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Archive for 'Accessories' Category

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit

Mar 29th, 2012 by Atelier | 0

The Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit or commonly referred to as the CCK for short in online forums consists of two dongles. It was launched shortly after the 1st iPad was introduced by Steve Jobs in 2010. It originally retailed for USD 29. The box is quite small and as it was just purchased shortly […]

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Apple AA Battery Charger

Oct 2nd, 2011 by Atelier | 0

What’s in the box? Charger for two AA size batteries. Appropriate AC plug for the country where the charger was purchased. Six 1.2v 1900mAh rechargeable NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride) AA size batteries. Quick start user guide. Warranty information. According to the user guide, the charger requires 5 hours to fully charge a pair of AA […]

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Dell 2709w 27 inch LCD Monitor

Nov 22nd, 2010 by Atelier | 0

After getting  a new 2010 unibody Mac Mini Server, it was time to look for an LCD monitor. Having a matching Apple LED or Cinema Display would have been nice. The 24inch LED display has been discontinued as of 26th July 2010 and is available while stocks last. So has the monstor 30inch Cinema Display. Apple currently […]

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Free Online Backup Services Compared

Dec 7th, 2009 by Atelier | 0

It is quite common for people to own multiple devices and it is difficult to ensure files are properly syncronised and backed up. A possible scenario is trying to keep data accessed easily across a desktop at home, personal laptop or netbook, office workstation and perhaps a smart phone or work issued laptop. So for […]

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Harman Kardon Soundsticks I (USB)

Nov 16th, 2009 by Atelier | 0

After some years in storage, we found that the original USB apple speakers that came with the G4 Cube was no longer working properly. The black rubber surrounding the chrome speaker cone was starting to disintegrate. The Harman Kardon Soundsticks have always been a visually appealing set of speakers. The shiny clear acrylic speakers with […]

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Time Machine Backups

Oct 30th, 2009 by Atelier | 0

In the past before OS X Leopard 10.5 was launched with time machine backups, we used to clone our hard drives with CCC or carbon copy cloner. It was straight forward as easy, just plug in an external hard drive and the software could be set to automatically run. While it does provide a backup […]

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Moving to a new home

Aug 12th, 2009 by Atelier | 0

At present, all the Macs are scattered everyone. A few of them are displayed on a shelf while the rest are tucked in the store room and around the house. The metal framing of the shelf was bought from ikea and the timber shelves salvaged from a shop that closed down. As we are moving to a […]

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Apple Pro Optical Mouse

Oct 25th, 2008 by Atelier | 0

While looking for a keyboard and mouse to test the newly acquired Macintosh SE/30, I came across a plastic bag filled with apple pro mouse. I bought these 7 spoilt apple pro mouse from ebay last year. 5 of them are the original first generation black color ones while the other 2 are white in color.  […]

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Using a Macintosh to Share Wireless Internet

Oct 24th, 2008 by Atelier | 0

My wireless router was faulty and it was the middle of the month. Pay day was still two weeks away. Instead of buying a new airport base station, I decided to use an iBook G3 clamshell to share the internet connection. Almost all new macs come with an airport card. Even older hardware like G3 iBooks and iMacs are […]

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