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I thought the "mind blowing" comment was very... 2,060 Views / 78 Replies  
I thought the "mind blowing" comment was very un-Steve like. Steve wouldn't have ever given anything away or hinted at anything.
Posted by macintologist, on Mar 9, 2012 at 01:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I was wrong. 1,792 Views / 36 Replies  
I guess I was wrong.
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 14, 2011 at 02:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
someone go to What The Font and tell us what the... 1,697 Views / 35 Replies  
someone go to What The Font and tell us what the font difference is
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 12, 2011 at 12:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
He is in love with himself isn't he? 3,195 Views / 17 Replies  
He is in love with himself isn't he?
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 12, 2011 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Daringfireball's new dark background 3,195 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm not a big fan. So I created a .css style for the Stylish Chrome/Firefox plugin.

Daringfireball old grey background - Themes and Skins for Daringfireball - userstyles.org...
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Remembering Steve Jobs's lighter moments: keynote bloopers 769 Views / 6 Replies  
Back in 2006 I created a Steve Jobs blooper video that is duplicated all over Youtube.

Apple Bloopers - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIgOg7hE0oM)

I was there at MWSF 2000 when Quake...
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 6, 2011 at 08:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No case. Klipsch headphones 749 Views / 8 Replies  
No case. Klipsch headphones
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 6, 2011 at 02:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's been fixed 1,165 Views / 26 Replies  
It's been fixed
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 6, 2011 at 02:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: My wife and I are both upgrading our 3GS's to... 1,966 Views / 93 Replies  
My wife and I are both upgrading our 3GS's to 4S's. We are sticking with AT&T because of the cheaper data plan despite the fact that there's only Edge out in rural Ohio while Verizon has 3G out here....
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 6, 2011 at 01:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's not Apple that's in trouble, it's all the... 17,730 Views / 849 Replies  
It's not Apple that's in trouble, it's all the other Android tablet makers. They are toast.
Posted by macintologist, on Sep 29, 2011 at 02:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The 4 has the 1Ghz A4 processor, the 3Gs has a... 1,260 Views / 7 Replies  
The 4 has the 1Ghz A4 processor, the 3Gs has a 600 something Mhz processor. The 4 is definitely a lot faster which is why it can handle the Retina display.
Posted by macintologist, on Jul 18, 2011 at 03:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
WTB Gamecube component cable 386 Views / 1 Replies  
If anyone has one and wants to sell, make me an offer.
Posted by macintologist, on Jul 11, 2011 at 12:18 PM, in Marketplace
What pisses me off about Chrome is no support for... 2,267 Views / 34 Replies  
What pisses me off about Chrome is no support for fullscreen video.

My favorite Safari extension is Youtube5 Vertical Forest :: YouTube5 Version 2...
Posted by macintologist, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:57 PM, in Applications
Going from iPhone to dumbphone? 1,217 Views / 3 Replies  
I've had an iPhone since 2007 when they first came out. I'm graduating from grad school and getting a full time job by the time my contract ends and will want to pay back school loans quickly and...
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 19, 2010 at 09:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Except a lot of books on Amazon retail at $25 but... 1,093 Views / 27 Replies  
Except a lot of books on Amazon retail at $25 but are literally worthless and being sold used for $0.01
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 14, 2010 at 02:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I played with a Tab in the store this weekend. I... 12,198 Views / 310 Replies  
I played with a Tab in the store this weekend. I pinched to zoom in on Google Maps and it zoomed in.
I pinched out to zoom out, and it zoomed in. What a POS.
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 13, 2010 at 09:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually the last time I did this at another used... 1,093 Views / 27 Replies  
Actually the last time I did this at another used book sale I sold some on Amazon for 50 each. But it was a private book sale not a big deal, whereas these are library books paid for by tax dollars...
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 13, 2010 at 09:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When hardcover nonfiction books are out of print... 1,093 Views / 27 Replies  
When hardcover nonfiction books are out of print you'd be surprised how much they are worth online.
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 13, 2010 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hardcover textbooks usually are expensive online... 1,093 Views / 27 Replies  
Hardcover textbooks usually are expensive online so I'll be targeting those. I only plan on spending 30 minutes tops scanning books for prices.
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 13, 2010 at 05:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Never cleaned or touched the inside of my 1st gen... 948 Views / 13 Replies  
Never cleaned or touched the inside of my 1st gen intel iMac. Running beautifully ever since I bought it almost 5 years ago.
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 13, 2010 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re-selling library books: unethical? 1,093 Views / 27 Replies  
My local library is having a used book sale tomorrow and I plan on going there. Books will be 50 cents or $1 each. I plan on using the Amazon.com iPhone app to quickly scan ISBN numbers and see if...
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 13, 2010 at 05:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Need to make very simple iPhone app -> dictionary list search 1,152 Views / 2 Replies  
The organization I work for wants to make a very simple iPhone app for internal uses. It's very simple. It's like a list of contacts, but even simpler.

