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Late 2008 MacBook pro unibody - battery problems 1,287 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all

I've just came back from an apple store in London where I've been to fix a number of problems with my MacBook pro unibody, late 2008.. One of them was that the battery has died with 305...
Posted by jogi, on Sep 4, 2010 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Based on my MBA ownership last year. Owned it for... 1,591 Views / 29 Replies  
Based on my MBA ownership last year. Owned it for 10 months and sold it off to an MBP as it was capable as a primary computer.
Posted by jogi, on Dec 28, 2009 at 08:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Second that. Just zip the images up and attach... 701 Views / 13 Replies  
Second that. Just zip the images up and attach them. The easiest way to get round any mail client problems
Posted by jogi, on Apr 13, 2009 at 07:52 AM, in Applications
The only issue with the 2.16ghz C2D Macbook pro... 1,900 Views / 37 Replies  
The only issue with the 2.16ghz C2D Macbook pro is
- Its temperature. It heats up quite a bit but it doesnt cause any problems.
- Battery. It dies within a year or so.
Posted by jogi, on Apr 12, 2009 at 05:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I second this. The trackpad clicks and behaves... 39,729 Views / 962 Replies  
I second this. The trackpad clicks and behaves just like the one button trackpad. It is even better in some ways as it's much bigger and you can click anywhere on the surface instead of just at the...
Posted by jogi, on Apr 12, 2009 at 05:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Wy dont you buy the cheapest macbook + a good 24"... 1,581 Views / 26 Replies  
Wy dont you buy the cheapest macbook + a good 24" screen? It will be MUCH better than the 17"...? As you are contemplating for a 17" notebook, I guess you will be working at a desk..
Posted by jogi, on Apr 6, 2009 at 03:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No because you can actually zoom in the word page... 1,581 Views / 26 Replies  
No because you can actually zoom in the word page ;)

Go for the 15 MBP max, as the larger screen will allow you to see a larger page than the 13". The 17" I think is a complete overkill. If you...
Posted by jogi, on Apr 5, 2009 at 07:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Confirmed: ... 2,879 Views / 7 Replies  
Confirmed:
http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=311465

Using geekbench on my 2.4ghz Macbook Pro Unibody, it shows P8600 (25W)
2.93 GHz - Intel Core2 Duo T9800...
Posted by jogi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 03:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the 2.4 ghz unibody is definitely much cooler... 2,879 Views / 7 Replies  
the 2.4 ghz unibody is definitely much cooler than the Macbook air. Stays at 35C idle, reasching around 65 in load.

The 2.4 GHz has a lower wattage CPU than the 2.53 GHz, so that might make a...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 31, 2009 at 07:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Screen quality is much worse on the macbook... 556 Views / 4 Replies  
Screen quality is much worse on the macbook compared to the pro (both Unibody and previous generation LED model).

Another thing to consider is the graphics card and if you are actually using it...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 29, 2009 at 07:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Exactly that.. 1,056 Views / 20 Replies  
Exactly that..
Posted by jogi, on Mar 15, 2009 at 04:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Dont you think you're being a bit dramatic... 1,056 Views / 20 Replies  
Dont you think you're being a bit dramatic here..? :\
Posted by jogi, on Mar 15, 2009 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
For one I will never buy an Air again, unless the... 1,588 Views / 24 Replies  
For one I will never buy an Air again, unless the heat issues when Skyping and watching Youtube videos and hard drive upgradability issues are resolved.

See my thread with impressions for the Air...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 8, 2009 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
try the following: 1. Do not use the laptop... 1,280 Views / 46 Replies  
try the following:

1. Do not use the laptop on your mattress with the exhaust vents covered. Heat is the no. 1 enemy for batteries
2. Try calibrating the battery, i.e. let it run down completely...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 1, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That seems to be true.. I've done some research... 704 Views / 6 Replies  
That seems to be true.. I've done some research before getting the MBP and indeed the Air seems to have solved the heat issues; however it still appears to be a throwaway computer, as it has 2 GB,...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 1, 2009 at 06:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The reason I did not buy the MB was the poor... 704 Views / 6 Replies  
The reason I did not buy the MB was the poor screen quality. Blacks are not blacks but grey and did not want to compromise and switch laptops in a year again ;)
Posted by jogi, on Feb 28, 2009 at 06:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Depends how you define light use. All I wanted... 704 Views / 6 Replies  
Depends how you define light use. All I wanted was to Skype - video call, watch youtube videos, use iPhoto without problems and browse the internet. Problem is that it couldn't handle those...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 28, 2009 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Moving from 1st gen MBA to Unibody MBP 704 Views / 6 Replies  
So I've pulled the trigger and sold my 1 year old Macbook Air 1.6 GHz on Ebay.

