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Restoring iPhone from backup 578 Views / 0 Replies  
Will be doing a back up of an iPhone 4 still on iOS 6, then a wipe and restore from back up.

Will the complete contents of the iPhone be saved and restored, to include texts and voicemails?

I...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 15, 2013 at 04:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I might be misunderstanding you; it's not my... 2,033 Views / 4 Replies  
I might be misunderstanding you; it's not my iTunes folder I'm concerned about, but what's on my iPhone.

I think I found my answer (took a while) at Apple support. Regarding syncing:

The first...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 2, 2010 at 01:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
After clean install: connecting iPhone to iTunes, will I lose iPhone contents? 2,033 Views / 4 Replies  
Just did a clean install of Snow Leopard on my MacBook. When I connect my iPhone to the new iTunes, what do I have to do to make certain I don't wipe my iPhone?

Don't want to lose contacts, SMS...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 1, 2010 at 08:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Solved: There was a Mail folder under Libraries... 357 Views / 2 Replies  
Solved: There was a Mail folder under Libraries -- all there.
Posted by C-Bear, on Aug 5, 2007 at 02:25 AM, in Applications
Email recovery? 357 Views / 2 Replies  
Recently wiped the hard drive and resinstalled OS X. Performed a full back-up of my system to an external HD, and thought all the emails in Mail were saved in the back-up, but apparently I was...
Posted by C-Bear, on Aug 5, 2007 at 12:25 AM, in Applications
Capturing broadcast video on a G5 548 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently purchased a G5 and will be using it to capture broadcast video. Currently I've been doing this on my Alu Powerbook using EyeTV 200, which only allows me to capture in an MPEG 2 format. Can...
Posted by C-Bear, on Feb 4, 2005 at 07:26 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You may also want to look into custom calibrating... 575 Views / 3 Replies  
You may also want to look into custom calibrating your screen if you haven't already (sometimes a screen that looks a little too bright is actually just washed out and in need of color tweaking).
...
Posted by C-Bear, on Dec 2, 2003 at 03:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Al Powerbook Revision 1,893 Views / 21 Replies  
How long have you been waiting thus far?
Posted by C-Bear, on Dec 2, 2003 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Better than doing it through homeowner's... 1,063 Views / 8 Replies  
Better than doing it through homeowner's insurance and having you rates jacked if you file a claim (I've heard some bad stories).
Posted by C-Bear, on Dec 1, 2003 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Working on a flawless from the get-go 1Ghz Alu12"... 3,081 Views / 32 Replies  
Working on a flawless from the get-go 1Ghz Alu12" and lovin' it.
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 29, 2003 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My fearless prediction for SF is that they're... 1,755 Views / 23 Replies  
My fearless prediction for SF is that they're going to release new, non-white spot, working latch, third-party RAM accepting Alu15"s. Just a gut-feeling.

Bet they'll be the toast of the town...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 28, 2003 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Almost forgot: if you install Panther you'll lose... 600 Views / 6 Replies  
Almost forgot: if you install Panther you'll lose iDVD. If this is an app you want, it's no problem, just use the Jaguar restore CD -- there's an install option that allows you to choose to...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 24, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If the Panther disks are arriving just a few days... 600 Views / 6 Replies  
If the Panther disks are arriving just a few days after the Powerbook itself, why not wait before doing any other installations and clean-install Panther fresh and start putting your system together...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 23, 2003 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's pretty much it, but I'll suggest you avoid... 695 Views / 4 Replies  
That's pretty much it, but I'll suggest you avoid 10.2.8 -- too many reports of problems, whereas 10.2.7 runs quite well.

Just a thought if you don't know anyone who can lend you the 10.2.7...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 20, 2003 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Seems as though if this is going to be her... 501 Views / 2 Replies  
Seems as though if this is going to be her computer, she'll want to learn the basics of administering it. Switching processor settings is pretty simple, and opens up the fairly intuitive and easy to...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 20, 2003 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: iChat AV vs. AIM 1,659 Views / 42 Replies  
Perhaps I'm confused, but if you're not an AOL or .Mac user, don't you need to download AIM and set it up in order to have an account for iChat to log in to?
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 20, 2003 at 01:45 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Panther PAINFULLY slow on 450 MP 767 Views / 10 Replies  
Should this too be done after a clean-install of Panther? If so, what is it and why (I'm a recent OS 9 upgrader)?
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 19, 2003 at 03:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Greetings gunbuster, and welcome. Other than the... 954 Views / 10 Replies  
Greetings gunbuster, and welcome. Other than the memory problems, I hope your enjoying your new Powerbook.

