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S.L.O.W. - but O.K. 1,122 Views / 16 Replies  
i occasionally run VPC 4 with Win98 on an iBook600 with 384 Megs of RAM.

it's slow.
that is: S.L.O.W.
really really really slow.
BUT: it works. and very good, too.

i use it for...
Posted by anna katzner, on Aug 23, 2002 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
G3/233 (Desktop) forgets Ethernet, falls back to serial port 964 Views / 0 Replies  
i've got an old G3/233 desktop (beige).

when i turn it on and my Powerbook is on, too, the G3 remembers correctly that my AppleTalk-connection is "ethernet".

but when the Powerbook is not...
Posted by anna katzner, on Aug 23, 2002 at 02:59 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
jep, i can confirm it does get hot. PRETTY HOT... 573 Views / 11 Replies  
jep, i can confirm it does get hot. PRETTY HOT actually.

however, the fan in my iBook has never once started so far, so i guess the temperature is o.k. (for the iBook anyway, my hand feels a...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jul 11, 2002 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
maybe this helps you with your descision: ... 407 Views / 4 Replies  
maybe this helps you with your descision:

i've got a G4/400 with dual-21-inch-monitors and a iBook/600 (DVD-read / CDRW-write).

if i absolutely had to give up one machine it would be the G4.
...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jul 11, 2002 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hi maddjn, if i were you i'd go for the... 636 Views / 16 Replies  
hi maddjn,

if i were you i'd go for the 700-iBook with the combo-drive (DVD & CD). and buy as much RAM as you can afford!

you should have at least 384 MB RAM (128 on board + an additional...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jun 22, 2002 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
(caution: this may be complete BS) i guess... 1,031 Views / 9 Replies  
(caution: this may be complete BS)

i guess you're using iTunes to play your Audio-CDs.

maybe using the "old-style" AppleCD Audio-application (OS 8-9) might help?

(it's not installed by...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jun 22, 2002 at 05:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my experience is this: yes, you will... 427 Views / 10 Replies  
my experience is this:

yes, you will definitely find the keyboard-marks on the screen , unless you put something between the screen & the keyboard whenever closing the lid.

(mind you - ...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jun 17, 2002 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That Evil Ring - It's Official! (beta) 296 Views / 1 Replies  
- limited ed. of 20.000! - short time offer only! - collector's item! -

- 3 for the 7/11-clerks in their dark lair.
- 7 for the Tupperware-Saleswomen - forever lost in Suburbia
- 10 lost in...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jun 4, 2002 at 01:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
but with a tower-Mac surely we can just upgrade... 670 Views / 36 Replies  
but with a tower-Mac surely we can just upgrade the graphic-card, can't we?

i know i'm stuck with wht i have on my iBook (but am quite happy with it, really).

a.k.
Posted by anna katzner, on May 7, 2002 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the braindead ease of OS X? it's here! 343 Views / 1 Replies  
...well it's here, actually:
http://www.stepwise.com/Articles/Editorial/2002-04-01.01.html
(introducing: dwimnwis, meaning: "Do What I Meant Not What I Said").

but wait! this obviously doesn't...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 30, 2002 at 07:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
iBook-HD: really loud CLACK-ing noise...?! 374 Views / 2 Replies  
iBook/600, 3 months old. just woke it from sleep (OS 9.2) and the HD (apparently when trying to spin up) started making this relly loud CLACK-CLACK-CLACK-CLACKing-noise. i could actually feel the...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 18, 2002 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
JeffZPgh, - i don't get it ??? ... 1,299 Views / 21 Replies  
JeffZPgh,



- i don't get it ???

anna
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 15, 2002 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
for what you describe an iBook/600 seems like a... 1,299 Views / 21 Replies  
for what you describe an iBook/600 seems like a good choice. (there are no 500s around anymore, unless you mean the 500 TiBook which is something very different (G4-processor).

i suggest you get...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 15, 2002 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oops! - sorry, didn't read yr post properly, so i... 326 Views / 2 Replies  
oops! - sorry, didn't read yr post properly, so i don't know if the the stuff below is really useful to you. just bear in mind: it's always good to have another partition to boot from in case your...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 12, 2002 at 08:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
one thing you should really, really consider is... 342 Views / 7 Replies  
one thing you should really, really consider is this: data-redundancy (backups).

it's great to have a larger (internal) HD, but to me having a storage medium which is physically seperate from my...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 12, 2002 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
to end this tedious (almost flame-like ;)... 816 Views / 23 Replies  
to end this tedious (almost flame-like ;) -thread (please!) i wish to state that:

No - i never meant to hurt any Photoshop- or iBook-user's feelings! you do great! all of you!

No - i never...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 4, 2002 at 08:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mastrap: you said it: Netscape 3! i had to... 371 Views / 7 Replies  
mastrap: you said it: Netscape 3!

i had to use (for a number of reasons i'm not going into right now :rolleyes: ) explorer 4.5 / 5 - and that was painfully slow.

netscape, of course, was a...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 3, 2002 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
this is actually a very resonable question: ... 371 Views / 7 Replies  
this is actually a very resonable question:

e.g. with my old PowerBook1400 the bottleneck was the powerbook itself. especially with large HTML-pages and internet explorer 5 the modem (56k) would...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 2, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mysterious Macally-mouse-problem solved... 440 Views / 0 Replies  
i bought a Macally iOpti jr.-mouse for my iBook.
very neat mouse: small, optical, 3 buttons, scrollwheel.
(specs here: http://www.macally.com/spec/usb/input_device/ioptijr.html )

but sometimes...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 2, 2002 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macally iOpti jr.-mouse-mystery solved! 506 Views / 1 Replies  
i bought a Macally iOpti jr.-mouse for my iBook.
very neat mouse: small, optical, 3 buttons, scrollwheel.
(specs here: http://www.macally.com/spec/usb/input_device/ioptijr.html )

but sometimes...
Posted by anna katzner, on Apr 2, 2002 at 06:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iBook/600 Combo, 384 MB RAM 3 Partitions,... 1,026 Views / 83 Replies  
iBook/600 Combo, 384 MB RAM

3 Partitions, MacOS 9.2 ONLY

(i've got way too much classic stuff going to bother me with X as yet. (graphic/typo/web-design))

(this does not mean that i don't...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 28, 2002 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what them apple neeed... ...is to boost the... 424 Views / 14 Replies  
what them apple neeed...

