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After the purchase of my new iBook, I sold my... 352 Views / 12 Replies  
After the purchase of my new iBook, I sold my desktop PC. Then it was off to grad schoo. My iBook stays on all day, acting to type lab reports, data interpretation, gaming machine, internet...
Posted by Skaught24, on Oct 30, 2001 at 05:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As far as the trackpad goes, Diablo II and the... 809 Views / 69 Replies  
As far as the trackpad goes, Diablo II and the little game that I finally beat (definatly worth the money!) called Baldur's gate work very well with the trackpad. However, I had some trouble playing...
Posted by Skaught24, on Oct 22, 2001 at 04:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
SUSe PPC on new dual USB iBook 238 Views / 1 Replies  
Say, has anyone had any luck running SUSe PPC on one of the new iBooks?
I saw it in CompUSA yesterday, I think I need it, bad!

Thanks,
skaught24
Posted by Skaught24, on Sep 7, 2001 at 05:51 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I only own one computer now, and it's the new... 490 Views / 31 Replies  
I only own one computer now, and it's the new iBook!

I have used PC's for years, then after using a Mac at work for 3 years, I decided that the Mac was the way to go. So, I sold my custom built pc...
Posted by Skaught24, on Aug 16, 2001 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
fully charged. 394 Views / 12 Replies  
fully charged.
Posted by Skaught24, on Aug 7, 2001 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Believe it or not, I kind of like polishing the... 334 Views / 3 Replies  
Believe it or not, I kind of like polishing the ol' iBook. It's kind of like a find handgun:

Sure, a stainless steel semi-auto pistol is easier to care for. Maybe wipe it off on occation.
...
Posted by Skaught24, on Jul 29, 2001 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Happy iBook user (read: GO FOR IT!) 305 Views / 8 Replies  
Okay, it's been 2 months since I purchased my new iBook dual USB (and, my first Mac!). Just a few notes:

First, I am completely happy with the purchase.

Second, I have had none of the problems...
Posted by Skaught24, on Jul 29, 2001 at 12:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Happy iBook user (read: GO FOR IT!) 334 Views / 3 Replies  
Okay, it's been 2 months since I purchased my new iBook dual USB (and, my first Mac!). Just a few notes:

First, I am completely happy with the purchase.

Second, I have had none of the problems...
Posted by Skaught24, on Jul 29, 2001 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
new iBook and external monitor help 260 Views / 2 Replies  
I am shopping around for an external monitor for my dual USB iBook. Can I use basically any standard VGA monitor? (even if intended for a pc?)
Thanks!

Oh, P.s. external monitors for the ibook is...
Posted by Skaught24, on Jun 27, 2001 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help with ISO image! 398 Views / 2 Replies  
Okay, here goes....
I downloaded the Linux Mandrake Operating system off the net yesterday.
The download consisted of 2 iso disk images. (so that you can make 2 install CD's.

Anyway, does anyone...
Posted by Skaught24, on Jun 26, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, I can say that my new iBook has spoiled me... 497 Views / 34 Replies  
Well, I can say that my new iBook has spoiled me in a very profound way. I have a pc at home, and I used to brag at the clarity of its 17" monitor. Now, after using my new iBook, it looks like poop....
Posted by Skaught24, on Jun 9, 2001 at 12:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Me, I ordered the base model (CD and 64 Megs). It... 341 Views / 12 Replies  
Me, I ordered the base model (CD and 64 Megs). It came with freee 128 mb but I will order a 256mb chip very soon.

I already own a DVD Rom for my television, and I don't think I would use the DVD...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 31, 2001 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I'm sorry you didn't like it. Mine, I love... 455 Views / 33 Replies  
Well, I'm sorry you didn't like it. Mine, I love it! To me, it seems to be a very solid machine. I think you messed with a very abused demo. Mine has none of the mechanical flaws of the one you...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 31, 2001 at 10:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
all good sound here. 259 Views / 8 Replies  
all good sound here.
Posted by Skaught24, on May 28, 2001 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Moving mp3's to a new iBook 315 Views / 5 Replies  
Okay, just got my iBook from MacZone today (CD-ROM). This is my first Mac (whoohoo!).

