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Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By mostro
For posterity, here's the followup and what I...

For posterity, here's the followup and what I found.

I completely deleted the hidden recovery partition and merged it with my main partition using the first few steps in this howto: Removing and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-04-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By mostro
Question Recovery Partition - Bluetooth Devices etc stored there after fresh install??

I recently did a fresh wipe and reinstall of Mavericks (using the Mavericks installer USB key I made when I downloaded Mavericks).

I performed the following steps:
1) reboot to USB installer key...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-04-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,749
Posted By mostro
Great to hear! I believe on those models (I...

Great to hear!

I believe on those models (I used to have a black Macbook, would LOVE to see an aluminum unibody black option) the video RAM was shared with system RAM. So if you were paging out a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-31-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By mostro
In terms of specs, they are going to be pretty...

In terms of specs, they are going to be pretty similar in day to day use, in fact you may see no difference at all. Only time you'll notice a big difference is gaming or graphics-intensive tasks...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-31-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,749
Posted By mostro
Definitely do a RAM upgrade, I'd go for for 3 GB...

Definitely do a RAM upgrade, I'd go for for 3 GB personally, as the little teeny benefit of matched sticks is only going to show up in benchmark tests. RAM is so cheap and having more than enough is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-31-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By mostro
I've been using Office 2011 for Mac for about six...

I've been using Office 2011 for Mac for about six months now, and have been an Office user for about 14 years. Office 2011 is probably the first Mac Office release that is easily on par with the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-26-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,406
Posted By mostro
That's really helpful. Sounds like my use is...

That's really helpful. Sounds like my use is pretty similar to yours. I need a few VM's for doing applications testing, but not anything too strenuous like compiles or video transcode while I'm...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-25-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,406
Posted By mostro
I wasn't aware that I could put an SSD in my...

I wasn't aware that I could put an SSD in my optical drive spot. Do you have any good links to a tutorial or more info on doing that mod?

Thanks much!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-25-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,406
Posted By mostro
MBA: RAM vs SSD Paging, Thunderbolt to Ethernet

I'm currently using a 13" MBP, and I'm highly considering moving to a new MBA for my daily driver. There are two limitations though that are giving me pause. Looking for input on this.

1) RAM...
Forum: Apple TV 11-26-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,635
Posted By mostro
Unfortunately, not the case. For some insane...

Unfortunately, not the case. For some insane reason, they have not included this killer app of what seems so obvious, streaming videos you captured from your iPhone to your ATV.



Nope, you...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 11-23-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,740
Posted By mostro
agreed with bobtomay, check for firmware updates...

agreed with bobtomay, check for firmware updates on the router(s) to see if that resolves before anything else. also, too lazy to check, but i seem to recall that some of the belkin n routers and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-08-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By mostro
The internet mobilization worked! They have...

The internet mobilization worked! They have posted to the Xmarks blog today that multiple offers for purchase are now on the table, and they are confident that one will go through and the service...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-05-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By mostro
I think what they're doing is, saying we need at...

I think what they're doing is, saying we need at least 100,000 people to claim they will pay $10/year for this service, in order to expect that maybe one tenth or less of those people will become...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-05-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By mostro
let's keep the love going everyone :)

let's keep the love going everyone :)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-05-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,491
Posted By mostro
interesting. i've been having this with video...

interesting. i've been having this with video since upgrading to 10. I dont really play much audio from itunes , i usually just use my iphone for that, but my macbook for video podcasts, etc.

i...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-05-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By mostro
Xmarks - Awesome Browser Sync going away - Unless You Sign Petition!

The excellent Xmarks (previously Foxmarks) is going away. :'( Unless they reach 100,000 signatures on this petition!

If you know what this tool is, you probably love it. If not, it's a browser...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-24-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,363
Posted By mostro
That's odd, on my 3GS, iOS4 actually seemed more...

That's odd, on my 3GS, iOS4 actually seemed more responsive in a lot of areas than 3.1.3. Not saying you're wrong, it just seems that performance improvements should be seen on both platforms, even...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-24-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By mostro
I've had decent luck with AT&T in my area. And...

I've had decent luck with AT&T in my area. And I've had other AT&T phones in the past with better reception and voice quality than iPhones. I was just making a direct comparison between the 3GS and...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,934
Posted By mostro
Hmm, i didn't know you could buy for so much...

Hmm, i didn't know you could buy for so much cheaper on eBay. Anyone know if Apple will take a copy of AppleCare back on return if it's unopened?
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 80,146
Posted By mostro
i wouldnt worry about it unless it happens again....

i wouldnt worry about it unless it happens again. may have gotten jostled a lot in shipping.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By mostro
iPhone 4 Voice Quality Impression

Since one function of this device is to talk to people, I thought I'd post up my impressions of the voice and audio quality while in a call.

I called my gf who frequently comments on how static-y...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,363
Posted By mostro
well, mine does it too. it goes from five bars...

well, mine does it too. it goes from five bars to one if i hold it in my left hand the way the user does in the first gizmodo video in that post.

guess the bumper might fix this... ?

looks...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,571
Posted By mostro
ouch, that doesn't look good. i dont see that in...

ouch, that doesn't look good. i dont see that in mine either.

lets hope its not like the imac 27" all over again!
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,363
Posted By mostro
I am showing full five bars and normally have 3-5...

I am showing full five bars and normally have 3-5 where I'm sitting right now, so no issues yet. i did some speed tests and am getting the same numbers i'd usually get on my 3GS.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 06-23-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By mostro
activated mine, no issues, sync'd everything over...

activated mine, no issues, sync'd everything over and it worked perfectly. even my open safari tabs came over!
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