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Rumor sites change their predictions 4,101 Views / 62 Replies  
I like a lot of people on here have been wanting to buy a merom MBP, I think it is funny now how sites like macosrumors are saying the update will be "sometime in the next two weeks".
Posted by Kdog01, on Sep 25, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well the offer is good for 12 business... 522 Views / 3 Replies  
Well the offer is good for 12 business days.......so I am hoping that the announcement is this tuesday, but if it looks like it is going to be the following tuesday I will still be ok. Its all good.
Posted by Kdog01, on Sep 20, 2006 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm all set for merom! 522 Views / 3 Replies  
Called powermax today. I have a 15in powerbook with 1.5GHz G4 and they will give me $900 on trade in of a new mbp (i dont want the hassle of ebay). Therefore, if they keep the price of the mbp at...
Posted by Kdog01, on Sep 20, 2006 at 08:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am certainly not an expert, but I would think... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
I am certainly not an expert, but I would think so. The addition of the core duo 2 in the imac using the same card, same logic board, and same processor speed gave like a 20% bump in fps in unreal...
Posted by Kdog01, on Sep 10, 2006 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Heat: 15in vs 17in 480 Views / 3 Replies  
Today when I was in the Apple store, I was really surprised at the heat difference between the 15in and 17in models. Maybe it was just the MBP's at this store, but you could hardly touch the left...
Posted by Kdog01, on Sep 3, 2006 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Store being updated! 401 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm hammered and I am up at 3am, but I am noticing that the Apple store is down.....new products maybe?
Posted by Kdog01, on Sep 3, 2006 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Getting back on topic, I completely agree with... 4,318 Views / 33 Replies  
Getting back on topic, I completely agree with Lizard's first post. When the MBP's first came out, I simply could not stand the massive amount of heat that was coming out of these things. Today I...
Posted by Kdog01, on Aug 27, 2006 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help with MBP purchase 315 Views / 1 Replies  
So I have been waiting for Merom and upon its release (hopefully in the next month) I think I am ready to take the plunge and replace my 15" 1.5 GHz powerbook, but I have just a few questions first...
Posted by Kdog01, on Aug 22, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good Merom vs Yonah Article 3,162 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey guys, I frequent this board everyday and have not seen this article posted. If someone has posted before I apologize. Anyways, I found it to be a very good article. I will certainly purchase a...
Posted by Kdog01, on Aug 21, 2006 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does it appear to be about the same brightness? 492 Views / 4 Replies  
Does it appear to be about the same brightness?
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 19, 2006 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Glossy vs Dell 20in widescreen monitor 492 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone have both, and if so, which looks better?
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 18, 2006 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How is the heat in comparison? How about in... 372 Views / 3 Replies  
How is the heat in comparison? How about in closed mode?

Games are kinda important to me, or else I would just get a macbook. Sounds like you are pretty happy with the game performance.
...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 6, 2006 at 12:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any former 1.5GHZ Powerbook users? 372 Views / 3 Replies  
I am seriously considering upgrading to a new macbookpro, I was just curious as to how the experience was different with the new machine. Barefeats and Xbench can give me benchmarks, but is the...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 5, 2006 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To me it looks a lot smaller than the current G5,... 587 Views / 7 Replies  
To me it looks a lot smaller than the current G5, just wider. Maybe its a closeup?
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 5, 2006 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Could amazon leak again? 587 Views / 7 Replies  
Go to Amazon.com and check out apple desktops and look at the odd Dual 2.3 enclosure. This has to be a mistake AGAIN.
...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 5, 2006 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
So if I do an archive and install, I wouldn't... 385 Views / 3 Replies  
So if I do an archive and install, I wouldn't have to backup my itunes and iphoto, correct?
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 5, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac OS X
clean install of Tiger 385 Views / 3 Replies  
I have been running 10.3.9 on my 1.5 Powerbook since I purchased it in 2004, but now need to upgrade to Tiger. I want to do the clean install for the obvious benefits that everyone seems to be aware...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jul 5, 2006 at 12:07 PM, in Mac OS X
I got the macally for my 15in 1.5GHz powerbook... 2,369 Views / 26 Replies  
I got the macally for my 15in 1.5GHz powerbook today, and I am very pleased. IMO it improves the screen quality and it only costs 14 bucks. Not going to look as good as the new macs, but I think it...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jun 18, 2006 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is Safari improved in Tiger? 505 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a 1.5Ghz powerbook running OS X 10.3.9. If I upgrade to Tiger, will Safari load webpages faster?

