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never mind -- I deleted the sherlock cache and... 2,861 Views / 26 Replies  
never mind -- I deleted the sherlock cache and that fixed it.
Posted by iamnid, on Sep 12, 2005 at 05:08 PM, in macOS
Sherlock channels gone! 2,861 Views / 26 Replies  
I went to use sherlock the other day (ibook 1.4ghz OS X 10.4.2) and all the channels were in German. I changed the preferred language to English in the International Control Panel -- and then when I...
Posted by iamnid, on Sep 12, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in macOS
new ibooks - dual layer burning? 566 Views / 3 Replies  
Do the new ibooks w/ superdrives have the ability to burn dual layer dvds?
Posted by iamnid, on Sep 6, 2005 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Works great -- in LA and San Diego -- use the... 1,290 Views / 30 Replies  
Works great -- in LA and San Diego -- use the station finder provided on their website if you can't find a station that works -- sound quality is as good as any FM station -- uses no batter power. ...
Posted by iamnid, on Apr 21, 2004 at 07:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
had this happen a few times... my ibook wouldn't... 605 Views / 9 Replies  
had this happen a few times... my ibook wouldn't shutdown either so I had to hold the power button... reset and works again... does it relatively often.
Posted by iamnid, on Apr 15, 2004 at 04:34 PM, in macOS
yeah no prob on my 900 on power or battery. 1,091 Views / 8 Replies  
yeah no prob on my 900 on power or battery.
Posted by iamnid, on Nov 18, 2003 at 03:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
definitely a public hotspot -- it was one of... 528 Views / 7 Replies  
definitely a public hotspot -- it was one of those t-mobile ones at Starbucks.
Posted by iamnid, on Aug 11, 2003 at 01:47 AM, in Networking
I'm having the same problem. Last week the... 528 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm having the same problem. Last week the hotspot worked fine and then I had to format and reinstall everything on my HD -- now when I go to the hotspot, I can see the network... I can connect to...
Posted by iamnid, on Aug 9, 2003 at 09:23 PM, in Networking
Yeah, chances are your girlfriend will be just as... 1,846 Views / 39 Replies  
Yeah, chances are your girlfriend will be just as fine with 384MB as 640MB... and 256MB modules are super cheap right now.
Posted by iamnid, on Aug 9, 2003 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to agree... it will work fine if you have... 612 Views / 9 Replies  
I have to agree... it will work fine if you have the correct plug adapter (apple branded or otherwise).

What I'm not sure about is the modem... I'm not sure if it will work with the phones there. ...
Posted by iamnid, on Aug 9, 2003 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On the contrary... aquamon doesn't show anything... 968 Views / 10 Replies  
On the contrary... aquamon doesn't show anything for CPU TEMP on my girlfriend's 700mhz ibook... I've tried checking and unchecking this statistic in preferences but it never shows up among the...
Posted by iamnid, on Aug 4, 2003 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you're not going to do any design work --... 1,085 Views / 12 Replies  
If you're not going to do any design work -- you'll be fine with the ibook.
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 22, 2003 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I say just go into an authorized Apple dealer and... 787 Views / 13 Replies  
I say just go into an authorized Apple dealer and get a replacement battery and/or ac adapter. The battery on my 11 month old ibook 700 was acting up so I got one replaced for free from apple.
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 22, 2003 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 900 ibook and don't have any problems... 934 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a 900 ibook and don't have any problems with it.

Funny though because I read these forums all the time and haven't hear of the problem you are describing.
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 20, 2003 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It'll probably be completely replaced in the next... 590 Views / 6 Replies  
It'll probably be completely replaced in the next year or so -- but when you think about it, the Ti is much older than the dual usb ibook.
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 17, 2003 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The power adapter isn't a big deal -- my... 1,219 Views / 13 Replies  
The power adapter isn't a big deal -- my girlfriend's ibook does the same thing... at the very least, apple sells replacement adapters fro $69.00.

