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I had the 17" PB before getting a 15" MBP. ... 4,792 Views / 26 Replies  
I had the 17" PB before getting a 15" MBP. Honestly, they aren't too much different in size, but 15" is a little more comfortable to use in class and I didn't miss the screen real estate too much.
Posted by Necrocool, on Aug 24, 2006 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Since they bumped up the CPU, my school had the... 1,302 Views / 17 Replies  
Since they bumped up the CPU, my school had the old 1.83 and 2.0 for $1499 and $1799 ($1699 with applecare)... should've waited
Posted by Necrocool, on Jun 29, 2006 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would like to know how to disable spotlight... 2,020 Views / 3 Replies  
I would like to know how to disable spotlight from indexing a FAT32 partition also.
Posted by Necrocool, on May 21, 2006 at 07:07 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Woah... now i'm gonna get that macbook pro... 1,903 Views / 9 Replies  
Woah... now i'm gonna get that macbook pro...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 5, 2006 at 10:48 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
UCSD bookstore been selling the high-res 15" PB... 544 Views / 11 Replies  
UCSD bookstore been selling the high-res 15" PB for $1399 for a while. Last time I checked they still have 20 left.
Posted by Necrocool, on Mar 6, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I played with one today finally. Side by side... 2,623 Views / 34 Replies  
I played with one today finally. Side by side with the last generation 17" and 15" ... the MBP is quite hot indeed. It heats up on the speaker grills and on the bottom. Where the 17" is barely warm...
Posted by Necrocool, on Feb 23, 2006 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK it might have to do with Adobe's "Legal"... 232 Views / 1 Replies  
OK it might have to do with Adobe's "Legal" folder. Some language in there caused the problem. So just delete the Legal folders from your Adobe apps will solve it. If that's not the case... You can...
Posted by Necrocool, on Feb 15, 2006 at 12:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the problem for a while with my 12". So i... 511 Views / 7 Replies  
I had the problem for a while with my 12". So i used the AlGlide from RadTech
http://www.radtech.us/Products/Glides.aspx

I opened up the bottom case and dropped a couple drops in the hinge......
Posted by Necrocool, on Nov 17, 2005 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
17" 1.67GHz (Hi-Res) Battery Information: ... 1,238 Views / 36 Replies  
17" 1.67GHz (Hi-Res)

Battery Information:

Battery Installed: Yes
First low level warning: No
Full Charge Capacity (mAh): 5585
Remaining Capacity (mAh): 5584
Amperage (mA): 0
...
Posted by Necrocool, on Nov 14, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Marko, does the num pad work on mac? I had the... 1,070,202 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Marko, does the num pad work on mac? I had the Bluetooth version when they first came out, the numbers didn't work.
Posted by Necrocool, on Nov 14, 2005 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: http://www.earthv.com/larry/room1.jpg ... 1,070,202 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://www.earthv.com/larry/room1.jpg

http://www.earthv.com/larry/room2.jpg

My room is small...
Posted by Necrocool, on Nov 6, 2005 at 06:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The airport update DID fix it for me. I've been... 2,816 Views / 56 Replies  
The airport update DID fix it for me. I've been using it all afternoon with 1.5GB enabled. So good job for Apple on this prompt fix.
Posted by Necrocool, on Nov 3, 2005 at 03:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes this is a known issue. I have the same... 2,816 Views / 56 Replies  
Yes this is a known issue. I have the same problem 17" 1.5GB RAM.

It's been discussed on Apple.com. i.e. http://discussions.info.apple.com/webx?14@534.u7dTapfzSKB.2@.68bd1b71

