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Just tried it, speeds haven't seemed to change ... 897 Views / 13 Replies  
Just tried it, speeds haven't seemed to change



Because I wanted an 802.11n wireless network for my house. I could have bought a netgear or d-link and be done with it, being an apple fanboy, I...
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:22 PM, in Networking
Alright so I just checked interference... 897 Views / 13 Replies  
Alright so I just checked interference robustness, but it said that activating it may affect overall network performance, I'm guessing it means it in a negative way?
For the radio mode I put it on...
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 14, 2009 at 10:55 AM, in Networking
Uh, if all I do on my iMac is transferring HD... 897 Views / 13 Replies  
Uh, if all I do on my iMac is transferring HD movies to my PS3, I would have bought a switch a long time ago. But that doesn't solve my 802.11n problem. I just noticed the slow speeds today when I...
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 14, 2009 at 12:48 AM, in Networking
Yeah... There's two feet of air between the two.... 897 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah... There's two feet of air between the two. I would just use ethernet but there are no more open ports (FiOS router, PS3, FTP server).
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 13, 2009 at 10:55 PM, in Networking
I see, so any suggestions on how to get the... 897 Views / 13 Replies  
I see, so any suggestions on how to get the 130Mbps speed then?
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 13, 2009 at 10:08 PM, in Networking
G is 54Mbps if I'm not mistaken? But I understand... 897 Views / 13 Replies  
G is 54Mbps if I'm not mistaken? But I understand that you can never really get the advertised speed.
Shouldn't I be getting ~30MB/s, with N? What am I doing wrong?
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 13, 2009 at 06:45 PM, in Networking
AEBS-n Slow Speed 897 Views / 13 Replies  
So I have an iMac connected to a dual-band AEBS via 802.11n on the 5GHz band. I'm currently transferring a movie to my PS3 which is connected to the AEBS via gigabit ethernet and I noticed the output...
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 13, 2009 at 04:41 PM, in Networking
iPod 2nd Gen not showing in iTunes 685 Views / 0 Replies  
So I just bought a 2nd Generation iPod off ebay just due to the awesomeness. I tried to sync it in iTunes but it's just not showing up. It's showing in disk utility and on the desktop as a regular...
Posted by Velocity211, on Nov 9, 2009 at 08:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Wait, a second turk was created? I totally forgot. 6,818 Views / 271 Replies  
Wait, a second turk was created? I totally forgot.
Posted by Velocity211, on Apr 12, 2009 at 12:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know, when I was searching around I found the... 7,940 Views / 16 Replies  
I know, when I was searching around I found the Z680, I thought I had found my match. I was really excited until I began to shop around. Not one single place on the whole internet had it for sale. It...
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 13, 2008 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well I finally have my sound system set up. I... 7,940 Views / 16 Replies  
Well I finally have my sound system set up. I bought a FireWave external sound card, and got some EXTREMELY cheap X-540s on ebay. Sounds good enough for me. It was definitely a huge upgrade from the...
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 13, 2008 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Does LineIn Support 5.1 Passthrough? 338 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm thinking of getting a 5.1 sound system for my iMac because I'm tired of playing my PS3 in just stereo sound. For the audio passthrough, I've been using LineIn to get the PS3 audio to play on my...
Posted by Velocity211, on Dec 1, 2008 at 04:36 PM, in Applications
I know they do, perhaps I wasn't so clear in my... 7,940 Views / 16 Replies  
I know they do, perhaps I wasn't so clear in my first post. I meant that the Z-5500 is the only speaker system I managed to find that supports toslink, they are too expensive though. I'm asking if...
Posted by Velocity211, on Nov 30, 2008 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
5.1 Speakers w/Optical audio support for iMac 7,940 Views / 16 Replies  
I've been looking around for a good set of 5.1 speakers for my iMac, I found some really nice ones, but I found out that they all used analog inputs, something the iMac doesn't support without...
Posted by Velocity211, on Nov 30, 2008 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe you could call verizon and get your DHCP... 32,435 Views / 22 Replies  
Maybe you could call verizon and get your DHCP released? I'm not sure about your situation.
