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70c CPU and 45-49C on the case measured with a IR... 20,656 Views / 92 Replies  
70c CPU and 45-49C on the case measured with a IR Thermometer.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 31, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah mine is pretty unbearable. I have 3 friends... 8,156 Views / 111 Replies  
Yeah mine is pretty unbearable. I have 3 friends who are awaiting a fix before they even think of buying a macbook. Hopefully we will get a firmware update soon.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 13, 2006 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Office 2004 Update 679 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone know if it updates the binaries to universal?
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 11, 2006 at 04:44 PM, in Applications
48C on the KEYBOARD is not acceptable. This will... 1,102 Views / 14 Replies  
48C on the KEYBOARD is not acceptable. This will be my last Apple purchase if the can not fix this issue.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 8, 2006 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So would 120F be to hot for the keyboard area?... 8,156 Views / 111 Replies  
So would 120F be to hot for the keyboard area? Apple store told me that was within spec.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 7, 2006 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a cap blow on my Central Air compressor... 11,074 Views / 32 Replies  
I had a cap blow on my Central Air compressor outside a few days back and I thought someone was shooting off fireworks a few days early. Thank goodness for homeowners warranty.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 6, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Guy at the Apple store told me a case temp. (yes... 1,102 Views / 14 Replies  
Guy at the Apple store told me a case temp. (yes case, not CPU) of 50C is "within spec". Kinda bad if you ask me.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 6, 2006 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mines a little on the hot side (idle about 70 to... 4,604 Views / 60 Replies  
Mines a little on the hot side (idle about 70 to 72C) but is still an awesome machine other than that.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 6, 2006 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine reads 70C for the CPU via CoreDUOTemp and... 1,102 Views / 14 Replies  
Mine reads 70C for the CPU via CoreDUOTemp and 50C on the keyboard via my IR Thermometer. I called Apple and they told me to take it in too. I want to take it in hopes of getting a replacement ( I...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 5, 2006 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is mine. It's running a little too hot... 8,156 Views / 111 Replies  
Here is mine. It's running a little too hot also...

http://www.safetycenter.navy.mil/photo/images/photo159p.jpg
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 29, 2006 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Starnge. I look at my (and others') pics of... 20,656 Views / 92 Replies  
Starnge.

I look at my (and others') pics of the internals of this thing. I then feel where it's getting hot at and it really feels like a GPU heat issue or maybe the Airport card.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 23, 2006 at 02:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Me either. I have never thought that the paste... 20,656 Views / 92 Replies  
Me either. I have never thought that the paste was an issue on these machines. I think it is a combo of a normally hot CPU and buggy firmware. I just like taking **** apart! :P

Oh yeah, mine is a...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 23, 2006 at 08:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I "did the deed" last night. I can tell no... 20,656 Views / 92 Replies  
I "did the deed" last night. I can tell no difference in idle or load temps in CoreDUOTemp. I'll give it a few days to "cure" then report back.

I did use AS5 also. I will try to include pics of my...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 23, 2006 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My black macBook smokes my old 12" PB. The 12" PB... 530 Views / 4 Replies  
My black macBook smokes my old 12" PB. The 12" PB was a lot hotter then this thing too.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 12, 2006 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The trolling in here is worse than Slashdot. 15,588 Views / 188 Replies  
The trolling in here is worse than Slashdot.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 7, 2006 at 09:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Weird, a reboot solved my issue with that DVD. 939 Views / 8 Replies  
Weird, a reboot solved my issue with that DVD.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 4, 2006 at 10:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just tried Chapelle Show Season 2 and it does... 939 Views / 8 Replies  
I just tried Chapelle Show Season 2 and it does the same thing to me.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 3, 2006 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I was idle at 70ish degrees. I did a PMU,... 20,656 Views / 92 Replies  
Well I was idle at 70ish degrees. I did a PMU, PRAM, and NVAM reset now I'm idleing in the low 60s. I really don't think that thermal paste is the main culprit on heat issues on these things.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 3, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Look at those two pics again. Look at the space... 3,663 Views / 30 Replies  
Look at those two pics again. Look at the space between the trackpad button and the bottom edge of the units. Very different machines.
Posted by j0nkatz, on May 27, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That pic is NOT a MacBook. Look at the... 3,663 Views / 30 Replies  
That pic is NOT a MacBook.
Look at the difference in the button on the trackpad. Where is the indention in front of the button to open the MacBook?

Thank you, drive through.
Posted by j0nkatz, on May 27, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No plastic on my Black MacBook and it's running... 1,038 Views / 9 Replies  
No plastic on my Black MacBook and it's running nice and cool.
Posted by j0nkatz, on May 25, 2006 at 02:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Let me count... 5,653 Views / 98 Replies  
Yeah I have two stick of RAM in mine! :P
Posted by j0nkatz, on Mar 14, 2005 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here ya go. 6,101 Views / 77 Replies  
(12:00 PM)$strings /Library/DesktopButtons/DesktopButtons.app/Contents/MacOS/DesktopButtons
__dyld_mod_term_funcs
__dyld_make_delayed_module_initializer_calls
The kernel support for the dynamic...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jan 23, 2005 at 01:02 PM, in GUI Customization
Ugh! 618 Views / 7 Replies  
I had Missing Sync for my Palm and it was great! No problems.

