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How about fastmac? 622 Views / 2 Replies  
I also read about Fastmac saying their batteries have more capacity that the standard ones from Apple. Even though the marginal capacity might not make much of a difference, how do they fare up as...
Posted by marsbt, on Dec 27, 2009 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP Battery dead needs replacement 622 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

It has been a long time since I posted here. I hope everyone the best of holidays and a wonderful new year.

My MBP 15" A1150 is showing that the battery is not charging. It shows only...
Posted by marsbt, on Dec 27, 2009 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Grrr.... that means I will have to shell out that... 4,007 Views / 12 Replies  
Grrr.... that means I will have to shell out that much if a MLB change is needed :rolleyes:

My brother was talking to me about this and said that I had paid $2500 for this thing and such is the...
Posted by marsbt, on Jul 5, 2008 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
$700!!! for the MLB. It would be economical for... 4,007 Views / 12 Replies  
$700!!! for the MLB. It would be economical for me to buy the Apple Care which will extend my warranty till about mid 2009 and then take it to AASP.
Posted by marsbt, on Jul 4, 2008 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Simon, was your MBP under warranty? Would you... 4,007 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi Simon, was your MBP under warranty? Would you know how much it cost for the new fan and MLB? That would give me an idea of how much to expect.

mkerr64: yes, that is a possibility too.
Posted by marsbt, on Jul 1, 2008 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ran the Hardware Diagnostic tool today and it... 4,007 Views / 12 Replies  
I ran the Hardware Diagnostic tool today and it didn't find any error during either of the normal test or the extended test. Does that mean that the problem is most likely to be with the fan...
Posted by marsbt, on Jun 28, 2008 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I downloaded the smcFanControl application to see... 4,007 Views / 12 Replies  
I downloaded the smcFanControl application to see if it is the fan which is making the noise. It won't be able to solve the issue. Narrowing down the cause was the objective in using smcFanControl.
...
Posted by marsbt, on Jun 27, 2008 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Pro right fan noise 4,007 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi, I have noticed that my MBP a constant clicking sound was coming from the top right side of the keyboard. I checked with a DVD to see if it was the optical drive and it didn't make a difference....
Posted by marsbt, on Jun 26, 2008 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oops, sorry, I just read about the lawsuit!... 436 Views / 4 Replies  
oops, sorry, I just read about the lawsuit! Should have searched before posting.
Posted by marsbt, on Feb 18, 2008 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MBP LCD colour dept 436 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I have been researching about LCD monitors these days as my SONY screen died a few days ago. While reading about them I read that the cheaper LCD monitors have only 6-bits/colour than the...
Posted by marsbt, on Feb 18, 2008 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple Care - iPod (Canada) $20 459 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

This weekend, I found Shopper's Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Quebec) selling Apple Care (iPod) package at $19.99 CAD. The price being much better than regular ($69.99 CAD), I bought one...
Posted by marsbt, on Nov 26, 2007 at 01:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I agree with JoshuaZ. I have a 2.0GHz MBP and... 1,335 Views / 12 Replies  
I agree with JoshuaZ. I have a 2.0GHz MBP and just recently bought 1GB RAM to have a total of 2GB. For normal activity e.g. browsers with several tabs, itunes, calendar, 2-3 terminals, I haven't seen...
Posted by marsbt, on Nov 21, 2007 at 08:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I understand that the last one is an empty folder... 491 Views / 3 Replies  
I understand that the last one is an empty folder showing the current and parent directory links. I added its listing to indicate that the folders in those weird folders are all empty.

If they are...
Posted by marsbt, on Nov 18, 2007 at 11:52 PM, in macOS
I tested Leopard on a USB external device. Even... 24,480 Views / 420 Replies  
I tested Leopard on a USB external device. Even though I was running it from a USB disk, the performance was quite nice. The interface is definitely very polished and unified. But for me it too much...
Posted by marsbt, on Nov 12, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in macOS
Wierd folders in root directory 491 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

I'm (still) using Tiger and just noticed some wierd folders which I am sure I didn't create. Does anyone know anything about these? Please shed some light so that if they are not needed, I...
Posted by marsbt, on Nov 12, 2007 at 06:41 PM, in macOS
Simplest method to copy a data CD or DVD: ... 91,144 Views / 56 Replies  
Simplest method to copy a data CD or DVD:

Open Terminal (Applications>Utilities>Terminal)
Use the following command to make a digital copy of the data on a data CD or DVD
/dev/disk1 is the...
Posted by marsbt, on Nov 12, 2007 at 06:35 PM, in macOS
Is there any difference if I used my friend's... 476 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there any difference if I used my friend's copy and installed it over the weekend. My school bookstore says they will only get it by Monday and I want to get it over with during the weekend.
...
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:26 PM, in macOS
Oh, so the Mac enthusiasts have finally... 895 Views / 25 Replies  
Oh, so the Mac enthusiasts have finally discovered the concept of multiple desktops! And I thought Leopard had introduced something revolutionary.
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:22 PM, in macOS
No. Its been playing everything fine for me since... 526 Views / 1 Replies  
No. Its been playing everything fine for me since the last 3weeks I have had it.
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
From my searches on apple's discussions: someone... 1,673 Views / 4 Replies  
From my searches on apple's discussions: someone wrote that coverflow works with artist names and not album names. If that is the case, the behaviour is as expected. However, I still don't like the...
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 25, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, and apologies for the typo. I think I was... 697 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, and apologies for the typo. I think I was hungry earlier and ate the second "f". You can check the foof shop at foofbag - Apple MacBook Sleeve, iBook Sleeve, Powerbook sleeve // foofpod - iPod...
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 25, 2007 at 06:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Another problem I noticed in addition to the... 1,673 Views / 4 Replies  
Another problem I noticed in addition to the multiple album covers in cover flow is that even descriptions for the calender are not wrapped. If I have a long description of an even, it goes goes to...
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 25, 2007 at 04:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Will do as soon as I get mine- for iPod Classic... 697 Views / 3 Replies  
Will do as soon as I get mine- for iPod Classic though. Its enroute to me from foopod.com ...should be there tomorrow or early next week.
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 25, 2007 at 03:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Safari 3.0 for Tiger 962 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi,

Don't know if this has been asked or not. I did a quick search but didn't see other posts. Will Safari 3.0 be released for Tiger? Or will users have to upgrade to Leopard to enjoy the non-beta...
Posted by marsbt, on Oct 17, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in Applications
Nvu Tutorial... 444 Views / 3 Replies  
Nvu Tutorial (http://ghaint.no-ip.org/~k2/moz/nvutut.html)
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 23, 2007 at 12:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Photo Management for Mac and Windows 454 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

This is a bit of a peculiar advice I want. A colleague wants to order a bunch of pictures (a few hundred) and categorize them via various tags (and also add meta data with each). This...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 22, 2007 at 12:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pictures please :) 504 Views / 5 Replies  
Pictures please :)
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There is a lot of information about batteries in... 439 Views / 2 Replies  
There is a lot of information about batteries in the documentation which comes installed on your MBP. But you can also read about the Li-Ion battery technology more at Apple - Batteries...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 21, 2007 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
and is available publicly Will’s Home Making... 1,353 Views / 4 Replies  
and is available publicly
Will’s Home Making New iPods work in Linux! (http://www.backdot.com/?p=50)

aaand will be incorporated in libgpod in near future :D
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 21, 2007 at 12:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Isn't that code already widely available ....... 1,353 Views / 4 Replies  
Isn't that code already widely available .... though a bit intimidating to use for noobs.

Another questions: will the new iPod Classic need to be registered via iTunes for the user to be able to...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 21, 2007 at 11:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod 30GB or iPod Classic with Linux 1,353 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello all,

I am planning to get an iPod and wanted some advice. I'm looking at the 30GB iPod ($189) and the regular iPod Classic ($249). With the Canadian $ almost equal to the US$, I will just...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 21, 2007 at 10:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Taking into the account that CAD reached parity... 546 Views / 7 Replies  
Taking into the account that CAD reached parity today with the USD, I'm tempted to buy an iPod from the US. I have my eye on a refurbished A condition 30GB iPod Black ($189) or the iPod Classic $250....
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 20, 2007 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Pricing with changing CAD 546 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi all,

I was wondering how the changing value of US$ and CAD affect Apple product prices. Apple Store has the Macbook starting at USD$1099 and CAD1249. Earlier when the Canadian dollar was about...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 20, 2007 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm not being a prick here. I am just stating... 674 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm not being a prick here. I am just stating what I have observed. Since the last few months charge applet does not go to 100% and neither does the Power section in System Profiler indicate that it...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 19, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
another update I left the battery to drain... 674 Views / 12 Replies  
another update

