Mac Official Discussion Thread

March 29, 2010 @ 21:19:21
Yeah so I heard quad-cores are useless because of diminishing returns or something.
March 30, 2010 @ 06:53:51
i wanted a new pc only cuz of steam and playing l4d/cs with friends, now i dont need it anymore &) just drop the new macbooks already, damn.
March 30, 2010 @ 20:10:35
Dope about Steam. Signed up quickly. Hopefully this runs smooth.
March 30, 2010 @ 20:16:26
just a heads up - beta for steam mac

http://store.steampowered.com/macbeta/


noob question, what is Steam?
March 30, 2010 @ 21:05:11
my macbook pro has been running slowly lately,especially when I'm omn the net, I use firefox and everytime i go to websites or browse the net it sometimes lags and slows down a couple seconds. Any ways to fix this? perhaps deleting cookies etc? or should i quit using firefox

also is there any good ad blockers you guys recommend?
March 30, 2010 @ 21:47:58
noob question, what is Steam?


a games download service for PC - most if not all PC games are available here

now coming for mac

http://store.steampowered.com/
March 30, 2010 @ 23:08:15
Thanks, but with the beta, do i need bootcamp or crossover to run the games?
March 30, 2010 @ 23:11:40
i think its all meant to run on mac native

not sure about each individual games, but the valve games are being converted
March 30, 2010 @ 23:18:46
good to know, thanks again
April 01, 2010 @ 14:29:47
Sry for double post but i need help.

Does any have a code for the Adode Illustrator C4?

or a torrent file

Thanks
April 01, 2010 @ 19:35:57
if i wanted to upgrade tha memory and hard drive space on my Mac can i take it to an apple store or would i have to do it myself?
April 01, 2010 @ 20:06:12
apple will charge alot for it

just get some cheap ram online (follow these specs: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1651)

and install it yourself, with an online guide
April 01, 2010 @ 20:19:30
so my imac screen dims every 4mins or so
how can i change it to 15 mins or so...
April 01, 2010 @ 21:48:24
apple will charge alot for it

just get some cheap ram online (follow these specs: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1651)

and install it yourself, with an online guide


^ system prefs - > energy saver ? that's how it is on my macbook

skkipy : you can add ram with apple.. its cheaper if you have a student discount.. or you can get you or someone to install ram for you. iono too much about harddrive space since i couldnt add more in store but i would just get an external hard drive.. up to you though.


thanks for tha tips both of you smokeyface
April 02, 2010 @ 01:09:51
^ system prefs - > energy saver ? that's how it is on my macbook

skkipy : you can add ram with apple.. its cheaper if you have a student discount.. or you can get you or someone to install ram for you. iono too much about harddrive space since i couldnt add more in store but i would just get an external hard drive.. up to you though.


ok look they are both set up on 18mins tho and it dims every damn 5minssmh
April 03, 2010 @ 10:54:24
^thanks babe that worked&)
April 03, 2010 @ 14:51:20
For those complaining about not being able to currently play online games such as cod/wow etc.. Just dual boot windows with bootcamp, installed windows 7 ultimate yesterday on my macbook pro. Best of both worlds smokeyface
April 05, 2010 @ 14:32:28
nice tips
April 05, 2010 @ 14:43:57
so i was on HB and then all of a sudden the screen dims and says
to press the power button in 5 different languages for no reason

so i had to turn it off but why tho?
April 05, 2010 @ 14:57:30
April 05, 2010 @ 15:02:18
^yeah that was it b

i fucken paniced yo

but it seems fine to me now

thanks b

i dont know why it happen my imac is one week old
April 05, 2010 @ 22:49:59
So this is what happen
so i got mutiples Kernel panic to where the point where it fucken froze my
imac so i called apple care told them my situation and made an appointment like 2hrs ago
i took it to the genius bar and they couldn't figure out the problem so they gave me a brand new imac with my apple care and here I am again...
April 05, 2010 @ 22:58:27
whoops i meant it here i am again with my sexy imac so far so good thoblushing
April 06, 2010 @ 00:02:49
apple care basically paid for itself right there

i should get it...
April 06, 2010 @ 00:33:45
well if you have apple care then take it
i mean if you dont do anything now eventually its guna get loser
and something bad can happen
April 06, 2010 @ 13:49:53
anyone know how to change this? (where it says new_user)

April 06, 2010 @ 15:00:47
did you try to right click, then click on "remove from sidebar"?
April 06, 2010 @ 16:54:59
anyone know how to change this? (where it says new_user)



http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1428
April 06, 2010 @ 22:00:07


i did everything it told me but it wouldn't let me change tha name ?)
April 06, 2010 @ 23:21:46
i did everything it told me but it wouldn't let me change tha name ?)

I don't think you can change that name, when you setup your mac for the first time I believe it tells you that you can't change that name afterwards. I clicked next/ok too fast when I was setting up my macbook and now the user name/directory is my mac account name, it's so stupid...
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