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Need to make a printer wireless for both a Mac and PC home network. 1,717 Views / 7 Replies  
I need to buy a wireless router to hook up a new Epson printer so it can be accessed wirelessly by both a PC and Mac. Generally LinkSys are the best wireless routers, but I overheard in the MacNN IRC...
Posted by IronMentality, on Feb 21, 2005 at 07:46 AM, in Networking
Any advantages ordering from an Apple Store instead of online? 577 Views / 4 Replies  
I am going to be purchasing a 15" PB. I am just curious if there is any advantage as far as customer care/support if a problem were to arise with my unit.

Any feedback is appreciated.
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 12, 2004 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If your going to do gaming, and want an enjoyable... 889 Views / 16 Replies  
If your going to do gaming, and want an enjoyable experience you might want to think about the 15" Powerbook. You can get the 1.33 Ghz on an Educational Discount with the Cram and Jam deal and on top...
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 12, 2004 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Who here owns an Apple 23" HD Display? 2,920 Views / 9 Replies  
I am interested in getting an Apple 23" HD Display. I just can't seem to find the actual response time on the monitor anywhere on Apple's site. Does anyone have that kind of information? Appreciate...
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 9, 2004 at 11:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I always get USB to PS/2 convertors, never the... 394 Views / 3 Replies  
I always get USB to PS/2 convertors, never the other way around.
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 9, 2004 at 11:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mac PS/2 to USB Convertor? 394 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there an add-on I can buy so I can use my PS/2 Microsoft Wheel Mouse on a Mac? I need to have it to play Starcraft: Brood War!
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 7, 2004 at 06:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just remember to check for the response time in... 870 Views / 13 Replies  
Just remember to check for the response time in milliseconds on the LCD. If it's low (around 10 or below) that's good. Anything above will cause noticable differences if you play First Person Shooter...
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 7, 2004 at 06:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Oh man, no one is familar with this Ancient... 1,103 Views / 2 Replies  
Oh man, no one is familar with this Ancient Macintosh? We've had this thing I think for eight years now. I am getting a Powerbook G4 for school, an Apple 23 HD Display for schoo/gaming, and a PC for...
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 7, 2004 at 05:58 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
G4 CPU Question 326 Views / 2 Replies  
If Apple releases a more powerful CPU in another Rev. of the PowerBook, could I open up a current model and put the new one in?
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 7, 2004 at 05:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My friend at Ball State can get Windows XP Pro,... 1,061 Views / 15 Replies  
My friend at Ball State can get Windows XP Pro, and Office for the mere price of 5 dollars... That is just ridiculous.
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 5, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
Mac Performa 6300CD running OS 7.6 1,103 Views / 2 Replies  
It has a 100Mhz PowerPC with 64MB of RAM. What is the best word processor it can run? I'd prefer if it could transfer all of the ClarisWorks 4 files into Word for my dad's new PC I built for him.
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Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 4, 2004 at 09:49 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ok, it's clear these batteries are better than... 3,045 Views / 52 Replies  
Ok, it's clear these batteries are better than the one's Apple offer. Now, there is no heat issues with them? That's all I'd need reassurance (and others) to make for a hastely purchase :)
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 4, 2004 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Grrrrrrrr... Everytime these threads pop-up... 23,862 Views / 113 Replies  
Grrrrrrrr...

Everytime these threads pop-up it makes me think 50000000 times about not ordering my 15.2" Powerbook now and waiting until after Cram and Jam despite being a student.
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 4, 2004 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you wait up until around the 1 year warranty... 1,385 Views / 24 Replies  
If you wait up until around the 1 year warranty is over and then purchase the AppleCare seperately, doesn't that give 4 years of warranty coverage or does it only work up to three?
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 3, 2004 at 02:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
(waiting for a super PB Expert to come along and... 3,045 Views / 52 Replies  
(waiting for a super PB Expert to come along and address if these batteries are safe for purchase or not) :)
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 3, 2004 at 02:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The 2Wire HomePortal uses "HyperG" technology for... 517 Views / 3 Replies  
The 2Wire HomePortal uses "HyperG" technology for our home network. I would assume the Airport g frequency is compatible with that.
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 2, 2004 at 08:24 PM, in Networking
Question about Airport Card 517 Views / 3 Replies  
We have a wireless network in our house, using the 2Wire DSL/Router Modem. If I purchase an Airport Card, will it be able to pick up the signal thereby letting me use our wireless network?

Or do I...
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 2, 2004 at 01:23 PM, in Networking
Oh I know, but I'd rather get the discount on a... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
Oh I know, but I'd rather get the discount on a better revision obviously :)
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 1, 2004 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Any new word on this? If I am going to buy an... 3,045 Views / 52 Replies  
Any new word on this? If I am going to buy an extra battery when I order my PB 15" 1.5 Ghz I sure would like a better one :)
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 1, 2004 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think I am going to do Cram and Jam but the... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
I think I am going to do Cram and Jam but the problem is that I can only buy 1 Powerbook per 1 Educational year with the discount. That's why I was so worried and wanted to make sure I got the most...
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 1, 2004 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What is a fairly good estimate of the next... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
What is a fairly good estimate of the next revision coming out?
Posted by IronMentality, on Sep 1, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, what are the odds or likeliness of me... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
Also, what are the odds or likeliness of me spending over 2 grand on a Powerbook and then receiving a Dead Pixel? I've read horror stories of AppleCare not fixing a LCD with one or many?...
Posted by IronMentality, on Aug 31, 2004 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can any current PB users offer any experience... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
Can any current PB users offer any experience with dealing with dead pixels or the likeliness of getting a dead pixel with your LCD?

For spending thousands of dollars, I'd be pretty upset if I...
Posted by IronMentality, on Aug 31, 2004 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One more question. If another revision PB with a... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
One more question. If another revision PB with a more powerful G4 CPU were to come out a little bit after I purchased the current one, would I be able to take out say the 1.33 ghz CPU and put in a...
Posted by IronMentality, on Aug 31, 2004 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, if anyone with expertise in fixing... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
Also, if anyone with expertise in fixing Powerbooks could answer this question... How often do dead pixels occur in the LCD screen?

I read one about a red dead pixel in the middle of the screen...
Posted by IronMentality, on Aug 31, 2004 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is there another revision coming or not though?... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
Is there another revision coming or not though? I'd like anyone to comment on this issue if they can...
Posted by IronMentality, on Aug 31, 2004 at 02:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Another thing... the SuperDrive edition just... 953 Views / 24 Replies  
Another thing... the SuperDrive edition just offers a little more speed and an illuminated keyboard? No other perks for the price?
Posted by IronMentality, on Aug 30, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Student looking to purchase a Powerbook 953 Views / 24 Replies  
Hi. I am going to be a Freshman in College and am going to purchase a Powerbook for school. I can currently get the educational discount + the Cram and Jam $200 mail-in rebate with the iPod and of...
Posted by IronMentality, on Aug 30, 2004 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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