Why? There were a number of reasons that made me unhappy with the laptop:

1. The laptop was constantly...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 28, 2009 at 09:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Finally made my decision and have put the Macbook... 6,221 Views / 19 Replies  
Finally made my decision and have put the Macbook Air for sale.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&Item=330307875153

Hope the MB screen is good enough, else I'll have to reach...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the profile is a bit darker as the gamma... 810 Views / 14 Replies  
I think the profile is a bit darker as the gamma is set to 2.2 instead of 1.8 that the original profile is at.

It depends on what panel you have (you can find out by looking in Display -> Color ->...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If you think about the advanced technology that... 707 Views / 10 Replies  
If you think about the advanced technology that these batteries incorporate (flat cells, chip for intelligent charging) I think that the price is reasonable.

On the other hand the MBP 15" battery...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 17, 2009 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
About once every year and a half. Went from a MBP... 3,050 Views / 53 Replies  
About once every year and a half. Went from a MBP 2.16 C2D (1.5 years) to an MBA (1 year) and looking at the new MB/MPBs now..
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, Want to give a try to the display... 810 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi,

Want to give a try to the display profiles and post your opinion?
http://forums.macnn.com/69/mac-notebooks/387096/impressions-of-calibrated-unibody-macbook-screen/
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To be honest, I don't see the MBA having any... 6,221 Views / 19 Replies  
To be honest, I don't see the MBA having any glare. I know that the MBP will be much more "glarey" but I think that a matt screen is far worse than any glossy screen when it comes to colours. ( i am...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check the link below to retrieve your key: ... 534 Views / 5 Replies  
Check the link below to retrieve your key:

http://store.apple.com:80/Catalog/US/Images/quicktime_faq.html#q10
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My current MBA and previous MPB makee the same... 1,155 Views / 17 Replies  
My current MBA and previous MPB makee the same clicking noise when moved suddenly, but that is to be expected as the drive is protecting itself.
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The Vaio looks good, but the only problem is, to... 1,227 Views / 18 Replies  
The Vaio looks good, but the only problem is, to be honest, Vista...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Got a point there. If the MB screen with... 6,221 Views / 19 Replies  
Got a point there. If the MB screen with calibration could look close to what my calibrated MBA screen looks like, I would immediately by the MB.. Guess I'll have to wait and try the profiles in the...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I agree, having upgraded my C2B MBP ram a couple... 2,053 Views / 17 Replies  
I agree, having upgraded my C2B MBP ram a couple of years back with 667MHz modules from Crucial and have never faced any problems.
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What is the power consumption like on the 7200... 1,011 Views / 14 Replies  
What is the power consumption like on the 7200 rpm drives? Also price difference? Considering that SSD's are falling rapidly in price, an SSD with 512GB could be affordable in half a year or so.
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Isn't that a bit dangerous in breaking your... 6,886 Views / 34 Replies  
Isn't that a bit dangerous in breaking your display/loosening the hinge or scratching the casing?
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've seen both of them in the London Apple Store,... 6,221 Views / 19 Replies  
I've seen both of them in the London Apple Store, but they were both un-calibrated. The Macbook screen looked particularly washed out compared to the MBP and my current, calibrated MBA.

