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According to Coconut Battery the computer is 27... 841 Views / 4 Replies  
According to Coconut Battery the computer is 27 months, 243 cycles. Current Capacity: 5350 and original is 5020. That seems pretty incredible.
Posted by flypenfly, on Mar 26, 2010 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook 2,1 for $300 good? 841 Views / 4 Replies  
Coworker is selling his for cash to me, I was wondering if a 120gb/2gb white Macbook is a good deal for 300?

It is a Core 2 Duo .16ghz machine.

The keyboard area is looking pretty dirty, any...
Posted by flypenfly, on Mar 26, 2010 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Larry (I believe the owner of OWC) has clarified... 1,241 Views / 28 Replies  
Larry (I believe the owner of OWC) has clarified to my satisfaction why that was posted and we've come to a mutual satisfactory understanding. As far as I'm concerned, this matter has now been fixed...
Posted by flypenfly, on Jul 6, 2009 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry didn't mean to imply that you were implying... 1,241 Views / 28 Replies  
Sorry didn't mean to imply that you were implying I didn't know :)
Posted by flypenfly, on Jul 2, 2009 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Newegg didn't have it yet at the time or were out... 1,241 Views / 28 Replies  
Newegg didn't have it yet at the time or were out of stock the day I was ordering. I've spent well over 10k at Newegg over the years from system builds since they were a startup.
Posted by flypenfly, on Jul 2, 2009 at 04:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Terrible Customer Experience from Other World Computing (OWC) Macsales.com 1,241 Views / 28 Replies  
Cliff:
OWC wants me to pay an extra $30 to replace memory that is defective 8 months later.
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Late in 2008, I purchased 4GB of SODIMM DDR3 RAM for my new Unibody...
Posted by flypenfly, on Jul 2, 2009 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's for 4gb RAM PC gaming entirely. The... 517 Views / 2 Replies  
It's for 4gb RAM PC gaming entirely.

The drivers are all from Nvidia, they're just not WHQL but they are 64 bit. The problem is the artificial checks that Nvidia setup does which injected INF...
Posted by flypenfly, on Apr 9, 2009 at 09:06 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Anyone get MBP Unibody 15 Vista 64 display drivers to update? 517 Views / 2 Replies  
Downloaded latest drivers from laptopvideo2go but their modified inf file only seems to work for Vista 32 bit. I also tried the modifier app from driverheaven and that doesn't work at all and Setup...
Posted by flypenfly, on Apr 9, 2009 at 01:29 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Leopard DNS Problems? 1,467 Views / 1 Replies  
DNS look ups work about 15% of the time after a long delay when hooked up to my Wifi router... Connecting it directly to my cable modem makes it work 90% of the time but I get "Not Connected to the...
Posted by flypenfly, on Nov 15, 2007 at 12:14 AM, in macOS
Just picked up the G5 Jive and some drives + the... 432 Views / 3 Replies  
Just picked up the G5 Jive and some drives + the SIIG Mac SATA card.
Posted by flypenfly, on Aug 13, 2007 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do PC ESATA cards work with Powermacs? 432 Views / 3 Replies  
Couple of questions here.

How decent is the RAID 0 software solution on the PowerMac G5 in Tiger?

How would I transfer an OSX installation (apps, docs, etc) on a 160gb SATA drive to a RAID0...
Posted by flypenfly, on Aug 13, 2007 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
Tried that, doesn't seem to fix it. I'm also... 24,503 Views / 55 Replies  
Tried that, doesn't seem to fix it. I'm also having shut down problems... ugh.
Posted by flypenfly, on Mar 9, 2007 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm fearing there might be some software that... 746 Views / 23 Replies  
I'm fearing there might be some software that messes with the MBR in which case it won't be mac compatibile. I'll have to wait and hear back.
Posted by flypenfly, on Aug 24, 2006 at 06:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The thing is, she already bought the macbook haha. 746 Views / 23 Replies  
The thing is, she already bought the macbook haha.
Posted by flypenfly, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Simon School of Business does not allow Mac laptops for tests?? 746 Views / 23 Replies  
So I recommended to one of my dear friends a Macbook while the nano deal promo deal was going on because she was attending a thee year business school for her MBA. With dual boot I thought she had...
Posted by flypenfly, on Aug 24, 2006 at 10:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Speakers not muting after plugging in headphones in XP 687 Views / 5 Replies  
Anyone else notice this? The speakers don't mute when you have headphones plugged in... any fix?
Posted by flypenfly, on Jun 23, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It gets REALLY hot in the metal strip right above... 6,576 Views / 112 Replies  
It gets REALLY hot in the metal strip right above the function buttons on the keyboard. The underside of that area is also unreasonably warm.

