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Poll: Waiting on G5 as I only got my PB last September... 6,217 Views / 54 Replies  
Waiting on G5 as I only got my PB last September :)
Sure it's a good performance boost, but what I'm more jealous about is the price!!! What a great price cut!
Posted by BlueCat, on Apr 20, 2004 at 05:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had the same thing before. There was a larger... 712 Views / 7 Replies  
I had the same thing before. There was a larger gap on the right side. However, after having my white spot screen replaced, it's not there anymore. But the Apple technician did say to me that it...
Posted by BlueCat, on Mar 20, 2004 at 06:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Newbie, Just wanted to say Hi 690 Views / 9 Replies  
Welcome Neil, my current Mac is my first Mac too. After so many years in Windoze-land, I made a switch. I too have the 15" as my first Mac.
Posted by BlueCat, on Mar 20, 2004 at 05:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How can I find out what vendor made my LCD? 428 Views / 1 Replies  
I've just had my LCD replaced, how can I tell who the vendor of the LCD is?

Thanks.
Posted by BlueCat, on Feb 6, 2004 at 07:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Funny but obviously not true! 665 Views / 4 Replies  
This is pretty funny ... even though it's obviously not true :)

http://www.mikkelsen.id.au/Humour/video/mac.wmv
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 29, 2004 at 08:14 AM, in macOS
Norton Anti-virus v's Virex (with .Mac) 632 Views / 4 Replies  
Firstly, I understand that it is a common believe/reality that virus' don't exist on Macs but I'm just being precautious.

I've used Norton Anti-virus on Windows and trust it as a good product. I...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 28, 2004 at 05:57 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: MY 12' PowerBook is here!!! 933 Views / 8 Replies  
Well observed :)

But seriously, congrats toxin - welcome to the wonder world of Macs ... I took the plunge about 3 months ago and still have that first day feeling! OS X is a really good OS. I...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 24, 2004 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Coming from a Windows environment, I used to use... 3,100 Views / 34 Replies  
Coming from a Windows environment, I used to use the hibernate quite often. However, I often run into problems taht require me to reboot.

Now that I have my PB, I rarely shut it down. I can...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 24, 2004 at 01:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The only use i could think of for IR is probably... 837 Views / 13 Replies  
The only use i could think of for IR is probably to sync to non-BT phones.
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 24, 2004 at 01:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use PoketMac with my iPaq. It does everything... 576 Views / 3 Replies  
I use PoketMac with my iPaq. It does everything I need it todo - iCal, Address Book and Avantgo. It does a lot more but I don't really use them - such as installing Pocket PC apps, mail, iPhotos,...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 23, 2004 at 07:14 PM, in Applications
PocketMac and 99% system time! 532 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm using PocketMac 3 with my PB and I've noticed there's a daemon in the background called DCCMDaemon. Even with PocketMac app closed, it's still there (I guess that why it's a daemon!) and it's...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 23, 2004 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
I sync PocketMac with an iPaq 3970 via bluetooth.... 703 Views / 4 Replies  
I sync PocketMac with an iPaq 3970 via bluetooth. All seems pretty good. And yes, recurring appointments do have a bit of problem with Pocketmac. Although, I haven't really look to much into it,...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 16, 2004 at 11:28 PM, in Applications
.Mac, iCal and online calendars? 644 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

Currenlty I'm on the trial version of .Mac and so I do not get all the goodies. However, I would like to know, does fully paid members get an actual online calendar to view their iCal...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 15, 2004 at 01:19 AM, in Applications
Definitely agree with every point there. If I... 691 Views / 3 Replies  
Definitely agree with every point there. If I had the money, I would get myself a dual G5 as well as my PB :) I was even comtemplating a dual G4.

As this PB is my first Mac, I can't speak from...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 6, 2004 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Disappearing volume on 15" PB 566 Views / 1 Replies  
Once or twice before, I lost sound from my PB (speakers and headphones). Adjusting the volume did nothing, it didn't even make that clicking noise when the volume is adjusted. To fix it, I switched...
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 6, 2004 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, I wonder what looks I'll get if I pulled out... 2,177 Views / 24 Replies  
Yes, I wonder what looks I'll get if I pulled out a "pink" PB in a client meeting :)
Posted by BlueCat, on Jan 6, 2004 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
America's Army 770 Views / 6 Replies  
Good freeware first-person shooter! This is really the first game I've played on my PB and I'm very impressed how smooth it is!

