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Mophie Juice Pack opinions and UK availability 685 Views / 1 Replies  
What's the general opinion on these from people who already own them? Is the extra bulk a problem, what's overall batttery life like?

I've been looking around for an iPhone 3G one in the UK, seem...
Posted by Riddler, on Mar 9, 2009 at 07:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They're like rocking horse poop at the moment,... 426 Views / 2 Replies  
They're like rocking horse poop at the moment, people on ebay seem to be paying up to £160 for a mint one :eek:

Good luck finding one for £110 ;)
Posted by Riddler, on Jan 23, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm going with this over the Dell: BenQ... 790 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm going with this over the Dell:

BenQ United Kingdom - Computing (http://www.benq.co.uk/products/LCD/?product=636)

Will post my impressions when I get it towards the end of the month. Specs...
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 15, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bit of a long shot but I noticed that... 1,098 Views / 12 Replies  
Bit of a long shot but I noticed that Graphiccelerator supports the Quadro card, wondering if he had to source a ROM for it to be able to add support and if so you may be able to get a copy from...
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 6, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: Lacie Double Layer FW DVD Drive - UK 306 Views / 0 Replies  
Lacie 16x Double Layer DVD drive, bought at the Apple Store London on it's launch day! Includes Toast 6 Titanium. All boxed and used perhaps 10 times since purchased.

Will include a boxed Apple...
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 5, 2006 at 05:54 PM, in Marketplace
Epson Stylus Photo RX640 - Drivers are Universal... 33,571 Views / 75 Replies  
Epson Stylus Photo RX640 - Drivers are Universal however the included software (scanning, Easy Photo Print etc) is PowerPC. It does however all work perfectly under Rosetta and to be honest I never...
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 4, 2006 at 06:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
MacUser magazine in the UK recently reviewed the... 1,098 Views / 12 Replies  
MacUser magazine in the UK recently reviewed the "Ultimate" Mac Pro config which included the Quadro so they must be shipping. Could always drop them a mail ;)
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 1, 2006 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Motion and Aperture will benefit more from the... 480 Views / 3 Replies  
Motion and Aperture will benefit more from the 1900XT that the 3.0GHz chips, cheaper too I think?

My 2.66 with 1900XT should arrive Monday:D
Posted by Riddler, on Sep 26, 2006 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Connect360 ain't working for me either - xbox360... 4,059 Views / 46 Replies  
Connect360 ain't working for me either - xbox360 is connect over ethernet to a Netgear DG834G router, PowerBook connecting over WiFi to the same router. Both in the same IP range, and no Firewall on...
Posted by Riddler, on Feb 13, 2006 at 09:58 AM, in macOS
Ordered my Black 2Gb nano Wednesday at 5pm GMT,... 1,767 Views / 32 Replies  
Ordered my Black 2Gb nano Wednesday at 5pm GMT, arrived this morning (Fri) at midday. Quick hey!
Posted by Riddler, on Sep 9, 2005 at 03:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I saw this thread a few months back hoping to see... 37,660 Views / 1,179 Replies  
I saw this thread a few months back hoping to see some constructive conversation about the PSP and using it's multimedia features with MacOS X. At that time I was saddened to see pointless "PSP vs...
Posted by Riddler, on Apr 8, 2005 at 07:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It basically just dumps the encrypted video... 550 Views / 3 Replies  
It basically just dumps the encrypted video stream straight to hard disk, there is no extra compression hence why there is zero loss of quality.

I have not done it myself but you can quite easily...
Posted by Riddler, on Dec 20, 2004 at 10:07 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You don't need to read any reviews dude - it... 550 Views / 3 Replies  
You don't need to read any reviews dude - it plain'ole ROCKS. You will not be able to figure out how you lived without it.
Posted by Riddler, on Dec 20, 2004 at 09:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Saw it mentioned here... 640 Views / 1 Replies  
Saw it mentioned here (http://www.hardmac.com/niouzcontenu.php?date=2003-12-21#1275) but that's about it...
Posted by Riddler, on Sep 13, 2004 at 02:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ha it turns out the Liverpool store got 6 in this... 462 Views / 3 Replies  
Ha it turns out the Liverpool store got 6 in this morning too! They're holding a Pink and Blue for me now!

Parky your a star :thumbsup:
Posted by Riddler, on Aug 27, 2004 at 05:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bugger. I just ordered a Pink and Blue from... 462 Views / 3 Replies  
Bugger.

I just ordered a Pink and Blue from the AppleStore UK, 4 week wait! Hmm I could cancel and drive there tomorrow....

Damn you Parky:mad:

Right will Google for the phone number and...
Posted by Riddler, on Aug 27, 2004 at 05:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had originally planned on getting the 75-300 IS... 7,700 Views / 71 Replies  
I had originally planned on getting the 75-300 IS but couldn't resist the L (the 9 months interest free was what sealed it!)

