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Mmm... sounds like Apple doesn't build 'em like... 890 Views / 14 Replies  
Mmm... sounds like Apple doesn't build 'em like they used to then?
:err:
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 13, 2012 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would not need a real power machine. When I was... 890 Views / 14 Replies  
I would not need a real power machine. When I was considering buying my Pismo, I was told that I should try and buy the fastest laptop I could afford and that would last me for the longest period of...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 13, 2012 at 04:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Advice on best Mac note book to buy 890 Views / 14 Replies  
I have been waiting to see what Apple offered in terms of their new laptop line up yesterday. I have been using a Pismo for a long time now and it has been a fantastic laptop for me. No problems with...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 12, 2012 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I still use my Pismo (500Mhz/ 384Mb) on a regular... 2,353 Views / 31 Replies  
I still use my Pismo (500Mhz/ 384Mb) on a regular basis with Mac OSX Tiger. It is more than 10 years old now. I still consider it one of the best bits of kit Apple have ever made! :) Unfortunately I...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 12, 2012 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Recommendations for a wireless ADSL modem router please. 488 Views / 1 Replies  
Iím about to get broadband soon and Iím looking into going wireless for my networking needs.

The problem is that the Airport base station in the UK is very expensive (and doesnít have a built in...
Posted by DNA man, on May 1, 2004 at 03:24 PM, in Networking
Re: lapel mic's? 484 Views / 6 Replies  
SONY do some good medium price mics. They have higher end digital mics that start at £50 here in the UK

If your serious and might do more home movies, I would strongly recommend Audio-Technica. I...
Posted by DNA man, on Mar 17, 2004 at 03:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Would this work? 492 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an old EZ Quest CDRW external firewire drive which is very slow and I have since upgrade to a new CD_RW drive.

This got me to wonder could I take out the CDRW drive from the EZ Quest case...
Posted by DNA man, on Mar 17, 2004 at 03:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks everyone for your help and advice. I'm off... 698 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks everyone for your help and advice. I'm off to the airport in 30 min. see ya early next week!
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 10, 2003 at 02:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sounds really good but are you serious about the... 698 Views / 21 Replies  
Sounds really good but are you serious about the bit below:eek:
Gun crime in the UK is not that big yet so my chances of getting shot are what? 1000:1

:eek::eek: :eek:
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 9, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cheers! what is the address for the Burmese... 698 Views / 21 Replies  
Cheers! what is the address for the Burmese restaurant? How far ahead do you have to book for a table?
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 9, 2003 at 11:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: Best place to buy Mac/PC gear in DC? 698 Views / 21 Replies  
The reason I'm asking is that I shall be flying over from the UK. Everything here (in the UK) tends to be more expensive that in the USA.

Thanks for everyones tips and feed back.
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 9, 2003 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Best place to buy Mac/PC gear in DC? 698 Views / 21 Replies  
I'm going to DC in the next few days on business and I'd like to know the best place to go shopping for good deals on computer stuff? I'm looking for a USB mini drive for starters. But could end up...
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 9, 2003 at 03:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, my account is due to auto-renew. But,... 887 Views / 22 Replies  
Yeah, my account is due to auto-renew. But, having just checked all my emails from .Mac, I never recieved my eVoucher from Apple for signing up in the first place. Did I imagine this but wasn't Apple...
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 6, 2003 at 08:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: Re: what about Apple care? 4,867 Views / 66 Replies  
Actually, if you intend to buy a PB/iBook, an extended warranty from apple is good value. Try getting a PB fixed out of warranty and it can cost you an arm and a leg.
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 6, 2003 at 07:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cheers!:D 779 Views / 7 Replies  
Cheers!:D
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 6, 2003 at 07:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks SupahCooX! 955 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks SupahCooX!
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 3, 2003 at 02:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where from? 1,843 Views / 52 Replies  
Where from?
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 2, 2003 at 05:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Some body pass me a bucket....quick!:eek: 1,005 Views / 40 Replies  
Some body pass me a bucket....quick!:eek:
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 2, 2003 at 05:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Handspring Visor with iSync and OSX 955 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a Handspring Visor that I never really used and I found it in the bottom of a drawer and figured that I would try it with OSX.

