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IIRC, all the laptop SATA drives on sale at... 383 Views / 7 Replies  
IIRC, all the laptop SATA drives on sale at newegg are 3.0gbps anyway so it's probably a moot point.
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 26, 2008 at 01:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hm, really? you can have an ungrounded case? ... 599 Views / 6 Replies  
hm, really? you can have an ungrounded case?

I'm also in HK and using the british 3 prong adapter...will check it out when I get back to the States.
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 16, 2008 at 05:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
via the USB port. 599 Views / 6 Replies  
via the USB port.
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 15, 2008 at 11:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ipod nano 4g tingling during recharge? 599 Views / 6 Replies  
Just got one of those newfangled ipod nano (4g?) - was noticing that when it was recharging - there was this odd tingling sensation on the lower back part of the aluminum casing.....is this bad? Has...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 14, 2008 at 10:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
oh ye naysayers....where's that ol' yankee... 1,704 Views / 6 Replies  
oh ye naysayers....where's that ol' yankee ingenuity?

It's probably possible but some soldering/dremel tool love might be necessary.

(although it's prob just worth it to sell the old macbook...
Posted by tycheung, on May 10, 2008 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
enh i think he got confused re: plasma vs lcd. ... 9,403 Views / 7 Replies  
enh i think he got confused re: plasma vs lcd. no gas in lcd.
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 10, 2008 at 01:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
in terms of temperature, power draw and number of... 2,266 Views / 19 Replies  
in terms of temperature, power draw and number of platters the new samsung spinpoint F1 is currently the market leader. they're just out so no real track record w/ them yet but i think they would...
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 10, 2008 at 01:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i haven't had an issue w/ my externals over the... 783 Views / 8 Replies  
i haven't had an issue w/ my externals over the past 7-8 yrs or so but then my ibook/macbook generally spins them down if they're idle for more than yea number of minutes or so. which is good, my...
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 10, 2008 at 01:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i think eve has a pretty good MMO setup in terms... 753 Views / 34 Replies  
i think eve has a pretty good MMO setup in terms of economy, crafting ("industry"), resource management, contracts, player owned starbases and structures, exploration of unknown parts of the universe...
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 8, 2008 at 11:42 PM, in Gaming
of note - i think most of leica's digi line... 2,012 Views / 37 Replies  
of note - i think most of leica's digi line except for the M8 are basically rebranded panasonics (leica designed the optics which are then made by panasonic or whomever panasonic sources...
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 8, 2008 at 02:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i think most pva panels are made by samsung and... 6,330 Views / 14 Replies  
i think most pva panels are made by samsung and most ips panels by LG/phillips, but not exactly certain.

I was looking at the 245 T as well and also concerned re buzzing - does anyone actually...
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 8, 2008 at 02:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
maxtor is evil. seagate bought them, and their... 482 Views / 7 Replies  
maxtor is evil. seagate bought them, and their drives went downhill ever since. any drive will go bad tho - buy a pair of firewire HD's and you can run rsync or apple backup or a softraid. or you...
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 8, 2008 at 02:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i liked the samsung spinpoint F1's - denser... 482 Views / 7 Replies  
i liked the samsung spinpoint F1's - denser platters, means less of them and less heat and power consumption. i pair them w/ OWC mercury firewire enclosures (available at eshop.macsales.com), HD's...
Posted by tycheung, on Mar 8, 2008 at 02:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
you own the DVD right? just use Handbrake to... 8,249 Views / 14 Replies  
you own the DVD right? just use Handbrake to encode it into H.264...it looks marvelous and you can stash it on your HD.
Posted by tycheung, on Dec 4, 2007 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
did you install leopard on top of an existing... 1,534 Views / 25 Replies  
did you install leopard on top of an existing tiger install or did you do "archive and install"?

honestly, I feel they should just eliminate the 1st option and offer only archive-and-install or a...
Posted by tycheung, on Dec 4, 2007 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well yeah if you're just doing iMovie and mixing... 4,301 Views / 52 Replies  
well yeah if you're just doing iMovie and mixing consumer video, it doesn't really matter. But if you're at a pro graphics/video house who needs to composite some ungodly gazillion kbps file from...
Posted by tycheung, on Dec 1, 2007 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
check your colorsync profile settings - the stock... 652 Views / 11 Replies  
check your colorsync profile settings - the stock calibration isn't always right. mine plays h.264 fine, although not as much tonal quality as my nice samsung 172T that's hooked up to it ;)
Posted by tycheung, on Dec 1, 2007 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm on my second macbook - I have to say, I think... 1,534 Views / 25 Replies  
i'm on my second macbook - I have to say, I think the build quality is definitely better than the old generation iBooks, at least from the polycarbonate and keyboard standpoint.

