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Yes, it IS worth it to go with the 1.33ghz... 726 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, it IS worth it to go with the 1.33ghz Powerbook. I was in the same situation as you. If you go for the 1.25ghz, you're only taking a chance. I understand that you would get a better deal if...
Posted by Xterratop, on Oct 5, 2004 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Better yet, check out the messenger bags that are... 1,005 Views / 8 Replies  
Better yet, check out the messenger bags that are made by Timbuk2. Very customized and I really like the computer sleeves that they make. Very thick and durable foam to protect your new PB 17".
Posted by Xterratop, on Sep 21, 2004 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the pics. Nice way to compare the old... 1,147 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the pics. Nice way to compare the old from the new.
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 16, 2004 at 07:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: new displays at apple stores... 1,189 Views / 13 Replies  
Just to let you know, I ordered mine through my education sales representative at Apple. I've been dealing business with this guy for quite some time and he's done well over the years. I make my...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 15, 2004 at 06:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No, they are the Klipsch 2.1 speakers. 785 Views / 6 Replies  
No, they are the Klipsch 2.1 speakers.
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 15, 2004 at 06:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: New 23" display running hot 1,189 Views / 13 Replies  
My 20" display isn't hot at all. Its a little warm but not hot like a powerbook. I'm curious about comparing the 20" to the 23" when my local Apple store gets them.
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 15, 2004 at 06:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: Re: new displays at apple stores... 1,189 Views / 13 Replies  
My initial thoughts:

Well, when the FedEx man gave me the box after signing off for it, I was amazed at how light it was compared to the old 20" displays. Four months ago I helped a buddy of mine...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 14, 2004 at 10:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
After a long wait, its finally here. This was a... 3,362 Views / 42 Replies  
After a long wait, its finally here. This was a very good purchase.


Check out the pictures of my new 20" display.

http://homepage.mac.com/waltafalla/PhotoAlbum10.html

Enjoy!
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 14, 2004 at 10:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New 20" display pics: ... 1,762 Views / 34 Replies  
New 20" display pics:

http://homepage.mac.com/waltafalla/PhotoAlbum10.html

Enjoy!
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 14, 2004 at 07:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New 20" display pics: ... 842 Views / 8 Replies  
New 20" display pics:

http://homepage.mac.com/waltafalla/PhotoAlbum10.html

Enjoy!
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 14, 2004 at 07:19 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: new displays at apple stores... 1,189 Views / 13 Replies  
Got mine today. Check out the pics:

http://homepage.mac.com/waltafalla/PhotoAlbum10.html

Enjoy!
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 14, 2004 at 07:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just got my new 20" display. I ordered it on... 785 Views / 6 Replies  
I just got my new 20" display. I ordered it on 06/28 and was given the delivery date of 07/26. Today is 07/14 and it got here earlier than expected. The 20" display is beautiful! I like the...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 14, 2004 at 05:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Tim, Call your Apple sales representative. ... 3,362 Views / 42 Replies  
Tim,

