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Sticky: Which slot takes the bigger RAM capacity? 322,197 Views / 205 Replies  
I have the late 2007 Macbook which came with 2pcs x 500MB RAM. Lately, I've been given one stick of 2GB RAM taken from a similar Macbook.

Q1. Would it be inadvisable to replace one of...
Posted by MacPhly, on Jan 28, 2008 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I managed to find an alternative video maker that... 5,805 Views / 5 Replies  
I managed to find an alternative video maker that uses the built-in iSight camera and is much easier to use than iMovie. It is called iCamShare at Arbor Bits - iCamShare (http://www.arborbits.com/)...
Posted by MacPhly, on Jan 5, 2008 at 02:25 PM, in Applications
Convert iMovie clips into other formats 8,116 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm a newbie; just bought Macbook with Leopard a month ago.
With iMovie and iSight, so far I managed to save video clips only in m4v and mov formats. I would like to convert these videos into more...
Posted by MacPhly, on Jan 4, 2008 at 10:12 AM, in Applications
Thanks for your quick reply. At this early... 5,805 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for your quick reply.

At this early stage, I would prefer to use all the apps "out of the box" that came free with my new Macbook. Since iLife is not in my Applications folder, I assume...
Posted by MacPhly, on Jan 2, 2008 at 02:31 AM, in Applications
How to use iMovie 2008? 5,805 Views / 5 Replies  
I experienced great difficulty in using iMovie that came with my new Macbook that I purchased on Nov. 26, 2007. Tried obtaining the user manual, but unable to get the correct version for this...
Posted by MacPhly, on Jan 2, 2008 at 01:23 AM, in Applications
Thanks so much for your quick reply, analogika. ... 658 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks so much for your quick reply, analogika. It's such a relief to hear your words because when I sent emails and copied them back to myself and saw my photo, I almost fainted. But, that's a...
Posted by MacPhly, on Dec 5, 2007 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How to remove photo from Apple Mail 658 Views / 4 Replies  
When browsing my new Macbook for the first time, the introduction tour showed Photobooth and requires my snapping a photo before it moved on with the tour. However, without asking my permission...
Posted by MacPhly, on Dec 5, 2007 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks silver. I installed the drivers as you... 1,223 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks silver. I installed the drivers as you suggested. Seems like the scrolling is only for up/down and not horizontal. Sure hope the tap feature will be added by software update soon; don't...
Posted by MacPhly, on Dec 3, 2007 at 11:43 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for your suggestions. I downloaded the... 8,441 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for your suggestions. I downloaded the freeware "burn" and it seems to fit my needs. At this point I would like to see what I can use from the Macbook "out of the box" without having to buy...
Posted by MacPhly, on Dec 3, 2007 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
which supplied application in Macbook can burn CD? 8,441 Views / 14 Replies  
I checked the litttle square manual that came with my Nov.2007 Macbook but found nothing that says which supplied app can be used to burn CD in the built-in CD combo. Any suggestion?
Posted by MacPhly, on Dec 1, 2007 at 03:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some users of the IBM Thinkpad laptops use OSX... 3,956 Views / 11 Replies  
Some users of the IBM Thinkpad laptops use OSX Leopard on their Thinkpads. Try this:
thinkpads.com Support Community :: View Forum - OS-X on a ThinkPad...
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 30, 2007 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How to activae XP features in Macbook 1,223 Views / 5 Replies  
I got a brand new Nov.2007 Macbook a few days ago, and have smoothly installed Windows XP with bootcamp from Leopard, thanks to the many Mac fans' guidance in these Macnn forums.
However, in XP, I...
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 30, 2007 at 01:07 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
skype videos between windows XP and Mac X10.4 4,762 Views / 5 Replies  
Thinkpad T23 / Windows XP / Skype 2.5.0.146.exe / Logitech Fusion camera

videos exchange smoothly with

iMacG4 / OSX 10.4.2 / Mac Skype / Logitech Pro Notebook webcam
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 24, 2007 at 11:38 AM, in Applications
Skype works with the older version 2.xxx 4,762 Views / 5 Replies  
Problem solved. I reinstalled in my windows laptop to the earlier version Skype just before they changed to the current 3.xxx series. Now Win-Mac computers can receive each other's videos. I got...
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 23, 2007 at 08:47 PM, in Applications
SKYPE video chat - Windows cannot see Mac video 4,762 Views / 5 Replies  
I have used Skype video chat between Mac-Mac computers, and between Windows-Windows computers, and each can see the other's video.

However, when I used a Mac with a Windows, the Mac can see the...
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 22, 2007 at 09:28 PM, in Applications
Amazing Carl Zeiss lens! 1,508 Views / 15 Replies  
Guy,

Thanks for the contrasting photos. Looks like the Carl Zeiss lens in the Logitech has raised the standard for all current webcams, including iSight.

