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Uhh which one? 1,742 Views / 20 Replies  
Uhh which one?
Posted by zerostar, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess most people are recommending the OWC... 5,333 Views / 24 Replies  
I guess most people are recommending the OWC Series of SSD for Mac Users... Like 99% seem to love them and they have a great reputation so-far. I had a terrible OWC buying experience years ago, but...
Posted by zerostar, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would agree! I did the $98 G-Skill 8GB Set from... 5,333 Views / 24 Replies  
I would agree! I did the $98 G-Skill 8GB Set from Newegg.com and an Intel X-25M 80GB SSD (I had it from my iMac upgrade)
Very very :D now.
Posted by zerostar, on Dec 21, 2010 at 04:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I recommend the Patriot XT. Very fast drive and... 685 Views / 2 Replies  
I recommend the Patriot XT. Very fast drive and have had several versions over the years all going strong. Only downside is I have lost the cap a few times (they sent me a couple for free when I...
Posted by zerostar, on Nov 1, 2010 at 06:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I tried running 10.5 on a 1.5GHz G4 Powerbook... 2,093 Views / 11 Replies  
I tried running 10.5 on a 1.5GHz G4 Powerbook with 1.5GB Ram and it was VERY VERY slow. I went back to 10.4 and while it wasn't "blazing" it was much better and I use it almost daily on the couch......
Posted by zerostar, on May 6, 2010 at 12:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks I will have them do that and see. 944 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks I will have them do that and see.
Posted by zerostar, on Mar 8, 2010 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
2-3 Months? They have been saying that for 2... 1,855 Views / 16 Replies  
2-3 Months? They have been saying that for 2 years now.. Believe me I get 3 or 4 HD channels right now because I'm waiting for my HD DirecTiVo



You get it thru DirecTV



Yes, several.
Posted by zerostar, on Mar 5, 2010 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Kernel Panic Help? 944 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone able to see a problem with this Panic? I have a G5 PowerMac Tower that is having some problems randomly sleeping, got this panic and was hoping for a hint?

Interval Since Last Panic Report:...
Posted by zerostar, on Mar 3, 2010 at 11:06 AM, in Mac OS X
I wanted to thank you for doing all this, I am... 30,881 Views / 24 Replies  
I wanted to thank you for doing all this, I am running a 1.5TB WD Caviar Black internal in my iMac (and scoring around 100 in XBench, Like 96MB Read / 100MB Write) I have a few more TB externally (on...
Posted by zerostar, on Feb 23, 2010 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well that sounds good, but 90% of the time I use... 587 Views / 2 Replies  
Well that sounds good, but 90% of the time I use it as a lap-top so hooking that up and a pair of powered speakers is not really a possibility :( I need like a pc-card with a built in speaker HAHA
Posted by zerostar, on Feb 1, 2010 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
WTB: Broken Powerbook G4 for my wife.... 988 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone have a broken Powerbook G4? Mine is an aluminum 1.5GHz 15". The sound died on it and I would like to buy one the sound does/should work and try to get mine working.

If you do let me know,...
Posted by zerostar, on Jan 30, 2010 at 01:31 AM, in Marketplace
Powerbook Audio... 587 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a Powerbook G4 1.5GHz with no audio. I replaced the power/usb board but still nothing at all :( What else can I try besides replacing the whole motherboard?
Posted by zerostar, on Jan 30, 2010 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow a lot of people beating Magellan up... I... 5,181 Views / 75 Replies  
Wow a lot of people beating Magellan up... I think its good if they are answering questions and getting involved.

I am surprised MacNN is still a viable message board, it seems like there is...
Posted by zerostar, on Dec 21, 2009 at 05:38 PM, in iPhone Apps
Played my first few rounds of MW2.... so far it's... 72,376 Views / 2,832 Replies  
Played my first few rounds of MW2.... so far it's GREAT. On the PS3 here... not sure if anyone else is around these parts ;)
Posted by zerostar, on Nov 10, 2009 at 11:03 PM, in Gaming
What is "Hideously Expensive"? because you can... 4,421 Views / 8 Replies  
What is "Hideously Expensive"? because you can fins Leap's (my preferred) or Aeron chairs that are like brand new for under $500 a lot of times... Just need to get the right size for your body and...
Posted by zerostar, on Oct 9, 2009 at 08:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
DON'T HOPE. Talk to her about it and things will... 2,408 Views / 80 Replies  
DON'T HOPE. Talk to her about it and things will progress much better for you.
Posted by zerostar, on Sep 30, 2009 at 01:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That would be a hilarious situation! But I would... 1,259 Views / 6 Replies  
That would be a hilarious situation! But I would feel bad :(
Posted by zerostar, on Sep 20, 2009 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'd say a resounding YES for most people. The... 1,819 Views / 56 Replies  
I'd say a resounding YES for most people. The only "maybe" is if some software you rely on is not compatible...

