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Advice for dealing with Apple/Applecare? 434 Views / 3 Replies  
I bought a white 2ghz MacBook (week 26) about 2 months ago now from my campus store, and it started having the random shutdown issue...I took it to an Apple Store about a week later to ask about it...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 26, 2006 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got a dell ultrasharp 1905FP for my 12"... 1,095 Views / 22 Replies  
I just got a dell ultrasharp 1905FP for my 12" Rev C powerbook and I love it. I don't see how the 19" is outdated, though...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Oct 20, 2005 at 09:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
that's the microsoft philosophy, no? 2,796 Views / 41 Replies  
that's the microsoft philosophy, no?
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 10, 2005 at 12:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about using the black aluminum of the new... 2,718 Views / 41 Replies  
How about using the black aluminum of the new moto razr?
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 10, 2005 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info on the great deal. I ordered... 67,817 Views / 651 Replies  
Thanks for the info on the great deal. I ordered it at $139 with a #00 Philips screwdriver, and all seems to be well on my 12" rev C powerbook. I have put it to sleep countless times since...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 10, 2004 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i agree, 100%...i just hope no one comes back... 607 Views / 10 Replies  
i agree, 100%...i just hope no one comes back with "but ALL THE GOOD GAMES COME TO MACS"...yeah they do, i guess....3 years later

i love macs too, but they are too expensive, thats why i bought a...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Aug 1, 2002 at 06:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Aug 1, 2002 at 06:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
ummm, as far as i know, you can't upgrade... 377 Views / 4 Replies  
ummm, as far as i know, you can't upgrade either...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Jul 27, 2002 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
you're not alone...i dont like it much at all... 360 Views / 15 Replies  
you're not alone...i dont like it much at all either (the design, not the specs...those are great for the price)
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 2, 2002 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
1. i have it....its alright...it plays some games... 341 Views / 5 Replies  
1. i have it....its alright...it plays some games well, some games ok, and some games not at all
check connectix's site for the game compatibility list before buying it

2. if you have a usb mac,...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 23, 2001 at 06:50 PM, in Gaming
try google also dont cheat on bnet...it... 958 Views / 3 Replies  
try google

also dont cheat on bnet...it pisses a lot of people off (like me), and its really funny when someone with a hack gets beat by someone without
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 23, 2001 at 06:42 PM, in Gaming
g4 when osx is optimized, it will be much... 368 Views / 8 Replies  
g4

when osx is optimized, it will be much faster,
plus your choice of video card, expansion cards, monitor
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 23, 2001 at 06:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
lol wait for the mac port...if thats half... 330 Views / 10 Replies  
lol
wait for the mac port...if thats half decent it will still be a million times faster than running it in any version of vpc

i know im gonna get screwed for saying this but this is why i made a...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 23, 2001 at 06:36 PM, in Gaming
anything optical would be good i personally... 391 Views / 6 Replies  
anything optical would be good

i personally don't like trackballs
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 23, 2001 at 06:35 PM, in Gaming
yup, anything based on the unreal engine is more... 281 Views / 7 Replies  
yup, anything based on the unreal engine is more cpu bound than anything.....thats why benchmarks between different video cards don't usually use unreal games on the pc side....they know that the...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 23, 2001 at 06:27 PM, in Gaming
crucial crucial crucial crucial is part of... 506 Views / 9 Replies  
crucial crucial crucial

crucial is part of micron, so micron memory=crucial memory

crucial prices are pretty low too, and they have free 2nd day shipping
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 10:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
avi's are kinda like quicktime movies (.mov) in... 871 Views / 2 Replies  
avi's are kinda like quicktime movies (.mov) in that way......all quicktime movies end in .mov, but they can have different audio and video codecs in them
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 10:36 PM, in Applications
i agree with you 100%....new hardware will have... 757 Views / 23 Replies  
i agree with you 100%....new hardware will have these "anti-piracy" schemes built in, and with everything going digital (at least for apple's stuff), it will make it much harder to duplicate a...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
did the ipaq come with any software of its own? 294 Views / 1 Replies  
did the ipaq come with any software of its own?
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
just an idea... if they exist, maybe you... 409 Views / 12 Replies  
just an idea...

