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I have no idea how he does it, but I bought MBP... 4,109 Views / 28 Replies  
I have no idea how he does it, but I bought MBP AppleCare from that same seller, and it worked fine. He just emails the codes, and offers to mail the box but since the fee to send it is high it...
Posted by HowEver, on May 18, 2009 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
As in, perhaps, "taking the piss." Something... 529 Views / 5 Replies  
As in, perhaps, "taking the piss." Something like, "They're having you on."
Posted by HowEver, on Mar 4, 2009 at 08:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had to delete "ConciergeLoader" from... 16,882 Views / 403 Replies  
I had to delete "ConciergeLoader" from harddrive/Library/InputManagers to get Safari 4 for Leopard to work.

Hope this helps someone else, it took me a while to figure this out.
Posted by HowEver, on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:09 PM, in Applications
Try eBay. You never know and it won't cost you... 699 Views / 8 Replies  
Try eBay. You never know and it won't cost you much to post these things for sale.
Posted by HowEver, on Jun 8, 2008 at 08:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I believe the usual disapprobation about "stolen... 4,764 Views / 5 Replies  
I believe the usual disapprobation about "stolen computers" should be recorded here.
Posted by HowEver, on Mar 8, 2008 at 01:37 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I like how your grammar matches that site... 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
I like how your grammar matches that site exactly! And I don't like those cases much...

I'm in the market for a case again and looking for reviews for the Mac-Case Signature Suit (still)....

...
Posted by HowEver, on Feb 27, 2008 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I recommend such thefts be reported widely,... 2,374 Views / 22 Replies  
I recommend such thefts be reported widely, including the RCMP online reporting site:

https://www.recol.ca/intro.aspx?lang=en
Posted by HowEver, on Feb 8, 2008 at 11:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This does happen, of course... 1,349 Views / 58 Replies  
It happens...

RIP MacNutt
RIP MacNutt - ehMac.ca (http://www.ehmac.ca/ehmac-ca-info-centre/41191-rip-macnutt.html)

http://www.ehmac.ca/forums
ehMac.ca Info Centre - ehMac.ca...
Posted by HowEver, on Jan 15, 2008 at 10:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You can use the retail or family pack Leopard... 661 Views / 5 Replies  
You can use the retail or family pack Leopard disks on any Mac, including the new MacBooks.

You cannot use the MacBook OS restore disks on other models, possibly not even previous MacBooks.
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 14, 2007 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's quite a visual hammer. Yet I had a... 978 Views / 14 Replies  
That's quite a visual hammer.

Yet I had a first gen. black MacBook 2.0 Ghz and it rocked for my purposes which admittedly aren't using Pro apps.
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 5, 2007 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There's an entirely new CPU, also. 1,105 Views / 13 Replies  
There's an entirely new CPU, also.
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 3, 2007 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you try swapping out the RAM? If you have... 477 Views / 6 Replies  
Can you try swapping out the RAM? If you have two chips, try booting off each? Also, can you try booting up from an external hard drive to see if that works?
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 3, 2007 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What had happened before that prompted you to... 477 Views / 6 Replies  
What had happened before that prompted you to apply thermal compound and clean with isopropyl alcohol?

It may not be related; it may be it was just time for the logic board to die; fortunately, if...
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 3, 2007 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How deathly slow will Time Machine backups to... 3,440 Views / 17 Replies  
How deathly slow will Time Machine backups to AirDisk connected drives be?
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 21, 2007 at 12:57 AM, in Mac OS X
Let an AASP deal with it. 1,938 Views / 4 Replies  
Let an AASP deal with it.
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 21, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would say that it's the enclosure, if repeated... 396 Views / 6 Replies  
I would say that it's the enclosure, if repeated drives also 'fail' inside it.
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 21, 2007 at 12:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Time to sell my iPod minis. 1,034 Views / 38 Replies  
Time to sell my iPod minis.
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 5, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why not just unplug the phono line-out? Better... 507 Views / 2 Replies  
Why not just unplug the phono line-out? Better yet, get better external speakers.
Posted by HowEver, on May 28, 2007 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope, can't run Windows at all off peripheral... 2,976 Views / 20 Replies  
Nope, can't run Windows at all off peripheral drives.
Posted by HowEver, on Feb 12, 2007 at 12:10 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'd like to see an answer to this also! 970 Views / 12 Replies  
I'd like to see an answer to this also!
Posted by HowEver, on Feb 3, 2007 at 11:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know if anyone here has checked completed... 591 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't know if anyone here has checked completed listings on eBay lately, but since the iSight came off the Apple website last month, iSights are selling like rare hotcakes: there are completed...
Posted by HowEver, on Jan 13, 2007 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try toothpaste, and a soft cloth, like the kind... 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
Try toothpaste, and a soft cloth, like the kind you clean glasses with.



I guess I'll never read a proper review of the case-mate sig-suit for the MacBook...
Posted by HowEver, on Jan 6, 2007 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What's with all the banned MacNNers in this... 14,120 Views / 68 Replies  
What's with all the banned MacNNers in this thread? Including, I assume the OP who posted above?

Still, nice to see a bit of history--today.
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 31, 2006 at 07:43 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Don't most mods take less pretty things and make... 5,801 Views / 11 Replies  
Don't most mods take less pretty things and make them prettier?

This would be an opposing instance.

Is the iMac G4 really beyond repair?
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 28, 2006 at 05:01 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Does Krylon make a Fusion spraypaint in Barbie... 927 Views / 2 Replies  
Does Krylon make a Fusion spraypaint in Barbie Doll Pink?

