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I made two partions- a "system" and a "user"... 990 Views / 10 Replies  
I made two partions- a "system" and a "user" drive and separated my home folder accordingly. Everything has worked out fine until today. I booted the iMac, logged in and was presented with a...
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 11, 2011 at 06:24 PM, in Mac OS X
No GPU support for SETI or Folding?? 833 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to have SETI or Folding utilize my GPU- An AMD Radeon HD 6750M 512 MB in this case. There is widespread support on Windoze, but the Mac seems to be left out of the GPU party. I don't...
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 11, 2011 at 04:52 PM, in Team MacNN
Magic Mouse and Keyboards are still for sale. 1,931 Views / 3 Replies  
Magic Mouse and Keyboards are still for sale.
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 8, 2011 at 04:07 AM, in Marketplace
Thanks. I actually prefer corded. I don't really... 636 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. I actually prefer corded. I don't really see why I would need a cordless mouse for a stationary computer and add the hassle and waste of using batteries.
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 5, 2011 at 06:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ergonomic Mouse 636 Views / 5 Replies  
I just got an iMac with the included Magic Mouse. I've been experiencing some discomfort just using a regular mouse, so suffice to say I'm not very interested in the Magic Trackpad or Mouse (which...
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 3, 2011 at 11:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sold! 851 Views / 2 Replies  
Sold!
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 3, 2011 at 07:30 PM, in Marketplace
Price drop & new pic. 851 Views / 2 Replies  
Price drop & new pic.
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 31, 2011 at 07:32 PM, in Marketplace
You got lucky. I had a similar experience and was... 1,757 Views / 19 Replies  
You got lucky. I had a similar experience and was promised a free new battery, but there were no replacement batteries on site and they needed my Mac's serial number to process the replacement. From...
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 28, 2011 at 02:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No prob & thanks for the feedback. Time... 990 Views / 10 Replies  
No prob & thanks for the feedback.

Time Machine isn't the problem. I want to separate my "important" data from the rest so that backups can be quicker, smaller, potentially more portable, and...
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 27, 2011 at 12:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I've heard people complain. I think it's mostly... 990 Views / 10 Replies  
I've heard people complain. I think it's mostly the iApps, but as you say, I figure one can change the locations. I'm worried that Time Machine won't be of much use to me then, since I don't believe...
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 27, 2011 at 12:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Separating [OS & Apps] and [Personal Data] 990 Views / 10 Replies  
My desire is to have my OS & Apps and my own data separate, either on two partitions or two different physical hard drives. This makes it a lot easier to backup and save only what's important. But...
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 26, 2011 at 05:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Huh? This is a new, unused Magic Mouse, though. I... 1,931 Views / 3 Replies  
Huh? This is a new, unused Magic Mouse, though. I don't suppose it should be a problem in this case.
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 25, 2011 at 08:30 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Magic Mouse + 2 Apple Wireless Keyboards 1,931 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm selling an Apple Wireless Keyboard and a Magic Mouse. These are UNUSED and BRAND NEW and came with my new iMac. I am also selling an old Apple Wireless keyboard.The latter has scratches on the...
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 25, 2011 at 03:05 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 15" Late 2008 MBP 851 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm selling my 15" unibody MacBook Pro.

http://gamoe.net/imagebank/MBP4SaleNewSmall.jpg

Some Specs:

15" LED LCD
2.4 Ghz. C2D
4 GB DDR3 RAM
320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache WD HDD
Posted by Gamoe, on Aug 25, 2011 at 05:28 AM, in Marketplace
Here's my own Lion review... 23,192 Views / 624 Replies  
Here's my own Lion review (http://gamoedotnet.blogspot.com/2011/07/mac-os-x-lion-mini-review.html), based on my experiences with it since its debut.
Posted by Gamoe, on Jul 31, 2011 at 02:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Actually, I was promised a free replacement when... 971 Views / 3 Replies  
Actually, I was promised a free replacement when I came in with the battery, but they had none in stock at The Apple Store and required my Mac's serial # to process an order for one. When I came back...
Posted by Gamoe, on Apr 12, 2011 at 10:03 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: Battery for Late 2008 Unibody 971 Views / 3 Replies  
I just recently realized my battery is swollen and need a new one. I use it like a desktop, so I just need a battery to save me from those accidental magsafe disconnections. If anyone has an old...
Posted by Gamoe, on Apr 5, 2011 at 06:37 PM, in Marketplace
Sold! 459 Views / 1 Replies  
Sold!
Posted by Gamoe, on Jan 26, 2011 at 02:30 AM, in Marketplace
The eMac stand is sold! Thank you. 446 Views / 4 Replies  
The eMac stand is sold! Thank you.
Posted by Gamoe, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:10 PM, in Marketplace
Desktop RAM taken. Most mobile RAM left. 451 Views / 2 Replies  
Desktop RAM taken. Most mobile RAM left.
Posted by Gamoe, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:37 PM, in Marketplace
You've got a PM! 446 Views / 4 Replies  
You've got a PM!
Posted by Gamoe, on Jan 21, 2011 at 12:01 AM, in Marketplace
FS: iBook G4 for Parts 459 Views / 1 Replies  
By now you may have noticed I'm trying to get rid of some stuff.

