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External HD seeking at rest 336 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a OWC Mercury Elite AL Pro. I've had it for a few weeks and everything has been great. I installed a WD 1.5 TB Cavier Green that used to be in my old Ministack V3 into the Elite.

I decided...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 25, 2010 at 03:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WTB: Sightflex for firewire iSight 428 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm looking for a sightflex to go with my iSight. I live in Vancouver, Canada so hoepfully you'd be willing to ship. I'd also appreciate being directed towards anyone that might still carry this...
Posted by mattcass, on Mar 13, 2009 at 01:24 AM, in Marketplace
It's not just the Mini that you have to pay for... 5,603 Views / 112 Replies  
It's not just the Mini that you have to pay for the remote. It's all of them.
Posted by mattcass, on Mar 8, 2009 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
How will this new Mac mini perform with Aperture?... 5,603 Views / 112 Replies  
How will this new Mac mini perform with Aperture? I've been running a Powerbook G4 for 5 years and I'm dying to use Aperature/Lightroom/iMovie. The G4 simply can't handle them so I never use them.
...
Posted by mattcass, on Mar 8, 2009 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
To be fair to the Mini, I priced out a Dell... 5,603 Views / 112 Replies  
To be fair to the Mini, I priced out a Dell Studio Hybrid (in Canadian dollars).

An equivalent studio hybrid to the $949 Mini is priced at $769. That is a $180 difference. If the Mini's brand new...
Posted by mattcass, on Mar 4, 2009 at 09:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
I agree. Neither the Mini nor iMac are doing much... 5,603 Views / 112 Replies  
I agree. Neither the Mini nor iMac are doing much for me.
Posted by mattcass, on Mar 3, 2009 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I replaced the HD in my Powerbook 1 GHz with a... 1,233 Views / 3 Replies  
I replaced the HD in my Powerbook 1 GHz with a Seagate. No issues aside from the annoying head-parking sound. I solved that with a quick hardware patch. The 5-year warranty is a real selling point -...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had the same issue. Backlight just stopped... 6,691 Views / 13 Replies  
I had the same issue. Backlight just stopped working for no apparent reason. Although, there were signs of logic board issues prior to the lamp failing.

This is what I did:

1) Took apart iBook....
Posted by mattcass, on Jun 21, 2008 at 02:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Used 10.4 Discs 393 Views / 1 Replies  
My G4 Powerbook is running 10.4.11. I cloned by HD onto a new HD, and there have been some minor issues since then (computer won't go into timed sleep, won't wake from sleep if battery dies and is...
Posted by mattcass, on May 8, 2008 at 04:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Bishop is spot on. It's going to be a big, big... 475 Views / 13 Replies  
Bishop is spot on. It's going to be a big, big hassle. For me it was a HUGE hassle dealing with the iBook that never even got fixed. The only consolation was that I knew I did everything I could to...
Posted by mattcass, on Apr 15, 2008 at 01:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just went through the whole screen/inverter... 475 Views / 13 Replies  
I just went through the whole screen/inverter hassle with an iBook G4.

I paid a shop to diagnose the problem. They tested the inverter board with a working board and it did not solve the problem....
Posted by mattcass, on Apr 14, 2008 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook + Wired-PC + Linksys = Issues? 384 Views / 1 Replies  
My girlfriend has a linksys wireless B router. She uses a Macbook with wireless. Her roommate has a PC connected to the router via Ethernet. For a year or more now, everything has worked properly.
...
Posted by mattcass, on Mar 2, 2008 at 10:44 PM, in Networking
My external monitor is returned to my brother, my... 1,270 Views / 12 Replies  
My external monitor is returned to my brother, my headphones are plugged into the left of the Powerbook, aaaaaaaand no more interference from the headphone cord!
Posted by mattcass, on Mar 2, 2008 at 01:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well the cord for the headphones I use is 4 feet... 1,270 Views / 12 Replies  
Well the cord for the headphones I use is 4 feet long, and it isn't long enough to avoid the keyboard. Looks like I'll be buying an extension when I pick up my iMac...
Posted by mattcass, on Feb 18, 2008 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac Design Flaw 1,270 Views / 12 Replies  
This just occurred to me, somewhat randomly.

My brother is away so I borrowed his monitor to use with my Powerbook. I put my Powerbook to the right of the monitor. I'm using headphones and...
Posted by mattcass, on Feb 16, 2008 at 02:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm using my circa 2003 1 GHz Powerbook 15" for... 5,339 Views / 76 Replies  
I'm using my circa 2003 1 GHz Powerbook 15" for everything! If I wasn't looking to do RAW image processing for photography, I'd have no reason to think about upgrading.

