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Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 19th, 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By gadgetguy
Sweet, thanks for the referral!

Sweet, thanks for the referral!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 19th, 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By gadgetguy
Hi winwintoo, That's probably me you're...

Hi winwintoo,

That's probably me you're referring to regarding the Plex app on my iPad. The Plex and Roku combo is fantastic, really shines when you have media that wasn't purchased through iTunes...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 19th, 2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By gadgetguy
Hard wire iPad to power

Hey folks, this is going to sound like an odd request, but stick with me!

I have an iPad 1 that's retired from regular use and now serves as a coffee table device in the home theatre running the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 25th, 2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,609
Posted By gadgetguy
Put in the work last night to get it reverted...

Put in the work last night to get it reverted because I realized how much I do actually use my Recently Added playlist. I like the old iTunes better anyway. Thanks for the input all!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 23rd, 2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,609
Posted By gadgetguy
Unfortunately that was awhile back I updated and...

Unfortunately that was awhile back I updated and had just never synced my phone to update my music and at this point, it's no longer viable to try to get my previous version back from Time Machine....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 22nd, 2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,609
Posted By gadgetguy
iTunes 11: Recently Added playlist woes

Well, I was skeptical about updating to iTunes 11, not that I'm stuck in the past but for the sole reason that last time there was a major iTunes update, my Recently Added smart playlist got out of...
Forum: Mac Masters Jun 13th, 2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,193
Posted By gadgetguy
Just wanted to drop in with a quick update. My...

Just wanted to drop in with a quick update. My university budget dictated I wouldn't be dropping the coin on a new iMac so I jumped on a refurb Mini Server at the beginning of April and haven't...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 13th, 2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By gadgetguy
I'm totally kidding about Saskatoon! It's a...

I'm totally kidding about Saskatoon! It's a beautiful city, it just lacks some of the conveniences that larger cities have, the Apple store being a prime example. We only have one Apple authorized...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 18th, 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By gadgetguy
Solid point - I kinda forgot how great the guys...

Solid point - I kinda forgot how great the guys at the Apple Store can be! They gave me a 3GS to replace my 3G. Unfortunately, the nearest one is Edmonton, about a 5 hour trip from Saskatoon. Yup, I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 18th, 2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By gadgetguy
No sir, it's my original OEM iPad charger.

No sir, it's my original OEM iPad charger.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 18th, 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By gadgetguy
iPad 1 No Longer Syncs/Charges

I think my (out of warranty) iPad 1 has gone the way of the Dodo and I should probably just be happy for an excuse to upgrade but it'd be nice if there was an easy fix so I could pass it along to...
Forum: Mac Masters Mar 21st, 2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,193
Posted By gadgetguy
Thanks very much Lars! Not sure how I missed that...

Thanks very much Lars! Not sure how I missed that one...

I think I'll give my friend's base Mini (2.3 i5) a shot with FCP once he gets his 8 gig upgrade. Undoubtedly it will be slower than a quad...
Forum: Mac Masters Mar 21st, 2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,193
Posted By gadgetguy
I was actually just about to post that. Look here...

I was actually just about to post that. Look here (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3246).
Forum: Mac Masters Mar 21st, 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,193
Posted By gadgetguy
RAM max is actually 16 gigs (according to the...

RAM max is actually 16 gigs (according to the MacTracker app) rather than 8 which is plenty for me but still, that video card does concern me. Looks like I'll probably wait and save for an iMac.
...
Forum: Mac Masters Mar 20th, 2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,193
Posted By gadgetguy
Mac Mini Server + FCP X

I've done a couple hours of research on this and still haven't really found a sufficient answer. I'm looking to get more into video editing as a hobby and my 3 year old iMac isn't really cutting it...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 30th, 2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,213
Posted By gadgetguy
Telus reception issues

Hey all, haven't been around in awhile but thought I'd pop in and see if anyone had advice for me or has experienced similar problems.

First off, I live in Saskatchewan, meaning I have a choice of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 5th, 2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,611
Posted By gadgetguy
My 3G was an extra $50 without the data plan....

My 3G was an extra $50 without the data plan. I've heard that they stopped allowing iPhones to go on the network without data though.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 21st, 2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,685
Posted By gadgetguy
Hmm... I talked to a developer friend who had a...

Hmm... I talked to a developer friend who had a beta version on a 3G many moons ago and he said he never ran into issues like mine either. Strange.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 21st, 2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,685
Posted By gadgetguy
iOS4 issues on 3G and downgrading

After about 2 hours, iOS4 was finally installed on my 3G. Issues thus far:


Slooooooooooow...
Backups fail (known issue)
Contacts app frequently crashed, couldn't view individual contacts
...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 5th, 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By gadgetguy
If you have the money to shell out, definitely go...

If you have the money to shell out, definitely go with the ATI. Short answer, the Nvidia card, being integrated vs discrete (integrated vs completely separate from the system memory), sucks in...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 11th, 2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By gadgetguy
Iomega Home Network Hard Drive

Hi all...

