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Your graphics issue with the external display... 693 Views / 3 Replies  
Your graphics issue with the external display attached is a known (at least around here) problem for MBP CDs. I'm surprised you have it on a new C2D, but a lot of us may have it and never know...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 10, 2006 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, I'll throw in a box of Krispy Kremes. Do... 1,046 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, I'll throw in a box of Krispy Kremes. Do you have one or not?
Posted by flanders, on Jul 15, 2006 at 04:16 PM, in Developer Center
Run OS9, OS8 was just as slow IIRC and 9 had more... 597 Views / 7 Replies  
Run OS9, OS8 was just as slow IIRC and 9 had more features especially where the internet was concerned. With that much RAM, even 9 should work at top speed. You can speed it up even further by...
Posted by flanders, on Jul 15, 2006 at 04:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WWDC E-Ticket 1,046 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone have one they're not going to use this year? If you do and you're willing to transfer it PM me.
Posted by flanders, on Jul 14, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Developer Center
I'm guessing the "whole system went blocking"... 545 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm guessing the "whole system went blocking" means hang/freeze/etc. You have the same issue as my MBP. Connect an external display under 10.4.7 and it goes nuts after a few minutes: the internal...
Posted by flanders, on Jul 13, 2006 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tried the combo updater this morning and it all... 1,943 Views / 28 Replies  
Tried the combo updater this morning and it all went south right away. Same issues as before. Now I ran the combo updater again with no peripherals (removed fw, usb and 23" DVI) and it seemed to...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 30, 2006 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like I may have been bitten by the delta... 1,943 Views / 28 Replies  
Looks like I may have been bitten by the delta updater (through sw update) bugs since I was having some video trouble perhaps related to the OpenGL missing files. I'm trying the combo updater now...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 30, 2006 at 08:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW, mine is a week 22. 615 Views / 9 Replies  
FWIW, mine is a week 22.
Posted by flanders, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I started getting freezes w/black screen... 615 Views / 9 Replies  
I started getting freezes w/black screen yesterday after the 10.4.7 update. Went back to 10.4.6 and running perfectly again. With mine, the screen would black on the MBP and then nothing. Hard...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You can uninstall the update only by... 1,943 Views / 28 Replies  
You can uninstall the update only by re-installing 10.4.6 I believe. I had to do that yesterday since it appears that my 10.4.7 update really messed things up (MBP, 15" glossy). My laptop screen...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Grab the 17. The physical size issue is nothing... 496 Views / 8 Replies  
Grab the 17. The physical size issue is nothing if you look at the MBP15 (which is bigger than the previous PB15) side by side with the PB17. Also, the 17 will be plenty fast for years to come and...
Posted by flanders, on Mar 30, 2006 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, and no need to be local. The coding can be... 352 Views / 1 Replies  
Oh, and no need to be local. The coding can be done remote as well.
Posted by flanders, on Mar 26, 2006 at 12:07 PM, in Developer Center
WebObjects developers needed in ATL 352 Views / 1 Replies  
Sorry if this isn't the right place to post, but I'm looking for WO developers in the N. Atlanta area if anyone's interested. PM me if you're up for it or for more information.
Posted by flanders, on Mar 24, 2006 at 10:00 AM, in Developer Center
Usually this happens when the actual merchandise... 381 Views / 2 Replies  
Usually this happens when the actual merchandise shows up before the customs paperwork. Your MBP will be released to UPS/FedEx/etc. when customs gets the paperwork from Apple. Could be a while or...
Posted by flanders, on Mar 6, 2006 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If it's the original version (with the keyboards... 605 Views / 2 Replies  
If it's the original version (with the keyboards on the cover) then I know someone who's interested. PM me if you've still got 'em.
Posted by flanders, on Feb 5, 2006 at 04:18 PM, in Developer Center
If you're writing new code, then cocoa is... 1,631 Views / 30 Replies  
If you're writing new code, then cocoa is probably the best way to go since you're starting fresh. Carbon does have it's applications though and certainly could be used. IMO, carbon gives you a...
Posted by flanders, on Feb 5, 2006 at 04:16 PM, in Developer Center
I don't believe ddr2 memory will work in an... 676 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't believe ddr2 memory will work in an earlier pb.
