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Lost Restore Disc for MBP. Replacement? 502 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all, I recently lost my restore disc for my MacBook Pro, and I was wondering if there's a place to order a replacement, or will my full copy of Leopard do the trick? to completely reformat and...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 12, 2007 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Font Issues / Weird Characters?? 358 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

My computer at work recently started showing weird fonts from emails and I'm not sure how it came about. Could I have installed some weird fonts that caused the default fonts to act...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 12, 2007 at 03:50 PM, in Mac OS X
I agree with pcguy1. Ive recently had my... 423 Views / 4 Replies  
I agree with pcguy1.

Ive recently had my battery replaced as well. It was showing low capacity with only 90 cycles, and when I took it to the Apple Store, they replaced it instantly with no hassle...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 13, 2007 at 12:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the response. I hope to take it... 475 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the response.

I hope to take it in this weekend and show a couple screen shots I've taken.

Tim
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 2, 2007 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the exact same thing happened to me a few days... 2,242 Views / 4 Replies  
the exact same thing happened to me a few days ago that got me worried. fortunately, it doesnt seem to be a harmful issue (at least to me), and this is what apple's website say:

Mac OS: Flashing...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 2, 2007 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP Battery Issues after Battery Software Update 475 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone,

I assume everyone has seen the new battery software fix for MBP/MB regarding some issues that supposedly should have them fixed.

Before the fix, I noticed my battery/power under...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 1, 2007 at 03:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, you can still get Applecare at a... 665 Views / 11 Replies  
Actually, you can still get Applecare at a student rate of $239 later, as long as you are still a student, at least that's what an Apple rep told me when I bought my MBP this summer.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Oct 29, 2006 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, so I've read a couple information today and... 448 Views / 1 Replies  
Ok, so I've read a couple information today and noticed that it could be a fan issue, or something about a magnet triggering the sleep function is not in place. Any thoughts?

Thanks.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 5, 2006 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook G4 Sleep/Shutdown Problem 448 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi fellow MacNNers,

So I am working on my 15" PowerBook G4 1.5ghz using programs such as the Adobe CS2, and all of a sudden, my notebook would just go to sleep temporarily, and then would awaken...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 5, 2006 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook for $1000 AR w/ Shipping and No Tax??? 819 Views / 18 Replies  
Hey fellow MacBook enthusiasts!

I was told by a friend of mine this morning of a the 1.8ghz MacBook model for $1000 AR w/ free shipping and no tax at Amazon
...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 18, 2006 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the replies. This of course... 1,951 Views / 47 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

This of course won't be happening soon, but I just wanted to keep my option open, just in case in the future, I need to replace my PowerBook. I've been quite happy with...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 16, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmmm... am i incorrect to assume that this... 1,951 Views / 47 Replies  
hmmm...

am i incorrect to assume that this new MacBook is considerably faster than my now 15" 1.5ghz Powerbook?


Of course the ghz and front side bus is considerably faster (667 to my 167),...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 16, 2006 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also have the same problem. I have the 60gb... 2,463 Views / 25 Replies  
I also have the same problem. I have the 60gb Black model, and when I play a tv show I converted from avi using iSquint, it would freeze, and if I'm lucky, would resume without audio. That is only...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Jan 16, 2006 at 11:46 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Ahh, gotcha. *feeling like a doof* TimothyJay 1,411 Views / 36 Replies  
Ahh, gotcha. *feeling like a doof*

TimothyJay
Posted by TimothyJay, on Jan 4, 2006 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: If you're a student, your AppleCare price for a... 1,411 Views / 36 Replies  
If you're a student, your AppleCare price for a PowerBook drops by $110 from $349 to $239, which is a pretty sweet deal. I think I'm going to get this once my warranty comes close to an end.

I do...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Jan 3, 2006 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks discotronic for your comment. Care to turn... 823 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks discotronic for your comment. Care to turn me in? Lame.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 30, 2005 at 04:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I was actually in the same boat as you are a week... 823 Views / 7 Replies  
I was actually in the same boat as you are a week ago. I sold my 60gb iPod Photo (w/o dock, with merely the earphones, 3 skins, and usb cable + 30gb worth of music in the iPod) on eBay for roughly...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 28, 2005 at 03:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No, this install disc was for my own PowerBook it... 394 Views / 3 Replies  
No, this install disc was for my own PowerBook it came with.

