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I don't have any experience with Aperture, but... 3,607 Views / 58 Replies  
I don't have any experience with Aperture, but from I've read, it seems to be happier on Mac Pro class hardware. I use Lightroom and CS3 under Tiger. I quickly reverted to Tiger after upgrading to...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Nov 1, 2007 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I doubt there's much difference with respect to... 3,607 Views / 58 Replies  
I doubt there's much difference with respect to reliability. The power consumption of each drive would be a more interesting characteristic to compare. Personally I would opt for the faster drive...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For me, the odds were 100% - one PB, one PB with... 3,607 Views / 58 Replies  
For me, the odds were 100% - one PB, one PB with a dead mobo, hard drive and display. Spin that however you like.
Posted by Cliff_O, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just finished reverting back to Tiger... 43,637 Views / 363 Replies  
I just finished reverting back to Tiger (SuperDuper to the rescue :thumbsup: ). There were too many showstopper defects for me. Lightroom essentially ceased to function in any useful form and I...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Oct 29, 2007 at 10:50 PM, in Mac OS X
That was not my experience with my PB15 which had... 3,607 Views / 58 Replies  
That was not my experience with my PB15 which had its system board, display, and hard drive all replaced well after the first year under applecare coverage. I have little doubt that the cost of...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Oct 29, 2007 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nothing beyond what I described. While time... 20,673 Views / 212 Replies  
Nothing beyond what I described. While time machine (TM)seemed to recognize the airport disk as a TM disk, the backup behavior didn't seem to work as I expected it should. TM appeared to be...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Oct 29, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in Mac OS X
That's what the docs say. BUT, that's not what I... 20,673 Views / 212 Replies  
That's what the docs say. BUT, that's not what I am seeing, in my case.

I have 2 external drives in eSATA/USB 2.0 cases. They are normally connected to my AEBS via a hub. I connected one via...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Oct 27, 2007 at 06:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I received it at 10:30. Nothing makes me... 2,393 Views / 71 Replies  
I received it at 10:30.

Nothing makes me happier than a smooth upgrade, but then my hardware is fairly new (C2D MBP circa February 2007). Everything seems to work as expected: my application...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Oct 26, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
You should probably choose eSATA, assuming the G4... 396 Views / 6 Replies  
You should probably choose eSATA, assuming the G4 PC Card bus is running off the PCI bus and not USB 2.0. Someone else will have to answer that latter question as I don't have the answer.
Posted by Cliff_O, on Feb 26, 2007 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I can read, thanks. My attempt to answer on... 654 Views / 12 Replies  
I can read, thanks. My attempt to answer on behalf of the OP was subsequently confirmed by the OP.
Posted by Cliff_O, on Feb 14, 2007 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I processed a batch of raw files on the MBP for... 3,944 Views / 50 Replies  
I processed a batch of raw files on the MBP for the first time last weekend and performance was improved over the 1.25Ghz G4 PB that I have. I ran a batch of 12mpx compressed NEFs through Capture...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Feb 14, 2007 at 06:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe there is a slight performance boost to... 654 Views / 12 Replies  
I believe there is a slight performance boost to be had by installing paired memory - so this upgrade was presumably to take advantage of that.
Posted by Cliff_O, on Feb 13, 2007 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Nothing is holding me back - it was delivered... 2,350 Views / 57 Replies  
Nothing is holding me back - it was delivered last week.
Posted by Cliff_O, on Feb 5, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's the one I have, and it came with the tip I... 712 Views / 8 Replies  
That's the one I have, and it came with the tip I required (and another 9 that I don't need at the moment). I bought it through Mac Warehouse rather than directly from iGo. The iGo web site should...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Aug 9, 2004 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought an iGo (http://www.igo.com) transformer... 712 Views / 8 Replies  
I bought an iGo (http://www.igo.com) transformer to carry around with me. It comes with a number of adapters for various notebooks and has a plug for the car/airplane. It works just fine. I think...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Aug 9, 2004 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
80,000,000,000 (80 billion bytes) divided by 2^30... 1,073 Views / 24 Replies  
80,000,000,000 (80 billion bytes) divided by 2^30 (1,073,741,824 aka: gigabyte) is 74.505.
Posted by Cliff_O, on Jul 15, 2004 at 06:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine's for personal use, and I also have an... 1,021 Views / 16 Replies  
Mine's for personal use, and I also have an AMD-based PC desktop for my personal use. I am a software developer creating extract/transform/load programming for internal corporate data warehousing...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Jul 2, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Something in a material that is a poor conductor... 2,085 Views / 59 Replies  
Something in a material that is a poor conductor of heat would be nice. Carbon fiber would likely be a good choice.
Posted by Cliff_O, on Jun 29, 2004 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps, but I've been a customer of Dreamhost... 1,531 Views / 42 Replies  
Perhaps, but I've been a customer of Dreamhost long enough to have a high level of confidence in their operation. FWIW, they recently upped the disk space on my plan to 800MB and the bandwidth limit...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Jun 3, 2004 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps, but I've been with Dreamhost long enough... 1,531 Views / 42 Replies  
Perhaps, but I've been with Dreamhost long enough to have a strong comfort level in their operation. FWIW, they recently upped the disk space for my plan to 800 MB and 40GB of bandwidth.

To an...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Jun 3, 2004 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Nonsense. I pay $120/year to Dreamhost... 1,531 Views / 42 Replies  
Nonsense. I pay $120/year to Dreamhost (http://www.dreamhost.com) to have my domain hosted on their Linux servers. My plan comes with 500MB of disk space (combined mail/ftp/web) and 25GB of monthly...
Posted by Cliff_O, on May 28, 2004 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: What mouse do you use with your PowerBook? 3,876 Views / 87 Replies  
Ditto, and it takes up very little space in my case.
Posted by Cliff_O, on May 22, 2004 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Their customer service is terrible and the only... 504 Views / 11 Replies  
Their customer service is terrible and the only means of contact you have with them is through email. I had a problem with some software I bought from them and had to eat the cost of the software. ...
Posted by Cliff_O, on May 17, 2004 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have been using a WGR614 on my network since... 692 Views / 9 Replies  
I have been using a WGR614 on my network since August (although I replaced it with a FWG114P recently as I felt I needed a more powerful signal and a higher gain antenna). It works very well. I am...
Posted by Cliff_O, on May 9, 2004 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW, I just upgraded from 3.4 to 3.4.1 and I am... 689 Views / 16 Replies  
FWIW, I just upgraded from 3.4 to 3.4.1 and I am getting 6 bars in a spot (my garage) that was previously a dead zone. :thumbsup:
Posted by Cliff_O, on Apr 27, 2004 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use a Netgear WGR614 and have had no problems... 1,600 Views / 27 Replies  
I use a Netgear WGR614 and have had no problems with it other than a weak signal (and no signal in my garage). The antenna in the PB is poor at best as a PC notebook with a Netgear cardbus adapter...
Posted by Cliff_O, on Apr 25, 2004 at 07:04 PM, in Networking
 
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