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Got my son's new computer today, he couldn't be... 842 Views / 7 Replies  
Got my son's new computer today, he couldn't be happier. I did get it with 780 video card and the 1TB fusion drive, but didn't upgrade the processor or ram. As far as upgrading the ram ourselves,...
Posted by dennett, on Dec 11, 2013 at 11:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, I see the Australian Apple store is... 386 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I see the Australian Apple store is offering a BF $50 gift card with the 2TB TC but not the 3TB. If the US store does the same, I'll likely just go with the 2TB, the extra capacity doesn't...
Posted by dennett, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:35 PM, in Networking
Time Capsule 2TB vs 3TB 386 Views / 3 Replies  
Other than the extra TB, is there anything else that makes the 3TB model worth an extra $100?
Posted by dennett, on Nov 25, 2013 at 11:02 AM, in Networking
Thanks for the replies. I'm going to hold off... 842 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the replies. I'm going to hold off ordering until Apple announces Black Friday deals, hoping that we may save a bit. I'm planning on going ahead with purchasing the system as described. ...
Posted by dennett, on Nov 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Building a new iMac 842 Views / 7 Replies  
My son's beloved early 2010 iMac's video card died last week, we were quoted about $450 to replace it, so it seems a new one is in order.

I'm thinking the higher end 27", with 1 TB Fusion drive...
Posted by dennett, on Nov 16, 2013 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
MPB 15 Retina 208 Views / 1 Replies  
As I posted in another thread, my wife and cat decided to dump a large Coke into her 13" Air... Anyways, I'm going to get her new laptop as a Christmas surprise, she's been moping around since the...
Posted by dennett, on Dec 7, 2012 at 02:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Update- My wife's '11, 13" Air was left sitting... 237,604 Views / 234 Replies  
Update- My wife's '11, 13" Air was left sitting for 8 days open and upside-down, just tried to turn it on, but nothing, no sign of life. We hooked up the charger, it shows it's taking a charge, if...
Posted by dennett, on Dec 2, 2012 at 07:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: My wife, with the help of our cat spilled a bunch... 237,604 Views / 234 Replies  
My wife, with the help of our cat spilled a bunch of pepsi into her late '11 Macbook Air, any chance it'll survive? It's setting upside-down, she is beside herself with grief/anger, but life happens...
Posted by dennett, on Nov 24, 2012 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Black Friday 190 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking to get my son an iPad mini or a iPad 4g for Christmas. Anyone have any insights on coming BF deals? When does Apple's official BF ad usually come out? I've heard that some retailers...
Posted by dennett, on Nov 12, 2012 at 06:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's what I was hoping to hear, you don't have... 669 Views / 6 Replies  
That's what I was hoping to hear, you don't have any links that would show me that policy do you? Can't always trust what different sales people say...
Posted by dennett, on Nov 6, 2012 at 04:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ipad AT&T unlimited data plan 669 Views / 6 Replies  
My wife is still using her original iPad 1 with the unlimited plan, can we upgrade to the newest iPad 4 and keep this plan??
Posted by dennett, on Nov 4, 2012 at 08:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm in the same boat, about to buy the new base... 1,545 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm in the same boat, about to buy the new base model 13" MBP, I'd hate to order this week and then see new models next week. But what sort of changes are expected, just a slight speed upgrade and a...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 18, 2011 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Our two 4s iPhones just went out for... 1,848 Views / 73 Replies  
Our two 4s iPhones just went out for delivery:cool:
Posted by dennett, on Oct 14, 2011 at 09:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We had no problem preordering two new iPhone 4s... 656 Views / 12 Replies  
We had no problem preordering two new iPhone 4s from AT&T and keeping our 2 unlimited data plans this morning. The email confirmation says clearly "Data unlimited for IPhone 4s $30.00" for each...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 7, 2011 at 11:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: My wife and I are both ordering new 4s iPhones... 1,637 Views / 93 Replies  
My wife and I are both ordering new 4s iPhones Friday. We're both still use 3G models so it's no brainer for us :)
Posted by dennett, on Oct 5, 2011 at 09:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No one has any ideas at all? 1,769 Views / 2 Replies  
No one has any ideas at all?
