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Wow, I didn't know you could upgrade the CPU... 3,854 Views / 12 Replies  
Wow, I didn't know you could upgrade the CPU...
Posted by tintin220, on Apr 14, 2008 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I've no need for data from a carrier when there... 3,431 Views / 79 Replies  
I've no need for data from a carrier when there is Wifi, and I figure EDGE models will be considerably cheaper than the new 3G ones.
Posted by tintin220, on Apr 3, 2008 at 11:40 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sorry to bump, but I have a similar related... 855 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry to bump, but I have a similar related question.

If I were to add an iPhone to an existing family plan but do NOT want EDGE data, can I do this like any other phone for just an additional...
Posted by tintin220, on Apr 3, 2008 at 11:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, even if it's not legal without informing... 13,021 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, even if it's not legal without informing them, I don't think that applies here if you are recording your home. After all, you could just say that it was a security precaution.
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 12, 2007 at 03:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OWC sells 4GB kits. 3,202 Views / 40 Replies  
OWC sells 4GB kits.
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 12, 2007 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Did you install any third-party ram? Similar... 300 Views / 6 Replies  
Did you install any third-party ram? Similar issues occurred on my (admittedly pickier) PBG4 when I put in some Transcend Jetram (though the bastards at macsales told me it was compatible).

What...
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 10, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just return the old one and get a new one.... 530 Views / 5 Replies  
Just return the old one and get a new one. However, I think even with a new one, you have to pay $10 for an upgrade.
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 8, 2007 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, you know, at retailers such as MacMall, the... 14,986 Views / 302 Replies  
Well, you know, at retailers such as MacMall, the discounts will probably be more noticeable than at Apple for the old one. Wait and see, its possible that those price cuts may be reasonable.
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 8, 2007 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Let's be honest. That will never happen. Don't... 517 Views / 10 Replies  
Let's be honest. That will never happen. Don't fret.
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 8, 2007 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
You know, even if it's "opened", it can still be... 1,566 Views / 21 Replies  
You know, even if it's "opened", it can still be brand new if you haven't used it. I'd rather see the computer itself first, or at least a few pictures with a sign declaring its legitmacy.
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 7, 2007 at 09:48 PM, in Marketplace
Is this is the lowend or midrange white model? At... 320 Views / 4 Replies  
Is this is the lowend or midrange white model? At that somewhat steepish asking price, I'll assume its the middle-range one. Personally, I think that asking price is a bit high (since it costs 1400...
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 7, 2007 at 09:45 PM, in Marketplace
OWC might. 240 Views / 5 Replies  
OWC might.
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 6, 2007 at 09:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Personally, I've never liked the Mighty Mouse.... 692 Views / 20 Replies  
Personally, I've never liked the Mighty Mouse. It's pretty but somewhat feature-poor and to add to that, the scroll well broke (scrolling up doesnt work) so basically, the only thing I liked about it...
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 6, 2007 at 09:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I honestly doubt that the Mac Mini will be... 10,366 Views / 96 Replies  
I honestly doubt that the Mac Mini will be discontinued. Apple, as much as it hates low-end products, is not stupid and they realize the need for a cheaper introductory model to entice switchers. I...
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 6, 2007 at 09:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
I think you might want to get it checked out. If... 230 Views / 3 Replies  
I think you might want to get it checked out. If I recall right, the onboard mic should work fine.

Test it out in an application like Skype or something to see if its only when playing or if its...
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 6, 2007 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Take it to the Apple Store. I don't think there's... 230 Views / 3 Replies  
Take it to the Apple Store. I don't think there's much that you personally can do.

Curiously, I've found that my hinge is a bit looser than it used to be too....
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 6, 2007 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Where did you hear that? In fact, on the... 654 Views / 13 Replies  
Where did you hear that?

In fact, on the MacBook, component installation is SO easy with its new system that both RAM and the hard drive are user-serviceable without voiding your warranty.

