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Problem Regarding Slowness of MacBook Pro 2011 17" MacBook Pro - Hard drive dying? 1,063 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi All,

Thank you in advance to anyone who can help with this problem...

I have a 750GB HDD in my MacBook Pro 17" (2011), which seems to be running slowly. I say this because apps seem to be...
Posted by kenna, on Jan 26, 2014 at 10:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In comparison with the Galaxy SIII and the Nokia... 2,077 Views / 89 Replies  
In comparison with the Galaxy SIII and the Nokia Lumia, are we really to believe that these phones are THAT much better?

It's a strange sensation on the comments of articles with Android fans...
Posted by kenna, on Sep 13, 2012 at 09:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm surprised too. However, does anyone... 2,077 Views / 89 Replies  
I'm surprised too.

However, does anyone know whether it'll be available for pre-order at 9am? Or will Apple start pre-orders at midnight?
Posted by kenna, on Sep 12, 2012 at 11:00 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: If so, I'd be annoyed. Apple decided to... 489 Views / 3 Replies  
If so, I'd be annoyed.

Apple decided to ship USB 2.0 only a year ago on their flagship MacBook Pro 17" model, yet decided to include a thunderbolt port for basically, the next 5 years of your...
Posted by kenna, on Aug 27, 2012 at 07:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ugh, pain. Alright thanks for your help.... 360 Views / 2 Replies  
Ugh, pain. Alright thanks for your help. :thumbsup:

I'll end up with a better hard drive I guess too.
Posted by kenna, on Aug 16, 2012 at 04:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi, question about Apple's exchange policy (online to retail stores) 360 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I've recently purchased Elgato's 120GB SSD Thunderbolt external hard drive.

However, I've come to learn from Larry Jordan that external SSDs struggle with video editing (Final Cut Pro...
Posted by kenna, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know whether it will explode or not (I... 435 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't know whether it will explode or not (I doubt it very much).

I sold my Black 2008 MacBook when this occurred to mine. The owner (who's still very happy with their purchase), still uses it...
Posted by kenna, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It always travels with me upstairs after I work... 722 Views / 20 Replies  
It always travels with me upstairs after I work on it for 6 hours of an evening. I bring it upstairs as I'm worried that one day someone will have stolen it when I wake up :lol:
Posted by kenna, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is there any way in which I'll break my Mac by... 7,098 Views / 244 Replies  
Is there any way in which I'll break my Mac by opening it up? That's what makes me worry… as well as the fact that most people say 3rd party RAM is what eventually defuncts your Mac/causes it...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 15, 2012 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It is an option yes, I'm just reluctant to play... 7,098 Views / 244 Replies  
It is an option yes, I'm just reluctant to play around inside my MacBook Pro… I'm not very confident with electronics, although I feel very competent as a user of OS X and applications in general…...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 15, 2012 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Allen. I'm in the U.K. though, will this... 7,098 Views / 244 Replies  
Thanks Allen. I'm in the U.K. though, will this matter?



Thanks for the advice!

I'll look more into this once I come back from Canada, as I haven't the cash as yet to buy one. Would be...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
From reading Apple Discussion Boards with regards... 7,098 Views / 244 Replies  
From reading Apple Discussion Boards with regards to slowness in Final Cut Pro X, people stated to use external storage for video editing as internal storage is a 'no-no'. Is this incorrect if you...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll take a look, thanks :thumbsup: I've... 7,098 Views / 244 Replies  
I'll take a look, thanks :thumbsup:

I've been searching, but as someone who has never messed with computer components before, I have no idea whether what I'm reading is worthwhile. Also, do you...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 12, 2012 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good to know, I use both at the same time though,... 588 Views / 5 Replies  
Good to know, I use both at the same time though, Launch pad and swiping through desktop spaces is so much better on the trackpad than on the Magic Mouse. This will also be the case in Mountain Lion...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 12, 2012 at 09:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have no idea how to accomplish this…??? I would... 7,098 Views / 244 Replies  
I have no idea how to accomplish this…??? I would opt for the 512 GB SSD, but I'd really like to have 1024GB SSD when that finally arrives at an affordable price and make do with the 5,400RPM drive...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 12, 2012 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Had a huge issue with the pricing over at... 446,734 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Had a huge issue with the pricing over at Crumplers' official website - a price difference of £50 on a variety of websites. Returned the item and won't be buying a Crumpler bag in future. Their...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 11, 2012 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That machine is going to fly in comparison to my... 7,098 Views / 244 Replies  
That machine is going to fly in comparison to my 17" model with 5,400 RPM drive. Amazingly thin, I'm glad they finally went and made a next-gen model. The screen looks phenomenal.

