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The price at the time of sale is $1299. There is... 796 Views / 4 Replies  
The price at the time of sale is $1299. There is a $200 rebate available from Microsoft Live for purchases made on ebay using paypal, so the final price for the buyer will be $1099. Apologies for...
Posted by robby818, on Nov 17, 2008 at 07:36 PM, in Marketplace
SOLD / please delete 796 Views / 4 Replies  
Includes: MacBook Air 1.6 Ghz 80 GB hard drive MB003LL/A, Apple External Superdrive. All original packaging.

SOLD
Posted by robby818, on Nov 17, 2008 at 04:02 PM, in Marketplace
i just picked up the Western Digital MyBook 500... 1,621 Views / 9 Replies  
i just picked up the Western Digital MyBook 500 GB external drive from Costco for $110.

things I like:
1. power switch
2. firewire & usb2 as well as eSATA
3. clean design
Posted by robby818, on Feb 18, 2008 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Please DELETE item was sold. 412 Views / 0 Replies  
Please remove post. Item sold. Thank you.
Posted by robby818, on Jan 4, 2008 at 05:38 AM, in Marketplace
Try the macally bookpad. It comes right up to the... 31,760 Views / 100 Replies  
Try the macally bookpad. It comes right up to the edge so alleviates the problem to some degree. Also, it feels really good.
BOOKPADB/W (Macally.com)...
Posted by robby818, on Nov 4, 2007 at 06:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The cheapest way is if you are a student or know... 1,200 Views / 8 Replies  
The cheapest way is if you are a student or know a student is to go through the educational institution. Universities sometimes have free or low cost versions of XP. My school gave out corporate...
Posted by robby818, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:09 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for posting this link. Wincloneis just... 630 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for posting this link. Wincloneis just what I needed. I usually make clones at 3 stages during a windows install. once after xp has finished its install, second after drivers have been...
Posted by robby818, on Aug 8, 2007 at 11:35 PM, in Applications
Ordered a stock 24" iMac on 8-8-7 from the on... 986 Views / 8 Replies  
Ordered a stock 24" iMac on 8-8-7 from the on line education store and the estimated ship date is 8-13-7.
Posted by robby818, on Aug 8, 2007 at 11:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ordered the "old" black macbook from Amazon... 2,399 Views / 39 Replies  
I ordered the "old" black macbook from Amazon yesterday. Glad I waited..saved $300.
Posted by robby818, on May 16, 2007 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
IE has deep hooks in Windows, by trying to... 1,414 Views / 5 Replies  
IE has deep hooks in Windows, by trying to uninstall IE7 you most likely have orphaned and damaged files that will cause instability in windows and will lead to crashes etc.

At this point, just...
Posted by robby818, on Mar 25, 2007 at 10:31 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The SD600 is selling for $220 at costco. The... 2,587 Views / 39 Replies  
The SD600 is selling for $220 at costco. The standard battery is excellent but if you travel buy two more. No need to buy the canon brand, amazon sells Lenmar brand batteries for $15 or so. With...
Posted by robby818, on Jan 3, 2007 at 02:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm less keen on Dell monitors after my... 8,919 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm less keen on Dell monitors after my experience with the 3007. I've been through four of them before I found one I liked:

March Rev 1- several dead pixels in distracting locations

March Rev...
Posted by robby818, on Nov 9, 2006 at 02:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think the sleep issue pertains to the tower... 8,919 Views / 31 Replies  
I think the sleep issue pertains to the tower machines. I had this issue on both a Power Mac and Mac Pro with the dell 200WFP, and now with the dell 3007. i thought the probelm was caused by...
Posted by robby818, on Nov 8, 2006 at 05:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The dual 2.0s refurbed were $1899 on the Apple... 1,133 Views / 10 Replies  
The dual 2.0s refurbed were $1899 on the Apple store a few days ago. They are gone now but will probably return before long. 2.66 is a better buy but if you are on a tight budget then 2.0 is still...
Posted by robby818, on Nov 8, 2006 at 04:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Silicone case + screen protector. I am using the... 971 Views / 5 Replies  
Silicone case + screen protector. I am using the Apple ones because they are closed on the bottom and the new nano is a bit thinner than the old nano and will slowly slip out of some 3rd party...
Posted by robby818, on Oct 29, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Palm Tungsten E2--buy a blemised one from either... 4,304 Views / 13 Replies  
Palm Tungsten E2--buy a blemised one from either overstock.com or the palm store for $140.

I like the Palm OS. It reminds me of my Mac interface. I tried windows mobile devices and they are...
Posted by robby818, on Oct 29, 2006 at 09:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have the Dell. 1. My first one (April 06)... 8,919 Views / 31 Replies  
I have the Dell.

1. My first one (April 06) had a much brighter right side than left side. This was observed by many owners and one of the reviews. It was really distracting. My latest one...
Posted by robby818, on Oct 19, 2006 at 12:24 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WTB: 1 GB ( 2 x 512 MB) of Mac Pro OEM RAM 336 Views / 0 Replies  
I am looking for two sticks of 512 MB RAM (1 GB total) for the Mac Pro. Apple OEM only. Please e-mail me with offers.

