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Oh but it is. It's just that Microsoft wont be... 1,597 Views / 17 Replies  
Oh but it is. It's just that Microsoft wont be making it. The Zune software will be embeded in the next version of Windows mobile. MS want to do this not just for goodwill amongst their license...
Posted by dale, on Oct 13, 2008 at 07:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Maybe the new manufacturing process that some... 8,305 Views / 253 Replies  
Maybe the new manufacturing process that some sites have been talking about might offer a clue here.

Maybe all Macbooks will have their case tops starting life as a solid chunk (or brick) of metal...
Posted by dale, on Oct 13, 2008 at 07:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
white on black 13,341 Views / 170 Replies  
I know a few members have been wishing for Aluminium iMacs and Black iMacs....

Well here is a kind of half way house. Ay first glance, I quite like it, and I think the new keyboard is very sleek,...
Posted by dale, on Aug 7, 2007 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
but a touch screen that could be laid flat on a... 24,368 Views / 334 Replies  
but a touch screen that could be laid flat on a desktop (i.e. tablet) and then put onto a stand and used with a keyboard and mouse. Might be nteresting if it wasn't hugely expensive.
Posted by dale, on Jun 10, 2007 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Microsofts magic coffee table 24,368 Views / 334 Replies  
I have to say it, the suggestion I made above of a 17" iMac tablet with gesture control doesn't seem too far fetched now after the Microsoft announcement today about "Surface Computing". :cool:
...
Posted by dale, on May 30, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi Simon, Thanks for answering the... 24,368 Views / 334 Replies  
Hi Simon,

Thanks for answering the questions.... it saved me trawling around trying to find out what Santa Rosa was.

If I was Steve Jobs, I wouldn't put a new iMac or mini out right now for a...
Posted by dale, on May 2, 2007 at 09:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
All, Sorry if you feel I have been living in... 24,368 Views / 334 Replies  
All,

Sorry if you feel I have been living in some sort of bubble for the last few months, maybe I have. This whole Santa Roas thing has got me thinking... I have two questions:

1.) What extra...
Posted by dale, on May 2, 2007 at 05:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Reemember its not the size, its what you do with... 832 Views / 9 Replies  
Reemember its not the size, its what you do with it that counts.:lol:

I'm guessing that the iMac will not be replaced until October, when leopard is finally let out of the cage. If you bought...
Posted by dale, on Apr 26, 2007 at 07:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi P, thanks for your feedbackon my thoughts. ... 24,368 Views / 334 Replies  
Hi P, thanks for your feedbackon my thoughts.

The reason I think they will modify the motherboard design is to aide manufacturing and authorised repair. The cleaner the overall design of the iMac,...
Posted by dale, on Apr 25, 2007 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, This is my first post for several... 24,368 Views / 334 Replies  
Okay,

This is my first post for several months...

I think I'm a lot less of a techie that a lot off you guys out there, but here is my $0.02 worth.....

1.) The arrangement of having the...
Posted by dale, on Apr 24, 2007 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
iMacs are really plug and play. You plug it... 712 Views / 3 Replies  
iMacs are really plug and play.

You plug it in
And play with it. :)

It's a tinkerers worst nightmare - a sealed unit. I have a 20" inch one, best computer I ever bought, and I have a degree...
Posted by dale, on Apr 24, 2007 at 06:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
The HDD's in the iMac are fairly sizable. What... 712 Views / 3 Replies  
The HDD's in the iMac are fairly sizable. What are you doing with it - lots of video?

You could always buy an external HDD for more space. If you really need tons of storage, the Mac Pro may be...
Posted by dale, on Apr 24, 2007 at 06:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
20" iMac refurb and save for a year to buy the 3... 832 Views / 9 Replies  
20" iMac refurb and save for a year to buy the 3 year warranty.

If that is still too expensive, call in lots of favours from friends to lend you money. If you can't afford to repay them, offer...
Posted by dale, on Apr 24, 2007 at 06:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Password now reset 568 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

Thanks for the reply. I managed to find what I needed by googling as you suggested.

I first performed a reinstall, which of course didn't solve the problem. :\ After rebooting with the...
Posted by dale, on Feb 20, 2007 at 05:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
help: Reinstall OSX Without Password 568 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi everyone,

Bit of an emergency - I finally convinced my dad to ditch the Win XP machhine and buy an iMac - only took 12 months :)

He has installed OSX, but cannot remember what password he...
Posted by dale, on Feb 19, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can' beleive it was 10 years ago - but you are... 95,714 Views / 2,738 Replies  
Can' beleive it was 10 years ago - but you are correct. I bought mine after it had been out about 18 months (so I could practise to beat a friend who already owned one).

