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White MacBook Battery Replacement 1,670 Views / 2 Replies  
My battery is well over 600 cycles and I am getting mid 90% health ratings on it. Though, the fact is that my battery only lasts about half as long as it used to. I guess Applecare doesn't cover...
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 3, 2009 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here we go with some pics. After looking at them... 813 Views / 4 Replies  
Here we go with some pics. After looking at them I realized that I probably should have cleaned up the ipod first. Ohwell, this is what the iPod looks like after you have smudged it. As honest as...
Posted by Christopera, on Jul 22, 2009 at 08:01 PM, in Marketplace
Hahaha, no. I left out the "a" To... 813 Views / 4 Replies  
Hahaha, no. I left out the "a"


To clarify. The etching reads exactly this "The mind is a terrible thing to waist."
Posted by Christopera, on Jul 22, 2009 at 03:08 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 16gb iPod Touch 2g 813 Views / 4 Replies  
I am selling my iPod 2g to generate some funds for the purchase of a new 32gb iPhone.

I bought the iPod from my nephew the day it arrived at this house. He ordered the iPod the day the 2g was...
Posted by Christopera, on Jul 22, 2009 at 01:51 PM, in Marketplace
Interestingly, the headphones are about 13... 373 Views / 5 Replies  
Interestingly, the headphones are about 13 dollars cheaper for us. Seeing that they come from that part of the world you would think that it would be the other way around.
Posted by Christopera, on Oct 17, 2008 at 12:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Snap, how did that happen? Kind of like I am... 373 Views / 5 Replies  
Snap, how did that happen?

Kind of like I am always getting the mobile myspace page on my MacBook.
Posted by Christopera, on Oct 17, 2008 at 10:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Weren't the ipod in ear headphones with remote $79? 373 Views / 5 Replies  
I could swear Steve told us that the dual driver headphones with remote were going to be $79. I think they were even listed as $79 on apple store but now I am seeing $128. So much for that purchase....
Posted by Christopera, on Oct 17, 2008 at 09:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Five days down with my 2G Touch and I have to say... 1,227 Views / 18 Replies  
Five days down with my 2G Touch and I have to say that it is better than I expected. The quality of the ipod feels outstanding. It has nice weight but isn't too heavy and the stainless/glass fit...
Posted by Christopera, on Sep 19, 2008 at 02:13 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I ordered the 2g Touch just a few hours after the... 1,227 Views / 18 Replies  
I ordered the 2g Touch just a few hours after the announcement. The price reduction alone was enough for me, and the slimmer (by virtue of its roundedness) profile and speaker did me in.

I have...
Posted by Christopera, on Sep 9, 2008 at 10:42 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
11 months. Mine cracked at the screen foot this... 181,704 Views / 198 Replies  
11 months. Mine cracked at the screen foot this morning. Apple store here i come!
Posted by Christopera, on May 11, 2008 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You do realize you can get the 8GB Ipod Touch... 756 Views / 3 Replies  
You do realize you can get the 8GB Ipod Touch Refurb (basicly new) for $250? So that would be one under warranty Ipod Touch withough scratches for the same price as your voided warranty scratched up...
Posted by Christopera, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:03 PM, in Marketplace
Room temperature might mean that it is not... 2,887 Views / 9 Replies  
Room temperature might mean that it is not getting any juice from the charger. It should gain some heat while being charged. The problem might be battery side or hardware side. Only one way to...
Posted by Christopera, on Apr 23, 2008 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great buy from an even better seller. Good stuff!... 1,245 Views / 11 Replies  
Great buy from an even better seller. Good stuff! Thanks!
Posted by Christopera, on Apr 19, 2008 at 09:44 PM, in Marketplace
I would be interested to see the engineering data... 1,574 Views / 39 Replies  
I would be interested to see the engineering data on drive failure rates. I would bet that tray load and slot load drives perform nearly the same in test environments.

