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Good thread here guys... My MBP 15-inch... 4,526 Views / 40 Replies  
Good thread here guys...

My MBP 15-inch 2.16 GHz Core Duo with 1 GB of RAM and 100 GB HD does a lot heavy lifting for me... I live in Final Cut Pro and After Effects and I spend an enormous...
Posted by jstein, on May 31, 2007 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Been there before Biest... I hope that you are... 551 Views / 3 Replies  
Been there before Biest... I hope that you are calling Apple Care with this issue. If the problem persist have the Apple Care specialist to transfer you to an engineer who should be able to assist...
Posted by jstein, on Apr 30, 2007 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
eSata Express Cards 3/4 672 Views / 1 Replies  
Greetings everyone,

I am really thinking of entering the world of eSata . My question is what eSata Express Cards ¾ are any of you using with your MacBook Pro? I am thinking about going with the...
Posted by jstein, on Nov 9, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey everyone here are a few more links ..... 6,681 Views / 86 Replies  
Hey everyone here are a few more links .. Hopefully you will enjoy



Apples new 200GB HD (http://blogs.zdnet.com/Apple/?p=318#more-318)




How Higher RPM hard drives rip you off...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 29, 2006 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hickey check your PM... the RAM is compatible.... 665 Views / 6 Replies  
Hickey check your PM... the RAM is compatible....
Posted by jstein, on Jul 21, 2006 at 11:12 PM, in Marketplace
Yes you are correct uicandrew the RAM that I am... 665 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes you are correct uicandrew the RAM that I am attempting to sell is not compatible with the Intel Macs and the DDR2 RAM was for the high res PB

The KTA PBG433/512 is only compatible with the...
Posted by jstein, on Jul 21, 2006 at 01:22 PM, in Marketplace
FS Two 512mb Sticks of RAM by Kingston 665 Views / 6 Replies  
Greetings everyone,

I have two brand new and by that I mean unopen 512mb RAM sticks by Kingston for sale. Model KTA- PBG4 333/512. I am selling them for $60 a piece plus I will pay for the S/H....
Posted by jstein, on Jul 20, 2006 at 09:21 PM, in Marketplace
Airport extreme or express and VOIP. 956 Views / 1 Replies  
Greetings everyone,