Still glad I...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 11, 2012 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Just bought a Crumpler Cupcake Half Photo... 446,734 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Just bought a Crumpler Cupcake Half Photo Backpack (http://www.crumpler.eu/index.cfm?seite=photo-all&productID=7040&sprache=EN):

http://www.cancomuk.com/images/products/a0/8218127/101427/large.jpg...
Posted by kenna, on May 14, 2012 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After using it for a day, I have to say this is... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
After using it for a day, I have to say this is an easily recommendation for anyone still with the iPad 1. I could understand the disappointment from iPad 2 owners who are upgrading though as I don't...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 17, 2012 at 12:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks Steve, I've passed this on to him. I think... 750 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Steve, I've passed this on to him. I think he's going to get Roxio. He likes to make holiday videos when he goes away with friends and so he gives everyone a DVD of it. :thumbsup: but it's...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 16, 2012 at 08:14 PM, in Applications
Okay, he's said that he's going to call his local... 750 Views / 4 Replies  
Okay, he's said that he's going to call his local branch.

According to complaints online, iDVD and iWeb no longer come with Lion. It's been removed.

We were trying to find alternative...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 15, 2012 at 08:37 PM, in Applications
Amazing, did it ship a day early?! I can't... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
Amazing, did it ship a day early?!

I can't wait for mine to arrive tomorrow!!
Posted by kenna, on Mar 15, 2012 at 08:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Noobs way of burning two .Mov files to DVD Software? *No iDVD on new Mac Solution* 750 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all, I have a friend who needs help with this and I don't have a solution for him, can anyone help?

Hi,

Having discovered iLife is no longer included on pre-installed Macs, I'm having to...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 15, 2012 at 07:41 PM, in Applications
I thought you were, so I got confused. :lol: ... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
I thought you were, so I got confused. :lol:

I care about it though, I'd like it to show a good picture when speaking to my friends abroad. I'm sure it does anyway, apart from the 'grainy reviews'...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 12, 2012 at 05:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mine shipped to my town on the 10th… doubt it'll... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
Mine shipped to my town on the 10th… doubt it'll be delivered until the 16th, although it says that it is 'subject to change'.

The first iPad was delivered a day early, fingers crossed that...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 12, 2012 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I suppose so, but with the 3G to 3GS we received... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
I suppose so, but with the 3G to 3GS we received video, which was huge at the time along with everything inside getting an upgrade, similarly to this iPad.

However, my opinion will likely falter...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 11, 2012 at 07:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Doubt that'll come for a while, although it does... 1,027 Views / 8 Replies  
Doubt that'll come for a while, although it does sound really nice…

Most games under 50mb aren't the big blockbuster games (if we are to have any on iOS) anyway, most games I seem to buy that are...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 10, 2012 at 06:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Didn't they all but say that the same camera is... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
Didn't they all but say that the same camera is on the front as is on the iPad 2? :confused:

Apple get a huge :thumbsdow for that one… I can't see them changing the optics/sensor/whatever else is...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 10, 2012 at 06:33 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah, I wasn't meaning megapixels alone, but the... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
Yeah, I wasn't meaning megapixels alone, but the shoddy reviews saying that 'to look on the brightside' as people won't be able to make out your blemishes… it's a shame Apple do this 'cos you'd...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 9, 2012 at 02:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
:thumbsup: Thanks mduell. Bought the 64GB... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
:thumbsup: Thanks mduell.

Bought the 64GB White WiFi only model last night, looking forward to it…

My biggest disappointment: Front Facing Camera seems to be really low spec. It got terrible...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 8, 2012 at 05:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is it true that with the increased pixel quantity... 11,734 Views / 478 Replies  
Is it true that with the increased pixel quantity that it'll be about as quick as the iPad 2 overall? Or will this actually outperform the iPad 2 in terms of speeds/tasks (not just graphics)?

I'm...
Posted by kenna, on Mar 7, 2012 at 06:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, you need to disconnect your PS3 controller... 630 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes, you need to disconnect your PS3 controller by holding the ps button and then selecting to turn off controller.

Plus the USB wire into your Mac and plug it into your controller.

