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Spotlight doesn't find until I close it, then the search is there 316 Views / 0 Replies  
So, Spotlight pretty much sucks on Leopard. It will not search my Library folder, despite ctrl+opt+spacebar, then hitting the '+', and enabling the system folder, but than is another issue entirely....
Posted by broxy5, on Jan 1, 2009 at 11:55 PM, in Mac OS X
I totally regret not grabbing one when I was... 1,721 Views / 65 Replies  
I totally regret not grabbing one when I was there 2 weeks ago! That's cool!
Posted by broxy5, on Jul 11, 2007 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://jeroenr.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/in... 4,229 Views / 53 Replies  
http://jeroenr.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/internets.jpg
Posted by broxy5, on Mar 4, 2007 at 02:34 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just unbrand it and be done. mobileplanet.com has... 718 Views / 5 Replies  
Just unbrand it and be done. mobileplanet.com has guides in their support forums. i did my Rogers W810, and it just made it better. It did cost me $10, and I had to use Windows to run the program.
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 23, 2006 at 06:43 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Don't sweat it. They are dealing with 1.8 million... 682 Views / 6 Replies  
Don't sweat it. They are dealing with 1.8 million responses. They have to overloaded. Wasn't it only something like 6 batteries with the problem? If your battery fits the recall and your afraid of it...
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 26, 2006 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Had the same problem entering the info for our... 1,724 Views / 26 Replies  
Had the same problem entering the info for our 15" PB, but we called this morning and it is being replaced. I had no problems with the ibook battery info going through. The guy said it had to do with...
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 25, 2006 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes. But the serial number fits for this round as... 997 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes. But the serial number fits for this round as well. Just got my confirmation from Apple.
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 25, 2006 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery recalled!!! Yes-ah!!!! New one is on the... 997 Views / 14 Replies  
Battery recalled!!! Yes-ah!!!! New one is on the way. Good timing. Too broke to buy a new one, or I would have bought one last week.
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 25, 2006 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine's on the way. Good news, since my battery... 1,724 Views / 26 Replies  
Mine's on the way. Good news, since my battery died in the last week or two. Yahoo!
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 25, 2006 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Everything points to just buying a new battery. I... 997 Views / 14 Replies  
Everything points to just buying a new battery. I did the PMU reset, and cycled the battery numerous (at which point the computer shuts down instead of going to sleep, the on restart, the clock...
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 21, 2006 at 11:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" ibook. I bought it in late November 2004. 997 Views / 14 Replies  
12" ibook. I bought it in late November 2004.
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 20, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a 1.2 ibook, and it is about a year and a... 997 Views / 14 Replies  
It's a 1.2 ibook, and it is about a year and a half. Is this too fast?
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 20, 2006 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bump Well, here I am sitting at 1592 mAh,... 997 Views / 14 Replies  
Bump

Well, here I am sitting at 1592 mAh, with the full capacity at 2190 mAh, and the adaptor is green. Battery is 72%. This retarded! This happened overnight. I refuse to believe this is normal,...
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 20, 2006 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ibook battery and charging problem 997 Views / 14 Replies  
This just happened to me, and very suddenly went from a 3.5-4 hour battery to just over an hour. Literally overnight. Now it won't charge fully, and the adaptor goes green at just over 70%....
Posted by broxy5, on Aug 19, 2006 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've got rig-pigs with giant diesels with loud... 2,278 Views / 96 Replies  
I've got rig-pigs with giant diesels with loud pipes to deal with here. Or gas trucks with glass packs. Trucks trucks futhermucking trucks!!!!!!!!!!

Just because you can buy something so big and...
Posted by broxy5, on Jul 1, 2006 at 11:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sticky: You are indeed mistaken, judging by his specs.... 1,118,764 Views / 4,110 Replies  
You are indeed mistaken, judging by his specs. Also, you can see the mag safe adaptor, ....if I'm not mistaken.
Posted by broxy5, on May 26, 2006 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Solved by Archive/ Install. Solved all of my... 1,094 Views / 2 Replies  
Solved by Archive/ Install. Solved all of my problems. I read somewhere on the Apple discussions that someone did this as well. It just seemed to be a rather aggressive solution....but it worked, so...
Posted by broxy5, on Apr 14, 2006 at 05:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry for starting something and not stickin'... 763 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry for starting something and not stickin' around. I've got it sorted out. I did get it going by restoring and formatting for windows, and was then able to use it on the Mac. The root of the...
Posted by broxy5, on Apr 14, 2006 at 05:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Photo tab not there in itunes 1,094 Views / 2 Replies  
I bought a 4th gen from Apple as a refurb, and I'm unable to load photos or album art. It shows up on my wife's Powerbook, but my photos and music library aren't there, they are on my ibook.

