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Well, it's not April 1st yet and since my whine... 2,789 Views / 30 Replies  
Well, it's not April 1st yet and since my whine does stop when Photo Booth runs (it only whines when on batteries) I think this might be fixable with a software patch.
Posted by CyberPet, on Mar 18, 2006 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my 1.83 on thursday morning and I've heard... 686 Views / 4 Replies  
I got my 1.83 on thursday morning and I've heard the magic whine, but only when running on battery. When running Photo Booth it stops, so I guess I can live with it, but worried that Photo Boot would...
Posted by CyberPet, on Mar 18, 2006 at 06:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, here's the test I've been waiting to do! ... 42,486 Views / 292 Replies  
OK, here's the test I've been waiting to do!

82.5 seconds on my spanking new MacBook Pro (1.83 Ghz with 2 GB RAM).

So even through Rosetta I am now experience an increase with more than the...
Posted by CyberPet, on Mar 17, 2006 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
I won't trust the indicator on the computer... 6,258 Views / 38 Replies  
I won't trust the indicator on the computer anyway, it is always wrong (usually to my advantage - it always seem to show less time than the factual time I get out of my 3+ year old batteries - now...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 26, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes. Yes. And that's your problem if... 12,349 Views / 148 Replies  
Yes.

Yes.

And that's your problem if you don't believe me. I shoot weddings and do graphic design and I often sit on the couch. I have no problem using the trackpad doing masking, etc, actually...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 26, 2006 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, you need to learn to control the trackpad...... 966 Views / 5 Replies  
Yep, you need to learn to control the trackpad... my mom hates the trackpad on her iBook, she refuses to use it because she always dip an extra finger down that will make the mouse run irratic on the...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 26, 2006 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Comparing my old PowerBook with my husbands PC... 696 Views / 12 Replies  
Comparing my old PowerBook with my husbands PC laptop, the heat is not an issue with Powerbooks compared to PC laptops... honestly. Mac users are picky and really loves to whine. Plus heat is a very...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 26, 2006 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My poor old TiBook (last generation, 1GHz with 1... 42,486 Views / 292 Replies  
My poor old TiBook (last generation, 1GHz with 1 GB RAM) took a lovely 207.5 seconds (guess that's 3:45 minutes) to do this test. Gonna be fun to see what difference it makes to run the same test...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 25, 2006 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm sure even the 1.83 (which is the one I'm... 2,272 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm sure even the 1.83 (which is the one I'm waiting for) will be faster with 2 GB RAM than my old last generation TiBook (1GHz) will be running Photoshop through Rosetta. I'm not too worried, I can...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 25, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't sense of heat very realative - some might... 2,651 Views / 34 Replies  
Isn't sense of heat very realative - some might think something is extremely hot, while others think it's just "warm"? I've been using my old TiBook (last gen) for 3+ years now and always had it on...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 25, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, I'm more interested in the *viewing angle*... 12,349 Views / 148 Replies  
OK, I'm more interested in the *viewing angle* than how much the screen can bend backwards. Looking at the pics posted, it looks like I will have to tilt the screen towards me for a comfortable ...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 24, 2006 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A cmd-F and search for GarageBand should let you... 7,078 Views / 6 Replies  
A cmd-F and search for GarageBand should let you find all the stuff you need to delete. Did delete my GB too, too big on a small PowerBook disk.
Posted by CyberPet, on May 31, 2004 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Transmit MenuMeter PopMonitor The ones I... 1,450 Views / 24 Replies  
Transmit
MenuMeter
PopMonitor

The ones I enjoy the most right now. But I'd recommend Graphic Converter, IView Media and VLC to anyone that buys a new Mac.
Posted by CyberPet, on May 17, 2004 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
On the actual battery (at the bottom of the... 455 Views / 1 Replies  
On the actual battery (at the bottom of the computer) there should be a buttton and four led-lamps. Press that button, does any of the leds light up?

Either the battery is dead or the battery just...
Posted by CyberPet, on May 10, 2004 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, if it says DVD-R it's a Superdrive that can... 381 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, if it says DVD-R it's a Superdrive that can burn DVD's.

You can check yourself that it's the same model as Toast claims by getting info about your computer (under the Apple menu and then...
Posted by CyberPet, on May 2, 2004 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Since both a PC laptop and a PowerBook will do... 746 Views / 8 Replies  
Since both a PC laptop and a PowerBook will do all the things you need for your school (well, the PC laptops seem to have problems getting their screens calibrated - I had better luck with my...
Posted by CyberPet, on Apr 24, 2004 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm a wife and I'd notice if hubby came home with... 2,236 Views / 39 Replies  
I'm a wife and I'd notice if hubby came home with a new computer or one that looks different. Heck, he tries to hide the fact that he replaces his mobile phone each 3-6 months!

