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Go for the nano. That way you can have multiple... 764 Views / 10 Replies  
Go for the nano. That way you can have multiple playlists and also have the Nike+ capability if you want to buy that down the line. The shuffle is neat I had it but the clip doesnt hold the greatest....
Posted by peterauch21, on Jan 11, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Hmm so anyone have any specific reasons why you... 863 Views / 11 Replies  
Hmm so anyone have any specific reasons why you leave it on or turn it off? Just curious what types of workload you put your macbook through while it is on.
Posted by peterauch21, on Jan 11, 2007 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: What is the average uptime of your macbook? 863 Views / 11 Replies  
How long do you keep your macbook running without it going to sleep or turning it off? What type of wear have you noticed? Any hit in performance or system speeds? What are the reasons that you dont...
Posted by peterauch21, on Jan 9, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Spartan452: What are you talking about razor... 952 Views / 10 Replies  
Spartan452: What are you talking about razor sharp edges?
Posted by peterauch21, on Jan 9, 2007 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1. The macbook is a very good laptop. It gets... 952 Views / 10 Replies  
1. The macbook is a very good laptop. It gets around 3+ hours of battery life. It has a very sharp screen. The 13inch widescreen is still large enough to use w/o hooking it up to an external display....
Posted by peterauch21, on Jan 8, 2007 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not enough information in the users posts to jump... 2,666 Views / 44 Replies  
Not enough information in the users posts to jump on the "OMG HOW COULD APPLE DO THIS?!" bandwagon.
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 22, 2006 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I assume you are talking about the ram upgrade? I... 3,849 Views / 53 Replies  
I assume you are talking about the ram upgrade? I bought 2 sticks from bestbuy.. I use adium because the duck is funny. I havent messed with iChat much. But the duckeh is mah friend.
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 12, 2006 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Games is pretty much the only reason why I put... 2,631 Views / 41 Replies  
Games is pretty much the only reason why I put bootcamp on my mac.. That and I dont have the desire to buy another copy of office since I already have a copy for windows. Neo office doesn't cut it...
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 11, 2006 at 05:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I used 512 for almost three months.. 512 was... 3,849 Views / 53 Replies  
I used 512 for almost three months.. 512 was decent.. I was able to run multiple programs.. Safari, iTunes, adium, and Tremulous (FPS game) with no problems. I now have 2gigs of ram and dont see a...
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 11, 2006 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My week 35 macbook Core Duo is working... 1,554 Views / 19 Replies  
My week 35 macbook Core Duo is working flawlessly. I bought it early September and have not had any issues with it. The newer C2D machines aren't suffering from the same issues that the original...
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 8, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats on the purchase! I'm sure she'll be a... 1,587 Views / 21 Replies  
Congrats on the purchase! I'm sure she'll be a happy girl. And I can attest to the fact that 1.25 doesnt work as well as matched pairs.
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 4, 2006 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it possible to test your MB with someone elses... 673 Views / 6 Replies  
Is it possible to test your MB with someone elses AC adapter? However since apple already sent you a new one it sounds like there might be something wrong with the connection on the laptop side not...
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 4, 2006 at 04:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm I'll check it out and post my findings. Is... 1,136 Views / 19 Replies  
Hmm I'll check it out and post my findings. Is the CoD2 demo universal binary? Or is it still a PowerPC app?
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 4, 2006 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Will running the games in macbooks native... 1,136 Views / 19 Replies  
Will running the games in macbooks native resolution help with performance and give better FPS?
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 4, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just downloaded the ut2004 demo. Here are my... 1,136 Views / 19 Replies  
I just downloaded the ut2004 demo. Here are my findings.
Under normal mode at 640x480. I'd average 20 FPS.
30 in small areas.
15 in larger areas with a lot of fighting.

This was running in...
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 3, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've heard that the newer keyboards/wrist pads... 1,712 Views / 9 Replies  
I've heard that the newer keyboards/wrist pads are more resiliant to discoloration.
