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andi - I got one... MacBook 1.83 Core Duo,... 642 Views / 9 Replies  
andi - I got one... MacBook 1.83 Core Duo, unknown ram/HD... all I know is that it boots fine in clamshell mode. LCD was cracked, so I just put it in target disk mode and pulled the data off. Lemme...
Posted by chipchen, on Aug 8, 2013 at 04:22 AM, in Marketplace
Great prices! What's the deal with the... 255 Views / 6 Replies  
Great prices!

What's the deal with the TiBooks? Working at all? Or don't know and just getting rid of them?
Posted by chipchen, on Dec 9, 2012 at 11:43 AM, in Marketplace
Radtech. ... 239 Views / 3 Replies  
Radtech.

http://www.radtech.us/Products/ClearCal-Displays.aspx
Posted by chipchen, on Sep 8, 2012 at 09:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm running an OCZ Agility 3 240GB SSD as my... 3,346 Views / 26 Replies  
I'm running an OCZ Agility 3 240GB SSD as my primary drive in my 2010 i5 MBP 15". Runs great, no problems. I did some research, and most the issues people had were with the older firmware version.
Posted by chipchen, on Sep 8, 2012 at 09:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry guys, this is a really old thread. Most of... 1,028 Views / 12 Replies  
Sorry guys, this is a really old thread. Most of the stuff has been sold or given away.

iPod hard drives gone.

PM back about iSight.
Posted by chipchen, on Sep 2, 2012 at 08:59 AM, in Marketplace
Good price! Nice upgrades! I wish I could... 271 Views / 7 Replies  
Good price! Nice upgrades!

I wish I could get this, but don't have the funds... but would encourage anyone else on the edge... this is a good deal. Especially with display included. Only thing I...
Posted by chipchen, on Aug 3, 2012 at 12:34 PM, in Marketplace
First, do this: ... 918 Views / 4 Replies  
First, do this: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1767

If not, then it's likely the PSU needs to be replaced. At this point, it MAY not even be worth replacing... but if you need a computer and/or...
Posted by chipchen, on Jul 22, 2012 at 02:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Have you zapped the PRAM? (opt-cmd-o-f at boot... 561 Views / 13 Replies  
Have you zapped the PRAM? (opt-cmd-o-f at boot and chime three times)

If not, likely software corrupted. A reinstall of the operating system. It's likely not hardware because you can get into the...
Posted by chipchen, on Jul 22, 2012 at 02:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
sounds like something on the logic board came... 427 Views / 9 Replies  
sounds like something on the logic board came loose?

many ibooks had issues where the gpu would loosen over time due to the heat... there were weird ways to get it to work again, holding at a...
Posted by chipchen, on Jul 22, 2012 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's called colorware. They'll paint anything any... 679 Views / 13 Replies  
It's called colorware. They'll paint anything any way you want it. Pricey though.
Posted by chipchen, on Jul 8, 2012 at 09:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
BTW, I'm running on a MBP 15" 2.4GHz i5 w/ 8GB... 1,183 Views / 68 Replies  
BTW, I'm running on a MBP 15" 2.4GHz i5 w/ 8GB RAM and SSD HD, and it still acts up when running only Safari.

ALSO occurred when I ran my desktop at work which was a Mac Pro 2010 2.4GHz 8-core w/...
Posted by chipchen, on May 18, 2012 at 07:31 PM, in Mac OS X
nothing installed at all. 1,183 Views / 68 Replies  
nothing installed at all.
Posted by chipchen, on May 18, 2012 at 06:12 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm currently getting myself to transition to... 1,183 Views / 68 Replies  
I'm currently getting myself to transition to Chrome. Have tried a few times in the past... but each time I'm more motivated.
Posted by chipchen, on May 18, 2012 at 05:59 PM, in Mac OS X
Is anyone else completely fed up with Safari? 1,183 Views / 68 Replies  
I guess I've been a purist for a long time... I've used Safari as my main browser ever since it came out. And even though I have FireFox and Chrome installed, I've generally stuck with Safari as I...
Posted by chipchen, on May 18, 2012 at 04:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Here's a link to the tech specs in PDF for those... 638 Views / 2 Replies  
Here's a link to the tech specs in PDF for those that are curious...

http://download.info.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Manuals/specs/hardware/L19988A_EN.pdf

These are more and more rare...
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 26, 2012 at 04:18 AM, in Marketplace
Yea, sounds more like a problem with the RAM.... 595 Views / 7 Replies  
Yea, sounds more like a problem with the RAM. From time to time, you can get bad RAM.

