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Sticky: Yeah, it was very weird. The computer has always... 1,077,674 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Yeah, it was very weird. The computer has always had a minor, intermittent flickering problem. I don't know if that had anything to do with it.

It worked out though. The new screen is brighter,...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Jan 30, 2009 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Definitely. I knew they would fix the problem... 1,077,674 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Definitely. I knew they would fix the problem since I have AppleCare, but I thought it would be a much bigger hassle. I thought I'd be without my computer for a week or two, if not longer, and that...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Jan 29, 2009 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I just thought I'd commend Apple's service with... 1,077,674 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I just thought I'd commend Apple's service with the problem I posted about above. They overnighted me a box to ship the computer to them. I sent it on Monday, they received it/repaired it/shipped it...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Jan 29, 2009 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Here's a picture from today: ... 1,077,674 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Here's a picture from today:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0903/Surfungus/what2.jpg

Awesome. I did some homework earlier, closed the lid, and when I reopened it a few hours later, this is...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Jan 22, 2009 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
About a year ago, someone asked me if I had an... 826 Views / 49 Replies  
About a year ago, someone asked me if I had an email address, and I told them I did. Then they said I, "looked like the type that would have a computer."
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Dec 28, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Me: What's wrong with me? God: Nothing... 932 Views / 29 Replies  
Me:
What's wrong with me?

God:
Nothing is wrong with me. Is there something wrong with you?

Me:
By "me," I meant me, not you.

God:
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Dec 28, 2008 at 12:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Those ads are funny. It's a cartoon, not a... 2,125 Views / 43 Replies  
Those ads are funny. It's a cartoon, not a person. It's funny.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Dec 4, 2008 at 12:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, they've actually been doing a lot of them... 626 Views / 28 Replies  
Yeah, they've actually been doing a lot of them lately too.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 27, 2008 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It looks like a great movie... ... 626 Views / 28 Replies  
It looks like a great movie...





...for me to poop on.

http://www.thrashed.net/swf/triumph_head.jpg
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 27, 2008 at 12:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hate the way they seem to be placing a much... 1,385 Views / 82 Replies  
I hate the way they seem to be placing a much higher emphasis on form over function lately. They've always managed to keep a delicate balance between the two, but lately things have been going...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 26, 2008 at 12:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.bestweekever.tv/bwe/images/2006/11/oj2.... 5,435 Views / 174 Replies  
http://www.bestweekever.tv/bwe/images/2006/11/oj2.jpg

I've made a huge mistake.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 25, 2008 at 09:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.bestoffunnyemail.com/images/wtf-is-that... 5,435 Views / 174 Replies  
http://www.bestoffunnyemail.com/images/wtf-is-that.jpg

Dancing is forbidden
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That was lame. "Oh my God, he quoted the... 429 Views / 25 Replies  
That was lame.

"Oh my God, he quoted the Declaration of Independence and danced on Ellen, is he really the one?"
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 18, 2008 at 01:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That trailer actually doesn't look too bad. It'll... 20,888 Views / 694 Replies  
That trailer actually doesn't look too bad. It'll definitely be different.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 17, 2008 at 09:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thank you. 1,568 Views / 111 Replies  
Thank you.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 17, 2008 at 01:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They have to abide by the law, but they don't... 1,568 Views / 111 Replies  
They have to abide by the law, but they don't have to agree with it. And the thing about gay marriage is that it doesn't affect anyone except those who want to be gay married.




I don't have...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No one else has to agree with it. It doesn't... 1,568 Views / 111 Replies  
No one else has to agree with it. It doesn't affect anyone except those involved. People have been getting gay married in California for the last six months, and no straight marriages have been...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 17, 2008 at 01:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The racial thing was just to illustrate my point,... 1,568 Views / 111 Replies  
The racial thing was just to illustrate my point, and I still think it's perfectly valid, but I definitely see what you're saying.

