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I did the exact same thing - went from a 1 GHz... 786 Views / 20 Replies  
I did the exact same thing - went from a 1 GHz AluBook to a 20" Core Duo iMac with 256MB of VRAM. Haven't regretted it since. Now just trying to put my PowerBook for sale. I wonder how much it will...
Posted by bastula, on Apr 14, 2006 at 01:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
You got PM. 457 Views / 8 Replies  
You got PM.
Posted by bastula, on Apr 9, 2006 at 10:24 PM, in Marketplace
The battery is upside down. I am pretty sure they... 3,029 Views / 38 Replies  
The battery is upside down. I am pretty sure they wouldn't have removed those lights. I guess we'll find out in a few days since a lot of people have started to receive shipping confirmations.
Posted by bastula, on Feb 18, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nice job futurist. I like the work. Got any more... 1,641 Views / 18 Replies  
Nice job futurist. I like the work. Got any more designs coming up, or will you be able to do custom work as well?
Posted by bastula, on Feb 21, 2005 at 02:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Chalk up another one here too. 587 Views / 8 Replies  
Chalk up another one here too.
Posted by bastula, on Feb 20, 2005 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It has an optical out miniplug (3.5 mm). This is... 660 Views / 8 Replies  
It has an optical out miniplug (3.5 mm). This is the same size as the headphone jack. These kind of jacks are most commonly found on portable MiniDisc recorders, but most recently you can see that...
Posted by bastula, on Feb 6, 2005 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same problem with my 15" 1 GHz AlBook.... 358 Views / 4 Replies  
I had the same problem with my 15" 1 GHz AlBook. I ended up taking it to the Apple store, but they just told me that the only way to fix it was an archive and install. Luckily they did it from their...
Posted by bastula, on Nov 23, 2004 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ackkk. My AlBook doesn't boot anymore. It just... 25,529 Views / 195 Replies  
Ackkk. My AlBook doesn't boot anymore. It just hangs at the Apple screen with the spinning thing going forever. I hear the hard drive going at the beginning like normal, but after a minute or two, it...
Posted by bastula, on Nov 6, 2004 at 12:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Yep - I have the same thing on my Rev A. 15 inch... 634 Views / 9 Replies  
Yep - I have the same thing on my Rev A. 15 inch AlBook. I came across it one day and wondered what it was. A few days later, a little more had peeled off, so I just decided to heck with it and...
Posted by bastula, on Aug 3, 2004 at 01:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For CompactFlash, I think the speed is more... 532 Views / 6 Replies  
For CompactFlash, I think the speed is more dependent on the type of flash card you use, not the adaptor or the PC Card slot itself. When you insert a CF card into the reader, the OS recognizes it as...
Posted by bastula, on Jul 9, 2004 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Still going strong with my OWC - not one problem... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
Still going strong with my OWC - not one problem yet. Would recommend them for sure.

Cheers.
Posted by bastula, on Jul 2, 2004 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Looks like a BMW 645Ci to me. 1,087,507 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Looks like a BMW 645Ci to me.
Posted by bastula, on Jun 18, 2004 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wireless bridge 1,075 Views / 24 Replies  
Don't get your hopes up yet, but according to this page (http://www.macworld.com/weblogs/editors/archives/000211.php), you can use the AirPort Express as a wireless bridge:



Also looks like it...
Posted by bastula, on Jun 8, 2004 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Works fine on my 15" 1 GHz AlBook with iMovie.... 4,205 Views / 20 Replies  
Works fine on my 15" 1 GHz AlBook with iMovie. That was recording video. I don't know if it is fine sending video back to a camera, but why would it not be?
Posted by bastula, on May 21, 2004 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0. It... 3,832 Views / 87 Replies  
Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0.

It works great. Plus it was a free replacement when my old 1.0 broke.
Posted by bastula, on May 21, 2004 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just did this a couple of hours ago. I got used... 367 Views / 1 Replies  
I just did this a couple of hours ago. I got used to my external mouse and found this was a necessity. :)

You can do it with uControl (http://gnufoo.org/ucontrol/ucontrol.html). It also has a lot...
Posted by bastula, on May 15, 2004 at 06:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any updates, gotwalp? 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
Any updates, gotwalp?
Posted by bastula, on May 12, 2004 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my 1 GHz 15" AlBook in February and it came... 767 Views / 16 Replies  
I got my 1 GHz 15" AlBook in February and it came with no dead pixels.

I just noticed as of a few days ago that it has developed a dead pixel towards the bottom left of the screen. It is a spot...
Posted by bastula, on May 12, 2004 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
On my 15" AlBook (1 GHz), the combo drive... 1,017 Views / 25 Replies  
On my 15" AlBook (1 GHz), the combo drive (Panasonic CW-8123) writes to CD-R and RW both at 24x. The old CW-8122 writes at the speeds you mentioned above. If the new revisions are shipping with the...
Posted by bastula, on May 6, 2004 at 02:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope they don't. I get optical digital audio... 486 Views / 7 Replies  
Nope they don't. I get optical digital audio (Toslink) out using a USB -> optical adapter that came with my Minidisc. It works fine for outputting audio.

