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IMO IPhone is much better as a music player, as... 929 Views / 11 Replies  
IMO
IPhone is much better as a music player, as a video player, as a web browser.

Treo is much better as a email/sms device, as a phone and anything that you have to use the kb quickly and often.
Posted by pcguy1, on Oct 24, 2007 at 08:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Is it going to be free with commerical? 467 Views / 8 Replies  
Is it going to be free with commerical?
Posted by pcguy1, on Jun 10, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't think you can trade it in or upgrade a... 617 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't think you can trade it in or upgrade a laptop lcd, however I do think you can return your laptop if you bought it in Apple Store and take a 10% restocking fee before your 1mt is up.
Posted by pcguy1, on Jun 10, 2007 at 07:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The middle MB with you educational pricing is... 766 Views / 9 Replies  
The middle MB with you educational pricing is $1199 with 1GB(you have no real need for 2GB doing word processing,etc) and 120GB hd, not 1540.

If you insisted on 2GB ram, you can pick up 2GB 2x1GB...
Posted by pcguy1, on Jun 9, 2007 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think if your tv is not ws, when you play... 1,100 Views / 16 Replies  
I think

if your tv is not ws, when you play 4:3, the movie is just normal.
if your tv is ws, when you play 4:3, the movie will be normal with wide black strip on side.
Posted by pcguy1, on Jun 7, 2007 at 08:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Your gut is wrong! :) Usually when you oc, it... 993 Views / 10 Replies  
Your gut is wrong! :)
Usually when you oc, it is a program that will run within a os/driver, it is not a firware oc updated.
Oc is a trial and error thing, it will go as high until it become ...
Posted by pcguy1, on May 26, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You can sync or not sync any item depend on how... 1,075 Views / 2 Replies  
You can sync or not sync any item depend on how you setup under the appletv tab.
Posted by pcguy1, on May 20, 2007 at 01:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The problem is not with the cpu, but rather Apple... 722 Views / 3 Replies  
The problem is not with the cpu, but rather Apple use sw Video decoding rather then hw in their computer.

Consider what type of cpu a typical dvd/br-hd dvd use.
Posted by pcguy1, on May 18, 2007 at 07:38 AM, in macOS
Actually the best way to keep American job in... 4,039 Views / 159 Replies  
Actually the best way to keep American job in America is to pass a law that any product can only be sold in USA if it is make in America factory located in US of A with min 90% American make part, if...
Posted by pcguy1, on May 13, 2007 at 01:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
1. Well, you can always sneak across to... 4,039 Views / 159 Replies  
1. Well, you can always sneak across to Mexico/Canada and be a illegal yourself, steal their job and enjoy all the great benefit you mention.

2. If your company hired illegal and you are pissed...
Posted by pcguy1, on May 13, 2007 at 07:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Out of stock! 827 Views / 5 Replies  
Out of stock!
Posted by pcguy1, on May 12, 2007 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Your battery is defective, call AppleCare for a... 581 Views / 4 Replies  
Your battery is defective, call AppleCare for a replacement.

Don't waste your time trying to fix it.
Posted by pcguy1, on May 12, 2007 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't worry, the price of OS upgrade is peanut... 1,060 Views / 8 Replies  
Don't worry, the price of OS upgrade is peanut compare to what you will pay for photoshop, illustrator and in design.
Posted by pcguy1, on May 5, 2007 at 10:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Even at 60% off, compusa stuff is still... 720 Views / 13 Replies  
Even at 60% off, compusa stuff is still overprice, maybe that is why they are shutting down a lot of their store

1Gb 60% markdow for low low price of $60

You can get 2Gb 2x1gb for $99 at Frys...
Posted by pcguy1, on May 5, 2007 at 10:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
1. If your 90days phone support is "almost up",... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
1. If your 90days phone support is "almost up", why are you here instead of just "calling" them which take the same amount of time?
2. You computer have 1 yr warrenty, you can have your problem fix...
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 29, 2007 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
One with Intel Inside, you will be much better... 1,586 Views / 20 Replies  
One with Intel Inside, you will be much better off performance/future proof wise to get a used MacBook then any used G4 based Ti/al book.
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 27, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It is just the way those meter work, it is really... 585 Views / 4 Replies  
It is just the way those meter work, it is really just a estimated of remaining time based on usage history and amp left.
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 24, 2007 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If I were you, I will change the order before it... 693 Views / 5 Replies  
If I were you, I will change the order before it is too late,
You should order the biggest hd possible and get the extra memory outside later on.
just my opinion

