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can you post a link to where you found it? 478 Views / 2 Replies  
can you post a link to where you found it?
Posted by scott brown, on Nov 20, 2003 at 10:38 AM, in Developer Center
it does void it on the aluminum ones... 1,801 Views / 18 Replies  
it does void it on the aluminum ones...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 31, 2003 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i have a 17 inch rev b, i use it constantly, and... 692 Views / 7 Replies  
i have a 17 inch rev b, i use it constantly, and it doesn't even feel warm most of the time. heat is NOT an issue at all with this one for me
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 31, 2003 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
>>Any professional audio tech will tell you that... 1,262 Views / 19 Replies  
>>Any professional audio tech will tell you that the only difference between Radio Shack and Monster is the price.I have seen just as many Monster Cables fail as I have seen store brand cables fail....
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 28, 2003 at 11:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wasn't the ram a clean install did not fix... 700 Views / 5 Replies  
wasn't the ram

a clean install did not fix it, so i thought what the hell and tried a clean install *again*

that did it
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 27, 2003 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if that's the case i'll be extremely pissed,... 700 Views / 5 Replies  
if that's the case i'll be extremely pissed, considering the machine came with 640 from apple
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 27, 2003 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
installed panther- 12 inch PB won't boot 700 Views / 5 Replies  
17 inch has had 10.3 for a few weeks now (i'm a software developer) but i just put 10.3 on the 12 inch today (audio machine, and the 10.3 drivers weren't out yet)

well, the machine won't boot...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 27, 2003 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
>>Yes, Monster Cable *is* higher quality. I used... 1,262 Views / 19 Replies  
>>Yes, Monster Cable *is* higher quality. I used crap cable in my car, then I replaced it with Monster Cable, and the change was unbelievable, a MUCH clearer signal. <<


monster is crap for the...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 21, 2003 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
monster quality is not saying much... 1,262 Views / 19 Replies  
monster quality is not saying much...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 20, 2003 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
keyboard won't light up anymore 613 Views / 2 Replies  
just repaired permissions, and now i can' get the keyboard to light up at all naymore. f9/f10 shows the circle with a line through it meaning it can't turn on the brightness. restarting doesn't...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 18, 2003 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. put in install disc 1. double click installer... 667 Views / 9 Replies  
1. put in install disc 1. double click installer
2. machine will boot from that cd
3. start installation
4. insert disc 2 when prompted
5. it's done

seriously, that's it. just like any other...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 8, 2003 at 04:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i currently own a 12 inch powerbook and a 17 inch... 2,429 Views / 45 Replies  
i currently own a 12 inch powerbook and a 17 inch powerbook. no more tower

before the 17, i had a g4 tower with 2 17 inch monitors. sold all that for the 17 inch PB and couldn't be happier.
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 8, 2003 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
17 inch PB xbench 10.2.7 vs 10.3 766 Views / 4 Replies  
10.2.7 stock wit NOTHING installed vs 10.3 with 30 gigs+ used (43 gigs left). 5400rpm 80 gig drive, 1 gig ram. 103 7b85. yes i am a developer :)

10.2.7 first:
Results 113.01
System Info ...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 4, 2003 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
long pipelines have disadvantages though, notably... 1,348 Views / 29 Replies  
long pipelines have disadvantages though, notably when dealing with unpredictable branching. in this case, the whole pipeline needs to be flushed and refilled. the longer the pipeline, the more...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 2, 2003 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
>>We are taking actually battery life...not... 6,077 Views / 117 Replies  
>>We are taking actually battery life...not indicated battery life.<<


I was also talking actual battery life, not indicated battery life. I've found that it's higher under 10.3 than under...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 1, 2003 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
>>ou are the ONLY one making this claim. There... 6,077 Views / 117 Replies  
>>ou are the ONLY one making this claim. There are hundreds of Panther beta testers out there and NOT one of them is make the same claim. <<


i counted a few right here in this thread. I've...
Posted by scott brown, on Oct 1, 2003 at 07:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
watched an 85 minute movie last night on a flight... 786 Views / 6 Replies  
watched an 85 minute movie last night on a flight and my 17 incher had 63% battery left after it was done
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 29, 2003 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i bought a 17 and i absolutely love it. but,... 1,122 Views / 26 Replies  
i bought a 17 and i absolutely love it. but, like you said, do I need it?

