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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 5th, 2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,617
Posted By madhatress
2nd thought: at the rate things seem to be going,...

2nd thought: at the rate things seem to be going, there still might be shortages at the end of September, when Rogers 6GB/$30 deal expires. Just putting that out there.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 5th, 2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,617
Posted By madhatress
Honestly: I was on vacation and I didn't think it...

Honestly: I was on vacation and I didn't think it would take that long. And once you're in the line and guaranteed a phone, it's hard to give that up. Also, I'd been waiting to get it since my...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 31st, 2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By madhatress
Looks like. People are still lining up all over...

Looks like. People are still lining up all over Twitter. (search #iphoneincanada)

BTW Rideau only had 2 magic track pads in yesterday afternoon, so there might not be any there anyway (someone I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 31st, 2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,470
Posted By madhatress
I saw a tweet from someone (search twitter...

I saw a tweet from someone (search twitter #iphoneincanada) that said that there were STILL problems! Can you go tomorrow?

General FYI: When I was at Rideau yesterday, the rep said that the HUPs...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 31st, 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,736
Posted By madhatress
You only took a little over 5 hours. Maybe I...

You only took a little over 5 hours. Maybe I should have got in line when I woke up (around 4ish, but I kept debating on whether to go or not, and didn't want to walk in the dark). If I'd only taken...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 31st, 2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,736
Posted By madhatress
I got in line at the Rideau centre at about 6:10...

I got in line at the Rideau centre at about 6:10 am. Not sure how many people were in line then, but know it was alot. Got into the Apple store 8 hours later. It took an hour and 7 tries, but Joe...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 28th, 2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,599
Posted By madhatress
If I'm switching from one provider to another...

If I'm switching from one provider to another (porting my number from Bell to Rogers in this case), can it be done at the Apple store?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 28th, 2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,599
Posted By madhatress
Thanks for the info. Visiting Ottawa this week...

Thanks for the info. Visiting Ottawa this week and I'm considering going down to pick one up. I can walk there from where I am in 15 mins.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 16th, 2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,752
Posted By madhatress
I was listening to the 6 am news on CFRB this...

I was listening to the 6 am news on CFRB this morning, and the newscaster said that it would be available in Canada a week Saturday. Any one hear anything about this? Quick scan of MacRumors...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 8th, 2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,502
Posted By madhatress
OMG, I almost peed myself :lmao:

OMG, I almost peed myself :lmao:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 28th, 2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,132
Posted By madhatress
hmmm...think I'll start a facebook group called...

hmmm...think I'll start a facebook group called "Stop calling it the COTU!!" :D

And for $1 billion, they could have:
1) bought land,
2) built some (ok a lot) of cute little cottages in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 28th, 2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,132
Posted By madhatress
I think most Torontonians are as mad as hell. I...

I think most Torontonians are as mad as hell. I know I still am.

I think the rest of the country isn't as PO'd because 1) It wasn't in their yard and 2) hating the COTU is sport.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 25th, 2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,914
Posted By madhatress
Blame the FCC and cancer Apple iPhone...

Blame the FCC and cancer Apple iPhone 4Antennas... - AntennaSys Blog - AntennaSys, Inc. - antenna design, integration and consulting....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 23rd, 2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,701
Posted By madhatress
We all felt it in our plant in Mississauga (Dixie...

We all felt it in our plant in Mississauga (Dixie and Courtneypark Drive). We didn't know what to make of it at first, but after a few seconds, the guy beside me says "It's an earthquake".
At home...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 10th, 2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By madhatress
I'm hosting dinner! Thankful, most of my guests...

I'm hosting dinner! Thankful, most of my guests are from Scarberia, and I'm in Weston. Unfortunately, two of my guest live on Queens Quay, just west of the barrier. Hope they can make it...

ETA:...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 2nd, 2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,136
Posted By madhatress
I don't use twitter, but I see how it would be...

I don't use twitter, but I see how it would be great for marketing purposes.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 28th, 2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By madhatress
I ran into this issue recently at 2 gas stations...