No, I didn't think so.
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 28, 2006 at 04:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
If the child finds out they are being secretly... 1,360 Views / 30 Replies  
If the child finds out they are being secretly monitored, the parent has blown the trust relationship pretty much forever.

Clearly this parent should have spent far more time getting to know their...
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 28, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in Applications
Sticky: Thanks, much appreciated. Now to find the... 451,641 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Thanks, much appreciated. Now to find the non-Pro version.
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 18, 2006 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bump! 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
Bump!
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 14, 2006 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wouldn't the screen display be limited to 800 x... 2,940 Views / 12 Replies  
Wouldn't the screen display be limited to 800 x 600 still?

Or would you also change out the display to something more modern, perhaps even using the MacBook's LCD?

Oh, then to make it fit you...
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 6, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Is anyone using the Speck MacBook (not Pro) 13"... 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
Is anyone using the Speck MacBook (not Pro) 13" see-thru case yet?

How about the massively expensive Case-Mate Signature suit? ($150 !!)

I'd love to know if either of these leave-in cases are...
Posted by HowEver, on Dec 6, 2006 at 10:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, I appreciate the clarification. ... 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
Thanks, I appreciate the clarification.


[QUOTE=oiosnap;3213621]Crown is a chinese luggage company that is not known internationally. It's a well known company in China though. I'm sure if you...
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 21, 2006 at 04:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm guessing "Crown" didn't make the bag. ... 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
I'm guessing "Crown" didn't make the bag.

Edit: to be clear, many items are produced in Asia independent of licensing or company administration, not to put too fine an point on it.
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 12, 2006 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sold. Will post if I have another one. 448 Views / 1 Replies  
Sold.

Will post if I have another one.
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 10, 2006 at 07:12 PM, in Marketplace
For auction: Brand new PowerBook G4 12" 1.5Ghz latest model BNIB 448 Views / 1 Replies  
For sale via Buy-it-now.

$999.99 U.S.

---gone---

I have a BRAND NEW PowerBook 12" 1.5 Ghz for saleon eBay. It's the last model of the PowerBooks sold by Apple. This model has 512MB RAM...
Posted by HowEver, on Nov 10, 2006 at 12:53 PM, in Marketplace
Sticky: And some of the macrumors reference: 451,641 Views / 1,153 Replies  
And some of the macrumors reference:
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 31, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Great, thanks! Here's the iLounge reference: 451,641 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Great, thanks!

Here's the iLounge reference:
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 31, 2006 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: The Apple Store in Toronto (the one at Yorkdale)... 451,641 Views / 1,153 Replies  
The Apple Store in Toronto (the one at Yorkdale) has the MacBook Pro Speck case.

It wasn't what I was expecting. I guess reading about how protective it would be I thought it would be harder...
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 31, 2006 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Week 38 blackBook, no issues at all. Beauty. 6,439 Views / 67 Replies  
Week 38 blackBook, no issues at all. Beauty.
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 28, 2006 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thanks! 451,641 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Thanks!
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 26, 2006 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Speck offers a polycarbronate plastic hard case... 451,641 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Speck offers a polycarbronate plastic hard case that you don't have to moisten and apply, you clip it on. More bump and shock protection, no soapy film applique.

Huge difference.

Still...
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 24, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Does anyone have the Speck clear-like case for... 451,641 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Does anyone have the Speck clear-like case for the MacBook Pro?

I saw a reference to marks being left by the "hooks" that hold it on, and I'm looking to find out if this is true in the real world....
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 20, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Has anyone used or know of anyone using the... 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
Has anyone used or know of anyone using the MacBook Pro version?

I'm curious to know if the hooks were an issue, and scratched as noted here, or if it's a non-issue. I can't imagine Speck would...
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 20, 2006 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
None of this post makes sense. Fortunately. 762 Views / 15 Replies  
None of this post makes sense. Fortunately.
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 10, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, a portion of what I get paid for is web... 8,846 Views / 29 Replies  
Actually, a portion of what I get paid for is web design, but I'm hardly the only person commenting on Huzzk, Boblbee--or Crumpler.

I would prefer a simple list of products stating which item fits...
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 10, 2006 at 11:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
boblebee.com gets my vote as the site that... 8,846 Views / 29 Replies  
boblebee.com gets my vote as the site that finally beats crumpler.com as the most useless, unnecessary and difficult to navigate. But it beats it by miles and miles.

I won't order from boblebee...
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 2, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, I appreciate hearing about how the mod... 5,163 Views / 33 Replies  
Thanks, I appreciate hearing about how the mod worked out, although it is saddening to read about the shutdown problems.
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 1, 2006 at 08:49 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I've asked the OP for an update, either by... 5,163 Views / 33 Replies  
I've asked the OP for an update, either by private message or here in this thread.

Also, has anyone else tried this? I'm wondering whether there is residue from the metal effects contact film or...
Posted by HowEver, on Oct 1, 2006 at 02:47 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Some of us are older, but corrupt file systems... 1,482 Views / 53 Replies  
Some of us are older, but corrupt file systems required re-registration. My account was "taken over" for a few months by another name. Okay, so not that much older.

There should be some minimum...
Posted by HowEver, on Sep 28, 2006 at 03:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So the manufacturer says this will be out in a... 345,578 Views / 581 Replies  
So the manufacturer says this will be out in a few weeks.

Now the question is: what goes best with the BlackBook??

Here are the choices:

Signature Suits...
Posted by HowEver, on Sep 28, 2006 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
^ ^^ What he (they!) said! 8,846 Views / 29 Replies  
^
^^
What he (they!) said!
Posted by HowEver, on Sep 28, 2006 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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