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Yes I have to agree. I was thinking about this... 1,143 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes I have to agree. I was thinking about this last night actually. Its getting kind of annoying. Sometimes it seem to take forever to load things, even stuff like settings. I really hate it because...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 8, 2008 at 02:18 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
try setting the Pram first.. ... 294 Views / 6 Replies  
try setting the Pram first..

Apple+Option+P+R on start up, until you hear the chime 3 times.
when you say sticks, does the computer lock up, or can you still move the mouse?
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 8, 2008 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yea apple genius's tend to do that. I covered... 446 Views / 4 Replies  
yea apple genius's tend to do that. I covered this in my blog:

http://www.pwrmac.com/2008/09/28/iphonefrustrations/

you could do what I did, call applecare on the phone or talk to customer...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 8, 2008 at 02:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
you could just buy a better core chip all... 781 Views / 6 Replies  
you could just buy a better core chip all together... have you considered this?
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 8, 2008 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
I read your usage needs. I think the 1Ghz machine... 889 Views / 14 Replies  
I read your usage needs. I think the 1Ghz machine is a better choice. If you read my blog about HD upgrades:

http://www.pwrmac.com/2008/10/01/real-world-speed-freak/

A replacing the hard drive...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 8, 2008 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
very nice man 795 Views / 9 Replies  
very nice man
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 8, 2008 at 01:54 PM, in Mac OS X
have you tried real player downloader? install... 1,686 Views / 5 Replies  
have you tried real player downloader? install realplayer, and open it. once opened, goto the window menu and click on real player downloader. keep that open and navigate to the video in your web...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 8, 2008 at 01:54 PM, in Applications
Did you see: ... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
Did you see:

http://www.pwrmac.com/2008/10/04/old-macs-can-handle-1080p-just-fine/

in what situation is your 2.0 dropping frames?
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 6, 2008 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I apologize if this is considered spamming. but... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
I apologize if this is considered spamming. but instead of creating a post here and writing everything I had to say, I just posted it as an article on my blog. better integration with the videos too.
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 4, 2008 at 06:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, Some people were doubting me (in... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
Hey,

Some people were doubting me (in another forum) that my Mac could handle 1080p movies. So I recorded mine playing two at the same time. Here it goes:
...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 4, 2008 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
umm.. I never said VPC was fast, I just said my... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
umm.. I never said VPC was fast, I just said my system was responsive even while running Windows XP and Windows Safari. What exactly is suspect? in the video it proves my point that all of that can...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 4, 2008 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just have to disagree. Yes my computer is... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
I just have to disagree. Yes my computer is slower then yours, I already said that. The title of the article is (Real World) Speed Freak. In the video I'm using Google Earth, Windows XP and Windows...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 3, 2008 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
How long is the clip in question? I two pass code... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
How long is the clip in question? I two pass code everything, I'm currently converting a movie as I type this. A faster mac might benefit you, but it doesnt mean my computer is slow.
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 3, 2008 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
My machine is a dual processor, which is more of... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
My machine is a dual processor, which is more of a fair fight. (2 cores in the macbook, 1 processor in the iMac) How often do you encode h.264?
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 3, 2008 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
fixed the link issue: ... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
fixed the link issue:

http://www.pwrmac.com/2008/10/01/real-world-speed-freak/
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 3, 2008 at 07:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I wasn't debating that G5's are fast. I am jut... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
I wasn't debating that G5's are fast. I am jut pointing out they aren't as obsolete as many think. Check out the last video on the blog. I'm running 10 applications, some of which are decently...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 3, 2008 at 07:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, I'm just curious, what do you or the... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
Well, I'm just curious, what do you or the average user user daily that is so processor intensive that my machine couldn't handle?
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 3, 2008 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Why not? It proves that even under heavy load... 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
Why not? It proves that even under heavy load they still hold their own. Whats the basis of you thinking that?
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 2, 2008 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Upgrades, "Obsolete" G5's, and real world speed. 5,752 Views / 62 Replies  
I decided to write about my "slow" G5. I just found it frustrating that people are quick to point out G5's (and other Power Macs for that matter) are obsolete. Here is the link to my blog:
...
Posted by PwrMac.com, on Oct 2, 2008 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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