And just in case people didn't know, Version 2.0 for OS X is out.
Posted by BlueCat, on Dec 23, 2003 at 07:30 AM, in Gaming
I connect my PB to a Red Hat 9 Linux server and... 1,249 Views / 19 Replies  
I connect my PB to a Red Hat 9 Linux server and it never remembers my details even though I can see it in Keychains!
Posted by BlueCat, on Dec 13, 2003 at 06:42 AM, in macOS
I got my PB15 on the day of the Australian... 1,427 Views / 8 Replies  
I got my PB15 on the day of the Australian Panther launch ... so it's been about a month and a half now ... everything is a-okay ... the onl problem I have is I can't keep away from my PB :)
Posted by BlueCat, on Dec 13, 2003 at 06:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any chance of you remembering whether the right... 1,047 Views / 4 Replies  
Any chance of you remembering whether the right speaker is slightly blocked by something? I've noticed that PB15 speakers appeared to be slightly left biased. I had thought it may had to do with...
Posted by BlueCat, on Dec 13, 2003 at 06:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the same issue and I'm connecting to a... 1,249 Views / 19 Replies  
I have the same issue and I'm connecting to a Linux machine serving a Windows domain. Unfortunately, I haven't figured out why :(
Posted by BlueCat, on Dec 1, 2003 at 08:39 AM, in macOS
Re: Root User Question 789 Views / 5 Replies  
You can confirm that you have logged in as root? (I'm sure you have but ...) just to confirm, have you ran something like "who am i" or "id" in a command prompt after logging in as root BUT using...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 29, 2003 at 07:41 AM, in macOS
After reading this thread, I decided to finally... 1,373 Views / 9 Replies  
After reading this thread, I decided to finally try out the DVI-VGA connector and external display port.

Well, I'm happy to report my 15PB is okay. I'm connecting it to an external 17" (IBM E74)...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 29, 2003 at 06:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Tell me something about Apple AL15" 1,081 Views / 6 Replies  
CPU - Moto
Screen - Samsung (I think)
SuperDrive - Matshita
Harddisk - Fujitsu
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 29, 2003 at 06:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 12" is now mine! 1,087 Views / 9 Replies  
Congrats on your new PB. As for ALT-Tab, upgrade to Panther and you'll get the Alt-Tab you expect from Windows plus more (including the ability to click on an icon in the popup.

Oh another thing...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 28, 2003 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Quciktime Pro 555 Views / 1 Replies  
Is Quicktime Pro worth upgrading to? How many people have upgraded? And what do you use it for? Thanks.
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 22, 2003 at 08:32 PM, in Applications
Re: Microsoft IntelliMouse 1,325 Views / 16 Replies  
Sorry no feedback on the Intelli-mouse but I guess if it's like it's predecessor, it will be a good mouse (i've got the old wired intelli-mouse explorer - great mouse).

However, I just wanted to...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 08:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Microsoft Virtual PC 1,396 Views / 12 Replies  
I know there are threads around about VPC, but I would like to obtain a current view from those who are using the latest version (whatever it may be 6.1.x?) of VPC?

I've demo'd VPC in action on...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 07:41 PM, in Applications
Re: best for gaming mac or pc 1,093 Views / 12 Replies  
As with Cadaver ... it's Mac + PS2 for me!

But in answer to your question, no doubt about it, PC are better for games. As mentioned already, definitelly custom build your own - don't go for the...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 07:08 PM, in Gaming
Could try running "netstat -a" from the command... 588 Views / 6 Replies  
Could try running "netstat -a" from the command line. I think this would be harder if you're chatting to more than one person :)
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 06:55 PM, in macOS
Re: importing e-mail messages? 581 Views / 3 Replies  
... piece of cake :) this worked for me with no problems ...

http://www.jarango.com/en/individual/2002/07/000200-migrating_email_from_outlook_windows_to_entourage_mac_os_x.html
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 11:12 AM, in Applications
Poll: Another hands up here for "misleading poll",... 1,782 Views / 14 Replies  
Another hands up here for "misleading poll", hence I'm replying with "YES I AM VERY SATISFIED AND NO I DO NOT HAVE ANY DEFECTS!"
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm being a scumbag, still using the original... 1,713 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm being a scumbag, still using the original packaging insert!!! Plus, we don't geet so many different options in Australia. I think the only only local is the ACME (I think), basically the one...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Recently replaced my Thinkpad R32 with my PB15. ... 6,353 Views / 64 Replies  
Recently replaced my Thinkpad R32 with my PB15. I don't work in funky industries like video editing, etc :( I'm an IT consultant and so things I do are the usual email/internet stuff. Lots of...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 21, 2003 at 10:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Damn web browsers in OSX!!! 1,075 Views / 14 Replies  
If there's one thing that will make me switch back to the dark side is the constant stream of web browsing issues I encounter :brick:

I actually have FOUR browsers installed: Safari, IE, Camino...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 19, 2003 at 06:37 PM, in Applications
... I know how you feel, I actually did switch to... 531 Views / 4 Replies  
... I know how you feel, I actually did switch to Mail for a couple of days and all was pretty good. It's just the pretty lame calendar and to-do in iCal that's holding me back to ditching Entourage!
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 19, 2003 at 06:23 PM, in Applications
Sorry I don't have the screen issue that you... 854 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry I don't have the screen issue that you speak of, but I do remember reading in this forum some time back about this issue. I don't have the link, but try doing a search.
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 17, 2003 at 09:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was in a similar situation as you but I decided... 1,452 Views / 21 Replies  
I was in a similar situation as you but I decided to go for the 15":
1. It was going to be my main computer. Should I had had the money, I probably would had love to have a dual G5 and a 12" PB!...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 17, 2003 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep that's the one, thanks. 1,085 Views / 4 Replies  
Yep that's the one, thanks.
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 14, 2003 at 07:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This may help: ... 1,807 Views / 25 Replies  
This may help:

http://www.barefeats.com/al15b.html
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 14, 2003 at 05:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Opening up the PB15 1,085 Views / 4 Replies  
Sometime back there was a post with a link to a site where there were pics of the PB15 disassembled. I couldn't find it via the search - can someone please direct me to that site?
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 14, 2003 at 05:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Help - VT100 pF keys 995 Views / 8 Replies  
Hopefully I'm understanding you correctly here, but have you tried maybe using <ESC>-1 for pF1, <ESC>-2 for pF2, etc. If I'm totally off topic I apologise - sleepy :sleep:

I probably should...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 13, 2003 at 11:00 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: How do you backup your data? 892 Views / 15 Replies  
Does this "really" require a .Mac account? I'm not a member and to be honest probably do not intend to be sign up (not that I think it's bad or anything ... just probably a lil' costly for me :)).
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 13, 2003 at 01:30 AM, in macOS
Help with Entourage fonts ... 531 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone who use Entourage suffer from font size problmes?

When I receive email both in the preview pane and when I open the mail, the fonts are pretty small.

When I create an email, the...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 13, 2003 at 01:24 AM, in Applications
How do you backup your data? 892 Views / 15 Replies  
Does OSX have some sort of built-in backup tool that can handle incremental backups? I would like to backup my data on a regular basis but for obvious reasons, do not want to backup everything...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 12, 2003 at 10:13 PM, in macOS
Re: Powerbook need to be plugged into Airport Extreme to work properly? 716 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm with BkueKanoodle ... unless you really want an AE base station (maybe for it's looks or something), I would save the cash and get a non-Apple branded unit. I use a Netgear WGR614 (includes...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 11, 2003 at 07:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any good Panther books out yet? 524 Views / 3 Replies  
Do anyone know of any good Panther books that is currently out. For example, I think "Mac OSX Panther Unleashed" is meant to be pretty good (but I don't think it's released it). I'm after a book...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 10, 2003 at 08:35 AM, in macOS
Crashed - what is your definition of crashed in... 703 Views / 3 Replies  
Crashed - what is your definition of crashed in OSX? Having a touch under 3 weeks experience with OSX, I've not actually ever seen it 'crashed". I am a switcher and i can tell you when Windows...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 10, 2003 at 08:31 AM, in macOS
Sorry to hear about your unfortunate entry into... 725 Views / 7 Replies  
Sorry to hear about your unfortunate entry into the Mac world. However, as you are, stay optimistic - the OS is truly a nice change from say Windows. Good luck with your third PB.
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 10, 2003 at 08:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks everyone for your reply, just one further... 721 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks everyone for your reply, just one further question on OS X and software installation. When I use the System Profiler and look at Applications installed. Where does it get this info? Does it...
Posted by BlueCat, on Nov 10, 2003 at 07:21 AM, in macOS
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