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Yeah, and it's killing to wait :( New Mac Pros... 3,759 Views / 66 Replies  
Yeah, and it's killing to wait :(
New Mac Pros and Mac Minis Launching in August - Mac Rumors (http://www.macrumors.com/2011/06/19/new-mac-pros-and-mac-minis-launching-august/)

I hope they'll...
Posted by wei, on Jun 19, 2011 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Finally some news... hopefully it's for real: ... 3,759 Views / 66 Replies  
Finally some news... hopefully it's for real:
Apple server lineup refresh looming | Electronista (http://www.electronista.com/articles/11/06/09/apple.server.lineup.supply.shortage.to.refresh/)
Posted by wei, on Jun 10, 2011 at 02:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Maxing up a new MacPro is just insane. Well, at... 3,759 Views / 66 Replies  
Maxing up a new MacPro is just insane. Well, at lease for me. But knowing your Mac could last more mileage down the road with more RAM to grow won't hurt. But knowing Apple, they might limit that....
Posted by wei, on May 12, 2011 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, there's a reason for the second empty... 3,759 Views / 66 Replies  
Well, there's a reason for the second empty optical bay in the MacPro. If you want BD so badly, what stopping you putting a BD drive in? If you are talking about software support, its not only a...
Posted by wei, on May 12, 2011 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was using 2x CF and soft RAID-0 them,... 11,196 Views / 18 Replies  
I was using 2x CF and soft RAID-0 them, theoretically should get double the performance.
Also check what type of adapter and CF card you have, are they trusted? Some CF doesn't have the real speed...
Posted by wei, on May 5, 2009 at 08:51 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I wish I've done "twice a year". When I moved... 2,146 Views / 3 Replies  
I wish I've done "twice a year". When I moved mine recently to my new house. I have to spend 3 hrs on cleaning it before moving. That involve remove all drive bracket, remove the front twin fan,...
Posted by wei, on Nov 2, 2008 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Maybe next time I will put p0rn instead. ... 481,247 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Maybe next time I will put p0rn instead.

Yeah, those APE have burned power supply. I fixed them & make them powered by USB.
Posted by wei, on Oct 22, 2008 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Here's my new room: ... 481,247 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Here's my new room:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3198/2922712133_60904a4b26_o.jpg

Close up of my main workstation
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3256/2922712145_4d1d00f81e_o.jpg

My spouse's...
Posted by wei, on Oct 21, 2008 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the feedback everyone. Will consider... 2,565 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the feedback everyone. Will consider to place in the battery since it's just sitting on the table now.
Posted by wei, on Oct 6, 2008 at 05:52 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Yeah, got a plan to do so, but by doing that I... 2,565 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, got a plan to do so, but by doing that I need to add a regulator chip on the firewire port to get constant 12V. The unit wasn't really that portable with all the metal & acrylic casing, that's...
Posted by wei, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:39 PM, in Hardware Hacking
iTab (DIY Mac Tablet) 2,565 Views / 5 Replies  
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y23/wei803/diy_cintiq/banner.jpg
Hi all, I would like to share my recent modding project. Which I've merge a Wacom Intuos3 with a MacBook.
...
Posted by wei, on Jul 9, 2008 at 05:02 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Yes you're right, I've found the difference. One... 390 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes you're right, I've found the difference. One is 12.7mm, one is 9.5mm. Thanks!
Posted by wei, on May 10, 2008 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Superdrive mystery 390 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi everyone, been doing some iBook & PowerBook upgrades lately. Found out that the price for the newer MacBook & MacBook Pro superdrive cost 2-4 times more than the iBook & PowerBook. I wonder if...
Posted by wei, on May 10, 2008 at 07:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone have any idea does the PowerBook 12"... 154,879 Views / 253 Replies  
Anyone have any idea does the PowerBook 12" 1.5Ghz suffer the same problem like the iBooks? I'm going to pick up a PowerBook that have video problem (scan lines and scrambled). Wonder if it can be...
Posted by wei, on Apr 29, 2008 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A note to those that considering to upgrade to... 2,951 Views / 49 Replies  
A note to those that considering to upgrade to 8800. I've receive a reminder that the card need 10.5.2, those that's still on tiger will need to upgrade.
Posted by wei, on Apr 27, 2008 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hi there, mine was the older b/g version. I'm... 5,971 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi there, mine was the older b/g version. I'm unsure if this is the same as bridge mode. The pre-801n utility doesn't name it as "extend network range" if I'm not mistaken. But I really doesn't spend...
Posted by wei, on Apr 13, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Here's mine: Sequential 36.66 Uncached... 11,196 Views / 18 Replies  
Here's mine:
Sequential 36.66
Uncached Write 59.99 36.83 MB/sec [4K blocks]
Uncached Write 32.95 18.64 MB/sec [256K blocks]
Uncached Read 20.26 5.93 MB/sec [4K blocks]
Uncached...
Posted by wei, on Apr 1, 2008 at 10:13 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I don't think there's a "lock" (ie something like... 1,592 Views / 5 Replies  
I don't think there's a "lock" (ie something like downclock of the GPU). It's simply limitation of the hardware design of the chip itself.

