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By any chance did you had a USB memory connected... 3,698 Views / 14 Replies  
By any chance did you had a USB memory connected to your Mac? If so, check there since its a common problem that the file is there instead of the desktop and when you want to retrieve it doesn't find...
Posted by polendo, on Aug 31, 2013 at 11:47 PM, in Applications
Maybe is not related but VAIO Duo 's 13 (with... 523 Views / 2 Replies  
Maybe is not related but VAIO Duo 's 13 (with Haswell) wifi has the exact same problem. It drops the signal. Sony is aware of the problem will send over a patch to fix it. Looks like the issue is...
Posted by polendo, on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
onto other topic, I have the exact same model...... 1,625 Views / 10 Replies  
onto other topic, I have the exact same model... have you had the video issues withe nVidia 8600 card?
Posted by polendo, on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not an expert but P's argument sounds fine to me.... 1,708 Views / 30 Replies  
Not an expert but P's argument sounds fine to me. There's time where technology simply is phased out commercially and you just have to move on. USB 3 is fast. Whatever you resolve I hope is for the...
Posted by polendo, on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If the 13" non retina MBP had a higher screen... 2,334 Views / 24 Replies  
If the 13" non retina MBP had a higher screen resolution I would grab one as in now.
Posted by polendo, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you for your opinion. I just ordered the... 504 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you for your opinion.
I just ordered the NuPower one. Yup.. my fault on the original battery. I'm sure if operated correctly it would have been a different story. I was just so hesitant (still...
Posted by polendo, on Feb 16, 2013 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac Book Pro battery 504 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys,
Quick question. I need to replace my Mac Book Pro (early 2008) 4,1 battery. In Mexico the Apple battery costs 160 USD and OWC NuPower 89 USD with shipping. 70 USD isn't really going to...
Posted by polendo, on Feb 16, 2013 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You might want to check your nVidia GPU and... 385 Views / 3 Replies  
You might want to check your nVidia GPU and processor temperature. I think its throtling down to cool down hence hitting your fps. This happens when the thermal paste doesn't do its job anymore (with...
Posted by polendo, on Dec 8, 2012 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some time ago I bought a japanese square with... 246 Views / 2 Replies  
Some time ago I bought a japanese square with some real fine arena and a wooden stylus/pen/pencil.. and the idea was to "draw" or simply freestyle with the stylus drawing just nothing on the arena....
Posted by polendo, on Oct 21, 2012 at 09:09 AM, in Gaming
I stand corrected. Some how I read and understood... 751 Views / 9 Replies  
I stand corrected. Some how I read and understood incorrectly that it had the GPS radio.. but no.. maps uses wifi.
Posted by polendo, on Sep 30, 2012 at 06:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm buying the new iPod touch. I have a 3rd... 751 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm buying the new iPod touch. I have a 3rd generation one and I use it regularly.. cant wait to be able to take photos, video and use occasionally the GPS. I think the new iPod touch is a darn...
Posted by polendo, on Sep 29, 2012 at 09:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I´m sticking with Win 7 Pro unless I see some... 1,165 Views / 33 Replies  
I´m sticking with Win 7 Pro unless I see some cool stuff worth switching. The tiles system is great on Win Phone.. not so sure it would be the same on a PC, but will have to wait and see.

OEM Win...
Posted by polendo, on Aug 9, 2012 at 09:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I used for sometime an Android phone. To have a... 6,795 Views / 157 Replies  
I used for sometime an Android phone. To have a tabled with Android is definetly a no-no. That OS is definetly not finished. Hardware wise (Motorola Defy) is top notch, but the OS at least to me is...
Posted by polendo, on Jul 20, 2012 at 04:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you want a reliable Mac look for the latest... 828 Views / 33 Replies  
If you want a reliable Mac look for the latest Macbook you might find (white ones). Those are tough as nails. Its a shame they do not build them anymore.
Posted by polendo, on Jul 15, 2012 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have all my discs. Early 08 Macbook (which... 765 Views / 12 Replies  
I have all my discs. Early 08 Macbook (which seems it wont´t be able to get mountain lion), Early MBP 08 and late 08 MBP. I even have their boxes and documentation (including the stickers!).
Posted by polendo, on Jun 25, 2012 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love it how one can be a spectator of a good... 1,267 Views / 22 Replies  
I love it how one can be a spectator of a good friday night match of opinions. Just like playing a round of poker with friends chatting away with what is best and what not. :thumbsup:
Posted by polendo, on Jun 2, 2012 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I see that picture and then I look at my Apple TV... 5,413 Views / 88 Replies  
I see that picture and then I look at my Apple TV remote control.. and WTF!! those remotes looks like they can change a diaper when needed!
cheers
Posted by polendo, on May 30, 2012 at 11:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I forgot to mention that when you finalize a DVD... 1,616 Views / 16 Replies  
I forgot to mention that when you finalize a DVD you cannot record anymore on that particular DVD disc. So basically you record programs and when it is almost full you finalize it and you are ready...
Posted by polendo, on May 30, 2012 at 12:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey there, Its actually pretty flexible to... 1,616 Views / 16 Replies  
Hey there,

