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warrenty long gone ;) I'll go hunt for... 813 Views / 7 Replies  
warrenty long gone ;)
I'll go hunt for instructions on removing the keyboard - I know I've seen them somewhere.
apart from the slight stickiness the machine has survived its ordeal just fine.......
Posted by zzarg, on Dec 6, 2005 at 08:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
(a) because I had it to hand and (b) mineral oil... 813 Views / 7 Replies  
(a) because I had it to hand and (b) mineral oil would have just left another residue to try and get off.
not saying it was a good choice.... but it worked for the ThinkPad. Just not sure I want to...
Posted by zzarg, on Dec 5, 2005 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sticky keyboard syndrome.... 813 Views / 7 Replies  
any suggestions how to cope with this little problem...

my 6 year old managed to spill a large cup of chai tea - hot, syrupy, milky - onto my Rev.A 12" PowerBook.

after draining the machine on...
Posted by zzarg, on Dec 4, 2005 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
good free/shareware for kids.... 408 Views / 1 Replies  
my daughter is 6 and a half, loves maths and has fairly good english skills.
she currently plays with the Blues Clues games and Bob The Builder website, and similar level material.
she's recently...
Posted by zzarg, on Dec 4, 2005 at 07:15 AM, in Applications
CS looks very neat, but if Apple don't either buy... 693 Views / 3 Replies  
CS looks very neat, but if Apple don't either buy ElGato or provide a way to integrate live / recorded / scheled TV into FrontRow they've kinda missed the point of a Media Centre app.... unless of...
Posted by zzarg, on Oct 16, 2005 at 10:04 AM, in Developer Center
is there a FrontView API ? 693 Views / 3 Replies  
In the WIndows MCE world there is an API which allows developers to add functionality to the 10' interface (they can sit further away than us Mac users) ?
Examples include weather forecasts, DVD...
Posted by zzarg, on Oct 14, 2005 at 07:27 PM, in Developer Center
ah the memories - grew up in England and that and... 678 Views / 12 Replies  
ah the memories - grew up in England and that and Ovaltine where firm favourites. Sadly here in Aus (QLD) the weather isn't exactly conducive to warm milky drinks !
Here the thing is to drink (cold)...
Posted by zzarg, on Sep 8, 2005 at 06:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hi JoshuaZ - I had started down that path....... 678 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi JoshuaZ - I had started down that path.... first of all it was a glass of wine after dinner, then it became a couple after dinner, then one with dinner as well, then maybe just a brandy before I...
Posted by zzarg, on Sep 8, 2005 at 05:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
trouble sleeping (non-medication solution) 678 Views / 12 Replies  
about a year ago I think it was (when I was a lot more active on my Mac... sorry... I've had to go back to Windows for work at the moment, but my PowerBook still goes everywhere with me) I saw a link...
Posted by zzarg, on Sep 8, 2005 at 05:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
1/ So apple sticks two fingers up to the Shuffle... 32,703 Views / 335 Replies  
1/ So apple sticks two fingers up to the Shuffle users ;)
2/ But still no Bluetooth for headphone connection.

Given the capacity and capability (and that it's so much better than a ROKR !) I...
Posted by zzarg, on Sep 7, 2005 at 08:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Any developer fancy porting the Uptime-Project client ? 443 Views / 0 Replies  
there's an interesting project out there that has Windows and Linux/Unix clients for tracking and comparing how long machines have gone since rebooting.... but they don't have an OSX client.... so...
Posted by zzarg, on Sep 3, 2005 at 08:01 PM, in Developer Center
now that the whole "where is the G5" sulking is... 16,366 Views / 112 Replies  
now that the whole "where is the G5" sulking is out of the way.... Dual-G4 would be great. Or a Processor and FSB speed-hump. As long as the upgrade gives us at least a 20% hitch over current levels...
Posted by zzarg, on May 29, 2005 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if there are no answers here (I'm hoping coz I... 616 Views / 3 Replies  
if there are no answers here (I'm hoping coz I can normally find the answer here ! does anyone has suggestions of where-else to ask ?
Posted by zzarg, on May 21, 2005 at 04:40 AM, in Applications
WMP, OSX, Slow - suggestions ? 616 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi there,

I've got WMP9 running on OSX 10.3 on a PowerBook on a broadband connection. WMP is set to use DSL
I've also got WMP10 running on WinXP on a Vaio on the same connection. WMP is also set...
Posted by zzarg, on May 19, 2005 at 08:17 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: switcherooooo 25,494 Views / 193 Replies  
point well taken. I should perhaps have mentioned that when the curent project is over I'll probably end up back on my PB (or a new one) for the PHP/MySQL work that I do.
While it is possible to...
Posted by zzarg, on Apr 3, 2005 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
switcherooooo 25,494 Views / 193 Replies  
I love my PowerBook. It's a Rev.A 12" - 1.12gb RAM, 867Mhz. It's got Panther and I usually use VPC to make windows stuff work

but last week I bought a new Vaio T27GP/S ... because it just wasn't...
Posted by zzarg, on Apr 3, 2005 at 08:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
April 1 announcement leaked... 853 Views / 1 Replies  
.... over at The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/04/01/steve_jobs_joins_ikea/

