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good lord what a bunch of babies. it's a consumer... 904 Views / 16 Replies  
good lord what a bunch of babies. it's a consumer notebook, get over it.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 16, 2006 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
also check that the alarm clock isn't set, even... 485 Views / 3 Replies  
also check that the alarm clock isn't set, even if you don't think it would be.

aside from that, plug it into your wall charger and reset it 3-4 times (menu+select) and see if that helps. my...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 14, 2006 at 03:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i think they're just fine. the key here is... 904 Views / 16 Replies  
i think they're just fine. the key here is portability, so size and battery drain are key things to look at, and with those things in mind the sound quality is great. i'm listening to itunes through...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 13, 2006 at 03:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
we don't "claim" to prefer that model, we do... 9,591 Views / 164 Replies  
we don't "claim" to prefer that model, we do prefer it.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 9, 2006 at 11:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
wow you're an immoral idiot. didn't your parents... 751 Views / 7 Replies  
wow you're an immoral idiot. didn't your parents raise you better than that?
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 9, 2006 at 11:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
if it's happening while plugged in, try... 7,724 Views / 10 Replies  
if it's happening while plugged in, try unplugging or plugging into another outlet, i had this issue with a friend's mini the other day.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 9, 2006 at 03:37 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
if you don't like the scratches, buy a different... 1,403 Views / 18 Replies  
if you don't like the scratches, buy a different music player...simple as that.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 9, 2006 at 03:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
beautiful car, i've been dreaming of one since... 1,060 Views / 35 Replies  
beautiful car, i've been dreaming of one since the '04 model. someday, maybe :)

is 3.6 seconds the fastest production car? i don't think i've ever heard anything faster...there's probably...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 8, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i think titans are by far the ugliest trucks on... 1,642 Views / 50 Replies  
i think titans are by far the ugliest trucks on the road. and not in a "big mean ugly" kind of way, but in a "why did someone spend $25k on that to drive around looking like a total fool" kind of...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 8, 2006 at 12:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
there aren't words for the contempt and disbelief... 1,877 Views / 77 Replies  
there aren't words for the contempt and disbelief i have for her.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 7, 2006 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i have a really hard time believing the op is... 2,359 Views / 99 Replies  
i have a really hard time believing the op is even serious, he's just looking to stir up a big debate over something that's almost completely a moot point since globalized economy is so deeply rooted...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 7, 2006 at 08:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
boo hoo, a few scratches don't affect the... 1,403 Views / 18 Replies  
boo hoo, a few scratches don't affect the usability, and when it gets to the point where you can't see the screen anymore then go buy yourself a $3 can of brasso and take care of it. things don't...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 7, 2006 at 08:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
in most states the lemon law applies to... 1,141 Views / 14 Replies  
in most states the lemon law applies to automobiles only.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 7, 2006 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i think you're being a dick. but i couldn't... 1,403 Views / 18 Replies  
i think you're being a dick.

but i couldn't agree more, it's a portable electronic device, of course it's going to get scratched.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 7, 2006 at 12:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i just got a new ibook g4 and all 12gb of my... 5,888 Views / 9 Replies  
i just got a new ibook g4 and all 12gb of my music is on my ipod, nowhere else, so i'm not about to do anything that would require restoring it until that music is safely on my ibook's hard drive....
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 7, 2006 at 12:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
check system prefs under the cd/dvd pane, it... 526 Views / 1 Replies  
check system prefs under the cd/dvd pane, it should give you the option to set the defaults for what happens when you insert different types of cds. good luck
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 7, 2006 at 12:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
patiently and calmly push for a replacement.... 1,141 Views / 14 Replies  
patiently and calmly push for a replacement. explain the computer's importance (school), and explain all of the repair history that you've had with it. i think now is a better time than ever for this...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 6, 2006 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
technically i'm not supposed to discuss it at all... 647 Views / 2 Replies  
technically i'm not supposed to discuss it at all since i signed a confidentiality agreement, but let's just say i didn't pay for it. this was after 5 or 6 new logic boards, i finally got fed up and...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 6, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New iBook G4 647 Views / 2 Replies  
apple has proven that they are as loyal to me as i am to them, my brand new g4 ibook came this morning via fedex. certainly a big step up from my 800mhz g3, but overall qualiity doesn't seem quite as...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 6, 2006 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mduell thanks for the tip on adblock, makes life... 8,225 Views / 197 Replies  
mduell thanks for the tip on adblock, makes life on the internet bearable again :):thumbsup:
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 6, 2006 at 04:37 AM, in Feedback
unless you're worried about voiding your... 598 Views / 2 Replies  
unless you're worried about voiding your warranty, you can do it yourself for a heck of a lot cheaper than $80...google it, or froogle it for that matter
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 6, 2006 at 01:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i'm trying to help a friend with this problem,... 13,733 Views / 9 Replies  
i'm trying to help a friend with this problem, and he's on winxp, not mac. any xp solutions out there for this issue?
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 5, 2006 at 08:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i think apple's going to be focusing more on... 846 Views / 6 Replies  
i think apple's going to be focusing more on getting intel processors into all systems, and the next ipod revision won't be until late next year, probably between november and january. just my guess,...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 5, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
any ideas? 13,733 Views / 9 Replies  
any ideas?
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 5, 2006 at 03:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yes you can run it off the wall adapter, or... 422 Views / 1 Replies  
yes you can run it off the wall adapter, or through your computers usb port but you have to eject the ipod first so that you're able to access the menus and stuff, just leave the usb cable plugged in...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 5, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
if it jumps a few times then just stops jumping... 484 Views / 1 Replies  
if it jumps a few times then just stops jumping and doesn't open, you probably don't have the latest release of OS X that it needs to run. check out the min. system requirements and compare it...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 5, 2006 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my first mac was a g3 ibook, with the infamous... 5,542 Views / 91 Replies  
my first mac was a g3 ibook, with the infamous logic board issues. needless to say i've dealt with genius' and applecare many times. applecare via phone has always been far more helpful than the...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 3, 2006 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
tucano second skin folder, picked it up at the... 1,763 Views / 27 Replies  
tucano second skin folder, picked it up at the northern arizona university bookstore for $20. it's perfect for me because it's simple, it protects the ibook but i can put it in any bag i want to, im...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 1, 2006 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS/FT: Airport Card 802.11b 326 Views / 0 Replies  
im getting a new ibook with airport extreme built-in, so i've got an original airport card available. after a quick check on ebay it looks like they're going for around $120. like new condition,...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Feb 1, 2006 at 08:46 PM, in Marketplace
my point is that everyone keeps saying a... 1,090 Views / 17 Replies  
my point is that everyone keeps saying a powerbook won't last more than a few years, etc. it doesn't seem like many people in this forum keep any system as their primary system for more than 3 years,...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 31, 2006 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i have no idea what that means. maybe a better... 13,733 Views / 9 Replies  
i have no idea what that means. maybe a better question would be: can somebody give me the basic steps (i can probably figure the rest out) to convert videos for ipod on win xp? do i need another...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
the vast majority of macs out there are powerpc,... 1,090 Views / 17 Replies  
the vast majority of macs out there are powerpc, so it's not going anywhere anytime soon even though things are going the intel direction.

