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I've never been in the position to hire anyone... 779 Views / 20 Replies  
I've never been in the position to hire anyone for anything, but, I don't really like the format of your CV.

You should open with a quick sentence explaining what you are about, something like,...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jul 20, 2008 at 04:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I imagine that you'd likely get hired as a full... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
I imagine that you'd likely get hired as a full or part time mac specialist. If they do offer you the genius role it'd be at the bottom end of the salary scale, I've no idea what that is.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jul 8, 2008 at 08:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I bought one of the M-Audio 49 key semi-weighted... 423 Views / 15 Replies  
I bought one of the M-Audio 49 key semi-weighted boyos and use it with GarageBand all the time.

I play banjo, bass guitar and normal guitar as well, the M-Audio is perfect for someone like me who...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jun 26, 2008 at 09:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely not, my Windows disc is a DVD and... 1,838 Views / 112 Replies  
Definitely not, my Windows disc is a DVD and works fine.

Could be a bad burn, have you checked it in a Windows machine?
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jun 26, 2008 at 09:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, since this got mentioned in another topic I... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
Oh, since this got mentioned in another topic I thought I'd update you all...I was away on holiday when I heard so had no facility to post then...and since I got back I forgot to update the post.
...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jun 26, 2008 at 09:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Qft. 722 Views / 26 Replies  
Qft.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Instinct does not equal pleasure. 1,580 Views / 101 Replies  
Instinct does not equal pleasure.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In that case, I'd never dream about creating a... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
In that case, I'd never dream about creating a topic on MacNN or any other forum about the interview process.

;)
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 14, 2008 at 12:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, and no I wasn't naked. I had to take her call... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
Oh, and no I wasn't naked. I had to take her call at work, so I was wandering about my office while talking to her.

Apart from the technical quiz, where I made notes (after the interviewer advised...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 12, 2008 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was my mistake for not being clear. Hung at... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
That was my mistake for not being clear. Hung at Apple logo post boot chime.

I'm not sure they are all straightforward, I got them all right but don't know anyone else (in real life) that would....
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 12, 2008 at 03:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't understand your question. 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
I don't understand your question.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 11, 2008 at 12:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
In no particular order; 1. What do the... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
In no particular order;

1. What do the following acronyms mean?
CPU, GPU, VPN, DNS.

2. You are faced with a Mac Pro that when powered on, the led comes on and the fans spin, but there is no...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 11, 2008 at 09:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, and they said they'd be competitive with my... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
Oh, and they said they'd be competitive with my current salary.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 11, 2008 at 08:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow. That was intense, but fun. It was... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
Wow.

That was intense, but fun.

It was supposed be 30 mins but we ended up using the 30 mins on the first part of the interview, the tell me about you and the Macintosh sorta thing. That and...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 11, 2008 at 08:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the tips guys, to answer a couple... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
Thanks for the tips guys,

to answer a couple of questions,
"why am I applying?"

I love computers, nay, I like computers, I love Macs. My job involves supporting the infrastructure for 500+...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 11, 2008 at 03:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If they'd wanted to use iChat to interview me I'd... 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
If they'd wanted to use iChat to interview me I'd have had to take the day off work, I'm a PC user at work.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 10, 2008 at 12:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interview for Apple Genius job tomorrow 13,245 Views / 58 Replies  
Lounge,

I've a phone interview for an Apple Genius post at a yet to be opened Apple Store tomorrow.

[remainder of post deleted]
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 10, 2008 at 11:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
++. Bowling is amazingly fun, even if you... 1,660 Views / 68 Replies  
++.

Bowling is amazingly fun, even if you are crap. Its better than a movie because you can talk to each other and if it goes well, take her out for ice cream after.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Feb 14, 2008 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think the point is that you could create your... 14,981 Views / 319 Replies  
I think the point is that you could create your own downloads folder in ~/ in previous versions of OSX. In fact this is always the first thing I did on a new machine, Apple just count it as one their...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:27 AM, in Mac OS X
I got this the other day as well, on a AL iMac... 41,588 Views / 363 Replies  
I got this the other day as well, on a AL iMac 2.4 w/2GB of RAM, also upgraded from Tiger. Once I've gotten an external disk to backup using Time Machine I think I'll do an erase and install.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Nov 1, 2007 at 07:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, even just a highlight like that in fan mode... 14,981 Views / 319 Replies  
Yeah, even just a highlight like that in fan mode would be very useful.

On another note, at some point yesterday my stacks stopped working properly, icons weren't showing up and only the...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Nov 1, 2007 at 06:21 AM, in Mac OS X
I didn't use the right click menu of docked... 14,981 Views / 319 Replies  
I didn't use the right click menu of docked folders in Tiger and as such, think that stacks are quite good. I do wish that stacks had some sort of visual feedback as you scrub through the items....
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Oct 31, 2007 at 10:10 AM, in Mac OS X
New iMac, KVM and Dual Display 917 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm waiting on my new 20in iMac to be delivered over the next few days (hopefully) and I'm contemplating how best to set up my desk.

I currently have a Power Mac (VGA output) and a PC...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Sep 2, 2007 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
hmm, sounds good. I shall have to try it. 609 Views / 17 Replies  
hmm, sounds good. I shall have to try it.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jan 27, 2007 at 01:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How are you crusting the ribeye? A... 609 Views / 17 Replies  
How are you crusting the ribeye?

A legitimate question, I'm somewhat intrigued.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jan 27, 2007 at 07:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bring it all on. I'm just back from Rome... 680 Views / 28 Replies  
Bring it all on.

I'm just back from Rome where I had my card skimmed. Don't ask me where or how, I only used it at two cash machines and I always shield my pin.

