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Yes you can, but not directly in the AEBS. Go to... 1,698 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes you can, but not directly in the AEBS. Go to Opendns.com and create a free account. This account will allow you to block sites. Then use the opendns DNS as the DNS server on your router. This is...
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 8, 2009 at 12:48 PM, in Networking
I have a screen protector from Bodyguardz on... 25,266 Views / 29 Replies  
I have a screen protector from Bodyguardz on mine. I've had both invisible shield and bodyguardz. The ones from Bodyguardz are clearer and less textured. Nearly the same as the generic 3M material.
Posted by bradbissell, on Sep 11, 2008 at 09:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
First, Applecore has stopped selling the atv... 4,833 Views / 16 Replies  
First, Applecore has stopped selling the atv flash for the moment. Something to do with the use of an infringing file in their software.

Second, you can revert the appletv back to factory...
Posted by bradbissell, on May 30, 2008 at 12:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Your new machine will be considered a new... 489 Views / 9 Replies  
Your new machine will be considered a new machine. Apple replaced my macbook with a new macbook after one year and I was able to get my old applecare refunded and buy a new applecare policy for the...
Posted by bradbissell, on Apr 8, 2008 at 08:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My problem was that even over ethernet the speed... 2,636 Views / 35 Replies  
My problem was that even over ethernet the speed was terribly slow.

Does anyone else have the problem of the backup freezing at 2GB?
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 21, 2008 at 03:56 PM, in Networking
Is it just me, or is the write speed of TM to the... 2,636 Views / 35 Replies  
Is it just me, or is the write speed of TM to the airdisk incredibly slow? My write speed jumps between 1KBps and 1MBps, with an average of about 250KBps. At that rate it would take days to backup my...
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 20, 2008 at 09:57 PM, in Networking
Time Machine tries to start the backup to the... 9,982 Views / 178 Replies  
Time Machine tries to start the backup to the AirDisk, but in the end fails. Not sure why. Probably does need an update to the airport extreme. Maybe when time capsule ships?
Posted by bradbissell, on Feb 11, 2008 at 05:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Stacks is fixed... Finally. Haven't tried... 9,982 Views / 178 Replies  
Stacks is fixed... Finally.

Haven't tried Time Machine yet.
Posted by bradbissell, on Feb 11, 2008 at 04:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried VisualHub? That might convert the... 5,132 Views / 68 Replies  
Have you tried VisualHub? That might convert the video since you can choose the output settings for .m4v files.
Posted by bradbissell, on Feb 3, 2008 at 10:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Nevermind 397 Views / 4 Replies  
Nevermind
Posted by bradbissell, on Feb 1, 2008 at 08:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Ah, the old "turn it off/on" trick... Yeah,... 591 Views / 3 Replies  
Ah, the old "turn it off/on" trick... Yeah, should have thought of that.
Posted by bradbissell, on Jan 22, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iphone weather & stocks 591 Views / 3 Replies  
Is anyone else having issues with iPhone 1.1.3 and the Stocks / Weather widgets? My phone no longer updates, I only get the message "Update failed"
Posted by bradbissell, on Jan 22, 2008 at 11:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, after some searching I have figured out the... 722 Views / 12 Replies  
Well, after some searching I have figured out the condition I seem to have. It is called Convergence Insufficiency. Only 3-5% of the population have it... So I guess I'm special. :)

