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I am not not buying it because it's trendy. I am... 1,971 Views / 49 Replies  
I am not not buying it because it's trendy. I am not buying it because it does not have a physical keyboard.
Posted by blackstar, on Jul 11, 2010 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use a blackberry on Verizon. All I want my... 1,971 Views / 49 Replies  
I use a blackberry on Verizon. All I want my phone to do is do phone calls and check emails. The last thing I want is a trendy phone with a touch screen. I guess there is still a market for...
Posted by blackstar, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Half of my outlets are 2-pin, and half of my... 1,761 Views / 11 Replies  
Half of my outlets are 2-pin, and half of my outlets are 3-pin. The outlet by the air conditioner is 2-pin. So, would it be dangerous to plug the air conditioner in the 2-pin outlet using a 2-pin to...
Posted by blackstar, on Jul 1, 2010 at 06:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
2-pin and 3-pin plugs 1,761 Views / 11 Replies  
Alright not sure what my point is here, but I am a little frustrated due to trouble connecting different 2-pin and 3-pin plugs in my apartment right now.

Why is it that the UK is using one...
Posted by blackstar, on Jul 1, 2010 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the Fidelity / FIA Amex card as well.... 2,015 Views / 53 Replies  
I have the Fidelity / FIA Amex card as well. Would be interested in what kind of stuff they mess up. I haven't noticed anything, but I also probably don't pay attention that closely...
Posted by blackstar, on Jun 19, 2010 at 02:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Snow Leopard problem with Spaces 614 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I just switched to Snow Leopard yesterday and have a weird problem with Spaces.

I have 9 Spaces in place. If I click ctrl + 1 or 2 or 3, it switches in that particular space. If I click...
Posted by blackstar, on Nov 10, 2009 at 01:51 PM, in Mac OS X
I totally forgot about Crossover. I am currently... 1,119 Views / 21 Replies  
I totally forgot about Crossover. I am currently not able to use any of those virtual thingies because I am still on G4 and it is so slow already. But I should finally upgrade to one of those 13''...
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:21 AM, in Applications
Sorry. This might belong in the Lounge 1,119 Views / 21 Replies  
Sorry. This might belong in the Lounge
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 4, 2009 at 11:57 PM, in Applications
How slick is Microsoft? 1,119 Views / 21 Replies  
I just came here to vent. I am very sorry about it.
I was one of those first switchers. I was amazed when I first saw Mac Os X pictures and decided to switch. Got a Powerbook G4 12" with Jaguar and...
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 4, 2009 at 11:47 PM, in Applications
@Spheric Harlot Yes, I have Adobe Reader... 778 Views / 6 Replies  
@Spheric Harlot
Yes, I have Adobe Reader installed. I will try to get rid of it.

@Big Mac
I upgrade from 10.5.7 to 10.5.8
I understand that picking out random console messages won't solve the...
Posted by blackstar, on Sep 16, 2009 at 11:25 AM, in Mac OS X
9/15/09 3:40:15 PM Skype[523]... 778 Views / 6 Replies  
9/15/09 3:40:15 PM Skype[523] SkypeSound::setAudioDeviceUID: cannot find audio device with UID (null), trying to use default system output device instead

During the time of the crash, I have a...
Posted by blackstar, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:32 AM, in Mac OS X
The only thing that I have done so far is to... 778 Views / 6 Replies  
The only thing that I have done so far is to repair permissions. I didn't help at all.
Posted by blackstar, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Leopard - Kernel Panic 778 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi everybody,

I am the proud owner of a 6 year old Powerbook G4 12" 867mHz (Yes I grow attached to my computer). I updated Leopard to 10.5.8 over the weekend and today I got the error screen that...
Posted by blackstar, on Sep 15, 2009 at 08:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Seconded. If his asking price is ridiculous than... 1,012 Views / 23 Replies  
Seconded. If his asking price is ridiculous than nobody else will buy it either. Just make sure he gets your offer and wait it out.
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
TextEdit? Thats what I'm interested... 6,610 Views / 309 Replies  
TextEdit?



