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Anyone know the real differences between each... 710 Views / 8 Replies  
Anyone know the real differences between each Apple device? Before, I just set everything for AppleTV and it looked good on all devices including the iOS devices. Is there still a 'set it and...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:13 AM, in Applications
For me, some apps are showing as installed and... 977 Views / 45 Replies  
For me, some apps are showing as installed and others are not showing as installed. Is anyone else having this problem? I think all the Apple apps are fine. But only some 3rd party ones are...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:03 AM, in Applications
I wonder if this annoying fan thing on my... 686 Views / 9 Replies  
I wonder if this annoying fan thing on my computer could warrant an applecare repair... It just bothers me with fans on in computers that make sounds. I had that in my old G5 Tower so after some 4...
Posted by MikeD, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ooooh I saw a 256GB SSD too but still, the... 7,790 Views / 206 Replies  
Ooooh I saw a 256GB SSD too but still, the processor is probably too slow. I'd have to bring a bunch of stuff I use/do at work and keep open at the same time to the apple store to try it out...
Posted by MikeD, on Oct 20, 2010 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So is your MBP virtually silent? I took a quick... 686 Views / 9 Replies  
So is your MBP virtually silent? I took a quick little recording with the iphone voice recorder and it sounds a lot louder in this file than it does (probably since the mic of the phone was by the...
Posted by MikeD, on Oct 20, 2010 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are the new i7 MBPs noisy? (fans) 686 Views / 9 Replies  
I have an original 2.8ghz C2D MBP (5,1) and I hear the fan all the time. It's not BLARING but I do hear it and it's definitely not silent. iStat widget is saying my fans are running at about 2000...
Posted by MikeD, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You would think that Apple would wait to push out... 3,601 Views / 22 Replies  
You would think that Apple would wait to push out MBAir revisions until this Sandy Bridge chipset came out if it's currently only due for early 2011.
Posted by MikeD, on Oct 19, 2010 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sigh... Here's to hoping that at least one day,... 12,135 Views / 10 Replies  
Sigh... Here's to hoping that at least one day, Apple will optimize the remote app for the iPad so we can easily view items off of keynote and control/ use the laser pointer feature from the iPad.
Posted by MikeD, on Aug 29, 2010 at 04:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So I guess taking the iPad down to the beach in... 809 Views / 26 Replies  
So I guess taking the iPad down to the beach in Aruba will be out of the question for me... Will leave in room I guess... Are kindles and nooks the same way where you can't use them outside...
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 12, 2010 at 07:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd like the desktop version of google reader to... 3,831 Views / 10 Replies  
I'd like the desktop version of google reader to be fully functioning.
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 6, 2010 at 11:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I see just wondering though.. Thought it would... 506 Views / 11 Replies  
I see just wondering though.. Thought it would just ship out with the keyboard and or dock separately as they did in this case. All UPS delivered today was the iPad. If I don't register it, I guess...
Posted by MikeD, on Apr 3, 2010 at 08:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Did anyone get their iPads shipped but not your applecare? 506 Views / 11 Replies  
Obviously for those that ordered Applecare with their iPads.... I ordered an iPad / keyboard / dock etc and the iPad and Keyboard came. The dock is on its way... but no AppleCare to be seen. ...
Posted by MikeD, on Apr 3, 2010 at 07:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
HAHA That is actually hilarious!! Yup, still in... 1,470 Views / 47 Replies  
HAHA That is actually hilarious!! Yup, still in China!
Posted by MikeD, on Apr 2, 2010 at 12:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmm I'm sorta upset... Mine is still in China 1,470 Views / 47 Replies  
Hmm I'm sorta upset... Mine is still in China
Posted by MikeD, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I hope so. Currently, for some lectures, I use a... 12,135 Views / 10 Replies  
I hope so. Currently, for some lectures, I use a lenovo tablet that is wirelessly connected to our epson projector. I have to hardwire connect my MBP for all the other lectures or keynote lectures...
Posted by MikeD, on Mar 13, 2010 at 06:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad for presentations.. VGA question 12,135 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, I see there's a VGA adapter for the iPad. I was wondering if there was something out there that can make this thing wireless. Like a wireless VGA adapter or something. It would be great to...
Posted by MikeD, on Mar 13, 2010 at 05:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What I want to know is if it will be able to... 1,250 Views / 10 Replies  
What I want to know is if it will be able to handle annotations etc!
