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iPhone 3Gs Canadian Thread 473 Views / 1 Replies  
Thought I'd start a thread for us Canadians...

Bought my 16 Gig iPhone last September and was not planning to upgrade until last night when Rogers announced the additional upgrade pricing. I went...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jun 19, 2009 at 03:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Input Request: I want to be the Apple/Mac of the banking world 309 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello out there fellow forum users - looking for a little input if you have some thoughts on the subject...

I'm a Director of a large financial institution and want to put a proposal together for...
Posted by GoDucks, on May 21, 2009 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Have a working iPhone in Toronto but having... 3,585 Views / 50 Replies  
Have a working iPhone in Toronto but having trouble connecting to the OneZone network. Anyone else have any issues with this network? All my other wifi is working...
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 17, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyone unlock in Canada with a Pay as you go Sim? 3,585 Views / 50 Replies  
Planning to buy an iPhone for use in Canada but don't want to lock into a contract with Rogers. Can I pick up a pay as you go phone to get the SIM and activate an unlocked iPhone that way?
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 15, 2007 at 01:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think I've found a solution that works for me... 752 Views / 6 Replies  
I think I've found a solution that works for me for now...

I've turned off the sleep function on my iMac and activated the energy saver function that turns off the display after 5 minutes of...
Posted by GoDucks, on Mar 24, 2007 at 12:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the information on the wake up from... 752 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the information on the wake up from sleep. I've answered half of my first question myself... For some reason, I had all my ripped TV shows in the movies library. I changed the tags so...
Posted by GoDucks, on Mar 24, 2007 at 09:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I didn't expect to be able to stream when it's... 752 Views / 6 Replies  
I didn't expect to be able to stream when it's asleep but I was hoping that the Apple TV would be able to send a signal through the network to wake up the iMac. If my iMac is asleep and I point my...
Posted by GoDucks, on Mar 24, 2007 at 07:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
2 Questions / Issues with the Apple TV 752 Views / 6 Replies  
Just got my Apple TV today and have just spent a few hours playing with it. Overall, I'm very impressed but I have a couple of questions / issues with it.

(1) It seems as though the Apple TV...
Posted by GoDucks, on Mar 24, 2007 at 12:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple TV Hi-Def Question 1,033 Views / 3 Replies  
Apologies if this is a silly question but will the Apple TV be able to handle streaming Hi-Def content? I have Hi-Def home video footage on my iMac that I'd like to be able to stream to my TV via...
Posted by GoDucks, on Mar 19, 2007 at 08:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New iMacs this week? 1,304 Views / 17 Replies  
All the local retailers in my area (Toronto) have big sales on iMacs this week. $200-300 off all models. Seems to me they might be clearing out stock before new models come out this week?
Posted by GoDucks, on Mar 18, 2007 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Connect External Drive to AE or to iMac 571 Views / 3 Replies  
Mods - sorry if you disagree with the placement of this question - I wasn't 100% sure which forumn it belongs in...

With my Apple TV on order, I've been ripping lots of my TV Shows that I own on...
Posted by GoDucks, on Mar 4, 2007 at 07:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
How often does Amazon change their prices? 456 Views / 2 Replies  
Is this against the law? Amazon sent me an E-Mail offering me a DVD at a certain price. I clicked on the link they provided me in the E-Mail less than 4 hours after they sent it to me and the price...
Posted by GoDucks, on Feb 7, 2007 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple and the Beatles reach trademark agreement !!! 287 Views / 2 Replies  
Breaking news just got posted at cnnfn.com.

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Mac computer and iPod maker Apple said Monday it settled long-simmering trademark issues with The Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd....
Posted by GoDucks, on Feb 5, 2007 at 09:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If Michael Dell tries to Copy Steve Jobs... 612 Views / 14 Replies  
So Michael Dell has announced that he will return to lead Dell along the road to recovery. Dell stock jumps to $23.52 on the news.

I can’t help but draw comparisons to another well known computer...
Posted by GoDucks, on Feb 2, 2007 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPod/iTunes Store Environmental Impact 2,298 Views / 2 Replies  
Some thoughts, facts, and figures on the environmental impact that Apple's iPod and iTunes Store is having on the environment. (I wonder if Greenpeace considered this before raking Apple over the...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 28, 2007 at 04:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple iPod Commercials inspired by the James Bond movie Dr. No? 409 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently purchased the new James Bond DVD sets and sat down to watch Dr. No (1962) this past weekend. I was amazed at how similar a portion of the opening credits is to the current line of...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 22, 2007 at 10:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
4 Gig $499 and 8 Gig $599 iPhone just a Ploy to Fool the Competition? 5,528 Views / 32 Replies  
When Apple introduced the iPhone earlier this month, one of the few things people could find to complain about was the price tag. At $499 for the 4 Gig model and $599 for the 8 Gig model, Apple...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 21, 2007 at 10:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Post Keynote Sales - 34 Apple Store Orders per Minute 289 Views / 3 Replies  
Thought you might find this interesting...

