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Forum: Mac Portables Jul 16th, 2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,203
Posted By lewdvig
bump

bump
Forum: Mac Desktops Jun 4th, 2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,605
Posted By lewdvig
$700 without Cinema Display

$700 without Cinema Display
Forum: Mac Portables May 31st, 2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,203
Posted By lewdvig
I've got trips to Quebec City and Winnipeg coming...

I've got trips to Quebec City and Winnipeg coming up - in case anyone wants an in person transaction.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories May 29th, 2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By lewdvig
WD My Cloud EX4 12TB: Reliable Network Attached Storage

This NAS is overkill for me. It's only been used for a few months as a file server.

Warranty Expiration Date: 1/2/2016
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 29th, 2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 55,046
Posted By lewdvig
His family was nuts. He distances himself from...

His family was nuts. He distances himself from them. The letter of the law has been followed and he is now free. No one shoudl have a beef with him.

I have a problem with this whole war criminal...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories May 24th, 2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 921
Posted By lewdvig
20" Cinema Display

Works great
Has an ugly spliced power supply - the work is good, its just less pretty than the apple PSU
If you want to see what oit looks like just include your email in a PM and I will send a...
Forum: Mac Desktops May 24th, 2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,605
Posted By lewdvig
Mac Pro Desktop, 2009 4,1

2.66ghz Intel Xeon Nehelam quad core with Hyperthreading
6GB DDR3 PC3-1066 RAM ECC
NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 w/ 512MB VRAM
2TB SATA 7200-rpm Hard Drive
DVD-RW superdrive
802.11n Wi-Fi, Blutooth...
Forum: Mac Portables May 24th, 2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,203
Posted By lewdvig
2014 13" Retina MacBook Pro

Mid 2014 model
2.6 GHz i5
8 GB 1600 DDR3
500 GB SSD - this came from a 2014 Mac pro, hence the odd capacity, it is very fast (930 Mb/s read 930 Mb/s write)
Includes box and accessories
Normal...
Forum: Mac Portables Jun 13th, 2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, you are right. Fixed it. Yosemite won't be...

Yeah, you are right. Fixed it. Yosemite won't be included.
Forum: Mac Portables Jun 13th, 2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
Am I off base on the value? I am kind of...

Am I off base on the value? I am kind of surprised how hard this is turning out to sell. :(
Forum: Mac Portables Jun 2nd, 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
Back for sale! I'll be in Toronto June...

Back for sale!

I'll be in Toronto June 17-19. Time is tight but I can meet up if you can meet me at my downtown hotel.
Forum: Mac Portables Jun 2nd, 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By lewdvig
2012 Macbook Air 11"

11" mid 2012 model
1.7 GHz i5
HD 4000 graphics
4 GB DDR ram
64 GB SSD (can be upgraded)
box and accessories included
works great, normal cosmetic wear and tear (small dent on lid, nicks on...
Forum: Mac Portables Mar 17th, 2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, that was a nice price.

Yeah, that was a nice price.
Forum: Mac Portables Feb 24th, 2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
bump!

bump!
Forum: Mac Portables Feb 9th, 2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Mac Portables Jan 31st, 2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
Yup. I am back in Calgary this weekend, but in...

Yup. I am back in Calgary this weekend, but in Vancouver Mon-Fri.

If this weekend works, or Friday the 7th after 7 PM, pm me and we can swap numbers.
Forum: Mac Portables Jan 24th, 2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
I travel lots - so I might be able to meet if the...

I travel lots - so I might be able to meet if the whole shipping thing is putting people off.
Forum: Mac Portables Jan 22nd, 2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By lewdvig
How hard does she slap?

How hard does she slap?
Forum: Mac Portables Jan 21st, 2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By lewdvig
My MBP would look great next to the MP you bought...

My MBP would look great next to the MP you bought from me. ;)
Forum: Mac Portables Jan 21st, 2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,422
Posted By lewdvig
2012 15" MacBook Pro

Back for sale.

2.3 GHz i7, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3, 500 GB HDD, Geforce 650m GT 512 MB
two years old in July
no more warranty
includes notebook, charger and receipt - no box, sorry!
Mavericks...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jan 21st, 2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 667
Posted By lewdvig
iPad 4 64GB wifi/cellular with Applecare+

iPad is in great condition and the Applecare+ is unused so far
includes iPad, accessories, box and receipt too if I can find it
also included is a black portenzo case, stylus, apple black leather...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By lewdvig
I have a 128 GB SSD and 500 GB 5400 rpm HDD combo...

I have a 128 GB SSD and 500 GB 5400 rpm HDD combo in my MBP - works great.

Important apps load instantly and photos, music, steam apps load fine from the HDD.

I saw some very good prices on SSD...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Nov 30th, 2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By lewdvig
Sadly I no longer have any PC or Mac to install...

Sadly I no longer have any PC or Mac to install it in and flash it.

I've gone laptop/iPad now.

I also sent all my power cables to gwillikers with the MP. So on second thought this is probably...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Nov 30th, 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By lewdvig
Thanks guys! I flashed it back to a PC rom before...

Thanks guys! I flashed it back to a PC rom before shipping my MP to gwillikers.

I can certainly ship to you John, but you would need to flash the card to a mac rom. Is that something you would...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Nov 27th, 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By lewdvig
2009 Nehelem Mac Pro (4,1). I don't think it...

