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Poll: 13" MBP: I'm getting about 5 and a half... 32,304 Views / 38 Replies  
13" MBP:

I'm getting about 5 and a half hours with my computer if constantly used. But most of the times when I'm using it, I'm not constantly on and I usually turn the display off so it often...
Posted by tripletaker, on Jul 22, 2009 at 04:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sold! 569 Views / 1 Replies  
Sold!
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 19, 2009 at 05:00 PM, in Marketplace
FS: (US) 15" Apple MacBook Pro 2.4Ghz, 4GB RAM 569 Views / 1 Replies  
edit: Sold!

edit: Sale pending.

Price: I want to sell it for $1390. I'll take the hit on the shipping via UPS and PayPal charges. PayPal only please. And no PO boxes.

This is a previous...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 18, 2009 at 04:23 PM, in Marketplace
The Apple Keyboard now looks the same as the... 574 Views / 13 Replies  
The Apple Keyboard now looks the same as the wireless number pad-less keyboard. The Apple Keypad with Numeric Keypad is the full-sized regular wired keyboard.

To clarify:

Wired regular sized...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 3, 2009 at 03:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Word: Opening in Notebook Layout 348 Views / 0 Replies  
I have 12 doc files that someone gave me. For some reason whenever I open any of the 12 documents, they open in Notebook Layout. So I change it back to Print Layout, make my changes, save it. When I...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 19, 2009 at 07:40 PM, in Applications
7330 down / 7184 up / 5 ms ping At work... 3,950 Views / 152 Replies  
7330 down / 7184 up / 5 ms ping

At work computer.
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 8, 2009 at 10:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FS: 1gb + 1gb + 512mb ram 264 Views / 0 Replies  
I have RAM for sale that is for the previous generation Macbook/Macbook Pro/iMac/Mac Minis (PC5300 DDR2 667MHz 200 Pin SO-DIMM Modules). I have two 1 GB modules (matched) and a single 512 MB module...
Posted by tripletaker, on Dec 24, 2008 at 08:47 AM, in Marketplace
Replace this file with the picture you want to... 469 Views / 1 Replies  
Replace this file with the picture you want to use. /Library/Desktop Pictures/Aqua Blue.jpg
Posted by tripletaker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 01:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: This is exactly what I did as well. If only the... 1,068 Views / 29 Replies  
This is exactly what I did as well. If only the MacBook had FW I would have gotten that in a heartbeat.
Posted by tripletaker, on Oct 16, 2008 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have any pictures and do you have any... 562 Views / 11 Replies  
Do you have any pictures and do you have any scratches or cosmetic problems with it?
Posted by tripletaker, on Oct 14, 2008 at 09:12 AM, in Marketplace
Try going to: Username/Library/Contextual Menu... 859 Views / 2 Replies  
Try going to: Username/Library/Contextual Menu Items and see if SwitchResX is there. If it's there, delete it. If not, try the main library/Contextual Menu Items.
Posted by tripletaker, on Sep 16, 2008 at 10:44 AM, in Applications
By the way, the Genius told me that 99% of the... 179,626 Views / 198 Replies  
By the way, the Genius told me that 99% of the cases crack because people hold the computers with one hand on the exact same spot. He said if my computer cracks a number of times I'm doing something...
Posted by tripletaker, on Aug 19, 2008 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
277 - From The Inside Out by Hillsong United ... 915 Views / 57 Replies  
277 - From The Inside Out by Hillsong United
247 - Living Hallelujah by Sarah Kelly
243 - The Blower's Daughter by Damien Rice
Posted by tripletaker, on Aug 11, 2008 at 03:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
*sigh* Looks like mine has the same problem... 179,626 Views / 198 Replies  
*sigh*

Looks like mine has the same problem too. I bought mine in January 2008. So after 8 months I have a crack. I should have gotten a MBP. Time to sell it after I get it fixed!
Posted by tripletaker, on Aug 7, 2008 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Navigate to Applications -> Utilities -> Disk... 4,733 Views / 2 Replies  
Navigate to Applications -> Utilities -> Disk Utility in the Finder.

Select the flash drive on the left column and click on the "Erase" tab. In the "Volume Format" select "MS-DOS File System" to...
Posted by tripletaker, on Jul 31, 2008 at 01:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I need the Graphics Update because it fixed the... 826 Views / 16 Replies  
I need the Graphics Update because it fixed the application Second Life on my MacBook. Without it, I would get a kernel panic as well.

