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Installing Ubuntu off FW HD or USB Stick on MBP 544 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I've run into a bit of a problem. I have a 2yo 15" MBP that has become my secondary/travel computer that I would like to install Ubuntu on as second OS. However, superdrive is dead so I can't...
Posted by nsxpower, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:01 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Can you just buy a 3G iPhone? 527 Views / 4 Replies  
I was wondering whether it is possible to just buy iPhone 3G from Apple Store w/o activation?
Posted by nsxpower, on Jul 27, 2008 at 02:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Safari renames xls and doc files when downloading 358 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok,

This is really weird. Whenever I download a *.xls or *.doc file it is renamed to *.xls.xla or doc.dot, respectively. I haven't changed anything on my system in recent days (besides 10.5.2...
Posted by nsxpower, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:25 PM, in Applications
I've been monitoring the temperatures for a day... 545 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been monitoring the temperatures for a day now (using Temperature Monitor). So far, highest temp reached was 42C ... during DVD burning, iMovie HD editing and Photoshop. Haven't seen it go any...
Posted by nsxpower, on Nov 5, 2006 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
HD temperatures 545 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys,

Just upgrade my MBP to Hitachi 5K160 and I have noticed that it appears to run a little hotter 5-10 C than the OEM Fujitsu drive. I am just wondering what kind of HD temperatures others...
Posted by nsxpower, on Nov 4, 2006 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
An enclosure for MBP internal HD 419 Views / 1 Replies  
I am going to replace the internal 80Gb HD with a 160Gb and I am wondering if anyone can recommend a good enclosure for the SATA 2.5" that inside right now.

Cheers.
Posted by nsxpower, on Oct 30, 2006 at 08:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Started happening to me since the last update... 822 Views / 10 Replies  
Started happening to me since the last update (previously Spotlight/Quicksilver shortcuts would stick after restart/logout). I am not sure what is causing the problem, but turning off spotlight...
Posted by nsxpower, on Oct 21, 2005 at 09:19 AM, in macOS
White line on PowerBook G4 (Ti) screen 495 Views / 0 Replies  
The problem appeared a little while back, but I haven't bothered looking into it since I was planning to replace my PB in the near future. However, since the last PB update is nothing to rave about...
Posted by nsxpower, on Oct 20, 2005 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had some trouble with VPC7 capturing Windows 98... 1,211 Views / 13 Replies  
I had some trouble with VPC7 capturing Windows 98 SE CD as well, although it worked fine with earlier VPC versions.

I worked around that by "installing/upgrading" an old MS DOS VPC image. Started...
Posted by nsxpower, on Oct 7, 2005 at 05:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Will pick up my copy today (EU) and install over... 1,742 Views / 17 Replies  
Will pick up my copy today (EU) and install over the weekend. Still hoping to see a modest improvement overall but I don't expect it to fix the lag in Hillsbrad ... PvP server ... endless warzone ......
Posted by nsxpower, on May 3, 2005 at 03:09 AM, in Gaming
WoW on Tiger 1,742 Views / 17 Replies  
Just wondering if anyone is running WoW on Tiger and whether there was any decrease/increase in speed and/or game stability.
Posted by nsxpower, on Apr 26, 2005 at 09:09 AM, in Gaming
Why don't you use LaCie Silverkeeper? It is easy... 714 Views / 6 Replies  
Why don't you use LaCie Silverkeeper? It is easy to use, it will make incremental backups and you can schedule backups as well.
Posted by nsxpower, on Feb 7, 2005 at 10:14 AM, in macOS
Are you dragging CRWs into iPhoto 5 from a... 474 Views / 3 Replies  
Are you dragging CRWs into iPhoto 5 from a location elsewhere on your HD? That's very odd since it should be faster than importing from a camera.