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 Overview...
Posted by wei, on Mar 31, 2008 at 06:39 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I wonder about that too, there's no way I can... 11,196 Views / 18 Replies  
I wonder about that too, there's no way I can check on the health on the cards (nor how many cycle has been used). We should keep in touch in-case anything happened to our CF drive. We need to know...
Posted by wei, on Mar 29, 2008 at 01:09 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I'm using quickbench... 11,196 Views / 18 Replies  
I'm using quickbench (http://www.speedtools2.com/). I'm not sure is there any difference from the bus speed and design btw clamshell and g4. Have yet to have a chance to get one. Was told the best...
Posted by wei, on Mar 29, 2008 at 01:15 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Nah, the RAID I want is merely strip 2 card into... 11,196 Views / 18 Replies  
Nah, the RAID I want is merely strip 2 card into one drive. I know for this cheap approach I wont get 2x read/write speed, neither the adapter is RAID enable nor I have dual channel to play with....
Posted by wei, on Mar 27, 2008 at 09:25 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Airport Express USB power mod 5,971 Views / 2 Replies  
Details at my site: | ||| | | weistudio 2006 || | ||| | (http://weistudio.com/mac_ape.htm)
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3163/2312189401_8f4f94b225_o.jpg

Since it takes 5V input, it's possible...
Posted by wei, on Mar 27, 2008 at 07:52 AM, in Hardware Hacking
iBook "SSD" + RAID mod 11,196 Views / 18 Replies  
Got my hand on an used iBook recently. After rebuilding it (since some cables, keyboard, airport and other stuff are not in), I decide to try something else with it. Right, putting 2 CF card in it...
Posted by wei, on Mar 27, 2008 at 07:48 AM, in Hardware Hacking
http://thepiratebay.org/tor/4069971/iPhone_SDK_eve... 20,849 Views / 165 Replies  
http://thepiratebay.org/tor/4069971/iPhone_SDK_event

yet to get a direct download.
Posted by wei, on Mar 23, 2008 at 11:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Need to look at the cable to be sure. It does... 154,879 Views / 253 Replies  
Need to look at the cable to be sure. It does looks like a bad cable for me.
Posted by wei, on Feb 26, 2008 at 08:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Since I'm on the same problem, let me update this... 1,433 Views / 1 Replies  
Since I'm on the same problem, let me update this post.

The fuse on F2101 is a FU Link style microfuse, fast acting. 2amp.
Posted by wei, on Feb 21, 2008 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wonder this fix works with iBook G4 1.2Ghz?? ... 154,879 Views / 253 Replies  
I wonder this fix works with iBook G4 1.2Ghz??
Have a friend offering me his iBook. The iBook will boot into bluescreen (after grey spinning circle, before Mac OS X loading) and hang.
Posted by wei, on Jan 25, 2008 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Most of the time my ipod will be on playlist... 2,508 Views / 27 Replies  
Most of the time my ipod will be on playlist before I start my journey. I've modded my cheap cassette player to have a 3.5mm jack in. So I just leave my ipod on the seat or in the tray. Most control...
Posted by wei, on Nov 12, 2007 at 03:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: Can someone tell me what's the actual free space... 5,109 Views / 8 Replies  
Can someone tell me what's the actual free space of a brand new 4GB & 8GB iPhone?
Posted by wei, on Sep 7, 2007 at 06:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Haha, thanks again mduell, now I can resume... 1,675 Views / 20 Replies  
Haha, thanks again mduell, now I can resume dreaming.
Posted by wei, on Aug 30, 2007 at 03:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply. It doesn't matter if it... 1,675 Views / 20 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. It doesn't matter if it wasn't from Apple. As long as it is possible. I believe if there's demand, there will be supplies for it.
Posted by wei, on Aug 29, 2007 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Proc are small matter in my case. Any idea if... 1,675 Views / 20 Replies  
Proc are small matter in my case.
Any idea if we could swap the memory riser card for new memory type support. Let's say DDR3?

