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I don't know for sure, I think it's for free. ... 846 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't know for sure, I think it's for free. He's a bit of a technology nerd like the rest of us.



That's actually a really good idea - thanks. Keeps it simple and easy. Then the DVD is...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 22, 2008 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oops, sorry it wasn't clear. The feed comes from... 846 Views / 6 Replies  
Oops, sorry it wasn't clear. The feed comes from a microscope hooked up through a video system (that goes to other monitors) but also outputs over firewire and he wants to record live surgery. The...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can iMac handle iMovie record and iDVD burn concurrently? 846 Views / 6 Replies  
I've got a doctor friend who's been filming his surgeries for years and would like to give patients a DVD of their surgery. Now these surgeries happen very quickly (one after another), so the...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2008 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wireless Kodak Picture Fram (ex811) 623 Views / 2 Replies  
I recently purchased a Kodak EasyShare EX811 picture frame. I bought the wireless model to really simplify things. The guy in the store sold it to me as working with my Mac, but the instructions...
Posted by adamberti, on Jul 25, 2007 at 01:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
v1.1 for the 2G nano came out earlier this week. ... 4,670 Views / 15 Replies  
v1.1 for the 2G nano came out earlier this week. I tried to find any record on Apple's site but couldn't. It's the second update I've had already for my Nano since I purchased it (4 GB Silver). ...
Posted by adamberti, on Oct 21, 2006 at 02:12 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
PBG4 Battery usage while sleeping 250 Views / 1 Replies  
The battery on my PowerBook G4 (1.5 GHz) battery has kind of kicked the bucket - it's max charge is 1254 mAh. This equates to not much time at all. I think a brand new one is about 4400 mAh. My...
Posted by adamberti, on Oct 8, 2006 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
More incentives are always better, throw me in... 734 Views / 8 Replies  
More incentives are always better, throw me in this challange when you get a chance. Just got mine too. adam (dot)berti(a.T)gmail.com
Posted by adamberti, on Oct 4, 2006 at 02:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
2G Nano photo bug 388 Views / 0 Replies  
Returned from a trip to Italy in Septmeber where upon getting off the airplane I left my 30 gig iPod on the plane and have had no luck in it being found. So it made the decision of buying a new Nano...
Posted by adamberti, on Oct 2, 2006 at 01:27 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Presenting 3 easy steps to fix your trackpad. ... 362 Views / 3 Replies  
Presenting 3 easy steps to fix your trackpad.

1. Place the palm of your hand on the whole trackpad for a few seconds.
2. Remove Hand.
3. There's no step three! There's no step three!

I...
Posted by adamberti, on Mar 22, 2006 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Multiple access points - force connection by MAC add. 750 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm in a university residence, and there are many access points all with the same ssid. The connection in my apartment was poor, so they installed an access point right in my apartment. Now this is...
Posted by adamberti, on Feb 19, 2006 at 03:26 PM, in Networking
So here's how the story comes to an end. Called... 673 Views / 10 Replies  
So here's how the story comes to an end. Called up AppleCare and asked to speak to Customer Relations. The rep wanted to know why, and asked for a case number, but I didn't have one. I guess the...
Posted by adamberti, on Nov 3, 2005 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Add me to the list. I have many of the same... 2,203 Views / 34 Replies  
Add me to the list. I have many of the same sympyoms, and it's purely hardware. Only I let mine go for so long (and get so bad) that the ALS was putting my powerbook to sleep instead of dimming the...
Posted by adamberti, on Nov 1, 2005 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the tips everyone. As for the... 673 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the tips everyone.

As for the media thing, I was thinking of something along those lines. I'm an Editor with the University Newspaper, so I was thinking of pulling that card, along...
Posted by adamberti, on Oct 31, 2005 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Latch and AppleCare 246 Views / 0 Replies  
My latch stopped working the same day my ALS (Ambiant light sensor) malfuncationed. So I brought it into a local service provider (No apple store in Canada) to get it fixed under warranty. I got a...
Posted by adamberti, on Oct 31, 2005 at 07:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Latch and AppleCare 673 Views / 10 Replies  
My latch stopped working the same day my ALS (Ambiant light sensor) malfuncationed. So I brought it into a local service provider (No apple store in Canada) to get it fixed under warranty. I got a...
Posted by adamberti, on Oct 31, 2005 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
All these deals are great and all, but being in... 64,805 Views / 651 Replies  
All these deals are great and all, but being in Canada you can get hit pretty hard at the border $$. I've found some RAM at a local shop, but I've never heard of this type before. It's a Kingston...
Posted by adamberti, on Jun 26, 2005 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Did you ever get it fixed Simon? My 1.5 is now... 2,203 Views / 34 Replies  
Did you ever get it fixed Simon? My 1.5 is now pulsing like it should be asleep, but as you can see I am typing, so something is up. I havent noticed it not pulsing when it sleeps.

