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Go for the 17" 1,153 Views / 20 Replies  
I have to agree with filmmaker2002... I also carry my 17" everywhere. The extra LCD real estate is priceless... I'd even consider a 19" laptop; however, I can't imagine the briefcase and the...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Sep 9, 2004 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
External DVD/CD burner to save laptop 570 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm looking for a good quality DVD/CD burner that I can use with my laptop to save the internal SuperDrive...

I'd like to have something portable enough to take it on the road with me on business...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Sep 9, 2004 at 10:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great performance with Canon 1D Mk II and Lexar 80x 1,035 Views / 14 Replies  
I am now the fortunate owner of a Canon 1D Mk II and a couple of Lexar 80x 2.0 GB cards.

Wow, what a performance improvement on my Canon 10D and Lexar 40x 2.0 GB card.

I will try to find some...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Sep 9, 2004 at 10:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: Re: powerbook memory 2,730 Views / 40 Replies  
The advantage is that there are only two memory slots in a laptop. Hence, if you need more memory, you'll most likely need to pull out an existing DIMM and replace it with a larger one... Larger...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Jan 15, 2004 at 09:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been looking for an external charger for the... 633 Views / 2 Replies  
I've been looking for an external charger for the 17" battery, too... I have not found one either.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 20, 2003 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Apple Store 2 day shipping - YEAH RIGHT! 4,268 Views / 22 Replies  
Sure would be nice to be delivered on Monday or Tuesday, huh? Let us know what results. I've been surprised a few times with deliveries MUCH quicker than quoted. Keep the faith.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 20, 2003 at 04:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My new 17" does not rattle. Get it checked out... 1,574 Views / 15 Replies  
My new 17" does not rattle. Get it checked out at Apple Store.:confused:
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 20, 2003 at 04:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery life doesn't magically get extended... 7,610 Views / 96 Replies  
Battery life doesn't magically get extended because of a new algorithm which predicts battery life... I'd forget all this chatter and wait until people have some real life hard facts.

BTW,...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 19, 2003 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Try making your Terminal window wider before... 7,610 Views / 96 Replies  
Try making your Terminal window wider before issuing the command.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 18, 2003 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not that I'm skeptical or anything, but I'm not... 7,610 Views / 96 Replies  
Not that I'm skeptical or anything, but I'm not holding my breath to see >10% of battery life increase with only 1% full charge delta. (Always willing to be surprised!) ;)
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 18, 2003 at 04:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: "E" key sleeps my Pismo. 683 Views / 3 Replies  
Schwa --

I don't recall the Pismo 400... Can you lift out the keyboard and try to use it away from the MB? This might help you isolate.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 18, 2003 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had a nearly full battery charge (98%+?) and... 7,610 Views / 96 Replies  
I had a nearly full battery charge (98%+?) and after running the install, it went to 3% with > 8 hours estimated to fully charge?!?!?! I can't believe that the update performed a full discharge in...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 18, 2003 at 02:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Albook 15" fan just started running constantly 846 Views / 9 Replies  
Let me guess -- You printed to a USB printer which wasn't hooked up at the time of print? If so, ever since, the Print Job Mgr is trying real hard to find your printer and get the job completed. ...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 18, 2003 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is sweet. I don't know how I would... 1,324 Views / 14 Replies  
This is sweet. I don't know how I would volunteerly turn over my laptop for a discretionary fix... (I know it needs fixed SOMETIME, the timing is what is discretionary!)

[Actually, I had a more...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 17, 2003 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't know if you'll feel any speed difference... 856 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't know if you'll feel any speed difference between FW 400 and USB 2.0... There is a definite speed difference between FW 400 and USB 1.0... I also notice the difference between FW 400 and FW...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 17, 2003 at 08:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
LadyBlue -- There are many in these forums... 979 Views / 8 Replies  
LadyBlue --

There are many in these forums who have been around Apple for a long time -- and also many who are recent switchers like yourself.