I have a 360 GB Iomega Home Network Hard Drive (old 10/100 version, not the new and easy to use gigabit ethernet version) and it's giving me grief when I try to connect to it as a NAS...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 1st, 2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By gadgetguy
Let us know of the verdict once it's all done! :)

Let us know of the verdict once it's all done! :)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By gadgetguy
Could that not just be software issues? I had a...

Could that not just be software issues? I had a weird glitch awhile back with Messages crashing whenever I tried to open it. A software restore fixed that. If you want to save yourself time or if you...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 1st, 2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,566
Posted By gadgetguy
Lots of vintage stuff in that last pic like......

Lots of vintage stuff in that last pic like... Blackberries??? :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 31st, 2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 54,281
Views: 3,473,829
Posted By gadgetguy
log in

log in
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,914
Posted By gadgetguy
Glad you gave me that link, just woke up after a...

Glad you gave me that link, just woke up after a long night at work and was under the impression that I had to print an order form, fax and go through all of that.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,914
Posted By gadgetguy
Great, thanks! I've got a form that says US$9.95....

Great, thanks! I've got a form that says US$9.95. Is there a Canadian form you downloaded?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,914
Posted By gadgetguy
Anyone know if there's sales tax charged on...

Anyone know if there's sales tax charged on Canadian up-to-date orders? Just filling the form out now to fax in.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 26th, 2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By gadgetguy
Hmm... have you tried logging in and going back...

Hmm... have you tried logging in and going back in Safari to see if it will remember?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 26th, 2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By gadgetguy
Try going to Preferences --> Security -->...

Try going to Preferences --> Security --> Exceptions (under Passwords) and see if the URL shows up there. If it does, remove it and you should be good to go.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 21st, 2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
I can't believe it! I ordered on Monday around...

I can't believe it! I ordered on Monday around noon, it shipped that afternoon, and made it all the way up to Saskatchewan for delivery today! I'm typing on the new iMac right now! Another thing that...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 20th, 2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By gadgetguy
Got it! Thanks for the link Suite Edit!

Got it! Thanks for the link Suite Edit!
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By gadgetguy
Colour Accent

Is there an iMovie plugin that will do the same thing that Colour Accent on my Canon does, that being removing all but one colour from a video? I found this...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
Just for anyone looking at this thread down the...

Just for anyone looking at this thread down the road, both the FSB and the L2 cache are identical with both systems at 1066 MHz and 6 MB respectively. The only thing that might make the newer 2.66...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 18th, 2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
Thanks for letting me know! I ordered it this...

Thanks for letting me know! I ordered it this morning. Turns out the availability notice got caught by my Gmail spam filter, so I'm glad you said something.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
Thanks so much! That's exactly what I was looking...

Thanks so much! That's exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
Exclamation Yeah, I found an 800 - 400 adapter for only $20...

Yeah, I found an 800 - 400 adapter for only $20 so I'm not worried about that.

Unfortunately I can't wait, I need to submit all my bills in the next month so I need to buy pretty quick. Other...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
No, not Motion or Shake. The Apple software I use...

No, not Motion or Shake. The Apple software I use consists of Logic Studio and Final Cut.

PS: ARG! They just sold out of the $1400 one so I guess I'm waiting for next time.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
Yep! Bought it on eBay as a fundraiser to support...

Yep! Bought it on eBay as a fundraiser to support a cancer patient. :)
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
OK, that's good to know.

OK, that's good to know.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By gadgetguy
Trying to decide...

My insurance settlement finally came in and after my basement flooded in January, my dead iMac G3 is getting replaced with a brand spankin new iMac. I have $1400 to spend, and I'd prefer to go...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 30th, 2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,722
Posted By gadgetguy
I'm on Fido, and I love it. Go with the $15/month...

I'm on Fido, and I love it. Go with the $15/month plan on Fido (50 minutes, 50 texts) plus the $25 for 500MB/month data plan. Or, if you have a laptop and just want internet on the go, just spend...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 23rd, 2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,465
Posted By gadgetguy
Somebody needs to pick up one of these...

Somebody needs to pick up one of these...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 23rd, 2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By gadgetguy
^ That worked. :)

^ That worked. :)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 23rd, 2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By gadgetguy
Yeah, something is very wrong. What I've decided...

Yeah, something is very wrong. What I've decided to do to avoid reinstallation etc is to copy the .abcdp files over to my MacBook Pro using Leopard, import them into Address Book, then export them as...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 23rd, 2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By gadgetguy
Address Book Problems.

A friend is having issues with her iMac G5 running Tiger not Leopard. She was using Mail one day and it just up and froze with an email was sending and she force quit the program. Upon reentering,...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 21st, 2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,135
Posted By gadgetguy
I couldn't see the iMac disappearing from the...

I couldn't see the iMac disappearing from the product line up completely but I have to say, it's kind of a pain having two computers, a desktop and a laptop. I have a 22" LCD hooked up to my MBP and...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 21st, 2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By gadgetguy
I bought APP for my old MacBook Pro on eBay....

I bought APP for my old MacBook Pro on eBay. Can't remember exactly how much it was but I do remember it was a significant savings buy it now, let alone if you took the time to bid carefully and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 15th, 2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,039
Posted By gadgetguy
Wow, OK, just wishful thinking. No doubt many...