2009 Nehelem Mac Pro (4,1).

I don't think it will work in a 1,1 or 2,1 due to EFI 64 requirement.

You might be able to use it in a machine with Chameleon boot loader, but YMMV.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Nov 27th, 2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By lewdvig
Mac RADEON 7950 3 GB

This is a XFX Double D Black Edition (you have to love the names people come up with for these things, eh?).

It is flashed back to a normal rom, this would only be suitable for a Windows PC now....
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 27th, 2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 845
Posted By lewdvig
2009 Mac Pro Tower

Intel Nehalem 2.66 Ghz Quad Core with HT (8 threads)
20 GB DDR3 ECC RAM
1.5 TB HDD
Nvidia Geforce GT120
Includes original box

$1,000 for old school ehmacers.

Have the original box, so I...
Forum: Mac Desktops Jan 7th, 2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,677
Posted By lewdvig
Have you got the original box? I am in Toronto...

Have you got the original box? I am in Toronto this week. Maybe I could buy it and take it back on the plane.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jan 6th, 2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By lewdvig
I can't unlock it though, sorry.

I can't unlock it though, sorry.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jan 5th, 2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By lewdvig
I am in toronto until the 14th - I think $700 is...

I am in toronto until the 14th - I think $700 is a great deal for people that prefer to roll contract free. But I will do $660 if you let me keep the headphones.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 5th, 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,721
Posted By lewdvig
shorter battery life at the expense of insane d/l...

shorter battery life at the expense of insane d/l and u/l speeds and life altering phone bills from friendly rogers if you don't stay on top if it.

LTE only makes sense for hot spots, and you will...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jan 5th, 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,721
Posted By lewdvig
I would get the 4s. I have the 5 and I don't like...

I would get the 4s. I have the 5 and I don't like it.

- the camera quality is close enough to the 4s
- lightning is a huge pita for long time apple ipod/iphone/ipad users and the adapters are $35...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 18,054
Posted By lewdvig
Nest Learning Thermostat - 1st Generation...

Nest Learning Thermostat - 1st Generation T100577: Amazon.ca: Tools & Building Supplies (http://www.amazon.ca/Nest-Learning-Thermostat-Generation-T100577/dp/B006ML9J4O/ref=lh_ni_t)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 18,054
Posted By lewdvig
$50 off on amazon.ca - saw the ad on their...

$50 off on amazon.ca - saw the ad on their website last night
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 30th, 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,501
Posted By lewdvig
I hate the screen on my 27" - buying it was a big...

I hate the screen on my 27" - buying it was a big mistake. I find it is too small for the native resolution - I sit a sensible distance from the screen at a big desk.

A better choice for me would...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Dec 27th, 2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By lewdvig
still have it

still have it
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Dec 19th, 2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By lewdvig
My phone for yours +$200? I'll be in your area...

My phone for yours +$200? I'll be in your area the week of the 7th so no rush.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Dec 18th, 2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By lewdvig
iPhone 5 64/white/telus $old

this sold locally on kijiji
Forum: Mac Portables Nov 14th, 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By lewdvig
I dictated this ad with Siri. So excuse any weird...

I dictated this ad with Siri. So excuse any weird language.
Forum: Mac Portables Nov 14th, 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By lewdvig
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 8th, 2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,677
Posted By lewdvig
I am very interested, but wrong side of the...

I am very interested, but wrong side of the country.
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 6th, 2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
For Sale 2011 Mac mini i5
Views: 1,474
Posted By lewdvig
I traded it + a bit of cash for a 2011 MBA...

I traded it + a bit of cash for a 2011 MBA 11"
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 4th, 2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
For Sale 2011 Mac mini i5
Views: 1,474
Posted By lewdvig
SOLD: 2011 Mac mini i5

FOUND A LOCAL TRADING PARTNER

2.3 Ghz
4 GD DDR3 RAM (upgraded from 2 GB LOL)
500 GB HDD
Aluminum KB and mighty mouse (both wired)
$GONE
has mountain lion installed

Mac mini (Mid 2011)...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 26th, 2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By lewdvig
listed on eBay but still available here too

listed on eBay but still available here too
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 19th, 2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By lewdvig
I added a bunch of cases I don't need and lowered...

I added a bunch of cases I don't need and lowered the price.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 19th, 2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By lewdvig
Week of the 30th. In/out of London airport. Will...

Week of the 30th. In/out of London airport. Will be in peterborough on the 1st.

I might pop in to see a friend in Richmond Hill.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 16th, 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By lewdvig
It's called the New iPad is it not?

It's called the New iPad is it not?
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 14th, 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By lewdvig
bumperoo - gonna sell this too so that I can buy...

bumperoo - gonna sell this too so that I can buy more bike stuff
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jul 14th, 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By lewdvig
SOLD: White Unlocked iPhone 4S 64 GB

10/10 condition I can not see a mark on it
Includes phone,
unused usb, charger, headphones
box and Applecare (not plus) to Dec 2013

plus these cases:
- Vapor Element (anodized black and...
Forum: Mac Desktops May 18th, 2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By lewdvig
I find that Mac users prefer Craigslist, even...

I find that Mac users prefer Craigslist, even though it is a mess (saturated with scammers). Probably 80% of my Mac and Bicycle related gadgets sell on Craigs (my tow chief hobbies).

