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If you live near a home depot, i would recomend... 695 Views / 21 Replies  
If you live near a home depot, i would recomend getting two things (at least)

There should be Husky brand precision bit screwdrivers mixed in with everything. They will have a black handle, and...
Posted by applgeek, on Jun 26, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
working now :) 396 Views / 1 Replies  
working now :)
Posted by applgeek, on Jun 11, 2007 at 03:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have looked around, i just havent posted in... 955 Views / 11 Replies  
I have looked around, i just havent posted in awhile. i have a life, you know. I was actually confused when looking at the post. You dont have to treat me like some kid. or a piece of crap. or a...
Posted by applgeek, on Jun 11, 2007 at 03:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac Pro Configure Button Screwe up 396 Views / 1 Replies  
When i try to click on the configure now button for the mac pro, it redirects me to apple.com/store. im wondering if this is a hint or error.

Probably error, considering apple likes getting rid of...
Posted by applgeek, on Jun 10, 2007 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Um, the new macbook pro's have LED Backlighting. ... 955 Views / 11 Replies  
Um, the new macbook pro's have LED Backlighting.

http://freecasts.net/wp-content/jstuff/ledback.png
Posted by applgeek, on Jun 10, 2007 at 02:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Did anyone notice this in the iphone ads? 896 Views / 19 Replies  
In the "calamari" iphone ad th guy is looking for a seafood place, and it pops up the nearest one. However, it would need Some kind of GPS Device to figure out exactly where he is and the nearest...
Posted by applgeek, on Jun 10, 2007 at 02:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had the same problem 637 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the same problem. i usually play a song and then try sleeping it. Sometimes i have to tinker away and be patient. also, make sure all alarms are off (unless you use them) so it turns off and...
Posted by applgeek, on Jun 10, 2007 at 02:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I will note that if you order a refurb from the... 3,746 Views / 24 Replies  
I will note that if you order a refurb from the online store, the 5.5 will say " 60 percent brighter than previous version" And will also be listed under "ipod Current Generation"

The 30 gigs...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Would You instantlyu buy a 6g ipod? 3,022 Views / 33 Replies  
In the event the dreamed widescreen ipod was announced, wouold you quickly buy it?

What features would you want? Some examples are flash memory, wireless, 100 gig option, aluminum case,...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 10:32 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
hmm, sure implies that i do not use them.... 1,603 Views / 17 Replies  
hmm, sure implies that i do not use them. Although, i didnt really state performance in my first post.


Does it really matter?
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
have you tried using a different power adapter?... 730 Views / 15 Replies  
have you tried using a different power adapter? Also, could you tell us what it says on the adapter?
__W is important (wattage)

you could have a power adapter that is giving you less power than...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
make sure you dont scratch anything. i advise... 3,757 Views / 10 Replies  
make sure you dont scratch anything. i advise wearing rubbber or vinyl gloves (takes care of esd and protects your hands from solder points.) also protects the board.

Where did you get the G5 case?
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 03:41 AM, in Hardware Hacking
A software update gives the 5g's that feature.... 3,746 Views / 24 Replies  
A software update gives the 5g's that feature. The refurbs probably have that software update installed.

All apple refurbs get new casing. that includes computers and ipods. They come in a sheet...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 03:32 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
A first gen 2 gig nano (Refurb) from apple is... 487 Views / 11 Replies  
A first gen 2 gig nano (Refurb) from apple is $99. A second gen refurb 2 gig is 119.

Basically, You can get a Refurbished first gen (with a one year warranty, and avaliability for applecare) and...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 03:29 AM, in Marketplace
Still asking question.... 711 Views / 11 Replies  
Still asking question....
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 03:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wuld expect something like the old powermac... 1,214 Views / 17 Replies  
I wuld expect something like the old powermac (with quad) configuration. Two dual configs and one "supercomputer" config with quads.

