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Last year i waited for ages until i could wait no... 3,419 Views / 75 Replies  
Last year i waited for ages until i could wait no more and bought a Dell XPS M1330. I wanted to replace the MBP that i owned as i wanted something smaller. I now own a Sony premium carbon SZ7 laptop....
Posted by rach, on Oct 17, 2008 at 04:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would still like to see a pro ultraportable... 1,290 Views / 21 Replies  
I would still like to see a pro ultraportable though as i would like to have a go at Leopard i do miss having both operating systems sometimes.

I would like the Apple thin and light notebook to...
Posted by rach, on Nov 10, 2007 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi that was never in doubt. Mduell believed that... 6,583 Views / 140 Replies  
Hi that was never in doubt. Mduell believed that the graphics card in the last rev iBook could not support CoreImage and i responded and told them that the ATI 9550 card could support CoreImage.
Posted by rach, on Nov 6, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mduell the x3100 graphics card is a class 5... 6,583 Views / 140 Replies  
mduell the x3100 graphics card is a class 5 graphics card. It is not only the first site that i linked to that states this information. That information will be available probably on every site that...
Posted by rach, on Nov 3, 2007 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This thread on this board is a source of good... 6,583 Views / 140 Replies  
This thread on this board is a source of good information about graphics cards.
****READ BEFORE POSTING**** Gaming General Info Sticky*****PLEASE READ***** - Notebook Forums and Laptop Discussion...
Posted by rach, on Nov 3, 2007 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Of course it does not compete with a class 2... 6,583 Views / 140 Replies  
Of course it does not compete with a class 2 graphics card but if you go back and read what has been posted comments like this-
"I'm not sure why that site puts X3100 in Class 5, when it performs...
Posted by rach, on Nov 3, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The x3100 is not as good as today's dedicated... 6,583 Views / 140 Replies  
The x3100 is not as good as today's dedicated options i don't think that should be denied. It is not as good as an class 3 dedicated graphics card. Also the last graphics card that was used in the...
Posted by rach, on Nov 3, 2007 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This X3100 is slightly better than the GMA 950... 6,583 Views / 140 Replies  
This X3100 is slightly better than the GMA 950 but it still a class 5 graphics card and it still ranks lower than the graphics card that was used in the last revision of the iBook G4.
Notebookcheck:...
Posted by rach, on Nov 3, 2007 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some people have been waiting for this pro 12/13... 1,290 Views / 21 Replies  
Some people have been waiting for this pro 12/13 inch MBP since early last year. When do you give up waiting? I had a 15 inch and i wanted something smaller I waited a while but there was nothing...
Posted by rach, on Nov 3, 2007 at 09:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sony are putting dedicated graphics in some Sony... 1,471 Views / 36 Replies  
Sony are putting dedicated graphics in some Sony CR models. The CR is one of the models which competes with the MB.
I think that Apple could well put a low end dedicated graphic card in the MB. I...
Posted by rach, on Sep 15, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think that the old design looked better but... 1,539 Views / 29 Replies  
I think that the old design looked better but the new design has gained some cool features.
The new features do not interest me though so i went out and bought myself a 2G Nano that was on sale.
Posted by rach, on Sep 11, 2007 at 06:35 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I don't really believe that rumour at this point... 15,445 Views / 115 Replies  
I don't really believe that rumour at this point or disbelief it but seeing is believing as they say.
Anyway if Apple does release a sub notebook with the rumoured size/weight given it will not have...
Posted by rach, on Jul 10, 2007 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You got a good deal there the grey 466 models... 446 Views / 7 Replies  
You got a good deal there the grey 466 models sell for about £200-250 on ebay. They lime 466 models go for a little bit higher but it seems as of late that the prices of these Clamshells have come...
Posted by rach, on Jun 30, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you build the base 1520 to exactly the same... 15,445 Views / 115 Replies  
If you build the base 1520 to exactly the same spec as the 2.2 MBP there is about a $350 difference in price and that does not include any discounts.
Posted by rach, on Jun 30, 2007 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dell have released their 13inch M1330 now and... 15,445 Views / 115 Replies  
Dell have released their 13inch M1330 now and spec wise and looks wise it does look very good. I have been tempted to buy one but i don't think that i can quite bring myself to buy a Dell. Their...
Posted by rach, on Jun 30, 2007 at 05:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Back to what i wrote in late March about the PC... 24,224 Views / 334 Replies  
Back to what i wrote in late March about the PC World "scoop" on page 2 you could say that i discounted what i was told a long time ago now. I doubt i will be so believing next time when somebody...
Posted by rach, on Jun 28, 2007 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
iBook's and PowerBook's all can run Photobooth... 413 Views / 4 Replies  
iBook's and PowerBook's all can run Photobooth with no problem as long as they are using a graphic card that supports core image.
PPC notebooks are beginning to be sold that way on Ebay now with...
Posted by rach, on Jun 26, 2007 at 04:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am disappointed and a little angry by Apple's... 15,445 Views / 115 Replies  
I am disappointed and a little angry by Apple's lack of a sub pro notebook. I really like their software but in terms of hardware i think that they need to get it together more and bring out some...
Posted by rach, on Jun 19, 2007 at 07:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Yes i do want one and if Apple does not bring one... 979 Views / 27 Replies  
Yes i do want one and if Apple does not bring one out i will have look elsewhere to get one. There are other ultraportables out there that offer dedicated graphics and i would probably get one of...
Posted by rach, on Jun 10, 2007 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Whilst the upgrades that Apple did for the... 15,445 Views / 115 Replies  
Whilst the upgrades that Apple did for the 15/17inch MBP were good i am disappointed to not see a smaller factor MBP in the line up. I would snap one up quickly if they released one. I wouldn't even...
Posted by rach, on Jun 5, 2007 at 07:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mr Systems in Highbury and Islington are very... 592 Views / 9 Replies  
Mr Systems in Highbury and Islington are very good as are LogoSystems in Greenwich. Mr Systems is situated like 5 minutes from the station.