I stopped playing games...
Posted by dale, on Oct 30, 2006 at 02:45 PM, in Gaming
I am not a gamer..... 95,714 Views / 2,738 Replies  
Apologies if it appears like I have just come back to earth after 12 months away.... I am NOT a gamer - the last time I bought a game was the Goldeneye 007 shoot-em up on the Nintendo.

But.........
Posted by dale, on Oct 30, 2006 at 02:21 PM, in Gaming
With Microsoft preparing to charge $300 per copy... 2,107 Views / 60 Replies  
With Microsoft preparing to charge $300 per copy of windows VISTA - PC laptops will Need to start at $500.

Oh, but then these laptops will not be powerful enough to run VISTA! :hmm:
Posted by dale, on Oct 30, 2006 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Apple may be taking a it of a gamble here on the... 2,771 Views / 27 Replies  
Apple may be taking a it of a gamble here on the pre 11n "compatibility" cards, but in all fairness does it really matter?

If the internal card does conform with the final 11n standard -...
Posted by dale, on Oct 30, 2006 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I may be alone with this thought, but...... this... 15,599 Views / 99 Replies  
I may be alone with this thought, but...... this is not for me. I liked the white version of this, but in black, it looks "heavy".
Posted by dale, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I can see apple may introduce a black iMac, but... 15,599 Views / 99 Replies  
I can see apple may introduce a black iMac, but not other colours...

However, I could see the mini replacing either it's white plastic top, or the aluminium side band with coloured anodised...
Posted by dale, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
US Store is also down 861 Views / 22 Replies  
US Store is also down
Posted by dale, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: It does the same as me - goes to sleep :) 2,512 Views / 72 Replies  
It does the same as me - goes to sleep :)
Posted by dale, on Oct 18, 2006 at 05:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Laeticia Cast has my vote 14,054 Views / 84 Replies  
Laeticia Cast has my vote
Posted by dale, on Oct 4, 2006 at 04:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for feedback, guys. Interface is important... 4,766 Views / 70 Replies  
Thanks for feedback, guys. Interface is important to me - I would want it to be very slick

the price I specified earlier $299 - I had assumed that you would not need to buy an airport express to...
Posted by dale, on Sep 12, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
this sounds like exactly what I have been waiting... 4,766 Views / 70 Replies  
this sounds like exactly what I have been waiting for. Assuming the front row interface is fully functioning.

hardware bridge between TV and my Mac, to allow music and video to be shown on the big...
Posted by dale, on Sep 12, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
images ocupy areas. The image is twice as large,... 4,778 Views / 234 Replies  
images ocupy areas. The image is twice as large, in two directions so it is 4 times as large. This is not marketing BS as you put it, it is correct. :)
Posted by dale, on Sep 12, 2006 at 02:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Wholeheartedly agree. My wife and I lost our... 1,937 Views / 38 Replies  
Wholeheartedly agree. My wife and I lost our baby son just over a year ago. It was the most horrific experience I have ever been through. I just hope the press respects her privacy at this terrible...
Posted by dale, on Sep 12, 2006 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd try putting the old memory back in. Mind... 2,269 Views / 7 Replies  
I'd try putting the old memory back in.

Mind you - if you went to the trouble of trying every electrical appliance in the house to prove the socket wasn't at fault, I suspect you already tried...
Posted by dale, on Sep 8, 2006 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
If I was you, I'd save for an extra few weeks,... 716 Views / 6 Replies  
If I was you, I'd save for an extra few weeks, and just buy the higher specced mini.

Better still - beg steal and borrow the $200 /£130 from friends, familly or the mob (no, not the mob - you'll...
Posted by dale, on Sep 7, 2006 at 06:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe the pricing is $9.99 - download now,... 2,194 Views / 73 Replies  
Maybe the pricing is

$9.99 - download now, burn one copy for keeps
$14.99 - download and watch now - physical copy through the post
Posted by dale, on Sep 5, 2006 at 04:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would suspect new movie download service and... 2,194 Views / 73 Replies  
I would suspect new movie download service and new device to sit under the "telly".

I also suspect that this new device will work with PC's running a windows version of iTunes movie download...
Posted by dale, on Sep 5, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think it is in our nature as technically minded... 1,333 Views / 31 Replies  
I think it is in our nature as technically minded people to optimise our technology choices. Sometimes though, I think we lose sight of the fact that the two choices at hand are so good, that we are...
Posted by dale, on Aug 1, 2006 at 06:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OreoCookie, you are right. I think I read... 1,333 Views / 31 Replies  
OreoCookie, you are right.

I think I read somewhere that the technology that the sensor behaves very similarly through the ISO range to the 5d. I am no expert though, and I cannot remember where...
Posted by dale, on Jul 27, 2006 at 04:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It was when I held a Nikon D50 and a Canon Eos... 1,333 Views / 31 Replies  
It was when I held a Nikon D50 and a Canon Eos 350d (rebel XT)that I made up my mind for Nikon.

