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Let's see: since January I've had three models.... 568 Views / 26 Replies  
Let's see: since January I've had three models. That means means I've upgraded twice. I'm looking to upgrade again in July. I hate it when I have to upgrade to the same PB just to get a new one...
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Posted by PhilB, on May 18, 2002 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also cancelled my Apple order...after FedEx... 663 Views / 47 Replies  
I also cancelled my Apple order...after FedEx lost it. Apple's trace was going to take 5-10 days ?!?!? So I went with Mac Zone, got overnight shipping and an Airport base for $99. I can't wait until...
Posted by PhilB, on May 7, 2002 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is for Brent. I couldn't get the email... 231 Views / 1 Replies  
This is for Brent. I couldn't get the email delivered.

Brett,

The I/O options on the iBook are: modem, ethernet(10/100BASE-T), Firewire, 2 usb, VGA out, and AV.

Hope this helps.

Phil
Posted by PhilB, on May 7, 2002 at 08:32 PM, in Marketplace
FS New iBook 231 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi, I have an iBook 500 mhz
with 10GB HD, 128MB ram, and DVD drive.
Purchased last year, still in warranty.
Have decided I need a PB. and, while I really love this little machine, I don't realy...
Posted by PhilB, on May 2, 2002 at 03:49 PM, in Marketplace
Not sure about VPC and your airport card, but... 295 Views / 2 Replies  
Not sure about VPC and your airport card, but check out www.pocketmac.net. (http://www.pocketmac.net.) They seem to be making some real progress.

BTW, I definitely would recommend a PPC over...
Posted by PhilB, on Feb 6, 2002 at 09:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wareagle, I feel your pain. But, it will be... 423 Views / 5 Replies  
Wareagle,

I feel your pain. But, it will be worth it.
Posted by PhilB, on Feb 1, 2002 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Received my New 933 and LCD today 423 Views / 5 Replies  
After a couple of false starts with some other companies, Macwarehouse came through today. The 933 is FAST (I had a 450 G4 before) and the LCD screen is fantastic. I originally was going for a new...
Posted by PhilB, on Jan 31, 2002 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, they do. But I had to send mine back: it was... 676 Views / 36 Replies  
Yes, they do. But I had to send mine back: it was too noisy ;)
Posted by PhilB, on Jan 15, 2002 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Software Update not Working 269 Views / 1 Replies  
I originally thought it was too much traffic on the Apple download site but have come to the conclusion that there is a problem here. Whenever I try to use Software Update, it runs for a few seconds...
Posted by PhilB, on May 26, 2001 at 09:05 PM, in macOS
Sorry, but before I could do that, I had a major... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry, but before I could do that, I had a major system crash and had to reinstall OS X. With the update now everything seems to be fine. Thanks for the help. I've got to get my Unix manual out and...
Posted by PhilB, on Apr 23, 2001 at 09:17 AM, in macOS
Aaargh! Password problems! 300 Views / 2 Replies  
I restore Netinfo Manager thru the kindness of another user. It shows me all my passwords but won't let me change any because I enter "an invalid password or user name". I'm entering what is shown in...
Posted by PhilB, on Apr 22, 2001 at 09:52 PM, in macOS
Netinfo Manager Gone 292 Views / 1 Replies  
Help!

Over the past couple of days I've been delving into OS X, trying to get a handle on this thing. Last night I read about changing permissions with Netinfo Manager. I went to my Utilities...
Posted by PhilB, on Apr 20, 2001 at 09:16 AM, in macOS
Actually, you can. Just make sure it's the... 436 Views / 10 Replies  
Actually, you can. Just make sure it's the correct type. I ordered my chip from a PC-only company. They didn't know jack about a Mac but their chips met the right specs and worked fantastically.
Posted by PhilB, on Apr 20, 2000 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think you can probably be happy with either,... 499 Views / 13 Replies  
I think you can probably be happy with either, however, it sounds like you are going to expand your graphics work in the future. That may mean more storage capacity, faster graphics processor, etc. I...
Posted by PhilB, on Apr 20, 2000 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
How much of a RAM boost? 344 Views / 3 Replies  
Since RAM prices are fairly low now I decided to upgrade my G4 450 with 128MB...so now I have 256 MB. I turned VM off--Wow! What a speed increase, at least in screen updates, file openings, etc. My...
Posted by PhilB, on Apr 19, 2000 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
HD Partitions 408 Views / 3 Replies  
This has never been as issue for me before since I only had relatively small HD's (2-6 GB). I've always liked a single partition for the simplicity of it but now, with my G4 450, I've begun to this...
Posted by PhilB, on Apr 1, 2000 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Since we're on this topic, does anyone know if HK... 1,351 Views / 31 Replies  
Since we're on this topic, does anyone know if HK is going to make speakers that are compatible with the new Subwoofer for the iMac?
Posted by PhilB, on Feb 27, 2000 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Mike, I really don't remember but... 591 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Mike,

I really don't remember but I'll check it out tomorrow at the office.

