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There are many more reasons then that. Anyone... 2,069 Views / 49 Replies  
There are many more reasons then that. Anyone that has ever worked in a large scale telecommunications deployment will totally understand. If you have not had to deal with that then you will not.
Posted by shiff, on Jul 7, 2010 at 07:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The iPhone is a great product but it is not yet... 2,069 Views / 49 Replies  
The iPhone is a great product but it is not yet ready for a large, secure enterprise environment. I hope one day it will be, but I cannot imagine switching my 75000 Blackberries to iPhones. I am...
Posted by shiff, on Jul 6, 2010 at 10:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
1Password 859 Views / 5 Replies  
1Password
Posted by shiff, on Jul 5, 2010 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This really bugs me. I do not even listen to... 4,737 Views / 57 Replies  
This really bugs me. I do not even listen to music but I have very long audiobooks. I have a very simple smart playlist:

1. Name is "blah"
2. Play count is 0

This used to work. When I was...
Posted by shiff, on Jun 22, 2010 at 08:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I finally got mine pre-ordered. Took about 3... 18,602 Views / 677 Replies  
I finally got mine pre-ordered. Took about 3 hours to get the confirmation email but I did finally get it.
Posted by shiff, on Jun 15, 2010 at 10:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I need to post more. I have been here for a... 7,085 Views / 268 Replies  
I need to post more. I have been here for a while, read every day but rarely post as I never have anything constructive to say. Although, I see that does not stop any of you.. :)
Posted by shiff, on Jun 3, 2010 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I filled out the full census, but I believe the... 1,630 Views / 53 Replies  
I filled out the full census, but I believe the only requirement is to answer the question that counts the number of individuals living at that address.
Posted by shiff, on May 29, 2010 at 02:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For me this is pretty simple. My Windows... 3,097 Views / 95 Replies  
For me this is pretty simple.

My Windows machine at work and my Mac at home are both brand new and both solid machines. I never have problems with either and get work done just as quick on both....
Posted by shiff, on Apr 26, 2010 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would buy a few of those the day they are... 3,574 Views / 8 Replies  
I would buy a few of those the day they are released if the dock would fit the macbook pro in a Speck case.
Posted by shiff, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Student Membership was a great deal. I was... 925 Views / 16 Replies  
The Student Membership was a great deal. I was taking some graduate courses, paid 99 bucks for the student membership and got $400 bucks off of my previous 17 inch macbook pro.
Posted by shiff, on Apr 20, 2010 at 09:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think you should ask her flat out what is going... 3,861 Views / 121 Replies  
I think you should ask her flat out what is going on. You do not spend 4 years with someone and then all of a sudden need a break unless something else happened. Not saying she cheated but...
Posted by shiff, on Apr 20, 2010 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just purchased a 15" macbook pro today. I... 5,414 Views / 104 Replies  
I just purchased a 15" macbook pro today. I chose the i7 with 8 gigs of ram, hi resolution screen, 7200 rpm drive, and anti glare screen. I had last years top of the line 17 inch macbook pro. I...
Posted by shiff, on Apr 19, 2010 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am quite happy paying the same price for a... 985 Views / 18 Replies  
I am quite happy paying the same price for a digital copy/audio version of a book. I do not buy digital copies because they are cheaper. I buy them because they are more convenient for me. I work...
Posted by shiff, on Apr 19, 2010 at 11:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Get the MBP. The new 15 with the option for the... 1,024 Views / 28 Replies  
Get the MBP. The new 15 with the option for the higher resolution screen is an amazing laptop. The iPad is nice but it is not a substitute for a laptop. If you were going to keep and use your...
Posted by shiff, on Apr 17, 2010 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I do not think Amazon really wanted to make the... 22,445 Views / 912 Replies  
I do not think Amazon really wanted to make the Kindle in the first place. They would much rather sell their content on a hugely, popular device instead of having to support their own device. At...
Posted by shiff, on Jan 27, 2010 at 04:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I am shocked that people in this thread think... 1,329 Views / 41 Replies  
I am shocked that people in this thread think that sex with any female is ever free. Hell, most of the time a prostitute is a steal!!
Posted by shiff, on Nov 16, 2009 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My insurance covered all my pre-existing... 3,643 Views / 168 Replies  
My insurance covered all my pre-existing conditions. I had my new insurance for 2 days and then got a $67,000 dollar surgery approved. I paid $300.00 total since that was my deductible.
Posted by shiff, on Nov 4, 2009 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just finished reading The Scarecrow by Michael... 928 Views / 27 Replies  
I just finished reading The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly.

