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    MrChris's Avatar
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    Nov 27, 2004
    Yorkshire, UK
    20" iMac | iPhone 4
    Cool New Mac User...
    Hello Everyone

    Just thought i'd introduce myself..

    My name is Christopher, im a studet at the University Of Lincoln, Hull Campus (UK) currently studying Interactive Multimedia BA(Hons).

    I have finally made the switch! well, more of an addition than a complete switch, but im a new MAC'er non the less!

    I have bought an iBook G4 with the following spec:

    • 512MB DDR266 SDRAM
    • 30GB Ultra ATA drive
    • DVD/CD-RW
    • Bluetooth Module
    • AirPort Extreme Card
    • Keyboard & Mac OS
    • 1.2GHz PowerPC G4
    • 12.1-inch TFT display
    • Two USB ports
    • One FireWire port
    • Power Adapter
    • Battery

    I'm hoping to get fluent in the MAC OS as my course involves alot of work on Power Mac G5's and similar equipment.

    So i hope to start posting soon once my Mac has been delivered :cool:

    Meanwhile has anyone any hints/tips for me when i do get my iBook?


    Kind Regards,



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    Member Since
    Nov 11, 2004
    Toledo, Ohio
    Macbook, iMac G5, iPad, iPhone 4, iPod (MANY)!
    If I were you, I would start with learning keyboard shortcuts. I got tried of using the trackpad on my iBook, because sometimes it is not very convenient all the time. For example, closing all windows, dragging stuff into the trash bin, making a new folder, it’s faster to use keyboard shortcuts with these tasks.

    Link to keyboard shortcuts:

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    Macman's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 30, 2004
    San Antonio, Texas
    PowerMac G4 Cube 450mhz 832mb
    if thats a used ibook, and it comes with the panther cds, I suggest doing an erase and install before anything, to make sure you get a clean startt.

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    MrChris's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 27, 2004
    Yorkshire, UK
    20" iMac | iPhone 4
    Nah, its a brand new iBook G4

    I figured i may as well get a nice shiney new one

    Thanks anyway.


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