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Longitude, Google Latitude automatic updater! 1,959 Views / 0 Replies  
If you use Google Latitude and you have an iPhone, then check this out:

Introducing Longitude, the first and only app that updates Latitude with your location automatically in the background. Due...
Posted by Recontech, on Dec 6, 2009 at 03:53 AM, in iOS Apps
FS: 15" Powerbook G4 1.67, 1.5gb ram, 80gb HD 299 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a 15" Powerbook G4:

1.67 G4
1.5gb ram
80gb HD
15" screen
Tiger installed.
Battery was recently replaced by Apple's recall.

I bought it brand new at an Apple store and it comes with...
Posted by Recontech, on Jul 7, 2007 at 05:45 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 15" Powerbook G4 1.67, 1.5gb ram 322 Views / 0 Replies  
I purchased this machine new from the Apple store, and its great. Its in about 92% shape right now, with some of the sides showing bowing, but otherwise fantastic machine. I upgraded the ram to...
Posted by Recontech, on Jun 19, 2007 at 12:38 PM, in Marketplace
For any of us that have home theater stuff, we're... 6,724 Views / 31 Replies  
For any of us that have home theater stuff, we're used to very hot devices. Anyone that has a DVR knows these things get hot (and electrically pricey)
Posted by Recontech, on May 5, 2007 at 09:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why on earth would you want MCE at all? Ugh. I've... 1,148 Views / 3 Replies  
Why on earth would you want MCE at all? Ugh. I've ran MCE, its nasty and doesn't even work well. Yuk.
Posted by Recontech, on May 5, 2007 at 09:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I think its a huge let down personally.... 566 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, I think its a huge let down personally. While I'm looking forward to installing OS X on an AppleTV, I shouldn't have to. I'm really hoping a very soon update from Apple just adds 5.1. Why even...
Posted by Recontech, on May 5, 2007 at 09:32 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was thinking a simple WD Mybook would be a good... 727 Views / 5 Replies  
I was thinking a simple WD Mybook would be a good solution. But, I figured that I could externalize my iPhoto library and just keep it all on the network.
Posted by Recontech, on Apr 6, 2007 at 10:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External HD, NAS or just USB? 727 Views / 5 Replies  
Should I go the more inexpensive route and get an external HD and just connect it via USB? Or, should I get a NAS? And what NAS to get that is compatible and easy to mount via OS X?

I need more...
Posted by Recontech, on Apr 5, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
well, ok, I guess I'll have to stick with 160gb 960 Views / 14 Replies  
well, ok, I guess I'll have to stick with 160gb
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 30, 2007 at 04:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Swapping HD in my G4 PB? 960 Views / 14 Replies  
I want to swap out my HD from the 80gb in my PB to a 200+gb, anything I need to know? I plan on ghosting an image off the 80gb and ghosting it back to the 200gb or whatever size I get.
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 30, 2007 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iTunes with non-apple mp3 players? (UMS) 724 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok, before I get blasted, let me preface by saying I really need voice recording capability, and instead of buying a dedicated voice recorder, I'd like to get a mp3 player with voice recorder...
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 26, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
MBP from Apple store, horror story and video 617 Views / 4 Replies  
My friend bought a MacBook Pro last night, brought it home and it had major screen darkness issues, couldn't be viewed from any angle without inconsistent coloration, et cetera.

So he calls Apple,...
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 14, 2007 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iChat supports USB webcams, which will you buy? 18,061 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm looking for a good webcam to buy for iChat AV. My 360 X-box vision cam works great but I want something that will be mountable on my powerbook.

What would you get and why?
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 14, 2007 at 01:42 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The x-box 360 vision camera works great with my... 23,562 Views / 244 Replies  
The x-box 360 vision camera works great with my Powerbook G4 15" with 10.4.9.

