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Do you really believe they'd be happy to pay... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
Do you really believe they'd be happy to pay $1400 for the machine they're describing. The problem is the market that we're talking about here has a BROAD range of requirements and that includes...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Someone just asked me what I was smoking, hardly... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
Someone just asked me what I was smoking, hardly civil I'd say. From my experience of MacNN is anything other than civil. I go to Macrumors if i want civil and well informed debate
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not saying it's right, I hate being forced to... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
I'm not saying it's right, I hate being forced to buy Apple but it's the lesser of two evils for me. I know that in Windows land there is a market for this kind of box but they're commodity boxes and...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
But it can run an external monitor and the... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
But it can run an external monitor and the graphics chipset is not upgradeable and that's what they all want.
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know forgive me, think how confused I'd be with... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
I know forgive me, think how confused I'd be with another product line :D
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow, three switchers, why didn't you say! That's... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
Wow, three switchers, why didn't you say! That's going to swing it isn't it.



I didn't want to mention it but that's the crux of the matter, the G word. Well sorry but the Mac is NOT nor will...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
And let me guess you want it for $1199? It... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
And let me guess you want it for $1199?

It isn't going to happen. Apple made the mistake of over complicated product lines before and it nearly broke the company. They now have six very well...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
So stop moaning and buy it then :D 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
So stop moaning and buy it then :D
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
The fact that you can achieve what you have to on... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
The fact that you can achieve what you have to on the dual G4 just kills your argument. The difference between your machine and a dual core iMac is light years but let me guess you need more graphic...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Look you just want to build a machine that... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
Look you just want to build a machine that perfectly fits your needs but you want to pay iMac money. Like I say you're in a very small minority and Apple is never going to cater for you.

Perhaps...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
The iMac is the mid range, the Mac Mini is the... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
The iMac is the mid range, the Mac Mini is the low end :D
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
So build an Intel box that fits your needs... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
So build an Intel box that fits your needs exactly and stick Windows or Linux on there. I'm just stating facts, you're in the VERY small minority that Apple doesn't care about, it's nothing personal...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
You and the others moaning about needing a... 18,868 Views / 321 Replies  
You and the others moaning about needing a "mid-range" machine are the type of customer that Apple doesn't want. They know that they can never please you, that you want the biggest spec for the...
Posted by 365, on Aug 7, 2006 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do yourself a favour and just enjoy the thing.... 4,480 Views / 87 Replies  
Do yourself a favour and just enjoy the thing. I'm like you but I got a MBP and it has flaws but this time I said stuff it, it's only a computer, it does the jobs it was designed for impressively....
Posted by 365, on May 25, 2006 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just download a copy via bittorrent. These people... 1,265 Views / 4 Replies  
Just download a copy via bittorrent. These people want you to play fair and buy a license and then shaft you when you make a perfectly reasonable request. Play by their rules, you certainly hold the...
Posted by 365, on Apr 7, 2006 at 06:35 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The main thought that comes out this announcement... 20,054 Views / 397 Replies  
The main thought that comes out this announcement for me is that enterprise customers can now try OSX without risk, knowing that if the system doesn't meet expectations they have a get out clause by...
Posted by 365, on Apr 5, 2006 at 01:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yeah, sometimes I'm about as bright as a 20w bulb... 768 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, sometimes I'm about as bright as a 20w bulb :D
Posted by 365, on Jan 8, 2006 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1. I found a brand new keyboard on eBay for about... 768 Views / 10 Replies  
1. I found a brand new keyboard on eBay for about $80 and it's a 12" PB so luckily it's a relatively straight forward job.

