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Fed Ex just dropped mine off. Our delivery... 2,755 Views / 71 Replies  
Fed Ex just dropped mine off.

Our delivery driver (same guy all of the time) said that they are bombed today with these small boxes from Apple.:cool:
Posted by gostan, on Oct 26, 2007 at 11:19 AM, in macOS
Is October 26th the ship date from the Apple... 2,240 Views / 55 Replies  
Is October 26th the ship date from the Apple Store, or the delivery date if you preorder??
Posted by gostan, on Oct 16, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in macOS
It went away and I have never had another problem... 3,801 Views / 11 Replies  
It went away and I have never had another problem with the screen. It is perfect. If yours goes away, I would think that you will be A-OK.
Posted by gostan, on Oct 9, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
I went for the 4GB ram upgrade. Pretty good... 1,461 Views / 8 Replies  
I went for the 4GB ram upgrade. Pretty good decision so far. Also, Engadget indicates that if you are only going to opt for one, that the ram upgrade is the way to fo.
Posted by gostan, on Aug 10, 2007 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
The existing Blu-ray drives are so slow to load... 1,527 Views / 33 Replies  
The existing Blu-ray drives are so slow to load discs that you should be happy that Apple has not yet included one in the new IMac.
Posted by gostan, on Aug 10, 2007 at 06:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
How about the "No Longer White" IMac. I hated... 932 Views / 19 Replies  
How about the "No Longer White" IMac. I hated the white one.:err:

And I love the new aluminum IMac!!:cool:
Posted by gostan, on Aug 9, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
XBench Results-24 Inch IMac w/4GB Memory 672 Views / 1 Replies  
I receive my 2 x 2 GB 667 Mhz DDR2 SDram uprade modules for my new 24" 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo IMac today. Here are the XBench results:

Results 148.07
System Info
Xbench Version 1.3
System...
Posted by gostan, on Aug 9, 2007 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
I receive my 2 x 2 GB 667 Mhz DDR2 SDram uprade... 28,550 Views / 153 Replies  
I receive my 2 x 2 GB 667 Mhz DDR2 SDram uprade modules for my new 24" 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo IMac today. Here are the XBench results:

Results 148.07
System Info
Xbench Version 1.3...
Posted by gostan, on Aug 9, 2007 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
I was originally very worried about the glossy... 3,801 Views / 11 Replies  
I was originally very worried about the glossy screen. I love the matte screen on my MacBook Pro.

My office has four large windows with mucho sunlight and no window coverings and a number of spot...
Posted by gostan, on Aug 8, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
It appears to be fine right now! And, I am... 3,801 Views / 11 Replies  
It appears to be fine right now!

And, I am getting used to the new Apple Keyboard as I type.:thumbsup:
Posted by gostan, on Aug 8, 2007 at 02:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
New IMac Screen Issue? 3,801 Views / 11 Replies  
I picked up a new 24" IMac last evening at the Chestnut Hill store. All was fine after initial setup in my office this morning. But after transferring all data from my MacBook Pro and updating...
Posted by gostan, on Aug 8, 2007 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Audio Out PBG4 v. MBP 446 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently added a new cdp with a digital in to my home audio system. With the digital input of the cdp I can hook up the audio out from my computer to the cdp and have it upsample the sound for...
Posted by gostan, on Nov 12, 2006 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You should get what you paid for. But, if you... 1,039 Views / 9 Replies  
You should get what you paid for. But, if you purchased it online from Apple and not at the Apple Store, I am not sure that a local Apple retail store will exchange it.

By the way, why did you...
Posted by gostan, on Nov 10, 2006 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes!!! :) It Works. Thanks....... 1,168 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes!!!
:)
It Works.

