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Don't be so quick to write off the iBook... ... 522 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't be so quick to write off the iBook...

There are a number of discussions on the Apple support forums regarding the screen hinge/backlight issue (which it sounds like you're suffering from)...
Posted by FXWizard, on Dec 27, 2004 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: G5 ordered 6/21. Current ETA, on or before... 2,216 Views / 21 Replies  
G5 ordered 6/21.

Current ETA, on or before 7/27.

Delayed twice (so far).
Posted by FXWizard, on Jul 16, 2004 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Imic Problem 476 Views / 1 Replies  
Do other USB devices work on your Mac?
Posted by FXWizard, on Jul 5, 2004 at 08:28 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
My iBook 600 is coming up on its third birthday... 3,781 Views / 35 Replies  
My iBook 600 is coming up on its third birthday this November and it seemed as if I was exempt from the logic board problem...until 2 weekends ago.

I talked to Apple first and they said it looked...
Posted by FXWizard, on Jun 15, 2004 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iMac version 5.2? 569 Views / 3 Replies  
iMac version 5.2?
Posted by FXWizard, on May 26, 2004 at 03:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
They look okay to me, but I don't like the fact... 1,401 Views / 28 Replies  
They look okay to me, but I don't like the fact that you can't use your iPod in the dock when you have a skin on it...
Posted by FXWizard, on May 26, 2004 at 03:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm not sure from your post if you know where the... 1,007 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm not sure from your post if you know where the DV port on the camcorder is, but according to the manual it's located in the front of the camera towards the bottom.
Posted by FXWizard, on May 18, 2004 at 08:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
There's also the downside that if the joined... 713 Views / 10 Replies  
There's also the downside that if the joined tracks are larger than the iPod's memory buffer, you will get a skip when it reloads the buffer.
Posted by FXWizard, on Apr 20, 2004 at 05:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you're okay with a hard case you might check... 552 Views / 6 Replies  
If you're okay with a hard case you might check out some of Pelican's (http://www.pelican.com/) offerings; some of them even come with a briefcase insert for carrying papers, pens and such.

I'm...
Posted by FXWizard, on Apr 6, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
AFAIK you have to join (or "consolidate") tracks... 2,561 Views / 1 Replies  
AFAIK you have to join (or "consolidate") tracks before you import them.
Posted by FXWizard, on Apr 2, 2004 at 07:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
As I posted in jhhcr's other thread batteries do... 493 Views / 2 Replies  
As I posted in jhhcr's other thread batteries do wear out over time; perhaps this is why there's a charge to replace them after 6 months?
Posted by FXWizard, on Mar 8, 2004 at 02:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: iPod battery class action 4,502 Views / 40 Replies  
Or perhaps it's that all batteries will degrade over time, and it could be considered normal wear and tear?
Posted by FXWizard, on Mar 8, 2004 at 01:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Have you tried using a different set of... 732 Views / 8 Replies  
Have you tried using a different set of headphones? That would help determine if perhaps the iBook's jack was messed up...
Posted by FXWizard, on Feb 20, 2004 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The Applecare Terms and Conditions document does... 455 Views / 5 Replies  
The Applecare Terms and Conditions document does mention that items subject to wear and tear such as cases, key caps and batteries are not covered -- but since I don't know what the lifespan of a...
Posted by FXWizard, on Feb 20, 2004 at 04:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
AppleCare can be purchased at any time before the... 503 Views / 6 Replies  
AppleCare can be purchased at any time before the original warranty expires; you don't have to purchase it at the same time you buy the iPod.

That being said, I'm not sure if /how that works with...
Posted by FXWizard, on Feb 6, 2004 at 08:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Why didn't you convince your friend to buy... 3,674 Views / 48 Replies  
Why didn't you convince your friend to buy AppleCare before his original warranty was up? ;)
Posted by FXWizard, on Jan 27, 2004 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Maybe they want to retain control of their... 652 Views / 2 Replies  
Maybe they want to retain control of their intellectual property?

