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have to say since doing it it has worked like a... 583 Views / 7 Replies  
have to say since doing it it has worked like a dream - flawless video and music.

finally I'm not dependent on my macbook being on!
Posted by threestain, on Aug 7, 2013 at 08:35 PM, in Applications
thank you for your excellent advice. I have... 583 Views / 7 Replies  
thank you for your excellent advice.

I have done it anyway. we'll see if I've buggered up in due course.
Posted by threestain, on Jul 30, 2013 at 08:47 AM, in Applications
iTunes and Synology NAS 583 Views / 7 Replies  
Cross Posted in Peripherals too... (and the synology forums).

So I have just got a Synology NAS. I also have a Sonos and iTunes Match.

My main library is currently on my Macbook Pro. I have...
Posted by threestain, on Jul 28, 2013 at 02:58 PM, in Applications
iTunes and Synology NAS 2,099 Views / 0 Replies  
Cross Posted in Software too... (and the synology forums).

So I have just got a Synology NAS. I also have a Sonos and iTunes Match.

My main library is currently on my Macbook Pro. I have one...
Posted by threestain, on Jul 28, 2013 at 02:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
cb2bib 274 Views / 0 Replies  
I have been trying to get cb2bib to compile.

I have failed completely...

anyone able to help?

cb2Bib: Overview (http://www.molspaces.com/d_cb2bib-overview.php)
Posted by threestain, on May 20, 2012 at 06:13 PM, in Applications
anyone heard anything more? 2,243 Views / 3 Replies  
anyone heard anything more?
Posted by threestain, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
sadly not no - doesn't even work as a mouse! 2,243 Views / 3 Replies  
sadly not no - doesn't even work as a mouse!
Posted by threestain, on Jan 5, 2012 at 01:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LG Smart Scan Mouse - MCL1U - Mac drivers? 2,243 Views / 3 Replies  
Dear all - my dad got me this ace pressie over XMas - the scanning mouse. It actually works really really well, and is a nice mouse too.

However, it only works on my blooming pc laptop I have for...
Posted by threestain, on Jan 4, 2012 at 01:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
sadly not a paid advertisement. I just happen to... 1,012 Views / 5 Replies  
sadly not a paid advertisement. I just happen to like it a lot.

I also happen to hate word. even word 2011. I hate endnote even more but fortunately now Papers does what I need endnote for (be...
Posted by threestain, on May 19, 2011 at 09:09 PM, in Applications
Nisus Writer Pro 2... 1,012 Views / 5 Replies  
It's coming. It will be awesome.
Posted by threestain, on May 18, 2011 at 09:15 AM, in Applications
so there's a chance I may be able to sell my old... 2,413 Views / 23 Replies  
so there's a chance I may be able to sell my old TiBook after all this time? bit battle weary but still a quality machine...

I doubt there's as much of a re-sell market over here in the uk...
Posted by threestain, on Jul 31, 2010 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks charles. so it will do 2 separate... 415 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks charles.

so it will do 2 separate back-ups and I will need about 500Gb just for the back ups (250 + 160) right?

cheers guys, I know I probably didn't express myself very well!
Posted by threestain, on Oct 15, 2009 at 02:16 PM, in Applications
Sticky: just got a brenthaven edge bag - really good... 424,072 Views / 1,150 Replies  
just got a brenthaven edge bag - really good indeed and little extra size. will probably get a slip case too...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 15, 2009 at 08:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had been told that you can use the same... 415 Views / 6 Replies  
I had been told that you can use the same partition for the backups.

but also you need a hdd bigger than the one you have in the thing to be backed up.

I have a 160Gb one in my TiBook which has...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 15, 2009 at 05:57 AM, in Applications
mail for me. works well despite 3 differing... 1,322 Views / 39 Replies  
mail for me. works well despite 3 differing accounts with different options. Syncs like a dream with my iphone too...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 15, 2009 at 05:45 AM, in Applications
Time Machine on two laptops post migration? 415 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi everybody!

Recently got a mbp to complement my tibook. I migrated across from the tibook successfully.

Now I was using time machine with tibook and had thought it possible to use time...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 14, 2009 at 01:15 PM, in Applications
Songs from iPod to new macbook... 845 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi guys,

For some reason I can never use the search function properly, so here's probably a new (and old) thread.

My sister has just gotten a brand new macbook pro, and needs to move her tunes...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 12, 2009 at 08:51 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
cool, thanks. I use Gmail IMAP,... 676 Views / 3 Replies  
cool, thanks.

