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The Air seems fine power-wise for most users, my... 1,791 Views / 24 Replies  
The Air seems fine power-wise for most users, my main issue is that it's obsolete right when you buy it (even more so than other laptops :P). I like my computers to last ~5 years, so I wouldn't...
Posted by Kyros, on Mar 8, 2009 at 01:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can no longer choose power management from menu bar? 776 Views / 8 Replies  
Up until the last time I ran the software update, I was able to choose power management settings within the menu bar, without opening the system preferences, by clicking on the battery icon. It used...
Posted by Kyros, on Mar 7, 2009 at 08:32 PM, in macOS
What's the benefit of moving to a pair of Mac... 845 Views / 11 Replies  
What's the benefit of moving to a pair of Mac Minis? I assume you have a good reason to switch to them, but you don't mention anywhere in your post why your current setup isn't good enough :).
...
Posted by Kyros, on Jan 28, 2009 at 02:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
You're having core shutdowns and you haven't... 1,198 Views / 15 Replies  
You're having core shutdowns and you haven't brought it to the Apple store to get it fixed yet?
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 6, 2008 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think having core image means you can see... 5,793 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't think having core image means you can see the transparent menu. I'm almost positive my G4 Powerbook can do core image, but it's opaque in 10.5.
Posted by Kyros, on Jul 1, 2008 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
I wasn't planning on anything that crazy :), just... 4,069 Views / 14 Replies  
I wasn't planning on anything that crazy :), just curious. Thanks.
Posted by Kyros, on Jun 28, 2008 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The first thing I'd do if I were you is to max... 776 Views / 10 Replies  
The first thing I'd do if I were you is to max out your memory. Shouldn't cost more than 80-100 dollars, and it will make a huge difference. With max memory, I've found that my 1.5 ghz G4 basically...
Posted by Kyros, on Jun 27, 2008 at 07:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Assuming you have REALLY steady hands, would it... 4,069 Views / 14 Replies  
Assuming you have REALLY steady hands, would it be theoretically possible to swap out the soldered memory, or is there some software/hardware restriction that only lets it see 256 mb from that "slot?"
Posted by Kyros, on Jun 27, 2008 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12 inch non-widescreen MacBook Pro, ie a true... 1,991 Views / 48 Replies  
12 inch non-widescreen MacBook Pro, ie a true replacement for the 12 inch PB, but with a 1280 x 1024 resolution (preferably after 10.6/7 or whatever brings resolution independence). I'm fine with it...
Posted by Kyros, on Jun 27, 2008 at 07:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The last version of Netscape is nice since it... 1,299 Views / 19 Replies  
The last version of Netscape is nice since it runs Gmail, I can't remember if iCab (or other browsers, for that matter, I don't think I've tried any others) does or not. Obviously it doesn't matter...
Posted by Kyros, on Jun 10, 2008 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is this from experience or what you've heard? My... 3,074 Views / 39 Replies  
Is this from experience or what you've heard? My powerbook is definitely not faster under Leopard, the same at best, and it still feel less responsive when I have lots of tabs open in Safari, which...
Posted by Kyros, on Apr 23, 2008 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm definitely starting to feel the lack of speed... 3,074 Views / 39 Replies  
I'm definitely starting to feel the lack of speed compared to something like a MacBook on mine, unfortunately, and mine's a fully loaded last-generation model. It might be that I just installed...
Posted by Kyros, on Apr 22, 2008 at 12:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The weight might be fine to you, but for me, even... 1,338 Views / 17 Replies  
The weight might be fine to you, but for me, even the small difference (about a pound) between my 12 inch pb and my girlfriend's 15 inch MBP is enough that I really don't want to take the MBP...
Posted by Kyros, on Mar 28, 2008 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know about "great distance," but both my... 1,998 Views / 39 Replies  
I don't know about "great distance," but both my dad and I have dropped our 12 inch powerbooks from carrying height (I guess 2-3 feet or so?) onto concrete and they both survived fine, minus cosmetic...
Posted by Kyros, on Mar 28, 2008 at 03:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, there's basically only one model of 12 inch... 664 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes, there's basically only one model of 12 inch 1.5 ghz, the only possible difference would be superdrive vs. combo drive. When the 15 and 17 inch got upgraded in 2006, the 12 inch only got a price...
Posted by Kyros, on Feb 14, 2008 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Any idea what the shipping cost would be to... 1,964 Views / 38 Replies  
Any idea what the shipping cost would be to Vancouver, BC (if you are willing to ship to Canada)? I'm quite interested in one of the 466 Lime clamshells. I don't really care about particularly fast...
Posted by Kyros, on Feb 12, 2008 at 11:38 PM, in Marketplace
hmm She has neither installed. It seems... 1,136 Views / 7 Replies  
hmm

She has neither installed.