You might be able to find a breakout box...
Posted by bastula, on May 5, 2004 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just tried this - pretty nifty. I'll have to... 1,956 Views / 22 Replies  
I just tried this - pretty nifty. I'll have to play with this later once finals are over. :D

Thanks for the notice! :)
Posted by bastula, on Apr 23, 2004 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you bought it from an Apple Store, it will say... 530 Views / 16 Replies  
If you bought it from an Apple Store, it will say on your sales receipt under the product. Just remember they charge a restocking fee.
Posted by bastula, on Apr 19, 2004 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good luck - hopefully you won't have any more... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
Good luck - hopefully you won't have any more problems.
Posted by bastula, on Apr 2, 2004 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Motherwell, I didn't have any problems... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
Hi Motherwell,

I didn't have any problems with the RAM I ordered from OWC. It worked right from the start like a champ. I've been using this system every day and the last couple of days I've been...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 29, 2004 at 07:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got the 512 stick from OWC on Friday. It was... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
Got the 512 stick from OWC on Friday. It was supposed to come Thursday, but they had a problem with UPS. I called them up to see if I could pick it up locally (I am about 1 hour away from them), the...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 22, 2004 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry to hear that, gotwalp. I too had a... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
Sorry to hear that, gotwalp.

I too had a similar fate with the 512 Crucial stick. I would keep on getting kernel panics after or during logging in. I would touch the dock and move the mouse...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 17, 2004 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just left the 512 stick in the lower slot for a... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
I just left the 512 stick in the lower slot for a few days and everything went great. I added the 256 in the upper and yet to hit any speedbumps.

So far so good, I also reset my PRAM and I think...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 16, 2004 at 12:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was having good results with this update until... 22,638 Views / 216 Replies  
I was having good results with this update until I restarted for the 2nd time. Safari loaded my home page (news.google.com) really slowly and the beachball came up. It then froze and the grey power...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 15, 2004 at 11:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm using Panther -> 10.3.2. The system came with... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
I'm using Panther -> 10.3.2. The system came with that as I bought it approximately 2-3 weeks ago.

I just came back from class (was gone approx 2.5 hours) and closed the lid and the same black...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 12, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The same freezing problems upon startup of the OS... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
The same freezing problems upon startup of the OS still continue with this Crucial stick. After finder loads, the mouse pointer will just freeze and I can't do anything. I actually had an odd freeze...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 12, 2004 at 12:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Got the 512 Stick of Crucial today. Works fine so... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
Got the 512 Stick of Crucial today. Works fine so far without any crashes. I will try to run some tests this weekend to stress the system. Does anyone have any good ideas on what would be a solid...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 11, 2004 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same exact problems with 2 sticks of... 2,176 Views / 38 Replies  
I had the same exact problems with 2 sticks of 512 MB SimpleTech RAM. First the one stick would freeze upon the OS Loading, so I just used the existing 256 + the working 512. The other 512 crapped...
Posted by bastula, on Mar 9, 2004 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15" PowerBook Combo Drive - CW-8123 ? 390 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey all,

I finally broke down and purchased a 15" PowerBook (1 GHz) model from the local Apple store. I was surprised to see that the combo drive on my 15" is a Matshita CW-8123. This is different...
Posted by bastula, on Feb 27, 2004 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Got the laptop back. The drive was either fixed... 545 Views / 8 Replies  
Got the laptop back. The drive was either fixed or replaced and works perfectly. Also got a chance to check out the iPod minis as well.

Took a hard look at that 15 inch for myself, but couldn't...
Posted by bastula, on Feb 20, 2004 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just dropped it off at the Old Orchard Apple... 545 Views / 8 Replies  
Just dropped it off at the Old Orchard Apple Store last night. The Genius there tried a disc said we had to send it back for repair. He said it would take about 7-10 days, but more than likely we...
Posted by bastula, on Feb 17, 2004 at 12:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply. I actually wanted to... 545 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.

I actually wanted to try my firewire CDRW from my PC on there, but I don't have a 6 to 6 cable to test it yet. If that worked, that would eliminate software being a problem....
Posted by bastula, on Feb 15, 2004 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" PowerBook Combo Drive does not recognize CDs DVDs or blank CDs 545 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey all,

I am new to the forums, but have been recently considering becoming a switcher :). (15" PowerBook looks like it might be in my future ;) )

My girlfriend got a 12" Powerbook on the 26th...
Posted by bastula, on Feb 15, 2004 at 10:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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