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Good. I went through several MBPs (matte 15-inch... 733 Views / 2 Replies  
Good. I went through several MBPs (matte 15-inch C2D) last month before returning the last one, and they all had unevenly-lit displays, where the right side of the screen was always dimmer (to...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Dec 6, 2006 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I personally don't want the magnetic latch found... 4,200 Views / 56 Replies  
I personally don't want the magnetic latch found on the MacBooks to carry over. I like the existing magnetic/mechanical latch just fine on the MacBook Pros.

I had a MacBook a month ago before I...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 1, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try scotch tape first. 491 Views / 2 Replies  
Try scotch tape first.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 12, 2006 at 01:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This issue is a known problem. It happens when... 1,494 Views / 9 Replies  
This issue is a known problem. It happens when you try to endode LPCM (or something like that) audio tracks. That's why you're getting pops, etc. This issue doesn't happen when you try to encode AC3...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 10, 2006 at 12:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'd like to post some files too. Get them while... 7,051 Views / 74 Replies  
I'd like to post some files too. Get them while they're hot; they won't be up for too long.

Note: You'll have to download them manually, by ctrl-clicking and selecting "Save As..." These files...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 8, 2006 at 04:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
These files ask me for a name and password. What... 7,051 Views / 74 Replies  
These files ask me for a name and password. What should I enter?

Thanks!
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 8, 2006 at 03:58 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thank you everyone! I love this thread! Anyone... 7,051 Views / 74 Replies  
Thank you everyone! I love this thread! Anyone have episodes with Brian Fellows or Donatella Versace?

Though not SNL related, I am considering posting full-length episodes of The Oblongs on my...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 7, 2006 at 06:24 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
5G iPod Serial Numbers 1,247 Views / 5 Replies  
Just out of curiosity, what letter or number does the serial number of your 5G iPod start with?
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Oct 23, 2005 at 06:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
What is considered loud or quiet for an iMac G5? 482 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm pretty sure I don't have a fan problem, but I was wondering what you guys consider loud or quiet on an iMac G5 in an absolutely silent environment. When your iMacs are on in a silent room, but...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Sep 2, 2005 at 08:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow. Not even touching that with a ten-foot pole. 1,378 Views / 40 Replies  
Wow. Not even touching that with a ten-foot pole.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 12, 2005 at 01:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
The material the iMac G5 case is made out of is... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
The material the iMac G5 case is made out of is polycarbonate plastic, also. It's just that the finish is so smooth and pristine that any physical contact with another material will scratch it.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 7, 2005 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not sure if the scratches were there out of... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm not sure if the scratches were there out of the box, but i think the acrylic just collects scratches even when you just breathe on it.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 7, 2005 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
How scratched up is your iMac? 591 Views / 4 Replies  
When I had my iBook 500, I used to be concerned all the time that the machine would get scratched up because it was moved around a lot. When I got my iMac G5, I thought this would not be a worry...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 7, 2005 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow, those built-in speakers must be better than... 1,544 Views / 20 Replies  
Wow, those built-in speakers must be better than I thought...

It's good that everything's alright now...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 4, 2005 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Clunk? Every now and then, my iMac makes a... 1,544 Views / 20 Replies  
Clunk?

Every now and then, my iMac makes a weird popping or creaking sound when I'm using the machine, which I'm almost certain is due to the plastic case of the iMac expanding when it warms up or...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 4, 2005 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
My order says that too. It doesn't mean anything;... 16,363 Views / 280 Replies  
My order says that too. It doesn't mean anything; it means that the mouse you are ordering comes in a retail box, not bundled with a computer.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 2, 2005 at 11:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My Apple wireless mouse works flawlessly, I don't... 16,363 Views / 280 Replies  
My Apple wireless mouse works flawlessly, I don't know what you guys are talking about. The only problem I can find is that it's a bit hefty.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Aug 2, 2005 at 10:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Survery of Rev. B iMac G5 owners 447 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently got an iMac G5 (Rev. B) and I'm wondering if Apple has really fixed all of the problems with this revision of the iMac. Please vote for the category you fall into.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 29, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
I can vouch for yongfook. He's not a troll. 1,544 Views / 20 Replies  
I can vouch for yongfook. He's not a troll.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 29, 2005 at 03:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
I love IKEA. 467,138 Views / 1,355 Replies  
I love IKEA.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 28, 2005 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ah, good to know. Thanks. Enjoy your new... 467,138 Views / 1,355 Replies  
Ah, good to know. Thanks.

Enjoy your new machine! :)
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 28, 2005 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
That is a gorgeous setup. I can't wait to... 467,138 Views / 1,355 Replies  
That is a gorgeous setup.

I can't wait to move back to my apartment for school and take pictures of my iMac setup.

BTW, is that a real Apple mousepad? I don't think I've seen one before...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 28, 2005 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
My iBook 500 had the exact same problem with the... 1,544 Views / 20 Replies  
My iBook 500 had the exact same problem with the hinge, actually. I eventually moved to a 12-inch PowerBook, and just recently got a 17-inch iMac.

AppleCare is indeed really good, if only they...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 25, 2005 at 05:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sorry to hear what happened. I guess it's a... 1,544 Views / 20 Replies  
Sorry to hear what happened. I guess it's a combination of bad luck and Apple's awful quality control of the last few years (i.e. "the commodity years" because to the iPod's success).