This however doesn't mean...
Posted by Christopera, on Apr 13, 2008 at 05:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When I was buying 6 months back I had already... 1,574 Views / 39 Replies  
When I was buying 6 months back I had already made up my mind that I was buying MacBook. That decision was made more on OSX than anything else. However, as I was doing my research it became...
Posted by Christopera, on Apr 13, 2008 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It was a nice investment for my MB. Be patient... 581 Views / 6 Replies  
It was a nice investment for my MB. Be patient as their shipping times are terrible. It took over a month for me to finally recieve mine. It has kept my MB in nice shape but it really sucks on the...
Posted by Christopera, on Apr 5, 2008 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Eye fagique and glossy screens are a matter of... 1,264 Views / 9 Replies  
Eye fagique and glossy screens are a matter of light angle and light quantity. It is always best to have your computer screen at a 90 degree angle to any light source and have the surrounding light...
Posted by Christopera, on Apr 3, 2008 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Check your PM's 1,245 Views / 11 Replies  
Check your PM's
Posted by Christopera, on Mar 29, 2008 at 02:20 PM, in Marketplace
Do you still have Leopard? 1,245 Views / 11 Replies  
Do you still have Leopard?
Posted by Christopera, on Mar 28, 2008 at 02:43 PM, in Marketplace
Easy Flash Creation Apps? 385 Views / 0 Replies  
I do a good bit of web development and while I do Flash CS3 I sometimes wish I had something that I didn't have to hand code. Anybody know of any Swish like flash creation apps for OS X or am I...
Posted by Christopera, on Mar 24, 2008 at 06:00 PM, in Developer Center
AppZapper. Nice tip for the everyday user too. ... 362 Views / 5 Replies  
AppZapper. Nice tip for the everyday user too. Thanks.
Posted by Christopera, on Mar 24, 2008 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can't you copy your disc to a new disc using OS... 1,050 Views / 9 Replies  
Can't you copy your disc to a new disc using OS X? I don't know the steps but would like to as I have a 250Gb drive that is supposed to be here Thursday.

P.S. define Mac Modification.
Posted by Christopera, on Mar 18, 2008 at 06:21 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The nature of the industry is one that promotes... 1,329 Views / 18 Replies  
The nature of the industry is one that promotes the constant evolution and revolution of computer hardware and software. Do your research, hope you are lucky, or be satisfied with what you own. If...
Posted by Christopera, on Feb 28, 2008 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They are up. Interestingly, the apple remote is... 643 Views / 11 Replies  
They are up. Interestingly, the apple remote is now an option...Maybe they did that on the last revision I don't know. An extra 2Gb of ram is only $400. HAHA. I don't see the multi-touch on the MB...
Posted by Christopera, on Feb 26, 2008 at 08:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
June '07 no cracks. I have invisishield and the... 19,074 Views / 96 Replies  
June '07 no cracks. I have invisishield and the lid literally leaves indents in the invisishield on the palm rests. I am hoping the invishield will provide enough enough cushion to prevent the...
Posted by Christopera, on Feb 19, 2008 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It has shaped keys rather then the flat keys. I... 761 Views / 8 Replies  
It has shaped keys rather then the flat keys. I suspect all the new notebooks will have the flat keys. It has to be a PS'ed PowerBook.
Posted by Christopera, on Jan 3, 2008 at 07:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You win...I could argue but it isn't worth it. 2,186 Views / 33 Replies  
You win...I could argue but it isn't worth it.
Posted by Christopera, on Jan 3, 2008 at 07:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm with Cadaver on this one. I do believe you... 2,186 Views / 33 Replies  
I'm with Cadaver on this one. I do believe you will find that most are.
Posted by Christopera, on Jan 3, 2008 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Blah, blah, blah. Or am I right? ... 2,186 Views / 33 Replies  
Blah, blah, blah.



Or am I right?