As I'm...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks guys! How does the screen compare to the... 6,221 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks guys! How does the screen compare to the MBP after calibration? is the difference that bad still?
Posted by jogi, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help: Impressions of a calibrated Unibody Macbook screen? 6,221 Views / 19 Replies  
Hi

I'm in the process of selling my previous generation Macbook Air and contemplating to buy a Unibody macbook. I've been scared off by reports of the screen not being of good quality, comparable...
Posted by jogi, on Feb 15, 2009 at 11:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
none. buy a pair of B&W 601 speakers + amp....... 5,033 Views / 3 Replies  
none. buy a pair of B&W 601 speakers + amp.... same price much better sound
Posted by jogi, on Jul 9, 2008 at 08:04 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Satisfied, but it is definitely not free in the... 3,501 Views / 61 Replies  
Satisfied, but it is definitely not free in the UK... Check this out: iPhone: Behind the clever marketing… ź My-Spot (http://my-spot.co.uk/archives/19)
Posted by jogi, on Jun 15, 2008 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Not the photos and music/videos though ;) 2,715 Views / 10 Replies  
Not the photos and music/videos though ;)
Posted by jogi, on Jun 15, 2008 at 01:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
it will be too slow.... 1,148 Views / 3 Replies  
it will be too slow....
Posted by jogi, on May 10, 2008 at 08:20 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
The mic in plug is not mic in but audio in, i.e.... 1,654 Views / 3 Replies  
The mic in plug is not mic in but audio in, i.e. it needs amplified current not provided by a microphone.
Posted by jogi, on May 10, 2008 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the biggest problem with the macbook air, that I... 2,896 Views / 63 Replies  
the biggest problem with the macbook air, that I haven't read about anywhere is if you encode videos for about 30 minutes, the machine reaches around 75 C. Then it drops the frequency of the...
Posted by jogi, on Apr 27, 2008 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Why would you like to use ╬╝Torrent while u can... 1,387 Views / 12 Replies  
Why would you like to use ╬╝Torrent while u can use a perfectly good program for OSX? (transmission, tomato, azureus)

Not to mention the additional 10% of CPU that the Virtual Machine will use for...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 29, 2008 at 10:42 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sticky: Flat in newcastle... Macbook Air on a Glass... 1,127,548 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Flat in newcastle...

Macbook Air on a Glass table...

http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/439/img0332dw6.jpg
Posted by jogi, on Mar 26, 2008 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My setup (Airport Extreme and external 320gb HDD)... 2,657 Views / 35 Replies  
My setup (Airport Extreme and external 320gb HDD) is working just fine... You need to have the airdisk mounted, but not the sparse image. Time Machine mounts the sparse image.
Posted by jogi, on Mar 24, 2008 at 12:08 PM, in Networking
Wireless N over 5Ghz gives me aprox 7MB/Sec from... 2,657 Views / 35 Replies  
Wireless N over 5Ghz gives me aprox 7MB/Sec from the Air Disk in download mode and about 3-4 in upload mode...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 22, 2008 at 06:05 PM, in Networking
After both updates (utility and firmware) I was... 2,657 Views / 35 Replies  
After both updates (utility and firmware) I was able to backup correctly to the Airdisk connected on the Aiport Extreme Gigabit version. Working smoothly now :-)
Posted by jogi, on Mar 20, 2008 at 08:11 AM, in Networking
Most express card ssd's run of USB 2.0, so they... 542 Views / 3 Replies  
Most express card ssd's run of USB 2.0, so they are bottlenecked at 30mb/sec maximum. That is NOT the case with SSD drives. The benefit of having an SSD express card is close to zero. You can do the...
Posted by jogi, on Mar 19, 2008 at 08:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
And where do you base the above? It is about... 2,423 Views / 14 Replies  
And where do you base the above? It is about current -> power. Any device that asks it gets it.

I have a:

-> Lacie portable 160 gb firewire + usb and it did not work with the Macbook pro 15"....
Posted by jogi, on Mar 13, 2008 at 04:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try upgrading the firmware to the latest version.... 506 Views / 2 Replies  
Try upgrading the firmware to the latest version. It should work. Mine had the same issue with 1.1.3 but all gone with 1.1.4
Posted by jogi, on Mar 6, 2008 at 06:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I had migration issues from my macbook pro to the... 470 Views / 6 Replies  
I had migration issues from my macbook pro to the air; the light sensor was not working till I created a new account and copied my files there.
Posted by jogi, on Mar 6, 2008 at 05:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'd DEFINATELLY send the bill over to the person... 2,112 Views / 41 Replies  
I'd DEFINATELLY send the bill over to the person that dropped it. He caused the damage, he pays.
Posted by jogi, on Mar 5, 2008 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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