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people having the unplug and it goes dead issue,... 83,560 Views / 399 Replies  
people having the unplug and it goes dead issue, get your MB replaced... I've had 2 MB replacements... one was for that.
now I'm having RSS.

I'm getting a replacement or returning it.
-Tom
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 26, 2006 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
buy the barebones and upgreae the RAM yourself.... 1,732 Views / 20 Replies  
buy the barebones and upgreae the RAM yourself. and the HD too!

I got 2x 1gb sticks for 86 each... Lower prices on computers, servers, computer parts and electronics than anywhere else!...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 17, 2006 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had my Motherboard replaced twice in my... 1,935 Views / 29 Replies  
I've had my Motherboard replaced twice in my macbook and I still have the random shutdown problem, the spots on the palmrests, a broken trackpad button, and the screen lines after bootup sometimes...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 17, 2006 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone have a review of the new shuffle? 639 Views / 1 Replies  
I can't seem to find an indepth review of the new shuffle. Can anyone point me to an existsing one online, or offer one here?
Posted by tomasboudr, on Sep 27, 2006 at 05:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I also had the same problem with my white one. It... 83,560 Views / 399 Replies  
I also had the same problem with my white one. It only happened twice before it would refuse to turn on at all. I took it back to the store and explained the deal. They swapped my after-market ram...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Aug 1, 2006 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Furthermore I reset the PMU by removing the... 1,049 Views / 4 Replies  
Furthermore I reset the PMU by removing the battery and holding the macbook power button for 5 seconds. That didn't do anything.
Posted by tomasboudr, on Aug 1, 2006 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine is doing that too (the Xed battery icon... 1,049 Views / 4 Replies  
Mine is doing that too (the Xed battery icon thing). Although I just got my macbook back from applecare for a dead logic board. So I was thinking it was related to that since they replaced my logic...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Aug 1, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
macbook bought first week, dead logic board 3,010 Views / 5 Replies  
I bought a macbook the first week they came out. The superdrive equiped white one and upgraded the ram to 2gb. It ran hotter than most people's who have recently recieved theirs according to this...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jul 5, 2006 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
nevermind I'm good this situation has an entire... 386 Views / 1 Replies  
nevermind I'm good this situation has an entire page on apple's support page that I missed the first tiem I looked at it
Posted by tomasboudr, on Mar 21, 2006 at 03:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
4th Gen turns on and go to a support screen 386 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 4th gen, (actually my second after my first one's HD died) that turns on and goes right to a support screen with an icon of a folder with an explanation point on it.

It tells me to go to...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Mar 21, 2006 at 02:38 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
wait... Now that I am thinking... adding it to... 869 Views / 8 Replies  
wait...
Now that I am thinking... adding it to front row would complicate the remote situation (front row remote is lacking the channel buttons), so maybe just a mac mini sized tv tuner and the dvr...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Mar 3, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Devs: please make a mac mini sized TV tuner that can do HD & add TV to frontrow 869 Views / 8 Replies  
I know for one that I would pay for a mac mini sized TV tuner that can do HD. Also I feel like there could be a TV icon in front row to make things even better.

Front row's interface is all...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Mar 3, 2006 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
mine was only 6 as well 4,990 Views / 74 Replies  
mine was only 6 as well
Posted by tomasboudr, on Feb 14, 2006 at 05:37 PM, in Mac OS X
still using mine to this day! it rocks, bought it... 612 Views / 14 Replies  
still using mine to this day! it rocks, bought it right when they came out and the only thing that sucks at this point is the battery life, but its been nearly 3 yrs so that is to be expected. Its a...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Feb 7, 2006 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you guys are missing the human interface design... 3,536 Views / 158 Replies  
you guys are missing the human interface design choice that was made for the NGC controller, the Z button is on the right side because a majroity of people are right handed, and only in their right...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jan 9, 2006 at 03:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
not bad... keep it up I'm subscribed I'm gonna... 428 Views / 4 Replies  
not bad... keep it up I'm subscribed
I'm gonna guess the first common thread is "silly/pointless arguments"
Posted by tomasboudr, on Nov 16, 2005 at 04:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm DLing it now so are you from newport news?... 428 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm DLing it now
so are you from newport news? Seems like a safe guess
Posted by tomasboudr, on Nov 16, 2005 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
thats on a powerbook FYI 8,321 Views / 135 Replies  
thats on a powerbook FYI
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 31, 2005 at 06:27 PM, in Mac OS X
BAD NEWS front row breaks. I have one of... 8,321 Views / 135 Replies  
BAD NEWS
front row breaks.

