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<-- wannabe photographer cross-country... 1,181 Views / 13 Replies  
<-- wannabe photographer

cross-country roadtrip (http://invisiblenothing.com/gallery)
bonneville salt flats (http://invisiblenothing.com/bonneville)
experimental photography...
Posted by Rivak, on Jan 7, 2005 at 08:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the sony's and they work great for me.... 1,309 Views / 28 Replies  
I have the sony's and they work great for me. sound good, stay put, lightweight, comfortable. :thumbsup:!
Posted by Rivak, on Aug 25, 2004 at 01:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Which Canon do you have, out of curiosity? 1,172 Views / 22 Replies  
Which Canon do you have, out of curiosity?
Posted by Rivak, on Aug 12, 2004 at 12:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Maybe I could turn mine into an aquarium..? :D 592 Views / 8 Replies  
Maybe I could turn mine into an aquarium..? :D
Posted by Rivak, on Aug 12, 2004 at 11:55 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wow, I've never seen a review thread turn into a... 1,172 Views / 22 Replies  
Wow, I've never seen a review thread turn into a flamewar so quickly.. Thanks for the review Noah. For the record I use a Canon dye-sub printer to print 4x6's and an old HP deskjet when I want to...
Posted by Rivak, on Aug 12, 2004 at 10:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
On a related note.. I've got a 21" studio display... 592 Views / 8 Replies  
On a related note.. I've got a 21" studio display too (way back from when they matched the B&W G3). The last time I used it was 3 apartments ago, so I've moved this monster twice without even...
Posted by Rivak, on Aug 11, 2004 at 12:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I haven’t contacted Apple yet because right now I... 4,065 Views / 63 Replies  
I haven’t contacted Apple yet because right now I need my computer and I can’t afford to be without it. In a few weeks, if it gets worse [or even if it doesn’t] I will probably call Apple and see...
Posted by Rivak, on Mar 6, 2003 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my 12" is coming apart at the seams... 4,065 Views / 63 Replies  
my 12" is coming apart at the seams (http://obeynapa.com/pb12/DSC01776.jpg) and I sill love it!

I don't think it is shoddily built, I just think it could use a few more screws and less glue ;)
Posted by Rivak, on Mar 6, 2003 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh, well i guess that explains it. I've never... 851 Views / 6 Replies  
oh, well i guess that explains it. I've never owned an Apple laptop before so i was a little surprised to find a magnet up there.. (it still doesn't explain why my case is falling apart -- oh well)
Posted by Rivak, on Mar 6, 2003 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" - Magnet inside the LCD casing?! 851 Views / 6 Replies  
I have been having some problems with the casing around the LCD separating from the plastic [see other thread (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=149032)] and I came across something...
Posted by Rivak, on Mar 5, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i wouldn't consider it faulty. after all, it's a... 1,303 Views / 8 Replies  
i wouldn't consider it faulty. after all, it's a computer remember? everything else works, the aluminum casing is just a little wonky.

i'd be interested in what more people think about this...
Posted by Rivak, on Mar 5, 2003 at 01:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would call Apple and make a stink, but I’ve... 1,303 Views / 8 Replies  
I would call Apple and make a stink, but I’ve already gone through so much to get this PowerBook [my first one arrived DOA and I had to wait 2 more weeks to get a functional one], and quite frankly,...
Posted by Rivak, on Mar 3, 2003 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" screen coming apart? 1,303 Views / 8 Replies  
So I’ve had my 12” PowerBook for a little over a week now. So far I have only 2 small problems. The first one is that the battery gauge seems to slowly go down while I have my PowerBook plugged in. I...
Posted by Rivak, on Mar 3, 2003 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Beth – I got an AE card, but I already have an... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Beth – I got an AE card, but I already have an existing 802.11b network in my house, so I can’t comment on the base station. We have a linksys access point up in the attic, and so far I haven’t had...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 25, 2003 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well here I am typing on my new 12” yay!!! Booted... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Well here I am typing on my new 12” yay!!! Booted up without a hitch. No dead pixels, screen closes securely, trackpad button doesn’t stick [that I can tell]. Combo drive sounds like a blender, but...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 24, 2003 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just thought I’d let you all know that my... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Just thought I’d let you all know that my replacement should be arriving within the hour. I wont be able to check it out until after work, but I’ll post back after the box-opening ceremony has taken...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 24, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Beth – You’re right :( It didn’t make the cutoff... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Beth – You’re right :( It didn’t make the cutoff yesterday when it was picked up which means it didn’t make it onto the plane in Taiwan until today. I called FedEx and they estimate delivery on...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 21, 2003 at 09:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry to hear about your trouble. My replacement... 1,395 Views / 12 Replies  
Sorry to hear about your trouble. My replacement is being shipped to me as we speak. I hope 2 is my lucky number.

