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Is this a healthy battery? 497 Views / 1 Replies  
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My mbp just received its first decrease in battery health of 1%! Its...
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 02:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Free html editor 594 Views / 4 Replies  
What is a good html editor on a mac OS?

I'm currently using textwrangler and taco edit html.. any others?
Posted by samsontan, on Mar 15, 2010 at 07:45 AM, in Applications
i could do with some help here. Thanks 557 Views / 2 Replies  
i could do with some help here. Thanks
Posted by samsontan, on Jan 14, 2010 at 04:28 AM, in Applications
why does adium keep prompting to add the same person? 557 Views / 2 Replies  
I have this person on my adium (MSN account) whom I always receive a prompt to add him every time i log on. If i don't, he's not on my life. but if I accept to add him, his contact will only register...
Posted by samsontan, on Jan 2, 2010 at 09:00 PM, in Applications
a .wma file is copy-protected Windows Media crap?... 492 Views / 3 Replies  
a .wma file is copy-protected Windows Media crap?

I never knew that.. thanks
Posted by samsontan, on May 1, 2009 at 08:34 PM, in Applications
Convert wma to mp3 492 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried using the conventional switch but error pops up.. "...specified file unrecognized or something like that..."

Any suggestions guys?
Posted by samsontan, on Apr 30, 2009 at 09:23 PM, in Applications
MB offs on its own 511 Views / 2 Replies  
My macbook has been turning off by itself since yesterday. I wonder what's wrong.. I even had like the AC plugged in 24 hrs with the battery. I have also tried it without the battery and the same...
Posted by samsontan, on Feb 15, 2009 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Memory 2GB or 4GB ddr3 428 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm getting a 2.4ghz macbook.

with USD$ 132 I can get an upgrade from 2gb to 4gb (ddr3)

Should I get it? Does it make any difference

My uses:
common usage, worksheet processing, iwork,...
Posted by samsontan, on Jan 20, 2009 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
13" and 15" significant? 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
13" and 15" significant?
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 16, 2008 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the wider screen and the GPU 9600 GT... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
I think the wider screen and the GPU 9600 GT option is definitely a plus point for me..

250GB Serial ATA @ 5400 - this good enough? I don't plan to expand on size but juggling between 7200 ones.....
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 16, 2008 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How much of a necessity is it purchasing a 4gb... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
How much of a necessity is it purchasing a 4gb RAM setting?
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 16, 2008 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Screen real estate.. interesting point. Depending... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
Screen real estate.. interesting point. Depending on how much one will be using all the palette fitting in and in the end bringing a new experience for the user.

USD 400 extra!
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 16, 2008 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So since I don't have much to worry about... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
So since I don't have much to worry about importing videos, let's move on to performance while editing still matters to me that it can support the files that i import.. in terms of speed for...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 16, 2008 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks issa. Yep definitely going for a 4gb... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
Thanks issa. Yep definitely going for a 4gb memory.
I'm beginning to have a clearer understanding of what I want, thanks to you all as well.

I heard that while importing videos into the machine...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 16, 2008 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, if i do get the mbp i will only be going... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
Well, if i do get the mbp i will only be going for the basic specs of mbp with an upgrade of 4gb ram (at most). That's as far as I go. Comparing the specs with the high-end mb.. would still turn out...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 16, 2008 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had the experience of using Sony... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
I've had the experience of using Sony mini-camcoder. Its one of the latest.. Well that was middle of this year and it was so troublesome. I had to install the software in order to just upload the...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 15, 2008 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm not in the US can't buy refurbished.. either... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
i'm not in the US can't buy refurbished.. either way, I try to avoid it because of fear of a bad experience.
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 15, 2008 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In any case, are you saying that it is not... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
In any case, are you saying that it is not advisable to use the final cut pro on a macbook even being high-end?

I guess i don't mind the hassle of having to transfer to a another intermediary and...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 15, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about the latest NFS. Can the new... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
How about the latest NFS. Can the new highest-spec macbook play it, or at least do good enough graphics to satisfy a nominal gamer like myself?
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 15, 2008 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would love to get one macbook pro but the price... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
I would love to get one macbook pro but the price difference is 500 man... I'm still contemplating.

I still can import videos without a firewire port right? Just the conventional USB.. well maybe...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 15, 2008 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a bit of a juggle for me. Since I'm... 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
It's a bit of a juggle for me. Since I'm considering which mac to buy to support my on and off interest in video editing.. But I still can do my video-editing coursework in my college though which is...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 15, 2008 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mb or mb pro? 1,652 Views / 38 Replies  
Contemplating to buy a mb2.4ghz or a mb pro 2.4ghz?[

My Usage:
1. photo editing - photoshop
2. bit of games,
3. standard usage
and.. my main query is whether the 2.4ghz mb can support final...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 15, 2008 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a feeling this is the problem. i tried... 688 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a feeling this is the problem. i tried clicking it a while and it just released my click and reselected itself (I was holding the left click the whole time).

MMouse is a sucky mouse.
Posted by samsontan, on Oct 4, 2008 at 09:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mighty Mouse click and drag prob 688 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm facing some problems when i click + drag an item..

Eg.
When i drag a file (from my desktop) from left to right of my desktop screen, the mouse + click will only respond halfway through....
Posted by samsontan, on Oct 1, 2008 at 04:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, I was just reconfirming.. you might have... 464 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I was just reconfirming.. you might have answered this questions countless of times.

But thanks macNN for giving me such an easy and accessible community network.

PS. heartbroken with...
Posted by samsontan, on Jul 1, 2008 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MB 60GB hD DEAD, replaced 160 (not fully utilized) 464 Views / 3 Replies  
few weeks ago my mb 60gb HD died. Wasn't running at all so decided to replace it..

now, with my 160gb, its working capacity is at 148.73gb! This is perhaps normal i suppose?