I've...
Posted by broxy5, on Apr 12, 2006 at 11:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
mmmmm espresso. That's me first thing tomorrow... 1,493 Views / 65 Replies  
mmmmm espresso. That's me first thing tomorrow morning, 'cept I should clarify that I'm a latte drinker (half way between cap and latte to be more precise). Enjoy yours.

I'm about to chuck my...
Posted by broxy5, on Apr 6, 2006 at 12:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
c'mon, I'm new to ipod, and this isn't working! 763 Views / 10 Replies  
Read this (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=291439) and you will see what a b***h of a time I'm having. I know it works, but only with the thing formatted to windows, which doesn't really...
Posted by broxy5, on Apr 5, 2006 at 11:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, I reformatted it back to windows, and all... 556 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, I reformatted it back to windows, and all is good. I don't know why I can't get the right update to go on it, but this will do for now, but what the heck??

Anybody?
Posted by broxy5, on Apr 5, 2006 at 08:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
4g ipod, exclamation icon +click = shutdown 556 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm having some big issues with a monochrome 20 gb 4th g ipod. Trust me, I've tried almost everything. The majority of the time (97%) it won't even mount. As I write, it is copying my itunes, but I...
Posted by broxy5, on Apr 4, 2006 at 07:23 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The wire fell out of the connector on mine. $34... 668 Views / 7 Replies  
The wire fell out of the connector on mine. $34 to get a new connector installed. Is it possible that this has happened or it's not snapped in all the way?
Posted by broxy5, on Mar 28, 2006 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Glad to hear I'm not the only one. I can't... 2,207 Views / 59 Replies  
Glad to hear I'm not the only one. I can't believe these are actually winning awards. Fugly and impractical.

Speaking of ugly, the first Avalanches with the plastic body work. I'v oft wanted to...
Posted by broxy5, on Mar 1, 2006 at 10:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Drive it like you stole it! Drives me nuts... 2,195 Views / 58 Replies  
Drive it like you stole it!