Just wanted...
Posted by adamberti, on Jun 17, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just thought I would let you know how we use our... 812 Views / 9 Replies  
Just thought I would let you know how we use our 2 ports...

All our office computers when connecting to our server go through one (as it is one IP) and all outside network traffic to our website /...
Posted by adamberti, on May 10, 2005 at 08:48 PM, in Networking
Mail problems here too.... Did a clean... 9,562 Views / 53 Replies  
Mail problems here too....

Did a clean install and manually copied my old mail folder over and then opened Mail. It was all messed up. So I decided to import my mailboxes - but now I find that...
Posted by adamberti, on May 8, 2005 at 12:42 AM, in Mac OS X
My TiBook does that and has all through 10.3.x as... 881 Views / 19 Replies  
My TiBook does that and has all through 10.3.x as far as I can remember. I've found it annoying too, but I don't think there is a way to change it. I do have a slight recollection of a 'allow usb...
Posted by adamberti, on May 6, 2005 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bought my PB couple of weeks ago, certainly... 1,570 Views / 24 Replies  
Bought my PB couple of weeks ago, certainly seemed different than my TiBook. But I just adjusted the trackpad options in the System Prefs and all is good. (Running 10.3.9 right now)

The button is...
Posted by adamberti, on May 3, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And now it does work. Go Figure. Didn't do... 475 Views / 7 Replies  
And now it does work. Go Figure. Didn't do anything different. Maybe it just took some repetition of me always choosing the network for my PB to figure it out :D
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 30, 2005 at 07:44 PM, in Networking
Count me in. Mine doesnt work either - but I... 475 Views / 7 Replies  
Count me in. Mine doesnt work either - but I don't know if it worked at 10.3.8. I just got a new AlBook and I can't remember it working at all, whereas on my TiBook, it was flawless.. I just tried...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 28, 2005 at 12:10 AM, in Networking
Interesting. I stand corrected. 1,342 Views / 17 Replies  
Interesting. I stand corrected.
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It was a rather heavy thwack in fact. It's a good... 325 Views / 3 Replies  
It was a rather heavy thwack in fact. It's a good thing it wasnt me throwing my computer in frustration though :)

This was the firewall built-in to Mac OS X. So come to think of it I'm a litle...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 27, 2005 at 09:34 AM, in Networking
2.5 hours, and then it clicked... why does port... 325 Views / 3 Replies  
2.5 hours, and then it clicked... why does port 22 work? Because that's the only hole in my firewall! I must have come across many people who had the same problem as me in my searches with no...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 26, 2005 at 02:29 AM, in Networking
Internet Sharing over Aiport only partially working 325 Views / 3 Replies  
Here's the setup: Cable Modem to SMC Barricade to 4 computers all wired. One of those computers (TiBook w/ Airport) is Internet Sharing over it's Airport connection to an AlBook with Airport...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 26, 2005 at 02:17 AM, in Networking
The up-to-date discs will be upgrades, meaning it... 1,342 Views / 17 Replies  
The up-to-date discs will be upgrades, meaning it will need to see a copy of 10.3 on the drive first. If I recall correctly, you can still erase and install a clean copy, and then after that pop in...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 23, 2005 at 03:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For a PowerBook - AppleCare, AppleCare,... 718 Views / 11 Replies  
For a PowerBook - AppleCare, AppleCare, AppleCare. Not to scare you, but I had a TiBook that had the power adapter replaced, airport replaced, then airport again, then the logic board (once they...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 23, 2005 at 03:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No Apple Stores in Canada yet... I don't always... 2,383 Views / 36 Replies  
No Apple Stores in Canada yet... I don't always trust the local resellers either... So I think I might do a few more tests. I can go to other places on campus and compare the wireless. I can goto...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 22, 2005 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Count me in too. I'm in a University Residence... 2,383 Views / 36 Replies  
Count me in too. I'm in a University Residence with Nortel Routers throughout the building. My 1 Ghz TiBook got significantly better reception that my brand new, one week old AlBook.

Test:
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Posted by adamberti, on Apr 22, 2005 at 01:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I guess there are a lot of parts in the... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
Yeah I guess there are a lot of parts in the screen. I'm better off just using a whole new screen. If I find a dirt cheap one around, might go for that.

