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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 5th, 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 57,917
Posted By Script Kiddie
"Me too" with the general feeling of lame...

"Me too" with the general feeling of lame commercial.

--BUT--

Did you see some of the others?
The "Ram Trucks - Farmer" wanted to make me vomit the sachharine smugness right out my nose.
The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 31st, 2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 57,917
Posted By Script Kiddie
Ah the nuance of what is meant by "running". ...

Ah the nuance of what is meant by "running".
When and app is backgrounded it may or may not update its tiled icon state, and for those that do, the period is very 'slow' compared to other events.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 31st, 2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 57,917
Posted By Script Kiddie
Agreeing with themment that Thorsten Heins has...

Agreeing with themment that Thorsten Heins has poor stage presence - a cardboard box.

I read in Job's bio that he rehersed his keynotes mercilessly for 3(?) days solid - over and over. And forced...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 31st, 2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 57,917
Posted By Script Kiddie
When the apps are put in the background they...

When the apps are put in the background they consume approximately 0 battery.
That's the beauty of it.

After you get the swing of gestures on the Z10 you will see the 'home button' as a pretty...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 24th, 2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 57,917
Posted By Script Kiddie
For how many years were the analysts predicting...

For how many years were the analysts predicting the demise of Apple?
Many years: from about 1996 - 2003, roughly like that?
Something to think about before we all decide "its over".
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 22nd, 2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
What financial statements back up that claim?

What financial statements back up that claim?
Forum: Classifieds May 15th, 2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,478
Posted By Script Kiddie
Selling: 700Mhz eMac (with 200Gb disk upgrade)

**sold**





Its a perfect kiddy computer, has 512 MB ram and 200Gb disk upgrades.
Comes with apple keyboard.

$40
Forum: Classifieds May 15th, 2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,652
Posted By Script Kiddie
Selling: Dual 867 PowerMac G4 (Digital Audio)

**sold**




Dual 867 PowerMac G4
-upgraded with a WD 250GB system disk, and 2x200GB Seagate make this a great backup server
-1.25 GB RAM
-the power supply was replaced by apple (it is...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 29th, 2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,103
Posted By Script Kiddie
Maybe someone has their bits and Bytes mixed up? ...

Maybe someone has their bits and Bytes mixed up?
25 mega bits per second is almost exactly 3.1 mega BYTES per second.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 16th, 2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By Script Kiddie
May I ask why would you tether if you have WiFi -...

May I ask why would you tether if you have WiFi - doesn't your laptop have WiFi already??
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 29th, 2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By Script Kiddie
Well according to the Western Union website, it...

Well according to the Western Union website, it would cost almost $300 to send the amount I want to send while CIBC is going to charge me $30..


I'll take the CIBC :-)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 26th, 2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By Script Kiddie
transferring money - what's best?

Hi, I have to send money to a friend in the US.
PayPal works but there is quite a large charge for the recipient.
The amount is over $1000.

Is Western Union a good idea?
Who has knowledge about...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 18th, 2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,183
Posted By Script Kiddie
I would hesitate to put a WiFi transmitter in a...

I would hesitate to put a WiFi transmitter in a baby's room.
While there is no conclusive proof of harm it is likely to err on the side of caution.
Especially since this transmitter would be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 12th, 2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By Script Kiddie
I've had similar problems with old macs. Try...

I've had similar problems with old macs. Try leaving it unplugged for a few hours then try again. If that doesn't work then yeah, its broken. :/
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 12th, 2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,684
Posted By Script Kiddie
Chas, GPS data comes from satellites. Map data...

Chas,
GPS data comes from satellites. Map data comes from the cellular stations. If you have preloaded maps, and can receive a GPS signal (anywhere on earth as long as you're out in the open) and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 11th, 2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,074
Posted By Script Kiddie
delete.

delete.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 11th, 2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,684
Posted By Script Kiddie
Well for once something that tons of other phones...

Well for once something that tons of other phones can do that the iPhone can't do :)

Main Page - TrekBuddy (http://wiki.trekbuddy.net/index.php/Main_Page)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 29th, 2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Script Kiddie
Sounds like you talking about 'GSM Buzz'. Dit...

Sounds like you talking about 'GSM Buzz'.
Dit dit dit dit dit........ every few minutes? Yeah thats going to happen on any GSM based phone (any phone on the Rogers/Fido network). CDMA based phones...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 23rd, 2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By Script Kiddie
The site has been updated: "Nope, seems like...

The site has been updated:

"Nope, seems like we were all wrong. Hes getting a normal Blackberry like every one else."
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 16th, 2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,496
Posted By Script Kiddie
Americans are having a huge party, and for a...

Americans are having a huge party, and for a large number of good reasons.
If you don't see any reason then you're either an idiot or a racist.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 14th, 2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Script Kiddie
Maybe you could switch your 3G plan to a device...

Maybe you could switch your 3G plan to a device that does tether - nokia or blackberry.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 14th, 2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,496
Posted By Script Kiddie
Obama Inauguration - Canadian TV coverage?

Hi, I'm hoping to watch it but I'm finding it hard to find what stations are covering it. Any one have a list? I'm in Kitchener hoping to use bunny ears.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 23rd, 2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,976
Posted By Script Kiddie
I don't really get it. RIM makes a lineup of...

I don't really get it.
RIM makes a lineup of devices to suit just about everyone's needs.
On the low end, you have the Pearl and Pearl Flip, small excellent phones with a lot of good features (NOT...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 22nd, 2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By Script Kiddie
BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac

Well I'll be darned, a Mac Media Sync for BlackBerry - in a preview version:

BlackBerry - BlackBerry Media Sync – Tuned Up...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 19th, 2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,976
Posted By Script Kiddie
I don't know if everyone has missed this... but...