Thanks,

[email protected]
Posted by robby818, on Oct 18, 2006 at 12:26 AM, in Marketplace
My cd drive was stuck in its footholds (there's... 887 Views / 10 Replies  
My cd drive was stuck in its footholds (there's four screws under the drive that slide into metal tabs on the chassis). in order to get a better grip on the drive i used two thick cables wrapped...
Posted by robby818, on Oct 9, 2006 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a Mac Pro 2.66 with the ATI x1900 video... 3,172 Views / 42 Replies  
I have a Mac Pro 2.66 with the ATI x1900 video card. When I received it I was really happy with how quietly it ran. No fan revving like my G5 and nothing like my Quicksilver. The fan on the video...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 28, 2006 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks....$63 sounds right. I used 65 pounds for... 704 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks....$63 sounds right. I used 65 pounds for weight bec. that is what my Mac Pro box says on the outside, that may have pushed it into another price bracket. Most people on ebay are charging...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 28, 2006 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Shipping costs for a Power Mac? 704 Views / 6 Replies  
If anyone has recently shipped either a Power Mac G5 or a Mac Pro, can you post what it cost ot ship it? When I use the on line shipping calculator at the UPS site I get something like $120 for UPS...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 27, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
The only negatives I have heard are that 1.... 2,085 Views / 11 Replies  
The only negatives I have heard are that 1. earpiece volume is a tad low and 2. some hiss during mp3 playback. I really want one too, it would replace my nokia 6230. I think amazon is selling them...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 19, 2006 at 11:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FS: Apple Macintosh Power Mac G5 Dual 2.0 Ghz - $1500 751 Views / 1 Replies  
This is a reconditioned, open box Apple Power Mac G5 with
Dual 2.0 processors. It is Apple model F9032LL/A

2 GB DDR SDRAM(All Crucial, 4 Matching DIMMS),
Two hard drives (80 GB Boot and 160...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 17, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Adobe Photoshop CS Macintosh Edition - $300 325 Views / 0 Replies  
This is a GENUINE version of Adobe Photoshop CS for the Macintosh. I will also fill out the Adobe transfer of license form for the buyer. Thanks.
...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 17, 2006 at 02:18 PM, in Marketplace
FS: ATI Radeon x800 Macintosh Edition - $300 325 Views / 0 Replies  
Excellent condition, light use in a Power Mac dual 2.0 with a Dell 30" LCD. Works perfectly. I bought a Mac Pro so I no longer need this amazing card.
Original box sans UPC code.

Shipping from...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 17, 2006 at 02:04 PM, in Marketplace
FS: OS X Tiger (10.4) Retail DVD - $70 shipped 364 Views / 0 Replies  
Retail version of Apple OSX Tiger. Original box, documentation, and DVD. This DVD will do a full install. $130 retail.

Location: Los Angeles
...
Posted by robby818, on Sep 17, 2006 at 01:53 PM, in Marketplace
FS: iLife '04 $20 shipped 400 Views / 1 Replies  
$20 shipped
Location: Los Angeles

http://img60.imageshack.us/img60/421/img0300mn8.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Posted by robby818, on Sep 17, 2006 at 01:41 PM, in Marketplace
If your 5g is still under warranty (1 year) or... 1,812 Views / 14 Replies  
If your 5g is still under warranty (1 year) or you bought applecare, Apple will simply send you a new pair N/C. Just submit a repair order on the website:

http://depot.info.apple.com/ipod/
Posted by robby818, on Jul 30, 2006 at 11:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have a Dell 2407. rev. A02 "fixed" the banding... 2,162 Views / 28 Replies  
I have a Dell 2407. rev. A02 "fixed" the banding issue. BUT there is still some vertical banding. It's a minor annoyance for me, so I am keeping the monitor. You can order one through Costco's...
Posted by robby818, on Jul 22, 2006 at 11:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I own the Z5500. I use it in a bedroom and like... 1,670 Views / 7 Replies  
I own the Z5500. I use it in a bedroom and like it very much. The 5500 replaced a cambridge soundworks setup- one of the early gen. 5.1 mini systems. the cambridge system sounded good but i had...
Posted by robby818, on Jul 14, 2006 at 12:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, the 2G is a great iPod. Great battery... 1,442 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, the 2G is a great iPod. Great battery life. Unfortunately, I've been spoiled by the smaller lighter flash based ipods so I just want a larger capacity nano, no more hard drive based players...
Posted by robby818, on Jun 26, 2006 at 11:29 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Just for future reference- Apple has a battery... 1,442 Views / 11 Replies  
Just for future reference- Apple has a battery replacement program for ~$80. what is so great about the program, as opposed to doing it yourself for less money, is that Apple sends you a...
Posted by robby818, on Jun 25, 2006 at 10:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FS: IBM ThinkPad X22 (excellent condition) $360 shipped Priority 399 Views / 0 Replies  
CONTACT: [email protected]

