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I also hope the MBP 15" can get a 1680x1050... 3,574 Views / 47 Replies  
I also hope the MBP 15" can get a 1680x1050 option. Im guessing too if Apple decides to introduce BluRay as a feature/option that they would have HDCP on the DVI port.
Posted by thetman, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the newer processors would have more going for... 3,574 Views / 47 Replies  
the newer processors would have more going for them than just 130mhz, I believe they have more L2 cache and possibly lower TDP, The 4GB vs 8GB ram max for basic work probably isnt worth it...
Posted by thetman, on Aug 25, 2008 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What about DDR2 vs DDR3, I have seen some... 3,574 Views / 47 Replies  
What about DDR2 vs DDR3, I have seen some notebooks with DDR3 now, Does anyone think Apple would move to DDR3?

Also in regards to video cards I would expect something like a 9600m GT 512mb in the...
Posted by thetman, on Aug 25, 2008 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
rosewill enclosures are good quality, i have a... 1,426 Views / 12 Replies  
rosewill enclosures are good quality, i have a 2.5" ide and a 2.5" sata, good brand
Posted by thetman, on Apr 14, 2008 at 04:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev 2 (V2) Passive... 2,571 Views / 10 Replies  
Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev 2 (V2) Passive Noiseless Heatpipe VGA Cooler for 8800GT (http://www.svc.com/fan-acces1.html)

that site does not list the 8800GT , but I searched and several other...
Posted by thetman, on Apr 12, 2008 at 12:07 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Macbook Air, are you ordering one? 477 Views / 3 Replies  
Looks impressive. I'm waiting till I see one in person , comparing to the Sony I want.


http://s3.media.macrumorslive.com/p/f1200420839.jpg
Posted by thetman, on Jan 15, 2008 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: would I be right to guess the left external hard... 1,122,750 Views / 4,110 Replies  
would I be right to guess the left external hard drive is using a Compusa hard drive enclosure?
Posted by thetman, on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In case it matters at all I took my Xbox 360... 6,284 Views / 10 Replies  
In case it matters at all I took my Xbox 360 Hd-DVD drive and hooked it up to my MBP right after i install leopard. It's an official - does not work.
Posted by thetman, on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
here is the reason for that - pay someone $8... 3,709 Views / 57 Replies  
here is the reason for that - pay someone $8 dollars an hour with no incentives to make a sale, or pay someone more money plus commission and see who cares more about their job
Posted by thetman, on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's not lieing. They are omitting the word... 3,709 Views / 57 Replies  
It's not lieing. They are omitting the word "user" upgradeable. It would be bad for them to tell a Mac Pro user that he can upgrade his Xeon processors only to have him come back later with a...
Posted by thetman, on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
the discs that came with the macbook are not UB,... 1,299 Views / 28 Replies  
the discs that came with the macbook are not UB, intel only if I'm not mistaken
Posted by thetman, on Oct 30, 2007 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
whenever I hear discussion of a company having a... 5,263 Views / 33 Replies  
whenever I hear discussion of a company having a longer warranty than another I think of this quote from Tommy Boy
Posted by thetman, on Oct 28, 2007 at 09:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: in case anyone cares, leopard now reads my... 229,127 Views / 8,311 Replies  
in case anyone cares, leopard now reads my hd-dvds from 360 hd-dvd drive but of course dvd player wont play them.
Posted by thetman, on Oct 27, 2007 at 01:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
can you link to the esata enclosure product page... 358 Views / 3 Replies  
can you link to the esata enclosure product page or give a few more details? im wondering how the drives connect ie: 2 esata cables or does the box join them in some form of raid, also is it true...
Posted by thetman, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:24 PM, in Marketplace
found this but its tray loading and 12.5mm so two... 1,204 Views / 11 Replies  
found this but its tray loading and 12.5mm so two strikes against getting this in a 15" mbp

