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Ok I like: 1. The new glass and aluminum... 18,112 Views / 302 Replies  
Ok

I like:
1. The new glass and aluminum enclosure. Basically because many design studios are using iMac as their work station and more professional look & feel is welcome.
2. The new keyboard....
Posted by ddma, on Aug 8, 2007 at 04:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
Congratulation! 28,890 Views / 153 Replies  
Congratulation!
Posted by ddma, on Aug 8, 2007 at 04:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Using 17-inch HD 4GB RAM running IMs, Mail,... 1,791 Views / 24 Replies  
Using 17-inch HD 4GB RAM running IMs, Mail, iTunes and normal web surfing. It's less hot compare with 1st gen MBP. By the way, the default fan speed is 2k rpm instead of 1.5k rpm now.
...
Posted by ddma, on Jun 25, 2007 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, since the 2nd generation Aluminum PowerBook... 723 Views / 7 Replies  
No, since the 2nd generation Aluminum PowerBook G4 to the latest MacBook Pro, Apple has fixed the issue.

D.
Posted by ddma, on Jun 24, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Welcome to Mac World. Here is the link from... 1,367 Views / 15 Replies  
Welcome to Mac World. Here is the link from Apple.com where you can browse a lot of useful tips:
Apple - Pro - Mac OS X Tips (http://www.apple.com/pro/tips/)
Posted by ddma, on Jun 14, 2007 at 10:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Congratulation! 1,860 Views / 33 Replies  
Congratulation!
Posted by ddma, on Jun 10, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ordered 17-inch CTO - 17-inch hi-res glossy +... 1,860 Views / 33 Replies  
Ordered 17-inch CTO - 17-inch hi-res glossy + 160GB 7,200

Delivers by 12th to 14th.

Hong Kong
Posted by ddma, on Jun 9, 2007 at 07:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have placed an order for the new MacBook Pro... 10,326 Views / 148 Replies  
I have placed an order for the new MacBook Pro 17-inch with hi-res glossy display to replace my first gen MacBook Pro 15-inch :) The 1920x1200 hi-res is what made me decided to switch to 17-inch. If...
Posted by ddma, on Jun 6, 2007 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just me or ... this laptop has a funny looking... 5,411 Views / 46 Replies  
Just me or ... this laptop has a funny looking trackpad... see the buttons below.
Posted by ddma, on May 26, 2007 at 12:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Blacklit keyboard, innovative? Less than 1"... 4,379 Views / 65 Replies  
Blacklit keyboard, innovative?
Less than 1" thin, innovative?
Ambient Light Sensor, innovative?
Sudden Motion Sensor, innovative?
Multi-finger Track Pad, innovative?
FW800, innovative?
Magnet...
Posted by ddma, on Feb 27, 2007 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi b1NARY73, I am MacBook Pro 15" (Core... 3,822 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi b1NARY73,

I am MacBook Pro 15" (Core Duo). My company have recently received Windows Vista Business DVD through MS Partner Program. Since I have heard a lot about the current Boot Camp's...
Posted by ddma, on Feb 15, 2007 at 04:47 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
True, mobile version of Core 2 Duo is not as... 8,321 Views / 59 Replies  
True, mobile version of Core 2 Duo is not as impressive as desktop version of Core 2 Duo.
Posted by ddma, on Oct 5, 2006 at 03:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
One more thing, the original MBP 1.67/1.83... 8,321 Views / 59 Replies  
One more thing, the original MBP 1.67/1.83 configuration was never released to consumer... You never know if they had had it built :-P
Posted by ddma, on Oct 5, 2006 at 12:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The Rev A MBP was a different story as it was the... 8,321 Views / 59 Replies  
The Rev A MBP was a different story as it was the first MBP with Intel chip, Apple definitely wanted to have the best chips on it in order to compete with other PC makers. And the CPU in iMac is...
Posted by ddma, on Oct 5, 2006 at 12:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
lol, my boyfriend is having the same problem! He... 496 Views / 4 Replies  
lol, my boyfriend is having the same problem! He went to C.A.S.E and found out that there is no stock! So he has to wait a month for the replacement... Anyway, all the service cenre are all the same...
Posted by ddma, on Oct 4, 2006 at 10:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hopefully the next update of MBP/MB will be seen... 8,321 Views / 59 Replies  
Hopefully the next update of MBP/MB will be seen in MWSF 07! But I think it all depends on when Intel can ship faster chips.

D.
Posted by ddma, on Oct 4, 2006 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think Apple would just replace the entire... 8,321 Views / 59 Replies  
I don't think Apple would just replace the entire line of MBP to Core 2 Duo while it only provides around 7% performance improvement without any advantage on battery life. It is not a wise move to...
Posted by ddma, on Oct 4, 2006 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think in Hong Kong we have over 99%... 3,068 Views / 85 Replies  
I think in Hong Kong we have over 99% home/business users with broadband in any form (at least to connect with Ethernet port). I rarely use Modem only when I have to fax some documents.
Posted by ddma, on Apr 25, 2006 at 01:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would say Hong Kong. Cheaper Mac products... 1,744 Views / 55 Replies  
I would say Hong Kong. Cheaper Mac products there... Imagine the price is the same as the US dollars but no sales tax?