Posted by dennett, on Oct 31, 2010 at 08:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Volume down button not working on Touch 1,769 Views / 2 Replies  
My son's nearly 2 year old iPod Touch 16gb (2g) is having a volume button situation. The down button feels like it works but it doesn't. The volume up works fine, and he can control the down volume...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 30, 2010 at 05:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Question about using wireless keyboard with iPad 641 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been thinking about getting a wireless keyboard (or the dock keyboard) for my iPad. When I work in Pages it is annoying how much of the screen (and document) the iPad touch screen keyboard...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We love our new AppleTV so much that we ordered a... 1,306 Views / 33 Replies  
We love our new AppleTV so much that we ordered a second for our other big screen last night. It's great being able to listen to our iTunes music on our home theater while our iPhoto pictures play...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 7, 2010 at 09:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks, chabig, I just ordered it. 366 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, chabig, I just ordered it.
Posted by dennett, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thinking about ordering a second AppleTV 366 Views / 3 Replies  
We're loving and our first one, and are now thinking we'll add a second one in our bedroom. Does anyone know if we'll have any issues with sharing our iTunes library from one computer to 2...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When will Apple TV start shipping? 828 Views / 3 Replies  
Ordered ours on 9/1, and it still says ships in September when I check on the order status.
Posted by dennett, on Sep 19, 2010 at 11:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
4.1 seems to have fixed both my wife's and my... 15,283 Views / 79 Replies  
4.1 seems to have fixed both my wife's and my 3Gs, we're again happy with our phones.
Posted by dennett, on Sep 11, 2010 at 10:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhones after 9/30 892 Views / 11 Replies  
I notice the free case offer ends 9/30, any ideas as to what apple has planned? Are they going to address the reception issue in some other way starting 10/1 or what? Any thoughts? We're thinking...
Posted by dennett, on Sep 11, 2010 at 09:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
New 27" iMac Ram upgrade 19,253 Views / 25 Replies  
Just got a new 27 iMac, in base configuration. I'm thinking about upgrading the ram to 8 from 4. What do you guys think? We really only use our computers for office, iPhoto and iMovie, the...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 25, 2009 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you for the help. Maybe this is a sign I... 690 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you for the help. Maybe this is a sign I need a new MacBook, I have gotten many years out of this old one, just another testament to the shelf-life of Macs!
Posted by dennett, on Oct 25, 2009 at 11:05 AM, in Networking
Thanks - I can sign in as a guest if I turn off... 690 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks - I can sign in as a guest if I turn off the security (which I wont do - just to test it) and I was able to get online so I know it can receive the signal - just cant seem to log on to WPA...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 24, 2009 at 04:55 PM, in Networking
New Airport won't work with old Powerbook 690 Views / 7 Replies  
Just got a new Airport/Time Capsule (works fine with my new Macs) but my old Titanium Powerbook cannot log in to it. My older Powerbook only has WEP login and the new Time Capsule is WPA. Is there...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 24, 2009 at 04:39 PM, in Networking
We just got ours too! We are so excited, my wife... 2,578 Views / 28 Replies  
We just got ours too! We are so excited, my wife is loading Office 2008 as I type this message. We also bought a new 1TB Time capsule, that was incredibly easy to set up as well. Our old 20" G5...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 23, 2009 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyone know when the base 27" will arrive at the... 31,978 Views / 340 Replies  
Anyone know when the base 27" will arrive at the Apple stores? I sent my wife in to pick one up today, and they didn't have them yet, not even display models. She was told it would be a few days...
Posted by dennett, on Oct 21, 2009 at 09:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the responses guys. I think I'll just... 3,112 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the responses guys. I think I'll just wait to buy TC when we buy the new iMac. Simon's explanation pretty much confirms what I was thinking, we're better off with the new model. Plus I...
Posted by dennett, on May 30, 2009 at 06:18 PM, in Networking
Are you sure that's the current model, I see no... 3,112 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you sure that's the current model, I see no mention of simultaneous dual-band support in the learn more link??? I'm pretty sure that's the old model.
Posted by dennett, on May 29, 2009 at 10:15 PM, in Networking
Nobody has any knowledge on the real-world... 3,112 Views / 8 Replies  
Nobody has any knowledge on the real-world differences between the two models??? There are still great deals on the old model, so the temptation is still there for me.
Posted by dennett, on May 25, 2009 at 03:12 PM, in Networking
Coffee spilled in Apple keyboard 1,549 Views / 7 Replies  
Our dog jumped up and spilled my wife's coffee into our iMac's keyboard. The spacebar no longer works, plus other keys stick. How can we clean it out?? Do we just need a new one?