Kijiji is...
Forum: Mac Desktops May 18th, 2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By lewdvig
Servers are loud. If you trun the fans on your MP...

Servers are loud. If you trun the fans on your MP to full they would be lower than a server.

These have tiny fans due to the short height (I think 25mm). Therefore the fans have to spin much...
Forum: Mac Desktops May 17th, 2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By lewdvig
Help me Obi Wan you're my only hope!

Help me Obi Wan you're my only hope!
Forum: Mac Desktops May 17th, 2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By lewdvig
Mine had dual quads at 2.4 ghz, 5 gb, 1 tb hdd...

Mine had dual quads at 2.4 ghz, 5 gb, 1 tb hdd and a kb and mouse.

I kept a bunch of ram and my flashed 5770.

So I think you got the right price.
Forum: Mac Desktops May 16th, 2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By lewdvig
Mine was a slightly lower spec and I got $800.

Mine was a slightly lower spec and I got $800.
Forum: Mac Desktops May 6th, 2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By lewdvig
I just updated the specs.

I just updated the specs.
Forum: Mac Desktops May 6th, 2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By lewdvig
Surely someone wants all this power!

Surely someone wants all this power!
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS May 1st, 2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By lewdvig
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 30th, 2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,122
Posted By lewdvig
Count iPads and I was right. Ahem. :clap:

Count iPads and I was right. Ahem.
:clap:
Forum: Mac Desktops Apr 30th, 2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By lewdvig
I has the X1300 with a single mini DVI. I am...

I has the X1300 with a single mini DVI. I am going to answer conservatively and say no.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Apr 26th, 2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By lewdvig
Sold: New iPad 4G 64 GB Black

Includes iPad, USB, Charger, Applecare+ to Mar 2014 (2 unused incidents), Zagg folio BT keybaord case

Sold for $799
Forum: Mac Desktops Apr 25th, 2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By lewdvig
Open to trades!

Open to trades!
Forum: Mac Desktops Apr 20th, 2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By lewdvig
Xserve and Mac Pro parts

Macpro sold locally
Xserve now sold to a fellow ehmacer
Forum: Classifieds Apr 19th, 2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,188
Posted By lewdvig
Pricecheck: Xserve 2006

MA409LL/A

8 gb ram, 8x1
1 tb hdd, 2x500
Two Dual core 2.0
Dual psu
No os included

I have a couple of low power 1.86 quad xeons that work in this beast that I can install.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Jan 17th, 2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By lewdvig
the 64 is still available OBO

the 64 is still available OBO
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Nov 29th, 2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By lewdvig
bump

bump
Forum: Mac Portables Nov 3rd, 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,506
Posted By lewdvig
threw this on eBay - it's great but I want to...

threw this on eBay - it's great but I want to downsize to an iPad
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 2nd, 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By lewdvig
I am in Toronto the week of the 21st if anyone...

I am in Toronto the week of the 21st if anyone would like these.
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 2nd, 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By lewdvig
I am in Toronto the week of the 21st if anyone...

I am in Toronto the week of the 21st if anyone would like these.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Nov 2nd, 2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By lewdvig
iPhone 4s 64 - $700 OBO

PHONE DETAILS
Price(Currency):$ 700
Color:Black
Included:Every thing came with the box, headphones and charger unused
Unlocked:No
Used/Tested Networks:Telus
LifeTimer:One month old...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Oct 29th, 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By lewdvig
Have a Bell/Virgin iPhone 4S 64, Want a Telus iPhone 4S 64

10/10 condition, black, includes all accessories
I'd like the Telus version (I have a retention plan on Telus).
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,023
Posted By lewdvig
I agree, my Mac Pro restarts in seconds now. Mine...

I agree, my Mac Pro restarts in seconds now. Mine has a Corsair Force 3 120 very reliable so far. Home folders are on a 1 TB drive with a 2 TB Time Machine just in case.
Forum: Classifieds Oct 15th, 2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,630
Posted By lewdvig
I would try for 450-500 for an unlocked one. ...

I would try for 450-500 for an unlocked one.

I've got my 16 Telus locked 4 listed in Calgary for 350 and have a lot of interest.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Oct 8th, 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By lewdvig
+ 1 Thanks! I've been looking for a used copy...

+ 1 Thanks! I've been looking for a used copy because I figured this was EOL at the apple store. Never assume, eh?
Forum: Mac Portables Oct 7th, 2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,037
Posted By lewdvig
Forum: Mac Desktops Oct 2nd, 2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By lewdvig
There is an EFI64 trick now - published on Netkas...

There is an EFI64 trick now - published on Netkas - using Chameleon.

Killer deal BTW
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Sep 25th, 2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By lewdvig
I am interested in whatever apple tv you have...

I am interested in whatever apple tv you have left.

Will you ship?
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Sep 25th, 2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By lewdvig
PM sent, I'll take these.

PM sent, I'll take these.
Forum: Mac Desktops Sep 6th, 2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 952
Posted By lewdvig
Mac Pro Quad 2.66 (1,1) $750

EFI64 bootloader eliminates the need to upgrade, so I am keeping this.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 8th, 2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By lewdvig
still have these

still have these
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 8th, 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By lewdvig
still have these

still have these
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 8th, 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
For Sale G4 Case (Free)
Views: 1,065
Posted By lewdvig
still have this

still have this
Forum: Mac Portables Jul 5th, 2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,506
Posted By lewdvig
bump

bump
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 5th, 2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By lewdvig
Good point. When I have sold G4 and iMacs on here...

