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Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By joltguy
Looks like syncing, backup, and restore are all...

Looks like syncing, backup, and restore are all moving to the Finder.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210200
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 5th, 2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,263
Posted By joltguy
I tried this app out when it first came out and...

I tried this app out when it first came out and it was a real hassle to uninstall it. It created a pesky persistent DMG mount on my system which I noticed when I was running an installer and it came...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 18th, 2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,822
Posted By joltguy
I'm not thrilled about that change yet either....

I'm not thrilled about that change yet either. What's worse is that can't figure out how to access the photos that were previously showing in my Photo Stream (but not on my camera roll). If I go into...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,021
Posted By joltguy
NES30 Controller

Hi all! Just wondering if anyone has tried out this controller with iOS and if so what you think of it in terms of game support, battery life, etc. Cult of Mac has it for 25% off right now so I'm...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 30th, 2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,718
Posted By joltguy
I echo what psycosis said. If you're truly only...

I echo what psycosis said. If you're truly only interested in iOS, then there's no need to look to PhoneGap. Go fully native. Right now it is a great time to dive into iOS app development using Swift...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 27th, 2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,718
Posted By joltguy
I do some iOS development mostly as a hobby at...

I do some iOS development mostly as a hobby at this point. Why do you ask?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 22nd, 2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 65,707
Posted By joltguy
Best Buy once again has the $60 multi-packs...

Best Buy once again has the $60 multi-packs (4x15) on sale for $48 (http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/apple-itunes-60-multipack-card-n-a/10198212.aspx).
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 30th, 2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,501
Posted By joltguy
Pixelmator rocks! I've been using it since the...

Pixelmator rocks! I've been using it since the first versions and its steadily gotten better with each release. In the last year they've really picked up the pace of development. With the recent...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 25th, 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By joltguy
Honestly, most times my wife can usually snap my...

Honestly, most times my wife can usually snap my bad mood and bring a smile to my face when I've had a bad day. Sometimes I find that going for a run can also help me.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 25th, 2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By joltguy
Sorry, I posted this in the wrong section... I...

Sorry, I posted this in the wrong section... I meant to put it in the All iOS (https://www.ehmac.ca/all-ios-iphone-ipad-ipod-touch-apple-tv-itunes/) section. Moderators: please move it over if...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 25th, 2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 65,707
Posted By joltguy
Went to Mac's convenience store this morning and...

Went to Mac's convenience store this morning and discovered that they are currently selling $50 iTunes cards for $40. Not bad!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 25th, 2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By joltguy
Seriously, Samsung?

Samsung follows Apple's lead, announces new gold edition of Galaxy S4 (http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/09/25/samsung-follows-apples-lead-announces-new-gold-edition-of-galaxy-s4)

Absolutely...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 12th, 2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,418
Posted By joltguy
Looks like Samsung wants to let everyone know...

Looks like Samsung wants to let everyone know that they'll have 64-bit phones too!

THE NeXT BIG THING (http://follow.to/nextbigthing)

:lmao:
Forum: Info Centre Jul 17th, 2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,737
Posted By joltguy
Excellent suggestion!

Excellent suggestion!
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 17th, 2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By joltguy
I'm considering buying one of these too so I'll...

I'm considering buying one of these too so I'll be interested to hear what you think of it.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 25th, 2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By joltguy
I've been anxiously awaiting this for some time....

I've been anxiously awaiting this for some time. Excellent trailer... can't wait to see the movie!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 24th, 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,582
Posted By joltguy
My wife uses hers every day too. It does seem a...

My wife uses hers every day too. It does seem a bit slow at times though. I'm just waiting for Apple to release a retina iPad mini and I'll likely upgrade her to that.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 24th, 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,194
Posted By joltguy
FWIW, it's been great for me. Well worth the...

FWIW, it's been great for me. Well worth the $28/year. And contrary to popular belief you can still keep your favourite or most played songs on your device so you don't have to hit the cloud every...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 22nd, 2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By joltguy
Ah okay. So its not completely rolled out yet....

Ah okay. So its not completely rolled out yet. Thanks for the replies, all!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 21st, 2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By joltguy
Question Apple ID two-step verification

Hi all

I had seen some reports (http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/10/4319766/apple-reportedly-expands-two-step-authentication-to-russia-canada-more) that Apple has rolled out its 2-step verification...
Forum: Photography Focus May 1st, 2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By joltguy
I was previously using Flickr for all of my...

I was previously using Flickr for all of my private family photos. However a lot of my non-technical family members found Flickr's website too confusing. Too many things to click on, etc.

So for...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 29th, 2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By joltguy
Arrow iSteve movie at FunnyOrDie

I'm surprised this hasn't been mentioned here yet but FunnyOrDie recently released their full-length "iSteve" movie staring Justin Long (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0519043/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1) as Steve...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 29th, 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By joltguy
Hmmm, just tried it with a few different files...

Hmmm, just tried it with a few different files and it applied the datestamp from the original file before the copy even finished. I'm on 10.8.3 but I'm not sure about previous versions.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 29th, 2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By joltguy
Original Mac reference in Safari 6

Hi guys

Just going through my downloads folder and noticed something kinda neat. The date stamp that Safari puts on a file while its downloading is a nod to the original Macintosh: 1984-01-24!
...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 15th, 2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,999
Posted By joltguy
Maybe we should also start continually referring...

