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Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By DrewNL
You think so? I always assumed it'd be easier to...

You think so? I always assumed it'd be easier to receive it and then return it unopened. I'm not quite sure the route it takes if you refuse delivery.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By DrewNL
I have another family member that lives in...

I have another family member that lives in England where iPads are pretty expensive. I gave her a deep discount on my 3rd gen in August. I hope she's still happy with hers.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By DrewNL
She lives in Corner Brook and ordered it online....

She lives in Corner Brook and ordered it online. Her nearest Apple Store is in Halifax. She bought it for her 16 year old son. I think she'd rather save $120 than get the latest and greatest for the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By DrewNL
My sister bought a new iPad 3rd gen YESTERDAY...

My sister bought a new iPad 3rd gen YESTERDAY (without me knowing).

She called Apple, they say that it's shipped and too late to cancel (understood). She was actually hoping for a discount, not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 31st, 2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,922
Posted By DrewNL
Yeah there's no issue here. My original iPad...

Yeah there's no issue here. My original iPad charged VERY slowly with two of our macs and not at all with the other 2. As was previously stated, it's a current thing. My iPad 2 seems to be charging...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
I understand what you're saying. It's still not...

I understand what you're saying. It's still not the point though.

There was a press release that stated (I am paraphrasing here): the iPad 2 goes on sale in Canada (and 24 other countries) on 25...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
...and misrepresenting iPad prices publicly is...

...and misrepresenting iPad prices publicly is the only way to pay for the brick and mortar stores....

Because it's their only product.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
Three of us sent emails to Apple on Tuesday. A...

Three of us sent emails to Apple on Tuesday. A friend of mine just got a voicemail on his iPhone from the office of Steve Jobs. He didn't even give them a phone number.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
So Apple is suggesting a price that Apple is not...

So Apple is suggesting a price that Apple is not subscribing to? That's a new one on me. Usually the price on the gas pump matches what you pay when you go inside.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
You just need to start paying attention to posts...

You just need to start paying attention to posts before you start responding to them. Allow me to explain:

$499 USD is $488 CAD. Price in Canada is $519 CAD. $31 CAD difference.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
This is more along the lines of the point I was...

This is more along the lines of the point I was trying to make.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 24th, 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
Well, time to wrap this thread it....it seems...

Well, time to wrap this thread it....it seems that far too many people can talk but can't read. I'll clarify my intentions for you people, but before I do, while we're on a topic that was brought up...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 22nd, 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By DrewNL
The issue that I've run into is on my iPhone with...

The issue that I've run into is on my iPhone with apps from 2 different stores. The iPhone can only be linked to one iTunes Store account at a time. So I can't update all my apps. For example, right...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 22nd, 2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
You mean $31 increase? I get what you're saying...

You mean $31 increase?
I get what you're saying about things "being cheaper in the US", and that made all the sense in the world when a US dollar was $1.30 Canadian. But now that a US dollar only...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 22nd, 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
I know the reasons. I'm just annoyed that their...

I know the reasons. I'm just annoyed that their US version of the press release flat out states that Canadians will pay $499 USD for the 16GB wi-fi. Then they go ahead and change it to $529 USD.
...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Mar 22nd, 2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By DrewNL
Do you mind me asking where you got it? I know...

Do you mind me asking where you got it? I know it's sold (plus I already have one) but I was curious. Seems like a high tax rate for a US purchase. 10%? Or did you get it from someone and pay a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 22nd, 2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,341
Posted By DrewNL
Apple officially gouging Canadians with iPad 2 pricing

Apple's press release today announcing availability for an additional 25 countries on Friday has me scratching my head. The release states the following

"on March 25 for a suggested retail price...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 4th, 2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,329
Posted By DrewNL
Dunderdale has far too hilarious a name to be...

Dunderdale has far too hilarious a name to be premier for too long. The nurses will rip her to shreds :D I'd be shocked if Jerome Kennedy even garners serious consideration. They need another...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 4th, 2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,329
Posted By DrewNL
Was it not Tobin that, as premier of NL, agreed...

Was it not Tobin that, as premier of NL, agreed to extend the 50 yr deal signed by Smallwood?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 30th, 2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,329
Posted By DrewNL
Hydro Quebec is doing their usual crap. They took...

Hydro Quebec is doing their usual crap. They took advantage of an NL idiot some 60 years ago and think they can do it again...the problem is that there's been no idiot in NL to contact for the past 7...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By DrewNL
I just went from a 13" to a 15". I can't see...

I just went from a 13" to a 15". I can't see myself ever using 11" for the reasons people have previously listed; UI elements too small, etc. Also, my storage needs are above average and constantly...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,464
Posted By DrewNL
I spent 29 years in Canada and moved to the US...

I spent 29 years in Canada and moved to the US just over a year ago. I got an American account back when they had considerably more content than the Canadian store. Now I use my American account on a...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,464
Posted By DrewNL
I have 3 1 American account for iTunes, 1...

I have 3

1 American account for iTunes, 1 Canadian account for iTunes (both gmail accounts) and one for Apple Support that all our products are linked to (mobileme).
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 30th, 2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,329
Posted By DrewNL
Rumour has it that NB and PE are desperate to get...