Where to buy memory is one of the most common thread subjects here, so you might want to...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 19, 2003 at 03:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes. I was in the same position with 10.3.1... 562 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes. I was in the same position with 10.3.1 preventing me from reinstalling 10.3 (I wanted to go back and clean install). Using my Jaguar restore CD to return to 10.2.7, then clean installing...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 18, 2003 at 03:05 AM, in Mac OS X
Several good reasons to choose the Powerbook over... 968 Views / 13 Replies  
Several good reasons to choose the Powerbook over the iBook (a choice I ultimately made, too, but not easily) have already been posted, so all I'll add is the "cool" factor: these Aluminum Powerbooks...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 16, 2003 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Email recommendations 593 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm tired of AOL, all I use it for anymore is my email address. I need recommendations for email alternatives. I'm on a cable modem, Safari's my browser, and I like the ladies.:p

Lay it on me,...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 14, 2003 at 11:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Recommendations for a custom install of Panther? 429 Views / 4 Replies  
Soon I'll be upgrading from Jaguar to Panther (I've waited a little while to assess the bug issues, and may wait a little more), and I plan to custom install to minimize the amount of unnecessary...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 11, 2003 at 06:21 PM, in Mac OS X
;):thumbsup: 587 Views / 9 Replies  
;):thumbsup:
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 11, 2003 at 03:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's a feature. ;) Seriously, though,... 1,092 Views / 16 Replies  
It's a feature. ;)

Seriously, though, almost everyone seems to report this, but it is minor. Think of it as a good excuse to start regularly placing a small cloth under you PB when using it on...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 10, 2003 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you sure that this is a problem with the base... 412 Views / 1 Replies  
Are you sure that this is a problem with the base station and not the card?

If the card's not seated perfectly in its slot, you'll have reception problems, even kernal panics.

You'll know the...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 10, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm posting this from my one-week-old 12," after... 2,705 Views / 42 Replies  
I'm posting this from my one-week-old 12," after canceling my 15" order.

In the end, I just preferred the compactness + power of the new 12"s. The 15" is a great machine, but actually felt too...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 10, 2003 at 12:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I know.:brick: 519 Views / 4 Replies  
I know.:brick:
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 6, 2003 at 12:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Using a Powerbook Software Install and Restore CD to upgrade a different Mac? 519 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm wondering if this is feasible? I have a new Powerbook 12" that came (of course) with the 10.2.7 Software Install and Restore CD, and an iMac DV+ still running 9.2.2, and I'd like to have the iMac...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 6, 2003 at 01:42 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Different Powerbook HDs: Hitachi, Toshiba and Fujitsu _does it matter which 1,184 Views / 11 Replies  
That's a good link, I've read it before. What I was focusing on (and in reading my original post I realize that I didn't make it clear) is the manufacturers. If we're talking about the standard...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 6, 2003 at 01:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I have been and opinions vary widely since... 600 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, I have been and opinions vary widely since the release of the faulty first 10.2.8 and through the "fixed" second 10.2.8. I was hoping that opinion might be a little more uniform now and that...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 5, 2003 at 09:34 PM, in Mac OS X
On 10.2.7; update to 10.2.8 or wait for Panther? 600 Views / 8 Replies  
Just got my Powerbook 12," which shipped with 10.2.7. I plan on upgrading to Panther a little further down the road when the first-launch bugs are ironed out.

