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Rico got a Mini!
« on: May 13, 2006, 02:42:12 PM »
Well, took the big Mac plunge today gang.  Got my first Apple Computer.  The Intel Mac Mini.  Where's the freaking maximize window button?!  Hehe!  It's a pretty slick piece of hardware, I have to say.  And I seem to have all my PC's and Mac networked and playing nice together - so far.  Lots to learn still!


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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2006, 03:20:42 PM »
Oh Rico.. you have turned to the dark side  :starwars:

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2006, 04:36:01 PM »
A bit yes!  Hehe!  Trying to learn how to do Podcasts on it now.

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2006, 05:01:21 PM »
So Kenny, if Intel Macs are the devil's playground, is there some kind of underground community dealing in pre-Intel Macs now?  Good thing my old G4 still works :)

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2006, 06:33:25 PM »
Congrats Rico! You will finally get some computing done. HEH

I am a mac expert so anything you need help with, let me know.

Man I really want one of those!

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2006, 08:51:22 PM »
rico, use garage band to make podcasts, it comes standard on all macs, i dont know that much though, im way better with PC's...
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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2006, 04:39:30 PM »
Yeah me and Rico have been toying with it. We instantly understood GarageBand was meant for podcasting and audio recording. The problem is doing some of things that are possible on Audacity on GarageBand.

Who knows, maybe I will start a podcast...

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2006, 02:20:45 PM »
Yay, Octeris. You should make it on games, you seem to know a lot about them. And I've heard that Audacity is way better to use than Garageband, but GarageBand is much simpler. Am I right? Anyway, nice Mac Rico, I still prefer PCs better for their gaming capacitys, but macs are generally more powerfull, so grats.
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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2006, 07:03:47 AM »
well, garageband has some cooler features and some stuff is just way simpler than audacity... i havent really used garageband that much but it looks good. i only use audacity cause its the best free program out there, and they dont make garageband for windows... if they did, i would probably get it if the price was reasonable.
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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2006, 07:14:09 AM »
Well, gang I'm returning the Mini today.  Long story short, it just didn't have enough new features above what my PC's can do already.  While I think it's a slick little box, for a long time PC user like me it's not really much help.

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2006, 07:51:13 AM »
hallelujah.. you've seen the light  :biggrin

just kidding, I use Mac's at work and think they are great, but love my PC

sorry it didn't work out Rico

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2006, 09:00:49 AM »
No biggie.  It was a test and I'm glad I tried.  But like I said, nothing I can't do on my PC's already.  Besides, I can buy more props and goodies now!  ;)

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2006, 09:03:14 AM »
Buying more collectable is always a good thing  :biggrin

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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2006, 12:46:06 PM »
Well, Spock's heart will be broken when he hears what you said about his precious Mac, but I have to say I agree with him in some ways where a Mac is better. The problem is the OS doesn't have enough good stuff to be superior to PCs.
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Re: Rico got a Mini!
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2006, 03:23:38 PM »
HA, good move rico... as Kenny said, youve seen the light...
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