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and the results are starting to trickle in....... 2,299 Views / 30 Replies  
and the results are starting to trickle in.... MacBook (Late 2009) benchmarks Review | Laptop | From the Lab | Macworld...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 29, 2009 at 02:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah that is what I am saying, I do not think we... 2,299 Views / 30 Replies  
yeah that is what I am saying, I do not think we will see updates to those machines until well into 2010, until then Macbook Unibody all the way to the bank!
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 29, 2009 at 02:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just arrived home and my my how this convo has... 2,299 Views / 30 Replies  
I just arrived home and my my how this convo has grown into a beast of it's own :) I think the point I want to make is this, I have owned many a Powerbook/Macbook Pro in the past and I have always...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 29, 2009 at 01:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you both for the insight in your... 2,299 Views / 30 Replies  
Thank you both for the insight in your perceptions of things. Freudling, I thoroughly enjoyed your deductions about the Macbook and the Macbook Pro as far as target audiences. I found myself...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 28, 2009 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
not large at all, I actually only have 2 albums... 553 Views / 2 Replies  
not large at all, I actually only have 2 albums loaded right now, I thought about that as well, but ruled it out because of the current size, sorry I did not include that in the original posting,...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 28, 2009 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unibody White Macbook or Refurb Macbook Pro 2,299 Views / 30 Replies  
With the introduction of the new unibody white macbook the lines have blurred even more when making a purchasing decision. I have stated in a previous thread that I purchased the new unibody white...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 28, 2009 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unibody White Macbook and iTunes 553 Views / 2 Replies  
So i have had this machine for about a little over a week now and I have noticed a few things. First of all, it is an amazing machine for the money. I could not justify spending another $200 for...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 28, 2009 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the only other thing that I just thought about... 1,750 Views / 41 Replies  
the only other thing that I just thought about was the non-slip bottom on my new macbook as well. This is going to get dirty if you are not extremely careful, with the possibility of it actually...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 23, 2009 at 02:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the new Macbook is getting a lot of press... 1,750 Views / 41 Replies  
I think the new Macbook is getting a lot of press through these forums thus far. I however just jumped at the opportunity to buy one the other day. I can say that so far this machine is exactly what...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ibook_steve, thank you, how does that work... 524 Views / 5 Replies  
ibook_steve, thank you, how does that work though? I thought if a computer has USB 2.0 they should be able to power any usb 2.0 drive. Did not realize that older computer cannot power a usb drive...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 16, 2009 at 05:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
10.4.11 on the Powerbook, and I even transfered... 524 Views / 5 Replies  
10.4.11 on the Powerbook, and I even transfered my information over to another hard drive and wiped it with disk utility and still not being recognized, formated with mac os extended(journaled). I...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 16, 2009 at 02:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Strange USB 2 External Drive Issue 524 Views / 5 Replies  
So i have this 320 gig external Western Digital USB 2 drive that has been working fine on all my machines up until the other day when I purchased an older powerpc laptop. I plug it in, and nothing,...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just hear a lot of people complaining about not... 639 Views / 14 Replies  
I just hear a lot of people complaining about not having the matte option, even those who work at the mac store say they all pretty much prefer matte. I just find it interesting that apple is going...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 14, 2009 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Glossy: A disturbing trend... 639 Views / 14 Replies  
that glossy screen continue to be the trend for Apple. iMacs are plagued with it across the board, I may have not looked into them as closely as I should, but I am pretty sure that is the only option...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 14, 2009 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
so are we saying that it is worth the upgrade to... 377 Views / 3 Replies  
so are we saying that it is worth the upgrade to 10.5? I have seen a lot of my favorite apps being produced only for 10.5 now. I think this machine should last until the next update of the macbook...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 14, 2009 at 06:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Tiger or Leopard? 377 Views / 3 Replies  
For using on a Powerbook G4 1.5ghz with 2 gigs of ram and a 64 meg ati radeon graphics card? Any suggestions? I have access to both, but from what I remember, 10.4 was the speediest for this machine,...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 14, 2009 at 12:13 AM, in Mac OS X
yeah resident, that is basically what we deduced... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
yeah resident, that is basically what we deduced it down to, and he got pretty angry that I wasn't buying the scheme. Number was disconnected shortly proving that this guy was a scam. I am still...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yeah you can bet in the future, I will not be... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
yeah you can bet in the future, I will not be keeping any important info on the computer, all pw protected, or even better, away from my computer.
