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cool...i'm excited. i may even go to the expo in... 2,086 Views / 72 Replies  
cool...i'm excited. i may even go to the expo in person. too long of a line though to pay $200 to MAYBE get a seat even though id probably talk to some of the people on the line waiting.
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jan 2, 2007 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
happy new year 2007 1,128 Views / 52 Replies  
Best to all you guys. Back in 2003 you guys helped me become a Mac user and its been one of the best techie decisions I've made. I love watching the company and I've spent thousands of dollars on...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jan 2, 2007 at 12:26 AM, in MacNN Lounge
FS: 12" PB battery, best offer 235 Views / 0 Replies  
Used battery for sale for the 12" PowerBook G4. This one was used on and off, alternated in with another battery but it's worn of course now that it is a few years old. We have no PowerBook to test...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Dec 3, 2006 at 04:11 PM, in Marketplace
The auction has been relisted at $500 and... 488 Views / 3 Replies  
The auction has been relisted at $500 and includes a personal use OEM copy of Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac. eBay: PowerBook G4 12" 867 mhz (item 250042542622 end time Oct-31-06 17:27:29 PST)...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:32 PM, in Marketplace
The paint...not really I don't think. The palm... 488 Views / 3 Replies  
The paint...not really I don't think. The palm rests of many powerbooks got this way and Apple won't do anything about it. Powerbook Corrosion [Archive] - Mac Forums...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Oct 22, 2006 at 11:47 AM, in Marketplace
FS: 12" PowerBook G4 867 mhz *As Is* 488 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi. PB12" original model, case wear and tear around screen, SuperDrive, a lot included. Full listing (expired but you can PM me on eBay or on MacNN) here eBay: PowerBook G4 12" 867 mhz *as is*...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Oct 21, 2006 at 07:15 PM, in Marketplace
Another question: can it charge the iPod shuffle... 1,448 Views / 11 Replies  
Another question: can it charge the iPod shuffle and playback music to external speakers from the minijack at the same time?
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 20, 2006 at 04:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes. This took a lot of hard work and they kept... 2,337 Views / 32 Replies  
Yes. This took a lot of hard work and they kept giving me extensions on my trial. I guess what I dislike is the lack of wireless bridging. I hope they fix(ed) that.
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 07:18 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My 15 year old brother prefers the portability of... 1,053 Views / 12 Replies  
My 15 year old brother prefers the portability of the 12" PowerBook G4 we gave him. He likes laying on the bed and moving it around during a project. If you have good wireless you should get a...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 07:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you have a newer mac mini it does SPDIF... 10,931 Views / 25 Replies  
If you have a newer mac mini it does SPDIF optical out. You can use cool 5.1 surround sound speakers with that. It's in the same port as the 3.5mm headphone jack but you need an optical cable. It...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 07:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have a G4 Cube and just like the iMac it only... 1,842 Views / 31 Replies  
I have a G4 Cube and just like the iMac it only makes distracting noise, if any, when the drive is in use. My Intel Core Duo 20" iMac has made noise only once and the other time it did was when it...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 06:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
haha 524 Views / 4 Replies  
haha
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 06:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
iSteve, you'll need to buy a $100 ($200?) copy of... 743 Views / 10 Replies  
iSteve, you'll need to buy a $100 ($200?) copy of Windows retail to use Boot Camp. Too bad we can't know what Apple has planned when it is officially released as far as needing to buy Windows again....
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 06:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why did you stack a hot Xbox 360 and a Mac mini... 117,562 Views / 401 Replies  
Why did you stack a hot Xbox 360 and a Mac mini together? Nothing about politics but isn't that a bad temperature combination?
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 06:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple's VP said this is it for a while. This... 46,929 Views / 369 Replies  
Apple's VP said this is it for a while. This release, like Ubuntu's recent release, is going to be for a while. They're not going to revise the OS as readily as far as major changes. Good for my...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 06:41 AM, in Mac OS X
AC3 Support 40,066 Views / 443 Replies  
iTunes can play back WAVE files (are they really WAVE's i wonder) with Dolby Digital in them but gives us no real way to even convert an AC3 to that and AC3's don't play in iTunes. Therefore music...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 16, 2006 at 06:32 AM, in Mac OS X
don't buy your external HD, if you buy one, from... 1,070 Views / 6 Replies  
don't buy your external HD, if you buy one, from Apple. way over price. i bought a 250gb drive to backup my iMac's 250gb for $85 shipped from dealmac.com or dealnews.com deals and put it in a...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 15, 2006 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
i have the same mac and no problems but i totally... 5,480 Views / 5 Replies  
i have the same mac and no problems but i totally understand your problem because my powerbook did that. good luck :) seriously i hope you get it fixed. apple is very stupid about this problem, or...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 15, 2006 at 07:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
the iMac, mini, and MacBooks use combination... 752 Views / 2 Replies  
the iMac, mini, and MacBooks use combination 1/8th headphone and mini-optical outputs (and sometimes inputs on the MacBook Pro).
...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 15, 2006 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
yes and the sound is very good especially with... 5,738 Views / 2 Replies  
yes and the sound is very good especially with music DVD's.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009S5NQO/sr=8-2/qid=1150370582/ref=pd_bbs_2/002-4200904-8325630?%5Fencoding=UTF8
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 15, 2006 at 07:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
abbaZaba, I understand your interest in Intel... 1,192 Views / 22 Replies  
abbaZaba, I understand your interest in Intel mac. I switched from a 12" PowerBook G4 to an Intel Mac (an iMac). Definitely get AppleCare. There's potential fan problems and on the Macbook there's...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 15, 2006 at 07:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
covering up the IR sensor on iMac 2,869 Views / 4 Replies  
the remote won't work properly/at as many angles if you cover the Apple with a print-out of your own design.
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jun 15, 2006 at 07:12 AM, in Hardware Hacking
F/S: Sims 2 In Box 280 Views / 0 Replies  
$38 + $5 shipping, via PayPal and only in the 48 states. The Sims 2 can be updated to be a Universal Binary with a free patch.

