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Leopard
Just heard about Leopard. I am a Microsoft developer who refused to join the crowd and go with .NET and C# and am waiting for alternatives before updating my apps. I got fed...

Remote control for Mac
The Apple Remote is fine, but it's meant only for Front Row. I want something with more functionality. Keyspan makes some...

Vista's speech recognition really works screencast demo
I know that many here ejaculated all over their monitors when reading about the failed Vista Speech Recognition demo. Which is fine, failed...

The Cost of the Intel Transition
No doubt you will have heard that the next version of Office for the Mac will drop compatibility with Visual Basic for Applications. Here's an interesting blog post that explains why they're doing...

The Cost of the Intel Transition
I wouldn't get worked up about losing VBA. If you need the latest and greatest from Microsoft it will be more important that you can get MS Server 2003...

In the Shallow End
The Leopard preview really reinforces the pattern we've been seeing from Apple for the past view years: They prefer...

Apple thrashes Dell on Mac Pro pricing
Here's one for Tommy Lame: Dual Core Intel Xeon 2.66GHz x 2 (4MB shared L2 cache) Dell: $2,866.00 (with a $200 discount for...

Latest in Ajax for Mac Coming out for Private Beta in a Couple of Weeks
Hello, are going to be having our private beta release in a couple of weeks. This is an invitation to join the private beta by signing...

PC vs Mac OS question 980
Artie Well, if using one of the new Macbooks, or have a mouse with a second button (supposedly most Mac users do, and they...

PC vs Mac OS question 981
That's a matter of opinion. Depends if you want to run OS X. But what arguably must have some value, is...

PC vs Mac OS question 982
That too is a matter of opinion. I prefer OS X to Windows, and I believe...

PC vs Mac OS question 983
Chu-En Ginsberg Hmmm...Well, like I said, I'm brand new to Macs. My total experience was 2, 20 minute sessions with Macbook Pro 15" at my local Fry's and reading a...

Best Windows Emulation
Hey all. A guy I know bravely bought a new MacBook Pro to be the first one in his all-Windows company to have a Mac. While it would still have an XP Pro...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 985
No, I think you may be reading too much into it. Apple always does a little of this to amuse the...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 986
Mojo asked : what's going on. on. Then Mojo followed up : While MS sells Office for the Mac the package...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 987
Oxford's version of this argument is rather extreme (like pretty much everything else he says), but...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 988
My argument is accurate, not extreme. A PC cannot be counted as a PC unless it is a Personal Computer. Thus meaning it's used in a Personal way. Granted, there are Macs...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 989
No, you made up your own definitions: "a PC must have Personal data on it... otherwise it's just computer... not a "Personal Computer"." or "yes, but a...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 990
But Apple can sell systems at a lower price than PC vendors since they are not encumbered by...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 991
Oxford Apple still has to pay for the development of OS X, and builds that cost into the price of the machines. That's probably more expensive per...

Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 992
Note above, snit, that I do NOT accuse you of being dishonest. I DO buttume you made a...

YAFWC
or Yet Another f***ing Windows Crash... Following the recent debate about Mac OS X vs. Windows stability, I was wondering why I hadn't had any (spontaneous) Windows crashes the last 2...

another mac powerbook question
Funny. I picked up a Dell laptop a few weeks ago. What a piece of crap. Keeps getting slower and slower. These weird pop up windows keep appearing out of...

Message to iPod rivals: Join the Pod or perish
Wise words from Jeremy Horwitz. Editor in Chief at ilounge.com Nearly five years have pbutted since Apple introduced the first-generation iPod - the one from...

Marketshare Challenge
Well there have been a number of people who do not believe in the marketshare theory for the low interest in cracking...

Marketshare Challenge
Josh McKee They certainly do. Unfortunately for you, multiple entries aren't one of these, which is why contest...

firefox addons and os x permissions
Hi, I recently started using OS X Server and thought I'd better abandon my 'strategy' of no firewall and...

iPod based Levi's
looks like two pairs of Levi "RedWire" jeans will get the iPod treatment soon. kinda fun to read over. Features of Levi’s RedWire DLX Jeans Include: Easy pocket storage: An...