I don't know if everyone has missed this... but did you notice that the new MacBooks have a trackpad that has the SurePress type of functionality. I quote from MacBook Pro - Features - Apple Canada...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 18th, 2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,976
Posted By Script Kiddie
Shazam for BB...soon! - BlackBerry Forums at...

Shazam for BB...soon! - BlackBerry Forums at CrackBerry.com (http://forums.crackberry.com/f83/shazam-bb-soon-80630/)
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 9th, 2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,431
Posted By Script Kiddie
You said in your original post it was a dual 2.3....

You said in your original post it was a dual 2.3.
According to everymac.com the liquid cooling was only in the dual 2.7 - which would explain why your friend has never had any trouble with the...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 9th, 2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,431
Posted By Script Kiddie
Under no circumstances should you buy this, but...

Under no circumstances should you buy this, but rather send your friend's phone number to me so I can buy it! LOL

For $600 I would run, not walk for that deal.

The only thing that comes to...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 25th, 2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,817
Posted By Script Kiddie
I just bought a dual 867 and I'm lovin' it. ...

I just bought a dual 867 and I'm lovin' it.
Runs Leopard like greased lightning.
If I get 2 or 3 years out of it I'll be happy.
Then I'll buy a G5 quad core :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,626
Posted By Script Kiddie
Oh! _that_ QC ...

Oh! _that_ QC ...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,626
Posted By Script Kiddie
The Storm is not made in a QualComm plant.

The Storm is not made in a QualComm plant.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,626
Posted By Script Kiddie
In the U.S. there is another reason why...

In the U.S. there is another reason why government workers don't use iPhones - they are forbidden by law to use computers/phones made outside North America! ... iPhone is made in China ...

BTW...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 25th, 2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,626
Posted By Script Kiddie
What is EVDO then?

What is EVDO then?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 11th, 2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Script Kiddie
Thats a pretty convincing rumor. But one bright...

Thats a pretty convincing rumor.
But one bright side is that used copies of (non-snow) Leopard will show up in droves.

The reason why I'm asking is because I just bought a dual 867 - so...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 11th, 2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Script Kiddie
Anyone have any idea which PPC machines will be...

Anyone have any idea which PPC machines will be supported?
I could predict Apple dropping support for G3.
G4, maybe?
G5 surely not?!?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 30th, 2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By Script Kiddie
There is a website for people who want to get out...

There is a website for people who want to get out of car leases by simply _transferring_ the lease to another person. (lease busters) Brilliant.

Maybe ehMac could provide a similar role of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 22nd, 2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By Script Kiddie
A non-technical observation: in many companies,...

A non-technical observation: in many companies, going against an IT policy, like pushing your corporate mail to an 'outside' mailbox or device is grounds for dismissal. Be careful. Ask what is/isn't...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 9th, 2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,597
Posted By Script Kiddie
Can I ask why are you using MMS when you have a...

Can I ask why are you using MMS when you have a phone with a 6GB data plan...?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 8th, 2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By Script Kiddie
Because you can (if needed) touch see what you...

Because you can (if needed) touch see what you are about to click before you click it. Touch == hover, click is, errr, click ;)

When you think about it, it does add a dimension to the UI.

Oh,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 8th, 2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By Script Kiddie
Lack of WiFi: a bummer, but Verizon's network is...

Lack of WiFi: a bummer, but Verizon's network is hot, and it seems that most iPhone users turn off their WiFi to save battery, so how much of a loss is it really?

And changing batteries is so...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 8th, 2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By Script Kiddie
Ah, if you read your own link you will see that...

Ah, if you read your own link you will see that its Vodafone's art department...

But don't bother. Its a hoax. Those images were never on Vodafone's site - and of course "since they've been taken...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 25th, 2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By Script Kiddie
The bigger potential issue is pissing off...

The bigger potential issue is pissing off developers.
Microsoft became mighty by treating developers well. Really well.
Apple... has survived in spite of how they treat developers.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,688
Posted By Script Kiddie
No. As far as you, the customer is concerned, you...

No. As far as you, the customer is concerned, you never deal with Rogers.

Yes of course, the "V" in MVNO means Virtual - having no infrastructure of their own. But who cares who owns the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,688
Posted By Script Kiddie
This is completely untrue. You can get a SIM...

This is completely untrue.
You can get a SIM from several GSM MVNOs in Canada.
Look here List of Canadian mobile phone companies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 19th, 2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,919
Posted By Script Kiddie
Two hours?? You get two _hours_ out of your...

Two hours?? You get two _hours_ out of your iPhone?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Script Kiddie
A few quarters ago it was reported that 51% of...

A few quarters ago it was reported that 51% of BlackBerry units sold were NON-CORPORATE. So we are already "there".
I don't know if age related statistics are kept but from casual observation I see...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 9th, 2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,186
Posted By Script Kiddie
But the trend so far does not support your...

But the trend so far does not support your statement.

See the recent report: THE NPD GROUP: SMARTPHONES REPRESENT 19 PERCENT OF ALL HANDSETS SOLD TO CONSUMERS IN THE U.S....
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 8th, 2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Script Kiddie
That has not been my experience at all. Where did...

That has not been my experience at all. Where did you hear that?

Anyways you can certainly sync using Office 2008.
In Entourage preferences --> Sync Services --> make sure the boxes are checked...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 8th, 2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,186
Posted By Script Kiddie
LOL, Chas_m I think you've been watching too many...

LOL, Chas_m I think you've been watching too many American cowboy movies - with that silly tough talk.

As I said before, and I'll say again, the high defect rate is all over the news, blogs,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 7th, 2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,186
Posted By Script Kiddie
Oh sorry G-Mo, you're not allowed to say...

