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It turns out my hard drive died, and they had one... 396 Views / 9 Replies  
It turns out my hard drive died, and they had one in stock to fix it. So I'm back with my Mac now... All is peaceful ;).

EDIT: And I don't think they're doing all the repairs in house, just the...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Dec 6, 2006 at 01:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
We're not sure if it was a problem with the HD... 396 Views / 9 Replies  
We're not sure if it was a problem with the HD itself or the logic board/cable... but the Genius ordered all of those parts, and he said he'd try some things and make sure he knew which was wrong.
Posted by Dillon-K, on Dec 5, 2006 at 08:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, I was a little upset. I'm glad that I had... 396 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah, I was a little upset. I'm glad that I had most stuff backed up.

The Apple Genius said that it would take 1-2 days to get the parts and then he'd get it fixed ASAP. It was funny because I...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Dec 5, 2006 at 02:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
... ha. 567 Views / 15 Replies  
... ha.
Posted by Dillon-K, on Dec 4, 2006 at 12:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How can you possibly pop a key off a MacBook?... 1,943 Views / 3 Replies  
How can you possibly pop a key off a MacBook? They're like... anti-pop keys!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Dec 4, 2006 at 12:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My copy of OS X completely died... 396 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm sitting there in Firefox typing a comment on someone's blog... then I get the spinning beachball of death. I wait about 5 minutes, then get impatient and force it to reboot... at which point OS X...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Dec 3, 2006 at 11:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook OS X install failing... 315 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm sitting there in Firefox typing a comment on someone's blog... then I get the spinning beachball of death. I wait about 5 minutes, then get impatient and force it to reboot... at which point OS X...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Dec 3, 2006 at 11:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Excellent point. I totally agree. I'm actually... 10,006 Views / 120 Replies  
Excellent point. I totally agree. I'm actually waiting to get Christmas gifts until January. I really wanted to get an iPod and a new cell phone for Christmas, but with all these iPhone rumors......
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 13, 2006 at 01:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
oh come on! "it's a shame that a $2.5k laptop... 1,363 Views / 22 Replies  
oh come on! "it's a shame that a $2.5k laptop blah blah blah." it's a computer. Computers can have bugs, defects, be lemons... Get off your ass and call apple to get it fixed.
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 12, 2006 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I wish there was a 14" MBP that had a price... 2,961 Views / 46 Replies  
I wish there was a 14" MBP that had a price between $1500 and $2000 with a 2GHz Core 2 Duo, Backlit KB, graphics card, and aluminum case. But we don't all get what we want, now do we? :(.
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 12, 2006 at 02:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm maybe Microsoft should start bitch-slapping... 771 Views / 8 Replies  
Hmm maybe Microsoft should start bitch-slapping their Windows releases before shipping them! That ought to help a lot!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 12, 2006 at 02:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow. that sucks. I do, however, agree with... 949 Views / 18 Replies  
Wow. that sucks. I do, however, agree with milhous. It depends on the state of your house at the time. Also, hitting him/her will cause more trouble. Just go over to her house and break something of...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 12, 2006 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Haha! Nice. It's Apple's Frontpage but... 1,052 Views / 24 Replies  
Haha! Nice. It's Apple's Frontpage but eleventy-billion times prettier.
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 12, 2006 at 02:18 AM, in Applications
I'm mainly using CyberDuck because it's free... 491 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm mainly using CyberDuck because it's free (although if I had the money, I'd buy Transmit)... The only problem I have with it is that it seems slower than other FTP apps and it won't let me rename...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 12, 2006 at 02:16 AM, in Applications
Oh bah! I guess I'm ok with it now (even though I... 10,006 Views / 120 Replies  
Oh bah! I guess I'm ok with it now (even though I bitched and moaned on my blog (http://www.dillon-k.net/blog/) about it), but it really sucks that 2 months ago I paid $1600 for a Black MacBook with...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 11, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, I wouldn't buy a red one, but I would love... 3,564 Views / 51 Replies  
Hmm, I wouldn't buy a red one, but I would love Apple to make an alumin MB... I love the matte black, but having to lift it from the bottom to keep it from getting smudged... not very fun. :).
Posted by Dillon-K, on Nov 7, 2006 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah... I left it alone for about 18 hours and... 1,124 Views / 6 Replies  
yeah... I left it alone for about 18 hours and came back and all but a .25 centimters of the screen were fine... plus, I have a dark background so you can't notice the screw-upage.
Posted by Dillon-K, on Oct 19, 2006 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is there anyway to DOWNGRADE my MacBook's Firmware? 1,955 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, when I first got my MacBook I thought I should update the firmware... however, now I hate it! the fans are constantly running and it's a HUGE pain! So is there any way to downgrade my firmware...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Oct 11, 2006 at 01:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Mac is Dead :( 1,124 Views / 6 Replies  
For once, there is a thread about something wrong with a MacBook that is NOT APPLE'S FAULT. Wow... such a novel idea...

