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Anybody noticed that on Apple - iPhone... 1,449 Views / 72 Replies  
Anybody noticed that on Apple - iPhone (http://www.apple.com/iphone) it is referred to by two names - iPhone and iPhone? Is it an oversight? Or will it adopt a final name in a similar way as iTV did...
Posted by wunderkind, on Jan 10, 2007 at 11:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
(1) Max out PB's RAM. (2) Get an external... 498 Views / 7 Replies  
(1) Max out PB's RAM.

(2) Get an external monitor.

The only times I've seen Photoshop crash - actually fail to open - when I was trying to start it while running Virtual PC at the same time and...
Posted by wunderkind, on Aug 13, 2006 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I do not "keep" my fingers there, but obviously... 971 Views / 14 Replies  
I do not "keep" my fingers there, but obviously when hitting the keys fingers may/will come into contact with this piece of painted plastic.

As I said (and as the pictures show), the most wear is...
Posted by wunderkind, on Jul 6, 2006 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you check with Apple if repairs are covered... 971 Views / 14 Replies  
Did you check with Apple if repairs are covered by AppleCare?
Posted by wunderkind, on Jul 6, 2006 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
170 views - Am I the only one with such problem? ... 971 Views / 14 Replies  
170 views - Am I the only one with such problem?

Any ideas if Apple will replace this strip of plastic under AppleCare?
Posted by wunderkind, on Jul 6, 2006 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here are pictures that show what the problem is.... 971 Views / 14 Replies  
Here are pictures that show what the problem is. As you can see, it is not pitting and it does not look like paint flaking.

Large images:

Image #1...
Posted by wunderkind, on Jul 5, 2006 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No it is not pitting. I know very well what... 971 Views / 14 Replies  
No it is not pitting. I know very well what pitting is - had it on my old rev. B PB 12".

And keys look like new. But I am talking about a narrow piece that is angled and is right between the lower...
Posted by wunderkind, on Jul 4, 2006 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB G4 12": Is this a silver paint wearing off? + IMAGES 971 Views / 14 Replies  
Anybody knows if an angled piece on the top case of PB G4 12", just below the lowest row of keys made of plastic or aluminum?

It looks that the finish on it (silver paint??) is wearing off next to...
Posted by wunderkind, on Jul 4, 2006 at 01:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The second question you would want to ask is... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
The second question you would want to ask is which Windows version to use in Virtual PC. Most people will suggest to use Win2K - it will run much faster in VPC than XP. Install XP only if Windows...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 15, 2006 at 09:12 AM, in Applications
I can think only of this: (1) Move your... 612 Views / 3 Replies  
I can think only of this:

(1) Move your entire ~/Library/Preferences folder to the desktop.
(2) Try Limewire, should work now. Quit it.
(3) Move a group of preference files from the old...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 22, 2006 at 11:41 AM, in Mac OS X
The problem solved - by deleting three files in... 612 Views / 3 Replies  
The problem solved - by deleting three files in ~/Library/Preferences:

Java Plugin certificates 1.3.1_16
java.awt.im.plist
java.plist
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 14, 2006 at 01:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Problems with Java Plugin Settings in /Applications/Utilities (SOLVED) 612 Views / 3 Replies  
I am having problems with Java:

(1) Java Preferences utility in /Applications/Utilities/Java/J2SE 5.0 opens as a blank grey window.

(2) Java 1.4.2 Plugin Settings utility in...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 14, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Mac OS X
5400 rpm 100GB in my 12" that I got in April. 730 Views / 11 Replies  
5400 rpm 100GB in my 12" that I got in April.
Posted by wunderkind, on Oct 21, 2005 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you do not hear the normal startup chime, then... 480 Views / 3 Replies  
If you do not hear the normal startup chime, then read this:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58442