Thats what I'm interested in. A Macbook Air with a smaller screen that runs a full Intel processor and no atom. The Macbook Air doesn't really make sense to me because it is not that...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i like craigslist, but it sucks when you have a... 883 Views / 20 Replies  
i like craigslist, but it sucks when you have a time constraint. I had to get to rid off stuff before moving this summer, and it got a whole mess.
Posted by blackstar, on Dec 30, 2008 at 03:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Safari acting weird after re-install 374 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

So after running the Quicktime, iTunes, and Safari updates on Friday, my Powerbook wouldn't restart anymore. I got the prominent blue screen of death that people got when they first upgraded...
Posted by blackstar, on Nov 24, 2008 at 09:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Izres, That was a great tip. It works... 310 Views / 3 Replies  
Izres,

That was a great tip. It works already. Thank you so much.
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 31, 2008 at 10:37 AM, in Applications
Automating the opening of a file 310 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

I am on a rather slow connection, and I am trying to download a large disk image (Debian) with Tomato Torrent. I don't want the download to run during the day, so I just close Tomato Torrent...
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 30, 2008 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
I think there was a guy on this forum, or i might... 704 Views / 22 Replies  
I think there was a guy on this forum, or i might have read it somewhere else on the internet. Now this thing sounds very high tech, but it was actually a very simple implementation. He put a little...
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 27, 2008 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dude, apply again. 848 Views / 17 Replies  
Dude, apply again.
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 21, 2008 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MS Word and Spaces 481 Views / 5 Replies  
I really like Spaces. On my little 12" Powerbook it really helps to avoid clutter on the desktop with multiple windows. I use 9 spaces in total, and assigned one app to one space so I can cycle in...
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 19, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in Applications
2. Updated FSB should provide a speed increase... 953 Views / 23 Replies  
2. Updated FSB should provide a speed increase even though technically they less overall Mhz.
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 15, 2008 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would never buy this. I do like the Mighty... 518 Views / 4 Replies  
I would never buy this.
I do like the Mighty Mouse. However, I changed it to a one button mouse. I am just used to clicking wherever and don't want to be restricted to a right and left side.
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 14, 2008 at 06:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I hope that these will come out as a 20" also. I... 1,845 Views / 36 Replies  
I hope that these will come out as a 20" also. I would love to combine it with a new Macbook.
I never liked how I had to get my Power Adaptor when I left with my Macbook. With these you can just...
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 14, 2008 at 06:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I will buy a new Macbook second generation during... 19,215 Views / 514 Replies  
I will buy a new Macbook second generation during the summer. Unfortunately I still have a Firewire iPod. Maybe its dead by then.
New Macbooks are finally are worthy successor to my old and trusted...
Posted by blackstar, on Oct 14, 2008 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I started with Fedora, but eventually switched to... 878 Views / 18 Replies  
I started with Fedora, but eventually switched to Ubuntu. Ubuntu has great documentation and that was the reason for the switch. I had trouble getting my remote to work with Fedora. In Ubuntu it was...
Posted by blackstar, on Aug 29, 2008 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use MythTV, but even do I started using it like... 878 Views / 18 Replies  
I use MythTV, but even do I started using it like you are using it now, eventually I used it the same way as an AppleTV. I do not ever record stuff, but just play from my libraries. The initial setup...
Posted by blackstar, on Aug 28, 2008 at 06:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MS Word right and left align 366 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I am trying to resurect this thread. http://forums.macnn.com/82/applications/240740/specific-microsoft-word-how-to-question/

I used this to format my resume. I had to create a new tab for...
Posted by blackstar, on Aug 16, 2008 at 03:54 PM, in Applications
I noticed that it got more search results later... 938 Views / 44 Replies  
I noticed that it got more search results later in the day. i.e. in the morning i cuiled my name and it didn't get any results. Later in the day it got most of the usual pages that should pop.

