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I'm pretty sure Apple can't terminate its 5 year... 4,076 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm pretty sure Apple can't terminate its 5 year exclusive deals in the US, UK, France and Germany just because it has changed its mind about the optimum business model.
Posted by Krypton, on May 6, 2008 at 02:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sadly I did not ;) The whole thing was... 906 Views / 33 Replies  
Sadly I did not ;)

The whole thing was frankly bizarre; those running with the torch looked apprehensive and anxious.
Posted by Krypton, on Apr 7, 2008 at 12:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I tuned into BBC News 24 on Sunday morning to see... 906 Views / 33 Replies  
I tuned into BBC News 24 on Sunday morning to see the fluorescent yellow policemen thumping some protesters who tried to get aboard the Olympic bus.
Posted by Krypton, on Apr 7, 2008 at 05:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If they don't license it, then a fairly large... 829 Views / 4 Replies  
If they don't license it, then a fairly large number of accessories will cease to exist; I would have thought companies like Griffin would have something to say about this.
Posted by Krypton, on Mar 21, 2008 at 05:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Touch AV cable 829 Views / 4 Replies  
With the latest wave of iPods, Apple mandated the use of a special chip for accessories that allow video out through the Dock connector.

Is there any particular reason why no third parties appear...
Posted by Krypton, on Mar 20, 2008 at 06:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Although not all the content is available. ... 770 Views / 11 Replies  
Although not all the content is available. Watching full screen flash also has all the same problems as watching in Parallels; namely the screen saver cutting in etc.
Posted by Krypton, on Dec 13, 2007 at 05:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
zero 1,118 Views / 10 Replies  
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Posted by Krypton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 04:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It now respects CSS styles for form buttons and... 5,017 Views / 268 Replies  
It now respects CSS styles for form buttons and menus; see the pop-up menu at the bottom of Apple.com.

Try dragging a tab outside the main window, it's awesome! :D
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 11, 2007 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
It now respects CSS styles for form buttons and... 5,017 Views / 268 Replies  
It now respects CSS styles for form buttons and menus; see the pop-up menu at the bottom of Apple.com.
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 11, 2007 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
Very true, it's a real shame Psion had to pull... 1,859 Views / 70 Replies  
Very true, it's a real shame Psion had to pull out of the mobile computing space, but then they never really followed up the series 5 with a worthy replacement.
Posted by Krypton, on May 30, 2007 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Name this tune (please) 369 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello all,
If someone could name this (http://www.graham.curtis.dsl.pipex.com/theapprentice.m4a) tune it would make me very happy ;)

It's an audio snippet I recorded from The Apprentice (BBC...
Posted by Krypton, on May 1, 2007 at 05:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does anyone know if Parallels still works with... 3,139 Views / 35 Replies  
Does anyone know if Parallels still works with this update?
Posted by Krypton, on Mar 28, 2007 at 05:10 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
iSync now recognises my k610i, which is great... 23,154 Views / 244 Replies  
iSync now recognises my k610i, which is great considering I only got it today! :D
Posted by Krypton, on Mar 13, 2007 at 06:19 PM, in macOS
It had access to the whole iTunes Library through... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
It had access to the whole iTunes Library through it's menu bar icon, and some special iChat stuff. Oh, and a professional icon :D

Wincent seems to keep on tweaking the low level stuff without...
Posted by Krypton, on Mar 9, 2007 at 03:29 PM, in Applications
I've been holding out for Synergy advance for the... 574 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been holding out for Synergy advance for the last 2 years I think... registered user of the standard version.
Posted by Krypton, on Mar 8, 2007 at 01:35 PM, in Applications
iTunes 7.1, QuickTime 7.1.5 2,318 Views / 51 Replies  
Available via Software Update.

iTunes 7.1 has a new full screen CoverFlow option, and full support for the Apple TV (which one might assume will be available starting tomorrow).
Posted by Krypton, on Mar 5, 2007 at 04:36 PM, in Applications
They will give you a new trial key, but I don't... 6,401 Views / 5 Replies  
They will give you a new trial key, but I don't think you can enter it as the program knows that it's expired and expects you to buy a copy.

