[ANN] Free 'Clearview' desktop clock
shawnlivecode at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 20:23:29 CDT 2012
Is there a way to have the app start up when OSX Mountain Lion starts and
remain positioned where I place it?
On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 6:08 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
> Pierre, Pierre, I have been running World Of Warcraft at high graphics
> settings on both my iMac at home, and my laptop, for years. I've run my
> laptop at my Dad's house on the hottest of days there. One is almost 4
> years old the other almost 6. Neither have burned up. Not sure what you are
> doing with them, but if you are only getting 1.5 years out of every mac you
> have ever owned, I would have to say check the power at your place and put
> some kind of UPS in line because DAMN.
> Also, just because a hard drive fails does not mean the computer is
> wasted. Also, I administer n 400 node network. About 60% of our computers
> are Macs. I have next to my desk all the laptop bodies of the laptops that
> have failed completely. There are 5 of them. 2 are G4's. Two more were
> motherboard failures. The other was a monitor burnout. Macs have
> historically been INCREDIBLY reliable for us. I'm not just a Mac hack. I
> work in the field of IT every day and have for 20+ years.
> Also, if you can show you only got that much life out of BRAND NEW macs
> and there was no abuse involved, you could go back to Apple and they would
> comp you a new one I am sure. Sorry, but I call BS here.
> On Oct 4, 2012, at 3:50 PM, Pierre Sahores wrote:
> > Yep... and, in about Linux/Asus versus OSX/Apple, i would really prefer
> to rely on the first kind of config for most of my LC coding and other
> numeric tasks, at least for 2 main reasons :
> > - in my experience, over the last decade, in average, 18 months is a
> standard Mac live time. Short, is't for 2000 bucks each box ? On other
> hand, my Asus/CentOS configs never give up until i replace them by more
> recent boxes...
> > - No way to run games production AI solutions with top at 100% on a 24/7
> basis on Apple platforms. They would just burn their unibody cases and die
> in less than 24 hours...
> > But too bad, iOS dev need macs (at least to make the workflow as simple
> as possible...). To bad again, LC stay still, in about mobile/desktop dev,
> less usable on the Linux platform than it's on the OSX and Windows ones...
> > Would be really helpful to, perhaps !, see the situation change a the
> near ;)
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