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As a former Rev. A 12" PB owner I would... 15,739 Views / 115 Replies  
As a former Rev. A 12" PB owner I would definitely have to disagree that there is no market for a smaller powerbook. I am currently at the strange quandry where I have the money and the inclination...
Posted by n_lim, on Feb 6, 2007 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 12" 867 and I just got my girlfriend the... 632 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a 12" 867 and I just got my girlfriend the new 12" iBook from amazon. Added a 512 ram to both, but really the iBook is considerably faster. The PB has its advantages, I upgraded mine to the...
Posted by n_lim, on Feb 2, 2005 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A bit out of thread, but maybe not. Will the 3G... 618 Views / 6 Replies  
A bit out of thread, but maybe not. Will the 3G remote work with 4G ipods?

Getting a new 4G through a warranty replacement, but I want to save some money on remotes and figure finding a 3G...
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 8, 2004 at 09:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sony S-series 2,953 Views / 32 Replies  
bcaslis I totally agree.

I know this is a bit out of the thread, but really Apple needs to pay attention to the new sony s-series. I love my powerbook, but this is the first PC laptop that has...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 31, 2004 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ice33, The problem you may find is that you... 973 Views / 5 Replies  
Ice33,

The problem you may find is that you are not going to get a very objective review from anyone as it is doubtful that one person is going to have both of these.

That being said, I have...
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 5, 2004 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
After doing some currency conversion based on the... 1,557 Views / 29 Replies  
After doing some currency conversion based on the prices on this (http://www.jp.sonystyle.com/Style-a/Product/S/index.html) page, the top of the line type s with the 1.8 dothan, 1gb ram, 6o gig HD,...
Posted by n_lim, on May 21, 2004 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I usually am not attracted to Vaios at all, but... 1,557 Views / 29 Replies  
I usually am not attracted to Vaios at all, but the specs on this sound really nice. I have never found a pc version of the mac magic of: portability, build quality, full function (internal drives),...
Posted by n_lim, on May 21, 2004 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I have the zeroshock and love it. Thin with... 1,635 Views / 24 Replies  
I have the zeroshock and love it. Thin with still a decent amount of protection - more than just neoprene, but not so bulky as a more rigid sleeve. Very stylish as well.:D
Posted by n_lim, on Apr 24, 2004 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was actually considering buying one of these... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
I was actually considering buying one of these for an upcoming semester in florence where I am not planning on taking my powerbook. I have read that the transfer is extremely slow (not at firewire...
Posted by n_lim, on Apr 22, 2004 at 12:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Gotta place another vote for the Shinza. Thin,... 843 Views / 9 Replies  
Gotta place another vote for the Shinza. Thin, stylish, well-made and affordably priced.
Posted by n_lim, on Apr 7, 2004 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
May not be exactly what you are looking for, but... 1,076 Views / 12 Replies  
May not be exactly what you are looking for, but I think that the zeroshock sleeve would work well for your needs.

click here for the 15" zeroshock sleeve...
Posted by n_lim, on Nov 13, 2003 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried contacting them? Do they give... 716 Views / 7 Replies  
Have you tried contacting them? Do they give tracking numbers for the shipment? I would e-mail then asap, no sense in fretting over it when the answer is just a phone call or an e-mail away. It...
Posted by n_lim, on Oct 22, 2003 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I used a Toshiba Satellite Pro Pentium 120 for 4... 1,767 Views / 37 Replies  
I used a Toshiba Satellite Pro Pentium 120 for 4 years before switching to a Powerbook and I loved my nipplepoint!

It definitely has a learning curve, but I found it to be incredibly accurate and...
Posted by n_lim, on Oct 18, 2003 at 12:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help?... with PC or MacNN-like PC forum? 344 Views / 1 Replies  
Howdy,

Been having some problems with my *eek* Dell lately and was wondering if there was a similar forum as my much trusted Macnn for PC users?

Before people flame me for having a PC, I need...
Posted by n_lim, on Oct 17, 2003 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
So I saw Kill Bill this afternoon. I am not a... 3,433 Views / 134 Replies  
So I saw Kill Bill this afternoon. I am not a maniac QT fan, enjoyed reservoir dogs and really enjoyed pulp fiction. Hated Jacky Brown and generally find QT in interviews to be very obnoxious.
...
Posted by n_lim, on Oct 10, 2003 at 09:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: The zeroshock is pretty cool. It is more rigid... 521,012 Views / 1,153 Replies  
The zeroshock is pretty cool. It is more rigid than most sleeves, but still pretty slim and it covers all edges without an opening anywhere which is definitely good. It isn't as form fitting as...
Posted by n_lim, on Oct 4, 2003 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Shinza ZeroShock 521,012 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Hey all,

received my Zeroshock 12" Sleevecase from Shinza today. Despite the higher than average shipping cost, I am pretty pleased.

