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FS: Spire Endo courier/messenger bag for Powerbook G4 218 Views / 0 Replies  
I have for sale a Spire Endo courier/messenger bag. It is the same blue/black color as seen here:
http://www.spireusa.com/products/EN6.htm

The bag is a few years old, but is in excellent...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jun 8, 2007 at 10:25 PM, in Marketplace
Is this response really true for Core Duo iMacs... 9,358 Views / 45 Replies  
Is this response really true for Core Duo iMacs or is it just for Core 2 Duo iMacs?
Has anyone tried putting in 2+1 GB SO-DIMMs into an original Core Duo iMac and can post the About This Mac...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on May 7, 2007 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
I believe that someone in the Mac Achaea forums... 9,358 Views / 45 Replies  
I believe that someone in the Mac Achaea forums on Arstechnica tried this out in a MacBook Pro Core Duo a while back. If I recall correctly, the computer recognized the 2GB SO-DIMM. However, it...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on May 6, 2007 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS: 1 GB PC2700 333 MHz SO-DIMM 316 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 1 GB PC2700 333 MHz SO-DIMM for Powerbook/iBook G4 computers (except for the last revision of the Powerbook G4, I believe). Please verify compatibility with your computer before emailing me...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 20, 2006 at 09:23 AM, in Marketplace
bump 301 Views / 1 Replies  
bump
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Oct 24, 2006 at 10:34 AM, in Marketplace
FS: LaCie 250 GB d2 Triple Interface Firewire800/400/USB hard drive 301 Views / 1 Replies  
For Sale:

LaCie 250 GB d2 External hard drive
Has Firewire 800, Firewire 400, USB 2.0 interfaces
Used about a year as a backup drive, works perfectly, just upgraded to a larger drive.
...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Oct 22, 2006 at 10:15 PM, in Marketplace
I bought a used iMac Core Duo 2.0 GHz (20 inch)... 1,128 Views / 18 Replies  
I bought a used iMac Core Duo 2.0 GHz (20 inch) in the stock configuration, except for 256 MB of VRAM for $1150, so I'm pretty happy with that. :)

But running emulated (Rosetta) apps seems to be...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Sep 30, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's not worth it. Performance will be similar... 339 Views / 1 Replies  
It's not worth it. Performance will be similar (12" slightly faster). The screen is vastly inferior. And the 12" Powerbook's resale value will plummet very soon. The Titanium (1 GHz model...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 24, 2006 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WTB: iBook G4 14" 212 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm in the market for a 14" iBook with a G4 processor, preferably 1 GHz or above. Willing to pay up to $1000 depending on configuration.

Please send me what you have available and we can talk. ...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 21, 2006 at 07:22 PM, in Marketplace
You can also, in full screen mode, have the top... 4,377 Views / 14 Replies  
You can also, in full screen mode, have the top and/or bottom bars shown permanently. Just go up to the top of the screen and select the appropriate option(s) from the "View" menu.
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 20, 2006 at 04:24 PM, in Applications
hey theokandroid, Which version of the 1.5 GHz... 1,264 Views / 30 Replies  
hey theokandroid,
Which version of the 1.5 GHz Powerbook do you have? The one with the scrolling trackpad or the older one? I have the top and bottom case from a 1.33 GHz Powerbook that should fit...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 19, 2006 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It seems to me this decision is a no-brainer --... 2,145 Views / 33 Replies  
It seems to me this decision is a no-brainer -- iMac all the way! You already have a Powerbook for portability.

The flip side is that selling your current Powerbook would get you a good way to...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 17, 2006 at 02:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my Powerbook (AlBook 1.5 GHz) shows the same... 285 Views / 4 Replies  
my Powerbook (AlBook 1.5 GHz) shows the same information... And I know the FireWire 400 port definitely works because I just used it 5 minutes ago. (While something is plugged into the FireWire 400...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 13, 2006 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Let's keep everything in perspective here. I... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
Let's keep everything in perspective here. I think everyone understands exactly the point you're making, but what most people are trying to point out is that "two steps forward and one step back" is...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 13, 2006 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why wouldn't the most direct comparison for the... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
Why wouldn't the most direct comparison for the Macbook Pro be against the old Powerbook? Obviously there's always some indirect comparison against PC laptops, but if someone is thinking about...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 12, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Right, point is well-taken, but I don't deal with... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
Right, point is well-taken, but I don't deal with hypotheticals. The bottom line is that I'm pretty happy that the iMac I was considering buying for $1299 3 days ago is now all of a sudden much...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 12, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some more minor notes from the Expo: The... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
Some more minor notes from the Expo:
The MacBook Pro aisle was swamped with people so I spent more time with the new iMacs (which should be similar in performance to the MacBooks).