It seems that the problem gets worse with more tabs in firefox being open (10 or so tabs makes it take more than a minute to respond), I'm going to have her...
Posted by Kyros, on Feb 10, 2008 at 03:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've upgraded lots of macs this way, when I was... 2,115 Views / 10 Replies  
I've upgraded lots of macs this way, when I was younger I would buy old powermacs at garage sales and put new processors in them since it was cheaper than buying a new computer. All you do is open...
Posted by Kyros, on Feb 5, 2008 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know if I'm just really lucky, but I've... 2,016 Views / 16 Replies  
I don't know if I'm just really lucky, but I've always ordered cheap, no name brand memory from Newegg, and never had any trouble at all.

If you want the added security, OWC is probably best....
Posted by Kyros, on Feb 5, 2008 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
MBP takes about a minute to respond after waking up 1,136 Views / 7 Replies  
My girlfriend's MBP, which she got for Christmas, so it's very new, takes at least a minute to respond to any actions (mouseclick, apple-tab, etc) after it wakes up. Occasionally the screen also...
Posted by Kyros, on Feb 2, 2008 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think this is the key. What's the point of... 21,994 Views / 410 Replies  
I think this is the key. What's the point of having a wireless superdrive when it will be wired anyway, unless you build a tesla coil into the MBA, but I think that would introduce all kinds of...
Posted by Kyros, on Jan 30, 2008 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't bother fixing it, It would be barely... 1,071 Views / 22 Replies  
I wouldn't bother fixing it, It would be barely worth more than the cost of the repair, assuming it's a 1 gHz machine.
Posted by Kyros, on Jan 23, 2008 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My brother owns a black macbook from july or... 20,204 Views / 96 Replies  
My brother owns a black macbook from july or august 2007 or so, he's not exactly careful with his stuff and lives in a college dorm, but has not experienced any cracks up to a few days ago at least.
Posted by Kyros, on Jan 23, 2008 at 04:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the last gen 12 inch G4 powerbook, and I... 6,009 Views / 76 Replies  
I have the last gen 12 inch G4 powerbook, and I plan on using it for at least 2 more years. Of course, at that point I will be just out of undergraduate, and looking for graduate school/some work...
Posted by Kyros, on Jan 23, 2008 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The thing that bothers me the most is the... 21,994 Views / 410 Replies  
The thing that bothers me the most is the integrated battery. That's going to be a pricey replacement every 1.5-2 years if my (and my friends and family's) experiences with modern batteries is...
Posted by Kyros, on Jan 15, 2008 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A new DC/sound board for my Pismo A nice... 2,267 Views / 54 Replies  
A new DC/sound board for my Pismo

