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it Is The 15th Of January 2008, Any News On... 1,050 Views / 21 Replies  
it Is The 15th Of January 2008, Any News On Steve's Keynote Yet???
Posted by ankurcd, on Jan 15, 2008 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help! I am going to Zagreb (Croatia) for 2 weeks... 1,161 Views / 11 Replies  
Help! I am going to Zagreb (Croatia) for 2 weeks business trip... I would love to pick up a Macbook there after Steve's keynote on Tuesday... anyone knows any apple store or resellers in Zagreb? That...
Posted by ankurcd, on Jan 13, 2008 at 07:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
me waitin' for MWSF too... :) .... Steve ...... 1,161 Views / 11 Replies  
me waitin' for MWSF too... :)
.... Steve ... do give us something... anything...
Posted by ankurcd, on Jan 8, 2008 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey Dietrich, Did you get the MB already or... 742 Views / 13 Replies  
Hey Dietrich,

Did you get the MB already or waiting for MWSF ? just 6 more days to go buddy....
Posted by ankurcd, on Jan 8, 2008 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Cool..... me planning to buy the base level... 1,072,557 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Cool..... me planning to buy the base level Macbook White and upgrade the RAM and HDD (as I am in Switzerland planning to buy this Steg Online Shop (http://www.stegcomputer.ch/shop.asp) - is this the...
Posted by ankurcd, on Jan 7, 2008 at 09:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hi Danbrew, I intend to buy a Macbook and... 1,072,557 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hi Danbrew,

I intend to buy a Macbook and upgrade the RAM and HDD on my own too. Just wanted to know how easy it is to upgrade the HDD and run Bootcamp?

And it would be great if you can tell...
Posted by ankurcd, on Jan 7, 2008 at 05:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
15 days free return and no questions asked or... 654 Views / 10 Replies  
15 days free return and no questions asked or even a restocking fee?... well, in that case it is a no-brainer... swap it for the new one... you would feel better :)
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 23, 2007 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
it took 3 years ... but Apple did win you over... 3,418 Views / 88 Replies  
it took 3 years ... but Apple did win you over finally... and the specs are sweet... enjoy... and have a Merry Christmas! :)
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 22, 2007 at 04:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Tomster, Well, actually I was getting... 654 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi Tomster,
Well, actually I was getting such deals here in Switzerland as well... but, I had sought advise from this forum and they told me to check the specs and voila! it was the older...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 22, 2007 at 04:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
... the base level Macbook is the best deal as... 3,418 Views / 88 Replies  
... the base level Macbook is the best deal as both RAM and HDD is upgradable as per your liking ... later on at a cheaper rate...

... the only downside is the combo-drive ... it plays DVDs but...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 17, 2007 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
...do keep us posted on the apple store... 1,699 Views / 5 Replies  
...do keep us posted on the apple store response...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 14, 2007 at 04:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey "redhot_nyc" - can ya share the specs on your... 1,040 Views / 20 Replies  
Hey "redhot_nyc" - can ya share the specs on your gaming desktop and how much it cost you? please...:)
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 14, 2007 at 04:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Analogika, Called up Apple Swiss and it... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Hi Analogika,
Called up Apple Swiss and it seems they would take the order on the phone, accept my credit card and give me any keyboard I want yipeee! (UK, US or International...:confused:)...
...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 10, 2007 at 09:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
3 GB .... your Macbook must be blisteringly fast... 1,652 Views / 22 Replies  
3 GB .... your Macbook must be blisteringly fast now... :P.... enjoy... me planning to do the same when...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 10, 2007 at 04:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the difference between Macbooks and Macbook Pros... 1,040 Views / 20 Replies  
the difference between Macbooks and Macbook Pros are not just the screen... if you are looking at playing games and doing high end graphics work...you should go for the Macbook Pro as it has a better...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 10, 2007 at 04:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hi tristan... what is your location? 508 Views / 9 Replies  
hi tristan...

