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If you have under 300 cycles Apple usually just... 7,006 Views / 31 Replies  
If you have under 300 cycles Apple usually just give you a new battery for free. I'd try giving apple care a ring or trying a different 'genius'. They are usually pretty good - for me they swapped my...
Posted by RevEvs, on Nov 7, 2009 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The only thing that sucks about the Box Set is... 5,428 Views / 69 Replies  
The only thing that sucks about the Box Set is that iLife is usually released in January, so you buy the box set in September, and then 4 - 5 months later theres iLife '10.. :(
Ah well, always newer...
Posted by RevEvs, on Aug 14, 2009 at 08:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh and I dont think its by default - so go check... 1,963 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh and I dont think its by default - so go check the Trackpad Sys Pref
Posted by RevEvs, on Aug 8, 2009 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Theres a option for it in the Trackpad System... 1,963 Views / 9 Replies  
Theres a option for it in the Trackpad System Preference. Just tried it with a bluetooth mighty mouse and it worked for me
Posted by RevEvs, on Aug 8, 2009 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Its not difficult to change, just involves 4... 461 Views / 12 Replies  
Its not difficult to change, just involves 4 screws.Apple that after 1000 cycles your battery should hold 80% of the original charge - so tat isnt too bad!!

Apple - MacBook Pro - Learn all about...
Posted by RevEvs, on Aug 8, 2009 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So basically - rip disk using AnyDVD in windows,... 857 Views / 10 Replies  
So basically - rip disk using AnyDVD in windows, play with mplayer/vlc.
Posted by RevEvs, on Jul 26, 2009 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
First Create a new user. then see if this user... 563 Views / 6 Replies  
First Create a new user. then see if this user has problems.
Then if there are still problems, perform an "Archive and Install". This will reinstall the OS, but keep all your files.
If there are...
Posted by RevEvs, on Jul 23, 2009 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I dont know about the first bit, but regarding... 544 Views / 4 Replies  
I dont know about the first bit, but regarding the second bit (stress of multiple screens) - no it wont affect the machine, they are designed and built to run all day every day and can power multiple...
Posted by RevEvs, on Jun 19, 2009 at 07:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't bother unless its using up all your... 744 Views / 15 Replies  
I wouldn't bother unless its using up all your ram and you are using swap. RAM is there to be used.
Posted by RevEvs, on Jun 17, 2009 at 09:06 AM, in Mac OS X
I post this in all threads where MBP/PBs have CD... 400 Views / 5 Replies  
I post this in all threads where MBP/PBs have CD issues - try a CD cleaner, worked wonders for me.
Posted by RevEvs, on Jun 17, 2009 at 09:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I could, however It will be quite a while until a... 3,766 Views / 53 Replies  
I could, however It will be quite a while until a SD card comes close to SSD in speed. (SD tops at ~45MB/sec, SSD > 100MB/sec)
Posted by RevEvs, on Jun 13, 2009 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I never used it up until a couple of weeks ago. i... 3,766 Views / 53 Replies  
I never used it up until a couple of weeks ago. i now have an SSD in there, and use it as the boot partition.

However, If I were to buy a new machine I would have the main HD be SSD, and thus not...
Posted by RevEvs, on Jun 13, 2009 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds like a Chinese model! Be careful that its... 368 Views / 4 Replies  
Sounds like a Chinese model! Be careful that its not dodgy!
Posted by RevEvs, on Jun 6, 2009 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had similar problems with my MBP SuperDrive.... 276 Views / 6 Replies  
I've had similar problems with my MBP SuperDrive. I managed to fix them by using one of those CD cleaners (the ones with small brushes on). Cost a couple of pounds from Amazon. Definately worth a...
Posted by RevEvs, on Jun 2, 2009 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There really needs to be a battery sticky thread! 343 Views / 2 Replies  
There really needs to be a battery sticky thread!
Posted by RevEvs, on May 25, 2009 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm lets see.. im going on a weekend away/trip..... 1,408 Views / 45 Replies  
Hmm lets see.. im going on a weekend away/trip.. i'll take a film with me, pick up a disk and away I go.. o damn its a Blu-Ray.. I cant play it. ;)

I want blu-ray so that i can watch the film I...
Posted by RevEvs, on Apr 29, 2009 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Blu-Ray really needs to be an option. However,... 1,408 Views / 45 Replies  
Blu-Ray really needs to be an option. However, who will make the Blu-Ray player? On the PC side of things all the software has issues and needs constant updates! Not sure apple want that hassle!