i always had a dual monitor setup (2 17inch 1280x1024) while in school because I did a lot of coding and a lot of pro...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 29, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
they look great to me... 1,650 Views / 34 Replies  
they look great to me...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 29, 2003 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
scores on the 5400rpm in my new 17incher,... 1,698 Views / 26 Replies  
scores on the 5400rpm in my new 17incher, originally posted in another thread. looks like it beats the 7200

Disk Test 81.57
Sequential 98.95
Uncached Write 102.92 40.97 MB/sec [4K blocks]...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 26, 2003 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
overall score is highest on the xbench site... 655 Views / 3 Replies  
overall score is highest on the xbench site (unless i'm blind, which is extremely possible)
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 25, 2003 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
17 inch 5400rpm benchmarks 655 Views / 3 Replies  
Results 113.01
System Info
Xbench Version 1.1.1
System Version 10.2.7 (6R55)
Physical RAM 1024 MB
Model PowerBook5,3
Processor PowerPC G4 @ 1.33 GHz
L1 Cache 32K...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 25, 2003 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
my 17inch was delivered to my home, but i won't... 29,498 Views / 513 Replies  
my 17inch was delivered to my home, but i won't be there for another 5 hours to test it all out

17 incher, 1 gig ram, 5400 rpm drive
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 25, 2003 at 01:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well i should have had it yesterday and been able... 29,498 Views / 513 Replies  
well i should have had it yesterday and been able to post 5400rpm benchmarks for the 17, but mine was sent from chicago to NY via GROUND, even though I paid for 2 day. now it's 8 miles from my...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 25, 2003 at 09:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i'll post xbench scores tonight of my 17incher... 3,852 Views / 62 Replies  
i'll post xbench scores tonight of my 17incher with 5400rpm drive
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 24, 2003 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
note to all: don't use the shipping number... 29,498 Views / 513 Replies  
note to all:

don't use the shipping number to track. track by *reference* number on the airborne site (click on track, then on the reference tab).

enter in the date it supposedly shipped,...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 24, 2003 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dear Apple Customer, The following products... 29,498 Views / 513 Replies  
Dear Apple Customer,

The following products shipped on 09/22/2003. Transit time will
depend upon whether you have chosen standard or premium freight
options. If your order is shipping standard...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 22, 2003 at 06:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yet another hard drive post 400 Views / 0 Replies  
haven't found a definitive answer on this one.

i ordered the 5400rpm drive in a 17, so my shipment was pushed back from the 19th until who knows whenever. i'm thinking screw the 5400 at this...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 20, 2003 at 10:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
but i actually want the faster drive. 4200 isn't... 822 Views / 12 Replies  
but i actually want the faster drive. 4200 isn't good enough....the 5400 and 7200's rock in a laptop
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 20, 2003 at 12:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i just am thinking of it because i won't end up... 822 Views / 12 Replies  
i just am thinking of it because i won't end up waiting for the (delayed) online store order. i could pick one up tomorrow instead of waiting...


sorry for the redundant thread, i didn't see...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 19, 2003 at 10:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
swapping hard drive on a 17 822 Views / 12 Replies  
void my warranty? thinking of just getting a stock 17 and putting in a 7200rpm drive...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 19, 2003 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
why do morons work at the apple store? 1,155 Views / 17 Replies  
just called up the local apple store because my online 17 inch order was delayed. we were discussing what they had in stock, and the current line of powerbooks. he kept telling me how i was wrong...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 19, 2003 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
and so it begins.... 640 Views / 1 Replies  
ordered 630am EST tues morning. 17 inch with 5400 rpm drive. had said shipping on or by 9-19 the whole time...still does actually
-----

