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Battery troubles... 443 Views / 5 Replies  
I have been tracking the maximum charge of my macbook pro's battery with the application coconut battery. However, I noticed a slightly disturbing trend:
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Posted by dndog, on Mar 18, 2007 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Someone is a little bitter. 2,789 Views / 43 Replies  
Someone is a little bitter.
Posted by dndog, on Mar 12, 2007 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have this exact same problem! What was... 486 Views / 3 Replies  
I have this exact same problem!

What was your resolution, xeeton?
Posted by dndog, on Feb 19, 2007 at 03:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Bump again. I am still interested in this... 12,413 Views / 9 Replies  
Bump again.

I am still interested in this (as are many other users).

Does anybody know?
Posted by dndog, on Feb 19, 2007 at 03:21 AM, in Applications
Screen Hinge Loose 536 Views / 0 Replies  
For some odd reason, my screen hinge on my MacBook Pro has become very loose. If I hold the keyboard at a 90 degree angle to the floor, the screen will flop shut.

It use to maintain its position...
Posted by dndog, on Feb 19, 2007 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can I use a Macbook Installation DVD on a Macbook Pro? 344 Views / 2 Replies  
Can I use a Macbook Installation DVD on a Macbook Pro? I would assume that OSX is the same on all of the installation DVD...
Posted by dndog, on Feb 17, 2007 at 11:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Anyone? I still can't get the previous solution... 12,413 Views / 9 Replies  
Anyone? I still can't get the previous solution to work.
Posted by dndog, on Nov 14, 2006 at 03:14 AM, in Applications
Why are Macs better for Graphic Design than WinPC's? 2,730 Views / 52 Replies  
I know that Macs are the computer of choice for graphics designers, but aren't programs like Photoshop readily avalible on PCs as well? What advantages do the Macs have over PCs when using...
Posted by dndog, on Nov 14, 2006 at 03:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Firefox. Adblock + Filter.g extensions make... 4,325 Views / 60 Replies  
Firefox.

Adblock + Filter.g extensions make it a no brainer. Safari doesn't have any adblocking extension that comes closes to this killer combination.
Posted by dndog, on Nov 4, 2006 at 12:03 AM, in Applications
I tried this out, and it didn't work. As soon as... 12,413 Views / 9 Replies  
I tried this out, and it didn't work. As soon as I disconnected the external and then reconnected it and opened iTunes, it could not find the movie files automatically despite the alias located in...
Posted by dndog, on Nov 4, 2006 at 12:01 AM, in Applications
Minimum partition size 2,329 Views / 1 Replies  
What is the best minimum partition size for a Windows XP partition on a 100gig hard drive? Is 5gigs too small to properly run windows?
Posted by dndog, on Nov 1, 2006 at 09:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yeah, come to think of it, I had Chax installed. ... 433 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, come to think of it, I had Chax installed. I upgraded it to the latest version and now my iChat works perfectly.

Thanks folks. :thumbsup:
Posted by dndog, on Nov 1, 2006 at 09:20 PM, in Applications
Yeah, thats exactly the problem I'm having. How... 433 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, thats exactly the problem I'm having. How can this be fixed?
Posted by dndog, on Oct 31, 2006 at 10:11 PM, in Applications
Does anyone have any ideas about how to fix this? 433 Views / 6 Replies  
Does anyone have any ideas about how to fix this?
Posted by dndog, on Oct 30, 2006 at 05:09 PM, in Applications
Anyone??? 12,413 Views / 9 Replies  
Anyone???
Posted by dndog, on Oct 30, 2006 at 05:09 PM, in Applications
Does god prefer the glossy or matte screen? 592 Views / 9 Replies  
Does god prefer the glossy or matte screen?
Posted by dndog, on Oct 29, 2006 at 10:34 PM, in Applications
Store iTunes videos on external, but music on internal drive 12,413 Views / 9 Replies  
How can I store my iTunes movies on my external drive but my music on the internal drive of my MBP?

