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The article is referring to the software... 982 Views / 8 Replies  
The article is referring to the software "iBooks", not the hardware.
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 28, 2013 at 08:33 PM, in Mac News
Mine does the exact same thing. 374 Views / 1 Replies  
Mine does the exact same thing.
Posted by Hairllama, on Jun 12, 2009 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
If the frame is thin walled aluminum (most... 786 Views / 33 Replies  
If the frame is thin walled aluminum (most aluminum frames), be careful of sandblasting or sanding. Use a chemical stripper and some elbow grease. You can use a glass bead blast, but still have to...
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 9, 2008 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The drivers are all installed and up to date. I... 391 Views / 3 Replies  
The drivers are all installed and up to date. I just can't figure out why it prints some documents and not others.
Posted by Hairllama, on Sep 8, 2006 at 09:30 PM, in Networking
Mackbook Pro Printing Weirdness 391 Views / 3 Replies  
I have coworker with a new MacBook Pro that has trouble with network printing in the office. We are on a mostly Windows network and use a networked Lexmark T630. I can print fine with my G4, but...
Posted by Hairllama, on Sep 8, 2006 at 11:43 AM, in Networking
Consumer credit is a cancer. If you don't have... 736 Views / 6 Replies  
Consumer credit is a cancer. If you don't have the cash, it means you can't afford it right now. Save up, sell some things, work an extra job then get your Macbook. At your age, you need to learn...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 27, 2006 at 10:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's not a MacBook. 14,916 Views / 188 Replies  
That's not a MacBook.
Posted by Hairllama, on May 29, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree that Firewire is faster, but I have a... 2,121 Views / 65 Replies  
I agree that Firewire is faster, but I have a consipiracy theory about no Firewire. I recently read (rumor) that Apple was not going to include Firewire booting on the Intel Macs. Could it be that...
Posted by Hairllama, on Oct 29, 2005 at 09:55 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The optical drive bus on the G5 is ATA, you could... 1,176 Views / 9 Replies  
The optical drive bus on the G5 is ATA, you could use that to attach the LaCie drive.
Posted by Hairllama, on Sep 10, 2005 at 12:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Locked into Powerbook Purchase for 3 years, Qs 474 Views / 4 Replies  
I need some help making a decision with the Intel transition looming. I just landed a job that will help with the purchase of a new Powerbook. They will pay half of any Powerbook I want, but they...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 6, 2005 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd be OK with that thinking if I hadn't paid $80... 7,079 Views / 138 Replies  
I'd be OK with that thinking if I hadn't paid $80 for an unfinished application. I hope I don't have to pay for the real release after beta testing this thing. This reminds me a bit of OS X version...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 23, 2005 at 09:43 AM, in Applications
I think you helped me stumble on to something,... 7,079 Views / 138 Replies  
I think you helped me stumble on to something, Pages is not really a word processor! It's a light weight page layout app. Silly me, I thought it would be the Appleworks replacement, or at least...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 23, 2005 at 12:50 AM, in Applications
My biggest problem so far is the way I have to... 7,079 Views / 138 Replies  
My biggest problem so far is the way I have to open yet another pallet to change fonts, set justification, etc. I miss having the most critical formatting tools on the toolbar. Also if you turn off...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 22, 2005 at 10:46 AM, in Applications
Hey, to all you Nebraska guys, don't forget... 7,079 Views / 138 Replies  
Hey, to all you Nebraska guys, don't forget CompUSA in Omaha. I make a trip every time I'm in the area. I'll be heading in tomorrow to see if they have the new hardware. As for iWork, I got it...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 22, 2005 at 03:43 AM, in Applications
I just got iWork today and have been playing with... 4,409 Views / 7 Replies  
I just got iWork today and have been playing with it. I don't think the resume' templates are anything special. I wouldn't advise using any word processor's built in template for an important...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 22, 2005 at 03:32 AM, in Applications
I certainly think you got the better deal. I've... 604 Views / 16 Replies  
I certainly think you got the better deal. I've thought many times about upgrading to a different machine, but my Pismo does so many things so well. I'm taking a class right now that requires me to...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 21, 2005 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Smalldog $,1679 1Ghz Albook, Good Deal? 509 Views / 7 Replies  
Smalldog has 1GHz Albooks for $1,679. Is this a good deal, or should I just get the latest revision? Any advice?
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 17, 2005 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Based on the rumors I've heard . . . we might be... 1,259 Views / 31 Replies  
Based on the rumors I've heard . . . we might be calling it the "LC-IV", "New 6100", "iPizza Box", or "iMac Mini"
Posted by Hairllama, on Jan 3, 2005 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd like to see the PBs go back to a non-metal... 1,535 Views / 24 Replies  
I'd like to see the PBs go back to a non-metal case. IMHO plastic is more durable than metal for a portable. I'd love to see a "Widescreen Pismo" style PB with all the latest go fast goodies + I...
Posted by Hairllama, on Dec 16, 2004 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Pismo is still running strong. The HD ribbon... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
The Pismo is still running strong. The HD ribbon cable is certainly loose. It just fell off as I swapped out drives the other day. I hope this was the problem. I'll check in if it dies again.
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 26, 2004 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, It's the 25th. I just checked. 23,253 Views / 113 Replies  
Yep, It's the 25th. I just checked.
