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hey cbk, i had the same "problem" with my 2.33... 429 Views / 7 Replies  
hey cbk, i had the same "problem" with my 2.33 mbp. i bought it in nov. and by june, it was down to 2900 something capacity. i took it to the apple store and the guy told me that under 300 cycles,...
Posted by fongyuen, on Aug 14, 2007 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks! 689 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks!
Posted by fongyuen, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:11 PM, in GUI Customization
what's this app? 689 Views / 2 Replies  
can someone tell me what's the app that can show this itunes cover on the desktop? thanks!

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa11/fongyuen/Picture1-1.png
Posted by fongyuen, on Aug 9, 2007 at 02:35 PM, in GUI Customization
nice, thanks! 1,153 Views / 7 Replies  
nice, thanks!
Posted by fongyuen, on Jul 5, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in GUI Customization
haha, i guess that would be a problem. i was... 1,153 Views / 7 Replies  
haha, i guess that would be a problem. i was hoping digitaljames would remember what it was called. i think i recall it being basically just like aqua but all the menu windows would be black with...
Posted by fongyuen, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:49 PM, in GUI Customization
sorry to drag this up from the dead but i... 1,153 Views / 7 Replies  
sorry to drag this up from the dead but i upgraded to a new mac and forgot to save this theme. this link doesnt seem to lead to the theme in question anymore, does anyone know the name of this...
Posted by fongyuen, on Jul 4, 2007 at 09:00 AM, in GUI Customization
does anyone know where i can find this theme... 2,096,198 Views / 14,714 Replies  
does anyone know where i can find this theme Smoothqua? thanks.
Posted by fongyuen, on Jul 2, 2007 at 01:24 PM, in GUI Customization
go to the Apple icon, About this mac, and under... 398 Views / 2 Replies  
go to the Apple icon, About this mac, and under the power tab, check to see what the full charge capacity is. it should be around 5500 for a new mbp battery. and check also how many cycle counts...
Posted by fongyuen, on Jun 19, 2007 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
after you change your "normal" icon, just get rid... 1,052 Views / 8 Replies  
after you change your "normal" icon, just get rid of the one on the dock and then drag the normal one to the dock.
Posted by fongyuen, on May 11, 2007 at 10:52 AM, in GUI Customization
i'm looking to upgrade as well and i'm wondering... 791 Views / 7 Replies  
i'm looking to upgrade as well and i'm wondering why there's just a big price difference b/w crucial's 2 gb kit ($309) vs. owc's stick of 2gb ($146). also, anyone notice an appreciable loss in speed...
Posted by fongyuen, on May 9, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
on the link to the manufacturers' page, it says... 730 Views / 13 Replies  
on the link to the manufacturers' page, it says it's DDR2 667 but no info on CAS.
Posted by fongyuen, on May 8, 2007 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
can you tell me where i can find this theme? 2,096,198 Views / 14,714 Replies  
can you tell me where i can find this theme?
Posted by fongyuen, on May 7, 2007 at 12:34 PM, in GUI Customization
worth upgrading to 3gb? 1,197 Views / 16 Replies  
what's the most noticeable performance gains with upgrading to 3gb of ram and in retrospect, is it worth shelling out the $200-300 for it?
Posted by fongyuen, on Apr 12, 2007 at 09:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone have any experience with the 2 gb sticks... 792 Views / 17 Replies  
anyone have any experience with the 2 gb sticks of ram? i'd like to upgrade to 3gb.
Posted by fongyuen, on Apr 4, 2007 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
alright, i guess not too many people having this... 962 Views / 10 Replies  
alright, i guess not too many people having this problem :P but it's finally solved, after i installed the perian plugin (http://perian.org/), i can now view the videos in quicktime. still doesn't...
Posted by fongyuen, on Mar 28, 2007 at 09:27 AM, in Mac OS X
here's a short clip i took with the Fujifilm... 962 Views / 10 Replies  
here's a short clip i took with the Fujifilm camera at work. won't play in osx with vlc or qt. but plays fine in wmp in bootcamp/coherence mode.
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Posted by fongyuen, on Mar 22, 2007 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
i forgot to mention that these videos play fine... 962 Views / 10 Replies  
i forgot to mention that these videos play fine in windows when i'm in boot camp and parallels. any ideas??
Posted by fongyuen, on Mar 17, 2007 at 12:59 AM, in Mac OS X
my wife's mb feels more solid than my mbp. i... 717 Views / 8 Replies  
my wife's mb feels more solid than my mbp. i feel like i have to be more gently with my mbp (maybe just cause it's mine? :P), but i think that the magnetic latch allows me to not worry about...
Posted by fongyuen, on Mar 15, 2007 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
can't play videos from digital camera 962 Views / 10 Replies  
i'm not sure why this is happening but all the videos i take with my digital camera (Canon Powershot SD 630) i cannot view on my mbp or my wife's mb. when i plug in the camera, iphoto automatically...
Posted by fongyuen, on Mar 15, 2007 at 12:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Sticky: can anyone suggest a backpack that's sturdy... 451,726 Views / 1,153 Replies  
can anyone suggest a backpack that's sturdy enough to carry both my mbp 15" and my wife's mb together? thanks.