I tell you a...
Posted by CyberPet, on Apr 21, 2004 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have eye witnesses that states that the... 736 Views / 15 Replies  
Do you have eye witnesses that states that the screen was not cracked when you shipped it off? Then you might have a case against the shipping company for causing damage to your machine while it was...
Posted by CyberPet, on Apr 13, 2004 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Take a deep breath. Btw, take a few more. Count... 736 Views / 15 Replies  
Take a deep breath. Btw, take a few more. Count to 100.

There's people (I mean humans) on the other end of the phone. If you are upset, they will get deffensive and you'll get even more upset (and...
Posted by CyberPet, on Apr 8, 2004 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use Proteus for most of my IM's (not AIM since... 656 Views / 14 Replies  
I use Proteus for most of my IM's (not AIM since I use iChat for that). Proteus handles AIM, MSN, ICQ and YIM. Looks pretty cool too, but doesn't support filesharing much.

Text Edit (or whatever...
Posted by CyberPet, on Apr 7, 2004 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pat, as far as I know that's the reason you... 471 Views / 4 Replies  
Pat, as far as I know that's the reason you should let it sit for 15 minutes... for the CMOS battery to run out of juice so you actually do reset it.
Posted by CyberPet, on Mar 24, 2004 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Beside resetting PRAM and the PMU you might also... 471 Views / 4 Replies  
Beside resetting PRAM and the PMU you might also have to reset nvram in Open Firmware.

Try this:

Take out the battery and unplug all cables from your computer (i.e. it should be all naked to be...
Posted by CyberPet, on Mar 22, 2004 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Might be irrelevant, but it's always good to put... 2,175 Views / 36 Replies  
Might be irrelevant, but it's always good to put http://www.versiontracker.com/ in your favorites/bookmarks. A search for GPS gave a few hits and I think this might be the software you want for your...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 27, 2004 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why not use the pretty unused FN-keys you have to... 469 Views / 5 Replies  
Why not use the pretty unused FN-keys you have to your service on a PowerBook. Just add a new keyboard command for that particular application using the FN-key command.
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 22, 2004 at 07:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When I had problems with my constant running fans... 2,374 Views / 16 Replies  
When I had problems with my constant running fans (they never turned off - ever) Apple replaced not only the logic board but also the DC-IN card. Maybe there's a hint there? Now my fans are only...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 7, 2004 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just make sure you avoid condensation when the... 556 Views / 6 Replies  
Just make sure you avoid condensation when the PowerBook comes in from the cold. Leave it in your computer bag for maybe 10-15 minutes or so before you take it out in room temperature. If you feel...
Posted by CyberPet, on Feb 6, 2004 at 05:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes it's perfectly normal and a way to keep the... 597 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes it's perfectly normal and a way to keep the battery in better shape.
Posted by CyberPet, on Nov 27, 2003 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Might have to lose some key because the... 419 Views / 2 Replies  
Might have to lose some key because the Swedish/Finnish keyboards has one extra key compared to the American/British keyboards (hence a smaller return-key). Check around, you might be able to buy a...
Posted by CyberPet, on Nov 17, 2003 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can only speak for my TiBook (1GHz with... 507 Views / 2 Replies  
Can only speak for my TiBook (1GHz with Superdrive) and the fans does seem to run less often, especially with regular use (Mail, Web, Chat etc) while they of course run like crazy as soon as I do...
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 30, 2003 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I get a warning. Did get it in 10.2.8 too. ... 3,713 Views / 34 Replies  
I get a warning. Did get it in 10.2.8 too.

Maybe you should try to "reset" your CMOS battery? Turn off the computer, unhook every cable to it and remove the battery. Let the computer sit for at...
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 30, 2003 at 07:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Speed increase not that much, maybe 15%, but boy... 873 Views / 9 Replies  
Speed increase not that much, maybe 15%, but boy the fans are quiet almost all the time now. It's lovely!!!!
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 27, 2003 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook G4, 15" (TiBook) 1GHz with Superdrive... 3,713 Views / 34 Replies  
PowerBook G4, 15" (TiBook) 1GHz with Superdrive and 1GB RAM.

Battery lenght with 10.3: 2 hrs 59 min

This was with the monitor set at full blast!!!! (I forgot to reset it after the install, so I...
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 27, 2003 at 02:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have burnt about 50-60 DVD's since I got the... 1,393 Views / 28 Replies  
I have burnt about 50-60 DVD's since I got the machine. I often burn DVD's to customers with large graphics jobs that goes to the printers. Easier than upload 1 GB of files to their ftp server. It's...
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 23, 2003 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the graphite shell for my Sony Ericsson... 4,905 Views / 94 Replies  
I have the graphite shell for my Sony Ericsson T68i and it looks great with my TiBook. (don't like the ice blue model).

