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spread the love 1,032 Views / 22 Replies  
I've purchased RAMs over the years from all the aforementioned sources as my whims dictated. I may have had a flaky stick once or twice. Certainly having a good sales support retailer to deal with...
Posted by kw14, on Feb 3, 2009 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
giant firewire adapter 6,361 Views / 79 Replies  
Ha ha. That's one giant firewire adapter. I like it.

The more I think about this issue, the more I believe Apple is premature with removing FW on the Macbooks. The MB is probably market...
Posted by kw14, on Jan 4, 2009 at 05:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Guess I don't understand iREZ and Urkel's... 534 Views / 11 Replies  
Guess I don't understand iREZ and Urkel's complaints. So far, all items seem like non-issues to me more or less. Coming from a last gen 17" MBP which I liked a lot, I did not think that the new 15"...
Posted by kw14, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try the 13" screen first 1,891 Views / 30 Replies  
I had an early 13" ibook. I love everything about it except for the screen size when I had to do real work. When I was coding with multiple source files and when I was manipulating images, I felt...
Posted by kw14, on Jan 3, 2009 at 02:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mbp +1 4,360 Views / 39 Replies  
Bought 15" MacBook Pro recently. First thing I needed was FW target disk mode to transfer my account from my old computer. I probably need the FW port for future video editing work. So FW port is...
Posted by kw14, on Dec 29, 2008 at 04:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
anti glare screen adapter 1,293 Views / 39 Replies  
Would an anti-glare screen adapter work as an alternative? Has anyone tried this as an option?
Posted by kw14, on Oct 14, 2008 at 06:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FW800 W00t 12,588 Views / 131 Replies  
FW800 W00t
Posted by kw14, on Oct 24, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
You know, it didn't occur to me to be concerned... 498 Views / 10 Replies  
You know, it didn't occur to me to be concerned about the random shutdown syndrome. I thought the cause was identified a few weeks ago. I figure the latest Books have the fix. That's why I ordered...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 25, 2006 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh, yeah. I see the possible ambiguity there. ... 498 Views / 10 Replies  
Oh, yeah. I see the possible ambiguity there. Yes, 2.0GHz Core Duo.

Dude, I feel your pain laptopless and waiting. I get a bit lost without my computer for a few days. Hope everything works...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 25, 2006 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No. CoreDuo as in Yonah. That's what I received... 498 Views / 10 Replies  
No. CoreDuo as in Yonah. That's what I received Friday. I didn't put too much weight on the rumor of Core2Duo being in the MacBook. So I wasn't disappointed. It's still a nice computer.

