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New Mac Mini 402 Views / 1 Replies  
Getting some noise from a new Mini. The first one i bought was grinding when the disc drive was used, returned it and this new one works fine. Only issue, is some noise intermittently. Only way I...
Posted by Heavy, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you, that did the trick. I think this will... 302 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you, that did the trick. I think this will be good, but I'll check into the other stuff, you good folks sugget too. Much obliged.
Posted by Heavy, on Nov 8, 2010 at 03:56 PM, in Applications
Blocking sender in mail? 302 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm sorry for such a newb question. I'd like to block from companies that bombard me with emails. I mark them as junk but they still show up in the inbox. I'd like them to be blocked but I can't...
Posted by Heavy, on Nov 8, 2010 at 12:58 PM, in Applications
Yeah, I just got back from the Applestore. I... 518 Views / 2 Replies  
Yeah, I just got back from the Applestore. I called and they said bring it in, we can swap the drive, it's in stock. I get down there and they say "oh, it's actually not in stock". I'm just going...
Posted by Heavy, on Oct 28, 2010 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
mac mini drives 518 Views / 2 Replies  
Picked up a new mini and it's been great, until I just tried the cd/dvd drive. It worked, but was very loud and making a clunking sound as it was reading and was very loud. Tried another data cd and...
Posted by Heavy, on Oct 28, 2010 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks much for the replies. 3,574 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks much for the replies.
Posted by Heavy, on Oct 13, 2010 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Mini update? 3,574 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi. With a redesign on the mini almost six months ago, would it be wise to wait a bit for an updated one before buying? How often does Apple do that with their products?
Posted by Heavy, on Oct 12, 2010 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. Seems like it might be easier to move... 727 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks. Seems like it might be easier to move down to a simpler sound setup that works with a mini, didn't realize there was so much to it. Hopefully my monitor and keyboard can hook up easiily to a...
Posted by Heavy, on Sep 2, 2010 at 08:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's here, Altec Lansing ADA995 200-watt THX 5.1... 727 Views / 9 Replies  
It's here, Altec Lansing ADA995 200-watt THX 5.1 Speaker Set (Refurbished) | Overstock.com...
Posted by Heavy, on Sep 1, 2010 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Everything plugs into the sub. Separate molded,... 727 Views / 9 Replies  
Everything plugs into the sub. Separate molded, attached cable goes from sub to card. Three mini plugs. I'd think it'd be for sub, center and satellites, no?
Posted by Heavy, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. I just read that it was a home theatre... 727 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks. I just read that it was a home theatre type system by many Mac guys and a review.

I'm not real up on all this, but that Toslink plug, doesn't look like it'll work. The Altec Lansing...
Posted by Heavy, on Sep 1, 2010 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac mini all that? 727 Views / 9 Replies  
Have a few ?'s for ya'll. My Dell desktop is on it's last leg. I've been considering a mac mini, and would like to use my current ultrasharp monitor and 5.1 surround. The mini comes with a dvi...
Posted by Heavy, on Sep 1, 2010 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
1 GB Ram. What do you guys recommend for a... 1,002 Views / 18 Replies  
1 GB Ram.

What do you guys recommend for a quality hard drive back up? I bought an iomega from Radio Shack but just read a bunch of bad reviews on it.
Posted by Heavy, on Aug 20, 2010 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I checked and my MB says 23.59 GB available. I... 1,002 Views / 18 Replies  
I checked and my MB says 23.59 GB available. I thought it was lower. It booted up fine yesterday and this morning. The bootup sound was there as well.

