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Thanks guy, I've finally decided on the refurb... 665 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks guy, I've finally decided on the refurb 2.4. Other than the matte screen, I think another best thing is cheap upgrade to 4GB of RAM. I also upgraded the HD to 320GB myself for cheap. So far...
Posted by phantomo, on Nov 16, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help me decide: New MB 2.4GHz or Refurb last gen 2.4GHz MBP? 665 Views / 6 Replies  
Wanted to upgrade my wife's 1GHz PowerBook 12" and waited for the new gen of MB/MBP.

Now that the new ones are out, I think the new MacBooks are overpriced especially in this economy. Looking at...
Posted by phantomo, on Oct 19, 2008 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't believe this get passed QA ... Is this funny or just mean?! 1,057 Views / 30 Replies  
Boys & girls, if you are on a network with PCs. Try this:

1. Open a Finder window
2. Switch to Coverflow view
3. Click on "All" under "Shared" on the sidebar
4. Select any workgroup or domain...
Posted by phantomo, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:47 AM, in Mac OS X
I have the same concern and would like to find... 16,072 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the same concern and would like to find the answer before getting one.

Let rephrase the question:
For the enclosure (connected to the mac directly) that do shut down power to the HD after...
Posted by phantomo, on Mar 5, 2007 at 04:10 AM, in Networking
Tiresias, sorry, I couldn't resist, what is a... 1,355 Views / 15 Replies  
Tiresias, sorry, I couldn't resist, what is a "11" PowerBook and 18" MacBook Pro"??? :stick:

Anyway, if you need it then buy it. From the CPU point of view, Intel will always update their CPU...
Posted by phantomo, on Feb 13, 2007 at 03:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, I don't quite get you. You just want to... 530 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry, I don't quite get you. You just want to buy the MBP SuperDrive parts?
Posted by phantomo, on Feb 9, 2007 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No problem. Glad to help. BTW, if you don't... 37,863 Views / 10 Replies  
No problem. Glad to help. BTW, if you don't need the music, you need "Restore" instead of "Reset". Reset is just like pressing the reset button on your computer.
Posted by phantomo, on Nov 1, 2006 at 10:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
To restore, just download and install iTunes 7. ... 37,863 Views / 10 Replies  
To restore, just download and install iTunes 7. Plug-in your iPod and you will find out how.

Apple - Support - iPod Five Rs Assistant (http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/five_rs/)
Posted by phantomo, on Nov 1, 2006 at 09:37 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It is sure one good way to clear old inventory. ... 2,783 Views / 20 Replies  
It is sure one good way to clear old inventory. I like trying out what's new and improved so I will just have to defer my order. BTW, I use Shure E4c with my 5th gen and I couldn't go back to...
Posted by phantomo, on Nov 1, 2006 at 09:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Technically - you can. Legally - you are... 37,863 Views / 10 Replies  
Technically - you can.
Legally - you are stealing music. :thumbsdow
Posted by phantomo, on Nov 1, 2006 at 08:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hybrid HD in Mac laptop (oops, I mean notebook) possible? 669 Views / 5 Replies  
Hitachi, Samsung, Seagate and other manufacturers are coming out with hybrid harddrives next year. Will our existing MBPs or MBs support these drives? I've read Vista will support them. So is this...
Posted by phantomo, on Nov 1, 2006 at 04:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
He still didn't response but this made it to the... 3,462 Views / 46 Replies  
He still didn't response but this made it to the headlines on the front page...
Posted by phantomo, on Oct 31, 2006 at 07:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FYI, album art also take up a space. I have... 2,636 Views / 7 Replies  
FYI, album art also take up a space. I have around 3xx MB of album art from my 12.3GB collection.
Posted by phantomo, on Sep 30, 2006 at 09:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Easy, just eject the iPod from iTunes. It will... 1,147 Views / 9 Replies  
Easy, just eject the iPod from iTunes. It will change to "Charging" mode and will turn off the backlight.

