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i am thinking of getting one of the new 17" MBPs... 919 Views / 14 Replies  
i am thinking of getting one of the new 17" MBPs with the high resolution screen. anyone have any thoughts about the glossy vs. matte finish? i don't have much experience with glossy. is the glare...
Posted by vancenase, on Aug 26, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
is there an 80GB or 100GB 7200rpm drive? 825 Views / 22 Replies  
is there an 80GB or 100GB 7200rpm drive?
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 4, 2005 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AFAIK, the iBook will only mirror on the second... 354 Views / 4 Replies  
AFAIK, the iBook will only mirror on the second display (projector), whereas the powerbook can use the second display (projector) as a second monitor.

result: if you have a powerbook, you can...
Posted by vancenase, on Aug 20, 2004 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
why not just clean the possibly affected areas... 1,034 Views / 11 Replies  
why not just clean the possibly affected areas every week (or day) or so if you are worried about it?
Posted by vancenase, on Aug 1, 2004 at 09:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i've heard from our departmental computer guy... 389 Views / 3 Replies  
i've heard from our departmental computer guy that CompUSA offers our department discounted 'academic' prices. i think.
Posted by vancenase, on Jun 28, 2004 at 10:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
what usb(2.0) hub do you use with your PB? 439 Views / 6 Replies  
i was thinking about getting a USB2.0 hub for use with my powerbook, and i wanted to see what others are currently using. i noticed the usb2.0 minihub thing by kensington at the apple store. anyone...
Posted by vancenase, on Jun 12, 2004 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i fixed my problem by removing the airport... 429 Views / 7 Replies  
i fixed my problem by removing the airport extreme card completely and reinstalling. appears to work 500% better (*approxmate) :)
Posted by vancenase, on May 14, 2004 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
actually, i was going to post something similar. ... 429 Views / 7 Replies  
actually, i was going to post something similar. my wife just purchased a brand new 12" iBook (1GHz G4). we had the airport extreme card installed in the apple store.

we're sitting in the SAME...
Posted by vancenase, on May 14, 2004 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
buying a new PB -- student discount? 642 Views / 8 Replies  
hi all. my wife's dell died, and we are going to replace it with a PB! but, i bought my PB back in september, so i'm not sure when i can use my student discount again (recycles every year, unless...
Posted by vancenase, on May 3, 2004 at 09:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm sure this an over-posted question: but how... 4,290 Views / 15 Replies  
i'm sure this an over-posted question: but how 'easy' was it to do this? i've opened up and replaced parts in my old Dell Inspiron 8000 (video card, hard drive, memory, fooled around), but my PB is...
Posted by vancenase, on Apr 25, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: Slightly OT: Selling PB's purchased w/ EDU discount..? 1,047 Views / 32 Replies  
i bought from an Apple store using c), and the didn't ask for my student ID (although i did bring in a quote from the online Apple Store EDU site)
Posted by vancenase, on Apr 18, 2004 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
screen size is a huge bonus. i usually keep my... 478 Views / 8 Replies  
screen size is a huge bonus. i usually keep my 17" plugged in, so maybe others can speak to that sort of use. as far as toting around, at least in a bag back and forth to work, it's no problem at...
Posted by vancenase, on Apr 17, 2004 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: PowerBook wishlist 471 Views / 7 Replies  
re: the points 1 & 5, you should have gone with a 17" !!

a) i love the screen real estate on my 17" (vs. the 15"; a friend has one)