Wow, OK, just wishful thinking. No doubt many people think this way. And I was just curious, wasn't asking for criticism as I often get from you.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 14th, 2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,039
Posted By gadgetguy
iPhone 3G Battery Woes

I know there are plenty of iPhone battery issues threads out there but didn't want to hijack. I bought my 3G at the end of January of this year without a data plan. That means no push, and bluetooth...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 30th, 2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,682
Posted By gadgetguy
I need an iPhone to give to father because his...

I need an iPhone to give to father because his Treo 650 has been on the fritz for over a year now and it'd be really nice if he'd get my texts sooner than one hour after I send them. :D
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,722
Posted By gadgetguy
Since we don't have an Apple Store in Saskatoon,...

Since we don't have an Apple Store in Saskatoon, or SK for that matter, Fido said they would send me a brand new one and I should just send the old one back in the given box. Yay!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,242
Posted By gadgetguy
You, sir (JamesX), are a LIFESAVER! THANK YOU!

You, sir (JamesX), are a LIFESAVER! THANK YOU!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,242
Posted By gadgetguy
I can see the home page now, and thanks for the...

I can see the home page now, and thanks for the signing in tip, i wasn't signed in, but it still won't activate the phone. Guess I'll keep trying different things. Do you still get the -4 error...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,242
Posted By gadgetguy
Did it just come up all of a sudden saying...

Did it just come up all of a sudden saying activated? I've been trying to connect to the iTunes store time and time again and nothing. And it won't let me see my phone summary without connecting to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,242
Posted By gadgetguy
Arrgh... same here. My iPhone says "Connect to...

Arrgh... same here. My iPhone says "Connect to iTunes" but it won't even let me restore because it won't connect to the iTunes server.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,242
Posted By gadgetguy
Wow! It downloaded in about 3 mins!

Wow! It downloaded in about 3 mins!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 17th, 2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,242
Posted By gadgetguy
It'll be like New Years for me when it finally...

It'll be like New Years for me when it finally says "Upgrade to 3.0"! :)

Ah well, I'm studying because I have nothing else to do, not that that is much of an incentive to stay awake. :D

BTW, I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 16th, 2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,699
Posted By gadgetguy
:O $25 got you that much?? I have gotten SO fed...

:O $25 got you that much?? I have gotten SO fed up with Fido with their customer service inability, inconsistency with what they tell me, as well as their hidden fees (~$10 for 2 phone calls while I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 24th, 2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,722
Posted By gadgetguy
Wow, I thought it was just my iPhone with the...

Wow, I thought it was just my iPhone with the problem. This is really pathetic, between this and my MacBook Pro, I'm tempted to do away with Apple completely. Of course, that will never happen.
Forum: Anything Mac May 24th, 2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By gadgetguy
Hmm... But I agree, used would be your best...

Hmm...

But I agree, used would be your best bet. Maybe try Kijiji?
Forum: Anything Mac May 13th, 2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By gadgetguy
Alright, my mind is made up. :) Thanks all.

Alright, my mind is made up. :) Thanks all.
Forum: Anything Mac May 13th, 2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By gadgetguy
Hey, I did see that page but information seemed...

Hey, I did see that page but information seemed to conflict in some cases. But I suppose the gist of it is that the radeon is better?
Forum: Anything Mac May 13th, 2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By gadgetguy
iMac vs. iMac

I've Googled around a bit and haven't come up with a straight answer. My question, quite simply is this:

Which is better? The older ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO or the new Geforce 9400M?

I know newer...
Forum: Anything Mac May 13th, 2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By gadgetguy
You're right. Forgot about that one. This one is...

You're right. Forgot about that one. This one is just more convenient.
Forum: Anything Mac May 12th, 2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By gadgetguy
I hated to admit it earlier because I had JUST...

I hated to admit it earlier because I had JUST gotten off the phone with Apple and was pissed but you're right, there are instances where Apple have been really great to me. I'm wondering if it's...
Forum: Anything Mac May 11th, 2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By gadgetguy
I'm wondering about that. That must be what...

I'm wondering about that. That must be what happened. Still frustrating considering Apple didn't even explain why they assumed it was damage caused by me or the previous owner.

Lars, is that...
Forum: Anything Mac May 11th, 2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By gadgetguy
Yeah, I upgraded the hard drive in a friend's old...

Yeah, I upgraded the hard drive in a friend's old 1.83 Core Duo MBP 'cause he was too scared and the case definitely didn't look like that after.

And I would love to ship it to Lars (thanks again...
Forum: Anything Mac May 11th, 2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By gadgetguy
Scratches in the aluminum, I have found, are...

Scratches in the aluminum, I have found, are natural just because the Magsafe plug gets sucked onto the machine and has a tenancy to get right in the plug, therefore scratching it up. That's what...
Forum: Anything Mac May 11th, 2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By gadgetguy
Unfortunately, I don't live near an official...

Unfortunately, I don't live near an official Apple Store. But I did call Apple directly and talked to "John" who's apparently relatively high up in the pecking order so I assume Genius Bar guys have...
Forum: Anything Mac May 11th, 2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,824
Posted By gadgetguy
Why I hate Apple...

