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I've been waiting patiently for the release of... 974 Views / 9 Replies  
I've been waiting patiently for the release of new Cinema Displays. My 23" was working fine. However, for the past 2 years I've dreamed of owning a 30". I've gone into the store several times,...
Posted by Brian Live, on Feb 26, 2008 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
You can mock-up your screen with the new Aurora... 3,955 Views / 41 Replies  
You can mock-up your screen with the new Aurora Borealis wallpaper now if you'd like...

http://imacmotion.deviantart.com/art/Leopard-Space-63365295

:)
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 16, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Where as they already begin with "." shouldn't... 332 Views / 7 Replies  
Where as they already begin with "." shouldn't they already be invisible? Which brings me to; How would I go about making them invisible again?
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 12, 2007 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, new hardrive is in and working great.... 332 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok, new hardrive is in and working great. However, on the new hardrive are some files (.var, .tmp, etc.) I'd like to get rid of these, but I've read that you shouldn't. Is there a way to swap these...
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 12, 2007 at 09:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ok, cool. Thanks BM. If anyone stumbles upon... 332 Views / 7 Replies  
Ok, cool. Thanks BM.

If anyone stumbles upon this topic in search, I did find these directions written by a poster in the Apple Discussion forums:
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 10, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyone have a link to a nice little walk-through? 332 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone have a link to a nice little walk-through?
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 10, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
PowerMac G5 Hardrive replacement questions.. 332 Views / 7 Replies  
Today I'll be receiving my new Western Digital 500 GB SATA hardrive. I'll be replacing the original 250GB drive the PowerMac G5 came with.

I would like to use the new 500GB drive as the main HD...
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 10, 2007 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Right, like I said, it will be used almost solely... 531 Views / 20 Replies  
Right, like I said, it will be used almost solely for surfing the web, Email and word processing.

Seems to be a good price compared to most I've seen on CL and eBay. I guess I'm just looking for...
Posted by Brian Live, on Aug 21, 2007 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
Help! Should I Buy a.... 531 Views / 20 Replies  
iMac G4 (sunflower style)
17" wide screen display
60gig Hard drive
800Mhz processor
512 Ram
Superdrive

$400.

As a birthday present for my mother. She has a PC right now which gives her...
Posted by Brian Live, on Aug 21, 2007 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
less than 5 minutes total time before I was... 2,648 Views / 127 Replies  
less than 5 minutes total time before I was playing around with it.
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 30, 2007 at 12:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I got an 8GB. Fantastic so far! 4,451 Views / 109 Replies  
I got an 8GB. Fantastic so far!
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 30, 2007 at 12:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry, I posted this as its own topic a couple... 2,895 Views / 52 Replies  
Sorry, I posted this as its own topic a couple minutes ago, I hadn't realized there was already a topic going for "in-line". Mods please delete my previou topic.

Good amount of people here at the...
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 29, 2007 at 05:45 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
In-Line @ Apple Store - Rockingham 350 Views / 2 Replies  
Good amount of people here at the Salem store. In the last 30 minutes or so I'd say 25 new people have got in line. Everyone in-line is super friendly, good atmosphere. I took a couple of pictures...
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 29, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I would prefer the 4GB and save a $100. Both are... 3,129 Views / 93 Replies  
I would prefer the 4GB and save a $100. Both are way too small for my iTunes collection, so it will used primarily for "travel music" on a plane, etc. The iPod portion is just gravy to me.
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 29, 2007 at 10:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Don't you know you're supposed to decorate your... 1,927 Views / 11 Replies  
Don't you know you're supposed to decorate your home to match the aesthetics of your Mac, not your Mac to match your home? ;)
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 11, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The features that were shown were pretty cool,... 988 Views / 52 Replies  
The features that were shown were pretty cool, although some were a rehash. I'm still looking forward to Leopard, but yeah... I was hoping for "more".