b) the 17" (RevB, at least) has a USB port on each side
Posted by vancenase, on Apr 2, 2004 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 17" woes 31,345 Views / 111 Replies  
i cannot adjust my screen resolution to the 15" (1280; only 1440 or 1152). the two spots i have are near, but do not line up perfectly (probably because of the resolution difference?)
Posted by vancenase, on Mar 23, 2004 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i've got whitespots on a RevB 17" too ... i'll... 31,345 Views / 111 Replies  
i've got whitespots on a RevB 17" too ... i'll have to take it in when i get time (writing up to graduate soon)
Posted by vancenase, on Mar 23, 2004 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm using a samsung chip with no complaints at all 829 Views / 7 Replies  
i'm using a samsung chip with no complaints at all
Posted by vancenase, on Mar 12, 2004 at 07:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
keep us updated TheGameguru ... i've been... 2,749 Views / 38 Replies  
keep us updated TheGameguru ... i've been wondering the same thing
Posted by vancenase, on Mar 4, 2004 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh, and i think 1st gen only supports 1GB total... 645 Views / 12 Replies  
oh, and i think 1st gen only supports 1GB total (2x512MB), but i cannot be sure since i do not own one -- check the manual or on apple.com :)
Posted by vancenase, on Mar 2, 2004 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i believe the transintl RAM was SAMSUNG. no... 645 Views / 12 Replies  
i believe the transintl RAM was SAMSUNG. no problems /at all/ (many problems with a crucial 1GB stick i tried, but they subsequently pulled, so i went with transintl). note: it's a RevB 17"

i...
Posted by vancenase, on Mar 2, 2004 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no problems from transintl.com here 645 Views / 12 Replies  
no problems from transintl.com here
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 29, 2004 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
a while back, i took my bosses PB and faulty... 445 Views / 4 Replies  
a while back, i took my bosses PB and faulty adapter into an Apple store ... the tech/'genius' verified that it did not work and promptly replaced it with one they had in-stock ... we did have...
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 29, 2004 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i was in the same boat with the 12" ... screen... 2,139 Views / 27 Replies  
i was in the same boat with the 12" ... screen resolution too small ... so, i bought a 17" :) no regrets!
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 16, 2004 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i actually saw this a few weeks ago a few times... 821 Views / 8 Replies  
i actually saw this a few weeks ago a few times ... so, you're not the first ... GET IN LINE! :)

"...but seriously folks"

i think it has something to do with restarting the system...
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 16, 2004 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i will add a response here ... putting a 1GB... 680 Views / 7 Replies  
i will add a response here ...

putting a 1GB stick in helps out tremendously!

of course, it depends on what you do, but ... in the words of the apartment owner guy from the Guy Ritchie movie...
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 15, 2004 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i put command-shift-4 as an option ... ... 728 Views / 19 Replies  
i put command-shift-4 as an option ...



... and i said 'crop to your liking', which could be none ... there are probably 10 ways to getting to the same endpoint (not all being efficient) ......
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 15, 2004 at 10:39 AM, in Mac OS X
exactly ... steps: 1. command-shift-3 to... 728 Views / 19 Replies  
exactly ... steps:

1. command-shift-3 to take snapshot (or use command-shift-4)
2. pull up in preview
3. crop to your liking
4. file -> export -> jpeg
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 15, 2004 at 09:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Absolutely not 545 Views / 5 Replies  
so ... where's apple's instructions for replacing the HD for the ALbooks?
Posted by vancenase, on Feb 14, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: powerbook screen quality questions 449 Views / 4 Replies  
I think I'm an outlier ... my 17" has developed a somewhat faint, but visible whitespot. :hmm:
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 26, 2004 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
is anyone seeing any whitespots on the revB 17"? ... 31,345 Views / 111 Replies  
is anyone seeing any whitespots on the revB 17"? i have one ... :(
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 21, 2004 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.memoryx.net/pog4151m.html 2,303 Views / 40 Replies  
http://www.memoryx.net/pog4151m.html
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 21, 2004 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MS Office 10.1.5 update -- problems? 309 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone had problems *updating* to Office 10.1.5 (from 10.1.4)? After I start the installer (either .bin or .hqx), enter the admin password, etc .. it looks like it's going to install, but it...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 19, 2004 at 08:24 AM, in Applications
buy from memoryx ... bought a 1GB chip and no... 2,303 Views / 40 Replies  
buy from memoryx ... bought a 1GB chip and no problems at all. the edu sales person i\we dealt with apparently had a few 'issues', but overall a great experience!
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 17, 2004 at 09:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
nope, my white spot is pretty much in the dead... 819 Views / 4 Replies  
nope, my white spot is pretty much in the dead middle, but a bit up from the middle

it's damn annoying when working with light grey or white documents, but just about unnoticable with dark...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 15, 2004 at 04:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
will any of these methods give the DVD menus? ... 6,497 Views / 30 Replies  
will any of these methods give the DVD menus?

