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I know that I was sending email via complex modem... 189 Views / 1 Replies  
I know that I was sending email via complex modem and cell phone rig on a Newton in 1997 ....
Posted by ibugv4, on Nov 12, 2013 at 02:39 PM, in Tech News
I'm kind of amazed, yet not really, at the... 1,097 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm kind of amazed, yet not really, at the closed-minded comments. Steve Jobs was exceptionally progressive, Apple being one of the first companies to same-sex partner health insurance. But the...
Posted by ibugv4, on Jun 28, 2013 at 08:39 AM, in Tech News
I'm in the 41%. I wrote a 10-page paper on the... 379 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm in the 41%. I wrote a 10-page paper on the touch keyboard in portrait. I like the iPad because of its default portrait orientation. I fear this data will put me in the Blackberry QWERTY realm:...
Posted by ibugv4, on Jun 27, 2013 at 02:23 PM, in Tech News
I did this two years ago -- I got a Motorola... 575 Views / 11 Replies  
I did this two years ago -- I got a Motorola Charm and opted to "finance" the phone separate from the service (at the time I'd brought a phone in to start the service, thus getting the value plan).
...
Posted by ibugv4, on Dec 7, 2012 at 06:47 AM, in Tech News
Then count me on his bandwagon. I've been screwed... 40,061 Views / 90 Replies  
Then count me on his bandwagon. I've been screwed like this many times (presently fighting my insurance company over repairing damages due to a water leak; they claim I don't own my own floors.......
Posted by ibugv4, on Mar 12, 2008 at 02:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't buy into the "it holds it value" crap,... 2,043 Views / 43 Replies  
Don't buy into the "it holds it value" crap, nothing with a power cord holds its value after 24 months. Even then, I'm seeing two to three month old MacBooks on Craigslist for $900 or less (the $1100...
Posted by ibugv4, on Apr 20, 2007 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple retail sucks. 10,668 Views / 48 Replies  
Apple retail sucks.
Posted by ibugv4, on Apr 20, 2007 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It makes me sick to my tummy to hear ANYONE say a... 3,839 Views / 25 Replies  
It makes me sick to my tummy to hear ANYONE say a G3 is useless. Office, even 2004, works perfectly fine. I wouldn't throw 10.4 on w/out at least 640MB RAM, and even than 10.3 would probably be...
Posted by ibugv4, on Apr 2, 2007 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
The innovations cited are all luxury at best,... 3,917 Views / 65 Replies  
The innovations cited are all luxury at best, what good does a backlit keyboard do to someone who can actually type by feel? The stop motion sensor, I give due respect to. The MagSafe can bite me --...
Posted by ibugv4, on Feb 28, 2007 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: iMac G4. The G3 was quite a shocker, but I never... 4,411 Views / 50 Replies  
iMac G4. The G3 was quite a shocker, but I never really liked the CRT aspect. the G5/Intel design is what everyone expected in 2002 and we got that art-deco-ish modern-lamp looking iMac ... it was...
Posted by ibugv4, on Dec 17, 2006 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
You guys make me feel more normal for having a... 4,930 Views / 84 Replies  
You guys make me feel more normal for having a Pismo still (and a B&W G3). I had a blueberry clamshell for a while, but it had a dead backlight (and inverter board swap didn't fix it). I remember...
Posted by ibugv4, on Nov 20, 2006 at 01:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can understand wanting what you pay for, I... 10,041 Views / 136 Replies  
I can understand wanting what you pay for, I really can. However:

$1300 is not a lot for a computer, it never has been. I spent $1300 for a base model Pentium in 1995, a Macintosh would have been...
Posted by ibugv4, on Jul 20, 2006 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
LOL.. yes, you've got it. FW1600.. the future! :) 9,207 Views / 80 Replies  
LOL.. yes, you've got it. FW1600.. the future! :)
Posted by ibugv4, on Dec 17, 2005 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
it's gonna go away... 9,207 Views / 80 Replies  
Apple's mistake was making 800 not backwards compatible with 400, this was USB2's saving grace. Everyone overlooks that. Apple will push 800 and sell $30 400 to 800 adapters for "legacy" devices,...
Posted by ibugv4, on Dec 17, 2005 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
hmm.. I recall someone bying like 26 of them at... 5,268 Views / 47 Replies  
hmm.. I recall someone bying like 26 of them at one time as "gifts" like within the first week of it's announcement. I really, really liked mine too. I don't think it's designed to say I'm frugal, I...
Posted by ibugv4, on Nov 13, 2005 at 10:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow. You are old school, I suppose OS 9 also... 5,268 Views / 47 Replies  
Wow. You are old school, I suppose OS 9 also serves you better?

I have a 3G ipod, one that I hand-made out of two dead units. I liked the original iPod, but the new ones are just as durable....
Posted by ibugv4, on Nov 13, 2005 at 10:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
generalizing and stereotyping: emo kids (and punk... 31,862 Views / 58 Replies  
generalizing and stereotyping: emo kids (and punk rock kids) tend to have parents who throw money at them so they leave them alone when they are home. it's a mix of american's "I don't care" parents...
Posted by ibugv4, on Sep 8, 2005 at 01:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
this makes me a bit sick. lets talk about... 32,264 Views / 335 Replies  
this makes me a bit sick. lets talk about obsessions and not needing -- this product is great, but like shuffle so many will be bought and never used because it's 'cool.' It's like having a spare SUV...
Posted by ibugv4, on Sep 8, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
a phone like this has a market: it's called... 31,862 Views / 58 Replies  
a phone like this has a market: it's called spoiled emo kids with parents who pay to shut them up.

