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4GB nano won't use all space 364 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey Ya'll... haven't posted here for ages!

Anyhow, I've got meself a new 4 gig blue Nano, but for some reason, when I try to fill it up with music, it won't fill - it leave 389.9 MB free, but says...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Jan 24, 2007 at 05:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't think Apple are moving away from... 665 Views / 13 Replies  
I don't think Apple are moving away from computers anytime soon. They are seeing huge increases in Mac sales and overall market share, and after 22 years, the Mac is at its most successful point.
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Posted by harrisjamieh, on Jan 11, 2007 at 03:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm weird, I have playlists for each artist, so I... 1,607 Views / 71 Replies  
I'm weird, I have playlists for each artist, so I have the same number of playlists as I do artists. I find it much easier to do it this way than to go through the whole library, even with it sorted...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Jan 6, 2007 at 03:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Before you take it back, leave take the battery... 1,041 Views / 15 Replies  
Before you take it back, leave take the battery out and leave the MacBook sitting there for about 15 mins (without the power plugged in) and then put the battery back in and try again. I know it...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Dec 27, 2006 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why can't they just write a driver to allow the... 6,685 Views / 6 Replies  
Why can't they just write a driver to allow the trackpad to work WELL?? In XP, my trackpad often doesn't respond or is very jumpy. If they could make the trackpad work just as well in Windows as it...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Dec 17, 2006 at 01:52 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
You can no longer judge speed by Ghz numbers. The... 1,445 Views / 31 Replies  
You can no longer judge speed by Ghz numbers. The Core2Duo processors found in the new iMacs are far superior to any pentium based processor. A 2.16 Ghz C2D will be significantly faster than a...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 28, 2006 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
My iMacs sleep light pulses all the way off, then... 710 Views / 10 Replies  
My iMacs sleep light pulses all the way off, then on, then all the way off etc.

My MacBook CD gets brighter/dimmer/brighter/dimmer, without ever dimming all the way off. My iBook G4 was the same...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 26, 2006 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
4.6? Wow.. M$ really do have high hardware... 6,623 Views / 19 Replies  
4.6? Wow.. M$ really do have high hardware expectations ! If the top of the range MBP hardware can't reach a solid 5 rating, I don't know what would..
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 13, 2006 at 02:44 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Oooo... the inverter board problem returns ! The... 719 Views / 4 Replies  
Oooo... the inverter board problem returns ! The Rev A MBPs had this problem... and AFAIK, after a while they fixed it. I'm surprised its back... hope its just an isolated incident.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 12, 2006 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The two finger scrolling is very buggy for me...... 4,478 Views / 10 Replies  
The two finger scrolling is very buggy for me... works when it wants to sort of thing.

Just to clarify, if you want to use the trackpad to right click, you put two fingers on the trackpad AND...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 6, 2006 at 02:50 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Did you have your MacBook before 10.4.8 was... 1,321 Views / 18 Replies  
Did you have your MacBook before 10.4.8 was released? If so, the upgrade to 10.4.8 gave a reported (by MacWorld) 21% increase in Rosetta performance.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 5, 2006 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Strange, though, that MacBooks and Intel mini's... 2,429 Views / 39 Replies  
Strange, though, that MacBooks and Intel mini's are offcially supported.. despite their crapy GPUs.



True, but if you were using a PC with specs less than the minimum requirements, the PC would...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 5, 2006 at 06:54 AM, in Applications
From Apples Website: "Choose the iPod nano... 1,331 Views / 19 Replies  
From Apples Website: "Choose the iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition and Apple will.... "

The (PRODUCT) branding is meant to be displayed as such.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 3, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple intro 8 GB (PRODUCT) Red iPod 1,331 Views / 19 Replies  
Just saw it on the Apple store... now available in 4 and 8GB models.

Seems like the whole (PRODUCT) Red thing must be going well for them to intro a new model. I wonder if we will see any more...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 3, 2006 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Having both a MacBook w/glossy and an iMac w/out... 7,335 Views / 41 Replies  
Having both a MacBook w/glossy and an iMac w/out glossy, I MUCH prefer the glossy.... the matte just looks so dull and uninviting, whereas the glossy looks so rich and warm....

