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Black Friday came and went - I didn't do any... 1,278 Views / 34 Replies  
Black Friday came and went - I didn't do any shopping other than to pick up the items that were in my amazon cart.

256GB OCZ Vertex 4
Western Digital Blue 1TB
mounting caddy/bracket thing to...
Posted by Lancer409, on Dec 3, 2012 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Getting super excited about the SSD now. Are all... 1,278 Views / 34 Replies  
Getting super excited about the SSD now. Are all SSDs rated at 6Gb/s now? I'm not sure if my mbp is 1.5 or 3Gb/s, so I suppose any SSD will be good enough. I look forward to grabbing an SSD and...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 13, 2012 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Any thoughts on this product? MCE Optibay... 1,278 Views / 34 Replies  
Any thoughts on this product?

MCE Optibay (also comes with external case for the superdrive for $29)...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 6, 2012 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just to check in, that ironing board cover is... 2,085 Views / 92 Replies  
Just to check in, that ironing board cover is awesome compared to the one that came on board itself. it's actually higher quality than the cover i bought for my old board. very happy.
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 6, 2012 at 07:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks Martin2012! I think I'll do the same, but... 1,278 Views / 34 Replies  
Thanks Martin2012! I think I'll do the same, but wait til black friday to see if there are any SSD sales. Do you think 128gb is enough compared to 256SSD?

which 1gb did you get (your "check...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 6, 2012 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
alright, looks like i'll go SSD. just wondered if... 1,278 Views / 34 Replies  
alright, looks like i'll go SSD. just wondered if i should invest in a 08 machine, or pay to get a top notch processor / fast ram / good vram. considering my usage, i guess an ssd will hold me over...
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 31, 2012 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Lol. Thanks. I thought it just hadmassive wrist... 2,085 Views / 92 Replies  
Lol. Thanks. I thought it just hadmassive wrist protection built in and made the assumption. I can see how it could help with skatinh
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 28, 2012 at 08:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
how do those compare with harbinger? i use the... 2,085 Views / 92 Replies  
how do those compare with harbinger? i use the gel big grip or whatever they;re called. i think the world of 'em.
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 27, 2012 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just put on a podcast. either baseball today,... 2,085 Views / 92 Replies  
I just put on a podcast. either baseball today, macbreak/twit, 60 minutes, five hundy, this american life ... etc... and just have at it.

btw, havent used the iron cover yet, but first...
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 26, 2012 at 06:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WsmiGaWoTw ... 2,085 Views / 92 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WsmiGaWoTw

like a boss.


new job... gotta dress up. slacks + dress shirts etc. i've grudgingly learned to iron. it's not like ironing for that odd interview....
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
must be food. friends aren't bound ... ohhh... 2,085 Views / 92 Replies  
must be food. friends aren't bound ... ohhh wait.... kinki bondage!
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
6216/width/350/height/700[/IMG]6217/width/350/heig... 2,085 Views / 92 Replies  
6216/width/350/height/700[/IMG]6217/width/350/height/700[/IMG]

the cover for my new ironing board sucks. i used a "silicone" cover for my old board. think it had metal fibers in it too to better...
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 22, 2012 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it worth upgrading to SSD in Late 08 2.4Ghz MBP 1,278 Views / 34 Replies  
So, I have a 15inch MBP 2.4 (Late 08 / Unibody) with Nvidia GeForce 9400M with 256MB vram.
I'm wondering if it's worth pulling out the optical and sticking a ssd into this guy.


I'd like the SSD...
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 21, 2012 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thats a bummer =/ i once had a logic board... 517 Views / 12 Replies  
thats a bummer =/

i once had a logic board die out of warrantee on a mbp and the genius wrote it off as a nvidia graphics chip issue for a free board replacement!

before that, i had a 12 inch...
Posted by Lancer409, on Aug 11, 2012 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
(nope) 2,984 Views / 51 Replies  
(nope)
Posted by Lancer409, on Jan 27, 2010 at 11:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
she. has. massive. legs. like an ostrich or... 1,281 Views / 5 Replies  
she. has. massive. legs.

like an ostrich or an emu.
Posted by Lancer409, on Jan 25, 2010 at 05:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
p.s. I love time machine! my only... 1,980 Views / 3 Replies  
p.s.

I love time machine!



my only concern now.

Laptop = 500gb
my time machine hdd = 250gb.
Posted by Lancer409, on Jun 16, 2009 at 01:51 PM, in Applications
thank you soo much for the assist. i went to... 1,980 Views / 3 Replies  
thank you soo much for the assist.

i went to that directory on my newly installed leopard setup, and it doesnt exist. i did find it in time machine, but when i copied it over to the correct...
Posted by Lancer409, on Jun 16, 2009 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
Restore iCal from Time Machine on new HDD 1,980 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey Guys, I searched, but wasn't able to find a solution, so I hope you guys can help me out.

