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Great stuff guys. One more question: That puts... 4,108 Views / 11 Replies  
Great stuff guys. One more question: That puts the Europe situation in perspective, but how about Japan?
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
EarPods With iPod Touch 4th gen 260 Views / 1 Replies  
So, if I bought a set of the EarPods that come with the inline mic from the Apple Store, could I use them with my almost two-year-old iPod Touch 4th generation? Could I use the mic to make Skype...
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 23, 2012 at 01:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK... so, specifically, how about the Sprint... 4,108 Views / 11 Replies  
OK... so, specifically, how about the Sprint version? I'm a Sprint customer, so getting that one would be a good option for me. So we're sure it has a SIM card... is the SIM slot unlocked? Could it...
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 21, 2012 at 06:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So do the Sprint/Verizon iPad minis actually have... 4,108 Views / 11 Replies  
So do the Sprint/Verizon iPad minis actually have a SIM slot at all? I'd assume so from what you said, but I want to be sure.
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 20, 2012 at 07:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Best iPad Mini For International 3G? AT&T? Sprint? Verizon? 4,108 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey all;

I know that a lot of people have said that the Verizon iPad 3 was the best for international travel or working with other carriers because of its unlocked SIM slot. But how about the iPad...
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 19, 2012 at 06:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://forum-images.macnn.com/import/image_6729.jp... 421 Views / 12 Replies  
http://forum-images.macnn.com/import/image_6729.jpg

.Dat File...
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 18, 2012 at 01:21 AM, in Mac OS X
For the repurposed optical drive, I suggest this... 1,082 Views / 34 Replies  
For the repurposed optical drive, I suggest this enclosure:
http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/VLSS9TOPTU2O/

I have it. Stylish, works great. Not the cheapest, but probably the best.
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
FS: 8GB DDR3 1333 PC3-10666 Kingston RAM (For 2011 MBP/MBA) 161 Views / 1 Replies  
2 x 4GB RAM modules: lightly used, tested and working.

Asking $20 shipped in the US, $25 shipped international.

Email narutakikun at gmail dot com if you're interested.

Thanks!
Posted by Nergol, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:11 AM, in Marketplace
On sale today at Dealnews: ... 1,082 Views / 34 Replies  
On sale today at Dealnews:
http://dealnews.com/Samsung-128-GB-SATA-6-Gbps-Internal-SSD-for-70-free-shipping/629346.html
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 30, 2012 at 02:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So it looks like Folding@home... has folded. 557 Views / 5 Replies  
So it looks like Folding@home... has folded.
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 22, 2012 at 08:02 PM, in Team MacNN
This may be an unpopular opinion, but... For... 1,082 Views / 34 Replies  
This may be an unpopular opinion, but...

For most people - meaning, roughly, unless you're doing media editing or you're a hardcore gamer - CPU speed hasn't really been a problem for a while. In...
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 22, 2012 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a self-customized 2011 MBP with a 120GB... 509 Views / 20 Replies  
I have a self-customized 2011 MBP with a 120GB SSD (a Kingston HyperX) as the main boot drive and a 1TB hard drive in an OWC Data Doubler sitting in the optical drive slot. I moved my iTunes and...
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 22, 2012 at 07:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I kinda like the Asian-themed ones from Luna... 839 Views / 9 Replies  
I kinda like the Asian-themed ones from Luna Commerce:
http://www.lunacommerce.com/240-high-tech-ceramic-back-cover
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 22, 2012 at 04:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Down again as of October 4th at 11PM. 1,944 Views / 47 Replies  
Down again as of October 4th at 11PM.
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 4, 2012 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have one of these I'm not using. It's yours for... 1,777 Views / 10 Replies  
I have one of these I'm not using. It's yours for the asking if you want it:
http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=416

