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This is great news! I really prefer the Al bezel... 1,801 Views / 36 Replies  
This is great news! I really prefer the Al bezel too. Come on, Apple, give us the same option on the 13". They already make this bezel for the MBA, the matte screen part should be easy.
Posted by molala, on Aug 14, 2009 at 04:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My rev C (1.33) 12" PB just won't die either. ... 1,427 Views / 27 Replies  
My rev C (1.33) 12" PB just won't die either. Except the battery, it lasts about 3 minutes. I use it at work and I've been thinking of replacing it with an MBA because the screen seems dim now. The...
Posted by molala, on Aug 12, 2009 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm glad there is a 13-inch "pro" notebook again.... 1,111 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm glad there is a 13-inch "pro" notebook again. I bought a refurb blackbook last October because I couldn't compromise on firewire plus I don't like glass. Looking forward to reviews of the 13"...
Posted by molala, on Jun 8, 2009 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i got the previous generation black MacBook from... 1,176 Views / 11 Replies  
i got the previous generation black MacBook from the UK store. they've now sold out, i haven't seen the deal for a week.
Posted by molala, on Nov 16, 2008 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Only you can decide for yourself which is the... 1,228 Views / 15 Replies  
Only you can decide for yourself which is the better screen. Go to an Apple Store again and compare them side by side. I picked the plastic Macbook because I just don't like the glossy screen (and...
Posted by molala, on Nov 2, 2008 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If Amazon still has stock, I would call them to... 480 Views / 7 Replies  
If Amazon still has stock, I would call them to exchange it. Not that Apple customer service isn't great, but replacing an item seems faster than repairing one.
Posted by molala, on Nov 1, 2008 at 10:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I returned mine after ordering another refurb -... 992 Views / 21 Replies  
I returned mine after ordering another refurb - black Macbook which is £699, much happier with this and it's worth the extra £40 for the extra HD space (I really couldn't decide between black or...
Posted by molala, on Oct 29, 2008 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hehe. I thought someone was going to say we... 1,939 Views / 140 Replies  
Hehe. I thought someone was going to say we should call them Macs mini. Kinda like culs-de-sac and mothers-in-law.
Posted by molala, on Oct 26, 2008 at 05:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I remember this from 4th grade English... 1,939 Views / 140 Replies  
Yes, I remember this from 4th grade English class. Collective nouns. You can use them as singular or plural. Another example -

My family is close-knit.
My family are fighting over grammar.
Posted by molala, on Oct 26, 2008 at 05:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My refurb 2.4 white Macbook just arrived,... 992 Views / 21 Replies  
My refurb 2.4 white Macbook just arrived, everything works ok. But the case is not perfect, it's slightly raised on the left side above the ports, it's not too bad but two other white Macbooks at...
Posted by molala, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the update! I'll certainly get a... 992 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks for the update! I'll certainly get a refurb now if Apple gets stock again. I went to John Lewis yesterday but they had not dropped their prices yet. Amazon UK also has not dropped their...
Posted by molala, on Oct 20, 2008 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The iMac was a whole new computer. Maybe the G3... 773 Views / 23 Replies  
The iMac was a whole new computer. Maybe the G3 all-in-one was a very short lived and exclusively distributed predecessor. But before then, Apple had been making desktops and towers for years, they...
Posted by molala, on Oct 19, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Let me know how your Macbook is. I saw the... 992 Views / 21 Replies  
Let me know how your Macbook is. I saw the refurb too (really good price), but hesitated too long and now it's all gone.
Posted by molala, on Oct 18, 2008 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think Dixon's allow you to pick it up when you... 237 Views / 2 Replies  
I think Dixon's allow you to pick it up when you get back. They could even deliver it (still duty free) to your UK address. Another option is to buy it from Chicago, US prices are lower. The...
Posted by molala, on Oct 17, 2008 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't notice a problem with the trackpad. I... 3,565 Views / 26 Replies  
I didn't notice a problem with the trackpad. I tried four of the MacBooks at the store here and one MBP. The trackpad has a nice texture and it's nice to do the resizing and rotating objects with...
Posted by molala, on Oct 16, 2008 at 02:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just saw the white Macbook, it does have firewire. 992 Views / 21 Replies  
Just saw the white Macbook, it does have firewire.
Posted by molala, on Oct 16, 2008 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I still use a 12in PB and have a G3 Pismo... 16,510 Views / 514 Replies  
I still use a 12in PB and have a G3 Pismo gathering dust and I can't bring myself to sell it (I still power it up sometimes).