I...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 25, 2006 at 03:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ship schedule Sept21 Update 498 Views / 10 Replies  
Just to update anyone waiting for Merom MB...my MB schedule for shipping on Sept 21 arrived Friday Sept 22. As you would've guessed, it is 2.0 Core Duo. It's a nice machine. No problems. Runs no...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 25, 2006 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You may run the risk of always waiting. For me,... 754 Views / 18 Replies  
You may run the risk of always waiting. For me, I just picked a date and buy it no matter what. Maybe Apple'll update for Photokina. My 21st ship date could coincide with that. But I wouldn't put...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 14, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I am not holding my breath for an update. ... 754 Views / 18 Replies  
Yeah, I am not holding my breath for an update. It is just slightly intriguing that everyone's shipping date is the 21st even though we ordered at different days. It could just be that's when the...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 14, 2006 at 02:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Jodyw1, When did you place your order for the... 754 Views / 18 Replies  
Jodyw1, When did you place your order for the macbook? I just order one and I am getting Sept 21 ship date as well. But I ordered it 2 days ago. I guess it is within the 5-7 days that they...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 14, 2006 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't think twice--return that iBook!!! Somebody... 618 Views / 8 Replies  
Don't think twice--return that iBook!!! Somebody was mentioning $699 USD for an iBook in an earlier thread, I thought that was $300 too much. $1350 canadian??? I don't know what the exchange rate...
Posted by kw14, on Aug 14, 2006 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
System Preferences-->Security-->Require password... 2,740 Views / 24 Replies  
System Preferences-->Security-->Require password to wake from sleep or screen saver...Check.
Posted by kw14, on Aug 4, 2006 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I say until August. 549 Views / 5 Replies  
I say until August.
Posted by kw14, on May 28, 2006 at 01:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey, maybe one of you out there can whip up a... 23,147 Views / 184 Replies  
Hey, maybe one of you out there can whip up a kext to do this. Just a lil old graph with temperature and fan ramp up control. hint hint. Anyone.
Posted by kw14, on May 26, 2006 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey, post back after AS5 and let us know what you... 23,147 Views / 184 Replies  
Hey, post back after AS5 and let us know what you got. This is the main concern holding me back from a purchase. Also, some pics would be nice. I am curious if less than a rice grain is enough to...
Posted by kw14, on May 26, 2006 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bmizar, too bad about CS on MBP. I run CS2 on... 1,412 Views / 27 Replies  
bmizar, too bad about CS on MBP. I run CS2 on my PB, I am pretty happy with it since getting 1G ram. So the QuadG5'll be a screamer for ya. If I had a few g's loitering around, or my paying gig...
Posted by kw14, on May 26, 2006 at 04:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh, to reply to the original poster...I think the... 1,412 Views / 27 Replies  
Oh, to reply to the original poster...I think the quad core G5 is a good choice. If you have need for its power, then it will definitely worthwhile for you. Its no slouch. By the time you outgrow...
Posted by kw14, on May 26, 2006 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think "turned against PPC" seems a bit strong. ... 1,412 Views / 27 Replies  
I think "turned against PPC" seems a bit strong. I think its more of a case of people being excited over the Intel Core Duos. Intel+Apple marks a new era in Apple's history. It is an unfortunate...
Posted by kw14, on May 26, 2006 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's not good. I have not seen the Macbook... 23,147 Views / 184 Replies  
That's not good. I have not seen the Macbook yet. But the heat is suppose to be conducted away from the CPU through the heat pipe. So I would expect the exhaust of heat pipe to be hot. Now I...
Posted by kw14, on May 26, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
01AWW18T, sounds like you've got a good one. ... 23,147 Views / 184 Replies  
01AWW18T, sounds like you've got a good one. That's quite encouraging since you mentioned that it is one of the newer model. So how does it feel when in use? The reality is that high performance...
Posted by kw14, on May 26, 2006 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I read the review. I thought he did a darn good... 5,096 Views / 58 Replies  
I read the review. I thought he did a darn good job. Even being a windows user, he appeared to have given an open minded review. I tend to feel that his view and experience probably reflect that...
Posted by kw14, on May 20, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use its dictionary every now and then. The... 956 Views / 21 Replies  
I use its dictionary every now and then. The product never really excited me much. Where are all the Sherlock/Watson fans? There was such a big stink back when.
Posted by kw14, on May 18, 2006 at 04:11 PM, in Applications
w00t 375 Views / 3 Replies  
w00t
Posted by kw14, on May 18, 2006 at 04:07 PM, in Applications
Well then, lets hope that Apple did the right... 5,591 Views / 75 Replies  
Well then, lets hope that Apple did the right thing to get us better, more reliable screen that'll help us overlook the glare issue. Guess I'll have to see it in person to make my own judgement. ...
Posted by kw14, on May 16, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well how good or bad were the old LCD screens? ... 5,591 Views / 75 Replies  
Well how good or bad were the old LCD screens? Aside from the glare, are the new screen an improvement in performance? Here I am typing on my Powerbook with an LCD that just started turning pink on...
Posted by kw14, on May 16, 2006 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey, you have the option of getting the cheaper... 897 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey, you have the option of getting the cheaper one in white with the same spec. Unless you secretly really really really wanted the black one, then you'll just have to pay the price to join the...
Posted by kw14, on May 16, 2006 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Damn you Apple! Why can't I plug in my ADB... 1,458 Views / 32 Replies  
Damn you Apple! Why can't I plug in my ADB joystick???
Posted by kw14, on Apr 25, 2006 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah...but what does that have to do some karate... 6,631 Views / 55 Replies  
Yeah...but what does that have to do some karate guy doing a silly kick across a red moon? Samurai != karate
Posted by kw14, on Jan 26, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in Applications
b33faroni--how long have you had your machine? ... 1,152 Views / 25 Replies  
b33faroni--how long have you had your machine? Just an intellectual curiousity whether storage requirement is proportional with time or I just haven't done as good a job keep mine clean. I've been...
Posted by kw14, on Jan 25, 2006 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If you are serious about video editing, you... 1,152 Views / 25 Replies  
If you are serious about video editing, you really should have some kind of large screen strategy. I do it on a 15" PB...its bearable. But I am seriously considering a desktop or a 2nd screen. I...
Posted by kw14, on Jan 25, 2006 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Working here with 512MB 1.25G Powerbook using FCE... 661 Views / 11 Replies  
Working here with 512MB 1.25G Powerbook using FCE on projects that are edited under two hours to fit on a DVD. The time consuming parts appear to be when it has to render special effects like text...
Posted by kw14, on Dec 6, 2005 at 03:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
News to me. When I delete symlinks, it only... 459 Views / 8 Replies  
News to me. When I delete symlinks, it only delete the links...not what it is pointed to. At least thats how I have always used it and it appear to behave as I expected it to.