The Apple fan base has grown so much in...
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 11, 2007 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
I almost went there to get mine after work, but I... 8,993 Views / 148 Replies  
I almost went there to get mine after work, but I decided to head up to Salem, NH. No sales tax. :)
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 6, 2007 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, my mistake. When I was in the Apple Store... 8,993 Views / 148 Replies  
Sorry, my mistake. When I was in the Apple Store yesturday, the employee told me only the 15" models had shipped.
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 6, 2007 at 04:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think the new 17" MBPs are available at... 8,993 Views / 148 Replies  
I don't think the new 17" MBPs are available at any of the Apple Stores just yet.
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 6, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I picked up my new 15" last night at the Apple... 8,993 Views / 148 Replies  
I picked up my new 15" last night at the Apple Store. The screen is super bright compared to my old G4 PowerBook. It looks incredible. The back lit keyboard looks slightly different, not a "bright...
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 6, 2007 at 10:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. :stick: However, I'm at work,... 2,655 Views / 80 Replies  
Thanks. :stick:

However, I'm at work, that's why I asked.
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does anyone know if these new models are... 2,655 Views / 80 Replies  
Does anyone know if these new models are available at the brick & mortar Apple Stores, today?
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll be heading to the Apple Store after work to... 2,655 Views / 80 Replies  
I'll be heading to the Apple Store after work to pick one up. :D
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 5, 2007 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple TV, through a wall? 1,149 Views / 5 Replies  
I have recently moved into a new apartment where I have all of my components on one side of the wall in the wash room, and my plasma TV on the wall in the living room. Imagine all of the components...
Posted by Brian Live, on Jun 4, 2007 at 11:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Looking for an L-Shaped Desk 1,123 Views / 6 Replies  
I have been searching high and low for the ultimate "L-shaped" desk. It will be used for my PowerMac G5, 23" ACD, etc. I'd like something either, gray, black or bleached wood. The front of the desk...
Posted by Brian Live, on May 22, 2007 at 11:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I just sold my 1.67GHz PowerBook, so I'm going to... 14,027 Views / 69 Replies  
I just sold my 1.67GHz PowerBook, so I'm going to try and hold out a month or so and wait to see if the new MBPs are released on 6/11. It's going to be a long 30 days, but I use my G5 PowerMac for...
Posted by Brian Live, on May 13, 2007 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, it really isn't all that old. I purchased... 385 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, it really isn't all that old. I purchased it in November of '05.
Posted by Brian Live, on May 13, 2007 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just sold my 1.67GHz through Craig's List. Got... 385 Views / 9 Replies  
I just sold my 1.67GHz through Craig's List. Got a bunch of offers. However, I went with what seemed to be the safest offer (cash in hand). I got $900 for it to put towards my new MBP that I'll be...
Posted by Brian Live, on May 13, 2007 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Does anyone know where I can find the above... 1,077,827 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Does anyone know where I can find the above screensaver. The 9031.com site seems to be down. Or maybe if you wouldn't mind Emailing me the file, I'd very much appreciate it! Thanks in advance. PM me...
Posted by Brian Live, on Nov 8, 2006 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I spoke with AppleCare again yesturday. I was... 391 Views / 4 Replies  
I spoke with AppleCare again yesturday. I was told that the repair had been completed. and would be shipping out sometime today. I'm still not positive if my display has been repaired or replaced,...
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 17, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Issues with APPLE CARE for my 20" ACD 391 Views / 4 Replies  
So, I dropped off my 20" Cinema Display at the Apple Store (Burlington) on Friday October 7th. I dropped it off for a couple of issues I was having with the display itself. There were a few bright...
Posted by Brian Live, on Oct 15, 2006 at 02:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just thought I'd post my experience... After... 3,572 Views / 119 Replies  
Just thought I'd post my experience...

After reading about the battery recall I went on the Apple support site, at approx 9PM EST, filled in all of my information for the battery & computer serial...
Posted by Brian Live, on Aug 26, 2006 at 01:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's a couple quick pictures of my setup. ... 467,368 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Here's a couple quick pictures of my setup.