The Mac Genius just told me to try it in hopes that it was a...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 20, 2008 at 04:12 PM, in Applications
I eventually figured it out. I was using Windows... 1,333 Views / 24 Replies  
I eventually figured it out. I was using Windows XP Pro that my school provides which doesn't come with a service pack. All is well with XP + SP2.

Thanks everyone.
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 18, 2008 at 07:45 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I took it to an Apple Store and after having... 826 Views / 16 Replies  
I took it to an Apple Store and after having looked at it, they don't know either. They said they have never heard of this problem before and they said to try a reinstall. =[
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 18, 2008 at 07:44 PM, in Applications
I read the guide and it said in the Virtual... 1,333 Views / 24 Replies  
I read the guide and it said in the Virtual Machine settings to set the USB Controller to be enabled and the connection options to "Ask me what to do." The hard drive shows up when on the list of USB...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:08 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I've run into a major problem right now. I need a... 1,333 Views / 24 Replies  
I've run into a major problem right now. I need a NTFS external hard drive to show up in Parallels but it won't! I've tried everything. Even regular USB sticks won't show up. In Parallels, I go to...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 17, 2008 at 01:00 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
They could, but they don't want to. They are used... 1,333 Views / 24 Replies  
They could, but they don't want to. They are used to Hangul (HWP) and want to keep on using it because all the text including the menus display in Korean.
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 13, 2008 at 01:06 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have a similar problem... 14,825 Views / 44 Replies  
I have a similar problem (http://forums.macnn.com/92/networking/358334/leopard-airport-no-longer-automatically-joining/) and can't find a fix either.
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 12, 2008 at 12:39 PM, in Networking
Hm... I have a MacBook with 4GB of RAM. Haven't... 826 Views / 16 Replies  
Hm... I have a MacBook with 4GB of RAM. Haven't heard this problem happening with any other computers beside the 12" PowerBook. And this happened after the Graphics Update right after 10.5.2.

I...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 12, 2008 at 10:23 AM, in Applications
Does this happen to anyone else? I need to make a... 826 Views / 16 Replies  
Does this happen to anyone else? I need to make a presentation that uses the DVD Player and I can't have it crashing all the time.

After some googling, this is apparently a known problem.
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 11, 2008 at 09:42 PM, in Applications
They use Hangul, which is a Korean word processor... 1,333 Views / 24 Replies  
They use Hangul, which is a Korean word processor only for Windows. I tried to get them to use Word, but they won't have it. They also use a strange software that downloads new updates of a song...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 11, 2008 at 06:17 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I've been having this issue as well. When the DVD... 826 Views / 16 Replies  
I've been having this issue as well. When the DVD application launches I get a kernel panic. But when the computer restarts and I open it again, it works. After a few days, if I try DVD Player, it...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 11, 2008 at 08:31 AM, in Applications
When Boot Camp first came out I heard people had... 1,333 Views / 24 Replies  
When Boot Camp first came out I heard people had hardware that wasn't fully supported or drivers that needed updating, but I haven't been keeping track. Good to know that everything should work...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 8, 2008 at 06:57 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Is Boot Camp Useable? 1,333 Views / 24 Replies  
My parents decided to buy a Mac but they want to use Windows only because of certain applications they need. Is Boot Camp useable now so that all their printers and other hardware will work? What...
Posted by tripletaker, on Mar 7, 2008 at 10:52 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
After thinking about it I guess that the way it... 4,683 Views / 7 Replies  
After thinking about it I guess that the way it works is the logical way.

Every time I attach an external monitor I will have to rearrange my spaces. Also, I have certain applications set to...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 29, 2008 at 10:10 AM, in Mac OS X
I would like to say that my problem is still... 22,241 Views / 58 Replies  
I would like to say that my problem is still happening and 10.5.2 did not fix it. Also, the IT people at my school cannot solve this issue as well. All the Mac people with Leopard are not happy at my...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 29, 2008 at 08:55 AM, in Networking
I have certain applications go to certain spaces.... 4,683 Views / 7 Replies  
I have certain applications go to certain spaces. When I reveal all spaces, my primary monitor shows eight spaces. I have four set up so the other four comes from my external. But instead of four...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 29, 2008 at 07:48 AM, in Mac OS X
This is the first time I've used Leopard with an... 4,683 Views / 7 Replies  
This is the first time I've used Leopard with an external monitor and I have the exact problem. Am I the only one experiencing this or does is this not an issue with anyone else!?

