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i work in a tv store (we sell mainly sony's) and... 887 Views / 11 Replies  
i work in a tv store (we sell mainly sony's) and i've tried out of curiosity to hook my tibook up to this TV, and i've never been able to get it to go to the native resolution. as far as i could find...
Posted by gbarill, on Dec 29, 2005 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i want one, those are cool too bad they don't... 810 Views / 3 Replies  
i want one, those are cool
too bad they don't come in black
Posted by gbarill, on Nov 23, 2005 at 01:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
when i put my ipod in my pocket i put it in right... 764 Views / 7 Replies  
when i put my ipod in my pocket i put it in right way up, so when i pull it out it's already the right way up... so in my case the jack being on the bottom is not necessarily a good thing...
...
Posted by gbarill, on Sep 9, 2005 at 11:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i'm glad it's not wireless (there are those of us... 16,428 Views / 280 Replies  
i'm glad it's not wireless (there are those of us who don't have bluetooth you know)
i agree with tooki, a mouse is always in the same place anyways, i don't really see the point of wireless (not to...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 2, 2005 at 02:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
that looks frickin sweet... well if any... 817 Views / 14 Replies  
that looks frickin sweet...

well if any computer company were going to introduce this kind of thing on their keyboards, it might be apple... you never know
not in the near future anyways

but...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 15, 2005 at 09:39 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
"mostly harmless" because my brother... 1,468 Views / 36 Replies  
"mostly harmless"


because my brother stole "DON'T PANIC" before i could... and i couldn't have the same thing as my brother, that would just be silly (but it's okay to have the same thing as...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 11, 2005 at 02:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i'm assuming you've tried turning it on and off... 610 Views / 10 Replies  
i'm assuming you've tried turning it on and off and on again and such...
my external FW drive does that sometimes, usually a couple tries gets it to work.. or else i go into disk utility and try...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 11, 2005 at 09:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
yeah i have a 160gb porsche one and it's a bit... 1,079 Views / 9 Replies  
yeah i have a 160gb porsche one and it's a bit flaky.

i think the problems have to do with overheating, when it's hot my hard drive has problems reading. one time i noticed it was completely...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 11, 2005 at 09:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
i've never heard any noises from the HD... 824 Views / 13 Replies  
i've never heard any noises from the HD spinning...

however i HAVE noticed one problem, when i have my ipod plugged in in the car and i plug the charger cable into one of those eliminator...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 11, 2005 at 09:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i have a 15" and it's a cinch to carry around... 1,768 Views / 32 Replies  
i have a 15" and it's a cinch to carry around with me (i have a backpack that's all padded and specially fitted for it), and my backpack could probably easily be made to hold a 17" in that space, so...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 11, 2005 at 09:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
that sounds like by FAR the easiest solution for... 808 Views / 7 Replies  
that sounds like by FAR the easiest solution for your problem, burning onto cd (it would take less than 2 for how much music you have)