I...
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 6, 2007 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It is possible for a Macbook refresh, but is... 415 Views / 9 Replies  
It is possible for a Macbook refresh, but is unlikely. I do not doubt that there will be one soon, because they need to adopt Santa Rosa, LED-backlight, as well as the X3100. I wouldn't count on it...
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 6, 2007 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm thinking of getting the same, though did all... 384 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm thinking of getting the same, though did all of you miss the $38 pricing at amazon?
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 5, 2007 at 08:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Let's not bash the OP anymore... he'll finally be... 12,324 Views / 170 Replies  
Let's not bash the OP anymore... he'll finally be right in a few hours. ;)
Posted by tintin220, on Aug 5, 2007 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Pictures? 374 Views / 5 Replies  
Pictures?
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 21, 2007 at 10:06 PM, in Marketplace
Amazon.com: Macally PS-AC4 AC Power Adapter for... 208 Views / 2 Replies  
Amazon.com: Macally PS-AC4 AC Power Adapter for Apple G4: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Macally-PS-AC4-Power-Adapter-Apple/dp/B0001YXWVO)

I bought one to use on the go for my powerbook. Cheap...
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 21, 2007 at 10:01 PM, in Marketplace
The new one (2007WFP) isn't much more expensive. ... 437 Views / 14 Replies  
The new one (2007WFP) isn't much more expensive.
Home & Home Office: UltraSharp 2007WFP 20-inch Widescreen Flat Panel LCD Monitor with Height Adjustable Stand...
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 20, 2007 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Could actually be feasible with a res-indep OS,... 1,136 Views / 20 Replies  
Could actually be feasible with a res-indep OS, like Leopard, eh?
Coincidence that (rumored) Macbooks in october with the Leopard release?
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 16, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
(1) Wrong forum. (2) I would say, given that... 311 Views / 5 Replies  
(1) Wrong forum.
(2) I would say, given that they are much cheaper, it might not be such a bad idea depending on what you need to do with it.
(3) I would recommend the same model I have, the...
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 16, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
seebche, those Macbook Pros are no longer... 512 Views / 26 Replies  
seebche, those Macbook Pros are no longer available for sale. The latest version for me here in the States is 1999USD, with similar (but slightly better specs) than what you have listed; however, if...
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 14, 2007 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Alright, thanks Sethro. I think I probably will... 500 Views / 3 Replies  
Alright, thanks Sethro. I think I probably will wait at least another few months and save up some more money, maybe enough for an MBP.
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 13, 2007 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook > Powerbook? 500 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm considering getting a Macbook since, lately, I've noticed that my Powerbook G4 (15" 1.67 GHz latest-revision) just isn't quite up to the task on some things and it's grown more "fragile", gaining...
Posted by tintin220, on Jul 12, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Haha, this amuses me to no end. Crap... 564 Views / 11 Replies  
Haha, this amuses me to no end.

Crap head/face/idiot, thanks for making my day.
Posted by tintin220, on Jun 30, 2007 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Haha, word is that the Japanese have figured out... 425 Views / 3 Replies  
Haha, word is that the Japanese have figured out how to fit hard drives into the giant squid. It's only a matter of time before they get SSD. Seriously though, 50 quid (I'm assuming that's what you...
Posted by tintin220, on Jun 30, 2007 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
I suppose it could work on an aluminum. The bezel... 343 Views / 4 Replies  
I suppose it could work on an aluminum. The bezel width is not an issue because aluminum is far stronger than plastics, which is why the MBP could fit one in the same width; however, the issue with...
Posted by tintin220, on Jun 30, 2007 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not sure if Perian supports WMV, but it works... 354 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm not sure if Perian supports WMV, but it works for most codecs so that i can view those files in QT. I use VLC for anything else. VLC should work.

Edit: Wow, I misread that. Try iSquint to...
Posted by tintin220, on Jun 30, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
This is a pain. I don't want to have to deal with... 1,342 Views / 41 Replies  
This is a pain. I don't want to have to deal with Sort Artist crap in order to get 30 Seconds to Mars back at the top.

Another major annoyance i noticed is that unlike before, if you have an...
Posted by tintin220, on Jun 30, 2007 at 05:01 PM, in Applications
Lol, what is that theme you are using for OS 9.1? 2,027 Views / 7 Replies  
Lol, what is that theme you are using for OS 9.1?
Posted by tintin220, on Mar 11, 2007 at 08:02 PM, in GUI Customization
rasmusnet, you know you don't have to follow... 529 Views / 6 Replies  
rasmusnet, you know you don't have to follow every single little itty bitty rule to the dot right? That's life. Have some faith and just listen to Atheist.

