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I'm having what i assume to be the same problem.... 676 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm having what i assume to be the same problem. mine is set to require the password when waking from sleep. sometimes, not all the time, after i type the pw the input screen disappears (as expected)...
Posted by jtice, on Feb 3, 2007 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thought I'd post some tips to share the benefits... 3,526 Views / 10 Replies  
thought I'd post some tips to share the benefits of my trial and error process...

first I tried to use the little iSight camera built into the macbook pro and it was just taking forever. a...
Posted by jtice, on Dec 18, 2006 at 01:55 PM, in Delicious Monster
Rosetta Photoshop Comparason w/ C2D 24,531 Views / 266 Replies  
I found a downloadable speed test for photoshop, but since it runs under emulation the best I can do is compare Rosetta performance on the C2D to two of my other machines (also have a G3 but didn't...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 31, 2006 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It left Shanghai at noon on Friday (not sure... 24,531 Views / 266 Replies  
It left Shanghai at noon on Friday (not sure whether that was local time or our time) and was delivered in Virginia at 10am on Monday. It went through Anchorage and Indianapolis––Anchorage being...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 30, 2006 at 08:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine arrived an hour ago (10am EST). The FedEx... 24,531 Views / 266 Replies  
Mine arrived an hour ago (10am EST). The FedEx guy rang the doorbell, turned around and was back on the truck ready to leave with my new laptop. Anyway, it's up and running––exciting stuff. No time...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 30, 2006 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's looking like mine may arrive on the original... 3,467 Views / 55 Replies  
It's looking like mine may arrive on the original ship date. I just hope FedEx doesn't park it in a warehouse for two days.
Posted by jtice, on Oct 30, 2006 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just got the shipping notice. Should be here... 24,531 Views / 266 Replies  
Just got the shipping notice. Should be here Monday or Tuesday. It's replacing a 933GHz G4 iBook. Should be a bit faster––wonder if I'll notice a difference?
Posted by jtice, on Oct 27, 2006 at 03:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree––the low priced unit is the deal. I guess... 12,734 Views / 131 Replies  
I agree––the low priced unit is the deal. I guess some folks see value in the larger screen, but I value portability just as much. Can't justify $500 or $800 for a gig of ram and a incremental speed...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 25, 2006 at 09:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I like it! A simple, easy question by which to... 4,815 Views / 45 Replies  
I like it! A simple, easy question by which to make spending decisions. The answer is––of course it would! Now, if I had just figured this out before I wrote that big fat check on April 15th. :cry:
Posted by jtice, on May 19, 2006 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's pretty hard to justify need based on... 4,815 Views / 45 Replies  
It's pretty hard to justify need based on performance when the system bottleneck always sits in the chair. It always comes down to the magnitude of want, interval since the itch was last scratched,...
Posted by jtice, on May 19, 2006 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iView Media Pro is great if you want to organize... 1,340 Views / 20 Replies  
iView Media Pro is great if you want to organize your own system, sort, annotate, keyword, export customizable html galleries, etc. Great app if you like to be in control and take a hands-on...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 7, 2005 at 07:30 AM, in Applications
Poll: I just bought a G5 Dual 2.0. My G4 is almost 4... 1,142 Views / 23 Replies  
I just bought a G5 Dual 2.0. My G4 is almost 4 years old and way past due for a clean reinstall and a thorough clean up. When I do that it takes a lot of hours over a couple of months to get...
Posted by jtice, on Aug 24, 2005 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do make a living with my computer and I don't... 2,734 Views / 63 Replies  
I do make a living with my computer and I don't have extra cash to throw away. I'm more interested in a smooth running, productive system than being on the leading edge. I'm on a three-year-old+ 1GB...
Posted by jtice, on Jul 7, 2005 at 06:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
This is my thinking as well. It's time for my... 3,410 Views / 47 Replies  
This is my thinking as well. It's time for my three-year upgrade and that will give me three years on a new G5 before the switch. And then I'll be watching and waiting to see if I want to switch...
Posted by jtice, on Jun 8, 2005 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh, I bought the Kingmax brand. Looked on the... 441 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh, I bought the Kingmax brand. Looked on the newegg.com site but they didn't have it listed. Someone else here was saying that it worked well for them in the same model iBook so I bit.

