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Did you do this test with the 2.1 firmware? I'm... 1,219 Views / 12 Replies  
Did you do this test with the 2.1 firmware? I'm interested in getting these headphones, but only if the volume buttons work.
Posted by njuyhb, on Sep 13, 2008 at 06:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
New iphone security hole? 789 Views / 8 Replies  
When I plug my iphone into my mac, iPhoto comes up automatically, and shows me all the photos on my iphone, and even allows me to import new photos into iphoto from the iphone. This happens even...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 30, 2008 at 09:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, this software has DRM, doesn't it? So it... 1,446 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, this software has DRM, doesn't it? So it shouldn't be easy to copy.
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 24, 2008 at 03:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Returning apps to app store? 1,446 Views / 7 Replies  
I have been burned on some lousy apps that got good reviews, or had good looking screen shots, and it has gotten to the point where I'm afraid to buy any more apps. Is there any way (or will there...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 24, 2008 at 02:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can't answer the first part of your question,... 661 Views / 10 Replies  
I can't answer the first part of your question, but as to the second part, yes, you appear to be right. I hate web sites that do that. (There are others that do the same thing, including some that...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 23, 2008 at 04:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hey, slpdload - thanks, that definitely made... 661 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey, slpdload - thanks, that definitely made things better than they were. It's still not great, but much better than it was. I'd still like to know if there's a decent iphone headset that includes...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 19, 2008 at 05:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No, soundcheck doesn't seem to do anything on my... 661 Views / 10 Replies  
No, soundcheck doesn't seem to do anything on my iphone, but I haven't done what the previous poster said about enabling it in itunes. I'll see what that does.
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 19, 2008 at 05:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I guess a passable alternative would be to have a... 661 Views / 10 Replies  
I guess a passable alternative would be to have a headset that has the ability to answer phone calls and talk on the phone, and skip through songs (all of which the iphone's normal headset can do),...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 19, 2008 at 05:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is there really no way to do this? How do you... 661 Views / 10 Replies  
Is there really no way to do this? How do you all get around this problem (with the iphone, ipod, etc.?) Do you just accept constantly having to manually raise or lower the volume with each song?
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 19, 2008 at 02:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How to get iphone to honor volume settings set in itunes? 661 Views / 10 Replies  
I have a pretty big itunes library, built over many years, in which each song has it's volume carefully set so that every song plays at the same volume. But, when I play these songs on my iphone, I...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 18, 2008 at 02:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Griffin makes a case that comes with a screen... 616 Views / 5 Replies  
Griffin makes a case that comes with a screen protector, called something like "elan". I found it at best buy. It's a very hard case, very tight fitting. It's not "grippy" like silicone, so it...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 4, 2008 at 09:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Great, thanks. Never mind, found it. 11,799 Views / 2 Replies  
Great, thanks.

Never mind, found it.
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 4, 2008 at 09:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Any way to do a hard power-off on the iPhone? 11,799 Views / 2 Replies  
Like the subject says - any way to force the iphone to turn off, even when it doesn't want to? I had an odd situation the other day, when the phone got stuck in "phone" mode - everything within...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 4, 2008 at 09:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, it's off topic, but, yes, I have had the... 1,254 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, it's off topic, but, yes, I have had the same problem on my 8gb iphone 3g. Rebooting has fixed the problem so far. In my case, I could get new mail over wi-fi just fine, but I couldn't get it...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 3, 2008 at 10:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yahoo mail only works under wi-fi? 394 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone else have the problem that they can't get new yahoo mail using either edge or 3G, but it works fine under wi-fi?
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 3, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I said "reasonably priced". OK, the asteroids... 5,917 Views / 52 Replies  
I said "reasonably priced". OK, the asteroids clone is reasonably priced, but it's not asteroids. And the others either don't exist, or are $10 each, which I don't view as reasonable.
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 3, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Halo 3 Gran tourismo 4 How about... 5,917 Views / 52 Replies  
Halo 3
Gran tourismo 4

How about reasonably priced versions of the following:
Pacman, Ms. Pacman, Galaga, Asteroids.

