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The Ti's are not that hard to work on. Replacing... 395 Views / 10 Replies  
The Ti's are not that hard to work on. Replacing the optical drive or HD is pretty simple.
I would vote for going ahead and fixing the laptop.
You can find detailed take apart guides at ifixit...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 8, 2008 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WOW! It must be location dependent. When I... 2,412 Views / 60 Replies  
WOW! It must be location dependent.
When I used to ship stuff out of Boston (0-20 items/week) I NEVER had a number that worked until after it was delivered.
I have the same experience here in...
Posted by kretara, on Jun 27, 2008 at 11:29 AM, in Marketplace
Not to stick up for the scammer, but what you... 2,412 Views / 60 Replies  
Not to stick up for the scammer, but what you said above is just not true.
If have found that more than half the time the numbers given to you by USPS do not show up in their system until AFTER the...
Posted by kretara, on Jun 27, 2008 at 11:04 AM, in Marketplace
I just sold my 1.25ghz 15" Powerbook. So, I will... 4,936 Views / 76 Replies  
I just sold my 1.25ghz 15" Powerbook. So, I will be making due with a 500mhz iBook until I get so sick of it that I will have to buy an Intel MB(P).
Posted by kretara, on Feb 28, 2008 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Over the past few years I have dropped more than... 3,322 Views / 50 Replies  
Over the past few years I have dropped more than $2000 with OWC and have never had an issue that was not solved immediately. Overall, excellent products and customer service.

I would also put...
Posted by kretara, on Feb 11, 2008 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
bump for price drop 379 Views / 1 Replies  
bump for price drop
Posted by kretara, on Feb 6, 2008 at 05:47 PM, in Marketplace
The newton's arrived as stated. THANKS!!! 988 Views / 20 Replies  
The newton's arrived as stated.
THANKS!!!
Posted by kretara, on Jan 28, 2008 at 04:41 PM, in Marketplace
FS: PowerMac G5, Dual 2.3 379 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a G5 PowerMac with Dual 2.3Ghz processors, Superdrive, 1GB RAM (2x512), 160GB Hard Drive and an ATI Radeon 9600 (dual DVI). There is a fresh install of 10.4.
No disks (software), keyboard or...
Posted by kretara, on Jan 25, 2008 at 05:52 PM, in Marketplace
I have 3 PowerBooks that see regular use. 1.... 4,936 Views / 76 Replies  
I have 3 PowerBooks that see regular use.

1. 15" 1.25Ghz PB -- this is my main laptop
2. 15" 800mhz PB
3. 15" 500mhz PB -- this is my wife's laptop

My daughter is running a 500mhz iBook....
Posted by kretara, on Jan 22, 2008 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PM sent 988 Views / 20 Replies  
PM sent
Posted by kretara, on Jan 18, 2008 at 10:11 AM, in Marketplace
As long as you are installing matched (RAM of the... 2,144 Views / 69 Replies  
As long as you are installing matched (RAM of the same type, size and config) pairs of RAM, the manufacturer should make little difference.
That being said. There is quite a bit of RAM out there...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 12, 2007 at 11:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
The DVD-RW is the biggie. OS X will recognize... 503 Views / 5 Replies  
The DVD-RW is the biggie. OS X will recognize many DVD-RW's and Toast will recognize many more, but some just can't be seen by either.
The Pioneer DVR-112D...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 10, 2007 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can think of Parallels as running a virtual... 2,144 Views / 69 Replies  
You can think of Parallels as running a virtual copy of windows (or Linux or whatever). This allows you to be 'running' more than one OS at the same time. I think that it works very well. I have...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 10, 2007 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
The LaCie Porsche drives are known for premature... 1,514 Views / 12 Replies  
The LaCie Porsche drives are known for premature failure due to excessive heat.

I needed multiple external firewire HD's, so I bought a 4 bay enclosure off of ebay...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 10, 2007 at 02:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You could buy an external USB2/firewire 5.25 case... 503 Views / 5 Replies  
You could buy an external USB2/firewire 5.25 case and put a DVD-RW into it (Pioneer 112 is a good, inexpensive drive).
This would run you about $70.


You can also find lacie drives on ebay...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 10, 2007 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A few changes that I would make: Get a 24" Dell... 2,144 Views / 69 Replies  
A few changes that I would make:
Get a 24" Dell display for $600 (through the Dell small business link -- they never check to see if you are a business or not). That is $50 more than the Apple 20"...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 10, 2007 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a IOGEAR 6 Port Compact FireWire Hub... 288 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a IOGEAR 6 Port Compact FireWire Hub (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/IOGEAR/GFH610/) for my laptop and it works OK.

For my desktop I have NewerTech miniStack V2 FireWire/USB2.0 Enclosure...
Posted by kretara, on Jul 3, 2007 at 09:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FS: 2 G3 PowerBooks and 2 iBooks 257 Views / 1 Replies  
FireWire 2 GO: I have 2 FireWire 2 GO PCMCIA cards.
These cards allow you to connect a powered firewire 400 device into your PCMCIA slot.
These are fairly hard to find accessories.
I am...
Posted by kretara, on Jun 15, 2007 at 12:58 AM, in Marketplace
I had this same problem on my PM G5 while using... 678 Views / 4 Replies  
I had this same problem on my PM G5 while using Apple's ADC-DVI converter. About every third reboot the monitor connected to the converter would come up like I had pressed ctrl+alt+apple +8. They...
Posted by kretara, on May 30, 2007 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
PM sent 269 Views / 1 Replies  
PM sent
Posted by kretara, on May 22, 2007 at 10:29 AM, in Marketplace
If you can't spring for a 20" iMac (don't ignore... 795 Views / 9 Replies  
If you can't spring for a 20" iMac (don't ignore the refurb iMac's on Apples site -- scroll to the bottom of the Apple store and click on "Looking for a great deal?" on the right ) then I would go...
Posted by kretara, on May 18, 2007 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do you have a working motherboard for a 14"... 859 Views / 25 Replies  
Do you have a working motherboard for a 14" 700mhz iBook (or 800-900 if they will fit without issue)?
How about a DC-in board for 4" 700mhz iBook?

How about an older Apple Superdirve (Desktop)?
Posted by kretara, on May 9, 2007 at 11:45 AM, in Marketplace
 
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