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iPod touch 2G: playback noises via AUX 297 Views / 0 Replies  
I do audio playback with my 2G iPod touch on a Griffin RoadTrip in my car and on a Zeppelin Soundsystem at home. Both apparently use the AUX-out via the connector.

In both cases I have strange...
Posted by Felix, on Jun 16, 2009 at 03:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I am in the same situation. What matters to me is... 557 Views / 20 Replies  
I am in the same situation. What matters to me is the release of Snow Leopard. Would be convenient to have it in the bag. I hope they announce the release date tomorrow. They ought to after Microsoft...
Posted by Felix, on Jun 7, 2009 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got the disk repaired with TechTools Pro 5... 403 Views / 6 Replies  
I got the disk repaired with TechTools Pro 5 which I acquired practically for free in the MacUpdate Promo Bundle.

Very relieved... Felix
Posted by Felix, on Jun 1, 2009 at 05:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Disk utility reportes an "unvalid volume-header".... 403 Views / 6 Replies  
Disk utility reportes an "unvalid volume-header". It repaired the volume with no error message, but it still does not appear on the desktop.

It is connected with FW800. Actually only one partition...
Posted by Felix, on May 31, 2009 at 09:34 AM, in Mac OS X
lost HD 403 Views / 6 Replies  
I perhaps made the mistake of unplugging my external HD several times without first dropping it into the basket.

Now the HD is lost. It is visible in the HD utility provided with OS X but it does...
Posted by Felix, on May 31, 2009 at 05:44 AM, in Mac OS X
With the purchase of my MBP I took part in such... 1,000 Views / 12 Replies  
With the purchase of my MBP I took part in such upgrade program and became 10.5 for a little administrative fee. I cannot remember how far back this period reached. I got my MBP in early October...
Posted by Felix, on May 31, 2009 at 05:08 AM, in Mac OS X
I got another used on on eBay, replaced a... 1,530 Views / 18 Replies  
I got another used on on eBay, replaced a defective logic board, lager HD, etc and now we have a beautiful spare desktop in the house. Next project is to overhaul the display...
Posted by Felix, on May 31, 2009 at 05:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Considering 15 or 17: waht will WWDC bring? 518 Views / 5 Replies  
I am indifferent between 17 and 15 inches. Some of the additional features of the 17 make up for the larger dimensions and more weight. So with the current line-up I'll opt for a 17 MBP.

However...
Posted by Felix, on May 31, 2009 at 05:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Will it still be possible to swap HD and RAM with... 857 Views / 37 Replies  
Will it still be possible to swap HD and RAM with a non-replaceable battery or is the enclosure going to be sealed altogether?

Resolution independent UI and hirez screen would really cool! Is a...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 26, 2009 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They did a silent upgrade on the white mp. They... 857 Views / 37 Replies  
They did a silent upgrade on the white mp. They could as well on the mpb 15.

Apart from the cpu and ram higher res, blue ray and os x 10.6 would bei appreciated.

Cheers Felix
Posted by Felix, on Jan 21, 2009 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP 17 implications for MBP 15 857 Views / 37 Replies  
Hi, is it likely that Apple will offer the 2.93 CPU and the extended memory capability on the MBP 15, soon? Perhaps even the new battery with extended capacity?

Felix
Posted by Felix, on Jan 17, 2009 at 09:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got it done with another cpu board and Logic... 757 Views / 11 Replies  
I got it done with another cpu board and Logic board runs smooth with OS X. Glad in saved the Pismo
Posted by Felix, on Jan 9, 2009 at 02:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cover Flow in 8.0.1 237 Views / 0 Replies  
In my collection I have various MP3s which are not part of an album (I pick only those songs I like and delete the album entry where I do not have the complete album in the library).

Noticed that...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 4, 2008 at 07:16 AM, in Applications
Pismo cannot wake up from sleep 199 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi

My Pismo 500 does not wake up from sleep anymore.

The green light is pulsating. When I press a key the light goes off and the HD spins up for a brief moment, then everything is quiet. When I...
Posted by Felix, on Apr 28, 2008 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, addressing this issue again: I want to... 757 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, addressing this issue again:

I want to get this settled on the hardware level.

would it be a workable solution to obtain a PISMO 400 cheap on eBay (for some strange reasons almost no 500s...
Posted by Felix, on Mar 9, 2008 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Back-Up Speed of Time Machine 3,537 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi, what are your experiences with the back-up speed of time machine?

I hooked on a UBS2 drive and time machine indicated 41 GByte to back-up. The process as indicated showed max 5 MByte/s, most...
Posted by Felix, on Nov 7, 2007 at 08:33 AM, in Mac OS X
I guess user-significant updates would be such as... 3,549 Views / 58 Replies  
I guess user-significant updates would be such as

Blu-ray/HD-DVD drive. Until the prevailing format has been found or combo-drives are available, may be not worth waiting for. You may end up with...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 29, 2007 at 06:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So, no one can not really report a situation... 1,338 Views / 53 Replies  
So, no one can not really report a situation which had him/her wish (s)he would have used a user account instead of admin?