Maybe we should also start continually referring to Dell as "beleaguered". :p
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 17th, 2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,044
Posted By joltguy
You're welcome, all! :D

You're welcome, all! :D
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 12th, 2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,540
Posted By joltguy
I had this happen when I upgraded to iTunes 11....

I had this happen when I upgraded to iTunes 11. It was fairly tedious to fix but here's what I did:

1. Click the album to show the track list.
2. Select the first track and "Get Info" on it.
3....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 12th, 2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,044
Posted By joltguy
Thumbs up Great one-day sale on tv

Hey all!

Just thought I'd give you a heads up... this coming Sunday (December 16) Staples has a one-day special going and they're selling the tv for only $79! Thats the lowest price I've ever...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 11th, 2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,540
Posted By joltguy
I've been using iTunes Match for about a month...

I've been using iTunes Match for about a month now. I signed up for it when I moved my iTunes library to a 2TB external drive. I figured that iTunes Match would be a great/inexpensive backup...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 2nd, 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,293
Posted By joltguy
I like almost all cereals... Mini-Wheats and...

I like almost all cereals... Mini-Wheats and Shreddies being my favourites.

I also really like iTunes 11.

There... covered both topics. :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 29th, 2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,443
Posted By joltguy
Maybe today! Is iTunes 11 Out Yet?...

Maybe today!

Is iTunes 11 Out Yet? (http://isitunes11outyet.com)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,443
Posted By joltguy
Although I am disappointed that Apple pushed the...

Although I am disappointed that Apple pushed the date out, I'd be way more disappointed if they shipped a buggy mess. iTunes is just too important!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,443
Posted By joltguy
Website (http://www.apple.com/itunes/new-itunes/)...

Website (http://www.apple.com/itunes/new-itunes/) still says "Coming in October" though. Maybe Friday?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By joltguy
Thumbs up Me too! When I first saw this I actually said...

Me too! When I first saw this I actually said "Finally!" out loud. :clap:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 18th, 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,122
Posted By joltguy
Starbucks Canada added Passbook support in the...

Starbucks Canada added Passbook support in the latest update which came out this week. Good thing too, because they were getting absolutely hammered in App Store reviews simply because they didn't...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By joltguy
Absolutely love the new look for the mini player.

Absolutely love the new look for the mini player.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 13th, 2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By joltguy
When it came back I was happy to see that I...

When it came back I was happy to see that I hadn't actually lost any mail... just a slightly delayed delivery. :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,757
Posted By joltguy
:clap: You and I both. I can't believe...

:clap:

You and I both. I can't believe anyone who watches the iPhone 5 video (the one with Jony Ive et al) coming away from it with anything but total respect for how much thought, care, and...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 12th, 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By joltguy
Unfortunately it seems I am also part of the 1%.

Unfortunately it seems I am also part of the 1%.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 12th, 2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By joltguy
I'd be very surprised if this story turned out to...

I'd be very surprised if this story turned out to be true.

That being said, I think Apple is earning itself a sue-happy reputation and its beginning to grate on people's nerves (mine included). If...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 10th, 2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By joltguy
I've been using Flow...

I've been using Flow (http://fivedetails.com/flow/) for the past couple of years and it has been very fast and reliable. Packs in a lot of handy features and sports a very clean user interface too....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 1st, 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By joltguy
Hi Margaret As others have pointed out you...

Hi Margaret

As others have pointed out you can register for a free Apple Developer account and get Xcode installed. This will allow you to run any apps you build on the included iOS Simulator. If...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 23rd, 2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,680
Posted By joltguy
I've been using a great little opens source app...

I've been using a great little opens source app called JumpCut (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/21604/jumpcut) for years. Its very minimalist and super-convenient.

Although JumpCut still works in...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 9th, 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,684
Posted By joltguy
I'll probably stick with my 2nd gen Apple TV for...

I'll probably stick with my 2nd gen Apple TV for now. I'm really happy that Apple made the software update available, but I'm surprised/disappointed that this (major) update still doesn't include...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 16th, 2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,988
Posted By joltguy
This is fantastic news! Anything that opens up...

This is fantastic news! Anything that opens up new content to Canada or adds value to my AppleTV is a welcome announcement. I'm especially pleased that the shows are stored in iCloud instead of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By joltguy
Mine's in Concord now, but it is now showing a...

Mine's in Concord now, but it is now showing a delivery date of Monday by noon. *sigh*
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By joltguy
I've been tracking mine every step of the way and...

I've been tracking mine every step of the way and its been sitting in Mount Hope (Hamilton) for the last 3 hours or so. I pre-ordered mine early on the 7th as well, so I'm still hopeful that I'll get...
Forum: Anything Mac May 31st, 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,891
Posted By joltguy
I think that the iCloud could really push movie...

I think that the iCloud could really push movie sales for Apple if implemented properly. Just last week I was considering purchasing the BBC "Planet Earth" series in HD via iTunes. The major thing...
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 4th, 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
GLOSSYCODE logo desktop

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/5411012612_677440cb8e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/5411012612/)

GLOSSYCODE is my personal side project… my one-man software company! I just...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,203
Posted By joltguy
A couple of OS X apps have emerged that will let...

