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the only time you really have issues is if you... 548 Views / 7 Replies  
the only time you really have issues is if you try to use slower speed RAM with a faster bus...then "Very Bad Things" can happen
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 24, 2004 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have never heard of a G3 ibook overheating... 330 Views / 5 Replies  
I have never heard of a G3 ibook overheating unless the ventilation ports were blocked (don't use on a pillow) and the hinge issue is only on the PowerBook G4 (TiBook, Gigabit, DVI and 867/1Gig) and...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 24, 2004 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well if you just hold the power button it will... 1,478 Views / 9 Replies  
well if you just hold the power button it will turn on and then back off...what happens if you just push and release? more than likely your friend is looking at an expensive repair in the...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 24, 2004 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
that will remove the keyboard but not the keys... 727 Views / 4 Replies  
that will remove the keyboard but not the keys which is what they wanted to know...I can tell you it isn't hard but you have to be VERY carefull or you will break them and not be able to get them...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 24, 2004 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
it would also help to know what kind of comp we... 454 Views / 10 Replies  
it would also help to know what kind of comp we are talking about here....
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 24, 2004 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well I can now say that it is sold so thanks for... 905 Views / 13 Replies  
well I can now say that it is sold so thanks for the interst but it has found a good home :)
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 24, 2004 at 12:21 AM, in Marketplace
I am also curious...just got a new 14" and would... 27,623 Views / 276 Replies  
I am also curious...just got a new 14" and would love to skin it but you are closed right now :(
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 21, 2004 at 09:14 PM, in Hardware Hacking
PMU reset can help with something like that and I... 734 Views / 5 Replies  
PMU reset can help with something like that and I am glad it's working again for you....a couple of other things I would have asked is did you either replace the keyboard or put RAM / Airport in the...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 21, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the policy on batteries is it will be replaced if... 381 Views / 5 Replies  
the policy on batteries is it will be replaced if it doesn't hold a charge in the first 6 months with no issue....if you are 6-12 months it might be replaced depending on what is happening with...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 21, 2004 at 04:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would have to pull up the specs but does your... 625 Views / 8 Replies  
I would have to pull up the specs but does your ibook have the Video adapter out (mini VGA cable) or the A/V jack because if you have the A/V jack it is an issue with the headphone jack being too...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 21, 2004 at 04:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
you have to remember that there is a CCFL light... 436 Views / 3 Replies  
you have to remember that there is a CCFL light that is lighting the display up...it is just like a flourescent light in an office...they don't just turn on like a incadecent bulb does...there is a...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 21, 2004 at 04:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the new G4 keyboard is very nice and not spongy... 569 Views / 10 Replies  
the new G4 keyboard is very nice and not spongy like the G3 was..if you are having this kind of flex it is just not seated properly..I would try pulling it and putting it back in again
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 21, 2004 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In some states all it takes to use lethal force... 1,956 Views / 21 Replies  
In some states all it takes to use lethal force is for an intruder to be in your home....I lived in Texas for several years and they believe in home protection! I am now in California and if somebody...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 20, 2004 at 01:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
well google pulls up THIS... 688 Views / 16 Replies  
well google pulls up THIS (http://www.google.com/search?q=zeroshock&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8)