This is also supported with apple's slip up in the cs3 ad:...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 03:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would love it as a a tv side OS X box. WEb... 4,455 Views / 10 Replies  
I would love it as a a tv side OS X box. WEb surfing on the TV!
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 03:15 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I actualy got a 1.42 PPC mini, but i got it... 1,416 Views / 19 Replies  
I actualy got a 1.42 PPC mini, but i got it because it was a cheap refurb. at that time, the imacs didnt have isights, but they did have faster, G5 processors. I really didnt have as much of a need...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 03:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
no prob. You have to really need the nvidia... 6,579 Views / 78 Replies  
no prob.

You have to really need the nvidia SLI card to be stupid enough to buy that!

No offense to people who stupidly bought that.
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
NO. YOU Have Verizon. Verizon restricts this. If... 3,049 Views / 2 Replies  
NO. YOU Have Verizon. Verizon restricts this. If you didnt have verizon, this wouldt be a problem. Apparently, verizons excuse is that they dont want you to transfer Vcast music to your computer.
...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The 256 is soldered to the logic board and will... 698 Views / 15 Replies  
The 256 is soldered to the logic board and will remain there. You now should have one slot for ram that will be open. in this you can put in a 256 for 512, but i recommend getting at least another...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
2 guigs f you need it that much. Just buy... 737 Views / 8 Replies  
2 guigs f you need it that much.

Just buy one 1 gig module. That wil give you 1.5 Gigs. If you need an extra 512, you can buy another 1 gig stick.

Theres some thing with matched pairs, but it...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you sure its the speaker? that could be a fan... 505 Views / 2 Replies  
Are you sure its the speaker? that could be a fan or bearing.
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats my short version ;) Why do you care? ... 581 Views / 6 Replies  
Thats my short version ;)

Why do you care?

Does a comment like that belong in a topic? it has nothing to do with this guy. if you have a prob, Contact me about it.
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
you should prob take it to apple, so you... 4,890 Views / 19 Replies  
you should prob take it to apple, so you personally dont experience a hot lap. if you burn out your "chip", then apple can always replace it. but that is a pain. If you buy applecare, apple will send...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are you trying to say i have not used them? ... 1,603 Views / 17 Replies  
Are you trying to say i have not used them?

i found that in video rendering, it shaved off up to 10 percent of render time. Now the 3 gig machine had an extra gig of ram too.....

I still find...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 2, 2007 at 02:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
I respect your Dual optical drive thing, i would... 6,579 Views / 78 Replies  
I respect your Dual optical drive thing, i would agree, although i think that varies on how much you deal with optical disks.

ALso NOT Possible? WTC? I am talking about two LOW END NVIDIA CARDS. I...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's not better on my eyes, because my eyes also... 1,603 Views / 17 Replies  
It's not better on my eyes, because my eyes also see the extra cost ;)
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
it is surely posible. A bad image can put... 946 Views / 7 Replies  
it is surely posible. A bad image can put corrupted code on your system and mess up things that have no affiliation with the mouse driver.

As noted earlier, your drive could be dying. Make sure...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nope. the system is fast enough. an extra 1 gig... 1,603 Views / 17 Replies  
Nope. the system is fast enough. an extra 1 gig isnt worth 800 bucks. Even as a standalne processor, 1 gig isnt worth 800 bucks.

It is not worthwhile to pay the extra $$ for it.
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ubuntu is linux. if you like linux, then it wont... 740 Views / 12 Replies  
Ubuntu is linux. if you like linux, then it wont be a problem.

Ubuntu is free. You can even get a free disk! With Ubuntu, you boot from the CD, (running the OS) and if you like it, you can click...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You have to shut down the computer. I have never... 771 Views / 8 Replies  
You have to shut down the computer. I have never heard of someone not shutting down the computer.
You replace the module just as sherman said..... i believe apple has instructions.

i will note...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, you realy shouldnt worry about it. Just... 581 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, you realy shouldnt worry about it. Just keeping in the battery should let it last for a few years. Apple recomends you do a bunch of stuff like calibration to your battery, but i really dont...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Newegg has two acer monitors: a 19 for under 200... 865 Views / 7 Replies  
Newegg has two acer monitors: a 19 for under 200 and a 22 for under 300. They both look like excellent monitors. Fast enough response time so you wont see ghosting.