Check on the Apple site for a list of authorised Apple...
Posted by rach, on Jun 2, 2007 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got this working in the end. I bought the... 757 Views / 1 Replies  
I got this working in the end. I bought the DBT-120 D-Link bluetooth and i got that delivered today i was using a Trust BT-2210TP BT 2.0 dongle before.

I had problems getting the D-Link dongle to...
Posted by rach, on May 26, 2007 at 06:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The 4200RPM drives generally are very quiet. I... 1,541 Views / 6 Replies  
The 4200RPM drives generally are very quiet.
I have a WD1200VE drive in my iBook at the moment. I read good things about WD making quiet HD's before i bought my HD. Sometimes though if you are...
Posted by rach, on May 23, 2007 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are going to do this upgrade yourself make... 1,541 Views / 6 Replies  
If you are going to do this upgrade yourself make sure that you buy all the right tools for the job.

I upgraded a 1.42 iBook quite recently and i must admit it did not go on without event and i...
Posted by rach, on May 23, 2007 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I know in Europe that we need to use ROHS... 889 Views / 15 Replies  
I know in Europe that we need to use ROHS approved parts but in USA or Canada this is not really an issue. That is the only thing that i can think of why some people may think that some of the...
Posted by rach, on May 21, 2007 at 04:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If when you upgrade you cause damage then Apple... 1,386 Views / 22 Replies  
If when you upgrade you cause damage then Apple will not cover it but if you upgrade without an issue then i do not believe that you will void your warranty.
Your HD warranty obviously will be...
Posted by rach, on May 21, 2007 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Looking for a Bluetooth keyboard that will work with Windows and Mac OSX 757 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi i am looking for a Bluetooth keyboard that will work with Mac OSX and Windows XP. I have a PPC and a Mini PC.

I already own a wireless Apple bluetooth keyboard but i cannot get my keyboard to...
Posted by rach, on May 20, 2007 at 11:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Have you tried using disk utility to verify and... 627 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you tried using disk utility to verify and repair your HD? If you have not tried using this already maybe this will let you know if your HD has a problem.

I had a Clamshell before and it was...
Posted by rach, on May 17, 2007 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It is not that hard but make sure that you have... 423 Views / 3 Replies  
It is not that hard but make sure that you have all the right tools if you are going to do it yourself. If you do not use all the right tools you can easily strip a screw and getting it out will be...
Posted by rach, on May 17, 2007 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This picture is not the best quality but this is... 70,643 Views / 417 Replies  
This picture is not the best quality but this is my current setup. The monitor/tv is handy for me because i can use it for my mini PC and also for hooking my iBook up to and i can also watch tv on...
Posted by rach, on May 17, 2007 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a 80GB 5400.3 in my iBook quite recently... 725 Views / 22 Replies  
I had a 80GB 5400.3 in my iBook quite recently but i was not happy about the noise so i swapped it for a Western Digital 5400RPM WD1000VE HD. The WD was described as the most quiet HD on the market...
Posted by rach, on May 16, 2007 at 06:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you for all your advice. I actually... 7,918 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you for all your advice.
I actually upgraded my HD myself today. My replacement case came yesterday and i decided to change the casing myself today. I was so close to the HD after i took the...
Posted by rach, on May 5, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I started of looking at the PowerBook 12 inches... 458 Views / 8 Replies  
I started of looking at the PowerBook 12 inches when i was looking for a laptop recently then i started to look at the 12 inch iBook's and nearly bought one but i started to consider the 14 inch...
Posted by rach, on May 2, 2007 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ginoledesma and Gamoe thank for your advice. ... 7,918 Views / 7 Replies  
ginoledesma and Gamoe thank for your advice.
Gamoe I actually tried upgrading the HD myself then i gave up after i got the metal plate of. I am glad that i did give up as i have heard of peoples...
Posted by rach, on May 2, 2007 at 06:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It seems like the MacBook have there own thread. ... 70,643 Views / 417 Replies  
It seems like the MacBook have there own thread.