I'm thrilled, now I can actually use video chat.
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 14, 2007 at 01:02 AM, in macOS
bloodline, That is a matter of... 4,601 Views / 50 Replies  
bloodline,

That is a matter of debate...Unless you have cold hard facts (benchmarks you can provide), its just your observation.
Posted by Recontech, on Feb 22, 2007 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd seriously try to get an external mic or... 652 Views / 6 Replies  
I'd seriously try to get an external mic or bluetooth mic. The internal one will work when you have no other option, but people always complain that they can't hear me well, and that they echo, and...
Posted by Recontech, on Feb 22, 2007 at 01:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Myspace is a huge cpu and memory hog... Also,... 512 Views / 6 Replies  
Myspace is a huge cpu and memory hog... Also, even on the latest webkit build flash just...is slow, and so is java. Many websites with lots of flash take up a lot of cpu power on my 1.67 g4 whereas...
Posted by Recontech, on Feb 15, 2007 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Other than wanting it for gaming or business use,... 3,794 Views / 10 Replies  
Other than wanting it for gaming or business use, what benefit do you get running Vista versus OS X?
Posted by Recontech, on Feb 15, 2007 at 12:10 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
NeXTStep add ons for OS X? 556 Views / 1 Replies  
A while back I saw a "NeXTStep screensaver" on a coworker's powerbook, and haven't been able to find it anywhere online.

Anything like that, that you guys have for OS X?
Posted by Recontech, on Feb 9, 2007 at 06:46 PM, in GUI Customization
Dylanw, Yes, I had the same results. I... 2,278 Views / 23 Replies  
Dylanw,

Yes, I had the same results. I wonder if this is how all USB webcams work with OS X?
Posted by Recontech, on Feb 8, 2007 at 06:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dylan, yes, the 360 Camera does in fact work with... 2,278 Views / 23 Replies  
Dylan, yes, the 360 Camera does in fact work with OS X. I have used it. However it is finicky with ichatusbcam app that is $10.
Posted by Recontech, on Feb 7, 2007 at 01:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No sound from youtube? 441 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm using safari (and I've tried with latest webkit) and I get no audio on several websites, such as youtube. I've tried multiple videos on there and I get audio just fine out of iTunes and video...
Posted by Recontech, on Dec 30, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Applications
Front Row - Reading media over network? 401 Views / 0 Replies  
I want to run front row on a mini, and feed it music stored on a hard drive on a remote windows machine. Or, if I give it an external hd....is this possible?

I have a external hd with 500gb of...
Posted by Recontech, on Sep 25, 2006 at 05:16 PM, in Applications
WTB: iSight 376 Views / 2 Replies  
Email me at [email protected] if you have an isight for sale. thanks.
Posted by Recontech, on Sep 16, 2006 at 02:58 AM, in Marketplace
Guess I'll watch it at home, thanks. 426 Views / 3 Replies  
Guess I'll watch it at home, thanks.
Posted by Recontech, on Sep 14, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Any alternate route of watching the keynote? 426 Views / 3 Replies  
I am behind a nasty firewall at work and there is no way to watch the keynote on apple's website. It gives me a 400 error and doesn't work. Is there any way to d/l the whole thing?
Posted by Recontech, on Sep 14, 2006 at 12:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What about perhaps running Virtual PC and running... 457 Views / 2 Replies  
What about perhaps running Virtual PC and running IE inside that?
Posted by Recontech, on Sep 13, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
Any activex compatibility in OS X browsers? 457 Views / 2 Replies  
I know this is a crazy and silly question...but, I'm trying to setup a surveillance system, and just about all the software package's include a web interface for remote viewing...but, they all use...
Posted by Recontech, on Sep 13, 2006 at 10:27 AM, in Applications
How do I stop Toast from encoding? 1,004 Views / 0 Replies  
I have taken several VIDEO_TS folders and I want to make a DVD with them. So, thats fine, it works great...Toast encodes and burns.

BUT, even with the video quality on Toast set to Excellent, it...
Posted by Recontech, on Aug 18, 2006 at 05:33 AM, in Applications
My thoughts exactly! :thumbsup: 1,654 Views / 12 Replies  
My thoughts exactly! :thumbsup:
Posted by Recontech, on Aug 16, 2006 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good times, wish I was surrounded with so many... 1,503 Views / 30 Replies  
Good times, wish I was surrounded with so many macs!
Posted by Recontech, on Aug 16, 2006 at 06:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Myspace may have changed some strange java thing... 956 Views / 11 Replies  
Myspace may have changed some strange java thing on their end. Have you ever tried to turn off all Java and javascript before going to myspace? Wow, it all looks super different and really nothing...
Posted by Recontech, on Jul 24, 2006 at 03:38 AM, in Applications
I've tried both of those...and I sure as heck... 956 Views / 11 Replies  
I've tried both of those...and I sure as heck hope that 1.5gb of DDR2 ram on my 1.67ghz G4 powerbook is enough to view simple web pages.
Posted by Recontech, on Jul 23, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in Applications
Happens to me all the damn time and I have 1.5gb... 956 Views / 11 Replies  
Happens to me all the damn time and I have 1.5gb of DDR2 memory, and it happens regardless of how few items are running.

