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Sticky: Is that Tour de France coverage playing on your... 1,082,348 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Is that Tour de France coverage playing on your MacBook Pro? Is it streaming video from a website or Quicktime/Real/Windows Media/VLC? What is the URL?

Go Tom Boonen!!
Posted by macndave, on Jul 6, 2006 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Simey, what is the glass, tri-angular thing near... 1,082,348 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Simey, what is the glass, tri-angular thing near the tree?
Posted by macndave, on May 4, 2006 at 01:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
120 Gig Hard Drive as BTO...How Long (to 160 Gig As BTO) 327 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone recall how long it took Apple to offer the 120 gig hard drive as a BTO option from the time of their general availablity?

I am very much interested in purchasing a BTO MacBook Pro...
Posted by macndave, on Apr 6, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I stand corrected, the new version of iTunes that... 436 Views / 4 Replies  
I stand corrected, the new version of iTunes that was released today, 01/10/2005, now allows for simultaneous streaming of music to multiple AirTunes enabled speakers. I am streaming to 3 different...
Posted by macndave, on Jan 10, 2006 at 10:06 PM, in Networking
Michael, As you may have found out, it is not... 436 Views / 4 Replies  
Michael,
As you may have found out, it is not possible to have iTunes stream to more than one AE at the same time. There may be a third party application that allows for this to occur from iTunes,...
Posted by macndave, on Jan 9, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Networking
Aiport+Bluetooth not available for Dual Core Power Mac yet 1,512 Views / 19 Replies  
I purchased a Dual Core 2.0 Ghz Power Mac on Sunday at the Clarendon, Virginia Apple Store. I got the stock machine. It was tough choosing between the 2.0 and the 2.3 as I wanted the 250 Gigabyte...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 7, 2005 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does it have an Airport and Bluetooth cards, or... 480 Views / 7 Replies  
Does it have an Airport and Bluetooth cards, or at least Airport?
Posted by macndave, on Oct 23, 2005 at 10:37 PM, in Marketplace
Hi Millen, Is your wallpaper in the picture... 468,726 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Hi Millen,
Is your wallpaper in the picture below a friend or a model? Can you share/post a link to the picture?
...
Posted by macndave, on Sep 10, 2005 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: I really like the wallpaper...Please post a link... 1,082,348 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I really like the wallpaper...Please post a link to the wallpaper or let me know how to obtain it off the forum.
Posted by macndave, on Jul 31, 2005 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 2GB Ram Single stick 664 Views / 4 Replies  
Okay...I will bite. Do single 2GB RAM sticks exist? If so, wouldn't they be more expensive than two 1GB RAM sticks (I purchased a 1GB RAM stick for $159 recently).

Currently, 2 gigabytes is the...
Posted by macndave, on Feb 9, 2005 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Need to turn G4 tower into wireless server/video doorbell 1,484 Views / 9 Replies  
Gern,
Sorry, I've been off the boards for a few days. The PCI version that I am using is the Linksys "2.4GHz 54Mbps Wireless-G PCI Adapter" Model WMP54G...
Posted by macndave, on Feb 5, 2005 at 08:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Need to turn G4 tower into wireless server/video doorbell 1,484 Views / 9 Replies  
Have you considered either a USB wireless or a PCI wireless network adapter. I have used both successfully in a G4 350 mhz (which doesn't have an Airport card cage). Each was less than $40 at...
Posted by macndave, on Jan 30, 2005 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
The RAM chip arrive today (12/01). :) It... 65,584 Views / 651 Replies  
The RAM chip arrive today (12/01). :)

It was a quick install, and all is well so far. I did zap the PRAM (Command, Option, P-R) on startup and let it "gong" three times. Some things seem a...
Posted by macndave, on Dec 1, 2004 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I jumped on this deal for my still somewhat new... 65,584 Views / 651 Replies  
I jumped on this deal for my still somewhat new 1.5Ghz 15" AlBook. I ordered one 1 Gig chip from Fry's/Outpost's website on Sunday (11/28) with two-day delivery for $159 plus $7 shipping. I got an...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 30, 2004 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
TiBook Power Adapter + 1.5Ghz AlBook: Is This Okay 280 Views / 2 Replies  
A couple years ago when I purchased an 800Mhz DVI TiBook, I also purchased an additional power adapter. Over the weekend, I purchased a 1.5Ghz AlBook. I would like to continue using the TiBook...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 16, 2004 at 01:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
G4 with Internet Sharing On and Airport Express 318 Views / 0 Replies  
I am house sitting the next couple of weeks for a friend who has a G4 connected to a cable modem by ethernet. I am able to shared her broadband connection wireless by turning on Internet Sharing...
Posted by macndave, on Aug 1, 2004 at 09:16 PM, in Networking
The Tysons Corner, Mclean, Virginia Apple Store... 1,565 Views / 27 Replies  
The Tysons Corner, Mclean, Virginia Apple Store has the Airport Express available. I purchased one last night, Friday, July 30. I didn't ask how many the store had for sale. But earlier in the...
Posted by macndave, on Jul 31, 2004 at 11:05 AM, in Networking
Airport Express Question: Dual Streaming and Source Playback 551 Views / 10 Replies  
I have one primary question concerning Airport Express (APX) and Airtunes: Can one can listen to music on the source computer and the powered speakers at the same time.

