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Forum: Mac Related Accessories Aug 7th, 2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,394
Posted By billwong
AirPort Extreme 802.11n (4th Generation)

For sale:

AirPort Extreme 802.11n (4th Generation)

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
2.4GHz and 5GHz simultaneously

One Gigabit Ethernet WAN port for connecting a DSL or cable modem
Three Gigabit...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Feb 14th, 2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 942
Posted By billwong
Apple TV 3rd Gen / Sold

For sale:

Apple TV 3rd Generation (early 2012, black)

Model A1427

HDMI 1080p

Includes remote, power cable.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Feb 14th, 2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 936
Posted By billwong
Apple TV 3rd Gen

For sale:

Apple TV 3rd Generation (early 2012, black)

Model A1427

HDMI 1080p

Includes remote, power cable.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Oct 18th, 2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 897
Posted By billwong
AirPort Extreme 802.11n (2nd Gen) Sold

For sale:

Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11n (2nd Generation) Base Station
A1143

802.11a/b/g/n
2.4GHz or 5GHz

One Gigabit Ethernet WAN port for connecting a DSL or cable modem
Three Gigabit...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Aug 9th, 2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,234
Posted By billwong
Hi. I have an ATI Mac Radeon 9800P 256MB...

Hi.

I have an ATI Mac Radeon 9800P 256MB video card for G5. It has DVI-I and ADC ports. I don't know if it will work with your G5, but you can check it out if you want. I'm located in GTA.
...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Feb 14th, 2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,124
Posted By billwong
iPad mini 2 Retina 32Gb WiFi $300

For sale:

iPad mini with Retina display
Silver, Wi-Fi, 32GB

Retina display
7.9-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
2048-by-1536 resolution at 326 pixels per...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Feb 14th, 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 986
Posted By billwong
iPad (4th gen) Retina 64Gb WiFi Cellular $400

For sale:

iPad (4th generation) with Retina Display

▪ Black
▪ Wi-Fi + Cellular
▪ 64GB

Display
▪ Retina display
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Dec 27th, 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 829
Posted By billwong
iPad (4th Generation) Retina Display

For sale:

iPad (4th generation) with Retina Display

▪ Black
▪ Wi-Fi + Cellular
▪ 64GB

Display
▪ Retina display
Forum: Mac Desktops Dec 13th, 2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,364
Posted By billwong
Mac Mini Late 2009

For sale:

Mac Mini Late 2009

2.26GHz Intel Core 2 duo processor
2GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM
160GB Serial ATA HD
SuperDrive
Mini-DVI to DVI Adapter
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Sep 23rd, 2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By billwong
AirPort Extreme 802.11n (5th Gen)

For sale:

AirPort Extreme 802.11n (5th Gen) Base Station

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
2.4GHz and 5GHz simultaneously

Interoperable with Wi-Fi Certified 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n enabled...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Sep 23rd, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 609
Posted By billwong
Apple AirPort Extreme 4th Gen

For sale:

AirPort Extreme 802.11n (4th Gen) Base Station

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
2.4GHz and 5GHz simultaneously

Interoperable with Wi-Fi Certified 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n enabled...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jul 18th, 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By billwong
Price down to $100.

Price down to $100.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jun 22nd, 2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 620
Posted By billwong
Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11n (3rd Gen)

For sale:

Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11n (3rd Generation)

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz

One Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
Three Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
Forum: Mac Related Accessories May 24th, 2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By billwong
AirPort Time Capsule 802.11n (2nd Gen) 2 Tb HD

Sold:

AirPort Time Capsule 802.11n (2nd Generation)
2 Tb HD

1 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
3 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
USB port
802.11n wireless
2.4GHz and 5GHz simultaneously
Forum: Mac Related Accessories May 1st, 2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By billwong
Apple AirPort Extreme 2nd Generation

Sold

Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11n (2nd Generation)

802.11a/b/g/n

2.4 GHz or 5 GHz

One Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
Three Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Mar 14th, 2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By billwong
AirPort Time Capsule 802.11n (2nd Gen) 2 Tb HD

For sale:

AirPort Time Capsule 802.11n (2nd Generation)
2 Tb HD

1 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
3 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
USB port
802.11n wireless
2.4GHz and 5GHz simultaneously
Forum: Mac Desktops Mar 6th, 2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By billwong
Sold. Thanks, B.

Sold. Thanks, B.
Forum: Mac Desktops Feb 17th, 2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By billwong
Mac Pro (Original)

For Sale:

Apple Mac Pro (original)
Two 2.66GHz Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors, Quad Core
4 Gb RAM
500 Gb HD, four SATA drive bays
NVidia GeForce 7300 GT 256MB single and dual-link DVI
16x...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jan 27th, 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By billwong
AirPort Extreme 2nd Gen

For sale:

Apple AirPort Extreme 2nd Generation
Model A1143

802.11a/b/g/n compatible

2.4GHz or 5GHz

One Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Jan 25th, 2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,346
Posted By billwong
I've been trying to post an ad in the classifieds...

I've been trying to post an ad in the classifieds section with no luck as well.

Anybody looking into this?
Forum: Mac Desktops Dec 26th, 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 904
Posted By billwong
Mac Pro Early 2009

For Sale:

Mac Pro Early 2009

2.66 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon
6 Gb 1066 MHz DDR3 RAM
NVidia GeForce GT 120 512 Mb video card
640 Gb 7200 RPM HD

Original box, disks. Excellent cosmetic and...
Forum: Mac Desktops Sep 23rd, 2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By billwong
Gone!

Gone!
Forum: Mac Desktops Sep 21st, 2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By billwong
Price now $500.

Price now $500.
Forum: Mac Desktops Aug 30th, 2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By billwong
iMac 2008 24-inch 2.8 GHz C2D

For sale:

iMac (Early 2008)
24-inch, 1920 x 1200 pixels
2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo

4 Gb RAM
320 Gb Serial ATA, 7200 rpm
8x SuperDrive
Built-in iSight
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jul 7th, 2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By billwong
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (2nd Generation)

802.11a/b/g/n wireless
2.4 GHz or 5 GHz

One Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
Three Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
USB port

Very good condition.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Mar 10th, 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By billwong
iPad 2, 64 Gb, WiFi + 3G SOLD

SOLD

iPad 2
64 Gb
WiFi + 3G
Black

Excellent condition.
Includes box, charger, cable, screen protector.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Mar 5th, 2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By billwong
I believe it can be unlocked by Rogers (for a...