Here's the story. Back in September 2008 I bought a beautiful 4 month old MacBook Pro right here on ehMac. I really needed a better laptop than I had at the time (a 1 GHz TiBook) for the media class...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 28th, 2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,550
Posted By gadgetguy
Still, that's pretty poor for something you...

Still, that's pretty poor for something you dropped $200 on. Good to hear they did what was right.

I, too, am pretty unhappy with my phone. Just little things like a sticky power button (not home...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By gadgetguy
I also do this, for gaming I boot directly into...

I also do this, for gaming I boot directly into Bootcamp but for everything else I run Parallels. Trick is to install Bootcamp first, then Parallels will recognize it and it will boot up exactly the...
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 20th, 2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,566
Posted By gadgetguy
I'd be kicked out pretty quickly if my house...

I'd be kicked out pretty quickly if my house started looking like that!
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 19th, 2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,566
Posted By gadgetguy
Of course, but I found myself doing it...

Of course, but I found myself doing it CONSTANTLY. It just become a PITA after awhile so I bought a nice wood desk. Probably just me though. :rolleyes:
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 19th, 2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,566
Posted By gadgetguy
Just a word of caution, glass desks eventually...

Just a word of caution, glass desks eventually become hell if you're a neat freak like me. Mine was never clean enough and there were ALWAYS finger prints or something.
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 17th, 2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,566
Posted By gadgetguy
Wow :eek: some of that's over my head but I know...

Wow :eek: some of that's over my head but I know enough to be envious! :D
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 17th, 2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,566
Posted By gadgetguy
I'd love to know!

I'd love to know!
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 30th, 2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,724
Posted By gadgetguy
Do you provide towels to wipe the spit off my...

Do you provide towels to wipe the spit off my monitors?

:lmao:
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,333
Posted By gadgetguy
Thanks, I obviously can't read. :D

Thanks, I obviously can't read. :D
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By gadgetguy
Sorry. Clarification. AE = Airport Express.

Sorry. Clarification. AE = Airport Express.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,997
Posted By gadgetguy
Those are PCs. You're comparing Apples and...

Those are PCs. You're comparing Apples and oranges. :D
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By gadgetguy
Because then he would not be connected to the AE...

Because then he would not be connected to the AE and Airtunes.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By gadgetguy
That would then defeat the purpose for a Time...

That would then defeat the purpose for a Time Capsule, no? If this was the case, he could just run a cable from his current router to the AE.

I'm assuming that the AE is in a room where that is...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By gadgetguy
Neither Time Capsule nor Aiport Extreme help...

Neither Time Capsule nor Aiport Extreme help because they don't have audio out ports.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,997
Posted By gadgetguy
Words cannot express my agreement with you.

Words cannot express my agreement with you.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By gadgetguy
ROFL bgw and Evan!

ROFL bgw and Evan!
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,333
Posted By gadgetguy
So where do you find this for $100? FS website...

So where do you find this for $100? FS website says $400 for the package.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,333
Posted By gadgetguy
Which you can do from home so you don't even have...

Which you can do from home so you don't even have to bother taking it (serial number) with you.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,096
Posted By gadgetguy
Not sure how people can hate Adium. I find it,...

Not sure how people can hate Adium. I find it, yes, customizable because it can be used right out of the "box" but it is packed full of features if you want to use them. I find it's very simplistic...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,997
Posted By gadgetguy
I, too, am frustrated with how they're making it...

I, too, am frustrated with how they're making it a "feature". A friend of mine (female, as you can guess after reading below) was bragging about how her new MacBook was "energy efficient" and...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,357
Posted By gadgetguy
That's not possible AFAIK but I have never owned...

That's not possible AFAIK but I have never owned an AP Express. Your options would probably be to a) transfer music to an iPod and play off of that, b) plug into the network to browse the internet,...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,249
Posted By gadgetguy
That's XP Home. XP Pro never prompts me to...

That's XP Home. XP Pro never prompts me to activate.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,249
Posted By gadgetguy
The activation over the internet will probably...

The activation over the internet will probably fail, meaning you'll have to call them. I call late at night, that way I usually get the automated machine instead of a real person. Just tell them it's...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 17th, 2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By gadgetguy
Sounds like it's probably just coincidence that...

Sounds like it's probably just coincidence that it half-died at the time. Awhile back I had a PowerBook G4 that did the same thing so...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 8th, 2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By gadgetguy
Tried booting without the PMU battery connected....

Tried booting without the PMU battery connected. Looks like she as good as gone. :(
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 6th, 2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By gadgetguy
I'll try the PMU battery when I get home. ...

I'll try the PMU battery when I get home.

Screen does not light up, brand new tested hard drive so it's not that and the green power light does not come on.

Joel
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 5th, 2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By gadgetguy
I know it's not worth putting any money into, he...

I know it's not worth putting any money into, he just asked me to take a peek at it. He owns a MacBook Pro but thought if this one was easy to get working it would be a good machine for his kids.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 5th, 2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By gadgetguy
PowerBook G3 lacks the Power

I'm attempting to fix an old 500 MHz PBG3 for a pastor at our church. It will not power up. The only thing that happens is when you go to turn it on, although the HD will not spin up, you can press...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Bump. :lmao:

Bump. :lmao:
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Nobody posted for three days before you. But...

