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hey, nice to hear things are running smoothly! ... 470 Views / 4 Replies  
hey, nice to hear things are running smoothly!

i, too, have a sawtooth 450, and as soon as i can muster some extra cash, want to shove in a cpu upgrade. although i did upgrade the video card a...
Posted by tr, on Feb 10, 2008 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
i am also using a sawtooth 450mhz as my main... 4,570 Views / 12 Replies  
i am also using a sawtooth 450mhz as my main machine (along with a G3 700mhz iBook). yes, i live in the past :), but honestly, i can't afford anything new. and what i have works fine for me. my...
Posted by tr, on Feb 2, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
well, let's hope the battery won't need replacing... 1,687 Views / 8 Replies  
well, let's hope the battery won't need replacing while one is still in warranty. but if it's this easy, maybe the $129 replacement will be able to be performed in apple stores, so you won't have to...
Posted by tr, on Jan 20, 2008 at 03:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hmm..it probably could be related. have you... 587 Views / 2 Replies  
hmm..it probably could be related. have you thought about replacing the dc-in board? i had that problem (sister tripped on the cord while plugged in). at first, it would still charge. but then i...
Posted by tr, on Jan 13, 2008 at 03:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i think he was referring to the rumors of a... 708 Views / 17 Replies  
i think he was referring to the rumors of a ultraslim macbook, with a 64gb SSD instead of a traditional hard drive.
Posted by tr, on Jan 7, 2008 at 09:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
this may seem obvious, but can we truly rule out... 454 Views / 10 Replies  
this may seem obvious, but can we truly rule out that she didn't sneak into your room? like, are you sure this person, or any person for that matter, has not used your computer? i'm just saying,...
Posted by tr, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:43 AM, in Applications
whether this thread is a jab at the iMac's glossy... 4,228 Views / 29 Replies  
whether this thread is a jab at the iMac's glossy screen, i don't know. i do know that regardless whether glossy or matte, i really don't believe humans were designed to stare at a screen for hours...
Posted by tr, on Aug 12, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
check out this guy's page. it may not be exactly... 914 Views / 2 Replies  
check out this guy's page. it may not be exactly what you want to do, but it may give you some ideas:
The chaos blog 2.0 DIY iBook server booklet...
Posted by tr, on Jul 9, 2007 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well, if the podcasts are on your iPod, then they... 493 Views / 4 Replies  
well, if the podcasts are on your iPod, then they are downloaded in iTunes, right? can't you just go in ITunes, find the podcast(s) you want, control-click, and pick "Show in Finder". then copy and...
Posted by tr, on May 17, 2007 at 02:48 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
use iMovie. 911 Views / 7 Replies  
use iMovie.
Posted by tr, on May 13, 2007 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yes, there were limits to HD size on the... 1,138 Views / 24 Replies  
yes, there were limits to HD size on the Powermacs. i have a sawtooth G4 as my main computer, i can verify that you can't address more than 128 gb. you can if you run off an ATA/SATA PCI card, or...
Posted by tr, on Mar 19, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
can the iBook start up at all? obviously, the... 373 Views / 1 Replies  
can the iBook start up at all? obviously, the system and hard drive are fine, if you can target disk and boot from it. i'd say start it up, and see if you can see any type or display on the screen...
Posted by tr, on Mar 19, 2007 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
actually, from the information given, this... 803 Views / 10 Replies  
actually, from the information given, this machine doesn't have to be a Yikes, but could be a Sawtooth (AGP graphics). you may not remember, but with the intro of the G4's, Apple did the infamous...
Posted by tr, on Feb 3, 2007 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
you could still try my link: UNEASYsilence ... 661 Views / 11 Replies  
you could still try my link:
UNEASYsilence Run MacOS 9 on an Intel Mac (http://uneasysilence.com/archive/2006/08/7352/)


but yeah, if you could find an old G3 iMac, that's a perfect kids...
Posted by tr, on Dec 29, 2006 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
well, from looking at system requirements for... 661 Views / 11 Replies  
well, from looking at system requirements for Jumpstart Grade 1:

Macintosh:
68040/40 MHz or PowerPC
System 7.1
8 MB RAM
1 MB hard disk space
2x CD-ROM drive
256-color monitor
13-inch or...
Posted by tr, on Dec 26, 2006 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
shouldn't you hold down the "C" key to boot from... 345 Views / 5 Replies  
shouldn't you hold down the "C" key to boot from a cd? i thought "option" only worked for hd's.