Good point. When I have sold G4 and iMacs on here I always had the box - and more importantly the original foam. Hmm.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 5th, 2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By lewdvig
not finding any takers locally... maybe willing...

not finding any takers locally... maybe willing to ship - but this thing is heavy.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 2nd, 2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By lewdvig
LOL - ideally that's what I'll be able to do too....

LOL - ideally that's what I'll be able to do too. I like the look of the newer ones too.

If you know anyone that is after a beast, please refer them to me! :D
Forum: Mac Desktops Jul 2nd, 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By lewdvig
I'll trade you my Mac Pro (you would need to chip...

I'll trade you my Mac Pro (you would need to chip in some cash $300).

I have a ton of upgrades we could negotiate too.
Forum: Mac Desktops Jun 30th, 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By lewdvig
I'd be interested in trading this for a Mac Mini...

I'd be interested in trading this for a Mac Mini server.

This rig is extreme overkill for how we use it.
Forum: Mac Portables Jun 19th, 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,506
Posted By lewdvig
Forum: Mac Desktops Jun 19th, 2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By lewdvig
It's the same rig with a different memory...

It's the same rig with a different memory configuration. It has 16 GB in it right now and scores hardly any different.

I'll retest it with 5 GB when I get a chance.

In fact, any interested...
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Apr 19th, 2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,397
Posted By lewdvig
16 is sold now - the 32 is still available.

16 is sold now - the 32 is still available.
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Apr 17th, 2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,397
Posted By lewdvig
Rogers iPhone 4 (one 16 GB and one 32 GB)

I just closed my Rogers account in a fit of anger. Might have been better to wait, but there is no going back now (my retention plans are zapped and I am not signing up for $60/month plans anymore)....
Forum: Mac Desktops Apr 15th, 2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By lewdvig
$100 each or $160 for the pair (local)?

$100 each or $160 for the pair (local)?
Forum: Mac Desktops Mar 19th, 2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
For Sale G4 Case (Free)
Views: 1,065
Posted By lewdvig
G4 Case (Free)

I have a Sawtooth G4 Case, PSU, CD Drive for free
Cable and screws are included
It was working great, but was worth more in parts than all together
prefer local pickup

I also have a Sawtooth...
Forum: Mac Desktops Mar 11th, 2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By lewdvig
Forum: Mac Desktops Mar 11th, 2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By lewdvig
Matched pair Xeon 5150 2.66GHz 4MB for Macpro1.1

Pulled from my 1,1 when I upgraded.

$100
Forum: Mac Desktops Mar 11th, 2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By lewdvig
Mac Pro 1,1 $750

2006 Mac Pro
2 CPUs with 2 cores each @ 2.6 GHz
1 GB RAM
1 TB HDD
Geforce 7300
Superdrive
no kb, mouse or OS

or trade for a Mac Mini of equal value (Ideally to one with two drives).
Forum: Mac Portables Jan 3rd, 2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,826
Posted By lewdvig
where you located

where you located
Forum: Mac Desktops Jan 3rd, 2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,133
Posted By lewdvig
Apple 21.5" iMac 2009

Upgraded to a Mac Pro.

21.5" LCD 1080p
3.06 Ghz
4 GB RAM
1000 GB HDD
RADEON 4670 (7000 3dmark06)
Bluetooth keyboard and magic mouse
Snow Leopard
Boxes, manuals and recipt from Future...
Forum: Anything Mac May 26th, 2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,077
Posted By lewdvig
The three Half Life 2 instalments are some of the...

The three Half Life 2 instalments are some of the best games on any platform ever! It's hard to imagine that anyone who likes games could have avoided them thus far. But I am going to replay them on...
Forum: Mac Portables May 22nd, 2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By lewdvig
2.66 GHz Unibody MacBook Pro

traded it for a camera - please clsoe.
Forum: Mac Portables May 22nd, 2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,029
Posted By lewdvig
wrong thread sorry

wrong thread sorry
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, I ordered a keyboard and noticed the same...

Yeah, I ordered a keyboard and noticed the same thing.

Everything drop ships these days - that's no big deal.

But UPS is as shady a company as you are likely to find. I'd be shocked if they...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 29th, 2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,237
Posted By lewdvig
I have read that you really need to use your...

I have read that you really need to use your battery to keep it healthy. I run down mine every few days. 1000 cycles that this battery is rated for should last me 4-5 years.

iStat Pro shows 100%...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 27th, 2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By lewdvig
App Store Black Friday Deals

Sorry if its reposted - but some good deals for iPhone games.

Black Friday 2009 App Store Sale Extravaganza | Touch Arcade...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 26th, 2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By lewdvig
$100 off is all we are likely to get.

$100 off is all we are likely to get.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 22nd, 2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By lewdvig
I'd be pretty shocked if you couldn't get your...

I'd be pretty shocked if you couldn't get your asking price.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 22nd, 2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,417
Posted By lewdvig
I really like mine so far. Much better than the...

I really like mine so far. Much better than the Mighty IMO and it feels built to last.

It's even OK in games. I played around with the Cider port of Portal and it worked great.

Portal ran super...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 22nd, 2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By lewdvig
I tried this and the problem still exists -...

I tried this and the problem still exists - crazy!

