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1  Mac Hardware / iPods & iPhones / Pre paid sim card in USA on: July 02, 2009, 10:19:42 AM
I am from Canada, & am heading to Vegas next month - I have an unlocked iPhone 3G, and was wondering about pre paid sim cards? & how I'll be able to use one?
Where can I get one? How much?
Will I be able to use my phone for data? GPS? Location aware apps?
Any ideas/info would be great.

Thanks.
2  Mac Hardware / iPods & iPhones / Re: Taking my iPhone to Italy on: April 29, 2009, 12:18:37 AM
What's a temp?
I live in Canada as well I forgot to mention, and Fido (my carrier) doesn't offer an international data plan thing.
3  Mac Hardware / iPods & iPhones / Taking my iPhone to Italy on: April 28, 2009, 01:09:34 PM
Does anyone have a good way for me to utilize my iPhone when I travel to Italy next month without incurring lots of charges?
I will turn Data roaming off, but does that mean I can't use the GPS?  or location awarness apps like urbanspoon and the likes?
I don't plan on making many calls, & I will keep an eye out for wifi.

Thanks,
Dan.
4  General Category / General Mac Discussion / AVI to MPEG2 conversion on: December 03, 2008, 09:18:53 AM
Aside from Toast Titanium 9 (which always quits unexpectedly), which is the best way to put AVI files onto a DVD to watch on my DVD player?

Is there any software that converts AVI to MPEG2 with high quality?

Thanks, Dan
5  Articles / Mac Tips & Tricks / Re: TIPS & TRICKS on: October 16, 2008, 11:49:35 PM
I dragged the english files into iCals contents (right click iCal ->show contents), & dropped it into the Resources file.  Viola!

6  Articles / Mac Tips & Tricks / Re: TIPS & TRICKS on: October 16, 2008, 12:05:07 AM
I figured it out, thanks anyway.
7  Articles / Mac Tips & Tricks / Re: TIPS & TRICKS on: October 15, 2008, 11:58:37 PM
Hi there, I tried to erase all the languages I don't use in iCal, except it erased english as well.  Now I Can't open iCal anymore.. Any ideas?

I still have all the language files.
8  General Category / General Mac Discussion / Testing your Mac's performance on: October 15, 2008, 11:21:34 PM
Hello, I have a mid 2008 intel iMac 2.4 GHz 20", and I just put in 4G of 800 MHz RAM into it.  Is there a website or program that I can run my mac through to see what kind of performance I'm getting??  I ask, because it seems a wee slow as of late.
I have macaroni installed as well, which I've been told takes care of some "house cleaning".
Thanks,
Dan.

9  General Category / General Mac Discussion / Re: Airport Express - Unable to find device on: June 14, 2008, 12:58:28 AM
I figured it out thanks.
My D Link router was using WEP security, instaed of WAP
10  General Category / General Mac Discussion / Airport Express - Unable to find device on: June 11, 2008, 11:06:37 PM
I just bought (today) the brand new iMac 2.4GHz (frickin' sweet) along with the AirPort Express, and trying to get it hooked up...I get it all configured, then I get an error message saying: AirPort Utility was unable to find your Apple wireless device after restarting.
The amber light is flashing, and it seems the AirportExpress never even restarts.
I've tried factory reset and the likes, even exchanged for a new one, but still have the problem.
Any idears?
Thanks, Dan.
11  Switcher / Switcher - PC to Mac / Re: Moving music/files from pc to new mac via Ipod on: December 02, 2007, 03:11:11 PM
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15864

I've never done this, and no little to nothing about it.  BUT... this applications 'sounds to me' like it will do what you're wanting to do.  Research it well before making the move, however... and like I said... I'M NOT SAYING IT WILL WORK. - JamesJM

will this work with leopard?
12  Switcher / Switcher - PC to Mac / Re: Moving music/files from pc to new mac via Ipod on: October 31, 2007, 12:24:37 PM
Thank-you  all  very  much...will  let you know how  she  goes.
13  Switcher / Switcher - PC to Mac / Re: Moving music/files from pc to new mac via Ipod on: October 30, 2007, 02:36:43 PM
thanks for the reply...
the thing is though, I'm exchanging my pc before i get the mac...so i need to put the stuff on the ipod first, then i won't have the pc to transfer to the mac. 
Any idears?
Thanks.
14  Switcher / Switcher - PC to Mac / Moving music/files from pc to new mac via Ipod on: October 30, 2007, 12:35:25 PM
I am  going to buy a new mac, and want to transfer  files from  my pc  to  the  mac  using my Ipod.    I  just  erased  all my  music  on  the  pc  but  still  have  it  on my  Ipod...if  I  use  the  disc-mode  thing  on  the Ipod,  can  I  get  the  pc  files  to the mac as well as the music  on my  Ipod  to the mac?
15  General Category / General Mac Discussion / Re: Mac compatible MP3 players on: April 19, 2007, 09:17:39 PM
Thank-you very much for the reply. 
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