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I see, i appreciate your advice. But what about... 791 Views / 11 Replies  
I see, i appreciate your advice. But what about the new penryn with faster FSB. I think its the Motevina Centrinos? Worth to wait for that at least?

I know the FSB now on the mbp are 800mhz @ 2.5...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jun 16, 2008 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
when will we see a new redesigned MBP? 791 Views / 11 Replies  
I've been waiting for the past two years. My 1st generation 17" pbook g4 is barely hanging in there.

I've been waiting for a redesigned MBP. Was hoping it would be out at this past WWDC, but no.
...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jun 16, 2008 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
glossy vs antiglare (matte) screen for photographers/print+graphic designers 5,723 Views / 17 Replies  
I am in the print/graphic design/photography business. I use my computer mainly for those reasons.

I have a question about getting a glossy screen vs antiglare(matte)... I know it is relatively...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jun 15, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2.5ghz MBP vs 2.6ghz, worth the $250 upgrade? 1,936 Views / 5 Replies  
Was wondering if i should drop the $250 to upgrade to the 2.6ghz model of the MBP. Will I notice a difference in speed and performance? What do you guys think?

I will mainly be using this computer...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jun 15, 2008 at 05:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
do they sell 17" mbp with glossy hi-res LED screen at Apple Stores? 276 Views / 1 Replies  
I plan on buying one... but the only one I saw at the apple store was a 17" MBP with Antiglare (MATTE) LED Hi-Res screen, 2.6ghz c2d for $3199

Was wondering if apple carries the glossy version...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jun 15, 2008 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
will the new MBP run Aperture well? 337 Views / 4 Replies  
I am a graphic designer/photographer... i am on a 17" powerbook G4 1ghz... about 6 years old now... I am in need of a new MBP soon. Was wondering how well does aperture run on a new MBP? Is it very...
Posted by nycdunz, on May 23, 2008 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
buy MBP pro now or wait for the totally new redesigned one? 2,294 Views / 49 Replies  
I have a 1st generation 17" pbook (1Ghz). Its been showing its age. I think its time for me to get a new one. I'm a graphic designer and hobbyist photographer. And Aperture won't install on this...
Posted by nycdunz, on Mar 30, 2008 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well looks like the x800 xt mac edition will be... 594 Views / 5 Replies  
well looks like the x800 xt mac edition will be impossible to get... sigh

does anyone know where i can still get one? :( This sucks... why did they discontinue this card...

now i cant find a...
Posted by nycdunz, on Mar 16, 2008 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks for the quick reply. How about the ATI... 594 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks for the quick reply. How about the ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT 256MB that comes in the new mac pro? or the NVIDIA GEForce 8800 GT 512MB?

Is there any way I can get those cards to work in my G5?...
Posted by nycdunz, on Mar 16, 2008 at 06:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
whats the best video card i can put into a dual 2.7ghz PMG5? 594 Views / 5 Replies  
I would like to get a new video card to speed up my aperture workflow. However I don't have enough money to buy a new mac pro. So I was wondering if its possible to buy the graphics card that ships...
Posted by nycdunz, on Mar 16, 2008 at 06:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
ok this is VERY VERY strange. I turned on my mac... 1,335 Views / 13 Replies  
ok this is VERY VERY strange. I turned on my mac again yesterday, and so far it hasn't shutdown. So I decided to run the hardware test CD that it came with. EVERYTHING PASSED! Now my macs been on...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jan 9, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
so what do you suggest i do? replace the battery... 1,335 Views / 13 Replies  
so what do you suggest i do? replace the battery for my PRAM/CLOCK or just take it to the apple store and pay to get it fixed?
Posted by nycdunz, on Jan 7, 2008 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
ever since i got the machine, i'm estimating... 1,335 Views / 13 Replies  
ever since i got the machine, i'm estimating maybe about 1-2 years now... sigh, i don't think its a coolant leak, because everything was working fine before the electrician came... how can a power...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jan 7, 2008 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
seanc, my system is liquid cooled... no signs of... 1,335 Views / 13 Replies  
seanc, my system is liquid cooled... no signs of leakage as far as I know. I can't even boot into the system hardware cd cause it won't even turn on. Sigh. I have to keep pressing the button and...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jan 7, 2008 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
I tried that already and it still randomly shuts... 1,335 Views / 13 Replies  
I tried that already and it still randomly shuts off. Maybe I'm not resetting it properly? I pressed the button in and hold it in for about 10 seconds. I notice that when it boots up into the...
Posted by nycdunz, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
powermac won't turn on! please help 1,335 Views / 13 Replies  
sigh, i have a dual 2.7ghz powermac g5 and had this similar problem before awhile back. It would shut off randomly at times, i remember looking at the console logs and it said something about PMU...
Posted by nycdunz, on Dec 29, 2007 at 12:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dual 2.7ghz PMG5 with 30" cinema, Leopard display bugs! 266 Views / 1 Replies  
Whoever has this combination, sigh... when using timemachine, the part in between the cancel and restore is completely white so you have no idea what current date/time your current window is. And...
Posted by nycdunz, on Nov 25, 2007 at 03:15 AM, in Mac OS X
is fontbook in leopard safe to use yet? 818 Views / 4 Replies  
I am a graphic designer and have been using linotype fontexplorer in tiger, but was wondering if fontbook has been improved and stablized in leopard to use professionaly at work?