I'm deleting the drive and going factory fresh. Wow. Never had this kind of PITA experience with a new Mac before. I guess I was due.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 22nd, 2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By lewdvig
If it helps, I just sold a 2.4 Ghz C2D 20"...

If it helps, I just sold a 2.4 Ghz C2D 20" 4/250/SD for $850. I included 10.6 and iLife09 disks.

There are lots of 24" aluminum models selling for $1000 where I live.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 22nd, 2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By lewdvig
does the snow leo disk (which I got with my uMBP)...

does the snow leo disk (which I got with my uMBP) still offer an archive and restore feature whereby the user accounts are untouched?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 22nd, 2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By lewdvig
Accounts Preference Pain

Strange thing just happen on my new 21.5" iMac.

After restoring from my TC during the first boot (based on my old 20" 10.6.2 iMac which worked great) I went into the Account preference pane to...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 22nd, 2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By lewdvig
$200 for a 1 TB seems like the best bet IMO....

$200 for a 1 TB seems like the best bet IMO. Plenty of room for virtual machines and stuff.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 22nd, 2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By lewdvig
the keys themselves feel better than the old...

the keys themselves feel better than the old metal wired one.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 21st, 2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By lewdvig
impossible to find in Calgary I bought the...

impossible to find in Calgary

I bought the 21.5" 3.06/4/1TB version.

The 27" is impossible to get. Also,
- I don't think the 4670 can fill the 27" effectively in games
- the i5 27" still on...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 18th, 2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By lewdvig
Maybe the $1250 model, but the new 21.5" is too...

Maybe the $1250 model, but the new 21.5" is too nice IMO to buy a refurb

better value than the 1 TB 24" (screen and 4670 is better than a 130 GT)

HDD upgrade on an iMac is nasty (I did my 1st...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 15th, 2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By lewdvig
The one thing that is easy (and cheap) to upgrade...

The one thing that is easy (and cheap) to upgrade your self is the RAM.

HDD and GPU can't be upgraded easy with out taking the whole thing apart (and in the case of the GPU finding an MXM module...
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 12th, 2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,832
Posted By lewdvig
You can install a modded ATI 4850 in this Pro FYI...

You can install a modded ATI 4850 in this Pro FYI to any potential buyers.

That gives you a very fast machine with a very fast video card. I posted the details in the anything forum.
Forum: Mac Desktops Nov 11th, 2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,832
Posted By lewdvig
Was that me? Sounds like something I would do....

Was that me? Sounds like something I would do. beejacon

Actually I would have offered less. :ptptptptp
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 11th, 2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By lewdvig
'yes, indeed far more stable... trust me.'

'yes, indeed far more stable... trust me.'
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 2nd, 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,959
Posted By lewdvig
Last Macheist was crazy! I actually watched...

Last Macheist was crazy!

I actually watched the live video unveiling of the bundle as though it were an awards show or NHL trade deadline!

Not sure how they will top it this time.
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 2nd, 2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By lewdvig
I can't comment on the previous models and SL,...

I can't comment on the previous models and SL, but my (current gen) MBP only gets hot playing games (especially when in Windows) but never as hot as my old first gen MBP got playing youtube.

In...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 1st, 2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By lewdvig
If I find one in my price range I will do this: ...

If I find one in my price range I will do this:

How to Flash an ATI Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Card PC Version To work in an Apple Mac Pro (http://web.me.com/jacobcroft/4870Flash/4870Flash.html)
...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 31st, 2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,959
Posted By lewdvig
There will be puzzles whose solutions get you...

There will be puzzles whose solutions get you lots of free apps.

This is then followed by a bundle using for about $50 that includes a sick quantity of really good software.

Examples of puzzle...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 31st, 2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,959
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, the scrolling text across the top of the...

Yeah, the scrolling text across the top of the page with the coordinates was kind of a dead giveaway.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 31st, 2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,959
Posted By lewdvig
Macheist Starts Again

Free full version software and awesome bundles!!!

MacHeist Early Warning System (http://www.macheist.com)

DaisyDisk for free so far. I love these events!!!

There will be puzzles whose...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 31st, 2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,579
Posted By lewdvig
my family comes form that same region of Italy,...

my family comes form that same region of Italy, but I have never been there...

those quarries literally tear down the entire mountain
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 31st, 2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,949
Posted By lewdvig
Next summer. And Win7 OEM will cost the same then...

Next summer. And Win7 OEM will cost the same then as it does now. As the dutch guy says, 'Save your money!'
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 31st, 2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,949
Posted By lewdvig
Whatever you choose, I would advise against...

Whatever you choose, I would advise against accessing a boot camp partition from VMware. Doing so will result in constant 'Activation' nuisances.

I use Win7 x64 RC using Vista x64 Boot Camp...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 30th, 2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By lewdvig
That article is 100% correct. I've been an...

That article is 100% correct.

I've been an iphone user for two years. I love mine.

But I would be open to dropping it for something better if it had all the apps I like - and that probably...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 28th, 2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,286
Posted By lewdvig
$1999 for the mid MBP (after coupon) is sick....

$1999 for the mid MBP (after coupon) is sick. That $150 less than I paid (but I also got a ton of free crap like iWork09 - not sure if that's a plus).

The only thing I would change is the GPU - a...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 27th, 2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,881
Posted By lewdvig
This won't take a 4850?

This won't take a 4850?
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 27th, 2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,037
Posted By lewdvig
I played with one at lunch at FS Calgary Deerfoot...

