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I noticed the same behavior as MGLXP when I first... 803 Views / 4 Replies  
I noticed the same behavior as MGLXP when I first installed Tiger. Let your powerbook run unused for awhile. Once spotlight is done building it's index, it'll be snappy again.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on May 6, 2005 at 02:35 PM, in macOS
I experienced the same behavior. It appears that... 1,815 Views / 13 Replies  
I experienced the same behavior. It appears that Spotlight will create an initial index shortly after you login to Tiger for the first time, and then build a more comprehensive index later.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on May 5, 2005 at 03:50 PM, in macOS
I noticed that the geenie effect and expose... 1,302 Views / 17 Replies  
I noticed that the geenie effect and expose all-windows were slower when my Spotlight index was building, but now that it's done, everything is at least as fast as it used to be.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on May 3, 2005 at 04:32 PM, in macOS
I emailed Apple today, and compained very... 25,930 Views / 520 Replies  
I emailed Apple today, and compained very politely that I hadn't yet received my copy of Tiger as of 11am this morning. When they replied, they appologized, and offered me a free copy of iLife or...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on May 2, 2005 at 10:09 PM, in macOS
I got a 12" 1GHz earlier this month, and the... 1,000 Views / 18 Replies  
I got a 12" 1GHz earlier this month, and the screen is perfect. No white spots, even color and light distribution, and no dead pixels. My wifes 12" iBook, purchased at the same time, had an equally...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 26, 2004 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Why wouldn't it? I think the processor is fast... 657 Views / 8 Replies  
Why wouldn't it? I think the processor is fast enough, and it's got Firewire.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 25, 2004 at 10:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Fantastic program, I just installed it today. I... 1,653 Views / 27 Replies  
Fantastic program, I just installed it today. I was worried about the potential confusion for other users on my laptop, but was pleased to see that SideTrack doesn't do anything until you explicitly...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 24, 2004 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The iFlex looks like the best option. Thanks! 657 Views / 8 Replies  
The iFlex looks like the best option. Thanks!
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 24, 2004 at 02:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iSight mount for Pismo? 657 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm thinking about buying an iSight for my mother-in-law, who has a Pismo. The laptop clip that comes with the iSight doesn't work on pre-Titanium powerbooks, because of the curve in the edge of the...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 24, 2004 at 10:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought a 512 stick from Crucial for my PB 12"... 2,488 Views / 38 Replies  
I bought a 512 stick from Crucial for my PB 12" 1GHz. Installed it the day I got the laptop, and it would crash every now and then, almost always after the OS started to use more than 256MB ram (the...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 22, 2004 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ended up just returning the RAM, and getting a... 500 Views / 2 Replies  
I ended up just returning the RAM, and getting a replacement. The replacement works fine; I loaded up enough apps to be out of 'real' memory, and had no problems. The previous chip would cause the...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 15, 2004 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I put my 25GB Music folder in the /Users/Shared... 560 Views / 3 Replies  
I put my 25GB Music folder in the /Users/Shared directory, and retried encrypting my directory, which was now 2GB. It worked. I'm now copying my Music folder back into my home directory, which is...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 15, 2004 at 12:31 PM, in macOS
FileVault Verification Failed 560 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to enable FileVault on my Mac. My home directory is 27gb, and I've got 40gb free, so I don't think I'm running out of disk space. I go to the Security Preference Pane, enable FileVault,...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 15, 2004 at 11:14 AM, in macOS
I believe the Aluminum is also easier to shape.... 4,098 Views / 46 Replies  
I believe the Aluminum is also easier to shape. The ALBooks are much more curvy than the TiBooks ever were.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 12, 2004 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Memory testing? 500 Views / 2 Replies  
I took delivery of a 12" powerbook yesterday, and after confirming that it worked, put a brand new 512MB SODIMM from Crucial in it. I ran the Apple Hardware Extended test, and it reported that...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 12, 2004 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The 10.3.3 will update your entire system to the... 899 Views / 11 Replies  
The 10.3.3 will update your entire system to the latest versions of everything. All OS updates are cumulative. There is no way to downgrade save re-installing the OS, and even then, you might not be...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 12, 2004 at 01:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a Pismo, I bought it the day they were... 5,784 Views / 101 Replies  
I have a Pismo, I bought it the day they were announced. I think I paid $3600 for it, or close to that. I used it daily for two and a half years, and gave it to my girlfriend as she started Graduate...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 10, 2004 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Unless I'm mistaken, running a TiBook in... 1,069 Views / 13 Replies  
Unless I'm mistaken, running a TiBook in clamshell mode is fully supported. I ran a TiBook in clamshell mode for months at a time, connected to a 21" CRT.

