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Dual-link 699 Views / 7 Replies  
It's worth adding that the HD 15" PB will drive a 30" monitor, unlike its predecessors . That will make it more valuable to some people. The EveryMac site doesn't say that. Also, many people found...
Posted by glhart, on Jan 22, 2007 at 10:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a MBP 17 c2d with a 160 gig drive. I just... 1,236 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a MBP 17 c2d with a 160 gig drive. I just got a LaCie extreme 500 (which has 2 disks raided together) and copied my 160 to it (using 800 firewire). When I boot from the LaCie, the machine is...
Posted by glhart, on Jan 21, 2007 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Inadequate RAM 11,811 Views / 69 Replies  
It seems to me the biggest issue with the MBP is RAM -- I have a c2d 17" with 2 gigs, and when I am running several programs, especially Parallels and Rosetta, things slow down with a lot of disk...
Posted by glhart, on Jan 1, 2007 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same on 17" C2D 1,329 Views / 12 Replies  
This sometimes happens to me also. When it does, I close the lid and let it go to sleep again and then open the lid -- everything comes up properly (except the screen seems to have to reset...
Posted by glhart, on Dec 5, 2006 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New MBP 17" Matte Screen 520 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a new 17" MBP with a matte screen. It is an amazing machine, but I do have one question. The screen, which is very bright and clear (no grain), does not have a very wide viewing angle. As a...
Posted by glhart, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you live near an Apple store, you can return... 3,363 Views / 46 Replies  
If you live near an Apple store, you can return the MB withing 14 days if it is hard on your eyes. I ended up getting a new 17" matte MBP (for twice as much), and I find it's much easier on my eyes....
Posted by glhart, on Nov 22, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought an MB, used it for a week, and am... 3,363 Views / 46 Replies  
I bought an MB, used it for a week, and am returning it because the screen causes eye strain. I find a matte screen is much easier on my eyes.
Posted by glhart, on Nov 20, 2006 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got the new MB. I put a 100 gig drive from... 10,728 Views / 120 Replies  
I just got the new MB. I put a 100 gig drive from an older MB with system 10.4.8, and it would not recognize the airport card -- said I didn't have one. I updated the system with the disks that came...
Posted by glhart, on Nov 10, 2006 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Note if your machine won't shut down, you can... 2,015 Views / 25 Replies  
Note if your machine won't shut down, you can turn it off by holding down the power button for a few seconds -- you don't have to take out the battery.
Posted by glhart, on Nov 6, 2006 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: For me the most important thing is that the... 4,382 Views / 44 Replies  
For me the most important thing is that the display be easy on your eyes and not induce eyestrain. Some people have said that glossy screens strain their eyes after an hour or so, while matte ones...
Posted by glhart, on Nov 6, 2006 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would suspect you'd get better results with... 770 Views / 6 Replies  
I would suspect you'd get better results with more RAM. I have the 1.67 17" Pbk with 2 gigs, and it seems extremely fast to me. I think if you're used to the 17" screen, you might not like the 15"...
Posted by glhart, on Nov 6, 2006 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Replace PBK with MBP? Why? 1,066 Views / 13 Replies  
It's very tough resisting the temptation not to get the new machine -- but does it really make sense if you have a fast Powerbook? The main advantage of the new machine is that it will run Windows...
Posted by glhart, on Nov 4, 2006 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been trying to decide between the 17 and the... 1,059 Views / 15 Replies  
I've been trying to decide between the 17 and the 15 by trying them both out (office machines, Powerbooks). In spite of the greater difficulty transporting the 17, I'm leaning towards it. The...
Posted by glhart, on Oct 29, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Would someone tell me what difference it makes... 13,420 Views / 131 Replies  
Would someone tell me what difference it makes that the new MBP's addressing is 64 bit when the max memory is only 3 gigs? Would this make any difference at all?
Posted by glhart, on Oct 26, 2006 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook 17 vs MBP, opening angle 773 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a PB 17 (latest version), and was thinking of getting the MBP 17, as its screen is brighter and glossy. I went to the Apple store and looked at them side by side. The MBP was somewhat...
Posted by glhart, on Oct 25, 2006 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For a while I used a LaCie 500 gb drive (raid... 938 Views / 10 Replies  
For a while I used a LaCie 500 gb drive (raid built-in) with firewire 800. According to xBench, it's about as fast (95%) as a 7200 16mb cache SATA disk on a PowerMac. The built-in 120 gb Powerbook...
Posted by glhart, on Oct 22, 2006 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am happy with my latest revision 17" Powerbook.... 4,204 Views / 48 Replies  
I am happy with my latest revision 17" Powerbook. It seems to me that this thread is paying too much attention to speed. For me, the screen is more important. The MBP 17" screen is marginally...
