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Forum: iOS and Apps 08-30-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Seems odd. Is there a best way to submit a...

Seems odd. Is there a best way to submit a feature request like this to Apple?

I notice after a bit more research there is an app that does it but you have to go through the channels of...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-30-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Landscape view for iPhone?

I'm looking to make a mount for my iPhone in the car to use as a navigation/media tool hub. Ideally, i'd like to be able to orientate the phone to a landscape view when doing so. Maybe i'm not...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 08-26-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Is the iPhone GPS 'real' GPS?

I live in frontier Australia and when free time permits I often go four-wheel-driving and camping in far away places. As a navigational aid I always take a GPS with me. I had a Navman GPS for the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-15-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Che_Guitarra
I went to genius bar and the tech plugged me into...

I went to genius bar and the tech plugged me into their diagnostic gear - the computer wasn't working but they couldn't directly point the finger at anything so they wiped my HD and did a fresh...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Che_Guitarra
I've just had an appointment at my local Apple...

I've just had an appointment at my local Apple Genius Bar discussing this exact issue. They said it will be unlikely they can pinpoint the problem back to the GPU and the likely solution will be to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Che_Guitarra
2011 MBP & GPU failures... who's been affected?

The more research I do about the issue with my 2011 MBP (suspected GPU failure) the more i'm realizing how common a fault this is. It's affecting a good lot of 2011 MBP owners, not just an isolated...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Thanks for your thoughts Lifesabeach. I did try...

Thanks for your thoughts Lifesabeach. I did try the Update Combo but i'm still getting this random behaviour. But it does seem a bit longer between 'glitch outs'. If they keep decreasing in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-13-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Can a GPU be repaired in isolation, or will it...

Can a GPU be repaired in isolation, or will it require a full logic board replacement?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Well that sucks - I can't run a hardware test. ...

Well that sucks - I can't run a hardware test. Pressing 'D' during startup simply prolongs the grey screen for about 20 seconds, but no test icons or GUI forthcoming.

I'll search for the combo...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh230/ravenhall...

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh230/ravenhaller/IMG_0290_zps1166b6b2.jpg

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh230/ravenhaller/IMG_0293_zps67c6c3fb.jpg

Why yes... yes I did.


And after...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-12-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Che_Guitarra
So, it seems my SSD is teetering on destruction...

So, it seems my SSD is teetering on destruction (thread here... created soon after this one ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
And now it's loading up just fine. What's going...

And now it's loading up just fine. What's going on here?

Thank god, and it's finally allowing me to clone the SSD onto another hard drive (subject of another thread).
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Nothing but a blue screen now after load up - I...

Nothing but a blue screen now after load up - I can't even access disk utility.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Yes. Command+R on startup to load into disk...

Yes. Command+R on startup to load into disk utility. The SSD comes back with a clean bill of health. No Apple Care plan.

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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-12-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Che_Guitarra
My bad for not being clear - I'm not cloning onto...

My bad for not being clear - I'm not cloning onto the same drive. I'm cloning onto a partition of an external hard drive.

I've got both Super Duper and Carbon Copy.


For now this issue...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-12-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Che_Guitarra
MBP woes... crashing, can't load, white screens, split screens

2012 i7 MPB keeps crashing, Multiple issues:

- power up goes to white screen (but I can correct this via command+R on startup and entering disk utilities)
- once within OSX every single program...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-11-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Boot disk not wanting to be written.

I've got a 100GB partition I use to clone my Macbook Pro's HD onto. I last cloned my HD @ 10.9.1 - now we're at 10.9.4 I thought it a good time to refresh the partition again.

But, this time...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Can't erase/reinstall Mavericks using control + c & boot drive

I've got a MBP specifically used as a mobile Pro Tools recording platform. I recently upgraded to Mavericks, and just today i've upgraded from PT10 to PT11. I don't upgrade that often, "if it ain't...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Thanks, I've found those specs, but not the...

Thanks, I've found those specs, but not the measurements i'm after. I'll try describing with pictures.

In this first pic, i'm chasing the height of the red line - from the top of the main...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-10-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Che_Guitarra
It is a great filter, no doubt, but the ingenuity...

It is a great filter, no doubt, but the ingenuity of this junk mailer must be greater.

For the life of me I can't find any ways to unsubscribe from their newsletters, and i've directly contacted...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Why is there some junk I just can't block?

I'm a Hotmail user, and i'm very liberal with the 'block' button when it comes to junk mail. I'm also liberal with the word filtering options. But some junk mail is relentless and keeps finding a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-10-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Mac Mini - unlisted dimensions

I'm thinking very much about buying a Mac Mini, but first I want to mock up a rack mounting cradle in a CAD program to see if it'll suit the space I have available.

Can anybody give me the height...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-08-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By Che_Guitarra
That's good to know. I thought the server...

That's good to know. I thought the server version may have been laid out a little differently to accommodate two internal drives. If a regular mini will do the job my choice is even easier.
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Mac Mini questions - formatting and rack mounting

Hiya. Just thinking out aloud with my next computer move. I currently own a MBP which is the core asset of my audio production workstation. Considering the laptop barely moves from its spot, i'm...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-04-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Che_Guitarra
Privately i've been on SL for years, IMO Apple's...

Privately i've been on SL for years, IMO Apple's best ever OSX. At work there is a commercial drive to have the latest and greatest OSX and third party software - it causes a lot of frustration, but...
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