A couple of OS X apps have emerged that will let you use pretty much any printer with AirPrint. Both links below are to the reviews on TUAW:

FingerPrint...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 25th, 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By joltguy
If an "artist" did this with any other company's...

If an "artist" did this with any other company's products, they'd be deemed garbage. Destroy an Apple product though and you've got yourself some art!
Forum: Photography Focus Aug 27th, 2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
Is it hockey season yet?! ;) ...

Is it hockey season yet?! ;)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4115/4931470323_a7919b681c_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/4931470323/)
desktop08272010...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 21st, 2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,754
Posted By joltguy
Downloading!

Downloading!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 20th, 2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,309
Posted By joltguy
Love the new design. I actually think this...

Love the new design. I actually think this prototype looks more like current Apple aesthetic than my beloved iPhone 3GS does with its bulbous curvy backside.

Also, Gizmodo is taking some serious...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 26th, 2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,193
Posted By joltguy
Its probably not significant but Apple did just...

Its probably not significant but Apple did just update its 'newton.com' domain name recently... December 30, 2009 to be exact.

Whois lookup - newton.com (http://www.whois.net/whois/newton.com)
...
Forum: Photography Focus Jan 16th, 2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
Smile Thanks ScanMan! FYI, IconFactory released a...

Thanks ScanMan!

FYI, IconFactory released a fresh batch of the Flurry icons this week in case you're interested.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 13th, 2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,272
Posted By joltguy
Wow, kinda glad I saw this thread. I've been...

Wow, kinda glad I saw this thread. I've been considering that exact drive due to it being the largest available for my unibody MBP. I've still got about 14GB free on my stock 250GB though so I have a...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 4th, 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By joltguy
:eek: Wow, that looks like a very cool app! ...

:eek: Wow, that looks like a very cool app!

I loved the design of the Magic Mouse when I tried it out at the Apple Store but I knew I wouldn't be able to live with the very limited functionality...
Forum: Photography Focus Jan 4th, 2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
A new year deserves a new desktop!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2680/4243753431_e199324405.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/4243753431/)
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,348
Posted By joltguy
I'm about 90% sure this will be my next mouse....

I'm about 90% sure this will be my next mouse. The next time time the little ball on my Mighty Mouse sticks I might be inclined to skip cleaning it and head out to the Apple Store to try out one of...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 2nd, 2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By joltguy
Neat hidden feature in QuickLook

Okay, so it's not super-useful but it is some neat eye candy. Currently when you QuickLook a folder you just see a bigger version of the folder. With this feature the contents of the folder are made...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 1st, 2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
Thumbs up Go leafs go!

Here is my current desktop, all ready for the opening face-off tonight! :)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2505/3971148950_f910da2173.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/3971148950/)

GO...
Forum: Classifieds Sep 19th, 2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,887
Posted By joltguy
Thanks Carter!

Thanks Carter!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 10th, 2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,839
Posted By joltguy
While I'd completely disagree that yesterdays's...

While I'd completely disagree that yesterdays's updates were "lame", I'll admit that I was also pretty surprised that the nano got a camera while the touch didn't. Rumour sites aside, the touch just...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 9th, 2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By joltguy
FYI you can also hold down the Option (Alt) key...

FYI you can also hold down the Option (Alt) key and click the green button to get the old behaviour.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 9th, 2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,109
Posted By joltguy
I'm waiting to see if a hopefully healthy looking...

I'm waiting to see if a hopefully healthy looking Steve Jobs will take the stage.

Oh, and I'm also hoping to see the tv get some love today!
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 4th, 2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By joltguy
Red face :o Oops. Sorry... just saw it for the first...

:o

Oops. Sorry... just saw it for the first time this morning. Anyway, everyone direct your attention to the previous thread then. Nothing to see here.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 4th, 2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By joltguy
Arrow Apple keyboard firmware hack

Sorry... duplicate thread. Please follow the link in The Doug's post below for the previous discussion of this topic.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 3rd, 2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,936
Posted By joltguy
Only the original iMac came in Bondi Blue. After...

Only the original iMac came in Bondi Blue. After that the shade of blue was changed and it was called "Blueberry". In terms of blues, the I think the sequence for the iMacs was:

1. Bondi Blue
2....
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 2nd, 2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By joltguy
That is an awesome story! "Jim" played it...

That is an awesome story! "Jim" played it perfectly.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 1st, 2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,513,001
Posted By joltguy
bomb squad

bomb squad
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 1st, 2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,034
Posted By joltguy
Upgraded this morning. Went perfectly smooth and...

Upgraded this morning. Went perfectly smooth and everything made it through to the other side completely intact. The installer estimated 45 minutes and it took exactly 44 minutes and 9 seconds. :D
...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,328
Posted By joltguy
Obviously its your choice, but leaving Mac-dom...

Obviously its your choice, but leaving Mac-dom for "political" reasons isn't something I'd even consider. I wasn't originally thrilled with the Intel switch either. That being said, Mac OS X truly is...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 26th, 2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,517
Posted By joltguy
I hear ya, its not for everyone. Just figured I'd...