I ran into this issue recently at 2 gas stations in Brooklyn, NY. Resulted in a freeze being put on my corporate CC for fraud. As I didn't have any cash on me, I wound up taking it back to the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 1st, 2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By madhatress
I would take it to the apple store or a certified...

I would take it to the apple store or a certified tech. They have a test to determine if the GPU is bad. I had a similar problem with my late 2007 MBP and it was a GPU issue.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 1st, 2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By madhatress
I used to live in Forest Hill, and Bathurst and...

I used to live in Forest Hill, and Bathurst and Eglinton. The only problem is that the closest big grocery store is at Bathurst and Lawerence. Not very walkable. But there were a lot of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 18th, 2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By madhatress
Unhappy RIP: John Babcock, 109, Canada's last WWI vet

John Babcock (http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/767835--john-babcock-109-canada-s-last-first-world-war-vet?bn=1) has passed on. May he rest in peace.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 12th, 2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,656
Posted By madhatress
Can someone name a good TTC chair then? ...

Can someone name a good TTC chair then?

Here's a cheat sheet (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Toronto_Transit_Commission#TTC_Chairs_and_Chief_General_Managers) to help you out.

...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 11th, 2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,656
Posted By madhatress
I was trying to think of what Howard Moscoe did...

I was trying to think of what Howard Moscoe did for the TTC in all his years as Chair and I found this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Moscoe#TTC_Chair.2C_1998-2000)

Looks like no one is ever...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 11th, 2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,476
Posted By madhatress
Things are still looking up...

Things are still looking up (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/real-estate/spring-market-makes-an-early-debut/article1464678/) for now.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 10th, 2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,218
Posted By madhatress
Here's a review of the Archos 9...

Here's a review of the Archos 9 (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Review-550-tablet-doesnt-make-apf-2290108744.html?x=0&.v=1). Doesn't sound like an iPad killer. Or an anything killer, except maybe...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,476
Posted By madhatress
I agree. I find that when most people say "I...

I agree. I find that when most people say "I have to buy a house in area X because I can't afford one in area Y where I work." they mean "I can't afford a 2500 sq ft. house in area Y."

Anything...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 7th, 2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,476
Posted By madhatress
It will also affect real estate agent fees,...

It will also affect real estate agent fees, lawyers fees, movers' fees...it all adds up after awhile.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 3rd, 2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,656
Posted By madhatress
That's nothing new. Used to happen to me on the...

That's nothing new. Used to happen to me on the Steeles Ave East bus all the time when I lived in Markham and N. Scarborough. I'm suprised he'd do it in the dead of night, and for 7 mins when the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 27th, 2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By madhatress
If you bought it on a credit card, it may be...

If you bought it on a credit card, it may be insured against theft through them. Try calling your CC company and see if it covers you for that.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 10th, 2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By madhatress
If there were one available. I think the only...

If there were one available. I think the only empty computers were at the kiddie table!
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 10th, 2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By madhatress
Honestly, I have better things to do then sit...

Honestly, I have better things to do then sit around in a food court for forty-five minutes. So I went home and did them. Had they sent an email saying that they were running late it wouldn't have...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 9th, 2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By madhatress
I have been to the Genius Bar (albeit a different...

I have been to the Genius Bar (albeit a different one) 3 times in 5 days already. This would have been my forth visit in 6. All I wanted to know is if they had a part available. The reality is that...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 9th, 2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By madhatress
Angry Rant: Genius Bar Appoinment moved - no notice

The GPU on my MBP is on its way out. It took 3 appointments at the Fairview apple store to diagnose (the first 2 geniuses said software issues). So Genius three gave me the real deal and said it...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 5th, 2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,767
Posted By madhatress
I wonder where the truth lies... ...

I wonder where the truth lies...
[URL="http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/691400"]http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/691400[/URL

]
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 5th, 2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By madhatress
I am one of the few that have had multiple kernel...

I am one of the few that have had multiple kernel panics under Snow leopard. But my situation is completely different from yours (MBP with screen freezes). I've been to the Genius Bar twice in two...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 29th, 2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,035
Posted By madhatress
My late 2007 MBP seems to be OK. Found three...