Although the article says that the number of LED flashes should be the same as...
Posted by wunderkind, on Sep 24, 2005 at 09:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This happens after the logic board replacement.... 601 Views / 7 Replies  
This happens after the logic board replacement. I've seen serial number "disappearing" each time after 2 logic board replacements on an iBook.
Posted by wunderkind, on Sep 4, 2005 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
4-4.5 hours on a new battery. 935 Views / 19 Replies  
4-4.5 hours on a new battery.
Posted by wunderkind, on Jun 12, 2005 at 07:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does not make any difference (12" rev. D + 17"... 4,277 Views / 61 Replies  
Does not make any difference (12" rev. D + 17" display) - mirroring or spanning.
Posted by wunderkind, on May 21, 2005 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it a bug or is it a feature that images are... 743 Views / 11 Replies  
Is it a bug or is it a feature that images are played in random order? And I do not see anywhere a preference pane for Finder slideshows.
Posted by wunderkind, on May 21, 2005 at 01:29 AM, in Mac OS X
12" rev. D PB on iLap +17" display = fan runs all... 4,277 Views / 61 Replies  
12" rev. D PB on iLap +17" display = fan runs all the time at probably full speed.
Posted by wunderkind, on May 20, 2005 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought that all five Family Pack Tiger... 1,888 Views / 39 Replies  
I thought that all five Family Pack Tiger licenses are supposed to be used on five Macs within the same household. :confused:
Posted by wunderkind, on May 13, 2005 at 01:10 PM, in Mac OS X
No, it does not. 1,354 Views / 29 Replies  
No, it does not.
Posted by wunderkind, on May 12, 2005 at 05:22 AM, in Mac OS X
It works on my 12" in 10.3.9 using ThermographX.... 600 Views / 7 Replies  
It works on my 12" in 10.3.9 using ThermographX. All four sensors continuously update.
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 30, 2005 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The SMART status is reported in Disk Utility in... 972 Views / 22 Replies  
The SMART status is reported in Disk Utility in the bottom of the window after you click on a drive icon in the list on the left.

Several utilities (DiskWarrior, Tech Tool Pro) check SMART status...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 28, 2005 at 05:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've read somewhere that you have to hold down... 795 Views / 9 Replies  
I've read somewhere that you have to hold down Ctrl-Option-Apple when opening Displays pref pane. Then it will show the option to rotate.
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 28, 2005 at 05:22 AM, in Mac OS X
I had the same problem - the online form says... 1,406 Views / 23 Replies  
I had the same problem - the online form says "Serial number not found". I filled out the Up-To-Date pdf form, attached invoice from Apple for the new PB and faxed both. Everything was sorted out in...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 28, 2005 at 05:19 AM, in Mac OS X
The easiest would be to put in a DVD from a... 678 Views / 9 Replies  
The easiest would be to put in a DVD from a different region (not 1 or region-free), read the dialog box that will say how many changes left and then click "Cancel" = no change made.
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 27, 2005 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use Panther. ThermographX was always working... 751 Views / 14 Replies  
I use Panther. ThermographX was always working fine for me on rev. B 1GHz 12" (10.3.0-10.3.8) and now on rev. D 1.5GHz 12" (10.3.9).

I know for sure that ThermographX works on rev. D 12", since I...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 23, 2005 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yes (see my sig) and yes, all four sensors (HDD... 751 Views / 14 Replies  
yes (see my sig) and yes, all four sensors (HDD bottomside, CPU topside, GPU on die, battery).
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 23, 2005 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ThermographX seems to work on new 12". 751 Views / 14 Replies  
ThermographX seems to work on new 12".
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 23, 2005 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I see. So the only answer to my question is to... 422 Views / 4 Replies  
I see. So the only answer to my question is to use it in a clamshell mode. I did not try it first, since the only keyboard I have is for a different language layout.

However, what worked is to use...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 17, 2005 at 06:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Question about monitor spanning and monitor mirroring 422 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a 12" PB. Screen is 1024x768.
At home I connect it to a 17" LCD that has 1280x1024 resolution.

If I do display mirroring, then I am limited to the highest resolution of the PB's screen...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 17, 2005 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's a good idea. Pacifist is definitely... 1,512 Views / 23 Replies  
That's a good idea. Pacifist is definitely another option, if not involving few more steps.
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 16, 2005 at 12:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Some of these new disks are very... 1,512 Views / 23 Replies  
Some of these new disks are very hardware-specific. I was unable to install bundled software that came with new rev. D PB 12" 1.5GHz on rev. B PB 12" 1GHz with a message saying that "you cannot...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 16, 2005 at 03:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Tiger retail and Up-To-Date disks - what's the difference? 386 Views / 3 Replies  
If I get Tiger through Up-To-Date program, will it be a full install (like retail full version of Tiger)? Or will it require Panther to be installed first? If second, then probably it can't be used...
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 13, 2005 at 03:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Won't you need a dual-layer DVD burner to make a... 433 Views / 6 Replies  
Won't you need a dual-layer DVD burner to make a backup?
Posted by wunderkind, on Apr 13, 2005 at 01:57 PM, in Mac OS X
rev. B 12" 1GHz PB: zero problems in 14 months. ... 2,128 Views / 42 Replies  
rev. B 12" 1GHz PB: zero problems in 14 months.