Nobody posted for three days before you.

But w/e. Not going to argue any longer, waste of my time.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Actually, if you use these things called eyes,...

Actually, if you use these things called eyes, you'd see no one had posted for 3 days before your post.

Ah, if only this forum didn't have censors and moderators...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
At least the last pane. XD

At least the last pane. XD
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Speaking of get a life (HOWEVER) this thread as...

Speaking of get a life (HOWEVER) this thread as been dead for three days! It honestly did not need to rise again!
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Don't wish... it might come true! XD

Don't wish... it might come true! XD
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Have you not read anything above? It's great that...

Have you not read anything above? It's great that you can still get a MBP with FW HOWEVER one thing people liked is having the excellent portability of the 13" machine with the options of the MBP...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Copying or importing? Thought so.

Copying or importing?

Thought so.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Hmm, my boss bought a HD based camcorder and you...

Hmm, my boss bought a HD based camcorder and you had to use some crappy proprietary software to edit. So I think it probably depends on the exact camcorder.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
USB cannot import into iMovie, if I'm not correct.

USB cannot import into iMovie, if I'm not correct.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 15th, 2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,131
Posted By gadgetguy
You know, that's been bugging me right from the...

You know, that's been bugging me right from the get-go, just need to find the time!
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By gadgetguy
AppleCare = DEFINITELY worth it. One of my past...

AppleCare = DEFINITELY worth it. One of my past Minis had 3 HD replacements and a DVD drive replacement.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Agreed. 12" Widescreen would be a little bit......

Agreed. 12" Widescreen would be a little bit... uh... W I D E. :D
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
YES! Apple needs to make a 'Book, with FireWire,...

YES! Apple needs to make a 'Book, with FireWire, just like the 12" PowerBooks! I have one and absolutely love it and it would be a very good sub-$1000 laptop!
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Yes, but the Pro models are even more expensive...

Yes, but the Pro models are even more expensive than before, some may not want to haul a 15 inch computer (vs 13") to Cancun, such as my friend who travels to Rota island every single Christmas. And...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
I would definitely disagree because you're pretty...

I would definitely disagree because you're pretty well out of options for iMovie now.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,131
Posted By gadgetguy
Haha. I wasn't sure at first about the new design...

Haha. I wasn't sure at first about the new design either however it's grown on me quickly. Similar to the alu iMac. I hated the design at first but now I (almost) prefer it! :)
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,131
Posted By gadgetguy
New MacBook Pro Background :D

I quite like the styling so I decided to throw together a background in honor of the new MBP!

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm30/flamefin/leopard_bkgrnd_with_new_mbp.jpg

Download the full...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,498
Posted By gadgetguy
Yeah, I can tell you now I will NEVER be owning a...

Yeah, I can tell you now I will NEVER be owning a new MacBook due to the lack of FW.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,947
Posted By gadgetguy
Augh, I'm arguing with myself about whether or...

Augh, I'm arguing with myself about whether or not I should plunk down the dough and buy a new MBP now before the new ones come out. Hmm...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,947
Posted By gadgetguy
My thoughts EXACTLY! They better stick with a...

My thoughts EXACTLY! They better stick with a non-glossy screen option, if they don't, I can see me owning my current MBP for a very long time.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 14th, 2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,947
Posted By gadgetguy
My bad... I was thinking old. LOL We'll see...

My bad... I was thinking old. LOL

We'll see tomorrow. That'd be a shame if they dropped it. WAIT! I'd be VERY surprised if they dropped it, I just remembered that FW400 is the only thing iMovie...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 13th, 2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,947
Posted By gadgetguy
No, I'm pretty sure they'll still have Firewire....

No, I'm pretty sure they'll still have Firewire. It's not outdated technology and that's still the only thing supported for system boots from an external HD.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 13th, 2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,947
Posted By gadgetguy
Jeez, nice much? I doubt that post helped him...

Jeez, nice much? I doubt that post helped him very much.

SR, my guess is that because they will be available tomorrow, they'll probably be for sale tomorrow on the online Apple Store even if they...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 9th, 2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By gadgetguy
It is just a 2g so it is unlocked/jailbroken to...

It is just a 2g so it is unlocked/jailbroken to work in Canada and we don't have an Apple store in Saskatoon. I was hoping it was a software issue.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 9th, 2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By gadgetguy
iPhone Problems

Hi there,

I've loved every minute of owning my iPhone (look in sig for details) but I've run into a problem. The iPhone is CONVINCED I have my Apple headphones (with the microphone) plugged in all...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 8th, 2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By gadgetguy
It's a G3! Come on, even my 400 MHz G4 was on the...

It's a G3! Come on, even my 400 MHz G4 was on the edge on unbearable with Leopard, this would be literally unusable!

Just think about it logically, why install Leopard and have a ridiculously slow...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 8th, 2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By gadgetguy
In that case, Leopard is a no go for sure, I'm...