My late 2007 MBP seems to be OK. Found three broken apps/plugins so far: httpmail (which I was using the get Hotmail, but they enabled POP now - I'm late to that party), FlickrExport 2.0.something...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 23rd, 2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By madhatress
Thank you all. I will definitely be using 1.4...

Thank you all.
I will definitely be using 1.4 MB floppies Digital_Gary. I don't have any 800k ones!
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 22nd, 2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By madhatress
Thanks, eggman. I already told the store I'd...

Thanks, eggman.

I already told the store I'd take the machine. I'll have to play more with Fusion to see if it works. If not, I can try 1) Writing the design to the HD in XP, then moving over to...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 20th, 2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By madhatress
USB Floppy Drive on a MBP

Hi All,

I have the opportunity to by a sewing/embroidery machine that's 8 years old at a good price. Problem is, the machine accepts designs on floppy disk only. I can get it converted to USB,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 6th, 2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,384
Posted By madhatress
I'm a little surprised. I knew that she wasn't...

I'm a little surprised. I knew that she wasn't very bright, but I had NO idea she was this dim!
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,631
Posted By madhatress
The only drawback I see to not having a FW port...

The only drawback I see to not having a FW port on the MB is the inability to copy over files and settings when upgrading. This is what I did when I replaced my whitebook with a MBP last year. Quick...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 7th, 2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,213
Posted By madhatress
Damn! I wish I were on Rogers! 17 more...

Damn! I wish I were on Rogers!

17 more months till I can leave B(H)ell Mobility.....
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 27th, 2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,850
Posted By madhatress
I'm going to Montreal tomorrow until Thursday and...

I'm going to Montreal tomorrow until Thursday and as luck would have it, my hotel is down the street from that store! Definately checking it out when I arrive tomorrow
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 27th, 2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By madhatress
That's quite the hike for a Torontonian. If I...

That's quite the hike for a Torontonian. If I remember correctly from my trips to Thunder Bay, it takes about 10 hours to drive to Wawa.

My votes for best provincial park are MacGregor Point and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 30th, 2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,298
Posted By madhatress
Thanks Dr. G. I didn't know that Zenn was a...

Thanks Dr. G. I didn't know that Zenn was a publicly traded company. I'll have to check out their stock
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 26th, 2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By madhatress
Tell him it was obviouly a mistake and it's...

Tell him it was obviouly a mistake and it's $20/hr. If he doesn't pay, he doesn't get the projects. Simple as that.

If you've already given him the files, I don't know what you can do.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 27th, 2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,201
Posted By madhatress
I remember that tirade...and how ANNOYING it was!...

I remember that tirade...and how ANNOYING it was! I didn't know that they stopped clubbing baby seals, but I remember thinking at the time "nobody is going to support her cause. She's just too...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 25th, 2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,996
Posted By madhatress
If we already have a shortage of good doctors and...

If we already have a shortage of good doctors and nurses, where are we going to get the doctors and nurses to supply a 2-tiered system? And are all the talented doctors and nurses going to be wooed...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,720
Posted By madhatress
Well you can try this one The Swirly iPhone MMS...

Well you can try this one The Swirly iPhone MMS Application Space (http://www.swirlyspace.com/iphone/apps/mms/)
I don't think it's the same as the other link I sent.
If that doesn't help you,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,720
Posted By madhatress
I'm pretty sure that iPhone's don't support mms. ...

I'm pretty sure that iPhone's don't support mms. But, I did find a third party app that will let you do it. How to Setup MMS on the iPhone with Rogers | iPhone in Canada: Tips, Tricks, and News for...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 21st, 2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,903
Posted By madhatress
I've never been in this situation, but the best...

I've never been in this situation, but the best advice I have is to call them during regular business hours and explain the situation. If that person can't help you, ask to talk to their supervisor....
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,356
Posted By madhatress
I wouldn't get my hopes up. I think that tab is...

I wouldn't get my hopes up. I think that tab is always on the store down page.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 6th, 2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By madhatress
You need to transfer, stat!

