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Got mine (stock config) at the Christiana mall in... 11,243 Views / 226 Replies  
Got mine (stock config) at the Christiana mall in Delaware today around 2pm, totally smokes my old G4 466.
Posted by Mike656, on Jan 8, 2008 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Had my first KP ever on my DA 466 today running... 1,900 Views / 42 Replies  
Had my first KP ever on my DA 466 today running 10.4.6, hopefully its not a sign of things to come.
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 7, 2006 at 03:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My powerbook 15 inch was also slow to sleep since... 555 Views / 4 Replies  
My powerbook 15 inch was also slow to sleep since I got it back from AppleCare, took about 20 seconds. But for some reason as of yesterday it has started sleeping as soom as I close the lid, like it...
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 9, 2005 at 04:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got my Powerbook back from Applecare due... 971 Views / 7 Replies  
I just got my Powerbook back from Applecare due to a failing HDD, and to my suprise, they replaced my screen (didn't even ask them to). I have had one red stuck pixel since I bought the machine new...
Posted by Mike656, on Nov 14, 2005 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I'm usually in the mid to high 40's on auto and... 2,090 Views / 38 Replies  
I'm usually in the mid to high 40's on auto and the mid to high 50's on highest cpu, this is with a 1.25 GHz 15" AlBook.
Posted by Mike656, on May 10, 2005 at 08:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I notice the exact same thing on my PowerBook... 1,689 Views / 23 Replies  
I notice the exact same thing on my PowerBook also, especally when transfering at max speed over AirPort.
Posted by Mike656, on Feb 9, 2005 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't know what I would do without it now, I... 1,124 Views / 16 Replies  
I wouldn't know what I would do without it now, I have my PowerBook, Mobile Phone, headset, and wireless mouse all with BT. The best parts for me are the video or audio iChat's can be done with the...
Posted by Mike656, on Nov 3, 2004 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Why can't apple just give us color iPod's 787 Views / 9 Replies  
Check out this site:

http://www.colorwarepc.com/products/accessories.aspx?categoryId=170

My favorite is the black one at the very bottom, very cool. If I didn't already have a 40 gig 3rd gen I...
Posted by Mike656, on Sep 16, 2004 at 05:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sending my PowerBook to Apple: Advice 512 Views / 5 Replies  
I just called AppleCare up and they basically said they will send a return package with basically no question asked, after I mentioned the uneven illumination problem on the right side (been there...
Posted by Mike656, on Sep 9, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That really is way too hot, on my 1.25 Al Book... 864 Views / 12 Replies  
That really is way too hot, on my 1.25 Al Book the highest I've ever seen is 64 degrees (my 2nd fan kicks in at 63.8) running RC5-72, which ive since stopped due to my left fan starting to make funny...
Posted by Mike656, on Sep 2, 2004 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I find that it works best in a pitch black room... 1,080 Views / 19 Replies  
I find that it works best in a pitch black room with the screen set to 1/2 brightness or less, in any other situation I don't use it. Overall im glad I have it, it makes for my late night computing...
Posted by Mike656, on Sep 1, 2004 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FYI the first TiBook came out in Jan 2001, and... 18,259 Views / 272 Replies  
FYI the first TiBook came out in Jan 2001, and lacked gigabit ethernet until Oct 2001 (2 years 10 months).

