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Forum: Apple Desktops 01-20-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,623
Posted By spiritdave
My iMac gets so hot you can barely touch it! But...

My iMac gets so hot you can barely touch it! But hey... Apple devices are hot aren't they? ;) hehe

Not had an overheating issue yet! :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-14-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By spiritdave
I use Sophos Free ... it's very transparent and...

I use Sophos Free ... it's very transparent and doesn't even make a difference :D
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-14-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,141
Posted By spiritdave
Absolutely... I'm a developer and while I have a...

Absolutely... I'm a developer and while I have a powerful iMac, some of the guys coding our game use Mac Mini's ... and older ones at that. You can happily run Xcode etc with it :)

Don't know if...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By spiritdave
Mind you ... out of curiosity ... if I do ... is...

Mind you ... out of curiosity ... if I do ... is Final Cut Pro any good? :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By spiritdave
I don't do video editing :)

I don't do video editing :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By spiritdave
It comes with 4GB ... if you need more than that,...

It comes with 4GB ... if you need more than that, I'll be shocked. But hey, saying that, I'm gonna get another 4GB soon as it's only 40 from Novatech. And I open multiple large apps at once. ...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,693
Posted By spiritdave
I am surprised they bought a Mac that old ... I'm...

I am surprised they bought a Mac that old ... I'm surprised anyone buy's a computer that old ... Oh well.



Mac Mini Intel based ... they're not overly expensive. You need your own monitor and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,766
Posted By spiritdave
I guess I'm not so impatient :)

I guess I'm not so impatient :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By spiritdave
I have that little black cloth at hand all the...

I have that little black cloth at hand all the time and literally wipe it down every hour ... LOL! I'm OCD about this thing. But I'm sure that'll wear off :D

My brother bought an i3 24inch the...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-31-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By spiritdave
Yeah, I'm on the 50mb Virgin Media package in the...

Yeah, I'm on the 50mb Virgin Media package in the UK ... moving to the 100mb one on Tuesday. No bandwidth caps. They do throttle some traffic but only torrents etc and I don't use those so I don't...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-31-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,628
Posted By spiritdave
No way in **** can you replace a quality All tube...

No way in **** can you replace a quality All tube head with software.

Unless your all tube head is a Marshall TSL 602. They suck so badly. LOL!

Ok, but seriously, I have a 1988 Marshall Silver...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-31-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By spiritdave
Spotify - Anyone use it?

I've had an account since the Open Beta .... meaning I now get unlimited free music but with the occassional advert. I don't get the limited listening time that normal free accounts get.

I do...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By spiritdave
Oh my God ... you have no idea ... We got...

Oh my God ... you have no idea ...

We got the unit out of the box, and my girlfriend almost SQUEELED when she saw the plastic sticky stuff on the screen etc! And she demanded she get to take it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By spiritdave
Well, when I bought it, I went into the store,...

Well, when I bought it, I went into the store, handed over 1649 cash and said "Now that I'm handing this over, I'd like an assistant to open it and power it up for me to check" :)

They were...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,766
Posted By spiritdave
20 seconds? Wow. You have an old Mac?

20 seconds? Wow. You have an old Mac?
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-31-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By spiritdave
Almost had a HEARTATTACK! Dead pixel!!!

I was working in Photoshop for hours and suddenly noticed a white dot was on screen. Not on the image i was working in, but floating over the desktop area ... I grabbed the image I was working with,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-29-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,766
Posted By spiritdave
I wasn't saying I'd forget ;) I just think it's...

I wasn't saying I'd forget ;) I just think it's better to switch it off. Think about it. Does your Mac take long to boot from off? If it does, you should get it looked at :) But if not, why...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-29-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By spiritdave
Very likely to be the surface you're working on...

Very likely to be the surface you're working on being either too bland, glass, or maybe dirt getting in the hole where the light needs to get in and out. :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-29-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By spiritdave
Btw, don't get me wrong, if you wanted faster...

Btw, don't get me wrong, if you wanted faster that's cool. Just not sure it will make much difference to you :)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-29-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By spiritdave
So wait ... you upgraded for what reason?

So wait ... you upgraded for what reason?
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-29-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,766
Posted By spiritdave
If you dont' switch it off for ages, you will...

If you dont' switch it off for ages, you will probably end up with memory leaks etc (No matter how much I love my Apple system, no one can tell me bugs like that don't exist in software on it), and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-28-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,383
Posted By spiritdave
The Magic Mouse uses AA ... not AAA. I know this...

The Magic Mouse uses AA ... not AAA. I know this because to clarify that, I opened the back up just now to check :) And sat next to me is the box they came out of ...

Duracell Plus - AA...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-28-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,383
Posted By spiritdave
My Magic Mouse runs down batteries in about a...

My Magic Mouse runs down batteries in about a week. I must admit, I use my Mac for work so it's being used maybe 16 hours a day every day. This unusual? I just bought a pack of Duracell recharge...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-27-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By spiritdave
My brother just bought an i3 iMac and he produces...

My brother just bought an i3 iMac and he produces music on his. Full band stuff.

Believe me ... you will not need the faster processor if you're not doing anything mental like 3D Graphics (as I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-26-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 25,133
Posted By spiritdave
Wow ... it amazes me. This is the single...

Wow ... it amazes me. This is the single quietest machine ever, and you're worried about a very very quiet hard drive. You ever listened to a PC doing it? Most hard drives in standard PC's are...
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