The bottom line is that under Prop 8, Gays are considered to be...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's not democracy, it's discrimination. ... 1,568 Views / 111 Replies  
It's not democracy, it's discrimination.

Honestly, this prop shouldn't even be allowed on the ballot. The people do not have the right to decide whether or not they want to enact discriminatory...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 16, 2008 at 12:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think there's definitely some gems out there,... 3,752 Views / 77 Replies  
I think there's definitely some gems out there, but I sure didn't find any. If you manage to get one, it's gotta be an amazing computer, but it's just too much of a crapshoot.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 12, 2008 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I remember back in 2000 I ate a can of peaches.... 608 Views / 21 Replies  
I remember back in 2000 I ate a can of peaches. Afterwards, I looked at the bottom and saw that they expired in December 1996. I'm pretty sure I was fine.

The next few months were kind of a blur...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 11, 2008 at 01:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The screen really is awful. I've been using my... 3,752 Views / 77 Replies  
The screen really is awful. I've been using my old WhiteBook since I returned the new MB, and the screen is much better. Still not the best viewing angle but much much better, and much less...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 11, 2008 at 01:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, I have a feeling she's probably tired of... 1,934 Views / 86 Replies  
Hmm, I have a feeling she's probably tired of lunch...

Unless she'll let you use her employee discount. In which case, lock that down.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Nov 6, 2008 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I haven't used it near windows, but I do have... 852 Views / 15 Replies  
I haven't used it near windows, but I do have lights to the side when I'm at home, and I've also used it in a classroom with no problems.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 27, 2008 at 02:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been anti-glossy for sometime, but I finally... 852 Views / 15 Replies  
I've been anti-glossy for sometime, but I finally gave in (since I had no other options), and it's just fine. :)

I haven't used my computer outside or anything yet, but so far the glossiness...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's an understandable idea, but it's usually... 2,061 Views / 34 Replies  
That's an understandable idea, but it's usually not going to get you the best bang for your buck. The absolute "high" end configurations are pretty much for bragging rights.

But of course, if you...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 24, 2008 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting. I guess it was just the price that... 592 Views / 14 Replies  
Interesting. I guess it was just the price that has been throwing me off. But I guess buying used/refurb like you guys did makes it a lot more sensible.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 21, 2008 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think the MB is probably best suited for your... 2,061 Views / 34 Replies  
I think the MB is probably best suited for your needs. I was in the same boat last week, and I opted for the MB over the MBP. Both are great machines, but the pro just didn't offer enough added...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 21, 2008 at 01:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, that's true. I also didn't mention weight. I... 592 Views / 14 Replies  
Hmm, that's true. I also didn't mention weight. I guess that probably does make a difference (it is a few pounds if I'm not mistaken right?).
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 21, 2008 at 03:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What's the point of the Air? 592 Views / 14 Replies  
I understand that it's meant to be a simple, basic, and very compact computer for people who want/need exactly that, but I just don't get it. If it were under $1000, then I would understand, but I...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 21, 2008 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, maybe, but I don't think it'd be any more of... 3,582 Views / 26 Replies  
Hmm, maybe, but I don't think it'd be any more of a hassle than with a regular trackpad.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 19, 2008 at 09:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's really easy. You just push down on the... 3,582 Views / 26 Replies  
It's really easy. You just push down on the trackpad and drag to the trash (or wherever). All with only one finger. :)
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 19, 2008 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it normal for the trackpad click to be kind of... 3,582 Views / 26 Replies  
Is it normal for the trackpad click to be kind of loud? Not louder than any regular trackpad buttons on PC's, but definitely louder than my old MacBook.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 19, 2008 at 01:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I absolutely understand your points (and I agree... 411 Views / 5 Replies  
I absolutely understand your points (and I agree with them), but at the same time, there's not a lot that can be done about it.

