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Hardened for me Picking up at midnight Taking... 70,228 Views / 2,832 Replies  
Hardened for me
Picking up at midnight
Taking off of work even though they will probably be playing in the office! (laid back wall st office job)
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:15 PM, in Gaming
I too am in the same boat, i have been... 1,299 Views / 14 Replies  
I too am in the same boat, i have been brainstorming for about 3 days now. i have CS4 Master Collection installed so illustrator will be used for vector works. My only issue that i have is mastering...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:38 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
i almost cried after paying for Maya Autodesk 18,804 Views / 147 Replies  
i almost cried after paying for Maya Autodesk
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Oct 29, 2009 at 07:44 PM, in Applications
To answer the OP, i bought mine in the 5th avenue... 1,378 Views / 27 Replies  
To answer the OP, i bought mine in the 5th avenue Apple Store here in Manhattan.
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bootcamp 1,631 Views / 9 Replies  
What if i want to include my NTFS formatted Bootcamp partition?
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
is there a way to do this with a NAS? I have all... 840 Views / 4 Replies  
is there a way to do this with a NAS? I have all my music and movies stored on a network drive to keep my macbook pro clutter free.
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Sep 6, 2009 at 01:35 AM, in Applications
Thanks Turtle 764 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks Turtle
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: that is one reason i am so glad i got the MAcbook... 1,463 Views / 15 Replies  
that is one reason i am so glad i got the MAcbook Pro right before the new ones, i have a EC memory card read, than when i insert it into the computer, it sits completely flush, then i just click it...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you all for the replies. I have 140GB left... 764 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you all for the replies. I have 140GB left on my Mac partition, and i have an 80GB Win7 partition for bootcamp so im decent on space. It just does not feel as fast as it used to. Or is it just...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jul 23, 2009 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Pro Feeling Bloated 764 Views / 6 Replies  
Ive had my Unibody Macbook Pro since they were released in October/November time frame. Ive since installed a good amount of things, and deleted some things, but for some reason i get this feeling of...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jul 3, 2009 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here is a list of the applications i run the most... 7,676 Views / 28 Replies  
Here is a list of the applications i run the most and would like the most speed from;


Aperture
Capture NX2
Rosetta Stone
VMWare Fusion
Adobe CS4 Master Collection
Maya 2009
Final...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jul 3, 2009 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am going to be purchasing the same EC SSD this... 7,676 Views / 28 Replies  
I am going to be purchasing the same EC SSD this week and havnt fully decided how to set it up yet. i have my mac set up nice and configured the way i want it as far as haxies and serial numbers and...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jul 2, 2009 at 09:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i jailbroke my phone and altered the mobile... 2,236 Views / 21 Replies  
i jailbroke my phone and altered the mobile substrate to allow certain programs to work over 3G including skype, and a few others...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on May 6, 2009 at 09:43 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
sold 692 Views / 4 Replies  
sold
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Mar 30, 2009 at 07:19 PM, in Marketplace
Bump It IS the Slim Aluminum model 692 Views / 4 Replies  
Bump

It IS the Slim Aluminum model
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Mar 25, 2009 at 05:47 PM, in Marketplace
i want to run two monitors side by side but what... 807 Views / 6 Replies  
i want to run two monitors side by side but what set up do i have to use?
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Mar 24, 2009 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS: Apple Wireless Keyboard 692 Views / 4 Replies  
I am selling my wireless keyboard i bought back in January for my Macbook Pro, since i never ever use it! it is like new condition and will sell for 40 plus shipping.
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Mar 23, 2009 at 04:50 PM, in Marketplace
i have been playing it since day one and cant put... 955 Views / 26 Replies  
i have been playing it since day one and cant put the controller down, as a matter of fact, i paused mid game to browse the web on my laptop and posted this, ive unlocked everyone and am now...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Feb 25, 2009 at 06:12 PM, in Gaming
me too hahaha 5,983 Views / 107 Replies  
me too hahaha
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Feb 25, 2009 at 06:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
completely off subject, but Tetenal, your... 846 Views / 16 Replies  
completely off subject, but Tetenal, your signature had me go crazy, i thought my eyes were going nuts, and then i got a headache from eye strain............awsome siggy:thumbsup: lol
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Feb 9, 2009 at 12:01 AM, in Applications
FS: Orange AT&T Blackberry Curve 522 Views / 0 Replies  
Im selling my curve because im back to the iPhone. It is in a custom made "BeckyMae" Orange casing, but i have the original Crimson Red casing as well. General use on the case, no major scratches....
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Feb 6, 2009 at 03:16 PM, in Marketplace
It will not work since the start codes are... 337 Views / 3 Replies  
It will not work since the start codes are different with the unibody series. It has been tried. Nothing will boot the unibody besides the install disk that came with it, or a copy of the drive from...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
remove the case, and keyboard, place the casing... 32,674 Views / 40 Replies  
remove the case, and keyboard, place the casing upside down on a hard flat surface and using a small ball peen hammer lightly tap the convex dent (since its upside down), until both sides are as flat...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
either way it must hurt to get a dent in the... 32,674 Views / 40 Replies  
either way it must hurt to get a dent in the unibody, i still have and use my 1.67Ghz G4, whenever i got a dent in it, i just took the casing apart and nursed it back to health, sometimes with a meat...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 30, 2009 at 07:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
enough extra room for a revolutionary 24 hour... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
enough extra room for a revolutionary 24 hour battery on a single charge with wireless on? i am hoping too:D
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What scared me was not having the disk that came... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
What scared me was not having the disk that came with the computer not being able to boot. But now that i have copies that will work it is a sigh of relief. I still wished that DiskWarrior or Drive...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 29, 2009 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just to clarify, those programs ( Disk Warrior,... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Just to clarify, those programs ( Disk Warrior, Drive Genius, etc ) will all work on said volume, and will work on main volume if run from an external, but will not boot on there own. I dont know if...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 29, 2009 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, apparently with the latest Macbooks/Pros,... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Ok, apparently with the latest Macbooks/Pros, apple changed the start up codes and Nvidia Chipsets(although i have heard it is actually hardware issue and apple just says Nvidia chipset so you dont...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 29, 2009 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ugh, at the apple store right now dealing with... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Ugh, at the apple store right now dealing with the so called "genius" although I feel like I'm schooling him. Will let everyone know what the outcome is, supposedly I'm the first unibody with this...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
just started shipping yet, i dont think anyone... 492 Views / 1 Replies  
just started shipping yet, i dont think anyone has it yet. i had to send apple $10 for them to mail me my copy since i just bought the new mac and it wasnt on it yet
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 28, 2009 at 06:21 PM, in Applications
the SOCOM is a $30 download instead of $50-$60 in... 607 Views / 5 Replies  
the SOCOM is a $30 download instead of $50-$60 in the store.


