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i am looking at mine all the time too, and i... 826 Views / 16 Replies  
i am looking at mine all the time too, and i noticed if you don't bend the adapter angle too much it should work just fine.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Mar 3, 2008 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: i got a blackbook because i don't think i like... 5,214 Views / 50 Replies  
i got a blackbook because i don't think i like white that much. I wish it could be a glossy black though.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Feb 19, 2008 at 01:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm still using 12" powerbook but it is really... 5,387 Views / 76 Replies  
i'm still using 12" powerbook but it is really for web surfing, just too slow to do anything else. I am more and more in love with the macbook.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 20, 2008 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i think aperture is more than adequate in macbook... 652 Views / 9 Replies  
i think aperture is more than adequate in macbook but its screen is not good enough for color correction.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 19, 2008 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i got a macbook two weeks ago with 4gb of ram... 387 Views / 3 Replies  
i got a macbook two weeks ago with 4gb of ram with the intention of running some windows apps through parallel. I assigned 1gb for windows xp and it has been working really well. The fan runs a...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 10, 2008 at 01:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
no it's not. and i regret that i downloaded it. I... 1,825 Views / 24 Replies  
no it's not. and i regret that i downloaded it. I thought i could finally be using the asian language input. but apparently the globe icon that showing up next to space bar is only for british...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 10, 2007 at 10:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yes, i know what i got into when i download... 1,825 Views / 24 Replies  
yes, i know what i got into when i download something from edgesuite.net???? however i wasn't really concern until i noticed my edge icon suddenly would disappear at a time and my phone reception was...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 10, 2007 at 08:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
can anyone verify the link posted on the internet... 1,825 Views / 24 Replies  
can anyone verify the link posted on the internet is from apple? i don't know if this update is legitimate because i already notice some quirky things on my iphone after updating it. For anyone who...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 9, 2007 at 11:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
still no asian language input, don't know what... 1,825 Views / 24 Replies  
still no asian language input, don't know what the asian fonts are for. I guess it wasn't the real 1.1.2 update.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 9, 2007 at 10:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
never mind. just discovered one of the old files... 45,475 Views / 363 Replies  
never mind. just discovered one of the old files from input manager caused.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Oct 28, 2007 at 07:56 PM, in Mac OS X
In safari 3, i can't close a window with just 1... 45,475 Views / 363 Replies  
In safari 3, i can't close a window with just 1 tab open. i click the red button or press keyboard short cut command-close and nothing happen. the only way i can close that particular window is to...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:30 PM, in Mac OS X
yes, it is very annoying to me too. I have 2... 526 Views / 6 Replies  
yes, it is very annoying to me too. I have 2 accounts set up at home and I have a disk image mounted on my job account and it is showing up on my home account too. In tiger, the mounted disk image...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Oct 28, 2007 at 02:23 PM, in Mac OS X
It's not just Japan, most asian nations have more... 1,483 Views / 32 Replies  
It's not just Japan, most asian nations have more advance communication systems than U.S., which is a shock. I wonder why our government didn't do more. I can't even make a phone call in NYC subway.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Aug 3, 2007 at 04:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
the iphone's speaker buzz is a lot stronger than... 4,109 Views / 69 Replies  
the iphone's speaker buzz is a lot stronger than most phones. I have owned many asian imported GSM sony ericsson phones, and they are nothing compared to iphone. I only hear the buzz when i am about...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jul 16, 2007 at 10:03 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hong Kong summer's weather could be very muggy. I... 552 Views / 15 Replies  
Hong Kong summer's weather could be very muggy. I was born in HK and I couldn't stand it when i went back there for vacation.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jun 8, 2007 at 08:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
today is april fool's day? 580 Views / 6 Replies  
today is april fool's day?
Posted by hardcat1970, on Apr 1, 2007 at 05:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
would that be okay if he said "don't like" gay... 1,401 Views / 63 Replies  
would that be okay if he said "don't like" gay people instead of "hate". nowadays I find it so amazing that if anyone dislike gays or lesbians and they are the a**holes". what happen to freedom of...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Feb 15, 2007 at 09:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i have the 80gb version and yes, it is sluggish... 720 Views / 4 Replies  
i have the 80gb version and yes, it is sluggish when accessing the hard drive. the 4th generation 40gb is much faster. Sometimes i wonder if i have a "lemon". Now that everyone is saying that i guess...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Dec 29, 2006 at 09:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It is not just a bad product, they seem don't... 3,033 Views / 82 Replies  
It is not just a bad product, they seem don't know what the market wants neither. Only few people are using the video function. In fact, the full size ipod wasn't even the best seller anymore. And...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 20, 2006 at 01:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
i tried the zune today at target where it has a... 3,033 Views / 82 Replies  
i tried the zune today at target where it has a dedicated location, and i am not impressed at all. it is made out of plastic even the button in the middle looks real cheap. if you have an ipod, you...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 19, 2006 at 07:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
yes, the new one is pretty good. there are couple... 713 Views / 16 Replies  
yes, the new one is pretty good. there are couple good "records" lately, like the new john mayer and kasabian, if u are a rock fan, i'll recommended too!
Posted by hardcat1970, on Sep 30, 2006 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
it's just like when you buy a director's cut of a... 1,721 Views / 42 Replies  
it's just like when you buy a director's cut of a dvd, then the studio release a new ultimate cut of dvd. you won't get a discount on the new upgrade neither. Look at how many copies of terminator 2...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Sep 16, 2006 at 07:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm glad i am not the only one who notice that.... 2,656 Views / 80 Replies  
I'm glad i am not the only one who notice that. He's been getting worse since he beat the cancer. He looked much better on last year's WWDC. I wonder what's up with his health
Posted by hardcat1970, on Aug 7, 2006 at 07:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
my company just bought 2 cto Imac G5 because we... 963 Views / 10 Replies  
my company just bought 2 cto Imac G5 because we still need to run Classic apps.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Mar 11, 2006 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I understand when people buy a new apple product,... 3,180 Views / 38 Replies  
I understand when people buy a new apple product, it will be excited because of its packaging and styling but this is way off....

