Tag: "review"

iOS 4.3 Home Sharing Review

I upgraded my iPad to iOS 4.3 and gave the Home Sharing feature a quick try. You have to go into Settings > iPod and enter your Apple ID before you can use Home Sharing. I have several Apple IDs... I just entered one and it seems to work. Once you… more »

Mac Mini 2010 Hard Drive Speed

Mac Mini 2010 Hard Drive Speed
I was looking into upgrading my 2006 Mac Mini (serving as a media server) with a 2010 model, just to get a bigger hard drive... and also a faster one! Now, according to this guy, the Mac Mini 2010 still comes with a stinky slow old SATA-1 drive, just a… more »

How to control fan speed & noise on the mac pro

How to control fan speed & noise on the mac pro
Did you know there were actually 5 different fans inside a Mac Pro (early 2009 version)? They are named Intake, Exhaust, BoostA, PCI and Power Supply! By default, all of them turn pretty slowly; in the 600 to 850 rpm range! Which makes the whole thing pr… more »

Rented movies on iTunes come with 5.1 surrond sound

Rented movies on iTunes come with 5.1 surrond sound
Tonight, for the first time, I rented a movie on iTunes...And I gotta say I was pleasantly surprised by the fact the movie came with 2 soundtracks: Stereo & "Surrond".Well, "surround" turns out to be AC3 Dobly Digital and it does work on the Mac… more »

iPod Touch just got better : almost a PDA now!

iPod Touch just got better : almost a PDA now!
Up to recently, the iPod Touch was just lacking too many features. But it just got better: when loaded with version 1.1.2 of the firmware, you can now edit your calendar and contacts directly on the iPod. If it had notes and/or todo lists with that it wo… more »