As for how it got stepped on.... Man gets...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2005 at 04:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another question... if I was to find a screen... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
Another question... if I was to find a screen does it have to be from a DVI model? Or can it be from an older model of powerbook? (eg. 500Mhz ones)
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2005 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just browsing your site.. You sell plain LCD... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
Just browsing your site.. You sell plain LCD screens with no casing, but how the heck are you going to find a casing? I thought the things were glued together pretty good.

You figure I can pry...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2005 at 03:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You are??? No wonder I can't find you in the... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
You are??? No wonder I can't find you in the city, you've gone off to the U.S. in hiding... :D
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2005 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah - I've got CRT's lying around that I can... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
Yeah - I've got CRT's lying around that I can take. I just wanted to do something cool with it without spending money (I don't think thats possible though). This is probably how I will use the...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2005 at 02:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've shut the lid on my TiBook before, and... 997 Views / 11 Replies  
I've shut the lid on my TiBook before, and noticed that it didnt go to sleep - some software stopped it. It wouldnt have to be a kernal panic. That's probably all that happened here - something...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 21, 2005 at 02:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1. If only I had a metal workshop in my... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
1. If only I had a metal workshop in my basement....
2. I'd still need that workshop, but this is probably the route I will take - or sell it.
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 20, 2005 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One screen, two screens, red screen, blue scren. ... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
One screen, two screens, red screen, blue scren. That would mean I need some money first... I have a TV, that might do for now.

Oooo, I just had an idea. I could put the powerbook in some sort...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 18, 2005 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. Remove keyboard - make sure you unlock the... 493 Views / 6 Replies  
1. Remove keyboard - make sure you unlock the keyboard between the F5 and F6 keys.
2. Press button for 10 sec (to be sure) - it will be in the top right hand corner by the power button sitting...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 17, 2005 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I never would have gone for a beer with foot man,... 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
I never would have gone for a beer with foot man, nor will I ever - still trying to get my deductible out of him.....

I had considered removing the screen for a cleaner look. How hard is it? I'm...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 17, 2005 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What to do with a 'headless' PB? 1,191 Views / 29 Replies  
So my 15" TiBook got stepped on a few weeks ago. Ouch. I don't know how I didnt kill the guy right there and then. I just had to finish off the last few weeks of classes with no personal computer...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 17, 2005 at 04:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got a brand new 15" PB. Shipped from... 877 Views / 7 Replies  
I just got a brand new 15" PB. Shipped from China. I ordered tuesday after the Tiger announcement (BTO), it shipped tuesday afternoon, and arrived friday morning.

April 13 - 8:20pm Fed Ex...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 16, 2005 at 04:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm a firm believer in a full clean install. ... 1,677 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm a firm believer in a full clean install. Keep you system nice and clean. It takes a bit of work to go back in and slowly add things back, but I find it just keeps my system cleaner too. So I...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 15, 2005 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Damn. wish you had posted this on tuesday when I... 879 Views / 18 Replies  
Damn. wish you had posted this on tuesday when I ordered my PB. No chance of cancelling and re-ordering either - it's already sitting in a FedEx warehouse. But I can't complain, I'm getting a new...
Posted by adamberti, on Apr 14, 2005 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: AppleCare Policy with backordered parts 297 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply Detrius - I realize the screen replacement isnt like adding RAM - I just really want my PowerBook back. Apparently the store is waiting for 4 screens right now, so they've got a...
Posted by adamberti, on Feb 6, 2005 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AppleCare Policy with backordered parts 297 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got a TiBook in the shop to have the screen replaced - but the screen is on backorder and has been for 3 weeks now.

Now here's the problem. I'm in Canada, where all the service work is done...
Posted by adamberti, on Feb 6, 2005 at 03:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I work in a newspaper office full of PC users who... 11,691 Views / 213 Replies  
I work in a newspaper office full of PC users who are forced to use Macs in the office, and between the iPod Shuffle and this, they're think 'Mac' is going to kick some ass. I can't believe how many...
Posted by adamberti, on Jan 12, 2005 at 12:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks samthecat! I only had a chance for a... 1,222 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks samthecat! I only had a chance for a quick peek at your program, but I think I will give it a try.

As for your simpler method of calling vacation, what you wrote is what I had before. I...
Posted by adamberti, on Dec 15, 2004 at 12:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Using 'vacation' for auto-reply 1,222 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, it's that time of the year and some people on my server are needing vacation reply emails. It's my first Winter Break as the system admin! Most people use Squirrel Mail for their email, and in...
Posted by adamberti, on Dec 15, 2004 at 02:36 AM, in Mac OS X
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