The last Powerbook model to not support...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Mar 10, 2004 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try using Mozilla. But OS X runs fine on my... 692 Views / 9 Replies  
Try using Mozilla. But OS X runs fine on my Pismo with 512mb ram.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Feb 24, 2004 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been using DLT for the last 5 years, and... 781 Views / 6 Replies  
I've been using DLT for the last 5 years, and have never had a single problem with them. We recently moved to SDLT, which has a higher capacity. They're expensive, but they work great.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Feb 19, 2004 at 12:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mine is expected on the 18th. It's in Taiwan... 3,035 Views / 32 Replies  
Mine is expected on the 18th. It's in Taiwan right now, making it's way to PA. I ordered it after the keynote.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Feb 16, 2004 at 12:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have the MS BlueTooth mouse. It doesn't... 17,179 Views / 126 Replies  
I have the MS BlueTooth mouse. It doesn't require any drivers, but you don't get as much button customization as you might want. The scroll wheel works fine, and the two thumb buttons are usable...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Feb 2, 2004 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Instead of Apple putting a PCMCIA slot in the 12"... 758 Views / 10 Replies  
Instead of Apple putting a PCMCIA slot in the 12" powerbook, I'd much rather see them put in a CompactFlash slot, and provide media adapters so that other media types could use the slot as well. ...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Feb 2, 2004 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nothing yet... 605 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm looking into this now. I was first made aware of the SoundBridge this morning. Looks interesting, and as far as I can tell, is the only player that supports AAC. It doesn't mention if it...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Jan 8, 2004 at 10:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My Titanium 667 has the same range as my Pismo... 519 Views / 15 Replies  
My Titanium 667 has the same range as my Pismo 500. Strange that yours is having such a problem. Are you sure you didn't damage the antenna when installing the card? My 667 came with the card...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Oct 31, 2001 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I also have a Lacie PocketCDRW drive. Its not... 652 Views / 21 Replies  
I also have a Lacie PocketCDRW drive. Its not the fastest firewire CDRW available, but it is very rugged (the outside is blue rubber, looks nicer than it sounds). It is also bus powered firewire,...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Oct 28, 2001 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check out SpireUSA (http://www.spireusa.com/) for... 652 Views / 21 Replies  
Check out SpireUSA (http://www.spireusa.com/) for backpacks that will fit the Titanium. I just got a second bag from them. I have Vurt shoulder bag for my Pismo 500, and an Icon backpack for my...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Oct 28, 2001 at 10:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got an Icon backpack from SpireUSA... 888 Views / 48 Replies  
I just got an Icon backpack from SpireUSA (www.spireusa.com). Its a great bag. The second Spire bag I've owned (TiPB doesn't fit in my Vurt). I can fit tons of stuff in it, and it houses my Ti...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Oct 25, 2001 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my pismo right after it was announced. My... 485 Views / 5 Replies  
I got my pismo right after it was announced. My screen wasn't extra-blue like some of the early ones that shipped, and it has remained perfect (not even a dead pixel!). No trace of "pink" on my...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Oct 25, 2001 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered one, from the Apple Store for... 907 Views / 37 Replies  
I ordered one, from the Apple Store for Education.

Total, after tax and shipping was 400.14.
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Oct 25, 2001 at 02:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It pushed me over. I was poking around to see if... 638 Views / 9 Replies  
It pushed me over. I was poking around to see if I could find a better price at a reseller, but I also took the time to check the Apple Education store. Yesterday, the iPod wasn't even available...
Posted by DeRobeHer, on Oct 24, 2001 at 11:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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