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Forum: iOS and Apps 01-19-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,368
Posted By steviec
iPod Touch - some apps randomly stop working, some music disappears

iPod Touch 2nd Gen (when bought online, Amazon said it was 3rd gen :Oops:)
running iOS v 4.1


for those that dont know, my mac has had a hard crash - and i've only just managed to install iTunes...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-03-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 885
Posted By steviec
buying a new hard disk for 2009 MBP, unsure about free-fall SMS...

this is the HDD i intend using:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Western-Digital-Scorpio-7200rpm-Internal/dp/B004I9J5OG/ref=sr_1_5?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1325561221&sr=1-5

it's the correct spindle...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-29-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
by the way, if the cost of the system has nothing...

by the way, if the cost of the system has nothing to do with quality of components, why the **** does a mac cost 4 times the price of a Dell or 6 times an IBM if the OSX disk costs 25, if...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-29-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
"ibm thinkpad r31 hard drive fail" doesnt produce...

"ibm thinkpad r31 hard drive fail" doesnt produce nearly as many results as "2009 macbook pro hard drive fail".... does that mean that hard disks are getting cheaper ie crapper by the day?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-28-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
btw, the hardware test finds no HDD present

btw, the hardware test finds no HDD present
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-28-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
Unhappy In 2009, probably. im not saying that EVERY...

In 2009, probably.
im not saying that EVERY 2009 MBP from 2009, but it IS a COMMON complaint. and from a 2 grand i would have expected better.


i meant from the sites i usually buy hardware...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-28-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
so i can take a pc which i bought and load...

so i can take a pc which i bought and load software onto it which i bought and its illegal? screw this.


you can pick up old IBMs on eBay, which is probably what i should have done in the first...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-26-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
just typed "2009 macbook pro hard drive fail"...

just typed "2009 macbook pro hard drive fail" into google, and the results worry me

so im as well buying an hackintosh-compatible IBM and installing my LEGIT apple install DVD? :P



i shall...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-26-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
as my thinkpad hdd is only 20GB, of which i have...

as my thinkpad hdd is only 20GB, of which i have used 2gigs, i can and do backup that to my FTP server, which i couldnt do with a 500gig mbp hdd.

why is it that a pc i spend 50 quid second hand on...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-25-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,441
Posted By steviec
dead MacBook Pro hard disk drive, little help?

i'm assuming this is a hardware issue, but it may also be a software related issue (like the time a .pref file ate itself and os x broke etc...)


anyway...


i was working away on my 2009...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-12-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By steviec
Unhappy Weird Firefox menu bar freeze bug...

i'm pretty sure the bug is with firefox, but not sure...

when im browsing away, the menu bar (file, edit, view, history, bookmarks etc) (seemingly randomly) decides to die. (i can still access...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 10-26-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,512
Posted By steviec
Unhappy i usually use jpgs, all im saying is ive tried...

i usually use jpgs, all im saying is ive tried every format to rule out format dependency. no format will sync - iPod says it cannot be played (surely it should say it cannot be viewed/displayed etc)
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 10-25-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,512
Posted By steviec
thats what i tried to use for uploading photos -...

thats what i tried to use for uploading photos - i went into my ipod, clicked the photos tab, selected a folder i put aside for the ipod, and itunes would come with the error message and not transfer...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 10-24-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,512
Posted By steviec
weird picture problem - cannot copy pictures to iPod touch - "cannot be played"

i used to be able to sync photos from my mac to my iPod touch (Amazon said it was a 3rd gen, but an app says the hardware in 2nd gen), i have iOS 4.01 (photo sync worked fine on iOS 3, have not tried...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By steviec
im typing this on an ethernet connection now. ...

im typing this on an ethernet connection now.

whenever i try to connect, airport manager comes up with connection timeout.
ive tried switching the router from wep to wpa with no luck.

i have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By steviec
airport has just lost it again. connected via...

airport has just lost it again.
connected via Ethernet to post this.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-03-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By steviec
weird problem with sys clock & wifi

recently i had to restart - and when i did, osx on my MBP had forgotten the system date & time - which i had to reset from 2002 to 2010 etc.


now just tonight the net was going slow, so i...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By steviec
my library stands at 2617 songs / 7.5 days / 15.7...

my library stands at 2617 songs / 7.5 days / 15.7 GB

i didn't need to consolidate as iTunes organises my media for me, plus i have no duplicate files as itunes sorts that.

i also don't have any...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By steviec
iMovie?

iMovie?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By steviec
yeah, i have (and often do) run ONYX and have run...

yeah, i have (and often do) run ONYX and have run disk permissions checks, but will have a look of the other one.

problem still occurs even after reboot
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By steviec
iTunes spinny beachball/BBOD

hi


whenever i'm using iTunes, and after a few songs have been playing, and i change track, i occasionally get a BBOD for a few seconds - then the media continues playing. it never crashes, just...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-21-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By steviec
iDVD menu problem

I'm working on an iDVD project, i have just opened the project file again, only to find that the "play movie" and "chapter selection" both point to the same point in the .mov.

i looked into the...
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