Call your Apple sales representative. I called mine and he told me that my new 20" should be out the door by tomorrow and in my hands the next day (since I ordered my delivery to be...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 13, 2004 at 04:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered the 20" display the day it was... 3,362 Views / 42 Replies  
I ordered the 20" display the day it was announced and have a shipping date of on or before 07/26. Mine is an education discount with overnight shipping. I wonder if my overnight shipping will...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 13, 2004 at 09:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered my Dual 2.0ghz G5 on June 21st and got... 52,183 Views / 761 Replies  
I ordered my Dual 2.0ghz G5 on June 21st and got it on June 26th. I did a bto through Apple using my education discount. I also had it shipped overnight delivery. It was put on the plane on...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jul 3, 2004 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Congrats on your decision. Going with the dual... 757 Views / 9 Replies  
Congrats on your decision. Going with the dual 1.8 or just dual anything is even better than a single processor. Because he uses Illustrator, Photoshop, etc. he'll want the best of both worlds...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jun 26, 2004 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Congratulations! Thats great that you scored a... 1,800 Views / 20 Replies  
Congratulations! Thats great that you scored a 1.8. I'm sitting here waiting for my G5 2.0 to get here via fedex overnight. Very excited here.
Posted by Xterratop, on Jun 26, 2004 at 09:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered my G5 on 06/21 and received an... 2,390 Views / 72 Replies  
I ordered my G5 on 06/21 and received an estimated shipping date of on or before 06/30. I ordered a BTO 2.0ghz with 1gbram, 128mb video card, bluetooth module, 250gb hardrive. I also decided to...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jun 23, 2004 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just ordered my G5 and upgraded my video card... 977 Views / 15 Replies  
I just ordered my G5 and upgraded my video card to the 128mb card, 250gb HD, bluetooth module, and 1gb RAM. As a graphic designer I need the better graphics card but even if you don't do intense...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jun 23, 2004 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
GarageBand.....my thoughts. 8,778 Views / 99 Replies  
Well, I just installed iLife04 and I must say that its a good suite of programs for $49. Thanks Jobs! Anyway, the new addition, GarageBand, is the added plus. Its a good 'little' program but does...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jan 16, 2004 at 02:22 PM, in Applications
I have a Dual MDD 867 and after having it for... 7,307 Views / 46 Replies  
I have a Dual MDD 867 and after having it for over a year, I still love it. I respect those who moved onto bigger and better Macs- those who have a G5. I feel that the G5 is the next generation of...
Posted by Xterratop, on Nov 26, 2003 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
More ram....the better. I've run into situations... 1,223 Views / 15 Replies  
More ram....the better. I've run into situations in the past where I didn't have enough memory to run an application. My last and most recent purchase, the Powermac Dual 867 and also a Tibook 867, I...
Posted by Xterratop, on Nov 26, 2003 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Discharge the battery until is turns off then do... 1,539 Views / 17 Replies  
Discharge the battery until is turns off then do a full recharge. :)
Posted by Xterratop, on Jun 28, 2003 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd go for the 867. I've had mine for 7 months... 1,197 Views / 17 Replies  
I'd go for the 867. I've had mine for 7 months now and still enjoy it. There's always going to be something out there thats a big faster, etc. but the 867 was at the right price and is just enough...
Posted by Xterratop, on Jun 20, 2003 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hooking up an old Apple printer to MDD 867..... 474 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an old Apple Select postscript laser printer that I used on my old Apple Centris 650. The printer is still in great shape and I was wondering if it would be able to work if I hook it up to my...
Posted by Xterratop, on May 28, 2003 at 03:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ink jet printers...any suggestions? 738 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm a graphic designer specializing in print design and some web design. My output is mostly vector graphics and some raster graphics (photoshop stuff) as well. I currently have an Epson C82...
Posted by Xterratop, on May 25, 2003 at 01:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wow! I've never read bunch of posts that went... 4,251 Views / 69 Replies  
Wow! I've never read bunch of posts that went from one extreme to the next. One says it might be bad ram. the other says it might be Nortons, now another thinks its fonts. I'm just happy that I'm...
Posted by Xterratop, on May 2, 2003 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I totally agree with you as well. I was in the... 773 Views / 6 Replies  
I totally agree with you as well. I was in the same situation months ago and decided to get a powermac over a powerbook. After months of research, I realized that having a powermac is the best way...
Posted by Xterratop, on May 2, 2003 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding a new HD to hold all my music..... 454 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm running a Dual 867 Powermac and love it so far but I'm thinking of adding another HD so that I can use it for all of my music for my itunes. Is this possible and is there any specific settings...
Posted by Xterratop, on May 1, 2003 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
I spent $8 on music yesterday and thought that... 2,084 Views / 52 Replies  
I spent $8 on music yesterday and thought that this was a pretty cool concept for Apple and their customers. Best thing about this concept is that you know you'll get a good quality version of the...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:05 PM, in Applications
My advice is get an Epson printer. I bought an... 470 Views / 2 Replies  
My advice is get an Epson printer. I bought an HP and the drivers kept messing up on me. Their support for mac is very all that great. I ended up returning my HP and went back to Epson because I...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 26, 2003 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Marc! Thanks for the advice. IT WORKED! I'm... 492 Views / 2 Replies  
Marc!
Thanks for the advice. IT WORKED! I'm so happy! Now I can get some work done. Thank you so much.

