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thanks for all of the advice. I have no doubt... 572 Views / 16 Replies  
thanks for all of the advice.
I have no doubt that I could physically, and safely, replace the drive in a MBP. I'm patient and fairly experienced in this sort of thing, having replaced the hard...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Apr 19, 2008 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgrading MBP hard drive 572 Views / 16 Replies  
Just a question about upgrading the hard drive on a MBP.
I know this is silly, but the hard drive options are about the only thing keeping me from ordering a MBP.
250GB is just not enough for my...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Apr 17, 2008 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: New Powerbook... 1,088,120 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Well, I bought my 12" Powerboook last month and I'm loving it.
It replaces my 12" iBook, and with the exception of a shorter battery life, it is a much better machine.
lighter, faster, smaller,...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Feb 20, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just got my 12" Powerbook on Jan. 13th. No... 630 Views / 8 Replies  
Just got my 12" Powerbook on Jan. 13th.
No problems here. The thing looks brand new. I saved 2-3 hundred bucks over even my edu discount by going reburb, and i've no regrets.
rb
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jan 26, 2006 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the best thing to do for "edgy" pictures, that... 546 Views / 7 Replies  
the best thing to do for "edgy" pictures, that i've found is to use a separate library for those images, and use iPhoto Library Manager (look for it on versiontracker or macupdate) to switch between...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jan 20, 2005 at 01:55 PM, in Applications
question about bluetooth mouse 327 Views / 1 Replies  
i have a G4 iBook (10.3.5) and use the Apple wireless keyboard (firmware 1.1) and have all the latest bluetooth updates.my problem is this.
going on recommendations i bought a bluetake/radtech...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Sep 18, 2004 at 05:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
like it even more 1,412 Views / 14 Replies  
well, it's been over a week now and I'm liking the thing even more. (actually I'm sitting in bed right now, typing this. how cool is that?)

I have firefox (9, i hate this new default theme)...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 17, 2004 at 08:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I love this darn thing... 1,412 Views / 14 Replies  
Tomorrow will mark my first full week with this new iBook, my first mac.
It is also my first experience with owning a laptop and wireless internet.

The 12" size is perfect. anyone contemplating...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 13, 2004 at 09:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
what exactly am i looking for to check the... 514 Views / 9 Replies  
what exactly am i looking for to check the profiles and such?

right now my default profiles are generic cmyk, rgb, and gray.
preferred CMM is set to automatic

what else do i need to set/check?...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 11, 2004 at 11:33 PM, in Mac OS X
that is exactly what i thought. they were very... 514 Views / 9 Replies  
that is exactly what i thought. they were very careful not to admit to anything.

i even specifically asked if there was a problem with their support of the printer on the OS X system. but it...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 11, 2004 at 10:38 PM, in Mac OS X
os x prints bad photos? 514 Views / 9 Replies  
okay, so i have managed to get 4x6 prints using the HP software (latest version just downloaded).

BUT, the print quality is inferior to the prints made in XP.

here is the set up:
i've used the...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 11, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Problem printing in iPhoto 526 Views / 2 Replies  
i'm a newbie at all this mac stuff, and really enjoy it all, but i'm having a problem printing in iPhoto.
if someone can help, please do.

i have an HP1350v printer and connected to my windows xp...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 10, 2004 at 08:24 AM, in Mac OS X
need basic help 282 Views / 2 Replies  
first off, let me explain that i am a complete idiot about networking, as i've never done it before, any help would be great.

i've set up a wireless network for my new iBook, only, i have run into...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 8, 2004 at 12:03 AM, in Networking
iBook/memory question... 409 Views / 3 Replies  
I got a really good deal on some PNY SODIMM 512mb pc2700 RAM.
My new iBook arrives in two days, and i'd like to install the new memory in in.
the box labels it as compatible with DDR 2700 (333MHz...
Posted by hornsofglass, on Jun 2, 2004 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: setting up 1st network, need help... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
if you are refering to the OS itself, i have no intentions of updating to something other than XP on the gateway machine. it's pretty much done as far as that goes. besides, i doubt that the hardware...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 31, 2004 at 10:57 PM, in Networking
using a printer on wireless network... 352 Views / 1 Replies  
okay, so i've set up my PC/Mac wireless network using a Netgear MR814v2.

i have a Gateway desktop P3 running XP connected by a USB wireless adapter, and my airport extreme iBook should be arriving...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 31, 2004 at 03:56 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: Re: Re: setting up 1st network, need help... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
well, i went out and got the router and USB adapter yesterday.
connected the cable modem via ethernet to the wireless router (Netgear MR814v2). because i didn't have an ethernet port on the PC i...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 31, 2004 at 10:27 AM, in Networking
external drive question... 320 Views / 1 Replies  
does anyone know if, or at least where i might be able to look to see if, an hp dvd300i DVD+RW drive would work with osX?

i'd like to place it in an external firewire/USB enclosure and use it with...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 29, 2004 at 12:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: setting up 1st network, need help... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
well, actually the modem i have is either USB or Ethernet. i just currently use it w/ USB because the PC doesn't have an Ethernet port.
so if needed i can use the modem w/ Ethernet.

and i cannot...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 29, 2004 at 11:03 AM, in Networking
setting up 1st network, need help... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
okay, first off thanks in advance for any help.

here's my question(s):
I am a PC user and have never used (much less set up)a wireless network.
I have just ordered my first Mac (a 12" iBook). ...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 29, 2004 at 09:28 AM, in Networking
Well, i did it... 494 Views / 2 Replies  
i ordered my first mac today. a 12" ibook. i had initially wanted something with a superdrive, but i don't use my current DVD+-R enough to warrent it, besides, i'll get that in the emac i plan to buy...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 28, 2004 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
really? this i didn't know. so i wouldn't have to... 765 Views / 8 Replies  
really? this i didn't know. so i wouldn't have to buy a base station, i could just use the emac w/airportX card? i hadn't heard of that, is it difficult to set up?

and along that line, i've never...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 27, 2004 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the nice and helpfull replies. i'm... 765 Views / 8 Replies  
thanks for the nice and helpfull replies. i'm really excited about this new ibook.

i do plan to add more ram, i think crucial (i've heard good things about their RAM with macs) has a 512 sodimm...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 27, 2004 at 07:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
getting a new iBook, questions.... 765 Views / 8 Replies  
okay, so i've finally decided to get an iBook, and after much debate, i'm going with the 12" model for the portability of it. I test drove a 14" iBook at compUSA as well, and while it's nice, i have...
Posted by hornsofglass, on May 26, 2004 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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