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Did you not see the part where I said I was... 978 Views / 13 Replies  
Did you not see the part where I said I was cloning to a FW drive? The desire to keep the currently installed system paritition is mainly a convienence issue. It's easier (i.e. less time consuming)...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Oct 26, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in macOS
That's the plan. I'm cloning my iMac and my... 978 Views / 13 Replies  
That's the plan. I'm cloning my iMac and my PowerBook to a 750GB FW drive. These are home systems, so the critical data consists of photos and some of my development projects from when I was in...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:57 PM, in macOS
So those of you who have used it, will you be... 978 Views / 13 Replies  
So those of you who have used it, will you be using it to install leopard on your primary systems? I've been going back and forth between doing archive and install and just using live partitioning. ...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:30 PM, in macOS
From what I've read, Time Machine requires HFS+. 8,096 Views / 3 Replies  
From what I've read, Time Machine requires HFS+.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Oct 25, 2007 at 06:59 PM, in macOS
Has anyone here with an iPhone tried submitting... 6,088 Views / 143 Replies  
Has anyone here with an iPhone tried submitting to a web gallery from their phone yet? If you have, I've got a couple questions for you.

1: What are your general impressions?
2: Is the photo...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Aug 8, 2007 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
Posts like the following are why they did a... 1,327 Views / 52 Replies  
Posts like the following are why they did a rehash:






Certain people think that the update will ONLY include the features discussed in the most recent keynote. If Steve didn't mentioned...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Jun 12, 2007 at 04:46 PM, in macOS
I think it falls more along the lines of this: ... 6,933 Views / 297 Replies  
I think it falls more along the lines of this:
10.0 - Visionary, but so buggy that you couldn't use it all day every day.
10.1 - Big step forward because it fixed 10.0
10.2 - another big step...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Jun 12, 2007 at 04:20 PM, in macOS
For those who are down on 10.5, I'm not really... 117,016 Views / 2,183 Replies  
For those who are down on 10.5, I'm not really sure what you're expecting. Were the "Top Secret" features a let down? Perhaps when you factor in all the hype due to the use of "Top Secret". I do...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Jun 11, 2007 at 05:14 PM, in macOS
There still appear to be a few issues. Awhile... 4,009 Views / 103 Replies  
There still appear to be a few issues. Awhile ago I bought a couple Norah Jones songs. When I look at the album in the store I see that there is a plus version for every song. However, those songs...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on May 30, 2007 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
I take that back. You could use them on US... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
I take that back. You could use them on US Airways as well, but other programs might allow you to use them on more airlines than just those two for travel within the US. What those programs are I...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 11, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
MacNN Editor - That glass of water is the next... 1,020 Views / 24 Replies  
MacNN Editor - That glass of water is the next iPod killer.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 11, 2007 at 05:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you're looking for portability, Star Alliance... 447 Views / 4 Replies  
If you're looking for portability, Star Alliance isn't the way to go unless you plan to use the miles on international travel. For domestic flights your only choice is going to be United.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 11, 2007 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She even looks clueless. 1,175 Views / 31 Replies  
She even looks clueless.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 11, 2007 at 04:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
She's an idiot, that's what. And not just when... 1,175 Views / 31 Replies  
She's an idiot, that's what. And not just when it comes to her opinion on macs. Nobody listens to her anyway.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 11, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
When did MacNN start trolling for hits? 825 Views / 3 Replies  
It takes a special breed to be called a jackass (http://www.macalope.com/2007/04/11/jackassery-of-the-day/) by the Macalope (http://www.macalope.com). Today's story about the supposed iPod nano...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 11, 2007 at 01:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone who listens to Devorak on TWiT knows that... 1,083 Views / 41 Replies  
Anyone who listens to Devorak on TWiT knows that he has a tendency to exaggerate about lots of things. He doesn't always do that to bait Mac users. I haven't listened to this week's episode, but...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I love their logic. They ignore everything that... 702 Views / 8 Replies  
I love their logic. They ignore everything that defines a computer virus and just assume "If the name says it's a virus it must be a virus." If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, but has a...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 5, 2007 at 01:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First, the only time your credit card info is... 1,926 Views / 80 Replies  
