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I downloaded Disk Inventory and it showed me that... 1,369 Views / 12 Replies  
I downloaded Disk Inventory and it showed me that there was a 10 GB hidden volume on my hard drive. It had the same name as my external hard drive, which suggests that something went wrong with that...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 28, 2006 at 08:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hard drive space mysteriously gone 1,369 Views / 12 Replies  
I can't quite figure out what's happened to all my hard drive space.

When I looked my hard drive, it says it has 55.57 GB space.

The main folders in "Macintosh HD" take up the following amount...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 28, 2006 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the tip! I've seen some posts... 890 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the tip!

I've seen some posts where people complain about the feel of the Adesso - do you have any thoughts on that front?

I'm switching to a pen and tablet to replace my mouse for...
Posted by rilina, on Dec 4, 2004 at 10:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ergonomic keyboard 890 Views / 7 Replies  
Can anyone recommend a good ergonomic (that is split, and ideally also adjustable) keyboard? I've recently been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome (still mild, fortunately) and there's only so...
Posted by rilina, on Dec 4, 2004 at 11:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have the 12" G4 iBook, and I'd definitely... 1,318 Views / 24 Replies  
I have the 12" G4 iBook, and I'd definitely recommend it over the 14". As others have said, the portability gain is huge (that extra weight and size makes a difference during a long day), and the...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 21, 2004 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I got my Tucano SecondSkin iBook sleeve and... 523,016 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I got my Tucano SecondSkin iBook sleeve and Tucano Cobra series 12" messenger bag today.

Kirke did a great job taking pictures in his review (http://www.faircraft.com/tucano/bag.html) of the same...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 20, 2004 at 06:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Kirke, thanks for all the information on the... 523,016 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Kirke, thanks for all the information on the Tucano bag and sleeve. I've just ordered the red 12" iBook sleeve and the gray Cobra bag for 12" computers. I'd also been looking around for...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 14, 2004 at 03:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: azt33, once you get your Crumpler, could you tell... 523,016 Views / 1,153 Replies  
azt33, once you get your Crumpler, could you tell me if the 14" width measurement given for the Roll-O-Notes is for the bottom width, the top width, or somewhere in between? It looks much wider at...
Posted by rilina, on Sep 29, 2004 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I did look at it - I thought the vertical... 523,016 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I did look at it - I thought the vertical orientation of the Wee Bee might work better for me. (One of my main complaints with some messenger bags is that they seem unnecessarily wide.) As I said...
Posted by rilina, on Sep 29, 2004 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Can I echo this query? I've got a 12" ibook and... 523,016 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Can I echo this query? I've got a 12" ibook and I'm looking for a laptop bag that isn't too big. I'm small, and too many laptop bags are simply too big and heavy to be comfortable. I don't need to...
Posted by rilina, on Sep 28, 2004 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've also been having the problems described... 2,728 Views / 35 Replies  
I've also been having the problems described above. I took my iPod off the dock after reading this thread and noticed that it fixed the clock after the latest freeze. I've also noticed that iTunes...
Posted by rilina, on Aug 21, 2004 at 12:44 AM, in macOS
Fonts activated in Font Agent Pro missing in Quark 6 1,082 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm not a professional designer by any means, but I've got a working knowledge of Quark--one that allows me to do minor design projects on quick turnaround times when our Art department is swamped...
Posted by rilina, on Feb 25, 2004 at 12:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: bundled sofware with iBook G4 989 Views / 10 Replies  
I think most of them are demo versions. I'd have to check on my own iBook to be certain about some of the apps on the list, but I know for a fact the preinstalled MS Office is a demo. In fact, you...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 19, 2003 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Converting documents to HTML? 384 Views / 1 Replies  
I often post long articles on the web for various purposes, and I'm looking for a piece of software that will convert a Word doc or RTF to clean html. I was able to do this rather well in Word 98,...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 16, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in Applications
Re: Case/sleeve for new ibook 503 Views / 1 Replies  
Check out the sticky thread on bags/cases/sleeves at the top of the powerbook forum. There's also an article on cases in the latest issue of Macworld.