I believe it can be unlocked by Rogers (for a fee, I assume).
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Mar 4th, 2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By billwong
iPhone 4S 64 Gb Black (Rogers) SOLD

SOLD

iPhone 4S
64 Gb
Black
Rogers

Great condition.

Charger, cable included. No earphones or box.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Mar 4th, 2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By billwong
iPhone 4 32 Gb Black (Rogers) SOLD!

Sold

iPhone 4
32 Gb
Black
Rogers
Great condition

Comes with original box, cable, charger. No earphones.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jul 1st, 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By billwong
Apple Wireless Keyboard with Numeric Keypad - Sold

Sold

Apple first generation wireless keyboard with the numeric keypad. This is the first version with the traditional keys (i.e. not the present aluminum keyboard with flat keys).

For those...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jun 23rd, 2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
For Sale AirPort Express
Views: 579
Posted By billwong
AirPort Express $40

For sale:

Apple AirPort Express
802.11b/g

For specs:
AirPort Express - Technical Specifications (http://support.apple.com/kb/SP76?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US)

Users with Mac OS X v10.3...
Forum: Mac Desktops Dec 27th, 2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By billwong
The G5 Tower has been picked up. Thanks for all...

The G5 Tower has been picked up. Thanks for all the interest.
Forum: Mac Desktops Dec 22nd, 2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By billwong
Power Mac G5 Dual 1.8 tower free for parts

I have a nonworking Power Mac G5 Dual 1.8 tower that I am offering for free for those who want it for parts. It is just the tower, no RAM, HD, or Video Card. No cables, KB or mouse. Original box...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,725
Posted By billwong
I look at my older MacBook Air 1.83 GHz with 128...

I look at my older MacBook Air 1.83 GHz with 128 Gb SSD and see only small external differences compared to the newer design (SD card slot, form factor, no backlit kb on the new model, two USB...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 4th, 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,993
Posted By billwong
I did try NTFS for Mac. I did get some corrupt...

I did try NTFS for Mac. I did get some corrupt files after transfer that would appear fine on the Mac side, but not function normally on the Windows environment.

Windows can be picky. My friend...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Aug 29th, 2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By billwong
iPhone 3GS 32 Gb Black - Sold

For sale:

iPhone 3GS 32 Gb Black
Rogers
Great condition

Comes with charger, no earphones.

Power Support screen protector installed.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Aug 29th, 2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By billwong
iPhone 3G 16 Gb Rogers - Sold

For sale:

iPhone 3G 16 Gb Black (Firmware 3.1.3)
Rogers
Great condition

Comes with charger, no earphones.

Power Support screen protector installed.
Forum: Mac Desktops Aug 28th, 2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
For Sale Mac mini 2 GHz
Views: 1,052
Posted By billwong
Mac mini 2 GHz - Sold!

For sale: Mac mini

2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
2 Gb RAM
120 Gb HD
Intel GMA graphics
DVD DL burner
WiFi, Bluetooth
Gigabit Ethernet
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 10th, 2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By billwong
Here's another cool metal case. The Vapor by...

Here's another cool metal case. The Vapor by ElementCase.

ElementCASE (http://www.elementcase.com/iphone4.html)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 6th, 2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,248
Posted By billwong
I didn't get a call back. I called again and was...

I didn't get a call back. I called again and was routed to three people. Luckily I did get connected to the right person. So call again when you have lots of "free time".
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 6th, 2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,153
Posted By billwong
Used our iPads on a trip to China and Korea....

Used our iPads on a trip to China and Korea. Great on the plane for entertainment (15 hours!).

The times I used a laptop was when the hotel didn't have wireless Internet and I needed Ethernet....
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 5th, 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,248
Posted By billwong
That's exactly what happened to me. I managed to...

That's exactly what happened to me. I managed to get routed to someone in tech support who has dealt with this issue. There was a "switch" that was not activated on their side of the iPad account to...
Forum: Mac Desktops Aug 3rd, 2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Wanted To Buy iMac G4 or Cub
Views: 770
Posted By billwong
Sent you a PM. I have G4 Cube for sale with or...

Sent you a PM.
I have G4 Cube for sale with or without monitor. Stock or upgraded.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 3rd, 2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,637
Posted By billwong
I can't see any more threads starting about this...

I can't see any more threads starting about this thing. Reminds me of the first Blackberry I had, the old 7200 or 7900 (not worth remembering which). I never upgraded it and gladly switched to the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 2nd, 2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,248
Posted By billwong
Having trouble getting my Data Sharing working....

Having trouble getting my Data Sharing working. Rogers customer service have not been well informed. I got my new micro-sim for the iPad. I have a 6 Gb plan on my iPhone 4. They supposedly connected...
Forum: Mac Desktops Jun 15th, 2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By billwong
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 7th, 2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By billwong
Remember, eBay has the world as its audience. It...

Remember, eBay has the world as its audience. It wouldn't surprise me most are shipped to countries that do not have the iPad yet.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 6th, 2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,817
Posted By billwong
My Rogers SMC Modem/Router started having DHCP...

My Rogers SMC Modem/Router started having DHCP Server problems. Had to reboot every so often. Got tired of that. So I disabled the router/WiFi function and just use it just as a Cable Modem, feeding...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 2nd, 2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 36,560
Posted By billwong
I received the HHI iPad Flip Leather Case with...

I received the HHI iPad Flip Leather Case with Magnetic Kick Stand (Black) with the free screen protector.

It arrived after 2 weeks via USPS/CanadaPost.

The case is similar to the Sena Folio...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 27th, 2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 31,214
Posted By billwong
I'll be flying to Beijing and Shanghai in 3 weeks...

I'll be flying to Beijing and Shanghai in 3 weeks with my iPad. Talk about long round trips! I'm also visiting South Korea. Glad they lifted the ban on bringing in iPads. Hopefully N. Korea behaves...
Forum: Mac Desktops May 25th, 2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By billwong
iMac White 24" 2.16 GHz C2D

For Sale:

iMac (White) 24"
2.16 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
3 Gb RAM (maximum)
250 Gb HD
SuperDrive
Remote
Keyboard
Wireless Mighty Mouse (not the Magic Mouse).
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 16th, 2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
The delivery just took a few days. I ordered it...