edit: oops, I just realize pheoixash posted the same solution. Sorry.
Posted by phantomo, on Sep 30, 2006 at 09:31 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Same here, where is "Search"? I looked under... 2,690 Views / 18 Replies  
Same here, where is "Search"? I looked under Music like what they show on the webpage, not there.
Posted by phantomo, on Sep 13, 2006 at 04:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I can confirm my 1GHz 12" support core image. 571 Views / 6 Replies  
I can confirm my 1GHz 12" support core image.
Posted by phantomo, on Sep 6, 2006 at 05:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So how to test iSight under Boot Camp? Thanks. 8,535 Views / 66 Replies  
So how to test iSight under Boot Camp? Thanks.
Posted by phantomo, on Aug 16, 2006 at 01:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I connected my MBP to a 37" LG LCD TV with 1366 x... 1,047 Views / 4 Replies  
I connected my MBP to a 37" LG LCD TV with 1366 x 768 res. As long as your MBP is set to the native res of the LCD TV (1366x768 will be listed on the MBP upon connection), it will look fine.
Posted by phantomo, on Aug 4, 2006 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Found answer to the 2nd part of your question:... 610 Views / 4 Replies  
Found answer to the 2nd part of your question: http://www.barefeats.com/mbcd2.html
Posted by phantomo, on Aug 4, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wait... did you buy some 3rd party RAM? If so,... 977 Views / 10 Replies  
Wait... did you buy some 3rd party RAM? If so, try remove them and run your computer a while to see if that's the curprit.
Posted by phantomo, on Aug 3, 2006 at 05:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
leezer3, you bought the machine in mid-June but... 2,691 Views / 47 Replies  
leezer3, you bought the machine in mid-June but it could be manufactured in May, thus the battery is in the recall range.
Posted by phantomo, on Aug 3, 2006 at 01:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps your fingers are too dry? I had... 415 Views / 1 Replies  
Perhaps your fingers are too dry?

I had similar experience once in a while and I rub my fingers a little and everything back to normal.
Posted by phantomo, on Jul 31, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Or check this out:... 626 Views / 2 Replies  
Or check this out: https://support.apple.com/macbookpro15/batteryexchange/

Edit: Sorry, wasn't away someone replied already.
Posted by phantomo, on Jul 31, 2006 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What is your "computer" model? One of my... 607 Views / 2 Replies  
What is your "computer" model?

One of my friend's iBook 1.2GHz had similar problem, he went to Apple Service Center and ended up getting a new logic board and a new battery.
Posted by phantomo, on Jul 28, 2006 at 04:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 12" RB V runs on Dell 2405fpw at 1920x1200. ... 656 Views / 3 Replies  
My 12" RB V runs on Dell 2405fpw at 1920x1200. Not the fastest, but it works fine for day to day work.
Posted by phantomo, on Jul 26, 2006 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's the last resort before you bring it to... 32,628 Views / 29 Replies  
That's the last resort before you bring it to AppleStore.
Posted by phantomo, on Jul 15, 2006 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why worry? It is easy to do and it can't do any... 32,628 Views / 29 Replies  
Why worry? It is easy to do and it can't do any harm to your MacBook. Those steps clear many power / charging / strange behavior.
Posted by phantomo, on Jul 15, 2006 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried to reset the PRAM?... 32,628 Views / 29 Replies  
Have you tried to reset the PRAM? http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=2238
and/or the Power Manager Unit? http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303319
Posted by phantomo, on Jul 14, 2006 at 06:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you didn't change the settings, it should take... 613 Views / 5 Replies  
If you didn't change the settings, it should take a little longer for the MBP to fall into sleep. It is because of "Safe Sleep". See details here: http://n00.be/archives/300
Posted by phantomo, on Jun 29, 2006 at 02:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think no one makes one (correct me if I am... 995 Views / 7 Replies  
I think no one makes one (correct me if I am wrong). If you take the battery out for too long, most PRAM settings will be gone. I tried it once and the date/time info need to be updated again.
Posted by phantomo, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bryanmc, thanks for the note. Just to ensure... 841 Views / 19 Replies  
Bryanmc, thanks for the note. Just to ensure KyleCheney@mac.com didn't just go out and buy a USB2 drive and think it will work without additional power.
Posted by phantomo, on May 28, 2006 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You seems to answered the question yourself -... 490 Views / 2 Replies  
You seems to answered the question yourself - cost! :D