Posted by fongyuen, on Feb 13, 2007 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, i definitely notice it also. not sure if... 5,406 Views / 55 Replies  
yeah, i definitely notice it also. not sure if these screenshots are good examples of what solofx7 and i are referring to, but i also notice it when i load up windows either through boot camp or...
Posted by fongyuen, on Feb 9, 2007 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
this happens to my wife's mb too. for some... 432 Views / 7 Replies  
this happens to my wife's mb too. for some reason, the 2 finger on touchpad for right click loses function every so often and i have to go back into the pref to uncheck it and then check it again. ...
Posted by fongyuen, on Jan 30, 2007 at 01:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Video camera and ext. hdd at the same time 367 Views / 1 Replies  
i have the wiebetech ext. hdd enclosure that i attach to my mbp with FW800. recently, i tried connecting that while i had a video camera attached to mbp via FW 400 and the hdd disks would not mount...
Posted by fongyuen, on Jan 16, 2007 at 06:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
did you try logging out and logging back in? 632 Views / 3 Replies  
did you try logging out and logging back in?
Posted by fongyuen, on Dec 8, 2006 at 04:20 AM, in GUI Customization
no native resolution for wc3 under winxp 513 Views / 0 Replies  
i can only get a max resolution of 1152x864 for warcraft 3 on my mbp under winxp but when i installed it under osx, i was able to choose the native resolution of 1440x900. anyone else experience...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 23, 2006 at 03:25 PM, in Gaming
yeah, check it out again because when i went to... 789 Views / 4 Replies  
yeah, check it out again because when i went to the apple store last wk, the sign said c2d but when i checked the mbp's there, only 1 of the 2 were c2d. i'm also using the c2d mbp right now and heat...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 12, 2006 at 12:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
nice, thanks for the suggestions, i'll take a... 635 Views / 5 Replies  
nice, thanks for the suggestions, i'll take a look into it. i wasn't looking forward to manually entering in the entries. thanks again.
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 11, 2006 at 11:57 PM, in Applications
iCal or Google Calender? 635 Views / 5 Replies  
just wondering which of the two people use. i just switched over to apple, i used to use a pda for all my calender stuff. but as i was transitioning out of my pda, i plopped all my appts into...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 11, 2006 at 01:52 AM, in Applications
nevermind. even though restarting didn't work... 573 Views / 2 Replies  
nevermind. even though restarting didn't work before, i just tried shutting it down for a couple minutes and turned it back on, now it's working fine. :P
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 9, 2006 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help with isight: "used by another application" 573 Views / 2 Replies  
hi, i need some help with my cd macbook isight. it was working fine until a couple days ago, i think after i archived and re-installed osx to fix a rosetta problem, the isight has stopped working. ...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 9, 2006 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i believe i had this same problem, rebooting... 706 Views / 6 Replies  
i believe i had this same problem, rebooting didn't help. it was definitely rosetta crapping out, so i ended up having to archive and re-install osx. fixed the problem and i was able to install...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 8, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Mac OS X
just played around with it some more, so i'll try... 427 Views / 2 Replies  
just played around with it some more, so i'll try to be a little more specific. moving the mouse around at a higher speed in osx is fine, it's when i'm trying to move it more slowly, like trying to...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 6, 2006 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mouse movement b/w OSX and Winxp 427 Views / 2 Replies  
i got my new c2d mbp last friday and installed boot camp on it. i plugged my old microsoft intelli-mouse in and while it works under both os's, it feels noticeably jumpier (hence more uncomfortable...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 6, 2006 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i played a little GRAW on winxp c2d mbp over the... 1,554 Views / 19 Replies  
i played a little GRAW on winxp c2d mbp over the weekend and it ran very well at the native resolution.

just wondering if anyone else has tried clocking the 1600 up more than the 418/450 that it...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 6, 2006 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i just re-installed osx for the first time (i'm a... 624 Views / 6 Replies  
i just re-installed osx for the first time (i'm a newbie also) last friday when i got my mbp and it was pretty straightforward, basically just insert the dvd while in osx, then select the install osx...
Posted by fongyuen, on Nov 6, 2006 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think monkeybrain is right. i find this thread... 4,004 Views / 89 Replies  
I think monkeybrain is right. i find this thread very interesting cause i'm a recent switcher myself and am slowly learning the ropes around osx. at times i shared tomchu's frustration but i'm open...
Posted by fongyuen, on Oct 25, 2006 at 02:32 PM, in Mac OS X
 
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