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 1, 2006 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
With a mbp you have a dedicated video card unlike... 1,336 Views / 21 Replies  
With a mbp you have a dedicated video card unlike the macbook so that doesnt surprise me that it would run well.
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 1, 2006 at 02:11 PM, in Gaming
To play a demo of WOW you have to download the... 1,136 Views / 19 Replies  
To play a demo of WOW you have to download the entire game which is almost 3 gigs I think.. That is crazy.. =p I have two gigs of ram in the mail so I'm going to do some more testing once I get them...
Posted by peterauch21, on Dec 1, 2006 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I didnt play very long as I was just checking it... 1,136 Views / 19 Replies  
I didnt play very long as I was just checking it out to see if it would even perform at all. I've been able to play Tremolous (Spelling might be wrong) which is a first person shooter off of the...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been able to play the quake 4 demo on my... 1,136 Views / 19 Replies  
I've been able to play the quake 4 demo on my macbook. I only have 512mb of ram and it wasnt terrible. I also wouldn't call it stellar.. Expect to run the newer games on very low settings to get them...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The higher RPM drive will get a little warmer and... 560 Views / 3 Replies  
The higher RPM drive will get a little warmer and drain a little bit more battery life. I have a macbook with 512 ram and was able to play the quake 4 demo which I dont think was universal.. So you...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 02:48 PM, in Gaming
Tremolous (spelling is off I think) is a pretty... 2,269 Views / 20 Replies  
Tremolous (spelling is off I think) is a pretty sweet game. It's a first person shooter that pits aliens vs space marines. It is multiplayer only as far as I know. You can download it off of apples...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 02:24 PM, in Gaming
Yikes. Looks like it got squashed. Doesn't look... 694 Views / 4 Replies  
Yikes. Looks like it got squashed. Doesn't look like a defect.. Just to much pressure on the macbook.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a tiny external usb mouse that I generally... 541 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a tiny external usb mouse that I generally use. I'm going to check out that sidetrack driver though.. seems pretty cool. that would help a lot when I dont have any desire to get out my mouse.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm the demo might not have been universal.. I... 1,336 Views / 21 Replies  
Hmm the demo might not have been universal.. I might attempt to take another stab at it with the real deal once I upgrade my ram.. In the demo they were cursing up a storm does that continue in the...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 10:03 AM, in Gaming
No other thoughts? They have dropped the 12"... 796 Views / 5 Replies  
No other thoughts? They have dropped the 12" models?
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 30, 2006 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
$89 a pop isn't bad at all. Thanks for the link! 879 Views / 6 Replies  
$89 a pop isn't bad at all. Thanks for the link!
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 29, 2006 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple higher end laptop updates? 796 Views / 5 Replies  
How long does apple wait to release the smaller 12 inch versions of their high end laptops? In this case.. How long til we see a 12 inch MBP and do they generally have high end graphic cards in them?...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 29, 2006 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
They replace the entire thing, wrist pad and all.... 1,712 Views / 9 Replies  
They replace the entire thing, wrist pad and all. There was a picture floating around some where.. Someone had a blackbook that had issues with his keyboard. The apple store tossed a white keyboard...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 28, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The entire keyboard is replaceable. I dont know... 1,712 Views / 9 Replies  
The entire keyboard is replaceable. I dont know if they would attempt to just replace two keys rather then swapping out the entire thing.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 28, 2006 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good to see that they took care of you. 2,328 Views / 8 Replies  
Good to see that they took care of you.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 28, 2006 at 12:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmm, ive been curious as to were some of my space... 1,369 Views / 12 Replies  
Hmm, ive been curious as to were some of my space has gone too. I was using what size but I'll check out Disk inventory to see if it is any different. I'll let you guys know which is better once I'm...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 28, 2006 at 12:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So you paid $129 for two sticks of 1gb? or $129... 879 Views / 6 Replies  
So you paid $129 for two sticks of 1gb? or $129 per stick?