I hear ya, its not for everyone. Just figured I'd throw it out there since I've been liking it so much lately. :)
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 26th, 2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,517
Posted By joltguy
I couldn't pass this image editor conversation by...

I couldn't pass this image editor conversation by without suggesting you check out Pixelmator (http://www.pixelmator.com/). Its a fantastic editor built exclusively for the Mac. Beautiful and fast, ...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 26th, 2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,513,001
Posted By joltguy
fire fighter

fire fighter
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 26th, 2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,513,001
Posted By joltguy
front row

front row
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 26th, 2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,629
Posted By joltguy
I still love my wireless MM. As ldphoto already...

I still love my wireless MM. As ldphoto already said, its 360° scroll wheel is the perfect thing in many image editing scenarios. My only real gripe with it is that the ball requires cleaning every...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 25th, 2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By joltguy
Very cool... I wonder what drives they are using...

Very cool... I wonder what drives they are using though. The only notebook 750GB drives I can find are the Western Digital Scorpios and those are 12.5mm drives (Mac notebooks need 9.5mm drives).
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 24th, 2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By joltguy
I'm sure it will be available at all of the Apple...

I'm sure it will be available at all of the Apple Retail (http://www.apple.com/ca/retail/storelist/) stores.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 24th, 2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,132
Posted By joltguy
10.6 on 8.28

Woohoo! Snow Leopard added to the store!

... and order complete. :D
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 23rd, 2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By joltguy
I'm glad Apple has finally publicly been able to...

I'm glad Apple has finally publicly been able to tell their side of this story. With all the misinformed bloggers and "reporters" out there rehashing the same "Apple is evil" theory it could've...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 21st, 2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,513,001
Posted By joltguy
bright idea

bright idea
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 20th, 2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,513,001
Posted By joltguy
icon garden

icon garden
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 20th, 2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,513,001
Posted By joltguy
snow white

snow white
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 20th, 2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,513,001
Posted By joltguy
loud mouth

loud mouth
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 20th, 2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By joltguy
According to the Handbrake site, it will use...

According to the Handbrake site, it will use VLC's DVD decryption library if you have VLC installed so you don't lose the ripping feature altogether.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,903
Posted By joltguy
I don't think you'll find too many people around...

I don't think you'll find too many people around here who would disagree with that statement (including me). :)
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,903
Posted By joltguy
People like those described above were the...

People like those described above were the perfect targets for the Mac mini as it was originally introduced. The original low-end Mac mini went for a mere $499 US and the very day it was announced...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 17th, 2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By joltguy
I'm not sure what generation iPod touch you have,...

I'm not sure what generation iPod touch you have, but you can easily find out if it supports Nike+ by going into the "Settings" app and scrolling down to the bottom. If you see a "Nike + iPod" option...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 16th, 2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,061
Posted By joltguy
Thanks... that makes more sense. With video cards...

Thanks... that makes more sense. With video cards the typical "at least" and "or better" text isn't as helpful (or clear) as it is with CPUs.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 15th, 2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,061
Posted By joltguy
Question I know this is slightly OT, but I was looking at...

I know this is slightly OT, but I was looking at the 10.6 specs (http://www.apple.com/macosx/specs.html) and was a little confused by this:



My unibody MBP has both the (less powerful) 9400M...
Forum: Photography Focus Aug 13th, 2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
Clean and metallic, just like my Mac. :cool: ...

Clean and metallic, just like my Mac. :cool:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2490/3750674093_0eb3fe5b9c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/3750674093/in/set-72157605705172995/)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 13th, 2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By joltguy
A caveat: if you have a first generation iPod...

A caveat: if you have a first generation iPod touch, then (sadly) the Nike+ system doesn't work with it at all.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 5th, 2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,781
Posted By joltguy
A few tips

Not disagreeing with anything else you've said since your post was one of the most mature and informed in this thread so far, however, I thought I'd give you a couple of tips. Both the features you...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 30th, 2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,645
Posted By joltguy
Scarborough Town Centre has been going steadily...

Scarborough Town Centre has been going steadily more upscale over the last few years and is currently undergoing a lot of renovations to make it even more so. I'd love to have a store in the STC....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,587
Posted By joltguy
The Wave case comes with one screen protector. It...

The Wave case comes with one screen protector. It went on quite easily (no bubbles) and the touchscreen is still just as sensitive as before. The protective film doesn't help much with glare though...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 23rd, 2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,587
Posted By joltguy
I've got the black/clear Griffin Wave 3G...

I've got the black/clear Griffin Wave 3G (http://kgt.com/wave3g) case on mine right now. Its a bit of a hassle to put on, but it does a good job of protecting the phone (it's already survived a 4ft+...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,432
Posted By joltguy
However beat me to it. :)

However beat me to it. :)
Forum: Photography Focus May 29th, 2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
Cool No problem! Here you go: Influx WallpaperPack by...

No problem! Here you go: Influx WallpaperPack by ~applesactually on deviantART (http://applesactually.deviantart.com/art/Influx-WallpaperPack-112183622)
Forum: Photography Focus May 29th, 2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
The latest... "Influx"

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3306/3573797004_75cc7d4de7.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/3573797004/)
Forum: Photography Focus May 21st, 2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
I happened to have that one sitting on my hard...

