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Boot new (but >1 yr old) mini, apple support says out of warranty? 473 Views / 7 Replies  
sorry for long title.

short version of story: fall of '06 bought a mac mini as a second computer. was going to set it up at xmas for the family. got a surprise gift of a macbook at xmas -- so...
Posted by yoesh, on Feb 10, 2008 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
just picked up a 160 GB 7200.2 Momentus SATA... 568 Views / 15 Replies  
just picked up a 160 GB 7200.2 Momentus SATA Seagate from OWC (keep in mind, it's not 160 formatted).
Seems faster than the 80GB 5400 RPM that it replaced.
Posted by yoesh, on Jun 3, 2007 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Parallels 8 GB HD limit? 664 Views / 2 Replies  
When configuring the Parallels install, I know that you can up the RAM allocation to give better performance, but is there any way to expand beyond the std 8 GB HD limit on Parallels install? It...
Posted by yoesh, on Feb 21, 2007 at 07:15 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
the 5110 eoxm is white and is Mac only (ie, ships... 820 Views / 12 Replies  
the 5110 eoxm is white and is Mac only (ie, ships with acrobat 7.0 for mac)
link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16838115012

not sure about the other but my guess is that it's...
Posted by yoesh, on Dec 26, 2006 at 06:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Best choice in a G3/G4 tower? 567 Views / 10 Replies  
I have a bunch of classic apps/doc that I need to archive and keep for a while longer. Currently they reside on some durable, but aged, vintage hardware (PM 8600, 6500). I was thinking it might make...
Posted by yoesh, on Dec 18, 2006 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
they're probably special ordered ,but why not... 787 Views / 1 Replies  
they're probably special ordered ,but why not just try some of the clear plastic folder labels that can be purchased at office max/staples, etc. then you can trim to fit with an X-acto knife.
Posted by yoesh, on Dec 16, 2006 at 12:01 PM, in Hardware Hacking
~48" of goodness 565 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone have a new 24" iMac hooked up with an external spanning 23-24" display? Pics?
Posted by yoesh, on Dec 1, 2006 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: well, the 100, 140, and 170 were the first... 2,386 Views / 43 Replies  
well, the 100, 140, and 170 were the first powerbooks period, and their design improvements over the PC offerings really changed the way people thought of laptop computers (which may or may not be...
Posted by yoesh, on Jan 27, 2006 at 04:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: the powerbook 100 deserves some kudos as being... 2,386 Views / 43 Replies  
the powerbook 100 deserves some kudos as being the first, best, thin & light -- and doing it 16 yrs ago to boot.

1st generation powerbooks had the keyboard forward with room for palm rests and...
Posted by yoesh, on Jan 21, 2006 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Minis ship w/ iLife '06? or '05? 765 Views / 11 Replies  
Will a new Mac Mini purchased today (post MWSF) ship with iLife '06? or does one need to buy a new MacIntel machine to get '06 loaded on?

thanks,
Posted by yoesh, on Jan 12, 2006 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Check out Gamba's page... 402 Views / 2 Replies  
Check out Gamba's page (http://home.earthlink.net/~gamba2/index.html) -- lots of good vintage info there. Including Sys 7 install images. The PB 170 was tops when it was introduced, IIRC. If you can...
Posted by yoesh, on Oct 15, 2005 at 09:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
eMacs are still available via the EDU and GOV... 584 Views / 5 Replies  
eMacs are still available via the EDU and GOV apple stores.
they are just probably fading into the sunset quietly....

real question is will they be replaced or will the imacs take their place in...
Posted by yoesh, on Oct 12, 2005 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Have an eMac? Owner impressions? 419 Views / 1 Replies  
Just looking to see what folks think about their eMac (comparisons to other macs would be great). Do you wish you got the flat iMac instead for space? or for G5 speed? Any thoughts appreciated.
Posted by yoesh, on Oct 7, 2005 at 12:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
physical protection for desktops (from vandalism) 330 Views / 5 Replies  
we had a recent incident at work where there was a break in and some vandalism. a number of offices were hit -- hammers taken to LCDs/CRTs and computers. also, some of the computers had...
Posted by yoesh, on Sep 18, 2005 at 09:56 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
hahahahahahahaha LOL :lol: 4x256GB?!!?!?!? ... 693 Views / 6 Replies  
hahahahahahahaha
LOL :lol:
4x256GB?!!?!?!?

would be nice, but i think it is a pipe dream
Posted by yoesh, on Sep 7, 2005 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
another option, albeit a less aesthetically... 1,405 Views / 23 Replies  
another option, albeit a less aesthetically pleasing one, is to go to a non-apple 20" display.

dell has a new 20" widescreen model (2005fpw) that is beautiful and has the bonus of coming with the...
Posted by yoesh, on Dec 16, 2004 at 08:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
HP makes a bluetooth folding keyboard for the... 831 Views / 18 Replies  
HP makes a bluetooth folding keyboard for the iPaq. While this is probably inferior to the PB keyboard, it is in the same genre that you're looking for (KB sans numeric keypad), and is small.

