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You can get Vanguard cases from spysupply007.com. 1,162 Views / 7 Replies  
You can get Vanguard cases from spysupply007.com.
Posted by flyhigher, on Nov 23, 2003 at 04:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hard case 1,162 Views / 7 Replies  
http://vanguardusa.com/cart/businesscases/designer2silver.cfm

The Deluxe 3" fits the 17" AlBook perfectly. Note -- the vanguard site says that the Standard 3" fits the 17" book. It doesn't. Get...
Posted by flyhigher, on Nov 23, 2003 at 04:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes they're more scratch-resistant than TiBooks,... 1,732 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes they're more scratch-resistant than TiBooks, but can still be dented.

This is a great hard-shell case:

http://www.spysupply007.com/computer_cases/vanguard/VGA9383A.html

It fits the 17"...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 31, 2003 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
They should have had the download include Safari... 3,986 Views / 90 Replies  
They should have had the download include Safari as well, and offer to replace IE as the standard browser. :D

Really.
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 17, 2003 at 04:26 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: Dual G5 with ATI 9800 and Unreal Tournament 2003 2,497 Views / 28 Replies  
What?
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 5, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I used to diss Norton Utilities until it saved my... 822 Views / 4 Replies  
I used to diss Norton Utilities until it saved my butt, recovering an erased Powerbook. Got everything back.
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 5, 2003 at 02:36 AM, in macOS
Your browser cache and many other large temp... 2,738 Views / 33 Replies  
Your browser cache and many other large temp files also go in your home folder. So there may be a performance hit.

Does file vault work by decrypting the entire folder when you log in, then...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 4, 2003 at 11:03 PM, in macOS
Thanks Hydra. I'm getting the dual w/ OEM 9800,... 2,253 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks Hydra. I'm getting the dual w/ OEM 9800, as I have an ADC monitor. Hopefully ATI will come out with new drivers to modulate the fan speed on this one. (And give us all of the other retail...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 4, 2003 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hydra thanks for the data point. So the fan is... 2,253 Views / 21 Replies  
Hydra thanks for the data point. So the fan is always running on yours, but it's not obnoxiously loud. That's good to hear. Does the card's fan every speed up or slow down? Do you have the OEM...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 4, 2003 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
zigzag, I realize he's in FW disk mode, but I am... 2,253 Views / 21 Replies  
zigzag, I realize he's in FW disk mode, but I am asking about regular use with his box. I've found threads at Apple and various forums indicating that there is a fan problem specifically with Dual...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 4, 2003 at 04:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
How loud is it under normal conditions? I... 2,253 Views / 21 Replies  
How loud is it under normal conditions?

I ask because there are a lot of threads over at the Apple support forum saying how the OEM version RADEON 9800's fan runs constantly -- it's not controlled...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 4, 2003 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Hard Cases 455,172 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I couldn't find any hard cases that I liked in the links listed so far.

Check these out:

http://vanguardusa.com/cart/businesscases/index.cfm
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 2, 2003 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Most people seem to be getting them from the... 1,132 Views / 5 Replies  
Most people seem to be getting them from the online Apple store.

I have yet to see a single report, on any Mac forum, of someone receiving a Dual G5 from a reseller.
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 21, 2003 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: VPC and Powerbook G4 1.33 1,851 Views / 17 Replies  
One more thing -- make sure you don't have Classic running in the background. Classic eats CPU cycles. Do a 'top' in the terminal shell while running Classic and you'll see what I mean.
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 21, 2003 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: VPC and Powerbook G4 1.33 1,851 Views / 17 Replies  
In your situation, 256MB to the PC sounds about right, at least that way OS X has some breathing room. But you *will* see an improvement with 1GB in the machine.

My fan only comes on when it's...
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 21, 2003 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
SiSoft Sandra is a popular Windows benchmarking... 1,851 Views / 17 Replies  
SiSoft Sandra is a popular Windows benchmarking utility.