The display on the other hand is something I...
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 17, 2003 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Strange... the yoyo adapter on my girlfriend's... 1,256 Views / 6 Replies  
Strange... the yoyo adapter on my girlfriend's 500mhz ibook gets WAY hotter than my square adapter on my 900mhz ibook -- which doesn't really get hot at all.
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 15, 2003 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, the yoyo adapters don't have the status light... 845 Views / 10 Replies  
No, the yoyo adapters don't have the status light built in... only the newer square adapters have the status light on the plug.
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 9, 2003 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wrong wrong wrong. True, the clamshell ibook had... 858 Views / 11 Replies  
Wrong wrong wrong. True, the clamshell ibook had a yo-yo adapter, but the first dual usb ibooks also had a yoyo adapter that was DIFFERENT than the yoyo used for the clamshells. Powerbooks around...
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 8, 2003 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually it was "Puma (OS X.1)," not Jaguar that... 974 Views / 11 Replies  
Actually it was "Puma (OS X.1)," not Jaguar that was on that disc.

Also, I was at an apple store the other day and they have free OS X update discs near the cash register. I don't know if that...
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 8, 2003 at 06:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I could be wrong, but I think that as long as you... 411 Views / 2 Replies  
I could be wrong, but I think that as long as you are in your first year, you have complimentary applecare.
Posted by iamnid, on Jul 8, 2003 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I hate "icebook" as well. I just got my 900mhz... 2,080 Views / 39 Replies  
I hate "icebook" as well. I just got my 900mhz "dual-usb" ibook.
Posted by iamnid, on May 28, 2003 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ha ha... actually I was serious... I guess I... 944 Views / 10 Replies  
ha ha... actually I was serious... I guess I wasn't paying too much attention when I read the thread... I thought it needed to be waterproof as it was going to be used in light rain or on the deck of...
Posted by iamnid, on May 23, 2003 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
ok so it seems like it drops about 33%... can... 575 Views / 3 Replies  
ok so it seems like it drops about 33%... can anybody confirm that it drops to 600mhz?
Posted by iamnid, on May 22, 2003 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No it's a different gpu/card. 756 Views / 9 Replies  
No it's a different gpu/card.
Posted by iamnid, on May 22, 2003 at 12:09 AM, in macOS
reduced processor speed 575 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anybody know what Mhz the 900mhz ibook scales down to when in "reduced" processor mode?
Posted by iamnid, on May 22, 2003 at 12:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It could be that you are running 10.2.5 and are... 1,389 Views / 16 Replies  
It could be that you are running 10.2.5 and are experiencing the USB hub problem. If this is the case (you are running 10.2.5 and are using a usb hub), try removing any usb devices and see if you...
Posted by iamnid, on May 21, 2003 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I agree... upgrade the processor. If you can't... 756 Views / 10 Replies  
I agree... upgrade the processor. If you can't afford a dual processor upgrade go with a high Mhz single processor... unless you are using photoshop, a higher Mhz single processor will likely make...
Posted by iamnid, on May 21, 2003 at 11:12 PM, in macOS
Does the dock recharge the battery of the iPod... 3,026 Views / 25 Replies  
Does the dock recharge the battery of the iPod too?
Posted by iamnid, on May 21, 2003 at 10:54 PM, in Hardware Hacking
what about heat if the ibook is enclosed in a bag? 944 Views / 10 Replies  
what about heat if the ibook is enclosed in a bag?
Posted by iamnid, on May 21, 2003 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I doubt it... it's not likely that 10.3 won't... 2,001 Views / 22 Replies  
I doubt it... it's not likely that 10.3 won't work with computers sold only months before (current ibooks) when has apple ever done that?
Posted by iamnid, on May 21, 2003 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no, I do not count the graphite ibooks ;) I... 621 Views / 7 Replies  
no, I do not count the graphite ibooks ;) I always thought graphite was more grey than anything else.
Posted by iamnid, on May 21, 2003 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to admit it was a pretty kick ass game. ... 520 Views / 5 Replies  
I have to admit it was a pretty kick ass game. It took me about 3 weeks of sporadically playing it in the evenings to finish and i enjoyed every minute. I'm going to play it through again now...
Posted by iamnid, on May 15, 2003 at 10:38 PM, in Gaming
well I can understand why you need a better... 900 Views / 18 Replies  
well I can understand why you need a better computer to play it, but all I was saying is that I doubt a 970 will be necessary to get good performance out of WoW.
Posted by iamnid, on May 15, 2003 at 10:34 PM, in Gaming
Uhhh.... ok... I don't see any extraordinary... 662 Views / 10 Replies  
Uhhh.... ok... I don't see any extraordinary pixelation. Driver is a crappy PS1 port and that's basically just the way it looks. Perhaps I'm missing something... can you show us another screenshot?...
Posted by iamnid, on May 15, 2003 at 12:20 AM, in Gaming
I hope you're joking... Warcraft III ran... 900 Views / 18 Replies  
I hope you're joking... Warcraft III ran perfectly on my 733mhz G4 w/ radeon 8500... why would we need the 970 to expect good performance for World Of Warcraft?
Posted by iamnid, on May 15, 2003 at 12:14 AM, in Gaming
yep, presumably more people come around and find... 520 Views / 5 Replies  
yep, presumably more people come around and find the bodies.