Laptop does not come with...
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 15, 2007 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am not going to comment on how smart or stupid... 1,718 Views / 57 Replies  
I am not going to comment on how smart or stupid Bill Gates maybe since I don't even know how many zero is in 50 billion, but I do understand that he and his wife use their wealth in way that benefit...
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 11, 2007 at 11:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just as osX (remember 10.1?), new version of... 1,361 Views / 10 Replies  
Just as osX (remember 10.1?), new version of OS=headache.
A xp pro or media center will be better for your headache free use in 2007.
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 7, 2007 at 11:03 AM, in Gaming
Even if that is true, 224MB out of 2G is really... 2,239 Views / 26 Replies  
Even if that is true, 224MB out of 2G is really not a big chuck, even with os and assort widget, you are still looking at 1 +G for application, plenty except when u deal with video and high...
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 3, 2007 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I might be wrong on this, but I thought the max... 2,239 Views / 26 Replies  
I might be wrong on this, but I thought the max among of memory Intel GMA could use/access is "Intel GMA 950 graphics processor with 64MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory", I actually wish it...
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 3, 2007 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The match pair performance hit is very much... 2,239 Views / 26 Replies  
The match pair performance hit is very much overrate from all report that I come across, so I don't think that is a issue at all.
however, if you don't use "heavy duty photoshop or a million app...
Posted by pcguy1, on Apr 3, 2007 at 08:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
10/100/1000 all use the same ethernut plug, so... 697 Views / 8 Replies  
10/100/1000 all use the same ethernut plug, so there is no need for adapter, however you will need a gigabit router to take advantage of the additional transfer speed.
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 31, 2007 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just as osX with single core/multi core, it is... 14,984 Views / 4 Replies  
Just as osX with single core/multi core, it is not just a OS situation, but a combination of OS/SW use, it will all depend on the software which u will be using.
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 29, 2007 at 09:01 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
From what I saw in store, it is similar to... 5,676 Views / 18 Replies  
From what I saw in store, it is similar to vhs/vcd quality.
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 28, 2007 at 07:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not everything is emulated, only if you use old... 894 Views / 16 Replies  
Not everything is emulated, only if you use old sw with new machine.
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 22, 2007 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You have to break this down to be fair ... 894 Views / 16 Replies  
You have to break this down to be fair

Laptop hd is going to be slow compare to any decent desktop hd, this will effect stuff like program launch.
Memory is always important when u don't meet min...
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 21, 2007 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are serious about pc game, you will... 609 Views / 3 Replies  
If you are serious about pc game, you will already notice that a major issue was and always is "new" graphic driver that imporve the performance/support new game, in window world you might see a...
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 14, 2007 at 08:30 AM, in Gaming
This is related to the Parallel capability, I... 5,078 Views / 4 Replies  
This is related to the Parallel capability, I think the only people who can give u a acurate answer will be Parallel technical support.
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 10, 2007 at 08:55 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
blah blah blah blah blah 1,960 Views / 3 Replies  
blah blah blah blah blah
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 4, 2007 at 10:35 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have similar experience with all my Mac(osX)... 465 Views / 2 Replies  
I have similar experience with all my Mac(osX) while tranfer file thru ethernet from other computer, the problem in my case is really not hardware, but rather osX do not quit gracefully when there is...
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 4, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know you have already given away your coupon,... 1,300 Views / 6 Replies  
I know you have already given away your coupon, but the question I have for you and other is can the coupon work in Apple education store?


thx!
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 2, 2007 at 07:54 AM, in Marketplace
there is 2 way to go about this, 1. put... 478 Views / 4 Replies  
there is 2 way to go about this,

1. put your new drive in the caddy and use a diskcopy program such as superduper to make a clone of your old drive to the new drive, install the new drive and you...
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 2, 2007 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There is only 2 problem/solution that I can think... 600 Views / 5 Replies  
There is only 2 problem/solution that I can think of.