Rumour has it that NB and PE are desperate to get on board now. I too hope all goes well without his steering. On a side note, I thought it was funny the other day when Williams said "It'll be nice...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 29th, 2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,329
Posted By DrewNL
Hi All, I've been away from this forum for a...

Hi All,

I've been away from this forum for a while but figured I'd weigh in on this subject as it is near and dear to me. But before I do:

Full disclosure: I have campaigned heavily for Danny...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 29th, 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,329
Posted By DrewNL
You'll sooner see Danny Williams as leader of the...

You'll sooner see Danny Williams as leader of the federal Liberal party than the Conservative. Remember, the PC Party has zero affiliation with the new federal Conservatives. And we mustn't forget...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 12th, 2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,815
Posted By DrewNL
I wonder why they decided to go back to the...

I wonder why they decided to go back to the original name? Or why they changed it to AppleTV in the first place? And I wonder if the handful of TV networks around the world called iTV will freak out.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 12th, 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,143
Posted By DrewNL
I've said it before and I'll say it again: I...

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I won't buy anything from a site that can't spell English words properly. Best Skins Ever can get a spellchecker, then call me.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 10th, 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,779
Posted By DrewNL
I wanted to add something that no one has...

I wanted to add something that no one has mentioned yet:

When it comes to the East Coast (including NL), where there is Bell Wireless (not Bell Aliant, they are different companies. BA doesn't...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 9th, 2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By DrewNL
A SCUD? Wasn't that 15+ years ago? I think I'll...

A SCUD? Wasn't that 15+ years ago? I think I'll compare my new car to a Chevy Celebrity.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By DrewNL
The short answer is it's easier for the the...

The short answer is it's easier for the the manufacturer (Apple) to make one product to sell to all carriers.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By DrewNL
By jailbreaking or inserting another SIM?...

By jailbreaking or inserting another SIM? Impossible.
The correct answer here is the warranty is technically void if an Apple employee sees it in this condition and it makes the phone slower to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By DrewNL
For iPhone 3G or 3GS, with AT&T, the minimum plan...

For iPhone 3G or 3GS, with AT&T, the minimum plan is $69.99 per month if you go with the monthly plan ($39.99 for the airtime and mandatory $30 for data). If you go GoPhone, you get no data at all...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 14th, 2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By DrewNL
I must have missed something. Did you remove a...

I must have missed something. Did you remove a comment from this thread? I don't see anyone talking about activation codes.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 10th, 2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By DrewNL
I'm in the exact same boat; Grandfathered in, but...

I'm in the exact same boat; Grandfathered in, but certain I don't use it more than 5 times a month anyway.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 9th, 2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,361
Posted By DrewNL
I've always been a Blackberry proponent but for...

I've always been a Blackberry proponent but for some reason the Bold has been awful for me. As a test, I took a couple of BB Bolds and some other phones (iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, some plain old...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 9th, 2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,361
Posted By DrewNL
I've spent a lot of time with HTC's as noted...

I've spent a lot of time with HTC's as noted above, and I currently own an iPhone 3GS. I'm not biased when it comes to phones. I've been in that business for ages. I give them all a chance. I just...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 9th, 2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,361
Posted By DrewNL
Spoken like someone that hasn't used HTC products...

Spoken like someone that hasn't used HTC products for an extended period of time. Sure, they make amazing LOOKING phones, but try using one. Try paying hundreds for one and being stuck with it for 3...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 7th, 2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,561
Posted By DrewNL
The Apple Store in King of Prussia, PA told my...

The Apple Store in King of Prussia, PA told my mother-in-law once that they do things like adding RAM but it's a service they charge for, therefore a Genius Bar session won't cut it. You need to pay....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 3rd, 2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,156
Posted By DrewNL
Did you notice that it went from "My son dropped...

Did you notice that it went from "My son dropped HIS phone" to "I now have MY new 16GB 3GS"
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 2nd, 2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,156
Posted By DrewNL
If you buy your next iPhone at Wal Mart, you'll...

If you buy your next iPhone at Wal Mart, you'll have 15 days to bring it back. Beyond that, you're on your own. True Story.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 1st, 2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,156
Posted By DrewNL
I'm with you there. I'd prefer no one give more...

I'm with you there. I'd prefer no one give more money to the Rogers family.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,156
Posted By DrewNL
Again, new customers mean new revenue. They...

Again, new customers mean new revenue. They already HAVE you.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,156
Posted By DrewNL
I AM in the customer service business and have...

I AM in the customer service business and have been for years. Doesn't change anything. In this case, I can choose to lose the company money (give you a gift), or I can choose to stay the course and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 31st, 2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,156
Posted By DrewNL
Why should they care? Regardless of how you solve...

Why should they care? Regardless of how you solve your problem, they still get their money. If you buy another, they get even more. It's not a matter of whether they are obligated or not, it's plain...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,711
Posted By DrewNL
I'd be completely amazed if Bell did any sort of...

I'd be completely amazed if Bell did any sort of unlimited data.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 14th, 2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,711
Posted By DrewNL
You've obviously not tried to use a Rogers phone...

