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Australian firmware might fix it - it's not legal... 2,401 Views / 10 Replies  
Australian firmware might fix it - it's not legal in Australia to region lock hardware so Apply kit is region free.

The argument is that's against free trade - so in violation of competition law
...
Posted by ixus_123, on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I was going to say that midnight on the 17th... 1,768 Views / 35 Replies  
Well I was going to say that midnight on the 17th in the UK is 6PM on the 16th in California (PDT).

So I would have thought that as it's now 2:44AM PDT, the update should be released if the...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 17, 2009 at 05:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hi Kenna, congrats on your new toy :) ... 2,840 Views / 47 Replies  
Hi Kenna,

congrats on your new toy :)

In answer to your question about the palm rest crack being fixed on my mac, it's not fixed because I haven't returned it.

I'm out of warranty a few...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 26, 2008 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
answer inside quote.. 2,840 Views / 47 Replies  
answer inside quote..
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 21, 2008 at 09:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can run all of those on os X 4,068 Views / 36 Replies  
You can run all of those on os X
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 7, 2008 at 11:16 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
APERTURE: replace space with underscore in filenames 340 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello,

I'm using Aperture 1.5.6 to help manage my photos but one thing bothers me that I haven't been able to fix, can anyone help?

Basically, I like to export the pictures to a webserver and...
Posted by ixus_123, on May 25, 2008 at 07:01 AM, in Applications
Poll: I'll upgrade out of necessity. I love my iPhone... 3,744 Views / 79 Replies  
I'll upgrade out of necessity. I love my iPhone but the ariel is rubbish. I can't get service in some parts of my building and not at all outside in the business park where my head office is. ...
Posted by ixus_123, on Apr 4, 2008 at 02:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the reply - that's a good idea I... 963 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the reply - that's a good idea I hadn't thought of.

I tried it and sadly is hasn't fixed the issue.
Posted by ixus_123, on Mar 8, 2008 at 11:25 AM, in Applications
Quicktime flashing videos 963 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello,

I'm using osx 10.4.11 on a macbook core 2Ghz with 2.5GB RAM, 200GB 7,200 rpm disk with everything upto date.

All quicktime related videos flash to the point of being unwatchable.

This...
Posted by ixus_123, on Feb 29, 2008 at 07:26 PM, in Applications
Jaguar (10.2.8) ran well enough on my G3 366Mhz /... 1,131 Views / 13 Replies  
Jaguar (10.2.8) ran well enough on my G3 366Mhz / 320mb RAM iBook.

However, Ubuntu linux ran better on it :-)
That's worth giving a try - it's free so you only have time too loose
Posted by ixus_123, on Feb 24, 2008 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for all the replies guys :-) I... 865 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for all the replies guys :-)

I couldn't find a take apart guide for intel imac anywhere in ifixit - do you have a specific link?

I did find this for the old white intel imacs...
Posted by ixus_123, on Feb 24, 2008 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac Questions 865 Views / 8 Replies  
Hello,

I'm thinking of buying a 24 inch imac and was wondering the collective wisdom here could answer some questions to help me make my decision?

I own 5 computers:
a G3 iBook that was acting...
Posted by ixus_123, on Feb 20, 2008 at 08:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd go with a laptop disk and caddy combo. ... 1,406 Views / 9 Replies  
I'd go with a laptop disk and caddy combo.

While laptop disks are more expensive than 3.5" desktop counterparts, you save on the caddy as these can be powered over USB rather than needing an...
Posted by ixus_123, on Feb 20, 2008 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does anyone have any thoughts as to whether the... 14,174 Views / 93 Replies  
Does anyone have any thoughts as to whether the revisions will handle more RAM?

I could do with more than 4GB but perhaps that eats into the pro market too much
Posted by ixus_123, on Feb 20, 2008 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Try giving it a gentle massage - as silly as it... 899 Views / 20 Replies  
Try giving it a gentle massage - as silly as it sounds, that sometimes fixes stuck / dead pixels
Posted by ixus_123, on Feb 20, 2008 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks guys :) I don't think fan control... 583 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks guys :)

I don't think fan control would really help - the macbook sounded like it was going to take off yesterday.

I was just worried a little about the operating temps. The hard disk...
Posted by ixus_123, on Dec 14, 2007 at 07:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Operating Temps 583 Views / 4 Replies  
I have just downloaded iStat Menus which let's me know how hot the CPU, Hard Disk etc is getting.

