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Is there a way to connect to another country's iTunes store? 3,407 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a Japanese friend who wants to buy an iPhone but would rather connect to the iTunes Japan store.

We're in Guam which is a U.S. territory and connects to the iTunes U.S. store. But she would...
Posted by wilsonng, on May 8, 2010 at 09:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
GoodReader doesn't choke on larger PDF files... 2,169 Views / 28 Replies  
GoodReader doesn't choke on larger PDF files because it reads the PDF one page at a time. Most PDF readers will try to bring the whole PDF into the iPhone's RAM (or whatever it is) and it will choke....
Posted by wilsonng, on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm not sure if Apple jumps into the market with... 11,439 Views / 211 Replies  
I'm not sure if Apple jumps into the market with the "latest" technology all the time. There are Windows computers with USB3. There are notebooks that have an SD card slot in addition to an...
Posted by wilsonng, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wonder what the new lineup will look like. Will... 11,439 Views / 211 Replies  
I wonder what the new lineup will look like. Will it be an all Core 2 Duo lineup with the i5s and i7s reserved as an Extreme option? Or will it be Core 2 Duos on the low end MBPs with i5s on the high...
Posted by wilsonng, on Mar 16, 2010 at 06:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have Air Sharing as well and couldn't seem to... 3,107 Views / 11 Replies  
I have Air Sharing as well and couldn't seem to get a stable wifi connection between my Leopard Mac and Air Sharing.

It turns out that when I create a network on my Mac, I had set it to automatic...
Posted by wilsonng, on Mar 10, 2009 at 06:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you're worried about release cycles, you can... 733 Views / 1 Replies  
If you're worried about release cycles, you can go to this web page:

Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When to Buy Your Mac, iPod or iPhone (http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/)


It's a guesstimate but...
Posted by wilsonng, on May 24, 2008 at 06:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Tried googling for this article. Would you be... 1,125 Views / 9 Replies  
Tried googling for this article. Would you be able to provide a link to where you read this "iPod Touch alteration"?
Posted by wilsonng, on May 3, 2008 at 08:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
why don't you just connect the iPod directly to a... 591 Views / 3 Replies  
why don't you just connect the iPod directly to a set of speakers instead of connecting it to the MB?

I guess I'm assuming you want to access the iPod music and play it on your MB speakers, eh?
...
Posted by wilsonng, on Feb 10, 2008 at 07:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was impressed with my friend's Otterbox... 1,203 Views / 5 Replies  
I was impressed with my friend's Otterbox Defender for the iPod touch.

Otterbox.com | Drop-resistant iPod Touch Cases (http://www.otterbox.com/products/ipod_cases/ipod-touch-case-level2/)

It...
Posted by wilsonng, on Feb 9, 2008 at 07:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
With all that capacity (16 GBs and 32 GBs),... 1,573 Views / 33 Replies  
With all that capacity (16 GBs and 32 GBs), please give us disk mode!
Posted by wilsonng, on Feb 7, 2008 at 08:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Looking at the current lineup, the nanos come in... 865 Views / 3 Replies  
Looking at the current lineup, the nanos come in 4 GB and 8 GB configurations. The iPod touch comes in 8 GB and 16 GB configurations.

I think that Apple will make the 8 GB iPod nano the "new"...
Posted by wilsonng, on Feb 3, 2008 at 05:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
IIRC mounting a Windows formatted iPod usually... 551 Views / 6 Replies  
IIRC mounting a Windows formatted iPod usually takes a little longer to mount on a Mac computer.

You can format the iPod for Windows only if you have a Windows computer. Won't work on a Mac unless...
Posted by wilsonng, on Jan 28, 2008 at 05:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I pondered over the same exact thing. For workout... 844 Views / 6 Replies  
I pondered over the same exact thing. For workout warriors and people-on-the-go, the nano's size wins out. I love my nano usually for music and the occasional kid's movie for my daughter when we're...
Posted by wilsonng, on Jan 22, 2008 at 03:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can't remember which Apple site had an... 15,414 Views / 266 Replies  
Can't remember which Apple site had an unconfirmed report. An anonymous Apple employee commented that there was some kind of bug with the calendar program in the iPod touch. They supposedly didn't...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 17, 2007 at 08:14 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
not sure about Internet streaming radio but the... 58,097 Views / 10 Replies  
not sure about Internet streaming radio but the shareware program Dot.Tunes allows you to stream your iTunes library to your iPod Touch.

It's a great way to get around the 8GB or 16GB limits of...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 13, 2007 at 06:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I like the island life out here in Guam...... 15,414 Views / 266 Replies  
I like the island life out here in Guam... Everything is nice and easy.... Slow pace of life.... Warm weather... Sandy beaches.... Margaritas on the beach.... Not much of a problem here.... But...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 11, 2007 at 10:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
that's funny.... i saw a teenager at the shopping... 15,414 Views / 266 Replies  
that's funny.... i saw a teenager at the shopping mall the other night holding his iPod touch horizontally as well...