The delivery just took a few days. I ordered it April 17, shipped on the 21st, received it on around April 23 (I wasn't home to receive it on April 22) My first post on it was May 6. They sent a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 15th, 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 36,560
Posted By billwong
I just got a Sena Folio case for my iPad....

I just got a Sena Folio case for my iPad. Excellent quality in looks and fit. This case is compact and light so it is easy to carry in my briefcase. It has some pouches to put some papers or my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 9th, 2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
The new screen protectors have a silicone static...

The new screen protectors have a silicone static cling adhesive that allows them to stick to the glass without leaving any sticky adhesive residue. So when I remove the film, the glass is squeaky...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 8th, 2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
Hi, I received the FedEx envelope without...

Hi, I received the FedEx envelope without additional charges. It may have been included with the shipping charges already, or I may get an invoice later. I'll let you know if additional charges...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 7th, 2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
Try upload pic again.

Try upload pic again.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 7th, 2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
That's a great deal no matter how good they are....

That's a great deal no matter how good they are. Power Support has great products but if you can find a similar product like this, it's worth trying. I used one of these off-brands on my iPhone but...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 7th, 2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
I ordered it directly from the company and they...

I ordered it directly from the company and they shipped it via FedEx Ground (you do have the choice). I didn't find a local reseller yet. I ordered a few for the family. They're not cheap ($25) but I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 7th, 2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
Here's an example. You can see glare from the...

Here's an example. You can see glare from the overhead lights on the package, but minimal glare on the iPad. Also it resists finger prints which is the real reason I prefer this film. I tried a clear...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 6th, 2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,471
Posted By billwong
Power Support Anti-Glare Film for iPad

I just put a Power Support Anti-Glare Film on my iPad. (I use one on my iPhone as well). I highly recommend it.

The anti-glare feature cuts down on the reflections nicely, but still allows a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 4th, 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By billwong
If I understand you correctly, you are referring...

If I understand you correctly, you are referring to the picture of the body of water with hills in the background, with a dark blue sky? The iconic wallpaper in the new iPad ads?

Those streaks are...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 27th, 2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,972
Posted By billwong
Yes, that may be it. Using the Yahoo!.mail...

Yes, that may be it. Using the Yahoo!.mail settings probably defaults to @yahoo.com.

I did a check on the web and others have this problem, so I'm not alone. ; )
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 27th, 2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,972
Posted By billwong
I gave it a try and the setup wouldn't allow my...

I gave it a try and the setup wouldn't allow my username without the "@rogers.com".

Did you setup with the "Yahoo!.mail" setting?

Thanks.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 27th, 2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,972
Posted By billwong
Rogers Yahoo Push Email on iPad?

Has anyone had any luck setting up your Rogers Yahoo email on the iPad as Push email? I have it on my iPhone.

It doesn't come up as an option in the settings. I have setup gmail push and mobileme...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 22nd, 2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,289
Posted By billwong
Got a 16Gb earlier. When they pushed the Canadian...

Got a 16Gb earlier. When they pushed the Canadian release date back I asked a friend to pick up the 64Gb for me. When they launch the 3G will get a 64Gb model for myself. The other iPads will be...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 21st, 2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By billwong
My friend in Seattle said the Apple Store was jam...

My friend in Seattle said the Apple Store was jam packed on launch day, with huge lineups. The iPads where flying off the shelf. He picked up a 64 Gb for me. Since I have this one to use, I'll wait...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 17th, 2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,349
Posted By billwong
That's how I got my iWorks aps on my iPad. I...

That's how I got my iWorks aps on my iPad. I wouldn't suggest it if it didn't work. I used to buy the US iTunes cards when I travelled in the US. Now I found a way to get some online.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 17th, 2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,349
Posted By billwong
You can buy US Apple iTunes cards online here...

You can buy US Apple iTunes cards online here (www.4SaleUSA.com (http://www.4SaleUSA.com)). That way you can reload your US iTunes account easily. Right now $30 US iTunes costs $30.99. Worth the...
Forum: Mac Desktops Apr 2nd, 2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,094
Posted By billwong
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jan 31st, 2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,081
Posted By billwong
iMac (Late 2006) 20" C2D 2.16 GHz - Sold

Sold

iMac (Late 2006 model) 20-inch
2.16 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4Mb shared L2 cache
1GB (2x512MB) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300), supports up to 3GB
20-inch (viewable) widescreen TFT active-matrix...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jan 26th, 2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 677
Posted By billwong
Apple Wireless Keyboard for an Apple Magic Mouse

Looking to trade one of my Apple Wireless Keyboards for an Apple Magic Mouse.

Any takers?

I have the full size white BT keyboard with numeric keypad or the smaller aluminum BT keyboard that I...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jan 23rd, 2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By billwong
I've only used AirPort Admin App. I just tried to...

I've only used AirPort Admin App. I just tried to access it directly via web and it does not appear to have a web interface.

Bill
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jan 21st, 2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By billwong
AirPort Extreme Base Station 802.11n - Sold

AirPort Extreme Base Station (802.11n)

Compatible with 802.11a/b/g

One Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbit/s) WAN port.

Three Fast Ethernet LAN ports.

One USB port for NAS or printer.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 5th, 2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By billwong
If I remember correctly, it is an OCZ Core Series...

If I remember correctly, it is an OCZ Core Series V2 120 Gb SSD. I got it at Infonec.

There is now an OCZ Vertex series which is faster and has a "Mac version." Probably comes pre-formatted for a...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 4th, 2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By billwong
I have a 128 Gb SSD in a Mac Mini. It's great for...

I have a 128 Gb SSD in a Mac Mini. It's great for startup and application launches. Make sure you get one with decent read/write specs (most do now). I highly recommend it, but it is costly compared...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 28th, 2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By billwong
The refurb 24" 2.93 GHz with GT 120 video is a...

The refurb 24" 2.93 GHz with GT 120 video is a great buy right now.

We have the 24" 2.8 GHz with ATI 2600 HD Pro video (bought refurb). For common consumer applications this works fine. No...
Forum: Mac Portables Nov 17th, 2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
For Sale MacBook White
Views: 1,235
Posted By billwong
Sold

Sold. Thanks.
Forum: Mac Portables Nov 15th, 2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
For Sale MacBook White
Views: 1,235
Posted By billwong
MacBook White

For Sale:

White MacBook
13.3-inch glossy TFT widescreen display, 1280 x 800
2GHz Intel Core Duo
2Mb L2 Cache
667 MHz bus
2Gb RAM
80GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA drive
Slot-loading SuperDrive
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 30th, 2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By billwong
Apple Store is down - time to get excited?

