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I have had every leopard beta and started using... 1,048 Views / 11 Replies  
I have had every leopard beta and started using 527 as the first beta that i used as a stable main OS. The upgrade process from Tiger was flawless and 9A559 has Zero problems that I have encountered....
Posted by jtrwallace, on Oct 14, 2007 at 05:19 AM, in Mac OS X
mine has three in there... 6,044 Views / 26 Replies  
mine has three in there...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Aug 23, 2007 at 06:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ok, i'll admit after first installing ilife '08 i... 7,626 Views / 150 Replies  
ok, i'll admit after first installing ilife '08 i had some glitches. i had to install the update, restart, then reinstall certain packages. however, now iweb, iphoto, and grageband work as...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Aug 9, 2007 at 05:14 AM, in Applications
well, as I was reading this thread, people were... 1,039 Views / 22 Replies  
well, as I was reading this thread, people were asking what are you doing with your other hand? well, my other hand was under my chin... not really doing anything, but, it wasn't on the laptop. I...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Aug 8, 2007 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if you do a geekbench score on that computer im... 1,604 Views / 44 Replies  
if you do a geekbench score on that computer im sure it will come out to be somewhere around 700 or 800 whereas my new MBP comes out to 3250... huge difference. encoding is enormously different
Posted by jtrwallace, on Aug 8, 2007 at 02:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Never ever 3,218 Views / 61 Replies  
You should never turn your computer off, in my opinion. Leaving a Windows computer on allows the already infected system to become more infected but a Mac is never infected. System parts like to...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 31, 2007 at 06:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I went from a PowerBook G4 to the latest MBP and... 302 Views / 14 Replies  
I went from a PowerBook G4 to the latest MBP and I used Migration Assistant. I can tell you that I took no precautions whatsoever, I had a crapton of Unsanity Haxies installed and I had a few PPC...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 29, 2007 at 02:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, that's just something OS X does to make it... 384 Views / 13 Replies  
Yeah, that's just something OS X does to make it so that the OS isn't slow to start up and doesn't constantly use resources. But, its just the first time... I never restart my computer so why don't...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 28, 2007 at 05:03 PM, in Mac OS X
yeah, the system chime sounds at the volume level... 229 Views / 4 Replies  
yeah, the system chime sounds at the volume level you last had your computer at.
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 22, 2007 at 08:15 PM, in Mac OS X
as long as you dont put it on your skin you... 4,324 Views / 17 Replies  
as long as you dont put it on your skin you should be fine. i place mine on my lap with shorts/pants.
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 22, 2007 at 02:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
alainmeyer.... the new ones will Never run that... 4,324 Views / 17 Replies  
alainmeyer.... the new ones will Never run that low at normal browsing. as lorenzo said, thats how mine is too and thats how all the new ones ive encountered run. lorenzo : no you are not doomed. the...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 22, 2007 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, i wouldn't put them both on the same drive... 566 Views / 8 Replies  
yeah, i wouldn't put them both on the same drive just for now. I have Leopard on an external and my bootcamp and tiger on my internal so that I can boot into any three.
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 21, 2007 at 02:15 AM, in Mac OS X
lol i love this yay for us thread. its kinda... 1,695 Views / 29 Replies  
lol i love this yay for us thread. its kinda funny. i guess yay for me too, i just got my 2.4 15" matte and I just upgraded it to 3 GB of ram
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 19, 2007 at 03:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I know this isn't quite the same, but... 765 Views / 22 Replies  
Well, I know this isn't quite the same, but before my current MBP with 256mb of VRAM I had the latest PowerBook with 128mb of VRAM. I use Aperture A LOT and the PB had 1.5GB of RAM and the MBP has...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 16, 2007 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, that's the one port I miss the most. During... 2,165 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, that's the one port I miss the most. During high school my class always depended on my PowerBook to have the S-Video out because our projector only worked with S-Video and no one else had a...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 16, 2007 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went from a 1.67GHz PowerBook G4 with 1.5GB of... 708 Views / 11 Replies  
I went from a 1.67GHz PowerBook G4 with 1.5GB of RAM to the MBP 2.4 GHz with 3GB of RAM. When I first got my PB I only had 512 mb of Ram and it was excruciatingly slow. So I bought another GB and for...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 16, 2007 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
.Mac is worth it to me. I initially got it... 412 Views / 19 Replies  
.Mac is worth it to me. I initially got it because i desired a .mac e-mail address immensely. Every time I give someone my e-mail address they are like oh, like the computer? And I say yes and it...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 14, 2007 at 02:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I think the one thing that damages computers is... 590 Views / 18 Replies  
I think the one thing that damages computers is extreme temperature changes. For instance, there is a huge difference between room temp and operating temp. When you let your computer, laptop or...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 12, 2007 at 05:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow you included like every option there was.... 554 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow you included like every option there was. Good job. I have used a few of those and I dislike CoverSutra but I love Synergy as it only comes on when iTunes is on and the album art and info pops up...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 12, 2007 at 03:53 AM, in GUI Customization
Dude, Panther was a long time ago. Its Leopard... 1,183 Views / 43 Replies  
Dude, Panther was a long time ago. Its Leopard that's coming out as 10.5 Get your cats straight ;) To OP, I say go for the 2.4Ghz, 4GB RAM, 160GB 7200 RPM HDD, 256MB VRAM. The Glossy vs Matte is up...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 12, 2007 at 03:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess I name mine fairly boring names. ... 30,337 Views / 112 Replies  
I guess I name mine fairly boring names.