On a related matter, I had no problem importing...
Posted by nsxpower, on Feb 1, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in Applications
I don't feel that we've lost a significant amount... 913 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't feel that we've lost a significant amount of real estate due to the addition of a thumbnail scroller since the bottom tool bar was made proportionally smaller (I always thought it was over...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jan 25, 2005 at 08:45 AM, in Applications
Agreed. Although, I don't think and IBM G5... 5,599 Views / 115 Replies  
Agreed. Although, I don't think and IBM G5 powered PowerBook is totally out of the question, but it will probably be in the form similar to that of a Dell Dimension XPS ... in desktop replacement...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jan 20, 2005 at 04:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd be thrilled to see that happen. The only... 5,599 Views / 115 Replies  
I'd be thrilled to see that happen. The only problem is that high-end (667Mhz bus speed) e600 PowerPC™ processors will take a long time to make it into PowerBooks. So overall we are still in for a...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jan 19, 2005 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think anyone really cares whether it will... 5,599 Views / 115 Replies  
I don't think anyone really cares whether it will be a G5, a dual core G4 or some different PPC chip in the next PowerBook ... what people want to see is a "significant" upgrade.
I am still using my...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jan 18, 2005 at 04:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Excellent news! I can see older hardware missing... 39,065 Views / 403 Replies  
Excellent news! I can see older hardware missing out on some fgeatures (Core Image) that require modern video cards, but it's good to see that Tiger wont render my current hardware useless for 90% of...
Posted by nsxpower, on Nov 4, 2004 at 04:15 AM, in macOS
I doubt we'll see G5s in PowerBooks any time... 15,430 Views / 106 Replies  
I doubt we'll see G5s in PowerBooks any time soon. Just accept that. That said, I hope we'll see the following in the next PowerBook revision:

* 128Mb ATI Mobility Radeon 9800
* Faster HDs
*...
Posted by nsxpower, on Nov 3, 2004 at 09:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm just curious, what the speed like on the... 39,065 Views / 403 Replies  
I'm just curious, what the speed like on the PowerBook? ... mine is a 1Ghz TiBook model (yeah, faster) but with no new (much faster) PowerBooks on the horizon I'd be very much interested to know if...
Posted by nsxpower, on Nov 3, 2004 at 09:23 AM, in macOS
Feel free to lock this one. 547 Views / 5 Replies  
Feel free to lock this one.
Posted by nsxpower, on Sep 14, 2004 at 07:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
9 Gmail invites 547 Views / 5 Replies  
PM / E-mail me with your First Name, Last Name and VALID e-mail address. First come, first serve ...
Posted by nsxpower, on Sep 14, 2004 at 07:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, gave out all of them! 600 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, gave out all of them!
Posted by nsxpower, on Sep 3, 2004 at 06:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
5 600 Views / 3 Replies  
5
Posted by nsxpower, on Sep 3, 2004 at 04:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
6 Gmail invites 600 Views / 3 Replies  
I have six Gmail invites to give away, so please e-mail me at "discohero AT gmail DOT com" with your First Name, Last Name and a VALID e-mail address.
Posted by nsxpower, on Sep 3, 2004 at 03:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmm ... I said "virtual trading" in the first... 574 Views / 4 Replies  
Hmm ... I said "virtual trading" in the first sentence. I want a proper virtual trading site that I can test hedging strategies on etc. No a single one I've see so far allow me to do more than buy,...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jul 9, 2004 at 10:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Virtual Trading 574 Views / 4 Replies  
I am looking for a virtual trading site. I looked and tried a few, but they are way to simple for my needs. I am yet to find one that allows to trade options, futures and other derivatives. If they...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jul 9, 2004 at 05:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
More invites here (http://www.w-a-s-a-b-i.com). 16,146 Views / 665 Replies  
More invites here (http://www.w-a-s-a-b-i.com).
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 23, 2004 at 07:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Enjoy and please confirm receipt on the... 16,146 Views / 665 Replies  
Enjoy and please confirm receipt on the invitation.

Jason, if you hear me ... please send me a valid e-mail address. I sent it to the one in the comment and it bounced.
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 22, 2004 at 04:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
¡Yo Quiero Gmail!... 16,146 Views / 665 Replies  
¡Yo Quiero Gmail! (http://www.w-a-s-a-b-i.com/archives/2004/06/21/yo-quiero-gmail/) giveaway (no longer a contest, first two people to comment will receive a Gmail invite (one will be "recycled").
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 22, 2004 at 04:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hehe, geeks love stats ... GUI people will want... 2,645 Views / 61 Replies  
Hehe, geeks love stats ... GUI people will want themes ... you see where I'm going with this ;)

Thanks for making this!
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 21, 2004 at 04:26 PM, in Developer Center
Clear count/notification when "Open Inbox in... 2,645 Views / 61 Replies  
Clear count/notification when "Open Inbox in Browser" is clicked, Compose, keychain for username/password storage, icon mode and a notification sound would be awesome.

