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Thanks Zeeb...puts my mind at ease. Going on my... 5,145 Views / 99 Replies  
Thanks Zeeb...puts my mind at ease. Going on my first trip with it this weekend so we'll see how my new laptop fares!
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 6, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
TSA handling at airport? 5,145 Views / 99 Replies  
I recently bought a 15" macbook pro to replace my aging G4 iMac and iBook. I now use my laptop as my desktop primarily but still want to travel with it. I'm concerned about getting scratches on my...
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 2, 2008 at 10:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: SFBags/Waterfield 462,167 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Another vote for Waterfield designs sleeve cases. I'm on my 3rd sleeve case (had one for an iBook, a Toshiba Laptop, and just ordered my third for my new MacBook Pro 15. This product is top...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Mar 12, 2008 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just noticed I am a "Fresh Faced Recruit" ...... 1,527 Views / 3 Replies  
Just noticed I am a "Fresh Faced Recruit" ... even though I registered 1 month after Glen (administrator). Just goes to show you need to frequent these forums and chime in a bit more...hehe!
Posted by ATC Ken, on Sep 4, 2007 at 10:15 PM, in Networking
Ahead of you there Glen...I had already tried the... 1,527 Views / 3 Replies  
Ahead of you there Glen...I had already tried the switched cable and restart of both units (although not as precisely timed as you suggested). Anyway, I took the Airport Extreme back to the Apple...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Sep 4, 2007 at 10:13 PM, in Networking
Ethernet port on Airport Extreme Fried? 1,527 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello,

We had some nasty thunderstorms down here in Texas this weekend and I took some major hits. I have surge protection which saved a bunch of my hardware (with dead surge protectors) but I...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Sep 4, 2007 at 06:08 PM, in Networking
Apple Stores... 93,322 Views / 1,213 Replies  
Are they in the Apple stores yet? Haven't been over to the one near me recently.
Posted by ATC Ken, on Feb 17, 2006 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm looking for digital photo storage similar to... 537 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm looking for digital photo storage similar to this. How do you download files from this unit (which is USB 2.0) to your non-USB 2.0 Mac (only have USB 1.1 on iBook and iMac).

Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on Apr 27, 2004 at 05:09 PM, in Marketplace
I've had mine freeze up a few times...I also live... 619 Views / 8 Replies  
I've had mine freeze up a few times...I also live and run in Houston. It could be the heat. But I have also heard that if the iPod isn't pretty stationary (ie. on your belt or waist while running)...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Nov 27, 2003 at 10:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
But why pay for an extra LCD monitor (which would... 972 Views / 6 Replies  
But why pay for an extra LCD monitor (which would come within $200.00 of the diff between the emac and imac), when you can get a faster machine, sleeker footprint, and overall better looking...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: iMac vs. eMac (for soon-to-be college student) 1,396 Views / 18 Replies  
Don't mean to steer you away from the iMac (which I own and think is a fantastic computer) but have you considered the 15" Powerbook or even the new 14" G4 iBook? As a college student seems to me...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Oct 28, 2003 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well...I did it! Ordered the 17" iMac yesterday... 4,492 Views / 65 Replies  
Well...I did it! Ordered the 17" iMac yesterday from the Apple Store (federal employee discount and was surprised that there was an additional $75.00 discount promotion with this purchase plan just...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Sep 27, 2003 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Which model iMac? 4,492 Views / 65 Replies  
Ok...it's time. I have an "old" iMac DV SE 400. My wife (I'm lucky also) agreed to an upgrade but I'm a bit confused on if I should get the blown out iMac (with Bluetooth, airport extreme, etc.) or...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Sep 22, 2003 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow - very sweet powerbook there Peter. We're... 22,027 Views / 120 Replies  
Wow - very sweet powerbook there Peter. We're all WAY envious - maybe this will finally be the PB that has me getting rid of my sloooow, but trusty iBook.

And don't sell the Cube! Keep it as a...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Sep 20, 2003 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" g4 powerbook sleeve case 783 Views / 4 Replies  
Check out this link for waterfield designs (sfbags) cases. I have one of these sleeve cases for my ibook and it is incredible. They now have a slightly smaller sleeve case for the 12" pb.
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Posted by ATC Ken, on Mar 18, 2003 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hobiecat, I was at MacWorld-SFO and saw the... 638 Views / 17 Replies  
hobiecat,

I was at MacWorld-SFO and saw the marware (MCE) bags for the iBooks. Very nice. I have a waterfield (SFBags) sleeve that I currently use for my iBook and use it inside an old Silicon...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jan 16, 2002 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have to chime in for the DVD model. I thought... 663 Views / 20 Replies  
Have to chime in for the DVD model. I thought about the combo but already have a burner. And being able to watch DVD movies on the go may be a bit dated, but it is still cool. You want your iBook...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Aug 27, 2001 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
SFBAG Sleeve! Gotta agree with Daimoni...... 521 Views / 15 Replies  
SFBAG Sleeve!

Gotta agree with Daimoni... the sfbag sleeve for the iBook is excellent. I have a friend who has one for his G4 TiBook and I was sold on it before they even announced the one made...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Aug 12, 2001 at 01:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great Max...will look for the pics. Need to get... 459 Views / 16 Replies  
Great Max...will look for the pics. Need to get an external but portable firewire drive soon.

Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on Aug 8, 2001 at 10:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Max, Is that a bus powered drive? Looking... 459 Views / 16 Replies  
Max,

Is that a bus powered drive? Looking for portability.

Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on Aug 8, 2001 at 03:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have to chime in on the side of the DVD model... 419 Views / 14 Replies  
Have to chime in on the side of the DVD model also...as I did some hard thinking on which model to get. I actually discounted the CD model right off the bat as one reason we all get the iBook is...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Aug 8, 2001 at 03:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is a link to a nice laptop backpack for... 703 Views / 30 Replies  
Here is a link to a nice laptop backpack for minimal $$...I got one at a recent swap meet and then out of curiousity did a web search and found the link. You'll probably want to still put your iBook...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jul 30, 2001 at 02:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I went back to check out spireusa as recommended... 1,933 Views / 103 Replies  
I went back to check out spireusa as recommended above. The "Atom" backpack comes with a sleeve and is fully padded for a computer the size (or maybe a bit bigger) than the iBook. Looks to be an...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 27, 2001 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just bringing this topic back to the forfront - I... 1,933 Views / 103 Replies  
Just bringing this topic back to the forfront - I think a good backpack/case is the most important item you can purchase for your travelin' iBook. Any new backpacks out there?

Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 26, 2001 at 05:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep...did it last night as a matter of fact. ... 379 Views / 7 Replies  
Yep...did it last night as a matter of fact. Really worked pretty slick with no problems encountered. I waited until I had the picture displayed on the TV (actually mirroring the iBook screen),...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 26, 2001 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about a screen protector? I believe the... 408 Views / 17 Replies  
How about a screen protector? I believe the company name is J & K Hill - they make one for the G3 and G4 powerbooks. Basically it is a fitted piece of leather that lays on top of the keyboard when...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 14, 2001 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have to agree with kcmac and many others - my new... 560 Views / 34 Replies  
Have to agree with kcmac and many others - my new iBook screen is great and has surpassed the clarity and crispness I had come to like on my iMac DV SE. Incredible job by Apple on upgrading the LCD...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 9, 2001 at 10:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone used or have experience with the AC... 408 Views / 17 Replies  
Anyone used or have experience with the AC airplane adapters? Curious how this works...I noticed some of these items at www.laptoptravel.com. (http://www.laptoptravel.com.)

Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 8, 2001 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Best accessories for iBook (dual USB) 408 Views / 17 Replies  
Hey everyone,

There is a topic like this over on the Powerbook forum for the Tibooks...thought we deserved one in our iBook forum! Basically, just a topic for listing, with web links and even...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 8, 2001 at 01:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just bought the Gap commuter bag also. I had... 1,933 Views / 103 Replies  
I just bought the Gap commuter bag also. I had previously bought the iBook sleeve from SFbags.com (and REALLY like the perfect fit of the sleeve) - for keeping my iBook "bedded" down at night and...
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 8, 2001 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hayesk, You noted that you have a 10gb with... 324 Views / 5 Replies  
Hayesk,

You noted that you have a 10gb with 2 partitions, 1 for OS X and 1 for OS 9.1. What is the size of each partition? Thinking of following your lead on my 10gb ibook-500 DVD.

Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 3, 2001 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Come on...nobody has any ideas? I really need to... 310 Views / 2 Replies  
Come on...nobody has any ideas? I really need to share info between my wife's and my Palm. Got to be a way (and still stay within the world of Mac).

Thanks,
Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on Jun 3, 2001 at 03:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Share Datebook with two palms? 310 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

Just wondering if anyone has been able to share datebook data on their Palm OS PDA with another Palm OS PDA owner? Specifically, I would like to beam my datebook data to my wife's Palm Vx and...
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 26, 2001 at 12:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Berber, Well then...if Eagle Creek is only... 1,933 Views / 103 Replies  
Berber,

Well then...if Eagle Creek is only "okay", what would you suggest for a top of the line outdoor/travel pack? I have my ibook in an SFbags sleeve (fits my new ibook perfectly) so I don't...
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 26, 2001 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is a link for what appears to be the perfect... 1,933 Views / 103 Replies  
Here is a link for what appears to be the perfect size pack for the new ibooks. And the company, Eagle Creek, is well known for making high quality packs/bags.

Check it out...
...
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 25, 2001 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the input...I'll run down to Sears... 321 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the input...I'll run down to Sears tomorrow and pick up the screwdrivers that were recommended.

Thanks,
Ken
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 19, 2001 at 01:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ram install question here: Any idea where I... 321 Views / 11 Replies  
Ram install question here:

Any idea where I can pick up a #0 Phillips head screwdriver? Home Depot, etc.? I got an eyeglass repair kit but it didn't have the very small screwdriver I needed. ...
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 18, 2001 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cool Roofus... I've put in the airport card... 311 Views / 5 Replies  
Cool Roofus...

I've put in the airport card I bought and just received a 256 mb ram module. Having a bit of a problem finding a #0 phillips head screwdriver however (to take off the ram shield)....
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 18, 2001 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, I have a brand new iBook (dual USB) and... 518 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi,

I have a brand new iBook (dual USB) and thought I'd pass on my case suggestion. Actually, it's not really a case but a padded sleeve. Fits my iBook very snug and has a velcro strap to secure...
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 17, 2001 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have to agree on the "faster" at retailers post. ... 311 Views / 5 Replies  
Have to agree on the "faster" at retailers post. I walked into the local Fry's here in Houston on Tuesday, 5/15 just on a whim. They had an iBook (500) DVD on display. The unit blew me away and...
Posted by ATC Ken, on May 17, 2001 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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