First, the only time your credit card info is displayed at all is when you go to the account information page, and you have to enter your password to even get there. The only time I ever go there is...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 5, 2007 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPod Virus: Extreme FUD Warning! 702 Views / 8 Replies  
I wouldn't have believed this one if I hadn't seen it with my own two eyes:
Proof-of-concept iPod virus discovered (http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=153)

From the article:


What the hell is...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 5, 2007 at 12:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's not entirely true. The router will only... 1,788 Views / 43 Replies  
That's not entirely true. The router will only protect your system from the outside world. If any system on your network leaves, gets compromised, and comes back it could comprise your other...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 4, 2007 at 09:06 PM, in macOS
If your only rule is that you're behind A router,... 1,788 Views / 43 Replies  
If your only rule is that you're behind A router, then you need to reexamine your own security setup. You should only be turning off the firewall when you are behind a router that you maintain,...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 4, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in macOS
Wait a minute. Now I'm not an audiophile, and... 1,926 Views / 80 Replies  
Wait a minute. Now I'm not an audiophile, and I'm usually satisfied by the music sold through iTunes. But isn't there no difference in sound quality between tracks recorded at the same bit rate but...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 4, 2007 at 02:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This... 1,926 Views / 80 Replies  
This (http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/home-entertainment/apple-playing-second-fiddle-drm-free-tracks-were-emis-grand-idea-249008.php) story on Gizmodo disappoints me. According to an EMI senior VP...
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Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 3, 2007 at 12:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What I'm wondering is how this will work with the... 1,926 Views / 80 Replies  
What I'm wondering is how this will work with the new Complete My Album feature. If you bought a single song with DRM, then complete the album will you get your old song upgraded along with the rest...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Apr 2, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
One, I'm not even sure Apple has that reputation.... 2,044 Views / 32 Replies  
One, I'm not even sure Apple has that reputation. I sure haven't seen any publications mention it. Impressions and comments made on internet forums are different than real world reputations, they...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 30, 2007 at 06:23 PM, in Applications
I've started a photo blog on mine. Have a look... 579 Views / 3 Replies  
I've started a photo blog on mine. Have a look by clicking my sig.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 30, 2007 at 05:56 PM, in Applications
.Mac is one of the areas where Apple's past... 886 Views / 17 Replies  
.Mac is one of the areas where Apple's past history of proprietary implementations rears its ugly head in my opinion. Sure they implemented .Mac using all open standards, but it doesn't do anyone...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 30, 2007 at 05:50 PM, in macOS
Usually providers require that you wait at least... 1,952 Views / 26 Replies  
Usually providers require that you wait at least 90 days before they'll give you the new customer deals again. However, I don't think Cingular is going to alienate the customers they already have,...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 19, 2007 at 10:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Exactly my point. If you're locked into a... 1,952 Views / 26 Replies  
Exactly my point. If you're locked into a T-Mobile contract they're about to make a change to their services which will result in a "change to material costs which adversely affects" you. In your...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 19, 2007 at 10:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Want an iPhone, but locked into T-Mobile? Not for long... 1,952 Views / 26 Replies  
So the buzz over at howardforums.com (http://howardforums.com) is that T-Mobile is about to increase their per message charge for SMS to $.15 starting June 1st. When Cingular and Verizon did this...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 19, 2007 at 06:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Based on what, asking a magic 8 ball? Or perhaps... 23,177 Views / 244 Replies  
Based on what, asking a magic 8 ball? Or perhaps the paranoid schizophrenics almanac? I've never had to do ANY of those things when running an OS X update, and I've never had a single problem. ...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 17, 2007 at 04:48 AM, in macOS
So I managed to get native support for my Nokia... 23,177 Views / 244 Replies  
So I managed to get native support for my Nokia 6133 working in iSync. I noticed that one of the newly supported phones in the 10.4.9 update is the Nokia 6131, which is the European version of the...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 15, 2007 at 03:36 PM, in macOS
Same with the Nokia 6133. 23,177 Views / 244 Replies  
Same with the Nokia 6133.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 13, 2007 at 08:42 PM, in macOS
I just have to say, I'm amazed at the level of... 1,289 Views / 52 Replies  
I just have to say, I'm amazed at the level of support for this decision in this forum. Almost every Mac/Technology forum I visit is heavily anti gun. Hurray for the good guys, we've made a lot of...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 13, 2007 at 07:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't know what is more pathetic, the fact that... 10,468 Views / 21 Replies  