You need to transfer, stat!
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 6th, 2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By madhatress
I think that you should try out each office suite...

I think that you should try out each office suite and find out what is best for your needs. You can get 30 day trials of both iWork and MS office for mac. I like iWork, but I found that Office is...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 29th, 2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,432
Posted By madhatress
FYI: Film Financing

From this article TheStar.com | entertainment | Tax credit changes are ominous for local film industry (http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/308014)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 29th, 2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,432
Posted By madhatress
Why does this not surprise me? The Great...

Why does this not surprise me?

The Great White North becomes more like the Dirty South everyday...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 29th, 2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,432
Posted By madhatress
Here here! :clap: The way I see it, support...

Here here! :clap:

The way I see it, support for the arts by the government (with EVERYONE's money, including *gasp* artists) should be all or nothing, not just whatever someone on the Hill likes...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 28th, 2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,432
Posted By madhatress
Maybe not stopping it, but certainly impeding it....

Maybe not stopping it, but certainly impeding it. I don't see how that is a good thing.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 28th, 2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,432
Posted By madhatress
So who defines what "crap" is? The people, a...

So who defines what "crap" is? The people, a government body, hand picked Conservative supporters?

This bill seems dangerously close to censorship. Additionally, it has the potential to cripple...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,340
Posted By madhatress
If the price drops within 10 days of shipment,...

If the price drops within 10 days of shipment, they refund the difference. The same thing happened to me when I bought I refurb whitebook last May.

Apple Sales and Refund Policy...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 11th, 2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,157
Posted By madhatress
I was playing with one in the Apple store at...

I was playing with one in the Apple store at Sherway Gardens on the weekend and it didn't know where I was. Oh the irony!
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 13,110
Posted By madhatress
Uhh....no. You would only be paying more for...

Uhh....no. You would only be paying more for Apple to give you less if they just pulled stuff out of the guts of a Macbook and sold it for more money. The Air is not a MB or a MBP it an ENTIRELY...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 9th, 2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,881
Posted By madhatress
I was seriously considering picking up a 16GB...

I was seriously considering picking up a 16GB this week. Guess I'll wait a few months.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 13,110
Posted By madhatress
No, I'm not saying that at all. I'm just saying...

No, I'm not saying that at all. I'm just saying that making some parts smaller/lighter may cost more at first due to research and development cost.

I think the whole macbook air haters vs....
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 13,110
Posted By madhatress
As a person that works in aerospace in weights no...

As a person that works in aerospace in weights no less, I can tell you that finding weight savings cost $$$. You think that Intel made their processor smaller just by taking out a few extra tidbits?...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 8th, 2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,517
Posted By madhatress
WOW! Great deal Damn you for tempting me!...

WOW! Great deal

Damn you for tempting me! beejacon :eek:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 5th, 2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,776
Posted By madhatress
Cool iPod Touch Price Drops: FS and BB

8GB - $279.99
16GB - $369.99

Best Buy Canada Apple iPods (http://www.bestbuy.ca/catalog/dept.asp?logon=&langid=EN&catid=21176)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By madhatress
Way to go Toyko! When will North America get its...

Way to go Toyko! When will North America get its act together?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By madhatress
I'm all for more transit then we have today. I...

I'm all for more transit then we have today. I just think that subways are a more efficient way of moving people around. I also think its super-silly to build a LRT route on Sheppard from Don Mills...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By madhatress
I forgot about the Scarborough RT. Although, it...

I forgot about the Scarborough RT. Although, it can barely pass for a subway, and they are seriously considering replacing it with buses when it reaches its end of life in a few years :eek:

Why...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 24th, 2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By madhatress
thanks....duh! All the subway? You mean...

thanks....duh!

All the subway? You mean those 2.5 dinky lines we have right in the middle?

But don't worry kids, we'll be getting streetcars on all our major routes instead! They're not...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 24th, 2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,434
Posted By madhatress
Where's the GTA? Have they seen traffic on the...

Where's the GTA? Have they seen traffic on the 401?
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 22nd, 2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,036
Posted By madhatress
Not to take sides in this "debate" but, did you...

