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anyone know where/how I can track prices on used Macs? 401 Views / 2 Replies  
Is there a program or a website that can tell me this info? I want to sell some old equipment and want to set some fair prices and need this info.

Oh, and I am also using Ebay as a source, except...
Posted by amrosario, on Apr 3, 2004 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, where the hell are these new features? 1,841 Views / 44 Replies  
I installed the update twice, after wiping my iPod clean and the version says 1.3 but there are no new features. What a rip off!! I mean, it's just a software update, right? Shouldn't have to buy new...
Posted by amrosario, on Apr 28, 2003 at 04:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
critical OS 10 folders... 294 Views / 6 Replies  
Am I wrong in assuming that if I make a copy of my "users" folder (and maybe my "applications" folder) , I can restore that folder to a newly installed OX 10 and all my settings and stuff will be the...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 3, 2002 at 07:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi everyone. Thanks for all the feedback; it was... 619 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi everyone. Thanks for all the feedback; it was certainly very helpful. I figured that I'd post a follow-up to let everyone know what I did to solve this dilemma(!?) of mine.

My system consists...
Posted by amrosario, on Apr 22, 2002 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Forget the 20gig 5400 rpm drive. 20 gigs is... 373 Views / 7 Replies  
Forget the 20gig 5400 rpm drive. 20 gigs is hardly enough space to capture video and the 5400rpm is no guarantee against having frames dropped during capture. My advice is to put an external drive...
Posted by amrosario, on Apr 17, 2002 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here's the poop from DrBott him/herself: 6.... 619 Views / 9 Replies  
Here's the poop from DrBott him/herself:

6. Can I use DVIator to run Apple's 17" CRT Studio display with DVIator?

No. Apple's 17" CRT Studio Display uses an analog video signal. DVIator is only...
Posted by amrosario, on Apr 17, 2002 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've been runing all versions of FCP on my 450... 373 Views / 7 Replies  
I've been runing all versions of FCP on my 450 Cube and have had no problems whatsoever. I've edited two short fils on that machine. I also have it running on a dual 800 G4 as well. I've run it on my...
Posted by amrosario, on Apr 16, 2002 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Help.I want a dual ADC monitor setup on my 2x800 G4 619 Views / 9 Replies  
Help, anyone!

I have a dual 800 G4 and I have 2 monitors I want to hook up to it. First monitor is a 17" Apple LCD screen, and the second monitor is an Apple 17" CRT Studio Display (with the...
Posted by amrosario, on Apr 16, 2002 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd like a mixture of both. I recently ordered a... 440 Views / 11 Replies  
I'd like a mixture of both. I recently ordered a small snap-on keyboard so that I can do the "thumb typing" thing, just to alternate once in a while.
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 19, 2001 at 10:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm an Apple investor and I hope the new device... 595 Views / 33 Replies  
I'm an Apple investor and I hope the new device is NOT a Newton. I loved my Newton and prefered it over the Palm (except in size) but I can't see Apple competing in this area, with players like...
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 19, 2001 at 10:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Maybe a real cheap DVD burner? 3,581 Views / 255 Replies  
Maybe a real cheap DVD burner?
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 19, 2001 at 10:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My thoughts: Apple PDA - nope Apple MP3... 3,581 Views / 255 Replies  
My thoughts:

Apple PDA - nope
Apple MP3 player - nope

How about a DV camera? maybe.

All that new music that's posted on iDisk is royalty-free music, like the kind you can use as a...
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 19, 2001 at 04:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Nevermind. I re-installed OX 10 last night and am... 242 Views / 1 Replies  
Nevermind. I re-installed OX 10 last night and am just starting from scratch.

Jeez, it looks like I can't just throw things away when I want to . Obviously, when I trashed the folder that had...
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 9, 2001 at 10:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Help! System Prefs doesn't work anymore...nor does Clock!! 242 Views / 1 Replies  
Help me...

I can't access my System Prefs in OS 10.1 any more, not does the clock program work either. I just trashed a program called "Tinker...something" and now I can't get to my System Prefs....
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 8, 2001 at 05:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, especially since, when I first got my... 249 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, especially since, when I first got my iBook, it booted up in OS X! I mean there should at least be a control panel to spin down the hard drive. I can't even watch a DVD before the battery gives...
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 3, 2001 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
power management with OS 10.1 249 Views / 9 Replies  
Is there any way to have the hard drive spin down or the screen dim when using batteries on OS 10.1?

