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Problems with Macbook Screen - flickering, brightness 2,893 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone. I have a Macbook that is two years old running the newest version of OS X. All of a sudden today I started having issues with my screen. First, when I woke it from sleep it was as dim as...
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 27, 2008 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pages: Blue Background, White Text? 213 Views / 0 Replies  
One of my favorite "features" of Word is that it allows you to use the old Word Perfect style of blue background and white text when you type. Is that possible in Pages? I can't find it.

Thanks...
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 8, 2007 at 07:25 AM, in Applications
When you are in Safari and you want to type in a... 3,570 Views / 37 Replies  
When you are in Safari and you want to type in a new url, it seems you have to scroll all the way to the top. You don't. Just touch the very top of the screen, by the time/battery, and it will jump...
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 4, 2007 at 08:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't think it's so bad. It's no Wi-Fi or... 3,526 Views / 31 Replies  
I don't think it's so bad. It's no Wi-Fi or anything but if you have a drop of patience or browse 2 different webpages at the same time, its fine.
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 3, 2007 at 06:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't have one yet but I've heard their... 4,380 Views / 109 Replies  
I don't have one yet but I've heard their activiation servers are getting slammed, that it can take up for 4 hours for the activiation to work.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 29, 2007 at 10:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Now they are saying 2-4 weeks to ship. I'm just... 771 Views / 5 Replies  
Now they are saying 2-4 weeks to ship. I'm just hoping to get it at a store next week.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 29, 2007 at 10:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
To above poster, apparently the screen does get... 3,084 Views / 93 Replies  
To above poster, apparently the screen does get smudges but using a shirt they come off quite easily.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 29, 2007 at 08:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yeah he's begging for money. 2,841 Views / 52 Replies  
Yeah he's begging for money.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 26, 2007 at 10:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'll probably just add it to my renters... 12,086 Views / 33 Replies  
I'll probably just add it to my renters insurance, like my laptop.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 24, 2007 at 09:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmm ... I hope so. What's odd is in the videos... 26,746 Views / 19 Replies  
Hmm ... I hope so. What's odd is in the videos I've never once seen someone have to choose which mailbox to send from. But then again, maybe they just used one e-mail account on the demos in order to...
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 24, 2007 at 09:28 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Do you guys think the Apple store on 5th avenue... 829 Views / 19 Replies  
Do you guys think the Apple store on 5th avenue (the one that is open 24 hours a day) will still have stock left like first thing Saturday morning, like 7am or something like that? I have to imagine...
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 23, 2007 at 03:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's a flat out lie. There is a federal law... 3,084 Views / 93 Replies  
That's a flat out lie. There is a federal law that makes cell phone porting a mandatory and free option.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 21, 2007 at 04:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Always Reverting to Icon View 222 Views / 3 Replies  
For some reason, my folders keep reverting to icon view. I open a folder, change it to column view, and I close the folder. When I reopen it, it's back in icon view. Any suggestions? Thanks.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:44 AM, in Mac OS X
This is what I'm assuming as well. You put in... 561 Views / 19 Replies  
This is what I'm assuming as well. You put in your default address when you start the program and if you need to change it based on where you are at that moment you can, but if you don't, it will pop...
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 10, 2007 at 11:10 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I didn't see this posted and this seems pretty... 108,393 Views / 2,183 Replies  
I didn't see this posted and this seems pretty important for Leopard. Apparently pretty big UI changes are coming. From wired.

http://www.wired.com/software/coolapps/news/2007/06/core_anim
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 10, 2007 at 11:07 AM, in Mac OS X
I've never been a fan of the Apple headphones but... 1,122 Views / 10 Replies  
I've never been a fan of the Apple headphones but I've never had a problem like the one you described in the limited time I've used them. Go get an exchange.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 3, 2007 at 05:07 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Worst fake I've ever seen. 660 Views / 4 Replies  
Worst fake I've ever seen.
Posted by Phil333, on Apr 21, 2007 at 11:26 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sadly I break the WoW theory. I don't have it on... 741 Views / 17 Replies  
Sadly I break the WoW theory. I don't have it on this computer. I do have a Logitech mouse but I don't use their software, I use USB Overdrive for mouse preferences. And I've had this mouse for well...
Posted by Phil333, on Mar 14, 2007 at 06:43 AM, in Mac OS X
I know this thread is two years old but I'm... 741 Views / 17 Replies  
I know this thread is two years old but I'm having this problem too all of a sudden, running the latest build of OSX. Thought maybe someone could offer a solution.

