Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search: Posts Made By: AssassyN
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
We have a winner. See here: The genesis of... 50,974 Views / 1,271 Replies  
We have a winner.

See here: The genesis of the iPhone - Engadget (http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/09/the-genesis-of-the-iphone/)
Posted by AssassyN, on Jan 9, 2007 at 08:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll bet this is right on the money, and it... 50,974 Views / 1,271 Replies  
I'll bet this is right on the money, and it sucks. I could be wrong, but it's Cingular *THE* most expensive data provider of any US carrier? Great, unveil a phone where data is a must-have, and put...
Posted by AssassyN, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
^ Like it or not, he has a point. A... 10,155 Views / 166 Replies  
^ Like it or not, he has a point.

A *cellphone* needs to work quite well as a *cellphone* before any of the extras matter. Otherwise, you'd just buy a refurb MacBook or something.

But his way...
Posted by AssassyN, on Jan 9, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Rolex Sea-dweller. Stands out from the "typical... 1,764 Views / 51 Replies  
Rolex Sea-dweller. Stands out from the "typical Subs"

Paid a ton, but I love it, and hope to keep an awful long time.
...
Posted by AssassyN, on Oct 11, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Whatever happens, I won't even consider this... 10,970 Views / 132 Replies  
Whatever happens, I won't even consider this machine if I can't put at least 3-4 hard drives inside of it. There's just no excuse.
Posted by AssassyN, on Jun 5, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
^ Puhhhlease. You completely forgot to add this... 3,428 Views / 106 Replies  
^ Puhhhlease. You completely forgot to add this after "put your mind to it":

And make more money than it takes to own the things you own.
Posted by AssassyN, on Jun 1, 2006 at 04:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
how's someone gonna call a guy a spammer who... 3,853 Views / 23 Replies  
how's someone gonna call a guy a spammer who posts a working discount code that doesn't benefit him?

You people...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 25, 2006 at 12:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In all seriousness, www.colorware.com will offer... 2,059 Views / 20 Replies  
In all seriousness, www.colorware.com will offer one in red soon.
Posted by AssassyN, on May 18, 2006 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Except over here at NC State. This Alum... 2,059 Views / 20 Replies  
Except over here at NC State.

This Alum would buy one in a heartbeat! ;)
Posted by AssassyN, on May 17, 2006 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
SHould be fairly easy considering you can buy a... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
SHould be fairly easy considering you can buy a retail copy of Windows XP and install it as your backup/secondary operating system.

That's such a nice feature.
Posted by AssassyN, on May 17, 2006 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
SuperDrives *really* help the resale value. Get... 2,501 Views / 48 Replies  
SuperDrives *really* help the resale value. Get one just for that reason if nothing else.
Posted by AssassyN, on May 17, 2006 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I know my router went up in smoke; take it... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
Well I know my router went up in smoke; take it for what it's worth.

I wouldn't be trying anything funny with electricity involving my $1099+ toy, personally.
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From my experience, AppleCare doesn't do much to... 935 Views / 4 Replies  
From my experience, AppleCare doesn't do much to resale. What DOES help resale is selling it before the original 1-year warranty expires. New owners LOVE to hear they still have warranty left, but...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't believe nobody has caught this yet! Do... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
Can't believe nobody has caught this yet!

Do NOT try to connect an 85W adapter to a machine clearly made for 60W! I mean I'm no EE, but you can't tell me that doesn't SOUND dangerous? I learned...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For resale value alone, get the SuperDrive models... 935 Views / 4 Replies  
For resale value alone, get the SuperDrive models

From personal experience (6+ Macs) that I've sold on eBay, the SuperDrive models demand a substantial increase in bids and raise the overall price...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How in the world can the *screen*, the thing in... 1,288 Views / 20 Replies  
How in the world can the *screen*, the thing in which all your computing relies on you being able to see clearly and enjoy viewing, not be a deal-killer for someone who hates glossy screens?
...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The black on the casing actually looks like a... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
The black on the casing actually looks like a matte black, VERY unlike the glossy black on the iPods.

