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Nice looking icons! 8,884 Views / 3 Replies  
Nice looking icons!
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 17, 2008 at 09:18 AM, in Applications
Nice and simple setup! Congrats! The 2 mini... 453,702 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Nice and simple setup! Congrats!

The 2 mini desk laps are quite cool. Where did you get them from? Maybe you could post some night time shots?!
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 11, 2007 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
The units are not always faulty. A friend of... 1,142 Views / 19 Replies  
The units are not always faulty. A friend of mine works for an Apple Store and he told me that a large percentage of returns are due to buyer's remorse (due to having spent X amount on a new...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Aug 29, 2007 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nice setup! Great looking Hong Kong skyline... 453,702 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Nice setup! Great looking Hong Kong skyline wallpaper by the way. Horrah for Hong Kong! :D
Anyway, I see you have the Western Digital My Book. How are they to use? Can you hear the HD spinning...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Aug 27, 2007 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Congrats Big Slick on your new purchase! If... 3,266 Views / 40 Replies  
Congrats Big Slick on your new purchase!

If you're totally new to Mac, then I suggest have a poke round the apple.com site under the 'Support' tab. They have video tutorials on basic stuff, and...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Aug 24, 2007 at 06:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mine's only neat for photographic purposes! ... 453,702 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Mine's only neat for photographic purposes! Although I do have a disordered mind! :lol:



I'm in Hong Kong, and as yet we don't have a bricks and mortar Apple store, only an online one. I'm...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Aug 19, 2007 at 04:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hmmm, I checked it again, having read your... 453,702 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Hmmm, I checked it again, having read your comments hldan. I don't think it's a dead pixel, as far as my understanding of it goes. The particle is stuck a few milimetres behind the LCD panel. Let...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Aug 18, 2007 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just had mine delivered today!! The 24" Extreme... 453,702 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Just had mine delivered today!! The 24" Extreme version! It's a screamer! :lol:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1317/1162570026_a25bd39154_b.jpg

The rest of my current setup...
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Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Aug 18, 2007 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
I switched from PC to Mac a couple of years ago. ... 831 Views / 7 Replies  
I switched from PC to Mac a couple of years ago. But, for DVD back ups, I still use a PC laptop I haveAny. The software to do this is also Windows only, and is by far the fastest app for both PC...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a tip: I upgraded my stock 80GB HD to... 740 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a tip:

I upgraded my stock 80GB HD to a 160GB one, on my Powerbook. I didn't clone or ghost anything as I didn't have this software.

Instead, here is what I did:
I fitted the 160GB HD...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Apr 5, 2007 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the OP lives in London, and as he states,... 10,435 Views / 57 Replies  
Well, the OP lives in London, and as he states, in the UK they use three-prong plugs with an earth, like we do in Hong Kong. So, my response is with this in mind.

Judging by your response,...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Feb 28, 2007 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Very interesting thread. I experienced the... 10,435 Views / 57 Replies  
Very interesting thread.

I experienced the tiny electric shocks on the first Powerbook G4 I bought. I later returned it for other reasons, and bought a higher spec Powerbook. With this second...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Feb 28, 2007 at 03:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Waiting to see what's around the corner I guess. ... 2,310 Views / 57 Replies  
Waiting to see what's around the corner I guess. It's too late in the day to buy the existing version.

Plus also waiting for Leopard - kill two birds with one cheque!
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Feb 4, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Well, it sounds like Hitachi HDs click in... 1,339 Views / 41 Replies  
Well, it sounds like Hitachi HDs click in general, even the latest ones. I thought that mine clicked, because it was an older HD, from a year ago. What with Apple's close attention to detail in...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Dec 17, 2006 at 05:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I've had my G4 1.5Ghz 12" Powerbook for 14 months... 1,339 Views / 41 Replies  
I've had my G4 1.5Ghz 12" Powerbook for 14 months now. Although the hard drive never failed, I was quickly running out of space, and frequently had to save on an external HD.

Well, yesterday I...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Dec 15, 2006 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a tough decision Shawn_230; DIY or Certified... 774 Views / 17 Replies  
It's a tough decision Shawn_230; DIY or Certified Repair Centre?!

I've just installed a new HD in my G4 Powerbook, having trawled the net for advice and tips. The ifixit guide was invaluable,...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Dec 14, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Follow-up 1,921 Views / 23 Replies  
I got my 80GB replaced, and I've been using it for the last couple of days. I'm glad to report that the problems I found with the previous one, hasn't so far surfaced.

No menu lag, nor skip lag;...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Dec 8, 2006 at 11:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have to say I'm really disappointed with my... 1,921 Views / 23 Replies  
I have to say I'm really disappointed with my 5.5G iPod with Video 80GB.

I'd noticed pretty early that there was lag with the controls. I also noticed that in video mode the iPod crashed often;...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Dec 4, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: Yep! 1,075,785 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Yep!
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Dec 3, 2006 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hey! Thanks for your comments halogen8! ... 1,075,785 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hey! Thanks for your comments halogen8!

It looks easier than it was to set up. It took me a while to size the wallpapers to fit the iPods and phone exactly. Then, when the size was right, I...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Dec 3, 2006 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't seen any in stores in Hong Kong yet. ... 7,716 Views / 87 Replies  
I haven't seen any in stores in Hong Kong yet. Any available at Apple stores anywhere?

Apple said it should be in stores as of Friday 3rd. I'm in Hong Kong. Which means we're just across the...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Nov 3, 2006 at 01:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: It's an Icybox IB-360U-BL silver, with blue LED... 1,075,785 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It's an Icybox IB-360U-BL silver, with blue LED external HDD case.

I don't think my photo does it justice really, as it is quite well designed. The front has a holey grille (Batman!), reminiscent...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Oct 9, 2006 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey n8236, thanks for the review, and everyone... 787 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey n8236, thanks for the review, and everyone else for your comments.

I've been thinking about getting either the MX or VX, having read reviews on them online. But none of the reviews actually...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 17, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey, welcome aboard! I remember when I got... 2,002 Views / 43 Replies  
Hey, welcome aboard!

I remember when I got my Powerbook G4 - how excited I was about finding out about OS X features. My only regret was why I hadn't made the switch sooner!

Enjoy your MBP!
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 16, 2006 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hi ndptal, it's a Logitech Cordless Freedom... 1,075,785 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hi ndptal, it's a Logitech Cordless Freedom Keyboard & Optical Mouse. I got it several years ago, when Logitech first started out on wireless keyboards and mice. It's probably an antique now! ...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 16, 2006 at 04:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I thought I'd post my offering. This was taken... 1,075,785 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I thought I'd post my offering. This was taken in October 2005, when I lived in London. I've since moved to Hong Kong, and so my current set up is a little different now.

It's not so much a...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 15, 2006 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think in the absence of a manufactured dummy... 812 Views / 7 Replies  
I think in the absence of a manufactured dummy battery, this is the next best idea. Of course, you have to be aware of the certain risks involved, and if you think it's not worth it, then don't do...
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 15, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah ok. We don't have Zellers in Hong Kong. ... 453,702 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Ah ok. We don't have Zellers in Hong Kong.

It seems a shame to sell it. I'd buy it from you if you lived nearby! But how about a set of metal drawers to match it?
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 11, 2006 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Very cool set up! I love your desk too. ... 453,702 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Very cool set up!

I love your desk too. Where did you get it from?
Posted by Crouching Donkey, on Sep 10, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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