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Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,129
Posted By captainstuart
Opps sorry thought my first post got lost

Opps sorry thought my first post got lost
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,129
Posted By captainstuart
No the Superdrive for the Macbook Air will only...

No the Superdrive for the Macbook Air will only work with the Air
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,129
Posted By captainstuart
No the Macbook Air Superdrive requires 1.5 amps...

No the Macbook Air Superdrive requires 1.5 amps of power only the Macbook Air provides this.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By captainstuart
Yes it is the 128 ssd drive but when you turn it...

Yes it is the 128 ssd drive but when you turn it on you will find is only 113 gigs. this is a long story but it is correct. Nice prize, congrats. I had to pay $2600 for mine but I love it.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,032
Posted By captainstuart
I think you will find the usb port on the Macbook...

I think you will find the usb port on the Macbook Air when powering the Air Superdrive puts out 1.5 amps! Which is why the Air superdrive will not work on any other computer
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By captainstuart
Google funny flash drives. Bigtimetech has a...

Google funny flash drives. Bigtimetech has a great one that looks like a cut usb cable which would be fun if you stuck it in his Air when he wasn't looking, its 1 gig and about $20. Be aware that...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By captainstuart
I decided I need to get away from windoze and...

I decided I need to get away from windoze and therefore buy a Mac with the super OX. I have always had a thing for small beautiful things that perform wonderfully. (I drove Lotus elan cars in my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-09-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By captainstuart
As the Air has only one port some have tried...

As the Air has only one port some have tried putting in a usb hub which will work for many things but not the superdrive it must be connected directly into the usb port and it is no use connecting it...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-08-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
I seem to have wandered into the Gordian Temple...

I seem to have wandered into the Gordian Temple and said, "How do you untie that!" I have come to the conclusion that no one can give me the answer and that it really does not matter that much, a bit...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-08-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
This is all very interesting, I am learning all...

This is all very interesting, I am learning all sorts of things like formatting is a factor. My interest lies in finding out why when I apply the math I have been quoted my 128 gig drive should be in...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-08-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
I have just spoken to the Apple service agent who...

I have just spoken to the Apple service agent who has told me he requested a new ilife 09 disc for me but was told as that is not a part so he cannot order it, he offered me his case number and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-08-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
I apologise for the Mac /Apple thing, I have it...

I apologise for the Mac /Apple thing, I have it now, I have a Mac made by Apple. As I said all the advertising and labeling of my Mac Air S.S.D. states 128 gigs but on turning it on and looking in...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-07-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
OK just to clarify, I bought the Macbook Air from...

OK just to clarify, I bought the Macbook Air from a computer shop, herein St. Martin, called Blue point on Feb 28. When I told them about the faulty ilife disc they told me they did not have a...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-07-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
Further to my Mac woes I have today found out...

Further to my Mac woes I have today found out that the extended warranty I purchased from the service center (Virtual Technology) on March 27th still has not been registered with Apple more than two...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-07-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,296
Posted By captainstuart
As I sail Yachts in the Caribbean for a living my...

As I sail Yachts in the Caribbean for a living my hobbies tend to be related to my job, so I sail dinghies, snorkel, fish, beachcombe and try to invent new rum based drinks.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-07-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By captainstuart
I found and installed a great little program...

I found and installed a great little program called Caffeine that keeps my Mac awake.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-07-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
It wasn't the shop that contacted Mac, it was the...

It wasn't the shop that contacted Mac, it was the service center that sold me the extended warranty. Yes I am now a sourpuss but what has a mythical creature that lives under a bridge got to do with...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-06-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
Thank you Lifeiasabeach for your input but I am...

Thank you Lifeiasabeach for your input but I am about to set off on my 6th solo trans Atlantic crossing and will be out of touch for a few weeks and when I am next online I don't think I will bother...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-06-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
Thanks for the feedback to my moan guys On the...

Thanks for the feedback to my moan guys On the first point, yes I am now aware from my first post that all the manufacturers lie about the real capacity on their drives and in the world of PCs that...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-06-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By captainstuart
Not having a good mac experience

:( A couple of months ago I bought my first Mac, a Mac Air with SSD drive. I wrote in this forum that I was unhappy that my 128 gig drive turned out to be only 113 gig and got many replies about the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-03-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,380
Posted By captainstuart
Take a look at Undercover at orbicule.com best...

Take a look at Undercover at orbicule.com best insurance for a one off payment of $50
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-25-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 29,050
Posted By captainstuart
I noticed this once on my MBA with SSD which is 3...

I noticed this once on my MBA with SSD which is 3 weeks old. I shall be watching it carefully and will be interested to read anything here.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By captainstuart
Ok once again thanks for input and let me try to...

Ok once again thanks for input and let me try to make the problem clear, The MacBook Air has only one usb port, the MacBook Air super drive must be connected directly into this port in order to work....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By captainstuart
Yes sorry about that I was having a senior...

Yes sorry about that I was having a senior moment. My main issue on the one usb port and not hub able superdrive is my wifi comes from a wave marine antenna which is usb connected so to spend hours...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-01-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By captainstuart
Thanks for the feedback guys, I now fully...

Thanks for the feedback guys, I now fully understand the situation and confess I never noticed this in my PC days. As someone said it only really becomes noticeable when you pay a lot extra for the...
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