2. I realise that but for me the whole experience left me feeling very...
Posted by 365, on Jan 8, 2006 at 09:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How to wreck a Powerbook keyboard! 768 Views / 10 Replies  
Yesterday, I was reading a blog and found a post that said how qwerty keyboards were not very efficient and how the Dvorak layout was a lot better. It then gave a pictorial account on how to modify...
Posted by 365, on Jan 8, 2006 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A conversation. 3,809 Views / 53 Replies  
A conversation.
Posted by 365, on Nov 6, 2005 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What do you think! 3,809 Views / 53 Replies  
What do you think!
Posted by 365, on Oct 26, 2005 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, Intel based Powerbooks will be introduced at... 3,809 Views / 53 Replies  
Yep, Intel based Powerbooks will be introduced at MWSF, without a doubt. They may not ship until the end of the quarter but they will certainly be the big news of the show.
Posted by 365, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's good to know I don't have to send it in for... 411 Views / 4 Replies  
It's good to know I don't have to send it in for repair. I have a 1GB SO-DIMM fitted so I suppose that must draw some power itself. Thanks everyone.
Posted by 365, on Mar 15, 2005 at 04:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Rev D 12" Powerbook Battery Issue 411 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a Rev D 12" Powerbook that is perfect but for one problem and that might not be a problem.

When I put the machine to sleep the battery seems to have excessive drain. For instance I put it...
Posted by 365, on Mar 14, 2005 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Spot on, it's not about the hardware (if it was... 5,096 Views / 57 Replies  
Spot on, it's not about the hardware (if it was I'd buy a ThinkPad), it's the OS.
Posted by 365, on Feb 12, 2005 at 01:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Re: Re: Bargain of the century ... 2,959 Views / 31 Replies  
Yeah and what do you get for your 1000 ( $1792 )

an extra porcessor
a smaller hard drive 80GB ( the iMac has a 160GB )
same 256mb memory
better graphics card ( just )
8 x as opposed to 4x...
Posted by 365, on Aug 31, 2004 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Bargain of the century ... 2,959 Views / 31 Replies  
... When you consider a 20" Cinema Display is 999 in the UK, 1349 for the 20" iMac G5 is nothing short of an absolute bargain.
Posted by 365, on Aug 31, 2004 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
XServe question for techies ... 435 Views / 1 Replies  
I just bought two brand new XServe spares kits which include motherboard and cpu, power supply, blower & 60GB drive with carrier. Problem is when they arrived it turns out they're for a 1ghz tray...
Posted by 365, on Aug 22, 2004 at 01:21 PM, in Mac OS X
I had a Titanium G4 that went for repair NINE... 791 Views / 20 Replies  
I had a Titanium G4 that went for repair NINE times before, to be fair ( I can say that now ) Apple replaced it. On one occassion it came back with a six inch scratch along the lid of a replacement...
Posted by 365, on Jul 19, 2004 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same problem here, mine is on the same three... 736 Views / 3 Replies  
Same problem here, mine is on the same three keys. If I press the keys hard enough, it's like glue takes hold but then 30 minutes later the keyboard is back to normal.

I must say that unless you...
Posted by 365, on Jul 12, 2004 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The shell is magnesium alloy but the outer is... 824 Views / 20 Replies  
The shell is magnesium alloy but the outer is plastic
Posted by 365, on Jul 9, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I know they look very trendy but I wish Apple... 824 Views / 20 Replies  
I know they look very trendy but I wish Apple would drop these Al Powerbooks and go back to black plastic casings. I had a chance to use a ThinkPad T41 a few weeks back and I was very impressed with...
Posted by 365, on Jul 9, 2004 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why? 780 Views / 15 Replies  
Why?
Posted by 365, on Jul 1, 2004 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I'm waiting, for no other reason than the... 2,828 Views / 46 Replies  
Yeah, I'm waiting, for no other reason than the situation with AppleCare, where you have to purchase both items at the same time to have your screen covered.
Posted by 365, on Jun 18, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
The new dual 1.8 with 9600XT upgrade, 4 x 512mb... 849 Views / 26 Replies  
The new dual 1.8 with 9600XT upgrade, 4 x 512mb stick ( throw the 2 x 128 ), extra 250GB SATA drive and an AppleCare. All for about $100 more than a stock dual 2Ghz.