The Chipset issue was already taken care of in earlier posts. Some people... Next time we should read all of the posts before posting.
Posted by Christopera, on Jan 2, 2008 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Lerechaunmac, Yes, c2d macs can only utilize... 2,186 Views / 33 Replies  
Lerechaunmac,
Yes, c2d macs can only utilize 3GB of the 4, however, using matched sticks will have a slight video performance advantage. So some may rub 4GB rather than 3GB. Although, I saw little...
Posted by Christopera, on Jan 1, 2008 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sadly, the majority of the computer buying... 1,099 Views / 28 Replies  
Sadly, the majority of the computer buying population doesn't care what they get as long as it is a computer that looks good. I can't tell you how many times friends and relatives have made bad...
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 18, 2007 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I have this MB for five months and there is no... 24,659 Views / 42 Replies  
I have this MB for five months and there is no crack. However, I can see an indent in the invisishield on the wrist pad area where the lid hits. I think often of the broken wrist pad problems. The...
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 18, 2007 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wont the tip just spin when the drill is pressed... 684 Views / 19 Replies  
wont the tip just spin when the drill is pressed on it? I'm not sure i would risk the damage either. Seriously, the straw idea is genious. I lost valuable hours of sleep over it.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 14, 2007 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The other night while i was laying in bed... 684 Views / 19 Replies  
The other night while i was laying in bed insomnia style i was thinking about this issue. Lame...I know. Anyways, i was betting that if you could find a coffee straw that was just a bit of squeeze...
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 14, 2007 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It would have to be one strong magnet. I really... 684 Views / 19 Replies  
It would have to be one strong magnet. I really think if you take some pressurized air and squirt it in the port it might blow the piece right out. Or you could try shaking the computer on its side.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 13, 2007 at 12:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some very small tweezers may do the job. Or even... 684 Views / 19 Replies  
Some very small tweezers may do the job. Or even some heavy pressure into the hole might be enough to blow it out.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 12, 2007 at 11:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry to hear that you are having troubles. I... 2,488 Views / 5 Replies  
Sorry to hear that you are having troubles. I have to say that it would be pretty trick to get this to work under circumstances that you are controling.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 12, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The solution I have seen is to simply go to 4GB. ... 1,793 Views / 22 Replies  
The solution I have seen is to simply go to 4GB. You regain dual channel but can only utilize 3GB.

Although, from the tests I have seen it is barely worth it.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 10, 2007 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it true that Leopard makes the MB a bit... 1,189 Views / 20 Replies  
Is it true that Leopard makes the MB a bit sluggish? I personally haven't made the switch but I haven't really seen any complaints.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 9, 2007 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well props if you make it happen. I will be... 804 Views / 11 Replies  
Well props if you make it happen. I will be interested to read your follow up post.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 9, 2007 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's 75 on OWC with free shipping, not to rain on... 1,793 Views / 22 Replies  
It's 75 on OWC with free shipping, not to rain on the OP's parade.
3GB makes the MacBook a lean mean computing machine.

CoolMacDude you running leopard or tiger?
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think it depends on how much money you are... 804 Views / 11 Replies  
I think it depends on how much money you are making. $400 to me a college student could buy me lots of food. So no, it isn't worth it. You however might be rolling your Lambo in 50 centimeters of...
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 9, 2007 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Also, what generation is the iPod? 593 Views / 13 Replies  
Also, what generation is the iPod?
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 8, 2007 at 04:33 PM, in Marketplace
How much time do you estimate on the 250gb and... 593 Views / 13 Replies  
How much time do you estimate on the 250gb and 500gb hard drives?
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 8, 2007 at 04:31 PM, in Marketplace
Trade for a new in the box Invisishield complete... 390 Views / 6 Replies  
Trade for a new in the box Invisishield complete kit for MB?
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 6, 2007 at 01:27 PM, in Marketplace
I like to Safe Boot every once in a while. Oh,... 3,072 Views / 99 Replies  
I like to Safe Boot every once in a while. Oh, and I back up my files/move unnecessary files to an external.

I also clean the screen and case. That about does it.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 4, 2007 at 12:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I have found little need for any other... 8,373 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah, I have found little need for any other application.
Posted by Christopera, on Dec 3, 2007 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There are two people on this forum. Those who... 1,007 Views / 18 Replies  
There are two people on this forum. Those who love their macs and those who have had exteremely bad experiences and want to b*tch somewhere. The regulars love them and return everyday. Just because...
Posted by Christopera, on Nov 27, 2007 at 05:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I am considering the purchasing of the V470... 1,068 Views / 12 Replies  
I am considering the purchasing of the V470 despite it's lack of ergo design.

The problem I have is that I run two external hard drives and would primarily like to run mouse at home where the hard...
Posted by Christopera, on Nov 26, 2007 at 05:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
If you are very serious you may be intersted in... 1,789 Views / 3 Replies  
If you are very serious you may be intersted in saving up for this baby!

Sonos Digital Music System (ZP80 bundle) Digital Audio Receiver (DAR) reviews - CNET Reviews...
Posted by Christopera, on Nov 26, 2007 at 05:12 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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