I ordered mine in bright red with grey piping. It also...
Posted by n_lim, on Oct 2, 2003 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have this one: logitech mouseman traveler... 821 Views / 15 Replies  
I have this one: logitech mouseman traveler (http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm?page=products/details&CRID=3&CONTENTID=6009&countryid=19&languageid=1). I actually don't really like it for extended...
Posted by n_lim, on Sep 30, 2003 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am a lefty and moved from a ti to al and I... 1,415 Views / 35 Replies  
I am a lefty and moved from a ti to al and I definitely miss the back ports, even with the hard-to-see-where-I-am-plugging-into-hassle. I hate that the cables are always visible and my hand...
Posted by n_lim, on Sep 29, 2003 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, if it is a BTO only option than... 680 Views / 6 Replies  
Actually, if it is a BTO only option than typically most resellers won't sell it. I believe smalldog was one of the few that is able to do bto type options. When I got my 867 12" with the optional...
Posted by n_lim, on Sep 29, 2003 at 07:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Lattimer, Thanks very much for your... 521,012 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Lattimer,

Thanks very much for your efforts. Been looking for a slim sleeve that was a bit different than the norm and wasn't totally overpriced. Just ordered a Zeroshock sleeve for my 12" from...
Posted by n_lim, on Sep 24, 2003 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no problems with my bought in february 12" except... 1,675 Views / 31 Replies  
no problems with my bought in february 12" except a missing rubber footie.
Posted by n_lim, on Sep 18, 2003 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I will be holding on to my 12" for quite a bit... 811 Views / 10 Replies  
I will be holding on to my 12" for quite a bit longer I think. This is the first time that the upgrade bug hasn't sunk its dirty little teeth into me. Pretty content with the feature set that I...
Posted by n_lim, on Sep 17, 2003 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If I am not mistaken, when you connect your ipod... 471 Views / 4 Replies  
If I am not mistaken, when you connect your ipod you can choose to manage the list manually. Which means that you can keep the files on just your iPod and add to it as you like. Someone correct me...
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 27, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have also been looking at the options for a... 781 Views / 15 Replies  
I have also been looking at the options for a larger format printer and was, up til now, convinced that the 1280 was the way to go. How exactly is the Canon cheaper at $499 vs. the Epson at $399? I...
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 27, 2003 at 12:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would wait for the new model and the resulting... 697 Views / 6 Replies  
I would wait for the new model and the resulting user feedback and decide between the two. Since you said you can wait, it would just be unwise to buy now since the new 12" could introduce a feature...
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 24, 2003 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Trygve, I went from a 667 Ti book to a... 697 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi Trygve,

I went from a 667 Ti book to a 12" Al also. I am very happy with the switch. I didn't really notice that much difference in speed between the two, but what I did notice was the...
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 24, 2003 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I also have a jumpdrive, really happy with how... 755 Views / 10 Replies  
I also have a jumpdrive, really happy with how useful and practical it is. A little slow on usb 1, but not unbearable. Check fatwalllet as they often have deal referrals on usb key drives.
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 15, 2003 at 12:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can we get a count of how many with each model... 12,112 Views / 138 Replies  
Can we get a count of how many with each model have successfully patched the firmware? I have a 12" Super and would love to increase the speeds of at least the cd-r/w (haven't had a chance to use...
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 13, 2003 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have often wondered about this as well. ... 1,305 Views / 30 Replies  
I have often wondered about this as well. Unfortunately, I have the prior model to the one which JasonQG has, the Philips 34PW9817 and I don't think it supports a vga input even. I have moderately...
Posted by n_lim, on Aug 9, 2003 at 10:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Edu prices can also vary between schools. Some... 1,206 Views / 20 Replies  
Edu prices can also vary between schools. Some schools have heavier discounts so you might want to shop around. I have noticed that NYC schools like SVA and NYU offer prices closer to institution...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 23, 2003 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Might want to check out powerbook central... 1,526 Views / 19 Replies  
Might want to check out powerbook central (http://www.powerbookcentral.com) to see what kind of deals they are tracking. Also, my personal practice is only to order from apple if I have to get a BTO...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 21, 2003 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I miss the cube also, it was the mac that pushed... 1,736 Views / 27 Replies  
I miss the cube also, it was the mac that pushed me over the edge and made me really start thinking seriously about switching. There seems to be a huge amount of nostalgia for the cube, but is that...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 13, 2003 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
I did the switch from a 15" Rev. B 667 Ti to a... 1,596 Views / 17 Replies  
I did the switch from a 15" Rev. B 667 Ti to a 12" and am very happy however, I hardly use the Pb for graphics apps anymore after also getting a desktop. I think the 15", while having slightly...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 12, 2003 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Miranda uses a Ti book! Also, the number of... 1,533 Views / 17 Replies  
Miranda uses a Ti book!

