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Interesting pattern that seemed to be appearing... 288 Views / 15 Replies  
Interesting pattern that seemed to be appearing at one stage, just wonder if it had any reality... People assume that the BTO options were the main thing slowing orders down, and I'm sure they were...
Posted by dbabbage, on Jun 7, 2001 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've ordered an iBook Combo 256Mb/10Gb. It's... 262 Views / 20 Replies  
I've ordered an iBook Combo 256Mb/10Gb.

It's a replacement for my current 4-year-old PowerBook 1400, which admittedly seemed incredible when it replaced my lemon of a PowerBook 150 (anyone...
Posted by dbabbage, on Jun 2, 2001 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
True, a SCSI adapter could work too. The ones... 851 Views / 4 Replies  
True, a SCSI adapter could work too. The ones I've seen have been quite bulky, much more so obviously than a PC card.

I would have thought a SCSI adaptor might be even more expensive... Anyone got...
Posted by dbabbage, on Jun 2, 2001 at 04:02 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ethernet for PowerBook 1400 851 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there,
I'm wanting to network my current machine, a PowerBook 1400, with my new iBook.

I figured an Ethernet PC Card was the way to go, but which brand. I am looking for minimum price as the...
Posted by dbabbage, on Jun 2, 2001 at 03:17 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
For anyone else who is interested, to answer my... 261 Views / 4 Replies  
For anyone else who is interested, to answer my own question, see:
<http://til.info.apple.com/techinfo.nsf/artnum/n60183>

Apple DVD drives are not set to any particular region when they are...
Posted by dbabbage, on May 30, 2001 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DVD drive and region codes? 261 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone know whether the DVD drive (or Combo drive) in the new iBook is limited to playing DVDs from a particular region?

This obviously has relevance for those of us considering buying an...
Posted by dbabbage, on May 29, 2001 at 04:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can anyone confirm for me whether the iBook... 284 Views / 29 Replies  
Can anyone confirm for me whether the iBook Combo drive option is available at the new bricks and mortar Apple stores? That is what the post above infers. Has anyone actually _seen_ a Combo drive...
Posted by dbabbage, on May 22, 2001 at 08:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Combo 4x burn speed so bad? 291 Views / 5 Replies  
I was planning on ordering the Combo drive. I still think I will, but notice how many people say they have changed when they discovered the Combo drive has a 4x burn speed only... Is it really so...
Posted by dbabbage, on May 14, 2001 at 05:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can only buy the combo drive iBook through... 287 Views / 12 Replies  
You can only buy the combo drive iBook through the AppleStore at the moment. What do people think is the rationale for this? Do they think the demand for Combo drives will be low? Too high?

After...
Posted by dbabbage, on May 14, 2001 at 03:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook update at MWNY 287 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm passing through the States in July, and planning on buying an iBook while I'm there. Good timing, as I was planning to wait until MacOS X is preloaded anyway...

Do people think there will be...
Posted by dbabbage, on May 11, 2001 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I'm buying the iBook Combo option. This... 372 Views / 25 Replies  
Well, I'm buying the iBook Combo option. This machine is going to be my new primary machine, so I want it to be able to do everything.

My only current machine is also a Powerbook, a 1400 from the...
Posted by dbabbage, on May 11, 2001 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacWorld Tokyo Machines 392 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, it's just over 6 hours now till Steve takes the stage again... When he does, you'll hear about the new machines here first...

Err... well, maybe second, in all likelihood. :-) However, you...
Posted by dbabbage, on Feb 21, 2001 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, here's my take on the situation, for what... 863 Views / 122 Replies  
Well, here's my take on the situation, for what it's worth:

I represent what Apple have publically stated is their target audience for this year, particularly in relation to the iMacs or their...
Posted by dbabbage, on Feb 18, 2001 at 05:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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