Here is...
Posted by jtice, on May 25, 2005 at 06:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I recently put a Kingston 1GB stick into my iBook... 441 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently put a Kingston 1GB stick into my iBook and it's great. It's like a new machine. I bought from New Egg and paid about $150, which I thought was an OK price at the time. If this is the same...
Posted by jtice, on May 24, 2005 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tiger driver compatibility? 305 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm trying to decide whether it's worth the effort to upgrade to Tiger now, or whether it would be best to wait awhile for other software to be updated. I went for Panther on the day it was released...
Posted by jtice, on May 3, 2005 at 12:07 AM, in Mac OS X
I just can't see an incremental increase in CPU... 1,500 Views / 13 Replies  
I just can't see an incremental increase in CPU speed being much benefit. Doubling the number of boxes is 100% productivity increase with no downtime, upgrading all the machines is an incremental...
Posted by jtice, on Jan 18, 2005 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, every spec I could find is identical I was... 468 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, every spec I could find is identical I was looking for some difference to account for the two different model numbers. The CL is 2.5 for both.

The 933 is the version before the current model...
Posted by jtice, on Jan 2, 2005 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The NewEgg stick is Crutial brand as well. I... 468 Views / 11 Replies  
The NewEgg stick is Crutial brand as well. I searched the model no. on the Crutial site and found it at the same price. The specs are seemingly the samefor model numbers CT6464X265 and CT372710.
...
Posted by jtice, on Jan 2, 2005 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Memory Specs 468 Views / 11 Replies  
If I follow Cruitral's web site choices to get to the recommended 512 stick, it's priced about 50% higher than a similar stick (same brand) at NewEgg. But at NewEgg they don't tell you which...
Posted by jtice, on Jan 1, 2005 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great I'll order the card and give it a shot.... 449 Views / 3 Replies  
Great I'll order the card and give it a shot. I've been jonesn' for a wireless setup on the laptop, then this wireless modem-router just falls out of the sky. I wasn't even aware they were supplying...
Posted by jtice, on Dec 31, 2004 at 07:53 AM, in Networking
Airport and Westell Wireless Router? 449 Views / 3 Replies  
I just switched to Verizon DSL and got a Westell 327W DSL modem/802.11g wireless router from Verizon. I have an iBook 933 that is Airport Extreme ready, but no card. It's networked with ethernet...
Posted by jtice, on Dec 30, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in Networking
In 1986 I quit my day job and started a design... 5,624 Views / 110 Replies  
In 1986 I quit my day job and started a design firm. We were specing type, running trips to a type house (40 miles), and pasting up mechanicals for pharmaceutical catalogs. One of my employees had a...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 3, 2004 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the same problem on an iBook G4 933ghz.... 799 Views / 28 Replies  
I have the same problem on an iBook G4 933ghz. Started with the 10.3.5 update. I'd classify it as extremely annoyingI dont' like glitchy behaviors. I'm filing the report.
J.
Posted by jtice, on Oct 17, 2004 at 12:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Bingo... problem solved. Nothing wrong with this... 418 Views / 4 Replies  
Bingo... problem solved. Nothing wrong with this 13 year old workhorse at all! It was a router glitch (I assume). First I plugged the printer directly into the computer and it worked fine so I knew...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 12, 2004 at 10:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm pretty sure this is not a mechanical problem.... 418 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm pretty sure this is not a mechanical problem. I can tell by the sound when if finally prints that the paper is moving through just fine. This is either a network problem or a processing problem...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 12, 2004 at 07:29 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Need help with LaserWriter 630 418 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a LaserWriter 630 that has been giving excellent service for more than a decade with nary an issue other than cartridge replacements. Pages are looking as good as they ever did. Now all of a...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 11, 2004 at 10:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Image Capture not found, can't disable iPhoto 323 Views / 2 Replies  
iPhoto opens every time I connect my Lexar firewire CF card reader to transfer images. I want to disable this auto launch because I'm just copying RAW files to the drive. I know that Image Capture is...
Posted by jtice, on Sep 9, 2004 at 09:59 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd venture an odds-on guess that a custom... 433 Views / 4 Replies  
I'd venture an odds-on guess that a custom printer profile and a good monitor profile will fix your problem pretty well. The canned profiles will get you in the ballpark, but if you want precise you...
Posted by jtice, on Aug 22, 2004 at 01:01 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Finder Icon View 500 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, the finder just scrambled about a hundred or so carefully arranged folders in my home folder. I clicked the home icon from several layers deep in the finder and bingospacing expanded and all...
Posted by jtice, on Feb 7, 2004 at 08:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Managed User-changing access limitations 356 Views / 1 Replies  
Never mind, problem solved. I rebooted and it behaved. Should've done that first thing.

