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Yeah, my yo-yo died too--fraying at the juncture... 826 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, my yo-yo died too--fraying at the juncture with the plug. As far as how it's being used . . . normal use. I don't hang the iBook from the power cord, but I do plug it in and unplug it several...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Oct 24, 2005 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, forgot to mention that after 45 minutes'... 826 Views / 9 Replies  
Sorry, forgot to mention that after 45 minutes' grilling I managed to snag a new adapter from Apple. It's the new one I'd like to practice preventative medicine on. Over the weekend I got a look at a...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Oct 24, 2005 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm . . . a third-party manufacturer of some sort... 826 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmm . . . a third-party manufacturer of some sort of bracing device would make a fortune. Sheesh, I'd do it myself, but I don't have the background. I'm not the only one stewing about this--check out...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Oct 24, 2005 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any strengthener for pathetic power adapter? 826 Views / 9 Replies  
As usual, my power adapter for my iBook 14" broke today. This is about the 8th Macintosh laptop I've had so far (earliest was a 5300ce) and they've all had power supply issues--so what else is new.
...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Oct 22, 2005 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! I tried it and it works. Let's hope the... 717 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks! I tried it and it works. Let's hope the Windows geeks can see it (it worked in VPC for me.)
Posted by tonbo0422, on Jun 16, 2003 at 10:29 PM, in Developer Center
It hasn't happened to me in the year or so I've... 529 Views / 4 Replies  
It hasn't happened to me in the year or so I've been on it, but obviously that's no guarantee.
Posted by tonbo0422, on Jun 11, 2003 at 12:29 PM, in Developer Center
Put portfolio on hybrid CD-ROM? 717 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd love to put my portfolio (website) on a CD which will open automatically on a Windows or Mac box, presumably using the autostart feature in Toast for the Mac, but I can't find any info sources...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Jun 11, 2003 at 12:14 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Anyone use Globat as a webhost? Need opinion 529 Views / 4 Replies  
Yup, I have a site hosted by them. Their customer service SUCKS--don't expect an answer to your query much before Christmas--but the price is right and I've never had any trouble with my site....
Posted by tonbo0422, on Jun 11, 2003 at 12:02 PM, in Developer Center
Yeah, it's borderline deceptive advertising. 743 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, it's borderline deceptive advertising.
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 10, 2003 at 06:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hmm . . . that's good to know. I guess I'll get... 743 Views / 8 Replies  
Hmm . . . that's good to know. I guess I'll get 'em ready for eBay!
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 10, 2003 at 03:38 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wow, dace, you're right around the corner from... 738 Views / 11 Replies  
Wow, dace, you're right around the corner from me.

Yes, LG (the Canadian computer manufacturer) has some good stuff.
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 10, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, external FireWire cases are selling for... 738 Views / 11 Replies  
Yes, external FireWire cases are selling for around $50 on eBay. That's a pretty good deal. Then I might be able to get $150 for it!:p
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 10, 2003 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
But are you running OS9 on your iBook and OS X on... 1,087 Views / 4 Replies  
But are you running OS9 on your iBook and OS X on the other machine?
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 10, 2003 at 12:54 PM, in macOS
Namikun, Arigato! I will indeed call Apple.... 544 Views / 6 Replies  
Namikun,

Arigato! I will indeed call Apple. They've been good about replacing a faulty keyboard and system discs.
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 10, 2003 at 08:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, Eug, for the great link. Yes, we... 743 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks, Eug, for the great link.

Yes, we live and learn. I think I will sell the DVDs on eBay (where I bought them) but first, will they work if I just burn them as data disks? Then they might be...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 10, 2003 at 08:49 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Uh-oh--I bought DVD+Rs 743 Views / 8 Replies  
Innocuous, isn't it, that little plus sign. But I bought ten of the suckers, thinking I would burn my movie onto them with my iMac 1G flat-panel (Sony drive.)

Nope. "The disc was not recorded" is...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 9, 2003 at 11:46 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
That IS the exact error message. My G4 (OS 9) is... 1,087 Views / 4 Replies  
That IS the exact error message. My G4 (OS 9) is connected by ethernet cable to a router which is connected to an Airport base station. The iMac flat panel 17" 1GB (OS X) is connected via an Airport...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 9, 2003 at 07:18 PM, in macOS
iBook battery running down--warranty? 544 Views / 6 Replies  
I have an AppleCare warranty with a couple of years on it.