I don't know how it is on the xbox-- I presume that's what you are using as the ps2 and gc versions don't have the CIA entrance level,...
Posted by iamnid, on May 15, 2003 at 12:11 AM, in Gaming
I think you mean that a 5400 drive is 30% faster... 1,362 Views / 21 Replies  
I think you mean that a 5400 drive is 30% faster than a 4200 RPM drive.
Posted by iamnid, on May 15, 2003 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: not really... they don't get paid for IE so why... 2,503 Views / 72 Replies  
not really... they don't get paid for IE so why update it as regularly as the Windows version which accounts for 98% of the market?
Posted by iamnid, on May 14, 2003 at 10:21 PM, in Applications
If Apple is in fact crippling the 12" to avoid... 3,462 Views / 52 Replies  
If Apple is in fact crippling the 12" to avoid having it cannibalize sales of the 15" powerbook, this is probably the stupidest marketing strategy ever. This assumes that if all specs were the same...
Posted by iamnid, on May 14, 2003 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Probably not... I don't think game framerates are... 619 Views / 5 Replies  
Probably not... I don't think game framerates are highly dependent on hard drive speeds.
Posted by iamnid, on May 14, 2003 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No kidding! I went to the link at it was over... 1,104 Views / 25 Replies  
No kidding! I went to the link at it was over $600 for an original clamshell... some stupid bidders out there.
Posted by iamnid, on May 14, 2003 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's great that it's burning at "16X... 1,048 Views / 11 Replies  
That's great that it's burning at "16X consistently." How about 24X which the drive is supposed to be capable of?
Posted by iamnid, on May 13, 2003 at 08:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
buy the cheap stuff... if it doesn't work, just... 1,698 Views / 26 Replies  
buy the cheap stuff... if it doesn't work, just get the other stuff. I've always bought the cheap stuff and never had any problems with it.
Posted by iamnid, on May 12, 2003 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You said yourself that you found the overtype... 1,136 Views / 11 Replies  
You said yourself that you found the overtype function -- well that's all the insert key does so if you found the overtype function, why do you need an insert key?
Posted by iamnid, on May 12, 2003 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmmm... thanks -- I'm definitely going to look... 1,846 Views / 26 Replies  
hmmm... thanks -- I'm definitely going to look into it. I might hold off on faxing in the letter of acceptance... might look suspicious that the letter is from a Law School:D

Oh well. Thanks.
Posted by iamnid, on May 9, 2003 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
combo drives on ibooks 367 Views / 0 Replies  
I know there were problems with the previous generation ibook combo drives -- that is, they weren't burning at the full 16X. Can anybody confirm whether or not the new ibooks are able to burn at...
Posted by iamnid, on May 9, 2003 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
battery life for 12" ibooks decreasing? 387 Views / 0 Replies  
I've been using my girlfriend's 500mhz dual usb ibook lately... the one with 66mhz system bus and am very happy with the battery life of this unit. I think I'm going to get one of the new 900mhz...
Posted by iamnid, on May 9, 2003 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
check out macprices.com under "clearance ibooks"... 1,104 Views / 25 Replies  
check out macprices.com under "clearance ibooks" sometimes the resellers have refurbished clamshell ibooks for quite cheap.
Posted by iamnid, on May 7, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As far as I know, it's not risky... it will... 1,698 Views / 26 Replies  
As far as I know, it's not risky... it will either work, work erratically, or not work at all.
Posted by iamnid, on May 7, 2003 at 10:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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