Or, maybe it's never occurred to them and if you ask them nicely, they might reconsider their policy?
Posted by FXWizard, on Jan 14, 2004 at 05:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The Globe and Mail is a bit off on their facts.... 924 Views / 14 Replies  
The Globe and Mail is a bit off on their facts. Be grateful that the CPCC didn't get the levy they'd originally asked for...$21 per GB of storage.
Here's an FAQ showing what they first asked for....
Posted by FXWizard, on Dec 15, 2003 at 08:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You didn't get screwed by Apple, you got screwed... 1,137 Views / 18 Replies  
You didn't get screwed by Apple, you got screwed (if you can call it that) by the State of Florida...they're the ones that said you can't buy AppleCare.
Posted by FXWizard, on Dec 15, 2003 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Anyone fancy one of these?? :) 483 Views / 1 Replies  
How about a description? Anything would be an improvement over:

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Posted by FXWizard, on Dec 10, 2003 at 08:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Because the OP couldn't figure out the forum... 3,279 Views / 26 Replies  
Because the OP couldn't figure out the forum interface? ;)
Posted by FXWizard, on Dec 2, 2003 at 05:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Every company that sells LCDs has a policy as to... 1,130 Views / 18 Replies  
Every company that sells LCDs has a policy as to how many dead pixels are required before they will replace it...a single dead/stuck pixel on a screen is well within manufacturing tolerances at this...
Posted by FXWizard, on Dec 2, 2003 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's probably because of the reports of someone... 869 Views / 11 Replies  
It's probably because of the reports of someone walking into a store, connecting his iPod to the store's demo Mac and downloading Office (or something like that; it was a while ago). ;)
Posted by FXWizard, on Nov 17, 2003 at 03:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The iChat AV beta will run until the end of the... 771 Views / 12 Replies  
The iChat AV beta will run until the end of the year, so hopefully that will give Apple time to see the error of their ways and bundle iChat with the iSight.
Posted by FXWizard, on Oct 29, 2003 at 05:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How about getting a Griffin iMic, connect your... 498 Views / 1 Replies  
How about getting a Griffin iMic, connect your cassette deck to it, and then use an app like Roxio's Sound Doctor to record? That's how I rip my vinyl (substitute turntable for cassette deck) and the...
Posted by FXWizard, on Oct 17, 2003 at 09:30 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
From the description on Apple's site it would... 511 Views / 3 Replies  
From the description on Apple's site it would appear to just be a way to transfer digital images to/from the iPod.
Posted by FXWizard, on Oct 17, 2003 at 09:25 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm using a retail copy of Jaguar (updated to... 414 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm using a retail copy of Jaguar (updated to 10.2.8) with no problems on my iBook 600, so I can't imagine your retail copy is the problem on an 800...unfortunately, I can't think of what else it...
Posted by FXWizard, on Oct 17, 2003 at 06:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought a 30GB last week, and the only "problem"... 1,024 Views / 15 Replies  
I bought a 30GB last week, and the only "problem" I have is in getting used to the touch-sensitive controls as I tend to over-compensate when using them...oh, and having to buy new accessories (case,...
Posted by FXWizard, on Oct 14, 2003 at 07:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So he could animate all that and not be bothered... 2,240 Views / 18 Replies  
So he could animate all that and not be bothered to render the CD drive slot? ;)
Posted by FXWizard, on Oct 8, 2003 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: iBook Screen, Questions, Concern, Need Help 450 Views / 3 Replies  
Possibly the backlight is going?



I'm a 43-year-old with fairly bad eyesight (-7.5 in one eye and -8.5 in the other) and I have no problems with my 12" iBook 600 -- in fact, I like the screen...
Posted by FXWizard, on Sep 8, 2003 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cheap is relative; bear in mind that while a... 625 Views / 1 Replies  
Cheap is relative; bear in mind that while a USB-based webcam will be cheaper than a FireWire camera, it will also not perform as well.