My white iBook 500's battery has now come down to about one hour's time unplugged. I've tried the Apple-recommended method of...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 9, 2003 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
"connection to this server has been unexpectedly broken" error 1,087 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm pretty sure this has come up in a thread somewhere, but I couldn't find it in a search.

I have a local-area network and I'm trying to access a machine running OS X from my G4 running OS 9.2.2....
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 9, 2003 at 01:38 PM, in macOS
I was thinking in the neighborhood of $50... 738 Views / 11 Replies  
I was thinking in the neighborhood of $50 (including shipping.) I've actually never used it to burn a CD-RW (never saw much sense--they're so cheap, why re-use them?)
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 9, 2003 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've noticed one thing about this machine: if I'm... 12,572 Views / 178 Replies  
I've noticed one thing about this machine: if I'm copying a file over the Airport network from my G4733 onto the iMac, and I try to do anything else--say, launch Internet Explorer--I get the dreaded...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 8, 2003 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, this was for a friend to whom I sold my... 738 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, this was for a friend to whom I sold my 450. I bought a DVD drive to complement my CD-RW in the 733 and was MOST pissed off when I went to install it and saw this stupid Zip thing there. (Who...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 8, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I thought of selling, but only for 2.3... 12,572 Views / 178 Replies  
Yeah, I thought of selling, but only for 2.3 seconds. I think it's just a question of this computer being so new, that the hacks haven't yet seen more light of day.

Ramjet.com...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 8, 2003 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hate to rain on anyone's parade--sounds like... 12,572 Views / 178 Replies  
Hate to rain on anyone's parade--sounds like everyone's having a great time with their new boxes (semi-ovals?) but my new iMac 1GB 17" has been a major disappointment.

Hope someone can make it all...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 8, 2003 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sawtooth 450: can I add a CD-RW below DVD drive? 738 Views / 11 Replies  
I know that slot was meant for a Zip, but can I put a CD-RW in there? Do I need special mounting brackets etc?
Posted by tonbo0422, on Apr 8, 2003 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
>>To figure this out, you should boot into... 476 Views / 8 Replies  
>>To figure this out, you should boot into OS 9 and launch Toast (which launches fine in OS 9)and try to burn. If you are successful, the culprit is OS X; if you are not, the culprit is Toast (which...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 22, 2002 at 04:10 PM, in macOS
Whoops, no go. I try to Quick Erase (or... 476 Views / 8 Replies  
Whoops, no go.

I try to Quick Erase (or erase) and I get the following:

The driver reported an error:
Sense Key = ILLEGAL REQUEST
Sense code = 0 x 27
WRITE PROTECTED

However, the disc...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 22, 2002 at 11:53 AM, in macOS
Thanks, Ranga, I'll try it! --Nick 476 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks, Ranga, I'll try it!

--Nick
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 22, 2002 at 11:43 AM, in macOS
Burning CD-RW--how? 445 Views / 2 Replies  
Believe it or not :D in this day and age i have never, ever burned a CD-RW.

I have all the tools: OS X, Toast Titanium 5.1.2, a CD-RW drive (G4 733) and a CD-RW blank disc.

But Toast...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 21, 2002 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Burning CD-RW--how? 476 Views / 8 Replies  
Believe it or not :D in this day and age i have never, ever burned a CD-RW.

I have all the tools: OS X, Toast Titanium 5.1.2, a CD-RW drive (G4 733) and a CD-RW blank disc.

But Toast...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 21, 2002 at 08:55 PM, in macOS
I looked at the documentation that came with the... 622 Views / 14 Replies  
I looked at the documentation that came with the camera and it definitely says the DV IN/OUT port adheres to the IEEE 1394 standard, and I had read specifically before I bought the camera that it...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 20, 2002 at 04:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Mini DV to G4: what kind of cable? 622 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a JVC DVM50 mini-DV camera but it didn't come with any cables. I can't find any place on JVC's site (or anywhere else, for that matter) that says what kind of cable I need to hook the camera...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 20, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've found through VAST* (since 1984) experience... 561 Views / 20 Replies  
I've found through VAST* (since 1984) experience that coming to terms with your Mac takes about 3 months from incept date.

Meaning: juggling all the extensions, tweaking all the apps to where you...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 19, 2002 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Boost system volume? 462 Views / 1 Replies  
I s there a utility that will boost overall system volume in OS 9.x?

It seems that the Macintosh volume is permanently set at around 3.