so far my impression of my ibook is it is a great little product...I can tell the difference between this and...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 20, 2004 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
do you have any additional RAM in the system?... 370 Views / 4 Replies  
do you have any additional RAM in the system? that would be my first guess and if you do then keep an eye on your system and if you have any other wierdness like this pull the RAM and see if that is...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 20, 2004 at 01:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if I remember right you would put a *70, in front... 296 Views / 1 Replies  
if I remember right you would put a *70, in front of the phone number and that should turn off call waiting
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 20, 2004 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
that is a big bummer and they are right it is... 556 Views / 6 Replies  
that is a big bummer and they are right it is probably the inverter board that is dead but you never know it could be something else on the logicboard...price to fix it through Apple is $823.95 + any...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 20, 2004 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well I ordered mine on Friday, it shipped on... 688 Views / 16 Replies  
well I ordered mine on Friday, it shipped on Tuesday from Tiawan on Tuesday and I picked it up tonight :D it is a G4 14" 933, 640 Meg RAM, 60 Gig HD, BT and APX and it is so nice
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 20, 2004 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PRAM won't do crap for most things and for PMU... 828 Views / 11 Replies  
PRAM won't do crap for most things and for PMU you will hold (while the computer is turned off..battery and adapter can be in though) Shift + Control + Option (NOT Apple/Command) and the power...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 16, 2004 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
now I hate to say it but just because SOME people... 1,291 Views / 41 Replies  
now I hate to say it but just because SOME people have issues doesn't mean EVERYBODY has issues...personaly I have an iBook that falls into this range and have NEVER had a problem with it and it gets...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 16, 2004 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if you are going to purchase AppleCare make sure... 487 Views / 6 Replies  
if you are going to purchase AppleCare make sure you purchase with in the first year since you are only elligable durring the warranty period
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 16, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
currently it is PENDING (see above post) and is... 905 Views / 13 Replies  
currently it is PENDING (see above post) and is probably sold...person is taking it for a test drive right now
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 16, 2004 at 05:39 PM, in Marketplace
to the best of my knowledge the US is the only... 816 Views / 17 Replies  
to the best of my knowledge the US is the only place where everything is preloaded....out side of the US they need to load the software..you have no idea how wierd that was when I talked to somebody...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 15, 2004 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Detrius is correct..the ibooks are not designed... 400 Views / 3 Replies  
Detrius is correct..the ibooks are not designed to be upgraded...RAM and Airport are it...I think they also had to deal with the design factors and the layout of the iBook to get everything to just...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 15, 2004 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the waranty on the airport card is 1 year from... 487 Views / 6 Replies  
the waranty on the airport card is 1 year from date of purchase and if you are near an apple retail store you could do a waranty swap there and you could even bring your system there and use their...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 15, 2004 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
something else to try is boot to single user mode... 575 Views / 17 Replies  
something else to try is boot to single user mode (apple + S at boot)and run FSCK -yf to see if there is any directory corruption and another option is to try a safe boot by holding down the shift...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 15, 2004 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
correct...the RAM (measured in MB) is where your... 324 Views / 3 Replies  
correct...the RAM (measured in MB) is where your applications are actually running after being launched but your HD (measured in GB) is where the applications and data are stored...think of it like a...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 15, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
personaly the only time I restart or shut down my... 499 Views / 10 Replies  
personaly the only time I restart or shut down my iBook is when I am changing OS's (9.2.2/10.1.5/10.2.8/10.3.2 since I use my iBook for a lab machine) otherwise I just put it to sleep and those...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 15, 2004 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't have the guts to try it on my iBook... 795 Views / 25 Replies  
I didn't have the guts to try it on my iBook (700G3 16VRAM) but will be going through my portable certification in the next month or so and will be able to strip these babies down to nothing...it...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 15, 2004 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
pending...hopefully 905 Views / 13 Replies  
pending...hopefully
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 13, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Marketplace
amphora...ygpm 905 Views / 13 Replies  
amphora...ygpm
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 3, 2004 at 12:30 AM, in Marketplace
usually it is a hassle for customs and such. I... 905 Views / 13 Replies  
usually it is a hassle for customs and such. I have sent some items there before but it has usually be a hassle. I will also check to see what happens to the AppleCare if it goes to Canada as well
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 2, 2004 at 10:05 PM, in Marketplace
anybody? 905 Views / 13 Replies  
anybody?
Posted by gigglebyte, on Feb 2, 2004 at 07:57 PM, in Marketplace
get more RAM and you will be happy...max it out... 851 Views / 7 Replies  
get more RAM and you will be happy...max it out for best performance... I have run garage band on my G3 700 with 640 and it runs great until I get more than 4 tracks or so and then it tells me I...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 31, 2004 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the question about warranty always comes up at... 1,999 Views / 34 Replies  
the question about warranty always comes up at work....installing an Airport card or RAM won't void your warranty and neither will pulling the HD out and replacing that....what would happen though is...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 31, 2004 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
all iBook keyboards have metal backing plates...I... 472 Views / 4 Replies  
all iBook keyboards have metal backing plates...I am looking at one right now off my 16VRAM and that is the same KB as the Late 2001...the only one I would have a question about would be the Dual USB...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 31, 2004 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
something else to keep in mind is static... 979 Views / 10 Replies  
something else to keep in mind is static electricity....you can try by putting a piece of paper on the trackpad and using it through that and if you don't have any issues there that is usually what...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 31, 2004 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah I am looking at the 14" 933 with 60Gig... 2,035 Views / 43 Replies  
yeah I am looking at the 14" 933 with 60Gig 640Meg BT and APX, just can't justify going to the 1Gig G4 for the delta in price...now if somebody would just buy my G3 700 that is over in the market...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 30, 2004 at 12:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
for those of you who are wondering if you should... 1,362 Views / 28 Replies  
for those of you who are wondering if you should just have it done if you fall into the serial range....I would only do it IF you are having the issue as not all iBooks are effected. I have a 16VRAM...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 30, 2004 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well since you will be mirroring the display... 282 Views / 1 Replies  
well since you will be mirroring the display (ibooks don't do extended desktop with out an openfirmware hack) video RAM shouldn't matter since it is just porting out to a secondary video device..when...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 27, 2004 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
there is a fan in there and you are probably just... 546 Views / 3 Replies  
there is a fan in there and you are probably just hearing that...if I remember right the HD is in the center of the case so it probably isn't that (I will be taking my portable certs next month so I...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 27, 2004 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have not seen any issues with the hinge design... 507 Views / 4 Replies  
I have not seen any issues with the hinge design on the iBooks breaking wires (and portables were my primary support)but the design is the same or at least the same style with it dropping behind the...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 27, 2004 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
when I said cram it was not a statement that it... 1,946 Views / 19 Replies  
when I said cram it was not a statement that it may not fit but that can also happen if the mfg does not conform to the SO-DIMM standards and I ran into that with a 512 I currently have in my G3 700...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 27, 2004 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't believe you would be able to cram a 1Gig... 1,946 Views / 19 Replies  
I don't believe you would be able to cram a 1Gig SO-DIMM in these and have it be recognized...it MIGHT work but since we never tested with that much RAM who knows...if you are looking at the G4...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 26, 2004 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
afternoon bump 905 Views / 13 Replies  
afternoon bump
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 26, 2004 at 08:03 PM, in Marketplace
technical you won't void the warranty if you open... 590 Views / 6 Replies  
technical you won't void the warranty if you open the case and replace the drive...Apple just won't cover the drive or any damage caused by the installation of the drive...now I wouldn't recomend...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 26, 2004 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
now you do know there is a trade in program for... 350 Views / 1 Replies  
now you do know there is a trade in program for that series powerbook....you can get $700 off the purchase of either a new 15" or 17" powerbook...if you are interested call into tech support and ask...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 26, 2004 at 11:42 AM, in Marketplace
FS: iBook 700/640Meg/20Gig/Combo/Airport/Applecare 905 Views / 13 Replies  
hey all...I am upgrading to a new iBook G4 as I work for Apple and am finaly going to use my employee discount on something and am going to be selling my current iBook...below are the specs

G3...
Posted by gigglebyte, on Jan 25, 2004 at 08:24 PM, in Marketplace
 
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