I checked out the Handspring web site and I get the distinct...
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 2, 2003 at 05:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: what CD-RW works with BOTH 9.2/10.2? 506 Views / 5 Replies  
I use the external FW Lacie d2 CD-RW drive (the lastest x52x24x52 model). It works well (no problems to date) with OS9.2.2 and OSX10.2.6 on my Pismo.

The CDRW is supported by iTunes (both iTunes...
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 1, 2003 at 06:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: SONY ERICSSON T68i and Bluetooth 779 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for your input. I managed to get it to work but I shall note that the numbers in my address book should be the same as those of the caller to my mobile phone.

Thanks again.
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 1, 2003 at 06:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cheers. I managed to finally get it to work. When... 779 Views / 7 Replies  
Cheers. I managed to finally get it to work. When you answer the called do you use the mic in you Mac and get the caller come through on your on board sound from your Mac?

Which Bluetooth adaptor...
Posted by DNA man, on Jul 1, 2003 at 06:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
SONY ERICSSON T68i and Bluetooth 779 Views / 7 Replies  
A PC friend loaned me his MSI pc-2-PC Bluetooth USB adaptor and to my surprise even though there is not mention of Mac in the MSI instructions, I can get my T68i to iSync with iCal with no problems. ...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 30, 2003 at 12:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I did go for the d2 drive and I have had no... 577 Views / 8 Replies  
I did go for the d2 drive and I have had no problems with finder and as you know now it does support iTunes.
Happy burning!:)
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 27, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Ext. Firewire cd burner 577 Views / 8 Replies  
I bought the Lacie external FW burner a couple of months ago. It comes with a 2 year warranty and I have not had a coaster yet!

It's good value at £99 in the UK.
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 27, 2003 at 02:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
2G iPOD vs 3G iPOD 480 Views / 1 Replies  
There are still a few 2G 20G iPODs out there for some really good prices. I feel the need to upgrade my 5Gb iPOD so I was seriously thinking about getting a 20Gb since there is that extra 2hours of...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 25, 2003 at 01:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
problem with my modem in OSX but not OS9` 399 Views / 4 Replies  
when sufring the web I now like to used SAFARI but I have had to boot back into OS in order to dial-up. The isp details are the same in both OS but when in X, I get the message from BT that the...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 22, 2003 at 08:34 AM, in macOS
That case isn't' real! Pass me that guide dog and... 15,645 Views / 213 Replies  
That case isn't' real! Pass me that guide dog and white stick as I 'll have to blind myself inorder to use that tower:eek:
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 17, 2003 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: I Am Having A Bad F*#cking Week 719 Views / 13 Replies  
Aren't there empolyment laws to prevent your employer letting you go because you have a knee op? Are you in a union or something that might help?

Sorry to hear about your circumstances. Hope you...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 13, 2003 at 06:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: iTunes Music Store works perfect for non-USA based Mac users 733 Views / 9 Replies  
:confused: Thought you didn't get kazza for Mac? What could I use on my Mac?
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 13, 2003 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you were a Dog, which Dog would you be and why? 617 Views / 11 Replies  
I'd be a Labrador. Laze around most of the day and get patted alot!

Seems like bliss to me (if I were a dog).:D
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 7, 2003 at 06:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Disorder | Rating Paranoid: Low Schizoid: Low... 1,117 Views / 43 Replies  
Disorder | Rating
Paranoid: Low
Schizoid: Low
Schizotypal: Low
Antisocial: Low
Borderline: Low
Histrionic: Low
Narcissistic: Low
Avoidant: Low
Dependent: Low
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 7, 2003 at 06:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's rainin' G5s. ouch! ouch! ouch! ouch!:D 1,173 Views / 37 Replies  
It's rainin' G5s. ouch! ouch! ouch! ouch!:D
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 7, 2003 at 06:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks guys. I have update the software with the... 592 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks guys. I have update the software with the service pack for M$ Office X and so far so good.