Oh sorry G-Mo, you're not allowed to say _anything bad_ about the iPhone here! No, no its all good, sunshine sunshine, sunshine!
LOL, my gosh ZX and co. So touchy!
Point is there are a high...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 7th, 2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,186
Posted By Script Kiddie
No issues with reliability? Oh come on, my god......

No issues with reliability? Oh come on, my god... you're such a fanboy...
Just google "iphone 3g reliability".
at random: Apple Racing to Fix Endemic iPhone 3G, MobileMe Problems...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 4th, 2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 35,369
Posted By Script Kiddie
Google maps location works because 1) the...

Google maps location works because
1) the phone "knows" which tower (BTS) it is attached to
2) Google knows where all BTS's are, yes they really have a database!

GPS on iPhone needs
1) to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 2nd, 2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,919
Posted By Script Kiddie
Has anyone ever come up with a "good reason" why...

Has anyone ever come up with a "good reason" why apple decided to seal the battery in? I mean would it kill them to let people change it???
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 2nd, 2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,919
Posted By Script Kiddie
Ahhem, I don't think so. I've never heard of...

Ahhem, I don't think so. I've never heard of people getting 6hours on their phone/PDA until the iPhone. That being said what could be happening is a large variation in manufacturing quality. For...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 20th, 2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,258
Posted By Script Kiddie
Almost certainly what is happening is a process...

Almost certainly what is happening is a process is going 'wild' and is forcing the phone to be 100% CPU all the time. Is there some way to 'wipe' the device? I'd bet the exchange sync has put an...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 8th, 2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,867
Posted By Script Kiddie
Isn't FileMake Mobile discontinued? FileMaker...

Isn't FileMake Mobile discontinued?
FileMaker Mobile, FileMaker Mobile 8, FileMaker Mobile 8 End of Life (http://www.filemaker.com/support/fmm_eol.html)

I don't think you need to look very far to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 7th, 2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By Script Kiddie
Rogers does not filter anything. The 6G plan...

Rogers does not filter anything.
The 6G plan will definitely _not_ work with BES.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 6th, 2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Script Kiddie
Sounds like some funky provisioning of your...

Sounds like some funky provisioning of your account problem that is very likely unrelated to 2G/3G technology per se, or with any problem on the phone itself.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 6th, 2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Script Kiddie
Can you make outgoing calls? If you force the...

Can you make outgoing calls?
If you force the network mode to 2G can you receive calls?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 31st, 2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 28,313
Posted By Script Kiddie
W-CDMA = UMTS which is a _particular_...

W-CDMA = UMTS which is a _particular_ implementation of "3G".

Confused yet? No? Great, I'll keep going...

UMTS uses CDMA technology at the radio layer a.k.a. 'air interface' but GSM-like...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 31st, 2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Script Kiddie
WiFi is a worse battery drain than 3G, but not as...

WiFi is a worse battery drain than 3G, but not as bad as lighting the screen.

This is not the 'fault' of Apple, or iPhone. It is because WiFi was never designed for mobile handsets. WiFi will not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 31st, 2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Script Kiddie
Not quite: 3G will use up your battery...

Not quite:

3G will use up your battery faster if you are in an area where there is no 3G network because the phone will be periodically checking for it.

As I said, most of the time 3G will have...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 30th, 2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Script Kiddie
If you are in rural areas you will not have...

If you are in rural areas you will not have 3G(UMTS) anyways so the phone will automatically be on the EDGE network. What may save battery is switching 3G off so your phone does not spend time...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 18th, 2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,997
Posted By Script Kiddie
But 3 _years_ ago? I'd be impressed...

But 3 _years_ ago? I'd be impressed...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 18th, 2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,997
Posted By Script Kiddie
I really doubt the 3-year old SIM is actually...

I really doubt the 3-year old SIM is actually giving you 3G service.
I'd be willing to bet the iPhone "says" 3G but its actually on EDGE.
I say this because the IMSI on the SIM card controls access...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 15th, 2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,735
Posted By Script Kiddie
Wondering if in 2 months we will see: "3...

Wondering if in 2 months we will see:

"3 years on BlackBerry, 2 months on iPhone - now I'm sick of workarounds"?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 15th, 2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,735
Posted By Script Kiddie
Well, for starters Apple has 6 IT policies. With...

Well, for starters Apple has 6 IT policies. With BlackBerry: over 400.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 27th, 2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By Script Kiddie
David Pogue gives MacSpeech - Speech Recognition...

David Pogue gives MacSpeech - Speech Recognition Solutions for Mac OS - MacSpeech Dictate (http://www.macspeech.com/pages.php?pID=53) the thumbs up.

This video is both funny and quite informative...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,707
Posted By Script Kiddie
JF, thats the way it supposed to work.

JF, thats the way it supposed to work.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,707
Posted By Script Kiddie
Without setuid UNIX based systems like OSX would...

Without setuid UNIX based systems like OSX would be unusable. How do you log in without being able to read the password credentials? Its not setuid that's the problem, its poor implementation or...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 39,218
Posted By Script Kiddie
But at a rate of 4 words/min ;)

But at a rate of 4 words/min ;)
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 39,218
Posted By Script Kiddie
Oh, so that's why you're using a Mac? :confused:

Oh, so that's why you're using a Mac? :confused:
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 18th, 2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 39,218
Posted By Script Kiddie
A) I strongly discourage PocketMac - Use "Missing...

A) I strongly discourage PocketMac - Use "Missing Sync" from Mark/Space
-or-
B) Try BBerysync - OTA Sync (http://www.bberrysync.com/) for Over the air sync of calendar and address book
-or-
C)...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 11th, 2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,116
Posted By Script Kiddie
Maybe this is too lightweight for your needs, but...