In that case, Leopard is a no go for sure, I'm not even sure about Tiger considering it takes up 3 GB of HD space and I would think it would be terribly slow. If you don't have any programs that need...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 7th, 2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By gadgetguy
I guess... :/

I guess... :/
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 7th, 2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By gadgetguy
Wouldn't be a black one because that's only a G3.

Wouldn't be a black one because that's only a G3.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 7th, 2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By gadgetguy
You should be able to find it on the computer. ...

You should be able to find it on the computer.

I had Leopard installed on my 667 MHz using LeopardAssist and it ran just fine.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 2nd, 2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By gadgetguy
~Knock on wood!~ I can tell you I'll never be...

~Knock on wood!~ I can tell you I'll never be updating! I would be one of those going crazy... :P
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 2nd, 2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By gadgetguy
Finally got it working. Thank God, considering I...

Finally got it working. Thank God, considering I should be studying and wouldn't have stop trying until I got it working. :rolleyes:

I downloaded PwnageTool 2.1 from here...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 2nd, 2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By gadgetguy
iPhone Won't Unlock

I just received the iPhone 1st gen (FW 2.0) I bought on eBay a couple of weeks ago. I went 1st gen because a) I would HATE to be locked in to an expensive contract on Rogers to get the 3G and b) I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 16th, 2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
We shall find out. ;)

We shall find out. ;)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 16th, 2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
OK, to get technical technical the PROCESSING...

OK, to get technical technical the PROCESSING part is just fine.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 16th, 2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
Precisely.

Precisely.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 16th, 2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
No problem. In this case, the LB itself is...

No problem.

In this case, the LB itself is fine, technically it's the video output on the LB that would be faulty. If there was a HD in the machine, it would boot up just fine, with the exception...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 16th, 2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
Yes, the logic board hardware or LCD hardware. A...

Yes, the logic board hardware or LCD hardware. A software screenshot wouldn't do it.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 16th, 2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
No, because it's captured electronically versus...

No, because it's captured electronically versus having a hardware output from the iMac.

Good thinking though!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 16th, 2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
Good point, forgot about that. Hmm, the next...

Good point, forgot about that. Hmm, the next thing will be to try to dig up my only Mini DVI adapter. :D

Thanks.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 15th, 2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,464
Posted By gadgetguy
Actually I would agree (with whoever that was :)...

Actually I would agree (with whoever that was :) ) that Airport Express isn't all that great. I have a friend who has one and his office is one story down and 10 feet over from the base. His MBP...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 15th, 2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By gadgetguy
I actually use both on my Mac. One thing that's...

I actually use both on my Mac. One thing that's VERY cool, Parallels and Bootcamp will actually share the same XP install so you would not have the space consumption of having two separate installs....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 15th, 2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By gadgetguy
iMac LCD problems

My friend's iMac G5 is on the fritz and I'm trying to decide between the logic board gone or the LCD panel itself gone. Many jagged lines appear vericatically on the screen upon startup. I'm leaning...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 24th, 2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By gadgetguy
Mac Mini Intel + 1/8" to Optical Audio adapter +...

Mac Mini Intel + 1/8" to Optical Audio adapter + Elgato EyeTV = sweeeeet. :D

That's what I'm running right now, works perfectly.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 16th, 2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By gadgetguy
Sorry about the nature of the reply earlier, I...

Sorry about the nature of the reply earlier, I had just gotten up (I know, I know) and wasn't that happiest person alive considering I had been up until 3AM trying to get this dang thing to work and...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 16th, 2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By gadgetguy
I'm a little offended by that. It's actually for...

I'm a little offended by that. It's actually for a pastor at our church to use. Not necessary to be snappy.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 16th, 2008, 02:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By gadgetguy
Or if I use a different install CD it comes to...

Or if I use a different install CD it comes to the picture of an SE30 in classic and sticks there.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 16th, 2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By gadgetguy
To be a little more detailed... When insert...

To be a little more detailed...

When insert the 9.2 disc, I double click on Mac OS Install. It goes to open Classic and then says: Classic cannot update files in "System Folder" on "Install CD"...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 16th, 2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,189
Posted By gadgetguy
OS9 classic on PBG4 1.67

I know you've all heard this time and time again but I'm at the end of my rope.

I have done this before and cannot for the life of me figure out how to install OS9 for classic use on my PowerBook...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 30th, 2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 666
Posted By gadgetguy
MacBook Magsafe woes

After using my backup MacBook (bought used on here) rarely for the past 6 months or so, the magsafe connected decided to give up the ghost. Not want to pay the $60 (or whatever it is) for a whole new...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 14th, 2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By gadgetguy
Hah... must've been blind last night... exactly...

Hah... must've been blind last night... exactly like FCP!

Thanks!
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 14th, 2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By gadgetguy
FCE Picture in Picture

I am trying to do picture in picture in Final Cut Express. I can't for the life of me figure it out. I can do it just fine in FC Pro but I can't even find the motions menu in Express, which I am new...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 2nd, 2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,851
Posted By gadgetguy
For things like batteries, eBay is your better...

For things like batteries, eBay is your better bet because of the price, just use common sense when buying one. If the seller is using broken English or if he's not clear, avoid it. That said, I...
Forum: Anything Mac May 30th, 2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,851
Posted By gadgetguy
:rolleyes: That moron continually contradicts...

