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I highly recommend the Speck hardcase for the... 746 Views / 7 Replies  
I highly recommend the Speck hardcase for the Macbook. I have one on my black MacBook and it's kept is scratch free. I also recommend the Marware protection pack. The wristrest pad is really nice and...
Posted by kastegir, on Mar 13, 2007 at 10:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've got a Speck clear case, the Marware... 2,531 Views / 21 Replies  
I've got a Speck clear case, the Marware protection kit (wristrest and keyboard cover/screen cleaning cloth) and a trackpad cover from MobileJuice.
My Black MacBook looks new and I don't worry about...
Posted by kastegir, on Mar 3, 2007 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When I upgraded my 2gHz MacBook from 1GB to 2GB,... 1,386 Views / 11 Replies  
When I upgraded my 2gHz MacBook from 1GB to 2GB, World of Warcraft went from playable to very playable. The difference was VERY noticeable.
Posted by kastegir, on Feb 25, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Often you can find prices in online stores close... 2,392 Views / 21 Replies  
Often you can find prices in online stores close to or the same as on eBay. After looking at 2GB of RAM for my Macbook on eBay in the $140 range, I ended up buying 2 1GB modules from newegg.com for...
Posted by kastegir, on Feb 20, 2007 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use it for everything too. I originally bought... 893 Views / 18 Replies  
I use it for everything too. I originally bought a MBP, so I was skeptical if the black Macbook I bought would really cover all the bases. It does. I just ordered a 2GB RAM upgrade, which should...
Posted by kastegir, on Feb 17, 2007 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just picked up a black Macbook c2d 2 weeks ago... 1,341 Views / 29 Replies  
I just picked up a black Macbook c2d 2 weeks ago and have no regrets. It replaced a 1.33gHz 12" iBook and is WAY faster for everything I do.

I got a clear Speck shell at the Apple store and...
Posted by kastegir, on Feb 17, 2007 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Really simple: Put the disc in the optical drive... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
Really simple: Put the disc in the optical drive and hold down the 'C' key while the iBook is looking for the startup drive. That'll cause it to boot from the CD/DVD drive.
Posted by kastegir, on Feb 8, 2007 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I've been using a Tumi computer brief for about a... 465,479 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I've been using a Tumi computer brief for about a year, but recently I've decided to switch to a backpack style bag. My Booq Python XM should be here tomorrow. I'll post my thoughts once I get...
Posted by kastegir, on Aug 27, 2006 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1.25GB in my rev. C 12" Powerbook. 5,748 Views / 98 Replies  
1.25GB in my rev. C 12" Powerbook.
Posted by kastegir, on Mar 13, 2005 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just put one of these in my Quicksilver tower... 703 Views / 4 Replies  
I just put one of these in my Quicksilver tower (originally an 867, upgraded to 1.467gHz) this evening. It was pulled from a PC, so it's not an Apple OEM. I flashed the firmware (region free, v.1.07,...
Posted by kastegir, on Dec 9, 2004 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
I had my local Apple service center do the swap... 400 Views / 4 Replies  
I had my local Apple service center do the swap for me. I think they charged me $59. I had OSX 10.3 Panther installed on both drives, so it worked flawlessly. Working on the 12" AlBook yourself is...
Posted by kastegir, on Nov 29, 2004 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It probably means the system can't find a valid... 630 Views / 5 Replies  
It probably means the system can't find a valid system folder on the hard drive. Either the system folder has been deleted, corrrupted, etc. Or the hard drive's been removed.

You should be able...
Posted by kastegir, on Nov 28, 2004 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Don't the 7457-based upgrades require a firmware... 7,222 Views / 40 Replies  
Don't the 7457-based upgrades require a firmware patch to run OS9?
Are they that much faster at a given clock-cycle?
Posted by kastegir, on Nov 27, 2004 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had my local Apple service center/dealer put... 1,232 Views / 19 Replies  
I had my local Apple service center/dealer put the 60GB 7200rpm Hitachi in my rev. C 12" Powerbook about 6 months ago. It's been great, hasn't reduced battery life noticeably and is as quiet as the...
Posted by kastegir, on Nov 27, 2004 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called OWC and asked about their 1.4gHz... 7,222 Views / 40 Replies  
I called OWC and asked about their 1.4gHz upgrade. They told me that it's only guaranteed to 1.4 in a Quicksilver, whereas the Giga is guaranteed to run 1.467. That didn't make a ton of sense to me,...
Posted by kastegir, on Nov 27, 2004 at 02:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have the 1.33gHz 12" Powerbook and upgraded... 1,154 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the 1.33gHz 12" Powerbook and upgraded from the stock 4200rpm drive to the Hitachi 60GB 7200rpm drive. It's noticeably faster and doesn't run any hotter than before. I did the upgrade a couple...
Posted by kastegir, on Sep 10, 2004 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Got mine, working great 69,121 Views / 651 Replies  
I got mine with 2 day delivery and it's working great.