You've obviously not tried to use a Rogers phone in Newfoundland, Labrador or any part of NB thats not Moncton, Fredericton or Saint John.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 8th, 2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By DrewNL
These prices make me cringe. Boy am I glad I...

These prices make me cringe.

Boy am I glad I waited until I moved south to buy my iPhone. I pay $63.99 (I get a discount, the regular price is $69.99) and that includes 450 daytime mins, 5000...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 6th, 2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,010
Posted By DrewNL
Yup. I didn't say it wasn't.

Yup. I didn't say it wasn't.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 6th, 2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,010
Posted By DrewNL
GSM is the past, UMTS is now and LTE is the...

GSM is the past, UMTS is now and LTE is the future. GSM/UMTS is the world, mostly.

Poor Qualcomm. Time to sell.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 5th, 2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By DrewNL
This is so confusing it doesn't compute for me...

This is so confusing it doesn't compute for me that the gmail account would be messed up. How could it be messed up? So strange.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 30th, 2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,852
Posted By DrewNL
You're right. :D

You're right. :D
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 30th, 2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,852
Posted By DrewNL
Thats the funny thing; she HAS a hard drive for...

Thats the funny thing; she HAS a hard drive for backups. She never uses it.

Well, the final result was the purchase of a piece of software called StellarPhoenix for $100 and my wife getting most...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 29th, 2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,113
Posted By DrewNL
Hmmm now all of a sudden my phone can't...

Hmmm

now all of a sudden my phone can't figure out where it is and Find My iPhone says it cannot find it.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 29th, 2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,113
Posted By DrewNL
The phone and me.com match, but they don't give...

The phone and me.com match, but they don't give accurate positioning.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 29th, 2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,113
Posted By DrewNL
This is good to hear. I've been playing with this...

This is good to hear. I've been playing with this the past few days and I was wondering about it's accuracy. Mine always puts me 500m down the road. It never seems to narrow down to my cul-de-sac....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 29th, 2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,852
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks for the help. There's been a recovery...

Thanks for the help. There's been a recovery program running since yesterday. We'll see how it turns out when it's done. I don't know how she set it, but its been chugging away and looks like it has...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 28th, 2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,852
Posted By DrewNL
It appears as if she deleted the iPhoto Library...

It appears as if she deleted the iPhoto Library and all the photos and then emptied the trash. The metadata for the library was still there, so I rebuilt it but it cannot find over 5000 photos that...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 28th, 2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,852
Posted By DrewNL
accidentally deleted iPhoto Library

Hi all,

my wife was cleaning up hard drive space on her iMac and it appears as if she has deleted her iPhoto Library. She is panicking and freaking out. Is there a way that we can recover her...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 26th, 2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
Posted By DrewNL
Come on.... you can educate people on the cons of...

Come on.... you can educate people on the cons of buying online and speculate as to where or how this APP might have been acquired by the seller, but don't lie to them. 15" MBP is 15" MBP. Period....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 26th, 2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By DrewNL
I waited til I moved down here. I wouldn't give...

I waited til I moved down here. I wouldn't give Rogers my money no matter how badly I wanted the hardware.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 26th, 2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By DrewNL
Do you think someone in HR would even recognize...

Do you think someone in HR would even recognize the font? I'm sure the HR at Bell knows squat about fibre optics, outside plant operations, wireless...etc. Really sure. I have experience.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 26th, 2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By DrewNL
Very nice! Congrats! :clap:

Very nice!

Congrats! :clap:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 26th, 2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By DrewNL
Is the 3GS still this hard to come by in Canada?...

Is the 3GS still this hard to come by in Canada? I walked into an Apple store in Pennsylvania last week with no appointment and walked out half an hour later with a 32GB iPhone 3GS. They had every...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 25th, 2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,047
Posted By DrewNL
This is quite and interesting example from eBay....

This is quite and interesting example from eBay. Caveat Emptor indeed.

This eBay seller seems to be an amateur. They cannot charge sales tax unless they have a registered tax ID which they must be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 20th, 2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks. It sucks, but thanks for giving me the...

Thanks.
It sucks, but thanks for giving me the right answer :)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 20th, 2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By DrewNL
Max RAM for original Intel iMac

I have a 17" Intel Core Duo iMac. It was purchased the week the Intels were launched.

It's getting a little sluggish and I was wondering what the maximum amount of RAM I could put in it was. It...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By DrewNL
If you have MobileMe you could send and alert...

If you have MobileMe you could send and alert message to it from me.com

It allows you to choose an audible tone as a warning message.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By DrewNL
Finally got a 3GS on Friday

I recently moved from St. John's, NL to Philadelphia, PA. I spent three weeks debating my wireless service and then on Thursday (my birthday) I decided to talk to Apple about an iPhone. I am now the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 6th, 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By DrewNL
So I have to buy it every time?

So I have to buy it every time?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 5th, 2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By DrewNL
I have DiskWarrior 4.1 and can't figure out how...

I have DiskWarrior 4.1 and can't figure out how to update. Am I crazy?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 4th, 2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By DrewNL
SiriusMac: Because I hate the app. StarlightXM:...