I've slowly spent a bit of...
Posted by mattcass, on Feb 10, 2008 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook Logic Board Failure, or is it? 1,634 Views / 0 Replies  
Got a call from my mom about her 12" iBook 1.2 GHz running 10.4.X.

She started up her iBook and the fan immediately started spinning at full tilt. It stopped but the computer would not start up....
Posted by mattcass, on Jan 21, 2008 at 12:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So my hard drive upgrades are complete. Thanks... 1,365 Views / 16 Replies  
So my hard drive upgrades are complete. Thanks for everyone's advice!

What I decided to do first was buy an external drive. I bought an overly-expensive 120 GB G-Tech drive that I'm now sort of...
Posted by mattcass, on Jan 12, 2008 at 03:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Chuck, I'll give it a shot. 796 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks Chuck, I'll give it a shot.
Posted by mattcass, on Jan 4, 2008 at 01:12 AM, in Mac OS X
Target DIsk Mode with a blank HD 796 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm about to install a new HD in my Powerbook. For various reasons, I want to use my Powerbook in target disk mode to clone data to the new drive.

Once the new drive is installed and I want to...
Posted by mattcass, on Jan 3, 2008 at 02:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Battery Charge Monitoring Wacky 310 Views / 1 Replies  
Powerbook G4 1 GHz / 4 years old / Tiger

I calibrated my battery by draining it completely until the computer slept, letting it sleep for about 10 hours, then charged it to full while using it.
...
Posted by mattcass, on Dec 5, 2007 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good to hear! We have the same computer. Although... 21,541 Views / 73 Replies  
Good to hear! We have the same computer. Although I'm still hesitant. I worry when my computer is only 133 MHz above the minimum requirements...

Have you tried all the features? The...
Posted by mattcass, on Oct 27, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Looking at the installation instructions on... 1,365 Views / 16 Replies  
Looking at the installation instructions on ifixit.com, I'm kinda on the fence. I've always had a knack for taking apart stuff and fixing it but my computer is rather valuable to me. However...
Posted by mattcass, on Aug 16, 2007 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Check your battery. Is it bulging? My friend's... 497 Views / 7 Replies  
Check your battery. Is it bulging? My friend's 17" MBP battery was also dying at around 30%. There was a definite bulge in the battery. Not as bad as the link below, but still a bulge.

MacBook Pro...
Posted by mattcass, on Aug 14, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Hard Drive: Is it worth it? 1,365 Views / 16 Replies  
Brands, speed, and battery life aside, I'm thinking about buying a larger, faster hard drive for my Powerbook. It's a nearly 4-year old Powerbook 1 GHz that has delivered trouble free use its entire...
Posted by mattcass, on Aug 14, 2007 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is the new screen LED or still fluorescent? 16,410 Views / 302 Replies  
Is the new screen LED or still fluorescent?
Posted by mattcass, on Aug 7, 2007 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Having an old theme is okay, but do you have to... 420 Views / 2 Replies  
Having an old theme is okay, but do you have to use iWeb? The website i want the slideshow on is already set up. I'd like a simple link to open the slideshow in a new window, with all data needed for...
Posted by mattcass, on Dec 14, 2006 at 12:34 AM, in Applications
iPhoto slideshow online with no .Mac? 420 Views / 2 Replies  
The online slideshow's you can make with iPhoto are pretty neat, and I'd like to put one up on a website. I don't have a .Mac account though. Can I publish an iPhoto slideshow to a general website?...
Posted by mattcass, on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:13 PM, in Applications
FIXED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
FIXED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Big thanks to Nai no Kami for walking be through everything via MSN. Too bad we missed the whole mount -uw / thing. Oh well, all is better now and...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 05:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Okay so these settings have been restored,... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
Okay so these settings have been restored, thanks. BUt I tried to delete the files the way Nai no Kami described (in single user mode) and it won't let me. It says they are read-only and cannot be...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 05:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Yep I still can, and I already tried your... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
Yep I still can, and I already tried your instructions but I cant see that they've worked!!. Now I get stuck even earlier in the OS X load. I cant even see the dock anymore. Set-up asssistant starts...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 03:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks a lot for this effort, it's really... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks a lot for this effort, it's really appreciated.

Unfortunately I've run into a new problem! Upon entering (or, attempting to enter) the code ChuckIt gave me and entering exit, OS X tried to...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Just to clarify, am I to hit enter between those... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
Just to clarify, am I to hit enter between those lines or do them all at once? I've been hitting enter....

I started with:

localhost:/ root#

I entered:

localhost:/ root# cd /var/db
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:22 PM, in Mac OS X
First line of this code works, second does not.... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
First line of this code works, second does not. I'm running 10.3.9 if that matters....
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Holding shift down while booting up to get to... 828 Views / 15 Replies  
Holding shift down while booting up to get to safe mode does nothing. I run into the exact same problems as before.