A nice pair of binoculars

A thermos with a tea strainer built in, which is awesome

And... this...
Posted by Kyros, on Dec 27, 2007 at 02:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm considering that machine myself, and my main... 1,463 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm considering that machine myself, and my main question is have you had any issues with heat? I know MBPs are supposed to get very hot, so I'm worried that the 2.6 will get painful.
Posted by Kyros, on Nov 29, 2007 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just for reference, my 12" 1.5Ghz PB gained a... 1,089 Views / 22 Replies  
Just for reference, my 12" 1.5Ghz PB gained a substantial boost in going from 768 to 1.25 GB ram. The main thing I saw was that having 10 tabs open in Safari didn't make it beachball anymore.
Posted by Kyros, on Sep 13, 2007 at 08:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The rules state that you have to name your price,... 715 Views / 2 Replies  
The rules state that you have to name your price, feelers aren't allowed on this forum. If you come up with a price for the Message Pad 2100, I'm interested in it. PM me please :).
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 18, 2007 at 04:40 PM, in Marketplace
If I used that card with a Pismo (ATI rage 128 or... 524 Views / 4 Replies  
If I used that card with a Pismo (ATI rage 128 or something, it has 8 mb vram), would I see a performance gain in games, etc, run on the external display? I assume there would be no difference to...
Posted by Kyros, on Jun 22, 2007 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow, this is exactly what my dad is looking for,... 777 Views / 4 Replies  
Wow, this is exactly what my dad is looking for, although he is rather wary about buying from non-retail stores. I'll pm you if he's interested though.
Posted by Kyros, on May 29, 2007 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Macofalltrades (http://www.macofalltrades.com)... 2,016 Views / 34 Replies  
Macofalltrades (http://www.macofalltrades.com) has a 12 inch/1.5 ghz for 900 USD. It's probably more than you pay on ebay, but at least this has the benefit of being a reputable store, and I'm pretty...
Posted by Kyros, on May 29, 2007 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So can I assume my 1.5 ghz 12 inch reduces to 766... 883 Views / 9 Replies  
So can I assume my 1.5 ghz 12 inch reduces to 766 or so?
Posted by Kyros, on Sep 22, 2006 at 12:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Many programs don't even work in classic, I know... 835 Views / 11 Replies  
Many programs don't even work in classic, I know I have several that only run in OS9.
Posted by Kyros, on Sep 22, 2006 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yet? They never will, so you probably should stop... 1,361 Views / 18 Replies  
Yet? They never will, so you probably should stop waiting for that.
Posted by Kyros, on Sep 11, 2006 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, my brother is Xpost Facto-ing Panther on his... 817 Views / 6 Replies  
Hmm, my brother is Xpost Facto-ing Panther on his Wallstreet, I'll see if I can ask him about it.
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 27, 2006 at 09:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well the OP also uses a , as a decimal, I thought... 946 Views / 8 Replies  
Well the OP also uses a , as a decimal, I thought only Europeans did that, but apparently he/she is in Tokyo, so maybe the Japanese do too? Anyway, the Go is probably a foreign term for GB.
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 27, 2006 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Penguin stuffed animals. And other penguin stuff.... 1,658 Views / 61 Replies  
Penguin stuffed animals. And other penguin stuff. It started in 3rd grade, I probably have a good 30 or so right now.
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 22, 2006 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I do realize I explained in a simplistic way,... 2,085 Views / 9 Replies  
I do realize I explained in a simplistic way, that was the idea, after all.
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 22, 2006 at 02:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's overlapping, but the collision separated its... 2,085 Views / 9 Replies  
It's overlapping, but the collision separated its concentration enough from normal matter that gravitational lensing from even more distant galaxies focuses around the dark matter rather than the...
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 22, 2006 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Someone I know personally's dad worked rather... 931 Views / 23 Replies  
Someone I know personally's dad worked rather high up in Apple (might still be working there, not sure), and she remembered playing video games with her brother on prototype computers that came out...
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 22, 2006 at 01:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Honestly it looks like a cheap PC to me... 5,780 Views / 33 Replies  
Honestly it looks like a cheap PC to me...
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 21, 2006 at 03:09 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Plug in a thumb drive and check the transfer... 593 Views / 3 Replies  
Plug in a thumb drive and check the transfer speeds. But I think all G4 iBooks have USB 2, I might be wrong though.
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 21, 2006 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Absolutely do not use Apple's financing. Get it... 6,062 Views / 8 Replies  
Absolutely do not use Apple's financing. Get it somewhere else if you need to, but you will end up paying way way too much through Apple.
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 21, 2006 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
This thread is hilarious. :thumbsup: 4,014 Views / 45 Replies  
This thread is hilarious. :thumbsup:
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 21, 2006 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Saying not to expect much from it seems strange... 1,065 Views / 12 Replies  
Saying not to expect much from it seems strange to me considering my main computer was a 450 mHz G4 cube until about a year ago, and it didn't seem slow for any tasks, including some photoshop CS and...
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 17, 2006 at 03:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
What? Apple is sending him a replacement. I don't... 1,705 Views / 18 Replies  
What? Apple is sending him a replacement. I don't think he can really tell them to wait...
Posted by Kyros, on Aug 17, 2006 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The best part of it is, is that the Rev D... 28,605 Views / 300 Replies  
The best part of it is, is that the Rev D powerbook will never be obsolete. It's the most powerful PPC laptop and it will always be.
Posted by Kyros, on Jul 20, 2006 at 03:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My powerbook (last 12 inch model, it was before... 4,749 Views / 37 Replies  
My powerbook (last 12 inch model, it was before the 15 and 17 inch got an "update," but as far as I know the 12 inch was left alone) maxes out at about 63 °C, and that's after hours of running the...
Posted by Kyros, on Jun 25, 2006 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Arstechnica Ran over their nano with a car and it... 1,141 Views / 12 Replies  
Arstechnica Ran over their nano with a car and it still worked, minus the screen. You are right about the luck part, especially with the hard drive based iPods. You can kill those with a simple drop...
Posted by Kyros, on May 26, 2006 at 01:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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