Anyway giving this thread a bit of a bump here is some pictures of my "new" iBook G4. I haven't taken my complete setup but i may do another time....
Posted by rach, on May 1, 2007 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook G4 Hard drive upgrade is it worth while? 7,918 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi i have an iBook G4 1.42, 60 4200RM, 1.5GB ram that is covered under Applecare until Spring 09.
I would like to upgrade the HD to a 80GB 5400RPM PMR drive. I don't want to do this myself as it...
Posted by rach, on May 1, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Things like keyboard are personal preferences ... 3,879 Views / 129 Replies  
Things like keyboard are personal preferences really. I posted some test results before and apart from the HD the last rev iBook seemed to come out on top. Hard drives can always be upgraded...
Posted by rach, on Apr 30, 2007 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was able to get a 1024x768 resolution on a... 105,884 Views / 421 Replies  
I was able to get a 1024x768 resolution on a Clamshell using Mac OSX once but i don't think that this will really help you.
It happened when i upgraded my HD i bent down one of the pins for the...
Posted by rach, on Apr 30, 2007 at 06:24 AM, in Hardware Hacking
You can take it to a Mac official repair/reseller... 1,694 Views / 14 Replies  
You can take it to a Mac official repair/reseller (info about reseller's can be found on Apple's website) store and get them to do it. Doing it this way will not void your warranty but it will void...
Posted by rach, on Apr 30, 2007 at 05:01 AM, in Hardware Hacking
The iBook G4 12 inch 1.33 comes with 512 ram on... 3,879 Views / 129 Replies  
The iBook G4 12 inch 1.33 comes with 512 ram on the logic board and supports up to 1.5GB of ram.
Posted by rach, on Apr 30, 2007 at 04:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are after a small laptop maybe the iBook... 3,879 Views / 129 Replies  
If you are after a small laptop maybe the iBook last revison 12 inch maybe a good one to consider as well. The last rev iBook has a better graphic card in it than the one in the PB although the PB...
Posted by rach, on Apr 23, 2007 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you for your help i have just downloaded... 807 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you for your help i have just downloaded Adium again and it works quite well.

I think that this is a problem with Safari and hotmail. I am able to get notification and sign in through that...
Posted by rach, on Apr 19, 2007 at 03:25 PM, in Applications
Cipher13 and Rumor I do prefer Mac Messenger to... 807 Views / 9 Replies  
Cipher13 and Rumor I do prefer Mac Messenger to Aduim. I have tried Aduim in the past and that does not have any email notifications. You have to sign in every time you want to check your email and...
Posted by rach, on Apr 19, 2007 at 04:15 AM, in Applications
Railroader i can sign in through Firefox but i... 807 Views / 9 Replies  
Railroader i can sign in through Firefox but i cannot automatically sign in like i was able to do before. When i see that i have a notification I have to type the web address into the Firefox address...
Posted by rach, on Apr 19, 2007 at 03:12 AM, in Applications
Mac Messenger is anybody else having a problem with it? 807 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi for about three days now my Mac Messenger Windows live has not been working correctly under Safari. When a message notification pops up i click on it and am redirected to the log in page but my...
Posted by rach, on Apr 18, 2007 at 10:37 PM, in Applications
Hi mBurns i miss the Clamshell sometimes as i... 1,071 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi mBurns i miss the Clamshell sometimes as i liked the design and colour of the one i owned. When i was looking to buy the iBook i looked at some Clamshell's but i went with a G4 because it is...
Posted by rach, on Apr 17, 2007 at 05:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well i just bought myself one of these and i just... 1,071 Views / 19 Replies  
Well i just bought myself one of these and i just have to build it up now.
AOPEN 91.8EX10.I9M MINI PC MP915-B DVD-RW ALUMINUM SILVER RETAIL...
Posted by rach, on Apr 15, 2007 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OreoCookie thank you for your help. I did an... 665 Views / 6 Replies  
OreoCookie thank you for your help. I did an archive and install this morning and rolled back to 10.4.3 and everything was fine. After i did the install I downloaded the drivers again from the Canon...
Posted by rach, on Apr 14, 2007 at 02:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
shifuimam thank you for your advice. I have been... 1,071 Views / 19 Replies  
shifuimam thank you for your advice. I have been thinking about this and i will keep onto the iBook. I just installed a fresh OS today and it feels really fast to me even faster than before.
I...
Posted by rach, on Apr 14, 2007 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for your help i tried doing this but the... 665 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your help i tried doing this but the printer set up could not see my printer but i know that the software drivers were there as i downloaded the newest one from the Canon website.
I had...
Posted by rach, on Apr 14, 2007 at 02:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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