The 22: Newegg.com - Acer...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Drag the disc (on the desktop) to the trash. You... 1,371 Views / 5 Replies  
Drag the disc (on the desktop) to the trash. You can also go into the sidebar of the finder and press the eject bubble next to the drive. I can provide a pic if neccesary.
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
dont worry about that number, no one uses that.... 771 Views / 8 Replies  
dont worry about that number, no one uses that. Just go to macsales.com and you will be able to pick your ibook through a list. I like OWC (macsales.com) better than crucial (as some others may...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How much do you use the thing? It is pretty... 581 Views / 6 Replies  
How much do you use the thing? It is pretty inconvenent to take a battery out and put it back in again, and doing it every time you turn it off will start to wear away at the electrodes. I personally...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am saying this to the author, who has a... 698 Views / 15 Replies  
I am saying this to the author, who has a macbook. if you cant do the same comparison, then dont try to bash it. AS i said before, i am not saying the ibook is horrid, it is just not te sped he is...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what kind of light bulbs are you using? a... 2,140 Views / 15 Replies  
what kind of light bulbs are you using? a flourescent bulb could be causing the tv problem.

imac probably has an ambient light sensor problem, or you have wierd flourescent bulbs.

Flourescents...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
This happens with any manufacturer. Apple does... 1,042 Views / 8 Replies  
This happens with any manufacturer. Apple does not make the batteries, and they use the same cells other manufacturers do.

Why should you get a macbook? CAuse you want a computer, and it is...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 03:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Basically, your internet works like this: ... 1,523 Views / 20 Replies  
Basically, your internet works like this:

DSL MODem->>Wireless Router

The wireless router will plug into the desktop (wired) and wirelessly connect to the macbook.

i recommend a Belkin...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 03:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
apple knows intels product pipeline, and they... 2,578 Views / 29 Replies  
apple knows intels product pipeline, and they know that intel is beating AMD's butt. They want power, and affordability. they could be getting an even bugger discount han estimated. note that isupply...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had my own priblem with my refurb ibook, i... 1,037 Views / 12 Replies  
I had my own priblem with my refurb ibook, i personally think it was the hard drive, considering 3 logic board replacements didnt fix it, but after the third logic board and first replacement of the...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
windex works just fine.... lcd's are made of... 14,449 Views / 22 Replies  
windex works just fine.... lcd's are made of glass. Windex and paper towels are what i use at work to clean ~40 screens. Streak free.

Disclaimer:
It's a great idea to turn off the computer before...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would recommend 10.3, as is what i run on the... 740 Views / 12 Replies  
I would recommend 10.3, as is what i run on the 500's and a 600 at work. If it is light, that is all you need. you also wont have things like dashboard and other processes clogging up the system.
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you have any other machines, or is this a... 711 Views / 11 Replies  
Do you have any other machines, or is this a first or second?
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, it was useless for you to call me a neh... 698 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, it was useless for you to call me a neh sayer without knowing all the facts.
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
neh sayer? excuse me? You dont have a macbook, so... 698 Views / 15 Replies  
neh sayer? excuse me? You dont have a macbook, so you cannot correct me knowingly. I thought my Powermac G3 was fast... Until i got a faster computer. That is my exact point.

oh yeah, and you will...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What is the problem with tossing two 512's? You... 737 Views / 8 Replies  
What is the problem with tossing two 512's? You can ebay them, or ill buy them.

I recommend a gig. anything needed in the future can be bought cheaper at that time. Just buy the 2 gig macbook.
...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Less than 70? 70 is expesive for old ram. I would... 698 Views / 15 Replies  
Less than 70? 70 is expesive for old ram. I would shoot for less than 50. That price is from 2 years ago.

512MB PC2100 DDR 266MHz 200 Pin Low-Profi... (2100DDRSO512) at OWC...
Posted by applgeek, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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