It's definitely way hotter than my G4 1.33 but since...
Posted by flypenfly, on Mar 29, 2006 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My god I hated those hooks. 1,095 Views / 12 Replies  
My god I hated those hooks.
Posted by flypenfly, on Mar 21, 2006 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook G4 15" 1.33ghz 7200RPM Drive - 1gb RAM - iGo CarCharger 383 Views / 0 Replies  
You can find a ton of pics here:
http://www.jae-designs.com/powerbook/Powerbook.html

This powerbook is about a year and a half old. Battery still lights up all the way and holds about a 2.5 hour...
Posted by flypenfly, on Mar 9, 2006 at 11:42 AM, in Marketplace
For theft, do they need a police report or... 1,432 Views / 13 Replies  
For theft, do they need a police report or anything else?
Posted by flypenfly, on Apr 7, 2005 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I mean if you go through say IOMeter or a battery... 685 Views / 13 Replies  
I mean if you go through say IOMeter or a battery capacity tester
Posted by flypenfly, on Apr 7, 2005 at 11:35 AM, in Marketplace
email sent, any interest in any of these items? ... 685 Views / 13 Replies  
email sent, any interest in any of these items?

http://forums.anandtech.com/messageview.aspx?catid=45&threadid=1562461

And what is the mah rating you're getting on this batterY? please email me...
Posted by flypenfly, on Apr 6, 2005 at 10:37 PM, in Marketplace
Didn't work :( 563 Views / 5 Replies  
Didn't work :(
Posted by flypenfly, on Jan 16, 2005 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When you say "down" what does that mean? Like... 563 Views / 5 Replies  
When you say "down" what does that mean? Like bend it towards the keybard or towards me? I'm not sure I understand.
Posted by flypenfly, on Jan 16, 2005 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Doh, 15" AL 1.33ghz Latch not Catching! 563 Views / 5 Replies  
Suddenly today, it just pops back open. Is there an easy fix for this or do I have to bring it in to a store? If so, what are they going to do, they probably can't fix it right there can they?
Posted by flypenfly, on Jan 15, 2005 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hope something happens and you get a Dent. That... 1,646 Views / 30 Replies  
I hope something happens and you get a Dent. That way you'll notice the scratch very little, and also you might cry a little which would bring me some Internet joy.

Also, I had my PB motherboard...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 18, 2004 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry for the dose of reality. "Where are... 5,182 Views / 52 Replies  
Sorry for the dose of reality.

"Where are you getting this 'wireless reception problem' from? The antenna is on the side of the screen, not burried deep within an aluminum shell.

Anyway, I'm...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 8, 2004 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've read the screen resolution issue is a... 5,182 Views / 52 Replies  
I've read the screen resolution issue is a problem with OS X and not the powerbook. The sony XBrite screens look mighty nice though.

But I guess my problem is that the future of mac laptops just...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 6, 2004 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not as much really. I own the last gen versions... 5,182 Views / 52 Replies  
Not as much really. I own the last gen versions of those programs on PC since I was PC first so it will be the cost of upgrade, not a totally trivial cost but not nearly as much as a full purchase.
...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 6, 2004 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm sorry I gave that impression, I thought the... 5,182 Views / 52 Replies  
I'm sorry I gave that impression, I thought the thing about how G5's are priced and such would show I am cost conscious.
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 6, 2004 at 01:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can get another battery to swap out with your... 5,182 Views / 52 Replies  
You can get another battery to swap out with your battery, and as for the resolution you could get the 17 inch model.



Yeah but I don't want to carry ANOTHER battery on top of what I already...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 5, 2004 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well for one thing, I was able to pick up my... 5,182 Views / 52 Replies  
Well for one thing, I was able to pick up my machine for much much less than the market rate.

The other thing, I had a Ti before and it made me hooked on OS X. I just think the future for mac...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 5, 2004 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why my next computer probably won't be another Powerbook 5,182 Views / 52 Replies  
My current system is a 1.33ghz G4 15" with 1gb of ram and a 7200rpm hard drive.