I happened to have that one sitting on my hard drive! I uploaded it here for you:

shareHub download - city_desktop.jpg (http://sharehub.me/8ac5c)

Enjoy!
Forum: Anything Mac May 13th, 2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By joltguy
Heheh, just watched the "Elimination" ad over on...

Heheh, just watched the "Elimination" ad over on Apple's site. Brilliant!
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 17th, 2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
Here's my current desktop! Click it for all the...

Here's my current desktop! Click it for all the details.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3370/3448063950_bbf0303fba.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/3448063950/)
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 17th, 2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
I get them from a bunch of different places...

I get them from a bunch of different places actually. That green one I believe I found on interfacelift.com. I also find some on Flickr in the Apple Widescreen Wallpapers...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 27th, 2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,824
Posted By joltguy
Ok, I just grabbed the bundle too. It is too good...

Ok, I just grabbed the bundle too. It is too good a deal to pass up and in the past bundles there's always been a couple of gems that end up becoming indispensable on my Mac (1Password being last...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 23rd, 2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,660
Posted By joltguy
Man, I kinda wish I hadn't watched that. Very...

Man, I kinda wish I hadn't watched that. Very upsetting.

I'm glad to see that an apology has been demanded. Hopefully we'll actually get one... a sincere one.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 20th, 2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By joltguy
I see what you're getting at, but you can't just...

I see what you're getting at, but you can't just dismiss the contest as "phony" simply because it exploits the browser. Clicking on links in Safari, IE8, and Firefox is probably one of the most...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 18th, 2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,472
Posted By joltguy
Thanks for the info and tip about CBC and the...

Thanks for the info and tip about CBC and the playoffs.

As for watching a full Leafs game online, I'm not sure where I'd do that. Its not much of an issue since I have LeafsTV and can usually...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 18th, 2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,472
Posted By joltguy
Question NHL GameCenter Live?

Anybody here a subscriber to NHL GameCenter Live (http://gamecenter.nhl.com/)? It looks really impressive. I'd be interested to hear what your experience with it has been like and whether you think...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 17th, 2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By joltguy
Sorry man... I took a quick look at the first 2...

Sorry man... I took a quick look at the first 2 pages of threads and didn't see it. My bad. :(
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 17th, 2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By joltguy
Cool Incredible MacBook logo mod

Check out this very original black MacBook mod. The guy actually has the Apple logo operating as a second LCD! It can run iTunes visualizers, etc.

Modder turns MacBook logo into LCD display |...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 17th, 2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,645
Posted By joltguy
Wink I think that last sentence sums things up nicely....

I think that last sentence sums things up nicely. ;)
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 17th, 2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By joltguy
While I agree that anything that erodes IE...

While I agree that anything that erodes IE marketshare is good, this lengthy delay between the Windows release of Chrome and the Mac/Linux versions is absolutely pathetic! For a company who enjoys a...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 17th, 2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,965
Posted By joltguy
I love the display, its very bright and the...

I love the display, its very bright and the colours are rich. Glare has yet to be an issue for me. One thing that I've noticed though is that I do find myself having to clean/wipe the glass screen a...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 16th, 2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By joltguy
Gotta love that there's a Google Chrome banner at...

Gotta love that there's a Google Chrome banner at the top of this thread right now. Heheh.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 14th, 2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,565
Posted By joltguy
Ditto that.

Ditto that.
Forum: Photography Focus Mar 13th, 2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
Greenplease

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3604/3349034455_6598c846d4.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/3349034455)

Current desktop on my MBP. Yes, I'm *really* looking forward to spring. :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 11th, 2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,010
Posted By joltguy
Looks awesome! The one caveat might be that you...

Looks awesome! The one caveat might be that you are forced to use the original earbuds since thats where the controls are. I was too busy drooling over it to realize this before a friend pointed it...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,351
Posted By joltguy
Almost every site I build has some PHP involved,...

Almost every site I build has some PHP involved, and I've been using Coda (http://panic.com/coda) exclusively for almost a year now. Its a perfect fit for what I do. I barely ever have to leave the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 6th, 2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,862
Posted By joltguy
Congrats on the new mini, Lars! Sweet little...

Congrats on the new mini, Lars! Sweet little machine.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 5th, 2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 44,532
Posted By joltguy
I've been looking at upgrading the RAM in my...

I've been looking at upgrading the RAM in my unibody MBP to 4GB, and this Kingston kit for $118 @ newegg.ca seems reasonable:

Newegg.ca - Kingston 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1066 (PC8500) Dual Channel Kit...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By joltguy
I just downloaded Radioshift and you're right......

I just downloaded Radioshift and you're right... it is very cool. Getting both those apps for the price of one has me leaning towards buying. Both apps for $32 is a steal.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 25th, 2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,493
Posted By joltguy
I got a chance to watch the video earlier this...

I got a chance to watch the video earlier this morning. I like the Stacks enhancement! Can't wait until we get some more details about this release.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 24th, 2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,779
Posted By joltguy
Will this replace my currently installed Safari...

Will this replace my currently installed Safari (3.2.1) or can I run them side by side?
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 23rd, 2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,828
Posted By joltguy
Here's my base of operations! ...