Attached is a...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 28, 2008 at 11:07 PM, in Mac OS X
320GB for $145.00 + tax from Dell with free... 4,671 Views / 45 Replies  
320GB for $145.00 + tax from Dell with free shipping! (http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?sku=A1372306&cs=19&c=us&l=en&dgc=CJ&cid=24471&lid=566643)
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 22, 2008 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Restart the computer while holding the... 249 Views / 3 Replies  
Restart the computer while holding the Command+Option+P+R keys on the keyboard.
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I will try that when I have time. So far, I have... 2,081 Views / 2 Replies  
I will try that when I have time. So far, I have reset the PRAM x 3 one after another and reset Open Firmware (yes, I know it's not called Open Firmware).

Also, after restarting the drive wouldn't...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 20, 2008 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook FireWire Port 2,081 Views / 2 Replies  
All of a sudden my FireWire 400 port on my MacBook is not working! When I go to the System Profiler it says "Unable to list FireWire devices."

My FireWire drive works on another computer so it's...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 20, 2008 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can also press Tab to autocomplete words. ... 348 Views / 5 Replies  
You can also press Tab to autocomplete words.

For example:

Type "cd Nat" without the quotes and then press Tab and if there is only one file starting with Nat then it will autocomplete Nature...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 19, 2008 at 08:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Open up Terminal.app (Applications > Utilities >... 695 Views / 7 Replies  
Open up Terminal.app (Applications > Utilities > Terminal.app). Copy and paste "sudo pmset lidwake 0". Enter your password and hit Return.

That's it.

No one's bought this yet. I will lower the...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 13, 2008 at 12:50 PM, in Marketplace
The graphics update after the 10.5.2 update seems... 734 Views / 13 Replies  
The graphics update after the 10.5.2 update seems to have fixed it! Second Life works on my MacBook now.
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 13, 2008 at 08:58 AM, in Applications
SideTrack or iScroll2 for your first point 334 Views / 4 Replies  
SideTrack or iScroll2 for your first point
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 10, 2008 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know which preference file you can trash,... 2,174 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't know which preference file you can trash, but try opening iPhoto and choose a normal picture and go to Share > Desktop to set the desktop picture. This is iPhoto 6 so the location might have...
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 7, 2008 at 09:55 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah the dent is exactly where the airport should... 695 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah the dent is exactly where the airport should be. I think it affected the reception a little, but not so much that it's unusable.
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 6, 2008 at 10:52 PM, in Marketplace
Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual... 397 Views / 3 Replies  
Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual (http://www.amazon.com/Mac-OS-Leopard-Missing-Manual/dp/059652952X/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1201924219&sr=8-2).
Posted by tripletaker, on Feb 1, 2008 at 10:50 PM, in Mac OS X
FS: Apple PowerBook G4 15" 1.67GHz 695 Views / 7 Replies  
edit: This computer has been sold on eBay for $550.

I just got a new MacBook so I would like to sell my old PowerBook. I'm the original owner since 2006. I can include a original copy of Tiger...
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 31, 2008 at 09:19 PM, in Marketplace
I had a PowerBook G4 1.67 GHz with 1.5GB RAM. The... 562 Views / 18 Replies  
I had a PowerBook G4 1.67 GHz with 1.5GB RAM. The MacBook is so much faster, especially with 4GB of RAM. And I got the lower end MacBook as well with the 2.0GHz. All the programs start up instantly...
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 31, 2008 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What do you need the MacBook Pro for? I just... 562 Views / 18 Replies  
What do you need the MacBook Pro for?

I just got a new MacBook and don't see too much difference in terms of power, especially if you don't do any graphic intensive tasks. It's going to be a lot...
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 31, 2008 at 08:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can take any other Mac and connect the two... 2,911 Views / 12 Replies  
You can take any other Mac and connect the two with FireWire. Boot up the MacBook holding the T key to get into FireWire target disk mode. Open up Disk Utility in the other Mac and select the...
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 31, 2008 at 08:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Since the question's been answered, in Windows,... 2,039 Views / 43 Replies  
Since the question's been answered, in Windows, it's Alt-Tab (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alt-Tab).
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 29, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in Mac OS X
I upgraded my MacBook to 4GB of RAM as well. It... 10,411 Views / 21 Replies  
I upgraded my MacBook to 4GB of RAM as well. It is amazing.
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 29, 2008 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The AirMoose app does not find the wireless... 22,241 Views / 58 Replies  
The AirMoose app does not find the wireless network I use.

I still have the problem. Hopefully 10.5.2 will fix it because it's a pain to input the network name and password everytime.
Posted by tripletaker, on Jan 27, 2008 at 12:50 PM, in Networking
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