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wtt: 2 gig 2nd gen Nano (silver) 425 Views / 1 Replies  
I want to trade for a 4 gig 1st gen white or black nano.

I bought it today and realized that I'm more of a fan of the og nano, rather than this one.

lemme know!
...
Posted by fowler, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:21 AM, in Marketplace
like i said, stupid mistake :p 438 Views / 3 Replies  
like i said, stupid mistake

:p
Posted by fowler, on Aug 13, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
n/m, stupid mistake :p 438 Views / 3 Replies  
n/m, stupid mistake :p
Posted by fowler, on Aug 13, 2006 at 12:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
coreduotemp reading only 1.0ghz? 438 Views / 3 Replies  
Kinda confused.. how can I make sure that things aren't running abnormaly slow?

there seems to be some sort of a slow down.. but nothing really that bad.
Posted by fowler, on Aug 13, 2006 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No scuffs on this end. The only downside is it... 810 Views / 9 Replies  
No scuffs on this end. The only downside is it comes in a brown refurb box rather than the sexy black box new mbps come in.
Posted by fowler, on Aug 11, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.barefeats.com/mbcd4.html 694 Views / 4 Replies  
http://www.barefeats.com/mbcd4.html
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 05:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've seen the same results on other benchmarks,... 694 Views / 4 Replies  
I've seen the same results on other benchmarks, which I'm trying to find right now...
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 05:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
macbook pro vs. macbook benchmarks (as well as others) 694 Views / 4 Replies  
Whenever I see benchmarks comparing the different intel models, I'm always a bit surprised to see that Macbook Pros almost always come in last, even when compared to regular Macbooks.

I've seen...
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hate working in dreamweaver on my mbp. After... 777 Views / 9 Replies  
I hate working in dreamweaver on my mbp. After using it on the windows side, it's sooooo much snappier and the interace is a lot better (although that's an osx problem, not a universal/rosetta deal)....
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
most likely, they're returns. the good... 810 Views / 9 Replies  
most likely, they're returns.

the good thing is that they come with upgrades sometimes. mine came with the 7200 rpm drive.. i've heard of others coming with more ram.
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
word, i just ordered it online. why was the... 566 Views / 7 Replies  
word, i just ordered it online.

why was the thread title edited, btw?
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mbp battery recall 566 Views / 7 Replies  
Can I just take the battery into an Apple store and have them replace it on the spot?
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 01:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
same here, well minus the logic board that... 810 Views / 9 Replies  
same here, well minus the logic board that they're replacing on pretty much any macbook pro..

specs are in my sig.
Posted by fowler, on Aug 10, 2006 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
are you going to cry? 121,702 Views / 2,183 Replies  
are you going to cry?
Posted by fowler, on Aug 7, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in macOS
The preview of 10.4.8 looked great. Can't wait to... 121,702 Views / 2,183 Replies  
The preview of 10.4.8 looked great. Can't wait to see what they do with 10.5!
Posted by fowler, on Aug 7, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in macOS
I wouldn't mind upgrading my macbook pro to a... 6,810 Views / 58 Replies  
I wouldn't mind upgrading my macbook pro to a merom.. that would sure make me feel better about being an early adopter.
Posted by fowler, on Aug 1, 2006 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
I've see the beta (or alpha) on some torrent... 949 Views / 2 Replies  
I've see the beta (or alpha) on some torrent sites.
Posted by fowler, on Aug 1, 2006 at 05:51 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
codeweavers crossover? 949 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone tried this yet? I'm considering installing a copy to test it out.. but don't feel like mucking up my hd with random files if it's not that good.
Posted by fowler, on Aug 1, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
restart and hold option 1,031 Views / 1 Replies  
restart and hold option
Posted by fowler, on Aug 1, 2006 at 04:44 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
how fast was the mbp that was inside? 1,136 Views / 17 Replies  
how fast was the mbp that was inside?
Posted by fowler, on Jul 20, 2006 at 06:47 PM, in Marketplace
do you have macbook pro boxes? specifically a 2.16 547 Views / 9 Replies  
do you have macbook pro boxes? specifically a 2.16
Posted by fowler, on Jul 20, 2006 at 06:46 PM, in Marketplace
cool, i'll send them out tomorrow at work :) 425 Views / 4 Replies  
cool, i'll send them out tomorrow at work :)
Posted by fowler, on Jul 16, 2006 at 01:59 PM, in Marketplace
just paypal me $1. [email protected] 425 Views / 4 Replies  
just paypal me $1. [email protected]
Posted by fowler, on Jul 16, 2006 at 12:19 PM, in Marketplace
fo' free: original macbook pro install dvds 425 Views / 4 Replies  
Free + shipping. 

I have an extra set that I can't use since they replaced my logic board. 

So, if you need them for something, they're here. 
Posted by fowler, on Jul 16, 2006 at 11:24 AM, in Marketplace
perfect, that's what I'm looking for. thanks. 775 Views / 4 Replies  
perfect, that's what I'm looking for. thanks.
Posted by fowler, on Jul 15, 2006 at 03:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I really like that case, but I need something... 775 Views / 4 Replies  
I really like that case, but I need something with firewire.