SiriusMac: Because I hate the app.
StarlightXM: Because I have Sirius.

I was using Pulsar from Rogue Amoeba but apparently the router that is supplied with Verizon FiOS makes Pulsar not stream...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 3rd, 2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By DrewNL
streaming audio problems

I have a Sirius Internet Radio account. I have been using it for years with Safari by connecting to the Sirius Media Player on their website. Since I installed Snow Leopard it no longer works in...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 2nd, 2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By DrewNL
I'll tell you what happens to Mail: it starts up...

I'll tell you what happens to Mail: it starts up infinitely faster after you install SL. It's been amazing me for 2 days now.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 30th, 2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,982
Posted By DrewNL
I tried to buy 2. At the final checkout it...

I tried to buy 2. At the final checkout it automagically changed to 1. Only 1 was shipped.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 5th, 2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By DrewNL
Should be able to swap it as DOA if they just got...

Should be able to swap it as DOA if they just got it yesterday, shouldn't they?
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 5th, 2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrewNL
I only trust Apple with MIR.

I only trust Apple with MIR.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 5th, 2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrewNL
oops, I messed up the verbiage I was...

oops, I messed up the verbiage I was criticizing!! :lmao:
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 5th, 2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrewNL
I'm completely patient (note that I haven't...

I'm completely patient (note that I haven't posted to this thread in a week :) ). I just have a curious nature and like to know how stuff works, thats all.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 5th, 2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrewNL
Here is the online status today: "We have...

Here is the online status today:

"We have received your rebate submission and appreciate your participation in Apple's rebate program. We are reviewing your claim and will notify you via email...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 31st, 2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrewNL
These replies are exactly what I was looking for....

These replies are exactly what I was looking for. Thanks. The bottom line is I can expect to see the cash in my account before I get "status" updates. I'll not worry about it from here until mid...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 31st, 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrewNL
I'm patiently waiting. I'll sit here and wait but...

I'm patiently waiting. I'll sit here and wait but I have a hard time dealing with the ignorance of some of these call centre people. I'd be embarrassed to answer the phone and not understand my job,...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 31st, 2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrewNL
Rebate Issues

I submitted an iPod rebate to Apple on July 20 (thats when I mailed it from Newfoundland to Ontario). I send mail to Ontario all the time, every week and I know it takes about 3 days to get anywhere...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By DrewNL
Jon: Note that the 13" aluminum "MacBook"...

Jon:

Note that the 13" aluminum "MacBook" doesn't have a firewire port and the white one does. I don't know if that matters to you.

The new 13: aluminum MacBook Pro does have a firewire port....
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By DrewNL
My wife would appreciate the new white one, but...

My wife would appreciate the new white one, but would probably be mad that I didn't get her the "cuter" Aluminum one. But my wife is not normal.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,951
Posted By DrewNL
My experience is that you get the proper warranty...

My experience is that you get the proper warranty and many of the products are in like-new condition. AppleCare can be added if you wish. The cost of the refurb plus the AppleCare is the cost of the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 29th, 2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By DrewNL
They are considered user serviceable. The manual...

They are considered user serviceable. The manual shows you how to install your own RAM. "If you break anything while you're in there, your warranty is void" has ALWAYS been the case for every mac...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 27th, 2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,982
Posted By DrewNL
I just tried both the US and Canadian stores and...

I just tried both the US and Canadian stores and can complete orders on either for Snow Leopard U-T-D
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 27th, 2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By DrewNL
Well you'll see tracking info a day after you...

Well you'll see tracking info a day after you first turn it on. I'm not kidding.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 27th, 2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By DrewNL
Once in Purolator's hands it takes at least a few...

Once in Purolator's hands it takes at least a few days for their system to show it.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 27th, 2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,658
Posted By DrewNL
I had a white MacBook and also had cracking (on...

I had a white MacBook and also had cracking (on the palmrest, not the lid) and I brought it to my local AASP and then allowed me to take it and they called me when the part came in. I went approx. 3...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 27th, 2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,129
Posted By DrewNL
Sold! Thanks for your interest. :D

Sold!
Thanks for your interest.
:D
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 24th, 2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,540
Posted By DrewNL
You beat me to it. I was about to say that EDGE...

You beat me to it. I was about to say that EDGE and HSPA are for data, not voice (yet), but one radio tends to interfere with the other. I call it poor design.

Take the Blackberry Bold with AT&T...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 23rd, 2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,129
Posted By DrewNL
**SOLD** 2nd gen 8GB iPod Touch - New, never used

I was recently given an 8GB iPod Touch that I have no use for, so if you're in the market for one, here's a chance at saving some cash on the purchase.

I'll sell it local in St. John's, NL for...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 22nd, 2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,536
Posted By DrewNL
I walked into a TD to open an account unannounced...

I walked into a TD to open an account unannounced this past February. They all reacted as if I was an alien. They accommodated me, but it felt very odd.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 22nd, 2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,536
Posted By DrewNL
I feel the need to comment on the "Personal...