Shown:
Powermac G5/Dual 2GHz/2.5 GB RAM,
20" Apple Cinema Display
60 GB iPod with Video
MS Wireless Laser Mouse 6000
HP PSC 1510

Not Shown:
Posted by Brian Live, on Aug 11, 2006 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
I purchased the D-Link Bluetooth Adaptor at the... 1,000 Views / 11 Replies  
I purchased the D-Link Bluetooth Adaptor at the Apple Store. I bought it to use with my Bluetooth Apple Keyboard. However, every day or so I get a "Connection Lost" message.

After about 30 seconds...
Posted by Brian Live, on Mar 27, 2006 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
j'anlee, I'm curious. What kind of externam adhr... 467,368 Views / 1,145 Replies  
j'anlee, I'm curious. What kind of externam adhr drive is that next to the PM? It looks fantastic with it.
Posted by Brian Live, on Mar 26, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hahaha, I knew that would be coming as soon as I... 905 Views / 12 Replies  
Hahaha, I knew that would be coming as soon as I hit the "Submit" button. :lol:
Posted by Brian Live, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding Bluetooth to a Power Mac 1,000 Views / 11 Replies  
Anyone done it? Have suggestions?
Posted by Brian Live, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding Bluetooth to a Power Mac 905 Views / 12 Replies  
Anyone done it? Have suggestions?
Posted by Brian Live, on Mar 14, 2006 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the info, much appreciated. 554 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the info, much appreciated.
Posted by Brian Live, on Mar 3, 2006 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Desktops
Does upgrading your Powermac's RAM void the warranty? 554 Views / 5 Replies  
I plan on buying a new G5 in the nbext few days, however when upgrading the RAM it's MUCH cheaper to go through one of the on-line memory websites rather than get it at the Apple Store. However, I'm...
Posted by Brian Live, on Mar 2, 2006 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Got a new Powerbook, need some help 293 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey everyone, I am a recent switcher. I bought a Mac Mini this past summer and love it! Today I decided to pick up a new Powerbook, I have run into a couple questions/problems.

I would like to...
Posted by Brian Live, on Dec 1, 2005 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hiding all the wires does help the aesthetics of... 1,077,827 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hiding all the wires does help the aesthetics of your set-up quite a bit. Great work!

I wish I could do the same thing, but with a glass-top desk, it makes it hard to hide almost anything.
Posted by Brian Live, on Nov 29, 2005 at 03:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! I appreciate all the info. 480 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks! I appreciate all the info.
Posted by Brian Live, on Nov 29, 2005 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I have the hacked version of FrontRow... 116,325 Views / 401 Replies  
Yeah, I have the hacked version of FrontRow running on my Mini. You can find it for download pretty easily if you do some searching. It's amazing! Now all I need is Photobooth! ;)
Posted by Brian Live, on Nov 29, 2005 at 03:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks! I actually hadn't realized that. I just... 116,325 Views / 401 Replies  
Thanks! I actually hadn't realized that. I just fixed them.
Posted by Brian Live, on Nov 28, 2005 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://static.flickr.com/28/67833092_a6e1143208.jp... 116,325 Views / 401 Replies  
http://static.flickr.com/28/67833092_a6e1143208.jpg

http://static.flickr.com/28/67833090_cf40230ec2.jpg

Mac Mini 1.44 GHz, 20" Apple Cinema Display, Harmon Kardon Sound Sticks 2, iPod with...
Posted by Brian Live, on Nov 28, 2005 at 03:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
Powerbook display & dimness 480 Views / 6 Replies  
I am considering dumping my Sony Vaio laptop in favor of a 15" Powerbook. I have noticed from looking at the screens in the Apple Store and Powerbooks that belong to friends of mine, that the display...
Posted by Brian Live, on Nov 27, 2005 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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