I use a Waterfield sleevecase for my iBook G4...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 16, 2003 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Wireless router, sleeve, and other questions: 556 Views / 4 Replies  
If you go to the powerbook forum, there's a sticky thread at the top of the forum (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=178702) on recommended bags and sleeves. I use a Waterfield...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 11, 2003 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got that message when I had a bad RAM module... 615 Views / 4 Replies  
I got that message when I had a bad RAM module installed in my iBook. I've heard rumors that RAM that worked on 10.2.8 sometimes doesn't work on 10.3. Might be worth investigating.
Posted by rilina, on Nov 10, 2003 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Update: I finally got my computer back. It seems... 1,713 Views / 18 Replies  
Update: I finally got my computer back. It seems to be working fine with the new RAM installed (no more freezing and kernel panics). Even if the RAM does prove to be bad again, I'm not dealing with...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 6, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Once I did some belated research on the company,... 1,713 Views / 18 Replies  
Once I did some belated research on the company, I realized that I should have never done business with them. After all, when you find a website called f*ckmacmall.com (http://****macmall.com/), you...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 6, 2003 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Update on the iBook: The weaselly sales manager... 1,713 Views / 18 Replies  
Update on the iBook: The weaselly sales manager that I finally got on the phone yesterday basically admitted that they got a bunch of RAM supercheap which they've been using in their latest free...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 5, 2003 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I definitely get that feeling as well. It's... 3,730 Views / 36 Replies  
Yes, I definitely get that feeling as well. It's almost as if they think that making things difficult will simply discourage people from following up on their complaints. Unfortunately for them, this...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 4, 2003 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacMall Warning 1,713 Views / 18 Replies  
See this thread in the Pbook forum for another user's horror story. (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=185595)

Like the poster in the above thread, I made the mistake of taking...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 4, 2003 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not a powerbook owner, but I've had the same... 3,730 Views / 36 Replies  
I'm not a powerbook owner, but I've had the same exact problem with MacMall with my ibook.

I ordered my 12" iBook back on the 10/23. Got the free memory deal, which was my mistake. It shipped on...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 4, 2003 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When I ordered my 12" iBook from MacMall, they... 898 Views / 5 Replies  
When I ordered my 12" iBook from MacMall, they couldn't confirm its shipment until very late in the evening. So you might just want to check in with them again later today.

Of course, they seem to...
Posted by rilina, on Nov 4, 2003 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah, I see. Well, I don't have a small enough... 724 Views / 4 Replies  
Ah, I see. Well, I don't have a small enough screwdriver at home to take out the suspect RAM myself, so it's off to the Apple Store after work tomorrow. What a bummer.

Edited to add: I just got...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 29, 2003 at 09:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, the base model had 256 MB. MacMall added 384... 724 Views / 4 Replies  
No, the base model had 256 MB. MacMall added 384 for a total of 640 MB.

I'm on hold with Apple Customer Support right now--we'll see if they can help.

*crosses fingers*
Posted by rilina, on Oct 29, 2003 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Frequent crashes of Panther on new iBook? 724 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

I received my new iBook this morning from MacMall. It's the 12" stock model with the small addition of an extra 384 MB RAM.

It's a lovely machine in every way - such a vast upgrade from...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 29, 2003 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's here! Have the 12 inch 800 Mhz, with some... 10,995 Views / 98 Replies  
It's here! Have the 12 inch 800 Mhz, with some extra RAM. Ordered Thursday night, shipped Monday via 2nd day air, arrived bright and early today.

I'm at work, so I haven't really gotten a chance...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 29, 2003 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does anyone know if there's going to be a new... 1,042 Views / 19 Replies  
Does anyone know if there's going to be a new edition for Panther in the relatively close future? I've got a new iBook shipping to me sometime this week (hopefully *crosses fingers*) and I need to...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 27, 2003 at 09:17 AM, in Applications
I ordered a 12" iBook with 384 MB extra ram from... 10,995 Views / 98 Replies  
I ordered a 12" iBook with 384 MB extra ram from MacMall on Thursday night. It's supposed to ship Monday via 2nd day air. *crosses fingers*

I'm upgrading from a special edition clamshell - it's...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 26, 2003 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting. I'm not going to be a student again... 1,042 Views / 19 Replies  
Interesting. I'm not going to be a student again for another couple of years, but I have friends that can get me the educational version. Is there nothing in the software registration that requires...
Posted by rilina, on Oct 26, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Applications
Re: AppleCare on iBook 531 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 366mhz SE iBook from 2000, and I got a new battery and a new powercord during the last month of my AppleCare--no questions asked.

Unfortunately, I'm suspect dead pixels aren't covered....
Posted by rilina, on Oct 26, 2003 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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