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Buying a blackberry for each teacher when they... 693 Views / 6 Replies  
Buying a blackberry for each teacher when they just need some removable storage is probably not the best solution, As for the USB drive with a keypad, thats the Lok-It which I mentioned in the first...
Posted by roders, on Apr 27, 2010 at 09:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The solution is not for me but for technophobe... 693 Views / 6 Replies  
The solution is not for me but for technophobe teachers, I've also used Truecrypt at work & it comes with its own issues plus they don not need the complexity or the encryption strength. Lexar makes...
Posted by roders, on Apr 26, 2010 at 06:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Password protected Flash Memory USB drives 693 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm looking to source some of these, ideally Mac as well as PC compatible, but we can get by with boot-camp if required.
We just need password protection, not encryption, (to keep things affordable)...
Posted by roders, on Apr 26, 2010 at 04:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Speed of latest MacMini vs MacBook (both with Nvidia 9400) 956 Views / 2 Replies  
I can't quite make up my mind which of these to go for, the versatility of a laptop is nice, although not needed at present (maybe future proofs the machine though) The MacMini has more built in USB...
Posted by roders, on Jun 30, 2009 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
My only prob was a cheapie bluetooth dongle, that... 1,365 Views / 3 Replies  
My only prob was a cheapie bluetooth dongle, that was improperly advertised as supporting bluetooth, my cheapie Jabra headset works fine now on my hackintosh.
Posted by roders, on May 18, 2009 at 04:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Followed those instructions from Apple, they don... 27,272 Views / 7 Replies  
Followed those instructions from Apple, they don 't actually mention the "public" password reset. I had two basestations only one of which I wanted to rest, and was connected to the basestation I...
Posted by roders, on Apr 24, 2009 at 02:39 PM, in Networking
This sounds like a great tip but my Airport... 27,272 Views / 7 Replies  
This sounds like a great tip but my Airport Extreme does not accept the "public" password on being soft reset, anyone have any ideas why?
Posted by roders, on Apr 23, 2009 at 08:46 AM, in Networking
Hi Appreciate the reply, unfortunately allready... 247 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi Appreciate the reply, unfortunately allready checked all those sites. Thet have bit and bobs (2.5" firewire drives seem easier/cheaper to come across). Because I can get an external drive of...
Posted by roders, on Dec 14, 2008 at 09:09 AM, in Marketplace
WTB Firewire Caddy/Enclosure in UK 247 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm after a super cheap IDE to Firewire Caddy/Enclosure for a 120GB drive I have lying around. Any ideas whet to pick one up apart from the usual (eBay etc) ?
Posted by roders, on Dec 13, 2008 at 06:09 PM, in Marketplace
Calibrated Display Profiles Don't Apply 233 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a number of cour profile in Sysprefs/Displays/Colour that used to work fine (some created by me).
Now, regardless of which one I apply, although the profile is selected, the actual colour of...
Posted by roders, on Nov 29, 2008 at 07:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Mac Compatible Bluetooth headset for Skype, Suggestions? 1,365 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm looking to get a Bluetooth headset (as cheap as possible) to work with Skype on my Mac (I'm assuming Skype/My mac will support this) any suggestion for a Bluetooth handsfree headset that will...
Posted by roders, on Oct 7, 2008 at 11:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the tips guys 426 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the tips guys
Posted by roders, on Sep 24, 2008 at 11:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Transfering iPod contents to new Mac/Hackintosh 426 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm going to build a new Hackintosh based on a Shuttle SD32G2, and I want transfer my music library (currently on my Core Duo MacMini) ideally AFTER I've sold the MacMini, so can I simply plug in my...
Posted by roders, on Sep 24, 2008 at 08:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Using Migration assistant with hackintosh 3,311 Views / 3 Replies  
Can I do this, I have a number of personal files/settings I'd like to transfer from my Core Duo mac Mini to my Shuttle SD32G2 (similar hardware) Hackintosh (only as a barebones at present) including...
Posted by roders, on Sep 24, 2008 at 08:53 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Custom Screen res in Lego Starwars 295 Views / 0 Replies  
I want to run this game at 1440x900 (MacBook Pros native res) is there any way (manually) to do this? Say by editing a pref/plist file etc.

P.S whats combo to enable the setting to run the game in...
Posted by roders, on Sep 21, 2008 at 03:20 AM, in Gaming
Well the projector is going to be used with... 1,246 Views / 5 Replies  
Well the projector is going to be used with various Mac's and PC's, it has a VGA out, and finding a standard DVI to VGA adaptor shouldn't be much of a prob, but I'm just wondering about Mac with a...
Posted by roders, on Sep 20, 2008 at 09:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mini VGA/DVI to VGA Adaptor 1,246 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm looking to get some vga adaptor dongles for a projector I've recently bought, although I'm a little confused by the plethora of dongles available, what I want to know is, are the Mini DVi to VGA...
Posted by roders, on Sep 20, 2008 at 08:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the info, I've only got a MacMini... 1,295 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the info, I've only got a MacMini though so not got tons of CPU power to waste.
Flash just eats up CPU cycles on our platform too. Was looking for a prebuilt screensaver that I can use as...
