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Whoops, you're right. I must've gotten it... 2,652 Views / 63 Replies  
Whoops, you're right. I must've gotten it confused with my mac mini - I stand corrected. Thanks.
Posted by kertong, on Apr 26, 2008 at 03:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a 1.8ghz macbook air, and I run Photoshop... 2,652 Views / 63 Replies  
I have a 1.8ghz macbook air, and I run Photoshop CS3 and Photomatix Pro on it just fine while surfing the web, chatting on aim, and listening to music with iTunes. I am on 1gb ram. Runs fast with...
Posted by kertong, on Apr 25, 2008 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Steve - I think you are right. I'll see... 233 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Steve - I think you are right. I'll see what the apple guys say!
Posted by kertong, on Apr 24, 2008 at 06:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
macbook air randomly clicking? 233 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey friends,

My macbook air is only about a month old now, but it has started to randomly click.

It almost sound like a bad hard drive, but it's not as erratic. Randomly, it clicks rapidly 8...
Posted by kertong, on Apr 24, 2008 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Thanks, cube-dude! Yours as well. I'll... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Thanks, cube-dude! Yours as well.

I'll throw in some more shots, pre-dvorak:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2221/2371712745_9562c6c3c0.jpg
My old beloved TiBook:...
Posted by kertong, on Apr 23, 2008 at 03:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3075/2415214087_3ba... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3075/2415214087_3ba0befa84.jpg
Posted by kertong, on Apr 17, 2008 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Love the wallpaper! Got a link? :) 2,036,367 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Love the wallpaper! Got a link? :)
Posted by kertong, on Mar 17, 2008 at 09:39 PM, in GUI Customization
Sticky: Yep, the EEE is a 7", and it is running OSX Tiger... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Yep, the EEE is a 7", and it is running OSX Tiger 10.4.8. Everything works, save for the sleep/suspend functionality, and there is a strange kernel timer issue which causes dock/menu animations to...
Posted by kertong, on Mar 17, 2008 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3195/2333868903_7f0... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3195/2333868903_7f0a1acdb2.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2398/2332829996_d29a7ed962.jpg
Posted by kertong, on Mar 17, 2008 at 02:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well, I had a fullcharge at 11am. did about 2-3... 1,873 Views / 19 Replies  
well, I had a fullcharge at 11am. did about 2-3 hours of web surfing on edge and wifi, while listening to the ipod. total of 15 Min talk time. battery was dead by 11pm.
Posted by kertong, on Jul 1, 2007 at 03:01 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: ok, it's been a while. Here's my setup as of... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
ok, it's been a while. Here's my setup as of today:

http://kertong.com/albums/album04/homedesk_11_2006.thumb.jpg Full size (http://kertong.com/albums/album04/homedesk_11_2006.jpg)
...
Posted by kertong, on Nov 5, 2006 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
another ds lite (pic) 385 Views / 2 Replies  
Chalk up another person who bought a DS lite today.

I picked up mario kart ds and mario 64 ds for it.

I love the feel, I love the looks, and the wifi/internet play is awesome! I can't help...
Posted by kertong, on Jun 12, 2006 at 05:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
*snip* 2,578 Views / 14 Replies  
*snip*
Posted by kertong, on Dec 20, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in GUI Customization
It's not that his website is down or that he... 2,578 Views / 14 Replies  
It's not that his website is down or that he needs hosting - but one (just one) person created a theme/button/widget set that looked remarkably similar to some of gerrit's work.

due to that,...
Posted by kertong, on Dec 15, 2005 at 03:55 AM, in GUI Customization
When there were first rumors of WMD, I simply... 1,558 Views / 71 Replies  
When there were first rumors of WMD, I simply said "blame canada". And people laughed at me. Who's laughing now?!!
Posted by kertong, on Jul 20, 2005 at 11:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Agreed, ad-spam is pretty annoying. When I... 1,047 Views / 26 Replies  
Agreed, ad-spam is pretty annoying.

When I get pilfered with those bastards, I add a "-checkout -shop -buy -store" into the query, and usually get much better results.
Posted by kertong, on Jul 20, 2005 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd like to chime in here - my coworker's Toyota... 2,086 Views / 77 Replies  
I'd like to chime in here - my coworker's Toyota Camry (2000), with 67k miles on the clock, just died. It got some pretty bad rod knock, and the engine was toast.

