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Address book from Outlook.com to iCloud help please 951 Views / 1 Replies  
So, I deleted my entire iCloud address book from a linked Blackberry I was clearing. Just zoned and deleted them forgetting it was linked. So all my iClould contacts on computer and iPhone were gone....
Posted by Chinasaur, on Mar 3, 2015 at 05:38 PM, in Applications
And Jobs has never had a problem with a "scorched... 2,378 Views / 34 Replies  
And Jobs has never had a problem with a "scorched earth" policy. And given the state of his health, what better way to go with a "bang" than to switch CPU's again.

To quote Spock "It's not...
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 22, 2011 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The refurb store has the same model for $1,269.... 964 Views / 12 Replies  
The refurb store has the same model for $1,269. Does the machine at your vendor have the 4670 or 5670 video card?

Either way, from what you're describing you will do with this machine, the...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Dec 31, 2010 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Arkham. Turns out that Blizzard and Apple... 741 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks Arkham. Turns out that Blizzard and Apple finally got around to updating all drivers and whatever. I'm currently on Ultra settings (except for water, shadows and sunshafts) on my iMac w/...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Nov 18, 2010 at 06:29 PM, in Gaming
Minimum HW for Ultra in WoW? 741 Views / 3 Replies  
All, thinking of upgrading either the MacBook or the iMac. WoW is all I play. My 24" Alu iMac with HD 2600 Pro can't even come close to Ultra effects.

Looking for machine recommendations (laptop...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Oct 29, 2010 at 01:45 PM, in Gaming
Unibody Alu MacBook 965 Views / 2 Replies  
Yep. One Generation of Alu were MacBooks vs MacBook Pro's.
Posted by Chinasaur, on Oct 23, 2010 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bent Aluminum MacBook 965 Views / 2 Replies  
Have a 2.4Ghz Aluminum MacBook. Dropped a few weeks ago and deranged the front right bottom corner. Very noticeable gap between the case and battery. Just now, dropped on street and dented the front...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Oct 23, 2010 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Except it does. You reference the X3100..not the... 2,537 Views / 17 Replies  
Except it does. You reference the X3100..not the X1600. The 9400M DOES perform 5x better than the X3100. It's the X1600 and the 9400M that perform on par..more or less.

The MacBook never had the...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Sep 9, 2010 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
X1600 - ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 - Notebookcheck... 2,537 Views / 17 Replies  
X1600 - ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 - Notebookcheck (http://www.notebookcheck.net/ATI-Mobility-Radeon-X1600.2163.0.html)

9400M - NVIDIA GeForce 9400M (G) - Notebookcheck...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Sep 7, 2010 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Since it only happens in the "teachers... 1,110 Views / 2 Replies  
Since it only happens in the "teachers office/lounge", it could be YOU that's the issue. Don't like being in the office / lounge? Maybe your aversion to these places is manifesting itself in what you...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jul 6, 2010 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nostalgia keeper For Teh Win! 853 Views / 13 Replies  
Nostalgia keeper For Teh Win!
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 15, 2010 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! 641 Views / 2 Replies  
Grazi Spheric Harlot!
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 6, 2010 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Type of Screwdriver required? 641 Views / 2 Replies  
Just bought a 2.26Ghz MacBook (http://store.apple.com/us/product/FC207LL/A?mco=MTU5MjkwMjk) at Refurb store.

Need to know the type of screwdriver to order to remove backplate to add RAM and HD.
...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 6, 2010 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: MacBook 2.4Ghz at guest computer station before... 1,122,839 Views / 4,110 Replies  
MacBook 2.4Ghz at guest computer station before the Unibody's became MacBook Pro's. Dead MacBook in lower left :( Yes, the Green tensor lamp is hideous :lol: Cheap speakers and Dell mouse :)
...
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 19, 2010 at 05:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
2004 and later models have USB 2.0. Earlier is... 1,161 Views / 6 Replies  
2004 and later models have USB 2.0. Earlier is 1.1.