At work we do heavy image and video editing, with many SMB/APF shares as well as...
Posted by zerostar, on Sep 6, 2009 at 01:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Well this is considered short notice... what to... 1,234 Views / 47 Replies  
Well this is considered short notice... what to wear...
Posted by zerostar, on Sep 4, 2009 at 07:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
click and hold on the bottom left "resize area"... 322 Views / 2 Replies  
click and hold on the bottom left "resize area" of the mail window, then drag it to the size you want...

Click and drag here:
http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/7181/screenshot20090829at104.png
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 29, 2009 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
I have a Xante CL30 and had to use IP printing... 5,598 Views / 36 Replies  
I have a Xante CL30 and had to use IP printing mode and manually select the CL30 ppd... but its working just fine now!
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeash sorry, I have never had to plug them... 996 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeash sorry, I have never had to plug them directly in the iMac, but that solved it! sorry and thanks! Sooo glad they are back :)
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:03 PM, in Mac OS X
USB Soundsticks dead on 10.6? 996 Views / 3 Replies  
Soundsticks USB Version are not working with 10.6 :( Anyone else having this issue? What can we do to fix it?
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 28, 2009 at 08:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh bummer... 1,080 Views / 7 Replies  
Oh bummer...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 27, 2009 at 03:09 PM, in Mac OS X
OH MY GOODNESS!!! SNOW KITTY!!! It's real and its... 1,080 Views / 7 Replies  
OH MY GOODNESS!!! SNOW KITTY!!! It's real and its coming. Suprise everyone!
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 27, 2009 at 03:01 PM, in Mac OS X
My iMac is on the list but it won't get into 64... 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
My iMac is on the list but it won't get into 64 bit mode :( I even tried yelling at it!
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 27, 2009 at 11:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Lots of people were spouting nonsense as fact,... 1,693 Views / 35 Replies  
Lots of people were spouting nonsense as fact, its easy to get caught up... I'm glad they were proven wrong on both the 10A432 and the Leopard Required.
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 26, 2009 at 05:30 PM, in Mac OS X
We will know friday (if not sooner) :) 5,897 Views / 27 Replies  
We will know friday (if not sooner) :)
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 24, 2009 at 02:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Rumor where? Been following and don't see that... 5,897 Views / 27 Replies  
Rumor where? Been following and don't see that anywhere... be surprised too as 10.6 has been on disk for a few days now...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 23, 2009 at 08:39 PM, in Mac OS X
I checked this and yes 64bit EFI... hence the... 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
I checked this and yes 64bit EFI... hence the question what could be stopping it....

ioreg -l -p IODeviceTree | grep firmware-abi
imac:~ nzme$ ioreg -l -p IODeviceTree | grep firmware-abi
|...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 23, 2009 at 07:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Why can't my iMac C2D boot in 64 bit? I tried 6+4... 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
Why can't my iMac C2D boot in 64 bit? I tried 6+4 (and 4+6) as well as editing the booty file, but no love... what gives?
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 22, 2009 at 02:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Caviar Black is my choice.... But I'd get the 1TB... 534 Views / 4 Replies  
Caviar Black is my choice.... But I'd get the 1TB since your opening the iMac up and all.... for $30 the platters are denser and thus quicker.

Second would be the 7200.12 but only the 500GB since...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 20, 2009 at 06:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
NO update has been this "snappy" for me.... 11,732 Views / 207 Replies  
NO update has been this "snappy" for me. Everything is instant and I am just on a 2.8GHz iMac... my HD2600 isn't even OpenCL supported either AFAIK.