Pretty good book if you like a good mystery with a bit of technology thrown in.
Posted by shiff, on Jul 12, 2009 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That is pretty insane for that area. It is an... 3,820 Views / 32 Replies  
That is pretty insane for that area. It is an extremely nice part of the city. I am a mile or so away from there. I do not go down to that store much since I have another one across the street...
Posted by shiff, on Jul 3, 2009 at 01:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is a nice Apple Store across the street... 550 Views / 4 Replies  
There is a nice Apple Store across the street from that Whole Foods.
Posted by shiff, on Jun 15, 2009 at 08:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually by not signing the back of your credit... 786 Views / 26 Replies  
Actually by not signing the back of your credit card it technically is not valid. A merchant can refuse to take your card completely if it is not signed. In fact, the credit card company could...
Posted by shiff, on Mar 16, 2009 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I travel 2-4 times a month every single month and... 426 Views / 5 Replies  
I travel 2-4 times a month every single month and have so many receipts that they are hard to keep track of. I did buy this package and it has worked really well. True, it is not the cheapest but...
Posted by shiff, on Jan 29, 2009 at 06:55 PM, in Applications
Tyson's Corner gets like that as the mall is... 1,463 Views / 14 Replies  
Tyson's Corner gets like that as the mall is extremely busy. I live across the street from the Apple Store in Pentagon City which is not bad, but my favorite is the Clarendon Apple store. It is a...
Posted by shiff, on Mar 5, 2008 at 11:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I do have personal property insurance as well as... 1,038 Views / 19 Replies  
I do have personal property insurance as well as the extra protection from my Amex card, but it would not hurt to have a better warranty from Apple. I know it may never happen, and it is not a show...
Posted by shiff, on Jan 22, 2008 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have no issues with quality on any of the Dell... 1,038 Views / 19 Replies  
I have no issues with quality on any of the Dell laptops that I have owned. Keep in mind that I do not buy the cheapest laptop. My Dell laptop comes out to be around the same cost as my macbook pro...
Posted by shiff, on Jan 21, 2008 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is what I had to do to get Office 2004... 854 Views / 12 Replies  
Here is what I had to do to get Office 2004 working properly.

1. Drag the office folder to applications. Do not run or open anything.
2. Install Office2004-1135UpdateEN.dmg (This is a...
Posted by shiff, on Nov 18, 2007 at 11:36 AM, in Applications
You may want to check this product out. ... 802 Views / 9 Replies  
You may want to check this product out.

http://www.markspace.com/synctogether.php

I have not personally used this product but I have used some of his other products and they work as...
Posted by shiff, on Jul 3, 2007 at 11:18 PM, in Applications
I bought one of the speck cases for my black... 972 Views / 9 Replies  
I bought one of the speck cases for my black macbook and have never been happier. Both the pro and the regular macbook are less durable then they should be but we must accept that when we buy these...
Posted by shiff, on Jun 23, 2007 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i really wish Apple would allow people with ADC... 1,073 Views / 18 Replies  
i really wish Apple would allow people with ADC memberships to purchase the hardware at a retail store with the discount.

I can freaking see the mall the Apple store is located in from my window...
Posted by shiff, on Jun 9, 2007 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have 3 large monitors that I use for work. I... 1,706 Views / 51 Replies  
I have 3 large monitors that I use for work. I manage hundreds of servers and need to have terminal windows up at decent resolutions so I can see everything that is going on without minimizing and...
Posted by shiff, on May 21, 2007 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I had an Audi A4 quatro awd for 7 years and never... 2,139 Views / 62 Replies  
I had an Audi A4 quatro awd for 7 years and never had a problem nor took it in for anything other then routine maintenance. I commuted 120 miles a day every day for 3 of those years and still no...
Posted by shiff, on Jan 23, 2007 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Weird, I have yet to find a DVD that MacTheRipper... 2,718 Views / 10 Replies  
Weird, I have yet to find a DVD that MacTheRipper or Handbrake cannot rip. I could be just lucky though.
Posted by shiff, on Dec 21, 2006 at 01:58 PM, in Applications
I never use bootcamp but I would definitely... 1,749 Views / 24 Replies  
I never use bootcamp but I would definitely suggest you buy a copy of Parallels. I personally think when every switcher "switches"; they should buy a copy.

It is really nice not to have to...
Posted by shiff, on Nov 1, 2006 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is my suggestion: Parallels has a... 1,049 Views / 1 Replies  
Here is my suggestion:

Parallels has a feature called Shared Folders. It isnt really a shared folder like you would think in windows. Basically you designate a folder on your mac and the virtual...
Posted by shiff, on Oct 30, 2006 at 09:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thursby software makes a couple good pieces of... 449 Views / 2 Replies  
Thursby software makes a couple good pieces of software. Look at both of their products.