It seems like the energy program doesn't have any power conservation features when runnig an...
Posted by amrosario, on Oct 3, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
has anyone actually used car polish on their... 490 Views / 36 Replies  
has anyone actually used car polish on their iBook? IF so, what kind/brand and are there any special tricks or pitfalls we should look out for?

Thanks.
Posted by amrosario, on Aug 9, 2001 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How will that help? Could you explain it some... 301 Views / 10 Replies  
How will that help? Could you explain it some more.

I never understand whether or not it's good or bad to have VM on. And, what about the RAM cache? is there some optimal setting for that as...
Posted by amrosario, on Aug 9, 2001 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You want to talk sad? I remember when I spent... 430 Views / 11 Replies  
You want to talk sad? I remember when I spent something like $1200 for 32 meg chips (each) for my Power Computing clone not more than 5-6 years ago! Every time I think about that, I weep...
Posted by amrosario, on Aug 6, 2001 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've run Final Cut from my iBook and it works... 414 Views / 9 Replies  
I've run Final Cut from my iBook and it works fine. Not as speedy as my Cube, but then again my Cube isn't as small as my iBook.

I can see doing lite editing on it; something that doesn't require...
Posted by amrosario, on Aug 3, 2001 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Read it and weap! 640 mb RAM in new iBook 430 Views / 11 Replies  
I just installed my new 512 meg RAM from Transintl.com and it works like a charm. I haven't noticed any big speed increases, but I have to admit, I didn't do any tests before I put the new chip in. ...
Posted by amrosario, on Aug 3, 2001 at 02:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
First off, I'm a Cube owner and I love it. I... 420 Views / 11 Replies  
First off, I'm a Cube owner and I love it.

I think the Cube suffered from poor positioning from Apple. If Apple had put ANY new product in the Cube's position, I think it would have suffered the...
Posted by amrosario, on Jul 3, 2001 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why wait? I mean.... you might get hit by... 401 Views / 27 Replies  
Why wait?

I mean.... you might get hit by lightning or a run away elephant .....TOMORROW! ;)

Live it up now!!!!!

If there is anything in the portable department that will be announced at...
Posted by amrosario, on Jul 3, 2001 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A freind of mine had bought the indigo iBook.... 953 Views / 87 Replies  
A freind of mine had bought the indigo iBook. When I saw it I really wanted it. I loved that creamy white surface and that indigo color (key lime seemed okay to me, especially under a black light). I...
Posted by amrosario, on Jul 3, 2001 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What's the deal with th 512 meg chips? I've seen... 331 Views / 6 Replies  
What's the deal with th 512 meg chips? I've seen some places selling it for over $1000!!!!??? I don't understand why all other memory chips are so cheap and this thing is selling for nearly the price...
Posted by amrosario, on Jul 2, 2001 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If one needs a primary computer, then I'd say get... 392 Views / 17 Replies  
If one needs a primary computer, then I'd say get the TiBook. But as a secondary computer, I think the TiBook is overkill somewhat, IMO. I have a G4 cube as my main machine and the iBook 2000 as my...
Posted by amrosario, on Jul 1, 2001 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
First, log onto Mobilestar.com (or... 789 Views / 20 Replies  
First, log onto Mobilestar.com (or Mobilestar.net, if the dot com is the wrong address) and see where they have their services available. So far I've logged in from four different Starbucks here in...
Posted by amrosario, on Jul 1, 2001 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
also no comment 789 Views / 20 Replies  
also no comment
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 30, 2001 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll just share my bag experiences... In... 1,832 Views / 103 Replies  
I'll just share my bag experiences...

In addition to the Jansport bag I listed above, I also picked up a nice backpage from Spire http://www.spireusa.com called the Zoom XL. It is one of THE best...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 29, 2001 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
In that case, I'd like to buy you a Mike's Hard... 360 Views / 14 Replies  
In that case, I'd like to buy you a Mike's Hard Lemonade.

;)

(Sorry.... couldn't resist)
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 29, 2001 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
One cool thing happened when I was showing off... 789 Views / 20 Replies  
One cool thing happened when I was showing off the iBook to my friend's (female) lover (also female :D ). We we in this apartment and when I turned on the Airport the iBook pickied up a Mobilestar...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 28, 2001 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It seems to. I've burned a three session CD/RW... 274 Views / 4 Replies  
It seems to. I've burned a three session CD/RW disk just a moment ago and there was no problem. I've also burned a multi session regular disk with Toast 5 and it worked fine.
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 28, 2001 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, so far my iBook has attracted, hmmmm, let's... 789 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, so far my iBook has attracted, hmmmm, let's see............five women and three men. So it looks like the fems have it.