tr
Posted by tr, on Dec 26, 2006 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
i've got a sawtooth 450 (originally purchased in... 2,328 Views / 49 Replies  
i've got a sawtooth 450 (originally purchased in winter of '99) running 10.4.8, 2gb RAM, two 120 gb hd's, a 60 gb connected to the interrnal fw port, an ATA RAID card with two 80 gb drives, a dual...
Posted by tr, on Dec 24, 2006 at 03:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
you mentioned that you had a G4, and you tried... 463 Views / 14 Replies  
you mentioned that you had a G4, and you tried the OS X disc, and it worked in there. if you want to format the iBook, you could also start up the iBook in Firewire target disc mode (hold down T as...
Posted by tr, on Oct 28, 2006 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
same here, only with an SP 1270 (bought new in... 490 Views / 11 Replies  
same here, only with an SP 1270 (bought new in '99), a 740, and a C40 (both bought new). no problems whatsoever. and i'm using the standard Epson drivers. although those Gutenprint drivers look...
Posted by tr, on Oct 8, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
it's funny the genius said that, and i understand... 1,646 Views / 46 Replies  
it's funny the genius said that, and i understand why he would. but think about this: i've been running AutoCAD 2004 in Virtual PC with Win2K on a 450Mhz G4 with 2GB of RAM. yeah, you read that...
Posted by tr, on Oct 8, 2006 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
neverskatewsandles, let's think for a minute: ... 18,847 Views / 6 Replies  
neverskatewsandles, let's think for a minute: since standalone DVD players are similar to DVD-ROM drives, can you play PS2 games on standalone DVD players?

i'm sure you'll be able to figure this...
Posted by tr, on Sep 13, 2006 at 10:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
check out this page on xlr8yourmac.com Reader... 1,613 Views / 14 Replies  
check out this page on xlr8yourmac.com
Reader Feedback on Firewire and USB card Deep Sleep Support (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/firewire/fw_usb_card_deep_sleep.html#storytop)

i needed USB 2.0 on...
Posted by tr, on Sep 13, 2006 at 01:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
you can use those speakers, but you'll need an... 1,465 Views / 5 Replies  
you can use those speakers, but you'll need an amplifier to power the speakers. griffin used to sell a couple things that would work: the powerwave was a USB audio interface (plug the box into USB,...
Posted by tr, on Aug 27, 2006 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
don't know what the exact problem is, but found... 354 Views / 1 Replies  
don't know what the exact problem is, but found some threads that might offer some insight:

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=286235&highlight=iMac+G3+power+supply
...
Posted by tr, on Jul 27, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
i really don't know what the concern is all... 5,519 Views / 75 Replies  
i really don't know what the concern is all about. yeah, it's glossy. so is my TV. so is my flat screen CRT that i use on my Sawtooth G4. i have no problem watching TV, or using my G4. angle of...
Posted by tr, on May 16, 2006 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i replaced the battery in my girlfriend's iPod... 1,033 Views / 3 Replies  
i replaced the battery in my girlfriend's iPod mini, got a NewerTech at OWC:
http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20Technology/BIPOD600MM/

1. the newertech says it comes with tools, but as you...
Posted by tr, on Mar 4, 2006 at 10:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
check out the reports on xlr8yourmac.com ... 401 Views / 3 Replies  
check out the reports on xlr8yourmac.com
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/firewire/fw_usb_card_deep_sleep.html

lots of reports to read, but maybe it will allow you to narrow your choice of cards.
Posted by tr, on Feb 7, 2006 at 11:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
yeah, i had the same problems. if i twisted it... 478 Views / 2 Replies  
yeah, i had the same problems. if i twisted it right, it would charge. but then, it just started to do the "really bright orange", and wasn't charging at all. i found a DC-in board on ebay for...
Posted by tr, on Jan 19, 2006 at 12:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the PM i have is a G4 single 450Mhz with 1.5GB of... 412 Views / 6 Replies  
the PM i have is a G4 single 450Mhz with 1.5GB of RAM. comparing it to the G3 700 iBook, they both feel about equal. i use photoshop and illustrator on both machines, and i find that in some cases,...
Posted by tr, on Jan 8, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wataru, the auction is a "buy it now" with a... 412 Views / 6 Replies  
wataru, the auction is a "buy it now" with a submit best offer option. and the seller obviously has more than one available. and if you checked the purchase history, someone did just buy one...
Posted by tr, on Jan 8, 2006 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
check out coconut battery: ... 608 Views / 7 Replies  
check out coconut battery:

http://www.coconut-flavour.com/coconutbattery/

it should give you some good info on your battery status.

tr
Posted by tr, on Jan 5, 2006 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i love how there's always someone to say "why... 540 Views / 14 Replies  
i love how there's always someone to say "why don't you get rid of it?" when someone asks about upgrading. i mean, if i can improve performance for ~$100, and i'm willing to put up with the...
Posted by tr, on Jan 1, 2006 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i don't know if this information may apply to... 751 Views / 8 Replies  
i don't know if this information may apply to nyikaguy's situation. first, i've had no problems with firewire and 10.4.3 via software update. i've updated 3 machines (G4 450 sawtooth, exactly like...
Posted by tr, on Nov 12, 2005 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
strange. i have the exact same machine, only... 751 Views / 8 Replies  
strange. i have the exact same machine, only with 1.5GB RAM, and no USB PCI card, but a 802.11g PCI card instead. 10.4 works fine here.