what is your location?
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 10, 2007 at 03:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi coolmacdude... sorry I didn't get what you... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Hi coolmacdude... sorry I didn't get what you were trying to say... :confused:
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 8, 2007 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hi... it would be a good idea to ask this... 579 Views / 3 Replies  
hi... it would be a good idea to ask this question in the gaming forum here... even though it is not a very active forum.... "posting wise"
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
the Swiss Apple site is in French... and doesn't... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
the Swiss Apple site is in French... and doesn't seem to have an option for an English keyboard....trying to call them up... hope someone will speak English and I can place an order with the English...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
:brick: :brick: :brick: The Mac Resellers in... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
:brick: :brick: :brick: The Mac Resellers in Switzerland only have Swiss-French or Swiss-German keyboards... hence it seems that I'll have to tell my younger brother to bring a Macbook with English...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 08:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
sorry analogika, a colleague of mine were... 425 Views / 2 Replies  
sorry analogika,

a colleague of mine were making these unfounded statements I found it very revolting... Jobs working for Gates.... yuck! I almost puked...

Can anyone tell me how to delete this...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is This True ???? 425 Views / 2 Replies  
Somebody forwarded this link to me... which relates to an article from the Washington Post edition of Thursday, August 7, 1997; Page A01

it states that Microsoft owns 7% in Apple???
...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hello Gamers.... I will be getting my... 2,032 Views / 48 Replies  
Hello Gamers....

I will be getting my Macbook 2.0 Ghz soon and will up the RAM to 2GB + 512KB.

I was wondering.... when playing PC games... which is better?
Parellels
or,
Bootcamp...

I...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 02:39 AM, in Gaming
File > Print > PDF In my Thinkpad I use... 1,223 Views / 20 Replies  
File > Print > PDF

In my Thinkpad I use PDF995 to create PDF files... you can take any document and press print... and then you can select PDF995 from the selection of printers... voila... you...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 02:31 AM, in Applications
Ah... makes sense to me now... :) and you were... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Ah... makes sense to me now... :) and you were absolutely right... RAM prices are dirt cheap now... :thumbsup:
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 7, 2007 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
RAM compatibility: Will Apacer DDR2 1GB,... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
RAM compatibility:

Will Apacer DDR2 1GB, PC-5300 Major,240Pin,667MHz,CL5 ... be compatible with a Macbook 2.0 Ghz? ...any reason why 667MHz is the preferred for Macbooks? :confused: I am gettin a...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 6, 2007 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
well... that does sound like a nice option...... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
well... that does sound like a nice option... didn't occur to me (dumb me!)

Objectively looking - between the white Macbooks - essentially for $200 (or CHF270) more, we get:
i) 0.2 GHz more...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 6, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
not that a DVD-Writer is a must-have... but, when... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
not that a DVD-Writer is a must-have... but, when you look iDVD - one may feel the need for one...

I think Apple has deliberately kept the combo-drive in the base model... else everyone would...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 6, 2007 at 06:06 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hello Everyone, With stores unwilling to... 1,073 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello Everyone,

With stores unwilling to accept credit cards (as the margins are really low) - I have scraped up just enough cash for the base model white Apple Macbook 13" 2.0 GHz. ok...here are...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 6, 2007 at 01:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Danke Schon! :) so the only remaining... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Danke Schon! :)

so the only remaining drawback of the base model is the absence of DVD-Write... as RAM and HDD are easily upgradeable...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 6, 2007 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks guys... 1,223 Views / 20 Replies  
thanks guys...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 5, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in Applications
Acrobat Reader for Mac - Free? 1,223 Views / 20 Replies  
Hi,

A quick question... is Acrbat reader download free for Mac users? Is the below link for the same ?