The Apple Store is down this evening. I'm really curious what will turn up.
Forum: Mac Portables Aug 19th, 2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By billwong
It does sound like the 15-inch MacBook Pro, Late...

It does sound like the 15-inch MacBook Pro, Late 2008 model. The slot on the side is an ExpressCard/34 slot, not an SD slot like the present model. However, they did come with 2.4, 2.53, or 2.8 GHz...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Aug 2nd, 2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Wanted To Buy early iPod
Views: 910
Posted By billwong
Hi, I have an iPod with Click Wheel 40 Gb...

Hi, I have an iPod with Click Wheel 40 Gb (M9268LL/A). Great condition. Send me a private message if you are interested.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 23rd, 2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,096
Posted By billwong
Sold! Thanks - may remove thread.

Sold! Thanks - may remove thread.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 3rd, 2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 95,499
Posted By billwong
I'm on a Corporate Plan and I just got an email...

I'm on a Corporate Plan and I just got an email notifying me that my new iPhone 3G S has shipped by UPS and they gave me a tracking number. I ordered it around June 20. I think Rogers is listening.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 21st, 2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,715
Posted By billwong
I called about upgrading my Corporate rate iPhone...

I called about upgrading my Corporate rate iPhone 3G to the new iPhone 3G S and the corporate rate for a 32 Gb phone was $599 plus about $40-50 for the upgrade. There did not seem to be a further...
Forum: Miscellaneous Jun 19th, 2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By billwong
Jazz Concert Tickets Rollins/Burton/Metheny

Please delete this post.
Thanks.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jun 16th, 2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,096
Posted By billwong
Now with 200 Gb 7200 SATA HD and ATI Radeon 9600...

Now with 200 Gb 7200 SATA HD and ATI Radeon 9600 Pro with 64MB DDR SDRAM.

Price down to $500.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jun 5th, 2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,172
Posted By billwong
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Mac Desktops May 9th, 2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,096
Posted By billwong
Price lowered to $550.

Price lowered to $550.
Forum: Mac Desktops May 9th, 2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,172
Posted By billwong
Price lowered! Will sell for $500.

Price lowered!

Will sell for $500.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories May 3rd, 2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By billwong
Box for Apple Studio 15" LCD ACD display - Free

I have the original box/styro inserts for the Apple Studio 15" LCD display with ADC connector (M7928ZM/A). I will give it away for free. Pick up only or will send at buyer's expense. Display not...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories May 3rd, 2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By billwong
Box for Apple 15" ADC LCD - Free

I have the original box/styro inserts for the Apple Studio 15" LCD display with ADC connector (M7928ZM/A). I will give it away for free. Pick up only or will send at buyer's expense. Display not...
Forum: Mac Portables Apr 29th, 2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,027
Posted By billwong
Forum: Mac Desktops Apr 25th, 2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,172
Posted By billwong
iMac G5 (iSight) 17"

For sale:

iMac G5 (iSight) 17" (MA063LL/A)
1.9 GHz PowerPC G5, 512K L2 Cache, 633 MHz FSB
1.5 Gb DDR2 SDRAM
160 Gb SATA 7200 rpm HD
8X SuperDrive
Built-in iSight
ATI Radeo X600 Pro with 128...
Forum: Mac Desktops Apr 25th, 2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,096
Posted By billwong
Power Mac G5 1.8 GHz SP

For sale:

Power Mac G5 (M9031LL/A)
1.8 GHz PowerPC G5, 512K L2 Cache, 900 MHz FSB.
3 Gb DDR SDRAM
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra 64 Mb video card
200 Gb SATA 7200 HD
SuperDrive
Gigabit...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 23rd, 2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,542
Posted By billwong
I put an SSD in my Mac Mini (OCZ 120 Gb Core...

I put an SSD in my Mac Mini (OCZ 120 Gb Core Series V2 SATA II) and it works great. The computer starts up fast, launches apps quicker that before, and is super quiet. Works great for our kitchen...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 21st, 2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By billwong
I used Truphone to call from Toronto to Dakar,...

I used Truphone to call from Toronto to Dakar, Senegal. There is certainly a pause/delay. I'm glad the iPhone can use it because I couldn't complete the calls with my cell (iPhone/Rogers) for some...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 5th, 2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,003
Posted By billwong
I hope to order more tomorrow!

I hope to order more tomorrow!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 4th, 2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,467
Posted By billwong
I've used the Crystal and Anti-Glare Power...

I've used the Crystal and Anti-Glare Power Support screen films. I like the Anti-Glare because it doesn't show a lot of fingerprints and it has a nice tactile surface. Of course, there is also no...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 3rd, 2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,902
Posted By billwong
I would like to hear how others are doing with...

I would like to hear how others are doing with this Unlock program. With it installed, I get disconnected in a few seconds when I make a call (on Rogers). Perhaps this hack only works well with a...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 26th, 2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,467
Posted By billwong
I now use a Contour Flick because of it's compact...

I now use a Contour Flick because of it's compact size and ability to flick open to expose the dock connection. It's glossy back gets scratched up a lot. I was worried the flick open part would break...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 14th, 2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,572
Posted By billwong
I usually found decent prices at NCIX.com. The...

I usually found decent prices at NCIX.com. The best I found from them today is $114 for XP Home SP2. They sometimes have "specials."

Infonec.ca has it for $99.99

Look around. If you find it for...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By billwong
That may have been my problem. I don't recall if...

That may have been my problem. I don't recall if that option was availalble during the setup. Oh well, I don't anticipate unlocking this phone during it's lifespan with me (I will likely upgrade to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 24th, 2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By billwong
My iPhone 3G wouldn't recognize the Rogers SIM...

My iPhone 3G wouldn't recognize the Rogers SIM after using Pwnage 2.2.1 and trying to preserve the BaseBand. However, restoring with iTunes (Firmware 2.2) worked and I was able to jailbreak with...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 4th, 2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By billwong
Just noticed it as well. Hope it's not some price...

