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Thanks everyone. I'll let you know how it goes. 1,168 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks everyone. I'll let you know how it goes.
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 29, 2013 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
US Macbook Air for use in the UK 1,168 Views / 14 Replies  
Hello,
My daughter wants a new Macbook Air and has a friend who is going to the US soon (we live in the UK). She plans to give her friend the money to buy one and bring it back as it is...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Subego. I apprecaite the advice. 375 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks Subego. I apprecaite the advice.
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 04:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Handrbrake works fine for me with most DVDs. 1,364 Views / 4 Replies  
Handrbrake works fine for me with most DVDs.
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 21, 2013 at 03:41 PM, in Mac OS X
More RAM never goes amiss it also may be worth... 971 Views / 16 Replies  
More RAM never goes amiss it also may be worth downgrading the OS to find that sweet spot between performance and fetaures.
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 21, 2013 at 03:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Subego 375 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks Subego
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 21, 2013 at 03:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well my upload speeds are about 10mb. At present... 375 Views / 15 Replies  
Well my upload speeds are about 10mb. At present I have a 2tb Lacie Porsche external drive being backed up by time machine along with my internal hard drive (500gb) to an 3tb external Seagate...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 20, 2013 at 05:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes i would plan to use it as one big drive with... 375 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes i would plan to use it as one big drive with resilience so RAID'd but cant remember which is the best for offering a resilient solution.
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 20, 2013 at 01:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I snapped a good few 120 min cassettes 375 Views / 15 Replies  
I snapped a good few 120 min cassettes
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 19, 2013 at 05:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks Subego. Is there a particular Synology... 375 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks Subego. Is there a particular Synology model you would recommend? How do you connect it ? I was planning on plugging it via ethernet straight into my Airport extreme which connects to my...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 19, 2013 at 04:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External disk or SAN 375 Views / 15 Replies  
Hello All, I have spent the last few years building up a considerable iTunes Library. Somewhere in the region about 2tb. It is currently on an external hard drive that is just about out of space. ...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 19, 2013 at 04:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iCloud and Photostream 4,150 Views / 3 Replies  
I have been a long time user of MobileMe, .Mac and iTools before that and often used it to share photos with family and friends. Now I have migrated to iCloud and wanted to share photos again but...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 29, 2011 at 02:59 PM, in Applications
Thanks Guys, I'm doing the memory on it first and... 1,402 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks Guys, I'm doing the memory on it first and then the HD next month when I get my bonus.
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 15, 2011 at 02:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
Okay I have another couple of questions. Does... 1,402 Views / 14 Replies  
Okay I have another couple of questions. Does the speed matter a great deal will having a 5900 rpm disk make a great deal of difference over a 7200 rpm disk ? and should I avoid low power and green...
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
What does that offer over the Western Digital ? 1,402 Views / 14 Replies  
What does that offer over the Western Digital ?
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 11, 2011 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes they have the same SSID and yes I have been... 1,074 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes they have the same SSID and yes I have been checking the the connected clients in Airport Utility.
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 11, 2011 at 01:45 AM, in Networking
Going to order the drive later this week and give... 1,402 Views / 14 Replies  
Going to order the drive later this week and give it a try. Can anyone reccomend the tools I will need? I guess a set or Torx screwdrivers but is there anything else?
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 10, 2011 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have two AEs one connected directly to my Cable... 1,106 Views / 1 Replies  
I have two AEs one connected directly to my Cable modem and acting as the main router however in the Airport Utility both say they are participating in a WDS network.
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 10, 2011 at 06:53 PM, in Networking
Airport Express, WDS and Apple TV questions 1,074 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a WDS network made up of an new Airport Express (running G & N) and an Old one upstairs in my house (running on N). The new one is setup as the main base station and the old one as the...
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 10, 2011 at 06:50 PM, in Networking
Thanks they have that drive on Amazon for £79 I... 1,402 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks they have that drive on Amazon for £79 I may go for it. Have any of you actually upgraded the disk in an intel iMac
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 7, 2011 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Intel iMac HD upgrade 1,402 Views / 14 Replies  
I am considering upgrading my white Intel iMac 2.33ghz hard drive to a 2TB drive and was wondering if anyone on here had tried that and if so where there any tips you could give me. I have had a...
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 7, 2011 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple TV 2nd Gen & Airport express 697 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an issue with my Airport Express network and my 2nd Gen Apple TV and if anyone here has any suggestion I would appreciate the assistance. I have an Airport Express made up of two AEs, one...
Posted by scottajronan, on Dec 4, 2010 at 01:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Airport Express Networking issue 386 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an issue with my Airport Express network and my 2nd Gen Apple TV and if anyone here has any suggestion I would appreciate the assistance. I have an Airport Express made up of two AEs, one...
Posted by scottajronan, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:45 AM, in Networking
Yes I tried bothj of the suggested tips above but... 513 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes I tried bothj of the suggested tips above but in the end I decided to wipe the machine and just transfer over my home folder and reinstall all my required apps. According to some posts on Apples...
Posted by scottajronan, on Jun 2, 2007 at 05:12 AM, in Networking
Imac and Airport express issue 513 Views / 5 Replies  
I just took delivery of a new 20" iMac and when I set it up I copied over all my apps, pref and files from my 12" powerbook G4 using the option presented to me when I first turned on the new iMac. ...
