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Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-21-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,668
Posted By alexmaccoll
Its not often I say this - I love open source to...

Its not often I say this - I love open source to bits and regularly sing praises of all things "Free"

In my opinion, open office is a pile of garbage - it virtually killed my 8 core mac pro the...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-18-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,886
Posted By alexmaccoll
I just tried it and it says "Loading movie" for a...

I just tried it and it says "Loading movie" for a while and then works fine.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-14-2008, 04:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By alexmaccoll
Its fair engouh that bry is backing the iphone...

Its fair engouh that bry is backing the iphone cos of its 400mhz processor....but I've come onto the 3G straight from a 350MHz windows mobile handset which never lagged at all.

Its software, not...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-14-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,917
Posted By alexmaccoll
Well at the house we have: 1 X DP2GHz PMG5 1...

Well at the house we have:
1 X DP2GHz PMG5
1 X 2.1GHz Imac G5
1 X Mac Pro (2.66)
1 X MacBook Pro 15" 2.2ghz
1 x PBG4 12" 867MHz
1 X VAIO TX (11")


At the warehouse (we deal in 2nd hand...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-14-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By alexmaccoll
VMWare is much better than parallels - but both...

VMWare is much better than parallels - but both are added costs given that they are not bundled.

Upgrade to 2GB or 4GB memory - we sell the kits on our site - pm me.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-11-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
got mine - activated it - absolutely awesome...

got mine - activated it - absolutely awesome phone.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-11-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
Lucky guy. DHL still haven't bothered to...

Lucky guy.

DHL still haven't bothered to show up with mine :(
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-11-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
Arrived at the High Wycombe depot at 05:00AM this...

Arrived at the High Wycombe depot at 05:00AM this morning - so will likely be on a van shortly and with us today!

:D
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-10-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
I've been tipped off by a warehouse worker that...

I've been tipped off by a warehouse worker that all DHL deliveries are 24 hour services - so any picked up today will be here tomorrow.

In theory.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-09-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
Likewise! Can't wait :D Shame DHL are not as...

Likewise! Can't wait :D

Shame DHL are not as exciting as TNT who delivered thousands of copies of leopard early :(
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-09-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
My order now reading "complete" so looks like...

My order now reading "complete" so looks like will be getting Friday!

Yay!
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-08-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
I got that too skahead. Has anyones order...

I got that too skahead.

Has anyones order status changed from "In Progress" on the track your order status on O2?

Regards
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,944
Posted By alexmaccoll
Ordered mine at about midday - luckily only...

Ordered mine at about midday - luckily only wanted the 8GB as the 16GB was already sold out.

To be honest, O2 really need to sort out their shop - was full of terribly unprofessional bugs the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-05-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,228
Posted By alexmaccoll
Hi, I just started driving and I've got a...

Hi,

I just started driving and I've got a 1.4 106. Would definitely recommend - reliable, trustworthy and good fun!
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-19-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By alexmaccoll
I can't remember the last time we got a refurb...

I can't remember the last time we got a refurb with the advertised RAM.

Most times recently its 2x1gb instead of 2x512mb.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-15-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By alexmaccoll
Apple aren't just "sold out" like they claim to...

Apple aren't just "sold out" like they claim to be - demand is not as high as it was before - they are using that as an excuse as they have stopped producing them - visit some of the rumor sites...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-08-2008, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By alexmaccoll
We have several of the new 20" here in the office...

We have several of the new 20" here in the office and if I am honest, I have no idea what the people saying the viewing angle is crap are going on about!

Its fine for us - glossy screen is a sad...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-07-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,385
Posted By alexmaccoll
A handful of macs are still made in Ireland, for...

A handful of macs are still made in Ireland, for us UK users, however I am certain everything else is made in China (all the components), much like the new Rolls Royce - assembled in the UK, Made in...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-05-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By alexmaccoll
I always make my own automator scripts for that...

I always make my own automator scripts for that kind of stuff - might help you.
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-29-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By alexmaccoll
That should be fine althoguh you should consider...

That should be fine althoguh you should consider the MBP as it has decent graphics unlike the MB.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-27-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,463
Posted By alexmaccoll
If you look at the link macheadcase posted - you...

If you look at the link macheadcase posted - you can see the differences.

I however, think that safari (although i do not use it) offers easier to read fonts. I have a 11.1" VAIO TGN-TX3HP and its...
Forum: Archival Forum 04-26-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,484
Posted By alexmaccoll
Canon 20D w basic crappy 18-55mm Taken in my...

Canon 20D w basic crappy 18-55mm

Taken in my garden today.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-29-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By alexmaccoll
It says it in the article "Some analysts...

It says it in the article "Some analysts speculate that the new iPhones could be in the market as early as May."

Its even mentioned in the thread starter....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-11-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 538
Posted By alexmaccoll
Really rattly something - worried

This started happening today with one of the macbooks, basically when itis tilted upwards, a loud rattling sound which sounds similar to fast typing on the keyboard eminates from underneath the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-03-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By alexmaccoll
Dual G5 fan spooling up and down...

Hi.

I have a dual 2.5 G5 (not dual core) and the fans spool up and down randomly while idling.

I've heard there is a firmware upgrade, but cannot find it. Its running OS X 10.5.2.

Its really...
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