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Whether the mini is a good or bad computer,... 22,183 Views / 391 Replies  
Whether the mini is a good or bad computer, whether it is a good or bad value can not possibly be resolved by argument.

However the fact that minis are outselling Apple's internal sales...
Posted by DoFa, on Jun 20, 2005 at 04:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
PC and mini here. No problems. Audio sounds fine... 513 Views / 2 Replies  
PC and mini here. No problems. Audio sounds fine to me.
Posted by DoFa, on Jun 10, 2005 at 01:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm biased towards the mini. Portability is nice.... 451 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm biased towards the mini. Portability is nice. I don't know if you are living in a dorm, but regardless the ability to unplug a couple wires and toss it in your backpack might make it worth...
Posted by DoFa, on Jun 6, 2005 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Discount on mac mini for Feds is $10 more than... 580 Views / 4 Replies  
Discount on mac mini for Feds is $10 more than the Educ. discount. I'd imagine it might be the same for the iMac. Federal Employees for Personal use, and employee qualifies as fasr as I know.
Posted by DoFa, on Jun 6, 2005 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
KVM: I just bought the miniview usb plus from... 1,418 Views / 14 Replies  
KVM: I just bought the miniview usb plus from iogear based on quite a few recommendations from this and other mac forums. Amazon has it for $44 shipped which is the best price around. There are...
Posted by DoFa, on May 30, 2005 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
don't upgrade to 512!! 2,288 Views / 24 Replies  
Why mess around with 512mb when 1GB chips are available for $75-80! I paid $145 (a steal at the time) just 2 months ago.

http://www2.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820223020
Posted by DoFa, on May 4, 2005 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
I bent mine as well. But I looked at the ones... 1,175 Views / 11 Replies  
I bent mine as well. But I looked at the ones that weren't bent and using hemostats (like needle nose pliers) bent them all back into the correct shape. I've opened it twice since then and now I'm...
Posted by DoFa, on Apr 16, 2005 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Build your own DVD burner and FW hard drive. Get... 1,527 Views / 11 Replies  
Build your own DVD burner and FW hard drive. Get a cheap After Rebate drive from BestBuy, CompUSA etc. and put it in a lnice aluminum FW case. For DVD burners, newegg can't be beat. Just make sure...
Posted by DoFa, on Apr 10, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
does newegg do UK shipping? if so get it from... 969 Views / 11 Replies  
does newegg do UK shipping? if so get it from them. PQI 1G sticks for around $135 US. Lots of mini users getting it from there. Haven't heard of one unhappy buyer.
Posted by DoFa, on Apr 10, 2005 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
I bought a $135 stick of 1GB PQI Ram from... 1,527 Views / 11 Replies  
I bought a $135 stick of 1GB PQI Ram from newegg.com, popped it open with a putty knife and put in in. Under 5 minutes for the operation. Just took my mini in for a failed HD. Apple didn't seem to...
Posted by DoFa, on Apr 7, 2005 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: There are already a number of sites selling it... 1,776 Views / 29 Replies  
There are already a number of sites selling it for $94-100. amazon has a $35 rebate on it now
...
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 30, 2005 at 02:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
ChrisF. I did a little more research and you are... 803 Views / 7 Replies  
ChrisF. I did a little more research and you are right that Apple uses the manufacturers model numbers. But in this case... the mac mini's Seagate 4200rpm 2mb cache OEM drive is made specially for...
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 21, 2005 at 01:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
davidflas, have you tried the monitor spanning... 465,713 Views / 1,355 Replies  
davidflas, have you tried the monitor spanning hack? looks like you've got your monitor mirrored now.
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 20, 2005 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
While no cable lock can absolutely prevent theft.... 2,657 Views / 7 Replies  
While no cable lock can absolutely prevent theft. These look like they'd be a decent deterrent.

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Posted by DoFa, on Mar 20, 2005 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
The only problem with that strategy is that apple... 803 Views / 7 Replies  
The only problem with that strategy is that apple buys drives in huge volume and then has their own model numbers that don't correspond to the manufacturers numbers.
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 20, 2005 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Your VGA connector just isn't seated properly.... 584 Views / 10 Replies  
Your VGA connector just isn't seated properly. That's my guess.
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 16, 2005 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Great post Simon. I hope it's true. Remember,... 117,495 Views / 401 Replies  
Great post Simon. I hope it's true. Remember, people had been asking for a low priced headless iMac/emac for almost ten years before it finally became a reality. So maybe there is hope that Apple is...
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 16, 2005 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ugly Mices on everyones otherwise attractive desktop setups. 117,495 Views / 401 Replies  
Eveybody's desktops have clunky ugly mice. Mine included. All plasticy faux metal mouses miring the otherwise clean gorgeous Apple aesthetic.

Curses Apple! Why can't they swallow their pride and...
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 16, 2005 at 08:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Room for one more? 117,495 Views / 401 Replies  
Here's my little closet of an office. The turntable is just out of view. Have been digitalizing vinyl with my new Edirol UA-1X USB audio thingey and Amadeus II.
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Posted by DoFa, on Mar 16, 2005 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wow an ImageWriter II. Haven't seen one of those... 956 Views / 7 Replies  
Wow an ImageWriter II. Haven't seen one of those in a long time!
Posted by DoFa, on Mar 13, 2005 at 05:46 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Super Duper gets my vote. Amazing support. Author... 435 Views / 2 Replies  
Super Duper gets my vote. Amazing support. Author usualy writes back within the hour. Great app at good price $20. Does clones, b/u and syncs.
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Posted by DoFa, on Mar 13, 2005 at 05:36 PM, in Applications
 
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