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upgrading old candy imac 503 Views / 7 Replies  
so i found this old imac, one of those candy bubble drop looking ones. its blue and has a cd slot loading component (where you stick the cd in and doesn't have a tray that comes out). im not sure on...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Jan 21, 2005 at 12:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
alright everyone, check this out i... 724 Views / 15 Replies  
alright everyone,

check this out

i posted a thread over at the ibook forum asking if anyone wants to switch keys. maybe we can wait a week and see how many people are interested.

if you're...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 11, 2002 at 04:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Want Free Black Colored Keys For Your Dual Usb Ibook's Keyboard? It's A Cool Mod! 655 Views / 3 Replies  
hey everyone

some of us over at the powerbook forum were talking about switching our keyboard keys to white. i guess the dual usb ibook's keys fits on titanium powerbooks (and vice versa)
...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 11, 2002 at 04:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
how do you guys know the keys will fit? dee 724 Views / 15 Replies  
how do you guys know the keys will fit?

dee
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 11, 2002 at 04:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sorry. didn't mean apple hard drives - i mean the... 899 Views / 22 Replies  
sorry. didn't mean apple hard drives - i mean the stock ones they come with. whatever brand they are - they're the worst kind.

so anyone use the ibm travelstars gn and gnx? ive heard they're much...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 11, 2002 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DEBATE: IBM Travelstar 40GN vs. IBM Travelstar 40GNX - which is better? 899 Views / 22 Replies  
alright everyone,

to quiet down my noisy apple hard drive, i think i'm going to switch into an ibm travelstar gn or gnx. however, i'm not sure which to get. does anyone own any of these? if so:
...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 10, 2002 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hey saku and troll, you both are talking... 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
hey saku and troll,

you both are talking about the deskstar right?

are people getting that clack and click with the travelstar? is it that loud? ive heard some people say its real quiet...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 10, 2002 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
only in os x huh? what os x version do you... 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
only in os x huh?

what os x version do you have?

maybe this will be fixed under jaguar.

oh - and to lgobyte - reason why i'd never switch to pcs: i'd have double my problems on pcs and it...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 10, 2002 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
even if it could be - i dont see how you could... 724 Views / 15 Replies  
even if it could be - i dont see how you could get the keys. you'd have to either buy a ibook or steal them from some store's display laptop that they put out - which is not only tough to do, but...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 10, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i was never a laptop person. i agree with the... 704 Views / 6 Replies  
i was never a laptop person. i agree with the above misconceptions about laptops.

i can't say i'm 100% happy with my powerbook, but if i had to make the decision all over again, i would still...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 10, 2002 at 04:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
now that you have them off, be sure to use a... 470 Views / 8 Replies  
now that you have them off, be sure to use a piece of paper to cover your keyboard when you close your comp. this protects the screen.

dee
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 05:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yea, a year i STRONGLY recommend applecare.... 364 Views / 3 Replies  
yea, a year

i STRONGLY recommend applecare. this powerbook thing can screw up about twice a year, and without apple care, it would be a pain

dee
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ive had an enormous amount of experience with... 364 Views / 3 Replies  
ive had an enormous amount of experience with applecare (well kinda - ive sent it in four times, more than i'd like to)

they will definitely fix that.

BUT

before you send it in, i would go...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
geez - it clicks that often? that would seem... 839 Views / 9 Replies  
geez - it clicks that often?

that would seem it could get kind of annoying as well.

at least with my drive, you can't hear the whine if you've got some soft background noise (which usually...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 06:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
by the way, when talking about your travelstar... 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
by the way, when talking about your travelstar drive, please indicate if you're talking about a gn or gnx. thanks
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 05:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hm - good info troll. thanks so you dont get... 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
hm - good info troll. thanks

so you dont get a clicking on your hard drive/ travelstar? if you do, is it once a minute? often? rarely?

dee
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 05:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i agree with lenz. if someone asked me today what... 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
i agree with lenz. if someone asked me today what type of comp to buy, i would still say apple, but would admit its not a flawless company. despit that, it is still the best one out of the crap that...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 05:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
what? it came with ibm travelstars? reallllyy? ... 839 Views / 9 Replies  
what? it came with ibm travelstars? reallllyy?

wow.