1. Your ethernet port/chipset is dead, in which case only a repair(under warrenty), or replacement card of some kind.
2. Somehow your OS get...
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 2, 2007 at 07:45 AM, in Networking
In which case I am sure 99.9999999% of people... 1,531 Views / 24 Replies  
In which case I am sure 99.9999999% of people wouldn't want to look at your old coursework if u stick it in front of their face and force them to read thru it, just format the drive and install a...
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 1, 2007 at 08:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Widget is a waste of your memory imo, will u open... 610 Views / 2 Replies  
Widget is a waste of your memory imo, will u open a bunch of your program in your application if u are only going to use it once in awhile.

A bunch of little program running become memory hog.
Posted by pcguy1, on Mar 1, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
isn't that kind of old old old story, along with... 1,272 Views / 39 Replies  
isn't that kind of old old old story, along with JFK and UFO?
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 27, 2007 at 08:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
10.5, 10.5 :P sorry :) 655 Views / 9 Replies  
10.5, 10.5 :P
sorry
:)
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 25, 2007 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. Wait till 10.5 which should be around the... 655 Views / 9 Replies  
1. Wait till 10.5 which should be around the corner.
2. if you do decide to get mbp, make very very sure that you order the biggest hd you can afford, unlike mb(which is a piece of cake),...
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 25, 2007 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The problem as far as I can see is not if you can... 4,055 Views / 22 Replies  
The problem as far as I can see is not if you can hook it up to a ElGato toner, but rather the support video resolution of the AppleTv is too low to be much interest in the market segment that this...
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 25, 2007 at 01:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Since you are a computer technician for window. ... 1,632 Views / 29 Replies  
Since you are a computer technician for window.

1. A G4 466 is similar to a Window p3 500 cpu machine, you tell me if that is reasonable fast in today dualcore 2ghz/AMD 64x2 4000 world.
it will...
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 23, 2007 at 07:56 AM, in macOS
eBay - Miglia TVMini, Desktop Laptop Components,... 1,722 Views / 3 Replies  
eBay - Miglia TVMini, Desktop Laptop Components, Apple, Macintosh Computers items on eBay.com (http://search.ebay.com/Miglia-TVMini_W0QQfromZR40)
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 23, 2007 at 01:20 AM, in Applications
Wow, that is such a bargain, I think Frys have it... 380 Views / 2 Replies  
Wow, that is such a bargain, I think Frys have it on sale during last couple of week for somewhere between 169 and 159.
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 20, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in Marketplace
updated as in speed bump, that happen all the... 775 Views / 7 Replies  
updated as in speed bump, that happen all the time with Intel cpu.
updated as in new design? my guess will be a yr or 2 down the road.

in case you haven't notice, Apple is too busy coming out...
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 19, 2007 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It will work just fine any sodimm ddr2 pc5300... 440 Views / 4 Replies  
It will work just fine
any sodimm ddr2 pc5300 will work, try to get her a match pair 2x512 instead of 1x256 1x512 for somewhat better performance.
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 19, 2007 at 08:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There is people who love tiny tiny font and... 4,041 Views / 43 Replies  
There is people who love tiny tiny font and consider it OH so cool, you know the type, I have the most ram and the hightest resolution.and the most fan blah blah!
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 18, 2007 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Unlike Dell or HP, the location of Apple laptop's... 546 Views / 6 Replies  
Unlike Dell or HP, the location of Apple laptop's battery compartment pretty much limited the amount of cell one can put in(Dell, HP, Sony extend battery all stick out the back).

You might try OWC...
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 17, 2007 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
is it Apple bt kb/mouse? 550 Views / 7 Replies  
is it Apple bt kb/mouse?
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 15, 2007 at 07:57 AM, in Marketplace
and the only reason why your ThinkPad would not... 1,152 Views / 9 Replies  
and the only reason why your ThinkPad would not run OSX?
Posted by pcguy1, on Feb 9, 2007 at 08:16 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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