Congratulations on making the switch. Don't...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 15, 2003 at 06:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Time will tell... Resale price for 2 year old... 926 Views / 7 Replies  
Time will tell... Resale price for 2 year old high-tech electronics? Hmmm... :rolleyes: Well, at least you can enjoy it now...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 15, 2003 at 02:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Have people's credit cards been charged for the... 3,932 Views / 62 Replies  
Have people's credit cards been charged for the pre-orders???

Seems like a real long time to get this product to market (after announcing it and taking pre-orders)... :confused:
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 15, 2003 at 02:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
KraziKid -- Congrats on your new 17" PB. It... 926 Views / 7 Replies  
KraziKid --

Congrats on your new 17" PB. It is truly a nice engineering feat -- and oh, so elegant! Hopefully your single stuck pixel won't detract from the experience too much... (There are...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 15, 2003 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Without my powerbook... 842 Views / 6 Replies  
You shouldn't have problems through security. If you get stopped, just be sure to let security know that you also have a laptop -- and get them to make sure it doesn't sprout legs while you are...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 15, 2003 at 12:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It wasn't the screen which was the problem... It... 5,477 Views / 67 Replies  
It wasn't the screen which was the problem... It was fitting the the wrong size screen into the lid... However, this thread is NOT about white spots -- it is about how long it takes for Apple to...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 15, 2003 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Another thing to check before sending off to... 824 Views / 10 Replies  
Another thing to check before sending off to Apple Repair is whether or not the problem occurs with all screen sizes... Has the problem occurred with some of the other screen sizes? What are your...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After using LCD monitors, it is difficult to... 1,122 Views / 14 Replies  
After using LCD monitors, it is difficult to imaging giving up all of that deskspace ever again for a CRT.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 08:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You could also consider adding an external FW... 564 Views / 6 Replies  
You could also consider adding an external FW drive. The prices are really quite reasonable -- and your friends will appreciate it. :D
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 08:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you want to save $$$, you might wait for the... 1,533 Views / 11 Replies  
If you want to save $$$, you might wait for the Rev. C... Not to but a Rev. C, but to pick up a used Rev. A or B that is being displaced by someone with a new Rev. C...

...Or, you could wait...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: External Antenna For New 15AL 931 Views / 6 Replies  
Maybe you just need to talk your neighbor into getting a better base station :D
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would think that if you perform a "shutdown"... 842 Views / 6 Replies  
I would think that if you perform a "shutdown" and not just a "sleep", your PowerBook should be fine for the 3 weeks -- just make sure it is locked up so it is difficult to steal!

...Being without...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The 17" has two rubber stops next to the latch... 843 Views / 8 Replies  
The 17" has two rubber stops next to the latch pairs to keep the spacing. Don't know if it really needs more than this.

For the TiBook, that is a different matter... The spacing is so close...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aw, come on Some Toast... We're talking... 2,580 Views / 12 Replies  
Aw, come on Some Toast... We're talking PhotoShop TiBook big time. You can tell because the hinge isn't broken! ;)

Can you share how to pin the dock to a corner (as opposed to centered) on a...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 06:02 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Yep. Virtual hacks. (e.g., PhotoShop job) ... 2,580 Views / 12 Replies  
Yep. Virtual hacks. (e.g., PhotoShop job)

There isn't enough volume for all of the necessary items.

There are a couple of clues in the picture: notice the right speaker grill... You'll see...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 05:07 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I successfully purchased a couple of used... 1,270 Views / 15 Replies  
I successfully purchased a couple of used PowerMacs from eBay (two different sellers)... I agree with CIA, check out the seller -- not only the "Feedback", but also take some time to exchange a few...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 04:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wex -- Is it possible to put a small box fan... 802 Views / 7 Replies  
Wex --

Is it possible to put a small box fan on the 3.3" hole (to blow out the heated air from the cabinet)?