the book has the same design and the same black box, i agree with...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Feb 18, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You should consider getting a dual core powermac... 1,636 Views / 25 Replies  
You should consider getting a dual core powermac if you want to run adobe illustrator.

I think illustrator sucks ever since version 9. I got a 1.8ghz single G5 at work and illustrator CS is very...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Feb 3, 2006 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
you should be allowed to install up to 3... 1,140 Views / 27 Replies  
you should be allowed to install up to 3 computers. I guess DRM is inevitable because that is beyond apple's control. Hey, the record companies want to DRM cd too!

Personally i don't have problem...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 22, 2006 at 08:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
well, i started a trial period on Emusic and... 1,140 Views / 27 Replies  
well, i started a trial period on Emusic and rhapsody today. Emusic gave me 50 free downloads which are quite good, however, not enough main stream music, i decided to cancel it and it was easy.
...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 21, 2006 at 11:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
he doesn't have the MWSF 2003 Keynote, it was the... 20,444 Views / 165 Replies  
he doesn't have the MWSF 2003 Keynote, it was the power of x presentation.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 19, 2006 at 08:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: It is very hard to top the name... 4,344 Views / 95 Replies  
:thumbsup:

It is very hard to top the name "powerbook" but I don't mind the name "mac book" because you already know is a "mac" product. I think people just have problem with the word "pro" after...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 18, 2006 at 07:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the name is here to stay, why don't you just let... 4,344 Views / 95 Replies  
the name is here to stay, why don't you just let it go.