I played with one at lunch at FS Calgary Deerfoot Meadows.

Really nice - great screen, way more solid, bottom is a crud magnet though.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 27th, 2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, I think you will have a tough time getting...

Yeah, I think you will have a tough time getting $1000 unless you sell it here. I have noticed the market here is way healthier for mac sellers than local buy/sell sites.

If you have the model...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 25th, 2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By lewdvig
If you reboot from the 32 bit w7 disc, or use a...

If you reboot from the 32 bit w7 disc, or use a VIsta or XP disc, you should be able to get Boot Camp working. Vista lets you install in trial mode without a key in a pinch.

It's not impossible,...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 24th, 2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,078
Posted By lewdvig
Too close to the people who govern our great...

Too close to the people who govern our great country.

They don't care about their customers either.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 24th, 2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,996
Posted By lewdvig
Too confusing IMO. A kb with touchpad would have...

Too confusing IMO. A kb with touchpad would have been better IMO.

I can never get Apple mice to feel 'right.' A $10 MS Explorer Mouse is perfect out of the box.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 24th, 2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,173
Posted By lewdvig
I think an HDMI to Display Port adapter would fix...

I think an HDMI to Display Port adapter would fix this.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 24th, 2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By lewdvig
:) I was hoping for an impulse buy price so...

:)

I was hoping for an impulse buy price so that I could support them. No dice.

And the 9400m has been out for a year, why not target a low detail mode just for those people with 9400m based...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By lewdvig
groan - $50 Was $5 on PC recently and is $15...

groan - $50

Was $5 on PC recently and is $15 in the discount bin a Rogers Video at the moment.

But if you are one of the 20 people interested in games that waited for the Mac version, go ahead...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,136
Posted By lewdvig
Its rare to come across a kid in any store these...

Its rare to come across a kid in any store these days that has a clue what they are talking about. Back in the day, I figured this gen would have cybernetic implants and be able to code apps while...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 22nd, 2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,173
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, those are good points. I hope you can...

Yeah, those are good points.

I hope you can leave the iMac running while using the display for something else. If you were rendering video, it would be cool to boot the PS3 and play some Uncharted...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 22nd, 2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,173
Posted By lewdvig
It is basically a very nice LCD HDTV. The...

It is basically a very nice LCD HDTV.

The 27" is a very good deal.

I think having a 360/PS3 connected will be cool for those who like to game but are let down by selection on MacOS.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 22nd, 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,350
Posted By lewdvig
If you want a desktop, the 27" iMac is nice. That...

If you want a desktop, the 27" iMac is nice. That LCD is probably worth $1000. The rest of the spec is very good too.

I wish I could have the RADEON 4670 in my MBP. It is 20% faster than my 9600m...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 22nd, 2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,350
Posted By lewdvig
$200 drop on the 2.66 MBP. I feel a bit...

$200 drop on the 2.66 MBP.

I feel a bit better because I was able to negotiate $120 off and a bunch of free stuff.

The 2.8 is looking really goo to me though @ 2399.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By lewdvig
that is terrible!!! take it back - use the...

that is terrible!!!

take it back - use the warranty
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By lewdvig
Watch craigs. In Calgary there are a few MPs for...

Watch craigs. In Calgary there are a few MPs for sale:

Mac Pro 2 x 3GHZ Quad Core (http://calgary.en.craigslist.ca/sys/1386153094.html)
too new and expensive for me

2.66GHz 4core Mac Pro (7GB...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By lewdvig
At least one person did the exact same upgrade at...

At least one person did the exact same upgrade at the link I posted above.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 18th, 2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By lewdvig
Accelerate Your Macintosh! News Page - 10/18/09...

Accelerate Your Macintosh! News Page - 10/18/09 (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/)

Lots of folks post their success/failures in the CPU database. I did not see the same scenario that you are trying,...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 77,605
Posted By lewdvig
Free to play with micro transactions is the only...

Free to play with micro transactions is the only way to thrive in WoW's shadow IMO.


Boot camp

D&D Online is free to play.

The Old Republic is using micro payments, I am hoping that it...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,417
Posted By lewdvig
Third time they have done this in about a month....

Third time they have done this in about a month. Back end changes, but for what.......
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By lewdvig
I bought my folks a dual G5 for $250 - and the...

I bought my folks a dual G5 for $250 - and the seller offered me a dual G5 PCIe for $150. I was thinking about doing the same thing but the Aluminum is thick like a bank vault.

But a quad core Mac...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 15th, 2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By lewdvig
Windows sucks much harder than Mac OS. That's one...

Windows sucks much harder than Mac OS. That's one thing.

But seriously, the only reason I tolerate Windows in my house is games. I prefer most games on a PC to the consoles (I have all the current...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 15th, 2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,891
Posted By lewdvig
Mine is scary fast booting and shutting down....

Mine is scary fast booting and shutting down. Sometimes I can't press 'option' fast enough to select Windows.

It's like my Mac is tryiong to do me a favor. :)
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 8th, 2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,805
Posted By lewdvig
all the i7 notebooks are using intel chipsets...

all the i7 notebooks are using intel chipsets with discrete video solutions from AMD and Nv - just like old times.

probably means the basic mini and iMac will have Intel's 4500 IGP but the better...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 5th, 2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By lewdvig
The max we have in MBPs right now is 35 tdp and...

