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Good advise by all. As an above poster... 1,883 Views / 22 Replies  
Good advise by all. As an above poster mentioned, you might also think about taking glucosamine, which can be purchased at most health/suppliment stores (think GNC, Vitamine Shoppe,...
Posted by wuzup101, on Nov 17, 2006 at 06:48 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's definitely the 15" in the video... 743 Views / 16 Replies  
That's definitely the 15" in the video...
Posted by wuzup101, on Nov 17, 2006 at 06:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, I'm hoping that apple goes to something... 1,085 Views / 10 Replies  
Actually, I'm hoping that apple goes to something like a carbon fiber shell on their next PB line. My PB (purchased in the summer of 2004) does show a decent amount of wear (though it's still a...
Posted by wuzup101, on Nov 16, 2006 at 05:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
QFT safewear is a great deal IMHO. I wouldn't... 101,383 Views / 21 Replies  
QFT safewear is a great deal IMHO. I wouldn't think of using a reasonably expensive computer without it (or bringing any computer to college w/o it). **** happens... occasionally beer finds its...
Posted by wuzup101, on Sep 7, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 1.5ghz Al book gets fairly warm on the bottom,... 3,786 Views / 34 Replies  
My 1.5ghz Al book gets fairly warm on the bottom, but never hot enough to burn my knees if I'm wearing shorts. The big question is... what kind of power program are you using while the notebook is...
Posted by wuzup101, on Sep 7, 2006 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Indeed.... MANY college students have top of the... 15,697 Views / 224 Replies  
Indeed.... MANY college students have top of the line notebooks. When compared with the cost of going to many good schools, a decked out MBP doesn't seem that expensive. I'd say the vast majority...
Posted by wuzup101, on Sep 7, 2006 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hum... and my v600 is starting to fritz out on... 1,647 Views / 6 Replies  
Hum... and my v600 is starting to fritz out on me... probably time to pick up another moto phone. Hopefully cingular will be getting um and I'll be in for a nice discount from that base price of...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jul 27, 2006 at 06:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
USB overdrive with Logitech G5 mouse 1,322 Views / 0 Replies  
Alright, so my logitech MX510 died on me yesterday and I picked up a G5 at the campus computer store for a good price ($45). I knew off the bat that logitech didn't support OSX with the G5 like they...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jun 20, 2006 at 03:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What type of logitech mouse are you using? I had... 998 Views / 11 Replies  
What type of logitech mouse are you using? I had an MX 510 that just recently died on me yesterday, I've since removed all the logitech driver software for that mouse and installed USB overdrive for...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jun 20, 2006 at 03:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would definitely buy an apple 10.4" notebook... 17,890 Views / 89 Replies  
I would definitely buy an apple 10.4" notebook without an optical drive as described above. I have both portable HDDs and portable DL DVD burners. This would be a great little notebook to carry...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jun 18, 2006 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm actually considering buying the lowest end... 4,651 Views / 79 Replies  
I'm actually considering buying the lowest end macbook to use as a portable so that I can leave my 15" Al powerbook at home. However, the macbook doesn't seem that much smaller than my Al book, I...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jun 18, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This thread is getting kinda funny. It started... 2,819 Views / 85 Replies  
This thread is getting kinda funny. It started with some (probably) factual data showing the percentage of people in the US who had dial-up. However, this is a poor argument for the inclusion of a...
Posted by wuzup101, on Apr 26, 2006 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hit the gym :) waiting for a 13" myself! 1,479 Views / 13 Replies  
Hit the gym :)

waiting for a 13" myself!
Posted by wuzup101, on Apr 26, 2006 at 12:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone? Anyone at all? 420 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone? Anyone at all?
Posted by wuzup101, on Apr 24, 2006 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So I had to send my PB into Apple again 420 Views / 1 Replies  
So about 2 weeks ago my 1.5ghz 15" powerbook randomly kernel panicked at about 7am just after I had finished finishing some long drawn out course work (thank god I saved it to a web drive). I talked...