Total number of messages, Mb...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 21, 2004 at 02:57 PM, in Developer Center
Ah, this is awsome ... the power of suggestion :) 2,645 Views / 61 Replies  
Ah, this is awsome ... the power of suggestion :)
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 21, 2004 at 07:01 AM, in Developer Center
:D 2,645 Views / 61 Replies  
:D
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 18, 2004 at 02:54 PM, in Developer Center
There are a log of invites to go around,... 2,645 Views / 61 Replies  
There are a log of invites to go around, especially lately since Google has been giving them out left and right. I certainly hope something similar is available for Macs. On Windows there are already...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 18, 2004 at 09:54 AM, in Developer Center
I had 3 invites to pass out on the second day of... 16,146 Views / 665 Replies  
I had 3 invites to pass out on the second day of use ... in three days I received five more. That is not universal though, a friend of mine has been actively using it for a week and didn't receive...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 18, 2004 at 07:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gmail menu extra? 2,645 Views / 61 Replies  
Gtray is a Windows utility that sits in the system tray and periodically checks whether you received new e-mail. Would it be possible to have similar functionality coded as a menu extra? If so, is...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 18, 2004 at 07:42 AM, in Developer Center
Yes, it looks like Gmail is having some problems... 16,146 Views / 665 Replies  
Yes, it looks like Gmail is having some problems right now. Their server in inaccessible ... perhaps, upgrades or something.
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 17, 2004 at 07:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I don't like 0.9 ... the new look sucks ... I am... 1,718 Views / 40 Replies  
I don't like 0.9 ... the new look sucks ... I am not too hot on the changes made to the menus ... it could not even import FF 0.8 bookmarks WTF? ... yeah. I'm sticking with 0.8 for now.
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 15, 2004 at 03:36 PM, in Applications
I'll check IMsafe out. I am primarily inrerested... 1,551 Views / 26 Replies  
I'll check IMsafe out. I am primarily inrerested in quick'n'easy inremental backups ... only files that changed on that day. I'm using SK now, just wish there was a way to exclude browser caches ......
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 15, 2004 at 02:54 AM, in Applications
Ok, Tried DejaVu, it worked ... but I don't... 1,551 Views / 26 Replies  
Ok,

Tried DejaVu, it worked ... but I don't like it.

psyncX - Worked, but failed to do incremental backup ... every time it copied every single file.

ChronoSync - Worked, but I have not...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 14, 2004 at 05:43 PM, in Applications
I have DejaVu (it came with Toast), but for some... 1,551 Views / 26 Replies  
I have DejaVu (it came with Toast), but for some reason I never tried it or used it. I don't schedule (PowerBook) and instead run everything manually ... so all the scheduling features are a waste...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 14, 2004 at 10:52 AM, in Applications
If anyone has Synk 4.2 dmg, kindly e-mail it to... 1,551 Views / 26 Replies  
If anyone has Synk 4.2 dmg, kindly e-mail it to me.

Thank you.
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 14, 2004 at 10:05 AM, in Applications
Thanks. ChronoSync looks good for daily backups... 1,551 Views / 26 Replies  
Thanks. ChronoSync looks good for daily backups to FW HD and I already have a solution for monthly DVD backups.

I may also take a look at TriBankup that someone else recommended and Dantz.

Synk...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 14, 2004 at 05:40 AM, in Applications
Best backup program 1,551 Views / 26 Replies  
I've been using Synk 4.2 for some time now and it has been great. Unfortunately, I managed to delete it and Synk 5 keeps messing things up ... still beta and 4.2 is only available to registered Synk...
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 14, 2004 at 03:02 AM, in Applications
Convert ASF/WMV to Quicktime/MPEG 474 Views / 1 Replies  
I wonder if there is a Mac application to convert media from ASF/WMV to QuickTime/MPEG?
Posted by nsxpower, on Jun 11, 2004 at 09:16 AM, in Applications
I am trying to get it right for my own sake and... 4,506 Views / 56 Replies  
I am trying to get it right for my own sake and everybody elses benefit, but I keep messing it up. I keep getting a very slight blue/purple tint. You can really tell if you load a what is 25% / 50%...
Posted by nsxpower, on May 14, 2004 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok I gave it another try. This time I am more... 4,506 Views / 56 Replies  
Ok I gave it another try. This time I am more satisfied with the calibration although it is still off, I just can't put my finger on it. Get it here....
Posted by nsxpower, on May 14, 2004 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would not be surprised if it didn't work for... 4,506 Views / 56 Replies  
I would not be surprised if it didn't work for 12" LCDs since they are pretty different ;)
Posted by nsxpower, on May 13, 2004 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.w-a-s-a-b-i.com/archives/2004/04/21/cha... 499 Views / 5 Replies  
http://www.w-a-s-a-b-i.com/archives/2004/04/21/changing-default-browser-in-panther-intuitive/

Very Microsoft-esque ;)
Posted by nsxpower, on May 13, 2004 at 03:09 PM, in Applications
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