On a 17" 1.33 GHz Powerbook with 1GB RAM with energy saver set to "Maximum Performance", running VPC 6.0.2 with Windows 2000 with 448MB...
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 21, 2003 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like everyone getting their duals ordered... 24,524 Views / 77 Replies  
Looks like everyone getting their duals ordered from apple, or picked up at an apple store. Has anyone received one from a reseller yet?
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 21, 2003 at 01:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Announced tomorrow, or ready to buy tomorrow? 1,302 Views / 6 Replies  
Announced tomorrow, or ready to buy tomorrow?
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 15, 2003 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: What do you think? 652 Views / 8 Replies  
If they want a wire transfer, chances are that it's a scam. But you say you did it via credit card, which should offer you some protection.
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 13, 2003 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pentax Optio S4. Just announced. Same "Altoids"... 1,624 Views / 47 Replies  
Pentax Optio S4. Just announced. Same "Altoids" size as the Optio S, but 4MP.

press release (http://www.pentaxusa.com/news/news_display.cfm?pressid=161)
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 5, 2003 at 03:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You're right about the height... I deliberated a... 232,964 Views / 1,576 Replies  
You're right about the height... I deliberated a while before ordering the monitor, thinking that Apple was going to intro a VESA-style arm display any day now (like the iMac arm). There are some...
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 30, 2003 at 04:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just picked up a 1GHz G4 and a Cinema HD... 232,964 Views / 1,576 Replies  
I just picked up a 1GHz G4 and a Cinema HD display, both refurb. The G4 was a steal at $999. But I did have to replace the blower fan to make it bearable.

It's the latest in a long line of Macs...
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 30, 2003 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Macpilot. :) Um, I'll have an old fan... 672 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks Macpilot. :)

Um, I'll have an old fan for sale soon... ;)
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 26, 2003 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: PowerBook Problem 718 Views / 10 Replies  
Sounds like the display connector is loose. This used to happen on some models of Powerbook G3. Have it serviced.
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 25, 2003 at 03:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
RAID forum 949 Views / 14 Replies  
Ok, for anyone who's interested, I found an entire forum discussing Mac RAID:

http://www.macgurus.com/6/ubb.x?a=frm&s=40160367&f=93260488
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 6, 2003 at 03:44 AM, in macOS
I'd like to know, too. Has anyone booted OS X... 949 Views / 14 Replies  
I'd like to know, too. Has anyone booted OS X from a RAID 0? Apple's Disk Utility Help says, "In most cases, you cannot use RAID on the startup disk." So, in some cases, it can?
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 6, 2003 at 03:32 AM, in macOS
Re: Re: my old macs 232,964 Views / 1,576 Replies  
I forgot about the eMate. I believe the Manta came out in early (March?) 1998, so that was after the eMate.

The following year they revised it to match the B&W G3, and gave it a VGA connector...
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 6, 2003 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: my old macs 232,964 Views / 1,576 Replies  
It sounds pretty good on a knee-high table. The sound bounces off the glass and radiates, so it's about the same as if it were on the floor.
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 5, 2003 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
my old macs 232,964 Views / 1,576 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/flyhigher/.Public/old-macs.jpg

My old macs. I still have the TAM and the 'Manta' studio display.

Bit o' trivia: The Manta display is the first translucent plastic...
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 5, 2003 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
$1399 for a refurb dual 1.25, FW800 model at... 18,365 Views / 94 Replies  
$1399 for a refurb dual 1.25, FW800 model at MacWarehouse. Amazing. This is better than the Apple store's current shipping top of the line machine.
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 2, 2003 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dual 1.25 FW800 for $1399 1,447 Views / 15 Replies  
MacWarehouse has the dual 1.25 with FW800 for $1399 -- but it's a refurb. Click PowerMac, then click Clearance on the left hand sidebar.
Posted by flyhigher, on Jul 2, 2003 at 02:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Refurbished PB: Any problems? 404 Views / 1 Replies  
I bought a refurb TiBook 400 two years ago and never had a problem with it. It was factory-refurbished and sold by MacWarehouse.
Posted by flyhigher, on May 21, 2003 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just bought mine last week from MacWarehouse... 466 Views / 15 Replies  
I just bought mine last week from MacWarehouse ($1599 refurb). No regrets at all. I find no noticeable speed difference between this and a desktop 450Mhz G4.