Adobe - Adobe Reader Download - All versions...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:54 AM, in Applications
Hi analogika... or anyone else... a couple... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Hi analogika... or anyone else...

a couple of questions:

1. The Apple site says "Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort"... I have an ADSL connection at home and have installed a...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hey everyone... i found out that it is actually... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
hey everyone... i found out that it is actually true... the discounted Macbooks are actually the slightly older generation ones with the Intel GMA 950 graphics with 64MB DDR2 and Mac OS X 10.4...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 3, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, exactly... there have been silent upgrades... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Well, exactly... there have been silent upgrades to the Macbook line and it seems there have been 3 in total... i cannot recollect them... can anyone help in giving some tips as to how we can be sure...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 3, 2007 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well... by limited distribution I meant there are... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Well... by limited distribution I meant there are not enough stores stocking Apple... hence there is no competition ...hence no bargaining possibility... HPs and Lenovos do have retailer discounts......
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 3, 2007 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
well mduell...I have got a month and a half more... 1,498 Views / 25 Replies  
well mduell...I have got a month and a half more of waiting and nothing to lose... even if it won't be a brand new Macbook... they may have a nice upgrade like doing away with the combo drive (on...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 06:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
eeeks! thanks analogika.... you are probably... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
eeeks! thanks analogika.... you are probably right.... it is actually next to impossible to get a discount on a latest Mac.. the limited distribution takes care of that!!!

Bottomline... I ain't...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 06:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks ghporter ... I could not set up US... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks ghporter ... I could not set up US Robotics Wireless Ndx Router 802.11N !!! Spent 2.5 hours... called up the internet service provider... nobody could do anything... it is that this particular...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 05:22 PM, in Networking
Hi analogika, sorry for being cryptic...... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Hi analogika,

sorry for being cryptic... well... i went to an authorised Mac reseller and they could not offer me even a cent in discount from the official price of CHF 1849. But at Interdiscount...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
@ kerosene ... i really envy you so much... :D ... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
@ kerosene ... i really envy you so much... :D

@ analogika...I have got a deal of CHF 100 off on the 2.2 GHz Macbook white...what d you say... only thing is that I will have to buy the display...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wireless Compatibility... 300 Views / 2 Replies  
ok... here is a dumb question... but sorry I have to ask it....:confused:

I have a US Robotics Wireless Ndx Router 802.11N at home... will a Macbook be compatible with this for wireless?
...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 08:04 AM, in Networking
My ThinkPad's Optical Drive has just now given... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
My ThinkPad's Optical Drive has just now given up! it is refusing to read!!!

Oh... this is killing me! Should I really wait for MWSF 2008 to buy a Macbook 2.2 GHz?

Urrggghhh! This wait is...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 07:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi kerosen, I myself am planning to shift to... 2,431 Views / 51 Replies  
Hi kerosen,

I myself am planning to shift to a Macbook soon... being a hassled Windows user till now - I did not have an issue being won over by OS X Leopard... that was the easy part... but I did...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 05:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks Brettcamp... decided to wait for MWSF... 1,303 Views / 19 Replies  
thanks Brettcamp...

decided to wait for MWSF 2008 after all.... :sleep:
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 05:30 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi lowbuzz, I myself am planning to shift to... 1,498 Views / 25 Replies  
Hi lowbuzz,

I myself am planning to shift to a Macbook soon... being a hassled Windows user till now - I did not have an issue being won over by OS X Leopard... that was the easy part...

But, I...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 2, 2007 at 05:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Oh sorry mduell - my T42 has "ATI MOBILITY RADEON... 448 Views / 6 Replies  
Oh sorry mduell - my T42 has "ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500"... thanks again for the details..

and thanks "butterfly0fdoom".... I have no reason left now - not to buy a Macbook.... except the fact that...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 1, 2007 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Fantastic information for me... thanks a lot... 448 Views / 6 Replies  
Fantastic information for me... thanks a lot mduell!
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 1, 2007 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Graphics Comparison with T42 448 Views / 6 Replies  
Dear Forum Members,

Ok.. just to understand the Graphics issue clearly (I have seen many threads regarding this here and want to put the issue in clear perspective)... I am presently doing great...
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 1, 2007 at 09:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi All, you mean no disk-defragmentation is... 2,737 Views / 99 Replies  
Hi All,

you mean no disk-defragmentation is required on a Mac???
Posted by ankurcd, on Dec 1, 2007 at 04:02 AM, in Mac OS X
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