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You have PM. 416 Views / 1 Replies  
You have PM.
Posted by pinkoos, on Apr 8, 2008 at 04:31 PM, in Marketplace
Actually, under Energy Saver/Options, you need to... 405 Views / 3 Replies  
Actually, under Energy Saver/Options, you need to unselect the box that asks you if you want to "dim the display before sleeping" or something to that effect. I was getting annoyed by the same issue...
Posted by pinkoos, on Jun 12, 2006 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Screw stripping is when the head of your... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
Screw stripping is when the head of your screwdriver wears out the "notches" in the screw to the point that there is no "lock in place" of the screwdriver head to the notch in the screw. Obviously,...
Posted by pinkoos, on Jun 7, 2006 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Want to use your new MacBook in clamshell mode, but don't have an external KB/mouse? 1,969 Views / 4 Replies  
I figured this out last night. Don't know if this is a known thing or not, but I was pretty psyched about it.

If you want to use an external monitor with your MacBook in "clamshell" mode, but...
Posted by pinkoos, on Jun 7, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And, whatever you do, DO NOT strip those little... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
And, whatever you do, DO NOT strip those little screws.
Posted by pinkoos, on Jun 7, 2006 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You'll need a Philips #00 screwdriver and a lot... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
You'll need a Philips #00 screwdriver and a lot of "push." It takes determination to get the new RAM to click into its slot. You will have to push very very very hard with at least two fingers...
Posted by pinkoos, on Jun 7, 2006 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you in Houston? If so, does it have the... 394 Views / 5 Replies  
Are you in Houston? If so, does it have the airport card installed? How much RAM? What are all the other specs?

If not in Houston, just let me know...I'm looking for something local.

Thanks!
Posted by pinkoos, on May 29, 2006 at 09:20 AM, in Marketplace
Need a cheap, low-end 15" Powerbook G4 in Houston 394 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

I'm looking for a low-end 15" Powerbook G4. It is for my father who just wants to use it for some web browsing/email while in the kitchen.

It needs to be 15" b/c he needs the extra screen...
Posted by pinkoos, on May 26, 2006 at 05:07 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks, but not really looking for any G4-based... 300 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, but not really looking for any G4-based portables.
Posted by pinkoos, on May 17, 2006 at 01:00 PM, in Marketplace
Oops...some may have interpreted "age" as the age... 300 Views / 4 Replies  
Oops...some may have interpreted "age" as the age of the seller! I want to know the age of the hardware, silly wabbit!

Okay, back to myspace.com....hahahaha.
Posted by pinkoos, on May 17, 2006 at 12:12 PM, in Marketplace
Anybody in Houston have any Mac hardware for sale? 300 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I'm in Houston (West Houston) and am in the market for a new or used Mac. Things I may be interested in are G5 iMacs, G4 minis or Intel iMacs, Intel minis or MacBooks (no MacBook Pros,...
Posted by pinkoos, on May 17, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Marketplace
Remember, the price is $600 and the iMac comes... 490 Views / 8 Replies  
Remember, the price is $600 and the iMac comes with 1.25 GB RAM...seems I can't edit the title of the original post.
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 31, 2006 at 12:07 PM, in Marketplace
The iMac is still available for pick up here in... 490 Views / 8 Replies  
The iMac is still available for pick up here in Houston. If I don't get any local interest by Monday or so, I'll consider shipping it.
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 31, 2006 at 12:05 PM, in Marketplace
Still available, but are you in Houston? 490 Views / 8 Replies  
Still available, but are you in Houston?
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 28, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in Marketplace
Not yet. Have a couple of interested parties who... 490 Views / 8 Replies  
Not yet. Have a couple of interested parties who are going to be checking it out in the next couple of days. If those deals fall through, then I may consider it.
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 27, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Marketplace
Very good point, iREZ...I hadn't even thought of... 753 Views / 6 Replies  
Very good point, iREZ...I hadn't even thought of that. Definitely a factor I should keep in the back of my mind before making a decision.
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 27, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the replies. Theoretically, I would... 753 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the replies. Theoretically, I would like to keep the iMac for longer than a year or two, but that usually doesn't work out. I end up upgrading every year to year and a half.