Unless it looks better in person, the matte finish kinda looks cheap to me, unfortunately.
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
^ Good deal...in that case, buying the upgrade... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
^ Good deal...in that case, buying the upgrade from Apple works out better. Going from 1GB total to 2GB total would probably prove otherwise, though ;)
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
^ You'd be interested in this: ... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
^ You'd be interested in this:

http://www.macworld.com/news/2006/05/16/macbook/index.php



It is definitely a different strategy, but the reasoning is probably entirely linked to the...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
^ I personally like glossy screens as well. ... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
^ I personally like glossy screens as well.

I'm unsure if the UXGA "TrueLife" screens on the Dell i9300 is "glossy", but that screen is a gem. If the MacBook is anything like that, it's a...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The crazy RAM prices don't surprise me; Apple has... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
The crazy RAM prices don't surprise me; Apple has always had inflated RAM prices. I've always just ordered the minimum and bought upgrades from coastmemory.com

Plus, if you have patience, you can...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 09:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Veryyyy tempting...great release here. This... 21,139 Views / 345 Replies  
Veryyyy tempting...great release here.

This is the best release in probably the last few years in terms of lack of things to complain about.

I can safely say these MacBooks exceeded my...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 09:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This thread can (hopefully) die now...I won't... 33,914 Views / 614 Replies  
This thread can (hopefully) die now...I won't jump the gun, but I'm sure within an hour or so the OFFICIAL MacBook thread can be started. :)
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 08:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, here they come. Boy, this is gonna be... 501 Views / 2 Replies  
Yep, here they come.

Boy, this is gonna be hard to resist...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 16, 2006 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Who cares...a bird in the hand... 2,027 Views / 43 Replies  
Who cares...a bird in the hand...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 11, 2006 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
NightStalker on ABC was a really solid show IMO. ... 4,037 Views / 151 Replies  
NightStalker on ABC was a really solid show IMO.

The worst cancellation was Sons & Daughters...that was the funniest show on TV in years.
Posted by AssassyN, on May 9, 2006 at 04:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Are you kidding yourself? This is planet earth. ... 7,655 Views / 268 Replies  
Are you kidding yourself? This is planet earth. All things eventually consolidate.

We now have DVD + *and* - R burners, whereas back in the day it was one or the other.
The two "competing"...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 9, 2006 at 09:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: ^ Your argument works until you realize that... 7,655 Views / 268 Replies  
^ Your argument works until you realize that within 8-12 months, companies will have "universal" players out that play HD-DVDs and Blu-Ray discs for probably $500 or less.

By the time the PS3 hits...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 9, 2006 at 02:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
As sad as this is, it's true in so many ways. ... 1,352 Views / 35 Replies  
As sad as this is, it's true in so many ways.

Macs are the best at what they do, but definitely lag behind in everything else.

Ever tried to list eBay ads on a Mac and use their built-in...
Posted by AssassyN, on May 9, 2006 at 02:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sent you a PM :) 593 Views / 5 Replies  
Sent you a PM :)
Posted by AssassyN, on Apr 21, 2006 at 02:10 PM, in Marketplace
Does this have the internal BlueTooth module... 716 Views / 6 Replies  
Does this have the internal BlueTooth module installed? :)
Posted by AssassyN, on Apr 19, 2006 at 10:52 AM, in Marketplace
Until Apple offers 24/7 tech support (this is... 714 Views / 16 Replies  
Until Apple offers 24/7 tech support (this is 2006 - every major company in the world should have outsourced 24/7 tech support by now), I refuse to admire their support.
Posted by AssassyN, on Apr 18, 2006 at 06:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^ I tend to agree; "Power" may accidentally... 5,116 Views / 71 Replies  
^ I tend to agree; "Power" may accidentally allude to "PowerPC" chips.

I cannot wait for these Intel towers to be released...if all goes well, it'll be my first new Mac since the Rev. A 17"...
Posted by AssassyN, on Apr 17, 2006 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Definitely wish I had the cash! I could... 1,057 Views / 12 Replies  
Definitely wish I had the cash!

I could maybe do $2,000... ;)
Posted by AssassyN, on Apr 16, 2006 at 01:14 AM, in Marketplace
I won't buy another iPod (got the 5G). But I... 9,862 Views / 164 Replies  
I won't buy another iPod (got the 5G).