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 9, 2009 at 06:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
yeah, I just called the number again, and it is... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
yeah, I just called the number again, and it is now disconnected. Someone trying to scam me on top of already being scammed, some people, this is one big learning lesson I can say that much. I really...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
to make matters even worse, I had some guy call... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
to make matters even worse, I had some guy call me up and say he has my laptop and read off my serial, and then wanted me to wire him money before he sent it, saying he was in Chicago and was a truck...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sweet Pea Vegan Bakery on 12th and Stark 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
Sweet Pea Vegan Bakery on 12th and Stark
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I would like to update everyone that has... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
I would like to update everyone that has participated in this forum on what has happened. I just called Apple and they registered my product and made a stolen report and gave me a case # that I have...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 8, 2009 at 04:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
goMac, if you find it, you get a $500 reward :)... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
goMac, if you find it, you get a $500 reward :) It is a refurbished model, so the serial is going to be pretty unique, RM8217QQYJX , I am still keeping my eyes out on multiple locations, hoping...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 7, 2009 at 08:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
oh yeah, first thing I did was change all my... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
oh yeah, first thing I did was change all my email passwords since mail.app had all my stuff loaded in and he would have been able to check all my new incoming mail. I really have done everything I...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 6, 2009 at 03:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
so you can still get around an open firmware... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
so you can still get around an open firmware password with the help of google? Geez, sounds like there isn't much you can do to protect your machine these days except never leave it out of sight. I...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 5, 2009 at 11:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
someone at the apple store said doing a firmware... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
someone at the apple store said doing a firmware password, not sure how to do that, or what that does exactly, anyone have a clue?
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 5, 2009 at 07:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
that is what I was afraid of, and I am hoping I... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
that is what I was afraid of, and I am hoping I hear something that says otherwise though :( What does everyone think about the lo-jack app? If someone erases the operating system once they steal it,...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 5, 2009 at 02:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
some backups, no insurance, tons of personal... 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
some backups, no insurance, tons of personal information on stickies, address book, mail.app. Really is scary to think about how much information a person has once they steal your computer.
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 5, 2009 at 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Stolen 15" Macbook Pro 2.4ghz 1,570 Views / 41 Replies  
Due to an unfortunate series of events my laptop was stolen from a cafe here in Portland, OR the other day. I still can't believe it happened, but I was curious if anyone else here knows of anything...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 5, 2009 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
we have a rename, but no more responses, its hard... 1,502 Views / 5 Replies  
we have a rename, but no more responses, its hard for be to believe that no mail app offers this feature directly built in, apple are you listening :)
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jan 18, 2009 at 09:16 PM, in Applications
Schedule mail to send at specified time? 1,502 Views / 5 Replies  
There is one feature I am looking for, and I am curious as to see if they both can do it, or perhaps neither. I have a very late sleep schedule, and I frequently compose emails at 3-4am, but would...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jan 11, 2009 at 07:46 AM, in Applications
List of known issues with Boot Camp/Windows XP 723 Views / 1 Replies  
So I have used my macbook pro 2.4ghz with boot camp extensively now windows xp home. I am going to list the issues I have seen so far, and I would love other users to list others that they might have...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Nov 11, 2008 at 12:18 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
well I am glad I am not the only one experiencing... 1,706 Views / 3 Replies  
well I am glad I am not the only one experiencing this, with my setup it always comes on when I log into windows xp home. I am going to call into applecare and get a resolve to this one way or...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 27, 2008 at 09:37 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot Camp/XP Home/illuminated Keyboard 1,706 Views / 3 Replies  
I just received my early 2008 Macbook Pro 2.4ghz laptop and I setup up boot camp with Windows XP Home. The interesting part is that the illuminated feature of the keypad auto comes on when I launch...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 27, 2008 at 07:06 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
