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Search: Posts Made By: brairden
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-17-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,000
Posted By brairden
If you are working with large libraries or...

If you are working with large libraries or images, definitely.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-07-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By brairden
Is this under battery or with the power adapter...

Is this under battery or with the power adapter connected?
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-07-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By brairden
Just to let you know....if you are jailbroken...

Just to let you know....if you are jailbroken there is a cydia app that adds a "navigate here with tomtom" button to google maps. It also works with Navigon. It is called "Navigate from maps" and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-05-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,134
Posted By brairden
Wrong. Enabling an open firmware password...

Wrong. Enabling an open firmware password prevents you from swapping the hard drive and booting the computer. You can't do target mode or boot from external either.

If you do not know the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-05-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By brairden
I struggled with this myself when I got a good...

I struggled with this myself when I got a good deal on a NIB 2011 15" 2.2 i7. But my i5 still handles everything I throw at it pretty well, and it seems logical that 2012 will bring us a design...
Forum: iOS and Apps 04-04-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By brairden
4.3.1 untethered jailbreak is OUT!!!!

Dev-Team Blog (http://blog.iphone-dev.org/)

The 4.3.1 untether works on all devices that actually support 4.3.1 except for the iPad2:

iPhone3GS
iPhone4 (GSM)
iPod touch 3G
iPod touch 4G...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-26-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,611
Posted By brairden
I have personally seen this exact behavior only...

I have personally seen this exact behavior only once. I too thought a quick DC input board swap would solve the problem. It didn't. I am not saying it won't solve yours, but it didn't work for me....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-26-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,984
Posted By brairden
I buy broken macbooks quite regularly and my...

I buy broken macbooks quite regularly and my cutoff for this specific machine would be around $350-375. But it is hard to tell exactly without actually seeing the damage.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-26-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By brairden
Sounds like he has more than hard drive problems...

Sounds like he has more than hard drive problems if it won't boot to disk either. First step would be to try the boot disk in another machine to make sure it isn't damaged. If another machine can...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-26-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By brairden
That tape will re-stick when pulled up (for a...

That tape will re-stick when pulled up (for a couple of times).



I have serviced several computers myself that were later taken to Apple for unrelated repairs and nothing has ever been said...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-26-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,984
Posted By brairden
Sounds like your LVDS cable may have been caught...

Sounds like your LVDS cable may have been caught in your hinge and has a short. Happens often but usually there is some sort of physical damage to begin the process. The LVDS cable runs through the...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 03-26-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By brairden
You can buy them from eBay just make sure that it...

You can buy them from eBay just make sure that it says OEM somewhere in the description. This is a pretty simple and straightforward swap. You shouldn't have any problems as long as you have the...
Forum: iOS and Apps 03-26-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,917
Posted By brairden
Agreed. I passed along my 3g to my son and I...

Agreed. I passed along my 3g to my son and I have wished many times that I had not progressed after 3.1.3. It may not have had the features, but it was a much more pleasant user experience.
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 03-19-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By brairden
The app is skyfire...and the video it renders is...

The app is skyfire...and the video it renders is pretty awful. Very choppy even with a fast connection. Almost unwatchable.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-04-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
Posted By brairden
What makes the hard drive more difficult than RAM...

What makes the hard drive more difficult than RAM on a brand new machine? All you do is swap them and then boot and install from the recovery disc.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-27-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By brairden
System profiler reports the hard drive as 6...

System profiler reports the hard drive as 6 gigabit link speed (sata 3), but with a negotiated link speed of 3 gigabit (because the drive is sata 2). It is reporting the link speed as 3 gigabit to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-26-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By brairden
The answer to this question is the same as it has...

The answer to this question is the same as it has been for years..."it depends on your usage of the computer". The 2.2 quad can be significantly faster IF you are running software that can take...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 02-20-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,159
Posted By brairden
I have the Dual xml8150 and I love it. It was...

I have the Dual xml8150 and I love it. It was simple to install and sounds great.

XML8150 - In-Dash AM/FM/MP3/WMA/AAC Receiver with Fold-Out Dock for iPod® and iPhone® and Built-In Bluetooth...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-19-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,885
Posted By brairden
When at all possible you should avoid cloning if...

When at all possible you should avoid cloning if you are looking for a performance boost. Cloning will duplicate fragmented data and slow read times. Migrating is a much better option. It copies...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,388
Posted By brairden
Outlook 2011 Pop up notifications

I have recently switched to Outlook 2011 for my mail purposes, and I feel that it meets my needs nicely. I only have one complaint. When I sleep my macbooks and then open the lid later, there is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,587
Posted By brairden
If it is a popping sound that you hear then most...

If it is a popping sound that you hear then most likely it is the clutch cover. You will have to take it apart to see where it is catching the hinge. I have been able to bend a few of these back...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 01-31-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By brairden
Works great already....just have to jailbreak!!

Works great already....just have to jailbreak!!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-26-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,336
Posted By brairden
If I am not mistaken, US to UK computer equipment...

If I am not mistaken, US to UK computer equipment is duty free and carries a 20% VAT. You will get a handling fee. The last time that I shipped equipment to the UK was over 2 years ago, but back...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-23-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By brairden
My battery is 88% with 177 cycles (7 months old)....

My battery is 88% with 177 cycles (7 months old). Calibration usually raises it to about 92%, but it only stays there for a few days. I realize that my usage is harder on a battery than most and I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-23-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By brairden
I seriously doubt that a firmware update is what...

I seriously doubt that a firmware update is what you are looking for. Most likely a hardware problem. I would take it in and let Apple take a look at it. Hopefully you have AppleCare on it and the...
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