But well, Hong Kong is better than Singapore in many ways, it's more...
Posted by ddma, on Jan 10, 2006 at 01:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually I saw this little gadget in the computer... 4,325 Views / 30 Replies  
Actually I saw this little gadget in the computer centre in person in Hong Kong this weekend... The first thing impressed me was the appearance... It looks quite similar to an iPod. However, the...
Posted by ddma, on Dec 11, 2005 at 10:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Ordered right after the show on the Apple Online... 2,128 Views / 36 Replies  
Ordered right after the show on the Apple Online Store (Hong Kong) at HKT 9th 2AM and received a call today at HKT 10th and the iPod nano will be shipped before HKT 11th 3PM.
Posted by ddma, on Sep 9, 2005 at 02:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's not for all 1.67GHz 15-inch PowerBooks too.... 923 Views / 9 Replies  
It's not for all 1.67GHz 15-inch PowerBooks too. I think this update will improve PowerBook with Dual-Link DVI.
Posted by ddma, on Aug 12, 2005 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There maybe some problem such as overheating... 1,154 Views / 14 Replies  
There maybe some problem such as overheating inside your computer. Open the cover and see if the fans next to the G5 processors are working or not. The OS has designed to put the computer to sleep if...
Posted by ddma, on Aug 2, 2005 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
PowerBook G4 1GB RAM 1.67 (Highest) CS2 + Tiger... 49,058 Views / 292 Replies  
PowerBook G4 1GB RAM 1.67 (Highest) CS2 + Tiger 146.4s.
Posted by ddma, on Jul 18, 2005 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
The HD is located right under the trackpad on the... 737 Views / 5 Replies  
The HD is located right under the trackpad on the 15-inch PowerBook.
Posted by ddma, on Jun 27, 2005 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think a while ago, there was a 32-bit PCMCIA... 735 Views / 7 Replies  
I think a while ago, there was a 32-bit PCMCIA display card designed for laptop computer. Anyone knows the link?
Posted by ddma, on Jun 26, 2005 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have used both 12-inch and 15-inch PowerBook... 737 Views / 5 Replies  
I have used both 12-inch and 15-inch PowerBook and I think they both get really hot after using processor intensive tasks. However, the 12-inch would heat up faster than the 15-inch probably because...
Posted by ddma, on Jun 26, 2005 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Option + Click on the link to download the PDFs... 483 Views / 1 Replies  
Option + Click on the link to download the PDFs instead of opening them directly in Safari. There is no manual method to disable it from Safari Preferences yet.
Posted by ddma, on May 24, 2005 at 04:09 AM, in macOS
1.5GB 1.67GHz but only 1GB now because the lower... 6,058 Views / 98 Replies  
1.5GB 1.67GHz but only 1GB now because the lower ram slot dies and I am too lazy to send it back to fix.
Posted by ddma, on Apr 17, 2005 at 10:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Re: iBook vs Powerbook 700 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, the PowerBook G4 15 inch and 17 inch models come with backup battery for THREE minutes sleep time during battery change. That's why I always think the 12 inch is "iBook Pro". It lacks of some...
Posted by ddma, on Mar 24, 2005 at 01:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
At work I have one P4 2.4GHz desktop and one IBM... 4,462 Views / 76 Replies  
At work I have one P4 2.4GHz desktop and one IBM ThinkPad Centrino 1.5GHz laptop, but I never use them. I just feel faster when I work on the Mac because of the stability of the OS and great...
Posted by ddma, on Mar 20, 2005 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My new 1.67GHz PowerBook G4 15 inch is prefect so... 2,433 Views / 42 Replies  
My new 1.67GHz PowerBook G4 15 inch is prefect so far. No dead pixels, no white spots, no broken video out (using 20 inch Apple Cinema Display at home), brighter backlit keyboard.
Posted by ddma, on Mar 16, 2005 at 12:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the 7,200rpm Hitichi HD as well in my new... 845 Views / 10 Replies  
I have the 7,200rpm Hitichi HD as well in my new 1.67 15 inch PowerBook. I don't have any heat or noise issue after the upgrade. Fast and stable! :thumbsup:
Posted by ddma, on Mar 16, 2005 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am a bit weird, I jumped from Dual 1.25 PM G4 >... 13,599 Views / 68 Replies  
I am a bit weird, I jumped from Dual 1.25 PM G4 > PowerBook G4 1.25 > eMac 1GHz (overclock'ed to 1.33GHz) > PowerBook G4 1.67. But all I can say is the PowerBook G4 1.67 actually feels faster than...
Posted by ddma, on Mar 10, 2005 at 10:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Radeon 9700 is a very powerful chip! Don't let... 767 Views / 8 Replies  
Radeon 9700 is a very powerful chip! Don't let VRAM affect the real preformance! Get the 128MB VRAM and you won't regret it when Tiger comes ;-)
Posted by ddma, on Mar 10, 2005 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Added a 1GB RAM from NewEgg over a week now. It... 75,133 Views / 651 Replies  
Added a 1GB RAM from NewEgg over a week now. It works great. Running Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Flash at the same time and the machine still feels snappy.
Posted by ddma, on Mar 1, 2005 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have owned PowerBook G4 12 inch 867MHz, 15 inch... 1,111 Views / 9 Replies  
I have owned PowerBook G4 12 inch 867MHz, 15 inch 1.25GHz and now 1.67GHz, all I can say is that this 1.67GHz is the best one. It's quiter, less heat, and indeed, quite impressive speed improvement...
Posted by ddma, on Mar 1, 2005 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1.33GHz and 1.5GHz PowerBooks will probably be... 434 Views / 1 Replies  
1.33GHz and 1.5GHz PowerBooks will probably be faster than your 867MHz PowerBook. Only the 133MHz FSB vs 166MHz FSB will make a lot of different. I would prefer you to get the 1.5GHz one since you...
Posted by ddma, on Feb 11, 2005 at 11:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, thank you for sharing! I have ordered the... 1,482 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi, thank you for sharing! I have ordered the Powerbook with edu discount on 1 Feb but the est ship time is on or before 16 Feb... I am in Hong Kong and there will be 3 public holiday next week. I...
Posted by ddma, on Feb 4, 2005 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think for Mac OS 9, the slow speed is... 696 Views / 7 Replies  
I think for Mac OS 9, the slow speed is acceptable. But come to Mac OS X... and using your boot disk as virtual memory... forget it.
Posted by ddma, on Jan 28, 2005 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What about Dual-layer support? I heard some new... 1,557 Views / 11 Replies  
What about Dual-layer support? I heard some new SuperDrive in the lastest Power Mac support Dual-layer and 16x DVD-R buring.

