The Apple Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by ChetB, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. ChetB

    ChetB Senior member

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    One port seems fine. Haven't really used ports anyway for the past few years. Reminds me of when the floppy and the optical drives got the axe and everyone complained but then it was no big deal.
     
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    If you have a dslr an SD reader is really convenient. I suppose it's not too much of a pain to carry one but the computer doesn't seem capable of editing anyway.
     
  3. otc

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    I built a computer just last year with a floppy drive!

    (but only because I re-purposed the combined floppy and SD/CF/etc card reader from the old computer...neither of them actually had the floppy drive cable connected to anything)
     
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    how much does a floppy hold? less than a mb right? my god, shit was bad back then
     
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    otc Senior member

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    1.44mb... but you could always put everything on a Zip disk!
     
  6. GreenFrog

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    People at MacRumors are going BONKERS because they're finally getting preparing for shipping updates on their watches.

    I still have yet to get mine updated... [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    :slayer:



    If you're talkin' 'bout them new-fangled 3.5" floppies
     
  8. otc

    otc Senior member

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    One of the only things that gets stiffer as it gets *smaller*
     
  9. NaTionS

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    Setting up the Macbook and it's stuck on beachball =\

    I didn't even choose file vault but it's now stuck on the icloud page. Oh well, pizza time
     
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    What were 5.25s? 840k? I know some were smaller than that too
     
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    This happened to me too. It happens to everyone, actually.

    You'll need to restart the computer to get out of that.
     
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    NaTionS Senior member

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    I just waited it out, took about 25 minutes. Updating OS X now.
     
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    When the old one dies or ceases to be useful basically. :) I'm using a 2008 Macbook with Snow Leopard, Expanded the RAM to its maximum, 4GB and put a larger HDD in it.
     
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    I think they came in 360 KB or 1.2 MB
     
  15. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    That is what I did originally, I found out you could theoretically put a 2GB and a 4 in there to max it out, so I did. Ended up getting tired of the lag, etc. Rolling with 16GB now is heaven.
     

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