It's bragging rights. I've got a coworker on vacation, I bet he'll come back with one in hand and...
Posted by ibugv4, on Sep 8, 2005 at 10:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I like black. I don't think Apple will go back to... 11,009 Views / 73 Replies  
I like black. I don't think Apple will go back to it, however. a Platnum grey is the future, I think. Something gun metal black-ish, but not actually black. I think the color changing exterior, as...
Posted by ibugv4, on Sep 6, 2005 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
why the hell not? 6,482 Views / 82 Replies  
hi, i'm kc and i switched.

In the late 90s, around 98 as the iMac had just come out.. I has been tinkering with the older Pre-PowerPC Macs to keep up on the Mac SEs at school in the publication...
Posted by ibugv4, on Aug 27, 2005 at 06:21 PM, in macOS
I don't know, Big Mac. Like my example before,... 6,244 Views / 45 Replies  
I don't know, Big Mac. Like my example before, TiVo had no source funds and they left it up to the hacker community to see what they needed to do to make it appeal to more people, make it simple, and...
Posted by ibugv4, on Aug 16, 2005 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
Big Mac has it all wrong and metfoo has it right.... 6,244 Views / 45 Replies  
Big Mac has it all wrong and metfoo has it right. Apple is not blind, please people get over yourselves here.

Lets look at another near-dead company that pioneered a new sectory of technology:...
Posted by ibugv4, on Aug 16, 2005 at 09:48 AM, in macOS
hudson1 - again, 90% of the people that the unit... 22,291 Views / 391 Replies  
hudson1 - again, 90% of the people that the unit is intended for... aren't going to care or notice about that video card. it's like not knowing my car had a 4-speed automatic vs a 5-speed automatic...
Posted by ibugv4, on Aug 2, 2005 at 08:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
wait, wait, wait wait wait.... Please define... 22,291 Views / 391 Replies  
wait, wait, wait wait wait....

Please define to me who is to use what type of Mac. Because, as I recall, the Mac mini was the "bait" for the iPod crowd. Why? They'll throw $500 into an MP3 player...
Posted by ibugv4, on Aug 2, 2005 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
I like the old cat 12,557 Views / 109 Replies  
I just reinstalled Jaguar on my iMac. It seems to like Jaguar more, and I do not miss the features of Panther ... but my home needs have not changed since 2002: organize/upload photos, chat online. :)
Posted by ibugv4, on May 21, 2005 at 09:42 PM, in macOS
3g, mini, shuffle 6,823 Views / 69 Replies  
I scoffed at iPod when it came out, because I barely had 1.1GB of music. By the time the 3G came out, I had about 3-4GB, and decided I wanted one with my new eMac. A year later, Mini came out and I...
Posted by ibugv4, on Mar 21, 2005 at 03:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FS: Palm Zire 31 $60 shipped 303 Views / 0 Replies  
Zire 31 with charger, USB cable, leather "wallet" style case, color screen 16MB internal RAM, SD card slot, 2 styli, CD and box.. incl original cover. $60 shipped... AIM: Vdubbed83, kcfoxie@mac.com....
Posted by ibugv4, on Dec 14, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in Marketplace
FS iSight camera 517 Views / 4 Replies  
Asking $50 - works great, has firewire cable and the iBook/Powerbook stand and the stand for your emac or desk. kcfoxie@mac.com
Posted by ibugv4, on Oct 13, 2004 at 06:59 PM, in Marketplace
ugh 8,205 Views / 111 Replies  
I've not even read all the comments and I've got to state this:

Fewer choices = happier consumer.

You don't want an expandable system? Fine Up $800 for an eMac 1Ghz. It's fast, it works. BE...
Posted by ibugv4, on Nov 26, 2003 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Photos 468 Views / 4 Replies  
http://www.ktfi.org/~kcfox/ibook/

email address change: KCFOX@KTFi.ORG

Thanks!
Posted by ibugv4, on Jun 19, 2003 at 06:16 PM, in Marketplace
still for sale. anyone at all interested? 468 Views / 4 Replies  
still for sale. anyone at all interested?
Posted by ibugv4, on Jun 16, 2003 at 03:40 AM, in Marketplace
Nope 870 Views / 24 Replies  
I think his asking price is well within range. I think you people want the best cutsom stuff at less than the stock look. That's wrong.
Posted by ibugv4, on Jun 12, 2003 at 03:37 PM, in Marketplace
FS: iBook (2001, 12") 500/CD/10G/320MB/more 468 Views / 4 Replies  
I need to sell my iBook soon, as it's time to pickup a new system for school use.

The iBook is a 2001 12" model, AirPort card included, 10GB HD, CD-ROM, Mac OS X 10.2 pre installed, 500Mhz G3, and...
Posted by ibugv4, on Jun 12, 2003 at 03:18 PM, in Marketplace
 
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