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As with most things... it all depends what you... 871 Views / 16 Replies  
As with most things... it all depends what you are doing. I had a 1Ghz Titanium G4 PowerBook with 1GB of RAM and sold it to buy a 12" G4 Al PowerBook with 867MHz with 768MB RAM. I primarily use...
Posted by cobra7869, on Mar 7, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help? 472 Views / 1 Replies  
Can you share the remainder of your experience? Did you end up recovering the data from the HD? I've recently come across the same problem and am looking for data recovery places, etc... I have a...
Posted by cobra7869, on Mar 1, 2006 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" 867 Mhz Rev Powerbook and TIGER 791 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi All. I recently upgraded my OS from 10.3.9 to 10.4.2. It takes about 3 minutes and then the fan starts running. This is not a low hum, this is fairly loud. Has anyone else experienced this? I...
Posted by cobra7869, on Oct 3, 2005 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thanks for the feedback Milien. I appreciate... 1,147,694 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback Milien. I appreciate your speedy response. Sweet set up you have!
Posted by cobra7869, on Sep 7, 2005 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Milien, I have been considering a new 12" PB... 1,147,694 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Milien,

I have been considering a new 12" PB and a 20" Apple Display. How is the performance? and... Do you find the fan runs a lot when using the external monitor?

I have a Rev A 12" PB...
Posted by cobra7869, on Sep 7, 2005 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Experienced kernal panic as well, though 1,753 Views / 22 Replies  
12" 867 Rev A and I experienced the same exact thing. After several attempts and thinking I was going to have to restore, I stuck in the CD and then it finally completed logging in, which then took...
Posted by cobra7869, on Feb 11, 2005 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Considering New PB 5,963 Views / 72 Replies  
I currently have Rev. A, 12" PowerBook 867Mhz, with 640MB RAM. Considering new 15" Super or 17".

Thoughts? Most folks have the 1.33 and are saying they are not gonna upgrade, which I...
Posted by cobra7869, on Feb 1, 2005 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: System Specs Clarification on iMac G5 874 Views / 9 Replies  
So that means the bus went from 167 to 600? That is a huge jump if I am understanding that correctly.
Posted by cobra7869, on Sep 3, 2004 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
System Specs Clarification on iMac G5 874 Views / 9 Replies  
The "tech" specs on Apple's website indicate the iMac has a 600Mhz front side bus on the 17" SD model. How does front size bus differ from system bus? Or does it not? Anyone know what the "system...
Posted by cobra7869, on Sep 3, 2004 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Does the Albook support OS9? 667 Views / 4 Replies  
Your ALbook can run "classic", which should already be installed. You cannot boot into OS9 though.

Try to start classic and then see if you can't install the OS9 version of your game.
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 8, 2003 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hey pdovinh, Nice set up! That is a 20" Apple... 1,147,694 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hey pdovinh, Nice set up! That is a 20" Apple LCD, correct? Would you HIGHLY recommend that set up? Which 12" PB do you have? How much RAM?
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 7, 2003 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't pulled out the measuring tape :p , but... 629 Views / 6 Replies  
I haven't pulled out the measuring tape :p , but I'd say it is 20-25% better range, easily. I haven't tried it recently in OS 10.3 cause I got rid of my Ti-Book prior to that, but I doubt it...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 7, 2003 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have an 867 and love it. I just wish I had DVI... 939 Views / 12 Replies  
I have an 867 and love it. I just wish I had DVI out. Other than that though, it screams. If you are doing video editing, etc... it may not be as fast, but if you are just doing web page dev.,...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 7, 2003 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I own a Rev. A 12" PB and previously owned a PB... 629 Views / 6 Replies  
I own a Rev. A 12" PB and previously owned a PB Ti 1GHz and the 12" AL PB definitely has a better range.

I would highly recommend the 12". Great range, lighter, and holds up to 1.25 GB of RAM.
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 6, 2003 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you think the quality would be as good as... 939 Views / 12 Replies  
Do you think the quality would be as good as straight DVI connection compared to using an adapter? I am pretty picky about the image on a screen. :err:
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 6, 2003 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I do some digital photography with a 5 MP camera.... 939 Views / 12 Replies  
I do some digital photography with a 5 MP camera. Files I work with are not too large and I not doing this too often as it is my hobby. I'm usually on email, in iPhoto, or working on a web page in...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 6, 2003 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" PB DVI with External Monitor? 939 Views / 12 Replies  
I currently own a Rev A PB and am considering upgrading to a Rev B PB so I have DVI out and plan on buying an LCD.

