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I feel the tug of the Macbook, I really do. The... 386 Views / 8 Replies  
I feel the tug of the Macbook, I really do. The only thing that's holding me back is the lack of backlit keyboard. I really like that feature on my PowerBook, although I can't remember the last time...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jan 20, 2008 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's fantastic advice. Thank you both. Is... 386 Views / 8 Replies  
That's fantastic advice. Thank you both.

Is there really that much of a difference between a stock MBP 15" with 2.4 Ghz, and a BTO w/ 2.6 and 7200 rpm drive?

And, also, the inevitable question:...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jan 20, 2008 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help with macbook buy--$10 iTunes reward! 386 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey guys,

I'm trying to decide which laptop to buy. I was hoping for a MBP refresh, but it didn't materialize. Now I don't know if I even need a MBP.

My first Mac was a 17" Powerbook 1Ghz. It's...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jan 20, 2008 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The contract of sale is only concluded when Apple... 2,553 Views / 12 Replies  
The contract of sale is only concluded when Apple rings it up and asks you to pay for it. Before that, no commitment between the two parties has been created. Also, free trade cuts both ways....
Posted by jlfspook, on Dec 5, 2007 at 05:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
After upgrading, my EDGE icon is now a blue box... 1,692 Views / 24 Replies  
After upgrading, my EDGE icon is now a blue box when in Safari or other apps, and a white box when in the home screen. No longer do I have the "E" in the box, unless I use Safari for a long period of...
Posted by jlfspook, on Nov 13, 2007 at 09:48 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah. I just figured it out. Will any... 6,875 Views / 17 Replies  
Yeah. I just figured it out.

Will any standard USB 2.0 PC Card work with my Powerbook?
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 30, 2007 at 07:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone and 3G iPod Firewire cable 6,875 Views / 17 Replies  
I have a 3G iPod (wheel + buttons up top). My firewire cable will only charge the iPhone. It won't, however, sync any of the data. I have a 17" Powerbook USB 1.1.

Anyone have the same problem? Do...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 30, 2007 at 06:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry, I got the model number wrong. I'm not home... 780 Views / 29 Replies  
Sorry, I got the model number wrong. I'm not home right now, and for some reason 850 made sense.

It's the Logitech Harmony 520.

Here's the remote...
Posted by jlfspook, on Dec 15, 2006 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Logitech Harmony 850 is great. I have a... 780 Views / 29 Replies  
The Logitech Harmony 850 is great. I have a Samsung LCD, a Phillips DVD player, a Yamaha receiver, and a TiVo. It works well with all of these devices. Configuring the remote is extremely easy,...
Posted by jlfspook, on Dec 15, 2006 at 10:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Turn off your screen saver when streaming. Mine... 2,871 Views / 12 Replies  
Turn off your screen saver when streaming. Mine used to be really choppy after 15 min (when the screen saver turned on), but after turning it off, it's no longer giving me problems.

I'm using the...
Posted by jlfspook, on Nov 1, 2006 at 01:25 PM, in Applications
Poll: This is all a bunch of horse manure. FISA was... 469 Views / 19 Replies  
This is all a bunch of horse manure. FISA was basically a rubber stamp! These courts have seldom refused to grant warrants and the law itself allows the Justice Department to ask for court orders...
Posted by jlfspook, on Mar 21, 2006 at 10:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Aha! Thanks man! But the law doesn't... 1,403 Views / 66 Replies  
Aha! Thanks man!



But the law doesn't allow you to make that judgment by/for yourself. That's the issue at hand here, I guess. The law doesn't want people to be able to legislate by themselves....
Posted by jlfspook, on Mar 21, 2006 at 09:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry, I'm not very good at this posting thing,... 1,403 Views / 66 Replies  
Sorry, I'm not very good at this posting thing, so here goes:



Well, that's the law. Any harm done to the property can be collected after the fact, through legal damages.



Actually, it...
Posted by jlfspook, on Mar 21, 2006 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, most jurisdictions (with the exception... 1,403 Views / 66 Replies  
Actually, most jurisdictions (with the exception of TX and FL, I think) don't allow the use of lethal force (lethal meaning causing death or serious bodily injury) to protect property, no matter how...
Posted by jlfspook, on Mar 21, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
In case anyone cares, Scalia wasn't at the... 421 Views / 20 Replies  
In case anyone cares, Scalia wasn't at the swearing in of Roberts as Chief Jusitce. He was at a meeting of the Federalist society in Denver, CO.

