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How did it work for you? 10,723 Views / 22 Replies  
How did it work for you?
Posted by stevebez, on Nov 13, 2008 at 03:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just wanted to let everybody know I updated the... 10,723 Views / 22 Replies  
I just wanted to let everybody know I updated the site with a link to an example photograph.
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 27, 2008 at 04:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
When did you last try it? In the last few days... 10,723 Views / 22 Replies  
When did you last try it? In the last few days i've switched to a new server that allows an icon file without the glare effect, and it also simplified the process. Are you using this site?...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 22, 2008 at 02:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Eureka! Truly blank icons! The only real... 10,723 Views / 22 Replies  
Eureka! Truly blank icons!

The only real downside is to make it work I had to switch servers, and under the new one I can't get the "&nbsp" in the title to transmit properly. I therefore did the...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 21, 2008 at 04:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmmm... I thought there would be more interest in... 10,723 Views / 22 Replies  
Hmmm... I thought there would be more interest in this. Is anybody using it?
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 20, 2008 at 07:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
To create spacers between icons of different... 10,723 Views / 22 Replies  
To create spacers between icons of different "function group". For example: on one screen on my iPhone I have apps that would fit into the two catagories of entertainment (YouTube, showtimes) and...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 20, 2008 at 05:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
how to make "blank" home screen icons 10,723 Views / 22 Replies  
I just whipped up a little web page that makes it easy to add "blank" icons to your home screen. I hope you all like it!

Edit for New link:http://blankspace.zendfree.com/
The icons are truly...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 20, 2008 at 04:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: I think of things like ports and hardware... 1,437 Views / 33 Replies  
I think of things like ports and hardware configuration to be part of the design.
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 15, 2008 at 01:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Many of us who have been Mac users for any length... 1,437 Views / 33 Replies  
Many of us who have been Mac users for any length of time have an investment in FireWire gear, back when the Mac had USB 1.1. Furthermore even FireWire 400 is considerably faster than USB 2. Have an...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 14, 2008 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: do I like the design? Yes. Will I buy one? No.... 1,437 Views / 33 Replies  
do I like the design? Yes.
Will I buy one? No.
The reason: no FireWire.
Seriously, no FireWire? WTF! Tell me Apple, how am I supposed to use migration assistant with no FireWire? How about...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 14, 2008 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm 100% with you on this one. Of course Apple... 883 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm 100% with you on this one. Of course Apple would say "Rhapsody does run on the 8600", which is true, but it is a huge cop out. Personally I think that the G3 requirement was put in place purely...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 11, 2008 at 02:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm not 100% sure on the testicular cancer thing,... 443 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not 100% sure on the testicular cancer thing, but I went ahead and threw it in for good measure. Imagine if it comes true! Not all that much crazier than some of the iPhone lawsuits that are in...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 10, 2008 at 06:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook future timline 443 Views / 4 Replies  
Next week:
The new MacBook (consumer) is announced. The price for the low spec version is set at $899. Financial experts, convinced it should have been $439, balk at the price. They swear that...
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 9, 2008 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It sounds like either: A. Bad ram B. Dying... 338 Views / 6 Replies  
It sounds like either:

A. Bad ram
B. Dying hard disk
Posted by stevebez, on Oct 8, 2008 at 05:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
But that will only take care of one machine, and... 499 Views / 7 Replies  
But that will only take care of one machine, and I have two machines to think about.
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 29, 2008 at 05:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh yeah... the family pack... I forgot all about... 499 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh yeah... the family pack... I forgot all about that!

Are you sure that the PCI video card will not be an issue?
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 29, 2008 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
1.1.3 - Safari was almost bulletproof 1.1.4 - a... 3,294 Views / 24 Replies  
1.1.3 - Safari was almost bulletproof
1.1.4 - a little crashy
2.0.1 - crashes ~ twice as often as 1.1.3
2.1.0 - crashes with alarming regularity, ~ ten times as much as 1.1.3

