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Wow ! Sales rank shot up to number 3 from... 1,124 Views / 32 Replies  
Wow !

Sales rank shot up to number 3 from 2460 the day before,
Must have been discovered as a good deal. No rebates either.

Usually nobody beats NewEgg, except now, even after rebates.
...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Memories 1,124 Views / 32 Replies  
I've ordered these and can't report on compatibility yet, but the price is right for Kingston.

Buy.com - Kingston 2GB PC2-5300 667MHZ 200-Pin SODIMM DDR2 Laptop Memory - KVR667D2SO/2GR...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 12, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't know how to tell on battery; here's the... 1,589 Views / 24 Replies  
I don't know how to tell on battery; here's the info:
HP Pavilion 15.4" Widescreen Notebook PC (DV6575US)

Mid-size notebook: The HP Pavilion dv6575us is a mid-size notebook, perfect for light...
Posted by HouseSold, on Jun 26, 2007 at 02:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll 2nd the vote for fan control; my daughter's... 1,589 Views / 24 Replies  
I'll 2nd the vote for fan control; my daughter's MacBook C2D stays 57-60, gets to 72 in Parallel or CS, but always drops down after. We do use it on a CoolPad stand for elevation and rotation only.
Posted by HouseSold, on Jun 26, 2007 at 12:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Visited the Apple store nearby and every floor... 1,589 Views / 24 Replies  
Visited the Apple store nearby and every floor model was sizzlin' just idling, including the 17"s. Really rubs me since several guys at work have Santa Rosa HP's that hardly feel warm top or bottom,...
Posted by HouseSold, on Jun 26, 2007 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Defrag / optimizers 450 Views / 2 Replies  
I believe TechTool Pro has a defrag feature. Also Disk Warrior What Other Features Are There? (http://www.alsoft.com/DiskWarrior/details8.html)
Posted by HouseSold, on Jun 22, 2007 at 02:45 AM, in Applications
What do you do to use iTunes you purchase to use... 1,087 Views / 25 Replies  
What do you do to use iTunes you purchase to use elsewhere? ie: slideshow background music or to a CD for your kids.
I tried to use a song bought on iTunes for my family slides background in...
Posted by HouseSold, on Jan 12, 2007 at 01:50 AM, in Applications
Check your trackpad operation and clicker for... 83,379 Views / 399 Replies  
Check your trackpad operation and clicker for smooth and positive clicking.
Check your display hinge for creaking or binding on opening or closing.

Make a backup disk image by opening disk...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 24, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Let Apple handle it through the DHL box to... 83,379 Views / 399 Replies  
Let Apple handle it through the DHL box to Tennesee route; ours was fine afterward including a delay for a hinge part and my upset that they replaced the hard drive without explanantion (no prior...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 23, 2006 at 01:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also in a quiet room, what does your fan sound... 4,297 Views / 24 Replies  
Also in a quiet room, what does your fan sound like on start up while cool and later when warmer.

The fan is always running here, yet should be inaudible unless your ear is near the keyboard. One...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 19, 2006 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Same fan sound here; it changes if the MacBook... 4,297 Views / 24 Replies  
Same fan sound here; it changes if the MacBook screen angle is changed, since the sound reflects back from the screen from the cooling vent below the screen. If you work at a full arms length from...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 16, 2006 at 02:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We had a standard config C2D MacBook show arrival... 779 Views / 11 Replies  
We had a standard config C2D MacBook show arrival November 15th; It shipped from China last Friday (10th) and arrived Monday(13th) at 9:15am in LA before their site could update from the weekend. We...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 16, 2006 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Our new C2D is beyond amazing (we had 3 1st gens)... 674 Views / 7 Replies  
Our new C2D is beyond amazing (we had 3 1st gens)

I don't want to praise it too much for fear of jinxing. :lol:

Barely audible fan and hard drive, cool running temp around 59 centigrade...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 16, 2006 at 01:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A small rubber band looped, if necessary, will... 1,073 Views / 11 Replies  
A small rubber band looped, if necessary, will work to keep the cap in place. A small paper clip shaped around and over the cord then over the cap as a retainer, should also work in a back pack...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 15, 2006 at 12:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We had a new MacBook ship last Friday morning... 920 Views / 13 Replies  
We had a new MacBook ship last Friday morning from Shanghai and arrive this morning (Monday) at 9:15am (Los Angeles) before the FedEx site could even update. Faster than a speeding bullet....