Speed is alright when it's up and...
Posted by Heavy, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I just picked up a portable 500 GB drive... 1,002 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks. I just picked up a portable 500 GB drive for backup and to store some stuff I don't need on my MB. Nothing else to do? Just free up space?
Posted by Heavy, on Aug 18, 2010 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Original Macbook maintenance? 1,002 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi folks, I have one of the first MB's from '06. It's been great, been serviced once way back and runs very cool. Lately, I notice it booting up very slow and it doesn't even do that little...
Posted by Heavy, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help using isight camera 385 Views / 4 Replies  
I set it to camera mode and get a blue screen that tells me there is no camera connected. I'm trying to use isight. I did a search and another guy had the same problem, but no one replied. Anyone...
Posted by Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the help bro's. Today I went to... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the help bro's. Today I went to charge and the light of course went off after it flashed to orange. I unplugged from the wall and plug it in half way so it's sort've just hanging and the...
Posted by Heavy, on Dec 8, 2006 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple service is FAST but.... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
... my macbook still doesn't charge right. I plug the AC in and it goes green to orange to off. If I keep playing around with the adapter and replugging it in, I can sometimes get the orange to...
Posted by Heavy, on Dec 4, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I called Apple and they are sending a box. But... 78,075 Views / 399 Replies  
I called Apple and they are sending a box. But they told me the firmware update will fix the random shutdown because it fixes the heat sensor. I haven't updated yet. I thought it was actual...
Posted by Heavy, on Nov 24, 2006 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't been here for awhile. My MB is from... 78,075 Views / 399 Replies  
I haven't been here for awhile. My MB is from week 20. It's been powering off a few times. Also it's been refusing to charge or run off the AC adapter sometimes. I replaced the adapter and it...
Posted by Heavy, on Nov 23, 2006 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I contacted Apple and received a new... 330 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. I contacted Apple and received a new adapter. It didn't fix the problem. I plug it in and get a green light and then it goes off. No orange light. I plug it in again, same thing and...
Posted by Heavy, on Nov 22, 2006 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MB power adapter trouble? 330 Views / 3 Replies  
A few months back my adapter started acting funny. I plug it in, and I watch the color go from green to orange then immediately off. I wiggle the wall wart and it does it again. After a few tries...
Posted by Heavy, on Nov 20, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: size. if the MBP had a 13" screen I woulda'... 1,061 Views / 17 Replies  
size. if the MBP had a 13" screen I woulda' bought that. Oh and it has to come in black!
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 25, 2006 at 07:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't even know about the Loft! I've been... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
I didn't even know about the Loft! I've been reading this thread since the start. I would've gotten that, it's only $15 difference and I'm a Browns fan so I can dig those funky colors!
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 23, 2006 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Best way to back up mp3s? 329 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't have a spare hard drive to load them on to, so I need to put them on a disc. I'd like to take the songs I've accumulated in my itunes library and back them up. Someone told me a DVD disc...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 23, 2006 at 12:22 AM, in Applications
I remember reading a list from the intel site and... 1,058 Views / 12 Replies  
I remember reading a list from the intel site and the vampire games won't work. There's a link around here. I don't do much games, but that one sounded pretty cool. Too bad I can't use it on MB.
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 22, 2006 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Only thing I don't care for on the STM is the... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
Only thing I don't care for on the STM is the nylon strap. I carried the thing around for about three hours on a hot day and got some mild burns on my neck. That pad is useless, it gets all twisted...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 22, 2006 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The problems I'm having are from my store bought... 755 Views / 16 Replies  
The problems I'm having are from my store bought CDs that I'm importing.
I cannot get the blank link to show the edit box no matter where I click! It's so weird that it's only a handful of songs. ...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 19, 2006 at 09:13 AM, in Applications
Thanks Slug. But when the line is blank it does... 755 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks Slug. But when the line is blank it does not let me select the title field. I've tried so many times. I've successfully titled most all of my songs, but I can't do these blank ones.
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 18, 2006 at 12:32 PM, in Applications
What if the line is blank for the song? itunes... 755 Views / 16 Replies  
What if the line is blank for the song? itunes won't let me highlight the area to edit. This happens occasionally when I was ripping songs from my cds to my hardrive. I have about a half a dozen...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 18, 2006 at 10:09 AM, in Applications
I got an STM small alley for Father's day and the... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
I got an STM small alley for Father's day and the fit is PERFECT. Thanks Ryanhugh, it's everything you said. Awesome how compact but how many pockets and things for STUFF!
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 17, 2006 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Song titles in itunes from ripped CDs 222 Views / 0 Replies  
I import some of my CDs into itunes and once in awhile I get a track that will not let me type in the title. It stays blank and won't let me select the space to type it in. What do I need to do...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 17, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Applications
How can I convert for .exe stuff? 388 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a MB and hoping not to have to install Windows for just a few things. I have some .exe files and wondering what can read/convert them for Mac?
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 17, 2006 at 11:51 AM, in Applications
Mine's one of the first and I've never felt it... 1,466 Views / 16 Replies  
Mine's one of the first and I've never felt it scorching hot either. Warm yeah, but I never use it on my lap anyhow, so I don't care.
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 17, 2006 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Your specs do sound about the same as a MB. It's... 17,347 Views / 89 Replies  
Your specs do sound about the same as a MB. It's funny 'cuz about five people so far have commented on how small the MB is. Of course there is still smaller out there. The powerbook 12" was a nice...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do any of you guys use those cooling trays/stands? 1,795 Views / 24 Replies  
Do any of you guys use those cooling trays/stands?
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
darthvader, a couple buddies of mine said the... 1,795 Views / 24 Replies  
darthvader, a couple buddies of mine said the Dells at their work were just as warm to the touch. Another friend brought his HP along and it felt warm as well. I was worried about this heat thing...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanx. A great deal. 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
Thanx. A great deal.
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 15, 2006 at 08:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My black MB gets very warm but never too hot too... 1,795 Views / 24 Replies  
My black MB gets very warm but never too hot too the touch. A lot of friends have Dells and HP laptops, and I let them feel my MB up, and they shrugged their shoulders and said "yeah, they all do...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 14, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
?????? it says $49 for the pinder on that site,... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
?????? it says $49 for the pinder on that site, and that's without shipping. How'd you get it so cheap?
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 14, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The specs for the STM are different here compared... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
The specs for the STM are different here compared to on page 1 and on another site.
These sound like it will be wide enough to fit the MB well.
...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 14, 2006 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll try it on mine later. I just gotta find a... 16,165 Views / 44 Replies  
I'll try it on mine later. I just gotta find a junk disc to use.