Posted by glhart, on Oct 21, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a PB 1.67 with 2 gigs of RAM, and it runs... 788 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a PB 1.67 with 2 gigs of RAM, and it runs Photoshop very well. Haven't tried Aperture. Don't get a MBP until Photoshop is universal -- it will run slow and consume huge amounts of RAM (under...
Posted by glhart, on Oct 11, 2006 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've changed the HD in several Aluminum... 677 Views / 8 Replies  
I've changed the HD in several Aluminum powerbooks, including the 12" and the 15". It's not that hard, but you need to be extremely careful. 1. Be sure to have the correct tools. 2. Get the service...
Posted by glhart, on Oct 11, 2006 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I remember a friend telling me he would upgrade... 5,836 Views / 51 Replies  
I remember a friend telling me he would upgrade his computer when a new one was 4 times faster than the old one. I have a Powerbook 15 1.67, 7200 HD, 2 gigs RAM, and it seems to...
Posted by glhart, on Oct 4, 2006 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Unless you do video, why replace a 1.67 Powerbook... 1,195 Views / 17 Replies  
Unless you do video, why replace a 1.67 Powerbook with a MBP? They look the same, weigh the same, have the same features (except the PB has 800 fw), and for most things the speed is not that...
Posted by glhart, on Sep 26, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DDR2 RAM in Latest Powerbook 3200 vs. 4200 472 Views / 1 Replies  
I have the latest 1.67 Powerbook (High Def screen), which takes DDR2. According to the specs, it's supposed to take 4200 DDR2 SDRAM, and I had 2 gigs in it. But I got 2 gigs of 3200 DDR2, and the...
Posted by glhart, on Sep 17, 2006 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My wife is using an old iMac (CRT) with OS 9. ... 538 Views / 7 Replies  
My wife is using an old iMac (CRT) with OS 9. She's very happy with it, it works perfectly, and she doesn't want to upgrade. These machines last a LONG time, and if you're a normal user, you don't...
Posted by glhart, on Aug 9, 2006 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I put a 100 gb 7200 rpm Hitachi in my Powerbooik... 1,875 Views / 23 Replies  
I put a 100 gb 7200 rpm Hitachi in my Powerbooik and am quite satisfied with it. It's quiet, very fast, and seems not to use any more power than the original drive.
Posted by glhart, on Aug 6, 2006 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's easy to do if you take your time, follow the... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
It's easy to do if you take your time, follow the directions, and keep careful track of where each screw goes. I've done it several times with different Apple portables without problems. I print...
Posted by glhart, on Aug 6, 2006 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Pbk 1.67 is a wonderful machine, runs cooler... 757 Views / 11 Replies  
The Pbk 1.67 is a wonderful machine, runs cooler than the MBP, has 800 FW, and will run the current Photoshop faster than the MBP. If you do want an MBP, I'd wait for the new processors -- one hopes...
Posted by glhart, on Aug 1, 2006 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Obviously, the heat of the MB is not a big issue... 5,008 Views / 59 Replies  
Obviously, the heat of the MB is not a big issue for many people. I tried one for a few days and returned it because of the heat. I found that if I used the machine for an extended period, the...
Posted by glhart, on Jul 23, 2006 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks -- that's very interesting. My other... 1,208 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks -- that's very interesting. My other question: why is the MacBook so heavy? Does it have something to do with the necessity for heat dissipation? If so, maybe when newer, lower-power chips...
Posted by glhart, on Jun 11, 2006 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The screen on the MB is much brighter and has... 1,208 Views / 8 Replies  
The screen on the MB is much brighter and has better contrast. I thought that would be the deciding factor, but in the end, I find that the size of the screen is more important to me. I didn't get...
Posted by glhart, on Jun 10, 2006 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just Returned MacBook 1,208 Views / 8 Replies  
After 10 days, I returned my black MacBook (I had added 2G RAM) and decided to keep my 15 inch HR Powerbook (screen updated). Some of this would apply to the MBP also. Here's my take on the two...
Posted by glhart, on Jun 10, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is from the Arctic Silver website. Is it... 113,407 Views / 96 Replies  
This is from the Arctic Silver website. Is it possible that the Macbook will run cooler as time goes on?

Important Reminder:
Due to the unique shape and sizes of the particles in Arctic Silver...
Posted by glhart, on Jun 5, 2006 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got the final revision of the Powerbook 15, and... 1,414 Views / 17 Replies  
I got the final revision of the Powerbook 15, and all the models of that revision came a defective screen. After it had been out about 6 months, Apple finally started replacing the screen. The...
Posted by glhart, on May 30, 2006 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also have a hd 15" Powerbook, and I got the... 5,004 Views / 63 Replies  
I also have a hd 15" Powerbook, and I got the wallpaper that shows the problem and sent it in to Apple. They replaced the screen, and I am now very happy with the machine.