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 28, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i have a macbook. 726 Views / 9 Replies  
i have a macbook.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 21, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
Well it runs on my macbook with 512mb.. It's... 1,336 Views / 21 Replies  
Well it runs on my macbook with 512mb.. It's choppy but not unplayable. It's not the super stellar game that it obviously could be but it was playable. I dont think I would recommend it to anyone.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 21, 2006 at 03:35 PM, in Gaming
Your thoughts on SafariSpeed 2.0 726 Views / 9 Replies  
Does it actually speed anything up? It saddens me to see my XP machine beat my mac in the race of loading web pages. :brick: What are your opinions and thoughts?
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 21, 2006 at 03:32 PM, in Applications
Hmm.. "I see" said the blind mouse. I wasn't sure... 2,328 Views / 8 Replies  
Hmm.. "I see" said the blind mouse. I wasn't sure why sometimes when I would power it on it would jump right into the music where as other times it would have the apple splash screen pop up. Thank...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 21, 2006 at 01:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I love apple sauce.. and the flat front of my 5G. 882 Views / 12 Replies  
I love apple sauce.. and the flat front of my 5G.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 21, 2006 at 01:46 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Dont get me wrong. I love my job. Just prefer the... 739 Views / 5 Replies  
Dont get me wrong. I love my job. Just prefer the mac OS over windows ever since I got my macbook. It was my first mac and I dont think I'll be going back. Still a few things that I would like to...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 19, 2006 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought I read that when needed more ram would... 1,336 Views / 21 Replies  
I thought I read that when needed more ram would be pulled from the system ram up to 256mb if you have two gigs in your MB.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 17, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Gaming
heh congrats.. I know the feeling of using ones... 739 Views / 5 Replies  
heh congrats.. I know the feeling of using ones mac at home and then coming to work and using a windows machine.. What is even worse for me is that I work in a Windows Help desk. :(
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 17, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you look at both pictures you can tell that... 882 Views / 12 Replies  
If you look at both pictures you can tell that the older model has the rounded edges on the front too.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 17, 2006 at 09:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It would make a large difference for me since my... 1,336 Views / 21 Replies  
It would make a large difference for me since my MB VRAM is shared and pulls from the system ram.
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 15, 2006 at 05:20 PM, in Gaming
How much ram did you have in your MBP? 1,336 Views / 21 Replies  
How much ram did you have in your MBP?
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 15, 2006 at 10:51 AM, in Gaming
Quake 4 on a macbook 1,336 Views / 21 Replies  
What are your experiances with Quake 4 on a macbook with the maxxed ram? Is it playable? I guess the easiest way for me to find out would be to DL the demo but was just curious what you guys thought....
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 14, 2006 at 05:01 PM, in Gaming
The keyboard is awesome. Might take a little... 723 Views / 4 Replies  
The keyboard is awesome. Might take a little typing to get used to it but not a whole lot. The glossy screen is also very good. Right now I'm using a matte screen and its just not the same. Not...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 13, 2006 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I picked up a new 2G shuffle a week ago. I ran... 1,676 Views / 12 Replies  
I picked up a new 2G shuffle a week ago. I ran with it a few times and havent had any issues with it. Are there any cases that can protect it from sweat yet? Anyone have any good links?
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 13, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Dont do it! =p You'll end up losing a bit of... 822 Views / 7 Replies  
Dont do it! =p You'll end up losing a bit of money if you sell it and then buy the new 8gig nano. You'll also lose the additional space that you could be using for data backup. If you dont already do...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 10, 2006 at 05:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What is the model number or name of them? 4,046 Views / 23 Replies  
What is the model number or name of them?
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 7, 2006 at 05:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Headphones used while running.. 4,046 Views / 23 Replies  
What is the best set of headphones to run in.. Ones that wont fall out of your ears? I have the shuffle so I dont want to buy some really expensive ones to use. Just some basic ones that wont fall...
Posted by peterauch21, on Nov 7, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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