HD-DVD for laptop...
Posted by thetman, on Sep 7, 2007 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
lucky i recommend wd2500bevs, 250gb sata... 1,439 Views / 4 Replies  
lucky

i recommend wd2500bevs, 250gb sata 5400rpm drive. its nice to have about 100gb for each windows and os x after formatting
Posted by thetman, on Sep 7, 2007 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
there is no single disc version of os x for intel... 1,027 Views / 11 Replies  
there is no single disc version of os x for intel macs, the only way to install os x on an intel mac is using a restore disc or a copy of one, they are 2 discs. if you have a single disc it might be...
Posted by thetman, on Jul 7, 2007 at 02:02 AM, in Mac OS X
unfortunatly while you get ~2x as much data on a... 458 Views / 3 Replies  
unfortunatly while you get ~2x as much data on a DL most stores charge more than 2x as much for them so its a tradeoff, plus most DL discs that are cheap are no faster than 4x so it takes longer to...
Posted by thetman, on Jul 7, 2007 at 01:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
if you want to try to look for the lost screws... 903 Views / 13 Replies  
if you want to try to look for the lost screws take a big magnet over the area your worked in, (without the mbp around)
Posted by thetman, on Jul 7, 2007 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
found a good guide for doing this -... 541 Views / 7 Replies  
found a good guide for doing this - Hackszine.com: Upgrading the 13" MacBook hard drive: the hard part is the soft part...
Posted by thetman, on Jun 28, 2007 at 03:54 AM, in Applications
ok so the drive is in, i used netrestore to move... 541 Views / 7 Replies  
ok so the drive is in, i used netrestore to move the mac partition back to the laptop, then used boot camp assistant to create a new blank 80gb partition, when i have access to a pc im gonna try...
Posted by thetman, on Jun 22, 2007 at 07:37 PM, in Applications
Copy the whole drive 541 Views / 7 Replies  
I ordered a new Western Digital 250gb drive for my macbook pro, I have os x and xp pro installed on my current drive. Is there a program that will let me copy everything from one drive to the new...
Posted by thetman, on Jun 18, 2007 at 06:35 PM, in Applications
i have seen this problem before on the first gen... 830 Views / 8 Replies  
i have seen this problem before on the first gen 15" mbp, exchange it for a new one and check it at the store
Posted by thetman, on Jun 18, 2007 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
remember only LED backlight on the 15", but i... 826 Views / 7 Replies  
remember only LED backlight on the 15", but i wish it was 1920x1200
Posted by thetman, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
4200 vs 5400, 5400 hands down. 5400 vs 7200 rpm... 662 Views / 7 Replies  
4200 vs 5400, 5400 hands down. 5400 vs 7200 rpm not worth the extra cost IMO
Posted by thetman, on Jun 5, 2007 at 11:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
FYI, I'm guessing you were trying to call the Ann... 733 Views / 5 Replies  
FYI, I'm guessing you were trying to call the Ann Arbor CompUSA based on your location, they are no longer in business. If you were calling Lansing, I can tell you that all they could have done is...
Posted by thetman, on May 24, 2007 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
i just hope that if apple does go santa rosa that... 2,208 Views / 25 Replies  
i just hope that if apple does go santa rosa that they use a single 2gb stick in the high end 15", i dont wanna hafta buy 2x 2gb and have spare 1gbs
Posted by thetman, on May 24, 2007 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my father recently pulled a bunch of these drives... 469 Views / 4 Replies  
my father recently pulled a bunch of these drives from the g4s they came in, email pm if your interested and ill get a price from him, they should read if you drop them in a 5.25" usb or firewire...
Posted by thetman, on Mar 12, 2007 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hey thought i would add this in case it hasnt... 4,336 Views / 113 Replies  
hey thought i would add this in case it hasnt been posted here. Xblze pretty much made my dade by allowing to to connect to xfire network within os x, its an adium plugin. works great no crashes...
Posted by thetman, on Feb 27, 2007 at 11:32 PM, in Applications
i sold mine same specs except 1gb for 700usd 566 Views / 2 Replies  
i sold mine same specs except 1gb for 700usd
Posted by thetman, on Feb 6, 2007 at 02:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
offer $550 452 Views / 10 Replies  
offer $550
Posted by thetman, on Jan 15, 2007 at 08:50 PM, in Marketplace
i was wondering that myself, i really want one... 436 Views / 2 Replies  
i was wondering that myself, i really want one but the lack of gigE is the worst thing apple could do, they tout the feature built in every mac but their networking device doesnt have it - i really...
Posted by thetman, on Jan 10, 2007 at 02:09 AM, in Networking
to be honest i have never used it, i learned of... 732 Views / 17 Replies  
to be honest i have never used it, i learned of it after reading about some mac owners using it to force 1920x1200 res after a custom install of a wuxga panel into their MBP, It seemed to me it...
Posted by thetman, on Jan 6, 2007 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
DT&T- MacBook Pro Parts & Repair Service... 955 Views / 22 Replies  
DT&T- MacBook Pro Parts & Repair Service (http://www.dttservice.com/macbookpro.html) - they list the part + labor at $395, dont know if it is reliable company other than their online testimonials
Posted by thetman, on Jan 6, 2007 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
whoops 844 Views / 11 Replies  
whoops
Posted by thetman, on Jan 4, 2007 at 07:19 PM, in Marketplace
its not free but SwitchResX lets you manually set... 732 Views / 17 Replies  
its not free but SwitchResX lets you manually set resolutions that OS X wont let you,

