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  • Quote: Originally Posted by curious_about_mac Apparently some hit the ceiling at the thought that Apple is building on the work of decades of OS development done elsewhere (beginning wth the work in C/UNIX done at Bell Labs). To me that's excel…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by curious_about_mac Hey! That I am the one who agrees with you! I think it was a wise decision for Apple to go UNIX, as you say, the most stable and secure OS and certainly one of the most used OS's in mission critic…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by curious_about_mac Sure! But my question is more direct. There is a difference between being a descendant (or even borrowing ideas from) and being a clone (or an almost clone). In the case of Mac OS X, if I take awa…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by curious_about_mac Dear all, I am having this discussion with a friend of mine who is a Mac preacher searching for converts (and I am the one he is trying to gain for the Mac religion ). We are at a point of the…
  • I suspect more that the Macbooks will start to match the colored iPods. Red anodized aluminum Macbooks all around!
  • Quote: Originally Posted by lirand Hey, I've recently moved from Windows to Mac. Anyway, I've noticed that the iLife apps (mostly iPhoto and iTunes) have the option to let them handle the media files for me. I'm trying to decide if I wo…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by BrianB13 Thank you very much for the detailed reply. You have sold me on it. I'm going ahead and ordering one. Happy Holidays!!! You are quite welcome Brian, and if you ever need any help with your new Mac, the p…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by BrianB13 I'm seriously considering buying a MacBook Pro and running Fusion and Windows XP on it. I'm a .Net developer so I want to make sure that when running Fusion and Windows XP that I won't have any issues. I nee…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Bonsai1214 i know its probably some third party app, but what's that little thing running in the bottom left hand corner of his desktop? it has album art, song info and track time all running on the desktop. if anyon…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by [email protected] Does anyone know how to remove the text under the finer icons, dock icons, and desktop icons. I don't need to read their names as their icons already show me what application I would click on. …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by success yes I've used it before and really don't like it. The whole point in owning a Mac is to keep everything in the Apple realm as much as possible. Thas why I'm really hoping for native support or at the very least…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by 1337_5L4Xx0R And while you're grabbing adium, grab Growl too which works with Adium as well as many other apps. Actually Growl comes bundled with Adium now, but giving that link was a smart move since the bundled co…
  • Adium is by far the best instant messenger for OS X. Covers every single service you can think of. The thing that REALLY sets Adium apart though is it's ability to completely customize it the way you want. You can go to http://www.adiumxtras.com …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by jkovach This update killed my mac. It won't start back up and is stuck on the grey screen that pops up on boot with the little "spinning circle" action going. Left it like that for about an hour - no change. Shutdow…
  • Awesome! You, my friend, just did in two weeks what Apple failed to do in two years. Bravo
  • Quote: Originally Posted by boodaddy Point taken.. Changed to "Acona Matata" Just for the record, it's "Not" not "Now". It's "Hakuna Matata". And FYI, just about everyone here already knew about the $9.99 upgrade for Macs bought under one mont…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by leafy It's a wonder that there is no sight of 10.4.11 anywhere, not even rumor updates. The MBP display driver update is a lot of improvement compared to the previous one, but where are the rest of the "few dozen fixes…
  • Okay, to clear things up a bit... To those who aren't quite aware of why Macs aren't affected by viri. Since the new Intel Mac's are now running on the same hardware as Windows, there is nothing seperating them from generic PC's aside from the…
  • The key to using OS X isn't to try to doing things in the same way you did in Windows. As a switcher I can safely say that while OS X will "do" many tasks in the same manner Windows does, like the cmd+C/V for copy/paste, the vast majority of the tim…
  • Even with the lack of iChat's video feature, I still perfer Adium. Absolutely fully customizable. Has features that iChat should've had ages ago, and honestly, how many people in the IM world actually use the video conferencing on a daliy basis? The…