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New Mac mini owner here as well . . . thanks for... 1,244 Views / 12 Replies  
New Mac mini owner here as well . . . thanks for the advice, folks.
Posted by raekwon, on Jan 16, 2007 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't plan on taking it back in for a while. A... 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
I don't plan on taking it back in for a while. A cosmetic issue isn't worth repeatedly taking it to the Genius Bar if they're just going to replace it with the same stuff. I'm actually about to try...
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 18, 2006 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Indeed it does. If Apple's solution to an... 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
Indeed it does. If Apple's solution to an acknowledged manufacturing defect is to replace it with the same manufacturing defect, then that's a problem.
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 13, 2006 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow... 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
Wow...
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 7, 2006 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It's amazing to me that this thread turned into a... 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
It's amazing to me that this thread turned into a discussion about (what I thought was) an obvious joke in my sig, instead of its intended purpose, that is, a discussion about Apple's apparent...
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 5, 2006 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The sig is all in good humor. Hence the smiley... 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
The sig is all in good humor. Hence the smiley at the end. Also, I don't know where you got the idea that I was concerned about wasting your time. :confused:

My Macbook won't be going back in...
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 4, 2006 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, they did not replace my entire computer . .... 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
Well, they did not replace my entire computer . . . just the plastics that were staining. It's week 21.
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 1, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, they're still suckers. I'd rather take it... 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
Yes, they're still suckers. I'd rather take it in every once in a while (or even leave it stained) than pay a $150 premium for a different color. ;-)

No offense taken.
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Uh-oh . . . replacement plastics staining, too. 2,847 Views / 56 Replies  
Yep.

You may remember a few weeks ago when I posted about the good customer service experience I had (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=301610) when taking my stained MacBook in to get the...
Posted by raekwon, on Aug 1, 2006 at 09:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
"Priority" service? Perhaps not. Service? ... 1,167 Views / 12 Replies  
"Priority" service? Perhaps not.
Service? Absolutely. Buying at the Apple Store is no differen from buying from Apple.com.
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 13, 2006 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Stained MacBook (and what Apple did about it) 1,167 Views / 12 Replies  
Long story short: My top case plastics started yellowing after about a month of use. Both AppleCare and my local Apple Store offered to fix it under warranty. I went with my local store to get it...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 13, 2006 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dude, send this story to TUAW! :) 10,695 Views / 32 Replies  
Dude, send this story to TUAW! :)
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 6, 2006 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I'm on staff at a church . . . I'm pretty much... 1,087,074 Views / 4,110 Replies  
I'm on staff at a church . . . I'm pretty much the assistant pastor, but that's not my official title.
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 5, 2006 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I closed my MacBook's lid the other day (which... 648 Views / 13 Replies  
I closed my MacBook's lid the other day (which puts it to sleep) before I went to bed and forgot that I didn't have it plugged into AC power. It was sitting at around 75% charged at the time.
...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 5, 2006 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: If someone manages to come out with one that 1)... 1,087,074 Views / 4,110 Replies  
If someone manages to come out with one that
1) is compact like most notebook mice and . . .
2) looks good w/ Apple white

then maybe. Until then, I'm pretty happy with the one I have (RadTech's...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 5, 2006 at 01:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: On my desk at work . . . ... 1,087,074 Views / 4,110 Replies  
On my desk at work . . .

http://static.flickr.com/54/168483444_2523c1a345.jpg

My bag and its contents . . .

http://static.flickr.com/75/176648266_cc0360b381.jpg

At home, running the...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 5, 2006 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's "carbon", which I can only describe as being... 340,800 Views / 581 Replies  
It's "carbon", which I can only describe as being a dark-dark-dark-dark-bluish-grey (pretty close to black but not quite black). It's a pretty darn nice color. I got mine from www.radtech.us . . ....
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 5, 2006 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm pretty happy with my STM Alley. ... 340,800 Views / 581 Replies  
I'm pretty happy with my STM Alley.

http://static.flickr.com/58/176648496_77749155a3.jpg
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 5, 2006 at 10:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Another update . . . took my MB to the Genius Bar... 1,282 Views / 15 Replies  
Another update . . . took my MB to the Genius Bar today and had a similar experience as guilmes above. They ordered the parts and will call when they're in. They told me that the fix could take up...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 4, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/play... 3,436 Views / 26 Replies  
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/mac/mp9/default.aspx

Click the "Download Now" button and save it to your desktop, then run it. Have you already tried this and had problems?
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 4, 2006 at 11:29 AM, in Applications
I downloaded WMP for Mac just the other day and... 3,436 Views / 26 Replies  
I downloaded WMP for Mac just the other day and it worked without a hitch.
*shrug*
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 3, 2006 at 03:27 PM, in Applications
Addendum to the above post . . . it looks like... 1,282 Views / 15 Replies  
Addendum to the above post . . . it looks like the way Apple Stores are taking care of it varies store by store (for now). I just called the store here in Columbus...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 3, 2006 at 03:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Speaking as as an even newer noob here . . .... 2,471 Views / 61 Replies  
Speaking as as an even newer noob here . . . coming onto a board with an established sense of community, making "official" allegations with nothing but "it's true!!!!! respect me!!!!11!" to back it...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 3, 2006 at 03:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What is a "setup", if not the computer and its... 1,384 Views / 12 Replies  
What is a "setup", if not the computer and its surroundings?
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 3, 2006 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Reading first-hand reports is encouraging, as my... 1,282 Views / 15 Replies  
Reading first-hand reports is encouraging, as my MB has started showing some discoloration . . . I'm just a bit nervous about it, since there's been nothing official stated on Apple's web site on...
Posted by raekwon, on Jul 3, 2006 at 02:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks 539 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks its all back to normal. I appreciate it heaps
Posted by raekwon, on Apr 24, 2006 at 06:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
deleting music and utilies folder? 539 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok I am completely computer illiterate essentially and have no idea where to find the utilites folder for my ipod. All I want to do is to delete all my songs of my ipod. I tired deleting them but now...
Posted by raekwon, on Apr 24, 2006 at 08:50 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
 
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