Thanks.
Posted by Phil333, on Mar 12, 2007 at 06:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Bump since I'm trying to do the same thing. I... 11,963 Views / 9 Replies  
Bump since I'm trying to do the same thing. I want to move all the TV Shows I've downloaded to an External HD and have iTunes recognize that it should grab files from 2 places. Is that possible?
Posted by Phil333, on Feb 7, 2007 at 12:02 PM, in Applications
Bump because I'm trying to do this same thing and... 778 Views / 8 Replies  
Bump because I'm trying to do this same thing and am looking for an answer. Thanks.
Posted by Phil333, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't sort by online and away idle because so... 3,885 Views / 113 Replies  
I don't sort by online and away idle because so many people now a days (including myself) keep themselves on away when they are really there. So I just keep my list alphabetical divided into two...
Posted by Phil333, on Jan 28, 2007 at 09:32 AM, in Applications
I downloaded 1.0 and it is very cool, thanks for... 3,885 Views / 113 Replies  
I downloaded 1.0 and it is very cool, thanks for the advice guys. What are the cool features I should be looking out for/searching for? I'm sure there is some really cool stuff in here, I just don't...
Posted by Phil333, on Jan 25, 2007 at 05:37 AM, in Applications
Any idea when 1.0 is going to be officially... 3,885 Views / 113 Replies  
Any idea when 1.0 is going to be officially released? They have been on .89.1 for ever and I don't really feel like playing around with a potentially buggy 1.0.

For those of you who use 1.0, what...
Posted by Phil333, on Jan 22, 2007 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
Another 6 months until the new office? Damn. I'm... 671 Views / 17 Replies  
Another 6 months until the new office? Damn. I'm getting sick of Office for my MacBook. It's by far the slowest program w. the Intel chip.
Posted by Phil333, on Jan 22, 2007 at 01:34 PM, in Applications
Anyone? This is so frustrating. 803 Views / 3 Replies  
Anyone? This is so frustrating.
Posted by Phil333, on Nov 27, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in Applications
iTunes Store Down? 803 Views / 3 Replies  
I've been having serious problems w. the iTunes store the past couple of days. For some reason, the store is taking forever to load. Several minutes per page, if I'm lucky. Downloads of podcasts...
Posted by Phil333, on Nov 26, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Applications
Internet Cuts Out Randomly 333 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey guys. I have a MacBook. I don't think this is a problem with my computer but I wanted to check first before I drag the IT guy from my school down to my dorm to check out my socket. Randomly, my...
Posted by Phil333, on Oct 16, 2006 at 06:41 AM, in Networking
Where do I find Activity Viewer? 390 Views / 5 Replies  
Where do I find Activity Viewer?
Posted by Phil333, on Oct 9, 2006 at 06:09 AM, in Applications
Mail Crashes on Every Open 390 Views / 5 Replies  
All of a sudden today, with me not changing anything in my settings, Mail crashes everytime I open it. I open it, it hangs on trying to get the messages from my two IMAP servers (both of which are...
Posted by Phil333, on Oct 9, 2006 at 05:08 AM, in Applications
Parallels: XP Install Hangs 895 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey everyone. Installing XP on my Macbook, the XP install hangs when I do the Quick NTFS format. It quickly goes to 20% and just stays there and stays there. I've tried restarting Parallels and such...
Posted by Phil333, on Sep 20, 2006 at 12:06 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Color Sharpness 268 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey guys. I just got my new Macbook and am loving it. I transferred everything from my old Powerbook and that was so flawless, I can't believe it. However, one thing I'm noticing is the color...
Posted by Phil333, on Sep 6, 2006 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah Macbooks are delayed by a week or two. No... 1,470 Views / 21 Replies  
Yeah Macbooks are delayed by a week or two. No biggie.
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 27, 2006 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook Battery Recall 3,537 Views / 119 Replies  
From the WSJ:

SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Computer Inc. is issuing its own big recall of laptop computer batteries, on the heels of a recall by rival Dell Inc. that cast a harsh light on the perils of...
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 24, 2006 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great cms. Thanks. I'll just get a bunch of... 1,368 Views / 11 Replies  
Great cms. Thanks. I'll just get a bunch of adapters then and maybe one voltage converter just to have as a spare in case (for non Apple electronics).
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 20, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay guys thanks for the info. cms/wataru -... 1,368 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay guys thanks for the info.

cms/wataru - What devices will I need a voltage converter with? Will my Nano need a converter or just an adapter? The thing that charges my camera battery? Etc etc....
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 20, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
bump 1,368 Views / 11 Replies  
bump
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 19, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay I'm just confused about what exactly is... 1,368 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay I'm just confused about what exactly is needed to plus in American electronics. I've heard you just need an adapter but some people say you can short out your electronics if you don't do it...
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 18, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
World Adapter Kit for Macbook? 1,368 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey guys. I'm going to be taking my MacBook with me to London for a year and was wondering about power. I was going to just buy the world adapter kit (because I might do some travelling in Europe as...
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 16, 2006 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Buy Now or Wait A Couple Weeks? 647 Views / 8 Replies  
Do you guys think it is okay to buy a MacBook now or do you think there might be some small improvements to speed/price in the week or two following WWDC?

Thanks
-Phil
Posted by Phil333, on Aug 8, 2006 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wish I could confirm this. My 512 MB Ram Stick... 1,196 Views / 26 Replies  
I wish I could confirm this. My 512 MB Ram Stick started screwing things up for me after a year or 18 months.
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 25, 2006 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. Simple solution. It's an IMAP account and... 307 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. Simple solution. It's an IMAP account and somehow the store messages on server check box got turned on. What sucks is that when I turned it off again it deleted all my sent messages on my...
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 25, 2006 at 09:02 AM, in Applications
Mail: Sent mail? 307 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey guys. I've been using Mail for two years now, no problems. Now, all of a sudden, when I send an e-mail, it's not going to my Sent items folder. I sent one last night, not there. Then I just...
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 24, 2006 at 09:14 AM, in Applications
Slingbox with Parallels 1,064 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey everyone. I was wondering if anyone had any experienced using Parallels and Slingbox. Seems like that is the only option until the OS X Slingbox client comes out in a couple months (if it isn't...
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 10, 2006 at 10:10 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Threads like this make me want to wait at least a... 28,424 Views / 72 Replies  
Threads like this make me want to wait at least a month before buying my MB.
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 3, 2006 at 11:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
bummp 335 Views / 2 Replies  
bummp
Posted by Phil333, on Jul 3, 2006 at 09:25 AM, in Networking
VPN Working on XP, not on OSX 335 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey everyone. My office uses a VPN for us to get onto the network when we are at home. On my Windows Machine at home, I get on the VPN just fine. Works great. On my OS X Machine (powerbook, latest...
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 29, 2006 at 09:17 PM, in Networking
Is there any difference in quality/heat/noise... 4,325 Views / 60 Replies  
Is there any difference in quality/heat/noise between the 1.8 and 2ghz models?
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 29, 2006 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AppleCare is essential with a laptop. I was saved... 1,585 Views / 21 Replies  
AppleCare is essential with a laptop. I was saved by it with my Powerbook and will always get it on any laptop purchase in the future.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 26, 2006 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I spotlighted skype and no log files are popping... 223 Views / 2 Replies  
I spotlighted skype and no log files are popping up. And I have restarted so that shouldn't be the problem.
Posted by Phil333, on Jun 9, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Applications
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