Many professionals (I work in a TV station) are totally happy with what Apple is offering.
Posted by phantomo, on May 28, 2006 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Only some USB2 drives doesn't require additional... 841 Views / 19 Replies  
Only some USB2 drives doesn't require additional power. It all depends on the chipset and enclosure.
Posted by phantomo, on May 28, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. This is a software question, please go to the... 487 Views / 8 Replies  
1. This is a software question, please go to the software forum.
2. Apple doesn't make email program for Windows.
3. If you need to check email (assuming POP3, IMAP or webmail) under Windows, you...
Posted by phantomo, on May 28, 2006 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I assumed you have done an visual check if all... 985 Views / 6 Replies  
I assumed you have done an visual check if all the connecting gold dots are not blocked by some foreign particles between the magsafe connector and plug.
Posted by phantomo, on May 28, 2006 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you be more specific? Are you talking about... 985 Views / 6 Replies  
Can you be more specific? Are you talking about the cord from the power sock to the power adapter or the magsafe connector?
Posted by phantomo, on May 27, 2006 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am keeping both machine personally. When I go... 1,740 Views / 42 Replies  
I am keeping both machine personally. When I go to trips, I bring my 12" and if I need to do some serious work, I use the new 15.4".

I do carry around the MBP often as well and still getting use...
Posted by phantomo, on May 23, 2006 at 02:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try resetting your PRAM and PMU. 524 Views / 4 Replies  
Try resetting your PRAM and PMU.
Posted by phantomo, on May 23, 2006 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
15" MBP running cooler without battery 479 Views / 2 Replies  
Just read from increw.com (http://www.increw.com), if one remove the the battery from the MBP, the maximum frequency of MBP will drop down to 1000MHz so it will be cooler. :eek:

Don't know if...
Posted by phantomo, on May 22, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nothing at all. Regarding Expose and... 1,174 Views / 16 Replies  
Nothing at all.

Regarding Expose and flickers while dragging, that should be OS/GUI level issue but definitely not a problem.
Posted by phantomo, on May 22, 2006 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hm... not a conclusive statement. I am using M$... 1,352 Views / 35 Replies  
Hm... not a conclusive statement. I am using M$ Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 6000. It uses 1AA battery and I am still on the first battery since I owned this mouse for 2 months.
Posted by phantomo, on May 22, 2006 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When will MBP 15" get "Two Fingers Right Click w Trackpad"? 813 Views / 10 Replies  
Now that both MBP 17" and MB have the "Two Fingers Trackpad Right-Click" (equivalent of Ctrl + Click or Right Mouse Click), when will we MBP 15" owner get this functionality?

Apple, are you...
Posted by phantomo, on May 22, 2006 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have one foot on the Dark Side. Using Wireless... 1,352 Views / 35 Replies  
I have one foot on the Dark Side. Using Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 6000 from Microsoft now. It has smooth tracking, smooth scroll wheel and I programmed left and right scroll as page up and page...
Posted by phantomo, on May 18, 2006 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
apache2, is it MacBook or MacBook Pro you've got... 1,906 Views / 28 Replies  
apache2, is it MacBook or MacBook Pro you've got there?
Posted by phantomo, on May 18, 2006 at 01:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't care if the CPU can stand 100 deg C or... 1,287 Views / 18 Replies  
I don't care if the CPU can stand 100 deg C or not. All I know is that my MBP is burning my lap. And it is so hot I cannot touch the bottom side.
Posted by phantomo, on May 17, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I am getting between 81-85. If the new MacBook... 1,243 Views / 18 Replies  
I am getting between 81-85. If the new MacBook 2GHz is cooler than my MBP, Apple has to response.
Posted by phantomo, on May 17, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Updated, just as hot. 1,059 Views / 16 Replies  
Updated, just as hot.
Posted by phantomo, on May 17, 2006 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
marks.s, thanks you for your input. I've testing... 1,342 Views / 25 Replies  
marks.s, thanks you for your input. I've testing the MBP with the same procedure you provide and I am getting similar results except the full load temperature maintain at aorund 75-76 deg C. This...
Posted by phantomo, on May 11, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup, if you boot back to OS X, it should be... 655 Views / 5 Replies  
Yup, if you boot back to OS X, it should be normal because it will connect to time server and grab the correct time from time server (if this is set under System Preference).
Posted by phantomo, on May 8, 2006 at 05:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've downloaded this:... 1,342 Views / 25 Replies  
I've downloaded this: http://macbricol.free.fr/coreduotemp/ Because it is based on speedit, it will show the CPU temperature.

While playing 1080 HD Superman Trailer 2, my cpu went up to 72 deg C....
Posted by phantomo, on May 8, 2006 at 05:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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