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Extra pin in PB1400 ribbon cable?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gavin Jan 29, 2010.

IIvx and G3 not starting
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lars (WhyOSX) Apr 4, 2009.

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When did you get your first Mac?
How many Macs do you own?
12: a IIvx, a beige G3 desktop/266, a Quicksilver G4/867, dual 1.8 GHz G5, two iBook G3s (600 and 700 MHz), a 1 GHz Titanium PowerBook, a PowerBook 1400c/117, a 2 GHz Core Duo MacBook, a 2.66 GHz Core i5 27" iMac, a 266 MHz Wallstreet PowerBook and a modified Mac 512k plus a MessagePad 110 and a MessagePad 2100.
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New Mac: PB 1400c

About a week ago, I acquired a used PowerBook 1400c/117. It had a good load of software: ClarisWorks 4.0, MS Office 98, Adobe Illustrator 6 and 7, and Photoshop 4.0 running under OS 7.5.3 (12/27: now running 7.6.1 1/18: and 8.6). As far as hardware goes, it is adequate, with a 117 MHz 603e, 32 MB of RAM, a 1 GB hard drive (about 350 MB free; with this software, there is no way I am wiping it clean), an active matrix display, a floppy bay and an 8x CD-ROM bay, missing the front… Continue

Posted on November 8, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Temecula Apple Store opened today

I thought it might be interesting to give my coverage of the grand opening of the Apple Store in the Promenade mall in Temecula. They opened today at 10 AM PDT, so we decided to get in line at about 8:30 AM after having breakfast at McDonalds around 7:45. The weather was reasonably nice around here: it was cloudless and 75°F with 41% humidity, though they supplied black umbrellas and rather expensive Glaceau water around 9 AM. My party got to the Store early enough to be one of the first to be… Continue

Posted on September 26, 2009 at 3:50pm — 2 Comments

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At 4:54pm on March 30, 2008, James said…
Hey Gavin! Hopefully you've got a pic for your profile!
At 7:48pm on March 20, 2010, Franklin Johnson said…
Yes this looks exactly like the bottom of the extra sub woofer that came with my TAM! The only difference is that it doesn't have the sticker that says Bose on it.

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