If I could have had...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 3, 2006 at 08:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
He has a G4 mini.... no remote/front row.... 1,436 Views / 11 Replies  
He has a G4 mini.... no remote/front row....
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 2, 2006 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Im the opposite ! Have my brightness all the way... 5,261 Views / 18 Replies  
Im the opposite ! Have my brightness all the way down except when watching DVDs/using FrontRow, when I put it all the way up
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Nov 2, 2006 at 06:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
iTunes 7.0.2 out... go get it ;) 1,652 Views / 12 Replies  
iTunes 7.0.2 out... go get it ;)
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 31, 2006 at 07:34 PM, in Applications
Not a 24", but my iMac 17" is set at its lowest,... 5,261 Views / 18 Replies  
Not a 24", but my iMac 17" is set at its lowest, and at night, I still find it too bright, I often activate dashboard with no widgets if reading long web pages to dim the screen.

Though I do wish...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 31, 2006 at 04:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
If its the G4, then its less likely to be the... 1,307 Views / 25 Replies  
If its the G4, then its less likely to be the hard drive and more likely the processor itself choking itself under the pressure of recording so much. The G4 minis are sloooow, and I doubt the chip...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 31, 2006 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would have liked to see tap clicking, let alone... 3,392 Views / 24 Replies  
I would have liked to see tap clicking, let alone 2 finger tap clicking. Its a real pain in the ass to have to press the trachpad button everytime i want to click.. so much easier if you can just tap.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 31, 2006 at 04:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
What Mini was it? a G4 or an Intel? If a G4, then... 1,307 Views / 25 Replies  
What Mini was it? a G4 or an Intel? If a G4, then it has a 4200 RPM disk (unless it was one of the few 'stealth upgrade' machines). If it was an Intel, then it has a 5400 RPM disk. I would be...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 30, 2006 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Though not a MacBook or a Mini ;) 661 Views / 4 Replies  
Though not a MacBook or a Mini ;)
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 30, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps, especially with the notebook senarios,... 1,902 Views / 35 Replies  
Perhaps, especially with the notebook senarios, it is because the Intel chips offer much faster operating speeds.

Maybe things are being executed so fast that it uses more RAM more quickly...
...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 30, 2006 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
What some people don't realise is that Apple are... 2,212 Views / 60 Replies  
What some people don't realise is that Apple are a higher end computer manufacturer. Its like saying why don't BMW or Mercedes make a car for under 10k. Why don't Bang & Olufsen make a TV for under...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 30, 2006 at 07:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No its GBP - pounds. Sure, it looks quite... 1,032 Views / 8 Replies  
No its GBP - pounds.

Sure, it looks quite swanky, and has a GFX card and C2D, but if you are trying to compare this to a MacBook, then thats absurd, because a MacBook base model is �750, this is...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 30, 2006 at 06:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My bad. Blimey Simon you have a blackbook,... 744 Views / 9 Replies  
My bad.

Blimey Simon you have a blackbook, a MBP and now a C2D MBP!! Wow....
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 30, 2006 at 06:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No the 15" i currently at 1440x900 and the 17" is... 744 Views / 9 Replies  
No the 15" i currently at 1440x900 and the 17" is at 1650x1200 IIRC.

I dont think we will see 1920 x 1200 yet, mainly because that res on a 17" screen will make everything tiny. If the rumours...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 30, 2006 at 05:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple logo in the top left of the screen >... 403 Views / 1 Replies  
Apple logo in the top left of the screen > software update

If nothing is there, then you have no update :)
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 29, 2006 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FYI, its Core 2 Duo ;) Anyway, erm AFAIK,... 744 Views / 9 Replies  
FYI, its Core 2 Duo ;)

Anyway, erm AFAIK, Santa Rosa is the next big thing on Intels list. If I am correct, this is a new chipset, not a new processor. Its all very well having blazing fast...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 29, 2006 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There should be 0 performance difference between... 1,058 Views / 15 Replies  
There should be 0 performance difference between the 2 if you disregard the hard drive speed. The machines have the exact same graphics, processor, RAM, they are the same computer basically.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 29, 2006 at 06:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any universal app will run faster on an Intel... 503 Views / 4 Replies  
Any universal app will run faster on an Intel portable than on a PPC portable. The majority of the time, the same is true for Intel desktops and PPC desktops too.

