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Hey, I think you points are right on the... 7,063 Views / 251 Replies  
Hey,

I think you points are right on the mark. I've been lusting for a MacBook Light for over two years. Now that it's finally here I miss some essential stuff to allow me to make this my main...
Posted by Frans, on Jan 15, 2008 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
:-) thx! 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
:-) thx!
Posted by Frans, on Jul 22, 2007 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wowwwww, that is just super!!!! Just decided to... 1,577 Views / 2 Replies  
Wowwwww, that is just super!!!! Just decided to start using BibDesk and was wondering if I could export my DL-lib to it. Woehaa, big gift Adrian!

:-D
Posted by Frans, on Jul 15, 2007 at 05:12 PM, in Delicious Monster
Ahaaaa, next rumor on the razor thin light weight... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Ahaaaa, next rumor on the razor thin light weight sub notebook....

Ultra-thin and ulra-light notebook coming before the end of the year - sources | MacScoop...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 10, 2007 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hahaha, would LOVE to have a 2000 Gb, but no,... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
hahaha, would LOVE to have a 2000 Gb, but no, typo...

it's a 200 Gb :-)

I've corrected it

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Posted by Frans, on Jul 10, 2007 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Link 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Hi, it's on the Leopard features overview on the Finder (And now, back to my Mac):

Apple - Mac OS X Leopard - Features - Finder (http://www.apple.com/macosx/leopard/features/finder.html)

Looks...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 8, 2007 at 06:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thx for replying. This OFFICIAL iPhone Apps... 1,019 Views / 9 Replies  
Thx for replying. This OFFICIAL iPhone Apps Wishlist can be read by the good folks at Apple to, so it's not necessary to have web based solution :-)

• Weekview
Doesn't the iPhone already do that?...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My MacBook HD was filling up rapidly, so I had to... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
My MacBook HD was filling up rapidly, so I had to choose between a bigger HD or a new computer. Decided on the 15" MBP, what an amazing screen. And still waiting for the razor thin light weight...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 4, 2007 at 04:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The OFFICIAL iPhone Apps Wishlist 1,019 Views / 9 Replies  
After 10 years of Palm Pilots, Palms and Treos I'm really looking forward to the roll out of the (3G?) iPhone in Europe. However, there are a few apps that are missing and that I'm very much...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 4, 2007 at 10:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hi Rach, Looks like you were right, we know... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Hi Rach,

Looks like you were right, we know now there was no subnotebook announced at WWDC. It's becoming quite annoying, seeing all the other manufacturers pumping out really light stuff with...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 17, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Today not only did Apple update it's MacBook... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Today not only did Apple update it's MacBook Pro's, but Toshiba launched an amazing subnotebook: the Portege R500. Look at these specs:
- 1,09 kg (the MacBook weighs 2,31 kg!)
- a 7mm optical...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 5, 2007 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some news from AppleInsider today suggests some... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Some news from AppleInsider today suggests some really interesting stuff :-)

Quote:
"What we know:
13-inch ultra-thin, LED-back lit display
No optical disc drive
On-board NAND flash for faster...
Posted by Frans, on May 11, 2007 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One more analyst gives a prediction for a... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
One more analyst gives a prediction for a sub-Macbook, expects it to ship in the second half of 2007...

AppleInsider | BofA echos reports of flash-based Apple sub-notebook in 2H07...
Posted by Frans, on Mar 14, 2007 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Iphone's & innovation theory 1,986 Views / 2 Replies  
I wrote a piece today on the iPhone from innovation theory perspective. I would love feedback on it. It starts like this:

‘Every once in a while a revolutionary product comes along that changes...
Posted by Frans, on Mar 12, 2007 at 02:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm totally with Geordiekeith :-), it's exactly... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
I'm totally with Geordiekeith :-), it's exactly that
Posted by Frans, on Feb 19, 2007 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, so now AppleInsider claims that the... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
OK, so now AppleInsider claims that the subnotebook is on it's way. Oh boy oh boy oh boy, they have been very reliable, so that could mean it's finally going to happen....
The text is almost...
Posted by Frans, on Feb 16, 2007 at 05:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mmmm, today another one of those companies who DO... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Mmmm, today another one of those companies who DO think there is a market for subnotebooks brought a new model to the US-market: Fujitsu's P7230.

Boy oh boy:
- 2,6 kg
- DVD built in
- 80 Gb
-...
Posted by Frans, on Feb 6, 2007 at 06:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi slugslugslug, I guess you were 100% right... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Hi slugslugslug,

I guess you were 100% right there.