Posted by wuzup101, on Apr 19, 2006 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll tell you that I went from a desktop that I... 979 Views / 16 Replies  
I'll tell you that I went from a desktop that I built w/ an AMD "barton" XP 2500+ that was overclocked to 3200+ speeds (see sig) and I didn't notice any speed decrease.... that and the mac OS lets me...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 28, 2006 at 02:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah $1000 is a good price for that machine. I... 979 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah $1000 is a good price for that machine. I bought almost the same machine (less superdrive but with 128mb vram and 512mb that I upgraded to 2gb later) 1.5 years ago for $2100 with the ADC...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 27, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yup, IIRC this was changed in tiger. I updated... 809 Views / 13 Replies  
Yup, IIRC this was changed in tiger. I updated right when it came out, which was a little while ago, but I seem to remember the menu bar was slightly changed (the apple logo also looks different I...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 21, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have purchased both a 1gb stick of kingmax... 849 Views / 15 Replies  
I have purchased both a 1gb stick of kingmax pc2700 (cl2.5) and a 1gb stick of gigaram pc2700 (cl2.5) from newegg and both work flawlessly. The latter was purchased about a week ago for $100.
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 21, 2006 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have one of the newer powerbooks that uses... 807 Views / 10 Replies  
Do you have one of the newer powerbooks that uses DDR2 ram or one of the older ones with DDR. I have the latter, and I've purchased both of my 1gb sticks from newegg. One is kingmax branded and the...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 21, 2006 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it's any repairs within a year of... 488 Views / 6 Replies  
I think it's any repairs within a year of purchase but you only get phone support for 3 months for free. But if you call them about a hardware problem (IE: not something that you're just doing...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 21, 2006 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've seen very similar desks at staples/office... 411 Views / 2 Replies  
I've seen very similar desks at staples/office max around here... might want to check into those sort of places. You probably won't find that exact one, but they do have some nice big desks that...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 21, 2006 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm just asking because I know I dropped my... 1,556 Views / 20 Replies  
I'm just asking because I know I dropped my powerbook on the front corner and it caused a similar dent around the optical drive. The thing was it was while I was sitting down and the powerbook was...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 21, 2006 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The question is, how did you not notice it when... 1,556 Views / 20 Replies  
The question is, how did you not notice it when you put it in your bag upon leaving the hotel? That's a pretty sizeable mark, it doesn't even seem like the powerbook would close without some...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 21, 2006 at 02:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm sure it would be fairly easy to make it... 641 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm sure it would be fairly easy to make it active all the time via something in settings or command line even if it wasn't. Others would probably know more about this than I would, but it seems...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 19, 2006 at 11:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
An extra usb port would be awesome across the... 1,753 Views / 21 Replies  
An extra usb port would be awesome across the line. I often find myself having to use my trackpad because I only have 2 usb ports. I have a hub at my desk, but I'm not about to unplug it and bring...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 19, 2006 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a sonica theater hooked up to my logitech... 465 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a sonica theater hooked up to my logitech z5500 system and it works great. The newer powerbooks with the optical out could be hooked up to such speakers with an optical cable alone. The...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 19, 2006 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not if they make the default "spatially... 1,324 Views / 26 Replies  
Not if they make the default "spatially sensitive" buttons both do the same thing. Having to few buttons is a problem for some. Having too many buttons that can both be mapped to do the same thing...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 19, 2006 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a dell... that's it's favorite place. I'm... 753 Views / 4 Replies  
It's a dell... that's it's favorite place. I'm sure it will still develop a fan issue in it's lifetime... maybe this time from lack of use. It's common knowledge that the fans dell uses in their...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 18, 2006 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehe... 19"... I so would never bitch at apple... 1,753 Views / 21 Replies  
Hehe... 19"... I so would never bitch at apple again if that machine existed :) Probably/hopefully will see a 13/15/17 inch widescrean product line... they have to get rid of the 12 and make it...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 18, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
madmanXwater, Completely agree with... 4,723 Views / 65 Replies  
madmanXwater,

Completely agree with everything you said. It all comes down to real world performance. I didn't mean to be comming off as a G5 hater in any way, it's a great chip, and if I had...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 18, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know this is going to sound kinda harsh... but... 4,723 Views / 65 Replies  
I know this is going to sound kinda harsh... but why do you think they would be putting core duo's in powermac work stations? I'm not an expert, and I don't claim to be, but it would seem more...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 18, 2006 at 05:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's actually a very good question, as I use... 753 Views / 4 Replies  
That's actually a very good question, as I use the Cisco VPN client daily. I'd also be very interested in knowing if it will work with the intel macs when they first are released with emulation. I...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 17, 2006 at 11:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehe... glad to see that apple got the medial... 391 Views / 1 Replies  
Hehe... glad to see that apple got the medial device covered :) Smart people they have working for them! Would be awesome to see this in a future power book.