I thought he was just trying to be a brat and showing off his new toy that...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 11, 2007 at 01:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was highlighting the Griffin remote for the... 1,685 Views / 37 Replies  
I was highlighting the Griffin remote for the physical controls. Not for the radio.

This remote would be the best way to allow people to skip between tracks, play and pause, and change volume...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 8, 2007 at 02:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Today, I just saw that Griffin Technologies just... 1,225 Views / 21 Replies  
Today, I just saw that Griffin Technologies just announced a remote with radio

Griffin Technology: iFM with Dock - Radio and Remote for iPod (http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/ifmdock/)
...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 6, 2007 at 06:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
if you absolutely must have FM radio, then... 1,685 Views / 37 Replies  
if you absolutely must have FM radio, then Griffin Technologies at least has an option for you

Griffin Technology: iFM with Dock - Radio and Remote for iPod...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 6, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
If you have 8 GBS (or 16, 80, or even 160 GBs) of... 1,685 Views / 37 Replies  
If you have 8 GBS (or 16, 80, or even 160 GBs) of music that YOU want to listen to, when would you find the time to tune in to FM radio?

I have an 8 GB iPod nano, that's about 96 hours of music...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 3, 2007 at 08:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Aw crap..... I was thinking of using my old... 1,225 Views / 21 Replies  
Aw crap..... I was thinking of using my old remote with the iPod Touch. :brick:

My iPod Touch order is still pending..... When the iPod Touch first came out, Apple's spec page showed the radio...
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 2, 2007 at 06:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i have the Apple radio remote just for that... 1,225 Views / 21 Replies  
i have the Apple radio remote just for that reason....
Posted by wilsonng, on Oct 1, 2007 at 11:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
how about using a silicon keyboard protector? I... 905 Views / 21 Replies  
how about using a silicon keyboard protector? I had to try several to find one that I liked. Some are a little thicker than others and sometimes interefered too much with my typing.
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 26, 2007 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Which gMail web interface are you using? Is it... 15,414 Views / 266 Replies  
Which gMail web interface are you using? Is it the regular gMail web interface is it the gMail for mobile browsers interface?


Here's the gMail help or gMail for mobile browsers

Gmail: Help...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 25, 2007 at 05:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
of course, they had to announce this new rumor... 902 Views / 5 Replies  
of course, they had to announce this new rumor the day after I finally broke down and bought my MacBook ;)

In any case, I'm very happy with my purchase. :)
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 24, 2007 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Speaking of streaming through Wifi, this article... 15,414 Views / 266 Replies  
Speaking of streaming through Wifi, this article talks about streaming your iTunes library from your computer to your iPod Touch on wifi.


Stream your iTunes library to your iPhone and iPod touch...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 24, 2007 at 03:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can't defend the lack of features in the iPod... 15,414 Views / 266 Replies  
Can't defend the lack of features in the iPod touch but I believe the screen quality may have been identified.

iPod touch fault a quality control matter? - iPod/iTunes - Macworld UK...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 24, 2007 at 03:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It would be a nightmare having to scroll through... 15,414 Views / 266 Replies  
It would be a nightmare having to scroll through my entire iTunes library on a portable device. That would drive me insane.

At any one time, I usually like to browse through my iTunes library via...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 12, 2007 at 06:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
man, i've got an old iPod photo 20GB, an iPod... 4,511 Views / 99 Replies  
man, i've got an old iPod photo 20GB, an iPod nano 8GB, and an iPod Video 60GB. Why would I want an iPod touch?

Because I want one! The lust factor is huge on this one! Yes, I know I am :screwy:
...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 8, 2007 at 02:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I personally love my TrafficJamz... 400 Views / 4 Replies  
I personally love my TrafficJamz transmitter/charger...

NewerTech TRAFFICJamz FM Transmitter plus App... (TRAFJBLK) at OWC (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20Technology/TRAFJBLK/)

The...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 8, 2007 at 01:47 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I definitely don't see this a a bust move. I... 577 Views / 4 Replies  
I definitely don't see this a a bust move. I think it's great that Apple is releasing different iPods for different target audiences.

Every time Apple releases something different, there's always...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm more interested in hooking up the Mac Mini to... 647 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm more interested in hooking up the Mac Mini to a regular computer monitor and then mirror it to my TV at the same time.

I guess I would have to manually pull out the computer monitor cable and...
Posted by wilsonng, on Sep 5, 2007 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
well, prices dropped a little for external... 1,133 Views / 11 Replies  
well, prices dropped a little for external Blu-Ray drives.

IGM: OWC slims Blu-ray prices (http://www.insanely-great.com/news.php?id=7595)

Would there be a reason for you to want internal...
Posted by wilsonng, on Aug 25, 2007 at 02:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I like to use a small car power inverter that can... 3,818 Views / 17 Replies  
I like to use a small car power inverter that can be used to charge up my laptop while I'm in the car......

