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hard to get away from something that is a... 4,424 Views / 47 Replies  
hard to get away from something that is a universe standard, no?

vista looks very promising.
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 11, 2006 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
macbook size is hardly anything new and... 65,098 Views / 767 Replies  
macbook size is hardly anything new and innovative. it's a good size, but nothing to write home about. since the size has pretty much been around for many, many years or eons by technology...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 10, 2006 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm a new mac user. 17" hi-res. the OS has... 4,399 Views / 61 Replies  
i'm a new mac user. 17" hi-res.

the OS has given me the beachball and hunge up a few times. nothing special.

overall, i like it a lot. no nonesense. very pretty interface. good integration.
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 10, 2006 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my bad man. :) the whole utopian perfection... 777 Views / 10 Replies  
my bad man. :)

the whole utopian perfection tone just made me laugh

hardly any perfection in these powerbooks for us anal fockers
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 9, 2006 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bet you it does. when did you check it? where... 777 Views / 10 Replies  
bet you it does. when did you check it? where did you check it?;)
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 9, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i think it's great for what you're looking for... 4,399 Views / 61 Replies  
i think it's great for what you're looking for sunhawk.

bottom line, i went thru a new 15, and now 2 17s.

15 had the systemic black lines issue.

first 17 had the delete key not working...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 8, 2006 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
not to spoil your parade, but put your new 17"... 777 Views / 10 Replies  
not to spoil your parade, but put your new 17" hi-res to sleep via the apple pull down menu with the lid open. make sure bluetooth is on.

does your screen flicker on the right hand side?
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 8, 2006 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree with you. 3,746 Views / 49 Replies  
I agree with you.
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 7, 2006 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the alu powerbook is a classic design that'll... 4,399 Views / 61 Replies  
the alu powerbook is a classic design that'll look modern for at least a couple of more years. unless the next pB design is truly radical with much improved screens and some...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 5, 2006 at 10:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
how the heck did apple decide to swap out a 120gb... 1,531 Views / 18 Replies  
how the heck did apple decide to swap out a 120gb to a 100gb?
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 4, 2006 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
so cobra what kinda drive did you get? hitachi... 1,531 Views / 18 Replies  
so cobra what kinda drive did you get? hitachi 100gb or 120gb? seagate?

turns out this noise is normal.
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 4, 2006 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the disk utility checked out fine. thx dude. 1,531 Views / 18 Replies  
the disk utility checked out fine.

thx dude.
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 4, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
so how do i run that SMART test?? i thought... 1,531 Views / 18 Replies  
so how do i run that SMART test?? i thought hitachi didn't offer a 120gb model or did you get the 100gb drive?
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 3, 2006 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
how do i find out about this failure? how do i... 1,531 Views / 18 Replies  
how do i find out about this failure? how do i run this SMART system test?
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 3, 2006 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my 120gb 17" hard drive makes an intermittent... 1,531 Views / 18 Replies  
my 120gb 17" hard drive makes an intermittent click noise... maybe every 30 seconds or so??? i'm wondering if this is normal. operation seems to be fine. it's brand new laptop.

it stops if i...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Jan 3, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: that desk looks minimalist tight. i like it. ... 1,077,787 Views / 4,110 Replies  
that desk looks minimalist tight. i like it.

y'all sure are apple nerds with the multiple machines. i'm just a casual end user... 17" 1.67Ghz h-res
Posted by BENJMNS, on Dec 31, 2005 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
same deal. right or left, it's just a bit more... 32,363 Views / 314 Replies  
same deal. right or left, it's just a bit more apparent on the left side than the right side for some odd reason.

and the funny thing is, i saw the same "issues" on the 17" units i checked out. ...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Dec 28, 2005 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
also, what i've noticed is that the banding and... 32,363 Views / 314 Replies  
also, what i've noticed is that the banding and the scan lines are at its "worst" when you place the pics on the upper left hand part of the LCD screen. try it and move it around. the lower This...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Dec 28, 2005 at 03:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm typing from the apple store on the 30"... 32,363 Views / 314 Replies  
i'm typing from the apple store on the 30" display. i checked out the 17" with that cranky cat pic.... and it showed the same issues as on the 15". on the 30", no moving scan lines, no weird black...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Dec 28, 2005 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
had the 20" and returned it. why? the... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
had the 20" and returned it. why?

the resolution isn't high enough at its optimal setting. it doesn't display too much more than the new 15" panels on the powerbook.

it's 23" or 30" for me
Posted by BENJMNS, on Dec 27, 2005 at 03:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i have a new 15" and just found out about the... 2,501 Views / 42 Replies  
i have a new 15" and just found out about the weird lines. doesn't bug me too much but if there's a fix, great.

overall, i like the powerbook for casual, home use. i prefer the Windows OS for...
Posted by BENJMNS, on Dec 26, 2005 at 02:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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