Hardware wanna haves and just wanna haves
New hardware: 1. Support for a flat bed scanner that scans 24"x30" or larger. 2. Support for a printer that prints 24"x30" and...

Hardware wanna haves and just wanna haves 1001
Easily a $10K item. Maybe a $60K item depending on what kind of quality you need. You really need one in...

Hardware wanna haves and just wanna haves 1002
John C. Randolph TWAIN may be a standard, but for each scanner you still require a manufacturer specific driver. I own a Mustek A3 large flat bed...

Hardware wanna haves and just wanna haves 1003
John C. Randolph Try searching for "large flatbed scanner" on the internet, and similar other keywords...

Hardware wanna haves and just wanna haves 1004
searching for "large flatbed scanner"... is competely the wrong wording... no wonder you don't find anything. macs have more access to...

Strong reasons to prefer OS X over Windows
In a previous thread it was suggested that there used to be more "tangible" and stronger reasons (in the '80s and '90s) to prefer Apple-Macintosh...

Apologies to Slade
Recently in csma, Slade said: "First Apple has to put out an affordable desktop computer for everyone. The novelties like the iMac and iMinime...

Apologies to Slade
How so? What kind of experience? You mean the "experience" of everything in the Mac world being...

Market share Challenge Pbuttword 1008
How so? 5% of 256 is 12 (rounded down, I did that since I was being...

Market share Challenge Pbuttword 1009
Accounting for rounding they match perfectly. I buttigned the Macintosh 95% (i.e. the equivalent of the PC's marketshare) and the PC 5% (i.e. equivalent to the Macintoshes marketshare). I fail to see where...

another issue
My major gripe is Finder. Finder is f***ing useless, it's a disgrace to file browsers. It doesn't have an address bar, and you can't even use it to get to...

another issue
Why should it? The whole point is to avoid paths COMPLETELY. You haven't done that if you put a path field...

another issue
Careful... with such a remark you're rapidly approaching bigot territory in Snit's mostly empty mind;) To "actual" reality, yes... but Snit has shown his belief in many other...

Sun & MS Scored a Major Education Win Where was Apple
February 28, 2006 Sun Shines With $400M Workstation Deal By David Needle Sun Microsystems scored a major coup with the sale of...

Office Basics Clbutt Seattle, WA
Office Basics Clbutt When: 1:30pm - 4:30pm on Sunday, August 27, 2006 Where: dBug Resource Center (Seattle, WA) Office Basics...

Challenge for Snit
I have a challenge for you. As it is, our relation - according to me - is that you troll and I expose and make fun of...

Challenge for Josh
Here is a list of 100 computers. Each item is a number, encoded. The number is a random number between 15000 and 25000. For each Windows number you...

On the argument 'the Mac is now just another PC
By "the Statement", I refer to the statement that the Intel-based Mac is just another PC. I'm going to take a shot at demonstrating that the Statment has either...

Switching Back
It has been brought to my attention that I'm less fun to read when I'm bashing Apple than when...

Switching Back 1019
Dan Johnson That's the price of being a wintroll. What part of advocacy in any newsgroup do you not understand? If you do, then you are obviously trolling...

Switching Back 1020
Was my trolling not sufficiently obvious before? Actually I am quite proud of this thread. I never, ever through I could spawn so...

Switching Back 1021
That is so depressing. One of the most obnoxious things about your basic store-bought PC...

Switching Back 1022
On Aug 15, 2006, Steven de Mena Interesting. My new off-brand Bluetooth mouse works out of the box with my G4 PowerBook. I would think that it...

Switching Back 1023
down...". OS X. I would have thought the unrestrained sarcasm of my last post would have made it clear I was finished listening to you deny reality. Obviously not. I do, do I? You should...

Switching Back 1024
snip) And... as usual, you're chock full of it - Patrick writes: "There is a difference between software...



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