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Poll: I'm thinking after they did well making the GUI... 1,071 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm thinking after they did well making the GUI pretty consistent across apps in Leopard, they will go off the rails again and start with several different looks in Snow Leopard.

So far QuickTime...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jun 2, 2009 at 06:53 PM, in macOS
Public testing is of course what happens after we... 42,109 Views / 962 Replies  
Public testing is of course what happens after we all buy the release version, and they address a small proportion of the bugs we find over the ensuing 2+ years - if they spent that time before the...
Posted by MartiNZ, on May 17, 2009 at 04:47 PM, in macOS
Glass-covered screen - better Keyboard - better... 7,272 Views / 125 Replies  
Glass-covered screen - better
Keyboard - better
Unibody - better, and no plastic rim
Mag-latch - better, and again fewer holes for dust and such
Ports all on left - better

Nah. I'm sticking...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 18, 2008 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ta. Makes me wonder if glass will hit the Air at... 800 Views / 15 Replies  
Ta. Makes me wonder if glass will hit the Air at all; I've been envisaging being rather happy with glass, buttonless trackpad and up to 4GB RAM in its next iteration :). Maybe if they do the bezel...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 13, 2008 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah that'd be nice. Would simply going the... 800 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah that'd be nice. Would simply going the glassy route of the other 'Books on the Air make it lighter than it is now? I'm confused about this seeing as the MacBook got so much lighter than the...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 12, 2008 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
More than that, I'd like an Air that could also... 800 Views / 15 Replies  
More than that, I'd like an Air that could also be used as a bicycle! ;)
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 11, 2008 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And then no display at all, just a projection to... 1,871 Views / 35 Replies  
And then no display at all, just a projection to a touch screen?
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 9, 2008 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not I. I expect rather that the next Air will... 1,871 Views / 35 Replies  
Not I. I expect rather that the next Air will have glassy glossy and no button and then there will only be glassy. And then I'd say the external display line will all be glassy before too long. If...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 9, 2008 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I chose glossy on my Feb '08 MBP and have not... 1,871 Views / 35 Replies  
I chose glossy on my Feb '08 MBP and have not looked back - it is so much brighter than any other display that I have anything to do with. It's amazing when you have it hooked up to an external...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 8, 2008 at 11:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps the Air will become the Newton of... 3,657 Views / 78 Replies  
Perhaps the Air will become the Newton of Netbooks and die out leaving a gap for those 10 years ;).

Yes I know (you say) it's not a Netbook, that wink smiley is acting on many levels!
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 4, 2008 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I noticed that for the first time yesterday... 2,066 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah I noticed that for the first time yesterday looking at a blog review, and was very much like wtf. I hate the USB port being in about that spot on the old MBP; after all it is right where the...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 4, 2008 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The 12" PB certainly was compact for what it had... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
The 12" PB certainly was compact for what it had in there, but as has been said, it was quite a bit thicker, and only had one RAM slot available. I never once used the FW port on my 12" PB and I'm...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 4, 2008 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Fun thread. I like the mentions the 12" PB gets,... 3,657 Views / 78 Replies  
Fun thread. I like the mentions the 12" PB gets, definitely a fine point in recent Mac history; I upgraded from the last iteration of it, the 1.5GHz G4 early this year, and if I had waited until now,...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 4, 2008 at 04:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow that HP is one not bad looking PC! I've... 4,503 Views / 77 Replies  
Wow that HP is one not bad looking PC!

I've only seen the alumacbook on display and not compared to a new MBP, but I didn't have any issue with how the display looked. I did a colour calibration...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Nov 2, 2008 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I find a lot of the games lose their appeal after... 1,183 Views / 28 Replies  
I find a lot of the games lose their appeal after you've unlocked all the levels/content. Makes reinstalling quite nice though :).

