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Thank you. I will get the machine here and give... 398 Views / 10 Replies  
Thank you. I will get the machine here and give you a shout.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Nov 1, 2012 at 08:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think I'm going to order Dell server and go... 398 Views / 10 Replies  
I think I'm going to order Dell server and go ESXi route. Can't justify the cost of Mac Pro, no matter what.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you for such detailed response. I think my... 398 Views / 10 Replies  
Thank you for such detailed response. I think my main problem is that although there might be easier and cheaper solutions, they all require some kind of learning and I am pushed for time. I pretty...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 31, 2012 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
OK, I ended up with a new mini. Will see how I'm... 398 Views / 10 Replies  
OK, I ended up with a new mini. Will see how I'm getting on with it..
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 25, 2012 at 07:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
2012 Mac mini server V. Mid-2010 Apple-refurbished Mac Pro 398 Views / 10 Replies  
Hey guys,

I was holding off buying a server for a small office but now that mini is out I'd like to hear your opinion on the following. I am after a server that will run 3-4 virtual machines under...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 23, 2012 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Lion Mail frustration 603 Views / 1 Replies  
Ever since I upgraded to Lion from SN, I have had problems with Lion Mail app.

At first, it couldn't find my messages so I learned about rebuilding the mailboxes and it helped.

Then I lost...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:09 AM, in Applications
A quick update. I didn't make it to Apple... 1,249 Views / 18 Replies  
A quick update.
I didn't make it to Apple Genius.
Instead I ran laptop with 1/2 bright display without any Parallels the other day and it lasted over 4.5 hours.
To say that Parallels and...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 16, 2011 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Nothing in the VM Task Manager. System 90% of the... 1,249 Views / 18 Replies  
Nothing in the VM Task Manager. System 90% of the time idle.
Tried without running Parallels/Windows this morning. Hour and 1/2 and I have 30% left.
Pathetic.


EDIT: Booked my appointment...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 13, 2011 at 05:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There's really nothing unusual in Activity... 1,249 Views / 18 Replies  
There's really nothing unusual in Activity Monitor. Here, maybe I miss something:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2081/5710810357_0e10d3c59d_b.jpg
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 11, 2011 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not really. I've been running this setup on... 1,249 Views / 18 Replies  
Not really. I've been running this setup on various Macbooks since Win 7 and XP before that. Even MBA 11 lasted at least an hour longer.



Been keeping my eye out but it's normally idle @...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 11, 2011 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2011 MBP Shocking Battery Time 1,249 Views / 18 Replies  
2011 MBP 15"
i7Q 2.3, 8GB, SSD
Mac OS X + Mail + Firefox + Time Machine (FW800) + Parallels Win 7 + MS SQL Server + Business ERP - all running at the same time.
I average 2 hrs :rolleyes:
Bought...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 11, 2011 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Many thanks for your thoughts and suggestions... 431 Views / 3 Replies  
Many thanks for your thoughts and suggestions fellas, machine was replaced yesterday as it developed another issue related to the Airport card. Will keep my eye on this one and report back if...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 6, 2010 at 06:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i7 MBP 17" running hot 431 Views / 3 Replies  
Is anyone else experiencing their i7 MBP 17" running a bit hot? Machine is usable but at the same time quite warm under/on the palm rests and around speakers (left hand side especially). Is it time...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 4, 2010 at 08:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't get me off your head, huh? 1,919 Views / 65 Replies  
Can't get me off your head, huh?
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It worked fine until recent Parallels update or... 716 Views / 9 Replies  
It worked fine until recent Parallels update or two. Could be some Windows or Mac update too or combination of them all - go figure.



Thanks for the link, I will give it a try.

Unfortunately...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jul 27, 2010 at 07:38 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Can someone of iPhone 4 owners advise if... 1,919 Views / 65 Replies  
Can someone of iPhone 4 owners advise if following things have changed since iPhone 2G:

1. Sending several attachments in one email.
2. Saving attachments for further editing, sending out, etc....
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jul 27, 2010 at 06:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Issues with Parallels Desktop. Anybody? 716 Views / 9 Replies  
I am experiencing some intermittent issues with Parallels on my MBP. They are impossible to reproduce and the nature of them is vague. Anyway it all looks like MBP freezes for a minute or two (yes,...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jul 27, 2010 at 06:31 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
^^^ Typical Apple fanboyism. Wrong.... 1,919 Views / 65 Replies  
^^^ Typical Apple fanboyism.



