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Benchmarks haven't really shown it to be that... 586 Views / 4 Replies  
Benchmarks haven't really shown it to be that much better - I'd just stuff some more RAM in it as mduell suggests, save yourself a bit of money :)
Posted by Duracell, on Apr 7, 2008 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We have a iBook G4 we use around the house to... 495 Views / 4 Replies  
We have a iBook G4 we use around the house to play music and stuff, it's never turned off, the lid is closed and it falls off to sleep... It's ALWAYS connected to IRC when it's awake - Sometimes, in...
Posted by Duracell, on Apr 7, 2008 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, nice write up! I'm afraid I originally... 1,185 Views / 17 Replies  
Hi, nice write up!

I'm afraid I originally got the 17" MBP but returned it because of the weight :(
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This seems rather unlikely unless you're... 843 Views / 9 Replies  
This seems rather unlikely unless you're extremely far away from the router - boarding on 0% reception, no?
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 26, 2008 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/8596/2503200813... 1,153,068 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/8596/25032008139bg8.jpg

From left to right: JBL Creature II speakers, iMac G5 ALS, A logitech wireless keyboard, can't remember which one, an Apple remote...
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 25, 2008 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ahoy, Tried on two machines, MBP 2.5GHz,... 1,421 Views / 2 Replies  
Ahoy,

Tried on two machines, MBP 2.5GHz, 2GB, 512mb 8600m - It runs smooth as anything on default settings it chooses, no noticeable slowdown in either single player or multiplayer, if it can run...
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 24, 2008 at 08:03 AM, in Gaming
Bit of an open question :) What will you be... 586 Views / 15 Replies  
Bit of an open question :)

What will you be using it for, work? Play?

Regardless of what you're using it for, grab a sleeve or case for it, you don't want it getting wrecked if you're carting...
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 7, 2008 at 03:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't let that warning put you off getting... 571 Views / 5 Replies  
I wouldn't let that warning put you off getting one.

From personal experience using one on a MBP, It doesn't really appear to get hot (or even warm), so I'm assuming it's not absorbing much heat....
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 7, 2008 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's a real shame - The only one I've ever been... 1,463 Views / 14 Replies  
That's a real shame - The only one I've ever been to is the one on Reagent Street in London - That one is always so clean it blinds you on a sunny day, I love it in there :p
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 5, 2008 at 09:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi, Sorry, I didn't realize the topic said... 571 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

Sorry, I didn't realize the topic said black, but I can help you out anyway

The black one completely blocks out the backlight, there is absolutely no light let through. In my opinion the...
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 5, 2008 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From personal experience, Leopard - Like other... 2,028 Views / 30 Replies  
From personal experience, Leopard - Like other people have said, bump up the RAM a bit if you've got the money - You'd probably notice a difference over tiger regardless though.
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 5, 2008 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yo, I'm pretty sure it's the Mac Minis and iMacs... 507 Views / 3 Replies  
Yo, I'm pretty sure it's the Mac Minis and iMacs that have 12mm drives, the Macbooks/MBPs are 9mm drives.

Considered buying an official one? Macbook & Macbook Pro Drives, Apple Mac Products, iPod...
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 1, 2008 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yo, almost missed this :) The original... 571 Views / 5 Replies  
Yo, almost missed this :)

The original Powerbook one allowed you to see the back light of the keyboard - Having a quick look at the website, the MBP ones appear to be made of the same material, so...
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 1, 2008 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does OS X still do nightly schedueled stuff... 641 Views / 8 Replies  
Does OS X still do nightly schedueled stuff around that time in the morning? I'm pretty sure my iMac used to do it, Can't be sure though - That might be it though :)
Posted by Duracell, on Nov 23, 2007 at 08:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
As a rule of thumb, I'd just avoid the Carphone... 602 Views / 2 Replies  
As a rule of thumb, I'd just avoid the Carphone Warehouse altogether and buy it from an o2 or Apple store, I've never had a good experience with them. If it's not a forceful store rep, it's one that...
Posted by Duracell, on Nov 21, 2007 at 02:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It'd be cool if they stuck a iPod dock on it this... 2,191 Views / 25 Replies  
It'd be cool if they stuck a iPod dock on it this time too - There was some info about a possible planned iPod dock when the mac mini first came out (hardware still in there, or something) , so it's...
Posted by Duracell, on Oct 13, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
I picked one up at the launch on Sunday, (London)... 2,991 Views / 50 Replies  
I picked one up at the launch on Sunday, (London) they ran out of 16gb ones while I was there. (still got one though!) There was also some left on Sunday, like the guy above me said!
Posted by Duracell, on Oct 1, 2007 at 05:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks! I might just end up paying someone... 443 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks!

