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battery 1,603 Views / 18 Replies  
doesn't leaving the MB plugged in and running all day decrease the life of the battery?

for the guys who use closed lid 10+ hours per day - how is your battery life?
Posted by boatrower1, on Feb 25, 2007 at 01:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 2nd display is a 19 inch Samsung widescreen. ... 14,691 Views / 32 Replies  
My 2nd display is a 19 inch Samsung widescreen. I am not sure why, but when I use the MB's screen, along with the external, the external doesn't get full viewing. It is like there is an inch think...
Posted by boatrower1, on Feb 19, 2007 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Do you leave your battery in the entire time? ... 14,691 Views / 32 Replies  
Do you leave your battery in the entire time? Doesn't this kill its life?
Posted by boatrower1, on Feb 18, 2007 at 10:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Docking Station? 14,691 Views / 32 Replies  
Hey Guys-

I just bought an external LCD for my Macbook. Right now, I just have my macbook screen 80% closed, with the backlight out. I am not neccessary looking for a docking station, but am...
Posted by boatrower1, on Feb 13, 2007 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cinema Power Button 375 Views / 0 Replies  
I am using a 1st gen 20inch cinema display. It just got back from the shop because the backlight was out and now when i press the power button the monitor goes black, it dissconnects me from ichat,...
Posted by boatrower1, on Nov 19, 2005 at 12:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1st Gen 20 inch 522 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey All,

Suddenly when I turned on my 20inch monitor (the one before the alum ones - with the lines) power button on the bottom right blinks 3 times every few seconds and it also seems like the...
Posted by boatrower1, on Oct 27, 2005 at 03:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Worked like a charm. Thanks Oooga. 471 Views / 2 Replies  
Worked like a charm. Thanks Oooga.
Posted by boatrower1, on Jul 12, 2005 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Lost Ram 471 Views / 2 Replies  
I have 1.5 gigs of RAM installed - and they all worked perfectly with Panther. I have just noticed that "about this mac" only recognizes 512mb now. Since I noticed, I havestalled Tiger and brought...
Posted by boatrower1, on Jul 12, 2005 at 01:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Installed the new update and it works perfect. ... 555 Views / 4 Replies  
Installed the new update and it works perfect. Thanks guys.
Posted by boatrower1, on May 10, 2005 at 12:49 AM, in macOS
Just checked and keyboard layout is American... 555 Views / 4 Replies  
Just checked and keyboard layout is American...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 9, 2005 at 08:58 AM, in macOS
Problem with Keyboard 555 Views / 4 Replies  
Just recently my keyboard has started acting up. The letter keys work all right. The problem occurs when I press shift and a number. for example, when i press shift-8, this occurs (. shift-6 &. ...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 9, 2005 at 01:22 AM, in macOS
Cross Platform Encryption 519 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey Guys,

This might not be possible, but I have a large movie, say 2 gigs. I have two options -

A: I can turn it into a quicktime movie and just burn a DVD as a data and play off the...
Posted by boatrower1, on Oct 21, 2004 at 03:15 PM, in Applications
DVD-r Spindle 433 Views / 1 Replies  
Anyone know any current deals on DVD-R media? Looking to buy a spindle of 50-100, looking for someone in the .25-.50$ region, free shipping.

If yes, either post or email,

[email protected]
...
Posted by boatrower1, on Sep 27, 2004 at 12:08 AM, in Marketplace
Well I will take the fifth about purchasing... 1,044 Views / 4 Replies  
Well I will take the fifth about purchasing DVD2OneX. But I think it is a moot point because the program is working fine, by the evidence that the dvds work on an external player, and on VLC.

