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Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-25-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By MrBobb
Maybe just bad screen. Hookup ext monitor/tv...

Maybe just bad screen. Hookup ext monitor/tv works?
Forum: Apple TV 09-25-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By MrBobb
Not rushing to update. Will monitor community for...

Not rushing to update. Will monitor community for any anomalies. Same with 10.8.2, already hearing complaints. No rush.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-22-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By MrBobb
Adobe Flash is used extensively so this cannot be...

Adobe Flash is used extensively so this cannot be avoided. Just be aware there's been report that flash uses up battery power a lot, so if you are on battery power and unable to recharge soon, may...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-22-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By MrBobb
1. If you are setting up this machine for...

1. If you are setting up this machine for somebody else and you are the more knowledgeable of the 2 then I say yes, set up yourself as administrator, and the other person a regular user then he/she...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-22-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,096
Posted By MrBobb
OP: When u click Update on your machine and ask...

OP: When u click Update on your machine and ask Apple, they know what machine you are running on and will tell you if there are anything new for your machine specifically.



So when I Carbon...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-21-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By MrBobb
With Windows' no-gesture, I rested my wrists...

With Windows' no-gesture, I rested my wrists at/near the touchpad, no problem. With a Mac however, I can't do that because the proximity of my palms interfere with the trackpad's, I notice I have to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-18-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By MrBobb
There are no cheap Macs, current year refurbs u...

There are no cheap Macs, current year refurbs u may save less than usd$100.

Develop App for fun, there is some leeway and ur really doing this for learning right.

Develop for profit then u want...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-18-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By MrBobb
If it locks up during re-start, I would first...

If it locks up during re-start, I would first suspect corrupt OS. Re-install OS from scratch or restore from a known-to-be-good image?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-17-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By MrBobb
For a display like that, a Quick-Glance, it makes...

For a display like that, a Quick-Glance, it makes sense to be a charge meter, does it not? Battery health doesn't change from day to next day, why waste a hard wired display for that?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-16-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,292
Posted By MrBobb
Reason why I always turn off all automatic...

Reason why I always turn off all automatic updates. If it's been working fine for me, I have no need to download the latest&greatest, just because they say I should. The latest tend to be bloat-ier...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-16-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,292
Posted By MrBobb
It's entirely possible the passage of time has...

It's entirely possible the passage of time has the electronics now covered with a fine layer of dust and now the cooling system is not as efficient as when it was new. I would carefully, shut down...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-15-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,145
Posted By MrBobb
Maybe some putty and a metallic paint to match....

Maybe some putty and a metallic paint to match. But unless done professionally, most like u will see a smudge at close range.

A small tasteful decal?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-14-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,303
Posted By MrBobb
Please you have to be more specific. Is this a...

Please you have to be more specific. Is this a jack on the wall of a public place, i.e.: Library, or in your dorm? and it worked (same exact jack you say) before?

If dorm, you are entitled to tell...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,831
Posted By MrBobb
Don't believe everything you read on the...

Don't believe everything you read on the Internet. ;D

Today's WIFI is reasonably speedy for everyday use. Once a blue moon I have the need copy an entire HD to another HD and don't feel like...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-09-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By MrBobb
All of a sudden? No. Between then and now you...

All of a sudden? No. Between then and now you have added "STUFF" to your machine. Everytime u get an update of something, invariably the new software code tend to be larger and require more horse...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-09-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By MrBobb
1. Slow machine *somehow* thinks ext drive got a...

1. Slow machine *somehow* thinks ext drive got a USB1 connection, don't know why though.

2. Slow machine HD is starting to fail/got iffy sectors, so the machine retries and retries and retries,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-07-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By MrBobb
Graphic Processor (games and video encoding will...

Graphic Processor (games and video encoding will drive it hard) problem? regardless of cpu load.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-07-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,465
Posted By MrBobb
If ur into playing the latest games, it usually...

If ur into playing the latest games, it usually requires the latest hardware.

Am not a gamer, so I have no idea those games u mentioned. Are u not able to play them now?

Just speaking as a...
Forum: Apple TV 09-07-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,384
Posted By MrBobb
Can one only do mirroring to an ATV, cannot to a...

Can one only do mirroring to an ATV, cannot to a properly configured Mac already wired to the HDTV?
Forum: Apple TV 09-06-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,920
Posted By MrBobb
Says you. I thought mirroring is like having an...

Says you. I thought mirroring is like having an external monitor, because the built in is too small for whatever you are trying to display AND do it wirelessly without a cable.

Dunno why the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-06-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,224
Posted By MrBobb
Wolf is right, u can buy MBA with 8G now, u have...

Wolf is right, u can buy MBA with 8G now, u have outdated info.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-06-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,359
Posted By MrBobb
It makes noise that's good sign. Even a PC guy...

It makes noise that's good sign. Even a PC guy knows how to read the manual right? and what a PC guy does? Boot into bios and check out the rest of the hardware.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-05-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By MrBobb
if ur lucky, it's just loose connection to the...

if ur lucky, it's just loose connection to the LCD panel. To test this hypothesis, when problem occur, connect it to an external monitor. Failing that run some sort of remote desktop on it, I believe...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-03-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By MrBobb
And you'd have to make sure the built-in browser...

And you'd have to make sure the built-in browser is also 10 years old, because anything newer than that, it will be a bloated app and it will drive your cpu to be 100% all the time = meaning, u will...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-03-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,330
Posted By MrBobb
Must be that new Chinese chemical they are using!...

Must be that new Chinese chemical they are using! :^)

But seriously, the new trackpad surface is glass, can't see why. U people are not using the trackpad like a piece of sand paper do you? Ur...
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