I might just end up paying someone to go and get me one anyway :hmm:
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 26, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pre-ordered items from Apple.com 443 Views / 4 Replies  
Ahoy, all

I figure this is probably the best place for this!

The iPhone launch is looming in the UK and I'd like to grab one as soon as they're available on the Friday 9th November... but here...
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 25, 2007 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They are great! I saw an ad for it in Reading... 998 Views / 10 Replies  
They are great! I saw an ad for it in Reading town center this morning on the way to work, I thought it was a spoof at first :P
Posted by Duracell, on Jan 29, 2007 at 08:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My list is almost as long as yours!... almost! ... 3,193 Views / 49 Replies  
My list is almost as long as yours!... almost!

1. 2001 (I think) Original 5gb first gen iPod
2. 2006 First gen iPod nano
Posted by Duracell, on Jan 8, 2007 at 07:21 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Jumping the gun, anyone? So blizzard have a... 911 Views / 10 Replies  
Jumping the gun, anyone?

So blizzard have a licence for it, all that means is blizzard games will continue to made for both Windows and OSX, just like they always have been.
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 16, 2006 at 12:32 PM, in Gaming
That's not really an option, sadly - The nearest... 2,294 Views / 7 Replies  
That's not really an option, sadly - The nearest store is London and I can't really justify the ride up there at the moment. I will however phone them up if that guide doesn't work!

Thanks for the...
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 8, 2006 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
As I didnt have internet access untill I got to... 2,294 Views / 7 Replies  
As I didnt have internet access untill I got to work just now I've not been able to really research the problem. I found this - iMac G5: Troubleshooting when your computer won't turn on...
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 8, 2006 at 03:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cheers! :) And yes, I tried swapping the... 2,294 Views / 7 Replies  
Cheers! :)

And yes, I tried swapping the crucial RAM with the original RAM, still no luck though :(
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 8, 2006 at 03:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
iMac Dead? I hope not. 2,294 Views / 7 Replies  
Ahoy there! Hopefully one or two of you can give me a hand before I shell out some money to get it looked at (only just went out of it's warranty)

My iMac (specs in sig - second from last revision...
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 8, 2006 at 03:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Seconded, the artwork is fantastic :) 733 Views / 2 Replies  
Seconded, the artwork is fantastic :)
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 5, 2006 at 11:22 AM, in Gaming
Nothing too original :p Enemy Territory ... 1,995 Views / 24 Replies  
Nothing too original :p

Enemy Territory
Warcraft3 + FT
Starcraft + BW
Unreal Tournament 2004
Dungeon Siege
Sim City 4
Rise of Nations + F&P
Myth 2
Posted by Duracell, on Sep 5, 2006 at 04:28 AM, in Gaming
While I'm not the most knowledgeable on the... 878 Views / 23 Replies  
While I'm not the most knowledgeable on the subject - To get a virus there has to be some sort of client interaction - Computers don't just get a virus from being connected to the Internet unless...
Posted by Duracell, on Jul 5, 2006 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Seems like great value for money for what it is -... 2,426 Views / 121 Replies  
Seems like great value for money for what it is - I'd imagine these will be pretty popular too!

