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Completely agree, especially about the graphics.... 744 Views / 6 Replies  
Completely agree, especially about the graphics. Sign of things to come, I hope. Still debating PodLinux for the games, but they don't meet this new standard.



Grab the demo and save it till...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 3, 2007 at 08:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
" Discoloured snow is not unknown in Russia. In... 3,344 Views / 13 Replies  
" Discoloured snow is not unknown in Russia. In Norilsk, a closed city just outside the Arctic Circle that is home to the world's largest nickel and palladium producer, the snow is often black.
...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 3, 2007 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Read just one (from '96) and I want to puke a... 660 Views / 3 Replies  
Read just one (from '96) and I want to puke a little. Check the last para...

http://www.iowaconsumercase.org/122106/PLEX0_5780.pdf
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 3, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Free iPod game demo at the ITMS. 744 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm double posting this here because many owners might not go in the iPod room unless they're having a problem and it's a limited time offer.


Not that it matters.. but it's the Vortex game.
...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 3, 2007 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Free iPod game demo at the ITMS. 698 Views / 0 Replies  
Go. See. Try.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 3, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sure, use manual, not sync, for the iPod. Then... 566 Views / 5 Replies  
Sure, use manual, not sync, for the iPod. Then erase it all from the MacBook and just copy new tracks to the iPod as you get them.

Of course if the iPod HD goes belly up... you're screwed.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 3, 2007 at 05:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, I don't but they do... ... 450 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, I don't but they do...

buyersguide.macrumors.com
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 1, 2007 at 02:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can't you just mount it and look with Disk... 550 Views / 2 Replies  
Can't you just mount it and look with Disk Utility? Not that I think the rumor's true.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Feb 1, 2007 at 02:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ha ha ha... "I meant to tell you 'bout that." ... 5,245 Views / 42 Replies  
Ha ha ha... "I meant to tell you 'bout that."


:)
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 31, 2007 at 11:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just got a refurb Fifth Gen 30Gb Video from the... 1,537 Views / 5 Replies  
I just got a refurb Fifth Gen 30Gb Video from the Apple site for $180. It's perfect. All I'm missing (I think) is the search function of the 5.5 gen models. Might be a firmware add-on, not sure. No...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 31, 2007 at 07:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
C'mon people... If you had been stuck with 10.1... 4,300 Views / 63 Replies  
C'mon people... If you had been stuck with 10.1 for the last four years and Tiger or even Panther were coming out, you don't think you would be chomping at the bit to get a copy?
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 31, 2007 at 12:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So while the rest of us are circling the... 2,281 Views / 50 Replies  
So while the rest of us are circling the mothership... you've planted yourself on top of it. :lol:

See if you can still get into the cafeteria on campus.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 30, 2007 at 06:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
btt... Would still like to hear from NN'ers about... 1,085 Views / 4 Replies  
btt... Would still like to hear from NN'ers about IPodLinux.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 30, 2007 at 05:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Too bad you got here just in time for that week... 2,281 Views / 50 Replies  
Too bad you got here just in time for that week long freeze. :)

That was the worst I recall and I've been here in the mid-Peninsula for 45 years. So I blame you for bringing the drab ass freezing...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 28, 2007 at 03:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, this one seems pretty good. I've gone... 708 Views / 7 Replies  
Actually, this one seems pretty good. I've gone another ~2 hours this morning and it just now switched to red though it shows about 15-20% left. That makes close to (maybe over) 14 hours. This is a...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 25, 2007 at 02:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My battery won't die... 708 Views / 7 Replies  
Well hell, what do I do now?

