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Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-02-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,191
Posted By sprite
I'm curious what screen brightness compromises...

I'm curious what screen brightness compromises people make for battery.

I used to use a Samsung laptop for classes. I'd dim the screen to its absolute lowest, it was barely visible, but I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-02-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By sprite
Don't get another 15" as a machine to carry...

Don't get another 15" as a machine to carry around with you, my advice. Or else, why bother getting another machine at all, you might as well take your 15" with you and save some cash? :)

Also is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-01-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,100
Posted By sprite
Hiya :) I've recently had to make this decision...

Hiya :) I've recently had to make this decision myself, too.

I went to the Apple store and took one look at the machines side by side and knew I had to have the Macbook Pro instead. It's the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-01-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By sprite
Sims 3 is out for the Mac too :) Saw it in the...

Sims 3 is out for the Mac too :) Saw it in the Apple store.

The 13" seems quite capable for gaming as well, I've only tested it with WoW mind, but it was good enough for my needs. (i.e. just...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-28-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By sprite
I suppose I was just asking if it's too good to...

I suppose I was just asking if it's too good to be true, the price! That there might be some hidden catch for someone who's laptop didn't come with Leopard pre-installed and that they upgraded to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By sprite
When Snow Leopard arrives..

Just wondering about the best thing to do, really.

I've got a brand new iMac, I bought it after the specified June date, meaning I'll get the upgrade for the price of P&P - I'm a bit worried about...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,071
Posted By sprite
You're not alone. I'm a very fast touch typist...

You're not alone. I'm a very fast touch typist and I do actually love my mini iMac keyboard to bits. I don't often use the numpad so I suppose I'm one of those people that it just suits down to a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-25-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,297
Posted By sprite
I bought my new iMac at the weekend and by the...

I bought my new iMac at the weekend and by the second day I was already thinking about how and when I might be able to afford a 13" MacBook Pro to take to classes... /blush

Ok for most people that...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-24-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,173
Posted By sprite
Reading between the lines here I have to wonder...

Reading between the lines here I have to wonder how many Netbook owners were "satisfied" in this survey. I can't imagine many get excited about a netbook purchase as such; maybe for those where they...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-24-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,723
Posted By sprite
AMD chips, in the past at least, always had a...

AMD chips, in the past at least, always had a tendency to overheat more dangerously than Intel ones. (I used to work in a computer store). We'd get AMD computers in where the chip had actually...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-23-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By sprite
The screen thing bugged me at first. It just...

The screen thing bugged me at first. It just felt more "natural" or comfortable, I'm not sure, to have my window filling the entire screen, even if it didn't need to.

But I love it now. For...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-23-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,764
Posted By sprite
Oh haha, that will teach me :)

Oh haha, that will teach me :)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-23-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,764
Posted By sprite
What puzzles me is why you're looking at a laptop...

What puzzles me is why you're looking at a laptop and a desktop system. Do you have any need for the portability?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-22-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By sprite
Oh great. It's only been two days and already I...

Oh great. It's only been two days and already I want to swap my Samsung Q45 (12") laptop that I take to university for my classes to something with a Mac flavour. D'oh! The new MBPs with the long...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-22-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,155
Posted By sprite
WoW should be fine. But don't let one single...

WoW should be fine. But don't let one single game decide your computer purchases for you forever or you'll end up regretting it later down the line. :) Especially with WoW in the state it is now...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-22-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By sprite
Thanks for that :) Oooh, I'm loving this...

Thanks for that :)

Oooh, I'm loving this wake up schedule feature. I put my iMac to sleep at night and it's programmed to wake up at 6.45am each day with me, so everything is ready to go when I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-21-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By sprite
I like the sound of switcher backer :) I'm...

I like the sound of switcher backer :)

I'm at university at the moment with my iMac.. but I have two weeks' holiday coming up, is it wrong that I don't want to go away because I want to stay and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-21-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By sprite
Update: The shopping centre called and my wallet...

Update: The shopping centre called and my wallet had been handed in - hooray! :)

Still, cancelled all the cards etc but at least I don't have to get new copies of some things that cost money!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-21-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By sprite
A Re-Switcher

Is that even a word? I'm not sure.

Back when I first registered on this site it was about September 2007 and I had just bought myself a shiny new Macbook Pro on Tiger. My brother had an iBook...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-26-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By sprite
Hehe ok Neo Office it is - but any word on Roxio...

Hehe ok Neo Office it is - but any word on Roxio Toast? :)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-25-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By sprite
Various Apps and Multiple Macs

Hey all,

Firstly a disclaimer: if anything I speak of actually goes against the copyright of any of the packages I mention it's only through sheer ignorance, I want to do things by the book!

In...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-12-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By sprite
Oh definitely, it's just that I'm in a bit of a...

Oh definitely, it's just that I'm in a bit of a better position than most people who start uni (ie. straight from school) as I've been saving for three years, so money won't ever stop me going out...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By sprite
Thanks for the tips guys :) Yeah it was the Back...

Thanks for the tips guys :) Yeah it was the Back to my Mac stuff that was appealing, plus the whole.. Mac fever, you know how that can be ^^. PC is all bought and paid for, it's just a worry as to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By sprite
Because, when it does come to playing WoW, I'm a...

Because, when it does come to playing WoW, I'm a bit uneasy about doing it on the MBP for extended periods because of the heat. I know, they can 'handle' it, but I don't want to abuse the thing.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By sprite
Two Macs!

Hey peeps :) Been the proud owner of an MBP for a few months now and I love it. I have a slight dilemma though; I'm off to university in September and I'm not sure how to do things, computer wise....
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