The max we have in MBPs right now is 35 tdp and they are already too hot. My MBP case gets up to 40 degrees celcius when the 9600m is turned on.

The i7 has a similar power envelope to the Core 2...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 4th, 2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By lewdvig
The mobile i7 is better - its about 75 watt tdp...

The mobile i7 is better - its about 75 watt tdp but that is still too hot IMO for Apple designs.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 4th, 2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,121
Posted By lewdvig
We are on our forth iMac - we've upgraded every...

We are on our forth iMac - we've upgraded every second or third cycle depending on the improvements. They make wonderful PCs.

Lessons I have learned:
1. get a bigger hdd than you think you will...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 4th, 2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, I think nvidia has some licensing issues...

Yeah, I think nvidia has some licensing issues with i7 perhaps.

Apple could stay core 2 duo and use the older mobile quad.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 4th, 2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By lewdvig
we'll find out in two days

we'll find out in two days
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 4th, 2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By lewdvig
Online Ad Evidence of Imminent iMac, Mac Mini and...

Online Ad Evidence of Imminent iMac, Mac Mini and MacBook Updates? - Mac Rumors (http://www.macrumors.com/2009/10/03/online-ad-evidence-of-imminent-imac-mac-mini-and-macbook-updates/)

Looks like...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 2nd, 2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,727
Posted By lewdvig
There is a guy in Chestermere that has been...

There is a guy in Chestermere that has been selling sealed MBPs for a few weeks and another selling MBs in Airdrie for a few weeks. Seemed suspicious to me.

Their ads are on Craigslist and/or...
Forum: Miscellaneous Oct 2nd, 2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 645
Posted By lewdvig
Sony Alpha 330 dSLR and Prime Lens

Sony Alpha a330 with 18-55mm kit lens ($629 in stores)
http://www.sonystyle.ca/commerce/se...=n100548n100551...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 1st, 2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By lewdvig
Keep finding us free apps!!! This is cool.

Keep finding us free apps!!!

This is cool.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 1st, 2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By lewdvig
I bought a MBP three weeks ago. Therefore, new i7...

I bought a MBP three weeks ago. Therefore, new i7 MBP notebooks with RADEON 4650 GPUS and $1999.99. :-(
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 30th, 2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By lewdvig
I exchanged my 13 Pro for a 15" and it feels huge...

I exchanged my 13 Pro for a 15" and it feels huge (that's what she said).

The extra performance (I like games) and screen real estate are very nice.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 27th, 2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,473
Posted By lewdvig
I had the same problem with a uMB I traded a...

I had the same problem with a uMB I traded a gaming notebook for. Apple would not let be transfer without a proof of purchase.

Luckily, the guy I traded with was an OK guy and we traded back.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 25th, 2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By lewdvig
You have a special mini because the one I had...

You have a special mini because the one I had struggled with You Tube HD. :confused:
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 25th, 2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,753
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, good point. The 17" is a mobile...

Yeah, good point. The 17" is a mobile workstation.

We'll see. I just bought a 15" so I would prefer not to have it be obsolete too fast. :)

I'd like to wait until a MBP can get 12-14,000 in...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 25th, 2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,753
Posted By lewdvig
I think the 32nm Allendales with 2 Cores and HT...

I think the 32nm Allendales with 2 Cores and HT will be really nice for Apple.

HT is a good technology if you write your programs with it in mind. Apple has control over their apps and can...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 25th, 2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,753
Posted By lewdvig
battery life and temps: Intel Core i7 Goes...

battery life and temps:
Intel Core i7 Goes Mobile - Core i7-920XM 'Clarksfield' CPU Review - Battery Life & Temperatures - Legit Reviews (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1084/10/)

Intel Core...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 25th, 2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,753
Posted By lewdvig
You don't just use a CPU do you? My values were...

You don't just use a CPU do you? My values were system power draws with the cores at various states.

Start taxing the GPU and HDD and you will soon be much higher.

I really can't see how...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 24th, 2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,753
Posted By lewdvig
Actually he is right. These notebooks using i7...

Actually he is right. These notebooks using i7 have 120 watt PSUs and use about 75 watts (without pushing the GPU) when all four cores are going. Battery life with 4800 mAh batteries is 60-90...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 24th, 2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,753
Posted By lewdvig
My guess: Core i7 (using the mobile chip) iMacs...

My guess: Core i7 (using the mobile chip) iMacs with AMD GPUs before christmas. MBP to be updated in Jan/Feb using Allendale 32nm CPU.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 20th, 2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By lewdvig
If I was eligible I would get a copy just for...

If I was eligible I would get a copy just for games (boot camp).

It makes me sick booting in windows (even 7 - I use the RC) but Cider game ports of new demanding games (like Assassin's Creed or...
Forum: Classifieds Sep 18th, 2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,778
Posted By lewdvig
sweet! free is my favorite kind of ee

sweet! free is my favorite kind of ee
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 14th, 2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By lewdvig
'And Yet it Moves' is really good. So too,...

'And Yet it Moves' is really good. So too, 'Braid.'
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 14th, 2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By lewdvig
on a 9400m it is not too bad: Review: Apple...

on a 9400m it is not too bad:

Review: Apple MacBook (Late 2008) Notebook Critic (http://notebookcritic.com/2008/12/19/review-apple-macbook-late-2008/)

sorry for the self promotion beejacon
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 14th, 2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By lewdvig
I can think of 20 FPS games that are better than...