As far as cross-platform apps, this thread...
Posted by FXWizard, on Sep 3, 2003 at 06:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: old iPod needing replacing, will I get new version? 446 Views / 3 Replies  
They'll probably just replace the battery or send you a refurbished 5GB iPod.
Posted by FXWizard, on Aug 27, 2003 at 04:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
One stuck on red, lower left of iBook screen,... 978 Views / 26 Replies  
One stuck on red, lower left of iBook screen, only noticable if I really look for it.
Posted by FXWizard, on Jul 12, 2003 at 07:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Check out http://www.virtix.com/fcp/index.asp as... 872 Views / 11 Replies  
Check out http://www.virtix.com/fcp/index.asp as it has a "Witness Protection" feature that might work for you. I know it isn't what you were describing but it will obscure the face...
Posted by FXWizard, on Jun 25, 2003 at 03:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I want that big, honkin' skull...:D 2,130 Views / 37 Replies  
I want that big, honkin' skull...:D
Posted by FXWizard, on Jun 25, 2003 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's possible that this is a charge that will... 887 Views / 7 Replies  
It's possible that this is a charge that will only be levied against you if you don't return the bad one -- I had to replace my iBook power adaptor under warranty and they asked for my credit card...
Posted by FXWizard, on Jun 17, 2003 at 08:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: I Smashed My Apple Mouse with a Hammer Tonight 1,649 Views / 49 Replies  
Oh, waah. :rolleyes:

Macs have had a single-button mouse since forever; if you haven't learned to accept this (and buy a multi-button mouse if you need one) then there's nothing more to be said.
Posted by FXWizard, on Jun 17, 2003 at 08:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Works fine for me on an iBook 500 and an iMac... 963 Views / 8 Replies  
Works fine for me on an iBook 500 and an iMac DVSE 400.

Not fast, mind you, but it works fine. I've made 30 min. movies with no problem other than the expected slowness.
Posted by FXWizard, on Jun 13, 2003 at 07:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Memory Stick 540 Views / 2 Replies  
I believe for Memory Stick you have to connect through USB.
Posted by FXWizard, on May 24, 2003 at 04:28 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Two words: tiny screwdriver. 674 Views / 14 Replies  
Two words:

tiny screwdriver.
Posted by FXWizard, on May 22, 2003 at 03:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: iPhot and Panasonic 595 Views / 2 Replies  
Have you tried using Image Capture to see if the camera is detected there?
Posted by FXWizard, on May 14, 2003 at 04:21 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The drive spins up long enough to dump 20 minutes... 773 Views / 14 Replies  
The drive spins up long enough to dump 20 minutes of music into memory, then spins down.
Posted by FXWizard, on May 6, 2003 at 05:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: itunes 4 music store worldwide? 477 Views / 2 Replies  
Not sure, but us Canucks better get it before you guys...;)
Posted by FXWizard, on May 2, 2003 at 04:40 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Fix link, please? 589 Views / 4 Replies  
Fix link, please?
Posted by FXWizard, on Mar 31, 2003 at 03:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can buy AppleCare any time before the... 427 Views / 4 Replies  
You can buy AppleCare any time before the original 1-year warranty expires...if it's older than a year you're SOL, unless it already has AppleCare in which case it is transferable....
Posted by FXWizard, on Mar 10, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes.... 412 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes. (http://a1456.g.akamai.net/7/1456/51/c48b382cf9b76e/www.apple.com/r/store/applecare/APPTermsConditions.pdf)
Posted by FXWizard, on Mar 10, 2003 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I may be missing something, but can you not... 487 Views / 7 Replies  
I may be missing something, but can you not select the portion you want and cut/paste it into a new movie?
Posted by FXWizard, on Feb 27, 2003 at 06:35 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm using the IOXperts USB drivers with a... 936 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm using the IOXperts USB drivers with a Logitech webcam; everything works fine.
Posted by FXWizard, on Feb 15, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: ipod sync 411 Views / 1 Replies  
From Apple's FAQ: (http://tinyurl.com/4ysw [/URL)
Posted by FXWizard, on Jan 27, 2003 at 03:58 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Kernel panics can be caused by bad RAM; it's... 364 Views / 2 Replies  
Kernel panics can be caused by bad RAM; it's happened to me before.

If the problem doesn't happen with a particular stick of RAM removed and does happen when it's installed, it's a good bet that...
Posted by FXWizard, on Jan 25, 2003 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
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