:rolleyes: That moron continually contradicts himself!
Forum: Anything Mac May 28th, 2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,851
Posted By gadgetguy
In his profile: Last Activity: Apr 11th,...

In his profile:

Last Activity: Apr 11th, 2005 08:24 PM
Forum: Anything Mac May 28th, 2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,851
Posted By gadgetguy
Just be sure to clearly state that 800 MHz is 800...

Just be sure to clearly state that 800 MHz is 800 MHz and that is what the seller advertised it as numerous times so that is what it should arrive at your door as. Also state that you should not have...
Forum: Anything Mac May 27th, 2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,851
Posted By gadgetguy
Whoa... just asking. Sheesh.

Whoa... just asking. Sheesh.
Forum: Anything Mac May 27th, 2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,851
Posted By gadgetguy
Do you have experience? I do, and if the seller...

Do you have experience? I do, and if the seller was in the wrong, PayPal does actually make them refund everything.
Forum: Anything Mac May 27th, 2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,851
Posted By gadgetguy
AUGH! I can't believe that there are some...

AUGH! I can't believe that there are some Canadians like that! Pisses me right off! :mad:

Sorry to hear of your misfortune, like many others have said I would just get a full refund, pay a little...
Forum: Anything Mac May 18th, 2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,144
Posted By gadgetguy
Logitech MX3200 Mac COMPATIBLE!

I figured it out! I bought myself the keyboard/mouse combo for Christmas and could not get the keyboard to work on my MBP. I finally gave up and let it sit in a box. A couple months later I got into...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 8th, 2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,767
Posted By gadgetguy
Yeah, I was going to say, first time hook it...

Yeah, I was going to say, first time hook it straight up via cat5 cable because gigabit is INFINITELY faster than wireless.

Example: Transferring files from one of my MacBooks to the other. One...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 28th, 2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,014
Posted By gadgetguy
Well, playing games wasn't the main reason I...

Well, playing games wasn't the main reason I wanted one, of course I wanted one so I could record from TV onto the laptop as well.

I just HATE!! the size of these puny in-car screens, especially...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 28th, 2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,014
Posted By gadgetguy
Well, it's so the kids can play video games in...

Well, it's so the kids can play video games in the back on trips. We thought our new van would have a DVD entertainment system but the van we ended buying has everything but that.

The portability...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,014
Posted By gadgetguy
ExpressCard TV Tuner

I'm looking for one for my MacBook Pro. Anyone know where I could acquire one?

Thanks.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,825
Posted By gadgetguy
Their prices aren't going down and even if they...

Their prices aren't going down and even if they do, it won't be much. Especially if they go and put an iSight in.

I used a new 23" for awhile while working on a project and sitting next to it on...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,825
Posted By gadgetguy
Because they are #&@!ing incredible LCDs! I'm...

Because they are #&@!ing incredible LCDs! I'm sure some would beg to differ however my 17" Studio Display LCD just kills my new Acer LCD in every aspect except size! :D

However, the main reason...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 27th, 2008, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,582
Posted By gadgetguy
3ix.com is what I use. Sorry to go off topic...

3ix.com is what I use.

Sorry to go off topic however I ~HATE~ seeing people overpaying for webhosting.

For my iPod situation, I would like to get a Touch (16 GB) in the next bit here and sell...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 22nd, 2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By gadgetguy
You're kidding me. Apple doesn't have some...

You're kidding me. Apple doesn't have some proprietary something rather on there? How do I unhide the sys files?
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 20th, 2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By gadgetguy
mp4 files from iPod

Is there way to get videos from my iPod back onto the computer? I (stupidly) erased a HD thinking I could just get my music video library off my iPod. No such luck. Anyone know of a program (PeeCee...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 20th, 2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By gadgetguy
I seventh that. I used an extremely nice HP...

I seventh that. I used an extremely nice HP notebook with a 17" glossy screen for work related purposes awhile back. After using that a couple days, I went to go dig out my 12" iBook G3 with a matte...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 17th, 2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,952
Posted By gadgetguy
Don't want to make enemies but I agree...

Don't want to make enemies but I agree completely. Childish is EXACTLY the word.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 17th, 2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By gadgetguy
OK, thanks, I guess it was just in the manner you...

OK, thanks, I guess it was just in the manner you said it: this might be more helpful.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 17th, 2008, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By gadgetguy
Do I sense sarcasm? Sorry for trying to be...

Do I sense sarcasm?

Sorry for trying to be helpful.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 17th, 2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By gadgetguy
Hmm, a link could be helpful, huh? MacUpdate...

Hmm, a link could be helpful, huh?

MacUpdate Promo - Big discounts on Mac software every day. (http://www.mupromo.com)
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 17th, 2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,952
Posted By gadgetguy
Not sure if someone has already mentioned this...

Not sure if someone has already mentioned this (don't have time to read through the entire thing) but this is DEFINITELY illegal. This is the Leopard PC thing where you can install Leopard on an...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 17th, 2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By gadgetguy
Mac Update Promo Inc Parallels For $65

Awesome software bundle promo from MU! It runs from April 16 - 29. Value of $475 for $65. Here's how it works.