The only working...
Posted by Necrocool, on Oct 31, 2005 at 03:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So I got one... and it's actually pretty cool...... 15,761 Views / 280 Replies  
So I got one... and it's actually pretty cool... buttons act the same way as the Pro Mouse. It basicly senses where you are clicking from and the while mouse is a button exactly like before. The...
Posted by Necrocool, on Aug 2, 2005 at 05:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Still no support for Nokia 7610... argh... 1,679 Views / 47 Replies  
Still no support for Nokia 7610... argh...
Posted by Necrocool, on Aug 10, 2004 at 03:22 PM, in Applications
Sticky: macx0r: wow.. we have the same laptop, same... 1,070,202 Views / 4,110 Replies  
macx0r: wow.. we have the same laptop, same phone... even the same sticker sticked on the CD spindle... seriously :)
Posted by Necrocool, on May 4, 2004 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The more durable saying isn't necessarily true. I... 4,780 Views / 39 Replies  
The more durable saying isn't necessarily true. I own woth iBook and PowerBook 12" ... I'd say the PowerBook is much more scratch resistant due to it's aluminum casing. Once you own an iBook it's...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 30, 2004 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aluminum PB's are more scratch resistant since it... 415 Views / 3 Replies  
Aluminum PB's are more scratch resistant since it does not have a paint layer. It feels a little more solid than the Tibooks. Keyboard does not sratch the screen.
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 29, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: The battery life decrease is minimal as explained... 497 Views / 8 Replies  
The battery life decrease is minimal as explained more clearly in this article: http://www.tomshardware.com/storage/20030813/index.html

I'd say I see no noticeable battery life decrease, it used...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 29, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great to hear that! Hope your new Mac will... 1,216 Views / 38 Replies  
Great to hear that! Hope your new Mac will totally change your way of using a computer. It's smooth, simple and without viruses. =)
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 29, 2004 at 03:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Hahaha... I like your question. I was wondering... 355 Views / 3 Replies  
Hahaha... I like your question. I was wondering the same too since i got all distracted by it... Gotta catch up soon...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 28, 2004 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I'm the opposite. My rev B latch was bad, but the... 992 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm the opposite. My rev B latch was bad, but the rev C is alright.
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 28, 2004 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Option 3: came with 4200, but its got a 7200 now. 497 Views / 8 Replies  
Option 3: came with 4200, but its got a 7200 now.
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 28, 2004 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Stock 1.33GHz with 60GB 4200 drive, 768MB RAM ... 1,243 Views / 18 Replies  
Stock 1.33GHz with 60GB 4200 drive, 768MB RAM

Results 115.03
System Info
Xbench Version 1.1.3
System Version 10.3.3 (7G33)
Physical RAM 768 MB
Model PowerBook6,4...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 27, 2004 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
copy uControl1.4.3.pkg to desktop right... 334 Views / 7 Replies  
copy uControl1.4.3.pkg to desktop

right click ->Show package contents -> resources

open "InstallationCheck" with TextEdit

find something like this, and change to the following:
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 27, 2004 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can do 1600x1200 with lid closed :) 324 Views / 5 Replies  
You can do 1600x1200 with lid closed :)
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 25, 2004 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
0s and 1s: It's Toshiba MK5024GAY 50GB,... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
0s and 1s:
It's Toshiba MK5024GAY 50GB, 7200rpm, 16MB buffer.
I bought it end of last year for around $220 at mwave.com. They don't carry it any more now, but you can get the Hitachi 7K60 for...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 24, 2004 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got it perfect the 3rd time =(... But at least... 1,365 Views / 18 Replies  
Got it perfect the 3rd time =(... But at least it's perfect now.

1st one: Bought on Monday, the same day it came out:
- 1 dead pixel
- broken left shift key
- not enough power for external USB...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 24, 2004 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, got a Toshiba 50GB 7200rpm HDD installed.... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
Ok, got a Toshiba 50GB 7200rpm HDD installed. Here's a pic of what's inside.

http://www.earthv.com/larry/inside_pb133.jpg
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 24, 2004 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
JKT: Thanks for the suggestion! I did compare... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
JKT: Thanks for the suggestion! I did compare them after colorsync calibration. In fact, that's the first thing i did when i setup new laptops. It does help a lot, but the physical limitation of the...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 23, 2004 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah it is a good thing. The older 12" PB's had... 637 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah it is a good thing. The older 12" PB's had worse screen than iBook G4...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 23, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry about the late reply, I've been busy on... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
Sorry about the late reply, I've been busy on other things today.