J.
Posted by jtice, on Jan 5, 2004 at 08:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Managed User-changing access limitations 356 Views / 1 Replies  
I just set up a separate machine for my wife and daughter (G3 box running 10.3.2). I created an admin account for myself and managed accounts for them. During setup I selected certain limitations for...
Posted by jtice, on Jan 5, 2004 at 07:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: what are some good free font sites for mac? 672 Views / 6 Replies  
There are lots of free fonts out there... and the majority are worth what you pay for them. Exceptions are Silkscreen and 04b, some very useful pixel fonts. I will have to say I've downloaded some...
Posted by jtice, on Dec 3, 2003 at 12:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Improper Icons for some files 535 Views / 7 Replies  
I have the occasional errant icon in Panthernever happened in Jaguar. Sometimes it's another icon, sometimes it's just an extraneous graphic. Today I had Photoshop TIFFs with Applescript and Finder...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 20, 2003 at 05:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Repacing System Icon-help please 290 Views / 2 Replies  
While playing with some software I somehow managed to replace the Network icon, the lifesaver donut, with some random graphic from who knows where. I'd like to change it back. So I have two problems:...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 12, 2003 at 12:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Questions regarding printing via PhotoShop 399 Views / 4 Replies  
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For starters, if we're talking about 11x17 *inches at 300 dpi the file size ain't gonna be anywhere near 5mb. Try 48.2mb. In Photoshop every single pixel adds to the file sizeeven white...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 10, 2003 at 11:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks. It's easier to tolerate knowing it's not... 3,062 Views / 57 Replies  
Thanks. It's easier to tolerate knowing it's not unique to my system.

The clean look of the Jaguar windows is something I felt they got exactly right in 10.2. I think Apple needs to be more...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 7, 2003 at 01:54 PM, in GUI Customization
I'm trying Metalifizer. I like it because of the... 3,062 Views / 57 Replies  
I'm trying Metalifizer. I like it because of the nice title bar at the top of windows, and I love being able to get back the clean look of Jaguar with the features of Panther, but... the verticle...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 7, 2003 at 12:18 PM, in GUI Customization
Customizing Sounds in Mail 525 Views / 6 Replies  
Trying to customize the sounds in Mail but the only one that sticks is the New Mail Sound. Are the other's not selectable? That No Mail Sound is the most irritating thing on the computer. Is there...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 6, 2003 at 03:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, I do have that brand new 120 gig internal... 570 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, I do have that brand new 120 gig internal that's sitting in there completely empty now. If I did a restore to it would my current startup disk remain completely untouched? If so I could just...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 6, 2003 at 12:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Wevah, Thanks for telling me about Pacifist.... 570 Views / 7 Replies  
Wevah,
Thanks for telling me about Pacifist. Opened a bunch of packages, but unfortunately I didn't find the lost music. All those tunes must have come on the machine but not on the disks. Pacifist...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 5, 2003 at 09:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Panther installediTunes music files gone 570 Views / 7 Replies  
Over the weekend I backed up my data to a new internal drive, formatted the original drive and did a clean install of 10.3. I copied my files back over and thought I had made it through unscathed. I...
Posted by jtice, on Nov 4, 2003 at 12:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Font Book is obviously a big disappointment to... 3,869 Views / 35 Replies  
Font Book is obviously a big disappointment to graphics people. It was one of my primary reasons for upgrading. I actually expected it to be an industrial strength feature since it was being...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 30, 2003 at 09:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Panther Startup Items Launching PS 306 Views / 0 Replies  
Panther is taking the initiave to launch Photoshop (7.0.1) every time I restart the computer. I checked to make sure PS was not listed in Account/Startup items. I seem to remember having to remove it...
Posted by jtice, on Oct 29, 2003 at 09:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Epson is a lot more interested in selling $50... 313 Views / 4 Replies  
Epson is a lot more interested in selling $50 consumer printers than supporting graphic professioinals. They have a minimal professional base, relatively. Products and customers are disposable. I...
Posted by jtice, on Apr 4, 2002 at 08:22 AM, in Applications
I've owned eight Macs since '87. Ordered a new... 496 Views / 21 Replies  
I've owned eight Macs since '87. Ordered a new dual 1gig G4 today! Out of all those Macs I've had one repair--a power supply in a Mac SE 1mb machine after several years of use. Can't remember the...
Posted by jtice, on Mar 27, 2002 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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