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I wont call myself an extensive user of... 729 Views / 14 Replies  
I wont call myself an extensive user of Photoshop. Generally, I would take pictures from my Nikon D40X, import them in Photoshop (about 3.5-4MB per picture), do some color correction,...
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 16, 2008 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok- So I've went ahead and bought the Air as I... 729 Views / 14 Replies  
Ok- So I've went ahead and bought the Air as I got a good deal on it. Its not the SSD version but the 80GB. I'll use it for a week before deciding to sell this or my MBP off.

So far, I'm leaning...
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 9, 2008 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Again for the responses- I did play... 729 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks Again for the responses-

I did play with a friend's Air but found that quite sluggish. It was the Hard Disk based one.
Does anybody have any experience with the SSD version? I'm reading...
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 7, 2008 at 06:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for your comments- The reason I was... 729 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for your comments-

The reason I was debating about the Air was that I got an EeePC 901 last week and love its portability. I find myself using the Eee more than my MBP purely because of the...
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 6, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Worth Selling my Pro for an Air? 729 Views / 14 Replies  
I have used the Air and found it a bit slow but that was with the Hard Drive version and it was slow launching apps or stuff that was hard-drive intensive. With the price cut is SSD, I started...
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 6, 2008 at 06:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Besides the fact that its based on the latest... 2,569 Views / 5 Replies  
Besides the fact that its based on the latest version of Wine, I dont really know if I can disclose any information. CPU utilization while Outlook 2007 was running was about 2-4% for wine as per...
Posted by Abbas, on May 24, 2008 at 05:03 PM, in Applications
Found the perfect MAPI Client 2,569 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been using the Exchange Server along with a Blackberry and have always wanted an equivalent of Outlook on the Mac.

Today I found it- Outlook 2007 running on Codeweaver's upcoming CrossOver...
Posted by Abbas, on May 24, 2008 at 12:23 PM, in Applications
I have a MBP witg 4GB RAM and its pretty damn... 2,652 Views / 63 Replies  
I have a MBP witg 4GB RAM and its pretty damn dast. I borrowed the Air from a friend for a couple of days to get a feel for it and yes, there were times when I felt the system was stalled. More than...
Posted by Abbas, on Apr 20, 2008 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks- looked at mint but that very much for... 341 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks- looked at mint but that very much for personal use than company use.
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 6, 2008 at 04:37 PM, in Applications
Online Accounting 341 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there any small business hosted accounting application that anyone is aware of? want to switch from doing everything on my computer to having online access.
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 6, 2008 at 07:24 AM, in Applications
Tried this but couldnt get it to sync. The... 470 Views / 4 Replies  
Tried this but couldnt get it to sync. The Exchange Server is not on the internal network which I think is causing the issue. I wish OWA had an export feature.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Dec 14, 2007 at 01:24 AM, in Applications
How can I get contacts from my Exchange Server to Mac Address Book 470 Views / 4 Replies  
IF I dont have Office for Mac, how can I get the contacts from my exchange server to my Mac's address book? I'm using Exchange 2007 and have OWA.
Posted by Abbas, on Dec 13, 2007 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
Suddenly my Vista Bootcamp drive isnt appearing in Startup Disk 2,339 Views / 3 Replies  
As the title says, today I wanted to bootcamp into Vista to play a game and I'm not getting that drive to chose as the startup disk anymore. The drive is there, on my desktop and I can double click...
Posted by Abbas, on Nov 22, 2007 at 01:46 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for the responses- So Leopard Boot CD... 428 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the responses-

So Leopard Boot CD will recognize the TM drive and give me an option to use that? Or do I have to look somewhere in the installer.
Posted by Abbas, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Recovering the drive using Time Machine? 428 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm upgrading my 200GB Hard drive to 400GB and was wondering if Leopard's time machine can be used to recover the drive? Or should I looking at something else like CCC?
Posted by Abbas, on Nov 20, 2007 at 02:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Two more questions regarding the above- Can... 354 Views / 6 Replies  
Two more questions regarding the above-

Can the "Users"folder reside on a seperarate partition that is FAT32 formatted? If this is easily possible then I can point to those same directories in...
Posted by Abbas, on Oct 8, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Vista is installed on the 3rd drive- so three... 354 Views / 6 Replies  
Vista is installed on the 3rd drive- so three drives in total. One for Mac, one for Vista (NTFS) and finally one for sharing data between the two.

