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Yes, it is. Wonderful machine, except it... 7,585 Views / 43 Replies  
Yes, it is. Wonderful machine, except it sometimes have trouble coming out of sleep after I moved it from point A to B.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Apr 6, 2008 at 07:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, I've been delaying updates for a while.... 320 Views / 3 Replies  
Actually, I've been delaying updates for a while. So I installed a dozen of Apple updates when a reboot didn't help. It still acted weird for a few hours, but a day later it was gone. I don't get it....
Posted by Ryan1524, on Apr 6, 2008 at 07:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
HELP: Odd Keyboard Behaviour 320 Views / 3 Replies  
My Macbook Pro started to behave strangely tonight. When certain keys are pressed on the KB, iTunes, VLC, or Quicktime will scan backwards to the beginning of the song/movie and resume playing from...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Apr 4, 2008 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
By putting it in the freezer, do you mean with it... 1,095 Views / 12 Replies  
By putting it in the freezer, do you mean with it running? or put it in for 10 minutes and take it out to attempt data extraction? The window was open, so having -6C air blow on it for 5-10 minutes...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Feb 15, 2008 at 04:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
On a normal day, the drive makes a beep/spin... 1,095 Views / 12 Replies  
On a normal day, the drive makes a beep/spin sound as I turn it on, and proceeds to make read/click noises, then it mounts. Now, it just keeps on alternating spinning noise from one drive to the...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Feb 14, 2008 at 12:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My (Full) 1TB Just died - Help!! 1,095 Views / 12 Replies  
I think my 1TB external HDD that's about 99% full just decided to went kaputski. Close to half of that amount is irreplacable. Any suggestions on how to revive it - even temporarily would be good.
...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Feb 14, 2008 at 01:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
3G or not, I'm getting whatever iPhone is... 874 Views / 10 Replies  
3G or not, I'm getting whatever iPhone is available after the expo.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jan 8, 2008 at 12:49 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had UNO too. Found a pattern. I'll try your... 511 Views / 2 Replies  
I had UNO too. Found a pattern. I'll try your thing and post back.

It works. thanks a million. :)
Posted by Ryan1524, on Mar 14, 2007 at 12:16 AM, in Applications
iTunes 7.1 White Screen problem 511 Views / 2 Replies  
I just upgraded to 10.4.9, and iTunes 7.1 I happen to do this all at once, so now I don't know who ****ed up. But my iTunes screen won't refresh. Once open, i can play, and advance songs, etc....
Posted by Ryan1524, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in Applications
Would you work for Nortel right now? 375 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm in a bit of a pickle. I'm in 3rd year electrical engineering, and I have two job offers for a 16 month internship. One is with RIM, a very dynamic and up-and-rising company. Another is with...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Mar 2, 2007 at 01:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use that puff thingy in the shower, seems to... 1,601 Views / 68 Replies  
I use that puff thingy in the shower, seems to work wonders for my skin, then there's the face scrub, and the shave every couple of days. Nothing fancy, but I'm definitely doing more than my...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Feb 4, 2007 at 02:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Chalk another one up for a Perfect display. My... 46,616 Views / 280 Replies  
Chalk another one up for a Perfect display. My housemate just got a 15" MBP C2D. It arrived about 2 weeks ago, and it's got even backlight (except very slight brightness near the bottom, but what...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Dec 21, 2006 at 05:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think we should be laughing at this at... 4,132 Views / 39 Replies  
I don't think we should be laughing at this at all. MS has had a long time to sit and watch who succeeds and who fails. Granted it's been mostly Apple succeeding and everybody else floundering, but...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jul 31, 2006 at 10:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Steve's sarcophagus and source of power is hidden... 878 Views / 9 Replies  
Steve's sarcophagus and source of power is hidden underneath the Fifth Avenue store. it sucks living power out of the store patrons and channels it to the Steve-ness to prolong his life. This way he...
Posted by Ryan1524, on May 22, 2006 at 02:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hope not, it looks awesome, but i think it'd be a... 542 Views / 6 Replies  
Hope not, it looks awesome, but i think it'd be a pain to replace in case it breaks. or if a key pops off. i want the optimus keyboard on the Pro line instead.
...
Posted by Ryan1524, on May 18, 2006 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've experienced both with my Powerbook. I bought... 5,876 Views / 75 Replies  
I've experienced both with my Powerbook. I bought a Crystal Film for it and installed it very very carefully, and was enjoying, yes - enjoying, the glossy screen for several months. I think it...
Posted by Ryan1524, on May 17, 2006 at 12:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i doubt it, look at the depression on the carpet.... 11,422 Views / 98 Replies  
i doubt it, look at the depression on the carpet. you can't make that kinda of depression wihtout putting some pressure on the book. even if it's not full weight, it's still pinned between the floor...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Apr 25, 2006 at 06:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
whoa, that's some risk you took there. 11,422 Views / 98 Replies  
whoa, that's some risk you took there.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Apr 23, 2006 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I carry my Powerbook open one handed all the... 11,422 Views / 98 Replies  
I carry my Powerbook open one handed all the time. i also hold it with one hand and open the lid with another. never held it up by the screen though, that's suicide for powerbooks.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Apr 23, 2006 at 04:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just get the Nikon. the D50 is an excellent... 468 Views / 4 Replies  
Just get the Nikon. the D50 is an excellent camera. very well built, but feels light and compact at the same time. I have the D70s, awesome camera.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Feb 26, 2006 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hm, this seems like an engineering job. are you... 1,191 Views / 17 Replies  
hm, this seems like an engineering job. are you sure your clients' software will run on a mac? there are quite a bit of engineering software out there that does not have mac versions.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Feb 11, 2006 at 01:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i wonder if the iBooks will now be called... 4,321 Views / 95 Replies  
i wonder if the iBooks will now be called MacBooks.

