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ehm, did i miss sth?! since when does the... 1,056 Views / 3 Replies  
ehm, did i miss sth?! since when does the powerbook have user accesible fans? and even more interesting, where's that second processor you're reffering to?! :eek:

thanks podolsky.. i've been...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Dec 30, 2003 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
energy settings advice please 1,056 Views / 3 Replies  
so when i am not on the road with my powerbook, what would be the best setting for cpu-speed? best in terms of best perfomance with minimal fan noise.. automatic?
or does automatic really slow the...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Dec 29, 2003 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
got the 1ghz 768mb ram combo powerbook and it's... 2,451 Views / 34 Replies  
got the 1ghz 768mb ram combo powerbook and it's awesome in every aspect..

the screen size is perfect for a real mobile device, and if you need more screen estate just connect it to a an external...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Dec 26, 2003 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
how can i hook up the revb 12" pbook to my... 840 Views / 8 Replies  
how can i hook up the revb 12" pbook to my sony-tv (has a/v cinch input)? is there a mini-dvi-to-a/v adapter and is that all i need?
Posted by desillusion.com, on Dec 10, 2003 at 08:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i ordered mine just days after the paris keynote... 2,140 Views / 33 Replies  
i ordered mine just days after the paris keynote and received it on 10/22.

i have been a mac user since i started to read and write (those good old SE/30-days *g) and thus have used a lot of...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Dec 10, 2003 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mail: how to turn off auto-spell-check? 762 Views / 2 Replies  
this has been bugging me for a while:
everytime i try to write a new mail, the auto-spell-check is turned on, regardless of the fact that i had turned it OFF the time before..

i figure there must...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 20, 2003 at 04:20 PM, in Applications
yeaw i know, but what for the custom apps? they... 529 Views / 3 Replies  
yeaw i know, but what for the custom apps? they are arranged according to their startup order, but can't i mix them with the system-icons?

i just found another thread here which says it's not...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 11, 2003 at 10:26 AM, in macOS
how to change arrangement of menubar items? 529 Views / 3 Replies  
titel says it all, i'd like to rearrange the items in my (panther) menubar..

how can i do that?
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 11, 2003 at 10:17 AM, in macOS
no wobble, no dead pixel, no latch problems... 1,218 Views / 16 Replies  
no wobble, no dead pixel, no latch problems here..

i must have had some luck for a change =)
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 10, 2003 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ichat av not starting (10.3) 470 Views / 2 Replies  
i just recently updated to panther and am really happy with it so far..

however, when i try to open ichat av, it just appears in the dock for a few seconds and then goes away.. and ichat is not...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 9, 2003 at 02:24 PM, in macOS
thanks man, works perfectly.. 626 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks man, works perfectly..
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 9, 2003 at 01:45 PM, in macOS
i can't change my shortname under pref/accounts..... 626 Views / 5 Replies  
i can't change my shortname under pref/accounts.. the shortname is grayed and can't be edited...

i even tried logging in as root, but still no success.. this is really bugging me, no solution...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 8, 2003 at 05:02 PM, in macOS
oops, wrong thread, sorry! 555 Views / 4 Replies  
oops, wrong thread, sorry!
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 8, 2003 at 09:59 AM, in GUI Customization
hey y'all i just found a workaround for this! ... 555 Views / 4 Replies  
hey y'all i just found a workaround for this!

open the information-window of your user-folder, and then under "name" rename it to the name you want to have in your finder-sidebar.

your folder...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 8, 2003 at 09:38 AM, in GUI Customization
change user-name in new finder? 626 Views / 5 Replies  
ok this is just one quick question:

possibel to edit the user-name that is displayed on the left of the new finder in panther? it just shows my shortname there, and i don't like that, want my real...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 8, 2003 at 09:20 AM, in macOS
Sticky: i tried to resist, but now it's show-off time for... 1,256,461 Views / 4,110 Replies  
i tried to resist, but now it's show-off time for me too =)

here's my setup (working as a freelance graphic designer):

http://www.subnetwork.de/desillusion/temp/IMG_1279.jpg
...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 5, 2003 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
in my eyes the 12" is the greatest machine from... 3,545 Views / 42 Replies  
in my eyes the 12" is the greatest machine from apple available now, mmh maybe excpet for the dual g5..