Posted by MikeD, on Mar 12, 2010 at 02:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I 'think' that as long as it syncs to the same... 1,250 Views / 10 Replies  
I 'think' that as long as it syncs to the same computer, it would have access to the same apps, media etc. But I could be wrong...
Posted by MikeD, on Mar 12, 2010 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Issue where all apps randomly sync (When many should be disabled) 532 Views / 0 Replies  
Randomly, iTunes will start loading all my (unchecked) applications I've collected over the years. Anyone know what is causing this?

Thanks,
Mike
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Actually, it was random. They are switching... 725 Views / 10 Replies  
Actually, it was random. They are switching wireless 'providers' or what-not so they were taking out the access points and supposedly replacing them this past week. So they were in the rooms...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:30 PM, in Networking
Next thing you know they'll confiscate my MacBook... 725 Views / 10 Replies  
Next thing you know they'll confiscate my MacBook because I'm not using PowerPoint on their PCs... So in some places, creating your own network (private) and not connected is not allowed? Does...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:58 AM, in Networking
It wasn't connected to the network at all. Only... 725 Views / 10 Replies  
It wasn't connected to the network at all. Only to my MacBook Pro.
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 7, 2010 at 07:05 AM, in Networking
Can airtunes mess up WIFI networks? IT Dept thinks so. 725 Views / 10 Replies  
I teach at a high school and have setup a private wifi (Closed/password protected) network that only serves to connect my MBP to speakers. This way, I can use a program called Airfoil to transmit...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 7, 2010 at 01:52 AM, in Networking
Anyone noticing that iCal events aren't syncing (Shared Cal) 597 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been syncing for quite awhile by sharing the calendars and subscribing on the 'client' devices. I've noticed that my iPhone won't sync events where as my MacBook Pro can pull those events just...
Posted by MikeD, on Nov 5, 2009 at 09:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyone keeping their old iPhones just for the... 4,104 Views / 39 Replies  
Anyone keeping their old iPhones just for the sake of saying, 'Hey, I have a 1st gen iPhone!!'
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 26, 2009 at 08:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So when wife sim swapping (love that title), do... 17,571 Views / 52 Replies  
So when wife sim swapping (love that title), do you still need to have your wife there with you at the apple store to get her phone or can you just bring her ID and old phone?

Mike
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 19, 2009 at 08:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
But can you still swap sims to the new iPhone... 1,694 Views / 46 Replies  
But can you still swap sims to the new iPhone even though your contract is on a 3G? What about 1st gen iPhone to 3g? Or in that case, you would need to go to AT&T since the rate plans are different?
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 10, 2009 at 12:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
now, I'm assuming that the rate plans are the... 1,694 Views / 46 Replies  
now, I'm assuming that the rate plans are the same... If I got an iPhone 3gs, could I just put the sim in it to activate it? My wife's plan is eligible for an upgrade but she can take the 3g as she...
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 9, 2009 at 03:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Now... I wonder if this will still work with... 645 Views / 4 Replies  
Now... I wonder if this will still work with 3.0...
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Now, some people have said 1 year (So 3G owners... 1,694 Views / 46 Replies  
Now, some people have said 1 year (So 3G owners on day one will have to wait until July...) but then I read the 18 month thing. Does anyone know which is it? Also, I fully understand the pricing. ...
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
When I upgraded from the original iPhone to the... 1,694 Views / 46 Replies  
When I upgraded from the original iPhone to the 3G, they didn't have this 'different' pricing for the phone.... So what gives now though?
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 8, 2009 at 07:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Upgrading from iPhone 3G to 3GS 1,694 Views / 46 Replies  
So, I saw on the store that AT&T (Boo) is charging an $18 fee and starting a new 2 year contract. However, is the price still $299 for the 32GB model (Or the $499 listed)? Isn't a new contract...
Posted by MikeD, on Jun 8, 2009 at 03:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't have any pci cards in the dual G5. I... 5,157 Views / 112 Replies  
I don't have any pci cards in the dual G5. I have one extra internal drive that I could put in an external enclosure I guess (That system I believe could only hold 2 drives total. I'm also guessing...
Posted by MikeD, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Would you guys say that if I have a stock dual... 5,157 Views / 112 Replies  
Would you guys say that if I have a stock dual 2.7ghz G5, a new loaded mac mini could replace it and be 'faster'? I'm guessing that I can only sell my 2.7 dual for about the price (if not even less)...