Posted by scottajronan, on May 12, 2007 at 04:05 AM, in Networking
iMac DVSE won't load any apps, help please 325 Views / 1 Replies  
Since I last ran software update about a month and a half ago on one of my old iMac DVSEs it won't load any apps. The icons bounce in the dock and the arrowhead appears below them but then it just...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 18, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Safari security issue 253 Views / 1 Replies  
A friend of mine who is'nt the most experienced Mac user has done something to his Mac, Safari in particular I think and now he can only load secure websites (https) everything else comes back as...
Posted by scottajronan, on Dec 14, 2004 at 03:00 PM, in Mac OS X
iBook CDRW drive problem 254 Views / 1 Replies  
A friend of mine has an iBook thats about 18months old running Mac OSX 10.3.5 and a few days ago the tray loading CDRW drive started acting a bit strange. The tray of the CDRW drive will not stay...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 5, 2004 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Won't I lose a lot of quality if I do that ? 435 Views / 5 Replies  
Won't I lose a lot of quality if I do that ?
Posted by scottajronan, on Sep 11, 2004 at 06:25 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Help needed importing from a home made DVD to iMovie 435 Views / 5 Replies  
My brother recently had someone make a DVD of his wedding and they did a rubbish job and never even put in any chapter marks let alone menus. So my Brother has asked me to re edit it and put in a...
Posted by scottajronan, on Sep 11, 2004 at 04:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Help importing from a home made DVD to imovie 607 Views / 7 Replies  
My brother recently had someone make a DVD of his wedding and they did a rubbish job and never even put in any chapter marks let alone menus. So my Brother has asked me to re edit it and put in a...
Posted by scottajronan, on Sep 11, 2004 at 04:03 PM, in Applications
iDVD Question 241 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm burning a DVD via iDVD on my new PB 12" and was wondering how long this should take as it has been going for ages and says it is at stage 3:asset encoding. The app has'nt crashed but it really...
Posted by scottajronan, on Mar 30, 2004 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
proxy settings in os 9.1 483 Views / 1 Replies  
where can i find the proxy settings in mac os 9.1 and also os 8
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 13, 2004 at 08:02 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks I'll give that a try. 335 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks I'll give that a try.
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 3, 2004 at 12:07 PM, in Networking
networking via firewire 335 Views / 2 Replies  
In Jaguar you could network two macs via a firewire cable but it seems that this can't be done in Panther, or at least I can't figure it out, anyone have any ideas?
Posted by scottajronan, on Jan 1, 2004 at 08:32 PM, in Networking
Soundtrack on a G3 283 Views / 1 Replies  
I installed Soundtrack on a G3 iBook without realising that it needs at least a G4. Is there anyway round this? can I fool it in into thinking I have a G4? Help would be appreciated.
Posted by scottajronan, on Nov 8, 2003 at 05:03 AM, in Applications
re fomatting and re installing 368 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm about to re fomat the HD in my iBook and re install everything but before Im going to do this I have a couple of questions

1) When I re format what is the best format for me to use bear in...
Posted by scottajronan, on Jul 13, 2003 at 06:42 AM, in Mac OS X
thanks for the info captain. 394 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks for the info captain.
Posted by scottajronan, on Mar 10, 2003 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
quartz on a 500mhz dual USB ibook 394 Views / 6 Replies  
I've got a 500mhz dual USB ibook almost two years old running the latest versionof OS X with 384mb of ram . Can someone explain how I can turn on quartz extreme or if its even possible. Thanks
Posted by scottajronan, on Mar 10, 2003 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
replacing Hard drive in an iBook 408 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone tried replacing the Hard drive in an ibook dual USB 500mhz or is this something that should be left to Apple ?:confused:
Posted by scottajronan, on Feb 21, 2003 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: ibook memory question 654 Views / 14 Replies  
I allready have 128 on board and another 256 in the free slot. I gues is I want to go up to the max I'm gonna end up with a spare chip
Posted by scottajronan, on Feb 12, 2003 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ibook memory question 654 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a G3 500 12" snow iBook can anyone tell me what the max amount of memory I can have in it is ?
Posted by scottajronan, on Feb 12, 2003 at 06:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bluetooth 384 Views / 2 Replies  
But will the bluetooth file exchange work when I can't even pair the mac or do I not need to do this ?
Posted by scottajronan, on Nov 25, 2002 at 07:13 PM, in Networking
Mail Vs. Entourage 1,122 Views / 30 Replies  
I have been using Apple's mail app since upgrading to X but have just had Office v.X installed on my laptop and was wondering if its worth changing to entourage as my email client. I am a .mac...
Posted by scottajronan, on Nov 24, 2002 at 01:23 PM, in Mac OS X
ibook probs with 10.2.1 1,055 Views / 15 Replies  
i had the mouse problems but since upgrading to 10.2.1 the only problem that you have described that I have noticed since the recent upgrade has been a slightly shorter battery life.
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 30, 2002 at 07:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bluetooth networking help 384 Views / 2 Replies  
Is anyone aware of how to network two macs via bluetooth adaptors ? I have both macs running mac os 10.2.1 with dlink bluetooth adaptors but I cannot pair the macs to each other. I know the...
Posted by scottajronan, on Oct 30, 2002 at 04:09 AM, in Networking
 
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