The iMac has such a small footprint, it'll be a great pro for schools that need both cost and space...
Posted by Duracell, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bit of both, I'd imagine. No business out there... 878 Views / 23 Replies  
Bit of both, I'd imagine. No business out there put the user first - they all want to make money and ultimately need to make money to stay afloat - Maybe this is a way to move into the home market on...
Posted by Duracell, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That may have been the situation a few years ago... 878 Views / 23 Replies  
That may have been the situation a few years ago (and in most part it still is) but I think the general public take into account this sort of thing more than they used to.:hmm:
Posted by Duracell, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sophos suggest home users switch to macs 878 Views / 23 Replies  
First of all, forgive me if this is 'ol news but I thought it was pretty interesting that a company that many small businesses and home users hang on the very word of would suggest something like...
Posted by Duracell, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I can't offer much (read: any) first hand advice... 2,593 Views / 10 Replies  
I can't offer much (read: any) first hand advice but..

Ask him to lower the resolution, view distance, spell detail and turn off any shaders he may have on. WoW runs fine on my iBook with 1gb of...
Posted by Duracell, on May 25, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Gaming
I don't understand, why not just use black... 15,784 Views / 188 Replies  
I don't understand, why not just use black plastic?
Posted by Duracell, on May 18, 2006 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Heh, you probably whacked Apple+F5, that's the ... 480 Views / 3 Replies  
Heh, you probably whacked Apple+F5, that's the hotkey for it :)

I've done it a few times, I can't say I use any other hotkeys around that area but apparently I do :p
Posted by Duracell, on May 8, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in macOS
This is the same feeling I get whenever I've read... 991 Views / 13 Replies  
This is the same feeling I get whenever I've read C|Net, all the Apple reviews I've read have been positive.

None the less, what the guy has wrote was a nice read after reading the comparison,...
Posted by Duracell, on May 4, 2006 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The G4 iBook sounds great for you then, no real... 578 Views / 4 Replies  
The G4 iBook sounds great for you then, no real sense in upgrading and spending more money!

Hope you're happy with it! :)
Posted by Duracell, on Apr 23, 2006 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it's more people getting used to it - My... 2,169 Views / 23 Replies  
I think it's more people getting used to it - My current iMac has some pretty serious brightness issues that are plainly visible on a solid colour background but I've got used to it and only see it...
Posted by Duracell, on Apr 22, 2006 at 05:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
This only happens to me when I have a CD/DVD in... 786 Views / 8 Replies  
This only happens to me when I have a CD/DVD in the drive - as soon as I remove it the fans stop :\
Posted by Duracell, on Apr 4, 2006 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thought I'd add this - Found on... 3,218 Views / 46 Replies  
Thought I'd add this -



Found on Gamingsteve.com
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 20, 2006 at 05:29 AM, in Gaming
:eek: sums my thoughts up pretty well. It's... 3,218 Views / 46 Replies  
:eek: sums my thoughts up pretty well.

It's Maxis! Probably going to be released for el'maco
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 16, 2006 at 05:06 AM, in Gaming
In no order of preference, NWN Deus Ex ... 1,550 Views / 27 Replies  
In no order of preference,

NWN
Deus Ex
World of Warcraft
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 13, 2006 at 08:36 AM, in Gaming
Local mac reseller, John Lewis. 2,389 Views / 36 Replies  
Local mac reseller, John Lewis.
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 8, 2006 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Glad to see you fixed it! :thumbsup: 1,162 Views / 5 Replies  
Glad to see you fixed it! :thumbsup:
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 2, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I would, but i'm on the EU servers :) 823 Views / 16 Replies  
I would, but i'm on the EU servers :)
Posted by Duracell, on Mar 2, 2006 at 04:00 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Cool model, but does anyone else think the sub... 922 Views / 8 Replies  
Cool model, but does anyone else think the sub looks like a blender? :p
Posted by Duracell, on Feb 27, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
If only I was living in America :| I'd buy... 3,832 Views / 45 Replies  
If only I was living in America :|

I'd buy ten, open a cyber cafe for 5 months, take them back and do a runner and move to.. er Ame.. England.
Posted by Duracell, on Feb 27, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry for your loss :( Hope this will help -... 2,316 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry for your loss :(

Hope this will help - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106156

Edit - Slightly more useful -...
Posted by Duracell, on Feb 27, 2006 at 05:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No problem, glad I could help. 1,354 Views / 20 Replies  
No problem, glad I could help.
Posted by Duracell, on Feb 24, 2006 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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