rev. D 12" 1.5GHz PB: an out-of-a-box defective SuperDrive that scratched many disks. Was replaced with a new unit that has a detached keyboard (I...
Posted by wunderkind, on Mar 16, 2005 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It is a common issue discussed around the web. ... 1,885 Views / 22 Replies  
It is a common issue discussed around the web.

More likely to be a hardware issue, since (1) initially Apple was exchanging such defective PBs and (2) trackpad in new PBs although looks the same...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 27, 2005 at 03:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No replies? Am I the only one lucky? Oh well.... 401 Views / 1 Replies  
No replies? Am I the only one lucky? Oh well. I'll call Apple on Monday and see what they say. Probably the only choice they'll give me is to repair. Although the problem existed from day one, I do...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 27, 2005 at 03:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Defective SuperDrive in new PB 12" 1.5GHz 401 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got my new PowerBook 12" 1.5GHz SuperDrive on February 3. It was not until two weeks later that I realized that the SuperDrive is defective. There's no problem reading or writing CDs or DVDs....
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 25, 2005 at 11:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" PB: TOSHIBA MK8026GAX: ... 1,031 Views / 18 Replies  
12" PB:

TOSHIBA MK8026GAX:

Capacity: 74.53 GB
Model: TOSHIBA MK8026GAX
Revision: PA005B
Serial Number: Z4P30090S
Removable Media: No
Detachable Drive: No
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 24, 2005 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Other World Computing. Reliable RAM, excellent... 697 Views / 15 Replies  
Other World Computing. Reliable RAM, excellent service:

http://eshop.macsales.com/
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 20, 2005 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
With large libraries the solution is to decrease... 1,791 Views / 21 Replies  
With large libraries the solution is to decrease the size of photos displayed in the browser. And to turn off drop shadows.
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 20, 2005 at 09:50 PM, in Applications
Another alternative is to create a small... 507 Views / 9 Replies  
Another alternative is to create a small emergency partition with OS X and DiskWarrior to boot from to check your main partition.
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 20, 2005 at 09:45 PM, in Applications
An obvious question is which software/computer... 396 Views / 4 Replies  
An obvious question is which software/computer did you use to burn this DVD.
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 20, 2005 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did not notice any difference in reception... 2,410 Views / 36 Replies  
I did not notice any difference in reception between rev. B and rev. D 12".
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 19, 2005 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Same here. Toast was almost half-way through... 536 Views / 9 Replies  
Same here. Toast was almost half-way through copying it (and I was thinking it takes unusually long) when I realized it is a ~6.7GB DVD.

Now I really need to find a DL burner. I do not like an...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 11, 2005 at 09:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you want to see some crap LCD displays, you... 5,149 Views / 57 Replies  
If you want to see some crap LCD displays, you should come to my place of work and look at HP displays (connected to HP desktops) - probably the cheapest IT department could buy. Compared to them 12"...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 11, 2005 at 09:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
17" PBs use a higher capacity battery than... 1,565 Views / 17 Replies  
17" PBs use a higher capacity battery than 15".
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 10, 2005 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" PB model: MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-835E: ... 5,698 Views / 34 Replies  
12" PB model:

MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-835E:

Manufacturer: MATSHITA
Model: MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-835E
Revision: GAN7
Serial Number:
Drive Type: CD-RW/DVD-RW
Disc Burning: Apple...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 8, 2005 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I know the specs of my PB. The question... 346 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks. I know the specs of my PB. The question is why Bluetooth does not show up in System Profiler. And where I can see that indeed my PB has Bluetooth EDR?

Like for FireWire - in System...
Posted by wunderkind, on Feb 8, 2005 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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