Not to take sides in this "debate" but, did you not see the </sarcasm> in iMatt's previous post?



Pot calling kettle.....
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,297
Posted By madhatress
I dunno....if the number one salesperson or CEO...

I dunno....if the number one salesperson or CEO cries, whines, and stamps their feet enough, the policy may bend, depending on the company.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 9th, 2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By madhatress
I've never had any problems with mine. I found...

I've never had any problems with mine. I found it easy to set up. It works well as a wireless bridge (I already use a Linksys for my Vonage) and it plays nice with my windows PC. I can share my...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 15th, 2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,903
Posted By madhatress
I got my eliminator battery charged, and my...

I got my eliminator battery charged, and my lantern/flashlight/radio is ready. Plenty of food, water, and spare batteries.

Let it snow!
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 1st, 2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,416
Posted By madhatress
Interesting that you said that. A few days ago...

Interesting that you said that. A few days ago (or maybe last week sometime) I heard an ad for a topic on a talk radio show. They were going to discuss a story about a woman that refuses to have...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 1st, 2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,416
Posted By madhatress
Hey Macfury, what do you have against kids? This...

Hey Macfury, what do you have against kids? This is the second time I've seen you rail against evil ankle-biters in an ehMac thread. Did one spit up on you? Pull your finger? Take a chunk out of...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 8th, 2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By madhatress
Exclamation Leopard Freezes Macbook/Macbook Pro Keyboards

Hey all,

I just read this blog post about frozen MB/MBP keyboards: Leopard Killing MacBook Keyboards? | Gadget Lab from Wired.com (http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2007/11/leopard-killing.html)
...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 7th, 2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,489
Posted By madhatress
Me too! :clap: I wonder what drive the MB I...

Me too! :clap:

I wonder what drive the MB I sold last month had in it? I never looked....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 20th, 2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,174
Posted By madhatress
Go to the iPhoto Library location, ctrl+click on...

Go to the iPhoto Library location, ctrl+click on the library icon, and choose "Show Package contents" for the context menu.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 12th, 2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,368
Posted By madhatress
I'm surprised that he's able to sleep at night. ...

I'm surprised that he's able to sleep at night.
I've sold a few items on ebay, and I just sold a MP to a guy face to face. I am thinking about emailing him next week to make sure everything is OK. ...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 12th, 2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,346
Posted By madhatress
Will I still be able to use the whitebook (to...

Will I still be able to use the whitebook (to surf and check email) while the assistant is running?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 11th, 2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,346
Posted By madhatress
Using Migration assistant - Whitebook to MBP

Hi All,

My MBP finally arrived yesterday! I bought a firewire cable so that I can transfer the files from my macbook to the MBP. I have a question before I begin. Is there any gotchas I should...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 11th, 2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 630
Posted By madhatress
Using Migration assistant - Whitebook to MBP

Hi All,

My MBP finally arrived yesterday! I bought a firewire cable so that I can transfer the files from my macbook to the MBP. I have a question before I begin. Is there any gotchas I should...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,795
Posted By madhatress
Sweet deal! But alas, I don't think skype works...

Sweet deal! But alas, I don't think skype works with my apartment buzzer :(

Sure I could walk down, but why bother :cool:
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 11th, 2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,701
Posted By madhatress
Damn! I knew there was something fishy about the...

Damn! I knew there was something fishy about the weather, but I thought it was just the site.

Now I know. And knowing is half the battle....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 11th, 2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,795
Posted By madhatress
I've had Vonage for almost 2 years now. I've...

I've had Vonage for almost 2 years now. I've only had one outage, but sometimes, the reception isn't the greatest. The 2 things I like about it (other than price) is 1) being able to receive...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By madhatress
Really? :confused: I know when I ordered, I had...

Really? :confused: I know when I ordered, I had the choose my province, school and enter my student ID number. And I was reading a thread on MacRumors last week where some people said they do spot...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By madhatress
No prob, Keebler. My retort post had a lot of...

No prob, Keebler. My retort post had a lot of exclamations, too. It's anger management week, and I'm failing miserably :(

In other news, my MBP shipped today! Just in time for my first class...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By madhatress
I know a number of people that work for a higher...

