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then look at the toshiba again, then compare the... 518 Views / 35 Replies  
then look at the toshiba again, then compare the size and weight of the two... The toshiba drive (which I'm willing to bet is inside the ipod, is a lot smaller and lighter. You get what you are...
Posted by geek77, on Oct 23, 2001 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.digitalcypher.com/specialproductimage.j... 518 Views / 35 Replies  
http://www.digitalcypher.com/specialproductimage.jpg

$399 bucks
Posted by geek77, on Oct 23, 2001 at 02:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"I haven't been f*cked like that since grade... 1,361 Views / 115 Replies  
"I haven't been f*cked like that since grade school" - Helena Bonham Carter in Fight Club
Posted by geek77, on Oct 23, 2001 at 02:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
note to self: Shitload isn't on the censored word... 458 Views / 33 Replies  
note to self: Shitload isn't on the censored word list.
Posted by geek77, on Oct 23, 2001 at 12:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
burlee.com is cheap and good. includes PHP/MySQL,... 488 Views / 14 Replies  
burlee.com is cheap and good. includes PHP/MySQL, unlimited space and transfer for 12.95/month.
Posted by geek77, on Oct 22, 2001 at 11:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Photos? Yeah right. Those are rendered images...... 458 Views / 33 Replies  
Photos? Yeah right. Those are rendered images... and not very good ones at that. Way too much reflection, no caustics, then they added a shitload of noise to try and cover up the flaws... what a joke...
Posted by geek77, on Oct 22, 2001 at 11:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is what I would recommend.... Learn... 436 Views / 14 Replies  
This is what I would recommend....

Learn HTML without a WYSIWYG editor. I use BBEdit, there is a free "Lite" veriosn available that should work. If you absolutely need a visual editor, I'd go with...
Posted by geek77, on Oct 18, 2001 at 10:57 PM, in Developer Center
I could be mistaken, but I thought apple was... 1,609 Views / 140 Replies  
I could be mistaken, but I thought apple was moving away from Appletalk and instead pushing TCP/IP?
Posted by geek77, on Oct 17, 2001 at 11:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I installed Mandrake 8.0 the other night, and it... 273 Views / 4 Replies  
I installed Mandrake 8.0 the other night, and it works great on my iBook (Dual USB). You can download and burn the ISOs (I used toast 4) for free, or pay $20 for the two CDs.
Posted by geek77, on Aug 29, 2001 at 09:54 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
1) I get that problem too, but only if I tap the... 195 Views / 8 Replies  
1) I get that problem too, but only if I tap the side of the ibook, or bang it around a little, it does NOT happen while typing or any other normal use, maybe yours is defective.

2) I can't...
Posted by geek77, on Jun 3, 2001 at 09:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, it gets really hot while playing a DVD. The... 158 Views / 6 Replies  
yeah, it gets really hot while playing a DVD. The ibook was sitting on my bed while the movie was playing, I don't know if that makes a big difference though. And it is quite hot in here... It kicked...
Posted by geek77, on May 31, 2001 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, they aren't "outlets", they're inputs, they... 221 Views / 11 Replies  
yeah, they aren't "outlets", they're inputs, they are accepting a signal, not outputing one... damn technicalities http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

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Posted by geek77, on May 31, 2001 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No problems here, watched a movie last night. I... 158 Views / 6 Replies  
No problems here, watched a movie last night. I haven't touched the default RAM that the player uses. The fan DID kick in though about an hour and a half into the flick.... man that suprised me... it...
Posted by geek77, on May 31, 2001 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They're talking about DivX (http://mac.divx.st/),... 204 Views / 8 Replies  
They're talking about DivX (http://mac.divx.st/), not DIVX


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Posted by geek77, on May 31, 2001 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I took part in the beta and got the discount for... 178 Views / 1 Replies  
I took part in the beta and got the discount for the final. I ordered on the 1st, adn it didn't arrive until yesterday...


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Posted by geek77, on May 30, 2001 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That was me yesterday.... I went home for... 172 Views / 4 Replies  
That was me yesterday....
I went home for lunch, waited until 1pm, no ibook, I go back to work and check my status, delivered at 1:05! I did a 180 and went home to pick it up. Then it sat on my desk...
Posted by geek77, on May 30, 2001 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
depends on the CD. For years the standard... 255 Views / 6 Replies  
depends on the CD.

For years the standard was 74 Minutes (of audio) which equals 650 MB. A few of those MB are used for the header/formatting.

