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My g3 imac 450mhz was bought in 2000 and probably... 14,919 Views / 34 Replies  
My g3 imac 450mhz was bought in 2000 and probably should have been retired last year. I still use it as my main machine despite having highend PCs in the house. It should have been retired last...
Posted by mexicali100, on Mar 11, 2007 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
The imac G3's have artistic/creative/decorative... 941 Views / 11 Replies  
The imac G3's have artistic/creative/decorative value. I sold the shell of a imac snow in a garage sale for a buck. (Some cute artsy chic couldn't grab it fast enough). I can picture a night club...
Posted by mexicali100, on Jul 26, 2006 at 09:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well, it will decrease the video memory... 594 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, it will decrease the video memory performance if I don't run dual-channel. Which isn't too big of a deal, I think, since it's just my DVD player right now ;)

On another note, I don't...
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 11, 2006 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bummer...my brother's MBP came with 1x512mb; I've... 594 Views / 7 Replies  
Bummer...my brother's MBP came with 1x512mb; I've got a Mini with 2x256mb and I was hoping when I got my MacBook it would come with 1x512mb so that I could drop it into the Mini with the MBP's 512mb...
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 11, 2006 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did your MacBook come with 1x512mb or 2x256mb stock? 594 Views / 7 Replies  
Just curious. I'm just ordering mine stock with 512mb ram. Does it come as a single stick or is it two 256mb sticks?
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 11, 2006 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
160gb SATA drives are available; they're just... 831 Views / 5 Replies  
160gb SATA drives are available; they're just only available in 4200rpm at the moment. I keep the hard drive section of my MacBook Resource Site constantly updated:
...
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 9, 2006 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I like it, nice job! Did you use a sticker... 1,032 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah I like it, nice job! Did you use a sticker kit from somewhere? The one place I know of that does laptop stickers that are supposed to actually stick is Schtickers:
...
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 9, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called the Apple store because my brother had... 603 Views / 8 Replies  
I called the Apple store because my brother had the same situation with his MacBook Pro - he ordered it just a week ago, before the free iPod offer came out. They said to just return it and...
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 8, 2006 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree, well worth the investment on an iPod or... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
I agree, well worth the investment on an iPod or any small piece of electronics. I have also contact ShieldZone and they said the same thing, they'd need an initial template. I am toying with the...
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 7, 2006 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Added at the top, under the title. Thanks! 1,912 Views / 7 Replies  
Added at the top, under the title. Thanks!
Posted by mexicali100, on Jun 1, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You can get it as low as $160 for 2 gigs (which... 1,553 Views / 11 Replies  
You can get it as low as $160 for 2 gigs (which is an INCREDIBLE price for sodimms):

http://www.wiredbynature.org/comp/mac/macbook/mods.php
Posted by mexicali100, on May 29, 2006 at 09:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What kind of temperature differences did you find... 887 Views / 12 Replies  
What kind of temperature differences did you find after applying aftermarket thermal grease?
Posted by mexicali100, on May 24, 2006 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it doesn't look like a traditional laptop... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Well, it doesn't look like a traditional laptop bag in any case. Quote from their site:

You want a bag that protects your notebook, but doesn't look like a laptop bag.

And I'll keep the...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 24, 2006 at 09:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Definately. Under "Postage options" on their... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Definately. Under "Postage options" on their main page, it says

Postage is charged (per item): foofbag: $9 (1st) then $7 ea | foofpod: $3 ea | cable turtle: $4 ea

Also directly underneath...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 23, 2006 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's another: ... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Here's another:

http://www.standardtm.com.au/smallalley

Touted to "not look like a laptop bag".
Posted by mexicali100, on May 23, 2006 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OP, to update on your Foof entry: Foofbags... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
OP, to update on your Foof entry:

Foofbags are gorgeous little cloth sleeves handmade in Australia. The listed prices are in AUD (1au=76cents). Simple sleeves are 36AUD ($27); the crazy ones are...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 23, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope, I ordered a Foof (http://foofshop.com/) :) 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Nope, I ordered a Foof (http://foofshop.com/) :)
Posted by mexicali100, on May 23, 2006 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
AppeSac sleeves: http://www.applesac.com/ 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
AppeSac sleeves:

http://www.applesac.com/
Posted by mexicali100, on May 22, 2006 at 08:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nice Eug! Manufacturer's site is here: ... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Nice Eug! Manufacturer's site is here:

http://www.bitolithic.com/

Very slick system, nice find!
Posted by mexicali100, on May 22, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Found another one for your list: ... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Found another one for your list:

http://laplogic.com/current/html/home.html

In addition to their ultra-compact laptop carrying cases, they also make laptop pads so you won't burn your legs...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 22, 2006 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Giant MacBook resource site 1,912 Views / 7 Replies  
I compiled all of my MacBook links into one place here:

http://macbook.wiredby.com/

I am keeping it updated as I get new information. Feel free to submit links to me! Here is a topic list:
...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 21, 2006 at 12:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you open a MacBook in-store after purchase for testing? 555 Views / 2 Replies  
The local Apple store is a bit of a drive for me and I'd really rather not wait until I got home to test out my machine after I pick it up. Do they let you open it and test it in the store? So far...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 20, 2006 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good point! I'm trying to keep it focused on... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Good point! I'm trying to keep it focused on MacBook-only bags for my page as well. The Ogio Metro is a nice bag if (1) you have a big laptop or (2) you have a MacBook in a sleeve. That's a good...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 20, 2006 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup, there are a couple fixes aside from... 608 Views / 2 Replies  
Yup, there are a couple fixes aside from returning it:

http://www.wiredbynature.org/comp/mac/macbook/mods.php#Modifications

Either put a wad of paper under it or push in the metal indentation...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 20, 2006 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I should also add Ogio: http://www.ogio.com/... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
I should also add Ogio:

http://www.ogio.com/

Ogio makes really high-quality bags. I have an Ogio Metro backback for my 15.4" Gateway laptop that has served me well for many years. They sell a...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 20, 2006 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Two more from the Apple forums: ... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Two more from the Apple forums:

http://www.timbuk2.com/tb2/retail/catalog.htm?categoryId=0&skusetId=86
...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 20, 2006 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The MacBook DOES feel very sturdy, actually. I... 2,635 Views / 30 Replies  
The MacBook DOES feel very sturdy, actually. I played with a few at the local Apple store. It is definately heavier than it looks, but it's not "bad" heavy. The unit doesn't feel like cheap...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 20, 2006 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Excellent compilation! I have a MacBook Resource... 348,924 Views / 581 Replies  
Excellent compilation! I have a MacBook Resource Site with lots of links here:

http://macbook.wiredby.com

My list of bags, cases, and sleeves has been growing daily, it's good to see that...
Posted by mexicali100, on May 20, 2006 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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