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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-21-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By martyp
HDMI Input to new iMac 5K

Hello all,

After lusting at the iMac 5K retina I have pulled the trigger on a custom order version with the 4GHz i7, 16Gb RAM and 512Gb SSD.

My current setup is a MacBook Pro 15" w/Retina 2014...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By martyp
Probably the easiest way to do it to be honest,...

Probably the easiest way to do it to be honest, really isn't it!

At least that way I can guarantee a 'clean' join which in CorelDRAW the way I'm doing it isn't always the case...

I think I...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By martyp
I installed a trial version of InDesign CS5.5...

I installed a trial version of InDesign CS5.5 from a trial DVD I ordered from Adobe some time ago, after watching a 30 minute video on-line I am actually up-to-speed as far as I actually need to be -...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By martyp
Hi David, Thanks for your reply. The actual...

Hi David,

Thanks for your reply. The actual document is no more than 8 pages generally, and is very, very simple. CorelDRAW is used as it is was available and done the job nice and quickly -...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By martyp
Looking for a CorelDRAW replacement

Hello,

I am currently running VMWare fusion to run two windows-only applications, one of them being CorelDRAW.

This is used to put together a little document containing photographs, tables and...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-03-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By martyp
Just signed up to this myself, what an absolute...

Just signed up to this myself, what an absolute bargain. I don't do photography personally anymore but I do use Photoshop for work - in a very simplistic sense so I will get use out of that.

I...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-03-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By martyp
Nice lens, more than wide enough on FF. Can't...

Nice lens, more than wide enough on FF. Can't beat these old skool lenses!! :)

On my D3s I used the Nikkor N 24-70 f/2.8 and just focused to 1/3 of the way into the frame/scene and shot at f/11...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-03-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 930
Posted By martyp
VMWare Fusion 6 - Back Button Not Working Properly?

Hello,

So, I switched back to the Mac and as I need some Windows only apps for work I upgraded my VMWare Fusion from 5 to 6 to take advantage of the new MBP and Win 8.1.

It's all running...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 02-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By martyp
Agreed, save a little money and get the better i7...

Agreed, save a little money and get the better i7 chip.

I usually have my MBP connected to my Dell U3014 monitor however, last night I spilt coffee over my apple BT keyboard and thats acting up. ...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 372,640
Posted By martyp
Back in the Mac camp, hopefully longer than the...

Back in the Mac camp, hopefully longer than the last time. I've had an '08 Mac Pro, '09 MacBook Pro, PC for a while and a '12 27" i7 iMac

I was very tempted with the Mac Pro although learnt my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By martyp
Well, picked up the MBP from the Apple Store...

Well, picked up the MBP from the Apple Store today, very nice!!

Just copied all my stuff over and disconnected the PC to put this baby in its new home. I do have a problem however, I have...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By martyp
Hi Nick, Really appreciate your help on the...

Hi Nick,

Really appreciate your help on the audio input side, +rep!

I'll give the store a call tomorrow, if they have one in stock I'll go through, if not I'll purchase online but still ask for...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By martyp
Hi Nick, Thanks for your reply. The...

Hi Nick,

Thanks for your reply.

The problem is I will be using the headphone/line-out jack to send audio to either my headphones or amp so can not use this port simultaneously with the line-in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By martyp
Excellent, thanks RavingMac. Just hope there is...

Excellent, thanks RavingMac. Just hope there is an easy answer for no. 2!

I think I'll give my local Apple store a call tomorrow to see if they have one in-stock, can ask them when I'm there...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By martyp
MacBook Pro (Latest Model) - Pre-Purchase Questions

Hello,

I am looking to finally get shot of my Dell XPS and come back to the stress-free Apple life! :Cool:

I'm pretty much ready to pull the trigger on a MBP 15" Retina w/2.3GHz i7 (top...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-24-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By martyp
No x64 benchmarks yet but the new 3GHz 8-core Mac...

No x64 benchmarks yet but the new 3GHz 8-core Mac Pro is equal with the 2010 12 core 2.6GHz Mac Pro and is still beaten by the 2010 and 2012 12 core Mac Pro's running at 3GHz.

Link to GeekBench...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By martyp
Anyway, I used to use Photoshop CS3 (v.10) at...

Anyway, I used to use Photoshop CS3 (v.10) at work and had the exact same issue when trying to activate it after an OS upgrade. I called up Adobe, gave them the activation code and stated that I was...
Forum: Apple TV 08-11-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By martyp
The PC is set to never sleep, only the monitor...

The PC is set to never sleep, only the monitor will switch off after 1hour.

However, after doing some searching, I found a huge thread on the Apple Discussion Forums where several people are...
Forum: Apple TV 08-11-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By martyp
Apple TV - iTunes Sharing Issue

Hi everyone,

Having some teething problems with my Apple TV (2nd Gen) using home sharing from the PC hosting the iTunes library.

Its been sitting unused for quite sometime, however, it has now...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-10-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,045
Posted By martyp
I must say that my current iMac is more than...

I must say that my current iMac is more than powerful enough for my most demanding need (doing 2D CAD using AutoCAD 2012 in VMWare Fusion on Win8) but this new Mac Pro looks absolutely incredible!
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-25-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By martyp
Welcome to MF's and congrat's on getting the Mac...

Welcome to MF's and congrat's on getting the Mac Mini

I too watched that movie and absolutely love those old Computer Chronicle shows on YouTube! Vintage computing has always been an interest of...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-11-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By martyp
D'oh! Looks like I'll get the Hybrid and run it...

D'oh! Looks like I'll get the Hybrid and run it through the S-Video port then...

Thanks for confirming as there is conflicting views on this on the net.
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-11-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By martyp
HDMI In on iMac - Possible?

Hello,

Been a while since I've been on here (had a 2 year break from Mac's with a Dell workstation as my old MBP was slowly killing me with poor performance and fan noise)...

So I was going to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-27-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,689
Posted By martyp
I've had mine cooking up to 104˚C just watching a...

I've had mine cooking up to 104˚C just watching a flash video - I hate flash but as that is all that is used on Kelby Training and YouTube I have no choice but to use it.

I use SMC fan control...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-27-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,165
Posted By martyp
Had the same issue when I bought my MBP. ...

Had the same issue when I bought my MBP.

After making sure you can calibrate the glossy screen I went for it. Even though I always used matte LCD screens previously.

Two reasons, I prefer the...
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