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As nice as that sounds, there isn't much to... 17,925 Views / 221 Replies  
As nice as that sounds, there isn't much to differentiate those machines from the PowerMac G5. Dual processors, more RAM slots. That's about all. Machines like this would completely kill the pro...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Jul 23, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
They won't. My iBook was having problems, so I... 741 Views / 15 Replies  
They won't. My iBook was having problems, so I called and got it sent in. When it arrived, they "couldn't replicate the problem" so they sent it right back to me with nothing done to it. Now I'm...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Jul 1, 2004 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd like to mention a couple things here. First... 9,972 Views / 61 Replies  
I'd like to mention a couple things here. First of all, my iBook 600 doesn't have any problems with cracks and it has seen its fair share of abuse. Now when you people that are understandably upset...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Jun 19, 2004 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like the versatility of the Incase sleeves... 4,820 Views / 25 Replies  
I like the versatility of the Incase sleeves myself. More of a nylon-like material outside, soft padding inside. It has a small divider for a few papers if needed, and a pouch on the outside that...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 30, 2004 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To answer the question about Mac-PC networking,... 4,678 Views / 85 Replies  
To answer the question about Mac-PC networking, I'm just going to quote "Dean Lewis" from the MacGamer message boards because he summed it up better than I can:

"9 times out of 10, when a Mac...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 9, 2004 at 02:17 PM, in Gaming
I have yet to see any downside. I had one of the... 5,706 Views / 17 Replies  
I have yet to see any downside. I had one of the first Dual 2.0s to make it to my local store. I turned off nap mode as soon as I discovered the CHUD tools could fix it. That was in October. ...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Mar 29, 2004 at 04:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
One thing to add about the breathing of lithium. ... 8,179 Views / 68 Replies  
One thing to add about the breathing of lithium. I've done some work with the solar car at my university. We use Lithium-Ion batteries for our car (very similar to what runs the Powerbooks). We...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Mar 29, 2004 at 02:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just for the record, you don't need to take... 2,672 Views / 21 Replies  
Just for the record, you don't need to take computers with problems to an "official" Apple retail store...and Apple Authorized Service provider will do. There's a list of these on Apple's website,...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Mar 24, 2004 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also don't post around here often, I prefer to... 1,507 Views / 28 Replies  
I also don't post around here often, I prefer to inhabit the MacGamer forums...

Glenda-Its great that you are so open and comfortable about everything, I think that is a great quality to have and...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Feb 28, 2004 at 02:53 AM, in Gaming
Not to be anal or anything, but NTSC is 720 x... 8,710 Views / 50 Replies  
Not to be anal or anything, but NTSC is 720 x 480, not 640 x 480 (VGA). But your point still stands and is true.
Posted by g3_brandon, on Feb 21, 2004 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, if I remember correctly, Apple advertised... 9,797 Views / 40 Replies  
Yes, if I remember correctly, Apple advertised the OS when OS X first was released as having support for up to 64? processors in a single box. I could be wrong on that number, but I know its...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Feb 21, 2004 at 03:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Gotta say, this thing is the best computer I've... 4,779 Views / 38 Replies  
Gotta say, this thing is the best computer I've ever used, and I've used every model of PowerMac Apple has produced since the 466MHz G4. It can handle all the crap I have running at any given time...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Dec 23, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Looks great, even though I won't be getting one... 7,958 Views / 29 Replies  
Looks great, even though I won't be getting one (as I just bought a Dual 2 G5, which I love). One little thing I'd like to point out which is something most people don't notice, but Apple does that...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Nov 22, 2003 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is what I was looking for. Thank you for... 677 Views / 7 Replies  
This is what I was looking for. Thank you for this. I think I'll go for this one. (http://www.granitedigital.com/catalog/pg19_firewirebridgeboards.htm) I'll get the one on the bottom with two...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Oct 22, 2003 at 04:59 PM, in macOS
I want the PC to act as a Firewire enclosure for... 677 Views / 7 Replies  
I want the PC to act as a Firewire enclosure for a series of IDE devices. Rather than taking the IDE CD-RW drive and putting it in a single drive Firewire enclosure, I want the PC to act as a large...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Oct 21, 2003 at 05:52 PM, in macOS
Yes my Mac has an optical drive, its a Dual... 677 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes my Mac has an optical drive, its a Dual 2.0GHz G5 with Superdrive. I want to use my PC's 52x CD-RW on my G5 since the internal drive only burns CDs at 16x. Plus it would be something useful for...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Oct 20, 2003 at 09:00 PM, in macOS
PC and Mac Firewire 677 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a PC with several optical drives and hard drives that I would like to connect to my Mac as a sort of Firewire enclosure. I just want my Mac to be able to use the optical drives and hard...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Oct 19, 2003 at 07:40 PM, in macOS
I haven't had a problem with CandyBar at all...do... 51,770 Views / 279 Replies  
I haven't had a problem with CandyBar at all...do you have the latest version that was fixed to work with 10.2.8?
Posted by g3_brandon, on Oct 19, 2003 at 12:27 AM, in macOS
I too use the leather screen protector from OWC. ... 4,598 Views / 35 Replies  
I too use the leather screen protector from OWC. It fits the PowerBook perfectly, it looks nice, covers and protects the screen well, and you can type with it on...to the amazement of several...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Sep 21, 2003 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a ZR20, and no problems with it. The ZR25... 511 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a ZR20, and no problems with it. The ZR25 and ZR30 just add photo taking capabilities :rolleyes: . These are not good because a digital camcorder should be used for video, the pictures they...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 21, 2002 at 05:35 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Audio 479 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a VERY important interview that I was forced to take in a loud area with a Canon ZR20, no external microphone. Does anyone know of a way that I can cut down the background sounds and bring...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 21, 2002 at 05:07 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I did this once at work. We sell PCs and Macs. ... 469 Views / 3 Replies  
I did this once at work. We sell PCs and Macs. I had a mac on my desk, we sold it. Being fresh out of Macs, the made me put a peecee on my desk for a few days. Since I can't stand the things, I...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Mar 24, 2002 at 11:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Firewire Scanner 291 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know about a good, inexpensive Firewire scanner? :confused: I was going to purchase the Umax 6400, but they aren't made anymore. I need something for $200 or less, preferably. ...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Mar 20, 2002 at 06:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I use a Kensington USB mouse, and while... 759 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, I use a Kensington USB mouse, and while there is an option like this, it is turned off, and it still does it. I did just install QT 5, and that is about when it started. Does anyone have any...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Jun 1, 2001 at 08:07 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Strange Cursor Behavior 571 Views / 2 Replies  
I was just wondering:

Lately, (ie: last 2-3 weeks) my cursor has been acting wierd. Whenever a dialog box appears on my screen, the cursor automatically snaps to the center of the main button...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Jun 1, 2001 at 12:19 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I already did put it in there. Is it okay if it... 328 Views / 2 Replies  
I already did put it in there. Is it okay if it has the Netscape logo above it, though? Because it does. That is how it was installed. I have both on my computer, because of Multiple Users, and...
Posted by g3_brandon, on May 21, 2001 at 05:39 PM, in Applications
Quicktime and IE 5 not working 328 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey, I use IE 5, and Quicktime 5, and whenever I try to view any movie in IE, it tells me I need QT 4 or later. I have re-installed both IE and QT, and it doesn't work. Can someone please help me? ...
Posted by g3_brandon, on May 19, 2001 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
My vote: Ti Powerbook. I can't use a cinema... 838 Views / 61 Replies  
My vote: Ti Powerbook. I can't use a cinema display with my iBook.

Also, can you use a Mac OS X app with Darwin and Kaliedescope on a PC?

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Brandon N.
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Get...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 19, 2001 at 03:38 PM, in macOS
Well, this has been a great discussion, and it is... 838 Views / 61 Replies  
Well, this has been a great discussion, and it is a little off topic, but I don't care. I agree that Apple can't sell OS X for PeeCees. What they could do is make the Aqua interface open source as...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 19, 2001 at 12:22 AM, in macOS
Look, I know about all the debate about it, but I... 838 Views / 61 Replies  
Look, I know about all the debate about it, but I just wanted to be able to run OS X on a PC that I plan to build. I don't want to be stuck with Winblows as my main OS. Of course there is always...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 17, 2001 at 10:22 PM, in macOS
OS X on an Intel 838 Views / 61 Replies  
I know that Darwin is available for the x86 processors. I was think about building a PC, and I want to have OS X on it, if possible. Does anyone know if I could also buy OS X and put the Aqua...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 17, 2001 at 06:46 PM, in macOS
I don't know. Mine was sparking at the iBook, so... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't know. Mine was sparking at the iBook, so Apple replaced it under warranty for me. My new one, I used those little plastic cable ties and made a bit of a protector to keep it from pulling,...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 15, 2001 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, buy Soundsticks! They come with one, I... 489 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, buy Soundsticks! They come with one, I think.

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Brandon N.
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Get a life, get a Macintosh!
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It said, "Requires Win 98 or better," so I...
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 15, 2001 at 10:15 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Hey could you e-mail the Firewire info to me... 732 Views / 35 Replies  
Hey could you e-mail the Firewire info to me also?

brandon@cfu.net

Thanks!
Brandon N.
Posted by g3_brandon, on Apr 15, 2001 at 09:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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