I know a number of people that work for a higher educational institution (that shall remain nameless), and it's so true.

From what I hear, after a few beers, naturally ;)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By madhatress
Dude there is NO NEED to attack me!!! I was just...

Dude there is NO NEED to attack me!!! I was just pointing out that, IMO, it doesn't make sense to REDUCE the discount on products they are trying to get rid of. That's it.

And FYI: I'm already...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By madhatress
As far as I know, you can't get any of the new...

As far as I know, you can't get any of the new products with the promo. True, you can get the old 80GB cheaper now, and the old 8GB nano cheaper ($50 more instead of $70), but why didn't they...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 6th, 2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By madhatress
Thumbs down Student iPod Promo BS

So I was rummaging around the education store and I noticed something odd.

If you took advantage of the student iPod promo before Sept. 5th, you get a rebate of $229. If you bought a 30GB iPod...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 5th, 2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,782
Posted By madhatress
iPhone Price protection

Macworld: News: Apple offers iPhone users price protection (http://www.macworld.com/news/2007/09/05/priceprotection/index.php)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 5th, 2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,782
Posted By madhatress
How many iPhone-related class actions would we be...

How many iPhone-related class actions would we be up to then? :eek:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 5th, 2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,782
Posted By madhatress
Maybe AT&T will refund the difference for you. I...

Maybe AT&T will refund the difference for you. I know that Apple has a price protection program where they refund the difference if the price drops 10 days after you purchase the item.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 4th, 2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By madhatress
Cool Thanks, I try!!

Thanks, I try!!
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 3rd, 2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By madhatress
Maybe they are getting rid of the old iPod...

Maybe they are getting rid of the old iPod accessories to make space for the new iPod accessories?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,317
Posted By madhatress
Apple shipping madness

So, I used my student discount to order a MBP, printer and 30GB iPod on August 23rd at night.

The iPod (engraved) shipped via FedEx on the 25th. It said the MBP and printer would ship Sept...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 27th, 2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,818
Posted By madhatress
I got the extreme a few weeks ago, and I love it....

I got the extreme a few weeks ago, and I love it. I especially like the fact that you can attach a printer or a USB drive to it. I haven't tried a printer yet, but the USB drive works fine!

Oh,...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 25th, 2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,317
Posted By madhatress
Now that I think about it, the reason may be that...

Now that I think about it, the reason may be that the iPod is custom. I had the engraving put on it.

My refurb Macbook shipped via FedEx from California. I had to get 2 new batteries for a...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 25th, 2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,637
Posted By madhatress
That's enough music to last about 2 years :eek: !

That's enough music to last about 2 years :eek: !
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 25th, 2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,317
Posted By madhatress
Does all the new product ship from Shanghai?? I...

Does all the new product ship from Shanghai?? I just got a shipping notice for my iPod, and I was surprised that it was coming from there. I thought they would just send one from the States. I...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By madhatress
Lightbulb Give the gift of right click!

Not quite under $50 (at least I don't think so).

Does she need a bag to put the sleeve in?

Better yet, the one thing a reluctant switcher would probably LOVE is a laptop mouse! I know the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 22nd, 2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By madhatress
Good ol' Yorkshire! I can't think of where...

Good ol' Yorkshire! I can't think of where Cambridge St. is though, but it's been a while since I lived in Guelph.

So.....wha happen?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 22nd, 2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,402
Posted By madhatress
the sun

If you're reading the Sun, you might as well read the weekly world news! Same difference. That little tidbit really doesn't help your credibility.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 21st, 2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By madhatress
Wow, they are trying REALLY hard to keep people...

Wow, they are trying REALLY hard to keep people out, aren't they!
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,343
Posted By madhatress
I second that. I'm glad I bought it when it was...

I second that. I'm glad I bought it when it was half price :D
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,447
Posted By madhatress
You may not want to leave it on all the time. I...