Apple pioneered the 3 1/2" floppy, and then was the first to kill...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 17, 2008 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Man those things are gorgeous. I'm torn between... 1,077,674 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Man those things are gorgeous. I'm torn between the MB and the MBP. :D
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 17, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In my opinion, the plastic cases are borderline... 5,675 Views / 18 Replies  
In my opinion, the plastic cases are borderline awful. It's hard to imagine aluminum not being better.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 9, 2008 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Definitely. AppleCare is one of the only extended... 2,012 Views / 13 Replies  
Definitely. AppleCare is one of the only extended warranties I'll buy. Sure, you may never use it, but if your computer takes a dive after 2 years, you'll be glad you have it.

I've never bought a...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 7, 2008 at 01:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it should recognize it. Even though it's... 368 Views / 6 Replies  
I think it should recognize it. Even though it's not paired, I'm sure you'll notice an improvement with a 2gb stick. :)
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Oct 2, 2008 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, that's true. I'll probably see if there's a... 1,746 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmm, that's true. I'll probably see if there's a time coming up when it would be easy for me to get there, and then I'll get it taken care of.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Sep 26, 2008 at 08:27 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I just don't feel like continuously exchanging... 1,746 Views / 9 Replies  
I just don't feel like continuously exchanging phones. The cracks from the defect are pretty distinct, and the last genius I talked to said I shouldn't have any problems exchanging it in the future....
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Sep 25, 2008 at 08:50 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This is a known issue, and sadly, there's no... 1,746 Views / 9 Replies  
This is a known issue, and sadly, there's no guarantee that a replacement wont have the same problem. If your phone has no problems otherwise, I would wait a while and see if Apple does anything...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Sep 24, 2008 at 04:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Sticky: Ok, so I've noticed something weird since... 283,189 Views / 203 Replies  
Ok, so I've noticed something weird since installing this new RAM: my computer is now outrageously hot. Way too hot to use on my lap. And the really weird part is that, according to iStat, it's not...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Sep 17, 2008 at 02:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Well nuts. Oh well, I live right across the... 283,189 Views / 203 Replies  
Well nuts.

Oh well, I live right across the street from Best Buy and I had a $50 AT&T rebate card, so that makes me feel slightly better. :D
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Sep 12, 2008 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I just upgraded my MacBook to 4gb, and wow! The... 283,189 Views / 203 Replies  
I just upgraded my MacBook to 4gb, and wow! The difference is insanely great.

Best Buy had 2gb Kingston sticks on sale for $54, so I just bought two of those. They seem to work fine, and the...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Sep 10, 2008 at 07:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Blackberries are great and iPhones are great. Use... 7,969 Views / 132 Replies  
Blackberries are great and iPhones are great. Use whatever works for you.

It's odd how somebody's choice of phone is taken as some sort of statement about their character.
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Sep 4, 2008 at 08:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I got too annoyed with my botched repair job that... 178,410 Views / 198 Replies  
I got too annoyed with my botched repair job that I took it back to the store today. They keys looked crooked and goofy, and the whole keyboard was warped. It was really weird. The Genius noticed it...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well they're not large when compared to myself or... 1,437 Views / 23 Replies  
Well they're not large when compared to myself or a car or something, but they do cover almost an entire side of the phone. There are actually more, but that was the clearest photo I could get.
...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Aug 22, 2008 at 11:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I exchanged my phone on Monday (8/18). As soon as... 1,437 Views / 23 Replies  
I exchanged my phone on Monday (8/18). As soon as he saw the cracks, the Genius gave me a replacement with no hassle.

Two days later I noticed there were already two cracks near the headphone jack...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Aug 22, 2008 at 10:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
does your service provider have a store nearby? I... 268 Views / 1 Replies  
does your service provider have a store nearby? I would definitely take it in to them, or at least call them (if you have another phone).
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Aug 19, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I dropped it off last Monday and picked it up... 178,410 Views / 198 Replies  
I dropped it off last Monday and picked it up today (it was done on Thursday, but I don't live nearby, so I didn't make it there until today).

Overall, I'd give the repair job a C+. It looked fine...
Posted by BoingoBongo, on Aug 18, 2008 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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