Email me at catchmeifyouspam at yahoo...
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 2, 2012 at 10:00 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Report: Lightning Cable Has Authentication Chip 324 Views / 2 Replies  
This may make cheap third-party cables difficult or expensive to produce:
http://appleinsider.com/articles/12/09/21/authentication_chips_discovered_in_teardown_of_apples_new_lightning_connector
Posted by Nergol, on Oct 2, 2012 at 09:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't think the new one has GPS. 699 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't think the new one has GPS.
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 29, 2012 at 08:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://forum-images.macnn.com/import/image_5859.jp... 1,019 Views / 15 Replies  
http://forum-images.macnn.com/import/image_5859.jpg
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 29, 2012 at 08:12 PM, in Tech News
Build your own. Look on Dealnews for a drive... 511 Views / 9 Replies  
Build your own. Look on Dealnews for a drive special, and find an enclosure on Amazon, Newegg, or OWC. It'll be easy, cheaper than buying off the shelf, and you can have exactly what you want.
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 26, 2012 at 11:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Why would I buy an iPhone 4S without a data plan,... 699 Views / 9 Replies  
Why would I buy an iPhone 4S without a data plan, and carry that next to an iPhone 5?

So... five bucks more to buy from a sketchy Craigslist seller, and get an item that may or may not be as...
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 26, 2012 at 09:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd choose the Touch. First, what used 4S?... 699 Views / 9 Replies  
I'd choose the Touch.

First, what used 4S? Of what capacity? From who? Refurbished? Unlocked? Off-contract? With what warranty? Backed by who?

If I need a phone, why get a used iPhone 4S...
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 26, 2012 at 11:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Saw it today. Now that was a pretty damn good... 529 Views / 14 Replies  
Saw it today. Now that was a pretty damn good Judge Dredd movie. And I really dug the Snuff Box shoutout, too.
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 24, 2012 at 03:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is This The Worst Campaign Season Ever? 411 Views / 19 Replies  
Is it just me, or are both sides in this election running just about the worst campaigns I ever remember seeing - listless, lacking any real spark or passion, and filled with inexplicable gaffes and...
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 23, 2012 at 11:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What about an app like TextPlus? That should... 630 Views / 7 Replies  
What about an app like TextPlus? That should work, shouldn't it?
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 23, 2012 at 09:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Connect it to your computer. Click on the iPod's... 244 Views / 3 Replies  
Connect it to your computer. Click on the iPod's name in the left sidebar of iTunes. In the main iTunes window, then click "Restore". This will wipe the iPod clean of everything on it, including all...
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 13, 2012 at 09:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A Touch, I take it? 244 Views / 3 Replies  
A Touch, I take it?
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 12, 2012 at 09:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Cool. Thanks! 8,071 Views / 330 Replies  
Cool. Thanks!
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 9, 2012 at 09:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Installed ML. Nice. One small issue: In... 8,071 Views / 330 Replies  
Installed ML. Nice. One small issue:

In every release of MacOS up till now, there's been a bar at the bottom of every finder window that shows how many items are in the folder you've opened and...
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 9, 2012 at 07:08 PM, in Mac OS X
There's one sure way to keep unlimited data: ... 670 Views / 5 Replies  
There's one sure way to keep unlimited data:

Switch to Sprint.
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 6, 2012 at 12:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh No UDIDn't! Apple, The FBI, and Antisec 211 Views / 1 Replies  
Antisec leaks a million of the 12 million UDIDs they say they got off of an FBI laptop - which means that the FBI has been tracking 12 million iOS users:...
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 4, 2012 at 01:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad 10W Charger/PlugBug And Nexus 7 839 Views / 1 Replies  
I've heard conflicting reports about whether the iPad 10W power adapter and the TwelveSouth PlugBug will charge a Nexus 7 (I know, it's not an iDevice, but the chargers are made for them, so I...
Posted by Nergol, on Sep 1, 2012 at 09:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ytCEuuW2_A 1,666 Views / 53 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ytCEuuW2_A
Posted by Nergol, on Aug 31, 2012 at 09:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPod Mini/Audible Book Issue 327 Views / 0 Replies  
So I recently put my old iPod mini back into service after many years by giving it a new battery and a 32GB CF card in place of the old hard drive. So far, so good, except...

The only issue I'm...
Posted by Nergol, on Aug 25, 2012 at 06:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you can find a good-condition 4th generation... 788 Views / 11 Replies  
If you can find a good-condition 4th generation nano, I'd buy it. I had one for a while (ended up giving it to someone who was going through a rough patch and needed it), and in many ways I think...
Posted by Nergol, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There's been a dramatic drop-off in sales. Sales... 788 Views / 11 Replies  
There's been a dramatic drop-off in sales. Sales of non-Touch iPods are way, WAY down from just a couple of years ago, and continue to decline.