And we where all expecting to hear about Tiger ;)
Posted by zzarg, on Apr 1, 2005 at 06:30 AM, in macOS
if it wasn't for VPC I'd be using a real PC... 1,746 Views / 23 Replies  
if it wasn't for VPC I'd be using a real PC today. as it is, with VPC I am able to do SQL and ASP development on the road with my PowerBook (then I can't use Remote Desktop to get to my Win2K3...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 26, 2005 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
4 years old. precocious. spoilt. wilful. but we... 750 Views / 6 Replies  
4 years old. precocious. spoilt. wilful.
but we love it anyway !
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 26, 2005 at 12:56 AM, in macOS
Poll: if it does become available April 1 ... it might... 1,467 Views / 26 Replies  
if it does become available April 1 ... it might push me over the edge for a new 15" PB so I'll get it then.
if it doesn't then I'll probably wait until early adopters have found the bugs... the...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 26, 2005 at 12:49 AM, in macOS
2005-03 has been withdrawn for OSX-Server as it's... 572 Views / 5 Replies  
2005-03 has been withdrawn for OSX-Server as it's breaks mail serving
2005-03 for OSX Client is still available but has some issues with WebKit which may be where your problem comes from (breaks...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 25, 2005 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
I'd guess the problems are unrelated... your... 487 Views / 1 Replies  
I'd guess the problems are unrelated... your dropping WiFi is the problem, and RDC is just sulking when it can't connect.

You could eliminate that by running a VNC server on the Windows machine...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 25, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in Applications
I had existing Win2K images set up from VPC6 on... 469 Views / 3 Replies  
I had existing Win2K images set up from VPC6 on one machine and when I installed VPC 7.01 on my new machine was able to simply upgrade the Virtual Machine instances by importing them to VPC7 - so you...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 25, 2005 at 12:43 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: problem accessing my mac from window pc 498 Views / 4 Replies  
Don't I remember somewhere seeing a Rendezvous (or whatever it's called now) installation for WinXP from Apple recently (well, about 6 months ago) - bib it ever get out of beta, or go anywhere ?
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 25, 2005 at 12:41 AM, in macOS
I've been looking around recently for an upgrade... 4,336 Views / 76 Replies  
I've been looking around recently for an upgrade on my 12" Rev.A PB.

The 15" PB is a strong contender. Sure, it doesn't have the awesome battery life of a T series Vaio, it lacks the screen of...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 23, 2005 at 05:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ended up having to trash webkit, safari and... 1,215 Views / 15 Replies  
I ended up having to trash webkit, safari and it's caches before I could get anywhere.

not sure if it's related but ended up with a bunch of duplicate fonts as well (but that may be just something...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 23, 2005 at 03:17 AM, in macOS
Poll: Sadly there's no real difference between Mac and... 889 Views / 12 Replies  
Sadly there's no real difference between Mac and PC in terms of a platform to teach safe surfing. The good news at the moment however is the risks (at least of virus or trojan infection) are a lot...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 23, 2005 at 03:13 AM, in macOS
since building my machine I've not installed new... 659 Views / 6 Replies  
since building my machine I've not installed new fonts, yet ... I also discovered a bunch of duplicates.
Recently people have been asking why I send emails with Hangul characters in... not speaking...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 22, 2005 at 07:02 AM, in Applications
Apple may have fixed this issue... but in doing... 1,341 Views / 24 Replies  
Apple may have fixed this issue... but in doing so they've fubar'd Safari for me and a trickle of other people (more posts appearing on various forums as the install base grows I guess)

Oh well......
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 22, 2005 at 05:17 AM, in Applications
yup - ran the full OnyX clean up, repaired... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
yup - ran the full OnyX clean up, repaired permissions, rebooted etc
No luck.
Followed helpful hints from the MacUpdate.com comments above but...
No luck.
I realise this issue is probably...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 22, 2005 at 04:33 AM, in Applications
well, followed all the suggestions and still... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
well,
followed all the suggestions and still stuck here in firefox

I want my Safari back ! Maybe they're only going to fix it in 10.4 so everyone has to upgrade !
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 22, 2005 at 12:07 AM, in Applications
I lied ! found similar experiences on... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
I lied !

found similar experiences on http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/8282]MacUpdate. Trying clearing the browser cache now... hopefully I'll get back in as I'm not a huge Firefox fan !

Makes...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 21, 2005 at 11:23 PM, in Applications
Todays security update, Safari and Google.... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
Is anyone else experiencing the same weirdness I'm suffering...