Just noticed it as well. Hope it's not some price corrections for our declining Can$.

I warned some friends to get their MacBooks ASAP if they were serious about purchasing. Interestingly, Apple...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 28th, 2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By billwong
The irony is that Apple manufactures its products...

The irony is that Apple manufactures its products in China. Probably contains melamine or lead.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By billwong
Back up for me as well. No changes that I can...

Back up for me as well. No changes that I can see.

Interestingly, the computer didn't bring up the proper page for a while although I was able to access it on my iPhone. Maybe this was all a DNS...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By billwong
Apple Store down?

The Apple Store is down now. I hope it is for new products rather than price adjustments for currency exchange fluctuations.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,851
Posted By billwong
Yes, even at $60, the Autopilot (Aux/line-in) is...

Yes, even at $60, the Autopilot (Aux/line-in) is expensive, but does work well. The sound quality with the line-out via the dock connector just makes it worth it for me.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 24th, 2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,851
Posted By billwong
Don't know if anyone already posted this device: ...

Don't know if anyone already posted this device:

Just got the Griffin Autopilot for our iPhones. It will charge the iPhones (2G and 3G) and provides auxillary input to the car sound system via the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 22nd, 2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,652
Posted By billwong
Somethings that have not already been mentioned: ...

Somethings that have not already been mentioned:

For jailbroken iPhones, via Cydia:

iPhone Modem - allows tethering of your iPhone's 3G Internet connection to your Mac. Great for your...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 20th, 2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By billwong
Remember, the iPhone is an iPod. Think of the...

Remember, the iPhone is an iPod. Think of the savings when you have one device that serves the purpose of two (phone and iPod, oh, it is also a camera). One charger, one carrying case, one set of...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 17th, 2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,500
Posted By billwong
Mac Pro - two 2.66 GHz Dual Intel Xeon Processor...

Mac Pro - two 2.66 GHz Dual Intel Xeon Processor model - purchased at the end of 2006. I don't feel I need to upgrade as quickly with today's technology as compared to the PowerPC/G4/G5 era.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 13th, 2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By billwong
I have a first gen iPhone that has phone speaker...

I have a first gen iPhone that has phone speaker problems. Would make the person sound like Donald Duck - cut in and out - I'm going to return it for replacement next time I'm State-side. Sounds like...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 2nd, 2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,880
Posted By billwong
Try Advance Electronics at 1300 Portage Avenue...

Try Advance Electronics at 1300 Portage Avenue near St. James. They sell Apple Products. There is also the usual Futureshop/BestBuy as well.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By billwong
I noticed that Costco (by Woodbine in Markham)...

I noticed that Costco (by Woodbine in Markham) has the 1 Tb My Book Home Edition external drives for sale at $199. 500 Gb for $119. They have USB 2.0, FireWire 400, and eSATA.

If it had FireWire...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 17th, 2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,068
Posted By billwong
I ordered a black 16 Gb iPhone 3G - hardest ones...

I ordered a black 16 Gb iPhone 3G - hardest ones to find. The biggest delay I had was getting OK'd for an upgrade on my corporate account. My agent had a hell of a time getting this to go through for...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 16th, 2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,797
Posted By billwong
Great. You obviously found out where it goes. I...

Great. You obviously found out where it goes. I had to scour some PDFs of the MacBook instructions and found the spot where the magnet attaches. Sweat'in for a while!
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 16th, 2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,068
Posted By billwong
BTW, my first gen iPhone (8 Gb) was fine until I...

BTW, my first gen iPhone (8 Gb) was fine until I dropped it (thus the replacement). My son's 8 Gb first gen iPhone had phone problems (noisy reception).

I am now using a 16 Gb first gen iPhone...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 16th, 2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,068
Posted By billwong
When I got a replacement iPhone in the US (first...

When I got a replacement iPhone in the US (first gen model) it came in an unmarked white box. I assume the replacements come that way so that they don't have to give out (again) the fancy packaging...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 16th, 2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,797
Posted By billwong
I replaced two MacBook Screens. It is a tough job...

I replaced two MacBook Screens. It is a tough job with the potential for problems. The first one took me three hours, the second one two. I replaced an HP notebook screen in half the time since you...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 14th, 2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,687
Posted By billwong
The first couple months will likely be your...

The first couple months will likely be your highest as you play around with your new iPhone - downloading stuff because you can do it "twice as fast." Also, you will load up with aps and realize you...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 13th, 2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By billwong
I was pleasantly surprised to see that it was OEM...

I was pleasantly surprised to see that it was OEM (same LG model). Replacing the MacBook screen is not for the faint-of-heart! My friends are giving me their notebooks to do the screen replacements...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 13th, 2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By billwong
I had to replace a MacBook Screen, and it was an...

I had to replace a MacBook Screen, and it was an LG. I purchased an OEM replacement from LAPTOP SCREENS FROM $129. BRAND NEW. FAST SHIPPING FROM CANADA. (http://www.screencountry.com)

Great...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 5th, 2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,287
Posted By billwong
I made a ringtone from the Tide Talking Stain...

I made a ringtone from the Tide Talking Stain commercial. The mumble jumble voice is quite unique and always springs up conversation when it goes off. Luckily I have a copy of the commercial on my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Aug 3rd, 2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,689
Posted By billwong
We have been using the iPhone (first generation)...

We have been using the iPhone (first generation) for months now - my family of five. Will upgrade when available for my corporate plan.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 23rd, 2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,148
Posted By billwong
I use a Power Mac G5 Dualie to run an OS 9 (via...

I use a Power Mac G5 Dualie to run an OS 9 (via Classic) medical program. Still coaxing the program writer to update to Mac OS X compatibility, but he is not in any hurry to do so.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 20th, 2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,644
Posted By billwong
I'm already on a corporate plan and tried to get...

I'm already on a corporate plan and tried to get the new iPhone 3G. I already use a first gen iPhone. They quoted me a price of $499 for the 8 Gb, and $599 for the 16 Gb iPhone - and I am Upgrade...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 20th, 2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,177
Posted By billwong
Anyone know how to get rid of the Pineapple icon?...

Anyone know how to get rid of the Pineapple icon?

Everyone should know that Firmware 1.x apps don't work on Firmware 2.x. According to Cydia there were a lot of changes in the code. That is why...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 20th, 2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,442
Posted By billwong
I know that some stores have the 8 Gb iPhone in...