I took my new (refurb 5.0 gen) 30 gig vid out with me today and have kept using it all evening. Obviously, no video use and little backlight, though I change playlists...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 25, 2007 at 04:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks FG... I'm in a pissy mood tonight and... 1,094 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks FG... I'm in a pissy mood tonight and really didn't need to feel bad for some damn sock-puppet.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 25, 2007 at 03:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, but you still don't belong in this... 1,019 Views / 26 Replies  
Yeah, but you still don't belong in this discussion.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 25, 2007 at 02:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
shifuimam, Thanks, major post there and I... 1,085 Views / 4 Replies  
shifuimam,

Thanks, major post there and I appreciate it.

First... I'm stuck for now with my very old (2000) Pismo 400 G3 and with a USB 2 PC Card I move music and data at 12-15 Mb/Sec so I'm...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 24, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Rockbox and/or PodLinux anyone? 1,085 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm more interested in Rockbox but that could change. There aren't any recent comments here, so if you're using one or both, tell me about it.

I understand I would have to reformat (my gen 5.0...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 23, 2007 at 01:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Screw conservation... the faster we run out, the... 870 Views / 19 Replies  
Screw conservation... the faster we run out, the sooner we shift to alt fuels.

Save the environment - drive an SUV !
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 22, 2007 at 03:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, I guess us old school hicks are in the... 2,127 Views / 58 Replies  
Well, I guess us old school hicks are in the minority worldwide. No surprise, time moves on.

Last I was in Europe, I was still a teen, more interested in the beer than the coffee. But as a coffee...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 22, 2007 at 03:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Where's the kid? 1,325 Views / 32 Replies  
Where's the kid?
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 21, 2007 at 05:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I gotta side with the simple replies at the... 2,127 Views / 58 Replies  
I gotta side with the simple replies at the start, here in 'merica that is...

Long before Starbucks, and "Gourmet" coffee, ya gots yer cup a joe in a diner or coffee shop.

You park your butt...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 21, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, done for a while. I DO feel a bit dirty... 1,174 Views / 25 Replies  
Ok, done for a while. I DO feel a bit dirty though. And sore from laughing so much.

This may be hard to put across but...

1) Their members seem young, unruly and punkish. VERY quick to turn....
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 21, 2007 at 05:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Zune "Social" is going up in flames! 1,174 Views / 25 Replies  
Out of curiosity, I followed a link to ZuneScene's "Tech Support" forum.

It's insane. A page or more per day (just the support section) and the noob's questions are getting so repetitive they're...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 21, 2007 at 12:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was doing GIS work a few years back and always... 520 Views / 3 Replies  
I was doing GIS work a few years back and always got a kick out of "King of Prussia, PA".

Not on that list and I never looked up the history of the name. Noticed it quite a lot though, as I recall.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 19, 2007 at 08:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At NASA AMES in the late '80s, there was a... 1,325 Views / 32 Replies  
At NASA AMES in the late '80s, there was a decommisioned piece of old-school tech I wish I could have seen operate. It would tube launch (CO2?) frozen chickens for testing windscreen and fighter...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 19, 2007 at 05:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What an oddly appropriate description of the... 2,609 Views / 53 Replies  
What an oddly appropriate description of the picture. Eerie.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 18, 2007 at 07:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps... but not in Salty-ness. 892 Views / 14 Replies  
Perhaps... but not in Salty-ness.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 18, 2007 at 07:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Worse even... no funds for modern kit so I'm... 442 Views / 3 Replies  
Worse even... no funds for modern kit so I'm still plugging away on my Pismo.

Thanks guys, somedays I love Apple's KB, somedays not.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 18, 2007 at 07:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmmm, is there something you want to tell us? ... 892 Views / 14 Replies  
Hmmm, is there something you want to tell us?

:D
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 18, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Boot from USB VidPod? 442 Views / 3 Replies  
Hmmm, my search-fu is weak this AM.

Can I boot OSX (Panther) from USB?
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 18, 2007 at 01:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah... but they never EVER had the good porn. 636 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah... but they never EVER had the good porn.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 17, 2007 at 03:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
USB 1 WILL charge AND sync (I just got a refurb... 533 Views / 2 Replies  
USB 1 WILL charge AND sync (I just got a refurb 30vid), but the speed will make you want to slit your wrists.

