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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 05-01-2015, 20:04
Replies: 133
Views: 5,538
Posted By Izak
I really disliked Windows 8 and the 'Metro'...

I really disliked Windows 8 and the 'Metro' interface originally and when the time came for me to get a new computer, I went with a Mac instead and have been very happy with it.

However just before...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-12-2014, 15:20
Replies: 0
Views: 1,142
Posted By Izak
Linx 10 Tablet HDMI Issues with Windows 8.1

I've just purchased a Linx 10 tablet with Windows 8.1 and everything appears to be working great apart from the external display.

I've got a HDMI Mini adapter which plugs into my Asus Monitor. I've...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-10-2014, 19:02
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Izak
Problems with Netgear N900 Router

Just today I've had some issues with my Netgear N900 router dropping Internet connection.

We're on Sky Fibre with the Sky Hub simply acting as a modem and then feeding it into the Netgear to act as...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 25-10-2014, 00:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By Izak
Thanks for your responses I've followed a very...

Thanks for your responses I've followed a very useful guide on the web: http://bleeptobleep.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/mac-install-windows-7-or-8-on-external.html?m=1 and got Windows running natively on...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 22-10-2014, 16:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By Izak
Windows 8.1 VM on OS X some modern UI apps not working

I've just installed Windows 8.1 on VirtualBox on my MacBook Air to enable me to use certain Windows apps on my Mac without having to go on my other computer.

Most things seem to be working ok but I...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 18-10-2014, 17:28
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By Izak
Screen Tearing on OS X Yosemite

l've noticed that since updating to Yosemite, when I drag a window around the screen, it can sometimes screentear/judder (just within the window). I've noticed it when using Finder windows, Safari...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-10-2014, 00:45
Replies: 73
Views: 7,471
Posted By Izak
All working ok but tried making a test phone call...

All working ok but tried making a test phone call and while I could hear everything fine on the Mac, the person answering the other phone couldn't hear me at all. Will have to have a proper test on...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-10-2014, 22:53
Replies: 73
Views: 7,471
Posted By Izak
It'll be iPhone only as its part of Apple's...

It'll be iPhone only as its part of Apple's Continuity/Handoff feature on iOS 8.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-10-2014, 22:36
Replies: 73
Views: 7,471
Posted By Izak
It appears to be working. Set my MacBook Air to...

It appears to be working. Set my MacBook Air to download it. Over 5GB so will take a bit of time.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 16-10-2014, 19:57
Replies: 73
Views: 7,471
Posted By Izak
Not yet, hopefully be up soon. Had Yosemite Beta...

Not yet, hopefully be up soon.

Had Yosemite Beta on a second hard drive for the past few months and was very pleased with how it all worked. Looking forward to downloading the final version.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-10-2014, 22:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By Izak
Thanks very much for the download link. Got the...

Thanks very much for the download link. Got the correct ISO put it on DVD and booted it on the laptop. It then allowed me to do a repair stating it found a few boot problems. Once it did this Windows...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-10-2014, 17:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By Izak
Thanks for your reply. Each time I have carried...

Thanks for your reply.

Each time I have carried out the install, nothing has been connected to the laptop except the power adapter, I am only using the built in keyboard and trackpad.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-10-2014, 16:11
Replies: 76
Views: 7,208
Posted By Izak
I have a laptop (MacBook Air) but tend to use it...

I have a laptop (MacBook Air) but tend to use it as a desktop computer most of the time, connected up to my 23" HD monitor. Its great that it also allows me to have a dual screen setup while working...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-10-2014, 16:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By Izak
Thanks for your replies. I found there was a...

Thanks for your replies.

I found there was a 'Full Erase' command on the Seagate tools which I have ran this morning. It took around 4 hours to do a full disk format.

After that, I inserted the...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 12-10-2014, 00:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By Izak
Dell Inspiron 15 (N5010) Won't boot into Windows 7 After Factory Reset

Slightly long story but here goes. A friend of a friend asked my friend to have a look at their Dell laptop (N5010) as it had somehow got several viruses on it. My friend cleared the laptop of the...
Forum: Mobile Phones 17-09-2014, 17:52
Replies: 39
Views: 2,904
Posted By Izak
I'm on a SIM only contract with Three and my...

I'm on a SIM only contract with Three and my contract is very resonanly priced
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-09-2014, 15:25
Replies: 78
Views: 3,628
Posted By Izak
I wouldn't be that desperate for the new iPhone...

I wouldn't be that desperate for the new iPhone to queue up for hours outside a shop. :) Much rather wait a few more days to get mine delivered!!

I'm quite pleased having just looked at the O2 full...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-09-2014, 14:27
Replies: 78
Views: 3,628
Posted By Izak
So disappointed. I waited ages this morning for...

So disappointed. I waited ages this morning for the Apple Store to go live, kept refreshing the page, etc then when it finally went live. I picked the iPhone 6 Plus Steel Grey 64GB and it said...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 15-08-2014, 17:59
Replies: 10
Views: 2,268
Posted By Izak
I'd get them from the Apple Store online, that...

I'd get them from the Apple Store online, that way you can customise your Mac before buying it which is especially useful if you're getting a Mac system that can't have its RAM etc upgraded...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 15-08-2014, 17:48
Replies: 23
Views: 3,194
Posted By Izak
I bought a MacBook Air 11 inch model last year. I...

I bought a MacBook Air 11 inch model last year. I upgraded the spec to i7 processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. It's a fantastic machine. I debated for ages whether to go with the 11 or 13 inch...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-07-2014, 19:22
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By Izak
WiFi Hard Drive/Memory Card Reader Question

I've been having a look at some of the WiFi hard drive/card readers that allow you to use extra storage with an iPhone/iPad etc. One such device is the "Kingston MobileLite Wireless" which sounds...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 15-06-2014, 15:35
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By Izak
HD TV Tuner for Mac OS X

I've just been having a look at some cheapish USB HD TV tuners as we're going on holiday and just thought it would be handy to have TV on my little MacBook Air. I found one that sounds really good...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 14-05-2014, 17:12
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By Izak
IR Remote Adapter Problems MacBook Air

I've just got an IR remote control from Amazon that comes complete with a USB IR receiver to use with Plex on my MacBook Air and Raspberry Pi. The remote and IR adapter work perfectly fine with both...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-04-2014, 14:56
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By Izak
Freeview Recorder HDD on PC

I have an old Dual Freeview recorder I got from ASDA about 6-7 years ago. It broke down last year but having loads of programmes recorded on the hard drive I didn't just want to thrown it away. I've...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-03-2014, 13:33
Replies: 19
Views: 1,809
Posted By Izak
I've not used Internet Explorer for years, I...

I've not used Internet Explorer for years, I think the other browsers are still better. IE has always been one of the weakest I think.

I use Chrome on my Windows PC but quite like using Safari on my...
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