I know that some stores have the 8 Gb iPhone in stock as of yesterday. The black 16 Gb iPhones are gone till the next shipment. I'm on a list for a 16 Gb iPhone. Who knows how long that will take.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 20th, 2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,177
Posted By billwong
Jailbreaking the new 3G iPhone allows you to add...

Jailbreaking the new 3G iPhone allows you to add 3rd party programs via Installer without going through the App $tore. But you're right, people are waiting for the 3G iPhone Unlock.

I'm happy to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 19th, 2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,177
Posted By billwong
****I'm getting an error "No bootloader v3.9 file...

****I'm getting an error "No bootloader v3.9 file not found! Would you like to search the web for this file?"

You can download the bootloader files here.

bl39.bin pwnagetool download | iSpazio...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 11th, 2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By billwong
Apple Store is down

Apple Store is down this morning. Let us know if you see any non-iPhone news
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 7th, 2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,416
Posted By billwong
I had mine replaced on the spot in Chicago. They...

I had mine replaced on the spot in Chicago. They will try to determine it's activation date. They couldn't because it was unlocked - never activated by AT&T. Since it was in May, it was certainly...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 4th, 2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,356
Posted By billwong
My only regret right now is being an early...

My only regret right now is being an early adopter - the price of the MacBook Air with SSD just dropped by $500. But I'm really happy with my "AirBook."

This is reassuring, the price of SSDs is...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 3rd, 2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,903
Posted By billwong
Unfortunately the interface is parallel ATA for...

Unfortunately the interface is parallel ATA for the MacBook Air, not SATA like these new SSDs. This is one of the concerns with the first generation of the MacBook Air. Everything is going to/or has...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 28th, 2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,077
Posted By billwong
I used to use a BlackBerry for email. Only used...

I used to use a BlackBerry for email. Only used around 1 Mb of data a month for quite a bit of email. The BlackBerry compresses it's data very well, unlike the iPhone. I didn't use the web browsing...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 10th, 2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By billwong
I was just at the Apple Store in Chicago. Not out...

I was just at the Apple Store in Chicago. Not out of stock there. People were buying iPhones there.

I just replaced a broken 8 Gb iPhone and the person at the genius bar opened a drawer and pulled...
Forum: Anything Mac May 3rd, 2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,611
Posted By billwong
I initially wanted to switch base stations -...

I initially wanted to switch base stations - change to a Time Capsule. So the settings for the internet/wireless/router would be the same. It seemed to be easier to just copy the settings and import...
Forum: Anything Mac May 3rd, 2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,611
Posted By billwong
I put a Time Capsule into an existing network...

I put a Time Capsule into an existing network setup. I cloned the settings from the primary Airport Base Station (Gigabit Ethernet, N) which was used as the router/DHCP server. I replaced it with the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,028
Posted By billwong
I actually live further north on Bayview. But I...

I actually live further north on Bayview. But I know what you mean. Land Rovers have become popular despite the concerns with the environment/gas prices - especially in the areas you described....
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,028
Posted By billwong
Thanks, Vexel. Great pics. Sure running deep, did...

Thanks, Vexel. Great pics. Sure running deep, did your feet get wet?

We were on CB Island last summer. Beautiful country, great drive.

We're driving to Halifax next week (from Toronto). We'll...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 9th, 2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,028
Posted By billwong
Vexel, where were you off-roading? Looks like you...

Vexel, where were you off-roading? Looks like you had a great time!
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 8th, 2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,028
Posted By billwong
I have "Apple Think Different" license plate...

I have "Apple Think Different" license plate frames.

'+oh[d].desc+' (http://missingbite.com/details/detail.html?136)

http://missingbite.com/picts/frame.gif
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 8th, 2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,028
Posted By billwong
2007 Range Rover Sport HSE 2006 Land Rover LR3...

2007 Range Rover Sport HSE
2006 Land Rover LR3 HSE

Well appreciated with this winter's snowfall. Even better with winter tires.

Gas guzzlers nevertheless.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 4th, 2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By billwong
Sorry, as for unlocking your iPhone, I would go...

Sorry, as for unlocking your iPhone, I would go with ziphone. I tried it on my 1.0.2 iPhone, restored to 1.1.4, and ziphone worked - unlocked and working with a Rogers SIM.

I haven't tried the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 4th, 2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By billwong
That's exactly what I did before I realized you...

That's exactly what I did before I realized you should use the zip file. We all learn from our mistakes.

Once I bricked my iPhone updating to 1.1.1. Took me 12 hours of searching the web before...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 3rd, 2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By billwong
10 Great Buildings to See in NYC - Apple Store

The Apple Store - SoHo made it to the list of 10 Great buildings to see in NYC. Not the glass cube that most would expect, but a great choice nevertheless.

10 great buildings to see in NYC -...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 3rd, 2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,978
Posted By billwong
I like my iPhone because it is an extension of my...

I like my iPhone because it is an extension of my Mac. It syncs all my info from my calendar, contacts, email settings, safari bookmarks, photos/videos/music, am I missing anything?

It is more...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 3rd, 2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By billwong
The first thing I noticed was the unzipping of...

The first thing I noticed was the unzipping of the firmware file. When you restore the iPhone with iTunes, use the firmware file as is, that is leave it as a .zip file. Try to Restore the iPhone to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 2nd, 2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By billwong
My last post was referring mostly to Ace McDuck's...

My last post was referring mostly to Ace McDuck's query about upgrading a 1.0.2 iPhone.

For your 1.1.1 iPhone, the best thing to do is what Chas, itaca, and I have posted.

Restore (not...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 1st, 2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By billwong
My iPhone was unlocked with AnySim, firmware...

My iPhone was unlocked with AnySim, firmware 1.0.2 originally. I updated to 1.1.2 and used the info on iphone.unlock.no for that. I believe I did "virginize" the iPhone for that upgrade. The new one...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 1st, 2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By billwong
I upgraded a 1.0.2 phone to 1.1.4 and used...

I upgraded a 1.0.2 phone to 1.1.4 and used ZiPhone 2.5 MacOS X version to activate, jailbreak and unlock. No problems. Works with a Rogers SIM card.

I haven't tested it extensively to see if there...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 21st, 2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,142
Posted By billwong
Dropped my iPhone one time too many. The lower...