I...
Posted by RevEvs, on Apr 27, 2009 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If they turned the screens on before taking the... 1,776 Views / 21 Replies  
If they turned the screens on before taking the picture then the comparison would be better. who uses a laptop with a screen turned off?
Posted by RevEvs, on Mar 22, 2009 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agreed with the above - take it in and get them... 352 Views / 3 Replies  
Agreed with the above - take it in and get them to sort it, otherwise it will just end up causing you issues in the future!
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 26, 2009 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There used to be an option on the 17" MBP to have... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
There used to be an option on the 17" MBP to have a High-Res verson, or not. The standard resolution was something like 1680*1050, whereas the High-Res is 1920*1200
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As mentioned above, type 'uptime' in the Terminal. 1,926 Views / 6 Replies  
As mentioned above, type 'uptime' in the Terminal.
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 17, 2009 at 04:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Could definately be the RAM. Having the AC in... 311 Views / 2 Replies  
Could definately be the RAM. Having the AC in means its probably not the battery.

Take out the new RAM and see if the problem goes away. IF it does, then you can probably request replacement ram.
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 15, 2009 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OS X can only boot from certain Express Cards,... 314 Views / 1 Replies  
OS X can only boot from certain Express Cards, see: http://www.beauchamp.me/techno/mac/booting-macbook-from-external-esata-drive/
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 14, 2009 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup - I don't know where the rumor about it not... 544 Views / 10 Replies  
Yup - I don't know where the rumor about it not being possible came from. From the day of their announcement the following text has been on Apples Website
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 14, 2009 at 04:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a Core 2 Duo MBP (2.33), I think it must... 4,714 Views / 99 Replies  
I have a Core 2 Duo MBP (2.33), I think it must be 18months old now? Its perfect, running fine, no issues!

As posted earlier, its unlikely people with no issues will post, peopel only tend to post...
Posted by RevEvs, on May 14, 2008 at 06:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just to echo what everyone else has said - more... 16,138 Views / 49 Replies  
Just to echo what everyone else has said - more RAM! 512 isnt enough, not even close! 2GB minimum! 3GB if its not that much ore expensive.
Posted by RevEvs, on May 8, 2008 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No one will have any idea what they will look... 529 Views / 2 Replies  
No one will have any idea what they will look like, no one except a few people within Apple.

However you are right to assume there will be updates (of some kind) in June - August time, as this is...
Posted by RevEvs, on May 3, 2008 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you look at the drive in Disk Utility, at the... 1,695 Views / 11 Replies  
If you look at the drive in Disk Utility, at the bottom, by "Format" it does it mention "3G". If not hen it seems NTFS-3G is not mounting your drive.

There should be a command with the NTFS-3G...
Posted by RevEvs, on Mar 3, 2008 at 02:54 PM, in Applications
I replaced a 24" LCD, a G5, a PC, and an iBook... 3,157 Views / 84 Replies  
I replaced a 24" LCD, a G5, a PC, and an iBook with a single MBP - haven't regretted it for a second!
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 26, 2008 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Also theres the built in VNC client. 440 Views / 6 Replies  
Also theres the built in VNC client.
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 15, 2008 at 04:40 PM, in Mac OS X
It may be an option to edit the nib file to hide... 512 Views / 7 Replies  
It may be an option to edit the nib file to hide or remove the field.

The nib file can be edited with Interface Builder.

The file is located at:
...
Posted by RevEvs, on Jan 18, 2008 at 02:39 PM, in Applications
And I thought close to 4hrs on my MBP was good... 719 Views / 10 Replies  
And I thought close to 4hrs on my MBP was good...
Posted by RevEvs, on Jan 3, 2008 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What kind of Mac do you have? a Intel Mac running... 738 Views / 18 Replies  
What kind of Mac do you have? a Intel Mac running 10;5 boots incredibly fast.