It's not really a matter of WHO...
Posted by kertong, on Jul 20, 2005 at 09:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm so tempted to drop a note into one of the... 503 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm so tempted to drop a note into one of the microsoft datacenter cages saying "All your kai-fu are belong to us".
Posted by kertong, on Jul 20, 2005 at 06:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If I recall, the full showing of that episode had... 2,086 Views / 77 Replies  
If I recall, the full showing of that episode had a second scenario, where the apache hid behind trees/hills from a much further range, then popped up above the foliage and almost immediately...
Posted by kertong, on Jul 20, 2005 at 06:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
man, those cars are awesome. I currently drive... 2,086 Views / 77 Replies  
man, those cars are awesome. I currently drive an MR2 now, which is a watered down "stepping stone" up to the lotus elise. The mid engine platform is an amazingly fun one to drive, and if a 130hp...
Posted by kertong, on Jul 20, 2005 at 04:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I first drove around in my parent's 1996 Toyota... 3,584 Views / 96 Replies  
I first drove around in my parent's 1996 Toyota Corolla, which was a fun car.

But my real first car, one I bought with my own money that I saved from working part time in college, was a 1995...
Posted by kertong, on Jul 19, 2005 at 03:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
etch a sketch trash can 330 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey guys,

I'm a little hesitant to post this now, but what the hey.

I've written a python script to watch your Apple Sudden Motion sensor, and if it detects that you're shaking the powerbook...
Posted by kertong, on Jun 7, 2005 at 02:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
kilik101, that is a beautiful wallpaper. Would... 2,036,367 Views / 14,714 Replies  
kilik101, that is a beautiful wallpaper. Would you mind sharing, or linking us?

edit: found it, thanks! :)
Posted by kertong, on Jun 5, 2005 at 03:50 PM, in GUI Customization
Agreed. THe dark themes look great when... 898 Views / 14 Replies  
Agreed. THe dark themes look great when everything is dark - but load up a webpage with a striking white background, a word document, textedit, etc... and the contrast of the white against the...
Posted by kertong, on May 30, 2005 at 12:55 PM, in GUI Customization
I think a bunch of us are waiting on 'Cathode'. ... 898 Views / 14 Replies  
I think a bunch of us are waiting on 'Cathode'. I've gotten a whole lot of use out of UnityGK though - that is, until stomp came out today. :)

I never understood why theme developers dangle...
Posted by kertong, on May 30, 2005 at 05:14 AM, in GUI Customization
http://www.kertong.com/pics/vader.jpg ... 2,036,367 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://www.kertong.com/pics/vader.jpg

There's the wall (1280x854). It's a badass wallpaper. :D In case anyone wanted just the wall and not the entire presskit.
Posted by kertong, on May 30, 2005 at 04:50 AM, in GUI Customization
eh, after a couple hours of perfect STOMP usage,... 1,674 Views / 23 Replies  
eh, after a couple hours of perfect STOMP usage, some of my finder buttons seem to have corrupted themselves. Reinstalling newer copies of stomp, reapplying a different theme, reverting to stomp,...
Posted by kertong, on May 29, 2005 at 03:40 PM, in GUI Customization
thanks for the awesome theme. Finally, a theme I... 1,674 Views / 23 Replies  
thanks for the awesome theme. Finally, a theme I like better than unityGK! Great iTunes skin, too, great job!

My only complain is that you held it from us at bay until today. bastard! ...
Posted by kertong, on May 29, 2005 at 02:09 PM, in GUI Customization
Sticky: My Setup. It's a bit old : The Tibook has been... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
My Setup. It's a bit old : The Tibook has been replaced by my company 15" Albook, I've gotten a spare sun sparcstation 5 (headless X terminal), and the tmobile has been upgraded to a tmobile...
Posted by kertong, on May 29, 2005 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: looks like a yorkshire terrier. :) I didn't... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
looks like a yorkshire terrier. :)

I didn't even notice the mac mini bookend until now. Argh! It needs a better home!(read: mine).

You can fed ex it to me, I'll even cover shipping. I've...
Posted by kertong, on May 29, 2005 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Fusion: That is an adorable dog. :) One... 1,076,159 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Fusion:

That is an adorable dog. :)

One concern of mine is that your powerbook is on top of the subwoofer. I didn't even think about it being vibrated to death (like another user mentioned...
Posted by kertong, on May 28, 2005 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
haha, sorry, I'm no racist/bigot, I'm pretty... 2,036,367 Views / 14,714 Replies  
haha, sorry, I'm no racist/bigot, I'm pretty liberal about these things. I just have an ongoing joke with a friend. All my guy friends, I label "Homos", and all my girl friends, I label "Dykes". ...
Posted by kertong, on May 28, 2005 at 07:19 PM, in GUI Customization
this is an amazing theme. The only thing that... 2,271 Views / 37 Replies  
this is an amazing theme. The only thing that prevents me from using it daily is the bright blue highlights. I am very looking forward to more muted/subdued color variations of the theme.
...
Posted by kertong, on May 28, 2005 at 06:58 PM, in GUI Customization
yes, yes it is. :) Well, not really an icon, but... 2,036,367 Views / 14,714 Replies  
yes, yes it is. :) Well, not really an icon, but a logo I've stuck onto the wallpaper.
Posted by kertong, on May 28, 2005 at 06:54 PM, in GUI Customization
the backlit keyboard option also dims your screen... 1,106 Views / 20 Replies  
the backlit keyboard option also dims your screen backlight accordingly. If all the lights go out, it'll dim your LCD display so that the bright whites don't burn out your retinas. So, in fact, it...
Posted by kertong, on May 28, 2005 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been enjoying this thread so much, I thought... 2,036,367 Views / 14,714 Replies  
I've been enjoying this thread so much, I thought I'd contribute a little (esp. since I don't see many darker themed shots anymore).

