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  1. Matrix Agent

    Cool cell phones?

    By "cool" I mean that this phone must be reasonably priced (<150), and must be compatible with US systems. I like nokia phones in particular, especially because of their ease-of-use and thorough design. If anyone has an experience to share about very small phones with the above qualties, I...
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    Just a pet peeve....

    But since when has the "mac" been referred to as MAC? As if it is an acronym of some sorts? To say the least, it bothers me a least enough to start a thread about it?.Anyone care to vent their frustration/explain this phenomenon? :D
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    Jaguar review is front page news on CNN!

    The review is very positive! Read up here: http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/ptech/09/03/review.mac.osx.ap/index.html Quotes: "Mac OS X offers more reason to switch", "And it is far less intrusive than Windows XP, which can render a PC worthless unless users "activate" their copy with the...
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    The Matrix Agent Diary

    Inspired by sites such as kuro5hin.org, I have decided to write a pilot diary, to see if it actually works, at least on macosx.com that is. I'd build a blog, but I lack the time and energy... So, if there are no objections, let's begin... Hmm... What do I want to talk about? Let's start...
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    Weird Article on Apple/Netscape Front Page

    I had just re-installed, so this default page was still listed as my home page. (I prefer About:Blank :D) So I click on this link, and there is a racy three line article on how much a man loves... well, just read it. Warning, its a lude, crude one. Is this a joke?
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    Cool T-Shirts?

    You guys know of any places to get cool T-Shirts, with clever/funny statements, like this one? They need not be mac involved, and I'm not looking for something really extremist, the predicts apocalyptic scenarios by the US gov't, thats neither funny/clever. Just looking for some fun T-Shirts...
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    Join the MacOSX.com Folding Team!

    To the top of the charts! Our team number is 10361. A link to the software is at this page: http://folding.stanford.edu/ Folding@Home is a program like SETI@Home, that uses disributed computing to finish complex problems, in this case, protein folding patterns. The best part is...
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    Anyone own a Nokia 7110/7160/7190?

    I've been thinking about buying a new cellular phone, since well, it looks like someone shot it. Literally. Most likely I will stay with Nokia, since I find those to be the most ergonomically designed phones. (Anyone ever tried a motorola menu? :rolleyes: ) I will problably spend no more...
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    Do Apple's Policies Help It's Competitors?

    I was thinking about this the other day: Apple: -Pushed USB -First in Firewire -Popularized 802.11b -Built In WiFi Antennae -Moved to LCD -Popularizing Bluetooth -Basically Created Consumer Video Editing -Created Consumer DVD Burning -Side Opening Towers -Popularized Gigabit...
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    Thread.

    The above title is my toungue-in-cheek way of exemplifying the kind of thread labling used on this site. More and more often I see threads entitled "Problem" and "Help." Please join me in correcting this problem, the site will run much more efficently. If you see a user (generally new) who...
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    eMac to be released today as a consumer machine.

    Think Secret said so, and SimX did not.:) Does the spell out the end of the line for the classic iMac? Whether or not, I applaud this decsion, it will help Apple's entry-level signifigantly.
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    MOSR predicts 100% increase in proc speed by MWNY.

    Make your own decision.;)
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    Case Suggestions for the iPod?

    So I've just recieved my new iPod, and predictably, its completely emptied my pockets. So, when I run into some more money, I know what my next purchase is going to be: a case. This case needs to keep all scratches off of the surface, both front and back. It all needs to be durable enough to...
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    Connection Trouble With Apple Remote Desktop

    I've decided to use ARD to admin an OS 9 computer from an OS X laptop, in order to get a feel for this program. The OS X laptop is connected to the net through Airport. The computer I'm trying to connect to is connected strictly through ethernet cable. These two computers are basically sharing a...
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    Congrats to testuser!

    I've just notived that testuser has reached the most important number of all. 1139!:p
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    Wow! This Is Great! ! ! !

    Our favorite site {macosx.com & press3.com} was refrenced today by our other favorite site {appleturns.com} Isn't this exciting. Well admin, I hope this is satisfying for you. First mac geniuses are promoting the boards, and now jack and katie are refrencing it in their shows. Great job...
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    College Experience?

    I know there are a lot of people on the boards who are still in HS, so I figure this will interest you too. I want to state from the start that I'm not talking about partying here, I'm talking about the overall college experience. Since I'm a Junior in HS I'm beginning to look around at where...
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    appleaudio.com

    Cool new site which gives audio reports of all of apple-related news for the day. Loads quickly too.:)
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    Future of interplanetary space travel?

    I know we have a lot of sci-fi space geeks, and physcics/math students out there, so I figured i'd run this by your for fun. What are some cool ideas for space travel? I've heard of solar wind sails, anti-matter drives, and ion propulsion systems, anyone heard of some cool ideas. I had...
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    Interesting take on "Gigawire"

    http://www.osopinion.com/perl/story/15463.html Summary: This guy thinks that the new standard "802.11e" which allows for tansfer speeds up to 54Mbps is a wireless incarnation of Firewire. Huh? Sounds cool.:)
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