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I just replaced my g/f 12" Powerbook as well. ... 699 Views / 12 Replies  
I just replaced my g/f 12" Powerbook as well. The hard drive failed about 3 weeks back...luckily we were able to get all the data in her home directory off to an external hard drive. The new hd as...
Posted by javabeans, on Jun 6, 2006 at 07:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Around Newport. Let me know if you have friends... 550 Views / 9 Replies  
Around Newport. Let me know if you have friends who are interested in buy it. We can always work out a deal. Thanks for the lead btw, I don't feel like putting it up on ebay either.
Posted by javabeans, on Jun 6, 2006 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks guys for your feedback. Waiting for 10.5... 550 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks guys for your feedback. Waiting for 10.5 is definitely a good idea. I wonder if by that time the difference in price drop that I can get for my laptop would be bigger than what it will cost...
Posted by javabeans, on Jun 6, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How much for 1st Gen PowerBook 17"? 550 Views / 9 Replies  
Hello,

I'm thinking about selling my first and only Mac, a 1Ghz 1st Gen. PowerBook 17", to get a MacBook or a MacBook Pro. How much do you guys think I can get for this baby?

Thanks.
Posted by javabeans, on Jun 5, 2006 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Doh...I didn't see it the first time I saw... 410 Views / 2 Replies  
Doh...I didn't see it the first time I saw it...Thanks much!
Posted by javabeans, on Feb 27, 2006 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Rev A PowerBook 17" & iGo EverywherePower 3500 410 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know if the iGo (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/tech-data/B0002X1KGS/ref=dp_nav_0/102-2824654-0076901?%5Fencoding=UTF8&n=172282&s=electronics) is working with apple Rev. A PowerBook 17"...
Posted by javabeans, on Feb 26, 2006 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
America's Army on PB 17' 638 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi,

Does anybody here play America's Army on their PB laptop? Can you share your experience? Do you use a joystick for the game? If so, what kind do you suggest?