A few hours after Steve's keynote finished last week, the Apple Store was taking orders at the rate of approximately 34 per minute or more than 2,000 per...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 17, 2007 at 10:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes - an iPhone counts :) 2,872 Views / 49 Replies  
Yes - I'll be buying an iPhone as soon as they are available in Canada. My guess is I'll be lucky to have one by the end of the year though as the GSM carriers in Canada usually wait 1/2 year after...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 10, 2007 at 10:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I agree with you 100%. I want a 6G iPod that's... 906 Views / 8 Replies  
I agree with you 100%. I want a 6G iPod that's identical to the iPhone in every way except no phone functionality. I think it would be huge becasue it would appeal to, among others, the following...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 10, 2007 at 10:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just updated with some answers to submitted questions 2,872 Views / 49 Replies  
I just updated my posting with some answers to questions the different people sent in. Also, if you got a kick out of the article, do me a favor and Digg it for me - interested to see what others...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 4, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wow 2,872 Views / 49 Replies  
Never thought I'd get the response to my posting that I did. Since yesterday morning, upwards of 1800 people have read my iPod story in addition to all of the comments here. I'm pretty surprised to...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 4, 2007 at 11:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
One other story 2,872 Views / 49 Replies  
One other story just came to mind...

Remember a few years ago when Steve Jobs was on the cover of Time Magazine? The picture was leaked online before the magazine came out. I read about it on...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 3, 2007 at 01:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the digg :) No cats - they make... 2,872 Views / 49 Replies  
Thanks for the digg :)

No cats - they make me sneeze. I have a 5 year old who knows how to use the iPods but prefers to listen to iTunes while looking at her baby pictures in iPhoto.
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 3, 2007 at 01:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just bought my 23rd iPod 2,872 Views / 49 Replies  
I was chatting with some friends the other day ahead of the upcoming MacWorld and one of them asked me how many iPods I had purchased over the years. I started to count them up and realized I had...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jan 3, 2007 at 09:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iTunes and Shuffle2G Issue 298 Views / 0 Replies  
Just thought I'd share a recent experience in the event anyone else was having the same issue...

There are several iPods in my household including a new 2nd Gen Shuffle. About a week ago, I...
Posted by GoDucks, on Dec 30, 2006 at 08:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I disagree 1,186 Views / 26 Replies  
I disagree. I have had several dozen iPods over the years and flip each one as soon as the next version comes out. For example, I sold my 1 year old 60 Gig Video iPod the week that the new 80 gig...
Posted by GoDucks, on Nov 27, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Understood. The reason I was wondering about the... 533 Views / 3 Replies  
Understood. The reason I was wondering about the biggest resolution that the iPod could support was that I'd also like to watch the ripped movies on my iMac from time to time and would prefer to...
Posted by GoDucks, on Oct 29, 2006 at 07:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Question re: Playing videos on the new 80 Gig iPod 533 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an 80 Gig iPod and I'm going to rip a few DVD's from my collection so that I can watch them on an upcoming plane trip. I'm wondering if the 640x480 resolution limit from Apple is a hard...
Posted by GoDucks, on Oct 28, 2006 at 01:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just picked up the Product Red Nano from my local... 3,115 Views / 77 Replies  
Just picked up the Product Red Nano from my local Apple store. Called it Desi(red) to match my GAP T-Shirt. Selling my Pink Nano to help pay for it (don't need two and just had to have the red...
Posted by GoDucks, on Oct 27, 2006 at 08:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Input Request - 24 Inch iMac Graphics Card Option 612 Views / 4 Replies  
Good morning,

I'm just about to order a 24 Inch iMac and would like some input on the two different Graphics card options available; the standard NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT 128MB SDRAM or the upgrade...
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 29, 2006 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Check to see if anyone in your family works for a... 6,899 Views / 13 Replies  
Check to see if anyone in your family works for a company that has a deal with Apple. I work for a large Canadian bank and we have our own employee purchase program with Apple. I click through to a...
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 16, 2006 at 08:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My Pint 4 Gig just arrived too 5,021 Views / 19 Replies  
Ordered within 10 minutes of the Apple store coming back up. It's awesome :)
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 14, 2006 at 12:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Go for it.. 3,395 Views / 53 Replies  
Go for the 80 Gig iPod Video too...