:)
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 17, 2006 at 07:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
you should take a look at his hands when he... 1,193 Views / 40 Replies  
you should take a look at his hands when he speaks, absolutely like a 80's nerd...:)
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 15, 2006 at 04:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
all of ms speakers are terrible. Even gates and... 1,193 Views / 40 Replies  
all of ms speakers are terrible. Even gates and balmer...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 15, 2006 at 09:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What if you have the experience but without the... 1,086 Views / 36 Replies  
What if you have the experience but without the proper degree to show for? For example I consider myself a better than average designer (those who have degree but design like s**t and don't have any...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 13, 2006 at 08:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
someone claimed apple's new intel ad is a copy... 784 Views / 5 Replies  
someone claimed apple's new intel ad is a copy cat to one of the music video by the postal service.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 12, 2006 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
the fray's "how to save a life" and their first... 700 Views / 25 Replies  
the fray's "how to save a life" and their first "EP"
Posted by hardcat1970, on Jan 8, 2006 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
my first generation died because of the fragile... 1,040 Views / 27 Replies  
my first generation died because of the fragile firewire port. Just like you said. Otherwise, i believe it has the best touch and feel.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Dec 26, 2005 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: please go easy on him, he is just a... 2,368 Views / 17 Replies  
:lol:

please go easy on him, he is just a kid.

A lot of people think they can do anything nowadays especially when it is much easier to acquire a computer, a scanner, a printer and bunch of...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Dec 11, 2005 at 09:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i have a 12" powerbook, a pismo, dual 2.0 G5 and... 751 Views / 6 Replies  
i have a 12" powerbook, a pismo, dual 2.0 G5 and the stock drives are always noisy.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Dec 3, 2005 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
but the stock WD hd of the g5 is so noisy... 865 Views / 12 Replies  
but the stock WD hd of the g5 is so noisy...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 20, 2005 at 06:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
you are right, the G4, except for the yikes... 888 Views / 23 Replies  
you are right, the G4, except for the yikes version, is a better buy because you can put in a much faster G4 chips, even the dual g4 chips, and it can also boots into OS9.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 13, 2005 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
forgot to mention that it is not easy to "deep... 888 Views / 23 Replies  
forgot to mention that it is not easy to "deep sleep" the mac once you have added the pci card and other stuff. But if you have the mac mini, you can put it to sleep and save energy. (i might be...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 12, 2005 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
check out this article before upgrading the hard... 888 Views / 23 Replies  
check out this article before upgrading the hard drive.

http://xlr8yourmac.com/G3-ZONE/yosemite/IDE/

if you have the first generation like i do, you can't just swap the original hard drive out...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 12, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
i've had a b/w g3 for 6 years and i remember i... 888 Views / 23 Replies  
i've had a b/w g3 for 6 years and i remember i upgraded to newertech G4 400 on the third years. I prolong this machine as long as i could, like adding a pci card/2 more internal storages, usb2 card,...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 12, 2005 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
i don't know if it is a wide spread issue about... 1,638 Views / 19 Replies  
i don't know if it is a wide spread issue about the fan noise. My new Dual 2.0 is so quiet and it runs pretty cool cos' i can feel the air coming out. However the hard drive noise is very audible...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 7, 2005 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dual Core 2.0GHZ with 2.5GB ram, 40% allocated to... 43,730 Views / 292 Replies  
Dual Core 2.0GHZ with 2.5GB ram, 40% allocated to CS2,

safari downloads running on background and itunes, font explorer x, launchbar, preview, powerkey, 4 widgets idle

49s
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 5, 2005 at 08:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
i got my new dual 2.0 and have the same hard... 5,668 Views / 89 Replies  
i got my new dual 2.0 and have the same hard drive. It does make noise but it is not too loud. However the optical drive really bothers me because it is really loud and so are the optical drive on my...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Nov 3, 2005 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
2 500gb drive of course. 26,413 Views / 169 Replies  
2 500gb drive of course.
Posted by hardcat1970, on Oct 29, 2005 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Despite the fact that i ordered a new dual 2.0... 26,413 Views / 169 Replies  
Despite the fact that i ordered a new dual 2.0 from apple, i still think the pro machine has much less values than the new imac. I don't understand how they include a bigger hard drive and airport/bt...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Oct 29, 2005 at 12:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
i saved the $200 bucks from apple when i... 642 Views / 4 Replies  
i saved the $200 bucks from apple when i configured a bto option through my wife's educational discount since she is attending a college. Maybe you can ask someone who is still in a college to do it...
Posted by hardcat1970, on Oct 28, 2005 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
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