Thanks.
Posted by javabeans, on Jun 6, 2004 at 10:43 PM, in Gaming
I bought my first Mac, a 17" PB, it has been an... 744 Views / 13 Replies  
I bought my first Mac, a 17" PB, it has been an exceptional experience. It's almost a year now. I didn't get AppleCare, knock on wood that things will be working fine! Also convince my g/f to get...
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 14, 2004 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks so much for the tip. I did use the above... 491 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks so much for the tip. I did use the above hint from macosxhints. The small screen area that I described was the exact location where the desktop thumbnail sit when F11 is hit. After I...
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 13, 2004 at 08:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it is a new issue. As I mentioned before... 491 Views / 8 Replies  
I think it is a new issue. As I mentioned before that after the restart, the machine is fine. After further investigating, it appeared to be that this problem/behavior happens a gain after a while....
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 13, 2004 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After a restart, things works fine. However, I... 491 Views / 8 Replies  
After a restart, things works fine. However, I also found out that this happens AFTER I change some Mouse/Trackpad setting under System Preferences with out a reboot.
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 11, 2004 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know if this is some kind of bug that was... 491 Views / 8 Replies  
I don't know if this is some kind of bug that was introduced in those updates in the Software Updates. It was fine after I install Panther. Only recently that I've seen this. Gotta go Apple...
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 10, 2004 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mouse doesn't click on a small screen area 491 Views / 8 Replies  
Recently I've noticed some strange behavior on my PB 17'. There is a small area about 1x1.5 inch on the bottom of the screen right above the "PowerBook G4" print that the mouse doesn't click. ...
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 9, 2004 at 10:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've gotten it to work. Apparently copying the... 790 Views / 1 Replies  
I've gotten it to work. Apparently copying the folders doesn't help. I had to make a diskimage and things worked fine!
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 6, 2004 at 12:11 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Problems getting OS9 startup in Panther 790 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I copied the /System Folder and /Applications (Mac OS 9) from my 12' running Panther to my PB 17' running Panther but I was not able to start OS 9. Is copying the folders enough to get OS 9...
Posted by javabeans, on Mar 5, 2004 at 08:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: Very dead ipod? 323 Views / 2 Replies  
If you're still within 1 year warrantee, I'd send the ipod to Apple for service. I got a brand new iPod when I sent in mine for battery service. They even re-did my personal engraving on the back. ...
Posted by javabeans, on Feb 7, 2004 at 08:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I installed the update and has just drained the... 814 Views / 3 Replies  
I installed the update and has just drained the battery. Right now i'm at 24% with ~1:28 to go for a full charge. Still waiting to find out if I get more battery life after this...
Posted by javabeans, on Dec 18, 2003 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about a G5 TabletMac? 2,097 Views / 32 Replies  
How about a G5 TabletMac?
Posted by javabeans, on Dec 15, 2003 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They're just zealous that you have something real... 1,366 Views / 15 Replies  
They're just zealous that you have something real sexy!
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 28, 2003 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: unnatural love 1,366 Views / 15 Replies  
Wow..that's cool! Btw, $1500 is a steal for the PB 17". How did it make out?
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 27, 2003 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: I love... 1,366 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm glad you enjoy it. I bought my 17" Rev. A PB (also my first Mac ever) back in April and I've been enjoying it....like you i also want a G5 but it will be a while before I get it. I need to save...
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 27, 2003 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: I finally did it! 1,038 Views / 7 Replies  
Congrats...My first Mac is a PowerBook 17" 1Ghz and I'm loving it. Enjoy!
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 19, 2003 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the tips on the dimming feature...mine... 664 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the tips on the dimming feature...mine was out after being Pantherized. Now it is back to normal!
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 6, 2003 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you all...I guess I will just have to label... 534 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you all...I guess I will just have to label everything so that I don't accidentally plug in the wrong one...just to be safe!
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 3, 2003 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On my 17" Rev. A, I'm getting about 45min to... 3,806 Views / 34 Replies  
On my 17" Rev. A, I'm getting about 45min to 1hour better. Also, a bit off topic, my screen does seem to be a lot brighter after installing Panther...did anybody feel the same way?
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 3, 2003 at 07:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" Rev. B Power Adapter vs. 17" Rev. A Power Adapter 534 Views / 3 Replies  
Recently my g/f just got a 12" Rev. B PB. I noticed that the power adapter output of the 12" is: 24V, 1.875A. My 17"PB output is 24.5, 2.65A.

Do you think it's a bad idea if I use the power...
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 2, 2003 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't notice any difference between my 17"PB... 1,049 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't notice any difference between my 17"PB Rev. A vs. the 12" PB Rev. B. At times, my 17"PB seems to get better signal than the 12".
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 2, 2003 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: PowerBook G4: Est. Ship on Dec 23rd! 2,600 Views / 7 Replies  
It seems like the issue is for 15" only. I ordered a 12" PB 10/25/03 and I just got it today. The tiny thing looks so shiny and cute! With Pather and iSight..I'm gonna have tons of fun!
Posted by javabeans, on Nov 1, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if you do a clean install I think you will loose... 1,285 Views / 25 Replies  
if you do a clean install I think you will loose them!
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 27, 2003 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry to be off topic here..but did anybody ever... 1,285 Views / 25 Replies  
Sorry to be off topic here..but did anybody ever tried using their iPod for backing up their data?