Now it's common to see 80 minute/700 MB discs in...
Posted by geek77, on May 30, 2001 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The restore is 4 discs, and it just restores the... 189 Views / 4 Replies  
The restore is 4 discs, and it just restores the system to what is was when you got it (9.1, X, and all the software that came with the system).

I don't know why they didn't include the Dev Tools....
Posted by geek77, on May 30, 2001 at 02:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
nay. ------------------ ... 497 Views / 69 Replies  
nay.

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Posted by geek77, on May 29, 2001 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got my DVD ibook with 10 CDs... 189 Views / 4 Replies  
I got my DVD ibook today from the Apple Store (ordered 5/1). Someone mentioned that they got 5 CDs in their ibook box. Well, I got my ibook today and it includes 10 CDs, must be because of the extra...
Posted by geek77, on May 29, 2001 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My external firewire Maxtor 80GB works perfectly... 177 Views / 5 Replies  
My external firewire Maxtor 80GB works perfectly in X and 9.1, no drivers needed.

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Posted by geek77, on May 28, 2001 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To get an idea of screen real estate, just set... 262 Views / 11 Replies  
To get an idea of screen real estate, just set your current monitor to 1024x768.... In Photoshop, I'm able to have my palletes and an image that is ~720 pixels wide at 100% without scrolling.
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Posted by geek77, on May 28, 2001 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They are 13 hours ahead of us. 8:00 AM CST = 9:00... 232 Views / 30 Replies  
They are 13 hours ahead of us. 8:00 AM CST = 9:00 PM in Taipei (Northeast Taiwan).

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Posted by geek77, on May 28, 2001 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How much for the GL-1? 215 Views / 2 Replies  
How much for the GL-1?
Posted by geek77, on May 25, 2001 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Turn the battery saver ON. Then it loads music in... 216 Views / 8 Replies  
Turn the battery saver ON. Then it loads music in available system RAM (not the RAM allocated to iTunes), that should help the skipping because it won't access the HD all the time. If that doesn't...
Posted by geek77, on May 25, 2001 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
geez... one rumor and the new ibook is a crippled... 401 Views / 75 Replies  
geez... one rumor and the new ibook is a crippled first revision dud? If something is of good quality when purchased (a car, computer, camera, etc.), it doesn't suck the second a new version is...
Posted by geek77, on May 24, 2001 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check it tomorrow when you wake up, I bet it'll... 232 Views / 30 Replies  
Check it tomorrow when you wake up, I bet it'll ship soon. I checked this morning just for the hell of it and it had shipped. Don't forget, once it ships, you get to hit the refresh button on the...
Posted by geek77, on May 24, 2001 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
because a 256 MB RAm chip for $70 is a piece of... 232 Views / 30 Replies  
because a 256 MB RAm chip for $70 is a piece of **** . Sure $100 is steep for 128, but I know it will be good. I've had cheap RAM fail before, it's not fun.
Posted by geek77, on May 24, 2001 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
CTO DVD/256MB/20GB Shipped!! 232 Views / 30 Replies  
Woo hoo! Ordred on the 1st, a couple minutes after the Apple Store opened. It shipped sometime in the middle of the night.

So you people who ordred CTO from the Apple store, check your status.
Posted by geek77, on May 24, 2001 at 09:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered the same thing, at 11:02 AM PST on May... 2,193 Views / 387 Replies  
I ordered the same thing, at 11:02 AM PST on May 1st (about 2 minutes after the apple store opened) and it's still being assembled, I think, let me check.....

yup, still being assembled. I haven't...
Posted by geek77, on May 24, 2001 at 01:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the help everyone. I do indeed use... 362 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for the help everyone. I do indeed use conflict catcher and it narrowed the problem down to these extensions:
EXTN CarbonLib
EXTN N2MP3 Extension
EXTN Open Transport
EXTN Open...
Posted by geek77, on May 23, 2001 at 10:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I hope you're not looking for a screen capture,... 310 Views / 41 Replies  
I hope you're not looking for a screen capture, because last time I checked, it isn't possible. I don't remember the technical aspects (it's been a year or two since I made DVDs), but it has...
Posted by geek77, on May 23, 2001 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, I thought he meant what he said. How do you... 190 Views / 10 Replies  
Oh, I thought he meant what he said. How do you know that was his point?
Posted by geek77, on May 23, 2001 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
And how exactly do you get Dolby Digital 5.1 out... 190 Views / 10 Replies  
And how exactly do you get Dolby Digital 5.1 out of the iBook?? As far as I knew, there's no optical audio out, is it through some sort of USB connection? How does it connect to your receiver? Or...
Posted by geek77, on May 23, 2001 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I know, I ordered within 2-3 minutes of the apple... 2,193 Views / 387 Replies  
I know, I ordered within 2-3 minutes of the apple store "going live" on the 1st (1pm CST), and my DVD/256/20GB is still being assembled. Most people getting their machines ordered stock cd or dvd...
Posted by geek77, on May 23, 2001 at 02:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yes. even if it was set, I would still be able to... 362 Views / 7 Replies  
yes. even if it was set, I would still be able to move them, just on the grid.
Posted by geek77, on May 22, 2001 at 11:46 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
can't move any icons in the finder! 362 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok, I got a little problem, I seem to remember this happening before (a couple years ago maybe?). I can't reposition ANY icons/folders/documents in the finder, not the dektop icons, not anything in a...
Posted by geek77, on May 22, 2001 at 11:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
here is a link to the "enter becomes command"... 202 Views / 2 Replies  
here is a link to the "enter becomes command" hack, a little messing around and you can probably figure out how top change the enter key to option or whatever else you want...

