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Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-27-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 47,748
Posted By Ryvyan
I'm not in high hopes that Apple would pay for...

I'm not in high hopes that Apple would pay for data recovery, but I'm pretty much peeved because I had hoped the quality of hard drive might be better overall with the Mac, but apparently loads of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-27-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 47,748
Posted By Ryvyan
Unhappy Hard drive failure... Need recovery!

My 6-month old MacBook displayed a flashing question mark folder two days ago when I was starting it up after a week away on holiday. Called up the Apple hotline, lady was not very helpful (insistent...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-30-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By Ryvyan
Thumbs down Delayed Back-to-School Rebate... :(

Not sure if this fits into this section of the forum but it does seem to be the best fit.

My MacBook was shipped on 26 July 2007 and I sent in the Back-to-School rebate form after the personalised...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 08-24-2007, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,964
Posted By Ryvyan
Oh wait, rephrase. Is there a way to both enable...

Oh wait, rephrase. Is there a way to both enable disk use and manually manage songs and playlists? I vaguely remember having both checked without one of them greyed out. Or am I just being dumb?

I...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 08-24-2007, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,964
Posted By Ryvyan
Unable to enable disk use on iPod

I'm using iPod Video, one of the first batches. I only switched recently from PC to Mac and even though the reformatting works and the music switch seamlessly between the computer, I'm unable to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-24-2007, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By Ryvyan
Personally, I just switched to Mac OS and it's...

Personally, I just switched to Mac OS and it's all very exciting for me right now. Maybe it's temporary (say 1 year), but I don't think I'll switch back even if SIMS 3 and future Firefox downloads...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-24-2007, 02:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,732
Posted By Ryvyan
Liverpool Football Club (or "soccer", ... American English!)

Tell Me Someone Watches Real Football Here!
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-24-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ryvyan
I finally signed up for Facebook recently after...

I finally signed up for Facebook recently after my friend tried persuading me for months, but I am too lazy to search for people, and I have uploaded only one photo. Have not added all the favourite...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-22-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,322
Posted By Ryvyan
I work in a PC-dominated environment, and I...

I work in a PC-dominated environment, and I brought my MacBook in one day. There was a snide remark about how dumb I am to buy "overpriced hardware" and that I'm a wannabe (WHICH IS ENTIRELY TRUE!...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-22-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Ryvyan
Unhappy I should never have gotten a MacBook *glum*

I bought one for school but all I want to do (and really do) is search the net for pretty widgets and icons (CandyBar), changing the desktop picture to fit the Icons-Of-The-Moment, watching videos,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-21-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By Ryvyan
Ooh I'd love to have a MacBook in crazy hot pink,...

Ooh I'd love to have a MacBook in crazy hot pink, but hey! Life is not perfect. And as above, it's still a beauty. White beauty, think Snow White. :D

I have boring colours for my electronics...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-10-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,287
Posted By Ryvyan
I only bought my MacBook less than 2 weeks ago,...

I only bought my MacBook less than 2 weeks ago, can I ask them for a free upgrade? Understand that there is some price protection thing if you purchase a Mac within 2 weeks of the price falling...?
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 07-26-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ryvyan
Buy a gift certificate or whatever you call them...

Buy a gift certificate or whatever you call them off the internet? I'm in Singapore and facing the same problem. Not sure if the gift certs work, but they should?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Ryvyan
I'm going to look in the local Apple store(s)...

I'm going to look in the local Apple store(s) tomorrow and check out the skin, i think they probably have them (because one of the retailers have the most useless iPod stuff even, haha). Going to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Ryvyan
Hey guys, Now I'm worried. I think I'm just...

Hey guys,

Now I'm worried. I think I'm just going to bring it in because I can't place my hand comfortably over the hottest area for more than a few seconds.

Gosh, I guess I'll just see this as...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 176,383
Posted By Ryvyan
Have you considered going for sleeves instead of...

Have you considered going for sleeves instead of bags? i read that it's safer if you keep your laptop in a sleeve inside another bag instead of lugging a laptop bag around because it makes you more...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Ryvyan
Also, there were a few times my computer came...

Also, there were a few times my computer came back from being asleep in the following manner:

me: mouse-click
*blank*
me: persuasive mouse-click + enter key
*blank*
me: ...
*white flicker...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Ryvyan
Question Thoughts on MacBook

I just received my MacBook today at 5.00pm! And my order was sent at 2350 and confirmed at 2358 last night... they did promise a delivery time promise of 24 hours if my order is confirmed before...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-18-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 64,520
Posted By Ryvyan
Say, the anti-theft software thingydum? Is it...

Say, the anti-theft software thingydum? Is it public or only shown to registered person?

Because it would be dangerous to leave those pictures around otherwise.


Just sayin'
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 07-18-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By Ryvyan
That "Album Artist" thingum only came out after I...

That "Album Artist" thingum only came out after I had organised a few thousands of my songs, including compilations. Or maybe I'm just slow in downloading updates from iTunes back then. :X

I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-18-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Ryvyan
visualpurple: Regarding using Microsoft Office on...

visualpurple: Regarding using Microsoft Office on a Mac, I am not too keen on using something that might still be buggy (especially with the outdated software on newer Macs). I must say here that I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-18-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,456
Posted By Ryvyan
As a soon-to-be proud MacBook owner, thanks for...

As a soon-to-be proud MacBook owner, thanks for all the links and tips you have provided in this post! I almost forgot about the Mahjong game you posted; my dad LOVES it but I have not gotten round...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-14-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Ryvyan
Hi visualpurple, is the exporting of documents...

Hi visualpurple, is the exporting of documents difficult or dangerous (i.e. loss of file)? What difference would it make to the average PC user who has to read my file? No difference? Or would extra...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-14-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,723
Posted By Ryvyan
I recently got into "Nodame Cantabile" because...

I recently got into "Nodame Cantabile" because the Japanese live-action drama was based on the manga. It was awesome at first, mainly because I love the drama, but it's starting to lose a bit of...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-14-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,916
Posted By Ryvyan
I have been waiting for one since around the time...

I have been waiting for one since around the time it was announced back then, but I can't get it because I'm in Singapore. Tentative release date in Asia: 2008, January (???)

Would keep my iPod...
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