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 26, 2004 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Doesn't Apple have a history of introducing new... 23,253 Views / 113 Replies  
Doesn't Apple have a history of introducing new stuff when promos expire? Is there any hint in the edu "Cram & Jam" promo expiring on Sept 15th?
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 26, 2004 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The 5400/80GB drive is a must. Go for it! 443 Views / 7 Replies  
The 5400/80GB drive is a must. Go for it!
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 25, 2004 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bare Feats has a comparison of the 128 vs. the 64... 468 Views / 8 Replies  
Bare Feats has a comparison of the 128 vs. the 64 models. There was really no huge difference with current apps (Halo excluded). I look at the 128 as a way of future proofing your machine. You may...
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 19, 2004 at 08:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know how large a piece I would need. I... 1,090 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't know how large a piece I would need. I measured the openings and came up with 7"x2", 7.5"x3", 3.5"x3.5", 7.5"x7.5". I'd appreciate any help you could provide.
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 16, 2004 at 09:28 AM, in Hardware Hacking
That looks like great stuff. Any recommendations... 1,090 Views / 9 Replies  
That looks like great stuff. Any recommendations on what hole size and open area to use? What is the hole size on the G5s . . . anybody want to take a guess?
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 8, 2004 at 01:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I plan on keeping the fit and finish level on the... 1,090 Views / 9 Replies  
I plan on keeping the fit and finish level on the machine as high as possible. Here's what I envision; Reverse the CPU fan and replace PCI slot covers with vented pieces. The machine will have new...
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 6, 2004 at 01:16 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Where to Get G5 Style Perforated Metal? 1,090 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm planning a cooling mod to my Quicksilver G4. I need a small amount of perforated metal like the G5 has. Does anyone know a good source for this material?
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 5, 2004 at 01:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I've had some success with the old Pismo recently... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
I've had some success with the old Pismo recently and now have a theory. I removed the processor card and the hard drive ribbon popped free. It appears to have been loose. Is it possible that the...
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 3, 2004 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been trying to save a dying Pismo. In many... 485 Views / 10 Replies  
I've been trying to save a dying Pismo. In many circumstances I welcome the passing of my old technology because it's a nice excuse to buy something new, but the new AlBooks just don't feel right to...
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 2, 2004 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's the real crazy thing; the problem is so... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
Here's the real crazy thing; the problem is so intermittent that it's hard to catch the machine doing it. The latest is very odd, all has been working fine except the Pismo just erased mail.app's...
Posted by Hairllama, on Aug 1, 2004 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Another Update! After less than a week of... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
Another Update!

After less than a week of running well on the new hard drive . . . the machine is dead again. I have now noticed that I haven't heard the chime at start up since this whole...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 29, 2004 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The new hard drive is in the Pismo and it is... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
The new hard drive is in the Pismo and it is working like a champ. I'm curious as to what the failure rates are for these drives. Why didn't the SMART diagnostics return anything?
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 25, 2004 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The fan rarely runs. The G4 upgrade has been in... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
The fan rarely runs. The G4 upgrade has been in for as long as the RAM. Nothing is connected to the Pismo. I just ran the SMART test and the drive passed. I tried to install OS X again and it...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 18, 2004 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll try pulling the RAM. Which chip should I... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
I'll try pulling the RAM. Which chip should I start with? I have a 256 in the lower slot and a 512 in the upper slot. They have both been in the machine for over a year runnin Panther with no...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 18, 2004 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't have an external drive that I can use. I... 766 Views / 19 Replies  
I don't have an external drive that I can use. I could put my Quicksilver in target mode, but I'd hate to have my main drive eaten if there is something with the Pismo other than the drive. I do...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 18, 2004 at 02:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo terminally ill? Help 766 Views / 19 Replies  
This is a call for help. My Pismo is on it's death bed and we need to diagnose the problem to save it. Here's the story. About six months ago I booted to a flashing question mark. I connected to...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jul 17, 2004 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree! I've been waiting to get a new keyboard... 1,559 Views / 34 Replies  
I agree! I've been waiting to get a new keyboard (I've worn out the black one from my Quicksilver), but the white ones are too white. I would have bought a MacAlly IceKey months ago if it came in...
Posted by Hairllama, on Jun 28, 2004 at 11:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've always done my non-warranty work myself, but... 5,022 Views / 101 Replies  
I've always done my non-warranty work myself, but if I had to send my Pismo anywhere, I'd use Powerbookresq (www.powerbookresq.com). Check them out. Anyone else used them?
Posted by Hairllama, on Feb 7, 2004 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just log in as the "root" user and the framework... 1,744 Views / 4 Replies  
Just log in as the "root" user and the framework can be replaced without a boot into OS 9.
Posted by Hairllama, on Nov 17, 2003 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does the cd boot when holding "c" when the 12GB... 442 Views / 5 Replies  
Does the cd boot when holding "c" when the 12GB drive is in the Powerbook?

Is the cd drive an Apple original drive, or is it an aftermarket drive? I replaced my DVD drive with a combo unit and...
Posted by Hairllama, on Oct 29, 2003 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is my first post, but I've been lurking for... 474 Views / 8 Replies  
This is my first post, but I've been lurking for a while. Regarding the G4/500 Pismo. I have been using my G4/500 Powerlogix upgrade for about 6 months. I noticed no additional heat or battery...
Posted by Hairllama, on Oct 2, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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