I feel the need to comment on the "Personal Shopping Appointments"

I frequent the Apple Store in King of Prussia, PA. I am literally there all the time. I've bought thousands of dollars worth of...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 21st, 2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By DrewNL
thats good enough for me. Thanks!

thats good enough for me.

Thanks!
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 21st, 2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By DrewNL
Previous Systems folder

Hi All,

I've just done an archive and install to get my system back to where it needed to be (the sound stopped working) and I was wondering; now that I'm up and running perfectly, can I trash the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 16th, 2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By DrewNL
That'll do it. I didn't notice that iTunes was in...

That'll do it. I didn't notice that iTunes was in the title of the sections.

Now the question becomes why is iTunes lumped exclusively with AppleTV, iPod and iPhone :D

Don't answer that.....I'm...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 16th, 2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By DrewNL
May I ask why this thread was moved from Anything...

May I ask why this thread was moved from Anything Mac over here? Is iTunes not a piece of software that runs on a Mac? What if a member of this community uses iTunes but doesn't own an iPhone or...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 15th, 2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By DrewNL
I have a 13" uMB. Safari 4 runs perfectly and is...

I have a 13" uMB. Safari 4 runs perfectly and is much faster than previous iterations. My system has 4GB oem RAM. and I don't have any kind of Safari add-ons. iStat is the only app that runs on...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 14th, 2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By DrewNL
If I order something from the US, I refuse to...

If I order something from the US, I refuse to make the purchase if they ship via UPS. They have the craziest charges (amount-wise). I understand duty and taxes and all that, but UPS is out to lunch....
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 14th, 2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By DrewNL
I think I'm overly annoyed by stuff like this...

I think I'm overly annoyed by stuff like this after spending so many years in the customer service field as and agent/supervisor. I'd be embarrassed if someone called me and I had no idea whatsoever...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 13th, 2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By DrewNL
I'm really annoyed by this. Every time I order...

I'm really annoyed by this. Every time I order something from Apple in a stock config, I get BS tracking info that never works. When I order it customized, it gets shipped from China via FedEx. Seems...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 13th, 2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By DrewNL
odd Tracking numbers

Happy Monday people!

I recently placed an order with Apple for two iPods. Both were shipped today (ships within 24 hrs my butt) and the tracking numbers are 12 characters, starting with JET.
...
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 11th, 2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
**Sold**

Sold.
Thanks for your interest.
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 9th, 2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
Now has 4GB RAM. found out that there was no...

Now has 4GB RAM.
found out that there was no benefit to keeping the 2GB I added.
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 3rd, 2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
RPS - I sent you a PM. I guess I should also...

RPS - I sent you a PM.

I guess I should also say that this will be shipped (if necessary) In the original packaging that Apple shipped it to me in.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 3rd, 2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,863
Posted By DrewNL
Right now the highest that is readily available...

Right now the highest that is readily available is 500GB. Thats why its the limit.
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 3rd, 2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
I did. The bottom case has a latch where you...

I did. The bottom case has a latch where you literally just push and it comes off. From there, removing the hard drive is ONE screw. Oh and I have a background in electronics engineering...not that...
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 2nd, 2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks for the defence! I responded to the...

Thanks for the defence!

I responded to the detractor not even realizing that he/she was price policing.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 2nd, 2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,674
Posted By DrewNL
I don't need one, but I think I deserve one. ...

I don't need one, but I think I deserve one.

Why, you ask? Because I have held out for 2 years now and not bought one. Restraint is a virtue. Need something better? I've been with Bell for 10...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 1st, 2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrewNL
1:44pm ET It is now back and showing on Apple...

1:44pm ET
It is now back and showing on Apple Support when I log into my Apple ID. Looks like the issue is resolved.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 1st, 2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrewNL
A Quick update: Mine is still not fixed. I'll...

A Quick update: Mine is still not fixed. I'll call them again tomorrow.

I'm glad I noticed this before repair work was needed. It would be a huge hassle to explain an issue to them while they were...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 1st, 2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,961
Posted By DrewNL
Comment repeated. sorry

Comment repeated.
sorry
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 1st, 2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,961
Posted By DrewNL
I'd bet that Garmin's app would be a Nuvifone...

I'd bet that Garmin's app would be a Nuvifone exclusive for at least a while
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 1st, 2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
.... Do the refurbs have AppleCare until...

....

Do the refurbs have AppleCare until October of 2011?
I think it's quite competitive taking that into account.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 1st, 2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,863
Posted By DrewNL
If you're willing to hang on for a bit and don't...

If you're willing to hang on for a bit and don't mind a bit of extra cost, the Seagate FreeAgent Go 640GB will be available soon. Takes about 15 mins to open the case (if you don't want to break it)...
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 1st, 2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
The time has come to give you my bottom line. ...

The time has come to give you my bottom line.

I want to get $1000 for this machine. No less. Pay your own shipping or local pickup.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 30th, 2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrewNL
I hope so. When I tried to register again, it...

I hope so. When I tried to register again, it told me it was already registered. Still not showing though. I'm sure they'll get it sorted.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 29th, 2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrewNL
I even offered to send him the email confirmation...