I...
Posted by yoesh, on Sep 12, 2004 at 09:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks! 418 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks!
Posted by yoesh, on Aug 20, 2004 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sweet spot for new 12" config? 418 Views / 3 Replies  
what's the happy sweet spot point for RAM and HD configurations?

i'm thinking that the 80GB 5400 is a no brainer vs the 4200 stock (but it would really be nice to have a 7200 HD option). are...
Posted by yoesh, on Aug 20, 2004 at 08:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah...don't do it. 15 sec of curiousity... 1,189 Views / 15 Replies  
yeah...don't do it. 15 sec of curiousity answered with days/weeks of pain and regret.:brick:
Posted by yoesh, on Aug 20, 2004 at 08:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the suggestions...I'll look into R....... 1,923 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestions...I'll look into R....

SPSS 11.5 will launch on my G5 (10.3.4) but will hang/spinning beach ball shortly after you attempt to do anything. It worked before on a G4 PB...
Posted by yoesh, on Aug 1, 2004 at 09:36 PM, in Applications
Statistical software question: SPSS alternatives 1,923 Views / 8 Replies  
Recent events:
SPSS 11.5 doesn't really work with 10.3.x -- SPSS's advice is to downgrade to 10.2.6. When our IT person asked the SPSS folks if it will be fixed for v 12, the answer was 'no' --...
Posted by yoesh, on Aug 1, 2004 at 12:35 PM, in Applications
F@H - rank order of CPUs? (basic questions) 280 Views / 3 Replies  
i'm sure this is out there somewhere, but i can't find it....what are the best/better CPUs for Folding? I have a 1.8 G5 (single) -- how does that compare to a P4, P3 or Athlons in terms of DC...
Posted by yoesh, on Jul 21, 2004 at 09:55 PM, in Team MacNN
12" and 14" ibook have the same resolutions --... 689 Views / 15 Replies  
12" and 14" ibook have the same resolutions -- just different pixel density. if you need more than 1024x768, then you need to think 15" PB, a PC laptop, or using the ibook with the spanning hack to...
Posted by yoesh, on Jun 19, 2004 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
first, an ibook is a great introduction to the... 689 Views / 15 Replies  
first, an ibook is a great introduction to the Mac and OS X. The 14" gets you more screen, but not more resolution, so i prefer the 12" versions, espec because it is a pound lighter. Max out the RAM...
Posted by yoesh, on Jun 19, 2004 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
quote: >I think it would help a lot if youŽd... 1,529 Views / 28 Replies  
quote:
>I think it would help a lot if youŽd mention your question.

>> "anybody here have both a Powerbook and Thinkpad?"

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^;)

are there *other*...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 21, 2004 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PBs and Thinkpads? 1,529 Views / 28 Replies  
anybody here have both a Powerbook and Thinkpad?
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 21, 2004 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
>I use steel wool and a little ajax. or some... 6,615 Views / 39 Replies  
>I use steel wool and a little ajax.

or some 100 grit sandpaper works well too ;)
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 17, 2004 at 07:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
or press it when it is slightly elevated above a... 1,029 Views / 13 Replies  
or press it when it is slightly elevated above a reflective surface, and then it will look like: 1) a UFO, or 2) those funky cars with the light bars underneath :D so, now if you could only put...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 17, 2004 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sys 6.0.8 or 7.0.1 (or 7.1) are probably what... 1,026 Views / 6 Replies  
sys 6.0.8 or 7.0.1 (or 7.1) are probably what you're best bets are in terms of System software.

As for uses? -- try it out, you might be surprised. I found that a basic mac could still help me...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 16, 2004 at 04:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
re: worth it? -- yes, it's a great screen.... 1,322 Views / 13 Replies  
re: worth it? -- yes, it's a great screen. worried about damage? get applecare (always a good idea with any LCD product where the LCD replacement cost is $$$ -- think powerbooks/ibooks and LCD...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 16, 2004 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
my 2 cents: Dual 1.25 G4 > single G5 1.6 ... 5,647 Views / 57 Replies  
my 2 cents:

Dual 1.25 G4 > single G5 1.6
Dual 1.25 G4 =< single G5 1.8
Dual 1.25 G4 < dual G5

the refinement of the dual G4 is a factor when comparing it to the bottom of the G5 line. i think...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 16, 2004 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
keep it. unless you really enjoy boxing things... 1,136 Views / 27 Replies  
keep it. unless you really enjoy boxing things back up and returning them.

the 1.6 G5 is NOT markedly superior to the 1.25 G4, and many would argue that the shortcomings of the 1.6 G5 (PCI slots,...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 16, 2004 at 03:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
FWIW, SmallDog had dual 1.42s (refurb) a while... 1,273 Views / 17 Replies  
FWIW, SmallDog had dual 1.42s (refurb) a while back. But i agree -- the premium over the 1.25 -- nearing base G5 prices -- probably made them cost prohibitive. If you consider you can get...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 16, 2004 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for the great primer on materials science,... 3,412 Views / 46 Replies  
thanks for the great primer on materials science, Fyre4ce!
it was a good read and reminded me of some weekend "lectures" that my grandfather would provide when i would visit...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 13, 2004 at 07:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
recommend 15" or 17" LCDs (non-Apple) 3,501 Views / 33 Replies  
i'm looking to ditch the bulky CRTs in favor of some space saving LCDs -- but most of the hardward is older (eg, circa late 90s -- beige powermacs). anyone have any brands or models they like in...
Posted by yoesh, on Mar 6, 2004 at 12:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
pics when it arrives, please.... 1,322 Views / 13 Replies  
pics when it arrives, please....
Posted by yoesh, on Feb 24, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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