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Sticky: yummy! Nice new screen there ;) ... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
yummy!

Nice new screen there ;)

*Want's a new Apple 23-30 incher*
Posted by SketchPad, on Aug 4, 2004 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The powerbook series is a pure design genius. ... 1,824 Views / 18 Replies  
The powerbook series is a pure design genius.
Not even today - have apple been surpassed on this one.

I have the 17" incher and have had it for 5-6 months,
it is by far the most comfortable,...
Posted by SketchPad, on Jul 28, 2004 at 05:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Urban - Wicked setup man!!! Moderators -... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Urban - Wicked setup man!!!


Moderators - why on EARTH aren't this thread a sticky yet?
Are you guys on a "let's not-make-this-a-sticky-because-we-won't-
be-told" mission? or something...
Posted by SketchPad, on Jul 23, 2004 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: The 17" widescreen powerbook that is as wide as... 1,080 Views / 24 Replies  
The 17" widescreen powerbook that is as wide as my smile :)

It's like having the movie theatre with you wherever you go, and
plenty of space for everything - and still...it weights less than my...
Posted by SketchPad, on Jul 17, 2004 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes there is. You can manually set the "Reserve... 712 Views / 12 Replies  
Yes there is. You can manually set the "Reserve price" before you
submit your auction. That usually means that people won't have
the rights to purchase your powerbook unless they've met your...
Posted by SketchPad, on Jul 12, 2004 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: @yongfook still...a really COOL setup you... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
@yongfook

still...a really COOL setup you have
there....very original. It's a "square" setup :)
availiabillity from all corners. Nice.

/T
Posted by SketchPad, on Jun 5, 2004 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Way cool...should be a sticky. 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
When will this thread be a sticky?

I just love to come back to MacNN to watch
this thread.

People --> Please PLEASE keep posting your Powerbook
setups & desktop & gear. It rocks.
I can...
Posted by SketchPad, on Jun 5, 2004 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Sillydog & Sbc Thanks :) 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Sillydog & Sbc

Thanks :)
Posted by SketchPad, on May 14, 2004 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Before: ... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Before:
http://www.hamsterking.com/temp/messy.jpg

Hm..

I really thought of what LINK said about trusting my wire's so
I went trough it today and really CLEANED up the wire-mess:
...
Posted by SketchPad, on May 13, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hi Link, You're probably right! Anyway -... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hi Link,

You're probably right!
Anyway - I've had my wires (and a lot worse) like that for many many years, over 20 years I belive.

Nothing bad ever came out of that exept from looking...
Posted by SketchPad, on May 7, 2004 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Belive me guys....that is MORE common than you... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Belive me guys....that is MORE common than you might think...
Remember the "pretty" powerbook setup I posted earlier...

...well...

I intentionally left out the "Bottom" of the "pretty"...
Posted by SketchPad, on May 6, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ugh,, You're right Mich...that's the ugliest... 17,945 Views / 99 Replies  
Ugh,,

You're right Mich...that's the ugliest Vaio I've ever seen.
Sony made a really good looking laptop MANY many years ago
that was a super-thin thing..don't remember what it was called
but I...
Posted by SketchPad, on May 5, 2004 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: And we do...belive it....I've been taking... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
And we do...belive it....I've been taking thousands of new shots
with my new Sony F828, nature shots...problem is...
I'm quite the "picky" photographer...so It'll take a while before
I get them...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 29, 2004 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If it's any comfort for you to know this...I pay... 6,578 Views / 150 Replies  
If it's any comfort for you to know this...I pay around 250 dollars
each month for 2 years to pay for mine. But you know...it's like
renting it ahead of time. If I saved up for mine, I'd get one...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 25, 2004 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well said! Couldn't agree more. /S 6,578 Views / 150 Replies  
Well said! Couldn't agree more.

/S
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 25, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The new alu books are WAY silent compared to the... 6,463 Views / 53 Replies  
The new alu books are WAY silent compared to the older tibooks.
I've got the 17" alubook and the fans hardly come on at all..

Perhaps after 10-15 minutes in Quake 3 it will come on a bit
but...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 24, 2004 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's good advice... BUT.... I'm no... 6,578 Views / 150 Replies  
That's good advice...

BUT....

I'm no youngster myself, and I find taking up a loan for
such a useful machine is a way of "FORCING" myself to save
up for it and getting to use it at the same...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 24, 2004 at 04:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Heh...funny thread... All powerbooks are... 6,463 Views / 53 Replies  
Heh...funny thread...

All powerbooks are GORGEOUS! Final :o)

I was in love with the TiBook the first time I saw it
but then I couldn't afford it..

Now when I saw the AluBook..I...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 23, 2004 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can only answer for this scandinavian (me).. ... 6,578 Views / 150 Replies  
I can only answer for this scandinavian (me)..
And now that you mention it...I'm not really sure why
I do that...