To start, you get 7 great Apps for $64.99:

Hazel
Art Text
MenuCalendarClock...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 13th, 2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,464
Posted By gadgetguy
Here in S'toon my gf bought a 17", 2 GB, 240 GB...

Here in S'toon my gf bought a 17", 2 GB, 240 GB HD, 1.5 Core 2 Duo for $747 refurb at Staples. Heck of a deal, almost makes me rethink owning a Mac, but not quite!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 13th, 2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,464
Posted By gadgetguy
True, however I would disagree with you about the...

True, however I would disagree with you about the latter. I mean, they've got the cool designs!! LOL
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 13th, 2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,464
Posted By gadgetguy
True but I was reminded once again yesterday how...

True but I was reminded once again yesterday how garbagey these speakers are when my friend brought over her low end HP and it had WAY better sound than my MBP.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 13th, 2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,464
Posted By gadgetguy
Well, I owned a TiBook before this and even these...

Well, I owned a TiBook before this and even these speakers blown are a big step up!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 12th, 2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,464
Posted By gadgetguy
Problem not solved, I have to carry around...

Problem not solved, I have to carry around external speakers in my InCase. Good idea though, I was sure someone would say that...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 12th, 2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,464
Posted By gadgetguy
MacBook Pro internal speakers

I have a MBP 1.83 CD (spex below) and the speakers in it suck. That's one thing I hate about Apple laptops... they wont't put decent speakers in!! Anyway, they got blown pretty quickly and now they...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 8th, 2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,697
Posted By gadgetguy
Hmm, I highly doubt they will drop 32-bit Intel...

Hmm, I highly doubt they will drop 32-bit Intel support just because those are still fairly new machines although I do think it's a pretty high chance that PPC support will be dropped in the next 2...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 8th, 2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By gadgetguy
Computer power supply? Remember these are powered...

Computer power supply? Remember these are powered through the ADC cable.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 8th, 2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By gadgetguy
No ideas at all anyone?

No ideas at all anyone?
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 8th, 2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,697
Posted By gadgetguy
Uh, what? Bell is CDMA, doubt that will be...

Uh, what? Bell is CDMA, doubt that will be happening.

Rogers is the most likely (actually, really the only here in SK) candidate for carrying the iPhone in Canada.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 7th, 2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By gadgetguy
Squeely Studio Display

I have a 17" LCD studio display. When I start it up after being off for a couple days, it makes a really high pitched squeeling for about 20 seconds and when it stops, the screen get slightly...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 5th, 2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,174
Posted By gadgetguy
I was running Leopard on a PBG4 Ti 667 (now for...

I was running Leopard on a PBG4 Ti 667 (now for sale BTW, check out the classifieds!) using LeopardAssist and I was editing movies, doing website and graphics (Photoshop) just fine.

I think it...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By gadgetguy
Well, I called those morons at Apple (forgot that...

Well, I called those morons at Apple (forgot that I have AppleCare) and the dummy there knew nothing. He first couldn't grasp that the second partition didn't show up and when he did, he told me that...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By gadgetguy
Yeah, I have rerun Bootcamp assistant, that's how...

Yeah, I have rerun Bootcamp assistant, that's how I found out I only have 11 GB remaining.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 4th, 2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By gadgetguy
Please, somebody, I REALLY don't want to have to...

Please, somebody, I REALLY don't want to have to reformat!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 3rd, 2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By gadgetguy
Yes, that's the total size but my size remaining...

Yes, that's the total size but my size remaining is 10 GB less than it was before I started.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 3rd, 2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By gadgetguy
BootCamp Woes...

Well, after receiving my MacBook Pro and love it to death for 24 hours, I decided not to put off the inevitable any longer... I need Windoze for work.

I went to the BootCamp Assistant (I have done...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,806
Posted By gadgetguy
Yeah yeah, I know, I'm saying is it even...

Yeah yeah, I know, I'm saying is it even possible?

And what program do you use to rip your DVDs?
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,806
Posted By gadgetguy
Didn't know 5.1 in DVD rips was even possible......

Didn't know 5.1 in DVD rips was even possible... what program did you use to rip 'em?
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,806
Posted By gadgetguy
Oh OK, that's reasonable. Thanks to Macified...

Oh OK, that's reasonable.

Thanks to Macified for showing me the L&M product!
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 2nd, 2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,806
Posted By gadgetguy
Or you could buy this...

Or you could buy this (http://behringer.com/UCA202/index.cfm?lang=ENG) Behringer product for only $54.95 at Long & McQuade. That's the route I'll be going.

But what heyesk said is true; you should...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,806
Posted By gadgetguy
Thanks for the suggestion, a great idea but...

Thanks for the suggestion, a great idea but fortunately, the EyeTV comes with a great remote.
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 1st, 2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,806
Posted By gadgetguy
Thanks Macified! That's what I believe I'll do!...

Thanks Macified! That's what I believe I'll do! If I decide to cheap out, I'll just put the DVD play on the floor out of the way. Maybe I'll survive with the lack of 5.1. I don't know but I will post...
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