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$329 for ANY spec'd entry model is DOA. 8GB is... 211 Views / 8 Replies  
$329 for ANY spec'd entry model is DOA.
8GB is DOA too. I'd be shocked if Apple came out with an iPad that had that level of Memory...unless it is also including a microSD slot.

If Apple is to...
Posted by dpicardi, on Oct 22, 2012 at 10:10 AM, in Tech News
Thanks for both of your replies. Yes, I'd... 700 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for both of your replies.

Yes, I'd rather not have to open it up twice...also, I was planning to install the OS on the HDD from my mac pro so as to minimize the time the laptop is...
Posted by dpicardi, on Dec 8, 2010 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
HDD replacement in 2007 white macbook 700 Views / 3 Replies  
Would love some advice/input in the following.

I'm replacing the HDD in my wife's white macbook (currently 80GB with 320GB) because she is running out of space and, as importantly, has been...
Posted by dpicardi, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Old White Macbook RAM Question 463 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm upgrading the RAM in my Mac Mini 2010 to 8GB. Can I use the original RAM in mac mini to upgrade an old 2007 white macbook to 2GB?
Posted by dpicardi, on Dec 6, 2010 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacMini 2010 RAM Question 449 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm upgrading the RAM in my Mac Mini 2010. Can I use the original RAM in mac mini to upgrade an old 2007 white macbook to 2GB?
Posted by dpicardi, on Dec 6, 2010 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's it? Thanks! 444 Views / 2 Replies  
That's it?

Thanks!
Posted by dpicardi, on Aug 25, 2010 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
HD Upgrading help/advice requested 444 Views / 2 Replies  
Need help thinking through the best way to upgrade HDs in my Mac Pro

Current set up:
• all 4 drive bays are occupied
• drive 1 is the boot drive and has applications on it (500GB)
• drives 2...
Posted by dpicardi, on Aug 20, 2010 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well what do you know. Tried it again this... 972 Views / 12 Replies  
Well what do you know.

Tried it again this morning and it works flawlessly.

I have no idea why. But the sound quality is excellent and it is working without a hitch.
Posted by dpicardi, on Jul 7, 2009 at 12:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks. Look forward to hearing what you both... 972 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks. Look forward to hearing what you both find out.

Thanks for replying.
Posted by dpicardi, on Jul 7, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So does that mean no one else is having trouble? 972 Views / 12 Replies  
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Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 28, 2009 at 04:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Stereo Bluetooth headset woes 972 Views / 12 Replies  
Anyone having success on their iPhone using a stereo Bluetooth headset to listen to music? My moto s9-HD works just fine as a phone headset. The sound is crystal clear. But when I try to listen to...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 24, 2009 at 01:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Suffering from BSG withdrawal are we? ;) 782 Views / 11 Replies  
Suffering from BSG withdrawal are we? ;)
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 17, 2009 at 01:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Check out this thread for their logical release... 1,617 Views / 35 Replies  
Check out this thread for their logical release time...

http://www.theiphoneblog.com/2009/06/17/iphone-30-drop-time-update-iphone-3g-delivery-time-debate/

Also appears like several 3Gs...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 17, 2009 at 10:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone 3Gs Delivery Exception Status 2,188 Views / 16 Replies  
Anyone else getting this? I pre-ordered my iPhone through Apple the day after the annoucement.

I assume they are holding it because it was on schedule to deliver the 18th, a day early. But I...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 17, 2009 at 10:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You'll see the Pre was DOA. The New price of... 4,418 Views / 112 Replies  
You'll see the Pre was DOA.

The New price of $99 for the 8GB 3G iPhone just cemented its death.