I even offered to send him the email confirmation I got back last year.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 29th, 2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By DrewNL
AppleCare disappeared

I was just checking over my registration info for the family's macs, iPods, AppleTV, etc. I found that one of my macs is no longer showing an APP. I double checked and triple checked. I went back...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 26th, 2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,279
Posted By DrewNL
I just had a quick peek at this thread and I...

I just had a quick peek at this thread and I realized 2 things:

1) I have not sold my Uni MB because I didn't post it on eBay

and

2) I'll sell it if I am less than honest (assuming the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 26th, 2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,412
Posted By DrewNL
Avalon Software on O'Leary Ave can do BTO, but...

Avalon Software on O'Leary Ave can do BTO, but they can't get it to you in a reasonable amount of time. Basically they order it from Apple, so you might as well do it yourself.

Futureshop on...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 23rd, 2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,562
Posted By DrewNL
Interesting observation. I wonder how many...

Interesting observation.

I wonder how many Intel macs with Tiger there are out there?
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 23rd, 2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By DrewNL
I believe we all agree that this is common and...

I believe we all agree that this is common and entirely possible. The issue at hand was Apple's (the actual corporate sales dept) policy on the matter. That said, I don't believe there is any...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 23rd, 2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By DrewNL
I resigned myself to the fact that this is all BS...

I resigned myself to the fact that this is all BS around the same time I did something "social" like confirming with multiple sources that this trade-up idea is just not possible from Apple and is a...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 22nd, 2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 22nd, 2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,182
Posted By DrewNL
Does your Nuvi have sufficient maps of Labrador?...

Does your Nuvi have sufficient maps of Labrador? I've always wondered about that, since its the municipalities' responsibility to provide the info to the map makers.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 22nd, 2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By DrewNL
Macdoc, that leads me to a question I have for...

Macdoc, that leads me to a question I have for you: Can I take my Applecare with me to a new machine or is it tied to the original hardware? I don't mean to thread hijack, just a quick question. :D
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 22nd, 2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By DrewNL
I'm not just saying this for the heck of...

I'm not just saying this for the heck of it...I've checked.

I called 1-800-MY-APPLE. I've called AppleCare. I have the 3 yr APP. No one working for Apple has ever heard anything about this.

As...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 21st, 2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By DrewNL
I just called 1-800-MY-APPLE. The guy...

I just called 1-800-MY-APPLE.

The guy checked with the supervisor and said "I can confirm 100% that this is not true and we do not have any such program. Some stores will do a 10% off a new iPod...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 21st, 2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
No, I meant ono - as in "Or Nearest Offer". But...

No, I meant ono - as in "Or Nearest Offer". But yeah, obo is the same thing I suppose ;)
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 21st, 2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,389
Posted By DrewNL
If correct, this would interest me greatly. ...

If correct, this would interest me greatly.

Was there any specific terminology used on the phone with Apple? Also, was it the Sales line of AppleCare you were talking to?
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
lol :D I'm really starting to think that...

lol
:D

I'm really starting to think that no one haggles anymore. They see a price and move along, ignoring the "ono" or "neg"
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 20th, 2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
What I advertise and what I think are two...

What I advertise and what I think are two entirely different numbers. Mac2Sell shows $990 without AppleCare
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks! I'm reasonable and willing to negotiate....

Thanks! I'm reasonable and willing to negotiate. I'm moving soon and cutting down on my stuff.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks for that link. Thats actually the one I...

Thanks for that link. Thats actually the one I was using as a measuring stick when setting my price. The difference between this one and mine is the $300 APP on mine.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
It has! The hard drive hasn't been used. I...

It has!

The hard drive hasn't been used. I got it in October, removed the hard drive immediately and used another one. The notebook itself has 8 months of use. :)
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
There is an unopened copy of iLife 09 and the...

There is an unopened copy of iLife 09 and the pre-installed OS is 10.5.

No additional purchased software. It's stock. The hard drive has never been used.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By DrewNL
Looks like the background for ehmac forums :)

Looks like the background for ehmac forums :)
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By DrewNL
I usually use two hands

I usually use two hands
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 19th, 2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrewNL
Price check please?

What do you all think is a fair price for an 8 month old Aluminum MacBook? I figure it is time to get a consensus. It is stock;
160GB hdd
2GB RAM
2.0GHz C2D

in excellent condition with the...
Forum: Mac Portables Jun 16th, 2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By DrewNL
13" Aluminum unibody MacBook w/ 3yr APP

After a just a short time, I'm moving on from my 13" Aluminum Unibody MacBook that I got in October 2008. I've taken exceptional care of it, and yelled at people when they touched it :)

Here are...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks for the effort. They don't appear to...

Thanks for the effort.
They don't appear to work anymore.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By DrewNL
The worst part of new software: Waiting for the...

The worst part of new software: Waiting for the tweaks to be discovered
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By DrewNL
I've never missed a beta before. I miss this one.

I've never missed a beta before. I miss this one.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By DrewNL
I found the Safari 4 Beta commands here: Safari...