I have also...
Posted by kw14, on Nov 7, 2005 at 04:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Get an iSight (any usbcam) and use it to watch... 1,353 Views / 30 Replies  
Get an iSight (any usbcam) and use it to watch your house for you. You know those munchkins will screw around with your car again because you forgot to give out candy last year.
Posted by kw14, on Oct 30, 2005 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
My memory may be faulty...but I thought with 9... 25,757 Views / 169 Replies  
My memory may be faulty...but I thought with 9 bits you can only detect parity error. But it takes 3 extra bits, i.e. 11 bits, in order to decode the error position in order to fix it. No???
Posted by kw14, on Oct 30, 2005 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think the connection of Intel switch to video... 5,108 Views / 62 Replies  
I think the connection of Intel switch to video DRM is speculative at this point. The more likely reason seems to be the mobile chip roadmap. Comparing to the latest crop of laptops, I still feel...
Posted by kw14, on Oct 26, 2005 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Kenstee, now you take that back! ThinkSecret is... 30,862 Views / 306 Replies  
Kenstee, now you take that back! ThinkSecret is our poster boy of inside info ;-p
btw, they covered their ascii last night with vpod info.
Posted by kw14, on Oct 12, 2005 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Still can't DL your link. But if what you... 567 Views / 10 Replies  
Still can't DL your link.
But if what you want is to get rid of some small portion of a video, you can try playing around with mattes in Final Cut Pro.
If the edges are very minor, you may not...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 20, 2005 at 03:18 PM, in Applications
Made a DVD last night. Not sure how long it was;... 567 Views / 10 Replies  
Made a DVD last night. Not sure how long it was; but I thought it was at least 1.5 hr long. This took up nearly 4GB. I did attempt to add several long sequences into one project at one time and...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 19, 2005 at 03:29 PM, in Applications
When you press the burn button, that's what kicks... 567 Views / 10 Replies  
When you press the burn button, that's what kicks off the encoding process. So can you still do this even when you can't actually burn a DVD? Just create a simple project and try it out. Mind you...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 18, 2005 at 04:18 PM, in Applications
Like iTune Music store for fonts...pretty nifty. ... 882 Views / 11 Replies  
Like iTune Music store for fonts...pretty nifty.

Now, is it typical that fonts are like $30 bucks for each font style. So if I want to pick up the whole font family of Caterina fonts in the new...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 18, 2005 at 04:06 PM, in Applications
Last I remember, iDVD won't start up on macs... 567 Views / 10 Replies  
Last I remember, iDVD won't start up on macs without a build-in DVD burner. Don't know if this is still true, as I have no macs without DVD burner to test.
Posted by kw14, on Sep 18, 2005 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
I am using their bag in blue. Beautiful fabric,... 684 Views / 11 Replies  
I am using their bag in blue. Beautiful fabric, build quality, etc. But the buckle is an absolutely horrendous design. There is no strap adjustment to tighten down the front flap. It comes undone...
Posted by kw14, on Sep 2, 2005 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I vote for beautiful red cherry with a deep coat... 10,631 Views / 73 Replies  
I vote for beautiful red cherry with a deep coat of poly.
Posted by kw14, on Sep 2, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Canon i9900 works fine with USB connection. I... 2,279 Views / 55 Replies  
Canon i9900 works fine with USB connection. I guess firewire printer connectivity is 2nd class citizen :-( Maybe I need to invest in some USB 2.0 cables to get higher throughput.

BTW, color...
Posted by kw14, on Jul 18, 2005 at 12:38 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone have a Canon i9900? Just received it... 2,279 Views / 55 Replies  
Anyone have a Canon i9900?

Just received it yesterday and cannot get Tiger to recognize it through Firewire connection. Will try USB next (didn't have USB cable last night). Have downloaded and...
Posted by kw14, on Jul 15, 2005 at 05:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
To buy or not to buy... 366 Views / 2 Replies  
All care to weigh in? Seems like an unasked but necessary question.

Too late for me though. Just ordered this morning before reading all the complaints in the bug thread. Now I am concern...
Posted by kw14, on Apr 29, 2005 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
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