if they exist, maybe you could try a firewire-scsi adapter? i know there are usb-&gt;scsi, but i dont know about firewire
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
if you're sure you don't want to use win95 (the... 540 Views / 16 Replies  
if you're sure you don't want to use win95 (the fastest os, but no usb support), use windows 98

2000 is MUCH more stable but runs really slowwwwwwwwww on anything under 400 mhz pentium 2, so...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in Applications
yes that is true.....the other thing a lower... 586 Views / 24 Replies  
yes that is true.....the other thing a lower cpu/case temperature does is increase the life of your entire system
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
don't worry......just get some pc133 it will... 427 Views / 6 Replies  
don't worry......just get some pc133

it will work in your system, i have some pc133 running fine (no stability problems....) in my beige g3/266
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on May 20, 2001 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
Some people on xlr8yourmac.com said they've used... 328 Views / 8 Replies  
Some people on xlr8yourmac.com said they've used the nvidia mac drivers with pc gf2 mx cards
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 22, 2001 at 09:37 PM, in Gaming
I think I remember seeing somewhere that the Mac... 424 Views / 3 Replies  
I think I remember seeing somewhere that the Mac OS doesn't support force feedback or something. bleen, its not just that one ms joystick....theres a whole bunch of racing wheels, joysticks, and...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 22, 2001 at 09:28 PM, in Gaming
i cant see why anyone would start a thread like... 679 Views / 56 Replies  
i cant see why anyone would start a thread like this



haha i hope you're joking

-blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 5, 2001 at 09:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah I'd have to agree with ddiokno... ... 417 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah I'd have to agree with ddiokno...

probably just extra pismo/400s lying around

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 5, 2001 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you use Adaptec DirectCD to burn the discs?... 411 Views / 1 Replies  
Did you use Adaptec DirectCD to burn the discs? Thats the one where you can just drag the files onto the CD-RW drive in My computer and it burns it. OS9 needs an extension to read those discs...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 5, 2001 at 07:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
In OS9....the 733 will be probably be faster. I... 538 Views / 12 Replies  
In OS9....the 733 will be probably be faster.
I don't really know how much the second processor helps in OSX though.

Heres a site with tests between the two: http://www.barefeats.com/G4733.htm ...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 5, 2001 at 07:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
According to this site, theres a new firewire... 295 Views / 2 Replies  
According to this site, theres a new firewire case out thats a lot faster than the old ones. The case is from Granite Digital.

Here's the site: http://www.barefeats.com/fire14.htm

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 5, 2001 at 07:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
It really depends on what model your friend's... 438 Views / 2 Replies  
It really depends on what model your friend's Presario is...
If it's not one of those brand new Pentium 4 systems or a newer Pentium III system it should work

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Mar 5, 2001 at 07:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know of any Mac sound cards that have... 326 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know of any Mac sound cards that have optical out...when it comes out, the soundblaster live card from creative might. I don't think you can get anything for powerbook though.

Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Jan 15, 2001 at 10:46 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I think there is a dreamcast emulator for PC, but... 411 Views / 8 Replies  
I think there is a dreamcast emulator for PC, but I haven't heard of a PS2 one yet. I doubt that the PC dreamcast one works at decent speeds yet though...

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Nov 13, 2000 at 04:57 PM, in Gaming
Ca$h has a good point here....Like a lot of other... 462 Views / 14 Replies  
Ca$h has a good point here....Like a lot of other people, I was looking forward to Driver on the Mac. Whoever is porting it better be doing a good job because if it is the same as the PC version but...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Oct 11, 2000 at 09:22 PM, in Gaming
MPEG 4 is some type of hacked version of MS's... 448 Views / 1 Replies  
MPEG 4 is some type of hacked version of MS's MPEG4 "codec", I think...