I agree, you should call Apple and tell them about your situation, also let them...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 20, 2003 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just thought I’d let you all know that my... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Just thought I’d let you all know that my replacement PowerBook shipped today (2/20/02) from Taiwan! YAY!!! Now, the $64,000 question is: is overnight shipping really ‘overnight’

I hope it is, but...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 20, 2003 at 01:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks CaseCom and sweatervest.. Yeah, I guess if... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
thanks CaseCom and sweatervest.. Yeah, I guess if you wanted a stock unit you could have just walked into a store (duh!)
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 19, 2003 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
For everyone who ordered on the 14th, 15th, or... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
For everyone who ordered on the 14th, 15th, or 16th, that have already received shipping confirmations... are these BTO configurations, or are they stock 12” units?

I placed my replacement order...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 19, 2003 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
/me jealous [and change your sig, you've got... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
/me jealous

[and change your sig, you've got it now!] ;)
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 19, 2003 at 03:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
lazydesert – wow really? My replacement order was... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
lazydesert – wow really? My replacement order was placed on the 15th – I would be pleasantly surprised if it shipped next week!
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 18, 2003 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I just sent my 12” back to Apple. Once it... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Well, I just sent my 12” back to Apple. Once it gets scanned by FedEx my replacement order will start to process, and I get to do the whole thing over again!!

Here’s hoping my second one won’t be...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 17, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am back from Emeryville. I have updated my... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
I am back from Emeryville. I have updated my other thread, read all about my DOA PowerBook there:

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=146013
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 15, 2003 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I just got back from the Apple store in... 1,646 Views / 16 Replies  
Well, I just got back from the Apple store in Emeryville. The guy at the Genius Bar pronounced it DOA. He was confused though, why the person I spoke to on the phone yesterday said I should come in....
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 15, 2003 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
From my other thread: So I called Apple... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
From my other thread:

So I called Apple today on my lunch break. Spoke to a guy, told him all of my problems and he was like “yeah since this machine is so new, we really don’t have any tech...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 14, 2003 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So I called Apple today on my lunch break. Spoke... 1,646 Views / 16 Replies  
So I called Apple today on my lunch break. Spoke to a guy, told him all of my problems and he was like “yeah since this machine is so new, we really don’t have any tech support docs on it yet.” He...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 14, 2003 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah there’s a cd in there. I remember putting it... 1,646 Views / 16 Replies  
Yeah there’s a cd in there. I remember putting it in ;)

The cd spins up and everything, so I don’t think it’s physically stuck -- just nothing happens when I try to eject it.
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 14, 2003 at 01:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I tried poking a paperclip in there, and there... 1,646 Views / 16 Replies  
I tried poking a paperclip in there, and there doesn’t seem to be any hidden button on the right or left side. I can stick a paperclip pretty much all the way in on either side. I’ve tried moving the...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 14, 2003 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think my PowerBook is dead :( See my new thread... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
I think my PowerBook is dead :( See my new thread here:

http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=146013
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 14, 2003 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I tried the open firmware thing. When I type in... 1,646 Views / 16 Replies  
I tried the open firmware thing. When I type in “eject cd” I get “can’t open the eject device”

Is there anything else I should try before I call Apple? When I hold down option at boot, it doesn’t...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 14, 2003 at 12:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" - DOA being returned 1,646 Views / 16 Replies  
Is there a way to manually eject a CD on the new 12" PowerBook? Brand new out of the box mine has the flashing question mark folder. When I boot holding option no disks are displayed. I put in the...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 14, 2003 at 02:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So I’m home now. Open the box, plug it in, press... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
So I’m home now. Open the box, plug it in, press the power button and... spinning wheel.

