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I believe the problem is the oposite. Is the MBP... 906 Views / 16 Replies  
I believe the problem is the oposite. Is the MBP useful enough to be on the market? The pretty new PBs are likely to be the best tool for most usage at present time, considered all the apps not...
Posted by runejoha, on Mar 6, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Buy MacBook or keep the PB15 Al Rev A 661 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,
I have a PB15 1.25 GHz, 2GB Ram DDR1 (SDRAM). It works good with most of my programs (eclipse, NetBeans, VirtualPC with XP, Photoshop). I have considered to wait for rev B MacBook pro because of...
Posted by runejoha, on Feb 7, 2006 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I am stil waiting for the PowerBook G5. I... 70,495 Views / 767 Replies  
Well, I am stil waiting for the PowerBook G5. I think it will be released the last quarter this year, or next year! :cry: :lol:
Posted by runejoha, on Jan 11, 2006 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The upgrade is significant because of the Intel... 70,495 Views / 767 Replies  
The upgrade is significant because of the Intel chip. The "poor" screenresolution and the downgrade of the DVD burner are not good news. FW800 is overkill for a laptop.

I think the rev B of this...
Posted by runejoha, on Jan 10, 2006 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What about this: The iBooks will be black or... 11,109 Views / 73 Replies  
What about this:

The iBooks will be black or white, like the iPods.

The PB will keep its looks with few modifications (thinner) and the 12'' PB is ditched.

Never change a winning team. Why...
Posted by runejoha, on Dec 11, 2005 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
more Ram for PB 15'' Al, where to buy? 605 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi, i have 1 GB RAM at present time. I want to upgrade to 2 GB. Which brand og RAM are you using for upgrade, and are there any better deals than buying from Apple?
Posted by runejoha, on Nov 12, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
- They just released new models of the PBs. I... 6,479 Views / 35 Replies  
- They just released new models of the PBs. I doubt they will release a new model 3 months after the previous (9 months is common)
- A Mactel needs a new OS
- Most application will run better on a...
Posted by runejoha, on Nov 10, 2005 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
folks, get real. This was the last PB upgrade... 4,203 Views / 53 Replies  
folks, get real. This was the last PB upgrade before the mactels. See you in May Mr.Pentiumbook :-D If anyone ask me, I think the first Mactels is called a PowerBook XX. What do you think will be the...
Posted by runejoha, on Nov 7, 2005 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The PBs needed both better battery life time and... 8,584 Views / 97 Replies  
The PBs needed both better battery life time and resolution, but this upgrade is not qualified to be named an upgrade :-) This is a HW patch, and I will wait until the upgrade.
Posted by runejoha, on Oct 23, 2005 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The PB updates, if any, are for sure not the news... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
The PB updates, if any, are for sure not the news tomorrow. The news are the new generation of HD based iPods, probably the size of a iPod mini or smaller, with 80 GB and longer battery-life. There...
Posted by runejoha, on Oct 11, 2005 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Seriously, I dont want to troll here, but buying... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
Seriously, I dont want to troll here, but buying a G4 CPU in 2006 is like buying a Ericsson 688 mobile phone this year. It is not outdated, it is the stone age compared to Intel.

How much longer...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 29, 2005 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
- Yes, it could be a difference for some people... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
- Yes, it could be a difference for some people and some tasks/prosesses/programs, but the same FSB, memory and HW setup in general, and laptop use in general, this upgrade is primary a number for...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 29, 2005 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The last PB Als updates have no significant... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
The last PB Als updates have no significant performance upgrades. To expect a great one now, just before the mactels, is very unlikely. So, you can discuss this to the moon and back. If you need a PB...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 29, 2005 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, lets say this straight out! Any upgrades... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
Ok, lets say this straight out! Any upgrades before (estimated) June (mactels), or probably September next year (due to the delayed Intel CPUs) will be unsignificant.

If you need a laptop with...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 28, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Probably there will be small upgrades, but as... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
Probably there will be small upgrades, but as stated before, there will be no revolution in the PB line before the mactels. In fact, the upgrades are propbably only for marketing and not performance...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 27, 2005 at 09:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The new Intel CPUs are now delayed with even more... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
The new Intel CPUs are now delayed with even more months, and there are no more "new" G4s left to even bother an another upgrade. It is hard to be the little bother in this market. A significant PB...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 26, 2005 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, the missing PB G5 makes the PB Al (with... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
Yes, the missing PB G5 makes the PB Al (with "upgrades") the longest living laptop ever :-) Since 2003. The same model for 3 years..
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 25, 2005 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ha! Don't worry. What is important is that you... 32,364 Views / 306 Replies  
Ha! Don't worry. What is important is that you have a new PB. If there is a tiny upgrade this makes no difference what so ever. The next real upgrade will be with the mactels. The 2-3 last PB...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 20, 2005 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
- The 12'' widescreen may never come (the screen... 963 Views / 15 Replies  
- The 12'' widescreen may never come (the screen is to little for widescreen).

