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So let me get this straight, you want us to... 9,948 Views / 42 Replies  
So let me get this straight, you want us to believe that crazy scenario you just made up in order to excuse apple of any blame, instead of simply believing the most plausible explanation which is...
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 4, 2006 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Your laptop is coming apart, get it replaced. :p 759 Views / 12 Replies  
Your laptop is coming apart, get it replaced. :p
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 29, 2006 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: One of my 5 replacements had a creaking hinge, #3... 1,232 Views / 17 Replies  
One of my 5 replacements had a creaking hinge, #3 i think. I had it exchanged.

I simply gave up at #5. I'll wait for MacBook Rev E, they should have everything sorted by then. :p
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 29, 2006 at 02:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 4th macbook was a week 26 blackbook from... 525 Views / 2 Replies  
My 4th macbook was a week 26 blackbook from Amazon that i ordered on July 6th and it gets hot as hell(had some other minor issue that i can't recall at the moment), so i gave it to my friend.

...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 26, 2006 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I went through 4 Macbooks before i asked for my... 9,761 Views / 136 Replies  
I went through 4 Macbooks before i asked for my money back. There was NO WAY i was going to pay for a ***NEW*** computer just so i can run around having it repaired as soon as i take it out of the...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 20, 2006 at 12:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Amen! Preach on brother! I gave up at lemon... 9,761 Views / 136 Replies  
Amen! Preach on brother!

I gave up at lemon #4, and just got bitched at by all the little kids here that think i should pay Apple $1,500 so i can run around trying to get the crap they sell me...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 17, 2006 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called Amazon earlier today and asked them to... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
I called Amazon earlier today and asked them to have UPS pick up the 4th defective Macbook and refund my money.
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 15, 2006 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So if we all followed your logic there would only... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
So if we all followed your logic there would only be 1 negative post per issue on these forums? If you think all those posts/threads/news stories screaming about the discoloration issue didn't push...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 14, 2006 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Got it from Amazon, and yes, any apple store will... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
Got it from Amazon, and yes, any apple store will repair it.
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 14, 2006 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What part of we're paying for *NEW* products and... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
What part of we're paying for *NEW* products and not used fixer-uppers don't you understand? We should not have to take *NEW* products into the shop right after opening the box. I know it's difficult...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 14, 2006 at 02:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did not bother because i never cared about the... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
I did not bother because i never cared about the vent, i only mentioned it to them so they would fix it while they were fixing the creaking hinge.

Anyway, i forgot to mention that the machine with...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 14, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I paid them $1500 to provide me with a laptop... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
I paid them $1500 to provide me with a laptop that is supposed to be free from defects, not to give me a part time job trying to get a properly built and working product.

I have every right to be...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 13, 2006 at 04:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So i ended up taking the one with the creaking... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
So i ended up taking the one with the creaking hindge to the appe store on 5th avenue...

They "fixed" the hinge, but did not fix the bulging part of the vent. So, i just figured i'll take it home...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 13, 2006 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've had two different "Mac Genius" cause massive... 13,239 Views / 82 Replies  
I've had two different "Mac Genius" cause massive scratches on laptops i've brought in, so i don't exactly trust those idiots with my machines anymore, specially since it's IMPOSSIBLE to prove to...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 11, 2006 at 08:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Seems you guys are right about that, either way,... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
Seems you guys are right about that, either way, i ended up giving that one to my friend since it runs much hotter than the last two.

I'm debating whether to keep #2 if i manage to fix the...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 10, 2006 at 11:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So i got my third macbook and it's also a victim... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
So i got my third macbook and it's also a victim of shoddy QC...

The left side around where the security hole is located is sticking out because the screws there aren't gripping on to anything,...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 10, 2006 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Received my replacement Macbook yesterday and... 2,594 Views / 38 Replies  
I'll start with the positive stuff first:

1. The memory slots actually work as intended on this one, dimms pop out properly and the new ones went in without any trouble(on the first one the dimms...
Posted by Ciber, on Jul 8, 2006 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Why get a refurb when Amazon will sell you a... 562 Views / 5 Replies  
Why get a refurb when Amazon will sell you a brand new one for $1,399.00 after rebate? Amazon also doesn't charge tax and offers free delivery on it.
Posted by Ciber, on Jun 30, 2006 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I installed it properly. I work in IT and have... 13,239 Views / 82 Replies  
I installed it properly. I work in IT and have replaced computer parts thousands of times, these slots aren't exactly complicated or anything, just poorly built/designed.