Its not memory, its just bad programming. maybe on the part of how myspace...
Posted by Recontech, on Jul 23, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Applications
I use a step ladder if I want to gain some... 11,759 Views / 98 Replies  
I use a step ladder if I want to gain some height. Why on earth would any clown want to stand on their laptop? I don't get it. In no way would the durability of the machine by me standing on it...
Posted by Recontech, on May 11, 2006 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Considering the premium price we all pay for... 1,924 Views / 36 Replies  
Considering the premium price we all pay for Apple hardware, everyone should call.

At the price we pay for this equipment, there should be minimal errors. I'm not being ridiculous in saying there...
Posted by Recontech, on May 11, 2006 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
C&C Zero Hour update doesn't work 526 Views / 0 Replies  
After I get the Aspyr update for Zero Hour or even Generals, it thinks the DVD is not inserted, anyone else have this problem?
Posted by Recontech, on May 2, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Gaming
How many dislike your powerbook now that macbook pro is out? 988 Views / 16 Replies  
So, I have the latest generation 15" powerbook....upgraded the ram to 1.5gb, and with the 128mb graphics card, its a pretty darn great machine. However, I can't help but feel like I'm missing out...
Posted by Recontech, on Apr 28, 2006 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook temperatures? 509 Views / 2 Replies  
I run BOINC constantly, and I'm wondering what the CPU temp. should be on the powerbook? I use a widget that is saying it is currently at 57.5 celsius.
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 24, 2006 at 06:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Worked like a charm, thanks! you da man! 572 Views / 3 Replies  
Worked like a charm, thanks! you da man!
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 20, 2006 at 06:16 AM, in Applications
GPS apps? 469 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm getting a GlobalSat BT338 bluetooth GPS receiver for my imate K-jam. I want a GPS program for my powerbook to use with it. What do you guys recommend?
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 20, 2006 at 01:55 AM, in Applications
How do I stop iPhoto from auto-launching? 572 Views / 3 Replies  
Everytime I connect my compactflash card to my powerbook, iPhoto wants to launch, how do i stop this? I use photoshop..
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 20, 2006 at 01:00 AM, in Applications
Oh, one more thing...fix as much as you can with... 815 Views / 16 Replies  
Oh, one more thing...fix as much as you can with your license and registration before you go there. SO you can go there and say "I've taken care of it all already" good luck.
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 02:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the latest edition G4 powerbook, aluminum,... 788 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the latest edition G4 powerbook, aluminum, what speed is my hd?
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the heads up, I've been looking for... 1,847 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks for the heads up, I've been looking for something like this
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 10:16 AM, in Applications
What can speed up a G4 powerbook? 788 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a 1.67ghz powerbook, what can i do to speed it up? I have 1.5gb of RAM in it already, so...what next?
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have pics? 587 Views / 7 Replies  
Do you have pics?
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 03:22 AM, in Marketplace
Rosetta users, what benchmarks do you get? 478 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 1.67ghz G4 powerbook, and get:

Measured floating point speed 842.33 million ops/sec
Measured integer speed 2634.54 million ops/sec
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As a police officer I can tell you really the... 815 Views / 16 Replies  
As a police officer I can tell you really the best thing you can do is go in, see the solicitor in charge of your case, and say "Look, I know I'm in the wrong, and I appreciate the officer pointing...
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 16, 2006 at 03:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
any ideas? should I change the HD myself or send... 766 Views / 4 Replies  
any ideas? should I change the HD myself or send it in?
Posted by Recontech, on Mar 15, 2006 at 01:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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