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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1210 on: June 22, 2011, 08:55:44 AM »
Two filmspotting engagements in one year!  Who's next?

Sounds like a good poll question.  ;)

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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1211 on: June 22, 2011, 09:03:17 AM »
I'm gonna short myself on this question, though it seems likely that I've got a date upcoming.

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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1212 on: June 24, 2011, 04:14:03 AM »
I found my old 4th generation iPod (classic). It was one of the last ones that supported FireWire transfers. The sync speed is so amazingly fast. I just transferred 570 songs (4GB worth) in 6 minutes.

By comparison, my iPod touch takes 40 minutes to transfer a few albums over USB to flash memory. So, in conclusion, Apple hasn't cared enough to improve on 7 year old technology. In fact, they have chosen to worsen it.

I miss the old/cool Apple--back when they cared about performance....
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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1213 on: June 24, 2011, 08:09:26 AM »
Beach weekend! Hope the weather's good and I can get a killer T on. Next step... G and L!

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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1214 on: June 24, 2011, 09:07:30 AM »
I found my old 4th generation iPod (classic). It was one of the last ones that supported FireWire transfers. The sync speed is so amazingly fast. I just transferred 570 songs (4GB worth) in 6 minutes.

By comparison, my iPod touch takes 40 minutes to transfer a few albums over USB to flash memory. So, in conclusion, Apple hasn't cared enough to improve on 7 year old technology. In fact, they have chosen to worsen it.

I miss the old/cool Apple--back when they cared about performance....

Yup - I loved the firewire - never understood why they discontinued using it.
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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1215 on: June 24, 2011, 09:16:58 AM »
I found my old 4th generation iPod (classic). It was one of the last ones that supported FireWire transfers. The sync speed is so amazingly fast. I just transferred 570 songs (4GB worth) in 6 minutes.

By comparison, my iPod touch takes 40 minutes to transfer a few albums over USB to flash memory. So, in conclusion, Apple hasn't cared enough to improve on 7 year old technology. In fact, they have chosen to worsen it.

I miss the old/cool Apple--back when they cared about performance....


Yup - I loved the firewire - never understood why they discontinued using it.


Probably USB2 would be cheaper since it is much more widespread and in theory should be slightly faster.  I don't think a lot of the other non-Apple devises wanted to support 2 standards when the only gain small amount of sales having a Firewire devise at the time.

If you find today's USB devise faster then an old Firewire devise, then I something seems wrong by just looking at the specs. 
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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1216 on: June 24, 2011, 06:07:54 PM »
Setting up a random movie death match between Cars 2 and Weekend at Bernie's II.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1217 on: June 25, 2011, 10:44:28 AM »
Congrats jdc.


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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1218 on: June 25, 2011, 12:50:37 PM »
Setting up a random movie death match between Cars 2 and Weekend at Bernie's II.

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Re: What are you doing?
« Reply #1219 on: June 25, 2011, 01:02:34 PM »
Trying to work my way back onto the forum in a consistent manner. It isn't really working, which is sad.
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