I use Gmail IMAP, unfortunately doctors.net.uk does not offer imap.

I was planning to use Chronosync to keep my iapps and documents in sync - and having spoken to them it...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:06 AM, in Applications
PS: Leopard on TiBook and Snow leopard on MBP 676 Views / 3 Replies  
PS:

Leopard on TiBook and Snow leopard on MBP
Posted by threestain, on Oct 2, 2009 at 08:28 AM, in Applications
Syncing 2 mac laptops and 1 iphone 676 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

I've just got a new 13" MBP (which is awesome of course) to replace and supplement my TiBook and iPhone.

Now I have performed a full migration so that the MBP is fully up to date. I...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 2, 2009 at 06:46 AM, in Applications
I would say for those needs the basic one would... 1,031 Views / 7 Replies  
I would say for those needs the basic one would be fine - I've just picked up a 13"mbp (up from a TiBook) and it's super speedy!
Posted by threestain, on Oct 2, 2009 at 06:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the new mac is awesome. Took a while to migrate... 591 Views / 18 Replies  
the new mac is awesome. Took a while to migrate but now, perfect. Thanks for the advice guys!

I'm going to repost elsewhere about syncing. Cheers!
Posted by threestain, on Oct 2, 2009 at 06:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
cool thanks. I just ordered a 13" MBP for... 591 Views / 18 Replies  
cool thanks.

I just ordered a 13" MBP for myself and one for my sister (thank god for the 14% EDU discount!). Actively the first time that I've ever found it CHEAPER to get Apple RAM! (4 Gb...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 30, 2009 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
should, but not always... 733 Views / 19 Replies  
should, but not always...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 30, 2009 at 08:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
syncing 2 laptops 591 Views / 18 Replies  
as a side point...

how do you sync 2 macs together?
Posted by threestain, on Sep 29, 2009 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll give it a whirl for the UK stance if you're... 1,032 Views / 9 Replies  
I'll give it a whirl for the UK stance if you're keen :)
Posted by threestain, on Sep 24, 2009 at 05:34 AM, in iPhone Apps
Kept going through sheer need, force of will and... 591 Views / 18 Replies  
Kept going through sheer need, force of will and lack of money.

Also however, it still does all I need to, just sometimes (read often) infuriatingly slowly!
Posted by threestain, on Sep 24, 2009 at 05:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Gmail POP & IMAP appearing in mail 511 Views / 1 Replies  
Quick and simple question:

in mail my Gmail account appears twice - once as IMAP and once as POP3. In other words the same email counts as 2 in the notification. Not serious but annoying. When...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 23, 2009 at 02:47 PM, in iPhone Apps
having had a look at the specs though the... 591 Views / 18 Replies  
having had a look at the specs though the difference between the macbook and macbook pro at 13" is minor:

MB v MBP
2.13 GHz v 2.26 GHz
Same GPU
800 MHz DDR2 RAM v 1066 MHz DDR3 RAM
Less ports...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 23, 2009 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
it looks like I'll be going for the 13" probook... 591 Views / 18 Replies  
it looks like I'll be going for the 13" probook when I get around to it.

thing is though, for them to update the macbook, they surely have to update the rest of the portable line up too, or else =...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 23, 2009 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Old TiBook... looking to upgrade... 591 Views / 18 Replies  
I've got an old TiBook 1GHz G4 (6.5 years and going strong) and am looking to upgrade. I'm sure all of the new ones will be breathtakingly quick, but is it worth getting a macbook pro over a macbook...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 22, 2009 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
but have just restarted and reset PRAM - all... 2,369 Views / 26 Replies  
but have just restarted and reset PRAM - all seems to be working fine.

must be a flash error somewhere...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 15, 2009 at 06:05 PM, in Applications
Same problem - BBC website 2,369 Views / 26 Replies  
In Safari, Opera, Firefox...

Can't use bbc at all for sport. RUBBISH!

All browsers up to date. All plugins up to date and re-installed. OS X 10.5.8.

No logs in console...

No idea what...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 15, 2009 at 05:03 PM, in Applications
So the consensus is hold on for a little while... 6,073 Views / 128 Replies  
So the consensus is hold on for a little while and see what happens in the next couple of months????