Both pages and keynote take...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 28, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in Applications
Well my iMac, only because it shiips withh a... 1,023 Views / 17 Replies  
Well my iMac, only because it shiips withh a larger hard drive, and a real graphics card. It also has 1.25 GB RAM compared to 1GB in my MacBook. But apart from that, my machines are matched.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 28, 2006 at 06:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
has the quadro 4500 always been a GFX option on... 885 Views / 6 Replies  
has the quadro 4500 always been a GFX option on these machines? I thought the x1600 was the top card you could have in a MP...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I find it odd why it only supports 3GB and not 4.... 1,098 Views / 15 Replies  
I find it odd why it only supports 3GB and not 4. There is no hardware limitation of 4GB, or indeed there shouldnt be
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Base model now with 1GB RAM as standard. 2 higher... 13,365 Views / 131 Replies  
Base model now with 1GB RAM as standard. 2 higher models come with 2 gigs standard. All 15" standard with 120 HDs, 17 with 160
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
magsafe airline adaptor... woo! 13,365 Views / 131 Replies  
magsafe airline adaptor... woo!
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In. [your] everyones. dreams. 914 Views / 22 Replies  
In. [your] everyones. dreams.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ooo wow.. they have finally got rid of the 'be... 914 Views / 22 Replies  
Ooo wow.. they have finally got rid of the 'be back within the hour' crap.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ditto. 1,093 Views / 43 Replies  
ditto.
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
and the US store... probs nothing to get excited... 914 Views / 22 Replies  
and the US store... probs nothing to get excited about
Edit: dammit, beaten' to it
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The iMac will be plenty fast enough ! I would say... 464 Views / 4 Replies  
The iMac will be plenty fast enough ! I would say you don't even need more than 2GB RAM. Also, make sure you get the 500GB HD upgrade if you are video editing.

PS, the 24" iMac is 2.33 Ghz, not...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 17, 2006 at 06:34 PM, in macOS
I have 1 x 256 and 1 x 1GB sticks in my intel... 567 Views / 9 Replies  
I have 1 x 256 and 1 x 1GB sticks in my intel iMac giving a total of 1.25. When I bought the 1GB stick, I unknowingly bought 533 Mhz RAM instead of 667. It has been working fine for 8 months now....
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 16, 2006 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I never use quarter.. I weigh 8,4 and just say 'i... 1,410 Views / 29 Replies  
I never use quarter.. I weigh 8,4 and just say 'i weigh 8,4' not 8 and a quarter stone
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 15, 2006 at 08:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Front Row using 997 MB of REAL memory! 467 Views / 1 Replies  
Whats up with that?

My iMac w/ 1.25 GB RAM basically slowed down to a crawl, so I checked activity monitor and Front Row was using 997.4 MB of real memory ! I force quit the app, and my iMac sped...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 15, 2006 at 07:11 AM, in Applications
OK, so for example, I put my fans on at 3000 RPM.... 909 Views / 11 Replies  
OK, so for example, I put my fans on at 3000 RPM. What happens when I am doing heavy work which requires the fans to be on more than 3000 RPM? Do I have to remember to manually set the fans higher or...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 13, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I dont use glass cleaner on my screen... I do... 799 Views / 15 Replies  
I dont use glass cleaner on my screen... I do however use if on the outer case of the MacBook
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 10, 2006 at 02:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I know, that really bugs me... I would love to... 1,490 Views / 16 Replies  
I know, that really bugs me... I would love to use it as a USB extension just to plug into the back of my iMac and use it to plug in my USB flash drive etc... very annoying... but its the same with...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 6, 2006 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
They include the extension cord if you buy a... 1,490 Views / 16 Replies  
They include the extension cord if you buy a stand-alone Apple wired keyboard, but not when bundled with any machines
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 6, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMacs won't be bumped to ensure they are faster... 1,265 Views / 21 Replies  
iMacs won't be bumped to ensure they are faster than the MacBook Pros. In an ideal world, I think Apple would have the MacBook Pros faster than the iMacs, as one is a professional machine, and one is...
Posted by harrisjamieh, on Oct 6, 2006 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
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