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Just an update: I received a second reply... 959 Views / 10 Replies  
Just an update:

I received a second reply from eBay, and this was much more encouraging. Basically, they acknowledged that the first reply wasn't relevant, and that they did know about the issue,...
Posted by iMacfan, on Mar 2, 2007 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll give a shout out to Ecco - Smart, simple... 2,307 Views / 53 Replies  
I'll give a shout out to Ecco - Smart, simple black leather laceups that are tough and comfortable enough to last a year of walking mile after mile around London.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Feb 28, 2007 at 04:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
eBay not compatible with OSX? 959 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello all,

Every so often I sell off a couple of things through eBay, but for the last few days, Safari has not worked when clicking on the list item button, after putting in all the details and...
Posted by iMacfan, on Feb 27, 2007 at 06:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My Pentax k10D came with fully Mac compatible, up... 5,868 Views / 13 Replies  
My Pentax k10D came with fully Mac compatible, up to date and Universal binary software. It also supports Adobe's DNG raw format, so that shouldn't be a problem either.

I'd give Pentax a good...
Posted by iMacfan, on Jan 7, 2007 at 07:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Don't answer this if you don't want to, but what... 886 Views / 11 Replies  
Don't answer this if you don't want to, but what kinds of things still require SCSI?

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 29, 2006 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Until recently, I really thought that those who... 925 Views / 22 Replies  
Until recently, I really thought that those who hated Bose were either very picky, or just didn't like their publicity/pricing. Now, I hate them as well. I saw a huge display at a show I went to,...
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 18, 2006 at 12:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think the problems stem from there being two... 817 Views / 4 Replies  
I think the problems stem from there being two types of 4Gb SD cards. Firstly, there's 'standard' SD cards, which break the standard, and don't work in everything, then there is the new standard of...
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 18, 2006 at 12:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the feedback. I ended up getting the... 1,497 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback. I ended up getting the 500gig Mybook Pro, and it's working great, but I'll have to put it on something soft, as it does vibrate a good bit.

David.
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 15, 2006 at 06:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I know - the problem is which side of the... 3,060 Views / 38 Replies  
Yeah, I know - the problem is which side of the spectrum my wallet is!

But the really sad part is that I'm in my early 20s - but I sound like I'm 75.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 11, 2006 at 06:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi all, I did get to have a look at a D40... 3,060 Views / 38 Replies  
Hi all,

I did get to have a look at a D40 today. Must say that it seems very good value, and pretty solid, but still a bit plasticky - like pretty much every SLR nowadays. However, having got...
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 10, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, firstly that definitely isn't a dead pixel... 747 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, firstly that definitely isn't a dead pixel - it's some dust or mark, probably dust between the panel and the backlight. It's pretty out of the way, and you're expecting it, so I would be...
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 10, 2006 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks - didn't see that. I guess it'll be a... 3,060 Views / 38 Replies  
Thanks - didn't see that. I guess it'll be a pass on the D40, then, which is a shame since it seems like an excellent camera otherwise.

David.
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 8, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks everyone for the feedback. Why is cloning... 614 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks everyone for the feedback. Why is cloning a bad idea? And isn't incramental backups just updating a clone, making it quicker?

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 8, 2006 at 06:08 PM, in Applications
OK, Well, I've searched through a few... 614 Views / 9 Replies  
OK,

Well, I've searched through a few options, and the first one that seems to have a decent UI is SuperDuper. The only problem is that it doesn't seem to want to recognise my windows drive -...
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 8, 2006 at 06:46 AM, in Applications
Hi, I'm not quite sure why my thread was... 614 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi,

I'm not quite sure why my thread was moved, since it pertains to dealing with backing up the data on multiple internal drives - a feature only available on the Powermac and Mac Pro.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 7, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Applications
Mac Pro backup strategy 614 Views / 9 Replies  
Hello all,

