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because Paypal uses credit cards to confirm... 3,928 Views / 15 Replies  
because Paypal uses credit cards to confirm addresses, those of us outside the US can't get our address confirmed (well, I couldn't at any rate), though accounts can be verified.

Is their...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Jan 10, 2005 at 08:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mine arrived in Canberra on Saturday - on... 3,908 Views / 82 Replies  
Mine arrived in Canberra on Saturday - on schedule - and I'm delighted with it.

The photo function works much better than I thought it would (I really wanted the 60g memory rather than the photo...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Nov 17, 2004 at 08:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Went to my local apple store today and ordered a... 3,908 Views / 82 Replies  
Went to my local apple store today and ordered a 60g ipod photo (on the basis of web pictures only as the store had nothing in stock, no surprise there, it always takes a while to reach us in...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 30, 2004 at 06:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I got one the other day and used it for the first... 721 Views / 5 Replies  
I got one the other day and used it for the first time today. I wanted something portable I could take to work or for weekends away etc and use when headphones weren't convenient.

The sound...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 29, 2004 at 07:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When I first tried to set up my wireless keyboard... 482 Views / 5 Replies  
When I first tried to set up my wireless keyboard etc, I had a similar problem which wasn't fixed by reinstalling firm ware etc. It ended up with the store replacing the adaptor as faulty.

The...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Apr 8, 2004 at 01:17 AM, in macOS
The Itrip works really well for me, especially on... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
The Itrip works really well for me, especially on long distance drives, but I think its because the FM spectrum isn't too crowded here (Australia - country/regional).
Posted by Ruffcat, on Mar 10, 2004 at 01:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm always using wireless (via airport) with my... 1,014 Views / 40 Replies  
I'm always using wireless (via airport) with my ti book and am delighted with the flexbility it gives.

The basestation is connected to cable and gives me coverage all through the house (two...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Jan 13, 2004 at 06:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
a mont blanc vintage reserve de marche... 3,216 Views / 116 Replies  
a mont blanc vintage reserve de marche (mechanical movement, manual winding); it was purchased to commemorate a memorable trip to the EU.

It can difficult to find mechanical movements these days;...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Jan 12, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a 1989 ltd edition yellow mx5 (or miata) -... 1,364 Views / 61 Replies  
I have a 1989 ltd edition yellow mx5 (or miata) - it doesn't have much horsepower, but is great fun to drive - even with the top up.

I used to own an elderly yellow MGB (see a pattern here?) but...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Jan 12, 2004 at 06:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: Mainframe_modul, sorry to butt in, but ....... 1,249,792 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Mainframe_modul,

sorry to butt in, but ....

they're called Boblbee Hard Shell Backpacks. They are available in Australia.

I found mine at one of the more upmarket men's wear stores in...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Jan 2, 2004 at 08:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have an elderly Mont Blanc Traveller fountain... 903 Views / 14 Replies  
I have an elderly Mont Blanc Traveller fountain pen of which I'm very fond. It is a cartridge based model which comes in a case with room for spare cartridges - very handy as I don't have to worry...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Dec 23, 2003 at 09:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hello Wolfen of course, I never said I could... 3,252 Views / 109 Replies  
Hello Wolfen

of course, I never said I could type!

"Mediaeval" is an acceptable alternative spelling; the other two are mistakes so congratulations! I am happy to be the scapegoat English...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Dec 23, 2003 at 08:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to travel with a subnote book for work,... 2,093 Views / 27 Replies  
I used to travel with a subnote book for work, but by the time I packed connector cords and external drives the whole package became unwieldy. (And, inevitably, I'd find I'd left one of the...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Dec 22, 2003 at 07:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi BA 1985 MA (Mediaeval Studies) Uni of... 3,252 Views / 109 Replies  
Hi

BA 1985
MA (Mediaeval Studies) Uni of Toronto 1986
PhD (English) Monash (Australia) 1993.

In one of those strange twists of fate, I first started to use a computer (IBM main frame and...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Dec 22, 2003 at 06:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use my laptop on my lap about 85% of the time -... 1,244 Views / 14 Replies  
I use my laptop on my lap about 85% of the time - I find it much more comfortable and both the Ti book and its predecessor (an ibook) survived several years of such use unscathed. If the lap top...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Dec 1, 2003 at 06:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use my ti book linked up to a studio display... 1,094 Views / 14 Replies  
I use my ti book linked up to a studio display plus wireless mouse and key board.

It has enough power and speed for all my needs and giives me maximum flexibility

p.s. very sorry about repost...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 29, 2003 at 05:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use my ti book linked up to a studio display... 1,094 Views / 14 Replies  
I use my ti book linked up to a studio display plus wireless mouse and key board.

It has enough power and speed for all my needs and giives me maximum flexibility.
Ruff
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 29, 2003 at 05:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just check that the Apple DVI to ADC adapter... 499 Views / 3 Replies  
Just check that the Apple DVI to ADC adapter works properly with the screen and powerbook before you take it home.

It took three units before I had one that worked properly.

I'm really...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 16, 2003 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just picked up a 17 studio display (the... 1,759 Views / 32 Replies  
I just picked up a 17 studio display (the biggest screen my desk would accomodate) and am really happy with the quality of the image and its overall look.

However, the dvi to adc adapter was...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 14, 2003 at 07:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I really like my wireless keyboard and mouse... 1,034 Views / 16 Replies  
I really like my wireless keyboard and mouse (which I run with a 15" powerbook and 17" studio display).

I have a really small desk and the wireless system means less clutter - and heaven knows...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 14, 2003 at 07:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use a 867 Ti book with 17" cinema display, and... 2,379 Views / 45 Replies  
I use a 867 Ti book with 17" cinema display, and wireless keyboard and mouse - which caused me much grief to set up until I realised my bluetooth usb was faulty. (I traded up from an ibook about 6...
Posted by Ruffcat, on Oct 14, 2003 at 07:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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