Maybe this is too lightweight for your needs, but there is 'GSpace' - use your google mail account for file storage. Maybe you could set up an number of these for your small office? I dunno......
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 10th, 2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By Script Kiddie
Well, in some rare circumstances yes - there is...

Well, in some rare circumstances yes - there is something called Microsoft Direct Push, but a vast majority of corporate BlackBerrys will have the BlackBerry Enterprise Server sitting between...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 10th, 2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By Script Kiddie
The other thing is that push is a requirement for...

The other thing is that push is a requirement for business.
Why? Because to enforce security policies you need to push them to the device immediately (lock stolen device etc).
Secondly, from a...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 10th, 2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By Script Kiddie
Reminds me of early reactions to the telephone. ...

Reminds me of early reactions to the telephone.
All the old people scratched their heads.. "by golly why would anyone need to talk to someone far away...?"

I'd be willing to be you've never had...
Forum: Anything Mac May 29th, 2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,540
Posted By Script Kiddie
What about gnash? Gnash - GNU Project - Free...

What about gnash?
Gnash - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF) (http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/)
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By Script Kiddie
Google "reverse ssh tunnel". You will initiate...

Google "reverse ssh tunnel".
You will initiate the tunnel from the laptop inside the school.
Please check with your administration - doing a reverse tunnel could be against policy and get you in...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 30th, 2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,822
Posted By Script Kiddie
I don't think you can do this without sharing the...

I don't think you can do this without sharing the actual data folders, i.e. making the iMac your server. Also your versions of iPhoto would probably have to be the same.

On the mac mini:
Finder...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 21st, 2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,820
Posted By Script Kiddie
Steve: Do a Google on "BlackBerry Unite" - and...

Steve: Do a Google on "BlackBerry Unite" - and I think you will have to reconsider your statements above.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 20th, 2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,820
Posted By Script Kiddie
Apple will be playing catchup for a long time...

Apple will be playing catchup for a long time when it comes to controlling your phones. For example look at "BlackBerry Unite!". Free download you run on a PC (... ok that sucks...) and you basically...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 20th, 2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,820
Posted By Script Kiddie
My __opinion__ only: As a senior software...

My __opinion__ only:
As a senior software developer position, the bracket is likely something like 90K-130K
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 19th, 2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,820
Posted By Script Kiddie
I've heard from people that have actually worked...

I've heard from people that have actually worked at Apple that its not a very nice place to work. Corporate culture is very slavish and much overtime is expected. Secrecy is draconian.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 19th, 2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,820
Posted By Script Kiddie
RIM hiring Mac OS X developers

There *were* two jobs posted last week, one left :)


Search over at Research In Motion (http://www.rim.com/careers)

Software Developer (Mac OS X platform) (J0208-0733)

Category: Software...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 7th, 2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,021
Posted By Script Kiddie
I just have one question, based on what I've seen...

I just have one question, based on what I've seen on the iPod Touch.
Has anyone dropped their iPhone on pavement?
Did it survive?
If I had one I'd live in fear of dropping it. Say what you like...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Script Kiddie
Not sure if this has been changed in Leopard...

Not sure if this has been changed in Leopard but...

Do you mean "Personal File Sharing" or "Windows Sharing"?
The 1st is just between Macs or different accounts on the same computer, and only...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 14th, 2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,187
Posted By Script Kiddie
Streaming media is not going to be really nice...

Streaming media is not going to be really nice till 4G, coming at you like a bullet train ...circa 2012.

You see 3G was pretty much conceived in the late '90s and the IP Multimedia Subsystem...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 6th, 2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,431
Posted By Script Kiddie
And the reason why I have not even bothered to...

And the reason why I have not even bothered to upgrade to Leopard.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 30th, 2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,870
Posted By Script Kiddie
I use the Cisco VPN Client Version 4.9.0 and it...

I use the Cisco VPN Client Version 4.9.0 and it works just fine.
It is not a free download though, had to get it through corporate IT.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 23rd, 2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,578
Posted By Script Kiddie
Is it incorporated? Online Product Catalogue...

Is it incorporated?
Online Product Catalogue (http://quicktax.intuit.ca/tax-software/personal-products/online-catalogue.jsp)
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 18th, 2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By Script Kiddie
What about operating it out of harms way in...

What about operating it out of harms way in "closed lid mode" How to use your PowerBook G4, MacBook Pro or MacBook with the display closed (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86286)
...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Script Kiddie
I think in 2007 their energy went *so* into the...

I think in 2007 their energy went *so* into the iPhone launch/patching/mopup there was less development in other areas.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By Script Kiddie
ehMac rocks again!! :)

ehMac rocks again!! :)
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 10th, 2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,623
Posted By Script Kiddie
You mean exactly as susceptible to viruses ... ...

You mean exactly as susceptible to viruses ...

But as others have pointed out the OSX part is untouched by whatever happens on the Windows instance.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 2nd, 2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,614
Posted By Script Kiddie
What are the best phone + data plans if you have...

What are the best phone + data plans if you have to make 2000+ minutes of (mostly within Ontario) long distance calls?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 13th, 2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By Script Kiddie
You set that up from your gMail account...

You set that up from your gMail account preferences.

Log into your gMail account, go to settings, then click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.

See the part that says:

1. Status: POP is...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 2nd, 2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,887
Posted By Script Kiddie
Ah, science fiction reading. How nice.

Ah, science fiction reading. How nice.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 2nd, 2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,493
Posted By Script Kiddie
I believe case sensitivity in an email address...

I believe case sensitivity in an email address would violate RFC 822.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 29th, 2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,887
Posted By Script Kiddie
I don't think you want a 3G iPhone if the battery...

