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Yes. 2 GB. I actually ran some maintenance... 547 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes. 2 GB. I actually ran some maintenance scripts and it seems to have fixed the problem.
Posted by bo989, on Aug 29, 2006 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Firmware update causing software to hang? 547 Views / 3 Replies  
This post is just intended to get an idea of other people's experiences with the new firmware update for the Macbook. It has certainly fixed the moo on my unit and lowered the operating temperature,...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 27, 2006 at 08:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think there might be some miscommunication... 537 Views / 5 Replies  
I think there might be some miscommunication here. There should be a border of white around both the LCD and the keyboard. The dark plastic should be raised slight. However, there should be no GAP...
Posted by bo989, on Jul 12, 2006 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I feel the same way. I would like to get my... 537 Views / 5 Replies  
I feel the same way. I would like to get my money's worth. My only concern is that I made sure to check the first and second Macbooks at the store before leaving, but I always missed something. The...
Posted by bo989, on Jul 12, 2006 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Repaired Macbook not "tight". Should I replace? 537 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi guys,

I need some advice. I have a Macbook that I have already exchanged once. The replacement I got had a squishy trackpad button that eventually collapsed in on itself. So I took it to my...
Posted by bo989, on Jul 12, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ciber, I'm pretty sure harrisjamieh is right. I... 2,819 Views / 38 Replies  
Ciber, I'm pretty sure harrisjamieh is right. I tested my whitebook and the left side bends in slightly, while the right side does not. This does not appear to be defect.
Posted by bo989, on Jul 10, 2006 at 01:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How are you putting it to sleep? Closing the lid... 789 Views / 8 Replies  
How are you putting it to sleep? Closing the lid or just waiting for it to go to sleep on its own?
Posted by bo989, on Jul 3, 2006 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Seagate 120 GB SATA HD STOCK??? 455 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi guys,

This hard drive seems to be out of stock EVERYWHERE! I live in London, Ontario, Canada. Does anyone know of a store (brick and mortar or online) where I can order this drive NOW? NCIX...
Posted by bo989, on Jun 23, 2006 at 07:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Seagate 120 GB SATA HD STOCK??? 645 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi guys,

This hard drive seems to be out of stock EVERYWHERE! I live in London, Ontario, Canada. Does anyone know of a store (brick and mortar or online) where I can order this drive NOW? NCIX...
Posted by bo989, on Jun 23, 2006 at 07:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Merom in the MB/MBP? Cooler? 858 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi guys,

About the only thing holding me back from buying a MB/MBP is the thought of an upcomming upgrade to Merom. I was wondering if I could get comments on when you think this will happen to...
Posted by bo989, on Jun 20, 2006 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are Later Models Cooler? 812 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently posted about my experience at the Apple Store. I found that all of the MBs and MBPs on display ran very hot. These units were likely from the early production runs. I am wondering if...
Posted by bo989, on Jun 17, 2006 at 02:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Are Later Models Cooler? 1,779 Views / 16 Replies  
I recently posted about my experience at the Apple Store. I found that all of the MBs and MBPs on display ran very hot. These units were likely from the early production runs. I am wondering if...
Posted by bo989, on Jun 17, 2006 at 02:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Nick. Selectable fan speed would be a good... 2,024 Views / 24 Replies  
Hi Nick. Selectable fan speed would be a good compromise. I know that several LG laptops offer this feature.
Posted by bo989, on Jun 14, 2006 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply Nick. I understand that heat... 2,024 Views / 24 Replies  
Thanks for the reply Nick. I understand that heat is a subjective thing and since I don't actually own either computer, I can't say for certain whether I could bear the heat. I understand that the...
Posted by bo989, on Jun 14, 2006 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hands-on Experience With MB and MBP 2,024 Views / 24 Replies  
This is a cross-post from notebookreview.com.

I should preface this post by saying that I owned an iBook G4 for two years that I loved working with. I am also an experienced PC user. I have little...
Posted by bo989, on Jun 14, 2006 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Command-F Search Not Respnding 298 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi.

My Command-F Search functino is not working. As soon as I type anyhing into the search field in the top right of the finder window the "progress circle" starts spinning in the bottom right of...
Posted by bo989, on Mar 24, 2006 at 01:23 AM, in macOS
I just thought I'd update everyone. After... 819 Views / 7 Replies  
I just thought I'd update everyone. After ordering my iBook on August 23rd 2004, I just received an email and tracking number showing that it shipped from Taiwan on August 28th, just 5 days later! It...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 31, 2004 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the reply. 819 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks for the reply.
Posted by bo989, on Aug 30, 2004 at 05:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply c.a. I assume BTO takes... 819 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the reply c.a.

I assume BTO takes longer. Apple has told me it will be 1-3 weeks before it ships. What I'm wondering is if, in other people's experience, the build time is closer to the...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 28, 2004 at 10:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the reply motoyen. When did you order... 819 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the reply motoyen. When did you order your iBook and how long did they estimate it would take? I'm also in Canada and my ship before date is September 15th. I just hope it doesn't actually...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 28, 2004 at 04:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
BTO iBook Delivery Time 819 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi guys. I ordered a BTO iBook, but apple says it'll be 1-3 weeks before it even ships. Does anyone have experience with such long wait times? Are they generally accurate or does apple...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 27, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for all the replies! They were very... 1,361 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for all the replies! They were very helpful. I've actually decided to go with the iBook, simply because moving to a new city has severely drained my finances and I'll be saving about $400CAD...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 25, 2004 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks again for the replies. I'll be going to... 1,361 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks again for the replies. I'll be going to the campus computer store today and may make my decision. Contributions to the thread are still appreciated, though! :)
Posted by bo989, on Aug 23, 2004 at 11:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Escher. I did do a search and read that thread... 1,361 Views / 17 Replies  
Escher. I did do a search and read that thread before starting my own. I didn't feel it answered my questions, mainly because my questions are focused so strongly on battery life. Also, I am a bit of...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 23, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for all the replies guys! 4 hours of... 1,361 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for all the replies guys! 4 hours of battery life sounds pretty fantastic compared to most Wintel machines.

I have a few more follow-up questions:

1) What exactly is CoreVideo and...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 23, 2004 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info t4r1q 4-5 hours sounds... 1,361 Views / 17 Replies  
Thanks for the info t4r1q

4-5 hours sounds great. But it does sound a lot different from what I've been reading in other threads. I trust your estimate more, though, since you're working with a...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 21, 2004 at 09:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
12" Powerbook Battery Life 1,361 Views / 17 Replies  
Hi guys. I've been lurking on this board for a while now, and this is my first post. I'm going to be purchasing a 12" Powerbook with the following specs:

- Rev. C
- 1.33 ghz
- 768 MB RAM
- 80...
Posted by bo989, on Aug 21, 2004 at 12:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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