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I read this thread and had to reply that... 1,125 Views / 9 Replies  
I read this thread and had to reply that television is no more of turning your mind off than literature. Before there were books, people had to imagine their stories on their own. But that also had...
Posted by bigben1024, on Dec 9, 2003 at 04:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PLEASE Point me towards sources for creating my own themes 327 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm a grad student in Computer Science, and I am very interested in creating my own themes and user interactions, such as changing the way clicks behave on certain apps, dock, etc.

Can someone...
Posted by bigben1024, on Nov 1, 2003 at 02:06 AM, in GUI Customization
no no sorry 561 Views / 2 Replies  
no
no
sorry
Posted by bigben1024, on Nov 1, 2003 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The "genius" at my local apple store told me that... 1,196 Views / 9 Replies  
The "genius" at my local apple store told me that if there was a white spot they would send in for a new screen.

They didn't fix the uneven space tween screen and base when closed.

If any of...
Posted by bigben1024, on Nov 1, 2003 at 01:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought mine from the apple store a week ago. ... 930 Views / 7 Replies  
I bought mine from the apple store a week ago.

no shipping delay here. :)
also, no problemos.
Posted by bigben1024, on Nov 1, 2003 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw the preview and I must say I understand why... 116,736 Views / 1,186 Replies  
I saw the preview and I must say I understand why people don't like it. It looks really cool, but you know, a lot of things look cool monochrome style. (not a bad thing, just observation)

Also,...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 31, 2003 at 01:31 AM, in GUI Customization
I don't know how it works, but if you are using... 2,548 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't know how it works, but if you are using it with your home stereo, you could get an S cable and run it to your tv :) to see what you are choosing.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 31, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, one spec that sounded realistic was the... 1,060 Views / 12 Replies  
yeah, one spec that sounded realistic was the thickness of the 17" laptop. 1.7 "

hmmm...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 31, 2003 at 01:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
for what reasons would one elect to dissable... 1,169 Views / 11 Replies  
for what reasons would one elect to dissable their L2?
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 31, 2003 at 01:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had to dissable my "file vault" security in... 1,069 Views / 11 Replies  
I had to dissable my "file vault" security in order to succesfully install. Microsoft has an older version, so if you want to get it, get it from apple.com/downloads/macosx
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 30, 2003 at 12:25 AM, in Applications
also... there is a warning on mine telling me... 3,824 Views / 34 Replies  
also...
there is a warning on mine telling me to plug it in.
perhaps you missed it, pilot.

cya
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 30, 2003 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
someone is waiting for 15" to be better? ... 1,019 Views / 13 Replies  
someone is waiting for 15" to be better?

mine is perfect!

also, what does it mean to flame someone?

(please don't flame me)


laters
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 30, 2003 at 12:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am a new pb user, but I get just about 3 hrs... 3,824 Views / 34 Replies  
I am a new pb user, but I get just about 3 hrs with full bright and airport on. No bluetooth. I also have my desktop wallpaper changing every 5 seconds.

I mainly use internet, terminal,...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 29, 2003 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
cambro, I'll speculate, and am willing to bet... 1,181 Views / 11 Replies  
cambro,
I'll speculate, and am willing to bet on it.
Where will the offspring of mac os x be in two years?

In my powerbook of course!

I'm still trying to figure out how I can save in a...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 29, 2003 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The "genius" at the apple store Durham, NC told... 1,019 Views / 13 Replies  
The "genius" at the apple store Durham, NC told me that if my screen had white spots, they would get a new display for me.

But... mine doesn't have white spots, so I didn't need that.