I had one of these guys:

http://testcentret.idg.se/qbild/produkter/stora/lacie-d2-extreme_stor.jpg
Posted by fowler, on Jul 15, 2006 at 03:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External HD cases? 775 Views / 4 Replies  
I think I may need a new one. First off, does anyone sell bare LaCie hd cases and if I can't find any, what's a good "mac like" hd case? I've scoured New Egg and haven't found anything that I really...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 15, 2006 at 02:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My hearing is pretty good.. and the whine has... 6,529 Views / 81 Replies  
My hearing is pretty good.. and the whine has never been unbearable. Maybe in a quiet room it can get annoying, but when it's 100º outside and fans are a blazin', it's probably not something that...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 15, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my computer back and as far as I can tell,... 6,529 Views / 81 Replies  
I got my computer back and as far as I can tell, there isn't much of a difference, aside from it running a lot cooler.. I haven't check for the whine yet, but I will soon.
Posted by fowler, on Jul 14, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't have to do much work at all. I took it... 6,529 Views / 81 Replies  
I didn't have to do much work at all. I took it in to an Apple store with a short list of what was wrong, including the whine, my airport losing connection after it went to sleep and the processor...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 12, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They're replacing my logic board as we speak. I... 6,529 Views / 81 Replies  
They're replacing my logic board as we speak. I had that whine that turned off when you turned on the iSight.
Posted by fowler, on Jul 11, 2006 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I have a sata>usb adapter in the mail. But... 644 Views / 7 Replies  
Yeah, I have a sata>usb adapter in the mail. But if I can get what I need done without having to open it, I think I'd be better off.

This is the last resort to resurrect the dead drive. I have a...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 10, 2006 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
powerbook hd in a G5 powermac? 644 Views / 7 Replies  
They'e both sata, so I figure they'd work.

I need to recover some files off of a dead pb drive. Hoping I can use the G5 here at work..
Posted by fowler, on Jul 10, 2006 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
two things. I reinstalled osx last night... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
two things.

I reinstalled osx last night (which I'm now realizing, I didn't need to do). I did a few tests right off the bat with a clean install. It was better, but not great. then removed my...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 6, 2006 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I use FontExplorer to manage my fonts. It does an... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
I use FontExplorer to manage my fonts. It does an iTunes type thing by copying them to a specific folder and and organizing them on it's own. It's been moving slow since I've installed all my fonts,...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 5, 2006 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
same thing.. nothing's changed. 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
same thing.. nothing's changed.
Posted by fowler, on Jul 5, 2006 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well, i logged in and out. i'll restart and see... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
well, i logged in and out. i'll restart and see if that helps.
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 11:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
uninstalled ape along with clear dock... ... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
uninstalled ape along with clear dock...

http://todayisokay.org/images/xb.png

now with button manager deals killed..

http://todayisokay.org/images/xb2.png

this isn't making sense.. it's...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
in the next couple days, i'm going to remove the... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
in the next couple days, i'm going to remove the 3rd party ram that I've installed and run the tests again. even though everything says that it's okay, you never know.. this sucks though.
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://todayisokay.org/images/amonitor.png ... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
http://todayisokay.org/images/amonitor.png

all looks normal to me...

and the with better performance selected:

http://todayisokay.org/images/xbench3.png

:/
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ran cinebench and came up with this... which... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
I ran cinebench and came up with this... which sorta disagrees with xbench..

confusing.

Rendering (Single CPU): 331 CB-CPU
Rendering (Multiple CPU): 626 CB-CPU

Multiprocessor Speedup:...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I can't do it now since I'm working on a project,... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
I can't do it now since I'm working on a project, but I have twice in the past when I ran into problems with bootcamp. Like I said before, when I've done a complete erasure and re-install, it's felt...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 12:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
is that normal? without the display hooked... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
is that normal?

without the display hooked up, there's a noticable improvement.. but it's still not as fast as I think it should be..

http://todayisokay.org/images/xbench2.png
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 01:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Darwin Kernel Version 8.7.1: Wed Jun 7 16:19:56... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
Darwin Kernel Version 8.7.1: Wed Jun 7 16:19:56 PDT 2006; root:xnu-792.9.72.obj~2/RELEASE_I386
Kernel configured for up to 2 processors.
2 processors are physically available.
2 processors are...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 01:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
here are my xbench results, which seem a heck of... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
here are my xbench results, which seem a heck of a lot lower than what I read in an arstechnica article here: http://arstechnica.com/reviews/hardware/macbookpro.ars/6
...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 01:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
one thing I should mention is that I've... 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
one thing I should mention is that I've reinstalled the system a couple times already (complete erase, not just reinstalling the os). in the past, it seems like this has mucked some stuff up.. but...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
everything feels sluggish 1,361 Views / 26 Replies  
First off, specs are in my sig.

I don't know what the deal is, but my computer is running pretty sluggish. scrolling through webpages seems like a task that it struggles with and running...
Posted by fowler, on Jul 4, 2006 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
use parallels? as far as I know, you're going to... 683 Views / 5 Replies  
use parallels? as far as I know, you're going to have to wait til the next version of bootcamp before that may or may not be fixed.
Posted by fowler, on Jun 23, 2006 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't read through this entire thread, but I... 4,190 Views / 164 Replies  
I haven't read through this entire thread, but I wanted to say I'm sorry for your loss. I lost a cat a few months back. He wasn't killed or anything like that (at least, I hope not), he just took off...
Posted by fowler, on Jun 23, 2006 at 01:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
With an attitude like this chick's, who would... 4,509 Views / 161 Replies  
With an attitude like this chick's, who would ever want to be with her?
Posted by fowler, on Jun 23, 2006 at 01:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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