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Um. maybe people expect that when they spend a... 3,786 Views / 34 Replies  
Um. maybe people expect that when they spend a fortune on something then it should perform at an acceptable level? This isnt some cheap-o no-name product where they tossed a desktop cpu into a laptop...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 27, 2006 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And how can you be so difinitive as to what they... 1,609 Views / 21 Replies  
And how can you be so difinitive as to what they will and wont do? Apple has always been very good at sticking to price-points rather than spec-value so why would they suddenly change their strategy...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 25, 2006 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That is one reason I really DONT think this is... 712 Views / 6 Replies  
That is one reason I really DONT think this is the solution to the heat issue. Just like with a car engine, most computer fans are almost inaudible when its new. But over time dust, lubrication or...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 25, 2006 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ye. Adults lecturing adults is annoying. See... 3,717 Views / 45 Replies  
Ye. Adults lecturing adults is annoying. See quote above for example.
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 25, 2006 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Of course not "Free" but it wouldnt cost more... 1,609 Views / 21 Replies  
Of course not "Free" but it wouldnt cost more than you paid. The merom is a NEW chip, not a premium chip. So when they hit the MB and MBP then the pricepoints will be the same, just the specs will be...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 25, 2006 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Considering the latest rumor has the merom... 1,609 Views / 21 Replies  
Considering the latest rumor has the merom appearing in apple products on Sept 5 then maybe this is a good thing. It would explain all the shortages on Mac Mini's and Macbooks, and it would fall in...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 25, 2006 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Or maybe people are acting like their $2000... 15,697 Views / 224 Replies  
Or maybe people are acting like their $2000 should be spent as efficently as possible. If $2000 will buy you a 2ghz MBP in late August and $2000 will buy you a 2.5ghz Merom in September then it makes...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 24, 2006 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The scariest thing about these battery recalls is... 1,725 Views / 26 Replies  
The scariest thing about these battery recalls is the sheer number. 4.1 from dell, 1.8 from Apple and the unmentioned number that Sony will refuse to take responsibility for. Of course not every...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 24, 2006 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One thing to keep in mind is that "extreme heat"... 1,085 Views / 10 Replies  
One thing to keep in mind is that "extreme heat" is relative. As a PC user on his way to switching, ive noticed that mac owners are bigger salesmen than anyone out there. Their claims that the heat...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 23, 2006 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: That irritates me too. How does the Blackbook... 1,118,830 Views / 4,110 Replies  
That irritates me too. How does the Blackbook look like a Dell when Apple is the inventor of the "Classy black notebook" with the old powerbooks? If anything then the Blackbook looks more like a...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 22, 2006 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Huh? NO computer is an investment? Then why is... 10,980 Views / 51 Replies  
Huh? NO computer is an investment? Then why is the whole market based on upselling grandma's into buying newer, faster systems so they can email their grandkids more efficiently? Most consumers buy...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 22, 2006 at 10:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
So if fixing the overheating problems isnt... 3,717 Views / 45 Replies  
So if fixing the overheating problems isnt considered a "real fix" then what is?

Intel has been doing this for years and thats why I'm able to use my PC notebooks while vegging out on the couch...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 21, 2006 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Because the $2000 you spend today will buy you... 918 Views / 6 Replies  
Because the $2000 you spend today will buy you alot more in two weeks if you wait. We're at the cusp of a new chip so the real question is "what exactly do you need a computer for right now that you...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 21, 2006 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My opinion (and im sure its not the popular one... 10,980 Views / 51 Replies  
My opinion (and im sure its not the popular one since I'm on the PC side) is $300 is alot for a product that depreciates in value and in technology. With suckers all over ebay, I've always just sold...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Aug 21, 2006 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: color screen on an iPod = useless 2,940 Views / 94 Replies  
Wow. Talk about bad examples. No one needs color tv?!?! :rolleyes:

As for camera phones, thats a feature many people never dreamed theyd need. But if youve used one to send a picture of junior to...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 23, 2005 at 03:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
how long after purchase of the notebook do you... 975 Views / 4 Replies  
how long after purchase of the notebook do you have to buy applecare? its going to be my first mac so i wont know if i'll need it for a few weeks/months.

EDIT:
nevermind. i read in another thread...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 22, 2005 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook Ram Upgrade - 768 vs 512 1,040 Views / 20 Replies  
Everyone knows that 256mb is barely enough for a modern system. So the first thing i'll do when i get my ibook tomorrow (pending rain delays) is upgrade the RAM.

Its got 256 built in so i can snag...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 22, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it pretty likely a new design will come out in... 16,996 Views / 128 Replies  
Is it pretty likely a new design will come out in april? As a whitey hater (the color, not the people) ive held off on switching to mac because i kept waiting for a color choice that never happened. ...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 21, 2005 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone using their Mac Mini on their HDTV? 11,321 Views / 43 Replies  
Probably a stupid question since i dont know much about HDTV. But i was looking at them and they all have DVI inputs on back. So has anyone actually tried running a Mini on an HDTV?

Im mainly...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 21, 2005 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
or C. PC owners wanting to taste OS X without... 2,342 Views / 25 Replies  
or C. PC owners wanting to taste OS X without investing alot of money in a powermac. And thats the catagory im in.

You are right though. Maybe the mini wasnt made for me. But to be honest, if it...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 21, 2005 at 02:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, thats my question. If the machines are... 2,342 Views / 25 Replies  
Actually, thats my question. If the machines are very different then what are those differences? Im a newbie on this so im just going on spec and from waht i see then (other than the whole...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 21, 2005 at 10:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Why pick a Mac Mini over an iBook? 2,342 Views / 25 Replies  
Im a newbie so Im sorry if this thread is stupid.

Ive been wanting to buy a Mac for years but its always been out of my price range so ive ignored it. I dont plan it to be my "main" computer, so...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 20, 2005 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
sorry for the non-topic then. someone told me... 508 Views / 3 Replies  
sorry for the non-topic then. someone told me that dvi kvms dont exist. i got set up... :(
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 16, 2005 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is there a KVM solution for DVI users? 508 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a nice 17" monitor on my PC using DVI. I want to get a Mac Mini but i dont know if DVI KVM's exist. So how am i supposed to set up one Keyboard/Video/Mouse to both computers? What are you guys...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 16, 2005 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Anyone buy a Powerbook MAINLY because they dont like "white"? 772 Views / 12 Replies  
i know its silly to pass a perfect computer because its in the wrong color but im sure there are much more people out there that are this "shallow" but wont admit it. anyway, i just came back from...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 15, 2005 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
this thread has depressed me. i know most mac... 9,034 Views / 57 Replies  
this thread has depressed me. i know most mac fans swear to the idea that white is the best color ever. but ive held back from getting an ibook for 3 years because i absolutely hate the idea of a...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 15, 2005 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone buy a Powerbook MAINLY because they dont like "white"? 772 Views / 12 Replies  
Im in a stupid dilemna. Ive been itching to get back into mac for years and now that im finally ready I just cant pull the trigger on an ibook because i absolutely hate the idea of carrying around a...
Posted by monkeybutler, on Feb 15, 2005 at 05:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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