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One thing I noticed big time is that he never... 3,305 Views / 54 Replies  
One thing I noticed big time is that he never went into any detail about the OS running on the ipad or any system pref's etc. I think that is because they will WOW us when Iphone V4 OS comes out and...
Posted by russellb, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have had one bad TV recording do something... 11,779 Views / 19 Replies  
I have had one bad TV recording do something similar. other than that all have been fine.
Posted by russellb, on May 9, 2007 at 06:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
mmm strange, on my 1.83g intel core duo the... 11,779 Views / 19 Replies  
mmm strange, on my 1.83g intel core duo the CPU's are maxed out when exporting from EYETV to the default Apple TV export setting for full quaility export and easily takes 1.5 - 2 hrs per TV show ......
Posted by russellb, on Apr 24, 2007 at 08:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks I will have to try that ... pitty though... 11,779 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks I will have to try that ... pitty though as using the EyeTV setting makes it fully automatic
Posted by russellb, on Apr 23, 2007 at 02:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hard Drive 11,779 Views / 19 Replies  
No I didnt complain .. just that the whole point of the Apple TV is to access all your content , the hard drive method seems very inefficient and akward.

Yes streaming works fine.

I think , and...
Posted by russellb, on Apr 20, 2007 at 06:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple TV & EyeTV 11,779 Views / 19 Replies  
Ok I had a quick look and did not spot another thread on this, sorry for starting a new thread if it's already somewhere else.

OK my experience with Apple TV and EyeTV

First: Apple TV is way...
Posted by russellb, on Apr 19, 2007 at 06:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
VOIP Hardware phone VIA VPN 358 Views / 0 Replies  
OK someone might be able to help me here.

I have a mac (macbookpro 10.4 ) with 3 network connections:

1) Main internet connection via a USB wireless network adpator

2) Machines ethernet port...
Posted by russellb, on Mar 2, 2007 at 10:16 PM, in Networking
MacBookpro sleep quick 7,087 Views / 75 Replies  
I actually find my MacBook pro is way way quicker to sleep than my old Powerbook. In fact the intant I close the lid it's asleep.
Posted by russellb, on Jun 19, 2006 at 08:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hot spot kit 387 Views / 8 Replies  
here is the perfect, easy and economical solution.

All user logging is managed onboard no PC required.

http://www.handlink.com.tw/eng/products/hotspot/WSG5000/products_hotspot_wsg5000.htm
...
Posted by russellb, on Aug 18, 2003 at 06:38 PM, in Networking
hi, had the same problem. you need to go to... 489 Views / 2 Replies  
hi,

had the same problem. you need to go to share pref on the server , click the share point "users" and then select "share this item" (or maybe it's already shared, cant remember) but then in the...
Posted by russellb, on Apr 1, 2003 at 05:54 AM, in Mac OS X
12" screws 354 Views / 0 Replies  
mmm ok had my 12" Al Powerbook for a while now and by accident happened to notice one of the bottom screen screws about to fall out.

It's in a position that you can't really get at it to re...
Posted by russellb, on Mar 22, 2003 at 03:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
IT only keeps honest people out sorry. I... 586 Views / 2 Replies  
IT only keeps honest people out sorry.

I have had to cut one and used a small pair of cable cutters the size of a pair of pliers (designed to cut cable for swaging)

ie. they only keep passers...
Posted by russellb, on Mar 14, 2003 at 05:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" user Heat feedback 695 Views / 5 Replies  
Ok so I know there are a lot of heat topics BUT here is my feedback after a couple of weeks using my 12" PowerBook.

Most of the time I have mine running plugged in and if it's stting flat on a...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 15, 2003 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
G4 1Ghz MDD NOT NOISY 646 Views / 9 Replies  
have one of the new G4 MDD 1Ghz machines sitting under my desk :-) and it is very very quite, you can't even tell it is running

seems as the fan over the heatsink is so huge that it prob only...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 15, 2003 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 Tower MDD - not noisy 3,967 Views / 70 Replies  
Hi, just bought a new G4 Tower MDD, 1Ghz ... sitting under my desk and I can hear it at all ... would not even know it was running.

Not sure how different the Dual CPU models are ?

cheers
Posted by russellb, on Feb 15, 2003 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Coolpad 808 Views / 16 Replies  
been using one with my Ibook and now with my 12" PowerBook. no problems, after all it supports the laptop by all 4 corners just like the little rubber feet already there (or similar to .. you get...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 15, 2003 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Moving in with 12" PowerBook 1,053 Views / 9 Replies  
I too love my 3 day old 12" PowerBook.

In fact I am leaving my wife so I can pay the PowerBook the attention and careing it deserves.

