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I have Mac OS X Leopard running on my Macbook... 1,244 Views / 7 Replies  
I have Mac OS X Leopard running on my Macbook Core 2 Duo, and for the most part it runs really well. Almost just as good as Tiger, its smooth and everything works really well. Core Animation has no...
Posted by Sethro, on Sep 1, 2007 at 10:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Cool thanks Simon, its great to know that my... 5,113 Views / 8 Replies  
Cool thanks Simon, its great to know that my drive is now free from the silly region control that Apple implies. Just one more question when I insert a DVD from another region, will OS X ask me to...
Posted by Sethro, on Sep 1, 2007 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well I went ahead and took the plunge, now does... 5,113 Views / 8 Replies  
Well I went ahead and took the plunge, now does this mean that even if I reinstall Mac OS X, I will still retain a region free DVD drive? Or will I have to flash it every time I reinstall an...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 30, 2007 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have read somewhere that its is possible to... 5,113 Views / 8 Replies  
I have read somewhere that its is possible to hack the Matshita drives that Apple uses in both the Macbook's and the Macbook Pro's if you use program that will flash the drive to make region free....
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 30, 2007 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm actually not aware of how to activate that,... 332 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm actually not aware of how to activate that, try calling an Apple tech support guy.
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 29, 2007 at 10:05 PM, in Mac OS X
I honestly don't think that there is, perhaps you... 278 Views / 2 Replies  
I honestly don't think that there is, perhaps you get it working the way you wanting by using a specialized utility specifically for that problem. My best guess is using Mac Pilot, here is a link :...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 29, 2007 at 10:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Try deleting the .plist for iMovie and restarting... 228 Views / 1 Replies  
Try deleting the .plist for iMovie and restarting the application this should restore it to factory settings. Then try importing a movie into iMovie and see if you get the same problem.
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:32 PM, in Applications
Thats interesting, is there something specific... 418 Views / 7 Replies  
Thats interesting, is there something specific that makes the system hang? When you right click does the application instantly quit or is there a window asking you to submit the bug to Apple?

I...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:30 PM, in Mac OS X
A great deal of new features have been... 608 Views / 9 Replies  
A great deal of new features have been implemented in Leopard, it has a completely new and redesigned user interface.

The Apple site has a whole write up on the changes being made: here is a link:...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 26, 2007 at 11:52 PM, in Applications
I've been having some of the same issues as you,... 558 Views / 4 Replies  
I've been having some of the same issues as you, the Mac OS X operating system by default loads the color calibration at 1.8 Gamma, it makes colors and overall everything look alot brighter and less...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 26, 2007 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you currently running the latest version of... 313 Views / 1 Replies  
Are you currently running the latest version of SMC Fan control? Go ahead and try updating it, you may be running a slightly older outdated version. But to answer your question, I think that the...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 26, 2007 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I dont really play games on my Macbook, but what... 8,230 Views / 3 Replies  
I dont really play games on my Macbook, but what I would suggest to you is to completely skip installing or using CrossOver to play games. I'm assuming that CrossOver is an emulation engine for Macs,...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 25, 2007 at 12:21 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thats weird, are you sure that after installing... 864 Views / 4 Replies  
Thats weird, are you sure that after installing Boot Camp you Verified and Repaired all disks, its something that is usually the cause of almost 99% of all Mac related problems. If that does not work...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 25, 2007 at 12:17 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Again I really have limited knowledge of the... 219 Views / 1 Replies  
Again I really have limited knowledge of the inner working of servers and there relationship with printers, but I think that the option needs to be enabled and maybe something needs to be activated...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 22, 2007 at 07:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple recently released a newer version of Boot... 207 Views / 1 Replies  
Apple recently released a newer version of Boot Camp, it includes an assortment of new and improved Windows drivers, you can go to the Apple site and install the newer version.
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 22, 2007 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats a good question, although I dont really see... 8,687 Views / 7 Replies  
Thats a good question, although I dont really see any solid mention of it anywhere on the Apple site. It could be one of those features that could be implemented in other builds or maybe even in the...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 21, 2007 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
Interesting, did you throw away everything into... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
Interesting, did you throw away everything into the garbage bin?