There...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 29, 2003 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Used mine on campus the other day. No problems. 4,923 Views / 34 Replies  
Used mine on campus the other day.
No problems.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The dell desktop I bought three years ago is... 1,034 Views / 14 Replies  
The dell desktop I bought three years ago is slower than my new powerbook, so I use the powerbook almost exclusively. I can still use the monitor (CRT), but have to unplug and plug every time...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe Milien uses them for work. did I... 878 Views / 20 Replies  
Maybe Milien uses them for work.

did I forget to mention how much I love my new computer?

it is very nice. I have my desktop wallpaper changing every 5 seconds now. Very cool.

laters.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I just found where on the mac, using java,... 323 Views / 1 Replies  
Yeah, I just found where on the mac, using java, only 44100 sample rate can be used.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:06 AM, in Developer Center
are you joking? There are only two panels on the... 1,493 Views / 6 Replies  
are you joking? There are only two panels on the bottom.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 28, 2003 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15 1.25 GHz 512 MB (2 stix) 80 GB (slower... 878 Views / 20 Replies  
15
1.25 GHz
512 MB (2 stix)
80 GB (slower one)
Supa Drive

I got this powerbook on panther night, no more than 5 days ago. It is simply amazing.

I thought that it was a defect that the...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 28, 2003 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
java sound.sampled problem 323 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm getting an error saying that there is no line with the AudioFormat taht I need. I cannot get this program working, and it is extrememly stressful.
Plesae help.
Ben
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 28, 2003 at 10:00 PM, in Developer Center
uneven screen-base width closed 376 Views / 0 Replies  
My brand-new, bought-from-store powerbook has uneven space between the monitor and the base on the right vs left side facing the clasp. It seems as though I have read someone else has had this...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 25, 2003 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
as in all aspects of life. that said, I do... 4,792 Views / 27 Replies  
as in all aspects of life.
that said, I do recomend a swift kick in the butt for some people.
try to imagine the reasons they will give you not to do what you want.
prepare your response to that...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 24, 2003 at 03:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
to make you feel better... my graduate... 1,275 Views / 10 Replies  
to make you feel better...


my graduate school experience so far at NCSU (NC State) has been a nightmare. I did undergrad at a different school, so the classes were not as challenging, thus,...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 23, 2003 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
K-12 and uni. ... 483 Views / 1 Replies  
K-12 and uni.
http://store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Images/routingpage.html
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 23, 2003 at 02:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
glad to hear it ming. we all need to go on a... 1,640 Views / 23 Replies  
glad to hear it ming.
we all need to go on a rant every now and then.
I find myself on rants more often than not some days...
Just means I'm thinking critically! :)
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 23, 2003 at 02:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ming sooths us with his kind, gentle words... '' ... 1,640 Views / 23 Replies  
Ming sooths us with his kind, gentle words... ''

this is a pig: ^(00)^
can you see it too?
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 23, 2003 at 12:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmmm. Try getting their name and asking for a... 2,522 Views / 52 Replies  
Hmmm.
Try getting their name and asking for a supervisor.
This didn't work for me (previously mentioned).
But it might work for you.