LOCATION: Glendale, CA

Condition: I took really good care of this laptop. The screen is free of smudges or marks because I never touch the screen or let anyone...
Posted by robby818, on Jun 23, 2006 at 12:54 PM, in Marketplace
Oh, so how did the second one work out? If I had... 5,972 Views / 35 Replies  
Oh, so how did the second one work out? If I had a dead/stuck pixel in the middle of the screen I would probably eat the restocking fee as well. The standard that mfrs use before they replace the...
Posted by robby818, on May 22, 2006 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Fingerprints and smudges really stand out on the... 6,243 Views / 75 Replies  
Fingerprints and smudges really stand out on the glossy screens i have seen. fingerprints leave kind of a purple colored oilly mark that is very noticable. Matte screens tend to hide smudges.
...
Posted by robby818, on May 17, 2006 at 07:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The black tends to show oil left from your hands.... 64,210 Views / 246 Replies  
The black tends to show oil left from your hands. That is the main drawback to black. Looks great when new but with a little use I think the black would look kind of ugly- parts of it would be...
Posted by robby818, on May 17, 2006 at 02:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i agree with macpilot. Apple's battery... 5,617 Views / 15 Replies  
i agree with macpilot. Apple's battery replacement program is really an ipod replacement program. A good deal esp. if your ipod is acting funny and you can't figure out what is wrong.

i've owned...
Posted by robby818, on May 15, 2006 at 02:59 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
i use: ... 1,871 Views / 10 Replies  
i use:

http://www5e.biglobe.ne.jp/~arcana/StartupSound/index.en.html

works great.
Posted by robby818, on May 15, 2006 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does it backup/sync Contacts that are stored on... 1,554 Views / 18 Replies  
Does it backup/sync Contacts that are stored on the SIM card as well as in the phone's internal memory?

Just to be clear about iSync- I was able to move files back and forth between my Mac and my...
Posted by robby818, on Apr 5, 2006 at 09:49 PM, in Applications
I have a Dell 3007 connected to a PowerMac Dual... 968 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a Dell 3007 connected to a PowerMac Dual 2.0 Rev.A. The Dell has brightness up/down buttons on the front. There is no brightness support within OS X so use the (infuriating) buttons on the...
Posted by robby818, on Apr 5, 2006 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
That is really too bad. If a sales person wants... 4,860 Views / 50 Replies  
That is really too bad. If a sales person wants to be helpful he or she really needs to LISTEN to their customer's needs, not simply spout off their own personal biases.

I had a good experience...
Posted by robby818, on Mar 18, 2006 at 11:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wrong thread 5,395 Views / 74 Replies  
wrong thread
Posted by robby818, on Mar 14, 2006 at 11:49 PM, in macOS
Tooki's advice is going to save you a lot of... 797 Views / 4 Replies  
Tooki's advice is going to save you a lot of headaches, but you could also:

borrow a mini DV video camera that has analog pass through. Connect your VCR to the video camera by Composite...
Posted by robby818, on Mar 8, 2006 at 07:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iKlear is tricky stuff. If you misapply it, it... 1,025 Views / 14 Replies  
iKlear is tricky stuff. If you misapply it, it will appear to stain your screen-- looks really bad and makes you wish you never tried the stuff.

I use a microcloth to apply iklear, i spray a...
Posted by robby818, on Mar 1, 2006 at 12:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
I played with one at the Glendale store on... 2,954 Views / 29 Replies  
I played with one at the Glendale store on Sunday. The AC was not working in the store so it was sweltering inside. I stayed as long as I could stand it...

The screen brightness is amazing. ...
Posted by robby818, on Feb 28, 2006 at 12:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Or you can open the photos in Preview before you... 857 Views / 8 Replies  
Or you can open the photos in Preview before you start the slideshow. The photos will be in the correct order if you open them in preview first.
Posted by robby818, on Feb 25, 2006 at 03:51 AM, in macOS
Sell it..fast. Macs hold their value well, so... 1,716 Views / 14 Replies  
Sell it..fast. Macs hold their value well, so you can still fetch a nice amount for it. If you want a Media center I'd use hte money towards the next generation mini especially if it will come with...
Posted by robby818, on Feb 24, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is a freeware app by splasm that sort of... 994 Views / 13 Replies  
There is a freeware app by splasm that sort of reduces brightness. i used it for a awhile when I had the Dell 2005 but it wasn't the greatest piece of software because it couldn't keep your color...
Posted by robby818, on Feb 22, 2006 at 08:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I prefer the clean install as well, for pretty... 2,733 Views / 32 Replies  
I prefer the clean install as well, for pretty much the same reasons Milien stated--those language files take up a lot of room.

But I thought that you needed the retail version of the OS X...
Posted by robby818, on Feb 22, 2006 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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