Anyway, next on the list is an old iBook G4. I don't even remember what was wrong with it. But it has lots of useful parts if you...
Posted by Gamoe, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:27 AM, in Marketplace
FS: eMac Stand 446 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone have an eMac without a stand? This is your chance to gain a great stand at an awesome price! Okay... I just got rid of my eMac. If you need a stand, here it is. Otherwise, I might as well...
Posted by Gamoe, on Jan 19, 2011 at 11:14 PM, in Marketplace
Ram!! 451 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got some desktop and notebook RAM left over from several Macs that are just sitting in a drawer. I'll let the following photo be the description. I'll send it your way for $5 per shipment. That...
Posted by Gamoe, on Jan 18, 2011 at 07:30 PM, in Marketplace
NVIDIA GeForce 320M vs. 9600M GT 3,511 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a late 2008 15" MBP with an NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT w/256MB of RAM. I am thinking of trading it for a current 13" MacBook Pro with a GeForce 320M w/256MB.

Am I right in assuming the new...
Posted by Gamoe, on Dec 3, 2010 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Snow-i offer away! The worse that can happen is... 741 Views / 9 Replies  
Snow-i offer away! The worse that can happen is nothing. Model number is MB470LL/A

MovieCutter: Obviously the bags are my way of sweetening the deal (besides that fact, the Brenthaven bag is...
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 8, 2010 at 08:32 PM, in Marketplace
Too high? Someone make me an offer. 741 Views / 9 Replies  
Too high? Someone make me an offer.
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:43 AM, in Marketplace
FS: 2.4 Ghz 15" MBP 741 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm selling my 15" unibody MacBook Pro.

http://gamoe.net/imagebank/OrionProPreview.jpg

2.4 Ghz.
4 GB DDR3 RAM
320 HDD
Snow Leopard

Comes in the original box.
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 7, 2010 at 06:06 AM, in Marketplace
Doesn't sound bad. Is it in good condition? How... 381 Views / 2 Replies  
Doesn't sound bad. Is it in good condition? How much are you asking?
Posted by Gamoe, on Jun 28, 2010 at 05:35 AM, in Marketplace
WTB: MacBook 381 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm looking to buy a white MacBook, any generation is fine as long as it's in good working order and decent aesthetic shape.
Posted by Gamoe, on Jun 27, 2010 at 04:15 AM, in Marketplace
It was the logic board. Got a replacement board... 871 Views / 4 Replies  
It was the logic board. Got a replacement board from a parts site for $40 including shipping. It's been charging, syncing and playing fine since Monday. Very happy. :D
Posted by Gamoe, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Likewise Simon. You've been missed elsewhere as... 871 Views / 4 Replies  
Likewise Simon. You've been missed elsewhere as well. ;-)