i hope so, i...
Posted by nycdunz, on Nov 5, 2007 at 05:02 AM, in Mac OS X
that seems like a good idea, partition your ext... 6,695 Views / 37 Replies  
that seems like a good idea, partition your ext HD into the amount of space you wanna reserve for TM
Posted by nycdunz, on Nov 3, 2007 at 11:31 PM, in Mac OS X
i had the same problem the other night on my dual... 4,431 Views / 5 Replies  
i had the same problem the other night on my dual 2.7ghz g5, it kept saying preparing forever, and now all of a sudden it fixed itself and works again... i'm not sure why its doing that. very...
Posted by nycdunz, on Nov 2, 2007 at 11:37 AM, in Mac OS X
did you know you can just export the group vcard... 529 Views / 6 Replies  
did you know you can just export the group vcard and reload it into the new address book in leopard :p, no need to copy anything, or backup your database from tiger's address book and reload it into...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 31, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
hacking leopard to have video backdrops effects for PPC+Older macs 489 Views / 4 Replies  
i'm pretty sure there is a way to do this, if anyone knows or have any idea on how to do this please feel free to share them here.

I would love to try those video backdrops out. I'm sure my dual...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:00 PM, in Mac OS X
can you use one external HD to have timemachine... 4,947 Views / 6 Replies  
can you use one external HD to have timemachine backup more than one machine? i have a g5 and a powerbook that i would like to use timemachine on...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 28, 2007 at 05:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Exactly the same problem I am having! when i... 41,979 Views / 363 Replies  
Exactly the same problem I am having! when i minimize, the dock briefly disappears and reappears, i have a fresh copy of leopard installed on my powerbook g4 and it doesn't have that problem... i'm...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 28, 2007 at 05:17 PM, in Mac OS X
it obviously sounds like a bug, some ppl have it... 9,090 Views / 63 Replies  
it obviously sounds like a bug, some ppl have it some don't... even an ibook g4 has transparent menubar when my dual 2.7ghz G5 doesn't... please fix this Apple! i would love to have the transparent...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 28, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
30 inch cinema and timemachine graphic glitches 274 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know about the rest of you guys but when I'm in time machine screen the bottom bar that's in between the restore and cancel button is completely white. Does anyone else have this problem?
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 28, 2007 at 12:21 PM, in Mac OS X
this is annoying the hell out of me! every time i... 41,979 Views / 363 Replies  
this is annoying the hell out of me! every time i quit an app, the dock disappears and reappears! sigh, i did a clean fresh install too... what gives? i'm on a dual 2.7ghz g5 powermac if that makes a...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 27, 2007 at 04:01 AM, in Mac OS X
it works, just takes awhile, i thought it froze... 496 Views / 3 Replies  
it works, just takes awhile, i thought it froze at 1st too, but just let it run, not sure why its so slow though
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 09:10 PM, in Mac OS X
i did a clean install 425 Views / 2 Replies  
i did a clean install
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 09:02 PM, in Mac OS X
why does my dock keep disappearing and reappearing in leopard!! 425 Views / 2 Replies  
it usually happens when i install programs but it also happens when i quit out of certain programs, access a network drive or open folders... its very weird, but enough to drive me mad!
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 08:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Tetanal ok weird, mine menubar is definetly not... 9,090 Views / 63 Replies  
Tetanal ok weird, mine menubar is definetly not transparent... I have a dual 2.7ghz G5 nd ATI Radeon 9650 card, maybe thats why? your card probably is better... this is very strange, however i do see...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 08:43 PM, in Mac OS X
[Leopard] computer on LAN not showing up no more under shares 766 Views / 0 Replies  
they worked fine, but now there's not even a "SHARE" section on da left panel... i'm not sure whats going on... usually it would detect them all and place them there for me, but now its not showing...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 03:41 PM, in Mac OS X
tetenal you do? hrmm, can you take a snapshot of... 9,090 Views / 63 Replies  
tetenal you do? hrmm, can you take a snapshot of your screen and show me please, and also do you have access to those video backdrop effects in ichat/photobooth... cause i don't... hrmm