Here's my base of operations!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3049/3011028712_876ab00bba.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/joltguy/3011028712)
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 23rd, 2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By joltguy
FYI, Rogue Amoeba also recently released some...

FYI, Rogue Amoeba also recently released some good software for playing XM/Sirius on your Mac: Pulsar (http://www.rogueamoeba.com/pulsar/).
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 23rd, 2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,636
Posted By joltguy
My current desktop!

Here's my current MBP desktop setup. You can click through to flickr for the full size and all the details (icon set, Dock skin, etc.)

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3634/3293796550_14e4a1db50.jpg...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 27th, 2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By joltguy
Hey guys Reviving this old thread to let you...

Hey guys

Reviving this old thread to let you guys know that this movie is finally (sorta) available. Its only available on Amazon's video service which (you guessed it) isn't available to us...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 6th, 2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By joltguy
Well produced, and that last line had me laughing...

Well produced, and that last line had me laughing out loud for real. :lmao:
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 18th, 2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,904
Posted By joltguy
ehMax's link to the 97 Macworld in Boston sent me...

ehMax's link to the 97 Macworld in Boston sent me on a little YouTube MW Keynote watching binge. Some great stuff, and I can totally understand the mayor's disappointment. I remember watching the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By joltguy
I've been waiting forever for this to show up on...

I've been waiting forever for this to show up on DVD or iTunes.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 11th, 2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,580
Posted By joltguy
Absolutely brilliant app!

Absolutely brilliant app!
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By joltguy
Awesome pic! I wonder if it was created manually...

Awesome pic! I wonder if it was created manually or using some kind of mosaic generation program...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 12th, 2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,523
Posted By joltguy
Hey SINC Just wondering if you by any chance...

Hey SINC

Just wondering if you by any chance have a Bluetooth mouse or any Bluetooth devices around your MBP. I've got the 1.83 MBP and haven't had any problems with Leopard. The only time I had a...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 25th, 2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By joltguy
For me, Leopard has been the most stable of all...

For me, Leopard has been the most stable of all the OS X releases so far. The Tiger upgrade was the worst for me, and was the first upgrade of OS X which actually seemed to be slower than its...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By joltguy
I just wish EA would've made good on the "all...

I just wish EA would've made good on the "all games going forward will be released same day on the Mac" promise. Where is NHL08??
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 19th, 2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,063
Posted By joltguy
This is a tired and very short-sighted argument....

This is a tired and very short-sighted argument. Over the life of the machine (which btw tends to be much longer with a Mac), a company will spend a lot less time and money...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 30th, 2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,200
Posted By joltguy
I guess I'm in the minority... I'm lovin the new...

I guess I'm in the minority... I'm lovin the new Dock. Only thing slightly annoying about it is the shadows cast by the icons when they have a window behind them.

I'm not as crazy about the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 28th, 2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,062
Posted By joltguy
Heheheh, if they made them too bright we'd have a...

Heheheh, if they made them too bright we'd have a bunch of people across the web screaming "I hate those blue dots!! They're so bright and distracting!!".

;)

FWIW, I kinda agree, I would like...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 27th, 2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,062
Posted By joltguy
Ahh, found a quick fix to my minor annoyance...

Ahh, found a quick fix to my minor annoyance above... simply make an alias to my home folder and drag the alias to the Dock.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 27th, 2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,062
Posted By joltguy
I'm surprised to see Perian on that list... I...

I'm surprised to see Perian on that list... I just tried out Front Row on Leopard and was able to view DivX formats with no problem. I assumed that ability was courtesy of Perian.

Can't really say...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 26th, 2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,871
Posted By joltguy
Just got home in time! The Purolator dude was at...

Just got home in time! The Purolator dude was at my door when I got here... almost missed it! Installing now... went with the "Archive & Install" option (preserve users + network setup). Likely won't...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 26th, 2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,871
Posted By joltguy
Thumbs up As of 10 minutes ago, mine too is on the vehicle...

As of 10 minutes ago, mine too is on the vehicle for delivery!!

Shaping up to be a great weekend. :D :D
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 25th, 2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,871
Posted By joltguy
Talking Wooo!

Woke up this morning to find an unexpected little note in my inbox. It said:

"You're getting Leopard today, buddy!"

(I'm paraphrasing a bit.)

Happy day!
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 22,871
Posted By joltguy
I've preordered the OS a couple of times before...

I've preordered the OS a couple of times before and have always gotten it on the release day. In this case its even better since we'll likely get it even before the stores make it available!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 19th, 2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,818
Posted By joltguy
:clap: Nicely done!

:clap:
Nicely done!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 29th, 2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,946
Posted By joltguy
Cool Just had an idea. It'd be pretty cool if Apple...

Just had an idea. It'd be pretty cool if Apple had their own "channel" which was available exclusively on AppleTV where they could broadcast keynotes or special events like this. When not...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 2nd, 2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,150
Posted By joltguy
Exclamation Last chance for deep discount on VMWare Fusion

Just thought I'd let anyone interested know that this weekend is your last chance to pre-order VMWare Fusion 1.0 (http://www.vmware.com/beta/fusion/index.html) for $39.99 US... after Sunday night...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 1st, 2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By joltguy
Talking Apple probably removed the Debug Code™ from this...