On...
Posted by blackstar, on Jul 29, 2008 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
7/10. I mostly oriented myelf knowing what the... 900 Views / 43 Replies  
7/10. I mostly oriented myelf knowing what the colours for word, excel, outlook, and powerpoint were
Posted by blackstar, on Jul 11, 2008 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
GMX.com might be in beta but it has been around... 886 Views / 43 Replies  
GMX.com might be in beta but it has been around for decades.
My vote goes for G-Mail though.
Posted by blackstar, on Jun 15, 2008 at 07:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If your in debt it is much smarter to pay off... 771 Views / 23 Replies  
If your in debt it is much smarter to pay off that debt first before worrying about retirement. After paying off that debt you can use those $300 that your using as payments for your cc debt and pay...
Posted by blackstar, on Jun 14, 2008 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh my bad, i didn't explain myself well enough. I... 732 Views / 21 Replies  
Oh my bad, i didn't explain myself well enough. I didn't pay yet. I am just asking since I want that laptop because I think I got it at an exceptional price.
Posted by blackstar, on Apr 4, 2008 at 12:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
ebay advice 732 Views / 21 Replies  
Hi,

I was able to auction an IBM Thinkpad (for my sister) rather cheap on ebay. I looked through the sellers feedback and he is renowned for not sending items out when the price is relatively low....
Posted by blackstar, on Apr 3, 2008 at 08:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You visit Pirate Bay? *shocking* To the... 878 Views / 18 Replies  
You visit Pirate Bay? *shocking*

To the original post. Aren't ads always abridged stories that don't tell everything and that tend to be shocking?
Posted by blackstar, on Apr 2, 2008 at 12:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am trying to see what actual solaris' users... 1,035 Views / 12 Replies  
I am trying to see what actual solaris' users opinion is on this issue.
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 09:44 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How would you compare it to Linux? or Mac OS X? ... 1,035 Views / 12 Replies  
How would you compare it to Linux? or Mac OS X?

I heard that Solaris has better compatibility with wifi and stuff that Linux struggles with. That's why I would try Solaris. I have tried Linux...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 08:38 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
oh ok. I have used cmd+shift-left&right arrow... 419 Views / 8 Replies  
oh ok.
I have used cmd+shift-left&right arrow to switch between tabs.
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 07:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: I have been thinking about the same thing.... 1,549 Views / 23 Replies  
I have been thinking about the same thing. Macbook vs Macbook Pro. I think that it is a much better value to buy a Macbook with a 24" screen than get a Macbook Pro. In case if you don't need the...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know that it was originally intended for... 1,035 Views / 12 Replies  
I know that it was originally intended for enterprise usage. However, with the arrival of open Solaris more people are starting to use it as regular desktop / consumer OS. It used to be ugly, but...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 07:20 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have added the open in new tab to my 3rd mouse... 419 Views / 8 Replies  
I have added the open in new tab to my 3rd mouse button.

what is

for?
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 07:12 PM, in Mac OS X
hey thanks for the answer. I am not sure if Id... 460 Views / 3 Replies  
hey thanks for the answer. I am not sure if Id like the softer typing. Good point though that I can try it at the Apple Store.
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like the site and everything, especially the... 860 Views / 15 Replies  
I like the site and everything, especially the navigation. However, the text is just too hard too read. It is too small and it doesn't look crisp like the rest of the page.
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 05:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I agree with everyone on here; you should try to... 818 Views / 39 Replies  
I agree with everyone on here; you should try to spend some time with him to see what he is thinking. I don't really believe in professional help and such. I think it is more important that his...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iSkin Keyboard cover and typing 460 Views / 3 Replies  
I am looking to buy a Macbook soon. I have always like the black one much better than the white one, but I am not willing to buy extra just for the black color. In various screenshot threads I have...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Solaris 10 1,035 Views / 12 Replies  
I have been experimenting with Debian Linux before, but I have never liked it enough to totally switch to it. So far whenever I tried a new operating system eventually I always switched back to good...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 05:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well the question is, does he include the retail... 901 Views / 10 Replies  
Well the question is, does he include the retail versions (=CD's) of the applications, or are they just installed on the hard disk. If they are only installed, that means they are not legal for you...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
More Keyboard-centric usage of OS X 419 Views / 8 Replies  
I have always wanted to be able to use the keyboard more on OS X to switch between applications and for other uses. The introduction of spaces in Leopard has helped a lot with it. Now I can switch...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 05:19 PM, in Mac OS X
My bracket got off to a good start. I predicted... 549 Views / 17 Replies  
My bracket got off to a good start. I predicted that Coppin State would win the play in game, but as most of you probably know, they lost. Well I know it doesn't mean anything because either way they...
Posted by blackstar, on Mar 20, 2008 at 12:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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