iMac and eMac Index (http://www.lowendmac.com/imacs/index.shtml)
Posted by Chinasaur, on Apr 27, 2010 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
1. The planet on which you were born, Earth,... 1,273 Views / 4 Replies  
1. The planet on which you were born, Earth, bathes you in more EM than you can possibly imagine. The "modern electronics" is nothing compared to everything else man-made around you - radar,...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Apr 20, 2010 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cue Ellen Feiss - YouTube - Mac switch Ad - Apple... 875 Views / 14 Replies  
Cue Ellen Feiss - YouTube - Mac switch Ad - Apple Ellen Feis 'the original' (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2-UuIEOcss)
Posted by Chinasaur, on Mar 19, 2010 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. Will have to. :thumbsup: 581 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. Will have to. :thumbsup:
Posted by Chinasaur, on Mar 16, 2010 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
Vertical line on display - 24" 2.8Ghz 581 Views / 2 Replies  
Just noticed I have a 7mm by 28cm (yes I measured it) line running vertically down the left half of my 24" display, 8cm from the left side of the screen. Yes I searched the iMac forum but found...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Mar 15, 2010 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nine refurb'd purchases and no issues 1,030 Views / 10 Replies  
Nine purchases since 2004 from the Refurb store. No problems. None. Zero.

Can't recommend highly enough the refurb route.

I always get Applecare and have never needed. Better safe and all...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Feb 9, 2010 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I remember that .. but I think it was just G5's... 1,623 Views / 2 Replies  
I remember that .. but I think it was just G5's that they covered since the G5 interior was so clean. After the G5's they became cluttered.
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jan 17, 2010 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yep :) LOL :) 1,577 Views / 29 Replies  
Yep :) LOL :)
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jan 8, 2010 at 08:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Girly? That's for people who have no... 1,061 Views / 7 Replies  
Girly? That's for people who have no self-awareness of their gender.

WTF cares about what a computer looks like?

If it works, then all's good.

Grow up out of elementary school.
Posted by Chinasaur, on Dec 13, 2009 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some of us don't use the IR even on our 24"... 1,730 Views / 41 Replies  
Some of us don't use the IR even on our 24" iMac's... on both iMac's it's a "meh" thing..I never use it except to show it to non-Mac owning lifeforms.

The box makes great sense if you're not...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Oct 21, 2009 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple store is down 586 Views / 3 Replies  
Is it likely there will be something new and yummy in store for us hardware-wise? :confused:
Posted by Chinasaur, on Oct 16, 2009 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Locked out MacBook and no install disks? 1,376 Views / 4 Replies  
Locked out MacBook and no install disks?
Posted by Chinasaur, on Aug 10, 2009 at 08:43 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Well, not so good. And RasaFrasa this MB has the... 9,569 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, not so good. And RasaFrasa this MB has the orginal battery in it.

It will start up with battery in or out..but it won't stay on in either configuration. I'm hopeful that since it boots, and...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Aug 5, 2009 at 07:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Always darkest before the dawn eh? I've been... 9,569 Views / 9 Replies  
Always darkest before the dawn eh? I've been dinking with this thing for 5 days now and it's been non-booting for 20 days, and gave up and posted. Should have kept the faith eh? :)

I always...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Aug 4, 2009 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dead MacBook... Green light on Magsafe connector ..???? 9,569 Views / 9 Replies  
Late 2006 MacBook (C2D 2.0Ghz, 3GB, 250GB) will NOT startup. Have tried all reset tips on Apple's Knowledgebase and everywhere else. The odd thing is that the Magsafe connector is displaying the...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Aug 4, 2009 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine was good.. 739 Views / 11 Replies  
the 20006 or 7 2.0Ghz MacBook in my .sig was good. Gave away to GF and replaced with 2.4 Unibody.

So you're saying this really IS an issue and not a post ..... self-promoting?
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jul 24, 2009 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So you come here flogging your post(s) on other... 739 Views / 11 Replies  
So you come here flogging your post(s) on other sites? :\
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Man! This feels like the ghost of Sculley is... 8,969 Views / 190 Replies  
Man! This feels like the ghost of Sculley is walking the halls at Apple again. :lol:
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 8, 2009 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm also looking at the 2.4Ghz Macbook, but my... 834 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm also looking at the 2.4Ghz Macbook, but my head is telling me to go with a refurb'd 2.0Ghz with the 9400M chip. Refurb store has it for $849 which is a great price for that chip. Only the plastic...
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 2, 2009 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i saw that picture a week or two ago on some... 915 Views / 13 Replies  
i saw that picture a week or two ago on some Netbook site. Typical article postulating about Apples plans/lack of plans for a Netbook. it's a Photoshop job.