I found the Safari 4 Beta commands here:
Safari 4. New Features and Tweaks (http://www.usingmac.com/2009/5/20/safari-4-new-features-and-tweaks)

They don't seem to work anymore
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By DrewNL
Agreed. I'm trying to figure out how to get the...

Agreed. I'm trying to figure out how to get the pie chart "loading" icon back that I had in the Beta

'Reload" is driving me nuts too. I want the button, not the teeny little icon in the address bar
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By DrewNL
I've searched and searched but cannot find what...

I've searched and searched but cannot find what I'm looking for on EhMac.

When the Safari 4 Beta came out, there was a thread that listed a bunch of tweaks to the Safaro 4 UI. For example,...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 7th, 2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By DrewNL
Slightly off topic, but I just wanted to say...

Slightly off topic, but I just wanted to say wow....someone in NB that is happy with Rogers service. You don't see that every day. I do believe that unless you're in Fredericton or Moncton you won't...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 10th, 2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 613
Posted By DrewNL
Weird network adapter problem

Hi folks,

I had Parallels on my system about 4 months ago and removed it. The app and the data are entirely gone. I noticed this week that in System Preferences, under the Network section, the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 26th, 2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By DrewNL
I hate to be a pain, but you don't identify her....

I hate to be a pain, but you don't identify her. Some of the younger folks might not recognize her as Bea Arthur.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7,555
Views: 279,105
Posted By DrewNL
Wow....I've never seen anything like that. I...

Wow....I've never seen anything like that. I never would have guessed it.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7,555
Views: 279,105
Posted By DrewNL
I'm going to say a curtain rod

I'm going to say a curtain rod
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 19th, 2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,379
Posted By DrewNL
Incorrect. Telus and Bell also provide 3G...

Incorrect. Telus and Bell also provide 3G services. There is a small section of Rogers service area that has a 3.5G service, but its wrong to state that Rogers is Canada's only 3G provider.
...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 18th, 2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,811
Posted By DrewNL
I thought I WAS careful. I stated that there are...

I thought I WAS careful. I stated that there are obvious hardware differences, but I'll ignore them, for the simple fact that its not fair to compare. Also, how do you know which models I was...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 18th, 2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,811
Posted By DrewNL
In November I moved from a white 2.0 to an...

In November I moved from a white 2.0 to an aluminum unibody MacBook. I'm going to try to relay my experiences while staying away from hardware comparisons, because I know there are physical...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 10th, 2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,280
Posted By DrewNL
Aliant's tech support has not been the same since...

Aliant's tech support has not been the same since they farmed it out to ICT. If you have any questions it's better to hit a forum and forget calling them.

The speedstream modems allow you to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 10th, 2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By DrewNL
I have a question in the same vein: I had my...

I have a question in the same vein:

I had my macbook connected to my wife's iMac like...a year ago. Her iMac's name still shows in my Finder. How do I get rid of it without disabling my sharing?
Forum: Info Centre Mar 27th, 2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,164
Posted By DrewNL
It's all been summed up. All I can really say is...

It's all been summed up. All I can really say is thank you! I mean it.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 12th, 2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,973
Posted By DrewNL
If you only use your iPod Shuffle for running or...

If you only use your iPod Shuffle for running or riding a bike and you have only 3 or 4 playlists, this is the iPod for you. Thats what I got from the training video.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 12th, 2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By DrewNL
Note to self: stop reading this thread now

Note to self: stop reading this thread now
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 11th, 2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,845
Posted By DrewNL
Exactly. No one is asking for warranty work or...

Exactly. No one is asking for warranty work or advice. No Genius required.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 11th, 2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,973
Posted By DrewNL
I totally agree, as I sit here with my Shure...

I totally agree, as I sit here with my Shure earphones.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 11th, 2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,973
Posted By DrewNL
I agree that with storage considered that the...

I agree that with storage considered that the price is right, but to me, its still not purchase worthy. Its like I was just explaining to a friend: My playlists average 10-20 songs (arranged as...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 11th, 2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,845
Posted By DrewNL
Thanks for the additional info, but I know the...

Thanks for the additional info, but I know the laws. I did not insinuate that any laws were involved in my post. I'm not sure why this comment is directed at me. My post was 100% opinion based on...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 11th, 2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,845
Posted By DrewNL
I can honestly say with absolute certainty that...

I can honestly say with absolute certainty that Apple is the only retail store that I've ever been to that would not process an exchange with receipt, within 14 days of the original purchase,...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,801
Posted By DrewNL
In short, you're f'd. All the controls are on the...

In short, you're f'd. All the controls are on the earphones.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,801
Posted By DrewNL
You're RIGHT thats MY bad :) I have both...

You're RIGHT thats MY bad :) I have both actually, the white long one and the shorter 2G one. I was indeed talking about the 2G. Oops!

I stand corrected. Thanks!
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,801
Posted By DrewNL
Don't be so hard on yourself! Also, has...

Don't be so hard on yourself!


Also, has anyone else noticed that users are now forced to use Apple's earbuds?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,801
Posted By DrewNL
I currently have a 1st gen iPod Shuffle in my...