Just watched the CNet Video review of the Pre...guess what one of their biggest complaints was...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 10, 2009 at 08:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Where are you seeing this? I have looked all over... 2,746 Views / 71 Replies  
Where are you seeing this? I have looked all over for this info and I can't confirm either. Can you provide a link?
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 9, 2009 at 03:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks. I don't think I can sell it for much and... 17,637 Views / 52 Replies  
Thanks. I don't think I can sell it for much and frankly what I could get for it would not replace the utility of having an amazing remote/mouse/keyboard for my ATV and Mac Mini. I just want to make...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 9, 2009 at 02:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I also plan to upgrade from the original iphone... 17,637 Views / 52 Replies  
I also plan to upgrade from the original iphone to a 3Gs...what happens to my original one when I transfer the service to the new one? Does it become a brick or will I at least be able to use it as...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jun 9, 2009 at 01:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is a pretty ridiculous thread. The Pre, if... 4,418 Views / 112 Replies  
This is a pretty ridiculous thread. The Pre, if it is successful, will not be because it has built in keyboard. It will be because it has legions of followers still hanging on to their palms and the...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 27, 2009 at 06:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the additional insight. Very helpful!... 7,784 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the additional insight. Very helpful! I'm sold.
Posted by dpicardi, on May 18, 2009 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey that is awesome news. I'm thinking of picking... 7,784 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey that is awesome news. I'm thinking of picking up the new mac mini base addition. Any reason it wouldn't be able to handle/display well 1080P resolution when surfing the web on an HDTV?

I...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 16, 2009 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
New Mac Mini / Netflix question 7,784 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone using a new Mac Mini to watch streaming Netflix movies on their HDTV?

If so what is the experience like? Any issues?

What about watching movies streaming from another Computer via...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 15, 2009 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Keep your phone password protected and you should... 17,755 Views / 45 Replies  
Keep your phone password protected and you should be fine. Someone needs to load the software on your phone to control it and so far the only way to do that is to have physical access to it.

If...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 12, 2009 at 01:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Hence the reason he's clinically insane! 4,164 Views / 188 Replies  
Hence the reason he's clinically insane!
Posted by dpicardi, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM, in Applications
8 Pages of Apps Limit? 583 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone else have this?

I can't add any new apps to my phone. I seem to be limited to 8 pages. As soon as I delete one upon the next sync the new app will be installed.

Is there a way to...
Posted by dpicardi, on Feb 5, 2009 at 02:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have not installed 2.2.1 on the iphone yet.... 2,747 Views / 3 Replies  
I have not installed 2.2.1 on the iphone yet. Sounds like there are some issues. Did you fix this yet? I have had this happen once before. If you are still having problems let me know by shooting me...
Posted by dpicardi, on Feb 3, 2009 at 01:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Really? If so good point. You know I almost... 4,726 Views / 126 Replies  
Really? If so good point.

You know I almost added that it would be Apple making this external battery. Seems like a no brainer. I think if enough people cry out for it, it will likely happen....
Posted by dpicardi, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sweet app! 4,726 Views / 126 Replies  
Thanks for the info. I now know all about my Macbook Pros battery.
Battery Load cycles 54
Age of mac 19 months
Current battery capacity 88% of original

Amazing. True I don't use my laptop...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Exactly... 4,726 Views / 126 Replies  
Within 6 months of release someone with come out with a plug in external battery option for the 1 in 10 times you actually need to use a second battery. Problem solved. I truly believe people who are...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I dissgree. I think the glossy screens look... 16,948 Views / 514 Replies  
I dissgree. I think the glossy screens look great...but color accuracy is hard.

I didn't get to watch the show...does it explain how you are supposed to get DV video shot into your Macbook...
Posted by dpicardi, on Oct 15, 2008 at 09:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think these eePC's just go to show the... 8,292 Views / 101 Replies  
I think these eePC's just go to show the desparate nature of many PC manufacturers. These machines can't have decent margins. They are almost loss leaders... when you factor in R&D. (and they are...
Posted by dpicardi, on Sep 11, 2008 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is likely a handbrake/DVD issue. Not your... 3,979 Views / 52 Replies  
This is likely a handbrake/DVD issue. Not your Apple TV. I have the same issue with one of my movies as well and a quick review of the Handbrake site shows this DVD is problematic.

Otherwise, but...
Posted by dpicardi, on Aug 25, 2008 at 03:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Frankly I'd like to see Apple provide an option... 2,355 Views / 31 Replies  
Frankly I'd like to see Apple provide an option that does away with the whole swipe to unlock thing.

Why can't the home button serve this purpose? To me it was more of a touch screen gimmick that...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jul 31, 2008 at 07:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can't seem to get the downloaded QS file to... 6,705 Views / 146 Replies  
I can't seem to get the downloaded QS file to work. It comes through as QS.3815.dmg.bz2 file. I have no idea what a bz2 file is but nothing seems to make a workable file from that.