I'm on my second...
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 30, 2007 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
try smalldog.com? 464 Views / 5 Replies  
try smalldog.com?
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
this was only for early versions of the 75GXP... 5,100 Views / 33 Replies  
this was only for early versions of the 75GXP deskstar model I think.
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
considering apple has posted documentation on how... 4,301 Views / 52 Replies  
considering apple has posted documentation on how to replace the HD, it's probably OK from a warranty standpoint. The user replaceeable HD bay is probably one of the greatest things about this...
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
considering the fact that OS X 10.5 works... 4,476 Views / 83 Replies  
considering the fact that OS X 10.5 works flawlessly on my MacBook and Vista on my conroe 965P box:
1) interface hangs every 5 mins (i'm sure there's some nasty rootkit that managed to worm its way...
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 13, 2007 at 06:19 PM, in Mac OS X
If you are going to hook up a lot of drives to... 1,809 Views / 21 Replies  
If you are going to hook up a lot of drives to it, the eSATA and FW 800 makes sense.

I edit ~70-120mb photoshop files on my macbook...mbp might make things fly a little faster but meh

For...
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 10, 2007 at 11:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
of note, it's much easier to upgrade macbook HD. ... 1,809 Views / 21 Replies  
of note, it's much easier to upgrade macbook HD. I think for you it depends on what you are doing with CS premium - if it's huge, hollywood/publication type stuff with terabytes of data, probably...
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 10, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oops - reread your post - if you are going into... 549 Views / 15 Replies  
oops - reread your post - if you are going into an apple store for this, the tech genius guy or whatever he is called can prob help you transfer your data too.

rereading the original...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 29, 2007 at 01:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well, technically, you can in theory run leopard... 549 Views / 15 Replies  
well, technically, you can in theory run leopard in your ibook after paying for a new drive and having someone install it but i'd bet it'd be kind of slow.

this is the min. requirement for...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 29, 2007 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i like Hitachi's current crop of travelstar... 549 Views / 15 Replies  
i like Hitachi's current crop of travelstar drives over most of the other notebook offerings. You'll probably need the IDE or PATA version, not the SATA. Newegg.com is where I generally get my...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: if anyone is interested - I have one of those... 425,324 Views / 1,150 Replies  
if anyone is interested - I have one of those willow design backpacks (Kerouac model) people used to rave about a couple years back. More info in the marketplace forum here (sorry for the shameless...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS: Willow Design Kerouac Laptop Backpack 518 Views / 0 Replies  
For those of you who remember Willow Design's bags with much fondness - I'm selling my Navy Blue Kerouac backpack. It's almost new except for a minor scuff mark on the back. I've only had the...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 26, 2007 at 01:10 PM, in Marketplace
well - the slowness and grinding happened a lot... 549 Views / 15 Replies  
well - the slowness and grinding happened a lot just before my HD died - so it might be you just need to replace the HD. I would back up all the data now ASAP in case your drive might be about to...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 23, 2007 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well...they originally released the macbooks may... 6,132 Views / 140 Replies  
well...they originally released the macbooks may of '06 and subsequent revisions were the bump to C2D in Nov of 06 and then the mHz/HD/superdrive bump in may '07....so there's still hope. stupid...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 23, 2007 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmms....firmware hack possible? 1,272 Views / 19 Replies  
hmms....firmware hack possible?
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 19, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if you are really good, you could do a meticulous... 1,017 Views / 4 Replies  
if you are really good, you could do a meticulous wet sand job and then airbrush on some new gelcoat or acrylic layer ;) or send it to an auto detailer and hope they won't melt something in the...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
has anyone tried stuffing 4gb into a macbook? ... 904 Views / 21 Replies  
has anyone tried stuffing 4gb into a macbook?