I am thinking about making the move and purchasing an airport express or airport extreme and after that going with some VOIP service probably Vonage or SunRocket.
My...
Posted by jstein, on Mar 4, 2006 at 03:30 PM, in Networking
Enigmaaron brings up a good point right here. ... 5,469 Views / 91 Replies  
Enigmaaron brings up a good point right here.
Gyneric, I have had to use AppleCare a little more than I would have I like in 2005. Most of my experiences were good but AppleCare is far from...
Posted by jstein, on Feb 3, 2006 at 07:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
More than anything, the question really comes... 1,907 Views / 18 Replies  
More than anything, the question really comes down to, in what capacity do you use your machine. By that I mean if you use your current Powerbook to make money especially anything dealing with...
Posted by jstein, on Jan 27, 2006 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: To each their own, and as far as they goes for me... 1,534 Views / 36 Replies  
To each their own, and as far as they goes for me I would go with Applecare. The only reason that one should not be purchase Applecare is they cannot afford it or if you have some other form of...
Posted by jstein, on Jan 3, 2006 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerule iomatic is on to something this is a... 2,714 Views / 17 Replies  
Powerule iomatic is on to something this is a troubleshooting forum also it is human nature to equate their existence through bad experiences.... however they are a few threads in here about the...
Posted by jstein, on Nov 25, 2005 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Very true MadmanXwater nice sig by the way... I... 3,533 Views / 70 Replies  
Very true MadmanXwater nice sig by the way... I agree with you on everything I was just trying to bring some joy to a somber rant that is all... Also I am far from saying the PB is perfect and could...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 26, 2005 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow! I am truly amaze though not surprise at the... 3,533 Views / 70 Replies  
Wow! I am truly amaze though not surprise at the responses let us see here so far we have a physicist, a few educators, some engineers, a couple of scientist in the making, of course a gang of artist...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 26, 2005 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What do use your Powerbook for? 3,533 Views / 70 Replies  
Hello everyone with all the ranting and (crying) :brick: going on in here about PB specs and updates or lack of. I thought it was time for us again to see what everyone uses his or her PB for. Not...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 25, 2005 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
tenj0, when it comes to purchasing a computer... 1,009 Views / 16 Replies  
tenj0, when it comes to purchasing a computer especially a laptop since their lifespan is vastly shorter than desktops, one has to access their needs. If you are in a position to wait then by all...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 12, 2005 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Rafterman while I am not one quick to defend... 2,533 Views / 40 Replies  
Rafterman while I am not one quick to defend Apple or any product for that matter out of the current batch of Powerbooks the 15 inch model will have the most issues and most complaints. For one the...
Posted by jstein, on Sep 22, 2005 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I must say that this has been one of the most... 9,361 Views / 103 Replies  
I must say that this has been one of the most intelligent threads in Macnn in a long time. More logic less flaming this is the reason I initially became a member of this community. To learn and share...
Posted by jstein, on Aug 9, 2005 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hello Mikemalphurs, to keep things simple keep... 666 Views / 14 Replies  
Hello Mikemalphurs, to keep things simple keep your G5, you already know how the machine holds up etc etc. Plus that keeps you from going through all the hassles that can happen when selling a...
Posted by jstein, on Jun 17, 2005 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow Sakino, great find. Thanks for sharing the... 577 Views / 1 Replies  
Wow Sakino, great find. Thanks for sharing the information with the rest of us as well. Again, this whole RAM issue and Apple is getting out of control. Still I have no problem if some RAM or all RAM...
Posted by jstein, on Jun 15, 2005 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 15-icnh PB is my workhorse yet instill there... 1,772 Views / 32 Replies  
My 15-icnh PB is my workhorse yet instill there are times when I must use a PC, so I really do not caught up in the whole Mac/PC nonsense. Still by far and large an Apple computer will always be my...
Posted by jstein, on Jun 14, 2005 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am not quite sure, but I do think that the... 635 Views / 6 Replies  
I am not quite sure, but I do think that the digital audio I/O is only on the 17 inch... not 100% :eek:
Posted by jstein, on Jun 13, 2005 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I look at this like I do all computer purchases,... 1,300 Views / 17 Replies  
I look at this like I do all computer purchases, which are based on necessity. If can afford to wait until the Intel Pb hit the market then do so. If not the current batch of Pb is still a good...
Posted by jstein, on Jun 11, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey Eli, welcome to the club. Actually unless ... 635 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey Eli, welcome to the club. Actually unless you go with a bto 15 inch pb the 17 inch pb does have a few more features, 128MB of graphics memory and dual-link DVI functionality offers native...
Posted by jstein, on Jun 10, 2005 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sakino whew, I feel your pain and hopefully after... 922 Views / 15 Replies  
Sakino whew, I feel your pain and hopefully after this go around your machine will function normal for you. When you are finally ready to call Apple Care and speak to a rep explain your problem as...
Posted by jstein, on May 22, 2005 at 04:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Reason for what? 31,987 Views / 290 Replies  
Reason for what?
Posted by jstein, on May 8, 2005 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Haktooy I do not feel that you are trying to post... 31,987 Views / 290 Replies  
Haktooy I do not feel that you are trying to post “flame bait.” To me you are a true Apple user someone who stands behind the brand but at the same time is demanding that the brand provide them with...
Posted by jstein, on May 8, 2005 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow! This thread has broken off into many sub... 31,987 Views / 290 Replies  
Wow! This thread has broken off into many sub threads are here anarchy anyone?
One of the main reasons that this has happened is, I do not know how many of us realize this but there is really a...
Posted by jstein, on May 8, 2005 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey spiff72, if you finally decide to visit an... 1,781 Views / 42 Replies  
Hey spiff72, if you finally decide to visit an Apple Store in Michigian you cannnot go wrong with either one. The one Novi, has some of the best sales people, they are very patient and understanding...
Posted by jstein, on Apr 10, 2005 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ericssonboi, Thanks for the review and thanks... 2,482 Views / 26 Replies  
ericssonboi,
Thanks for the review and thanks for the pics. If you do not mind, in another week or two a follow up review on the crystal film would be nice... Basic little stuff like its...
Posted by jstein, on Apr 1, 2005 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Steve I understand your point and I cannot speak... 5,809 Views / 29 Replies  
Steve I understand your point and I cannot speak for everyone else but I always back up my important information before sending my laptop off. Now this whole issue with the RAM 3rd Part or not is...
Posted by jstein, on Mar 27, 2005 at 02:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple Pulling Third Party RAM 5,809 Views / 29 Replies  
In the past few weeks there has been numerous threads on RAM in our community. So in our never ending quest to get the best performance from our PowerBooks here is something else to consider.

