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NFC terminals are already present in a large... 333 Views / 2 Replies  
NFC terminals are already present in a large number of retailers in Canada even down to mom and pop stores. There are already tap and pay NFC integration built into the majority of debit and credit...
Posted by que_ball, on Jan 9, 2015 at 06:21 PM, in Mac News
That's a good option. In the past I have simply... 565 Views / 1 Replies  
That's a good option. In the past I have simply installed a third party tool to control the fans as a result of a hard disk replacement.
Sounds a little pricey for the cable only part but nice to...
Posted by que_ball, on Dec 17, 2014 at 09:43 PM, in Tech News
Still really rare to find a 64gb model of either... 649 Views / 6 Replies  
Still really rare to find a 64gb model of either here.

Thought the initial demand would be filled by now and all models would be easy to find. Guess not.
Posted by que_ball, on Nov 15, 2014 at 01:57 AM, in Mac News
Well, most of the argument is kind of junk. ... 1,279 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, most of the argument is kind of junk.

I think the one big problem is that when you no longer had your iphone you were essentially screwed. There was almost no way to fix the issue after the...
Posted by que_ball, on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:59 PM, in Tech News
So 3.4 Billion dollars worth of sales, not... 290 Views / 4 Replies  
So 3.4 Billion dollars worth of sales, not counting add on purchases of applecare, cases, cables, etc.
Posted by que_ball, on Sep 15, 2014 at 11:03 AM, in Tech News
I would suggest you go without the CD at all. Or... 831 Views / 10 Replies  
I would suggest you go without the CD at all. Or at least try going without it for a bit and see how it goes.
I have seen a few times with clients they bought the USB DVD drive from Apple and...
Posted by que_ball, on Aug 22, 2014 at 03:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It seems that the companies provided evidence... 1,339 Views / 11 Replies  
It seems that the companies provided evidence that they saved far more than the settlement amount in salary costs.

I guess the judge is saying that companies breaking the law should actually be...
Posted by que_ball, on Aug 10, 2014 at 09:58 PM, in Tech News
Great news. In Canada you can still use... 235 Views / 1 Replies  
Great news.

In Canada you can still use magnetic stripe readers but the merchant assumes liability for fraudulent transactions if they did not install chip enabled equipment after the liability...
Posted by que_ball, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:52 PM, in Tech News
I personally do not see how a 12" model works in... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
I personally do not see how a 12" model works in the lineup unless they discontinue one of the current sizes. I doubt apple wants to return to 1994 and having a large and confusing array of models...
Posted by que_ball, on Jul 28, 2014 at 06:02 PM, in Tech News
My family owns a vacation property with a nest... 1,929 Views / 21 Replies  
My family owns a vacation property with a nest that experienced a failure doing an upgrade to version 4.0 in December during one of the coldest periods of the year it caused the furnace not to come...
Posted by que_ball, on Jan 16, 2014 at 03:05 PM, in Tech News
Kind of misleading to quote the price in France... 675 Views / 3 Replies  
Kind of misleading to quote the price in France but forget to mention that the prices charged at the till include VAT sales taxes.
If the USA had a single sales tax rate nationwide would you quote...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:44 PM, in Tech News
VMWare now showing a coming soon image for VMWare... 374 Views / 2 Replies  
VMWare now showing a coming soon image for VMWare Fusion 6 on their Twitter account:

https://twitter.com/VMwareFusion/status/373129951215501312

Nice to have two strong competitors duking it out.
Posted by que_ball, on Aug 29, 2013 at 01:38 PM, in Mac News
If the government equipment is plugged in at the... 284 Views / 1 Replies  
If the government equipment is plugged in at the major interexchange routing points as it's been implied then they do not need to ask the website operators for any of the data. They simply capture...
Posted by que_ball, on Jun 17, 2013 at 02:44 PM, in Tech News
Apple has stopped the roll out in Canada, likely... 433 Views / 2 Replies  
Apple has stopped the roll out in Canada, likely due to the SMS messages not being received issue. The ability to sign up for users who used to have the option but had not yet completed the...
Posted by que_ball, on May 15, 2013 at 01:16 PM, in Mac News
Just tried. SMS messages from Apple do not... 433 Views / 2 Replies  
Just tried.