And after the last quarter results,...
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 2, 2009 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Soo, without Firewire™ Target Disk mode, how do... 7,394 Views / 71 Replies  
Soo, without Firewire™ Target Disk mode, how do buyers of the unibody macbook transfer from their old Mac? USB?
Posted by Chinasaur, on Feb 3, 2009 at 08:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1 Blog Sample size N=1 Fail? 3,471 Views / 53 Replies  
1 Blog
Sample size N=1
Fail?
Posted by Chinasaur, on Feb 1, 2009 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WoW and "getting back into." anything are... 531 Views / 13 Replies  
WoW and "getting back into." anything are incompatible. I hope you don't get sucked in like the other 12 million people. Best of luck with your Pro purchase :) I wish I had one :)
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jan 31, 2009 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm soooo tempted.... Although, when these things... 3,139 Views / 60 Replies  
I'm soooo tempted.... Although, when these things start hitting the Refurb'd section they will be an even more screamin' deal.... I plan on keeping my next MacBook for a few years and I'm thinking...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jan 23, 2009 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is an ad/spam post. Proof -... 674 Views / 11 Replies  
This is an ad/spam post. Proof - http://www.justlinux.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=152206
Posted by Chinasaur, on Dec 13, 2008 at 04:29 PM, in Applications
Pro vs Mac Games edition 597 Views / 12 Replies  
I've searched and can't find a good explanation of the difference between the versions.

One site alluded to Games updated more frequently... I would "assume" that the Pro includes Games as a...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Oct 28, 2008 at 02:13 PM, in Applications
Will this be your last post on this topic then? 2,860 Views / 47 Replies  
Will this be your last post on this topic then?
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 14, 2008 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good info..thanks! Are MBP's afflicted with the... 930 Views / 20 Replies  
Good info..thanks! Are MBP's afflicted with the overapplied thermal paste issue?
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 7, 2008 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A MacBook Pro IS the laptop we want her on. Not... 930 Views / 20 Replies  
A MacBook Pro IS the laptop we want her on. Not looking for a gaming laptop..but an OS X laptop can "can" play games.

The questions remains..on a MBP I can buy refurb'd now..do MBP owners notice...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 5, 2008 at 05:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook Pro and Games/Video 930 Views / 20 Replies  
Thinking of getting the GF a 2.4Ghz MBP for Wow/online video. She currently has a 15" CoreDuo HP and the fans do NOT make any noise. I want her to have as silent an experience as possible.

Using...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 4, 2008 at 09:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
JoshuaMLynn, You're hijacking someone else's... 4,431 Views / 15 Replies  
JoshuaMLynn,

You're hijacking someone else's thread AND you state no price. Both conditions violate forum policy.

Start your own thread WITH price.

Once you have your own thread, good luck...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 2, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in Marketplace
But .. could Apple make an $800 mini that... 699 Views / 13 Replies  
But .. could Apple make an $800 mini that wouldn't feel cheap or "plasticky"?
And, as said before, wouldn't it eat market share from MacBook sales?
And if it did, would the new mini market more...
Posted by Chinasaur, on Jun 1, 2008 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There's one for sale 7 posts below this one on... 531 Views / 7 Replies  
There's one for sale 7 posts below this one on same page http://forums.macnn.com/59/marketplace/368562/fs-macbook-air-less-than-one/
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 31, 2008 at 10:45 PM, in Marketplace
I'm hoping Apple doesn't develop a front-end to... 1,415 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm hoping Apple doesn't develop a front-end to iTunes similar to these two apps, so these people can make some money selling their interface. I'm assuming Apple hasn't coded something already.

So...
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 29, 2008 at 10:37 AM, in Applications
You sure it has a 1GB stick vs two 512MB sticks? 796 Views / 16 Replies  
You sure it has a 1GB stick vs two 512MB sticks?
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 28, 2008 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is it possible the Mini will be discontinued? Do... 7,725 Views / 46 Replies  
Is it possible the Mini will be discontinued? Do other Mac lines normally go 10 months between updates?

I ask because I know someone who fits the Mini user profile and am looking into them for...
Posted by Chinasaur, on May 28, 2008 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
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