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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-14-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,470
Posted By Rip Vega
Thanks you

I'll give that a try, but from the description it doesn't look like it keeps a track of broadband availability.

Want I'd really like is to be able to provide BT with a graph that shows when my...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-14-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,470
Posted By Rip Vega
App to log broadband uptime

I have an intermittent broadband connection problem and I would like to log the uptime to demonstrate to my provider.

Is there a Mac app that will do this?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,959
Posted By Rip Vega
Parallels and VF Fusion both run inside the Mac...

Parallels and VF Fusion both run inside the Mac OS which means you can run Parallels, VM Fusion and Mac OS X apps at the same time.

Bootcamp runs from a seperate partition on your Mac HD and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-06-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,702
Posted By Rip Vega
I don't specifically know the answer to your...

I don't specifically know the answer to your question, however, I have been using BetterTouchTool (http://boastr.net/) for some time now, and if gestures is your thing, it's definitely worth a look -...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-05-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,728
Posted By Rip Vega
Sharing an iTunes library with USB drive attached to Time Capsule

I wasn't too sure which forum to post this in as it probably covers a couple, so Mods, please feel free to move it.

Currently, I have a 27" iMac, a MBP and a MBA 11".

I have a USB passport...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-22-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,419
Posted By Rip Vega
Macbook Air: Parallels or VMFusion

I've just ordered myself an 11", 1.6Ghz, 128Gb Flash, 4Gb RAM MBA.

I need to run Windows 7 on it for a couple of Windows only programs.

I have unused licences for both Parallels and VMFusion...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-14-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By Rip Vega
I think if I was that paranoid I would be turning...

I think if I was that paranoid I would be turning off WiFi and disconnecting my network cable!

All of the advice above is sound. Since switching to Mac I am far more relaxed and enjoying having a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-09-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,183
Posted By Rip Vega
The best solution is to use Xmarks to sync...

The best solution is to use Xmarks to sync bookmarks across browsers.

I use Firefox, but on the rare ocaissions I need to use Safari, I know that my bookmarks are the same. It also reults in...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-03-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Rip Vega
Thanks. I have a Cinema display already but...

Thanks.

I have a Cinema display already but it's a bit on the large side to go alongside a 27 iMac - never mind having 2 of them.

I've set up my MBP with the Cinema display and a 18" widescreen...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-03-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Rip Vega
No budget really - though I'll not be springing...

No budget really - though I'll not be springing for custom made!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-03-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Rip Vega
Desperately seeking a Maclike display

My 27" iMac will be arriving soon and I intend to set it up with an additional display either side.

What I'm looking for is a display that has a similar look and colour to the iMac display:...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-05-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By Rip Vega
Thanks, but it's firewire rather than network. ...

Thanks, but it's firewire rather than network.

I had looked at OWC earlier but couldn't find anything suitable. They do seem to make nice kit though.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-05-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By Rip Vega
Thanks Boybland. I had considered that and it is...

Thanks Boybland. I had considered that and it is overkill.

I would also like at least 2Tb of capacity.

Here in the UK the Time Capsule is an annoyingly low £388!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-04-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By Rip Vega
Time Capsule is to cheap...

...and I need a more expensive alternative.

An odd statement I know, but I have a grant for equipment. However, the minimum cost of any single item must be 400 (circa $600).

So, I need to find...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-22-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Rip Vega
Brilliant! Thanks for all the great...

Brilliant!

Thanks for all the great responses.

I appreciate it.
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-22-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Rip Vega
That was a quick response! The migration...

That was a quick response!

The migration option, as you suggest will only migrate data though, won't it?

I recently upgraded the HD on my MBP and copied the existing HD to the new one using...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-22-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Rip Vega
iMminennnt arrival of iMac - a couple of questions

My 27" iMac is due to arrive and I have a couple of questions I'd appreciate some help with.

I have a 2009 MBP and would like to 'clone' that to the iMac, so that upon switching on the iMac I can...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-06-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,465
Posted By Rip Vega
There certainly is. The only way I know is...

There certainly is.

The only way I know is to install PathFinder (http://www.cocoatech.com/) (Finder replacement), which has an option to remove Finder from the dock.

So, I'm pretty sure it can...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-26-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 977
Posted By Rip Vega
Using Photobooth with Cinema Display camera

I went to use Photobooth today and can't find how to switch the camera from my MBP to the iSight in my Cinema Display.

There doesn't seem to be a preferences option for Photobooth.

Any ideas?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By Rip Vega
Thanks for the headsup on this. I just...

Thanks for the headsup on this.

I just downloaded it and it is excellent.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,622
Posted By Rip Vega
Here's a link that may help...

Here's a link that may help (http://lifehacker.com/215764/hack-attack-make-your-macs-speech-recognition-work-for-you), along with a video demo.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Rip Vega
Will a 250Gb drive be enough to create a...

Will a 250Gb drive be enough to create a SuperDuper bootable image for my Mac which has 160Gb of used hard drive?

It seems that the SUperDuper created image is larger than the drive it's copying....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-01-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Rip Vega
Thanks for the help, it's appreciated. I'm...

Thanks for the help, it's appreciated.

I'm guessing that I have to use a USB drive as I won't be able to boot from a network drive. Is that correct?

Is there anyway I can use Time Machine to do...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-23-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Rip Vega
Updating to Snow Leopard - Safely

Being a Mac convert of some 10 months standing, I still have concerns about OS upgrades from bad Windows experiencing.

Before I upgrade my unibody MBP to Snow Leopard, I thought I'd take a disc...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-18-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,949
Posted By Rip Vega
Thanks for the reply. I guess I wasn't that clear...

Thanks for the reply. I guess I wasn't that clear with my explanation.

All i really need is to be able to say 'display everything here' and choose any of the 3 screens, with the other 2 going...
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