www.apple-history.com
Posted by Mike656, on Aug 31, 2004 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Only sleep when I am not at home or transporting,... 2,527 Views / 29 Replies  
Only sleep when I am not at home or transporting, otherwise it's on 24/7 running RC5-72. If my internal fans go bad which might happen since they are always running, I'll get one of those cooling...
Posted by Mike656, on Aug 11, 2004 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have one and really like it, since I've been... 630 Views / 3 Replies  
I have one and really like it, since I've been used to a 1 button mouse on my computers for years. Battery life is pretty good too, I get about a month and 1/2 with standard AA batteries with...
Posted by Mike656, on Jul 27, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
CDMA has more network capacity than GSM but it... 4,321 Views / 47 Replies  
CDMA has more network capacity than GSM but it comes at a disadvantage, CDMA users share a 1.25 MHz wide carrier (one each for Tx and Rx) and if not enough carriers are deployed, they can become...
Posted by Mike656, on May 21, 2004 at 08:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When I had Verizon I found that incoming sound... 4,321 Views / 47 Replies  
When I had Verizon I found that incoming sound quality was excellent from everyone I talked to (other CDMA users, landlines, GSM, TDMA IS-136), but for some reason outgoing sound to GSM or TDMA...
Posted by Mike656, on May 19, 2004 at 02:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: ... 2,244 Views / 25 Replies  
I find that Ichat will take virtually all of my CPU even after talking to someone with animated icons, even hours later, the only way for me to fix it is to restart the app. Ichat needs some serious...
Posted by Mike656, on May 19, 2004 at 02:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats the best looking watch IMO posted on this... 1,881 Views / 68 Replies  
Thats the best looking watch IMO posted on this thread so far :) , not too flashy and easy to read. Nice choice!!
Posted by Mike656, on May 5, 2004 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Its illegal for one to pump Gasoline in OR or NJ,... 1,810 Views / 91 Replies  
Its illegal for one to pump Gasoline in OR or NJ, pretty stupid I think. In NJ you can still pump your own Diesel by the state law but some stations are not very familar with the rules and just allow...
Posted by Mike656, on May 4, 2004 at 10:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, its amazing with all these tough... 1,810 Views / 91 Replies  
I agree, its amazing with all these tough emission standards (ill use California as an example) that one can get the biggest poor milage SUV or Truck but you cant buy a 2004 VW TDI diesel (smart move...
Posted by Mike656, on May 4, 2004 at 12:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I plan to bring my digital camera and take some... 569 Views / 3 Replies  
I plan to bring my digital camera and take some shots, hopefully it won't have the huge line like the Tysons opening 3 years ago.
Posted by Mike656, on May 4, 2004 at 12:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hmm, for some reason my text vanished when... 569 Views / 3 Replies  
Hmm, for some reason my text vanished when posting this....

Well, the new Apple store at Mongomery Mall is opening this Saturday at 10:00AM and just wanted to let everyone know, I can't wait to...
Posted by Mike656, on May 4, 2004 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I took some RAM out of my G4 tower to try 128MB... 937 Views / 12 Replies  
I took some RAM out of my G4 tower to try 128MB out a while back, needless to say my other ram sticks were back in 5 minutes later.
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 30, 2004 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Welcome to the team :) 401 Views / 3 Replies  
Welcome to the team :)
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 27, 2004 at 04:53 PM, in Team MacNN
Thats how my Al book feels while crunching... 937 Views / 4 Replies  
Thats how my Al book feels while crunching RC5-72, gotta put a towel on my legs it gets so hot :D . How many keys a second does yours crunch? My 1.25 does about 13.15 Mkeys/s.

Mike
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 27, 2004 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: An easily replaceable battery would be nice, with... 4,597 Views / 48 Replies  
An easily replaceable battery would be nice, with a true 8 hour useage.
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 22, 2004 at 06:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How far away are the machines? I find I can only... 692 Views / 3 Replies  
How far away are the machines? I find I can only get top speed ( about 3MB a sec) when right next to the base station, 5m away it drops to about 1/2 that.
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 20, 2004 at 03:01 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cool app, thanks man :) What is the app to the... 4,548 Views / 59 Replies  
Cool app, thanks man :) What is the app to the right of it (the transfer speed thingy) called?
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 20, 2004 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did they take all the orignal machines off the... 1,067 Views / 14 Replies  
Did they take all the orignal machines off the cluster or are they just replacing them a few (maybe 50-100) at a time? Seems like a big hassle (and cost) to me to build a whole new system to replace...
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 19, 2004 at 10:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why is VT selling systems from their cluster? 1,067 Views / 14 Replies  
Why is VT selling systems from their cluster?
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 19, 2004 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
RC5-72 Stats..... 307 Views / 1 Replies  
...are finally back up :) after like a month of downtime.