I can think of 20 FPS games that are better than Halo - including all the Call of Duty games.

Not trying to troll, but I found absolutely nothing in Halo more fun or innovative than its...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 14th, 2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By lewdvig
I thought long and hard about that 15" too before...

I thought long and hard about that 15" too before buying a new one. Here are some pros for the 13" you are looking at:

- the 15" has the older style battery that wears out faster and has less...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 13th, 2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By lewdvig
I bought a couple of 2 GB 1066 sticks from a...

I bought a couple of 2 GB 1066 sticks from a generic online memory shop back when I had my MacBook Unibody for $70 shipped. That stuff worked great for me and the current owner is happy. I think they...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 13th, 2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By lewdvig
I just bought the Prince of Persia game off Big...

I just bought the Prince of Persia game off Big discounts and great deals on Mac software every day - MacUpdate Promo (http://www.mupromo.com/) for $25.

Being a cider port, it runs poorly on Leo...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 13th, 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By lewdvig
Snow Leopard Gaming?

I have SL sitting on my table, but I don't want to upgrade until I know that SL OpenGL performance is decent (and not worse than Leo).

Any gamers here using SL? How is it?

I have a unibody MBP...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 13th, 2009, 01:31 PM
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Views: 568
Posted By lewdvig
ooops

ooops
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 13th, 2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By lewdvig
Don't forget that you have a whole year to think...

Don't forget that you have a whole year to think about Applecare, you don't have to commit right away.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 12th, 2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By lewdvig
... and to top it all off there is this coupon: ...

... and to top it all off there is this coupon:

RedFlagDeals.com: Best Buy: Coupons for $10 Off, $20 Off, or $100 Off (Valid September 15 - 17)...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 12th, 2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By lewdvig
You get so much from Future Shop or Best Buy...

You get so much from Future Shop or Best Buy free, you would have to be nuts to buy form the Apple store.

FS: iWorks09 or airport express plus Canon all in one printer and Photoshop Elements 6 -...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 12th, 2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, kind of lame. No doubt about it.

Yeah, kind of lame. No doubt about it.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 12th, 2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By lewdvig
I exchanged my 13" MBP for a 15" yesterday (my...

I exchanged my 13" MBP for a 15" yesterday (my notebook saga is over now) and the Apple rep threw in a boxed copy (Best Buy).
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 5th, 2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,906
Posted By lewdvig
Pretty sure it will be iPod refreshes. 2-3 MP...

Pretty sure it will be iPod refreshes. 2-3 MP cameras are useless and no flash makes them doubly so IMO.

Wild dream: I hope the iMac gets an SD card slot and a RADEON 4550 or 4650. It might be a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 2nd, 2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By lewdvig
I read that SL has native support for WMV. ...

I read that SL has native support for WMV.

Just associate the file extension with QT X.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 2nd, 2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By lewdvig
Clone my work HDD to a Boot Camp Partition?

Despite being exceptionally good at my job (selling enterprise software across Canada), the company I work for insists on giving me old low-end windows notebooks.

Its hard on my back to have to...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 2nd, 2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By lewdvig
The refurb is your best bet: you get iLife09 and...

The refurb is your best bet: you get iLife09 and Snow Leopard. The one year battery is good too.

Most of the Craigslist and Kijiji Apples are scammers.

I also hit Futureshop and Best Buy for...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 29th, 2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By lewdvig
already posted here a couple of days ago - but...

already posted here a couple of days ago - but thanks anyway.

https://www.ehmac.ca/anything-mac/79162-when-can-we-expect-see-new-13-a.html#post861338

:clap:

$1199 with the snazzy screen and 7...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 29th, 2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By lewdvig
I think the printer/express/adobe deal at FS is...

I think the printer/express/adobe deal at FS is just as good.

You get a virginal MBP and some nice free stuff.
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 28th, 2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,061
Posted By lewdvig
awesome - talk about a RAM disk!!!!

awesome - talk about a RAM disk!!!!
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 27th, 2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,423
Posted By lewdvig
I have the FS PSE 6 and Snowie on its way. ...

I have the FS PSE 6 and Snowie on its way.

I'll report back when I test it all out.

I only use the editing features in PSE. The timeline organizer in PSE is nice - but I have really adpated...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 27th, 2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By lewdvig
It would be a lot worse if you were selling an...

It would be a lot worse if you were selling an Acer, trust me.

Your best option - find someone to trade with who has what you want, or use the heck out of that MBP and get your money's worth.
...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 26th, 2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,807
Posted By lewdvig
Yeah, I prefer FS and BB becaus eof the no...

Yeah, I prefer FS and BB becaus eof the no questions asked part.

Right now I have an MBA and the battery life of 3-3.5 hours is kind of disappointing (especially when a stupid Acer 1810t gets 8...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 25th, 2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,423
Posted By lewdvig
Adobe likes to break compatibility to push new...

Adobe likes to break compatibility to push new sales. My XP versions of Elements did not work in Vista - that actually prompted me to switch back to Mac 100%. :cool:

iPhoto is better and it also...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 25th, 2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,828
Posted By lewdvig
I have gone through a couple of Macbooks and the...

I have gone through a couple of Macbooks and the only issue I ever had was the Core Duo first gen heat issue.

When that refurb 13" Pro hits the Apple.ca site you better jump all over it.
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