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Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By BulletproofBob
There isn't much you can mess up configuring LMI,...

There isn't much you can mess up configuring LMI, in fact it configures everything itself. I also have been using LMI for 6+ years on over 100 machines. The machines were side by side and it was...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By BulletproofBob
I've tried everything and remotely connecting to...

I've tried everything and remotely connecting to a mac machine from windows is slow no matter what I use. LogMeIn and various VNC clients. On local 1GBit LAN, it's like working over 2400 baud...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-05-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By BulletproofBob
I don't have MRA on my lion install.

I don't have MRA on my lion install.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-05-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By BulletproofBob
Why is remote access so slow?

I am at a loss here, I have tried all sorts of methods of remotely connecting to mac machines from Windows and everything is insanely slow.

I have tried built in VNC server with many different...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By BulletproofBob
I tried TightVNC/RealVNC against the...

I tried TightVNC/RealVNC against the "ScreenSharing" option. It is really slow on a local 1gbit connection. TightVNC is unusable, RealVNC is very flaky but partially usable, but still slow.

Is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By BulletproofBob
Remote Access to MacOS

I am thinking about picking up a Mac Mini for iPhone development. I am a Windows user, but I would like to be able to access the computer without having to put a monitor/kb & mouse on to it. What...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-08-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,161
Posted By BulletproofBob
I've tested many SSD drives, and at least 50% of...

I've tested many SSD drives, and at least 50% of them are not much faster than a traditional spindle drive. I will not use anything less than 10K RPM Raptor drives but also use SSD. I only used the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-08-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,161
Posted By BulletproofBob
Thanks, I was afraid that was the case (hence why...

Thanks, I was afraid that was the case (hence why they did it).
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-07-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,161
Posted By BulletproofBob
I read exactly that somewhere, I was wondering if...

I read exactly that somewhere, I was wondering if there is anyway around it or is it pretty much how it is. I suspect since there is firmware you have no other options.

Is the Mac Pro the same...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-07-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,161
Posted By BulletproofBob
upgrade iMac hard disk

Is there anyway to replace the hard disk in the new iMac's with your own? I would like to use my own SSD drives rather than the 256GB SSD option. I suspect it is a slow drive compared to an Intel...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-15-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,691
Posted By BulletproofBob
I picked up a 21.5" but I regret not getting the...

I picked up a 21.5" but I regret not getting the 27" and considering sending it back. I originally was going to get a mini as I just want to get used to the OS and see if I want to switch but if I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-15-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,691
Posted By BulletproofBob
iMac 27" same screen as 27" Cinema Display?

Is the iMac 27" Quad Core machine running the same exact display as the 27" Cinema display bought separately, or is it a scaled back version of it?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-13-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By BulletproofBob
I've been using this for a little while now, and...

I've been using this for a little while now, and the Razer Salamander mouse works fairly well, but it really isn't as smooth as when I ran it on my Windows 7 box. The Magic mouse is completely...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-13-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By BulletproofBob
iMac 27" same as Cinema Display?

Does the iMac 27" have the same display as the Cinema 27" if you buy it separately for $999? Or is it a gimped version of the display?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-10-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By BulletproofBob
I plugged in my older Razer Salamander Mouse (I...

I plugged in my older Razer Salamander Mouse (I think it is actually 1800 DPI, not 3800 DPI, my new one is 4000 on my PC).

Amazing the difference, I had MouseZoom set to 10 (from Apple's max of...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-10-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By BulletproofBob
I'll try my old Razer mouse and see if it works,...

I'll try my old Razer mouse and see if it works, it was like 3800 DPI so should be similar to what I am using now. I will miss the touch functionality, already love the horizontal scrolling but it...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-09-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By BulletproofBob
iMac included mouse SLOOOOOOWWW

I just bought an iMac w/ the magic mouse and even with tracking maxed out it is painfully slow to use. I feel like I am making 6 laps on the mouse pad to get anywhere, and it is extremely...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
Well I just came back from the apple store with...

Well I just came back from the apple store with an iMac.
I talked them down something like $350 so I just went that route. The display actually looks better than my $600 HP monitor. Still not sure...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
I understand about the bargin price. I am not...

I understand about the bargin price. I am not expecting a Mac Pro, I was really just wondering what is really different. I don't need the monitor as I have a really high end IPS monitor as my main...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
How would a mac mini (w/ 8GB ram, raptor X 10K...

How would a mac mini (w/ 8GB ram, raptor X 10K RPM drive) compare to an iMac? Are the iMac's a whole lot faster reguardless, or will the mac mini give me a good experience?

I am a heavy demanding...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
Thanks everyone, great help. I am probably...

Thanks everyone, great help.

I am probably going to pick up a mac mini tonight, and order 2x4GB ram sticks for tomorrow from one of my distributors.

One thing I didn't get answered, is the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
So provided I swap out the disk physically,...

So provided I swap out the disk physically, reinstalling the OS the new disk is pretty trivial?

If I put in 8GB ram & Raptor X 300G disk, would I have a pretty good performing machine or would it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
I can throw a Raptor X in it as I have some 2.5"...

I can throw a Raptor X in it as I have some 2.5" 300G ones around. Provided the install of the OS isn't difficult, I would likely go that route.

Does it come with install media or can you at...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
Does the mac mini take standard hard disks or...

Does the mac mini take standard hard disks or only 2.5"
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-09-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By BulletproofBob
Sorry about that Nick, I would purchase one...

Sorry about that Nick,

I would purchase one new.
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