I'm trying to pick between the iMac 20" and the Mac Mini - I have all the gubbins needed, but...
Posted by threestain, on Dec 28, 2008 at 05:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
no, it's a replacement drive (can't remember... 2,759 Views / 6 Replies  
no, it's a replacement drive (can't remember which one at moment, but think it may still be in warranty itself), but has been in for a while. mac is 6 years old so out of warranty anyway.

I might...
Posted by threestain, on Nov 14, 2008 at 06:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
unfortunately, it won't even boot into single... 2,759 Views / 6 Replies  
unfortunately, it won't even boot into single user mode - gets stuck at:

BSD root: disk0s3, major 14, minor 2

just after got boot device...

damnit it appears fubarred....

will apple store...
Posted by threestain, on Nov 13, 2008 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same with me... 2,759 Views / 6 Replies  
I was using BBC iPlayer via Opera, and a very similar thing happened...

Trouble is two fold...

The mac won't boot. I have diskwarrior, but unfortunately only version 3, which is not compatible...
Posted by threestain, on Nov 13, 2008 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Buffalo Airstation Difficulties 533 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys,

Sorry for any reposting - the search function just won't work for me (not sure why).

I have a Buffalo Wireless Router and Modem WG54 which I use with Virgin Media Cable broadband. Has...
Posted by threestain, on Apr 15, 2008 at 11:00 AM, in Networking
but actually it's pretty much the same cost as... 1,076 Views / 23 Replies  
but actually it's pretty much the same cost as the HTC Kaiser - which may or may not be much much better...

Plus of course the fact that the HTC will price drop rapidly...

Will it sync with my...
Posted by threestain, on Jan 23, 2008 at 10:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
bit clamps works quite well for just sending... 1,926 Views / 61 Replies  
bit clamps works quite well for just sending encrypted files...
Posted by threestain, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:05 AM, in Applications
Does anyone else have problems installing Z1480... 2,227 Views / 13 Replies  
Does anyone else have problems installing Z1480 drivers on 10.4.10? Install program just won't finish at all... so chuffing annoying.
Posted by threestain, on Nov 9, 2007 at 07:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
is there any patch thus far that allows calendar... 15,081 Views / 266 Replies  
is there any patch thus far that allows calendar editing on the fly?
Posted by threestain, on Oct 17, 2007 at 06:41 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Touch is possibly the best iPod I've played... 15,081 Views / 266 Replies  
iPod Touch is possibly the best iPod I've played with - fantastic stuff. Wroks perfectly with no problems. Just a shame it's my girlfriends...
Posted by threestain, on Oct 9, 2007 at 05:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
fine, thank you! does seem strange that ffmpegx... 14,691 Views / 17 Replies  
fine, thank you! does seem strange that ffmpegx would use xvid as a codec for it's ipod protocol surely?
Posted by threestain, on Oct 8, 2007 at 05:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
for some reason, video encoded by ffmpegx for... 14,691 Views / 17 Replies  
for some reason, video encoded by ffmpegx for ipod (at 640 in xvid) won't work at all - itunes won't let it be added - is there anything special I have to do?
Posted by threestain, on Oct 8, 2007 at 04:13 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
anyone in the uk received theirs yet or been... 15,081 Views / 266 Replies  
anyone in the uk received theirs yet or been notified it has been shipped?
Posted by threestain, on Sep 28, 2007 at 10:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
actually the other idea is to instead of spending... 15,081 Views / 266 Replies  
actually the other idea is to instead of spending £600, I could just spend £40 on a PCMCIA slot USB 2.0 card and a dock to usb/firewire connector cable...

and that's what I've done.

according...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 20, 2007 at 05:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
unlikely to be swapping that many things... as... 15,081 Views / 266 Replies  
unlikely to be swapping that many things... as she is an average customer (in the tech world) and so unlike me doesn't have more than 10Gb of music!

However, there are some pretty smoking deals on...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 20, 2007 at 05:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
quick question... does the iPod Touch... 15,081 Views / 266 Replies  
quick question...

does the iPod Touch ABSOLUTELY demand a USB2.0 port or will USB do?

All depends on whether I need to add a Mac Mini for my girlfriend's birthday present!
Posted by threestain, on Sep 20, 2007 at 04:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
edge network? why bother? what would have... 2,676 Views / 30 Replies  
edge network? why bother? what would have actually worked is waiting until the version 2 comes out - because in the UK the market is far too advanced for such a poor phone. It's a shame because it...
Posted by threestain, on Sep 18, 2007 at 10:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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