Dropped my iPhone one time too many. The lower part of the touch screen no longer responds to my "touch" so I had to get a new iPhone. Next time I'm in the States, I'll try to get it replaced.
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 14th, 2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By billwong
I also used ZiPhone on my 1.0.2 iPhone which was...

I also used ZiPhone on my 1.0.2 iPhone which was updated to 1.1.3. It is working fine now, unlocked on Rogers. But the process was not entirely smooth. The instructions on the ZiPhone GUI were not...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,877
Posted By billwong
Played around with a MBA SSD at Yorkdale today....

Played around with a MBA SSD at Yorkdale today. Fast on launching applications. Surprisingly light. Same real estate on the keyboard/display as a Macbook. It will fit perfectly in a slot in my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 10th, 2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By billwong
Any problems with 3rd party apps, Fyrefly?

Any problems with 3rd party apps, Fyrefly?
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,877
Posted By billwong
Madhatress is right. If Apple stopped selling the...

Madhatress is right. If Apple stopped selling the Macbook and Macbook Pro, and replaced it with the Macbook Air, then we will all be justifiably disappointed (angry?). But now we have a choice of...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 9th, 2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By billwong
Are your 3rd party aps working on 1.1.3? I...

Are your 3rd party aps working on 1.1.3?

I heard there may be a problem with this.

I also have a 1.0.2 phone, upgraded to 1.1.1 - unlocked. I didn't bother with the 1.1.2 upgrade and now I'm...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 9th, 2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,877
Posted By billwong
Please don't hate me because I bought one (SSD)....

Please don't hate me because I bought one (SSD). ; )

Of course, we would all like to see lower prices. Looking back, I was certainly crazy to get a PB 5300c for (if I remember correctly) 5 grand?...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 25th, 2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,938
Posted By billwong
I use about 80 Mb a month now. I have the 1 Gb...

I use about 80 Mb a month now. I have the 1 Gb for $65 per month Rogers Data Plan. Lots of email and a moderate amount of internet use with EDGE.

I used just over 1.2 Mb of data per month on my...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 17th, 2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,237
Posted By billwong
Difficult for resellers to display laptop without...

Difficult for resellers to display laptop without being able to lock down.

I agree. If you notice the photos at Macworld. The 'Airs aren't locked down, just the power cable attached to them. But...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 12th, 2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By billwong
I had the same problem. I went to my Gmail...

I had the same problem. I went to my Gmail account settings and noticed there was no option to receive other emails (rogers) through Gmail. The option reappeared when I logged on again yesterday...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 9th, 2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By billwong
You can downgrade 1.1.2 to 1.1.1 and then...

You can downgrade 1.1.2 to 1.1.1 and then activate/jailbreak the iPhone. You can then reupgrade to 1.1.2 activated and jailbroken. You can use all the functions (wifi, ipod, etc.) except for the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 5th, 2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,451
Posted By billwong
If you are concerned with the wire showing, you...

If you are concerned with the wire showing, you can probably connect the iMac to a video port on your AV Receiver (which I assume you have since you have a complete setup installed). If your iMac has...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 3rd, 2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By billwong
You don't need it unless you want to add, change,...

You don't need it unless you want to add, change, or move files on the iPhone manually. I use it to move some screenshots to my computer. Occasionally to add a program without using Installer app -...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 3rd, 2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By billwong
(Secure SHell) A security protocol for logging...

(Secure SHell) A security protocol for logging onto a remote server. SSH provides an encrypted session for transferring files and executing server programs.

For instance, you can use CyberDuck on...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 27th, 2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By billwong
I was going to try and get an SATA External...

I was going to try and get an SATA External enclosure to put the new Laptop Drive into to clone. That way I can avoid that extra step. I only have an IDE interface on my external drive now.
...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 27th, 2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By billwong
I'll be upgrading a HD on a MacBook soon. I'll...

I'll be upgrading a HD on a MacBook soon. I'll use CCC or SuperDuper to clone the Mac Partition. I plan on using WinClone to backup and image the WinXP partition (Boot Camp Partition). Has anyone...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 22nd, 2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,490
Posted By billwong
Rogers Internet Extreme Speed Test #42297091...

Rogers Internet Extreme

Speed Test #42297091 by dslreports.com
Run: 2007-12-22 10:25:22 EST
Download: 7887 (Kbps)
Upload: 808 (Kbps)
In kilobytes per second: 962.8 down 98.6 up
Tested by...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 7th, 2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,182
Posted By billwong
I have a StealthSIM and it successfully unlocked...

I have a StealthSIM and it successfully unlocked my OOB 1.1.2 iPhone for use on Rogers. Got tired of waiting for a software hack.

As mentioned, it shipped from Mississauga, and the site is still...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 7th, 2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,301
Posted By billwong
I just installed a StealthSIM in my OOB 1.1.2...

I just installed a StealthSIM in my OOB 1.1.2 iPhone, and it works!

Just use Jailbreak 1.1.2 instructions on modmyifone.com and get the StealthSIM

*▃ ▄ ▆ iPhoneStealth.ca* ▆ ▄ ▃...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 7th, 2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,200
Posted By billwong
I just unlocked a OOB 1.1.2 iPhone using...

I just unlocked a OOB 1.1.2 iPhone using StealthSIM

*▃ ▄ ▆ iPhoneStealth.ca* ▆ ▄ ▃ (http://www.iphonestealth.ca)

It works!

Used the 1.1.2 jailbreak instructions, inserted this SteathSIM with...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 30th, 2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,207
Posted By billwong
Hi, macinfo Can you tell me which theme you...

Hi, macinfo

Can you tell me which theme you used to get those icons. Thanks.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 28th, 2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,914
Posted By billwong
Check this link. iPhone Status Ticker iPhone...

Check this link. iPhone Status Ticker

iPhone Status Document (http://docs.google.com/View?docid=dgzw9xs_0gfhxns&pli=1)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 28th, 2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,207
Posted By billwong
Here are a couple of screen shots of my iPhone....

Here are a couple of screen shots of my iPhone. One more conservative, the other is more fun.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 26th, 2007, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By billwong
Try going to this www page: Apple - Mac OS X...

Try going to this www page:

Apple - Mac OS X Leopard - Up-to-Date (http://www.apple.com/macosx/uptodate/)

Click on the appropriate Location (USA/Canadian Customers).
This will take you to an...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 16th, 2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By billwong
I had the same problem - finally broke down and...