Posted by roders, on Jul 7, 2008 at 06:30 PM, in GUI Customization
Okay; lowered the price on this too £419, ideally... 250 Views / 1 Replies  
Okay; lowered the price on this too £419, ideally to be picked up and paid for in person in London.
Posted by roders, on Jul 6, 2008 at 05:46 PM, in Marketplace
Ok, lowering the offer price on this too £300. 212 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok, lowering the offer price on this too £300.
Posted by roders, on Jul 5, 2008 at 10:03 AM, in Marketplace
Animated desktop images/pictures/screensavers 1,295 Views / 4 Replies  
Been trying to find an animated desktop for OSX, ideally something with a wildlife/outdoorsy feel/look, anyone have any suggestions?
Posted by roders, on Jul 5, 2008 at 10:01 AM, in GUI Customization
Pin compatibility for Intel MacMini CPU (mobile M) socket 4,893 Views / 3 Replies  
I think on the first rev intel MacMini's the socket (M) for the Intel Core processors was (had) 479 pins, but I think the latest 4MB cache Intel Mobile (socket M) Core 2 Duo processors actually use a...
Posted by roders, on Jul 5, 2008 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
1.66 Core Duo to 2.0 Core2Duo MacMini worth the upgrade? 341 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm wondering wether to make the jump from a 1.66 Core Duo to a 2.0 Core2Duo. I can get the C2D 2.0 MM as a refurb with £80 of the standard price (with full one year warranty).
My 1.66 CD MM has an...
Posted by roders, on Jul 5, 2008 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
FS: MacMini Core2Duo 2.0Ghz in London UK 250 Views / 1 Replies  
New, box opened, used once, 1GB Ram, Superdrive (DVD burner) 120GB HD, Airport Extreme (Wireless) Bluetooth 2.0 EDR, Apple Remote, DVI ->VGA dongle, Mac OSX Leopard/10.5 Front Row & iLife 08. £449...
Posted by roders, on Jun 29, 2008 at 07:20 AM, in Marketplace
FS: MacMini CoreDuo 1.66Ghz in London UK 212 Views / 1 Replies  
Used in good working and physical condition. 1GB Ram, Combo drive (DVD player and CDRW burner) 100GB upgraded 7200rpm HD, Airport Extreme (Wireless) Bluetooth, Apple Remote, DVI ->VGA dongle, Mac OSX...
Posted by roders, on Jun 29, 2008 at 07:18 AM, in Marketplace
Thorough Intellitype software uninstall 366 Views / 0 Replies  
I've just bought a Microsoft Wireless laser 5000 desktop set, to replace my old MS wireless natural multimedia keyboard which I killed by spilling water on it (shame their not washable like mac...
Posted by roders, on Apr 12, 2008 at 05:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The usb devices I have plugged in are... A... 526 Views / 3 Replies  
The usb devices I have plugged in are...
A Microsoft Keyboard & Mouse (RF wireless, but the receiver is plugged into the powered USB hub), a 2.5" HD, and AIO Printer, all on a switchable USB Hub....
Posted by roders, on Apr 2, 2008 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Getting Intel MacMini to stay in deep sleep mode 526 Views / 3 Replies  
Since upgrading to Leopard this issue has got even worse. My Intel Minimac used to randomly wake from sleep (after I had out it to sleep) mode, and sometimes would go back to sleep and not wake up...
Posted by roders, on Apr 2, 2008 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
I thought software restore disks, just restored a... 2,636 Views / 8 Replies  
I thought software restore disks, just restored a Mac to it's original state, and thus didn't allow for an upgrade, only one way to find out I guess!
Posted by roders, on Jan 3, 2008 at 11:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the helpful reply analogika. Didn't... 2,636 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the helpful reply analogika.
Didn't think of the Firewire target Disk mode option, would the PowerPC's Macmini Tiger Restore Disc work on the eMac, if the eMac's disk was mounted using...
Posted by roders, on Jan 3, 2008 at 09:11 AM, in Mac OS X
How to Create a Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger upgrade CD? 2,636 Views / 8 Replies  
I've got three Mac's at present, one each of an Intel & PowerPC MacMini running 10.4.11 and an old Mac running 10.3.9. I used to own a Mac OSX Tiger install DVD but god knows what's happened to it. I...
Posted by roders, on Jan 2, 2008 at 08:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Vid Cam + Mac + Projector suggestions 451 Views / 0 Replies  
I've a relative who wants to capture an artist working, on camera (live video) and show this to a large group of people live (30-40).
I've been trying to find the best solution for this, with a max...
Posted by roders, on Jun 6, 2007 at 12:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I 've also got memory for mac laptops for sale- ... 433 Views / 1 Replies  
I 've also got memory for mac laptops for sale-

2x 256mb Pc5300/667Mhz Sodimms (DDR2) for Intel MacMini's/MacBooks/Macbook Pro's - £10 each

1x 256mb Pc2100/266Mhz (DDR1) for some G4 iBooks and...