BARGAIN and don't let the...
Posted by 365, on Jun 11, 2004 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
The thing is 'my friend', Dell doesn't have to... 13,096 Views / 132 Replies  
The thing is 'my friend', Dell doesn't have to think about R&D because it has 90%+ of the industry sharing the burden, Dell also has over 30% market share and when you have that amount of buying...
Posted by 365, on Jun 10, 2004 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
They couldn't do that becuase they might become... 13,096 Views / 132 Replies  
They couldn't do that becuase they might become mainstream and that would be no good for the many Apple eliteists and Steve Jobs' ego.

Apple excel at software but just don't have the financial...
Posted by 365, on Jun 9, 2004 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
It must be great being you ... 3,290 Views / 62 Replies  
It must be great being you ...
Posted by 365, on Jun 8, 2004 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm itching to spend money myself but the words... 1,211 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm itching to spend money myself but the words "buy in haste repent at leisure" keep coming into my mind :hmm: I can tell you though, I nearly pull the trigger every day and then a little voice says...
Posted by 365, on May 25, 2004 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Solution to the 7200RPM drive dilemma? 1,211 Views / 20 Replies  
The Lacie PocketDrive is a tiny thing and would easily fit in a laptop bag, it also powers itself from the Firewire bus, all of which means that you could carry it around with you when you've got to...
Posted by 365, on May 25, 2004 at 05:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Skype is software that really does perform, the... 21,381 Views / 88 Replies  
Skype is software that really does perform, the quality of sound is as good if not better than any land line. I only had a 64k ISDN connection when I tested it and the quality was nigh on perfect, so...
Posted by 365, on May 25, 2004 at 05:08 AM, in Applications
In that case, perhaps a better question would... 1,211 Views / 20 Replies  
In that case, perhaps a better question would be..

How many of you own a 1.33 or 1.5ghz Powerbook AND a Power Macintosh G5 dual 2Ghz machine and how do both machine compare. I realise that the...
Posted by 365, on May 24, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use my machine for web development, WebObjects... 1,211 Views / 20 Replies  
I use my machine for web development, WebObjects and Java software development mainly. Other applications that I use on a regular basis include Photoshop, ImageReady and Illustrator CS.

Thing is...
Posted by 365, on May 24, 2004 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Solution to the 7200RPM drive dilemma? 1,211 Views / 20 Replies  
I am considering whether I should buy a new 15" Powerbook now or wait and buy a new G5 desktop after WWDC in June. The thing that makes me want to wait and that swings me to the G5 is the slower...
Posted by 365, on May 24, 2004 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Take it back and ask them to take a look, any... 643 Views / 18 Replies  
Take it back and ask them to take a look, any reasonable human being should see that that is not within tolerances.
Posted by 365, on May 10, 2004 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did someone step in something and bring it in... 643 Views / 18 Replies  
Did someone step in something and bring it in here?
Posted by 365, on May 10, 2004 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Jared my ass, you're sharing your pad with George... 1,077,468 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Jared my ass, you're sharing your pad with George Michael :D
Posted by 365, on May 9, 2004 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks iRez, the iBook does a job and I can't... 329 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks iRez, the iBook does a job and I can't knock it because it has served me well and never - touch wood - missed a beat but I'm really starting to feel it's pain especially with the new CS apps,...
Posted by 365, on May 5, 2004 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some Therapy Needed.. 329 Views / 4 Replies  
I know there are many threads asking for buying advice but I'm stuck in a rut going nowhere fast ( literally ) and I need some advice from people that make a living with their Powerbook and/or G5.
...
Posted by 365, on May 5, 2004 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The difference in speed will be almost... 712 Views / 9 Replies  
The difference in speed will be almost imperceptible. If you have a perfect PB at the moment and don't find yourself sat waiting for the machine to catch up to you, stick with what you have.
Posted by 365, on May 5, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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