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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-06-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,076
Posted By allan_vancouver
Thumbs down Tried the new Airport Extreme but had to return it

I was using a D-Link DIR-655 Extreme N router that is 2.4ghz only (but supports N), and it was working very well. But, I wanted to control audio equipment from my iPad (accessing my iMac or using...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-16-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,699
Posted By allan_vancouver
BlueTooth.

BlueTooth.
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-15-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,231
Posted By allan_vancouver
The STM carrying case will probably fit very well

I checked the dimensions of the STM per the link, and compared them to my iPad inside its Apple Case. The Apple+case dimensions are about 10" x 7.5" (sorry, I didn't have a ruler handy, but used a...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-15-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,231
Posted By allan_vancouver
Apple iPad Case -- very satisfied

Apple iPad cases for our two iPads arrived Tuesday. My wife and I are VERY pleased with the Apple iPad case. The "case" is more like a very lightweight protective sleeve with a wrap-around "book...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-12-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,699
Posted By allan_vancouver
I can understand not being able to tether a Mac...

I can understand not being able to tether a Mac or PC to an iPad with 3G because of the plans being created with AT&T, etc., however I was curious about tethering an iPad to an existing mobile phone...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-12-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,363
Posted By allan_vancouver
Cloth for cleaning iPad screen

Careful with the water, or other cleaners. I bought a package of micro-fibre cloths and they clean the screen very well dry. I also bought a small aerosol sprayer of alcohol, but found elswhere...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-12-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By allan_vancouver
Me too: 1 week with 2 iPads (mine and my wife's)

I posted some feedback in another forum:
Trying out my iPad at work .... surprised myself - Apple iPad Forum...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-12-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,677
Posted By allan_vancouver
Apple BlueTooth keyboard works on iPad

I have used my Apple BT keyboard (the new one that came with my iMac 27" last November), on the iPad and it works. There are two (minor?) issues:

1) The iPad needs a stand or case, whether you use...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-25-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,084
Posted By allan_vancouver
Thanks for the idea. I just tried the flat,...

Thanks for the idea. I just tried the flat, non-glossy side of a sheet of photo paper, about the same weight as you suggest, and the reduction in friction is similar to my plastic sheet setup. I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-23-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,947
Posted By allan_vancouver
See my other post and pictures about how I...

See my other post and pictures about how I overcame most of the problem.

http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/other-hardware-peripherals/179650-magic-mouse.html
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-23-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,084
Posted By allan_vancouver
With further experimentation, I now have my Magic...

With further experimentation, I now have my Magic Mouse performing better .

First, I created a smooth, reasonably hard surface. I purchased a plastic sheet used to protect counter tops from knife...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-22-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,084
Posted By allan_vancouver
Thanks to cwa107 with the pointer to MouseZoom...

Thanks to cwa107 with the pointer to MouseZoom 2.2

It makes the Apple Magic Mouse somewhat better, but does not quite do it for me, per my other post -...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-18-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,947
Posted By allan_vancouver
Unhappy Magic Mouse - high friction

I'm having a (minor?) problem with the bluetooth Magic Mouse on my iMac i7, and wonder if anyone else has the same experience.

I find that the two strips of plastic that the mouse slides on create...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-18-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,943
Posted By allan_vancouver
I'm a fairly new Mac user -- about 3 months. ...

I'm a fairly new Mac user -- about 3 months. When I first received my iMac 27" i7 Quad, the magic mouse was slow so I updated the settings.

However I discovered I had to stop using my mouse pad...
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