You can check the game's requirements against your system's specs...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on May 20, 2006 at 09:00 PM, in Marketplace
F/S: Sims 2 Mac New In Box 308 Views / 0 Replies  
$38 + S&H via PayPal for Sims 2 New In Box; opened. I did play it but I only got it yesterday (Saturday) and am putting it up now (Sunday). It can be updated for Universal Binary with a free patch....
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Apr 30, 2006 at 05:54 PM, in Marketplace
My PowerBook 12" rev. a had a similar noise... 1,473 Views / 11 Replies  
My PowerBook 12" rev. a had a similar noise problem that began in Tiger. Like MacPoet, AppleCare/Apple wanted me to SHOW the noise and it would inevitably pop its insane head after 2-3 hours of CPU...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Jan 13, 2006 at 09:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
How do you do that? 450 Views / 6 Replies  
How do you do that?
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Oct 17, 2005 at 08:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sounds good to me. 450 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds good to me.
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Oct 17, 2005 at 08:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OK. You have a serious problem. Go to the... 450 Views / 6 Replies  
OK. You have a serious problem. Go to the Genius Bar immediately. It will not improve and no you can't clean it. I have a newer PB and I know it will not improve. Do this before your warranty...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Oct 17, 2005 at 05:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
nder, my 867 mhz 12" PowerBook G4 also makes a... 1,335 Views / 20 Replies  
nder, my 867 mhz 12" PowerBook G4 also makes a buzzing sound when the fan is on.

I am sorry to hear about your HD dying and the backup dying as well. Once every month or two you can burn DVD's,...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 18, 2005 at 01:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's the link for the 15" 1.25 ghz machine you... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
Here's the link for the 15" 1.25 ghz machine you have.

http://www.pbfixit.com/cart/customer/product.php?productid=435&cat=74&page=1
...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 11, 2005 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If your fan is noisy, but a new one. PB Fix It... 782 Views / 8 Replies  
If your fan is noisy, but a new one. PB Fix It is the site you are looking for. I am awaiting more Rev. A 12" fans to get stocked again. If anyone knows where I can get them, my warranty is up and...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 11, 2005 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think 5 years for all iPods to be flash-based,... 1,412 Views / 20 Replies  
I think 5 years for all iPods to be flash-based, at least.
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 10, 2005 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i love the idea of plugging the Shuffle into... 2,285 Views / 23 Replies  
i love the idea of plugging the Shuffle into AirPort Express. works for me too.

and the $5 USB wall charger rocks as well :)
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Feb 17, 2005 at 09:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
First of all, why buy your girlfriend a dock when... 2,285 Views / 23 Replies  
First of all, why buy your girlfriend a dock when your buddies on the message board need one :)

So we've ruled out using a hub to charge the Shuffle w/ your PowerBook off.