i stand by the powerbook. people are running 10.3 on...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that's a lame reply. powerbooks are not old and... 1,090 Views / 17 Replies  
that's a lame reply. powerbooks are not old and they certainly aren't slow. especially for what the original poster uses his/her computer for. a 500mhz g3 ibook with max ram would be more than...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'd be very interested to know how much of the... 4,432 Views / 95 Replies  
i'd be very interested to know how much of the r&d budget for this new portable went to shrinks and sociologists, predicting the way the name would be received by the public.

with that said, i...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 05:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
as long as it's powered usb 1.1 (coming directly... 907 Views / 8 Replies  
as long as it's powered usb 1.1 (coming directly from computer, not out of keyboard usb ports) it should be able to charge no problem. once you get the music onto the ipod you're over the hump...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No sound on ipod videos, same files have sound on pc 13,733 Views / 9 Replies  
a friend of mine got a new 30gb ipod video for christmas, and since he's a little computer-retarded i helped him get it set up on his toshiba laptop running xp. i taught him how to convert videos...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
they'd be stupid not to include magsafe into any... 32,807 Views / 614 Replies  
they'd be stupid not to include magsafe into any future portables, especially consumer portables since they're more likely to be used in bed, on the floor, kitched table, coffee table, etc etc.
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 12:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
maybe start by switching back to the last known... 650 Views / 3 Replies  
maybe start by switching back to the last known working configuration and see if it works, they try adding one component at a time until it fails again, thereby narrowing down the problem. good luck
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 30, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sounds like possibly a failed hard drive....how... 913 Views / 8 Replies  
sounds like possibly a failed hard drive....how old is it?
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 29, 2006 at 04:19 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
assuming you're using safari, have you tried... 344 Views / 1 Replies  
assuming you're using safari, have you tried using the 'reset safari...' option from the app menu? it usually solves things like that for me. just a suggestion, hope it helps
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 10:01 PM, in macOS
<s>i'm running into the same problem! i'm... 1,226 Views / 2 Replies  
<s>i'm running into the same problem! i'm guessing it has something to do with running 10.2.8 and the most recent ichat that will run on this, and it will be solved by my new ibook, but just a little...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 09:07 PM, in Applications
i'm by no means an expert but: i've attempted... 452 Views / 2 Replies  
i'm by no means an expert but: i've attempted resurrecting a broken power adapter before, and the problem i ran into is that the wires aren't side by side as in a normal power cord, one surrounds the...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm personally attached to the portability of the... 712 Views / 6 Replies  
i'm personally attached to the portability of the ibook, but that sounds like a pretty sweet trade, congrats!:thumbsup:
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i don't have any other fw devices to try on my fw... 472 Views / 2 Replies  
i don't have any other fw devices to try on my fw port, but both my usb ports work flawlessly with my pro mouse and my sony digicam. my power adapter is a little picky since the tip got stepped on...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why the hell can't my ibook see my ipod? 472 Views / 2 Replies  
i swear as soon as i found out im getting a new computer, this one decides to have problem after problem!

800mhz g3 ibook 10.2.8 w/ 3g 15gb ipod

i plug in the ipod, and nothing happens. reset...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 06:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i personally wouldn't worry about the speakers... 2,760 Views / 25 Replies  
i personally wouldn't worry about the speakers since there's a lot of wiring and stuff that isn't removable so that would be tougher to steal. not to mention the value isn't nearly as high as your...
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 04:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
sounds like maybe your hd might have died. how... 712 Views / 6 Replies  
sounds like maybe your hd might have died. how old is it?
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 28, 2006 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i would definitely suggest the ibook, maxing out... 1,167 Views / 11 Replies  
i would definitely suggest the ibook, maxing out the ram, since you have the g5 for processor intensive programs/projects
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 27, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
great idea, if he has a roommate/suitemates that:... 2,760 Views / 25 Replies  
great idea, if he has a roommate/suitemates that:

a) don't bring anyone over
b) always remember to lock the door themselves

password protection at screensaver and a cable lock should work....
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 27, 2006 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
stupid pro keyboard dead? or stupid pro, keyboard... 659 Views / 10 Replies  
stupid pro keyboard dead? or stupid pro, keyboard dead? ;) just joshin' good luck:thumbsup:
Posted by bourgeoisie, on Jan 27, 2006 at 07:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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