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It's handy when doing development. An IDE works... 1,903 Views / 41 Replies  
It's handy when doing development. An IDE works best when you have ample horisontal space for a wide text editor + file system navigator.
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 25, 2009 at 05:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hopefully they'll increase the resolution of the... 1,903 Views / 41 Replies  
Hopefully they'll increase the resolution of the 13" MBP soon. It's the only thing I'm missing on mine.
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're into DIY, then you can convert it to a... 3,174 Views / 11 Replies  
If you're into DIY, then you can convert it to a headless emac. All you really need is an ATX PSU. Check out this article; Headless eMac (http://www.lbodnar.dsl.pipex.com/eServer/)
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 21, 2009 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wonder how the screen compares to the 13"... 1,903 Views / 41 Replies  
Wonder how the screen compares to the 13" mbp?
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 21, 2009 at 01:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So did anyone notice any improvement with 10.5.8?... 992 Views / 17 Replies  
So did anyone notice any improvement with 10.5.8?

I just sold off my older MBP that had this problem, and now got a 13" MBP, so I couldn't test it myself. It doesn't miss keystrokes like the old...
Posted by iampivot, on Aug 6, 2009 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe a poll is in order. 6,540 Views / 135 Replies  
Maybe a poll is in order.
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 12, 2009 at 06:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's another theory; What if the SD slot is a... 6,540 Views / 135 Replies  
Here's another theory; What if the SD slot is a signal of things to come?

It's not hard to see that SD sticks easily stores more data than both CDROMs and DVDs, even double layer DVDs. Maybe...
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 12, 2009 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
From the tech spec page at apple.com, it now... 1,583 Views / 33 Replies  
From the tech spec page at apple.com, it now looks like it's only the 13" MBP that supports the apple headset with microphone. It's not mentioned on either the 15" or 17" MBP. Has support for it been...
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 9, 2009 at 01:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! bind 'set... 693 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks!

bind 'set mark-symlinked-directories on' works!

I was using leopard btw,

Macintosh-3:~ torgeir$ bash --version
GNU bash, version 3.2.17(1)-release (i386-apple-darwin9.0)
Copyright...
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 19, 2008 at 02:24 AM, in macOS
terminal & mark-directories autocompletion 693 Views / 3 Replies  
Autocompletion with terminal seems to work differently from other bash shells autocomplete. Eg if I type cd /e and press Tab, I get cd /etc. If I do it under linux I get cd /etc/. See the difference?...
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 18, 2008 at 09:17 PM, in macOS
anyone? 413 Views / 1 Replies  
anyone?
Posted by iampivot, on May 25, 2008 at 08:22 AM, in Applications
apple mail threading - losing selection / focus 413 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm using apple mail and have "organize by thread" turned on.

When I click on a thread amongs my new unread mail where there are multiple mail messages in the thread, very often after a few...
Posted by iampivot, on May 22, 2008 at 05:19 PM, in Applications
Poll: new MBs and MBPs - differentiating factor? 462 Views / 3 Replies  
Will the new MBPs that are coming in the next months have SSD hard drives? will it be the new differentiating factor between MBs and MBPs, with all MBs having superdrives from now on? What do you...
Posted by iampivot, on May 21, 2008 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This problem is still hotly debated on the apple... 5,061 Views / 32 Replies  
This problem is still hotly debated on the apple support forums;

Apple - Support - Discussions - Anyone with a MBP that doesn't skip ......
Posted by iampivot, on Mar 18, 2008 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The update worked sort of for me, since now the... 5,061 Views / 32 Replies  
The update worked sort of for me, since now the dropped letter frequency is down to what it was with Tiger, before I upgraded to Leopard.

It is still a problem. So I'm wondering, does anyone with...
Posted by iampivot, on Mar 16, 2008 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What sort of battery time do you get with the... 2,643 Views / 18 Replies  
What sort of battery time do you get with the 320GB WD drive? (And with which MBP? SR?)
Posted by iampivot, on Mar 2, 2008 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From the tests at Toms hardware I draw the... 2,643 Views / 18 Replies  
From the tests at Toms hardware I draw the conclusion that while the WD is really fast, it's also a bit power hungry. The Samsung seems to be the overall best choice if you also consider power draw,...
Posted by iampivot, on Feb 29, 2008 at 03:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I still find that I don't get keys registered... 5,389 Views / 18 Replies  
I still find that I don't get keys registered unless the key has been hit hard and all the way down. So this is sort of a 50% fix for me.