My stereo is on the...
Posted by macndave, on Jul 18, 2004 at 01:38 AM, in Networking
Sticky: Trancepriest, I was just wondering, why... 1,082,348 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Trancepriest,
I was just wondering, why purchase a 15 inch PowerBook without the Superdrive, just to purchase an external DVD writer later. Isn't the SuperDrive a $200 upgrade option? I know this...
Posted by macndave, on Jul 9, 2004 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
USB Problem Solved...and I had tried everything... 2,475 Views / 31 Replies  
USB Problem Solved...and I had tried everything (unplugging and re-plugging, restarts, repairing permissions, even reinstalling the update).

It turns out that the powered USB hub wasn't fully...
Posted by macndave, on May 28, 2004 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
800 DVI with 1GB RAM TiBook: I've lost access to... 2,475 Views / 31 Replies  
800 DVI with 1GB RAM TiBook: I've lost access to USB devices and switching between applications is slower. Also, the dreaded beach ball is back. Everything seems slower. I will try repairing...
Posted by macndave, on May 27, 2004 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't believe that I fell for that!! Good... 1,606 Views / 16 Replies  
I can't believe that I fell for that!!

Good April Fool's joke.
Posted by macndave, on Apr 1, 2004 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone gotten fax to work using a bluetooh... 7,490 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone gotten fax to work using a bluetooh phone and Panther? I tried when I had a T68i and now with a t616 (which replaced the t68i). I still can't get the system to send faxes. I get the...
Posted by macndave, on Mar 21, 2004 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow...That last sentence was an eye opener. ... 525 Views / 9 Replies  
Wow...That last sentence was an eye opener. Though, I don't have file sharing turned on and I a firewall is running and all client computers, I think I will turn on the various protections and...
Posted by macndave, on Mar 10, 2004 at 12:18 AM, in Networking
Re: Re: Want to stay open, but know "who" is using bandwidth 525 Views / 9 Replies  
I've one of the original graphic Airports. The Airport Monitor software looks interesting, but my Airport is not supported. I've been thinking of password protecting, but want to "share the love."
Posted by macndave, on Mar 9, 2004 at 12:00 AM, in Networking
Want to stay open, but know "who" is using bandwidth 525 Views / 9 Replies  
I've had an open airport network set up in my townhouse for some time now (a couple years). A developer built more townhomes behind us and over the months I've noticed that the cable box and airport...
Posted by macndave, on Mar 8, 2004 at 08:44 PM, in Networking
Re: Dual 20 Cinema Displays with Powerbook 608 Views / 3 Replies  
Check out the Village Tronic website (http://www.villagetronic.com/e_pr_vtbook.html)

They have a PC Card adapter that has a DVI connection, which I think sells for $250. You would also need a...
Posted by macndave, on Feb 18, 2004 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FT: Please Delete-350mhz G4 PowerMac...Any Cube Owners Want to Trade? 349 Views / 0 Replies  
Please ignore (or Admins, delete) this post. It would seem that I am very unaware of the value and ability to expand the G4 Cube.