I played the...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 12, 2006 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
re: battery life. I can confirm that the... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
re: battery life. I can confirm that the "prototypes" line is the official line that the Apple reps are giving on the Macworld show floor. I am doubtful that much will change between now and...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 12, 2006 at 01:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think all of these comments are spot on. ... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
I think all of these comments are spot on. Especially because the FW800-FW400 adapter plugs apparently work well.

Hopefully EC34 will end up being the single most widely used standard. It makes...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 12, 2006 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
heh, obviously you are entitled to your opinion... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
heh, obviously you are entitled to your opinion and others do feel the way you do (and other do not), but two small points:
1) the MacBook Pro was definitely significantly faster than my 1.5 GHz...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
heheh, I was going to wait too because my 1.5 GHz... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
heheh, I was going to wait too because my 1.5 GHz AlBook still performs great for me, but, more importantly, the MacBook Pro is too wide to fit into my Spire Endo bag!
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 11, 2006 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I spent a few hours at Macworld Expo this... 64,415 Views / 767 Replies  
I spent a few hours at Macworld Expo this afternoon and here are my impressions of the MacBook Pro and the new iMac:

1) I think it's pretty clear that Apple chose to have the first iterations of...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 11, 2006 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
During the two years I owned it, I thought that... 2,322 Views / 16 Replies  
During the two years I owned it, I thought that my TiBook 800 was a little bit loud but very reasonable. After upgrading to the incredibly quiet 1.5 GHz AlBook I realized I was wrong all along and I...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Jan 9, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not trying to excuse Apple from anything. ... 12,307 Views / 290 Replies  
I'm not trying to excuse Apple from anything. I'm just telling you how it is -- Apple is acknowledging the existence of only Macs in configurations they have shipped. That's the bottom line.
The...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 15, 2005 at 07:33 PM, in Applications
heh, I think we're missing each other's points... 12,307 Views / 290 Replies  
heh, I think we're missing each other's points here. My point is that Apple doesn't want somebody to call up and say "hey, I have a PowerMac G4 Sawtooth with a <insert 3rd party upgrade here> and a...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 15, 2005 at 06:38 PM, in Applications
I think the answer to this is because there was... 12,307 Views / 290 Replies  
I think the answer to this is because there was never a PowerMac G4 that was shipped with a Core Image-capable graphics card. (The dual 1.42 GHz shipped with a Radeon 9000 Pro, I believe). ...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 15, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in Applications
I agree that it's ridiculous to start throwing... 12,307 Views / 290 Replies  
I agree that it's ridiculous to start throwing around accusations about people stealing stuff. But I think it's also a stretch to talk about Apple's "ridiculous and clearly greed-driven software...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 15, 2005 at 04:47 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply, Captain Haddock. That's... 12,307 Views / 290 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, Captain Haddock. That's useful information and it's true that 8 pixels is not a lot of information, but it's just annoying because the 3:2 aspect ratio is now screwed up. This...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 8, 2005 at 02:17 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply, it's good to know that it's... 12,307 Views / 290 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, it's good to know that it's not a bug with my computer/software.
Apparently the same bug happens when you open a CRW file with iPhoto, as noted by someone on Apple's discussion...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 8, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in Applications
I was wondering if anybody could shed light on an... 12,307 Views / 290 Replies  
I was wondering if anybody could shed light on an issue I'm having with Aperture. I'm using it with Canon Digital Rebel CRW files, which are 3072x2048 in resolution. Upon importing the files,...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 7, 2005 at 04:41 PM, in Applications
ummm, so basically you don't actually have any of... 556 Views / 13 Replies  
ummm, so basically you don't actually have any of the CDs. Therefore, the thread should be locked, no?