I love OS X and just how everything works although occaisionally I have a mis click and close a window I didn't...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 5, 2004 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why exactly is the P4 a "bad" cpu? Because IPC is... 11,083 Views / 154 Replies  
Why exactly is the P4 a "bad" cpu? Because IPC is lower? Who cares when it can scale so so much higher as it was designed. It can be taken then that the G5 is a very poor cpu because it can't run x86...
Posted by flypenfly, on Dec 4, 2004 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Bill Gates also dropped out of Harvard without a... 1,320 Views / 36 Replies  
Bill Gates also dropped out of Harvard without a degree. This doesn't mean a Harvard degree won't take you plaecs. But in general unless you're the bright star of exceptionality with the confidence...
Posted by flypenfly, on Nov 24, 2004 at 06:28 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
This is messed up. Picked up a generic 256mb... 604 Views / 6 Replies  
This is messed up.

Picked up a generic 256mb sodimm from bestbuy to test it out.

Works fine by itself. Put it in with the original memory the PB shipped with. Same problem. So it cant be the...
Posted by flypenfly, on Nov 10, 2004 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The confusing thing is, it worked perfectly... 604 Views / 6 Replies  
The confusing thing is, it worked perfectly before and Micron memory is supposed to be the best around no?

Oh it boots in either configuration.
Posted by flypenfly, on Nov 9, 2004 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook RAM/mobo Problems... 604 Views / 6 Replies  
So one day my AL 1.33 15" just completely wouldn't turn on anymore. Okay, got it serviced at the local apple authorized center... they said it was a bad mobo and top case. They replaced it, turns on...
Posted by flypenfly, on Nov 9, 2004 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
www.arstechnica.com read the articles on CPU's ... 3,980 Views / 9 Replies  
www.arstechnica.com read the articles on CPU's

Basically, mhz is a measure of clock cycles of a particular cpu. Its not like Miles Per Hour or anything like that.
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 15, 2004 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just put it in at an apple authorized center...... 475 Views / 3 Replies  
Just put it in at an apple authorized center... we'll see how it goes.
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 11, 2004 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah yeah just did but just freaking noticed... 551 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah yeah just did but just freaking noticed there's a lost screw and I can't find a place to buy a AL screw set anywhere that's in stock!
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 10, 2004 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How upgrade friendly is applecare? 551 Views / 3 Replies  
So my Al PB has a 7200rpm that was custom installed... now that I have to send the system in for warranty am I pretty much screwed because the system was opened to install the drive?
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 10, 2004 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook Aluminum Screw Sets? 390 Views / 0 Replies  
Tried looking on ebay and pbfixit.com but they're out of stock, any idea where I can find a set?
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 10, 2004 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook won't chime or turn on. 475 Views / 3 Replies  
Specs:
15" AL 1.33ghz

So today, I moved the mouse to wake up my computer, screen was blank... nothing happened...

Okay, unplugged it, took the battery out, left it alone for 15min. Plugged it...
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 10, 2004 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Email never came through, I'm gonna have to think... 512 Views / 6 Replies  
Email never came through, I'm gonna have to think this over though. While I could use the screen real estate for my work, I would have to throw in another $150 to upgrade the hard drive to 7200...
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 8, 2004 at 10:15 AM, in Marketplace
Oh I also have Suma sleeve and case for it too. 512 Views / 6 Replies  
Oh I also have Suma sleeve and case for it too.
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 7, 2004 at 09:19 PM, in Marketplace
Ok I have: 15" 1.33ghz rev C? perfect... 512 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok I have:

15" 1.33ghz rev C?
perfect screen (no dead pixels or white spots)
7200 RPM 60gb hard drive that I installed (will include apple's 80gb)
1gb ram (crucial)
bluetooth/airport extreme...
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 7, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in Marketplace
Whats the mhz? 512 Views / 6 Replies  
Whats the mhz?
Posted by flypenfly, on Oct 7, 2004 at 10:53 AM, in Marketplace
Expose Disable for games? 498 Views / 4 Replies  
Is it possible to disable expose or hot corners temporarily just for video games? Its super annoying when I'm playing a RTS Game, and hot corners activates
Posted by flypenfly, on Jun 30, 2004 at 11:17 PM, in macOS
Interestingly, I grew up in Saipan... was there... 1,024 Views / 17 Replies  
Interestingly, I grew up in Saipan... was there for about ten years. haha, weird coincidence. Although its been close to ten years since I've been there.
Posted by flypenfly, on Jun 23, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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