(and i highly doubt half life 2 will run well...)
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the thing is...will they bump the macbook to that... 1,272 Views / 19 Replies  
the thing is...will they bump the macbook to that particular mobo/chipset or will they just come out w/ the fancy schmancy ultraslims?
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
why the nix on santa rosa? is that just macbook... 1,272 Views / 19 Replies  
why the nix on santa rosa? is that just macbook pessimism or is there a good reason for predicting crestline - i.e. less power consumption/heat/etc?


edit: nvm, looks like crestline is one of...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 17, 2007 at 01:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
reliability always varies. For the current crop... 5,100 Views / 33 Replies  
reliability always varies. For the current crop of 2.5" laptop drives at 250gb, I went with Hitachi. WD is a smaller company and they tend to have good years/bad years. Seagate - a friend who...
Posted by tycheung, on Oct 17, 2007 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
personally i just do 5400's - they are cheaper,... 4,301 Views / 52 Replies  
personally i just do 5400's - they are cheaper, cooler and draw less power, and for most applications you're going to be doing on a macbook, there's not a huge difference between that and 7200.
...
Posted by tycheung, on Sep 13, 2007 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
using photoshop w/ aperture? 333 Views / 1 Replies  
This may have been covered extensively before - I picked up the academic version of aperture for relatively cheap. I was using iview media pro, but they got bought by microsoft and also seemed to be...
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 24, 2006 at 08:56 PM, in Applications
leica M4-P leitz summicron-M 50mm/f2.0,... 3,026 Views / 41 Replies  
leica M4-P
leitz summicron-M 50mm/f2.0, 35mm/f.20,
leitz elmarit-M 90mm/f2.8, tele-elmarit 90mm/f2.8
leitz summicron 90mm/f2.0

(those 1960's-1970's era leitz lenses are a steal!)

Pentax...
Posted by tycheung, on Nov 24, 2006 at 08:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
My experiences (white 2.0): Pros: very... 3,163 Views / 45 Replies  
My experiences (white 2.0):

Pros:

very fast, very usable
form factor is solid and beautiful


Cons:
Posted by tycheung, on Jun 28, 2006 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
it's a good program - it's lean, mean doesn't do... 780 Views / 24 Replies  
it's a good program - it's lean, mean doesn't do more than what it's supposed to. Right now, I think Aperture is too much for me, and doesn't officially run on my macbook. Iview fits the bill...
Posted by tycheung, on Jun 28, 2006 at 10:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Comcast or Verizon for ISP in Boston? 463 Views / 4 Replies  
Moving back to the Boston/Cambridge area. I had verizon phone/dsl service the last time I was here and was relatively happy with it. I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations whether...
Posted by tycheung, on Jun 26, 2006 at 06:45 PM, in Networking
Once you cross the equator it makes perfect... 340,363 Views / 581 Replies  
Once you cross the equator it makes perfect sense! just like aussie toilets!
Posted by tycheung, on Jun 24, 2006 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the waterfield sleeve - nice nylon... 340,363 Views / 581 Replies  
I have the waterfield sleeve - nice nylon exterior that is pretty tough and thick neoprene. Does the trick although no rigid inserts like the old willow design stuff or the Tom Bihn Brain Cell. ...
Posted by tycheung, on Jun 24, 2006 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
quickie help on Applescript? 327 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,


Looking for a way to make Applescript look at a list of folders in a directory, and for each folder make a smart album in photo with the name of the folder. i.e.

foreach (folder...
Posted by tycheung, on May 28, 2006 at 08:00 AM, in Applications
yep i get the heat and "static" noise in the... 397 Views / 3 Replies  
yep i get the heat and "static" noise in the upper LH corner as well, essentially the area where the power supply is - I think this is where the "whine" comes from that everyone is commenting on - I...
Posted by tycheung, on May 28, 2006 at 06:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
that's not flaking, that looks like my drool... 15,083 Views / 188 Replies  
that's not flaking, that looks like my drool and...hey that's my fingerprint!
Posted by tycheung, on May 22, 2006 at 06:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered a white one over the web since I... 59,852 Views / 246 Replies  
I ordered a white one over the web since I technically am broke and $200 goes a long way. and I really liked my white ibook (when it was sorta translucent and not solid white)...

then i couldn't...
Posted by tycheung, on May 22, 2006 at 04:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you remove the heat sink/pipe and post photos... 1,421 Views / 28 Replies  
Can you remove the heat sink/pipe and post photos of how much thermal goop is under there?

;)
Posted by tycheung, on May 19, 2006 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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