I have one of the initial versions though, try at your own risk.
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 31, 2005 at 06:25 PM, in Mac OS X
cool thanks guys 703 Views / 3 Replies  
cool thanks guys
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 27, 2005 at 09:53 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
avoiding letterboxing when converting video for ipod 703 Views / 3 Replies  
I have lots of HDTV episodes downloaded from the internet and want to convert them for my ipod
I have been using QT pro export option and it works fine, but widescrren HDTV video, is not 4x3 and it...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
any way to click on them or something so I can... 389 Views / 5 Replies  
any way to click on them or something so I can edit them and make them timed?
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 17, 2005 at 11:04 AM, in Applications
yes but if you look at the picture when I put an... 389 Views / 5 Replies  
yes but if you look at the picture when I put an all day event on there, that space expands and to fit in another "row" if you will. Its like there is an invisible row of all day events there.
...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 17, 2005 at 10:53 AM, in Applications
help fix this ical visual oddity 389 Views / 5 Replies  
Guys,

I'm perplexed by iCal showing an extra space in the all day event space. See the picture below for what I mean. Do you guys know of what could be causing this?

iCal Visual Oddity...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 17, 2005 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
that didn't work for me hence my Question. but I... 2,253 Views / 15 Replies  
that didn't work for me hence my Question. but I found the export to ipod option in QT pro, its exporting a test video now
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 12, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thats what I have been looking for THANK YOU... 2,053 Views / 80 Replies  
Thats what I have been looking for THANK YOU THANK YOU!
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 12, 2005 at 09:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
do you guys think we'll be able to get other... 1,184 Views / 30 Replies  
do you guys think we'll be able to get other video into itunes for syncing, even if it is ipod sized h.264. I want to be able to put video on it that isn't from the music store
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 12, 2005 at 09:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
getting video into itunes 6??? 2,253 Views / 15 Replies  
Anyone have any clue if it will be possible to play any h.264 video content in itunes 6 so it will show up in Front Row? That will make the mac a lot more like the media center I've dreamed of. I...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Oct 12, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
this is the trick, I just found it myself to... 13,607 Views / 2 Replies  
this is the trick, I just found it myself to replace my busted HD, where you have to remove a couple keys to get at these screws

pull with your finger nail (not a screwdriver) on the upper left...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Sep 12, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone think it will fit in one of those flipping... 32,134 Views / 335 Replies  
anyone think it will fit in one of those flipping magic wallets like they sell in j. crew with the criss crossing straps? then I wouldn't even notice I'm carrying it and the wallet would double as a...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Sep 7, 2005 at 07:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thanks guys I'll hit up the shop in MD tomorrow... 467 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks guys I'll hit up the shop in MD tomorrow hopefully
Posted by tomasboudr, on Aug 31, 2005 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
best HD swap shop in DC metro area? 467 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought a replacement HD online after mine died. I have a data backup so I don't need any fancy restore work just a swap of the drive. I went to the Apple store in Tysons corner and a guy told me...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Aug 26, 2005 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
where can I find the can Icons you have in the... 2,086,135 Views / 14,714 Replies  
where can I find the can Icons you have in the dock? They are hilarious.
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jun 20, 2005 at 09:41 AM, in GUI Customization
how do you guys all have the albumn artwork... 2,086,135 Views / 14,714 Replies  
how do you guys all have the albumn artwork displayed on your desktops in the plastic cd case?. I think the case makes the artwork awesome looking. I have sizzling keys but it doesn't do that. Any...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jun 15, 2005 at 12:42 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: for desktop go PPC for laptop wait for the intel based version 2,512 Views / 82 Replies  
for desktop go PPC. The G5 kicks ass.