Thanks for helping a rookie out.
Posted by Kdog01, on May 29, 2006 at 12:11 AM, in Applications
bump 503 Views / 2 Replies  
bump
Posted by Kdog01, on Mar 2, 2006 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacbookPro and Garageband 503 Views / 2 Replies  
If anyone uses Garageband pretty regularly that has recently upgraded to the Intel MacbookPro, can you notice a considerable improvement over your G4?

I use Garageband quite extensively on my...
Posted by Kdog01, on Mar 1, 2006 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I personally can't wait much longer. I have... 1,897 Views / 29 Replies  
I personally can't wait much longer. I have really enjoyed my powerbook over the last year and a half since switching to apple, but I really want a powermac. A G5 would be nice, but being so close...
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 28, 2006 at 05:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Daystar 2.0 GHz upgrade 302 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone considering this for their G4?
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 21, 2006 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey guys, I am wanting to record multiple... 330 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys,

I am wanting to record multiple tracks and create a demo when I get together with my band this weekend. I currently have a powerbookG4 1.5GHz with 1.25Gb of ram. Can someone recommend...
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 21, 2006 at 07:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hey guys, I am wanting to record multiple... 330 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys,

I am wanting to record multiple tracks and create a demo when I get together with my band this weekend. I currently have a powerbookG4 1.5GHz with 1.25Gb of ram. Can someone recommend...
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 21, 2006 at 07:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Recording multiple tracks 330 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 21, 2006 at 07:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Upgrade worth it? 363 Views / 1 Replies  
Would the Daystar 1.92GHz upgrade be worth it, if the system bus remains at 167MHz? Or would the upgrade really make little difference? I am not not much of a computer techie, so any help would be...
Posted by Kdog01, on Dec 17, 2005 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bueller? Anyone going to do this upgrade? 1,272 Views / 16 Replies  
Bueller?

Anyone going to do this upgrade?
Posted by Kdog01, on Dec 4, 2005 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hope this helps.... 6,385 Views / 51 Replies  
Hey guys,

I have had similar problems as you guys have described above on my 15in powerbook. It was frustrating me a lot actually. I just realized that my problem went away after I turned off...
Posted by Kdog01, on Dec 4, 2005 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I read the announcement at Daystar-tech.com 1,272 Views / 16 Replies  
Heck I have a 15in 1.5GHz powerbook now, but I would upgrade if the improvements are as good as they boast and the heat is decreased as their press release states.

Has anyone here done upgrades...
Posted by Kdog01, on Dec 3, 2005 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I can't post my pics 1,087,912 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I would post my setup if I was allowed to, but i dont have permission..... :(

1.5 GHz Powerbook 15in 1.25Gb Ram
Dell XPS Gen 5 with ATI 850XT PE
Dell 20in Widescreen Monitor
Bose 201 Bookshelf...
Posted by Kdog01, on Oct 8, 2005 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Viewsonic 20" LCD VP201S 326 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone tried this monitor with their powermac or powerbook? Is it any good? I want a LCD I can use on my pc and my powerbook.

Thanks in advance.
Posted by Kdog01, on Apr 12, 2005 at 10:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What happened to my new 20gb ipod? 429 Views / 2 Replies  
My ipod has been completely frozen on one song for 24 hours. The screen won't change. It won't turn off and no sound is coming out. I tried holding down the menu and play buttons to reset, but...
Posted by Kdog01, on Apr 3, 2005 at 09:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Performane drop with external monitor? 350 Views / 1 Replies  
I am thinking of buying a 20in Cinema display, but will my gaming performance be hurt by using an external monitor vs just using the powerbook screen?