I'll let you know how it goes.

Phil http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
Posted by PhilB, on Nov 14, 1999 at 09:45 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Chooser problem w/Rev A iMac and OS 9 591 Views / 2 Replies  
I upgraded my Rev A iMac from 8.6 last week with no initial problems except I had to do a firmware update before I could run the upgrade. Everything seemed to work fine, including my printer: an...
Posted by PhilB, on Nov 9, 1999 at 09:43 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
DVSE Keyboard: The Saga Continues 390 Views / 0 Replies  
After reporting on the death of my sadly lamented DVSE keyboard last Friday, I received, today, a new keyboard from Apple Fulfillment. And guess what: it's a G4 keyboard according to the packing...
Posted by PhilB, on Nov 9, 1999 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Justin, I just called the Apple Support... 334 Views / 3 Replies  
Justin,

I just called the Apple Support number listed in my support manual and told them the problem. When we tried to fix it there was only two solutions left: new keyboard or new computer. The...
Posted by PhilB, on Nov 7, 1999 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Keyboard Problem on DVSE 334 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not sure how prevalent it is with new DVSE's but I've had mine about 2 weeks when I couldn't get it to boot up. I thought it was the recently installed OS 9 but a call to Apple Support (very...
Posted by PhilB, on Nov 6, 1999 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think a lot of experience with ISP's really... 430 Views / 12 Replies  
I think a lot of experience with ISP's really does go back to the local setup (telephone wires, connections, exchanges, etc.). I used to be on Mindspring in a little town in Georgia (USA) and loved...
Posted by PhilB, on Nov 6, 1999 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Excuse me, What problem??? 301 Views / 1 Replies  
Excuse me, What problem???
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 30, 1999 at 06:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just a note from an old Mac guy. My son, a... 417 Views / 7 Replies  
Just a note from an old Mac guy. My son, a computer science major in college (Yay!) has been using a Mac PB since he started and loves it. Granted he does have a Wallstreet 400 mhz, but is able to do...
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 28, 1999 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
The new iMacs indeed come with Quicken 98... 357 Views / 2 Replies  
The new iMacs indeed come with Quicken 98 version. However, from all reviews of Quicken 2000 so far, the recommendations are if you have the 98 version you may want to skip this upgrade. Not much...
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 27, 1999 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Glad to hear it's not just me with this problem.... 781 Views / 11 Replies  
Glad to hear it's not just me with this problem. I, too, had no problems the first run through. I thought, hey great, I like this. Then I kept getting error messages on email. News reading went fine....
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 21, 1999 at 09:09 AM, in Applications
dynamo, I predict you will love it. Mine is... 451 Views / 28 Replies  
dynamo,

I predict you will love it. Mine is great http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

Phil
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 20, 1999 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
My sincere condolences to those waiting for their... 451 Views / 28 Replies  
My sincere condolences to those waiting for their Apple Store deliveries. I have been there and have been disappointed.

I finally decided some time back to stop fretting over it and treat Apple...
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 20, 1999 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Misha, I agree with you on the speakers. Now... 381 Views / 7 Replies  
Misha,

I agree with you on the speakers. Now where is that subwoofer.

As to the mouse...have you tried Kensington's new USB Turboball. I hooked it up right out of the box along with my new DVSE...
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 19, 1999 at 09:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Paul, My SuperDisk had similar problems... 431 Views / 23 Replies  
Paul,

My SuperDisk had similar problems until the latest driver upgrade. One of the fixes with USB is to unplug the drive, wait a few seconds and replug. That often cures the problem. As far as...
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 18, 1999 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Doug, I concur on that. My DVSE had the... 455 Views / 6 Replies  
Doug,

I concur on that. My DVSE had the same problem with _Bug's Life_ the first couple of times and then got better. My son works at CompUSA and he said they all did that at first and then it...
Posted by PhilB, on Oct 18, 1999 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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