Posted by Velocity211, on Nov 15, 2008 at 09:07 PM, in Networking
It crashes a lot for me too on 2.1. Usually when... 801 Views / 18 Replies  
It crashes a lot for me too on 2.1. Usually when Safari starts to lags, there's no doubt it'll close on me. It's very agonizing anticipating that....
Posted by Velocity211, on Oct 17, 2008 at 03:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's really easy, just call up Verizon and ask... 32,435 Views / 22 Replies  
It's really easy, just call up Verizon and ask the data connection to be switched from coax to ethernet, since the ethernet port isn't activated at the moment. They'll tell you that you'll lose video...
Posted by Velocity211, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:50 AM, in Networking
Thanks for your advice, but I already solved my... 32,435 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks for your advice, but I already solved my problem.
I ran an ethernet cable from my ONT to my airport, then I called up verizon and they quickly switched my data connection from coax to...
Posted by Velocity211, on Aug 3, 2008 at 12:52 AM, in Networking
No ideas? Is it just some isolated issue with my... 505 Views / 2 Replies  
No ideas? Is it just some isolated issue with my computer?
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 31, 2008 at 09:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Dual screens cause Finder to eat up the CPU 505 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a complicated issue here. I recently hooked up a 22" screen to my iMac to use as a second monitor. Everything has been running great and I love the extra screen space. But I noticed that when...
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 30, 2008 at 01:12 AM, in Mac OS X
That's what I did at first, but I figured that... 32,435 Views / 22 Replies  
That's what I did at first, but I figured that everything would still be passing through the verizon router.
I got tired of it all so I decided call up verizon to switch my coax connection to an...
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 30, 2008 at 01:06 AM, in Networking
Oh i see, i know what VoIP is, i just didn't know... 5,959 Views / 13 Replies  
Oh i see, i know what VoIP is, i just didn't know that was possible on the iPhone.
I looked into it and found out that another app coming out soon called iCall which will have free VoIP calls.
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 29, 2008 at 11:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well I had the airport set up as a bridge for a... 32,435 Views / 22 Replies  
Well I had the airport set up as a bridge for a couple days but the download speed just totally cut in half. I read that some people who also did that had the same effect. I just want to disable the...
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 27, 2008 at 01:56 AM, in Networking
Airport Extreme with FiOS 32,435 Views / 22 Replies  
I recently switched to verizon FiOS and I have to say that they're one of the best ISPs I've ever used. When the guys installed it, they gave me a rather mediocre router, I thought w/e, I'll just...
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 26, 2008 at 11:56 PM, in Networking
You can do that? With what app would I use? 5,959 Views / 13 Replies  
You can do that? With what app would I use?
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Worked perfectly for me. I'm just disappointed... 1,220 Views / 17 Replies  
Worked perfectly for me. I'm just disappointed that all of my games are gonna need an update in order to play music in-game.
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 4, 2008 at 08:00 AM, in Gaming
iMac 24" Popping Speakers 1,090 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently updated to 10.5.3 and started to notice a popping noise with the speakers. I've searched it and it seems that other people have similar problems with 10.4.10 and such. But the popping...
Posted by Velocity211, on Jun 5, 2008 at 09:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, it's for the new iMacs just released last... 852 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, it's for the new iMacs just released last month. I couldn't install it on my iMac.
Posted by Velocity211, on May 2, 2008 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm pretty sure the stores only stock the stock... 2,187 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm pretty sure the stores only stock the stock configuration for Macs.
Posted by Velocity211, on May 2, 2008 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nissan GT-R is where it's all at! 16,675 Views / 247 Replies  
Nissan GT-R is where it's all at!
Posted by Velocity211, on Apr 2, 2008 at 11:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Good show, I'm glad they pretended that... 6,818 Views / 271 Replies  
Good show, I'm glad they pretended that Terminator 3 didn't exist cause it's just that terrible. I can't wait for the season to start again.
Posted by Velocity211, on Mar 5, 2008 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I hated Leopard when I used my Powerbook G4 1.67... 3,811 Views / 66 Replies  
I hated Leopard when I used my Powerbook G4 1.67 GHz as my main computer. For some reason it would use 100% CPU power all the time, even after a clean install. I couldn't take any more of it so I had...