Just saw the new Macbooks in the Apple Centre here. They look great,...
Posted by molala, on Oct 16, 2008 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Firewire - I feel like I did when they dropped... 1,262 Views / 33 Replies  
Firewire - I feel like I did when they dropped the PCMCIA slot from the iBooks and 12" PBs. I hated it but then learned I could live without it.
Posted by molala, on Oct 15, 2008 at 06:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Looks wise, it's great. But I also want the... 1,262 Views / 33 Replies  
Looks wise, it's great.

But I also want the firewire port. I need it for an external hard drive I have. Also, how do I use target disk mode now?

I may just get a blackbook if those are...
Posted by molala, on Oct 14, 2008 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm using a 12" 1.33GHz PBG4 that I had since Feb... 2,365 Views / 41 Replies  
I'm using a 12" 1.33GHz PBG4 that I had since Feb 2005. Thinking of upgrading once the new MBs are updated next week, but this thread is making me reconsider.

My current uptime is 26 days. I...
Posted by molala, on Oct 12, 2008 at 07:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good luck to you!! That age is the best time to... 891 Views / 34 Replies  
Good luck to you!! That age is the best time to do it, it sounds like a fantastic career opportunity too. There is nothing like the chance to reinvent yourself, because you're somewhere where no...
Posted by molala, on Jan 2, 2008 at 08:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, you can replace the layout with the standard... 274 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, you can replace the layout with the standard Finnish keyboard. Just tried it... Finnish keyboard doesn't look as weird as I feared :). If you enable and click the Keyboard Viewer (under the...
Posted by molala, on Aug 12, 2007 at 05:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the photos and notes. Very nice... 1,303 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks for the photos and notes. Very nice set-up!
Posted by molala, on Aug 11, 2007 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
I never realised that! I always thought it was... 2,824 Views / 18 Replies  
I never realised that! I always thought it was just the £ and € signs on top of 3 and 2 that was different between the UK and US keyboards (I have both). Yep, the UK ones are more cool :).
Posted by molala, on Aug 11, 2007 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Treo apps I can't part with: MetrO - a... 970 Views / 9 Replies  
Treo apps I can't part with:

MetrO - a public transport database; tells you which train/tram/bus to take to go from place to place in hundreds of cities.

Sailing Clicker - to control Keynote,...
Posted by molala, on Jul 4, 2007 at 05:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Another one from Europe posting :). I... 1,391 Views / 40 Replies  
Another one from Europe posting :).
I wouldn't really use 3G because the iPhone already has wi-fi. But I do want more 3rd party apps.
Posted by molala, on Jun 30, 2007 at 06:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Treo 650 7,253 Views / 126 Replies  
Treo 650
Posted by molala, on Sep 18, 2006 at 07:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hadn't had roommates for years until a couple... 35,384 Views / 39 Replies  
I hadn't had roommates for years until a couple of years ago. If you find good ones, then it's great, better than living on your own. You just have to choose wisely. I prefer to save money on...
Posted by molala, on Sep 17, 2006 at 05:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you must have earbuds, this is a good... 1,324 Views / 19 Replies  
If you must have earbuds, this is a good replacement for the Apple ones:

v-moda Remix M-Class Earphones | iLounge iPod Accessory Reviews...
Posted by molala, on Sep 13, 2006 at 07:20 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
He looks alright, but I agree that the collar is... 1,707 Views / 68 Replies  
He looks alright, but I agree that the collar is too big. I, too, am relieved that he is at least wearing jeans and that the shirt is black.
Posted by molala, on Sep 13, 2006 at 01:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Bank of America has an alliance with Barclays in... 595 Views / 10 Replies  
Bank of America has an alliance with Barclays in the UK, so I'm not charged fees in the US if I use their ATM. Reverse might also be true.