In case you haven't...
Posted by Ciber, on Jun 28, 2006 at 03:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Another victim of the craptastic ram slots here.... 13,239 Views / 82 Replies  
Another victim of the craptastic ram slots here. Put in 2 gigs and then tried to start it, nothing happened... Tried the original ram and nothing. I then took it down to the 5th avenue store which...
Posted by Ciber, on Jun 27, 2006 at 07:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I replaced the dead hd on my Rev C 12" PB by... 454 Views / 6 Replies  
I replaced the dead hd on my Rev C 12" PB by following the guide at ifixit. (http://www.ifixit.com)
Posted by Ciber, on Jun 4, 2006 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Only for about a minute at the SOHO store. I... 12,657 Views / 187 Replies  
Only for about a minute at the SOHO store. I don't like it, it just feels weird.

They also don't have the black one on display there yet, which is what i wanted to see.
Posted by Ciber, on May 16, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh yeah, i almost forgot about the retarded... 12,657 Views / 187 Replies  
Oh yeah, i almost forgot about the retarded keyboard which has FLAT keys... this thing is just a really bad downgrade.
Posted by Ciber, on May 16, 2006 at 03:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. Already have an 80 gig hd.(can easily upgrade... 12,657 Views / 187 Replies  
1. Already have an 80 gig hd.(can easily upgrade anyway)
2. Only reason to like those stupid glossy screens is if you like looking at yourself all day while actually trying to do some work. If they...
Posted by Ciber, on May 16, 2006 at 01:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't think we'll be getting a 12/13" MBP... 12,657 Views / 187 Replies  
"Today, Apple unveiled the newly designed MacBook, the world’s most advanced consumer notebook featuring the Intel Core Duo processor and a gorgeous new 13-inch glossy widescreen display, all in a...
Posted by Ciber, on May 16, 2006 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm guessing the required specs are aimed at a... 3,026 Views / 51 Replies  
I'm guessing the required specs are aimed at a pro photographer working with RAW files at a fairly fluid speed. I'm sure that just like motion you will be able to run it decently on machines below...
Posted by Ciber, on Oct 22, 2005 at 12:34 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
You'd have to be really in love with Apple's ACD... 1,022 Views / 18 Replies  
You'd have to be really in love with Apple's ACD to buy it over the dell honestly... Hell you can buy two dells and have a dual setup for the price of the ACD... or buy a dell and like an extra 2...
Posted by Ciber, on May 20, 2005 at 10:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
What's below is based on my link... You're... 1,022 Views / 18 Replies  
What's below is based on my link... You're getting $486 because you forgot the padding heh.


Pack of CDR's $10.95 (Replace this with whatever you wish in order to bring your total above $750 in...
Posted by Ciber, on May 20, 2005 at 08:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It rotates... and dell will pay for the return... 1,022 Views / 18 Replies  
It rotates... and dell will pay for the return shipping heh.
Posted by Ciber, on May 20, 2005 at 08:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sticky: So order another? :P Also, it's pretty... 1,096,802 Views / 4,110 Replies  
So order another? :P


Also, it's pretty easy to get a exchange through dell's online chat.
Posted by Ciber, on May 20, 2005 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Send that thing back! You can get a 2005FPW... 1,022 Views / 18 Replies  
Send that thing back!

You can get a 2005FPW for $397 shipped... link (http://www.gottadeal.com/dell.php)
Posted by Ciber, on May 20, 2005 at 05:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a 12" Rev C and i got a 20" today and the... 4,316 Views / 61 Replies  
I have a 12" Rev C and i got a 20" today and the fan has not stopped, it's driving me insane.
Posted by Ciber, on May 20, 2005 at 03:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: 12" Rev C PowerBook Dell 2005FPW Logitech... 1,096,802 Views / 4,110 Replies  
12" Rev C PowerBook
Dell 2005FPW
Logitech MX510 mouse
Microsoft digital media pro keyboard
Treo 650 smartphone
ipod mini 4gig
Motorola HS850 BT headset


http://www.gotwoot.net/desk.jpg
Posted by Ciber, on May 20, 2005 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Link (http://www.xpbargains.com/) 11,011 Views / 122 Replies  
Link (http://www.xpbargains.com/)
Posted by Ciber, on May 15, 2005 at 09:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered a 2005FPW for 397 shipped from dell... 11,011 Views / 122 Replies  
I ordered a 2005FPW for 397 shipped from dell yesterday. For those that can't do the math, that's half the price of the Apple 20".


