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The cord on the new set is shorter, so you have... 457 Views / 1 Replies  
The cord on the new set is shorter, so you have less cable to try and 'get rid off'.
Posted by craigb6, on Dec 11, 2007 at 02:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the quick response. I have the latest... 718 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the quick response. I have the latest firmware, which it shipped with, 1.1.1. I'll have to check tomorrow about WDS. I'm hoping that these problems can be solved because it is an awesome...
Posted by craigb6, on Oct 16, 2007 at 05:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A couple of IPod Touch observations/questions 718 Views / 4 Replies  
I just picked up a 16Gb iPod touch and it is pretty damn sweet! However I have noticed a couple of issues with it, and was wondering if anyone knows any solutions to these problems?

1) I am trying...
Posted by craigb6, on Oct 16, 2007 at 01:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No one outside Apple knows for certain, but this... 950 Views / 22 Replies  
No one outside Apple knows for certain, but this (http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/#MacBook) page on Mac Rumours should certainly help you.
Posted by craigb6, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I'm just wondering what is your blackbook sitting... 1,118,727 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I'm just wondering what is your blackbook sitting on?
Posted by craigb6, on May 25, 2007 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you for the response, it was part of the... 1,886 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you for the response, it was part of the solution. I changed the queue to LPT1 and this still did not work. I then though I'd try and fine some third party drivers, so I could point Mac OS X at...
Posted by craigb6, on Feb 2, 2007 at 01:00 PM, in Networking
Linksys WPS54G 1,886 Views / 2 Replies  
Before everyone tells me to check this (http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20060404021600193) website out, I have and it doesn't work for me. I can print wirelessly, but the printer chucks...
Posted by craigb6, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:07 PM, in Networking
Sticky: Hey, what's that app that's running fullscreen in... 1,118,727 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hey, what's that app that's running fullscreen in the second pic? It looks like some sort of clock program?
Posted by craigb6, on Dec 31, 2006 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, a nice review! There seem to be quite a few... 724 Views / 4 Replies  
Yep, a nice review! There seem to be quite a few MacBooks which seem to randomly disconnect (I remember reading a post on TUAW). My MacBook sometimes disconnects, and I'm using a Linksys router.
Posted by craigb6, on Dec 21, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it might be too late, but to prevent more... 913 Views / 7 Replies  
I think it might be too late, but to prevent more dirt getting on the keyboard get this:
iSkin Protouch (http://www.iskin.com/protouchmb/)
Posted by craigb6, on Dec 21, 2006 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I reinstalled Mac OS X when I got my MacBook a... 750 Views / 8 Replies  
I reinstalled Mac OS X when I got my MacBook a few months ago, mainly because there was so much stuff installed which I didn't need/would never need, like languages, printer drivers, iWork and...
Posted by craigb6, on Nov 8, 2006 at 04:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes I sometimes get this and it happened before... 874 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes I sometimes get this and it happened before any updates. I just go into System Preferences, disable the right click feature, then re-enable it. Works fine for me afterwards.
Posted by craigb6, on Nov 4, 2006 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Well I think the top tip is to install Parallel... 9,574 Views / 26 Replies  
Well I think the top tip is to install Parallel Tools after you install a Windows Operating System in Parallels. When you are logged into Windows go to VM/Install Parallel Tools. It greatly improves...
Posted by craigb6, on Oct 8, 2006 at 07:45 AM, in Alternative OS Reference
I think the vibrations you are feeling is your... 1,161 Views / 17 Replies  
I think the vibrations you are feeling is your optical drive spinning up, then spinning down. Well at least that's what I think is vibrating in my MB.
Posted by craigb6, on Sep 19, 2006 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oil Marks On Keyboard? 771 Views / 1 Replies  
My MacBook should hopefully be arriving at the end of this week/beginning of next week. I was wondering, do the white Apple laptop keyboards get shiny after use? My current PC laptop has some really...
Posted by craigb6, on Sep 10, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it is possible to do with Parallels. The... 6,010 Views / 13 Replies  
I think it is possible to do with Parallels. The file which XP thinks is a drive could be dragged across to your new Mac Pro (once Parallels release a Mac Pro compatible version) - at least this is...