I don't think you want a 3G iPhone if the battery is going to last 3 hours. Thats called a laptop and it has at least a 13" screen :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 27th, 2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,887
Posted By Script Kiddie
If you turn off your WiFi then yes, it is...

If you turn off your WiFi then yes, it is __very__ power efficient :lmao:
I'm talking about 'always on' operation, knuckle head! :)
That link with the guys comparing WiFi on the iPhone and 3G the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 27th, 2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,887
Posted By Script Kiddie
Ah WiFi - my 2nd favorite thing to rant on... ...

Ah WiFi - my 2nd favorite thing to rant on...
You know why having WiFi turned on drains your battery? Because WiFi was *never designed* for mobile handsets. Listen. The GSM/GPRS/EDGE radio spends a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 26th, 2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,887
Posted By Script Kiddie
Good answer, but I'm quite skeptical about the...

Good answer, but I'm quite skeptical about the whole thing.
I'm not the only one.
Read on: Why Apple's iPhone Doesn't Need 3G - Seeking Alpha...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 26th, 2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,887
Posted By Script Kiddie
Yes, we all know its faster - my question,...

Yes, we all know its faster - my question, reworded - what do you want to do with all that speed? Download video? Music? Video telephony?
This is not tech bashing, I'm just curious what you actually...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 26th, 2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,887
Posted By Script Kiddie
Why do you want a "3G" phone?

Why do you want a "3G" phone?
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 1st, 2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By Script Kiddie
The only realistic way to answer your question...

The only realistic way to answer your question is:
1) open up activity monotor, and click on the System Memory tab
2) now use your computer 'as usual' for say 15 minutes
3) Are there any page...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,129
Posted By Script Kiddie
other thread: ...

other thread:
https://www.ehmac.ca/anything-mac/56642-does-timemachine-kill-superduper.html
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,906
Posted By Script Kiddie
I see from some developer forums that Time...

I see from some developer forums that Time Machine *used* to work over NFS or SMB mounted drives. Not any more.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,906
Posted By Script Kiddie
Glad I asked then. Time Machine has the...

Glad I asked then.

Time Machine has the advantage that __Every Change__ you ever make to __Any File__ is "reversible" because its backing up your every move.

Whereas SuperDuper (or insert Your...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,906
Posted By Script Kiddie
Does TimeMachine kill SuperDuper?

Does this statement take the wind out of all other backup software vendors?


[...] all you have to do is connect an external drive (sold separately) to your Mac. [...] Time Machine takes care...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,659
Posted By Script Kiddie
Excellent question (I'll ignore your sarcasm) ...

Excellent question (I'll ignore your sarcasm)

If there are not jail penalties in Canada now probably will be before long, and what you have posted here could be used against you. I suppose ehMac...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,659
Posted By Script Kiddie
The IMEI is **NOT** on the SIM card. Its the...

The IMEI is **NOT** on the SIM card.
Its the _I_nternation _M_obile _E_quiptment _I_dentifier and as such is burned into the device firmware. Modifying it is illegal.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 13th, 2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,659
Posted By Script Kiddie
I think you're lucky to get any service at all....

I think you're lucky to get any service at all. Some services will block you if your phone shows up with the same IMEI as another previously "known" device on the network. Does your IMEI now start...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 12th, 2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,378
Posted By Script Kiddie
If you're happy with that, great. But your...

If you're happy with that, great.
But your results show how Apple's claims for battery life are way out of sync with reality, and confirm my previous snipes.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 9th, 2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,378
Posted By Script Kiddie
A long overdue followup to some comments I made...

A long overdue followup to some comments I made earlier.

"In our iPhone review we found that the Blackberry Curve can last over a full 24 hours, all while constantly checking email. Neither the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,240
Posted By Script Kiddie
you guys are completely oblivious to the real...

you guys are completely oblivious to the real issue.

L i c e n c i n g f e e s


Profit margins are __way __ less for CDMA phones because of the pound of flesh demanded by The Evil Empire,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 23rd, 2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,378
Posted By Script Kiddie
Yeah Ok that was a bit silly.... Anyways...

Yeah Ok that was a bit silly....

Anyways WiFi is the 2nd biggest scam of the century.
The reason why it drains your battery is... drumroll please... the protocol was never designed with power...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 23rd, 2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,378
Posted By Script Kiddie
Every day eh? So that means the advertised...

Every day eh? So that means the advertised battery life is about 3 x shorter than the BlackBerry Curve even though they are supposed to be twice as long?

I have to admit I was extremely...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 10th, 2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By Script Kiddie
I find a hammer works great on windows mobile...

I find a hammer works great on windows mobile devices.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 9th, 2007, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,716
Posted By Script Kiddie
THIS YEAR IS IT - I'm ditching .mac after 5...

THIS YEAR IS IT - I'm ditching .mac after 5 stinkin years of waiting for a sensible price. :ptptptptp

I'm so pissed off at the $169 I'm going to cancel this year [well not renew, actually].
-10...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 7th, 2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By Script Kiddie
Remember it is possible to get your mac...

Remember it is possible to get your mac completely screwed if you download and install a trojan or malware application. For example, I could write a 5 line application which erases all your files and...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 1st, 2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By Script Kiddie
The big problem with HTML email is that they can...

The big problem with HTML email is that they can look great on your system and crappy on someone elses's. If you are sending to more than one person and/or you don't know what kind of system your...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 31st, 2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,140
Posted By Script Kiddie
Nothing but bad experiences with PocketMac - and...

Nothing but bad experiences with PocketMac - and I've tested on several different models of BB, taking considerable time to evaluate. Problems include constant duplication of addresses upon updating,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 27th, 2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By Script Kiddie
Lets talk about this again in a couple of months...