I'll be seeing...
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 10, 2007 at 09:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It has something to do with the brain and its... 722 Views / 12 Replies  
It has something to do with the brain and its ability to focus at the right depth. I have the same problem with reading books. I see movement on the page because my eyes are constantly adjusting. It...
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 9, 2007 at 09:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the feedback. The iPhone is sadly... 722 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback. The iPhone is sadly heading back to Apple. It is an amazing machine, but for me and apparently my brain, isn't the best option.
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 8, 2007 at 01:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My Belkin charger/ preamp tape adapter is... 343 Views / 2 Replies  
My Belkin charger/ preamp tape adapter is recognized as not being supported, but I can click past the warning screen about turning on airplane mode. I then get thrown back to the ipod screen and with...
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 7, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Anyone having issues focusing on the iPhone screen? 722 Views / 12 Replies  
I just received my iPhone yesterday, have used it for a number of hours off and on, and am having a bit of an issue. My eyes can't seem to stay focused on the screen. First off, I have had my eyes...
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 7, 2007 at 12:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You could download iVolume. This tends to do a... 510 Views / 4 Replies  
You could download iVolume. This tends to do a better job of processing the song volume than iTunes sound check. You can also change the average dB volume so ripped songs match purchased iTunes song...
Posted by bradbissell, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The flicker is caused by a bad inverter board.... 2,612 Views / 13 Replies  
The flicker is caused by a bad inverter board. Call Apple and have them fix it under warranty.
Posted by bradbissell, on May 9, 2007 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That is the same drive I have in my MacBook. It... 1,198 Views / 16 Replies  
That is the same drive I have in my MacBook. It had been running quiet and cool for the past 5 months. Perpendicular recording definitely speeds up the drive compared to the stock Toshiba 5400rpm...
Posted by bradbissell, on Apr 10, 2007 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, make sure you are purchasing the SATA... 1,198 Views / 16 Replies  
Also, make sure you are purchasing the SATA version of the drive.
Posted by bradbissell, on Apr 6, 2007 at 07:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Parents C2D Macbook had the same white paste... 712 Views / 10 Replies  
My Parents C2D Macbook had the same white paste on the memory pins. I have a feeling this paste is used by apple to ease the installation of memory in the very tight memory slots.

So, don't worry...
Posted by bradbissell, on Apr 5, 2007 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do not use Windex on your screen. That will... 14,210 Views / 22 Replies  
Do not use Windex on your screen. That will remove the coatings on the screen and really mess up your display. Just use a microfiber cloth and distilled water for everyday cleaning.
Posted by bradbissell, on Apr 4, 2007 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My wife's mini did the same thing. I had to... 833 Views / 6 Replies  
My wife's mini did the same thing. I had to restore the mini to factory settings and then resync. That cleared the issue.
Posted by bradbissell, on Apr 3, 2007 at 02:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They have never formatted any of the computers I... 1,387 Views / 13 Replies  
They have never formatted any of the computers I have sent in for repair. This does not mean they never will, but so far they haven't.
Posted by bradbissell, on Apr 2, 2007 at 07:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Elgato is decompressing the HD signal and then... 2,537 Views / 29 Replies  
Elgato is decompressing the HD signal and then recompressing the signal. It is a backassward way to do HD recording.
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 12, 2007 at 12:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The HDTivo does not compress the HD data stream,... 2,537 Views / 29 Replies  
The HDTivo does not compress the HD data stream, instead it records the digital signal as it is broadcast. So there is limited CPU usage for recording HD. The HDTivo simply decompresses the signal...
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 12, 2007 at 09:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Windows is Windows. Installing either way will... 1,509 Views / 13 Replies  
Windows is Windows. Installing either way will enable you to infect the windows install with viruses, malware, etc. You have to treat the windows side as you would with any windows install, protect...
Posted by bradbissell, on Feb 21, 2007 at 01:42 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The newest version of Handbrake is out. The... 2,425 Views / 16 Replies  
The newest version of Handbrake is out. The developers changed the name to MediaFork. It might be faster since it no longer contains the memory leak that was in Handbrake. It also uses newer versions...
Posted by bradbissell, on Feb 21, 2007 at 01:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sounds like you might have some faulty memory. I... 566 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds like you might have some faulty memory. I would suggest taking out one stick at a time to try to isolate the issue.
Posted by bradbissell, on Feb 5, 2007 at 12:00 PM, in Mac OS X
2 MBs, 1 MBP, and 1 Mac Mini. Still working on... 1,577 Views / 34 Replies  
2 MBs, 1 MBP, and 1 Mac Mini. Still working on converting more to the OSX cult.
Posted by bradbissell, on Jan 31, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Most of the time, my 2.0Ghz macbook runs at... 1,275 Views / 20 Replies  
Most of the time, my 2.0Ghz macbook runs at 1.5Ghz due to intel's speedstep technology. Only under load (encoding video, audio, etc) does the processor increase to 2.0Ghz. The 1.8Ghz model also runs...
Posted by bradbissell, on Sep 26, 2006 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a week 35. No RSS. My only issue is that... 6,406 Views / 67 Replies  
I have a week 35. No RSS. My only issue is that the onboard cpu thermal sensor only reads temps for the first 5 minutes and then gets stuck. Only affects coreduo temp program I have running. Seems to...
Posted by bradbissell, on Sep 21, 2006 at 08:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone else having issues with the website? I... 1,736 Views / 26 Replies  
Anyone else having issues with the website? I enter my serial numbers (which are part of the recall 6C520, 6C523) and it says they are not valid. Odd...
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 25, 2006 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The short answer is no. It isn't that simple. ... 435 Views / 2 Replies  
The short answer is no. It isn't that simple.

