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802.11n can run on 2.4GHz or 5GHz. If you have a... 3,983 Views / 27 Replies  
802.11n can run on 2.4GHz or 5GHz. If you have a D-Link DIR-655, you won't be able to achieve 300 Mbits/s, because the DIR-655 only supports 2.4GHz. Some PC drivers may allow you to use 2.4GHz for...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 9, 2008 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
For the best throughput, you have to use 5GHz,... 3,983 Views / 27 Replies  
For the best throughput, you have to use 5GHz, and higher frequencies don't travel as well through walls, so it would be necessary to sacrifice speed and use 2.4GHz to achieve the best range.
Posted by PLin, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Do you have a link? An iPod touch 16GB is worth... 645 Views / 3 Replies  
Do you have a link? An iPod touch 16GB is worth $400. I highly doubt that someone would be selling a loaded 24" iMac with a $400 iPod for less than what I'm asking.
Posted by PLin, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:33 PM, in Marketplace
That may as well be the case. I haven't really... 3,983 Views / 27 Replies  
That may as well be the case. I haven't really benchmarked my Mac mini using my 802.11n upgrade, since I now have it connected using gigabit.

I found this solution though, which includes the...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 5, 2008 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Agreed. My MacBook Pro is only able to transfer... 3,983 Views / 27 Replies  
Agreed. My MacBook Pro is only able to transfer files at about 10-11MB/s when extremely close to the base station even though it's associated at 300 Mbit/s. On the other hand, with a different...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 5, 2008 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
What makes you say that? According to Network... 3,983 Views / 27 Replies  
What makes you say that? According to Network Utility, my 802.11n upgraded Mac mini connects to my Airport Extreme Base Station at 270 Mbit/s, which is the same as my MacBook Air. My MacBook Pro is...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 4, 2008 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same iMac, and I started noticing... 4,439 Views / 14 Replies  
I have the same iMac, and I started noticing similar problems a few weeks ago while we were having a heat wave. Now that the weather has cooled down, the problems haven't gone away, so I just...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 4, 2008 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I actually upgraded my Mac mini 1.66 CD to... 3,983 Views / 27 Replies  
I actually upgraded my Mac mini 1.66 CD to 802.11n. You need to buy the Airport card for the Mac Pro, and then swap out the card that comes in the Mac mini. The Mac Pro card has two antenna...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 4, 2008 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: 24" iMac 2.16 C2D, 3GB RAM, 500GB HD, 7600GT 645 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm selling my 24-inch white iMac 2.16GHz Core 2 Duo that I custom ordered with nVidia 7600GT graphics. The iMac shipped with 2GB RAM and a 250GB hard drive, but I upgraded it to 3GB RAM and...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 2, 2008 at 09:16 PM, in Marketplace
My stock config MBP 2.4 was ordered from Apple on... 1,715 Views / 32 Replies  
My stock config MBP 2.4 was ordered from Apple on 7/16. It shipped directly from China over the weekend and arrived today. It came with the new smaller power adapter.
Posted by PLin, on Jul 31, 2007 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine finally shipped too, although the Fedex scan... 5,773 Views / 115 Replies  
Mine finally shipped too, although the Fedex scan doesn't show a departure yet, just the initial scan when Fedex is expecting the shipment. I ordered a stock configuration, but the service type says...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 28, 2007 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm still anxiously waiting for my stock... 5,773 Views / 115 Replies  
I'm still anxiously waiting for my stock configuration MacBook Pro 2.4GHz too. The order was placed by Apple on Jul 16 to replace my MacBook Pro that turned out to be a lemon. I had to send my MBP...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 26, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From my understanding, Apple requires you to have... 2,039 Views / 25 Replies  
From my understanding, Apple requires you to have about 10 bad pixels to replace the screen on the 24-inch iMac. My iMac had about 10 bad sub-pixels, and the Mac Genius told me that mine barely...
Posted by PLin, on Jun 18, 2007 at 04:56 PM, in Marketplace
Video Card Sold, ADC Adapters Still Available. 603 Views / 1 Replies  
Video Card Sold, ADC Adapters Still Available.
Posted by PLin, on Apr 11, 2007 at 11:15 AM, in Marketplace
FS: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Special Edition 256MB 603 Views / 1 Replies  
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Special Edition
- Like New
- 256MB VRAM
- Works with Power Mac G5 with AGP slot
- One ADC port, One DVI port
- Supports TV Output using Optional Apple DVI to Video...
Posted by PLin, on Apr 5, 2007 at 02:55 PM, in Marketplace
PM sent. 518 Views / 11 Replies  
PM sent.
Posted by PLin, on Mar 19, 2007 at 03:43 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Factory Sealed iPod nano 4GB Black 300 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a new, factory sealed iPod nano 4GB black for sale. Apple sells it refurbished for $169 + tax, so I'm asking $180 shipped, since this is a new, factory sealed unit.