I can't find a setting to change where iTunes finds its sources files...it always copies them...
Posted by dndog, on Oct 29, 2006 at 04:04 PM, in Applications
iChat troubles 433 Views / 6 Replies  
I have recently been having problems with quitting iChat. The program works fine during normal use, but when I try to quit it on my 15" MBP, it uses an entire core for about a minute before it...
Posted by dndog, on Oct 29, 2006 at 03:50 PM, in Applications
DCMA protects MacNN from the content that its... 697 Views / 11 Replies  
DCMA protects MacNN from the content that its users post.

They have nothing to worry about if someone mentions Wiretap Pro...:rolleyes:
Posted by dndog, on Oct 29, 2006 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Photobooth Buzzing 394 Views / 2 Replies  
I've had my MBP since February of this year and Apple has slowly fixed every problem I've had with it with the exception of cores buzzing unless Photobooth is on.

I know this has been beaten to...
Posted by dndog, on Sep 16, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How can I have quicktime not embed in Firefox? 853 Views / 12 Replies  
When I open mpeg movies in Firefox, quicktime embeds them in the browser, which does not allow me to resize the movie.

How can I make quicktime open it seperately as a program?

Thanks.
Posted by dndog, on Jun 11, 2006 at 12:58 AM, in Applications
Sticky: To nitpick just for a sec, "Intel Core Duo.... 1,096,784 Views / 4,110 Replies  
To nitpick just for a sec,

"Intel Core Duo. This revolutionary bit of technology is actually two processors built into a single chip..."

-Apple.com (http://www.apple.com/imac/intelcoreduo.html)...
Posted by dndog, on Jun 9, 2006 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone tried Optival RAM? 471 Views / 0 Replies  
I saw this great deal for 2gigs of ram on eBay and was wondering if anyone had past experiences with Optival Ram.
...
Posted by dndog, on Jun 6, 2006 at 10:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How long until its obsolete? 572 Views / 5 Replies  
How long until its obsolete?
Posted by dndog, on May 29, 2006 at 04:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How long should the RevA MBP last? 572 Views / 5 Replies  
Since the MBP is running on a brand new Intel Core Duo and has a decent graphics card, how long should its life be?
Posted by dndog, on May 27, 2006 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Expose that window and you get some weird... 1,101 Views / 16 Replies  
Expose that window and you get some weird results...
Posted by dndog, on May 22, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What is with this? Does Apple not really fix our... 598 Views / 7 Replies  
What is with this? Does Apple not really fix our computers when we send them in?

:thumbsdow
Posted by dndog, on May 19, 2006 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, apple has acknowledged this a a problem. ... 598 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, apple has acknowledged this a a problem. Just give their support a call and explain your problem and they'll take care of you.

-dndog
Posted by dndog, on May 18, 2006 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just a friendly reminder that the intel core duo... 881 Views / 10 Replies  
Just a friendly reminder that the intel core duo runs more efficiently with both cores on rather than a single core. I know its not intuitive, but they work in "sync" together splitting the...
Posted by dndog, on May 17, 2006 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you restart the computer, it will recognize... 331 Views / 2 Replies  
If you restart the computer, it will recognize the drive via usb. That same thing occured to me at a Genius Bar, and he recommended a restart.
Posted by dndog, on May 13, 2006 at 01:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sent it in for repairs...mixed results 598 Views / 7 Replies  
I was one of the first people to receive their MacBook Pro and have held off from going to apple care to fix the logic board problem because I wanted my repair time to be as short as possible.

As...
Posted by dndog, on May 13, 2006 at 01:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Cnet's comparison is not fair 859 Views / 13 Replies  
In reponse to Cnet's article (http://reviews.cnet.com/4520-10442_7-6511774-10.html?tag=mac.nn) comparing the MacBook Pro against the Acer Travelmate, someone commented with an excellent response at...
Posted by dndog, on May 4, 2006 at 12:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
How do I make users type in passwords when waking up a Mac from sleep? 305 Views / 1 Replies  
How can I make users have to reauthenticate themselves by typing in their password when waking up a Mac from sleep?
Posted by dndog, on Apr 26, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Mac OS X
Whats the whole thing with people standing on... 11,205 Views / 98 Replies  
Whats the whole thing with people standing on their thinkpads? Was this some sort of quality build guarantee by IBM or something?
Posted by dndog, on Apr 24, 2006 at 08:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=293576 ... 2,644 Views / 85 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=293576

Vote away! :P
Posted by dndog, on Apr 24, 2006 at 07:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Do you miss the 56k modem in the MacBook Pro? 1,486 Views / 32 Replies  
sledsbehave had a really good idea - why not poll the MacNN userbase to see if they miss the 56k modem in the MacBook Pro. I thought I'd follow up on his idea and create a poll.