iMacBooks or Mac-iBooks seems retarded. or maybe it'll just remain iBooks..??

MacBook Home and MacBook Pro? (Win XP Home and Win XP Pro)....
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jan 18, 2006 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Person1: "You're buying a notebook?" Person2:... 4,321 Views / 95 Replies  
Person1: "You're buying a notebook?"
Person2: "No, i'm getting a MacBook"

i can see why Apple thinks it's a good idea to use that name. I like to call it ProBook though.

side note: before the...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jan 17, 2006 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Phil, i don't seem to get that. the Store bar... 1,530 Views / 45 Replies  
Phil, i don't seem to get that. the Store bar stayed hidden, and the list didn't turn into browse mode.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jan 11, 2006 at 04:03 AM, in Applications
'telBook (IntelBook) 1,315 Views / 39 Replies  
'telBook (IntelBook)
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jan 11, 2006 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
grab a disassembly guide from google (PB fixit... 5,979 Views / 8 Replies  
grab a disassembly guide from google (PB fixit guide or something like that), and try to clean out the coke as much as possible. or call apple and see how much it's gonna cost you to have them repair...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Dec 25, 2005 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mduell, if you're looking to maxximize the... 1,610 Views / 22 Replies  
mduell, if you're looking to maxximize the potential of your BT, i would recommend Sony Ericsson phones. they have an amazing system that allowed BT functions to work seamlessly with almost anything,...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Dec 14, 2005 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yes, but will the average consumer know that RPM... 1,610 Views / 22 Replies  
yes, but will the average consumer know that RPM matters as much as GHz or GB, or that screen resolution is different from screen size, or that gigabit ethernet is 10x faster than 10/100 ethernet, or...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Dec 13, 2005 at 05:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'd wait until it's displayed in Software Update,... 642 Views / 4 Replies  
i'd wait until it's displayed in Software Update, just to make sure Apple knows about it and ensures there are no problems with it. good thing you can set it back with voiceover though.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Dec 7, 2005 at 03:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Flurry Screensaver as iTunes Visualizer ?? 758 Views / 1 Replies  
We all know the Flurry screensaver is incredibly beautiful, but here's an idea to make it even cooler. What if it's linked to MUSIC?? i've watched that screensaver bounce around my screen gracefully...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Nov 9, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in Applications
i can see it too. i guess people who are not used... 33,073 Views / 314 Replies  
i can see it too. i guess people who are not used to seeing that deep or even looking for the lines wouldn't have found them. ignorance is bliss in this case. i just got a friend to buy a new 15" PB....
Posted by Ryan1524, on Nov 2, 2005 at 03:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm in univ. for Elec and Biomedical Engineering.... 3,521 Views / 70 Replies  
i'm in univ. for Elec and Biomedical Engineering.