this thing is unique, you won't find anything close to similar in the pc world..

i have...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Nov 3, 2003 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
actually, the exact same thing happened to me... 571 Views / 8 Replies  
actually, the exact same thing happened to me when i first got my new powerbook. i had to restart using the on/off-button but since then my powerbook has worked like a charm..

i guess its just a...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 31, 2003 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
actually, there are at least 5 different speeds,... 1,850 Views / 20 Replies  
actually, there are at least 5 different speeds, if not more..
i'd list them like that:
very low - unhearable
low - hearable only when you put your ear on your pbook
middle - noticeable, but not...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 30, 2003 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm also a happy owner of a 12" rev b. my... 1,850 Views / 20 Replies  
i'm also a happy owner of a 12" rev b.

my experience is that if you just use it for surfing & typing, the fan will hardly come on. though when you're photoshopping a lot, accessing the hard drive...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 30, 2003 at 03:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i just tried supercal.. i like the many options... 863 Views / 5 Replies  
i just tried supercal..
i like the many options it gives me, but i'm still not really satisfied.. colors are more vivid now, but they tend to be too "blue" and, what's more problematic, it's now...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 30, 2003 at 03:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks, so one more reason to wait for my panther... 863 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks, so one more reason to wait for my panther to arrive =)
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 29, 2003 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
colors on new pb-screen 863 Views / 5 Replies  
i'm not really happy with the way my new pb displays colors, they look a bit "washed out" and not as bright i'd expect them to..


which color-settings do use in your system preferences?
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
pb and apple bt-mouse 590 Views / 2 Replies  
just one quick question:

is there a work-around for not having to reconfigure the bluetooth-mouse manually via the bt-menu everytime i wake my powerbook after it has been in sleep-mode?

it...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 27, 2003 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" revb: cpu temperature vs. fan? 529 Views / 0 Replies  
i was just wondering how y'alls new powerbook is performing regarding heat.. i'm talking simple and basic usage (instant messaging, safari, usw)...

what kind of cpu-temperature do you normally...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 26, 2003 at 06:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
happy end of a long pbook 12"-story (pics inside) 1,562 Views / 9 Replies  
ok, so yesterday early in the morning the dhl-guy rang at my door and to my surprise my long-awaited powerbook 12" finally made it. i had been bugging my cancom-dealer for over a month, but they...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 24, 2003 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
isync: how to change t610 icon? 393 Views / 0 Replies  
how can i change the red t610 icon in isync to a silver one? i really don't like having a red one there as my t610 is the silver one..

is that possible somehow?
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 24, 2003 at 08:57 AM, in GUI Customization
maybe i'm a little too angry to be objective.. ... 1,161 Views / 20 Replies  
maybe i'm a little too angry to be objective..

of course they shouldn't stop developing new machines, but they should stop treating european customers like 2nd class citizens! they have been doing...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 22, 2003 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
apple ist seriously starting to piss me off!! ... 1,161 Views / 20 Replies  
apple ist seriously starting to piss me off!!

sorry, i've been a customer and fan of apple-products since the early macintosh-days, but now i really think they should make up their minds!!

i...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 22, 2003 at 10:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i ordered the 768 combo.. where did yo find the... 1,457 Views / 12 Replies  
i ordered the 768 combo..
where did yo find the 1gig for that price?
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 19, 2003 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
stop complaining y'all.. i ordered my 12"... 3,864 Views / 51 Replies  
stop complaining y'all..

i ordered my 12" shortly after the keynote and still don't have a gueranteed shipping date :hmm:

why does apple still treat european customers like 2nd class citizens?!
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 17, 2003 at 11:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DON'T go for a dell laptop... they are... 1,541 Views / 26 Replies  
DON'T go for a dell laptop...

they are heavy, thick, unhandy and their fans are loud as crap.. this because especially the cheaper ones got desktop-cpus in there, it just doesn't work to run a...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 16, 2003 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i don't think that rumor is true.. apple may... 1,009 Views / 5 Replies  
i don't think that rumor is true..

apple may be holding back current orders so that they'll come with panther, but that would lead to an end of october/early nov. delivery..