Thanks.......
Posted by gostan, on Apr 12, 2006 at 11:29 AM, in macOS
Change Default Program To Open Attachments 1,168 Views / 3 Replies  
Entourage is automatically opening attachments on emails with Open Office instead of Word. How do I change the default word processing program that opens attachments?
Posted by gostan, on Apr 12, 2006 at 08:56 AM, in macOS
I currently run my Dell 2405 with a AlBook 1.5Mhz... 1,515 Views / 16 Replies  
I currently run my Dell 2405 with a AlBook 1.5Mhz 15 incher that I take back and forth to the office every day. Why wouldn't the new dual core Mac Mini be a great upgrade for me? I am not into...
Posted by gostan, on Mar 1, 2006 at 06:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Unfortunately, you must have received a defective... 9,847 Views / 111 Replies  
Unfortunately, you must have received a defective display. Mine has not noise or dead pixels. I am a very happy dell monitor purchaser. Sorry about your lousy luck.
Posted by gostan, on Jul 24, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mine is silent as if it were not even powered up.... 9,847 Views / 111 Replies  
Mine is silent as if it were not even powered up. When do you hear this noise and what outputs are you using to computer(s)?
Posted by gostan, on Jul 23, 2005 at 09:23 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great price. Go for it! I guess if I had waited... 9,847 Views / 111 Replies  
Great price. Go for it! I guess if I had waited I would have saved $72.98, but I am still enjoying the use of my new monitor. I guess that there will always be a cheaper price for computer...
Posted by gostan, on Jul 19, 2005 at 06:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FedEx delivered my Dell 2405FP about an hour ago... 9,847 Views / 111 Replies  
FedEx delivered my Dell 2405FP about an hour ago and it is simply beautiful. No dead pixels. Easy set-up as I am already switching back and forth between my PB and my ThinkCentre. Yes, the...
Posted by gostan, on Jul 18, 2005 at 02:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have been considering a 20" or 23" Apple... 9,847 Views / 111 Replies  
I have been considering a 20" or 23" Apple Cinema Display, but Wednesday I ordered a Dell 2405FPW for $899. It is expected to arrive on Monday. The decision to go for the Dell was rather easy as...
Posted by gostan, on Jul 15, 2005 at 12:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Good Points: I like the idea of having all of... 1,109 Views / 10 Replies  
Good Points:
I like the idea of having all of my info on one computer and I do have applecare. Did you purchase the 20" apple cinema display? I am torn between the 20 and 23 apple displays.
Thanks
Posted by gostan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
80% of my work is at the office with 20% at home... 1,109 Views / 10 Replies  
80% of my work is at the office with 20% at home and I do have a financial interest in the business.

I just returned from a trip to CompUsa where I viewed the 20" Imac and the 20" and 23" Apple...
Posted by gostan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK: you think the Imac G5 is the way to go. Yes... 1,109 Views / 10 Replies  
OK: you think the Imac G5 is the way to go. Yes a desktop will be easier to use, but it will cost $1,000 more than going with a 20" external monitor w/PB. I will probably increase the life...
Posted by gostan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook w/External Display or 20" Imac For Office 1,109 Views / 10 Replies  
We are updating our office server and software which will now allow me to dump my PC anduse a Mac at the office. I can either: (i) purchase a new 20" Imac for my office desktop or (ii) purchase a...
Posted by gostan, on Jun 21, 2005 at 07:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Windows Network Domain Conflict With Macs 482 Views / 1 Replies  
So, a recent job change has me working with windows xp on an IBM ThinkCentre desktop in a small office environment. I thought that it would be very simple to hook up my PowerBook on the network and...
Posted by gostan, on May 13, 2005 at 08:24 AM, in Networking
Well, I thank you all for your comments. I... 1,000 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, I thank you all for your comments. I decided that AppleCare was a must, but not for $349.00. So, I made a trip to the Apple Store in Chestnut Hill and advised them that I could purchase...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 25, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
4 Days For AppleCare 1,000 Views / 11 Replies  
I have 4 more days to elect to purchase Applecare for my almost 1 year old 15" AlBook. I have never had any type of issue with it and I am not sure it I should spend the $349.00 to buy it. What...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 23, 2005 at 03:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I really enjoy my 15, but I am considering... 723 Views / 9 Replies  
I really enjoy my 15, but I am considering purchasing a 20" or 23" Apple Cinema Display for my desk at work. Would a 17er satisfy my larger screen desktop requirements? No, not when there is a 20...
Posted by gostan, on Oct 12, 2004 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 1 gig Samsung upgrade from 18004memory works... 695 Views / 8 Replies  
My 1 gig Samsung upgrade from 18004memory works perfectly in my 15.2 Albook.