oh and...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 03:07 PM, in Mac OS X
where are the video backdrop files located in leopard? 199 Views / 0 Replies  
anyone know? i would like to see where they are stored...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
so you're saying a dual 2.7ghz powermac G5 isn't... 9,090 Views / 63 Replies  
so you're saying a dual 2.7ghz powermac G5 isn't enough power for transparency and blur? that's really dumb...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:34 PM, in Mac OS X
figures, so does anyone know how to hack it so i... 1,792 Views / 8 Replies  
figures, so does anyone know how to hack it so i can have the transparent menubars and get those video chat backgrounds working? must be a plist file or somesort...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:20 PM, in Mac OS X
yes my comp has core image, it has the ripple... 9,090 Views / 63 Replies  
yes my comp has core image, it has the ripple effect in dashboard
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 02:19 PM, in Mac OS X
insufficient CPU? I have a dual 2.7GHZ G5 and... 1,792 Views / 8 Replies  
insufficient CPU? I have a dual 2.7GHZ G5 and thats not enough? geez... :(
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Mac OS X
my menubar isn't see thru in leopard 9,090 Views / 63 Replies  
I guess this is a good thing for some ppl, but how come my menu bar isn't transparent? is this an option you can turn on/off? I'm on a PPC machine if that makes any difference... can someone on a PPC...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 06:16 AM, in Mac OS X
where are the video backgrounds in leopard ichat? 1,792 Views / 8 Replies  
I only have 2 pages of effects and on those 2 i dont see any video background effects anywhere? is this because im on a PPC machine and not intel? If so why!?! It's not like my computer is old... I...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 06:14 AM, in Mac OS X
not a bug, but my dock disappears and reappears... 41,979 Views / 363 Replies  
not a bug, but my dock disappears and reappears often when i install programs, kinda annoying....
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 03:11 AM, in Mac OS X
do they have an airport 802.11n card for powermac g5? 1,560 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a dual 2.7ghz powermac g5 with an airport extreme 802.11g card, was wondering where i can find an 802.11n one from? Does apple store sell em?
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 03:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
so any university will get you that price? is it... 2,622 Views / 42 Replies  
so any university will get you that price? is it available on apple store? please link me.
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 26, 2007 at 12:55 AM, in Mac OS X
$269 for a 1TB Studio Edition MyBook? where???!?... 2,622 Views / 42 Replies  
$269 for a 1TB Studio Edition MyBook? where???!? Those things go for like $400, are we talking about the one that comes in a red box, and is aluminum to match the mac pro's and macbook pro?

If so...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 25, 2007 at 04:35 PM, in Mac OS X
keychain, how exactly does it work? need help! 257 Views / 1 Replies  
I know the keychain stores some of your passwords and personal info... ive made a lot of backups of my keychains each time i install a fresh copy of os x or perform a clean install... can i reload...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 25, 2007 at 03:48 PM, in Mac OS X
when's will the next total redesign of the mbp line be? 600 Views / 11 Replies  
I have been patiently waiting for a long time for the total revamped and redesigned MBP to come out, I am on my 6 yr old 1st gen powerbook g4 now, and I really do need an upgrade. I am praying soon,...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 25, 2007 at 03:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ok i need help, how on earth do you remove the... 651 Views / 14 Replies  
ok i need help, how on earth do you remove the faceplate off the dvd drive? im afraid i might break something, is there instructions on how to do this?
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 24, 2007 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
heh sorry i accidently hit the button twice, my... 308 Views / 2 Replies  
heh sorry i accidently hit the button twice, my connection was lagged. didn't mean to do that.

does it require me removing the entire faceplate off before installing it into my powermac g5?
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 24, 2007 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
will pioneer dvr-111d drive work in dual 2.7ghz powermac? 275 Views / 0 Replies  
i think my pioneer dvr-109 is about reaching its life cycle, ive burned a lot and now it locks up when writing lead out. can i use a pioneer dvr-111d drive, just swap it out and burn right away w/o...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 23, 2007 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
will pioneer dvr-111d drive work in dual 2.7ghz powermac? 308 Views / 2 Replies  
i think my pioneer dvr-109 is about reaching its life cycle, ive burned a lot and now it locks up when writing lead out. can i use a pioneer dvr-111d drive, just swap it out and burn right away w/o...
Posted by nycdunz, on Oct 23, 2007 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
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