The dufus actually asked me what the girl did wrong in...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 22, 2003 at 03:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
you as the consumer should demand that the... 2,522 Views / 52 Replies  
you as the consumer should demand that the bookstore investigate and take care of it. A month wait is not acceptable. I think that if you were a 40+ man you would have no trouble getting answers....
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 21, 2003 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I will never put my prized device within two feet... 4,488 Views / 74 Replies  
I will never put my prized device within two feet of such rank. Just my conviction. Just kidding. To each his/her own I guess.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 21, 2003 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have seen them. I forgot the website though. ... 557 Views / 7 Replies  
I have seen them. I forgot the website though. Basically, from what I'm told, any sodimm 333 pc2700 will work on the new 15 pb.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 21, 2003 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: yeah, wasn't there a one-handed keyboard reviewed... 4,488 Views / 74 Replies  
yeah, wasn't there a one-handed keyboard reviewed on tech-tv? I need to check out that review. just kidding.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 21, 2003 at 03:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation that B&W... 952 Views / 6 Replies  
Isn't D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation that B&W racist movie with only white actors?
It is almost funny to watch how pitiful the actors look with the shoe polish on, almost.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 21, 2003 at 01:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
no. there are two memory slots. you can find... 557 Views / 7 Replies  
no.
there are two memory slots.
you can find the specs on apple website.
2 GB max
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 21, 2003 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Oh man... I don't think I'll ever ask to borrow... 4,488 Views / 74 Replies  
Oh man...
I don't think I'll ever ask to borrow a laptop again.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 21, 2003 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
From island? Is it kojay? 506 Views / 3 Replies  
From island? Is it kojay?
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 20, 2003 at 07:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm planning on buying a mac because of the... 1,469 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm planning on buying a mac because of the programming aspects.
I have spoken with some of my classmates (CS grad school) who bring their powerbooks to class every time. They told me that using...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 20, 2003 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm waiting until saturday to buy my powerbook... 689 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm waiting until saturday to buy my powerbook 15. It is difficult, but I have enough programming and survey assignments from grad school to keep me preoccupied. (I almost broke down and bought it...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 20, 2003 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to admit, the ferrari notebook would go... 1,565 Views / 19 Replies  
I have to admit, the ferrari notebook would go well with the ferrari toaster and ferrari blender I ordered.
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 16, 2003 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
honestly I don't have my pb yet, but I have spent... 1,654 Views / 37 Replies  
honestly I don't have my pb yet, but I have spent some time in the apple store. Boy have I! I also have to admit, I never thought about moving my finger faster. DUH! I can't believe I didn't...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 16, 2003 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I've been to hornsby! I really liked Sydney. ... 1,127,728 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I've been to hornsby!
I really liked Sydney.
The one thing I didn't care for was the occasional asian-specific racist remark.
But, you know, it's just like anywhere else, including asian...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 16, 2003 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I read somewhere that because the macworld expo... 3,723 Views / 51 Replies  
I read somewhere that because the macworld expo was not in newyork, that apple would not participate.
If they only make 30k at a time, why wouldn't they tell us if there is a new one coming out?
I...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 16, 2003 at 12:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can apple give us a trackpoint? 1,654 Views / 37 Replies  
Does anyone know why Apple hasn't added a trackpoint to their powerbooks?
That was my favorite feature of the used ibm I bought last year.
I feel like I have more control over the pointer on the...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 16, 2003 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: toans____________________________ Lol Im... 1,127,728 Views / 4,110 Replies  
toans____________________________

Lol Im Aussie and you're right...Fosters tastes like crap...I;ve only ever seen 2 or 3 people drinking the crap....best Aussie beer is Toohey's Extra...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 16, 2003 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ok...... I hate you now. just kidding. ... 2,028 Views / 29 Replies  
ok......
I hate you now.
just kidding.
that sucks.
I didn't look at the fine print.
I thought that because it was on the internet it was still on.
I supposed that because it is still...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 16, 2003 at 01:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
WOW! Thanks for posting this deal!!! The... 2,028 Views / 29 Replies  
WOW!
Thanks for posting this deal!!!
The education price for the ipod is $269, so in effect, you have given me the chance to get an ipod for around $70!
You are my hero.

The link is......
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 15, 2003 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Hardware/... 697 Views / 5 Replies  
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Hardware/Developer_Notes/Macintosh_CPUs-G4/15inchPowerBookG4/index.html

here's the link for anyone who is interested.

Thanks for the help... now to read...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 14, 2003 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
cambro: -------------------------------------- ... 3,591 Views / 68 Replies  
cambro:
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To each their own, but I really like font rendering in X.

In anything sensual, nothing is going to please everyone. ...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 14, 2003 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
simplicity for me. The best looking cars to me... 1,565 Views / 19 Replies  
simplicity for me.
The best looking cars to me have the name of the car and emblem taken off, as well as shaved door handles, etc.
I think the slot drive is a great example of that for the...
Posted by bigben1024, on Oct 14, 2003 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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