Its actually pretty flexible to record on a DVD. You actually have like 4 record speed setups (like on a VHS) on a 4.7 GB DVD. Time range from 1 hour on a full DVD to like 8 hours on...
Posted by polendo, on May 29, 2012 at 03:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Pete, I just realized you are in Europe (I... 1,616 Views / 16 Replies  
Pete,
I just realized you are in Europe (I googled SCART). Before you buy a stand alone DVD recorder from this side of the pond make sure it is compatible with your over the air TV format (you guys...
Posted by polendo, on May 28, 2012 at 06:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I dont know what does SCART means, but a DVD... 1,616 Views / 16 Replies  
I dont know what does SCART means, but a DVD recorder is like a VHS. Same concept. From the OUT of the source to IN of the DVD recorder. And from out of the DVD recorder to IN of the TV. In my setup...
Posted by polendo, on May 28, 2012 at 05:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DVD recorders have been scarce since there are... 1,616 Views / 16 Replies  
DVD recorders have been scarce since there are issues with copy rights and the ones with a TV tuner have been practically banned and hence aren't made any more. I spent a lot of time searching for...
Posted by polendo, on May 20, 2012 at 06:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hahaha! :lol: I love it how he cleans up the... 1,073 Views / 11 Replies  
Hahaha! :lol: I love it how he cleans up the knife.. master stroke!
Posted by polendo, on Mar 18, 2012 at 08:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Everytime I read about something being 0.20 lbs... 12,246 Views / 478 Replies  
Everytime I read about something being 0.20 lbs heavier (and that being a disadvantage) I can't help remember how heavy were 1990s laptops compared to nowaday's. I don´t think they will object to...
Posted by polendo, on Mar 18, 2012 at 08:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple hasn´t released the new iPad yet, so that... 12,246 Views / 478 Replies  
Apple hasn´t released the new iPad yet, so that is still unknown. On the 23rd they are supposed to release it oficially.

From what I read, 100 cities will get 4G LTE coverage (Telcel).. BUT I do...
Posted by polendo, on Mar 18, 2012 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mexico´s Telcel LTE 4G net will launch until... 12,246 Views / 478 Replies  
Mexico´s Telcel LTE 4G net will launch until April. Let´s see if the new iPad will work at true 4G speeds.
Posted by polendo, on Mar 16, 2012 at 07:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The key to test is to have backups. Google is... 952 Views / 8 Replies  
The key to test is to have backups. Google is great in that respect with their function on contacts to revert to x day/hour. That way if something goes wrong you can just revert everything rather...
Posted by polendo, on Mar 10, 2012 at 12:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I hear you allright. I´m going to stick with my... 952 Views / 8 Replies  
I hear you allright. I´m going to stick with my current setup until I figure out how to synchronize everything and will do so step by step...iPod touch first in case it screws up haha.
regards,
Posted by polendo, on Mar 9, 2012 at 07:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looks like there won´t be any participation... 952 Views / 8 Replies  
Looks like there won´t be any participation regarding this topic haha. If anyone cares I just syncd everything with Outlook and installed my apps from iTunes. Comparing the 8GB 3GS to my 32 GB...
Posted by polendo, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
need help organizing data on iPhone 952 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi all,
I was expecting my iPhone 3GS to come next week, but somehow it´s already here. I bought it new from Apple. Anyway, I need suggestions on where to start to organize my data : contacts,...
Posted by polendo, on Mar 8, 2012 at 07:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sounds like a bug to me. Maybe when you have no... 3,485 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds like a bug to me. Maybe when you have no signal the iOS 5 tries to switch antennas and or conserve battery power and restarts itself in order to start looking for a signal.