Gaming performance isn't...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 28, 2001 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Please post your benchmarks here as soon as you... 812 Views / 92 Replies  
Please post your benchmarks here as soon as you have them. I too am concerned about the performance of the 550. We have to remember that Mhz for Mhz, the 7440 will be slower than the 7410 because...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 24, 2001 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Keep an eye on the following sites: ... 475 Views / 11 Replies  
Keep an eye on the following sites:

xlr8yourmac (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com)
macspeedzone (http://www.macspeedzone.com)
bare feats (http://barefeats.com)

Bare Feats has indicated that they'll...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 21, 2001 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's a look back at what the Register had to... 609 Views / 18 Replies  
Here's a look back at what the Register had to say a few months ago:

June article (http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/39/20038.html)

They had noted the upcoming PowerPC 7440, with the...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 21, 2001 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Vanguard Designer 1 tibook case 313 Views / 0 Replies  
I've found what looks to be the perfect TiBook case.

http://homepage.mac.com/flyhigher/.Public/vanguard-thumb.jpg

image 1 (http://homepage.mac.com/flyhigher/.Public/vanguard1.jpg)
image 2...
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 21, 2001 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
they said have the new models at the palo alto... 352 Views / 4 Replies  
they said have the new models at the palo alto store, but they are not on display
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 20, 2001 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oops I meant 16th. 1,683 Views / 181 Replies  
oops I meant 16th.
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 16, 2001 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It is now Tuesday, Oct. 14th on the east coast. ... 1,683 Views / 181 Replies  
It is now Tuesday, Oct. 14th on the east coast.
http://www.cc-inc.com/macmall/shop/detail.asp?dpno=963907
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 16, 2001 at 02:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
firewire for Twentieth Anniversary Mac 495 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone successfully used a firewire PCI card in a Twentieth Anniversary Mac?

What brand do you suggest?

Does it perform well with firewire hard drives?
Posted by flyhigher, on Oct 3, 2001 at 02:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It's much better this way. Try it with one hand... 732 Views / 43 Replies  
It's much better this way. Try it with one hand and you'll see.
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 18, 2001 at 02:03 AM, in macOS
You should be able to replace them both yourself.... 483 Views / 6 Replies  
You should be able to replace them both yourself. You shouldn't be out more than $200.
Posted by flyhigher, on Sep 2, 2001 at 02:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would recommend a 1999 Quantum ProDrive LPS. A... 593 Views / 29 Replies  
I would recommend a 1999 Quantum ProDrive LPS. A most excellent whine.
Posted by flyhigher, on Aug 18, 2001 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You're right, I do accidentally put it to sleep... 2,417 Views / 114 Replies  
You're right, I do accidentally put it to sleep sometimes. Apparently there is enough residual heat (or conductivity?) in the box that it can trip the switch. It is full of pennies.

My warranty...
Posted by flyhigher, on Aug 8, 2001 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was wondering who would catch that. ... 2,417 Views / 114 Replies  
I was wondering who would catch that. :rolleyes: You're right, it completely covers the main vent. The heat can still escape through the narrow grill behind the main opening, and I have yet to...
Posted by flyhigher, on Aug 7, 2001 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
It is an Aeron, and yes it is incredibly... 2,417 Views / 114 Replies  
It is an Aeron, and yes it is incredibly comfortable. They list at $600-800 depending on the options you get. But supposedly there are a large number of used ones in circulation now as a result of...
Posted by flyhigher, on Aug 7, 2001 at 12:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here's mine: flyhigher's cube and TAM... 2,417 Views / 114 Replies  
Here's mine:


flyhigher's cube and TAM (http://homepage.mac.com/flyhigher/.Pictures/macs3s.jpg)
Posted by flyhigher, on Aug 4, 2001 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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