Have you tried playing the scratched disc? Does it skip or still completely functional?
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 14, 2006 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks houseSold. I did see your post earlier. ... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
Thanks houseSold. I did see your post earlier. I went to CompUSA and they did not have those case logic sleeves or Sonys. They had everything else, it figures.

I could not find any info on the...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 13, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What if I want to watch a movie while on a car... 16,165 Views / 44 Replies  
What if I want to watch a movie while on a car trip? That's partially why I got a laptop so it could do stuff like this.
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 12, 2006 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Really? Some are reporting that the fit on the... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
Really? Some are reporting that the fit on the STM is not good, and others say it is! I like the look of that bag. I wish it was horizontal instead of vertical, but still nice.
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 12, 2006 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Yakov. You kick ass! I wish... 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
Thanks Yakov. You kick ass!


I wish Targus had one that fit the MB. Someone said they found one that fit perfectly, but I couldn't find one. I need lots of compartments for my stuff. I like...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 12, 2006 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check with the store! 1,247 Views / 31 Replies  
Check with the store!
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 12, 2006 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What make is that Leonis? Is there a site? 338,010 Views / 581 Replies  
What make is that Leonis? Is there a site?
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 12, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I love my blackbook's screen. So sharp and... 1,041 Views / 15 Replies  
I love my blackbook's screen. So sharp and vivid. But the angle does suck so you need to look straight on. I recently compared a bunch of Macs and the PB's didn't look as sharp to me but had wider...
Posted by Heavy, on Jun 11, 2006 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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