My humble screenshot:...
Posted by kertong, on May 28, 2005 at 06:17 PM, in GUI Customization
I believe there's a setting in system... 1,106 Views / 20 Replies  
I believe there's a setting in system preferences, under keyboard, to let you swap the function key functions (i.e - make exposee keys default, and hold fn-f8 to turn backlight on/off).

I have...
Posted by kertong, on Apr 24, 2005 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wow alezone, the picture with the lid up and... 5,965 Views / 27 Replies  
wow alezone, the picture with the lid up and covered with plastic film looks great!! Like a black car, fresh off the showroom floor.

You just covered it in contact paper? What a novel idea.....
Posted by kertong, on Nov 26, 2004 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, guys! Sorry I've been away - just... 5,965 Views / 27 Replies  
Thanks, guys! Sorry I've been away - just finished moving into a new house in Silicon Valley, from LA.

Anyhow, I've kept myself busy while internet-less by sanding off the old black again, and...
Posted by kertong, on Nov 26, 2004 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the replies guys! Yeah, I didn't... 5,965 Views / 27 Replies  
Thanks for the replies guys!

Yeah, I didn't expect *too* many people to like the black - its just a thing that I personally have, with black matte laptops I guess. :)

The pre-painted,...
Posted by kertong, on Nov 21, 2004 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Black TiBook 5,965 Views / 27 Replies  
My paint was flaking, I had some jbweld (from a cracked frame, long story), and I needed a change.

So, I decided to sand off all the tipaint (flame me if you will, ti purists ;) ), and spray it...
Posted by kertong, on Nov 21, 2004 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh yeah? Sweet! Are you a student? I just... 224,402 Views / 1,576 Replies  
Oh yeah? Sweet! Are you a student?

I just graduated though, so I'm back down in LA for the time being. Moving back up, to palo alto in about 2 weeks - nailed a job with google! :D I've missed...
Posted by kertong, on Nov 15, 2004 at 06:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, Tramahound! The sidekick's been a basket of... 224,402 Views / 1,576 Replies  
Hey, Tramahound! The sidekick's been a basket of ups and downs. Pros: Geek factor (chicks dig it when you flip the screen), internet (web/aim) anywhere you are, sms messages are super easy to type...
Posted by kertong, on Nov 9, 2004 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dirty room, but my contribution nonetheless. I... 224,402 Views / 1,576 Replies  
Dirty room, but my contribution nonetheless. I wish I had a G5 to show off. :cry:

http://kertong.com/albums/album03/mysetup.thumb.jpg
Click me for full size...
Posted by kertong, on Nov 9, 2004 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just a modest TiBook... 2,036,367 Views / 14,714 Replies  
Just a modest TiBook (http://www.kertong.com/gallery/ss/november)
Posted by kertong, on Nov 6, 2004 at 05:10 PM, in GUI Customization
sorry to see you go ca$h, but I don't blame ya. ... 3,713 Views / 135 Replies  
sorry to see you go ca$h, but I don't blame ya. I quit posting a while back because the forum is full of 16 year old pimpled nerds trying to boost their pathetic ego by putting someone else down.
...
Posted by kertong, on Oct 21, 2004 at 04:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
man, these are some awesome icons. what programs... 12,024 Views / 178 Replies  
man, these are some awesome icons. what programs do you guys use to create them?

I named my two hard drives "Lloyd" and "Harry", and I'm looking for some high quality dumb and dumber icons.....
Posted by kertong, on Oct 21, 2004 at 04:01 PM, in GUI Customization
can't you flash the ROM in order to use it in a... 750 Views / 3 Replies  
can't you flash the ROM in order to use it in a mac?
Posted by kertong, on Oct 19, 2004 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
another vote for 10.3.3, (although my Finder... 2,100 Views / 118 Replies  
another vote for 10.3.3, (although my Finder crashes very often), and BeOS as well.

BeOS, as an OS itself, was amazing. Its too bad it never really "picked up".
Posted by kertong, on Mar 17, 2004 at 03:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My finder goes bananas when selecting desktop... 22,517 Views / 216 Replies  
My finder goes bananas when selecting desktop icons while previewing a QT movie in column mode. :(

For starters, it is a non-MDD G4 867 quicksilver with 1.12GB ram, and an nvidia geforce 2mx...
Posted by kertong, on Mar 15, 2004 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
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