By the way, this report in Macnn caught my eye today:

"Intel rolls out new LV Core 2 Duo chips
Intel last week quietly introduced its low...
Posted by Frans, on Feb 4, 2007 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So, what about this leak at MacOS rumours...? ... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
So, what about this leak at MacOS rumours...?

Specs of the ultra-thin MacBook are supposed to be:

2.16 or 2.33GHz Core 2 Duo
-1GB RAM (3GB max)
-ATI Radeon Mobility X1600 or Nvidia Go 7600...
Posted by Frans, on Dec 21, 2006 at 03:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
so could they tweak the system in any other way... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
so could they tweak the system in any other way so that battery life is much longer in exchange for a performance hit, for instance by bringing down the clock speed? any trick with the screen?
Posted by Frans, on Dec 13, 2006 at 05:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mmm, I wouldn't mind a severe performance-hit... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
Mmm, I wouldn't mind a severe performance-hit while I'm on battery. So could they come up with a core duo that is running on one core when on battery?
Posted by Frans, on Dec 7, 2006 at 05:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You probably don't travel 3 months a year from... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
You probably don't travel 3 months a year from hotel to business meeting to airport etc. For me, every kilo counts, not to mention the size. But the formfactor of the Macbook is fine, just a little...
Posted by Frans, on Dec 6, 2006 at 05:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Discussion on the possible mac Light subnotebook... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
Discussion on the possible mac Light subnotebook is now on the forum for MacBook Pro, since it's most likely to be a Pro laptop (and boy, that's exactly what i want :-)

You can find it here:...
Posted by Frans, on Dec 5, 2006 at 02:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
[QUOTE=slugslugslug;3228871]After seeing... 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
[QUOTE=slugslugslug;3228871]After seeing MacRumors' link to that story, I was expecting you to revive your previous thread on this. But you done started a new one, so I'll chime in with the same...
Posted by Frans, on Dec 4, 2006 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
time for a sub-notebook razor thin Mac Light (finally)? 14,945 Views / 115 Replies  
There have been rather constant rumours of a lightweight, thin Mac laptop. Today finally a new rumour that seems to confirm what I've been lusting for since the moment I ditched my 1,4 kg Vaio for a...
Posted by Frans, on Dec 4, 2006 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help My black Macbook was one of the first... 31,985 Views / 16 Replies  
Help

My black Macbook was one of the first to ship. It had serious RSS problems. It took over two months to repair. And now the laptop won't recognize the battery. Dit de P-RAM, V-RAM, PMU reset....
Posted by Frans, on Nov 4, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it just me, or is my Macbook suddenly much... 6,844 Views / 147 Replies  
Is it just me, or is my Macbook suddenly much slower? The widgets in dashboard are extremely sluggish, and overall performance has last it's 'snappy'-ness. It's more like I'm back on my old 12" G4...
Posted by Frans, on Oct 1, 2006 at 06:37 PM, in Mac OS X
On MacRumours today a piece on NAND flash-HD... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
On MacRumours today a piece on NAND flash-HD support, which helps to shorten boottime and boost battery life, and which has previously been connected with the ultra-portable rumours...

Mac Rumors:...
Posted by Frans, on Sep 28, 2006 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My machine is at Apple since the end of August.... 79,359 Views / 399 Replies  
My machine is at Apple since the end of August. They're waiting for parts, so I'll probably be waiting for over 1,5 months before my black macbook arrives back home....

Luckily I decided to buy a...
Posted by Frans, on Sep 24, 2006 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great piece on your blog! :) It's been... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
Great piece on your blog! :)

It's been rather quiet on the rumour-front when it comes to the ultra-portable, sleek, small, extremely light-weight new Mac laptop that we're all lusting for. Anyone...
Posted by Frans, on Sep 24, 2006 at 07:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the repairing permission surely didn't do... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Well, the repairing permission surely didn't do the trick for me :-)

Here's what I did: I bought the cheapest white Macbook around, swapped the memory and HD from my black one, and had the black...
Posted by Frans, on Sep 24, 2006 at 07:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
And now it's official, so after al its not faulty... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
And now it's official, so after al its not faulty RAM or software stuff, but just a rather serious design flaw in the MacBook.