Apple probably removed the Debug Code™ from this release. ;)
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 30th, 2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By joltguy
Phooey! Now they're just toying with us! ;)

Phooey! Now they're just toying with us! ;)
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 30th, 2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By joltguy
Interesting! Maybe we'll see the new iMacs today!

Interesting! Maybe we'll see the new iMacs today!
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By joltguy
Wow, I think I could spend a small fortune in...

Wow, I think I could spend a small fortune in there!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By joltguy
Maybe I'm a sucker, but I bought mine via iTunes....

Maybe I'm a sucker, but I bought mine via iTunes. :)
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 24th, 2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,094
Posted By joltguy
My first wireless setup was the original...

My first wireless setup was the original (graphite) AirPort base station, which worked perfectly for 5 years and still worked when I retired it for security reasons. I cheaped out and went for a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By joltguy
I bought a video iPod for my wife for her...

I bought a video iPod for my wife for her birthday and pre-loaded it with a bunch of stuff, including games. The "Vortex" game seems pretty good.
Forum: Anything Mac May 1st, 2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,852
Posted By joltguy
In addition to the "airport" process...

In addition to the "airport" process occaisionally grabbing 98% CPU and running the fans constantly, I noticed a dramatic network performance hit with this update. My old iBook G3 (which hadn't been...
Forum: Anything Mac May 1st, 2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,886
Posted By joltguy
Yeah, it must be one of the scenarios milhaus...

Yeah, it must be one of the scenarios milhaus suggested.

I've got an 2.1GHz iMac G5 (1GB RAM) and a 1.83GHz MBP (2GB RAM) and while the iMac is definitely no slouch, the MBP is definitely faster.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 24th, 2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By joltguy
Ditto that.

Ditto that.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 23rd, 2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,852
Posted By joltguy
I've got the same thing here actually on my MBP...

I've got the same thing here actually on my MBP Core Duo. The "airport" process is currently hogging ~98% of the CPU! Now to find the solution...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 16th, 2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,084
Posted By joltguy
Thumbs up Iconfactory!!

There'd be a serious problem with this thread if the pixel gods over at The Iconfactory (http://iconfactory.com) didn't get mentioned on the first page! ;)

They're responsible for some of my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 14th, 2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,578
Posted By joltguy
I'll echo that sentiment. I personally find...

I'll echo that sentiment.

I personally find that phone very ugly.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 13th, 2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,762
Posted By joltguy
Thumbs up Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 12th, 2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,780
Posted By joltguy
Talking :lmao: Nice one!

:lmao:
Nice one!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 12th, 2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,215
Posted By joltguy
I used to use VersionTracker all the time... not...

I used to use VersionTracker all the time... not sure how or why it happened but over the years I transitioned myself completely over to MacUpdate.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 11th, 2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,780
Posted By joltguy
Say what you will about the effectiveness of the...

Say what you will about the effectiveness of the campaign, but I'm here today as a result of that campaign. It was the right message at the right time for me. It is my favourite ad of all time... I...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 10th, 2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,780
Posted By joltguy
The one-two punch of this campaign + the original...

The one-two punch of this campaign + the original iMac is what got me interested in Apple after years as a DOS command-line junkie. Windows sucked back then, just as it sucks today.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 8th, 2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By joltguy
Seconded. PodWorks is a great little app and...

Seconded. PodWorks is a great little app and worth every penny. I just wish the developer would compile a Universal Binary version.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,265
Posted By joltguy
The "new PC" experience...

Walt Mossberg bought a new Vista-loaded Sony VAIO laptop and was not impressed by all the "craplets" that came with it. In a nutshell:

"The problem is a lack of respect for the consumer."
...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,633
Posted By joltguy
That's only because the machines couldn't figure...

That's only because the machines couldn't figure out what to make pants taste like.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By joltguy
Apple Store is down!

Apple Store is down right now...

Any ideas?
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 3rd, 2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,685
Posted By joltguy
Ahh, I shouldn't have been so hasty then. Thanks...

Ahh, I shouldn't have been so hasty then. Thanks for the info. Maybe I'll give it another go...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 3rd, 2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,599
Posted By joltguy
Ahh, that's good to know. Too bad MBPlover has...

Ahh, that's good to know. Too bad MBPlover has had troubles with his. I'd really want the SD support to work properly as I'd be using it in conjunction with WiiTransfer...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,599
Posted By joltguy
If there was a reader + writer version, I'd...

If there was a reader + writer version, I'd become *very* interested. It'd sorta be like the modern incarnation of a floppy drive.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 31st, 2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,685
Posted By joltguy
I haven't tried the latest releases of Parellels...

I haven't tried the latest releases of Parellels for exactly this reason. I tried the first release of Parellels which offered this feature, and this is what happened to me... XP wanted me to...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 30th, 2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,881
Posted By joltguy
With the iPhone being released in June, Apple is...

With the iPhone being released in June, Apple is going to have the attention of a lot of people that month. Not just us usual Cult of Mac types, either. They could potentially try to ride this wave...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 28th, 2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By joltguy
I use Terminal mainly for ssh'ing into the...

I use Terminal mainly for ssh'ing into the servers at work. I also use it for quick FTP transfers, shell/Perl scripts, and occasionally for compiles.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 27th, 2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By joltguy
I wonder how many enquiries Rogers has had...