I will take the advice of a poster (thank you very much for...
Posted by macndave, on Dec 9, 2003 at 12:37 AM, in Marketplace
Re: help!-my TiBook won't recognize blank CD's anymore 585 Views / 4 Replies  
I've had and have the same problem. "Had" in that I've sent my TiBook 800 DVI (combo drive) back to Apple twice to have the drive repaired/replaced. It worked for a while each time, but then it...
Posted by macndave, on Dec 7, 2003 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank You...:cool: 1,774 Views / 12 Replies  
Thank You...:cool:
Posted by macndave, on Nov 30, 2003 at 08:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Carbon Fibre Powerbook 1,774 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi Alezone, I really love the "Sky and Clouds" wallpaper. Can you post the image for download?
Posted by macndave, on Nov 29, 2003 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One of you would have to be running "a network"... 593 Views / 4 Replies  
One of you would have to be running "a network" via an airport card or an add-on third party 802.11x card. The Macs would not just "see" one another otherwise. To automatically join 802.11x...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 23, 2003 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: AirPort, Rendezvous, total strangers... iTunes? iChat? 593 Views / 4 Replies  
I can only speak to iTunes music sharing. If you are on the same airport network (either an established one such as a hotspot, office network or one that you create) and the other user joins the...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 23, 2003 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd planned to use VNC (Chicken of VNC) to... 643 Views / 6 Replies  
I'd planned to use VNC (Chicken of VNC) to control the Cube from my PowerBook. I currently use it to control the Power Mac. It actually works very well. I leave my Power Mac and PowerBook running...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 22, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Is Headless Cube Operation Possible? 643 Views / 6 Replies  
I am thinking of purchasing a second hand Cube to use as an mp3 stereo for my den. I've a PowerMac (acting as a server in basement) which using iTunes 4, can stream music to the Cube and my...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 20, 2003 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Hi Stevesnj, Did you create the iPod desktop... 1,082,348 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hi Stevesnj,
Did you create the iPod desktop image? If not, where did you find it? Are there the other images Apple uses as well (http://www.apple.com/ipod/): specifically Green and Aqua?
Posted by macndave, on Nov 15, 2003 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How do you manage your music when you are away... 847 Views / 12 Replies  
How do you manage your music when you are away from the Firewire drive. I've a PowerBook and 17 gigs of music in my iTunes Library. I've a 160 gig FW drive in an external case. I would like use FW...
Posted by macndave, on Nov 11, 2003 at 05:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Here is mine: ... 1,962 Views / 34 Replies  
Here is mine:

http://home.earthlink.net/~dmwilsonh/desktop_nov.jpg
Posted by macndave, on Nov 7, 2003 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 350MHz B&W G3: handle network "load"? 462 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi Boulderdash,
Let me know when your widget is finished. I will test it on my G4 350. If don't have the SliMp3 Server (hardware), but thanks to your link, I am testing for internet music streaming.
Posted by macndave, on Nov 1, 2003 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wow...Beautiful G5 in an unwrapping ceremony with... 27,607 Views / 197 Replies  
Wow...Beautiful G5 in an unwrapping ceremony with a beautiful woman!!
Posted by macndave, on Nov 1, 2003 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Why "should've [you] left the wife at home when... 1,500 Views / 15 Replies  
Why "should've [you] left the wife at home when [you] went to the Willow Bend, Dallas, Apple Store?"

Did she not want to wait in line so long? Did she want to purchase a G5 tower instead of a...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 25, 2003 at 08:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 800mhz PB's Anyone use one? 1,146 Views / 36 Replies  
I've had an 800mhz DVI since they come out. I absolutely love this Mac(hine). I do have to disagree with some of the comments about fan noise. The second stage fan on my PowerBook is just too...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 18, 2003 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: What is the coolest or most creative thing you do... 1,251 Views / 26 Replies  
As you would expect, this is a very subjective topic, but I will share the two coolest things I've done on my PowerBook.

1. Before my Mother passed away this year, I spent time with her...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 11, 2003 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Why Do I need Superdrive? 844 Views / 12 Replies  
If you are able to afford the additional $200, I would recommend that you purchase the SuperDrive. I am of the opinion that over time computer users grow into the capacity (filing hard drives,...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 11, 2003 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Watch TV Wirelessly on my Powerbook 2,395 Views / 29 Replies  
Just in case you don't recieve my email, here are the cytv.log contents:

CyTV Server started at 2003-10-04 17:27:50
==========================================

Serving HTTP on 0.0.0.0 port 8000...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 5, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ucsbdude, No, I am just saying that it didn't... 2,395 Views / 29 Replies  
ucsbdude,
No, I am just saying that it didn't work to the extent that I had hoped for me. Your experiences may be much better. As I mentioned, I've a lot of traffic on my rev A Airport network and...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 5, 2003 at 08:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Yeah. I want to replace it. I've "just" missed... 1,082,348 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Yeah. I want to replace it. I've "just" missed so many eBay bids on a Pro keyboard. I don't like the white keyboards, so I am searching for a black keys version.

The iMac keyboard does...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 5, 2003 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: http://home.earthlink.net/~dmwilsonh/sept03setup.j... 1,082,348 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://home.earthlink.net/~dmwilsonh/sept03setup.jpg
Posted by macndave, on Oct 4, 2003 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Watch TV Wirelessly on my Powerbook 2,395 Views / 29 Replies  
An Update: My G4 is in the basement level of my townhouse. I went to stop the CyTV Server and found that it had crashed and the system was frozen. I've decided to uninstall the CyTV because I...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 4, 2003 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Watch TV Wirelessly on my Powerbook 2,395 Views / 29 Replies  
First Impressions...If you need to watch TV on your PowerBook, the EyeTV works very well. If you wish to watch TV wireless, CyTv + VLC + EyeTV may work well, but if you have a fast, low traffic...
Posted by macndave, on Oct 4, 2003 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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