I backed up my mbp via Time Machine to an external drive.
I then installed a larger HDD in my mbp. ...
Posted by Lancer409, on Jun 15, 2009 at 04:16 AM, in Applications
seanc (I have the stock card that came with it)... 805 Views / 6 Replies  
seanc (I have the stock card that came with it) 8600M GT 128mb.

Spheric Harlot ... I am not sure if I repeatedly hit F2 .. I was in OS X @ the time, not windows. Is F2 a "projector" related...
Posted by Lancer409, on Dec 26, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ahh.. so if the screen doesnt come on, the sleep... 805 Views / 6 Replies  
ahh.. so if the screen doesnt come on, the sleep light turns on?

You're right, no apple care. Anyone know how i can fix this guy?

Btw, your response is appreciated.

(also, does this mean...
Posted by Lancer409, on Dec 26, 2008 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Pro (2.2Ghz) Fails to wake from sleep. Reboots into sleep. Help! 805 Views / 6 Replies  
Fellow NN'ers. I was hoping you guys could help with my Macbook troubles. I have a older gen MBPro, and on Christmas eve, I put it into sleep mode, and it wouldnt wake up. As it is, It seems like...
Posted by Lancer409, on Dec 26, 2008 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmm, i dropped by my local apple store, and had a... 2,256 Views / 44 Replies  
hmm, i dropped by my local apple store, and had a look. i was pretty impressed. the new graphical style of the nano looks ... very attractive to me. it's a little zunish, compared to the white screen...
Posted by Lancer409, on Sep 11, 2008 at 11:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thats awesome! and the you tube video really... 814 Views / 4 Replies  
thats awesome! and the you tube video really helps! now, just need to get my hands on one! i love how easy the vid made disabling edge. i was afraid i'd click on weather, and have it running in the...
Posted by Lancer409, on Apr 18, 2008 at 10:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Want to buy an iphone, have questions about feasibility 814 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi, I have a AT&T plan, with no data service, and would like to purchase an iphone. I have a few questions that i'd like to throw out to you guys before i jump.

1) how hard is it to unlock /...
Posted by Lancer409, on Apr 17, 2008 at 01:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
is there one that's freeware? (doesnt have... 910 Views / 3 Replies  
is there one that's freeware? (doesnt have tracking or support, just want to have the isight snap a picture, or even tell me the password they "Tried" to log in with.

In that, If i leave my laptop...
Posted by Lancer409, on Jan 2, 2008 at 10:47 PM, in Applications
Program that allows your isight to snap a pic when the wrong password is entered? 910 Views / 3 Replies  
I remember people excitedly saying that they set up their MBP's to take a picture out of it's built in isight cameras. Supposedly it snaps a pic of the user who logs in with the wrong password. This...
Posted by Lancer409, on Jan 2, 2008 at 06:39 AM, in Applications
thanks stogster. I reg'ed a while back, but... 1,841 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks stogster.

I reg'ed a while back, but a friend of mine who recently got a mbp is now all of a sudden interested in macworld. =)

that being said, it looks like my asking caused a huge...
Posted by Lancer409, on Jan 2, 2008 at 05:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
*resurrect, so i dont have to start a new thread*... 1,841 Views / 4 Replies  
*resurrect, so i dont have to start a new thread*

any vendors offering macworld codes?
Posted by Lancer409, on Jan 1, 2008 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Free Macworld Tickets? -2008 Edition 1,841 Views / 4 Replies  
Posted in reference to this thread from 2005. (http://forums.macnn.com/89/macnn-lounge/271387/whos-offering-online-free-macworld-passes/#post3565304) Lancer, you should know better...

bump. any...
Posted by Lancer409, on Dec 31, 2007 at 04:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Outlook on PC -> Mail.app on Mac 774 Views / 7 Replies  
Just got a MBP and I was wondering if I could transfer the emails from outlook to the mail app.

if not, is there a easy way i could Mass forward everything in outlook to my gmail address so i can...
Posted by Lancer409, on Dec 11, 2007 at 01:47 AM, in Applications
hmm it's supposed to have sp3 beta. all the other... 4,172 Views / 3 Replies  
hmm it's supposed to have sp3 beta. all the other drivers loaded fine, just the audio device. =/

the only options i have is xp without any service pack (i have sp 1, and sp 2 on seperate disks...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 29, 2007 at 02:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
No sound in XP. Sigmatel. Any fix? 4,172 Views / 3 Replies  
I've tried installing from bootcamp (drivers) several times, i've tried opening the sound drivers on the dvd, and i've even copied and pasted the installer onto the desktop and opened it there. no...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 29, 2007 at 06:37 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sticky: Just picked up a sleeve from Waterfield design.... 521,021 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Just picked up a sleeve from Waterfield design. Awesome quality (just like i remembered from the 12inch powerbook).