Is it just me, or is there anyone here klutz-ish enough to spill water on...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Oct 2, 2006 at 01:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The only time I noticed anything was when the... 954 Views / 17 Replies  
The only time I noticed anything was when the optical drive was reading/writing... O.o
Posted by Dillon-K, on Oct 2, 2006 at 12:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Haha you guys have fun reliving the OS 9 days!... 6,775 Views / 41 Replies  
Haha you guys have fun reliving the OS 9 days! :). Man, I wish my MacBook could run OS 9... *sigh*
Posted by Dillon-K, on Oct 2, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
dammit, why do Apple updates screw everything... 6,815 Views / 147 Replies  
dammit, why do Apple updates screw everything up?! it's pissing me off that I have to search the web for a week each time they release an update before i can install anything!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Oct 1, 2006 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmm... haven't had my BlackBook's screen... 68,943 Views / 93 Replies  
Hmm... haven't had my BlackBook's screen flicker..... I'll keep an eye out for that though!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 22, 2006 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
haha, nice mduell. 1,274 Views / 8 Replies  
haha, nice mduell.
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 17, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Okay, are you joking me?! I doubt the sincerity... 6,739 Views / 33 Replies  
Okay, are you joking me?! I doubt the sincerity of this, honestly.... And if it is true, oh well, it's not like I can't just A) buy it from iTunes, or B) download it from another completely legal ;)...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 15, 2006 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Whoah, Whoah, Whoah.... You're mistaking what I... 3,079 Views / 89 Replies  
Whoah, Whoah, Whoah.... You're mistaking what I said. I didn't say that it wasn't a great computer blah blah blah. Yes, I DO think it is one of the best Macs ever made, exactly why I said earlier in...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 15, 2006 at 03:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Man I really hope they don't give them... 725 Views / 18 Replies  
Man I really hope they don't give them Merom's.... I just bought my MacBook a week and 6 days ago! It would really suck if they updated them now!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
NOO! Apple can NOT update the MacBooks! I won't... 1,598 Views / 20 Replies  
NOO! Apple can NOT update the MacBooks! I won't have it! I just got mine less than two weeks ago! they can't! noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!

(in all reality, they might; ignore this post)
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
While I have to admit, they are pretty cool... 3,079 Views / 89 Replies  
While I have to admit, they are pretty cool looking, I would never use an iMac G4 for video editing and I would NEVER say it had 'zippy speeds.' I would just want it to look cool and sit in the...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, those clamshells are pretty cool... maybe... 3,079 Views / 89 Replies  
yeah, those clamshells are pretty cool... maybe if they weren't 800x600 I'd shell out a few bucks and have one just for shits and giggles... man, it would be really cool to have an iMac G4 though......
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 15, 2006 at 02:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well can you just wait till more apps get... 1,184 Views / 9 Replies  
Well can you just wait till more apps get universal?! Buying a 12" PowerBook at this stage just seems a dumb move... and I'm telling you even with Rosetta, everything is fast on my BlackBook... and...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 12, 2006 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah... I of course will use my BlackBook for... 3,079 Views / 89 Replies  
yeah... I of course will use my BlackBook for most everything but I'm thinking of saving up a bit and buying myself an iMac g4... those things just look so cool, and frankly, I don't like living out...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 11, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I honestly don't think anyone can answer that...... 342 Views / 1 Replies  
I honestly don't think anyone can answer that... all we can do is predict... and my prediction is that there won't be a new MacBook or a revised MacBook on 9/12... it's just too soon! The MacBook's...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 10, 2006 at 05:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
honestly, the MacBooks (as sexy as they look now)... 875 Views / 11 Replies  
honestly, the MacBooks (as sexy as they look now) are gonna be old, ugly, clunkers in four years... and they'll be slow for doing anything other than email, word processing, etc... I think 2 years is...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 10, 2006 at 05:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Haha! I can just see that that stuck up PC guy... 3,079 Views / 89 Replies  
Haha! I can just see that that stuck up PC guy from the Apple commercials staring at you and nodding his head in disgust... LOL