guess we're all used to having such huge libraries on our...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 5, 2005 at 02:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i'm sure he knows the benfits of the PNG image... 6,366 Views / 84 Replies  
i'm sure he knows the benfits of the PNG image format, i just think he wants to save the time involved in RE-exporting every capture...
if someone finds out how to do this i'd also like to know...
Posted by gbarill, on Jun 17, 2005 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
broxy5, that's good to hear that it's possible..... 676 Views / 12 Replies  
broxy5, that's good to hear that it's possible.. i have a wireless router at home and all i ever got to share between the mac and xp was my itunes sharing (of course it was an apple product, lol,...
Posted by gbarill, on Jun 9, 2005 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that's good advice, however i recommend NOT... 676 Views / 12 Replies  
that's good advice, however i recommend NOT trying to network anything with windows xp...
i have a titanium powerbook and a computer with windows XP and i have NEVER been able to successfully...
Posted by gbarill, on Jun 9, 2005 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
why not just try it out and see for yourself? i... 792 Views / 9 Replies  
why not just try it out and see for yourself?
i wish i could help, i have no idea at what point the os decides your computer isn't good enough
Posted by gbarill, on Jun 7, 2005 at 01:10 AM, in macOS
i have this problem too, converting the songs... 1,007 Views / 6 Replies  
i have this problem too, converting the songs (and hence re-copying them onto the ipod) seems to fix the problem, however it's random and when i'm out i forget which tracks have this problem...
...
Posted by gbarill, on May 12, 2005 at 12:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
spacemonkey is right, if you even just read... 2,296 Views / 42 Replies  
spacemonkey is right, if you even just read boards like this for more than a few months, every time some new flaw is discovered in a line of computers, another post starts up about how apple's...
Posted by gbarill, on Mar 16, 2005 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i just ordered my 60gb today... with the... 572 Views / 4 Replies  
i just ordered my 60gb today... with the usb/firewire cable and remote, it seems the remote is going to delay my delivery.. hope it comes soon, this will be the longest week ever, lol.
got the...
Posted by gbarill, on Mar 7, 2005 at 09:09 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
the imac 233 supported 1024x768 with millions of... 1,622 Views / 17 Replies  
the imac 233 supported 1024x768 with millions of colours, but that was it
with 6mb video ram
Posted by gbarill, on Jan 31, 2005 at 08:45 PM, in Hardware Hacking
i think it might be simpler than that. are you... 1,453 Views / 15 Replies  
i think it might be simpler than that.
are you watching an AVI file with quicktime?
it might just be that that's the problem. run it with VLC and see if it works better...
Posted by gbarill, on Dec 29, 2004 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that sounds killer, would love to see a powerbook... 1,626 Views / 7 Replies  
that sounds killer, would love to see a powerbook with an etched surface...
Posted by gbarill, on Dec 2, 2004 at 01:57 AM, in Hardware Hacking
also if you use bittorrent *cough* you can get... 778 Views / 9 Replies  
also if you use bittorrent *cough*
you can get some of those books for free online as well...
*shifty eyes*
Posted by gbarill, on Dec 1, 2004 at 03:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
everyone on here has good advice, but i would... 778 Views / 9 Replies  
everyone on here has good advice, but i would give you this advice: since you know windows so well, you're obviously well versed in computers - so a "learning mac os x" book would be a total waste of...
Posted by gbarill, on Nov 30, 2004 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hasn't pretty much every mac had an internal mic?... 774 Views / 11 Replies  
hasn't pretty much every mac had an internal mic? i don't think i've ever seen one withOUT one...
especially the powerbooks
Posted by gbarill, on Nov 24, 2004 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh, i didn't know apple dvd player behaved like... 509 Views / 8 Replies  
oh, i didn't know apple dvd player behaved like that. i don't use it that much and assumed it worked like quicktime, which always goes into fullscreen on the main display for me.
yeah, if that works...
Posted by gbarill, on Nov 24, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
try playing the dvd with VLC. vlc has options... 509 Views / 8 Replies  
try playing the dvd with VLC.
vlc has options in the video menu for you to select the "video device" you want to use, so go to that menu, select "screen 2", then when you go into fullscreen it will...
Posted by gbarill, on Nov 22, 2004 at 09:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no kidding, i usually quit everything when... 1,061 Views / 16 Replies  
no kidding, i usually quit everything when updating...

i haven't had a kernel panic in a long time (i can't even remember when the last time was, easily 6 months ago at least)
Posted by gbarill, on Nov 11, 2004 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
as long as the aluminum wasn't totally different... 1,009 Views / 24 Replies  
as long as the aluminum wasn't totally different it would look cool. i'd rather have an aluminum stand than a plastic one (am i the only one that likes metal so much more than white plastic or is it...
Posted by gbarill, on Nov 9, 2004 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, gator is right. in my CS classes (i'm in... 833 Views / 9 Replies  
yeah, gator is right.
in my CS classes (i'm in computer engineering at ubc), having a mac is actually somewhat better than having a PC, because for labs we use Unix terminals, so I connect with X11...
Posted by gbarill, on Oct 31, 2004 at 02:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'm not too sure about cheaper speakers, but the... 1,429 Views / 26 Replies  
i'm not too sure about cheaper speakers, but the markup on most home audio speakers is more like 100%. if you're a dealer who sells, say audio and tv, the money is in the speakers, they have huge...
Posted by gbarill, on Sep 19, 2004 at 09:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
that's what i was gonna say, since what you... 995 Views / 11 Replies  
that's what i was gonna say, since what you spilled on your keyboard wasn't water, when it dries it leaves a residue (i've seen this happen with apple juice, coke, etc.) that screws with the...
Posted by gbarill, on Sep 5, 2004 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oops yup that works 477 Views / 5 Replies  
oops
yup that works
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 15, 2004 at 11:45 PM, in macOS
i have a willow design jacques backpack for my... 13,962 Views / 53 Replies  
i have a willow design jacques backpack for my tibook, and it's a killer backpack, most people are surprised when i pull a laptop out of it (doesn't look like a laptop bag) and it's extremely well...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 11, 2004 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WOW, windows never fails to surprise me. that has... 5,490 Views / 15 Replies  
WOW, windows never fails to surprise me. that has to be the MOST counter-intuitive and non-informative error message i've ever heard of or seen.... WOW... :eek:
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 11, 2004 at 12:22 PM, in macOS
that is CLASSIC 1,039 Views / 19 Replies  
that is CLASSIC
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 7, 2004 at 02:33 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
not having a wireless keyboard and mouse, i would... 1,335 Views / 23 Replies  
not having a wireless keyboard and mouse, i would guess the real advantage would be the lack of wires cluttering up the desk and never having to plug/unplug them... also, ever had the cord to your...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 6, 2004 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that sounds best to me. the lock is basically... 1,682 Views / 35 Replies  
that sounds best to me. the lock is basically just a visual deterrent, since most thefts from dorms are opportunistic thefts...

