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Forum: Digital Home Events 10-26-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,372
Posted By Deslock
I'm currently using a JBL - Spyro - 2.1 Speaker...

I'm currently using a JBL - Spyro - 2.1 Speaker System that I picked up on sale dirt cheap. They look very silly, but sound decent. The Audioengine A5 speakers would offer much better fidelity to...
Forum: Windows Phone News 10-25-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,054
Posted By Deslock
I noticed that too... from another thread:

I noticed that too... from another thread:
Forum: Windows Phone News 10-23-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,054
Posted By Deslock
Beat you...

Beat you http://forums.thoughtsmedia.com/754523-post10.html :D

It's noteworthy that this appears to be at least a similar shell to the Nokia N9. Some N9 specs:

- 4.76 ounces
- Approximately...
Forum: Windows Phone News 10-20-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,543
Posted By Deslock
It's not selling, simple as that. It's not due...

It's not selling, simple as that. It's not due to lack of a sales force, or some misplaced idea by retailers that these are business phones. It's because it's difficult to gain traction in an...
Forum: HTC Windows Phones 10-20-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,480
Posted By Deslock
Like the screen area. Don't like the weight or...

Like the screen area. Don't like the weight or screen resolution.
Forum: Apple Software (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad) 10-19-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By Deslock
I didn't do anything to set this up... I simply...

I didn't do anything to set this up... I simply installed iOS on my wife's iPhone and mine. Now when we text each other, it goes as an iMessage automatically. The only differences are that it says...
Forum: Apple News 10-06-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By Deslock
Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Steve Jobs was passionate, dedicated, inspirational, visionary, and a perfectionist. He changed the world for the better. My sympathies to his family.
Forum: Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad 10-05-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By Deslock
Apple announced what I expected, but it was still...

Apple announced what I expected, but it was still disappointing. Siri and iCloud look very useful, the A5 ought to make the iPhone4S much zippier than any of the current Android phones, the dual...
Forum: Apple Laptops 08-25-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By Deslock
I prefer the 13": The larger screen area,...

I prefer the 13":

The larger screen area, lower DPI, and higher resolution all make it more suitable for a lot of the work I do.
The trackpad on the 13" is more fun to use, especially for some...
Forum: Other Apple Hardware 08-11-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,918
Posted By Deslock
iMacs didn't come with burners either for a...

iMacs didn't come with burners either for a couple years, if memory serves.

If your friend doesn't have a fast connection and also doesnt want to use a USB optical drive, flashdrive, or HDD, then...
Forum: Other Apple Hardware 08-11-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,918
Posted By Deslock
There is precedent as Apple also killed the 3.5"...

There is precedent as Apple also killed the 3.5" floppy when it was still common. Eliminating the optical cuts the price a bit, supports/promotes their decision to discontinue sales of their...
Forum: Other Apple Hardware 08-05-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,918
Posted By Deslock
I buy all my music as MP3s or AACs, I buy...

I buy all my music as MP3s or AACs, I buy software online, and I stream most movies through Netflix (which match or exceed DVD quality).

I still use my PS3's optical drive for GT5 and Blurays...
Forum: Apple Laptops 07-23-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,641
Posted By Deslock
I dunno if it's an omission or space issue. The...

I dunno if it's an omission or space issue. The teardown (http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook-Air-13-Inch-Mid-2011-Teardown/6130/1) photos make it look like there's not much room in there:
...
Forum: Apple Laptops 07-21-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,641
Posted By Deslock
Thanks. And color me slightly embarrassed because...

Thanks. And color me slightly embarrassed because I now see you had already mentioned that, as well as Outlook/Office being available for the Mac.
Forum: Apple Laptops 07-21-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,641
Posted By Deslock
Actually not necessarily. I wrote it was the...

Actually not necessarily. I wrote it was the best of both worlds, but only in the context of it letting you run Windows natively (in case you need the extra RAM/performance). There are downsides to...
Forum: Apple Laptops 07-21-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,641
Posted By Deslock
It obviously depends on how you user your...

It obviously depends on how you user your computer. For my needs the extra resolution, SSD (which ought to make everything zippy), and instant resume make the MBA more of a MBP than the MBP. If you...
Forum: Other Apple Hardware 07-21-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By Deslock
I think you may be over-estimating what the...

I think you may be over-estimating what the average user needs in a computer. The MBA is obviously not a good choice for serious gaming, heavy video editing, 3D modeling, number crunching, etc. But...
Forum: Apple Laptops 07-20-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,641
Posted By Deslock
Where I work, we run VMs (VMWare, VirtualBox) for...

Where I work, we run VMs (VMWare, VirtualBox) for Ubuntu and XP with 4GB on the OSX host and it's fine. Obviously Win7 needs more than XP, but for things like Outlook and Office, you should be OK...
Forum: Digital Home Talk 06-24-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,191
Posted By Deslock
I hate physical media, so for movies and TV shows...

I hate physical media, so for movies and TV shows that don't have a lot of special effects, I prefer bits to atoms.

Otherwise, Bluray is my favorite way to watch because the quality difference...
Forum: Apple Talk 04-12-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By Deslock
Please pardon the off-topic tangent everyone!

Thanks for the link. Coincidently, a couple days ago I discovered a lifehacker article (http://m.lifehacker.com//5687186/how-to-enable-ios-airprint-support-in-os-x-right-now) about the same thing...
Forum: Apple Talk 04-12-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By Deslock
I guess I don't watch enough TV... I've seen...

I guess I don't watch enough TV... I've seen commercials emphasizing that tablets can be good for reading, browsing, watching video, PIM, drawing, playing games, taking quick notes, viewing maps, and...
Forum: Apple Laptops 04-12-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By Deslock
OMFG, quasi-tablet?

Note that the quote attributed to JP Morgan analyst, Mark Moskowitz doesn't mention "quasi-tablet" at all:



I wonder if fortune made up the sensationalistic (and misplaced) phrase to get more...
Forum: Apple Talk 04-09-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By Deslock
That's what I use Airvideo and Home Sharing for. ...

That's what I use Airvideo and Home Sharing for.

Hah! No thanks.

I dunno what a tablet lifestyle means, and I was skeptical that the iPad would actually become her primary computer, but I'm...
Forum: Apple Talk 04-08-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By Deslock
A tablet has replaced my notebook for 50% of my...

A tablet has replaced my notebook for 50% of my work and 99% of my casual use (the other 1% being that I use a Mac mini for a media center and to edit/upload photos). I no longer take my work laptop...
Forum: Apple Talk 04-08-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By Deslock
That's true, though when I bought mine, they...

That's true, though when I bought mine, they offered to set it up in the Apple store (I declined).


Yes (I don't buy movies through iTunes due to DRM, but I wirelessly downloaded a couple rentals...
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