That Crash Bandicoot game proves the iphone can serve as a real gaming...
Posted by njuyhb, on Aug 2, 2008 at 12:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was just in an at&t store, and they told me... 858 Views / 4 Replies  
I was just in an at&t store, and they told me they don't expect to get any in until late august or early september.:brick:
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 20, 2008 at 04:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looks correct to me. That matches the chart that... 575 Views / 5 Replies  
Looks correct to me. That matches the chart that yahoo finance shows for today's apple chart. (I'm guessing those are one-minute bars.)
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 14, 2008 at 09:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, yeah I know about the telenav thing, but... 503 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, yeah I know about the telenav thing, but that still vaporware, and, if it ever does happen, it will almost certainly be subscription-based, and I'm not willing to go that route. I'm was asking...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 13, 2008 at 05:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is the navigation good enough? 503 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone tried to use it as their car navigator/gps? Is it good enough to use for that purpose? Does it "ding" or something as you are approaching a turn? (I know it doesn't have voice...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 13, 2008 at 03:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So, has anyone tried using this as a driving... 1,728 Views / 20 Replies  
So, has anyone tried using this as a driving navigator? How well does it work as such? How good is the gps receiver in general? Can you get a signal, say, in your basement?
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 11, 2008 at 12:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anything tom tom will offer will almost certainly... 1,728 Views / 20 Replies  
Anything tom tom will offer will almost certainly require its own subscription.
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 9, 2008 at 05:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, I read that thing about antenna length, and... 1,728 Views / 20 Replies  
Yeah, I read that thing about antenna length, and I don't get it.... if just about every verizon phone can do it, and that sprint thing, then there's no reason the iphone shouldn't be able to do it. ...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 9, 2008 at 05:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So, if you're trying to use this for driving... 1,728 Views / 20 Replies  
So, if you're trying to use this for driving directions, will it be adequate? I currently have a verizon phone, and their vz navigator is quite nice for a cell phone. It will be a deal breaker for...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 9, 2008 at 04:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Two questions: * Where can I go to watch the... 9,939 Views / 217 Replies  
Two questions:

* Where can I go to watch the keynote? It still doesn't seem to be up on Apple's site. Is it going to be put up there at some point? (Yeah, I read some of the blogs, but I'm...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jun 9, 2008 at 05:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
one...more...day... ... 1,140 Views / 20 Replies  
one...more...day...

mustn't...buy...iphone...today...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jun 8, 2008 at 06:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm hoping for GPS and video capture. 1,140 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm hoping for GPS and video capture.
Posted by njuyhb, on Jun 3, 2008 at 11:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
One...more....week.... 1,140 Views / 20 Replies  
must...hold...on...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jun 2, 2008 at 01:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks again! 601 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks again!
Posted by njuyhb, on May 21, 2008 at 01:24 PM, in Networking
Thanks! Is that the cheapest way to go about... 601 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks! Is that the cheapest way to go about this, or is there something else?
Posted by njuyhb, on May 21, 2008 at 01:15 PM, in Networking
Really basic wireless question... 601 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, I already have a wired router that connects to my DSL modem that works just fine for getting on the internet. I would like to be able to add wireless networking to my macbook pro. I DON'T...
Posted by njuyhb, on May 21, 2008 at 01:03 PM, in Networking
iphone being shrunk? 2,251 Views / 31 Replies  
There's a headline out claiming the next-gen iphone will only have a 2.8 inch screen. Is this for real? It seems to me like that would be a disaster. The biggest selling point of the iphone is...
Posted by njuyhb, on Apr 29, 2008 at 01:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
But, you'll still have to pay an early... 3,475 Views / 32 Replies  
But, you'll still have to pay an early termination fee with AT&T. I don't think they'll let you move your contract to another phone, or will they?
Posted by njuyhb, on Mar 21, 2008 at 06:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm holding out.... hoping for gps and video... 3,475 Views / 32 Replies  
I'm holding out.... hoping for gps and video capture... must... hold... out... a... little... longer...
Posted by njuyhb, on Mar 13, 2008 at 04:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I didn't say that there was a way to do it. I... 456 Views / 4 Replies  
I didn't say that there was a way to do it. I was asking if there was. It just seems odd to me that spotlight will only let you search on whole strings, at least where pdf is concerned. That's a...
Posted by njuyhb, on Mar 6, 2008 at 10:25 PM, in macOS
pdf2txt doesn't seem to be a built-in command. ... 456 Views / 4 Replies  
pdf2txt doesn't seem to be a built-in command.