Early on I played a lot of Dizzy Bee - still fun but could use...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:14 PM, in Gaming
Still deciding between 2.0 and 2.4, but still... 608 Views / 8 Replies  
Still deciding between 2.0 and 2.4, but still looking to downsize from Feb '08 MBP. ~ $NZ400 for 20% clock speed and backlit keyboard eh ... oh and bigger hard drive although planning either way to...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine works fine with left-click. I have only used... 1,914 Views / 5 Replies  
Mine works fine with left-click. I have only used it with Vista, but can't imagine that this would be meant to be the case in XP. Maybe try reinstalling the boot camp drivers? Although from memory,...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 28, 2008 at 05:16 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Really? Ok then I guess the fact is masked by the... 456 Views / 4 Replies  
Really? Ok then I guess the fact is masked by the less configuration needed - e.g. the MacBook pro 2.53GHz starts at $3699+GST on the Apple Store, as I believe was the case for the 2.5GHz last model...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 28, 2008 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm interested to hear that the prices are... 456 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm interested to hear that the prices are actually changing based on the exchange rate. Prices for Macs in New Zealand have just always been ridiculously high. We were up at $NZ1 = $US0.80 in June,...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 27, 2008 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have similar with Vista 64 in boot camp. It... 1,772 Views / 3 Replies  
I have similar with Vista 64 in boot camp. It doesn't come on at startup necessarily, but when it does come on, you can't get it to go off again, only down to that low level as you say.
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 27, 2008 at 06:58 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes it is interesting how the 13" MB in name... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
Yes it is interesting how the 13" MB in name manages to be more than that " bigger than the 12" PB in nature. Interesting to note that the aluminium MB is 3.9cm less wide than the 15", which is wider...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 24, 2008 at 06:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah the Nehalem stuff does all sound exciting,... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
Yeah the Nehalem stuff does all sound exciting, but it is indeed a while to hold out with something oldish - well done for lasting on the 800MHz iBook; I had one for 2 1/2 years that was replaced by...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 22, 2008 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes and maybe they could just perhaps swing it at... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
Yes and maybe they could just perhaps swing it at a slightly lower price? The Air starts just below the Pro and its myriad limitations make it pretty hard to justify. However, I think it would have...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 22, 2008 at 03:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah the small, light factor is a big pull. After... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
Yeah the small, light factor is a big pull. After seeing the new MB in person I was pretty sure I'd just stay with the Feb '08 MBP, but it sure would be nice to be back to that small form factor, not...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 21, 2008 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw a new MB in person today, and I have to say... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
I saw a new MB in person today, and I have to say I was less impressed by that than by the online pics - I guess that can easily be how it works.

The screen didn't seem as bright as my Feb '08...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 20, 2008 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting that point 2). Most of the complaints... 2,703 Views / 38 Replies  
Interesting that point 2). Most of the complaints around have been about the loss of -options-. I like having the option of non-backlit keyboard; I find it most unnecessary and the pics don't make it...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 17, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting point that. I'll be interested to see... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
Interesting point that. I'll be interested to see how that feels indeed. Personally I don't find the old MBP very comfortable, and the plastic lip catches arm hairs just like an all plastic Dell....
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 17, 2008 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If not, I see them releasing a new external... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
If not, I see them releasing a new external "mouse" based on the new trackpad but bigger, that will allow this.

I really like the fact that after years of people asking for a second actual button...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 15, 2008 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah it's a big usage/audience shift. To me, the... 20,822 Views / 514 Replies  
Yeah it's a big usage/audience shift. To me, the new aluminium MacBook seems like the perfect 12" PowerBook replacement, with believable graphics, no skimping on technologies/features...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Oct 14, 2008 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Really enjoying these ads! Good on them for doing... 870 Views / 23 Replies  
Really enjoying these ads! Good on them for doing things so unexpectedly, and really quite happily making fun of themselves. The Jerry and Bill combo is working for me, looking forward to number...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Sep 12, 2008 at 10:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah for some reason Excel has always found the... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah for some reason Excel has always found the need to differ from .. Everyone else in the world on this with the column graph terminology. It was fine before office 2008 though, as column was...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Aug 28, 2008 at 07:46 AM, in Applications
iPhone Software 2.0.1 released! 2,830 Views / 42 Replies  
Wow am I really the first one to see this? I can't see any stories on it on the sites I frequent, but iTunes has just offered it to me and I'm downloading it as I type. Interesting timing; I was just...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Aug 4, 2008 at 06:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
= y'all, contraction of 'you all', come on guys... 694 Views / 15 Replies  
= y'all, contraction of 'you all', come on guys this was pretty obvious.