I was wondering what sorts of temperatures you guys are seeing particularly with CPU and hard...
Posted by ixus_123, on Dec 13, 2007 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Woo Hoo Thanks for the advice guys :-) ... 72,011 Views / 5 Replies  
Woo Hoo

Thanks for the advice guys :-)

£36 for a 2GB stick of Kingston Value RAM and my macbook feels a lot snappier. It did take an age to boot up I guess the system had to do some memory...
Posted by ixus_123, on Dec 4, 2007 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe even use it to set up some sort of VIOP... 478 Views / 6 Replies  
Maybe even use it to set up some sort of VIOP telephony system.

Try and find a use for it as you'll never get a cash value anywhere near what it's worth now.
Posted by ixus_123, on Nov 22, 2007 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a 366Mhz running Ubuntu Linux & Apache... 478 Views / 6 Replies  
I had a 366Mhz running Ubuntu Linux & Apache running as my webserver from home.

It was perfect for the task - any limitations of the disk speed were wiped out by by slow uplink. That being said,...
Posted by ixus_123, on Nov 22, 2007 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply. I ca only gleam from that... 72,011 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I ca only gleam from that link that it could be either a 2nd or 3rd generation which leaves me none the wiser :(


Surely there must be some reference to this in software?
Posted by ixus_123, on Nov 22, 2007 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How do I Find Out My Macbook Generation? 72,011 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

I'm looking to upgrade my 2Ghz core 2 duo, 1gb RAM macbook with a 7,200/16 cache hard disk and 1x 2GB ram stick to total 2.5GB ram.

The thing is, as I'm sure most of you know, due to a...
Posted by ixus_123, on Nov 22, 2007 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also worth considering the cache on some of these... 682 Views / 8 Replies  
Also worth considering the cache on some of these disks - newer ones are coming with 16mb which is bound to make a difference
Posted by ixus_123, on Nov 22, 2007 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You could try reducing the display colours from... 648 Views / 10 Replies  
You could try reducing the display colours from millions to thousands to speed things up and a less memory hungry browser like Opera perhaps.

Maybe the disk is slow on the clamshell - not to...
Posted by ixus_123, on Nov 22, 2007 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The hard disk is pretty sweet - 7,200rpm and 16mb... 2,270 Views / 23 Replies  
The hard disk is pretty sweet - 7,200rpm and 16mb of cache should be pretty speedy.

The rest isn't worth the effort in my opinion
Posted by ixus_123, on Nov 22, 2007 at 06:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My G3 Clamshell didn't need a fan. It also... 1,815 Views / 32 Replies  
My G3 Clamshell didn't need a fan.

It also made a damn good home web server for 5 years until the Hard disk started to die.
Posted by ixus_123, on Aug 31, 2007 at 04:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Numbers for Runners 345 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello,

I just downloaded & installed the iWork08 Demo. Numbers looks swish but it sadly can't handle the first spreadsheet I threw at it (The David Hays Run Log)

Running Log...
Posted by ixus_123, on Aug 31, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in Applications
oops I wan't paying attention to what forum... 525 Views / 9 Replies  
oops

I wan't paying attention to what forum I was in :)
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 29, 2007 at 01:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What version are you using? The latest version 3... 525 Views / 9 Replies  
What version are you using? The latest version 3 is a beta / testing version
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 29, 2007 at 01:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks - just what I needed :) next seems to... 1,021 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks - just what I needed :)

next seems to seek inside the podcast though rather than going to the next one but I'm just glad it will shuffle. Thanks :)
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 18, 2007 at 04:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
tomtom ssh client mplayer / VLC ... 1,140 Views / 9 Replies  
tomtom

ssh client

mplayer / VLC

use as a bluetooth remote - to control mac / living room PC / TV

bluetooth proximity sensing - so when the phone is out of range, iTunes on the desktop...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 4, 2007 at 10:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Try zapping the pram. 531 Views / 8 Replies  
Try zapping the pram.
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 4, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ooo that's pretty cool. I hadn't heard of... 1,029 Views / 6 Replies  
Ooo that's pretty cool.

I hadn't heard of fetch

I'm off to 'man fetch' ;)

Thanks guys :)
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 4, 2007 at 10:11 AM, in Applications
wget 1,029 Views / 6 Replies  
wget - is there a reason os X got rid of this application? I'm sure I had it in 10.2.

