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Is that rocketdock you're using?

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Originally Posted by Ben the OCer View Post
I updated with a 2560x1600 wallpaper and screen shot of my desktop (previous screen shot used a 1680x1050 wallpaper stretched). All I have to say is wow, gorgeous.
Excellent choice on the wallpaper and the Avatar for that matter. I'll be picking up my Camaro this June.
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Its nice to see another member use an Aplle keyboard. While it may not be the best keyboard for gaming it is a keyboard which I can type on and not look at the screen every 2 seconds for typing errors. I type almost flawlessly on my apple keyboard.

BTW did you do anyting to enable the sound volume buttons on the keyboard?
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Is that rocketdock you're using?

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I've actually used RocketDock in the past but what I'm using in the screen shot is the free version of ObjectDock by Stardock. I am using ObjectDock because it looks better and works better than RocketDock, at least in my opinion.

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Excellent choice on the wallpaper and the Avatar for that matter. I'll be picking up my Camaro this June.
Thanks, I think the new Camaros look sick and the ZL1 looks sicker. Congrats that's awesome, I'd love to get a Camaro myself but being a college student I can't afford a new car and gas mileage is my priority right now (I have a 01 Honda Civic). I might get one someday, years down the road when I have more money in the bank and a full time job.

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Its nice to see another member use an Apple keyboard. While it may not be the best keyboard for gaming it is a keyboard which I can type on and not look at the screen every 2 seconds for typing errors. I type almost flawlessly on my apple keyboard.

BTW did you do anything to enable the sound volume buttons on the keyboard?
Cool, another Apple keyboard user. I used a keyboard remapping program called SharpKeys to add a Print Screen button (F13) and add the media functions to the F7-F9 keys. With it you can map the volume functions so they work (F10-F12).
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what icon pack are you using for objectdock? im having trouble finding an icon pack that i like. it's cool that you have icons for your case and hard drives.
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what icon pack are you using for objectdock? im having trouble finding an icon pack that i like. it's cool that you have icons for your case and hard drives.
The icon pack I'm using for my school, documents, music, pictures, videos, and Firefox dock icons are by HP: link. You can also find the Firefox icon in different sizes on the Internet by Googling. For the dock I'm using a 128x128 PNG Firefox icon, and for the taskbar and start menu I'm using a 32x32 ICO Firefox icon (has to be ICO for those because Windows won't accept a PNG as an icon, but ObjectDock does accept PNG images). The Computer and Drive Partition icons I custom made using GIMP with images I found on the Internet. I basically took images with a white background and removed the background: link. If you need anymore info or help with anything, just let me know.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 4/16/11 at 10:56am
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Hi Ben, Welcome to the 30" Club!! It takes so long to get use to the ridiculous screen size. I first got one back in 2006 & it still makes my jaw drop in gaming. Hey got 1 question for you. Does the vertical stand on this new model unscrew come off easy from the base plate?
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Hi Ben, Welcome to the 30" Club!! It takes so long to get use to the ridiculous screen size. I first got one back in 2006 & it still makes my jaw drop in gaming. Hey got 1 question for you. Does the vertical stand on this new model unscrew come off easy from the base plate?
Thanks, for the warm welcome to the 30" club. I haven't tried removing the stand so, sorry, but I don't know the answer to your question.
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We have the same monitor (well, you have a new one now)
the samsung 2253LW
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We have the same monitor (well, you have a new one now)
the samsung 2253LW
Cool, those are great monitors. I own two of them and will continue to use them with my other computers. Some of the few negatives are the limited adjustability, and the menu and power buttons are in a strange location behind a clear piece of plastic on the bottom (form instead of function I suppose). I guess it's not as bad as the Apple iMacs that have the power button on the back.

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