Wrong. You buy an iPhone, you get an iPod. Been like that since the day 1.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jul 27, 2010 at 06:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looks like it happens to others too. Here's a... 551 Views / 3 Replies  
Looks like it happens to others too. Here's a dirty fix that, albeit temporarily, but does the trick:

Apple - Support - Discussions - Dictionary consistently slow to startup ......
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jul 27, 2010 at 05:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Dictionary app takes time to open on MBP 551 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone else experiencing delay of a few secs before Dictionary windows appears on the screen, each time it is being run?

Only happens to Dictionary.

MBP 17" C2D, Intel SSD, latest Mac OS X.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 31, 2010 at 07:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Not true. If it helps me run the business then... 1,059 Views / 33 Replies  
Not true. If it helps me run the business then for who is it to decide if not for me?
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 9, 2010 at 05:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Many buy on/for business and claim VAT back. ... 1,059 Views / 33 Replies  
Many buy on/for business and claim VAT back.

Apple is one of few companies that will keep pricing more or less same in America and UK (pre-VAT), using market exchange rate. Lenovo and Dell, for...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 9, 2010 at 03:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Display calibration 513 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey folks,

Do you normally calibrate display of your Macbook Pro? I mean, do you at all or just unbox the thing (i.e. MBP) and get going?

I'm using my MBP for occasional photography but am...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on May 6, 2010 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If only it could run Mac OS X so that I could... 5,304 Views / 190 Replies  
If only it could run Mac OS X so that I could load Parallels with Win XP on it. I would be switching from my MBA to iPad in a split second.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 28, 2010 at 02:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That depends on how many and what guest OSes one... 1,382 Views / 29 Replies  
That depends on how many and what guest OSes one is running doesn't it.

Single instance Win XP with SQL Server 2K5 and ERP runs same on my MBA and all my other/former Macs but I wouldn't dare...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 8, 2010 at 05:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
see below. 1,382 Views / 29 Replies  
see below.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 8, 2010 at 04:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The latter. 2,953 Views / 5 Replies  
The latter.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 8, 2010 at 04:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Unless you want to rip Macbook apart to... 2,953 Views / 5 Replies  
Unless you want to rip Macbook apart to physically remove the CD there's couple of things to try:

A. Power up, press and hold F12. I tried that before and it worked for me.

B. Eject a disc...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 7, 2010 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought an MBA few days back. I had 13.3 MBP... 1,382 Views / 29 Replies  
I bought an MBA few days back. I had 13.3 MBP before which is, apart from sharp edges cutting in the hand, a very sound laptop. I was quite happy with the latter but curiosity got the best of me so I...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 6, 2010 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
During my last visit to Apple Store, an Apple... 29,082 Views / 100 Replies  
During my last visit to Apple Store, an Apple Guru told me he never experienced anything similar and suggested lifting the palm above the MBP in quite unusual, let alone ergonomic, way so that it...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 6, 2010 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you, kind Sir :) 1,312 Views / 16 Replies  
Thank you, kind Sir :)
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 4, 2010 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's right. At least for now. Go figure. 1,312 Views / 16 Replies  
That's right. At least for now. Go figure.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 4, 2010 at 01:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's an update. Yesterday we went to visit... 1,312 Views / 16 Replies  
Here's an update. Yesterday we went to visit local Apple Store as missus wanted to familiarise herself with current 15 & 17 inch models. Contrary to popular advice to wait we ended up with one...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 4, 2010 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks guys. Will see how it goes and advise back. 1,312 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks guys. Will see how it goes and advise back.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 3, 2010 at 08:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We can get 'June 09 release' unibody for a few... 1,312 Views / 16 Replies  
We can get 'June 09 release' unibody for a few hundreds less than Core iX is going to be in February - March, hence the dilemma. Whether to go for cheaper or for newer.