But I would SO buy a Mac tablet. Oh me oh my I would...
Posted by AssassyN, on Feb 24, 2006 at 12:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It should! I've heard stories of people charging... 583 Views / 4 Replies  
It should! I've heard stories of people charging full-sized iPods w/ USB1.1.
Posted by AssassyN, on Feb 10, 2006 at 04:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
^ Most likely the Shuffles won't be around at the... 978 Views / 11 Replies  
^ Most likely the Shuffles won't be around at the end of 2006, at least in their current state.
Posted by AssassyN, on Feb 10, 2006 at 03:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I loved the 3G. Everything here mentioned was... 9,862 Views / 164 Replies  
I loved the 3G. Everything here mentioned was what made it awesome (pure slick, no moving parts, red backlight, etc.)

However, one thing that just made it wonderful was how the buttons took up...
Posted by AssassyN, on Feb 10, 2006 at 03:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
^ Amazingly, yes. If you go through as if... 978 Views / 11 Replies  
^ Amazingly, yes.

If you go through as if you're going to purchase one, it'll show you an example. They engrave it on the SIDE of the shuffle, not the back like they do normal iPods.

I've been...
Posted by AssassyN, on Feb 7, 2006 at 06:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can also personally vouch for the Vaja cases. ... 2,671 Views / 13 Replies  
I can also personally vouch for the Vaja cases.

I purchase a red one for my 3G iPod, and although $50 was steep, it's awesome. Beautiful, tough, and eye catching. I'll be on the lookout for...
Posted by AssassyN, on Oct 28, 2005 at 10:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Post PICTURES as well, please! I'm considering... 2,085 Views / 36 Replies  
Post PICTURES as well, please! I'm considering this one...

BTW, use www.imageshack.us for free pic hosting if you don't have your own domain.
Posted by AssassyN, on Sep 8, 2005 at 04:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: [QUOTE=waiting4life][ Nice DCFC poster. ... 1,335,887 Views / 4,110 Replies  
[QUOTE=waiting4life][


Nice DCFC poster. That tour was amazing, and their new CD is awesome :)
Posted by AssassyN, on Aug 15, 2005 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
^ While your first point in a tad cynical, I... 16,998 Views / 280 Replies  
^ While your first point in a tad cynical, I *can* see this being a failure unless those touch features are executed perfectly.

I agree w/ tooki actually...a cord doesn't bother me. I don't take...
Posted by AssassyN, on Aug 2, 2005 at 01:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I dig it. The cord doesn't bother me for at-home... 16,998 Views / 280 Replies  
I dig it. The cord doesn't bother me for at-home use. However I have always though Apple's mice were too lightweight. I wonder if this one's any "heftier" to hold.
Posted by AssassyN, on Aug 2, 2005 at 10:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
^^ Sigh, aren't you stuck in 1999? That vehicle... 3,361 Views / 60 Replies  
^^ Sigh, aren't you stuck in 1999? That vehicle was sold awile back. STFU.

I'd take ghetto over grandma anyday if you want honesty.
Posted by AssassyN, on Jul 27, 2005 at 01:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
CONGRATS! But 2 problems: An AMG station... 3,361 Views / 60 Replies  
CONGRATS!

But 2 problems: An AMG station wagon?! That's like a school bus w/ 40" chrome wheels.

The Mini S is a sweet ride.

Add in practicality and I see your point, enjoy!
Posted by AssassyN, on Jul 27, 2005 at 12:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So sad, regardless of why :( 5,108 Views / 216 Replies  
So sad, regardless of why :(
Posted by AssassyN, on Jul 7, 2005 at 07:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
'Grats! :D 954 Views / 19 Replies  
'Grats! :D
Posted by AssassyN, on Jun 19, 2005 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would say it's purely due to the full-blown sex... 2,526 Views / 89 Replies  
I would say it's purely due to the full-blown sex TWICE in a short amount of time. You're never as loaded up the 2nd time if it's only a few hours away from the first time. It's normal.
Posted by AssassyN, on Jun 19, 2005 at 03:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dell's are fine. A Dell is a Windows-based... 5,111 Views / 71 Replies  
Dell's are fine. A Dell is a Windows-based computer w/ lots of bloatware installed...just reformat and you're good. If you're not a complete moron, WinXP can be just as stable as Mac OS X. I love...
Posted by AssassyN, on Jun 17, 2005 at 06:30 AM, in macOS
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:27 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2017 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,