I plan on using my iPod with 7G free to temporarily backup all my important files and then do a...
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 27, 2003 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm waiting for Panther to be out on 10.24 and... 631 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm waiting for Panther to be out on 10.24 and then order a 12" PB, which should come with Panther. Do you think I can use he 12" CDs to upgrade/install Panther on my existing 17" PB?
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 21, 2003 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been using my first Mac (17PB) since April... 1,250 Views / 14 Replies  
I've been using my first Mac (17PB) since April 2003 and its been awesome! I'm getting a 12" this Christmas...yippe! :)
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 21, 2003 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: How many hours do you get out of your powerbook? 1,098 Views / 20 Replies  
Wow...that's awesome...I wonder if Panther does similar thing for my PB 17'
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 21, 2003 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Its even cooler if you're closed to free hotspots... 885 Views / 9 Replies  
Its even cooler if you're closed to free hotspots like in NYC! Check out www.nycwireless.org (http://www.nycwireless.org)!
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 21, 2003 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: How many hours do you get out of your powerbook? 1,098 Views / 20 Replies  
I get about the same for my 17" PB with highest brightness & Highest Performance (under Energy Saver). It also depends on your usage patterns. If you're doing lots of DVD/CD burning I'm sure you'll...
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 21, 2003 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm looking to buy a PB 12" this Xmas. It'll be... 630 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm looking to buy a PB 12" this Xmas. It'll be nice if they drop the price...I'll get some extra $ for accessories....I'm just hopeful... :)
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 15, 2003 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is an open-source equivalent to Photoshop:... 1,011 Views / 10 Replies  
There is an open-source equivalent to Photoshop: Gimp @ http://www.gimp.org (http://www.gimp.org/). I don't know if they have version for OSX but if you're hard-core enough you might be able to...
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 10, 2003 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Backing up a Powerbook 17? 380 Views / 2 Replies  
I heard that Restrospect www.dantz.com (http://www.dantz.com) is pretty good though I've never used myself. Give it a try!
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 10, 2003 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dive in....I read from www.slashdot.org... 2,372 Views / 56 Replies  
Dive in....I read from www.slashdot.org (http://www.slashdot.org) that 10.3 is faster even on old hardware...I have a PB 17' ....so I wont be waiting...
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 9, 2003 at 08:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I didn't know that it was a Shareware. I... 578 Views / 7 Replies  
I didn't know that it was a Shareware. I actually bought a copy from NYC Apple store...with tax and all..its about $27!
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 9, 2003 at 08:22 PM, in Gaming
I also have 3 coupons..I don't know if we can use... 7,879 Views / 131 Replies  
I also have 3 coupons..I don't know if we can use one of the coupons toward Panther. It'll be sweet if we can. Apple shoul charge us the for upgrades only. I just paid over 3K on the PB in April...
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 8, 2003 at 08:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Is Bust-the-Move.... 404 Views / 1 Replies  
...available for Mac?
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 8, 2003 at 07:26 PM, in Gaming
Strongly recommend Enigmo 578 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm in no ways associated with Enigmo maker...I just bought the game today and I'm loving it. I strongly recommend to anybody who likes puzzle games!
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 7, 2003 at 11:36 PM, in Gaming
I still can not figure about how to play simcity... 856 Views / 8 Replies  
I still can not figure about how to play simcity in a window (not full screen) so that I can Apple-Tab to my chat window....

Was anybody able to do this?
Posted by javabeans, on Oct 6, 2003 at 08:46 PM, in Gaming
OS Coupons 1,253 Views / 12 Replies  
When I bought the PB 17 back in April, I got couple coupons for free upgrade of some sort (don't remember exactly since I was too excited to play with the laptop and never really read the details of...
Posted by javabeans, on Sep 18, 2003 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Spheric Harlot, Thanks for replying so... 364 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi Spheric Harlot,

Thanks for replying so quickly. I understand that you have to eject a volumn to un-mount it. Normally, you don't have to do that for an iPod right? I often just un-plug the...
Posted by javabeans, on Sep 15, 2003 at 09:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB not waking up after un-plug ipod 364 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

My 17' PB doesn't wake up when I plug-in my ipod, close the laptop lit, then un-plug the ipod. When I open laptop lit, OSX doesn't wake up. I had to press the power button to restart.
...
Posted by javabeans, on Sep 15, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've done this...but only 1 Windoze PC connected... 474 Views / 3 Replies  
I've done this...but only 1 Windoze PC connected to my PB 17" similar to what ICruise described. It worked like a charm!
Posted by javabeans, on Aug 26, 2003 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My first Mac is a 17" PB and I'm loving it. As a... 942 Views / 11 Replies  
My first Mac is a 17" PB and I'm loving it. As a matter fact, I'm outside my garden connected wirlessly to my neighboor's AP and writing this post...just awesome..

oh...also, iTunes is playing...
Posted by javabeans, on Aug 16, 2003 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 17PB is also hot after couple of hours of... 907 Views / 13 Replies  
My 17PB is also hot after couple of hours of continuous use. It's a bit uncomfortable for your lap especially in the summer time
Posted by javabeans, on Aug 11, 2003 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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