Just kidding about the wife bit .. she has nor given me...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 6, 2003 at 04:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ahhhhhhhhhh 944 Views / 6 Replies  
I have had my new 12" PowerBook for 3 days now. IF I dropped it 4ft on to cement, after recovering, I would go jump off the tallest building I could find in shame

shame shame shame

but glad it...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 6, 2003 at 03:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12 PowerBok / 12 IBook 986 Views / 10 Replies  
my IBook is less than 12 months old. From day one with OSX I never got more than 2.5 hrs, even on the second later purchased new battery the same.

The 12 PowerBook is def getting much better...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 5, 2003 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2nd deep cycle 986 Views / 10 Replies  
ok completely drained 12" PowerBook for the second time in the following state:

Energy settings to

"highest perfomance"
"never sleep"
"never shut down HD"
brightness on about 50%

running...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 5, 2003 at 07:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12 PowerBook Speakers 398 Views / 0 Replies  
All 3 of them

upgraded from an IBook 700, the speakers on the IBOok were a waste of time and were too soft for playing DVD's , music etc ... poor volume.

Not complaining, if I want good sound...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 5, 2003 at 02:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" Screen / Heat questions 334 Views / 1 Replies  
OK got the 12" and have a couple of serious heat questions:

1) the manual says you can run it with the lid CLOSED and plugged into an external monitor.

BUT with the heat coming off the left...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 4, 2003 at 07:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PS 986 Views / 10 Replies  
that was with Energy settings set to BEST PERFORMANCE
Posted by russellb, on Feb 4, 2003 at 06:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery time 12" owners 986 Views / 10 Replies  
OK just got my 12" PowerBook today (AU) from a full charge did what the manual says and let the battery drain till it turned itself off and then plugged back in.

was running it plugged into an...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 4, 2003 at 06:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12 ALPowerBook Lid Gap 1,425 Views / 12 Replies  
just picked up my PowerBook (AU) ... love it but yes I also noticed that when closed there is a oohhh say 2mm-3mm gap between the end of the little rubber stopper on the corner of the display and the...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 4, 2003 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just got 12" ALBook- Heat ? 2,806 Views / 52 Replies  
OK first ... just picked up my 12" PowerBook a few hours ago in Australia !! Yeh :-))

The first and only one my Apple Dealer had .. they don't even have a shop demo model on display.

FIRST it's...
Posted by russellb, on Feb 3, 2003 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine arrived !!! :-))) 358 Views / 4 Replies  
had a call from my local Sydney Apple Centre today .. 12" now arrived and ready for pickup :p
Posted by russellb, on Jan 30, 2003 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
10.2 Software RAID 415 Views / 9 Replies  
Quicksilver G4 with 2 x 40 gig HD's running 10.2 software RAID. Seems to work fine, can't say I noticed any great speed imporvement but have not had a chance to properly check it yet
Posted by russellb, on Nov 24, 2002 at 06:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I have just installed an Alcatel "Speed Touch... 209 Views / 3 Replies  
I have just installed an Alcatel "Speed Touch Pro" ADSL modem, 4 port ethernet hub.

Worked straight out of the box, Telstra (in AU) don't support OSX so I did the setup from a Windows XP box and...
Posted by russellb, on Apr 1, 2002 at 04:28 AM, in Mac OS X
OSX to HP 170X print server 241 Views / 1 Replies  
OK.... I have a HP Deskjet connected to a HP 170X print server... ie. turns my parallel printer into an ethernet network printer.... works great with my 2 PC's.

BUT the 170X does not do IP...
Posted by russellb, on Mar 21, 2002 at 08:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Damn .... I think I threw out my old bundled copy... 253 Views / 6 Replies  
Damn .... I think I threw out my old bundled copy of pagemaker :mad:
Posted by russellb, on Mar 13, 2002 at 09:03 PM, in Applications
At home I use a G4 Quicksilver 876 and work an... 377 Views / 18 Replies  
At home I use a G4 Quicksilver 876 and work an Imac 400. I was a bit dubious about getting the Ibook 500 as I have now 100% changed over to OSX (except for an OS9 accounting app)

I got the IBook...
Posted by russellb, on Jan 22, 2002 at 05:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Me too, I have an ixMicro card that shows good... 2,318 Views / 142 Replies  
Me too, I have an ixMicro card that shows good snow or blue screen so the mechanism is working OK... but I need to have it decode Australian PAL format....

anyone out there know where or how to...
Posted by russellb, on Nov 19, 2001 at 04:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Australia ... :eek: thats me :p I ... 2,318 Views / 142 Replies  
Australia ... :eek: thats me :p

I just get static or blue screen..which imeans it's working but... my main issue is:

With my old OS9 IXTV software there was a pop up that allowed me...
Posted by russellb, on Oct 25, 2001 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
OK cool ... downloaded the ver 2 files ... worked... 2,318 Views / 142 Replies  
OK cool ... downloaded the ver 2 files ... worked great like the changes you made.. I get the normal static and hissing noise sound when you don't have a channel tuned in and a blue screen for video...
Posted by russellb, on Oct 24, 2001 at 10:09 PM, in Mac OS X
OK..First thanks for the tutorial... everything... 2,318 Views / 142 Replies  
OK..First thanks for the tutorial... everything went perfect until after the reeboot and then:

[localhost:~] russell% ./AppleBt8xxTool
./AppleBt8xxTool: Command not found.
[localhost:~] russell%...
Posted by russellb, on Oct 23, 2001 at 06:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Not sure about USB, but I did have an external... 282 Views / 4 Replies  
Not sure about USB, but I did have an external DVD drive working fine on a firewire connection, also an external CDR drive on firewire. I don't see why it shouldn't recognise the drives on USB.
...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 30, 2001 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK worked it out, my second drive, DVD drive, ... 197 Views / 2 Replies  
OK worked it out, my second drive, DVD drive, was internal and was set as slave.

You have to have the internal DVD drive set as master for DVD player to be installed and for DVD player to work.
Posted by russellb, on Sep 30, 2001 at 01:31 AM, in Mac OS X
DVD HELP 10.1 197 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 3rd party DVD drive that works fine in 9.2 and is seen OK by Apple profiler but OS X 10.1 does not install "Apple DVD Player 3" apparently it does this if you don't have a stock apple DVD...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 29, 2001 at 05:44 AM, in Mac OS X
G4 733 Quicksilver to 867 PC case 401 Views / 0 Replies  
Just finished moving my new G4 Quicksilver to a PC case:
http://www.geocities.com/russell2au/index.html

Also just overclocked it to 867Mhz. So far seems fine
:D
Posted by russellb, on Sep 13, 2001 at 09:25 AM, in Hardware Hacking
:D Sorry was thinking of the same thing ... 281 Views / 10 Replies  
:D Sorry was thinking of the same thing ...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 10, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
mmm ok problem tried adding a 40gig Western... 313 Views / 4 Replies  
mmm ok problem

tried adding a 40gig Western Digital HD as a slave to my stock IBM 40gig in a G4 quicksilver.

The 2 drives would not play together with any jumper settings or with either as...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 10, 2001 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I fully respect the view of people who love their... 281 Views / 10 Replies  
I fully respect the view of people who love their G4 cases... I do too they look great and PC users drool at the sight of them.

But I bought my G4 (and all my previous macs since my first...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 10, 2001 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 733 into PC Tower Conversion 281 Views / 10 Replies  
Just completed converting my G4 733 Quicksilver into a PC tower. Very happy with the results.

Photo's etc here:
http://www.geocities.com/russell2au/index.html

:eek:
Posted by russellb, on Sep 10, 2001 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
G4 733 quicksilver into PC tower Ok here are... 535 Views / 14 Replies  
G4 733 quicksilver into PC tower

Ok here are the photo's and blow by blow details of the conversion
http://www.geocities.com/russell2au/index.html

:eek:
Posted by russellb, on Sep 10, 2001 at 10:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
I do have an external firewire case with a DVD... 535 Views / 14 Replies  
I do have an external firewire case with a DVD drive thats what I was using prior to moving the G4 to a PC tower.

a few points: :)

the mod was not done to save money....if I wanted to do that...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 9, 2001 at 04:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
OK I really did it this time .... I'm going to... 535 Views / 14 Replies  
OK I really did it this time .... I'm going to Mac Hell for sure.

Just gutted my new G4 733 quicksilver and put it in a PC tower. Now Iv'e got my 2 CD drive's... with eject buttons as well ! ...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 9, 2001 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
G4 733 Quicksilver... 2nd CD drive mmm OK I... 535 Views / 14 Replies  
G4 733 Quicksilver... 2nd CD drive

mmm OK I took the plunge :eek: and removed the ZIP drive mount from the CD drive mount ... pretty easy just drill out the rivets.

Cut a wider opening in...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 6, 2001 at 07:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
I took some measurements on my new Quicksilver G4... 535 Views / 14 Replies  
I took some measurements on my new Quicksilver G4 733 and took out the ZIP mount, a CD drive would indeed fit. The heat sink and other boards DO NOT seem get in the way when you close the door (at...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 5, 2001 at 07:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Good news !! :-) Just got my G4 733 with... 310 Views / 9 Replies  
Good news !! :-)

Just got my G4 733 with standard CDR drive. Had an external usb/firewire enclosure with a CDR in it, removed the CDR and put in a Pioneer DVD drive.

Works fine, plays DVD's...
Posted by russellb, on Sep 1, 2001 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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