He must've been really miffed, I guess.
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 30, 2005 at 09:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Jeez... 1,739 Views / 127 Replies  
I don't post in the forums often, but man, I'm really getting tired of this whole resident God Squad we have going on here at MacNN.

You guys really, really need to chill out. I don't know if it's...
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 19, 2005 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is "womyn" the new "Ha! Ha!"?... 2,733 Views / 107 Replies  
Is "womyn" the new "Ha! Ha!"? :)
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 17, 2005 at 11:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Learn something new every day! :) 498 Views / 18 Replies  
Learn something new every day! :)
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 17, 2005 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I think that's a compilation. Most of these songs... 498 Views / 18 Replies  
I think that's a compilation. Most of these songs were never officially released together (not that I can recall, and I'm a Beatles nut). Maybe it's a compilation that was never released in the US?...
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 17, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Amen, Goldfinger, Amen. Should I have said... 1,048 Views / 48 Replies  
Amen, Goldfinger, Amen.

Should I have said that in my best Sean Connery voice? :D
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 16, 2005 at 03:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's definitely more exact when used during... 1,048 Views / 48 Replies  
It's definitely more exact when used during long-distance trips. I've used it many times on road trips, especially when I drove from DC to IL.

I still think that if you're new to a city it's a...
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 16, 2005 at 12:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have a MINI with dash-mounted GPS and I have to... 1,048 Views / 48 Replies  
I have a MINI with dash-mounted GPS and I have to say it is the best feature I have ever had in a car. It makes going anywhere easy. I live in Chicago and before that I lived in DC. Getting around...
Posted by jlfspook, on Sep 16, 2005 at 12:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FT: 17" for 15" 281 Views / 0 Replies  
Looking to trade my 1 GHz 17" Powerbook for a 15" Powerbook (Aluminum, not Ti). I love mine, but I'm going to law school and need something smaller.

17" is in great condition. No scratches or...
Posted by jlfspook, on Aug 26, 2005 at 08:08 PM, in Marketplace
Printing woes 330 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey guys,

I have two Brother printers. One is a MFC 5440CN and the other one is a Laser HL 1440. The laser worked fine in Mac OS X.4 and works fine with a PC (tried it this morning thinking the...
Posted by jlfspook, on Aug 11, 2005 at 03:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmmmm..... 701 Views / 17 Replies  
That sounds like a good idea. I googled VMWare and found that it costs $329.00. Is that an enterprise version or something? Does it run on any version of Linux?

What about lower costs solutions...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jul 26, 2005 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Besson and Millenium, you both make good points.... 701 Views / 17 Replies  
Besson and Millenium, you both make good points. My big thing is the size of my Powerbook (17). If I'm going to plunk down some cash on a new computer, due to the fact that I need portability, I...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jul 26, 2005 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've thought of a Thinkpad, but I really like the... 701 Views / 17 Replies  
I've thought of a Thinkpad, but I really like the 13.3" widescreen. In price, both the Sony and the Thinkpad seem to be in the same ballpark.

Thanks for the software recommendations. They look a...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jul 26, 2005 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How are VAIOs? 701 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm going to law school this fall, and even though they support Macs, they do so very lightly. If something doesn't work, like testing/law software, they will point to your Mac and say "Haha!" I'm...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jul 26, 2005 at 01:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Theme like Mail.app 353 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey guys,

Is there any theme out there that converts the System UI into that of the mail application? I tried the unify haxie, but it doesn't do a good job across the board. I understand a lot of...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 4, 2005 at 01:36 PM, in GUI Customization
Jabber and AIM in one window 291 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it possible to have Jabber and AIM buddies all in one iChat window? Right now, I have to have two iChat windows open in order to use AIM and Jabber.

Thanks!
Posted by jlfspook, on May 1, 2005 at 03:49 PM, in Applications
Tiger 446 Views / 3 Replies  
Maybe Tiger will fix it? Here's hoping.

It seems to me that it is a video card issue, but I cannot pin it down.
Posted by jlfspook, on Apr 14, 2005 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Weird purple flash during startup 446 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey guys,

Every time I start up my Powerbook G4 (17", Rev A), I get a weird purple/white flash in the left hand corner after the Apple-logo-and-gong-screen. Any ideas? Everything works fine, I was...
Posted by jlfspook, on Apr 13, 2005 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry. 517 Views / 9 Replies  
I found the threads. I didn't know MacNN's search tool allowed for Boolean Operators. Use "Macs and Law and School" for future reference.