i use it mainly for:
-coding (XCode)
-report writing (Pages/Word)
-presentations (Keynote)
-web
-mail
-photo post-processing (i i have a...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Oct 26, 2005 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my PB slowed down after tiger too, and i first... 470 Views / 2 Replies  
my PB slowed down after tiger too, and i first thought this was a software problem, but then my harddrive died and the symptomps were simply a freeze with beachballing. first two times it required me...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Oct 7, 2005 at 12:15 AM, in Mac OS X
hm, that's an interesting concept, keep the... 2,711 Views / 41 Replies  
hm, that's an interesting concept, keep the outsides silver, and the insides black. or vice versa. that might work.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Sep 18, 2005 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i personally would prefer matte black rather than... 2,711 Views / 41 Replies  
i personally would prefer matte black rather than have a nice polished surface with a million finger prints on it. have you seen the Black Razr. sleekest. phone. ever. too bad the features are crap...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Sep 18, 2005 at 01:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i vote for black or gunmetal(dark silver)... 2,711 Views / 41 Replies  
i vote for black or gunmetal(dark silver) anodized aluminum. much like the Black V3 razr. slick. :)
Posted by Ryan1524, on Sep 17, 2005 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://static.flickr.com/31/44163928_e2d7b4fc6e.jp... 4,456 Views / 35 Replies  
http://static.flickr.com/31/44163928_e2d7b4fc6e.jpg

BIG (http://static.flickr.com/31/44163928_e2d7b4fc6e_b.jpg)


Best. iPod. Ever.


now what should i do with my 3rd Gen 20Gb with its...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Sep 17, 2005 at 09:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
sizzling keys was the culprit?? wtf? lol. it... 674 Views / 6 Replies  
sizzling keys was the culprit?? wtf? lol. it never caused problems before. thx for the tip.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Sep 7, 2005 at 04:11 PM, in Applications
THESE ARE SWEET. someone please, please... 9,656 Views / 86 Replies  
THESE ARE SWEET.

someone please, please pretty please, with a cherry on top, make these themes. especially the orion's and Stealth.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Sep 6, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in GUI Customization
i agree. but the speed difference seems... 585 Views / 8 Replies  
i agree.

but the speed difference seems quite significant as well. so it relaly depends on what your priorities are. can you deal with feeling cramped?
Posted by Ryan1524, on Aug 29, 2005 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep. i have 15" Powerbook, 1.5 Ghz, and... 2,000 Views / 46 Replies  
Yep.

i have 15" Powerbook, 1.5 Ghz, and it's my one and only computer. i use it for school mostly - papers, reports, coding, some photoshop, games, music, web and mail, etc. i plug it to a 15"...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Aug 15, 2005 at 12:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
holy sweet jesus batman. that is one fine... 913 Views / 9 Replies  
holy sweet jesus batman. that is one fine notebook. i'd say the design is not that far from our 17" Powerbook. it's one of the nicest PC notebooks i've ever seen, and it seems like the the features...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Aug 11, 2005 at 03:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: i have the School hymn, the first sleeves... 446,739 Views / 1,153 Replies  
i have the School hymn, the first sleeves crumpler released. it's not much protection on its own, but it works extremely well if it's inside another bag, especially if that outer bag has some padding...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jul 23, 2005 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: i have a North Face Borealis, and i slip my PB in... 446,739 Views / 1,153 Replies  
i have a North Face Borealis, and i slip my PB in it along with the Crumpler sleeve. this is my second Borealis, cause the old one didn't have any padding on the laptop compartment, and i dented my...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jul 16, 2005 at 05:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thank you!! fianlly, someone else who openly... 1,118,663 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thank you!! fianlly, someone else who openly admits thatg lightsabers are cool. people always call me a nerd/dork for having one of those, until they hold it in their hands that is. :D
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jun 27, 2005 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i use both. 1,558 Views / 14 Replies  
i use both.
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jun 25, 2005 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: in my new place: ... 1,118,663 Views / 4,110 Replies  
in my new place:

http://photos15.flickr.com/21471529_5045007bff.jpg
Big (http://photos15.flickr.com/21471529_5045007bff_b.jpg)

http://photos15.flickr.com/21471665_e46a98a928.jpg
Big...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jun 25, 2005 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
obviously there's a division between the 12" and... 804 Views / 12 Replies  
obviously there's a division between the 12" and 15" fans. i for one found the screen on the 12" too cramped on my dad's 12" iBook when i was using it even for just a little while. on the other hand,...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jun 15, 2005 at 04:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i debated long and hard between the 12" and 15",... 804 Views / 12 Replies  
i debated long and hard between the 12" and 15", but in the end, i went with the 15" and never looked back. the larger screen is more than enough justification to go with the model. it's really...
Posted by Ryan1524, on Jun 14, 2005 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
^he must've drawn it from personal experience. :D 11,666 Views / 404 Replies  
^he must've drawn it from personal experience. :D
Posted by Ryan1524, on May 21, 2005 at 04:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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