Just make sure to get one that is rated for more than the 65 watts the MB craves...
...
Posted by wilsonng, on Aug 24, 2007 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Adoption by the general public might be slower... 1,133 Views / 11 Replies  
Adoption by the general public might be slower thanks to the HD-DVD vs. Blu-Ray format wars. Apple wouldn't be putting Blu-Ray drives into the iMacs and MacBooks immediately unless they could secure...
Posted by wilsonng, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I enjoy the iLap for times when I wanna use my... 3,818 Views / 17 Replies  
I enjoy the iLap for times when I wanna use my laptop on lap when I'm on the couch...

Rain Designs iLap notebook stand - for 13" lapto... (10023) at OWC...
Posted by wilsonng, on Aug 12, 2007 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i was looking at this SecuritySpy a little while... 13,909 Views / 5 Replies  
i was looking at this SecuritySpy a little while ago. it would certainly be interesting enough...

SecuritySpy 1.4.1 - Mac OS X - VersionTracker...
Posted by wilsonng, on Aug 12, 2007 at 06:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Option 1: Keep the MacBook, forget the iMac ... 671 Views / 12 Replies  
Option 1: Keep the MacBook, forget the iMac

Well, you can hook up your MacBook to an external monitor for an extended desktop experience. This will give you more screen real estate to work on.......
Posted by wilsonng, on Jul 27, 2007 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can check OpenOffice (free): ... 1,184 Views / 19 Replies  
You can check OpenOffice (free):

OpenOffice.org 2.2 - MacUpdate (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/9602/openoffice.org)

or Stick Click's suggestion of Neo Office (free):

NeoOffice Home...
Posted by wilsonng, on Jul 20, 2007 at 04:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You'll love it even more when you connect it to... 1,184 Views / 19 Replies  
You'll love it even more when you connect it to an external monitor for dual monitor support.

Put all your palettes and preview windows in the 13" screen and do your main work on the external...
Posted by wilsonng, on Jul 13, 2007 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: i just wished that Apple stopped treating the... 887 Views / 27 Replies  
i just wished that Apple stopped treating the smaller form factor like the child that nobody wanted....

The 12" PB was neglected and was always underpowered compared to its larger siblings.

I...
Posted by wilsonng, on Jun 7, 2007 at 04:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I love my Contour Design Showcase... It shows off... 572 Views / 2 Replies  
I love my Contour Design Showcase... It shows off the natural beauty of my iPod....

If I wanted to, I can also put one of those decal covers and the Showcase will show off your favorite...
Posted by wilsonng, on May 10, 2007 at 04:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Senuti is a freeware program that reads your... 3,066 Views / 1 Replies  
Senuti is a freeware program that reads your iPod's playlists....

You can highlight a playlist and copy all the files in that particular playlist to a folder of your choice....


Senuti has an...
Posted by wilsonng, on May 9, 2007 at 01:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, the Dell XPS M1210 has a 12.1" screen with... 3,655 Views / 129 Replies  
Well, the Dell XPS M1210 has a 12.1" screen with 1280x800 resolution.

Dell XPS M1210...
Posted by wilsonng, on Apr 28, 2007 at 02:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Gosh, there's a lot of anger towards Apple for... 1,859 Views / 22 Replies  
Gosh, there's a lot of anger towards Apple for not adopting the latest technology as quickly as some other companies do.

Apple has historically waited for certain technologies to mature before...
Posted by wilsonng, on Apr 28, 2007 at 01:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, I did not imply that the PB12 had bad... 3,655 Views / 129 Replies  
No, I did not imply that the PB12 had bad displays.

I just meant that a 12" MacBook Pro with a 1280x800 resolution might not be suitable for my eyes anymore. The 12" PowerBook with 1024x768 is...
Posted by wilsonng, on Apr 26, 2007 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love my 12" Rev. A PB's form factor. However,... 3,655 Views / 129 Replies  
I love my 12" Rev. A PB's form factor. However, my eyesight isn't getting any better as the years pass.

As much as I'd love a 12" MBP, I might be more inclined to get a 13.3" MB for better...
Posted by wilsonng, on Apr 26, 2007 at 04:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it would be a bigger mistake to not... 1,436 Views / 15 Replies  
I think it would be a bigger mistake to not release new hardware such as Mac Minis, MacBooks, and iMacs when the school shopping season comes around.

I agree with chabig. Tiger is a stable system...
Posted by wilsonng, on Apr 21, 2007 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tiger is perfectly fine for use. All of today's... 1,971 Views / 25 Replies  
Tiger is perfectly fine for use. All of today's applications runs fine under Tiger.

I am going to wait until my mission-critical applications are compatible with Leopard before upgrading.

So...
Posted by wilsonng, on Apr 14, 2007 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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