I installed todays security patch like a good dweeb (happened to be in the office with lots of bandwidth today and I'll be on the...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 21, 2005 at 11:17 PM, in Applications
Poll: given the track record... 889 Views / 12 Replies  
.... of most of the so-called security companies to produce a decent firewall / anti-virus / anti-trojan / anti-spyware app that works, is fail-safe with respect to updating rules before allowing...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 21, 2005 at 08:27 PM, in macOS
according to AppleInsider 10.3.9 is due in the... 29,335 Views / 372 Replies  
according to AppleInsider 10.3.9 is due in the 'next 6 weeks' (http://www.appleinsider.com/news.php?id=961) but 10.4 is due in the next two weeks if we beleive the April 1 story.

So does this mean...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 19, 2005 at 08:07 PM, in macOS
Does anyone have any news on making... 468 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone have any news on making authentication work ?
Wonder if 10.3.9 will fix it ?
Wonder if Tiger will fix it ?
Meantime I have to hop into Firefox every time I want to access a site with a...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 19, 2005 at 04:00 AM, in Applications
using Metaframe through VPC while it works is... 646 Views / 4 Replies  
using Metaframe through VPC while it works is terribly slow unless you have a huge amount of processing power and RAM to through at your VPC instance.

What problem are you getting with the ICA...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 19, 2005 at 03:55 AM, in Applications
now there's a thought ! If I could get OSX on a... 4,336 Views / 76 Replies  
now there's a thought ! If I could get OSX on a laptop it would probably be something like the M200 TablePC from Toshiba... great form factor and ever as a WinXP machine it's really slick.
I used to...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 19, 2005 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:stick: wow - you're just asking for some of the... 4,336 Views / 76 Replies  
:stick: wow - you're just asking for some of the more touchy members to flame your arse !

I've got a Rev.A 12" PB and it actually compares quite well in terms of processing for day-to-day apps...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 18, 2005 at 02:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Connect to VPN AND local Network 1,018 Views / 12 Replies  
hmmm... when I try and drag the order it sits where I put it until I connect, then it moves to the top of the list and won't go back down until I disconnect :(

DigiTunnel...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 17, 2005 at 06:17 AM, in Networking
Does anyone ? I was kinda curious myself... not... 29,335 Views / 372 Replies  
Does anyone ? I was kinda curious myself... not being a beta tester but seeing all these different numbers bandied about I was wondering if there was any rhyme or reason to them.
If there was any...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 14, 2005 at 10:45 PM, in macOS
that's what I thought... hence the reticence... 29,335 Views / 372 Replies  
that's what I thought... hence the reticence about spending large on the PowerBook when I could wait a couple of weeks and get Tiger for nada
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 14, 2005 at 06:02 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: it's a crowded market out there.... 5,760 Views / 40 Replies  
don't know about the rest of the world but in a fairly typical local computer hardware supplier (where I was to buy a HDD and case) they had two or three 512MB Flash USB music players (MP3 and/or...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 14, 2005 at 05:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
wasn't expecting a new PB, just hate the thought... 29,335 Views / 372 Replies  
wasn't expecting a new PB, just hate the thought of getting a PB which could have come with Tiger only to have to buy Tiger two weeks later !
The new 15" speed-bump is enough to push me over the...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 14, 2005 at 09:02 AM, in macOS
TS have just proved to me why the rumour sites... 29,335 Views / 372 Replies  
TS have just proved to me why the rumour sites are dangerous....

I'm vacillating between keeping my old Rev.A 12" PowerBook (thanks for some good advice and support I've received here) going for a...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 14, 2005 at 07:48 AM, in macOS
it's a crowded market out there.... 5,760 Views / 40 Replies  
The original HDD iPods (and iPod mini) are pretty much category winners there - although starting to slip against Creative and BenQ offerings amongst others so unless they comes up with some...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 14, 2005 at 06:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
every now and then mine tells me I have 4 mins of... 511 Views / 4 Replies  
every now and then mine tells me I have 4 mins of charge left ... moments before that I've had 2hrs+ ... then it goes back to telling me I've got 2hrs+

the problem is .... sometimes it panics and...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 13, 2005 at 04:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
while the policies may not exist, as consumers... 2,394 Views / 42 Replies  
while the policies may not exist, as consumers it's possible to push back - and get away with it.

I refuse to accept a laptop or LCD screen until I've inspected it when I'm buying for myself,...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 12, 2005 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: for me the killer will be a sync service that... 11,733 Views / 110 Replies  
for me the killer will be a sync service that keeps me Entourage, iCal, T610 (soon to be A1000) and Palm all in sync without 3rd party hacks and kludges.

after that... performance and stability
...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 12, 2005 at 11:20 AM, in macOS
my 12" has a similar problem, but it seemed to... 1,267 Views / 18 Replies  
my 12" has a similar problem, but it seemed to come with two small studs like the Wildeepz that mean I don't worry about the screen impacting the keyboard (had that happen on a Compaq laptop... very...
Posted by zzarg, on Mar 12, 2005 at 05:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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