BTW I don't mean for external speakers; I mean the...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 19, 2002 at 03:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Also, on Apple's site they say "a maximum of 1.5... 506 Views / 6 Replies  
Also, on Apple's site they say "a maximum of 1.5 GB RAM if running OS 9.2"

Does this mean that if you have 4 GB RAM and boot up with OS X it'll be able to use all 4 GB but then if you reboot in OS...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 15, 2002 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Kevin, I'm assuming my 733 is Quicksilver.... 506 Views / 6 Replies  
Kevin,

I'm assuming my 733 is Quicksilver. (What on earth is the difference?)

Did you just buy the RAM from a PC vendor or . . .?

I really regret buying up 1.5 GB of PC-100 RAM last October...
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 15, 2002 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, here are the specs as listed by one guy: ... 506 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, here are the specs as listed by one guy:

Memory Specs:

*

BRAND NEW
*

WORKS AS BOTH PC 100 AND PC 133
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 15, 2002 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
PeeCee PC 133 RAM work on my G4 733? 506 Views / 6 Replies  
Will "just any" PC-133 RAM module work in my G4 733? I'm on eBay and the vast majority seem geared for PCs. The sellers I ask don't seem to know.
Posted by tonbo0422, on May 15, 2002 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Apple DVD player with extrenal DVD drive? 687 Views / 4 Replies  
My iMac doesn't have an internal DVD drive. Thus, it won't install Apple DVD Player so I can use it with an external DVD drive.

How do I get around this so I can play DVDs on my iMac with an...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Mar 16, 2002 at 05:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
Gerling, huh . . . I'll look out for it 657 Views / 8 Replies  
Gerling, huh . . . I'll look out for it
Posted by tonbo0422, on Mar 2, 2002 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
J-Pop as in Rina Chinen, Aiko, Tatsuro Yamashita,... 657 Views / 8 Replies  
J-Pop as in Rina Chinen, Aiko, Tatsuro Yamashita, Shiina Ringo, Southern All Stars, Toshinobu Kubota, Chara, Aikawa Nanase, Yuko Sasaki and Keiko Yoshinari all provide excellent herbaceous...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Mar 2, 2002 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
this is proof that jobs got stoned many, many... 657 Views / 8 Replies  
this is proof that jobs got stoned many, many times
Posted by tonbo0422, on Mar 1, 2002 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
shit then ya gotta put on headphones :eek: 657 Views / 8 Replies  
shit then ya gotta put on headphones :eek:
Posted by tonbo0422, on Mar 1, 2002 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Experience of a lifetime? 657 Views / 8 Replies  
Holy moly Baker, you don't know what life is all about until you get stoned on a few puffs of mild grass, open iTunes, insert a Japanese grrrl-pop barrel of mp3 and turn on Apple's visuals!!!

Holy...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Mar 1, 2002 at 11:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wow. I would have thought there'd be a million... 1,041 Views / 9 Replies  
Wow. I would have thought there'd be a million apps that did that. Now I'm getting the message that there are *none* . . . this seems to be such an elementary yardstick, you'd think at least...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Feb 28, 2002 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
How long has my Mac been on? 1,041 Views / 9 Replies  
Is there a utility that can tell me how many hours my G4 has been on since the first time it was started? Like a mileage gauge?

MacCheck used to do that but it's too old now.
Posted by tonbo0422, on Feb 27, 2002 at 11:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can have 1 GB of my PC 100 RAM for a... 507 Views / 4 Replies  
You can have 1 GB of my PC 100 RAM for a reasonable price :D
Posted by tonbo0422, on Feb 22, 2002 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
What's the skinny on RAM prices? 507 Views / 4 Replies  
Here's a graph (http://www.macseek.com/G4_PC133graph.shtml)of what they look right right now. Damned if I didn't buy a whole bunch of PC 100 RAM back when it was cheap, but should have bought PC 133...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Feb 22, 2002 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Question: do I have to lug the box to my nearest... 771 Views / 13 Replies  
Question: do I have to lug the box to my nearest Canada Post outlet (it's in a Pharmaprix where I am) or can I schedule a pickup?

I'm afraid the pseudo-Canada Post "employees" at the outlet won't...
Posted by tonbo0422, on Feb 20, 2002 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
You guys have saved my life! Why don't we in the... 771 Views / 13 Replies  
You guys have saved my life! Why don't we in the frozen north have our own Mac sites to discuss these things? I go on IRC and all I see are Montrealers--discussion boards, Canadians everywhere . . ....
Posted by tonbo0422, on Feb 20, 2002 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
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