1. Battery life is somewhere between 3:30 - 4:30 depending on use.. which is about the same as 1gigers. Battery olds a max. charge...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 23, 2004 at 04:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mikeini, it's a free HP Deskjet 5150. $100 - $100... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
mikeini, it's a free HP Deskjet 5150. $100 - $100 mail-in rebate. Here's the link: http://store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Images/3x_impress4less.html
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 22, 2004 at 05:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, definitly get the PowerBook. It has AirPort... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
Yes, definitly get the PowerBook. It has AirPort and Bluetooth built-in, that is $150 value over the iBook. Plus the aluminum casing is MUCH more durable than plastic (I own a white iBook too).
...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 22, 2004 at 01:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Update on the situation... The local apple store... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
Update on the situation... The local apple store exchanged mine for a new one after testing my hard drive on three of their display models. This new one would work sometimes... and a new problem...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 21, 2004 at 02:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Heat is about the same as rev. B and the fan... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
Heat is about the same as rev. B and the fan turns on slightly less than B. (I had them on side by side). Battery life is about the same too.

I'm going to ask my local apple store about the USB...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 20, 2004 at 08:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Speed difference is noticable even though my revB... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
Speed difference is noticable even though my revB has a 7200rpm hdd.

The screen is around 3 bars brighter and the color looks nature without calibration. (the revB screen looks yellowish before...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 20, 2004 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok here it is: ... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
Ok here it is:

http://www.earthv.com/larry/powerbooks.jpg

First of all, screen seems a little brighter on white background. Just a little bit, might due to it's age... But white background...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 20, 2004 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm getting a revC 12" later today i'll compare... 3,892 Views / 49 Replies  
I'm getting a revC 12" later today i'll compare it with my revB.
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 19, 2004 at 09:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Seriously.. the keyboard is the best thing i've... 741 Views / 15 Replies  
Seriously.. the keyboard is the best thing i've used... ultra flat, high-end laptop feel. except that the mediapad doesn't work at all... so i guess it's a no go for mac users... kindda disappointing...
Posted by Necrocool, on Apr 9, 2004 at 02:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm using the Steelpad 4S made out of aluminum.... 769 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm using the Steelpad 4S made out of aluminum. Extremely smooth when using with the PadSurfer. Does not support all optical mice though...

http://www.earthv.com/larry/mx510.jpg
...
Posted by Necrocool, on Mar 7, 2004 at 05:48 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The diNovo does not officially support mac so...... 507 Views / 5 Replies  
The diNovo does not officially support mac so... we poor mac users :(

- The additional mouse buttons can be customized with GamePad Companion.

- Use uControl to swap the alt and mac key.
Posted by Necrocool, on Mar 5, 2004 at 03:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Questions to Sony Clié UX50 owners 346 Views / 2 Replies  
1. yes
2. yes
3. missing sync
4. don't know
5. very good, better than most other built-in wifi for pdas
6. sure
7. i skip this one
8. yes and no... depending on your eye sight.. it's small but...
Posted by Necrocool, on Mar 2, 2004 at 01:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It's a 3rd Gen 40GB iPod. 534 Views / 6 Replies  
It's a 3rd Gen 40GB iPod.
Posted by Necrocool, on Feb 29, 2004 at 03:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Oh however, iSync does show the color :) 632 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh however, iSync does show the color :)
Posted by Necrocool, on Feb 23, 2004 at 03:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nope .. hehe... they should've done that though... 632 Views / 4 Replies  
Nope .. hehe... they should've done that though...
Posted by Necrocool, on Feb 22, 2004 at 08:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iPod mini review with nice pictures 560 Views / 1 Replies  
Here's the first iPod mini full review. They've got some nice pictures.

http://www.earthv.com/articles.asp?ArticleID=2134
Posted by Necrocool, on Feb 22, 2004 at 02:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Alright... turned out everything worked out... 574 Views / 20 Replies  
Alright... turned out everything worked out well... Apple store do alow it... Everyone's happy now :D

ghost_flash my friend, I'm not making up the story... check my previous posts and you will see...
Posted by Necrocool, on Jan 31, 2004 at 09:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks guys for all the help! It's my fault... 574 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks guys for all the help!

It's my fault that I didn't tell the whole story... and here it is...

I've been recommending a lot of my friends to buy a mac... and since the end of last year I...
Posted by Necrocool, on Jan 31, 2004 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just bought a Mac BUT without the FREE printer... 574 Views / 20 Replies  
ERRR just bought an iBook last weekend from Apple Store... but now they came out with the Better Together http://www.apple.com/promo/bettertogether/ FREE printer deal... is there any way that I...
Posted by Necrocool, on Jan 31, 2004 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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