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bobrk

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Joined:2000-02-02
(15th year!)
email:Not public.
Membership:Premium
Location:San Jose, CA
On these maps:·Members Tech
Reviews:·SONIC.NET
Posts:23479
Last seen:2014-07-27 23:53:55
Visits:5522
Profileinterests:
Computers (duh!), fun cars, photography, saxophone playing, flying, and of course my son, my daughter and my wife.

my age:
I don't remember the 50's, but I was there.

my computer:
Nothing but Macs! (The dates in parentheses indicate when I bought the computer)

In daily use:
MacBook Pro Retina 2.3GHz Intel Core i7 (Mid 2012)
Mac mini 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 (mid 2011) (2011)
MacBook Pro 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo (2009)
iPad 2 (16GB)
iPad (16GB)

"Archived":
MacBook Pro 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo (2007)
Power Mac G5 Dual 1.8GHz (2005)
iBook G4 14" (2003)
Powerbook (Firewire) (400MHz G3)
Power Mac G4 Cube (450MHz G4) (2001)
iMac (Slot Loading) (350MHz G3)
iBook (Firewire) (366MHz G3)
Power Macintosh 7500/100 (400MHz G3 upgrade) (1996)
Power Macintosh 8500/120 (120MHz 604)
Macintosh Performa 6400/200 (200MHz 603e)
Macintosh Performa 405 (16MHz 68030)
Macintosh PowerBook 520 (25MHz 68LC040)
Macintosh Centris 610 (20MHz 68LC040) (1993)
Macintosh IIci (25MHz 68030)
Macintosh PowerBook Duo 210 (25MHz 68030) + Duo Dock
Macintosh SE/30 (16MHz 68030) (1989)
Macintosh PowerBook 145B (25MHz 68030)
Macintosh LC (16MHz 68020)
Macintosh Plus (8MHz 68000)
Macintosh 128k (8MHz 68000) (1985)

And some other toys:
iPhone 5s (32GB) (wife's)
iPhone 5 (16GB)
Apple TV 2
iPhone 4 (16GB)
iPhone (8GB)
iPod (1G 5GB)
Newton MessagePad 2000 (2100 upgrade)

And, whoops, some not Macs:
NeXT Cube
Sun Ultra 1
Power Computing PowerCenter 132
Dell PC
Toshiba Laptop
Wii
Roku 1

favourite classic film:
Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

I'm available for hire:
http://www.bobrk.com/BobKenyon.html

In addition, I do consulting for home networks, both Macintosh and PC. If you want to hook up broadband, troubleshoot problems, or just need someone to help you figure something out, let me know.

My day job:
I'm a Development Test Engineer for Citrix Systems Inc, a company that makes web site application security solutions, among other things.

http://www.citrix.com/English/ps2/products/product.asp?contentID=2312027&ntref=prod_cat

Why do I like broadband?:
I use it for more than just computer stuff now, I watch most of my TV on it, too.

Inspirational Text:
I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that...

On TV I'm watching..:
The Late Show with David Letterman
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
The Colbert Report
The Sopranos (reruns on A&E)
Carnivale
The Wire
Scrubs
Formula 1 racing
This Old House (Classics, too!)
Countdown with Keith Olbermann
Rome
Flight of the Conchords
Lost
Burn Notice
Parenthood
Mad Men
Breaking Bad
Sons of Anarchy
Orange is the New Black
House of Cards
The Good Wife

I have a website also!:
http://www.bobrk.com/ my personal site
http://www.blowkings.com/ my old band, now disbanded (and the domain is only $1300!)
http://www.repercussions.com/ my other band

About my Avatar/Username:
bobrk is my personalized license plate "BOB RK".


My fav. online games..:
Redline by Ambrosia! (Killed by Mavericks! RIP)

My first name:
Bob

My mobile phone:
Apple iPhone 5 16GB

I like to listen to:
Pretty much whatever you got, as long as it's good.

Photography Equipment:
Nikon D80
Nikkor 18-200mm
Tamron 11-18mm
Nikon CoolPix P1
Olympus OM-1
Olympus OM-2
Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/1.8
Olympus Zuiko 24mm f/2.8
Olumpus Zuiko 75-150mm f/4
Canon Optura 100MC DV
Sony DV video camera
Flip
iPhone 4


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My home connection
Setup:
Zoom 5615 DSL modem
Apple Time Capsule


Speed down/up:
6016/768

ISP:
Sonic

ISP charge/month:
85

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