BTW, "Welcome to the Mac Community!"
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've got the similar "experience" as Laurence... ... 1,169 Views / 13 Replies  
I've got the similar "experience" as Laurence... however, my PC133 RAM is showing up as PC100-222S...

(Running Mac OS X (10.3.1) with System Profiler 4.0)
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 03:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
I must agree that Canon printers have worked... 1,168 Views / 16 Replies  
I must agree that Canon printers have worked better for me than Epson printers (head clogging)...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 03:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Now that you point this out, my AlBook is... 843 Views / 8 Replies  
Now that you point this out, my AlBook is "defective", too. Same problem with extra battery, too... :err: At least we don't have "white spots"!!! :)
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't think of a way to eject when out of battery... 1,003 Views / 18 Replies  
Can't think of a way to eject when out of battery power (with no external power available)...

Don't think this situation would cause a problem with your TiBook -- unless you need to return the DVD...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 03:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Camino 1,862 Views / 40 Replies  
Camino
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 02:55 AM, in macOS
Bummer... I tossed my old 68000-based Mac Plus... 5,092 Views / 21 Replies  
Bummer... I tossed my old 68000-based Mac Plus years ago... Ran across a bunch of my old application/game disks and this thread... No old ROM file... Sad.

This thread does bring back a bunch...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 02:48 AM, in macOS
More RAM usually equates to significantly better... 634 Views / 3 Replies  
More RAM usually equates to significantly better performance... but it all depends on how you use your 'Book...

If you question whether or not you are suffering from "low RAM syndrome", you can...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 02:17 AM, in macOS
Search for "RAM" (There are too many related... 785 Views / 5 Replies  
Search for "RAM" (There are too many related threads -- and you'll get your answer quicker if you look there.)

BTW -- Crucial seems to be a highly rated supplier.

Enjoy your new performance...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Panther Killed my Shared Printer! 651 Views / 2 Replies  
TheSpaz --

Did you solve your problem? I had similar behavior with a Canon printer. I do not believe that you will find the shared printer under "Rendevous Printers" -- but instead should see it...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 02:09 AM, in macOS
You can use "Activity Monitor" to check CPU,... 764 Views / 3 Replies  
You can use "Activity Monitor" to check CPU, network, memory, disk, etc.

You can also monitor the activity per process. Maybe this will help you track down what is happening to cause the...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 01:58 AM, in macOS
anaphora68 is right... Check with an Apple... 841 Views / 7 Replies  
anaphora68 is right... Check with an Apple Store... It doesn't hurt.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 12:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Unlike the G5 (which requires matched pairs),... 785 Views / 5 Replies  
Unlike the G5 (which requires matched pairs), there is no special constraint with memory installation on PowerBooks/iBooks.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 14, 2003 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It is even conceivable that your battery life... 705 Views / 4 Replies  
It is even conceivable that your battery life increased with more RAM installed... It all depends on how much virtual memory paging you were seeing... Disk activity takes more power than memory.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 13, 2003 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good points by Eug Wanker... I use a 6.3Mpix... 1,035 Views / 14 Replies  
Good points by Eug Wanker...

I use a 6.3Mpix Canon 10D... On numerous occasions, I have been forced to switch from RAW format (preferred for quality) to JPEG format in order to increase the...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 9, 2003 at 10:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use the same as littlegreenspud... Works... 539 Views / 3 Replies  
I use the same as littlegreenspud...

Works great. Deleted those button monitor routines in the startup items!
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 9, 2003 at 09:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wow! Just think how much you'd save with your... 892 Views / 6 Replies  
Wow! Just think how much you'd save with your 50% discount! :D
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 9, 2003 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There are several root user processes which seem... 3,865 Views / 33 Replies  
There are several root user processes which seem to have on-going background activity -- e.g., pmTool... Does anyone know if functions like Rendevous log status to disk???

Unfortunately, just...
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 5, 2003 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats and welcome to the Mac family. 814 Views / 4 Replies  
Congrats and welcome to the Mac family.
Posted by dgbatchelor, on Dec 3, 2003 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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