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So why can't Apple add an option to allow users... 1,110 Views / 17 Replies  
So why can't Apple add an option to allow users to tweak fan turn on speed and cpu throttling? I know there's a "better battery life" option in energy saver, but that doesn't allow you to select...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 20, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not surprised top left corner on macbook is... 1,110 Views / 17 Replies  
Not surprised top left corner on macbook is significantly hotter. I've been complaining about it since day 1. My macbook is plugged into AC power all the time, so that corner gets even hotter. The...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 19, 2006 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook: dead hard drive? 621 Views / 1 Replies  
I was using macbook last night and all the sudden hard drive started making clicking noises. OSX froze right away and I couldn't boot up anymore. All I see is a folder icon with question mark...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 8, 2006 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: here... 1,118,699 Views / 4,110 Replies  
here (http://www.grayserg.by.ru/DN-1(1280x1024).jpg)
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 2, 2006 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Macbook with Dell 2005fpw ... 1,118,699 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Macbook with Dell 2005fpw

http://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/Photos/2006.07.01.workstation.jpg
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 1, 2006 at 08:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I hear "sizzle and crackle" sound from my macbook... 5,689 Views / 26 Replies  
I hear "sizzle and crackle" sound from my macbook even without powerbrick attached. It goes away if I run photobooth or keep the cpu busy. Maybe this is the whining problem I'm experiencing and not...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jun 20, 2006 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i don't do any video editing so i can't comment... 876 Views / 5 Replies  
i don't do any video editing so i can't comment on that. i did watch 1080p videos with my macbook. it played flawlessly through dvi output to hdtv at 1080i.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jun 6, 2006 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i ordered white 2GHz w/ 1gb of ram the day it... 9,386 Views / 186 Replies  
i ordered white 2GHz w/ 1gb of ram the day it came out using educational discount. estimated shipping date is may 23.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on May 18, 2006 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i bought a white macbook. i don't like the matte... 60,976 Views / 246 Replies  
i bought a white macbook. i don't like the matte black finish and i can't justify paying $200 for a different color.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on May 17, 2006 at 12:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i see. thanks for all the replies. looks like i... 489 Views / 4 Replies  
i see. thanks for all the replies. looks like i have to get core duo then.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on May 15, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Core Duo Question 489 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't used any dual core processors so I'm not sure how they work. Does OS see one or two processors? I'm asking this because I want to upgrade to be able to play HD media.