I wanted a USB 2.0 Cardbus/PCMCIA adapter for my Pismo but the prices for Mac versions...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 17, 2007 at 02:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Put that on 4chan. Please, please. :D 4,689 Views / 31 Replies  
Put that on 4chan. Please, please. :D
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 14, 2007 at 03:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
True dat dawg... please, there MUST be some way... 1,270 Views / 43 Replies  
True dat dawg... please, there MUST be some way we can rate this masterpiece. I know it sounds like a lot but with a team effort, I'm sure we can do it.


Sheesh... downloaded and deleted.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 13, 2007 at 11:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Twiki... get your claw off Wilma's @$$ ! 4,689 Views / 31 Replies  
Twiki... get your claw off Wilma's @$$ !
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 12, 2007 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Podcast version would be nice. I can't do any... 987 Views / 25 Replies  
Podcast version would be nice. I can't do any video conversions on my old Pismo. So sad.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 11, 2007 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Double tap. 527 Views / 6 Replies  
Double tap.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 8, 2007 at 01:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's constant. I wanted a Vid iPod. Saw it at... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
It's constant. I wanted a Vid iPod. Saw it at Apple refurb. Checked deals on the web. Came back, it was gone.

Looked over the web/EBay for a day but still wanted it from Apple. Went back to the...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 8, 2007 at 01:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just got mine yesterday so this is just one... 531 Views / 1 Replies  
I just got mine yesterday so this is just one way...

Empty the folder you Sync'ed from and re-Sync.

Corrections welcome.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 8, 2007 at 12:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mine just arrived (30 Vid)... WIN formatted and... 886 Views / 11 Replies  
Mine just arrived (30 Vid)... WIN formatted and NO sample files. Mooks. Maybe on the CD.

Looks fine. I'll post an update later or tomorrow. Won't load much as I'm waiting for a Cardbus USB 2.0...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 6, 2007 at 04:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't do a hell of a lot with iTunes but play... 512 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't do a hell of a lot with iTunes but play music, so I haven't had problems with 7.

Well, it just arrived, so I better post to the refurb thread then get started. It's WIN formatted. Figures....
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 6, 2007 at 04:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
WTF: World hates Apple s/w & iTunes??? 512 Views / 3 Replies  
First iPod should arrive today. No one I know has one and I've only very briefly looked them over a couple times in Apple Stores.

So... while waiting, I'm cruising sites looking for s/w to grab....
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 6, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Damn Apple. I expected the delivery Monday so I... 886 Views / 11 Replies  
Damn Apple. I expected the delivery Monday so I missed it today. Maybe tomorrow.

Does Fed-Ex deliver on Saturdays?
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 5, 2007 at 11:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, after a week or so of online comparison... 886 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, after a week or so of online comparison shopping (including E-Bay) I pulled the trigger an hour ago on a 30Gb Video refurb from Apple. Now I see Dr. Wahnsinn's post above.
Still... I'm...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Jan 4, 2007 at 07:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmmm, I thought the problem with Tablet... 1,352 Views / 38 Replies  
Hmmm, I thought the problem with Tablet Hackintoshes was that the touchscreens were made by Wacom who ran the data through internal serial buses which OSX had no access to. Hope this is wrong.
...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Dec 29, 2006 at 03:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Right... but you love it when YOU get the river... 922 Views / 24 Replies  
Right... but you love it when YOU get the river for the pot.

And who calls fourth street the "fiver"? I'm just being as ass, I'm sure you just had "river" running through you brain as you were...
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Dec 17, 2006 at 04:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I won't even try. But as The Floyd are in my top... 1,283 Views / 46 Replies  
I won't even try. But as The Floyd are in my top three, I'll say, you've gogt some good ones in there.
Posted by Jim_MDP, on Dec 6, 2006 at 11:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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