NOTE: my mb was...
Posted by samsontan, on Jul 1, 2008 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the only difference between the current and older... 9,714 Views / 217 Replies  
the only difference between the current and older iphone would be:

3G functions - 2 times faster browsing &
longer battery life?
half priced!~

are there anything else?
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 12, 2008 at 04:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
1. can i use iphone version 1 to have sdk 2.0? is... 9,714 Views / 217 Replies  
1. can i use iphone version 1 to have sdk 2.0? is it like an updatable patch.. so i can use it on my iphone that i bought before july 11

2. is it for free?
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 12, 2008 at 04:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
alarm and reminder (to-do list) 280 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm looking for an loud alarm - to wake me up. used for my macbook.
I can't rely on my alarm clock anymore.
Another thing is a good reminder/organizer for me to write notes and reminder that will...
Posted by samsontan, on Apr 12, 2008 at 01:20 PM, in Applications
Should be archive install - if this means... 473 Views / 6 Replies  
Should be archive install - if this means installed to retain apps and files.
Posted by samsontan, on Jan 30, 2008 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
do you mean the apps? the usual ones are... 473 Views / 6 Replies  
do you mean the apps?
the usual ones are VLC(occasionally hangs as a app, usually run vids from my external HDD), safari 3.0, adium, football manager 2008.
Posted by samsontan, on Jan 30, 2008 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Hanged (few times!) 473 Views / 6 Replies  
I wonder if its because I'm using leopard or something.. this always happened after a loud fan sound (normally heard when BUSY) coming from my MB. Is this normal and it has been like this for the...
Posted by samsontan, on Jan 30, 2008 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
K, I'll try 1,390 Views / 5 Replies  
It is the latest. ok maybe I should try pausing the transfers before quitting it. :)
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 28, 2007 at 02:32 AM, in Applications
Transmission since Leopard installed 1,390 Views / 5 Replies  
Transmission has been giving me problems when i quit it. It not only doesn't respond once or twice but ever since i installed Leopard osX it has been not responding and i've had to always Force Quite...
Posted by samsontan, on Dec 27, 2007 at 02:51 PM, in Applications
thanks macbuddy done. *case closed* 432 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks macbuddy
done.
*case closed*
Posted by samsontan, on Oct 3, 2007 at 02:52 PM, in Applications
iphoto 08 to resize photo? 432 Views / 3 Replies  
is it possible? I can't seem to do it
Posted by samsontan, on Oct 3, 2007 at 02:13 PM, in Applications
thanks. automator works well, sorry and thanks... 373 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks. automator works well, sorry and thanks i've switched to intel.
Posted by samsontan, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:33 PM, in Applications
what app should i use to.. 373 Views / 4 Replies  
how do i do multiple resizing of images uploaded from my canon camera? what app?
Posted by samsontan, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:33 AM, in Applications
thanks. it works 458 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks.
it works
Posted by samsontan, on Aug 13, 2007 at 03:50 AM, in macOS
Missing USBHD icon on finder sidebar 458 Views / 3 Replies  
Usually when we connect our USB drives, the finder shows an icon of it. Due to my impatience, i accidently dragged and drop it out of the sidebar and its gone. I tried connecting the drive again and...
Posted by samsontan, on Aug 11, 2007 at 12:04 AM, in macOS
For mac I've to install reign of chaos don't I?... 742 Views / 3 Replies  
For mac I've to install reign of chaos don't I? then patch it right?.. I can't seem to do that. Another thing is when I play reign of chaos, the graphics sucks. Mine is macbook entry level.

I also...
Posted by samsontan, on Jul 10, 2007 at 01:12 AM, in Gaming
thanks i'll try it. 742 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks i'll try it.
Posted by samsontan, on Jul 7, 2007 at 01:23 PM, in Gaming
Warcraft 3: dota 742 Views / 3 Replies  
how do i play Dota (Defence of the ancient) on mac? can u please give me a guide?
Posted by samsontan, on Jul 6, 2007 at 11:56 PM, in Gaming
mine only crashes by not able to quit it after... 325 Views / 3 Replies  
mine only crashes by not able to quit it after long hours of youtube-ing
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 30, 2007 at 10:10 AM, in Applications
I'll say. There's a replacement for faulty... 681 Views / 19 Replies  
I'll say.

There's a replacement for faulty batteries. I think mine qualifies for having lesser capacity than expected. But I once heard that its like less than 3% only Apple will replace it.
...
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 24, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm not trying to spam but i think these previous... 681 Views / 19 Replies  
i'm not trying to spam but i think these previous 2 posts just aren't being basic "help" to me.
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 24, 2007 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone suggest anything i can do about it? I'm... 681 Views / 19 Replies  
anyone suggest anything i can do about it? I'm going varsity soon so I'd like it under performing with a pathetic 80% of battery life capacity..
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 23, 2007 at 07:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
do u use ur MBook without your battery? (like you... 681 Views / 19 Replies  
do u use ur MBook without your battery? (like you remove the literally from the Mbook) and run from the power? I don't think i'd ever reached a 100%, most was 98% life capacity that was around 2...
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 22, 2007 at 06:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how is that possible? 102%? 681 Views / 19 Replies  
how is that possible? 102%?
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 22, 2007 at 06:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not too sure about the temperatures. I think... 681 Views / 19 Replies  
I'm not too sure about the temperatures. I think it hasn't been because mostly it has been inside my room which is not accessible for sun-rays. There was once i was using it fully charged with the...
Posted by samsontan, on Jun 22, 2007 at 05:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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