The finder is instant, even cover flow is...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 20, 2009 at 06:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Maybe that is why they replaced my logical... 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
Maybe that is why they replaced my logical Eyebook board 2 times? dang-it!
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 19, 2009 at 03:07 PM, in Mac OS X
LOL sorry guys ;) SL does run on my iMac 24"... 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
LOL sorry guys ;)

SL does run on my iMac 24" C2D, but NOT in 64 bit kernel, not even forced... is that because the HD2600 driver is 32 bit?

Either way it has been a huge performance boost in...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 19, 2009 at 03:04 PM, in Mac OS X
yes I need this too, how about my iBook? 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
yes I need this too, how about my iBook?
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 19, 2009 at 02:54 PM, in Mac OS X
huh? well why do they say its only 32bytes not... 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
huh? well why do they say its only 32bytes not 64bite? I want the full bites on my snowy leopard MAC!!!
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 19, 2009 at 02:53 PM, in Mac OS X
I thought this was "true 64bytes technolodgy"? ... 12,793 Views / 151 Replies  
I thought this was "true 64bytes technolodgy"?

what happened and why did they change it? Should I stick with 10.1.2? I was really hoping to upgrade my iBook :( Damnit MAC always charging for the...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 19, 2009 at 12:56 PM, in Mac OS X
This has happened to me several times on several... 437 Views / 7 Replies  
This has happened to me several times on several Mac with updates or fresh installs of 10.5.... if you are moving to 10.6 I'd ignore it since they fixed it there... if not, you can do this...
...
Posted by zerostar, on Aug 14, 2009 at 04:30 PM, in Mac OS X
You betcha'! 696 Views / 13 Replies  
You betcha'!
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 22, 2009 at 02:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Totally agree with you ort... 1,385 Views / 10 Replies  
Totally agree with you ort...
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 21, 2009 at 01:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Some of that is "over the top" which I guess can... 1,194 Views / 35 Replies  
Some of that is "over the top" which I guess can make it funny and/or amusing.

But some of that is oh mu gosh!! think of the children!!! its just ridiculous culture that is full of shame.

3...
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
if you want 500GB I would vote for this drive....... 941 Views / 3 Replies  
if you want 500GB I would vote for this drive....
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives...
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 13, 2009 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Happened to a friends dome iMac as well.. I... 696 Views / 13 Replies  
Happened to a friends dome iMac as well.. I changed his drive (it's not too hard and will be better than the external)

Sounds like RAM, if its cheap enough dump the chip and put a new one/set in...
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 11, 2009 at 04:28 PM, in Mac OS X
I recommend DELL. Thats is who we use, we have... 1,644 Views / 91 Replies  
I recommend DELL. Thats is who we use, we have ONE contact. On-site repairs within 2-hours (in most cases) and a discount that can't be beat. I have had a few drives die and they have sent them...
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 9, 2009 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Why don't you be straight up with her. Admit you... 7,407 Views / 198 Replies  
Why don't you be straight up with her. Admit you ****ed up, you were wayyy wrong and you are sorry for it. Tell her you can change and you see your faults, you know you aren't perfect and don't ever...
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 9, 2009 at 07:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You just need to mount it in reverse, will double... 2,030 Views / 51 Replies  
You just need to mount it in reverse, will double the Honda's power as a benefit!
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 2, 2009 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Anything left? I'd like a powerjolt.... (works... 1,765 Views / 45 Replies  
Anything left? I'd like a powerjolt.... (works with 3G iPhone??)
and a 15" powebook pad..
Posted by zerostar, on Jul 2, 2009 at 12:41 PM, in Marketplace
On less Bud sounds like they are doing you a... 1,081 Views / 38 Replies  
On less Bud sounds like they are doing you a favor.... :p

So um anyway... what is your album/band I'd like to "look them up" to check it out!
Posted by zerostar, on Jun 30, 2009 at 11:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
While you're in there, throw in a 500 or 1TB (or... 3,511 Views / 10 Replies  
While you're in there, throw in a 500 or 1TB (or 2TB soon!) Western Digital Black Hard Drive, that has been a sweet upgrade on my iMac (I went with the 1TB since it was on sale at Newegg) My 1st HD...
Posted by zerostar, on Jun 27, 2009 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
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