Thoughts?
Posted by dpicardi, on Jul 23, 2008 at 12:18 PM, in Mac OS X
You and others have intrigued me. The site says... 6,705 Views / 146 Replies  
You and others have intrigued me. The site says little about the app but I might give it a whirl.

What are your thoughts on Telekinesis and the Lame encoder? Any good? I remember years ago there...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jul 23, 2008 at 11:04 AM, in Mac OS X
I find the fastest way to switch between apps is... 6,705 Views / 146 Replies  
I find the fastest way to switch between apps is by using the Command+tab keystroke. it is much faster than taking your hands off the keyboard to use your mouse - even if you have multiple apps open...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jul 21, 2008 at 06:28 PM, in Mac OS X
sorry...but THAT was funny! But seriously... 6,705 Views / 146 Replies  
sorry...but THAT was funny!


But seriously more than half of the issues you mention are easily "fixable."

But it really sounds like you want to go back to a PC and nothing we say will change...
Posted by dpicardi, on Jul 21, 2008 at 06:18 PM, in Mac OS X
I think it will be great when they incorporate... 885 Views / 24 Replies  
I think it will be great when they incorporate surfing, boarding, skiiing and other real games into it.
Posted by dpicardi, on May 29, 2008 at 05:35 PM, in Gaming
Thanks Moep. that link is really helpful. I... 709 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Moep. that link is really helpful. I looked for this before posting here on Apple's boards but was not able to find it.
Posted by dpicardi, on May 29, 2008 at 03:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Blurry iPhone pics... 709 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone else have this problem?

Upon close inspection it's obvious that the clear coating on the lens has been rubbed "off" not completely but you can see it is not uniform and this is causing the...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 28, 2008 at 07:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ok...it was the battery. :) Got a... 2,926 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok...it was the battery. :)

Got a replacement from ifixit.com for $19 including shipping and it is as good as new.

Phew! I really did not want to buy another ipod...this one need to last until...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 28, 2008 at 07:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Really Big Mac? After only 2 years of use? Is... 2,926 Views / 3 Replies  
Really Big Mac? After only 2 years of use? Is this other people's opinion. Is this what a dead battery exhibits?

That rubs the wrong way...

Well I was able to get it connected to my computer...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 15, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
5G 80GB iPod will not charge - please help 2,926 Views / 3 Replies  
Yesterday my ipod died. It appears I ran my battery down to the point that when you connect it to the computer it gives you the dead battery picture. It should however within 30 minutes be recognized...
Posted by dpicardi, on May 15, 2008 at 12:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have not had the issue since putting my Mac Pro... 15,137 Views / 98 Replies  
I have not had the issue since putting my Mac Pro to sleep in the following manner:

Hold down option+command+eject button

Doing it through the software menu I still have problems from time to...
Posted by dpicardi, on Apr 21, 2008 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
No, I believe it is Aluminum. ;) 3,323 Views / 37 Replies  
No, I believe it is Aluminum. ;)
Posted by dpicardi, on Apr 14, 2008 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Add me to the list of people with an 8800GT card... 15,137 Views / 98 Replies  
Add me to the list of people with an 8800GT card with the problem.

It was temporarily fixed by zapping PRAM and doing the unplug thing...but after a few days I was having the problem again. The...
Posted by dpicardi, on Mar 14, 2008 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the suggestions and links people! I... 2,107 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestions and links people! I tried MetaX last night and wow...wish I'd found it sooner. My AppleTV movie library never looked better!
Posted by dpicardi, on Mar 13, 2008 at 02:19 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not necessarily. If you forwarded your phones to... 22,304 Views / 90 Replies  
Not necessarily. If you forwarded your phones to each others units it would be like you were using your own phone when taking calls.

I actually did this with a work colleague when I was having...
Posted by dpicardi, on Mar 13, 2008 at 02:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can you just feel the family love? 22,304 Views / 90 Replies  
Can you just feel the family love?
Posted by dpicardi, on Mar 12, 2008 at 08:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You have absolutely no proof that this person... 22,304 Views / 90 Replies  
You have absolutely no proof that this person broke your phone. ZERO! It could be complete coincidence that your phone crapped out 6 months after you dropped in on the ground.

You didn't see him...
Posted by dpicardi, on Mar 12, 2008 at 06:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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