Now let's talk wall...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Feb 15, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i have a pb 12" when my is shuffle is... 2,285 Views / 23 Replies  
i have a pb 12"

when my is shuffle is charging, the orange light is on. this is when it is plugged right in.

I tested w/ an usb extension cable i just got and didn't have any luck. it still...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Feb 13, 2005 at 09:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ya, it works fine now. but i'm using an... 1,015 Views / 2 Replies  
ya, it works fine now. but i'm using an extension cable for now on and recommend that or the dock.

computers shouldn't have pointy objects sticking out of them.

aiwa released a bluetooth...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Feb 13, 2005 at 09:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
the dock 2,285 Views / 23 Replies  
the dock may work.


it's a theory.

test it out.
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Feb 11, 2005 at 01:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
usb extension cable 2,285 Views / 23 Replies  
i believe this works. heard from my friend who has a PB too. $5 @ comp-usa or whatever.

or buy the $30 dock :-)
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Feb 10, 2005 at 01:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
split my iPod shuffle in half! 1,015 Views / 2 Replies  
i was sitting with my powerbook on my bed, and bumped into the shuffle which was charging. bam, it split off, dangling from the usb port.

the usb wire kept it together and i snapped it back into...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Feb 10, 2005 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
second that one 8,983 Views / 89 Replies  
My #1 complaint in my 12" PowerBook is HD speed and noisy fans. This is a pro machine and I want responsiveness and expect high quality experience.

I don't think I'll buy a new laptop until it is...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Nov 22, 2004 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have an ALBook 12" Rev. A and sometimes the... 379 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an ALBook 12" Rev. A and sometimes the fans seem to be on for no reason. I shut the lid and sleep it for a second then the computer is back to normal. I may also run it at reduced processor...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Oct 13, 2004 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: p.s. To anyone with their computer hooked up to a T 1,121,267 Views / 4,110 Replies  
How are you changing songs and selecting DivX to play? What is the most elegant way to do this when your computer is on your TV.

BTW, I highly recommend Jacket (free) for iTunes. It's a...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 27, 2004 at 03:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I really enjoy this thread. So many of your... 1,121,267 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I really enjoy this thread. So many of your posts show beautiful setups. Please post more, especially of other 12" PBs in dorms.

i'd like to share the arrangement i've been playing with (too...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 27, 2004 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sounds like me when i was about to leave for... 732 Views / 10 Replies  
sounds like me when i was about to leave for college. in my senior year of high school i waited and waited for powerbook updates. after falling in love with the machine, and reading way too many...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 27, 2004 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I second that advice. The next revision will... 588 Views / 7 Replies  
I second that advice. The next revision will probably be minor but even if you want it, you sound like you might want to try the next generation. It's important that you aren't very attracted to...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 26, 2004 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like your setup. Can you read text on your... 846 Views / 17 Replies  
I like your setup. Can you read text on your Plasma from far away?

My PB is also connected to my TV. I recommend the ATI's USB Remote Wonder Mac Edition. It's a remote control that is...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 26, 2004 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
USB kb/mouse would wake it up. BUt i have the... 592 Views / 3 Replies  
USB kb/mouse would wake it up. BUt i have the Apple Wireless (BT) mouse/kb and both wake up my PowerBook. It's a setting in the BT options.
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 26, 2004 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Vs. PowerBook 12" rev. A 5,071 Views / 119 Replies  
If you currently own a 12" PowerBook, and are using it as a desktop replacement, look at the iMac---but not yet.

I bought the 12" PowerBook because of its power, price, and small (portable)...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 22, 2004 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
My powerbook is setup as a Stereo/DVD... 825 Views / 16 Replies  
My powerbook is setup as a Stereo/DVD player/NES/Sega, etc.

After listening to suggestions from the thread, I bought the ATI remote wonder---Mac Edition for $30 at NewEgg. Arrived in two days. ...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 22, 2004 at 03:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
great pics 8minute. what brand LCD screen and... 1,619 Views / 22 Replies  
great pics 8minute. what brand LCD screen and model is that? do you like it?

It's a clean desk. i wonder if the magnets in the speakers are hurting your HDD though...
Posted by dreamBweaver, on Sep 20, 2004 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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