Posted by craigb6, on Sep 5, 2006 at 02:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ok. Cool, I ordered one on the 28th Aug, should... 1,402 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok. Cool, I ordered one on the 28th Aug, should arrive about 15th September, so hopefully if it is updated I may also be able to get the newer one.
Posted by craigb6, on Sep 3, 2006 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
skitzogreg did you get your MacBook customised,... 1,402 Views / 10 Replies  
skitzogreg did you get your MacBook customised, ie. did you get it upgraded, or did you get the stock models?
Posted by craigb6, on Sep 3, 2006 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
He does mention that he tried not to touch his... 1,028 Views / 7 Replies  
He does mention that he tried not to touch his wristpad area before applying the Invisible Shield, and also someone else seems to have had a similar experience - link...
Posted by craigb6, on Sep 3, 2006 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Right I phoned them up and they said that it is a... 650 Views / 4 Replies  
Right I phoned them up and they said that it is a three year hardware warranty, so if it breaks down within three years they will repair or replace it, but it doesn't come with the phone support. So...
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 29, 2006 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I thought maybe that he either did the wrong... 650 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah I thought maybe that he either did the wrong thing or they haven't updated it yet, although saying that it has been out for a few months already.
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 28, 2006 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Free Three Year Warranty? 650 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi! My Dad ordered me my first Mac today by telephone through the Apple Education Store (UK) and when he said that I didn't want the Applecare warranty the guy said that it comes with a three year...
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 28, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the Invisible Shield could solve your... 759 Views / 4 Replies  
I think the Invisible Shield could solve your problem, they are pretty tough and as far as I know cover pretty much all of the iPod. Here's a link (http://www.shieldzone.com/category/ipods/).

Oh...
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 27, 2006 at 06:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I read somewhere that as it is running it tests... 985 Views / 9 Replies  
I read somewhere that as it is running it tests the display and you can see if there are any pixels that don't change. In fact I've found the link...
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 26, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah you should see if they would replace it,... 985 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah you should see if they would replace it, also run a hardware test to check to see if there are more dead pixels.
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 25, 2006 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Camera/memory card connector to iPod Nano 429 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi! A while back I remember seeing a device which Belkin made that allowed you to copy photos from a camera or possibly just the memory card to an iPod, and it didn't work with the latest iPods. Does...
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 25, 2006 at 06:18 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There already is a pretty extensive case thread,... 568 Views / 3 Replies  
There already is a pretty extensive case thread, I'm sure you'd find something in there to suit your needs: http://forums.macnn.com/66/ibook-and-macbook/295885/macbook-13-bags/
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're in the UK you can't buy from Newegg as... 762 Views / 7 Replies  
If you're in the UK you can't buy from Newegg as they don't ship there. The best RAM deal I could find was from OWC who do ship to the UK, it seems like it is cheaper to get RAM sent from the US than...
Posted by craigb6, on Aug 15, 2006 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I found two reviews when I was working out how... 3,867 Views / 22 Replies  
I found two reviews when I was working out how much it would cost me to get a MacBook, still need to convince my parents though!
...
Posted by craigb6, on Jul 21, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is something I've been wondering. I know... 954 Views / 13 Replies  
This is something I've been wondering. I know that the Mac HDD is HFS+ formatted and Windows can't read this (without MacDrive or similar), if a Windows PC is networked to it can it read/write to the...
Posted by craigb6, on Jul 19, 2006 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have a picture you can show? 1,811 Views / 30 Replies  
Do you have a picture you can show?
Posted by craigb6, on Jul 18, 2006 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This one? ... 566 Views / 3 Replies  
This one?

http://www.wiredbynature.org/comp/mac/macbook/mods.php
Posted by craigb6, on Jul 15, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, Brasso can be used on plastic. All it does... 17,496 Views / 44 Replies  
Yeah, Brasso can be used on plastic. All it does is remove a small layer of plastic. I have read that it can similarly be used to remove scratches from the bottom of CDs/DVDs.
Posted by craigb6, on Jul 11, 2006 at 05:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That MoGo mouse looks pretty radical. It would... 3,306 Views / 13 Replies  
That MoGo mouse looks pretty radical. It would work better if the MacBook had a PC Card slot as that seemingly would fit in it during travel. I was looking at getting the MS bluetooth mouse...
