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i had a similar problem with a 17 " mac book pro.... 7,944 Views / 12 Replies  
i had a similar problem with a 17 " mac book pro. I used a blue tooth key board and mouse for a while which worked fine. Then I noticed the problem was intermittent and finally it seemed to resolve...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Apr 18, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
aperture files 1,934 Views / 22 Replies  
You will find one of the big storage users is the aperture file which can be put on another drive and accessed by changing your preferences. Equally you can store pictures by reference which save a...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Jul 31, 2008 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have a look at tumi Forsyth Computer Backpack -... 1,319 Views / 19 Replies  
Have a look at tumi
Forsyth Computer Backpack - TUMI (http://www.tumi.com/backpacks_messengers/t_tech_pulse/category_search/forsyth_computer_backpack/product_detail/index.cfm?modelid=66866)
I just...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Apr 9, 2007 at 03:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for your note. I bought it at the Palm... 563 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks for your note. I bought it at the Palm desert store of World Market (Cost Plus). I looked on the internet for their web site but couldn't find the item shown. It is called a sushi platter...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Mar 10, 2007 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac on the lap and the heat issue 563 Views / 4 Replies  
I have been trying various thinks for disappating heat from my mac portables particularly when I am sitting with the portable on my lap. I have located a rather interesting solution. While shopping I...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Mar 10, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mail when travelling 843 Views / 15 Replies  
I guess I like the convenience of having a mail server for sending when I am away from my home cable connections. Maybe there are better solutions but at the cost this works for me. It is also good...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Jan 28, 2007 at 07:59 PM, in Applications
orphans 443 Views / 2 Replies  
I was using Tune Transfer for backing up and transfering music from the ipod. One of the functions available is to locate and fix orphans
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Jan 28, 2007 at 07:48 PM, in Applications
Email 658 Views / 11 Replies  
Under the help menu read the section about backup. I believe if you backup then you can access the emails from the backup file. I now also store my emails on the .mac site. Harry
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Jan 28, 2007 at 07:43 PM, in Applications
Poll: 17" for my desk and 13" for my lap ... 952 Views / 15 Replies  
17" for my desk and 13" for my lap
Harry
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Dec 5, 2006 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
new mac 891 Views / 6 Replies  
Depends on how many computers you have (:-
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Sep 23, 2006 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have an 17" powerbook and took it into my local... 838 Views / 15 Replies  
I have an 17" powerbook and took it into my local apple rep dealer and upgraded to 160g at a resonable cost. I then put the old drive into a firewire shell and continue to use it as an external...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Aug 6, 2006 at 12:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
scrolling 4,124 Views / 83 Replies  
I use iscroll2
http://www-users.kawo2.rwth-aachen.de/~razzfazz/iscroll2/
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 22, 2006 at 11:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
battery life 1,493 Views / 35 Replies  
I too haven't had a battery life issue but I don't do games. harry
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 22, 2006 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
trackpad 4,124 Views / 83 Replies  
I confess to using a two button mouse 1 button mouse and trackpad as well as 2 finger scrolling. Not concurrently. When I use a PC i don't use the trackpad I guess it is a little smaller. On the Mac...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 22, 2006 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12 replacement 1,879 Views / 42 Replies  
A couple of thoughts. I have both the 12" and 17". I use them differently. The 12' for some travel circumstances the 17" if I am going to be there for awhile. 12" on the lap in the living room the...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 22, 2006 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I too like to use the trackpad a lot of the time.... 1,493 Views / 35 Replies  
I too like to use the trackpad a lot of the time. For some photo applications a mouse is helpful
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 19, 2006 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
this thread has been most helpful. I am in the... 8,860 Views / 60 Replies  
this thread has been most helpful. I am in the midst of an order and the notes convinced me to stay with non glossy screen for my purposes and elsewhere I was helped to go for the faster although...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 18, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am in the process of ordering the 17" MPB and... 2,054 Views / 29 Replies  
I am in the process of ordering the 17" MPB and there has been a drop of about 200 in Canada in part attributed to exchange but I notice the higher end received the best percent reduction
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 18, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wireless mouse 1,493 Views / 35 Replies  
I very much like the new wireless mouses with the receiver set as a detachable unit under the mouse and when in use plugged into a USB port. One of these is the Microsoft Laser mouse 6000. I have...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on May 18, 2006 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have been operating with a dell laptop HP... 1,878 Views / 32 Replies  
I have been operating with a dell laptop HP desktop and mac powerbook 12" and 17" amd mac G5. I am incresingly using the macs for several reasons:
1 fewer viruses
2 .mac works very well for syncing...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Jun 12, 2005 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Powerbook 17 - To buy or not to buy - that is the question! 1,889 Views / 42 Replies  
I thought I would share my experiences. First I have dell 8600 portable a Mac G5 a powerbook A17 and most recently a powerbook A12

For a time I would take both the dell and the A17 on trips. Hands...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Apr 6, 2005 at 04:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PowerBook 12 in 5,982 Views / 37 Replies  
I am from Calgary but visiting Hawaii. I decided to buy the new 12 in and was able to get one on Maui on Wednesday after a 1 week wait. The computer was being brought in for stock. They called today...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Mar 26, 2005 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mouse click 79,905 Views / 815 Replies  
I am hesitant to jump ini but will. I have been monitoring this thread for some time. I had never experienced the lock up but have passed my A17 1G powerbook to my wife and am using an upgadeed...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Aug 26, 2004 at 01:19 AM, in macOS
Vistek 497 Views / 6 Replies  
hi Vistek is a well known Canadian supplier. I buy a lot of my digital equipment and some Mac equipment from them. They have offices in Calgary and Toronto. I doubt that you will have any problem....
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Apr 23, 2004 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Panther Locks Up - Move Mouse But Nothing Else 79,905 Views / 815 Replies  
"For trouble free operation I recommend ....

Macaroni ... just set it and forget it.
Cache Out X
http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/9538"

What a great couple of suggestions. Reading this...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Apr 8, 2004 at 12:52 AM, in macOS
Re: Re: re St john 2,035 Views / 28 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Podolsky:
[B]I really liked your posts Harry and enjoyed the history lessons. I also was an early adopter

By the way, 2 weeks ago I was 20 miles north...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Mar 24, 2004 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
re St john 2,035 Views / 28 Replies  
As opposed to London Ontario Canada. regards harry
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Mar 22, 2004 at 10:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As I was reflecting on my response a couple of... 2,035 Views / 28 Replies  
As I was reflecting on my response a couple of historical facts came to mind. I guess everyone knows that the way microsoft and Gates got their launch was as a result of Combines investigation...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Mar 22, 2004 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have both a thinkpad T30 dell 8600 and a mac... 2,035 Views / 28 Replies  
I have both a thinkpad T30 dell 8600 and a mac t15 and a17. As an early apple mac adopter- 1978 apple 11 I have flipped back and forth and also worked concurrently with both mac and PC's. My most...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Mar 22, 2004 at 02:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
arrived in Westen canada 4,791 Views / 106 Replies  
Just to let you know I was able to pickup my 17" powerbook today from Westworld Computer. Great to have the wait over. I pondered going the US route but relented to ensure I continued to get the...
Posted by Harry Schaefer, on Apr 23, 2003 at 08:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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