However, if you were to purchase a NAS (Network Server) you can hook this USB drive up to that. Simpletech sells the "Simpleshare" drive that works...
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 3, 2006 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
My ibook G4 800mhz (Oct 2003) experienced... 2,275 Views / 29 Replies  
My ibook G4 800mhz (Oct 2003) experienced systematic failures of the combo drive, 2 logic boards, reed switch, and 2 powerboards. This all happened within the last 4 weeks. Needless to say I'm glad...
Posted by bradbissell, on Jul 13, 2005 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would try replacing the hard drive. My... 919 Views / 6 Replies  
I would try replacing the hard drive. My roommates imac did exactly the same thing two months ago. I replaced the drive and voila it came back to life.
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 30, 2004 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple store in Cambridge, MA had 8 on the shelves... 695 Views / 18 Replies  
Apple store in Cambridge, MA had 8 on the shelves yesterday.
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 13, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just adding my experience to the list... My... 2,804 Views / 47 Replies  
Just adding my experience to the list...

My 40gb has scratches on both the screen area and aluminium back. I wrote sjobs@mac.com about it. Figured those who read Steve's e-mail might want to know...
Posted by bradbissell, on Jul 28, 2004 at 10:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have mine wall mounted at the moment. The... 666 Views / 2 Replies  
I have mine wall mounted at the moment. The change in signal wasn't much, but it was enough to allow my roommate's pc, on the other end of the apartment, to link up to the net at a slightly higher...
Posted by bradbissell, on Jul 22, 2004 at 07:25 PM, in Networking
I use my dlink, apple wireless mouse, and kb... 675 Views / 3 Replies  
I use my dlink, apple wireless mouse, and kb everyday at work. I've never had a problem with the combo. Great setup if you don't have bluetooth integrated with the computer.
Posted by bradbissell, on Jun 15, 2004 at 07:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Happend once on my 15Gb. I just had to reset the... 522 Views / 3 Replies  
Happend once on my 15Gb. I just had to reset the ipod by holding down the Menu and Play button at the same time. Cleared it right up. You might have to go into the disk diagnositc mode, but as of...
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 23, 2004 at 01:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have roughly the same setup. ibook G4 800, and... 490 Views / 1 Replies  
I have roughly the same setup. ibook G4 800, and the Pioneer 107 in a Pyro firewire enclosure and everything works very well. You do need the patch to use iDVD, but other than that it works very well...
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 23, 2004 at 01:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Same problem on my G4 800 ibook. Thought it was... 802 Views / 17 Replies  
Same problem on my G4 800 ibook. Thought it was just me.
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 18, 2004 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
By the way, which earphones are you using? I like... 964 Views / 17 Replies  
By the way, which earphones are you using? I like the idea of inear phones, but not sure which to buy. Thanks...
Posted by bradbissell, on Mar 3, 2004 at 02:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have both a Dell Inspiron 5100 and a 800Mhz... 2,225 Views / 26 Replies  
I have both a Dell Inspiron 5100 and a 800Mhz iBook G4. I really prefer the ibook over the Dell. Actually, this is my first apple and I'm amazed at the quality of the ibook. Yes, it is made of...
Posted by bradbissell, on Nov 10, 2003 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook with external DVD-R burner 544 Views / 3 Replies  
I am new to the world of Apple and am interested in purchasing a 900Mhz iBook to start my switch from the PC world. I am wondering if it is possible to use an external DVD-R burner via firewire with...
Posted by bradbissell, on Aug 15, 2003 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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