Lets talk about this again in a couple of months ;-)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 26th, 2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By Script Kiddie
Oh now hold on. You can download a small business...

Oh now hold on. You can download a small business BlackBerry Enterprise Server for something like $1500 for up to 15 users. $100/user - not bad...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By Script Kiddie
Its not speculation, AT&T's figures released...

Its not speculation, AT&T's figures released today say 146,000.
Don't shoot the messenger :)
There may be minor corrections due to those who bought but did not activate but I suspect the 146,000...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By Script Kiddie
They said about 2% had the activation problem.

They said about 2% had the activation problem.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By Script Kiddie
Yes, not exactly pithy. However, HowEver (...

Yes, not exactly pithy.

However, HowEver ( ha ha wanted to type that for a long time) the observation does contrast rather starkly to the lineups and buying craze of only a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By Script Kiddie
AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. phone company and...

AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. phone company and sole service provider for the combination iPod media player and mobile phone, said in a statement today that it activated 146,000 of the phones in the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,097
Posted By Script Kiddie
iPhone numbers in - not so hot

The sharp spike and fall in iPhone demand could put a lot of "cold" in Rogers "feet".

Snippet from Bloomberg:

"CIBC World Markets said demand for the iPhone has had a ``significant decline'' in...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 24th, 2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,535
Posted By Script Kiddie
I upgraded the DVD drive and HD of my 700 Mhz...

I upgraded the DVD drive and HD of my 700 Mhz eMac and it was hard, but worth it.

But at least you will get "large drive support".
see thread...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 23rd, 2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By Script Kiddie
This is getting largely semantic but: If you...

This is getting largely semantic but:

If you say "hackers exploit the iPhone" it implies to security professionals that real life 'bad guys' hacked some real-life persons phone.

On the other...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 23rd, 2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By Script Kiddie
No, hackers did not exploit the iPhone, its...

No, hackers did not exploit the iPhone, its meerely vulnerable to the exploit that the security company devised....

That being said, the fact that the iPhone is completely open once youre in is...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 17th, 2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,823
Posted By Script Kiddie
You might like to know that Palm is dropping Mac...

You might like to know that Palm is dropping Mac support.
PalmSource Drops Mac Synchronization in Cobalt (http://www.palminfocenter.com/view_story.asp?ID=6547)

BTW: I have had nothing but bad...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 12th, 2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,061
Posted By Script Kiddie
Don't you notice a lot of latency with browsing?

Don't you notice a lot of latency with browsing?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 11th, 2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,938
Posted By Script Kiddie
Options you can add...

Options you can add (http://www.fido.ca/portal/en/domore/options.shtml)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 10th, 2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,738
Posted By Script Kiddie
Nothing of what you has said lends any evidence...

Nothing of what you has said lends any evidence that there are "Rogers SIMS in them"

If anything, what you have said suggests simply the iPhone roaming onto the Rogers GSM network (voice and data...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 9th, 2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,498
Posted By Script Kiddie
So, I have over 4,000 emails and 1200 contacts on...

So, I have over 4,000 emails and 1200 contacts on my BlackBerry Pearl. From what I've seen about the iPhone I'd be very frustrated scrolling around for what I can get in a few key strokes on The...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 6th, 2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
Since no one has replied I'll give it a try. ...

Since no one has replied I'll give it a try.

First of, yes there is a lot more to HTTP (or any protocol for that matter) than the port number.

Its not clear what you want to do but I think...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 5th, 2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,938
Posted By Script Kiddie
besides, cracking has nothing to do with using it...

besides, cracking has nothing to do with using it on WiFi. You could pull out the SIM, flush it down the toilet and still use WiFi.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 5th, 2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By Script Kiddie
Yes! I think you were paying my bill :-D ...

Yes!
I think you were paying my bill :-D

"As a result of an error in our billing system, you were not invoiced
for your long distance usage this month. We have corrected this error.
You will...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 4th, 2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
when you start mixing up _decades_ you know...

when you start mixing up _decades_ you know you're getting old.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 4th, 2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By Script Kiddie
RAM is just a container. What matters is how...

RAM is just a container.
What matters is how much memory is being paged out during normal use.
If nothing (or little) is being paged out more a bigger container will not help.

1) Open up...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 4th, 2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
So recapping the thread... - VoIP is...

So recapping the thread...

- VoIP is attractive (maybe)
- what are the land line options?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 4th, 2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
If I may jump in here... The cell towers have...

If I may jump in here... The cell towers have pretty good UPS. In the big outage of August 2004 they were never down at least around my neighborhood.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 4th, 2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
Except that one is over - the Vonage one...

Except that one is over - the Vonage one continues here in the present.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 4th, 2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
what about the legal troubles Vonage is facing?

what about the legal troubles Vonage is facing?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 4th, 2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By Script Kiddie
landline options?

I'm shopping around for a new landline and want your opinions.
- Other than Bell & Rogers what else is there?
- I am not considering VoIP but if you love it, tell me why

thanks!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 28th, 2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,855
Posted By Script Kiddie
I guess its also an "industry first" to have a...

I guess its also an "industry first" to have a device from which you cannot do any cutting and pasting. :-D
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 28th, 2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,855
Posted By Script Kiddie
"An industry first, Visual Voicemail allows you...

"An industry first, Visual Voicemail allows you to go directly to any of your messages without listening to the prior messages. So you can quickly select the messages that are most important to you."...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 28th, 2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,855
Posted By Script Kiddie
Visual Voicemail before iPhone

I found a David Pogue review from February 2007 for two products which appear to do essentially the same thing as visual voicemail (only better as they have the option to transcribe to text!! which...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 27th, 2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,421
Posted By Script Kiddie
July 2012

July 2012
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 26th, 2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,865
Posted By Script Kiddie
Yes, I've been doing this too (mostly as a party...