Nothing wrong with her...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 3, 2010 at 06:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Pro: Buy Now or Wait? 1,312 Views / 16 Replies  
Hey folks,

My missus is after a replacement for her 2 year old 17" MBP. Should we wait for 17" Core i7 or go for current model, which frankly speaking is also more than enough for her needs? What...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Jan 3, 2010 at 05:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree with OP. I have suffered from sharp edges... 29,082 Views / 100 Replies  
I agree with OP. I have suffered from sharp edges ever since I ditched Apple wireless keyboard and mouse in favour of mobility. If anyone finds an easy and portable solution - pls do share.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Dec 28, 2009 at 05:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Using MBP touchpad is hurting my arm 496 Views / 3 Replies  
My right palm hurts badly when working with 13" MBP touchpad. It is the sharp edge of the unibody to blame but I suspect any laptop edge would do the same as there's literally no enough surface to...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Dec 20, 2009 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
He-She? I think you're on the wrong forum mate. ... 1,304 Views / 19 Replies  
He-She? I think you're on the wrong forum mate.


To stay on topic, had my 1st gen. iPhone replaced 5 times due to various bugs and BT keyboard once. Both were out of warranty (well iPhone on the...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Dec 7, 2009 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not once. In fact it was the only way for us in... 447 Views / 2 Replies  
Not once. In fact it was the only way for us in the beginning to use mouse etc. Before we figured out there is a delay in connection actually.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Nov 6, 2009 at 09:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
17" MBP bluetooth connection delay 447 Views / 2 Replies  
Wife complained that upon start up bluetooth in her previous generation 17" MBP won't immediately pair all her gadgets: mouse, mobile phone, BT headset for Skype. There appears to be a delay of up to...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Nov 5, 2009 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For what its worth. Mine is July '09 13" MBP.... 746 Views / 26 Replies  
For what its worth. Mine is July '09 13" MBP. Must admit I replaced hard disk with SSD immediately after purchase but had 'Put the hard drive to sleep when possible' option ticked at all times, even...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Nov 5, 2009 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thank you :thumbsup::thumbsup: 2,350 Views / 7 Replies  
thank you :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 04:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Lemme tell you the story. It all started with... 2,255 Views / 51 Replies  
Lemme tell you the story. It all started with buying ERP software for my business. Although I could easily host it on our existing mail server, I quickly justified the need for a separate machine, an...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 11:56 AM, in Mac OS X
If it ain't broke don't fix it. PS: Nasty... 2,255 Views / 51 Replies  
If it ain't broke don't fix it.

PS: Nasty toe but nice telecaster.
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 11:33 AM, in Mac OS X
A typical photo editing job is no different... 2,255 Views / 51 Replies  
A typical photo editing job is no different across the photographers board. A strong MBP with 8GB ram and 3GHz CPU should be more than enough for the task. RAW images from my 24MP Sony A900 get...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 07:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Why do you need two computers for photo editing... 2,255 Views / 51 Replies  
Why do you need two computers for photo editing anyway? Getting one strong MBP is not an option? Just a thought.

PS: I'm not chasing you or making you choose here and now. I'm a bit bored now and...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 07:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Based on above workflow, I would buy top range... 1,215 Views / 10 Replies  
Based on above workflow, I would buy top range 17" Macbook Pro with plenty of RAM and do all my work on it. That, external monitor and storage. No multiple computers to take care of, no files to...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 06:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Rather than investing heavily into 8-core today,... 3,209 Views / 30 Replies  
Rather than investing heavily into 8-core today, I would get 4-core now and next-gen-MP in two years time. What software you're using that knows to work with 8-core?
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 06:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
1. Airport Extreme does have three 1GB ethernet... 2,255 Views / 51 Replies  
1. Airport Extreme does have three 1GB ethernet ports on the back. One doesn't have to use wireless connectivity.

2. Based on your post I replied first, I thought you were thinking of implementing...
Posted by NeverTriedApple, on Oct 24, 2009 at 05:46 AM, in Mac OS X
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