Many thanks.:)
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 7, 2003 at 02:38 PM, in Applications
M$Office X problems with 10.6 592 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi have upgraded to M$Office X but I'm having a hell of a time with "unexpectly quit" error messages with Word and PowerPoint. :( This was never a problem with Office 2001. Please don't tell me I...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 4, 2003 at 03:49 PM, in Applications
Box up your bike and take it to Scotland. we have... 710 Views / 24 Replies  
Box up your bike and take it to Scotland. we have the best roads for bikes in the world. It's so hard not to be tempted to get your knee down;)

Nice bike BTW. I have the CBR600FV. I'm tempted by...
Posted by DNA man, on Jun 3, 2003 at 03:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. I have been surfing about in the UK... 483 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. I have been surfing about in the UK looking for a black Apple pro keyboard but all I can find is white. I don't like white! Even the Apple Store UK has stopped selling the black Apple Pro...
Posted by DNA man, on May 29, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Looking for a good keyboard for my PB 483 Views / 2 Replies  
I am shopping around for an external keyboard for my PowerBook. I would like views on the best for my Mac. I have a couple of concerns first.

Should I go for the Apple pro keyboard and not...
Posted by DNA man, on May 26, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cheaper car insurance which translates into being... 1,982 Views / 24 Replies  
Cheaper car insurance which translates into being able to afford a faster/ better car.

Plus if you have a soft top, you don't have to worry about the wind in you hair, cos you might not have as...
Posted by DNA man, on May 18, 2003 at 10:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I could not solve my internal drive problem so I... 484 Views / 8 Replies  
I could not solve my internal drive problem so I went out and bought the lastest LaCie FW CD_RW drive (I needed a CD-RW drive anyway). The thing is that the drive when plugged into my Pismo when...
Posted by DNA man, on May 18, 2003 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would like to see a feature on the iPOD that... 835 Views / 2 Replies  
I would like to see a feature on the iPOD that would allow you to down load your photos from your digital camera (when on a 2-3 week vacation say). Now that iPOD has USB2 and FW, is there a reason...
Posted by DNA man, on May 17, 2003 at 04:19 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Problems playing a DVD+R on my Mac 529 Views / 1 Replies  
I friend of mine gave a copy of a recent vacation trip burned on to DVD+R using a PC. However, under both OS9 and OSX, I can not get the DVD to play on my Mac. OSX says is can't read the disc as the...
Posted by DNA man, on May 16, 2003 at 03:27 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
So, do I just delete it and drag in a new one... 484 Views / 8 Replies  
So, do I just delete it and drag in a new one from where?
Posted by DNA man, on May 5, 2003 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks guys. Looks like my screen is indeed... 577 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks guys. Looks like my screen is indeed dying.

I shall call Apple tomorrow as I'm still under Apple Care.
Posted by DNA man, on May 5, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo freeze when I place a CD or DVD into it 484 Views / 8 Replies  
I have this problem where by when I insert a CD or DVD for the first time into my Pismo (running OS9.2), the OS will crash and I need to reboot. I have OSX.2 on the same HD and while in Jag I never...
Posted by DNA man, on May 5, 2003 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo back light on LCD 577 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there a utility to work out how long the backlight on the LCD screen has been on for? The reason I ask is the my LCD screen appears to be getting dimmer and I have to crank up the brightness to...
Posted by DNA man, on May 5, 2003 at 12:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't have a URL for it but I will scan in the... 865 Views / 17 Replies  
I don't have a URL for it but I will scan in the info (once I get to work tomorrow, it's a holiday here today) and I will get back to you.
Posted by DNA man, on May 5, 2003 at 12:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is indeed true. All PCs and peripherals now... 865 Views / 17 Replies  
This is indeed true. All PCs and peripherals now have a 2 year warranty as a result of EU law. The rule came into force at the start of this year.
Posted by DNA man, on May 4, 2003 at 10:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Firewire | HD 673 Views / 3 Replies  
I just bought the laCie 120 Gb D2 drive FW400 yesterday. It is the standard 2mb buffer but the drive is more than fast enough for my general computing needs and is more than fast enough for my video...
Posted by DNA man, on May 4, 2003 at 04:16 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks guys. I had a look around and I can't find... 458 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks guys. I had a look around and I can't find any folders with my emails in them. I used Norton Utilities and have recovered cache files from Netscape and another Netscape file that had my...
Posted by DNA man, on Feb 23, 2003 at 05:59 AM, in Applications
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