There are things you can do without the third party software, but I found it much easier and much more...
Posted by shiff, on Oct 30, 2006 at 09:20 AM, in macOS
Week 40 and, so far, have had no problems. 6,501 Views / 67 Replies  
Week 40 and, so far, have had no problems.
Posted by shiff, on Oct 28, 2006 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try doing XP service pack 2 if that is an option.... 3,995 Views / 12 Replies  
Try doing XP service pack 2 if that is an option.

Also, you may want to scan for a virus as well as spyware as soon as you can. There was a windows virus that caused some of these same symptoms.
Posted by shiff, on Oct 27, 2006 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
This is mostly from memory. I used to do... 617 Views / 4 Replies  
This is mostly from memory.

I used to do this quite a bit and it worked fine. There is more then just one file that you need to copy with it and also make sure the directory structures are the...
Posted by shiff, on Oct 25, 2006 at 04:18 PM, in Applications
Tiger is not 100% 64 bit. It does provide... 930 Views / 13 Replies  
Tiger is not 100% 64 bit. It does provide support for 64bit and other things.

Leopard is supposed to be fully 64bit.
Posted by shiff, on Oct 6, 2006 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, but that will only work for applications... 502 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, but that will only work for applications that I can see on my screen. What happens is I move a program to the far right hand side of my wide screen monitor. When using my powerbook without...
Posted by shiff, on Aug 11, 2006 at 06:13 PM, in Applications
Application Suggestion Needed 502 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a 12 inch powerbook which I use extensively. At home I hook it up to a 20 inch wide screen monitor through a docking station.

When I am on the road I, obviously, do not have that option. ...
Posted by shiff, on Aug 11, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in Applications
Sticky: If you are OCD at all; please stay away from a... 1,150,814 Views / 4,110 Replies  
If you are OCD at all; please stay away from a glass surface desks. Of course, someone bought me a smoked glass surface desk and it drives me insane.

Oh my goodness the fingerprints and dust. I...
Posted by shiff, on Jun 26, 2006 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MRTG has been one that has been around for as... 510 Views / 2 Replies  
MRTG has been one that has been around for as long as I can remember. Here is the url:

http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg/

There are many variants and other products that have built off that so it...
Posted by shiff, on Jun 21, 2006 at 04:26 PM, in Applications
I have used PGP for years. I have pretty much... 1,263 Views / 23 Replies  
I have used PGP for years. I have pretty much digitized my financial life for the past 10 years and store it on pgp disk images on flash drives.

For passwords I have a spreadsheet either pgp...
Posted by shiff, on Jun 20, 2006 at 05:54 PM, in macOS
More ram and a faster hard drive are 2 of the... 1,622 Views / 10 Replies  
More ram and a faster hard drive are 2 of the best things you can do to upgrade the powerbook. My 12 inch powerbook felt like a new machine after I maxed out the ram and bought a faster hard drive. ...
Posted by shiff, on Jun 18, 2006 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is not directed to Dr Michael at all, but I... 4,769 Views / 87 Replies  
This is not directed to Dr Michael at all, but I hate the fact that WE, as consumers, have let it go this far. When I buy a new product I do NOT expect to be a beta tester. This goes for any...
Posted by shiff, on May 25, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got to play with the black macbook for about 15... 13,038 Views / 187 Replies  
I got to play with the black macbook for about 15 minutes today. I like it overall, but am not totally sold on it. The keyboard is definitely DIFFERENT. The keys are sort of raised out of the...
Posted by shiff, on May 16, 2006 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
An aspx file is normally just a text file. It is... 751 Views / 5 Replies  
An aspx file is normally just a text file. It is the .Net version of the .asp file. You should be able to open it right up in a text editor or rename it .rtf or .txt.

I am opening some .aspx...
Posted by shiff, on May 8, 2006 at 06:18 PM, in Applications
I think there might be a subscription after the... 450 Views / 2 Replies  
I think there might be a subscription after the first year. I currently use Symantec's antivirus and have absolutely no problems with it at all.

I use my powerbook for work and exchange files...
Posted by shiff, on May 8, 2006 at 06:15 PM, in Applications
I would be suprised if they would exchange it. ... 502 Views / 2 Replies  
I would be suprised if they would exchange it. They will probably take it and send it off to apple for repair, or they may take one look at the warped lid and say you did it and not do anything.
...
Posted by shiff, on May 6, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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