Anyway, I have been a PC user for many years, and as a result, I have about a Gig of mp3's on my 450 K6-2.
...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 25, 2001 at 01:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, got the new RAM in....no problem... 311 Views / 7 Replies  
Okay, got the new RAM in....no problem whatsoever.

And to answer your questions, I got the good ol' base model: CD-ROM
Posted by Skaught24, on May 24, 2001 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Received my iBook 2 from MacZone! 311 Views / 7 Replies  
The wait....is over.
I just got my new dual USB iBook from MacZone. Damn, this is a nice puter.

no dead pixels, no HD sound, just meat and potatoes.
however, the free RAM upgrade wasn't...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 24, 2001 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you buy Applecare anytime during the 1 year... 470 Views / 8 Replies  
Can you buy Applecare anytime during the 1 year warranty of a new Apple computer purchase?
Posted by Skaught24, on May 22, 2001 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, I'm in the same boat. Are most of the major... 364 Views / 20 Replies  
Okay, I'm in the same boat. Are most of the major brands: Que, Iomega, and Yamaha all iToons compatable?
Posted by Skaught24, on May 22, 2001 at 01:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WEll, they say that the new hinge is suppose to... 305 Views / 4 Replies  
WEll, they say that the new hinge is suppose to be more heavy duty than the old design. I guess we'll just have to see.
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The RF converters are pretty cheap. I had to buy... 387 Views / 13 Replies  
The RF converters are pretty cheap. I had to buy one for my DVD player and my tv. There are some that are really cheap, but are passive (don't plug into the power outlet in wall. With these, you...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, I have to ask (newbie to mac, iBook on the... 291 Views / 16 Replies  
Okay, I have to ask (newbie to mac, iBook on the way)

What is a TIL?
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can I do it under the finder if it is my system... 503 Views / 3 Replies  
Can I do it under the finder if it is my system disk?
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 12:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I could swear that I read on another post that... 394 Views / 14 Replies  
I could swear that I read on another post that the clunky sound will go away after time and use. But this is only hearsay.
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I second that. I work for a small town news... 304 Views / 7 Replies  
I second that. I work for a small town news paper. We adjust MANY photo's everyweek for publication. Photoshop runs very well on our Blue and white G3 AND runs pretty well on our old PowerMac 8600....
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How do I format to HFS+? 503 Views / 3 Replies  
Just put in a new 40GB HD and controller card into a Power Mac 8600. How do I format the new drive to HFS+ format? I am running OS 8.5, and can't find this option on drive setup.
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 11:34 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the info, I will ask over at the... 446 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the info, I will ask over at the network forum as well.
Posted by Skaught24, on May 20, 2001 at 11:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Help! misreporting of file sizes 446 Views / 2 Replies  
Okay, I am in a real bind here....hope you guyz can help!

I recently installed a 40Gb HD and controller card into a powermac 8600 with a G3 processor upgrade at work. It is used as a file server...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 06:41 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
WinsOBoogie, I think your on to something with... 337 Views / 27 Replies  
WinsOBoogie, I think your on to something with the whole aquafresh thing.
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't say that they had auto polish in them, I... 337 Views / 27 Replies  
I didn't say that they had auto polish in them, I said that LIKE auto polish, most toothpastes have a small amount of abrasive particles in them. That's how they POLISH you teeth clean (although, the...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yah, and I'm also sure that you also find Star... 417 Views / 9 Replies  
Yah, and I'm also sure that you also find Star Trek repulsive because there are no such things as faster than light ships.....

Come on, it's just a commercial. Laugh at it and forget it...Don't...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 03:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
toothpaste? Well, I never thought of that, but... 337 Views / 27 Replies  
toothpaste? Well, I never thought of that, but since most toothpastes have mild abrasives (like autopolish) in them, seems to me that it should work well.