I remember grabbing a crumpler case, and a shinza case for my 12inch powerbook,...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 28, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
nope. went to the store today, and saw the glossy... 757 Views / 14 Replies  
nope. went to the store today, and saw the glossy displays on a 15, compared to the matte on a 17" (i'd compare 15 to 15, but there was a lady playing some flash game where you "make over" a cartoon...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 26, 2007 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i know you can do it if you are willing to have a... 1,545 Views / 3 Replies  
i know you can do it if you are willing to have a alternate alarm system installed.

remote start, remote window roll up/down, and aftermarket alarm. they'll even tell you if the alarms been...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 26, 2007 at 05:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
week 24 =D I guess that means I'm rocking a... 757 Views / 14 Replies  
week 24 =D

I guess that means I'm rocking a LED monitor =P.

The reason why I care is because my old compaq's backlite has aged horribly. On max, it's pretty dim, and compared to it's lowest...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 26, 2007 at 04:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sweet. it's a 2.2ghz. 128mb nvidia 8600m... 757 Views / 14 Replies  
sweet.
it's a 2.2ghz. 128mb nvidia 8600m vidcard, 2gb ram, 120gb hdd.

i just wasnt sure if all 2.2's are LED or not. surprising that the box doesnt list this at all, considering LED is good...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 25, 2007 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hows the Canon 40D stack up to the Nikon D300?... 1,094 Views / 21 Replies  
Hows the Canon 40D stack up to the Nikon D300? I'm looking in the direction of the D300. =) Sorry, dont mean to thread jack.
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 25, 2007 at 12:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
sealed box. seller was pretty cool. i checked it... 757 Views / 14 Replies  
sealed box. seller was pretty cool. i checked it out. the about mac screen shows that it matches the specs.

the sticker on the sleeve that holds the macbook is pretty frail, and when i opened the...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 24, 2007 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool. Thanks for your responses. I can only hope... 757 Views / 14 Replies  
Cool. Thanks for your responses. I can only hope he is that patient. I didnt know if checking the box sticker was enough. Should I verify box serial number with the one on the laptop? (where is the...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 24, 2007 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Need help verifying specs of a new MBP 757 Views / 14 Replies  
Hello wonderful MacNN members! It's been a while now in PC land *ugh* and I am not on the cusp of owning a Apple computer again!

Here's the catch. My friend's cousin's friend has a New in box...
Posted by Lancer409, on Nov 24, 2007 at 03:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I prefer survivor man. Man V Wild always goes so... 1,933 Views / 50 Replies  
I prefer survivor man. Man V Wild always goes so smoothly and well paced. Survivorman may be repetitive at times, but it seems more realistic. It's gotta be a pain to keep setting up the camera's,...
Posted by Lancer409, on Oct 1, 2007 at 02:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
could it have been bad color calibration? Or that... 586 Views / 6 Replies  
could it have been bad color calibration? Or that COMPUSA used a cleaner on the screen (to get all those fingerprints off) that marred the matte surface?
Posted by Lancer409, on Sep 25, 2007 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh god. It was 167? =D *whimpers* Still, I miss... 9,006 Views / 36 Replies  
oh god. It was 167? =D *whimpers* Still, I miss it. (The Powerbook, not the bus speed)

What i meant was, QuickPath is being measured by GB/s, where as Front side bus was measured using mhz. How do...
Posted by Lancer409, on Sep 25, 2007 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i've proctored cset/cbest exams on weekends. 3,606 Views / 71 Replies  
i've proctored cset/cbest exams on weekends.
Posted by Lancer409, on Sep 24, 2007 at 05:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
i wonder if microsoft is paying this guy to put... 3,714 Views / 42 Replies  
i wonder if microsoft is paying this guy to put tattoo's on. You know, Golden Palace style.
Posted by Lancer409, on Sep 24, 2007 at 04:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I cant wait for the next iteration of the MB and... 9,006 Views / 36 Replies  
I cant wait for the next iteration of the MB and MBP. I hear there may be an option for black ano alum. I've been drowning in my own tears since i parted with my 12inch powerbook. If this is the...
Posted by Lancer409, on Sep 24, 2007 at 04:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
[QUOTE=mduell;3487720] 2008 Tock: 45nm... 859 Views / 8 Replies  
[QUOTE=mduell;3487720]

2008 Tock: 45nm Nehalem (specifically Gilo)
New microarchitecture, up to 8 cores, up to 4 integrated DDR3 controllers, a few new SSE instructions, optional integrated...
Posted by Lancer409, on Sep 24, 2007 at 04:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ahh. the replays serve as a sporadic "hit" for us... 4,824 Views / 110 Replies  
ahh. the replays serve as a sporadic "hit" for us listeners going into withdrawl
Posted by Lancer409, on Jul 10, 2007 at 09:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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