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Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-18-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,071
Posted By TomWilliams
71 degrees is nothing, don't worry about it...

71 degrees is nothing, don't worry about it whatsoever.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 05-24-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By TomWilliams
I thought the exact same thing when I originally...

I thought the exact same thing when I originally thought about doing this, but apparently the router talktalk supplied me with is so bad it doesn't even have an independent wifi off switch - just an...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 05-24-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By TomWilliams
Will using my wireless g router as a modem for AE bottleneck the speed?

After receiving poor internet around the house using my talktalk wireless g router (built in modem) I've decided to upgrade to wireless n.

My question is if I buy an airport extreme base station...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-27-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,902
Posted By TomWilliams
20" Cinema Display won't adjust brightness

For no apparent reason the screen brightness keys on my keyboard and the buttons on the side of the monitor have just stopped working, what is even more confusing is even on the display pane of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-25-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By TomWilliams
apple designed the unibody notebooks so that when...

apple designed the unibody notebooks so that when the lid was closed the hinge does cover the exhaust vents, to prevent dust build up. Having said that, apple go as far as giving instructions on how...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-11-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By TomWilliams
you are a hero!

you are a hero!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-11-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By TomWilliams
Using external monitor as main display

hi there,
I have a 13" mbp and 20" cinema display, and want to use the cinema display as the main display with my dock in it, and the mbp display secondary off to my right, as of yet i can't find a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By TomWilliams
this post has just convinced me to get a smaller...

this post has just convinced me to get a smaller SSD
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By TomWilliams
sorry for hijacking the thread but, whilst on the...

sorry for hijacking the thread but, whilst on the subject of replacing HD's, does anyone know if it doing so voids applecare?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-19-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,085
Posted By TomWilliams
I bought soundstick II's and was completely...

I bought soundstick II's and was completely unimpressed with them, then bought a set of logitech Z4's and they have been nothing short of amazing so far!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-19-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,790
Posted By TomWilliams
this is not directly answering your question, and...

this is not directly answering your question, and i realise the bigger cost in this but have you considered purchasing an airport express and using airtunes? if the receiver and magic mouse work...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-17-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By TomWilliams
How hot...

Does your MB/MBP get?

e.g, running full screen HD video what is your CPU temp?
My 2.26GHz MBP gets up to 70 degrees and above.

Just thought it would be interesting to see everyones replies!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-15-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By TomWilliams
Just something you might want to note, i have a...

Just something you might want to note, i have a 20" apple cinema display hooked up to my mbp and if I have a movie up on any website e.g youtube, iplayer etc, if I select 'full screen' on the window...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,204
Posted By TomWilliams
The lithium-polymer batteries that apple have put...

The lithium-polymer batteries that apple have put in all the latest notebooks are basically perfect for most users, unlike the common lithium-ion batteries found in most notebooks, you...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-31-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By TomWilliams
thats great, thanks!

thats great, thanks!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-29-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By TomWilliams
20" Cinema Display (discontinued model)

just bought one of these to dual screen my MBP, all seems well except the quoted 14ms response rate sounds quite slow to me considering todays 2ms-5ms average, has anyone got one and do they notice...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-15-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,726
Posted By TomWilliams
i second that, use crucial.

i second that, use crucial.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By TomWilliams
thought i better add that it has completed only...

thought i better add that it has completed only four battery cycles!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By TomWilliams
MBP battery concern

You guys must get this constantly, so i apologise in advance for this.

Up to now I have used the battery of my MBP exactly as apple say is safe to do so, using it plugged in when I'm at my desk...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,642
Posted By TomWilliams
Personally i feel the Aluminium casing on the Pro...

Personally i feel the Aluminium casing on the Pro is already worth the extra cost, but everything i read about the MB makes me think yeah, its a fantastic machine, but when at only £100/$200 more,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-11-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,300
Posted By TomWilliams
it did come pre-installed with Snow Leopard, I...

it did come pre-installed with Snow Leopard, I have installed OnyX now too. Cheers!
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-10-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 79,081
Posted By TomWilliams
In paris i was running 30.29 download, 26.36...

In paris i was running 30.29 download, 26.36 upload and a 14ms PING, blindingly fast!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-10-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By TomWilliams
cheers guys, much appreciated!

cheers guys, much appreciated!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-10-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By TomWilliams
OnyX 2.1.3

I just downloaded this after being advised to do so on this forum, and used the 'Cleaning' process, keeping all the boxes that were already ticked the same, and not adding any, is this ok?

just...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By TomWilliams
looks like LG just gained another sale! cheers!

looks like LG just gained another sale! cheers!
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