SwitchResX (http://www.madrau.com/html/SRX/whysr.html)
Posted by thetman, on Jan 4, 2007 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
very, remove battery > three phillips 0 or 00... 815 Views / 11 Replies  
very, remove battery > three phillips 0 or 00 screws and your at the memory


video here Tech Center at OtherWorldComputing.com (http://www.macsales.com/clicks/fclick.php?id=97) (not spam just a...
Posted by thetman, on Jan 4, 2007 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mduell said it best, the "santa rosa" chipset... 710 Views / 5 Replies  
mduell said it best, the "santa rosa" chipset will drop this spring and will bring faster front side bus and faster (probably just a little faster at first) and i believe it will have native support...
Posted by thetman, on Jan 3, 2007 at 11:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what os is it running, if its os x i believe you... 2,346 Views / 46 Replies  
what os is it running, if its os x i believe you can boot off an installer disc and there is a reset utility
Posted by thetman, on Dec 25, 2006 at 12:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/... 1,362 Views / 6 Replies  
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/30315

InsomniaX prevents your Apple laptop from going to sleep when the lid is closed, easy to switch back and forth between ON and OFF
Posted by thetman, on Aug 17, 2006 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
if you could either take a pic or find one online... 19,719 Views / 321 Replies  
if you could either take a pic or find one online that would be awsome but i will dig through the boxes for the displays tomorrow morning and try again
Posted by thetman, on Aug 12, 2006 at 02:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
im going to try a regular dvi cable from a... 19,719 Views / 321 Replies  
im going to try a regular dvi cable from a different monitor but i know for certain that 2 apple cinema displays could not be hooked up at once on the machine I used
Posted by thetman, on Aug 12, 2006 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
I need a mac pro owner to confirm but ... at the... 19,719 Views / 321 Replies  
I need a mac pro owner to confirm but ... at the compusa where I work we put a Mac Pro on display 2.66 stock with 7300GT and tried to hook up a 30" and 23" apple display but they wont connect at the...
Posted by thetman, on Aug 11, 2006 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
hope this doesnt break any rules ... 1,270 Views / 25 Replies  
hope this doesnt break any rules

http://idisk.mac.com/t.obara/Public/ram.png
Posted by thetman, on Aug 8, 2006 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
i dont have an apple store near me but im... 1,454 Views / 25 Replies  
i dont have an apple store near me but im guessing they havnt arrived in stores yet, correct ?
Posted by thetman, on Aug 8, 2006 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
the eject for the bottom drive is option + eject 835 Views / 7 Replies  
the eject for the bottom drive is option + eject
Posted by thetman, on Aug 8, 2006 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
sure you wouldnt be interested in a 1.25ghz 15"... 869 Views / 14 Replies  
sure you wouldnt be interested in a 1.25ghz 15" powerbook + cash
Posted by thetman, on Jul 30, 2006 at 10:49 PM, in Marketplace
the 1 year of apple care or extended 3 year? ... 990 Views / 14 Replies  
the 1 year of apple care or extended 3 year?

thanks
Posted by thetman, on Jul 29, 2006 at 10:12 PM, in Marketplace
Sticky: just wondering, did you get your ipod dock at... 1,122,750 Views / 4,110 Replies  
just wondering, did you get your ipod dock at compusa?
Posted by thetman, on Jul 27, 2006 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
go with the external monitor, it will always work... 1,168 Views / 14 Replies  
go with the external monitor, it will always work on your future mac when the 1.5ghz doesnt cut it anymore,
Posted by thetman, on Jul 25, 2006 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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