In the bginning I set up two accounts. Being a first time Mac OS X user I...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 23, 2007 at 03:50 AM, in Mac OS X
User Accounts - Strategy 1,338 Views / 53 Replies  
Hi

I am practically the sole user of my computer. I have one admin-account.

Is there a reason that I sould set up another user-account for myself? I am not quite familiar with UNIX and wonder...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 22, 2007 at 06:21 AM, in Mac OS X
I was lucky. I ordered mine on Oct 2 and it... 1,947 Views / 34 Replies  
I was lucky. I ordered mine on Oct 2 and it shipped on Oct 3. Just a moment ago I placed the order together with a wireless mighty mouse. Reason is that the campus licence is going to be available...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 17, 2007 at 03:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! I found the corresponding link for Swiss... 1,947 Views / 34 Replies  
Thanks! I found the corresponding link for Swiss customers:

Upgrade in Switzerland (http://www.apple.com/chde/macosx/uptodate/)

However, if you are student/member of the University Zurich or...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 17, 2007 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Note to myself: see whether you have to... 682 Views / 6 Replies  
Note to myself: see whether you have to register/confirm your applecare-plan online.

Regards,

Felix
Posted by Felix, on Oct 16, 2007 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine (MBP 2.4) was marked "shipped" on the other... 4,990 Views / 115 Replies  
Mine (MBP 2.4) was marked "shipped" on the other day. Does each come from China? Est. arrival is Oct 16, but I sort of expect it this week.

Felix
Posted by Felix, on Oct 9, 2007 at 08:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have used a Pismo for almost seven years... 364 Views / 5 Replies  
I have used a Pismo for almost seven years practically on a daily basis.

In the last months some strange L2-cache issue came up and I assume the frequent rebootings finally killed my hard disc.
...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 9, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am confident 160 GByte will be fine for the... 1,947 Views / 34 Replies  
I am confident 160 GByte will be fine for the next three years so I won't have void the warranty! (In particular with two ext enclosures at hand.) I will place the order today.

Thanks for the...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 2, 2007 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, yes I am talking about Neptun. The... 1,947 Views / 34 Replies  
Thanks, yes I am talking about Neptun.

The price you are quoting for the highend MBP (CHF 2999) is the one of neptun right now, claimed being a 27 % discount. If Poseidon is 16 % (this is the...
Posted by Felix, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am aware of HD replacements as I did so before... 1,947 Views / 34 Replies  
I am aware of HD replacements as I did so before 4 years ago.

To some extend new toy, to some extend something up to date. My PowerBook had some L2-cache issues recently causing annoying hang-ups....
Posted by Felix, on Oct 1, 2007 at 03:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Same decision to be made here. Difference is... 1,489 Views / 24 Replies  
Same decision to be made here. Difference is approx. CHF 450 which is about EUR 290 with the rest (HD and so) being idential.

When I purchased my powerbook, 500 MHz or 400 MHz was a question of...
Posted by Felix, on Sep 29, 2007 at 04:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I am about to gamble and I am not expecting... 1,947 Views / 34 Replies  
Yes, I am about to gamble and I am not expecting a clear answer (covered by a personal liability if wrong... :)). But has Apple offered such before as when stepping up from 10.3 to 10.4? (like: users...
Posted by Felix, on Sep 29, 2007 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So this issue is not a clear yes/no question... ... 1,624 Views / 33 Replies  
So this issue is not a clear yes/no question...

Under what conditions it a glossy screen prefferable?

Movies? Photoshop or iMovie work?

Are the brighter colors more accurate?

A direct...
Posted by Felix, on Sep 29, 2007 at 04:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have to buy MacBook Pro now - 10.5? 1,947 Views / 34 Replies  
Hi

Two reasons why I have to obtain a new MacBook Pro coming week: HD-crash on my Powerbook and special student rebate until Oct 07.

Are you aware whether Apple will offer any upgrade discount...
Posted by Felix, on Sep 29, 2007 at 03:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
HD-DVD /Blu-Ray in Notebook? 1,042 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi

I would like to get an idea whether an internal high-definition drive is something realistic in the near future.

I have seen Sony VAIOs equiped with such.

What is realistic and worth...
Posted by Felix, on Aug 21, 2007 at 06:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am presently finishing and publishing my book... 3,572 Views / 65 Replies  
I am presently finishing and publishing my book written on Framemaker under OS 9. After 6 years my Pismo has strange black-outs possibly relating to the L2-cache. I sincerely hope to finish my...
Posted by Felix, on Feb 27, 2007 at 08:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for all the replys! Are those... 757 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for all the replys!