Internal - Tiger
FW External Partition 1 (for iTunes) - iTunes
FW External Partition 2 (for Leopard) - Leopard
USB External Partition 1 (for Time Machine)...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 12, 2007 at 03:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Well, my temps before the update were like 60+... 590 Views / 18 Replies  
Well, my temps before the update were like 60+ idling and now they are 50+. Its extremely variable. With smcFanControl monitoring the temp it goes up and down like 5+-. but I would say now that...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i played it on the last rev powerbook and i had... 1,011 Views / 12 Replies  
i played it on the last rev powerbook and i had it on pretty high settings with no faults... its probably something specific to your computer
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 11, 2007 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you ever heard what Steve Jobs hates the... 590 Views / 18 Replies  
Have you ever heard what Steve Jobs hates the most? Fans. I've been researching a lot about Steve lately and in the original Apple he dictated that fans not be present. So, macs run hotter than pcs,...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 10, 2007 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
man i wish i had known that. i mistakenly... 2,477 Views / 8 Replies  
man i wish i had known that. i mistakenly installed leopard over my boot camp then tried to use BCA to merge them back to one and since it was no longer in NTFS it wouldnt let me. then i went through...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 8, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
if you go into advanced editing mode you can... 451 Views / 7 Replies  
if you go into advanced editing mode you can actually choose from a range of different gammas. i use 2.0 Gamma and, for me, its perfect.
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 8, 2007 at 03:56 AM, in Mac OS X
the displays on the new mbps are amazing. nothing... 604 Views / 10 Replies  
the displays on the new mbps are amazing. nothing short of stunning. these people found a loop hole and are exploiting it. some guy at apple f'ed up. so what. the display is the most beautiful ive...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 8, 2007 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the only catch with migration assistant is that... 625 Views / 11 Replies  
the only catch with migration assistant is that you have to press change all whenever a program is accessing keychain or something. Otherwise, no problems. It just tells you its the first time you've...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 6, 2007 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i use the unsanity haxie mighty mouse and my... 10,364 Views / 295 Replies  
i use the unsanity haxie mighty mouse and my arrow pulsates with different shades of blue instead of the spinning beach ball.... much more soothing
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 5, 2007 at 11:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Why hasn't he updated? 350 Views / 6 Replies  
Why hasn't he updated?
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 4, 2007 at 08:36 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, Virtual PC is the only way to go. I had it... 3,314 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, Virtual PC is the only way to go. I had it on my PowerBook. It is excruciatingly slow, but if you just do a very minimal install and stop most of the services and DONT install antivirus, you...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 4, 2007 at 04:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I think that you can never have enough ram. I'm... 262 Views / 5 Replies  
I think that you can never have enough ram. I'm constantly using all of my 2 gigs and I am considering going the 4 gig option... just my two cents.
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 4, 2007 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
THANKS --erik-- for the space bar thing. I'm... 10,364 Views / 295 Replies  
THANKS --erik-- for the space bar thing. I'm pretty stupid. Also, it sucks that webclip doesnt work for you. It worked for me on the first try, I just did the same thing Jobs did in the keynote:...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 4, 2007 at 04:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Ah, ok. Which apps are buggy. First, and most... 10,364 Views / 295 Replies  
Ah, ok. Which apps are buggy.