Thanks for all the replies

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Oct 7, 2007 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Can files kept on FAT partition be indexed by Spotlight? 354 Views / 6 Replies  
I like PC games which requires quite a bit of my time inside Windows using Bootcamp. Thus, I use Vista frequently as well and being on an Exchange server allows me to synchronize email and contacts...
Posted by Abbas, on Oct 7, 2007 at 12:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I think what he's asking is if Save Games would... 277 Views / 4 Replies  
I think what he's asking is if Save Games would work between the two platforms. I have no idea if they will but is certainly worth a try.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Aug 24, 2007 at 08:50 AM, in Gaming
Making MCE talk to FrontRow 187 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Vista Media Center running at home with over a thousand video files and songs. I've enabled Media sharing on Vista so that any MCE compatible A/V device automatically picks up the...
Posted by Abbas, on Aug 6, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in Applications
I'm not much of a Mac Guru- I simply moved the... 597 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not much of a Mac Guru- I simply moved the file to trash can and restarted the Mac. Volia- now I have over 70GB free!

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 20, 2007 at 04:32 AM, in Mac OS X
COnsole.log over 55GB in size 597 Views / 3 Replies  
I got a warning from OS X today that my 150GB Raptor drive (which is my boot drive) is full which I found a bit weird. Upon checking different files and folders, the console.log file located in...
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 20, 2007 at 03:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Santa Rosa is a "platform" which needs three... 410 Views / 8 Replies  
Santa Rosa is a "platform" which needs three things- Intel chipset (called Crestline), Intel graphics and Intel WiFi. The MBP only uses one out of those three components- the chpiset. So its not...
Posted by Abbas, on Jul 15, 2007 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Got mine a couple of days back and it rocks.... 8,995 Views / 148 Replies  
Got mine a couple of days back and it rocks. Luckily no dithering on the coffee cup picture for me. I'vve put together a mini-review with some benchmarks comparing to the older models:

t-break -...
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 18, 2007 at 10:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When you run through the OS-X installation/setup,... 316 Views / 4 Replies  
When you run through the OS-X installation/setup, it asks you if you want to transfer data from another Mac. Say yes and have a Firewire cable ready.
:)

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 17, 2007 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can install another 7300GT but you cant run... 450 Views / 13 Replies  
You can install another 7300GT but you cant run it in SLI mode to increase performance. As slpdload stated, you can only use it to power multiple displays.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 17, 2007 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
How hard is it to change the HD on the MBP? I... 303 Views / 10 Replies  
How hard is it to change the HD on the MBP? I know its quite easy on the MacBook, but I think the Pro requires some significant surgery, right?

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 16, 2007 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes- SLI, which is the term nVidia uses for... 450 Views / 13 Replies  
Yes- SLI, which is the term nVidia uses for connecting multiple GPUs for better performance, is NOT supported on Intel chipset motherboards which Apple uses. SLI only works on nVidia chipset...
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 16, 2007 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Totally agree that there are risks associated... 216 Views / 2 Replies  
Totally agree that there are risks associated with it and I will have a nightly backup scheduled to an external firewire drive. Now before I start, what is a good application that can make the...
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 10, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Creating a RAID0 216 Views / 2 Replies  
I bought my Mac Pro with a 150GB Raptor and have now gotten one more of these drives. I want to set them up in RAID0 and was wondering if this could be done without repartitioning/reinstalling the OS?
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 10, 2007 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
So do the new MBP use the Intel WiFi chips that... 694 Views / 4 Replies  
So do the new MBP use the Intel WiFi chips that are part of the centrino package or the ones they've been using from before?
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 7, 2007 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can someone comment on the heat issues on the new... 8,995 Views / 148 Replies  
Can someone comment on the heat issues on the new models? Do they run as hot as the older ones?
Posted by Abbas, on Jun 6, 2007 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Emptry Trash for Removable Media Only 305 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a card reader and use it all the time to copy pictures from my digital camera to my Mac. After the pictures are copied to the Mac, I want them deleted from the memory card to free up storage,...
Posted by Abbas, on Mar 27, 2007 at 05:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks- tried that but still no luck. ... 1,020 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks- tried that but still no luck.