As for...
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 26, 2006 at 10:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Price lowered to $600. 490 Views / 8 Replies  
Price lowered to $600.
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 26, 2006 at 09:07 AM, in Marketplace
G5 iMac 17" 1.9 GHz $861.17 vs. Intel iMac Core Duo 17" 1.83 GHz $1294.17 vs..... 753 Views / 6 Replies  
G5 iMac 17" 1.9 GHz for $861.17 vs. Intel iMac Core Duo 17" 1.83 GHz for $1294.17 vs. Intel Mac mini Core Duo 1.66 GHz for $799?

These are the prices I can get for new, sealed units (I'll spare...
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 26, 2006 at 01:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the replies. Anybody hooked up an... 578 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the replies. Anybody hooked up an intelmini to a VGA LCD? I had a 1.42 G4 mini when they first came out, but it looked very washed out on my HP f1703 VGA 17" LCD, so I ended up selling...
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 25, 2006 at 08:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Do the new intelminis have video issues like the G4 minis had? 578 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi,

Just wondering...when the G4 minis came out, so many of them had video issues in terms of not working with some LCDs or working, but having blurry, washed out appearances, etc.

Anybody...
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 24, 2006 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've included the 1.25 GB RAM in the original... 490 Views / 8 Replies  
I've included the 1.25 GB RAM in the original $700 asking price. Make me an offer.
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 23, 2006 at 09:08 AM, in Marketplace
FS: iMac G4 17" 1.25 GHz/1.25 GB RAM/80 GB HDD/SuperDrive/OS 10.4 - $700 490 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi,

This listing has been updated to include a total of 1.25 GB RAM for the original $700 asking price. Also, the price is somewhat negotiable. Don't be shy...make me an offer! ...
Posted by pinkoos, on Mar 22, 2006 at 09:25 AM, in Marketplace
Probably also need to edit your original post: ... 567 Views / 12 Replies  
Probably also need to edit your original post: This is MacNN, not Mac Rumors.

;-)
Posted by pinkoos, on Jul 1, 2005 at 01:14 PM, in Marketplace
This won't fix your problem, but it's a potential... 1,634 Views / 7 Replies  
This won't fix your problem, but it's a potential solution:

Connect your Powerbook to your mom's iMac and have the iMac be in Target disk mode. Then, load the Tiger install DVD in your Powerbook...
Posted by pinkoos, on Jun 1, 2005 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know about all the specs on your TiBook,... 2,703 Views / 48 Replies  
I don't know about all the specs on your TiBook, but remember that your iMac probably has a 5400 rpm hard drive, a 100 MHz system bus and 256K L2 cache. All these factors can make the iMac feel...
Posted by pinkoos, on May 31, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Raining Down in Texas, How much RAM is in... 2,703 Views / 48 Replies  
Raining Down in Texas,

How much RAM is in there? I recently picked up a 700 MHz one for my infant son to start fooling around with. It has 1 GB RAM and it flies.

BrunoBruin,

Good to hear...
Posted by pinkoos, on May 29, 2005 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Funny: BrunoBruin is the individual I had sold... 2,703 Views / 48 Replies  
Funny: BrunoBruin is the individual I had sold my original G4 700 iMac to a couple of years ago!

BB: I hope it served you well!
Posted by pinkoos, on May 26, 2005 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
On the contrary, I regret selling my original G4... 2,703 Views / 48 Replies  
On the contrary, I regret selling my original G4 700 a couple of years ago. Here's my story about selling my mini and buying a used G4 iMac:

I think the mini is a great computer, but in the end,...
Posted by pinkoos, on May 25, 2005 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just wanted to put in a few good words about... 597 Views / 5 Replies  
Just wanted to put in a few good words about memory-minus. Very smooth transaction and very easy to deal with. He's on the up and up.

Thanks again memory-minus.

-p
Posted by pinkoos, on May 19, 2005 at 11:36 AM, in Marketplace
Sold. 597 Views / 5 Replies  
Sold.
Posted by pinkoos, on May 16, 2005 at 01:40 AM, in Marketplace
Edited to show price decrease: $550 shipped plus... 597 Views / 5 Replies  
Edited to show price decrease: $550 shipped plus escrow fee.
Posted by pinkoos, on May 15, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in Marketplace
SOLD: Mac mini 1.42 GHz/512 MB RAM/80 GB HDD/Combo/iLife '05/Mac OS X 10.4 Installed 597 Views / 5 Replies  
*SOLD*