I don't want to spend mega-bucks on a camera, and the Canon just felt too small. It felt like I was...
Posted by dale, on Jul 27, 2006 at 09:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
sorry, I think that should have said 30d, not 20d 1,333 Views / 31 Replies  
sorry, I think that should have said 30d, not 20d
Posted by dale, on Jul 26, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm not a Nikon guy yet, but I will buy Nikon. ... 1,333 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm not a Nikon guy yet, but I will buy Nikon.

It means I can share kit with my dad, who bought a d50 a few days ago. The MP count is alright on the Nikon. I thought a 6MP camera seemed low, but I...
Posted by dale, on Jul 26, 2006 at 01:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It also says new addition to the line up. I am... 1,333 Views / 31 Replies  
It also says new addition to the line up. I am wondering if this will plug the gap between the d70 and D200. Maybe a d130 or something.
Posted by dale, on Jul 22, 2006 at 07:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My dad bought a D50 a few days ago on my... 1,333 Views / 31 Replies  
My dad bought a D50 a few days ago on my recommendation. I fancied getting a d70, but thought the MP count a bit on the low size (yes, I know its not just about the MP count). I will now definately...
Posted by dale, on Jul 22, 2006 at 06:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for all your responses. NTL is the... 2,316 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for all your responses.

NTL is the only cable provider in the UK to my knowledge. NTL do not have the wires running past my house, or plans to put them there. ADSL is my only option. I...
Posted by dale, on Jul 21, 2006 at 09:50 AM, in Networking
Hi CMS, Thanks for that. The networking... 2,316 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi CMS,

Thanks for that. The networking side, I am okay with. I have had to call BT only once, and they gave me what I needed.

The real issue for me is that I know nothing about VoIP. BT...
Posted by dale, on Jul 21, 2006 at 05:23 AM, in Networking
I am based in the UK and have also been thinking... 2,316 Views / 19 Replies  
I am based in the UK and have also been thinking about replacing my ADSL wireless modem router. I have also been looking at Netgear Routers. I need something that will coordinate with the other stuff...
Posted by dale, on Jul 21, 2006 at 04:55 AM, in Networking
UK Price Drop 762 Views / 6 Replies  
Are you a UK buyer??

Just noticed a price drop on Apple's web site this morning (Sorry if this is old news):

Mac Mini - starting from £399 - I'm sure thios was £449 before.
iMac - £879 and...
Posted by dale, on Jun 19, 2006 at 05:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Are you a UK buyer?? Just noticed a price... 4,735 Views / 81 Replies  
Are you a UK buyer??

Just noticed a price drop on Apple's web site:

Mac Mini - starting from £399
iMac - £879 and £1129
MacBook - £749
MB Pro - £1399

I bought a 20" iMac in Feb, this is...
Posted by dale, on Jun 19, 2006 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you buy now you will have months of trouble... 4,735 Views / 81 Replies  
If you buy now you will have months of trouble free compting pleasure before the next iMac is released. This is surely of greater value that whatever new widgets apple decides to put in the next...
Posted by dale, on Jun 2, 2006 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
I went to the apple store earlier and bought the... 484 Views / 1 Replies  
I went to the apple store earlier and bought the logitech portable unit. The sound on the AL's sounded a little light and distorted. :\

My wife hates the logitech one though. She doesn't think it...
Posted by dale, on May 15, 2006 at 06:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Portable iPod speakers and charger 484 Views / 1 Replies  
All, I need some help with iPod speakers.

I want to buy a set of portable speakers to take away on holiday with me (in Europe) that will also act as a charger for my video iPod (30GB). I am...
Posted by dale, on May 15, 2006 at 02:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The in-laws are blown away with OSX and the iMac.... 649 Views / 6 Replies  
The in-laws are blown away with OSX and the iMac. They will replace their 18 month old Windows XP PC laptop with a Mac!! I would have been happy with "Wow" but I guess this move is compelling enough!!
Posted by dale, on May 1, 2006 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I now have 1.5GB in the iMac. What a difference... 649 Views / 6 Replies  
I now have 1.5GB in the iMac. What a difference it makes!!

I read that if the two memory banks have the same memory inserted, you can get an aditional improvement! Can anyone confirm if this makes...
Posted by dale, on Apr 28, 2006 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dohh!!!! I have bought already. Thanks for... 649 Views / 6 Replies  
Dohh!!!!

I have bought already. Thanks for the advice everyone, I went with Crucial in the end. the 1GB stick will treble the memory we have in the iMac (currently running on standard 512Mb). I...
Posted by dale, on Apr 26, 2006 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
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