Maybe the program is in the startup sequence, open System Preferences>Accounts>Login Items

Delete anything that has to do with...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 20, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
Alot of people are in the same situation as you... 231 Views / 3 Replies  
Alot of people are in the same situation as you are, apparently the new Mac OSX 10.4.10 update has really handicapped the Wireless Airport driver. Alot of people including myself are having some...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 20, 2007 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that it would be better to be safe rather... 207 Views / 1 Replies  
I think that it would be better to be safe rather than sorry, its a good idea to get the power unit of your Mac replaced. Again it may cost you some money, but down the road something might happen...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 18, 2007 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm having some problems myself with the built in... 674 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm having some problems myself with the built in Airport Wireless card, my Toshiba has no problems connecting to my wireless home network. Yet the Macbook that I have is able to connect but the...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 13, 2007 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well for now I really like iWork 08 its has... 588 Views / 20 Replies  
Well for now I really like iWork 08 its has everything that I need for University.

- A simple and sophisticated work processing application
- A much better and more sophisticated presentation...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 12, 2007 at 04:24 PM, in Applications
Did you try going.. -File - Add to Library... 260 Views / 2 Replies  
Did you try going..

-File
- Add to Library

iTunes uses a very weird cataloging system, it sorts everything in a very weird numbers format i.e. 01, 10, 39.
Try doing that, also try manually...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 10, 2007 at 10:06 PM, in Applications
I'm an Excel user myself and I'm really impressed... 249 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm an Excel user myself and I'm really impressed with Numbers, its my second favorite application second only to iPhoto.
One way to give Numbers a more Excel feel, simply right click on the menu...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 10, 2007 at 10:02 PM, in Applications
Seems kind of odd that the Apple employees... 588 Views / 20 Replies  
Seems kind of odd that the Apple employees started clapping, they must really like Mac only stuff!

But yeah it makes sense, with the new iWork out many people should really stop buying Microsoft...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 10, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in Applications
I don't think you'll really get alot of money for... 416 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't think you'll really get alot of money for it, what I would do is keep it as a backup computer. Or perhaps you could turn it into a media server or store your important files and other...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 10, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you using it for some really intensive tasks... 325 Views / 6 Replies  
If you using it for some really intensive tasks like major video editing and industrial photo manipulation then its probably in your best interests to get a Macbook Pro. I say this because the...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 10, 2007 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would agree, if you just purchased the Macbook... 325 Views / 6 Replies  
I would agree, if you just purchased the Macbook it may be defective and might require some kind of repair. Its a good idea to simply return it and purchase a brand new machine. If it too exhibits...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 10, 2007 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Nice TV 1,089,294 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Nice TV
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have have both iLife 06 and iLife 08 installed... 424 Views / 3 Replies  
I have have both iLife 06 and iLife 08 installed on my Macbook, and to tell you the truth I feel that the applications in iLife 08 are alot snappier than those that I used to have in iLife 06. The...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:07 PM, in Applications
Why can't linux systems just use NTFS like... 4,990 Views / 21 Replies  
Why can't linux systems just use NTFS like Windows or HFS like Mac?
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 9, 2007 at 04:57 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well what I would do is try Repairing Permissions... 423 Views / 6 Replies  
Well what I would do is try Repairing Permissions when the disk is not mounted.
Here's what to do:

- Boot into the installation disk / restore disk that you got with your Mac and click on...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 9, 2007 at 04:55 PM, in Mac OS X
I've heard from alot of people that Apple has a... 2,823 Views / 12 Replies  
I've heard from alot of people that Apple has a reputation for using very sensitive burning drives like the Matshita and Lite-On drives that it currently packs into both the consumer level Macbook...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 9, 2007 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Or you could completely return the Macbook that... 564 Views / 5 Replies  
Or you could completely return the Macbook that you purchased.
Apple has a 14 day money back refund policy, return you old Macbook, get a new one with the new iLife 08 preinstalled.
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 8, 2007 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it depends on what kind of burning... 2,823 Views / 12 Replies  
I think it depends on what kind of burning software your using. Some people have reported success with using the built in disk utility that comes bundled with all Mac's or you can use third party...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 8, 2007 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I own a Macbook and use it almost all the time,... 568 Views / 11 Replies  
I own a Macbook and use it almost all the time, its constantly on. Some things that I have noticed are:

- Macbook Glossy screen is terrible in well illuminated areas.
- Awful viewing angle
-...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 6, 2007 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just a quick question to anyone using the newest... 110,773 Views / 2,183 Replies  
Just a quick question to anyone using the newest Leopard build...