The machine is on it's way to Apple and I've bought a white Macbook...
Posted by Frans, on Sep 9, 2006 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Turns out I wasn't the only one, the thread... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Turns out I wasn't the only one, the thread continues here:

http://forums.macnn.com/66/ibook-and-macbook/300808/macbook-sudden-shutdown
Posted by Frans, on Aug 30, 2006 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My crashing Mac and auto-updates 79,359 Views / 399 Replies  
Hi there,

Posted a thread earlier on this issue.
http://forums.macnn.com/66/ibook-and-macbook/299235/my-macbook-crashes-frequent/

I thought is was the memory, but the test didn't come up with...
Posted by Frans, on Aug 30, 2006 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi AppleOptionFour, I'm using the 20" screen and... 15,402 Views / 133 Replies  
Hi AppleOptionFour, I'm using the 20" screen and also the 23". It's fine. The old Powerbook used to blow loud all the time, but this is very smooth indeed. Only when I use a heavy rosetta-app like a...
Posted by Frans, on Aug 20, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No more mooing her either, which is very good... 15,402 Views / 133 Replies  
No more mooing her either, which is very good news, because it could be annoying. Overall temperature dropped about 8 degrees celsius to around 60-62. Very happy with that:)
Posted by Frans, on Aug 18, 2006 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry to say that it has happened again:... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Sorry to say that it has happened again: spontaneous reboots, crashes of all kind. This morning the weirdest thing so far happened: The fan started running when the CPU-temperature was 45º, and...
Posted by Frans, on Aug 6, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I want one of those!!!! That's extremely cool ... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
I want one of those!!!! That's extremely cool :lol:

Can I join in the beta???
Posted by Frans, on Aug 4, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd say it's a good time to come up with a new... 4,515 Views / 128 Replies  
I'd say it's a good time to come up with a new 'ultra-portable'
http://www.appleinsider.com/article.php?id=1814...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 30, 2006 at 07:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My bet would be that the MacBook light is a... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
My bet would be that the MacBook light is a Pro-product, with a price range between 1800 and 2600 euro's. It's a product aimed at business travellers.

I'm one :)

It will compete with Sony...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 29, 2006 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi there, Any news on a Mac sub notebook? I... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
Hi there,

Any news on a Mac sub notebook? I haven't been able to follow the rumours the last month, so if anyone has new info please let us all know...
Posted by Frans, on Jul 22, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No effect, even if I turn of the screen and only... 1,420 Views / 20 Replies  
No effect, even if I turn of the screen and only use the 23" my MacBook has a tendency to find an equilibrium around 67º celsius (153F), that's where the whining noise comes in, it's the temperature...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 29, 2006 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On the stability of the Windows subnotebooks: ... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
On the stability of the Windows subnotebooks:

I had three different Vaio's: one that was under 1 kilo with a very small 7" screen, one TX (first edition, 10,4" screen, 1,4 kg) and one S-series...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 27, 2006 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi there everyone, No more crashes so far... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Hi there everyone,

No more crashes so far with the new memory. There still is a flaw in the software that has to do with Backup that causes problems with the external screen, but that's just a...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 27, 2006 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi dear forum-helpers, Short update: the RAM... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Hi dear forum-helpers,

Short update: the RAM was from Aeon, the shop where I bought 'm has years of good experience with the company.

They've put in 2x1 Gb from Lifetime today, so we're going...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 22, 2006 at 04:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Very nice specs indeed, 10 hours worktime and... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
Very nice specs indeed, 10 hours worktime and 1.27 kg, that's really light! I would prefer the screen a bit larger and it would be great to have a built in EV-DO card...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 21, 2006 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Those LifeBook specs look really neat. The reason... 17,496 Views / 89 Replies  
Those LifeBook specs look really neat. The reason I switched from a Sony Vaio TR to the S-series was because the 10,4" screen (1200x800) was just to small, the 13" had the same resolution but was...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 20, 2006 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi again, Many thx to you all for the... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Hi again,

Many thx to you all for the feedback. The machine was clean installed when I got it 3 weeks ago, I didn't use the migration assistent to have as little old software as possible.

After...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 18, 2006 at 08:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thx! Temperature is not a problem, when it... 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Thx! Temperature is not a problem, when it crashed it was under 70ºC and I've had no excessive temperatures. Did the repair permissions. The RAM is an upgrade. I'll try to put in the old RAM and how...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 18, 2006 at 07:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Update 26,063 Views / 34 Replies  
Hi there, ran the hardware test in 'extensive' mode, after quite some time the message was: No trouble found.

I've taken the memory cards out and put them back in again to make sure they were...
Posted by Frans, on Jun 18, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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