Just a thought ... your Macbook may...
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 13, 2007 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Logitech webcam with Carl Zeiss lens 1,508 Views / 15 Replies  
Guy: I checked at the Logitech website on the Quickcam with Carl Zeiss lens that you mentioned, but the specs only stated Windows as the requirement and did not include the Mac. Can you provide a...
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 12, 2007 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does Apple now still have the offer of free Nano ... 1,017 Views / 14 Replies  
Does Apple now still have the offer of free Nano for purchase of a MacBook through educational discount? Or, are there other special offers for edu discount purchases? Can someone tell me where I...
Posted by MacPhly, on Nov 6, 2007 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tablemate II - wonderful laptop foldable table 810 Views / 14 Replies  
I use my Tablemate II which can be pulled towards me as close as I want. Need at least one inch floor clearance so that legs can slide under your sofa or chair. Can tilt angle. Available from...
Posted by MacPhly, on Jul 5, 2007 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Amazon confirmed they will refund me in full 4,097 Views / 9 Replies  
Following HouseSold's suggestion, I emailed Amazon to enquire about my refund. Today, 72 hours after it was discovered stolen, Amazon replied, copy and pasted as follows:
(partial quote)
"As you...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 23, 2006 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
UPS lost my Macbook. Avoid this serial number 4,097 Views / 9 Replies  
I shipped my Macbook back to Amazon for refund because of a faulty CD drive just after 5 days. It was stolen. UPS told me that the laptop was removed from the box between last UPS depot and final...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 22, 2006 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I have just installed a Mushkin 1 GB in my... 1,238 Views / 31 Replies  
I have just installed a Mushkin 1 GB in my Macbook, making a total of 1.25GB. As it seems almost all brands are good, with the odd cases of DOA in each brand, my choice narrowed down to only ease...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 10, 2006 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the quick reply. Now I will try to... 9,910 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the quick reply. Now I will try to Slipstream 3 CDs into one CD:

1. The Windows XP SP1 cd
2. The XP SP2 upgrade cd
3. The Macbook driver cd created from Boot Camp.

Hope it will...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 10, 2006 at 11:34 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for the quick reply. It's easier to look... 9,633 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the quick reply. It's easier to look for one now that I know it's called Torx.

By the way, how do I get OWC?

I'm thinking of removing the Mac HDD and cloning into a spare HDD by...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 10, 2006 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How to change hard drive in Macbook? 9,633 Views / 4 Replies  
After removing the Macbook battery and dragging out the HDD, how do you pry the HDD from the little aluminum caddy that it sits on? The HDD is held to the caddy with four black tiny screws which...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 9, 2006 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone successfully installed Win XP SP1 with Boot Camp? 9,910 Views / 6 Replies  
Using Boot Camp I installed Windows XP with Service Pak I on my Macbook OSX 10.4.7 But the Macbook drivers cannot be enabled in SP-1, consequently:

1. Plays DVD movies but no sound.
2. LCD...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 9, 2006 at 09:19 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
check out: ... 514 Views / 2 Replies  
check out: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=303804
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 8, 2006 at 01:47 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the quick reply Convert. Just... 2,946 Views / 24 Replies  
Thanks for the quick reply Convert.

Just wondering, does the MBP have something like the Thinkpad where you can password lock the Windows OS, or the HDD so that the laptop finder/thief will be...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 4, 2006 at 02:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for your quick response, HouseSold. I'm... 1,987 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks for your quick response, HouseSold. I'm surprised that Amazon is 4 weeks behind in new supplies considering that it is a big time quantity seller. However, when my Macbook arrives Aug.8 I'll...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 4, 2006 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm looking to buy software to clone the HDD in... 2,946 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm looking to buy software to clone the HDD in my Macbook so that in case the HDD is messed up, I can just switch the cloned HDD into the Macbook. Can you tell me the brand of the cloning software...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 4, 2006 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Which RAM brand is easiest to slide in? 1,987 Views / 20 Replies  
I have just ordered a MacBook from Amazon and now looking to buy 2 GB RAM. The best price seems to be from Newegg.com which is $72 for each 1GB stick. The customers' comments were all good...
Posted by MacPhly, on Aug 3, 2006 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
SOLD Thanks to MacNN Forum for this... 427 Views / 1 Replies  
SOLD

Thanks to MacNN Forum for this MarketPlace
Posted by MacPhly, on Jul 21, 2006 at 11:50 PM, in Marketplace
iBook G4 12" RAM 1.5GB warranty to late Dec.2006 427 Views / 1 Replies  
**** SOLD ****

Thanks to MacNN for this Marketplace
*******************************



I bought this iBook in Dec.2005 hoping to switch from Windows but was unable to...
Posted by MacPhly, on Jul 17, 2006 at 11:07 PM, in Marketplace
 
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