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Yeah, i guess right now iTunes just "supports"... 601 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, i guess right now iTunes just "supports" video playback, but video playback is still not a well integrated feature. Maybe as it becomes so, so will front row better video playback and maybe...
Posted by Tek, on Nov 23, 2005 at 04:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
A Few Front Row Beefs... 601 Views / 3 Replies  
I just got my new iMac yesterday and so far the experience has been uber sweet, but i expected nothing less. One of the main selling points that lead me away from a powermac to the iMac is the...
Posted by Tek, on Nov 23, 2005 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ended up getting this Samsung chip from NewEgg,... 1,018 Views / 7 Replies  
I ended up getting this Samsung chip from NewEgg, it was $99 after shipping (i paid $3 more for fed-ex cause i hate UPS) and already had recommendations on the site from people that have used it in...
Posted by Tek, on Nov 23, 2005 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks a lot for that linkage. Did a quick... 1,018 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks a lot for that linkage. Did a quick search there and i guess my fear was concerned. The compatible listed RAM is only double the price. Back to searching...
Posted by Tek, on Nov 23, 2005 at 10:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Corsair ValueSelect Anyone? 1,018 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone used this RAM? It seems to spec out OK, but I just bought a new iMac and hear it can be finicky about RAM. I can afford more expensive, but who isn't trying to save a buck these days -...
Posted by Tek, on Nov 23, 2005 at 03:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have been running 256MB on my revA 12" PB. ... 1,004 Views / 12 Replies  
I have been running 256MB on my revA 12" PB. I've been saving up for an engagement ring so i have had difficulty allocating some funding to buy a 512MB chip. When I have more than 2 applications...
Posted by Tek, on Apr 30, 2004 at 10:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Will 10.3.3 install the stuff that 10.3.2... 896 Views / 11 Replies  
Will 10.3.3 install the stuff that 10.3.2 installed plus new stuff? OR will it just install 10.3.3 stuff. I've already upgraded to 10.3.2 and the fans do turn on more now - after installing silent...
Posted by Tek, on Mar 11, 2004 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, i was late to the party with panther. I... 896 Views / 11 Replies  
Yeah, i was late to the party with panther. I purchased my RevA powerbook back during Christmas when Amazon had that really good sale on them and i this past week got around to taking advantage of...
Posted by Tek, on Mar 7, 2004 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12in Worth Updating to 10.3.2? 896 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't know many if any corrections in 10.3.2 over 10.3.1 but i do know that it causes the 12" fans to turn on a lot more... i know there is a fix out for this... i just don't know how real of a...
Posted by Tek, on Mar 7, 2004 at 02:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
no the 12" does mirroring and spanning both revA... 1,382 Views / 23 Replies  
no the 12" does mirroring and spanning both revA and revB...

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Feb 18, 2004 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You might also want to consider getting an... 1,382 Views / 23 Replies  
You might also want to consider getting an external monitor for your room. Not even necessarily an Apple DVI one. I use my old NEC MultiSync 19" flat screen monitor that i was using w/ my desktop. ...
Posted by Tek, on Feb 18, 2004 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I own a revA 12" PowerBook and am also a college... 1,382 Views / 23 Replies  
I own a revA 12" PowerBook and am also a college student. To give you my real world experience. I had 3 classes today all of which are supposed to be an hour and 15 minutes. I had my brightness...
Posted by Tek, on Feb 18, 2004 at 12:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is probably the main reason i have not... 2,282 Views / 9 Replies  
This is probably the main reason i have not upgraded my revA 12" PB to Panther... It's so silent right now w/ Jaguar and all i hear are stories of loud fan noise on Panther that i think i can...
Posted by Tek, on Feb 8, 2004 at 03:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my revA combo for $1080 w/ a free isight... 879 Views / 8 Replies  
I got my revA combo for $1080 w/ a free isight from amazon.com... that was a good deal... Usually the superdrive option tacks on another $200. I got mine about a month and a half ago when most of...
Posted by Tek, on Feb 3, 2004 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The only time mine ever gets uncomfortably hot is... 1,215 Views / 17 Replies  
The only time mine ever gets uncomfortably hot is when i'm doing something off of a cd. Other than that it feels not warm at all to the touch...

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Jan 28, 2004 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Brand New PowerBook 12" 791 Views / 7 Replies  
That is only Rev A that you are speaking of... the Rev B on the otherhand does come w/ one stick of 256 and an open slot

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Jan 25, 2004 at 02:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ewwww... IR mmmmm... BT ;) May God Be... 818 Views / 13 Replies  
ewwww... IR
mmmmm... BT ;)

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Jan 23, 2004 at 02:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wouldn't recommend keeping the screen running... 3,079 Views / 34 Replies  
I wouldn't recommend keeping the screen running w/ a screensaver or anything due to detoriation of LCD's overtime... but i keep mine on for traveling from class to class... heck even right now its in...
Posted by Tek, on Jan 22, 2004 at 03:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought a RevA 12" powerbook, and honestely i... 817 Views / 10 Replies  
I bought a RevA 12" powerbook, and honestely i don't think the thing runs hot at all - I even word process (omniOutline really) on my lap in one class cause the pull out desks are too small and no...
Posted by Tek, on Jan 20, 2004 at 11:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
the ram IS the same speed May God Be With... 1,102 Views / 7 Replies  
the ram IS the same speed