Drives me nuts to see people buy fun cars and not use them because they are too precious. Nice car byt the way. Enjoy it.
Posted by broxy5, on Mar 1, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meesta gangsta wit hees pwastic pistow. 1,995 Views / 39 Replies  
Meesta gangsta wit hees pwastic pistow.
Posted by broxy5, on Feb 19, 2006 at 03:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Problem solved! I found some help at... 442 Views / 4 Replies  
Problem solved! I found some help at http://www.ehmac.ca/ and it envolved downloading Safari enhancer and enabling the debug menu, and applying ATSU to text.
Posted by broxy5, on Feb 5, 2006 at 06:37 PM, in Applications
It only appears to do it here (that's a picture... 442 Views / 4 Replies  
It only appears to do it here (that's a picture of the bottom of this page), and another vBulletin powered forum. All other pages I've tried work fine, and they work fine on the wife's Pb. I'm on a...
Posted by broxy5, on Feb 3, 2006 at 05:07 PM, in Applications
Safari text overlapping 442 Views / 4 Replies  
Have a look. I haven't changed anything, other than to try and fix it...but what the heck!!
Any ideas as to what has happened? Before I get flamed, let me add that I have been googling and search...
Posted by broxy5, on Feb 3, 2006 at 04:50 PM, in Applications
Bad battery for sure. Check Apple's dicussion... 469 Views / 3 Replies  
Bad battery for sure. Check Apple's dicussion board and you will see this is a common problem on the new 15 inchers. My friend's battery died within the first two weeks, and my wife's shows a full...
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 29, 2005 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My favorite is Torrefazione. Starbucks bought it... 2,165 Views / 85 Replies  
My favorite is Torrefazione. Starbucks bought it a few years ago and planned to let it run, but now they've gone and closed some of them down and hung the 'bucks flag. I'm ticked off!! I am a former...
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 22, 2005 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use my express every waking minute of every... 1,306 Views / 38 Replies  
I use my express every waking minute of every day, and it's the best! I already had a D-Link router, so the express is just for tunes. I bought it used with a whole bunch of other crap for $85.
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 22, 2005 at 12:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
..or send it to me. I'll even pay the shipping.:D 686 Views / 8 Replies  
..or send it to me. I'll even pay the shipping.:D
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 22, 2005 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm going to guess iGlasses┬«. 477,001 Views / 1,145 Replies  
I'm going to guess iGlasses®.
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 20, 2005 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Death Cab for Cutie is also the title of a track... 93,045 Views / 532 Replies  
Death Cab for Cutie is also the title of a track by the British band Bonzo Dog Band from about 1968.
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 17, 2005 at 07:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Sorry. Wasn't thinkin' too hard when I wrote it.... 723 Views / 9 Replies  
Sorry. Wasn't thinkin' too hard when I wrote it. Company Christmas party last night.
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 17, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I was quoted a price for the cost of parts and... 723 Views / 9 Replies  
I was quoted a price for the cost of parts and labor by and Apple tech (at a certified repair facility), but it would have come to 3 times the price of getting it BTO. It would have voided the...
Posted by broxy5, on Dec 17, 2005 at 01:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yah, I've called them and they have started a... 437 Views / 2 Replies  
Yah, I've called them and they have started a case file and if it keeps doing this it may be considered DOA. I've reset the PMU and we'll see.
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 16, 2005 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My new 15" has shut itself down twice now! 437 Views / 2 Replies  
And I've done a search, and I found only one hit (on Apple's discussion board), and the reply was to try resetiing the PMU. (calimed it would be a long shot). Looking at the online manual, it states...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 15, 2005 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think over all it's a price drop, seeing as the... 1,832 Views / 44 Replies  
I think over all it's a price drop, seeing as the bottom o' the barrel model comes with DL burner, backlit keyboard and 128 video.

We are loving ours, and a buddy bought one at the same time, and...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I too would agree with this Pb having a wonderful... 1,832 Views / 44 Replies  
I too would agree with this Pb having a wonderful display. Given the choice between resolutions, it was a no brainer. Also, the base model has DL burner, 128mb video and backlit keyboard. These are...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I too would agree with this Pb having a wonderful... 1,832 Views / 44 Replies  
I too would agree with this Pb having a wonderful display. Given the choice between resolutions, it was a no brainer. Also, the base model has DL burner, 128mb video and backlit keyboard. These are...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 11:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have a look at the other thread about this. I... 1,832 Views / 44 Replies  
Have a look at the other thread about this. I posted a picture, and I've been told I have the lines. I think it's ridiculous, because I for the life of me cannot see them.

Go to a store, look at...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't mean to suggest it was the hard drive,... 33,076 Views / 314 Replies  
I didn't mean to suggest it was the hard drive, that was in reference to hard drive noise.

Geez, tough crowd. I just don't see what all the fuss is about. If I've got them, they don't affect me...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you guys perhaps looking at the horizontal... 33,076 Views / 314 Replies  
Are you guys perhaps looking at the horizontal lines in the background of macnn? If I have them, I don't see what the big deal is all about.

I have the 5400 rpm drive.
...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not mine, and I'll see if I can get a picture for... 33,076 Views / 314 Replies  
Not mine, and I'll see if I can get a picture for you.

The ever running fan sound on the other hand...is it the fan or the hard drive??
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=274825
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This new 15" makes this sound as well. My ibook... 963 Views / 6 Replies  
This new 15" makes this sound as well. My ibook is almost completley silent, but this one sounds like there is a fan running all the time. It's also as cold as ice, so it's not a heat issue. Where is...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 8, 2005 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some old guy working here at the airport has... 4,604 Views / 52 Replies  
Some old guy working here at the airport has 878,000Kms (546,000 miles) on an old Ford Taurus. Not really the car one would expect to be a high miler. It drives like it has every one of those miles...
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 6, 2005 at 04:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: We just got ours today, and it's beautiful. No... 1,065 Views / 13 Replies  
We just got ours today, and it's beautiful. No complaints here. It is our first Pb, so I have nothing to compir it to.....but I looked and looked, and it's all good.
Posted by broxy5, on Nov 3, 2005 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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