Do you see a significant difference when using "Resolution Independence" on the new Leopard?
Do fonts and pictures really look...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 6, 2007 at 07:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Agreed the Firefox development team needs some... 617 Views / 5 Replies  
Agreed the Firefox development team needs some tight Mac OSX integration they have promised some features like Keychain integration and an improved user interface for Mac users. But really the only...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 6, 2007 at 07:15 PM, in Applications
Well I live in Canada, and I can tell you that... 534 Views / 3 Replies  
Well I live in Canada, and I can tell you that Rogers Mobile is the only half decent wireless cell phone provider in Canada. I think it just might be pretty high depending on your iPhone roaming...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 6, 2007 at 06:26 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Its sound like its possible, have you enabled... 201 Views / 1 Replies  
Its sound like its possible, have you enabled remote network sharing on your Macbook Pro? If not you can do this via going into System Preferences and enabling it from there. Another easy way of...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 6, 2007 at 06:25 PM, in Applications
Agreed, its always a good idea to keep the stock... 709 Views / 13 Replies  
Agreed, its always a good idea to keep the stock RAM that came with your Macbook. I'm also pretty sure that Apple wont care if you have installed third party RAM.

Good luck and enjoy your Macbook
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 6, 2007 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Could be something wrong with the Windows... 277 Views / 3 Replies  
Could be something wrong with the Windows partition, perhaps something go corrupted. Also I would make sure that all system permissions are correct and that there are no disk errors. A last ditch...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Thats odd, did you try repairing permissions and... 213 Views / 1 Replies  
Thats odd, did you try repairing permissions and making sure that the computer had no disk errors. Additionally you try creating another user on your Macbook and try to see if the Network is...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:17 PM, in Mac OS X
Well I'm not sure but I think that the width size... 306 Views / 7 Replies  
Well I'm not sure but I think that the width size is already pre determined in Textedit, again I'm not completely sure on this one. The only options that I see are some options regarding Window Size...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:14 PM, in Applications
It looks like your Safari installation is... 24,521 Views / 9 Replies  
It looks like your Safari installation is corrupted, what I would do is trash Safari and completely remove it from the system. This includes trashing all Safari extensions and the ".plist" files that...
Posted by Sethro, on Aug 1, 2007 at 09:26 PM, in Applications
Sticky: Is it just me or does running Windows XP / Vista... 49,011 Views / 234 Replies  
Is it just me or does running Windows XP / Vista make the fan rev more than running Mac OSX.
I mean its almost like its running hotter?
Posted by Sethro, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:26 PM, in Alternative OS Reference
If they open in Quicktime then you can just go... 9,332 Views / 19 Replies  
If they open in Quicktime then you can just go ...

File > Save As
Posted by Sethro, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:17 PM, in Applications
Now if only we could get something on when... 326 Views / 6 Replies  
Now if only we could get something on when Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac is coming out. I read somewhere that it would be released during the second half of 2007, I just hope that it come out before...
Posted by Sethro, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:16 PM, in Applications
Yeah a friend of mine has a white Macbook with... 355 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah a friend of mine has a white Macbook with similar problems, although he is very rough with the machine. It depends on whether you own a matte black Macbook or a white one. If you own a white...
Posted by Sethro, on Jul 27, 2007 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay so if I have a folder on the desktop, is it... 797 Views / 11 Replies  
Okay so if I have a folder on the desktop, is it possible to password protect it?
So when I click on it, it asks for a password similar to an encrypted RAR file.
Posted by Sethro, on Jul 27, 2007 at 09:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Password Protect Folders 797 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi I have been using my Macbook for a while now, and so far everythings been relatively easy to find out. Although I'm having some trouble figuring out how to password protect files in my Home...
Posted by Sethro, on Jul 27, 2007 at 08:15 PM, in Mac OS X
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