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 16, 2006 at 05:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would buy off of newegg.com also. As for what... 894 Views / 8 Replies  
I would buy off of newegg.com also. As for what drive, WD, Maxtor, and Segate all make good drives. IMHO you can't go wrong with any of them. You're always going to find people that had problems...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 16, 2006 at 04:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I'd say the little bit of a speed increase... 670 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, I'd say the little bit of a speed increase you might see in some benchmarks with dual channel isn't worth dropping to 2x512. I would stick with the 1gb stick and then add another 1gb stick at...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 16, 2006 at 04:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have applecare (or is the machine still... 433 Views / 4 Replies  
Do you have applecare (or is the machine still under warranty?). I would definitely give apple a call if noone can answer your question in the forums in short order.
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 16, 2006 at 04:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As a college student here in the states I would... 1,232 Views / 10 Replies  
As a college student here in the states I would have no problems recomending the current powerbook. However, since there is a MacBook Pro, and the cost is about the same, if I were personally buying...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 16, 2006 at 04:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The thing is, an internal drive will increase day... 1,762 Views / 27 Replies  
The thing is, an internal drive will increase day to day speed as the HDD speed is a bottleneck. An external HDD can add great amounts of space at very little cost - just bought a 250gb external for...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 16, 2006 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehe... I have to ask... was this accidental... 554 Views / 5 Replies  
Hehe... I have to ask... was this accidental dammage? Or was it clearly not an accident? I would definitely check out your home owners insurance. I know the insurance that my parents have (I'm...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 16, 2006 at 03:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Not to change the topic of this thread, but does... 1,371 Views / 30 Replies  
Not to change the topic of this thread, but does anyone know if safeware insurance covers dents and such. I ask because I do have safeware and I dropped my pb a while ago (while in a sleave case)...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 15, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehe, I must be the only person that actually... 3,028 Views / 34 Replies  
Hehe, I must be the only person that actually thinks the Dell displays are asthetically very decent looking. I have to admit they don't look as pretty as the apple displays, but for the price they...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 13, 2006 at 07:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I personally like a relatively quiet short throw... 599 Views / 14 Replies  
I personally like a relatively quiet short throw keyboard with decent sized keys. I love my powerbook keyboard, and it definitely is one of the best I've ever used. I do like the standard apple...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 13, 2006 at 06:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Definitely go for it if you can afford it - for... 1,283 Views / 21 Replies  
Definitely go for it if you can afford it - for no other reason besides future proofing yourself. If you're planning on using dual monitors, especially if your external LCD has a high resolution,...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 12, 2006 at 09:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This reminds me I have to cancel my WoW account... 1,512 Views / 15 Replies  
This reminds me I have to cancel my WoW account for a bit as I'm not using it. Great game blizzard, I would love to play it more, but don't you worry I'll be back with my MacBook Pro next year! :)
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:38 AM, in Gaming
Hum, I've never noticed much of a slowdown while... 530 Views / 10 Replies  
Hum, I've never noticed much of a slowdown while burning DVDs over firewire or transfering large video files to my external HDD via usb2.0. They probably are there, I just never seemed to notice.
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:12 AM, in Mac OS X
If you buy an actual copy of tiger (not the one... 570 Views / 5 Replies  
If you buy an actual copy of tiger (not the one that comes with a new machine) it should install on any machine capeable of running it (IE: meeting the minimum specs). I have copies of both 10.3 and...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, the 15" is the medium... and it was the... 685 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, the 15" is the medium... and it was the first for the G4. If they could only release one machine the 15" would defintely be the one (unless they did a radical design change that they wanted to...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 11, 2006 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To tell you the truth, they probably could... 570 Views / 14 Replies  
To tell you the truth, they probably could discount the price a bit and offer a machine without an OS or with Windows with the costs built in. This might drop all prices in general as they would...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 11, 2006 at 12:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
For the build quality alone the thinkpads aren't... 780 Views / 22 Replies  
For the build quality alone the thinkpads aren't overpriced. Some, like myself, like the simple black design. By far it's the best PC notebook line for most users (gamers aside). I would...
Posted by wuzup101, on Jan 10, 2006 at 11:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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