Also, I'm curious why 8-cores have different set of upgrade kits:...
Posted by wei, on Aug 29, 2007 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
No one using KVR? :( I really need to know will... 46,652 Views / 210 Replies  
No one using KVR? :(
I really need to know will it work or not...
Posted by wei, on Aug 18, 2007 at 12:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Any more comments? I'm interested on the... 937 Views / 9 Replies  
Any more comments?
I'm interested on the firewave as well. I'm not putting high hope on the unit. But as long as it does better job than the internal output of my macpro I'm happy.
Posted by wei, on Aug 15, 2007 at 05:49 AM, in Gaming
:) My turn to upgrade as well. Spotted a good... 46,652 Views / 210 Replies  
:) My turn to upgrade as well. Spotted a good deal for Kingston KVR667D2D4F5/2G coming in pair, anyone using similar model? Going to add the Maxxsink for this as well. So no issue on the heatsink...
Posted by wei, on Aug 14, 2007 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
all2ofme, nice view from the window! Here's... 481,247 Views / 1,145 Replies  
all2ofme, nice view from the window!

Here's my updates:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y23/wei803/macpro_july.jpg
Posted by wei, on Jul 10, 2007 at 03:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
too bad it doesn't ship out of US. 426 Views / 3 Replies  
too bad it doesn't ship out of US.
Posted by wei, on Jul 3, 2007 at 10:56 PM, in Marketplace
would like to be invited too. thanks! 2,409 Views / 59 Replies  
would like to be invited too.

thanks!
Posted by wei, on Apr 20, 2007 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah.. my bad... I was referring to LCD monitor... 97,424 Views / 2,738 Replies  
Ah.. my bad... I was referring to LCD monitor (those that you use with Mac/PC), not LCD TV.
Posted by wei, on Apr 12, 2007 at 06:02 AM, in Gaming
yup, you wont go wrong with that. as long as you... 934 Views / 11 Replies  
yup, you wont go wrong with that. as long as you don't need to power a ADC display.
I've done ATX convertion on B&W G3 & Sawtooth. All working fine till today.
Posted by wei, on Apr 12, 2007 at 05:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
looking to replace the stock DVD-ROM with a... 1,782 Views / 14 Replies  
looking to replace the stock DVD-ROM with a faster one, in black ofcourse :D that'll be later.
just got my VGA to TV converter. everything now complete. my folks happily watching their show on TV...
Posted by wei, on Apr 10, 2007 at 10:06 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Hi guys, any of you using your Wii with LCD... 97,424 Views / 2,738 Replies  
Hi guys, any of you using your Wii with LCD screen?

Wii -> component -> component converter -> LCD?
Wii -> composite -> vga box -> LCD?

Any feedback will be great, I'm doing research to...
Posted by wei, on Apr 8, 2007 at 09:38 PM, in Gaming
another update from me: ... 481,247 Views / 1,145 Replies  
another update from me:
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y23/wei803/macpro4.jpg
larger screen.
Posted by wei, on Apr 8, 2007 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I really have no idea what does it mean. I... 1,782 Views / 14 Replies  
I really have no idea what does it mean. I haven't seen such thing on all powermac I've use before. Probably it's a replacement board from Apple? :confused:
...
Posted by wei, on Apr 7, 2007 at 09:57 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Not that I don't want a powermac casing. The... 1,782 Views / 14 Replies  
Not that I don't want a powermac casing. The location where I am is hard to find such parts. Beggar can't be a chooser, that's all I can allow for the budget of this project.

Just bought some...
Posted by wei, on Apr 5, 2007 at 10:52 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Noted. Thanks for the advice, very kind of you.... 1,782 Views / 14 Replies  
Noted. Thanks for the advice, very kind of you. They are ESD safe wraper. Will consider to get the ESD strap & mat, but I don't work much on electronic stuff. I'm just a graphic desginer.
Posted by wei, on Mar 28, 2007 at 09:36 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Yes, the original Sawtooth has a 12cm fan blowing... 1,782 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, the original Sawtooth has a 12cm fan blowing directly onto the logicboard. I've placed 2 8cm hi-speed fan instead. Will install temp-monitor and report back later.


lol :D
Posted by wei, on Mar 27, 2007 at 10:43 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The return of Sawtooth II 1,782 Views / 14 Replies  
I sold off my first Sawtooth last year, link to the project (http://forums.macnn.com/73/mac-modification/283432/the-return-of-sawtooth/). Now I left with some parts from the earlier system. Here's...
Posted by wei, on Mar 27, 2007 at 03:18 AM, in Hardware Hacking
lol... now a better reason for older cards to go... 2,713 Views / 33 Replies  
lol... now a better reason for older cards to go for sales??
Posted by wei, on Mar 24, 2007 at 05:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes you could, that will be strictly windows only. 1,082 Views / 10 Replies  
Yes you could, that will be strictly windows only.
Posted by wei, on Mar 24, 2007 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
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