Thanks in...
Posted by dennett, on May 25, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1st Generation Time Capsule 3,112 Views / 8 Replies  
With the current great deals on 1st gen Time Capsules, I'm wondering if I'd be better off with the new model or should I grab one of the $199 outgoing models. We've currently got a 20" iMac G5, and...
Posted by dennett, on May 14, 2009 at 10:11 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the info. Maybe I was thinking MS... 499 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the info. Maybe I was thinking MS Office??
Posted by dennett, on Jan 13, 2009 at 10:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Leopard license question 499 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm still running 10.4 on my PB and newer iMac, and I'm thinking about finally upgrading to Leopard via the new Box set. In the past, I believe it was legal to load Apple software on both a single...
Posted by dennett, on Jan 12, 2009 at 08:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, Simon, lots of good stuff there. ... 550 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, Simon, lots of good stuff there.

Hey, I just realized that when I make a call it says my wife is calling on people's caller ID. My wife did the purchasing and set-up at the ATT store. So...
Posted by dennett, on Jan 10, 2009 at 02:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We're still pretty blown away by all that we can... 550 Views / 6 Replies  
We're still pretty blown away by all that we can do them, we've added a few apps and a few GBs of music and have already used over 4GB of memory. I'm so glad that we didn't go with the 8GB models,...
Posted by dennett, on Jan 10, 2009 at 12:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Took the iPhone plunge today 550 Views / 6 Replies  
We finally took the plunge today, as our Verizon contract finally expired. We got a pair of 16gb models, a black one for me and a white one for my wife. We're pretty excited, and no longer have to...
Posted by dennett, on Jan 9, 2009 at 08:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the reply! It sounds as though the... 551 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the reply! It sounds as though the Time Capsule would be a good combination unit for us. What is NAS?
Posted by dennett, on Jan 3, 2009 at 10:33 PM, in Networking
Time Capsule Q's 551 Views / 4 Replies  
Try not to laugh too hard but I'm still using an original 8 year old Apple AirPort, even though I have newer Macs in the house capable of using the newer airports. Would it make sense to buy a Time...
Posted by dennett, on Jan 3, 2009 at 07:58 PM, in Networking
AT&T Family plan 1,297 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm going to buy my wife an iPhone after MacWorld on 1/5, just to make sure there isn't any major changes, not to mention that our Verizon contract is up on 1/9. I had planned on buying myself one...
Posted by dennett, on Dec 19, 2008 at 09:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
We went ahead an ordered a brand new 16gb, santa... 460 Views / 5 Replies  
We went ahead an ordered a brand new 16gb, santa should be delivering it on the 23rd. I'm sure our son will love it!
Posted by dennett, on Dec 19, 2008 at 09:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the quick replies. I searched around... 460 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the quick replies. I searched around a bit as well, and the refurbs are definitely the first Gen models.
Posted by dennett, on Dec 18, 2008 at 07:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Refurb iPod Touch 460 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone know if the current refurb Touch models are the newer version or the original Touch? If so, what are the differences between the old and new models?
Posted by dennett, on Dec 18, 2008 at 07:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Will you be iPhoning with us on the 10th? I'm... 3,043 Views / 18 Replies  
Will you be iPhoning with us on the 10th? I'm really hoping the 32GB model will be announced on the 5th...:thumbsup:
Posted by dennett, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm really hoping the 32GB model will be... 3,043 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm really hoping the 32GB model will be announced before 1/9, as that's the date my darned Verizon contract finally expires...;)
Posted by dennett, on Dec 8, 2008 at 10:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Whoops, yes I meant 32GB model:brick: Here's... 3,043 Views / 18 Replies  
Whoops, yes I meant 32GB model:brick: Here's link to the 4GB rumor http://www.macnn.com/articles/08/12/04/walmart.4gb.iphone/
Posted by dennett, on Dec 7, 2008 at 07:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
When will the 32MB iPhone arrive? 3,043 Views / 18 Replies  
Any chances it'll arrive at the MacWorld conference next month? I've heard about the 4MB model supposedly coming for Walmart, and I'm wondering if Apple might upgrade the models it sells itself to...
Posted by dennett, on Dec 7, 2008 at 06:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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