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Old 02-15-2007, 01:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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so im think'n about a mac. my p.c is get'n very slow and i heard that macs are great with speed. but just how easy is useing my pearl with a mac
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Old 02-15-2007, 01:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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once you go MAC you never go back ...as far as 8100 and the mac works for me most of the time but i don't sync it much they need to work on there progran and putting app's on it from mac for get it for now ota is the best way
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PocketMac is the program you would use on a Mac....it doesn't have an app loader yet but it has all the other programs found in Desktop Manager....so like the previous user said loading programs OTA is the best way when using a Mac....

and there are lots of good macs out there I should know I'm a Mac user myself.
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Old 02-15-2007, 01:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I echo the same sentiments. A mac is a wonderful device. Its geared towards personal computing and development. Great program to create sites, blogs, photocasts, sharing calendars, and productivity. The user interface is easy and intuitive. The graphics are stunning. Everyone that has laid eyes and used my Mac has given me praise and has wanted one for themselves. Besides, I can run XP through Bootcamp if I really needed to.
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yeah I plan to run Windows (of some sort) through some program once I have a Mac laptop (want an older one so I can run all sorts of classic games....so maybe virtual pc for the few programs that need windows) got an eMac right now (not very portable).
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so what r the biggest problems with mac+bb=
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Only problem is that PocketMac does not contain an Application Loader for the BB. You'd need access to a PC that has DM to load applications.
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Only problem is that PocketMac does not contain an Application Loader for the BB. You'd need access to a PC that has DM to load applications.
unless there is an OTA option....or excessing the link through BB Browser...but that is a given.
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Old 02-15-2007, 05:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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As a fellow Mac user, I would highly recommend a BES hosting service if you were to go with a Mac. You don't have to bother with PocketMac or worry about cables. Everything syncs wirelessly. It will cost you around $18/month.
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Shameless Linux plug..... Get a stock PC and put Linux on it

Mac and windows are one in the same to me..... Once they got you, they got you with the proprietary software ect....

Sorry, my avatar made me do it! Flame him
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Old 02-15-2007, 08:26 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Shameless Linux plug..... Get a stock PC and put Linux on it

Mac and windows are one in the same to me..... Once they got you, they got you with the proprietary software ect....

Sorry, my avatar made me do it! Flame him


Or get a mac and run your linux apps AND your windows apps with parallels.
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Just got my new Mac yesterday - and I am a very happy camper!!! I also have the Pearl, and with PocketMac it works fine.
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Old 02-15-2007, 11:01 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Shameless Linux plug..... Get a stock PC and put Linux on it

Mac and windows are one in the same to me..... Once they got you, they got you with the proprietary software ect....

Sorry, my avatar made me do it! Flame him
at least OS X is based on Darwin
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