Vote away! :D
Posted by dndog, on Apr 24, 2006 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You guys, calm down! There is absolutely no... 9,240 Views / 113 Replies  
You guys, calm down!

There is absolutely no reason to purchase apple care, as despite the fact that phone calls expire after 90 days, he has a current ongoing issue. Since he made a phone call...
Posted by dndog, on Apr 16, 2006 at 12:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This could very well be the reality. You... 9,240 Views / 113 Replies  
This could very well be the reality.

You have no choice but to play their repair game. I highly recommend you handle all of this at the Genius Bar in your nearest Apple Store.

Demanding an...
Posted by dndog, on Apr 11, 2006 at 06:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Really? I recommend Transmission, its an... 1,519 Views / 53 Replies  
Really? I recommend Transmission, its an excellent ub bittorrent client that barely uses any processor and shows download/upload speeds on the dock.
Posted by dndog, on Mar 30, 2006 at 01:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What are the essential freeware programs that must be installed on a Mac? 1,519 Views / 53 Replies  
If you had to list some essential freeware programs that must be on a mac, what would they be?
Posted by dndog, on Mar 29, 2006 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
At one point I did own a 12" g4 powerbook (the... 672 Views / 11 Replies  
At one point I did own a 12" g4 powerbook (the latest release), and I have to tell you the MacBook Pro is far superior. The first thing you will notice is the build quality, as the aluminum shell...
Posted by dndog, on Mar 28, 2006 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I feel like a total idiot considering I've... 4,384 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, I feel like a total idiot considering I've been reading the beer thread and feeling very sorry for the guy.

Everything seems to be working fine so far. *knocks on wood*
Posted by dndog, on Mar 13, 2006 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Spilled Juice on upper-right speaker of MBP! Help! 4,384 Views / 9 Replies  
I am writing a 15 page research paper, and I accidently spilled Orange Juice over the top of the right speaker on the MBP. I wiped it off as quick as possible, but I'm worried some of it might have...
Posted by dndog, on Mar 13, 2006 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No need to wipe your MBP clean! 1,155 Views / 7 Replies  
http://monolingual.sourceforge.net/

For those of us who don't want to wipe it clean, this deletes any unnecessary language files.

Enjoy. :)
Posted by dndog, on Mar 2, 2006 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw this and I almost cried... 929 Views / 21 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ12vNZ5yMY

This video is just unbelievable. Ahh...the good old days.
Posted by dndog, on Mar 2, 2006 at 08:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That post is by no means report worthy. I think... 3,654 Views / 99 Replies  
That post is by no means report worthy. I think m01ety's post is very well thought out and eloquated. It might have a slightly harsh tone, but I feel that because it is well-supported, there is no...
Posted by dndog, on Mar 2, 2006 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it worth sending a buzzing MBP back now? 481 Views / 1 Replies  
Apparently, anyone who calls apple's tech support gets offered to send their MBP back to apple, as they call it a "defective unit."

Since it seems that all of these models are having the buzzing...
Posted by dndog, on Feb 28, 2006 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
With my old powerbook, it would continually do... 432 Views / 6 Replies  
With my old powerbook, it would continually do that at random intervals. Good luck finding a solution...I don't think there are any (or apple would have supplied us with an update patch).
Posted by dndog, on Feb 28, 2006 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I disagree. I think apple designed this with... 4,610 Views / 76 Replies  
I disagree. I think apple designed this with simplicity as well as catering to the audiophiles out there - I'm much more excited for a great sounding speaker system for my iPod rather than a...
Posted by dndog, on Feb 28, 2006 at 02:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I think this is a problem directly related to the... 18,678 Views / 181 Replies  
I think this is a problem directly related to the built in iSight.

There is a second whining issue, which is related to the screen, which others have complained about also.
Posted by dndog, on Feb 28, 2006 at 12:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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