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Nah, just wishful thinking, I keep putting it off... 11,801 Views / 28 Replies  
Nah, just wishful thinking, I keep putting it off and my machine is getting more and more customized :)
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 24, 2006 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ya, its brand new. Do I need to backup my hard... 11,801 Views / 28 Replies  
Ya, its brand new. Do I need to backup my hard drive, etc? I assume they wont let me swap hard drives out...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 22, 2006 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Does it matter that I bought it from... 11,801 Views / 28 Replies  
Does it matter that I bought it from MacConnection, not the Apple store? Here is there statement, I guess the Apple Store is my best bet:

Due to restrictions placed upon us by the manufacturers,...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 20, 2006 at 08:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No remorse, just a dead pixel :) 11,801 Views / 28 Replies  
No remorse, just a dead pixel :)
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 19, 2006 at 09:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New MacBook Pro, dead pixel 11,801 Views / 28 Replies  
I booted up my new MacBook Pro with excitement, soon to be dampened by the dead black pixel nearly in the center of the LCD. My luck, as usual, stinks.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 19, 2006 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nice, but does it only work with Firewire? Dont... 380 Views / 4 Replies  
Nice, but does it only work with Firewire? Dont have a cable, but I do have a USB cable...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 19, 2006 at 11:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Moving to my new mac? 380 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi, I am getting my new MacBook Pro today, and I need to move everything over from my Mini. Is there a streamlined, or automated way to do this?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 19, 2006 at 11:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Laptop coolers/stands? 518 Views / 3 Replies  
Can anyone recommend a cooler/stand that can be used with a 15" MacBook Pro on the desk as well as on your lap to keep the hot metal away from the skin and the desktop?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 16, 2006 at 09:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just ordered one with a glossy screen, will let... 2,932 Views / 37 Replies  
Just ordered one with a glossy screen, will let you know how I like it :D
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 14, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone happy with MBP 15" screen? 2,932 Views / 37 Replies  
I was about to order a refurbished MBP today till I ran across all the screen complaints. Are the screen issues pretty wide spread? Any better luck with glossy than matte?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 13, 2006 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, saw that, the original rebate didnt state... 963 Views / 7 Replies  
Yep, saw that, the original rebate didnt state that and the sales person sure didnt tell us that, thats my point...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jul 28, 2006 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ya, I was told it was ok as long as I got the... 963 Views / 7 Replies  
Ya, I was told it was ok as long as I got the monitor too (which of coures, I was gonna do anyway). Thanks, I will take a trip out to the store and see what happens.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jul 28, 2006 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mini + Major in Mac = DENIDED 963 Views / 7 Replies  
I went to the Apple store about a month ago with my wife, who is a teaching assistant and gets the educational discount. I was trying to decide which model to get, and I finally settled on the Mini...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jul 28, 2006 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, I will opt for the faster ram then. 403 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks, I will opt for the faster ram then.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jun 29, 2006 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is this ram compatible with the Intel Mini? 403 Views / 2 Replies  
Circuit City has RAM on sale...

512MB RAM (http://www.circuitcity.com/ccd/productDetail.do?oid=131001&cm_keycode=85)
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jun 29, 2006 at 08:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Can the Intel iMac dual boot? 710 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know if the new Intel iMac can dual book Windows XP and OS X off the same hard drive using different partitions?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 10, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Great looking site! 800 Views / 4 Replies  
Great looking site!
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 18, 2005 at 11:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Price Check: PowerBook G4 1ghz 12" 404 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I am getting ready to sell my PowerBook, here are the specs:

PowerBook G4 1Ghz 12"
768MB RAM
40GB Hard Drive
Combo DVD/CD-RW Drive
Airport Extreme Card
All original cables,...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jul 11, 2004 at 02:43 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks VNC worked easily, I will look at the... 498 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks VNC worked easily, I will look at the other option too.

Thanks again!
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 16, 2004 at 03:41 PM, in Applications
Control a mac from a pc? 498 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi, I have a PC and a Mac on my network. Is there software to let me control the mac via my pc, like I can control my pc via my mac using remote desktop?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 16, 2004 at 11:16 AM, in Applications
Thanks! 1,067 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks!
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 10, 2004 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just put it on ebay, starts at 500, buy it now... 455 Views / 4 Replies  
I just put it on ebay, starts at 500, buy it now 650.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2779561583&ssPageName=ADME:B:LC:US:1
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 9, 2004 at 11:01 AM, in Marketplace
so I guess just the external mouse and keyboard... 1,067 Views / 6 Replies  
so I guess just the external mouse and keyboard can wake it up closed?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 9, 2004 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Disable the PowerBook display? 1,067 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi, I am running connected to an external display. I want to turn off the laptop screen and just use the external, can I do this? Its a 12" 1Ghz PB by the way.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 9, 2004 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It includes only the Cube, the powersupply, and a... 455 Views / 4 Replies  
It includes only the Cube, the powersupply, and a copy of the hardware test cd.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 8, 2004 at 11:12 AM, in Marketplace
Cube, whats it worth? 455 Views / 4 Replies  
I am sorry if this is the wrong place to post this, but I am looking for input on a price for my cube, here is a webpage with the details, thanks.

http://home.nc.rr.com/acota/Arn/ForSale/cube.html
Posted by BigCanoe, on Jan 7, 2004 at 09:33 AM, in Marketplace
It works! I did a search on the internet, and I... 937 Views / 10 Replies  
It works! I did a search on the internet, and I found the solution. Under the wireless settings I needed to set the TXT RATE to 1-2 MB...that was it, I would never have figured it out. Thanks for...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 24, 2003 at 05:44 PM, in Mac OS X
Could it be because my machine has Airport... 937 Views / 10 Replies  
Could it be because my machine has Airport Extreme (802.11g) and my router supports 802.11b?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 24, 2003 at 01:43 PM, in Mac OS X
More information... There is another network... 937 Views / 10 Replies  
More information...