I...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 21, 2004 at 06:57 PM, in Applications
I think that it has the correct keys, because... 1,044 Views / 4 Replies  
I think that it has the correct keys, because sometimes it plays. And yes it always works with VLC. Is there some different way I should burn these movies? Right now I am using MacDVDBackup ->...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 21, 2004 at 08:56 AM, in Applications
Green Screen When Playing Burned DVD 1,044 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

I have been copying my DVDs and just noticed that when I try to play them on my 500mhz iBook using the included DVD player with 10.3, the screen is completely green. The weird thing is that...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 20, 2004 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Compressing Video 1,142 Views / 19 Replies  
Actually after playing around with quicktime I realized that you can delete a chunk of a movie, and then re-export the shorter version. Even though this takes oodles of time (even on my dual 2 g5)...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 13, 2004 at 08:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Compressing Video 1,142 Views / 19 Replies  
So I know this is off topic, but I have been searching through the forums to no avail. This was easier than making a new topic. Now that I have figured out how to get 30 minutes at 640x480 (thank...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 12, 2004 at 10:58 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Re: Compressing Video 1,142 Views / 19 Replies  
Yeah, now that I think about it burning to DVD is much better. I was just thinking with my wallet and not my mind when I said cd-r. In fact, I rarely think that I will save tv shows, but probably...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 11, 2004 at 10:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Re: Compressing Video 1,142 Views / 19 Replies  
So do you suggest this: Import the stream at 352x240, without compression. (I love the 160 gigs on my dual 2 http://forums.macnn.com/newreply.php?s=&action=newreply&postid=1979821# ). Then use...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 11, 2004 at 01:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Compressing Video 1,142 Views / 19 Replies  
My end goal would be to hopefully throw an hour show on a cd-r and burn it as a vcd so I could watch it whenever wherever (ie on a tv or computer).

Maybe the Alchemy compressor isn't as good,...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 11, 2004 at 10:36 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Compressing Video 1,142 Views / 19 Replies  
I just bought the Alchemy TV DVR card and have been recording tons of shows. However, 30 minutes turns out to take up more than 2 gigs of space. I am currently using mpeg-4 video, set to 50% and at...
Posted by boatrower1, on May 10, 2004 at 09:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Sweet deal, what should I do? 2,055 Views / 31 Replies  
It depends on if you need a new moniter. If you are, then I would wait and buy the revised machines with a new aluminum display. I am sure, if your university is anything like mine, they have...
Posted by boatrower1, on Mar 19, 2004 at 11:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: 15in Alu Firewire port does not recognize iPod/isight 493 Views / 2 Replies  
Should I bring it into an Apple Store? Or mail it in? Any idea how long it will take to fix?

Thanks for the help,

Zach
Posted by boatrower1, on Mar 10, 2004 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15in Alu Firewire port does not recognize iPod/isight 493 Views / 2 Replies  
When I plug in an iPod to the firewire port, it charges it but does not recognize that the iPod is connected. Similarly, when I plug in the iSight, the Green light comes on, but no video.

I...
Posted by boatrower1, on Mar 10, 2004 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Go for the dual 1,066 Views / 15 Replies  
You gotta go for the dual. Think about it: Dual 2ghz Refurbished...1100 Used duals from Virginia...you might get a piece of history!

At least you could say you "might" have a piece of history.
Posted by boatrower1, on Feb 3, 2004 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: 1.8 G5 -> upgrade to dual?? 1,109 Views / 6 Replies  
You definitely can not. Get the dual - they are sooooo much cooler (because they have more fans...duh)

Zach
Posted by boatrower1, on Oct 30, 2003 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: iSight questions 886 Views / 12 Replies  
I have an iSight an a 20inch cinema display. Not wanting to glue a piece of plastic to my 1000$ moniter, I wanted to know if anyone has found a clip on connecter. I think I saw some in the PowerMac...
Posted by boatrower1, on Oct 29, 2003 at 08:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iSight Holder 263,065 Views / 1,576 Replies  
Where does one find the isight dock to fit ontop of the 20" cinema display?

Zach
Posted by boatrower1, on Oct 16, 2003 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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