I seem to...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 25, 2005 at 05:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Whichever machine you decide on, enjoy! 683 Views / 8 Replies  
Whichever machine you decide on, enjoy!
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 19, 2005 at 05:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I currently am using my iMac G5, with the... 683 Views / 8 Replies  
I currently am using my iMac G5, with the keyboard laid out in front, and the depth of the computer setup from the edge of my keyboard to the back of the stand, takes no more than a foot of space,...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 19, 2005 at 04:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
I recently switched from a 12-inch PowerBook to a... 683 Views / 8 Replies  
I recently switched from a 12-inch PowerBook to a 17-inch iMac. As tiny as the PowerBook was, the iMac takes up significantly less space when I'm not using it. Like I said before, you can slide the...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 18, 2005 at 08:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
The footprint of the iMac G5 17-inch is tiny,... 683 Views / 8 Replies  
The footprint of the iMac G5 17-inch is tiny, MUCH smaller than the footprint of the PowerBook 15-inch. The entire computer is suspended on a stand whose foot is about 7 square inches big. This is...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 18, 2005 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
It takes Apple at least five months to revise a... 659 Views / 3 Replies  
It takes Apple at least five months to revise a product. Except it in October, at the earliest. Though it doesn't seem likely. The Rev. A iMac G5 was on the market for eight months.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 16, 2005 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm guessing a couple of background processes... 500 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm guessing a couple of background processes (there are a few...) need time to quit when logging out. I miss the days of the classic Mac OS, when your system shuts down within seconds of selecting...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 10, 2005 at 08:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you also have this same lag when you try to... 500 Views / 6 Replies  
Do you also have this same lag when you try to log out? Ever since OS X, shutting down/logging out have always taken much longer for me, so I'm not totally sure if it's a real problem. I wonder what...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 10, 2005 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you happen to be a .Mac member and have... 500 Views / 6 Replies  
Do you happen to be a .Mac member and have automatic iDisk syncing turned on? I have this issue and it's because of Apple's awful, horrible, no-good, unreliable local iDisk syncing implementation.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 10, 2005 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, not the smartest thing to do. But in my... 696 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, not the smartest thing to do. But in my defense, it still took painful amounts of pressure to press it into place even at the right angle.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 6, 2005 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do wonder about how much force the board can... 696 Views / 7 Replies  
I do wonder about how much force the board can actually take, and how reliable the RAM slots are soldered onto the logic board. Because I was pushing pretty hard with every ounce of strength I had,...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 6, 2005 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
How much force do I have to use to install a DIMM?!?! 696 Views / 7 Replies  
Today, I installed a second DIMM in my 17-inch Rev. B iMac G5. I don't know how much force I had to use, but it took me 15 minutes to insert the RAM stick into the second slot. I made sure it was the...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jul 5, 2005 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not sure if this issue has to do with a... 1,353 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm not sure if this issue has to do with a "sticky" contact. Because when I unplug my headphones, no sound will come out of the speakers, but when I put the iMac to sleep, and wake it back up, sound...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jun 28, 2005 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is this a common issue on the new iMacs? Is... 1,353 Views / 13 Replies  
Is this a common issue on the new iMacs?

Is this an actual hardware issue, because after cutting off the power (restart, or sleeping and waking the unit back up) to the iMac after unplugging the...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jun 24, 2005 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
No sound from iMac G5 Speakers 1,353 Views / 13 Replies  
I recently noticed that after I unplug my headphones from my iMac G5, sound does not come out of its built-in speakers until after I restart or put the iMac to sleep, and then wake it back up again....
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jun 23, 2005 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cracked plastic trim 379 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently sent back my 12-inch PowerBook (1GHz) for repair because the hinge was creaky. But, when I got back my PowerBook, I noticed that the technicians at AppleCare did a piss poor job of...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on May 28, 2005 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Connecting 12-inch PowerBook to TV 4,638 Views / 5 Replies  
I know this question seems really rudimentary, but how would I connect my 12-inch PowerBook to a TV? I already bought the Mini DVI to Video adapter needed, so do I just get a composite cable to...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on May 21, 2005 at 03:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not talking about the system performance, but... 438 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm not talking about the system performance, but the actual responsiveness of the LCD itself.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Apr 21, 2005 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Screen Response Times 438 Views / 2 Replies  
Recently, it just became really apparent to me that my 12" Rev. B PowerBook seems to have a really slow pixel response time. Almost any kind of window dragging or page scrolling at regular/reasonable...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Apr 21, 2005 at 03:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: iPod cord... 665 Views / 1 Replies  
Any regular FireWire cable will do, one that is 6-pin to 6-pin.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 20, 2005 at 10:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Nope, no Norton products installed. Only TechTool... 647 Views / 7 Replies  
Nope, no Norton products installed. Only TechTool Pro 4.

I already repaired disk permissions.
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 19, 2005 at 09:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, I'm using the latest Panther version... 647 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry, I'm using the latest Panther version 10.3.7..

I'm not sure what is causing it, it just cropped up today, and just works erratically, at random times while I'm in the Finder, I would just...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 19, 2005 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Beach balls in Finder 647 Views / 7 Replies  
It started happening very recently, but whenever I am in the Finder, I would frequently get the beach ball "busy" cursor. Sometimes, after a while, the Finder would become responsive again, but other...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 19, 2005 at 06:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for your reply! 405 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for your reply!
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 10, 2005 at 03:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Which PowerPC processor do I have? 405 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm curious what PowerPC processor model I have in my 12" 1GHz PowerBook. Everymac.com and apple-history.com say I have a PowerPC 7447, but TechTool Pro is reporting that the processor inside my...
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 9, 2005 at 07:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What I was thinking: "Did the new Rev. B... 232,115 Views / 1,576 Replies  
What I was thinking:

"Did the new Rev. B G5's get smaller or wha...HOLY CRAP, that's a 30-inch display!"
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 7, 2005 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is it possible to run a PowerBook with an... 867 Views / 15 Replies  
Is it possible to run a PowerBook with an external display, mouse, and keyboard, while the lid is still open, and is external display is the only one being used, while the built-in display is off?
Posted by johnzoidberg, on Jan 6, 2005 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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