I left the battery to drain and the MBP slept for about 7hrs. Then I charged it overnight. Now the battery indicator says 99% and the system information shows the following:
...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 19, 2007 at 10:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
tinkered: yes, I was making a claim about faulty... 674 Views / 12 Replies  
tinkered: yes, I was making a claim about faulty battery which Apple says is covered 2 years after the MBP purchase.(see link for battery update I gave above). However, the support person was adamant...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 18, 2007 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Simon for the reply. I think that earlier... 674 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks Simon for the reply. I think that earlier on (when I got the free replacement battery) the full charge capacity was about 5200 or 5400 (can't remember exactly). Does apple say somewhere what...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 18, 2007 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On searching apple.com for battery issues I found... 674 Views / 12 Replies  
On searching apple.com for battery issues I found this Apple - Support - MacBook and MacBook Pro Battery Update (http://www.apple.com/support/macbook_macbookpro/batteryupdate/) and the battery does...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 18, 2007 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We have a local newsgroup which gets posts for... 305 Views / 2 Replies  
We have a local newsgroup which gets posts for people wanting to buy/sell anything. People contact by phone and deal goes through if they like the price. See if you have a London Buy/Sell newsgroup....
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 18, 2007 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, it is properly seated. I left the MBP... 674 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes, it is properly seated. I left the MBP running overnight and now it says 99% full. This is also something that doesn't feel right. Whenever I charge it, it goes only to 99% and not till 100%. Is...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 18, 2007 at 08:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got this MBP from Smalldog. They have been very... 1,025 Views / 9 Replies  
I got this MBP from Smalldog. They have been very nice in all respects except that at the time I bought this they wouldn't have sold the MBP to me online. That is only due to the Apple contract they...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 17, 2007 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery shows 0% all the time 674 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi,

Hi I started my Macbook Pro today and noticed that the battery indicator shows 0% capacity. But the computer kept on working without going to sleep. After using it for about 15minutes, the...
Posted by marsbt, on Sep 17, 2007 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
does apple use water paints for their Macs... 860 Views / 14 Replies  
does apple use water paints for their Macs :confused:
Posted by marsbt, on Jul 13, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have done the Macbook Battery Update 1.2 and... 1,371 Views / 20 Replies  
I have done the Macbook Battery Update 1.2 and haven't got the battery to charge 100% since. It never goes beyond 99%. I have let it drain off while working and let it stay drained for about 24hrs...
Posted by marsbt, on Jul 12, 2007 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw this thing with Yank files but am a bit... 10,506 Views / 7 Replies  
I saw this thing with Yank files but am a bit apprehensive about using it. Does anyone have any experience using it?

Mac OS X really needs something like dpkg for package management!
Posted by marsbt, on May 29, 2007 at 12:23 AM, in Applications
You could try Q (http://www.kju-app.org/kju/)?... 766 Views / 6 Replies  
You could try Q (http://www.kju-app.org/kju/)? (check system requirements to see if you can run it on our machine)
Posted by marsbt, on May 29, 2007 at 12:03 AM, in Applications
OreoCookie as far as I understand Aperture Trial... 10,506 Views / 7 Replies  
OreoCookie as far as I understand Aperture Trial comes as a kpkg and installs stuff in various places. It first checks for hardware compatibility and hence installs something for that. Does Lightroom...
Posted by marsbt, on May 28, 2007 at 11:49 PM, in Applications
Uninstalling Lightroom or Aperture 10,506 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi,

I am thinking of testing Lightroom and Aperture for the RAW images I work on. Both are available from their parent companies with a trial period license. Before I spend an amount in the order...
Posted by marsbt, on May 28, 2007 at 11:15 PM, in Applications
I had one question before I "try" any of those.... 1,157 Views / 10 Replies  
I had one question before I "try" any of those. Is there way to completely uninstall either of them after trying them out? I haven't found any information on the net about uninstalling LR. I don't...
Posted by marsbt, on May 28, 2007 at 05:07 PM, in Applications
Chioce :cool: 1,111 Views / 11 Replies  
Chioce :cool:
Posted by marsbt, on May 7, 2007 at 10:07 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
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