It's weird. Because this is normally how I install my bundled software (because I have the upgrade of Tiger), where I install the core...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 16, 2005 at 04:44 PM, in Mac OS X
PowerBook OSX Install Disc Error 394 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi. I have a PowerBook which I'm tyring to install the bundled software (iPhoto, iMovie, etc.) from an install disc with Panther on it. However, when I run in package, I would get to the part where I...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 16, 2005 at 04:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Is it too much to ask how to do that? I just... 320 Views / 3 Replies  
Is it too much to ask how to do that?

I just ask because I can't seem to find it. I'm running disk utility, and from what I normally do is just go to ERASE, and erase it. It does ask what volume...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 3, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
200GB HDD + Enclosure for PC/Mac 320 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey everyone,

I just recently purchased a maxtor 200gb internal drive and a usb external enclosure (http://www.clubit.com/product_detail.cfm?itemno=A3326325). The problem I came across is that, I...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Dec 3, 2005 at 09:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You know, I'm not too sure how to describe the... 772 Views / 8 Replies  
You know, I'm not too sure how to describe the smell. I hope it's not something bad, it's just weird. I guess I'll complain about it later one when I see my powerbook emit smoke *knocks on wood*.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Oct 31, 2005 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You know, I'm not too sure how to describe the... 772 Views / 8 Replies  
You know, I'm not too sure how to describe the smell. I hope it's not something bad, it's just weird. I guess I'll complain about it later one when I see my powerbook emit smoke *knocks on wood*.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Oct 31, 2005 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My PowerBook smells weird... Overheating?? 772 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, fellow PB users... I think my PowerBook smells... haha.

Well, lately my PowerBook has been heating up, hotter than it normally was when I first got it. I would also notice that whenever I'm...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Oct 28, 2005 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a similar pc configuration as yours, and... 740 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a similar pc configuration as yours, and when I compare it to my PowerBook which is listed in my signature, I would say that the PowerBook is slightly slower than my PC. Load time is slightly...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 23, 2005 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
These EyeTV seem pretty pricy. (unless I'm... 627 Views / 7 Replies  
These EyeTV seem pretty pricy. (unless I'm looking at them differently. $200 for a new one correct, and $129 refurb?) Would simply buying a tv be an option?

I don't mean this negatively, but for...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 22, 2005 at 05:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's normal, it's how it is. No worries =] 304 Views / 1 Replies  
It's normal, it's how it is.

No worries =]
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 11, 2005 at 02:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yikes... well, unfortunately, I don't have the... 466 Views / 6 Replies  
Yikes... well, unfortunately, I don't have the guts to open up my Powerbook and attempt to see if I can install something like that or not.

An external drive is not a bad option. I don't mind it,...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 6, 2005 at 08:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Combo to SuperDrive upgrade @ the Apple Store? 466 Views / 6 Replies  
Forgive me if this was meant in the peripherals section or not, but I thought this may be in relation to my Powerbook.

I currently have a combo drive on my 15" PowerBook (1.5ghz), and I would like...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 5, 2005 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Personally, I love my Tucano Second Skin Sleeve,... 694 Views / 11 Replies  
Personally, I love my Tucano Second Skin Sleeve, and my Targus Groove Backpack. The sleeve fits perfectly with my 15" PowerBook, and the Groove backpack fits all my accessories plus more.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Sep 1, 2005 at 10:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, ok... well, first launch is about 25-30... 479 Views / 8 Replies  
Oh, ok... well, first launch is about 25-30 seconds.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Aug 31, 2005 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, for some reason I had no idea the actual plug... 788 Views / 18 Replies  
Ok, for some reason I had no idea the actual plug on the brick comes off so that you can connect the extension cord to it until tonight :hmm:

I mean, I know it looked like it could come off or...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Aug 31, 2005 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have Photoshop CS2 (as well as the whole suite)... 479 Views / 8 Replies  
I have Photoshop CS2 (as well as the whole suite) and it doesn't take me 40 seconds to load it. It was less than 20 seconds. I varies from time to time, I guess depending on how many programs I have...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Aug 31, 2005 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You know, I wonder about the same thing before,... 479 Views / 8 Replies  
You know, I wonder about the same thing before, because I compared it to my 3.0ghz Pentium 4 desktop which loads the program in no time.