All 4...
Posted by kenna, on Jan 29, 2012 at 12:17 PM, in Gaming
RIP Steve, I only knew you for five years as a... 5,594 Views / 216 Replies  
RIP Steve, I only knew you for five years as a distant Apple fan; but I'll never forget the banners that led up to your presentations; the moments that I would tell my friends about how great the...
Posted by kenna, on Oct 6, 2011 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just bought the MacBook Air 13" replacing my 2008... 2,957 Views / 37 Replies  
Just bought the MacBook Air 13" replacing my 2008 MacBook Black, have to say the lightness and thinness to the backlit keyboard is really refreshing. I have just recently bought the 17" MacBook Pro...
Posted by kenna, on Aug 7, 2011 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm in the market for a MacBook Air after selling... 2,957 Views / 37 Replies  
I'm in the market for a MacBook Air after selling my MacBook Black, a few questions:

How do people who own the 11 inch model find the trackpad? I noticed that it's smaller, is it noticeably...
Posted by kenna, on Jul 27, 2011 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have a look at the Booq bags, mine's lasted 3... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Have a look at the Booq bags, mine's lasted 3 years and I lugged around all sorts at Uni, finished now and use it every day for work. Fits a 17" and has a compartment for it along with other...
Posted by kenna, on Jul 3, 2011 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting debate, thinking of getting this and... 3,930 Views / 71 Replies  
Interesting debate, thinking of getting this and a video camera for Christmas... so it'll be interesting what comes of this release and whether people cotton on to what exactly Final Cut Pro X really...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 23, 2011 at 03:39 PM, in Applications
My ex-gf threw my MacBook after we broke up, she... 3,035 Views / 15 Replies  
My ex-gf threw my MacBook after we broke up, she threw it from waist height and stated that she was just 'shaking it' but I'm pretty sure she threw it.

She smashed the screen (cost £200+, like...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 23, 2011 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info Sierra! Still in love with... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Thanks for the info Sierra! Still in love with this thing!



Yeah, you can see my MacBook Pro a little higher up in the thread than this post next to my MacBook (which I use to lug around).
...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 23, 2011 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apart from that, he seemed okay. Has he placed a... 2,931 Views / 172 Replies  
Apart from that, he seemed okay. Has he placed a date on returning to work or do people still feel he is really ill?

I'm assuming all in this thread have yet to watch the Keynote? I thought it was...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 6, 2011 at 08:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for this, very nice price of $40. I have... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Thanks for this, very nice price of $40. I have SD Extreme cards, but have found one of them to be reliable, which resulted in me returning to other card manufacturers.

I like the price of the...
Posted by kenna, on Jun 6, 2011 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you to everyone who has commented in this... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Thank you to everyone who has commented in this thread and helped towards my purchase of my first MacBook Pro!

I am posting from it now and have to say it's the nicest new machine I've ever had....
Posted by kenna, on Jun 1, 2011 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Whenever anyone asks me for a book to read, I... 863 Views / 36 Replies  
Whenever anyone asks me for a book to read, I always refer them to Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist. I think it's one of the best books I've ever read, if not THE best book I've ever read. It covers a...
Posted by kenna, on May 30, 2011 at 05:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks a lot Spheric, definitely calmed my nerves... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Thanks a lot Spheric, definitely calmed my nerves before buying.

I've purchased it:

2.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
8GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4GB
750GB Serial ATA Drive @ 5400 RPM
SuperDrive...
Posted by kenna, on May 25, 2011 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, I think you're right in that I'll have... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Thanks, I think you're right in that I'll have about 250GB going on it straight away, so I'm going to opt for the 750GB. Thanks!! Buying now!!
Posted by kenna, on May 25, 2011 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Buying my MacBook Pro in the next hour or so...... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Buying my MacBook Pro in the next hour or so... I'm stumbling on the 5400 RPM 750 GB HDD and the 7200 RPM 500GB HDD.

I'd really like the extra space, but I'm wary that it may be noticeably slower...
Posted by kenna, on May 25, 2011 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for this info! Interesting read... ... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Thanks for this info! Interesting read...



OK, so I could just transfer all applications and then uninstall using a program that cleans up the background files if it's worth it.... if not, just...
Posted by kenna, on May 22, 2011 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, but I don't want to transfer everything... 4,462 Views / 92 Replies  
Thanks, but I don't want to transfer everything from my Mac, just some of the Applications and music folder. But sure the instructions will sort it for me. Thanks.
Posted by kenna, on May 20, 2011 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, I've just been researching this and it... 14,546 Views / 426 Replies  
Thanks, I've just been researching this and it does seem more people are with you on this.

They said it's possible that they'd give the dev's the main version of Lion though and then it would be...
Posted by kenna, on May 20, 2011 at 01:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Which is only in two weeks? :confused: Now... 14,546 Views / 426 Replies  
Which is only in two weeks? :confused:

Now I don't know whether to hold off for two weeks.
Posted by kenna, on May 20, 2011 at 12:51 PM, in Mac OS X
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