BTW, don't flame me for not knowing the PC guy's name.... it's 5 am...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 10, 2006 at 05:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It looks like I've got a week 27! Thanks,... 381 Views / 6 Replies  
It looks like I've got a week 27! Thanks, HouseSold!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 9, 2006 at 02:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Will Clorox hurt the Matte-ness? I've just been... 1,251 Views / 20 Replies  
Will Clorox hurt the Matte-ness? I've just been using water + kleenex to clean off my BlackBook, but I need a better, more permanent solution...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 9, 2006 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Which week is my BlackBook? 381 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey... I've heard it mentioned on here about which week your MacBook is... and I'd really like to find out which week mine is, but I have no idea how to do so. I have a feeling mine's pretty early,...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 9, 2006 at 12:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: *pictures himself putting his MacBook in a... 1,068,429 Views / 4,110 Replies  
*pictures himself putting his MacBook in a vertical file holder* haha!!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 8, 2006 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to admit that the clamshells are quite... 3,079 Views / 89 Replies  
I have to admit that the clamshells are quite stylish computers but I wouldn't give up my BlackBook for nothin'! *holds it on chest with arms folded!!!*

*wakes up computer*
*begins typing*...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 8, 2006 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
... don't take this badly, but who in their right... 3,079 Views / 89 Replies  
... don't take this badly, but who in their right mind would give up a 1.33 ghz G4 for an old clamshell iBook that looks like a boulder picked up off the beach with multi-colored paint and an Apple...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 8, 2006 at 01:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Hmm cool setup... maybe I should lay out my... 1,068,429 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Hmm cool setup... maybe I should lay out my MacBook, bag and peripherals on my desk and take a picture... being that my old computer died I don't have much of a 'setup' other than my MacBook and its...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 7, 2006 at 12:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would just get a skin and put it in your... 724 Views / 6 Replies  
I would just get a skin and put it in your bag... honestly *especially if it's white* I would not put your Macbook in your backpack without a case. personally, I bought a Brenthaven Metro (black)...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 7, 2006 at 12:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
hehe good point. I thought about putting one of... 1,841 Views / 24 Replies  
hehe good point. I thought about putting one of them on my laptop bag, but that's basically saying "Oo0oo0Oooh! There's a mac in here! come take it!!!!!"
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 7, 2006 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: BTW, that's a MBP, not a PowerBook. Honestly... 1,068,429 Views / 4,110 Replies  
BTW, that's a MBP, not a PowerBook.

Honestly the only difference with thet MB and the MBP and this point is the screen size and graphics.... and honestly I love my MacBook's screen size... it's a...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 6, 2006 at 11:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey this will sound odd, but I just bought my... 1,434 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey this will sound odd, but I just bought my MacBook from the Oklahoma City Apple store last Friday (the 1st, my birthday)... and I'm not sure how recent it is... How do you tell which week your...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 6, 2006 at 11:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think it means the MacBook's getting an... 980 Views / 12 Replies  
I don't think it means the MacBook's getting an upgrade. I think that that the iPod nano is what will be getting upgraded....

Honestly if any mobile Macs get the core 2, it'll be the MBP. There is...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 6, 2006 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
man that $999 model will be great for my grandma... 1,021 Views / 20 Replies  
man that $999 model will be great for my grandma *emails link to Dad.* We've been wanting to get my grandma an iMac so she could have OS X's betterness... plus, it's an all-in-one so it's simple for...
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 6, 2006 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
wait so will my battery go down if I use my... 763 Views / 18 Replies  
wait so will my battery go down if I use my battery 50% of the time?!
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 5, 2006 at 06:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
wow cool... I wonder if Apple will include... 1,841 Views / 24 Replies  
wow cool... I wonder if Apple will include stickers with the new iPod(s) they're surely going to announce next week... (I may be kidding myself, but I really want to have a brand-new iPod :])
Posted by Dillon-K, on Sep 5, 2006 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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