1) A dictionary database with approx. 200...
Posted by macintologist, on Nov 4, 2010 at 01:39 AM, in Developer Center
Facebook disabled zooming on iPad 1,026 Views / 4 Replies  
If you visit Facebook on iPad you'll notice you can't pinch and zoom anymore. It's because when Facebook detects the iPad user agent, they load this line of code in the meta tag:

<meta...
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 21, 2010 at 08:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Since I have access to a top-notch medical... 2,462 Views / 46 Replies  
Since I have access to a top-notch medical literature database I did a search on this topic. Here are the titles and abstracts of articles found. No copyright infringement since abstracts are freely...
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You can't activate it on anything but Verizon! 1,792 Views / 36 Replies  
You can't activate it on anything but Verizon!
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 13, 2010 at 10:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple cares about customer confusion. Right now... 1,792 Views / 36 Replies  
Apple cares about customer confusion. Right now there is only one iPhone and everyone knows it. Now there will be one GSM iPhone, and then a separate iPhone for every single CDMA provider.
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 12, 2010 at 06:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What will happen when someone wants to sell their old Verizon iPhone? 1,792 Views / 36 Replies  
Verizon uses CDMA, which means the carrier information is hard coded into the cell phone's chip. Verizon iPhones would be no different. If you buy a Verizon iPhone it has to be used on Verizon and...
Posted by macintologist, on Oct 12, 2010 at 06:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why would he wait until he's come with his family... 1,340 Views / 34 Replies  
Why would he wait until he's come with his family before sending out the pics? The whole point of technology is that you can send them while you're over there.
Posted by macintologist, on Apr 23, 2010 at 06:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1) If the backpacker was actually in Spain... 1,340 Views / 34 Replies  
1) If the backpacker was actually in Spain writing the e-mail he'd be connected to Telefonica or something.

2) What backpacker would in their right mind pay $25/month...
Posted by macintologist, on Apr 23, 2010 at 12:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A FAIL moment for the latest iPhone ad 1,340 Views / 34 Replies  
Original ad link - http://www.apple.com/iphone/gallery/ads/#backpacker-large

http://att.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=223109&d=1271836699

(graphic created by me)

Edit: Let's see...
Posted by macintologist, on Apr 21, 2010 at 05:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't understand why an 867mhz G4 can't do... 939 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't understand why an 867mhz G4 can't do video editing. People used to spend 2500 on a brand spanking new 800mhz Titanium G4 and do Final Cut and all sorts of stuff on them. Absolutely no reason...
Posted by macintologist, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just look at my online banking and I see the... 1,440 Views / 26 Replies  
I just look at my online banking and I see the normal AT&T charge come up every month. It's really easy. It's been great, I've had nothing but delight using my iPhone on AT&T's network.
Posted by macintologist, on Jan 31, 2010 at 08:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Do you have some weird accomodation that AT&T has... 1,440 Views / 26 Replies  
Do you have some weird accomodation that AT&T has to fill? I ask because whenever I read "horror stories" about companies it's usually because the customer had some weird request they made that the...
Posted by macintologist, on Jan 31, 2010 at 02:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple isn't going to make a CDMA iPhone that only... 1,440 Views / 26 Replies  
Apple isn't going to make a CDMA iPhone that only works in the United States. Even though AT&T iPhones are locked, you can still unlock them and use it on any GSM carrier around the world. That means...
Posted by macintologist, on Jan 30, 2010 at 04:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
unprecedented video of Steve Jobs just chatting about iPad 1,489 Views / 30 Replies  
Steve Jobs chats with Walt Mossberg about the iPad. Steve is really intimidating! Walt Mossberg seems to be afraid to ask any tough questions about the iPad.