Posted by roders, on May 22, 2007 at 06:08 PM, in Marketplace
FS in UK: Brand New - Silver iPod Shuffle & Parallels Desktop for Mac 433 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got two brand new items for sale here in the UK (London specifically)

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Brand new Silver iPod Shuffle, 1GB capacity (1000 Songs/Mp3's) location West Ealing, unwanted office present...
Posted by roders, on May 21, 2007 at 10:06 AM, in Marketplace
Please delete this thread mod 373 Views / 0 Replies  
Please delete this thread mod
Posted by roders, on May 21, 2007 at 10:03 AM, in Marketplace
If I was going to get a firewire enclosure I... 2,144 Views / 8 Replies  
If I was going to get a firewire enclosure I probably would get an OWC one, but considering I'd pay a hefty amount on import tax getting it shipped to the UK, I think I'll stick with a USB enclosure...
Posted by roders, on Apr 30, 2007 at 05:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Already Searched the forums and googled it (in... 2,144 Views / 8 Replies  
Already Searched the forums and googled it (in the UK) and came up with next to Zilch (hence the post). Think I'll just get a USB Caddy with Sata, thnx 4 your help peeps :)
Posted by roders, on Apr 29, 2007 at 01:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thnx for a speedy reply. I can find 2.5" pocket... 2,144 Views / 8 Replies  
Thnx for a speedy reply. I can find 2.5" pocket caddies with firewire and usb, but they do NOT accept SATA drives, just IDE which is the prob I'm having.
P.S Any "Gen" on MacIntel USB drive...
Posted by roders, on Apr 27, 2007 at 09:29 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Pocket Firewire caddy for sata 2.5" HD 2,144 Views / 8 Replies  
I've upgraded my Intel MacMini's internal drive to a 7200rpm model and want to make use of the original SATA 60GB HD.
I have found very cheap USB 2.0 enclosures for 2.5" SATA HD's but none with...
Posted by roders, on Apr 27, 2007 at 08:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Does anyone know if the E7k100 which is designed... 893 Views / 7 Replies  
Does anyone know if the E7k100 which is designed for 24/7 operation (which is handy for leaving my MacMini on P2P), is any slower than the 7k100?
They're both 7200rpm laptop drives and cost the same...
Posted by roders, on Nov 18, 2006 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
In the pc world a lot of motherboards that are... 834 Views / 7 Replies  
In the pc world a lot of motherboards that are dual channel can handle different sized ram sticks, and or can use uneven amounts (say like three sticks).
It was only when DDR Mobo's first went dual...
Posted by roders, on Nov 5, 2006 at 06:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just so people know, I've purchased a 1Gig ram... 834 Views / 7 Replies  
Just so people know, I've purchased a 1Gig ram stick (to go with the 256MB SODIMM currently installed) and found out the memory buss width is halved if the ram sticks aren't of equal capacity/size....
Posted by roders, on Nov 1, 2006 at 08:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thnx for the info, going to go with an internal... 893 Views / 7 Replies  
Thnx for the info, going to go with an internal Hitachi 7k100 for now, might pop for the 7kE100 which is designed for 24/7 operation, as I like to leave my mini running aquisition overnight, it's so...
Posted by roders, on Nov 1, 2006 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cheers man, that’s EXACTLY what I needed, the... 893 Views / 7 Replies  
Cheers man, that’s EXACTLY what I needed, the Hitachi (latest gen 2) is cheaper here in the UK and I think I've found it with Sata for a pretty good price (£60 incl shipping for the 60Gig) wonder if...
Posted by roders, on Oct 28, 2006 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Internal 7200 2.5" HD upgrade 4 Intel Mac Mini 893 Views / 7 Replies  
Hitachi Travelstar or Seagate Momentus; which is best?
Is there much difference, and which model/version/revision should I get?
Posted by roders, on Oct 28, 2006 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thnx 4 the reply, wasn't really session... 786 Views / 2 Replies  
Thnx 4 the reply, wasn't really session compatability that I was worried about, but the upgarde pricing scheme/plan, still, thnx 4 the suggestion anyhow. :)
Posted by roders, on Oct 17, 2006 at 02:59 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
This is just what I was looking 4 and is... 498 Views / 7 Replies  
This is just what I was looking 4 and is available in the UK 2, it's a bit pricey but I'll just have to save up the penny's I guess. Thnx loads 4 ur help, cheers! ;)
Posted by roders, on Oct 16, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the link, looks interesting, might see... 498 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the link, looks interesting, might see if I can find one on eBay.
I'm aware of mouse/keyboard emulation on KVM's maybe this is the prob, not sure.
Posted by roders, on Oct 16, 2006 at 03:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thnx 4 the tips, unfortunately I've tried both... 498 Views / 7 Replies  
Thnx 4 the tips, unfortunately I've tried both USB ports for the keyboard/mouse combo (I also tried other USB 2.0 devices on both USB ports too) although I originally had the keyboard (& thus mouse)...
Posted by roders, on Oct 12, 2006 at 07:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I went 4 a refurb 5g Vid ipod, but it's a... 16,050 Views / 19 Replies  
I went 4 a refurb 5g Vid ipod, but it's a personal choice, price Vs features you need I guess, it's up2 u.
Posted by roders, on Oct 11, 2006 at 03:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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