i have a friend who wants to backup a user-made cd (non-commercial; personally made), but i'm worried the dvd menus will not copy/backup/write again...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 12, 2004 at 06:12 PM, in Applications
i bought a 1GB stick and it did not work for a... 1,314 Views / 15 Replies  
i bought a 1GB stick and it did not work for a revB 17"
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 5, 2004 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
not sure if anyone noticed, but crucial is no... 1,314 Views / 15 Replies  
not sure if anyone noticed, but crucial is no longer selling the 1GB DDR PC2700 RAM module ... oye!
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 5, 2004 at 10:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: What's Better: 256k L2 or 1MB L3? 916 Views / 11 Replies  
power142 -- doyou use the fink version or 'native' version of pymol? i'll have to do a (time) test of a revB 17" and a 15 Ti-book ...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 4, 2004 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
your sister should be able to walk into an apple... 638 Views / 9 Replies  
your sister should be able to walk into an apple store, if you like, say "i'd like one of these" ... then show proof of affiliation.

actually, all i had to do was give the zip code ... :) so...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
find a friend in education ... base 15" starts at... 638 Views / 9 Replies  
find a friend in education ... base 15" starts at 1,799.00 w/ edu discount ... :)
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2nd reaction: spend a bit more $$ and get a new... 638 Views / 9 Replies  
2nd reaction: spend a bit more $$ and get a new 15" :)
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
it seems you can get an Apple Refurb cheaper than... 638 Views / 9 Replies  
it seems you can get an Apple Refurb cheaper than this -- is it brand new?
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
do you buy your cars used or new? if used, lean... 819 Views / 14 Replies  
do you buy your cars used or new? if used, lean towards a refurb. if you have to be the first owner, buy new! :)

maybe the same rationale does not apply to computers, but it's a quick helper...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
w/ the number of fake transactions on eBay, i... 1,002 Views / 24 Replies  
w/ the number of fake transactions on eBay, i personally would never buy a computer from eBay ... furthermore, i would recommend to my friends/family/etc to never buy a computer on eBay as well ...
...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
belldandy (and all)- thanks for the replies!... 1,314 Views / 15 Replies  
belldandy (and all)-

thanks for the replies! just to clarify (belldandy) ....

- how long have you been using the new samsung 1GB chips from memoryx?
- you experienced the same problems as...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
--> problems on a RevB 17" = kernal panic about... 1,314 Views / 15 Replies  
--> problems on a RevB 17" = kernal panic about (well, at least) 50% of of the time (only restarted 6 or so times so far). i've only had the stick 3-4 days, so i probably have not experienced all...
Posted by vancenase, on Jan 3, 2004 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: bad pixels on 17"er 819 Views / 4 Replies  
wow. either it was a 'one time' stuckness, or i rubbed it out (temporarily, at least). the white spot is not really noticeable -- only if you look at it from an unnatural angle.
Posted by vancenase, on Dec 31, 2003 at 08:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
bad pixels on 17"er 819 Views / 4 Replies  
oye! so i just noticed a RED stuck pixel on my 17" PB screen (revB). also, i have a very faint white spot that is visible w/ the Pixel Check app set to 'white' ...

1> anything i can do to...
Posted by vancenase, on Dec 30, 2003 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
crucial now has it in stock ... decisions! 771 Views / 7 Replies  
crucial now has it in stock ... decisions!
Posted by vancenase, on Dec 17, 2003 at 08:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1GB memory purchase from transintl for RevB 17" 771 Views / 7 Replies  
after some extreme frustration w/ crucial, since they've been saying they would get the 1GB PC2700 chip in since the beginning of october (i think), i have decided to purchase it from transintl.com
...
Posted by vancenase, on Dec 13, 2003 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: great picture! 1. the raw file (to... 1,085,739 Views / 4,110 Replies  
great picture!

1. the raw file (to view_raw.jpg) points to the 1280 file (view_1280.jpg)

2. what kind of camara was this taken with?
Posted by vancenase, on Dec 10, 2003 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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