You may not want to leave it on all the time. I just tried a USB drive with my airport extreme, and it seems to spin constantly, even when I'm not accessing it. I think I read a post (on these...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 16th, 2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By madhatress
I bought it off eBay early in 2006, only because...

I bought it off eBay early in 2006, only because it played nice with my old Windows lappy. However, I think it's at least 5-6 years old, as DLink hasn't released firmware for it since 2002.

Yes,...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 16th, 2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By madhatress
Cool Airport Extreme: Loving it so far!

I just got an Airport Extreme Base Station today. I bought a wireless N one used off eBay, and I must say that I love it! Setting it up wirelessly via my Macbook was a breeze, and it seems to play...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 16th, 2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By madhatress
iPod's off, stat!

iPod's off, stat!
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 12th, 2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,402
Posted By madhatress
Well it was buried pretty deep in the Saturday...

Well it was buried pretty deep in the Saturday paper, and it took a while to find on the website itself. Hopefully, not many people will see it.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 12th, 2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,402
Posted By madhatress
Haha! I'm a selling a Powerbook G4 and all I did...

Haha! I'm a selling a Powerbook G4 and all I did was reinstall Tiger. I'm gonna leave it up to the buyer to update and install their own apps. Does that make me a big ol' meanie? :D
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 12th, 2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,402
Posted By madhatress
That kinda funny. I wonder how old that...

That kinda funny. I wonder how old that non-working PC was? You should point him to this forum. There seems to be a lot of people here with old macs that still work great! Except for my current...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 12th, 2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,402
Posted By madhatress
I don't blame you! When I finally switched (May...

I don't blame you! When I finally switched (May of this year), I had to reinstall Windows on my old PC laptop I was selling to my brother. Almost tore my hair out! It took me almost 6 hours to...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 11th, 2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,402
Posted By madhatress
Thumbs down Rob Wright from The Star: Macs more expensive than PCs

TheStar.com - living - Prestigious or pragmatic, choice of computer not about cost (http://www.thestar.com/article/244026)

These few paragraphs caught my eye:


Opinions?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 7th, 2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By madhatress
I think the apple store sometimes has refurbs...

I think the apple store sometimes has refurbs online. Otherwise, I would think your best bet is a reputable eBay seller.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 3rd, 2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,885
Posted By madhatress
dumb punks! If you had a heart condition or...

dumb punks! If you had a heart condition or something, they'd be in serious trouble. I hope they're caught soon.

btw, where did this happen?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 3rd, 2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,456
Posted By madhatress
In my experience, Word tends to assume a lot of...

In my experience, Word tends to assume a lot of things and "auto-correct" things for you. Sometimes, it's fairly easy to undo and turn off this behaviour, but sometimes you just can't.

Any sort...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 2nd, 2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,456
Posted By madhatress
That's exactly what my BF said. True dat. I...

That's exactly what my BF said. True dat. I could see how it goes with the 120GB internal, and get a new external 2.5" if necessary to carry around. Maybe I can look into a firewire enclosure, if I...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 2nd, 2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,456
Posted By madhatress
Question 120 GB or 160 GB hard drive for macbook pro

Hi All,

Next week I'll be upgrading to a macbook pro, with my newly acquired educational discount. I was playing around with some configs in the ed store to get an idea of how much it will set me...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 28th, 2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,900
Posted By madhatress
I agree with everyone else: try to get your money...

I agree with everyone else: try to get your money back from the seller. If the drive was grinding, there is no way he wouldn't have noticed that before unloading. If the seller is reluctant to give...
Forum: Info Centre Jul 27th, 2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,204
Posted By madhatress
Cool Thanks everyone. I'm out of town part of...

Thanks everyone.

I'm out of town part of next week, so I can't do much until I get back. I'll see if I get any local offers in the meantime.
Forum: Info Centre Jul 26th, 2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,204
Posted By madhatress
CanadaPost COD

Has anyone here sold something and used COD to collect the money from the buyer? Is this a safe way to sell things?
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 25th, 2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,096
Posted By madhatress
Has anyone tried using the wireless N...

Has anyone tried using the wireless N capabilities of a macbook/macbook pro with a non-Apple router? Does it work?
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