D.
Posted by ddma, on Jan 14, 2005 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To use broder free directly from the OS, you have... 665 Views / 1 Replies  
To use broder free directly from the OS, you have to goto Printer Utility, and add a Epson RX500 printer again. But select "Sheet - Borderless)" from the Tray selection.

So in the end, you will...
Posted by ddma, on Jan 14, 2005 at 02:20 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If that was true, I would be really regrate that... 3,339 Views / 47 Replies  
If that was true, I would be really regrate that I waited 3 months to buy this slightly updated PowerBook! Then I would start thinking should I wait 6 more months to get PowerBook G5 ;-)

Anyway,...
Posted by ddma, on Jan 10, 2005 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, read iREZ message above. 946 Views / 15 Replies  
Yes, read iREZ message above.
Posted by ddma, on Jan 6, 2005 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You may contact the Apple Care and see if they... 498 Views / 3 Replies  
You may contact the Apple Care and see if they could mail you a replacable parts. Since it is BTO option, you may be able to pay some extra buck to have it done in some Apple service centres.

D.
Posted by ddma, on Jan 5, 2005 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple iWork based on Microsoft Office 2003 XML Schema? 1,046 Views / 12 Replies  
http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2003/nov03/11-17XMLRefSchemaEMEAPR.asp



Documents created by iWork will be compeitable with Microsoft Office 2003 or later.

What do you think?
Posted by ddma, on Jan 4, 2005 at 11:27 PM, in Applications
Re: Opening case void warranty? 599 Views / 2 Replies  
Sorry I am too lazy to check your old thread, which model of PowerBook are you using? If it is Ti PowerBook, it should be fine. However, if it is the new Al PowerBook, you may have to reinstall the...
Posted by ddma, on Jan 3, 2005 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
have any one seen this pro software ad? 441 Views / 1 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/fourminutead/FileSharing2.html
Posted by ddma, on Dec 24, 2004 at 08:06 AM, in Applications
Poll: 1G iPod 5G (died after the firewire port fall... 1,963 Views / 51 Replies  
1G iPod 5G (died after the firewire port fall out)
3G iPod 15G (i hate the 4 buttons thing)
iPod mini (blue, i luv it, the next iPod will be mini too, if the HD has doubled)
Posted by ddma, on Dec 23, 2004 at 09:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The price drop is cool! It is now more... 1,123 Views / 8 Replies  
The price drop is cool! It is now more affordable... I may have to reconsider it. But the reseller in Hong Kong still sells it sky high price... :-(
Posted by ddma, on Dec 21, 2004 at 09:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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