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Well I've done it! I've ordered an ultimate 13"... 2,062 Views / 20 Replies  
Well I've done it! I've ordered an ultimate 13" :eek:
Posted by matty-uk, on Dec 15, 2010 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Struggling to decide between 13" MBA vs 13" MBP 2,062 Views / 20 Replies  
A little background to my current situation.

I had a G4 iBook a few years back but the airport card messed up so I've been using a laptop from work. It's time to get myself a new machine to...
Posted by matty-uk, on Dec 11, 2010 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cheers will give that a try 1,482 Views / 2 Replies  
Cheers will give that a try
Posted by matty-uk, on Oct 20, 2010 at 06:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Mini Slow USB Transfer Speeds 1,482 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 2008 mac mini and have recently discovered copying large files to external HDs takes a very long time. Copying a 1.2 gig file takes around 30 minutes.

I did some research and reset the...
Posted by matty-uk, on Oct 20, 2010 at 04:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't have a powerbook but have an old G4 iBook... 618 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't have a powerbook but have an old G4 iBook and use one of these (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pluscom-Wireless-54G-USB-adapter/dp/B000SOTQH6) since my airport went funny. It's very simple to use,...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 4, 2008 at 05:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm doing it this way because the xbox is around... 1,368 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm doing it this way because the xbox is around 20 meters from the router. I can't really get an ethernet cable to it so to save the cables I thought I might as well just share the iBook connection....
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 2, 2008 at 02:31 AM, in Networking
Xbox 360 ICS 1,368 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm getting extremely frustrated here but can't seem to figure out a solution. My G4 iBook is sharing it's internet connection for my 360. I can connect to live but can't join any of my...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 1, 2008 at 01:49 PM, in Networking
Seems being under the thumb has given you a bad... 21,055 Views / 410 Replies  
Seems being under the thumb has given you a bad attitude, chill out.
Posted by matty-uk, on Jan 16, 2008 at 06:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
didn't dress up and yes :D 956 Views / 38 Replies  
didn't dress up and yes :D
Posted by matty-uk, on Nov 1, 2007 at 06:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yours faithfully 1,081 Views / 32 Replies  
yours faithfully
Posted by matty-uk, on Oct 18, 2007 at 07:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: I completely agree and I think this video... 2,461 Views / 127 Replies  
I completely agree and I think this video (http://youtube.com/watch?v=3mY-ndD5LLI) will show people just how rough Rugby League can be. I tried to watch various NFL games on sky sports but for me it...
Posted by matty-uk, on Oct 16, 2007 at 06:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
try this... 12,544 Views / 1 Replies  
try this (http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/systemuse/xbox360/account/migrationfaq-mergeofflineprofile.htm)
Posted by matty-uk, on Oct 1, 2007 at 04:38 PM, in Gaming
November 5th I believe 1,135 Views / 8 Replies  
November 5th I believe
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 28, 2007 at 10:57 AM, in Gaming
Well after another night of playing it's still... 1,135 Views / 8 Replies  
Well after another night of playing it's still rocking hard, can't believe we only have till midnight Sunday night :( I'll be busy levelling up over the weekend hoping to hit 25 before Sunday.
...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 28, 2007 at 04:19 AM, in Gaming
Call Of Duty 4 1,135 Views / 8 Replies  
Have been playing the MP beta now for a couple of weeks and have to say it's awesome I'm definitely buying the full game when it's out.

Did anyone else here get in on the beta? If so what do you...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 27, 2007 at 04:04 AM, in Gaming
Well turned airport off and the iBook worked... 806 Views / 11 Replies  
Well turned airport off and the iBook worked without crashing but it seems the ethernet port is buggered :( Tried several difference connections and it kept dropping the connection requiring me to...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 27, 2007 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ok well they might not have moved them :( ... 806 Views / 11 Replies  
ok well they might not have moved them :(

found a thread on the macosxhints forum which points to alot of people having the same problem I'm having and it's a logic board replacement or just use...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 26, 2007 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well after checking I don't appear to have a card... 806 Views / 11 Replies  
well after checking I don't appear to have a card I can pull out, it's built-in.
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 26, 2007 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
it is an optional card. I actually turned... 806 Views / 11 Replies  
it is an optional card. I actually turned wireless off and ran if via an ethernet cable and it still KP'd. I'll try removing the wireless card.
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 26, 2007 at 06:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tried to track down the that file but couldn't... 806 Views / 11 Replies  
Tried to track down the that file but couldn't find it so I decided to do a fresh install and it's still crashing with the same error. I think the it's time for it to be retired. I'll make do until...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 23, 2007 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is the kernel panic Fri Sep 21... 806 Views / 11 Replies  
This is the kernel panic

Fri Sep 21 17:21:42 2007
panic(cpu 0 caller 0x000A8A00): Uncorrectable machine check: pc = 00000000006876AC, msr = 0000000000149030, dsisr = 42000000, dar =...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 21, 2007 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't got another drive to boot off, I can... 806 Views / 11 Replies  
I haven't got another drive to boot off, I can load up the machine and use it but then it'll crash.