-1.42 GHz Mac mini
-512 MB RAM
-80 GB HDD
-Combo drive
-All accessories including the box, manuals, CDs, cables, iLife '05 DVD, etc.
-I can restore the HDD to factory state or...
Posted by pinkoos, on May 15, 2005 at 03:30 AM, in Marketplace
You have a PM. 310 Views / 1 Replies  
You have a PM.
Posted by pinkoos, on May 14, 2005 at 11:13 PM, in Marketplace
Regarding WANTED: G4 iMac in Houston...willing to take offers from elsewhere 306 Views / 2 Replies  
It wouldn't let me edit the title.
Posted by pinkoos, on Apr 30, 2005 at 10:08 AM, in Marketplace
Post edited to reflect willingness to entertain... 280 Views / 1 Replies  
Post edited to reflect willingness to entertain offers from elsewhere in the US.
Posted by pinkoos, on Apr 30, 2005 at 10:05 AM, in Marketplace
WANTED: G4 iMac (Houston or elsewhere) 280 Views / 1 Replies  
Looking to pick one up locally, but will entertain options from anywhere in the US. If you're planning on upgrading and want to get rid of your G4 iMac, send me the details (specs, included...
Posted by pinkoos, on Apr 26, 2005 at 01:35 AM, in Marketplace
Yeah, I'm getting the general impression that I... 818 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, I'm getting the general impression that I need to do some rearranging this weekend! Oh well.
Posted by pinkoos, on Feb 25, 2005 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac mini fan noise in enclosed space 818 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I put my 1.42 GHz mini in an enclosed cabinet which is part of one those "student" desks that you can buy at Office Depot/Office Max for a hundred bucks.

The cabinet is originally...
Posted by pinkoos, on Feb 25, 2005 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: FS: Mac Mini 1.42GHz, Superdrive, 80GB, Airport & Bluetooth..! *Price Lowered* 895 Views / 8 Replies  
What's your best "cash and carry" price for someone in Houston?
Posted by pinkoos, on Feb 11, 2005 at 11:31 AM, in Marketplace
Flash-based iPods confirmed! 1,122 Views / 15 Replies  
So much for Steve saying flash-based players are toys/gifts that never get used:

Apple to begin manufacturing flash-based iPod next month (http://www.appleinsider.com/article.php?id=744)

By...
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 13, 2004 at 11:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I'm just going to wait. No rush. Plus my... 909 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, I'm just going to wait. No rush. Plus my G3 900 is OS 9 bootable (not that I have found any use for that, though).
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 3, 2004 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I'm afraid of something like that... 909 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, I'm afraid of something like that happening. What a bummer!
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 2, 2004 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: When does it make sense to upgrade from iBook to iBook? 909 Views / 15 Replies  
I think if I were to buy a replacement for the iBook, I'd get either another iBook or Powerbook. However, if I wanted to get something *in addition* to my current iBook, then I would be in the...
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 1, 2004 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the thoughts. I think I'm going to... 909 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the thoughts. I think I'm going to wait. I don't use the iBook for anything heavy duty, though we have a baby on the way and I'd like to get into digital video. I really don't think my...
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 1, 2004 at 03:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When does it make sense to upgrade from iBook to iBook? 909 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi,

I currently have an iBook G3 900 (Microcenter deal from last December) with 640 MB RAM/40 GB HDD/Combo drive. Airport card is also installed.

With Apple's release of new iBooks, I'm just...
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 1, 2004 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anybody using a Rio Carbon with a Mac? I have a question 359 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I'm playing around with both an iPod Mini and a Rio Carbon (thanks to Foley's 30 day return policy with no restocking fee and Worst Buy's 30 day return policy with no restocking fee), trying...
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 1, 2004 at 01:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: ipod mini power leakage? 442 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple has some info on their website basically stating that the iPod is never really "off." It's just in a low power "sleep" mode similar to computer sleep. The reason for this is to allow almost...
Posted by pinkoos, on Nov 1, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Screen Spanning Hack Confirmed to Work on New iMac G5s 633 Views / 1 Replies  
Proof Positive that Hack Works (http://www.isbrianworking.com/images/forums/spanning.jpg)
Posted by pinkoos, on Oct 4, 2004 at 09:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: FS: 128 MB RAM pulled from G3 900 iBook 352 Views / 1 Replies  
Anybody interested? Any offers?
Posted by pinkoos, on Jun 2, 2004 at 10:41 AM, in Marketplace
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