If OS sees one...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on May 15, 2006 at 09:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mail.app freezes upon opening 408 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm not sure what happened, but my Mail.app freezes when I open it. The window would come up but I would get a busy cursor and nothing happens. I can't think of anything that would cause it to crash...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Sep 28, 2005 at 02:42 PM, in Applications
not sure if i really like the no button design.... 16,297 Views / 280 Replies  
not sure if i really like the no button design. i'll have to test it out before getting one.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Aug 2, 2005 at 10:30 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i'm not exaggerating. when i bought my ibook, i... 1,544 Views / 23 Replies  
i'm not exaggerating. when i bought my ibook, i went to my univ's computer show room. they had both pc and macs. i was turned off by the dark lcd on ibook compare to all the pc 12" ones. the guy who...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 31, 2005 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
they're all like that. it looks alright in a dark... 1,544 Views / 23 Replies  
they're all like that. it looks alright in a dark room, but otherwise subpar.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 31, 2005 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the lcd is same as apple's 20", just the... 1,327 Views / 21 Replies  
the lcd is same as apple's 20", just the backlight and input board are different. it's the backlight that some people are complaining about. bleeding can be slight or severe on some monitors....
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 31, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
ibook and preview app 498 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 1.2GHz G4 ibook and I'm getting image corruption in preview app (tiger version). However with panther version of preview app, image corruption didn't occur. I find this to be very odd and...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 29, 2005 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i just went on apple's site and looked up logic... 2,260 Views / 29 Replies  
i just went on apple's site and looked up logic board failure description. sounds awfully similar to problems i'm having w/ a 1.2GHz G4 ibook (Nov 04). i've been getting distorted images in preview...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 29, 2005 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, i tried disabling shapeshifter and... 378 Views / 2 Replies  
yeah, i tried disabling shapeshifter and windowshade but that didn't help.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 26, 2005 at 09:25 PM, in Applications
Preview window corruption 378 Views / 2 Replies  
ever since I upgrade to tiger on my ibook g4, i've been getting graphics corruption in preview and idvd. here's (https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/preview-prob.jpg) a screenshot to show you...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 26, 2005 at 08:35 PM, in Applications
I agree 512MB is the proper amount. I was just... 7,073 Views / 97 Replies  
I agree 512MB is the proper amount. I was just commenting even w/ that much ram osx can be sluggish. PowerMac isn't a laptop. The only reason I got an ibook was for portability since I have a proper...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 26, 2005 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not too impressed w/ upgrade at all. I use... 7,073 Views / 97 Replies  
I'm not too impressed w/ upgrade at all. I use ibook w/ 20" LCD most of the time so having only 16MB of VRAM (since it's split) is less than desirable. As for memory bump, I have 512MB already and...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 26, 2005 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i gave away my ipod last month and got an iaudio... 891 Views / 11 Replies  
i gave away my ipod last month and got an iaudio x5 that can play video. i never though apple would come out w/ video this year but if they do then i'm quite surprised. since i've been watching video...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 18, 2005 at 10:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
http://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/Screensho... 2,083,355 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/Screenshots/2005.07.17.osx.border.png
dirty only (http://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/Screenshots/2005.07.17.osx.jpg)
void guikit
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 17, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in GUI Customization
you have to be kidding me. you're mirroring the... 665 Views / 10 Replies  
you have to be kidding me. you're mirroring the ibook at 1024x768? there is screen spanning hack out there you know... i also have an ibook w/ 2005fpw. you can run it at native res just fine, not...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jul 15, 2005 at 12:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/Screensho... 2,083,355 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/Screenshots/2005.06.30.osx.border.jpg

clean (http://mywebspace.wisc.edu/klapoetke/web/Screenshots/2005.06.30.osx.clean.jpg) :: dirty...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jun 30, 2005 at 04:19 PM, in GUI Customization
it's suppose to be stars. in other ppl's... 597 Views / 4 Replies  
it's suppose to be stars. in other ppl's screenshots its rather large. click here (http://www.rit.edu/~dwf3188/Desktop_05.05.28.jpg) for example.

found a semi-fix for this problem. where do i add...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jun 4, 2005 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
Text Problem w/ GrowlTunes 597 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently discovered growltunes and it works great except for a text problem. I tried all display types but they exhibit the same problem. The stars/rating are really small for some reason, see pic...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jun 4, 2005 at 09:08 PM, in Applications
my ibook is really hot after installing tiger. i... 1,158 Views / 11 Replies  
my ibook is really hot after installing tiger. i think it must be pagefile because i only have 512MB of ram. seems like i have 5-10MB of ram free most of the time so probably a lot of paging to hd. i...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on May 9, 2005 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ironic safari allows auto widget installation but... 851 Views / 10 Replies  
ironic safari allows auto widget installation but keeps bugging me about whether i want to open a safe download (ie. dmg).
Posted by CrusaderSean, on May 8, 2005 at 07:53 PM, in GUI Customization
Tiger's Preview Visual Problem 362 Views / 1 Replies  
I glad Apple finally fixed compatibility problems w/ Preview. My only complain now is Preview is trying to be cute and display PDF documents w/ shadow around edges (so 3d like). I don't know if apple...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on May 6, 2005 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
maybe its just me... firefox's gui has always... 1,334 Views / 15 Replies  
maybe its just me... firefox's gui has always been absurdly slow for me (even optimized builds). it might be due to the tab browser extension i'm using. anyways, one of the main reasons i'm using...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jan 25, 2005 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
sweet, thanks a lot. quick change... ... 2,083,355 Views / 14,714 Replies  
sweet, thanks a lot.
quick change...