In the meantime, is there a...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 5, 2003 at 09:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Different Powerbook HDs: Hitachi, Toshiba and Fujitsu _does it matter which one? 1,184 Views / 11 Replies  
The OE suppliers of Powerbook hard drives are I believe Hitachi, Fujitsu and Toshiba. Are there any confirmed or just generally accepted beliefs about the relative merits or lack thereof of each...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 5, 2003 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is adware or spyware an issue on a Mac? 781 Views / 12 Replies  
And if the answer is yes, is there recommended software to help combat it?
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 4, 2003 at 05:09 PM, in Applications
Re: Who is it? 618 Views / 7 Replies  
I agree, it's important to share the good stories to help offset the number of bad ones, but since this outfit is offering me something that is directly against their stated policy, I thought I'd...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 4, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Keep the Combo or exchange it for a Superdrive? 618 Views / 7 Replies  
Got my 12" Powerbook and love it, but I ****ed up and didn't realize the bundle I ordered was for a Combo drive model, not the Superdrive I had intended (after months of obsessing, what a ridiculous...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 4, 2003 at 03:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I orginally had a 15" on order from a reseller. ... 3,362 Views / 42 Replies  
I orginally had a 15" on order from a reseller. Several visits to the Apple Store to futz around with the thing and I decided to change my order to the 12." The 15"s a great computer, but I...
Posted by C-Bear, on Nov 3, 2003 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Need help transferring files over an ethernet cable between old and new Powerbooks 403 Views / 2 Replies  
Here's the set-up:

I have a new Powerbook 12" running 10.2.7, and an old Powerbook 2300c (yeah, can you believe it?) with an ethernet equipped mini-Dock running 9.1, and I want to transfer Word...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 31, 2003 at 06:31 PM, in Networking
Yes, I know, I've spent a lot of time in that... 584 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, I know, I've spent a lot of time in that thread it's a wealth of information in general, but not for my specific question, and I'd hoped that I might get more and faster responses this way...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 28, 2003 at 03:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any advice on where to order a Crumpler bag from? 584 Views / 4 Replies  
I've decided on a Crumpler Bag to carry my Powerbook in, but the Crumpler site doesn't sell directly; instead, they offer a list of online resellers. I'm wondering which one (if any) stands out over...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 27, 2003 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
According to several members at another forum who... 493 Views / 2 Replies  
According to several members at another forum who have Panther on their systems and checked the Profiler, yes, 7B85 is the version now for sale.
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 27, 2003 at 02:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some reports coming in that DiskWarrior doesn't... 1,028 Views / 3 Replies  
Some reports coming in that DiskWarrior doesn't work with Panther.
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 27, 2003 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think what jetta_gt is asking about is the... 887 Views / 9 Replies  
I think what jetta_gt is asking about is the notorious "fuzziness" the 14" iBooks' screens are reputed to have compared to their 12" brethren.

Simply (because that's about the only way I can...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 27, 2003 at 02:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm kind of stunned at how badly color-calibrated... 752 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm kind of stunned at how badly color-calibrated Apple allows their LCDs to ship as most of the ones I've seen on the stock setting are really washed out and, well, dead looking.

Here's what...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 27, 2003 at 02:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What kind of details do you think? 1,333 Views / 26 Replies  
What kind of details do you think?
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 24, 2003 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you do a custom calibration, paying particular... 1,171 Views / 17 Replies  
If you do a custom calibration, paying particular attention to the gamma setting and choosing the "uncorrected" or "PC" options, you may notice a distinct improvement in the crispness of the 14" (or...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 24, 2003 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I went and enlightened myself and I owe an... 1,476 Views / 26 Replies  
Well, I went and enlightened myself and I owe an apology to anyone who read the post above.

I stopped by an Applestore today and did a custom claibration of the iBooks and the Powerbooks, leveld...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 24, 2003 at 01:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I've kind of fallen for the Crumpler bags love... 446,862 Views / 1,153 Replies  
I've kind of fallen for the Crumpler bags love the look and the functionality.

I can't decide between the Crisp Suit (biggest), Very Busy Man (big), and Wack-O-Phone (medium). CrumplerUSA...
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 23, 2003 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well written saga I too wait, most impatient ... 1,242 Views / 10 Replies  
Well written saga
I too wait, most impatient
Time, it wounds all heals

:p

;)
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 23, 2003 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: ibook memory and pbook memory 410 Views / 5 Replies  
This is basically why no one, but no one advises ordering memory from Apple.
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 23, 2003 at 02:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe the PB 12" uses DDR266. 410 Views / 5 Replies  
I believe the PB 12" uses DDR266.
Posted by C-Bear, on Oct 23, 2003 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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