I also have an unopened...
Posted by PLin, on Oct 17, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Marketplace
I just got my 24-inch iMac today. I also... 6,716 Views / 11 Replies  
I just got my 24-inch iMac today. I also customized it (upgraded video to 7600GT). On a black background, I have about 6 red pixels, 7 green pixels, and 3 blue pixels. Some are brighter than...
Posted by PLin, on Oct 6, 2006 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: Factory Sealed 5G iPod 30GB Black 327 Views / 0 Replies  
New, factory sealed 5G iPod 30GB Black for sale. I received it as a gift, but I've decided to sell it, since I need the money.

Asking $235 including shipping with insurance to anywhere in the...
Posted by PLin, on Sep 14, 2006 at 12:16 AM, in Marketplace
Price lowered to $2100. 383 Views / 1 Replies  
Price lowered to $2100.
Posted by PLin, on Nov 12, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in Marketplace
FS: LOADED Power Mac G5 Dual 2GHz Rev B w/ PCI-X, 8 RAM Slots 383 Views / 1 Replies  
I've decided to sell my beloved G5 to possibly get a Quad G5 or maybe just a new 17-inch PowerBook. I purchased it in May 2005, so there's still about 6 months left on the warranty, and you can...
Posted by PLin, on Nov 10, 2005 at 12:06 AM, in Marketplace
Price lowered to $1550 via PayPal or $1500 via... 517 Views / 3 Replies  
Price lowered to $1550 via PayPal or $1500 via UPS COD, check, money order, etc.
Posted by PLin, on Nov 3, 2005 at 01:14 AM, in Marketplace
Price lowered to $1600 517 Views / 3 Replies  
Price lowered to $1600
Posted by PLin, on Oct 28, 2005 at 08:45 PM, in Marketplace
FS: PowerBook G4 1.5GHz 15-inch Combo - Factory Sealed 517 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently purchased a PowerBook G4 1.5GHz 15-inch Combo drive that is still factory sealed. Never opened it, since I've been really busy lately. I've decided that I probably won't get much use out...
Posted by PLin, on Oct 26, 2005 at 10:49 PM, in Marketplace
MacWyer, just sent you a PM 430 Views / 6 Replies  
MacWyer, just sent you a PM
Posted by PLin, on Oct 22, 2005 at 05:56 PM, in Marketplace
PayPal is fine, although I would prefer... 430 Views / 6 Replies  
PayPal is fine, although I would prefer non-credit card PayPal, so I don't have to lose 2.9% to PayPal.
Posted by PLin, on Oct 22, 2005 at 04:52 PM, in Marketplace
Bump. Price lowered to $320 shipped or best... 430 Views / 6 Replies  
Bump. Price lowered to $320 shipped or best offer.
Posted by PLin, on Oct 21, 2005 at 05:40 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Immaculate iPod photo 60GB (orig. version w/ all accessories) 430 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm selling my iPod photo 60GB, because I really don't find myself using it much. It's like new with no scratches. When I first opened it, the iPod was put in an iSkin immediately after the plastic...
Posted by PLin, on Oct 18, 2005 at 04:58 PM, in Marketplace
Is the Maxtor part number on the drive? My dual... 346 Views / 1 Replies  
Is the Maxtor part number on the drive? My dual 2GHz G5 came with a Maxtor 6Y160M0, and I'm looking for a matching drive to make a RAID. I can get that model from zipzoomfly for $80.99 shipped, but...
Posted by PLin, on Oct 15, 2005 at 03:46 PM, in Marketplace
NAS drives are useful, because you don't have to... 1,235 Views / 14 Replies  
NAS drives are useful, because you don't have to leave a computer running just to serve files. Also, using a computer as a server can tie up some system resources.

However, almost all of the...
Posted by PLin, on Jan 28, 2005 at 06:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: FS: Immaculate 3G 40GB iPod + AppleCare, iSkin Evo - $300 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Price lowered again to $300. Going on ebay if no sale.
Posted by PLin, on Jan 26, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Marketplace
Price lowered to $320. 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Price lowered to $320.
Posted by PLin, on Jan 21, 2005 at 06:33 AM, in Marketplace
Re: FS: Immaculate 3G 40GB iPod + AppleCare, iSkin Evo 527 Views / 5 Replies  
Price lowered to $340 shipped or best offer. Anyone?
Posted by PLin, on Jan 16, 2005 at 10:23 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Immaculate 3G 40GB iPod + AppleCare, iSkin Evo - $300 527 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm selling my 3G 40GB iPod. There is not a single scratch on it. When it was removed from the plastic, it was immediately put in an iSkin and never used without the case.