Among the reasons for this are surely market...
Posted by Nergol, on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Will September Be The End For The iPod Classic? 788 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, yeah - I know people have been saying this for the last couple of years. But this time I think it's way more likely. The reason? The new dock connector, which by now has been so strongly...
Posted by Nergol, on Aug 20, 2012 at 03:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, sorry guy, but this is just kind of one of... 398 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, sorry guy, but this is just kind of one of those things that happens. I've had an iPod stolen before, and found lost iPods that didn't have any information on them that I could use to get them...
Posted by Nergol, on Aug 7, 2012 at 07:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjbPi00k_ME ... 1,350 Views / 38 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjbPi00k_ME

Phil Schiller is shocked, shocked at copying in the tech industry!

And so, I'm sure, was Xerox PARC!
Posted by Nergol, on Aug 4, 2012 at 08:33 PM, in Mac News
Sticky: *delete* 6,518 Views / 12 Replies  
*delete*
Posted by Nergol, on Jun 27, 2012 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
NY Times Article On Apple Genius Pay 869 Views / 9 Replies  
Appleā€™s Retail Army, Long on Loyalty but Short on Pay (http://www.cnbc.com/id/47935459)

Doesn't make Apple look very good.
Posted by Nergol, on Jun 24, 2012 at 10:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Err... yeah. I think you'd want more than 1GB. I... 593 Views / 5 Replies  
Err... yeah. I think you'd want more than 1GB. I bought the Western Digital WD10JPVT. It's not the world's fastest drive, but it's reliable and has lots of space.
Posted by Nergol, on Jun 17, 2012 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about the idea of buying a non-retina MBP,... 593 Views / 5 Replies  
How about the idea of buying a non-retina MBP, putting in an SSD, and replacing the optical drive with an OWC Data Doubler with a 1GB drive in it?
Posted by Nergol, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It appears this model replaces the 17" MBP, which... 7,158 Views / 244 Replies  
It appears this model replaces the 17" MBP, which is now gone forever:
Apple Quietly Kills The 17-inch MacBook Pro | TechCrunch (http://techcrunch.com/2012/06/11/apple-kills-the-17-inch-macbook-pro/)
Posted by Nergol, on Jun 11, 2012 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After I put in my data doubler, I had to zap the... 1,501 Views / 6 Replies  
After I put in my data doubler, I had to zap the PRAM before things would work right. You probably should, too.
Posted by Nergol, on May 27, 2012 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Worst Thief Ever Caught By iPhone 1,059 Views / 8 Replies  
After the pictures he took of himself with the iPhone he stole started popping up on the phone's owner's photo stream:
iPhone thief's Disney cruise adventure goes on public display in owner's...
Posted by Nergol, on May 23, 2012 at 10:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Best iPad 2 For International Travel? 885 Views / 2 Replies  
So I've heard that the best iPad 3 to get if you're going to do some overseas traveling and want to use a local SIM card for data is the Verizon version, because it still has a GSM radio, the SIM...
Posted by Nergol, on May 5, 2012 at 02:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Got the screw. Email me your address at... 2,521 Views / 14 Replies  
Got the screw. Email me your address at catchmeifyouspam at yahoo dot com and I'll send it to you.
Posted by Nergol, on May 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My speed test, BTW: ... 1,392 Views / 20 Replies  
My speed test, BTW:

http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/3812/speedtestcc.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/832/speedtestcc.jpg/)

And full SMART attributes:
...
Posted by Nergol, on Apr 29, 2012 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I frequently exchange iMessages with someone who... 5,087 Views / 8 Replies  
I frequently exchange iMessages with someone who uses an iPod Touch. Apple must queue them up somehow, because even if her Touch is off when I send them, she always gets them eventually.
Posted by Nergol, on Apr 29, 2012 at 07:56 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah - I stripped a screw putting my Data Doubler... 2,521 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah - I stripped a screw putting my Data Doubler in, and had to drill it out, just like you did. Pretty nervewracking, isn't it?

I just want to reemphasize here to anyone considering doing any...
Posted by Nergol, on Apr 29, 2012 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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