issa! :thumbsup: you are an all american allstar!... 340 Views / 2 Replies  
issa! :thumbsup: you are an all american allstar! Beautiful links to help me out with this issue, I really appreciate that, you have put my worries to rest :)
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 26, 2008 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery Mystery 340 Views / 2 Replies  
I just received my early 2008 macbook pro 2.4 ghz laptop from the apple refurb department and I have noticed something very interesting so far. I haven't owned a macbook pro in a few years but I have...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Oct 26, 2008 at 01:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
just to let everyone know, I decided to go with a... 10,287 Views / 45 Replies  
just to let everyone know, I decided to go with a 4 gig Crucial kit for my 24" 2.16ghz iMac, supposedly it only can handle 3 gigs due to chipset restrictions, however my apple system profiler shows 4...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Jun 6, 2008 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
oh and to finish up, I decided to get 2 2gig... 811 Views / 16 Replies  
oh and to finish up, I decided to get 2 2gig sticks from Crucial, because I sleep better at night knowing my ram sticks match up, lol. There was also that test done by OWC showing that 2 2gig sticks...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 31, 2008 at 06:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
yes i am sure, I was quite surprised as well, but... 811 Views / 16 Replies  
yes i am sure, I was quite surprised as well, but it was a refurb, so not sure of they do that themselves, or possibly the user who bought this machine requested that upon original purchase. Does...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 31, 2008 at 06:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
it is a pretty sweet card to begin with, couldnt... 811 Views / 16 Replies  
it is a pretty sweet card to begin with, couldnt imagine what i would upgrade it to considering it does battle with the brand new radeon 2600 pro with no sweat. mduell, would you buy a 2 gig and 1...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 25, 2008 at 03:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
lol, I think Crucial sounds good to me :) THanks... 811 Views / 16 Replies  
lol, I think Crucial sounds good to me :) THanks again for the help mduell, that was a very insightful post about the terminology. I have a GeForce 7600GT 256meg graphic card in this iMac of mine, so...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 25, 2008 at 12:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
thank you guys for the helpful feedback, I am... 811 Views / 16 Replies  
thank you guys for the helpful feedback, I am looking at 2 gig sticks now, I opened up my iMac and saw that its using a 1 gig Hynix stick saying 555 on part of the readout, so I am taking that as its...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 24, 2008 at 10:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
i thought imacs have non-integrated graphics... 811 Views / 16 Replies  
i thought imacs have non-integrated graphics cards? The macbook for example has integrated graphics on board. So when you say dedicated, are you referring to non-integrated? As far as ram is...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 24, 2008 at 05:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ram Dilemma 811 Views / 16 Replies  
I just bought a refurbished 2.16ghz Snow White iMac. I have been debating on increasing the ram from the standard 1 gig it comes with, but when i look for ram supported it says it can only support 3...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 23, 2008 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
i too did love the aluminum line myself, used to... 1,499 Views / 20 Replies  
i too did love the aluminum line myself, used to own a 1.25ghz machine but ended up selling it. The cheapest used ones now are running for $800 and for $400 for this tibook I am debating what I...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 9, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i completely agree, but those are going to run a... 1,499 Views / 20 Replies  
i completely agree, but those are going to run a lot more than $400 and right now I am moving around the us, so I dont know if I really want a real nice brand new laptop during this time. I am just...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 8, 2007 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Tibook 1GHZ Combo Drive, 60 gig hd, 1 gig ram... 1,499 Views / 20 Replies  
Tibook 1GHZ Combo Drive, 60 gig hd, 1 gig ram with a brand new lcd and logic board replaced by apple so almost everything internally is new or refurbished. Being offered this machine for $400 even,...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on May 7, 2007 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i completely agree, but where are you looking for... 1,499 Views / 20 Replies  
i completely agree, but where are you looking for albooks with the same price? Do you trust buying laptops over ebay?
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Apr 29, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ok looking for some advice on this deal I found.... 1,499 Views / 20 Replies  
ok looking for some advice on this deal I found. 1ghz Tibook with 1gig ram, 60 gig hd, combo drive. The shell is a little beat up, typical wear and tear though on an older machine, and its selling...
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Apr 29, 2007 at 03:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thank you for the incoming advise, I am loving... 1,499 Views / 20 Replies  
thank you for the incoming advise, I am loving it, looking into the aluminums and the 1ghz 17" powerbook G4's as well. Any other info always welcome, you guys have been great!
Posted by AlbanianGenome, on Apr 27, 2007 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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