Walt
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 24, 2003 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
HELP! Blue screen...no full boot. 492 Views / 2 Replies  
Something weird has happened to my Powermac G4 Dual 867 when I did a reboot. When I did a restart the computer didn't do a full reboot. Its started out with the usual gray screen, then it showed...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 24, 2003 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
How would you do that? Explain please. :) 489 Views / 9 Replies  
How would you do that? Explain please. :)
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 24, 2003 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
what a big difference....... 12,399 Views / 159 Replies  
I just installed my new power supply and fan. It only took me 30 minutes to install and it sure makes a difference. The instructions were very clear and easy to understand. Now my powermac dual...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 20, 2003 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think this goes for any powerbook from Apple-... 4,478 Views / 63 Replies  
I think this goes for any powerbook from Apple- people tend to gravitate their focus to your laptop at the local cafe or Starbucks. I don't have a 17" because to me its too big, but I do have a...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 16, 2003 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Although I don't own a 17", I had the opportunity... 1,688 Views / 34 Replies  
Although I don't own a 17", I had the opportunity to look at both the 15" and 17"side by side at a local computer store. To my surprise, there is really not much different in size. The 17' is only...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 8, 2003 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Zacharie, I agree with everyone else....just... 416 Views / 3 Replies  
Zacharie,

I agree with everyone else....just do your research and choose your powerbook to fit your needs. For me, it took 2 months of research and faciing the issue of "should I wait for the new...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 8, 2003 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I like the Timbuk2 bags myself. I just bought... 1,242 Views / 21 Replies  
I like the Timbuk2 bags myself. I just bought one about a month ago and I always have people asking me where I got the bag. I have a Powerbook G4 867 15" and it fits perfectly using their laptop...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 8, 2003 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow! I've never heard of Chrome messenger bags... 2,461 Views / 43 Replies  
Wow! I've never heard of Chrome messenger bags but by the look of it from their website, I like the 'retro' look to the bags. I love my Timbuk2 bag but right now I'm in a weird situation with my 1...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 7, 2003 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I TOTALLY AGREE! Get yourself a cheap PC but... 2,545 Views / 51 Replies  
I TOTALLY AGREE! Get yourself a cheap PC but still be loyal to your mac. I'm a graphic designer that used to work for a civil engineering firm. At the time, they were forcing me to get a PC...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 7, 2003 at 09:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Steve, Have you ever heard of Timbuk2? Check... 2,461 Views / 43 Replies  
Steve,
Have you ever heard of Timbuk2? Check them out at www.timbuk2.com (http://www.timbuk2.com)

They have incredible bags and I think much better than crumplerbags.com. Both companies...
Posted by Xterratop, on Apr 7, 2003 at 09:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Glad you purchased a Tibook 15" 867. I purchased... 859 Views / 4 Replies  
Glad you purchased a Tibook 15" 867. I purchased mine 3 weeks ago and love it. I maxed out the ram to 1gb and it had no bad pixels. I haven't had any problems with the paint chipping off (heard...
Posted by Xterratop, on Mar 30, 2003 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my TiBook 2 weeks ago and still love it. ... 1,096 Views / 16 Replies  
I got my TiBook 2 weeks ago and still love it. Its not too big, not too small, but just right. Being that the Tibook has been around for a couple of years, looks like Apple really did a good job...
Posted by Xterratop, on Mar 27, 2003 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my thoughts about the 17" monster.... 1,231 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, I finally took the time to sit down and play with the 17" Albook at Micron Computers here in Dallas. To be quite honest with y'all (hehehe), its a pretty big screen. It sat right next to the...
Posted by Xterratop, on Mar 23, 2003 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I always believe in using true ram and not... 607 Views / 2 Replies  
I always believe in using true ram and not allocating memory to whatever program I'm using. I guess thats why I upgrade my Powerbook 15" 867mhz to 1gb or ram. I just hate the headache of running a...
Posted by Xterratop, on Mar 23, 2003 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was in the same situation as most of you: ... 925 Views / 9 Replies  
I was in the same situation as most of you: should I purchase the new Al12" or the TiBook 15" 867. I finally made my decision and chose the Tibook 15" 867. I just got tired of waiting and hearing...
Posted by Xterratop, on Mar 22, 2003 at 07:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Timbuk2 build your own messenger laptop bag. 1,019 Views / 11 Replies  
I just ordered a bag from Timbuk2.com after talking to an employee at the Apple store in my neighborhood and also someone at Starbucks coffee who had a Timbuk2 bag. Let me just say that I was very...
Posted by Xterratop, on Mar 15, 2003 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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