LBP is a great game, but BEST is different for everyone, although LBP is out of this world, i am in love with MGS4, already beat and...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 28, 2009 at 01:27 PM, in Gaming
I have tried a few different ways with the... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
I have tried a few different ways with the install DVD;
putting it in while on and clicking restart from the disk, entering password
Putting the disk in and selecting it to boot from the preference...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 28, 2009 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the command-option-shift-delete did not work, and... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
the command-option-shift-delete did not work, and i did not try putting the drive into an enclosure since i booted from a firewire disk it was almost the same thing, so in a sense, that part worked....
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 28, 2009 at 03:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the time machine backup is a fresh one, so i dont... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
the time machine backup is a fresh one, so i dont think it will be free of this issue, how do i do an archive install if i cant boot from the install cd
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks to you i got this... ... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Thanks to you i got this...
http://i374.photobucket.com/albums/oo187/Jnolcox/yay-1.jpg

But sadly i still cannot boot from a disk, although i can read and write from/to them. strange
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i have been using the restore disk that came with... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
i have been using the restore disk that came with the MBP, i even tried the install disk from the Macbook, my issue is that it will not boot into any bootable disk and yes it boots regularly, im...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, it is the MBP that is in my Sig, and the... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Yes, it is the MBP that is in my Sig, and the other  in the house is the new Uni Macbook. I will give those two things a shot and i will let you know if the command-option-shift-delete key sequence...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the help Tooki I tried the... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Thanks for the help Tooki
I tried the DiskWarrior disk, no go
Tried the SMC reset, no go
Tried the PRAM reset, no go
Single User Mode, no go
Verbose Mode, no go

Called apple and they have no...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No Verbose or Single User Mode? 452 Views / 1 Replies  
i have been having a problem with my late 2008 MBP, explained here;
MBP will not boot from ANY disk (http://forums.macnn.com/69/mac-notebooks/385897/mbp-will-not-boot-from-disk/)

i tried what...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 02:53 PM, in Mac OS X
heres what i get in Disk Utility Any... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
heres what i get in Disk Utility



Any idea what this means and how to fix it? Disk Utility wont allow me to do a repair
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Forgot to mention that as well. I had a white... 7,371 Views / 71 Replies  
Forgot to mention that as well. I had a white macbook while at technical training in texas, i would go to the library and sit outside about 30-40 yards away and i got great signal, not full bars, but...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 04:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Like said before, i have yet to see net books... 1,198 Views / 23 Replies  
Like said before, i have yet to see net books roaming around, besides the ocasional Eee PC in coffee shops around manhattan.

someone made a great point how the iPhone (&Touch) really are a Net...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 04:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Since 2005 i have bought 3, kept 2, and gave 1... 3,007 Views / 53 Replies  
Since 2005 i have bought 3, kept 2, and gave 1 away.
I am going to turn my 1.67Ghz 15" G4 into a makeshift Apple TV or some other cool project, havnt figured it out yet.
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 04:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes it works fine, i have a Samsung 2253BW at my... 486 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes it works fine, i have a Samsung 2253BW at my place in NYC, works perfectly fine although sometimes coming out of sleep mode or when just going into clamshell mode, ill get 2-3 seconds of "snow"...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 04:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:thumbsup: Brilliant idea, i personally think... 361 Views / 5 Replies  
:thumbsup:
Brilliant idea, i personally think that should be everyone backup regiment, but i doubt everyone has the discipline required to maintain such security, and they will kick themselves in...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 04:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I dont have any real numbers to show you, but i... 7,371 Views / 71 Replies  
I dont have any real numbers to show you, but i do have access to both the TOL (top of the line) white prior to the recent updates, and the TOL aluminum MB out now. Side by side i could HARDLY tell a...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Honestly, no i didnt try that. I thought... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Honestly, no i didnt try that. I thought selecting the disk to boot from was just like the "bless -mount /Volumes/Windows/ -legacy -setBoot" trick that only used the next booting sequence for that...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 03:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the advice Tooki, i will try that as... 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Thanks for the advice Tooki, i will try that as soon as TM finishes. Silly question but do i put the battery back in before holding the power button? And am i removing everything while it is already...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 03:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I dont want to sound stupid, but does this... 2,445 Views / 31 Replies  
I dont want to sound stupid, but does this include the one downloaded directly from apple? I noticed my computer takes a little bit longer to boot up now since installing iwork 09, but i downloaded...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 03:40 AM, in Mac OS X
MBP Will NOT boot from disk! 1,326 Views / 30 Replies  
Here the situation and what i did leading up to it.
I started out by using Drive Genius to clean up my externals and "defragged" them for better performance, exactly what they do for you at the...
Posted by cbrfanatic, on Jan 27, 2009 at 03:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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