Can any of you provide feedback as to performance (is 32 MB enough to run...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 6, 2003 at 10:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a REV A PB 12" and one foot fell off. ... 1,182 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a REV A PB 12" and one foot fell off. Luckily it was in my briefcase, so I pulled the remaining three off and then SUPERGLUED them all back on.

Been in place ever since. :D
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 5, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You call in for support. Their support is not... 752 Views / 4 Replies  
You call in for support. Their support is not activated on the site. If you are within your 90 day warranty, just call in and procedd with your request. Not too hard.

"Call 1-800-APL-CARE...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 5, 2003 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: How does your BT Apple Mouse work with your 12"... 1,147,694 Views / 4,110 Replies  
How does your BT Apple Mouse work with your 12" PB? I was concerned about interference with wireless. Any such problems?
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 5, 2003 at 06:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
User looking to upgrade as well. 927 Views / 7 Replies  
Forcelite...

I have a 12" PB and am considering upgrading to the new 15". Would you recommend? I hear about all the issues and it discourages me, but understand many of the users in this forum...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 5, 2003 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you for the positive posts. 2,752 Views / 32 Replies  
I just wanted to say thanks. It is really really nice to hear some positive feedback about the new 15" PowerBooks. I understand problems occur, and this forum is a great place to share info as I do...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 5, 2003 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PLEASE HELP!! New G5 1.8 and Apple Studio Display (CRT) WON'T WORK TOGETHER 980 Views / 10 Replies  
Has anyone had any problems using their Apple Studio Display with their PowerMac G5 1.8 or like model?

My screen is going black when I try to "recognize" the monitor.

Any reason this setup...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 4, 2003 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
PB 12.1" Rev B vs. Rev A. Buyer looking for help! 954 Views / 7 Replies  
I currently have a Rev A 12 inch PB. Can any of you please provide feedback as to how the new one (Rev B) compares.

Does the Rev B run nearly as hot as the Rev A model?

Considerably faster? ...
Posted by cobra7869, on Nov 3, 2003 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are the PowerBook 17" HOT like the AL PB 12.1"? 627 Views / 7 Replies  
I currently have a AL PB 12.1, can anyone compare the two as far as heat is concerned? I am looking to get myself the new 17" and am curious how the heat compares. 12.1" is too hot for me.
...
Posted by cobra7869, on Oct 30, 2003 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
DW 6.1 And Panther 983 Views / 17 Replies  
Works fine!!! Enjoy.
Posted by cobra7869, on Oct 25, 2003 at 05:57 PM, in macOS
Well... 1,877 Views / 12 Replies  
That is a good observation and I was actually thinking that today as I consider a 17" PB for myself. I will say, I bought a PB 17" Rev A and it had it's share of quirks. The 17" PB is in the second...
Posted by cobra7869, on Oct 23, 2003 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Logging into a Windows World from OSX 365 Views / 0 Replies  
Forgive me as I do not control or administer our servers at my company. I am in sales and love my powerbook and want to help my IT guy get me set up. Currently all computers log onto the network. ...
Posted by cobra7869, on Sep 25, 2003 at 04:42 PM, in Networking
There is no fan noise. It NEVER turns on. Ok, I... 1,046 Views / 11 Replies  
There is no fan noise. It NEVER turns on. Ok, I think it's turned on once since I have owned it. Regardless, once in 2 months aint bad.