If I were you I...
Posted by polendo, on Dec 15, 2011 at 05:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
WP7 is pretty good. Its definetly a different... 1,207 Views / 20 Replies  
WP7 is pretty good. Its definetly a different breed of OS. For once it feels really simple.. even sometimes more than iOS. It´s also pretty responsive and the marketplace even though is smaller...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 07:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just to report I had no luck stopping the rate of... 1,697 Views / 35 Replies  
Just to report I had no luck stopping the rate of battery consumption. Calibrating the battery didn't help. I only get 1 day of use at the most. I will have to wait and see if an update helps this...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 25, 2011 at 04:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No luck with the calibration... battery just... 782 Views / 2 Replies  
No luck with the calibration... battery just drains completely even without using. I get 24 hours max with light use. I checked when I bought it and its just 13 months old.
Posted by polendo, on Oct 25, 2011 at 04:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think you meant 8600 GT ? -- That´s the bad one. 3,423 Views / 114 Replies  
I think you meant 8600 GT ? -- That´s the bad one.
Posted by polendo, on Oct 24, 2011 at 10:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OP: check it out.. new MBPs! 1,781 Views / 26 Replies  
OP: check it out.. new MBPs!
Posted by polendo, on Oct 24, 2011 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Peugeot will turn 10 years old next March. I... 1,781 Views / 26 Replies  
My Peugeot will turn 10 years old next March. I can´t sell the darn thing.. I love it. My iBook G3 700 MHZ gave it away (as in gave it for free) to a friend since though it was working, I was not...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 23, 2011 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I found out that too but on iOS iPod Touch 3G... 824 Views / 6 Replies  
I found out that too but on iOS iPod Touch 3G (iPad and Mac on a much lesser degree). I disabled iCloud all together on iPad, Mac and iPod until (if there is any) a solution is found. Right now I´m...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 23, 2011 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well if at the beginning of times Google indeed... 2,064 Views / 60 Replies  
Well if at the beginning of times Google indeed copied iOS they did a lousy job to say the least. I got a Motorola Android phone two years ago (with 1.5) and it was/is an unfinished product.....
Posted by polendo, on Oct 22, 2011 at 01:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I did and it gets worse under iOS5. I have the... 782 Views / 2 Replies  
I did and it gets worse under iOS5. I have the exact same model as you. Right now it lasts me an afternoon only, whilst before it lasted 3 days more or less. I´m attempting several things and see...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 22, 2011 at 01:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mmmm me on the contrary didn´t used it under iOS4... 1,697 Views / 35 Replies  
Mmmm me on the contrary didn´t used it under iOS4 and and now I´m using it all the time. I will switch it off just for the heck of it.
Posted by polendo, on Oct 22, 2011 at 01:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have got a theory regarding the battery issue.... 1,697 Views / 35 Replies  
I have got a theory regarding the battery issue. We saw that the battery drained quite fast in comparison to iOS4.. but did you guys noticed that recharging the device was too fast? In other words...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 22, 2011 at 01:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Nope.. they used methanol until Paul Dana (which... 1,859 Views / 13 Replies  
Nope.. they used methanol until Paul Dana (which had a similar accident) came with the ethanol idea by around 2006. From then on they used ethanol.

But you are correct.. the sparks are from...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 18, 2011 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I was expecting a dropbox kind of service for... 1,061 Views / 39 Replies  
I was expecting a dropbox kind of service for files (but couldn´t make it work using iCloud). In all due honesty I found iCloud to only duplicate my contacts and calendars on my Macs, iPad & iPod....
Posted by polendo, on Oct 18, 2011 at 02:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have an iTouch (3rd generation) with OS5 and... 1,697 Views / 35 Replies  
I have an iTouch (3rd generation) with OS5 and also see the battery drain Android like fast. At first I thought the iTouch´s battery simply is getting a bit old and quite possible it aggravates the...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 18, 2011 at 01:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah well , the computer tech guy or gal is... 1,126 Views / 26 Replies  
Yeah well , the computer tech guy or gal is supposed to be you (or us for that matter)! -- hey someone has to fix the darn things from time to time. The funny thing is that people tend to think...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 15, 2011 at 02:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That´s why it is recommended to have at least 1... 1,126 Views / 26 Replies  
That´s why it is recommended to have at least 1 doctor, lawyer and priest as a friend :D . No kidding I have the 3 and the doctor is the one I owe him big time.
Posted by polendo, on Oct 14, 2011 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A cold is different from the flu. Definetly go... 1,126 Views / 26 Replies  
A cold is different from the flu. Definetly go and see a Doctor since 9 days seem like a lot for a common cold.

From my experience of last year (I got influenza and then like 3 more times...
Posted by polendo, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That´s ok Calverson .. in all due honesty I did... 1,127 Views / 49 Replies  
That´s ok Calverson .. in all due honesty I did laughed a bit haha!
regards
Posted by polendo, on Oct 11, 2011 at 12:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I loved the idea of the nano watch! I didn't... 1,127 Views / 49 Replies  
I loved the idea of the nano watch! I didn't enough attention before. The lunatik wristband looks interesting.
Posted by polendo, on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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