I currently have a 1st gen iPod Shuffle in my hand. The Apple logo is on the clip, not the unit itself. I believe its always been this way.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 11th, 2009, 11:21 AM
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Views: 971
Posted By DrewNL
They do in the US Store

They do in the US Store
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 27th, 2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,674
Posted By DrewNL
Thats great! I've now got it half and half. That...

Thats great! I've now got it half and half. That makes me happy
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 26th, 2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,674
Posted By DrewNL
Mine went to Chilean Pesos. I'm not kidding

Mine went to Chilean Pesos. I'm not kidding
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 25th, 2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,674
Posted By DrewNL
My initial impressions: 1) I like the way...

My initial impressions:

1) I like the way the tabs look. As was noted, I now get a little more screen real estate with the tabs being shifted to the title bar.

2) I really miss the blue...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 24th, 2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,674
Posted By DrewNL
Me too. I find the spinny circle a lot less...

Me too. I find the spinny circle a lot less telling.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 20th, 2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,658
Posted By DrewNL
I'm not too concerned with SAAB since they hardly...

I'm not too concerned with SAAB since they hardly employ anyone outside of Trollhättan.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 16th, 2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By DrewNL
There is on the Northeast Avalon peninsula (read:...

There is on the Northeast Avalon peninsula (read: St. John's and Mount Pearl)

Its spotty and not reliable. The EDGE service in these areas is just fine. If you're planning to use a GSM device...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 6th, 2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By DrewNL
Hang on a second..I just actually read the post...

Hang on a second..I just actually read the post with the quotes from the "townie"and I have a few things to say:

-I was born and raised here. Born in Carbonear (where the nearest hospital was) and...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 6th, 2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By DrewNL
I had a lengthy discussion with co-workers...

I had a lengthy discussion with co-workers yesterday after I made my last post here. After battling for a couple of hours, we came to the conclusion that the context is indeed the problem. I've never...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 5th, 2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By DrewNL
I appreciate and accept your apology, although...

I appreciate and accept your apology, although the additional sarcasm is not appreciated. With respect to newfoundlanders using a name to refer to themselves, and then not wanting you to use it; its...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 4th, 2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By DrewNL
Find me a Newfoundlander that would respect that...

Find me a Newfoundlander that would respect that comment and find it humourous (as opposed to dismissing you as an ignorant mainlander). I think you're wrong about how they'd take it....its more...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,242
Posted By DrewNL
I was being extremely sarcastic on my wharf...

I was being extremely sarcastic on my wharf comment
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,242
Posted By DrewNL
But the main thing is that the 50 boats coming...

But the main thing is that the 50 boats coming into Belloram in 2009 will have a nice wharf. :confused:
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 4th, 2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By DrewNL
In St. John's right now there appears to be a...

In St. John's right now there appears to be a small mount of 3G coverage on Rogers. I'm sitting here right now looking at an iPhone that has a 3G signal. I'm in the East End. Its not fully reliable...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 4th, 2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By DrewNL
I'm personally offended by this comment. It adds...

I'm personally offended by this comment. It adds nothing to the thread except fuel to a stereotype. It helps no one.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 1st, 2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
I agree with this 100%. This alone does not make...

I agree with this 100%. This alone does not make any person elitist. Thats an opinion. The bad part comes when someone looks down on another for having a difference of opinion.....or for coming late...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 1st, 2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
While I greatly appreciate your efforts in...

While I greatly appreciate your efforts in welcoming people and asking current members to be nice, I do have to question one portion of the above quote: I have no idea what you mean about PC sites...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 1st, 2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
I contemplated saying this when I made my initial...

I contemplated saying this when I made my initial post on the elitism. I have several friends who stopped visiting and poke fun at me for "promoting the mac user attitude that people hate" by...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 1st, 2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
Finally someone who agrees with me. Now I look...

Finally someone who agrees with me. Now I look like less of a tool to the elite :D
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 1st, 2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,059
Posted By DrewNL
If we're nit picking, its actually Sarah...

If we're nit picking, its actually Sarah McLachlan.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 1st, 2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
I hate when people read half a post....

I hate when people read half a post....
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 31st, 2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By DrewNL
This is my method. It has never failed me.

This is my method. It has never failed me.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 31st, 2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
No harm meant at all. I totally have no idea how...

No harm meant at all. I totally have no idea how people can sell codes for half their retail costs. I assumed it was due to their volume. I wouldn't know where to begin faking a prepaid iTunes code....
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 31st, 2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
Surely you, as a retail representative, have...

Surely you, as a retail representative, have experienced potential clients/buyers that have displayed a disdain for mac users due to a largely unfounded preconceived opinion of us, based on the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 31st, 2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
Please note the edit above.

Please note the edit above.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 31st, 2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,059
Posted By DrewNL
My up-to-date still hasn't shown up. Seems like...

My up-to-date still hasn't shown up. Seems like Apple really frakked up the tracking this tim eh? My number is also invalid. Its not even the correct length...not for ANY Purolator or CP label. Its...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 31st, 2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,937
Posted By DrewNL
This is exactly the type of elitist attitude that...

This is exactly the type of elitist attitude that kept many people from buying macs for years. This is the type of attitude that I spend time trying to convince family and friends that most mac users...
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