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I just set up an iPhone in Germany (imported, jailbreaked, and using anySIM) on the O2 network. First thing ... this phone is simply amazing ... I don't care if I end up stuck with firmware 1.0.2 for...
Posted by TiDual, on Oct 23, 2007 at 04:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm in Germany, got mine on Monday, and sent it... 15,408 Views / 266 Replies  
I'm in Germany, got mine on Monday, and sent it back today :-)

I've got an iPhone (firmware v1.0.2 forever!) from the US on it's way ... the Touch without Mail and Calendar editing was nothing...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 28, 2007 at 09:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, that says to use the "gmail.com" URL on... 15,408 Views / 266 Replies  
Well, that says to use the "gmail.com" URL on mobile browsers, but when I do, it still takes me to the normal login page. Probably doesn't recognize the browser is "mobile".
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 26, 2007 at 06:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just got my Touch in the post (one of the earlier... 15,408 Views / 266 Replies  
Just got my Touch in the post (one of the earlier deliveries, here in Germany, I believe). This is a lovely piece of hardware: feels extremely slim yet solid, and the interface is great. As far as I...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 25, 2007 at 08:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Touch in Europe 1,746 Views / 20 Replies  
Ordered mine a few weeks ago, and was scheduled for shipment on Sept 28th, but I just got a mail saying it shipped today ... a week early. I'm actually a little annoyed, since I was on the verge of...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 21, 2007 at 05:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Relax there :-) ... many people have many... 755 Views / 17 Replies  
Relax there :-) ... many people have many different needs out there, regarding how much they need a phone for voice, or just for data when they're out of WiFi range. I only phone from my mobile (or...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 14, 2007 at 01:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah ... data plan pricing will be the key.... 755 Views / 17 Replies  
Yeah ... data plan pricing will be the key. Especially since, in Germany, you can now get a Blackberry Pearl with unlimited data (mail + surf) plans from 10 Euro a month...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 13, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Iphone -> ipod 4,510 Views / 99 Replies  
I expect this is possible. The problem is (a) it'll be illegal, since Touch owners won't technically own those apps, so will be stealing them, and (b) there's the hassle, and fear that they stop...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 12, 2007 at 04:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You're probably right about price ... Apple wants... 4,510 Views / 99 Replies  
You're probably right about price ... Apple wants to keep the top 'Pod in this price range. But the next version will have (a) more memory (duh, I know) .. possibly drastically more ... e.g. 160GB...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 12, 2007 at 01:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, this is pretty disappointing. Really may... 5,978 Views / 52 Replies  
Yeah, this is pretty disappointing. Really may cancel my order too ... I'm getting generally concerned about this being a Rev. 1 device in many senses, and that in 6 months well see both improved...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 10, 2007 at 05:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I've ordered my iPhone Touch, but the lack of Cal... 4,510 Views / 99 Replies  
I've ordered my iPhone Touch, but the lack of Cal editing is starting to annoy me (means I have to lug my Axim or xda neo to meetings ... yuch). Leaving out mail, maps & widgets was bad enough, but...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 10, 2007 at 04:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the pointers, Visnaut. Editing Cal is... 5,978 Views / 52 Replies  
Thanks for the pointers, Visnaut. Editing Cal is more critical than Addresses for me ... is the absence of the "+" clear evidence (i.e. is there one on the iPhone in the month view)?

I agree,...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 7, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Whoa! 5,978 Views / 52 Replies  
I was prepared to forego mail by using some WebMail solution, but is it true that one can't add/change addresses or calender entries on the Touch?? That might just break the deal for me. I've ordered...
Posted by TiDual, on Sep 7, 2007 at 04:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's even worse that that: since apple also gets... 10,519 Views / 218 Replies  
It's even worse that that: since apple also gets kick-backs from ATT, thus make even more on the iPhone. Thus they will make much less money on ipods than iphones.

There is, however, the issue of...
Posted by TiDual, on Aug 31, 2007 at 08:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Using all cores 7,979 Views / 93 Replies  
Well, it's pretty impossible to use only one core on OS X. Open the Activity monitor some day, to see how many apps are running in the background. While most don't use much CPU, some do (like the...
Posted by TiDual, on Mar 14, 2007 at 04:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
iPhone minus phone 4,081 Views / 68 Replies  
This is the point. The product I *really* want it the new iPhone where the phone part is replaced by a 80GB disk. I originally thought this was so bloody obvious, and that it would appear before the...
Posted by TiDual, on Feb 14, 2007 at 06:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
For the record, I've got a research lab which has... 2,920 Views / 42 Replies  
For the record, I've got a research lab which has 8-9 G5s (spanning the original dual 2.0GHz right to the dual 2.7s and the quad G5s). These machine get worked pretty hard (often with at least one...
Posted by TiDual, on Nov 29, 2006 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't want to be rude, but that's a pretty... 3,620 Views / 41 Replies  
I don't want to be rude, but that's a pretty naive statement. I would agree that not everone will fully utilize or benefit from 8 cores, but there are many pros and scientists for whom such an...
Posted by TiDual, on Nov 29, 2006 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Two points: Current machines are superb.... 3,620 Views / 41 Replies  
Two points:

Current machines are superb. Mine is often running at 300-400% CPU (i.e. approaching full saturation of all 4 cores) for sustained periods (running computer intensive simulations), and...
Posted by TiDual, on Nov 29, 2006 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
200gb 24,561 Views / 266 Replies  
I've been holding off because I also would really like to get the 200GB drive, as long as it's not way to slow. Is there no one else out there with the 200GB models? Henry: do please post some...
Posted by TiDual, on Nov 2, 2006 at 08:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Seconded ... especially for the MacBook Pro, you... 2,491 Views / 55 Replies  
Seconded ... especially for the MacBook Pro, you really want Applecare. For a bottom-end MacBook, it might (arguably) not be worth it.
Posted by TiDual, on Oct 30, 2006 at 04:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The MB is now tolerable, by directly controlling... 12,760 Views / 131 Replies  
The MB is now tolerable, by directly controlling the fans. But my impression was that the MBP ran even hotter (certainly early ones!).



I'm not saying they're flimsy. But the Alu (especially...
Posted by TiDual, on Oct 25, 2006 at 07:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hmmm ... nahhh ... I'll let someone else flame... 12,760 Views / 131 Replies  
hmmm ... nahhh ... I'll let someone else flame you for this one :)
Posted by TiDual, on Oct 25, 2006 at 07:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I moved to the MacBook (black, 2GB, 120GB) from a... 12,760 Views / 131 Replies  
I moved to the MacBook (black, 2GB, 120GB) from a G4 PowerBook, and am mulling a move to the new machines. Frankly, though, I don't care that much about speed, or VRAM, or even FW800 ... I do my real...
Posted by TiDual, on Oct 24, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Updates?! Euro Apple Stores are Down 760 Views / 22 Replies  
German Apple Store is down, as of 1PM European time! Maybe the C2D update is for real. Some other Euro stores are also down (well ... europe is basically one big Apple store, as far as I can tell).
Posted by TiDual, on Oct 24, 2006 at 07:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you' re planning on the 23" ACD with the mini,... 1,172 Views / 12 Replies  
If you' re planning on the 23" ACD with the mini, then just get the iMac, since price diff. is then neglible (once kb, mouse, mem. are factored in). The only reason to buy the mini is if you prefer...
Posted by TiDual, on Oct 21, 2006 at 04:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry Loyalty, the question really was a bit... 2,216 Views / 37 Replies  
Sorry Loyalty, the question really was a bit daft, and I didn't find Chuckit particulary rude ... perhaps a bit glib (you could assume **** ="heck" in his reply).

Many if us have already waited...
Posted by TiDual, on Aug 13, 2006 at 05:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it's his "work" machine so he's presumably... 19,175 Views / 321 Replies  
Well, it's his "work" machine so he's presumably not paying. Besides, this way AppleCare covers both the monitor + computer (not sure it would cover a refurb).

I just placed a similar order,...
Posted by TiDual, on Aug 11, 2006 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, that's definitely true ... I get 4-5 bars... 517 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, that's definitely true ... I get 4-5 bars reception in rooms where my AluBook couldn't get a signal. But still when the iMac has a clear signal it shouldn't be so much slower, surely. Oh well,...
Posted by TiDual, on Jul 12, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Airport reception on intel iMac 517 Views / 3 Replies  
At home, both my iMac (20" core duo) and MacBook (black) connect to my WLAN. The machines have pretty similar specs (though the iMac has only 1GB while the Macbook has 2GB). Yet, when the two are...
Posted by TiDual, on Jul 10, 2006 at 04:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I get 66C on mine (black book with 120HD +... 20,130 Views / 92 Replies  
Yeah, I get 66C on mine (black book with 120HD + 2GB Ram), and must say I'm finding that to be a bit much. Anyone else get "mooing fans", by the way? When mine hits that temp, the fans don't come on...
Posted by TiDual, on Jun 20, 2006 at 04:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I nominate this for "most pointless thread of the... 4,476 Views / 81 Replies  
I nominate this for "most pointless thread of the year".
Posted by TiDual, on Jun 5, 2006 at 05:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
No worries :) ... but no, there's no DVD. Also,... 1,769 Views / 18 Replies  
No worries :) ... but no, there's no DVD. Also, to emphasis, the slight vibration (more like how a
50Hz hum "feels") is there even if the machine has been sitting totally idle for a while, doing...
Posted by TiDual, on Jun 5, 2006 at 04:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd like it to be the same as now, except in... 10,432 Views / 132 Replies  
I'd like it to be the same as now, except in "macbook black" :-) ... and perhaps a bit smaller if the new CPUs allow. Room for 3-4 drives might be nice ... I don't like relying so much on one big...
Posted by TiDual, on Jun 5, 2006 at 04:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, thanks for the dimming tip. As for the... 1,769 Views / 18 Replies  
Hey, thanks for the dimming tip.