I don't think that site would list that...
Posted by tintin220, on Mar 11, 2007 at 07:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It would not work. If you compare iBook/MacBook... 1,039 Views / 10 Replies  
It would not work. If you compare iBook/MacBook bezels to those of PBs/MBPs, you'll find the aluminum ones are so much thinner. That is because alu is a much stronger material, and thus the MBPs are...
Posted by tintin220, on Jan 5, 2007 at 11:12 PM, in Hardware Hacking
My eMac plans 988 Views / 14 Replies  
Alright, so after gutting a G4 iBook and failing miserably at trying to stick an intel in there, I've decided to try something new and well, less difficult.

I have here an eMac. It works okay,...
Posted by tintin220, on Dec 17, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Router help 464 Views / 5 Replies  
I've posted elsewhere, like on the Linksys support and read their docs, but it really hasn't helped me, so I'm hoping some genius here will have hte expertise on the issue.

In short, the router...
Posted by tintin220, on Dec 17, 2006 at 10:18 AM, in Networking
I don't live in the UK (across the atlantic in... 529 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't live in the UK (across the atlantic in the states), but I'd be willing to trade (and pay ALL shipping costs for both of us).
My PowerBook G4 is the lastest version, with 1.67GHz G4, 1.5 GB...
Posted by tintin220, on Dec 9, 2006 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the exact smae problem. Then I tried this... 324 Views / 2 Replies  
I had the exact smae problem. Then I tried this method.

Warning: the page takes forever to load. Apple - Support - Discussions - A way to stop the Freezes in some ......
Posted by tintin220, on Dec 5, 2006 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Like people have said, most likely a minor... 7,703 Views / 62 Replies  
Like people have said, most likely a minor revision in April, quad cores by christmas 2k7.
For this MacWorld, probably iPhone and new cinema displays with higher res to take advantage of the bigger...
Posted by tintin220, on Dec 3, 2006 at 09:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is quite impressive, though I'd say... 8,449 Views / 36 Replies  
This is quite impressive, though I'd say Christmas time 2007 is when we're likely to see these in MBPs if not later.

In a way though, this actually helps AMD too. They can sell their existing...
Posted by tintin220, on Dec 3, 2006 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dude, Penryn isn't until 2nd half of 2k7. They... 7,703 Views / 62 Replies  
Dude, Penryn isn't until 2nd half of 2k7. They only just finished design stuff on it in November. I doubt there will be any significant updates as there isn't any new technology that would warrant an...
Posted by tintin220, on Dec 3, 2006 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I could be mistaken, but I'm not sure if Rev-O... 482 Views / 6 Replies  
I could be mistaken, but I'm not sure if Rev-O has 3GB. He's answering your question (as indeed, there are people who have 3GB in their MBPs)
Posted by tintin220, on Nov 24, 2006 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Griffin Technology: Elevator - Desktop Stand for... 845 Views / 5 Replies  
Griffin Technology: Elevator - Desktop Stand for Personal Computers (http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/elevator/)

Though I loved teh curviness of the iCurve, if I had to choose between the...
Posted by tintin220, on Nov 24, 2006 at 12:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I like the ministack v2s They have a nice... 5,376 Views / 14 Replies  
I like the ministack v2s

They have a nice form factor, are convenient, and look like they would fit well beneath an iCurve (or an Elevator)
Posted by tintin220, on Nov 24, 2006 at 12:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ask the seller for more images (and ask him/her... 692 Views / 13 Replies  
Ask the seller for more images (and ask him/her to put something to verify that the picture wasn't taken off google, maybe a sheet of paper that has his/her ebay ID on it).

I'm sorry to say, but...
Posted by tintin220, on Nov 24, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
you can buy one from macally, not the apple... 367 Views / 4 Replies  
you can buy one from macally, not the apple 'official' one and not as purdy, but it works fine and its a heck of a lot cheaper.

edit: Products-Accessories- PSAC4 - AC adapter for G4 PowerBook...
Posted by tintin220, on Nov 17, 2006 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Honestly people chill. I think Americans and... 756 Views / 17 Replies  
Honestly people chill. I think Americans and Westerners in general are too afraid of "inferior" or "commy" products (btw, China is capitalist essentially now, just commy in state). Liek Tuoder said,...
Posted by tintin220, on Nov 14, 2006 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
szsiddiq, don't get defensive. How do you expect... 1,208 Views / 31 Replies  
szsiddiq, don't get defensive. How do you expect people to react? You tell us next to nothing yet you ask for our ideas and our money.

Hence, the skepticism.
Posted by tintin220, on Nov 13, 2006 at 09:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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