Good idea.
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it could be a mistake, but they also sent a... 321 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, it could be a mistake, but they also sent a tracking number with the confirmation
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is odd.... I received a confirmation of... 321 Views / 20 Replies  
This is odd....
I received a confirmation of shipment just now:


DESCRIPTION
ITEM # PRICE QTY SUB DATE STATUS
...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 01:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My iBook 2 shipped from MacZone 321 Views / 20 Replies  
Hip Hip...Hurray!
Ordered my iBook last week from Maczone, and just got the email conformation stating that it shipped today! (May`8)!!!!!!

Hot Damn!
Posted by Skaught24, on May 19, 2001 at 01:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wonder if you could buff it out with a little... 337 Views / 27 Replies  
I wonder if you could buff it out with a little automotive polish?
Posted by Skaught24, on May 18, 2001 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Mollicat for bringing that point into the... 300 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks Mollicat for bringing that point into the light. I was getting the free ground shipping from Macmall. After reading your posts, I called them immediately and upgraded to the overnight air...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 18, 2001 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Guys, i think that you misread his post. His jack... 432 Views / 12 Replies  
Guys, i think that you misread his post. His jack ain't working. That's why he needs USB headphones
Posted by Skaught24, on May 17, 2001 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Man, I thought that airplane commercial was great! 417 Views / 9 Replies  
Man, I thought that airplane commercial was great!
Posted by Skaught24, on May 17, 2001 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, but here in my cattle town, we talk about... 296 Views / 21 Replies  
No, but here in my cattle town, we talk about europe all the time!
(That's my calf rope, and this is europe. lol)
Posted by Skaught24, on May 17, 2001 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to agree with peter. From everything that... 277 Views / 7 Replies  
I have to agree with peter. From everything that I have seen, the iBook will do everything it is designed to do. I work for a local newspaper with a limited budget, I we run photoshop 6, pagemaker...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 17, 2001 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
CDRW recomendation and combo question 314 Views / 5 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone had a recommendation for a good external CF-RW to use with my new dual USB iBook. Also, are most external CD-RW's iTunes compatable.

Another question: someone mentioned...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 16, 2001 at 11:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, I ordered mine from MacZone (didn't like... 312 Views / 29 Replies  
Well, I ordered mine from MacZone (didn't like that bs about a $30 RAM install fee for free upgrades.)

Anyway, there website says that they are due today, but the rep said it would be more like...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 16, 2001 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Custom sounds and Alert dialogues 419 Views / 6 Replies  
Hello All!

I am big Star Trek fan. I am wondering if there is anyway to play a variety of selected sounds (from the net) on my mac everytime a different dialogue box pops up? Or on any other...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 16, 2001 at 01:11 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple script info 397 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello all! I am recent Mac convert (PC user for 10 years, just ordered a new iBook)

I am wondering about Applescript. I have heard many things about it, but really don't know much about it or what...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 16, 2001 at 01:08 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple script info 283 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello all! I am recent Mac convert (PC user for 10 years, just ordered a new iBook)

I am wondering about Applescript. I have heard many things about it, but really don't know much about it or what...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 16, 2001 at 01:08 AM, in Developer Center
Ordered from Mac Zone on May 15th. Free... 2,800 Views / 387 Replies  
Ordered from Mac Zone on May 15th.

Free shipping, free 128mb RAM

CD-ROM model
Total Cost: $1294
Posted by Skaught24, on May 15, 2001 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Stupid question about iBook Shipping 300 Views / 14 Replies  
While counting my money and smashing numerous piggy-banks, I thought of a question that some of you may know the answer to.....

How much (average) does it cost to ship an iBook ground? I have...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 13, 2001 at 05:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
USB Keyboard and Mouse with new iBook? 253 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey, I just had a guy that said that if I get one of the new iBooks, he'd give me his USB keyboard and hockey puck (snuff can) mouse off of his blue and white G3. (he uses an old ADB keyboard now).
...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 13, 2001 at 12:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
new iMac vs. iBook 492 Views / 10 Replies  
Okay, I posted a message similar to this one in the iBook forum. Now, it's iMac users turn!

I was about to purchase a blue dalmation 500mhz iMac, then the new iBooks came out. I am now torn...
Posted by Skaught24, on May 12, 2001 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
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