As for the vibration ... you might be right, though the vibration is pretty wide spread across the machine (if anything, the left vibrates more than the right),...
Posted by TiDual, on Jun 5, 2006 at 04:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook fantastic: 2 annoyances 1,769 Views / 18 Replies  
Ok ... I've pretty much fallen in love with my "Pismo 2" ... black MacBook with 2GB and 120GB. Moving "up" from a 1.25GHz Powerbook. My aging eyes fing the screen a little tough, but I appreciate the...
Posted by TiDual, on Jun 5, 2006 at 04:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Two things: (1) the move to G5s involved a... 1,940 Views / 29 Replies  
Two things:
(1) the move to G5s involved a completely new CPU and motherboard (and case) ... the move to Intel is less complex, since (a) Intel has lots of experience in motherboard design, and (b)...
Posted by TiDual, on May 29, 2006 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Visit Shanghai, and you will see a city so modern... 15,258 Views / 188 Replies  
Visit Shanghai, and you will see a city so modern and developing so quickly, it makes the "western world" look like it's stuck in the last millenium. I'm not saying this is entirely positive, but we...
Posted by TiDual, on May 22, 2006 at 03:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I'd like to hear ... note, I actually... 19,816 Views / 345 Replies  
Yes, I'd like to hear ... note, I actually started another thread about this here:

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=295900

I actually went for the 120GB upgrade anyway, but would still...
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 09:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
no suggestions ... I thought my problem was the... 15,258 Views / 188 Replies  
no suggestions ... I thought my problem was the HD, but it wasn't ... mine just goes to the white/grey bootscreen, and never any further.

Pismo, R.I.P.
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 09:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
From several German re-sellers: "Fujitsu... 808 Views / 7 Replies  
From several German re-sellers:

"Fujitsu MHV2160BT (12,5 mm hoch)"

Another refers to the:

FUJITSU J60H 160GB HDD 4200rpm sATA serial ATA 2,5Zoll
as "7 cm x 10 cm x 1.3 cm"

This is where...
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 08:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you really need a tower? Why not go iMac... 1,940 Views / 29 Replies  
Do you really need a tower?

Why not go iMac (the Intel iMacs are a dream to use ... that's my home machine) or even the mini. Both would easily handle what you're doing. Then if you really like...
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 08:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mmmm. I also originally thought about ordering... 19,816 Views / 345 Replies  
Mmmm. I also originally thought about ordering with the 80GB, then dropping in my own 160GB 2.5" ... but from the specs of the drives, it seems the 160s are a little thicker than the 80GB or 120GB,...
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I also had a pismo from around Feb 2000, that... 15,258 Views / 188 Replies  
I also had a pismo from around Feb 2000, that died about 4 months ago, running tiger. Great machines. The dual battery option was simply wonderful: plenty for a full transatlantic flight!

I hope...
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 08:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
160GB drives in the MacBook? 808 Views / 7 Replies  
I had the brainstorm of ordering the 80GB model BlackBook and then popping in one of the new 160GB drive which are down to around 160Euro now (~$200). But a quick check suggests they are a little...
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 06:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I also suspect this is isolated, or we'd be... 15,258 Views / 188 Replies  
I also suspect this is isolated, or we'd be hearing about it more. I'm ordering the BlackBook today! If flaking is really as bad as suggested, it'll be easy enough to return it anyway.
Posted by TiDual, on May 18, 2006 at 05:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, this machine looks great, and seems like... 19,816 Views / 345 Replies  
Ok, this machine looks great, and seems like excellent value (despite the dead-chic-black-$150 surcharge).

Mindwave, thanks for the benchmarks, but we really need more impressions of the machine....
Posted by TiDual, on May 16, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This machine looks pretty perfect. As observed,... 2,111 Views / 42 Replies  
This machine looks pretty perfect. As observed, it has the onboard graphics with shared memory ... but anyone who expected different was dreaming. My only disappointments is:

1. Weight ... at...
Posted by TiDual, on May 16, 2006 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The US store is now down too ... perhaps this... 778 Views / 15 Replies  
The US store is now down too ... perhaps this really is it! Fingers crossed ...
Posted by TiDual, on May 16, 2006 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey, the German Apple store just went down (but... 778 Views / 15 Replies  
Hey, the German Apple store just went down (but not in the US) ... maybe we'll get the MacBook 9 hours earlier than the Yanks !! ;)
Posted by TiDual, on May 16, 2006 at 07:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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