It takes amazing pics but it tends to attract too much attention, to be...
Posted by Riddler, on Aug 26, 2004 at 01:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WARNING! 7,700 Views / 71 Replies  
I bought a Canon EOS 10D last November, I'd decided I needed a hobby that would get me out the house and was amazed at the quality of pics a friend showed me he had taked with a D60 (older Canon...
Posted by Riddler, on Aug 26, 2004 at 09:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
On seeing some more shots of Sol's dis-allowed... 12,520 Views / 809 Replies  
On seeing some more shots of Sol's dis-allowed goal I think the Ref did have reason to give a free kick (Terry's arm across the keeper) However I don't think he saw it!

Overall I feel it was the...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 25, 2004 at 05:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Beckham and Gerrard were the worst players on the... 12,520 Views / 809 Replies  
Beckham and Gerrard were the worst players on the field, they sat so deep we couldn't get forward and without Rooney to hold the ball up it was amazing that the defense held on for so long.

Owen's...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 24, 2004 at 06:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Useful Battery Info AppleScript 1,664 Views / 2 Replies  
I remember running some command line utility to show battery charge levels after I'd first calibrated my 15AL battery, well I just found a cool little AppleScript GUI to the same command line...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 23, 2004 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Well no one replied to my question about the... 465,507 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Well no one replied to my question about the Brenthaven Profile 15 so I just went ahead and ordered. Arrived today, first impressions are very good:

a. Very light
b. Very good quality strong...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 22, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well stick me down on the list *please*, my very... 15,102 Views / 665 Replies  
Well stick me down on the list *please*, my very cool DotMac account is getting the hell spammed out of it recently :cry:

dogcow AT mac DOT com

Cheers!
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 18, 2004 at 04:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Had my 1.5GHz 15AL for about 3 weeks, I can sit... 586 Views / 4 Replies  
Had my 1.5GHz 15AL for about 3 weeks, I can sit and browse the net over WiFi with the screen set at 1/3 brightness for about 3.5 hours. Haven't done any testing with DVD playing yet, I'd guess around...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 16, 2004 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: To Brenthaven Profile 15 users: how well does the... 465,507 Views / 1,153 Replies  
To Brenthaven Profile 15 users: how well does the 15AL fit? Is it tight or just right?

Cheers
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 16, 2004 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Stevie G, what the f were you thinking? Emile, go... 12,520 Views / 809 Replies  
Stevie G, what the f were you thinking? Emile, go home now.

I swear I nearly ripped the number 4 England shirt off my back.

This is a disaster for me as my wife is Croatian and now we have to...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 13, 2004 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I figured it was probably that simple, ta... 599 Views / 6 Replies  
I figured it was probably that simple, ta :rolleyes:
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 4, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in macOS
Multi User set-up Questions. 599 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi,

After biting the bullet and moving from a PowerMac to PowerBook full time I will shortly be handing my G4 desktop over to my Dad to replace the aging G3 they use at the moment.

I'm about to...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 4, 2004 at 03:03 PM, in macOS
The difference in price between un-metered... 732 Views / 9 Replies  
The difference in price between un-metered Dial-up and Broadband in the UK is pretty small now, say 10 per month difference. Nildram are one of the fastest Broadband companies out there and are very...
Posted by Riddler, on May 27, 2004 at 07:26 AM, in Networking
First off : GOOD IDEA :thumbsup: You should... 981 Views / 11 Replies  
First off : GOOD IDEA :thumbsup:

You should be able to do everything on a PowerBook that you currently do on your PC hardware, your only consideration should be "speed". There's no difference in...
Posted by Riddler, on May 25, 2004 at 09:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well repairing permissions did nothing to help.... 476 Views / 7 Replies  
Well repairing permissions did nothing to help. He's going to come round on saturday and get into it over my network to delete the Finders prefs.

Think this is a bit of a floor in MacOS X, if the...
Posted by Riddler, on Jan 29, 2004 at 03:52 PM, in macOS
He had Disk Utility in the Dock and was able to... 476 Views / 7 Replies  
He had Disk Utility in the Dock and was able to launch it from there, will get him to repair permissions later today and report back.

Cheers
Posted by Riddler, on Jan 29, 2004 at 07:50 AM, in macOS
But without the finder how does he navigate to... 476 Views / 7 Replies  
But without the finder how does he navigate to that location and delete the file? "Open Terminal duh" but how does he run that when it's not in his Dock and he has no Finder to navigate to it!

Am...
Posted by Riddler, on Jan 28, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in macOS
Security Update killed Finder: HELP! 476 Views / 7 Replies  
My friend just installed the latest security update through SysPrefs and rebooted only to find the Finder is dead. The menu bar appears, re-appears, appears, re-appears in a loop.