First, and most important: System Preferences
When you first open it its fine. But after you go to one preference pane all the text on all the buttons gets f'ed up and...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 4, 2007 at 04:22 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, I just installed Leopard yesterday as well. I... 10,364 Views / 295 Replies  
OK, I just installed Leopard yesterday as well. I must say, while I think stacks look really cool when open, they look horrible when not open. It is completely stupid and ridiculous to have the stack...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 2, 2007 at 07:37 PM, in Mac OS X
why not just use the migration assistant? that's... 625 Views / 11 Replies  
why not just use the migration assistant? that's what I did. Every single setting is preserved, every file the same, everything is exactly how it was. I went from powerbook to mbp this way. the only...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jul 2, 2007 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I installed Parallels after 3.0 came out and I... 2,134 Views / 9 Replies  
I installed Parallels after 3.0 came out and I use my boot camp partition. I will say this: its slow to start up. So, I tried VMware and its much faster. I've never tried a simple virtual machine as...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 28, 2007 at 08:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This is the thing. I used FileVault for a year... 493 Views / 14 Replies  
This is the thing. I used FileVault for a year and had no problems with it. I understood that by using it, you have to periodically optimize FileVault so as to clear up space on your hard drive. I...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 27, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Is the light changing in the room in which your... 523 Views / 6 Replies  
Is the light changing in the room in which your MBP is in? The ambient light sensor detects how much light is in the room and adjusts the screen brightness accordingly for optimal viewing. In lots of...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 27, 2007 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well, he is really selling that computer for a... 401 Views / 16 Replies  
well, he is really selling that computer for a low price. I just sold my 15" 1.67GHZ 1.5 GB ram 80GB hard drive on ebay for 1050. It made me sad to sell it but it was a 1000 dollar down payment on...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 25, 2007 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the same exact computer as the Person Man... 475 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the same exact computer as the Person Man except mine is Matte and I have to agree with him. I have had no problems with my computer whatsoever. I have never even seen a dead pixel but I don't...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 24, 2007 at 05:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hmm.... i tried to see if i noticed uneven... 964 Views / 17 Replies  
hmm.... i tried to see if i noticed uneven lighting.... but it seems to be even to me. i dont know if its because im looking for uneven lighting or that it is uneven lighting or that there is more...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 18, 2007 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got my macbook pro the new 2.4 and i... 561 Views / 14 Replies  
I just got my macbook pro the new 2.4 and i closed it like normal expecting it to go to sleep last night and then it restarted with the lid closed... i hope this doesnt persist.
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 18, 2007 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmm, interesting. i suppose it wont matter much... 866 Views / 20 Replies  
hmm, interesting. i suppose it wont matter much but like you said its nice to say "i have 512 MB" when you didnt even ask for it :)
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 18, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
VRAM in new 2.4 MBP 866 Views / 20 Replies  
Ok, I posted this on AI Forums as well but I was wondering if maybe someone here had some more information on this issue. On bootcamp, my new 2.4 MBP says that my video card has 512 mb of VRAM and on...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 14, 2007 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You know, I'm coming from the latest PowerBook G4... 964 Views / 17 Replies  
You know, I'm coming from the latest PowerBook G4 and I had seen other MBPs before buying my new 2.4 this past Sunday and the screen to me is amazingly bright. It lights up my entire room as if I had...
Posted by jtrwallace, on Jun 14, 2007 at 02:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I would vote, except I don't have a choice that I... 1,073 Views / 4 Replies  
I would vote, except I don't have a choice that I want to vote for. I think Mac OS X should be the name of the operating system on all devices running OS X whether they are lite versions or not.
Posted by jtrwallace, on May 13, 2007 at 07:42 PM, in Mac OS X
5 GB isn't enough. That's cutting it way too... 823 Views / 8 Replies  
5 GB isn't enough. That's cutting it way too close in my experience. You definitely should consider getting an external HDD. I have 80 GB internal and I leave 20 GB unused. I have 500 GB external and...
Posted by jtrwallace, on May 2, 2007 at 04:36 AM, in Mac OS X
That's called Time Machine available in Leopard 49,778 Views / 12 Replies  
That's called Time Machine available in Leopard
Posted by jtrwallace, on May 2, 2007 at 04:22 AM, in Mac OS X
Basically what you are asking for is what... 330 Views / 4 Replies  
Basically what you are asking for is what everyone that has ever thought FTFF has asked for. All of my finder windows are different sizes... I just decided to live with it. Let's hope Leopard fixes...
Posted by jtrwallace, on May 2, 2007 at 04:18 AM, in Mac OS X
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