and what do you mean by accessing? everytime you pull up something from the hard drive? isn't that all the time when you work on a comp?
...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 01:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i've heard there are two kinds of apple whines ... 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
i've heard there are two kinds of apple whines

one coming from your hard drive and another coming from your screen

god save the person who has both.

mine comes from my hard drive. reason why...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mine hardly comes on. only after i've been on for... 823 Views / 17 Replies  
mine hardly comes on. only after i've been on for about 7 or 8 hours straight with the screen at the highest bright level.

or when i play dvds. but then im usually having ear headphones, so i...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
when will we finally get keyborg for powerbook titaniums? 724 Views / 15 Replies  
god i wish i had white keys. they get dirtier i know - but it would look really cool - especially with me having the new white mouse.

whats up with keyborg?? when are they going to come out with...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
e b a y ! :) 579 Views / 10 Replies  
e b a y !

:)
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 01:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
whatever you do - just act as if it was a sudden... 586 Views / 6 Replies  
whatever you do - just act as if it was a sudden failure and that you did *nothing* to it. that way apple will take care of it for you. i know many people who've dropped their apples and had them...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
forgot to also ask: so how did you transfer... 839 Views / 9 Replies  
forgot to also ask:

so how did you transfer all the info on your hard drive to your new hard drive? do you just connect the other hard drive in, format it, and then transfer all the info over?...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 12:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
that literally happens to me everytime i go to... 285 Views / 2 Replies  
that literally happens to me everytime i go to sleep. thats why i dont let my computer sleep anymore

99% of the macs i find have that prob. then again, it is only with people i know with os 9
...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
white paper works great for me. i wanted to get... 602 Views / 5 Replies  
white paper works great for me. i wanted to get this:

http://www.id-ee.co.jp/go/BM4/bm4.html

but i couldn't find it anywhere. it seems to be only available in japan.

to imitate that, i've...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hush Quiet Hard Drive? IBM Travelstar 40GNX Disk Drives? 839 Views / 9 Replies  
My hard drive whines. See post "Boycott Apple . . ."

Has anyone replaced their hard drive with an IBM Travelstar 40GNX Disk Drive? I'm looking at the 20 gigger. It's 5400 rpm though - will it suck...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 12:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
wow - thanks for the info!! seriously big help ... 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
wow - thanks for the info!! seriously big help

i definitely will do that. i'll look for a service center tomorrow. i'd like to get this thing fixed soon. i feel like i'm walking with a time bomb...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 9, 2002 at 12:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Timbuk2 rocks 1,032 Views / 16 Replies  
I have a Timbuk2. It rocks. I originally got a color that I didn't like. they allowed me to return it and get a new one - GREAT customer service.

The thing is amazing protection. HOWEVER, you...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 8, 2002 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Boycott Apple For Crappy Service & Products!!! 1,219 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm so pissed off.

My Powerbook is making a ridiculous whine right above the trackpad - where the hard drive is located. It's seriously unbearable.

It gets louder every month. At night, when...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 8, 2002 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help! Cd burning . . . 277 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a Powerbook Ti G4 and I got the CD burner that comes for free.

When I pop in a blank CD and try to burn a copy, a window pops up and says "This CD is not formatted, would you like to format...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Oct 12, 2001 at 06:34 PM, in Applications
Can't "format" CD & burn 383 Views / 0 Replies  
Ok - this is really 1st grade stuff, so I'm sorry.

I'm on a Tibook G4 and I just got that Firewire CD burner drive. I'm using Disk Burner and when I pop in a blank CD and put the CD I want to...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Sep 16, 2001 at 03:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
haha. what a great quote. i love it. TiPBs... 395 Views / 11 Replies  
haha. what a great quote. i love it.

TiPBs cost 2500+ and up (for those of us who bought it a while back and have been around with it long enough to get the gunk under the keys). So thats like...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Sep 12, 2001 at 03:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, and the DVD player sucks - you have to shove... 938 Views / 55 Replies  
Oh, and the DVD player sucks - you have to shove CD/DVDs in. And the case alignment is off on all PBs. Lots of people get dead pixels and lastly, the speakers are worse than my AM radio.