Maybe I should just go back to Linux, then I'd get the...
Posted by iampivot, on Feb 20, 2008 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Doing a reset all (under settings / general)... 888 Views / 2 Replies  
Doing a reset all (under settings / general) fixed it for me.
Posted by iampivot, on Jan 25, 2008 at 07:01 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
upgraded to 1.1.3 with the softupdate, now can't use EDGE networking.. 888 Views / 2 Replies  
I did the 1.1.3 upgrade as described here: cre.ations.net - Blog entry: iPhone 1.1.3 jailbreak released (http://cre.ations.net/blog/post/iphone-113-jailbreak-released)

But now my iphone don't...
Posted by iampivot, on Jan 25, 2008 at 03:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
ELP- first letter always missing! Apple is censoring!!! 5,389 Views / 18 Replies  
"ELP - first letter always missing!" has been a long thread (35 pages!) on the apple bug discussion forums, but the thread got closed. A second thread was opened, but also closed not long after.
...
Posted by iampivot, on Jan 21, 2008 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There will prob be MBP updates within the next... 1,462 Views / 21 Replies  
There will prob be MBP updates within the next month...
Posted by iampivot, on Jan 15, 2008 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would mostly like to have something the size of... 9,373 Views / 251 Replies  
I would mostly like to have something the size of the macbook, but with the internal optical drive replaced with another battery, and the option of a solid state disk, to reduce battery time. The...
Posted by iampivot, on Jan 15, 2008 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, I haven't actually tried the razr 2. Is it... 640 Views / 3 Replies  
Hmm, I haven't actually tried the razr 2. Is it using vibration or some form of pieso electric effect?
Posted by iampivot, on Dec 4, 2007 at 04:17 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
tactile feedback using the ringer vibrator? 640 Views / 3 Replies  
Taking an idea from the Wii, which uses the built in vibrator in the controller to give feedback to the operator when hovering over controls, what if the iphone gave a slight vibration each time you...
Posted by iampivot, on Dec 3, 2007 at 10:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is our problem similar to those described in this... 3,240 Views / 11 Replies  
Is our problem similar to those described in this long thread?

Apple - Support - Discussions - ELP! - first letter always missing! ......
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 25, 2007 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone? 495 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone?
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 11, 2007 at 10:18 PM, in macOS
first key typed after changing window is lost? 495 Views / 6 Replies  
Am not sure if this is a leopard bug or not, but lately, when i change from one window to another, or a new dialogue pops up, if I type too quickly, the first key typed is silently dropped.

Has...
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 8, 2007 at 09:42 AM, in macOS
I would actually like to _mute_ the chime on... 815 Views / 11 Replies  
I would actually like to _mute_ the chime on boot. I find quite un-elegant and I find it weird that a design conscious company like apple would use such a hideous sound. Maybe it's kept as a heritage...
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 6, 2007 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The _login_ is not there by default. If you mean... 1,766 Views / 7 Replies  
The _login_ is not there by default. If you mean a root _account_, then that's because it's UNIX.
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
They don't. They just scan ip ranges. This... 1,766 Views / 7 Replies  
They don't. They just scan ip ranges. This happens today with any SSH server on the internet. Most server receive a dosen requests every second with attempted logins using usernames and passwords...
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:42 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The time-bomb of unlocked iphones.. 1,766 Views / 7 Replies  
How many people remember to change the root password on their iphone after unlocking it and installing sshd in the process? 50%? 10%?