SMS messages from Apple do not make it to Telus in Canada. I guess it's not really ready yet.
Posted by que_ball, on May 10, 2013 at 11:51 AM, in Mac News
So thats it then. CS6 will be the last... 519 Views / 4 Replies  
So thats it then.

CS6 will be the last version you are allowed to own. Rentals only from this point forward.

If you stop paying your monthly fees then you will no longer be able to keep using...
Posted by que_ball, on May 6, 2013 at 04:50 PM, in Mac News
1km extension cord? 384 Views / 2 Replies  
iwalk 1000m = Really long 1KM extension cord.

Am I the only one where that's the first thing I thought about when I read this headline?
Posted by que_ball, on Feb 26, 2013 at 01:30 AM, in Tech News
No VESA compatible mounting system with inputs... 230 Views / 1 Replies  
No VESA compatible mounting system with inputs that exit the back horizontally.

How dumb is that?

Anyone who cares a lot about frameless / super thin bezel size is likely wanting to construct...
Posted by que_ball, on Nov 10, 2012 at 10:59 AM, in Tech News
All the problems I reported are still there. 696 Views / 8 Replies  
All the problems I reported are still there.
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:55 PM, in Tech News
Well the big appeal is that you can adjust it... 316 Views / 2 Replies  
Well the big appeal is that you can adjust it remotely. Clearly that's the big feature for most buyers.

But also:
It will automatically generate the schedule for turning the temperature up and...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 2, 2012 at 08:11 AM, in Tech News
Wow. A case of both sides being idiots. ... 209 Views / 1 Replies  
Wow. A case of both sides being idiots.

Microsoft are idiots for wasting power and diesel.

The Utility commission are idiots for allowing fines that would be higher than the cost of not using...
Posted by que_ball, on Sep 24, 2012 at 12:20 PM, in Tech News
Since Apple usually has all their website changes... 800 Views / 8 Replies  
Since Apple usually has all their website changes ready to go for an announcement and simply hits publish when it's time I am guessing that at some point in the past they WERE expecting to ship an...
Posted by que_ball, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:38 PM, in Tech News
I'm really interested to hear some real world... 780 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm really interested to hear some real world tests on this new battery.

My current 13" (2009) is pretty good but always seems to run out of juice on me a little too soon. I'm sure that 10 hours...
Posted by que_ball, on Apr 14, 2010 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple has been known to give battery replacements... 1,780 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple has been known to give battery replacements in the circumstances you describe even out of warranty.

Bad press or lawsuits can result from their batteries causing a fire or explosion. ...
Posted by que_ball, on Apr 14, 2010 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sleep power drain 1,246 Views / 19 Replies  
Updated my Macbook last night. No problem with the update. No extra fan noise on the MB.

I did notice that my computer is no longer draining the battery like it used to while in sleep mode. ...
Posted by que_ball, on Dec 11, 2008 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You would need to purchase a copy of the... 24,395 Views / 70 Replies  
You would need to purchase a copy of the Displayport standard documents from VESA.org for that kind of information. The drawing only shows the size, position and name of the pins, nothing about the...
Posted by que_ball, on Nov 12, 2008 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You are absolutely correct. Until they actually... 24,395 Views / 70 Replies  
You are absolutely correct. Until they actually publish the standard it is de jure (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_jure#De_jure) proprietary. There is no guarantee that when the members of the...
Posted by que_ball, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The drawings I posted are easy enough to read. ... 24,395 Views / 70 Replies  
The drawings I posted are easy enough to read. The company name on them is Molex.

They are a member of the displayport committee at Vesa and deeply involved in the development of the standard. ...
Posted by que_ball, on Nov 11, 2008 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got a full set of drawings for the mini... 24,395 Views / 70 Replies  
I got a full set of drawings for the mini displayport connectors from Molex when I emailed them and asked when they will have these connectors available for purchase.

Some information I got from...
Posted by que_ball, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just looked at mine. Plane was missed in... 6,122 Views / 64 Replies  
I just looked at mine.

Plane was missed in Shanghai just like Karim. Now it's stuck in customs in Toronto and the expected delivery date bumped back another day.