Yes, I've been doing this too (mostly as a party trick though)
Do you notice you become disconnected after a couple of minutes idle?

Watch the data transfer though - a few minutes of surfing can...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 26th, 2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By Script Kiddie
The only possible "comfort" is to start...

The only possible "comfort" is to start practicing your stretching now.
Bend way over - there thats better, now hold just like that for a year or 2 and you'll be just fine.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 22nd, 2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,480
Posted By Script Kiddie
If that were to happen the iPhone would likely be...

If that were to happen the iPhone would likely be well over $1200 CDN *and* have no visual voicemail (or any other infrastructure-driven goodies forthcoming).

Reason: the carrier buys the phone...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 21st, 2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,480
Posted By Script Kiddie
Its worse than that because... At least if you...

Its worse than that because...
At least if you had a friend or family member in the US you could use their credit card and pay them back for all the songs you bought on iTunes. CBC Radio host Andy...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 20th, 2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,939
Posted By Script Kiddie
Completely untrue. You can buy one in Buffalo...

Completely untrue.
You can buy one in Buffalo with a Cingular SIM and roam onto Rogers network.
Of course your bill will be hundreds per month... :lmao:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 19th, 2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,939
Posted By Script Kiddie
Well, a $600 iPod that will work for data-only on...

Well, a $600 iPod that will work for data-only on WiFi.

Examples of things that won't work: "visual voicemail": not going to happen without significant support from Rogers.

Surfing the net on...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 18th, 2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Script Kiddie
Well I'm sorry you have to stoop to name calling,...

Well I'm sorry you have to stoop to name calling, but I just tested myself a few times typing "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" as many times as I can in 30s and I can accurately do +25...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,347
Posted By Script Kiddie
Holy crap look at the 'paintings' this guy has...

Holy crap look at the 'paintings' this guy has made with ArtRage:

Artrage (http://web.mac.com/btinsley/iWeb/TinzArt/Artrage.html)

wow wow wow
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 12th, 2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,352
Posted By Script Kiddie
Both Safari 2.x and Safari 3.x beta crash on the...

Both Safari 2.x and Safari 3.x beta crash on the AsciiMath Torture test.
Booooo!

Here kids, go crash your browser
MathML Torture Test (http://www.mozilla.org/projects/mathml/demo/texvsmml.xhtml)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 12th, 2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Script Kiddie
SpicyApple - well said and I think you're right. ...

SpicyApple - well said and I think you're right.

BTW to the other comments above - I watched the video again very closely and I don't see his hands shaking.

Secondly have any of you *seen* how...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 11th, 2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,939
Posted By Script Kiddie
Carriers control the network - so unless Apple is...

Carriers control the network - so unless Apple is going for a hostile takeover of _________ carrier they *have* to make a deal


And how the hell are you going to do that?


Agreed, plus there...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 11th, 2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Script Kiddie
Presumably this guy has been using it night and...

Presumably this guy has been using it night and day for the last few _months_ so if he can't type on it easily today I'd say this rather predictably shows the weakness of the touch screen keyboard.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 11th, 2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Script Kiddie
even the VP of iPhone can't type on that thing

From the MacRumors live feed of the WWDC Keynote:

11:22 am Head of Apple iPhone software had some trouble typing with the iPhone on-screen keyboard.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 14th, 2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By Script Kiddie
I assume what you mean precisely is that you...

I assume what you mean precisely is that you su'ed to root, went to /.Spotlight-V100 and deleted ContentIndex.db ?

As root, query the state of the indexing
root # mdutil -s /

( should say...
Forum: Anything Mac May 1st, 2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By Script Kiddie
And keep keep a recent copy of that data off site...

And keep keep a recent copy of that data off site - that is at a trusted friends house or office etc. Otherwise theft or fire could destroy your computer and all your backups at once.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,821
Posted By Script Kiddie
I have used a GlobalSat BT-338 bluetooth GPS...

I have used a GlobalSat BT-338 bluetooth GPS receiver and it connects just fine to my MacBookPro. It was a while ago so I can't remember the software I used as it was just a trial.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 20th, 2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,661
Posted By Script Kiddie
no no. the imac uses the 7200RPM HD - the laptop...

no no. the imac uses the 7200RPM HD - the laptop 5400 . big difference in performance.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 15th, 2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,762
Posted By Script Kiddie
Thanks, thats a good point. PS There have...

Thanks, thats a good point.

PS
There have been rumours floating around that blaming the delay of Leopard on the iPhone is just a smoke screen either for serious problems with Leopard, and/or...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 14th, 2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,762
Posted By Script Kiddie
Do you really think Apple would pull all those...

Do you really think Apple would pull all those developers off OS X, delay Leopard by 6 *months* unless something really, _really_ was going bad with the tests.

Writing a radio stack is tough work...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 14th, 2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,762
Posted By Script Kiddie
No it did *NOT* say that! "passed several of...

No it did *NOT* say that!
"passed several of its required certification tests"

Several... which means it failed others.

Making a phone is dam tricky and Apple is learning the hard way.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 19th, 2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,703
Posted By Script Kiddie
Only if you are silly enough to pass credit card...

Only if you are silly enough to pass credit card information over an unencypted link.

If you are connected to a web site via https the cipher code cannot be broken just because someone has "hacked...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 19th, 2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,703
Posted By Script Kiddie
Your root password must have been pretty weak to...

Your root password must have been pretty weak to have fallen to a dictionary attack.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 13th, 2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By Script Kiddie
Filevault works on where ever your home folder...

Filevault works on where ever your home folder is, be it external or internal.
I personally have not tried filevault on an external hard drive but this guy has...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 13th, 2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By Script Kiddie
Encrypt the top level folder on the hard drive...