Mike
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 17, 2004 at 09:01 PM, in Team MacNN
Steve needs to get him onstage during a Macworld... 2,154 Views / 76 Replies  
Steve needs to get him onstage during a Macworld Keynote when the next version of GarageBand comes out and do a demo :D , that would attract average folks to actually watch it and perhaps buy Apple...
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 8, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same here, all the DC area ones ive visited have... 769 Views / 22 Replies  
Same here, all the DC area ones ive visited have Macs.
Posted by Mike656, on Apr 8, 2004 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think if you are stupid enough to use the white... 738 Views / 7 Replies  
I think if you are stupid enough to use the white Ipod headphones you deserve to be a potential target, those things have poor sound quality :) .
Posted by Mike656, on Mar 30, 2004 at 01:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That looks pretty sweet, nice job :) . 237,914 Views / 1,576 Replies  
That looks pretty sweet, nice job :) .
Posted by Mike656, on Mar 25, 2004 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Current Farm: 1.25 GHz G4 466 MHz G4 1... 1,370 Views / 44 Replies  
Current Farm:

1.25 GHz G4
466 MHz G4
1 GHz Athlon Thunderbird

All running RC5-72

Coming Soon:
Posted by Mike656, on Mar 25, 2004 at 12:12 AM, in Team MacNN
Fans in Al 15" PowerBook 510 Views / 0 Replies  
Since I run RC5-72 my computer gets really hot (usually around 63C CPU temp on desk) and is uncomfortable on my lap for extended periods, unfortunatly the left fan only wants to turn on around 62C....
Posted by Mike656, on Mar 16, 2004 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
CNET user opinions of Ipod...... 634 Views / 3 Replies  
If your up for a good laugh, then check out the user opinions of the Ipod over at CNET. I swear they are written by retards, most of the posts lack proper spelling and sound as if the person has...
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 18, 2003 at 10:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do you know the dates when each of those... 904 Views / 5 Replies  
Do you know the dates when each of those revisions were released by Apple?

Thanks :)
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 16, 2003 at 02:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LOL, my favorite is on the spur northbound with... 1,802 Views / 64 Replies  
LOL, my favorite is on the spur northbound with the concrete barrier that is like right against the HOV lane, I can't tell you how many times ive been in the middle lane and almost got smacked on the...
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 11, 2003 at 11:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: I grabbed that like last year when I was up in... 1,249,695 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I grabbed that like last year when I was up in Toronto, and since im up there 4-5 times a year it kinda feels like a home away from home :) .
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 10, 2003 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As long as you get a fresh off the line model you... 1,335 Views / 8 Replies  
As long as you get a fresh off the line model you should be ok, look for week 42 and up (example: V7342xxxxxx). Mine is a week 50, zero problems so far.
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 10, 2003 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Added a bunch more pics of just the book, Enjoy... 1,249,695 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Added a bunch more pics of just the book, Enjoy :) :

http://homepage.mac.com/mike.post/PhotoAlbum2.html
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 10, 2003 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Here is my brand new 15 inch AlBook with... 1,249,695 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Here is my brand new 15 inch AlBook with Superdrive with my desk setup:

http://homepage.mac.com/mike.post/PhotoAlbum2.html

Also Pictured:

Ipod 40GB
Apple Bluetooth Mouse
Canon S600 Color...
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 10, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got my Powerbook 15 inch with superdrive... 5,328 Views / 67 Replies  
I just got my Powerbook 15 inch with superdrive today from Mac Business Solutions in Gaithersburg MD, they have 31 machines identical to mine that just arrived in the store (1 BTO for a client, and...
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 9, 2003 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yay :) , good thing their forum is down,... 436 Views / 4 Replies  
Yay :) , good thing their forum is down, otherwise they might ask some people from their huge Gnome team to boost up the dnetc stats.
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 7, 2003 at 05:11 PM, in Team MacNN
Thats still pretty damn fast :) , at least... 408 Views / 3 Replies  
Thats still pretty damn fast :) , at least compared to my G4 466, thanks for the info.
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 4, 2003 at 01:35 AM, in Team MacNN
Yeah, I know commerical jets are pressurized :) .... 650 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, I know commerical jets are pressurized :) . My question was in reference to driving in extremely high elevations with my computer running, since im planning a trip to Colorado next summer and...
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 3, 2003 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
G5 question 408 Views / 3 Replies  
Im curious if anyone here runs a 2GHz G5 on RC5-72, if so how many million keys per second do you get?

thanks
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 3, 2003 at 04:26 PM, in Team MacNN
Altitude Question 650 Views / 3 Replies  
I noticed on the tech specs for the Powerbooks that they have a maximum operating altitude of 10,000 feet. My question is what would happen if one were to use the computer above this elevation?
...
Posted by Mike656, on Dec 3, 2003 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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