I ordered online and the memory module was here in 2 days. About 6 days earlier than my bto Albook.
Posted by gostan, on Jun 12, 2004 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I purchased a 1GB ram module made by Samsung (I... 830 Views / 9 Replies  
I purchased a 1GB ram module made by Samsung (I believe it is the same manufacturer Apple uses) for $319.00 from 1800memorytogo.com for my new PB about two weeks ago.
Posted by gostan, on May 5, 2004 at 05:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Rev. B or C......who cares....it is a great... 871 Views / 12 Replies  
Rev. B or C......who cares....it is a great laptop!
Posted by gostan, on May 1, 2004 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a Waterfield Designs sleevecase. Gary &... 4,862 Views / 25 Replies  
I have a Waterfield Designs sleevecase. Gary & gang do a bang up high quality job.
Posted by gostan, on May 1, 2004 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Toshiba 5400 hd does not appear to be an noisier... 3,187 Views / 24 Replies  
Toshiba 5400 hd does not appear to be an noisier than the Hitachi in my IBook. I have been burning cd's and using computer for word, surfing and stuff.
Posted by gostan, on May 1, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine is an upgrade from an 800 12 inch ibook. I... 3,187 Views / 24 Replies  
Mine is an upgrade from an 800 12 inch ibook. I am really enjoying this upgrade. I almost went for a 17er, but did not because I do take the PB back and forth from home to work. That was the right...
Posted by gostan, on May 1, 2004 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the only time I can see the one white pixel is... 1,845 Views / 37 Replies  
the only time I can see the one white pixel is on the blue start-up screen. Other than that, in everyday use, it is almost impossible to find.
Posted by gostan, on May 1, 2004 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My new 15 PB has one verry small white pixel in... 1,845 Views / 37 Replies  
My new 15 PB has one verry small white pixel in the upper 1/4 of lcd. I noticed it immmediately and am quite disappointed as I have never had a pixel issue (this is not a major issue-but the lcd...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 29, 2004 at 06:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same concern about balancing a 15 or 17... 708 Views / 5 Replies  
I had the same concern about balancing a 15 or 17 PB on my lap in my leather chair. The sides of my chair are large and I thought that the 17 would be a tight fit so I am sitting here typing on my...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 28, 2004 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: 5400 80gb 15.2 inch PB 730 Views / 8 Replies  
5400 80gb 15.2 inch PB
Posted by gostan, on Apr 28, 2004 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My new PB left Shanghai was delivered by FedEx at... 17,456 Views / 396 Replies  
My new PB left Shanghai was delivered by FedEx at 10 AM today April 28. Very happy with Apple's delivery service. Now if I can only find the time to break away from work and open up the box and...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 28, 2004 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My PB also shows as being released for delivery... 17,456 Views / 396 Replies  
My PB also shows as being released for delivery in Indianapolis, IN at 1:42 AM. on 4-28. I live in Boston. Expected delivery is still before 10:30 AM on April 29. Be better to get it in PM on April...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 28, 2004 at 05:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered my 15'er on April 19th with a ship on... 1,209 Views / 14 Replies  
I ordered my 15'er on April 19th with a ship on or before April 27th. I received ship notice confirming shipment on April 27th with a delivery date of April 19th by 10:30 AM.
Posted by gostan, on Apr 27, 2004 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Should I Partition HD On New PB 736 Views / 8 Replies  
I am busy cleaning up documents and files on my Ibook awaiting new PB. I have never had an 80gb hd. Should I reformat the drive and set up separate partitions for applications and data. If you...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 27, 2004 at 06:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 15" bto was placed on Monday April 19th at... 17,456 Views / 396 Replies  
My 15" bto was placed on Monday April 19th at 5:42 PST. Order was shipped at 11:30 AM on April 27th. Apple had promised shipment on or before April 27th. Thanks Apple. Now I hope that FedEx can...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 27, 2004 at 05:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My sleevecase from Waterfield Design and my 1gb... 17,456 Views / 396 Replies  
My sleevecase from Waterfield Design and my 1gb samsung memory upgrade for second memory slot have been delivered today. My only problem is that my 15" Alpbook is still showing as Open est shipping...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 26, 2004 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Lucky......Lucky.....Lucky....... Mine is still... 17,456 Views / 396 Replies  
Lucky......Lucky.....Lucky.......
Mine is still Open....Open....Open....
Posted by gostan, on Apr 25, 2004 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I currently use a Waterfield Designs sleevecase... 1,639 Views / 24 Replies  
I currently use a Waterfield Designs sleevecase with my 12: IBook and I have ordered a size 11 Sleevecase from WD to go with the 15" ALBook when it arrives. Either Sleevecase fits into a Small Cozmo...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 25, 2004 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
$454.00 for 1gb ram is way tooo expensive. I am... 985 Views / 10 Replies  
$454.00 for 1gb ram is way tooo expensive. I am waiting for delivery of a 1gb samsung memory module from 1800memorytogo for $319.00. At that price the 1gb makes sense over a 512mb.
Posted by gostan, on Apr 24, 2004 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I decided upon and ordered a 15" BTO with... 741 Views / 5 Replies  
I decided upon and ordered a 15" BTO with upgraded 5400 HD and 128 vram with 1 512 memory dimm. Finally decided upon 15.2 because it is more portable for going back and forth to and from work and...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 24, 2004 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 15" BTO with 1 512 dimm, 128vram and 5400 hd... 17,456 Views / 396 Replies  
My 15" BTO with 1 512 dimm, 128vram and 5400 hd was ordered on Monday April 19 at 5:42 PST. I live in Boston, but my order was delayed because I decided to go the the Apple Store in Chestnut Hill to...
Posted by gostan, on Apr 24, 2004 at 06:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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