Posted by flanders, on Nov 28, 2005 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think it's too hard to replace the hard... 488 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't think it's too hard to replace the hard disk in a 12" pb. The first bit (taking off the bottom case) might be the toughest and require some special tools but other than that I can't see it...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 16, 2005 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wasn't aware the the powerbook batteries had... 1,044 Views / 15 Replies  
I wasn't aware the the powerbook batteries had "memory" (what we used to have to put up with in NiCd batteries). If so, then the calibration is required but other than that I believe the previous...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 15, 2005 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've never had any problems with sound... 373 Views / 2 Replies  
I've never had any problems with sound (headphones or speakers) with any of my powerbooks and i've played movies, had video/audio chats and used itunes with a variety of headphones.
Posted by flanders, on Nov 14, 2005 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just did the same thing (went from a dual... 517 Views / 4 Replies  
I just did the same thing (went from a dual 2.0+20" to a new powerbook) and although i was set to get a new 15 i found that the added screen real estate on the 17 was enough to make the switch. I...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 11, 2005 at 11:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yes mine is exactly like this, but it still works... 315 Views / 2 Replies  
yes mine is exactly like this, but it still works fine and doesn't have any sort of 'crackling' noise when i press it. i want to know who hired the monkeys to put these keyboards together. you'd...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 10, 2005 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if it's less than a year old and you don't have... 333 Views / 4 Replies  
if it's less than a year old and you don't have applecare then 1) get to the apple store ASAP and get someone to look at your pb, and 2) buy applecare--you can find it online for as little as $270...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 9, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Right now i'm hanging on to the third. I figure... 783 Views / 10 Replies  
Right now i'm hanging on to the third. I figure that if it can make it out of the 14-day return period i'll just have Apple look at it under warranty if something goes wrong. It's sad to say but...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 9, 2005 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes it does...and i've had powerbooks since the... 783 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes it does...and i've had powerbooks since the original G3 wallstreet. This last batch of 17's is the worst i've seen to date.
Posted by flanders, on Nov 9, 2005 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm on my third new 17 right now: the 1st... 783 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm on my third new 17 right now:

the 1st one had a bum screen--not like you guys are mentioning but obvious other issues like way to dark and really poor alignment. Also, the right shift key was...
Posted by flanders, on Nov 8, 2005 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
19" notebooks are just insane. 17 is huge... 642 Views / 8 Replies  
19" notebooks are just insane. 17 is huge already.
Posted by flanders, on Oct 23, 2005 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I picked up a new 17 when they were announced... 3,779 Views / 49 Replies  
I picked up a new 17 when they were announced (coming from a 15/combo) and I can say that this resolution is the best choice. I have used a dell xps with a 17 (1920x1200) and it's way too small. I...
Posted by flanders, on Oct 23, 2005 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The US doesn't have a change for stock pb's but... 31,179 Views / 306 Replies  
The US doesn't have a change for stock pb's but if you BTO then some are saying 1-2 weeks.
Posted by flanders, on Oct 11, 2005 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
BTO machines aren't returnable that I know of,... 381 Views / 2 Replies  
BTO machines aren't returnable that I know of, but maybe a polite call to Apple just to ask would do the trick. I think they specifically mention BTOs in the return policy but I'd have to read it...
Posted by flanders, on Oct 6, 2005 at 09:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do it e-bay. Seriously, macs hold their value... 768 Views / 15 Replies  
Do it e-bay. Seriously, macs hold their value well and you should be able to sell on ebay for almost what you paid. Other than that, try craigslist.
Posted by flanders, on Oct 4, 2005 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
have you tried powering on with the trackpad... 612 Views / 11 Replies  
have you tried powering on with the trackpad button held down?
Posted by flanders, on Oct 3, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you got it right. the new g5's come with dual... 457 Views / 7 Replies  
you got it right. the new g5's come with dual dvi so you'll just need to pick up an additional dvi->vga adaptor to run your second display
Posted by flanders, on Jul 21, 2005 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
i'm getting 121F on both CPUs (DP2.0 RevB) with... 2,399 Views / 7 Replies  
i'm getting 121F on both CPUs (DP2.0 RevB) with the drive bay at 82.4F, disk at 89.6F. I think those are reasonable.