Any thoughts? How do you rate curl - is this the replacement or was it always in os X?
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 3, 2007 at 06:41 PM, in Applications
iPhone shuffle would be great. Just call... 438 Views / 4 Replies  
iPhone shuffle would be great.

Just call some random person in your phonebook, hit next to call another random - woo hoo
Posted by ixus_123, on Jul 2, 2007 at 10:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks JKT - that picture paints a thousand words... 2,946 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks JKT - that picture paints a thousand words and certainly makes Automator look easy :)

As for the server being messed up, I don't understand how that would work? I run Apache server and...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 26, 2007 at 05:06 PM, in Applications
I posted a bug :) I have to say that was... 2,946 Views / 9 Replies  
I posted a bug :)

I have to say that was pretty painless. If only bug reporting was always so easy. (I also use Linux and bug reporting for Gnome et al is mission impossible).

I might try the...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 24, 2007 at 04:32 PM, in Applications
it could be too tall for your macbook though -... 7,074 Views / 5 Replies  
it could be too tall for your macbook though - how many mm do you have to play with? 9mm, 9.5mm etc?
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 24, 2007 at 10:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
D-Link DNS-323 NAS: Low-cost File Sharing -... 782 Views / 21 Replies  
D-Link DNS-323 NAS: Low-cost File Sharing - TechDigs.net (http://techdigs.net/content/view/158/46/)

a link - set up is easy and if you have a wireless router you can access your files wirelessly....
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 24, 2007 at 10:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How about a D-Link 323 GB ethernet NAS (ofcourse... 782 Views / 21 Replies  
How about a D-Link 323 GB ethernet NAS (ofcourse you'll need a GB switch too.

It will take 2 sata hard disks as either JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1. It's not going to be as fast as a disk in a firewire...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 24, 2007 at 10:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bluetooth is pretty cool. Think using a... 2,500 Views / 70 Replies  
Bluetooth is pretty cool.

Think using a headset or if you turn bluetooth on in address book app on your desktop phone calls & SMS messages will appear on screen and can be logged & replied to...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 24, 2007 at 10:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Firefox and Opera can download from this site... 2,946 Views / 9 Replies  
Firefox and Opera can download from this site without appending txt to the files.

Safari shouldn't append anything regardless of whether it recognises the mime type or not. It's extremely...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 24, 2007 at 10:05 AM, in Applications
Safari apending .txt file extensions - how to prevent? 2,946 Views / 9 Replies  
I am downloading files with safari and rather annoyingly, safari insists on adding a .txt extention to each one - even though the files already have an extension.

Even if they didn't it should be...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 24, 2007 at 02:56 AM, in Applications
NAS then you can leave the desktop behind. ... 577 Views / 11 Replies  
NAS

then you can leave the desktop behind. The D-link 323 is swish
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 21, 2007 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
10.2.8 was pretty damn stable for me - I used it... 826 Views / 17 Replies  
10.2.8 was pretty damn stable for me - I used it as a webserver and it never went down.

10.4.9 has given me kernel panics every other week since I bought the macbook (about 7 weeks ago).

I...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 21, 2007 at 11:11 AM, in Mac OS X
What Gui were you using on it? What file... 676 Views / 5 Replies  
What Gui were you using on it?

What file system were you using? ZFS? Comments?

You can use pretty much anything I thoguht? XFCE, KDE, GNOME, Openbox, Beryl-Compiz etc??

I was going to...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 21, 2007 at 10:56 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Dont forget the GIMP although this is like... 1,503 Views / 18 Replies  
Dont forget the GIMP

although this is like giving you a workshop when all you need is a spanner

GIMP - for Mac OS X (http://www.gimp.org/macintosh/)
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 20, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in Applications
Sun Solaris 676 Views / 5 Replies  
Anyone using this?

I have been very impressed with the lectures a reading I have done on the ZFS (file system) and wanted to take it for a spin. Solaris looks like any easy way to this.

I'm...
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 20, 2007 at 05:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Oh and TomTom GPS navigation software 4,579 Views / 71 Replies  
Oh and TomTom GPS navigation software
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 19, 2007 at 11:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Black might be cool - got pics? The silver... 838 Views / 7 Replies  
Black might be cool - got pics?

The silver one looks like something out of Barbarella to me
YouTube - Barbarella - 1968 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uwNEnh9uaM)
Posted by ixus_123, on Jun 19, 2007 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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