some thief walks by open dorm room, nobody in it, computer sitting...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 6, 2004 at 12:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i love wireless internet. in fact, i'm sitting on... 1,335 Views / 23 Replies  
i love wireless internet. in fact, i'm sitting on my front porch right now, it's a beautiful night and i can hear the waves pounding on lake huron just down the street (it's great, it's like a giant...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 6, 2004 at 03:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
some of you are sounding way too paranoid. yes,... 1,682 Views / 35 Replies  
some of you are sounding way too paranoid. yes, laptop theft is more common in college than almost anywhere else, but as long as you're careful nothing will happen. laptops usually get stolen when...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 6, 2004 at 03:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well, this isn't bult into mac os, but Synergy is... 624 Views / 3 Replies  
well, this isn't bult into mac os, but Synergy is a kick-ass tool for exactly this. you can set system-wide shortcuts to do just about anything in iTunes. i have F7 and F8 (the only non-function...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 4, 2004 at 01:39 PM, in macOS
my cd drive does this sometimes as well, it seems... 428 Views / 4 Replies  
my cd drive does this sometimes as well, it seems to have problems reading the ends of cds. of course, lately it has trouble reading CDs at all, so i'm thinking my CD drive is starting to go (400mhz...
Posted by gbarill, on Aug 1, 2004 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Paco500 is correct about.. ok i won't do it. ... 1,656 Views / 13 Replies  
Paco500 is correct about.. ok i won't do it.

but yes, about the changing logo, i changed my startup logo to a picture of hobbes. (made it myself)
course i rarely see it... but i suppose that's a...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 6, 2004 at 01:26 PM, in Hardware Hacking
obviously it won't be smaller than the ipod mini.... 947 Views / 17 Replies  
obviously it won't be smaller than the ipod mini. what you're saying here is exactly what i said. you could have read my post...
what i meant was is that it would hurt them to have an iPod mini...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 5, 2004 at 02:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
if Apple shrinks the next generation of... 947 Views / 17 Replies  
if Apple shrinks the next generation of full-sized ipod's, they'll probably have to revamp the iPod Mini as well, since they'd be edging in on the size of the ipod mini and probably people would be...
Posted by gbarill, on Jul 5, 2004 at 12:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
and while you were at it you could install a huge... 960 Views / 4 Replies  
and while you were at it you could install a huge hard drive in there. (250GB ipod classic anyone?)
that would be sweet. you could make a lot of money making those to sell...
Posted by gbarill, on Jun 25, 2004 at 01:32 AM, in Hardware Hacking
i know sleep in 10.3 is Apple-Option-F12 (or... 598 Views / 6 Replies  
i know sleep in 10.3 is Apple-Option-F12 (or eject)

use that one all the time
Posted by gbarill, on Jun 4, 2004 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i agree, i think the style of this is perfect,... 859 Views / 12 Replies  
i agree, i think the style of this is perfect, it's very well implemented. i don't know if i'd use it (likely not), but i'm not a huge fan of the colour scheme. same design with different colour...
Posted by gbarill, on Apr 5, 2004 at 08:57 PM, in GUI Customization
please do! 1,144 Views / 15 Replies  
please do!
Posted by gbarill, on Apr 1, 2004 at 08:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
if you think apple service is bad, read this... 2,417 Views / 21 Replies  
if you think apple service is bad, read this guy's story about dell tech support for HIS laptop:

http://www.mentallyincontinent.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=299

it's 6 parts long,...
Posted by gbarill, on Mar 30, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no kidding! besides, nothing wrong with... 704 Views / 6 Replies  
no kidding!


besides, nothing wrong with being a newbie, everyone was at some point, and hey, how else do you learn if not by asking?
Posted by gbarill, on Mar 30, 2004 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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