You're obviously someone who is tuned into the Apple grapevine so you'll have a sense of when the next revision is going to be. If you buy today for $349...
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 12, 2006 at 05:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Quick thoughts on older iMac with 10.3 253 Views / 0 Replies  
I was looking for a "starter computer" for my 5 year old daughter and decided to purchase a used iMac. I ended up buying a 500Mhz G3 DV SE iMac (Graphite). Also purchased a new internal battery...
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 11, 2006 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just sold my older iPod on E-Bay 3,395 Views / 53 Replies  
Just sold my 1 year old 60 Gig video iPod on E-Bay in anticipation of something new tomorrow. I got $300+ for it which is probably more that I'll get once the new ones are out.

Worse case is no...
Posted by GoDucks, on Sep 11, 2006 at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iMac G3 DVD Question 464 Views / 2 Replies  
Good morning,

I just purchased an older iMac G3 for my daughter to use as a starter computer. It's a DV SE (500 Mhz G3, 512 megs RAM, and 30 Gig Drive.) It also has a DVD drive of sorts. I was...
Posted by GoDucks, on Aug 21, 2006 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Nike+ in Toronto 8,741 Views / 66 Replies  
Just thought I'd add to the list of impressed users. I think I'm one of the first to use this in Canada (Apple Canada won't have these things in stock until the middle of August) and just loved it. ...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jul 29, 2006 at 08:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No withstanding the price/value debate when you... 6,487 Views / 89 Replies  
No withstanding the price/value debate when you add in the options and software that Apple includes with the Macbook, I think the following from this week's Business Week applies to Apple...
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Posted by GoDucks, on Jul 25, 2006 at 04:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I noticed the same thing with my new MacBook... ... 1,395 Views / 14 Replies  
I noticed the same thing with my new MacBook... A few thoughts that may help...

(1) The size of the available total HD space is always a couple of gigs less than the number indicated. It has to...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jul 3, 2006 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Real Word Performance Comparison: DVD Ripping 384 Views / 0 Replies  
Just thought I'd post a "Real World" performance benchmark for my new MacBook. I'm using the 2.0 version with 1 Gig of RAM. I'm ripping a DVD using Handbrake and getting 85 fps. Performing exactly...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jun 11, 2006 at 08:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the link. I sourced my own problem to... 301 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the link. I sourced my own problem to an external, bus powered USB drive that held the bulk of my library. I think that when the Apple screensaver went on, it was reducing the power to...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jun 8, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in Applications
Issues with iTunes on MacBook 301 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone else experiencing an issue syncing their iPod with iTunes on their MacBooks? I just transitioned to the new MacBook. iTunes seems to work perfectly until I try to sync with my iPod. To play...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jun 7, 2006 at 02:50 PM, in Applications
I may be able to help answer your question. I... 933 Views / 7 Replies  
I may be able to help answer your question. I have a LaCie USB 2.0 "Rugged" Hard Driver that is supposed to draw power from my laptop. When I was using it with my 12 Inch Powerbook it did not draw...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jun 4, 2006 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From my perspective, if you're going to upgrade... 834 Views / 17 Replies  
From my perspective, if you're going to upgrade to 1 Gig, you may as well do it through Apple. If you're going for a total of 2 Gigs, you should probably go somewhere else. It's true that Apple...
Posted by GoDucks, on Jun 2, 2006 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help Request - Reinstall iTunes on OSX 356 Views / 2 Replies  
I need some help....

I recently transferred the bulk of my iTunes collection to an external HD. I managed to mess up my library (too many duplicate songs) so I decided to re-install iTunes. (I'm...
Posted by GoDucks, on May 28, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
Perfect - thank you very much. 353 Views / 3 Replies  
Perfect - thank you very much.
Posted by GoDucks, on May 24, 2006 at 09:44 AM, in Applications
iTunes Multiple Libraries Question 353 Views / 3 Replies  
Good morning,

I'm awaiting the arrival of m new MacBook and chose to go with a stock 60 Gig Drive and a small 100 Gig USB powered portable HD. My concern is that I have about 45 Gigs of music in...
Posted by GoDucks, on May 24, 2006 at 08:20 AM, in Applications
To answer your question, yes I have found the NAS... 1,896 Views / 11 Replies  
To answer your question, yes I have found the NAS to be very slow...

I installed it last night and tested using a 100 Meg Video File. When I was sitting within 4 feet of the wireless router, I...
Posted by GoDucks, on May 24, 2006 at 08:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook vs. 12 Inch Powerbook 1,896 Views / 11 Replies  
Good morning,

By no means a scientific test or a detailed review but I thought I would share my experiences over the weekend with respect to the new MacBook. I'm a moderate user (Safari, iLife,...
Posted by GoDucks, on May 23, 2006 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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