I'm still getting used to my Mac pro, and I realised recently that backing up my data would be a good idea. I've got in the machine three drives: the stock 250gig, a 300gig for music...
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 7, 2006 at 07:31 PM, in Applications
I really wouldn't bother - it isn't that... 2,490 Views / 33 Replies  
I really wouldn't bother - it isn't that ergonomic, and it's expensive. I replaced mine with a Logitech MX revolution - expensive, but far, far better.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 7, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Out of interest, do the Nikon primes have the... 3,060 Views / 38 Replies  
Out of interest, do the Nikon primes have the built-in motor? If so, I can imagine the D40 and the 50/1.8 being a killer portable camera.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 6, 2006 at 06:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
They're nothing to write home about. If you're... 2,379 Views / 3 Replies  
They're nothing to write home about. If you're really interested in sound quality, I'd keep aside at least $80 for some etymonic or Shure in-ear headphones, or maybe a pair of Grados

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Dec 3, 2006 at 01:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: Hello everyone, Just a note to say that... 54,289 Views / 234 Replies  
Hello everyone,

Just a note to say that there are some (mostly older) applications out there that will simply refuse to work if not on a C:\ drive. On my Mac pro, my fist install on to a specific...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 30, 2006 at 06:38 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
Another suggestion is the Western Digital Mybook... 5,626 Views / 14 Replies  
Another suggestion is the Western Digital Mybook Pro - they seem to be the only manufacturer to make 500Gb and 250Gb flavours with USB/FW AND FW800. Also, the design looks great and at least here in...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 30, 2006 at 06:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I'd say that the most important thing is to... 1,729 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, I'd say that the most important thing is to try them yourself - audio quality is extremely suggestive. Myself, I would be wary of Bose, as I recently saw a display of their speakers at a show...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 29, 2006 at 05:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FS: Poser 4 full version boxed. 273 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello,

I'm selling some stuff for a busy, non-geek friend. Most is going on eBay, but for some reason he has a full copy of Poser 4 for Windows and Mac. So I wondered if anyone here would be...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 26, 2006 at 09:42 AM, in Marketplace
Well, firstly (1), don't do anything at all apart... 852 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, firstly (1), don't do anything at all apart from copying vital files across to the new machine. That HD might be failing properly and it might only have minutes left. Trying to repair it...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 26, 2006 at 06:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
The colour doesn't matter, but it's dead if it... 863 Views / 10 Replies  
The colour doesn't matter, but it's dead if it shows up on a white background, and stuck if it shows up on a black background.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 26, 2006 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not so sure - I've rubbed one dead pixel that... 863 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm not so sure - I've rubbed one dead pixel that was developing on my monitor, and it hasn't come back for a good couple of weeks.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 25, 2006 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That sounds not too bad - the speed quoted is a... 748 Views / 5 Replies  
That sounds not too bad - the speed quoted is a maximum, and it probably verifies as well.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 24, 2006 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Really, it depends just how good you want. Noone... 543 Views / 5 Replies  
Really, it depends just how good you want. Noone is going to blame you for getting a widescreen Dell - they aren't perfect (they have 'Dell' on them for a start), but they are very good value for...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 24, 2006 at 03:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Oh, and I wouldn't get a LaCie - I've just heard... 5,626 Views / 14 Replies  
Oh, and I wouldn't get a LaCie - I've just heard too many scare stories.
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 24, 2006 at 07:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, for the very important stuff, especially if... 5,626 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, for the very important stuff, especially if it doesn't take up too much space, I'd burn it to a couple of sets of CD/DVDs, and keep one set off site.

If you're interested in an external...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 24, 2006 at 07:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mac Pro backup options? 728 Views / 8 Replies  
Hello,

As I've now got my Mac Pro up and running, I think that it would be wise to backup - but to do that I need at least a 500Gb HD. However, I'm far more concerned about drive failure than...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 22, 2006 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's actually really good - I can't actually... 1,497 Views / 15 Replies  
That's actually really good - I can't actually find the item on Amazon UK - do you have a link? Did you have to get them to price match, because their price on the 500Gb pro is very uncompetitive?
...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 22, 2006 at 07:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can I just ask if it makes the drive louder ?-... 12,118 Views / 29 Replies  
Can I just ask if it makes the drive louder ?- I've heard that it does - and if so by how much and if it is possible to reflash or throttle the speed for quietness at some times.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not so sure - I've heard that there's... 494 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not so sure - I've heard that there's something called 'Titan' that lets you use some new-ish PC Nvidia cards. But I don't want to know, having bought an Apple x1900xt...