In any event, I'd really prefer to not have to do this in a terminal - I paid good money for this mac, I really think I should be able to do this...
Posted by njuyhb, on Mar 6, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in macOS
One thing to consider is that, with the increased... 3,475 Views / 32 Replies  
One thing to consider is that, with the increased functionality of the next-gen iphone will probably also come increased monthly charges. (Of course, if you plan on unlocking the thing, that may not...
Posted by njuyhb, on Mar 6, 2008 at 08:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Spotlight issue 456 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there a way to get spotlight to recognize substrings inside files instead of just whole strings? E.g.: say I'm searching on the string "ndvpl". In the files I'm searching, there will be strings...
Posted by njuyhb, on Mar 6, 2008 at 07:58 PM, in macOS
2 time machine questions. 770 Views / 2 Replies  
1) If my computer's hard drive crashes, how do I go about restoring my data from a time machine backup? (Assuming I don't back up the system - I'll just reinstall that.)

2) If I yank out the...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jan 27, 2008 at 03:26 PM, in macOS
Those threads mention activating XP, but not... 823 Views / 3 Replies  
Those threads mention activating XP, but not activating software such as Office or visual studio. My googling thus far has turned up that there's supposed to be some way to change your mac address...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jan 12, 2008 at 06:06 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
fusion and activation for office 2002? 823 Views / 3 Replies  
I am experimenting with using the free version of fusion to load windows on my boot camp partition. The activation of windows appears to be okay, but office 2002 is having problems. I activated it...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jan 12, 2008 at 04:21 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How about external monitor support? Do both... 5,801 Views / 26 Replies  
How about external monitor support? Do both parallels and fusion allow you to plug an external monitor into your laptop (in "extended mode")?
Posted by njuyhb, on Jan 11, 2008 at 04:07 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
fusion vs parallels for my situation? 837 Views / 1 Replies  
Which of the two vm's (fusion or parallels) do people like more for running windows xp on a mac?

I have heard that if you already have used boot camp to install windows on a separate partition,...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jan 10, 2008 at 05:11 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
We're definitely CPU bound, but still, given that... 596 Views / 4 Replies  
We're definitely CPU bound, but still, given that the macbook has superior hardware in all respects (cpu, graphics, memory), it's strange that the dell performs so much better. Could it be a bus...
Posted by njuyhb, on Dec 11, 2007 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
windows graphics performance vs. dell? 596 Views / 4 Replies  
I am working on an OpenGL windows app on a macbook pro 15" rev 3 with the 256 video ram (and the nvidia 8600 gpu.) Recently, I tried running the same program on a dell (tower, not laptop) with less...
Posted by njuyhb, on Dec 5, 2007 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, it came out to 1518. Another... 811 Views / 8 Replies  
Actually, it came out to 1518. Another difference I noticed is the dell doesn't have the gigabit ethernet, which kinda sux.
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 17, 2007 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, I was looking at a model that cost 1600-ish... 811 Views / 8 Replies  
No, I was looking at a model that cost 1600-ish and included the identical gpu (including the video ram). The system was identical to the 2500 macbook pro, except for a slightly lesser processor...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 17, 2007 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
macbook pro pricing? 811 Views / 8 Replies  
I have had my eye on the 15 inch mackbook pro with the 2.4 ghz processor ever since they got the new nvidia chips... but I recently priced out a dell (inspiron) online that is nearly identical, and...
Posted by njuyhb, on Jul 17, 2007 at 06:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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