I've never seen a video of Steve Jobs...
Posted by macintologist, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have it, PM me. 836 Views / 3 Replies  
I have it, PM me.
Posted by macintologist, on Jan 27, 2010 at 01:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just ClickToFlash and force Youtube videos to... 1,715 Views / 32 Replies  
I just ClickToFlash and force Youtube videos to show up in native HTML 5 automatically. It also overrides ads and those stupid annotation boxes.
Posted by macintologist, on Jan 24, 2010 at 02:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Buying a Macbook from Craigslist - need advice on diagnostics 750 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey guys,

I'm thinking of buying a Macbook from someone on Craigslist and I was wondering what's the best way to perform a quick diagnosis of the machine when we meet in person? I know obviously...
Posted by macintologist, on Jan 24, 2010 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How do you get away with paying less than... 1,605 Views / 53 Replies  
How do you get away with paying less than 70/month for an iPhone?
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 18, 2009 at 04:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What's your telecom bill every month? 1,605 Views / 53 Replies  
How much do you pay for internet + TV + phone every month? I pay about 140/month for 2 iPhones, I don't have a TV, and my internet is included in the rent, so a so-so DSL connection runs around 30....
Posted by macintologist, on Dec 18, 2009 at 04:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In case anyone forgot, I made this video 626 Views / 1 Replies  
YouTube - Apple Keynote Bloopers!! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsKKQNZG3rE)

More than 3 years ago I made the above video. Introduced here...
Posted by macintologist, on Sep 17, 2009 at 04:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The problem is there are always the extra fees... 4,289 Views / 5 Replies  
The problem is there are always the extra fees tacked on, like taxes, erates and other fees that add 5 to 10 bucks to the bill. That's why I wanted to know what the actual amount is people are...
Posted by macintologist, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone 3G family plans - How much is your monthly bill? 4,289 Views / 5 Replies  
I have the first gen iPhone on a family plan with one other person. We are both going to upgrade to the 3G S. Does anyone here have a family plan with 2 iPhones (3G not 2G), and only pay for 450 min...
Posted by macintologist, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Doubts over lightning's role in missing jetliner... 10,290 Views / 318 Replies  
Doubts over lightning's role in missing jetliner | Reuters (http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSL1719357)
Two Lufthansa planes survived the same lightning storm.
Posted by macintologist, on Jun 1, 2009 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Air France A330-200 lost over Atlantic ocean 10,290 Views / 318 Replies  
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/02/world/europe/02plane.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&ref=global-home



This is really freaky.

Usually plane crashes happen near takeoff and landing. This crash...
Posted by macintologist, on Jun 1, 2009 at 05:35 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does it matter if it's a foreign airline? It's... 1,214 Views / 12 Replies  
Does it matter if it's a foreign airline? It's Air France.
Posted by macintologist, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Overcharged on my credit card, what do I do now? 1,214 Views / 12 Replies  
I called an airline's reservation desk to purchase an airline ticket. Before giving my Visa number to the agent, I specifically said, "I want you to confirm the dollar amount you will charge my...
Posted by macintologist, on Feb 22, 2009 at 11:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Didn't Chris Rock say we don't need gun control,... 3,525 Views / 91 Replies  
Didn't Chris Rock say we don't need gun control, we need bullet control. Every bullet should cost $5000.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdJGcrUk2eE

"I would blow your ****ing head off.. if I...
Posted by macintologist, on Feb 20, 2009 at 02:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's for a mock trial. I just wanted the... 1,564 Views / 56 Replies  
It's for a mock trial. I just wanted the perspectives of people who actually know a thing or two about guns (unlike me)
Posted by macintologist, on Feb 19, 2009 at 04:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Question for gun owners 1,564 Views / 56 Replies  
Let's say you are in a parking lot at night, and as you are getting into your car a crazy person starts running towards you yelling and screaming. You feel you might be in danger. You pull out your...
Posted by macintologist, on Feb 18, 2009 at 06:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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