Also, the number of iPods in NYC is staggering. It seems like 9/10 people who are wearing headphones are using an iPod! I was in queens and saw an older chinese...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 9, 2003 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My previous Ti had only one mior scratch on the... 2,122 Views / 33 Replies  
My previous Ti had only one mior scratch on the bottom, but that is because I babied it all the time because of how many complaints I had read on various forums. When I got the 12" I haven't babied...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 8, 2003 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Funny you should bring this up as I have just... 665 Views / 8 Replies  
Funny you should bring this up as I have just been experiencing this lately. I thought my VLC was corrupted, but then I went to the sytem prefs and switched the balance back. When have people...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 5, 2003 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know it sounds cheap, but I would rather not... 1,692 Views / 21 Replies  
I know it sounds cheap, but I would rather not have to pay money for those little feet when apple should be stocking them up at applestores and giving them away. Besides the stock ones have that...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 2, 2003 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2 feet that fell off too,, i was keeping them in... 1,692 Views / 21 Replies  
2 feet that fell off too,, i was keeping them in a safe place to reattach with super glue, but now I can't remember where they are!:confused:
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 2, 2003 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You know what I can't stand is that every review... 1,495 Views / 20 Replies  
You know what I can't stand is that every review of the 17" I have seen always focuses on how large it is, but never plays up how little it weighs in comparison to most regular 15" pc notebooks and...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 2, 2003 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Also must agree, the 12" is my most loved mac... 1,692 Views / 21 Replies  
Also must agree, the 12" is my most loved mac that I have owned. I do have a heat issue though, didn't when it first came out, but lately (past 3 months) it gets very hot. Of course I update every...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 2, 2003 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had something similar called a Cybernote Laptop... 618 Views / 7 Replies  
I had something similar called a Cybernote Laptop Cooler, a generic fan base thing very similar to this that I bought off eBay. It did the job, but the quality of that particular unit was pretty...
Posted by n_lim, on Jul 1, 2003 at 10:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I really love the new G5 aesthetically. Only 1... 2,012 Views / 24 Replies  
I really love the new G5 aesthetically. Only 1 drive bay seems weird though. Partially glad that no G5 PBs yet, because I would have been forced to get a 12" G5 if it existed.

The new aesthetic...
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 23, 2003 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe I am in the minority, but I think the new... 7,021 Views / 118 Replies  
Maybe I am in the minority, but I think the new G5 is beautiful! Didn't look good in the grainys, but the press pic on the apple site look terrific. The new look is inline with the Al powerbooks...
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 23, 2003 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a lexar jumpdrive, one of the more popular... 591 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a lexar jumpdrive, one of the more popular pendrives and one that usually has a rebate going. Mine is a 128, trouble free, use it almost everyday in my architecture studio to transfer files...
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 18, 2003 at 02:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
where is the trackpad is a good question. ... 5,040 Views / 78 Replies  
where is the trackpad is a good question. Touchscreen?? I am starting to hope this is not fake...

wait, hold on, is that a pointing stick I see in the middle of the keyboard?!?!
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 18, 2003 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i definitely don't disagree that the optical... 5,040 Views / 78 Replies  
i definitely don't disagree that the optical drive and other components would require a large base, but why would the upper half need to be shorter than the base? This would create two bands which...
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 18, 2003 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If this is real, it is pretty cool, the form... 5,040 Views / 78 Replies  
If this is real, it is pretty cool, the form factor reminds me of a Toshiba Libretto (Toshiba Libretto fanpage with pic running OS 8) (http://www.silverace.com/libretto/). I would probably sell my...
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 17, 2003 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats! I think you made a wise, practical... 2,359 Views / 36 Replies  
Congrats! I think you made a wise, practical decision. I am doing the same thing you are planning, running a $600 2.4 Dell PC desktop with dual LCD's with a LAN to my 12". Loving the versatility,...
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 7, 2003 at 05:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
wow, easy enough,, I will give it a try. ... 485 Views / 2 Replies  
wow, easy enough,, I will give it a try.

Thanks much!
Posted by n_lim, on Jun 3, 2003 at 07:27 PM, in Applications
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