Thanks in advance!
Posted by Kdog01, on Mar 26, 2005 at 04:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Outpost has 1gb of ram for $159 510 Views / 2 Replies  
........and I just bought 1gb for $199.........eh.......
Posted by Kdog01, on Mar 6, 2005 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Went to Fry's today and bought a 1gb stick that... 65,898 Views / 651 Replies  
Went to Fry's today and bought a 1gb stick that was a Generic brand and it is working very well. I paid $199 for it. No problems to report, and Powerbook running much smoother now.
Posted by Kdog01, on Mar 5, 2005 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1.25Gb in my 15in 1.5Ghz Powerbook. .....Not... 5,452 Views / 98 Replies  
1.25Gb in my 15in 1.5Ghz Powerbook.

.....Not happy with gaming performance though.......
Posted by Kdog01, on Mar 5, 2005 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Playing a game in 1024x768 on a 15in PB 366 Views / 2 Replies  
Will consistent non-use of the full screen in a game like ut2004 or halo damage the screen? I want to run in 1168 mode, but just not fast enough for me.
Posted by Kdog01, on Mar 5, 2005 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok. Sounded like barefeats was a tad high. ... 565 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok. Sounded like barefeats was a tad high.

Thanks for your response.
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 28, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Barefeats Halo benchmarks 565 Views / 2 Replies  
If you go to barefeats graphics test of the mac mini vs other macs, it shows that a 1.5 Ghz Powerbook can get 54 fps on medium settings at 1024x768. Is anyone else getting this kind of performance? ...
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 27, 2005 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Imac and Nvidia 6800 Go 944 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't get it. If dell can put this graphics card in the new XPS system, why can't apple put something remotely close into an Imac? I know I am not as tech-savy as half the users, but apple should...
Posted by Kdog01, on Feb 24, 2005 at 10:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Hey Manchungster, Cool setup. How do you... 1,087,912 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hey Manchungster,

Cool setup. How do you like that dell monitor? I am trying to decide between that monitor and the Apple 20in which is $250 more. What made you go for the Dell monitor?
...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jan 30, 2005 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mainly my powerbook is used for websurfing,... 683 Views / 8 Replies  
Mainly my powerbook is used for websurfing, email, garageband and gaming. Obviously, RAM won't make a huge difference for the first 2. But would doubling my memory help my gaming performance?

I...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jan 26, 2005 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I actually meant from 512mb to 1gb. Dump... 683 Views / 8 Replies  
I actually meant from 512mb to 1gb. Dump mistake.
Posted by Kdog01, on Jan 26, 2005 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it worth it to upgrade to 1gb of ram from 512K? 683 Views / 8 Replies  
I am considering upgrading my ram on my 15in 1.5Ghz powerbook. Is it worth the $200? Is there a noticeable difference?

Thanks for your input.
Posted by Kdog01, on Jan 26, 2005 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just thought I would let everyone know that the... 65,898 Views / 651 Replies  
Just thought I would let everyone know that the Kingston 1gb stick is not only $179. I am more comfortable with the Kingston name that the generic Premium Ram everyone seems to be buying on here. I...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jan 22, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess what I am saying is, "Can the powerbook... 411 Views / 5 Replies  
I guess what I am saying is, "Can the powerbook run the optimal resolution of the 20in display, whatever it is, i think it is 1600X1200, without sacrificing picture quality? I understand that 3d...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jan 12, 2005 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help with Powerbook and purchase of new display 411 Views / 5 Replies  
I just bought a 15in 1.5ghz powerbook and am thinking of getting the 20in display since is has now come down in price. I have 2 questions:

1. Can you use the monitor and a bluetooth mouse and...
Posted by Kdog01, on Jan 9, 2005 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Camcorder buying advice 499 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys,

I am looking for a good camcorder for using imovie. My budget is about 600-700 dollars. Any recommendations?

Thanks
Posted by Kdog01, on Dec 15, 2004 at 10:36 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I am using a music CDRW. Are you saying if... 343 Views / 5 Replies  
I am using a music CDRW.

Are you saying if my car can't recognize AAC or MP3, then i can' t burn a disc that will play in my car?
Posted by Kdog01, on Dec 5, 2004 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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