OR, you might have accidentally gotten RAM that is slightly incompatible. That has happened to me before.
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 25, 2012 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
But it wouldn't be the first time Apple has... 1,040 Views / 17 Replies  
But it wouldn't be the first time Apple has dropped a product and pissed off a bunch of pros. And it probably wouldn't be the last.

Of recent, would be Final Cut Pro going to FCP X. LOTS of pissed...
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 25, 2012 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not trying to convince you to fix it. Just... 1,180 Views / 17 Replies  
I'm not trying to convince you to fix it. Just giving you my opinion on what's wrong with it. Personally, unless the fix were under something like $50, I'd junk it too.
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 23, 2012 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yea... I repaired hundreds of these in the day...... 1,180 Views / 17 Replies  
Yea... I repaired hundreds of these in the day... had it down to a science.. could do a logic replacement in 11 minutes flat.

Power supply didn't have to be on for long to go... it wasn't uncommon...
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 22, 2012 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
So is spam coming in the form of novelty accounts... 679 Views / 13 Replies  
So is spam coming in the form of novelty accounts now? I thought that was more of a Reddit thing...
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 22, 2012 at 04:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yea, adapter sells for about $60 used if you can... 2,351 Views / 10 Replies  
Yea, adapter sells for about $60 used if you can find them around.
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 22, 2012 at 04:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The capacitor problem not only affected the logic... 1,180 Views / 17 Replies  
The capacitor problem not only affected the logic boards... it also affected the power supplies. So it's possible that's the issue. (Yes, problem power supplies can still power the system slightly...
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 22, 2012 at 04:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
updated 1,028 Views / 12 Replies  
updated
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 16, 2012 at 06:23 AM, in Marketplace
Did you ever get what you needed? 535 Views / 8 Replies  
Did you ever get what you needed?
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 10, 2012 at 02:28 AM, in Marketplace
The other one MIGHT fit for it. Maybe try google?... 1,028 Views / 12 Replies  
The other one MIGHT fit for it. Maybe try google? I couldn't come up with much, but maybe you'll have better luck.
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 6, 2012 at 04:34 AM, in Marketplace
Revised. 1,028 Views / 12 Replies  
Revised.
Posted by chipchen, on Apr 2, 2012 at 04:05 PM, in Marketplace
added bunch of phones. shifumam, responded... 1,028 Views / 12 Replies  
added bunch of phones.

shifumam, responded to you in your thread.
Posted by chipchen, on Mar 22, 2012 at 03:00 PM, in Marketplace
You're looking for 2x512MB AND 2x1GB? Multiple... 535 Views / 8 Replies  
You're looking for 2x512MB AND 2x1GB? Multiple iMacs I guess?

I'm pretty sure I've got plenty of both... Make me an offer if you want...

BTW, gotta check on those iPods for you. They're...
Posted by chipchen, on Mar 22, 2012 at 02:41 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Clearing out the garage sale... 1,028 Views / 12 Replies  
** 4/20 Update - Removed sold... dropped prices. Made some items free before they go to trash/donation. Make offers if you're interested at all. **

Lots of stuff, will be updated as I find more...
Posted by chipchen, on Mar 19, 2012 at 02:36 PM, in Marketplace
SOLD! Thanks, mulletman13! (although I have to... 648 Views / 3 Replies  
SOLD! Thanks, mulletman13! (although I have to say I was a little disappointed that there was no mullet)
Posted by chipchen, on Mar 3, 2012 at 08:00 PM, in Marketplace
Responded, but haven't heard back. Let me know if... 648 Views / 3 Replies  
Responded, but haven't heard back. Let me know if you're still interested.
Posted by chipchen, on Mar 1, 2012 at 12:56 PM, in Marketplace
SOLD: Old PowerBook G4's and iBook G4's - CHEAP - LA Area Only 648 Views / 3 Replies  
Cleaning out the garage. Got some old iBook G4's and some old PowerBook G4's.

They're pretty beat up,.... like some look like they were in their own Fight Club... but at least three of them work....
Posted by chipchen, on Feb 22, 2012 at 08:31 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks for the feedback, Dan! Glad you're... 697 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback, Dan!