I still prefer to use my credit card overseas...
Posted by molala, on Sep 4, 2006 at 04:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My main issue with smokers is second-hand smoke. ... 3,440 Views / 76 Replies  
My main issue with smokers is second-hand smoke. Sure, they have the right to do anything to their own bodies and lungs. But I wish they didn't have to exhale into public air, especially upwind...
Posted by molala, on Sep 1, 2006 at 04:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This morning I woke up once again expecting to... 668 Views / 19 Replies  
This morning I woke up once again expecting to hear about Andre's dramatic retirement but he's still around!! Pretty amazing considering he needed cortisone injections for his back just on Tuesday. ...
Posted by molala, on Sep 1, 2006 at 03:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That confused me, I know he won his 1st round... 668 Views / 19 Replies  
That confused me, I know he won his 1st round match against Andrei Pavel in 4 sets last Monday. Agassi is not quite the same player he was in last year's 5-setter against Blake. He's only played a...
Posted by molala, on Aug 31, 2006 at 06:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm glad that Apple made their own investigation,... 797 Views / 25 Replies  
I'm glad that Apple made their own investigation, it's a start. Standards of living, wages, work hours, and work practices are different per country. I don't think Apple is abusing its Chinese...
Posted by molala, on Aug 19, 2006 at 05:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You're not too old. But I say try it for a few... 1,071 Views / 51 Replies  
You're not too old. But I say try it for a few weeks or months first. Can you take a leave of absence from work? It always feels better to have a backup plan - such as another job waiting for you,...
Posted by molala, on Aug 18, 2006 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Do you have an iBook G3? Sounds like the known... 420 Views / 3 Replies  
Do you have an iBook G3? Sounds like the known video problem.
http://www.apple.com/support/ibook/faq/

Apple might be willing to fix it for you.

But if they won't or if it's really time...
Posted by molala, on Aug 17, 2006 at 04:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Another vote for the 9600, it was a great... 670 Views / 16 Replies  
Another vote for the 9600, it was a great machine. Very expandable and upgradeable, you could open the case very easily. 350MHz 604e was faster than some of the G3's released shortly after it.
...
Posted by molala, on Aug 17, 2006 at 03:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Rattle and Hum followed by Joshua Tree 642 Views / 37 Replies  
Rattle and Hum followed by Joshua Tree
Posted by molala, on Aug 17, 2006 at 03:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm glad he was finally caught and hope it is the... 2,945 Views / 135 Replies  
I'm glad he was finally caught and hope it is the right guy. The one documentary I saw about this (years and years ago) implied it was the parents, and I didn't give it a second thought because she...
Posted by molala, on Aug 17, 2006 at 03:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I would translate the last line as, " We all have... 704 Views / 38 Replies  
I would translate the last line as, " We all have problems. For some, it's obesity. For you, it's lack of kindness."

I wish typing on my Mac could burn more calories.
Posted by molala, on Aug 15, 2006 at 02:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've lived and worked in four continents in the... 1,585 Views / 84 Replies  
I've lived and worked in four continents in the last ten years. I get the impression it's you who isn't in touch with the world.
Posted by molala, on Aug 15, 2006 at 03:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It was in Australia. There is no danger in... 1,585 Views / 84 Replies  
It was in Australia. There is no danger in mistaking an American for a Canadian there. But the opposite would be unpleasant.
Posted by molala, on Aug 15, 2006 at 03:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like the iMac name, mainly because it's this... 1,364 Views / 59 Replies  
I like the iMac name, mainly because it's this machine that started the financial turnaround of Apple in August 1997. It's symbolic. I'd like for them to always have an iMac line.

Also, remember...
Posted by molala, on Aug 15, 2006 at 03:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been asked if I were Canadian before and the... 1,585 Views / 84 Replies  
I've been asked if I were Canadian before and the person confessed it was actually a polite way of asking if I were American :). Well, I'm neither, but I guess Canadians would be offended to be...
Posted by molala, on Aug 15, 2006 at 03:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Because the monkeys left behind found one another... 2,010 Views / 125 Replies  
Because the monkeys left behind found one another so irresistable that they just kept breeding and producing progeny to keep their species alive. And they'll be at it for a long time.
Posted by molala, on Aug 11, 2006 at 02:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You could get into a lot more trouble forgetting... 1,187 Views / 71 Replies  
You could get into a lot more trouble forgetting a birthday than forgetting which year 9/11 was. So in practical terms, it's more important to remember the birthday because it's better to offend...
Posted by molala, on Aug 11, 2006 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
These are probably the same people who forget... 1,187 Views / 71 Replies  
These are probably the same people who forget their spouse's and loved ones' birthdays and anniversaries, who can't tell exactly the ages of their children. It's not that uncommon and doesn't mean...
Posted by molala, on Aug 11, 2006 at 04:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
i have the sennheiser cx300 which are... 1,442 Views / 14 Replies  
i have the sennheiser cx300 which are noise-reducing because they're in-ear phones. great sound, i prefer them to my stock apple earphones. around £20 here.

but if you really want the Apple...
Posted by molala, on Aug 10, 2006 at 05:34 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, I write for myself anyway. Or rarely, for a... 517 Views / 19 Replies  
Yes, I write for myself anyway. Or rarely, for a few close friends who enjoy what I write. It's not my profession, nor do I expect it to be. But I get a lot of satisfaction from having expressed...
Posted by molala, on Aug 7, 2006 at 10:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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