Encrypt the top level folder on the hard drive like so:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/penmachine/sets/72157594167748426/
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,380
Posted By Script Kiddie
Yes, Not only that but you can schedule it to...

Yes, Not only that but you can schedule it to wake up/power up again in the morning.
System Preferences -> Energy Saver -> Schedule (bottom right corner)

Note the distinction between sleep and...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 5th, 2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,421
Posted By Script Kiddie
Gnat, there are *many* applications which are...

Gnat, there are *many* applications which are "ota" (over the air) downloads, and therefore do not require any PC or Mac to install. Dictionay is one of the most common application add ons so google...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 4th, 2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,421
Posted By Script Kiddie
If Missing Sync is any good (and I think it is)...

If Missing Sync is any good (and I think it is) then surely it follows that the two companies would form a partnership. If they haven't already...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 2nd, 2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,421
Posted By Script Kiddie
I doubt very much that any 'contract' RIM has...

I doubt very much that any 'contract' RIM has with PocketMac would inhibit the development of The Missing Sync. If the latter is better I'd be willing to bet PocketMac gets left behind like an old...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 1st, 2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,421
Posted By Script Kiddie
give it a try and let us know how you like it.

give it a try and let us know how you like it.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 1st, 2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,751
Posted By Script Kiddie
Absolutely, yes. The PC desktop client is...

Absolutely, yes.

The PC desktop client is really only needed once to associate the device with the BES server*. After that its not needed (unless you want to upgrade the device's OS).

So thats...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 1st, 2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,421
Posted By Script Kiddie
Thumbs up The Missing Sync for Blackberry (R.I.P. PocketMac)

I know there are a few BlackBerry users here on ehMac, and since I have not seen anything posted here yet I'll be the first.

For those of you who have been suffering with PocketCrap there is...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 1st, 2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,751
Posted By Script Kiddie
That is definately not supposed to happen. What...

That is definately not supposed to happen. What version of the code are you running (options -> about)? If its not 4.1.280 then you should upgrade here
http://tinyurl.com/35obgd


Well you might...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,583
Posted By Script Kiddie
Get iSquint. http://www.isquint.org/ Its...

Get iSquint.
http://www.isquint.org/
Its meant for transferring to iPod but I've used it to transfer to BlackBerry Pearl and 8800 no problem. Maybe you need to google search for "iSquint +palm tx"...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 22nd, 2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,879
Posted By Script Kiddie
Its mobile phones/blackberries etc that the real...

Its mobile phones/blackberries etc that the real challenge lies (most people don't upgrade their handheld's OS).
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 21st, 2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,402
Posted By Script Kiddie
You guys seen this video of a frikkin amazing...

You guys seen this video of a frikkin amazing touch screen in action?
Make sure to watch to at least 1/2 way...
http://tagzin.com/main.aspx?cat=v&q=display

The company to google is "Perceptive...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 13th, 2007, 05:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,543
Posted By Script Kiddie
And we will be much better off for it! (going...

And we will be much better off for it!
(going on 7 years with NO TV... and loving it)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 11th, 2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,616
Posted By Script Kiddie
If you never need to type much then it looks like...

If you never need to type much then it looks like you'll be having a good time with it. For the rest of us however...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 11th, 2007, 05:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,738
Posted By Script Kiddie
You bet. Example: the amount of data you burn...

You bet.
Example: the amount of data you burn using Google Maps vs BlackBerry maps. Google Maps use very data heavy bitmap graphics vs the very light (something like 1/5th) data push vector...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,738
Posted By Script Kiddie
Exactly! We get Apple TV, sure OK if you have a...

Exactly!
We get Apple TV, sure OK if you have a bigscreen TV, and a phone that is not available for FIVE MONTHS!
A N D
Who knows if it will EVER be available in Canada??!!
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 8th, 2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,192
Posted By Script Kiddie
Oh _man_ I did not notice that! Thanks!!!!!

Oh _man_ I did not notice that!

Thanks!!!!!
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 2nd, 2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,957
Posted By Script Kiddie
I've always wondered the same - thats what did in...

I've always wondered the same - thats what did in OS/2 (well at least part of it :-)
As long as Apple makes the best hardware then they have a chance.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By Script Kiddie
I have entered the 21st Century!!

..and made my *first* iTunes purchase: The Hampster Dance Song!

I based this serious and weighty decision on the following iTunes review:

"The Hampster Dance Song" is guaranteed to drive you...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 22nd, 2006, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,274
Posted By Script Kiddie
Good one. The take home point: only download...

Good one.
The take home point: only download .dmg files from places you trust.


btw when I click on your "this" link it just downloads (but does not attempt to open) the .dmg *probably* because...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 20th, 2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Script Kiddie
Osama Bin Jobs

Osama Bin Jobs
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,757
Posted By Script Kiddie
You have overlooked solitary confinement.

You have overlooked solitary confinement.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 7th, 2006, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,585
Posted By Script Kiddie
yes, crossover supports a number of windows...

yes, crossover supports a number of windows applications, but before you get too excited, my observations are that most of the applications fall under 2 categories:

1) there is a mac version...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 6th, 2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,585
Posted By Script Kiddie
cuba, honestly i'd say go the PC route for the...

cuba, honestly i'd say go the PC route for the 24/7 card swipe.
I use parallels every day and while it is stable enough its no 24/7 puppy
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 6th, 2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,627
Posted By Script Kiddie
It was a lot of work, but I got quite a...

It was a lot of work, but I got quite a performance boost on my eMac 700Mhz by upgrading the 5400rpm hard drive (with 4mb cache) with a 7200 with 16mb cache.

See...
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