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Search: Posts Made By: RobM
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-29-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,088
Posted By RobM
Or download and install Caffeine. It gives you an...

Or download and install Caffeine. It gives you an icon on the status bar that you can click to disable the screen dimming. Click again and it's back to normal. You can even choose how long it stays...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-09-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By RobM
I've got a 320GB WD disc in my Macbook. I went...

I've got a 320GB WD disc in my Macbook. I went for this drive, which is a 5400 RPM drive over a 7200 RPM version as battery life is more important to me than maximum data speeds and the faster the...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-06-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By RobM
Audio help from DVD conversion

I have two DVD's that I'm trying to convert for use on my Apple TV and Macbook (neither are illegal to rip, BTW) but I'm having massive audio problems.

I've used MacTheRipper to get the DVD onto...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-12-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,035
Posted By RobM
Has anybody else found that iDisk is syncing and...

Has anybody else found that iDisk is syncing and taking up 100% of the CPU after upgrading?

It's not crippling performance too much, but it is eating my battery life and making the fans come on...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-02-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,235
Posted By RobM
The beauty of Mac OS X is the way everything...

The beauty of Mac OS X is the way everything integrates. And what with email being a big thing in most peoples lives, along with electronic calendars and contact lists, it makes sense to keep...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By RobM
Memory prices all over are silly-cheap at the...

Memory prices all over are silly-cheap at the moment. I was going to buy a 2GB kit from Crucial but got distracted by something and didn't get around to it. The next day I went back and the price had...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-24-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,801
Posted By RobM
I've just bought a house, so not splashing out...

I've just bought a house, so not splashing out too much this year! Having said that, me and the Mrs' bought a Wii between us :)

Not sure what else I'll be getting, but it would be a fair bet that...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By RobM
Without a doubt! My Macbook came with 1GB and I...

Without a doubt! My Macbook came with 1GB and I upgraded it to 2GB and noticed an instant improvement in every area, even with the simple stuff.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-08-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,373
Posted By RobM
I give my screen a clean with a Microfibre cloth...

I give my screen a clean with a Microfibre cloth every week or so, just to keep it nice and shiny. Microfibe cloths hold dust and dirt deep in the surface so there is no chance of scratching the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-08-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,788
Posted By RobM
I'd also give Crucial RAM my backing. I'm running...

I'd also give Crucial RAM my backing. I'm running a Macbook with 2GB of Crucial RAM that I bought for a fraction of Apple's price, and it's perfect! I always use Crucial as you know it's going to...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-08-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,377
Posted By RobM
Bugger. Not entirely surprising, but a shame it...

Bugger. Not entirely surprising, but a shame it can't be done.

Thanks for your help :)
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-07-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,377
Posted By RobM
Copy music to iPod from remote shared library?

Is there any way, other than copying the music from one computer to another, to add music to my iPod from a shared library on another machine?

I have my music stored on a Mac Mini, which is hooked...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,824
Posted By RobM
For what it's worth.... holding down the Command...

For what it's worth.... holding down the Command key and dragging it away from the bar just removed it for me, no trouble at all :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-21-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,460
Posted By RobM
Fantastic guys, thanks :) Disabled the remote in...

Fantastic guys, thanks :) Disabled the remote in the security settings on my Macbook (never even considered looking in Security!). If I ever need to enable it I know it's only a tick box away, but at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-21-2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,460
Posted By RobM
Can you disable the Apple remote?

Hey all,

I've just bought a Macbook to go alongside my Mac Mini in my little Apple collection and have a question about the Apple remote.

The Mac Mini is used as my HTPC and is therefore what I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-20-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By RobM
If you're really worried about heat, there are...

If you're really worried about heat, there are various laptop stands available that have cooling fans inside. I have an Alaska one that has two fans underneath the laptop and it is powered by USB, so...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-04-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By RobM
Cheers, I'll give that a go. I tried a Google...

Cheers, I'll give that a go. I tried a Google search as I know there are scripts and plugins around that can add this sort of functionality, but I couldn't find anything that even mentioned my...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-03-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By RobM
Sony MP3 player support

I have a Sony NW-E407 MP3 player. Only a small thing, but pretty good for my needs as I don't use it that often and when I do need mobile music, I tend to use my phone more.

I've also got a Mac...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-12-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,535
Posted By RobM
I was looking at the specs of one of Sony's...

I was looking at the specs of one of Sony's ultra-portable PC's earlier that has a 32GB flash drive as it's only storage device. It's in a tiny (relatively) little device too. So if Sony are offering...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-09-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,535
Posted By RobM
On the subject of flash storage replacing...

On the subject of flash storage replacing traditional hard drives, I think it's more likely we will see a cross-over laptop first of all.

By this I mean a laptop that has both flash storage and a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-20-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
Posted By RobM
I got it! The info I found about this said...

I got it!

The info I found about this said to change two keys in about:config, (ui.key.chomeAccess and ui.key.contentaccess). I reset those and, now knowing what the keyboard shortcut should be,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-20-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
Posted By RobM
That doesn't work for me :( I wonder if the...

That doesn't work for me :(

I wonder if the changes made to Firefox - following the advice from the Mozilla forum - has actually made things worse? Need to track down what changes were made....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-20-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
Posted By RobM
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Hello all :)

I've been signed up and have been lurking for a while, but haven't had anything useful to contribute so haven't posted until now!

I have a question that's been bugging me for some...
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