The ram stick is labeled as CL2.5 and the bump from 768MB to 1.25GB is noticeable. I do a lot with VPC and it's working great.

Just...
Posted by kastegir, on Sep 1, 2004 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
running 7200rpm drive in my rev. C 12" 25,445 Views / 300 Replies  
When I got my new Powerbook, I pulled the 7200rpm drive out of my Ti and had it installed in the 12" (didn't want to void the warrranty, so I had it done). It makes a noticeable difference and the...
Posted by kastegir, on Jul 22, 2004 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
switched from 15" to 12" 1,749 Views / 25 Replies  
I just upgraded from a 15" 1gHz TiBook to a rev. C 12" Powerbook and I couldn't be happier. It's significantly faster than the Ti and WAY more portable.

I definitely recommend considering it if...
Posted by kastegir, on Jul 20, 2004 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
definitely use an Apple Serivce/repair shop 651 Views / 6 Replies  
I put a 60GB 78MB cache 200rpm (Hitachi, VERY fast) drive in my TiBook myself, but I'm pulling it out and having a service shop put it into my AlBook. I took a look at the install guide and it's a...
Posted by kastegir, on Jul 19, 2004 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Update: bought a Rev. C 12" w/Superdrive! 25,445 Views / 300 Replies  
Well, now I'm a member of the 12" club again. I just got my Rev C model this afternoon. I'm planning to upgrade the RAM to 768, though I'm considering the full 1.25GB. Any thoughts on whether that's...
Posted by kastegir, on Jul 19, 2004 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgrading from TiBook? 25,445 Views / 300 Replies  
I see that several people have upgraded from a TiBook to a 12". I have a 1gHz Ti (1GB RAM, superdrive, 60GB drive) and am considering upgrading to a Rev. C 1.33gHz 12" G4.

Any thoughts on the...
Posted by kastegir, on Jul 19, 2004 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone need a 40gb 5400rpm drive? 1,283 Views / 19 Replies  
If anyone's looking for a Travelstar (hitachi) 40gb 5400rpm drive (9.5mm thick), let me know. I bought an extra one and don't need it.

It's brand new, 3 year warrany, etc.
Posted by kastegir, on Jun 22, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
upgraded 4200rpm to 7200rpm 1,283 Views / 19 Replies  
I upgraded from the stock 4200rpm drive to a 7200rpm drive in my TiBook and there is a significant difference. Overall, the system is MUCH snappier.

The battery life seems pretty much the same.
Posted by kastegir, on Jun 21, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Feedback on MarWare SportFolio? 465,479 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I'm considering the MarWare SportFolio for my 15" Powerbook. Anyone have positive (or negative) direct experiences with it?
Posted by kastegir, on Jun 11, 2004 at 01:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Anyone use MacCase Binder for TiBook? 465,479 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I'm upgrading from an iBook to a 1gHz TiBook and was wondering if anyone has used the MacCase Binder with their TiBook?

I previously used a WF Sleevecase with an older TiBook and it was very nice,...
Posted by kastegir, on Jun 2, 2004 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What accessories are included? I'm assuming AC... 762 Views / 12 Replies  
What accessories are included? I'm assuming AC adapter and a battery, but does it come with the original box, manuals, CDs, etc?

Any scratches and/or dents on the surface/paint?

thanks.
Posted by kastegir, on Feb 16, 2003 at 01:11 PM, in Marketplace
Appreciate the Cube...? 700 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, it'll be worth more to someone that appreciates the Cube than to someone that just wants a really fast Mac. Even with the upgraded CPU and the GF3, it's still probably really quiet. Not like...
Posted by kastegir, on Feb 16, 2003 at 03:28 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Powerbook Pismo G4/500 1GB RAM, DVD, ZIP 337 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok, I'm putting my G4/Pismo up for sale. It was originally a G3/400 with 128MB ram and a 6GB hard drive, but it's been upgraded to the max!

Here's the specs:
Powerbook "Pismo" (a.k.a Powerbook...
Posted by kastegir, on Jan 30, 2003 at 02:44 PM, in Marketplace
 
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