The iPod comes with...
Posted by PLin, on Jan 14, 2005 at 01:54 AM, in Marketplace
The majority of the USB Bluetooth Adapters out on... 830 Views / 11 Replies  
The majority of the USB Bluetooth Adapters out on the market are based on either the Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) or Broadcom chipsets. The first few revisions of the D-Link adapter were Broadcom...
Posted by PLin, on Oct 24, 2004 at 07:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Battery life is going to depend a lot on use. If... 1,171 Views / 12 Replies  
Battery life is going to depend a lot on use. If you use the mouse all day long, then changing the batteries once a week isn't unreasonable. Also, AAA batteries don't last as long as AA batteries. ...
Posted by PLin, on Aug 15, 2004 at 02:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I thought Bluetake ships the mouse with NiMH AAA... 1,171 Views / 12 Replies  
I thought Bluetake ships the mouse with NiMH AAA rechargeables.
Posted by PLin, on Aug 14, 2004 at 06:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Doesn't the blinking blue light mean that the... 1,171 Views / 12 Replies  
Doesn't the blinking blue light mean that the batteries are getting low? That could explain the behavior of the mouse.
Posted by PLin, on Aug 14, 2004 at 05:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I stand corrected. I'm really surprised that it... 1,097 Views / 14 Replies  
I stand corrected. I'm really surprised that it works. After struggling with so many brands of USB print servers, a phone call to HP confirmed that you had to buy an HP external JetDirect to print...
Posted by PLin, on Aug 7, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In my experience, clogging becomes a problem with... 1,097 Views / 14 Replies  
In my experience, clogging becomes a problem with Epson printers only with irregular use. If you are using the printer daily, clogging should not be an issue. However, I know a few people who print...
Posted by PLin, on Aug 7, 2004 at 10:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You can read my review for this product at... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
You can read my review for this product at Technohappymeal (http://www.technohappymeal.com/archives/000096.html). I had trouble getting to work with a few devices, so I ended up returning it. ...
Posted by PLin, on Aug 6, 2004 at 01:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Logitech Cordless Presenter... 796 Views / 7 Replies  
The Logitech Cordless Presenter (http://www.btboutique.com/product_info.php?cPath=29&products_id=79) definitely works with the Mac. Without installing any drivers, the left and right mouse buttons...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 28, 2004 at 03:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Kensington PilotMouse Bluetooth... 1,189 Views / 17 Replies  
The Kensington PilotMouse Bluetooth (http://www.btboutique.com/product_info.php?products_id=68) might interest you. It just started shipping, so quantities are extremely limited, but we do have a...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 28, 2004 at 01:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I recommend the Kensington for people who... 1,189 Views / 17 Replies  
I recommend the Kensington for people who absolutely need to configure all of the buttons. Since the MouseWorks supports chording, you can theoretically map 4 additional functions by pushing...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 25, 2004 at 06:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Stay away from the Microsoft Intellmouse Explorer... 1,189 Views / 17 Replies  
Stay away from the Microsoft Intellmouse Explorer Bluetooth. That was one of the first Bluetooth mice on the market, and it's not very good. It doesn't have a power switch, and it doesn't have the...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 25, 2004 at 03:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Logitech Cordless Presenter... 796 Views / 7 Replies  
The Logitech Cordless Presenter (http://www.btboutique.com/product_info.php?cPath=29&products_id=79) may work with the Mac. It definitely works as a mouse, but I haven't tried using the presentation...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 23, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's really odd. Mine turns off: 1. after a... 1,174 Views / 10 Replies  
That's really odd. Mine turns off:
1. after a period (5-10 minutes?) of no use
2. when you turn off Bluetooth on the PowerBook
3. when you sleep or shutdown the PowerBook (essentially turning off...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 18, 2004 at 12:48 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought the original 17-inch 1GHz, and I sold it... 4,217 Views / 18 Replies  
I bought the original 17-inch 1GHz, and I sold it to get the 15-inch 1.25GHz. Although the 15-inch was a bit more portable, when the newest PowerBooks were released, I sold the 15-inch to go back to...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 17, 2004 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Even after applying the firmware, you can still... 1,163 Views / 13 Replies  
Even after applying the firmware, you can still choose in the Bluetooth preference pane whether or not you want Bluetooth devices to wake the computer.
Posted by PLin, on Jul 14, 2004 at 03:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Actually, one of our distributors has some in... 1,378 Views / 16 Replies  
Actually, one of our distributors has some in stock now. If you place an order, it will almost definitely ship out tomorrow (Wednesday), unless they sell out overnight, which is highly unlikely.
...
Posted by PLin, on Jul 14, 2004 at 01:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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