i was going to tell you to try the internal firewire port...
Posted by tr, on Nov 9, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
yeah it will. sawtooths can take a max of 4-512... 741 Views / 11 Replies  
yeah it will. sawtooths can take a max of 4-512 sticks, for a total of 2.0 GB...in OS X. i think in OS 9, the system only saw 1.5 GB, even if you maxed it out. i have a sawtooth 450, and had 2.0GB...
Posted by tr, on Oct 30, 2005 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
you should do a search in applications, or... 364 Views / 1 Replies  
you should do a search in applications, or digital video and audio, not in the iBook forum. i'm sure this topic has been covered.

or you can try google, which gave me this:...
Posted by tr, on Aug 25, 2005 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i've flashed a PC Radeon 8500 to use on my... 1,347 Views / 11 Replies  
i've flashed a PC Radeon 8500 to use on my sawtooth. this was big, back in the day. you need to check out this super long thread, i'm sure it will give you all the information your need, although it...
Posted by tr, on Aug 25, 2005 at 01:10 PM, in Hardware Hacking
haven't done it, but here's a good guide if you... 494 Views / 4 Replies  
haven't done it, but here's a good guide if you need it:

http://www.pbfixit.com/Guide/53.10.0.html

tr
Posted by tr, on Jul 15, 2005 at 02:38 PM, in Hardware Hacking
are you using the latest drivers? they released... 312 Views / 2 Replies  
are you using the latest drivers? they released a new one a couple weeks ago.

http://www.wacom.com/productsupport/download.cfm?id=135&product=PTZ

tr
Posted by tr, on Jun 28, 2005 at 02:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i've felt the bottom of my case, right under... 746 Views / 8 Replies  
i've felt the bottom of my case, right under where the case fan is (if looking at the sawtooth from the front, underneath the left side of the case), and air isn't coming out. air is being sucked...
Posted by tr, on Apr 12, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Hardware Hacking
actually, no, those erasers have no chemicals... 1,609 Views / 19 Replies  
actually, no, those erasers have no chemicals whatsoever. the sponges are just made of melamine foam. it's the shape and size of the melamine foam fibers which helps lift out dirt.

check out...
Posted by tr, on Apr 12, 2005 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
don't know if anyone has ever tried this, but... 1,609 Views / 19 Replies  
don't know if anyone has ever tried this, but those Mr. Clean Magic Erasers (http://www.homemadesimple.com/mrclean/products/eraser.shtml) work wonders on dirty plastic. my friend had some old pc and...
Posted by tr, on Apr 9, 2005 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
you can put the 8500 into the Digital Audio, but... 566 Views / 5 Replies  
you can put the 8500 into the Digital Audio, but you won't be able to put original card from the DA (the one with the ADC) into the sawtooth...i think. the card with the ADC has an extra connection...
Posted by tr, on Apr 9, 2005 at 10:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
another company a while back (powerlogix?)... 632 Views / 6 Replies  
another company a while back (powerlogix?) offered the same type of upgrade, only they used a 700mhz G3, which was nice, because it hit that magical "600 mhz or above" processor requirement that a...
Posted by tr, on Mar 23, 2005 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
huh. that's funny. i always keep my SKII in my... 870 Views / 15 Replies  
huh. that's funny. i always keep my SKII in my right front pocket, and have no problems with it being too large. it's just about the same size as my iPod. this just proves we need more...
Posted by tr, on Mar 6, 2005 at 01:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
actually, the "Photo Import" menu item was... 640 Views / 4 Replies  
actually, the "Photo Import" menu item was available before this latest update. i have a 3G 15 gb running 2.2 , and it's on there. i think it was put on there for use with the Belkin Digital Camera...
Posted by tr, on Feb 23, 2005 at 07:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Apple DVI to Video Adapter M9267G/A ... 962 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple DVI to Video Adapter M9267G/A
http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore?productLearnMore=M9267G/A

$19

tr
Posted by tr, on Jan 12, 2005 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
external tuner plugged into a firewire video... 9,931 Views / 61 Replies  
external tuner plugged into a firewire video capture box? why not just get an elgato eye tv, or better yet, the newly introduced elgato/ati EyeTV Wonder:...
Posted by tr, on Jan 12, 2005 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
hey rozwado1, if you get the chance, tell us how... 463 Views / 7 Replies  
hey rozwado1, if you get the chance, tell us how the upgrade went. i'd like to hear you experience, since i'm thinking of the same battery upgrade.

tr
Posted by tr, on Jan 5, 2005 at 10:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: batteries 463 Views / 7 Replies  
:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:
whatever...


i was thinking of getting the replacement battery for my 3G, as it doesn't seem to be lasting...
Posted by tr, on Jan 5, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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