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Does installing non-recommended RAM void AppleCare? 325 Views / 2 Replies  
If I take my PB in for this logic board issue I apparently have, should I take the non-Samsung RAM modules out?
Posted by _kevin, on May 24, 2006 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
AppleCare FTW! Yeah- I figured they would... 1,057 Views / 2 Replies  
AppleCare FTW!

Yeah- I figured they would replace it. It's just such a hassle to get over there. I was going to take it back anyway though. The keyboard they installed is malfunctioning. The...
Posted by _kevin, on May 24, 2006 at 03:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Logic Board Error on Hardware Test 1,057 Views / 2 Replies  
I just received my Powerbook back from service today (keyboard replacement). For no real good reason, I ran the Apple Hardware Test for the first time ever.

The quick test yields an all-clear....
Posted by _kevin, on May 23, 2006 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Honestly, they're not all mine. One is... 1,077,468 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Honestly, they're not all mine.

One is mine. The other three belong to each of my three friends who are sitting on the couch behind them.
Posted by _kevin, on May 21, 2006 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I'm happy with my camera. For a shot without... 1,077,468 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I'm happy with my camera. For a shot without flash, that's the kind of detail (or blur) that I would expect. I have a larger version of this as my desktop background. It looks much better blurred...
Posted by _kevin, on May 21, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: http://home.comcast.net/~trumpet2k3/DSCN0849.JPG ... 1,077,468 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://home.comcast.net/~trumpet2k3/DSCN0849.JPG

:D
Posted by _kevin, on May 21, 2006 at 05:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well thanks Eccentric Admin Tooki. I appreciate... 591 Views / 10 Replies  
Well thanks Eccentric Admin Tooki. I appreciate the clarification. If your breadth of experience over 12,000 posts can't provide me with an answer, I might as well resign the question altogether....
Posted by _kevin, on May 14, 2006 at 11:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Anyone? 591 Views / 10 Replies  
Anyone?
Posted by _kevin, on May 14, 2006 at 03:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for all the help guys. A problem... 416 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for all the help guys.

A problem that I didn't really pay much attention to initially is the absence of the appropriate driver on the Mac. I installed the printer drivers for use when the...
Posted by _kevin, on May 13, 2006 at 05:03 PM, in Networking
Bump 591 Views / 10 Replies  
Bump
Posted by _kevin, on May 13, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Printing to a Win XP machine 416 Views / 4 Replies  
I've set up a printer for sharing on my Windows XP machine, and have located that printer on my Mac. When I print a file, nothing happens. The Windows print monitor recognizes that a file from a...
Posted by _kevin, on May 9, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Networking
Powerbook RAM test 335 Views / 2 Replies  
I just installed 2x512 SODIMMs. Each chip is made by a different manufacturer. Performance seems a little choppy since installing them. Is there any way I can test the functionality of the chips? OS...
Posted by _kevin, on May 9, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, I appreciate it. I guess I'll just buy... 294 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I appreciate it. I guess I'll just buy this 512 DDR module now and order my MB with 1gig already installed. No big deal.
Posted by _kevin, on Apr 29, 2006 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do the PowerBook and the MacBook use the same RAM modules? 294 Views / 3 Replies  
Probably a painfully obvious question. I want to get a MacBook over the summer, but I feel compelled to upgrade the RAM on my PB for the time being. I was wondering if the RAM module I buy for the PB...
Posted by _kevin, on Apr 29, 2006 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone here build a MAME cabinet? 347 Views / 4 Replies  
My friends are looking for a summer project. A MAME cabinet seems like a practical venture.

The computer hardware is the easy part. What I'm interested in knowing is what solutions are available...
Posted by _kevin, on Apr 1, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hahaha! That made my night. 417 Views / 8 Replies  
Hahaha! That made my night.
Posted by _kevin, on Apr 1, 2006 at 09:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm only half-serious. I think the word is... 417 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm only half-serious.

I think the word is used frequently enough that it should be included by default. I mean, hey...if MacGyver can be a valid word, why can't Klingon?
Posted by _kevin, on Apr 1, 2006 at 08:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The word "Klingon" should, by default, be included in word processors' dictionaries 417 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm tired of fighting with Word!

Also, I would like to see this included in the T9 text input dictionary.
Posted by _kevin, on Apr 1, 2006 at 08:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: 15". No question. 663 Views / 17 Replies  
15". No question.
Posted by _kevin, on Apr 1, 2006 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bump 373 Views / 3 Replies  
Bump
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 21, 2006 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not a chem major; I was only suggesting that... 8,998 Views / 164 Replies  
I'm not a chem major; I was only suggesting that if there were a way to reliably reduce or prevent smudging (be it chemical, biological, nuclear, etc.), I would hope Apple would use it. I'm sure...
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 19, 2006 at 11:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Simple question: just checking... 324 Views / 1 Replies  
I can safely plug my new 5G into the wall jack for an older 3G, correct? I don't see why this should be a problem, but I wasn't entirely sure that there wouldn't be some voltage issue with the older...
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 19, 2006 at 04:40 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: That's a great desk- where did you find it? Nice... 1,077,468 Views / 4,110 Replies  
That's a great desk- where did you find it? Nice GJ sticker, haha.
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 19, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
:confused: I was under the impression that the... 8,998 Views / 164 Replies  
:confused:
I was under the impression that the bigger issue is smudging. It is my understanding that a screen protector will smudge just like an unprotected screen. If screen protectors provide...
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 19, 2006 at 12:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Why does my trackpad go all Apollo 13 on me? 373 Views / 3 Replies  
A few times per week, my trackpad malfunctions for between 5 and 10 minutes. It will be pulled to one direction and generally not cooperate with my wishes. It (usually) isn't wet, and is on a flat...
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 18, 2006 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Replacement keyboard keys 345 Views / 1 Replies  
Someone mentioned in a previous post that Apple will replace popped-off keys. Does anyone know how much they would charge per key?