I was curious about this, because I would like to...
Posted by Krypton, on Dec 4, 2006 at 01:28 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
FS: Mac mini G4 1.25 (UK) 320 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an Apple Mac mini for sale, with the following specs:

1.25Ghz G4 processor
512Mb RAM
40Gb hard disk
DVD/CD-RW combo drive
Power brick + DVI-VGA dongle
Original box, manuals,...
Posted by Krypton, on Oct 20, 2006 at 02:28 PM, in Marketplace
You would be a hypocrite to question the value of... 3,610 Views / 121 Replies  
You would be a hypocrite to question the value of other people's posts.

Unfortunately I don't think any of you 'get' Mr Smith.... sigh (glad to see you back!)
Posted by Krypton, on Oct 11, 2006 at 04:00 PM, in Feedback
FS: iPod mini 4Gb green (UK) 307 Views / 0 Replies  
I have the following iPod for sale:

• iPod mini 4Gb green (1st generation)
• 8 hr battery - the original spec, but expect this to be less as it is two years old now.
• 1 x Firewire cable
• 1 x...
Posted by Krypton, on Oct 2, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in Marketplace
xTorrent 2,741 Views / 18 Replies  
David Watanabe reveals a dedicated torrent client, complete with beautifully simple GUI (as expected), improving upon the latest incarnation of Acquisition. Site (http://www.xtorrentp2p.com/).

My...
Posted by Krypton, on Sep 17, 2006 at 05:47 PM, in Applications
Maybe it is less of a deal to US residents, but... 7,126 Views / 13 Replies  
Maybe it is less of a deal to US residents, but here in the UK the (higher) education discount was something like 20% - not an insignificant amount of money on certain models.

Having said that,...
Posted by Krypton, on Sep 16, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes :p [Where are these other threads?] 7,126 Views / 13 Replies  
Yes :p

[Where are these other threads?]
Posted by Krypton, on Sep 14, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The form only works with the old models of iPod;... 441 Views / 2 Replies  
The form only works with the old models of iPod; it also expired on the 12th.
Posted by Krypton, on Sep 14, 2006 at 03:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bye bye iPod student discount 7,126 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple has stopped giving student discount on iPods in the online education store; although the shuffle has never had a discount.

Slightly sucky, but I imagine other retailers might honour it (such...
Posted by Krypton, on Sep 14, 2006 at 03:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's more shiny and blue, looks very out of place... 10,684 Views / 253 Replies  
It's more shiny and blue, looks very out of place in my dock.
Posted by Krypton, on Sep 12, 2006 at 04:27 PM, in Applications
Very good :thumbsup: : App speed iPod... 10,684 Views / 253 Replies  
Very good :thumbsup: :

App speed
iPod connection interface
Gapless playback (at last!)


Bad :thumbsdow :

The Interface graphics
Posted by Krypton, on Sep 12, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in Applications
Firefox 2.0b2 (ick!) 3,079 Views / 25 Replies  
If anyone else is about to download FF2.0b2 I must warn you that it has a pretty ugly, washed out looking theme; I'm thinking this can't possibly be the work of the same guy that has produced the...
Posted by Krypton, on Aug 31, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in Applications
ProEngineer/SolidWorks 1,007 Views / 0 Replies  
I'd like to hear any experiences about running the latter on Apple's new Intel hardware either using Bootcamp or Parallels. :)
Posted by Krypton, on Aug 20, 2006 at 01:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Formula 1 is just a good excuse for a nap on a... 570 Views / 5 Replies  
Formula 1 is just a good excuse for a nap on a Sunday afternoon, Moto GP is where it's at ;) :D
Posted by Krypton, on Jul 1, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
England are poo :( 16,949 Views / 510 Replies  
England are poo :(
Posted by Krypton, on Jul 1, 2006 at 02:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not necessarily. For the B&W G3s, there was... 1,983 Views / 17 Replies  
Not necessarily.

For the B&W G3s, there was a rev.A and rev.B, although you could only find out by looking at a serial number on the logic board.

More recently, the cooling system has changed...
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 26, 2006 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am a Stone user, and have contributed to parts... 495 Views / 5 Replies  
I am a Stone user, and have contributed to parts of the apps (in terms of icons, artwork etc).