I had the same problem - finally broke down and read the instructions. Then I had to hunt around for a paper clip. I used to always have one around during the days of floppy discs.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 15th, 2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,115
Posted By billwong
Sorry, you're right, it should be Unlock...

Sorry, you're right, it should be

Unlock the iPhone - the simple tutorial! (http://iphone.unlock.no)

The link won't work as "www.iphone.unlock.no (http://www.iphone.unlock.no)"

BTW, is...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 15th, 2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,115
Posted By billwong
This site is also good for those who wish to...

This site is also good for those who wish to upgrade the firmware of their phones.

unBox to unlock (http://iphone.ranova.org)
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 15th, 2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,115
Posted By billwong
Check the guides at ModMyiFone.com - iPhone...

Check the guides at

ModMyiFone.com - iPhone Forums and News (http://www.modmyiphone.com)

or use

www.iphone.unlock.no (http://www.iphone.unlock.no)
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 5th, 2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,045
Posted By billwong
Check out Buy Computer Parts, Computer Hardware,...

Check out Buy Computer Parts, Computer Hardware, PC Parts at Best Online Computer Shop - DirectCanada (http://www.directcanada.com) for OEM Windows Vista/XP software.

Buy Operating Systems -...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 28th, 2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,992
Posted By billwong
Download 8026 Kbps Upload 805 Kbps Rogers...

Download 8026 Kbps
Upload 805 Kbps

Rogers Hi-Speed Internet Extreme (speed obtained as advertised - 8.0 Mbps/800 Kbps).
Toronto, ON.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 27th, 2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,517
Posted By billwong
You can change the settings for EDGE on the...

You can change the settings for EDGE on the iPhone.

Under Settings > General > Network > EDGE
Just change the APN by adding a letter at the end (internet.comX).

There is also a 3rd party...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 24th, 2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,972
Posted By billwong
I would have gone to the Apple Store or retailer...

I would have gone to the Apple Store or retailer this coming weekend to pick up a copy - a day or 2 after the release. However, I was lucky and checked if my Mac Mini Refurb that shipped Oct. 3 would...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 23rd, 2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,603
Posted By billwong
When I returned from SF with my iPhone, also on...

When I returned from SF with my iPhone, also on Saturday - we may have been on the same flight - Canada Customs didn't even ask what we were bringing back. Certainly the focus of Canada Customs has...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 21st, 2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,603
Posted By billwong
It can be done. I purchased an iPhone from...

It can be done.

I purchased an iPhone from the Apple Store in San Francisco last week - was warned that it would not work outside of the USA. I told them it was for my son who was attending school...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 16th, 2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,592
Posted By billwong
I picked up an iPhone from the Apple Store in San...

I picked up an iPhone from the Apple Store in San Francisco on Sunday. The cashier warned me that it doesn't work outside the USA, but there was no problem buying it. I used the excuse that I was...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 26th, 2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,874
Posted By billwong
Shipped, with engraving. Just used generic "iPod...

Shipped, with engraving. Just used generic "iPod touch, Apple Inc" for future resale. Received yesterday. Voted option 2.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 25th, 2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,748
Posted By billwong
I'm replying on my new 16 gb iPod touch right...

I'm replying on my new 16 gb iPod touch right now. Just received it today via FedEx. Hooked up to my WiFi without any problems. I'm very impressed. Can hardly wait to get my hands on an iPhone.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 23rd, 2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,546
Posted By billwong
Great, thanks for the info.

Great, thanks for the info.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 23rd, 2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,546
Posted By billwong
Aluminum iMac 24" dimensions without the stand

Hi, can anyone measure and post the height of the new aluminum iMac (24" model) without the stand (i.e. the height of the body of the iMac itself). I am considering VESA mounting the 24" and I need...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 22nd, 2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,869
Posted By billwong
I agree, don't bother with express shipping. Most...

I agree, don't bother with express shipping. Most of my ordered items arrived quickly with express shipping. The potential difference of a couple days isn't worth the added cost.

I'm surprised to...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 22nd, 2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,869
Posted By billwong
My iPod Touch 16 Gb engraved shipped yesterday...

My iPod Touch 16 Gb engraved shipped yesterday from China. Should arrive by the 25th Sept. by Fed Ex (thank goodness not Purolator or Same Day Right Away).

But with the drop in price for the...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 7th, 2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,006
Posted By billwong
Still no VESA mount on the new aluminum iMacs?

The new aluminum iMacs don't look convertible to VESA mounts. Couldn't find any info on this yet. Any one with further information?

I have a table with an over head shelf that would only allow...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 8th, 2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,938
Posted By billwong
The idea that Canada has one of the lowest...

The idea that Canada has one of the lowest hardware costs for Apple products was based on the relative value and buying power of the Canadian Dollar versus the cost of the product in Canada. Not only...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 6th, 2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,434
Posted By billwong
The point that I wish to make is that they did...

The point that I wish to make is that they did make a price adjustment before, and with the rising Can$, I believe they will again. Certainly, if the Can$ fell drastically, you will see a correction....
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 5th, 2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,434
Posted By billwong
I hope Apple Canada makes a correction with the...

I hope Apple Canada makes a correction with the rise in the Canadian Dollar. In comparison to the US prices, with the increased value of the Can$, the higher end 15" MacBook Pro should be about $150...
Forum: Anything Mac May 6th, 2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,144
Posted By billwong
I got mine from Digital Prototypes (dpimac.com)....

I got mine from Digital Prototypes (dpimac.com). Added one to my MacPro, and I was able to install one in my Macbook (1st Gen) to take advantage of the new N protocol.
Forum: Anything Mac May 2nd, 2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,053
Posted By billwong
http://www.macrumors.com/im/topics/topicnews2.gif...

http://www.macrumors.com/im/topics/topicnews2.gif
Here is a post from Macrumors.com

They are talking about LED backlight technology - coming in 2007 (likely iMacs?).
...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 16th, 2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,053
Posted By billwong
To handle my "legacy" products running the b or g...

To handle my "legacy" products running the b or g protocols, I kept my Apple Extreme G basestation. That way I have an "n" protocol running at the 5 GHz bandwidth and a "b,g" protocols on the 2.4 GHz...
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