Sometimes it'll crash at the login screen, other times I can use the machine for sometime before...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 21, 2007 at 09:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook kernel panic 806 Views / 11 Replies  
Whilst using my iBook last night it suddenly displayed a grey screen I've never seen before. I restarted the machine it the screen keeps appearing at random points. I'm thinking this could be logic...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 21, 2007 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I for one will asking my GF to get me an... 944 Views / 12 Replies  
Well I for one will asking my GF to get me an iPhone from the NY Apple Store when she goes there in late October and I'll unlock it to T-Mobile and use that. I really don't give 2 hoots about visual...
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 18, 2007 at 06:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I saw an article on digg that said the encryption... 4,536 Views / 61 Replies  
I saw an article on digg that said the encryption for Linux has been cracked and they are now workng again.
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 17, 2007 at 05:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple Event 18th September 944 Views / 12 Replies  
Seems there is an apple event planned for September 18 (http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/09/13/rh_edblog_2/). People are thinking an Euro iPhone launch, I hope to it is :)
Posted by matty-uk, on Sep 13, 2007 at 09:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm currently visiting from the UK and staying in... 1,611 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm currently visiting from the UK and staying in Sunnyvale CA. I decided to bring over my tomtom One and have to say it is excellent, we've never got lost in the 2 years we've been using various...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 27, 2007 at 10:30 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well it certainly was an experience and nice to... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
Well it certainly was an experience and nice to see there are people with similar problems and also the fact that I didn't have to re-install my OS or anything to get it working :D



Arse! :(...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 20, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in Applications
The last issue was sorted using this... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
The last issue was sorted using this (http://forums.applenova.com/showthread.php?p=279658)
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 18, 2007 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
Well it appears when I now try to edit a photo I... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
Well it appears when I now try to edit a photo I get the photo bar along the top which shows the thumbnails but the window where the changes are is blank :err:
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 18, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the advice Max. After removing... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for the advice Max.

After removing iPhoto 6, reinstalling 5 from my iBook restore disks and upgrading to 6 again I still have a small library with black photos :(

Some deeper digging on...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 18, 2007 at 05:29 AM, in Applications
well I created a separate library and imported... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
well I created a separate library and imported the photos and they are still blank :eek:
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 17, 2007 at 01:59 PM, in Applications
ah ok, so that is the alt key?? 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
ah ok, so that is the alt key??
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 17, 2007 at 07:25 AM, in Applications
well I tried doing all the options available when... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
well I tried doing all the options available when you hold down alt+apple and that took nearly 3-4 hours as there is over 10k of photos. The only difference it made was a couple of photos have...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 17, 2007 at 04:20 AM, in Applications
ok cool I'll try that tonight. Need to do some... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
ok cool I'll try that tonight. Need to do some house keeping on the iBook anyway as I'm down to 5gigs of free space on a 120gig drive :eek:
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 16, 2007 at 06:16 AM, in Applications
well I swapped out my cdrw on the iBook and... 142,927 Views / 89 Replies  
well I swapped out my cdrw on the iBook and whacked in a Pioneer 105 DVDRW which is great but can I make this region free? Or do I just need to use VLC or something instead to play movies?

Off to...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 16, 2007 at 05:55 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Using "Show File" I can see the file and open it... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
Using "Show File" I can see the file and open it in photoshop/preview but in iPhoto when looking at my library and having more than 1 photo on screen at a time all I get it black squares. If I zoom...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 16, 2007 at 04:03 AM, in Applications
Well I tried rebuilding the caches and database... 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
Well I tried rebuilding the caches and database and now only 1 photo in the entire library is viewable as thumbnails. Everything is just a black square :(

I'm just trying to re-build the cache...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:51 AM, in Applications
iPhoto bizarre behaviour 1,185 Views / 19 Replies  
Something odd is going on with iPhoto. It seems that when the photos have been imported and are being viewed full screen they are fine but if I zoom out within my library all the thumbnails are...
Posted by matty-uk, on Aug 15, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in Applications
I don't think it's true either, I started a... 574 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't think it's true either, I started a thread about it.
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 5, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
UK carrier still to be decided 370 Views / 1 Replies  
Just been reading this (http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2193538/o2-dashes-iphone-exclusive) and an O2 spokesman said: "The news is currently still just rumours, so O2 can make no further comment."
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 5, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
bugger that means I need to change carriers :( 657 Views / 9 Replies  
bugger that means I need to change carriers :(
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 5, 2007 at 05:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry I mean to say wouldn't :( sorry. 1,276 Views / 20 Replies  
Sorry I mean to say wouldn't :( sorry.
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 4, 2007 at 07:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have started a new thread but thought I should... 57,856 Views / 154 Replies  
I have started a new thread but thought I should add it here. iPod and Wifi work (http://nanocr.eu/2007/07/03/iphone-without-att/) but no functionality yet.
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone without the phone 582 Views / 4 Replies  
Just seen this (http://nanocr.eu/2007/07/03/iphone-without-att/). Not sure of the validity of it though.
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:16 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Isn't there the anti-monopoly law over here or... 1,276 Views / 20 Replies  
Isn't there the anti-monopoly law over here or something. Besides I don't think Apple would go with certain UK carriers because they stick their stupid logos on the phones and would ruin the iPhone.
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 4, 2007 at 04:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sluggish iBook G4 Performance 411 Views / 0 Replies  
I had the HD in by iBook upgraded a few months back from the stock 40gig to a 5400rpm 120gig drive. It's still got the same 1Gb RAM in it but the performance seems much slower. Is there anything I...
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 3, 2007 at 04:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the only thing I'd suggest is be very careful... 563 Views / 6 Replies  
the only thing I'd suggest is be very careful with when removing the top case and where the power button attaches to the logic board :)
Posted by matty-uk, on Jul 1, 2007 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone tried making their own mp3 as a... 5,714 Views / 109 Replies  
Has anyone tried making their own mp3 as a ringtone??

I would be very surprised if they do stick with one carrier, I just hope the supposed announcement on Monday is true and it is a joint deal,...
Posted by matty-uk, on Jun 30, 2007 at 06:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
you can't use one from your iTunes library? 5,714 Views / 109 Replies  
you can't use one from your iTunes library?
Posted by matty-uk, on Jun 29, 2007 at 07:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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