come to thnk of...
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 28, 2008 at 04:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Many unsupported Leopard questions! 499 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a 800mhz TiBook w/768 mb of ram. My wife has a dual 500 gig.e. w/1.25 gigs of ram and a Radeon 7000 PCI 32mb. Both machines are running 10.4.11. I have been considering picking up a copy of...
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 28, 2008 at 02:49 AM, in Mac OS X
you might consider putting the battery in just... 2,465 Views / 5 Replies  
you might consider putting the battery in just for the UPS benefit.
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 28, 2008 at 01:57 AM, in Hardware Hacking
My recently acquired TiBook started behaving... 1,564 Views / 42 Replies  
My recently acquired TiBook started behaving strangely shortly after I got it home. I ran the hardware test cd and everything came up fine. an hour later and the os wouldn't even finish booting. I...
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 27, 2008 at 04:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Erik - The article you linked to discusses... 8,624 Views / 132 Replies  
Erik - The article you linked to discusses sitting too close to the screen, not starring at too small of one.

Analy - You are right on the capitalization thing. Every language I know of...
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 20, 2008 at 04:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Woah there, grandma. You must be her, since only... 8,624 Views / 132 Replies  
Woah there, grandma. You must be her, since only she calls me Stevey. Also notice the capital S.

You can call it bad science if you want to, but there is a reason they call it straining.
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 19, 2008 at 03:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
According to you the Bold has a physically... 8,624 Views / 132 Replies  
According to you the Bold has a physically smaller screen with the same resolution. Assuming the same usage this will cause more eye strain and lead to eye damage sooner. Can you please explain to me...
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 18, 2008 at 04:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
When your iPhone is visible in iTunes switch to... 2,309 Views / 8 Replies  
When your iPhone is visible in iTunes switch to the "apps" tab. There is a check box for "sync selected apps only". it should be pretty self explainatory from there.
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 18, 2008 at 02:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You, should, also, consider, a, few, less,... 409 Views / 4 Replies  
You, should, also, consider, a, few, less, commas, in, your, writing. It makes things hard to read. A clean short sentence always conveys your thought better. Adding "and," does not eliminate the...
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 17, 2008 at 06:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Umm... you can edit text in Mail. Just save the... 8,624 Views / 132 Replies  
Umm... you can edit text in Mail. Just save the formatting for later.
Posted by stevebez, on Sep 8, 2008 at 05:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There is the "best deals" section on... 1,229 Views / 24 Replies  
There is the "best deals" section on lowendmac.com. Of course I have no idea what a good price for a g4 ibook is, but it is probably worth a look.
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 22, 2008 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MobileFinder. Should have landscape support and... 1,183 Views / 7 Replies  
MobileFinder. Should have landscape support and easier sync soon.
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 21, 2008 at 06:23 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Back on topic, according to my somewhat fuzzy... 1,229 Views / 24 Replies  
Back on topic, according to my somewhat fuzzy memory, the keyboards on the 1.2 ghz iBooks are total crap. I remember checking them out in the stores when they were new and being shocked how bad they...
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 21, 2008 at 06:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ahh... I get the motivation now, but I think what... 1,229 Views / 24 Replies  
Ahh... I get the motivation now, but I think what you will find is the two laptop setup is more of a hassle than dealing with the issues of just useing one.
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 20, 2008 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why would you want to carry a second laptop... 1,229 Views / 24 Replies  
Why would you want to carry a second laptop around with all its accessories? I thought you were talking about running solo with an older 'Book. Just get an extra/larger battery.
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 20, 2008 at 03:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Why do you need an iBook/PowerBook if you already... 1,229 Views / 24 Replies  
Why do you need an iBook/PowerBook if you already have a MBP? Why would you want to carry a second laptop around with all its accessories? Just get an extra/larger battery.
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 20, 2008 at 03:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm running 10.4. The tiBook has taken the place... 768 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm running 10.4. The tiBook has taken the place of my aging Pismo, serving as my general purpose computer. To me that means quite a few different things depending on the day of the week, the phase...
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 18, 2008 at 07:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are willing to consider something a bit... 1,229 Views / 24 Replies  
If you are willing to consider something a bit older a Pismo will swallow two batteries. If you go with the "high capacity" models that should EASILY get you more than 8 hours, possibly close to 10....
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 18, 2008 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm.. I think I was unclear. I was looking for a... 768 Views / 6 Replies  
Hmm.. I think I was unclear. I was looking for a snug fitting slim case, preferably one I could leave on while the PB is in use. Perhaps "skin" is a better word. Something like this,...
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 13, 2008 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What are the specs of your iBook? Processor... 499 Views / 5 Replies  
What are the specs of your iBook? Processor speed, ram, etc.
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 13, 2008 at 02:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd go with the low end MacBook and spend the... 2,916 Views / 34 Replies  
I'd go with the low end MacBook and spend the difference on all the little extras, such as:

Better printer - possibly color laser
Maximum ram
External display
External hard drive (firewire)...
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 12, 2008 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New, and I mean NEW, tibook 768 Views / 6 Replies  
I recently acquired an almost new 800mhz tibook, and I just love it. The ad said "only used once!" and I don't doubt it at all. There is absolutely no debris under the keys. The only thing that is...
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 11, 2008 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2.0 crashed alot but always worked after a... 1,436 Views / 43 Replies  
2.0 crashed alot but always worked after a reboot. 2.0.1 is quicker and I was a fan until this morning when I could no longer run any app other than the phone & Safari. It took me three tries to...
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 11, 2008 at 11:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
monkeybrain, You should contact the people... 2,829 Views / 8 Replies  
monkeybrain,

You should contact the people that make the non-glare screen protectors for the iPhone and see if they offer one for the MacBook. I have had one on my iPhone since I bought it in...
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 7, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
more ideas 2,952 Views / 26 Replies  
A few more to consider:
I'm middle class, $9.99, has a picture of a plasma tv
I'm poor, $0.99, includes photo of boiling ramen noodles
I'm broke, free, has a picture of the repo man
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 7, 2008 at 03:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
welovemacs has a "refurb" harmony for $80. That... 1,644 Views / 21 Replies  
welovemacs has a "refurb" harmony for $80. That is the way I'd go. Any more $$$ and I'd start saving for an eMac.
Posted by stevebez, on Aug 1, 2008 at 04:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
The "missing" iPhone app I want is... 5,491 Views / 52 Replies  
...Landscape notes with email functionality.

What "missing" app do you want?
Posted by stevebez, on Jul 31, 2008 at 04:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
just signed up! it was to good to leave it. ... 2,397 Views / 34 Replies  
just signed up! it was to good to leave it.

ydoustare {at} me . com
Posted by stevebez, on Jul 31, 2008 at 04:23 AM, in Applications
Gig-E has just two extra pins, and if you can... 3,738 Views / 14 Replies  
Gig-E has just two extra pins, and if you can live without adc and bus powered firewire you can rig it to run off a standard atx supply. I'm actually running my Gig-E off a modded sawtooth supply.
Posted by stevebez, on Jul 2, 2008 at 05:43 AM, in Hardware Hacking
The Rage 128 in my Blue & White supported... 1,052 Views / 5 Replies  
The Rage 128 in my Blue & White supported 2048x~1600 on an old Dell 21" crt I had. Of course you can buy the whole B&W for about the same price as the card.
Posted by stevebez, on Jul 2, 2008 at 05:34 AM, in Hardware Hacking
There is a 1.1 ghz G3 processor you can get but... 1,149 Views / 3 Replies  
There is a 1.1 ghz G3 processor you can get but it is probably not worth spending the $ on. What speed processor does it have now? I have a B&W at work with the stock 450 mhz processor and 512 mb of...
Posted by stevebez, on Jul 2, 2008 at 05:26 AM, in Hardware Hacking
IIRC, some states have laws that require... 1,072 Views / 16 Replies  
IIRC, some states have laws that require retailers to accept cash.
Posted by stevebez, on Jan 7, 2008 at 02:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
One benefit is that it should extend your battery... 805 Views / 11 Replies  
One benefit is that it should extend your battery runtime, although how much is open to speculation. I'm a bit curious how this thing would play with the S.M.S.
Posted by stevebez, on Dec 9, 2007 at 04:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
NOOOOOO!!!! Why would you leave us now, when... 105,918 Views / 421 Replies  
NOOOOOO!!!!

Why would you leave us now, when we are so close?
You are the backbone of this project!
Posted by stevebez, on Dec 7, 2007 at 01:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
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