Webscreamer: Do you go to school there? How is the parking...
Posted by jlfspook, on Feb 21, 2005 at 03:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I remember seeing one. I used the search engine... 517 Views / 9 Replies  
I remember seeing one. I used the search engine but I couldn't find it. :( Sorry.
Posted by jlfspook, on Feb 21, 2005 at 10:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Macs and Law School 517 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey guys,

I will be going to law school this September, specifically the Univ. of Chicago Law School.

Do any of you know how easy it is to interface with all you need for such an institution...
Posted by jlfspook, on Feb 21, 2005 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Exhaust mods 591 Views / 20 Replies  
Hey guys,

I have a MINI Cooper (non-S) with a Borla Catback Exhaust mod. I enjoy it, but its kind of loud for my long commute.

Is there anything I can do to silence it? Would changing tips...
Posted by jlfspook, on Nov 24, 2004 at 06:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The ultimate geek tool 449 Views / 1 Replies  
MacGyver never had it this good.

http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/tools/6b3b/

"The Swiss Memory USB is the perfect marriage of technology, practicality, materials, and quality design. It...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 25, 2004 at 06:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
All windows games on Linux... Good news for Macs? 2,802 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey,

I'm not very wise in the ways of UNIX, but isn't Linux a version of Unix?

If they pull this off, will it help us Mac folks out?

I emailed the company to ask if it would work with...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 24, 2004 at 08:50 PM, in Gaming
Please? I know I don't post a lot. But I do... 6,619 Views / 313 Replies  
Please?

I know I don't post a lot. But I do read a lot of the posts in here :)


fernanjl at georgetown.edu
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 24, 2004 at 10:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
forgot this 439 Views / 6 Replies  
Should I just wait for Airport Express?

I understand it is a full-featured router, no? Does it have the same range as a normal AE base station?

What's the catch then? It's cheaper, it has Air...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 23, 2004 at 01:00 PM, in Networking
Boost in speed noticeable 439 Views / 6 Replies  
I currently have Comcast Cable HSI and a Linksys wireless B router. My PowerBook is equipped with an AE card.

Would I feel the difference in speed if I upgraded to a G router, so that I could surf...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 23, 2004 at 12:48 PM, in Networking
Keep track of blogs 392 Views / 7 Replies  
Hey guys,

I've been surfing around the internet for a while trying to find an app that will let me keep track of the blogs I visit.

I have tried a couple of web-based approaches, Kinja being...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 20, 2004 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
Yeah 429 Views / 2 Replies  
I don't think enough people know about this. This is an AWESOME program, and its up to version 2.1.3!

And its FREE!
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 16, 2004 at 07:39 PM, in Applications
Games 559 Views / 16 Replies  
Splinter Cell 2
Midtown Madness 3
Crimson Skies
RTCW
Jedi Academy
NCAA 2K3
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 16, 2004 at 06:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lost in Xbox Live 559 Views / 16 Replies  
Hey guys,

I've been lurking for a while now and I feel like I know most of you! The majority of my posts are in the politics forum, but I read the majority of the sections.

Anyways,

I've...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 16, 2004 at 06:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Lost in Xbox Live 325 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey guys,

I've been lurking for a while now and I feel like I know most of you!

Anyways,

I've been playing XBox live lately, but I'm kind of tired of always joining games with 13 year old...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jun 16, 2004 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Chatting while in game 3,047 Views / 70 Replies  
What command do you use for chatting while you're playing against someone?
Posted by jlfspook, on May 4, 2004 at 09:06 PM, in Gaming
Transparent menulings 549 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been using many themes, such as XIAP's Soft-Candy, and the menulings (battery, airport, bluetooth, etc...) are unfortunately white, as they are in the normal Apple Aqua theme. I was wondering if...
Posted by jlfspook, on Apr 15, 2004 at 11:42 AM, in GUI Customization
DVD Player hosed by 10.2.8 278 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey guys,

I'm running 10.2.8 on a Powerbook 17" 1ghz (Original model) and ever since installing the update for .8 the DVD Player hasn't worked.

Every time I fire it up, with or without a DVD...
Posted by jlfspook, on Oct 1, 2003 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Login, but takes me back out to login screen 342 Views / 1 Replies  
Help!!!

Every time I try to log into OS X in the log on screen, I type the password and it sends me back out to the login screen

I have a Powerbook 17" and I'm running 10.2.6

I was deleting...
Posted by jlfspook, on Jul 16, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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