Glad you're happy... enjoy!
Posted by chipchen, on Feb 22, 2012 at 03:26 AM, in Marketplace
dave - far as I know everything is fine. LCD was... 697 Views / 7 Replies  
dave - far as I know everything is fine. LCD was replaced at some point... scratches and stuff on the back... but if you really want to... you could buy a whole new cosmetic body off ebay and change...
Posted by chipchen, on Feb 11, 2012 at 05:00 AM, in Marketplace
FS: iPhones / MacBook Pro 697 Views / 7 Replies  
Few things for sale...

iPhone 4 AT&T 16GB Black
- Condition 7.5 of 10
- No charger or headphones
- $250 obo

iPhone 4 AT&T 16GB Black
- Condition 8.5 of 10
- $300 obo
Posted by chipchen, on Feb 9, 2012 at 06:56 PM, in Marketplace
Interested in an older 4th gen click wheel? ... 420 Views / 2 Replies  
Interested in an older 4th gen click wheel?

What died? Hard drive? Parts for those come pretty cheap nowadays I think...
Posted by chipchen, on Feb 9, 2012 at 04:41 PM, in Marketplace
ifixit is a great site. You can also google "take... 559 Views / 6 Replies  
ifixit is a great site. You can also google "take apart" to almost anything and come up with guides or videos.
Posted by chipchen, on Jan 19, 2012 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ditto on this. Cheapest and easiest fix. 1,011 Views / 13 Replies  
Ditto on this. Cheapest and easiest fix.
Posted by chipchen, on Jan 19, 2012 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
updated with trade offers 695 Views / 4 Replies  
updated with trade offers
Posted by chipchen, on Dec 26, 2011 at 01:29 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks for the tip! For reference (in case... 695 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the tip!

For reference (in case anyone is interested) they currently have a iPad 1 64GB WiFi + 3G for $449. I'm gonna call back in a few days to see if they have any new stock.
Posted by chipchen, on Nov 30, 2011 at 05:06 PM, in Marketplace
You'll definitely get more parting it out. Over... 627 Views / 5 Replies  
You'll definitely get more parting it out. Over $100... maybe more... Selling as-is broken... I'd say $50-75.

The last time I sold a working G5 (A few months ago), I tried to sell it for $250,...
Posted by chipchen, on Nov 29, 2011 at 07:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Moved your thread to the appropriate forum. ... 627 Views / 5 Replies  
Moved your thread to the appropriate forum.

That said, almost everything has a market for the right price. It'd be easier to sell local though... and probably for fairly cheap. OR, you could part...
Posted by chipchen, on Nov 29, 2011 at 02:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
WTB: IPAD (or trade for one) 695 Views / 4 Replies  
Looking to buy an iPad for a friend. Any version or color... needs to be in good condition, with case a plus. I've seen many locally on craigslist for about $300 (16GB 1st Gen) that have a case.. but...
Posted by chipchen, on Nov 25, 2011 at 09:34 PM, in Marketplace
WTB: iPhone 4 16GB AT&T Black (not 4s, white, or Verizon/Sprint) 334 Views / 0 Replies  
Need to buy an iPhone 4 16GB AT&T Black (not 4s, white, or Verizon/Sprint)

Please send offers via PM.
Posted by chipchen, on Nov 23, 2011 at 01:15 PM, in Marketplace
absolutely correct! 701 Views / 14 Replies  
absolutely correct!
Posted by chipchen, on Oct 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM, in Marketplace
Need to hire Los Angeles based developer 336 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm starting a company. Need to develop a site that may have a pretty complex backend. Ideally would like someone with work experience, but a college student or recent grad will be considered.
...
Posted by chipchen, on Oct 4, 2011 at 07:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I did an LCD replace on a MacBook before... it... 761 Views / 5 Replies  
I did an LCD replace on a MacBook before... it was a pain in the ass. If I had to do it again, I'd send it out.

Anyway... I bought a matte on off ebay.. and you know what? The cable to the...
Posted by chipchen, on Sep 17, 2011 at 04:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
changed come pricing... 1,219 Views / 6 Replies  
changed come pricing...
Posted by chipchen, on Sep 2, 2011 at 01:02 PM, in Marketplace
pro keyboard or regular? the pro came in black... 532 Views / 6 Replies  
pro keyboard or regular? the pro came in black and white with the larger bubbly acrylic edge around it. the regular keyboard came in white only with just a very thin acrylic edge. and the current...
Posted by chipchen, on Sep 2, 2011 at 11:49 AM, in Marketplace
responded to your PM. keyboard is in the mail! ... 1,219 Views / 6 Replies  
responded to your PM. keyboard is in the mail! thanks again!
Posted by chipchen, on Aug 23, 2011 at 03:03 PM, in Marketplace
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