I wonder what the commission is on each iBook sold?
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 28, 2001 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's mine: ... 759 Views / 55 Replies  
Here's mine:
http://homepage.mac.com/amrosario/PhotoAlbum.html

I shot it in sunset light, hence the warm color.
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 28, 2001 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How many iBooks have YOU sold? 789 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm finding that when I'm in my local coffee shop or Starbucks, I'm getting approached by many people asking me about my iBook. The other day I talked a Windoze laptop user into getting the new iBook...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 27, 2001 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've got the same ripple on the lower right... 462 Views / 23 Replies  
I've got the same ripple on the lower right corner. It doesn't bother me at all. Also, I noticed it when the screen was jiggling, like when I wason a train. I could see the rippling very clearly, but...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 24, 2001 at 02:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help! Quicktime weirdness! 369 Views / 2 Replies  
Any thoughts?

I've got Quicktime 5 installed on my new iBook and I'm suddenly having this strange problem. It seemed to happen overnight... I go to double click a QT movie file and QT displays a...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 18, 2001 at 11:40 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
How about a backlit keyboard (indiglo-type) and a... 830 Views / 60 Replies  
How about a backlit keyboard (indiglo-type) and a really really longer lasting battery...something on the order of 10 hours.
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 15, 2001 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, I haven't captured yet. 243 Views / 2 Replies  
No, I haven't captured yet.
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 14, 2001 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook 2001 and Final Cut Pro 2 243 Views / 2 Replies  
Please post your experiences with the new iBook and Final Cut Pro.

I've just started messing around with this combination and I'm having a blast. One thing that I've done is to take footage on my...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 13, 2001 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Norm, Just like any trouble shooting... 352 Views / 19 Replies  
Norm,

Just like any trouble shooting scenario you should see if the same problem occurs on another computer. Try hooking up your iBook to another computer and see if the same problem shows up....
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 13, 2001 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a similar problem happenthe other day. I... 379 Views / 15 Replies  
I had a similar problem happenthe other day. I was in a coffee shop using OSX and doing some writing in the text editi program. I was using Word 2001 as a spell checker, so I guess the Classic was...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 6, 2001 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's a bag that I got. ... 1,832 Views / 103 Replies  
Here's a bag that I got.
http://members.aol.com/hoplite123/jansport.jpg

It's a nice over-the-shoulder bag that has a compartment that fits the iBook rather well, even when it's wrapped up in a...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 4, 2001 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree. Burn in the background and watch movies... 235 Views / 9 Replies  
I agree. Burn in the background and watch movies later on. Also, it only takes 18 minutes if you are burning a full CD. Often, I just burn a small session which often takes less time.

I agree...
Posted by amrosario, on Jun 1, 2001 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
maybe I can help. I do lots of iMovie stuff and... 288 Views / 3 Replies  
maybe I can help. I do lots of iMovie stuff and Final Cut Pro on both my new iBook and my 450MHz Cube.

a) Import about 1 hr of footage from a DV camera.

Not to be facetious or anything, but it...
Posted by amrosario, on May 31, 2001 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here are some answers to your questions: ... 324 Views / 18 Replies  
Here are some answers to your questions:

>>1) Does X run well? I mean skipping in QT movies, scrolling, genie, etc.

Well, after I installed the extra RAM, OSX seems to run really well, although...
Posted by amrosario, on May 31, 2001 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My iBook review (combo) kinda long post 324 Views / 18 Replies  
Okay, I got my iBook dual USB, 20 gig, CDRW/DVD combo today and I thought Id post my impressions of this amazing little device.

First off, I ordered this thing on May 9th and I received it...
Posted by amrosario, on May 31, 2001 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Got it! Last night it was in Alaska and now I'm... 561 Views / 56 Replies  
Got it! Last night it was in Alaska and now I'm typing on it. 3 weeks to the day. It's a little heavier than I expected, but I cannot remember how heavy my last Powerbook was. Also, the keeyboard has...
Posted by amrosario, on May 30, 2001 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
WhaHoooo! I got email from Apple saying the... 302 Views / 21 Replies  
WhaHoooo!

I got email from Apple saying the iBook has been shipped!

I ordered a 20 gig, CDRW/DVD combo on the 9th of May, so it looks like it will be just within the 3 week range from order to...
Posted by amrosario, on May 29, 2001 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's a motto: "The first step is admitting... 377 Views / 21 Replies  
Here's a motto:

"The first step is admitting you have a Mac."

How's that? http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by amrosario, on May 29, 2001 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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