Are those programs able to diagnose the L2 cache or is this advice to see whether the Powerbook works flawless with the L2-cahce disabled?

The CPU-director-ZIP-File...
Posted by Felix, on Feb 27, 2007 at 07:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Deactivated L2-Cache in Pismo 757 Views / 11 Replies  
Recently I started having strang blackouts: suddenly the cursor or pointer froze and all I could do was to cut off power or press the on/off-switch for 5 sec.

Sometimes rebooting was difficult and...
Posted by Felix, on Feb 26, 2007 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So it is worthwhile to spent approximately 100 -... 2,067 Views / 42 Replies  
So it is worthwhile to spent approximately 100 - 150 Euros on a 7200 - 100 GB HD and on OS X 10.4 upgrading a Pismo G3/500 with 640 MByte RAM? I already did a conversion to a Toshiba DVD/CD-R-combo...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 2, 2007 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A 13.3 inch laptop would be absolutely reasonable... 12,476 Views / 187 Replies  
A 13.3 inch laptop would be absolutely reasonable to enhance the present line up.

It could merge the 12 and 14 inch iBook into one new consumer laptop.

As a souped-up version it would serve...
Posted by Felix, on Apr 29, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Having my Pismo since 10/2000 I never felt the... 2,393 Views / 43 Replies  
Having my Pismo since 10/2000 I never felt the urge to upgrade to any G4 notebook:
05/2002: 40 GByte HD and 512 additional MByte RAM
03/2004: Installed Toshiba DVD-ROM/CD-R(W)
06/2005: NewerTech...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 20, 2006 at 03:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My prediction is that the 12 inch Powerbook and... 1,622 Views / 21 Replies  
My prediction is that the 12 inch Powerbook and iBook will merge into the 13 inch MacBook (without "pro") and that there will further be a 17 inch MacBook pro or "mega" or whatever. Each size with...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 18, 2006 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sure, I am quite aware of the age of my computer... 345 Views / 6 Replies  
Sure, I am quite aware of the age of my computer and I do not really intend to blame Apple; I just observe facts... Believe it or not but there is some software which has never made the transition to...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 18, 2006 at 02:40 PM, in Applications
Thanks guys, in particular for the movie player... 345 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks guys, in particular for the movie player link. The web site gave me the impression they wouldn't care about QT 6 and Mac OS 9 anymore, but I will try to contact somebody in order to obtain a...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 18, 2006 at 12:21 PM, in Applications
Turning QT6 on MacOS9.2.2 into QT Pro... 345 Views / 6 Replies  
Apple does not provide any registration keys for Mac OS 9 users anymore. I need to turn my QT 6.0.3 into QT Pro in order to convert some files.

Thanks for any input on this!

Felix
Posted by Felix, on Jan 18, 2006 at 05:49 AM, in Applications
Why dio you bother with 20 GByte? The price... 443 Views / 7 Replies  
Why dio you bother with 20 GByte? The price differences are too thin.

Installaton ist quite simple. This ATA-X issue might become relevant when drives larger than 120 GByte are available.

The...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 14, 2006 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you have Matsushita installed and replace with... 471 Views / 10 Replies  
If you have Matsushita installed and replace with Matsushita the frontplate switch ist very simple.

In any other case you have to refit the faceplate. This works with some superglue. Not too...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 14, 2006 at 03:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I do not know. However, as far as I am aware... 471 Views / 10 Replies  
I do not know. However, as far as I am aware xlr8yourmac.com does not have any reports on that issue so I guess it might be something with my particular setup.

My guess is that my drive is set to...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 13, 2006 at 02:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very interesting to read. Maybe it is better to... 4,396 Views / 47 Replies  
Very interesting to read. Maybe it is better to anticipate the PS3 instead of Vista.

Felix
Posted by Felix, on Jan 12, 2006 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am also running OS 9.2.2. The brezel will... 471 Views / 10 Replies  
I am also running OS 9.2.2.

The brezel will only fit on a new Matsushita drive if your Pismo came with the same make from the factory. The system profiler will show you.

Even with the LG,...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 12, 2006 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry about the confusion. I was wondering... 909 Views / 6 Replies  
Sorry about the confusion.

I was wondering whether the new Intel-architecture allows for the installation of a seperate Windows or Linux environment, say on a separate partition.

Best regards,...
Posted by Felix, on Jan 11, 2006 at 04:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook boots Windows/Linux/what else? 909 Views / 6 Replies  
Addressed to all users of new Macbooks (congratulations!)!

What else other than OS X does the MacBook boot natively under?

Best regards,

Felix
Posted by Felix, on Jan 11, 2006 at 04:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook boots Windows/Linux/what else? 397 Views / 0 Replies  
Double Post - please delete - sorry
Posted by Felix, on Jan 11, 2006 at 04:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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