Go...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 14, 2006 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes.....included iWork (Keynote and Pages)... 545 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes.....included

iWork (Keynote and Pages) is a 30 day trial.
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 13, 2006 at 11:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The adapters have been subtly redesigned and... 1,073 Views / 11 Replies  
The adapters have been subtly redesigned and improved, looking at revisions, side by side. Wrapping the cord around the shell of the power adapter is the natural way to wrap the cord, but this...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 13, 2006 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We had the same trouble and Apple sent another... 1,073 Views / 11 Replies  
We had the same trouble and Apple sent another overnite DHL with a return label for the original.

The replacement is much improved and a little cooler with a heavier supply cable. Maybe my...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 13, 2006 at 01:33 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have bought from DMS over the years; the are... 791 Views / 6 Replies  
I have bought from DMS over the years; the are reputable, reliable and quick to ship. Our iMac Core Duo has their memory and has had no problems. I would use Mushkin or Newegg before anyone else...
Posted by HouseSold, on Nov 11, 2006 at 04:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Follow that MacBook Pro 25,099 Views / 266 Replies  
Follow that MacBook Pro :eek:

Track Your Mac Here: isnoop.net universal package tracking (http://isnoop.net/tracking/?PHPSESSID=b98251852f5f37fd077de74f215ea151)

Gives you a more thorough...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 31, 2006 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I saw that also. At least not a $25 extra... 777 Views / 9 Replies  
I saw that also.

At least not a $25 extra cost adaptor.

I'm still quite impressed value-wise with a 15.4" Toshiba CoreDuo Satellite (Best Buy $599 special a month ago, with DL DVD Burner,...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 28, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If Apple offered product in the 12.1", 14.7" and... 777 Views / 9 Replies  
If Apple offered product in the 12.1", 14.7" and 17" screen sizes, their market would be better covered.
Dell and others (including Sony already) are readying 12.1" powerhouse models currently.

A...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 28, 2006 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Read the thread by Rolling Musubi that Simon... 13,117 Views / 131 Replies  
Read the thread by Rolling Musubi that Simon pointed out here:
http://forums.macnn.com/58/imac-emac-and-mac-mini/309083/why-are-new-imacs-limited/#post3123447
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 26, 2006 at 02:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How is it a limit of the Intel chipset? Maybe... 13,117 Views / 131 Replies  
How is it a limit of the Intel chipset?
Maybe ROM or OSX perhaps?

I wonder if Parallels can see 4gb?

Our $500 Toshiba 15.4" Core Duo with Firewire, PCMCIA-ExpressCard 34,54 and DL/DVD RAM...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 24, 2006 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Amazon has the MacBook Pro model in stock; others... 764 Views / 5 Replies  
Amazon has the MacBook Pro model in stock; others have used it instead of the 65W MacBook adapter:
Amazon.com: 85W Portable Power Adapter for MacBook Pro: Electronics...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 24, 2006 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Frys has a couple of choices; we bought a... 544 Views / 2 Replies  
Frys has a couple of choices; we bought a 'Compaq' branded gooseneck USB lamp, but Kensington also make one.

Cost........about $20.
Check Circuit City, if no Frys nearby or Outpost.com (which is...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 18, 2006 at 12:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Or we can watch Apple.com every Tuesday (what has... 1,211 Views / 12 Replies  
Or we can watch Apple.com every Tuesday (what has become the sometimes typical announcement date) or read the rumor sites feverishly every day for tidbits (like do not open 'til Xmas syndrome) :cool:
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 16, 2006 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
In time for MacWorld January 2007. :eek: ... 8,718 Views / 77 Replies  
In time for MacWorld January 2007. :eek:

They may have more inventory than we thought.

Order Decemer 31st, and maybe get a newer model/revision, when they ship ?

Too late for one party,...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 16, 2006 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Only Apple knows how many Yonah-Core Duo... 1,211 Views / 12 Replies  
Only Apple knows how many Yonah-Core Duo processors are in inventory still, even though Intel reportedly will still produce them on a smaller production scale.

Who knows how many logic boards were...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 15, 2006 at 01:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Congrats and enjoy :) Your chances are... 732 Views / 6 Replies  
Congrats and enjoy :)

Your chances are very good for zero problems.

Stay tuned here and post your experiences and questions. You are covered, should there be a glitch.

You might check and...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 15, 2006 at 01:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
AMD uses both numbers and names and still... 1,058 Views / 17 Replies  
AMD uses both numbers and names and still confuses all but the engineers.
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 14, 2006 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
G6 = Too little, too late, maybe. Intel... 1,058 Views / 17 Replies  
G6 = Too little, too late, maybe.