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
No problems, but remember that it will not pick... 744 Views / 8 Replies  
No problems, but remember that it will not pick up corrected errors- you will still have to check in the memory section of ASP.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 21, 2006 at 05:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I'd check in Apple system profiler that... 744 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, I'd check in Apple system profiler that there are no ECC errors, and also use rember overnight (a good memory checker - it only costs like 2 dollars)

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 20, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
How far does it get - enough for Apple Hardware... 632 Views / 5 Replies  
How far does it get - enough for Apple Hardware Test?

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 20, 2006 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'd check places like eBuyer, scan.co.uk and... 1,497 Views / 15 Replies  
I'd check places like eBuyer, scan.co.uk and dabs.com - I'm sure I've seen it at least one of them, maybe even all three.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 19, 2006 at 04:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Western Digital My Book Pro - Any good? 1,497 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi everyone, I feel that I need an external backup for my Mac Pro, and so it would make sense to get a FW800 external HD, and the only company making a decent option that is easily available in the...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 19, 2006 at 09:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It will definitely let you format one as PC and... 415 Views / 1 Replies  
It will definitely let you format one as PC and one as Mac, but I'm not certain about booting as I've only done it on a USB drive.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 17, 2006 at 05:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My opinion - a Logitech Revolution MX (or... 1,931 Views / 22 Replies  
My opinion - a Logitech Revolution MX (or similarly shaped but not quite so expensive mouse), and a good mouse pad with a gel wrist rest.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 17, 2006 at 11:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, it is a little bit low for that size for a... 1,061 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, it is a little bit low for that size for a modern screen, but it all depends on how far away you sit, your eyesight and personal preference. If you're the type that used to go for 19" 1280x1024...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 17, 2006 at 11:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I installed it - no problems before or after to... 996 Views / 10 Replies  
I installed it - no problems before or after to be honest, but like to keep up to date. There are some murmurings saying that it fixes resolution issues with installing XP on the x1900 and 23"ACD,...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 14, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Working with both systems, I do notice these... 679 Views / 4 Replies  
Working with both systems, I do notice these problems, but as you've said, it is consistent and reliable. Also, remember that XP is a very old operating system now, and so I'd hope that it was...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 13, 2006 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know it doesn't help really with the current... 3,139 Views / 42 Replies  
I know it doesn't help really with the current problem, but I also say that an intel Mac mini and a firewire drive to clone you main machine to would be a good idea.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 11, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
You have to make sure that you are walking into... 1,104 Views / 12 Replies  
You have to make sure that you are walking into any more upgrades with your eyes open. The PPC architecture is now going to play second fiddle to the intel chips when it comes to software...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 11, 2006 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
It must be stressed that, cool or not, the 9650... 1,684 Views / 9 Replies  
It must be stressed that, cool or not, the 9650 is now a very sucky card.

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 10, 2006 at 03:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That sounds really crap. What I'd do is phone... 3,139 Views / 42 Replies  
That sounds really crap. What I'd do is phone apple and stress that the problems started within the warranty period, and that in addition (especially if you are somewhere in the EU), the product...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 10, 2006 at 03:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
It depends where you are going to use them. If... 658 Views / 2 Replies  
It depends where you are going to use them. If you're in places with a good deal of noise, I'd get a decent pair of Shure or Etymonic in ear phones. If that's not too much of a problem, get a pair...
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 9, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Are you in the UK? If you are, I have VPC4 with... 963 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you in the UK? If you are, I have VPC4 with win98 that I'd be happy to sell for 20 quid. It's no use to me because you have to boot into OS9 to use it (no classic).

David
Posted by iMacfan, on Nov 8, 2006 at 07:37 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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