As for heat. It depends how much you are on it. If you...
Posted by cobra7869, on May 12, 2003 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For those of you waiting and asking... 1,334 Views / 16 Replies  
Go to a store and listen to it. When it comes to audio, there is no "ear" better than your own. I have owned the original 5GB, revb 10 GB, and now the 15GB. I love them all, especially the 15.
Posted by cobra7869, on May 8, 2003 at 06:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Las Vegas 918 Views / 16 Replies  
Went to Fashion Show Mall on the strip in Vegas. Was in town for conference and stopped by before I took a red eye back. How dedicated is that? I bought the new iPod (15GB). Very nice.
Posted by cobra7869, on May 3, 2003 at 06:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was in the same predicament. Depends on how... 3,469 Views / 52 Replies  
I was in the same predicament. Depends on how long you are on your computer. If you put it to sleep when you are not using it, either through energy settings or by shutting the lid, you are ok. I'm...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 29, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great Experience 2,008 Views / 52 Replies  
Last night and this morning, upon waking up to an earthquake here in Georgia, I pulled out my 12" PB and signed on to the Music Store. I proceeded to buy 31 songs. Over all I spent 30 dollars. I...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 29, 2003 at 01:39 PM, in Applications
I've always wanted to know this... What is a LAN... 2,594 Views / 31 Replies  
I've always wanted to know this... What is a LAN party?
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 27, 2003 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Is your PB 12" warping? 532 Views / 1 Replies  
Luckily mine hasn't yet, but it is only 2 days old. :) I'm just curious. Please see the poll...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 23, 2003 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The performance is wonderful. I do occassional... 706 Views / 6 Replies  
The performance is wonderful. I do occassional web page design, but not much. Mostly I take digital photographs and it handles iPhoto perfectly. Other than that I surf, email, etc... I do...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 23, 2003 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New PB in the HOUSE 706 Views / 6 Replies  
Well Lady's and Gents. I joined the ranks of you all and have bought a new PowerBook G4 12" Combo. I maxed out the RAM and put the wireless card in it. This thing is so small. It's unreal. Screen...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 23, 2003 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook 900 1,814 Views / 16 Replies  
If you are just planning on surfing, emailing, chatting, etc... I would recommend the iBook. I am in the same debate and I am going with the iBook. It doesn't run as hot, will run fast enough for...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 22, 2003 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Switcher in need of help! 560 Views / 7 Replies  
I have owned PowerBooks in the past, but in all honesty, I am now out of school and don't mess around with graphics or websites at all like I used to. So I am looking to be able to occasionally make...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 16, 2003 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: But.... 1,524 Views / 22 Replies  
I have owned Two PowerBook Ti's, Two iBooks (Snow), and a PowerBook Pismo and none of those made a popping noise when running OS X. Just curious that's all.
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 10, 2003 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Product info. 759 Views / 7 Replies  
http://www.microsoft.com/catalog/display.asp?subid=22&site=11495

A link for those of you curious to see the Microsoft Wireless Bluetooth Mouse. I'm not pushing Microsoft's mouse, just when I saw...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 10, 2003 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: That is awesome! If you knew how much Apple has... 1,524 Views / 22 Replies  
That is awesome! If you knew how much Apple has been a part of my life. I have converted tons of friends, friends of friends, etc... I preach it just about any opportunity I have. With regard to...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 10, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: No, I'm not speaking of the normal noise it makes... 1,524 Views / 22 Replies  
No, I'm not speaking of the normal noise it makes when you adjust the volume. :) I'm trying to truly understand what is going on with the masses of PB 17" s that are out there. (Well, as best I...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 10, 2003 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Poll regarding PowerBook 17 (PLEASE HELP) 1,524 Views / 22 Replies  
I recently purchased a 17" PowerBook. Upon taking it home it was quickly noticeable that the computer had some glitches. First off the computer made popping noises that came out of the speakers...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 10, 2003 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Popping 1,648 Views / 16 Replies  
Yes, I did find that app. It concerned me that I had to use a third party app to stop the sound. I couldn't see why apple wouldn't just supply this app in the OS to reduce the popping.
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 8, 2003 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Al17 little glitches 1,648 Views / 16 Replies  
I recently purchased AND returned a PowerBook 17" for the same problem you are experiencing. I was told by the Apple Store (though they read this from discussions at Apple.com) that the noises are...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 8, 2003 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well Ming, I get the impression you think I'm a... 613 Views / 9 Replies  
Well Ming, I get the impression you think I'm a PC user who bought a Mac and just couldn't hack it so I returned it. Hardly the case. I have been a Mac user for 6 years now, and have probably...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 7, 2003 at 08:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I did. I am hoping this issue will be... 613 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, I did. I am hoping this issue will be resolved. This was a pretty loud popping noise. I feel it will either be resolved or fixed with an update. Then I will purchase again.
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 6, 2003 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, while I had one bad pixel on my PB 17, I... 1,150 Views / 28 Replies  
Well, while I had one bad pixel on my PB 17, I also had a popping sound on that apparently was from the amplifier turning on and off to save battery power. Apparently the issue has not been worked...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 6, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: PB 17", Popping sound when opening and closing. 613 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, I spent a solid hour and a half in the Apple Store near where I live, the day after I bought my 17" PB. As I stated previously my PB was making a popping noise when the computer would come out...
Posted by cobra7869, on Apr 6, 2003 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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