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Jan 14, 2004 at 02:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS iSight Never Used 389 Views / 0 Replies  
I have an iSight that I recieved as a gift but do not plan on using very much. I opened the box to MARVEL at the design but it has never been used. I'm looking for roughly a $110 dollar value and...
Posted by Tek, on Jan 3, 2004 at 05:25 PM, in Marketplace
Wax, THANKS! I didn't know that they continued... 1,070 Views / 14 Replies  
Wax, THANKS! I didn't know that they continued the program, I thought i missed the deadline by purchasing my revA powerbook around the 20th, i am so stoked that i get save all that money now, cause...
Posted by Tek, on Jan 3, 2004 at 07:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No, i think by online he means eTailers. Do your... 869 Views / 10 Replies  
No, i think by online he means eTailers. Do your research, i bought from Amazon.com and they have a pretty solid return policy. And good pricing. Just do some background checks on different...
Posted by Tek, on Jan 2, 2004 at 04:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think these days there are two types of... 2,186 Views / 26 Replies  
I think these days there are two types of technology enthusiasts - i just call them nerds though. There are the power hungry ones and the portability hungry ones. The first want the big screen, the...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 30, 2003 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
He has a RevA though... it only has 128 on board.... 1,374 Views / 8 Replies  
He has a RevA though... it only has 128 on board. The max is supposed to be 640 (128 on board + 512 stick) i guess he's asking if he can load a 1gb chip into it even though the max is supposed to...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 29, 2003 at 05:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you very much, that thuroughly answers my... 1,838 Views / 33 Replies  
Thank you very much, that thuroughly answers my question... now i can stop worrying about it!

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Dec 29, 2003 at 07:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
SO, i'm a little confused here. I'm new to the... 1,838 Views / 33 Replies  
SO, i'm a little confused here. I'm new to the macworld as of about 1 week ago when i got my revA 12" powerbook from amazon. I haven't used any graphic intense applications and what not and have...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 29, 2003 at 03:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I feel your pain of the delimma! I was there... 2,493 Views / 34 Replies  
I feel your pain of the delimma! I was there myself. I could not justify the price difference, but the powerbook looked SO MUCH SWEETER than the iBook. SO what did i do?

I bought the revA...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 26, 2003 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Theoretically, the keys should just snap off and... 921 Views / 2 Replies  
Theoretically, the keys should just snap off and back on by pulling straight up on the key and pushing straight down on them... Luckily i haven't had to perform this procedure w/ my beloved yet, but...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 25, 2003 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
IF the only you want bluetooth for is wireless... 2,336 Views / 11 Replies  
IF the only you want bluetooth for is wireless mouse/keyboard, then it might just be cheaper to go w/ a wireless mouse and keyboard package or one or the other. There are some nice travel mice out...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 25, 2003 at 05:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I recently went through the same situation that... 845 Views / 6 Replies  
I recently went through the same situation that you are going through right now. I'm on a limited budget (being a student) and had a diffucult time justifying the $300-400 (?) more for a laptop that...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 20, 2003 at 05:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I was trying to decide the same thing. Except i... 955 Views / 10 Replies  
I was trying to decide the same thing. Except i thought the powerbook looked and felt FAR superior to the iBook. The speed will be somewhat noticeable but you will not be waiting around... The...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 14, 2003 at 07:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Basically its for you to judge. No mini DVI out,... 1,436 Views / 11 Replies  
Basically its for you to judge. No mini DVI out, You are losing 256mb of Cache, 133mhz, Less standard RAM and less max RAM, so if you adda 512 chip you will have 640 as opposed to 768, plus revb can...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 11, 2003 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
other places like crucial are still a lot cheaper... 1,050 Views / 11 Replies  
other places like crucial are still a lot cheaper and still very reliable...

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Dec 7, 2003 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called an apple store yesterday to inquire... 858 Views / 4 Replies  
I called an apple store yesterday to inquire about exchange policy...

They said you can return up to 10 days after you return. If it is not defective they will assess a 10% restocking fee, if it...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 6, 2003 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
isn't it also feesible that new stuff will be... 959 Views / 9 Replies  
isn't it also feesible that new stuff will be announced at macworld but not sold for another 2 months or so...?

May God Be With You.
-Matt
Posted by Tek, on Dec 6, 2003 at 11:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i've been trying to decide between a powerbook... 1,407 Views / 9 Replies  
i've been trying to decide between a powerbook and an iBook as well. I originally was holding pretty firm on a 12" powerbook until i came across MCE and noticed that you can get the 12" iBook w/...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 5, 2003 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i think there is something to be said for paying... 721 Views / 4 Replies  
i think there is something to be said for paying the tax and buying it at the physical B&M store.

For starters, if you buy from the apple store and you find a dead pixel or something else...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 3, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" revA vs revB Q's 904 Views / 7 Replies  
Well i've decided to leave my coveted PC background behind and stretch forward to the better side of computers... the Mac side. I currently have a 1.3ghz AMD athlon thunderbird w/ 768MB of RAM.

I...
Posted by Tek, on Dec 2, 2003 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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