The easy answer is: don't shut down. just sleep/hibernate the computer.
Posted by RevEvs, on Nov 27, 2007 at 06:49 AM, in Mac OS X
I have the same setup, but so far have not... 963 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the same setup, but so far have not noticed any change in fan behaviour.
Posted by RevEvs, on Nov 2, 2007 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Out of interest, what are the apps? Maybe theres... 300 Views / 5 Replies  
Out of interest, what are the apps? Maybe theres a (better) mac equivalent!
Posted by RevEvs, on May 28, 2007 at 11:33 AM, in Applications
FYI: The next version of Perian (theres a 1.0... 8,223 Views / 12 Replies  
FYI: The next version of Perian (theres a 1.0 beta out there if you cant wait) has MKV support - i.e. Quicktime will be able to play them, and in turn EyeTV

I just stick to VLC. If it doesn't play...
Posted by RevEvs, on May 28, 2007 at 06:19 AM, in Applications
Theres also this new site that should give a... 513 Views / 4 Replies  
Theres also this new site that should give a rough estimate: http://www.mac2sell.net/
Posted by RevEvs, on May 26, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Same thing with my MacBook Pro. I had it... 702 Views / 7 Replies  
Same thing with my MacBook Pro. I had it partially fixed when the iSight needed replacing (Which, FYI, involves replacing the whole top of ther MBP (LCD and everything!!)).

All thats needed it to...
Posted by RevEvs, on May 25, 2007 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just drag the .bin file onto VLC - should just... 884 Views / 10 Replies  
Just drag the .bin file onto VLC - should just play it as is. (Well it works with ISO's)
Posted by RevEvs, on May 15, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in Applications
VLC, hands down. Regarding the crashes with... 1,298 Views / 28 Replies  
VLC, hands down.

Regarding the crashes with it, thats not normal from my experience - try removing the prefs and making sure you have the latest version etc.

If you want to use Quicktime to...
Posted by RevEvs, on May 7, 2007 at 09:46 AM, in Applications
Just what I did.. I used to have a Dual 2Ghz... 11,065 Views / 69 Replies  
Just what I did..

I used to have a Dual 2Ghz G5 PM, and I swapped that for a MBP C2D @ 2.33 - and i couldnt be happier, it is so so much better than the PM.
Posted by RevEvs, on Apr 18, 2007 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agreed. It may be slightly bloated now, but... 427 Views / 6 Replies  
Agreed. It may be slightly bloated now, but iTunes is a superb app for keeping music organised.
Posted by RevEvs, on Mar 3, 2007 at 09:23 AM, in Applications
Cool. Let us know what its like etc. 438 Views / 3 Replies  
Cool. Let us know what its like etc.
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 23, 2007 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When you play a DVD on a computer the video card... 57,469 Views / 9 Replies  
When you play a DVD on a computer the video card will upscale the image to whatever resolution you are using.
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 23, 2007 at 05:30 AM, in Applications
This should do exactly what you want: ... 438 Views / 3 Replies  
This should do exactly what you want:

Griffin Technology: FireWave - Surround Sound for Mac (http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/firewave/)

It will plug into your Firewire port, and...
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 23, 2007 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I'm assuming you have some odd movie you... 44,179 Views / 10 Replies  
Well I'm assuming you have some odd movie you want to play but don't know the codec. If you don't use it already I recommend you check out VLC. If VLC wont play a file, then chances are you are out...
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 21, 2007 at 03:16 AM, in Applications
I think mplayer plays mkv's a bit better than VLC... 11,687 Views / 17 Replies  
I think mplayer plays mkv's a bit better than VLC - give it a go.
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 14, 2007 at 02:36 PM, in Applications
Well I did some tests, and it is sending a... 2,008 Views / 15 Replies  
Well I did some tests, and it is sending a digital signal, but not 5.1, it seems to send stereo and i have to use the dolby pro logic 2 setting to get surround.

whatever it does, it confuses my...
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 12, 2007 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm Ill give it another go then, im sure there... 2,008 Views / 15 Replies  
Hmm Ill give it another go then, im sure there was some sort of issue with it
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 12, 2007 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Also, If you want to use it for DVD's, play the... 2,008 Views / 15 Replies  
Also, If you want to use it for DVD's, play the DVDs with VLC - I'm pretty sure Apples DVD player cant handle 5.1 over TOSLINK!!
Posted by RevEvs, on Feb 11, 2007 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
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