Maybe it's a coder's habit? :D

/* S
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 23, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poor man 6,578 Views / 150 Replies  
I'm poor....

I've got study depth over my ears...but I handle it and pay back
via monthly paybacks..

I've got no home of my own, not even an appartment,
and no job. My education as an...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 23, 2004 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mike...you're right. I have the 17" model and... 455 Views / 8 Replies  
Mike...you're right. I have the 17" model and I get bothered by
people ALL the time. And by bothered I mean...someone new
always discover me sitting there somewhere with my shiny 17" machine...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 18, 2004 at 08:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Depends on the deal... 2,290 Views / 72 Replies  
Well...I just bought a brand new 17" 1.33 lovely thing...
and of course I'm a bit "shellshocked" over the fact that
they're perhaps releasing a new one right after I bought mine,

but if Apple...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 17, 2004 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: That's Blender 3D - BF version 2.32 - Darwin... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
That's Blender 3D - BF version 2.32 - Darwin release for Mac os X
Free to use for commercial and hobbyist purposes.

Download it from here: http://www.blender3d.com
or watch the developement...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 17, 2004 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I cant help feeling a bit odd since I just... 716 Views / 17 Replies  
I cant help feeling a bit odd since I just purchased a
brand new Powerbook 17" 1.33 - full retail price
and it didnt even come with 10.3.3 ..it came with 10.2.x

And now they're releasing a brand...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 17, 2004 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Couldn't resist this thread so here's my entry: ... 1,070,552 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Couldn't resist this thread so here's my entry:

http://www.hamsterking.com/temp/sketchmac.JPG

Cheers from Denmark,
SketchPad
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 16, 2004 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
True enough.. it really depends on what you... 1,588 Views / 49 Replies  
True enough..

it really depends on what you do. If you render a large scene
in 3d, an animation eg...or a large special effect in a long scene
in a movie...it could utillize a lot of virtual...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 12, 2004 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah...put more RAM in it... 1,588 Views / 49 Replies  
Actually, it's way smarter to increase your PB's memory to 2 gigabytes
instead of replacing the HD with a faster one....

Unless you'd love for your applications to be loaded faster....
the RAM...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 12, 2004 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Power Usage - Mains: 328 Views / 4 Replies  
The powerbook REALLY get's hot when you use it
at full powers (no powersaving at all).

I'm curious to the long-term effects this have
on the powerbook.

I noticed that mine (17 " 1.33...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 10, 2004 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
(you don't have to be a gamer to want better 3d... 1,588 Views / 49 Replies  
(you don't have to be a gamer to want better 3d in a graphics
card...I do 3d-modelling/animation and faster realtime-3d
is good for the workflow & speed while modelling)

My wishes for an...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 9, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great! 609 Views / 9 Replies  
That just shows that mac doesn't get outdated
so quickly (which is good news for some like
me who just switched).

One of the things that where really frustrating
where that the portable pc's...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 8, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Speaking of which.. Can you do a COMPLETE... 456 Views / 4 Replies  
Speaking of which..

Can you do a COMPLETE system backup of the
10.3.3?

I mean...a total harddisk IMAGE copy
and install clean without having to use
the osx install & upgrade disks again?
...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 8, 2004 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Not that unusual it seems.. 456 Views / 4 Replies  
I've had my 17" powerbook for a month now
and are experiencing something similar
to you...

But not with the mystic stripes:
In that month, these things have happened
when waking up from it's...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 8, 2004 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Thanks for the feedback 920 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks,

I find this info very "soothing" and perhaps I'll
go for the full brigthness this time. I've had
several tft screens over many years but noone of
them as ever "faded" out...but then...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 7, 2004 at 03:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Obviously I pressed the wrong button... 602 Views / 5 Replies  
Ok,,,so I am a newbie at this forum
and pressed the post new message
sign instead of reply.

Sorry. Couldnt find the "delete post" function.
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 7, 2004 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok. I'm taking a chance :) 602 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the answers (and your polls)

I'm convinced by the poll to leave the PB
screen on full power if it's really that good
anyway, no need to be in "dim-lights"
if we can enjoy the full...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 7, 2004 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Erhm...I beg to differ... 1,619 Views / 36 Replies  
Didnt know if you knew this already....but
the new powerbooks come with 2 x speed
for dvd writing, of course 4 & 8 is faster
but it aint as slow as just 1 anymore...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 7, 2004 at 06:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Get the superdrive 1,619 Views / 36 Replies  
You'd only regret not getting one later
on because your needs for backup
will increase once you get a bigger
harddisk.

When I had a desktop computer with
20-40 gigabytes...the os and programs...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 6, 2004 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Poll: The lifespan of your Powerbook screen 920 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi,

I've just bought a 17" Powerbook (the 1.33 Ghz version) and it hit me that the backlight
is not as bright as my desktop TFT monitors.

Of course...it doesnt leave much space for
lights and...
Posted by SketchPad, on Apr 6, 2004 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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