Intel discovered the numbers were too easy, less confusing.:confused:

Customers associated higher number=better computer; Intel had too many market niches to...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 14, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
As someone else pointed out, the Apple Geeks make... 8,718 Views / 77 Replies  
As someone else pointed out, the Apple Geeks make up a minute part of the marketplace. Marketing and money will keep the Mac culture where it is today as evidenced by the product line and the TV ads....
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 14, 2006 at 01:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Next Best Thing Coming after Merom 1,058 Views / 17 Replies  
Saw this article:

Intel to follow 'Santa Rosa' Centrino with 'Montevina'

By Tony Smith

11th October 2006 09:16 GMT

Intel has yet to ship 'Santa Rosa', the next major update to its...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 11, 2006 at 06:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agree with your post points and Elektrix's too. ... 8,718 Views / 77 Replies  
Agree with your post points and Elektrix's too.

Apple will lose market unless it offers some more performance to price features.
With Intel processors in alot of hardware now, Apple has to sway...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 11, 2006 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Graphics are the one area that would really... 8,718 Views / 77 Replies  
Graphics are the one area that would really change some of the market for the MacBook/MacBook Pros.

Look at what other makers are supplying on their latest releases at the link above or Notebook...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 10, 2006 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Points well taken.........We bought a Toshiba... 8,718 Views / 77 Replies  
Points well taken.........We bought a Toshiba Core Duo 15.4" at BestBuy recently for just over $500 with firewire and DL DVD burner and TruBrite screen (4gb addressable). Audio is 3X as loud as our...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 10, 2006 at 08:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The paste, when first reported, was thought to be... 1,008 Views / 14 Replies  
The paste, when first reported, was thought to be an anti-oxidant (ensuring good contact without corrosion over time), some conjectured it was resin from the circuit board and others thought the...
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 9, 2006 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great sound in time for Halloween !:mad: ... 6,686 Views / 25 Replies  
Great sound in time for Halloween !:mad:

Ours is squeaking also. Yuck
Posted by HouseSold, on Oct 6, 2006 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You still win either way. The new Pods are... 1,697 Views / 20 Replies  
You still win either way.

The new Pods are nice and the MacBook rocks too, no matter which version of either, you score.
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 16, 2006 at 11:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When the Apple promos end is usually around when... 1,697 Views / 20 Replies  
When the Apple promos end is usually around when new stuff shows up. (if history repeats itself again and again and again)

Wait for Santa Rosa in the spring for a real boost.

You also have a 14...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would not use any protection... Let the... 658 Views / 8 Replies  
I would not use any protection...

Let the plastic cure........if you will.

Most professionals know, for example, it is better to not wax a new car right away because the paint has to cure a...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 13, 2006 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Be patient.............. Now that the... 10,184 Views / 117 Replies  
Be patient..............

Now that the iTunes/iPod event has passed, expect a quiet, no fanfare announcement to surprise everyone (if history repeats itself) iMacs and Minis already updated, all...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 13, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Any repairs needed or parts ordered make this... 464 Views / 6 Replies  
Any repairs needed or parts ordered make this knowledge necessary; like auto VIN's.

Also located in the battery compartment, visible with battery removed.

Also on the outside of the MacBooks'...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 9, 2006 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Only for conversation or if a known revision... 464 Views / 6 Replies  
Only for conversation or if a known revision occurs, you will know relative to others, when yours was produced.

It's a means of electronic profiling, like Cabbage Patch dolls. :lol:

It's also...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 9, 2006 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The loss of PR and market lead to competitors far... 1,404 Views / 10 Replies  
The loss of PR and market lead to competitors far outweighs the state of affairs in problem solving. There have been others' posting (here and other forums, including Apple's discussions) switching...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 9, 2006 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Click the Blue apple in the menu bar and select... 464 Views / 6 Replies  
Click the Blue apple in the menu bar and select about this Mac.

Click the greyed 'version number' under Mac OS X once.

Click the greyed 'build number' once and the serial number toggles up.
...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 9, 2006 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Laws of Physics at work here: One theory is... 83,379 Views / 399 Replies  
Laws of Physics at work here:

One theory is the 'shorting out' causing the problem varies with temperature. That is when cold or cooler the contraction taking place causes the shorting to occur. ...
Posted by HouseSold, on Sep 8, 2006 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If the rumor mongers are correct and Apple does... 10,184 Views / 117 Replies  
If the rumor mongers are correct and Apple does announce updates September 5th after Labor Day, any August 31st shipped out model/order won't arrive until after the announcement anyway, so could be...
Posted by HouseSold, on Aug 31, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try this favorite to test your LCD screens: ... 985 Views / 9 Replies  
Try this favorite to test your LCD screens:


Download PiXel Check – VersionTracker...
Posted by HouseSold, on Aug 27, 2006 at 08:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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