- A new design is required for a new 12'', which propably won't be here before the mactels. (if ever)

- An update...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 15, 2005 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you really think Apple will release another... 1,116 Views / 11 Replies  
Do you really think Apple will release another PPC Laptop after all the Intel talk and disapointments with no PB G5s? I really dont know, but really?

Yes, with no x86 OS X in near future, no...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 14, 2005 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehe, this really looks messy. How is that... 741 Views / 8 Replies  
Hehe, this really looks messy. How is that possible? I didnt notice any modifications..
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 14, 2005 at 10:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't understand. What can energy settings do... 695 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't understand. What can energy settings do in order to make the OS access the HD more frequently?
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 2, 2005 at 11:30 AM, in macOS
OS X Tiger is noisy - writing to disk 695 Views / 12 Replies  
After upgrading (clean install) to Tiger the HD is accessed more frequently than before. I have 1 GB RAM and a 1.25 MHz PB Al, in other words, Virtual memory is propably not the main reason for this...
Posted by runejoha, on Sep 2, 2005 at 11:02 AM, in macOS
Actually, this is a part of Apples marketing.... 3,360 Views / 66 Replies  
Actually, this is a part of Apples marketing. This is free attention, marketing, commerical. Of course everybody knew this was going to happen, long before they decided to switch architectures.
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 8, 2005 at 11:19 PM, in macOS
Not really. For instance, IBM and Intel have... 3,360 Views / 66 Replies  
Not really. For instance, IBM and Intel have invested a lot of resources into making the Linux kernel a solid platform for their development tools/apps/environments. OS X is not close to compete with...
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 8, 2005 at 11:14 PM, in macOS
Probably not an easy task 3,360 Views / 66 Replies  
Why this respons? I believe it is a difficult task to achieve, and they probably deserves a "title" elite hackers. OS X x86 is designed to owrk with apple main boards, not on DELL computers.
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 8, 2005 at 11:04 PM, in macOS
Kernel panic on OS X 10.3.9 693 Views / 1 Replies  
For one year my PB has been behaving good, but now I have serious problems with Kernel panics. The latest crash, today while I am writing my master thesis!!, was:

System failure:...
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 3, 2005 at 01:57 PM, in macOS
When I am searching for scientific reports, I... 11,554 Views / 214 Replies  
When I am searching for scientific reports, I have to search on my own partitions AND the internet in order to retrieve all hits that may be of interest. With all downloaded material people now days...
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 3, 2005 at 01:56 PM, in macOS
You're right, but it does not show the file... 11,554 Views / 214 Replies  
You're right, but it does not show the file paths. I believe explorer is better than Finder in most ways, and if performance is not the reason for lack of upgrades, what is it?
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 2, 2005 at 08:28 PM, in macOS
I also like the idea that ie and explorer is the... 11,554 Views / 214 Replies  
I also like the idea that ie and explorer is the same application. Why navigate your partitions with a different tool than navigating on internet?

There are indeed some good ideas for Apple to...
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 2, 2005 at 08:21 PM, in macOS
>>Finder is old-fashoned compared to Windows. --... 11,554 Views / 214 Replies  
>>Finder is old-fashoned compared to Windows. -- How?

As allready mentioned, to retrieve file information File->Get info or "Apple i" is required. Furthermore, this event is pretty slow, which...
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 2, 2005 at 03:48 PM, in macOS
Warning. Not be read by mac fanatics! I do... 11,554 Views / 214 Replies  
Warning. Not be read by mac fanatics!