Imagine how many use their phone on public open wireless...
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 29, 2007 at 08:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I did just that earlier this week. I got it... 3,706 Views / 3 Replies  
I did just that earlier this week. I got it unlocked and now have been using it in both the UK and in norway.
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 25, 2007 at 09:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Can the iphone v1.1.1 sold in the shops today... 550 Views / 3 Replies  
- be downgraded to OS version 1.02 and then activated (so that I can use the non-phone features), or must I find a v1.02 iphone?
Posted by iampivot, on Oct 7, 2007 at 02:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I saw them in the Apple shop in Regent Street... 3,044 Views / 50 Replies  
I saw them in the Apple shop in Regent Street yesterday (29th), so they're definitely in London now.
Posted by iampivot, on Sep 30, 2007 at 07:49 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
automatic ambient light adjustment is too eager! 418 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got "automatic adjust brightness as ambient light changes" turned on in the display settings in system preferences, but the sensor, which is located to the left of the keyboard is just too...
Posted by iampivot, on Sep 9, 2007 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm wondering if someone who has just bought a... 142,563 Views / 89 Replies  
I'm wondering if someone who has just bought a macbook pro (latest version 2.2GHz, LED backlight) can check to see which version of firmware their DVDRW drive has? Mine is a matsushita UJ-857E...
Posted by iampivot, on Aug 20, 2007 at 07:24 PM, in Hardware Hacking
It seems to be the GPU that heats up these new... 1,738 Views / 24 Replies  
It seems to be the GPU that heats up these new MBPs. Look at that istat reading for the GPU diode.
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 26, 2007 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any theory why there's a 6-7 degrees difference... 5,309 Views / 71 Replies  
Any theory why there's a 6-7 degrees difference between the GPU diode and the GPU heatsink, as istat indicates?
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 22, 2007 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm wondering if the GPU can actually be the... 5,309 Views / 71 Replies  
I'm wondering if the GPU can actually be the culprit in these new MBPs. I've got a week old 2.2Ghz SR MBP and my istat shows the GPU being about 8 degrees hotter than the CPU and about 6 degrees...
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 22, 2007 at 04:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you maybe have one of the batteries that were... 1,391 Views / 20 Replies  
Do you maybe have one of the batteries that were recalled by Apple? I think they were more powerful but also a bit more dangerous. You can check the serial number of your battery at Apple's website.
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 11, 2007 at 06:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How to fully discharge? 1,391 Views / 20 Replies  
My battery is down to 89% (4915mAh) after 195 cycles. How do you fully discharge the battery in order to recalibrate it? My mac always goes to sleep before the battery is completely empty.
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 9, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had two logic board replacements in my mbp... 691 Views / 9 Replies  
I've had two logic board replacements in my mbp rev A. The first time the serial number was no longer available through software, and I got explained that this was normal. This logicboard was another...
Posted by iampivot, on Jan 20, 2007 at 05:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What about noise? I've heard rumors that the new... 2,307 Views / 13 Replies  
What about noise? I've heard rumors that the new 5400rpm 160gb disk in the C2D MBP is quite noisy?
Posted by iampivot, on Dec 29, 2006 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
sourcing ibook 14" touchpad replacement? 525 Views / 1 Replies  
My girlfriends old 14" ibook G4 has a bad touchpad, which now has completely stopped functioning. I've tried looking on ebay for a replacement, but all I see are G3 assemblies with the keyboard...
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 13, 2006 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
10 days before apple even starts repairing mbp? 580 Views / 5 Replies  
I just handed in my mbp for repair the second time in an apple store in London. Apparently they leave the machine cold ten days before they have a look at it, order parts etc. I'm wondering if this...
Posted by iampivot, on Nov 9, 2006 at 09:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a new logic board installed, and it doesn't... 4,041 Views / 6 Replies  
I had a new logic board installed, and it doesn't have a serial number, System Profiler reports

Serial Number: SystemSerialNumb

which apple said is because they don't have any means of...
Posted by iampivot, on Jul 12, 2006 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
segfault when using openldap in 10.4.7 348 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm trying to enable the openldap server that comes with OS X. I try to start it, but am getting a segfault:

Vigor11:/etc/openldap torgeir$ sudo /usr/libexec/slapd -d 1
Password:
@(#) $OpenLDAP:...
Posted by iampivot, on Jul 12, 2006 at 02:43 PM, in Applications
For me it crashes when my macbook pro comes out... 3,962 Views / 63 Replies  
For me it crashes when my macbook pro comes out of sleep. Open the lid and *poof*. Happens every time.
Posted by iampivot, on Jul 5, 2006 at 07:41 PM, in Applications
Yes must have been intel only. 1,066 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes must have been intel only.
Posted by iampivot, on Jun 29, 2006 at 07:10 PM, in Applications
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