Posted by craigb6, on Jul 9, 2006 at 12:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Is VMWare on Mac OS X just like Parallels,... 1,991 Views / 12 Replies  
Is VMWare on Mac OS X just like Parallels, allowing you to run other OSs, or am I talking rubbish? If so, then it will be sweet if it's free like besson3c says.
Posted by craigb6, on Jun 23, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
They give $10 for the 2x256MB sticks of RAM. ... 1,126 Views / 16 Replies  
They give $10 for the 2x256MB sticks of RAM.

http://eshop.macsales.com/money-back-rebate/macbook-memory-harddrive-hd
Posted by craigb6, on Jun 21, 2006 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah it would be quite low. I'm not sure if... 1,126 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah it would be quite low. I'm not sure if anyone else has done this, but I'm pretty sure that I read somewhere that OWC will 'buy' your old RAM when you buy new RAM from them. In fact, I've found...
Posted by craigb6, on Jun 20, 2006 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The link TheoCryst gave 'explains it', you get... 1,126 Views / 16 Replies  
The link TheoCryst gave 'explains it', you get better performance with matched pairs of RAM.
Posted by craigb6, on Jun 20, 2006 at 05:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
[QUOTE=irreality]Hey, Step 1: Put in a DVD or... 17,472 Views / 44 Replies  
[QUOTE=irreality]Hey,
Step 1: Put in a DVD or CD into the drive.
Step 2: Wait for the Drive to get up some speed so you can hear the thing humming along.
Step 3: Pick Up Macbook and Tilt left and...
Posted by craigb6, on Jun 13, 2006 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
He should double his RAM? Vista only need 512MB... 6,562 Views / 44 Replies  
He should double his RAM? Vista only need 512MB RAM to 'run', and he has double that so he would be able to get decent performance. Then again you can never have too much RAM.
Posted by craigb6, on Jun 7, 2006 at 11:26 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yeah Parallels have increased the price of their... 2,324 Views / 32 Replies  
Yeah Parallels have increased the price of their product, but it does also come with some compressor program which if bought separately would cost more. It says on their site, "As part of Parallels’...
Posted by craigb6, on Jun 3, 2006 at 07:44 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You could just use a fixed IP address, it's... 928 Views / 5 Replies  
You could just use a fixed IP address, it's really easy to do it through a web browser with the WRT54G.
Posted by craigb6, on May 31, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Networking
LOL!!! Just imagine that, someone walking in and... 15,543 Views / 188 Replies  
LOL!!! Just imagine that, someone walking in and throwing a cabinet across the store just to see if the varnish comes off!
Posted by craigb6, on May 28, 2006 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats what I would really like to do. In the... 34,353 Views / 43 Replies  
Thats what I would really like to do. In the meantime I'm considering using bootcamp for games, apparently Sims 2 plays really well on a MB, and Parallels for work stuff. The problem is that for...
Posted by craigb6, on May 28, 2006 at 02:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yeah, it's firewire so you'd get decent... 726 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, it's firewire so you'd get decent read/write speeds. That capacity gauge just looks sweet! :thumbsup:
Posted by craigb6, on May 28, 2006 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was just reading this post, as it wouldnt seem... 3,644 Views / 30 Replies  
I was just reading this post, as it wouldnt seem out of the question that someone who wanted the blackbook, but didn't want to pay the extra over the white one just for the colour picked up a...
Posted by craigb6, on May 28, 2006 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Could it be that the DVDs were from different... 925 Views / 8 Replies  
Could it be that the DVDs were from different regions?
Posted by craigb6, on May 25, 2006 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sweet, that's exactly what I want to do! :) 5,096 Views / 13 Replies  
Sweet, that's exactly what I want to do! :)
Posted by craigb6, on May 22, 2006 at 12:36 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I meant in bootcamp saving my files to a usb... 5,096 Views / 13 Replies  
I meant in bootcamp saving my files to a usb stick and then accessing the same stick in Parallels in Mac OS X.
Posted by craigb6, on May 22, 2006 at 10:08 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ok, thanks Barefoot Matt. I'm beginning to think... 5,096 Views / 13 Replies  
Ok, thanks Barefoot Matt. I'm beginning to think that it may be better to use bootcamp for the majority/if not all of my Windows stuff. Is there a way that I can access files which were created in...
Posted by craigb6, on May 22, 2006 at 06:50 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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