Posted by MikeD, on Mar 10, 2009 at 09:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
If I were to go with a readynas or HP mediasmart... 103,547 Views / 107 Replies  
If I were to go with a readynas or HP mediasmart system, do I need to format the HD's I put in there from within a powermac or when I plug them into the NAS units, I should be able to format the...
Posted by MikeD, on Feb 23, 2009 at 09:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When you have an itunes server on a readynas or... 863 Views / 3 Replies  
When you have an itunes server on a readynas or drobo or the like (what about the mediasmart units by HP btw?), can you edit what goes on the playlists etc and can they also sync music to ipods /...
Posted by MikeD, on Feb 23, 2009 at 07:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It does roll off and sound better... Until it... 689 Views / 7 Replies  
It does roll off and sound better... Until it starts sounding perverted.
Posted by MikeD, on Feb 7, 2009 at 10:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, I hope all goes well. I was about to do... 290 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, I hope all goes well. I was about to do the standard rma but it required all these strict packing requirements. So I figure it would be better to have me ship their drive back with their...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 22, 2009 at 09:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone have to use Western Digitals Online replacement warranty service? 290 Views / 4 Replies  
I just had a 500gb fail on me just a couple of months before the 3 year warranty was up. Has anyone had any issues with their warranty rma service? I chose to do the advance RMA where they send me...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 22, 2009 at 05:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Also, just as another update and as mentioned... 103,547 Views / 107 Replies  
Also, just as another update and as mentioned earlier. There is a 6 bay ReadyNas. It's called the readynas pro pioneer and is about $1300 without drives. Anyone think that this could be a great way...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 22, 2009 at 01:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can't find where the ReadyNas can only support... 103,547 Views / 107 Replies  
I can't find where the ReadyNas can only support up to 1tb? So if a 1.5tb drive comes out, I wouldn't be able to use it? Would you use this primarily for streaming data ie music and movies or for...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 21, 2009 at 11:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. I'll have it running then today. How... 4,133 Views / 137 Replies  
Thanks. I'll have it running then today. How about the 32 vs 64 bit versions? I installed the 32 bit version on my unibody MBP. I heard it can run the 64 bit one but I figured if I only use it...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:04 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for the compilation of features. I think... 6,744 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks for the compilation of features. I think there may also be some TivoToGo features updated since 8/9 as well. But if you don't use that, then there's nothing to worry about (I have a sling...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:02 AM, in Applications
Good to know! Either way, it worked and... 4,133 Views / 137 Replies  
Good to know! Either way, it worked and installed in bootcamp! Let's hope it also runs okay in Parallels (trying to install now). It gave me the message that boot camp doesn't support windows 7...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 13, 2009 at 07:43 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
For some reason when opening it up in parallels,... 4,133 Views / 137 Replies  
For some reason when opening it up in parallels, it says that it doesn't support the version of windows on bootcamp. Even though it knew it was Windows 7 (experimental). Perhaps it's because I...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 13, 2009 at 02:41 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How do you set the speed? I just clicked burn... 4,133 Views / 137 Replies  
How do you set the speed? I just clicked burn and it just started ASAP!!!
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 13, 2009 at 08:39 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
How do you guys feel about the performance under... 4,133 Views / 137 Replies  
How do you guys feel about the performance under Parallels?
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 13, 2009 at 08:31 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
So are a lot of the problems from people trying... 4,133 Views / 137 Replies  
So are a lot of the problems from people trying to install in BootCamp? How has the 32bit edition been?

I'm assuming the bootcamp drivers are only available via bootcamp assistant and there...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 13, 2009 at 07:15 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
With bootcamp, can you have your old XP version... 4,133 Views / 137 Replies  
With bootcamp, can you have your old XP version and then another partition for Windows 7? Or would you guys just make your one BOOTCAMP drive be your Win 7? I'd be 'upgrading' to Win 7 from XP so...
Posted by MikeD, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:43 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
1st gen macbook - will apple care still replace the top? 383 Views / 4 Replies  
We have one of the 1st gen macbooks with the white tops that stained rather easily but never got it swapped out due to the business of work. If we transfer our items to a new macbook (upgrade) and...
Posted by MikeD, on Dec 21, 2008 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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