MBP on August 17th, it shipped on... 5,763 Views / 115 Replies  
Ordered my MBP on August 17th, it shipped on August 29th and arrived on August 31st. All in all not too bad.

Loving it so far. :)
Posted by giggs11, on Sep 9, 2007 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: That's what makes this an interesting decision. ... 2,573 Views / 33 Replies  
That's what makes this an interesting decision. In theory, the Touch is the one for watching videos, which take up more memory, yet it has less. The Classic, though video-capable, isn't nearly as...
Posted by giggs11, on Sep 6, 2007 at 02:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If its the sound I'm thinking of, you'll want to... 406 Views / 5 Replies  
If its the sound I'm thinking of, you'll want to backup just to be safe. Mine was making a similar sound for about 2-3 months before it died. When I moved it at all while awake, it would make a...
Posted by giggs11, on Aug 19, 2007 at 02:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I had it hooked up to my 20" Samsung... 1,888 Views / 44 Replies  
Yeah I had it hooked up to my 20" Samsung widescreen monitor for a while, but I ended up taking that to work and never got around to buying another one. Plus I just prefer to simplify with fewer...
Posted by giggs11, on Aug 18, 2007 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Had my 12" 1.33 GHz PB for a little over three... 1,888 Views / 44 Replies  
Had my 12" 1.33 GHz PB for a little over three years now, and the hard drive just died (luckily I got all my stuff of of it in time). Just went in for a new 15" MBP 2.4 GHz, glossy screen, which...
Posted by giggs11, on Aug 18, 2007 at 01:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
One thing I haven't seen mentioned when it comes... 1,139 Views / 20 Replies  
One thing I haven't seen mentioned when it comes to the VRAM question is the introduction of Core Animation (http://www.apple.com/macosx/leopard/technology/coreanimation.html) in Leopard. I just...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 19, 2007 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have had my PowerBook for nearly 3 years now... 1,124 Views / 18 Replies  
I have had my PowerBook for nearly 3 years now (July 2004), and I'm hoping to be able to hold on to a MBP for a similar amount of time. It kind of sucks that I'm paying a few hundred extra...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 11, 2007 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm having the same problem, deciding between the... 1,124 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm having the same problem, deciding between the lower and middle models, and I think I'm leaning towards the middle one. Currently I have a 12" PowerBook, and my one real complaint is that I've...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 10, 2007 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, so... is it there? Seems there is still a... 9,813 Views / 148 Replies  
Hmm, so... is it there? Seems there is still a difference in opinion.

Guess I'll have to see for myself.
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 6, 2007 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool, I'll have to stop by my local Apple Store... 9,813 Views / 148 Replies  
Cool, I'll have to stop by my local Apple Store in that case. Thanks for the info. :)
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 5, 2007 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The new laptops were just announced today, so I'm... 9,813 Views / 148 Replies  
The new laptops were just announced today, so I'm guessing they won't be in stores for at least a few days.

I'm also waiting on some reviews of the new screen, though I'm most likely going to have...
Posted by giggs11, on Jun 5, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Dell laptop at work doesn't have a serial port... 1,554 Views / 17 Replies  
My Dell laptop at work doesn't have a serial port either. I went to CompUSA, bought a $20 serial-to-USB adapter, and kept doing my work.

Apple has also realized that the small percentage of users...
Posted by giggs11, on Dec 19, 2006 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: TMI, dude... TMI. ;) But seriously, I went... 10,692 Views / 33 Replies  
TMI, dude... TMI. ;)

But seriously, I went to my local Apple Store and compared, and there the glossy really bothered me, so I made up my mind to buy matte, though probably not until after the new...
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 28, 2006 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: the one-button mouse, that's the one thing... 1,409 Views / 14 Replies  
Re: the one-button mouse, that's the one thing that took me a while, and I suppose I never really got used to it since I use the right-click menus in OS X frequently. At first I used a Microsoft USB...
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 19, 2006 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I finally went over to my local Apple Store today... 48,732 Views / 280 Replies  
I finally went over to my local Apple Store today to check out this "sparkle" effect or whatever it is. And I realized that there is definitely something up with the 15" MBPs (matte and glossy),...
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 16, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ooh, slick. :D But yeah, guess I'll go with... 26,361 Views / 266 Replies  
Ooh, slick. :D

But yeah, guess I'll go with the smaller HD then. MacConn. saves me from having to pay tax, plus a $150 rebate, plus Parallels for free... too good to pass up for me.
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 4, 2006 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask... 26,361 Views / 266 Replies  
I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but am I correct in saying that the only way to get the 160GB hard drive with the 15" MBP is through Apple? That is, I can't get it through a...
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 4, 2006 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like Amazon.com has them in stock now, but... 1,015 Views / 9 Replies  
Looks like Amazon.com has them in stock now, but no rebate. In the past I've always seen their Apple laptops with rebates, and I'm inclined to order from them since I'm an Amazon Prime member. But...
Posted by giggs11, on Nov 3, 2006 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tell that to those of us who have been waiting... 3,604 Views / 46 Replies  
Tell that to those of us who have been waiting months for the new machines. "Already" couldn't come soon enough.

That said, I'm pretty sure you can't honestly be that thick. You're pretty...
Posted by giggs11, on Oct 30, 2006 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Amazon will have both in once they arrive. I... 991 Views / 16 Replies  
Amazon will have both in once they arrive. I usually order from them to save on the tax, plus faster shipping with Amazon Prime. :) Hopefully they'll get them in soon.
Posted by giggs11, on Oct 27, 2006 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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