I wonder how many enquiries Rogers has had...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By joltguy
That was an excellent read... thanks for the...

That was an excellent read... thanks for the link!

I really wonder what that "Version 0.0" prototype store looked like. :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 8th, 2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,775
Posted By joltguy
Wink New Zune ad

Microsoft takes the Wendy's route and features their CEO in a new spot for the Zune. There is a slight resemblance to Apple's iPod ads though.

See it here....
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 7th, 2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By joltguy
I'm currently using Soundstream...

I'm currently using Soundstream (http://pcheese.net/software/soundstream/) which is a "Flurry-like" screen saver which reacts to sound input from the mic. It's pretty neat!

For all those missing...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 1st, 2007, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,718
Posted By joltguy
Sorry for your loss, dona83. ;) Seriously...

Sorry for your loss, dona83. ;)

Seriously though, Smyth was the modern face of the Oilers (at least to me) and I was pretty shocked when I heard that he was traded. My first thought was "Man,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 28th, 2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,185
Posted By joltguy
Broken telephone is definitely a possibility. I...

Broken telephone is definitely a possibility. I wonder if the BBC ever issued a correction for this report. Given the commotion it seems to have caused, some sort of statement would be appropriate.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 27th, 2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,104
Posted By joltguy
Manny, good job... it's very sad that a parent...

Manny, good job... it's very sad that a parent need be reminded of their priorities like this. I *never* leave my children alone in the car. Not even on my driveway in the suburbs. The few minutes it...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 27th, 2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,185
Posted By joltguy
That's interesting... anyone care to explain away...

That's interesting... anyone care to explain away that little detail? I tend to agree that a conspiracy of this scale would be damn near impossible to conceal, but I'm just wondering what gives here.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 26th, 2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,173
Posted By joltguy
I first experienced BBSes via my Coleco ADAM with...

I first experienced BBSes via my Coleco ADAM with 300 baud modem. I was immediately hooked. Every once in a while I do miss those days... everything seemed fresh and exciting back then. The Internet...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 23rd, 2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,532
Posted By joltguy
Talking Got mine!

I'd been looking for a on and off Wii since just before Christmas, and I'm ecstatic to say that I finally landed one!

This week I made up my mind that I would call the 2 Wal-Marts closest to my...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 19th, 2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,802
Posted By joltguy
Thanks Macaholic. :) I look at that teeny...

Thanks Macaholic. :)

I look at that teeny slot for papers and I think it'd help me decide what's really important to keep at my desk. It's a like a built-in Clutter Elimination System™.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 18th, 2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,802
Posted By joltguy
Seems as though some of you are being quite...

Seems as though some of you are being quite critical of the coolness of this desk. Did you not read the thread title?? It specifically points out that the desk in question is *undeniably* cool. ;)
...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 17th, 2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,802
Posted By joltguy
Cool Undeniably cool Mac-inspired desk

I was cruising through my RSS feeds this morning and found this desk (http://www.milk.dk/) via an article on The Apple Blog (http://theappleblog.com/2007/02/15/milk-for-your-mac/). It's called "MILK"...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 31st, 2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By joltguy
Pretty decent article. I can imagine some very...

Pretty decent article. I can imagine some very rabid Mac fans firing off an angry email before getting to the end, because some of the things the author mentioned were slightly misleading. Like the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 30th, 2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,883
Posted By joltguy
Or white for that matter! Damnit, iPods should be...

Or white for that matter! Damnit, iPods should be white!! :D
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 30th, 2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,280
Posted By joltguy
Maybe it'll be something big... try to steal some...

Maybe it'll be something big... try to steal some thunder away from the Vista launch!
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 28th, 2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By joltguy
Phenomenal! :clap:

Phenomenal! :clap:
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 28th, 2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,120
Posted By joltguy
I have my Linksys wireless router set up with MAC...

I have my Linksys wireless router set up with MAC filtering. I also have it set up to give my MAC address a designated IP. Before this update, my Mac would connect to the router right away upon...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 23rd, 2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,973
Posted By joltguy
:clap: Completely agree. In addition to...

:clap:

Completely agree. In addition to being pointless, the whole process is laughably ridiculous...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 22nd, 2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,756
Posted By joltguy
Installing on the first day and staying up all...

Installing on the first day and staying up all night exploring the new OS has kinda been a ritual for me with pretty much every OS X release since Public Beta. I can't wait... bring on Leopard!
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 19th, 2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By joltguy
Very interesting read, although I can't say I'm...

Very interesting read, although I can't say I'm surprised. Apple consistently turns out innovative masterpieces, while Dell seems to simply grab parts from the shelf and paint them black. :)

I've...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 11th, 2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,873
Posted By joltguy
Steve mentioned during the Keynote that the...

Steve mentioned during the Keynote that the iPhone can automatically switch to using a WiFi network if one is within range... which for most urban areas translates to "most of the time".
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 11th, 2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,738
Posted By joltguy
As much as I was looking forward to finding out...

As much as I was looking forward to finding out the release date and seeing the "top-secret" features of Leopard, I was so dazzled with the overall coolness of the iPhone that I found it impossible...
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