At...
Posted by jstein, on Mar 26, 2005 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nice summary Phoenix78… It puzzles how every time... 2,242 Views / 42 Replies  
Nice summary Phoenix78… It puzzles how every time someone levels a complaint against Apple concerning their computer especially a Powerbook so many people are quick to accuse them of abuse. Now,...
Posted by jstein, on Mar 22, 2005 at 10:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I try to keep things as simple as possible.... 1,239 Views / 13 Replies  
I try to keep things as simple as possible. Basically I use a lint free cloth every few days for a quick dry clean of the screen. Then on over the weekend I use another lint free cloth that I wet...
Posted by jstein, on Mar 13, 2005 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Jamito is right, the only reason to hold out on a... 999 Views / 13 Replies  
Jamito is right, the only reason to hold out on a Powerbook purchase is to await for the release of Tiger. Ohter than that now is the time to purchase a Powerbook considering that by now most of the...
Posted by jstein, on Mar 12, 2005 at 12:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As for me I have 1gb of RAM in my 15-inch 1.25... 5,645 Views / 98 Replies  
As for me I have 1gb of RAM in my 15-inch 1.25 ghz. It is cool for now but when I eventually upgrade to 17-inch model my dream machine I must have 2gb of RAM. :eek:
Posted by jstein, on Mar 12, 2005 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Kuwago, how are you coming along with the M... 1,121,007 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Kuwago, how are you coming along with the M Box....
Posted by jstein, on Feb 25, 2005 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Adventures with Apple Care 493 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello everyone this post concerns my latest adventures with Apple Care support. To keep this as brief as possible things maybe come somewhat fragmented here so hold on.

Almost three weeks ago...
Posted by jstein, on Feb 22, 2005 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hmm Trancepriest, nice wallpaper on your desktop,... 1,121,007 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hmm Trancepriest, nice wallpaper on your desktop, where did you get it from?
Posted by jstein, on Dec 20, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I second that, along with the screen res that... 1,661 Views / 24 Replies  
I second that, along with the screen res that link spoke of. But battery life must improve drastically........
Posted by jstein, on Dec 13, 2004 at 01:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
emuexplosion, on your powerbook embrace and... 721 Views / 9 Replies  
emuexplosion, on your powerbook embrace and enjoy. Everyone I know reading books is on the decline in this day and age especially in the age group of 18 - 34. Still there is nothing wrong with a...
Posted by jstein, on Dec 1, 2004 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes cpac is right welcome to the world of... 721 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes cpac is right welcome to the world of Macintosh and welcome to this community. Macnn is a great community so sit back and enjoy the ride. Emuexplosion you will have no problems learning Mac OS X,...
Posted by jstein, on Nov 29, 2004 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Wow Trancepriest, nice setup. Is that a Canon... 1,121,007 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Wow Trancepriest, nice setup. Is that a Canon XL1-S or XL2? Also, what do you do moviemaking, docs, videography (weddings and such)....
Posted by jstein, on Nov 13, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats, e_x blofled .... I hope that your new... 1,163 Views / 13 Replies  
Congrats, e_x blofled .... I hope that your new book will be problem free. Fiete5401, I know that we are different parts of the world but when I had to have my book repaired the turnaround was less...
Posted by jstein, on Nov 11, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: just got my BTO 15" but it has some defects... 1,163 Views / 13 Replies  
e_x_blofeld,

Give Apple a call, the few times that I have problems with my 15 inch alpb, Apple care has been excellent with phone service and repair service as well. The turnaround time for my...
Posted by jstein, on Nov 10, 2004 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow nooon, nice screenshot. Do tell, what are the... 6,936 Views / 68 Replies  
Wow nooon, nice screenshot. Do tell, what are the extension that you use for Firefox.......:eek:
Posted by jstein, on Nov 6, 2004 at 03:03 AM, in Applications
Do not know if anyone caught 60 minutes tonights.... 10,650 Views / 149 Replies  
Do not know if anyone caught 60 minutes tonights. The story on SNL and what goes on behind the scenes behind the week was great. There was an Apple product in every shot almost. iMacs, iBooks and of...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 31, 2004 at 08:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Right now it is 50 / 50 with me. I love the... 5,259 Views / 44 Replies  
Right now it is 50 / 50 with me. I love the Keynote's interface easy on on the eyes and effective. However, I hope that the next upgrade brings a little bit more to the table.....




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Posted by jstein, on Oct 30, 2004 at 12:17 AM, in Applications
Whew! I cannot believe you guys are making this... 1,101 Views / 19 Replies  
Whew! I cannot believe you guys are making this so difficult. All you have to do is go to Motion Test (http://www.apple.com/motion/specs.html) and download the zip file that tests your computer to...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 16, 2004 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Refurbished PB's 452 Views / 2 Replies  
Inthefresh, first I would like to welcome you to the wonderful world of Apple. Second you can not really go wrong with buying a refurb Powerbook. Depending on where you order your machine from you...
Posted by jstein, on Oct 15, 2004 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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