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Forum: Movies and Video 10-16-2005, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Downloading Lost in UK and outdated "iTunes" terminology

Hi there

I'm a big fan of Lost, so was very pleased to see it was going to be available for download since i've missed a few episodes.

However, like many UK users, I was disappointed that at...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-12-2005, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
I was having problems looking for something like...

I was having problems looking for something like MSpaint. I was about to look for something freeware to download, when I then read through a similar forum, and it appears "graphic converter" can be...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-07-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
24 is the best program ever made on TV in my...

24 is the best program ever made on TV in my humble opinion. And did you know if you have season 2 on DVD check out the directors commentary, somewhere they talk about PCs vs Macs.

With the amount...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-07-2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
I'm paranoid that Mac viruses will get more common!!

Hello there. I'm fairly new to the Mac world. I have lots of PC experience but made the switch back in November and, of course, not looked back. I am aware macs seem to escape viri but it seems that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-03-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,770
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Oops thanks aptmunich, I just posted the above...

Oops thanks aptmunich, I just posted the above note when I noticed you had posted that helpful advice. I will definately try it and let you know...

I still hope Apple programmers working on the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-03-2005, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,770
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
No I do drag and drop all the time but it gets...

No I do drag and drop all the time but it gets inconvenient when moving multiple files and subdirectories (say like 100 .jpegs or something like that) from a given directory.

Although I could...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-03-2005, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,770
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Cut menu option usually grayed out in Panther applics?

Hello there. I know this is a simple question. Am I missing something?

I'm quite new to the Mac scene, having a lot of PC experience. I bought my PowerBook last November. Obviously I'm very...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-03-2005, 04:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,237
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
OK guys, thanks for your replies! Just a few...

OK guys, thanks for your replies! Just a few points to some of you who replied. Apologies if I upset anyone but I just wanted to get these points across...

1. Metsfan489: To answer your question...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-01-2005, 09:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,237
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
The fact that Thinkpads have Windows on then in...

The fact that Thinkpads have Windows on then in the first place renders them, in my view, uncomparable to Powerbooks. Putting Linux on them might help a little, but this isn't Mac OS X. I know you...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-01-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,237
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Thinkpads are decent. But comparing it to a...

Thinkpads are decent. But comparing it to a Powerbook is analagous to comparing a Ford to a Ferrari.

I agree with technologist,bassplayrr and rs2sensen. Somewhere in the depths of that huge...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-01-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,237
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Surely he must also keep a PowerBook for personal...

Surely he must also keep a PowerBook for personal use when he wants to keep his files and stuff secure? Having to remove all those viruses and spyware all the time must be troublesome.

Thankfully...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-01-2005, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,768
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Aspyr? I need Tiberian Sun for Mac.

Anyone from Aspyr out there?

Why don't you release Tiberian Sun for the Mac. Its older than C&C Generals but still has a lot of interest in the PC world on EA's online servers. I still play it! I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-01-2005, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,200
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Getting rid of startup sound (Panther)

Does anyone know if it's possible to get rid of that annoying sound you get in Mac OS X Panther every time you press the power button to switch on your mac. Is this sound unremovable and etched...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-01-2005, 01:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,237
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Does Bill Gates own a 17" Powerbook?

Just a thought for the day...

Surely this man must have one??? An intelligent guy like him (even if he was resposible for that awful Windows) wouldn't put up with Windows laptop for all his...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2004, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,569
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Got my Waterfield 17" sleevecase yesterday in...

Got my Waterfield 17" sleevecase yesterday in time for Christmas. Highly recommended, and, as stated above, good after sales service. Price was reasonable (including delivery) and even if you live in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-17-2004, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,569
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Yeah I'm aware of this problem. Thanks for the...

Yeah I'm aware of this problem. Thanks for the advice though - I used to take an extra battery with my old Vaio on flights so that I would be able to finish watching one DVD! The 17" PB seems to be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-16-2004, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,569
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Thanks guys, have ordered a sleeve from...

Thanks guys, have ordered a sleeve from Waterfield Designs (www.sfbags.com) with shoulder strap and flap. They produce good bags and also give good after sales service apparently. Hopefully I will...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-01-2004, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,569
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
17" powerbook: Bag and airline travel suggestions?

Well I got my 17" powerbook. And what a computer. Very pleased with it. However I am going to need to travel with it soon and will cry when it gets its first scratch.

I have been looking on the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-01-2004, 04:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
My ISP hardly ever connects first time!

Hello.

I have recently got a 17" powerbook, and live in hospital residences, where there are no plans for broadband to be installed in the forseeable future.

Therefore I have to dial-up and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-30-2004, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
.mac - Is this useful or a waste of time?

Hello, I just bought a 17" powerbook and very happy with it.

I was just wondering what everybody thought of this .mac thing that Apple seem to like promoting. I was offered a discount on it when I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-23-2004, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,893
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
p.s. Ragle did you try getting a job at that...

p.s. Ragle did you try getting a job at that Apple Store that just opened in London. That must be the coooooooolest job avail. What good news that store opening was for UK mac owners! Did anyone get...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-23-2004, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,893
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Hey Cloudane, I just got a 17" powerbook and was...

Hey Cloudane, I just got a 17" powerbook and was REALLY sorry to hear about your experience. If the same thing ever happened to me I don't think I would be able to live.

I live in the UK. Like...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-23-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Well I have a 17" which is well useful for...

Well I have a 17" which is well useful for viewing two web browser windows at once for example because the display is soooooooo wide.

However I am going to fly economy class in December and was...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 11-16-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Well I hope that they NEVER revise the powerbook...

Well I hope that they NEVER revise the powerbook EVER again (unlikely I know) because I just received a new 17" powerbook direct from the Apple Store (for a lot of money) and I will DIE if a better...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-13-2004, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Wish_4_A_Mac
Thanks

Thanks for the help, guys. Great website by the way. I have just read other threads about when the g5 powerbook is going to come out. Seems it won't be with us for a while, but maybe we'll see a dual...
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