Try the Divx ;-) player.
http://mac.divx.st/

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Oct 10, 2000 at 06:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You might have tried this already, but maybe you... 303 Views / 5 Replies  
You might have tried this already, but maybe you should try restoring software from your system CD after erasing your HD...
I don't know if this is possible if the machine ejects CDs the moment they...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 23, 2000 at 10:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Anything higher than 800 X 600 on that 12" iBook... 316 Views / 9 Replies  
Anything higher than 800 X 600 on that 12" iBook screen is just too small to work with. To get the best choice in screen resolution and size, you could buy a used G4/400 off the net and get a VGA...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 23, 2000 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
I read somewhere that some other update to... 366 Views / 8 Replies  
I read somewhere that some other update to original iMac DVs/DVSEs fixed that problem....I think it was the audio update (?).

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 23, 2000 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
Get the Radeon...if you play any games in the... 372 Views / 12 Replies  
Get the Radeon...if you play any games in the future, you'll be pretty unhappy with the Rage 128 ("pro"). 2D will be slightly faster, but as iPad said, you won't see too much of a difference. 3D...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 23, 2000 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Your current processor (the 350 mhz G3) is a ZIF... 339 Views / 6 Replies  
Your current processor (the 350 mhz G3) is a ZIF processor...if you buy a G3/500 ZIF, it will be the exact same thing as your current one except 150 mhz faster (i think...). It *should* run OS X...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 23, 2000 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
I think the Mac OS recognizes all IDE drives on... 294 Views / 5 Replies  
I think the Mac OS recognizes all IDE drives on PCI cards as SCSI, regardless of what card you're using. I don't know about your other two questions...
Try this site: Xlr8 Your Mac...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 23, 2000 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
I made a disk image of my UT CD so I wouldn't... 1,946 Views / 12 Replies  
I made a disk image of my UT CD so I wouldn't have to wait for it to spin up every single time I finished a game or level. It also seems to load faster that way. Starcraft doesn't work with images...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 22, 2000 at 11:06 PM, in Gaming
If you really want to speed up your B & W, get at... 339 Views / 6 Replies  
If you really want to speed up your B & W, get at least 256 MB total (more never hurts), a ZIF processor upgrade to 466 or 500 mhz and then a Voodoo 5 or Radeon. I've heard that Fly! takes a lot of...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 21, 2000 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah I'd have to agree with Ca$h...OpenGL sucks. ... 478 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah I'd have to agree with Ca$h...OpenGL sucks. Glide gave me much better performance on my Voodoo 3 2000 card in 4x4 evo.

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 21, 2000 at 09:45 PM, in Gaming
I don't have a DVD-ROM drive on my computer, but... 458 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't have a DVD-ROM drive on my computer, but did you mean to say Command-Shift-3? That is to take a normal screenshot of the screen. I don't know what option command 3 does...

-Blakhawkg3
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 20, 2000 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Answers that I know: 4. I don't think ActiveX... 296 Views / 3 Replies  
Answers that I know:
4. I don't think ActiveX is supported in the Mac version of IE...Try VPC (yeah I know its slow)

5. Not right now, but if Mot/IBM find a way to make the G4 use less power and...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 19, 2000 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm using a 64 MB PC-100 SDRAM DIMM and the... 415 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm using a 64 MB PC-100 SDRAM DIMM and the original 64 MB chip in my Beige G3 tower right now, so I guess PC-133 mixed with something else would be ok. Try asking in the forum at...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 16, 2000 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
OS 9.0.4 might have some multiprocessing... 286 Views / 2 Replies  
OS 9.0.4 might have some multiprocessing code/optimization in it, but OS X Final will have full support for them.
Software has to be written to take advantage of the second processor. There...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 16, 2000 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not sure if it'll work in your older G4... 424 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not sure if it'll work in your older G4 (non-gigabit ethernet), but maybe you could buy the Radeon upgrade kit from the Apple Store. That's supposed to have a VGA and ADC connector on it.
...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 16, 2000 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
CNET article ... 722 Views / 10 Replies  
CNET article
http://www.gamecenter.com/Hardware/Roundup/3dcage/?st.gc.ha.b

In this link, the Geforce 2 GTS 64 MB doesn't seem too far behind the Radeon at 1600 X 1200...
...
Posted by Blakhawkg3, on Sep 16, 2000 at 04:28 PM, in Gaming
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