THEN I bought a Microsoft Smartphone and bought PocketMac Smartphone edition and have had noting but problems out of it.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 19, 2004 at 03:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My use... 2,671 Views / 48 Replies  
pr0n!!!!

Lots and lots of pr0n!!!!!!
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 5, 2004 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah 459 Views / 3 Replies  
My connection at work will now not connect. Everyone else with a PC wifi card can connect.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Sep 10, 2004 at 06:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Yeah 1,166 Views / 38 Replies  
Give me some more features and lots more mail space and I'll even dump Gmail. If not then I won't renew.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 1, 2004 at 07:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Help with iPod parts 350 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone know if and where I can get a replacement back chrome cover my my 3G iPod.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 18, 2004 at 06:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My copy works fine, your **** must be broke. 39,055 Views / 377 Replies  
My copy works fine, your **** must be broke.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jul 1, 2004 at 09:26 PM, in Mac OS X
The 2 days only count from the time it reaches... 1,342 Views / 32 Replies  
The 2 days only count from the time it reaches the Cont. US.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jun 3, 2004 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah... 16,136 Views / 126 Replies  
I just got my Bluetake BT500 mouse today. It is a good solid mous that works flawlessly out of the box with my Powerbook. The only drawback I can see is that is too small for my own tastes. It can...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Mar 10, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What? 721 Views / 12 Replies  
What abou tthe people that JUST ordered one?
Posted by j0nkatz, on Jan 31, 2004 at 08:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
hmmmmm 708 Views / 8 Replies  
Maybe he is running with debug code on?

:p :D ;)
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 27, 2003 at 01:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Has FedEx delivered your Panther yet? 6,845 Views / 117 Replies  
Actually the main HUB is at the airport, the actual HQ is in the east side of the city, and the Tech HQ is just a little east of that in a smaller connecting town called Collierville.

The hub has...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 23, 2003 at 10:23 PM, in Mac OS X
MAN! 1,673 Views / 24 Replies  
Do NOT buy from ecost.com.

They really jerked me around. Ordered it Monday and they said they were in stock. So i had it sent FedEx overnight. On Tuesday it didn't show up so I called ecost TWICE...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 22, 2003 at 10:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Man... 1,075 Views / 9 Replies  
... and I thought I was new here!
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 5, 2003 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Uhhhhh 1,122,752 Views / 4,110 Replies  
WTF??? A Microsoft mouse and Keyboard????

That's sick man!
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 5, 2003 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well it might not be Bluetooth but at least it has more than one button. 488 Views / 1 Replies  
See the new Logitech wireless notebook mouse HERE (http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm?page=products/details&CRID=3&CONTENTID=7109&countryid=19&languageid=1)!

WOW! on/off button and all. I ordered...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Oct 1, 2003 at 07:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I am running 10.2.8 on a Rev. A 17" Powerbook. ... 544 Views / 9 Replies  
I am running 10.2.8 on a Rev. A 17" Powerbook.

No problems running the Intellipoint drivers. Btw, they can be found in the download section on Microsoft's web site.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Sep 27, 2003 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hi! 15,995 Views / 151 Replies  
NO PROBLEMS HERE! :D
Posted by j0nkatz, on Sep 23, 2003 at 11:24 AM, in Mac OS X
No! 1,996 Views / 36 Replies  
I sold my 12" to get a 17". The heat on a 17" is NOT EVEN CLOSE to being as hot as a 12'.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Sep 12, 2003 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I'd much rather have my 17" PB and yes the... 2,675 Views / 31 Replies  
Yeah, I'd much rather have my 17" PB and yes the Alien ware machines do come in multiple colors.

Alienware caters to the gaming crowd and for this they excel.

Did I say I'd still rather have my...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 24, 2003 at 08:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I sold my 12" PB because I *thought* I... 982 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah I sold my 12" PB because I *thought* I needed ultra portability. I didn't! I bought the 17" hoping it wouldn't be too large to tug along when I needed to. It wasn't. I don't see how I have lived...
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 22, 2003 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, Has anyone ever had to collect a claim... 4,952 Views / 41 Replies  
Yeah, Has anyone ever had to collect a claim against them? Did they pay out?
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 21, 2003 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well my .02 1,866 Views / 10 Replies  
You people need a life!!!

The new books will come out when they come out.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 21, 2003 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Prediction: New Powerbook! 741 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a prediction.

I predict that the new 17" Power book I just got from Apple will serve me well for a long time.

Man, this thing is sweet. I even upgraded it to 1GB RAM.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 21, 2003 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: HP 17 inch 1,162 Views / 21 Replies  
I would trade 3 of my 17" Powerbooks for one original 1970 Oldsmobile W-30 442 in good shape.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 12, 2003 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Neat 681 Views / 8 Replies  
Mine should be here Monday.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 8, 2003 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
??? 1,713 Views / 31 Replies  
???
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 7, 2003 at 08:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: No More Powerbook...Embarrassing, But True... 2,626 Views / 49 Replies  
I thought OSX burned data in MacOS Extended format? How was the Vaio able to read it? XP can't do that.
Posted by j0nkatz, on Aug 3, 2003 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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