Posted by flanders, on Jul 21, 2005 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
my first thought would be that your cable... 492 Views / 3 Replies  
my first thought would be that your cable extension is just long enough to cause the digital synching to miss a timing occasionally. i'm no electrical engineer but i bet if it is synched up to your...
Posted by flanders, on Jul 21, 2005 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can certainly use the internal PB display... 426 Views / 3 Replies  
You can certainly use the internal PB display along side a 23" display. This would give you both screens to do with as you please. You don't have to switch since they're both on all the time. Just...
Posted by flanders, on Jul 18, 2005 at 03:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i had the original soundsticks and they were... 918 Views / 16 Replies  
i had the original soundsticks and they were fine: great bass and decent mid/high range. I like the controls on the creature speakers now though.
Posted by flanders, on Jul 6, 2005 at 02:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You could use WO to rewrite the site that's... 649 Views / 14 Replies  
You could use WO to rewrite the site that's already in PHP--but if you already have the site working or just want to do a new site using PHP then WO is not the answer for you. As for hosting, do you...
Posted by flanders, on Jul 6, 2005 at 02:49 PM, in Developer Center
I've been using WO since 1998 and it's been a... 649 Views / 14 Replies  
I've been using WO since 1998 and it's been a pleasure to use. Quickest way to a web-app from scratch that I can find. And I really wish they'd bring back obj-c to WO as well. Though, for the...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 28, 2005 at 02:37 PM, in Developer Center
Or are you saying the HP notebook has a 17"... 496 Views / 9 Replies  
Or are you saying the HP notebook has a 17" screen? Really depends on what the use is... for general computing i'd go for the mac but if it's something specific then tell us what software you want...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 28, 2005 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
both of the macs i've purchased since Tiger was... 822 Views / 13 Replies  
both of the macs i've purchased since Tiger was released, a mini and a 2.0DP, both came with the Tiger upgrade disk in the box--both running 10.3.9 from the factory. The mini was even purchased the...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 28, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
one more vote for isight. i've seen other... 706 Views / 11 Replies  
one more vote for isight. i've seen other 'inexpensive' cameras working and they look like crap in ichat. the isight looks great and comes with the mounts for the pb's screen.
Posted by flanders, on Jun 28, 2005 at 09:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It sounds okay if you indeed did get warranty... 447 Views / 8 Replies  
It sounds okay if you indeed did get warranty replacement (unlike an exchange in the first ten days). Under warranty, at least here in the US, the manufacturer can either repair or replace at their...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 26, 2005 at 01:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where to find a G5 CPU Stand 306 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone out there have a source for one of those clear G5 stands? I need something to put my tower on and really liked that clear stand w/wheels. Seems it was produced by MacMice but they don't...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 23, 2005 at 04:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No address book pix though. 1,520 Views / 9 Replies  
No address book pix though.
Posted by flanders, on Jun 22, 2005 at 11:35 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've been synching with my v3 through BT for some... 1,520 Views / 9 Replies  
I've been synching with my v3 through BT for some time now...maybe a couple of weeks? I was under the impression that this was added with Tiger. There's at least one other thread on the topic I...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 22, 2005 at 11:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
With the push into OS X Server I'd expect that... 491 Views / 3 Replies  
With the push into OS X Server I'd expect that we'll see intel xserves. No reason to think they're getting out of the server business.
Posted by flanders, on Jun 22, 2005 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I for one think you have a hardware... 1,997 Views / 26 Replies  
Well, I for one think you have a hardware problem. Usually in these circumstances, memory is the culprit--have you tried your memory separately to see if the crashes go away with different...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 15, 2005 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
I can second the v3 works perfectly with Tiger,... 372 Views / 3 Replies  
I can second the v3 works perfectly with Tiger, even over BT using iSync. I haven't tried it since I loaded Tiger but you definitely should be able to use a BT headset for iChat and/or Skype.
Posted by flanders, on Jun 15, 2005 at 11:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If switching usb ports has fixed the issue in the... 551 Views / 4 Replies  
If switching usb ports has fixed the issue in the past, i'd suspect the driver might be having issues. Do the soundsticks have downloadable drivers or are they supported directly through os x? If...
Posted by flanders, on Jun 15, 2005 at 09:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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