The Stone apps do well for value for money, and Andrew (Stone) is usually very responsive if you have...
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 26, 2006 at 12:50 PM, in Applications
True, I guess transitioning to Mac hardware won't... 597 Views / 2 Replies  
True, I guess transitioning to Mac hardware won't be done on a whim.

However, maybe this will catch the attention of PTC et al (who already have one useless CAD app out on the Mac).
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 22, 2006 at 05:42 PM, in Applications
A professional 3D CAD app for OS X (UGS NX) 597 Views / 2 Replies  
One of the areas of software the Mac has always been lacking in is high end 3D engineering CAD apps. Well, today appears to be the start of the reversal of that: UGS has announced...
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 22, 2006 at 02:46 AM, in Applications
That much is true; however, the point still... 1,392 Views / 29 Replies  
That much is true; however, the point still stands that Apple has had plenty of time to think about how they are going to resolve this.

However, we are still commenting on a snippet of an...
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 19, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That is not the case; lead happens to be one of... 1,392 Views / 29 Replies  
That is not the case; lead happens to be one of many substances that are being phased out of mass production. Others include mercury, cadium, chromium, PBB and PBDE (the latter are flame...
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 19, 2006 at 11:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree; the manufacturing modifications are not... 1,392 Views / 29 Replies  
I agree; the manufacturing modifications are not major at all.

However, why announce the discontinuation of existing products if making them WEEE and RoHS compliant is relatively trivial? It has...
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 19, 2006 at 09:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Man pierces Li-Ion battery with a knife, battery... 1,127 Views / 21 Replies  
Man pierces Li-Ion battery with a knife, battery explodes.

Unexpected? :err:
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 19, 2006 at 08:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's fairly amazing that Apple had no contingency... 1,392 Views / 29 Replies  
It's fairly amazing that Apple had no contingency plan for European legislation that has been at least 3 years in the making.
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 19, 2006 at 08:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It will be fully supported in the next beta ;) 10,133 Views / 455 Replies  
It will be fully supported in the next beta ;)
Posted by Krypton, on Jun 5, 2006 at 04:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
True, but you are paying extra for the... 606 Views / 5 Replies  
True, but you are paying extra for the compactness, same as with a nano.
Posted by Krypton, on May 28, 2006 at 05:52 AM, in Marketplace
: somedayiwillruleyouall: ^ Select to show... 1,241 Views / 23 Replies  
: somedayiwillruleyouall:

^ Select to show translation.
Posted by Krypton, on May 21, 2006 at 09:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that answered all my queries and then some... 956 Views / 25 Replies  
Well, that answered all my queries and then some :D
Posted by Krypton, on May 18, 2006 at 04:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
... 7,266 Views / 38 Replies  
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Posted by Krypton, on May 15, 2006 at 07:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iPods don't wear pants. 565 Views / 3 Replies  
iPods don't wear pants.
Posted by Krypton, on May 15, 2006 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Presumably that is how they speeded it up in... 375 Views / 2 Replies  
Presumably that is how they speeded it up in version 8? Just seems a bit poo to me.

Oddly this doesn't happen in Firefox, but I imagine that will change when they implement all that Cairo stuff.
Posted by Krypton, on May 13, 2006 at 09:47 AM, in Applications
Jumpy (not slow) Flash in Safari 375 Views / 2 Replies  
This has bothered me for a while, but I've not had time to insvestigate; when I scroll a page containing Flash in Safari, the Flash content is not in sync with the rest of the page and seems to lag...
Posted by Krypton, on May 13, 2006 at 05:39 AM, in Applications
I think you ought to all go and throw eggs at him... 1,850 Views / 58 Replies  
I think you ought to all go and throw eggs at him as the British did when he was in a box by the Thames in London ;)
Posted by Krypton, on May 8, 2006 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can dual boot RockBox and Apple's firmware,... 915 Views / 7 Replies  
You can dual boot RockBox and Apple's firmware, so you should be able to sync with iTunes and use RockBox for playback.
Posted by Krypton, on May 5, 2006 at 05:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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