Luckily, I had no more cash in...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Jan 21, 2007 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I get this too on an iBook 500. I assumed... 2,326 Views / 22 Replies  
I get this too on an iBook 500.

I assumed it was the Rage 128 thing.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Sep 19, 2006 at 10:06 AM, in Applications
You don't need to follow a guide to take it... 857 Views / 12 Replies  
You don't need to follow a guide to take it apart. A methodical approach, on a flat surface, with large traced outlines of your iBook that you stick the screws to as you remove them (whilst...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Aug 29, 2006 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the quick replies guys. Looks... 4,222 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the quick replies guys.

Looks like I'll need me a firewire hub.

As regards the legalities, it'd be a little silly for my partner (who I live with) and I to own 2 copies of each CD,...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Aug 20, 2006 at 06:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Transferring songs from iPod to iPod 4,222 Views / 8 Replies  
I've just purchased a 20GB iPod from eBay to give to my other half. I have a 20GB iPod myself.

I don't store any of the music on my iPod on my HD (I'm using a 15GB G3 iBook at the minute).

Can...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Aug 20, 2006 at 06:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
According to Mac OS X Leopard tidbits... 108,274 Views / 2,183 Replies  
According to

Mac OS X Leopard tidbits roundup part 3 - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) (http://www.tuaw.com/2006/08/17/mac-os-x-leopard-tidbits-roundup-part-3/)

the read me on the...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Aug 18, 2006 at 02:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I haven't used the mac version but Citrix is... 504 Views / 18 Replies  
I haven't used the mac version but Citrix is pretty good.

I RDP to my work computer from home as well, having full outlook access is Much better than using OWA.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on May 19, 2006 at 02:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/... 810 Views / 28 Replies  
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/com.apple.jingle.app.store.DirectAction/biography?artistId=4273404

He's writing an album about each US state. I like his stuff, on his last tour...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 18, 2006 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My job is desktop focused, but the company is... 447 Views / 7 Replies  
My job is desktop focused, but the company is booming and is always looking for specialists. Certs and dedication almost guarantee promotion. Network + is another I was considering, all I really need...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 8, 2006 at 05:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
70-290 is a real toughie. My colleague who is a... 447 Views / 7 Replies  
70-290 is a real toughie. My colleague who is a real windows buff has failed it twice. The only people I know who have passed it have done the 5-day course.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 7, 2006 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IT Certification 447 Views / 7 Replies  
My work is a Prometric certified test centre, furthermore, I can claim expenses for any tests I do while employed in my current job. I don't have any certs yet so I'm looking for advice and people's...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 7, 2006 at 01:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
IIRC in date and time in sys prefs there is a... 314 Views / 2 Replies  
IIRC in date and time in sys prefs there is a toggle for show clock in menu bar or dock.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 2, 2006 at 08:22 AM, in Applications
8/10. Newton and PB100 got me. 924 Views / 43 Replies  
8/10. Newton and PB100 got me.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Apr 1, 2006 at 03:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd go for the S/E. I've used the T610, then the... 1,002 Views / 20 Replies  
I'd go for the S/E. I've used the T610, then the K700 and now the K750i and each has been a solid phone. However each has, after about 6 months, developed an un-responsive joystick. Its replaceable...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 28, 2006 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I believe there is a way to force safari to run... 551 Views / 5 Replies  
I believe there is a way to force safari to run using rosetta, I'm not sure of how, I've tried searching but no luck. I'll bet its something really stupid like in a contextual menu or get info box....
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 26, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Applications
I love P90s. I have a Goldtop with p90s in it and... 3,408 Views / 5 Replies  
I love P90s. I have a Goldtop with p90s in it and they wail.


In a good way.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 24, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
AFAIK Logitech haven't released universal... 447 Views / 2 Replies  
AFAIK Logitech haven't released universal binaries of their drivers yet, so the customizable keys aren't programmable if you are talking about an Intel iMac.

Its only a matter of time though.
...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 21, 2006 at 08:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I deal with Dell and HP support daily. Both... 810 Views / 38 Replies  
I deal with Dell and HP support daily. Both companies outsource to Bangalore and sometimes it can be a real slog to get through their scripts.

I know the script better than some of the guys I deal...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 12, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hymn removes DRM from the m4p files, but these... 460 Views / 13 Replies  
Hymn removes DRM from the m4p files, but these still wouldn't play in your mp3 cd player. The removal of the DRM won't make your mp3 cd player read a different file type.

The method of burning and...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 11, 2006 at 02:31 PM, in Applications
Thats because of the stolen identities though. ... 641 Views / 22 Replies  
Thats because of the stolen identities though.

I jest.
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 3, 2006 at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: I chased a guy for three days to... 641 Views / 22 Replies  
:thumbsup:

I chased a guy for three days to return his lost wallet. No reward, but a thank you, and thats what I was after.

The £5 was to cover the drivers cost bringing the phone to me. I...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 2, 2006 at 11:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If my Currency convertor widget is working... 641 Views / 22 Replies  
If my Currency convertor widget is working correctly that works out to what, a billion Canadian $?

;)
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 2, 2006 at 09:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Faith in Human Kindness: Restored 641 Views / 22 Replies  
I got a taxi from work to home yesterday morning, it was snowing, there was no way I was walking. I got the same driver the previous morning so we chatted, I paid the guy his fare, in change mind...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 2, 2006 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yes, humorous. :) 2,262 Views / 48 Replies  
yes, humorous. :)
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Mar 1, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't despair when I read it has integrated... 2,278 Views / 97 Replies  
I didn't despair when I read it has integrated video.

I did despair at the price.

Once you buy a monitor, its really no cheaper than an inteliMac.

But I reckon I'll get one anyways, AIO...
Posted by ShotgunEd, on Feb 28, 2006 at 11:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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