I can't be sure the disk isn't failing, but I just don't see any of the obvious signs (excessive clicking, grinding noises, etc.) and...
Posted by Gamoe, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
4 Gen iPod (Click Wheel) turns off suddenly 871 Views / 4 Replies  
My fourth generation iPod (Click Wheel) has been chugging along just fine all these years. But just a few days ago it began to turn off unexpectedly. I rebooted it, charged it, left it to discharge...
Posted by Gamoe, on Mar 5, 2010 at 09:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It was a little technical for the non-programmer.... 897 Views / 21 Replies  
It was a little technical for the non-programmer. He could have geared it more towards that audience. But, it was a fun read anyway, and even if you're not a programmer, if you're willing it read it...
Posted by Gamoe, on Sep 3, 2009 at 06:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Star Trek *does not* need a reboot. The original... 21,621 Views / 694 Replies  
Star Trek *does not* need a reboot. The original series was excellent and classic. The Next Generation was exactly that-- the creator's take on the next generation on Star Trek. It was different, and...
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 16, 2008 at 06:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sold!! 501 Views / 3 Replies  
Sold!!
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 14, 2008 at 06:20 AM, in Marketplace
jaydon34, you are correct. It is the same... 501 Views / 3 Replies  
jaydon34, you are correct. It is the same MacBook. But I assure you, the issue is neither limited nor specific to my MacBook. I have confirmed this through experimenting with an identical MacBook,...
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 12, 2008 at 04:42 AM, in Marketplace
Don't mean to be bother, but why not start her up... 517 Views / 6 Replies  
Don't mean to be bother, but why not start her up with an Intel Mac at this point? As much as I liked PPC Macs, that era is over, and thus not the best starter for a new Mac user.
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 11, 2008 at 05:16 PM, in Marketplace
FS: MacBook 2.2Ghz, 4GB RAM, 320 HDD + Brenthaven Sleeve 501 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm selling my MacBook.

These are the specs:

* C2D 2.2 Ghz.

* 4GB RAM (+ the RAM it came with)

* 320 GB HDD
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 11, 2008 at 05:12 PM, in Marketplace
I suppose if you could turn off a core to... 3,172 Views / 78 Replies  
I suppose if you could turn off a core to preserve battery life, nothing. But, I imagine it could also potentially add cost to the device over that of a single-core CPU. Battery life and low cost...
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 4, 2008 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I meant in regards to a netbook. I still haven't... 3,172 Views / 78 Replies  
I meant in regards to a netbook. I still haven't heard of a netbook using this chip, and even if there were, I'm not sure it would be desirable unless they can be made much more efficient than their...
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 3, 2008 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love how folks here get all worked up to defend... 3,172 Views / 78 Replies  
I love how folks here get all worked up to defend Apple. A Mac netbook would be awesome. It wouldn't have to run a complete version of Mac OS X. It could be a suped-up iPod Touch with a keyboard....
Posted by Gamoe, on Nov 3, 2008 at 07:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The respectful gesture of shaking hands far... 1,567 Views / 66 Replies  
The respectful gesture of shaking hands far outweighs the cons in normal situations. It's good to know where there is harmful bacteria, but it's also necessary to have a sense of perspective and...
Posted by Gamoe, on Oct 15, 2008 at 04:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That there are people trying to use the... 1,172 Views / 77 Replies  
That there are people trying to use the environmental movement for their own ulterior motives does not mean there are no environmental issues at hand. It's like saying that there's no inequality...
Posted by Gamoe, on May 26, 2008 at 06:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I concur on the hourly backup issue. I find it... 2,359 Views / 33 Replies  
I concur on the hourly backup issue. I find it excessive, and frankly counter-productive for my uses. I don't think spinning up the drive every hour to backup is the good for the drive over time, nor...
Posted by Gamoe, on May 26, 2008 at 05:55 AM, in Mac OS X
There are just some things that one obviously... 730 Views / 10 Replies  
There are just some things that one obviously shouldn't do, like taunt the vicious dog, even if he's tied and behind the fence, or walk out into the middle of a war zone, even if you have a bullet...
Posted by Gamoe, on May 23, 2008 at 05:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry to hear that, idykenano. Sounds like your... 1,180 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry to hear that, idykenano. Sounds like your eMac's CRT fried just like mine did a long time ago. But I bought myself a nice 20" LCD and hooked it up via the VGA out and it worked fine.
...
Posted by Gamoe, on May 20, 2008 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just wondering here, but do you have it connected... 414 Views / 6 Replies  
Just wondering here, but do you have it connected to any external display, keyboard, mouse or hard drive before you close the MacBook?
Posted by Gamoe, on May 20, 2008 at 02:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Back in the day, I just had an alias in the Apple... 6,340 Views / 84 Replies  
Back in the day, I just had an alias in the Apple menu of the Apple menu items folder named "Edit Apple Menu..." , which I began with some odd character so that it would always stay at the bottom of...
Posted by Gamoe, on May 19, 2008 at 08:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Exactly my point. If the percentage rate is so... 1,482 Views / 33 Replies  
Exactly my point. If the percentage rate is so low, Apple should have no problem owning up to the flukes that pop up now and then.
Posted by Gamoe, on May 19, 2008 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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