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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 05-19-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,864
Posted By BasilFawlty
Hi, I have pretty much the same iMac & specs as...

Hi, I have pretty much the same iMac & specs as ErikJS, and was thinking of installing W7, I just had a couple of questions:

1. I know why it is better to install 64bit W7, but some of the games I...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 09-02-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,981
Posted By BasilFawlty
Arrow I have been using Decibel for a month or so and...

I have been using Decibel for a month or so and it's great for playing FLAC from my iMac. I have an Apple TV 2, and use a program called AirFoil to stream music from Decibel to my Hi-Fi system (I...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-17-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By BasilFawlty
Thanks doug & razoredge, that's answered all of...

Thanks doug & razoredge, that's answered all of my questions. I will have a think about Gb size, but the streaming is a nice touch, so it looks as though I will go for it :D
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-17-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By BasilFawlty
Question Some General iPad questions

Hi,

I am thinking of buying an iPad, but there are a couple of tings that I would lke to know.

1. How is the iPad 2 for typing? I know that there is a touch keyboard, and I don't intend to...
Forum: Apple TV 07-31-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,411
Posted By BasilFawlty
Arrow Thanks baggss, so I can connect ATV to TV via...

Thanks baggss, so I can connect ATV to TV via HDMI and to Hi-Fi via DAC with toslink and stream either music or movies? I don't have a home theatre system, so want to play iTunes music via Hi-Fi, and...
Forum: Apple TV 07-30-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,411
Posted By BasilFawlty
Hi, I have a question related to a previous post...

Hi, I have a question related to a previous post I made about Airport Express. Would the Apple TV work as an alternative to AE for streaming music. I have a DAC which has a toslink input, and would...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-29-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By BasilFawlty
Arrow Thanks, I was intending to go back to my old ISP,...

Thanks, I was intending to go back to my old ISP, so would have connection :Smirk:

I just had another thought about this, which is; would an Apple TV unit not do the same thing, but also give you...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-29-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By BasilFawlty
Thanks EvenStranger and osxx :D Anybody have...

Thanks EvenStranger and osxx :D

Anybody have any ideas about 2nd part of question re AE as router + streamer?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 07-29-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By BasilFawlty
Question Newbie question about Airport Express

Hi, I have a fairly basic question. As a Mac newbie I'm a bit puzzled about Airport Express and what it actually does?

I currently have BT home hub wireless router, and my iMac, 2 PC laptops & PS3...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 05-21-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,981
Posted By BasilFawlty
Arrow Oh no! I'm an audio nerd :P I don't totally...

Oh no! I'm an audio nerd :P

I don't totally agree with this, I know a lot of people who use FLAC, but then they do all have nice quality systems. Lots of people who love classical music use it...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 05-19-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,508
Posted By BasilFawlty
In my opinion this will depend on the quality of...

In my opinion this will depend on the quality of your audio equipment. If you have a quality seperates system, it may be worth converting to FLAC (although iTunes doesn't support FLAC). I can...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-18-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,977
Posted By BasilFawlty
I agree with Razormac about that guitar. It will...

I agree with Razormac about that guitar. It will be basic quality, will sound dull, and you will end up being put off by it. I would go for a reasonable second hand guitar, even then, you might need...
Forum: Movies and Video 05-18-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,619
Posted By BasilFawlty
If it's just ripping you need then the old...

If it's just ripping you need then the old version of MacTheRipper is still around, and is free. I think it's version 2.6.6. For conversion, I also use Handbrake with no quality issues.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 05-18-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,981
Posted By BasilFawlty
Arrow Yep. I second that Doug. What is the deal with...

Yep. I second that Doug. What is the deal with Apple and FLAC support? I guess that it's just their love of being proprietory, this time with ALAC. I have a Windows netbook running through a DAC into...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-18-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,653
Posted By BasilFawlty
I found the RAM at Crucial on-line. I just put...

I found the RAM at Crucial on-line. I just put the model of the iMac in and they tell you which RAM is right one. Was way cheaper than Apple RAM!! :D
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-18-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,274
Posted By BasilFawlty
I seem to be listening to Black Mountan all the...

I seem to be listening to Black Mountan all the time at the moment, also a CD called Steeple by Wolf People, which I like a lot :D
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-16-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,653
Posted By BasilFawlty
I'm in the UK, and am thinking of adding another...

I'm in the UK, and am thinking of adding another 8GB RAM to my new iMac myself. It's very hard to tell which RAM will work ok. Could anyone have a look at these and tell me if you think they are ok?...
Forum: Movies and Video 05-15-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By BasilFawlty
Arrow Hi, MKV files are usually high quality containers...

Hi, MKV files are usually high quality containers for h.264 video, usually used for making back-ups of Blu-Ray or HD video. I would guess that converting them to AVI (also a container) will reduce...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-15-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,271
Posted By BasilFawlty
Thumbs up Hi all, The iMac looks really cool Brian!...

Hi all,

The iMac looks really cool Brian! Congrats! ;D

I also ordered one of the new 27" iMacs last week, I went for this configuration:
3.4GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
8GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM...
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