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Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By martyp
I run AutoCAD LT 2015 (for Mac) and the full...

I run AutoCAD LT 2015 (for Mac) and the full Adobe CC suite along with other graphic/photography apps.

The GT750M w/2Gb VRAM isn't actually all that great. It worked fine on my old 30" Dell...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By martyp
I personally wouldn't replace the power supply in...

I personally wouldn't replace the power supply in your machine.

The Mac Pro power supplies are 1000W+, they are actually over-rated by a good margin. Your MP will probably only draw about 550W...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-27-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,201
Posted By martyp
I wonder if the firmware update for the drive has...

I wonder if the firmware update for the drive has rendered it unreadable by either OS.

Did it begin to upgrade the firmware and it stopped (or you cancelled it) or point blank refuse to update?
...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By martyp
Unfortunately, the only method of outputting 5.1...

Unfortunately, the only method of outputting 5.1 surround sound on a Mac is using the Optical/TOSLINK connection.

If you have a Mac Pro there is the standard optical connection at the rear, all...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By martyp
Try using iMazing, I managed to sync my iTunes...

Try using iMazing, I managed to sync my iTunes music library off my iPad after a failed/incomplete Time Machine backup.

I did have to purchase the app but it was certainly well worth it!

Link...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-12-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By martyp
Woke the MBP from standby this evening and...

Woke the MBP from standby this evening and monitor is recognised properly, all five scaling options available and it is running at 60Hz perfectly?!

Now my Lacie 2big drive connected via...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-11-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By martyp
Late 2013 15" MBP and 4K Monitor - Strange Issues

Hello all,

I have just upgraded from a 30" Dell monitor to an NEC PA322UHD monitor which can run 4K resolutions at 60Hz.

I do have very random issues with OS X 10.1 when it comes to the panel...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-21-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 895
Posted By martyp
HDMI Input to new iMac 5K

Hello all,

After lusting at the iMac 5K retina I have pulled the trigger on a custom order version with the 4GHz i7, 16Gb RAM and 512Gb SSD.

My current setup is a MacBook Pro 15" w/Retina 2014...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By martyp
Probably the easiest way to do it to be honest,...

Probably the easiest way to do it to be honest, really isn't it!

At least that way I can guarantee a 'clean' join which in CorelDRAW the way I'm doing it isn't always the case...

I think I...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By martyp
I installed a trial version of InDesign CS5.5...

I installed a trial version of InDesign CS5.5 from a trial DVD I ordered from Adobe some time ago, after watching a 30 minute video on-line I am actually up-to-speed as far as I actually need to be -...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By martyp
Hi David, Thanks for your reply. The actual...

Hi David,

Thanks for your reply. The actual document is no more than 8 pages generally, and is very, very simple. CorelDRAW is used as it is was available and done the job nice and quickly -...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-31-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By martyp
Looking for a CorelDRAW replacement

Hello,

I am currently running VMWare fusion to run two windows-only applications, one of them being CorelDRAW.

This is used to put together a little document containing photographs, tables and...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-03-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By martyp
Just signed up to this myself, what an absolute...

Just signed up to this myself, what an absolute bargain. I don't do photography personally anymore but I do use Photoshop for work - in a very simplistic sense so I will get use out of that.

I...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-03-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By martyp
Nice lens, more than wide enough on FF. Can't...

Nice lens, more than wide enough on FF. Can't beat these old skool lenses!! :)

On my D3s I used the Nikkor N 24-70 f/2.8 and just focused to 1/3 of the way into the frame/scene and shot at f/11...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-03-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 971
Posted By martyp
VMWare Fusion 6 - Back Button Not Working Properly?

Hello,

So, I switched back to the Mac and as I need some Windows only apps for work I upgraded my VMWare Fusion from 5 to 6 to take advantage of the new MBP and Win 8.1.

It's all running...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 02-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By martyp
Agreed, save a little money and get the better i7...

Agreed, save a little money and get the better i7 chip.

I usually have my MBP connected to my Dell U3014 monitor however, last night I spilt coffee over my apple BT keyboard and thats acting up. ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By martyp
Well, picked up the MBP from the Apple Store...

Well, picked up the MBP from the Apple Store today, very nice!!

Just copied all my stuff over and disconnected the PC to put this baby in its new home. I do have a problem however, I have...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By martyp
Hi Nick, Really appreciate your help on the...

Hi Nick,

Really appreciate your help on the audio input side, +rep!

I'll give the store a call tomorrow, if they have one in stock I'll go through, if not I'll purchase online but still ask for...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By martyp
Hi Nick, Thanks for your reply. The...

Hi Nick,

Thanks for your reply.

The problem is I will be using the headphone/line-out jack to send audio to either my headphones or amp so can not use this port simultaneously with the line-in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By martyp
Excellent, thanks RavingMac. Just hope there is...

Excellent, thanks RavingMac. Just hope there is an easy answer for no. 2!

I think I'll give my local Apple store a call tomorrow to see if they have one in-stock, can ask them when I'm there...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By martyp
MacBook Pro (Latest Model) - Pre-Purchase Questions

Hello,

I am looking to finally get shot of my Dell XPS and come back to the stress-free Apple life! :Cool:

I'm pretty much ready to pull the trigger on a MBP 15" Retina w/2.3GHz i7 (top...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-24-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By martyp
No x64 benchmarks yet but the new 3GHz 8-core Mac...

No x64 benchmarks yet but the new 3GHz 8-core Mac Pro is equal with the 2010 12 core 2.6GHz Mac Pro and is still beaten by the 2010 and 2012 12 core Mac Pro's running at 3GHz.

Link to GeekBench...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By martyp
Anyway, I used to use Photoshop CS3 (v.10) at...

Anyway, I used to use Photoshop CS3 (v.10) at work and had the exact same issue when trying to activate it after an OS upgrade. I called up Adobe, gave them the activation code and stated that I was...
Forum: Apple TV 08-11-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By martyp
The PC is set to never sleep, only the monitor...

The PC is set to never sleep, only the monitor will switch off after 1hour.

However, after doing some searching, I found a huge thread on the Apple Discussion Forums where several people are...
Forum: Apple TV 08-11-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By martyp
Apple TV - iTunes Sharing Issue

Hi everyone,

Having some teething problems with my Apple TV (2nd Gen) using home sharing from the PC hosting the iTunes library.

Its been sitting unused for quite sometime, however, it has now...
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