Normally, if the battery is dead, I can press that small button on the battery and I get a flashing light on the first circle. I'm not even getting that now....
Posted by Abbas, on Mar 27, 2007 at 05:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Forgive my ignorance, but how do I "Zap the PRAM"... 1,020 Views / 5 Replies  
Forgive my ignorance, but how do I "Zap the PRAM"

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Mar 27, 2007 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP- No Batteries Available 1,020 Views / 5 Replies  
Help!

I used my MBP in the morning and as usual, the battery warning came up and the notebook shut down after some time. I've had this happen a lot of time which is fine. So I returned to the...
Posted by Abbas, on Mar 26, 2007 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hope Microsoft releases a Universal version... 741 Views / 4 Replies  
I hope Microsoft releases a Universal version with the new Universal Office.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Mar 23, 2007 at 04:21 PM, in Applications
Thank you very much- will check it out. -a 310 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you very much- will check it out.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Mar 22, 2007 at 07:09 AM, in Applications
Creating a Movie of Desktop Usage 310 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a (possibly freeware) app that allows me to record my desktop usage and convert it into a movie to email someone? There is a particular problem I'm facing and the manufacturer of the product...
Posted by Abbas, on Mar 22, 2007 at 06:05 AM, in Applications
Wow- that application certainly sounds... 502 Views / 6 Replies  
Wow- that application certainly sounds interesting.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 28, 2007 at 03:07 PM, in Mac OS X
The Control Panel offers the ability to customize... 502 Views / 6 Replies  
The Control Panel offers the ability to customize other buttons but not the media playback buttons.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 27, 2007 at 12:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Media keys on a keyboard 502 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the Logitech S530 keyboard/Mouse combo and I've been using their products for a very long time with Windows. Almost all the keyboards I've used on Windows previously have had media keys for...
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 26, 2007 at 11:32 AM, in Mac OS X
As someone pointed out, the faster FSB of Xeon... 9,843 Views / 23 Replies  
As someone pointed out, the faster FSB of Xeon should make the Xeon faster, however, higher latency memory modules even things out. The reason you would want a Xeon over a Core 2 is to support SMP...
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 26, 2007 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
If Apple is already planning on these for their... 3,072 Views / 31 Replies  
If Apple is already planning on these for their "new" Mac Pro, then the technology exists and I dont see why AMD wouldnt like to profit from. Its kinda like when the x1900 was released in a Mac Pro,...
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 15, 2007 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm sure there will be an upgrade version for the... 3,072 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm sure there will be an upgrade version for the X2800 for us current Mac Pro owners. AMD is releasing one for PC's that utilize a 16x PCI-E slot and I dont see why there wont be a Mac version.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Feb 15, 2007 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does anybody know if the Mac Pro can operate fine... 3,534 Views / 43 Replies  
Does anybody know if the Mac Pro can operate fine with one CPU? I have my dual 2.66 machine but probably wont be able to afford TWO quad core CPUs together. Would it be possible for me to but just...
Posted by Abbas, on Jan 29, 2007 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Just wondering- if you have two optical drives on... 610 Views / 6 Replies  
Just wondering- if you have two optical drives on the Mac Pro and you hit the eject key on the keyboard, do both the drives trays slide out?

What if there is no media inside either one and you...
Posted by Abbas, on Jan 26, 2007 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Tried googling for it but couldnt find anything.... 564 Views / 5 Replies  
Tried googling for it but couldnt find anything. Oh well- maybe thats one for the Leopard.

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Jan 20, 2007 at 11:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks! I noticed one of the option under... 564 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks!

I noticed one of the option under that in the Sidebar was "Computer" which made my Mac Pro appear in the sidebar and clicking it revealed all the drives and network shares. Is there any...
Posted by Abbas, on Jan 19, 2007 at 03:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Hide Drive & Network Icons 564 Views / 5 Replies  
I have four hard drives and about eight network shares and I'm the kind of guy that likes a clean desktop. Is there any way to hide certain drive/network icons from desktop?

-a
Posted by Abbas, on Jan 19, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in Mac OS X
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