...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Sep 12, 2001 at 03:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Geesh. Too many to name. Biggest peve? Check out... 938 Views / 55 Replies  
Geesh. Too many to name. Biggest peve? Check out the thread "Powerbook like iBook?" in this forum for Powerbooks. I just posted something there.

That and being paranoid this thing is giong to...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Sep 12, 2001 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
EXACT thing happened to me TWICE. i sent it to... 226 Views / 3 Replies  
EXACT thing happened to me TWICE. i sent it to apple and they took forever to fix it. when i got it back though i didnt have that prob again. too bad a lost a huge load of info the first time i got...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Sep 12, 2001 at 03:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MOSS ResEdit 326 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone screwed with ResEdit on their TiPB? I was thinking about putting in new start up screens. But its kind of a scary process cause I dont want to screw up my computer. Has anyone had any...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Sep 6, 2001 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MOSS ResEdit 252 Views / 6 Replies  
Has anyone screwed with ResEdit on their TiPB? I was thinking about putting in new start up screens. But its kind of a scary process cause I dont want to screw up my computer. Has anyone had any...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Sep 6, 2001 at 08:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
oh by the way, i dont see any rave reviews for... 395 Views / 6 Replies  
oh by the way, i dont see any rave reviews for your product like the cases on here get. i wonder why -

perhaps it because it costs 300 dollars for your bag and the bag offers little to no...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FIRST OFF, ITS PLAIN RUDE AND OBNOXIOUS TO SPAM... 395 Views / 6 Replies  
FIRST OFF, ITS PLAIN RUDE AND OBNOXIOUS TO SPAM THIS WHOLE SITE WITH YOUR ADVERTISEMENTS. YOU SEE THE BANNERS ABOVE? THATS THE SPACE FOR ADS - NOT IN MESSAGE BOARDS. PAY LIKE THE REST OF THE...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
whats up with the PCMCIA-card fan, does this... 296 Views / 6 Replies  
whats up with the PCMCIA-card fan, does this really help cool things down? can anyone recommend a specific PCMCIA-card fan?
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
does it void your warrantee? i know a lot of mods... 312 Views / 5 Replies  
does it void your warrantee? i know a lot of mods do. the only mod i have heard of that doesnt is that "handle" attachment people are putting on.
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
keyborg keyboard pb modification 312 Views / 5 Replies  
hey have you guys seen this:

digitalhipps.com

they sell these keyboard replacement keys. has anyone used them? i think the clear white ones would look cool on a pb g4. does this void my...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 06:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
by the way, are there any other things out there... 296 Views / 6 Replies  
by the way, are there any other things out there like the podium coolpad? it looks nice but i always like to compare beforei buy. anything else out there like this?

dee

[ 08-27-2001: Message...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 05:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
im on a g4 400. how do i crank down the speed?... 296 Views / 6 Replies  
im on a g4 400. how do i crank down the speed? are there any other ways to cool this thing down? thanks for the advice.

dee
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 05:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
overheating issue on pb g4s 296 Views / 6 Replies  
ive noticed my laptop gets crazy hot. im on it for about 12-13 hours a day (i have no life) and the thing almost burns through my desk. is this heating issue a prob? is it going to ruin the internal...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 27, 2001 at 04:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well that sucks to hear its not typical and i... 326 Views / 11 Replies  
well that sucks to hear its not typical and i just got a bum computer.

so how do i fix the battery latch?

and how do i check to see if my stuff is compatible?

you know what my buddy says?...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 12, 2001 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yea i tried osx but i think its really really... 326 Views / 11 Replies  
yea i tried osx but i think its really really slow on my computer for some reason. i checked the other posts and some other people said the same thing. to be honest, i dont like the interface either....
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 12, 2001 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I got the machine about - umm - two months... 326 Views / 11 Replies  
Well I got the machine about - umm - two months ago. First time around - yea it crashed a lot before I put anything on it. Then it crashed crashed - like couldnt find the OS. So I formatted the whole...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 12, 2001 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB Gripes...its worse than my PowerPC 326 Views / 11 Replies  
So about a month ago I get my PB G4 400. I have the typical gripes:

1. Battery falls out if so you much as touch it
2. DVDs and CDs wont go in unless you shove em in
3. The top base and bottom...
Posted by satyagrahanism, on Aug 12, 2001 at 05:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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