Here's a AnandTech review of the 2005FPW VS the 20" Apple.

...
Posted by Ciber, on May 15, 2005 at 12:46 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
1. Start Disk Utility 2. Make an image of... 997 Views / 9 Replies  
1. Start Disk Utility
2. Make an image of Tiger DVD
3. Select ipod
4. Name your ipod Mac OS X Install DVD
3. Click Restore.
4. Drag Tiger DVD image to Source.
5. Drag your ipod partition to...
Posted by Ciber, on May 1, 2005 at 07:32 PM, in Mac OS X
That doesn't work. It'll install it and it'll... 747 Views / 9 Replies  
That doesn't work. It'll install it and it'll run, but it'll just sit at "Lookup irc.blah.net" forever. Never connects to any network or ip.

Same thing happens with the Darwinports and Fink...
Posted by Ciber, on Apr 23, 2005 at 12:49 PM, in Developer Center
The packages on Fink and Darwinports don't work... 747 Views / 9 Replies  
The packages on Fink and Darwinports don't work on Tiger, i've tried.
Posted by Ciber, on Apr 11, 2005 at 07:24 AM, in Developer Center
irssi 747 Views / 9 Replies  
Any chance someone around here can compile a working version for tiger?


<<<Without an irc client right now.
Posted by Ciber, on Apr 10, 2005 at 09:29 AM, in Developer Center
A lot of people on Fatwallet and Anandtech Hot... 17,248 Views / 136 Replies  
A lot of people on Fatwallet and Anandtech Hot Deals have been getting the 24" dell for $860...

Fatwallet Link (http://www.fatwallet.com/t/24/444381/)

Anandtech Link...
Posted by Ciber, on Mar 4, 2005 at 03:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Still no FXP support? /me Misses... 2,044 Views / 45 Replies  
Still no FXP support?


/me Misses FlashXFP...
Posted by Ciber, on Feb 19, 2005 at 05:32 AM, in Applications
Who can tell these days, with crazy mac owners... 976 Views / 10 Replies  
Who can tell these days, with crazy mac owners theming os x and windows nutcases theming windows to look like os x. :P
Posted by Ciber, on Sep 26, 2004 at 07:57 PM, in Mac OS X
How did this guy turn his finder windows like this? 976 Views / 10 Replies  
http://aldranix.spymac.net/gallery/panthers.png




The whole thing looks a bit weird too...
Posted by Ciber, on Sep 26, 2004 at 07:48 PM, in Mac OS X
irssi. ALL the gui mac clients have an... 1,182 Views / 36 Replies  
irssi.



ALL the gui mac clients have an insane amount of cpu usage for what they do.


I see 50-100% cpu usage when using any gui irc client on the mac.
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 17, 2004 at 08:19 AM, in Applications
I have a stick of the "Transcend" stuff at... 388 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a stick of the "Transcend" stuff at newegg. Good stuff.


12" Rev C.
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 14, 2004 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My LCD shuts down after 5 minutes. 2,331 Views / 29 Replies  
My LCD shuts down after 5 minutes.
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 11, 2004 at 01:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I let mine run 24/7. I need to stay on... 2,331 Views / 29 Replies  
I let mine run 24/7.


I need to stay on AIM and IRC 24/7.
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 11, 2004 at 03:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
WoW ran like crap before this update for me. My... 2,619 Views / 36 Replies  
WoW ran like crap before this update for me. My Powerbook never goes into sleep mode. Had the same crappy performance even after rebooting with 10.3.4.
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 9, 2004 at 09:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It fixed WoW for me. It's now smooth and very... 1,604 Views / 12 Replies  
It fixed WoW for me. It's now smooth and very playable on my 12" Rev C. No more stuttering and weird flashing graphical glitches.
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 9, 2004 at 07:44 PM, in Gaming
Just finished playing a round of BF1942(DC) and... 8,588 Views / 148 Replies  
Just finished playing a round of BF1942(DC) and it is silky smooth now. No more stutter during those big action scenes.
Posted by Ciber, on Aug 9, 2004 at 06:44 PM, in Mac OS X
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