for a laptop wait for the intel based version, this is the reason for the change... laptops are outselling desktops, and the g5 can't be made mobile. The...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jun 8, 2005 at 04:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
no one ever answered the other poster who asked... 37,896 Views / 403 Replies  
no one ever answered the other poster who asked about a rev A 867Mhz pb with 512+128 ram...

can I expect this to be a dog under the newest tiger build or will it be ok?
Posted by tomasboudr, on Dec 15, 2004 at 01:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: on laptops (especially my 12 inch) its uber... 1,087 Views / 35 Replies  
on laptops (especially my 12 inch) its uber usefull. with a track pad the screen corner is even more useful. I use the top right croner myself for the all programs expose function.

-Tom
Posted by tomasboudr, on Nov 29, 2004 at 04:26 PM, in Mac OS X
definately want a first gen version much... 730 Views / 11 Replies  
definately want a first gen version

much more "storage space"

haha
Posted by tomasboudr, on Sep 24, 2004 at 04:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
cool idea... for a broken ipod 730 Views / 11 Replies  
So other other night I got a cool idea for an ipod that was broken. I thought that I could take out the internals, (maybe sell them maybe not)

seal the case parts (metal and white) together with...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Sep 24, 2004 at 04:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: think of how sweet it will be to have bluetooth... 3,197 Views / 31 Replies  
think of how sweet it will be to have bluetooth keyboard and mouse and wireless internet (since you will want an airpoirt express anyways) and the only wire is the power cable. Very cool!
Posted by tomasboudr, on Aug 31, 2004 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
well its the wwdc version... same as everyone... 939 Views / 18 Replies  
well its the wwdc version... same as everyone else... thats how people are making dashboard gadgets and stuff already.
Posted by tomasboudr, on Aug 8, 2004 at 09:25 AM, in Developer Center
I have a copy of tiger.... I just need to find a... 939 Views / 18 Replies  
I have a copy of tiger.... I just need to find a spare mac to put it on right now.
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jul 17, 2004 at 08:26 PM, in Developer Center
ohh nice idea... might have to do that... gadgets... 939 Views / 18 Replies  
ohh nice idea... might have to do that... gadgets are just html and javascript right?
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jul 15, 2004 at 09:31 AM, in Developer Center
I bought the book you recomended.. so hopefully... 939 Views / 18 Replies  
I bought the book you recomended.. so hopefully I'll be good to go... I'll be sure to post how I'm doing in a couple weeks. Basically I just needed something to get me started I'm pretty good at...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jul 9, 2004 at 03:42 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the replies guys... Yeah it... 939 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks for the replies guys...

Yeah it would just be a virual representation of a map pined to a wall with pins for the cities and little strips of paper with names, so I guess I did a decent job...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jul 9, 2004 at 09:56 AM, in Developer Center
I have a program idea... how hard would it be to code this? 939 Views / 18 Replies  
so I have an idea for a program... its not very complicated

here is the idea:

Basically I want to have a people sorter program where I can have a window with a list of names and cell numbers on...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jul 8, 2004 at 10:10 PM, in Developer Center
Guys you can't have the power of a dualie (for... 1,297 Views / 27 Replies  
Guys you can't have the power of a dualie (for video editing and what not) and have it portable... You get one or the other. I mean they are making advances putting more and more power in laptops,...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jun 16, 2004 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
and to answer your other fear... Mine has... 771 Views / 12 Replies  
and to answer your other fear...

Mine has actaully gotten ebtter over time. Meanning that the noise has gotten softer and softer.

I have noticed that it is louder when moving the screen in the...
Posted by tomasboudr, on May 27, 2004 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine (rev A 12") does this but it doesn't hurt... 771 Views / 12 Replies  
Mine (rev A 12") does this but it doesn't hurt anything... I wouldn;t worry about it. mine has been doing this for quite a while.
Posted by tomasboudr, on May 27, 2004 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
powerbook case damage 431 Views / 1 Replies  
I have loved my 1st gen 12 inch and still do but recently I banged up the corner reaqlly good by putting down my bookbag. Even though it was in a protective sfbags sleave inside the bookbag, the...
Posted by tomasboudr, on Jan 21, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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