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Does that optical drive, since it's a slimline,... 598 Views / 6 Replies  
Does that optical drive, since it's a slimline, work in laptops? If so, would it run in a Tibook?
Posted by omar96, on Apr 11, 2005 at 01:35 PM, in Marketplace
Newegg does not ship to the UK though...they... 830 Views / 11 Replies  
Newegg does not ship to the UK though...they don't even ship to Canada.

Truthfully, all you SHOULD need for your mini is the PC2700. The G4 in the machine runs at 167MHz, or DDR333, which is what...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 11, 2005 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
you know what would be cool and would kind of get... 11,577 Views / 326 Replies  
you know what would be cool and would kind of get around this "password for other user to shut down" business would be if the fast user switching would kind of hibernate the inactive users' sessions...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 11, 2005 at 10:52 AM, in Mac OS X
My first experience with a Mac was in OS 8 in the... 1,407 Views / 16 Replies  
My first experience with a Mac was in OS 8 in the music lab in college and I fell right into it but I was concerned that I wasn't doing things right, especially launching apps...was I really SUPPOSED...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 9, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Also, with WinXP SP 1 the DriverHeaven.com forums... 27,800 Views / 372 Replies  
Also, with WinXP SP 1 the DriverHeaven.com forums were full of threads about different build numbers
Posted by omar96, on Apr 7, 2005 at 11:26 AM, in Mac OS X
I have a retail OS 9.2.1 I'm selling in my thread... 341 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a retail OS 9.2.1 I'm selling in my thread if you need it, but I'm not sure it'll be useful with a G5
Posted by omar96, on Apr 7, 2005 at 07:42 AM, in Marketplace
OS X 10.3.5 pending 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
OS X 10.3.5 pending
Posted by omar96, on Apr 6, 2005 at 02:48 PM, in Marketplace
payment received for USB2.0 card 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
payment received for USB2.0 card
Posted by omar96, on Apr 6, 2005 at 10:49 AM, in Marketplace
Poll: These things go in cycles, though...in the '90s,... 1,600 Views / 29 Replies  
These things go in cycles, though...in the '90s, in successive years you had Windows 95B, Windows 95C, Windows98 first ed., Win98SE, and Windows ME (and if OS X development goes like Windows...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 6, 2005 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
OK, I've got SuperStar coming as well. So here's... 366 Views / 6 Replies  
OK, I've got SuperStar coming as well. So here's what I'm looking for:

House Party
Livin' Large
Hot Date
Unleased
Vacation

Good gravy...this really is a cash cow. :eek:
Posted by omar96, on Apr 6, 2005 at 08:11 AM, in Marketplace
Oh please oh please oh PPLLLLEEEEAAAAASSSE!!!!... 27,800 Views / 372 Replies  
Oh please oh please oh PPLLLLEEEEAAAAASSSE!!!! I've never been to an Apple store before and I'll be near Chicago that day...how great it would be to stop by one and pick up my copy of Tiger. :swoon:
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 10:24 PM, in Mac OS X
I see where Tyler's coming from...using smaller... 1,226 Views / 32 Replies  
I see where Tyler's coming from...using smaller icons doesn't help horizontal spacing, though it does help vertically. I eventually adapted and made a folder that I stuck on my desktop with my...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 10:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Hard drive sold on another forum USB2.0 card... 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
Hard drive sold on another forum

USB2.0 card pending discotronic.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 02:21 PM, in Marketplace
just curious: when you want from like...10.1 to... 388 Views / 5 Replies  
just curious: when you want from like...10.1 to 10.2, or 10.2 to 10.3, did you archive and install, or just do an upgrade? Archive and install is nearly as clean as a fresh installation, and if...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 01:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Paypal sent for The Sims. Now I jsut need... 366 Views / 6 Replies  
Paypal sent for The Sims.