I’ve been staring at it for about 15 minutes now – what should I do?
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 09:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, BTO maxed out (but no Superdrive) and... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Yeah, BTO maxed out (but no Superdrive) and Airport Extreme. Ordered on 1/25, shipped on 2/11, received on 2/13!
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just went out into our warehouse to check the... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Just went out into our warehouse to check the pallet from this morning’s FedEx drop-off, and it was right on top! Yay!! Now I have to wait until my lunchbreak to play. The box is smaller than I...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just checked the tracking for my original... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
I just checked the tracking for my original tracking number (the one on the Apple site) and it’s updated! Even better, my PowerBook is out for delivery!!

So for those of you with the two tracking...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I called my buddies at FedEx and they said... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Yeah I called my buddies at FedEx and they said that the package was waiting for “the paperwork to clear” at ATL E-Lite Group (whatever that is) and then it will be on its way. My original tracking...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh no! that's my worst fear! Good thing mine's... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Oh no! that's my worst fear! Good thing mine's going to be sent to my second home (work). I'm going to call FedEx now and see what's up, since the package hasn't moved from Indianapolis.
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, we’re all in the same boat it seems (or... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Yep, we’re all in the same boat it seems (or rather, our PowerBooks are in the same plane)... I’m not really sure what the whole Indianapolis thing is about, but I guess only time will tell us if it...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 02:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's what I posted earlier today in the... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Here's what I posted earlier today in the 'official waiting list' thread regarding FedEx Saturday deliveries and holidays:

FedEx Express will deliver on Saturdays if the package has that service...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 12:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
StiZeven - the correct tracking number should be... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
StiZeven - the correct tracking number should be in your Invoice Notification email under this line:

Salesperson Contact Entry Date Ship Date Routing Waybill Number

At...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 13, 2003 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
bbales – I bet our PowerBooks are on the same... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
bbales – I bet our PowerBooks are on the same plane, cause my tracking info is the same! Yay

[edit: actually come to think of it, I wonder what percentage of that plane is Apple product.. hmmm]
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 12, 2003 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bbales - I know what you mean about being... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
bbales - I know what you mean about being pathetic! I get people calling me all day at work wondering where their shipment is and why it hasn’t gotten to them yet and blah blah blah. And now I’m...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 12, 2003 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmmm, that is weird... Now I'm starting to wonder... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Hmmm, that is weird... Now I'm starting to wonder why mine says Indianapolis. Maybe I should call Apple... Does anyone else's say Indianapolis for their Delivery Location?
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 12, 2003 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bbales - what does your Delivery Location say?... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
bbales - what does your Delivery Location say? Mine says Indianapolis, and I live on the west coast. hmmm... My Estimated Delivery Date is 2/14 though, so I'm guessing it goes from Alaska to...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 12, 2003 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FedEx Express will deliver on Saturdays if the... 20,618 Views / 314 Replies  
FedEx Express will deliver on Saturdays if the package has that service on it. It is possible to change the service type of a package to a Saturday delivery while in transit, but I don’t know if...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 12, 2003 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got the shipment notification email this... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
I got the shipment notification email this morning at 7:00 am pacific. The invoice receipt came today at 4:30 pm. I don’t know if this is normal, but I would assume you’d get both emails on the same...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 12, 2003 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mikey - I am in Napa. Never been to Los Altos –... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Mikey - I am in Napa. Never been to Los Altos – but I’ve driven by on the way to / from San Jose..

Upon further investigation (boredom) I have realized that the tracking number on the apple site,...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 11, 2003 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah I got the 2-day shipping. I've never dealt... 7,475 Views / 217 Replies  
Yeah I got the 2-day shipping. I've never dealt with FedEx customs in this country, but when I’ve shipped to other countries (France, England, Germany, Australia, etc.) I've never seen a package...
Posted by Rivak, on Feb 11, 2003 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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