One of the main factor I was told about the difference in...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Aug 31, 2005 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wasn't there just a thread about ranting about... 788 Views / 18 Replies  
Wasn't there just a thread about ranting about the adapter?


I find the adapter great, except for the short length of the cord. But other than that, I like it.
Posted by TimothyJay, on Aug 31, 2005 at 02:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple Warranty Servicing Turn-Around: Audio Problems 541 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey fellow PB users,

I have a minor problem with the headphone jack in my 15" PowerBook. Apparently, when my headphones is plugged all the way in, I can only hear audio on the left channel, and...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Aug 22, 2005 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iPhoto: Preview VS Video Export 240 Views / 0 Replies  
Maybe this is just me, but has anyone experienced different syncs between previews on iPhoto versus the movie exported?

I mean, when I preview the slideshow on iPhoto, it's a different speed to...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Jul 6, 2005 at 08:50 PM, in Applications
they will do the upgrades in the store, however,... 482 Views / 3 Replies  
they will do the upgrades in the store, however, there may be a few hours wait depending on how busy the store is. when i had bought an ibook before, i was asked if i wanted any add on upgrades,...
Posted by TimothyJay, on Jun 1, 2005 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Backing up Adobe Creative Suite 464 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello everyone.

I'm trying to backup an original disc(s) of Adobe Creative Suite which we have at work, and I wanted to create a copy of it since normally, the original copy floats around our...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 27, 2005 at 10:23 AM, in Applications
I'm a big seller on eBay, and here are some... 519 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm a big seller on eBay, and here are some pointers (and I'm sure I'm just repeating some of what the others have already mentioned):

PICTURES:
Take great pictures of your PowerBook, as well as...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 17, 2005 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Selling a 12" 1.2ghz iBook: How much? 866 Views / 5 Replies  
So my friend is selling his iBook. It's only about 2 months old, bought around mid March, so warranty still covers it til March 2006. His specs are:

1.2 ghz 12" iBook
256 mb ram
30 gb HDD
Combo...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 16, 2005 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: It's a 300D, not 350... and im not quite sure... 1,088,169 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It's a 300D, not 350... and im not quite sure about them comparison wise.
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 13, 2005 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've just recently had this noise going on my... 755 Views / 7 Replies  
I've just recently had this noise going on my PowerBook. It makes an odd sounds every now and then, It's very faint, but it gets annoying when the surrounding is quiet. It makes a similar sound when...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 13, 2005 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow, we think alike =] I thought the same... 465 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow, we think alike =]

I thought the same way. I already have pretty decent desktop setup, powerful enough to do just about anything I can think of, so I bought an iBook for portability. I must...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 9, 2005 at 01:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Add on at least 512mb to bring yourself to 768mb.... 423 Views / 4 Replies  
Add on at least 512mb to bring yourself to 768mb. You'll be much happier now, and in the future. It's about $50 on newegg.com

If you can afford a 1gb ram, It's about $100-130 and you will notice a...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 9, 2005 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As far as gaming, I'm not sure if the iBook's... 423 Views / 4 Replies  
As far as gaming, I'm not sure if the iBook's graphics will give you the best quality. I've read around the PowerBook forums that even PB have a hard time with games such as Halo and/or World of...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 9, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Envy! Everyone's setup looks so much nicer with... 1,088,169 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Envy! Everyone's setup looks so much nicer with their multiple iBooks/PowerBooks and what not =] Here's mine. Warning... there is a PC desktop!

http://www.illippinno.com/images/setup.jpg
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 8, 2005 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What with the Rev/Model Names? 332 Views / 3 Replies  
This may be a silly question, but I notice some people would say they have the Rev C or Rev D PowerBook, and I was just wondering what that means. And how do you determine which PowerBook you own is...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 6, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow, I'm glad Apple went ahead and just gave you... 375 Views / 1 Replies  
Wow, I'm glad Apple went ahead and just gave you a new iBook! I do also love the Apple notebooks, considering I've been a PC user/owner up until last month when I got an iBook, and last week when I...
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 6, 2005 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, in that case, I think it would be. That's... 635 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, in that case, I think it would be. That's still a pretty good system, and to let it go to waste if it can be fixed for $280 would be crazy.
Posted by TimothyJay, on May 6, 2005 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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