Now I jsut need some expansions other than Makin Magic. :D
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 12:31 PM, in Marketplace
Would those iMacs boot off an external FW or... 950 Views / 3 Replies  
Would those iMacs boot off an external FW or USB2.0 optical drive? If so (and if you're worried about killing your iMac by opening it), it'd probably just pick up an external drive that does what...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: The enhancements from 10.2 to 10.3 (and probably... 1,600 Views / 29 Replies  
The enhancements from 10.2 to 10.3 (and probably from 10.3 to 10.4) are as significant (if not moreso) than the changes made from Windows 4.0 (Windows 95) to Windows 4.1 (Windows 98...if you don't...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
sorry about that. Try again. 366 Views / 6 Replies  
sorry about that. Try again.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 5, 2005 at 07:30 AM, in Marketplace
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/ibook/stats/... 652 Views / 12 Replies  
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/ibook/stats/ibook_se.html

Apparently some came with a 6GB drive, but still that's double 3GB.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in Marketplace
Sounds good. PM forthcoming. 366 Views / 6 Replies  
Sounds good. PM forthcoming.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 11:28 PM, in Marketplace
Kyros, it's not that easy...the speed range he's... 308 Views / 3 Replies  
Kyros, it's not that easy...the speed range he's looking for isn't available new anymore, as far as I can tell. Looking at the macsales website, the duals start at 1.3GHz, which is wildly expensive....
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 08:58 PM, in Marketplace
WTB/WTTF: The Sims Mac edition + expansions, other Mac games 366 Views / 6 Replies  
See subject. I have Making Magic, but none of the others yet. I've got a FS post in this forum and would like to trade any of that stuff/all of what's left for a Mac copy of The Sims and the older...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 04:53 PM, in Marketplace
PM sent to discotronic 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
PM sent to discotronic
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 04:36 PM, in Marketplace
payment received for the 10/100 switch. post... 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
payment received for the 10/100 switch.

post has been updated to give options for the CD-RW, either internal or external with either USB2.0 or FW400 cable and AC cord included.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 12:07 PM, in Marketplace
payment received for the 10/100 switch. post... 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
payment received for the 10/100 switch.

post has been updated to give options for the CD-RW, either internal or external with USB2.0 cable and AC cord included.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 12:07 PM, in Marketplace
I have the same problem...were you using slower... 24,327 Views / 193 Replies  
I have the same problem...were you using slower hardware at the time? I've found OS X to be UNBEARABLE on my iBook 500 (coming from Windows, especially, but there's also a night-and-day difference...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 4, 2005 at 10:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
danielmiller82, I replied to your PM. edit:... 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
danielmiller82, I replied to your PM.

edit: the CD-RW can be either internal or external...it's in an enclosure (USB2.0 and FW400) that it just dawned on me...I won't be using it anymore when the...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 3, 2005 at 09:36 PM, in Marketplace
sorry blaze6257, the enclosure is sold. If I had... 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
sorry blaze6257, the enclosure is sold. If I had another, I'd stick the HDD in that, though. :D
Posted by omar96, on Apr 3, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in Marketplace
Re: new 15gb ipod 355 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry, man, this just strikes me as really disgusting. :err:
Posted by omar96, on Apr 3, 2005 at 04:23 PM, in Marketplace
Re: I was offered a Mac Mini Apple Store deal 1,394 Views / 12 Replies  
Can't talk about anything else in your post, but this part is true. It also identifies properly my Dell 17" CRT and my two KDS CRT's by name
Posted by omar96, on Apr 3, 2005 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Replied. Sale pending. 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
Replied. Sale pending.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 3, 2005 at 04:16 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Misc Mac-related hardware/software 2,332 Views / 30 Replies  
Shipping from 61554. All prices include shipping. Heatware as derfunkenstein, also a trader at techreport.com. I sold an iBook to jeegan. Here's what I've got:

Firewire 400 HDD 3.5" enclosure....
Posted by omar96, on Apr 3, 2005 at 03:08 PM, in Marketplace
I ended up picking up a different machine, spent... 583 Views / 7 Replies  
I ended up picking up a different machine, spent more money but a bit more horsepower, too, so as a result, I won't be able to take it.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 3, 2005 at 11:57 AM, in Marketplace
Yes, but if they're not careful they're going to... 1,008 Views / 24 Replies  
Yes, but if they're not careful they're going to hurt the Mac platform; a big selling point for me was the security of OS X, and while I understand their marketing tactics, not everyone will.
Posted by omar96, on Apr 2, 2005 at 10:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Powerbook 550 583 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh, BTW, how much RAM, HDD space, etc? Does the battery hold a charge?
Posted by omar96, on Apr 1, 2005 at 09:48 AM, in Marketplace
Powerbook 550 583 Views / 7 Replies  
PM sent
Posted by omar96, on Apr 1, 2005 at 09:35 AM, in Marketplace
Detrius, while I understand that's what Apple... 424 Views / 5 Replies  
Detrius, while I understand that's what Apple wants (and further understand that a spanning desktop isn't what they want for the eMac), it's not what you might call intuitive.

Thanks for the link...
Posted by omar96, on Apr 1, 2005 at 07:28 AM, in Mac OS X
weird dual-monitor complaint...can it be fixed? 424 Views / 5 Replies  
I just enabled dual-monitor support on my eMac to tool around with (using the excellent Screen Spanning Doctor applescript hack), and unless I can do what I'm looking for, I'll probably disable it.
...
Posted by omar96, on Mar 31, 2005 at 10:28 PM, in Mac OS X
All the RAM has been sold. Someone buy the... 564 Views / 8 Replies  
All the RAM has been sold. Someone buy the firewire hard drive! :D
Posted by omar96, on Mar 31, 2005 at 09:48 PM, in Marketplace
iBook is sold. RAM has been added (DDR RAM,... 564 Views / 8 Replies  
iBook is sold.

RAM has been added (DDR RAM, Apple parts)
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 12:58 PM, in Marketplace
iBook pending: jeegan 564 Views / 8 Replies  
iBook pending: jeegan
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 11:15 AM, in Marketplace
if you have another keyboard to test on that... 325 Views / 1 Replies  
if you have another keyboard to test on that machine, then do you have another machien to test the keyboard on? That'll eliminate either hardware or software, i'd think.
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you had three partitions before and only one... 663 Views / 9 Replies  
If you had three partitions before and only one now, what probably happened was the OS X install re-partitioned the drive and any data on it before has been lost.
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Apples setup wizard w/firewire drive? 319 Views / 1 Replies  
Should work fine, since the migration assistant wants you to start the old machine in FW mode anyway.
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 11:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Made a HUGE price drop on the laptop, from $450... 564 Views / 8 Replies  
Made a HUGE price drop on the laptop, from $450 down to $350. I found the machine I want to get and don't need as much out of hte laptop as I originally thought.
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 10:32 AM, in Marketplace
If your Mac can boot firewire, it works fine. ... 564 Views / 8 Replies  
If your Mac can boot firewire, it works fine. I'm going to format it before I ship it, but just as a test, I plugged it into my eMac and started up with the Option button held. It showed on my list...
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Marketplace
Hi everyone! Still available, and I dropped the... 564 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi everyone! Still available, and I dropped the price on the laptop a smidge.
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 09:30 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks for the votes of confidence, guys. I'll... 5,920 Views / 35 Replies  
Thanks for the votes of confidence, guys. I'll pick up a copy of iWork. :) I was afraid I was going to get innundated with "AppleWorks is TEH BOMZ!" because I knew that 5.x rocked on legacy Mac...
Posted by omar96, on Mar 30, 2005 at 09:26 AM, in Applications
iWork/Pages users 5,920 Views / 35 Replies  
Is this software any good? I have been using Apple Works because that's what my Mac came with and I honestly hate it. I'm a Word user from Windows and AppleWorks shows its age. I don't really want...
Posted by omar96, on Mar 29, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Applications
I have three pics to show the screen is in... 564 Views / 8 Replies  
I have three pics to show the screen is in excellent shape, free of dead/stuck pixels, taken while it was running on battery to show that it works, too. If you're interested, shoot me a PM.

I'll...
Posted by omar96, on Mar 29, 2005 at 06:39 PM, in Marketplace
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