Last tracking activity:...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 20, 2008 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, perhaps it does invalidate passwords that... 5,906 Views / 50 Replies  
Well, perhaps it does invalidate passwords that are short and use a small character set. And the only likely target will be some kind of corporate espionage type situation. (GM employee in parking...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 16, 2008 at 07:03 AM, in macOS
There are the 1.8" models to consider then. Not... 4,520 Views / 10 Replies  
There are the 1.8" models to consider then. Not exactly easy to find but not rare either. That is what size of storage drive the Air uses if I'm not mistaken.
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 16, 2008 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Custom order shipped 6,122 Views / 64 Replies  
I just got the shipment notification that my customized MacBook 2.4Ghz model shipped.

Due to arrive on Monday.
Order Date: Oct 14, 2008 at 11:07 AM PDT
Shipment Date: Oct 16, 2008 at 12:29 AM...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 16, 2008 at 06:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wonder if someone could integrate a 3G/EVDO... 4,520 Views / 10 Replies  
I wonder if someone could integrate a 3G/EVDO WWAN card in there?

It would be cool to have a use anywhere Internet connection with no USB device sticking out of the side.

So take out the CD...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 15, 2008 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't worry. In Canada Apple rochambeau... 550 Views / 6 Replies  
Don't worry.

In Canada Apple rochambeau (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=rochambeau)'d us on the prices as well. At no point has it ever been an advantage to purchase an Apple...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 15, 2008 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No it would not. If you are upgrading from a... 550 Views / 6 Replies  
No it would not. If you are upgrading from a more expensive drive it would make sense that the price difference should be smaller.

The way you propose is a kick in the groin.

With the...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 15, 2008 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Macbook/Pro (late 2008) Order tracking thread 6,122 Views / 64 Replies  
So my order shows as:
Order Date: Oct 14, 2008 at 11:07 AM PDT

Custom configuration
2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x2GB

Ships: 2 - 4 Business days
Delivers:...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 15, 2008 at 05:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Official Leopard 10.5 Bugs thread 48,788 Views / 363 Replies  
Ok, found any honest bugs in the latest Apple OS? (not talking applications and compatibility issues)

Here is mine. It's not so big but there is a spelling error on the machine name area of the...
Posted by que_ball, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:02 AM, in macOS
Check if you have credit card purchase protection 4,122 Views / 23 Replies  
If you purchased this Mac with a credit card then you should double check your cardholder agreement to see if the card includes purchase protection. If it does then your credit card company may have...
Posted by que_ball, on Feb 11, 2004 at 04:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva,... 622 Views / 26 Replies  
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by iYoda:
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Posted by que_ball, on Jul 5, 2002 at 12:07 AM, in macOS
Well, a wide range of client machines out there... 487 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, a wide range of client machines out there but let see if I cannot fill in some of the spaces for you.

Basically a server based network isn't terribly different from peer to peer except...
Posted by que_ball, on Jun 13, 2002 at 03:18 PM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by que_ball:
<strong>What...
Posted by que_ball, on Jun 13, 2002 at 01:04 AM, in macOS
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Angus_D:
<strong>Official...
Posted by que_ball, on Jun 12, 2002 at 04:28 PM, in macOS
Apple is using Samba for their CIFS/SMB support. ... 362 Views / 2 Replies  
Apple is using Samba for their CIFS/SMB support. So yes, at the low levels you are using Samba. Apple is wrapping their GUI around the open source package to provide this support. They do the same...
Posted by que_ball, on May 20, 2002 at 01:36 AM, in macOS
It is probably much too small and certainly not... 387 Views / 1 Replies  
It is probably much too small and certainly not very rack friendly but they do have a client for their 350 and 500VA USB units for OS X.
Check the readme at: APC MacOS X 1.2 client readme.rtf...
Posted by que_ball, on May 20, 2002 at 01:24 AM, in macOS
Q: How to turn off Navigation Services icons (new style open save dialogues) 2,879 Views / 0 Replies  
I have been searching for a way to turn off the small icons in the new navigation services dialogue boxes. On our server there are some large logo directories which take forever to load in any open...
Posted by que_ball, on Aug 15, 2000 at 12:01 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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