There is another network in my neighborhood named Linksys, and I connected to it from my laptop, and it works fine. So that leads me to believe its my router settings?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 24, 2003 at 01:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Thats very kind of you, I will look for you later! 937 Views / 10 Replies  
Thats very kind of you, I will look for you later!
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 24, 2003 at 12:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Ok, when I try and ping the router I get HOST NOT... 937 Views / 10 Replies  
Ok, when I try and ping the router I get HOST NOT FOUND or nothing, it just sits there. I cannot access the router via 192.168.1.1 in Safari either. The signal strength is strong, full bars so its...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 24, 2003 at 11:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Problems with Linksys? 937 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi, I just got a PowerBook 12" 1GHZ with Airport Extreme. I am trying to hook it up to my wireless network at home. I have one PC on the network wireless already.

When I try and view pages,...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 24, 2003 at 10:29 AM, in Mac OS X
What do you mean library, I am pretty clueless... 1,689 Views / 13 Replies  
What do you mean library, I am pretty clueless heh.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 22, 2003 at 11:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Moving to a new PowerBook 1,689 Views / 13 Replies  
I need some tips on how to move my mail, calendar, contacts, itunes, etc to my new machine, anyone have some pointers?

Thanks!
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 22, 2003 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nope everything looks fine, I guess it was just... 1,162 Views / 15 Replies  
Nope everything looks fine, I guess it was just inside another container or someting.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 22, 2003 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Its here!!! It survived the inferno and the cold... 1,162 Views / 15 Replies  
Its here!!! It survived the inferno and the cold to make it here, only a few days late, and unscathed. The airport extreme card is still mia, but I can live with that :)
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 22, 2003 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have hope again!!! Dec 21, 2003 6:34 pm ... 1,162 Views / 15 Replies  
I have hope again!!!

Dec 21, 2003 6:34 pm
Left FedEx Sort Facility_
MEMPHIS TN

Left for return to Apple, left for the scrap heap? That I don't know...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 21, 2003 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Woo...thanks for keeping me updated!! 1,162 Views / 15 Replies  
Woo...thanks for keeping me updated!!
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 20, 2003 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They are being pretty vague and non-commital so... 1,162 Views / 15 Replies  
They are being pretty vague and non-commital so far on the condition of the packages. So, time will tell.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 20, 2003 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Amazing ain't it? Ya, I am hoping its still in... 1,162 Views / 15 Replies  
Amazing ain't it? Ya, I am hoping its still in one piece, then I COULD get it next week :)
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 20, 2003 at 01:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My powerbook up in flames? 1,162 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, I finally got up the nerve and ordered a refurbished 12" 1ghz PowerBook from Apple. It shipped on Wednesday and was supposed to be here today...Well, turns out my package was on the FedEx...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 19, 2003 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a perfectly capable PC desktop already, i... 703 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a perfectly capable PC desktop already, i am looking for a mac, and I want that mac to be able to play some games, nothing intense...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 17, 2003 at 02:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks 703 Views / 11 Replies  
I already have a desktop PC, so I am looking for a laptop. Thanks for your input though. I was wondering if the ATI video card is faster than the Nvidea one...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 16, 2003 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook or PowerBook, better gaming machine? 703 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi,

Which would be a better gaming machine, the 800mhz G4 iBook or the 1ghz 12" PowerBook? I fully expect the PowerBook to be better, but how much better? I also assume both machines would be...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 16, 2003 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook or PowerBook, better gaming machine? 636 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

Which would be a better gaming machine, the 800mhz G4 iBook or the 1ghz 12" PowerBook? I fully expect the PowerBook to be better, but how much better? I also assume both machines would be...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Dec 16, 2003 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! The price difference seems to be about... 1,461 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks! The price difference seems to be about 50%, so I wanted to make sure it was worth it, vs. just getting a single, and spending the extra money on some other upgrade.
Posted by BigCanoe, on Aug 14, 2003 at 10:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
How significant is dual cpu? 1,461 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi,

I am looking at a single cpu 500 vs. a dual cpu 500 Power Mac. What would be the quantative difference in performance under OS X? Would it be 10% faster in general use, 50% faster under...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Aug 14, 2003 at 09:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Where to buy 852 Views / 19 Replies  
Sounds great, where can I buy one? I have looked on Ebay, where else is there that sells low end Macs?

I already have a nice 17" LCD monitor with DVI and VGA inputs that I want to share between...
Posted by BigCanoe, on Aug 11, 2003 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Great 852 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for the great advice. Do the older machines have DVI output?
Posted by BigCanoe, on Aug 11, 2003 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
Cheapest OS X box? 852 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi, what is the cheapest Mac I can get that will run OS X acceptably (subjective I know)?

Should I be looking for a G3 Powermac probably?

Thanks
Posted by BigCanoe, on Aug 10, 2003 at 05:37 PM, in Mac OS X
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