A few of my letter keys are very worn down, and I would like to...
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 18, 2006 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do screen protectors really sufficiently resist... 8,998 Views / 164 Replies  
Do screen protectors really sufficiently resist smudging and grease build-up? It seems to me that the screen protector would be subject to the same kind of smudging as the actual screen.

If not,...
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 18, 2006 at 04:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
MMORPG = Worst acronym ever. 338 Views / 0 Replies  
Seriously.
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Star Trek MMORPG? 607 Views / 17 Replies  
Does anyone know much about this?

I'm really excited. I think this will breathe new life back into the franchise.
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Weird...but it worked! :thumbsup: 2,469 Views / 11 Replies  
Weird...but it worked! :thumbsup:
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 13, 2006 at 07:25 PM, in Applications
Well, they're all still there; I couldn't see... 591 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, they're all still there; I couldn't see myself arbitrarily deleting those.
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 13, 2006 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Can you still buy the Burton jacket for later generation iPods? 401 Views / 0 Replies  
I've seen a few questionable sites apparently carrying it. If it is still available, I'd rather buy it from someone reputable.
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 12, 2006 at 06:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not true...or at least I'm one other person who... 8,998 Views / 164 Replies  
Not true...or at least I'm one other person who will be. :thumbsup: :lol:
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 12, 2006 at 05:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I knew it ran through Safari, but I can't... 591 Views / 10 Replies  
I knew it ran through Safari, but I can't consciously remember removing the feeds. I don't see anything in the preferences that would relate to a list of individual feeds. Can I add them back?
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 12, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Mac OS X
RSS screen saver feeds no longer available 591 Views / 10 Replies  
When I first set this screen saver up, there was a wide variety of RSS feeds visible in the setup menu. Now there is only 1--the one that's currently activated. "Wtf?"
Posted by _kevin, on Mar 12, 2006 at 04:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the reply: I have no problems... 2,469 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the reply:

I have no problems playing audio with other applications: just media that plays through Safari and IE. The player appears to load, but no audio is output. With other embedded...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 26, 2006 at 06:00 PM, in Applications
bump again 2,469 Views / 11 Replies  
bump again
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 25, 2006 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
Bump 2,469 Views / 11 Replies  
Bump
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 24, 2006 at 06:06 PM, in Applications
Streaming audio not working in Safari, Video playing w/o sound 2,469 Views / 11 Replies  
Audio streams just arbitrarily stopped working in Safari. I can't play music from PureVolume, and videos play on MySpace, but without their audio tracks.

Any ideas?
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 23, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in Applications
Defoe's Moll Flanders and Fielding's Joseph... 1,274 Views / 58 Replies  
Defoe's Moll Flanders
and Fielding's Joseph Andrews
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 18, 2006 at 04:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Law and Order: Trial by Jury Futurama Earth 2... 3,376 Views / 151 Replies  
Law and Order: Trial by Jury
Futurama
Earth 2
Seaquest
Nowhere Man

As much of a Star Trek fan as I am, I can't say I'm disappointed that Enterprise was cancelled. I really just want to forget...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 18, 2006 at 04:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Subscribers to multiple-cell phone "family plans" 600 Views / 9 Replies  
How much do you pay monthly for your service?

For about 7 years, we've paid Cingular/Cellular One about $90/month for two phones, only one of which has any advanced service features (SMS, wireless...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 18, 2006 at 04:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
CD Slot Dent/Burrs 254 Views / 0 Replies  
Somehow, my CD slot dented today. The top and bottom of the slot were about 2/3rds of the way closed in on each other. I was able to get the dent out by gently using a thick VW key. Unfortunately,...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 16, 2006 at 04:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks everyone! I appreciate it. I wasn't... 662 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks everyone! I appreciate it.

I wasn't concerned about the screen; obviously an LCD is impervious to magnetic fields. The hard drive was my primary worry. I don't know much about the physics...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 8, 2006 at 05:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
bump 662 Views / 10 Replies  
bump
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 7, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Automator: Automatically update iTunes library? 425 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a program that automatically downloads a daily podcast, which it saves to a directory in my music folder. Is there any way I can get these files automatically added to my iTunes library? It's...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 6, 2006 at 10:11 PM, in Applications
Automatic library update? 361 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a program that automatically downloads a daily podcast, which it saves to a directory in my music folder. Is there any way I can get these files automatically added to my iTunes library? It's...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 6, 2006 at 10:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks. I appreciate it! 405 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. I appreciate it!
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 6, 2006 at 09:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My iPod no longer unmounts/ejects when I close iTunes. 405 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm almost positive that it did several weeks ago. I can't remember which setting I changed, and can't seem to find any option that I can select to enable this function.

Any ideas?
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 6, 2006 at 02:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Bigsman, your post is uncomfortable to read. It... 731 Views / 9 Replies  
Bigsman, your post is uncomfortable to read. It bothers me when people abbreviate words that have no business being shortened (since when does "would" need to be shortened to "wud"?).

Anyway, to...
Posted by _kevin, on Feb 4, 2006 at 05:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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