Dear Valued Apple Customer,

We appreciate your...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 19, 2003 at 06:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't see what's "obvious" about that statement... 3,573 Views / 40 Replies  
I don't see what's "obvious" about that statement at all. the 2 machines have completely different power requirements.

it's like saying that a 17 inch PB with a 58watt-hour battery will obviously...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 19, 2003 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
24/44.1 is not "behind the times" if someone... 695 Views / 2 Replies  
24/44.1 is not "behind the times"

if someone is recording for cd, he/she might want to record at 24/44.1 and then dither down to 16 to capture more resolution (and also avoiding introducing...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 18, 2003 at 07:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
damn, quickly 78 bucks from 40 for the SF sleeve... 761 Views / 11 Replies  
damn, quickly 78 bucks from 40 for the SF sleeve with strap and flap. though after spending 3grand on the powerbook i should shut the hell up...hehe

thanks guys (and gals), i appreciate it
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 16, 2003 at 12:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks... what's the deal with that... 761 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks...

what's the deal with that ballistic flap? necessary?
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 16, 2003 at 11:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
17 inch SLEEVE? not bag 761 Views / 11 Replies  
tons of posts here on laptop bags. i have a bag i like using already, so those aren't what i need

i don't see enough on sleeves. what sleeve for the 17inch are you all using? what do you...
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 16, 2003 at 11:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1-3 days. 17 inch with 5400 rpm drive. 703 Views / 6 Replies  
1-3 days. 17 inch with 5400 rpm drive.
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 16, 2003 at 07:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
new 17 ordered 590 Views / 4 Replies  
stock ram since who pays 270 bucks for 512 megs?

80 gig 5400 rpm drive
applecare

says 1-3 days, we'll see.
Posted by scott brown, on Sep 16, 2003 at 07:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone buy from digicompint? 392 Views / 0 Replies  
curious to hear any experiences, deal-mac has a VERY interesting post about them today
Posted by scott brown, on Aug 27, 2003 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks, that looks sweet 669 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks, that looks sweet
Posted by scott brown, on Aug 20, 2003 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
17 inch bag? 669 Views / 5 Replies  
deided on a 17 inch over a 15. what bag/backpacks would you guys recommend? i know there are many threads like this, but i'm looking for different kind of stuff, not just the standard bags (though...
Posted by scott brown, on Aug 20, 2003 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15 or 17inch? 798 Views / 7 Replies  
going to get a new PB when the new ones are announced. assuming the same specs for both 15 and 17 (except screen size), what would you get? why?
Posted by scott brown, on Aug 18, 2003 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
me too 1,762 Views / 25 Replies  
one came off the other day, no idea where it is
Posted by scott brown, on Apr 1, 2003 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12inch USB not giving enough power? 604 Views / 4 Replies  
i used 2 previous ibooks (dual usb, 500mhz and 800mhz) to record 24 bit audio without a problem. on my 12inch powerbook, i have serious issues. dropped samples, blips, etc. i'm thinking maybe the...
Posted by scott brown, on Mar 4, 2003 at 10:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sounds right to me 1,514 Views / 25 Replies  
when i had an ibook, i had to send it in 2x. both times the ibook was back in my hands in 3 business days
Posted by scott brown, on Feb 28, 2003 at 10:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the only setting i has that's not the max... 589 Views / 3 Replies  
the only setting i has that's not the max performance is the display. cpu is max, HD never sleeps, machine never sleeps


apple support was of no help, they said it's not a hardware issue, but an...
Posted by scott brown, on Feb 12, 2003 at 11:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
major audio problem 589 Views / 3 Replies  
my powerbook works fine for audio input, i can take in a 24/96 input over USB with no problems, but there one HUGE problem i never experienced with my previous macs: have the energy saver settings...
Posted by scott brown, on Feb 12, 2003 at 10:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
using the foam is fine, but it doesn't get rid of... 727 Views / 7 Replies  
using the foam is fine, but it doesn't get rid of the marks that are already there...
Posted by scott brown, on Feb 10, 2003 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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