why should apple...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 15, 2003 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
awesome, hope i'll get mine soon too.. apple... 1,438 Views / 17 Replies  
awesome, hope i'll get mine soon too.. apple should really turn their machines on and start producing some more 12"ers..
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 14, 2003 at 09:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i went for cancom because they got me the best... 1,438 Views / 17 Replies  
i went for cancom because they got me the best (=cheapest) edu-deal, and the new bt-mouse bundled for 39. nothing to complain yet, because i believe it's not their fault, i guess apple just hasn't...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 13, 2003 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
me in germany, ordered at cancom, same thing.. ... 1,438 Views / 17 Replies  
me in germany, ordered at cancom, same thing..
guestimated (*g) shipping date 7-10 october, the dealer called me on 10-09 and said apple wasn't delivering and they have no clue when that will be the...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 13, 2003 at 07:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sounds like apple is holding a lottery for... 6,252 Views / 61 Replies  
sounds like apple is holding a lottery for panther..

i just hope i'll get the discount when my 12" will finally arrive. i ordered shortly after the keynote, but i am STILL waiting for it.
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 8, 2003 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.apple.com/de/macosx/uptodate/ ... 6,252 Views / 61 Replies  
http://www.apple.com/de/macosx/uptodate/

german
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 8, 2003 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the 12" rev B has 256mb ram built in, and one... 668 Views / 8 Replies  
the 12" rev B has 256mb ram built in, and one user-accesible slot that usually comes with another 256mb.

so, as of today, the reasonable limit of ram is 768mb (256+512). of course, there are 1gb...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 8, 2003 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i know.. but still, i want that baby now! :hmm: 1,658 Views / 25 Replies  
i know.. but still, i want that baby now! :hmm:
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 6, 2003 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i ordered a 12" from cancom germany (no problems... 1,658 Views / 25 Replies  
i ordered a 12" from cancom germany (no problems with them so far), shortly after the keynote. they said, they will get a pile a pbooks from apple october 7-10. so that would mean tomorrow if i'm...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 6, 2003 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: i will post my setup as soon as i get my 12"..... 1,256,461 Views / 4,110 Replies  
i will post my setup as soon as i get my 12".. that will make the picture so much nicer =)
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 6, 2003 at 08:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for that pic, now i see what everybodys... 30,314 Views / 124 Replies  
thanks for that pic, now i see what everybodys complaining about, i wouldn't accept a screen that looks like that either. especially when you photoshopping or doing any other graphic design stuff,...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 5, 2003 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
no pcmcia-slot there.. thats the sacrifice of... 655 Views / 5 Replies  
no pcmcia-slot there.. thats the sacrifice of putting everything into such a small machine.. still, did you ever really use the pcmcia-slot? i didn't..
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 5, 2003 at 07:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
wireless bt-networking w/ pbook 364 Views / 0 Replies  
ok, heres the story:

i have a wintel machine with a bluetooth-adaptor. now, when i get my new powerbook w/ built-in bt, is it possible to surf the web via bt-network connection to the pc, which is...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 5, 2003 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: looking at bigerfoot's pic, you see how off that... 1,256,461 Views / 4,110 Replies  
looking at bigerfoot's pic, you see how off that first iBook really was.. good apple realized most people don't want to have something on their desk that looks like some play-doo-toy.
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 5, 2003 at 06:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" Rev B: Update to 10.2.8 2ndE? 468 Views / 2 Replies  
so all you lucky already-got-my-12-inchers out there:
have you tried updating your machine to the new 10.2.8.? if so, any problems, any improvements? would you recommend to update, or should i just...
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 5, 2003 at 05:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
is there any picture goin around of these white... 30,314 Views / 124 Replies  
is there any picture goin around of these white spots?
i just can't imagine what they look like, so please anyone post some footage!
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 5, 2003 at 05:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: no problem.. please keep on posting real-life... 1,256,461 Views / 4,110 Replies  
no problem..
please keep on posting real-life pics, can't wait till my machine comes thru the mail!
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 4, 2003 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: i know, but i couldn't see any keyboard on... 1,256,461 Views / 4,110 Replies  
i know, but i couldn't see any keyboard on ngrundy's pic :rolleyes:
Posted by desillusion.com, on Oct 4, 2003 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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