I don't know what is more pathetic, the fact that people actually care about which way the mouse points or the fact tat people actually pay money for an app to fix it. The only part of the cursor...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 13, 2007 at 06:35 PM, in macOS
Considering I switched back in the 10.0 days... 1,498 Views / 17 Replies  
Considering I switched back in the 10.0 days because OS X was Unix, I'm not the most knowledgeable about OS 9 trouble shooting. But I would like to point out that maybe you should convince your dad...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 11, 2007 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Artist by Year doesn't even make sense. What... 2,324 Views / 51 Replies  
Artist by Year doesn't even make sense. What would happen if you had Accidentally In Love (2004), Mr. Jones (1993), and Slide (1998)? The first two are by Counting Crows, and the last by Goo Goo...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 6, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in Applications
Full screen cover flow would be awesome if it... 2,324 Views / 51 Replies  
Full screen cover flow would be awesome if it didn't black out both screens in a dual-display setup. At least, that's the way it is in Windows. Haven't tried that in OS X yet.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Mar 5, 2007 at 06:53 PM, in Applications
A couple things wrong with that you've said here.... 10,856 Views / 90 Replies  
A couple things wrong with that you've said here. Apple isn't coming out with a Mac version of Exchange, they're coming out with a competitor to Exchange by beefing up CalDAV and iCal. There are...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Feb 23, 2007 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had one at my last job and something I've never... 4,322 Views / 30 Replies  
I had one at my last job and something I've never noticed anyone mention is how abrasive the fabric is on your clothes, especially if you keep your wallet in your back pocket. At my office everyone...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Feb 22, 2007 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have you considered waiting until Photoshop... 978 Views / 15 Replies  
Have you considered waiting until Photoshop Elements is updated with a Universal binary? MSRP is $80, and it might be even less with your education discount (hell, Amazon will probably have it for...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Feb 22, 2007 at 11:29 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Photo blogs and traffic 348 Views / 0 Replies  
I figured I would post this here since this is somewhat related to photography. I recently decided to dump my boring political themed blog, which I hated updating, and started a photo blog instead. ...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Feb 21, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I mean that their data add ons go as high as... 46,031 Views / 1,271 Replies  
I mean that their data add ons go as high as $40/month for unlimited data. That's in addition to what you pay for a voice plan.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Feb 19, 2007 at 08:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I call shenanigans on that add. It's been... 46,031 Views / 1,271 Replies  
I call shenanigans on that add. It's been rumored in many different places that Apple won't allow Cingular to subsidize the phone. Also, considering Cingular has what seems to be a hundred...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Feb 16, 2007 at 04:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I hope this is the case, and it would be a... 46,031 Views / 1,271 Replies  
I hope this is the case, and it would be a reasonable solution. I just hope they don't do what Sony Ericsson has done in the past. That is, mark something as a sort cut, then add a "Short Cuts"...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Jan 13, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't get me wrong. I love the visual voicemail,... 46,031 Views / 1,271 Replies  
Don't get me wrong. I love the visual voicemail, and it's tons better than the current systems. And the fact that other phones actually dial a number is beyond my point. To ACCESS your voicemail...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Jan 12, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't have it here in Denver. This annoys me to... 46,031 Views / 1,271 Replies  
Don't have it here in Denver. This annoys me to no end. We're a top 25 city population-wise (ok, 26th but we're 2 thousand less than Boston), and cities like Tulsa have 3G and we don't. They just...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Jan 12, 2007 at 04:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here's why switching to Cingular will be a... 9,462 Views / 166 Replies  
Here's why switching to Cingular will be a difficult decision for me. I've been on T-Mobile for three years now, and my contract is up in October. I currently get a loyalty plan that's 800 minutes...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Jan 11, 2007 at 08:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Typically, Apple has offered $20 OS upgrades for... 7,705 Views / 30 Replies  
Typically, Apple has offered $20 OS upgrades for those who bought computers with the older OS installed after the shipping date was announced. So what you could do is wait until keynote day, see if...
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Dec 4, 2006 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh, but she did get raped. She just realized... 5,419 Views / 55 Replies  
Oh, but she did get raped. She just realized when she tried to play her "Plays For Sure" songs on her Zune.
Posted by parsec_kadets, on Nov 14, 2006 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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