link:...
Posted by geek77, on May 22, 2001 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why? They promised to deliver with 3-5 weeks. It... 2,193 Views / 387 Replies  
Why? They promised to deliver with 3-5 weeks. It has been exactly 3 weeks today. Did you assume that they weren't telling you the truth about ship times and that it would ship earlier? Just because...
Posted by geek77, on May 22, 2001 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered the same thing, minus the college kit.... 2,193 Views / 387 Replies  
I ordered the same thing, minus the college kit. I called Apple on Sunday to switch credit cards, and I asked the girl if she had any idea when it would be shipping. She said it would be closer to...
Posted by geek77, on May 22, 2001 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Check out the last post on this page (for May... 179 Views / 6 Replies  
Check out the last post on this page (for May 21st at least): http://www.macintouch.com/ibook2001pt2.html

They don't go into great detail, but it sounds like a hassle.
Posted by geek77, on May 21, 2001 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I picked up a lock for mine. A good idea if you... 291 Views / 12 Replies  
I picked up a lock for mine. A good idea if you plan on using it in public areas. While I was at it, I picked up a cool USB Light (http://www.kensington.com/products/pro_cas_d1334.html). Almost...
Posted by geek77, on May 21, 2001 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if you wanted the dvd version or combo drive, I'd... 204 Views / 13 Replies  
if you wanted the dvd version or combo drive, I'd say wait, but an external cd-rw is cheap and you'll be saving money, plus you'll have it tomorrow. But, if you really think you need cd-rw...
Posted by geek77, on May 21, 2001 at 12:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1) it's an 1/8 inch jack 2) Why would it sound... 268 Views / 12 Replies  
1) it's an 1/8 inch jack
2) Why would it sound "a LOT" better?

I do agree though, regular headphones should work fine, I don't think you'd wear out the plug, I could be wrong though...
Posted by geek77, on May 18, 2001 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
$60.00 is pretty reasonable for a laptop bag. In... 257 Views / 12 Replies  
$60.00 is pretty reasonable for a laptop bag. In fact, I'd have to try pretty hard to find one for much less than that.
Posted by geek77, on May 15, 2001 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Check these out:... 257 Views / 12 Replies  
Check these out: http://www.kensington.com/products/pro_c1120.html

The Saddlebag has backpack straps that unzip from the back. 2 notebooks and a text shouldn't be a problem.

I just bought one....
Posted by geek77, on May 15, 2001 at 01:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Not sure about the details, but it something that... 184 Views / 10 Replies  
Not sure about the details, but it something that Apple enforces. I think you need a certain license to sell them online (like outpost). And Apple Authorized Resellers can only sell them to current...
Posted by geek77, on May 15, 2001 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple IS telling you where it is in their... 2,193 Views / 387 Replies  
Apple IS telling you where it is in their production line, it's being assembled. And they did let you know when to expect it, 3-5 weeks. Apparently you have a hard time accepting the status and...
Posted by geek77, on May 14, 2001 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I couldn't agree with you more. [This... 256 Views / 16 Replies  
I couldn't agree with you more.

[This message has been edited by geek77 (edited 05-14-2001).]
Posted by geek77, on May 14, 2001 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's called unrealistic. We're all excited... 2,193 Views / 387 Replies  
That's called unrealistic.

We're all excited about getting our new iBooks, but expecting someone in who-knows-where (California?) to know where your particular ibook is in the production line in a...
Posted by geek77, on May 14, 2001 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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