...is to boost the iBook indeed. however not just now. not "under pressure" (as if apple ever...)

i fear that apple will update the iBook along the current...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 27, 2002 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
welll, welll... as i said: the iBook is... 816 Views / 23 Replies  
welll, welll...

as i said: the iBook is perfectly capable of running Photoshop(6).

what i'm shouting against is Joe Average User rating (e.g.) an iBook for it's Photoshop-capabilities without...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 27, 2002 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i disagree... you wrote: ... 816 Views / 23 Replies  
i disagree...

you wrote:


welllll.... yes. ... an amateur actually could "work" like this.

but if you're an amateur - why the hell did you pay such an enormous ammont of money for a...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 26, 2002 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no problem whatsoever. i'm running PS6 on an... 816 Views / 23 Replies  
no problem whatsoever.

i'm running PS6 on an iBook/600 with 384 MB RAM and i really can't complain.

i'm a graphics professional. obviously for the "real" work i use a G4 with 2 LARGE displays...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 26, 2002 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
this may be because the apple-modems (and... 382 Views / 5 Replies  
this may be because the apple-modems (and IP-software) are rather hysterical about phone-line-quality.

if the apple-modem decides that the line isn't 100% perfect it will drop the initial...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 17, 2002 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
it' s very easy to see a difference between 32k... 378 Views / 12 Replies  
it' s very easy to see a difference between 32k and 16mil colors, even in the finder:

create a folder on your desktop, label it to some color (e.g. orange) and change the colors to 32k - you will...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 16, 2002 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wasn't that "india ink" or someting...? too... 343 Views / 2 Replies  
wasn't that "india ink" or someting...?

too bored to google for it right now, but this might give you an idea what to look for.

hth,
anna
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 15, 2002 at 09:19 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
hi Mojo, if that' s your concern: -... 441 Views / 11 Replies  
hi Mojo,

if that' s your concern:


- forget about it.

the iBook600 is (in my 10 years with apple-machines) the most perfect machine i've ever had.

the things you mention may be an...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 15, 2002 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
sh*t! guess i ordered my iBook a... 275 Views / 2 Replies  
sh*t!

guess i ordered my iBook a couple'a'weeks to soon.

really cool for you.

but then - my iBook is really, really cool.
could have been really, really, really cool with the 8x burner.
...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 15, 2002 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you might want to have a look at this one: ... 389 Views / 11 Replies  
you might want to have a look at this one:

macally iOpti jr.

( http://www.macally.com/spec/usb/input_device/ioptijr.html )

i've got one & i love it. 2 buttons + clickable scrollwheel, and...
Posted by anna katzner, on Mar 14, 2002 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what's the deal with the TOSHIBA DVD/CD-RW-drive?... 386 Views / 12 Replies  
what's the deal with the TOSHIBA DVD/CD-RW-drive?

are there different configurations for the iBook/600/DVD/CDRW about?

what other drives were used? are they any better? should i get...
Posted by anna katzner, on Feb 28, 2002 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
just where do you get that electrical shock? the... 318 Views / 3 Replies  
just where do you get that electrical shock? the iBook's casing is mainly plastic....

i've heard about this kind of problem with the TiBooks, but with an iBook? 's a new one on me.

i'm not...
Posted by anna katzner, on Feb 28, 2002 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the "faulty power jack" problem is real... 262 Views / 1 Replies  
...i'm soooo happy!

not about the problem itself, obviously, but rather that it's (kinda) official now.

when i talked to my vendor (and a repair shop) here in germany i was told: "get a new...
Posted by anna katzner, on Feb 28, 2002 at 09:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
getting better... my "old" iBook (500/2001)... 499 Views / 27 Replies  
getting better...

my "old" iBook (500/2001) had the faulty-power-jack-problem, apart from that: a great machine

with my new iBook (600/DVDcombo/2002 ) i got rid of the power-jack-problem but...
Posted by anna katzner, on Feb 28, 2002 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i've got the macally iOpti jr.-mouse. ... 443 Views / 16 Replies  
i've got the macally iOpti jr.-mouse.
2buttons,scrollwheel and very small&light

however i'm using USBoverdrive for the driver, which to mee seems more stable than the original Macally (or...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jan 27, 2002 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
trouble with iBook power-connector... 276 Views / 1 Replies  
my iBook500/DualUSB works great except for one annoying flaw:

whenever i plug in the external power the iBook does not immediately get power (can be ovserved nicely via the control-strip), usualy...
Posted by anna katzner, on Jan 12, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"The Device" - first picture! 543 Views / 22 Replies  
...it is, however, not a "breakthrough device" but rather a "groundbreaking device".

top secret picture here: http://www.geocities.com/groundbreakingdevice

yours, anna ;)

The Device...
Posted by anna katzner, on Oct 19, 2001 at 05:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
 
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