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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-05-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By DannyV
The issues that I'm having are as follows: ...

The issues that I'm having are as follows:

1.) I'm not sure what format to set for each partition i.e. (Journaled, Case-Sensitive Journaled, Free Space, etc.)

2.) I'm also not sure whether to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-05-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By DannyV
Back-up Solution and Partitioning Help

Alright so I just received my 1tb iomega eGo desktop hard drive from apple, and before opening it my question is how many partitions should I make and what size should they be for Time Machine/Carbon...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-09-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By DannyV
Question What is the best external hard drive for me?

I know that this question has been asked countless times but I need some help figuring out the right solution for me. I've had my MBP for about a year and have decided to finally buy an external just...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-09-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 986
Posted By DannyV
Macbook Pro Backpacks

I'm looking to purchase a backpack for university for my 13.3" MBP and was wondering if anyone can suggest or have experiences with any of the bags available on the apple site?

PS: I've been...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-16-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,208
Posted By DannyV
Using your BlackBerry as a mouse

I'm trying to figure out how to sync my BlackBerry to MacBook Pro via bluetooth and use it as a mouse. I know this is possible on PC but does anyone know of an application for Mac?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By DannyV
Backing up is one thing that I've never done on...

Backing up is one thing that I've never done on all the computers I've owned. Not a very smart idea, but I now know it's importance.

Time Machine has not been set up yet. Could you suggest a fast...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By DannyV
Question Periodic Reformatting and Maintenance

I'm relatively new to the macworld, having purchased my first 13" MacBook Pro 2.53GHz, 4GB RAM, 250GB HDD, with Snow Leopard v10.6.2 about 7 months ago. I can definitely say that I'm extremely...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,167
Posted By DannyV
So basically its just a virtual database that...

So basically its just a virtual database that contains all of the same file types?

I still don't understand why my hard-drive has so many files that couldn't have gotten onto it any other way...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,167
Posted By DannyV
Question Why does my finder have so many useless files?

When I open up finder and go to All Images, All Movies, or All Documents, why is there a bunch of crap in there? Everything from old files, email attachment images, email signature images, random...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
I could also work around that with a USB hub. Do...

I could also work around that with a USB hub. Do you know if its better to buy from monoprice on ebay to avoid paying extra fees since i'm in Canada?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
Fair enough. The only concerns that I have...

Fair enough.

The only concerns that I have now before ordering is that it has had some bad reviews about the connector housing being too thick and slightly covering up the USB and firewire ports...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
But what if one day I need a longer one and I'm...

But what if one day I need a longer one and I'm stuck with the single cable; whereas, getting the two pieces allows for easier extension.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-23-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
Alright so I just received what I bought, and...

Alright so I just received what I bought, and found out that I got the wrong one. My macbook pro has a mini display port not a mini dvi.

Should I buy...

OPTION A - mini display port to hdmi...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-17-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 373,520
Posted By DannyV
What stand is that?

What stand is that?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-17-2010, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,027
Posted By DannyV
Best Laptop Stands/Cooling

What are some good and inexpensive 13" macbook pro stands and/or cooling pads?

Please provide links for where to buy

Thanks
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-07-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
What do you mean by this? EDIT: Nevermind,...

What do you mean by this?

EDIT: Nevermind, gotcha :) Thanks again for all your help, I'll let you know how the setup goes once I actually do it
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-07-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,145
Posted By DannyV
matrix the

No worries,

But why does it show up on the downloads stack on the dock but not in the downloads folder when I open it in finder?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-07-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,145
Posted By DannyV
Tried that, nothing shows up

Tried that, nothing shows up
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-07-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,145
Posted By DannyV
.dmg.part file removal

In my downloads stack on my dock I see a file that ends in .dmg.part and I can not delete it. When I click, it says "the application can't be found." The odd part is that when I open up my downloads...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-07-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
Alright so with your help I've come to the...

Alright so with your help I've come to the conclusion that I will be using HDMI. Now I have two more issues to tackle.

1. HDMI pricing and length - Is it true that the longer the cable is the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-07-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
Thanks for your help, would I not be better off...

Thanks for your help, would I not be better off buying a shorter DVI cable and using an external wireless mouse and keyboard?

And why shouldn't I buy a DVI-HDMI cable like this one?:...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-07-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
backless is

I am aware that they are not the same connector, but they do in fact deliver video the exact same way which is what I will be using one or the other for.

I have a 13" MBP and a 26" Toshiba TV...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-07-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,278
Posted By DannyV
DVI to HDMI help

Hello,

I have just purchased a mini-DVI to DVI and HDMI cable from ebay which costed me $10 with free shipping. Here is the link: Mini-DVI TO HDMI/DVI CABLE ADAPTER FOR APPLE MACBOOK - eBay (item...
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