http://webpages.charter.net/crusadersean/screenshots/2005.01.12.osx.thumb.jpg
full size...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jan 12, 2005 at 11:47 AM, in GUI Customization
i'm trying to find out what this horizontal bar... 2,083,355 Views / 14,714 Replies  
i'm trying to find out what this horizontal bar is at bottom of this screenshot (http://www.massoh.com/~chris/desktop.jpg). it displays itunes info plus other things i think. i've seen it in other...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jan 11, 2005 at 08:30 PM, in GUI Customization
Poll: willing to as long as the upgrades are major.... 1,604 Views / 37 Replies  
willing to as long as the upgrades are major. minor upgrades (bug fixes etc..) without any new feature should be free i think.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jan 8, 2005 at 01:46 AM, in GUI Customization
colorsync problems 328 Views / 0 Replies  
i use custom caliberated profiles but it seems like they aren't applied consistently. by this i mean after the monitor comes back from screensaver or off mode, the whole screen is lightly purple/blue...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Jan 3, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in Applications
me too, didn't realize it wasn't just me. called... 1,447 Views / 29 Replies  
me too, didn't realize it wasn't just me. called apple support this morning and new keyboard on the way :)
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Dec 23, 2004 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
right.. and thats a logical conclusion that... 1,307 Views / 24 Replies  
right.. and thats a logical conclusion that iconfactory/panic sold their product since they never mentioned it.

anyways, i wish candybar works a bit better w/ shapeshifter 2. i want to use both...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Dec 21, 2004 at 11:10 AM, in GUI Customization
not sure if this is due to the update, but expose... 7,204 Views / 120 Replies  
not sure if this is due to the update, but expose doesn't function properly now. the application window command does not dim background windows. for some reason it is just dimming the background and...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Dec 15, 2004 at 11:16 PM, in Mac OS X
slightly off topic, but is there a SATA to... 926 Views / 20 Replies  
slightly off topic, but is there a SATA to firewire external enclosure? I only have SATA hard drives in my desktop that I would like to convert one of them to external drive.
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Dec 10, 2004 at 05:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
http://webpages.charter.net/crusadersean/screensho... 2,083,355 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://webpages.charter.net/crusadersean/screenshots/2004.12.06.osx.thumb.jpg (http://webpages.charter.net/crusadersean/screenshots/2004.12.06.osx.jpg)

lutetium theme
running snow for mac on both...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Dec 6, 2004 at 06:27 PM, in GUI Customization
i decided between dell 700m and ibook 12" a month... 826 Views / 12 Replies  
i decided between dell 700m and ibook 12" a month ago also. i got an ibook mainly for osx. one warning, ibook's screen is no where even close to the quality of 700m. if your univ has a store go...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Dec 5, 2004 at 09:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
paper and plastic somatic icons cowboy bebop... 2,083,355 Views / 14,714 Replies  
paper and plastic
somatic icons
cowboy bebop bg

http://webpages.charter.net/crusadersean/screenshots/2004.11.21.osx-thumb.jpg
clean...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Nov 22, 2004 at 12:45 AM, in GUI Customization
screen spanning doctor makes the hack painless ... 718 Views / 4 Replies  
screen spanning doctor makes the hack painless

i have one problem w/ it though, how do i select custom resolution? i know it'll auto detect the output source and show the allowed resolutions, but...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Nov 18, 2004 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it possible for you to share the calibrated... 1,556 Views / 14 Replies  
Is it possible for you to share the calibrated color profile? i just got my ibook 12" today and i'm quite disappointed by the lcd. i tried to calibrate but i just can't get it right (either too brown...
Posted by CrusaderSean, on Nov 13, 2004 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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