I do agree! Finder is old fashion compared to Windows. Of course Windows have features that are better than OS X. Do not let you brain wash of Apples...
Posted by runejoha, on Aug 2, 2005 at 11:58 AM, in macOS
Yes, Windows and MS is suffering because it has... 2,108 Views / 38 Replies  
Yes, Windows and MS is suffering because it has to make all HW and all their users happy, which is of course a huge task. For people that know what they want, Linux and OS X is probably a better...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 28, 2005 at 11:17 AM, in macOS
Well, the problem with eyecandy is the costs,... 2,108 Views / 38 Replies  
Well, the problem with eyecandy is the costs, which OS X does demonstrate with the "lagg". I beilieve most serious users turn off the eyecandy stuff anyway, unless MS made it run smoothly.
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 28, 2005 at 10:26 AM, in macOS
Windows Vista vs. OS X - eyecandy 2,108 Views / 38 Replies  
Windows Vista look very "eyecandy", at least from the screen shots. Is Leopard expected to be near to Vista. I only talk about the eyecandy here, the propability that they can match the OSX/Linux/BSD...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 28, 2005 at 10:02 AM, in macOS
No, I am not influenced by one man's statements,... 1,721 Views / 43 Replies  
No, I am not influenced by one man's statements, and I am quite familiar with most known OSes. I only have this feeling, including feedback on this forum, that Tiger is not really ready yet and that...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 25, 2005 at 05:44 PM, in macOS
Thank you! 1,120 Views / 25 Replies  
Thank you!
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 25, 2005 at 04:13 PM, in macOS
>>BSD is not directly related to the user... 1,120 Views / 25 Replies  
>>BSD is not directly related to the user interface. That's what I was clarifying, because you seemed confused about it.

The former was references to OS X, and I doubt that I seem confused about...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 25, 2005 at 04:05 PM, in macOS
>>Switching out Aqua for KDE cannot be done. ... 1,120 Views / 25 Replies  
>>Switching out Aqua for KDE cannot be done.

Running KDE with Fink:
http://fink.sourceforge.net/news/kde.php

Running KDE portet to qt/Mac

http://kde.opendarwin.org/

It seems that most...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 25, 2005 at 02:55 PM, in macOS
>>OS X's GUI has nothing to do with BSD. I... 1,120 Views / 25 Replies  
>>OS X's GUI has nothing to do with BSD.

I did not state that either. I wrote that the underlying architecture of OS X is based upon BSD.

>> OS X is fairly close to FreeBSD, which is not...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 25, 2005 at 02:33 PM, in macOS
I do have a one year old PB 15'' with 1 GB of... 1,120 Views / 25 Replies  
I do have a one year old PB 15'' with 1 GB of ram. Nevertheless, the PB performs a lot better with Linux of what I heard from other geeks. I have past experiences with both Gento, Redhat and Debian...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 25, 2005 at 12:25 PM, in macOS
First, this was not an attempt to troll the... 1,120 Views / 25 Replies  
First, this was not an attempt to troll the forum. OS X's formula for success is indeed the BSD and the open source community, where the security and stability comes from the latter and the good user...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 25, 2005 at 12:18 PM, in macOS
Ditching Tiger, installing Linux on PBs ? 1,120 Views / 25 Replies  
Hi,
With all the dissapointments with Tiger and the performance loss etc. I was wondering to ditch OS X and install Linux on my PB. I have talked to some other Linux geeks that are very pleased...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 24, 2005 at 10:22 PM, in macOS
Darn, I bought Tiger, but I really didnt need it... 1,721 Views / 43 Replies  
Darn, I bought Tiger, but I really didnt need it for my work. (I use mostly console and Unix stuff). With these facts I ditch the Tiger.
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 24, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in macOS
I am not an Intel performance geek, but the... 1,478 Views / 24 Replies  
I am not an Intel performance geek, but the ibooks are toys for children if you ask me. If you want a portable that you can trust and works for all your task go for a PB. Somebody here preferred a 12...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 24, 2005 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you know that much you also know that Mercedes... 2,628 Views / 48 Replies  
If you know that much you also know that Mercedes had to give up to produce cars in the States due to poor quality. European design and ingeneering is the state og the art, which is the reason that...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 24, 2005 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From my point of view, there is a difference... 2,628 Views / 48 Replies  
From my point of view, there is a difference between contries and quality.

European quality, like BMW, Mercedes and Ferrari is impossible to produce in USA. I remember Mercedes tried to produce...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 20, 2005 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The 15'' is probably your best shot if you can... 1,347 Views / 24 Replies  
The 15'' is probably your best shot if you can afford it. As allready mentioned, the 12'' is not very pleasant to work over time with. The screen is way to small. The 17'' is to large for campus...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 5, 2005 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, it looks good, but a new ibook should work... 670 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, it looks good, but a new ibook should work until the Pentiumbook is released!!! The best thing with the PBs is that they never crash, and i suppose that the ibooks works the same. It is stupid...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 5, 2005 at 03:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, the PPC architecture support will be around... 1,826 Views / 24 Replies  
Yes, the PPC architecture support will be around for a while, I agree, but I was thinking about the cusomers that always want to be up to dated and not using "old" HW. There are many of those :-)
...
Posted by runejoha, on Jul 5, 2005 at 03:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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