Posted by glhart, on May 15, 2006 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I xbenched a mac Mini against a 1.67 gh Powerbook... 707 Views / 7 Replies  
I xbenched a mac Mini against a 1.67 gh Powerbook -- both with 5400 RPM drives. The Mini drive was significantly (35% or so) faster than the PB's, probably because it is serial ATA.
Posted by glhart, on May 6, 2006 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a Powerbook 1.67, 15" HD. I took it in to... 11,644 Views / 98 Replies  
I have a Powerbook 1.67, 15" HD. I took it in to see it next to a MacBook Pro, and it definitely looked a little dimmer -- though I was looking at both screens straight on. The original screen on...
Posted by glhart, on May 6, 2006 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No doubt, the iMac looks nice in your picture,... 1,407 Views / 23 Replies  
No doubt, the iMac looks nice in your picture, but when I work on an iMac, I don't like the "chin." I guess it's subjective -- think how much better your iMac would look without that white expanse...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 31, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have an Intel mini (2 g, dual core) and am very... 1,407 Views / 23 Replies  
I have an Intel mini (2 g, dual core) and am very happy with it. There is no doubt that the iMac is a better deal -- you get a screen, larger faster hard disk, better video card, keyboard, mouse,...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 30, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
You have a good point. The MBP is certainly a... 4,676 Views / 50 Replies  
You have a good point. The MBP is certainly a better machine (assuming you get one without the whine), but does it make any difference if the machine you're using does what you need? Here's another...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 20, 2006 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've successfully taken apart some difficult... 1,035 Views / 12 Replies  
I've successfully taken apart some difficult Apple machines. I print out the instructions, and when I take out each screw, I attach it by scotch tape on the picture on the instructions where it...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 20, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's the main reason I posted -- that I had the... 4,676 Views / 50 Replies  
That's the main reason I posted -- that I had the latest Powerbook 15" with the problematic screen, and I was finding the machine uncomfortable to use. Look at...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 19, 2006 at 01:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, I also have an Intel Mini (1 gig RAM),... 4,676 Views / 50 Replies  
Actually, I also have an Intel Mini (1 gig RAM), which I think is a very nifty machine. It does run the universal applications very fast, and I can see where anyone using Photoshop would not want a...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 18, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook vs. Powerbook 4,676 Views / 50 Replies  
I have the last revision of the Powerbook 15 (2 Gigs RAM). I just had the screen, which was awful, replaced for free. It seems to me that now I'd reather have it than a MBP. I do use the 800...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 18, 2006 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have last generation powerbook 1,367 Views / 28 Replies  
The screen has some issues for graphic artists -- some graphics generate moving lines and the like. Frankly, this has never bothered me in the slightest -- the only time I have noticed it is when I...
Posted by glhart, on Mar 9, 2006 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Supercharged Powerbook 639 Views / 2 Replies  
I needed a new desktop computer at home. I own a Powerbook 15" 1.5 gig, and decided to use it with the monitor and keyboard that I already have. I have 2 gigs of RAM in the Powerbook, but it always...
Posted by glhart, on Sep 16, 2005 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB 12 screen 12,832 Views / 103 Replies  
A few weeks ago, I almost bought a 12" powerbook, as I need a small machine. I had one when they first came out and did not like the screen, but I assumed Apple had improved it. I went to the Apple...
Posted by glhart, on Jun 12, 2005 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Need OSX disk editor 835 Views / 2 Replies  
Norton Utilities provided a disk editor for OS 9, but discontinued it for OS X ("too dangerous"). I recently needed to pull some information off a disk and was able to use an old iMac running OS 9...
Posted by glhart, on Dec 1, 2004 at 11:42 AM, in Applications
OS 9 and new iMac 1,037 Views / 6 Replies  
OS 9 can be installed from the third DVD that comes with the computer. It says something like "extra installations," which is confusing. But it's actually 9.2.2.
Posted by glhart, on Sep 25, 2004 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have both a 12 and a 17". I tend to use (and... 2,906 Views / 21 Replies  
I have both a 12 and a 17". I tend to use (and even carry around) the 17" -- I bought the 12" for mobility, but find the screen is a bit too small for serious use and am contemplating selling it on...
Posted by glhart, on Aug 12, 2004 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have used a 12", 15", and 17" (rev B), which is... 924 Views / 16 Replies  
I have used a 12", 15", and 17" (rev B), which is what I have now. For any sort of extended work, I prefer the 17", even though it's harder to lug around. The screen is nicer (especially than the...
Posted by glhart, on May 10, 2004 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New G5 -- wake up messes up display 1,907 Views / 15 Replies  
On my new dual-processor (2000) G5, when the computer has been off or asleep for more than about 6 hours and I wake it or start it up, the monitor (22" Cinema display) comes up with only vertical...
Posted by glhart, on Nov 25, 2003 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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