Not to mention that $1300 is just a ridiculously high price.
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 3, 2005 at 11:38 PM, in Marketplace
it sounds like the LCD is all you need. The... 694 Views / 10 Replies  
it sounds like the LCD is all you need. The housing would need to be replaced if it is warped/bent, etc. Does the backlight work? does the screen still respond to the brightness controls?
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 20, 2005 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've done business with DTT before -- they fixed... 694 Views / 10 Replies  
I've done business with DTT before -- they fixed my Pismo several years ago. I dropped my Pismo off at their place in Fremont. It's a small shop, but they did very good work.
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 20, 2005 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
really, all of this means very little until we... 912 Views / 18 Replies  
really, all of this means very little until we see a price...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 18, 2005 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you're certainly offering the thing for a... 394 Views / 4 Replies  
I think you're certainly offering the thing for a fair price. And I don't think there's any problem with legitimacy given the references you've offered. But part of the value of the deal is diluted...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 15, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Marketplace
I just sold my Powerbook Titanium 800 to upgrade... 830 Views / 16 Replies  
I just sold my Powerbook Titanium 800 to upgrade to a 1.5 GHz 15" AlBook. Total cost of upgrade = $300. Granted, the AlBook has a small dent, but it's the best upgrade I've EVER done!

Gotta love...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 11, 2005 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For Sale: Powerbook G4 Aluminum keys 221 Views / 0 Replies  
hi,

I have a defective Powerbook G4 15" Aluminum keyboard. However, all the keys are in decent shape and obviously work fine. I have listed them below.
I'm asking $1.75/key shipped/PayPaled. ...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 10, 2005 at 09:42 PM, in Marketplace
For the record, I received an iBook from NeoThor... 904 Views / 20 Replies  
For the record, I received an iBook from NeoThor today and it is in excellent condition. He's a good guy to deal with.
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 2, 2005 at 03:23 PM, in Marketplace
ummm, mduell had it right -- you weren't seeing... 697 Views / 5 Replies  
ummm, mduell had it right -- you weren't seeing so much the difference between OS X and XP so much as the difference between 2 GB of RAM and 1 GB of RAM.

Not to say that OS X isn't the superior...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Oct 24, 2005 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo SOLD 392 Views / 3 Replies  
SOLD to a local buyer. Thanks for all the responses!
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Oct 23, 2005 at 05:25 PM, in Marketplace
yes, it will work great with the 15" Powerbook. ... 306 Views / 3 Replies  
yes, it will work great with the 15" Powerbook. Feel free to PM or email me if you are still interested.

thanks!
Posted by crouchingtiger, on May 22, 2005 at 08:20 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 256MB PC2700 SO-DIMM $14 shipped 306 Views / 3 Replies  
hi,

I have a 256MB PC2700 SO-DIMM. Used it in my AlBook 12" and then upgraded to a 1 GB stick. Asking $14 shipped.

Also, a SimpleTech 64MB CompactFlash card. Asking $7 shipped.

Both for...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on May 19, 2005 at 05:36 AM, in Marketplace
also wanted to mention that there's no rule... 3,855 Views / 118 Replies  
also wanted to mention that there's no rule against hooking up the 15" to whatever monitor you're using for the desktop as well...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Apr 20, 2005 at 07:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" powerbook and 15" Powerbook = the same amount... 3,855 Views / 118 Replies  
12" powerbook and 15" Powerbook = the same amount of weight.

Obviously the 15" has a larger footprint, but I found it was quite reasonable for me.

I've owned both and I always found that the...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Apr 20, 2005 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Keynote is fantastic, except for a few pretty... 950 Views / 32 Replies  
Keynote is fantastic, except for a few pretty glaring clunky things (only able to have one bulleted list/slide, for instance). And I don't even use fancy transitions or templates or anything. The...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Apr 20, 2005 at 02:07 AM, in Applications
I believe that either command-F1 or command-F2... 4,387 Views / 12 Replies  
I believe that either command-F1 or command-F2 will toggle mirroring on/off and should let you get the menu bar on the TV.
You may need to have an external keyboard and the AC adapter plugged in for...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Dec 16, 2004 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: FS: Powerbook G4 Ti battery 276 Views / 3 Replies  
hi,
would you take $60 shipped? Thanks!
-Charles
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 19, 2004 at 04:49 PM, in Marketplace
This sounds like a nice, reasonable explanation... 1,625 Views / 46 Replies  
This sounds like a nice, reasonable explanation but unfortunately I just don't believe it is true. Apple has shown time and time again that they are perfectly willing to slice up their product lines...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 13, 2004 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For me (and I think a significant number of other... 1,625 Views / 46 Replies  
For me (and I think a significant number of other people) it's very simple:

1) No one is disputing that the current resolutions are great and probably represent the ideal for a majority of...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 13, 2004 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was going by the subject heading which states... 321 Views / 5 Replies  
I was going by the subject heading which states it is an 867 MHz (Rev A) 12" Powerbook. Apologies to the poster if this is not the case -- the Rev B would be roughly the same speed as the TiBook (if...
Posted by crouchingtiger, on Nov 5, 2004 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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