Posted by Velocity211, on Mar 5, 2008 at 08:42 PM, in Mac OS X
God of War: Chains of Olympus 608 Views / 5 Replies  
God of War: Chains of Olympus
Posted by Velocity211, on Mar 5, 2008 at 08:29 PM, in Gaming
Usually most weekends, I live about 10 min away... 1,410 Views / 14 Replies  
Usually most weekends, I live about 10 min away from there so I go to the mall often. Compared to the other apple stores i've been to, it pretty much looks the same.
Posted by Velocity211, on Mar 5, 2008 at 05:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: http://www.speedtest.net/result/235670813.png... 2,732 Views / 136 Replies  
http://www.speedtest.net/result/235670813.png (http://www.speedtest.net)
Posted by Velocity211, on Feb 17, 2008 at 08:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still use my trusty PowerBook G4 HR-SD, but I... 5,370 Views / 76 Replies  
I still use my trusty PowerBook G4 HR-SD, but I use my new iMac 24" as my daily computer though.
Posted by Velocity211, on Feb 17, 2008 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can easily make it freeze within seconds by... 980 Views / 21 Replies  
I can easily make it freeze within seconds by running Quake 4 full settings, other than that I don't know of any other ways to force it to freeze.
Posted by Velocity211, on Nov 8, 2007 at 05:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mine freezes constantly. I'm planning to take it... 980 Views / 21 Replies  
Mine freezes constantly. I'm planning to take it back and hopefully get one that doesn't. Guess it's back to the old PowerBook.
Posted by Velocity211, on Nov 8, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Leopard is A WHOLE LOT slower than Tiger on my... 21,577 Views / 73 Replies  
Leopard is A WHOLE LOT slower than Tiger on my PowerBook G4. The CPU process constantly stays at 100% even if I'm not doing anything. At first I thought it was because of the spotlight indexing, but...
Posted by Velocity211, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Mac OS X
I find survivorman to be a lot more realistic,... 1,718 Views / 50 Replies  
I find survivorman to be a lot more realistic, but I always find myself enjoying man vs. wild a lot more and watching it more often.
Posted by Velocity211, on Sep 30, 2007 at 11:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Updating iTunes Library" Message 340 Views / 0 Replies  
I have my iTunes library saved on my NAS so all my computers in the house can access one library only and I wouldn't have to sync libraries and go through all the hassle of doing that. I have Macs...
Posted by Velocity211, on Sep 18, 2007 at 08:19 PM, in Applications
His responses made me laugh so hard, 1.21... 477 Views / 4 Replies  
His responses made me laugh so hard, 1.21 gigawatts of power!
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 19, 2007 at 04:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/4206/avatarrv0.... 2,680 Views / 24 Replies  
http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/4206/avatarrv0.jpg
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 19, 2007 at 03:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Die Hard? 666 Views / 16 Replies  
Die Hard?
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 18, 2007 at 09:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Well I just ordered a PS3 off amazon for $500... 389,115 Views / 9,786 Replies  
Well I just ordered a PS3 off amazon for $500 with a free remote and a free blu-ray movie. If I ever get a game for it, i'll probably spend 5% of the time playing it since there's so many other...
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 16, 2007 at 05:24 PM, in Gaming
Poll: PSP, I have both consoles but the DS has been... 505 Views / 15 Replies  
PSP, I have both consoles but the DS has been gathering dust since the first day I got it. I'm more of a graphics and multimedia person so I prefer the PSP.
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 16, 2007 at 05:21 PM, in Gaming
Haha, I saw this on Digg earlier today. 466 Views / 7 Replies  
Haha, I saw this on Digg earlier today.
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 15, 2007 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was just pointing out that the reading isn't a... 1,314 Views / 18 Replies  
I was just pointing out that the reading isn't a very realistic one. For example, it says i have over four hours on my 7 year old pismo battery, and it never even got to three hours on my PowerBook...
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 11, 2007 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://img73.imageshack.us/img73/3986/picture1fh9.... 1,314 Views / 18 Replies  
http://img73.imageshack.us/img73/3986/picture1fh9.png

That's on my sister's brand new MacBook.
Posted by Velocity211, on Jul 11, 2007 at 02:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My three favorite things in one picture! Toyota,... 1,834 Views / 87 Replies  
My three favorite things in one picture! Toyota, Apple, Evolution!
Posted by Velocity211, on Jun 24, 2007 at 05:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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