The new, updated T610 (I think it'll be called T620) is completly metal...
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 22, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Is Your Powerbook Your Only Computer? 2,103 Views / 45 Replies  
1. PowerBook G4 (last titanium) 15" with 1GHz, Superdrive, 1GB RAM.

2. I have two external Firewire drives, on one of them I've partition enough space to make a full backup from the PowerBook's...
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 9, 2003 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: You all seem to be so organized. I have a pile of... 1,088,158 Views / 4,110 Replies  
You all seem to be so organized. I have a pile of stuff everywhere. On a side table I have a scanner, an inkjet printer, two firewire drives, a digital camera, a DV-camera, then a load of empty...
Posted by CyberPet, on Oct 5, 2003 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The built-in text-to-speech is only in English... 6,714 Views / 150 Replies  
The built-in text-to-speech is only in English (well in Mexican spanish too) so I have to use a third-party-software if I want to speak Swedish. I'm still waiting for the company (Infovox) to port...
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 30, 2003 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, I have few, very few friends, but the... 6,714 Views / 150 Replies  
Yep, I have few, very few friends, but the friends I have are wonderful!

Actually, I forgot to mention that I also use my PowerBook as my voice aid. I have a voice handicap that makes it...
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 30, 2003 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not well off at all, but I do have debts.... 6,714 Views / 150 Replies  
I'm not well off at all, but I do have debts. Working in the graphics industry it is natural for me to also own a Mac at home. Since I always wanted a laptop (to be able to work home, bring back the...
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 30, 2003 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually I *do* have a paint issue... the edge... 589 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually I *do* have a paint issue... the edge where my left hand rests, the same place where my watch with a metal band is on has been shaved off. Nowhere else is there any problems though, so I can...
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 25, 2003 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Never had a battery last 3 hours or more. Since I... 5,625 Views / 95 Replies  
Never had a battery last 3 hours or more. Since I got the machine the battery has slowly gotten worse, regardless if I run on battery only or run on A/C only.

The indicator sucks and has always...
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 25, 2003 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone notice any change in fan noise after the... 5,625 Views / 95 Replies  
Anyone notice any change in fan noise after the upgrade? I'm not sure I'm imagine things or if it's actually less noisy after the upgrade?!
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 23, 2003 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So far no problem, the battery indicator has... 5,625 Views / 95 Replies  
So far no problem, the battery indicator has always been weird in my oppinion since 10.2.3 when I got the machine. Never had over 2 hrs of battery life since then.

Right now after about 2 min of...
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 22, 2003 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In Sweden, including our sales taxes (25%) with... 558 Views / 9 Replies  
In Sweden, including our sales taxes (25%) with todays currency exchange to USD:

12" Combo: $2,216 USD
12" SuperDrive: $2,462 USD
15" Combo: $2,708 USD
15" SuperDrive: $3,448 USD
17"...
Posted by CyberPet, on Sep 15, 2003 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I love my TiBook (1Ghz). No paint problem at all... 1,347 Views / 45 Replies  
I love my TiBook (1Ghz). No paint problem at all on this version (have had it since beginning of december). Only thing I don't like is that the volume sucks, my old Pismo had louder volume than this...
Posted by CyberPet, on Jul 17, 2003 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, it's kind of a pity that some doesn't... 1,123 Views / 26 Replies  
Actually, it's kind of a pity that some doesn't trust people abroad. I know plenty of people (honest ones) that would love to buy an used PowerBook from ebay but cant since most sellers doesn't ship...
Posted by CyberPet, on Jul 10, 2003 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think I lost the warning (about 10 min before... 648 Views / 6 Replies  
I think I lost the warning (about 10 min before the "book" goes to sleep) was lost after the update to 10.2.5... or was it the 10.2.6 update? Oh well, it's a known problem with one of those updates....
Posted by CyberPet, on Jun 9, 2003 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I checked my HD with OmniDiskSweeper and to my... 873 Views / 11 Replies  
I checked my HD with OmniDiskSweeper and to my horror found out that there is lots of stuff I never use! Just the printer drivers for all printers takes up half a gig and I only have 2 printers, I...
Posted by CyberPet, on Jun 9, 2003 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
From experience: BUY IT! I'm on my 3rd... 1,084 Views / 27 Replies  
From experience: BUY IT!

I'm on my 3rd PowerBook in 4 years and I should have had APP and been a lot happier. Although I might not have bought my new PowerBook now... but now I have APP so now I...
Posted by CyberPet, on Jun 9, 2003 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't dare to run a firmware update like... 1,155 Views / 12 Replies  
I wouldn't dare to run a firmware update like that on my almost new computer (still have 2.5 years of APP on it). I find there's no problems running DVD's from another region using VLC Media Player...
Posted by CyberPet, on Jun 6, 2003 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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