He can launch...
Posted by Riddler, on Jan 28, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in macOS
Mac OS X 10.4 - The 3D OS? 2,519 Views / 28 Replies  
I'm sure the future of the OS X interface has been discussed at length here but I saw something interesting at Sun.com today which I don't think has ever been mentioned (I searched the forum first)
...
Posted by Riddler, on Dec 10, 2003 at 01:38 PM, in macOS
I was just glad it was not completely "the sun... 679 Views / 10 Replies  
I was just glad it was not completely "the sun shines out of Bills ass"

I also have to agree with Alvin's conclusion, although Steve and Apple drive the industry with innovation Bill and Microsoft...
Posted by Riddler, on Dec 4, 2003 at 06:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I figured that thread was discussing if someone... 679 Views / 10 Replies  
I figured that thread was discussing if someone would record the show... but yes lets have one big messy thread about both the content of the show and if someone can get a torrent up for it :brick:
Posted by Riddler, on Dec 4, 2003 at 05:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bbc Most Powerful = Gates 679 Views / 10 Replies  
It was a great show, the result was always going to be Gates but it presented very balanced arguments and I felt overall showed Jobs in a much better light than Gates.

Best moment... Woz whizzing...
Posted by Riddler, on Dec 4, 2003 at 05:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Dead iMac : HELP 694 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

I sold an iMac to this guy like 5 years ago when I worked part time as an Apple Demo person and being a kind soul have helped him with any problems he's had with it. I get like one call a...
Posted by Riddler, on Nov 24, 2003 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
<sarcasm>Hey guys stop moaning! Just nip down to... 12,006 Views / 224 Replies  
<sarcasm>Hey guys stop moaning! Just nip down to your friendly Mac Mad PC World and pick up one of the hundreds of copies of Panther which will be lining the shelves! I'm sure one of the experts...
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 25, 2003 at 12:55 PM, in macOS
Poll: iSync sucks butt when it comes to PalmOS support.... 896 Views / 12 Replies  
iSync sucks butt when it comes to PalmOS support. The iCal syncing is OK but the address book syncing is pathetic.

I have different "Groups" set up in AddressBook for Family, Friends, Business etc...
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 8, 2003 at 04:10 PM, in Applications
I have the original TT which is very cool and the... 976 Views / 13 Replies  
I have the original TT which is very cool and the TT3 looks to be an improvement in every area (apart from battery life which is down a bit)

However I won't be upgrading to the TT3 because with OS...
Posted by Riddler, on Oct 5, 2003 at 02:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sept 26th Dilbert - Apple LISA Joke 722 Views / 3 Replies  
Check out www.Dilbert.com today (26th Sept)

Funny.
Posted by Riddler, on Sep 26, 2003 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well of course new iSync out today so install... 423 Views / 1 Replies  
Well of course new iSync out today so install that alone with the new Palm conduit (the Palm support still sucks butt)

Then check what conduits iSyc has disabled, t should just disable:

Address...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 3, 2003 at 01:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I take it you downloaded the latest Phone Link... 791 Views / 13 Replies  
I take it you downloaded the latest Phone Link app from Palm, took me about 6 taps to set it up when I did it...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 3, 2003 at 01:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well pricing all depends on your contract, call... 373 Views / 1 Replies  
Well pricing all depends on your contract, call your provider.

The 6310i was an early BlueTooth phone, ma have a few quirks, best do a google and see what comes up, also go check the forums at...
Posted by Riddler, on Jun 3, 2003 at 01:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ccrider... how easy was it to convert to DIVX? I... 15,022 Views / 50 Replies  
ccrider... how easy was it to convert to DIVX? I haven't tried forty-two since the 1.0 release, did you use that or summit else?
Posted by Riddler, on May 21, 2003 at 02:11 PM, in Applications
I just burned my first back-up of the Matrix... 15,022 Views / 50 Replies  
I just burned my first back-up of the Matrix using DVD Back-up, DVD2oneX, and Toast. I have a Dual 533 G4 and DVR-105 and the process took about and hour and a half.

I was amazed at how easy the...
Posted by Riddler, on May 20, 2003 at 03:41 PM, in Applications
Regarding the T68i interface speed, I believe... 2,078 Views / 57 Replies  
Regarding the T68i interface speed, I believe this was improved in later revisions of the software, I think the R6A realease is meant to to be faster. You can check your software revision at the...
Posted by Riddler, on Mar 11, 2003 at 10:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I replaced th main case fand and PSU fan in my G4... 510 Views / 1 Replies  
I replaced th main case fand and PSU fan in my G4 DA about two weeks ago. I used two Panaflo fans as they are accepted as the best and quietest:

120mm Case Fan
FBA12G12M1A

80mm PSU Fan...
Posted by Riddler, on Feb 28, 2003 at 05:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
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