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LaCie 13,427 Views / 30 Replies  
I won't buy LaCie again. I had two of their external drives die just a month out of warranty. On the last one, it was the enclosure that died...not the power supply, and not the drive. I know because...
Posted by akulavolk, on Jul 7, 2009 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wireless or Mobile Broadband? 1,355 Views / 1 Replies  
I may end up traveling quite even more for business and am contemplating an upgrade to some sort of mobile or wireless broadband for my MBP. In the past, I've used my iPhone for basic connectivity...
Posted by akulavolk, on Apr 23, 2009 at 12:04 PM, in Networking
Second that 1,578 Views / 27 Replies  
I'd definitely recommend running Fusion or Parallels instead of Bootcamp. Performance on all but really demanding media apps is fine. And the snapshot functionality and ability to easily dupe an...
Posted by akulavolk, on Apr 22, 2009 at 04:30 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Oh, and a big minus: no Mac support in Guild Wars... 2,209 Views / 54 Replies  
Oh, and a big minus: no Mac support in Guild Wars :-(

It works great in Boot Camp, of course. And works o.k. in Crossover games. In Crossover, it does tend to glitch, at times, which is bad if...
Posted by akulavolk, on Mar 28, 2009 at 03:27 PM, in Gaming
I've played both games enough to get a good feel... 2,209 Views / 54 Replies  
I've played both games enough to get a good feel for their strengths/weaknesses. I've had a few characters as high as level 40 in WoW. And I have three max-level (level 20) characters in Guild Wars,...
Posted by akulavolk, on Mar 28, 2009 at 03:19 PM, in Gaming
Screen Space 3,209 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm surprised no one's mentioned screen real area for your needs, and how nicely the iMac works as the base of a dual-display system.

For iPhone development, video work, and some of the other...
Posted by akulavolk, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
If only... 1,596 Views / 40 Replies  
Flash support would be nice if only to access Pandora.com (I'd love to have access to it on the go), and Flash video., which is everywhere. And, no, not all of the video on the 'net is crap. There...
Posted by akulavolk, on Jun 20, 2008 at 11:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Time machine + File Vault 2,972 Views / 55 Replies  
I see a lot of Time Machine requests, but not the biggest need for TIme Machine: File Vault compatibility.

For those of us who have ever had a business laptop stolen (apparently car windows are...
Posted by akulavolk, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:49 AM, in macOS
Png 2,866 Views / 50 Replies  
I agree with the comment above.

PNG is a great format, no question: lossless compression, transparency, etc... But it's a bitmap/raster format, not a vector-based format. This means larger file...
Posted by akulavolk, on Oct 15, 2007 at 01:56 PM, in Applications
Tools 2,866 Views / 50 Replies  
" (my Apple Consultants Network membership expired and I don't feel like spending the money to renew it, so no super cheap Apple software for me for a while)"

Wow! At $79 for a single license ($99...
Posted by akulavolk, on Oct 13, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in Applications
Re: Ole 6,195 Views / 164 Replies  
Scarpa...OLE isn't the same as OpenDoc. It's short for Microsoft's "Object Linking and Embedding," a similar technology to Apple's old "Publish & Subscribe" technology. It was mainly used to publish...
Posted by akulavolk, on Oct 1, 2007 at 02:07 PM, in Applications
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