I started up from the install disk and ran disk utility. The repair disk...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 01:45 PM, in Mac OS X
OS X having big problems 828 Views / 15 Replies  
Last night I was trying to find out how to burn an avi file to a CD. I googled a few things and came across this site:

Mireth Technology: The Right Software for the Job (http://www.mireth.com)
...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 21, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Omni did a great job helping me track down the... 515 Views / 4 Replies  
Omni did a great job helping me track down the GarageBand and iDVD files. Delocalizer cleared up about 1.6 GB, but I was hesitant to check to remove all the languages it gave me. The languages that...
Posted by mattcass, on Oct 7, 2006 at 12:22 AM, in Applications
Need Harddrive Space - Clearing out Applications 515 Views / 4 Replies  
My hard drive topped up tonight, all 55 GB of it. Anyway I did some searching and found that despite removing GarageBand from my computer ages ago, all the loop and sound effect files were still...
Posted by mattcass, on Oct 4, 2006 at 12:38 AM, in Applications
I'm in the same boat as you wednesday. My 1GHz... 584 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm in the same boat as you wednesday. My 1GHz Powerbook 768 MB RAM is finally starting to show it's age. I'm currently working on a large document in Pages and nearly every single click or letter...
Posted by mattcass, on Aug 1, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This exact same problem happened to me. i850 and... 581 Views / 1 Replies  
This exact same problem happened to me. i850 and no black. Pictures came out all yellow. Why the printer must use yellow when printing black and white I dont know (maybe to use up all those expense...
Posted by mattcass, on Jan 12, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Problem 100% solved. The internet flies! Thanks a... 875 Views / 9 Replies  
Problem 100% solved. The internet flies! Thanks a lot. No more switching back and forth to download torrents!
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 15, 2005 at 12:26 AM, in Networking
Azureus doesnt have to be on for the internet to... 875 Views / 9 Replies  
Azureus doesnt have to be on for the internet to go slow. It does it all the time.

As for DCHP I'm not too sure about all that stuff. I dont understand it, sorry.

I'll just post up the info in...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 13, 2005 at 03:37 PM, in Networking
Yeah I'm going to bump this one because its still... 875 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah I'm going to bump this one because its still slow when I turn off the ip address distribution!

It's not the downloads that are slow (Azureus still downloads fast, same with files from school,...
Posted by mattcass, on Nov 12, 2005 at 11:03 PM, in Networking
If I upgrade RAM I'm going for OEM Samsung/Apple... 517 Views / 5 Replies  
If I upgrade RAM I'm going for OEM Samsung/Apple stuff only. I've read about the issues on here before. I'd rather spend the right amount of cash and get the real stuff rather than the junk no name...
Posted by mattcass, on Sep 24, 2005 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What to do, what to do... 517 Views / 5 Replies  
So guys I'm kinda torn. I know this must come up on this forum a lot so either read on or dont!

I've got a Powerbook G4 1 GHz bought 2 years ago, upgraded to 768 MB RAM. This thing is great as all...
Posted by mattcass, on Sep 23, 2005 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just found it in the downloads. OSS 3D ... 384 Views / 3 Replies  
I just found it in the downloads.

OSS 3D

http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/ipod_itunes/oss3d.html

Looks like it has an installer/unistaller. I'll reinstall and uninstall properly. I...
Posted by mattcass, on Aug 31, 2005 at 12:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Removing removed applications (that's right) 384 Views / 3 Replies  
About two weeks ago I downloaded and installed this EQ program that worked with iTunes. Upon installing it I had to find some audio option in System Preferences for it to work properly. I couldnt...
Posted by mattcass, on Aug 31, 2005 at 12:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Why does Adobe Reader 6.0 print SO slow 314 Views / 0 Replies  
Nevermind! Adobe solved the problem with 7.0.1 thank god. :)
Posted by mattcass, on Jun 26, 2005 at 09:05 PM, in Applications
Green faces on Azureus arent a problem. Turning... 875 Views / 9 Replies  
Green faces on Azureus arent a problem. Turning off the distribute IP address function saw to that (I just forwarded the ports via the Linksys). I'm going to try moving the base station. I moved my...
Posted by mattcass, on Jun 6, 2005 at 01:57 AM, in Networking
AEBS: No distribution of IP address = slow internet? 875 Views / 9 Replies  
So I turned off the "Distribute IP Address" option on my Airport Extreme base station so I could properly download with Azureus (I have a 4-port Linksys router as well). Now my internet is...
Posted by mattcass, on Jun 5, 2005 at 01:58 PM, in Networking
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