Re the subject, I've been using my iPhone 3G for over a week and it has not incurred any scratches. The cloth supplied is...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 20, 2008 at 04:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh right. I've been surprised to find that the... 16,285 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh right. I've been surprised to find that the iPhone is quite secretive about batter status. I go on the 'usage' settings, which change to blank / 0 minutes on charge. Would be nice if rid worked...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 17, 2008 at 03:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The OS X install disc should have a set. Whack it... 1,244 Views / 3 Replies  
The OS X install disc should have a set. Whack it in and see what happens?
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 15, 2008 at 06:19 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
[email protected] Oh it could be... 2,538 Views / 34 Replies  
[email protected]

Oh it could be really tempting :).
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 15, 2008 at 06:17 AM, in Applications
Is the machine running tiger? I used to get the... 296 Views / 1 Replies  
Is the machine running tiger? I used to get the same thing on my powerbook on tiger, and the solution turned out to me Leopard! Other than that, nothing that was suggested worked beyond logout,...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 13, 2008 at 08:58 PM, in macOS
That seems an annoying but likely reasoning. I... 516 Views / 6 Replies  
That seems an annoying but likely reasoning. I think a lot of things will come solely from 3rd party apps... Eventually. But small adjustments to built-in programs shouldn't be on that list IMO. This...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 13, 2008 at 04:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Oh well I guess I was one of the few kiwis that... 930 Views / 28 Replies  
Oh well I guess I was one of the few kiwis that missed out on that, having no interest in the rugby ><.
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 13, 2008 at 04:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Vodafone NZ has had a few cases like me ...... 716 Views / 3 Replies  
Vodafone NZ has had a few cases like me ... Similar except that mine is activated, but still unable to connect to phone service, apparently due to the mishandling of transferring sim cards off prepay...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 13, 2008 at 03:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I assume this is mainly for the scroll bars. It... 1,952 Views / 11 Replies  
I assume this is mainly for the scroll bars. It would be nice if they really unified it all for snow leopard. We have come so close now.
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 13, 2008 at 03:45 PM, in GUI Customization
I have actually only used two, for work, but they... 5,337 Views / 76 Replies  
I have actually only used two, for work, but they worked perfectly under Tiger as well, and fail under Leopard on both my old G4 and my new MBP :(.
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 2, 2008 at 05:08 AM, in macOS
Poll: Yes I'll be getting it. I didn't wait around most... 3,005 Views / 67 Replies  
Yes I'll be getting it. I didn't wait around most of the last year with my Nokia 3210, and then inherit a Nokia 6315 that is less pleasant to use but at least has some battery life ... out of choice....
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 2, 2008 at 04:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
• iTunes dashboard widget has never worked, and... 5,337 Views / 76 Replies  
• iTunes dashboard widget has never worked, and is still easy to crash, so I keep reporting its issues.
• Randomly after waking from sleep, the display reverts to the nasty default Color LCD, until...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 2, 2008 at 04:43 AM, in macOS
None of the bugs I've reported repeatedly were... 5,337 Views / 76 Replies  
None of the bugs I've reported repeatedly were fixed, and some that 10.5.3 fixed have risen up again. I'm not a fan :(.

Maybe 10.5.5?
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jul 2, 2008 at 12:47 AM, in macOS
It's just occurred to me that with things like... 2,953 Views / 55 Replies  
It's just occurred to me that with things like exchange support being built in, it would be really nice to have NTFS write support, and for iChat to support MSN messenger!
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jun 11, 2008 at 06:50 PM, in macOS
I'll second a few that have been mentioned: ... 2,953 Views / 55 Replies  
I'll second a few that have been mentioned:
Volume control per app - it's pretty annoying the way it works at the moment.
More view options for Spotlight/Find - the find window is a lot less useful...
Posted by MartiNZ, on Jun 8, 2008 at 06:26 PM, in macOS
Oh... groovy! Maybe in another three months? 7,279 Views / 132 Replies  
Oh... groovy!

Maybe in another three months?
Posted by MartiNZ, on May 30, 2008 at 04:59 AM, in macOS
And much faster than it used to now! Apparently,... 7,279 Views / 132 Replies  
And much faster than it used to now! Apparently, I haven't repaired since installing yet ;).
Posted by MartiNZ, on May 29, 2008 at 11:30 PM, in macOS
No! The 'randomly switch back to the -nasty-... 7,279 Views / 132 Replies  
No! The 'randomly switch back to the -nasty- default Color LCD display calibration on wake from sleep' bug is still around :(.
Posted by MartiNZ, on May 29, 2008 at 09:14 PM, in macOS
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